Cut-from-stone David Beckham will not be posing in his undies with anyone other than his wife, anytime soon. The soccer star denied reports that he would be posing with Angelina Jolie for new Emporio Armani ads. “She’s an amazing person and so is Brad. They’re an incredible couple—got an amazing family. You know she wouldn’t do it and I wouldn’t do it. At the end of the day, I wouldn’t do it because I’m married,” Becks told “Extra.” In the past, Beckham has posed with his wife, Victoria for similar ads, but rejects rumors about doing the same with Jolie. Having just celebrated his 10th wedding anniversary with Vic and knowing Jolie’s husband-snatching past, Beckham has totally taken the right stance on this one. [Extra]
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Natalie Portman has been cast as the female lead in “Thor,” an adaptation of the comic book about the Norse god of thunder. In the film, which will begin shooting next year and hit theaters in May 2010, she’ll play Jane Foster, a nurse who became Thor’s first love. Natalie herself has won the hearts of men of all types with her choice of roles over the years. It seems that with every movie, she captivates another man-genre. With “Thor,” it’s comic book nerds. But who else has become enamored with her? Let’s take a look. Keep reading »
Getting the so-hot-right-now menswear trend right without literally looking like a cross-dresser can be hard. Too often we try to master slouchy and just end up baggy, (a la Katie Holmes bf jeans misfire). Here’s how to rock it and still look like a chick. A really hot chick. Keep reading »
A shooting range, a hunting party, South Central Los Angeles: These are all places you might expect a stray bullet to graze your body. A public bathroom? Not so much. Yet, some poor 53-year-old woman managed to defy the odds and got shot in the leg while innocently relieving herself. Janifer Bliss, from Tampa, FL, was injured when a gun was dropped by the woman in the next stall. Bliss is currently in the hospital for minor treatment, and the state of Florida is considering bringing charges against Debra Monce, 56, who was carrying the concealed gun. No humor in that potty. Okay, maybe just a little. [metro.co.uk] Keep reading »
While hats are known for cleverly covering bald spots, in these Dimetto ads, they’re full on bush blockers. Click after the jump to see the full shebang. Who knows if the Paris unisex haberdasher is sick of making headwear, but they certainly found a way to turn heads! Something tell us that no matter where those hats rest, they look damn good. So ladies, here it is, the fresh lingerie look from Europe—a crotch cap. How do you say “sexy” in French? [Copyranter]
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Have you spent far too much time checking out street style sites like The Sartorialist, angstily wondering why it’s that girl and not you mugging for Scott Schuman’s famous lens? If so, the time has come to ditch the voyeur role and become the stalked. Style blog Refinery 29 has put together a handy dandy table to show you exactly how. With helpful tips like “pile on” expensive accessories, smoke a cigarette in Soho or ride a vintage bike, it’s your one stop shop on the road to internet fashion fame.
Not really into all the effort but want to be momentarily e-famous nonetheless? There are a couple of shortcut options: being “model pretty” or an old, rich European man. Easy, right? Check out the full chart here. Keep reading »
Reader Abby saw this stenciled graffiti all over Paris last summer.
Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send your pic to firstname.lastname@example.org. Keep reading »
Want to make a cheap, easy, and delicious dessert? Crêpes, the traditional French pancakes, are perfect to impress your dinner guests. But before we begin, a little lesson in pronunciation. The e in the word is said like eh: krehps. If you can get a bit of a throaty roll on the r. It’s not craypes. Nor is it craps. Let’s hope your dish doesn’t end up tasting like the latter.
After the jump, a recipe, plus ideas for fun fillings both savory and sweet! Keep reading »