J.Crew to Jenna Lyons: 'Cut Back on Self-Promotion' 

According to Page Six, J.Crew creative director/woman about town has been asked by CEO Mickey Drexler to 86 the self-promotion and shift her focus back to the company, which suffered reported losses of $607.8 million in 2014. As one "source" puts it: "J.Crew CEO Mickey Drexler is tired of Jenna Lyons being out on the… » 12/22/14 3:30pm 30 minutes ago

Jodeci's First Release in 18 Years Is an Anti-Domestic Violence Song

Of all the classic R&B groups of the '90s, Jodeci is one of the most influential and beloved: the Southern kings of New Jack Swing who went on to become individual stars in their own right, the sound of the quartet harmonizing was and is 100% silk. And now, 20 years after their last album (the excellent The Show, The… » 12/22/14 3:15pm 45 minutes ago

Spanish Princess Has to Stand Trial for Tax Fraud

Royalty ain't what it used to be: Spain's Princess Cristina—the current king's sister—will have to stand trial for tax fraud. Unfortunately, shouting "unhand me, PEASANTS" and name-checking the divine right of kings no longer constitutes a get-out-of-jail-free card. » 12/22/14 3:00pm Today 3:00pm

Hey, Assholes: You Do Not Need an Exotic Animal at Your Wedding

Face-numbing, giddy breathlessness tends to be a key feature in the discovery of any wedding trend. The more expensive and bubbleheaded the supposed "craze," the more likely you'll find yourself in a state of paralysis, dazed by the stupidity of it all. I regret to inform you that today is no exception. » 12/22/14 2:32pm Today 2:32pm

Columbia Student Accused of Rape Speaks Publicly for the First Time

Columbia University student Emma Sulkowicz's project Carry That Weight has galvanized both her college peers and the nation at large. Her story has been a linchpin for a year that brought about a dramatic increase (for better and worse) in reporting and conversations about sexual assault at college. Now, her alleged… » 12/22/14 12:50pm Today 12:50pm

T.I. Sounds Silly Again Defending Iggy Azalea

Over the weekend, Q-Tip attempted to educate Iggy Azalea about her place as a white artist in black culture. Noticing that a reputable dude had joined the Iggy-Azealia debate, T.I. responded with a series of educational tweets of his own. » 12/22/14 11:10am Today 11:10am