Tuesday, June 06, 2006

06.06.06 | Stars Are Blind, Gods Must Be Crazy

** OY! Talk about growing pains ... I realize things have been a bit weird around here lately, what with all the changes. Believe me, I'm trying to figure out a way to make everybody happy but I'm just not sure how realistic that is. I have been reading everyone's comments and am taking the suggestions to heart (as I usually do). I agree that the 3 post thing is a bit confusing because everything is presented out of order and doesn't read well from top to bottom ... instead I've decided to write one post for each day (as usual) but will be adding to that one post at different intervals (that way people on the East Coast don't have to wait until 3pm to get something) which means that I'll have a batch of pictures up in the morning and then the post will grow thruout the day. It's the best solution that I've come up with. I'm also working on making the ads more palatable ... I don't like intrusive ads so I understand why there is some backlash. Please know that whatever the final look of the blog may turn out to be (there'll still be some tweaking, I'm sure) it'l be something that I'm comfortable presenting as my blog (i.e. there still may be those of you out there who won't be satisfied, but I'm doing the best I can). I hope y'all'll bear with me. XO **

OOOOOHHHHH ... today is the day ... it's the creepy Sixth day of the Sixth month of the Six year of the new millennium ... because the date is 06.06.06 we're supposed to get all riled up or some shizz. I can't believe that news stations are actually doing stories on the date today ... it's a crazy world we live in. Here's hoping that the world doesn't end sometime today, cuz that would really suck. I say we just enjoy the day as any ol' Tuesday ... shall we? Let's get to it ...

Miss Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt (along with her parents Brangelina) makes her world-wide debut on the covers of the new issues of People magazine and Hello! magazine. Page Six explains how the pictures of Shiloh were sold and to which magazine:

BRAD Pitt and Angelina Jolie got top dollar for the first pictures of baby Shiloh - but they made the weekly celeb glossies work for it. All the weekly magazine editors were summoned to the offices of the Getty photo agency at Canal and Varick late Saturday night. "We were sequestered into separate and un-air-conditioned offices," said one. "The photos were shown to us around 10 p.m. to midnight, and then we had to submit bids by 6 a.m. Sunday morning. No one got any sleep at all, as it was a manic game of phone-tag to top each other's bids. I'm convinced it was Brangie's revenge on the weekly magazines." The pictures went to People for $4.1 million.

And now you know why I can't post the picture here (add to that a couple of nice emails from lawyers for both magazines). Having seen the picture, it looks like Shiloh has Angelina's lips. Make sure you get your butts down to the nearest newsstand this Thursday June 8th to pick up People and/or Hello! to check out all of the first Shiloh pics!

UPDATE: Head over to Gawker to check out their back-and-forth battle with a bunch of lawyers over the right to post the Shiloh picture for purposes of reporting on this huge media news story.

The Council of Fashion Designers of America held their annual awards show in NYC last night. Pretty much everyone was at the awards gala to pay tribute to the honorees which include Francisco Costa (Calvin Klein), Thom Browne and Tom Binns ... oh wait, who am I kidding ... everyone was really on hand to dress up and show off their sassy fashion styles:

Karl Lagerfeld may be a fashion genius but he utterly cracks my shizz up! I get that he is trying to be all scowly (a la BFF Lindsay Lohan) but I don't think the pouty look works for him. Is he kidding us with that lip? LOLZ! Harry Connick Jr. queened out on the red carpet ... maybe Broadway is having an adverse effect on him. I can't tell if I like his purse or not, I can't see what his shoes look like. Scarlett Johansson's pouty lips look funny when she turns her head at an angle -- she looks a bit like a trout. I hafta admit that I kinda like Jessica Simpson's overall look. I'm not generally a fan of the bee hive, but I think it kinda works here. [Source, Source]

Mariah Carey and Janet Jackson (among others) were on hand for the 13th Annual Hot 97's Summer Jam at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey this past weekend ... for some strange reason, it appears that both Mimi and Janet (Miss Jackson, if you're nasty) decided to dress as if it were 1985:

