St. Jude

Erica Campbell is giving up the Hollywood Secrets to St. Jude

Hey Cuties,

On Friday I chatted with Erica Campbell, one-half of gospel singing group Mary Mary on behalf of St. Jude.  It was like chatting with one of my girlfriends; we clicked and chatted like we’d known one another for years. I love a kindred spirit.  We talked about why she is supporting St. Jude, her new music and new Mary Mary music and more.

You know that I adore St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and they partner with dope people like me. However, they also partner with incredible celebrities that believe in their work and their mission.

Erica Campbell St. Jude

Gospel artist, First Lady, Mom & Radio Host Erica Campbell

Off the break, she asked me if I was still custom designing Converse because she has a four-year-old daughter. Hahaha, I love that she was a fan of my work, that is dope.  Celebrities seem to have the world at their feet; at the end of the day, they are people. They hurt like we hurt and they bleed like we bleed. She shared her truth and I’m honored that she shared that with me.

Erica Campbell Mary Mary St. Jude Erica Campbell St. Jude

Devon, an 8-year old patient from St. Jude Children’s Hospital Photo Credit: Randi Radcliff

 

Q: What made you partner with St. Jude {0:15}

Q: Why is it so important to give back? {1:20}

Q: How do you juggle being a Mom, a wife, and giving back? In short, she takes one day at a time and enjoys just being the everyday Mom. She takes the kids to their doctor’s appointments, etc. {3:25}

“I can’t be a public success and a private failure.” Erica Campbell

Q: What is next for Erica Campbell? {5:54} Whispers: Her answer includes new music from Erica Campbell & Mary Mary and more…

Q: What do you love the most about the holiday season? {7:00}

Erica gave a word with this one, when all the fame and fortune is gone all we have is our family. I was already a fan, but now I love her more.

You still have time to do some shopping in the St. Jude Gift Book They have something for everyone in the family, at work, strangers, your favorite delivery persons. EVERYONE!!!

 Thanks for always supporting St. Jude. 

Erica Campbell St. Jude

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  1. LaShawn

    I love how she asked about your shoes!!! GIRL! That would have been a moment for me! I love everything that St Jude Stands for and Love to support them! They do such good work

  2. Carissa

    You know I love everything about the St. Jude organization!!! And I love Mary Mary…how awesome is it that you had a chance to talk to Erica! They seem so down to earth and full of fun!!!

  3. KenyaRae

    I love Erica Campbell. I use to watch their show (when I had cable) all the time. I loved the transparency and realness that her and her sister were willing to display. And they make dipe gospel music that my kids love!!

    • MimiCuteLips

      Yes KenyaRae, I think we need to see that they are regular people with regular problems. Girl, their vocals are blessed from way up.

  4. Stacie

    You got to interview Erica Campbell, how cool is that! She and her sister are one of my favorite gospel duos. I love hearing that she’s down to earth.

  5. Tiffani Denham

    I love Mrs. Erica and St Jude! I was able to participate in the Grand Opening of the Target House years ago when it first opened when I was in high school. My high school sang at the grand opening.

    That public success and private failure, GURRRRL! That right there got me reevaluating my ENTIRE life. If that ain’t the truth!

    Thanks for sharing this interview!

    • MimiCuteLips

      Oh wow that is so cool. I’ve been to the Target House and it is beautiful.
      Right, that was a read wasn’t it? Glad I’m not the only one trying to get my life.

  6. Michelle Malone

    Nice to know that she’s just like the rest of us. I love it when artists use their celebrity status in profound ways.

    • MimiCuteLips

      Same here Michelle, to know that this value was instilled in her since she was a child. As an artist you should be responsible with your status.

  7. Tretre Mac

    Erica has such a wonderful spirit about here, I enjoyed listening to your interview and look forward to more of them. St. Jude is an awesome organization and a blessing to so many children and their families.

  8. Robin Masshole Mommy

    St. Jude’s is such a wonderful organization. I love the work they do and how many children they help!

  9. Alli Smith

    Take the shackles off my feet so I can dance . . . is one of my all-time Mary Mary faves. I LOVE Mary Mary! Thrilled to see that Erica supports St. Jude in such a powerful way! She’s so beautiful – inside and out!

  10. Heather S-G

    A great reminder that even though they seem shiny and glamorous, celebrities are really just normal people at the end of the day. Love that she is partnering with St. Jude – such a dear cause.

  11. Heather DiNuzzo

    St. Jude is my favorite charity. I can’t bear to think of children suffering and I can’t think of a more deserving charity.

  12. Paula Schuck

    That is so cool! I can’t believe you got to meet Erica Campbell. That’s pretty amazing on it’s own, but what she’s doing to help St. Jude is even better.

  13. Jenn @ EngineerMommy

    That’s amazing that she knew about your shoes. It must have been really cool to chat with her. St Jude is an amazing organization!

    • MimiCuteLips

      Right Jenn, I so didn’t see that coming.Chatting with her was like chatting with my good girlfriends. I’m so happy St. Jude made it happen.

  14. Jeanette

    I love the fact that she supports St Jude. I think this hospital is one of the best in the world. With all its donations in all its help parents can just worry about their children and not bills. What a wonderful cause.

  15. Pam Wattenbarger

    So cool that she asked about your custom converse. Also, I love that she’s partnering with St. Jude. They are a great hospital and do so much good.

  16. Stephanie Jeannot

    Great interview with such a beautiful artist. How cool was it of her to love your work. Awesome cause!

  17. Sarah Bailey

    What an awesome interview, and a great sounding charity, it is so awesome it is being supported in such a way.

  18. Donna Shana

    St. Jude’s is so very awesome! Great read!

  19. Bella

    It is great to see celebrities using their connections to support those in need! This was a great interview, she sounds wonderful.

  20. Ty

    I have always been a fan of Erica Campbell and this interview made me love her all the more. St Jude is an awesome organization. I am glad she is a part of it.

  21. Tanya Barnett

    I love seeing celebrities give back and helping those in need. Get it MIMI! So excited for you!

  22. Stephanie Jeannot

    So nice that she appreciates someone as dedicated and humble as you. Great interview. What an honor for her to talk to you about such an important issue.

  23. Kirstin Fuller

    I love Erica Campbell, she’s so sweet and beautiful. I love that she remembered your cute custom kicks. She’s a perfect fit for St. Jude’s.

  24. ricci

    I love St Jude! What an amazing event and a great interview!!

  25. Kim

    This was a great interview. I love what St. Jude stands for. I like that Erica Campbell is helping out, too. She’s awesome.

  26. Rebecca Swenor

    This is indeed an awesome interview with Erica Campbell who is indeed a beautiful soul and I love the work she does. This St. Jude Gift Book is something that can help so many children and I will have to share it with my family along with friends. Thanks so much for a great interview and sharing the St. Jude Gift Book.

  27. Nancy at Whispered Inspirations

    Wow, what an amazing cause and what a great charity to give to. What a great interview too.

  28. Sheena Tatum

    St. Jude is such a wonderful place. I’m really glad she is backing them and showing that support publicly!

  29. Anosa

    I grew up listening to mary mary and up to now I still love their music. lovely interveiw with Erica, she sounds amazing

  30. Candice

    I’ve been rocking with MaryMary for YEARS. My first time seeing them perform live was way back at the Lilac Festival in Rochester, NY. I had no idea that St. Jude’s had a holiday catalog, that is awesome. What a great way to give back and get a great gift. I love how they showcase the kids in the guide 🙂

  31. CourtneyLynne

    Omg how awesome!!! I just love Erica Campbell. love seeing people help and give back to others!

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