Rihanna posted a photo of her rear-end yesterday to her Instagram account.
The 25-year-old pop star posted the close-up of her finely honed, barely covered rear, with a caption telling everyone that she was on the set of her new music video.
Rumor has it this was a pot-shot at her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown.
Earlier in the week Brown and Rihanna were going after each other in a battle of tweets and Instagram photos, with Rihanna posting a photo that read, “If I drop all of my hoes for you and we still don’t work out you owe me some hoes.”
Some of you may recall that last year I attended a Mixed Martial Arts event (review), followed by the Chippendales (review). As I stated in my MMA review I believe I had failed the “maleness test,” since I actually enjoyed the Chippendales show compared to the MMA fights. In fact, my MMA review received some pretty heated email exchanges between me and a few of the fighters who didn’t take too kindly to my comparison of a Chippendales show to an MMA fight.
So this year I set out to see if I could muster the courage to try and pass the maleness test. This year would be different! I had the perfect strategy going in – my wife!
Yes, I figured I could bring my wife along, and once she started drooling over all the eye candy my jealous side would kick in and, voila, we would get into a good ole fight, leave in a huff, and have great make up sex the next day.
Now if you’ve never been to a Chippendales show, there’s a whole different kind of energy from the all-female audience. Yes, there is a smattering of males, usually gay, or whipped (if you get my meaning), but for the most part it’s nothing but women, which is why I enjoy the show – no seriously!
As the show opened with Chippendale dancers Jace Crispin, Chaun Thomas, John Rivera, Kenny King, Nathan Minor, Sami Eskelin, all coming out on stage showing off their wares, I was keeping an eye on Ruth (that’s my wife), to make sure that she wasn’t feeling that different kind of energy. While she had a smirk, I didn’t detect any outright drooling, at least for the moment, nor was she diving at the stage like most of the women.
As the show continued with the men ripping off their orange speedos (Ruth’s favorite color) they would strategically cover themselves with hats, hands or whatever was handy. I think Thunder Valley should spend a little more money on their heating system, because it looked like it might have been a little chilly in Pano Hall – I’m just saying.
Making their way through the audience, the men would stop and perform a quick little grinding action with some of the women. As they did, all the other women would scream, cheer, grab, and just downright go nuts trying to get a piece of the guys – that’s part of that special kind of energy I was referring to earlier.
At one point several women were asked onstage to act out different scenarios. One did her best lap dance, another demonstrated her favorite “position”, while another showed off her ability to place a condom on . . . a banana. Each woman performed their tasks with one of the Chippendales.
Of course the show wouldn’t be complete without the men coming out dressed as firemen, and construction workers.
It did get a tad risqué as several of the men went through the motions of masturbating. One was on a bed with a pillow while the other two were in chairs. It was at this point I realized I had forgotten about Ruth. I turned around and saw that she was laughing at me!
After the show Ruth told me she couldn’t help but laugh, since as I was drooling for the better part of the show. Damn, I hate that different kind of energy!!!
OMG! I wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to write this after the Chippendale’s performance at Thunder Valley Casino Resort Wednesday night.
It was only after taking a cold shower and having a glass ““ scratch that ““ a bottle of wine that I was able to start thinking clearly.
What? No! The water heater went out and a “glass” of wine is how I like to end my day.
My intent on writing this is to warn any unsuspecting women who may decide to take in a show like the Chippendales’. Don’t. Seriously, nobody liked the show!
It was quite obvious that every woman in the place, which was around 99.9 percent of the people, couldn’t stand the show. I couldn’t believe it! I was completely dumbfounded. They were screaming “Get off!” almost the entire show. The Chippendales never got the message. They stayed onstage the whole time!
The strange thing is when they finally ended the show and did get off the stage, all the women started screaming “More, more, more.” I know, I find women confusing, too. They say one thing and mean another. (Come to think of it, they may have been screaming “Take it off!”)
As for the men onstage, I felt bad for these guys. It appeared to be a little chilly in the room, but that didn’t seem to dampen their enthusiasm. All I can say is I was feeling a tad inadequate at this point.
The biggest criticism I have of the show? It was the most disgusting display of pure
animalistic behavior I have ever witnessed. It was really quite a sight to see. None of the women could keep it together. They were falling over in the aisles, standing on chairs, trying to get back stage, onstage, or anywhere close to those big hunks. Now hold on a minute! I’m only referring to them as big hunks because I know that’s how women refer to those large glistening bodies of pure muscle and all their gyrating ways.
I will say there was definitely an excitement in the air as the show progressed, but it’s difficult for me to explain the atmosphere. I liken it to when I receive a package from FedEx that I have to sign for because I know it’s got to be something really cool, otherwise I wouldn’t have to sign for it. Well, that’s the way all the ladies were acting, but I guess they weren’t interested in a FedEx package.
Speaking of packages ““ the Chippendales were the complete package, with eight of the most physically perfect male dancers all competing for the audience’s attention, all dressed in their trademark bow ties and shirt cuffs with bare torso, at least some of the time.
