PINK is the new BLOG
Everybody's Business Is My BusinessTM






Monday, February 19, 2007

A Haircut To Regret

Happy President's Day, y'all (or is it actually Presidents Day without the apostrophe?). Hopefully not too many of you have to work today and are enjoying yourselves at home. David and I are enjoying our first full day here in Barcelona, Spain having already been out and about for breakfast, lunch and errands (including picking up tickets to see Nine Inch Nails here in town TONIGHT!) ... the weather is amazing and as I type this we can hear a gentleman singing in Spanish from the street below our balcony. So ... let's get to the day's goss already ...

Poor Britney. It's clear that the girl did not properly think thru her decision to shave off all of her hair last Friday night ... in fact, just a few hours before she did the now infamous deed (which is still making headlines on newspapers all over the place), she was seein smiling from ear-to-ear as she arrived in LA fresh from her 24-hour stint in rehab. Here are pictures of Britney lookin' happy at the airport ... and then lookin' sad after having shaved off most of her hair:


Personally, I think it would've been wiser to just get a perm instead. Sure it would've looked terrible but at least she'd still have her own hair. [Source]

Since shaving off her lovely locks, Britney has decided to wear a short blonde bob wig so as not to garner much attention with her bald head:


Yep, it looks so natural. You can hardly tell it's a wig that she's wearing. Let this be a lesson to y'all ... think before you go and shave your heads -- you don't want to suffer with Shavers Remorse afterwards. [Source]

In other news ... the NBA All-Star basketball game took place over the weekend and instead of focusing on the game itself (cuz I could really care less ... tho the West did beat the East 153 to 132, for those of you who do care) let's focus on the other entertainment available ... both at halftime and in the stands. Xtina Aguilera was the half-time performer and she whipped out a little ditty from her bag of performance tricks:


I didn't watch the actual performance myself but I must say that Xtina does look really hot ... I especially love her hair. [Source]

There were celebrities galore in the audience ... including Prince (wearing a very fetching ladie's hat) who was curiously seated very close to Eva Longoria:


Photo credit: Getty

Hmm ... you know, Eva really does seem to be Prince's type. He likes those caramel-colored Latinas you know. I wonder if he made his move? I wonder if he offered to let her borrow his hat if she'd go out with him? [Source]

Rufus Wainwright brought his tribute to Judy Garland to London, England at the Palladium this past weekend and was lucky enough to appear on stage with Judy's own daughter Lorna Luft ... and I bet he was in GAY Heaven ... here are a couple pictures from the show:


There are Judy Garland fans, there are superfans - and there is Rufus Wainwright. Not for him the watching of The Wizard of Oz a hundred times or occasional wearing of a blue checked dress, although the Canadian singer-songwriter has probably done those things as well. Wainwright took his idol worship to extraordinary lengths at the Palladium, one of Garland's regular haunts, where he turned the show of her life into the show of his. Garland's 1961 legendary comeback concert at Carnegie Hall became one of the most popular live albums of all time, winning five Grammys. Wainwright, who is as self-confident as it is possible to be without running for president, had the brass neck to perform the exact same show on the same New York stage last June, where it was received favourably enough for him to bring it to London and Paris this month. He has got away with it because this was not an inferior singer putting himself on the same pedestal as a legend. Wainwright was prostrate at the feet of the woman he has called "a gay beacon, a gay saint," never attempting to imitate her, simply resurrecting her finest hour for no darker motive than to remind everyone of the greatness of these old songs. In a golden Christmas tree of a suit, Wainwright shimmied in front of a 36-piece orchestra, a pure tapdancing showman on raucous numbers such as Almost Like Being in Love and Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart. His voice, a quivering, reedy thing that is an acquired taste but unique in contemporary pop, was nothing like Garland's ... He accepted the impossibility of his self-imposed task, fluffing lines, giggling, generally acting the giddy fanboy rather than the sincere artist. He enthusiastically wallowed in the campness of the Trolley Song but was genuinely touching on I Can't Give You Anything But Love. An appearance by Garland's daughter Lorna Luft gave the project the official seal of approval it richly deserved. Of course it couldn't match one of the greatest nights in showbusiness history, but for enthusiasm alone, Wainwright had earned the right to click his heels and go home a happy man. I am still kicking myself for having missed this show when he performed it in NYC last June but I hear he is bringing it to LA later on this year. You better believe I won't miss it again. I love Rufus ... it's great to have him back on the scene again. [Source]

Another performer who is back on the scene again after being out of the spotlight for a bit is Sophie Ellis-Bextor. Sophie performed at the legendary G-A-Y nightclub in London this past weekend in support of her new single Catch You from her forthcoming album Trip the Light Fantastic ... here are a few pics from her performance:


