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If Cameron Diaz is 5’9″, and Tom Cruise is 5’7″, and Diaz is wearing two-inch, if not three-inch heels in this photograph of the two on the red carpet at the London premiere of their new movie “Knight and Day,” how is it possible that these two are gazing into one another’s eyes? He’s got a bit of a heel, but not that much. Amelia says: “Lifts.” What do you think? [London, 7/22/10] Keep reading »
Meghan McCain and Courtney Love. Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg. Elton John and Eminem. We’re always surprised by the unlikely pairings of celebrities that become friends. But this one is just too bizarre. Guess whom Mel Gibson has supposedly been reaching out to, to talk about all the drama with Oksana, his concern over losing custody of his daughter, and his fears that his career is dunzo? Britney Spears. Keep reading »
It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing today. After the jump, we hear from “Needs New Friends,” who had lost friends in her breakup and didn’t know how to make new ones or transition well into her new single life. After the jump, find how how she’s doing now six months later. Keep reading »
“Ramona and Beezus” opens today, and even though I loved the Ramona books, I’m feeling apprehensive. Ramona came in second only to Nancy Drew for me when I was a kid, and I tore through all seven books in the series in rapid succession. (An eighth book was released in 1999, but I’ve never checked that one out.) I loved Ramona for being a tomboy who tells it like it is, who isn’t afraid to get dirty, and who regularly exercises her out-there imagination. I loved that she butted heads with her too-sensible, too popularity-focused big sister, Beezus. And I guess that’s what has me nervous here. From the previews, it looks like these two get along way, way too well. Aren’t they supposed to be at odds until those special moments when (a) they realize the other is truly hurting and come together or (b) are trying to pull a fast one on their parents?
I guess the other issue here is that I loved the television version of “Ramona,” starring a very young Sarah Polley. Keep reading »