Such AMAZING progress in the world of beauty pageantry!
Transgender beauty queen Jenna Talackova was originally discriminated against and rejected by the 2012 Miss Universe Canada pageant because she was born a male, but after much hell raised from organizations like GLAAD, the pageant organizers changed their tune.
First they announced that she would be allowed to compete, but NOW the Miss Universe Organization has decided to allow ALL transgender contestants to compete from now on. Paula Shugart, the president of the pageant organization, said in a statement:
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We hope this doesn't mean that it's done for!!
The plans for the biopic about Aretha Franklin, which would be absolutely fabulous, has been put on hold until she can concentrate on it!
That's right — we need Aretha to be fully ready before this happens!!
As far as progress goes, the film
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Some very good news for Lindsay Lohan today!
LiLo has just left the El Lay County Courthouse, after reporting to Judge Stephanie Sautner for possibly the second to last time. Today, she and her lawyer updated the judge on her progress with her community service and therapy sessions, both of which she has completed with
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What a sweetheart that JoBro is! We could just eat him up!
Our dear friend Nick Jonas is currently enjoying a run on Broadway as the new J. Pierpont Finch in How to Succeed in Business and recently, he headed into the studio to record some tracks for the new EP soundtrack!
While in the studio, he decided to send us just a little shout-out saying hello and updating us on his progress with the disc!
Gosh, do we just love him!
Ch-ch-check him out in the video (above)!
Love ya, boy!!!! Keep doing you!!
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A-MAZING! We knew they could do it!!!!
Last week, we were absolutely THRILLED to learn that the Washington state Senate passed a bill to legalize same-sex marriage!
Now, we're ECSTATIC to report that the house has voted in favor of the bill, which means….
IT WILL BE LEGAL FOR SAME-SEX COUPLES TO GET MARRIED IN WASHINGTON (starting this June).
Here's what Gov. Chris Gregoire had to say about it:
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But if he wanted to sing a little something-something while he was up there, we don't think anyone in South Beach would mind!
Enrique Iglesias is mid-construction on his new dream house in Miami. Along with his girlfriend of ten years, Anna Kournikova, Enrique climbed up to the roof yesterday to inspect the progress and chat with the workers.
That…has got to be so scary! He's not harnessed or anything! One wrong move, and he'll be singing Bailamos from a wheelchair!
Still, the house looks awesome so far! Nice work team!
Check out the gallery (below) to see more shots from the site!
[Image via Mavrix Online.]
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It's the end of a political era - and the dawn of some serious uncertainty.
Kim Jong Il, the dictator of North Korea, had a heart attack on Saturday and died. According to media from North Korea, Kim was traveling by train when he fell ill and sadly, there was nothing to be done for him.
The death of Kim Jong leaves the country in the hands of his third son,
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