We can’t believe it’s been nearly five years since Kim Kardashian dropped trou for Playboy. We feel like it was only yesterday she was telling Glamour that she posed nude for the “independence,” claiming “I was always by the book, such the straight arrow when it came to pleasing my parents and being a good daughter.” Oh wait…that was just last year. Okay, so Kim has been getting a leverage from her various nude exploits for a long time. “These pics are from behind the scenes at my Playboy shoot back in 2007. Charlene Roxbourough styled me, Matt van Leeuwen did my makeup, Clyde Haygood did my hair and Hype Williams shot it!,” she posted with the photos. Based on the vintage pics, it seems like there were three key ingredients to Kim’s superior Playboy cover:
Paparazzi camera technology is…really startling sometimes. Also startling? Cassie‘s willingness to get completely topless aboard Diddy‘s yacht off the coast of Capri this week. There have to be dozens of butlers and servants bustling around, girl! Then again, we guess if we had a crazy nice body, one of the world’s top five richest rap artists as our boyfriend and access to a superyacht, we’d be a lot less prudish about our semi-nakedness too. Step aboard a superyacht and your top probably just drops right off. Luckily a glass of Moet, $100,000 in cash and a signed photo of Rick Ross suddenly appear in it’s place, so it’s not like you feel bad about it or anything.
Despite the fact they are currently (and probably always) enjoying half-nude vacays, Diddy and Cassie have never formerly acknowledged their relationship. That being said rumors of them dating have been swirling since at least 2008 and, oh right, she’s topless aboard his yacht. Man, how exactly does one get a gig as Diddy’s protege? It seems like a pretty sweet deal. Do you think the members of Danity Kane looks at this photo with a mixture of rage and jealousy, or are they just glad they get to save on sunscreen? Maybe both?
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Imagine, if you would, a time before we ever knew that Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson were a real-life couple. A time when they were fresh new faces to most of us, the perfect embodiment of characters that had previously lived only in our heads after we’d become obsessed with Stephenie Meyer‘s Twilight books. A time when it was just exciting enough to imagine how much passion they’d bring to the screen as Edward and Bella. Ooof. It’s hard, we know, but it seems like we need to go back to those days and completely separate what we know of the real-life drama between Kristen and Robert. We — and probably the folks at Summit Entertainment — hope that these newly released stills from Breaking Dawn – Part 2 will remind us all that the fictional Edward and Bella are still going to get their happily ever after. That is, of course, after they gather up all their special allies and face down the threat of the Volturi who are convinced that Renesmee represents the ultimate violation of vampire law. With the exception of the photo of Bella showing her daughter her new locket and a pic of Meyer in that legendary field of flowers, these pics aren’t entirely new; they all debuted in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly. But they’re new to our site, and we’re going to enjoy every last pixel of them like they’re our very own pints of Cinnamon Toast Crunch-flavored Ben and Jerry’s. (OMG, B&J, you need to make that a thing.)
[Photos: Summit Entertainment]
Where is our check book? What’s the conversion rate from euros? What is the fastest way to get our grubby mitts on a Ryan Gosling coloring book? A complete genius by the name of Mel Elliot came up with the book, entitled Colour Me Good: Ryan Gosling, which features page after page of blank Gosling pictures for you to color to your heart’s content. Just the idea of it gives us the same sense of calm joy we had when we first found out about wingsuits, or learned that Taco Bell is using Doritos for taco shells. The book retails for approximately $12, which means Mel Elliot is about to earn…$12 billion dollars.
We hope Ryan sees all our frantic scribbling as a compliment, especially since no one is going to see it unless they’re staring at our refrigerator door. We are already planning our color scheme for Ryan’s dog George and his Blue Valentine costar Michelle Williams, but we can only pray Mel Elliot included our favorite Gosling images in his book. If not, we’ll just have to buy the sequel. Note: is it called a sequel if it’s just another coloring book?
The Olympics may be over, but we’re holding on to memories of cheering on our favorite athletes for dear life. There’s something truly beautiful about the Olympic Games and how it unites a country (and gives us something to talk about in an awkward elevator encounter). We do not want to say goodbye! That’s why we spent today looking for ways to indulge in the games for just a little while longer. Something tells us some of the Games’ breakout stars will never be too far from our radar! For now, here are 10 of our favorite ways to not let go of the 2012 Summer Olympics:
1. Ryan Lochte will be appearing on an upcoming episode of the CW’s 90210. He will cross paths with recently reunited couple Naomi (AnnaLynne McCord) and Max (Josh Zuckerman) at a resort, where they are attempting to strengthen their relationship. For his sake, we hope he acts better than he interviews!
2. Have you seen Michael Phelps in the new Louis Vuitton ad? If your answer is “Hmmm I don’t remember…” then no, you haven’t seen it because it is definitely unforgettable! Michael Phelps has proven to be more than just a trendy athlete to love. He overcame a bad reputation and is now only regarded of as the most decorated Olympian of all time.
3. We can’t get enough of the McKayla Maroney Is Not Impressed meme, and we know it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Her unimpressed face photobombs the most perfectly chosen images throughout the day. McKayla got in on the fun when Aly Raisman tweeted this photo of Maroney, Kyla Ross and herself standing outside a closed swimming pool.
