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Last month, in news that was both shocking yet not at all shocking, we learned that Ryan Edwards is leaving Teen Mom OG.
That doesn’t mean he’s leaving the public eye, though, because this is 2018, and fool’s gotta support his kid(s) somehow.
Ryan and his wife, Mackenzie Standifer, are expecting their first child together (it will be the second for both of them overall).
What would’ve been a heartwarming storyline on the MTV reality show that made him famous won’t be happening, though.
Edwards’ ex, Maci Bookout, reportedly demanded he be nixed from the show because of his struggles with drug addiction.
Maci, who cited the potential impact on their son Bentley, even said she wishes Ryan were still in jail … where he’s safer.
The sad part is she may have a point.
After Edwards’ latest arrest, the 30-year-old’s capacity to handle parenting (or just life, in general) has never been more in doubt.
Being out of work with a baby on the way and looking at prison time for violating probation is not a good position, to say the least.
Well, Mackenzie is – despite shady Ryan’s Tinder history and heroin use – trying to make lemonade out of her lemon of a husband.
She’s moving on to a new career, announced on an official website this week, as “MACKENZIE EDWARDS WEDDING AND EVENTS.”
That’s right, she’s a wedding planner!!
What are you waiting for, couples? She’s currently booking weddings for the fall of 2018, and is ready to make your dreams a reality.
“My name is Mackenzie, and I love all things wedding and events,” Mackenzie says on her official site, Mackenzie Edwards (dot) org.
“My personal mission is to see your dreams come to fruition,” Standifer says, acknowledging that this is no easy task!
“Sometimes it can be hard to take all of the thoughts, dreams, and visions in your head and turn them into a reality.”
“That is where I step in.”
“From start to finish, whatever your needs may be, I will be here to help and guide you every step of the way,” she adds.
“The stress of planning your own wedding can take a toll on ones self and really take away from the whole experience.”
“With my help, we can partner together to create you the wedding of your dreams and alleviate the stress factor.”
Definitely sounds like a good pitch … but how’s she going to do that with a baby at home? Or after she gives birth for that matter??
“When I am not compulsively planning, you can find me hanging out with my family at our fave hot spot, the lake,” she says.
“I have a family FULL of boys (including the dog) so being able to express my femme, creative side is such a breath of fresh air.”
Ranging in prices from $ 150 to $ 1,500, Mackenzie has what it takes to meet your needs at any price point. Super convenient.
For the premium rate, you get two in-person 1-hour consults (up to a maximum of four) plus unlimited contact via email/text & phone.
Weddings are stressful, sure, but no one needs 24-7 access to Mackenzie. Even Ryan needs to go on Tinder now and then.
Sorry. We’ll stop, we promise.
Beyond event and rehearsal coordination, venue selection, handling of payments and the like, you get access to her “little black book.”
[We’ll pass on the jokes.]
All in all, you can expect white glove service planning the event of a lifetime … if you think she’s the best person to do the job, of course.
Would you consider hiring Standifer as your wedding planner … especially after the bizarre parking lot wedding she personally had?
Or the fact that she is, you know, involved with Ryan Edwards? That sort of casts a pall over one’s decision-making … just saying.
As you may have heard, Kylie Jenner’s cosmetics line is quite popular.
So popular, in fact, that Kylie is almost a billionaire as a result of her wildly successful lip kits and other products.
Of course, there’s a reason that so many have taken issue with the phrase “self-made” being applied to Kylie.
After all, Kylie has had a lot of help from her many famous family members, most notably, of course, her mom and manager, Kris Jenner.
But Kris wasn’t the only parent to raise Kylie, and it seems the 20-year-old mogul wants to remind the world that there’s another important role model in her life.
Kylie has been extremely close to her father for her entire life, and she credits Caitlyn Jenner for helping her grow into the incredibly successful adult she’s become.
Now, she’s repaying the favor by getting Caitlyn involved in her several hundred million dollar makeup empire.
In a recent Instagram story, Kylie brought Caitlyn on camera to help her introduce a new filter that allows fans to see how they would look in various lipstick shades without actually having to buy the product.
“What is an Instagram filter?” asked a slightly confused Caitlyn.
“I saw, ‘Oh Kylie is using an Instagram filter.’ What the hell is that?”
Kylie patiently explained the concept to the 68-year-old former Olympian:
“Try on all my colors and it just makes you look flawless with a little lash,” she stated.
The father-daughter duo seemed to enjoy trying on different shades together, but more important than the new product launch was the obvious bond that they share.
Of course, this isn’t the first time that Kylie has shared her love for Caitlyn on social media.
Most recently, she paid tribute to Cait on Father’s Day by posting a collage of photos of the two of them together.
“So lucky to call you my dad,” she captioned the post.
And we’re sure Cait is equally happy to call Kylie her daughter.
Chloe Bennet is the star of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and an incredibly talented, stunningly beautiful actress. She’s also a good person.
