[New York Magazine] Who Are the Anonymous Sexists in Sheryl Sandberg’s New Book?
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s new memoir/feminist manifesto, Lean In, is already destined to be the kind of book that everyone you know has read — the kind that is piled twenty-high on airport bookstore shelves and found on every subway car in New York.
Sandberg’s book is full of juicy anecdotes about her life in business, some of which involve insensitive, callous people who stood in her way during her rise to the top of the tech world. Generously, she gives most of these cads anonymity, refusing to name and shame the vast majority of the tools, doubters, and skeptics who said inappropriate things to her during her career.
Sandberg may be too polite to offer her tormenters up for a public shaming, but we’re not. So, let’s play a blind item guessing game! » Continued
[Blind Gossip] Here comes the intervention! A little late, but late is better than never.
This young performer has been out of control for the better part of a year now. Dr*gs and alc*hol and bad influences have all caught up with him and led to a myriad of personal and professional problems.
In the » Continued
[Hollywood Street King] A certain pure beverage is said to be bridging our Bad Boy of a blind item to Mark Wahlberg. That’s because sources say, as our mystery man fills in as the face of the bottled water brand, Marky Mark remains behind the scenes of its promotion — reported to be generate a generous percentage from his involvement.
That’s while our blind item is said to be » Continued
[Blind Gossip] This cute young celebrity is in a tough spot. He wants to live as his real self, but he is part of a group that could suffer if his image changes.
Here’s the situation: He is gay. He has always been gay. But » Continued
[Stoopid Housewives] A particular alcoholic beverage company is requesting that all references to their brand and this particular Housewife be severed.
This particular alcoholic beverage company obviously does NOT want their bottle of booze connected in any way with the Housewives!
We’re » Continued
[Blind Gossip] He is one of the biggest anchors on a television news show and is instantly recognizable to anyone who watches television. He has never come out as a gay man, and likely will not as long as he has his job.
His current boyfriend is also a big shot. He is the President and CEO of a huge, well-known company in the transportation industry.
Employees tell us that the anchor and CEO frequently hook up at company headquarters. The two men » Continued
[Media Bistro] We received a somewhat interesting memo from a spy over the weekend that perhaps sheds a bit more light on how Hurricane Sandy has affected the agency world here in the tri-state area, especially in New York. » Continued
[New York Post] Which mogul, who had an argument with a rebellious family member, was horrified when she took revenge by sending sexy pics of herself to a host of top executives at his company?
[Blind Gossip] This blind item actually touches on the themes of two recent blind items: One where a young celebrity is dealing with mental health issues; and one where management tries to help a celebrity in trouble.
In this case, we’re talking about a young performer. Not too young. Old enough to vote. Old enough to make her own business decisions. She is unhealthy and she is acting out and self-medicating. Her mom » Continued
[Blind Gossip] This award-winning actress is facing bad news in every direction. Her acting career is waning; she’s unable to get her body to look the way she wants it to look; and her business is failing. We’re talking about a pretty major meltdown on all fronts. Not that you’ll hear her admitting any of these things. No, she just keeps telling big lies about » Continued