Morning Quickies: Kobe Bryant And His Wife Are Dunzo

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 19, 2011 - 9:20 am
  • Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa are splitting, allegedly because he’s still the dirty, rotten cheater he was always suspected of being. [The Root]
  • Incase you hadn’t heard, Kim Jong-Il, leader of North Korea, has died. Here are 20 things you never knew about him, if you care. [Buzzfeed]
  • The Biebs and I have something in common — our parents never let us believe in Santa Claus! [Us Weekly]
  • The photos from Lindsay Lohan’s Playboy shoot were leaked on the web before the issue hit stands, so how is hotly anticipated mag selling? Unclear — some say it’s a total bomb, while others say it’s selling like hotcakes. [Dlisted]
  • Kim Kardashian has been awarded the title of “Most Ill-Mannered Person of 2011.” [Crushable]
  • Get a looksie at Britney Spears’ engagement ring. Pretty! [The Gloss]
  • Cesaria Evora, the Grammy Award-winning singer known as “The Barefoot Diva,” died this weekend at age 70. [Huffington Post]
  • As someone with ADD, I really found this piece — about using cocaine to fight the symptoms — to be compelling. The writer’s descriptions of what goes on in the ADD brain felt very true to me. (Though I never used cocaine to fight the symptoms, FYI.) [The Atlantic
  • Gah! I know I’m not the only one who finds the holidays insanely stressful. Here are eight time-saving tips that should help mellow things out a bit. [Stylelist Home]
  • Selena Gomez’s mom suffered a miscarriage and the singer canceled a performance so she could be with her. [Starpulse]
  • J.R. Martinez, the winner of the most recent season of “Dancing with the Stars,” is expecting his first child. Mazel tov! [People]