Posts tagged "ugly betty"

“Ugly Betty” Actor Michael Brea Killed Mom With Samurai Sword

Sad, disturbing news in New York City last night: actor Michael Brea, 31, who had small roles on “Ugly Betty” and in “Step Up 3D,” was arrested after killing his mother with a samurai sword. Police said Brea hacked up and decapitated his 55-year-old mom, Yannick Brea, in the middle of the night while screaming…

Jessica Wakeman / November 23, 2010

Bye-Bye, “Betty”

It’s such a shame that almost as soon as Betty Suarez ditched the braces, plucked her eyebrows and started wearing funky ensembles that were cool rather than weird, “Ugly Betty” is over. From episode one, I loved the show. Part of it was that, when the series began, I was an associate editor at Jane

10 Reasons We’ll Seriously Miss “Ugly Betty”

Just when I thought the week couldn’t get any worse, ABC decided to cancel “Ugly Betty.” I had a bad feeling that might happen when the show was suddenly on at 10 p.m. on Friday nights, when no one cool (besides me) is home to watch it. The show will end in April due to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 29, 2010

“Ugly Betty” Loses Her Balance …

… but really, she should have lost those shoes instead. [NYC, 11/23/09]…

Annika Harris / November 23, 2009

Quick Pic: “Ugly Betty” Inspires Ugly Diet Coke Bottle

Now “Ugly Betty” fans can sip soda from a pink leopard-print Diet Coke bottle designed by Patricia Field. They even come with stickers that you can put anywhere! For now, these bottles are only available in the U.K., but Patricia Field’s boutique and “Ugly Betty” are both based in New York City, so we know…

Nikki Dowling / July 21, 2009

Quick Pic: Ugly Betty Cast Hugs It Out

Do you think they’re making up after fighting over that awesome tiger murse? [New York City, 4/24/09]…

Jessica Wakeman / April 24, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Male Breast Cancer, Acupuncture, And French Men

Men represent 1 percent of breast cancer cases, and a new study found that male mammograms and sonograms can be useful in making diagnoses. About 450 men in the U.S. die from breast cancer each year, according to the National Institutes of Health. [LiveScience]

“Ugly Betty” actor Mark Indelicato (he plays Betty’s nephew Justin)…

Catherine Strawn / December 2, 2008

Quickies!: Lindsay Lohan Shows Her Ugly Side At “Ugly Betty”

Lindsay Lohan’s bratty attitude has knocked her run on “Ugly Betty” down to four episodes. [Perez Hilton]…

Annika Harris / October 23, 2008

Quick Pic: Becki Newton & Michael Urie Are Chummy In Real Life

The besties from “Ugly Betty” make a mighty cute pair off-camera as well. We wonder if they’re just as hilariously evil too… [Us Weekly’s Hot Hollywood Party, New York City, 10/21/08]…

The Frisky / October 22, 2008

Sweet Release: What’s In And Out The Week Of September 9th 2008

Jessica Simpson Do You Know
Simpson’s new country record, Do You Know, begs the questions, do you care? The change in sound from pop to her Texas roots is supposed to be a fresh new image for this bottle blonde, but she still sounds ready made.

Simcha / September 9, 2008

Eight Fall Shows We Watch: Where We Left Off

We’re extremely excited about the return of either of our favorite shows this fall, but we’ve realized that a season finale refresher is in order. Hey, when our lives and our homies’ lives have real cliffhangers, we can’t be expected to remember months later what happened to our friends on TV, too. Read our update…

Annika Harris / August 26, 2008

Stylehiving: God Bless America!

Amidst the sea of size zeros flooding Hollywood, Ugly Betty star America Ferrera serves as a refreshing testament to the fact that you don’t need to be a stick to look amazing and pull off an array of styles. Whether she’s decked out in designer duds on the red carpet or keeping it fun and…

Sabrina Newman / August 22, 2008

The Witches Of Eastwick Swoops Onto The Small Screen

ABC has hired one of the writers from Dawson’s Creek, Maggie Friedman, to recreate the 1987 classic, The Witches of Eastwick, into a new TV pilot. We’re so psyched — and not just because we’ll be saving the movie theater ticket price! Just like the film, the TV adaptation will be loosely based on the…

Simcha / August 12, 2008

The Emmy’s Reward Women, Rather Than Girls

Being a woman of a certain age in Hollywood hasn’t been a desirable thing for a while, and roles tend to be few and far between once supple skin gets a little saggy and wrinkly. However, as much as we obsess over young celebs, it was the more established female crowd that won out i…

Catherine Strawn / July 18, 2008

Quick Pic: We Would Totally Maybe Rock Ugly Betty’s Outfit

All the elements we love! Flowery dress? Check. Pink? Check. Animal print? Check. Stripes? Check. Tights? Check. I mean, c’mon. [New York City, 7/8/08]…

The Frisky / July 8, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Lindsay Lohan On Ugly Betty, Excuses, And Aspririn

Lindsay Lohan will play one of Betty’s old classmates on Ugly Betty in the May 22 season finale, and she’s expected to appear in five episodes next season. No word yet on whether she’ll have a Queens’ accent. In other Ugly Betty news, America Ferrera is not engaged. [AP and WENN]…

Catherine Strawn / May 5, 2008

Who Wore It Better: Ugly Betty Or The Other Boleyn Girl?

When I first saw the poster for the movie The Other Boleyn Girl with Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana, and Jim Sturgess, I thought, Wow. That necklace looks really familiar. And that it came to me — it’s Ugly Betty’s necklace! But upon further research, I learned that the necklace worn by Ugly Betty…

Catherine Strawn / January 28, 2008