By Claudine Zap, Yahoo!
The “Harry’s Law” star is showing off her bod on the cover of the latest issue of Maxim. The actress wants to show that she’s all grown up. She tells the magazine, “Well, I’m excited for people to realize that I’m 25 years old and not a teenager anymore.” Noted, Brittany!
Vanessa Hudgens was the epitome of elegance as she glided down the red carpet at the U.K. premiere of “Sucker Punch” in a white silk Alberta Ferretti frock, which featured emerald green beading around the neckline. The 22-year-old has certainly matured since her stint in the “High School Musical” movies!
Paris Hilton Slams Kim Kardashian in Veiled Dig
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She’s not worried about keeping up with the Kardashians!
While Paris Hilton may no longer be as big a celebrity as reality stars like former BFF Kim Kardashian, the 30-year-old heiress claims she’s the pioneer of being famous for a lifestyle.
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“There’s so many people out there who try to imitate what I do, but I am the original,” she told The Associated Press. “There is nothing like me.”
A fellow Hollywood socialite from birth, Hilton grew up with Kardashian, also 30, and served as a mentor for her buddy, taking Kim to her first Hollywood parties. As UsMagazine.com previously reported, Hilton flew into a rage last August when the Kourtney and Kim Take New York star ignored her at a Las Vegas bash. “It was jealousy,” said an insider.
While the girls made up at an Oscar party last month, Kardashian told Harper’s Bazaar of their friendship. “There comes a point in life where you just grow apart and you realize you’re not as similar as you thought.”
Still, Hilton, who was promoting her new shoe collection (the latest addition to her 17 product lines including handbags, fragrances, and clothing), went on to say that she’s exactly where she wants to be professionally.
“I have done everything that I wanted to do and I feel very blessed that I have been very successful in every area,” she said. “So it’s very exciting. There is nothing else to do!”
Claiming to have the “best fashion sense,” Hilton added, “The girls all love my style. When they buy my products they can be like me!
NATALIE Portman apparently used a body double for her Oscar-winning role in Black Swan.
The movie beauty bagged the Best Actress Academy Award for her turn as unstable dancer Nina in the film last month — but has since faced claims a body double was used for most of the complicated ballet dancing scenes.
American Ballet Theater dancer Sarah Lane recently told Entertainment Weekly, “Of the full body shots, I would say five per cent are Natalie… I do want people to know that you cannot absolutely become a professional ballet dancer in a year and a half no matter how hard you work. I’ve been doing this for 22 years.”
Now Fox Searchlight bosses have issued a statement to address the criticism.
“We were fortunate to have Sarah there to cover the more complicated dance sequences and we have nothing but praise for the hard work she did. However, Natalie herself did most of the dancing featured in the final film,” said the statement.
Article; Dime Wars/U.S Weekly
Actress Reese Witherspoon is reportedly all set to don a Monique Lhuillier designed wedding dress for an engagement she’s been less than forthcoming. US Weekly has all the details on Reese’s alleged nuptials.
The bride-to-be, 34, will wear a Monique Lhuillier design when she says her I do to Toth, 40. “She’s spending most of her time on that dress,” a source tells the new Us Weekly of the dress designer.
To ensure she looks gorgeous in the custom gown, Witherspoon has been breaking a sweat in 75-minute hot vinyasa yoga classes and added body scrubs and facials from Ona Spa.
Lady Gaga reached out to the victims of the 8.9-magnitude earthquake and 30-foot tsunami in Japan by designing a wristband with all the proceeds going to Japan. Colored red-and-white, the wristband reads “We Pray for Japan” written in both English and Japanese and also includes Gaga’s signature monster claw sign.
“I Designed a Japan Prayer Bracelet. Buy It/Donate here and ALL proceeds will go to Tsunami Relief Efforts. Go Monsters.” — Lady Gaga notified her over 8 million little monsters on Twitter (@ladygaga).
The wristband is available on Lady Gaga’s official website (www.ladygaga.com/
). Donations start at $5 and buyers are encouraged to donate more. And guess what. According to the sources, the wristband has amazingly raised $250,000 in just 48 hours!
Japan is still in a hard situation right now having all these aftershock earthquakes and nuclear fallout. So if you want to help out, patronizing Gaga’s wristband is a good way.
Kim Anne Castro-Contributing Writer-Fashion Zing,
Editor, The Fashion Insider
Rihanna feels betrayed by her father Ronald Fenty after Chris Brown assaulted her. The pics were leaked across the internet and you could see the damage that had been done to her face, a fat lip and some serious bruises on her face. Rihanna was lucky to be doing well because not all domestic violence cases come out the same and some women/men don’t come out of it alive.
