Lena Dunham Goes Green, Dyes Hair Again

Lena Dunham has gone green.

No, the Girls star isn’t doing anything noteworthy regarding the environment, at least not as far as we know.

But the actress/producer/writer has changed up her hair color once again, ditching her platinum blonde bowl cut for… some kind of green creation.

Lena Dunham with Green Hair

“Newly minted for the Canadian leg of the tour thanks to @tanneyb @rheannewhite,” Dunham wrote on Instagram along with this photo, giving a shout-out to Rheanne White Salon colorist Tanner Bassett.

Many fans believed Dunham was donning a wig when she went blonde in August, telling E! News not long after her last hair color dye job:

“A paparazzo followed me through LAX the other day asking me how I felt about the ‘speculation’ that my hair is a wig. It was like the biggest scandal I’ve ever been embroiled in.”

That’s far from true, of course,

Lena Dunham is known for being outspoken. Recently, for example, she went off on the celebrity naked photo hacking scandal, referring to the incident as a sex crime and castigating anyone who viewed pictures of Kate Upton nude or other stars in the buff.

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Annie Lennox has more thoughts on feminism, twerking, sexuality & more

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Annie Lennox continues to be a truth-telling goddess, queen and icon. It all started last month when Annie was asked about Beyonce’s performances and whether it’s a good thing that Beyonce self-identifies as a feminist. Annie basically said that Beyonce is “feminist lite” and that her self-identification is “tokenistic.” Annie got some hate from The Hive, but in an interview this week with The Daily Beast, Annie didn’t back down. She clarified her comments a bit, talking about the sexualization of young women in music and how feminism exists on a broad spectrum. Annie has a new interview, this time with NPR (via Billboard) and of course those liberal hippies at NPR (God, I love NPR) asked her about feminism and all of that good stuff. YES!

Annie Lennox, former member of the Eurythmics, has been doing plenty of interviews to promote her new album, Nostalgia. Lately, those conversations have often turned to a different topic: Beyonce. Lennox labeled Bey “feminist lite” in an interview at the end of September. Talking with NPR in a recent interview, Lennox attempted to clarify her stance.

NPR’s Steve Inskeep asked the singer, “What has made you comment on a lot of modern music today that is being put out by women as being over-sexualized?” “Well you’ve said it in the question,” Lennox replied. “The reason why I’ve commented is because I think that this overt sexuality thrust — literally — at particular audiences, when very often performers have a very, very young audience, like 7 years older, I find it disturbing and I think its exploitative. It’s troubling. I’m coming from a perspective of a woman that’s had children.”

The discussion then moved from over-sexualization more generally to focus on Beyonce. “Some people will know that you specifically criticized Beyonce for this the other day,” prompted Inskeep. “Well, I didn’t specifically criticize Beyonce,” noted Lennox. “I was being asked about Beyonce in the context of feminism, and I was thinking at the time about very impactful feminists that have dedicated their lives to the movement of liberating women and supporting women at the grass roots, and I was saying, ‘well that’s one end of the spectrum, and then you have the other end of the spectrum.’”

Inskeep pressed further: “It sounds like you feel that there was a phrase taken and that became the headline, but you were actually trying to deliver a more involved thought?”

“Listen,” said Lennox, “Twerking is not feminism. Thats what I’m referring to. It’s not — it’s not liberating, it’s not empowering. It’s a sexual thing that you’re doing on a stage; it doesn’t empower you. That’s my feeling about it.” Before returning to Nostalgia, Lennox suggested, “Maybe this is a good thing because it creates debate.”

[From Billboard]

Yes. Word. I hate how people are boiling this down to “Annie hates Beyonce” or “Annie hates Miley Cyrus” or “Annie thinks the young ones aren’t real feminists” or whatever argument some of you will make about race. Annie is very clearly and concisely talking about the spectrum of feminism and feminist acts. She’s very clearly talking about the “disturbing and exploitative” nature of many performers. I don’t know why we can’t take Annie’s words at face value. She was a feminist when it wasn’t “cool”. She’s been talking about women’s issues for decades.

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Beloved Beagle Staves Off Zombie Attack, Readies for Next Enemy

First, Maymo staved off a Sharknado.

Now, this beloved Beagle is back to show other dogs how to handle an unexpected zombie attack.

The canine – who has garnered viral fame for videos showing his hilarious reactions to mundane items – is featured in the following video getting attacked by a giant fake zombie hand.

But does Maymo panic? Does Maymo show an ounce of fear? Or any emotion at all? Not really.

Watch now to see Maymo’s stoic reaction:

See, Husky Who Freaked Out Over a Ghost This Week. There’s nothing to fear. Be strong, tough fella.

Maymo has made himself into a World Wide Web sensation and it’s easy to see why, based on this great video.

