Live Lusciously Ep. 24 – YAY FOR Midsumma Festival 2016

MELBOURNE CELEBRATES IT’S LGBT COMMUNITY WITH STYLE AND FLARE – WERE YOU THERE?


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PLUS-SIZE DOMINATION – The TRUE Beauties Of The Modeling World!

As a 25 year old Australian big bootay-ed, big boobie-ed size 10 who is always swooned by a leopard print coat, metallic gold figure hugging dress, diamond incrusted pumps and shoulder pad ridden sequined jackets… so it makes living in NYC is my MECCA! My adopted home is the epicenter of fashion, designers and the mythical like creatures that are the face of it all…. THE SUPER-MODELS…. in NYC, these girls are inescapable.

 I love fashion and the creative power it has to allow people to be self expressive using their bodies as a canvas but it has taken me 25 years to embrace

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my canvas and to love the skin I’m in! BUT it still ain’t easy especially living in a city where 6 foot, size 2, Heidi Klum-esque girls rule, who i’ve met btw 😉 !These girls set the bar for fashion in NYC and subsequently the world so if you’re anything else you’re considered “Plus-Size”, a term which I absolutely loathe!

As women we find being comfortable with our bodies a constant challenge. It’s just as hard now as it was when we were 15! Especially with constant trends changing, finding things that make us feels beautiful and worthy of the next seasons fashions can be incredibily frustrating. I’m determined to believe that this will no longer be the case… 

It made me think, if this was 50 years ago, the women gracing that stage and grabbing the attention of 100’s of millions of people all around the world would be size 14, 5′ 6″ and look like this…..

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This woman is considered the most iconic, beautiful woman ever to have existed. So what happened? When did this unrealistic idea of the perfect female body become so highly sort after? 

 I began to compare Australia to the US… the use of what the industry insiders call “Plus-Size” models A.K.A. everyday beautiful women, in Australia was a lot more frequent and on the rise! Although the US is starting to integrate more Plus-Size women in certain fashion campaigns, it doesn’t seem to be on a national scale where the majority (women of regular size) are aware of and can relate to! This angered me even further, I needed to know if there was an end in sight to this somewhat derogative term “Plus-Size”.

So I went out asking questions from someone who is in the know, who is in the industry, killing it, making a change, amongst the discussion and making a stand for who they are and not letting “rules” stop them from dominating…… Introducing  Jessica King…..

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Knowing Jessica from our formative years of high school, we shared great dreams and her’s always inspired me! I remember her as a strong confident vixen who was one day going to dominate… and she most certainly is…..Gracing national fashion campaigns, FULL SPREADS in COSMOPOLITAN, I have been following her success and she always stayed in my mind whenever I pondered the issue of Models and “Plus-Size” Models. She is constantly proving that true beauty has no label and she has helped me answer a few of my own questions, shedding some light on realities and where we can expect the industry to head…

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1. 11263697_10152771053941767_800997390_nWhat do you think is most important to discuss about plus-size modeling?

Most people are still quite uneducated when it comes to what a plus size model actually is.  They hear the term “plus size” and automatically assume that it would equate to a model perhaps a few sizes larger than the average Australian woman.  Everyone is always shocked when I explain that a plus size model can be as small as an Australian size 10.  This can be quite confusing when you think that allegedly the average Australian woman wears a size 14-16. I think what people need to realise is that it’s purely an industry term that was created to help make it easy when clients are booking models.  Just as they would ask to see blondes, or asian’s or fitness models, it just made sense to put larger size models into a category too. When I tell people I’m a plus size model, 90% of the time I will receive a response along the lines of – “What! How are you plus size, you’ve got a great body!” Obviously they intend this as a compliment, but it’s actually quite loaded and negative in a way because they are insinuating that “plus size” is a bad thing. 

2. What’s the hardest thing you’ve experienced working as a “Plus Size” model? 11121594_10152771055316767_586423404_n

I often feel like I have to prove people wrong about certain misconceptions of being a plus size model. People often don’t think of it as a career, what they don’t realise is that it can actually be extremely lucrative and rewarding.  Most people I come across in the fashion industry are extremely supportive of the integration of bigger size models.  On occasion though you do have to fight to prove that plus size models can also be cool and edgy, just as their thinner counterparts- a lot of fashion big wigs see Plus size models as nothing but smiley and mumsy.

