Kim Kardashian Spawns Feminist Controversy, Robert Downey Jr. Makes It All Better By Sporting Lederhosen
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God only knows how much I try to avoid the subject of politics in every facet of internet discussion, and I realize that Ann Coulter is the original internet (and cable news network) troll, so paying attention to the new Twitter spat between Meghan McCain and Ann seems like a fruitless endeavor. Apparently, Ann “jokingly suggested” that Meghan should be shot, and Meghan is firing back. Meghan should have refused to engage, and I should refuse to even look at this mess, but it’s still pounding away over there. (Us Weekly)
Harrison Ford begrudgingly answers questions about the new Star Wars mess, and his evasive manner (as well as his facial expression) would lead one to believe that he’s very upset about not being included in the movie (unlike Carrie Fisher). Doesn’t he realize what a huge bullet he’s dodged here? He must not remember a little adventure called Indiana Jones and the Pointless, Embarrassing Sequel. (Seriously? OMG! WTF?)
If you are having a terrible day, this is sure to brighten at least a few moments. Robert Downey Jr. wore lederhosen to the German premiere of Iron Man 3. That completely makes up for Gwyneth Paltrow’s boring ensemble, and RDJ is such a lovable dandy that he can pull this look off without exuding a slightly obnoxious vibe like, say, Gerard Butler would have done. (Lainey Gossip)
Earlier this week, critics lambasted Jay-Z and Beyonce for vacationing in Cuba. Now Jay has taken to his lifestyle website and posted a rap song that he whipped out in response to his detractors. Lyrics include transforming “Havana to Atlanta,” inviting President Barack Obama to “chill with me on the beach,” and insisting, “I still own the building, I’m still keeping my seat. Y’all buy that bullshit, you’d better keep y’all receipt.” (Life & Times)
It comes as no surprise that China has shut down Django Unchained on the very morning that it began showing in theaters. Quentin Tarantino even went the trouble to oversee special edits of the film just so his Chinese fans could somewhat enjoy this latest cinematic joyride, but alas, all copies of the film have been pulled while theaters are all citing “technical difficulties.” Riiight. (Film Drunk)
Ugh. As most of you are aware, Kim Kardashian is pregnant with Kanye West’s lovechild, and Kim has been parading around various metropolitan areas each and every day while squeezing into tight clothing (that looks terribly uncomfortable) all for the sake of being seen. Naturally, the media is all over Kim for appearing “fat,” but it’s difficult to be sympathetic to a woman whose built an empire upon a leaked sex tape and a fake marriage — let alone the obvious Weight Watchers contract waiting in the wings. At the moment, however, Gloria Steinem has declared that feminists should be outraged at the public treatment of Kim K. … and I just don’t know. (Celebitchy)
Somehow, I can’t compose list of links lately without Lindsay Lohan rising up like the scoby in a vat of kombucha tea, so let’s not fight it. Linds miraculously showed up as scheduled for the premiere of Scary Movie 5, and she’s preening next to Charlie Sheen as if they’ve both just arrived. In hell. (IDLYITW)
This sounds like a perfect exercise in Hollywood redundancy and the perfect way to ruin a good thing. The popular parental bedtime book, Go the Fuck to Sleep, is now being adapted as a feature film. Charlize Theron supposedly loves this book, but I doubt she’d sign on although you know that Samuel L. Jackson will do it in a heartbeat. (Vulture)
Some of you might disown me for admitting that I don’t watch “Parks & Recreation” because I am largely television illiterate and can’t seem to make it the television for anything that airs before 9pm CST. Still, almost anyone can appreciate the value of Amy Poehler and this massive supply of drunk Leslie Knope gifs. (Warming Glow)
Portia de Rossi remains the only reason that I’m going to check out the “Arrested Development” reunion when it hits Netflix. She covers the May issue of Out magazine to talk about all sorts of stuff, including why she and Ellen DeGeneres decided to never have children. Thank goodness for people who realize they don’t need to procreate to be fulfilled in life. (Out Magazine)
This list of the eight scariest single frames from movies hits a lot of marks, and it’s fairly obvious that Mischa Barton’s career highlight was her performance as the creepy, staring girl in The Sixth Sense. Sadly, I remain terrified of this moment in The Blair Witch Project to this very day. (Unreality)
In a not-so-scientific study, the average retirement age of a Victoria’s Secret angel has been determined as 28 years. Does it really matter though, and do dudes even truly enjoy lingerie, or is it just a major advertising ruse that has lasted for decades? Every man I’ve ever “known” has been perfectly content without messing around with cheap, tacky bras that fall apart after several washes. (Jezebel)
Kevin Bacon has just given us another reason to love Kevin Bacon by pointing out the misogyny of his hit show, “The Following.” Of course, one wonders whether Kevin Bacon realized the inherent misogyny involved with a crime drama that follows a serial killer who plucks his victims’ eyes out and only preys upon women. Conundrum. (Celebitchy)
I know this sort of video has probably been done before, but the quad split-screen effect really hits home while illustrating the inescapable tropes of romantic comedies. Yes, it truly breaks my heart to see Bridget Jones’s Diary included here, I have to admit that the glossy, well-lit shoe fits. (The High Definite)
Finally, this last video is a couple of weeks old, but it’s still worth a good gander from fans of “Justified.” Introducing Walton Goggins on Timothy Olyphant on Walton Goggins. Don’t worry, there are no spoilers from the past season here — unless you count the fake ones. (Ghost of a Flea)
Agent Bedhead lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She and her little black heart can be found at celebitchy.com.
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