Good morning America! You thought you were safe, but no longer — Lily Allen‘s got a visa and she’s not afraid to use it. The outspoken, feisty London singer (favourite hobbies: kicking paparazzi photogs and being carried out of awards ceremonies having had one too many shandies was banned from the US after being held at LAX airport and questioned over her alleged paparazzo attack last year. The stroppy miss was so p*ssed off at the state of affairs that she later ripped into President Bush, calling him a “F****** C***” (a “Flipping Card”? We’re not sure) and saying: “I’ve been banned from America. That’s nice. Oh well, that means I can’t go back there. Good,” at the V Festival in 2007.
But that’s all water under the bridge now, and we’re sure you and party-hard Lily are going to be the best of friends now. Speaking at the Saatchi gallery in London, Lily said, “Yeah, I got my visa today so I’m allowed back. I can go out there and finish off what I started, which is something that I really wanted to do for a very long time. I’m so happy.”
Finish off what she started? Is this a threat or a promise? We can only wait to find out. [thisislondon; Photo: Getty Images]
“Look,” says Diddy in his new Diddy blog update. “I know that it sounds a bit suspicious that Senator John McCain referred to Senator Barack Obama as ‘That One.’ We must always be watchful of our language and its potential to dehumanize. I would strongly appreciate an apology to us all. But whether McCain meant to demean or simply misspoke, I believe we should focus on the myriad of pressing issues rather than play up the potential subtext of a stray statement. It is far better we ignore such trivial lapses, so that we may shine a brighter light on the dangers of McCain’s proposed policies. We do need a cool hand at the tiller, and it is Barack Obama who shows this desired temperament. Let us learn from his example.”
Just kidding. Diddy’s seriously pissed over McCain’s ‘That One’ crack, and says he finds the Republican nominee “even scarier than Sarah Palin.” So why isn’t he shrieking?
The case for the existence of karma was delivered a crushing blow on Tuesday when Kory McFarren of Ness City, Kansas won $20,000 from the state lottery for the second time this year. If you recognize the name “Kory McFarren,” it’s because the man was given six months probation after allowing his girlfriend, Pam Babcock, to stay in their bathroom for two years—the last month of which she spent stuck on the toilet. Neighbors of McFarren had no idea that Babcock, who required months of hospital treatment (the lid had glued itself to her sores), was even living in his house. Perhaps this financial windfall will ease the pain of losing her companionship.
Newlywed Scarlett Johansson threw on her favorite pair of red, white, and blue short overalls and posed for the cover of November’s CosmoGirl in honor of election month. Mrs. Ryan Reynolds, who recently slammed the media for exaggerating her alleged e-mail relationship with Barack Obama, had plenty to say about getting youth to vote.
Dating and politics:
I never have [dated someone who subscribes to a different political party]. Again, I think it goes along the lines of sharing the same ideals as somebody. I don’t know how you could – although I’ve spoken to people who don’t necessarily support different political parties but they support different candidates from the same party and I know that they just can’t talk about that kind of thing. They just leave that aside. But as far being from different political parties, I think that would be, you know, it would be difficult. It really would be. I think part of dating somebody is sharing the same ideals.
We, like many of you, tuned in to last night’s Presidential debate only to be put to sleep by the overall snooziness of the whole affair. Sure, there were some golden digs – especially directed at moderator Tom Brokaw – but for the most part, it was like watching that cool stay at home dad bicker with that cranky retired dude from down the street who drives a golf cart instead of a car. But hey, replace that frown with a smile and drop a red sweater his shoulders, and John McCain suddenly bears a striking resemblance to one of America’s most iconic old dudes. All he needs is some fish to feed and some Keds on his feet, and we’ll all be moving to Arizona to be his neighbor. Don’t you agree, friends?
Christie Brinkley‘s ex-husband Peter Cook sits down to chit chat with Barbara Walters for 20/20 about his tumultuous divorce from the supermodel. He basically tells Babs that he boned an 18-year-old because Christie wasn’t paying attention to him. Peter tells Barbara that he started banging Diana Bianchi, his teenage assistant, because, “I was seeking a connection I could not find in my own marriage. I think the emotional aspect of our lives had changed. I think we were both feeling more like we were living with a brother and sister than a life partner. … I think I just suddenly realized when I was getting attention from someone else that this is something that is missing in my life.”
As for his proclivity for philandering, ie. internet porn and voyeurism, he says, “I wanted a little acknowledgment, a little attention, a little thank you every now and then…”
And why, after humiliating himself in divorce court is he sitting down with 20/20 and airing his dirty laundry again? “My hope is that the world will see that I’m not the scum bag pervert that I’ve been painted to be.”
So what is the proper term for a married guy who pulls a teenager out of a toy store, puts her to work in his office, and then bones her in a home he owns with his wife? [Source:ABC]
It feels like just yesterday that every starlet parading down Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles was rocking the oh-so trendy baby belly. Now the kids are approaching six months, and their mommys are slipping right back into their size six dresses. Whether it’s a tummy tuck, a trainer, or just damn good genes, these fifteen celebri-moms have the stuff that MILFs are made of. Check out their post-baby beauty in our gallery below.
As we’ve been telling you for the past few months, there’s trouble in the house of Playboy. According to sources, Hugh Hefner and his lead lady Holly Madison have finally split after having been on the rocks for a little while now, and its all do to the arrival of a set of twins who’ve just moved into the house.
Since Holly moved into the mansion seven years ago, she’s undergone quite the transformation. Check out our photo gallery of Holly to see how she’s changed, both physically and otherwise, throughout her relationship with Hef. [Getty Images]
Troopergate. The Alaskan Independence Party. 12-hour flights with leaking amniotic sacs. Flute solos. Such so-called controversies involving VP nominee Sarah Palin seem all too trivial when compared to the bombshell found in the upcoming issue of Page SixMagazine. If the mainstream media still has any self-respect, they’ll force Palin to say whether she truly saw Alaska as so devoid of any “glamor or culture” that she would drive two hours to pal around with Ivana Trump at the start of her political career. A hockey mom…seeking “culture?” From Ivana Trump? Scary, but true.
In September, Politico discovered an Anchorage Daily News article from 1996 about a “commercial fisherman” from Wasilla, Alaska—Sarah Palin—who drove two hours to see Ivana Trump at JC Penney. Said Palin, “We want to see Ivana, because we are so desperate in Alaska for any semblance of glamor and culture.” Now Page SixMagazine has received confirmation of these allegiations from Ivana herself.
Another day, another debate. While yesterday’s may have been of the political sort, today’s is of the anatomical. The argument lies beneath Lindsay Lohan‘s tank top. Photos taken of her shopping yesterday (seen above) displayed a balloon shape uncharacteristic of natural breasts. After further analysis (see photos below), the jury’s out. So we at Scandalist call on you, fellow Americans, to stare at Lindsay’s knockers… are they real or fake?