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The Hills: New Beginnings Is Here, Complete With Lots of Staring

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Khloe Kardashian Says She’s Found the ”Beauty” in Life After Tristan Thompson Scandal

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The Bachelorette Went Naked Bungee Jumping and Guess Who’s Mad About It

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Confessions of a Mail Order Bride, Aubrey Plaza ‘Gets Off’ on Public Humiliation and More

  • Confessions of a mail order bride [CavemanCircus]
  • Aubrey Plaza ‘gets off’ on public humiliation [Celebitchy]
  • Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper are still pimping their fake romance [Dlisted]
  • Madison Beer walks around in a bra (NSFW) [DrunkenStepfather]
  • Trevor Noah claps back at critics over his offensive tweets [Celebitchy]
  • Aussie model stuck in Bali over wet stain [TheBlemish]
  • Katharine McPhee…bikini time! [GCeleb]
  • Jenelle Eason‘s sister Ashleigh wants people to know she’s not trailer trash [Starcasm]
  • AnnaLynne McCord braless streetwalker (NSFW) [TheNipSlip]
  • People share the worst ways they’ve been dumped [Linkiest]

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Jussie Smollett Body Cam Footage Reveals Noose, Alleged Bleach

We have yet another twist and a possibly giant turn in the Jussie Smollett case/investigation/scandal/total and complete mess.

On Monday evening, police released a couple of videos in relation to the alleged attack against the veteran Empire actor.

As you must know by now, Smollett told the police and then the public way back in late January that he had been attacked on the streets of Chicago.

He said this attack was perpetrated by two white men... that they tied a noose around his neck... that they poured bleach all over him... and that they screamed racial and anti-gay epithets in his direction.

At first, Smollett was the subject of numerous sympathetic articles and headlines.

The entire world, including President Donald Trump, appeared to be on his side.

But after more information came to light (such as the supposed assailants being two black men who actually knew Smollett well) and doubts were raised about the validity of Smollett's story, he eventually became a pariah.

The police actually arrested Smollett on the charge of falsifying an official report -- only for the district attorney to eventually let the star go free.

The situation continues to be a sordid and confusing enigma.

This leads us into the newest update, which is this:

Chicago police released video today that showed a noose around the Empire star’s neck. It also features a brief conversation between Smollett and the officers inside his apartment.

“Do you want to take it off or anything?” an officer asks Smollett in the body cam footage, which depicuts the actor donning a cream and red sweater and having a tangle of white rope around his neck.

“Yeah I do. I just wanted you all to see,” Smollett replies.

He then claims that bleach is all over him.

After just about 30 seconds of an exchange, Smollett gives the police permission to turn off their body cameras.

So... what does this footage actually reveal?

A Smollett apologist would say there you go, it shows a noose around his neck. Case closed! He was attacked!

A Smollett critic would say that it's VERY weird for Smollett to have simply kept the noose around his neck (the video was filmed about 40 minutes after the alleged attack)... that he doesn't appear injured at all... that his mere claim of bleach being on his person doesn't mean anything at all... and that his request to have the cameras turned off could mean he didn't want anyone else to see all this flimsy evidence.

It really just depends on where you stand.

On Friday, Cook County Judge Michael Toomin announced that that Smollett’s criminal case will face another review by a special prosecutor.

He also said that the actor, who he described as a “charlatan who fomented a hoax the equal of any twisted television intrigue," could face additional charges.

So this still isn't the last we've heard about this scandal.

Check out the official police footage now.

Jussie smollett body cam footage reveals noose alleged bleach

Lizzo Says She Is Staying True to Herself Even After Massive “Glow-Up”

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Anfisa Nava Slays at Very First Bodybuilding Competition!

Looks like Anfisa Nava is putting those insane abs to good use!

The 90 Day Fiance season four star has spent the last year transforming her body in preparation for her first ever bodybuilding competition.

Well, the big day finally came, and we're here to tell you she absolutely killed it!

Anfisa Arkhipchenko Nava Three Medals

On Saturday Anfisa competed in the NPC West Coast Classic competition in Riverside, California. 

The 23-year-old Russian model walked into the competition a first-timer with no expectations.

She then walked away with three medals!

