“Going to high school, I saw how popular girls had to behave to get the boys. I knew I couldn’t fit into that. So I decided to do the opposite. I refused to wear makeup, to have a hairstyle. I refused to shave. I had hairy armpits.”
– Madonna explains what she was like as a teenage girl before she became the international superstar she is today. I did not have to grow out my armpit hair in order to keep the boys away. My impressive array of acne did that! [Crushable]
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The Golden Globes? Yawn. The Emmys? Meh. The Academy Awards? Ugh, whatevs. The VMAs? Amateurs, all of the them! I have a new favorite award show and it’s the Latin Grammy Awards. Oh, I didn’t actually watch them. I just perused the red carpet fashions and had my mind blown. I must admit I didn’t know much about many of these singers/musicians/stars, but I am left wanting to know more. Way more. Especially about Alejandra Guzman, who I am officially convinced must be the Latin American hybrid of Courtney Stodden and Paz de la Huerta. Anyway, click onward to see some amazing sartorial displays.
It’s clear from the response we received in the comments to yesterday’s piece on the Penn State scandal that people have strong feelings on the topic. I’m going to keep writing about any new developments as the story continues to unfold.
- The mother of Victim 1 (the first victim to come forward and report Sandusky to police) appeared on “Good Morning America” this morning, and said that her son, who was 11 at the time the abuse started, told her of the abuse Sandusky inflicted, “I didn’t know what to do … you just can’t tell Jerry no.’” [ABCNews] Keep reading »