totally random gossip nostalgia trip: gwyneth paltrow + brad pitt edition

YOU GUYS. remember when this was the height of cool?

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pitt and paltrow hooked up during the filming of se7en in 1995 and were engaged for a quick bit in 1997. then paltrow moved on to the batfleck and pitt moved on to jennifer “america’s sweetheart” aniston and that was that. but for awhile there things were pretty and shiny and matchy… my god, were they matchy. let’s look back.

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OBSESSION: tippi hedren’s lion

tippi hedren has recently come out and said ‘We were stupid beyond belief to have that lion in our house’, which is how i found out about this. BUT, yes, it’s true, once upon a time, tippi hedren and her family had a pet lion. something that would really only make sense in the 70s because the 70s were amazing. and which also means, yes, melanie griffith grew up in a lion’s den.  let’s look back…

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martha, gwynnie, conscious (un)coupling + cat fights

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so’s i was casting about today on the daily mail looking for something to write about and i stumbled upon news of the brewing cat fight between martha stewart and gwyneth paltrow.

and i thought YES. i will write about the brewing “cat fight” between martha stewart and gwyneth paltrow. but the problem with writing about the brewing cat fight between martha stewart and gwyneth paltrow is that you have to practice what you preach. and if i were to write about the brewing “cat fight” between martha stewart and gwyneth paltrow, i wouldn’t be practicing what i preach (feminism! female narratives! LOVE!) so much as just be towing the narrative line of the daily mail.

which ain’t cool.

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