We’ve all been there: you’re going through a rough patch in life and trying not to think about it. Your family is gathered together for the holidays and looking for a break between all the eating, so you all file into a movie theater or gather around the TV to watch a holiday classic. You thought you signed up to see something light or entertaining that has nothing to do with reality, and then out of nowhere, a depressing theme pops up. You find yourself bawling in your seat at the too-close-to-home scenario playing out onscreen. How did this happen!? The movie poster looked so cheerful! Now the rest of your day and maybe even the rest of your Christmas vacation are ruined. To help you escape this fate, I’ve put together a list of a few box office hits and annual holiday classics to avoid like the plague this season, grimly grouped by whatever tough spot you may be facing. Just stick with “Elf” and the Griswolds, friends! SPOILER ALERT: I’m going to tell you exactly what happens in every movie, so if you don’t want to know, don’t click!
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Growing up, I was never given any restrictions regarding whether or not I could wear makeup, or how much makeup I was allowed to wear. My parents, who are admittedly pretty laissez faire by most standards, are also the type to choose their battles, and what I put on my face was just not one of them. I expressed interest in products from a hilariously young age — home videos show me at five talking extensively about my mother’s fancy body wash like a regular Suri Cruise — and for all but a few grease-filled tweenage years, I’ve been beauty-crazed ever since. That’s why I find it so difficult to fathom why mothers, particularly those under the relentless and unforgiving eye of the media spotlight, receive so much flack for letting their young daughters wear a little bit of makeup. Keep reading »
In the January issue of GQ, Jennifer posed on the cover wearing nothing but a man’s tie to match her birthday suit. After seeing her cover, Playboy’s head, Hugh Hefner, said , “Is it just me or is Jennifer Aniston getting hotter?…Never seen her in this light before.” Whoa, easy there sparky! But according to a Playboy spokesperson, Hef just had to ask if he could have her for his mag and offered her $4 million plus a bonus for sales that could earn her up to $10 million if she agreed to pose nude! Wow, I can barely get a dude to buy me a drink before we get nekkid. However, All American Aniston doesn’t literally want to be a “Girl Next Door.” So, she turned Hef down, even though she told GQ “Yes” for a heck of a lot less dough. Alas, the cougar has decided to keep her clothes on, this time. But maybe she should reconsider, after all, that’s a whole lot of neck ties, Jen. [Celebrity Smack] Keep reading »