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Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
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The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
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Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
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Dr. Drew Ordon: So what are women dying to hear about when it comes to B is for beautiful?
Kym Douglas: You know what; they like to know inexpensive ways that they can look their best with hair, their skin, their butts, their hips, their thighs.
Dr. Drew Ordon: Instead of coming to see me—
Kym Douglas: Well.
Dr. Drew Ordon: They’ve got choices, right?
Kym Douglas: They do.
Dr. Drew Ordon: And to help us with that, we have Wendy here today. A lovely client we have. So Wendy, tell us what is your biggest concern?
Wendy: Well, as you can see I'm very oily and it’s something that I just can’t control.
Kym Douglas: Yes.
Wendy: I've used powder. I use so many things and it’s bad because it clogs my pores.
Kym Douglas: Right.
Wendy: But you know I'm just trying to find something quick and cheap. Another problem I have is that ironically oily skin and dry lips.
Kym Douglas: Oh my gosh.
Wendy: They peel a lot.
Dr. Drew Ordon: That’s an interesting combination but Kym what can you say in general that for a lot of people that have oily skin actually their skin does age wel because it's a—
Kym Douglas: Absolutely.
Dr. Drew Ordon: —natural moisturizer that protects the skin.
Kym Douglas: Yes.
Dr. Drew Ordon: Because I mean your face really does look quite good.
Kym Douglas: I know it’s a blessing.
Dr. Drew Ordon: But I bet that Kymmy can make it look better.
Kym Douglas: It is a great beauty tip. You know what you do? You go in any restroom when you’re out. You just take a little rip of it right? And you dub here your T zone, chin, nose and forehead. Take a look at the oil.
Wendy: For the record that should be unused.
Kym Douglas: Exactly.
Dr. Drew Ordon: Because it’s so absorbent.
Kym Douglas: Exactly, this is just like you know what? This is just like Dr. Drew the blotting pads that you get at the makeup store for about $25.00. Okay, how about those dry lips? I have a tip for you on that.
So she’s going to be doing a lot of kissing on her dates and I’ve seen you on dates before I know. And so what we want to do is get those lips—
Dr. Drew Ordon: In shape.
Kym Douglas: In shape right? Moist and lovely and a little bit bigger, so you take a tiny bit of chapstick just put that, run them along your lips, then how about at home I bet everybody, our home audience probably have some scotch tape. Take a piece of scotch tape don’t even think twice about this.
Dr. Drew Ordon: I know what you’re going to do a little inclusive dressing.
Kym Douglas: Did you just swear at me?
Wendy: What was that?
Kym Douglas: Close your lips.
Dr. Drew Ordon: So you’re covering it she will get better penetration and that moisturizer and I like that you use a lip balm that had a number 30 SPF on it.
Kym Douglas: Yes.
Dr. Drew Ordon: You have to protect those lips.
Kym Douglas: Absolutely.
Dr. Drew Ordon: Because the sun, the air is drying those also.
Kym Douglas: Now, we’re going to lay down on there right just for a minute and you pull. I'm going to give you pull. Dr. Drew, pull them on and see now look this is all the dead skin that has come off of her lips.