Wee! I am a huge Sophie fan ... both of her already released albums are amazing. The new single is pretty damn good as well (click HERE to hear it for yourself on her official My Space profile). I love the big hair on Soph but I'm not sure how I feel about the hot pants ... they look a bit like hot bloomers. I do like the heart tattoo on her arm ... even if it looks fake :) [Source]

Here are a couple pictures of Daniel Radcliffe signing a few autographs for all the people who just saw him perform in the nude in his new West End play Equus last Friday night:


Photo credit: WENN

We are still waiting on good pictures of Daniel's nekkidness to leak from one of his performances. There is a fake photo going around that is claiming to be of his manhood but, alas, it is just a Photoshop creation. And so ... we wait. [Source]

Back in the US, fresh from her release from the Wonderland Rehab Facility, Lindsay Lohan spent her weekend club hopping ...


... what, were you expecting her to start hanging out at coffee klatches and knitting bees? [Source]

Brangelina took to the streets of New Orleans in order to give their little ladies a tour of the neighborhood ... but, Uh-Oh, it looks like things between Zahara and Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt have already gone sour:


Yeah, I knew that Zahara wouldn't be takin' no bull shizz from no Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt. Shiloh may be the most genetically perfect human child on Earth but I don't think that carries much weight with Zahara. I'd like to see what baby Z would to if Shiloh started messing with her chips. [Source]

Madonna and her family, including the newest addition David Banda, have flocked into Los Angeles this past weekend ... here is a picture of the clan's arrival:


Damn ... little David looks so big already. I'm not sure what the Ciccone-Ritchies are doing in town but I'm sure we'll be finding out soon enough. [Source]

Victoria Beckham is really making herself at home in LA these days ... she dumped off the kids with their nanny and got herself out of the house to do some shopping:


I hope the first thing she shopped for was a new look because that Flashdance look she's rockin' went out of vogue about 25 years ago. [thanks Sonja]

Here are a few screencaptures from David Beckham's most recent shoot for his new Motorola ads in Hong Kong:


I have no idea what baring one's chest has to do with the sale of cell phones but all I know is that after getting a peek at Becks' bare chest I have to immediately run out and buy a Motorola phone ... oh ... I think I get it now. [Source]

Paula Abdul was among the celebs at the In Defense of Animals Benefit Concert this past weekend ... and it looks like she was trying to get some love from one of the puppies at the event:


It's too bad she had to go and pick a discerning pooch to try and make out with. [Source]

Kelis unveiled her new look at the Chicago Auto Show this weekend ...


... and I gotta say ... it's not a good look for her. Cotton Candy just isn't a good hair color ... just ask Rachel McAdams. [Source]

Mariah Carey is such a diva y'all:


Photo credit: Splash News

As soon as the cameras come out she goes into fully on Mimi Mode. Eh, it works for her, I guess. [Source]

So ... Paris Hilton threw her own birthday party this weekend in Las Vegas ... and apparently she also did her own make-up ... how else can you explain this mess:


Photo credit: Splash News

How embarrassing! All she had to to was take those goops of make-up left on her nose and smear them across her chest marks to cover them up. Voila! Even I can do make-up better than Paris Hilton. [Source]

Here are a couple new photos of Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz from a recent Rolling Stone magazine photoshoot:


The pics are nice and all ... but we've already seen the P33N ... why must he tempt us so with those girly low-rise jeans? Just give us the good stuff :) [Source]

And finally, Mandy Moore's smiling face is on the cover of the new issue of Seventeen magazine ...


... but her scowly face is featured inside the mag. Why do you think that Mandy looks so pissed? Maybe she hates wearing those frilly pink dresses about as much as I hate looking at them? [Source]

Les News:
As I mentioned earlier, we are having an amazing time here in Barcelona. We have already spent the early part of the day out and about taking in the area around our hotel. While we were out, we came upon a poster advert for the NIN shows here in Barcelona this week:


Thanks to our very helpful concierge we were directed to an automated machine that sells and dispenses concert tickets right around the block from where we are staying ... we should have machines like this in the US!

I'm pretty sure we're going to be eating nothing but Tapas all week long ... the food here is excellent ... the weather is superb and the people are so friendly despite the fact that we must rely on David's high school knowledge of Spanish. The only draw-back that I've discovered so far is this country's fascination with Marc Anthony ... everywhere we went he was on the radio. Blech!

So ... we're off to the show in a few hours (it's already late here in Spain) ... have a great day, y'all! I am out!


[Permalink]


Advertisement


For The Honor
Of Gossip ...

I Have The Power!


This is where I create and regurgitate all the news that's fit to type.

Hearsay & Gossip,
Rumor & Fact ...

Pink is the new Blog!

Comin' atcha from the West Coast, all updates occur in Pacific Time


[ Email Me ]



So Yesterday
The Archives




search this site

Google search the web

This blog originates HERE.
Hot Pink
My Fave Posts From Days Of Yore



Your Ad Here



    Please support the advertisers who sponsor this site. Thank you.




