Nowadays, things have been looking up for Jennifer Aniston in the love department. She’s been dating Justin Theroux for a little while now, going on vacations and what not, and things seem to be going pretty good for the both of them.
Of course, about six years ago, in the midst of discovering her husband of five years had been cheating on her and then hearing him explain he loved someone else, Jen was likely singing a different tune. And quite honestly, we’d love to leave this sad story in the past where it belongs, but some new insider scoop means we must momentarily dive back into the thick turbulence of yesteryear. Keep reading »
I stumbled across this Angelina Jolie interview in Girlfriends Magazine circa 1997, back when she was married to Jonny Lee Miller and was doing press for the movie “Foxfire.” I found a bit that was oddly prophetic:
Girlfriends: You husband [Jonny] has been described as Britain’s Brad Pitt. Is that a fair assessment?
Jolie: [Laughter] I don’t know Brad Pitt, but that’s certainly not how I treat him.
Oh, the irony! Keep reading »
Remember when Angelina Jolie finally responded to the rumors that she and Brad Pitt had an affair while he was still married to Jennifer Aniston by saying she would never do such a thing to another woman because she saw her dad do it to her mom? That is one of the oldest and best excuses in the book — “That terrible thing happened to me or someone I love and I would never do that terrible thing to someone else!” — and tends to be pretty believable except when it’s not because, really, you never know what you might do when presented with a tempting but amoral conundrum. (Also, whether Brad and Angelina had a physical affair or not, an emotional affair clearly occurred and is that any better? Legalese!) Keep reading »
“There are no secrets at our house. We tell the kids, ‘Mom and Dad are going off to kiss.’ They go, ‘Eww, gross!’ But we demand it.”
– Brad Pitt on how he and partner Angelina Jolie sneak away from their army of kids in order to get some alone time. I love that “kiss” really means “animalistic sex session” (that’s how Star once described the couple’s sex life, BTW). [USA Today] Keep reading »
We used to be able to count on Brad Pitt for reliably tasteful and appropriate grownup and sexy style. But lately? Lately, as Amelia’s noted to me over IM on numerous occasions, the man is looking like a broke-down grandpa. I take the style to be “East L.A. Low Rider Fanatic” meets “Early-Bird Special Grandpa,” but what do you think? Is Brad’s matchy-matchy Dickies thing cool or kind of over? Keep reading »
Last night, the Cannes Film Festival concluded with the Robert DeNiro-helmed jury handing out the awards for the best movies and acting on display at the festival. And I am sensing a theme: apparently, the jury was all about films that mixed everyday stories with, well, the fate of the universe. The coveted Palme d’Or award—Cannes’ version of Best Picture Oscar—went to “Tree of Life,” the movie which follows a suburban Texas family in the 1950s through two generations (Brad Pitt is the dad, Sean Penn is his son) connecting them to the creation of the world and cosmos. Meanwhile, most people thought Tilda Swinton had the Best Actress award in the bag for “We Need To Talk About Kevin.” But she was upset by Kirsten Dunst, who stars in “Melancholia,” the story of a bride who begins to feel more and more disillusioned while, lightyears away, a planet threatens to collide with Earth. Oddly, both movies prominently feature eclipses in their trailers. Keep reading »