*I don’t know about you, but I did secretly wonder how long the Barbie doll was going to stay skinny and white. What with everything else changing, why not Barbie after all these years.
Yeah, I know. Somewhere in your memory you recall somebody saying something about a changed Barbie, but you can’t be sure. Well here’s something you can wrap your brain around. Here’s a change your Barbie-lover might appreciate.
Gone are the skinny legs and perfect thighs. Gone is the clear, white skin…Well, its still white but…Now the girl has gone and got acne…cellulite…and stretch marks! Continue reading →
*Well I just don’t know WHAT to think about this one. And I would sure appreciate your thoughts at the end.
We can understand when things don’t work out in a marriage, after a l-o-n-g while, you might start thinking about divorce. This was apparently the case with one couple – well, it was the case with the husband.
But here’s the thing. When he decided to let his wife in on the decision he had come to, which was to divorce her, he brought his new woman along to serve the divorce papers.
We all have friends and family we wish we could give the world to…do more for. Those who have been there for us through thick and thin; who always try to take care of everything for any and everybody.
Well apparently Cara Simmons is that person in her Cleveland, Ohio community. Her family, friends, and even her employer didn’t stutter when they proclaimed her most deserving of a break because she had not had one…ever!
They all got together with Prank It Forward, a campaign by Break.com dedicated to charity-based “pranks for good.” And boy oh boy, did they make her day!
*OK. I guess a recent interview with GQ magazine caught our boy Dave Chappelle having a “moment.” He said – apparently with a straight face – that he doesn’t think it was fair to force Donald Sterling to sell the team he has owned for 33 seasons, the Los Angeles Clippers. This, he says, in spite of the “awful” racial remarks made by the tenured businessman in a private phone conversation.
Well, with a straight face, I am thinking, “We’re talking about racist-ass Donald Sterling. Why should “fair” be part of the equation?”
Chappelle, 41, said that, ultimately, he doesn’t think the 80-year-old “Sterling should have lost his team.”
“I don’t like the idea that someone could record a secret conversation and that a person could lose their assets from that, even though I think what he said was awful,” he explained.
*Remember the woman who got sympathy from many after she was in court crying due to her arrest in Arizona? She had been charged with leaving her young children in a hot car.
Many felt her pain, after it was revealed that she wasn’t just being irresponsible; she had no other options, and left her two children in the car as she attended a job interview.
Now Shanesha Taylor, the mother who got the sympathy and widespread support from many, is being accused of misusing that charity money. She has allegedly spent thousands of dollars in donated money “to finish her baby daddy’s rap album,” a former supporter claims, according to the New York Daily News.
She quit being the character Izzy on “Grey’s Anatomy” years ago (her final episode aired Jan 21, 2010), and she is just now resurfacing on TV with her new NBC series, ” State of Affairs.”
But the wrath of Shonda Rhimes, the creator of the long-running show, who has made her negative feelings about Heigl public in interviews, is still following the actress.
A lot of times, when stars leave a hit show like a Grey’s Anatomy, without being fired, its because they either got a new series or want to try their hand at film. But Heigl’s absence from TV and film immediately following her resignation from the show (which her colleague, Ellen Pompeosaid was due to “hurt feelings” and money)appeared to be the first sign that Rhimes had been left with a bad taste in her mouth. And it didn’t help when rumors began to surface claiming the actress was a “Diva” and less than pleasant to work with.
But Katherine Heigl’s long absence has apparently given her time to think about some things (and most likely, she is getting guidance from a good publicist on the “how to’s” moving forward) and now she is taking the high road when she is asked about Rhimes.
“It sucks,” she told Mario Lopez. “I’m sorry that she feels that way, and I wish her nothing but greatness, and I have nothing negative to say about Shonda. I’m a big fan of her work. I watch Scandal every week. I’m sorry she’s left with such a crappy impression of me. I wish I could do something to change that. Maybe I will be able to someday.”
When Heigl made her much-publicized return to network television Monday with State of Affairs., she knew she didn’t come alone. She was aware that she brings a bad reputation about her professional behavior with her, and admits to Extra,
“There’s nothing I can do about this except to sort of prove it wrong.” And the only way for me to prove it wrong is for people to have a work experience with me that doesn’t speak to that at all,” she adds.
Watch her interview with Mario Lopez directly below:
*They say one person’s loss is another persons’ gain? Well that was definitely the case when a semi-truck carrying up to 30,000 pounds of frozen Butterball turkeys flipped over after trying to make a sharp turn and spilled diesel and thousands of Thanksgiving meals headed for Costco.
But stores can’t sell food that has spilled on the road (the turkeys remained safe in cardboard boxes) so the poultry is headed to the Alameda County Food Bank in Oakland, where the homeless will be fed, according to spokesman Michael Altfest. Some of the turkeys will be shared with shelters in Contra Costa County, too. Continue reading →