Ready to meet some other famous Internet dogs? Here you go…

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The 3Bulldogges love to spoon and folks like to see them spoon. They have 118,000 followers on Instagram.

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Annie Lennox: ‘Twerking is synonymous with feminism. I do not agree.’

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Annie Lennox is doing press these days to promote her new album, Nostalgia, which is almost entirely jazz standards and the like (think Cole Porter and Gershwin). Usually I think the whole idea of pop singers putting out jazz-standard albums is a pretty blatant money-grab/relevancy-clutch, but in Annie’s case… I’d really like to hear her do Gershwin and Cole Porter. I imagine it’s enchanting because Annie is a goddess/icon/queen.

The last time I covered her, she had mentioned – almost in passing – that she didn’t really care for Beyonce’s style of feminism. Annie branded Beyonce “feminist lite.” It didn’t really seem like shade-throwing, more like an intellectual assessment of what it means to be a feminist historically and where Beyonce falls short. Well, Annie has a new interview with The Daily Beast and they asked her about the Beyonce stuff again. Once again, Annie didn’t back down and she didn’t get personal. She’s enjoying this conversation!

Lennox said she thought she was being asked in general terms. And yes, she considers Beyoncé a bit less than women like Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues. “There is a spectrum in feminism, it’s very broad. It’s very contentious and it’s really complicated.”

“What has happened is I’ll have said something in a sentence, fairly innocuous, and of course the editors look for those little things to tease, they go though it with a fine tooth comb and pull that one thing and make a strapline on top of it,” she says. “They’re all about making it into some sort a battle… I’m thrilled to see the word ‘feminist’ behind Beyoncé, are you kidding me? I think it’s fantastic.”

That said, Lennox does have issues with the way the way the word “feminism” has been thrown around. “There’s a mixed message,” she says. “If you twerk, if you stick out your whatever, if you do that, you’re empowered. That’s where we’re at right now: twerking is synonymous with feminism. I do not agree. It‘s not empowerment from my perspective. It’s demeaning. There’s nothing wrong with sexuality. Sexuality is a fantastic thing, but in performance when people have a very young audience, it’s totally inappropriate.”

[From The Daily Beast]

Annie reminded me of that Tori Amos interview I covered a few months ago. Tori was asked about Miley Cyrus and twerking and all of that, and Tori managed to both defend Miley and talk substantively about what sexual empowerment should really look like. That’s what Annie is saying too – owning your sexuality is great. Every woman should be able to define their sexuality however they want. But not every public display of sexuality can be equated to a feminist act.

There are other great parts of this Lennox interview too – Lennox managed to side-step a tricky question about her feelings on Israel and Palestine. She also mentioned the outpouring of hatred she got for backing the “Better Together” campaign against Scottish Independence. Just before the referendum vote last month, Annie told a reporter that she’d “like to see the Scots put their hatred of the English aside and grow up just a little bit. We should be way beyond that now. It’s actually slightly embarrassing.” Apparently, Annie got so much hate mail she almost quit social media.

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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Divorce: What’s the Hold-Up?

It’s inevitable at this point: Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon going to get a divorce.

The couple has been living separately for months and Carey made it pretty clear in a recent concert that she believes Cannon cheated. Correction:

She KNOWS Cannon cheated!

So, what’s the hold-up? Especially considering the fact that Carey and Cannon have a prenuptial agreement in place?

Reportedly, the singers aren’t fighting over money or property or anything couples typically clash over.

Instead, they are ensconced in a bitter custody battle over their shared eight dogs. Yes, EIGHT DOGS!

Carey and Cannon have allegedly reached an agreement when it comes to their massive fortune and also when it comes to the custody of their three-year old twins.

But the canines are another matter entirely.

The estranged power couple – who married after just six weeks of dating in 2008 – separated in August.

Since then, Mariah has been touring and, some say, falling apart without Cannon.

The America’s Got Talent host, meanwhile, has been keeping busy with various commitments, and has also been linked romantically to Amber Rose.

She filed for divorce herself last month, after all. Hmmm…

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Nick and Mariah posing for the paps. The couple is believed to have one of Hollywood’s most stable marriages.

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Ariana Grande Asks Miley Cyrus For Advice: Help Me Make the Diva Rumors Stop!

For months now, Ariana Grande diva rumors have been circulating online and in the tabloids, detailing the singer’s mistreatment of fans and staff, as well as her borderline psychotic demands.

Ari claims that she’s got nothing in common with the sharp-tongued egomaniac that’s portrayed by the press, and that she’s deeply hurt by the false reports of diva behavior.

So hurt, in fact, that she did what so many of us would like to do in our darkest hour – she called up Miley Cyrus and was like, Girl, make it stop!

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“I was upset and I contacted Miley,” Ariana said in a recent interview with MTV.

“She was like, ‘Girl don’t even look at it. Just be happy that you’re blessed. You have family and friends that love you. You have fans that love you who know what’s true and what’s not.”

