When stars like Jessica Simpson say “don’t talk about my weight gain” but also “here’s pictures of me now that I’m skinny,” it paints the normal changes a pregnant woman goes through as a personal shame and the subsequent weight loss as a public victory. More
I mean, can you remember the last time she sang something or appeared in a movie or TV show? Me either. Jessica Simpson’s fame now centers completely around her body and her weight, to the point that she gave an entire interview to a major US news channel that focuses almost exclusively on weight loss. More
There are certainly a few celebrity collections we wouldn’t brand uncool–The Row and Victoria Beckham spring to mind–but very few famous people can just waltz in on a highly specialized industry and produce good work.
…Luckily, they all have giant design teams making the actual decisions for them. Hence, every now and again, an uncool celebrity brand gets it right.
Even Carlos by Carlos Santana. More
Grunge has been “back” for so long that even Jessica Simpson knows about it. More
Is the world sick of fashion reality shows yet? Well, maybe there’s room for just one more. More
“Mirrors, a celebrity deathmatch, and possibly maternity clothes portraying he and Kim’s romance in Egyptian hieroglyphics… like the legend it is.” More
Jessica Simpson never met a talking point she couldn’t work. How else could such an unremarkable musician–originally packaged as a “more vanilla” Christina Aguilera–manage to last this long? She hasn’t released a single in four years, the most meaningful work she’s done since “A Public Affair” is knock off designers and exploit her weight fluctuations for tabloid attention. So, you’re a middling celebrity and you’ve already used your offspring to get a magazine cover? What to do? More
If, after the nine months involved in producing a human being, you aren’t in perfect shape, you are an abysmal failure. How dare you offend us with your body that has just performed something incredible? Into the stocks with you! Begone, wretched baby-spawning beast! More
Elizabeth Hurley is still very real, you guys. We weren’t entirely sure what the onetime Austin Powers love interest did with her time until this morning, though, when we found out 1) she designs swimwear and 2) she’s involved in a scandal thanks to that swimwear line’s kid’s collection. Hurley calls the looks “fun” on her website, but parents who hate fun have banded together with a child protection charity in the U.K. and are accusing Hurley of sexualizing young girls. More
People are really pissed about this. More
Because the inevitable fashion faux pas is really just a learning experience for us all! More
She is sexy like a fish. More