Posts tagged "monica lewinsky"

Bill Clinton’s National Portrait Includes A Spiteful Lewinsky Reference

You know what they say: hell hath no fury like a presidential national portrait painter who strongly condemns your extramarital affair. Good ol' boy William Jefferson Clinton learned this the hard way however, after Philadelphia painter Nelson Shanks revealed this week that his 2006 portrait of Clinton includes a multi-layered reference to the Monica Lewinsky…

By: Beejoli Shah / March 2, 2015

Justice Department: Ferguson Leaks Are “Irresponsible And Highly Troubling”

The Justice Department called the one-sided Ferguson leaks “irresponsible and highly troubling.” [LA Times] Boko Haram has kidnapped 25 more girls in Nigeria. [Reuters] Is that FCKH8 anti-sexism campaign actually exploiting girls to hawk T-shirts? [Belle Jar]…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 23, 2014

New Pew Study Shows That Women Are More Likely To Be Sexually Harassed Online

A Pew study looks at the differences in online harassment for men and women, and what do ya know, women are more often the target. [Slate] Feminist blogger Lindy West imagines a social network that is specifically feminist and anti-racist. [Daily Dot] Read about racism in the newsroom. [New Republic] A Joan Didion documentary i…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 22, 2014

#RealMenDontBuyGirls Is Trending In Support Of Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

Thanks to celebs like Justin Timberlake, Sean Penn and Bradley Cooper, #RealMenDontBuyGirls is trending in retaliation to Boko Haram's threats to sell to 200+ kidnapped Nigerian teenagers as sex slaves. I'm so glad that people are speaking out in favor of rescuing the girls, but I don't love that phrase. Men are men, nobody needs to prove himself…

By: Claire Hannum / May 8, 2014

Monica Lewinsky Opens Up To Vanity Fair About Slut-Shaming, Humilation And … Beyoncé

You only need to look at the front page of The New York Times to find out what Bill and Hillary Clinton accomplish on a daily basis. But what about someone who used to be in the headlines every single day, followed by years of near-silence? For the first time ever, Monica Lewinsky is opening…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 6, 2014

Monica Lewinsky Gets The Taiwanese Animation Treatment

The WTF-news that Monica Lewinsky is earning a reported $12 million for her tell-all book about her misadventures with President Bill Clinton was not going to be complete until it was imagined by vaguely cruel and slightly demented Taiwanese animators. They're lucky they don't have to fact check: that's all I have to say.  [YouTube]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 22, 2012

Monica Lewinsky Reportedly Getting $12 Million For Bill Clinton Tell-All

Monica Lewinsky is reportedly getting $12 million clams for her book, which will supposedly be a tell-all about her romps with President Bill Clinton. She's purportedly planning to share the love letters she penned to the commander-in-chief as a young intern. [Us Weekly, RadarOnline] Shakira is pregnant! The singer's dad spilled the beans a few

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 20, 2012

Hot Links: Are We Actually Surprised To Maybe Learn That Bill Clinton Maybe Likes Threesomes?

According to the National Enquirer, who have sources familiar with Monica Lewinsky's upcoming tell-all, former President Bill Clinton has a thing for threesomes. Um, don't most dudes? [The Stir] Prince Harry was allegedly caught with a copy of Closer, featuring his sister-in-law, Kate Middleton, topless. Prince William is not gonna like that... [Celeb Dirty Laundry] Kat Von D…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 19, 2012

Monica Lewinsky Is Writing A Book

Should Bill Clinton be worried? Monica Lewinsky has been shopping a new book, sources tell the New York Post, and it's so hush-hush that she's making publishers sign a non-disclosure agreement before she'll meet with them. "I'm sure every major publisher was interested in hearing what she had to say," one insider says. Read More...

By: Newser / September 13, 2012

Is The New Knee Pad Trend For You?

Trend de la Creme reports: "It's Official: Knee-Centric Leggings Are a Trend." Lindsay Lohan created a pair last year, and now they're everywhere, from Ann-Sofie Back to Marc Jacobs to Henrik Vibskov. So, what's the reason? Why would girls want to wear knee pads? It's hard not to think of one thing. For, you know,…

By: Susannah Breslin / July 30, 2009

Chelsea Clinton Shuts ‘Em Down

Yesterday at an event in support of Hillary Clinton (who was not present) a man asked Chelsea Clinton whether she thought the Monica Lewinski scandal affected her mother's credibility. This is how Chelsea answered. Honestly, I have mixed feelings about whether or not that whole debacle should be addressed by Hillary and/or Bill, but I…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 27, 2008

Hillary Clinton Was Within 1000 Feet Of The Oval Office Bathroom On Blue-Dress-Stain Day!

The news wires are all abuzz because a review of Senator Clinton's just released-schedule during her eight years as First Lady reveals that she had appointments at the White House on the day her husband, President Bill, had oral sex with Monica Lewinsky. OMG? We're not sure what the big deal is, other than President…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 19, 2008