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Lady Gaga’s Man: 5 Things You Need To Know About Luc Carl

Lady Gaga is giving her grungy, long-haired ex-boyfriend, Luc Carl, a second chance. The two dated for three years, but broke up forever ago. Now, they are seeing each other again and have made some of their outings public. (Remember that trip to the Mets game? Luc was with her.) It seems that the lady is totally gaga over Luc. According to a source, “They’ve been in love for a while.”

So who is this guy? The deets after the jump. Keep reading »

Girl On Girl: Why It Sucks To Have A Gay Crush On A Friend

Before I was in a relationship, I crushed on my female friends with alarming frequency. In high school, I got turned on when I slept in the same bed with my best friend who I had known since I was 2 years old. Obviously, I never told her this and, since we don’t speak anymore, I’m going to take this one to my grave. (Um, unless, of course, she reads The Frisky!) Later, I tried like hell to hook up with another friend who claimed to be bi, but now says that she is straight. Oh yeah, and I’ve totally slept with my current bestie. Twice. Keep reading »

7 Celebs Who Want Their Kids Far, Far Away From The Industry

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Britney Spears will do anything to keep her kids out of show business. In an interview with Cosmopolitan, she said, “If my sons told me they wanted to be in the entertainment business, I’d lock them in their rooms until they turned 30.” [People]

The singer has had a lot of bad experiences with fame, from unflattering paparazzi shots to failed marriages to shaved heads and rehab stints, so we definitely don’t blame her. But some of the other famous folks who swear their kids will never enter showbiz might surprise you.

Madonna Takes Her Anglophile Kick To A New Level

Madonna is directing yet another Britastic film. After last year’s “Filth and Wisdom,” she’s now doing one called “W.E.” The flick is about Queen Elizabeth and how she was once a savvy, powerful chick. Natalie Dormer of “The Tudors” will be playing the Queen Mother and James Fox of “Sherlock Holmes” has been cast as King George V. Madonna totally loses us on the plot, though, which goes on a confusing journey through England’s royal scandals, like the love affair between King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson. During the relationship, Simpson was accused of being a witch, a hermaphrodite and the king was thought to be gay and a Nazi sympathizer. Supposedly, their relationship will be juxtaposed “with a 1998 romance between a woman in a loveless marriage (Abbie Cornish) and a Russian security guard.” Got it? Yeah, me neither. Vera Farmiga, Ewan McGregor, and Margo Stilley have all dropped out of the project. Stilley cited “artistic differences” and said Madonna is “really something.” In a good or bad way? [Telegraph UK] Keep reading »

Are You Addicted To Facebook?

A study by Oxygen Media and Lightspeed Network claims that over one-third of women between the ages 18 to 34 check Facebook as soon as they wake up, before even heading to the bathroom. Researchers also found that of the 1,605 women surveyed, 39 percent call themselves “addicted” to the social networking site and 57 percent admit to talking online to friends more often than in person. Check out some more surprising numbers, after the jump. Keep reading »

8 Reasons We Want To Road Trip To Dollywood

If you are a fan of all things Dolly Parton, we know what you’ll be doing on July 3 at 8 p.m. Clear your schedule because the Hallmark Channel is airing a musical tribute to Dolly called “Dolly Celebrates 25 Years of Dollywood.” Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus ,and Kenny Rogers are all set to perform and Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley, and Kenny Chesney will be making guest appearances. More importantly, however, the show will explore the Dollywood theme park, which is awesomely amazing. Seriously, we want to go. Now. Here’s why. [Hallmark Channel] Keep reading »

Chelsea Clinton’s Wedding: 10 Things We Hope Happen

Generally, I’m not that enthused about weddings. But if I got an invite to Chelsea Clinton‘s wedding to Marc Mezvinsky, I’d be there in a second. After a year of speculation, new details have finally emerged about the mega-party of the summer. It looks like it’ll be happening on July 31st. While people thought it’d be taking place on Martha’s Vineyard, it now appears that Chelsea will be tying the knot in upstate New York at the estate formerly owned by John Jacob Astor IV, an amazing spot that has 50 acres of land, a facade modeled after Versailles, indoor tennis courts and a marble pool. Chelsea is going to rock an Oscar de la Renta gown, but, beyond that, we don’t know a whole lot about what’ll be going down. [Huffington Post, NY Daily News]

Since the Clintons are being super-secretive, we have no choice but to speculate. After the jump, check out a few things we hope happens on Chelsea’s big day. Keep reading »

Bridget Jones’s Diary: The Musical!?

First, Bridget Jones’s Diary was a book. Then it was a movie. Then another movie. And, as rumor has it, another movie. We started shaking our heads when we heard about a possible Bridget Jones TV show. And now, alas, it’s going to be a musical. There’s no word yet on who will be playing Bridget—Renée Zellweger did prove she can sing in “Chicago.” We do know, however, that Lily Allen is doing music for the show. Plus, the director and choreographer of “Billy Elliot,” Stephen Daldry and Peter Darling, are also on board. The musical is in the workshop stage and could open in London’s West End as early as next year. Would you go see it if you took a trip across the pond? [NYMag.com] Keep reading »

France Makes Calling Your Spouse Nasty Names A Crime

The French parliament has approved a hotly debated law that makes verbal abuse—or psychological violence—a criminal offense. Violators could face up to three years in jail and a $93,000 fine. Although it’s difficult to define such behavior that law defines as “repeated acts which could be constituted by words or other machinations, to degrade one’s quality of life and cause a change to one’s mental or physical state.” Letters and email can count here, too. Keep reading »

The Tanning Tax And 5 More Reasons You Shouldn’t Be Fake Baking

The new tanning tax goes into effect today. And if you are upset about it, you shouldn’t be. Sure, it adds 10 percent to the cost of most fake bakes, but tanning is seriously bad for you anyway. If you absolutely can’t part with your brown summer hue, you can always go outside—because that is free. Or, you can spritz on some of that spray stuff for a nice glow. Alternatively, take a good, hard look at Lindsay Lohan and Snooki and think about whether you really are interested in getting that “weathered” look.

If the increased cost isn’t enough to dissuade you, here are you a few more reasons why you should steer clear of tanning beds. Keep reading »

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