Topic: Katie-Couric

Katie Couric Struggled With Bulimia

Katie Couric Struggled With Bulimia

Should we be surprised that Katie Couric struggled with bulimia? I suppose not. I mean, not from a standpoint of “it’s something real women know how to do” but from a standpoint of “I think being on TV in their early 20′s would make anyone incredibly insecure, even if they seem as cool and confident as Katie Couric.” More »

When Is It Okay To Say Someone Looks Too Thin? (Katie Couric Just Said It About Kate Middleton)

When Is It Okay To Say Someone Looks Too Thin? (Katie Couric Just Said It About Kate Middleton)

Back in the wild unruly days of the internet, it was perfectly appropriate to say things like, “so and so looks anorexic” or “X celebrity has put on weight.” Those were dark and shitty days, when teenage boys dominated comment threads and bikini photos of supermodels were scrutinized for cellulite–cries of “Eat a sandwich!” were heaped on women who, days before, were lambasted for their thighs. The acceptability of this line has weakened over time and nowadays most legitimate women’s sites know better than to bodysnark. Or, at least, in one direction. More »

Video: Donald Trump Dicusses Transgender Miss Universe Contestant Jenna Talackova

Video: Donald Trump Dicusses Transgender Miss Universe Contestant Jenna Talackova

If you’ve been watching/reading coverage of the Miss Universe pageant’s dealings with transgender contestant Jenna Talackova and wondering “but what does Miss Universe owner Donald Trump have to say about it?” you’re in luck. The hairpiece-loving gazillionaire spoke with ABC’s Katie Couric earlier today about the controversy, and he was his usual, Trump-y self. More »