While most of us screamed at our parents for refusing to let us get that sweet dragon inked onto our lower backs (in retrospect, thanks Dad!), Justin Bieber’s tattoo is such an awesome idea, his dad Jeremy opted to get a matching one in the exact same place. Earlier today, The Justin Bieber Shrine posted photos of a very special father-son ink session that took place back in May, just in time for Justin and Selena Gomez to spend their vacation in Hawaii. We probably should have know from all the macking it in Maui that Justin’s dad was a “cool dad,” but now we have proof you can only get removed with a laser.
Their identical tattoo is allegedly Hebrew for “Jesus,” and as you can see from the full set of pictures, Bieber looks more than a little scared to be under the needle. We know he’s a mature young man and has parental consent and so on and so forth, but does anyone else think the more ink Justin gets, the younger he looks? This is unsettlingly like watching a toddler getting a Mike Tyson face tatt.
Everyone seems to be going into confession mode! First LaToya Jackson revealed past abuse, and now Bow Wow who has a daughter — and he’s not afraid to tell the world! He’s written an open letter to fans that says, “My lil girl is getting BIG fast. i love every minute of it. She inspires me to go harder. Even made me treat my mother better, its like it made me into a man over night.” When this happened, we have no idea. But he’s a daddy!
It seems like Bow Wow’s been holding back for a while now as he stated, “I waited so long to tell yall the truth because i was nervous on how yall would look at me. Yall know everyone makes a big deal out of everything i do. I wanted to be 1st n let yall know the realI waited so long to tell yall the truth because i was nervous on how yall would look at me…”
He calls his daughter “Shai Shai” but doesn’t speak too positively about her mother saying, “The bs that comes with having a baby momma is expected. So i neva trip. Jus gotta suck it up keep chin high and try not let her get the best of my feelings by playin them stupid games.” He hasn’t posted any pictures yet, but perhaps that will come when he feels like sharing next? You can read the Ã‚Â 24-year-old rapper’s whole letter here.
We just could not handle how cute this kid is! The teeny baseball impresario happens to be Sean Preston Federline, the eldest son of Britney Spears and Kevin Federline. Sean looked ecstatic in his “Westhills Yankees” uniform during his Little League game in California yesterday. His dad also happens to be his coach and apparently little Sean’s quite an awesome baseball player. And even if he wasn’t, we would still coo about how darn adorable he is. Whatever doubts we may have about Kevin, he’s seems to be a really good dad. Both his sons always look super happy around him and he never misses a game!
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See, we knew there was a reason we told our dad to wait in the station wagon when we were teenagers (well, besides the fact that he invariably humiliated us in front of our friends). Allegedly Taylor Lautner’s publicist recently dropped the Eclipse star due to the constantly meddling of his father, Daniel Lautner. The Hollywood Reporter claims that Slate PR’s Robin Baum resigned from Taylor’s account after having him as client for only three months, allegedly because the Abduction actor’s father “isn’t the easiest guy to work with.” Oh, so not because he was wearing black socks with Tevas and laughs out loud while reading Marmaduke? But we bet he does that too, right?
We’d have to imagine Papa Lautner’s interference must have been pretty bad, considering that Taylor is already looking at a full movie schedule until 2013, with both Breaking Dawn films and the upcoming Incareron on the way. Plus, in addition to Lautner and Daniel Craig, Baum also represents Tom Cruise, who we imagine has his own meddling to deal with. Well, Taylor, it’s like that poet Will Smith once said: sometimes parents just don’t understand…how to not mess up your multi-million dollar movie career.
Yes, this is us shouting: “David Beckham! Shirtless! Beach!” But can you blame us? Isn’t this an absolutely gorgeous way to start your week? It sure put us in a good mood. The soccer star took some time off over the weekend to hit the beaches of Malibu to have some fun with his boys. The Beckham dudes looked like they had so much fun playing footie together, boogie boarding and just generally having a laugh. Which is cool because he’s such a great dad, and we’re totally respectful of that, but all noble thoughts go out of the window when this man takes his shirt off. Check out those washboard abs! You’re welcome. [Photos: Splash News Online]
Michael Lohan. Billy Ray Cyrus. And now Rihanna‘s dad: the latest in the grand tradition of attention-starved Hollywood papas. In her new Vogue interview, Rihanna talks about her father and his odd behavior toward the press, including dishing to tabloids and handing out Rihanna’s childhood photos. “It really makes me question what I have become to my father. Like, what do I mean to him?” the Vogue cover model wonders. “It’s really strange. That’s the only word I can think of to describe it, because you grow up with your father, you know him, you are part of him, for goodness sake! And then he does something so bizarre that I can’t begin to wrap my mind about it. You hear the horror stories about people going behind people’s backs and doing strange things, but you always think, not my family. My father would never do that to me.” We’re sure Thora Birch thought the same thing; now she’d be lucky to book an Arby’s commercial.