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I chose London as I’d never been before and I saw it as an opportunity to combine travel with the potential to make some good money.  I’ve had success in Australia for a few years now, but the market is still quite small so there isn’t much opportunity yet for growth. It’s intimidating in a way moving from your home base, since you accumulate regular clients over the years then lose them when you move away- it’s pretty much like starting all over again from the bottom. 

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The market is London is a lot larger which in turn makes it more competitive.  There is definitely more scope for travel though, since you’re a lot closer to the major fashion hubs. One thing that I’ll mention that can be a little controversial is the use of padding- Australia hasn’t really coined onto this yet since the industry is still quite small but it’s very common here (and in the states) for girls to wear padding for castings and jobs to fill out the clothes more. Some clients might love your face but need you to have a few more cm’s on your hips to fill their samples- that’s where padding comes in.  A few people argue that it’s just as bad as photoshopping a model to be skinnier but I’m not so sure.

11267518_10152771054831767_2013950525_n5. Do you think there’ll ever be a time where a size 12 or 14 won’t be considered a “Plus Size” Model?

I think so.  A few people are currently campaigning to do away with the term Plus Size.  I still use the term myself because I like creating a dialogue with people who would have otherwise remained naive to the industry. I think in the mean time whilst it’s still used commonly for practical reasons I feel we need to educate people that Plus size doesn’t equal bad, or ugly or fat or lazy. It’s literally just plus size 8 (standard Australian dress size for straight size models). 

 

 

 So go on, follow Jess on Instagram @jessraeking and join this IMPORTANT discussion with her 10,100 plus followers…

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DON’T FORGET TO LOVE THE SKIN YOU’RE IN AND LIVE LIFE LUSCIOUSLY

 Jessica King is represented by-

AUSTRALIA: Bella Models

London: MiLK Curve

Germany: OKAY Models

www.bellamodels.com.au/models/jess-k

 

Shit Week? Befriend Your Inner “Fat Kid”!

You know when you just feel down right shitty!? You’ve had a shitty week or even a shitty month cause you find yourself…..

– Recently Single

– Spend your work days plotting how to get the hell out

– Only ever window shopping

You just need a pick me up!  There are many different cures for these black clouds that dampen our mojo, gusto and awesomeness but when venting to a friend or loved one just ain’t working, a workout ain’t cutting it or maybe making you feel even worse Live Lusciously Lulu’s advice…………..

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I did just that…. last night I felt down in the dumps…. not so crash hot…. I found my inner “FAT KID”… First thing I did……

1. PUT ON A FEEL GOOD…

This is a movie that makes you warm and fuzzy inside, that always manages to make you laugh and forget about the repercussions of what you’re about to consume 😉 I love watching Ellen and Fish, so my go to is… FINDING NEMO…

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2. IT’S ALL IN THE SNACKS

It’s all about how you choose your “FAT KID” savoury snack…. and this ain’t the time to be downing fun size packs! These shitty days require the large, Family , PARTY GRANDE BULK BUY SIZE and the guy who’s got you covered, his name is Chester…..Chester Cheeto! And he’s hot and Flamin’

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3. QUINCH THE INNER “FAT KID”-

For most people, cures for shitty times is downing bottles of wine or chugging 12 shots in a row. But ask yourself, would your inner “FAT KID” do this? To nicely compliment the spicy crunch of your Cheetos you can always count on Mr. Weiser, Mr. Bud Weiser 😉

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4. KNOCK REESE’S BLOCK OFF

When tough times called for tough measures you gotta go all in! Especially when it comes to the most important part of embracing your inner “FAT KID”….. THE CHOCOLATE! And chocolates best friend, peanut butter, always has to be there otherwise this final stage just doesn’t work! So if you’re at the store and thinking of only getting pieces or cups, you got this all wrong! BLOCK IT, shits serious…a BLOCK is mandatory!

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Don’t feel bad about ever feeling shitty and embracing your inner “FAT KID” it’s another way you can LIVE LIFE LUSCIOUSLY 😉

1/4 LIFE CRISIS!!! 5 Steps to Get Back to BRILLIANCE!

You just hit the 1/4 life mark, reflect on where you’re at as of now and realise “HOLY SHIT I’M DOING THIS ALL WRONG”! When your 21 year old self would slap your 25 year old self in the face, you know you’ve gone astray somewhere along the way! Especially when all your thinking is….

