Posts tagged "monique"

10 Celebrity Couples In Open Relationships

According to The National Enquirer, Rachael Ray's husband, John Cusimano, is a regular patron of an exclusive, members-only NYC swingers club called Checkmate. What a great name, by the way. But back to their marriage. Cusimano was allegedly a member at Checkmate since before he married Ray seven years ago. Sources say he's been spotted at…
By: Ami Angelowicz / January 26, 2013

Unlikely Style Icon: Monique, The French Girl In “Better Off Dead”

I watched the '80s classic "Better Off Dead" this weekend, and wow, hindsight really is 20/20. First off, it's pretty clear that John Cusack's character Lane Meyer is kind of an obsessive psycho when it comes to his girlfriend Beth. Um, hangers with her picture on them? Cuh-raaaaaazy. Second, Beth is pretty much a wet…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 20, 2012

Mo’Nique Suing Over Dog Dookie

We knew there must have been a good reason why Mo'Nique didn't pay the $370,000 in back rent that her Georgia landlord is suing her for. The actress says she had good reason: the place smelled like dog s**t, wet dog, and urine (not necessarily from a dog). It sounds like a regular zoo. Also,…
By: Ami Angelowicz / January 1, 2012

My Guy Likes Hairy Women

Dear Dating Mom: I am dating a guy who loves a hairy woman. He likes hair on legs, underarms, and the vagina. My problem is that I am the total opposite. I have been removing hair on my body since the age of 12 and I really don't think that I will feel sexy looking…
By: The Stir / December 29, 2010

9 Celebrity Couples In Open Relationships

Lately, Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher have been ultra affectionate in public, trying to show the world that their marriage is not in danger amid rumors that Ashton cheated on Demi with a 21-year-old named Brittney Jones. But in a new interview, Brittney claims that Ashton wasn't actually cheating when he allegedly had sex with her on a…
By: abarlow / October 7, 2010

Mo’Nique’s Brother Apologizes For Molesting His Sister

Few actresses could have portrayed a mom who abuses her daughter physically, verbally, and sexually with the nuance that Mo'Nique showed in "Precious." Soon after making the movie, she explained what inspired her Oscar-winning performance—she was molested when she was a child by her older brother. Ever since, her brother, Gerald Imes, ha…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 20, 2010

Nair No More: Body Hair Is Back!

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to depilating, it's not! Fascinatingly, debates over body hair have been some of the most impassioned on The Frisky, from the girl who didn't want to shave her legs to Mo'Nique's hirsute parade down the red carpet. So, if you're left undecided over…
By: Susannah Breslin / March 29, 2010

Mo’Nique Says More Actresses Should Stop Shaving Their Legs And Pays Tribute To Hattie McDaniel

After her big Oscar win last night for Best Supporting Actress in "Precious," Mo'Nique made her way backstage where she answered questions and joked around with reporters. When asked what would happen if more actresses stopped shaving their legs like her, Mo'Nique quipped: "They would win Oscars!" Oh, if only it were…
By: Wendy Atterberry / March 8, 2010

Quotable: Mo’Nique’s Husband Loves Her Hairy Legs

"He loves the hairy legs and if Sid likes the hairy legs, there you go. I tried shaving one time, and it was so uncomfortable and painful. I said never again would I do that to myself. I'm 42 and I'm very hairy."-- Mo'Nique -- who is sure to be rockin' those hairy gams at…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 4, 2010

Oscar Theory #3: The Out-Of-Nowhere Star Gets Best Supporting Actress

Let's play Oscar psychic for a minute, OK? I have a pretty good idea of who is going to win this year's Best Supporting Actress Award. My crystal ball says Mo'Nique—and not just because she won both the Golden Globe and SAG awards. See, the Academy is pretty darn predictable on who they…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / February 26, 2010

Quotable: Mo’Nique On The Whole Shaving Thing

"I must show America what a real leg looks like ... because it's too much in the morning, every morning, to shave, to cut, you got Band-aids baby ... I really think hair on a woman's legs is a black woman's thing."-- Mo'Nique during a 2006 appearance on "The View." The Quick Pic of Mo'Nique'…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 19, 2010

Mo’Nique’s A Winner, With Or Without A Razor

Mo'Nique took home a much-deserved statue at the Golden Globe Awards last night, for her performance in "Precious," and she looked fabulous doing it. However, she did seem to forget one thing -- giving her legs a good shave. However, she's been known to skip the grooming ritual before, why would…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 18, 2010

Quickies: Mo’Nique Shuns Oscar Season Convention & Zahara’s Too Cute For Words

Mo'Nique refuses to reorganize her life or her priorities to get her mitts on an Oscar, like other hopefuls. [NY Times] Oxygen is getting into the Jersey TV trend with "Jersey Couture," which follows a family that owns a formal wear shop in the Garden State. [The Live Feed] What…
By: Annika Harris / January 8, 2010

We Can’t Wait To See “Precious”

On paper, the new movie "Precious" doesn't sound like much fun: It's the story of a 350-pound, illiterate black teenager impregnated for the second time by her dad and physically and verbally abused by her mom. It's enough to send a girl galloping into the next showing of lighter fare like "Couples Retreat"! But…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 26, 2009

Mo’Nique And Mariah Carey Give Stellar Performances In “Precious”

"Precious," adapted from the novel Push by Sapphire, is a gritty indie film directed by Lee Daniels about an obese and illiterate teen who is pregnant for a second time by her own father. Set in Harlem in 1987, the story follows Precious as she struggles with her insecurities and disastrous home life…
By: Annika Harris / September 9, 2009

Slideshow: The Frisky’s Favorite Plus Sized Pin Ups

Big girl bombshell Beth Ditto has already made us swoon with her songs and her sass, but now she’s going to conquer a business that has typically seemed a little small minded for a lady like her- fashion. Known for her outtasight onstage getups made of metallic spandex and her tasty Tracey Turnblad-esque print dresses,…
By: Simcha / January 29, 2009

Essence Magazine: Voluptuous And Lovin’ It Issue

I was very skeptical when I heard about Essence's special "Voluptuous Issue" this morning. I thought maybe it would be a gimmick like Vogue Italia's "Black Issue". And I didn't see a need for a special issue celebrating full-figured women because Essence seems to do just that on a consistent basis.
By: Annika Harris / September 24, 2008