Topic: may december romances

The Editors Discuss: White Palace & Why You Should Never Date Outside Your Class

The Editors Discuss: White Palace & Why You Should Never Date Outside Your Class

The other night, TheGloss‘ Deputy Editor Ashley Cardiff was surfing through Netflix Instant for her favorite genres–”critically acclaimed understated independent violent movies,” obviously–when one striking cover caught her eye. It belonged to a lesser known movie from 1990 called White Palace. Lured by the image’s outlandishly steamy qualities, she discovered that the film concerns a young James Spader (!) ensnared in a sexy romance with a much older and poorer Susan Sarandon. Ashley proceeded to watch White Palace. She came into the office today to boast about her strange, exciting experience only to discover… Editor in Chief Jennifer Wright fucking loves White Palace. Here, they dicuss. More »

Check Out Courtney Stodden & Doug Hutchinson’s eHarmony Video

Check Out Courtney Stodden & Doug Hutchinson's eHarmony Video

Here at TheGloss, we have an unhealthy obsession with “17-year-old child-bride” Courtney Stodden. Our obsession isn’t so unusual–which you know because you are on the internet right now–and some funny jerks (namely, Groundling and viral video starrer, Beth Crosby) made a video parodying those eHarmony spots as star-crossed lovers Stodden and her husband, 51-year-old Doug Hutchinson. Watch it now. More »

Friday Style Icon: Courtney Stodden

Friday Style Icon: Courtney Stodden

17-year-old child bride Courtney Stodden is in the news today for telling reporters that she spent her wedding “aroused for 24 hours straight,” and no, there isn’t a soap that exists for cleansing away this feeling. Anyway, we were reminiscing over Stodden’s childhood (back when she was just 16 and made the music video for her single “Don’t Put It On Me”) and thought to ourselves, “Wow, that monokini is really… really… bright.” And then we knew it: Courtney Stodden would be today’s Style Icon. More »

Party Favors: Little Castles For Spoiled Children

Party Favors: Little Castles For Spoiled Children

Ridiculously posh/design-y playhouses for kids. -ShelterPop

All the expensive lingerie we wish we could justify buying. -The Frisky

When we question the credibility of rape accusers. -DoubleX

The science of sunscreen. -The Hairpin

An open letter to my rebound guy. -College Candy

When does the age gap go too far? -YourTango

Maximize the beauty/skin effects of food. -YouBeauty

Necessary: 3 easy (and crucial) summer buns for this heat wave. -Refinery29

Affordable and lovely neutral nails. -Birchbox

Drew Barrymore is summer in an outfit (shorts, stripes and bright shoes). -The Budget Babe

But there’s also maxi dresses, rompers, straw fedoras. -Betty Confidential

Versace has taken the online criticism over their denim processing to heart. -The High Low

This weekend, people took part in the world’s largest fashion show. -Styleite

5 Scandalous Facts About Hugh Hefner’s New Girlfriend, Shera Bechard

5 Scandalous Facts About Hugh Hefner's New Girlfriend, Shera Bechard

So, Hugh Hefner’s engagement to Crystal Harris got called off roughly half an hour ago and the old dog already has a new girlfriend, bunny Shera Bechard (which he confirmed via Twitter yesterday: “Shera is both our November 2011 Playmate & my new girlfriend”). We learned five facts about his new squeeze (partially taken from the Hollywood Reporter) and were shocked at HOW SCANDALOUS THEY WERE. More »