This morning, as I was putting on my makeup, I felt a little sad. What was once my signature look is no more. I used to have really thick, long hair, and it was my favorite accessory. Then I stupidly volunteered to be a hair model, and had all of my hair chopped off. I didn’t mean for it to happen — but now I’m dealing with growing back eight inches of hair that was mercilessly taken away from me.
My hair was my signature look, but I’ve had others in the past — like the horrible two-year period in college when I thought wearing dresses over flared jeans was a good idea. It may make me cringe now, but that was my thing back then. For Lady Gaga, it’s not wearing pants (and generally dressing like a cuckoo). For Katy Perry, it’s ’50s-inspired glam. Do you have a signature style or must-have accessory that really says to the world “This Is Me”? Keep reading »
College students need to support themselves somehow. And in China, it’s becoming increasingly popular to make a living selling your body. Prostitution in China is on the rise — particularly among college students — and girls get paid not on a nightly basis, but a yearly fee.
Annual fees start around $5,000 for more homely girls, while the pretty girls — the ones who usually attend drama school — garner the most attention, and are the most expensive. Those girls can make around $25,000 a year, but the price is high: Unprotected sex is rampant among college prostitutes, who don’t want to view the sex work they do as actual prostitution. Keep reading »
Ah, smart phones — they make life so much easier. And they could have radically transformed many classic films. In this clip from College Humor, the gang re-envisions what movies would have been like if they’d just been able to Wikipedia stuff. [Urlesque
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Following your dreams doesn’t always equal paying the bills. And for some ex-reality stars, that means supporting yourself as a waitress or bartender. “Project Runway” designer and alleged cat thrower Kenley Collins, for example, works as a waiter at popular Brooklyn restaurant Papacitos to make ends meet. We’ve seen her in there and she still has a cold, cold stare.
After the jump, several other reality stars who we’ve spotted serving in some of NYC’s best restaurants and bars. And tell us: have you ever been served by a former celeb or reality star?