Les News, 061712

  • Happy Father’s Day from Cats. [Buzzfeed]
  • Decoding Disney Dads [ONTD!]
  • Kate Middleton goes camping with kids. [PopSugar]
  • Madagascar 3 wins the weekend box office. [GossipCop]
  • Dolce & Gabbana finds a new fragrance muse. [Oh La La]
  • One of JC Penney‘s gay dads speaks. [Towleroad]
  • There’s a new hot-headed, crybaby in professional Tennis. [Newser]
  • Super Mario Bank [Heavy]
  • Adam Levine is headed for the big screen. [Idolator]
  • Reasons to love Elizabeth Banks. [Starpulse]
  • Meagan Good got hitched. [Global Grind]
  • Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively go grocery shopping. [LaineyGossip]
  • Will Forte (Saturday Night Live) is 42, Kevin Thornton of Color Me Badd is 43, Greg Kinnear is 49 and Barry Manilow is 69 years old. Click HERE to see who else is celebrating a birthday today.
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Happy Father’s Day From Hugh Jackman

Today is Father’s Day here in the US and to celebrate many of us are honoring our fathers both near and far. The same is true, undoubtedly, in the world of celeb dads … as you can well imagine. Over the weekend, daddy Hugh Jackman was spotted with his son Oscar Maximilian in NYC, NY and by the looks of it, the pair were engaged in a meaningful bit of quality time. The photos below show us exactly what Father’s Day is all about … those quite moments when dads do what dads do best. More »

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Rihanna Proudly Shows Off Her New Egyptian Falcon Tattoo

Rihanna, who clearly is a fan of tattoos, proudly posed for and showed off photos of her newest ink acquisition. Inspired by Egyptian artwork, Ri Ri paid a visit to her favorite tattoo artist, one Keith Bang Bang McCurdy, to get her 17th (?) tattoo on her ankle. Previously, Rihanna has had words and sayings tattooed on her body, this time she wanted an animal … an Egyptian falcon, to be exact. Check out photos of Ri Ri‘s newest tattoo below. More »

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Rodney King Passes Away At 47

Los Angeles resident Rodney King, who is best known as the man who suffered a brutal beating at the hands of LA police officers back in 1991, was found dead in his Rialito, CA home earlier today. As you may know, the 1992 LA riots erupted when the officers on trial for his beating were found not guilty of all charges, despite videotape evidence. Today, sadly, we learn that King was found dead at his home. According to initial reports, Rodney King drowned in his swimming pool. He was only 47 years old. More »

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Abercrombie & Fitch Is Facing A Masturbation Lawsuit

Before we could even finish jamming to their Call Me Maybe video dub, Abercrombie & Fitch disappointed us for what has to be, like, the 18th time since they’ve been in existence (and discriminating all over the place).  A&F model Benjamine Bower is suing his former employee for sending him on a photoshoot with a modeling agency that made him masturbate in front of the camera. Benjamin joins a host of others who have sued Abercrombie & Fitch over the years; he wants $1 million for the abuse suffered.

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China Sends Three Astronauts Into Space

Last month we watched as Space Exploration Technologies, a privately owned company, launched a space shuttle into space. About a week later, we learned that the SpaceX shuttle safely and successfully returned to Earth. Today we learn that China successfully launched a space shuttle of their own into space, carrying with it that country’s first female astronaut. Click below to see photos of the Shenzhou-9 spacecraft as it launched earlier today on the Long March 2F rocket and get your first look at the Chinese astronauts who rocketed into space — Liu Yang, Jing Haipeng and Liu Wang. More »

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Highs & Lows

Welp, I had a very interesting past 24 hours … full of amazing highs and, unfortunately, a pretty shitty low. Thankfully, the highs outweigh the lows but still … well, yeah, it’s been interesting. Last night, Darion and I made our way to downtown LA for a double feature of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The Craft. While we had the BEST time ever, I was very shocked to discover that my beautiful not-even-a-year-old car was viciously vandalized in the lit, attended parking lot I parked in. As upset as that made me, I couldn’t wallow because this morning I started my first day of marathon training with Team 2 End AIDS. See what I mean? Highs and lows. More »

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Les News, 061612

  • Have you seen her dragons? [Buzzfeed]
  • Madonna tours the world in style. [ONTD!]
  • The British Royal Family prepares for the annual Trooping of the Colour. [PopSugar]
  • Tone Loc collapses on stage. [GossipCop]
  • Italian Summer looks fun. [Oh La La]
  • 5th grader to deliver a speech supporting same-sex marriage. [Towleroad]
  • Nik Wallenda became the first person to walk a tightrope across Niagra Falls. [Newser]
  • Tim Burton‘s filmography gets animated. [Heavy]
  • Kelly Rowland gets spirited for Bicardi Rum. [Idolator]
  • The Cataracts talk tech + music. [arjanwrites]
  • Matthew McConaughey is named Hollywood’s Sexiest Dad. [Starpulse]
  • Rita Ora announces her debut album. [Global Grind]
  • Russell Crowe goes bike riding in Sydney, Australia. [LaineyGossip]
  • Eddie Cibrian is 39, John Cho is 40, Laurie Metcalf (Roseanne) is 57 and Eddie Levert of The O’Jays is 70 years old. Click HERE to see who else is celebrating a birthday today.
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First Look: Lindsay Lohan Back On Set After Her Bout Of Unconsciousness

Yesterday we learned the not-entirely-surprising news that Lindsay Lohan was reportedly found in an unconscious state in her hotel room near the set of her new Lifetime made for TV movie Liz & Dick. Thankfully, the hullabaloo turned out to be much ado about nothing. Paramedics were called and they determined that there was nothing wrong with Lindsay at all. Today we get to see a new photo of Lindsay on the set of her film late yesterday, hours after her medical scare working late into the night. As you can see in the photo below, Lindsay is fully conscious and seemingly hard at work. More »

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Watch: Clip From Eve’s Mini-Doc With Complex Magazine

Complex Magazine  is shooting a mini-documentary series called Reebok Classics and Eve– who is SORELY missed by hip-hop fans and rap itself– is next up for the ad campaign. I’m thrilled to see that Eve is a part of this, although I’m not ready to call her a “classic.” We need more Eve records! Which we may get… But in the meantime, we have her mini-doc. Watch an 11-minute clip and pics from the shoot inside.
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