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Should celebrities be skinny all the time? If a woman is size 12 does that make her fat? What about a size 5 or 8? The average woman in America is size 12 to 14 but the media wants us to strive to be a size 4. Would this be healthy for some? Here is one woman who I knew from the start I liked, used to be just for her voice but now her personality make me like her even more. See for yourself and let me know what you think?

Kelly Clarkson:

I’m Tired of Hearing

“the Fat Joke”

Us Magazine – June 5, 2009 6:07 AM PDT

Story photo: Kelly Clarkson: I'm Tired of Hearing Kelly Clarkson attends Z100’s Zootopia 2009 presented by IZOD FRAGRANCE at Izod Center on May 16, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
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Us Magazine

Kelly Clarkson says she’s tired of being bullied over her weight.

“For seven years it’s been happening. It’s like, ‘OK cool, the fat joke,'” she said during an interview with 2Day FM’s Kyle and Jackie O Show in Australia.

Despite the taunts, the American Idol champ says, “I love my body. I’m very much OK with it. I don’t think artists are ever the ones who have the problem with their weight, it is other people.”

Clarkson has also come under scrutiny over her sexuality. She says she doesn’t care if people think she is gay.

Her only gripe?

“The rumors are not helping me on the dating front!” she said. “I prefer the boys. I’m extremely flattered when I do get hit on by girls, and I think it’s hot, but I’m not into it. I like boys.”

She said she’s in no rush to find Mr. Right.

“I’m only 27, not 40 and still single!” she said. “I enjoy being single, I love work and I think people are so passive with relationships and I’m not that person.”

Added Clarkson, “I’m an extremist, I’m either in a relationship or I’m not. I’m honest about it and I’ll tell people, it’s just there’s nothing to tell. I have a very good life.”

http://omg.yahoo.com/news/kelly-clarkson-i-m-tired-of-hearing-the-fat-joke/23417?nc

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Alanis Morissette has had a fascinating music career so far. She started out in the 90’s as a pop princess. She had the big poofy hair, danced all the hip hop dance music and even rapped on one of her songs. Fast forward to a few years later…a few years older and decided to release music that had more of her own expression and emotions. She had a wide range of it on Jagged Little Pill, from sadness and anger to love. With each album she evolves to show us more of who she is, what she feels and extending her heart with us. She is currently on tour with Matchbox twenty starting today . She is set to come out with her new CD Flavors of Enaglement in April 2008 (according to Aceshowbiz.com). I thought I would share with everyone the old Alanis and the newer Alanis. This is the same song just the original was in 1991 and the redone is 2002.

TOO HOT – 1991

TOO HOT – 2002

Hope you like both of them

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Dear Steve Perry,

In the 80’s you were in one of the most popular bands of the time…Journey. I was just entering Junior High School when I heard the album Infinity. I was hooked and from that point on a dedicated fan. The years took there toll on you, with concerts, a serious relationship ending, drugs and your mother dying. You came out with 2 solo albums while still with the band, Street Talk and For The Love of Strange Medicine. These were distinctly different from the work you did with Journey and showed that you have got chops. In the mid 90’s, after Journey hadn’t had an album out in quite some time, you and the band released Trial By Fire. When You Love a Woman was nominated for a Grammy, and the band was anxious to hit the road. You went on a vacation and I am to guess when you came back Journey would hit the road but this didn’t happen because you fell while hiking and injured your hip. You needed surgery and recovery and ths takes time but the band wasn’t willing to wait (well this is what I have been told), and they hired a new singer and went on the road, leaving you behind. You are a talented artist who can sing rock and roll, love ballads and a hell of a blues singer, but rumor has it that you will never sing again. I have heard you in 2 interviews where you said something similar to, Well See, it might not be the end of hearing about Steve Perry but you have yet to record an album. I know you produce and have been the force behind the Journey greatest hits DVD’s and CD’s but do you want to be remembered as the Cheesy singer from the 80’s or the Mullet guy? Entertainment Weekly just realesed The Ultimate Cheesy Ballad Playlist and there you are right at the top. I disagree that Don’t Stop Believin is cheesy but they think it is. I know I am not the only one who feels this way. When I hear you sing, I am overjoyed and your voice at times is like angels singing. I hope someone, in some way will get this blog to you and you will wake up and get in that recording studio…NOW.

Here is the full story on ew.com

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