Frivolous celeb selfies might actually do some good in the world, if Dallas Pets Alive (DPA) has anything to say about it. The nonprofit aims to make no-kill shelters the norm in Dallas, TX, and to find homes for rescue dogs. Their oh-so-brilliant marketing geniuses have gotten into the habit of #muttbombing, or reposting celebs’ selfies (and normal folks’ pictures too!) on their Instagram account with a shelter dog photoshopped in. So far, stars like Kim Kardashian, Jimmy Fallon, and Miley Cyrus have been featured, and their Instagrams are that much better for it. Besides being hilarious, the project is also effective — about half of the dogs featured in the first few days of the campaign have been adopted. I’m rooting for a “Real Housewives” #muttbomb next! Check out more photos at the links! [Huffington Post; CultureMap; Dallas Pets Alive]
This is my life: after every major awards show, I lie awake contemplating my feelings toward Taylor Swift. What we have is a love/hate relationship of epic proportions, that leaves me fighting an inner battle every time I see her on television. Do I cheer? Hiss? Pre-order her next album? Most of the time I just watch her with awe, annoyed that I’m so compelled by someone who bothers me so much. But she’s not the only celebrity who leaves me with conflicted feelings. Here’s a whole gaggle of stars we love to hate (and hate to love).
Katy Perry was front row at Miley Cyrus’s show in Los Angeles this weekend and shared a lip-lock with the singer. I would normally be like, “Does she know where Miley’s tongue has been?” but of course she has, because Miley’s tongue has been eveeeeerywhere. Anyway, this has been your teenage brother’s masturbatory material for the day. Carry on! [Instagram]
You’re right to assume that Miley Cyrus doing a country cover of Outkast’s “Hey Ya” is a terrible idea. You’re right to make that assumption because it should be terrible. And yet, against all the laws of nature and pop music, it’s not. Miley performed the song at a recent stop on her Bangerz tour and I would not be surprised if she ends up recording it (if she gets permission from Andre 3000 and Big Boi, that is). I like this cover because it mixes what I think are two very genuine versions of Miley — the girl who grew up on country music, and the young adult who’s discovered a love of hip-hop.
Lupita Nyong’o is on today’s episode of “Ellen,” and in this already released clip, the “12 Years a Slave” actress addresses rumors that she’s dating fellow Oscar nominee Jared Leto. “You’re actually in tabloids which means you’ve really made it,” says Ellen. “Because there’s rumors that you and Jared Leto are together.”
“Ah, but I thought Miley Cyrus broke us up. That was the last thing I heard,” Lupita joked, referencing another recent rumor that Leto was actually hooking up with Miley Cyrus. Keep reading »