Before I begin, I would like to thank the Style Network for playing mini marathons of Sex and the City. Lately, my Saturday and Sunday afternoons have been booked solid with Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda.
No, I’m not randomly thanking the Style Network, I have a point. The gentleman chosen for this week’s Topless Tuesday was a guest star alongside the girls…
I know, it’s not the best picture in the world, but it’s all I’ve got to work with.
Anywho, if you don’t recognize Blair, he is best known for his roles on L.A. Law, Sex and the City, The New Adventures of Old Christine and those are only a few of the television shows he has starred on. I mean, he has been locking down TV and movie roles since 1985.
Blair was born August 25, 1964 in Tacoma, Washington. Skipping a few years ahead to college, Blair attended the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in Pittsburg, PA. I can’t believe he was only a six-hour drive away from me! Typical.
While Blair hit the silver screen first with a film called Kush Groove, the ball really started rolling when he landed a guest spot on The Cosby Show. His appearance with Bill and the gang led to One Life to Live, where a majority of celebrities make a stop at the beginnings of an acting career. If you’re really interested, click here for a full list of Blair’s movie and TV appearances.
Now to my favorite part of the Topless Tuesday post. It’s time for the Fun Facts!
- Blair was on the cover of a 1996 issue of Playgirl.
- President Barack Obama is an old pal. The two became acquainted when Blair was researching his legal role for L.A. Law at Harvard the same time Obama was president of the Harvard Law Review.
- Even though Blair is primarily an actor, he has a Grammy Award! He won in 2009 for Best Spoken Word Album, An Inconvenient Truth.
There is no point in me continuing this post. I just found out that Blair is married and has been married since 1994…to the same woman. I guess that means they really like each other. On top of that, they have three children. Ugh. No hope for us single ladies out there.
I hope you’re sitting down, because I am about to create a revolution. I am declaring today…Throwback Topless Tuesday! Boom…mind blown. Instead of focusing on a young gentleman of today, I will hop in my time machine and choose a man from back in the day.
Can you recall where were you on August 18th in the year 1936? Full disclosure: I wasn’t born yet, but I am hoping I was a cat in my past life. If you’re wondering why I’m asking about a rando date in 1936, it’s because Robert Redford (first name Charles) was born!
At a ripe 77 years old, Robert is still killing it, but remember this is Throwback Topless Tuesday – let’s chat about the good old days. Robert was born in Santa Monica, CA, slid through high school and attended the University of Colorado for two and a half years. He was asked to leave…I’m still investigating as to why. I’m hoping it had to do with a wild party at his frat house.
After the requisite soul-searching trip around Europe, Robert landed up taking classes at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC. This obviously sparked the love of acting inside his soul.
Robert started out in television / theatre and then hit the big screen with his movie debut, “War Hunt.” After a slew of other movies, Robert was offered the male lead in “The Graduate” and “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” Sadly, Redford turned both roles down because he was concerned about his image – mainly because he was a beautiful blonde male and wanted people to take him seriously. I must say, I can’t really see Robert getting loud with Liz Taylor.
Anywho, my mom is a Redford fan and would talk about Robert and how much she enjoyed the movie “The Way We Were” with Barbara, yes Barbra Streisand. Warning: The movie will most likely make you hate marriage. Obviously, I’m a fan. After that gem, Robert starred in “The Sting” which finally got him an Oscar nomination.
I can honestly go on and on about the career highs Redford has experienced and is still experiencing today, but I really want to go to sleep so I will just post this sweet, sweet photo of him.
Robert – Thanks for making my mom happy!
By now you should know that Tuesdays are officially Topless…I even wrote an official memo, licked a stamp and sent it to the President. Still waiting to hear back Barack…
Anywho…without further ado.
This past weekend my roommates and I watched the movie “Duplicity,” starring Julia Roberts and the handsome, handsome Clive Owen. Since the actor whips his shirt off many times during the two-hour film, I decided to share the wealth and post this topless beauty on my blog!
Even though Clive is a tad older than me…23 years older to be exact…I’m not ashamed to admit that I would do questionable things if I was ever in his orbit. Don’t pretend like you wouldn’t either…he’s from the UK for Christ’s sakes. Accents get most, if not all, women every damn time…that’s one of the four things I have learned from reading Cosmo month after month.
