I'm a high heel wearing writer, magician, sleuth, and twin mama with tattoos. My not-so-secret past includes doing time as the Editor of Playgirl magazine. I get personal on Mommy With Tattoos and mouthy at Daily Momtra. I'm obsessed with taking naps, 70s vintage, chocolate chip cookies, reality TV, and Mexican food (not too spicy, please).
Trouble just seems to be wherever Chris Brown is and such was the case at the party he hosted with his manager Suge Knight last night at 1OAK in Los Angeles. There was a shooting. As of now we don't know who the shooter is -- he fled the scene. But Knight was shot six times, along with two others who were attending the pre-Video Music Awards party. The reported injured were a 19-year-old woman and a 32-year-old man. One is said to be in critical condition.
Selena Gomez is beautiful -- there is no denying that. And for the most part, I love just about everything she wears. Except for maybe those super short shorts. My goodness, Selena!
For a pre-Emmys party, Selena definitely went in the opposite direction of her barely there shorts. In fact, she's so covered up I think the outfit is more 70-something year old grandma instead of 20-something pop star.
The sweetness that is Taylor Swift comes from her incredible ability to make us all want to sing along and feel just like she feels even if we are old enough to be her mother. Okay, she's 24. She's young. Not too young. But she's wise. In her own sweet Taylor Swift way. Her wise ways, however, came from a very reputable source -- at least in my opinion. Swift credits Lena Dunham for teaching her some things, specially on women's rights.
Can you hear the girl power roar? Taylor and Lena are both forces in their own right. (I adore the show Girls.) And this female appreciation is so welcome, so needed, so incredible that Taylor is acknowledging other women like that. See? She's so wise! Check out what she said.
Blonde rapping sensation Iggy Azalea is no Nicki Minaj, but she doesn't have to be -- there is plenty of room in the female rapper department for both of them. Still, I kind of love the insanity that Iggy is an Australian who raps like she's from the dirty South. And that song Fancy with Charli XCX ... I might know all the words. Shhh.
Both ladies are performing at the VMAs. Last night there was a mishap with Minaj when one of her dancers was bit by a 6-foot-long snake during the rehearsal. It was an anaconda that was clearly supposed to be dancing around with them during the song Anaconda but instead sssssank it'ssssss teeth into ssssomeone. Yikessssss. Well today, it was Iggy's turn for something to go wrong. Azalea took a tumble off the stage while performing Fancy.
The makeup-free look isn't for everyone. I'm not saying everyone isn't gorgeous without some lipstick or mascara, but I am saying that some people just don't feel right without a little hint of liner. And especially if you are a celebrity with 2,847 people looking at your photos every five minutes. The pressure! The desire to reach for some concealer is probably too great to refuse. Not for Kim Kardashian.
I know a lot of us love to dislike her greatly (I'm trying to be pleasant) but this woman ... wow. She is beautiful. Way more beautiful without any makeup on. She looks so different, more exotic, when she doesn't paint up her face. Her latest selfie is simply breathtaking.