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Fugs and Fabs: The Recent Candids of Reese Witherspoon


Reese seems like she’s in a good mood lately. Come with me and eyeball her sunglasses and solve a cookbook mystery.

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Fugs and Fabs: The Premiere of When The Bough Breaks


When the Bough Breaks is a The Hand That Rocks the Cradle for the new millennium, best I can tell (certainly, the similarities are intentional, given that the line is “when the bough breaks, the cradle will rock”) and every time I see the trailer on TV, I find myself mesmerized, and not only because the Slow Ominous Version of “The Boy Is Mine” is kind of amazing:

It feels very Lifetime — Psychotic Surrogate On the Loose! is a movie on Lifetime every seventy-two minutes — but so was the original, and also, as you know, I love Lifetime movies. I once spent an entire Sunday watching three Menendez Brothers movies in a row. In short, I am here for this and not only because of Morris Chestnut; in a cineplex overrun with superhero movies, I long for the return of the cheesy, satisfying sexual thriller.

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Fugs and/or Fabs: Lupita Nyong’o and Janelle Monae


I put these women together in this post mostly because I could not resist using this picture — is it weird if I kind of want to put it on MY piano? — and it felt mean to write about Janelle and make you wait an hour for Lupita, and vice versa.

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Fugs and Fabs: The VMAs Afterparties


It may not surprise you to hear that the A list part of the evening — Rihanna’s — did not have a step-and-repeat so we could ogle everyone’s outfits. Damn it, RiRi. I ask you for so little!

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Fugs and Fabs: The Rest of the VMAs Red Carpet


Oh, VMAs red carpet. Our time together was so brief, so sweet, like a summer romance with a paramour we’ll think back on fondly until Facebook Memories reminds us what it actually looked like.

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VMA Fug Carpet: Ariana Grande in Alexander Wang


I said this in the piece we wrote for Cosmo, but this look is giving me major cognitive dissonance:

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Her upper half cannot wait for your Labor Day Pool Party at the Mandalay Bay, and her bottom half is totally dreading her tax appointment later this afternoon.

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VMA Fugs and Fabs: The Dudes of the VMAs


Some of the dudes at the VMAs last night looked totally snazzy — I’m trying to bringĀ  “snazzy” back — and some of them took a swing and a miss.

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