• Nicole Kidman father dead

    Nicole Kidman’s father has died in a tragic accident.

      UPDATE: More details emerge about the death of Dr Antony Kidman Further details have come to light about the death of Sydney psychologist Dr Antony Kidman, father of Nicole and Antonia Kidman. Nicole Kidman’s publicist and friend of the family Wendy Day confirmed to the Daily Mail that Dr Kidman died in a Singapore hotel after [read more]

  • oscar pistorius verdict

    Oscar Pistorius trial: These are the six facts that weren’t enough to prove murder.

          Oscar Pistorius has been found not guilty of the premeditated murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steekamp, on Valentines’ Day last year. Judge Masipa yesterday found the double-amputee sprinter had not  intentionally killed his girlfriend.  She did say the 27-year-old paralympian had been negligent, but has yet to rule on whether the killing was culpable homicide [read more]

  • apparently-kid-ellen-feature

    The ‘Apparently Kid’ apparently went on Ellen. Apparently.

          Remember the ‘Apparently’ Kid? How could you not? He officially won the internet/earth with his incredible appearance on a live news show in which he said the word ‘apparently’ 57 times without actually knowing what apparently means. (Seriously – watch it here. It’s the best.) Well, the Apparently Kid recently made his [read more]

  • Bec

    Bec: “I publicly pledged to lose weight but instead, I gained.”

            By BEC SPARROW For some reason (WAS I DRUNK?) on 23 July I decided to announce how much I weighed and commit to doing regular exercise for the first time in years. No idea what I’m talking about? Here’s how it went down … “So what this means is that right [read more]

  • oscar pistorius verdict

    BREAKING: Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide.

            Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide in relation to the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. “I am of the view that the accused acted too hastily and used excessive force,” Justice Masipa said as she completed her two-day long judgment. “In the circumstances, it is clear that his [read more]

  • Mel Greig royal prank inquest

    Why did Mel Greig go to the royal prank inquest in London?

            Mel Greig is sitting in a coroner’s court in London, sobbing. She doesn’t need to be there. She could be at home with fiance, Stephen, and her dog, Mia, getting on with her life. Instead, the 32-year-old Australian radio host is at an inquest into the death of Jacintha Saldhana. A death she probably still [read more]

  • Ricky Martin Ian Thorpe

    Apparently Ricky Martin and Ian Thorpe are dating.

        A rumour has surfaced. A rumour so wonderful, we almost don’t want to say it out loud in case we jinx it. We are hearing that Australian swimming star Ian Thorpe 31, who came out in an interview in July, is dating Latino popstar and popular judge from The Voice Ricky Martin, 42. RICKY MARTIN. [read more]

  • (Photo: TheEdge.co.nz)

    It’s disgusting that these two men are getting married. But not for the reason you might think.

    By LOLA JENNINGS-EDQUIST It was called to my attention that two men got married today. It’s disgusting. It’s a travesty. It completely ruins the whole point of marriage. It’s- Oh. Wait. I’ve gotten ahead of myself here. Let me rephrase: It was called to my attention today that two straight men got married. To each other, for a competition. Yep. [read more]

  • Tony Abbott announcing the move today. (Screenshot via ABC news)

    Breaking: Australia’s terrorism alert level is being raised to high.

            ASIO has raised Australia’s terrorist threat level from medium to high. “I regret to say there are people who would do us harm – and some of them are Australian citizens,” Prime Minister Tony Abbott said at a press conference in Melbourne this afternoon. Mr Abbott said the Federal government has [read more]

  • triumph real women

    Authentic. Surprising. Empowering: A lingerie campaign without a model in sight.

      Is it just us or do all lingerie ads seem to be kind of…. the same? They feature tall, super slim, large perky breasted woman – who seem to be genetically engineered to make non-models feel bad about ourselves – bouncing around in matching lingerie that is both wildly impractical and far too expensive to [read more]

  • the-bachelor-2014

    Rosie Reviews: He didn’t even need a rose ceremony – it was obvious who had to go.

            By ROSIE WATERLAND Oh girls. How your numbers have dwindled. Look at you sitting there, casually hanging out in Ridge Forrester’s house, like you haven’t been through an epic ordeal of romance. How strong you all are, to have withstood the pain of seeing your comrades fall. And all for the [read more]

  • Remeber this - key advice.

    Sometimes love is simple. It’s either “Hell yes!” or a straight “No”.

            BY MARK MANSON Think about this for a moment: Why would you ever choose to be with someone who is not excited to be with you?  There’s a grey area in dating many people get hung up on — a grey area where feelings are ambiguous or one person has stronger [read more]

  • gone with the wind review

    Rosie Reviews: Gone With The Wind. (In 2 minutes.)

              By ROSIE WATERLAND Gone With The Wind is one of those movies that’s always been on my list. But an epic saga of love set against the backdrop of the Civil War in America’s south… Well, it’s always been at the bottom of my list, to be honest. Also, it [read more]

  • parenting advice from mums

    “If in doubt, kiss ‘em,” and the other best pieces of parenting advice we’ve ever heard.

        By MAMAMIA TEAM All our lives we are bombarded with unsolicited advice and never more so than from the moment we fall pregnant, to the moment we give birth. Eventually we figure it out, and as we muddle through this amazing parenting journey we just need that one special person we can look [read more]

  • tampon run 2

    There is a game called Tampon Run that you can play right now.

            What do you get when you cross vintage Super Mario and women’s sanitary products? You get Tampon Run – the latest computer game to hit the glorious pot of wonder that is the Interwebz:   Tampon Run is the brainchild of two computer geniuses, Andy and Sophie. According to their website, [read more]

  • Hilary Duff Aaron Carter

    An A-list celebrity is getting stalked by a D-list ex-boyfriend.

