Wanda Sykes Had A Double Mastectomy

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Earlier this year, Wanda Sykes discovered she had breast cancer after going in for a breast reduction. In an episode of Ellen‘s show, which will air on Monday, she explains: “It wasn’t until after the reduction that in the lab work, the pathology, that they found that I had DCIS [ductal carcinoma in situ] in my left breast. I was very, very lucky because DCIS is basically stage-zero cancer. So I was very lucky.” Still, Sykes got both breasts removed. She says she didn’t talk about it at first because: “How many things could I have? I’m Black, then lesbian. I can’t be the poster child for everything.” [People]

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are Brangelina 2.0. Except not at all. [Yeeeah]

While sight-seeing in Rio, Rihanna visited the famous chapel situated at the base of the Christ The Redeemer statue. She happened to be wearing a necklace upon which the word “cunt” is stamped. Disrespectful? Maybe. But Jesus loves everyone, right? [Daily Mail]

Remember how Lindsay Lohan was allegedly photographed kissing Dream Hotel owner Vikram Chatwal? Well wednesday night, LL met (and was rude to) Chatwal’s wife. Allegedly! Reps for the pretty pretty girl insist Lindsay and Vikram are just friends. [Page Six]

There’s a reason Bradley Cooper digs dating celebrities: “Connection and chemistry are amazing things and if the other person is used to being in the media, it makes things easier.” [Showbiz Spy]

Scorching hot South Korean pop star Rain has announced he will join his country’s army next month. Mmm, uniforms. [AP]

  • Katie Holmes will play the Slutty Pumpkin on a Halloween episode of How I Met Your Mother. [Vulture]
  • My pretend boyfriend Bruno Mars is singing on the Twilight: Breaking Hymen soundtrack. Eh. It’s a living. [E!]
  • Minka Kelly turned down free plastic surgery when she was 19. Apparently they just give it away in Hollywood. [Us]
  • Prince JacksonMichael Jackson‘s eldest son — will make his first public appearance in Berlin in November, walking the red carpet at an event for the Bambi foundation, which supports needy children. [People]
  • Here’s a photograph of the Dark Shadows cast, which gives us a pretty good idea of the goth, dark vibe of the film. Johnny Depp plays vampire Barnabas Collins; and the cast includes Helena Bonham Carter, Chloë Moretz, Eva Green, Jonny Lee Miller and Michelle Pfeiffer. [EW]
  • The only logical response to reading a story about Johnny Depp painting a portrait of Keith Richards surrounded by cigarette rolling papers is: Pix or it didn’t happen. [Contact Music]
  • Hugh Jackman fractured some dude’s jaw. No, wait. Not some dude. A wrestler. [Express]
  • Michael Moore wants us to boycott Georgia following the execution of Troy Davis. [Contact Music]
  • “How many women were in that? I mean, come on. There weren’t any women in the Seventies? The secret service always had a huge number of women working for them. And they played major roles in real life. But they were ignored for this film.” — Helen Mirren on Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. [Contact Music]
  • “We have 30 dogs, 14 horses. We still only have three ponies and four minis, but we have goats now, two pigs we rescued called Miss Daisy and Boss Hog, I gave those to my brother. I eat pork, don’t get me wrong but I’m not going to bake my own! I can’t do this. I can’t maim them then eat them, that’s wrong.” — Kelly Clarkson. [Showbiz Spy]
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