I’m not exactly sure what previously undiscovered information people expect to find, but Sunday is sure to be a Googleriffic day for Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen. Sunday June 13 the twins, you may remember from Full House or an endless string of direct to video films, turn 18. Hundreds of web sites are tracking the days, hours, and minutes until the magic event. Jaboobie is on the case and this minimalist site is the top result for the Olsen Countdown search.
What’s the fascination with the Olsen twins? Beats me, but Libby Copeland from the Washington Post attempts to explain the continuing fascination with the teen queens and future billionaires.
To their credit Mary Kate and Ashley have not followed the expected trajectory of child star self destruction and they appear to have a sense of humor about the whole Olsen Countdown thing. Appearing recently on Saturday Night Live, at the end of the show Mary-Kate shouted, “Remember, we’re legal in four weeks!”