Clive’s career began with television roles and on the stage. Being in the acting game since 1987, it wasn’t until 1991 when Clive really turned heads with the film “Close My Eyes.” The film portrayed a brother and sister who were having a love affair. If that’s not a head turner…wait till you hear this gem! Clive did a full-frontal nude scene for the film…yea, that would turn my head too.
Mr. Owen has been in many films, TV shows and stage productions, but I want to highlight my favise Clive film to date…”Derailed.” This was my first Clive experience and besides starring Jennifer “prettier than Angelina” Aniston, this film is the definition of the term mind blow. Since I don’t want to spill the beans, I won’t go into the plot at all, but after you see the film you will be derailed along with Clive and Jennifer.
Sadly, Clive has a wife in real life…her name is Sarah-Jane Fenton and they have been married since 1995. If that isn’t bad enough, the couple has two daughters…Hannah and Eve.
Guess there is no hope for this bitch, but if “Derailed” tells me anything…
Clive – Call a lady!
In anticipation of Kelly Clarkson’s new show “Duets” debuting this Thursday…I am dedicating this Topless Tuesday to a singer on the show.
Side note: Yes, I know there are three other singers competing on “Duets,” but let’s be real… Kelly Clarkson is going to win because she is America’s Idol.
And no, Kelly Clarkson is not the Topless Tuesday gentleman…you pervert.
One of the most important things about Robin Charles Thicke is that he is the offspring of Alan Thicke aka Mr. Seaver from “Growing Pains.”
Robin hatched March 10, 1977 in beautiful Los Angles, Calif.
Let’s skip all the childhood history junk and talk about the most obvious thing about Robin Thicke. I’m pretty sure if you stare at him for too long, you will most likely go blind. He is just that handsome.
Robin started out in the music industry collaborating with other artists including Brandy, Jordan Knight, Xtina and Mya.
In 2002, Robin, going only by Thicke at that point, released his debut single “When I Get You Alone.” It didn’t make waves on the charts, but it did earn him enough clout to release a whole album.
“A Beautiful World” was Thicke’s first album and it debuted at number 152 of the Billboard charts. I guess America was blinded by Robin’s good looks that they couldn’t find the CD in the store. He has since released “The Evolution of Robin Thicke,” “Something Else,” “Sex Therapy” and “Love After War.”
He has also collaborated with many heavyweights in the rap/R&B world: Lil’ Wayne, Faith Evans, Pharrell, Jay-Z, and Nicki Minaj are just a few. Thicke also went on tour with Mrs. Hova…Beyonce herself.
Ok ladies…it’s time for me to ruin your day. Thicke married actress Paula Patton in 2005…they have a son Julian Fuego Thicke who was born in 2010. The really devastating part about all of this is that Robin began dating Paula when he was 16-years-old. He is beautiful and dedicated…ugh.
Robin – I’m excited to get to see you on a weekly basis. ABC is known for making poor choices (like when they cancelled “GCB“) but they finally made a right choice by plopping you on a singing competition show.
I’m back and hopefully prettier than ever. In honor of my epic return to my sweet, sweet blog…it’s time for a special occasion…Topless Thursday.
So after an invigorating day at the office and then a trip through hell…aka my night class, I came home to enjoy a bowl of soup and some Harry Potter action with my roommate and cat…Baby Al.
Let me start out by saying that I have only seen the very first Potter film. I skipped the five billion ones in between, that is until the very last one. Honestly, I felt like I was in a dark room looking for my pants. P.S. do not try that at home.
Anywho, the only beacon of light in the film was that blonde beauty Draco Malfoy aka Tom Felton.
Thomas Felton was born September 22, 1987 and hails from Epsom, Surrey, England.
He began his acting career appearing in commercials and took on small roles in various movies.
Since no one wants to hear about those, I’ll get to the good stuff.
At 12-years-old, Felton landed for the role of Draco in the first Potter film. Surprisingly, Felton originally auditioned for the part of Ron Weasley, which subsequently went to (Ginger) Rupert Grint. Draco brought Felton much fame and a way busier schedule.
When he does have some free time, Tom likes to do a little singing. Under the name “Feltbeats” there are a boatload of videos starring Felton singing some bitching tunes.
As for his personal life, unfortunately Felton has a lady. Her name is Jade Olivia Gordon and they met on the set of one of those Harry Potter movies. Gordon was an assistant to the stunt coordinator and that’s where she laid eyes on that precious Felton…jealous.
