Saatchi Art Sells Paintings of Charles Saatchi Choking Nigella Lawson

In a display of such good taste, artists on Saatchi Art are hawking pieces depicting Charles Saatchi choking his ex-wife Nigella Lawson because, art. » 6/30/14 4:00pm 6/30/14 4:00pm

Nigella Lawson Reportedly Not Allowed in the U.S. Because of Drug Use

In new reports that may or may not be true, the Daily Mail says that Nigella Lawson attempted to go on vacation Sunday but was barred at the airport because of her recently admitted past drug use. Hmmm. » 4/03/14 10:40am 4/03/14 10:40am

Meet the Paparazzo Who Took Those Awful Photos of Nigella Lawson

February's issue of Vanity Fair features a pretty icky firsthand account of Nigella Lawson's very public strangling at the hands of her estranged husband Charles Saatchi from the one person who probably knows more about the incident than Saatchi and Lawson: the paparazzo who took that unrelenting series photos of the… » 1/12/14 2:30pm 1/12/14 2:30pm

Emma Roberts Engaged to Evan Peters 6 Months After Arrest for Violence

Emma Roberts and Evan Peters (who currently star in American Horror Story together) are engaged. They've been dating since 2012; this past July, Roberts was arrested for a domestic violence incident that left Peters bloodied and with a bite mark on his body. She was released a few hours after her arrest because he… » 1/07/14 9:12am 1/07/14 9:12am

HORROR: Nigella Maybe Sometimes Wears a Track Suit

Having been acquitted of credit card theft, Nigella Lawson's former assistants are now ready to dish even more dirt on the particulars of her home life. After accusing her of prolific drug abuse in court, the Grillo sisters are now alleging that she's a big holiday fake who doesn't even decorate her Christmas tree… » 12/24/13 5:20pm 12/24/13 5:20pm

With Her Assistants Acquitted, What Now for Nigella?

Elisabetta and Francesca Grillo, former personal assistants to Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi, have been acquitted of fraud, the BBC reports. The pair were accused of racking up more than a million dollars worth of opulent purchases on their bosses' credit cards. » 12/20/13 2:15pm 12/20/13 2:15pm

Nigella Allegedly Turns to Oprah for Requisite Image-Rehab Interview

The trial of Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi versus their assistants is the stuff that people who love watching Court TV live for, which is why the Daily Mirror's live updates on the court case are so enrapturing. The latest update asserts old rumors that Lawson will be rehabbing her image by sitting in a beige… » 12/11/13 3:30pm 12/11/13 3:30pm

'Nigella Admits Cocaine Use' Headlines Help Sustain a Pattern of Abuse

Yesterday, Nigella Lawson testified for the prosecution at the fraud trial of her former assistants. The picture she painted of her relationship with ex-husband Charles Saatchi was beyond bleak: it's clear that he was abusive, controlling and manipulative. Under oath, Nigella stated that Saatchi threatened to… » 12/05/13 1:50pm 12/05/13 1:50pm

Nigella Denies She's 'Higella,' Says Saatchi Threatened to Destroy Her

Nigella Lawson, the famous foodie your dad can't stop staring slack-jawed at, isn't having a great couple of weeks. In England earlier today, she had to take the stand and defend herself against allegations she's got a massive drug habit, which really puts everyone's crappy morning in perspective. » 12/04/13 1:30pm 12/04/13 1:30pm

Nigella Lawson Has Been Coked Out of Her Mind for a Decade, Allegedly

Super sexy gourmand Nigella Lawson is entangled in a legal mess involving her ex-husband and two former longtime assistants who alleged in court proceedings this week that "Higella"—as her ex is now referring to her—used cocaine, pot, and prescription pills "daily" for last 10 years. Girl can party. » 11/27/13 6:00pm 11/27/13 6:00pm

How to Clean Like a Feminist

Now that women are living alone and/or taking care of themselves (thanks, Spice Girls and Have It All Barbie!), we've got a new problem on our hands: stereotypically female chores that need completing. Fraught gender history or not, your house isn't going to clean itself. So here's your indispensable guide to how to… » 10/23/13 7:15pm 10/23/13 7:15pm

