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Would You Pay For Love In A Recession?

Banks are foreclosing on houses. Jobs are being outsourced. Popular retail stores are shutting down. Magazines like Domino are folding. Despite the economy being pretty much in the crapper, romance is on the rise. Popular online dating sites like Match.com and eHarmony are seeing a spike in the number of people signing up looking for…

Persia Ali / January 28, 2009

Trends For Men: Garter Belts To Hold Up His Thigh-Highs!

Even after the mantyhose, skirts for men, bras for bros, girdles for guys, and Spanx just for dad, it’s still totally crazy and absurd to think about a man wearing a lacy garter around his thigh. My assumption was that men who wear garter belts must be cross-dressers or into the whole fetish thing. Right?

Persia Ali / January 27, 2009

Star Couplings: One Of The Spice Girls Is Engaged

Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell is engaged. Which Spice Girl was she again? Baby, Scary? Oh, Ginger, that’s right. [Popeater]
If you thought maybe Prince Harry and his girlfriend Chelsea Davy were going to get back together, think again. She posted her new single status on Facebook. That means it’s totally over now. [Perez

Persia Ali / January 27, 2009

Quickies!: J.Lo Is Preggers, Kanye Changes His Name & Mickey Rourke Is A Wrestler — For Real!

Jennifer Lopez is rumored to be knocked up. This will totally dismiss those divorce rumors going around about her and Marc Anthony. [MediaTakeOut]
The Obama’s Friday night date night might be in trouble. [AOL]
Kanye West teamed up with Louis Vuitton to create a line of sneakers, and he decided to change his name…

Persia Ali / January 26, 2009

Sasha and Malia Obama Look-A-Likes

America is obsessed with the First Daughters, Sasha and Malia Obama. It’s not enough that they have inspired the children’s fashion world with trendy J. Crew clothes, or that Ty has created dolls with their names (and likeness). Now, you will start to see more Sasha and Malia look-a-likes on the fashion runway and print…

Persia Ali / January 26, 2009

Quickies!: Brad Forgot To Zip His Fly, The U.K.’s Best Mommy & Kanye Wants To Do Bisexual Porn

Brad Pitt was out and about with his zipper down. Didn’t Angie check him out before he left the house? [DListed]
Mother of the Year! Shelley Price tells a mother effing newspaper all about how she’s never loved her 11-year-old daughter Catherine and them makes her pose for a miserable looking photograph. […

Persia Ali / January 22, 2009

Perfumers Find Inspiration In Odd Places

Perfumes that waft the scent of rose petals and jasmine, your time is up. What we would normally consider to be a not-so-sexy scent is now being bottled up, sold, and just might be the new aphrodisiac. Say goodbye to the conventional perfumes like Chanel No. 5 and Ralph Lauren’s Romance. New to the market

Persia Ali / January 22, 2009

Mrs. Obama To Do Fashion Week?

Not even three full days into being The First Lady, Fashion Week organizers are already planning to invite Michelle Obama to the festivities in February in New York City. Mrs. Obama has been making headlines for her fashion trends for some time so this invite comes as no surprise. She’s been so influential for her…

Persia Ali / January 22, 2009

Crave: Lace Headwraps

Have you ever had one of those days where you feel your hair is a total mess? When it looks bad in a ponytail and really bad when you wear it down? Well, if you don’t have a cute little beret to cover up that messy mane on your head, one of these lace headband…

Persia Ali / January 21, 2009

Quickies:! John Mayer Is Putting A Ring On It, “Gossip Girl” Mom May Die & J.Hud Comes Out Of Hiding

John Mayer is going to make an honest woman out of Jennifer Aniston. He’s planning to pop the question on her birthday. [Star]
New Yorkers may not be in love with the idea of Caroline Kennedy being their Senator. [Perez Hilton]
Remember the parents that named their child Adolf and got upset whe…

Persia Ali / January 14, 2009

Real Housewives Shakeup: DeShawn Asked To Leave & New Character To Join

The women on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” sure know how to stay in the spotlight, even when the show isn’t on air. But you know what NeNe would say — “You’re nobody until you’re talked about.” Well, all the Housewives have been talked about since the season finale. We all heard the rumors about…

Persia Ali / January 14, 2009

Quickies!: Celebrate Chuck Bass, Whitney Port Has A Wardobe Malfunction, & Pink Is Bad For Girls

You know you wanna know what “Chuck Bass Fridays” entail… [Buzzfeed]
The girl who sang about umbrellas may need to see a doctor about that thing on her lip. Rihanna looks like she has Katie Holmes-style outbreak. [Drunken Stepfather]
Could too much pink be bad for little girls? Yes. More purple! More purple! [BBC]…

Persia Ali / January 13, 2009

Gossip Girl: You’re Related! Plus Five Other Reasons To Breakup

Dan and Serena, decided to get back together on last week’s episode of “Gossip Girl.” But Lonely Boy and S were in for a surprise when they found out that they are…RELATED. Sort of. Their parents had a secret love-child many, many years ago and the twosome share a half-brother. EEK! Sure, their…

Persia Ali / January 13, 2009

Lackluster Economy To Blame For Drop In Plastic Surgery

The recession is to blame for everything going wrong right now — the rise in foreclosures, the increase in unemployment and the sharp decline in the number of people who want size DD breasts. Plastic surgery numbers are steadily slipping here in the U.S. Americans, who once spent $12 billion a year on cosmetic surgery,…

Persia Ali / January 12, 2009

Quickies!: Jessica Simpson Is Dirty And Lindsay Lohan Is Straight

Eww gross! Jessica Simpson only washes her hair two or three times a month. [Star]
The man who created Barbie was a total horn-dog. [Daily Mail]
This hockey player must have been hungry at last night’s Ottawa Senators game. He bit a player on the opposing team. [ESPN]…

Persia Ali / January 9, 2009