Posts tagged "forbes"

Forbes’ Frat Douche Bill Frezza Says “The Gravest Threat To Fraternities” Are “Drunk Female Guests”

Fresh off the heels of a fraternity at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee fielding accusations that they drugged female guests with roofies, someone at actually decided to publish a blog post arguing “Drunk Female Guests Are The Gravest Threat To Fraternities” (cached here). It’s the kind of journalism moment that the Seth and Amy “REALLY?!”…

Jessica Wakeman / September 24, 2014

Quiz: Do You Live In A Hipster Neighborhood?

Forbes just released a list of “America’s Hippest Hipster Neighborhoods,” which includes all the usual suspects: Silver Lake, Los Angeles comes in at number 1, with enclaves of San Francisco, Brooklyn, and Portland making predictable appearances. Just in case you don’t see your neighborhood on the list, we came up with this handy quiz to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 27, 2012

Forbes Mathematicians Declare Drew Barrymore The Most Overpaid Actress In Hollywood

According to Forbes, Drew Barrymore is the most overpaid actress in Hollywood. Some shamefully confusing math, which I’ll spare you, revealed that for every dollar paid Barrymore this year, her work garnered only $.40 in returns. Oof! And goodness knowsshe’s making some good ka-ching with her CoverGirl sponsorship. Other notables on the list are Eddie…

Stefanie Blejec / November 6, 2011

Tom Brady And Gisele Bundchen Are Last Year’s Highest-Paid Celebrity Couple

If you’d asked me to guess which couple in the celebr-i-verse made the most money last year, I would have said Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. And I would have been very wrong. According to Forbes’ list of The World’s Highest-Paid Celebrity Couples, the true owners of the title are Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen.

Kate Torgovnick/ / August 24, 2011

5 Actresses We Think Deserve To Be On Forbes’ Highest-Paid Actress List

Forbes released their annual list of “Hollywood’s Highest-Paid Actresses” and despite it being a totally crazy year for her personally, Sandra Bullock earned bucket loads, topping the list with an estimated $56 million in the bank. Tied for second place were Reese Witherspoon and Cameron Diaz with an estimated $32 million each. Jennifer Aniston ranked…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 4, 2010

Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Celebrities List: Who Would Win In A Fight?

Today, Forbes released their annual list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Celebrities, which ranks famous folks based on how much they make, how much they’re talked about, and the amount of respect they command. After being ousted from the #1 spot last year by Angelina Jolie, Oprah Winfrey is once again the queen of…

Forbes’ List Of Hollywood’s Most Overpaid Stars Contains Only One Chick

Ceaseless listmaker Forbes Magazine has rolled out yet another roundup and this one is about Hollywood’s most overpaid stars. Forbes’ peeps looked at how much each flick made compared to the celeb’s salary. We weren’t surprised to see that only one of the top 10 overpaid stars was a woman—Drew Barrymore. Obvs! Women have a…

Nikki Dowling / November 19, 2009

Forbes’ List Of The Top-Earning DEAD Celebs Freaks Us Out

So much for resting in peace. Forbes magazine even wants dead celebs to work hard for their money. They just released a list titled “Top Earning Dead Celebrities.” Of course, the primo place is not filled by anyone predictable. Apparently, the most valuable “deleb” is designer Yves Saint Laurent. Earlier this year, an auction of…

Nikki Dowling / October 29, 2009

Tyra Makes Bank!

Forbes has released its annual list of “Prime-Time’s Top-Earning Women.” And who wants to be on top? Tyra Banks out-posed the competition, earning $30 million last year—almost twice as much as uber-annoying Katherine Heigl, who clocked in at number two in the survey at $18 million. I couldn’t even pick the third highest earner, Marg…

Jessica Goldberg / October 14, 2009

Forbes’ “100 Most Powerful Women” List Makes No Sense To Us

Forbes’ annual “Powerful Women” issue hits newsstands tomorrow, but their 2009 list of the 100 most powerful women in the world has left us scratching our heads. The magazine insists the list is based on power, not popularity. They go by press mentions and the size of the country, business or organization the woman runs.

Nikki Dowling / August 20, 2009

Women (Especially Angelina) Top Forbes List Of Most Powerful Celebrities

Women are on top of the world—the celeb world that is. Angelina Jolie, Oprah Winfrey, Madonna and Beyonce Knowles claimed the top four spots on Forbes’ just-released 2009 Celebrity 100 List. Actually, a quarter of the list is female including some of our favorites: Twilight author, Stephenie Meyer (#26), Ellen DeGeneres (#40), Meryl Streep (#64),…

Justine Fields / June 4, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Hot Royalty, Paris Hilton’s Tinkberbell, And Carrie Bradshaw

Forbes named the 20 Hottest Young Royals. Hopefully, the numbers don’t mean anything, because Prince William is number one. [Forbes]…

Catherine Strawn / May 30, 2008

Sex Tapes: Actually Scandalous In Hong Kong!

While every celeb in America has got a promotional sex tape — from rock grandpa Gene Simmons to Paris Hilton — in Hong Kong it is career suicide…and then some. Edison Chen, 27, a strapping leading man in Chinese cinema, collected suggestive photos and videos he had taken with many of China’s top female celebrities.

Simcha / February 21, 2008