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Lenny Kravitz Gives Us A NSFW Surprise When His Pants Split

Lenny Kravitz Gives Us A NSFW Surprise When His Pants Split
Lenny Kravitz's #penis pops out onstage in Stockholm pic.twitter.com/BhjFLGM7t0-- Celeb Deconstructed (@CelebrityDecon) August 4, 2015 So Lenny Kravitz had a little accident yesterday when his peen decided to do a lil peek-a-boo during the first song of his Stockholm show.Looks...… Read Full Story
art This Artist's New Show Has You Digging For Her Missing Grandfather

This Artist's New Show Has You Digging For Her Missing Grandfather

(photo via Rupert)Artnet reports that artist Laure Prouvost's solo exhibit "Burrow Me," displayed in Lithauania's Rupert arts center will veer dangerously close to the premise of a movie. Prouvost's art invites visitors to dig for the remnants of her (fictional)... Read Full Story

Drake, Nicki Minaj And The Toxicity of Beta Bro Misogyny

A photo posted by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on Jul 11, 2015 at 9:38pm PDT By now, Drake's narrative of being a textbook "nice guy" has been well-established. He's a sensitive mama's boy who wears his heart on his sleeve and... Read Full Story

Everything Is Horrible: Kermit and Miss Piggy Are Calling It Quits, Too

[Photo via]It's been a rough couple of weeks for celebrity relationships, with long-term couples left and right splitting up in what can only be described as karmic retribution for Gwyneth Paltrow (or her Goop editorial director) coining the term "conscious... Read Full Story

How Tom Cruise Became Hollywood's Top Gun Again: A Timeline

Everyone loves talking about Tom Cruise. Last week was Tom Cruise Week at Grantland surrounding the release of the practically inexplicable fifth installment of the Mission: Impossible film franchise. The success of this movie, and praise for Cruise's performance --... Read Full Story

Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova and Refused's David Sandstrom Reflect On the State of Protest Music In 2015

Don't even try to tell Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot that music this century has been largely apolitical. Pushing back is what she does, and she is ready with a retort. "If you look hard enough you always can find... Read Full Story

Emoji Sirens: Zayn Is Single

photo by Patrick McMullanThe One D we actually need is back on the market. According to People, Zayn Malik called off his engagement to Little Mix's Perrie Edwards two weeks ago. We await Zayn As Flowers's comment.[h/t People]... Read Full Story

Emoji Clap: Alexander Skarsgard Showed Up to His Movie Premiere In Drag

A photo posted by Bel Powley (@belpowley) on Aug 4, 2015 at 6:38am PDT [Photo via Instagram]Leave it to True Blood hunk Alexander Skarsgard to pull off head-to-toe drag at a movie premiere. At the San Francisco premiere of... Read Full Story

Now You Too Can Own a Pair of Kanye-Worn Yeezys -- for $75k

[Photos by Jackie Nickerson]For anyone who's ever wanted to walk in Yeezus' shoes: now's your chance. Sneaker consignment store The Heat Check is selling the same Nike Air Yeezy 1 prototype Kanye wore at the 2008 Grammy Awards -- for... Read Full Story

Stylist Violetta Kassapi On Fashion Inspiration, "Spiritual Getaways" and the Craziest Shoot She's Ever Worked On

[Photo by Luke Freeman]Scrolling through Violetta Kassapi's Instagram, your eyes are apt to stop at any number of photos and say, "Damn, I want those shoes/jackets/sunglasses/manicure." The London-based stylist and fashion editor at indie hip-hop and fashion magazine, Viper, has... Read Full Story