Morning Quickies: Lindsay Lohan Asks Out Chris Brown Over Twitter

  • Lindsay Lohan tweeted at Chris Brown on Sunday night to ask, “Wanna meet?” Chris retweeted Lindz, but didn’t publicly reply. If these two go out, it will either be the worst idea ever or a brilliant melding of celebrity WTF-ery. [Celebuzz]
  • Rep. Michele Bachmann was just kidding, you guys, when she said the earthquake and hurricane that struck Washington, D.C., this week were messages from God. “I have a great sense of humor,” she assured anyone who was offended. [Politico]
  • Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel were spotted vacationing together in Martha’s Vineyard and the Hamptons last week. Guess this means they’re on-again? [New York Post]
  • Rebecca Black the bikini model is hopping mad at Rebecca Black the “Friday” warbler, for obvious reasons. [TMZ]

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Hundreds Of Workers Fall Sick At H&M Factory

Around 300 workers fell sick at an H&M factory in Kompong Chhnang, Cambodia, last week, reportedly while making shirts for the Swedish retailer. Workers allegedly smelled something bad coming from the shirts, and began fainting. After the incident, the plant sent its 4,000 workers home to rest and closed for the remainder of the week. But that hasn’t stopped local authorities from blaming the incident on the “weak” workers, though fair labor advocates believe that it’s more likely the cause of poor ventilation, exposure to chemicals and exhaustion.

This isn’t the first sweatshop-related fainting incident. Labor organizations say there have been more than a thousand reported occurrences of fainting in the past year. Even when chemicals aren’t the root cause, long hours, exhaustion and malnutrition are often to blame. H&M says they are investigating the incident with help from the U.N. International Labor Organization, but had “not found any plausible causes so far.” [Reuters] Keep reading »

Quiz: Real Or Fake Super Sexy Sensual Erotic Courtney Stodden Tweet?

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I like to think that my Twitter followers are generally amused or enlightened by the 140 characters missives I fire of 5-20 times a day, depending on how funny/lonely I’m feeling. But upon reading the Twitter feed of Courtney Stodden, the now 17-year-old wife (yesterday was her birthday!) of 51-year-old “actor” Doug Hutchison, it is clear I need to step up my game. My tweets are nowhere near as erotic and sensuous, nor filled with as many teasingly placed winky emoticons. For example, just yesterday, Courtney tweeted:

While I lie beneath this sizzling-sun, the popsicle that I am sweetly sucking on begins to melt & drips irresistibly all over my moist body!

See what I mean? Amazing. To rejuvenate my own purple prose, I decided to practice by creating this highly entertaining and, to use another of Courtney’s favorite 50 cent SAT words, invigorating quiz. As you click through this slideshow, you’ll be presented with tweets that were either written by Courtney herself, or by me trying to channel my inner Courtney. Can you tell the difference? The answer for each will be revealed on the slide that follows. Let me know how you did — and write your own Courtney-inspired tweets — in the comments!

Puerto Rican Senator Maybe Caught On Grindr

It’s been a month or two since we had a good political sex scandal. But you didn’t think those politicos had cleaned up their act or learned what a terrible idea it is to text/email flirt and/or take sexy photos of yourself, did you? Of course not! The latest scandalize involves Roberto Arango, a conservative politician in Puerto Rico. He has resigned from his territory’s Senate after some images that look an awful lot like him appeared on Grindr, the notorious gay cruising app. One of the images shows a man sans shirt, wearing a necklace that Arango has been photographed with. Another would make Anthony Weiner blush. It shows a man naked and on all fours, taken in a mirror from behind. Arango has not said the images are of him, but he has stepped down from his post with this oddly Weinerian sorta-denial: Keep reading »

Kelly Bensimon Shows Off Her “Ferrari”

“My body is like a Ferrari … I know what it needs to run well and that doesn’t include drugs, alcohol, or cigarettes … I ride horses, and gripping the animal with my thighs to stay on is the ultimate lower-body workout.”

Kelly Bensimon shares her fitness secrets in the September issue of Shape. There’s no denying that her body appears to be running like a well-oiled machine and her tip about gripping horses with her thighs is enlightening. But whose face has been shopped on Kelly’s body? I don’t even recognize her. [OK!, Shape] Keep reading »

8 Celebs Who’ve Turned On The Award Shows That Honored Them

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There was one rock star who didn’t give a crap about attending the MTV VMAs on Sunday. Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine wants nothing to do with the filthy enterprise. He tweeted his disgust for the show. “The VMA’s. One day a year when MTV pretends to still care about music … I’m drawing a line in the sand. f**k you VMA’s.” Ouch. I wonder if this has something to do with him not being nominated in a while? Let’s hope he didn’t smash his Best New Artist award from 2004 in a fit of anger. [Popdust]

Keep on clicking to see other celebs who’ve dissed the award shows that once honored them.

Related: The Good The Bad & The WTF At The MTV Video Music Awards

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