Archive: May 2010

Quotable: Gilles Marini Was Voting For Someone Else To Win “DWTS”

“This Nicole Pussycat person won. Imagine that? A professional dancer won ‘Dancing With the Stars.’ This is why I do not watch it anymore.”— Gilles Marini apparently was not voting for Nicole Scherzinger to win “DWTS” [Page Six]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 28, 2010

The Great Silly Bandz School Ban

In our childhoods, it was Pogs, Tamagotchis, and snap bracelets. And maybe grown-ups didn’t like them, but we never got them taken away. Today’s youth is on a new trend kick with a company called Silly Bandz, which manufactures rubber band bracelets. (Man, we feel out of touch.) The colorful accessories are popular with the…

By: Leonora Epstein / May 28, 2010

Star Couplings: Alicia Keys Finally Confirms Pregnancy

A rep has finally confirmed that Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz are expecting a baby and have plans to marry later this year. [PopEater]
John Travolta and Kelly Preston are expecting one baby, not twins, says rep. [Starpulse]
Katy Perry slapped Russell Brand. Find out why. [People]…

By: Annika Harris / May 28, 2010

M.I.A. Tweets New York Times Reporter’s Number

When a journalist does a profile piece about a subject, sometimes they end up looking good and other times, well, not so much. Apparently, M.I.A. thinks all reporters have to be nice to her. She proved today that if she isn’t pleased with the story, she’ll retaliate in a ridiculously childish way. Upset by a…

By: Nikki Dowling / May 28, 2010

Iron Baby: World’s Most Adorbs Superhero

In this amazeballs special effects spoof, a tiny bundle of awesome kicks some serious bunny butt. Best part, in this version of “Iron Man,” it’s actually Iron Baby Girl. Bad. Ass. And yet so cute! [The Daily What]…

By: Simcha / May 28, 2010

Samantha Ronson Photographed With Mysterious, Unidentified Twin Sister

The caption on this photo in Splash reads: “Samantha Ronson out with a mystery woman in NYC.” The photo agency is clearly trying to be all wink, wink, nudge, nudge, implying that Sam is on a date with a new woman and not Lindsay Lohan. The problem is that I can identify this mysterious woma…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 28, 2010

Quotable: Tyra Banks Was Shaking While Interviewing Barack Obama

“I was so nervous, sick to my stomach and my hands were shaking. I asked him to look into the crystal ball and said, ‘What do you see in your future, Senator?’ And without hesitation he replied, ‘The White House.’ That clip ran on CNN and every national morning show. I’ll never forget being a…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 28, 2010

Baby Reacts To Hearing His Mom’s Voice For The First Time

Happy Pre-Memorial Day Friday! I’m stoked to get some sun and sleep this holiday weekend (we’ll be blogging on Monday, but on a more weekend-y schedule), but not as stoked as this baby. Watch Jonathan, who is eight months old, react to hearing his mom’s voice after having his cochlear implant turned on. So…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 28, 2010

Quickies: Eek! Cynthia Nixon Has Hair Extensions & The Hot Men Of “Sex And The City”

What’s up with Cynthia Nixon‘s hair extensions? [Dlisted]
The “Lost” DVD set will include bonus material about Hurley and Ben’s island adventures. [MTV]
This angry mom reacting to the “American Idol” winner results should be pissed at whoever recorded and posted this video instead. [BuzzFeed]…

By: Annika Harris / May 27, 2010

Olivier Theyskens To Design A Line For Theory

Olivier Theyskens, the long-haired fellow who used to be head designer at Nina Ricci, is designing a capsule collection for Theory. Theyskens has a habit of designing some rather gorgeous clothes, so we’re thrilled at the prospect of seeing some of his things at a more reasonable price point. That said, the Theyskens/Theory connection remai…

By: Lily Q / May 27, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Howard University Misplaced Hattie McDaniel’s “Gone With The Wind” Oscar

Howard University has admitted it lost the Oscar won by Hattie McDaniel for the 1939 film “Gone With The Wind.” Upon her death in 1952, McDaniel, who was the first black woman to win an Academy Award, bequeathed her statue to the HU drama department. [Essence]
Effective today, Indonesia’s conservative Islamic Aceh province has banned…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 27, 2010

Which Celebrity Paints Her Dog’s Toenails?

Celebrities like their pets as glamorous as themselves. Who painted her pooch’s toenails hot pink? Read more

By: StyleList Home / May 27, 2010

The, Uh, 3 Stars Who Actually Like Watching Themselves On TV

You know what gets old? How actors are always saying how much they hate watching themselves onscreen. Most claim that their voice gives them the heebie-jeebies, and some go as far as to diss their own movies and TV shows. I’ve never been able to figure out if they’re for real, or if they…

By: Nikki Dowling / May 27, 2010

What’s That On Sarah Jessica Parker’s Head?

In fairness to SJP, though, she wore crap on her head long before we ever heard the words “Lady Gaga.” [5/27/10, London]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 27, 2010

The “Harry Potter” Cast Gets Emotional As Filming Comes To An End

Remember middle school? It is the ultimate awkward span of life—you are no longer a cute little kid and not quite a “young woman,” instead you are at some uncomfortable in-between. My middle school years can be simplified into a tragic set of bangs, an unexplainable draw to synthetic shirts with tigers on them and…

By: Kelli Bender / May 27, 2010

The “OCD Project” On VH1 Is My New Favorite Show

Almost a year ago, we heard that VH1 had a new reality series in the works called the “OCD Project,” where a group of people whose need for order, fear of germs, obsession with death and reliance on rituals are ruining their lives. Basically, we thought it was going to be “The Real

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 27, 2010
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