Lindsay Lohan and Kimberly Caldwell Among Big Search Gainers on Lycos
The Lycos 50™ for Week Ending May 31, 2008
WALTHAM, Mass.—June 4, 2008—Lycos, Inc. (http://www.lycos.com), a leading provider of social publishing, media and search services, today announced the following information from The Lycos 50™, the 50 most popular Internet search results for the week ending May 31, 2008. For a complete list of The Lycos 50 and for in-depth text of The Lycos 50 Daily Report, go to http://50.lycos.com. Readers of The Lycos 50 can also share their thoughts on Internet trends and pop culture on The Lycos 50 Blog located at http://lycos50.tripod.com/blog/ and the all new Under the Red Carpet Blog at http://redcarpet.tripod.com/blog/.
Biggest Movers and Shakers for Week Ending May 31, 2008:
"Sex and the City" Movie
Former "American Idol" contestant, singer Clay Aiken (#1) tops The Lycos 50 this week after it was revealed Aiken will soon be a father. Aiken’s best friend, Los Angeles-based record producer Jaymes Foster, has been artificially inseminated and is said to be due in August. Foster has produced several of Aiken’s albums and Aiken plans to be involved in raising the child. Foster, sister of record mogul David Foster, is divorced and has no other children. In other "American Idol" news, this year’s winner, David Cook (#13) jumps up the search charts, bringing former "AI" contestant Kimberly Caldwell (#41) along with him. Caldwell makes her first-ever appearance on The Lycos 50, rising 200 percent, after Cook revealed the two have been hanging out together since the show’s finale. Topping the Movers and Shakers list this week is Lindsay Lohan (#6), up 500 percent, as rumors of a lesbian fling with deejay Samantha Ronson continue to drive search activity for Lohan. Recent reports claim Lohan and Ronson are now living together, and are wearing rings on their engagement fingers. Lohan refuses to comment on the relationship. Meanwhile, Angelina Jolie (#4) jumps into the top 10 this week following rumors she had given birth to her twins last week. Jolie’s manager Geyer Kosinski quickly put the baby news to rest telling People Magazine Jolie’s twins are not due to arrive until August.
The Lycos 50™ Top 10 Search Terms for the Week Ending May 31, 2008:
1) Clay Aiken 6) Lindsay Lohan
2) YouTube 7) Nick Hogan
3) Paris Hilton 8) Kim Kardashian
4) Angelina Jolie 9) Pokemon
5) Pamela Anderson 10) MySpace