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“Fox & Friends” Hosts Joke About Ray Rice Beating His Fiancée, Don’t Apologize

"Fox & Friends" host Brian Kilmeade joked yesterday that the message behind the brutal video released by TMZ depicting since-terminated Ravens player Ray Rice beating his then-fiancée Janay Rice was "take the stairs." His co-host Steve Doocy quipped, "The message is, when you're in a an elevator, there's a camera." On today's show, Kilmeade addressed the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 9, 2014

Cee Lo Green Dropped From Music Festivals After Rape Tweets

Music festivals in Louisiana and Washington, D.C. have dropped Cee Lo Green following his gross tweets that "people who have really been raped REMEMBER!!!" Green pleaded no contest to charges that he had slipped Ecstasy into a woman's drink and allegedly raped her; he maintains it was consensual sex. He also deleted the tweets, presumably…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 8, 2014

Texas Gubernatorial Candidate Wendy Davis Opens Up About Abortion 17 Years Ago

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis had an abortion 17 years ago, she revealed in a memoir being published next week. In her book Forgetting To Be Afraid, Davis shares that in 1997, she and her husband terminated a second-trimester pregnancy after they learned the fetus, a daughter, had serious brain abnormalities.

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 8, 2014

Life After Dating: My Husband’s Best Friends Are Women & I Think It’s Great

Last week, our new dude dating columnist Dater XY wrote a provocative piece about how his best friend is a woman and some ladies he meets online dating can't handle that. With a few exceptions, commenters on that piece agreed Dater XY is shit outta luck. "I don't see a way out of this. I…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 8, 2014

TMZ Releases Video Of Ray Rice Punching Then-Fiancée Janay Palmer Out Cold [UPDATE]

UPDATE, 2:45p.m.: The Baltimore Ravens terminated their contract with Ray Rice today following the release of the video by TMZ.  According to ESPN, the Ravens had no other comment. [ESPN]   TMZ released a video of Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée Janay Palmer out cold during an argument in an elevator. The…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 8, 2014

Home Improvement: 9 Ways To De-Grossify Your Bathroom For Under $50

Whether "home" to you means a room, an apartment, or an entire house, you deserve to love the place you live. But it can be overwhelming to find cute updates to your place, especially when window-shopping at Sephora is much more fun. Well, you're in luck. Hunting for cute, affordable home decor just happens to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 7, 2014

We Live In A World Of Leopard Print Nail Polish

The state of New Jersey might have you believe that everything leopard print has already been invented, but you would be wrong. Uslu Airlines is not an airlines, but a cosmetics company and they have invented what appears, according to Refinery29, to be the first leopard print nail polish. The Internet has many a leopard

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 6, 2014

Margaret Atwood Is Coming Out With A New Book — But There’s A Catch

A new book from the genius Margaret Atwood is always news. The author of The Handmaid's Tale and The Blind Assassin has legions of readers around the world. But when her next book is published, most of them will be dead. That's because Atwood has written a novel but won't be publishing it until 2114…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 6, 2014

Marriage Equality Emerges Victorious In Wisconsin & Indiana

A three-judge appeals court in Chicago, Illinois unanimously ruled yesterday that the same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana are unconstitutional. [AP] Following the Supreme Court's ruling that said buffer zones outside abortion clinics violated the free speech rights of anti-abortion protesters, San Francisco is considering new ways to protect staff and patients at its facilities.

