An 18-year-old Virginia boy who was caught shoplifting at a Halloween store was given a very fitting punishment for his crime. Instead of calling the cops, the Halloween Express owner offered the boy an alternative to a criminal record: stand for six hours outside of the store dressed as Bert of “Sesame Street,” holding a sign that says, “I got caught shoplifting at Halloween Express.” Of course, the boy took the deal. I wonder if Bert was insulted? [The Daily What] Keep reading »
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But Kim Kardashian, who turns 30 on Thursday and celebrated her birthday this weekend, isn’t sold. “I have mixed feelings. Sometimes I’m like, ‘Oh my God, I’m turning 30,’ and I’m freaking out. Like, it sounds so old,” she said. “And then the other half of me is like, I feel so accomplished and it’s really no different than 29.”
Have no fear, Kim. After the jump, more celebs talk about turning the big 3-0. And almost all of them love it.
Tyra Banks was not “smeyesing” when she heard about a possible lawsuit headed her way. Beverly McClendon, mother of self-proclaimed teen sex addict Jewel Ciera Washington has filed a complaint that “The Tyra Show” broke Georgia state labor laws by neglecting to notify her of her 15-year-old daughter Jewel’s appearance on the show. Keep reading »
If you weren’t already aware of Lady Gaga‘s greaser dude alter ego, Jo Calderone, you are after last night’s VMAs. Especially Britney Spears, who almost got to smooch him. While I enjoyed Jo, especially his performance of “You And I” with Brian May, it maybe wasn’t the best venue for this particular brand of performance art and made some people, well, uncomfortable. More precisely, he seems to have confused the crap out of Justin Bieber. Either way, I think Jo Calderone has made his mark as a solid persona, love him or hate him. Keep reading »
The last thing I was expecting was an album from actor Jeremy Sisto. Especially one sung by his alter ego, Escape Tailor. Think Counting Crows front man Adam Duritz if he were an albino clown. You can watch the video for Escape Tailor’s first single “Just Cuz” here. Escape is kind of killing my lady boner for Jeremy. I just want to scrub down his greasepaint and rip off his wig. Couldn’t his alter ego have been just a wee bit … sexier? Sigh. Click on through to see more celebs and their alter egos. [Buzzfeed]