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First Lady Has Surprising Defenders in Shoe Hubbub

Trevor Noah and Kathy Griffin are among those asking, who cares?

(Newser) - When first lady Melania Trump set off for Texas on Wednesday with her husband to view the destruction of Harvey, she set off a mini furor on Twitter over her shoes. That's because the first lady was seen boarding a presidential helicopter wearing stilettos. The criticism came quickly, with... More »

Cops: Woman Killed Boyfriend With Stiletto

Thelma Carter allegedly used high-heel shoe in killing

(Newser) - It gives new meaning to the term "killer heels": A Georgia woman has been charged with murder in the death of her boyfriend—who she allegedly killed using a stiletto heel. Authorities believe Thelma Carter, 46, struck 58-year-old Robert Higdon with the spiky shoe after a fight they had... More »

Woman Rams Stiletto Into Beau's Brain

'My eye! My eye!' screams victim

(Newser) - A British woman kicked at her boyfriend in a cab in the middle of drunken argument, driving her 3-inch stiletto heel into his eye to his brain. "The heel went through the left eye of Gavin Taylor and fractured the socket and entered his brain and caused a blood... More »

Women Hot on Gwyneth's Heels

Actress sports oh-so-high stilettos, and sales skyrocket

(Newser) - Gwyneth Paltrow's choice to wear Pacini heels as high as 6, 7 or, gasp!, 8 inches while traveling the world to promote her turn as Pepper Potts in Iron Man has spiked sales of the heels in Britain's trendier shops, the Independent reports. Credit crunch, begone: The "Gwyneth-effect" is... More »

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