I had a friend who, right out of college, decorated her apartment in full-on Ikea. She bought a zebra-striped rug which looked exactly like this mess than Paula Patton wore last night to the Grammys. Right? She wore a budget, cheap zebra-striped rug-dress. It’s by Nicolas Jebran and I just can’t even start with her style. It would be one thing if Paula just liked to dress cheap. It would be one thing if Paula just liked to dress to show off her body in the tackiest way possible. It would be one thing if Paula didn’t understand how to get her red carpet gowns tailored appropriately for her body. But she puts all of those awful elements together, and we get this, over and over on the red carpet. Tacky meets try-hard meets LET YOUR BOOBS BREATHE, GIRL. One nice thing: I like her earrings.
As for Robin Thicke… I was happy that the Grammy producers didn’t let Robin just do a version of “Blurred Lines” by himself, that they put him with Chicago for a tribute. The problem? Chicago still sounds really good (right?) and you could hear that Robin’s voice is rather weak.
Speaking of shady couples (cough), here are Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz. Alicia wore Armani Prive. Is this tacky? I find it tacky. I loved her voice and she has one of the best voices in music today. I have no desire to see most of her sternum. Also: Spanx much?
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