In the world of celebrity news, there’s no shortage of Hits and Misses. This week, Angelina Jolie undergoes preventative double mastectomy procedure and Chris Brown is scaring the neighbourhood kids with his terrible art.
HIT: Angelina Jolie undergoes double mastectomy to lower her chances of getting cancer
She’s a heroine on and off screen! After discovering she had an 87% risk of breast cancer and a 50% risk of developing ovarian cancer, Angelina Jolie underwent a double mastectomy to reduce her chances of developing either. In an Op-Ed she wrote for the New York Times she wrote, “I want to encourage every woman, especially if you have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer, to seek out the information and medical experts who can help you through this aspect of your life, and to make your own informed choices.” Brad Pitt, of course, was beside her every step of the way saying that she is “absolutely heroic.”
MISS: Chris Brown scares the neighborhood kids with his crappy art
He can sing, he can dance, but Chris Brown CANNOT paint. The “celebrity” painted fang-bearing goblins outside of his Hollywood Hills home which are scaring the neighbourhood kids. As such, the “bad boy” has been ordered to take down the images within 30 days or else face a fine. While the $376 (USD) fine probably is chump change to him, do you think he’ll take them down out of respect? “”There are scarier creatures on Harry Potter,” he tweeted. “Get a … life!” So, no.
HIT: Gwyneth Paltrow (tries) to cover her tracks, says she was thrilled to be at the MET Ball
The internet can sometimes be a scary place. Animals act like humans, people eat things that they really shouldn’t be eaten and faces get swapped. Sometimes, the celebrities do look better as their romantic love interests. Other times, the result can be quite frightening.
Here are just some of the unsettling face swaps to float around the internet.
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel
Harry Styles and Taylor Swift
Harry Styles and a Koala
Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson Read more…
In the world of celebrity news, there’s no shortage of hits and misses. This week, Justin Bieber gets a cameo on The Simpsons and Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne are engaged.
HIT: Justin Bieber to get Simpson-fied
The teen heartthrob is the latest celebrity to get himself drawn into cartoon’s most famous family, The Simpsons. Bieber let the news slip after tweeting he just did a voiceover session for the show, which was later deleted. One of the show’s executive producer later confirmed the news that the Biebs will make a cameo on the “Fabulous Faker Boy” episode which is set to air next year. Congrats Biebers, being on the Simpsons is pretty #swag.
MISS: Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne are engaged
Here’s the dirty deets and here are my two cents on the best thing that happened to the internet. One, THEY WERE DATING? WHAT HAPPENED TO BRODY JENNER? Two, please don’t call them the first couple of Canadian music. That’s just offensive to all the Canadian artists who can actually make music. Three, all the face-mash ups are terrifying. Please stop. I like sleeping at night.
HIT: Jolie-Pitt offspring lands a movie role
Vivienne Jolie-Pitt has already landed herself a movie at four-years-old. She’ll be appearing in mom Angelina Jolie’s latest Disney flick, “Maleficent,” as a young Princess Aurora. If this is any indication of things to come from the Jolie-Pitt clan, expect them to be the next Smiths (as in Will and Jada’s multi-talented family).
MISS: Lindsay Lohan questioned in an alleged theft Read more…
Beyonce and Jay-Z (duh) are the highest paid celebrity couple of 2012. Although they took some time off after having baby Blue Ivy, they scored big with Jay-Z’s Watch the Throne and Beyonce’s other ventures. Together, they earned $78 million which is absolutely INSANE!! Insane I tell you.
While you’re filing papers at work for less than minimum wage these two have forged a career they enjoy while cashing in big. I love them both but that salary seems
a little lopsided compared to what most people earn.
