Watch Drunk History Take on Harriet Tubman--Starring Octavia Spencer 

Not only did this week’s Drunk History feature the story of Harriet Tubman’s wartime spying and daring Combahee River raid, but they also got Crissle West to tell it—“Harriet Tubman is coming with her army full of bad bitches”—and cast Oscar winner Octavia Spencer as Tubman herself. »9/24/15 12:45pm9/24/15 12:45pm


Kim Kardashian Posts Seductive Passport Pic, Changes Name to Kim West

The funniest thing to me is when angry contrarians are all, "UGH, GAHD. Kim Kardashian is NAHT EVEN PREHTTAY." Because of course she is, dum-dums. Look at her passport photo. She looks like a fucking spring dryad. Have you seen MY passport photo!? No, you haven't, because gazing upon that shit is CURSED and I don't… »8/05/14 8:00pm8/05/14 8:00pm

Adele Wins Cash After Suing Paparazzi for Photographing Her Son

Welcome to Celebrities Strike Back at the Paps, featuring Grammy winner Adele. She and her toddler Angelo took overzealous paparazzi to the court and won an undisclosed five-figure sum. $10,000, $50,000, $99,000? Who knows the exact number but the ruling is a step toward famous babies growing up in the privacy of… »7/23/14 12:45pm7/23/14 12:45pm

Octavia Spencer Sues Weight Loss Company for Acting Super Shady

After Octavia Spencer won her Oscar, she was approached to endorse a weight loss product called Sensa. Only because Octavia Spencer is Octavia Spencer, she promoted the product as ethically as possible, making her compensation from Sensa publicly known. That honesty was apparently too much for Sensa: according to a… »8/29/13 12:50pm8/29/13 12:50pm

The Gorgeous Dresses and Hot Messes of the Oscars Red Carpet

Last night at the 85th annual Academy Awards, for the most part, the look on the red carpet was classic Hollywood glamour. Like rare birds during mating season, A-listers tried to outshine each other, and some of the bright plumage and peacockery on display was truly stunning. Alas, there were a few sartorial missteps… »2/25/13 11:20am2/25/13 11:20am

Octavia Spencer Thinks We’re in Grave Danger of Overusing ‘Bullying’

Now, Octavia Spencer isn't saying that Jennifer Livingston should not have used her local news pulpit to tell some asshole personal injury attorney to mind his own business and stop judging her body — Spencer is just saying that Livingston wasn't "bullied," per se. Speaking to a reporter at GLSEN's Respect Awards in… »10/07/12 4:30pm10/07/12 4:30pm