Zergnet: Simply Irresistible
Simon Le Bon, the lead singer of Duran Duran, produced some of my favorite ’80s music of all time — “Rio,” “Hungry Like the Wolf,” “Girls on Film,” “Reflex,” “New Moon on Monday,” to name just a few. And he was so hot back in the day. Major crush. Happy birthday, dude! Keep reading »
Tabloid Cheat Sheet: Is Justin Timberlake The New Celebrity Cheater? Prince William and Kate To Wed?
The tabloids are all about examining celebrity relationships, real or imaginary. But this week we are in celeb couple conjecture overhaul. The gossip mags are covering all stages: new loves, cheating scandals, possible breakups, and confirmed splits. This means that Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal’s bizarro potential relationship can take a step to the left, because we have plenty of other relationship scandals to catch up on. So it’s time to get educated; read on to see what gossip “news” surprises you the most. Keep reading »
I have a high threshold for sexist, sizeist, classist, and racist things that people write on the internet because I’ve seen so much of it over the years. But the MarieClaire.com article by Maura Kelly titled “Should ‘Fatties’ Get A Room?” — which we told you about yesterday — was above-and-beyond disgusting. Kelly wrote that she wouldn’t want to watch the new TV show “Mike & Molly,” starring two plus-sized actors in an intimate relationship, because she would “be grossed out if I had to watch two characters with rolls and rolls of fat kissing each other … I’d be grossed out if I had to watch them doing anything.” In case you need her point driven home further, Kelly added, “I find it aesthetically displeasing to watch a very, very fat person simply walk across the room.”
The blatant sizeism in those statements should make Maura Kelly ashamed of herself. And given how quickly she posted an “apology” yesterday and how her boss, Marie Claire editor-in-chief Joanna Coles, responded (more on that in a second), she appears to be mortified.
Here’s the thing — I actually feel bad for this woman. Keep reading »