Without further ado, here are five celebrities who get way more hate than they deserve.
Hollywood has a clone factory, and occasionally they screw up and let multiple clones out at the same time.
Apparently, rock stars who actually had serious careers going before the whole music thing panned out, and some of them are rather mind-blowing.
There's a good chance this will end with me throwing up on the carpet. So let's get started!
The art of rendering one's own image on canvas is still going strong -- even in this era of the much more elegant iPhone mirror pic. As with everything else, celebrities do self-portraits better than us laypeople. Or at least they do them much, much weirder.
The Brant brothers make the Kardashians look like they deserve to be famous.
The year was 2002. A young Gary Busey was wowing us all in Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice, and some upstart Canadians called Nickelback were teaching us all how to rock again. And how to love. And your humble narrator? I was up to my nuts in Hollywood intrigue.
Somewhere, there's an alternate reality completely different from ours, where the following people went with their first career choice (for better or worse).
When you step out the door, you're playing a role. Whether you're a hippie, stock broker, police officer or biker, you dress the way the world expects you to dress, you act the way the world expects you to act. So you can imagine how much more intense this is for celebrities, whose very careers depend on managing a public image down to the molecule
Mario Lopez exists. Mario Lopez is among us. Mario Lopez advances. Mario Lopez is a legitimately terrifying sociopath.
For the modest price of $50 a person, TMZ permits you to idle in Los Angeles traffic, to see the stars themselves clustered like constellations and, if you are very lucky, to touch one right on the face as it eats from your hand.
A lot of us don't measure up to our idols. Like the little league ballplayers who dream of being Derek Jeter but grow up to be high school gym teachers. Or the young mall-rat divas aspiring to be Christina Aguilera who end up performing on Carnival cruise lines. But what about people who are distinct successes, but still want to be some wholly othe