The 2015 White House Correspondents’ Dinner (lovingly dubbed “nerd prom”) isn’t you’re average star studded occasion. No, actually it’s better—with some of Hollywood’s finest stars joining the ranks of America’s politicians in Washington D.C. for an evening of gorgeous red carpet ensembles, fine dining and a few words from President Barack Obama himself. Basically, it’s like House of Cards meets the Oscars.
This year, for White House Correspondents’ Association’s 101st bash, we’re expecting nothing … read more
Bow down to the Knowles women. Tina Knowles looks all sorts of stunning in a photo from her April 12 wedding to actor Richard Lawson, which took place aboard a yacht in Newport Beach, California. In the show-stopping snapshot, Knowles is surrounded by loved ones, including her daughters Beyoncé and Solange and longtime friend Kelly Rowland. All of the ladies wore white and red lipstick, with Beyoncé donning a crown of flowers atop her head. The photo is reminiscent of Solange’s wedding snaps from … read more
Twenty years ago, Cozy Freidman had a revelation when a friend’s son started crying on the way to a hair cut: Why aren’t there any hair salons for kids?
So she quit her job, went to barber school, got licensed to cut hair — and after two years of trying to convince people she wasn’t nuts — opened her first of two Cozy’s Cuts for Kids in 1994.
Part toy store, part-playground, the NYC salons specialized in distracting scared kids using time tested techniques and flat screen TV’s. That … read more
Playwright and legendary AIDS activist Larry Kramer expounded in on his new book, The American People: Volume 1: A Search for My Heart, which is billed by its publisher as “a novel” but which Kramer says is a “history,” and which, as usual with Kramer, is creating controversy. In The American People, Kramer describes George Washington as a man who had sex with men — a “big queen,” he said in an interview — and writes the same of Alexander Hamilton, who “was in love with George,” Ben Franklin, … read more
Kim Kardashian strode through the streets of Yerevan during her first visit to Armenia, where she celebrated her paternal family roots. Curiously, the reality star toted a cardboard cutout of her li’l brother Rob’s mug; Rob reportedly described his sister as “the bitch from Gone Girl” in a now-deleted Instagram post. WHAT’S BLOOMING IN THE DESERT Is a reconciliation in the air? Bradley Cooper was spotted chatting with former girlfriend Suki Waterhouse at Coachella. Joining them was “American … read more
James Franco gets candid about his sexuality and seemingly gay persona in the latest issue of FourTwoNine magazine, in which he interviews himself as “Straight James Franco” talking to “Gay James Franco.” The 36-year-old actor has been the subject of gay rumors since he was in high school. Now as celebrity, his public image has become entwined with his ambiguous sexuality, bolstered by his taking on homoerotic roles and directing gay-centric films. Even Zachary Quinto, who plays opposite Franco … read more
Before he was busted for inventing war stories, “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams had pitched NBC and CBS about making him the next Jay Leno or David Letterman. And that bizarre minidrama is only the tip of the dysfunctional iceberg called NBC News, according to an investigative report by Gabriel Sherman in this week’s New York magazine. Sherman paints a picture of a news division unsure of how to recover lost ratings ground, torn by internal rivalries and hobbled by a celebrity journalism … read more
Actor Stephen Collins says he’s not a pedophile, and that he exposed himself to young girls out of a desperate “need for attention.” “I do not fit either the clinical or dictionary definition of it,” Collins told Katie Couric during their sitdown, set to air Friday night, after Couric asked point-blank if he was a child molester. “A pedophile is someone who is mainly or wholly attracted to children. I’m not. I had a distortion in my thinking that, where I acted out in those ways,” Collins said in … read more
Stephen Collins shares a vividly detailed confession with PEOPLE in which he admits he had inappropriate sexual conduct with underage girls. Subscribe now to access the complete statement, only in PEOPLE. Stephen Collins’s decision to release a public apology about his past inappropriate behavior will be of “tremendous benefit” to the women he victimized many years ago, experts say. In his lengthy statement released to PEOPLE, Collins writes, “I deeply regret the mistakes I’ve made and any pain … read more
The grandparents of former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton’s newborn girl are bursting with pride. In a statement released Saturday, President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton said they are “blessed, grateful and so happy to be the grandparents of a beautiful girl,” named Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky. “We are thrilled to be with our daughter and her husband as they welcome their daughter into the world,” the statement read. “Chelsea is well and glowing. Marc is bursting with pride. Charlotte’s life … read more
The Bourne star and his buddy Ben were given an opportunity by the late actor with their movie Good Will Hunting Matt Damon has said that he “owes everything” to the late actor, Robin Williams, who committed suicide in August. The Bourne Identity actor and friend Ben Affleck wowed Hollywood with their 1997 film Good Will Hunting, which they wrote and starred in together, but he doesn’t believe he would have found success without Robin. “Ben (Affleck) and I owe everything to him,” Matt said. … read more