Janet looks like she fell out of a Benetton catalog and Mariah looks like she fell out of Rosie Perez's closet (circa 1989; a la Do The Right Thing). They both look ridiculous. It always find it interesting when two divas have to spent time in each other's presence ... it's always so awkward watching them interact. Neither one wants to be out-divaed by the other ... and you just know that they really don't like one another (there can only be one queen bee in the hizzy) so it's no surprise that they don't like to touch ... or speak to one another ... and certainly not kiss. I'm actually surprised they got this close. LOL! [Source]

Hmm ... it has become common knowledge that Paris Hilton likes to spark up every once in a while, but I was unaware that Orlando Bloom likes to smoke as well. Check out these pictures of Orlando with his chick Kate Bosworth actin' silly:

Hee hee ... actually, Orlando appears to merely be kissing Kate's fingertips ... but it does look like he's taking a hit of something, don't it? [Source]

Check out this cute picture of Lindsay Lohan with her moms and her grandmoms. L. Lo brought the matriarchs to the premiere as her dates (it's funny, you know Lindsay has always wanted to walk the red carpet with two dates to enjoy for the evening but I somehow never figured she'd settle for her mother and her grandmother) ...

... but what I really want to know is whether or not Lindsay's grandmammy managed to make it thru to the end of the afterparty. The old bird looks like she knows her way around the party circuit (and we all know that Dina Lohan knows how to party) and is prolly the source of L. Lo's amazing partying abilities. Maid, Mother and Crone ... gettin' freaksie deaksie, y'all! Holla! [Source]

Drats! It appears that Victoria Beckham's boob failed to make a successful escape from her bosom (it was a valiant effort, nonetheless) ... here are a couple pictures of the robotic Mrs. Beckham taking a little stroll with her two eldest children Brooklyn and Romeo:

Forget the fact that the "artist" formerly known as Posh is most likely an alien being from a distant galaxy that has been sent to our planet in order to eat our souls and make waste of our entire civilization, you gotta give it up to her for taking such good care of her children. Sure, she may be a plastic non-living anamatronic entity, but that doesn't mean that she can't be a good mum to her boys. Despite the fact that she's got her claws buried deep into the lovely David Beckham, I give her props for turning out to be a somewhat decent mother. Respect. [Source]

It sure looks like Ashlee Simpson is enjoying the good life these days ... she appears to have it all ... she's back on track with her music career, she's never looked better and she's got the love of a good man ...

... I don't know how she did it but it appears that Ash has finally sucked the life out of older sis Jessica and has single-white-femaled her way into Jess' boots ... er, shoes. Who's living in whose shadow now? [Source]

I was pretty shocked when I found out that Heather Locklear was spending romantic time with David Spade a couple of months ago (I figured she was just rebounding [badly] from her break-up with Richie Sambora) and wasn't surprised at all when word came out that the pair was dunzo just a few short weeks after they started going out. I have to confess, I really can't believe that it appears that they've gotten back together ... check out this picture of Heather Locklear and David Spade's pregnant belly at a Malibu beach this past Sunday:

David Spade, as cruiseazy as it sounds, must be pretty good at the sex to keep Heather Locklear coming back for more ... or maybe she just has a thing for flabby dudes with beer bellys (Denise Richards must have the same fetish, she seems happy to be with the even flabbier Richie Sambora). I guess I don't really mind that Heather and David are dating ... so long as I don't dwell on the thought of them having sex ... cuz when I do dwell on that thought I not only do mind that they're together but I also kinda feel like jabbing sharp objects into my eyeballs. [Source]

Pink readers Xiola and Amy send in these amazing pictures of a totally pink suburban house in Atlanta, GA that appears to be a huge-ass ad campaign for the new season of The Simple Life: Til Death Do Us Part:

