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17 Undeniably Sexy Spanish Celebrities

April 15th, 2014 3:00am EDT
17 Undeniably Sexy Spanish Celebrities
Penelope Cruz was born in Madrid, Spain. She made a name for herself in her native country in 1992's "Bell Epoque," which took home several Goya Awards as well as the Academy Award for Best Foreign Picture.

Cruz's breakthrough American role was 2001's "Vanilla Sky" opposite Tom Cruise, whom she later dated. She has collaborated several times with director Pedro Almodóvar, including 2006's Oscar-nominated "Volver," for which she received a Golden Globe nomination.

She won an Oscar for her role in "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" and is known for films including "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Bl...
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Anne Hathaway took flash to Oscars

April 10th, 2014 6:20pm EDT
Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway took a flask to the Oscar awards.
The 31-year-old actress, who hosted the ceremony in 2011 with James Franco, made sure she had a good time at this year's event by stashing a bottle of tequila in her bag.
She said: "I guess because I hosted one year - block it out, I have - I've gone through it a couple of times, so this time, I decided to do something a little different. I got a perfect purse-sized flask, which I put tequila in, and I had a great time! It was really nice, and it's a great ice-breaker."
The 'Les Miserables' star, who was criticized last year for her acceptanc...
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The 15 Fittest Female Celebrites In Hollywood

April 10th, 2014 3:00am EDT
The 15 Fittest Female Celebrites In Hollywood
Pop star P!nk is known for showing off her fabulous figure while performing, which includes some incredible aerial stunts. The singer works hard to look so good and spends a couple hours each day on her fitness routine. She even tried the extremely difficult P90X routine.

She told Women's Health magazine in 2009, "My brother and his wife are both in the Air Force (and) they do marathons and triathlons. I went to visit (and) I couldn't keep up with her - and she'd just had her first baby four weeks before.

"I was like, 'This is bulls**t! I will perfect this thing.' So usually, I wake up an...
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Lindsay Lohan came 'close' to relapse

March 31st, 2014 10:20am EDT
Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan has came "close" to relapsing.
The troubled actress - who has been to rehab six times - loves "nightlife" and going to clubs but admits it can be difficult to resist drugs and alcohol.
She said: "I do love the nightlife and hearing loud music and laughing and having fun.
"I'm sober, but it has come very close. And it's really scary."
On last night's (03.30.14) episode of 'Lindsay', her sober coach Michael Cormier decided it was time to move on and later implied he was unsure whether she had relapsed.
Asked if she is still sober, he said: "I don't know. I'm not going to discuss...
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Tributes flood in for L'Wren Scott

March 17th, 2014 4:20pm EDT
L'Wren Scott
Bianca Jagger has led tributes to L'Wren Scott.
The 49-year-old fashion designer was found dead this morning (17.03.14) appearing to have taken her own life and Bianca - the former wife of Sir Mick Jagger, who had been L'Wren's partner for the past 13 years - was among the first to pay respects.
She wrote on Twitter: "Heartbroken to learn of the loss of the lovely and talented L'Wren Scott. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. May she rest in peace."
Former model L'Wren was a sought after stylist and her clothing brand was very popular among celebrities, with fans including Nicole ...
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The Best & Worst Dressed At The 86th Annual Academy Awards

March 3rd, 2014 9:17am EST
The Best & Worst Dressed At The 86th Annual Academy Awards
Stars packed the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on Sunday night for the 86th Annual Academy Awards. Viewers tuned in to see the winners, but the red carpet fashion is always one of the highlights of the show.

Supporting Actress winner Lupita Nyong'o ("12 Years A Slave") stunned in a sky blue Prada gown, while Best Actress winner Cate Blanchett ("Blue Jasmine") dazzled in Armani Prive.

Although she didn't take home a trophy, Jennifer Lawrence ("American Hustle") was a winner in a crimson strapless Dior dress.

Angelina Jolie disappointed in a sheer, sparkly Elie Saab dress that would have been...
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Celebrities That Turn 40 In 2014

January 1st, 2014 11:00am EST
Leonardo DiCaprio
Happy New Years everyone and welcome to 2014!

It's that time of year for our annual "who is turning 40" this year extravaganza. Truth is, lots of people do, but we'll just keep it to the more famous variety of peeps in the world.

Doing some simple math, 40 years ago would make it 1974.

