“I committed to this program with the understanding that people would have their own opinions about what I have done, who I am and what I represent. I am an actor. I am an artist. I am a daughter. I am a sister. I am a partner. I have a past that some people may not agree with, but it does not define who I am… I believe in the future of our children, and I will remain an active supporter and participant in education-focused initiatives.”
– Sasha Grey defends herself against those who were outraged that a former porn star read to first and third grade students at an elementary school in Compton as part of Read Across America Day. I applaud her for being passionate about such an important issue and for giving this classy response to those who believe they are in a position to judge her. Bravo! [TMZ]
Lining the walls of the MTV Voices Dinner were a collection of classic portraits reimagined with celebrity faces. Beyonce was cast as Queen Elizabeth I. We should probably expect the neck ruffle to make a comeback any second now. And Eminem wasn’t looking half bad as a decorated nobleman. I’ve always wanted to see him in epithets. Other portraits included Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez as a pair of Thomas Gainsborough masterpieces (no Mariah Yeater portrait was to be found), Katy Perry, and Lady Gaga. These would be perfect to hang in my salon … if I had one. [MTV]
“Immortals” hit theaters today, and in addition to excess male eye-candy and a lackluster plotline, we get to see Freida Pinto’s booty in a steamy scene with Henry Cavill … or at least what appears to be her booty. “It was a butt double. I’m relieved I don’t have to deal with that issue,” she told E! Online. [Just Jared]
Pinto is not alone, be it by choice of morals or vanity, famous stars have opted for body doubles in nude scenes for years. Find out which glorified forms aren’t as authentic as they appear to be.
Kim Zolciak can officially join the ranks of the “Real Housewives” — the buxom blond is now a married woman! The star of Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” 34, wed Atlanta Falcons defensive end Kroy Biermann, 26, on Friday in the backyard of her Atlanta home.
Kim wore a bustier dress (naturally) covered in Swarovski crystals. She and her bridal party donned custom jewelry by Michael Raven.
“This has been the happiest day of my life,” Kim told Life & Style, who first reported the union. “It’s been perfect. It’s been a dream come true.” Read more…