Here are some of the other highest paid celebs:
5. Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, $40 million
4. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, $45 million
3. David and Victoria Beckham, $54 million
2. Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady, $72 million
1. Beyonce and Jay-Z, $78 million
In the world of celebrity news, there’s no shortage of hits and misses. This week, Zac Efron wants to be the next Leonardo and everyone goes insane when Miley Cyrus is “rushed” to the hospital
HIT: Rihanna shares vacation pics on Facebook
While no one can ask her about her personal life, RiRi doesn’t seem to mind sharing personal photos online (see her Twitter). This time, she’s sharing her Hawaii vacation photos where she’s swimming with sharks, surfing and looking good in a bikini sans makeup. The natural beauty even gets risque, as she goes topless under a waterfall. It’s this kind of uninhibited lady balls (i.e. ovaries) that has everyone around her enthralled, even director Steven Spielberg who was snapped taking her photo like a fanboy.
MISS: Drake tries to calm down a fight so he can party with models
Drake probably thought being famous would guarantee him safe passage into London night clubs. Alas, he was wrong as his entourage got into a bit of a scuffle with the security. Breaking up a fight so you can enjoy “Models Night Out?” Not as impressive as Ryan Gosling, in my opinion. Then again, nothing is as impressive as Ryan Gosling.
HIT: Zac Efron wants to be the next Leonardo DiCaprio
The Today Show asked Zac which famous actor’s career would he like to emulate, and naturally he answered with Leo. If you saw Titanic in 3D, or on the TV, this past weekend, you’ll remember how much of a babe young Leo was. Well, Zac’s got the looks down. Now all he needs is an Oscar.
MISS: Miley Cyrus goes to the hospital
Someone call the national guard! Miley Cyrus cut her finger after an unfortunate blender incident and went to the hospital with boyfriend Liam Hemsworth to get stitches. The miss here isn’t that Miley cut her finger, it’s that the story went viral. WTF? Read more…
The day has come when you can actually look like Drake, if you really want to. Makeup artist Promise Tamang Phan has tackled everyone from Angelina Jolie to Scarlett Johansson, but Drake is one of her most drastic transformation yet. She’s unrecognizable!
There’s only 12 simple steps to becoming Drake, though the swagger is something you’re born with. So if you really feel like testing out a daring look this Friday night, why not Drake it up?
Watch the clip below:
We can remember all too well Angelina Jolie’s flashy leg at this year’s Academy Awards.
Generating some of the web’s silliest memes, a Twitter handle was even spawned with some simple-minded tweets such as “I’m a leg, get a load of me!!” and “Don’t forget about the leg!”
But what did Angie have to say about the whole internet craze over her right leg? According to an interview with The Huffington Post, not much.
“I honestly didn’t pay attention to it. You know what I mean? I don’t watch those TV shows and if I go online and see something about myself, I don’t click on it. And the people I surround myself with don’t really talk about that kind of stuff. [Laughs]. I heard something, but I didn’t pay any attention. It’s as simple as being a woman picking a dress you like and having a night, and not really thinking about anything else.”
Well, at least she took it lightly. Seeing the writers of The Descendants imitate her pose, I thought she would have gotten a little irritated!
Brittany discusses cheesy product placements on the Bachelor and embarrassing anesthesia stories. Then the office legbombs their own photos!
Angelina Jolie’s right leg was one of the most interesting things at the Oscars on Sunday night. Well, that and J Lo’s nipple. Both of them now have their own Twitter feeds, though @AngiesRightLeg has over 33,000 followers to @JLosNipple’s weak 4900. Not that it’s a competition or anything.
And if you haven’t heard already, the new thing is legbombing. It’s all the rage.
Legbombing reminds me of Portlandia’s Put a Bird on It but this time with the provocative leg lamp from A Christmas Story. And you can really put Angie’s leg on anything to spiff it up: postcards, album covers, Tom Cruise. It doesn’t even have to be artistic at all. You can just plop it in, but you get bonus points for a cleverly crafted legbomb.
These album covers have all sneakily been legbombed by PopHunter.
