Wednesday, October 03, 2007
It’s been what, ten minutes since we last heard from Larry Birkhead and Howard K Stern? Thank mothering crap they’re back. Howard K Stern has just filed a 60 million dollar lawsuit against journalist Rita Cosby because in her new book Blonde Ambition: The Untold Story Behind Anna Nicole Smith's Death, she alleges that Stern and Larry Birkhead were actually gay lovers.
Re. the 60 million dollar price tag, it’s good that the stakes in this are so high in this. On one hand you have the integrity of a journalist who is being moved to write a sensationalist book about Anna Nicole because she’s concerned for the well being of the child. Of course, releasing a salacious tell-all craptastic book is pretty much the only way you could ever prove that a child’s welfare is your primary concern so her hands are clearly tied.
And then on the other side, you’ve got the vastly important public image of Howard K Stern and Larry Birkhead to consider. Isn’t this the Tom Cruise thing as well? Like, where he was outted by the porn star and quickly slammed anyone who even thought of saying his name in the same sentence as the word “gay” with hundred million dollar lawsuits? Way to be calm about the whole thing and keep your hetero-persona intact.
With the amount of pimping, whoring, drug abuse, alcoholism and accidental running into walls that happened in the Anna Nicole household over the past 10 years it would be surprising if you couldn’t argue and conclusively prove that every single person in Anna Nicole’s immediate circle had NOT slept with everyone else. Including however many animals she was holding hostage.
At the end of the day though, it’s good that we’re still thinking about them. I find it calming [source]