Posts tagged "bridesmaids"

Dear Wendy: “Being A Bridesmaid Is Breaking My Budget!”

A friend of mine from high school asked me in December to be one of her bridesmaids in her July wedding. I was surprised she asked me, particularly because while we were close in our teens, she was usually too busy with her now-fiance´ to catch up or respond to me when I was visiting…
By: Wendy Atterberry / October 18, 2011

The “Bridesmaids” Sex Tape Is All Kinds Of Wrong

Was there ever any doubt that Melissa McCarthy goes there and then goes 100 paces farther? Add the "Bridesmaids" sex tape as another piece evidence in the case for her complete fearlessness in the pursuit of being funny. The  "sex tape" between her character Megan and Air Marshall Jon is all kinds of…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 7, 2011

“Farts Are Not A Solid”: The “Bridesmaids” Bonus Scene

The Kwanzaa fairy came early this year: there's a 10-minute-long "Bridesmaids" outtake! It's packed with the most obscure insults to ever pour forth from Kristen Wiig's brain during that scene where she fights with a snotty teenaged girl in the jewelry shop. You could either watch it here ... or grab yourself the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 28, 2011

10 Things You Need For The Perfect Girls’ Night In

Oh, happy day! "Bridesmaids" -- you know, the number one female-centric comedy ever -- is out on DVD and Blu-Ray today. In honor of the film, we're thinking about what makes for the perfect girls' night in. Here are 10 essential elements -- and remember … no boys allowed!
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 20, 2011

Let’s All Toast To A “Bridesmaids” Parody Porn

You haven't made it until you've gotten a parody porn —that's how we know "Bridesmaids" is a smashing success! Next time your boss isn't looking, check out this "Bridesmaids" parody porn trailer. There's girl-on-girl kissing. There's a terrible Irish accent. And there's really, really, really bad acting. Congratulations, Kristen Wiig, you're a star!
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 12, 2011

Are White Bridesmaid Dresses A Thing Now?

A few years back, one of my friends was having a hard time with the fact that her younger sister was getting married. She felt self-conscious about being dateless to the big event, and so anguished about buying a hot dress to wear. When she emailed me a photo of a dress she finally…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 23, 2011

Infographic: What Your Bridesmaids’ Dress Color Says About You

Kim Kardashian is getting hitched this weekend, and her family isn't telling us too much about how things we'll be going down. Mom Kris Jenner tells us that Kim is cool as a cucumber. Luckily, Khloe Kardashian let a little more slip. She divulged that (gasp!) Kim's bridesmaids will be wearing (ZOMG!)…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 18, 2011

Elizabeth Banks On The Over-The-Top Female Comedy She Wrote Before “Bridesmaids”

"The studio execs were like, ‘People don’t want to see girls [in the bathroom].’ And I was like, ‘I’m writing from experience! You go to a club and you have to wait in a huge line, so people double up. And, yes, you think you’re only going to take a little pee, but sometimes some…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 3, 2011

Melissa McCarthy’s “Bridesmaids” Character Was Inspired By Guy Fieri

"I read the script and had such a weird, fast reaction to Megan. I knew exactly what I wanted her to look like, to sound like, and I got an intense feeling of 'I like her so much! This will never work out!' For the audition, I wore no makeup and a bad pant. Once…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 18, 2011

What’s Up Next For Kristen Wiig?

It's exciting to see that, in a post-"Bridesmaids" world, Kristen Wiig is starting to get major clout in Hollywood. For years, she has apparently wanted to do a movie called "Imogen," and it has finally been picked up. Written by the husband and wife team behind "American Splendor," Kristen describes "Imogen" as such:…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 13, 2011

“Bridesmaids” Stars Kristen Wiig And Maya Rudolph Can’t Stop Talking About Farting On French TV

There is so much to love about about this French TV interview with "Bridesmaids"' stars Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph. For starters, "Bridesmaids" is called a raunchy comedy, which apparently translates to "les comedies pee-pee, ca-ca coo" or something in French. And then somehow the interview devolves into a discussion about possible film plots i…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 9, 2011

Should Female Friends Be Excluded From Bachelor Parties?

Straight off schooling Robert Pattinson in the art of telling a joke at the MTV Movie Awards this weekend, Reese Witherspoon has announced her newest project and it is, naturally, a comedy. Reese will produce and star in "Who Invited Her?" the tale of a woman who tags along to a…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 8, 2011

Chyna Phillips Wrote “Hold On” To Keep Herself From Becoming A Hollywood Statistic

"When I wrote 'Hold On,' I was 19 years old and was really at a crossroads in my life … I knew that if I didn’t make some really significant changes in my life, I’d end up being another Hollywood statistic. So those words – 'hold on for one more day' – were literally what…
By: Ami Angelowicz / May 29, 2011

Watch Kristen Wigg & John Hamm Have Sex In These NSFW “Bridesmaids” Outtakes

Oh, Jon Hamm. You can scream into my vagina anytime you want. The acoustics are amazing. [Movieline]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 26, 2011

Girl Talk: How Going To Vegas For A Bachelorette Party Made Me Question Everything

As I boarded the plane to Las Vegas, I vowed to keep the judgment to a minimum and the laughter to a maximum. I can endure anything for one weekend, I reasoned, taking comfort in the thought that there was no way my cousin's bachelorette weekend could be as bad as the one in the…
By: Anonymous / May 26, 2011

Melissa McCarthy Reveals The Secret Inspiration For Her “Bridesmaids” Character

By now you've probably heard -- or seen for yourself -- that "Bridesmaids" is totally hilarious and Melissa McCarthy, who plays tomboyish and frisky Megan, is clearly the breakout star of the film. On last night's "Conan," she revealed the celebrity inspiration for her character: None other than spiky-haired chef Guy Fieri. "Every scene I…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 25, 2011

8 Bachelorette And Bridesmaid Traditions We’d Be Glad To See Go

Spring is in the air, peonies are in season, and bank accounts are slowly being drained ... it can mean only one thing -- wedding season has arrived! I'm attending a wedding this weekend in Napa and am quite excited for all the festivities -- seeing old friends, drinking wine, eating yummy food, hearing…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 25, 2011

And The Prize Goes To … The Perfect Ladies’ Night Out!

A little over a week ago, to celebrate the hilarious lady-centric movie "Bridesmaids," I asked you to share your ideal ladies' night out scenario -- the commenter with the most entertaining and unique answer would win a "Bridesmaids" Survival Kit and a $100 Cash Card. Though all of your ideas sound like a…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 17, 2011

Maya Rudolph Had To Throw A Bachelorette Party Without The Bachelorette

"My girlfriend was getting married and we were all about to go to Mexico. We had this whole trip planned; we all put money in for the place, the airplane, everything. My girlfriend got so sick that she was on antibiotics and was instructed not to fly. The bride couldn't fly. Everything was paid for,…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 16, 2011

“Bridesmaids” Kicks Ass And Takes Names At The Box Office

We can do it, ladies! The Kristen Wiig/Maya Rudolph comedy "Bridesmaids" blew the roof off all expectations, raking in $24.4 million at the box office on opening weekend — the most important barometer in all of Hollywood. While "Thor" came in #1 at the box office this weekend, "Bridesmaids" followed at #2. People who…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 16, 2011