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Nothing seems to stop the pressure to be skinny for one to look good  these days. Good ole tinsel town has seen one too many transformations of celebrities that have  gone from luscious beauties to just pieces of muscle, skin and bones wrapped in designer clothing.

And although we’re all gung ho about looking healthy, it just leads you to question what does looking beautiful and healthy really mean  for these Hollywood celebrities.  Does it mean weighing less than 100lbs? Or wearing a size 0? Or getting all those muscles to show on camera?

True enough we’ve seen a lot of these Hollywood women morphing into svelte figures  over the years and as short as a month they can just turn into a stick figure with little lady lumps and bumps. Whether roles have forced them to  take that extra effort to lose weight or  just plain glamour pressure that can be unforgiving for any  celebrity whose every bulge and curve gets scrutinized by the public eye.

Well, these women can be real inspirations for us average beings . Knowing that we can transform ourselves into almost any shape and take on a whole new life sans the excess baggage. Then again, not everyone can afford personal trainers, fancy diet food or get into weight loss boot camps. But, we still get to live through our fave celebrities who are just as vulnerable to binging and  excess adipose tissue.

Here are some Hollywood Weightloss Wonders :

Renee’ Zellweger –  Just amazing how this woman was able to yoyo diet to epitomize the characters she played in her much raved about movies.

Carnie Wilson – Nothing but pure admiration for her courageous decision to undergo gastric bypass after years of just embracing who she is and her many great talents.

Kirstie Alley – now who didn’t just have big love for this woman? Having a gorgeous face and a quirky personality was all she needed that made her  a big beautiful woman, that had everyone watch her awesome transformation.

Mariah Carey – post baby bumps and lumps didn’t slow down this diva to get back into top performance shape. However much she admitted to having “some issues” , she certainly  pulled through looking like a very hot momma!

Nicole Richie – watching Nicole seriously drop some poundage left many people in shock as she became disturbingly waif.  Although she’s now looking much more in normal range of body mass, we all guess momma-hood has brought out the best in her.

Lindsay Lohan – we’ve seen her during her peachy teenage years and having blossomed into a troubled young woman, it’s not surprising that she would go through some weight issues as well.  Her nearly stick figure was due to  a habit of not eating at all.


Courtney Love – her Celebrity Skin days have long passed and all that’s left is indeed, some celebrity skin on her abdominal area. We don’t really know how she lost weight, but we’ve got a lot of raised eyebrows as to the type of regimen she had subjected herself to lose so much weight.

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Turning 49 yrs old may yet be a milestone for Demi Moore who has managed to shed even more weight now tips at 98 pounds before her birthday. 98 pounds – my, with the way she looks in her recent photos, she’s  probably a mere 80 pounds. Half of which comes from her hair.
After alleged rumours of husband Ashton Kutcher’s affair with 23 yr old Sara Leal , word spread like crazy bush fire of an impending divorce. However, the couple remained on a steady course of working out their issues and moving on with their normal life.
Noticeable though, is Demi’s rather alarming rate of weight loss. Understandable that she may be going through a rough time and stressing out over marital issues. But could it be that she’s trying to lose the weight to kind of keep up with the body of a possible 23 year old mistress?

Either way, her rapid loss of weight is almost too painful to look at now as her husband might not have enough to hold on to. You gotta eat sometimes, you now!Either that or she’s hittin’ up a much younger guy to show for what she can still bag at 49! There have been talks that the actress is seeing Ashton Kutcher’s younger actor friend Ben Hollingsworth. Although none of this could be confirmed or denied … such smoke can only come from a big boiling pot of juice!

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A fab coif gets the job done even on the dreariest of personalities. One either wears it or owns it. Over the years of Hollywood glitz and glamour, celebrities are remembered for their timeless contribution to fashion and hairstyles. We have all coveted these famous tresses at some point in our lives . Armed with a magazine clipping, and hopes of a great copy cut and color of any one of Hollywood’s celebrity hair trendsetters … it’s off to the salon for what could be a life changing coiffure.