Anfisa proudly shared her results on her Instagram, flaunting her medals and, as usual, her incredible physique.


"2nd place novice and true novice, 5th place open," Anfisa revealed in the caption, adding a relieved face emoji.

"Such an amazing first show experience," she recalled.

 Anfisa also shared a video clip of herself posing on stage for the final round. 

In the video, Anfisa struts and shows off her form to a remix of Flo Rida's "Low," as fans in the audience scream out her her name.

That's the dream, people.

Anfisa can hardly contain her excitement in the accompanying caption.

Anfisa competition caption

"Stayed up until 5am re-watching videos from last night at #NPCwestcoast @centerpodium and reading your comments!" she exclaimed.

Anfisa added that she tried to sleep, but woke up just a few hours later becasue she was "overwhelmed with joy and excitment."

She also mentions that she had a bit of stage fright, saying that her performance was "A little rushed as I was nervous."

If she was nervous, it didn't really show on stage. We thought she looked graceful, strong, and happy with her performance.

And we know it's an experience she looks forward to repeating, along with her coach Paul Revelia.

"Can't wait to see what @paulrevelia and I are going to bring to the stage next time," she wrote, adding the fire emoji for good measure.

Anfisa Nava Poses Before NPC Competition

We're glad she's excited for more. Anfisa seemed a bit apprehensive about her future in bodybuilding in a recent interview with E! Online.

"We'll see how this first one goes. I don't really have any expectations," Anfisa told E!

"I just want to get my feet wet and see what its like, and go from there," she explained.

Pretty stellar results for someone who wasn't even sure she wanted to keep doing this.

Maybe she was just being modest.

Anfisa Nava Gained 10 Pounds

On the other hand, Anfisa definitely had other options, if her competition had turned out to be a nightmare.

She's currently enrolled in community college, and she revealed she also hopes to attend a four-year university starting in August.

Between all the hours spent studying, and all the work it takes to maintain that model figure, we expect Anfisa will have her hands quite full.

That said, now that her husband Jorge Nava is behind bars, Anfisa will have that much more time to focus on herself.

Jorge, who was introduced along with Anfisa on 90 Day Fiancewas arrested in February of 2018 for possession of 293 pounds of marijuana (woah!) with intention to sell.

In September, he received a two-and-a-half year sentence.

Jorge Nava and Anfisa Nava Dance

Meanwhile, Anfisa's been throwing herself headlong into her fitness regime, and showing off the results along the way.

She recently shared her fitness secrets that led to her 26-pound weight loss and incredible muscle tone.

(Spoiler alert -- she ate less food and exercised a lot)

No doubt, Anfisa's dealt with plenty of stress, and put in a ton of work lately.

But when the reward turns out to be a literal medal, we're betting it feels worth the trouble.

Why We Should Give The Bachelorette’s Hannah Brown a Break for Keeping Luke P. Around

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New Video Shows Jussie Smollett with Noose Around His Neck After Alleged Attack

Jussie Smollett still had a noose around his neck more than 40 minutes after his alleged attack -- it's something we already reported, but now, for the first time, we see the video. Chicago police just released a boatload of evidence, including…

Here’s Why Fans Are Doubting Jake Paul and Tana Mongeau’s Engagement

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Mishel Prada Wears Nothing and Other Fine Things to Ogle 6.24.19

Kick your week off with these sexy links including Aubrey O’Day topless, Maitland Ward nude, and the week’s best boob tube nudes!

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Alexandra Daddario Busting Out Her Ginormous Bosom Over Monopoly… Literally!

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Inside Barack and Michelle Obama’s Summer Getaway With George and Amal Clooney

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Hilary Duff Receives Apology “Dick” From Fiancé Matthew Koma After Argument

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Bachelor in Paradise’s Krystal Nielson Opens Up About Married Life With Chris Randone

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Everything We Know About Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Rumored Asia Tour

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Claudia Romani and Daisy Jaemaking Have An, Um, Interesting Way Of Doing Yoga

Egotastic superstar Claudia Romani was recently joined by her sexy gal pal Daisy Jaemaking for some healthy beachside yoga, but we have to say, they’re introducing poses that even we don’t know about. And obviously we’re the lifestyle and fitness experts. That’s right. This is written by Julianne Hough.