GET YOUR SHIT TOGETHER

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So you decide to give your life a revamp! When you’re 25 and find yourself not where you want to be and have become someone you don’t like, you need to CHANGE ASAP! Life is too damn short… correction, your YOUTH goes way too quick to waste it on –

– DOUCHEBAGS

– A JOB YOU HATE

– LIVING IN A CITY YOU LOVE TO HATE/ HATE TO LOVE

– REALISING THAT IF I MET ME, I’D HATE ME!

I personally live by the moto SO HAPPY I COULD DIE (my favourite Gaga song)! It proclaims that you should to live you’re life in a way that if you were to drop dead right now, YOU’D DIE THE HAPPIEST PERSON ALIVE! I haven’t felt that way in a LONG TIME! SO…I’m going to revamp my life with these 5 easy steps to be on the right path of AWESOME and you can to!

STEP 1 – DRINK

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You’ve hit your lowest point… it’s OK to drown your sorrows! Actually, it’s encouraged! Downing a bottle of red, will make you get all the anger, tears, frustration and disappointment out of your system to reinvigorate your motivation and energy! WARNING: Make sure this step only occurs once MAYBE twice, because any more than that, you ain’t helping the process… you’ve just committed yourself to becoming an alcoholic!

STEP 2 –  SPRING CLEAN – ***MOST CRUCIAL STEP!***

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This is where you get rid of all bad things in your life that make you worse off or weigh you down! This includes no good relationships, waste-of-your- time friends, the job you loathe or a dead-end routine that won’t expose you to anything new or exciting!

STEP 3 – EVALUATE YOUR $$$

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Where are you at with your cash and how can you reconstruct your finances in order for you to survive without those negative nobodies!? Don’t you dare make a decision about a relationship or job based on cash because it’ll delay your journey to being BAD-ASS again!

STEP 4 – MOVE YO ASS

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This has 2 parts –  If your surroundings are stagnant and boring spice it up, go on a holiday! See new places! Visit or move to a new city, a new country or even a new suburb! Wherever it is, just move away from negative energy! The next part is EXERCISE! Shake that bootay, pump those presses! It was best put by the infamous WOODS ,comma, ELLE …

“Exercise gives you endorphins…endorphins makes you happy… happy people just don’t shoot their husbands… they just don’t!”

STEP 5 – BE SELFISH –

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You’ve revamped your life for no-one else but YOURSELF! Go do things for you… such as an art class, travel, be in a show, go see a show, buy that Jimmy Choo bag BECAUSE YOU WANT IT! You needed a change for a reason, so focus on you… because if you’re not happy, anyone or anything in your life isn’t going work until you’re awesome!

So go ahead, live life lusciously and be FUCKING BRILLIANT!

Britney & Iggy’s “PRETTY GIRLS” looks and sounds awfully familiar, don’t you think?

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When it came out that Britney and Iggy were doing a collaboration, it almost blew my mind as to the possibilities of awesomeness that these 2 could create together! However, now that the result of their duo has surfaced, I find myself visually and audibly having DEJVU!

As a die hard lover of ’80’s cinema, I am well versed in the classics, especially one of my absolute favs EARTH GIRLS ARE EASY, so much so that it was the very first film to grace my FLASHBACK FEVER category (check it out here -> EARTH GIRLS ARE EASY)! Fans of this movie love it as it embodies everything fluoro, tacky and down right wacky that was the ’80’s! But having watched this movie every saturday morning since the age of 4, I know it like the back of my hand. So that’s why when I listened to Britney & Iggy’s new single, I noticed that this ain’t all original!

In this day and age where it’s getting really hard to trust that artists are original and that the new catchy tune that you’ve decided will be your summer theme song isn’t a cover from 30 years ago or they’re being sued for plagiarism. Such as the Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams “Blurred Lines” fiasco, where they ripped off one of the greatest Marvin Gaye songs of all time “Got to Give it Up” with them having to pay back millions of dollars, got me pretty mad!!! It really makes you start to lose hope in these artists who create awesome music….. except for Gaga, she’s always original 😉

So please do me a favour, look, listen and you be the judge… FIRST OFF the single cover …..almost identical to the soundtrack artwork this ’80’s gem.

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SECONDLY the base beat and tune… have a listen to Brit and Iggy ESPECIALLY @ 2:14-2:26min…..

It sounds awfully similar to the legendary INFORMATION SOCIETY’s “Hit Me” which appeared in the infamous club scene in Earth Girl’s….

