Posts tagged "the runaways"

Jackie Fuchs Says Her Alleged Rape Was “Traumatic For Everyone,” While Joan Jett And Cherie Currie Deny Being Present

Last week, the Huffington Post published an exclusive profile of Jackie Fuchs, aka Jackie Fox, bassist for the ’70s girl band, the Runaways, in which she alleges that she was brutally raped by the band’s manager when she was just 16 years old. Her story was shocking and heartbreaking, in part because she claims that Kim Fowley sexually…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 13, 2015

Jackie Fox Of The Runaways Comes Forward About Being Raped By Band Manager Kim Fowley

Huffington Post’s online magazine Highline has got a brutal must-read by Jason Cherkis about Jackie Fuchs aka Jackie Fox, former bass player for ’70s girl band The Runaways, who describes, for the first time, being brutally raped by band manager Kim Fowley. Now in her mid-50s, Fuchs tells her story of being discovered by Fowley, joining the girl band, which made…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 9, 2015

And The Prize Goes To … The Best Runaway Story

Last week, we asked you to share your experiences with running away. Wow, some of you really provided your families (and us) with some laughs as kids and teens, but the winner of “The Runaways” and Make Up For Ever prize pack is Scrabble for this story that involved strangers, the police, and a car…

Annika Harris / April 16, 2010

Win This! “The Runaways” & Make Up For Ever Prize Pack

You might not have realized this, but “The Runaways” didn’t open in theaters across the nation until today. No worries, though, because the film is as good as the months-long buildup. You know what else is pretty cool? Make Up For Ever teamed up with Sephora to provide the beauty products used on the set…

Annika Harris / April 9, 2010

Trailer Park: “The Bounty Hunter,” “Greenberg,” “The Runaways”

This Sunday is the first day of spring and, thanks to daylight savings, there are at least two more hours in your day. And what are you going to do with all that extra time? Go see a movie! Yay! This week actually offers a decent selection that should get you motivated for springtime …

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 19, 2010

Jimmy Fallon Asks Dakota Fanning About “Steamy” Scenes With Kristen Stewart

Dakota Fanning appeared on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” last night. She’s totally cute. He’s kind of icky.

While chatting about her new movie “The Runaways,” Fallon said, “You were 15 when you shot this movie … there were some pretty steamy scenes in the movie, especially with Kristen even. You…

Jessica Wakeman / March 18, 2010

The Inspiration Board: “The Runaways”

We’re kinda freaking out about Dakota Fanning and Kristen Stewart’s crazy-good performances in the new movie “The Runaways.” We have a feeling the ’70s will be coming back in force soon … so without further adieu, “The Runaways” fashion inspiration board. Check out these products after the jump!

Leonora Epstein / March 16, 2010

“The Runaways” Is Going To Be The Hotness

I really love a biopic, even when I’m not aware of the subject’s backstory beforehand. So I’ve marked my calendar, making March 19 the day of “The Runaways.” Not only does this film tell the story of the short-lived band that made Joan Jett (Kristen Stewart) and Cherie Currie (Dakota Fanning) rock stars,…

Annika Harris / February 25, 2010

Double Vision At The Premiere Of “The Runaways”

Over the weekend, “The Runaways” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Joan Jett and Cherie Currie joined their Hollywood versions, Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning, on the red carpet. And we gotta give it up for the casting on this flick—both pairs are dead ringers.

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 27, 2010

Kristen Stewart’s Mullet Comes To Life In “The Runaways” Teaser Trailer

We’ve already seen Kristen Stewart’s mullet haircut and Dakota Fanning’s blood-covered leg from the movie, but now the first trailer for “The Runaways,” the film about the 1970s all-girl teen rock band of the same name, is out! Will Kristen, who plays Joan Jett, prove to haters that she’s not just a sulky

Catherine Strawn / December 17, 2009

Joan Jett Bonds With KStew, Plus Other Actors Who’ve Met Those They’ve Portrayed

See, you knew there had to be an explanation for the haircut. Kristen Stewart has been spending a lot of time with Joan Jett, who she’s portraying in the upcoming movie, “The Runaways.” Turns out, these two really like each other! Kristen said of the rock icon, “So many people know her as just being…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 27, 2009

Quotable: Dakota Fanning On Her Steamy Girl-On-Girl Kiss

“It was passionate. We’re playing Joan Jett and Cherie Curie and they’re best friends in the film and became really close in real life. And that’s something that went down back in the ’70s.”– Dakota Fanning on the kiss she shares with co-star Kristen Stewart in the upcoming biopic “The Runways.” I like how Dakota…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 19, 2009

Quick Pic: Bella’s Not Lookin’ So Beautiful

That’s because Kristen Stewart has ditched the pretty long locks for an ’80s shag — she’s playing Joan Jett in “The Runaways” biopic. [Los Angeles, CA, 6/11/09]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 11, 2009