I’ll be honest. I did not have high hopes for the new season of “American Idol.” I was sure that the show without Simon Cowell would be like an Italian dinner without red wine. But as I am learning from my drinking sabbatical (now nine days in!), it is possible to enjoy a bowl of pasta without a bottle of Chianti, just as it’s possible to still be entertained by hundreds of amateur singers without a British guy in a tight T-shirt there to snark at them. Keep reading »
“[My brother] had married his longtime girlfriend, Renee, just before leaving Australia and the two newlyweds moved into an apartment in the same Melrose Place-style complex that was home to me and [my husband] Mel. … The fact that Renee would wear skimpy, lacy underwear clearly visible underneath her oversized, gaping overalls should have indicated to my brother and me that a personal partnership was also forming, but when Mel left me and Renee suddenly sabotaged her marriage to my brother to be with Mel, [my] brother and I were left idiotically scratching our heads in disbelief. … My brother moved in to my place. … We kept each other company and we liked to go out for margaritas and Mexican food to commiserate.”
—Portia de Rossi divulges in her book, Unbearable Lightness, that before she was Mrs. DeGeneres, she was married to a man named Mel Metcalfe from 1996 to 1999, and that he eventually left her for her sister-in-law. Wow, I hope someone is optioning this twisted tale as we speak. We’re just glad there’s a happy ending. [Huffington Post] Keep reading »
I’d love to throw on a pair of top-siders and this perfectly preppy hairbow and spend the afternoon lounging on my sailboat. Next on my to-do list: procure a sailboat. [$8, Lanita] Keep reading »
“The Blind Side” actress Sandra Bullock rocked blunt bangs at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
The mane man behind her new look is celebrity hairstylist David Babaii. He revealed that he was inspired by the ’60s in creating Bullock’s bangs and textured ends.
Babaii predicts this award season will be full of natural textures and waves, adding that gorgeous, shiny, red-carpet-worthy locks can be created with simply one product and, of course, the proper styling tools. Read more… Keep reading »