China DeSpain

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China DeSpain is a San Antonio-based writer and blogger. She loves pop culture, animal rights, health and fitness, international travel, books and wigs. Follow China on Twitter: @ChinaDeSpain


Alec Baldwin Wants You to ‘Occupy Pipeline’

in Causes, Entertainment, Environment, Film/TV

Alec Baldwin has joined the growing number of celebs who are protesting the Keystone XL Pipeline. Mark Ruffalo, Daryl Hannah, Robert Redford and Ian Somerhalder have all publicly spoken out

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Celebs, PETA React to Ohio Animal Massacre

in Animals, Causes, News

By now, you’ve heard about Terry Thompson, the man in Ohio who released the more than 50 exotic animals (including lions, tigers, bears, wolves and monkeys) on his property before

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Anthony Bourdain: Vegetarians Make ‘Bad Travelers and Bad Guests’

in Entertainment, Film/TV

The Travel Channel’s Anthony Bourdain, host of the wildly popular No Reservations, is known for speaking his mind, being politically incorrect, and eating some crazy things (seal eyes, anyone?). In a recent

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Mick Jagger Named Amazon Ambassador

in Causes, Entertainment, Environment, Music

Here’s a bit of weird news: The Peruvian government has made Mick Jagger an honorary tourism ambassador for the Amazon rainforest. Specifically, he is now the ambassador for the Madre

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Mischa Barton, Tyler Shields Under Fire for Raw Meat Photoshoot

in Entertainment, Film/TV

Controversial photographer Tyler Shields is at again. Last month, it was Heather Morris‘s “Bruised Barbie” photos. This time around, it’s photos of former The O.C. star Mischa Barton posing with

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Experience ‘Empoweresque’ With Ian Somerhalder and Friends!

in Causes, Environment

Have you always wanted to hobnob with celebrities while, at the same time, doing your part to save the world? Well, now’s your chance! On Saturday, October 29, the Ian

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Brad and Angelina Donate to Somali Refugees, Jolie Offered New ‘Goodwill’ Role

in Causes, Entertainment, Film/TV, People

The celebrity philanthropists are at it again! Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie recently donated $340,000 to the Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid, with the money earmarked for refugee women and

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