Top 5 Picks from Around the Web
1. File under: Must Be Nice. Laura Bush hasn’t cooked in 14 years … and she’s not sure she remembers how. Now how many moms can say that? Mrs. Bush told Fox News she’s looking forward to having a home of her own again, where she can decorate and cook to her heart’s content. If she wants to get some practice, she can come over to my house and cook dinner any time! (Huffington Post)
2. Achoo, for charity. A tissue that Scarlett Johansson blew her nose into last night on the The Tonight Show is now on eBay being auctioned off for charity. It’s supposedly Samuel L. Jackson’s cold from their time together promoting the new movie The Spirit. There are currently 60 bids; the highest is $2,025. Nice that it’s for charity and all, but it’s still just GROSS. (Celebitchy)
If you want to actually see her blowing in action, you can watch it here:
3. If she ever complains about a lack of privacy, we’re definitely not listening now. Paris Hilton had her Bentley painted pink – think Pepto Bismol. Why? “I just always wanted a pink car. I think when you’re a little girl and you have Barbie Corvette toys, you’re like ‘Oh I really wish I had a car like this some day,'” the heiress explained. (E! Online)
4. Jeremy Piven just up and walked away from his role in the current Broadway play Speed-the-Plow. He credits his high mercury content as the cause for his not showing up for performances and abrupt departure. His WHAT?
Playwright David Mamet didn’t seem to buy this excuse. “I talked to Jeremy on the phone, and he told me that he discovered that he had a very high level of mercury,” Mamet told Daily Variety. “So my understanding is that he is leaving show business to pursue a career as a thermometer.” (People)