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Today’s Lady News: Brett Favre’s Accuser Says The NFL Is Sexist

  • Brett Favre will be fined $50,000 — but not suspended — by the National Football League for not cooperating with an investigation into his shady behavior. In response to Favre’s punishment, his alleged victim, former New York Jets employee Jenn Sterger, is trashing the NHL for being sexist and claiming she provided insufficient evidence. “Today’s decision is an affront to all females and shows once again that, despite tough talk, the NFL remains the good old boys’ league,” Sterger said through a lawyer. I couldn’t agree more, frankly. [TMZ.com]
  • Did you miss MTV’s abortion special, “No Easy Decision,” last night with teen mom Markai Durham from “16 & Pregnant”? You can watch the whole show here. [MTV]

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Oh, The Things You Can Buy At The Dollar Store

Recently, while perusing the dollar store with a wad of ones burning a hole in my pocket, my friend Matt found this bath thing. Uh, what exactly is a “New Century Sanitarian Thing”? Dollar store, you so craaaaazy! Keep reading »

White House Bans Shirtless Photos Of President Obama

Barack Obama will not be your Matthew McConaughey. (Dammit.) The White House has delivered “strict instructions” to the press pool not to use telescopic lenses to photograph the president on his vacation in Hawaii. Why must they protect his privacy so? According to The New York Times, the White House doesn’t want any “sneaky attempts to take pictures of a shirtless leader of the free world.” No shirtless Obama photos? Whaaaaat? Keep reading »

Photographer Brings “Star Wars” To Snowpocalypse

Photographer and model Henry Hargreaves found a unique way to pass the time in his Williamsburg, Brooklyn neighborhood during the “Snowpocalypse.” He photoshopped images from “Star Wars,” AT-AT walkers, Darth Vader, R2-D2 and C-3P0, and Tauntauns, into snowy, urban landscapes. [Refinery 29] Keep reading »

Brett Favre Fined, Not Suspended, For Sexting Peen Photos To Jenn Sterger

Quarterback Brett Favre will be fined up to $50,000, but not suspended, for allegedly sexting photos of his peen to a former New York Jets employee who was not interested, claims NFL.com. Football justice strikes again! Keep reading »

Condom Cell Phone Charms Are Even Dirtier Than Sexting

In Nanning, China, teens and condoms go together, well, like teens and cell phones. Apparently it’s all the rage for kids to sport cell phones with prophylactic charms. Safety first! The condom accoutrement come in a variety of colors decorated with zodiac, cartoon characters, or cool designs. While it’s great that the message to use a love glove is getting out there, we’re not sure they should actually be using these since condoms are so easily punctured. So, peeps, be sure to use a freshie! [Trendhunter] Keep reading »

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