Let’s back track on some of Hollywood’s iconic hairstyles through the years .

  •  Twiggy – she owned this infamous blonde bob and became the face of of the 60’s.

  • Farrah Fawcett – heaven’s angels might as well be falling from the skies and queue at the salon for Farrah’s 70’s flip.
  • Madonna – any material girl who knew how to get into the groove wanted this dirty blonde rocker chic look.  It was sexy, wild and just says ”  I can rock your world!”
  • Winona Ryder – a fresh face was all it needed to carry off this pixie cut . It was youthful , grungey and not many could get away with it too.

  •  Jennifer Aniston – oh and how we loved Jen’s shag and all the other modifications of this versatile layered cut. The blonde highlights just gave it more depth and texture and would still look ravishing on a windy day!
  • Jennifer Lopez – although she always kept her hair long , we just loved  it’s luscious waves and length. Something about the color of her hair just gave it that sensuality.

  • Rihanna – she took the pop scene by storm with her music and her super short razor sharp edgy bob cuts. Youthful as she is , her symmetric hairstyles were both sultry and empowering.
  • Gwen Stefani – her platinum blonde pig tails and faux hawks definitely spelled no -nonsense rocker sexy.


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Dakota Fanning  seriously epitomizes the latest perfume launch from Marc Jacobs, he calls “Oh, Lola!” The 17 year old actress happily agreed to be the face of  the advertising campaign. Self confessing how she runs to the store to buy the latest fragrances of Marc Jacobs, Dakota expressed how humbled she was with the offer to be the face everyone would relate to Oh, Lola.

Unfortunately, not everyone seems to accept that this girl has indeed grown up. The said ads for Oh Lola! is too provocative for the Advertising Standards Authority in England and has banned  the Lola ads in all of Britannia.  According to ASA, it is too sexually suggestive and can be taken as putting too much  of the idea of sex in the face of a child.

   The photos show the almost adult child actress in a sheer flesh- colored dress with hints of lace holding bottles of the perfume and another shot with an oversized bottle resting on her lap.

Come on, now …  I’ve held  and worked mixing bowls filled with dense chocolate batter  in between my legs and that would never be taken as sexually suggestive if you ever saw that picture of me!  The ASA says, however much they knew  that Dakota is 17 years old, the length of her dress, the position of her legs and the bottle of perfume draws in  too much sexuality . They also say the actress looks much to be under the age of 16. Well , bless this girl for having that woman child look to her .. as it is, doesn’t Lola take from the name or term Lolita? And  I bet my frustrated Lolita pseudo self , that if these peeps running the show at the ASA ever saw Dakota’s movie, The Runaways … they would definitely need to get their minds out of that gutter.

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When does one’s glitter start to fade in tinsel town?  The women of Hollywood have their own fair share of sizzling hot diva’s in their 50’s after a few trips to their friendly neighbourhood cosmetic surgeons and aestheticians.  How do our fave  hunky  old timers   keep up with the much younger breed of Hollywood meat?  The fortunate fact that salt and pepper hair on a 50 something man can be disarming compared to that of a woman in her 40’s with grey streaks. Or  a bald shaven head with  a greying goatee can still take your breath away  than that of a middle aged woman with saggy arms and pair of fake jugs.

Hollywood still has a few good ravishing men in their 50’s. No one would even dare question them about getting a nip and a tuck and a few pricks and tugs as much as women get scrutinized with their upgrades..  The salt and pepper hair and the facial creases lends them a distinguished air any woman half their age could fall for.

Let’s see which one of these 7 Hollywood men  over 50 could still make your drool.