The Beatles, Abbey Road
We saw a lot of white at the Oscars tonight, but the shade wasn’t my favourite. It looked a little too bridal and boring to me. It also washed out some ladies on camera, like Rooney Mara. Long sleeves were another big look, which I personally loved. Some critics deemed it too “mature” but who cares about those rules anyway?
Ladies in colour, Michelle Williams and Emma Stone
My absolute favourite look of the night goes to Michelle Williams who wore a coral Louis Vuitton gown. It looked like a vibrant red on camera but this photo really brings out the coral. She paired it with a simple necklace and brooch. She can do no wrong!
Emma Stone wore a beautiful red haute couture dress by Giambattista Valli. I know there will be a bit of disagreement about the bow but I like that she’s fearless. There was some chatter that her dress was too similar to one of Nicole Kidman’s past dresses, but that doesn’t make it any less beautiful. Especially considering how many similar little black dresses we see on the carpet each year.
Sarah Hyland’s lilac dress was a little too prom for me. I like the cap sleeve on her right shoulder but found the cut to be a little plain. I originally liked Shailene Woodley’s Valentino dress when I first saw it, but it didn’t photograph as well as it looked on camera. Although some critics thought it wasn’t “age appropriate,” I like the fact that she has a very unique style for being so young. Instead of bare arms and a low cut she went for a dress that’s comparatively conservative. In comparison, Rooney Mara’s Givenchy white dress washed her out and was ill-fitting. She said she picked it out that morning and it showed!
Screen Gold, Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie and Natalie Portman
No joke, I’ve always had a weird affinity for capes. They rock. And Gwyneth Paltrow, who wore Tom Ford, rocks for wearing one. Natalie Portman’s dress was a little too 50s sweetheart to me. We see her in the “cute” dress a lot and I wish she’d mix it up for a change. But still, the style makes her comfortable so I can’t blame her for going that route. My second best of the night goes to Angelina Jolie. She looked HOT with that slit in the leg and she actually cracked a smile.
Funny ladies, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy
My favourite of these ladies was Rose Byrne. Her haircut is the type of style that makes me chop off my hair and then immediately regret it. But it looks chic on her. Maya Rudolph looked great in a simple purple. In comparison, her SNL buddy Kristen Wiig was a little too beachy and casual for the night. If she pulled up her hair it would have made a huge difference. I heard some different points of view about Melissa McCarthy’s dress but I don’t think it’s structured enough and I’m not huge on the colour.
Best of the night? Sacha Baron Cohen
Angelina Jolie will be playing Maleficient in the upcoming live-action adaptation of Disney’s Sleeping Beauty.
“I haven’t acted in two years, and I haven’t done anything else since this [Land of Blood and Honey]. The next thing I am looking at is a Disney movie,” said Jolie at a press conference. She had previously told The Hollywood Reporter that her children want her to do the movie and call her “mom-elicent.”
“The best thing to find that balance is to do something that is just for children,” Jolie said Saturday. “You know, you find different ways to make things matter. When, for example, you do fun action movies, they are empowering for my daughters.”
Maleficent has gained momentum in recent weeks with Robert Stromberg brought on as director. Stromberg was the production designer on Avatar, Alice in Wonderland and Disney’s upcoming Oz the Great and Powerful.
God bless you, modern technology.
After a public poll to determine whose lips and hair we admire the most, an image of what is called “the ultimate celebrity” was created, probably by someone with way too much time on their hands.
The photo, posted on The Daily Mail UK, shows what one’s face would look like if they have Megan Fox’s eyebrows, Kate Middleton’s hair and obviously Angeline Jolie’s lips. The result is apparently the ultimate object of desire but to who? The Daily Mail says 9,000 people were polled but fail to mention age, sex and class.
One user commented at the source asking a very good question about the chosen celebrities: “why are they all white?” But if you look at the alien woman (and I mean, really look at her face and not her boobs) she does look similar to Kim Kardashian.
