The book that Alicia Silverstone read in the 9th grade that said "'Tis a far, far better thing doing stuff for other people" clearly had an effect on her; she's long been a vegan PETA supporter, and now she's adding breastfeeding advocacy to her repertoire.
Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights has launched a star-heavy initiative called Draw the Line, which controversially asserts that women are people who should be able to make decisions about their own bodies. It seems crazy that we've arrived at a place where this is a necessary thing that we have to tell our…
If you were lucky but not too lucky, you probably knew someone when you were a kid who had a pool that they'd either a) let you use or b) wouldn't guard very well. Just imagine, for a moment, if your neighborhood pool parents just so happened to be Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick, who do adorable things like film…
CBS has picked up a new batch of half-baked shows that will either give viewers salmonella or be melty and delicious, including a Sherlock Holmes show called — brace yourselves — Elementary. Another Sherlock Holmes something, you say with an exasperated sigh and an exclamation point[!] Ah, but this Sherlock Holmes…
Remember when we found out that Whitney Houston had officially died from an "accidental drowning" and that cocaine may have played some role in her death? Well, now sadly it looks like cocaine had a starring role. The official coroner's report just came out, and it has new and disturbing details about the drug…
While overall this red carpet was — how to put this delicately? — not what one would hope, there were some very, very bright spots indeed.
Glamour's 20th annual Women of the Year awards at Carnegie Hall brought together world leaders and royalty with the Hollywood varietal. And the clothes? From regal to royal mess!
Last night's grand (boring) event gave us all three fashion possibilities — in spades. Brace yourselves, and let's dissect.
To the layman, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Performers Peer Group Emmy reception" at Beverly Hills' Chakra sounds like an awful college seminar. No idea how it feels to non-laymen. Hopefully the stars who attended had fashion breakthroughs.
- While playing at the Nashville Pride festival yesterday, Vanessa Carlton came out to the crowd, stating: "I've never said this before, but I am a proud bisexual woman." [AfterEllen]
It's going to be okay. After the train-wreck that was the Golden Globes, the stars all showed, chastened and sheepish and back in form for Saturday's SAGs. Christina, Marion, Penelope...it's so nice to have you back!
[Los Angeles, January 23. Image via Getty]
The fun didn't stop on the red carpet! And by "fun" I mean stars in grotesque outfits. At the Weinstein Co. and Warner Bros./InStyle GG parties, the sartorial awfulness didn't stop until the break of dawn.
Awards show season kept rolling right along last night with the 15th annual Critic's Choice Awards, and though not everyone left with a statue, the night was a victory for mostly everyone on the red carpet.
And when they were bad? They were truly horrid:
- Jessica Alba put up posters of sharks in Oklahoma City — defacing a United Way billboard — and then took pictures of herself, arms raised victorious. Turns out…