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Jon Gosselin Is Now Dabbling In Male Stripping

Do you live anywhere remotely near South Jersey? Are you up to do something weird next weekend? Have you ever wondered what the dad on Jon & Kate Plus 8 looks like in his skivvies? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then boy, have we got a treat for you: Jon Gosselin has a brand spanking new gig as a male stripper in Atlantic City.The former reality star announced via Twitter that he is joining the male entertainment show at Caesar's Dusk Nightclub in Atlantic City (where he currently DJs and works as a promoter as well). "I'm an integral part of the show," he told ET Online on Saturday. The 39-year-old will make his big debut next weekend in the Magic Mike -esque Men Untamed Male Revue Show on Saturday, April 1. (Perhaps he's just running a long-con of an April Fool's Day joke on us?)The owner of the club, Eric Millstein, expanded on Gosselin's starring role in the "very, very classy" production, telling USA Today that Gosselin will perform in the opening and closing numbers and be "highlighted" as a dancer. "He’s been rehearsing with [our performers], doing everything that it takes to make sure that he participates in the fun kind of way that’s entertaining for everybody," Millstein said, "and he’s excited about it and so are we we’re happy to have him."When asked whether Gosselin — currently at odds with ex-wife and co-parent to their many kids, Kate — would be stripping down to his boy-shorts like his fellow dancers, Millstein said, "He will be performing in the spirit of the program that he’s participating in 100%." We'll take that as a resounding yes. "Ticket sales are fantastic," he added. "Everybody’s curious." Accurate.Gosselin also seems to be enjoying the more clothing-friendly parts of his new job. "Being part of something is a blessing," he told ET. "Since I joined Senate DJ I've felt like I belong to something and I'm not just out there on my own — I feel as if I'm part of a fraternity or brotherhood." He explained that while he DJs sometimes, he finds that promotion "is more rewarding both financially and emotionally." Gosselin added, "I like taking care of people and making others feel welcome." Well, I guess you could say this new venture is just another way of taking care of people, sans pants.No plans next weekend? Check it out, my big debut...? AC, Caesars, Dusk, untamed, Saturday April 1st! https://t.co/Qz1UhhSdpv pic.twitter.com/KsnpQrK0Bv— Jon Gosselin (@jgosselin10) March 23, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsLike what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?Why Jason Momoa's Tattoo Makes Him The Perfect AquamanRyan Reynolds Is Totally Chill With Blake Lively's Sex ScenesThe Mysteries Of Mariah Carey

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Why Jason Momoa's Tattoo Makes Him The Perfect Aquaman

Mi amor Be home soon baby. Aloha sb A post shared by Jason Momoa (@prideofgypsies) on Nov 3, 2016 at 2:01pm PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.jsTurns out, the reason Jason Momoa is perfectly cast as Aquaman has been written on his forearm the whole time.Momoa's most prominent tattoo — the rows of black triangles that grace his forearm — has an interesting backstory. In a Fresh TV interview, the Hawaiian actor said his bold ink is actually a nod to ʻaumakua, or his family god. In Hawaiian mythology, it's believed that the ʻaumakua is an ancestor who has died and come back in a different form to protect his or her family. Momoa's guardian just so happens to be a shark."It's supposed to take the darkness out and bring in the light," Momoa said of the tattoo, which represents shark's teeth, "but we're still working on that."The symbolic tattoo is also supposed to protect Momoa when he enters the water. Specifically, sharks should be able to realize that he is one of their own and leave him alone. Kind of makes you wonder if he's actually the real Aquaman and this isn't much of an act at all.Fans got a chance to see Momoa in all his aquatic superhero glory in the latest trailer for the Justice League, out November 17. The movie finds his character teaming up with Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, and Cyborg. The trailer's MVP manages to make talking to fish seem pretty cool.Of course, nothing will be quite as insane as his next film The Bad Batch, a cannibal love story hitting Netflix on June 23. Unfortunately, Momoa doesn't have any tattoos that explain why he's perfect for that role. Though, this GIF may sum it up.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cxixDgHUYw] Bolder United #JusticeLeague #Aquaman #UniteTheLeague. Aloha j 😜😜 A post shared by Jason Momoa (@prideofgypsies) on Mar 23, 2017 at 12:15pm PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.jsLike what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?Jon Gosselin Is Now Dabbling In Male StrippingRyan Reynolds Is Totally Chill With Blake Lively's Sex ScenesThe Mysteries Of Mariah Carey

