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Racist Sorority Photo Is Sad Reminder That Ignorance Is Everywhere

There’s really little use debating if the photo currently under fire from a Penn State Mexican-themed sorority party is offensive. It is, without a doubt. In a picture from the party, members of the Chi Omega sorority are seen dressed in ponchos, sombreros, and fake mustaches. That alone is questionable to some, but the signs they were holding were undeniably outrageous. One read: “Will mow lawn for weed + beer” and the other: “I don’t cut grass, I smoke it.” Read more…

Kristen Stewart’s Rumored Sex With Sean Penn Shows The Cheating Scandal Is Far From Over

Ok, so I was just as appalled and shocked as anyone else when Kristen Stewart cheated on Robert Pattinson withRupert Sanders, but seriously — can’t this poor girl catch a break now that the scandal is behind her?

I mean, it was pretty understandable that immediately after the Rupert thing went down, Kristen was hit with a whole slew of other cheating rumors, but now that it’s almost five months later, you’d think the accusations would have died down. (Rob forgave her, so why can’t everyone else?)

Instead, it seems like the claims about her hooking up with other men keep getting crazier and crazier — and now there’s new speculation that she slept with Sean Penn to land her role in ”Into the Wild.” Read more…

Sienna Miller Outdoes Gisele Bundchen In Her “Easy Birth” Brag

There’s just something about women who brag about how easy their births were that’s just. Mmm. I dunno. ANNOYING?! First, Gisele Bundchentold us about her painless birth at home and how “violent” births are in hospitals. (How would she know? I mean, if she’s never had one? Just askin’.) Now we have this doozy from Sienna Miller:

It’s the best, the greatest thing in the world … I would do that day a million times again. I would do that day, every day. I loved it.

She’s not talking about becoming a mom. Nor is she talking about being pregnant – which some women apparently enjoy. She’s not even talking about the making of the baby. She’s talking about having it. Childbirth. Labor. She’d do it every day. All day long, no doubt. Come on, ladies. This isn’t an easy birth bragging contest. Read more…

Female Basketball Star’s Arrest Shows Domestic Violence Isn’t Just a Guy Crime

When you hear about domestic violence, it’s not usually a woman who’s on the offender end of the situation. But this time, the alleged offender is not only a woman, but she’s a woman who should be a role model for girls everywhere. On Thursday evening, former WNBA player Chamique Holdsclaw was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated assault for allegedly bashing in the windows of her ex-girlfriend’s SUV with a baseball bat — and then shooting at the car with a gun. Holy crap. Read more …

David Petraeus & Paula Broadwell’s Al-Qaeda Email Trick Only Made Them Easier To Catch

General David Petraeus may have made a career of keeping secrets, but the ones that pertain to him just keep on leaking. The latest spilt info on the affair between the former CIA Director and his biographer, Paula Broadwell, show how exactly the twosome kept in touch via email.

Hint: It’s a trick used by both al-Qaeda and Don Cheadle. I know, this story really does keep on getting weirder.

Apparently, Broadwell and Petraeus set up a joint email accountthat they never actually sent emails to. They would just save unsent messages to one another in a “Drafts” folder, and then the “recipient” could just log on and read what was written. Pretty clever, huh? Actually, this technique is so clever that it’s been used by al-Qaeda. (And, also, in the 2008 movie Traitor starring Don Cheadle and Guy Pearce.) Didn’t fool the FBI, though. Read more…

6 Signs You’re His Faux Girlfriend

I’ve noticed a startling trend in the dating world: Something I’ll call the “faux-girlfriend” phenomenon. That’s when a guy treats you like a girlfriend in a lot of ways — you spend holidays together, you’ve met his parents, you have your own clothes drawer at his place. In fact, things are so girlfriend-y that it seems the next logical step would be fiancee-y and then wife-y. But something insidious and underhanded is going on. There are men out there (and women too, I imagine) who treat you like a girlfriend — but not really. That’s usually because while he wants the regularity and companionship of a real girlfriend, he doesn’t want the responsibility, the downsides, or the idea of cutting off his options.

How do you know if you might be the faux-girlfriend? Here’s six bigtime clues. Read more…

8 Ways To Help Hurricane Sandy Victims Beyond Donating To The Red Cross

If you watched the Hurricane Sandy relief telethon and texted $10 to the Red Cross when Bruce rocked or Christina crooned, then you are certainly not alone. The telethon raised $23 million dollars for Sandy’s victims. But some of you may be wondering how you can do more. And you may want to know that your money is really going to the victims. I’ve been following the storm’s aftermath very intensely, as many of the areas right around me are devastated.

I’ve been keeping track of the groups that are on the ground and the ones that are MIA. I’ve been asking people who they saw when they came out of their storm-ripped home looking for help. Most of the time, the answer I got was not FEMA or the Red Cross. If you still want to help, here are 8 ways you can help beyond donating to the Red Cross. Read more…

If Teresa Giudice Ignores Latest Joe Giudice Cheating Rumors, She’s Insane

Sunday night can’t come soon enough. “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” reunion part three is going to be, to use this year’s most over-used word, EPIC. Joe Gorga and Teresa Giudice are going to be screaming at one another about hurting “Mommy and Daddy” and Jaqueline’s going to intervene at the exact wrong moment. Good god, I can’t wait.

Since we have a few days to kill til we park it on the sofa and watch with wide eyes as a real family is decimated before our very eyes, let’s talk about the latest Joe Giudice rumors. And, yeah, I’m being a little too magnanimous calling these cheating allegations “rumors” because, come on, everyone knows he’s screwing around behind Teresa’s back. The latest news is that he’s in a committed relationship with a 25-year-old college student.  Read more…

Justin Bieber’s Twitter ‘Blackmail’ Stunt Is A Ridiculous Publicity Hoax

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For those who have been following every mesmerizing detail in the ongoing drama of Justin Bieber’s stolen electronics, I surely don’t need to inform you about the latest shocking developments — but for anyone who’s just tuning in, I sure hope you didn’t pay for the full seat. Because you are only going to need the edge!!!!

Ahem. What, multiple exclamation points don’t make it more interesting? FINE. Anyway, here’s the scoop so far: Bieber had his laptop and camera ripped off during a show this week, he intrigued gossipmongers by tweeting that he was pissed because of the “personal footage” the thief had taken, then a rather dirty nude photo began circulating that some said was of Bieber (and most others debunked as being a fake).

The latest? He’s being blackmailed by an anonymous Twitter user who claims to have the stolen data. According to “@gexwy,” if Bieber doesn’t cave to his demands before noon TODAY, that “personal footage” is going to be leaked to the world. OMG!!!!!!!! Read more…

Alleged Zumba Studio Prostitution Ring Was Town’s Sweaty Secret

When you think of Kennebunkport, Maine, images of lobsters, sailing, and even the Bush family retreat come to mind. What you don’t think of is seedy sex scandal – that is, until now. The swank, coastal town is where a prostitution ring was being run out of a local Zumba studio.

A local fitness instructor, Alexis Wright, has been charged with running the illicit business out of her gym and secretly taping the “dates.” Now the entire town is waiting to see whose names pop up on the list of johns as the investigation unfolds. Read more…

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