Why, hello. And a happy New Year to you.
Just like the rest of us, celebrities can't walk past a table of Girl Scouts without buying several boxes. That includes Tom Hanks, who (when recognized) stuck for pictures and told some passersby they could have a photograph... if they bought some cookies.
Every once in a great while, your moment to shine presents itself like a beacon summoning you towards greatness. You have to know how to seize it, to work it and to own it, ladies and gentlemen. That's what this young man here has taught us.
Not being well-versed in the sciences at all, it never even occurred to me that diamond stars are a thing. Yet according to scientists who actually know about these things, not only have they predicted diamond stars' existence, a team has actually discovered one!
One writer feels with Elizabeth Taylor dies the end of, not just an era, but the phenomenon of stars who owned their bodies — and worked it.
We feared a post-Oscars Franco-overload. To judge by today's news, our fears were justified. So now that the world's getting Franco-fatigue, what should be his next move?
In 2007, Owen Wilson tried to commit suicide. And yet somehow we are not constantly reminded of his psychological problems. Let's examine this oversight.
Jack is — regretfully — unwilling to be a dirty old man.
For a man of few words, Ryan Gosling has said many a fascinating thing.
We're just going to run the first sentence of this piece verbatim. "With a ballet-dancer frame perfect for Rodarte and Valentino, the 12-year-old star of Sofia Coppola's new film, Somewhere, has emerged as a fashion-world darling." Fashion: not even pretending!
Stars like Kim Kardashian, Dana Delany, and Lisa Rinna are becoming part of a trend: it's now okay to admit that you had plastic surgery, and that you hated it.
Whenever there's a blind item about a closeted celeb, it happens. Name after name after prominent name gets knowingly thrown around until, no matter who the item actually refers to, you're left wondering: are all the big stars gay?
Meet the "club girl," which the LA TImes defines as "a glamorous breed of covert reporters who infiltrate Hollywood's VIP sanctums to write celebrity exposés for the tabloids." We'll define this as a job no kindergartner should aspire to.
Ron Galella is a legend. His work has hung in the Museum Of Modern Art. He's been punched in the face by Marlon Brando and sued by Jackie O. Some call him repulsive. Galella calls himself a "paparazzi superstar."
Governor Schwarzenegger has signed a bill that would make it illegal for paparazzi to take unauthorized photos of stars in "personal or familial activity.'' But will this really curb our insatiable desire for pics of Megan Fox and other luminaries?
We're living in absurd times, where magazine covers and gossip columns are devoted to covering details about "stars" like Jon & Kate and "Speidi." Salon's Heather Havrilesky calls this "The Triumph Of The Uncelebrity." I call it tragic.