Wow. We would’ve thought Miley’s advice would be more along the lines of smoke a ton of weed and put some weird crap on Instagram, and you’ll feel better instantly!

Instead, she offered some genuinely thoughtful input. It’s like these days, she’s twerkin’ with her head…or something.

Anyway, for whatever reason, rumors of Ari’s diva behavior have seemed to subside in recent weeks.

Grande is officially dating Big Sean now, so maybe the relationship has calmed her down, or perhaps it’s just given the media something else to focus on. 

Hopefully Miley will be able to offer some advice when the inevitable reports of “drama” between Ari and Sean begin to surface online. 

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Ariana’s name was inspired by Princess Oriana from Felix the Cat!

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Giant Dog Plays Hide-and-Seek with Adorable Young Owner: Watch, Melt Now!

As previously documented on many occasions, it really doesn’t get any cuter than dogs and little girls.

A recent case in point: this young owner and her canine teaming up for a duet of “Who Let the Dogs Out.” We mean… come on! Cuteness personified!

Below, meanwhile, we’re excited to present a very young lady named Sierra and her Newfoundland, Sebastian.

What happens when Sebastian is told to stay? And Sierra goes off to hide with a treat in her hand? And then Sebastian is told to go find her?

Every single piece of our heart basically melts, that’s what happens.

No wonder girls get SO excited when presented with puppies. These pets are really fun to own and play with!

Here’s a look at some more examples of dogs and kids acting as the best of cuddly friends:

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This is Beau and this is Theo. They have napped together ever since Beau was a newborn.

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Cat Opens Door for Puppies, Proves We All Really Can Get Along

Who says that cats and dogs can’t get along?!?

Sometimes, yes, an older feline may describe its occasional nemesis as a cat… just without cleanliness, independence, and intelligence.

And other times cats like to prove their dominance over dogs via facial expressions and/or paw gestures.

But the following footage proves that all hope is not lost. It’s clear evidence that these species really can be close friends, as an innovative cat named Lester leaps up and actually opens the door for its four-legged frenemies.

Watch him take action now and watch the dogs follow Lester inside:

Does it get any cuter than the older dog who falls a bit behind and his younger pal who saunters over to make sure he’s on the way?

Nope. We don’t think it does, either.

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Miley Cyrus Falls in Concert: Watch, Laugh Now!

Earlier this week, Miley Cyrus admitted that she often drinks prior to taking the stage. A lot.

“I got so drunk at other shows, puking at the side of the stage,” Miley told a crowd in Australia, adding:

“You can’t be under the influence at shows when you’re gyrating on f–king cars, so I’m sober. Well, sober-ish. I’m trying to create some memories for you motherf–kers here!”

Cyrus then went ahead and fell on her giant fake butt:

Miley posted a video of the mishap on Instagram and wrote as a caption that it “never gets old.”

But it sort of does, doesn’t it? Some believe Cyrus is trying way too hard to be edgy, while even crossing the line now toward being dangerous.

Look at Miley photoshopping her face here in scary fashion. Or Miley photoshopping her baby photo on to other, adult, far more lewd photos.

These stunts are mostly harmless, but they’re mostly stupid as well.

What do you think of Miley’s antics? Have they grown tiresome by now? Or is the provocative singer, you know, just being Miley?

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Miley Cyrus isn’t just wearing any old bikini in this photo. She’s wearing a bikini that is covered in chicken and waffles. We don’t know why.

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Stephen Collins Dropped from Talent Agency Due to Molestation Investigation

It’s hard to imagine Stephen Collins ever acting again.

Days after news broke that Collins is under investigation for child molestation, the former 7th Heaven star has been dropped by his talent agency.

A rep for the Agency for the Performing Arts has confirmed that the company will no longer represent Collins, but did not elaborate beyond that fact.

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The reason, of course, is obvious:

Early Wednesday, TMZ posted a recording from a 2012 therapy session between Collins and his estranged wife at the time, Faye Grant.

In the audio, Collins admits he had molested one girl and exposed himself to two others. All of the females were between the ages of 10 and 13 at the time of the incidents.

An attorney for Collins has since come out and thrown shade at Grant, accusing her of extortion and of leaking the tape online (a charge she strongly denies), but no one has claimed Collins is not the one talking on the very damning audio.

Neither Collins nor anyone from his camp has denied any of the actual molestation charges.

In the fallout, Collins was fired from his bit role in Ted 2… multiple networks have pulled reruns of 7th Heaven from their schedules,… and ABC announced that Collins will no longer be returning to Scandal, in which he portrayed a TV reporter.

We’ve also learned that Collins actually wrote a couple erotic novels, the content of which has become a lot more disturbing given what we now know about the 67-year old.

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Authorities have confirmed that they are investigating Collins for having inappropriate conduct with minors.

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