Some of us just can’t resist a promising pile of junk. Every now and then it pays off—for instance, in the case of a woman who found herself in possession of a Warhol estimated to be worth at least $60,000. A dick pic, no less!
In her role as Dynasty’s Alexis Carrington, Joan Collins wore many fabulous hats. She wore them so well that she convinced many American women that they could pull off their own statement headgear. So, obviously, Collins decided to capitalize by launching her own line of hats.
Transgender actress Holly Woodlawn died at age 69 on Sunday. One of Andy Warhol’s muses, she appeared in films by Warhol and Paul Morrissey throughout the 1970s. She also inspired Lou Reed’s canonical “Walk on the Wild Side.”
Grief-stricken Kelly Cutrone, the Joe Pesci of Bravo, unleashed her Facebook wrath on NYT's Margalit Fox for skimming over her deceased ex-husband Ronnie Cutrone's art world cred:
Miley Cyrus overshared to Elle UK about not wanting to do any more oversharing. No, sir. "We [herself and Liam Hemsworth] were too nice to the world and gave them too much insight—into my life and my puppies and my house–-and I just don't feel they get that privilege any more. Like on my Twitter, I'm much more... not…
Decades before becoming one of the best working directors around (controversy aside, Zero Dark Thirty was a beautifully directed movie), Kathryn Bigelow was exercising her creative talents as a painter. That is until some guy named Andy Warhol advised her to put down her brushes and get into the film business.
The dour portraits of British monarchs past has been enlivened by the Royal Collection Trust's latest splurge — four prismatic Andy Warhol screenprints of Queen Elizabeth II wearing her tiara and the big, sparkly necklace she wore during the Silver Jubilee celebrations in 1977. The Queen, it is rumored, was pleased…
When Tom Ford guest edited Vogue Paris' Holiday issue, he put in an editorial that's a little unusual for a fashion magazine: it features only "mature women" who haven't gone under the knife.
- We've heard about it before, but apparently the specter is persistent: Lady Gaga is "terrified" and "annoyed" by a ghost that has been following her while she's on tour. The ghost's name is Ryan.
Much of the Lady Gaga cover story in the new New York magazine is familiar territory: A New York childhood; a band that went nowhere. But buried in the piece are some weird, un-Gaga facts:
- Peaches Geldof, the current face of British lingerie brand Ultimo's teen brand, may lose her contract over that little incident where she allegedly had a heroin-fueled one-night-stand with a dude named Ben who then told the Internet about it. [Sun]
"To laud Warhol as a prophet of the saturated media culture we inhabit today is to apportion praise according to the perverse logic of our own era, by which we lionize the first person to do anything." [Newsweek]