Rihanna's been gone for a minute, and now she's back with a twerk off — seriously. No butt goes unshaken for the entire 3:16 of her new NSFW music video for "Pour It Up." Not that we had any reason to doubt RiRi's twerkability, but she's a bona fide pro. She holds her own among the pole dancers combating gravity with their strength. And, like Diplo's video for "Set It Off," pole dancing isn't gratuitous here. It's celebrated as an art form; these women are acrobats, and, well, so is Rihanna.
The singer hasn't been churning out video after video like she did for her previous albums (think Loud and Talk That Talk). "Pour It Up" is only the third single off of Unapologetic, and it comes a solid eight months after "Stay" hit the internet. What a comeback (if you can call it that), though. It might not be flashy, but it's pure Rihanna: unperturbed debauchery devout in its sin.
Even if you're not a fan of The Big Bang Theory, you've gotta love its totally candid star Kaley Cuoco. Last night, she appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote the upcoming season of TBBT. She was by no means mandated to address the recent celebrity nude photo hack, but she did.
Cuoco begins by being totally up front read
You could argue that gender fluidity and acceptance of transgender people is at all all-time high in the cultural zeitgeist. Austrian singer Conchita Wurst won this year's Eurovision in May, and Laverne Cox made history in July when she was nominated for an Emmy for her role in Orange is the New Black. Chicago's LGBT read