Linkage: Mean Mitt, Rebellious Rihanna, Senior Skaters

Republican Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney might not like gay marriage, but he sure loves a good prank. During his totally heterosexual days an a Michigan boarding school, Romney was known to take practical jokes and hazing too far, once pinning down a schoolmate and cutting off his supposedly inappropriate coif and another time leading a blind teacher into a set of closed doors. [WaPo

Middle-aged men, no longer happy to play golf or skeeze on their secretaries, have reclaimed skateboarding as a way to get their all-important cardio workouts and also reclaim the glory of their long-haired youth. “The skate geezers are having their revenge,” on of them declared before noticing the glasses he couldn’t find were, in fact, on his face. [NYT

Pop star Rihanna shocked fans and the rest of us by tweeting a photo of an IV in her arm after she suffered a bout of that classic celebrity ailment, “dehydration,” following this week’s ultra-glamorous Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala. But wait! Perhaps there’s something more to the story. One insider blabbed that the “We Found Love” singer’s illness had more to do with, “excessive partying and not slowing down. She has been traveling nonstop and going wild. Rihanna has been rebelling against her record label because she feels she has been made to work too hard.” [NYP

Recent BlackBook cover girl Anna Faris is knocked up! She and husband Chris Pratt are expecting their first visit from the stork this fall. [People