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The Bizarre World Of Venezuelan Beauty Pageants

When Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez, 18, was crowned Miss Universe, she got so excited she could barely keep the crown on her head. It’s the second year in…

Nikki Dowling | August 24, 2009 - 3:50 pm

Black People Like To Tan Too!

How narrow-minded of Jezebel to question why a black pageant contestant would need a spray tan! Sure, Victoria’s mother on “Toddlers & Tiarasis feeding into the overly-primped…

Annika Harris | August 17, 2009 - 11:10 am

Sure, Baby Beauty Pageants Are Lame, But Are They Child Abuse?

Former beauty pageant star Brooke Breedwell (um, yes, that’s her real name) has spoken out about her pageant past. You may recognize her from this disturbing documentary, “Painted…

Erin Flaherty | August 13, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Here She Comes, Miss Russian Prisoner 2009

Not only are we wondering whether boys should compete in beauty pageants, we’re questioning whether prisoners strutting their stuff for the judges is the best way to “rehabilitate” those behind…

Nina Carbone | August 11, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Should Boys Compete In Beauty Pageants?

Are boys becoming girls? They’re already getting mani/pedis and are competing in glitzy beauty pageants. It seems a new generation of boys is being raised to obsess about…

Annika Harris | August 11, 2009 - 12:20 pm

Miss Plastic Hungary Pageant Seeks “Body Work” Contestants

“Ever had plastic surgery to become beautiful? Are you proud of your body? Would you like to put yourself to the test?” These are all questions most beauty queens would…

Annika Harris | July 22, 2009 - 7:20 pm

Here She Comes, Miss Beautiful Morals

American beauty pageants are all about the long legs, shiny teeth and not saying anything too dense when asked, “How would you make the world a better place?” But at…

Jessica Wakeman | May 8, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Outlaw Barbie Coming Soon

Barbie just can’t seem to get a break, despite celebrating her 50th birthday this month. A West Virginia lawmaker, Democrat Jeff Eldridge, has proposed the Ban Barbie Bill because he…

Annika Harris | March 6, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Quickies!: Holly Madison To Become “Dancing” Queen

There’s speculation that Holly Madison will replace Jewel, who has been struggling with tendinitis, on “Dancing with the Stars.” Despite being Hef’s number one chick for awhile, Holly doesn’t look…

Annika Harris | March 4, 2009 - 10:00 pm

Quickies!: White House Sex, Aretha’s Inaugural Hat, Unabomber Role Play

A lot has gone on behind the closed doors of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., including a few love affairs and sex scandals. Check out how our presidents’ secret love lives shaped…

Annika Harris | January 21, 2009 - 9:00 pm

The Best Of “Living Dolls”

Thanks to our girls at Lemondrop for calling our attention to this awesomely hysterical video montage of pageant mothers made by Rich at FourFour. If you only have…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 14, 2008 - 7:30 pm

Quickies!: Jennifer Hudson To Sing Anthem At DNC

Jennifer Hudson will sing the “Star Spangled Banner” at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday. [Pop Eater]
Rumor has it, Cher is in talks to play Catwoman. Check out our

Annika Harris | August 26, 2008 - 8:00 pm