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Bruno Mars' Dance Moves Are Always On Point

Even before he was famous, Bruno Mars still had the moves.Long before Bruno Mars was a household name, Peter Gene Hernandez was just a kid growing up in Honolulu, Hawaii. And after seeing his sweet childhood dance moves, we totally get why he was nicknamed "Little Elvis." (Apparently, Mars' family had a musical act that involved impersonating The King, and he was so good at it that the moniker stuck.)"When I was a baby, my dad wanted to call me Elvis," Mars said in a news interview when he was a child. "So when he called me that, now looked what happened." The young Mars was, of course, wearing a full Elvis costume during the interview, having been dubbed the "world's youngest professional Elvis impersonator."Of course, Mars has since gone on to releasing plenty of hits of his own. Who doesn't sing along to "Nothing on You" and "Just The Way You Are" when they come on the radio? The singer-songwriter has come a long way since his days of imitating The King.Mars hasn't left his Elvis-filled background behind entirely, though — in an appearance on CBS' The Late Late Show with James Corden last year, Mars sang "Jailhouse Rock" as part of his Carpool Karaoke routine. (The singer also wore an impressive number of hats during the segment.)More recently, Mars has paid tribute to another musical legend. At the 2017 Grammy Awards last month, Mars dressed in a Prince-inspired outfit and performed some of the late singer's most iconic songs.Check out some of Mars' best childhood Elvis impersonations in the clip below. It's way more than singing, too. The dancing, the hand gestures, his hair – everything about Mars' young Elvis is totally on point.Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?Happy Songs That Will Instantly Put You In A Good MoodThe Weeknd Popped Up On Selena Gomez's Instagram AgainThis Iconic 2000s Song Is NOT About What We Thought

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Ryan Reynolds Is Totally Chill With Blake Lively's Sex Scenes

Few things in this world are more fascinating than the idea of a filmed sex scene. One wonders, is it weird for the actors involved? What about the spouses of the actors? And, most importantly, how does Ryan Reynolds feel about Blake Lively's sex scenes? According to a recent interview, the actor isn't too bothered by them."What's it like for you to watch your wife kiss another actor?" Mickey Rapkin asked the actor in a recent interview for Elle."I don't mind that as much," Reynolds answered. Lest he be thought of as a creep, he added, "I don't mean that in a creepy way."What he means is that he's been in Lively's situation before and knows that filmed sex scenes are deeply unsexy. "What people don't realize is, there are 50 or 60 tired, hungry, overworked crew members standing directly behind them," the 40-year-old explained. The average bedroom rendezvous doesn't usually include sweaty onlookers — at least, in my experience — so it's not like filmed coitus is very true to life.This is a separate opinion from his wife Lively, who explained the horrors of watching her husband in his Deadpool sex scene montage on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon."It's kind of torture these days, because I'm on a plane and everywhere I look every screen is my husband in a sex montage," Lively said in June. "Because everyone wants to watch Deadpool on the plane. Everyone."If you haven't seen Deadpool, know this: This isn't your average sex montage. Deadpool actually received well-deserved praise for featuring sex acts beyond the average movie montage. (Translation: There's butt stuff.) Still, for Lively, it isn't something she wants to watch on a plane. "But like for 14 hours having your husband have mashed potatoes eaten out of his butthole...it's lovely," the 29-year-old joked.Reynolds in general just seems comfortable with sex and other taboo topics. The actor is well-known for his blue humor. For example, in a recent interview with Jake Gyllenhaal, Reynolds referenced excrement more than a few times. The same Elle reporter asked him, "What's the weirdest place someone's yelled [maximum effort] at you?" Reynolds responded, "I'd love to be able to say 'during lovemaking,' but I'm gonna go with 'stuck in traffic.'" These are not the types of jokes that Blake Lively makes during press interviews. He jokes about poop, she actively crushes beauty standards and supports the American Civil Liberties Union. Seems like a pretty good pair to me.Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?Jon Gosselin Is Now Dabbling In Male StrippingWhy Jason Momoa's Tattoo Makes Him The Perfect AquamanThe Mysteries Of Mariah Carey

