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1Quotables: Christina Aguilera Really Doesn’t Care

“She definitely doesn’t care — and that is a fact. You know how some people say ‘I don’t care’ and they really do? I can tell you that Christina really doesn’t care…. Like, she told me ‘I know this Bionic record is not going to be a big record because I’m gonna try and do some different things and I don’t know what’s gonna happen but this is what I wanna do…’ She knew that before she recorded one thing.”

- Linda Perry, record producer and personal friend of Christina Aguilera, in a recent interview with autostraddle.com.

Well, we already pretty much knew that Christina, much like the wild honey badger, doesn’t give a shit, but it’s interesting to hear that she predicted that Bionic was going to be a flop. Especially since, upon it’s release, many Lady Gaga fans couldn’t help but note how undifferent (that’s a word now) it was.

March 31, 2011 at 3:30 pm by Molls

3My Favorite ‘American Idol’ Contestant is Officially Haley Reinhart

Guys, stick with me. Normally I’m not an American Idol kinda girl either, but this season is GOOD and Haley Reinhart’s performance last night was pretty undeniable.

The theme was “Elton John” and I was surprised by how many of the contestants chose some of his more mellow hits. For every one of Elton’s truly beautiful songs, there’s another one that’s totally funky and wild. I would have loved to have heard Lauren or Pia take on “Crocodile Rock.” Just about anything other than a croony ballad. James Durbin got it right with “Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting” and Haley got it really right with “Bennie and the Jets.”

I’ve been kinda bummed this season because the contestants that are taking over (like that boring Pia who I already mentioned) are the ones that are confident in their personalities, regardless of whether or not their personalities are something to be confident about. I’m sorry, but Pia’s song selection, voice and attitude all reek of the late 1990s. Some of the show’s best singers are falling by the wayside because they seem freaked out by the performance/being on national television aspect of the show. I’ve been waiting for someone like Haley to come into her own all season, and she certainly managed to do that last night.

And can I just say that the presence of Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez has truly underscored the fact that Simon Cowell is largely useless? The reaction shots from those two alone are worth whatever they had to pay to get them on the show. Jennifer Lopez at 1:46 in the video above? As soon as they figure out how to tattoo a hologram on a human body, I’m getting a full back portrait of those three seconds.

March 31, 2011 at 2:30 pm by Molls

3Good Bod Gone Bad: The Sad Story of Tara Reid

Poor Tara Reid. Her story really does kill me: Woman breaks out in a couple of pretty big movie roles, is instantly handed money and fame, reacts to it like many “normal” people do and turns to partying and alcohol, ruins her name, gets bad plastic surgery, ruins her name again and is now doing shitty parodies of her greatest hits for a comedy website. And we thought Lindsay Lohan was a mess, right?

This week’s plastic surgery gallery focuses on Tara, who quite famously had a boob job and a botched tummy tuck. The more I look at photos of her from over the years, I have to wonder if she’s done something to her face as well. Perhaps a slight nose job or some facial fillers?

Check out the gallery (and be warned, there’s a NSFW photo in there of her infamous 2004 wardrobe malfunction) and let me know in the comments what kind of work you think Tara’s had done… Also, on the off chance this bitch receives Google Alerts for her own name, you might want to throw in some suggestions for her next career move. She’d probably appreciate it.

March 30, 2011 at 5:30 pm by Molls
Filed Under: Tara Reid

15Evan Rachel Wood Basically Does Porn Now

Evan Rachel Wood once seemed so promising, right? She’s beautiful, she gave a knockout performance in Thirteen, and seemed like a pretty smart and down-to-earth teen. Then she started on-again-off-again dating Marilyn Manson and doing a bunch of other generally freaky things in the public eye. It was like the girl we hoped she was vanished before our very eyes and turning into yet another totally odd and misguided 20-something actress.

Today I saw her in this new Gucci fragrance ad with actor Chris Evans, and while celebrity endorsement deals for major brands are semi-exclusive and a sign of success, all Evan does in the clip is make out with Chris and then gyrate all over him. Basically, a part that would have normally gone to some model desperate to make a name for herself was played by Evan.

I am so tired of seeing this girl act sexy and irreverent. One or two over-sexed roles certainly never hurt an attractive young actress, but homegirl needs to put on a turtleneck and play a student or something.

What do you think of the ad and Evan’s decision to stick to sexy roles? Is that all she’s good for these days?

March 30, 2011 at 4:30 pm by Molls
Filed Under: Evan Rachel Wood

0Is Blake Lively Bringing Chanel Down?

The last time I bought a designer purse for full retail was like, 1999 and I bought it with saved babysitting money, so I personally don’t really give a shit who’s doing the ads for Chanel’s handbags. However, some of the people at Chanel care, and they’re not too pleased with the company’s decision to use actress Blake Lively in their new campaign.

From our friends at Jezebel:

Apparently, there have been “internal grumblings” at Chanel’s U.S. division over the brand’s choice to hire Blake Lively as a face. Certain people say that Lively’s is an “off-brand look” — “the bitchy fashion industry’s clinical way of saying that Lively’s contemporary American beauty does not dovetail with Chanel USA’s efforts to sell its fashions as the height of European sophistication,” explains the Daily News. When Lively was named the new star of the brand’s ads, she memorably told the press that Chanel handbags are special because they’re “full of dreams.”

Yes, there is something very “American” about her look, but that’s why we like her over here, right? It may be an insult in the world of International Fashionz, but when you’re an American TV star, looking like an American TV star is totally appropriate, but….

Yo, is it bitchy to say that I kind of agree that Blake Lively has kind of fallen off in the last year or so? Like, six months to a year ago the girl was smokin’ and looked just a couple years older than her age. Then last night I saw a clip of her on the news and today I’m seeing this and damn! Blake looks like she’s 35! And I don’t mean that in an (entirely) ageist way, I mean that the girl’s doing something unhealthy, even if it’s just long hours on set. It’s not normal to age like that over the course of a year.

Anyway, do you think that Blake has what it takes to sell some Chanel bags, or do you agree that there could have been a better face for the famous brand?

Should Blake Lively be the face of Chanel?
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March 30, 2011 at 10:30 am by Molls
Filed Under: Blake Lively

5Isabella Cruise is Over Scientology, Wants to Live With Her Mom

After years of living with Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, Isabella Cruise, Tom’s adopted daughter from his first marriage to actress Nicole Kidman, has decided that she wants to live with her mother. Now 17-years-old, Bella is close with her mother for the first time in years and has told Tom and Katie that she’d prefer living a more low-key life in Nashville with her real mother and her step-dad.

Of course this also means that she’d no longer have to practice her father’s religion of choice, Scientology. A source close to Nicole said that if Bella were to live with her and her husband Keith Urban, she wouldn’t be forced to be a part of the church, which is a major concern to her controlling father.

For years the Kidman-Cruise kids have been painted as children who hated Nicole and immediately chose their father over her during their divorce.  I think it’s fucking fantastic that we’re finding out that not only is that not the case, but that Tom’s ties to his religion may have been the reason the kids stayed with him the whole time. Where the former couple’s other adopted child, Connor, will wind up is yet to be seen.

March 30, 2011 at 9:30 am by Molls
Filed Under: Isabella Cruise