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The REAL Reason John Travolta Butchered Idina Menzel’s Name

As everyone who watched the Oscars last night knows — and even everyone who DIDN’T watch the Oscars knows — John Travolta totally butchered Idina Menzel’s name when introducing the Frozen singer last night:

Yes!  “Adele Dazim!”  But I think it’s pretty obvious why John messed it up so badly — he was simply using the TODDLER pronunciation of her name.  Of course!  Heck, toddlers have a way of hilariously mangling tons of words.  Some other things John probably says, based on real-life toddler mispronunciations:

“Hey, I’m going potty!  A little private-seat would be appreciated.”  –John Travolta

“Mmmm!  Yummy pant-cakes!” –John Travolta

“Just taking a little spin in my helipopper!” –John Travolta

“To be honest, the weave is too tight around my head-fore.” –John Travolta

“I could really go for a plate of pisketti and meatballs right now. –John Travolta

 

The Best, The Worst and the Most ‘Frozen’-Inspired Dressed at the 2014 Oscars: As Critiqued by Me, My Husband and My Four-Year Old Daughter

Because when you think of quality family time, you think of judging celebrities’ outfits together.  Also, I should note that I did not prompt or in any other way influence my four-year-old daughter’s responses to the photos.  Turns out, she is a fashion police NATURAL.  (*Sniff* I’ve never been so proud.)

Cate Blanchett in Giorgio Armani

Cate Blanchett in Giorgio Armani

4-YEAR-OLD:   Yes.  Looks like it has butterflies on it.

MR. CANDY: Pretty dress, but washes her out.

ME: Looks like she had Britney Spears’ Toxic bodysuit made into a ballgown.

2013 Oscars Fashion Police: Hosted by a Mom and a Three-Year-Old

Now that my daughter is three, she has opinions on pretty much everything — from what she wears to the songs I’m allowed to sing (not many).  So I thought I would collect her opinions on something that really matters:  what the stars wore to the Oscars.  Our conversations went something like this:

Naomi Watts in Armani Prive

ME:  Oh, wow.  She looks stunning.

THREE-YEAR-OLD:  Not good.

ME: What?  Why?

THREE-YEAR-OLD:  She looks like a robot!  (Falls into fit of giggles.)

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2012 Oscars Fashion Roundup from the Perspective of a Mom

Becoming a mother has changed my outlook on the world, and the fashion at the Oscars is no exception.  In fact, I have some thoughts about tonight’s red carpet looks that I would like to get off my chest.  Here is what I would say to some of the attendees if I were their mother (lord help them):

Jennifer Lopez and Cameron Diaz

Jenny!  Cover up, young lady!  You’re going to give your father a heart attack.

And Cameron…you look like you have to use the potty.  Do you need to use the potty?  How many times do I have to tell you to use the potty BEFORE we leave the house for the Oscars?

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