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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According to a new poll in the UK, Pippa Middleton’s posterior isn’t the only thing in high demand. Women are also after her skin color, which a tanning guru dubbed “Royal Mocha.” Sixty percent of the 2,000 women surveyed found Pippa’s gorgeous glow to be the most sought-after skin tone. Other celebrity tans in the running were Cheryl Cole’s “Cappuccino,” Katie Price’s “Pecan,” and Kerry Katona’s “Karrot.” Do I smell a line of offensive self-tanners in the works? But more importantly, should I be offended that Ami Angelowicz’s “Pasty Blogger” didn’t make the cut? At least I will be wrinkle-free for many years to come. Take that, Pippa. [Daily Mail UK] Keep reading »
We should probably start calling her Helen “Curvalicious” Mirren now. LA Fitness—yes, the gym chain—apparently conducted a survey of 2,000 members as to which celebrities have the hottest bodies. For dudes, a very predictable choice won—Mr. David Beckham. But surprisingly, Dame Helen was the top pick for women. Nearly 18 percent of those surveyed that she had the “Female Body of the Year,” and this is over Jennifer Lopez, Pippa Middleton, Elle “The Body” MacPherson, and Kate Winslet. All this goes to show—senior citizens can be sexy, too. [People] Keep reading »