Cassandra Rose is a freelance writer and an avid bibliophile with a B.A. from Rutgers University in English and Medieval Studies. On the rare occasion that real life isn't getting in the way, she spends her free time being snarky under the Twitter handle yrchmonger and contributing to the literary blog Bibliomantics. She currently lives in New Jersey where she was raised on a steady diet of Mel Brooks, British comedies and pop culture.
Donatella Versace + Janice the Muppet – Celebrity Doppelgangers
VP of the Versace Group, Donatella Versace, has gotten so much plastic surgery, hair coloring and spray-tanning that she's basically a member of the Muppets. Janice the Muppet, to be specific.
Guess the Celebrity Crib
What lucky celebrity has enough money (or is the girlfriend to enough money) and has the chutzpah to live in this 28,524-square-foot spaceship house currently being constructed in Moscow, Russia?
Lamar Odom Checks Into Rehab for Drug + Alcohol Abuse
Lamar Odom, the basketball player who may or may not be separated from wife Khloe Kardashian, has checked himself into rehab following his DUI arrest on August 30 and a one year suspension of his license for refusing to take a chemical test.
Jennifer Lawrence Covers Vogue, Says She Always Knew She’d Be Famous
Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence used to imagine the days when she would be famous. But now that it's here, it's not as glamorous as she thought it would be.
Beyonce, Jay Z + Blue Ivy All Have Matching Timberland Boots, And It’s Adorable [PHOTO]
As they say, the family that wears matching footwear together stays together, which means that the Carter family is in it for the long haul. Even if no one actually says that and we just made it up.
Nicki Minaj Finally Responds to DJ Khaled’s ‘Proposal’ [AUDIO]
In a new radio interview, Nicki Minaj finally got around to addressing DJ Khaled, who recently took to MTV -- big honking ring in hand -- to propose to Minaj. And her response to the whole thing didn't include that rumored restraining order.
Of Course Kanye West Won’t Be Prosecuted for Attacking That Photographer
Turns out Kanye West, who recently attacked yet another paparazzo (one who wanted to sue him this time), won't be prosecuted for his actions. And none of it has to do with the fact that no one knows what his actions ever are.
Chris Brown’s Alleged Assault Victim Filed a Lawsuit for Money She Said She Didn’t Want
A nightclub attendee who claimed that Chris Brown assaulted her, tearing the ligaments in her knee, is now taking the singer to court -- even though she initially said she didn't want money and every single source (including the nightclub owner) claims she's a crazy person who's obsessed with Brown.
Today in Amanda Bynes: No Charges for the Driveway Fire, a History of Mental Illness, and Parents Who Are Stepping In
Amanda Bynes may currently be on a 5150 psychiatric hold so doctors can figure out just what's going on in her brain, but the good news is she won't face criminal charges for lighting a stranger's driveway on fire. Hey, even small victories count.
The Royal Baby Finally Has a Name
Attention, peasants of earth: Prince William and Kate Middleton's baby hath now been blessed with a name of tradition and bore: George Alexander Louis. So we definitely lost in the betting pool with our Prince George Michael guess. On the plus side, we no longer have to call him the Royal Baby.
Prince William + Kate Middleton Welcome Their Royal Baby
Hear ye, hear ye! On this day, July 22, Prince William and yon wife Kate Middleton have successfully created the third successor in line for the British throne: a (still unnamed) baby boy. That's right, kids. The royal bun has officially exited the royal oven. And Kanye had nothing to do with it.
Chris Brown Finally Covered Up Those Weird Graffiti Monsters on His House
After frightening children and getting complaints from his neighbors, Chris Brown finally decided to paint over those monsters he graffitied onto the gates of his home. But he wants you to know it was his decision and his decision alone and it had absolutely nothing to do with the fact that the city of Los Angeles was probably going to make him cover them up anyway.
Lamar Odom Lost His Ish on Some Paparazzi as Khloe Kardashian Tweeted in Anger [VIDEO]
Khloe Kardashian and her husband Lamar Odom -- whose marriage the tabloids routinely claim is on the rocks -- had a bit of a scuffle with some paparazzi yesterday (July 10). And things got a tad crazy when Lamar decided to go through one of their cars, throwing the photographer's belongings onto the ground. Surprisingly, it was all pretty zen.
Kanye West Says His Bizarrely Bad ‘Black Skinhead’ Music Video Isn’t Quite Done Yet [VIDEO]
Kanye West's official website posted the music video for his song 'Black Skinhead' yesterday -- and then abruptly pulled it. We initially assumed it was because it's terrible, or because 'The Wolf of Wall Street' is a much better music video despite being a film trailer. But in actuality? Seems someone leaked the video before it was done.
