Celebrities love publicity, but not all publicity is good. Especially on Twitter. The famous are learning that just because you say something on Twitter in 140 characters doesn't make it less offensive. Sometimes that lesson comes at a high cost.
On June 24, New York State historically passed Same-Sex Marriage. I quietly got down on one knee and asked my partner of nine years to be my husband. It might be romantic. But it's actually a big fat lie.
Now that Weinergate has been officially behind us for more than a week, it's time to look forward and try to figure out what congressional scandal will distract us next. The media is already hungry for some fresh meat.
Stars, politicians, fighting hard battles, they're just like us and the people we love, fighting hard battles too. They will do things we hope our children, our husbands, our parents, we ourselves, would never do.
What is it about our culture lately that just loves tearing a human being to shreds? Whatever one may think of the lurid spectacle that is The Wide World of Weiner, the glee demonstrated by the media is the truly disturbing element here.