What's the real message here about body image?
Last night PITNBr OG Emily sent me a link to a D-Listed article, and if I ever had any doubts about whether or not Beyoncé was photoshopping her Instagram pictures, it’s gone now. She’s definitely doing it—or, more likely, someone is doing it for her (and doing a pretty wack job too). I know some people might think everyone is making a big deal about something that’s not a big deal, but it really irks me that she does this! Photoshopping those big, beautiful, perfect thighs just feels like a crime against humanity/feminism, and I need to get my feelings out. Click inside for more!
Posted under: Beyoncé Knowles
He also may have killed her with an unauthorized biopsy
Ugh. New details are starting to emerge from the investigation into the death of Joan Rivers who, as you may know, passed away about a week after she suffered cardiac arrest while she underwent an outpatient medical procedure on her throat at a NYC medical center. It is being reported today that the doctor who performed the throat procedure on her not only took a selfie photo with Joan‘s unconscious body but also performed an unauthorized biopsy that she did NOT sign off on, which may have led to her eventual death. If any of this is true, it would be outrageous to know that Joan Rivers died as a result of such gross unprofessionalism :( More »
Posted under: Gwen Korovin, Joan Rivers
"At my concerts, I make sure everybody has as good a time as possible."
So … yesterday we got to see video of Kanye West inadvertently yelling at a couple of wheelchair-bound concert goers in Sydney, Australia and today we get to hear Kanye‘s response to the release and circulation of that video. In case you are unaware, Kanye stopped his concert in Sydney and demanded that every single person in the audience stand up on their feet. He refused to resume the concert until EVERY SINGLE PERSON was standing up. He saw two people sitting down and he kept berating them from the stage until they stood up. He even sent his security detail to go find out why they were still seated after he commanded them to stand and discovered that the people sitting down were doing so because they were in wheelchairs. West performed a show in Brisbane, Aus last night and commented from the stage about the incident … and as you can imagine, he did so in spectacular Kanye West fashion. More »
Posted under: Kanye West
Lindsay wouldn't exploit a dead woman for press, would she?
Lindsay Lohan gave an interview recently where she recounted an astounding story from her time a few years ago when she was forced to do community service at the LA County Morgue as punishment for one of her numerous crimes. Lindsay maintained that she was forced to handle the dead body of Whitney Houston as part of her community service. An official from the LA County Morgue has come out with a statement denying that Lindsay did any such thing, revealing that she flat out lied about having access to Houston‘s dead body. Is it really possible that Lindsay Lohan would LIE about something so terrible just for a little press? More »
"STAND UP! STAND UP! STAND UP!"
A few days ago, a story about Kanye West demanding that a pair of wheelchair-bound concert goers stand up during one of his concerts in Sydney, Australia started to make the rounds and, as you can see above, video footage of the incident has finally come to light. As you may have heard, Kanye stopped his concert that night and demanded that every single person in the audience stand up on their feet. He noticed that two people remained seated and he focused on them, demanding that they stand up or he would not continue the concert. It eventually was revealed that the concert goers he was yelling at where confined to their wheelchairs, showing Kanye to be an insensitive ass. The video is really awkward to watch but it does give you a very good understanding for the kind of person Kanye West truly is. Ugh.
In case you missed the original story, you can read about it below. More »
Posted under: Kanye West
PITNBr DJ FTW! And Other Awesomeness In Comments This Week!
It’s Sunday night and I may be losing my mind a bit. Somewhere between the start of First grade for one son, the start of Pre-K for another, and a third getting way more teeth than necessary, I think I’ve officially become one of those crazy mothers whoo just wants to put the kids to bed so she can catch up on The Strain, and make 10 sandwiches for the week. All of that to say, THANK YOU PITNBrs for another week of hilarious, awesome commentary to take my mind off the fact that I am probably losing my mind. Click inside for moooore!
That Ish Cray Of-The-Day
This is my favorite thing of all time. Period. I’m in my living room cracking up and I can’t stop. Please peep the video for more… I cannot stop laughing/watching. And click inside are my favorite quotes from Elders React to the Fifty Shades of Grey Trailer!
"We were shocked because it looked so serious.”
The good news is that rapper Kanye West was able to perform his concert in Melbourne, Australia on Wednesday night … the troubling news is that he had to be hospitalized just hours before due to a seeming major health scare earlier that day. According to an eyewitness source, Kanye was rushed to Epworth Hospital in Richmond (Melbourne) with a sheet covering half of his face. Altho no one will confirm the scare officially, this eyewitness explains what she saw that day. According to her, the fear was that Kanye had either suffered a seizure or was about to suffer a seizure in the hospital. Yikes. Thankfully, everything turned out well since Kanye was released and was able to perform later that night but still … it sounds like he endured a harrowing afternoon in the hospital this week. More »
Posted under: Kanye West
Has there ever been a more tragic headline?
For some time now, there have been rumors going around that Taylor Swift and Katy Perry have been experiencing some bad blood ever since Katy started dating John Mayer … after he dated Taylor Swift. As you may recall, things ended so badly between Taylor and John that she wrote a song about the couple’s failed relationship, which bummed out John exceedingly (he reportedly fired back with a song about Taylor Swift, too). When Katy started dating John, it has been said, the friendship between Taylor and Katy ended. Today we learn that there may be some credence to those rumors because in her new cover story interview with Rolling Stone, Taylor confirms that she wrote a new song titled Bad Blood about a “straight-up enemy” that is supposedly Katy Perry. Katy posted a tweet yesterday that seems to confirm the feud … and here we are, with two incredibly talented and successful women fighting in the public eye over a douchebag ex-boyfriend. Ugh. WHY?! More »
A whole universe of WTF
*Deep breath* Okay. I almost want to take back every single thing I wrote in that piece that was sort of in defense of Stephen A. Smith‘s comments about domestic violence. I almost want to say—nevermind, I was kidding. Or, more to the point, I was wrong. But it’s hard to admit when you’re wrong, so I’ll just say that seeing this footage makes me want to have an entirely different conversation. People. WHAT are we doing? Why am I looking at a video of a man knocking out his wife and dragging (and kicking—because at the 0:57 mark, he actually KICKS HER UNCONSCIOUS BODY) his wife out of an elevator. Before we even get to the incredible, effed up-ness of it all, I also have to say that there’s a part of me that doesn’t want to post this. If it was me, and I was in an abusive relationship, I would not want video evidence of my abuse on the internet. People are making GIFs in an attempt to show the severity of the attack, but I really feel for Janay Palmer. She’s married to him now, and I feel like I just don’t know what to say… other than that, we all need to do better as parents? Like, somewhere, somebody’s parents f—ed up, and now we have this video as a result. I also want to stress that what we are looking at may feel shocking, but IT IS NOT UNCOMMON. It is, instead, quite common. So, like I said, we need to do better. Click inside for more.
Posted under: Janay Palmer, Ray Rice