Cassandra Rose is a freelance writer and an avid bibliophile with a B.A. from Rutgers University in English and Medieval Studies. On the rare occasion that real life isn't getting in the way, she spends her free time being snarky under the Twitter handle yrchmonger and contributing to the literary blog Bibliomantics. She currently lives in New Jersey where she was raised on a steady diet of Mel Brooks, British comedies and pop culture.
The Royal Baby Finally Has a Name
Attention, peasants of earth: Prince William and Kate Middleton's baby hath now been blessed with a name of tradition and bore: George Alexander Louis. So we definitely lost in the betting pool with our Prince George Michael guess. On the plus side, we no longer have to call him the Royal Baby.
Prince William + Kate Middleton Welcome Their Royal Baby
Hear ye, hear ye! On this day, July 22, Prince William and yon wife Kate Middleton have successfully created the third successor in line for the British throne: a (still unnamed) baby boy. That's right, kids. The royal bun has officially exited the royal oven. And Kanye had nothing to do with it.
Britney Spears Might Get Fired for Being Even More Boring Than the ‘X Factor’
It's been a rough few weeks for Britney Spears. She's the target of a ridiculous lawsuit, her mentee Carly Rose Sonenclar lost the 'X Factor' because LeAnn Rimes is a pathetic mess, and now she's being fired from her gig as a judge on the talent show.
Private Investigator Claims Whitney Houston Was Murdered, Finds Lost City of Atlantis
Stop us if you've heard this one before: Paul Huebl, a “top Hollywood private investigator,” has video evidence that Whitney Houston was murdered and has given all his findings to the FBI. And, of course, the National Enquirer.
Chris Federline Manages to Out-Trash Kevin, Claims He’s Britney Spears’ Baby Daddy [UPDATED]
Chris Federline, brother of super-spermed Kevin Federline, is making the news based on allegations that his former sister-in-law Britney Spears committed credit card fraud and that he's the father of her son Sean Preston. What the what?
Taylor Swift Threw Enough Money Around to be Named 2012’s Most Charitable Star
This year, Taylor Swift was a charitable chick who gave back to the music community in an apparent mea culpa for her never-ending cavalcade of break-up songs. Further proving that she lives the life of a Disney princess, good manners and all, Swift has been named the most charitable celeb of the year.
No, Ben Affleck Isn’t Running for Office. Yet.
Despite rumors to the contrary, 'Argo' director Ben Affleck is not vying for a senate seat just yet.
President Barack Obama Named Time Magazine’s 2012 ‘Person of the Year’
Hail to the chief -- and Time magazine's 2012 Person of the Year -- President Barack Obama.
Justin Bieber the Intended Victim of an Incredibly Twisted Kill + Castrate Plot
Deep in the heart of New Mexico, a convicted murderer was making plans to kill and castrate Justin Bieber -- until the guy had a change of heart. Weird, but not so weird that it couldn't become a Lifetime movie.
Yes, Chris Brown + Rihanna Are Back Together [PHOTO]
Despite spending Halloween and Thanksgiving side-by-side, Chris Brown and Rihanna have continued to pretend everyone is too stupid to realize they're back together. So maybe this picture of her straddling him is their official coming-out. On the plus side, at least she's wearing all her clothes this time.
Jackson Family Patriarch Joe Recovering From a ‘Mini-Stroke’
Joe Jackson - father of Janet, LaToya, the late Michael, the rest of the Jackson 5 and who knows who else - suffered a "mini-stroke" on Nov. 29 and is undergoing treatment at a Las Vegas hospital.
Steven Tyler Gives Nicki Minaj an Apology She Doesn’t Deserve [VIDEO]
Steven Tyler took to Canadian television to apologize to upcoming 'American Idol' judge Nicki Minaj for some comments he made that she took as racist even though no one in their right mind would.