Logan Paul is a consummate YouTube star in the worst ways. Some were fortunate enough to have never heard of him before his video mocking Japanese suicide victims went viral at the beginning of the year.
For a while, they’ve been rumored to have been dating. And it is with heavy hearts that we confirm that this is true.
On Wednesday, one concerned fan’s question was able to confirm a mildly disturbing rumor.
“Hey @chloebennet,” a fan asked on Twitter. “I’m seeing rumors you are dating l*gan p*ul? just wondering why you would do that”
Note that this was the fan’s censorship of Logan Paul’s name, not ours (though that censorship can be a smart move on social media).
Celebrities don’t always respond to questions about dating rumors, even when they’re true. But Chloe did reply.
“‘Cause he’s kind, creative, funny, vibrantly curious about life, weird as f–k in all the best ways, a big dork, and he’s one of my best friends,” Chloe replied.
“It doesn’t make sense to a lot of people,” Chloe admitted in the same tweet. “But it doesn’t have to. He’s changed my life for the better and I’ve done the same for him.”
Some may be wondering why someone would censor Logan’s name in a tweet or why people would ask why any self-respecting person, particularly a woman of Asian descent, would date him.
The Twitter user who asked the question in the first place explained in a pair of follow-up tweets.
“I should have included the context within which I was inquiring: considering his past anti-Asian racisms,” the tweet reads. “I ‘censored’ his name so that I wouldn’t have to deal with his stans (so its non-searchable) eating my ass bc I don’t actually like them.”
That same Twitter user also responded to the answer that she received, writing:
“I appreciate that @chloebennet took the time to respond with her side of the story,” she tweeted. “I don’t like him any more than I did before, but this is her life and her choice — that’s the end of it.”
That is a very healthy point of view.
In case the revelation on Twitter wasn’t enough,
TMZ‘s cameras caught Chloe and Logan out and about in Beverly Hills, where they confirmed their relationship with a high five.
After what has apparently been some time of secrecy, they’re finally dating out in the open.
This might be alarming for a lot of Chloe’s fans, but … even though she’s a public figure, how much of this is their business?
Is Logan Paul a human garbage fire? Yes.
Over a month after the widespread controversy over his video in Japan’s infamous “suicide forest,” he filmed himself tasering a dead animal for some reason.
His behavior was so bad that YouTube once again suspended his ads.
Remember, folks, YouTube is a site whose algorithms often lead impressionable teens to Nazi recruitment videos. If you’re not meeting their content standards, you’re either really bad … or showed some forbidden nipples.
But that does not mean that Chloe Bennet does not get to make her own decisions.
We’re inclined to say that the Twitter user who asked her has the right idea when they write “this is her life and her choice — that is the end of it.”
Besides, who among us hasn’t dated or hooked up with a hottie with a terrible personality and struggled to justify our decision to friends?
You don’t have to like Logan Paul to support Chloe’s right to follow her own path.
And Chloe absolutely should not be held accountable for her boyfriend’s bad behavior.
Also, despite my frustration, this reminds me that I really should catch up on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
With all the recent talk of Tristan Thompson cheating on Khloe Kardashian, it’s easy to forget that this isn’t the first time Khloe has chosen poorly while drafting from the ranks of the NBA.
Yes, before she was mother to baby True, Khloe was Mrs. Lamar Odom.
And if you’ll recall that relationship wasn’t all sunshine and rainbows, either.
Lamar was also unfaithful to Khloe, but the consensus has always been that what really drove the couple apart was Odom’s drug use.
His substance abuse was so severe that it eventually left Lamar comatose and fighting for his life in a Los Angeles hospital.
Khloe stood by his side as he recovered, which is futher evidence that she never stopped loving Lamar, but was forced to end their marriage simply because she couldn’t stand by and watch him destroy himself.
Or at least that’s what the Kris Jenner publicity machine has led us to believe!
Lamar has a memoir coming out next month, and today, the former NBA star spoke with US Weekly about the book:
“I”m very excited to work with BenBella Books, Inc. to release my very first book,” Odom said.
“My fans have always been the best and I really wanted to release this book to give you all a chance to get to know Lamar Odom and my real story, directly from me.”
“I hope to [be] an inspiration to many that you can overcome adversity and challenge no matter where you fall from.”
Pretty generic, boilerplate stuff, to be sure.
Lamar probably had a PR rep feeding him lines through an earpiece for that part of the interview.
Later on, however, things got mildly interesting:
According to Us, Lamar stated that the book would reveal “what led to the end” of his marriage to Khloe.
Normally, we’d say he’s just trying to move some units, but we all know the public version of the Kardashians’ personal lives is never the real story.
Maybe Lamar really does have some bombshell news that will make him seem like the sympathetic party here.
Of course, if he’s planning on engaging in any Khloe-bashing, his timing couldn’t be worse.
Generally, people aren’t fond of ganging up on new moms who just got cheated on by their partners.
Long before Angelina Jolie divorced Brad Pitt, the actress was involved in a different high-profile breakup.