    Does anyone remember Aaron Carter? Anyone? He’s this guy. Once upon a time, he was a cute little 11-year-old American popstar, with hits like I’ve Got A Crush On You. (His other claim to fame – being the younger brother of Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter.) Like most teenagers, the older he got, the more awkward he got. [read more]

  • rita ora snow cone

    FROCKWATCH: The most ridiculous outfit of the week goes to…

    By MAMAMIA STYLE Last week was the week of no pants. And this week? It’s all about frocks. And one VERY interesting frock in particular. Rita Ora turned up to a New York Fashion Week event in an upside-down-snow-cone-meets-tutu-meets-mullet dress. Yes, that is a thing, take a look:   It reminded us a lot of [read more]

  • married with children reunion

    Married With Children cast reunite and talk sequels.

    The Bundys are back! And a Married… with Children spin-off might be in the works. Earlier this week, TV’s most dysfunctional family were reunited in Los Angeles when Katy Sagal (who played long-suffering wife Peggy Bundy and currently stars in hit drama Sons of Anarchy) was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. This has to be one [read more]

  • Pablo's parents are delighted.

    After 16 weeks of bedrest and a lot of heartache, miracle baby Pablo entered the world.

            With his wispy dark hair, tiny pink fingers and his slow-blinking brown eyes, two-day-old Pablo Hernandez is absolutely perfect. But what makes Pablo particularly special is that his parents, Maria Herrara and Andres Hernandez, came frighteningly close to never meeting him. They’d endured eight miscarriages and seven rounds of IVF over six heartbreaking years — [read more]

  • shared parenting

    10 anonymous parents confess: “What I regret about my divorce…”

          “My kids hate me because I divorced their father and I can’t tell them all the the horrible things he did to me, so I let them treat me like crap.” Anyone who’s life has been affected by a divorce will find it hard not to be moved by this story from [read more]

  • USA OBAMA ADDRESS

    Explained in 4 easy points: What’s happening in Syria and what Obama is doing about it.

            By DENIS DRAGOVIC US President Barack Obama has announced a more aggressive strategy against Islamic State, including air strikes against its fighters “wherever they are”, even inside Syria – which he had previously ruled out. The long-awaited strategy boils down to a four-point proxy war, involving: 1. An increased “systematic campaign [read more]

  • LUCA

    Asher Keddie’s husband did the most beautiful painting of his son.

              In case you haven’t noticed, we are a little bit in love with Asher Keddie. Presumably, though, not quite as besotted as the 40-year-old Offspring star’s husband, Vincent Fantauzzo. Fantauzzo has just won the Archibald’s People Choice Award for the fourth time, making him the most successful artist in the category’s 26-year history. Last [read more]

  • FloatBaby-smile-v2

    Baby spa: Where babies can recover from their constant sleeping.

          Sometimes, being a baby can be tough. There’s all that crying and pooping and eating and (maybe) sleeping. And lying on rugs, staring up at fluffy, cuddly things which are just out of your reach. Happily, there’s a new baby spa that has entered the market to combat all the stress that [read more]

  • Oscar Pistorius wept as he was found not guilty of murder.

    Friday’s news in under 5 minutes.

    1. Oscar Pistorius cleared of murder.     Oscar Pistorius must wait to discover if he is guilty or not of manslaughter after a South African judge ruled that there is not enough evidence for the charge of murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. He could still be found guilty of culpable homicide, carrying anything [read more]

  • "Oh I feel the baby, the baby!"

    This Dad-to-be is really really really sick with male morning sickness. Poor Harry.

    By SHAUNA ANDERSON           It’s hard to describe the overwhelming feeling of morning sickness to your partner. The constant nausea, the extreme exhaustion, the backaches. But for Charlotte Allsopp – a 19-year old pregnant woman in the UK she doesn’t have to describe it – as her fiancé is going through [read more]

  • Elissa. With makeup.

    Best and Worst: How’s your week been?

    By ELISSA RATLIFF. It’s Friday. Which means two things – it’s almost the weekend and it’s time for Mamamia’s Best and Worst. A place where you can share the highs and lows of your week with the MM community. Like therapy, only cheaper. I’ll kick us off. Best: I was lucky enough to see Nora at the Belvoir [read more]

  • Tammy Robinson and her husband Ben

    Today is White Balloon Day. Here’s how you can make Australia the safest place on Earth for kids.

            By TAMMY ROBINSON As a child I was sexually abused by my uncle over an extend period of time. As a result I suffered deep seeded feelings of guilt and shame for most of my life leading to chronic depression and acute anxiety.  Unfortunately my story is all too common and [read more]

  • Another example of journalism on page 3.

    Would you like some nipples with your news?

    By HOLLY WAINWRIGHT Would you like some nipples with your news? It’s a question that for more than 40 years, English newspaper readers have answered with a cheery, “yes, please!” I grew up in a world where it was totally normal for a story about, let’s say, murder, or rape, to sit snugly alongside a [read more]

  • BRITAIN-ROYALS

    Is it ever OK to actually say you want to have a girl?

            By ANONYMOUS Prince Charles knows exactly what he wants when it comes to his new grandchild. After using the very royal word, ‘splendid’ to greet the news of the Duchess of  Cambridge’s pregnancy, he didn’t hold back on his hopes for the gender. “I really hope it’s a girl,” he told [read more]

  • Ana

    “When I sit in that chemo chair, all my bravery just goes.”

              By ANA FERGUSON Most days, I get up and face my demons head on. I wake up damn well determined to MAKE MYSELF be positive, warm and fuzzy. I bounce out of bed and I try to be bouncy all day long (I should make Tigger from Winnie The Poo [read more]