While Emma Watson’s Vogue cover might make the Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part II star seems like just your regular ol’ beautiful billionaire, inside that gorgeous wealthy shell is a human being just like your or us straining to break free. Well, like you or us if we were either good-looking or rich. “I have had no control over my life. I have lived in a complete bubble,” the actress says about her Harry Potter days in the interview. “They found me and picked me for the part. And now I’m desperately trying to find my way through it.” Oh Emma. If only she could know the real freedom that comes from using public transportation, or buying clothes than are worth less than most people’s monthly income. Having an old man fall asleep on you on the bus is the stuff real life is made of!
“I have felt for the last ten years I have had this battle; I’ve been fighting so hard to have an education. It’s been this uphill struggle,” Emma says, with regards to her decision to study briefly at Brown University. “I was Warner Bros.’ pain in the butt. I was their scheduling conflict. I was the one who made life difficult.” As Watson explains, “I have to really enjoy the good things because it makes the bad things OK.” It’s a good thing she has literally tens of millions of good things to enjoy.
Well guys, the 20th annual MTV Movie Awards has come and gone, and it feels like the day after Christmas around these parts. But don’t fret, because you can relive the magic again and again with our complete guide to the night’s best red carpet styles! We already showed you which celebs were the Movie Awards’ best dressed, and now you can check out the whole glamorous gang. Emma Watson, Leighton Meester, Reese Witherspoon, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, and of course, her royal hotness Kristen Stewart: all your favorites are just a click away!
While anyone who reads TheFABlife knows we’re just a tad biased, our gurl Kristen Stewart (photos) took – nay, RAN AWAY WITH – the cake for Best Dressed at the 2011 MTV Movie Awards. The sparkle, the high hemline, the color! Her perfectly tousled ‘do! It was a fashion squee to be heard ’round the world.
Other contenders for TFL’s Best Dressed trophy were Leighton Meester, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Emma Stone. We really enjoyed the variety the ladies brought to the red carpet, from Elle Fanning‘s lil’ romper to Hailee Steinfeld‘s chic pantsuit to Selena Gomez‘s nod to the 1960s. Check out TheFABlife’s Best Dressed at the 2011 MTV Movie Awards.
This Sunday we’re gonna be glued to our TV sets watching the 20th annual MTV Movie Awards, and if you’re into glitz, glamor, and good times we suggest you do the same! It’s an evening dedicated to the craft of acting, comedy, fighting, and badassery, but most importantly to the craft of mackin’ it with a super hot costar while the cameras roll. All night we wait with baited breath to see which steamy screen couple will take home the coveted “Best Kiss Award.”
TheFABLife faves Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson have won the honor two years running for their part in the Twilight series, and this year they face stiff competition from Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ellen Page in Inception, Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One, and Mila Kunis and Natalie Portman in Black Swan. Twi-Bro Taylor Lautner is even making a play for the crown for his lip lock with K-Stew in Eclipse.
Who’s gonna get the golden popcorn this year? Tune in Sunday at 9 PM and find out! To hold you over, check out our collection of the most sizzling kisses from the past ten years! Please don’t drool, it might short out your keyboard. Who do you think had the best movie kiss of all time?
Oscar who? The nominees for the the 2011 MTV Movie Awards -the only award show that REALLY matters- are fresh off the presses today! The Twilight Saga’s Eclipse came out on top, grabbing a total of eight nominations, followed by Inception with seven, and Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 1 with six. All are nominated for Best Movie, along with (you guessed it) Black Swan and The Social Network.
SNL’s Jason Sudeikis is set to host this year’s show, which airs on Sunday June 5th at 9 PM from Los Angeles. And judging from the nominees, it’s going to be heavy on the heart-trobs. The Best Male Performance category will feature Robert Pattinson’s jawline going head to head with fellow Twi-Bro Taylor Lautner’s rock hard abs. But that’s not all! Wiz-kid hottie Daniel Radcliffe will also be weighing in as well as Hollywood Homecoming King Zac Efron for his role in Charlie St. Cloud. And Jesse “For The Last Time I’m Not Michael Cera” Eisenberg, well…he’s just happy to be included (for The Social Network, natch).
For the ladies, Emma Watson and Kristen Stewart rep their mega-blockbuster supernatural franchises (Harry Potter and Twilight, respectively), alongside Natalie Portman for her Academy Award winning role in Black Swan, Emma Stone in her not-Academy Award winning role in Easy A, and Jennifer Aniston for her performance in Just Go With It.
But you don’t have to wait til June to get in on the MTV Movie Awards action. Visit MTV.comto cast your vote for your favorite nominees! Make your voice heard! Check out the complete list after the jump.