Diddy Reigns Over a Royal Tea Party – Photo of the Week
Diddy may be an unbelievably successful rapper and producer who once stared Godzilla in the face without flinching, but inside he's a big softy -- so much so that he's willing to play tea party with his daughters.
Stop Us If You’ve Heard This One: Chris Brown Was Accused of Assaulting a Girl
Chris Brown, who will probably always be known as "that guy who beat the hell out of Rihanna," has once again been accused of assault -- this time against a 24-year-old female nightclub-goer.
Today in Kim + Kanye: Engagement Rumors and Explaining Where Their Kid’s Name Came From
Baby North West's name has finally been explained, and there's so much exposition needed that this kid is going to need pie charts and bar graphs on the playground. Meanwhile, everyone ever is reporting that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West got engaged, but sources close to the couple insist it's just not true.
Kim Kardashian + Kanye West Probably Won’t Get as Much as They Want for Baby Photos
Now that the prodigal Kardashian princess has arrived as a result of the union between Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, momager Kris Jenner can rest easy that the new bundle of joy will bring the family a hefty payday. Just not quite as much as she once might have.
Drake Worries His Spat With Chris Brown ‘Could End Really Badly’
Drake (aka "that guy Amanda Bynes sometimes wants to murder her lady parts") is ready to settle his ongoing feud with Chris Brown. Even if he's not optimistic it'll ever happen.
The Good Citizens of Dublin Don’t Want to See Rihanna’s Rack [PHOTOS]
Rihanna is no stranger to being naked on Instagram and in promotional materials, but the good God-fearing people of Dublin, Ireland will have none of her shenanigans. So they've (rather hilariously) started covering her topless ads with actual clothing.
Designer Roberto Cavalli Morphs Beyonce Into a Frightening Alien Monster [PHOTOS]
Designer Roberto Cavalli designed a gorgeous gown for Beyonce to don during her Mrs. Carter World Tour -- but judging from the sketches he just released, he imagined her wearing it on the planet Omicron Persei 8, where she would be hailed as their insect queen.
Miguel Claims Billboard Awards Producers Never Told Him Not to Do That Stage Jump
After producers of the Billboard Awards tried to shift the blame (and possible legal liability) from themselves by saying they forbid Miguel from doing that stage jump that ended with him leg-dropping a fan in the face, the singer is claiming he was never told any such thing. The victim, who was allegedly fine at the time, is now said to be suffering possible brain damage -- and a distinct case of
Miguel Was Supposedly Told Not to Jump Over the Billboard Awards Crowd – But He Did It Anyway
It was the thump heard round the world: While performing at the Billboard Awards, singer Miguel jumped over the crowd, only to kick someone's head when he landed -- someone who may now have brain damage. Now word is leaking that Miguel was ordered by show organizers not to attempt that jump in the first place.
Guess the Celebrity Crib
This Beverly Hills mansion is on the market, but is currently owned by a middle-aged action movie star whose resume is as impressive as his brood.
Miguel Kicking a Fan in the Face at the Billboard Awards Quickly Becomes a Meme [PHOTOS, GIFS, VIDEO]
R&B singer Miguel was performing 'Adorn' at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night when he got super into the moment, leapt over the crowd between two stages, and wound up inadvertently kicking a girl in the face. (Don't you hate it when that happens?) And then, of course, the interwebz got involved. And turned it into something pretty awesome.
Mary J. Blige Owes Another $3.4 Million in Unpaid Taxes to Uncle Sam
Sublime songstress Mary J. Blige has been hit with yet another tax lien -- this one totaling $3.4 million for unpaid taxes in Bergen County, N.J. Sounds like even 2013 won't offer her a break.
Jay-Z + Beyonce Might Have Said They’re Totally Not Pregnant
The Beyonce Uterus Watch went into overdrive on Friday (May 17) with E! News citing sources who said Beyonce was very definitely pregnant with Jay-Z's second child. Something Jay-Z told a friend simply isn't true.
Rihanna + Sideshow Bob from ‘The Simpsons’ – Celebrity Doppelgangers
Rihanna is a hair chameleon, but it doesn't always work out for the better. Take for instance the curly red afro she rocked in 2011, which only made her look like 'The Simpsons' villain Sideshow Bob.
Rihanna Designed Her River Island Collection for All Your Fat and/or Sexy Days [VIDEO]
You may have heard of Rihanna's not-so-well-received fashion line River Island, but what you may not know is that RiRi herself designed everything -- because apparently retail clothing isn't sexy enough, and sometimes you just want something comfy to wear on fat days.
Use Snoop Lion’s App Snoopify and He Just Might Get His Smoke On With You [PHOTOS]
Snoop Lion, formerly Snoop Dogg, is giving away the chance of a lifetime: an opportunity to smoke with him in exchange for making all your photos more awesome with his app Snoopify. It's basically win-win for everyone.