One particularly upsetting example of Dad FAIL occurred when Rihanna’s dad spoke to the press about Chris Brown on multiple occasions, and without his daughter’s permission. “That was the first time,” she says. “My dad went to the press and just told them a bunch of lies. Because he hadn’t talked to me after.. that whole thing… He never called to find out how I was doing, if I was alive, nothing. He just never called. He went straight to the press and got a check. And now he does it again. Now I’m like. Whatever. I tried.” If it’s any consolation, at least Mr. Rihanna hasn’t booked his daughter any fake gigs on Letterman. Oh yikes, sorry. Didn’t mean to give him any more awful parenting tips.
There will be a new little bundle under the tree for Vince Vaughn and wife Kyla Weber, who welcomed baby Locklyn Kyla Vaughn into the world this past Saturday. Vince always seemed the ultimate cranky, grumbling Dad to us. We can picture him now: yelling at his kids to get off the garage, falling asleep on the sofa with his hand in his shorts, embarrassing everyone at soccer games. It was the role he was born to play! Meanwhile the Weber-Vaughns might want to bump up their security, just in case Vaughn’s ex Jennifer Aniston decides to paint her face green and shimmy down the chimney. Oh no, we’re giving her too many ideas!
Vaughn has been gushing about popping out a few lil’ Vinces since before he and Weber even walked down the isle. As Vince told People in 2009, “It’s the first time that I really want to have kids. I’ve been very fortunate in my career, and my life has been about that for so long that you get bored of it. You’re ready for your life to be about other people and other things.” Locklyn Vaughn is one lucky little loaf! Here’s hoping she inherits Vince’s sense of humor and Kyla’s non-frog-like eyes. In the meantime, Vince can just carry her around in one of his thousand under-eye bags, like a built-in Baby Bjorn! [Photo: Getty Images]
Got a case of the Monday grumpies? Feast your eyes on the perfection that is The Beckham Boys. After the LA Galaxy won their last game of the season, David Beckham (thankfully) removed his jersey and gave it to a fan, then welcomed his trio of adorable sons onto the field. Brooklyn, Romeo, and Cruz dashed to their hero for congratulatory hugs. Daddy Beckham never fails to melt our hearts with his genuine affection for his boys. His pipin’ hot bod ain’t bad either.
More photos below, including a bonus shot of Becks’ booty as he changed shorts mid-game. [Photos: Splash News Online]
Some fathers know best, and other fathers know hookers. Some fathers play golf, and others play the field. Some dads mow the lawn, and others mow down mailboxes with their Mercedes while drinking and driving. Some fathers make plans to take their wives out for dinner, while others make plans to “take their wives out.” And then there are some dads who pretend they’re not dads at all! Think we’re kidding? We wish.
It’s safe to say that not all fathers know best. Join us while we count down the ten worst pops of all, ranked by the standard unit of bad dads: the Woody-Allen. If your face is in the gallery below, you’re probably not getting a tie for Father’s Day this year.
10. Joe Simpson
9. Matthew Knowles
8. Eddie Murphy
7. Mel Gibson
6. Tiger Woods
5. Jon Gosselin
4. Joe Jackson
3. Michael Lohan
2. O.J. Simpson
1. John Phillips
Honorable Mention: Billy Ray Cyrus
Little Suri Cruise has morphed into a pint-sized fashionista right before our eyes, and Daddy Tom Cruise is a-okay with that. The four-year-old wears stuff a lot of us would kill to rock on a night out. She has her $850 Ferragamo bags, her $635 dresses and her $27 Chanel lip gloss (yes, she wears make-up already). Luckily Tom Cruise likes spoiling Suri and indulging her over the top tastes. He told Oprah, “Whatever she wants to wear, she wears it. I’m not going to tell her different.”
Cruise revealed that he takes his sartorial cues from her too, saying, “She’s got great taste too. She tells me what to wear.” He added, “Life is very good. I’m very happy. Kids are growing up, love my wife. I feel very lucky.”
Suri, or Blair Waldorf Jr., should feel lucky too. We want her shoes.
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