Anyway as always the gorgeous and busty Claudia was simply trying to go about her business when the paps somehow caught wind of her presence on the beach. The Italian supermodel and reality tv starlet started her workout at the beginner level by posing in recognizable yoga configurations. But that was just child’s play. She and Daisy kicked things up to a yoga ten by flaunting their bethonged booties while leaning seductively against a wall, and then by just rolling around in the sand next to a seaweed heart. Don’t be intimated fellas. It takes years of practice to get this good at yoga. Ladies. Teach us.

Photo Credit: MEGA

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Delaney Sproles is a Classic Nude Beauty

If you can make it past her pierced nipples, there’s something old Hollywood about Delaney Sproles. With her blonde hair and dark eyebrows, smoldering looks, and taut body, she looks like she stepped right out of a 1940s film noir, exuding smoky charm and a dangerous air that says, “If I sleep with this woman, I might end up dead.”

These are compliments I’m paying her, I’m not pondering if you’ll end up dead because she’s going to kill you, but she might have a dangerous side man that’s a boxer and he’ll blackjack you to death if you get to close to her. Delaney Sproles screams femme fatale, but more than that, she could also convincingly pull off the mid-60s seductress like Catherine Deneuve in Buñuel’s Belle du Jour.

The point of all of this is to say that Delaney Sproles is a timeless beauty. As much as she’s a product of the here and now, she’s also got that incredible face and body that looks straight out of the golden age of Hollywood. That’s a hard line to straddle, but Delaney Sproles straddles it like few others. Now if we could just get down to running an insurance scam together.

Photos courtesy of Playboy Plus

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Ric Flair Drinkin Beer Again Just 1 Month After Medical Scare

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Boob Tube Roundup: The Week’s Sexiest TV Scenes 6.24.19

Over at MrSkin.com, they don’t just focus on the week’s best nude scenes. They also round up all of the sexy non-nude content from the week and we’re bringing it to you in our Boob Tube Roundup! Here’s what you’ll find in the gallery below…

Vida: Mishel Prada shows off her cleavage and ass in some sexy lingerie.

Yellowstone: We get a cheek peek on Katherine Cunningham, as well as a pokey nipple, as she wakes up Wes Bentley and invites him to meet her parents.

L.A.’s Finest: Gabrielle Union wakes up in bed with Duane Martin wearing a sexy red bra almost showing some nip as she turns over.

Ambitions: This new series on Oprah’s OWN Network brought some supremely sexy ladies in its debut episode. Essence Atkins shows off plenty of cleavage in a low-cut evening gown, Erica Page shows sideboob in the shower, and Christina Kirkman & Kayla Smith share a tense bathroom scene that ends with Christina licking Kayla’s lips.

Dark Season 2: In episode six of this German horror series on Netflix, Lisa Vicari wears a bikini while swimming at a lake, while Antje Traue and Luise Heyer share a sapphic smooch in episode three!

Animal KingdomKelli Berglund of Now Apocalypse fame guests starred on this TNT favorite this week and flirts with a guy before stripping off her dress and jumping into a pool.

Grand Hotel: This new ABC series got as sexy as network TV gets these days with both Christa B. Allen and Denyse Tontz showing off their banging bikini bods!

The Detour: Finally, the fourth season debut of this TBS comedy brought some bikini action from Jenn Ghotani and Briana Skye as two of Jared’s girlfriends that he met across the world.


Photos courtesy of MrSkin.com

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‘Queen and Slim’ Debut Trailer Introduces “The Black Bonnie and Clyde”


Following some killer supporting turns in films like Widows and Black Panther, Get Out‘s Daniel Kaluuya is back in the lead—or co-lead anyway—in the new drama Queen & Slim. Following a disastrous first date, Slim (Kaluuya) and Queen (Nightflyers‘ Jodie Turner-Smith) find themselves on the lam after shooting a cop. Now this mismatched pair is on the lam, making headlines, and finding themselves on a collision course with destiny.

The film marks the feature writing debut of Lena Waithe (The Chi, Master of None) and feature directorial debut of Melina Matsoukas, who helmed Beyoncé’s video for “Formation.” While Bokeem Woodbine’s character in the trailer dubs Queen and Slim “the black Bonnie & Clyde,” the comparison isn’t quite apt. They don’t appear to be on a crime spree of any kind, but then again, one never knows what could happen.

