NPR has apparently been deluged with hundreds of complaints from listeners, outraged that the organization’s flagship comedy program, Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! allowed Kim Kardashian to sully its pristine airwaves with her voice. Kardashian appeared on the June 13 broadcast of the program to promote her new photography book, Selfish, and to answer some irreverent trivia questions about Korean leader Kim Jong Un from guest host Mike Pesca. But listeners weren’t outraged by Kardashian’s mediocre performance on the quiz—or even Pesca’s awful and/or amazing description of the North Korean leader as someone who “dominates the TMZ on the other side of the DMZ”—but her very existence. … [Read more...] about NPR listeners outraged by existence of Kim Kardashian
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In Japan, kimono are special articles of clothing. For most people, they are worn only on important occasions, such as at weddings, graduations and funerals. They are passed down within families from generation to generation. The kimono is a special garment with deep, emotional meaning for many people in Japan. Plus, kimono are not underwear, but outerwear specifically designed to cover the body in seasonal patterns and motifs. … [Read more...] about People In Japan Don’t Seem Thrilled With Kim Kardashian West’s Kimono Underwear [Update]
I also appreciate how Kim didn’t even bother with some fake nice bullshit like, “I wish her well” or “No I haven’t spoken to her but I hear she’s good” or whatever. No, Kim gave the least amount of acknowledgment to a woman who craves it like fresh water and really, that’s how it’s done. … [Read more...] about Who Would Have Thought a Spelling Bee Would Result in Such Incredible Shade
Caitlyn Jenner demanded that her girls never mention O.J. Simpson — after he was acquitted of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman — in their house ever again. The trial was “a joke,” Jenner said on a recent episode of the British reality show, I’m a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here. … [Read more...] about Caitlyn Jenner Banned Mention of O.J. Simpson in the Kardashian House After the Trial
What is your fixation with black-on-black crime? You repeatedly being it up as if black people aren’t aware of violence in our communities. Contrary to what you apparently hypothesize at the secret, global white-people meetings after you share banana-bread recipes and Pinterest posts, black people aren’t home cabbage-patching and clanking together Champagne glasses filled with grape Kool-Aid every time another black man falls victim to a violent crime by someone of the same race. It bothers us, too, but here is the thing: … [Read more...] about Open Letter to White People Who Are Obsessed With Black-on-Black Crime
Obviously, MAC is well aware of this; in fact, this collection is the result of a fan-led petition, which was officially supported by Rashad Haughton (Aaliyah’s brother), Missy Elliott, Aaliyah’s glam squad, BET, Allure, Dazed, the Source, the Fader, MTV and Jet, among others. The petition stated, in part: … [Read more...] about Baby Girl … Aaliyah for MAC Launches June 20!