PETA Awards Celebrity Grinches

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has awarded the worse accolades for celebrities this side of the Razzies – the “Celebrity Grinch Awards.” This the first year for PETA’s “Celebrity Grinch Awards,” co-sponsored by the World Entertainment News Network, and the awards are used to call out the most animal-unfriendly celebrities of the year. Who made the Grinch list this year? It may come to you as no small surprise that Kim Kardashian ranked high on the list. Kardashian and PETA have crossed paths before due to her love of furs. In December, PETA sponsored a Beverly Hills … Continue reading

Oh Baby!

Imagine if your little bun in the oven came out as a whopping loaf of bread. That’s sort of what Janet Johnson experienced a few days ago. The Lone Star State mom got a Texas-sized surprise last Friday morning when she delivered a 16-pound, 1-ounce baby boy measuring two feet long. Within hours of her son’s birth, the mom of three older children (ages 10 to 18) became an instant celebrity. According to news reports, Johnson’s fourth child landed in the record books as the largest baby ever born in the state of Texas. Baby JaMichael was born at 9:05 … Continue reading

Top 10 Pop Culture News Items of the Week

10. Celebrity Pregnancies The Hollywood baby boom continues! Reality star Kourtney Kardashian announced this week that she is pregnant with her first child, due in December. Also announcing her first pregnancy was “The Office” star Amy Ryan, who is expecting with her fiancé Eric Slovin. 9. Bobby Brown Arrested Singer Bobby Brown has been arrested again after he failed to appear in a Massachusetts court. Brown was to appear in court on charges that he is $45,000 behind in child support payments. 8. Phelps Involved in Wreck Swimming sensation Michael Phelps was involved in a car crash in Maryland last … Continue reading

Parents and Baby Names

Jeffrey Dahmer murdered, mutilated and cannibalized 17 young men and boys between 1978 and 1991, and somehow his parents were to blame. At least according to some psychologists, who claimed that Dahmer’s “disturbing behavior” was a result of a strained relationship with his parents. Frankly, I don’t buy into the whole blame-all-your-faults-on-your-parents philosophy, and I certainly don’t think Dahmer’s parents were to blame for their son’s psychotic behavior, but there is one fact of life that is the sole responsibility of mothers and fathers: baby names. When it comes to naming children, parents are the ultimate decision makers. While some … Continue reading

Keep Those Baby Pounds and Other News

There are some interesting news stories about babies and mommies today. Here is a round up. Time Magazine is reporting that Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital released a study that suggests that ugly babies are harder to love, especially by their mothers. Men and women who were part of the study were given baby faces to view. Some babies were considered “pretty,” while others had facial irregularities, such as cleft lips or rashes. Study participants pressed one button allowed the faces to stay on the screen longer, while pressing another made them disappear more quickly. The results of the study showed that … Continue reading

Celebrity Baby Talk

Just when she thought she could make it through nine months of pregnancy without the media finding out her BIG secret, Michelle Ross has been outed by a supermarket tabloid. According to Star magazine, Ross is the woman responsible for creating a safe haven for celebrity couple Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker’s unborn twin daughters to grow and prosper. Her code name: The surrogate. Star magazine insists they have the right woman. Ross is reportedly 26 years old and has a 4-year-old son with her ex-husband. In order for her to supplement her income, Ross signed up to be … Continue reading

Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart Want a Baby and Tyra Banks Wants Julia Roberts

They haven’t officially tied the knot yet, but Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart are already in the process of expanding their family. According to reports, the celebrity couple is adopting a little girl. In addition, Ford reportedly has taken steps to adopt Flockhart’s eight-year-old son Liam as well. The “Indiana Jones” star proposed to the former “Ally McBeal” actress on Valentine’s Day, and now, sources say the pair is ready to add to their family after seven years together. Star magazine is reporting that Ford will officially become Liam’s dad by this summer, and soon after the family will welcome … Continue reading

Celebrity Twitter Secrets Revealed

Secrets? What secrets? They are the most candid celebrity couple around. Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore have never been shy about expressing their love for one another, but now with technology allowing anyone and everyone the ability to share tidbits of their lives 24/7, the famous husband and wife are giving the public way TMI! Like his star pal John Mayer, Kutcher is a Twitter maniac, and many believe he went too far recently when he posted an intimate photo of his movie star wife in a compromising pose with barely any clothes on. “Watching my wife steam my suit … Continue reading

Celebrity Hitched and Ditched

Is it just me or are Alyssa Milano and Jennifer Love Hewitt really sisters separated at birth? The two brunette actresses look remarkably similar, though they are currently at opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to relationships. For her part, the “My Name is Earl” star (who happens to share her name with my favorite Pepperidge Farm cookie) is now happily engaged, according to her rep. The 36-year-old will reportedly marry David Bugliari, an agent at the Creative Arts Agency. According to reports, Bugliari proposed to Milano a couple of weeks ago during a romantic dinner with a … Continue reading

Celebrity Parents: “For the Sake of the Children”

So here’s the deal: Actress Jaime Pressly just confirmed that she and her fiance Eric Cubiche have officially separated and will likely stay that way permanently. No major headline there considering splits in Tinseltown are a dime a dozen. Here’s what makes their situation unique: The couple has an 18-month-old son named Dezi whom they conceived during their 9-year “friendship” that evolved into a 2-year engagement. According to Pressly, the couple plans to “remain close friends as we both adore our son and want to make sure he knows we both love him more than life.” So essentially the “My … Continue reading