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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Kardashian’s representative filed a trademark request for the word mark “kimono” for use on clothing, underwear, headwear, luggage, dog harnesses and...whips, among other items, including, wait for it, kimono. The application was filed on June 19. [Update June 26 - 9pm: Added “mark” to “word mark” above and edited article for greater accuracy and clarity.] … [Read more...] about People In Japan Don’t Seem Thrilled With Kim Kardashian West’s Kimono Underwear [Update]
Lord knows I can’t stand this woman, but strap yourself in good because here I come with a semi-compliment. One of the reasons Kim is often able to get away with throwing shade is because she deadpans all of her words and it sometimes makes sense. Plus, the only occasional inflection in her voice is upward, meaning, when answering the question, she sounds vaguely confused even though she likely knows exactly what she’s saying. … [Read more...] about Who Would Have Thought a Spelling Bee Would Result in Such Incredible Shade
Congrats to Michelle and Barack Obama, new home owners. [TMZ] This makes me sad for 13-year-old Ian Somerholder. [US Weekly] RHONJ Jennifer Aydin feels need to justify sex life, which is the reason I will never be on reality television. [Page Six] Justin Bieber has a new neck tattoo. [TMZ] … [Read more...] about Caitlyn Jenner Banned Mention of O.J. Simpson in the Kardashian House After the Trial
Why you always gotta bring it up? Why is black-on-black crime your go-to retort for any exploration into anything that has to do with race? What does Black Lives Matter’s goal to curb violence by the state have to do with black-on-black crime? Does the word “Lives” in the name of the movement confuse you? Is that why you’re obsessed? You’re confused because “Black Lives” is right there in the title? If so, I need to reveal a few other things to you: … [Read more...] about Open Letter to White People Who Are Obsessed With Black-on-Black Crime
We want MAC to be the first brand to reintroduce Aaliyah’s legacy to the world in a format that it has never been given before. Aaliyah’s brother Rashad Haughton says that Aaliyah was a big fan of MAC. He also goes on to say that he approves of the idea for a Limited Edition collection by MAC for her. Her favorite MAC products were: Chelsea Lipstick, Cherish Lipstick, Chestnut Lipliner, espresso eyeshadow, and biscuit eyeshadow. … [Read more...] about Baby Girl … Aaliyah for MAC Launches June 20!