The fashion season is in the air, and who better to start off the new year than Angelina Jolie? The actress-turned-director of In the Land of Blood and Honey looks as stunning as always on the January cover of Marie Claire.
She was quick to talk about growing family with Brad Pitt.
“[Brad] has expanded my life in ways I never imagined. We built a family. He is not just the love of my life, he is my family. I hold that very dear,” she said. “I suppose what I’ve learned from Brad is to be able to have the kind of family whose happiness and well-being comes before your own. I’m very, very grateful to have such a loving family, and I wouldn’t have that without him.”
Hearing this makes us so excited for they day Brangelina might finally announce that they’re getting married. Apparently, their kids are just as impatient about it as we are.
“They have mentioned it, yes,” Jolie answered when asked if the kids want them to get married. “If you take it in an emotional way, you think, Ohhh, the children! They don’t feel secure enough! But then you think, Now, wait a minute: They think a wedding is a party with a four-layer tiered cake!”
The family still seem happy as ever, as Brad, Angelina, and all six kids went on a family outing today to New York’s FAO Shwartz, Angelina flashing a giant grin as they walked into the toy store. Despite the current lack of a marriage proposal, it seems like the Jolie-Pitts as a family are here to stay!
No word on how Miley Cyrus is celebrating her big 19th birthday today, we know exactly what she was doing yesterday: getting a tattoo removed.
According to the Hollywood Life, Miley was seen at an L.A. dermatologist’s office that specializes in laser removal. Since she has nine tattooes already, we’re going to go ahead and assume Miley’s just bored of looking at one of them already.
Miley, like many young girls, has a long list of questionable tattoos including sappy words like ‘karma’ and ‘love’ and symbols like a cross and a heart. This young starlet obviously doesn’t think before she inks. At least Miley has so far refrained from getting her boyfriend’s name tattooed on her body.
Here are three celebrities with regrettable tattooes all done in the name of love.
Angelina tattooed her boyfriend’s name on her arm only to have it laser removed once they parted ways. Luckily, she never got one for Brad, meaning she probably learned her lesson.
Johnny Depp is another celeb with a history of tattoo removal. When he was in love with Winona Ryder in the ’90s, he tattooed “Winona forever” on his arm, only to change it to “wino forever” (whatever that means) years later after their separation.
Eva Longoria also got matching tattoos of her wedding date with her then-husband Tony Parker. When she divorced him over his infidelity, she joked about the tattoo, saying “I’ll probably ink the divorce date under it!”
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are reconsidering getting married, despite earlier vows to never tie the knot.
The famous couple claims that they are feeling the pressure from their children to become husband and wife, despite previously insisting they would only exchange vows when same-sex marriage is legalized.
In a 2006 interview with Esquire magazine, Pitt famously declared: “Angie and I will consider tying the knot when everyone else in the country who wants to be married is legally able.”
But Pitt now admits they are warming up to the idea of marriage, thanks to much convincing from their six children.
He tells USA Weekend magazine, “The kids ask about marriage. It’s meaning more and more to them. So it’s something we’ve got to look at.”
Both stars have been married before; Pitt divorced Jennifer Aniston in 2005 after falling for Jolie while co-starring in action comedy Mr. and Mrs. Smith, while Jolie was previously wed to Jonny Lee Miller and Billy Bob Thornton.
I hope they do get married. It’s a nice gesture that they are doing by not getting married, as they are standing for equality, but they are my favourite Hollywood couple and I would love to read all the details of their big day. Either way, though, they shouldn’t be forced to get married. They should do what’s right for them as a couple.
Deadline reports that Angelina Jolie’s directorial debut titled In the Land of Blood and Honey, will open in theatres just before Christmas on December 23, 2011. The movie, which is being distributed by FilmDistrict, was financed by Graham King with his GK Films partner, Tim Headington.
“Working with Angelina on this film and story has been a great collaboration and I am extremely proud of this film,” said Headington. “The filmmaking is impeccable, and signals the arrival of a visceral and compelling storyteller.”
