The Friday Fun That Keeps You Riveted to the Tabloids

How was your movie night?

This week’s fun has definitely been done before, but, frankly I don’t care, for two reasons:

  1. The last time we did this, it was way too much fun.
  2. By the time you’re reading this, I’ll be in an undisclosed location without any internet, probably without any furniture, and very likely crying while surrounded by boxes. Aka I’m moving.

Idol scandals are a weird thing. They can go from anything from “this idol just got arrested” to “this idol has a similar kind of love life as any other woman aged 18 to 25” to “this idol did literally nothing wrong, but the company she works for just committed a human rights violation.” They come out of nowhere, send the whole fandom aflutter with a mixture of rage and/or sympathy, and, as much as most of us would hate to admit it, are kind of fun to watch from afar. Continue reading

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