Archive: May 2012

John Edwards Slithers Out Of Jail Time, Found Not Guilty

What in the what what: John Edwards was found not guilty on one count today in his campaign finance trial over whether he illegally used $1 million in funds to hide his extramarital affair and pregnant mistress. The North Carolina jury was deadlocked on the other five counts, resulting in a mistrial. Is thi…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 31, 2012

Anna Paquin Radiates On The Red Carpet

Costars in life and on the small screen, Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer, rocked the red carpet at the “True Blood” Season 5 premiere in Hollywood, Calif. on Wednesday (May 30). An expectant Paquin, 29, was simply radiant in a Rachel Comey dress, paired with Casadei peep-toes, a Christian Louboutin clutch and Stephen Webster jewels.

“It’s alway…

By: Celebrity Baby Scoop / May 31, 2012

Congress Rejects Sex-Selection Abortion Ban

Some good news for once: the House of Representatives rejected the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA), a ban on abortions based on the gender of the fetus. The bill would have imposed jail time on medical professionals who terminated pregnancies if they had “knowledge” that the woman sought the abortion because of the gender of…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 31, 2012

May 31: What Are We Wearing Today?

Today, a very, very, very special guest came to visit The Frisky and knocked our socks off. I’m not going to tell you who it was, as we’ll be posting about it tomorrow and I’m just trying to build suspense, but I will tell you the guest was not the moth/butterfly (we weren’t 100 percent sure) that was flying…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 31, 2012

Anthony Bourdain Takes “The Wire”‘s Marlo And Omar Out For Milk Shakes

Anthony Bourdain really knows how to bring people together. It’s nice to see Marlo and Omar put aside any leftover grievances from their Baltimore days and focus on their mutual love of ice cream-based drinks. [via Twitter]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 31, 2012

France Launches A Massive Ad Campaign Targeting Owners Of Counterfeit Luxury Goods

The production of counterfeit luxury goods is a criminal offense, and designers have always been vocal in their condemnation of the practice. Last week, Prada chief executive officer (and Miuccia’s husband) Patrizio Bertelli stoked controversy when he shared his opinion on the matter, saying, “Fake goods aren’t totally bad; at least it created jobs at…

By: Rachel Krause / May 31, 2012

Woman Accused Of Masturbating On Florida Highway

Drivers pulled illegal U-turns just to catch a glimpse of Ashley Holton, witnesses said.

The 35-year-old woman was arrested on May 26 for masturbating on Highway 484 in Ocala, Fla.
A witness told authorities that Holton had slowed traffic for more than 30 minutes before deputies arrived, the report said. The witne…

By: The Huffington Post / May 31, 2012

Must Haves: 7 Cute Canvas Sneakers

Flip-flops and fancy sandals are obviously summer footwear necessities, but I’ve found that a cute pair of light sneakers will also get a lot of wear in the warmer months. Throw ‘em on for spontaneous trips to the river, evening walks with your BFF, or braving the dirt and dust at outdoor concerts. Here are…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 31, 2012

Cleaning Fairy Breaks Into Houses, Leaves Bill

If you wake up one morning to find your house sparkling clean, you might be a victim/beneficiary of the Cleaning Fairy, aka Sue Warren, an Ohio woman who has come up with a novel way to grow her cleaning business–breaking into people’s homes, spiffing things up, and leaving a bill. Last week her cleaning spree…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 31, 2012

Keira Knightley Cuddles Up To Her New Fiance

Ahh, young love … ain’t it grand? [Photo: Fame/Flynet]

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 31, 2012

9 Reasons We Love Catherine Keener And Can’t Wait For Her New Show

HBO is seriously on a roll. Just as “Girls” and “Veep” weaseled their way into my DVR lineup, the network has announced that it is fast-tracking development for a new show that has me absolutely giddy. The as-of-yet-unnamed series will star the amazing Catherine Keener (“The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” “Cyrus”), who will also produce, and will…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 31, 2012

Wes Anderson’s “Moonrise Kingdom” Is A Must-See

Wes Anderson’s new film “Moonrise Kingdom,” which tells a story of two dissatisfied, soul-searching 12-year-olds falling in love in 1960s New England, shattered limited-release box office records with a gross of $669,486 over the four-day Memorial Day holiday weekend. The movie’s distributor, Focus Features, confirmed that its per-location average of $130,752 by Sunday while playing…

By: Rachel Krause / May 31, 2012

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Claims The Life Of 24-Year-Old Man

Body dysmrophic disorder (BDD) is typically thought of as a problem affecting women, but men also suffer from the disease. Nathaniel Asselin, of Cheyney, Pennsylvania, was one of those sufferers. “A shaving nick or a small blemish, or even just a bump under the skin would keep him in front of the mirror for hours,…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 31, 2012

Photos Of “America’s Next Top Model” Winner Sophie Sumner

It was the battle of the blondes (and battle of the U.K. versus U.S.) on the season finale of “America’s Next Top Model: British Invasion” on Wednesday.

Some highlights: American Laura LaFrate had a panic attack after shooting her ad for CoverGirl, and she was taken to the hospital. However, she recovered and…

By: Starpulse / May 31, 2012

Casper Smart May Have Tattooed Jennifer Lopez’s Name On His Penis

According to In Touch Magazine, Casper Smart, not only got his penis inked, but got his “girlfriend’s name tattooed on [his] nether region.” According to a friend, “Casper surprised J.Lo with this token of his affection – and she was thrilled with the latest addition to his already inked-up body … Jennifer thinks Casper’s tattoo…

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 31, 2012

The Mystery Of Amelia Earhart’s Death Might Be Traced To A Jar Of Freckle Cream

Seventy-five years ago, pilot Amelia Earhart went missing while attempting to fly across the globe. Recently, a possible clue to the details surrounding her mysterious disappearance and death was found on an uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. The clue? A jar of anti-freckle cream.

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 31, 2012

Unlikely Style Inspiration: Cat Ladies

The term “cat lady” is often used to describe a dowdy spinster, but we’ve always considered it a compliment. Looks like the world is finally catching on, because cat ladies are actually having something of a fashion moment right now. Here are eight of our favorite cat-themed items to help you become a crazy-stylish cat…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 31, 2012

JC Penney Features Real-Life Gay Couple In Father’s Day Ad

After flaunting their awesome support of same-sex couples with a lesbian-oriented Mother’s Day ad, JC Penney is at it again, this time with an ad featuring a couple of real-life, honest-to-goodness gay dads. The ad features Todd Koch and Cooper Smith and their friggin’ adorable children, Claire and Mason. Right wing freak out in 3,…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 31, 2012

“Toddlers & Tiaras'” Honey Boo Boo Child Scores A Spinoff!

Put a flipper in her and call her a reality star, because “Toddlers & Tiaras'” Alana (aka Honey Boo Boo Child) is getting her own show. Ms. Alana’s spinoff — working title “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” — will be coming to TLC late this summer and will follow Alana in her pageant pursuits and…

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 31, 2012

Hitched: Your Elaborately Planned Public Marriage Proposal Is Awkward For Everyone

If you are currently in the process of planning an elaborate and public marriage proposal to your intended, please consider not doing that, not doing that even for a minute, and instead consider just stopping everything you had planned and not ever doing that, and even if you still want to do it a little…

By: Andrea Grimes / May 31, 2012
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