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Waterproof Makeup That Will Stay Put!

Summer is fabulous, but while we love splashing around under the hot sun, the makeup on our faces does not. If you’re going to wear makeup to the beach, you better be sure it’s going to stay on. There’s nothing more unattractive, or uncomfortable, than dripping mascara, caked concealer, and sticky lip gloss smearing all…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 17, 2009

Quickies!: Al Roker Puts Speidi On The Defensive

Al Roker has been accused of attacking Heidi and Spencer Pratt on “The Today Show” on Monday, as the newlyweds discussed their one-week stint on “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here.” [Today] — Seems to us that Roker was just doing his job.
Oh dear. Here’s a list of “10 Things Your…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 16, 2009

Quick Pic: Ed Westwick Makes Like A Male Model

Good-bye, sex toys, hello Ed Westwick! [GQ via Perez Hilton]…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 16, 2009

Herve Leger Swimwear Is Questionable

I recently heard that the Herve Leger line by Max Azria now includes swimwear, so I decided to see what all the fuss was about. I flipped through the designer’s 2009 summer swimsuit collection online, but to my surprise, a swimsuit was no where to be seen.

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 16, 2009

Quickies!: Designer Alber Elbaz Is Bringing Back The Power Suit

Designer Alber Elbaz was so inspired by Glenn Close’s “Damages” character, he’s basing a new line of power suits on her. [NY Mag] — I hope Hillary is reading this!
Adam Lambert is borrowing Lady Gaga’s producer, RedOne, to help him with his new album. [Perez] — We just hope Lambert doesn’t borrow Gaga’s style,…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 15, 2009

Crave: Martha Stewart’s Cupcakes Cookbook

Chocolate, Vanilla, Red Velvet, and beyond. Oh cupcakes, “swirled and sprinkled, dipped and glazed, or otherwise fancifully decorated, cupcakes are the treats that make everyone smile.” Yes, they sure are! And with a world-renowned cookbook author like Martha Stewart, we know we can’t go wrong. We would love to sink our teeth into the photo…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 15, 2009

Quickies!: Celebs Use Their Fame For Good

Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz have teamed up with other celebs to promote the NO H8TE Campaign. [Perez Hilton] — When celebs use their fame for good, the world is a happier place.
Sienna Miller, who hasn’t appeared on a magazine cover in two years, snags the cover of Vogue’s July issue. Inside, she dishe…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 12, 2009

Today In Terribleness: Rape, Murder, And Death.

A nine-year old girl from Congo detailed being gang raped by Congolese soldiers on her way home from school during an interview with photographer and freelance journalist Sherrlyn Borkgren. She explained that “two soldiers nabbed her, put a bag over her head and pulled her into the bushes.” The young girl is just one of…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 12, 2009

Quickies!: Cher’s Daughter Chastity Bono Is Becoming Her Son

Chastity Bono, child of Sonny Bono and Cher, is in the beginning stages of altering his gender from female to male. [TMZ] — We wonder if it was his mother’s exposed backside in that iconic costume that made him reconsider his gender.
An Isreali woman threw away what she thought was a crappy mattress. Little…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 11, 2009

Zahra Rahnavard: Iran’s New First Lady (We Hope)

Watch out (or celebrate), Iran, Zahra Rahnavard may be your next Hillary Clinton. She’s an artist, a politician, and also the fire behind husband Mir-Hossein Mousavi’s presidential campaign. From what I’ve seen, it appears she might even have more followers than he does — crowds of women (and men) roar when she shows up to…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 11, 2009

Man Sues Match.com For “Defrauding” Lonely Singles Out Of Millions

Before you get excited about having met your future hubby on Match.com, watch out — he might not exist. Sean McGinn, “witty and scruffy” Match.com user, had to find this one out the hard way. He had been sending carefully tailored e-mails out to hundreds of seemingly perfect women, only to find out that they…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 11, 2009

Quickies!: Lawsuit Against Kim Kardashian Dismissed

A $121,000 lawsuit filed by R&B singer Brandy Norwood’s mother against Kim Kardashian has been dismissed. [People] – Norwood claimed that Kim had used Brandy’s credit card for unauthorized purchases, but considering that Kim’s a millionaire, that seems kind of unlikely.
PopEater journalists tried out Lindsay Lohan’s tanning spray, to see if the horrid orange…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 10, 2009

Turkey Is Berated For Ignoring Domestic Violence

For the first time in its history, the European Court of Rights has ruled against a state for overlooking a domestic violence case, reported The Wall Street Journal. The court said that Turkey failed to sufficiently prosecute a man who abused his wife, and murdered his mother-in-law. Nahide Opuz, the murdered woman’s daughter, has tried…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 10, 2009

Quickies!: Jamie Lynn Spears Is Just Like Any Other Teen

Jamie Lynn Spears gives us the finger, and parties it up. [TMZ] — We’re glad the girl is finally acting her age, but we’re a little scared about what’s in the cup.
Miley Cyrus and Justin Gaston have reportedly split up. [Us Magazine] — He was too cute for her, anyway.
Courtney Love seem…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 9, 2009

Quickies!: Heidi And Spencer Pratt Are Not Being Tortured.

Heidi and Spencer’s Costa Rican experience has certainly not been the pampered one they’re used to, but it doesn’t constitute “torture,” either. [TMZ] — Just check out their sweet digs above.
Tila Tequila wrote on her MySpace account that she is angry about false pregnancy reports…even though she was the one who allegedly started them.

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 8, 2009

Rape Victim Turns Painful Past Into Promising Future For Young Women

An article on CNN yesterday turned me on to Zimababwe native Betty Makoni, CNN hero of the week. She is a teacher, a volunteer, and the executive director of her organization, Girl Child Network (GCN), which boasts 30,000 members in Zimbabwe alone. She was also raped when she was 6 years old.

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 6, 2009

Quickies!: Nine-Year-Old “Slumdog” Actress Writes A Memoir

Nine year-old Rubina Ali is more than just an adorable actress from “Slumdog Millionaire”—she’s also a soon-to-be author! [People] – From the description, the memoir sounds just as vivid as the beautiful film.
Denise Richards talks about her “complicated” life in an interview with PopEater. [Pop Eater] — She actually sounds fairly intelligent! Way to…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 5, 2009

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For June 6-7th 2009

Saturday

“Fashion Show” on Bravo at 10 am
“The Hills” on MTV at 10 am
“NYC Prep Preview” on Bravo at 11 am
The Real Housewives of New Jersey” marathon on Bravo, starting at 11:30 am
“Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason” on TBS at 12:30 pm
MTV Movie Awards” on MTV at 3…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 5, 2009