What would a father normally in this situation do? Most fathers would console their daughter, encourage them to get a restraining order, and most fathers would be on their daughters side. What does Rihanna’s father Ronald Fenty do? He cashes in on the tragedy that could have cost his daughter her life. Rihanna was shocked that someone from her own family could use her for their own personal gain, let alone her own father who helped bring her in to this life.
Interviews from Vogue and US Edition revealed how Rihanna responded to the news, “You always think, Not my family.” “But my dad went to the press and just told them a bunch of lies. He hadn’t talked to me after that whole thing, he never called to find out how I was doing, if I was alive, nothing. He just never called. He went straight to the press and got a check and now he does it again.” “It’s like, what do I even mean to him? It’s really strange and that’s the only word I can think of to describe it. You grow up with your father- you know him, you are a part of him for goodness sake! He does something so bizarre that I can’t begin to wrap my mind around it. The Singer added, that she has no interest in having a relationship with her dad.
Her father has had drug problems in the past including while Rihanna was growing up.
Actor turned musician- Steve Martin will be featuringPaul McCartney on his second bluegrass album, “Rare Bird Alert,”
as well as a collaboration with the Dixie Chicks. “It’s very hard to believe,” Martin said.”I was a kid when I first heard Paul McCartney, and if you told me one day that he’d be singing one of my tunes… I’m still flabbergasted.”
“Rare Bird Alert” features 12 new songs written by Martin and a live version of “King Tut.” Martin’s bluegrass album, The Crow, was released in 2009 and won a Grammy for best bluegrass album, says CMT.
Steve Martins New Album was just released yesterday March 15th.
Anne Hathaway Despises Being Type Cast. Her break out role was in princess diaries-She has been asked-”Did you always want to be a princess?” Her response-”I always wanted to be an actress.”
Anne has also been asked about the nude scenes in Love And Other Drugs. Anne’s response is that she is playing a role and she is not as young as people may think. Princess Diaries was just her breakout role.
Hathaway has said that “she will always be polite, and feels that the conversations are at the surface and were compared to talking to her grandparents.” Anne has said “she will always be polite.” According to Dime Wars article.
“I would think the typecasts are a good thing!” That means you are a good actress in making your characters believable to us.
(Just Fashion Zing’s opinion)
On Our Radar: Britney’s Female Fatale
“This album is for you, my fans, who have always supported me and have stuck by me every step of the way! I love you all!” – Britney Spears wrote on her Twitter (@britneyspears) a month ago revealing that she’s going to launch a new album entitled Female Fatale.
She has revealed her album’s tracklist just this week: (courtesy of justjarred.com)
And today, another Female Fatale update has got into our radar. Singing “Look at you, look at you. Be my sweetie, be my honey tonight. Look at you, look at you. Be my sweetie, be my honey tonight. ‘Cause you’re beautiful. Drop dead.” along with the rip-roaring party beat, the pop princess gave us a sneak peek of her song Drop Dead Beautiful featuring the new-comer, Sabi. (Britney’s lbum Female Fatale will be available on 29th of March.)
Kim Anne Castro
Contributing Writer, Fashion Zing
“Paul McCartney & Stella McCartney; Paris Fashion Week”
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Spa to her routine.
As for the locale, the nuptials will take place at the star’s Ojai, Calif. ranch. “The wedding will be in the early evening in one of the fields behind her house,” reveals a pal.
Paul McCartney attends the Stella McCartney Ready to Wear Autumn/Winter 2011/2012 show during Paris Fashion Week at Opera Garnier in paris . (Please see “Latest News” tab for more on Paul Mccartney and Stella’s Fashion Show!)
Johnny Depp – “Rango” star Johnny Depp learned quite a bit from his character Rango and people in general while shooting the film. Depp apparently figured out how to tell when someone’s lying, especially in tense situations. He says, “If this guy is in deep stress and forced to act or lie in these situations that really are do or die, one of the things I’ve always been fascinated with people is they have a tendency where the register of their voice goes up when they lie,” Depp said. “You and I could have a conversation like this, but if I’m really starting to talk about something and I want you to believe me, the register goes up. You start teetering on soprano.” “What I saw early on with the character, and something that [director Gore Verbinski] and I talked about, is that it is in sort of all of us, in a way,” Depp added. What do you think of Johnny Depp’s lie detector tactics?