Can it, Karl
German designer Karl Lagerfeld recently opened his mouth and deeply inserted his foot by calling Grammy-winning singer Adele "a little fat." He quickly apologized after getting nailed for it. But Margaret Cho isn't done with him yet.
Instead of apologizing, she says, Lagerfeld should design a new line of clothing for full-figured women.
"I am anorexic and bulimic, and I think these diseases are just as deadly as AIDS or cancer," says the comedian/actress. "It's a disease that's spread by casual ignorance and casual cruelty, like Karl Lagerfeld said. So many girls have been told, myself included, 'You would be so pretty if you lost weight.' I am sick of people casually saying things like that. I am going to do everything in my power to shame them."
A 'Glee'-less summer
Bad news for "Glee" fans: After spending the last two summers on the road in concert, the cast of "Glee" this year will take a two-and-a-half-month break.
Last year's tour was the 16th most successful concert of 2011, grossing more than $40 million and finishing just behind Justin Bieber. But show co-creator Ryan Murphy apparently wanted to give the cast, which often works 16-hour days, a break this summer.
Meanwhile, Life & Style is breathlessly reporting that "Glee" co-stars Cory Monteith and Lea Michele are as cozy off-screen as they are on the show.
According to multiple eyewitnesses - who are those people? - Lea and Cory were spotted sharing a romantic date in L.A. on Valentine's Day. "She was very happy, flirting and touching Cory a lot. He just stared at her with puppy-dog eyes."
Blaming the victims?
Attorneys for country duo Sugarland are arguing that the injuries suffered by fans in a deadly stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair last summer were "their own fault."
The band's attorneys said the fans failed to keep themselves safe before high winds blew stage rigging onto the crowd before the Aug. 13 concert. Seven people died and 58 were injured.
The claim comes in response to a civil suit filed in November that says the band was at least partly responsible for the tragedy. Sugarland's attorneys, who want a jury trial, claim in documents that the incident was "a true accident or act of God."
Yeah, they said it.
When Emma Watson debuted her rockin' pixie cut more than a year ago, some people took it to mean more than just a new look for the "Harry Potter" star.
"I had journalists asking me if this meant I was coming out, if I was a lesbian now," Emma tells a British magazine. "That haircut did make me realize how subjective everyone's opinion is. Some people were crazy for it and some people just thought I'd lost my $%&. All I can do is follow my instincts, because I'll never please everyone."
Rats? No, it's Mousetronaut!
Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, has a new project: Writing a children's book about a mouse that goes to space.
"On my first space shuttle flight, we had 18 mice on board as experiments," he says. "And 17 of them, as soon as we got into zero gravity, stayed latched on to the side of the cage. But one of them seemed comfortable through the whole mission, like he was enjoying it."
"Mousetronaut: A Partially True Story" will be published in October by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
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