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The Mysteries Of Mariah Carey

Today is Mariah Carey’s birthday. The reigning queen of luxury, shade, and Christmas is one year older and still capturing hearts. To say her reputation precedes her would be an understatement at this point.Carey has been in the public eye for longer than she hasn’t. She started her singing her career before she was even old enough to drink. But for someone who has spent so much of her life in the public eye, there are a surprising number of unknowns surrounding the pop diva. I thought it would be fitting to revisit some of these mysteries on her birthday.We all love to obsess over who Mariah doesn't know. But after pondering these enigmas, maybe the real question we should have been asking is: Do we know her?Her RaceToday, most people know that Mariah Carey is not white. However, this was not always the case. Early on in her career, she was often mislabeled as a white girl with a strong voice, a move that made her more digestible to mainstream audiences. Carey quickly refuted this by offering clarity on her identity as a biracial woman.Even those who know that Carey is a woman of color aren’t sure of the specifics. Fortunately this mystery is easy to solve. Her mother is Irish and her father is Black and Afro-Venezuelan.Sergio Infuso/Contributor. Her FamilyYou can choose to be a multiplatinum selling pop star worth millions — still not sure why I didn’t choose that route — but you can’t choose your family. Mimi’s two older siblings certainly haven’t secured the same amount of success as their baby sister. Her sister Alison has made tabloid headlines for drug use, sex work, and being HIV-positive. Most recently, Alison was institutionalized at a mental health facility against her will and made a public plea to Mariah to provide resources to aid in her release.When her cry for help fell on deaf ears, Mariah’s brother Morgan called Mariah “selfish” and claimed that their family was broken. We’re not sure what led the siblings to estrangement, but his assessment seems to be pretty accurate.Barry King/WireImage.Her AgeMs. Carey doesn’t have an official biography on her personal website. Us internet savvy researchers know that the next best source for facts on any person, place, or thing is obviously Wikipedia. For the person trying to verify Mariah Carey’s age, however, this isn’t an easy endeavor. Her official Wiki admits that she might be 47 or 48. With sources supporting both speculative years, we still can’t confirm her age.Leave it to Mimi to find a way to hide her years, even in the age of information.Beretta/Sims/REX/Shutterstock.How Relationship With Nick CannonThis one still has me scratching my head. I've always wanted to know how these two ended up together. This was one of those celebrity couplings that threw me for a loop — like finding out that Toni Braxton is dating Birdman or when Janet Jackson and Jermaine Dupri got together. It was just…strange.Matt Sayles/AP/REX/Shutterstock.Like this post? There's more. Get tons of celebrity news, fun takes on pop culture, and trending stories on the Refinery29 Entertainment Facebook page. Like us on Facebook — we'll see you there!Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?Jon Gosselin Is Now Dabbling In Male StrippingWhy Jason Momoa's Tattoo Makes Him The Perfect AquamanRyan Reynolds Is Totally Chill With Blake Lively's Sex Scenes

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Someone Needs To Explain Rape To Negan On The Walking Dead

