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“As a preventative measure, Charlie Sheen has entered a rehabilitation facility. He will take some time off his series ‘Two and a Half Men.’ He has asked that his privacy be honored. No further statements are planned.”
As a preventative measure? Hi, Charlie Sheen’s rep: after your client is arrested for domestic violence on Christmas for allegedly holding a knife to his wife, Brooke Mueller’s throat, you can cut the BS with the American public. It’s not like Charlie has a squeaky clean image to uphold. [Access Hollywood] Keep reading »
Someone said the word “condom” in Elisabeth Hasselbeck‘s presence and her head did not explode! (We cannot speak for Sherri Shepherd, though.) Thank you, Joy Behar, for asking tough questions of the “Jersey Shore” cast when they visited “The View.”
P.S. I apologize for any painful mental images that may have resulted from reading that headline. Keep reading »
Drilling for oil makes us American girls hot and heavy! This Burger King commercial actually isn’t as offensive to Middle Easterners as it could be — shocking! — but it wouldn’t be a BK commercial if the women in it weren’t attractive, unthreatening airheads.
If you can stomach it, there’s a few more Burger King commercials found here and in the third spot, one of the women asks, “Do you guys drive camels to work in the morning?” and the other one asks, “Aren’t camels the ones with the humps?”
The majority of my friends are doing cool things with their lives: I have lots of journalist friends, friends who got cosmetology licenses, friends in law school, friends taking the Series 7 exams, even friends deployed in Iraq.
Yet, for all the ones climbing up their career ladders, there are a few 26- to 30-year-olds who’re still hanging out on the first or second rung. I’ve pretty much stopped asking, “Do you think you’ll start applying to jobs in that field you’re interested in?” or “Do you think you’ll move out of your hometown?” because the answer is always some variation of “I don’t know” or “not yet.” Some of these conversations have been going on for years.
I’m starting to see that your 20s aren’t just about making bad relationship decisions. They’re about making bad career decisions as well. Keep reading »
“I tried to mask my problems with alcohol, cocaine and mind-altering substances. Now I’m in a place where I don’t need to use anything and I can feel emotions because I choose to. … I went to rehab three times. The first time I checked myself in because I had taken Ambien. It’s a sleeping aid but it makes you hallucinate. I’d run a bath and fallen asleep on the floor and the bath had overflowed. When I woke up I was so scared, I called my therapist and said, ‘Can I just go somewhere for a month?’”
- Disabled children are God’s punishment to women who have aborted their first pregnancy, Virginia Assemblyman Bob Marshall said in a press conference on Thursday. “The number of children who are born subsequent to a first abortion with handicaps has increased dramatically,” Marshall told reporters. “Why? Because when you abort the first born of any, nature takes its vengeance on the subsequent children.” We’re not even going to dignify that with a response. [WTOP]
- A new law in Saudi Arabia will allow women lawyers to argue court cases for the first time. Women will only be able to argue family law-related cases, like divorce and child custody, however. [BBC]
- Kathryn Bigelow took home Best Film and Best Director awards for “The Hurt Locker” at the BAFTAs this weekend, beating out her ex-husband James Cameron and his flick, “Avatar.” [MTV]
I am not a “Family Guy” fan. Seth MacFarlane’s brand of offend-everybody, aren’t-I-clever? humor is not for me. Bill Maher, the host of “Real Time With Bill Maher,” is not my cup of tea either. But I was quite intrigued by both of them after watching a clip of Seth MacFarlane on “Real Time” this weekend discussing Sarah Palin’s outrage of the portrayal of a character with Down syndrome in his show. As you’ve probably heard right now, on a recent episode of “Family Guy,” Chris took Ellen, a girl with Down syndrome, on a date and asked her what her parents did for a living. Ellen, who was played by an actress who actually has Down syndrome in real life named Andrea Friedman, Keep reading »
Taylor Swift backlash: it was inevitable. We here at The Frisky are firmly in the for-cripes-sakes-they’re-just-love-songs-chill-out-everybody camp and we always will be. But as we’ve already seen, more than a few bloggers are angrily typing away, cataloging how Taylor Swift is (and I quote) “a feminist’s worst nightmare.” I’m sorry, but do you people remember Britney Spears? Keep reading »