Heidi Montag Wants A Black Belt Since She Can’t Afford Security

“I can’t afford security, so I practice self-defense and chain punching. … I spent millions in security in the last four years. I have had to change my life. I can’t afford to go out to the clubs anymore because the sort of protection I need can cost anywhere from 5 to 10 thousand dollars a night. … That is actually where all my money went because safety is number one.”

Heidi Montag explains why she has been taking intense martial arts classes for the past six months, and in the process continues her tour of delusional. Sure, she probably spent a lot on security. But if she wants to know where her money went—it’s in the 10 plastic surgery procedures she had done at once, the money she spent putting out her album, and the fact that she spends, spends, spends in general. [NY Daily News] Continue reading

Swords, Knives, and No Men: Ukraine’s All-Women Amazon Tribe

Running away to the forest with an all-women tribe of ass-kicking Amazons is a fantasy few of us will ever realize, despite the vows we decree when we’re pissed off at some bozo. But in Ukraine a tribe of 150 women, who call themselves the Asgarda, live in the Carpathian Mountains completely separate from society and train in the martial arts. The Asgarda aren’t jilted lovers, though—some of the tribe members are quite young. The women have seceded from society because sexual trafficking is rampant in Eastern European countries like Ukraine and gender oppression is a fact of life everywhere in the world. But the fed-up women of the Asgarda isolate themselves from men in a statement of female empowerment and independence. Keep reading »