Artists borrow from each other all the time, this isn’t new! I mean, even the wonderful Gaga admits she wouldn’t be who she is today if she wasn’t influenced by Queen, Boy George and Madonna. The difference is the word INFLUENCE…not being a mirror image, copy or version of! So next time you listen to “PRETTY GIRLS” just remember you wouldn’t be shaking yo bootay and living lusciously if it weren’t for the classic that is EARTH GIRLS ARE EASY!

The 5 types of CRAZY People that Make Up NYC! Which one are you?

When you move to NYC you meet hundreds if not thousands of different types of people. You meet people through your job, at clubs/bars, through apartment hunting, on the subway, at the corner CVS, waiting in line at Starbucks and even in the doctors office. Manhattan’s a tiny little island that has an energy that attracts millions of people from all over the world to come and visit or live, either for a short length of time or they never leave. It’s this energy that creates these different people you meet everyday. These Manhattanites have a certain zest about them that makes them so DAMN interesting that they take pride in giving themselves the title of a true NUU YAWKER! But you can easily break down these quirky peeps into 5 easy categories. Some people belong to more than one category or even all of them, either way these are the CRAZY people that make up the island that is Manhattan…

THE ALCOHOLIC – 

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When I first moved NYC, it didn’t take me long to catch on to noticing the characteristics and once I started working in a bar in Hell’s Kitchen, I quickly became a pro at spotting the ALCO.  

This is the person that drinks all day, everyday! They go to the bar during lunch and when they say they’re going to get coffee, it’s usually an Irish coffee! It’s the person that walks into the bar and has their ‘usual’ sitting down in front of them before they reach their seat. It’s the person that takes a shot or 3 to help them sleep. It’s the person that goes 48 hours without a drink and think they’ve cured cancer! But you gotta give this ALCO a little leeway, as living in NYC isn’t an easy feat! It’s down right tough and a little dutch courage makes it a bit easier but THE ALCOHOLIC makes it the social norm!

THE DRUG ADDICT –

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When I first moved to NYC, it was almost impossible to know what made certain people so outrageously energetic 24/7 but once you get to know people, it all makes sense.

This is the person that becomes your new bestie after you broke your arm, come home from the Doctor and have filled your pain killer prescription. This is the person that has their coke dealer on speed-dial and gets bulk a discount. This is the person that buys 5 sour patch gummies in a zip-lock bag from their bartender and this is the person that almost has non-existent pupils. NYC just seems to make THE DRUG ADDICT ya regular Joe!

THE SLUT – 

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When I first moved to NYC and started mingling in different groups, I quickly realised that everyone I knew had slept with each other and if not, had at least tried too!!!

THIS IS EVERY SINGLE PERSON THAT LIVES IN NYC! MALES and FEMALES!  This is the person has 4 or 5 people on tap at once. This is person that thinks that a bar is a sex buffet simply because they live in NYC. This is the person that sleeps with 3 or 4 different people a week. This is the person that will be on a date with one person, say goodnight then hop in a cab to have sexy time with their regular. This is the person that will sleep with someone they don’t even find attractive and they’re 100% sober. This is the person that’s slept with their bartender, their neighbour, their neigbour’s sister, their doctor and their second cousin. NYC just makes every one THE SLUT!

THE LEECH – 

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When I first moved to NYC I quickly learnt how expensive it was but I had prepared for that! I was a very good little saver! However after enjoying the NYC life I quickly realised that the city was a swamp ridden with LEECHes

This is the person that always manages to find the person in the bar “whose buying”. This is the person that accepts a date from someone cause they see it as a free meal. This is the person that’ll sleep with an older married man just because he pays for everything. This is the person that’ll meet their own kind ie. other aussies or other brits, become their best friend, take them for all they’re worth and say it’s “supporting your fellow countryman”. This is the 2 girls at the bar only talking to the bald 55 year old just to get a few extra shots. NYC will suck you dry, THE LEECHes… these people will suck you even drier.

THE ILLEGAL – 

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When I first moved to NYC  I realised that many people where not from here. They not only came from different states but mainly different countries. But unlike a very lucky me who is an Aussie who’s also a US citizen, these people got hooked on NYC and never left, even when they were supposed to!

