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Conspiracy Theory: Paul Ryan Cribbed From Nirvana

We’re going to suggest taking this one with a shaker full of salt, but the Internet is buzzing with accusations that Paul Ryan stole the kinda-vaguely touching anecdote he told about his daughter during last night’s debate from, of all people, Kurt Cobain. In response to a question about abortion, Ryan told the story of…

By: Newser / October 12, 2012

Is Taylor Swift Cheating On Conor Kennedy?

Just when you thought Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy were going to skip off into the sunset together come not one but two rumors that Swift has been stepping out on her young man. Star magazine reports that Swift had the nerve to cheat on Kennedy with his cousin, Patrick Schwarzenegger, according to Radar. (Avid Swift-watchers will recall that Patrick wa…

By: Newser / October 10, 2012

Jerry Sandusky Sentenced To 30-60 Years In Prison

Jerry Sandusky has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall. Sandusky, who apparently arrived in court this morning wearing a smile, was defiant about his conviction, saying, “They can take away my life, they ca…

By: Newser / October 9, 2012

12 Celebs Who Battled Eating Disorders

Katie Couric revealed last week that she struggled with bulimia in her early 20s—and sadly, she’s far from the only celebrity to have battled an eating disorder. The Huffington Post rounds up a dozen:

Jessica Alba: She once said that she had trouble adjusting to “a woman’s body with natural fat in places.” “I freaked out,” she…

By: Newser / October 8, 2012

Chris Brown: “Is It Possible To Love Two People?”

Chris Brown isn’t exactly handling his breakup from Karrueche Tran in typical Hollywood fashion: Instead, he released a sort of confessional video last night, in which he mused about his love for, apparently, both Tran and Rihanna. “Is there such thing as loving two people?” Brown asks, as pictures of both women flash onscreen. “I don’t know…

By: Newser / October 5, 2012

Anderson Cooper Gives Star Jones Epic Takedown

Anderson Cooper indulged in an epic rant against Star Jones, of all people, on his daytime show today while co-hosting with Andy Cohen of Bravo. Asked by Cohen to reflect on his coming out in July, Cooper gave a normal response first before launching into his takedown of Jones in a clip obtained by TMZ. It…

By: Newser / October 4, 2012

Todd Akin In ’08: Docs Give Abortions To Women Who Aren’t Pregnant

It’s getting to be quite the week for years-old videos to come back and bite candidates, and the latest victim is one Todd Akin, the would-be junior Missouri senator of “legitimate rape” fame. Seems Akin gave a speech in 2008, in which he compares abortion to slavery and calls abortion providers “terrorists.” He then goes on to describe the “bottom-of-the-food-chai…

By: Newser / October 3, 2012

Lisa Marie Presley Now Sells Fish & Chips In An English Village

Elvis Presley’s daughter, donning an apron to serve fish and chips in a quiet English village? Yep, and that’s how she likes it, the New York Daily News reports. Having moved to Rotherfield with her husband two years ago, the singer enjoys hanging out at a local pub run by two of her friends. So…

By: Newser / September 29, 2012

Chris Brown Tests Positive For Pot On Probation

hris Brown has tested positive for drugs while on probation for a 2009 felony conviction for assaulting former gal pal Rihanna. He failed a random drug test while doing community service in Virginia. He told a judge in a Los Angeles courtroom yesterday that he had smoked marijuana in California, and had a medical marijuana…

By: Newser / September 25, 2012

Katie Couric: I Was Bulimic

Katie Couric seems to have it all, but during her early 20s she battled with an eating disorder, she says on today’s edition of her daytime show, in a confession picked up by the New York Post. “I wrestled with bulimia all through college and for two years after that,” Couric says while talking to Demi…

By: Newser / September 24, 2012

Michael Jackson Had An Anti-Abortion Song?

Sony released a 25th anniversary remastered edition of Michael Jackson’s Bad this week, and among the eight previously unreleased songs is … an anti-abortion anthem. “Song Groove,” aka “Abortion Papers,” includes lyrics like, “Those abortion papers / Signed in your name against the words of God / Those abortion papers / Think about life, I’d like to have my…

By: Newser / September 21, 2012

Paris Hilton Says Gay Guys Are, Like, So Disgusting

Steel your stomachs, Paris Hilton has again been caught on tape. This time, a cab driver caught the socialite making some pretty inflammatory remarks about gay men earlier this month—though her people are valiantly attempting to spin it as the socialite simply showing her concern about serious health risks, TMZ reports. While discussing Grindr—a website…

By: Newser / September 20, 2012

Lindsay Lohan’s “Hit-And-Run” Victim Says She Was Drunk

Lindsay Lohan’s day just keeps getting worse: After her arrest early today for allegedly leaving the scene of an accident, the guy who says she hit him with her car—Jose Rodriguez, 34—is telling The New York Post he thinks she was “drunk” at the time. “She was stumbling,” says Rodriguez, who was leaving his jo…

By: Newser / September 19, 2012

Did The “47%” Video Cost Mitt Romney The Election?

Leaked video of a May Mitt Romney fundraiser—in which the candidate calls half the country self-proclaimed ‘victims’—has the pundits swarming, with some saying it just might cost him the election. Here’s what they’re saying:

The video “has killed Mitt Romney’s campaign for president,” writes Josh Barro at Bloomberg.”Romney already has trouble relating to…

By: Newser / September 18, 2012

“The Master” Is A Masterpiece

Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film stars a stunning Philip Seymour Hoffman as a 1950s cult leader who offers followers therapy to cure their demons; the film focuses on his intense relationship with a shellshocked disciple, played by an equally impressive Joaquin Phoenix. Critics are raving. Read more…

By: Newser / September 15, 2012

William, Kate Sue Over Topless Pics

Prince Harry has some company, because now his sister-in-law Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, is embroiled in her own nude photo scandal, the BBC reports. French magazine Closer published blurry topless pictures of Kate, apparently taken with a long lens while she and Prince William were on a private holiday at a French chateau owned by the queen’s nephew.

By: Newser / September 14, 2012

Monica Lewinsky Is Writing A Book

Should Bill Clinton be worried? Monica Lewinsky has been shopping a new book, sources tell the New York Post, and it’s so hush-hush that she’s making publishers sign a non-disclosure agreement before she’ll meet with them. “I’m sure every major publisher was interested in hearing what she had to say,” one insider says. Read More

By: Newser / September 13, 2012

Prince William: I Want 2 Kids With Kate Middleton

Stop the presses, because Prince William has actually discussed the babies he will one day have with wife Kate. Specifically, he would like two of them, Wills said today while the couple was touring Singapore as part of Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee. “Someone asked him how many children he would like to have, and he…

By: Newser / September 12, 2012

13-Year-Old Girl Drives 700 Miles To Meet Online Beau

A missing 13-year-old girl has been found safe, though 700 miles away from home. It turns out the Texas teen had gotten into an argument with her parents about a boy she met online via Xbox and decided to run away. She snuck out her bedroom window, swiped her brother’s car, and set out for…

By: Newser / September 10, 2012

Secret Kim Kardashian References In Kanye Songs For Years

We all know Kanye West declared his love for Kim Kardashian—and dissed Kris Humphries—in his recent song “Theraflu,” but it turns out the rapper has actually been sending Kim secret messages via song for years. Like, since 2009, sources “extremely close” to Kanye tell TMZ. One example, from that year’s “Knock You Down,” which came out while…

By: Newser / September 7, 2012

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