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  1. Syko says:

    EW EW EW! I would have to be unconscious before I could let someone put one of those nasty things on me!

  2. headache says:

    So does she feel better than before she had the leeches put on or better than the worse she felt after they were taken off?

    Oh well. The search for the fountain of youth have made bigger fools than this.

  3. summertime921 says:

    I swear, that woman will try anything not to age. Whatever happened to aging gracefully?

  4. Carrie says:

    Why do I have the feeling Ashton Kutcher is behind this story?

  5. GirlyGirl says:

    Carrie, I immediately had the same thought. I call “Pop Fiction” on this story!

  6. bender says:

    THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS DETOXIFYING! I am medically trained and it is simply not possible – your liver, kidneys and skin do all the detoxing and all that other stuff is money- making lies. The only people I have ever met that needed to detox have advanced kidney or liver disease. Save your money! (But yes, we do use leeches to encourage blood flow to specific areas. The heparin would almost certainly not show up in the blood and if it does it could cause CVA (stroke) so only pursue this under medical expertise)

    I feel better now, thanks. Better than any detox!

  7. geronimo says:

    Bender – couldn’t agree more! Having a good old rant is probably far more beneficial to one’s well-being than any number of comedy remedies thought up by enterprising individuals with gullible age-fearing celebs in mind. It increases the heartbeat, brings the blood rushing to the surface (good for the skin) and leaves you feeling far more satisfied, I’d guess, than any encounter with leeches. And it’s free!

  8. geronimo says:

    ps. And, it gets all the bile out.

  9. Bodhi says:

    I’m always…looking for the cutting edge on things that are for optimizing health and healing.

    Like $500,000 on plastic surgery? The only thing Demi had going for her was her looks & she is clearly terrified of aging. She had her freaking KNEES lifted!

    I’ll take my advice from Jamie Lee Curtis, thankyouverymuch!

  10. Toubrouk says:

    A quack cure based on leeches… kinky.

  11. lulu says:

    she is looking really old. her and ashton make such a ridiculous-looking couple!

  12. cc says:

    This has to be a joke.

  13. Daisy says:

    she’s punking you

  14. celebitchy says:

    She said this on Regis and Kelly too, so if it’s a joke she’s sticking to her story. If it’s for that spamming show “pop fiction,” I fail to understand how celebrities lying to the press is somehow a decent prank.

  15. Bodhi says:

    Even if it is for Ashton’s show, I think its something she would do in a heartbeat. Which is pathetic

  16. geronimo says:

    Agree, bodhi, I think she’s perfectly capable all on her own of buying into something so moronic.

  17. Carrie says:

    Call me crazy, but I think this is the celebrities way of giving the gossip sites the big F.U.

    The celebs know whatever they say or do is going to get picked up by hundreds of sites, subsequently making these sites look less than reliable and in turn no one will believe what they print anymore.

    Seriously. Leech Detoxification Therapy?

  18. mollination says:

    the thing about that dumb show is that not everyone watches it. So some mom who only has time to read her occasional US Weekly while her kid is napping may only hear the story and never hear that it’s a joke. So therefore it ruins that celeb’s image.

    And secondly, doing things that are (pathetically) in the realm of believability for that particular celeb ISN’T a good joke!

    That damn show is so self-indulgent of the celebs involved, those stupid morons that nobody likes anyway (eva longoria, paris, mario lopez, avril lavigne) think it’s so funny to expand on rumors that are already out there and think we’re all going to go mad for it!

    WE DON’T CARE ABOUT YOU! Sorry you thought we did. Your story about dating Mario Lopez on the side, or being a vapid heirhead are believable enough without you taking it to new heights.

  19. mollination says:

    whoa… guess a rant DOES feel good, geronimo.

    sorry that was so long.

  20. Ceenitall says:

    Leech, isn’t that Ashton’s pet name for Demi?

  21. bex says:

    that is so insanely discusting, i would NEVER have someone do that to me. i mean “medical leeches” cmon. i think its very unhealthy and like a new say to stay skinny like not eating or drinking orange juice for a week. stuff that hurts the body and doesn’t work.

  22. Scott F says:

    I agree that if it’s true then it’s pretty nasty, but it’s not like this is something strange. I assume by the comments that we don’t have any boxers that visit this site, because they’d be the first to tell you.

    Anyone who doesn’t believe this can feel free to verify it, but there are literally a medical line of leaches known as ‘sterile leaches’ that are used in hospitals all over the U.S. to great effect. They are most often used to stimulate blood flow to reattached digits and such to get the blood flowing into them. They also secrete a blood thinner that makes it harder for clots to form.

    When I was boxing in the service I had them used a few times to reduce swelling around the eye that can (if left untreated) cause loss of vision. Ugly little buggers, but they do a great job.

  23. Diane Lame says:

    This must be a Pop Fiction prank. C’mon Ashton, bring out the cameras.

  24. anonymous says:

    umm no lulu she does not look ‘really old’. I don’t care what she has or hasn’t had done – she looks fucking amazing and very beautiful. If she’s had all the surgery people accuse her of then she’s done it very subtly and prudently. I don’t put it past her to go overboard at some stage but that couldn’t be said of her at the moment.

    And why pray tell are they a ridiculous couple? Sexism and ageism from another woman gets up my nose.

  25. Cindy Kennedy says:

    I think Demi Moore would do ANYTHING to preserve her waning youth and beauty.

    She is a has-been in Hollywood, her day has come and gone – back in the 80s.

  26. lea says:

    well, she WAS here in austria a couple of days ago, together wth donna karan & some floral designer or gardener? no idea what they were up to, noone really knows, the newspapers here just reported that she went from salzburg to vienna..

  27. gridlocked says:

    …allegedly she stayed in this hotel in the Tyrolian Alps in Kitzbühel:
    and enjoyed some traditional Tyrolian blood-suckers! :)

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