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Even though New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a mega billionaire, he recently admitted that he only owns six pairs of shoes. He joked, “A story emerged recently that shocked many in your industry, leaving them confused, perplexed, maybe even a little bit hurt. I’m talking about the stunning revelation in the September 20th edition of the New York Post, that I, Michael R. Bloomberg, 108th Mayor of the City of New York, may not have purchased a new pair of work shoes in 10 years … I probably have half a dozen pairs, but it is true. I probably only wear one black and one brown and that’s about it.” Bloomberg said he was embarrassed about this, since Kenneth Cole is a close friend. I’m not sure how many shoes a man is supposed to own, but I suppose that billionaires are supposed to throw shoes out like they’re disposable contacts? [People Style Watch]
In celebration of cutting down on consumption, we’ve rounded up some minimalist celebs who don’t need much to get by. Keep reading »
“My weight? People don’t realize it’s as shocking to me as it is to them. When they open up a magazine and they see it… I’m still getting used to seeing me like this and the changes … it’s weird! … Girls in Hollywood don’t like you because you become competition. They have started to get much more nasty. You think, ‘Usually you say hi and now you don’t.’”
– Kelly Osbourne responds to those who are shocked by her weight loss and how it’s changed the way she is treated. For those of you who’ve lost a lot of weight — did you notice a difference in the way other women treated you? [Contact Music] Keep reading »
“I got the book deal the same time Jim and I split after five years together … While researching and writing it, I looked inside of myself and began to see what was wrong with me instead of blaming him for everything. I was a girl who pretended. I would say I liked things when I didn’t. I knew if I wanted to grow, I needed to make myself happy before I could begin to have an equal relationship with another man.”
—Jenny McCarthy on what she learned while writing her book Love, Lust & Faking It: The Naked Truth About Sex, Lies and True Romance. Five years is a really long time to pretend. [People] Keep reading »
For nails: OTT acrylics. The ghetto-fab manicure is making a big comeback.