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“Pretty Wild” Star Alexis Neiers Allegedly Arrested With Heroin

One of the things I never sit around wondering is “What is Alexis Neiers up to?” Praise be, all has been quiet since the Vanity Fair article about Alexis and the “bling ring” of friends who robbed celebrities’ homes, the jail time she served for robbing Orlando Bloom’s home, and her horrible E! reality show, “Pretty Wild.” This morning, however, 19-year-old wannabe model Alexis was arrested for probation violation after being released from the slammer in July and sources tell TMZ she was in possession of black tar heroin. Alexis also allegedly had a fake Florida’s driver’s license and was reportedly booked for probation violation, possession of a controlled substance, and perjury (for owning a fake ID). We totally saw this coming from 3,000 miles away. This troublemaker has gotten herself into Lindsay Lohan-level problems in one-tenth of the time. [TMZ.com] Keep reading »

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The recession is not just for us poors: Hard times are falling on the silicone-bedecked halls of the Playboy Mansion. Will foreclosure throw Hugh Hefner and his many girlfriends out on their asses? Not if Kristen Schaal at “The Daily Show” has something to do with it! Get out your wallets, ladies. [The Daily Show]
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Margaret Cho Says Sarah Palin “Forced” Bristol To Compete On “Dancing With The Stars”

“I heard from someone who really should know (really should seriously know the dirt really really) … Why did Bristol do ‘Dancing with the Stars‘? That the only reason Bristol was on the show was because Sarah Palin forced her to do it. Sarah supposedly blames Bristol harshly and openly (in the circles that I heard it from) for not winning the election, and so she told Bristol she ‘owed’ it to her to do ‘DWTS’ so that ‘America would fall in love with her again’ and make it possible for Sarah Palin to run in 2012 with America behind her all the way.”

— Comedian/ex-”DWTS” competitor Margaret Cho served up a steaming heap of hot gossip on her blog on Monday. It seems that Mama Grizzly made her cub do the cha-cha as a stealthy PR move. Now, I’m not callin’ Margaret a liar or anything, but this sounds coo-coo bananas for even the Palin family. But Margaret Cho apparently thinks it was true enough to risk re-creating The Godfather, Alaskan-style: “Now I am scared I am going to wake up with a decapitated moose head in my bed.” [TheWrap] Keep reading »

Today’s Lady News: Dolly Parton Is The Voice Of Reason In America

  • How could we have missed this clip of Dolly Parton, on “Larry King Live,” talking about how we all need to be a little more tolerant? “I think we need to dig down a li’l deeper, be a li’l kinder to one another, and accept one another for who we are,” she said. “You can’t tell me that people are any way other than what they are supposed to be. I don’t think gay people are trying to be different just to make other people miserable. … I think we should be a little more tolerant, a little more accepting an understanding.” Dolly also said she grew up during segregation and the first time she met a black person was in 1960 when she went to high school. [ColorLines]
  • Does taking the birth control pill put women out of touch with their baby-making biology when they’re fertile and make it harder for them to conceive when they’re older? That’s the argument made by author Vanessa Grigoriadis in this controversial New York magazine piece. [New York]

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Join Us Tonight: We Liveblog The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show!

Nothing says “holiday season” like eerily similar-looking, freakishly attractive, pouty-lipped lingerie models parading down a runway in angel wings. Yes, it is time for another Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show!

Join me and our Mind of Man columnist John DeVore tonight — Tuesday — at 10 p.m. EST for a liveblog of our nation’s most important thong-related cultural event, appearing on CBS. You can follow my every little jealous pang and DeVore’s every little boner via our Twitter handle (@TheFrisky), on our Facebook page, or right here on TheFrisky.com, after the jump.

Alessandra, Chanel, Adriana, Rosie and — duh — John DeVore will be there … will you? Keep reading »

What Is The Evangelical “Stay-At-Home Daughters Movement”?

Weeks ago, we met the evangelical housewives who submit to their husbands. Now let’s meet the evangelical “stay-at-home daughters” — young women who forgo higher education and a career to stay close to their fathers and learn how to be a good homemaker and helper before they are getting married.

Writing in Bitch Magazine, author Gina McGalliard explains how these young women claim all women are much happier submitting to a family-focused life, rather than getting their own careers and jobs. Whether the woman needs “special protection” from her husband or her father, it’s all part of the same “Christian patriarchy movement.” Keep reading »

PETA Weighs In On Airport Body Scans

Airports in New York, Las Vegas and Charlotte, North Carolina, have said “no” to a proposed PETA ad campaign of a skinny woman’s physique under a body scan X-ray with the words, “Be proud of your body scan: go vegan.” (The Vegas airport claimed they don’t post “political” ads.) Good to know that PETA is not only still making everything about themselves, but they’re still using scantily clad women’s bodies to entice you to give up Big Macs. [Bust] Keep reading »

“Burlesque” Looks

Black TV Newswoman Vows To “Go Natural” With Her Hair

At the beginning of reporter Rochelle Ritchie’s TV news career, she was told she had to get hair extensions. Like millions of black women, Rochelle has worn long, shiny extensions and wigs because she thought it made her look more professional. For six years, she “faithfully” wore wigs and weaves and progressed up the corporate ladder. But that’s come to an end. “After years of manipulation, I took the break step of going natural,” she now says on this great five-minute-long segment on WPTV. From now on, Rochelle will be reporting from West Palm Beach, Florida, with just her own ‘do — and she looks gorgeous. Keep reading »

Nicki Minaj On The Word “Bitch”

“When I am assertive, I’m a bitch. When a man is assertive, he’s a boss. He [is] bossed up. No negative connotation behind ‘bossed up.’ But lots of negative connotation behind being a bitch. Donald Trump can say, ‘You’re fired.’ Let Martha Stewart run her company the same way and be the same way. [People will say] ‘f**king old evil bitch!’ But Donald Trump, he gets to hang out with young bitches and have 50 different wives and just be cool. ‘Oh, Donald, we love you, Donald Trump!’ … When you’re a girl, you have to be everything. You have to be dope at what you do but you have to be super sweet and you have to be sexy and you have to be this, you have to be that, and you have to be nice. It’s like, ‘I can’t be all those things at once. I’m a human being.’”

Nicki Minaj sounds off on the sexual double standard in her MTV special, “My Time Now.” [MTV] Keep reading »

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