Morning Meme: Chris Colfer Talks About Losing It, Jenna Elfman Gets “Shameless,” and Tricia Helfer Tortures Hot Men

I won’t spoil tomorrow night’s virginity episode of Glee
by telling you what Chris Colfer said about it, but I will tell you what he thinks about theKarofsky and Kurt
possibility of a Kurt/Karofsky romance. “I think it’s a
great idea. I think people love Kurt and Blaine
so much that they would never stray from that. But maybe if Blaine and Kurt
take a break that would be a great alternative. I would like to see that

They are preparing for backlash from the Parents Television Council over the
episode, but Colfer does think that the experience will be good for Klaine. “I’m assuming they’ll be
much happier. They’ll probably be a lot more tired.”

This is what the voice of reason on homosexuality sounds like in Nigeria.

Thanks to a “crisis” in British animation (it
doesn’t get tax breaks like live action productions), the studio Wallace and Gromitbehind Wallace
and Gromit
is threatening to move animation overseas. Wouldn’t that
kind of be like visiting the Eiffel Tower in Las Vegas?

A naked man stormed the stage at the MTV EMAs, and rather
than being tackled by security, they gave him a microphone. Well, Hayden Panettiere held it for him while
he cupped his bits. Cute picture.

In a dramatic turn of events, Justin Bieber will not only take a paternity test to prove he
didn’t father a child with a strange woman after a concert, once he’s proven to
not be the father, he intends to sue her into oblivion.

I never thought about how smelling salts worked. But this
was not
what I expected.

Not the face! The fact that he’s pretty is the best thing he’s got going for him.

Buddy and Pedro, the same-sex penguin pair at the
Toronto Zoo may have to be broken up. It seems African penguins are
endangered, and they need to mate to help their species. Kind of like Terra
, but with a plot you can actually care about.John Schneider

We know John
is going to play Chord
dad on Glee, but who should
play his mom
? Who gave birth to lips like those?

Dr. Jill Biden addressed PFLAG’s
annual convention
. “As a teacher and a mom, I know what Jeanne Manford
knew: that there is a direct connection between acceptance and positive,
healthy outcomes in every important area of life, including education, mental
health, and physical health.”

Miley Cyrus has joined the animated Hotel Transylvania as the
daughter Dracula is trying to
protect by running his hotel for monsters. The film already stars Adam Sandler, Fran Drescher, Cee-Lo Green,
Steve Buscemi, and most importantly,
is being directed by Genndy Tartakovsky.

Benecio Del Toro
is going to play the villain in the new Star Trek movie, but that
leaves the question of which villain he would play? Someone from the original
series re-imagined, or someone new?

In a ruling that deviates from most courts’ rulings on mass infringement
lawsuits, a court has ruled that Liberty Media (Corbin Fisher) can go
after a group of defendants in a single lawsuit, and the the risk of outing the
defendants isn’t relevant.

The new Die Hard movie is looking to cast Bruce Willis’ son, no doubt in an effort to milk the franchise once
Willis is sick of it or just can’t manage the phyAaron Paulsicality. The finalists don’t read
like the list of every other movie trying to cast a 20-something however: Liam HemsworthAaron Paul, James Badge Dale,
and D.J. Cotrona.

Here are Six Reasons Writing for the Internet Is the Best Job Ever.
And it is. Even if some days it really doesn’t feel like it. I only do it part
time, so I don’t have the Spongebob underwear.

Yet more evidence that there’s no such thing as “ex-gay.”

Jenna Elfman is set to guest star in Shameless USA this year.
Is there a role in the original she’d be right to take over?

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Adam Lambert was feeling a little blue at the MTV EMAs.

What do we think of Helena Bonham Carter as Miss Havisham in the BBC prodcution of Great Expectations?

I think it looks a lot like Helena Bonham Carter.

Meanwhile, Ricky Gervais channels Charlie Chaplin.

Pretty much.

It should be illegal to have this much cute in one picture.


Life is good for Louis Van Amstel – that body, even with pizza!

I thought the dining was casual?

One The Soup, Joe Jonas goes wild. Well, not as wild as I was hoping, but I like that Jonas is breaking his goodie-goodie image, first with the Britney Spears lapdance and now with some naughty humor.


I’m not familiar with the Alternative Miss World Show, but I’m fascinated with the documentary The British Guide To Showing Off which chronicles years of the event put on by Andrew Logan.


Breaking the Silence is a feature-length documentary exploring the issues of LGBT discrimination in schools. It distinguishes itself by the age of the filmmaker.


Brian McCarty is a very lucky man, because even as an adult he gets to play with toys. And now he tells a story with them.


I’m really not sure what Tricia Helfer is doing to the cute men in Blood Work, but hey, the men are cute, and it looks violent.

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