Chris Brown Sued Over Alleged Homophobic Assault

The plot thickens surrounding Chris Brown's assault charges: in October, you may recall, the singer and his bodyguard allegedly punched a fan in the face outside of a hotel in D.C. after the fan tried to get into a photo with him. And now, the victim has filed a $3 million lawsuit against his alleged assailants. He… » 2/21/14 9:08am 2/21/14 9:08am

Beauty is an Impediment: Julia Pastrana and the Modern-Day Politics of …

» 7/05/13 3:45pm 7/05/13 3:45pm

While critics were debating if Lena Dunham gets too naked too often; or if Melissa McCarthy is too fat to be a movie star Julia Pastrana’s mummified remains were being collected from an Oslo medical facility and sent home to Mexico to be laid to rest. In her death, as in life, the subject of Ms. Pastrana's looks and … » 7/05/13 3:45pm 7/05/13 3:45pm

Ughhh, Will Kate Winslet's Baby Have the Last Name Rocknroll?

GUYS, Titanic was on the Hallmark Channel a while ago, and now I am thinking that perhaps this was the magic eve* that Kate Winslet became pregnant with her first child from her third marriage to Ned Rocknroll, the gadabout nephew of Richard Branson. Her two older children, 12 and 9 respectively, are from her marriages … » 6/05/13 9:00am 6/05/13 9:00am

Sexy Sex Vampires Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder Split Up

» 5/09/13 9:00am 5/09/13 9:00am

After three years of dating, Vampire Diaries' onscreen and real-life couple Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder have broken up. But TV's low-key equivalent of K-Stew and R-Patz will stay civil on the show because — quoth a source — they're "consummate professionals," and "will continue to work together and remain best… » 5/09/13 9:00am 5/09/13 9:00am

While You Were Sleeping Cory Monteith Checked Into Rehab (Again)

Glee star and "Frankenteen" Cory Monteith, who's previously been open about his troubled past as a delinquent teenager, has checked into rehab for substance abuse. His rep confirms to People: "[Monteith] has voluntarily admitted himself to a treatment facility for substance addiction [...] He graciously asks for your… » 4/01/13 9:00am 4/01/13 9:00am

Rihanna and Chris Brown Snuggle At Grammys, Don't Give a Shit

Four years to the day after Chris Brown beat the crap out of Rihanna on the way home from Clive Davis' pre-Grammys party in 2009, here they are snuggling at last night's ceremonies. While it's been public knowledge for a while that the two are back together—she even accompanied him to court on Wednesday and blew him a … » 2/11/13 9:00am 2/11/13 9:00am

Beyoncé Goes H.A.M. at Super Bowl, Announces Imminent World Domination

So last night Beyoncé literally blew the lights out at the Super Bowl with a powerhouse performance featuring Destiny's Child (dammit, why "Bootylicious"? If they had done "Survivor" or "Bills Bills Bills," I would have jumped on the coffee table and dumped the nacho dip over my head like a 'roid-riddled athlete bathes in… » 2/04/13 9:00am 2/04/13 9:00am

Ashley Judd and Dario Franchitti Split With No Hard Feelings, For Real

Unfortunately, The Year That Love Died appears to be extending into 2013: Actress, vocal feminist and possible Kentucky senatorial candidiate Ashley Judd and her husband, three-time Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti, are divorcing after eleven years of marriage, which is like a golden anniversary in celebrity years. » 1/30/13 9:00am 1/30/13 9:00am

Beyonce Says Giving Birth Allowed Her to 'Surrender' to 'Sensuality'

Okay, so obviously "sensual" is right in between "lover" and "horny" in the pantheon of Words That Give Me Permanent Linemouth (I HATE "HORNY" SO MUCH), but I will forgive Beyonce for literally anything because she is a queen from space sent here to bewitch us all with perfection. So FINE. Go all out, Bey! Say it's "erotic" if… » 1/22/13 8:00pm 1/22/13 8:00pm

'Esquire' Writer Inexplicably Name-Checks Female Celebs He Thinks Are…

Reading through an otherwise insipid Esquire profile of Megan Fox (bitch believes in leprechauns!) about how she's aiming to "escape from her fate as a sex symbol" (which she goes about doing by posing in her bra and panties for the magazine?), one is suddenly slapped with this gratuitous little nugget from the piece's… » 1/16/13 4:00pm 1/16/13 4:00pm

Lady Gaga Wants to Buy Back Neverland Ranch for the Little Jacksons

For Lady Gaga's next trick, she will buy Neverland Ranch and cover it with black vinyl and spikes. Gaga, who has previously purchased 55 pieces of costly Jacko memorabilia, befriended LaToya Jackson and wants to help a "desperate" Paris, Prince and Blanket keep their 3,000-acre childhood home, which was sold to an… » 1/16/13 9:00am 1/16/13 9:00am

Rumor Has It the Father of Jodie Foster’s Kids Was Gay Casting Director

One of the criticisms of Jodie Foster's already legendary Golden Globes speech was the idea of expounding a need for personal privacy on, you know, a nationally broadcast awards show. Its detractors could have predicted this next turn of events, which, of course, is a resurgence in tabloid stories about Foster,… » 1/15/13 9:00am 1/15/13 9:00am

American Royalty Blue Ivy Got a Diamond Barbie For Her First Birthday

If you're Blue Ivy Carter, here is what you got as a reward for your first year on the planet, aside from the event itself, a lavish princess-themed soiree thrown on January 7th by Beyoncé and Jay-Z: a diamond-encrusted Barbie with white gold jewelry ($80,000), pink and white roses ($95,000) and a cake (over $2,000).… » 1/14/13 9:00am 1/14/13 9:00am

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

Reese Witherspoon Is Being Asked Dumb Babyweight Questions, Natch

Aw, man. I like Reese Witherspoon just fine, but it's a world-class bummer when actresses say "health" and mean "weight." Having just given birth to son Tennessee James, she addressed someone's question about the Amazing Race to drop her baby weight. "I don't know if I'm bouncing back. I'm slowly crawling back. You know,… » 12/11/12 9:00am 12/11/12 9:00am