Kirsten! Happy Birthday with love from Heidi! THANK YOU for reading my smut for all these years. Trying to make today’s column extra long in your honour. There’s certainly enough material from the AMAs. Hope it’s worthy of you! And for Nikki and GossipCon – congratulations on the event on Friday in New York! Was lovely seeing all of you, talking sh-t with all of you. Full Story
We interviewed Amy Tan yesterday on The Social. I’ve been a fan a long, long time. Tan is currently promoting her new novel The Valley Of Amazement. It is once again a portrait of a mother-daughter relationship set in a courtesan community in Shanghai over a hundred years ago. So it’s a story about family, sex, and gossip. Obviously I’m all over it. Because the book is good (am currently about half way through) but also because Amy Tan is awesome.
She’s saucy. She’s cheeky. She’s hilarious. She’s super, super stylish. Did you see her in head to toe Issey Miyake, whaaaaaaaaaaat? Also, did you know she’s in a cover band called The Rock Bottom Remainders with other writers like Stephen King and Mitch Albom? They only play for charity. She’s the “lead rhythm dominatrix”. This KILLS me.
Have a great weekend!
Yours in gossip,
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Sasha Finds vests in LifeStyle
Best title of the day (Dlisted)
She attracts the grossest men (The Superficial)
The thinnification of Skyler White (Too Fab)
Beysus is really blonde right now (Pop Sugar)
Is Carrie Underwood cheating on her husband? (Cele|bitchy)
One Direction covers Billboard (Just Jared)
Hilary Duff looks so good in these jeans (Hollywood Tuna)
A show about nudists (Reality Tea)
Carrie Bradshaw’s Instagram (Evil Beet Gossip)
Awful, awful, awful outfit on Kristen Wiig (Go Fug Yourself)
Nicholas Hoult was with Jennifer Lawrence leaving The Daily Show yesterday. So there’s your status update. There’s MY status update. It’s still on. Good! I didn’t know if I had access to this photo earlier when I wrote about her and her passport which is why I’ve separated the two posts. Full Story
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At least he says he is. But he isn’t, really. I’ve interviewed Daniel Radcliffe probably 10 times. Maybe more. Every single time he’s delightful. Every single time he seems like he’s delighted to be there. Which, he probably isn’t. But it would be unthinkable to him to make you feel that way. Full Story
Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton took their kids to the Hyde Park Winter Wonderland launch last night in London. Why is it cracking me up that she’s wearing a top hat? There were rumours of trouble between HBC and Burton a few weeks ago because he was allegedly kissing another woman. But, as I wrote at the time Full Story
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So okay, I don't want to be a traitor to my generation and all but I don't get how they cast the host of SNL these days. I mean, come on, it’s like some SNL exec rolled out of bed, realized he loved the least memorable character from Clueless, cast Paul Rudd, Justin Timberlake, and Jimmy “Hack! Hack! Motherf-cking hack!” Fallon for December hosts and musical guests, and we’re expected to swoon? I don’t think so. Full Story
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Gwyneth Paltrow and Ewan McGregor are in London today on the set of Mordecai. Johnny Depp is the lead on that film. So she’s back at work with some pretty big stars. Not sure then how true those rumours are that she’s taken a major professional hit from all the sh-tty publicity coming out of the Vanity Fair situation which… is that hit piece ever going to get published? Gwyneth’s character looks super high class socialite – tidy blown-out hair and pearls. Full Story
I’m sorry about yesterday. As Jacek mentioned in Smutty Tingles, I was disorganised. This happens from time to time whenever I try to maximise schedule efficiency. On Wednesday night I was out at two events until late. I slept 3 hours, woke up to blog the next morning, rushed to pack and then left for work at 7:30am to blog some more before preparing for The Social, which airs live at 1pm, and then it was off to the airport at 2:15pm for my flight to New York. Full Story
Scandal Season 3 Episode 8 recap Expressing that you are shocked and overcome never goes over that smoothly in print, as evinced by our title here, but damn. That was a fantastic hour of thrill-ride television. Or, I should say, a fantastic 42 minutes. You know that annoying poster that has been posted on social media and Twitter that says “You have the same number of hours in a day as Beyonce”? Well, Shonda has 42 minutes just like everyone else on network TV. Full Story