Zergnet: Simply Irresistible
I’m not exactly sure who The People are who end up casting votes for The People’s Choice Awards. Maybe they’re related to The Man? Based on last night’s award’s show, I’m guessing that most of them are—OH MY GAWD—obviously under the age of 14. A select few of the award winners seemed totally deserving. Like Neil Patrick Harris (who caused quite a kerfuffle when he told host Queen Latifah that she was giving a B+ performance), who we’ll co-sign on for Favorite TV Comedy Actor since, even after years on the air, he is still amazing as straight sleezeball Barney Stinson on “How I Met Your Mother.” I can also get down with Gregory House/Hugh Laurie for Favorite TV Doctor because, well, I can’t think of another TV doc at the moment. But most of last night’s winners made me think, “WTF?” After the jump, the winners that left me scratching my head in confusion the hardest.
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Not that John Edwards deserved anything after cheating on his cancer-stricken wife and fathering a child with crazy lady Rielle Hunter, but color me surprised that Elizabeth Edwards, who died in December, has left her estranged hubby out of the will. Cate Edwards, the couple’s 28-year-old daughter, was made executor of the will, which leaves everything to her and her two younger siblings, Emma Claire and John. The will, dated just six days before her death, reads: “All of my furniture, furnishings, household goods, jewelry, china, silverware and personal effects and any automobiles … to be divided among them … ”
Elizabeth passed away after a long battle with cancer; after John’s tawdry affair with his presidential campaign videographer burst onto the pages of The National Enquirer, the couple had separated but not yet divorced. Personally, I think leaving John out of the will was a last little “f**k you” to him. Instead of sentimental artifacts of their marriage, he just gets stuck with parenthood with Rielle Hunter! [Radar Online] Keep reading »
After dating guys who weren’t very good for me, I met a stable, solid, loving man who treats me very well. I’ve been trying hard to make this work, but I can’t seem to develop an emotional connection with him. I keep thinking it’s because he’s just not full of the rush and drama of past relationships, and that I’ve been mistaking drama for love, and don’t know what to do with a good relationship. But it’s been a few months now and I just don’t feel a rush — ever. I don’t know what to do. — Love Stumped
Two-year-old pageant darling, Mia Grande, was the big winner on last night’s episode of “Toddlers &Tiaras” with her Madonna medley. As her brother Michael said, “She takes off her jacket and knows what to do.” She certainly did know what to do. During her interpretation of “Like a Prayer,” she ripped off her prayer robe to reveal an iconic gold lame cone bra underneath. Her [mother's] alternative approach to the talent competition took her all the way to the title of Ultimate Grand Supreme. And she didn’t even use a flipper. If this is the direction child pageantry is headed, I am in full support. Above, video of her signature performance, though it’s not taken from the actual episode of “T&T.” Keep reading »
In honor of its 40th anniversary, Starbucks has updated its signature siren logo. Basically, the company dropped the “Starbucks Coffee,” meaning that the brand is officially so embedded in our collective unconscious that we no longer need to see its name on our daily coffee fix. Kind of frightening. [CNN] Keep reading »