Cassandra Rose is a freelance writer and an avid bibliophile with a B.A. from Rutgers University in English and Medieval Studies. On the rare occasion that real life isn't getting in the way, she spends her free time being snarky under the Twitter handle yrchmonger and contributing to the literary blog Bibliomantics. She currently lives in New Jersey where she was raised on a steady diet of Mel Brooks, British comedies and pop culture.
Lamar Odom Arrested for DUI
Basketball player Lamar Odom is not having the best month. He most likely separated from his wife Khloe Kardashian, he is allegedly dealing with a nasty drug addiction, and now he's been arrested for driving under the influence.
Paula Deen Fired from the Food Network
Despite her efforts to save face -- with not one but two apology videos -- that deposition stemming from a lawsuit which revealed her casual use of the n-word (as well as other seemingly racist actions) has cost Paula Deen her job at the Food Network.
Judge Calls for Investigation Into Paris Jackson’s Guardianship After Suicide Attempt
Paris Jackson's suicide attempt drew a lot of media attention, but it also drew the watchful eye of the judge who granted grandmother Katherine Jackson guardianship of Michael's kids.
Paris Jackson Wrote a Suicide Note Before Cutting Herself With a Meat Cleaver
New details are coming in after it was revealed and confirmed today that 15-year-old Paris Jackson, the daughter of the late Michael Jackson, was hospitalized following a suicide attempt. Disturbing reports now indicate that Jackson wrote and left a suicide note before using a meat cleaver to cut herself.
Miguel Kicking a Fan in the Face at the Billboard Awards Quickly Becomes a Meme [PHOTOS, GIFS, VIDEO]
R&B singer Miguel was performing 'Adorn' at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night when he got super into the moment, leapt over the crowd between two stages, and wound up inadvertently kicking a girl in the face. (Don't you hate it when that happens?) And then, of course, the interwebz got involved. And turned it into something pretty awesome.
Rihanna Suing Retailer Topshop for $5 Million for Selling a T-Shirt With Her Face On It [PHOTO]
Rihanna is in the midst of a lawsuit with UK clothing retail giant Topshop, which has been using RiRi's face on its shirts without her consent -- and she wants $5 million for the breach.
Michael Jackson’s Nephew Taj Defends Him Against Wade Robson’s Molestation Accusations
Wade Robson posthumously accused Michael Jackson of molesting him as a child last week, something that MJ's nephew, Taj Jackson -- son of Tito Jackson -- says he knows is false. Specifically because his uncle comforted him after he was molested by another family member. (We'd ask what the hell is wrong with this family, but it's a question for the ages.)
Chris Brown’s Private Jet Forced to Make an Emergency Landing After Filling With Smoke
On Monday night, Chris Brown was headed to the 2013 Met Gala aboard a private jet when it was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after takeoff because the cockpit filled with smoke. (Since Rihanna and Brown are currently on the outs, we've ruled out that it was just RiRi lighting up a fattie.)
Nicki Minaj Throws Shade at Mariah Carey + Perez Hilton, Possibly Confirms J. Lo Rumor [VIDEO]
The 'American Idol' feud between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey is still going strong -- and now gossip-blogger Perez Hilton has been pulled into the catfight.
Beyonce’s Tour Rider Has Divalicious Demands Like Red Toilet Paper
Queen Bey is earning her nickname lately. First she banned photographers because she didn't want unflattering pictures floating around, and now we have her tour rider -- which is full of ridiculous "necessities."
Will Smith Sits Young Justin Bieber Down + Gives Him Some Much-Needed Fatherly Advice
As we've previously reported, all his actions seem to indicate that Justin Bieber is going off the deep end. Thankfully for him, Will Smith has been around to talk him off the high dive and convince him that squeaking violent threats at reporters is really not the answer.
Denzel Washington Is So Cool, He Doesn’t Need Celebrity Friends
Denzel Washington is just your typical guy. He works hard, loves his four children, and doesn't have any celebrity friends. And he doesn't want any, either.