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Karl Lagerfeld Casts Keira Knightley As Coco Chanel

March 19th, 2013 3:33pm EDT
Keira Knightley
Karl Lagerfeld has cast Keira Knightley as Coco Chanel in a short movie. The actress will portray the iconic fashion designer in a new short film directed by Karl to mark the 100th anniversary of the fashion house's first boutique in Deauville, France.

Keira previously collaborated with Karl - who considers the Anna Karenina star one of his muses - on the Coco Mademoiselle perfume campaign, which she fronted after being handpicked by the Chanel head designer and creative director.

The short film will also feature French actress Clotilde Hemse as Coco's aunt Adrienne, as well as a host of ...
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Karl Lagerfeld Uses Chanel Show To Support Gay Marriage

January 23rd, 2013 10:24am EST
Karl Lagerfeld
Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld made a public declaration in support of gay marriage in France by dedicating the finale of his Chanel runway show to the issue.

The legendary designer displayed his latest collection for the brand at Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday and he closed the show by sending two brides down the runway.

The female models wore matching wedding gowns and held hands, and they were also accompanied by Lagerfeld's four-year-old godson, who was dressed as a page boy.

When asked whether the stunt was a reflection of his support of gay marriage, the designer told the Associated...
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It Came From Outer Space: 11 Celebrities Who Just Might Be Aliens

September 18th, 2012 7:31pm EDT
Nicki Minaj
There are celebrities who dress like they're here from another planet -- like new American Idol judge Nicki Minaj and fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld; and there are those celebrities we actually think really may be from another planet -- like Lady Gaga and Tom Cruise.

Karl Lagerfeld: no one on earth would ever consciously choose to look or dress like this.

Lady Gaga: may actually be from beyond. Those pointy horns and shoulders may actually be her true form. And she came here in a giant space egg. Hmmm....

Richard Branson: the dude's obsessed with getting back into spac...
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Was Ashton Kutcher's Bollywood Character Racist?

May 3rd, 2012 11:03am EDT
Ashton Kutcher Bollywood Director
Ashton Kutcher has poked fun at his love life woes by appearing in a spoof dating video, and now he faces scrutiny for what people are calling a racist caricature of Indians.

The actor, who split from Demi Moore in November, transforms into a number of outrageous and eligible bachelors looking for romance in a clip for fake dating site WorldWideLovers.com - a website that redirects to Popchip's Facebook page.

Kutcher's characters include flamboyant Karl Lagerfeld lookalike Darl, dreadlocked Brit Nigel, Bollywood producer Raj and tattooed Southerner Swordfish.

Bosses of the potato chip ...
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Karl Lagerfeld Backtracks On Adele Fat Comments

February 9th, 2012 10:40am EST
Karl Lagerfeld
Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has apologized to soul star Adele for calling her "too fat."

The creative director for French fashion house Chanel wants to make amends with the British singer after he recently criticized her figure in an interview with European newspaper Metro.

Lagerfeld insists his comments were taken out of context, and calls himself a "great admirer" of the "Rolling in the Deep" hitmaker.

He says, "I'd like to say to Adele that I am your biggest admirer. Sometimes when you take a sentence out it changes the meaning of the thought.

"Adele is my favorite singer and I a...
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Designer Karl Lagerfeld Calls Adele 'A Little Too Fat'

February 7th, 2012 8:45am EST
Karl Lagerfeld
German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld recently offered his opinion about singing sensation Adele.

The 73-year-old senior citizen told Metro New York, "The thing at the moment is Adele. She is a little too fat, but she has a beautiful face and a divine voice."

Yikes!

Adele, 23, has sold more albums in 12 months than any artist since Usher did seven years ago. As of December her album "21" sold 5.28 million copies in the United States alone.

Also in December she landed album and single accolades in the Rolling Stone magazine's annual countdown. Forbes magazine recently listed her as one ...
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Lady Gaga And Justin Bieber Lead 2011 Bambi Awards

November 11th, 2011 10:05am EST
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber were the big winners at the 2011 Bambi Awards in Germany on Thursday night.

The Poker Face hit-maker was named Best International Pop Artist and she picked up her award from fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld before performing a medley of her hits.

Bieber also triumphed during the ceremony at the Rhein-Main-Hallen venue in Wiesbaden, collecting the Entertainment Bambi Award from Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow. He then took to the stage to perform his new song Under the Mistletoe.

The Baby hit-maker took to Twitter.com after the event, writing, "Had an amazi...
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Karl Lagerfeld Designs Florence And The Machine Vinyl Cover

October 30th, 2011 12:30pm EDT
Florence and the Machine
British group Florence and the Machine is going high fashion and teaming up with design icon Karl Lagerfeld to release a special collector's vinyl version of its new single "Shake It Out."

Only 500 copies of the white vinyl will be made available from Monday and the silver foiled covers will each be numbered. Each press will also feature a series of photographic prints taken by Chanel's creative director.

Lagerfeld decided to collaborate with frontwoman Florence Welch after choosing the singer as his muse for his latest collection, which was showcased at Paris Fashion Week last month.

Th...
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Prince Albert Of Monaco Weds Charlene Wittstock

July 1st, 2011 12:54pm EDT
Prince Albert
Prince Albert of Monaco married his fiancee Charlene Wittstock in a civil ceremony at the principality's royal palace on Friday.

The couple wed in front of family, friends, and famous guests reportedly including supermodel Naomi Campbell, former James Bond star Roger Moore, and designer Karl Lagerfeld.

Thousands of fans watched the nuptials on giant screens erected outside the venue in Monte Carlo as the prince, 53, exchanged vows with his 33-year-old South African bride, who was dressed in a pale blue Chanel suit jacket and trousers.

The civil ceremony will be followed by a Catholic Chu...
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