Pierce Brosnan, 53

Chris Noth, 56

Richard Gere, 63

                                                                                                          Denzel Washington, 56

Kevin Costmer , 56

Mark Harmon,  60


Denis Leary , 54

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When it comes to entertainment and celebrities, at any one time there is almost always a pool of super influential people that seem to be either pulling all the strings or covering all of the magazines. Here’s a quick rundown of the top 10 most influential celebrities in entertainment at the moment:

Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell’s celebrity status and entertainment industry influence may have started relatively small in the UK, but he’s definitely spread his wings of late. The TV producer, entrepreneur and showbiz judge was the brainchild behind talent show The X Factor, which has now gone stateside in a massive way. As one of the main judges on the show he’s got the power to make people’s careers. Read the rest of this entry »


No matter how much we love our parents, we all wish they were just a little more “cool” right? Well these marvellous mums and dashing dads have sent the Cool-O-Metre sky high and simply ooze awesomeness.

Check out the coolest celebrity parents in town:

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

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Calm, collected and with plenty of style, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have three adopted children Maddox, Pax and Zahara and three biological children Shiloh, Knox and Vivienne. Incredibly classy despite their large brood, these parents appear hardworking, loving and devoted to their family’s needs. With long, brunette locks and luscious lips Angelina is certainly a yummy mummy and Brad’s not bad either (wink, wink).

Both of these Hollywood stars also boast impressive film careers with Angelina’s credits including Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Wanted and Salt. Pitt’s film work is no less inspiring with movies such as Fight Club, The Mexican and Ocean’s Eleven – perhaps the little ones will grow up to be stars too? With the media braced to report their every move, this Hollywood couple certainly are the coolest around. Read the rest of this entry »


Stars of the Internet

The Internet is a powerful tool and can make or break careers. Here are some celebrities who have found stardom through the World Wide Web.

Rebecca Black

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Dubbed the worst song ever, Rebecca Black’s “Friday” has received over 167 million views on YouTube. Made and released through ARK Music Factory, the song and accompanying music video was paid for by Black’s mother at a cost of $4,000. It has entered into the top 100 music charts in the UK, USA and New Zealand and has featured in an episode of Glee. In March 2011, Black signed up to DB Entertainments and is due to release her album during late 2011. Following her success, Black has also appeared in Katy Perry’s Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F) video however fame comes at a price and the Anaheim Police Department are currently investigating death threats received by Rebecca in February 2011. Read the rest of this entry »


Bieber fever could be cooling down as the 17 yr. old pop singer gets slammed with a paternity suit by an older woman who claims Justin Bieber fathered her child in a brief backstage rendezvous.

20 year old Mariah Yeater, recounts her  quick brush  with  the pop star, in October 2010. This allegedly happened  after his performance at the Staples Center in LA. She claims Bieber’s bodyguards gave her a full backstage invite  after the concert to meet the singer along with other women. Yeater  vividly remembers  how it all progressed from mutual attraction, to chemistry kissing… and then to heavy petting that eventually led them to a nearby bathroom .  She said she asked him to wear a condom but the bubblegum pop star  refused as he confessed that it was his first time  and wanted to feel everything!

What a beautiful memory it must be for Mariah Yeater to recall her momentous 30 second liason with a 16 year old singing sensation in a backstage lavatory.  Too beautiful to pass up and not keep a lifetime remembrance, eh?

Beiber strongly denies he is the father of the child, but Yeater’s lawyers also claims that the singer did not deny having unprotected sex with her after  his concert. You would wonder if  this boy  ever got a crash course on pop star sex 101. Condoms, young man! It saves you a lot of drama in the end. Oh, wait..  no need for condoms because he totally dissed on the idea of casual intercourse at one of his concerts.

Justin Bieber’s camp assures they will vigorously pursue all legal remedies to defend the singer and hope on the fact that Yeater, being 19 at the time of the incident and Bieber, 16 – would find herself possibly prosecuted for statutory rape of a minor.

Apparently, Miss Yeater is requesting the court to subject BIeber to take a paternity test and if results are undeniably positive, she merely wants the father to provide adequate support  for his son who was born on July 6.

Court date is scheduled for December 15.  This sure  sounds like a defo job for Maury Povich!

