After three episodes, The Carrie Diaries hasn’t been the huge ratings success we (and the CW) had hoped for a series of its Sex and the City pedigree, but we’re holding out hope that more people who like fashion and cute boys and New York City and all the things that are good in life will catch on soon. Regardless of how well the show does, we’re pretty sure its stars, particularly AnnaSophia Robb (Carrie) and Austin Butler (her mysterious love interest, Sebastian Kydd) are destined for big things.
Butler, 21, has been in the biz for ages now, first guest-starring on shows like Hannah Montana and Zoey 101 before landing a role in the High School Musical spin-off Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure and a recurring part on Switched at Birth. But yeah, playing the new guy with the alluring whiff of bad boy on Carrie Diaries is definitely the biggest thing to happen to him. At the red-carpet premiere of the show last fall, we asked him how he thought his life would change if the show becomes a Gossip Girl-level hit.
“I just hope I can keep somewhat of a personal life,” he told us. “That’s the hardest part about this whole thing, is like, doing your job and then when you’re done, feeling like a normal person, in a way. I like to go out and go to the grocery store and all that kind of stuff, so I hope that doesn’t change.”
Of course, Butler’s been dating Vanessa Hudgens since 2011, so he knows the kind of annoying fame he’s talking about. In fact, as we were perusing photos of him, we even spotted one of him and Vanessa going grocery shopping. And here we are, perpetuating the industry that will hound him down as he buys his veggies and toilet paper. Sorry, Austin! We can’t help it, though, he’s too adorable to ignore! Browse through the pics below and see for yourself.
As fans of Sex and the City, Candace Bushnell’s YA novels The Carrie Diaries, and the entire Josh Schwartz oeuvre, we have had high, high hopes for the CW’s Carrie Diaries. And were pretty heartbroken to learn this week that AnnaSophia Robb wouldn’t be stepping into Carrie Bradshaw’s stilettos until midseason. That’s why we didn’t see any clips of it yesterday, when the new fall TV shows were trotted out for prospective advertisers. But whether by design or by leak, this morning we finally have a trailer. And we really, truly think this will be worth the wait. Here are five reasons why:
The trailer opens with Carrie doing the classic SATC confident walk through Manhattan that makes us positively giddy. Read more…
We’ll give you the juice about who was at Coachella this weekend in a minute, but first we’d like to give props to the very lovely Emma Watson. It was her birthday yesterday and what better way to celebrate than at the festival? Actually, she did find a better way to celebrate — canoodling with a fine mystery man as you can see in the photograph on the left. Happy birthday, indeed. Next up, we got Katy Perrywho has traded her bright blue Smurf hair for a darker black with deep purple highlights. She pulls off the hippie headband, doesn’t she? Someone else wearing said headband (with fewer clothes on) was Paris Hilton, who is now fully exploring her music festival avatar thanks to boyfriend, Afrojack.
Someone who really can’t carry off hippie, but is one regardless, is Vanessa Hudgens, who wore sheer thigh-highs for some odd reason. She attended the festival with boyfriend Austin Butler. Other couples included squee-worthy Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev, Fergie and Josh Duhamel and Kate Bosworth with Michael Polish. Two faces we didn’t expect to see were Dylan McDermott and Pierce Brosnan. For the full list of expected and unexpected stars, get thee to the gallery below.
Chances are pretty good that Vanessa Hudgens is having a much better (and warmer) January than you. After turning heads at the People’s Choice Awards last week in sunny Los Angeles, she and super hot co-star Josh Hutcherson flew down under to Sydney to promote Journey 2: The Mysterious Island and soak up some of the local summer rays. And now V-Hudge has been spotted mackin’ it with boyfriend Austin Butler on a beach in Hawaii. She’s like some kind of warm weather Carmen Sandiego! Do Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have some competition for the “Hottest Bikini Makeout Session” title? We certainly think so. Check out the gallery below and see for yourself!
Some boots are made for walkin’, but these boots are made for pumpin’ gas! Vanessa Hudgens caused a scene at an LA service station yesterday when she showed up wearing sexy short-shorts and thigh-high badass buckled boots. Why the extra sassy attire? Maybe she’s about to head over to new beau Austin Butler‘s place. The two have been spotted canoodling over milkshakes, like the two Disney stars they are at heart. Careful V-Hudge,Ã‚Â milkshake-sharing may lead to harder stuff…like cotton candy-sharing, or even bowling dates. That’s how people get pregnant, Vanessa! Check out more in the gallery below short short, big boot hotness in the gallery below!