Yael Kohen Examines Actresses' Extreme Weight Fluctuation For Roles

Yael Kohen is the author of We Killed, a recent oral history of the double standards leveled on female comics. Kohen has an interesting piece on The Cut today about the fascination/accolades for celebrities who drastically change their bodies for a role—and how it is particularly significant in the case of A-list… » 2/23/13 5:30pm 2/23/13 5:30pm

Natalie Portman's Cakeless Vegan Wedding Sounds Lovely

Here are some spooky through-the-bushes pictures of Nat Port's wedding to Benjamin Human Centipede: Full Sequence, which was vegan and Jewish and French and on the Big Sur coast and sounds nice, although I'm not sure about that dress. They had macarons instead of cake, and guests (including Diane Sawyer, Mike Nichols,… » 8/07/12 9:00am 8/07/12 9:00am

Gay Marriage: Brad Pitt Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is

  • Brad Pitt has donated $100,000 to the campaign to defeat Proposition 8, the California ballot initiative that would ban same-sex marriage in the state. In a statement, he says: "Because no one has the right to deny another their life even though they disagree with it, because everyone has the right to live the life…
» 9/18/08 9:00am 9/18/08 9:00am

Oprah To (Maybe) Guest Star On 30 Rock

  • Oprah! In final talks! To be on 30 Rock! She'll play herself in scenes with Tina Fey's character Liz Lemon. Will Arnett and Jennifer Aniston are also making appearances on the show this fall. The bad news? The season premiere doesn't air until October 30. [E!]
  • Paris Hilton has "manipulated" the Toronto Film Festival…
» 9/04/08 9:00am 9/04/08 9:00am

David Beckham Smashes Car & Leaves Posh With The Wreckage

  • David and Victoria Beckham were in a car crash Friday in France. David was driving his BMW to the Nice airport when he lost control and crashed into a wall. No kids were in the car; Posh was the only passenger. The vehicle had a smashed windshield and damage on the passenger side, but everyone was OK. Bex had to…
» 8/25/08 9:00am 8/25/08 9:00am