Lifetime's New 'Gabby Douglas' Movie Forgets That She's Black

On Saturday night, Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas will get the cheesy Lifetime movie treatment with The Gabby Douglas Story. The trailer just hit this Internet and while it looks camp, I’m excited to see Imani Hakim from Everybody Hates Chris in the lead role. Regina King and S. Epatha Merkerson are also in the… » 1/31/14 1:40pm 1/31/14 1:40pm

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the…

The Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards — which held its 26th annual event yesterday in Los Angeles — has got to be the most enjoyable awards show ever. From the bright, youthful clothes to the slime, celebrities actually look like they're having fun. Kristen Stewart smiles. It's that awesome. You cannot look at these… » 3/25/13 1:10pm 3/25/13 1:10pm

Which Celeb Had the Best Dress at the Heart Truth Red Dress Event?

Last night, the 11th annual Heart Truth Red Dress fashion show kicked off New York Fashion Week. The event is sponsored by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute; Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin told ABC News: "Heart disease is the number one killer of women in this country and we want to raise awareness of… » 2/07/13 12:50pm 2/07/13 12:50pm

Frank Ocean's New Year's Eve Arrest, Explained: 'Hi, Guys, I Smoke Pot'

Frank Ocean has temporarily lost his driver's license and may be charged with marijuana possession after he was pulled over on New Year's Eve for speeding on an Eastern Sierra Nevada highway and a small bag of weed was discovered in his car. Ocean's representative didn't give a statement, but he did: » 1/04/13 9:00am 1/04/13 9:00am

Kate Middleton's Uterus Is Making Camilla Parker Bowles an Alcoholic

Some ludicrous story in the Globe says that the bright, sparkling English promise that is Kate Middleton's possibly-occupied womb has sent Camilla Parker Bowles straight to the bottle; she was reportedly sent to dry up in a 7-day detox retreat in Bangalore, India. Camilla and Prince Charles (the latter who has… » 11/30/12 9:00am 11/30/12 9:00am

The Good, the Bad and the Very Ugly Clothes of the MTV Awards

Last night the MTV Video Music Awards were held in Los Angeles, and started early. Apparently this was necessary because the President was speaking and it was also Fashion's Night Out. But it resulted in a fashion photo disaster: Celebrities were all dressed up in the middle of the goddamn afternoon, under the harsh… » 9/07/12 11:40am 9/07/12 11:40am

Gabby Douglas Scores Perfect 10 on Challenging 'Pledge of Allegiance'…

Olympic double gold medalist and cute-as-a-button living American Girl doll Gabby Douglas led the Democratic National Convention in the Pledge of Allegiance yesterday. She did not flip onto or off of the stage, and despite the fact that NBC gymnastics analyst Elfi Schlegel speculated in a concerned, hushed voice that… » 9/06/12 12:20pm 9/06/12 12:20pm

Gabby Douglas's Former Coaches Should Stop Asking Her to Be Grateful

Olympic all-around champion Gabby Douglas made headlines this week when she told Oprah that she had experienced racially motivated bullying while at Excalibur, the gym in Virginia Beach. She had trained there for over six years before making the move to Iowa and Liang Chow with whom she won the Olympic gold medal. In… » 9/03/12 12:30pm 9/03/12 12:30pm

Gabby Douglas Says Excalibur Gym Staffer Suggested She Get a Nose Job

Sixteen-year-old Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas is having a busy year, what with the gold medals and the Corn Flakes box and the interview with Oprah. But while most of the news regarding the bubbly teen is good, some of it remains negative. And in a piece by Buzz Bissinger for the October issue of Vanity Fair,… » 8/30/12 12:50pm 8/30/12 12:50pm

Excalibur Alums Immediately Defend Their Gym Against Gabby Douglas’…

On Sunday, Gabby Douglas sat down with Oprah and revealed some pretty harrowing anecdotes about some of the racial bullying she allegedly endured while training at Excalibur's gym in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She told Oprah that, as the only African American training at Excalibur, she sometimes felt bullied, which in… » 8/28/12 10:00am 8/28/12 10:00am