The mysterious "woman in black," who became an object of national fascination as she walked through several Southern states swathed in a black veil, has finally reached her destination. The local cops are asking everyone to please leave her the hell alone.
Because everybody's got a thing about them that makes them special enough to be targeted by advertisers, hair care companies have figured out that selling shampoo to Muslim women is where they're going to make a lot of money.
Just in case y'all were wondering, today is "World Hijab Day," a day meant to celebrate a woman's right to wear hijab. First created back in 2004 in response to the start of Sarkozy's war on covered ladies in France, it has become a day to make a statement against bans on veiling — particularly in the West.
Damascus, October 20: Syrian women pass in front of a shop selling veils at the popular old al-Hamidiyah souk. Image via AP.]
Every time news about another hijab/niqab/burqa ban hits the press, editors rejoice: this is their chance to coin THE ultimate veil pun. Problem is, there's simply no such thing as a good veil pun.
• A UK survey found that three out of five people would take revenge on a cheating spouse, with most respondents targeting the car. True to the stereotype, women were more likely to feast on the dish best served cold.
Last night's episode of The Price Of Beauty focused on Morocco, and Jessica found herself being criticized for showing off her legs.
• Despite their pleas to help "poor Haitian children," a Vegas crowd booed party-crashers Michaele and Tareq Salahi, reports People. "We're sick of it," says Tareq. "We were invited to the White House and that will come out." •
Initially, when Anna and I decided to attend New York Magazine's Weddings Showcase, we figured it would be a great opportunity to make fun of all the maniacal brides-to-be, harried maids of honor and opinionated mothers looking for chic and modern ways to piss away $100K on a party celebrating a union that has less…