We’re glad Emma Watson denies bullying rumors about her time at Brown. It’s hard enough finishing your education without some sophomore yelling “Alohomora!” every time you go to open a car door. In a letter posted to her official website, the actress says reports that students heckledÃ‚Â Watson with Harry Potter quotes is pure fiction. “I felt the need to let you all know the reason I took a semester off from Brown had nothing to do with bullying as the media have been suggesting recently. I have never been bullied in my life and certainly never at Brown,” Emma explains. “This ’10 points to Gryffindor’ incident never even happened. I feel the need to say this because accusing Brown students of something as serious as bullying and this causing me to leave seems beyond unfair.” Besides, as soon as Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part II hits theaters, people will be screaming at her in public all day long, only this time with pure excitement. Why taint that experience?
As well-mannered and polite her classmates might be, it’s unlikely Emma will be returning to Brown, or any school, anytime soon, seeing as how she is just starting to film The Perks Of Being A Wallflower in Pittsburgh. “Please don’t try and speculate about what I might do in September – no one can possibly know because I don’t even know yet! Like my other fellow Brown students I am trying to figure out my third year and whether or not I will spend it abroad (this is common),” she writes. At least potentially hecklers aren’t likely to come up with many shout-able lines from Wallflower. Much less Hogwarts-related material in that one.
We guess we didn’t realize that some Ivy League schools admitted nine-year-olds. That’s the only want we can understand reports that Emma Watson was teased at Brown by fellow students shouting Harry Potter quotes. There must be serious Doogie Hooser-type academics on campus, because we can’t imagine any college students of the proper age or maturity level would act like such nerdlingers.
According to sources, the heckling went from class, where any comments from Watson would merit such witty bon mots as “Three points for Gryffindor!,” to the football stadium during a Harvard/Brown game last Fall, where sources say the actress “sat with two security guards in orange vests” and had to be “escorted in and out of the stadium” while nearby students “shouted Harry Potter phrases at her.” Emma Watson left Brown this past winter to pursue other film work, such as the role of Sam in The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, though some have suggested the non-stop teasing might have made the decision to leave all the more easy. Maybe after Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2is released this summer, Emma’s classmates will finally settle down. If not, maybe we can call their Mom to come pick them up. Boy is she is going to be pissed.
The boys at Brown must be crying onto their laptops today: Emma Watson is putting University on hold to focus on movie projects. “I love Brown and I love studying pretty much more than anything but recently I’ve had so much to juggle that being a student AND fulfilling my other commitments has become a little impossible,” she said on her website. “I’ve decided to takeÃ‚Â a bit of timeÃ‚Â off to completely finish my work on Harry Potter (the last one comes out this summer) and to focus on my other professional and acting projects.Ã‚Â I will still be working towardsÃ‚Â my degree… itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s just going to take me a semester or two longer than I thought.”
Watson hasn’t done much film outside of the Potter films—just a BBC original movie Ballet Shoes, voice work for The Tale Of Despereaux, and a small role in Kenneth Branagh‘s upcoming My Dinner With Marilyn. Her decision to put school, which she just began in Fall ’09, on hold, suggests she’s serious about maintaining a career after the franchise is finished. We’ve already heard Watson will film an adaptation of The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, but does she have more roles in store before she heads back to Brown…assuming she actually returns?
Blake Lively may have brought the gown, but she wasn’t the belle of Elle UK’s Style Awards last night. Lively got a little too fashion-forward on the red carpet, with so much blue fabric pouring out of the front of her top that the Gossip Girl‘s outfit looked like flimsy maternity wear. Emma Watson had no such problem, wearing a short pink dress from Hakaan that hopefully reminded Blake that cut-outs should be flattering, not random (also, there’s “leggy” and then there’s a giant gap between the folds of your dress). Blake better hope Green Lantern is a hit—she can’t just assume she’ll be the ingenue anymore.
Get a closer look at both dresses in the gallery below.
Is it just us, or do there seem to be more and more televised award shows each year? That means one thing (and it has nothing to do with awards)—there’s more red carpet fashion than ever. When we compiled our list of favorite fashion moments from 2010, we had quite a crop to choose from. Gone are the days where the only shows worth mentioning were the Emmys, Grammys and Oscars. This year’s style compilation comes to you courtesy of the Creative Arts Emmys, the SAG Awards, and even the ESPYs. Oh, and a couple dozen film premieres, too. Check out who made our cut for best dressed celebs of 2010 in the gallery below—including just about everyone from Mad Men, a very GOOP-y celeb we love to hate, and the most famous half-vampire couple ever.