After last night’s Walking Dead, the Twitterverse heralded murderous psychopath Negan (Jeffery Dean Morgan) as an enlightened progressive for his stance on rape. The confounding consensus arrives after one of the creepiest moments on one of TV’s already-very-creepy dramas.Savior "Rapey Davey" sneaks in Sasha’s cell to threaten her with rape in season 7's "Something They Need." He says one gross thing after another, like telling his would-be victim that fighting back will only make her sexual assault "longer." Before David is able to go through with his grotesque scheme, Negan and his barbed wire-covered bat step in."This is some unacceptable behavior. Rape is against the rules here," the multi-time murderer tells his underling. "I wouldn’t want to be somewhere it wasn’t… David, you really crossed a line here."Then Negan slides a serrated bowie knife into David’s throat as punishment, killing him in a bloody and graphic manner. The phallic metaphor shouldn’t be lost on anyone.Social media applauded Negan’s protective moment en masse, with many celebrating how an anti-rape culture position is more cut and dry in a zombiepocalypse dystopia than our current political climate. But, Negan’s domain isn’t as black-and-white as it seems.Hell yes I'm so happy they showed this scene,, now everyone calling Negan a rapist or he allows rape can stfu pic.twitter.com/Ka06Mi03kC— elisha (@delreybarnes) March 27, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsNegan: Totally cool with bashing someone's head in.Also Negan: Against rape.I love this guy.— Bart Allen (@FastestGrandson) March 27, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.jswhen Negan lays the law on rape better than our government #TheWalkingDead pic.twitter.com/XzmRqfq4DM— Trinh🌺 (@trinh_vuong) March 27, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsNegan has multiple wives, who aren’t tied to their polygamy-loving husband for love. Instead, the harem of women remains for their own health and safety inside the so-called Sanctuary. While those inside of Negan’s post-apocalyptic society are forced to work for "points" to purchase things, his wives don’t have to follow the same rules. Instead, they’re allowed to have whatever they desire if they marry the man in charge.That means if a woman desperately needs protection or medical supplies — like diabetic Tina and her insulin — she could accept a proposal from Negan and survive. The dystopic warlord might not be ripping imprisoned women’s T-shirts off in cramped cells, but he’s coercing them into physical relationships all the same.Just like in the situation between David and Sasha, there’s a threat of violence hanging over these women if they don’t marry Negan. He might not be threatening them directly, but zombies, health risks, deadly threats to their loved ones, and about 5,000 other risk factors are doing the exploiting for the bat-wielding maniac.This isn’t a system built on anything resembling genuine, free consent. Sex without consent is still rape, no matter how you dress it up. Negan can pretend he’s not "rapey" like Davey, but capitalizing on women’s weaknesses for personal and sexual gratification during violent times is just as “unacceptable” as anything the dead guy was planning.After Negan stops Dave from raping Sasha he tells her, "I just want you to understand. We are not monsters." We’ll believe Negan when he lets his wives go.Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?I Watched All The Netflix Originals So You Don't Have To A Muslim Feminist Comedy Series That Tackles Dating, Gay Marriage & Vibrators? Yep.TV Shows That Will Put You In A Good Mood

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Everyone In Hollywood Uses This One Highlighter — & You'll Never Guess What It Is

You can’t swing a Fendi purse these days without hitting a new highlighter formula off its shelf. There are liquids that dispense slowly and go on sheer for a well-controlled sheen exactly where you want it. A “dewy duochrome ” for the “I woke up like this (or would have if I was an off-duty model)” effect. Kylie-crafted powders with sparkle so strong, you can probably see them from TRAPPIST-1.No two are made alike, or so they claim, using perplexing terms like “micro-pearlescent” and “naturally lit luminosity” and “actual crystals” to describe what is, at the end of the day, just something that makes your face look pleasantly shiny. The differences between them are negligible, except to the very discriminating, and a good one really isn’t all that hard to find.And if you’re currently in the market for a very good one, then Marc Jacobs Beauty Glow Stick Glistening Illuminator might be it, particularly if you want cheekbones like Kate Bosworth, or shoulders like Emily Ratajkowski, or an all-over I-only-eat-organic radiance like Emma Watson. Call it one of the red carpet's worst-kept secrets. A post shared by Emily Ratajkowski (@emrata) on Feb 26, 2017 at 9:46pm PST //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.jsThey’re just a few of the Hollywood mainstays who've used the silky-soft cream. Because if any beauty product can truly be universal, a perfect fit for all skin types and tones, then this highlighter might be it. Even the shimmer-averse, who shy from anything that lights up beyond 40 watts, can learn to love the balance of gold and silver pigments that create a legit-looking glow on just about everyone. The texture is creamy. The twist-up packaging is both foolproof and portable.Blend it with your fingers for a realistic, healthy glow. Layer it on thick to do the whole “strobing” thing without looking like the dreaded disco ball. Smooth it over your collarbones, your shoulders, even your legs, for when a face that gleams just isn’t enough. It’s easy, and you’ll never look back on the days when you owned 15 highlighters and didn’t know what to do with a single one.Read More:Under-$20 Makeup The Pros Actually Swear By9 Insider Hacks From Former Sephora EmployeesThe Best Drugstore Mascaras For Every NeedLike what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?The Unexpected Place Cindy Crawford Gets Her Hair InspirationWhat These 13 Celebrities Look Like With Their Natural HairAll The Ways To Wear A Lob, As Shown By Selena Gomez

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Mandy Moore Hates This “Morbid” Theory That Connects Frozen And Tangled

