January 16, 2015 |
THEY SAY it's what's on the inside that counts. That's what Gwyneth Paltrow said, anyway. The actor and daughter of proud Philadelphian Blythe Danner spoke on Howard Stern 's SiriusXM show yesterday. Gwynnie contended that her early affairs with Brad Pitt and Ben Affleck were basically looks-based. "When you're in your 20s, you can get swept up in [looks]," the Goop goddess explained to the King of All Media, as if a superficial mind-set was new to Stern. The confession did wonders for Paltrow's too-good-for-you image, yet left us wondering: That makes ex-husband Chris Martin not hot, then?
October 8, 2013 |
So it's like this: Gravity (the physical force) can't hold, tie, or pull down Gravity the movie. Celebrated Children of Men director Alfonso Cuarón dominated the nation's cinematic landscape over the weekend with his latest sci-fi epic, a space-walk thriller starring Sandra Bullock , George Clooney , and Ed Harris . The picture made $55.6 mil in its opening weekend, according to studio estimates. It's the highest October opening weekend, like ever, breaking a record set in 2011 by Paranormal Activity 3 's $52.6 million debut.
August 20, 2013 |
Starring Forest Whitaker as a longtime White House butler and Oprah Winfrey as his boozy wife, Lee Daniels' The Butler is serving up success at the box office. The biopic debuted in the top spot with $25 million. Apart from Winfrey's unmatched marketing power and publicity machine, The Butler also marked the mogul's return to the big screen for the first time since 1998's Beloved . And her power cannot be underestimated, said Paul Dergarabedian of box office tracker Hollywood.com.
July 24, 2013 |
Shortly after Children's Boutique owner Linda Berman learned the youngest royal was a he, she got to work hanging the "It's a Boy" banner at the center of the store's all things baby-and-Brit window. "I've been on pins and needles waiting for this," said Berman, her Walnut Street store a salute to the 8-pound, 6-ounce prince. Berman set up the infant-chic display, with a dollhouse castle and needlepoint Humpty Dumpty, on July 13, Duchess Kate's rumored due date. And indeed, it was been a long, hot wait - until Monday afternoon, when news of a baby boy was announced at Buckingham Palace minutes before it burned up Twitter.
May 20, 2013
YOU ARE BORN insanely rich, so rich you will never have to work a day in your life, but you will "work" and be royally compensated. Sound inviting? You are the second grandson of the monarch, the second son of her son. You are the "spare," after the "heir," as the Britons say. Your name is Prince Henry, they call you Prince Harry, but you are really Prince Redundant. In Ye Goode Olde Days, you would spend your days happily drunk, dissolute and in the arms of whores. It could be worse.
May 17, 2013 |
Everybody wants to date Kate. Well, maybe not everybody, but a lot of guys working on Katie Holmes ' new flick Mania Days apparently have warm feelings for the fair Kate, the New York Post reports. A source tells the Post that Katie, 34, has received seven offers to step out: "They were crew members and extras just chancing it. It really got on the nerves of director Paul Dalio . Needless to say, she said no to everyone," the source said. Holmes has been unattached since sundering last year from Tom Cruise . The only mushy stuff for Kate has been strictly business, with costar Luke Kirby . They play manic depressives who fall in love in a psychiatric hospital.
May 16, 2013 |
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. - Luckily, Prince Harry did not ask for a bucket of Curley's Fries. "There's no power," confided Katie Burke, an employee of a still-not-quite-operational Casino Pier, the centerpiece of a town hard hit by Hurricane Sandy. Undaunted, Burke and the rest of the commoners of Seaside Heights and nearby Mantoloking welcomed the third in line to the British throne Tuesday in his quest to see firsthand towns damaged by Sandy. Gov. Christie, dressed in a striking lime-green button-down shirt that went nicely with the stylish redheaded royal heartthrob, dressed in a white shirt, served as the royal tour guide.
May 15, 2013 |
Update: Prince Harry has ended his short visit to the Shore with Gov. Christie and flown to New York for the next stop on his tour. During his visit, the prince walked on the Seaside Heights Boardwalk with the governor, who presented the royal guest with one of his trademark fleece jackets. SEASIDE HEIGHTS - Prince Harry, as it turns out, will be among the final tourists to take in the sobering sight of the Jet Star roller coaster in the Atlantic Ocean that has defined Hurricane Sandy on the Jersey Shore.
May 14, 2013 |
TRAFFIC reporter Kacie McDonnell can add another title to her Fox 29 CV: Official Royal Stalker. When Prince Harry hits the Shore tomorrow, McDonnell will be ready to meet her Prince Charming, even taking etiquette lessons on "Good Day Philadelphia" just in case she comes into contact with Harry in segments they're calling "When Harry Meets Kacie. " Although Harry's brother, Prince William , is generally thought of as the heartthrob of the two, McDonnell goes against the grain.
May 13, 2013
Barbara Walters to retire in 2014 NEW YORK - Barbara Walters is retiring. The veteran ABC News anchor is set to announce Monday morning on The View that she will retire from TV journalism during the summer of 2014. ABC said in an announcement late Sunday that, until then, Walters will continue to anchor and report for the network, anchor specials throughout the year, appear on The View , the talk show she created in 1997, and where she will continue to be executive producer.