Yes, some of our younger readers may not even remember the days when Jolie was married to Billy Bob Thornton, but that relationship happened — and it was every bit as bonkers as it sounds.
When the 19-year age difference and the fact that one of you is named Billy Bob are not even the weirdest things about the relationship, you know you’ve got something special.
Thornton and Jolie met on the set of the 1999 film Pushing Tin, and they married the following year.
The marriage only lasted three years, but oh, the memorable moments they provided us with during that time.
Angie and Billy Bob wore vials of each other’s blood on necklaces.
They informed the whole world that they’d just had sex in the days before social media when we weren’t accustomed to knowing way too much about each other’s lives.
And of course, they got tattoos in one another’s honor, but we’re pretty sure Angie has commemorative ink for every human she’s ever crossed paths with, so that’s no biggie.
The point is, Billy Bob and Angie seemed to be head over heels for one another.
So where did it all go wrong?
Well, as you’re no doubt aware, Jolie is the jet-setting type — the kind of person who makes the entire party cringe when she describes herself as “a citizen of the world.”
Billy Bob, conversely, is more of a homebody, and in a recent podcast interview, he revealed that that’s ultimately what led to the end of his fifth marriage.
“Hers is a global lifestyle, and mine is an agoraphobic lifestyle, so that’s really — that’s the only reason we’re probably not still together maybe, because of a different path in life we wanted to take,” Thornton said Wednesday.
“We just had different lifestyles.”
Thornton stated that he has only fond memories of his time with Jolie, a comment that his current wife (lucky number six!) might have mixed feelings about:
“I remember our time together as really being great,” Thornton said.
As for some of the wild behavior that he and Angelina engaged in, Billy Bob says much of it was exaggerated by a media that was at that time obsessed with Jolie’s eccentric ways.
“We had so much fun. A lot of the things [people] said about us at the time were exaggerated,” he said.
“It wasn’t as crazy as people wrote about it. You know what I mean?”
Thornton claimed the infamous blood necklaces were a prime example of this phenomenon:
“The necklaces were a very simple thing,” he said.
“‘Hey, let’s poke our fingers with a pen and smear a little blood on there, and when we’re away from each other, we’ll wear the necklace.’ It was that easy,” Billy Bob explained.
“But by the time it came out in the press, it sounded like we were wearing a bucket of blood around our necks.”
Well, when A-listers shed blood for any reason, it’s generally gonna make the tabloids.
It’s not quite what they mean by the phrase “if it bleeds, it leads,” but pretty close.
Tristan Thompson scored eight points and pulled down seven rebounds in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night.
But that modest statline barely told the story of this scandal-plagued power forward, who also likely scored after the game by pulling down someone else’s pants.
This should come as no surprise, of course, based on Thompson’s history.
But it should come as a surprise when you consider the woman with whom we’re assuming Tristan scored:
Indeed, the long-time reality star and the mother of Thompson’s second child was in attendance at Quicken Loans Arena yesterday to watch Tristan and the Cleveland Cavaliers lose by a score of 110-102 to the Golden State Warriors.
The Warriors are now just one victory away from their third championship in four seasons, which is a very impressive feat.
Still, it’s not nearly as impressive as what Thompson appears to have accomplished here:
The shady southpaw has apparently gotten away with his many months of cheating on Kardashian and is now back in her good graces.
How else to interpret Khloe cheering on the Cavs at the game, while wearing a a team t-shirt and smiling as she made her way around the arena, according to TMZ and many onlookers?
Khloe gave birth to a baby girl she actually named True back on April 11.
This blessed event took place mere days after word spread across the Internet that Thompson had been sleeping with a multitude of women behind her (PREGNANT!) back.
Nevertheless, Khloe has remained in Cleveland since her child’s arrival, reportedly not residing with her dishonest boyfriend, yet clearly interacting with him very often.
(Let’s be serious, right? No one would leave in Cleveland voluntarily unless he or she had a practical reason to do so.)
Recent reports have alleged that Khloe’s famous family members have been urging her to move back to Los Angeles.
Yet she has shown no inclination to do so.
Does this mean Khloe has fully forgiven Thompson?
Or perhaps she just thinks it’s best for little True to have a father in her life.
We can’t say at the moment.
But Thompson has been showing signs of stress and tension throughout these playoffs, likely because he’s aware that once they’re over, he won’t have any excuse any longer to be away from Khloe.
(Nor, lacking any more road trips, will he have reliable avenue on which he can cheat on her.)
Last week, Thompson got into a screaming match with Draymond Green and then shoved a ball in his face, as you can see here:
Then, he got so fed up with a reporter that he cursed and walked away in a huff, as you can see here:
What will happen when the Cavs lose to the Warriors and Thompson is faced with a long offdeason and plenty of questions to answer at home?
The kind that have less to do with playing defense on Steph Curry and more to do with defending the duplicitous actions of his penis?
We don’t know.
But we’re sort of excited to find out.