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Celebrity parents who pimp out their children for fame.

Silas Is Already Useful

Maria Posted by Maria at April 16, 2015 18:56:45 April 16, 2015 18:56:45
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Kevin Mazur/ Getty Images

A few years ago, Kevin Jonas announced the birth of his daughter via a sponsored tweet. Since then, there’ve been several pee-stick announcements sponsored by pregnancy tests. Basically, there is no shame in the parental pimp game anymore. Is sponsorship even tacky anymore? Is there any part of pregnancy or parenthood that we aren’t part of? It’s become so saturated that we’re completely immune to the non-story stories, “Ryan Gosling is the best dad ever!” “5 Reasons JT will be the best dad ever!” “Jennifer’s Hopelessly in Love with her Baby!” They don’t mean anything anymore, and with increasing avenues for celebrity parents to share their children (like social media), along with the increase in demand for “baby” anything, the stories get more threadbare. Full Story

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Welcome to another podcast! Today Lainey and I smoke some weed in honour of one of our advice questions, and while I try to keep my shit above board, I may have unknowingly been a wee bit high (I didn't think it worked at the time).  Read Full Intro

PEOPLE Magazine Grows A Pair (Sort of)

Maria Posted by Maria at February 25, 2014 18:31:54 February 25, 2014 18:31:54
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Sellebrity RICK/ All Access Photo/ Splash

How did Cannes up being a fashion show for Blake Lively? There were a lot of appearances. And so much bad fashion in those appearances. Blake doesn’t have a stylist. Blake is also, liberally, singled out often for her sense of style. That’s an issue for me. Because…what? How? None of the choices she made in Cannes were interesting or imaginative. Full Story

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Halle Berry & Jennifer Garner vs the paparazzi

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 14, 2013 16:15:14 August 14, 2013 16:15:14
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Keystone

Hi Sasha, I've been with my girlfriend for over two years now. I'm 25, I haven't had significant experience in relationships before and I have never been with a girl before so firstly, I don't have much to compare it to and secondly, I don't know whether I might be applying double standards to women and men (as in, from men I wouldn't take behaviour that I do from women). Full Story

Cyrus Family Portrait

Duana Posted by Duana at August 12, 2013 17:15:49 August 12, 2013 17:15:49
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Hi Hayley, After not having been on a bicycle in two decades, I bought myself cheap mountain bike last fall. I only rode it a few times as I was in so…much...pain. I can handle my legs feeling like jello but my ass hurt so bad, it felt like I had bruised the bones. When the weather gets nice I want to start again, what exercises do you suggest to help make me stronger for biking? More importantly will my butt get used to the seat or do I just have a crappy bike? Should I get a padded seat? I will be riding it on a walking /cycling trail that is fairly flat. Full Story

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Do Beliebers Read?

Maria Posted by Maria at July 26, 2013 14:29:45 July 26, 2013 14:29:45
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WENN

I went on Amazon to check if there was a “books by parents of celebrities” section – no dice. But really there could be: Jaid Barrymore (mom of Drew), Lynne Spears (mom of Britney), Debbie Nelson (mom of Eminem), Nancy Aniston (mom of Jennifer) and Kit Culkin (father of Macaulay). Full Story

Willow Smith’s English accent summer fling

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 9, 2013 19:03:10 July 9, 2013 19:03:10

I am officially an old crusty c-nt. Because …I mean… I can’t with this. Can.NOT. How do we do when we’re dealing with a 12 year old? No one wants to be unkind to a 12 year old. Not even Alec Baldwin? OK, maybe Alec Baldwin. But most of us don’t want to be unkind to a 12 year old. Full Story

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Courtney and Frances Forever

Maria Posted by Maria at May 31, 2013 14:21:20 May 31, 2013 14:21:20
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The Smiths are getting a lot of attention this week, particularly for the, um, curious Vulture interview -- click here if you missed Duana’s post on it. Patterns and Joe Kennedy? Child’s play compared to the cray cray that is Courtney Love. Full Story

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