Queen Latifah has possessed a powerful image since the 1980s. Who can forget the impact of a female MC donning queen-like garb — leather Africa medallions, Nefertiti-esque hats, and other Afro-centric attire? But, still, we would never argue that she’s a fashion icon. So we’re kind of surprised she, too, has a lifestyle brand with HSN. Literally every celebrity has a fashion or lifestyle collection, causing our heads to spin around and question what it means to be an actual fashion designer. Keep reading »
“When we first meet Oz, he’s a carnival showman, a magician. He’s kind of a cad. He’s a bit of a lothario, a seducer … In Oz he’s allowed a second chance.”
—James Franco talks about his character in “Oz: The Great and Powerful” the “Wizard of Oz” prequel that will explain how the wizard got to Oz in the first place. Director Sam Raimi, along with Franco, hosted a first look at the movie at Disney’s D23 fan gathering, even though it just started shooting and isn’t scheduled for release until 2013. Hmm, judging from his description, seems like James might just be the perfect fit for the role. [EW]
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Sometimes it’s confusing to be a celebrity child. The whole world is watching you, photogs are snapping your every move, and bloggers are waiting for you to say something lame. All things considered, Frances Bean Cobain
seems to have emerged from Courtney Love
‘s house as normal as possible, not to mention gorgeous. But who will she become now that she’s all grown up? Will she be a starlet, a power-hungry leader, a bad girl, or a princess? She explores some possible personas in a new Harper’s Bazaar
photo spread. In it, she channels icons Evita Peron, Rizzo from “Grease”, and Belle from “Beauty and the Beast.” Duh, Rizzo seems to suit her the best. [Harper’s Bazaar
After the jump, more celebrities who took on other iconic identities for photo shoots.
Courtney Stodden, 16, and her husband Doug Hutchison, 51, are thoroughly enjoying their 15 minutes of fame. So, naturally they are trying to extend it. Everyone’s favorite couple with a 35-year age difference revealed on “The Morning Show” in Australia that they would like a television show. “We’ve been seduced by a lot of producers wanting to do a reality TV show and we’re in negotiations right now with a very prominent producer and we’re talking about the possibility of bringing it to network,” Doug said.
His wife interjected, “It’s going to be a show like no other.”
Whatever will it be? After the jump, 8 ideas for the couple—some reality, some drama. Keep reading »