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Ashlee Simpson, the originator of the "sad clown hoedown" and the younger sibling of Nick Lachey's ex-wife, is now carrying the baby of Diana Ross's baby, E! News reports. She's having Diana Ross's grandchild. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Earlier this month, fashion's fanciest gathered in Salzburg for the annual Chanel Métiers d'Art collection. The runway show, meant to showcase the brand's couture bona fides, was held in a palace, featured Alpine-inspired looks and models looped around...
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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In today's Tweet Beat, Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth are the coolest 90s girls, Azealia Banks gets it right re: teens, and John Stamos loves his bros. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Bill O'Reilly remains a fool on a soap box and this time he decided to throw respectability politics, racist stereotypes and what I'm sure he'll dismiss as "humor" at the son of Martin Luther King Jr. Instead of "I Can't Breathe" shirts, O'Reilly said...
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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An Irish woman in her mid-to-late 20s is being kept alive on life support against her family's wishes because she is 16 weeks pregnant. The woman is reported to be clinically brain-dead after suffering severe head trauma and a subsequent blood clot in...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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DISPATCH from the UNDISCLOSED LOCATION where I've been living since dropping the TRUTH BOMB that ARIANA GRANDE IS ACTUALLY A BABY . Big Sean, the baby's BOYFRIEND, denies that she is a BABY who gets CARRIED EVERYWHERE. Once AGAIN, only WE can be TRUSTED...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Tonight marks the end of an era: legendary singer Darlene Love will perform "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" for the last time on The Late Show With David Letterman, closing the chapter on a nearly 30-year annual tradition. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Ellie Shechet | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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In today's Tweet Beat, Courtney Stodden makes an appearance because it's been awhile, Mara Wilson asks an important question Stephen Colbert drops the satire. Maybe. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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In the midst of those emails between Sony executives concluding that black actors don't play well overseas, it seems Idris Elba is an outlier—a particularly sexy outlier. Embattled Sony Head Amy Pascal declared via email that the Brit should be the...
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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The very important sounding, definitely-not-bored Rossen Reports team at Today has discovered that several retailers are re-selling your GROSS UNMENTIONABLES. Noted Underwear Expert Tiffany Yanneta sounds off:Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Ellie Shechet | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Want to watch The Cosby Show over holiday break without feeling like you're covered in maggots? Planning on enjoying the sitcom's sibling shenanigans on the one channel—Hi Centric—that hasn't ended their syndication of the 1980s blockbuster series?...
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Friday, December 19, 2014
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In response to a Freedom of Information Act request from Jezebel and at least one other news outlet, the University of Virginia has released a series of emails between the school and Rolling Stone. The emails outline how the school dealt with media requests...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Friday, December 19, 2014
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You can practically feel the Internet powering down as we careen toward Christmas. So there's really no better time for the cast of Orange Is the New Black to release their very own take on "The 12 Days of Christmas," rewritten for Litchfield. (Via Decider.)...
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Gawker Radio Station Apologizes for Letting a DJ Get a Rimjob on the Air | Gizmodo Obama: Sony Made a Mistake Pulling The Interview | Kotaku What People Get Wrong About PewDiePie, YouTube's Biggest Star | Lifehacker A Basic Guide to the Countless Birth...
From: Jezebel | By: Jane-Claire Quigley | Friday, December 19, 2014
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The holidays are a time for breaking bread with loved ones, spreading cheer and putting the Christ back in Christmas. It's also, most importantly, the time for PRESENTS and we want to hear about the best and worst gifts that you've ever been given.Read...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Zosia Mamet, actor of Girls and a really cool part on Mad Men among other things, has a band. It is named Chacha. Despite recent good experiences with good actors who are also in good bands, I feel we as a society may be pushing our luck in the realm...
From: Jezebel | By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | Friday, December 19, 2014
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When I began Shade Court, I did so because I wanted to provide a public service and to preserve the good name of shade. There was a brief moment when I worried that perhaps I would do my job too well and shade would cease to be inappropriately invoked...
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Four years ago, an account named "PewDiePie" uploaded a video to YouTube. It was about Minecraft. The video featured what sounded like a young man laughing heartily at an unlucky zombie that had gotten stuck in a tree. The commentary wasn't in English—it...
From: Gawker | By: Patricia Hernandez | Friday, December 19, 2014
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The two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate 19 times to appease a mythical creature known as the Slender Man have been deemed competent by a judge to stand trial. They will both be charged as adults, at least initially, despite...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Joni Mitchell spoke to Vogue about her new box set, which contains more than 50 songs from over the course of her career, and also about the utter lack of creativity of the youngins. All in all, she sounded very Joni Mitchell. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kara Brown | Friday, December 19, 2014
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This is a new, semi-regular cooking column by Jean Grae.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Jean Grae | Friday, December 19, 2014
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"Josh has given me the who's been naughty and who's been nice list and we're going to use it to take some questions," President Obama said at the beginning of his end-of-the year press conference, referencing Josh Earnest, White House Press Secretary....
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Friday, December 19, 2014
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America's most upscale tabloid People held its annual awards show last night, acknowledging the most influential people of its 2014 or whatever-whatever. People being People, its red carpet attracted quite the coterie of A-listers, wearing a range of...
From: Jezebel | By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | Friday, December 19, 2014
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The latest installment in Into the Gloss's wonderful Top Shelf series features Lindsay Lohan, lots of photos of Lohan's artfully set-decorated room (hotel room, probs) in London (check the Polaroid of her and Terry Richardson, the unopened bottle of...
From: Jezebel | By: Jia Tolentino | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Here's your first look at Queen Latifah as blues legend Bessie Smith for HBO's bio-pic Bessie. Based on her expression, she knows something you don't know.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Friday, December 19, 2014
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At the end of every year, it seems like our society is allowing more and more room for hot garbage to fill our pop charts. We say this not as haters of pop music—we are not one of those finger-waggy assholes who thinks that Katy Perry, for example,...
