Quickies: Obama Calls Out Kanye West & $30 Million Bail Set For Accused Kidnapper

  • President Obama becomes the “Condemner-in-Chief,” weighing in on Kanye West at the VMAs: “He’s a jackass.” [TMZ] — Sure, that’s what a lot of Americans are saying, Mr. President — but aren’t you supposed to be busy trying to get us health care?
  • Bail has been increased exponentially to $30 million for Jaycee Lee Dugard’s alleged kidnapper . [Folsom Telegraph]

  • Jessica Simpson’s Malti-Poo most likely met an unfortunate fate when it was snatched by a coyote. [The Envelope] — That should teach her not to encroach on the territory of wild animals.
  • Take some style cues from the film “Valley Girl,” fer like fer sure. [Trend De La Creme] — The ’80s are still here, whether we like it or not. But that black and white striped dress is awesome!
  • The next trendy supernatural being: mermaids are swimming all over Fashion Week. [NYMag.com] — Sebastian, the crab from “The Little Mermaid,” has been vindicated.
  • Study claims your shower might be making you sick. [Reuters] — Now it’s official that nothing in this world is truly safe.