Huge Engagement Rings Show the World You're More Likely to Divorce

Don't be fooled by a diamond as big as the Ritz: Scientists say that enormous engagement rings are not a predictor of a flawless, Pinterest-perfect life together. If anything, a rock that cost as much as a European vacation is a predictor for divorce. Try not to cluck ominously the next time someone thrusts a couple… »10/08/14 1:50pm10/08/14 1:50pm

21 Things I Learned from 131 Years of Ladies' Home Journal

Ladies' Home Journal was launched in 1883 by the Philadelphia-based Curtis Publishing Group; over its lifetime, it straddled three centuries. But it's a monthly publication no more—the staff has been gutted and it'll survive as nothing more than a "special interest publication" sold only on newsstands. I.e., a ghost. »8/21/14 2:40pm8/21/14 2:40pm

Shia LaBeouf Accused of Plagiarism by Ghost World's Dan Clowes

I really don't get why plagiarism is even a thing. I mean, I understand it on a low-stakes micro scale (idiot high school kids starting their term papers an hour before the deadline), and I suppose I get why giant corporations like Urban Outfitters feel safe stealing from powerless indie designers, but prominent… »12/16/13 8:20pm12/16/13 8:20pm

Christies is auctioning off Elizabeth Taylor's first wedding dress tomorrow, the one she wore to wed

Christies is auctioning off Elizabeth Taylor's first wedding dress tomorrow, the one she wore to wed Conrad "Nicky" Hilton, not to be confused one of the two she wore the times she married Richard Burton, or any of her other eight marriages to seven men. (Image via Keystone/Getty) »6/25/13 1:40pm6/25/13 1:40pm

Helena Bonham Carter to Play Liz Taylor in BBC's Inevitably Superior Version of Liz and Dick

Bonham Carter is an inspired choice for Taylor, and Burton will no doubt be perfectly played by Jimmy McNulty Dominic West. The movie will revolve around Liz and Dick's 1983 Broadway revival of Noel Coward's play Private Lives. If you'd like a little history on the intense, fascinating relationship between Taylor and… »2/12/13 10:00am2/12/13 10:00am

Lindsay Lohan Might Have Stolen Elizabeth Taylor's Treasured Magic Bracelet of Friendship

If this item is true, my mouth is going to turn into a perfectly cylindrical firehose of barf and not stop super-soaking everything I behold until approximately 2018 (or I die of a Vitamin Barf deficiency—whichever comes first). Apparently, during the filming of Liz & Dick, Lindsay Lohan made the acquaintance of … »1/09/13 8:00pm1/09/13 8:00pm

Lindsay Lohan's Costumes in Liz & Dick: The Good, Bad and the Very Ugly

We considered reviewing Liz & Dick, but it was just so incredibly bad: Lindsay has zero sparkle, charisma or pizazz in front of the camera; there's absolutely no light in her eyes. The script was horrendous, the music didn't work, the casting — Creed from The Office? Steve from Sex and the City? — was just confusing.… »11/26/12 1:30pm11/26/12 1:30pm

Mila Kunis Is Pregnant, Declare Tabloid Gynecologists

Today in unbaby news, after taking a stroll with Ashton Kutcher during which she displayed "significant roundness in the stomach area" over the weekend, Mila Kunis immediately got the baby-bump media treatment. Can we expect Ashmi spawn in the next 9 months?! What will they name her?! When will I get another job, and… »10/29/12 9:00am10/29/12 9:00am

Elizabeth Taylor Had a Threesome With JFK and Another Dude in a Pool

In the age of designer drugs and Twitter and cell phone pictures of celebrities grinding with each other to music composed almost entirely of beeps, there's something classy about an old-school Hollywood scandal. Even Lindsay Lohan's sordid exploits can't match those of Elizabeth Taylor, whom Lohan depicts in the… »10/11/12 9:00am10/11/12 9:00am

Lindsay Lohan's Probation Is Almost Over, But Her Criminal Past Is Causing Trouble Already

In less than 24 hours, barring any last minute brushes with the law, Lindsay Lohan will be off probation for the first time in four years. That means no more morgue duty, no more court-ordered therapy, and no more jail time. She's looking to get back to work and start fresh, but it her criminal record is already… »3/28/12 8:00pm3/28/12 8:00pm

Jill Zarin Scores Ring From Liz Taylor Auction

While out celebrating her 11th wedding anniversary to her husband Bobby last night, Jill Zarin showed off the giant cocktail ring her bought her from Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry collection auction last month. While in the video footage on TMZ, Jill says she and her husband "don't talk about money," the ring-designed by… »1/05/12 6:10pm1/05/12 6:10pm

Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Collection Sold For More Money Than Anyone Imagined

Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry collection fetched a whopping, record-breaking $115 million at auction, beating all estimates. The famous 33.19 carat emerald-cut diamond ring she wore sold for $8.8 million. The auction house had projected it would go for $2.5-$3.5 million. When Richard Burton bought it, in 1968, he paid… »12/14/11 12:45pm12/14/11 12:45pm

Elizabeth Taylor's Ginormous Diamonds Are Available For Your Perusal

Elizabeth Taylor's world-famous collection of fine jewelry, including the 33.19 ct diamond ring Richard Burton gave her, is on public display at Christie's in Manhattan, pending an auction that is expected to see $50 million in total sales. You could also pick up Taylor's first wedding dress, her Louis Vuitton luggage… »12/02/11 12:40pm12/02/11 12:40pm

What Elizabeth Taylor Ate On A Typical Day, Circa 1960

There are more than a few interesting tidbits in designer Vicky Tiel's forthcoming memoir It's All About The Dress about the Hollywood elite, which also includes a detailed list of what Elizabeth Taylor liked to eat on a day-to-day basis, the Village Voice has learned. Among her requested items were bacon, fried… »9/12/11 5:45pm9/12/11 5:45pm