Of course I did a little research and they are apparently still together…yuck.
Felton has stated that he would like to pursue an acting career after the Potter series has wrapped up. I certainly hope that’s true…Felton could definitely play Ryan Gosling in the Ryan Gosling biopic.
Tom – Call me…please. I’d even be okay with an e-mail.
In honor of his DUI arrest last Friday, I would like to showcase a gentleman that may be more lost than we actually thought…
P.S. I do not endorse driving drunk…but I do endorse a topless man.
Let’s be real…I wouldn’t mind being trapped on that crazy island with Jack Shephard. He’s a doctor, he cares about people and he looks good while doing it.
But this post isn’t about Dr. Shephard…it’s about Matthew Chandler Fox.
Matthew was born July 14, 1966 in Crowheart, Wyoming…he definitely gives off that cowboy mystique. Matthew’s mother Loretta was a teacher and his father Francis raised cattle and grew barley for the Coors company…hmm.
Fox attended Columbia University and earned a degree in economics. While in school, he began stretching out his acting muscles. The actor’s big break came in 1994 when he was cast as Charlie Salinger on “Party of Five.”
Fast forwarding to 2004…Matthew landed the epic role of Dr. Jack Shephard on “Lost.”
I’ll be honest, I was quite confused while watching this show. The flashbacks, the flashforwards, the polar bears, the creepy black smoke…ugh. I’m exhausted just thinking about it.
On a personal note, Matthew (unfortunately) has a wife – Margherita Ronchi and two children.
Now for the serious note, Matthew Fox was stopped at 3:23 a.m. last Friday in Oregon for driving under the influence. The actor was on his way to a fast food restaurant (typical) when he was picked up by the police. He was released the same day and has not commented on the incident yet.
Matthew – Get it together. You’re too pretty to be in jail.
Happy Tuesday! You all know what this means…
This past Saturday I was putting a lot of time and effort into building my party playlist for the summer. While I was listing to “Magic Stick” by Lil’ Kim ft. 50 Cent, I stumbled upon another member of G-Unit…Mr. Lloyd Banks.
Lloyd and I go way back, all the way back to a time when I was in high school and would cruise in my mom’s car to his jam “Warrior.” I’ll be honest. I thought I was a member of G-Unit. Others didn’t think so…that’s for sure.
Anywho this post is about Lloyd and not my aspiring rap career…back to you Lloyd.
Christopher Charles Lloyd was born April 30, 1982 (Happy Belated Bday, Lloyd!) in New Carrollton, Maryland but was raised in Queens, New York.
A few honorable mentions about Lloyd:
- Lloyd took the name Banks from his great, great-grandfather
- He dropped out of high school at 16
- Mr. Banks is a mix of Puerto Rican and African-American descent
- Lloyd was a founding member of G-Unit along with his pals 50 Cent and Tony Yayo
In 2004 Lloyd released his debut album “The Hunger for More” featuring the single “On Fire.” If you listen closely you can hear a little 50 Cent during the chorus.
Lloyd’s debut album hit hard selling 500,500 copies during the first week.
As for his second album, Lloyd had an album all ready to be released. It was supposed to be called “The Big Withdraw” and contained 23 tracks. Interestingly enough, “The Big Withdraw” was never officially released. How could that be?
Well…this one time Lloyd was involved in, for lack of a better term, a 3-way with two ladies and he accidentally left the album behind. As any logical woman in that situation would do…one of them leaked the album to the Interweb. Come on ladies…you would do the same!
Lloyd said of the matter, “It’s truth to that rumor. That comes from me doing too much. I was just lost in my ways, fucked two women at one time. It’s the little things you don’t pay attention to…”
Following that messy incident, Banks began working on his (technically) third album “Rotten Apples.” His last studio release was called “H.F.M.: The Hunger for More 2″ and dropped in 2010, featuring the single “Beamer, Benz, or Bently” ft. Juelz Santana.
If you’re looking for more Lloyd, keep an eye out for Banks’s next mixtape release “V6.” It was set to drop yesterday, but Banks posted a tweet that said “Still a few things I have to do with the tape, it’s not droppin monday..but soon after!,” he wrote. “I just want it to be delivered the right way. Trust me, it’s worth the wait! You won’t be disappointed.”
Lloyd – Stay in the spotlight, you are too pretty to hide in Queens.