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Lady Gaga To Intern For Philip Treacy

Lady Gaga: milliner extraordinaire? Apparently, our favorite Big Monster has signed on for an internship with Philip Treacy, the man behind Princess Beatrice’s famous fascinator and Carrie Bradshaw’s feathered wedding piece. “She plans to [do an internship with me]. She’s already visited me,” Treacy explained. “This is what happened: One Monday morning, four burly bodyguards arrived — Lady Gaga’s security team — to check out the security of the building. I looked at them as if to say, ‘What?! Who is going to take a pot shot at Lady Gaga?’ Anyway, she is young, talented and peculiar — which I like.” Keep reading »

Quickies: Kate Middleton Wears A Maple Leaf Fascinator In Canada & Kate Moss Weds

  • Kate Middleton makes wearing a red maple leaf on her head somehow not look Gaga while visiting Canada. [Celebuzz]
  • Salma Hayek’s husband, the millionaire fashion exec Francois-Henri Pinault, has been outed as the father of Linda Evangelista’s kid. He allegedly hooked up with the supermodel when he and Hayek were “on a break.” Both women have four-year-old children by Pinault. [Gossip Cop]
  • Reese Witherspoon is in talks to play jazz singer Peggy Lee — another singing role! — in a script by Nora Ephron. [New York Post]
  • Fans are flocking to the late Princess Diana’s former homes today, which would have been her 50th birthday. [People]

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Princess Beatrice’s Ridiculous Hat Goes For More Than $130K

You missed your chance! The eBay auction for Princess Beatrice’s crazycakes fascinator sold for more than $130,000. Proceeds from the auction will go to UNICEF and Children in Crisis charities through her Little Bee Initiative, which she set up for the purpose of the auction. Said Beatrice of the sale: “I’ve been amazed by the amount of attention the hat has attracted. It’s a wonderful opportunity to raise as much money as possible for two fantastic charities. I hope the winner of the auction has as much fun with the hat as I have.” No doubt. [The Telegraph] Keep reading »

Some Things You Might Do If You Won Princess Beatrice’s Royal Wedding Hat

Last week, Sarah Ferguson announced on “The Oprah Show” that her daughter Beatrice would be putting her crazy lady octopi fascinator up for sale on eBay, and that proceeds would benefit UNICEF. The auction doesn’t end until May 22, but bids are already up to more than $30,000. So what might one do if you won the famous fascinator? Well, you’re going to want to get a lot of use out of it, obvs. For $30,000, it better do my taxes and clean the litter box. I’ve come up with some creative uses for Beatrice’s hat after the jump. Keep reading »

The Daily Squeeze, SATC Edition: As Big As Bond, Blue Shoes, And Fascinating Fascinators

  • The Sex and the City movie “is already on par with the success of the last Bond film” according to one theater in England. A few American women are as big in England as Bond? Whoa. [The Telegraph, U.K.]
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