She’s been making headlines all year, but Misty Copeland’s 2016 is really only just beginning. Copland, 33, is set to begin her first full season as a principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre – and it’s the first ever principal season for a black female dancer in the company’s 75 years. The season, which begins tonight at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City, may be a first for Copeland, but it’s also a return to Copeland’s past. The first role she’ll be taking on this season … read more

It is that time of the week again! We’ve rounded up the hottest Kardashian fashion from this week! This week, Kylie Jenner made her Met Gala debut in a silver Balmain gown and short bobbed wig. The floor length metal and gemstone gown left Kylie bloodied and bruised, but she certainly made a memorable impression for her first ball. Luckily, she soon changed out of her gown into a much more comfortable baby blue mini with thigh high boots, also by Balmain.
This wasn’t Kim Kardashian and Kanye … read more

Katy Perry ditched her eyebrows for the evening.  The singer made quite a statement as she arrived on the red carpet at the 2016 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 2, 2015) in New York City. She rocked a black open-back Prada gown with gold embroidery.
She also sported — what we can only assume is from her new beauty line — some black lipstick to finish off her goth look. Though she was without new boyfriend, Orlando Bloom, the 32-year-old posed with photos … read more

People all around the world have been speaking out on Prince’s legacy since his death on April 21. Among those is ballerina Misty Copeland – the first-ever African-American principal dancer for the American Ballet Theater (ABT) – who previously worked with Prince earlier on in career. “I wouldn’t be in this place in my career had I not met him,” Copeland tells PEOPLE at the launch of the new Misty Copeland Barbie. “[Had I not] been influenced by him and experienced being on stage with him.” Prince … read more

People all around the world have been speaking out on Prince’s legacy since his death on April 21. Among those is ballerina Misty Copeland – the first-ever African-American principal dancer for the American Ballet Theater (ABT) – who previously worked with Prince earlier on in career. “I wouldn’t be in this place in my career had I not met him,” Copeland tells PEOPLE at the launch of the new Misty Copeland Barbie. “[Had I not] been influenced by him and experienced being on stage with him.” Prince … read more

– What do Angela Merkel, Adele, and Internet star PewDiePie have in common? They’ve all made Time magazine’s annual “100 Most Influential People” list. Divvied up into five categories—pioneers, titans, leaders, artists, and icons—the magazine’s picks each have a profile written by another notable person: Lena Dunham writes up Julia Louis-Dreyfus, for example, while Lorne Michaels takes on Canadian PM Justin Trudeau. Today.com describes the criteria for making the cut as being someone who’s … read more

Matt Bomer, Danny DeVito, Idina Menzel, Bryce Dallas Howard, Dennis Haysbert, Michael Douglas and Cuba Gooding Jr. read powerful industry stories at the MPTF’s fifth annual Reel Stories, Real Lives event hosted by Adam Scott in Los Angeles.
Gigi Hadid rocked a Borgioni snake bondage ring at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles.
Jamie Foxx initiated a dance battle among Reese Witherspoon, Ken Jeong and Emmy Rossum at Stand Up to Cancer’s New York Standing Room Only presented by EIF. Donors … read more

Recently engaged Misty Copeland’s wedding plans are well underway, and so far it appears she’s the anti-bridezilla. The prima ballerina, who was honored Friday at Variety’s Power of Women: New York luncheon in New York City for her work bringing more diversity to the ballet world, has revealed she and fiancé Olu Evans (who happens to be Taye Diggs’s cousin!) will be having a summer wedding. “It’s coming along! It’s happening this summer so it’s very soon,” she told PEOPLE at the event at Cipriani … read more

Prepare to be inspired.
Julianne Moore, Lupita Nyong’o, Vera Wang, Misty Copeland and Megyn Kelly are this year’s honorees in Variety magazine’s annual “Power of Women” issue.
These women were chosen to cover the annual issue because of their impassioned and significant humanitarian causes. Moore, for example, is an advocate for safer gun use and gun control.
From Variety:
Devastated by the spike in shootings across the country, Moore became involved with Everytown for Gun Safety, … read more

Once again, Variety will honor a slew of female celebrities for their philanthropic pursuits with its annual Power of Women issue – and PEOPLE has an exclusive first look at its starry 2016 collection of covers. Misty Copeland, Megyn Kelly, Julianne Moore, Lupita Nyong’o and Vera Wang will appear on the annual special issue. And on Friday, they – along with Mariska Hargitay, who will receive the KARMA Award from Karma Automotive for her Joyful Heart Foundation – will be honored at a luncheon … read more


Hollywood sure knows how to pull a fast one.
While us plebes are trying to trick one another into sitting on a whoopee cushion, your faves are pulling big production pranks involving burning boats and hired actors. To celebrate April Fool’s Day, we’re looking at all the mischief celebrities have gotten in the past few years.
Here are some of our favorite pranks:
1. Justin Timerlake on Punk’d Prankster: Ashton Kutcher
Victim: Justin Timberlake
No one did pranks quite like MTV’s Punk’d. … read more

We’ve seemingly found the POTUS’s happy place.
President Barack Obama is setting a great example in the areas of art and body image for his daughters, Malia and Sasha, this week in the White House. Ballerina Misty Copeland and a reporter for TIME magazine met with Obama to discuss issues of societal gender issues for women in modern culture, and Obama highlighted his wife Michelle Obama’s body as a shining example of health.
“The fact that they’ve got a tall, gorgeous mom who has … read more

As the father of two young girls growing up in the spotlight, President Barack Obama knows how tough it can be for women to develop a healthy body image. The president sat down with ballerina Misty Copeland for a candid and lengthy discussion for Time magazine on race, gender and more, with much of the chat focusing on the future for daughters Malia, 17, and Sasha, 14, and all young people. Getty
Obama spoke openly about the pressures his girls face to look a certain way, with a nod to wife Michelle. … read more


Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is making quite a splash in his latest ad for Under Armour’s “Rule Yourself” campaign. The idea behind the campaign, besides selling their apparel, is that “you are the sum of your training”. The campaign has enlisted some heavy hitters – American Ballet Theater’s principle ballerina Misty Copeland, golfer Jordan Spieth, Stephen Curry from the Golden State Warriors (Strength in Numbers!), Tom Brady, soccer player Memphis Depay and the US Women’s gymnastic … read more

Caitlyn Jenner is following in daughter Kylie Jenner’s footsteps.
The 66-year-old Olympian has filed a trademark for exclusive rights to create a beauty line under her name, according to TMZ. Her new project isn’t just limited to cosmetics, either: “Jenner’s application covers fragrances, makeup remover, nail polish, and skin care,” the website reveals. It’s still in the early stages, though. TMZ reports that she doesn’t yet know how exactly she’s going to execute the line, just … read more