Quickies!: Paula Abdul To Host VH1’s “Divas”

  • On September 17, you can catch Paula Abdul in her first post-“American Idol” gig—on VH1’s “Divas.” She’ll host the special, which will feature performances by peeps like Kelly Clarkson, Miley Cyrus and Leona Lewis. [PopCrunch] — Don’t get us started on whether these three actually qualify for the word “diva.”
  • As if Susan Boyle’s looks hadn’t been insulted enough, Robin Williams has been asked to play the singer in a biopic. [NY Post] — Poor Susan. Didn’t they see her cute makeover in Harper’s Bazaar?
  • Bob Dylan’s upcoming gig has nothing to do with music. He said, “I am talking to a couple of car companies about being the voice of their GPS system.” [TwentyFourBit] — And I thought the answer is blowin’ in the wind?
  • In a poll conducted by Westin Hotels & Resorts more than half of the respondents picked a perfect night of sleep over amazing sex. This is a 20% increase in the number of folks who picked sleep from two years ago. [BusinessWeek] — Can’t I pick all of the above?
  • A French court is allowing divorcing couples to use text messages as proof that their spouse was cheating. [NY Times] — Could this be the death of sexting???
  • Fake nails aren’t just for humans anymore. Click the link to see a pic of a feline rocking pick acrylic nails. [Telegraph UK]
  • A review of Quentin Tarantino’s “Inglourious Basterds.” Have you seen it yet? [Popbytes]