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 5, 2014

Abortion Clinic Opening In New Mexico To Serve Embattled West Texas

Texas was hit hard by the state legislature's abortion bills in 2013 which sought to shut down nearly all the clinics in the state by enacting a series of unnecessary laws aimed at "improving women's health" (those are scare quotes). About half of TX's clinics have already closed since Republican Governor Rick Perry signed them…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 5, 2014

Betty Who’s Video For “Somebody Loves You” Is The Happiest Thing You’ll Watch Today

It's impossible not to be happy while listening to "Somebody Loves You," the perfect pop song by Australian singer Betty Who. I first became aware of the song when I saw this video of a guy who proposed to his boyfriend in a choreographed public marriage proposal set to the song (in the lumber aisle of…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 5, 2014

RIP Society: College Boys Welcome Parents On Move-In Day With “Honk If You’re Droppin’ Off Your Daughter” Sign

Dropping your kid off at college can't be easy for any parent. And it's worse when you pull up to the front gates of the college and a pack of bros are standing there holding a sign reading "HONK IF YOU'RE DROPPIN' OFF YOUR DAUGHTER." Let's all say it together now: Ewwww. No one at…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 5, 2014

Brittany Murphy’s Last Film, “Something Wicked,” Looks Campy As Hell

Actress Brittany Murphy died almost five whole years ago. On September 12th, the last film she worked on before her sudden death will finally be in theaters. "Something Wicked" is a horror film/psychological thriller that looks to be about a newly-engaged couple who are stalked by a psycho. Andm well, how do I put thi…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 5, 2014

Scarlett Johansson Welcomes Baby Girl Named Rose

Scarlett Johansson has given birth to a baby girl named Rose, her rep has confirmed. This is her first child with her fiancé, French journalist Romain Dauriac. Mazel tov! [Eonline] Here's how Bergdorf Goodman's is honoring Joan Rivers, who died yesterday at 81. The comedienne appeared in "Muppets Take Manhattan" as a perfume saleswoman who…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 5, 2014

Lifetime’s Movie “The Brittany Murphy Story” Doesn’t Look Too Tasteless, I Guess?

Lifetime could have done worse with "The Brittany Murphy Story," judging by the trailer for the made-for-TV movie airing this Saturday. The film follows the career, personal life and mysterious death of the "Clueless" actress, who passed away from a combination of pneumonia, anemia, and drugs at the age of 32. Her husband, the British…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 4, 2014

Two Malaysian Women Arrested For Alleged “Same-Sex Relations”

Two female students in Malaysia were arrested this weekend by religious police for allegedly having "same-sex relations" in a hotel room. The young women, ages 20 and 21, had their room searched and a sex toy confiscated. Lesbian sex has been criminalized since 1997, where it carries a fine, three years in jail and six…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 3, 2014

“Iron Chef America” Judge Donatella Arpaia Leaves Hamptons Restaurant After She Learns Waitstaff Are Strippers

Donatella Arpaia is a judge on "Iron Chef America" and "The Next Iron Chef." She was involved in several famous restaurants, like davidburke & donatella and Kefi in New York City and Eos in Miami. She was also the food consultant/chef for a restaurant and lounge called Sienna in the Hamptons ... up until July,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 3, 2014

Renisha McBride’s Killer Sentenced To 17 Years

Theodore Wafer, the Michigan man who shot unarmed Black teenager Renisha McBride on his doorstep last year, has been sentenced to 17 to 30 years in prison for second-degree murder. In November, 19-year-old McBride had gotten into a car accident and knocked on the door of Wafer's Dearborn Heights home in the middle of the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 3, 2014

“Downton Abbey”‘s Jessica Brown Findlay Caught Up In Nude Celeb Photo Hacking

Three intimate clips of Jessica Brown Findlay, the actress who played Lady Sybil on "Downton Abbey," were posted online after she was hacked in the Apple iCloud hacking. The same hacking revealed nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, and even the gymnast McKayla Maroney. [Daily Mail UK] Who owns the rights to the leaked…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 3, 2014

Joan Rivers Is Still On Life Support, Her Daughter Confirms

Melissa Rivers released a statement today confirming that her mom Joan Rivers is still on life support. The comedienne went into cardiac arrest during a surgery last week. Melissa said the family is overwhelmed by the support and prayers from all Joan's fans. Get well soon, Joan! [MTV] Add Ricky Gervais to the list of…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 2, 2014

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