The opening was quite dramatic with the stage dark and ominous and smoke filling the air. One by one they took center stage with a lone spotlight lighting their muscular curves and superior physique. Is it getting hot in here?
The first few routines found these delectable morsels stripping down to pretty much nothing ““ why do I keep writing like this? Delectable morsels? Now I’m starting to worry.
As each layer came off, the decibel levels in Pano Hall rose exponentially. People were gathering outside trying to get a glimpse of the show. Quite the curious crowd.
A couple of times during the show, they danced around the audience, going down aisles and over chairs. One of the Chippendales was looking for someone to give an autographed poster to. He found her when he exclaimed she deserved it for grabbing his penis. Yes ““ there you have it. I said it, now it’s out there for all to see.
Several people had the opportunity to jump onstage. In one case three ladies were in a game show where they were told to complete a task. The first one had to perform her best lap dance on one of the Chippendales. The second had to demonstrate her favorite position when making love, and the third had to demonstrate her favorite way of putting on a condom. The third won due to her technique and the timely fashion of completing her task. Oh ““ I should clarify. She put it on a banana.
This was definitely ladies’ night out. There were a few men in attendance, and you could tell which ones were straight. They were carrying a ball and chain and didn’t look all too happy. I believe my count was two husbands/significant others in attendance.
The show was so successful that Thunder Valley had to provide additional seats to accommodate the larger-than-expected crowd.
After the show, the Chippendales remained onstage so audience members could have their photos taken with their favorites. I declined. They also announced they would be going to Thunder Valley’s Falls Bar for an after-party. [Insert loud cheers here.]
So at the end of the day I feel like I was able to embrace my inner gayness and survive. As I’m sitting here writing this, I’m convinced that I have no lingering side effects from the show.
Well I have to go. I just started to redecorate the house and have to put up these curtains that are simply to die for. And if you think that’s something, wait until you see my new landscape design. We can talk about it over the nice gourmet meal that I’m preparing.
To all my gay friends, including my kids god parents – no offense! Next time Dean, your coming with.
Thursday night Thunder Valley Casino and Resort kicked off the Halloween spirit with the sexy Lodi native, and star of the reality TV show “The Girl Next Door,” Bridget Marquardt. Deric “DJ D-Wrek” Battiste from MTV’s Wild “‘N Out was – you guessed it – the DJ, and Tone Loc made a special guest appearance.
Pano Hall at Thunder Valley Casino was transformed into a nightclub, complete with semi-private lounge areas, a couple of dance floors, a popular DJ, a well-stocked bar, and a few hot babes thrown in for good measure.
Most of the attendees dressed for the occasion. Some wore evening wear, while others wore their favorite Halloween costume. Myself: Jeans and t-shirt (just thought you’d want to know).
Marquardt was a Playboy Playmate and one of Hugh Hefner’s girlfriends, which was the basis for the TV show. Luckily she brought along a few of her close friends and playmates along to show off her new line of Halloween costumes, called Bridget by Roma.
Marquardt wore her Peacock costume during the evening’s event. The costume was designed by Marquardt with the help of fellow playmate and Hefner girlfriend Holly Madison.
Prior to the show, a number of the “girls” were working the room and taking pictures with audience members, while DJ D-werk was attacking the turntables. There was even a photo booth where people were taking their pictures and having them printed out, plus they could have them emailed to themselves.
Once the fashion show started everyone crowded around the runway to take a gander at the new costumes, or should I say the ladies.
Starting off the show was Branae Whitney a Playboy Live model wearing the Ring Master outfit. I won’t go into all the details of the ensemble other than to say it was red ““ as in red hot, but then all the costumes were.
There were ten costumes in all ending with the Fruit Cup worn by Leticia.
Tone Loc took the stage armed with his deep, gravelly voice, a Nike t-shirt, sunglasses, and a towel wrapped around his neck. I’m
sure a large portion of the crowd was wondering how the rapper was doing in light of recent events.
A couple of weeks ago Tone Loc collapsed during a performance in Atlanta while singing “Funky Cold Medina.” He had a similar incident at a Pensacola, Florida concert back in 2009, again while singing “Funky Cold Medina.”
Loc made a wise choice and opened with “Funky Cold Medina.” Best to get that one out of the way before getting too far into the performance. He ended his set with “Wild Thing.”
Loc’s voice has stood the test of time. He sounded just like he did all those years ago and the audience ate it up. He walked up and down the runway shaking people’s hands while he belted out his hit songs.
He appeared to be in good health and spirits, joking around with the audience and remaining active through most of his performance.
Continuing with the Halloween theme Thunder Valley Casino is hosting a huge Sinners and Saints Halloween party, on Saturday at 9:00 p.m. I have it on good authority that the photo booth will be back. Sorry guys, the playmates won’t be there, but they will have go-go dancers!
Ring Master – Branae Whitney
Colonial Cutie – Marlo
Mermaid – Heather Rene Smith
Smokin Bachelor – Kelly
Gypsy – Katarina Van Derham
Sexy School Girl – Melissa
Sexy Kitten – Brittney
Marty Pants – CJ Sparxx
Bavarian Beauty – Jenna
Fruit Cup – Leticia