From the age of 12 I started a girl band with my cousins Candy Cherry and Alani Gibbon, called Kleshay. Here’s some of my favourite photos of our CD’s, photo-shoots and from our top 20 hit “Rush” in 1998. To see the video for the song, you can go down memory lane HERE.
Kleshay – “Rush” CD single cover
Kleshay Promo Pic – Leah Charles-King, Candy Cherry & Alani Gibbon around 1996-97
Kleshay performs in their music video for “Rush” in 1998-99
“Leah in da middle to rock da partyyy!” Kleshay in “Rush” music video
Kleshay “Reasons” CD single cover taken approx 1997-98
CITV AND THE DISNEY CHANNEL 2001-2005:
I started my presenting career in 2001 on CITV until 2003 and then went to the Disney Channel until 2005 – some of my best years and most favourite memories…
This was one of my official CITV press images that they would use for magazines and tv listings
Michael Underwood and I were very proud to present the 20th CITV Anniversary party on ITV. It was a celebration to remember!
This was one of 4 set changes in the time I was at CITV. This one was taken around 2002
Presenting with Michael Underwood on CITV during the Christmas season 2001
This was me and Michael Underwood’s very last day on CITV Christmas 2002
Email time… Presenting weekday afternoons on CITV 2002
The Studio Disney presenters all pose for our Press pix and official Studio Disney Annual
This was my first official photo when I first joined Studio Disney and their existing presenters: (from my left – Serena Francis, Nigel Mitchell, Mark Rumble, Ollie, Emma Lee and me in the middle
One of the best parts of Studio Disney was playing the Disney themed games with the viewers live. That day it was me and Emma Lee’s turn. Such a laugh!
This was the Studio Disney sign directly outside the studio doors
A look behind the scenes as we play Monsters Incorporated on Studio Disney
A few pix of my time as Entertainment Host for some of the best red carpet events for BET.
Hanging out with Chingy at Luda’s party at the swanky Sky Bar at the Mondrian, Los Angeles
Recording pre-award links for BET
I think Mariah Carey’s hubby, rapper and actor Nick Cannon had a crush… Look at the way he stares…
Chatting with producer Jermaine Dupri at the Ludacris Akademiks launch party in Los Angeles
Interviewing Bobby valentine on the red carpet for the BET Awards 2007 at the Shrine Auditorium in LA
It’s all about posing on the red carpet for the world’s media at the BET Awards 2007
Chatting to the Cheetah Girls at Ludacris’ Akademiks launch party in LA 2007
Getting ready to interview the stars on the red carpet for Ludacris’ Akademiks launch party for BET in 2007