This person never leaves the country, cause if they do, they’re banned for 10 years. This person never pays taxes (lucky bastards). This person has gone 17 years without seeing their family. This person asks anyone and everyone to marry them. This person offers 10’s of 1,000’s of dollars for someone to marry them. This person mainly works in the service industry so they can easily stay off the books. This person is addicted to NYC SO MUCH that they survive off of Skype to get a feel for home. NYC is so addictive, THE ILLEGAL will do anything to stay here.

NYC  is a wonderful place filled with wonderful people, always remember everyone is CRAZY! But they sure are Living Lusciously 😉

Clueless turns 20?…AS IF! TOP 10 “QUOTES” that defined a generation!

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Us 90’s kids pinch ourselves as 20th Anniversary Edition DVD’s start to hit shelves of this generation defining film. As a die hard fan of Cher’s luscious lifestyle only lived by true valley girls, hearing classic quotes from Cher and her posse ignites feeling of nostalgia… a simpler time where everyone knew what Monet was and when Billy Holiday was man! DAH!

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Here’s the top 10 timeless quotes that we STILL consider words of wisdom…..

10. “Ugh, AS IF!” – Cher   

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9. “I don’t trust mirrors, so I always take polaroids”- Cher

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8. “You are a snob and a half” – Cher

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7. “Getting off the freeway makes you realize how important love is” – Cher 

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6. “Anything you can do to draw attention to your mouth is good.” – Cher 

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5. “It’s like a painting, see? From far away, it’s OK, but up close, it’s a big old mess.” – Cher

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4. “Miss Stoeger, I would just like to say that physical education in this school is a disgrace. I mean, standing in line for forty minutes is hardly aerobically effective. I doubt I’ve worked off the calories in a stick of Carefree gum” – Cher

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3. “You’re a virgin who can’t drive” – Tai

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2. “Searching for a boy in high school is as useless as searching for meaning in a Pauly Shore movie” – Cher

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1. “I’m Outty” – Cher, Dion and Tai

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10 Things that SUCK but indicate you’re Rockin’ your 20’s!

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The moment you graduate high school, time begins to go a million miles an hour next thing you know… you’re 25…freak out! Then by the time you figure out your a next move, you’re 30!

You’re gonna look back at you 20’s and think it was amazing no matter what happened BUT having sucky times is a necessary process to reaching your wise and fruitful 30’s!

1. You’re flat bum-ass broke! – 

Screen Shot 2015-04-02 at 3.39.14 PMWhen you literally are eating cans of tuna for breakfast lunch and dinner just so you still can pay your bills to keep your phone in service. That $8 sandwich you skipped for lunch is an extra $8 towards your flight to Europe or your next drinking binge. Just remember there’s plenty of time to eat filet mignon and salmon later in life!

     2. You get your heart CRUSHED –      

Screen Shot 2015-04-02 at 3.31.25 PMTHIS SUCKS! But when you feel it… GO ALL IN & DO NOT HESITATE! Love is an unbelievable experience! Yes it is gonna SUCK when your beloved turns out to be a down-right douchebag but years down the track you’re going to realise it was a blessing in disguise as you always learn something about yourself through this process AND most importantly what you’re worth! Just remember that scumbags come into your life for a reason, be thankful it turned out the way it did!

3. You CRUSH someones heart- 

Screen Shot 2015-04-02 at 3.37.57 PMTHIS SUCKS EVEN MORE! When you realise that a relationship just is not working but the feeling isn’t mutual, knowing that you have a break someones heart is the most horrible feeling in the entire world, especially if they didn’t do anything wrong! But not having ‘dem feels’ for that someone who’s meant to be your someone special is a sign and breaking it off is a necessary evil! Sometimes you gotta be the bad guy!

4. You sleep on multiple couches –

Screen Shot 2015-04-02 at 3.38.27 PM Sometimes finding the perfect place to call your own takes time… or it’s a case of finding somewhere cheap enough that’ll approve your income to be a tenant! So in the mean time having those special people who let you crash on their couch or if you’re lucky enough to have THE BEST FRIENDS EVER (mitch and amanda 😉 ) who’ll insist you sleep in their bed!

