Saturday, May 10, 2008

Catching Up On The News Of Today: Flipping Through An Issue of OK! Magazine: A Nevin Barich Blog Experience

Every couple of weeks, I head down to Reseda to see my good friends at Over The Rainbow Hairstyling, where I go to get my sides shaved and -- every eight weeks -- my hair cut (because lookin' good takes maintenance, people). A few days back, while waiting for Sylvia (the woman who has cut my hair since I was 7) to finish with a client, I looked over at the magazine rack and decided that now was a good time as any to catch up on current events.

With that in mind, here's what I found while flipping through an issue of OK! Magazine:

---Jennifer Aniston and Orlando Bloom. Reps for Jen say they're just good friends, but that isn't so, according to a source. Jen and O.B. were apparently seen being very affectionate during a relaxing (and steamy!!) beach weekend in Mexico. Does this mean Jen's finally over Vince Vaughn? Is Orlando the one? No one can say for sure, but -- according to the source -- Jen is happier than she's been in months.

(by the way: This article is also accompanied by a photo of Jen, Orlando and Courtney Cox sitting together in a booth at some club in Hollywood. Courtney and Jen are best friends, as we all know, but in this photo, Courtney is seen getting particularly close to Orlando, and Jen is looking on with that fake "I'm smiling because cameras are around but this is soooo not OK, so step off you stupid %&$%#@" smile that only a woman can give. As for Orlando? He's got this drunk-looking " What can I say? I'm Orlando Bloom and these things just happen because I'm Orlando Bloom" smirk on his face.)

---Speaking of Jennifer Aniston: She and Eva Longoria have apparently cleared the air after a nasty publicity stunt involving Jen's ex, Brad Pitt. In April 2005, shortly after Brad and Jen split, Eva wore a tight pink shirt which said "I'll have your baby, Brad" strewn across the front. "Jennifer found the whole thing to be very cruel and insensitive," according to a source, and Eva has apologized profusely ever since. And although Jen has reportedly accepted the apology, it was only recently that the two buried the hatchet at a charity event in Hollywood. "They're appeared to be no animosity between them whatsoever," according to a source.

Isn't that nice?

---Kim Cattrall is 51 and feeling sexier than ever. Kim -- best known for showing her breasts and having sex in every episode of Sex and the City -- says she's embraced her newfound sexuality, even though she says she has nothing in common with her SATC character Samantha Jones. "Kim wants to be considered sexy because she's Kim...."

(say it with me now)

..." according to a source.

---Speaking of Kim: Despite her age, she doesn't want to be considered a "cougar" or a "MILF." Rather, she simply wants to be viewed as an attractive woman who happens to be older.

She's dating a 28-year-old, by the way.

Not that this means she's perpetuating the stereotype or anything.

And finally:

---Explain something to me: How the hell did Matthew Broderick land Sarah Jessica Parker? SJP has been hot as hell since her "L.A. Story" days, but Matthew hasn't looked good since Ferris Bueller took the day off. In an article about the happily married couple, which asked how the pair always manages to look color-coordinated ("It's because Sarah helps picks out his clothes," according to a source) Sarah looks her usual attractive self while Matt looks like a history professor. He even had the requisite gray suit and graying of the temples. It's weird.

And just so you know: "They're more in love than ever."

According to a source.

And now for this week's:


Arkansas residents Jim Bob Duggar and his wife Michelle are expecting their 18th child. Michelle is in her sixth week of pregnancy and the couple has named all their children with names that begin with the letter J: Joshua, Jana, John-David, Jill, Jessa, Jinger, Joseph, Josiah, Joy-Anna, Jeremiah, Jedidiah, Jason, James, Justin, Jackson, Johannah and Jennifer.

I'm guessing the 18th kid will be named Jo-Mama.

Or Jenga if it's a boy.

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Stephanie said...

HEY WAIT JUST A MINUTE - I thought Jen was with John Mayer now?

Nev, were you reading an old issue?

Nev said...

The issue was a week old. Wow, Jen moves fast.

Elly and Jeremy said...

You're kidding me about SJP, right?

Nev said...

There's nothing wrong with liking the "dumb blond" look

Elizabeth said...

Nevin, It was obviously an old magazine you picked up. Re: Jen & Johm M.
I like the way Matthew Broderick looks.
Keep up the good work.

Stephanie said...

You know, the best source of news these days is I'm subscribed to their RSS feed. It's the only way I can keep up on important world events. So much is happening! With Britney!

Anonymous said...


You go to a haircut place called "Over The Rainbow"? Is this in West Hollywood? Is there something we don't know?

SJP???? You think she is hot? Ramona should kick your @$$!!!!