The fabulous Friday trash wrap: Ian Thorpe is so straight it hurts
Low-brow news for high-brow people:
And send one dollar to Happy Dude… The voice of Bart Simpson, Nancy Cartwright, has recorded a robocall voice message as the character to promote a Scientology event. Not that it’s news that Cartwright is a clam, but Fox are notoriously tight about the use of their intellectual property — in this case, Bart Simpson. But are they litigious enough to take on the notoriously lawsuit-happy Church of Scientology?
The secret to the Obamas’ love life? Fisting, according to Fox News:
Jessica Alba pwns Bill O’Reilly. Jessica Alba takes Bill O’Reilly to task over his knowledge of WWII history:
“Last week, Mr. Bill O’Reilly and some really classy sites (i.e.TMZ) insinuated I was dumb by claiming Sweden was a neutral country. I appreciate the fact that he is a news anchor and that gossip sites are inundated with intelligent reporting, but seriously people… it’s so sad to me that you think the only neutral country during WWII was Switzerland.”
· Ian Thorpe’s housemate is a Brazilian swimmer named Daniel Mendes.
· Daniel is described as “more slightly built” than Ian.
· Ian Thorpe’s former coach Tracey Menzies set them up (to become friends).
· According to the Telegraph, the pair became training buddies before their friendship developed… into more friendship.
GOOP-watch. Ok, we’re just going to make this a regular feature, because Gwyneth Paltrow continues to delight and amuse with her online newsletter each and every week. This week, she shares her secret recipe for steamed peas: “Steam the peas for two to three minutes.”