Do Not Believe What You Read About Kelly Ripa’s Fingernails

There is a nasty rumor going around town that must be cleared up immediately. Perhaps you’ve heard it! Perhaps you haven’t! The point is, it’s out there—in The Globe, specifically—and needs to be quashed: Kelly Ripa does not eat her cuticles, she does not think they “taste like chicken,” and her Live With Kelly and…

TLC and Robyn Turned Down '...Baby One More Time,' Which Was Perfectly Innocent, by the Way

Sometimes, when I want to watch the history of pop culture unfold from the days of tying up the landline to this bunghole we have here, I take a trip down the Wayback Machine to a destination which I think best captures the most innocent to misogynistic hours of the Internet, BritneySpears dot com. In 1999, Britney…

Beyoncé Changes Her Email Address Every Week (Or at Least the One She Gave Ed Sheeran)

In a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight that’s currently making the rounds, Ed Sheeran revealed the process by which his new duet with Beyoncé (“Perfect”) came to be. “I have an email address that I email...that actually changes every week,” Sheeran said. “So I emailed that and then we got on the phone. It’s…

Anna Paquin Backs Up Ellen Page's Claim That Brett Ratner Outed Her 

Anna Paquin says she was there when Brett Ratner allegedly looked at a woman standing next to Ellen Page and said: “you should fuck her to make her realize she’s gay”–while Page was only 18, before she had publicly come out. Page alleges Ratner said this at a “meet and greet” before filming X Men: The Last Stand, in…

In Sync We Trust: Pop Music's History of Lip-Syncing (and Lying About It)

Read her lips: Britney Spears is pissed and she wants credit. In a recent interview that ran on Israeli TV, the pop diva decried those who accuse her of lip-syncing. “A lot of people think that I don’t sing live,” Spears said. “Because I’m dancing so much I do have a little bit of playback, but there’s a mixture of my…