Barbra Streisand ended her 51-year absence from The Tonight Show yesterday, joining Jimmy Fallon for a duet medley and solidifying her legendary status. Babs was Fallon’s only guest, making up for lost time on the late night circuit.
Jennifer Aniston and Barbra Streisand are both polarizing stars in their own way. Either you love them for their work and their signature senses of style, or you hate them because you are on Team Angelina, a hardcore Republican, or just averse to showtunes and Friends. So these shots of Aniston dressed as Babs in this month’s Harper’s Bazaar will thrill you or make you want to claw your eyes out. (We are thrilled – they’re delightfully campy and fabulous, and deep down we are really just a gay man at heart so we love that. You can view all the photo’s on the Harper’s site.)
Aniston is a longtime admirer of Streisand’s and says of the photos “I have no idea what people are going to think about it. Everybody has an opinion; it’s just what people love to have. But that’s okay. Art is so subjective, and people can react however they want. Barbra inspires me because there isn’t anything she hasn’t done that she wanted to do, especially as a female in the time when her generation was prime. She’s a true renaissance woman.” Personally, we’re happy to see Jen do an interview where no reference is made to her relationship status and she’s not exposing side boob.
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Megan Fox wasn’t wearing an engagement ring at the Jonah Hex premiere in Hollywood last night—guess they really did lose the thing in Hawaii—but the actress certainly looked like something Brian Austin Green would get all up on. Ironically, the erstwhile David Silver was nowhere to be found at the event, while co-star Josh Brolin was joined by wife Diane Lane, dad James Brolin and stepmom Barbra Streisand. Babs could make the premiere but BAG couldn’t? Support your surgically enhanced catch, dude!
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Deadline Hollywood Daily has leaked the entire proposal for notorious Batman producer Jon Peters‘ upcoming tell-all, Studio Head, and it looks even more disgusting than we knew already. If the hairdresser-turned-studio exec-turned-lawsuit magnet is to be believed, he’s nailed every woman he ever wanted to—except for Elle MacPherson. “He tried everything, and, with Jon, that means everything, but he could not melt her antipodean heart.” And somehow, no one else could resist.
- Barbra Streisand: “He found Barbra totally hot. He loved her body, particularly her heretofore concealed legs and derriere, and he was overtly provocative in telling her so. What really turned him on was that he saw her becoming even hotter under his Pygmalion makeover skills.”
- Barbara Walters: “She plied Jon with champagne and caviar, then changed into ‘something comfortable,’ leaving her bedroom door strategically ajar as she stripped down to her bra and panties, giving Jon a 20-20 view, as it were, of the Barbara W in all her glory. Whether Barbara was setting a trap to get the scoop of a lifetime, or whether she was making a sincere pass, Jon didn’t snap at the bait.”
Jon Peters is best known for producing ’80s blockbusters like Batman and Flashdance with Peter Guber, demanding giant mechanical spiders in his films, and fielding sexual harassment cases from men and women alike. But if he gets his way, Peters will soon be known as “a Hollywood legend for seduction as much as production.”
In the proposal for Studio Head, an upcoming memoir Harper-Collins paid $700,000 for, Peters reportedly discusses his experiences with such stars as Barbra Streisand, Pamela Anderson, Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Sharon Stone (“a cyclone sexually”). He even describes Streisand’s romantic sessions with her leading men, as well as her “molestation” by longtime producer Ray Stark. Imagine what he’s not telling us.
If this sounds like the desperate last act of a man who needs cash fast, you’re probably right. While Peters rise from Streisand’s hairdresser to co-chairman of Sony Pictures made him a Hollywood legend, he’s only brought two films to the screen in the last decade, Ali and Superman Returns. With his financial woes, one can see why he’s willing to spill on anyone unfortunate enough to have slept with him.
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The conservative pundits were right! Barack Obama has stacked his cabinet with celebrities like Morgan Freeman, Barbra Streisand, George Jones, The Who and Twyla Tharp! Dude is crazy!
Actually, those five are the line-up of 2008 Kennedy Center Honorees, who were treated to a fine fete last night. Obama wasn’t present—though Streisand took a peck on the cheek from our current president, yow—but plenty of stars were there to salute and perform for the legends of film, song and stage. The ceremony won’t air on CBS until December 30th, so you’ll just have to check out the gallery to see who got gussied up for the event.
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