Not so long ago, we bought floor seats to Rihanna and got more whips, chains and Nuno Bettencourt than we bargained for. To steal a line from one of the Barbadian pop star’s racier hits, she may be bad, but she’s perfectly good at it. In his latest day-drinking binge, Seth Meyers downs a few with RiRi, who isn’t shy about her love of whiskey, either.
Whiskey and Celebrities
Cue the immortal theme song by Isaac Hayes, and pour us a Scotch while you’re at it. Forget Samuel L. Jackson and Jessie Usher: we’re watching the new Shaft movie for Richard Roundtree, who played the badass PI in the original 1970s films.
Sheriffs don’t get much better than simmering Seth Bullock, played by Timothy Olyphant in Deadwood, HBO’s whiskey-soaked revisionist Western. Now Olyphant is back in the saddle with a movie based on the legendary show, gunned down in 2006 after just three seasons. Foul-mouthed Al Swearengen, brothel keeper in the 1870s Gold Rush town of Deadwood, can’t have been happy about that.