Less than an hour after I (mostly) finished filling out my Match.com profile, my first email arrived: “Hey. You have a great profile. I like what you have to say. You should post a picture!”
I suppose if it had been someone other than the man who’d been calling himself my boyfriend, I would’ve been flattered. Keep reading »
I’m not entirely sure I believe this story, but according to VeryWeirdNews.com, when tattoo artist Ryan L. Fitzjerald found out his girlfriend was cheating on him, he didn’t get mad, he got even. Rossie Brovent hit Fitzjerald with a $100,000 lawsuit, alleging that he inked her back with an enormous steaming pile of poop without her permission. Rather than dump Brovent when he found out that she was sleeping with his best friend, Fitzjerald got her to sign a waiver allowing him to tattoo her with a design “at the artist’s discretion.” This is the result. Oof. If this is for real, that’s a pretty shitty (ha!) way to get revenge. [Very Weird News via Buzzfeed]
I was afraid of falling in love with a gay guy. My sister diagnosed me with “homophilaphobia,” derived from the Greek roots homo, phila (which means love), and phobia. Even though it is not a real word, I had been dealing with it for a while and with good reason. I dated a guy who I thought was the love of my life for two years. On my birthday he confessed to me that he was in love with his (male) best friend from childhood. At first I was angry, then disturbed, and eventually paranoid. Every man I tried to date after him started to show clear signs that he was either on the down low or ready to bust out of the closet singing Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way.” Keep reading »
Finally! At long last, Dominique Strauss Kahn‘s wife has finally gotten a clue (or an STD). Anne Sinclair stood by the former International Monetary Fund chief when he was accused in May of sexually assaulting a hotel maid and reached into her deep pockets to pay his lawyer fees. (All criminal charges were dismissed; a civil case is still pending.) Sinclair even stood by DSK last month when he was accused of using a high-class French prostitution ring.
But now a politician close to the French power couple said Anne has had enough and they “are thinking about (divorce or separation), that’s for sure.” The French newspaper Le Figaro even quoted “friends” of Anne who claim she thinks his reputation is getting “pathetic.”
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“Today I encountered the 19th girl to add to the list of people Jesse cheated on me with during this last year. I kept going back and forth in my mind as to what the best way would be for me to release and let go of any residual feelings remaining from that toxic relationship. All of this may sound petty or immature to some, but I assure you this is coming from a place of pure honesty and love.
There was a time when I was confident and excited at proving the world wrong, because I believed so deeply in people’s ability to change for the better. Although this was not a primary purpose in the relationship, I did feel like it would be a positive thing for those who judged Jesse solely based on what they read in tabloids, to see that change is always possible – even in the people who seem hopeless. I still believe that, even if that change never occurs inside of him — because I see proof of change everyday — in others, and in myself.”
– Kat Von D explains in a long post on her Facebook page — titled “Thank you, Jesse James” — that ex-fiance Jesse James cheated on her with 19 different women (at least!) during their fairly short relationship. She goes on to say, “I think it just made me sad today to imagine him still in that dark place — where seeking validation through the attention of women takes precedence over being a good father, a sincere friend, a better coworker, and a happy individual.” Personally, I really, really, really hope she’s the last woman to take Jesse James seriously as a partner/man ever again. The dude is grotesque. [Facebook]
John Edwards might be the proud father of a newly married daughter, but he is still in trubs with the law for allegedly using $1 million in campaign funds to cover his affair with Rielle Hunter. A grand jury indicted Edwards this summer on six counts, including conspiracy, issuing false statements, and violating campaign contribution laws. If I were in that much trouble, I would probably keep my mouth shut. But Edwards’ legal team is using a different, uh, legal strategy. Keep reading »
David Boreanaz and his wife Jamie Bergman made it through his infidelity with flying colors. After coming clean about his affair with Rachel Uchitel last year, he claims his marriage is stronger than ever. “[My affair has been] a bonding experience in the long run,” he said in a recent interview. Well isn’t that a glass half-full way to look at the situation. I’m glad the affair worked out so well for them. Click through to see some more celebs who only have the best things to say about cheating. [Us Weekly]
The tabloids have been rife with rumors of Ashton Kutcher having an affair with a younger woman — maybe two. According to reports, Kutcher partied his booty off at a San Diego tech convention, getting down and dirty with two women, the weekend he and wife Demi Moore celebrated (or perhaps didn’tcelebrate) their sixth wedding anniversary.
So far Demi and Ashton haven’t commented, but if the rumors are true, none of us are probably terribly surprised. After all, celebrity marriages crumble all the time. But what does surprise me — though of course it shouldn’t — is the way the media is portraying a possible split as inevitable because Moore is older than Kutcher. She is 48. He is 33. And one of the women Kutcher supposedly cheated with is 23. Read more…