Fifty Shades of Grey has been referred to as “Mommy porn,” so it actually makes sense that mother of six, Angelina Jolie, might be eager to direct the film adaptation of E.L. James‘s popular novel. The steamy trilogy has picked up steam in the last two months and it seems anyone and everyone is reading the books, which tell the story of Ana Steele and Christian Grey’s kinky relationship. Hollywood has also been buzzing with industry predictions on who will win the coveted roles that are sure to send a few careersskyrocketing. Read more…
Angelina Jolie may just be the best gift-giver in Hollywood. Last year, she gave fiance and baby daddy Brad Pitt a freaking waterfall for Christmas. It had never occurred to me to want a waterfall before, but now I do. I’m not sure how much a waterfall costs, but I imagine it costs less than the $1.6 millllllion Jolie just spent on a helicopter she gave Pitt for no other reason than being hot and awesome and hers. I wonder what she’ll give him next? A private island? His own space shuttle? His own planet? [Newser]
Celebrities are famous for their lavish spending habits. When it comes to holidays and birthdays, most of them — like Jolie — spare no expense for their famous friends and loved ones. From Mediterranean cruise tickets to a Rolls-Royce Phantom, here’s a glimpse at the other luxurious gifts that celebrities have showered upon their friends, family, and employees.
Billy Bob Thornton takes the blame for the failure of his marriage to Angelina Jolie in a new “Nightline” interview. “I blew it because I didn’t think I was good enough for her. She has one way she wanted to live her life and I had another way to live mine and I was just too insecure,” he says. “I did feel like the Phantom of the Opera hiding in the catacombs. People have actually said that I didn’t deserve to be with her.” Read more …
Angelina Jolie stepped out for the first time since announcing her engagement yesterday — where her smile was almost as big as her ring!
The actress was spotted at the Roosevelt Hotel, where she had a huge grin across her face as she waved to photographers and fans while leaving. And Jolie didn’t even try to hide her new diamond sparkler, which Brad Pitt took over a year to design with jeweler Robert Procop. Read more…
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie surprised everyone by announcing their engagement — and now, we’re finally getting a clear shot at her giant new ring! In a just-released photo also taken at the LACMA last week, Jolie is seen wearing the huge sparkler on her ring finger. The gorgeous piece was designed by Pitt with jeweler Robert Procop … and we’ve gotta say, they did a great job! Read more and see a close-up photo!
Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!! That is all. [Us Weekly]
Well, not quite. Pitt’s manager, Cynthia Pett-Dante, has confirmed the engagement, telling People, “Yes, it’s confirmed. It is a promise for the future and their kids are very happy. There’s no date set at this time.” [People]
Check out the ring here.
Meanwhile, I am still single, if you were wondering.