AbbaNibi Team, AbbaNibi.com - Israel/Jewish Entertainment and Culture Newswire
“Oh my Gosh your notes are in Ivrit!” These were the first words of Kat Graham when meeting Abbanibi.com during the Paley Fest earlier this year in Los Angeles.
Triple-threat-Graham turned TV star after appearing on the hit TV show "The Vampire Diaries" as Bonnie the witch, but she has always been passionate about music, and this week her dream has become even more real as her debut EP was released on iTunes. It’s doing very well, and is also being shamelessly promoted by her new BFF Perez Hilton.
Graham, who introduced her vocal talent on the Funny-or-Die hilarious spoof music video "Black and Jewish" a while ago, has always been proud of her religious heritage. ”My mom is Jewish,” she tells Abbanibi.com, “She grew up on a Kibbutz. My brother lives in Tel Aviv. I speak Hebrew because I go to Hebrew school. ”
“I’m all about Israel and I can’t wait to go there again!,” she says excitedly.
But it’s not only Perez Hilton who adores Kat. Due to her TV show’s large fan base, Graham was marked as the next big American popstar, and will now divide her time between working in LA on her music, and shooting the 4th season of "The Vampire Diaries" in Atlanta. ”Los Angeles is my home,” says Kat, “My IMA (mom) is here, everyone is here. So it’s different being in Atlanta. When I go there, for me, it means I’m going to work, and when I’m here—I’m home.”
J-Connection: Born Katerina Graham, Kat is of Liberian, Russian, Polish and Jewish descent. She even speaks Hebrew to complement her exotic good looks!