Arguments for: Don’t laugh. He owned Beijing and unless you’ve forgotten the 2008 Games were the most watched in history, propelled by the flippers of Dolphin Boy and then carried away on a Lightning Bolt But Bolt is not American. And America is the land of endorsements. Phelps’s success made him a marketing machine. Full Story
Arguments for: Pippy is trying to be a man. His team would most definitely push for the title. And hard. They’d probably even “exchange” several “exclusives” as part of the deal. People Magazine would definitely consider the arrangement Wooing a new readerbase. It’s no accident that Us Weekly has a twat from The Hills on its cover every other week. Full Story
Arguments for: Ummm…look at him You know his wife is lobbying hard for it Has ingratiated himself in American culture, permanent fixture at Laker games etc. High profile celebrity friendships Underwear ads with his man junk on display everywhereArguments against Too desperate His wife doesn’t eat, makes the MiniVan feel fat Is not American An imminent temporary move to Italy Still can’t shake the cheater image I don’t like his hair anymoreODDS: 13 to 1 Full Story
Arguments for: He’s making a big push for Australia and he’s a loin rubbing beast in the movie Wolverine is due out next year, a major vehicle for his hotness and likely a massive box office performer Great personality, no scandal, no drama, committed family manArguments against: Epics are tricky. Full Story
Arguments for: Bond, James Bond. And everything that comes with The film will be released November 14, perfectly timed for the SMA announcement He rejuvenated the franchise, has retained an irresistible air of mystery, and looks f-cking ridiculous sick in a suitArguments against: In an election year, will People name a non-American as the Sexiest Man Alive? And especially one playing a character so through and through British? Again, like Bale and RDJ, it’s not his thing. Full Story
Arguments for: He’s Brad Pitt. He’s always in contention He is a two time holder of the SMA title. No man has ever been awarded 3 times. If there’s to be a first, he would be it The year of the Holy Twins and People scored the official photos. There could also be a deal in the works, especially since Team Pitt will be pushing for an Oscar run Benjamin Button has the early Oscar lead Has been active socially with Make It Right and his stance against Prop 8 The intoxicating appeal of the current iteration of Brad Pitt as a doting father and family man Oprah asked him backArguments against: Has enough time passed? Angelina Jolie is a polarising figure. Full Story
Arguments for: Will Smith has box office super powers He is the total package: gorgeous, no scandals, picture perfect family, solid marriage Seven Pounds is his Oscar push. He wants it badly. He’ll do anything to get there Denzel Washington is the only African American who has secured this title. Full Story
Tonight. LA. Madge, Justin, AND Britney. One stage. Together.
Word is JT is performing with her during 4 Minutes and Britney during Human Nature.
S,Q, to the U, double E.
Am losing my sh-t already. Madge makes miracles happen!
If you have tickets, I hate you.
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Yours in gossip,
Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson hit up a diamond shoppe in Beverly Hills today perhaps because in spite of the best efforts of her agent, Lilo is still outta work. As such, stirring up some lesbian engagement rumours also sells photos. Or maybe it’s a f-ck you to Prop 8 and the ignorance that supported it. Full Story
Britney won at the MTV EMAs tonight in Liverpool but was not there to receive her award. Instead, she sent a video message from what she said was the set of her new video Circus. As you can see, she’s rockin’ the old Hollywood hair. Likey? And tonight, as you know, it’s on stage with Her Madgesty. Full Story