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Morning Quickies: Why Kate Middleton Might Be Holding Off On Pregnancy

Kate's Preggo Rumors
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Kate declined to eat peanuts and now everyone thinks she's knocked up. Read More »
Kate Loves Bee Venom
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Why Kate Middleton is freezing her face with bee venom. Read More »
Dear Kate's Hair
Your constant perfection is kinda depressing. Read More »
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  • Kate Middleton, feminist? The future Queen of England might be holding off on getting pregnant until the rules of succession to the throne are rewritten.  The UK recently decided that firstborn girls should be equal to firstborn boys in line to the throne and The Daily Beast suggests Kate wants to wait until the ink is dry on the rule change to get knocked up. [The Daily Beast]
  • New boyfriend for Rihanna! Find out which basketball player for the Knicks RiRi is dating. [PopCrush]
  • Jenny McCarthy is planning to pose nude for Playboy again. [US Weekly]
  • Reality show casting directors are seeking hipsters to cast in a real-life version of “Girls.” Gak! I did not read this thoroughly enough. “Girls” is just casting hipsters for “Girls.” (Although, honest, a reality show is probably not far behind, right?) [New York Observer]
  • Here’s 31 rock stars’ sexual prowess as rated by groupies on the web site GroupieDirt.com. I’m not sure Nick Lachey counts as a “rock star,” but the dirt on him is nevertheless highly entertaining. [Buzzfeed] Keep reading »

Evening Quickies: Channing Tatum Never Enjoyed Stripping

"Magic Mike"
The movie seems to be about as shirtless as you'd expect. Read More »
No Butt Double
Hell, no, Matt McConaughey didn't use a butt double in "Magic Mike." Read More »
Morning Quickies
John Travolta allegedly tried to give a BJ to his "Grease" co-star. Read More »
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  • Channing Tatum much prefers being a Hollywood leading man to a male stripper, thank you. In the latest issue of OUT magazine, he says stripping kinda sucked. “I never enjoyed the taking-the-clothes-off part,” Tatum said. “You are on a stage with people yelling at you, and you feel you’re a rock star, but you’re nothing – you’re just a guy taking off his clothes, looking like a fool in a stupid outfit.” Yes, but a hot fool. [Just Jared]
  • Chris Brown gave his girlfriend, Karrueche Tran, a two-band diamond ring, which she tweeted a pic of herself wearing on her middle finger. I would need a lot more than a diamond ring to date that jerk. [PopCrush]
  • The Wisconsin woman who held an “Ex-Husband Sale” is my new hero. [The FW]
  • Everyone else is freaked out by this flesh-eating bacteria disease, too, right? [iVillage] Keep reading »

Missouri Might Let Your Boss Decide If Your Health Insurance Covers Birth Control

  • Missouri’s House of Representatives advanced a so-called “conscience” bill that would allow employers to opt-out of providing health care coverage for birth control, abortion, or sterilization if it is against their personal religious beliefs. Supporters of the bill claim it protects the “religious liberty” of employers, but everyone else says it is an intrusion of an employer’s beliefs into their employees personal lives. [Columbia Tribune]
  • The Army may send female soldiers to its elite Ranger School to put them on par with their male counterparts, which would also help them with future promotions. This consideration is the result of the military deciding to open up more jobs for women. [Chicago Tribune]  
  • Pregnant women may not be getting tested for STDs, despite recommendations by medical professionals, a new study finds. Getting tested for STDs is important for moms-to-be because some can be passed along from mama to baby. [Reuters]
  • A New York man offered to help a drunk woman who was lost and confused call the police, then took her into an alley and raped her. [New York Daily News] Keep reading »

Jaden Smith Had Very Necessary Conversation With The President About Aliens

Will and Jada on Split
Are the rumors true? Read More »
Fresh Prince Drama
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Aunt Viv from "Fresh Prince" has no love for Will Smith. Read More »
Jaden Smith and aliens

“I was at the White House with my family and we were getting a tour. Barack and Michelle and Sasha and Malia and me and Jada and the kids, we’re walking through the White House. The night before, Jaden had said to me, ‘Dad, I gotta ask the president about the aliens.’ And I said, ‘Dude, no. No, it’s not cool. It’s not cool, it’s embarrassing.’ I was, like, ‘Jaden, DO NOT ask the president.’”

Will Smith is completely endearing on BBC Radio 1 describing a visit to the White House with his family. Which I guess is a perk of being a movie star?

But do adolescent boys mind their fathers when it comes to the important matter of the existence of extraterrestrial life? No, they do not. Find out what happened, after the jump.  Keep reading »

Mick Jagger Brings Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘N; Roll To “Saturday Night Live”

Georgia Jagger Models
Topless teen modeling? Georgia Jagger's parents get it. Read More »
Mick's Tiny Dick?
Keith Richards and Mick Jagger
Keith Richards said Mick Jagger has a tiny todger. Read More »
Penis Size Battle
The public battles over Mick Jagger's penis size rages on. Read More »
Mick Jagger SNL
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The man who taught several generations about sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll is hosting this week’s season finale of “Saturday Night Live.” Sadly, Mick Jagger’s probably got less of a drug problem these days than certain other recent hosts who shall remain nameless. [Pop Culture Brain]

Girl Talk: Maybe We’re All Just Too Selfish & Immature To Find Love

Guys' Pre-Date Nerves
The guys on our IM share! Read More »
Dating Don'ts: Criticism
It's time to put a moratorium on beating yourself up. Read More »

I’ve been thinking a lot about a date I had this weekend. I’m not sure that the guy and I are a right fit for some compatibility reasons, but we did end up having an interesting conversation over coffee on Saturday night. We were discussing the different ways that online dating sucks for girls and for guys. Girls, I was telling him, are inundated with creepy, overly sexual messages from random dudes, including dudes who are way, way, waaaaay too old for us. And this guy was telling me how for dudes, one of the worst things he experiences on a date with a girl is when she is too guarded and gives off a vibe of “I don’t need you.”

The  stereotype may be that women are “too needy,” this guy told me, but the reality of dating strong, successful, accomplished, financially independent women is the exact opposite. “Okay, great, so what role am I supposed to have?” This guy asked me hypothetically. “It’s great if a girl’s got her life together. I think that’s awesome! But I need her to want me to be there because she needs a partner in some way, or else, what’s the point?”  Keep reading »

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