Reese Witherspoon is one of the Hollywood elite I could actually see myself going shopping with. She’s so talented, but seems very down-to-earth, grounded, sweet. Maybe that’s why ever since her marriage to Ryan Phillipe fell apart, I’ve been rooting for her to find happiness. Well, it seems she has, with new hubby Jim Toth … a guy who at one time, she could have never seen herself ending up with, believe it or not!
The actress talked to ELLE recently and said, “[Jim] really surprised me. You don’t know who you’re going to end up with. When I was 20, if you’d asked me … I wouldn’t have said Jim.” Super important lesson right there for all the single ladies! Read more…
Everything we learn about model/TV presenter/Madewell designer Alexa Chung just makes us like her more. Take the story she told Jimmy Fallon about her DJ skills. Alexa admitted that she doesn’t so much DJ as burn a couple of CDs with her favorite songs and then pretend to be confidently mixing the songs. And if that fails, she just pretends to walk down an imaginary set of stairs. [Fashionista]
“There’s this strange thing that’s happened over the last 25 or 30 years where there’s this decision being made that women aren’t able to carry the box office. Now, ‘Bridesmaids’ has proved that to be bullshit, and ‘The Help’ has proven it to be bullshit. But it’s much harder to get a film with a woman lead made. When a man hits 40 is when roles just begin to happen. And for women it doesn’t happen. I find that to be a very concerning issue.”
– George Clooney continues to do what he does second best (after acting) in the new issue of Entertainment Weekly – making women swoon. Clooney sounds a little bit like a politician to me here — while he very well may be quite concerned about the status of women in Hollywood, it also sounds like he’s pandering a bit to a sizable portion of his fan base. Prove me wrong, George! I know — why doesn’t he step behind the camera again (his third biggest talent, as displayed in the well-done “Ides of March”) and direct a female lead himself? Another movie with Tilda Swinton, perhaps? Or Vera Farmiga? Or Helen Mirren? That would be rad. Just a thought. [Entertainment Weekly]
All Chelsea Gill wants to do is go out with her dream guy Jason Segel for one drink. So she wrote “The Muppets” star a cute little song with the offer, and posted it on YouTube. Jason somehow saw her quirky video and is reportedly considering saying yes. “My favorite thing, maybe ever,” he Tweeted Wednesday night. “I am in awe. Response on the way. I’m gonna need a couple days on this one.” Don’t think too long, Jason — somebody else might snatch Chelsea up. [YouTube]