As if New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez needed any more celebrities surrounding him, it’s recently been announced that he will have a small part in the movie “Friends With Benefits.” The film stars Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis as—surprise, surprise—two buddies who causally boink. And no, this is not a cameo—he will actually be acting. “Space Jam” aside, I think that it has never been a good idea to try to turn an athlete into an actor. See: “Kazam.” Keep reading »
I consider myself quite the name game-changer by having an “i” instead of a “y” at the end of “Kelli.” But I have nothing on the crop of kiddies that we can expect in the next nine months. The baby name website Nameberry.com recently released their list of the top 100 girl names searched for during the first half of this year. Now, Nameberry is different from the annual U.S. list of most popular baby names, because it is based on searches and not actual birth records. Also, the site is open to all countries, with the U.S. making up a third of the queries. Regardless, their list shows signs of a new generation filled with some truly bizarre names. Golden oldies like Lauren, Sarah, and Rachel have been exiled from the list and replaced with names like Esme. Hello, “Twilight” effect! And that’s not the only search that appears to have pop culture-influenced. It’s no doubt “Lost” fans who put Evangeline in the top 50; and could peeps be naming their baby girls Quinn after the character on “Glee“?
But these names are tame compared to some of the oddities that made the list. After the jump check out the 10 titles we thought were the weirdest. Keep reading »
The tabloids are chock-full of insider information procured from vague sources. And while some anonymous sources are no doubt actually friends with a star, readers are still left wondering who these tattletale BFFs are. Enter “club girls,” a small squad of statuesque young ladies who are hired by tabloids to befriend celebs while out at the hottest night spots, and then report back with any scandalous info. Yes, modern journalism has hit another low, allowing these girls to call themselves journalists when their real job description is to trick celebrities into trusting them and then sell their stories to the writers of gossip rags. Keep reading »