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Top 5 Richest Rappers

If you had said in the 1980’s that the hip hop genre would produce some of the richest recording artists and producers in the world then you would have been laughed at. Back then, the genre was seen as an outlet for the lower income groups and minorities to express themselves. Today, however, this genre has grown by leaps and bounds and its influence can be seen not only in the music industry but in fashion, games and has spurned a few reality television shows.

People admire them and many of us would like to be them, the successful hip hop artists of today rake in millions in record sales, clothing and fragrance lines. These artists are very successful in business as well – here is a list of some of the richest hip hop artists of our time:

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And so it’s love at second sight for Denise Richards and Richie Sambora.

The grapevine confirms the couple is  back together  and looking quite happy turning the love light back on.


Amazing how these celebrity couples get in and out of relationships and then recycle old flames.  You would wonder how on earth they even keep track of anniversary dates.

Richards and Sambora were an item from 2006-2007.  After calling it quits with husband Charlie Sheen,  fingers were pointed at Denise Richards for stealing the rock singer from his wife, Heather Locklear.  We don’t exactly know how that all added up, but the Wild Things vixen assured everyone she did not break up any marriage.

Sambora, who is now 52, has had a bad row of events in his life. However, he kept a good friendship with Richards over the years. The two  have managed to stay in tune with their own lives and now both are enjoying where they are in their romance. Hollywood is keeping their fingers crossed on both of you!

Richards, who is quite reputed to be a potty mouth around her children and having had her two daughters  undergo  therapy  in between her divorce from Charlie Sheen and her reality show getting the boot,  seems to have evidently,  simmered her craziness down a notch . Just this summer, she adopted baby Eloise.


Well, there’s gotta be a lot more to discuss on the table for Denis Richards and Richie Sambora should they decide on marriage down the road. There’s definitely a lot of dirty laundry to sort out for these two.

Hopefully, this romance rocks it out longer than …say, 72 days?



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Now who could ever imagine a child totting Hugh Grant ? No one. Exactly! But hey, that doesn’t mean the man isn’t capable of making some. The 51 yr old British bachelor actor is now a father! Yeah, back track on that and read it again. Grant is said to have fathered a child with a woman named Tinglan Hong. A Chinese actress who is 19 years his junior.
Nope, no need to weep your weary souls, women. They are no longer together as a couple and the pregnancy was not planned. In fact, their relationship is categorized as a “fleeting affair”. Obviously, Grant still swaggers his non-commitment stance, spending about half an hour with the mother of his child, the day after she gave birth. From which, he needed to fly off to tee in Scotland and fore!
Hugh Grant must be a nervous wreck being a first time dad. After having ducked out of many relationships, you would think all of them were fleeting affairs. We all know commitment isn’t his A-game. Hence, it is expected hiis relationship with Tinglan Hong was short-lived enough not to rattle the actor in all his singlehood glory’.
The baby is now five weeks old but remains anonymous.
Although there was no real relationship that went on between Grant and Hong., and this is for all you Hugh Grant screamers and stalkers, you’ve got nothing to even fret about. Hugh Grant’s spokesperson reveals that he was indeed involved with Hong very briefly, but he is definitely a proud and supportive father of a baby girl.


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72! Yep, that’s the magic number. 72 days is all it boiled down to after all the hype and media circus we all got subjected to months before the actual wedding day of Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries. Barely two and a half months down the road of their big fat wedding, Kim has confirmed that she is indeed, filing for divorce. Whispers have been ringing around that Kim and Kris were having issues with money , career and having babies. Let alone changing Kim’s last name to Mrs. Humphries was also on the debate table in the midst of the engagement and wedding preparations. Being at the peak of her career , her growing retail business, and effortlessly just being one of the hottest chics that have ever graced the screens … any guy would pretty much have a hard time keeping up with this Kardashian. Kim is filing divorce under irreconcilable differences. Really??? Nawh.

