[BlindGossip] In a case where one half of a couple makes substantially more than the other, who pays for the engagement ring? Well, in the case of these three engaged couples where the woman has the bigger paycheck, it certainly wasn’t the future groom.
The first couple went directly to the jeweler and cut a deal for a very impressive diamond sparkler. They worked out an arrangement where the couple agreed to make x number of mentions of the jeweler in the press for a 50% discount. Then the female half of the couple paid the balance in cash.
The second couple tried harder than anyone to try to talk multiple jewelers into a free ring. [Read more…]
[NationalEnquirer] Which former boy-bander was recently spotted shopping for discounted holiday cards at the CVS Pharmacy in Hollywood? The blonde, out-of-work singer/ actor – who’s put on a few pounds since his “DWTS” stint – was complaining about the state of TinselTown’s unemployment.
[VillageVoice] Which queen on the scene was fired from Barney’s for having sticky fingers (which were beautifully manicured, by the way)?
[National Enquirer] What blonde, B-list movie star—she’s a former beauty pageant winner and model—was recently spotted at a Beverly Hills pet shop hitting on some guy half her age after he told her he was a huge fan of her ’90s films? The three-times-divorced single mom of three may be in her early 60s, but her cougar instincts are clearly still intact!
[BuzzFoto] When this C List celebrity was shopping in LA yesterday, she told our source that she dropped her phone in the toilet in the restroom and made an employee at a clothing store come and fish it out for her. 685
[BuzzFoto] Once a year, every year since her first spouse di*d, this actress remembers the day of his de*th by donating her entire wardrobe to charity (because he was dedicated to many good causes). After that, she spends the following few weeks buying herself new clothing. It helps give her something to do and to think about new beginnings. 669
How’s your holiday shopping going? To make today a bit easier, here’s a BG12345… with no checkout lines!
BG’s focus is on the kids this week, with multiple requests for Nerf guns and Hot Wheels Wall Tracks and Moxie Girls.
If you’re having trouble finding a certain toy, Amazon seems to be the only place that is really well-stocked with the most popular toys.
Next up? Finding out the difference between a Xia Xia and a Zhu Zhu. Apparently, it’s very important.
What’s hot on your kids’ wish list this year?
[BuzzFoto] During a family shopping trip this last weekend, this D list actor from a famous family took his young child shopping with him. While the rest of the family went shopping for Christmas presents, he stopped by his dealer, with the child in the backseat. 658
[BuzzFoto] Our source emailed us this morning to tell us that this C list actress from a network television show, sent her assistant to hire some non-English speaking women to go and do her Black Friday shopping and to pick up clothing at Black Friday [sales] for her at several lower end department stores. She wanted ‘cheap shoppers’ to go and get their hands dirty and get her the things she wanted, but didn’t want to be seen shopping at lower end stores. 657
[NationalEnquirer] Which “Bravo Housewife” is known for letting her precious little pooch poop inside swanky Neiman Marcus department stores? The annoyed staff have been given strict orders to bite their tongues because the classy lady drops a pretty penny on designer duds!
[NationalEnquirer] Which C-list actor – who insists he’s sober – was recently tossed out of a Hollywood s*x shop for throwing latex s*x toys at customers and harassing female employees?
The boutique booted the once-promising star, but that didn’t faze him. He was furious because he left the story empty handed.
[NationalEnquirer] Which former “DWTS” finalist has a secret obsession with Walmart? The weight-challenged performer doesn’t want to get caught shopping for clothes at the discount chain, so she drives to the 24-hour stores far away from Hollywood!
[NationalEnquirer] Who’s the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star who “borrowed” some pricey items from a high-end boutique and refuses to return them? The sticky-fingered home-maker, who’s avoiding calls from the retailer, may get charged for theft if she doesn’t give back the loot! [Read more…]
NewYorkPost – Which Hollywood actress went on a recent Ralph Lauren shopping spree in New York and flipped out when the store didn’t give her the discount she wanted? She even demanded the staff get Lauren himself on the phone, but ended up storming out in a huff without her dress.
BlindGossip – The last one worked out well for him, but he’s ready for a new beard. He’s been meeting with potential candidates for several weeks now. In case you’d like the job, here are his criteria:
- Female, pretty, age 25-40ish
- Actress (No musicians or models)
- Established in your own career (But don’t outshine him)
- Feminine but athletic (He would like to have a workout buddy)
- Primary residence in or around Los Angeles (Bonus points if you also have a New York pad)
- Previous experience as a beard preferred
- Available to start within the next three months