On Tuesday night, Katie Couric sat down with Jimmy Kimmel to talk about where she’s going from here. She discussed her new talk show but also said that she has a new reality series in the works. “I’m particularly excited about that. That’s what clinched the deal for me,” she said. “Because, you know, I thought people really deserved an inside look at my life because it’s so fascinating,” Cut to a promo of “Kate Plus 80.” “Okay you little monsters, dinner time,” Katie yells into a bullhorn, before slingshotting pasta and spaghetti sauce all over a big group of kids. “You get what you get and you don’t get upset.” Who knew she had good comedic timing?
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Last, the CMT Awards were held in Nashville. Taylor Swift
grabbed the award for Video of the Year with “Mine”; Lady Antebellum naturally walked off with the award for Group Video of the Year; and proving that they are country music’s ultimate power-yet-totally-down-to-earth couple, Miranda Lambert and new hubby Blake Shelton
won for Female and Male Video of the Year, respectively. But my favorite part of the show was the opening, in which Taylor and Shania Twain
did a 2011 redux of “Thelma & Louise.” Not only do Donald Trump and Kid Rock make appearances, but Chord Overstreet
of “Glee” hoses himself down in an ode to Brad Pitt
. And yes, the clip ends with them driving off a cliff. You can’t mess with iconic. Keep reading »
James Franco continues his quest to master every art form out there—from directing to writing to sculpture. Now, he’s a musician too! On July 12, James will be releasing his debut album, Turn It Up, a collaboration with Kalup Linzy, the drag-loving performance artist who James invited for an appearance on “General Hospital.” Thus this side project goes by the name Kalup and Franco. The duo will be making music videos full of “surprise guest cameos” for the three songs on the EP.
So the big question — will this album be good? Keep reading »
There is so much to love about about this French TV interview with “Bridesmaids”‘ stars Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph. For starters, “Bridesmaids” is called a raunchy comedy, which apparently translates to “les comedies pee-pee, ca-ca coo” or something in French. And then somehow the interview devolves into a discussion about possible film plots in which farting is the main premise, because the interviewer, apparently, would watch an entire film about passing wind. So much for the French being highbrow. Seriously, this interview is so strange and hilarious, I am going to stop trying to explain it and just encourage you to watch and laugh. Keep reading »
Behold! The Lanvin Spring/Summer 2011 campaign video, with beautiful models in Alber Elbaz clothes languishing, frolicking and fighting, and looking deadly glamorous while doing so. Keep reading »
Britney Spears‘ Femme Fatale was a little bit of a letdown. The videos just weren’t what we’d hoped for and her live performances were oddly stiff. But BritBrit is heading on tour this summer and now that she has had more rehearsal time under her belt, perhaps she’ll redeem herself? Britney, at least, is super excited for the tour. In this video, which she posted on her website, she checks out the stage for the first time. “Yeah! Yeah,” she squeals. “I love it. Thank you!” I think it’s sweet how in awe she is here. And it does look pretty dope—especially with all that lightening imagery. Keep reading »