The only person who could possible rival Coco in the “staged photoshoot” arena is Courtney Stodden, who performed her version of a strenuous tennis match in front of the cameras. Here’s one shot and you can see the rest over at Celebuzz, each more ridiculous than the last. [Photo: Coleman-Rayner]
It can be tough to find meaty, interesting roles for women in Hollywood, which is why WIGS — tagline: “where it gets interesting” — is such a breath of fresh air. The YouTube channel created by Jon Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia has enlisted a bunch of mega talented actresses to star in a bunch of short films and/or web series, each telling the story of a strong, compelling woman. Filmmakers involved include Ami Mann, Lesli Linka Glatter, Marta Kauffman, Amy Lippman and Betty Thomas. So who are some of these women who have starred or are starring on WIGS? Let’s find out… [YouTube: WIGS]
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This morning, we met Mugly the Chinese Crested, the pooch who won the World’s Ugliest Dog contest for the second time in his ugly life. And somehow, some way, Kathie Lee Gifford managed to make a conversation about Mugly into a conversation about Kathie Lee, specifically how one day she expects “things” to grow out of her face. Yum.
I don’t know about you guys, but if I was going to the premiere of a movie starring as many totally pretty guys as “Magic Mike” features, I’d try extra hard to look really good. But it seems like the vast majority of women who attended the “Magic Mike” red carpet premiere over the weekend didn’t really bother. Maybe they thought they just couldn’t compete against the gorgeousness of Channing Tatum and (ugh) Alex Pettyfer. Fair enough.
Check out their less than stellar sartorial offerings above!
Inveterate bikini model and Florida girl Kate Upton was shot for this month’s Vogue (the one with Emma Stone on the cover) in actual clothes. And as she is wont to tell you, it was a very strange experience. “I’m from Florida, where your whole wardrobe is flip-flops, cutoffs and bikinis,” said Upton of the experience. Anna Wintour’s magazine set her up in a Joseph Altuzarra coat and Michael Kors boots, fully covering her swimsuit-ready frame. What do you think? Can Upton make the transition from bikini babe to couture cool? [NY Post]
Acting, singing, cookbooks, GOOP: It sometimes seems that Gwyneth Paltrow really can do it all. But on this week’s ”In Conversation with Amanda de Cadenet,” the mom-of-two reveals that she sometimes struggles with motherhood just as much as anyone else.
“When I’m tired, when my chips are down – that’s when I don’t parent the way that I want to parent. I can get impatient and at the end of my rope and just threadbare. And I hate that and I hate feeling out of control, even if I’m just saying, “That’s enough!”… It’s not the way that I would aspire to be,” Gwyneth, who is mom to kids Apple and Moses, admits. Read more…