Jessica Wakeman

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Panda Accused Of Faking Pregnancy For Air Conditioning, Extra Bamboo

"Punk'd," panda edition: Ai Hin, a female bear living at the Chengdu panda preserve in China, had animal researchers thinking she was pregnant. She couldn't pee on a stick or anything, but Ai Hin had shown a surge of hormones and had been laying about even more than usual for a panda. A pregnancy is joyous news,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 27, 2014

“To Stay In The Closet Or Not To Stay In The Closet?” That Is One Bisexual Woman’s Question To Dear Prudence

How much should your family know about your sex life? Most straight people will probably say "not much," given how our heteronormative culture just assumes most of us are screwing opposite sex partners behind closed doors. But lots of other people — I'm talking gay, bisexual, polyamorous or kinky folks — may feel like openne…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 27, 2014

Zara Pulls Pajama Top Over Complaints It Looks Like Concentration Camp Uniform

Some of us look at this shirt and see a cute, striped top festooned with a pretty star and the word "sheriff." Others look at the Zara toddler's pajama top and see a nearly exact-replica of a concentration camp uniform worn by millions of Jews killed during the Holocaust. The yellow star on the shirt…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 27, 2014

Life After Dating: Marriage For Introverts

Pretty much everything about Kale and I getting married was untraditional. But we were actually quite traditional by not moving in together until a few days before our wedding. Kale and I certainly weren't opposed to premarital cohabitation on principle: both of us had lived with exes in long-term relationships before. We simply hadn't bee…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 27, 2014

Chris Soules Is Your New “Bachelor” Beefcake

Least surprising announcement in history: hot farmer Chris Soules will be the next star of "The Bachelor." The adorable Iowan couldn't tempt Andi Dorfman to the cornfields on last season's "Bachelorette," even though she would have inherited the world's raddest mother-in-law. [US Weekly] Samira Wiley from "Orange Is The New Black," AKA Poussey, is dating…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 27, 2014

7 Nail Colors That Are Perfect For Fall

Fall means pumpkin spice lattes, back­-to­-school supplies, and cozy sweaters. But for this of us beauty lovers, it means something even more special: the new season of fall nail colors. What other time of year do you have such a good excuse to wear dark colors, including this season's greens, like jade and forest green?

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 27, 2014

Nick Cannon’s Dad Throws Shade At Mariah On Facebook

Continuing a long tradition of celeb family members who should just shut up, Nick Cannon's father posted — then removed — a damning comment on Facebook seemingly aimed at Mariah Carey. As everyone in the world is now aware of, Nick and Mariah are currently separated, the chief rumor being Nick was unfaithful. Not so,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 26, 2014

Olivia Wilde Dumps “Breast Milk” On Her Head For #ALSIceBucketChallenge

There is no fucking way Olivia Wilde actually doused herself with breast milk for the #ALSIceBucketChallenge — but pretty funny anyway! Suge Knight, the co-founder of Death Row Records, was shot six times at Chris Brown's album release party in Los Angeles on Sunday morning. Police say the shooting could be gang-related, given Knight's connectio…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 25, 2014

Yet Another Kate Middleton Lookalike Enters The Fray

This is Christina Spencer. She's 26 an a lawyer from Brighton in the UK. She's also embarking upon a side-career as a yet another professional Kate Middleton lookalike. All she needs is to overcome her lisp and get a professional Prince William lookalike on her arm (apparently they're hard to come by). And why not?

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 23, 2014

Sorry, Straight Ladies: Lesbians Are Having More Orgasms Than You

Straight ladies have Ryan Gosling. But lesbian ladies have better orgasms. Like, significantly better orgasms, according to a new study.

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 23, 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch Takes The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge … Naked

Can't say I've ever understood the appeal of Benedict Cumberbatch ... until now. First of all, THAT ACCENT. But more importantly the "Sherlock" star got the #ALSIceBucketChallenge from three different people, so he did it six times, including once while naked. Calm yourselves, everyone, you only see him from the chest up. [PopSugar]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 23, 2014

Woman Sues Facebook For $123 Million For Not Removing Her Likeness In “Revenge Porn”

Meryem Ali, 28, of Houston, Texas, is suing Facebook for $123 million for failing to remove her likeness in "revenge porn" photos posted to their site. As she tells Cosmopolitan.com, a man she had hung out with three times created a fake profile with photos of Ali's head photoshopped onto pornographic images.  Ali's original contact…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 22, 2014

Landlord Evicted Tenant Over Noisy Sex Swing

You think your stomping upstairs neighbor is a problem? Imagine hearing apartment 3A's squeaky sex swing at all hours of the night. A court in Munich, Germany, sided with a landlady for evicting a man who violated the "quiet clause" in his rental agreement by squeakin' on an old sex swing after 10 p.m. and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 22, 2014

RIP Society: Oklahoma City Police Officer Arrested For Sexually Assaulting 7 Women

To protect and serve, huh? Oklahoma City police arrested fellow cop Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, 27, yesterday for rape and sexual battery against seven Black women. Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty said that an investigation by the sex crimes unit found Holtzclaw assaulted the women while on-duty between February and June of this year, according…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 22, 2014

Black Actress Octavia Spencer Is “Red Band Society”‘s Resident “Scary Bitch”

Having already seen "The Fault In Our Stars" and "Glee," I don't think I'll be tuning in for Fox's "Red Band Society," a new dramedy produced by Steven Spielberg about teenagers living in a hospital. But it's come to my attention that on a promotional ad for the show, which debuts September 17th, the Oscar-winning…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 22, 2014

Study: “Fifty Shades” Readers Are Slutty Binge Drinkers With Eating Disorders & Abusive Partners

Today in Things That Make Me Want To Scream "CORRELATION DOES NOT EQUAL CAUSATION!" And Beat My Head Against The Wall: Last year, a study out of Michigan State University found that the erotic BDSM trilogy Fifty Shades Of Grey "perpetuates" abusive relationships. Now, another study from the same professor at MSU claims young women who read…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 22, 2014

Miley Cyrus Is Banned From The Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic banned twerkin' crotch-grabber Miley Cyrus for being "against morals and customs, which are punishable by Dominican law." The pop star has an upcoming concert in the DR on September 13th. Guess that's not happening anymore.  [People] Mariah Carey's lawyers are hushing up Nick Cannon right quick. [TMZ] Life & Style claims that…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 22, 2014

Anthropologie Told Nursing Mom To Feed Her Kid In The Toilet

Breastfeeding moms held a "nurse-in" at Anthropologie after a woman shopping in a Los Angeles store was escorted by a manager to the bathroom to continue feeding her kid. Might I remind you that breastfeeding in public is legal in California? And that no one should have to hang out in the toilet any longer…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 21, 2014

10 Bicycle Safety Tips For Ladies

Let us turn now to the most important people in our nation: young men who attend elite universities and want to work in law or medicine someday. As a new school year is about to get underway, Bloomberg checked in with these gentlemen about the perils of having sex with their female classmates. Of particular…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 21, 2014

The Christian Country Song “God Made Girls” By RaeLynn Is A Hot Feminist Mess

Hoo boy. Have you heard that song "God Made Girls" by the country singer RaeLynn? She appeared as Racheal Lynn Woodward on season two of "The Voice" on Blake Shelton's team. It's a cheesy feel-good song like "Butterfly Kisses" for the millennial generation with just a pinch of Taylor Swift. To be completely fair, o…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 21, 2014

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