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Iran Freaks Out Over Actress’ Kiss On The Cheek At Cannes

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  • Iranian actress Leila Hatami got a kiss on the cheek from Gilles Jacob, the president of the Cannes Film Festival, and all hell broke loose. Iran’s deputy minister of culture and Islamic guidance chastised Hatami, saying that the Iranian woman should be “a symbol of chastity and innocence.” [The National AE]
  • Louisiana’s state legislature advanced a bill yesterday that would require doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, which would force three of the state’s five abortion clinics to close. [New York Times] Keep reading »

9 Photos Of Ryan Gosling Looking Hot Promoting “Lost River” At Cannes

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Do I really need a reason to post this many photos of Ryan Gosling standing at the press call for his directorial debut, “Lost River,” at the Cannes Film Festival? Dude is like a comet, I can’t be sure when I’m going to see his gorgeous face and muscular arms again, considering he’s been off the grid for awhile now. I need to bask in these Gosling moments, because they are fleeting. I’m sure you understand and support this. Right? BTW, the cast of “Lost River” was there with him — including Christina Hendricks and Matt Smith — but Eva Mendes, his maybe-girlfriend who’s also in the movie, was nowhere to be found. WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?! [Photos: Getty Images]

The 22 Most Glamorous Stars At The 2014 Cannes Film Festival

Someday when I am rich and famous, I am going to go to the Cannes Film Festival in the south of France and I am going to drink champagne 24/7 and get caviar facials and ride to every premiere at the helm of a yacht, dressed in finery like these 22 fashionable women…

Salma Hayek Draws Attention To #BringBackOurGirls At The Cannes Film Festival

Salma Hayek Draws Attention To #BringBackOurGirls At The Cannes Film Festival
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I personally really appreciate it when celebrities use their fame to draw attention to important issues, so props to Salma Hayek for using her time on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival to remind everyone that 200+ kidnapped Nigerian school girls are still missing[Photo: Getty Images]

Creepy Cannes Journalist “Pranks” America Ferrera On The Red Carpet

Creepy Cannes Journalist "Pranks" America Ferrera On The Red Carpet

Ukrainian “journalist” Vitalii Sediuk is at it again. The somewhat notorious prankster — who perhaps most famously planted a kiss on Will Smith at the premiere of “Men In Black 3″ in 2012 — managed to make it onto the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival premiere of “How To Train Your Dragon 2″ and dove headfirst under actress America Ferrera’s white gown as she and her costars posed for photographers. As he was wrestled away by security, Sediuk grabbed onto Ferrera’s foot, clearly catching her off guard. Keep reading »

Where Are All The Women Directors At Cannes? An Infographic Shows Just How Bad It Is

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The Cannes Film Festival begins today in France. Movie stars along the French Riviera sounds lovely, of course. But Cannes, and every other film festival, is always a reminder of women director’s underrepresentation in the movie business. In the past decade at Cannes, there have been several years when ZERO female directors have had a feature film screened — and that’s in pools of, like, 22 competing films. Keep reading »

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