For those of you who weren't around that year, the mantra of 74' and the world was energy crisis -gasoline was a little hard to get and lines at gas stations were blocks long. Because of the crisis, our then President, Richard "Tricky Dick" Nixon imposed a 55 MPH speed limit on highways. That wasn't the re...
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Penelope Cruz enjoys breastfeeding

December 17th, 2013 4:20am EST
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz finds breastfeeding "addictive".
The 'Twice Born' actress - who has children Leo, two, and Luna, six months, with husband Javier Bardem - nursed her eldest child beyond his first birthday and intends to do the same with her daughter and admits she isn't looking forward to stopping.
She said: "I'm supposed to get extra calories because breast-feeding, you burn an extra 500 a day. I was breastfeeding my son 13 months and I plan to do the same with my daughter. [Nursing] is addictive. It's hard ... when you have to stop."
Despite her successful acting career, the 39-year-old beau...
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Penelope Cruz Voted 'Hottest Celebrity Body Of 2013'

December 14th, 2013 5:00pm EST
Penelope Cruz
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is hotter than Jennifer Lawrence and Sandra Bullock, according to Fitness magazine.

Cruz was named "Hottest Celebrity Body Of 2013" because she quickly bounced back into shape after giving birth to her second child over the summer.

A magazine spokesperson said: "She welcomed her second child, daughter Luna, in July and popped back up on the red carpet in amazing shape just three months after giving birth. She credits following a Mediterranean diet, dancing, and chasing after her kids for getting her back into shape after both pregnancies."

Cruz, 39, also has...
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Penelope Cruz is an 'expert' at hiding fears

December 11th, 2013 4:20am EST
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz has "become an expert at hiding" her fears.
The 39-year-old actress often feels threatened by "crazy" things, which trigger anxiety and agitation, but she's been suffering with phobias for so long she's learnt how to conceal them.
She said: "I have so many fears. I have become an expert at hiding them but I am so full of them. I'm not giving you examples because they are all so crazy.
"Everybody thinks I'm so centered and relaxed but it's so opposite to what goes on inside me. But I've been working on it all my life, so it gets better."
'The Counsellor' star now has to deal wi...
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Cate Blanchett made Penelope Cruz cry

December 7th, 2013 12:20pm EST
Penelope Cruz
Penélope Cruz thinks Cate Blanchett is "unbelievably gifted."
The 39-year-old Oscar-winning actress is a huge fan of the 'Blue Jasmine' star, 44, and burst into tears while watching the new movie.
The 'To Rome With Love' star told People.com: "I saw 'Blue Jasmine' and I loved it. I was blown away. Cate Blanchett is an unbelievably gifted actress; she's incredible. It made me laugh and it made me cry."
Penelope, who gave birth to her second child, Luna, in July, and has a two-year-old son, Leonardo, with her husband, Javier Bardem, 44, also opened up about her love of the TV series 'Sex and ...
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Penelope Cruz reveals diet secrets

November 30th, 2013 6:20pm EST
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz credits breastfeeding for helping her to slim down after two pregnancies.
The 39-year-old Oscar-winning actress gave birth to her second child, Luna, in July, and also has a two-year-old son, Leonardo, with her husband, Javier Bardem, 44, and insists she didn't do anything drastic to get back in shape.
The 'To Rome With Love' star told the January issue of Red magazine: "I think I'm very lucky that I can breastfeed my children because sometimes even if a woman wants to, she can't.
"I breastfed my son for 13 months and I plan to do at least the same with my daughter. That's an ...
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Eva Longoria and Eduardo Cruz reuniting?

October 27th, 2013 4:20pm EDT
Eva Longoria
Eva Longoria and Eduardo Cruz have sparked rumours they are getting back together.
The on-again/off-again couple, who were last seen together in January, were spotted sharing a "passionate kiss" as they enjoyed a cosy lunch together at Italian restaurant Serafina in New York City on Saturday (10.26.13).
An eyewitness told People.com: "They cuddled subtly at first and eventually shared a more passionate kiss. They really looked like they were in love during the lunch."
The 38-year-old actress dressed down for their date and wore jeans, a green tunic top and her signature high heels.
Another...
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Melissa McCarthy's ELLE Magazine Cover -- What's The Big Deal?

October 18th, 2013 6:04pm EDT
Melissa McCarthy
Call us clairvoyant, but last week when we first saw the six new covers of November's issue of ELLE magazine -- the 'Women In Hollywood' issue -- we had a hunch that people would soon be freaking out over Melissa McCarthy's cover.

The new issue features six different covers, including Reese Witherspoon in a little black cocktail dress; up-and-comer Shailene Woodley showing some leg in a swimsuit; Naomie Harris in a long, midriff-baring black dress; a close-up of Penelope Cruz's beautiful face; Marion Cotillard in a sports bra... and Melissa McCarthy with wind-swept hair in a heavy coat.

T...
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Penelope Cruz Shows Off Sexy Post-Baby Body At 'Counselor' Screening, Co-Star Dishes On 'Awkward' Sex Scene

October 5th, 2013 5:15am EDT
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz killed it in a black lace dress at a special screening of "The Counselor" in London on Thursday. She gave birth to her second child, daughter Luna, in July.

