It should not come as a surprise to know that Long has had her share of being a contender on the noted beautiful and sexy lists as well as being featured on popular magazine covers. She is a beautiful woman with curves in all the right places. She has merit and substance. She is not just gorgeous, sexy and beautiful but she is a talented actress who pours herself into the characters that she portrays. Nia long is undoubtedly not just another pretty face. Yes, Nia Long is indeed 'ALL woman'.
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Nia Long Is 'ALL Woman'
Nitara Carlynn "Nia" Long is a lot of things. Nia is an award winning Afro-Trinidadian American actress. Nia is a music video director. Nia is proud yet humble woman of color. Nia is secure in her own sense of self. Nia is a confident, intelligent and smart individual. Nia is well grounded in her career and personal live. Nia is a happy proud mother. Nia Long is fine. Nia long is beautiful. Nia long is 'ALL woman' What's the definition of 'all woman'? I can give you my definite of 'all woman'. I suspect that like so many words and terms in existence that it holds different meaning to many. 'All woman' (as per Slym) embodies, but is not limited to, a woman with the ability to be sassy yet classy at the same time; a woman who is makes smart intelligent choices, who is self-assured, who can handle herself and her business, who is never to busy for family and matters of the heart, who is just as comfortable wearing a designer dress as she is wearing cut off jeans, cap and t-shirt; a woman who is ambitious and not afraid of a challenge; a woman who has the self control to walk away from an argument but can and will kick your ass if the situation calls for it. I could go on and on but I'm pretty sure that I've painted a very vivid picture of what this term means to me. So the next question to ask is - does Nia Long possess a lot of, if not all, of the qualities mentioned about? You already know my answer (a definite resounding YES!) so go ahead (if you feel like it) and tell me yours. Some of her most noted films/TV appearances are The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air (a role she snatched from Jada Pinkett because Jada was too short for the role), Third Watch, Soul Food, Love Jones, The Best Man, Big Momma's House (I and II), Are We There Yet? and Are We Done Yet?. So far in her career she has won a Black Star Award for Star of the Year (2000), a Black Reel Award for Best Actress (2000 - The Best Man) and three Image Awards - two for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (2004 & 2005 - Third Watch) and one for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture (2000 - The Best Man). Long has had an additional 9 nominations as well. Throughout her career she has not been hesitant to take breaks when she has the need to. She is not one who feels the need to have to be doing back to back films or TV appearances and when I think of it, I've concluded that this is a major reason why it is always more pleasurable when she does a movie or make an appearance. She makes you miss her so that when she comes back you are truly gratified. Over the years she has had recurring roles in Judging Amy, Boston Legal and Big Shots. She does not have a lot in the pipeline in terms of up-coming films or TV shows which is of no surprise to me but I am certainly looking forward to seeing something from her in the near future.