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Willow Smith Proves Why Child Stars Should Never Do Interviews
We’ve all seen Lindsay Lohan and Justin Bieber – child stars working endless hours, no school, no ‘normal’ life. We’ve watched their descent into crazy. It’s not that pleasant. So when Willow, offspring of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, decided to give an interview about ...read more
A Look Back At 2013: The Ten Biggest Winners and Losers
It's 2014, a brand new year full of hope and promises! While we must be optimistic about the year ahead, we must also bear in mind how we as a species did in 2013 so that we may learn to do better. With that being said, here's a look at the biggest winners and losers of the ...read more
Miley is a Feminist, Gwyneth Paltrow’s Fat Arms and Kate Hudson is Just Like Us
All this time I was thinking Miley Cyrus was a rebellious, irritating, desperate-for-attention overgrown child star. Turns out I was wrong. Miley is a feminist. Who knew? After appearing on stage at every opportunity wearing less than Tarzan would feel comfortable in, Miley ...read more
10 Reasons Why Justin Bieber is Not a Vampire.
Despite Justin making any girl he talks to sign some kind of scary document detailing how they’ll lose their house/car/future children if they reveal any details of their encounter, some clever girl has been ever so naughty. Brazilian Tati Neves filmed Justin sleeping ...read more
Kanye West and Fighter Jets, Sylvester Stallone The Painter and Chris Brown Admits “Anger Issues.”
It was only days ago that Russell Brand admitted that he’s never voted but dreams of some new magical system that will be good for all mankind, the earth and the universe (brilliant – who can argue?). I don’t need to go on too much given he’s been everywhere, but I thought the ...read more
The Celebrity Round Up: Madonna Banned From The Movies, Stallone Charges For Photos, and Kate Hudson Jumps
Madonna has fallen foul of the law. Cinema law that is. Caught texting whilst meant to be concentrating on 12 Years a Slave in New York, Madge was asked to stop by a fellow cinema goer and apparently responded: “It’s for business, enslaver.” And now she’s been banned from ...read more
Kris Jenner in Biggest Divorce of Century, Obama Gets Celeb Help, and Neil deGrasse Tyson Slams 'Gravity'
When the news broke that Mumma Kardashian (aka Kris) and Bruce Jenner announced that they’ve decided to call it quits after 22 years, the world collectively and simultaneously shook with disbelief. Surely not them? Their marriage being effectively created from solid rock that ...read more
US Government May Have Shut Down, But Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Are Still Together!
It’s official. The world has gone mad. The government has closed. The zoo has closed (THE ZOO. Capitals and repetition are needed) Lamar Odom takes crack. The Simpson’s are going to kill off a character. Bridget Jones is a widow. Simon Cowell is going to be a father. ...read more
Top 10 Most Ridiculous Celebrity Demands
After news emerged that Kanye West demanded his dressing room at the BBC should be 'all white' and have ironed carpets, we thought it appropriate to gather a list of the top 10 most ridiculous things celebrities insist upon for them to cooperate with the outside world. 1. If ...read more
Why Can’t Ben Affleck Be Batman?
Ben Affleck has been signed up for a string of Batman and Justice League films in the last week, and it seems casting him in this role has not been warmly received. Who knew people cared so much about Batman? Director Joss Whedon reassures fans that he’s “got the chops.” ...read more
Spare a Thought for Poor Bruce Willis
Life is tough for some celebrities. All the money, the fame… I forget the other positive reasons, no doubt others would add the adoration, the fans and the paychecks... But we should give a thought to poor Bruce Willis who has said that he doesn’t really like doing action ...read more
Sydney Leather's Guide to Bagging a Politician
For anyone living under a rock for the last few weeks, let me explain this week’s piece. The guy trying to be mayor of New York - the guy who claims that after sexual indiscretions several years ago he has “changed”, was outed again by a girl who came out in the press ...read more
Top 10 Reasons the Royal Baby is Better than Kimye's Baby
So two babies have been born recently that seemed to have dominated headlines. One is George (as a Brit, I probably have to refer to him as Prince George for fear of my head not remaining connected to my body) and the other is North West, the Kardashian-West baby girl. After ...read more
How to Make it Lindsay Lohan Style: Go to Rehab and Get a Reality Show!
Great news for all Lindsay Lohan fans out there (I know they are in plentiful supply) because Queen of TV Oprah has announced that Troubled Lindsay (someone should really trademark that) is to not only give her first TV interview with Oprah, but that there will also be a ...read more
Twitter: #it’sbrilliant #Ilikeprivacy #leavemealone #I’macelebrity
I’m not sure if, when Twitter first became popular, anyone had any idea that celebrities would find it so bloody exciting. Who knew that they cared so much about their ‘fans’ that they would want to update them on every aspect of their life? (#boring) Or, put another way, who ...read more
What do Celebrities do When They Run Out of Money? Sing For Dictators!
I’ve often wondered what happens to a famous singer who suddenly decides they’re running short of money. What to do? Where to go? Who to turn to? How will the bills be paid? What will happen to the chef/driver/nannies/boyfriend (bought, clearly) /lawyer/manager/gardener/food ...read more
Why Are We Obsessed With Celebrities? Our DNA Provides a Clue
When it comes to celebrities, people often wonder why it is they are famous or even interesting. Why are they on the front cover of magazines and what possesses people to chase them around simply because they are, well, famous? Turns out some clever so-and-so has decided to look ...read more
Paris Hilton Wants You to Know How Hard She Works
In last week's column, I wrote about Kanye West declaring himself the “nucleus” of Western culture. This week my attention turns to another icon of our times, Paris Hilton. You know, the blonde one who says things like 'Wal-"Mart... do they like make walls there?" and "What’s a ...read more
The Madness of Kanye West
You’re wondering why Kanye West is interesting. I get that. But the following is a frightening account of what happens when someone who has had success forgets where he is and what he is doing. A bit like Tony Blair after he stepped down as British Prime Minister and tried to ...read more
Celebrities Are Important Because…
They raise money for charity just by being them. No one can really argue against raising money for charity, can they? A good deed is a good deed, whichever way you look at it. A charity by its very definition is good. Isn’t it? And there are no celebrities out there who don’t ...read more
Top 10 Celebrities Crucial to the Existence of Mankind
We all know that celebrities are important. But some celebrities are more important than others, and top ten lists are crucial in helping the unkempt masses know exactly who they should spend their valuable time fawning over. In this week's 'Celebrities Are Important Because...' ...read more
Celebrities Are Important Because...
Celebrities get to go to Cannes Film Festival. Normally seen as one of the most glamorous events of the year, it’s so far rained a lot and people keep getting their expensive jewelry stolen. The Great Gatsby opened this year’s festival to the sound of crickets and Eva Longoria ...read more