Gabrielle Union Weighs In On Rihanna’s “Man Down”

Rihanna’s video for “Man Down,” in which she plays a character who guns down her rapist, has been super controversial. I’ve seen so many opinions on it—from those who say violence is not condoned ever to those who sympathize with the plot. Today, actress Gabrielle Union weighed in on the video via Twitter. And she… More »


Girl Talk: Flirting Over Social Media? That’s Micro-Infidelity

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 7, 2011

As I’ve watched the Weinergate scandal unfold over the past few days, I’ve related to the particulars in a discomforting way. Six months, I also found myself with a partner who flirted with a woman (at least, one woman that I know of) over the Internet. The unfaithfulness on my ex-boyfriend’s part — or hi… More »


Real Women Are More Interesting Than Teenagers, Says Vogue Editor

By: Julie Gerstein / June 7, 2011

“When they changed from the supermodel to the skinny girl, I remember Eva Herzigova was not working, and Cindy Crawford, all these girls they were working less and less. And I remember at an Hermès show a few seasons ago, they put on the runway with these young teenager girls Naomi [Campbell] and Stephanie Seymour,… More »


Marriage Pretty Much Blows, According To A New Book

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 7, 2011

In case you were considering getting hitched at some point in your life, a new book by historian, Pamela Haag, wants to remind you that the reality of marriage ain’t so pretty. Marriage Confidential, which explores modern marriage through research, surveys, and first person accounts, found that more than 30 percent of people wish they… More »


6 Times I’ve Cried In The Dressing Room And Why

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 7, 2011

I’m not big on crying in public, I swear, but dressing rooms are a different story. Maybe it’s the sting of the harsh lighting. Maybe being surrounded by mirrors makes me feel raw and introspective. Maybe I take the phrase “retail therapy” a little too seriously. Whatever the reason, I have something of a history… More »


Clown Around With Joke Breasts

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 7, 2011

Boobs are so funny, aren’t they? Especially when you put them all over your body. Tee hee! Okay, I don’t get it. [The Clearly Dope]… More »