In the usual fashion of our over-exposed culture, another celebrity has come down with the deadly "foot-in-mouth disease" and is spreading it all over town. This most recent affliction has made its way to Tim Gunn, stylist to the world, fashion guru and self-esteem proper-upper. Recently, Gunn announced on the ABC talk show The Revolution that he has not gotten any action in 29 years, and he is doing just fine. We will remain cordial and not comment on the statement at hand and focus, rather, on the "why did you just tell us that?" factor. We're sorry that Gunn is missing on the kissing, but some skeletons are better left in the closet, sir.
This is not new, though, this idea that public figures feel the need to over-share. In fact, in the past ten years, and given our culture's current obsession with reality programming, we have seen a nauseating amount of TMI.
We cataloged the useless information in our brains and came up with the top five worst cases of celebrity TMI. 5. Jessica Simpson Doesn't Brush Her Teeth
For some very confusing reason, Jessica Simpson announced on the Internet site Iheartradio that she does not traditionally brush her teeth. J-So, why would you think sharing this disgusting and, may we say poor hygiene, habit with America was a good idea? Did you think we would all laugh and nod agreeing? We don't brush either! No, this is not a case of the "stars are just like us!" We all brush our teeth.
4. Sting and Trudie's Sex Life
It wouldn't be the first time that Sting shared with the public his penchant for lengthy love sessions, but last year's Harper's Bazaar feature on the couple was just over the top. In the article the couple shared:
"We don't get bored," Styler says. "Being apart juices the relationship," Sting explains. "When we see each other, it's romance. I don't think pedestrian sex is very interesting. There's a playfulness we have; I like the theater of sex. I like to look good. I like her to dress up. I like to dress her up." What's the most romantic thing they've ever done for each other? "Romantic? We like tawdry."
That's nice that you like to have dress-up sex; we really didn't need to know about it, thank you.
3. Keith Richards Snorts Dad's Ashes
According to the interview in NME with the Rolling Stones' infamous guitarist Keith Richards:
...out comes a bit of Dad on the dining room table... What I found out is that ingesting your ancestors is a very respectable way of...y'know, he went down a treat.
Now this can be interpreted many ways, but we are doubting that he sprinkled dad on his oatmeal. As the story went, Richard's allegedly snorted his dad with his big ole' line of coke.
In the craziest of ways, we might understand if you are a person that partakes in the gutter glitter and your dad's ashes happened to mix in with your line, maybe you would shrug it off, apply the five-second rule and give it a snort. That being said, this is something that you should take with you to the grave! And if you are lucky, someone will snort you one day as well. 2. Carnie Wilson Has Gastric Bypass Surgery on the Internet
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In 1999, Carnie Wilson, one third of Wilson Philips and daughter to Beach Boy Brian Wilson, topped her weight at 300 pounds and decided to put an end to it. She signed herself up to have gastric bypass surgery, the process by which a person's stomach is more or less stapled. We understand that after years of struggling with her weight, Wilson felt the need to make a change. Why, however, did she feel the need to broadcast her surgery on the Internet? Wilson taped the disgusting process for the world to see, and apparently having America's living room alongside her hospital bed seemed as good as an idea as the video for "Hold On."
1. Kourtney Kardasian Gives Birth on Television
Literally, this was the most unnecessary and disgusting piece of broadcast television in the history of the invention. Eww. Eww.