You would think that after 10million dollars, 450 guests and three Vera Wang weddng gowns, the couple would have made sure they sat down and pondered on this whole shebang of married life. But nah, they were too busy having their moments filmed and cashed in on almost every angle.
However much a sad fact for any marriage to go down the drain , it’s even sadder that their love story …if there ever was any true love … all that should’ve mattered turned into glitter dust and reduced to a statistic written down in media history as one of those short lived celebrity marriages we all get to shake our gossiping heads about.
If there was any good thing to come out of this marriage, they sure both got a nice fat pay check from the word go of their engagement . Of course, all that doesn’t really matter, right? This is all about a real love story … but with a chunky price tag.


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Think today’s celebrities are wild? Their nothing compared to the hell raisers of yesteryear. Forget Colin Farrell, how about Hugh Heffner! Think Kate Moss is a rock chick? Well Janice Dickenson the ‘original supermodel’ is still wreaking havoc! This article looks at the pretenders to the thrones and the well the kind and queen still rocking their crown.

No celebrity likes the intrusion of the paparazzi, but in the world of celebdom you have to take the good with the bad. 2003 saw Coldplay’s Chris Martin arrested in Australia for smashing a journalist’s car windscreen however the charges were later dropped. This was followed in 2008 with another attack on a journalist outside a New York hospital. Martin wasn’t the first celebrity to attack a member of the paparazzi, in 1972, Mick Jagger and friends were arrested for obstructing justice after fighting with a journalist. Despite pleading guilty, they were released and charges dropped. Read the rest of this entry »


Preachy Ashton Kutcher Video Takes on Media “Truth”

What’s really going on with Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore’s marriage?


Cheating allegations, Twitter drama, alleged moving vans and any number of other rumors and rumors of rumors have swirled for weeks now giving the distinct impression that the Hollywood power couple’s nuptials are on the skids.

And now there is an intimate video of Ashton Kutcher, at what appears to be his home, which is posted on TMZ. In it, a scrubby-looking Ashton casts his own distinct brand of confusion into the mix.

For exactly 3:59 minutes, Aston goes on a soapbox-tinged ramble railing – in a thinly veiled fashion – about the unjust treatment he and wife Demi have received at the hands of popular media. In fact, Ashton never mentions his marriage at all and, instead, frames the narrative around an abstract discussion regarding the responsibilities of media.

“People Can Bastardize the Truth”

In reference to the current state of Internet-based media, Ashton notes: “There is no gatekeeper of the truth. We are our own editors and we are our own publishers and we are our own printers. Thereby, people can bastardize the truth any way shape and form they want and spread that around the world.”

Ashton notes the need to” instill a level of honesty with work in the media that we create and share with one another and be certain we are doing our own diligence to ensure what we are saying is for the benefit of another and for the benefit of another utilizing the far, full capacity to tell the truth.”

Clearly, Ashton’s scorn is directed toward media outlets that have repeatedly speculated about an impending breakup.

But here’s the thing; from the opening moments of the video, Ashton’s left hand is clearly, and repeatedly, shown without a wedding ring.
Talk about your mixed messages.

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Rodrigo Arce lives and breathes Hollywood Stars. When he isn’t writing about the comings and goings of the rich and fabulous, Rodrigo can be seen in field of accounting recruitment firms, hollywood talent recruit, talent hunt for movies, he even does talent hunt for TV shows. Loves doing his own accounting and been an accountant for over 10 years.


8 Of The Best Celebrity Hotels

Sick of spending sleepless nights in a boring, bog-standard hotel? Fans of famous faces can ditch the chain hotels and book a holiday in one of these star quality suites.These famous faces have had a bit of a career change and have taken on the tricky task of being a hotel owner. Whether you want to chill out at Robert De Niro’s effortlessly cool Manhattan hotel or enjoy Romanesque decadence at Donatella Versace’s Australian palace, there’s a celebrity hotel to suit everyone. Read the rest of this entry »


Celebrities Speak Out on Ohio Exotic Animal Massacre

In the days following the tragic events in Ohio, a number of Hollywood celebrities have stepped into the spotlight to share their feelings on the killing of several dozen exotic wild animals after they were released by an owner who then killed himself.


