From a super-public ass-grab at the VMAs, to a marriage possibly wrecked by allegations of philandering, to a chart-smashing music video with themes & imagery so salacious it could make a dominatrix blush, 2013 was quite a year for Robin Thicke!
And we haven't even mentioned his wildly scandalous VMA dance with Miley Cyrus! How could we forget that?
The End Violence Against Women Coalition sure didn't! They just bestowed upon him a super unfortunate superlative, in fact — they named him 2013's SEXIST OF THE YEAR!
Yikes, that's not a trophy we think he'd like to set out on the mantle!
Sarah Green, a spokesperson for the coalition, thinks Robin's sexist failings were so obvious and unavoidable that he actually helped bring light to her cause. She admitted:
President Barack Obama made one heck of a splling mstake on Thursday night!
When introducing the legendary Aretha Franklin at a Women of Soul tribute at the White House, the Prez referenced her classic song Respect.
Only he spelled it a little differently! He said:
"When Aretha first told us what R-S-P-E-C-T meant to her, she had no idea it would become a rallying cry for African Americans and women and anyone else who felt marginalized because of what they looked like, who they loved. They wanted some respect."
At least he didn't introduce her as Adele Dazeem! We're not sure if he even noticed his error, but the crowd sure did! See the laugh-inspiring gaffe …AFTER THE JUMP!!!
At 71 years old, when your health is in jeopardy, things are always up in the air. Nothing is guaranteed, and it's a scary thing!
For Aretha Franklin, it looks like she took the right steps to make sure her ongoing health problems are no more — and she's now calling her recovery and improvement 'miraculous.'
We're just happy she's okay!
If you remember, Aretha had to cancel a BUNCH of shows, worrying fans those close to her alike. Strangely, she never said exactly what the problem was — and we STILL have no idea!
BUT, she did give an update on her health, saying:
This is certainly one way to make an entrance.
We already knew that Lisa D’Amato, of America’s Next Top Model fame, had gotten knocked up by her new hubby, but we didn’t expect her to flaunt her baby bump like this.
Or maybe we did. LOLz!
The model showed up the the ANTM Cycle 20 celebration on Wednesday in El Lay and stole the spotlight.
Miz D'Amato previously said that her pregnancy was really uncomfortable, but she seemed to be over that phase while striking a pose in her black crop top and pleated maxi skirt. Oh, and did we mention her hat? Because, she's giving Aretha Franklin a run for her money!
It’s an outrageous look for sure, but we wouldn’t expect anything less of her.
[Image via FayesVision/WENN.]
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The weirdest part about Aretha Franklin canceling a show in her home town is not that she's canceling the show, but that her reason is super vague!
We hope she's okay!
According to the singer, she's going though an ongoing 'treatment.' There is no word on WHAT that treatment is, or if we should be really worried!
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OH NO!!! We hope everything is ok!!
Legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin is taking off the rest of June and rescheduling a few shows due to an unspecified medical treatment!
Aretha Franklin's voice is still as powerful as ever, and she'll never give up recording!
To make sure she doesn't have to, Aretha needs to stay healthy — something that she takes very seriously after a few scares (she had to miss Whitney Houston's funeral because of leg spasms!). While at first glance you could think that Aretha might not be in the best shape, looks can be deceiving! It doesn't mean she isn't healthy!
All things considered, at 71 she's active and going strong! That's an INCREDIBLE place to be!
So how does she keep so active and upbeat?
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