Meet the Woman Who Keeps Tan Mom and Michael Lohan Famous

Gina Rodriguez isn’t a regular publicist who works to secure a spot for their client on the Today show or tries to get a New York Times mention for a new book. The clients she holds onto through her family-only business GR Media include Sydney Leathers, Tan Mom, Simon Van Kempen and Alex McCord from RHONY, Sheree and… » 11/04/13 11:50am 11/04/13 11:50am

Paula Deen Fans Take Their Outrage, Misspellings to Facebook

It didn't take much clairvoyance to guess that the Food Network would fire Paula Deen for her propensity to pretend that she was living in a diorama of antebellum Georgia, but the move took a lot of Deenies (that would be the delightfully nimble word I just made up for Paula Deen fans) by surprise. And what do modern… » 6/22/13 11:30am 6/22/13 11:30am

20 'Celebrities' We Can't Believe Are Still 'Famous'

One weird thing about celebrity (and there are several) is that there's this underlying notion that fame is only for those who truly deserve it, as though it's some kind of honorable reward we bestow upon people for talent. But prestige and fame are two different animals, which has only become more and more clear in… » 6/01/13 4:30pm 6/01/13 4:30pm

Tan Mom's Music Video Is a Retina-Scorching Shitshow

Tuck it away between McGriddles and that guy whose only dream in life is to be a human maxi pad in the Apocalypse Already Happened, We Just Missed It File: I have seen Patricia "Tan Mom" Krentcil's rap video, and it's AWFUL, but so awful that it's basically the 2013 version of "the Entertainment" from Infinite Jest.… » 5/20/13 9:00am 5/20/13 9:00am

Chris Brown Scares Neighborhood Kids with Goblin Murals, Apparently

The unlucky rich people living next to millionaire pop singer/domestic abuse enthusiast Chris Brown have taken issue with a series of grinning, fang-toothed red goblin heads that he’s had painted on the curb of his Hollywood Hills home. Apparently, the goblins are scaring all the neighborhood children. » 5/12/13 11:30am 5/12/13 11:30am

Breaking: Tan Mom Has Stopped Tanning

When we last saw Tan Mom, she was telling us that if we didn't like her, it's because we are jealous, fat and ugly. Now, Tan Mom — aka Patricia Krentcil — is in the latest issue of In Touch, with an announcement: She has accepted the mag's challenge to stay out of UV rays — real and artificial — for an entire month.… » 8/01/12 3:30pm 8/01/12 3:30pm

Can Woody Allen Save Lindsay Lohan's Career?

Last night, Oscar winning director Woody Allen and professional trainwreck Lindsay Lohan were seen dining together at "fancy-schmancy" restaurant Phillippe. Apparently they've been discussing the idea of LL starring in a future Woody Allen flick. He loves a pretty young muse; she needs some credibility. Win-win? [TMZ] » 5/07/12 9:00am 5/07/12 9:00am

If You Don't Like Tan Mom, You're Just Jealous, Fat and Ugly

Guys. Is Tan Mom drunk? Is she slurring a little? And what is she talking about?
"Everything is dangerous."
"I tan, a rela — you know — one, once in a, three, four times a week. It's my relaxation."
"Any mother that says something or doesn't even know me… They don't have children."
"It's a blush."
"I don't sit in… » 5/04/12 12:45pm 5/04/12 12:45pm

Tan Mom, Looking Tanner than Ever, Is Diagnosed With Tanorexia

Avid tanner Patricia Krentcil was in court yesterday, pleading not guilty to child endangerment charges after school officials suspected that she took her 5-year-old child into a tanning booth. As part of a segment on ABC's Good Morning America, Krentcil said, "I've been tanning my whole life." » 5/03/12 12:15pm 5/03/12 12:15pm