Evening Quickies: What Amy Winehouse’s Dad Said At Her Funeral

Jessica Wakeman / July 26, 2011

Today at Amy Winehouse’s funeral in London, the late singer’s father, Mitch Winehouse, spoke. “Amy was the greatest daughter, family member and friend you could ever have,” the statement reads in part. “Recently Amy found love with [boyfriend] Reg [Traviss]. He helped her with her problems, and Amy was looking forward to their future… More »


Today’s Lady News: There Are All Types Of Feminists!

Jessica Wakeman / July 26, 2011

The different types of feminists that exist. [Thought Catalog]
North Carolina’s House of Representatives voted to override a veto by Gov. Beverly Perdue on a bill to restrict abortion rights. Perdue had vetoed the bill, which would require women seeking abortions to have an ultrasound of the fetus, hear a description of the… More »


Gene Simmons Proposes To Shannon Tweed

Tonight, if you venture to watch the season finale of “Gene Simmons Family Jewels,” you will see a very surprising final moment. Supposedly, Gene—who claims to have bedded 5,000 women and has said he would never get married—proposes to longtime partner Shannon Tweed, who he has been with for 28 years. While in vacation i… More »


Shopping Guide: 10 Juicy Jumpsuits

Julie Gerstein / July 26, 2011

Leighton Meester’s Mom Counter-Sues, Alleges Assault

Leighton Meester’s mom, whose first name is Constance—strangely also the name of the girl’s high school in “Gossip Girl“—isn’t too pleased with her daughter’s allegations about her misusing money, intended for her sick son, on plastic surgery and hair extensions. She’s firing back with a counter-lawsuit against Leighton. And the charges in it are pretty… More »


Arkansas High School Had Two Valedictorians Because The Actual Valedictorian Was Black

Jessica Wakeman / July 26, 2011

An Arkansas high school appointed two valedictorians in their Class of 2011, because the student with the highest GPA was black. According to a lawsuit by 18-year-old Kymberly Wimberly (yes, her real name), she was told earlier this year she would be valedictorian of McGehee Secondary School in Pine Bluff, AR, thanks to her nearly-straight… More »