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All The President’s Gifts: What Barack And Michelle Obama Got And Gave In Europe

The Obamas went to Europe, and they got (and gave) more than crappy souvenir T-shirts from all of the countries they visited. Barack and Michelle got some flack for what they gave British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and his family when they came to Washington last month, so did their gift-giving improve? Keep reading to see how the Presidential presents stack up. Keep reading »

Quote Of The Day: Michelle Obama’s “Star Trek” Belt

“Barack calls it my ‘Star Trek’ belt. He doesn’t understand fashion … He’s always asking: ‘Is that new? I haven’t seen that before.’ It’s like, Why don’t you mind your own business? Solve world hunger. Get out of my closet.”

– Michelle Obama on her husband’s perception of her fashion sense. Keep reading »

Obama Loves The Ladies

Yesterday, President Obama celebrated National Women’s History Month by creating a special panel to focus on women’s issues. The council will seek new opportunities in the workforce, since women still earn only 78 cents for every dollar a man makes. This makes Obama mad, since he loves the ladies…

No, like, he really, really does. Which is more than kind of hot. Here’s a collection of his most toe-curling musings on the women in his life, from 2005 to now… Keep reading »

Five Things To Know About White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers

Desirée Rogers, 49, is the White House social secretary and a longtime friend of President and Michelle Obama. This former Chicago business executive and fashion lover is bringing fun to the White House. After the jump, a primer on this smart and stylish woman. Keep reading »

“Obama Is Gay!” Plus 10 Other Tabloid Lies

ZOMG! Did you hear?! President Obama is GAY! According to The Globe, that is. Tabloids sell amazing lies that millions of people buy. While it would have been doubly empowering for America to not only elect its first African-American, but also its first openly homosexual President, these rumors are just fun fantasies good for a laugh — which we could all use right about now. Guess that’s why The National Enquirer is America’s best selling weekly “newspaper.” Here are our favorite outrageously LOL rag-mag cover stories…

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Quickies!: Potentially Offensive Cartoon, Snuggie Pub Crawl, & Conan Says Bye To NYC

  • In yesterday’s New York Post, there was a cartoon suggesting that the stimulus bill was so bad that a monkey might as well have written it. However, it can be construed that the monkey is President Obama, and many are taking offense. What do YOU think? [Huffington Post]
  • The cartoon didn’t slow down The First Lady. Michelle Obama continues to shine as she hosted a Black History Month celebration at the White House yesterday for sixth and seventh graders. [Bossip]
  • Giorgio Armani is best known for his fashion line. But he’s trying to be noticed for his cooking abilities as well. The designer just opened a new Italian restaurant in NYC. [AOL]
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    Poll: Have You Had A Presidential Fantasy?

    We’ve all had a dream about a celebrity at some point in our lives, but many women have been dreaming about President Barack Obama or the Obamas in general. What Obama dream have you had? Keep reading »

    Star Couplings: President Obama and First Lady Michelle Have Storytime

  • President Obama and Michelle made a surprise visit to a D.C. Charter school to read to the children. And he shook all their hands! There’s no way the kids did their homework last night after that visit. [Bossip]
  • Bobby Brown is producing more offspring. His girlfriend is pregnant with his fifth child. I wonder how Whitney Houston is feeling about this. [TMZ]
  • Speaking of kids, Halle Berry and her boyfriend, Gabriel Aubry, are discussing plans to have another child. The couple already have a daughter, Nahla, who turns one in March. [People]
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    Trend! Celebs Who Twitter

    Thanks to the immediacy of Twitter we can find out all sorts of stuff about celebs that the paparazzi and gossipers can’t. We now know that the First Twitter Celeb Couple, Ashton Kutcher and wife Demi Moore, are really irritated by their neighbor’s early morning construction. And all the details leading up to the birth of Erykah Badu’s second daughter were revealed via her baby daddy’s Twitter. She didn’t go to a hospital, but had a midwife, and she didn’t use any drugs. When she was dilated eight and a half centimeters, she felt the urge to push. That last detail was a little TMI, but in case you want to find out all the gory or mundane aspects of your favorite celebrity, check out our list after the jump. Keep reading »

    The Obamas Are Bringing Sexy Back To Marriage

    I’m a big fan of the old “Thin Man” movies from the 30′s and ’40′s. If you haven’t seen them, they’re about Nick Charles, a wry and debonair detective who enjoys martinis, solving convoluted murder plots, and spending time with his lanky wife Nora. I can take or leave the murder mystery element of the films; what I really love are Nick and Nora as a couple. They have a certain rapport that you don’t see between a man and a woman in too many movies, past or present. Nora isn’t just standing around breathlessly, waiting to be taken care of, nor is she rolling her eyes at Nick’s antics, waiting for him to hurry up and grow up. They tease each other, are interested in each other, seem attracted to each other, and occasionally like to get soused together. Who (apart from teetotalers) wouldn’t like to have this type of relationship with his or her partner? I watched a DVD extra on “The Thin Man” after I bought the box set and a commenter put it perfectly into words: “‘The Thin Man’ made marriage look sexy.’” Keep reading »

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