Kelly Ripa: Birkenstocks Making a Comeback
What was once considered the ugliest shoe on Earth, Birkenstocks sandals are making a big comeback. I’d just like to point out that I called this one last summer. Foot comfort is becoming a lot more appealing that sky-high stilettos. Michael Strahan said he thinks these sandals make you look like an unhygienic person, but Kelly Ripa used to wear them between takes on All My Children. I agree, the shoes are not the cutest, but they are comfy and cool. Strahan read an article that says Birkenstocks are the new female empowerment shoe.
A Birkenstock has a special cork like sole that forms to your foot, giving you custom support. While these shoes are ideal for vacation or casual Fridays, I wouldn’t want to see them on the red carpet. Let’s just all agree that Birkenstocks have a time and a place.
Shirtless in the City: Men in New York Walk Around Topless
Another fashion trend is that men in New York City are forgetting their t-shirts at home and favoring the shirtless look, a la Justin Bieber and Orlando Bloom. While Justin Bieber just looks like a chilly little boy, these men pictured are buff and look fine in their Malibu Ken inspired looks. I think this trend is OK as long as they are buff, but I also don’t want to stand at Starbucks next to a shirtless man.
New York City Building a Beach on East River
To go with your sandals and shirtless men, New York City is building a beach. It’s not encouraged that you dip in the East River, but you can get your tan on in the sand. There will be concession stands and kayak launch points. It will take about three years to complete and will be minutes from Wall Street.
Kelly & Michael: Long Breath Diet Trend
The Japanese have a new diet trend that they believe melts the pounds away. If you just concentrate on your breathing for two minutes a day then you will get skinnier. Kelly Ripa said this is because you will be dead.
Matt Damon Moving to Los Angeles for Ben Affleck
Lou Snyder from North Carolina played for Fairmont Mayakoba Resort in Mexico, valued at $7,500. She correctly answered this question: