OK I’ve been way too serious all week, time to have some fun. Like you I’m sure, I’m in mourning over the imminent demise of the finest piece of
a$$ television available today: The E! Channel’s Playboy-based “Girls Next Door” reality show. Take for instance last month’s episode about a softball game for Playboy Playmates:
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After plenty of unintentionally hilarious commentary and scene setting, the girls hit the field and show that they are, especially Playmate Miriam Gonzalez, BIG time ballers. Scenes like the above make the show the most bizarre dichotomy in the history of television. On one hand, you have young teenies around the world idolizing the three glorified prostitutes girls on the show. But you also have legions of 40-something gentlemen as devotees, using on the other hand. Read more…
Kristen Armstrong, ex-wife of Lance Armstrong and mother of their three children, has spent the last five years since her divorce from Lance trying to find herself again, eventually succeeding through “friends, faith, family, running and writing.” She now blogs for Runner’s World, participates in family fitness events across the U.S., and is currently preparing for the Boston Marathon next month.
(Lance Armstrong and Matthew McConaughey in thoughtful contemplation)
Lance Armstrong has spent the last five years since his divorce in a similar fashion: finding women, eventually succeeding through fame, money, and a well-cultivated public image. The 36-year-old’s two-year relationship with singer Sheryl Crow ended in 2006, making more time for Tory Burch, Ashley Olsen, and Playboy Playmates at a Playboy party at SWSX this week.
Lance Armstrong will also participate in the Boston Marathon in April.