A former staff writer at People and Us Weekly, I have covered everything from hero pets to hurricanes to the secrets of celebrity slim-downs (which is basically avoiding carbs and anything else that you might actually enjoy eating). My work has also appeared in Essence and Self Magazine. Now an editor at The Stir, I spend my downtime hanging out with my hubby, toddler, and Shih Tzu in New York City. My other favorite pastime -- reality TV. I swear I've learned everything I need to know to survive this life from Snooki, Kim K, and NeNe Leakes.
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There is a lot of mystery surrounding George Clooney's fiance Amal Alamuddin. Yes, we know she's gorgeous. We know she's smart (she's a top lawyer after all). But what we really want to know is how the hell did she manage to snag the biggest bachelor of them all? She has succeeded where so many starlets and divas have failed. Another amazing feat: the latest details about the Clooney wedding prove that the big day is actually more about her than the huge star. That must be a Hollywood first.
Leaked nude pics of stars -- a dream come true for millions of fawning fans, but a total nightmare to the featured celeb. Why? It's humiliating. Sure, many of them strip down on the big screen, but this is completely different. A raunchy love scene with Ryan Gosling is for all the world to see. A topless selfie intended for your husband or boyfriend isn't. Take a look at the 14 most embarrassing celeb photo leaks.
Ever think you had the worst boyfriend ever? I bet he was nothing compared to Ryan Eddy Watenpaugh. The Northern California man is accused of killing his ex-girlfriend's Pomeranian, cooking it, and secretly serving it to her during an alleged "make up" dinner. Here is how the sickening situation went down.
I would think that all of Jennifer Lopez's exes would be under a strict confidentiality agreement -- especially once she cuts them loose. After all, she is one of the most famous women in the world and lots of tabloids would love to get their hands on juicy tidbits from her personal life. Well, now one of her former husbands has finally opened up to Us Weekly. Chris Judd reveals exactly why JLo can't find lasting love.
In most cases of bullying, parents feel powerless. Powerless to stop the torment. Powerless to help their kids feels safe. That is the pain that Florida mom Shaniqua Hawkins felt in the weeks and days leading up to her son's death. She says that her 14-year-old son Lamar killed himself because of the merciless torment of school bullies. "They won because he took his life," she said.