“‘Gail comes out and she’s like, “Those are pink shorts.” I said: “Yeah, you like them? They’re great. Comfortable. Feel this leather.” With this last phrase, he slowly stroked the side of one of his thighs, apparently miming the gesture he made in front of her.”
–Massachusetts senator Scott Brown defends the fact that he wore pink leather shorts on his first date with his now wife by explaining that he got them as payment for modeling [VF.com] Keep reading »
Now that Kendra Wilkinson is a resident of Indiana, the next logical step would be for her to … run for office. Wait, that wasn’t the first thing that came to your mind? Yeah, me neither. But very unfortunately for the nation, a bunch of people want her to replace Indiana Senator Evan Bayh, who recently announced he will not run again. I’m not sure if there is anything that actually qualifies the former Playmate for this position but, hey, who cares, right? After all, she did say, “Oh yeah. I would change a lot in this world, let me tell you that.” How promising. [PopEater]
After the jump, some other celebs who’ve been called on to take part in politics. Keep reading »
According to politics blog, The Washington Scene, guests at this week’s Conservative Political Action Conference will attend a party on Friday night where guests can take a whack at a pinata shaped like Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. The Pelosi pinata will allegedly be filled with candy, bills and “favorite Pelosi sayings.”
According to Mary Christopher, outreach coordinator for another conservative political action committee, “We’re hoping to have the females whack the piñata and males try their hand at a [Democratic Senate Majority Leader] Harry Reid punching bag.”
Right, because women hitting a woman and men hitting a man somehow makes it OK. Keep reading »
When asked how he and First Lady Michelle Obama handle educating Malia and Sasha, President Barack Obama responded: “Malia will tell you, my attitude was, if she came home with a B, that’s not good enough because there’s no reason why she can’t get an ‘A’…” Obviously, they take grades very seriously, but as a former honor student, who sucked at chemistry, I can tell you that sometimes the effort is more important than the grade. You can read the rest of their interview in the March issue. [The Young, Black & Fabulous] Keep reading »
Very Important Question: if former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, who resigned amidst a prostitution scandal, is the “Luv Guv,” what will we call the current governor, David Paterson, if the rumors that he’s cheating on his wife are true?
On Jan. 18, gossip column Page Six reported that two eyewitnesses had seen Paterson canoodling with family friend, Jennifer Jones, and kissing her neck at a New Jersey steak house. Then, on Jan. 30, Page Six dropped another bombshell: A state trooper patrolling the governor’s executive mansion claimed to have caught Paterson “snuggling” in a utility closet with a woman who was not his wife.
Alas, we may never have to think of a nickname more than “Luv Guv #2.” Gov. Paterson met with the Associated Press yesterday and vehemently denied all allegations against him. “For the last couple of weeks, I have been the subject of … a spate of outrageous rumors about me,” Paterson griped, slamming the media as “callous and sleazy.” Keep reading »
Hey ladies, if you’re planning on running for office, a new study shows that you’d better hit the gym. But dudes, start packing in the burgers because apparently people prefer their male politicians on the fatter side. Once again we women get screwed. Voters are allegedly under the impression that chubby male politicians are more reliable, honest, dependable, and capable of dealing with stress. Meanwhile, they believe the opposite of female counterparts. Thanks for the additional pressure. Not that I was going to run for office, but it’s always a nice reminder that people prefer their womenfolk svelte. Keep reading »
Last night, while I was watching President Barack Obama‘s State of the Union address, I went on Twitter so I could publish my opinion about it. Now, I love politics and not many things can tear me away from the news when something important is happening. But John Mayer managed to do just that with two amusingly stupid Tweets. “Watching the State of the Union Address. Wishing so very badly that Biden had a ponytail,” he wrote. Later, he followed up with, “More people would watch the State of the Union Address if President Obama introduced a new gadget at the end. Just saying.” Thankfully, Mayer wasn’t the only one tweeting about the speech. More after the jump. Keep reading »
January 22 is a notable date in history most of us probably don’t discuss too much in school: Today is the 37th anniversary of the Supreme Court‘s Roe vs. Wade decision which effectively legalized abortion in the United States. Do you think anyone could have foreseen how, 37 years later, abortion would still be so controversial?
After the jump, let’s take a look at what abortion supporters, as well as abortion opponents, have planned for this day: Keep reading »
Senator-elect Scott Brown wasn’t the only one who showed some skin in the ’80s. Warning: this might make you uncomfortable. Before the Senator’s wife, Gail Huff, was a legit news anchor, she was a music video girl of the slutty variety. Check her out in this 1984 Digney Fingus video so appropriately entitled “The Girl With The Curious Hand.” In case you missed her, she is the girl in the bikini giving a hand job to a tube of sunscreen. Looks like she’s not the only woman in the family with talent. I guess we know where her eligible daughters Ayla and Arianna learned how to strut around in a bikini. No doubt she passed down her love of music. And sunscreen. Anyone else starting to think the Browns may be a little bit … er … different? [Huffington Post] Keep reading »