THE BLAST – Justin Bieber would appreciate it if the court hearing his four-year-old egging lawsuit would not admit as evidence the fact that Bieber allegedly dropped the N-word in front of a crowd of people at the time
CELEBITCHY – Even White House Chief of Staff John Kelly knew that Trump’s performance alongside Vladimir Putin was an unqualified disaster
LAINEY GOSSIP – “At this point Comic-Con is a thing because we say it’s a thing, not because it’s actually driving a cultural moment,” and here’s an analysis of the weak 2018 calendar to prove it
THE BLEMISH – It looks like The Rock’s feud with Tyrese Gibson is unofficially over; the only thing that remains is for Tyrese to kiss Dwayne’s ass in public before filming begins on Furious 9
JEZEBEL – Here’s a cautionary con: Back in the late 90s, 32-year-old Riley Weston told everyone she was actually 19 and managed to get herself a job as a staff writer for Felicity, along with an acting gig on the show and a $500,000 development deal with Disney. When Weston’s true age was revealed, she was dumped like a cabinetful of expired anti-aging products despite the talent that got her hired in the first place
DLISTED – Elle Macpherson’s new boyfriend is Andrew Wakefield, a 61-year-old British man and former doctor best-known for losing his medical license in 2010 & promoting anti-vaccine beliefs
REALITY TEA – The Ladies of London cast reacted with horror and grief upon learning of the death of fellow cast member Annabelle Neilson last week
VOX – Here’s a fun new political theory that says a candidate’s position on “the issues” possibly doesn’t matter at all and maybe never really did, and so they should maybe just do and say whatever the hell they want. Which makes a terrible kind of sense: Since everything else is already in the Upside-Down, why should politics be exempt?
PAJIBA – Behold, the very definition of “douchebaggery”
(Photo credit: Justin Bieber’s N-bomb via Robert O’Neil / SplashNews.com)
John Sharp is a Starcasm’s chief editorial correspondent-at-large. Tips: E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or send on Twitter at @john_starcasm.