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Kat Von D Will Not Apologize For Her “Underage” Lipstick

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Kat Von D is one of those celebs who contributes a whole lotta nothin’, so it’s not surprising that she’s clinging to the only thing that’s putting her name anywhere right now — her lipstick. You may recall that in November of 2013, people were outraged by Von D’s makeup line that included a shade of lipstick named “celebutard.” We knew way back then that she also had a shade named “underage red” (charming!) but for some reason, only now are people realizing it and getting all huffy about it. So huffy that Von D felt the need to speak out on her behalf.

Did she apologize? Of course not, she doesn’t do that. Here’s what she had to say about the controversy, via her Facebook page. This is an edited version, because the original post is really, really long, so here are some choice bits:

UNDERAGE RED.

I have never expected everyone to understand or see things the way that I do.

With that being said, I can understand why some have found reason to be offended in regards to my choice in naming a lipstick “Underage Red” – but I feel the need to correct those of you who have clearly misinterpreted the name itself, and the inspiration behind it.

[...] “Underage Red” was one out of four lipstick shades that I released at the very start of the makeup line, seven years ago. It launched, alongside 3 other variation of red shades: “Hellbent,” “Misfit,” and “Lolita.”

Out of those 4 shades, “Underage Red” was the matte, borderline-neon, fire-engine red.

I clearly remember wearing a variation of this shade when I was 16 years old. I also remember the feeling of wanting so badly to go see a specific concert at this age, and not being able to get in to the venue because I was underage. Back then, I was already deeply in love with punk rock music, and although in the eyes of many (including my parents), it may have been inappropriate for me to be wearing lipstick. But i did.

[...] Anyone who knows or follows me, is very aware of my personal lifestyle choices which include celibacy, sobriety, conscious living and [above feminism], human rights. Although, i would never force my views and opinions onto others, i most definitely find it offensive being accused of the opposite.

These wild, and horrific accusations proclaiming that any aspect of my makeup line would ever promote the degradation of women, statutory rape, sexual behavior, human trafficking, underage drinking, or even idealization of fleeting youth, goes against everything I stand for. So, please excuse me if I find those articles and comments appalling and inaccurate.

If you read the word “underage” and you automatically jump to a disgusting conclusion, I ask you to perhaps question your own mind and thoughts. Consider the damage such negativity can actually cause, verses actually help.

So, NO. I refuse to sacrifice my integrity and creative freedom. NO. I will not be pulling “Underage Red” from my collection. And NO. This is not an apology.

Look, there’s something a little weird about naming a lipstick “underage” anything, but I actually understand where she’s coming from — she named it after a color she would wear when she was 16 to try and act grown-up. Do I think her lipstick names are stupid? Yes. Do I think she loves the controversy? Yes. Do I think she high fives pedophiles? No.

I simply don’t have the energy to get all riled up over this lipstick. Do you?

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Best And Worst Celebrity Looks of the Week

Rita Ora teams up with Coca-Cola to wear a stunning gown. No snark!

Rita Ora teams up with Coca-Cola to wear a stunning gown. No snark!

Well hello everyone, we’re back with Best and Worst Celebrity Looks of the Week! Here’s what we covered last week in fashion. This week, we’ve got something wacky from Kim Kardashian (the gift who keeps on giving), as well as a bunch of other celeb looks, from the great to the, whaaa?

As always, go through the photos and make your picks for who has the BESTWORST, and most WTF look of the week! 

 

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Gwen Stefani. Part of me wants to call her a clown and be done with it, but the other part actually really likes this. WHICH PART SHOULD WIN??

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Best and Worst Celebrity Looks of the Week!

Kris Jenner kind of looks like a scab.

Kris Jenner kind of looks like a scab.

It’s another slow week here at Best and Worst Celebrity Looks of the Week and there’s not a whole lot of WTF outfits. But there are quite a bit of frumpy outfits. So that’s something, at least. At the very, very, very least.

Anyway, you know the drill: go through the photos and make your picks for who has the BESTWORST, and most WTF look of the week! 

 

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Uh, what’s going on with Jennifer Morrison? She looks like Martin Scorsese. Sorry (not sorry).

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Best And Worst Celebrity Looks Of The Week!

Gwen Stefani looks none too pleased, but that hair is on POINT.

Gwen Stefani looks none too pleased, but that hair is on POINT.

I’m gonna be honest with you — this is a slow week for celebrity fashion, so this week’s Best and Worst Celebrity Looks of the Week! is gonna be a little shorter than usual.

Still, do your very best to go through the photos and make your picks for who has the BESTWORST, and most WTF look of the week! May the force be with you.

 

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Alia Shawkat. What in the everloving boy scouts is this? I’m so utterly confused.

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Best and Worst Celebrity Looks of the Week!

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After the glorious fashion bonanza that was the Oscars (Oscars fashion post!), why stop now? This week’s Best and Worst Celebrity Looks of the Week! features pics from the Vanity Fair Oscar party. Y’all know the drill by now, right? Go through the photos and make your picks for who has the BESTWORST, and most WTF look of the week!

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Marisa Tomei appears to be wearing Hammer pants with a tube top covered in muppet vomit.

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Oscars 2015 Fashion Post!

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Sweet fancy Moses, it’s here already: The Oscars. I’m one of those people who is more interested in who wears what vs. who wins what — especially this year. I thought this year wasn’t the greatest film year. Thought it was pretty weak, actually. But enough about that. Let’s talk more about Oscar fashion!

As with all fashion posts, it’s up to you to go through all the photos and decide who has the BESTWORST, and most WTF look of the night! My picks, as always, are at the bottom. I will try my best not to go completely f-cking insane. Everyone ready? HERE WE GO!

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And we thought Amal Clooney was going to be the only one to bring us ~~controversial gloves~~ at an awards ceremony. Well, Lady Gaga sure as shit isn’t going to let that happen. Look at how fucking determined she is to make these gloves a thing. She looks like she robbed Gaston. It’s a shame, because the dress isn’t actually that bad. Oh well.

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Best and Worst Celebrity Looks of the Week!

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Emmy Rossum always pulls it together. This gown is just stunning on her.

We’ve got some (mostly) lovely looks for you this week on Best and Worst Celebrity Looks of the Week! Celebs are really starting to bring their A-game in the days leading up to the Oscars. I’m sure we’re gonna see some fabulous gowns. Until then, go through the photos and make your picks for who has the BESTWORST, and most WTF look of the week!

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Part of me loves this solely because January Jones is wearing it, and if you’re familiar with Evil Beet, you’re aware of how much I love January Jones. To be fair, I’m pretty certain if this were on anyone else, I’d hate it. I just think she pulls it off, although I think she’d pull it off even better if she had a super sleek hairdo. What do you guys think of this look? Total WTF or stylishly edgy?

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