Disney fans are always eager to find connections between their favorite movies, however unlikely those theories actually are. Even though they don't make sense, fans want to believe Frozen, Tarzan, The Little Mermaid, and Tangled are all connected in some way.And while Frozen director Chris Buck would like to believe Tarzan is brother to Frozen 's Anna and Elsa, that doesn't mean every Disney star is as excited about the theories. Mandy Moore recently told TVLine that she doesn't believe Anna and Elsa's parents died on the way to Rapunzel and Flynn's wedding.The fan theory stems from a Frozen Easter egg — the Tangled couple is in the crowd of people at Elsa's coronation."That's a pretty morbid fan theory," Moore told TVLine of the Tangled -adjacent shipwreck theory. "It feels like someone is really reaching into Lost territory or something... There is no connection, as far as I know, but I don't think there's any connection, no. But sure, people can imagine what they will all day, that's their prerogative."Moore has a good point — Disney films are known for their Easter eggs, and they don't signify larger connections between the movies. Sometimes, a character's appearance in a later animated film is just a nod to the company's legacy. The Frozen question wasn't the only time Moore gave a side-eye to Disney crossovers, either. When TVLine asked which other Disney princess she thought Rapunzel would like to "hang out" with, Moore instead suggested Tangled: The Series could introduce new characters within the realm of Corona.But does Moore just not like fan theories in the first place? She's shot down some of the more wild This Is Us theories out there, saying the idea that Rebecca helped plan Jack's death was "crazy." (Although, to be fair, that is a pretty ridiculous one.) Check out the interview below.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RK79Su3BT6o]Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?The 23 Best Movie HBICs Of All TimeThe Best Movies For Getting Over Your ExThere's One Major Thing Missing From The First Justice League Trailer

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Sorry, Maks Chmerkovskiy Won't Be On Dancing With The Stars This Week

Hate to break it to you, but tonight's Dancing With the Stars is going to be Maks Chmerkovskiy-less.Good Morning America announced that Chmerkovskiy would have to sit the second week of the season 24 competition out to deal with a calf injury.Chmerkovskiy, who is partnered with Glee 's Heather Morris, hurt himself during Friday's rehearsals. "It’s my calf muscle,” he said, clutching his leg in pain while the cameras rolled. “It just felt like something hit it.”Details of Chmerkovskiy's injury haven't been revealed as of now, but he promises they will be soon. "Sorry I was MIA," he wrote on Instagram. "Tune in to @dancingabc today and all will be explained."Morris, who was once a backup dancer for Beyoncé, will perform in tonight's show with troupe dancer Alan Bersten, who is slated to fill-in for Chmerkovskiy until his leg is healed.Chmerkovskiy knows this will be a tough night for Morris, who scored a 28 out of 40 for her Viennese Watlz the first week, but he will be in the ballroom cheering her on. He hopes you'll be rooting for her, too."@heatherrelizabethh would have to hold it down for both of us," Chmerkovskiy captioned a shot of him hugging his partner. "Please show her your love and support while I work on getting my ass back to the ballroom."His hashtags seem to say it all: #DidNotSeeThisComing #WillBeBackBetterThanEver.Let's remember, this season of Dancing With the Stars isn't just about the mirror ball trophy for Chmerkovskiy, but family bragging rights. He's getting a chance to compete against his real-life partner Peta Murgatroyd, who returns to the ballroom after taking off a season to have a baby. Their son Shai Aleksander was born earlier this year. Sorry I was MIA. Tune in to @dancingabc today and all will be explained. Tough show for #teamMaksimumHeat and @heatherrelizabethh would have to hold it down for both of us. Please show her your love and support while I work on getting my ass back to the ballroom. #DidNotSeeThisComing #WillBeBackBetterThanEver A post shared by @maksimc on Mar 27, 2017 at 8:12am PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.jsLike what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?Kourtney Kardashian Accused Of Using Her Children To Flaunt Her WealthThe Walking Dead's Steven Yeun Shares Adorable First Baby PicSarah Jessica Parker's Daughters Threw Her The Cutest Birthday Party

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Barry Jenkins’ Limited Series ‘The Underground Railroad’ Lands at Amazon

The Oscar-winning 'Moonlight' filmmaker will write and direct the drama based on Colson Whitehead's best-selling book.read more

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