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Who doesn't love a good summer fling? Well, perhaps those looking for a relationship with a little more staying power. Which current couples can make the heat last well into fall? We way the survival odds of a dozen pairings-they aren't all doomed!
Kate Hudson and Lance Armstrong - Since splitting with hubby Chris Robinson, Kate has plowed through Owen Wilson, Dax Shepard and perhaps others. Lance-who's no stranger to quickie relationships-is just a notch in her high-waisted belt.
Jen Aniston and John Mayer - After all the talk about John Mayer's um, endowment, and Jen's permanent woe-is-the-single girl status, we'd be willing to bet these two are together (at least officially in the tabloids) till New Years.
Ashley Olsen and Justin Bartha - The more responsible Olsen twin seems to have settled on this National Treasure actor for now. We'll give them at least a few more months.
Blake Lively and Penn Badgley - TV couples never seem to last off camera for more than a season or two.
Blog Posts by Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor
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- Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor | Author Blog Posts – Mon, Jun 30, 2008 8:33 PM EDT
Melissa Golden/Getty ImagesPam Anderson seems pretty even-tempered, but try messing with her beloved PETA and you're crossing a line you don't wanna cross. If you'll recall, Jessica Simpson recently angered the animal rights group by wearing a shirt with the slogan, "Real girls eat meat." Pam, a longtime vegetarian and PETA endorser took her own stab, calling Jessica a "b---- and a w----," inferring the tee "wasn't referring to actual cows or chicken, she was referring to, you know, men." What a mega diss coming from a Baywatch babe with a world famous sex-tape and several marriages under her belt.Read More »from Foul mouthed celebs: Amy Winehouse and Pam Anderson are not above name-calling
Meanwhile, singer Amy Winehouse slung her own insults across the pond at the Glastonbury festival, where concertgoers were pleasantly surprised by atypical festival performer Jay-Z. Towards the end of her set, Winehouse asked, "Are there any black people in the crowd? Let's hear it for Jay-Z," she said. "The man has got bollocks to come here, and play the tunes you don't even know you remember. Imagine if it was a
- Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor | Author Blog Posts – Mon, Jun 30, 2008 7:46 PM EDT
Dan Kitwood/Getty ImagesRead More »from Will and Jada to open Scientology based schoolâ€”deny religious affiliation
One of your favorite celebs, Will Smith, and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith are opening private school New Village Academy this fall. While the school will use study technology, the instructional methods of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, the couple claim the facility has no religious affiliation. "We are a secular school, and just like all nonreligious independent schools, faculty and staff do not promote their own religions at school or pass on the beliefs of their particular faith to children," says New Village Academy director Jacqueline Olivier. Despite the fact Will and Jada are attached at the hip to Tom Cruise and Scientology-bot Katie Holmes, they insist they are not Scientologists. Several teachers on board at the school are however are members of the church. As for classes, students can expect yoga, robotics and etiquette in addition to traditional courses.
Would you feel comfortable sending a child to Will's prep school? [Yahoo]
Dave M. Benett/Getty ImagesRead More »from Umaâ€™s getting married!
Swiss multimillionaire boyfriend, Arpad "Arki" Busson has stolen the heart of Uma Thurman… and if he didn't perhaps surprising her in London with an 8+ carat ring surrounded by 20 smaller stones sealed the deal. The couple has been together for a year and this will be his first marriage and her third (she split with her cheating baby daddy Ethan Hawk in 2003 and was married to Gary Oldman till 1992). Busson has two sons with supermodel Elle Macpherson and didn't marry her because as a devout Catholic (note: with two children out of wedlock) he refused to marry a divorcee. Hmm… looks like someone has changed their mind! Go Uma! [People][NY Daily News]
Do you think Uma will be lucky in love this time around?
- Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor | Work + Money – Mon, Jun 30, 2008 9:05 AM EDT
Frank Micelotta/Getty ImagesAfter a less-than-stellar return to the stage at last year's MTV Video Music Awards, Britney Spears has been working her tush off to get her career back on track. But what would be the best way to redeem herself? Blowing away the audience has she had done many times before (her strip tease to Oops…I did it Again and the Madonna Like a Virgin kiss performances are both infamous!) at the very same MTV award show. "Everyone deserves a second or third chance, right?" says Van Toffler, president of MTV Networks Music Group. When asked if he was kidding about getting Spears on board for the September 7 award show, Toffler said, "Sorta. Who knows?"Read More »from Gimme More? Britney Spears may return to MTV Awards
While perhaps reluctant to invite Spears back for a repeat of her disastrous turn last year, the fact of the matter is, Spears is still a major draw. Had anyone even heard of the sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" until Brit had a successful cameo? Exactly. "I'm not sure how we top Britney opening the show," says Toffler. "We are working on it every
Read More »from Is Paris Hilton going legit?
