Actress Natalie Portman has kicked off a controversy with remarks about how to remember the Nazi Holocaust against the Jews, in which the National Socialists murdered 6 million.
Occupy Wall Street protesters have worn it, as have Anonymous hactivists, chief WikiLeaker Julian Assange and that guy who shared the screen with a shorn Natalie Portman in "V for Vendetta" (that would be Hugo Weaving, who also appears in another cult conspiracy movie, "The Matrix") But where did the dapper and sinister (more).
John Galliano has been thrown out of the house of Dior. The 50-year-old couturier, given to sporting a look that might be described as swashbuckler chic, was booted from his top post at the French fashion firm after his bosses saw footage of Galliano allegedly declaring "I love Hitler" to two women at a Parisian cafe, according to the BBC.
The tone of this Daily Beast article -- starting with the title, "Crazy Chick Flicks" -- is a tad flip with a touch of lad mag, but the idea that several actresses who've played women not fully in command of their mental faculties does hold up under scrutiny .