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10 Ideas For Ryan Lochte’s Burgeoning Television Career

In this “Access Hollywood” interview, Ryan Lochte spoke “thoughtfully” (nice word choice) about his very first acting role on “90210.” “Memorizing lines, and trying to like, say them and still…

Ami Angelowicz | August 17, 2012 - 9:00 am

Well Played: Gabby Douglas Is A Golden Girl

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas looked every bit the sparkling superstar that she is while navigating JFK Airport on her way to an appearance on “The Tonight Show” yesterday.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 14, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Unlikely Style Icon: Annie Lennox’s “Sweet Dreams” Look

Annie Lennox totally killed it during last night’s Olympic closing ceremony. The singer, who got her start as one half of The Eurythmics, performed a rousing, pirate-y rendition of her…

Julie Gerstein | August 13, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Who’s That Whispering In Ryan Lochte’s Ear?

Ryan Lochte, medal-winning swimmer, pool pisser, and chaste ladies’ man, continued to celebrate his 28th birthday in London this week, even leaving da clurb with a pretty blonde. I wonder…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 12, 2012 - 12:00 pm

21 Photos That Prove Rhythmic Gymnastics Is Not So Lame After All!

I must admit, I haven’t always entirely understood rhythmic gymnastics. Oh sure, it requires skill, but I’ve always wondered if rhythmic gymnasts were people who couldn’t hack it in regular…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 11, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Old Sexist Dude Concerned Olympic Athletes Are Unfeminine

“Broad-shouldered, flat-chested women with small hips; [they are] totally indistinguishable from men. Their breasts – the symbol of womanhood, motherhood – flattened into stubs as they were seen as mere…

Jessica Wakeman | August 10, 2012 - 3:20 pm

The Spice Girls Are Back And They’re Straddling Bedazzled Cabs!

You guys, look, it’s actually happening! This right here is photographic proof that the Spice Girls are hard at work rehearsing for their triumphant reunion performance at the Olympics closing…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 10, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Ryan Lochte: “If I See A Toilet, I’m Definitely Not Peeing There”

America’s favorite flippered himbo, Ryan Lochte, proves he has a sense of humor about himself and the ability to read a teleprompter in this Funny Or Die video about peeing…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 10, 2012 - 9:40 am

All The Things Michael Phelps Can Do With His 22 Olympic Medals

Michael Phelps must be running out of space for all 22 of his Olympic medals. Poor dude. Pleated Jeans came up with some ideas for alternative uses for all those…

Ami Angelowicz | August 10, 2012 - 8:30 am

Olympic Athlete Alysia Montano Wear A Flower In Her Hair, Sends Rad Girl Power Message

“The flower to me means strength with femininity. I think that a lot of people say things like ‘You run like a girl.’ That doesn’t mean you have to run soft…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 9, 2012 - 9:40 am

McKayla Maroney Is Not Impressed

Team U.S.A. Olympic gymnast and kick ass vaulter McKayla Maroney may not be impressed as impressed with Honey Boo Boo Child as mom June, but I am impressed with the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 8, 2012 - 1:40 pm

25 Types Of Olympic Athletes And The Reasons To Have Sex With Them

So here we are, approaching the end of the 2012 Summer Olympics. What a wild ride it’s been, eh? From the Queen parachuting out of a helicopter, to Jordyn Wieber’s…

Sara Barron | August 8, 2012 - 1:00 pm

The Most Adorably Douchey Photos Of Ryan Lochte On His Birthday

Happy birthday wishes are in order for America’s favorite fast swimmer (he’s just slower at everything else), Ryan Lochte! The Olympic gold medalist rang in his 28th year at Planet…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 8, 2012 - 11:00 am

Did The U.S. Gymnasts Do Their Hair In Solidarity With Gabby Douglas?

Gymnast Gabby Douglas was (preposterously!) criticized for her laid-back hairstyle while competing in the Olympics and it appears that three of her fellow U.S. gymnasts — Ali Reisman, Jordyn…

Jessica Wakeman | August 7, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Olympics 2012: The Best Photos From The Women’s Gymnastics’ Floor & Beam Finals!

Sadly — well, for me at least, because I love it — today was the last day of gymnastics events at the 2012 Olympics in London. In addition to the men’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 7, 2012 - 3:40 pm

People Upset By The Appearance Of Olympic Athletes, Set Straight By The Athletes Themselves

Last week we posted about our rage over the utterly ridiculous (and unfounded) complaints circulating the web over Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas‘ hair. As we wrote it we were kind of secretly hoping…

The Mary Sue | August 7, 2012 - 2:10 pm

Michael Phelps And Megan Rossee Make Their Public Debut

Megan Rossee, Michael Phelps’ new girlfriend — whose identity was just revealed yesterday — walked the red carpet with her Olympic medalist (22 times over) beau at an event last…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 7, 2012 - 11:40 am

Gymnast Gabby Douglas’ Mom On Deciding To Let Her Daughter Train Halfway Across The Country

“In 2010, it came to a head and I had to make a decision. There were only two factors to consider: I could either stand in the way of her…

Julie Gerstein | August 6, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Women Box For The First Time Ever At The Olympics!

Women’s boxing is having its first time ever at the 2012 Olympics and I have half a mind to say “this is what feminism looks like.” Right here we have…

Jessica Wakeman | August 6, 2012 - 2:20 pm

13 Amazingly Over-The-Top Photos Of Women’s Duets Synchronized Swimming At The Olympics

One of the more … dramatic Summer Olympic events, in my opinion, is synchronized swimming. There’s something so weird and flamboyant about it. Just look at the ferocious enthusiasm on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 6, 2012 - 2:00 pm
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