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Shia LaBeouf Says Megan Fox Left “Transformers” Because Of Her “Spice Girl Woman’s Empowerment”

“Megan developed this Spice Girl strength, this woman-empowerment that made her feel awkward about her involvement with Michael, who some people think is a very lascivious filmmaker, the way he films women. Mike films women in a way that appeals to a 16-year-old sexuality. It’s summer. It’s Michael’s style. And I think she never got comfortable with it. This is a girl who was taken from complete obscurity and placed in a sex-driven role in front of the whole world and told she was the sexiest woman in America. And she had a hard time accepting it. When Mike would ask her to do specific things, there was no time for fluffy talk. We’re on the run. And the one thing Mike lacks is tact. There’s no time for ‘I would like you to just arch your back 70 degrees.’”

—Yee haw! After being safely hidden away for most of the year, Shia LaBeouf is back on the publicity circuit to talk about “Transformers 3.” Prepare yourself for some crazy with a dash of inappropriate. While he doesn’t sound off here on whether Megan Fox was let go from the franchise or quit, he does explain the problems Megan had with director Michael Bay’s, mainly that he’s a pervy dude who always wants his leading actresses in suggestive positions. But the best part to me is how Shia calls Megan’s discomfort with this “Spice Girl strength, this woman-empowerment.” Vom. [Huffington Post] Keep reading »

Blake Lively Smuggles Sweet Potato Sauce

“I’m always traveling, and I get so excited when I find a new spice or a new sauce. This is absolutely crazy, but I wanted a sauce from New Orleans, and they wouldn’t send it because the FDA didn’t approve it. I called the restaurant and I said, “OK, can you buy a teddy bear and cut it open and put it in and send it?” They’re like, “No, we are not the drug cartel; we’re not sending you your sweet potato sauce in a teddy bear.”

— Chanel spokeswoman and nude photo victim Blake Lively on how far she’s willing to go for her favorite foods. We like her about a million times more already. [Glamour] Keep reading »

Justin Timberlake Says “Friends With Benefits” May Be Your Only Opportunity To See Him Naked

“It was fun, but I can’t say I’m going to be butt-naked in a movie again. I only did it because I’m young now, and everything’s where it’s supposed to be. I figured this is the time, before gravity gets the best of me.”

Justin Timberlake talks to Vanity Fair all about his sex scenes with Mila Kunis in the upcoming movie, “Friends With Benefits.” Pretty vague, no? Luckily, Mila shared much more with the magazine. See what she had to say after the jump. Keep reading »

Blake Lively Thinks Breakups Are No Big Deal

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“Every relationship you have, you’re learning and growing and taking something from that. So for me, it’s never been too dramatic of a thing when something ends. I have a strong sense of myself. That gives me a sense of security, you know?”

Blake Lively pontificates on relationships in Glamour. I don’t really have an opinion of Blake one way or another, but I kind of find this quote naive and a little self-righteous. Is it that she’s never had her heart broken or that she’s above getting emotional? Or maybe she’s been hurt very badly and is trying to front. Part of breaking up is being sad when a meaningful relationship ends. There is nothing weak about showing your vulnerability. It’s not dramatic, it’s human. [Celebitchy] Keep reading »

Nigella Lawson Says Baking Is A Feminist Act

Baking is the less applauded of the cooking arts, whereas restaurants are a male province to be celebrated. There’s something intrinsically misogynistic about decrying a tradition because it has always been female. I’m not being entirely facetious when I say [her book How To Be A Domestic Goddess] is a feminist tract.”

Nigella Lawson makes a good point that women’s work in the domestic realm, especially the kitchen, is often devalued, even though baking takes a lot of skill. That’s the same point Debbie Stoller, author of the Stitch ‘n Bitch knitting guides, made when I interviewed her earlier this year. Stoller said, “I was thinking, ‘Why does knitting get this bad wrap?’ The only conclusion I could come to is that it’s been traditionally done by women. Unfortunately a lot of the things that women do, our culture tends to devalue.” I wholeheartedly agree with both these ladies. [Guardian UK] Keep reading »

Justin Timberlake Says He And Britney Spears Were “Birds Of The Same Feather”

“I wish her the best — that goes without saying. We haven’t spoken in nine or 10 years … We were two birds of the same feather — small-town kids, doing the same thing. But then you become adults, and the way you were as kids doesn’t make any sense. I won’t speak on her, but at least for me, I was a totally different person. I just don’t think we were normal; there was nothing normal about our existence. We spent way too much time being the biggest thing for teenyboppers.”

– Justin Timberlake on his ill-fated romance with fellow teen pop star Britney Spears in the new issue of Vanity Fair. I believe there are two kinds of people in this world: people who hold out hope that someday fate shall bring Britney and Justin back together and people who just don’t give a crap. I am in the former camp and it makes me sad these two kids don’t even talk anymore. Sigh. I mean, honestly, they once wore fancy matching denim ensembles on the red carpet — that’s a connection that shouldn’t just be tossed away. [ONTD] Keep reading »

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