NO MORE FINISHING BUTTERS FOR YOU. More
We are a country that sometimes doesn’t seem to know what words mean before we yell them at each other. More
This is the sort of toxic publicity that most reps would just deny straight up and down but, astonishingly… no. More
They made it racist! More
Two attendees at the Republican National Convention were ejected from the convention center on Tuesday after 1) throwing nuts at a black CNN camerawoman and 2) saying, “this is how we feed the animals.” More
Story time! When we were in sixth grade or around there, two prevailing racist celebrity rumors swept the blacktop with certain frequency: the first was Lauryn Hill saying she’d rather her baby be killed than know “white people buy [her] music” and the second had Tommy Hilfiger saying he wouldn’t be a designer if he’d known black people were going to buy his clothes. Oh, and then there was the one about Lil Kim needing her stomach pumped. More
Last week, FHM Philippines pulled their racist March cover starring a light-skinned woman flanked by dark-skinned women accompanied by the headline, “Stepping out of the shadows.” Not that we expect much of FHM, we still thought to ourselves, “How is this kind of shit still happening?” and then we couldn’t help but be reminded of a certain Interview spread starring Daria Werbowy.
…And then we remembered a more recent Donna Karan campaign, purporting to be by Haiti/for Haiti but starring light-skinned supermodel Adriana Lima and a few impoverished Haitian teenagers literally in the shadows…. which then reminded us of Michael Kors‘ rich-white-people-romanticizing-Africa collection–terribly named “Afriluxe”–and its corresponding campaign, which then reminded us… you get the idea. The question is, when will this stop happening? Surely we all agree this stuff is flat-out racist? …Right? More
Chief U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull is deep in the shit today, after admitting to sending a “racially charged e-mail” from his courthouse chambers. You may not believe what you’re about to read. More
If we were to ask you, “What’s wrong with this cover of FHM Philippines?” the correct answer would be, “Everything.” More
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Kelly Osbourne, never one to refrain from speaking her mind, was covering the Oscars red carpet last night and made a controversial remark about Jennifer Lopez‘s impressively hideous Zuhair Murad gown. More
Another day, another couple kids stupidly doing real damage to their futures without even realizing it. The latest version has two minors from Gainesville, Fla., who posted this marathon screed to YouTube. More
Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger–whose entire life, mind you, is orchestrating marriages between venal, shitty people and rich, shitty people–keeps making tone deaf comments about the gay community and keeps backtracking about how she’s not ignorant. This time, she brought famous gays Tom Ford and Marc Jacobs into the mix. More
French Elle writer Nathalie Dolivo is so happy about black people! She’s thrilled that they’ve finally learned to dress well! Yes, after generations mired in baggy pants and rap music and such, they finally have Barack and Michelle Obama to look to. Thanks, Obamas! You’re stylish black people and now other black people can be stylish, too. More
Blue Ivy Carter hasn’t been on earth for a week and she’s already spawned a few insane stories–that parents Beyonce and Jay-Z picked up $1.5 million in baby gifts including a solid gold rocking horse or that her high-maintenance parents obstructed other parents from seeing their newborns. This one, though, is by far the craziest. More