“Film can be exciting, but more often, it’s tedious. The celebrity aspect is nothing short of ridiculous, and auditioning is brutal and dehumanizing. Every time I see a pretty young girl on the subway reading sides for an audition, my only thought is, ‘Man, am I glad I’m not doing that anymore.’ I never feel nostalgia, just relief.”
–Mara Wilson, star of “Matilda,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “Miracle on 34th Street,” and every other ’90s movie that required a cute, precocious little girl, explains in a recent blog post why she stopped acting in movies and doesn’t miss it. The 24-year-old NYU grad is now working as a playwright and loves connecting with the audience and “living a live moment onstage.” You go, girl. [via Huffington Post]
Happy birthday, Rosie! The gorgeous English model turns 25 today, and she has plenty of reasons to celebrate. Rosie was a relative unknown until 2008, when she scored her big break by way of the opportunity of a lifetime: Burberry’s chief creative director, Christopher Bailey, chose the Victoria’s Secret catalogue model to replace Agyness Deyn in the British fashion house’s fall/winter ad campaign. It was all uphill from then on, with a British Vogue cover following shortly thereafter. Now Rosie is practically a household name, nearly as ubiquitous a model as her VS Angel counterparts Alessandra Ambrosio or Adriana Lima, and it shouldn’t take any more than a look at her to fathom what makes her a star (here’s a hint: it’s not ”Transformers”). Her intimidating beauty and leggy stature is offset by a quiet British modesty and sense of propriety, not to mention a standout dress sense. Rosie doesn’t do it all on her own, so let’s give credit where credit is due — Cher Coulter, the stylist also behind Kate Bosworth, Elizabeth Olsen, and Sienna Miller, to name a few, is the one responsible for Rosie’s elegant, casual, always impeccable look. Yeah, I want Cher to be my stylist, too! Check out my picks for Rosie’s ten best red carpet looks (disregarding the fact that this girl looks good in literally anything and everything) in the gallery above.
Legendary radio and television host Dick Clark died from a massive heart attack this morning, TMZ reports exclusively.
He was 82 years old. Details surrounding his death are unclear, but Clark had suffered a significant stroke in 2004 — forcing him to retire from his hosting gig at “New Years’ Rockin’ Eve,” which he created in 1972. Ryan Seacrest took over in 2006. Dick has co-hosted the show ever since. Read more…
Eliza Dushku — who earned a permanent spot on my favorite actresses list with her sassy role in “Bring It On” – showed up to the premiere of a new Bob Marley documentary rocking a colorful plaid bustier and dark denim flares. At first I was a little perplexed by this outfit, but after staring at it for awhile I actually think it comes together nicely. I love the long, layered necklace, the vintage vibe of the brown leather belt, and the flash of midriff. It’s definitely a unique look, which is always nice to see. What do you guys think of Eliza’s outfit? Love it or leave it?