We're Talking About: Botox, Sarah Palin and Carly Fiorina's Trip to Israel

What Women Really Think
Sept. 9 2010 10:52 AM

We're Talking About: Botox, Sarah Palin and Carly Fiorina's Trip to Israel


-According to a recent post on Facebook by Sarah Palin , burning the Koran on 9/11 is as unethical as building a mosque at Ground Zero. [ Gawker ]


-Supermodel Naomi Campbell is coming to terms with her turbulent past. "I admit to my past. I own it. I don’t deny it. Denial is a very bad thing." [ New York Times ]

- Carly Fiorina , who is in the middle of battling Democrat Barbara Boxer for a Senate seat in California , made the rather curious choice of spending Labor Day Weekend in Israel. [ The Daily Beast ]

-In the aftermath of false-claims lawsuits against the makers of Botox, the FDA is thinking about approving it for use in the treatment of migraines.  Allergan, the company that makes the injectable, is also studying whether it can be used to treat overactive bladder condition. [ New York Times ]

- Britney Spears is being sued by one of her former bodyguards. He claims that the formerly troubled popstar repeatedly exposed herself to him and abused her children. [ TMZ ]

Photograph of Sarah Palin by Tricia Ward for Wikimedia Commons.



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