5. You visit the Dr. for “just a check up”- 

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6.  You work 3 jobs –

Screen Shot 2015-04-02 at 4.10.04 PMUnless you’re blessed to have mummy and daddy pay for everything and you never have to pay rent, working 3 jobs like a crazy bitch is so annoying but the end result is SOOOO worth it! Like myself there are some things in life I ain’t missing out on and money is DEFINITELY not gonna be the reason why! So you work your ass off for 6 months to afford that new car or to go on that trip to Europe because just like a wise man once said “You can always get more money, you can’t get more time” – Mitchell MacGregor Bailey 😉

7. You have debt doom –

Screen Shot 2015-04-02 at 3.40.41 PMCan’t afford to go away to Carnivale in Brazil straight after you came back from USA?! THAT’S WHY GOD INVENTED CREDIT CARDS! Be smart about it, 0%p.a. on purchased exist for a reason! Live now and pay later! Be reckless, when you’re 20-somethings you can get away with it!

8.  You date the dick-head –

Screen Shot 2015-04-02 at 4.26.48 PMDating dick-heads is a good thing! In fact…date as many as you can! Not only does it teach you that most people are dick-heads but it will also teach you that the great ones are 1 in a million, so when you finally find a gem! HOLD ON TO THEM and treat them like the precious stone that they are! By that point, you finally would’ve earned it!

9. You fight with your loved ones –

Screen Shot 2015-04-02 at 4.31.32 PMWe all have had that fight with our parents or siblings about our life choices, where they all have their opinions about what you should do and always manage to make you feel as if your not going anywhere in life! So you bite back and get protective… next thing you know someone’s disowning someone then someone’s slamming doors! But always remember they only care and want the best for you so don’t say or do something that’ll cause major damage! This is your journey but try to involve them wherever you can, they’re your family!

10. You cry like a bitch –

Screen Shot 2015-04-02 at 3.39.58 PMTimes are gonna be tough, they’re gonna really suck, to the point where you think there’s no hope! SO CRY! CRY IT OUT AS LOUD AS YOU CAN! Getting that emotion out will clear your head and help with think about the next step! But the most important thing to remember is that now’s the time to take risks, now’s the time be a dumb bitch, now’s the time to make mistakes…so make every mistake known to man… because you can, you’re 20-something 🙂 !

With every sucky moment there’s 10 successful ones to follow! The most important thing to remember to do is always LIVE LIFE LUSCIOUSLY!

GAGA’s 29! – better late than never!!!!

Live Lusciously Lulu was down all weekend so I didn’t get a chance to praise the Queen’s b’day on March 28th – so better late than never!

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I remember the first time I ever got a glimpse of the soon-to-be phenomenon that, now, is Lady Gaga! It was the 2008 Miss Universe pageant, where she performed JUST DANCE! My first response…. who’s this bitch?

But after her music was exposed a little more and more, I really grew to love not just to beats and base of her music but her lyrics! So I went out to JB Hi-Fi and bought her first album, FAME…something I almost never do! AND BAM! …..A romance was born!

Her FAME album was revamped with her re-release adding 8 ground-breaking, earth shattering songs. The epic one being BAD ROMANCE! She had now set an out-of-this-world standard that she would then top with her BORN THIS WAY ALBUM! Proclaiming absolute “be yourself brilliance” she kicked off her second world tour with electrifying outcomes. Through this second album release she used her success as a platform to launch her Born this Way Foundation that nurtures and promotes self-awareness and mental health care for youths especially with LGBT teens.  The arrival of her ARTPOP album, although received well by her fans, had critics in a little disapproval as they believed she hadn’t topped her BORN THIS WAY chapter! ARTPOP is one of if not my favourite album as she experiments with a new formula that uses every facet of her imagination from ugly, angry, quirky, surrealistic and beautiful.

Lady Gaga’s music has had the ability to create a following of people that have been desperately seeking certain things from a performer throughout the years but no one else has been delivering! Madonna – over the hill, Katy – cookie cutter crayon, Britney – unfortunately’s lost it, Christina – TOO MANY NOTES IN ONE GURRL! What’s been lacking from a connection from these other DIVAS is not only from the unauthentic music but the genuine love and dedication to fans that goes above and beyond! THAT’S LADY GAGA! That’s what she’s about! Love and Adoration of all! Hence her following of Little Monsters!

Reasons why WE LOVE GAGA-

HER BAD ASS LIVE PERFORMANCES-

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HER FASHION FASHION FASHION-

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HER LUSCIOUSLY CINEMATIQUE MV’S-

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HER GRAMMY WORTHY COLLABORATIONS –

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HER DAMN DELICIOUS DERRIÈRE-

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HER “PUT YOUR PAWS UP” CULTURE-

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HER CULT CLASSIC CAMEOS-

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HER FUCK YOU ATTITUDE-

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HER PERFORMANCE ART-

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HER ABSOLUTE DEVOTION-

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NOT EVERY ONE MAY LOVE HER, OR EVEN LIKE HER BUT ONE THINGS FOR SURE THIS FREE BITCH HAS ENRICHED SO MANY LIVES JUST BY BEING HERSELF AND ENCOURAGES OTHERS TO BE DO THE SAME, SO JUST KNOW…. GAGA IS QUEEN……

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….DEAL WITH IT!

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CALLING ALL BW FANs, Who’s your favorite Bruce?

March 20th marks the 60th Birthday of one the greatest men to ever grace this planet! BRUCE WILLIS! 

With how much joy he has brought us not only with his one liners and his generation defining action hero style but his hilariously off the wall mobster-esque, socially awkward and sexually strapping characters! THERE’S JUST TOO MUCH JOHN MCCLANE and KORBIN DALLAS TO CHOOSE FROM! It is only fair we take a vote! So first let’s meet our contestant!

BIRTHDAY BOY BRUCE sooooo sexy

BIRTHDAY BOY BRUCE

 NOW LET’S PUT THIS TO A VOTE! HERE ARE HIS 10 MOST MEMORABLE PERFORMANCES WITH THEIR CLASSIC ONE LINERS-

KORBIN DALLAS  The Fifth Element
KORBIN DALLAS –
The Fifth Element
HUDSON HAWK Hudson Hawk
HUDSON HAWK 
Hudson Hawk
JIMMY 'the tulip' TUDESKI The Whole 9 Yards
JIMMY ‘the tulip’ TUDESKI 
The Whole 9 Yards
HARRY STAMPER Armageddon
HARRY STAMPER 
Armagedon 
BUTCH Pulp Fiction 
BUTCH
Pulp Fiction

JOHN MCCLANE Die Hard
JOHN MCCLANE
Die Hard
Voice of MIKEY Look Who's Talking/Too
Voice of MIKEY
Look Who’s Talking/Too
JAMES COLE- Twelve Monkeys
JAMES COLE
Twelve Monkeys
THE JACKAL The Jackal
THE JACKAL
The Jackal
ERNEST MENVILLE  Death Becomes Her
ERNEST MENVILLE
Death Becomes Her

So Go On …Cast your vote for your favorite BW character

 

 

 

 

 

 

HE WHO IS ORIGINAL MAY CAST THE FIRST STONE!

Reality TV is made up of the 3 B’s not 4-

 BIGOTRY

BACKSTABBING

BITCHING

BULLYING IS NOT ONE OF THEM!

THERE IS A FORMULA to using these 3 B’s in order to make Reality TV acceptable, ESPECIALLY when being a judge on a talent show such as X-Factor and EVEN MORE SO when you’re a nobody!

WHO THE F@#K is Natalia Kills? Let alone her dweeb looking husband Willy Moon?

So this was the biatch’s malicious rant….

 IF SHE WASN’T FIRED FOR BEING A BULLY SHE WAS FOR STEALING THE QUEENS LOOK

HE WHO IS ORIGINAL MAY CAST THE FIRST STONE!

HE WHO IS ORIGINAL MAY CAST THE FIRST STONE!

She misused the 3 B’s! She isn’t on Fashion Police, she was there to judge his performance! And he isn’t from the high hills of Beverley Hills, HE’S FROM A HICK TOWN IN NEW ZEALAND! He’s looking pretty damn good! ON YA JOE IRVINE YOU’RE LIVING LUSCIOUSLY!

Whether this was a publicity stunt or she was simply just being a dumb B@#$H, her attempt to project attention to herself most certainly worked but not in her favor. They say bad publicity is good publicity… that only applies to people who are VERY WELL RECOGNIZED by the general public, celebrities who technically can get away with murder and that most certainly is not you sweetheart. The world now knows you but only for being a bitch!

So moral of the story is … unless you’re lusciously living S@#T the F&%K UP!

BREAKING NEWS: “GAGA HAS TALENT” – WTF PEOPLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lady Gaga is one of, if not the MOST talented musicians/artists of the CENTURY! She truly is an inspirational icon, not just because of her endless dedication to her fans or her endowing BORN THIS WAY foundation or her extravagantly comprised concerts or her ground-breaking fashion movements but because if you take all the glitz, glamour and publicity away, she is a genuinely talented musician.