Xiola woke up one day to find that this house was pinkifed just down the street from where she lives. Apparently, the people in her neighborhood (the people that she meets, when she's walkin' down the street) aren't too thrilled to have this not-so-subtle ad campaign literally in their backyards. Is it wrong that I love it? It looks kinda like a Barbie Dreamhouse ... or a big, sugary birthday cake. I'm even impressed that the hedges have been shaped into the word Sundays. LOLOLOLOL! Loves it to death! [thanks Xiola & Amy]

UPDATE: On behalf of a few Pink readers, I asked Amy if it was cool to post where in Atlanta the Simple Life house is and she writes: It's on North Avenue, just off Moreland Avenue, in Candler Park. Atlantans will know exactly where that is.

Chris Klein appears to be happily attached to his new chick (but I do wonder if he misses Katie Holmes at all?) and I think I can see why ... check out these hickeys on Chris' neck:

I think it's clear that the new chick likes to use her mouth ... at the very least it appears that she's very adept at utilizing her mouth's capabilities. [Source]

Prince William looks very excited ... it would seem that Wills is a big fan of boxing, I mean check out the look on the lad's face at the Boodles Boxing Ball in London on Saturday:

I mean, what's not to like? Two sweaty, beefy dudes pounding on each other while only wearing boots, gloves and flashy shorts. Yes, I think I can see the appeal. Woot, indeed! [Source]

World Cup fever is taking over the world and that means more opportunities to partake of David Beckham worship ... check out this parody portrait of Leonardo Da Vinci's painting The Last Supper featuring the members of England's soccer team -- note that Becks is in the Jesus position:

The funny thing is when Becks grows his hair out and if he happens to wear the right robe, he could make a pretty good Messiah. I'm not sure if soccer will turn out to be the world's salvation ... but I wouldn't mind letting David Beckham save my soul. [Source]

Nick, Aaron and the sisters Carter are working feverishly to promote their new show (titled The Carters) which is set to debut on E! this fall ... here are a couple of promo pictures of the happy family trying to look all fly:

The gimmick for this reality show revolves around the siblings all living together in a condo and the hijinks that occur forthwith. I'm not sure if I'm interested in watching the Carters argue over who stole whose tube of Clearasil on a weekly basis but I'm sure there's a market for a show like this. Maybe if they throw in some cameos by other Backstreet Boys (a la The Ashley Parker Angel Show) it might be a bit more interesting. [Source]

The debut video for Paris Hilton's new single Stars are Blind has hit the InterWeb and here are a few screencaptures of the finished vid:

Click HERE to watch the video in full and check it out for yourself. I'm still not totally sold on the song ... it sounds too much like Blondie's The Tide Is High but the more I hear it the more I don't mind it ... EEK!

Here is a nice little pick-me-up to start the day out right ... check out these super, duper hot new pictures of Reichen Lehmkuhl in all sorts of posey ridiculousness and various states of undress:

He is one hot man. Period. I hope y'all enjoy these pics as much as I do :) [EdwinSantiago.com via Source]

And finally, my good friend Kelly O'Brien has made the list of Chicago's Top 40 people this year as determined by the Chicago Tribune's Red Eye mag -- she is even prominently featured on the magazine's cover:

The list includes such Chicagoans as Oprah Winfrey, Vince Vaughn, Kanye West and Fall Out Boy. Kelly is the director of GenArt but more importantly, she is a Detroiter! I have to send out lots of Congratulatory Lurve to Motown Kelly! XO

El News:
Yesterday was a pretty cool day. David and I picked up our own rental car and took to navigating the streets of LA on our own. I had an appointment in Burbank early yesterday afternoon and then afterwards we checked into our sweet hotel. Our suite is so fly ... we're really happy here. From the roof (where the pool is) we have the coolest view of the city.

We met up with Davey to do a little shopping at the Beverly Center before we met up with Jim for eats afterwards ... and that was pretty much it. I love the slow pace here ... it's very easy to fall into the lazy way of life here :)

I'm not sure what's going on tonight but I do know that there is a pool on the roof of the building that is calling my name! Lates!