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Barbra Streisand Was So Convinced She’d Be Famous As a Teen That She Hid Her Face at Work

Singer, actress, director, producer, model, writer, and mall owner Barbra Streisand was a guest on the most recent episode of Alec Baldwin’s podcast Here’s the Thing, and made a number of revelations about her childhood that I found to be somewhere in the gray area between delightfully eccentric and sort of worrying.…

Wendy Williams Flashes Wedding Ring in Defense Of Her Husband: 'I Stand By My Guy'

“It’s weird doing Hot Topics and being a hot topic,” Wendy Williams said at the beginning of her talk show’s iconic opening segment Tuesday morning. But viewers who were expecting a revealing discussion of rumors that her husband, Kevin Hunter, has been “living a double life” by cheating on her with a woman named…

Lola Kirke Critiques 'Taylor Fucking Swift' For Not Speaking Out Against Donald Trump

Lola Kirke, the Kirke sister who isn’t Jessa on Girls or married to Gossip Girl from Gossip Girl (that’s a spoiler, but I’m not sorry) but is the lead of Mozart in the Jungle, was interviewed by Vogue about her new movie, Gemini. I haven’t heard of Gemini, a thriller that premiered at SXSW this week, but it has an…

This Week In Tabloids: Kris Jenner and Scott Disick Are Doin' It and You Can't Stop Them

Welcome to Midweek Madness, where we find the strength to shuffle into the magazine store after taking a week off to digest last Tuesday’s events, look beyond the apocalyptic headlines at eye level and lift our heads up to the lighter fare—the stuff that’s both less important than it ever was, and an oddly reassuring…

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There's Nothing Embarrassing About Obsessing Over Taylor Swift & Kim Kardashian's Public Feud

It was Roman poet Juvenal who first said, “Two things only the people anxiously desire—bread and circuses” as a criticism of the layman’s priority for fun and food over more pressing intellectual and political pursuits. Take the phrase and make it carb-free (green juice and circuses?) and you have an encapsulation of…