Earlier this week, Terry Thompson released his stock of 50 wild animals that included full-grown Lions, Bengal Tigers, Grizzly Bears, Wolves and Monkeys among others. Thompson then shot himself to death a few hours before dark. That evening law enforcement officials who responded to complaints by neighbors found Thompson dead and animals roaming the property. Most of the animals were killed that night while officers were under shoot-to-kill orders.

It wasn’t long after the ordeal was over that PETA issued its obligatory press release condemning the events as an example of why people should be prevented from owning exotic pets. And then, one after another, celebrities turned to the Twitterverse to express their dismay.

Leonardo DiCaprio, long a supporter of wildlife causes, including the plight of the rare Bengal Tiger, used Twitter as his medium. “Sad situation & proof we need better regulation to protect both animals & people NOW,” he tweeted. A follow-up message urged his fans to join the World Wildlife Fund’s Conservation Action Network.

Rocker Slash questioned the decision to kill many of the animals. “I get the situation, but there’s no way it was totally necessary to exterminate 49 loose exotic animals in Ohio, he tweeted.

Lindsey Lohan’s ex, Samantha Ronson, asked: “Did they really have to kill them?”

But world-renowned animal handler Jack Hanna, who was the only actual celebrity on the ground in Ohio assisting in the effort, had this to say about the county sheriff’s decision to kill. He told Diane Sawyer: “I’m sorry to say, but what the sheriff did had to be done. Otherwise, we would have had carnage out here in Zanesville, Ohio.”

George Takei tried a light comedic touch in tweeting, “Lions and tigers and bears escape from an Ohio preserve. Oh Myyyy!”

Acerbic comedian Joel McHale – of Talk Soup fame – kept up his shtick. “Monkey w/herpes still loose in Ohio. Q: How do they know? Did dead owner leave a note? Monkey has herpes. Good luck!”

Q.E. Mansfield is thankful for the Internet because it allows him to make his living chronicling contributions to society made by celebrities. He’s a fan of technology, specially in area of Marcellus shale drilling, space, cosmology, and other advance tech.


Mobile Luxury: What’s inside a Hollywood Actor’s Trailer

We’ve all seen actors with their awesome luxury mobile vans that follow them around on film shoots. In Hollywood, almost every actor has their own special touch that makes their vans different from everyone else’s. If you’ve stood there, on set, and watched them disappear into these magical vans, then you’re not alone in wondering what really happens in there.

The answer, if there is one, is that no one really knows! Each actor has been known to spend a lot of money in customizing these mobile luxury trailers. While some actors don’t exactly own one of their own, they do need one during shooting and the production team, normally, provides them with one. Even in these cases, these actors have their tastes that these production team members need to satisfy. Read the rest of this entry »


5 highest paid models

They’re thin, beautiful and rich. Meet the world’s highest paid models. Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen leads the pack with $45 million. She endorses many brands, including Dior and H&M.

Heidi Klum comes a far second with $20 million. And she’s proving to be as smart as she is pretty, showing her business acumen. She recently did a joint project with New Balance, where she will be designing apparel. She’s also a partner and host for Project Runway and is also working on another show.

Kate Moss comes in third with a $14 million deal, in large part to her design deal with Topshop. Victoria’s Secret model Adriana Lima comes in at fourth at $8 million, while fellow Victoria’s Secret beauty Alessandra Ambrosia raked in $5 million.

Kind of unfair, don’t you think? Just smile at the camera and you’ve got a fat paycheck. Although to be fair, their job does require them to swear off French fries and chocolate—in fact, many model’s contracts have strict weight requirements. Is earning $40 million worth living on carrot sticks and sparkling water? Or dieting like a madwoman just weeks after giving birth in order to prove that you’ve still got “it”? Every job’s got a price.

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