R.I.P. Whitney, Phyllis, Nora, and Etta—We Lost Some Treasures in 2012

Happy last-Dirt-Bag-of-the-year!!! Let's talk about death. There's no rhyme or reason—or significance, really—to grouping people together based on the year in which they died. It's pretty arbitrary, if you think about it. Tony Scott's suicide doesn't have anything to do with Michael Clarke Duncan's heart disease. But… » 12/31/12 8:00pm 12/31/12 8:00pm

Ouch, Katy Perry Unfollowed Russell Brand on Twitter


First we dealt with the painful shock that Katy Perry and Russell Brand's marriage had fallen apart, and now comes word that @katyperry has officially unfollowed @rustyrockets. Alas, parting is such tweet sorrow! The worst part of this digital divorce is that her estranged hubby is still following her. Awkward. » 1/20/12 8:00pm 1/20/12 8:00pm

Legendary Singer Etta James Dead At 73

Born Jamesetta Hawkins in 1938, the singer who was nicknamed Miss Peaches crossed genres, from blues and rhythm and blues to rock and roll, soul, gospel and jazz. James's singnature song, "At Last," was released in 1961, but is still a romantic favorite — President Barack Obama danced to it with his wife Michelle at… » 1/20/12 12:17pm 1/20/12 12:17pm

Kobe Bryant's Wife Files For Divorce Because He Won't Stop Cheating


Kobe Bryant's wife, Vanessa, filed for divorce today. According to TMZ, Vanessa left because Kobe couldn't stop cheating on her. He was, of course, charged with sexually assaulting a woman in 2003, and Vanessa famously stood by him then. But a new incident was apparently what drove her to leave, a source says, » 12/16/11 8:00pm 12/16/11 8:00pm

Lady Gaga's Stylist Wants To Sell You Some Gaga-Inspired Fashion

Lady Gaga's stylist Nicola Formichetti will be working with Gilt Groupe on a line of Gaga-inspired clothing for women and men alike. The "two-day flash sale" —scheduled for the same week as Gaga's release of "Born This Way" (surely a coincidence)— will feature "looks from cutting edge designers, inspired by Lady… » 5/13/11 8:00pm 5/13/11 8:00pm