‘Gossip with Celebitchy’ podcast #59: we all have our shamef-ks

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Intro: Minutes 0 to 5:45
I’m watching a new show with my son, The Boys on Amazon, and it’s incredible. It’s like a send up of the superhero genre and I highly recommend it. Both Chandra and I watched and loved both seasons of What We Do in the Shadows on Hulu. We discuss minor plot details that I don’t think will ruin your experience, but you may want to skip that part if you want to avoid spoilers. That’s from minutes 2 to 5. You can listen below!

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Royals: Minutes 6:15 to 22:10
We saw Duchess Meghan’s speech at the UN Foundation’s Girl Up virtual conference. Meghan looked super glam and possibly pregnant. We don’t think there’s anything wrong with this speculation as long we keep the conversation light and positive about it. She’s been wearing loose clothing lately and we would love it if she’s expecting again.

Meghan’s speech was so impressive and well-written. I especially liked her line that the status quo “will pull tightest right before snapping.” She was addressing girls who are organizing and taking action in their communities. We think she has a speechwriter who helps her edit as her writing is usually flowery. It’s clear that these are her own words and ideas because she gives speeches with such conviction. We talk about the trap of overexplaining and padding writing. I gush about Meghan’s voice, which is so melodic and soothing.

Minute 13:00: While Meghan has an unaccented voice, Kate’s accent seems to take a lot of effort, which can trip her up. She’s been trying to speak more and while she sounds natural on Zoom calls she’s not as natural in interviews. We saw her BBC interview where she was helping launching their Tiny Happy People initiative. This was clearly scripted as it had some unnatural phrases like “it’s gold dust really.” The BBC event was quite obviously stage managed.

Minute 17:00: We got another story, in Grazia, about how hard Kate is working. This is a repackaging of the Tatler and People stories about how Kate is supposedly resilient and loves to be busy.

Here’s the tweet I mentioned from Chandra where everyone clowned on Kate for this story:

Minute 20:15: The Times of London did an analysis of data on charities with royal patrons. They found that charities receive no benefit from having a royal patron. Chandra thinks the Cambridges are skewing the data and that Charles doesn’t get enough credit for The Prince’s Trust.

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith: Minutes 22:10 to 29:15
Will and Jada did their Red Table Talk where they addressed Jada’s “entanglement” with August Alsina, who is twenty years younger than her. Chandra thinks Jada is the one who screwed up their marriage while I think Will has his own sidepieces and is just mad that this story got out. I think it’s ripe that Will and Jada are using the “why are people interested in our marriage” angle when Jada has aired their business on RTT for years. They’ve both admitted that they were hands off parents and we think they’ve screwed up their kids. I play a segment from our Zoom meeting where we talked about this. We wonder why Will and Jada don’t get divorced.

Blind Item about two celebrity couples: Minutes 29:15 to 33:30
Last week we talked about the male actor whom his female costars find creepy. This week journalist Charles Ray Hamilton tweeted that two white celebrity couples have divorced this year because of differences over Black Lives Matter. Here’s his tweet:

We’ve had a lot of divorces this year. This BI came on the heels of Armie Hammer and Elizabeth Chambers divorce, and it feels like they’re one of the couples. Other potential divorcing couples include Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock and Kacey Musgraves and Ruston Kelly.

User Feedback: Minute 33:30 to 38
I play a segment from our Zoom meeting where Rhiannon is disappointed that we continue to smear Ben Affleck. A bunch of us mock Chandra for her love of Diplo. Here’s the awesome Twitter thread where I tagged everyone for that (Karen says I snitched).

We all have our shamef-cks. Here’s the tweet I mentioned where Diplo is DJing in the “White House” for Biden.

Chandra’s mom asked her if she knew Diplo and told her she thinks Diplo is hot! Chandra has never told her mom that she loves Diplo though.

Comments of the Week: Minutes 38:00 to 42
My comment of the week is from Florence on the post about royal patrons being useless. Chandra’s comments of the week are from Case and Lumiere on the post where Florence Pugh defended her relationship with Zach Braff yet again. I play a clip from our Zoom meeting where Karen talks about how her name has become the default for clueless white women.

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8 Responses to “‘Gossip with Celebitchy’ podcast #59: we all have our shamef-ks”

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  1. Nev says:

    All the shame talk was HILARIOUS. You had me rolling on the subway. I’m with you Kaiser.

  2. nicegirl says:

    All the (cele)bitches in the house say WHAAT!! Love it!!

  3. AppleTartin says:

    When I think of Diplo I think what would Florida smell like and toe cheese.

    • detritus says:

      Nah, he’s gonna smell like fancy cologne and high end weed. But maybe a bit musty because I don’t think he’s a daily showerer

      Also, anyone wanna guess at the BI of who is the pedo who won a golden globe in 2018?

  4. Lucy2 says:

    Glad you guys are enjoying What We Do In The Shadows- it’s awesome and hilarious.

  5. WilliamJoelene says:

    Guys, every time I read the headline and look at the pic, I think Diplo and the pupper were a couple at some point. Shame on me!

  6. EviesMom says:

    Diplo… Regional shame f&ck 😂 He knows no geographical boundaries!!

  7. Jess says:

    Love the podcast but I was bothered by Kaiser blaming Jada for all the problems in the marriage and treating Will like a victim. Blame Jada for what she did to Augustin but to blame her for the marriage without evidence just plays into the patriarchy, which puts responsibility for a hetero marriage on the women and treats men like a victim. He is the movie star, which means he he has more economic, social, and cultural power than Jada. So to treat him like a victim without evidence seems like bias, plain and simple.