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Fashion Designer Shaves Off Her Bush

Lauren Bush, niece of George W., debuted her fashion line at Barney’s this week under the name Lauren Pierce. Explaining the name change to W, Lauren denied it had anything to do with her name being mud in much of the world, saying:

“It wasn’t a conscious decision…. Obviously my last name is associated with politics. But Pierce is my grandmother’s maiden name and my younger brother’s name. It’s not about downplaying my last name as much as it is about loving Pierce. And my brother is very flattered.”

Lauren also happens to be dating son of fashion legend Ralph Lauren, and one can’t help but wonder if he’s the one who gave her the career advice to ditch the Bush. Just the kind of thing every young woman wants to hear from her boyfriend’s dad. [via Huffington Post] Keep reading »

Quickies!: Oprah Smoked Crack?, Steven Tyler’s Sex Life, & Botox For Boys

  • An ex-boyfriend is claiming Oprah smoked crack. Haha, I just laughed outloud thinking of Oprah saying, “Crack cooooocaaaaaaainnnnnnne!” [National Enquirer]
  • The “Gossip Girl” spin-off is a go, and will feature Lily and Rufus back in the good ol’ coke-filled rock star days in the ’80s. [Buzzfeed]
  • Almost-not-our-President-anymore-Bush declared January 18th “National Sanctity of Human Life Day.” Is President Obama allowed to UNdeclare days? [Feministing]
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    Bush Says Birth Control Equals Abortion

    The Bush Administration’s new reproductive health proposal is out and it’s getting some serious heat. In the proposal, recipients of federal aid for health programs (i.e. hospitals, health clinics, and phamacies) must “certify that they will not refuse to hire nurses and other providers who object to abortion and even certain types of birth control.” In other words, a women’s clinic cannot refuse to hire a nurse on the basis that she won’t perform abortions or dispense birth control or Plan B. Additionally, the proposal also classifies abortion as “any of the various procedures — including the prescription, dispensing and administration of any drug or the performance of any procedure or any other action — that results in the termination of the life of a human being in utero between conception and natural birth, whether before or after implantation.” Made my head hurt too, but the last part is important — some people argue that the birth control pill and emergency contraception can prevent the implantation of a fertilized egg, therefore those forms of birth control and Plan B would be considered abortion under the proposal. So what do you think about this? Are you worried that the language in this proposal is a step in the direction of reversing Roe V. Wade or do you agree that abortion has been defined properly? Weigh in! [Salon: Broadsheet] Keep reading »

    The Daily Hotness: Josh Brolin

    Josh Brolin, who is currently filming W, a new Oliver Stone biopic about the Prez, can now never really be Commander-in-Chief — he was arrested over the weekend in Louisiana for getting in a bar brawl. Brolin has the finest mug shot we’ve ever seen. And there’s not a scratch on him from the scrape, just a cocky, sexy smirk. Although normally, we Frisky gals don’t condone macho violence, we’ve got it bad for this good guy vigilante. Josh stepped in to defend one of the crew members who was being booked for public intoxication and things got a bit out of hand. Jeffrey Wright, who plays Colin Powell in the flick, plus five of the crew members, along with the two arresting officers were all taken into custody. Brolin was already bailed out; meanwhile, we’re jealous we didn’t get to handcuff him. [Dlisted]
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    Bras And Bull Semen Are Being Exported To Iran

    Did you know the U.S. exports stuff to Iran? Lots and lots of stuff, in fact. During the time that President Bush has been in office, at least $158 million worth of cigarettes alone were sent there. “Our sanctions are targeted against the regime, not the people,” said Adam Szubin, director of the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, which enforces trade sanctions. Strangely, some of the products that the government doesn’t want the people of Iran to be without include: bull semen ( “The animals we’re working with are genetically superior to those in many parts of the world,” said the company’s marketing manager.); at least $101,000 worth of bras; $175,000 in sculptures; nearly $96,000 worth of cosmetics; $8,900 in perfume; $30,000 in musical instruments and parts; $21,000 in golf carts and/or snowmobiles; and $3,300 in fur clothing. [AP via CNN] Keep reading »

    Rejected: Federal Funding For Abstinence

    There’s a first time for everything. And when it comes to federal funding for teaching abstinence programs, the pun is intended. In what feels like an unprecedented protest, more than half the states in the country are turning down offers of national tax money to teach teens abstinence. Just this week, Iowa and Arizona added their names to the long list of states staying, “no, thank you!” Only 28 states still accept the cash to encourage chastity. You’d think a president named Bush would at least know how to talk about it, but alas, his plan to tell students to stay virgins is getting more rejected than a pubescent boy. As Elke Shaw-Tulloch of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says, “There was mounting evidence the abstinence programs weren’t proving to be effective.” Idaho alone saw an increase in underage pregnancy over the past two years after they tried to tell teens keeping it in their pants was the only option rather than explaining the facts. Luckily, in the case of America’s future crotches, money may talk, but knowledge is power. [Huffington Post] Keep reading »

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