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Jodie Foster: Even Women Studio Execs See Female Directors As A Risk

Jodie Foster is one of the few successful working actress/directors, so she’s the logical person to ask, “Why aren’t there more women directors out there?”

While out promoting her upcoming film “The Beaver,” Foster shrugged off the idea that Hollywood is making a concerted effort to block women from getting behind the camera.

“I don’t think it’s a plot and these guys sat around and said, ‘Let’s keep these women out,’” Foster told the LA Times. “I think it’s like race psychology. When a producer hires a director, you’re hiring away your control completely. When you give that amount of power up, you want them to look like you and talk like you and think like you and it’s scary when they don’t, because what’s gonna happen? I’m gonna hand over $60 million to somebody I don’t know.”

But even when you’re not talking about “the guys” sitting around, Foster says women execs think along the same lines. Read more… Keep reading »

First Look: The Poster For Mel Gibson’s “The Beaver,” Which Will Probably Never Hit The Big Screen

One of the victims of Mel Gibson’s fall from grace after being caught on tape threatening ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva? The Jodie Foster-directed “The Beaver,” which stars the racial slur-shouting actor. The film’s release has been put on indefinite hiatus as a result, but a poster for the film has made it onto the internet. The words written on the index card in Mel’s hand indicate his character is just as looney as he is. [ONTD] Keep reading »

3 Famous Ladies Accused Of Throwing Punches

I feel like we’re in one of those cartoon episodes where the bad guy puts something in the water supply to make everyone angry. Because this morning, in rapid succession, I saw three stories about famous ladies getting aggro. First, the least believable of the stories: A 17-year-old claims that Jodie Foster attacked him in a parking lot in May. Keep reading »

Jodie Foster Will Remain Mel Gibson’s BFF

“The second I met him, I said, ‘I will love [Mel Gibson] for the rest of my life,’ … When you love a friend, you don’t abandon them when they’re struggling … But more importantly, he is and has been a true and loyal friend. I hope I can get him through this dark moment.”

Jodie Foster in the October issue of More magazine. I think Jodie needs a refresher course on the concepts of “toxic friendships” and “dealbreakers.” [Celebitchy] Keep reading »

Quickies: Jodie Foster Accused Of Battery & Natalee Holloway’s Body Could Finally Be Found

  • Step off, Jodie Foster! The actress has been accused of battery by a 17-year-old boy who may have been a paparazzo. Be careful whom you talk to in parking lots. [PopEater]
  • The new season of Oxygen‘s “Dance Your Ass Off” kicks off this Monday. Watch to see the new contestants who will try to dance their way to thinner physiques. [Oxygen]
  • Channel your inner hippie: Tie-dye looks are perfect for summertime, so bust out your groovy gear and wear your colors with peace and pride. [Lemondrop]

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I Wanna Dress Like: Jodie Foster In “Taxi Driver”

Most women don’t want to dress like a 14-year-old prostitute from the ’70s, but Jodie Foster’s look as Iris Steensma in “Taxi Driver” is rather tame and stylish by today’s standards. We’d never condone crop tops, but we love her high-waist short shorts, platform sandals, and big floppy hat. These three outfits totally fit in with the season’s trends and will look effortless on a hot day. Keep reading »

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