I met my husband at 18, got married at 23, and then worked (and played) hard for seven years before becoming a mom. It took us five months to like each other again after our daughter was born. I wish I'd known to expect that! At my day job I've labored in television news, print, and on the web, where I've helped launch many a blog, but I am most proud of this one — right here.
As for my kids, they crack me up. One of them recently picked up a phone, looked me sternly in the eyes, and said, "Shhh mommy, I am on a very important work call!" At least I know they're listening to me.
Casey Anthony just won't go away -- and now is coming out swinging against the people she owes money to. I'm guessing that since she was found not guilty in the murder of her little girl, Caylee, in 2011, she figures there is no reason she should have to pay for the court expenses incurred while defending herself. Why do I think that? Because yesterday she filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in a Florida court. It's a convenient way to get out of her debt. $792,000 in debt.
Last night Adam Levine, Andy Samberg, and Kendrick Lamar starred in the best digital short on "Saturday Night Live" since the hilarious Justin Timberlake "D*** in a Box" short. I know -- you doubt me. Go ahead and watch it because this is an instant classic if I've ever seen one. It's called "YOLO" -- which stands for You Only Live Once -- and I've watched it five times already because every time I watch it I catch some other little hilarious clip I missed the time before. I think Levine is trying to move in on Timberlake's territory and you know ... I think he's got a shot.
Looks like Tina Turner is trading in her American citizenship and heading to Switzerland. Well, to be fair, she's been living in Switzerland since 1995 and speaks fluent German. But she has just been awarded citizenship there, pending formal approval from state and federal authorities. The big question on everyone's mind now is why would she want to renounce her rights as an American? Many people speculate that high U.S. taxes have something to do with it -- but I like to think it is something else. Something more Hollywood ...
You seriously can't make this stuff up. A woman named Laura Safe was texting her boyfriend and walked herself right into an icy canal. And no, I am not joking, her last name is really Safe. She is a radio personality in Birmingham, England and is thankfully fine. She even managed to throw her purse and phone to safety before she completely submerged. Pretty impressive!
Luckily there was someone there to lift her out of the freezing water and so the only lingering issue is her new fear of texting and some lumps of embarrassment. Safe even gave an interview (below) where you can see her describe how she managed to get tripped up and what she thinks about it now.
It is safe to say this whole texting on-the-run is becoming a hilarious and disturbing trend.
Liberty Ross has officially finally filed for divorce from her can't-keep-it-in-his-pants husband, Rupert Sanders. And well, what did we expect? To their credit -- after it became public that Kristen Stewart and Sanders had a pretty intimate fling, Ross and Sanders tried to work things out. But honestly, I don't know how you get over such an awful public display of unfaithfulness.
TMZ reports that Ross filed her paperwork in L.A. County Superior Court yesterday, has asked for joint custody of their two little ones -- ages 5 and 7 -- and is asking for spousal support.