For those of you who think country music isn’t for you, here are 13 reasons you need to stop what you’re doing and try it. From country vet Tim McGraw to newcomers like Sam Hunt, country music has some of the sexiest men on the planet who can rock the hell out of a cowboy hat, wear boots with the best of them and look damn good in a tight t-shirt. Oh, and they can sing. See which hot cowboys made our top 13 and prepare to be converted, my friends.
According to an article in the Daily Mail, a 17-year-old fan attending a raucous Keith Urban concert in Mansfield, MA, [UPDATE: Previously said UK, sorry!] was raped in full view of hundreds of fans by an 18-year-old named Sean Murphy. Multiple onlookers took video of the assault on their cellphones. According to the police report, Murphy was only apprehended and charged after a female witness told the police that she believed someone had been raped. The witness apparently pushed Murphy off of the victim and asked the victim if the sex had been consensual, to which the victim replied, “No.” Keep reading »
“I’m very country at heart. I have a real desire to be outdoors, a desire for simplicity — a slightly slower, relaxed approach to life. A community, not a big-city feel. That’s what I grew up with, and it’s what I prefer.”
–Nicole Kidman talks about her laid-back life in Nashville in this month’s InStyle cover story, and as a Music City resident, I enthusiastically co-sign her statements (for the record, I still haven’t run into her at Whole Foods, and I’m still really sad about it). She also confirmed widespread suspicions that her hubby, country star Keith Urban, is the most romantic man in the world: “For every single night he’s away, he leaves me a love letter,” she says. “Every single night of our relationship.” Damn, Keith, way to raise the bar for every other guy, especially the week of Valentine’s Day. [InStyle]
“I remember thinking, Oh, my God, if you ever gave me a man like that, I promise I would be completely devoted for the rest of my life. Something that wild. I remembered praying after I met him that I’d meet somebody, if not him, like him.”
– Nicole Kidman just raves about husband Keith Urban in the new issue of Harper’s Bazaar. She also says that she would choose great love that “lasts a lifetime” over an amazing career where you “go down in history” (me too!). And what would she tell her 20-year-old self? “That you’re going to meet the love of your life. My whole thing, my whole thrust in life, was hoping I would.” Tom Cruise, who? [Just Jared] Keep reading »
At the Grammys last night, most of the ladies in attendance kept it real. Rihanna looked like a gorgeous, badass swan; Beyonce had all sorts of elegant booty all over the place; hell, even Pink turned up looking like a classy broad, ballgown and all. We wish we could say that the men in attendance were similarly impressive in the sartorial sense. Keep reading »