Rihanna stars in Kanye West’s video for “Paranoid.” Why is she appearing in a music video for a song she doesn’t even sing on? We have a few ideas:
- Kanye is ditching Amber Rose for Rihanna.
- Kanye thought it would help Rihanna’s image by giving her some exposure unrelated to Chris Brown.
- Rihanna wanted to procrastinate on putting out a new album even longer and is doing whatever she can to fill her day.
- Rihanna had a lot of ’80s-style clothes in her closet and thought it was high time they got put to use.
- Rihanna wanted to showcase the moves she’s learned in dance class. If this is the case, keep working on them, girl.
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“I don’t do all this talking on the thing, this is just some new stuff I’m doing,” Brown said in a YouTube video he made at Shaquille O’Neal’s house on Tuesday. “I just wanna say ‘What’s up?,’ because I ain’t been out there in a minute. But the new album is gonna be coming soon. We working on it right now. It’s called Graffiti. It’s got everything on it, so y’all be ready for that. I’m about to drop a single this summer for y’all. We ain’t going nowhere. Everybody that’s haters, they just been haters. All my real fans, I love you. I ain’t a monster.”
Um, really dude? After keeping silent for so long about your alleged altercation with Rihanna, you want your first message to the public to be a…plug for your new album? There’s a time and a place for self-promotion, but this “ain’t” it. Drop the attitude, not the album. Keep reading »
Gillette thinks some men need assistance with not drawing blood while they shave their groin area, so its crack animation team put together this instructional “How to Shave your Balls” YouTube cartoon. The video’s basically just an infomercial for the Gillette Fusion Power razor and shaving cream—but don’t forget to use, as the voiceover dude intones, some common sense, too.
Hey, anything that keeps our teeth from getting flossed when we go down for a beej is A-OK with us. But Gillette knows that to get men to spend money on shaving down there, it has to tell them what they want to hear: “You might say when there’s no underbrush, the tree looks taller.” (It makes the claim not once, but twice.) We’ll believe it when we see it…in the hair-free flesh.
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The New Now Next Awards premiere next month on LOGO, MTV’s newish gay and lesbian network. The awards gala will be hosted by RuPaul and is designed to celebrate “the best in gay and lesbian pop culture.” So we’re a little confused about this new promo for the show, which features Britney Spears hawking a faux perfume called Mo. Tagline: One spray and the gays will run your way. Thoughts? Keep reading »
We get it, Beyonce, Sasha Fierce is great at dancing. Now can we have an exciting video, please? I’m rather disappointed by the crop of videos Beyonce is putting out for her I am…Sasha Fierce. The “Diva” video was just a mash-up of her other videos. And now “Ego” looks like it was filmed the same day she did “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It).” “Ego” would have been perfect for a video that told a story, but Beyonce only has time for a tried and true trick. You’d think Beyonce, who wants to be a celebrated actress, would take any opportunity to act instead of continuing to shake her butt. Keep reading »
If we had to pick one exercise we have the ultimate love/hate relationship with, it’d be squats. That’s why we were particularly impressed by this adorable dog who does them with ease. Seriously, the pooch could give Richard Simmons and Kim Kardashian a run for their buns of steel. (P.S. Urban dictionary has a totally different idea of what a squat dog is.) Keep reading »
If you find blankets to be such a challenge you needed the Snuggie, well, we have some good news for you. This summer you can stick your arms through a whole new sheet of fabric! Behold, the Wearable Towel. Hm, couldn’t the marketing geniuses behind this have come up with a snazzier name for it like say, the Toweldactyl or the Toggie? Well, perhaps they’ve already burned out all their brain cells making this totally hilarious infomercial.
(And if the Wearable Towel doesn’t do it for you—and you happen to be both a Snuggie and a Weezer fan—you can get your hands on a Wuggie. “A Wuggie is basically exactly like a Snuggie, except it says Weezer on it,” Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo told Rolling Stone. “The people at Snuggie are doing it with us and promoting it with us. It’s a totally legit Snuggie.”—[Rolling Stone]) Keep reading »
We’re sick of shopping metaphors being used to explain dating. Maybe it’s because we watched way too much “Sex and the City” back in the day and grew tired of the comparisons, but we don’t see how men are anything like purses, shoes, jewelry, or little black dresses. Author Janice Lieberman does just this in her new book, How to Shop for A Husband, in which the guy equivalent of the LBD is the PGHM, or “perfectly good husband material.” Barf. If finding a date were anything akin to scoring a mint-condition vintage bag on eBay, we’d have triumphed ages ago. [Today] Keep reading »
We’ve spent the last week laughing at Hayden Panettiere’s misspelled tattoo
. Perhaps if her tattoo artist had usedInfinitink
, she could have gotten that mess fixed. Infinitink is a new type of tattoo ink that uses small amounts of pigment to create the same look as regular inks. The big benefit? If you ever decide you’re not feeling your tattoo, it can be removed in one laser treatment rather than, say 12. [Time
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