Die-hard fans like myself, which may make this post a little bias, have known from the beginning that she not only has the pipes but she has the theory and practice for the fine art of music down like a prodigy. So after a PHENOMENAL performance at the Oscars and people on social media get in hysterics over “WOW – who knew Gaga was so talented?”, fans such as myself are FUMING in rage for Mother Monster!

Websites act as if this is new NEWS!!!! #seriously?

Websites act as if this is new NEWS!!!! #seriously?

If people didn't like her before they most certainly will now!

If people didn’t like her before they most certainly will now!

Fans rush to her defense

Fans rush to her defence

Yes ok, her music may not be for everyone and her fashion stunts may not please the masses but to comprehend her worth as an artist, all people had to do was view countless videos such as this to see her undeniable brilliance…..

So watch this bad boy of a performance again…..

And hopefully us Little Monsters won’t have to say THIS again… LADY GAGA IS GOD, DEAL WITH IT!

Why Patricia Arquette’s Oscar Acceptance Speech may be one of the BEST EVER!

Patricia Arquette won Best Supporting Actress for the epic revolutionary film, Boyhood! Not only is this movie brilliant but director, Richard Linklater, took this project on as an enormous challenge! Instead of rushing the process of telling the story of a man’s life with make-up and effects, he decided to film the real story, process, narrative over 12 years! A first in Hollywood cinema and a success at that! With this beautiful exhibit came actress Patricia Arquette along for this 12 year journey playing the mother of this one particular boy. Her performance is true, real and raw! Most certainly worthy of an Oscar! It’s about time gurrrrrl, it’s been a long time coming with all the emotion shattering performances under your belt (minus A Nightmare on Elm St 3, guess a girl’s gotta start somewhere 😉 )

BUT the point isn’t to rave about this well versed actress’s filmography! Her speech, although I feel was rushed and there wasn’t  enough eye contact to the camera and audience, she really showed that she is SOOOOO above Hollywood and all the bullshit that comes along with it! AND HERE’S WHY- 

– SHE THANKED HER FELLOW NOMINEES –

a must because every year, not always, but most years all nominees in this category deserve to win.

– SHE THANKED ALL OF HER FAMILY MEMBERS BY NAME – 

as most of you know they are also famous actors and actresses especially Rosanna and David. Also she called her transgender brother Robert, Alexis, her identifiable name, DAMN RIGHT!

– SHE THANKED HER 2 BABY DADDYS –

She thanks Thomas Jane (yum) and Paul Rossi for giving her 2 children! Even though these relationships didn’t work out, she still takes the time in her OSCAR speech to thank them for giving her 2 beautiful gifts of life! Classy lady!

– SHE THANKS GIVELOVE.ORG –  

She plugs her own charity (she ain’t the first but it’s a good idea when 1 billion people are watching) but hers is a cause that is severely important and she mentions it not necessarily for free publicity but to thank all the people you VOLUNTEER their time for such a good cause.

AND MOST IMPORTANTLY SHE DEMANDS WAGE EQUALITY FOR WOMEN –

After the juicy Sony leaked email scandal, it was revealed that women in Hollywood, although get paid a handsome fee, STILL in this day and age are paid considerably less than men. But she wasn’t talking about actresses missing out on a few million compared to their male counterparts, she was referring to that IT DOES NOT MATTER what industry you work in, there is still a considerably large gap between the wages of men and women. Women give BIRTH, women PAY TAXES and women DESERVE equal pay whether you’re a teacher or THE NEXT BIG HOLLYWOOD HIT! Not just equal wages…BUT EQUAL RIGHTS, come on people it’s 2015!

AND ALSO because anyone that can get this reaction out of Meryl Streep is a legend to begin with!

Meryl screams in support for equal wages and women's rights!

Meryl screams in support for equal wages and women’s rights!

GO PATTY! 😉 WE LOVE HOW LUSCIOUSLY YOU LIVE! (and not just because you played Alabama in True Romance 😉 )

“IT’S REX MANNING DAY”

Most of us know it, love it, adore it! But last night it came to my attention that someone has never seen or heard of this GOD SEND of a movie that always manages to lift our spirits and memories of the ’90’s! Sporting a young Liv Tyler and Renee Zellweger, let this record store filled with misfits make you smile!

Sooooo whether you’re having a GREAT day or SHIT day just remember it’s not just Friday but it’s also REX MANNING DAY!!!!

P.s. Amanda Bailey, must watch tonight over a vino!