Quickies: Check Out An Excerpt From Mindy Kaling’s New Book & More Kim Kardashian Proposal Deets

Jessica Wakeman | May 25, 2011 - 7:00 pm
  • How excited am I for Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, the book coming this fall from “The Office”‘s Mindy Kaling. There’s still a long time to wait until publication, but here’s an excerpt giving us a hint of what’s to come! [ONTD]
  • Why might MTV want to cover up the Ronnie/Situation fist fight on “Jersey Shore”? [Crushable]
  • The forgotten victim in the Maria Shriver/Arnold Schwarzenegger cheating scandal? Rogelio Baena, the ex-husband of mistress Maria Baena who thought the 13-year-old boy fathered by Ah-nold was actually his own biological son. [People]
  • Armie Hammer opens up about kissing Leonardo DiCaprio in “J. Edgar,” a new movie about the cross-dressing, possibly-gay former FBI head. [Huffington Post]

  • That bling bling engagement ring on Kim Kardashian’s finger? It cost $2 million clams. Also, Kardashian’s wedding will make her millions. Of course it will. Meanwhile, can I borrow some cash to pay my electric bill? [PopEater]
  • Hines Ward and Kym Johnson won “Dancing With The Stars,” while Olivia Ward won “The Biggest Loser.” [People, People]
  • The Caylee Anthony murder trial is underway. The two-year-old’s mother, Casey Anthony, claims her death was an accident. [CNN]
  • President Obama signed the guest book at Westminster Abbey and revealed he has no idea what year it is. [NYmag.com Vulture]
  • The conservative Parents Television Council called Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards — where Britney Spears and Rihanna pole-danced to “S&M” and had a pillow fight in lingerie — a “Vegas stripper show.” Hey, what have you got against Vegas strippers?!?! [The Wrap]
  • Good news! The majority of Americans believe “geek” is a compliment. [The Mary Sue]
  • I will not judge you if you’re curious about what goes on behind the scenes at the company that makes the Fleshlight sex toy. [AskMen]
  • You know you want to watch a video of Barack Obama playing ping pong with British Prime Minister David Cameron. [The Daily What]
  • Andre Leon Talley from Vogue is filming his own reality show. No, no, no, no, no. We want Grace Coddington — the breakout star of “The September Issue” — to get her own show. [Fashionista]
  • “16 & Pregnant” teen Ebony Jackson and her husband Josh Rendon are expecting baby numero dos. [Crushable]
  • You’re in luck if you want to watch a video of “SNL”‘s Jason Sudeikis delivering Chinese food to Daniel Radcliffe. [NYmag.com Vulture]
  • Oh dear, Steve Harvey’s sexist relationship advice book (which I actually read), Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man, is being turned into a movie starring Gabrielle Union. [ONTD]
  • There’s more than one two a few political sex scandals afoot! President Grover Cleveland, it turns out, was a rapist and a douchebag. [The Daily Beast]
  • How to spike your coffee. (Not advised if you have a boss like Amelia who may then steal it.) [The Hairpin]