Synopses & Reviews
From the man whose manners and style have taken him from celebrity assistant to a celebrity in his own right comes this illustrated guide of etiquette tips, rules, and lessons. Full-color photographs throughout.
About the Author
The First Gentleman of Hip Hop, Fonzworth Bentley, Derek Watkins, graduated from Atlantas Morehouse College with a bachelor of science degree concentrating in biology, then attended New Yorks prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology. After becoming one of the most popular maitre ds in New York City, he raised his profile as Sean “Diddy” Combss personal assistant. He later became the arbiter of good taste for Courvoisier and style and fashion correspondent for Access Hollywood, covering the Oscars, Golden Globes, and Grammys. He was also named one of People magazines “50 Hottest Bachelors” in 2004. He is the executive producer of an upcoming album with Kanye West featuring Andre 3000, Faith Evans, Esthero, and Pimp C, among others. Bentley has appeared on MTVs Making of the Band 2 and in music videos with OutKast, Kanye West, and Usher. He has also appeared in two feature films, Honey and Fat Albert. Fonzworth Bentley lives in Los Angeles.
For information about Bentleys tour, news, special events, and his Advance Your Swagger contest, visit him online at www.fonzworthbentley.net and www.myspace.com/therealbentley.