Princess Zakiya
Baby Z's Picture O' The Moment


My Book Club
What I'm Reading











MiTunes
What I'm Listening To














Viddy This
What I'm Watching













Blowin' Up
Mobile Phones Of The Moment


Motorola RAZR² V8 Luxury Edition



iPhone



Blackberry Curve 8320


You Know You Wanna



eLUXURY brand banner

Paparazzi
Photos Of The Beautiful People
Reg. Req'd. @ Imagestation.com



www.flickr.com
This is a Flickr badge showing public photos from pitchatrent. Make your own badge here.

The Hotness
Other Must Read Blogs


Ch-Check It Out
On The Pulse; Hot Shizz












Oh Snap!
Picture O' The Moment


Love Me, Love Me
    Say That You Love Me

  • "Pink is the new Blog: Must Star Hazer -- Why This: Trent Vanegas may run the uproarious gossip roundup from his home outside Detroit, but he doesn't need proximity to make riotous observations about celebs -- often typed directly onto scary paparazzi photos." -- Entertainment Weekly

  • "Anyone looking for a case study in the convergence of homespun blog culture and market-driven mainstream media need look no further than pinkisthenewblog.com and its creator, Trent Vanegas ... It's Not Just a Blog, It's a Brand" -- The New York Times

  • "Finest use of Photoshop: Nothing escapes the keen eyes of Pink is the New Blog, which concerns itself with all types of celebrity lambasting, sartorial style included. Arrows point to flashes of errant celebrity panty; the blog's trademark pink stencil lettering announces "CHER COMES TO TOWN" over photos of a raven-haired Lindsay Lohan." -- The Village Voice

  • "[Pink is the new Blog] offers a hysterical, no-frills treasure trove of photos (enhanced like a football commentator, with arrows and play-by-play markings), gossip and a sweet bank of links directed to stories all over the Web. [The posts are] more like delicious dispatches each day. Vanegas is a concise writer but offers plenty of description to keep things interesting." -- The St. Petersburg Times

  • "The site has just blown up and a Pink mushroom cloud is expected to replace the smog above Hollywood any day now ... Now everyone who's anyone knows that pink is the new blog." -- URB magazine

  • "Brilliantly Bitchy Blogging -- [T]his celeb-obsessed photo blog combines the wit of Oscar Wilde with the wisdom of US Weekly." -- Blender magazine

  • "Hilarious, photo-driven Web site ... covers the trashy trials of Britney & Kevin, Tara Reid, Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan et. al with acidic glee." -- The New York Post

  • "If you don't like having a chuckle at celebrity misfortunes or enjoy a good gossip about Britney's latest blunder, then you might want to refrain from visiting this site. This is our sort of gossip - the piss-taking, ass-shaking stuff that'll keep you coming back for more. A mix of scandal and send-up, hearsay and gossip, rumour and fact." -- NZgirl

  • "i <3 your blog" -- Ultragrrrl

  • "Pink is the new Blog ... It's on a whole 'notha level!" -- Josh M.

  • "wanna check out a funny website? pinkisthenewblog.com, this guy is funny. i always laugh at it at least." -- Joel M.

  • "pink is the new blog is more hotter and tender than jamie lynn spears at her sweet 16 party" -- Thigh Master

  • "I look forward to your update every single day - you are hilarious, my friend." -- Andy Towle

  • "We always loved PINK. Now that we have met the brain of this Magnifique blog, we love it even more ... C'est La Vie en Pink" -- Steph & Alek

  • "[Pink is the new Blog] just passed smoking crack in my top three best ways to pass time at work. obvs." -- Peabs

  • "you can now add Fleshbot to the expanding list of sites that love you" -- Jonno

  • "there must be like 10 trents running your site. it's huge. always great work" -- Spencer

  • "It's hilarious and informative at the same time ... Better than E!" -- Jim Henry

  • "Pink has never looked so good! Rumor has it that even the midgets love him!" -- Christie

  • "Trent is one of the few gay bloggers I could actually get along with in real life." -- Toby

  • "Pink is the new crack" -- Johnnie



This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?


<a href="http://www.bloginspace.com/" target="_blank"><img src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/blogger_img_proxy/AJ0KDdWGokWis49Sn9JDszRMtxcRuta7x-0_4g6IaHp7PdJQbI6wk3NqgplVZg3lplJVy4hK8wtNRoGNV3nRxalbjBeUuQqUY-m-MFiT0L8_5dCSItoJDq4m84Uhfb5k4ykh4WNI-XfvPDpiRA=s0-d" width="145" height="100" border="0" alt="BlogInSpace.com"></a>

A-List Blogger

  eXTReMe Tracker  
Now I Can Die ...



Me and Madonna
NYC 10.17.05