“We were [at the shelter] for three hours. I was almost walking out with three puppies. That’s why we named her Sophie, because it was [like] ‘Sophie’s Choice.’ I was crying – it was so hard. … Sophie came right up to us. That was sort of a big indicator – they choose you.”
– Jennifer Aniston tells Jay Leno how she and Justin Theroux came to adopt their pit bull mix puppy and name her Sophie. Oh, as someone who is very pro dog adoption, this quote warms my heart! Jennifer is so right — pets do choose you. I remember the day I adopted Lucca (above right) like it was yesterday. My then-boyfriend and I stopped by a mobile adoption event with the intention of just looking, but immediately my eyes were drawn to a small little honey-colored nugget staring at me with sweet, worried eyes and a big open smile. It was love at first sight. She sat on my lap and hasn’t left it since. [People]
Half of Hollywood had the right idea last night — instead of going to the boring ol’ Academy Awards, they went to the Vanity Fair party early and whooped it up. Click on to see who was there — hint: everyone! (Okay, now we’re done with the Oscar red carpet slideshows. Phew!)
There were surprisingly few misses at last night’s Academy Awards, and celebs shined from the tops of their heads down to their toes. A lot of ladies debuted new hairstyles — and there was a surprising number of shorter ‘dos on the red carpet. Is this a new Hollywood trend? Just when I’m growing my hair out again? (Of course.) Keep clicking to check out all the hairstyles we loved!
The funniest thing about Angelina Jolie’s thigh’s big display at the Academy Awards last night is that even she was acting like it was the first time the world was seeing it. I swear, it even had its own sound effect. Every time she thrust it out, I heard “Kah-BLAM!” But seriously, folks, Angelina is always showing one of her thighs. Here is a brief history of her favorite appendage on the red carpet — with sound effects.
“There hasn’t been any occasion that I felt brave enough to do it. … I feel very powerful, I really do. I feel more powerful every day, more secure in who I am, and I’ve waited so long for that … It feels so divine.”
– Viola Davis at the Essence Black Women In Hollywood event last week (left), where she rocked her natural hair, looked great and felt powerful doing it! I’m psyched that she felt brave enough to go natural at the Oscars (right), too. [Essence]
So, the Oscars last night were kinda weird, right? Billy Crystal’s hosting definitely wasn’t as cringe-worthy as Anne Hathaway and James Franco last year, but the whole show seemed a little off. There was an awkward vibe throughout the ceremony, and a few moments that were straight-up confusing. Here’s a list of the top 10 most “WTF?!” moments at the ceremony this year. Keep reading »