July 2010 Archives
Bristol Palin and her baby's father, Levi Johnston, are back together and engaged. (Wait. What?)
The surprising announcement comes after public bickering between the two and Bristol's mother, Sarah Palin, attacked Johnston for being a deadbeat dad. The couple told Us Weekly that they hope to work things out for the sake of their son.
In the video below, Bristol shares how Levi proposed:
President Barack Obama made Time Magazine's Top 10 list of most popular celebrities on Facebook. Bested only by Lady Gaga and Vin Diesel (what?), the prez is ranked number 3 with 9,861,349 fans. Since the list was published Tuesday, the Obama's fan count increased and is now over 10 million and counting.
Other celebs on the list (in rank order, starting with #4) are Megan Fox, Dr. House (Hugh Laurie), Linkin Park, Lil Wayne, Cristiano Ronaldo, Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift.
Word is that Chelsea Clinton's end-of-July wedding will take place at Astor Courts in upstate New York. The 50 acre estate hosts an ornate mansion and stunning views overlooking the Hudson river.
Astor Courts was designed in 1902 for fur trade heir John Jacob Astor IV. Tragically, Astor went down with the Titanic just eight years later.
Since Astor's death, the home has changed ownership several times and served different purposes. It was once even a retirement home for senior citizens. The great-grandson of the home's first architect restored the home to it's original grandeur in 2008, and The New York Times made a photographic slide show of the property. Check it out here.
File under: Seriously?
During a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Senator Amy Klobuchar asked Supreme Court Justice nominee Elena Kagan how she would rule in the "famous cases" of Edward v. Jacob and the Vampire v. Werewolf, characters from the Twilight book/movie series.
Obvs Sen. Klobuchar was joking, but still.