Think only white women get eating disorders? Think again.

In popular culture, stories of eating disorders are dominated by white women. But what about the other sufferers? Women of color have been sidelined in eating disorder funding and research, and have therefore been underestimated in our perception of the affected demographic. In the new Slate article “Eating disorders do not discriminate“, Michelle Konstantinovsky explores… Continue Reading →

Reese Witherspoon slams sex tape stars at MTV Movie Awards

“And if you took naked pictures of yourself on your cell phone, you hide your face, people.” No, that’s not Reese Witherspoon‘s public service announcement on the antics of Anthony Weiner (seriously, that man will never live down that name or those tweets). It’s the actress’s plea to young starlets who (like Mr. Weiner), are… Continue Reading →

Fashion for girls “too pretty to do math”

And now, a frightening look at what the kids are wearing.   Statement t-shirts have taken a turn for the tragic now that David & Goliath has put one on the market that simply states, “I’m too pretty to do math.” And thanks to Epbot for pointing out that the pastel pink message only comes… Continue Reading →

Naomi Campbell considers Cadbury chocolate ad racist

So, Naomi Campbell is not exactly known for rational behavior. But is the supermodel right to consider chocolate company Cadbury‘s newest ad campaign racist? UK ads for Cadbury’s Dairy Milk Bliss bars feature a Bliss bar perched atop a mound of diamonds, accompanied by the slogan, “Move over Naomi, there’s a new diva in town.”… Continue Reading →

Is Demi Lovato sending mixed messages with bikini tweet?

Alrighty, how’s this for mixed message of the week?   Disney darling Demi Lovato made headlines earlier this year for entering a treatment center to cope with undisclosed issues that many speculated included cutting and disordered eating. In an effort to demonstrate her newly-found confidence, Demi took to Twitter on Monday and posted a shot… Continue Reading →

American Apparel CEO’s endless douchebaggery gets him sued (again)

For those of you gleefully following the downfall of Dov Charney, add another lawsuitto his troubles. Your stretch floral lace unitards can’t save you now, Charney (yes, these are actual items for sale on the American Apparel web site. Are you surprised?). Irene Morales, Alyssa Ferguson, and Tessa Lubans-Dehaven are suing the American Apparel CEO,… Continue Reading →