logo

Remember Janine from 'House of Payne'? She's now 38 & stuns in strapless jumpsuit in recent video

Mary Scott
Aug 27, 2018
10:28 A.M.

Demetria McKinney, known to most of us as the drug addict-turned-career woman in “House of Payne,” put her enviable curves on display as she served a series of poses in a new video. She turns 38 today, but McKinney can easily pass for someone younger.

Advertisement

McKinney posed up a storm as the camera captured all her angles in a 360-degree maneuver. She stood against a backdrop of “Black Music Honors” and stunned in a strapless black jumpsuit that hugged her curves just right.

Advertisement

Palming a black clutch, the actress who plays “Tamara Calloway” in “Saints & Sinners,” displayed her playful personality in the video, sticking out her tongue and flipping her side-swept curls at various times during the recording.

Advertisement

HOW DOES SHE DO IT ALL?

Despite her busy schedule as a singer and an actress, plus the fact that she’s also a single mom-of-one, McKinney recognizes the importance of striking a balance:

In a 2017 interview with Chicago Defender, while she was on a musical tour, the “Superstition” actress advised:

“It’s funny; it’s just a testament to what’s for you in God’s time. It’s also about not being upset or stressed out about stuff—it’s human. But you got to kind of let things go.”

Advertisement

WHAT DID MCKINNEY LEARN FROM MUSIC LEGEND, MICHAEL JACKSON?

Speaking further about how she maintains an equilibrium between her career and personal life, McKinney explained:

“I would really love to take this wig off and sit [sic] it on the headrest as if it were my bestie. …But those moments where I used to be able to of walk out looking any kind of way, being any kind of way and acting silly in public, I have to be aware of this. To understand there’s consequences, and everything that comes with fame comes with a consequence. There is no way around it. Michael Jackson led a very private life for a reason. Beyoncé is private about her life for a reason because you still want to shield those things that are super important to you.”

And the “Easy” singer does know what she’s talking about. She has successfully kept her 19-year-old son away from public scrutiny, rarely posting photos and videos of him on social media.

Advertisement

WHAT DOES SHE SHARE WITH THE WORLD?

Privacy nonetheless, McKinney has always been open about the struggles that trailed her path to success in a bid to encourage her fans and other young girls. From being sexually harassed by her stepfather to being homeless and physically abused by a boyfriend, the “Bobbi Kristina” star knows what it is to persevere and overcome.

With her reprisal of “Janine” in “The Paynes,” her roles in other productions, and the take-off of her music career, the sky is only the starting point for Demetria McKinney.

Happy birthday McKinney!

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

On a Regular Shift as aTaxi Driver, a Husband's Family Life Comes Crashing Down

February 20, 2024

My Son-in-Law’s Parents Often Mocked Me and My Daughter for Not Being ‘High Class’ – They Finally Felt Huge Karma Blow

April 29, 2024

20 Years after She Gave up Newborn Son for Adoption, Woman Receives Email from His Adoptive Dad – Story of the Day

March 06, 2024

How Sting's Child Eliot Would Look Today If She Had Never Become Non-binary: 10 Photos via AI

May 09, 2024

Cher, 77, Reveals Candid Reason Why She Prefers Dating Younger Men

May 06, 2024

Sharon Osbourne's Rarely Seen Eldest Daughter Lived through 'Dark Environments' – Inside Her Life

April 18, 2024

Pierce Brosnan's Wife Draws Attention to Her Curves in Figure-Hugging Pink Dress — 4 Celebs Who Showed Incredible Weight Loss

March 19, 2024

Woman Fights Back Catcaller, Teaching Him an Unforgettable Lesson — Story of the Day

January 22, 2024

6 Inspirational Celebrities over 50 Who Are Not Afraid to Show Off Their Bodies in a Swimsuit

April 10, 2024

Cher, 77, Proves Her Love Life is Going Strong as She Clings On to Boyfriend, 38, in PDA-Packed Date Night — Photos

April 02, 2024

Katy Perry Flaunts Underwear, Beyonce’s Skin-bleaching Rumors & More Stars Sparking Talks at iHeartRadio Music Awards

April 03, 2024

My Husband Complained to My Mom That I'm Lazy - How She Reacted Blew Me Away

February 26, 2024

Little Girl Grabs Dirty Homeless Man’s Hand and Takes Him to Her House — Story of the Day

March 01, 2024

12 Celebrities You Never Knew Had Different Names Before They Changed Them

April 22, 2024