For the last few months, as I’ve been trolling paparazzi sites for pics to post, I’ve seen a woman name Rita Ora photographed dozens of times and had no clue who she is. Am I that unhip? I wondered. Yes, probably. Turns out, Rita Ora is a British pop singer who is on the cusp of being huge. With her bleached blonde hair and over-the-top style, she’s sort of Britain’s Rihanna. Here are 10 things to know about her, that way when she does break out in the States, you can be all blase about it.
Last night, Jon Stewart went easy on Robert Pattinson, whose appearance on “The Daily Show” was his first since his ‘Twilight” co-star/girlfriend, Kristen Stewart, was busted publicly cheating on him with director Rupert Sanders. Jokingly (but sweetly) offering him a pint of Ben & Jerry’s, Stewart said that for young people, breaking up sometimes feels “like the would is ending … this is the first time I’ve seen the world react that way.” An awkward situation, graciously handled by both fellows. Clip above!
Model/presenter Alexa Chung was all polka dots and bangs last week’s launch of the W Hotel’s new “Four Stories” Film Series. Chung always looks good, but we especially like how this outfit manages to so chicly combat the mind-blowingly disgusting NYC humidity. After the jump, we give you everything necessary to pull off Chung’s cool look.
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This Friday, fans of of the late Whitney Houston — who passed away suddenly in TK — will get a final chance to see the legendary sing her heart out on screen in “Sparkle.” The movie, which also stars Jordin Sparks, is about three teenage sisters from Harlem who start a girl group in the 1960s. Check out the trailer above. Sing it, Whitney. Keep reading »