“I think when we first came out, it was very bold of us to have a song called ‘Ain’t 2 Proud 2 Beg’ with [the lyrics] ‘Two inches or a yard, rock hard or if it’s sagging’.’” People totally understood what type of group we were. To sing a song like ‘Creep’ wouldn’t be surprising from us. … A lot of our songs are definitely from a woman’s perspective. Guys cheat all the time — and we weren’t trying to promote infidelity — but I’ll cheat because I’m not getting the attention that I need. I’m sure a lot of guys were like, ‘Dang!’ But I think the track was so cool, and with the routine from the video, you almost forget about what we were saying and just sing along.”
Our friends over at Idolator have put together an awesome feature ranking the 50 best songs of 1994 and have done new interviews with the artists who made the top five, including Chilli from TLC, who talked about the site’s #2 pick, “Creep.” It may be hard to remember now, but in 1994, “Creep” was actually pretty controversial, as it basically gave female fans the thumbs up to cheat on their man if he’s cheated on them. “I’ll never leave him down, though I might mess around. It’s only ‘cause I need some affection,” T-Boz sings on the track. But as Chilli reminds us, TLC had long been pushing the envelope, especially when it came to female sexuality and relationships. “Creep” is hannnnnds downnnn one of my favorite songs ever and goddamn did I love that video. I still want bright-colored silk pajamas. Anyway, check out the rest of the interview, not to mention all of Idolator’s rankings at the link! [Idolator]
Getting to the heart of why I continue to be riveted by TLC’s “My Strange Addiction” (I know I said I would take a break after the dirty diaper sucker, but I just can’t!), it makes me ask questions I otherwise would never think to wonder about.
And I do have many questions after seeing the latest episode featuring 48-year-old Cat, a woman who is in a relationship with a plastic doll named Volo.
“He’s my best friend, he’s my soul mate. Some people meditate, some people take Xanax, I have Volo,” explains Cat. A very bold assertion indeed. Keep reading »
Pee drinker? Whatever. TLC’s “My Strange Addiction” can pack it up and go home after last night’s episode featuring Keyshia, a woman who is addicted to smelling and chewing on DIRTY diapers. I mean, at least the lady who drank pee was drinking her own pee. Twenty-two-year-old Keyshia is sneaking into her friend Kim’s house at all hours of the day and night and pilfering pee-soaked diapers off her babies’ bodies.
“It’s very annoying because she doesn’t care what time it is,” Kim says. “She’ll wake my baby up to take the diaper that’s on the baby.” Keep reading »
You can hear Mama June use her very original euphemisms as she gives the girls a talk about the birds and the bees on tonight’s season premiere of “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.” If it’s unclear, the fruit loop is part of the biscuit, which is a part of the woman’s “privatal area.” It’s called a fruit loop because “guys go loopy over it.” Obviously. [People]
My new favorite TLC show, “Sex Sent Me To The ER,” features awful reenactments of the most cringeworthy sex accidents. It’s almost as good as “Investigation Discovery.” I said ALMOST. This week’s episode features teenage couple Katie and Brent, who ran into trouble when they were rounding third base. It’s the same old story … with a painful twist. Boy sneaks into girl’s bedroom at night. Girl gives boy a blowjob. Girl dislocates her jaw. Boy, scared shitless, jumps out of girl’s window and hurts himself. Dad threatens to dislocate boy’s arm. Boy escapes from hospital. Doctor savagely snaps girl’s jaw back in place. Girl makes up a preposterous story about how the accident REALLY occurred to pacify her angry father. “They were just texting,” and her jaw got stuck like that from a “really big yawn.” Good one, Katie! Check out the denouement after the jump. Keep reading »