“The film is specific to the Bosnian War, but it’s also universal,” said Jolie in a statement. “I wanted to tell a story of how human relationships and behaviour are deeply affected by living inside a war.”
Though Jolie herself does not act in the film, her cast features many local citizens who were children of the war in the 1990’s.
“The former Yugoslavia has a rich history of dramatic arts. The cast was extraordinary,” Jolie said. “I was privileged and honoured to work with them and I am very excited for everyone to see their immense talent.”
Both the storyline and the casting notes seem quite appropriate for Jolie, who has long made her interest in world issues known with her roles as UN Goodwill Ambassador and adoptive mother to orphaned third-world children.
Powerhouse actress, Angelina Jolie has officially signed on to star as Egypt’s infamous queen, Cleopatra in the upcoming feature film.
Scott Rudin bought the rights to the biopic and is producing the picture. He reportedly intends to focus on Cleopatra’s abilities as a ruler and a politician rather than a seductress says People.com. The 1963 version of Cleopatra, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, was centered more on Cleopatra’s sexual appetite and lustful persona. A story about Cleopatra without sexual elements seems pretty dull. However, by casting Jolie in the starring role there is no doubt that the picture will contain at least one sex scene if not many (hopefully ha).
Now the question remains…who will play Antony? Many people have compared Jolie and Brad Pitt to Burton and Taylor, so perhaps Pitt is the best choice for Antony. They do have a natural chemistry. George Clooney also seems fitting….
Comedienne Chelsea Handler slammed Angelina Jolie in her show in New Jersey this Friday night, reports Pop Eater.
Handler, who’s become a recent bestie of Brad’s ex-wife Jennifer Aniston, railed against Angie’s husband-stealing ways, calling her a “homewrecker” and a “f**king c**t.” A source close to Handler explains, stating “Chelsea hates Angelina and doesn’t for one second buy that she is this good person rescuing children in need around the World.”
Handler launched into her anti-Angie rant when a heckler in the audience distracted her from her material. Handler talked down the heckler but things took a sharp right turn straight into Angelina Jolie country.
Wow Chelsea! Digging up celebrity news from 2005 that is definitely none of your business. You sure are one class act!
Watch the rant below. (NSFW, explicit language)
Angelina Jolie was spotted this weekend doing some extreme Christmas shopping with her brood, reports Pop Eater.
Jolie, who has publicly boycotted thanksgiving because it is a “story of murder,” maintains that the home she shares with Brad Pitt is completely religiously neutral and that the children study all religions of the world.
The Jolie-Pitt Christmas is reported to be equally religiously neutral, instead reflecting Angelina’s childhood and being “a time when [they] open presents, sing songs and enjoy being together. It’s this, not the religious part, that Angie wants to pass on to her kids.”
Angie and the kids picked up pyjamas, gloves, boots, sweaters, stuffed animals and one green plastic alligator in a fancy Parisian boutique. They’ll also play host to Brad Pitt’s family on December 25th.
Normally when an average person does something kind or wins something they get a trophy, a metal, and maybe some money. Angelina Jolie didn’t even win anything but she is so beloved in Cambodia that one religious site in Angkor has been renamed the Angelina Jolie Temple.
Wenn.com had the chance to speak with Rajan Zed, the president of the Universal Society of Hinduism. He tells them that “”It’s a 12th century site called Ta Prohm; it is otherwise known as Old Brahma and was initially named Rajavihara or the royal monastery. Now it’s popularly called the Angelina Jolie Temple.”
Zed also said, “It was said to be the setting for various scenes in the first Tomb Raider film… Local restaurants sell Tomb Raider cocktails and she appears to be the patron saint of Cambodia.”
Jolie’s son Maddock is orgininally from Cambodia so she has a natural affinity for the country. Jolie has been honored by numerous charity organizations for her work in Africa, but having a temple named after her is perhaps her greatest feat.