Jessica Wakeman

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Style

It’s hard being Blake Lively. Between Leighton Meester’s alleged sex tape, Ed Westwick’s stupid tattoos, and Taylor Momsen’s incessant partying, she’s the only class act “Gossip Girl” has got going. Yet, when it comes to the red carpet, subtlety eludes the poor thing. … READ MORE »


Celebs

A dishy new book proposal by a former aide says former Senator John Edwards wasn’t merely cheating on his long-suffering wife Elizabeth Edwards. According to Andrew Young, the senator promised Rielle Hunter he’d marry her after Elizabeth died from cancer in a rooftop ceremony in NYC with the Dave Matthews Band playing.

Urgent memo… READ MORE »


News

The VMAs happened five nights ago and everyone’s still talking about Taylor Swift and Kanye West. (That means everyone pretty much ignored Lady Gaga’s look-at-me, look-at-me blood-splattered outfit. Try harder next year, honey!)

We’re drama-mongers, though, so we were tickled pink when Tay-Tay hit up “The View” to tell Barbara and the girls that,… READ MORE »


News

Danmell Ndonye, 18, the Hofstra student who falsely accused five guys of tying her up and gang-raping her, apparently made up the lie when confronted by her boyfriend about where she’d been. Later, Ndonye admitted the sex was consensual after police told her a cell phone video had taped the whole incident. In the vid… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Starring Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried and Amy Sedaris
Directed by Karyn Kusama (“Girlfight”)
Written by Diablo Cody

Please, please, please don’t read other movie reviews of “Jennifer’s Body.” I can tell you what the 50-year-old white men who write them are going to say:

Megan Fox can’t act.
Diablo Cody’s dialogue sounds like… READ MORE »


Celebs

Getting called a “jackass” by Obama must smart. But Kanye West, you were a real douchebag. Your punishment for interrupting sweet lil’ Taylor Swift isn’t up ’til Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers have their way with you on “Weekend Update!”

And next time, Kanye, don’t be chugging Hennessy on the red carpet. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Most of us who’ve lived in a college dormitory before have had that sexual assault prevention lecture from campus security that’s basically, like, “Women! Cross your legs!” I guess society thinks it’s easier to just make women protect themselves, rather than changing men’s behavior, hence, advice like “cover your drinks so you don’t get roofied” READ MORE »


News

We’ve been following the story of Annie Le, the Yale grad student who went missing on Sept. 8, days before her impending wedding. Her murder is beyond sad: The body of Le, who was killed by “traumatic asphixia” or strangling, was found inside a wall in the lab where she worked — found on the… READ MORE »


News

Oh no! The city of Everett, Washington, has received about 50 complaints over baristas in bikinis who serve coffee at drive-through coffee stands. The city is considering an update to its lewd behavior ordinance. [Fox News]
A judge in England criticized police for taking 11 hours to respond to a teenager who called its version… READ MORE »


News

Earlier this week we were upset to hear an 18-year-old woman at Hofstra University on Long Island had allegedly been gang-raped by five men in a dorm bathroom. Each day, we read increasingly troubling newspaper reports describing how the student had gone back to a dorm room with one of the alleged rapists who took… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Mary Travers of Peter, Paul and Mary passed away from leukemia yesterday at the age of 72 and I teared up several times last night and this morning just thinking about her.

When I was 14 years old, my Girl Scout leader, who also happened to be the editor of our dinky local newspaper,… READ MORE »


News

More sad news today: Connecticut police have arrested a Yale lab technician, 24-year-old Raymond Clark III, for grad student Annie Le’s death. Clark, who mostly did janitorial work in the same building as Le, was arrested this morning at a motel. Police said Clark failed a lie detector test and had scratch marks on his… READ MORE »



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