“It’s only a matter of time until Malia gets her learner’s permit so I’m hoping to see one of those models that gets a top speed of 15 miles an hour and the ejector seat any time boys are in the car. So, hopefully you guys have some of those in the pipeline.”
—President Obama joked in a speech to the auto industry that 13-year-old Malia Obama will be getting her learner’s permit in a few years, so they’d better get cracking on a daddy-approved vehicle. Hey, lots of parents would like this idea, actually. Hmm, has he stumbled upon a way to save the auto industry? [Essence] Keep reading »
“I am sitting at a table with a gentleman who is better looking than you and is in better shape than me. So, we’re both out of a job, dude. Taylor Lautner! We’re screwed. It’s over, dude. ‘Titanic’ and ‘Boogie Nights’ were a long time ago. I accept it. I had a good run and on to the next.”
—Mark Wahlberg jokes from the podium of the Hollywood Foreign Press luncheon in Beverly Hills about two of his tablemates, Taylor Lautner and Leonardo DiCaprio. Mark, don’t throw in the towel just yet. You and Leonardo have twice the personality and charm that Taylor does, in my humble opinion. Oh, and shouldn’t it be that he’s better looking than you and in better shape than Leo? Just sayin’. [NY Mag] Keep reading »
Weight loss programs will use all kinds of tricks and techniques to entice you to buy in — from discounts and free food to real life testimonials. Lately, the weight loss market has been flooded with a glut of famous faces shilling for one company or another, promising that by sticking with the program customers can lose 20, 30 or 40 pounds.
But what happens when the celebrity spokesperson doesn’t lose, but gain? Or loses the weight, only to yo-yo back up to their pre-program weight?
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