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As easy as it is to hate on the ditzy heiress, Paris Hilton has "rightfully" earned probably more than she'll even inherit. Continuing on her path to fame, Ms. Hilton wants to be more hands on, which unfortunately for us means teaming up with her musician boyfriend, Good Charlotte's Benji Madden, in the studio working on the theme song for her upcoming MTV reality show, My New BFF. "Benji and I have been working hard on it," says Paris. "He's helping me write the lyrics for the song and then I'll sing it, too." And that's only the beginning. "I'll have another album come out, for sure. I just don't know when yet. I only have the summer off, then I'll be taping another season of BFF. But an album is something I'll do." Benji has crafted many hits-let's hope he has some influence over Paris so she isn't frolicking around on the beach in a video for a mediocre pop song like a "Stars Are Blind" redux.
Do you think Paris Hilton has any talent? [E!]
- Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor | Author Blog Posts – Mon, Jun 30, 2008 8:22 AM EDT
Read More »from Gossip Boys Chace Crawford and Ed Westwick arenâ€™t gay
Fresh off of gay pride week, Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick would love to address the rumor that he and costar/roommate Chace Crawford are in a relationship on the DL. Despite reports that claimed the two shared an open-mouth kiss in Chace's trailer, Westwick claims, ""People who know me and Chace and the cast know that we are all great friends. And that's the extent of it all. Those things that go around are just amusing to us, really."
A rep for Chace Crawford is also adamantly denying the gossip. "These endless rumors are absolutely untrue," he says. Incidentally, this isn't the first gay rumor for Crawford. Earlier this year his bromance with NSync's JC Chasez sparked some buzz as well. "That whole story got blown out of whack," says Chasez. "It was so stupid, but I'm happy for him because his show is doing great, and he is a great guy."
Why do you think people so quickly jump on the gay rumor bandwagon? [US Weekly][People]
- Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor | Author Blog Posts – Fri, Jun 27, 2008 9:30 PM EDT
Michael Buckner/Getty ImagesIt's true. Lindsay and Ali Lohan's father Michael has a child out of wedlock. And this secret has been in the vault-the Lohan kids didn't even know their dad had a 13-year-old daughter with another woman. Mommy Dina is fuming that this came out! So why go public now? "Years later [the woman he was messing with behind Dina's back] contacted me, convincing me that I was the only person she was with and that she had my child," says Michael, who has never visited or paid child support but did call to acknowledge her 13th birthday. We feel pretty lucky we're not Living Lohan. Good luck, ladies. [OK]
- Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor | Author Blog Posts – Fri, Jun 27, 2008 4:24 PM EDT
It's always devastating when one of our favorite TV series is canceled prematurely. We've been in mourning over Arrested Development since 2006, watching the episodes on DVD and awaiting this longtime-rumored feature film we heard was in the works. This week Hancock star Jason Bateman confirmed it will happen, and it won't just be the equivalent of several episodes piled back to back. So what's the hold up? "We all want to do it," says Bateman. "All the actors want to do it, the writers want to do it, and the boss wants to do it. And they are working on making a deal, probably as we speak. But it's a long, sort of drawn-out, complicated business process."Read More »from Is our wish coming true? "Arrested Development" making its way to the big screen
Bateman added that the very specific tone that lends itself to non-mass audience means they can't ask for a lot of money for the production. "They're working it out, and hopefully we'll be able to know something in the next month." Oh and if you see Bateman on the street feel free to keep harassing him about the rumors. "When people
Mary Kate, is it really you? Honestly, the only way we've been able to properly identify each Olsen twin has been Ashley's pouty pucker and Mary Kate's elongated elfish grin. At the premiere of her film, The Wackness, MK bust out-gasp-a smile WITH TEETH, and now our whole system is screwed. Despite that, the girl looks good and has perfectly aligned pearly whites to boot. Who knew! [HuffPo]