Education Expert Jaden Smith Urges Kids to Drop Out of School

Born-into-stupidly-rich-and-famous-circumstances Jaden Smith, 15-year-old student at the Scientology-based New Village Leadership Academy (founded by Will and Jada) and part-time Teen Philosopher, is all, "We Don't Need No Education." » 9/16/13 9:00am 9/16/13 9:00am

Charles Saatchi Says Nigella Strangled Him: We Call Bullshit

Nigella Lawson's soon-to-be-ex husband Charles Saatchi announced this weekend that he's divorcing his wife because she didn't make a big fucking show of defending him after a series of horrifying photos of him publicly strangling her made the media rounds a month ago. In his self-pitying statement announcing he was… » 7/10/13 12:30pm 7/10/13 12:30pm

Jay-Z Calls Twerk Enthusiast Miley Cyrus ‘Old World's Worst Nightmare’

During a charmingly goofy Twitter Q&A in which the world learned that Jay-Z had a childhood love affair with Captain Crunch with Crunch Berries, Hova was asked about some lyrics from his song "Somewhere In America" off Magna Carta Holy Grail: "Feds still lurking, They see I'm still putting work in/Cause somewhere in… » 7/09/13 9:00am 7/09/13 9:00am

Charles Saatchi Is Divorcing Nigella Lawson Out of Sheer Embarrassment

Charles Saatchi, the garrulous art collector who was recently photographed violently gripping his wife Nigella Lawson's throat, has announced that he has begun divorce proceedings against Lawson, explaining that the couple has grown "estranged" over the last year. Oh, and he's super embarrassed that his wife felt… » 7/07/13 11:30am 7/07/13 11:30am

Nigella Lawson Walks Out On Alleged Domestic Abuser Charles Saatchi

The appearance of moving men taking boxes out of the home where Charles Saatchi and Nigella Lawson share with their kids — about two weeks after photos of Saatchi choking Lawson in a restaurant were printed in the Evening Standard — may signify that the TV chef's ten-year marriage to 70-year-old Saatchi has come to… » 6/28/13 9:00am 6/28/13 9:00am

Nigella Lawson Isn't Wearing Her Wedding Ring, Whatever That Means

I don't claim to know (or feel comfortable speculating about) what's going on inside Nigella Lawson's marriage to Charles Saatchi, who was recently photographed violently gripping his wife's throat at a London restaurant. But for those of you fond of jewelry-based detective work, here's this: » 6/20/13 8:35pm 6/20/13 8:35pm

No, Nigella Lawson's Public Choking Isn't a 'Private' Matter

After pictures surfaced this weekend of British mogul Charles Saatchi choking his wife Nigella Lawson during what appeared to be an argument in a restaurant, the mostly well-meaning public response has ranged from "God, that's awful" to "GET A DIVORCE!" Actually, the sort of response that makes you want to take a… » 6/19/13 5:35pm 6/19/13 5:35pm

Rihanna Heading to Love Rehab to Finally Get Over You-Know-Who

After years of concern, concern-trolling, and self-destructive behavior that made even Oprah do this, Rihanna is allegedly taking some time off from her Diamonds World Tour to check into a women's sex and love addiction program at Centers for Relationship and Sexual Recovery (CRSR) on Recovery Ranch, a Tennessee… » 6/18/13 9:00am 6/18/13 9:00am

Nigella's Husband Says He Wasn't REALLY Choking Her in Those Pics, Duh

Yesterday, the Mirror printed a horrifying set of photographs in which Charles Saatchi is apparently choking his wife Nigella Lawson. Specifically, the photos show Saatchi's hand wrapped around Lawson's throat. She is grimacing, terrified-looking, and in tears. Following a much-deserved public outcry, Saatchi has … » 6/17/13 12:40pm 6/17/13 12:40pm