Topic: Janet Jackson

Fact Vs. Rumor: An Idiot’s Guide To The Already Idiotic Jackson Family Drama

Fact Vs. Rumor: An Idiot's Guide To The Already Idiotic Jackson Family Drama

There’s been a lot of insanity these past few days surrounding the guardianship of Michael Jackson‘s children. Just like when Michael was alive, nothing having to do with him can ever be normal, but the kids are getting increasingly sucked in now that he’s not around to protect them. With fights, police reports, and potential kidnappings (or not!), this shit is getting more confusing by the day. Here’s my attempt at separating fact from rumor. More »

Janet Jackson Offers Sound Advice To Whitney Houston’s Daughter, Bobbi Kristina

Janet Jackson Offers Sound Advice To Whitney Houstonâs Daughter, Bobbi Kristina

Concerns for Whitney Houston‘s family following her death have boiled down to a real focus on her teenage daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown. While not evaluating her singing capabilities, the public’s condolences for the suicidal teen are immense. And even Janet Jackson, no stranger to familial loss and fame herself, shared some surprisingly concrete advice for the young woman. More »

15 Celebrity Wardrobe Malfunctions

15 Celebrity Wardrobe Malfunctions

To be fair, wardrobe malfunctions happen to all of us. They’re just funnier when they happen to celebrities. So what are we going to do about that? Laugh, of course. Heartily. You’ll notice that Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears are absent here; this is largely because I’m pretty convinced their numerous wardrobe malfunctions are intentional and therefore not funny. What you WILL find here, though, are 15 cases of celebrities unexpectedly doing valiant battle with their clothing. Sometimes they win; sometimes they lose; but either way, everyone can have a good laugh about it the next day. Carry on!

(Oh, also, this gallery is slightly NSFW, in case you hadn’t guessed.) More »

Crushable Books: Stories Rob Lowe Only Tells His Many Many Many Friends

Crushable Books: Stories Rob Lowe Only Tells His Many Many Many Friends

Rob Lowe has written a memoir entitled Stories I Only Tell My Friends. Before reading the book, you might guess the title is a marketing ploy. If these are stories he only tells his friends, then you, by buying the book, have befriended Rob Lowe! He’s letting you in!

After reading his epic, however, you realize this title was Lowe’s idea, but some editor axed his original subtitle. Because, obviously Mr. Lowe wanted the cover to read Stories I Only Tell My Friends (Charlie, Demi, Martin, Emilio, Tom, Patrick, Bill, John Jr., and Sean). While all celebrity autobiographies are bound to suffer from some name dropping, its the element of surprise that really brings Lowe’s famous friends from footnote to the forefront. More »

Gallery: Celebs In Fake Mustaches

Gallery: Celebs In Fake Mustaches

Not to brag or anything, but we’re kind of a fake mustache connoisseur. So when Miley Cyrus showed up to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night with a bushy brown handlebar we couldn’t help but take notice. Who else has sported the faux-facial-hair look? Don your best finger stache and have a look at our gallery. More »

Janet Jackson’s Memoir Reminds World Why It’s Better To Not Be A Jackson

Janet Jackson's Memoir Reminds World Why It's Better To Not Be A Jackson

Michael Jackson and his brothers and sisters had the gift of fame at a very young age. But they also had the non-gift of a very abusive family that was apparently unconcerned with child labor laws. And in case anyone was wondering how those kids went from adorable singing Jackson Fives to mentally unstable plastic surgery lovers, Janet Jackson is here to remind us of that causal link.

The singer is doing a press tour for her new memoir True You, and it promises to reveal lots of dirt from her childhood. Like this realization she had early on:

“The message was also clear — to be successful, I had to change the way I looked.”

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