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15 Cases of Celebrity Splitsville

15 Cases of Celebrity Splitsville

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, Olivia Wilde and Tao Ruspoli, Leah Messer and Corey Simms… is it just me, or have there been more than the usual celebrity splits lately? Maybe it IS just me; they do tend to happen frequently and dramatically. Furthermore, it’s rare the celeb split that manages to fly under the radar. In fact, let’s take a look at some other high-profile celebrity splits, shall we? More »

Crush Links: Best Wishes to Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth!

Crush Links: Best Wishes to Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth!

Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth are (reportedly) getting married today! (People)

A legal technicality  could save LiLoLi, rather – from going to jail for her alleged probation violation. (TMZ)

Bret Michaels is suing the Tony Awards, claiming that his near-fatal brain hemorrhage resulted from not being informed how to properly exit the stage and getting smacked in the head as a result. (Us Magazine) More »

Am I Right Ladies? The Sweet Smell of Celebrity

Am I Right Ladies? The Sweet Smell of Celebrity

I’ve always said if the perfume fits, WEAR IT, amirightladies? Okay, I’ve never said that. But what I have said numerous times to no one in particular (because no one is listening) is that the one thing I love more than pretending I’m a celebrity is smelling like one. Thank God some of the most fabulous famous womyn out there make it easy to bathe in their scent. Let’s honor the memory of the celebrity perfume original gangstress, Elizabeth Taylor, and chat about some of the best fragrances out there. Hiding the smell of sadness is wrong then please don’t tell me otherwise, amirightladies? More »

Westboro Baptist Church Will Picket Elizabeth Taylor’s Funeral

Westboro Baptist Church Will Picket Elizabeth Taylor's Funeral

Not content to simply condemn most celebrities — most people, really — to hell, the kids of the Westboro Baptist Church want to remind us of the sins of these dearly departed, by picketing at their funerals. In December it was Elizabeth Edwards; now their latest target is Elizabeth Taylor, who passed away yesterday.

While the rest of us were saying “Rest In Peace” to this film icon, Megan Phelps-Roper and Margie Phelps, both daughters to hateful pastor Fred Phelps, tweeted offensive messages deriding her memory. More »

Crush Links: Is Lindsay Lohan Brave to Not Accept the Plea Deal?

Crush Links: Is Lindsay Lohan Brave to Not Accept the Plea Deal?

Lindsay Lohan has decided not to accept the plea deal and go to trial. Basically, this could go really well or really terribly for her. (TMZ)

Carrie Fisher said daughter of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, who famously divorced because Eddie fell in love with Elizabeth Taylor, said, “If my father had to divorce my mother for anyone, I’m so grateful it was Elizabeth.” (People)

Simiarly, Debbie Reynolds said, of her enemy turned friend, Elizabeth Taylor, “I’m glad she’s in a better place.” (Us Weekly)
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The Best and Worst Elizabeth Taylor Obituaries

The Best and Worst Elizabeth Taylor Obituaries

Elizabeth Taylor was one of the most famous actors of our time, her legendary beauty, style and of course talent was something that was always admired. She gave support to AIDS research by starting a foundation in memory of her close friend Rock Hudson (who died of the disease). She was glamorous, savvy and talented, winning two Oscars. Her nickname was “One Shot Liz” for being able to do a scene in one take, I had to do a double take when reading some of the obits all over the internet. Some are downright hateful, and others brazenly rude. I am appalled. The fact that so many people have forgotten what a star Liz Taylor was is just depressing.
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Style Crush: Elizabeth Taylor

Style Crush: Elizabeth Taylor

Sad news today: legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor has passed away at the age of 79. Liz was known for many things: her brilliant eyes, her superb body of work that won her two Oscars, her volatile relationship with Richard Burton, her AIDS activism, and her incredible, inimitable style. Here’s a look back and some of Elizabeth’s most elegant looks More »