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Elizabeth Taylor Had Extra Eyelashes

Long before Latisse or any of the other eyelash lengthening potions were developed, Elizabeth Taylor rocked extra-long, extra-thick lashes. And now, just weeks after her death, the truth behind her lush lashes has been revealed: Taylor was born with distichiasis–or double rows of eyelashes. Thankfully, the mutation had few negative effects — though in some…

Julie Gerstein / March 30, 2011

In Death, Elizabeth Taylor Reveals James Dean’s Dark Secret

Elizabeth Taylor knew a painful secret about close friend James Dean—but, in a 1997 interview with Kevin Sessums, she asked the journalist not to reveal it until after her death. In a column for the Daily Beast, Sessums recalls that interview for POZ, a magazine dedicated to AIDS activism. “I loved Jimmy,” she said of…

Newser / March 26, 2011

Elizabeth Taylor Fashionably Late To Own Funeral, Did Last Interview With Kim Kardashian

At Elizabeth Taylor’s funeral yesterday, the proceedings began exactly 15 minutes late. On purpose—this was one of Elizabeth’s final requests. “She even wanted to be late for her own funeral,” a spokesperson explained. Considering her renown, the ceremony was small and limited to friends and family. Apparently, Colin Farrell gave a reading. Then Elizabeth wa…

Required Liz Taylor Reading

In 1946, at the age of 14, Elizabeth Taylor wrote and illustrated Nibbles and Me, a memoir about her adventures with her pet chipmunk, Nibbles. She and Nibbles were practically inseparable during the shooting of “National Velvet.” A girl and her chipmunk. A must read. [Hug Party]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 24, 2011

10 Reasons Elizabeth Taylor Rocked

Back in 1990, Elizabeth Taylor came close to dying from pneumonia. Twenty-one years and many health scares later, it feels so surreal that the iconic actress is actually gone. For many of us, it’s affecting news and not just because she was in too many amazing movies to count—but because she was so herself.

How To Get Elizabeth Taylor’s Beauty Look

Elizabeth Taylor is, of course, famous for her acting career, numerous marriages, charity work, and love of diamonds, but she was also known for her classic beauty look. She often highlighted her natural beauty with a dazzling red pout, but her violet eyes always took center stage with the help of bold brows and expertly…

Annika Harris / March 23, 2011

R.I.P. Elizabeth Taylor

Very sad news out of Hollywood this morning. Legendary actress and humanitarian, Elizabeth Taylor, has died at the age of 79. Best known for her roles in movies like “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” “BUtterfield 8,” and “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”, Taylor also spent the last 30 years of her life raising money…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 23, 2011

Kim Kardashian Is No Kleopatra

Kim Kardashian attempts to channel (and interview) her idol, Elizabeth Taylor , in Harper’s Bazaar with a, ahem, Kleopatra photo spread. “What if I want to go on a date with someone in New York, and then I come home to L.A. and I go on a date? I could have slept with none of…

Ami Angelowicz / February 10, 2011

Richard Burton’s Love Letters To Liz Taylor Released — Do You Have A Love You Pine Away For?

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton had one of those great, epic love affairs that spanned decades. Yes, she had many, many grooms, but I think the fact that Richard was her groom twice qualifies him as the most important man in her life. (Well, with the exception of Michael Jackson, maybe.) Their relationship was tumultuous,…

Ami Angelowicz / June 2, 2010

Quickies: Elizabeth Taylor Is Marrying Again & ScarJo As Courtney Love

Elizabeth Taylor will marry for the ninth time. [Us Weekly]
Brandon Davis, who branded Lindsay Lohan a “fire crotch,” has called his ex, Mischa Barton, a “hefer.” [HuffPo]
Ice-T told Aimee Mann to eat a “hot bowl of D**ks!” What, as opposed to a cold one? [Buzzfeed]
Guess what? “Hitting that” won’t lead to commitment.

Annika Harris / April 9, 2010

7 Must-Have Fashion Items, According To Elizabeth Taylor

Fashion trends may come and go, but true style is eternal. Just ask Elizabeth Taylor, who recently sat down to talk style with out friends at Stylelist. Take lessons from her, darlings, because she certainly knows what she’s talking about. “I don’t follow the dictates of fashion,” she said.” “I stay true to my ow…

Bianca Posterli / December 16, 2009

Poor Babies: Celebrities Who Tweet From Their Sick Beds!

Tori Spelling has been in and out of the hospital all week, complaining of severe abdominal pain. Apparently, seeking treatment has brought no relief, or even a conclusive diagnosis. I know this because her husband, Dean McDermott, has been keeping me posted 140 alphanumeric characters at a time. Tweeting about going to the hospital seem…

Jessica Goldberg / October 3, 2009

Big, Big Love: One Man, 86 Wives

While three sister wives may seem like one big, happy family on Big Love, try having 86! Mohammed Bello Abubakar, an 84-year-old Muslim preacher in Nigeria, has married more women than years he’s been alive and most of his wives are, surprisingly, in their twenties. Can you imagine trying to feed the 170 children he&#8217…

Simcha / August 11, 2008

Bono Isn’t The Only Famous Godparent

By now you’ve probably heard that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have asked Bono to be godfather to their twins Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline. And that Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and Pete Wentz are considering John Mayer for godfather of their unborn child. I’ve never really thought about famous godparents probably because I’ve never really had…

Annika Harris / August 1, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Beijing’s Fashion Dress Code And Problems With Being Single

Beijing residents got a style guide covering what to where during the Olympics. Not allowed: white socks with black leather shoes, and wearing pajamas to visit neighbors. [AP via The Huffington Post]
Being single in your 40s might cause you to develop cognitive impairment. [AJC]…

Catherine Strawn / August 1, 2008

Quote Of The Day: Liz Taylor Has The Support Of Her White Diamonds

“Ms. Taylor is fine. Her hospital visit was precautionary. She will be returning home shortly. At present, she is surrounded by family, friends and fabulous jewels.” — Official statement regarding Elizabeth Taylor’s health…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 1, 2008

Elizabeth Taylor’s 10 Greatest Films, Three Most Glamorous Perfume Commercials

Today, some sad news, if you consider The National Enquirer a reputable source. According to the tabloid, Elizabeth Taylor was put on life support and is in very grave condition. While our fingers are crossed that Liz pulls through (she’s cheated death before!), we’ve pulled together a list of her films that you…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 31, 2008
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