This is a decent premise for a film and one that is sure to spark a lot of debate and discussion. Based solely on the trailer and the film’s pedigree, I doubt there’s going to be anything conventional about the film. Plus Chloë Sevigny is in it, and she’s never been in a conventional movie. Ever.

Queen & Slim hits theaters on November 27.

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Keeping Up with the Kardashians: Jordyn and Tristan, EXPOSED!


We were NOT prepared for that.

In the days leading up to the first part of the Keeping Up with the Kardashians season finale, E! has released several clips from the episode.

They previewed how Khloe would learn the scandalous truth about boyfriend Tristan Thompson had kissed good friend Jordyn Woods, teasing the emotional fallout from such a decision.

We had also read about this incident and covered it in depth over the past several months.

And yet we were still surprised by what went down on Sunday night.

How so? Why was this the case? Keep reading to find out...

1. A Busy Woman

A busy woman
To open the episode, Khloe revealed that she had been experiencing migraines and nausea for the last couple of months. She was also in the process of moving into a rental home while she renovated her Calabasas mansion.

2. In Her Own Words

Khloe kardashian wears a stylish hat
“I get really bad migraines but they’ve been increasing more and more. And I don’t know if my migraines and nausea are caused by the same thing, I’m not really sure. Some days I feel great and I don’t feel nauseous at all and I don’t have a headache and I’m fine. And then the next day, the slightest thing might really upset me, and I get blindsided by them.”

3. Umm... Could She Have Been Pregnant?

Umm could she have been pregnant
Khloe took a test to find out and it came back negative. "I don’t know if I could have handled it if it did say ‘positive’ at the moment. I’m happy that I’m not pregnant because I didn’t want to be, but with that being said, now I’m like, ‘Why the f-ck am I nauseous all the time?’ I almost wish I was so I could say that’s why I’m nauseous," Khloe said afterward.

4. She Felt AWFUL

Khloe kardashian tries to lend a sympathetic ear
"Literally my whole head feels bruised because it’s been pounding for so long and it’s terrifying," she continued. "I’m supposed to go to Cleveland tomorrow to see Tristan, but the way I’m feeling right now, I don’t know if I can be on a flight like that. I’ve been throwing up blood. It’s so intense. I’m blind in my left eye."

5. She Got an MRI. It Came Back Negative.

Khloe kardashian and tristan thompson on halloween
So Khloe still didn't have any answers... and now it was moving day and Tristan was actually in town.

6. Khloe Was Anxious

Khloe kardashian is stylishly worried
“I want everything to be all fresh and perfect for him,” she explained. “But today I have a migraine again, and that’s just annoying because I want to see Tristan. I miss him.”
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Too Beautiful To Fly? Australian Model Stuck in Bali Over Passport Stain

Like a model on one of those bukakke websites, your passport can take a lot of abuse for around $100. What’s different is you don’t want to get your passport wet, at least if you’re planning on traveling to Indonesia. Fox News reported that Australian model Tegan Martin is stuck in Bali after being turned away from her flight due to some minor water damage on her passport.

Martin, the former Miss Universe Australia, posted an image of her passport with a wet corner in her Instagram stories, noting that she was not allowed to board her flight at Denpasar Airport because of it.

“Wasn’t allowed on my flight due to this water mark in the corner of my passport. Has this happened to anyone else?” she wrote in the caption.

I can think of another reason they might not want her to leave, though.

I guess if you’re going to be stuck somewhere a tropical paradise isn’t the worst place. Although she’s from Australia so Bali is probably “too cold” and the flora and fauna are “not trying hard enough to kill me” for her taste.

I’m almost surprised her legs don’t reach Australia from where she is.

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Allison Mack’s ‘Smallville’ Co-Stars Weigh in on Her Sex Cult

Smallville was kind of a big moment in television history, even if it doesn’t seem like it now. It was a Superboy show without having Superboy, instead showing a young Clark Kent discovering his super powers in the days before he became Superman. Of course, as the series ran for like, 10 years instead of two or three, that kind of wore thin eventually and all you could think was “Dude, you’re 30, put on a fucking cape! The Legion of Super-Heroes couldn’t bring you a cape and a flight ring?”

