Posts tagged "tabloids"

Sorry, But Tom Cruise Is Not Leaving Scientology — And He Probably Never Will

If you’ve spent any time on the internet in the last few days, you’ve likely seen a couple of posts on your favorite blogs or a few of your faves tweeting about a story in Star magazine claiming that Tom Cruise is finally, at long last, leaving the Church of Scientology. Star cites an “insider” who says Cruise…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 7, 2015

What Would Tabloid Headlines Look Like Without Sexism?

What would tabloid headlines look like without sexist commentary? For one thing, they’d be totally boring. Vagenda magazine thought it would be funny to prove this by asking Twitter followers to rewrite tabloid headlines without the sexism. The result evokes that weird moment where you laugh so hard that it eventually turns into tears, and…

By: Claire Hannum / May 12, 2014

TMZ Publishes Photos Of Evelyn Lozada Bleeding After Chad Ochocinco Assault

Nearly a year ago, Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson was arrested for domestic violence after he headbutted his new wife Evelyn Lozada. She hastily filed for divorce, just six weeks after their wedding. Ochocinco received only 12 months of probation and DV classes for the assault. He has been sentenced to 30 days in jail — but that…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 18, 2013

Mommie Dearest: Focusing On Celeb Pregnancies Only Raises The Bar Higher For Other Mothers

I’m not sure if you all heard about it or not, but Kim Kardashian is pregnant. I’ll wait a moment for the shock to sink in.

We can now look forward to six more months of paparazzi falling all over themselves for the newest baby bump shots, interviews with Kim and Kanye’s potential…

By: Avital Norman Nathman / January 14, 2013

Ongoing Jennifer Aniston Pregnancy Rumors Illustrate Why You Shouldn’t Believe Tabloids

If you believed every tabloid that announced Jennifer Aniston was pregnancy over the years, the actress would have a bigger child army than Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Click on to see what we mean…

By: theBERRY / January 25, 2012

In Touch Asks Which Celebrity Toddler “Wore It Better”

Tori Spelling’s daughter Stella accessorized with some Magic Marker stains, while Halle Berry’s daughter Nahla toted a stuffed animal for a fab fall look. Did they match their Pull-Ups, too? Like, OMG, who do you think their stylist is?!

In Touch, you know they’re only three-year-olds, right? [SparkAMovement.Tumblr.com]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 12, 2011

Jennifer Aniston Would Need A Few Hours To Set Straight The Tabloid Rumors About Her

“There’s not enough space in this article. Not even enough pages in this magazine! The truth is, most celebrities are doing the same things most other people are doing every day … work, have dinner, hang out with your friends when you can, try and keep up with the crazy world we’re living in and…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 2, 2011

5 Things To Know About The “News Of The World” Scandal

After publishing every Sunday since 1843, British tabloid The News of the World—aka News of the Screws—is no more. Owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation, the paper has become infamous for digging up celebrity dirt and sex scandal scoops, and publishing photos like those of Princess Diana sunbathing topless on a private beach back i…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 8, 2011

Quickies: Katie Holmes Isn’t A Drug Addict After All & Check Out Jon Hamm Looking Hawt!

Star magazine apologized to Katie Holmes for saying she uses drugs in a January issue with the headline “Katie Drug Shocker!” (The drugs Katie supposedly “uses”? Endorphins she gets from a reading by a Scientology e-meter. Yeah, lame.) The mag will make “substantial donation” to a charity of Katie’s choice “for any harm we may…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 27, 2011

“OK!” Magazine Co-Opts Bullying For Stars “Bullied For Their Weight”

The effects of bullying are in the news everywhere lately, from the teen girl, Megan Meier, who killed herself after being harassed on MySpace, to Rutgers freshman Tyler Clementi and the spate of copycat suicides that followed him. As crushing as the reports of each new suicide can be, I’m also grateful that the mainstream…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 21, 2010

5 Celebrity Diaries That Fell Into The Wrong Hands

This week, Star magazine got its grubby little hands on Ali Fedotowsky’s diary from high school. They apparently read the whole thing to find the most scandalous material and uncovered that, at least back in the day, she smoked pot, took ecstasy, and drank lots of alcohol. They honed in on one diary entry where…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 6, 2010

Being A “Club Girl” Is Now A Profession

The tabloids are chock-full of insider information procured from vague sources. And while some anonymous sources are no doubt actually friends with a star, readers are still left wondering who these tattletale BFFs are. Enter “club girls,” a small squad of statuesque young ladies who are hired by tabloids to befriend celebs while out at…

By: Kelli Bender / July 13, 2010

Vienna Girardi Was Paid $90K For Her Breakup Story

The Vienna Girardi and Jake Pavelka he-said-she-said battle has gone from 0 to 60 in the past 24 hours. The couple managed to grace the covers of 3 of 5 major tabloids this week. First Vienna went to Star, who supposedly paid her a whopping $90,000 for her side of the story—that their engagement wa…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 23, 2010

Tabloid Cheat Sheet: Justin And Cameron Reuniting? Angelina Preggers?

It seems that with spring in the air, everyone is boarding the baby train, which I guess makes most people all weepy with joy. But over here at the Curmudgeon Club, we don’t advocate such horizontal hijinks and merry manhandling. Everyone needs to knock it off. I don’t want to read about how happy everyone…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 14, 2010

Tabloid Cheat Sheet: Kendra Wilkinson Overdosed? Celebrity Children Dress Better Than You?

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’m already drunk. Kidding, of course. Just because today is almost a national holiday, kind of, does not mean that celebrities get the day off from our constant surveillance. Au contraire, mon frere—today is just like any other Wednesday except with more green. And to help you save some of that…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 17, 2010

Tabloid Cheat Sheet: “Real Housewife” And “Lost” Star Are Cheaters? Brangelina Back In Love?

As the new year settles into same-old, same-old, the tabloids once again grasp for insights into celebrity lives. The weight loss, the weight gain, the cheating, lying, engagements, reunions, and insanity riddles the flimsy pages. These are the all-important “facts” you need to know until next week, when a new set of tabloids arises, like…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 24, 2010

Tabloid Cheat Sheet: John Edwards Proposes To His Mistress? And She Slept With Jeff Goldblum?

We’re mere days away from Valentine’s Day and love is in the air! And by love, I mean baby daddies! Philanderers had better start running because there are 9-irons with your names on them and the tabloids have made sure that none of you are safe. Besides the cheating, there are also a lot of…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 10, 2010

Tabloid Cheat Sheet: John Edwards Hit Elizabeth? Angelina Is Going After Johnny Depp?

Happy hump day! It’s almost my least favorite holiday, Valentine’s Day, which means that love is in the air. This means that the tabloids are going crazy over star couplings and it’s starting to feel like musical chairs up in here. I know, it’s really hard to keep up. But this is why we do…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 3, 2010

Tabloid Cheat Sheet: Oprah And MObama Feuding? Katie Holmes’ $15 Million Tell-All Book?

It’s Wednesday, and is it just me, or has work been especially hard as we head towards the calorific holiday season? Just be glad that you won’t be critiqued by millions on your pecan pie-induced weight gain, and when you get too drunk at the office party, you won’t have to read about it o…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 18, 2009

Tabloid Cheat Sheet: Fergie’s Cheating Husband? Gwyneth Dumped For Bosworth?

It’s hump day again, and while you might not be taking advantage of your opportunity to “hump” today, it’s safe to assume that the stars are busy enough for the rest of the population — at least if you think everything you read is true! Once again, we’ve hand-plucked the juiciest tabloid stories for your…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 4, 2009
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