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Frisky Review: “Secret Diary Of A Call Girl,” Season 3

Secret Diary of a Call Girl” is back on the air tonight at 10 p.m. and lucky me, some angel at Showtime mailed The Frisky offices a screener of Season 3. Woo-hoo!

When we last left off, Belle ditched her lame boyfriend, who wasn’t supportive of her career, and published her first book about life as a high-class hooker. And because no good series goes without a tease, Belle and her best friend, Ben, kept jerking us around with their will-they-or-won’t-they? thing. On season three, Belle is at work on her second book and we finally get the Ben/Belle relationship. Well, almost … Keep reading »

Rumors Say John Edwards And Rielle Hunter Made A Sex Tape

Oh no, oh no, oh no, oh no. Two sources tell Gawker that during their affair, John Edwards and his mistress, Rielle Hunter, allegedly filmed a sex tape that contains “several sex acts.” Allegedly, Hunter is behind the camera at the beginning of it. Apparently Andrew Young, a former aide of Edwards’ who is publishing a tell-all book next month, is the one who found the sex tape at Hunter’s house.

Gawker hasn’t actually seen the alleged sex tape, so take this rumor with a grain of salt. But remember, Edwards admitted that he is the father of a love child, Frances Quinn, with Hunter, after denying it for two years.

Yuck. We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again: poor Elizabeth! [Gawker] Keep reading »

Quotable: Dolly Parton On Natural Beauty

“I am not [a natural beauty]. Never have been … I started bleaching my hair as soon as I could get money to buy bleach. Before that it was that dishwater color. I’d get the tar beat out of me for bleaching it, but I’d do it anyway. I just felt like a blonde. Don’t even know what color my hair is now. It’s probably grey. Don’t want to see, don’t want to know.”

—The inimitable Dolly Parton [Times of London UK] Keep reading »

Today’s Lady News: Get A Load Of Cornell’s Pi Phi Sorority Dress Code

  • Fashion guidelines for rushees to Cornell’s Pi Phi sorority have been circulating the interwebs: no khakis, no leggings worn as pants, no muffin tops, and you must have a mani and pedi. Seriously, don’t read this unless you are OK with your brain exploding. [Jezebel]
  • Nineteen-year-old Bristol Palin announced on Oprah Winfrey’s show today that she has taken an “abstinence pledge.” Bristol is the teen mother of baby Tripp, with ex-boyfriend Levi Johnston. [ABC News]

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Will Sasha Grey For PETA Make You Want To Spay Your Dog?

Porn star Sasha Grey does not just write for Newsweek; she poses for PETA, too. Grey and her butt crack really want you to have your cats and dogs spayed or neutered—and hey, we don’t disagree. Keep reading »

Today’s The 37th Anniversary Of Roe Vs. Wade

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January 22 is a notable date in history most of us probably don’t discuss too much in school: Today is the 37th anniversary of the Supreme Court‘s Roe vs. Wade decision which effectively legalized abortion in the United States. Do you think anyone could have foreseen how, 37 years later, abortion would still be so controversial?

After the jump, let’s take a look at what abortion supporters, as well as abortion opponents, have planned for this day: Keep reading »

Quotable: America Ferrera Will Never Have Blonde Hair Or Blue Eyes

America Ferrera: “There was this part in this movie with this director who shall remain nameless. It was a story set in Texas about this family and they weren’t sure who they were going to cast as the male role, so they were holding off on the female role, depending on if the male role was Latino or not. They didn’t want to put two Latinos in the same movie because then it would be ‘a Latino movie.’ So in my delusionary state, I thought if I dyed my hair blonde, I could show them that I could play anything. … So I stripped my hair. I looked f**king crazy. I only took one Polaroid and burned it.

Amber Tamblyn: “You wore whiteface…”

America Ferrera: “I did! I’m not even kidding! I had such resentment. And that was one of those moments where I just thought, ‘Wow.’ I didn’t even get the chance to fail at that part because of the color of my skin. If I didn’t get it because I gave a bad audition, then maybe my talents aren’t up to par. That I can work on. That I can change. That I can get better at. But how do I get better at being a blonde white girl? I can’t, because it’s not who I am. It was just so isolating.”

America Ferrera and Amber Tamblyn, friends and “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” co-stars, have a chat about obnoxious stuff that happens in Hollywood [Bust Magazine]
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Girl Talk: What Can I Say? Scorned Mistresses Do Crazy Things

When spurned mistress LaVaughnie Wilkins put up billboards around Manhattan to embarrass her former lover, Charles Phillips, the only thing that surprised me about it was how publicly she chose to do it. But “getting revenge” didn’t surprise me at all. Spurned mistresses want revenge. Spurned mistresses go for the jugular. Spurned mistresses do crazy things because they are hurt.

Last year I fooled around with a guy who had a girlfriend. While we were cheating, he repeatedly told me he wanted to break up with his girlfriend to be with me and, like an idiot, I believed him. Lots of bad stuff happened and I lost my temper, big time: I wrote a long email to this guy’s girlfriend explaining everything about how he’d been two-timing her with me and sent it to her work email.

I’m not particularly proud of this story, but I’m going to tell it to you anyway. Keep reading »

Quotable: What Does Helen Mirren Have In Common With A Hell’s Angel?

“I was very, very drunk. It was a very, very long time ago, when only sailors and Hell’s Angels were tattooed, honestly, and prisoners. And I decided to get a tattoo because it was the most shocking thing I could think of doing.”

Helen Mirren explains the tattoo on her hand [Daily Mail UK] Keep reading »

Today’s Lady News: Spain Considers A Ban On Plastic Surgery Commercials Before 10 PM

  • Spain might soon pass a law banning TV commercials about plastic surgery, dieting, and beauty products before 10 pm. The law reads: “Broadcasters cannot carry advertisements for things that encourage the cult of the body and have a negative impact on self-image — such as slimming products, surgical procedures and beauty treatments — which are based on ideas of social rejection as a result of one’s physical image or that success is dependent on factors such as weight or looks.” [Advertising Age]

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