Tootsie Costume Made Dustin Hoffman Face the Patriarchy

In an AFI interview from late 2012 that’s just starting to gain some traction now, in the summer doldrums, Dustin Hoffman talked about how, when he was first made-up as Dorothy Michaels during his preliminary preparations for Tootsie, he had a revelation about the unreasonable expectations our society has for female… » 7/07/13 1:00pm 7/07/13 1:00pm

The Gorgeous Dresses and Hot Messes of the Oscars Red Carpet

Last night at the 85th annual Academy Awards, for the most part, the look on the red carpet was classic Hollywood glamour. Like rare birds during mating season, A-listers tried to outshine each other, and some of the bright plumage and peacockery on display was truly stunning. Alas, there were a few sartorial missteps… » 2/25/13 11:20am 2/25/13 11:20am

Chris Brown Totaled His Car En Route to Charity Appearance With Little…

Yesterday afternoon Chris Brown wrecked his Porsche after being chased down by the rabid paparazzi on the way to a charity event, according to the Beverly Hills Police Department. Brown's PR rep (#2 most thankless job after "professional human shit shoveler") explained how it happened: » 2/10/13 11:30am 2/10/13 11:30am

Taylor Swift and Harry Styles Are Never Ever Getting—Oh, Fuck It

Nothing gold can stay, including Taylor Swift and Harry Styles' brief foray into exclusivity. New reports claim that Haylor has ended their 65-day-and-one-Press Baby relationship after a disastrous New Year's Eve in the British Virgin Islands. As the Daily Mail quaintly puts it, the two "had an almighty row," after… » 1/08/13 9:00am 1/08/13 9:00am

Ashley Judd's Political Career Looking Pretty Real

Recently Ashley Judd spoke to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand about possibly running for Senate in 2014. Alternatively, she might wait until 2016 to go up against Kentucky Republican and spawn of Ron Paul, Rand Paul. State Democratic senator Rep. John Yarmuth says that Judd's beyond your average pompous Hollywood liberal:… » 12/04/12 9:00am 12/04/12 9:00am

Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy Split, Rain Falls on the Grassy Knoll of…

Next time you're in a Walgreens or a Duane Reade and you see that bizarre Taylor Swift display with the swag and the CDs and shit, offer your condolences to her 2-dimensional cardboard likeness, for she and Conor Kennedy are no more. Apparently the two "quietly parted ways awhile ago" and "it was a distance thing."… » 10/26/12 9:00am 10/26/12 9:00am

Anna Wintour Gives Kim Kardashian the Ultimate Diss

Kim Kardashian may be dating megastar Kanye West, but that doesn't mean she was welcome among the A-listers at last night's Met Gala. In fact, she was expressly forbidden to attend by Queen Anna Wintour herself. A source reports, "The Met Gala is $25,000 a ticket, but Kim can't even buy her way in, Anna Wintour does… » 5/08/12 8:00pm 5/08/12 8:00pm

Tom Cruise On Oprah, Day 2: The Fart Scene In Rainman Was Totally Real

Today was the second part of Oprah's two-day extravaganza with boring, sedentary Tom Cruise. This time, Tom actually came to Oprah's studio and appeared in front of her audience, and the whole thing was just a big ego stroke, as the entire show seemed to consist of pre-taped anecdotes and congratulatory well-wishes… » 5/05/08 8:00pm 5/05/08 8:00pm