Long before that Kristen Stewart thing we don’t want to talk about, and even as the steady stream of Breaking Dawn – Part 2 promo pics and teasers began to flow, Robert Pattinson was on a mission. Not to alienate the Twilight fans who made him a household name, but to reel in a whole new audience as well — the film-critic types, the artsy folk, the Wall Street types who’d never be caught dead watching sparkly vampires — with his sexy, weird David Cronenberg film Cosmopolis. We saw it in his European magazine interviews, his Cannes appearances and, of course, in the sneak peeks of the film itself.
And though the rest of us got pretty distracted by his Twilight-entangled love-life woes, the past two days are proof that Pattinson will not be sidetracked from his goal. He gamely showed up for the New York premiere of the movie last night, and was an amazing sport for his appearance on The Daily Show. He knew we’d all tune in to see what he’d say about Kristen, and yet he managed to end the interview on his terms, challenging Twilight fans to help make Cosmopolis a huge success at the box office. And this morning, he and Cronenberg took part in the time-honored tradition of people from all sorts of walks of life ringing the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange. Sure, there are probably plenty of Twi-hards buying and selling stocks and bonds on Wall Street, but it’s also a big push to make Rob’s own stock rise as an actor who can appeal to all kinds of crowds. Also, he made his typically adorable range of faces throughout the appearance. Enjoy!
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It’s no secret that birthday girl Mila Kunis is one of Hollywood’s hottest celebs. As evidenced by her July Interview spread, the 29-year-old seems to be getting even more gorgeous with each passing year. We’ve previously discussed how her perfectly shaped and bold eyebrows may totally be putting Mila on a whole new level of beauty, but this girl seems to be pretty much working everything she’s got. She is striking in an unconventional way that makes us ever so intrigued about what’s going on behind her large, dark eyes. She is mysterious while simultaneously being the girl-next-door … well, if you live near extremely attractive people.
OK, so clearly we have a girl crush on Mila but please tell us how it is possible not to. Not only is she one stunning lady but she radiates a refreshing confidence that is hard not to admire. Starring in successful movies like Ted, Black Swan, Friends With Benefits and The Book of Eli, Mila has demonstrated a unique amount of depth in her acting, talent that may just be the cause for her unflinching self-assurance. Not only can she completely transform into a manipulative ballerina in Black Swan but she also has a knack for comedy, apparent from her long-term involvement in shows like That ’70s Show and Family Guy.
While we might still have mixed feelings regarding Kunis’ recent romance with Ashton Kutcher, we definitely are not confused about how we feel about Mila. This girl is a winner. So without further ado, take a look at 29 of her hottest looks to celebrate the day this wonderous woman was born.
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After a whirlwind 15-month reign as the most unhateably ecstatic couple, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux have announced their engagement today! The two Wanderlust costars have been on a romantic wanderlust of their own since May of last year, and in the process have given us some truly adorable photo ops. It’s incredible, we never thought we’d be happy to see her with anyone other than Ross Geller! So as our way of saying congrats, we’ve assembled a timeline of their relationship, as well as our picks for their 12 cutest photos of all time. Enjoy!
2007: The pair met while Jennifer was visiting the set of Tropic Thunder. The film was co-written by Justin Theroux with Jen’s good friend Ben Stiller.
Summer 2010: Met again on the set of Wanderlust. Jennifer was actually in this one, as was Justin. She claims to have not recognized him at first because of his long hair and beard he had for the film.
I already know the answer is no, Adam Lambert fans do not at all care whether Adam Lambert’s new tattoo is a misquote, because once he has said/written/sung any words, they are his and therefore completely right. And we actually rather like his “Musica delenit bestiam feram” tat, as celebrity ink goes. But just as a public service, in case you were about to run to your local parlor to copy it, we wanted to mention one tiny little detail. The words, translated to “Music soothes the savage beast,” are a common alteration to the original quote, from English poet William Congreve‘s 1697 play The Mourning Bride, which actually says, “Music has charms to soothe a savage breast.” Then again, modern-day people would feel pretty weird about inking themselves with anything about soothing breasts, even if you know no one means it that way. This is just like how Judas Priest turned the phrase “You’ve got another think coming,” into their signature song “You’ve Got Another Thing Coming.” “Thing” and “beast” make much more sense to me, too.
Just for fun, here are some pics of Lambert’s other tattoos, about which my inner English major can’t find anything to nitpick:
Seriously, what is wrong with people? This is one of those things that makes us never want to look at the Internet again, despite the fact that it pays our rent: Apparently all sorts of people were commenting on Tia Mowry and husband Cory Hardrict‘s 1-year-old son Cree, calling him ugly. A 1-year-old child. Not that we deny there is such a thing as unattractive kids, but why would anyone ever say such a thing aloud, let alone in a public forum where his mother can see it?
“It’s disgusting that some focus on looks. I brought a beautiful child into this world,” Tia wrote on Facebook last week. And since then she’s posted a handful of other photos only proving that, even if it’s wrong to focus on looks, this baby is doing just fine in that department. He makes some pretty goofy faces, mind you, but they adorable goofy faces that only prove that he’s inherited some of his mama’s comedic skills. Here are a few photos just to show the haters how wrong they are:
Just one thing we’d like to mention to Tia, however. Even though you’ve written a book, Oh, Baby!, about pregnancy and are clearly just doing your best to promote it, this kind of statement does kind of rub non-parents the wrong way if that is all that ever comes out of your mouth.