Quickies: The Honest Wedding Seating Chart & NeNe Leakes Doesn’t Like Her “Housewife” Role

  • Where you’ll sit at a wedding reception is kind of a toss-up dependent upon how much the couple likes you. Will you be with the bride’s hot friends or the old geezers? Here’s an honest look at how the decision is made. [Maxim]
  • A Brooklyn artist named Bernard “Butch” Belair has filed a lawsuit against Bratz Dolls manufacturer MGA Entertainment and Mattel, the toy company that won the rights to the dolls, because he claims the dolls were a blatant rip-off of the cartoonish women featured in Steve Madden ads. [NYPost.com] — This recession has everyone sue-happy, but I understand his anger.
  • Going Rouge, a spoof of Sarah Palin’s memoir Going Rogue, will hit bookshelves the same day as its target. [The Guardian] — Sounds like a must-read.

  • NeNe Leakes opens up about her portrayal on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” saying she was wrongly portrayed as an evil person in the season finale, which airs tomorrow. [Essence] — Well, she’s been out of control all season, so what did she expect to happen?
  • The nine most racist Disney characters remind us of a time when it was OK to characterize people based on their ethnicity, sexual orientation, or religion. [Cracked] — Only nine?
  • Flu season is upon us, so get prepared by stocking up on these 12 things ASAP. [Shine]