Instead of Superman characters, the series had Superboy’s supporting cast from the 50’s comic, like Clark’s parents, his best friend Pete Ross and his first love Lana Lang. The producers also added a new character, Clark’s schoolmate and friend/potential love interest Chloe Sullivan, played by Allison Mack. The character was so popular that she eventually showed up DC’s Superman comics as Jimmy Olsen’s girlfriend (not anymore though, I’ll bet) and every super hero show since has had a similar character. Spider-Man: Homecoming even made a joke about how Spider-Man needed a “guy in the chair.”

She was also popular enough to get her very own sex cult. Cult leader Keith Raniere was found guilty of all the illegal that having a sex cult comprises and Mack pleaded guilty to some crimes around the cult to avoid a trial.

This is all super awkward for Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum, who played Clark Kent and Lex Luthor on Smallville. See, it’s Smallville week on Rosenbaum’s podcast insideofyou, and it was bound to come up that one of their friends and co-stars went on to have sex slaves.

USA Today had a partial transcript, which isn’t as interesting as I had hoped.

“I didn’t know anything about it. … I was very surprised to read anything about it,” said Welling, who played Mack’s best friend, Clark Kent, on the hit CW show. “It’s sounds very bizarre. Allison was always a nice person around me.”

He added, “It’s also funny that people think that we would know, or that we would have some perspective on it.”

If you think about it, it makes sense that they didn’t know anything, Mack always seemed brainwashed to me. I don’t want to excuse what she did but come on, the woman a million fanboys spent the better part of the 2000s thinking about every time they masturbated doesn’t just suddenly decide she’s going to run a sex cult for a shitty motivational speaker. She absolutely got taken in by a cult, and now she’s basically the only Smallville actress who doesn’t get to be a guest star on Supergirl.

Rosenbaum said he was aware that Mack was taking “part of, like, a self-help thing” when they were co-stars, although it’s not clear if he’s referring to NXIVM.

“I remember one time, maybe it was Allison who asked me or something and she was just like, ‘Hey, you should try coming to it,’ and I was like, ‘No. I don’t know. It’s not for me,’ ” he said.

Rosenbaum concluded: “We’re all figuring out what the deal is.”

Yeah, imagine your friend goes to what you think is a Tony Robbins seminar and they come back with some dude’s initials branded into their outer labia. I mean, you probably wouldn’t know, but if one of your friends goes to a TED Talk and comes back wincing every time they cross their legs, make sure they’re okay.

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Cancelling Michael Jackson Has Only Made Him More Powerful

That’s right, this is another article about cancel culture, the phenomenon where a bunch of people on the internet get mad about that person and then they’re meant to go away forever as if they were an actually funny sitcom on Fox. It turns out that this doesn’t work because Michael Jackson was cancelled and the Associated Press is reporting that sales of Jackson’s music and memorabilia hasn’t been impacted.

“He still commands prices compared to most any other celebrity,” said Darren Julien, president and CEO of the Culver City, California-based Julien’s Auctions. He said his auction house has sold around $15 million of the superstar singer’s property including his white glove that went for $480,000 in 2009 and a jacket, which was recently bought for $75,000.

“He’s the only celebrity where we would have lines of people to get in whenever we had stuff of his to auction,” he continued. “There’s only one person that compares to Marilyn Monroe in collectability, and that is Michael Jackson.”

It might help that Jackson is dead. As I mentioned when The Simpsons pulled the episode he guested in from streaming services, Jackson’s not getting any royalties from his stuff anymore, he’s dead. You don’t have to feel bad for liking Thriller because you’re not supporting a pedophile, like every fan of opera and classical music you’re listening to a song that happened to be written by a pedophile who has been dead for years.

Despite the documentary, Jackson’s music streaming numbers continued to soar, according to Ian Drew, consumer editorial director at Billboard. He said Jackson’s estate has been smart about keeping his music relevant, but it could be diminished over those being “creeped out” by allegations.

The further we get away from Jackson’s death, the less him molesting every boy he could get his hands on is going to matter to people. People are still Catholic and still read Ayn Rand, after all.

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