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Style News: Terry Richardson's NSFW Baby Shower; NFL, CFDA Reveal Secret Project

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Happy hump day.

If you thought that because he has a new baby on the way infamous photographer Terry Richardson might tone down the, um, explicit imagery, then you thought wrong. The 50-year-old dad-to-be brought his overtly sexual antics to his own unborn child's baby shower, which included plenty of dildos, condoms and even a cake depicting girlfriend Alexandra Bolotow giving birth to the couple's twins. But despite all the raunchiness, guest Martha Stewart was still all smiles. How nice. [Instagram]

In honor of upcoming Super Bowl 50, which will go down on Feb. 7 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., the NFL has teamed with the CFDA for the most unlikely of collaborations. The project was kept secret until Wednesday, when the organizations revealed the final product: footballs bearing 35 different designers' original work. From Rachel Zoe's bedazzled gold pigskin to Rebecca Minkoff's spiky creation, these footballs are definitely made for looking, not touching. [WWD]

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A new study conducted by the NPD Group's Brandlink has confirmed what we all already knew: Rihanna is the most marketable celebrity in the nation, edging out such superstars as Beyonce, Angelina Jolie and Steph Curry for the top spot. Rankings were determined "based on the total number of brands for whom they would be a strong endorser" with RiRi estimated to have 3.67 more deals than the "average big name celebrity." This data is used to help retail executives assess the marketability of a particular celeb. But to put it simply, the study really just confirms that everything Rihanna touches turns to gold. [NPD]

Perry Ellis has settled the discrimination lawsuit which was brought against the company in October by former executive Joseph Cook. In the suit, Cook accused Perry Ellis president Oscar Feldenkreis of being a homophobic racist who didn't want blacks or gays to appear in his ads. The New York Post reports that the settlement was amicable and that Cook is resigning from the company of his own accord, with his last day set for Jan. 22. In a release, he retracted his previous accusations, noting that his original statement was "not reflective of the overall culture of Perry Ellis, the character of its leadership or the Feldenkreis family." [The New York Post]

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