From: Jezebel | By: Jezebel Staff | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Humans didn't invent the idea of combining sex and commerce. Plenty of animals are willing to mate, only if the price is right. Here are 10 animals who will offer sex for reasons other than just preserving the species.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Esther Inglis-Arkell | Friday, December 19, 2014
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"This is the TNT cypher," says Kenny Smith, introducing this incredibly delightful five minutes of the Inside the NBA men struggling to keep up with Nicki Minaj. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Jia Tolentino | Friday, December 19, 2014
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TGIF, here's Amber Rose dancing with Chris Brown to "Back That Azz Up" in a club. "Back That Azz Up" is a song that makes you want to back that ass up, so that's what Amber Rose (who's pretty good at dancing) did and someone caught it on video.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Clover Hope | Friday, December 19, 2014
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That great WHOOSHING sound you just heard was the entire world rushing to set "Good morning, everybody. Mavis here," as their voicemail greeting and ringtone.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Friday, December 19, 2014
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The San Diego State chapter of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity has been officially closed after members were accused of harassing anti-rape demonstrators. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Ellie Shechet | Friday, December 19, 2014
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A self-published erotica author who goes by Valeria O. has written a thinly-veiled work of fiction about Gamergate, in which a video game designer gets gang-raped by a group of men offended by her latest game. Holy shit, Valeria. Holy shit. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Running a little behind on the seasonal decor? Me too! Don't you worry, though—I've got here in my hot little hands the magazine that's gonna save our bacon, by telling us everything we need to know to throw the perfect all-American Baby Boom-era Christmas...
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Friday, December 19, 2014
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The unbelievable shitstorm surrounding the Rolling Stone story about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia isn't showing the slightest signs of dying down. The numerous and serious questions about how the story was handled have all pretty...
From: Jezebel | By: Anna Merlan | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Because a royal's work is never done (if you consider circling the world for photo ops "work," of course), Prince Harry recently visited the African nation of Lesotho to check in on the efforts of Sentebale, the children's charity he cofounded. They're...
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Congress confirmed 12 new federal judges and 12 new executive appointments this week and the line-up is looking a lot like ABC's new schedule—diverse.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Hillary Crosley | Friday, December 19, 2014
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A judge has declared a mistrial against Devar Hurd, Ashanti's longtime stalker, who was in court on charges of stalking, criminal contempt and harassment. Hurd has already served two years in prison on a prior stalking charge for harassing Ashanti's...
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Is West Coast love god Miguel feeling a lil' way post- D'Angelo drop ? Probably not—he's as big a fan of the hallowed soul singer as the rest of us—but it's kinda interesting timing that he would sidle up to Soundcloud and unexpectedly release three...
From: Jezebel | By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | Friday, December 19, 2014
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The Voyager, Jenny Lewis's new album, was produced by Ryan Adams, and he's been touring a bit with her and performing her track "She's Not Me" himself, so it was only a matter of time that they'd join each other on a stage where the masses could view...
From: Jezebel | By: Kate Dries | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Normally, Santa Claus is decked out in an unflattering, matchy-matchy red-and-white suit that screams 1800s. The Santa of 2014 would nevuh. So Joint London reimagined St. Nick as a jolly man who spreads the joy of Christmas and also spends everythang...
From: Jezebel | By: Clover Hope | Friday, December 19, 2014
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The Smoking Gun reports that 57-year-old Catherine Crump of Waukegan, Il. has filed a trademark petition with the US Patent and Trademark Office to register Eric Garner's last words for use on "Clothing, namely hoodies, t-shirts for men, women, boys,...
From: Jezebel | By: Jia Tolentino | Friday, December 19, 2014
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On Thursday, December 18, Comedy Central aired the last-ever episode of The Colbert Report, a series that—after nearly a decade on the air—will go down as one of the finest examples of satire in the history of comedy. This is my eulogy. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Madeleine Davies | Friday, December 19, 2014
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The Colbert Report aired its final episode tonight and it was as funny and over-the-top as everyone expected. But the best part had to be the finale's ending musical number which was downright badass. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Did you lose a couple of followers today on Instagram? If you're Rihanna, you lost 1.2 million on Thursday. Kim Kardashian lost 1.3 million. Even beloved talk show host grand diva Oprah saw her Instagram follower count drop.Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Because he's a fraud. There I said it. They hate him because he's a fraud and when his advice is checked, it turns out that it's complete bullshit and that chewing saffron extract will do jack all to make you a leaner, meaner sex machine. Is anyone else...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Through a statement from his attorney, Bill Cosby said his comment last week asking the black media to remain unbiased was "misconstrued" and then criticized a prominent black journalist's "mean-spirited and reckless rhetoric."Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Ever wondered how those glorious ballet tutus are produced? Watch with your own eyes as one "pancake"-style creation takes shape. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Most of us hate going to the gym. It's intimidating and, unless you're Hamilton Nolan, you don't even know how to use half the machines and weights. So when Planet Fitness showed up and started offering pizza nights and massage chairs, it all sounded...
From: Jezebel | By: Mark Shrayber | Friday, December 19, 2014
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The holidays are almost upon us—Christmas trees are twinkling in all the windows, stores are gouging prices for last minute shoppers and your neighbor had his first loud, drunk fight with his in-laws. It's definitely time to bust out the holiday-themed...
From: Jezebel | By: Rebecca Rose | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Marissa Mayer has been running Yahoo for more than two years now. And it's starting to look like she might be dancing on the edge of the glass cliff. Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Kelly Faircloth | Friday, December 19, 2014
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