The actress made headlines last month after she was photographed topless during a vacation in the French island of Corsica.

The Spanish star appeared unphased by the paparazzi as she removed her top to swim in the Mediterranean Sea with her husband Javier Bardem and their two-year-old son, Leo.

Her "Counselor" co-star Michael Fassbender recently told the BBC that he was uncomfortable shooting sex scenes with the Spanish...
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Michael Fassbender flattered by sexiest movie star poll

October 4th, 2013 9:20pm EDT
Michael Fassbender
Michael Fassbender is flattered to have been named the eight sexiest male movie star worldwide.
The actor was honoured to have made the top ten in a recent Empire Online poll of the 100 Sexiest Movie Stars, and especially to have placed ahead of resident Hollywood heartthrobs Hugh Jackman, who ranked ninth, and Bradley Cooper, who came tenth.
According to E! News, he laughed: "They're wonderful guys and very handsome, so thank you for packaging me together with them."
Michael was beaten by British star Benedict Cumberbatch, who came first, followed by Tom Hiddleston and Henry Cavill. Ryan G...
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Forest Whitaker to receive Actor Tribute award

October 3rd, 2013 8:41pm EDT
Forest Whitaker
Actor Forest Whitaker is set to receive the Actor Tribute prize at the 2013 Gotham Independent Film Awards.

The Last King of Scotland star will be feted on 02 December (13) in New York.

A statement from Executive Director of the Independent Filmmaker Project Joana Vicente reads, "We are thrilled to pay honor to a man whose work has played a significant role in the film world over the last 25 years.

"Breaking boundaries and challenging audiences with complex, multi-faceted roles, Forest Whitaker is a significant independent voice whose performances have only been elevated by his visiona...
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Penelope Cruz goes topless for holiday swim

September 13th, 2013 1:47pm EDT
Penelope Cruz
New mum Penelope Cruz has shown off her post-baby body by going topless during a vacation in the French island of Corsica.

The Volver beauty was photographed donning a string bikini as she hit the beach earlier this month (Sep13), displaying no signs of the pregnancy pounds she had gained before the birth of her second child, daughter Luna, in July (13).

However, the Spanish actress appeared unconcerned by the paparazzi presence as she later stripped off to go for a topless dip in the Mediterranean Sea with her husband Javier Bardem and their two-year-old son, Leo.
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The Morning Roundup: England's Future King Arrives, Penelope Cruz Gives Birth, Dennis Farina Dies

July 23rd, 2013 10:27am EDT
Kate Middleton
Britain's future king has arrived. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton welcomed a son on Monday at 4:24pm. The baby weighed eight pounds six ounces. "We would like to thank the staff at the Lindo Wing and the whole hospital for the tremendous care the three of us have received," the couple said in a statement. "We know it has been a very busy period for the hospital and we would like to thank everyone -- staff, patients and visitors -- for their understanding during this time." (story)

Actor Dennis Farina passed away Monday after suffering a blood clot in his lu...
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Penelope Cruz welcomes second child amid royal baby frenzy

July 23rd, 2013 5:30am EDT
Penelope Cruz
Actress Penelope Cruz gave birth to her second child on Monday (22Jul13), the same day Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge welcomed Britain's future king.

Amid the press frenzy surrounding the birth of Britain's new prince, the Oscar-winning actress welcomed her second child with her husband Javier Bardem in Madrid, Spain.

The baby was delivered at the city's Ruber Internacional hospital, Cruz's representative confirms to Hellomagazine.com. No further details had been released as WENN went to press.

The Hollywood couple is already parents to two-year-old Leonardo.
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Penelope Cruz Rumored To Play Oldest Bond Girl

June 4th, 2013 6:26pm EDT
Penelope Cruz
The 39-year-old actress Penelope Cruz is in talks to become the oldest Bond girl in the untitled sequel to Skyfall.

A source close to the production tells celebrity blogger Perez Hilton the iconic Spanish actress will get up close and personal with Daniel Craig and steal Honor Blackman's title as the oldest Bond beauty.

If the reports are true, pregnant Cruz will have to bounce back to her pre-baby weight after giving birth to her second child with husband and Skyfall bad guy Javier Bardem in time for the start of production next summer.

Rumors suggest Sam Mendes is reconsidering not r...
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Penelope Cruz in talks to play Bond girl - report

June 3rd, 2013 8:41pm EDT
Penelope Cruz
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is in talks to become the oldest Bond girl in the untitled 24th 007 movie.

A source close to the production tells blogger Perez Hilton the Vicky Cristina Barcelona will get up close and personal with Daniel Craig and steal Honor Blackman's title as the oldest Bond beauty.

If the rumours are true, pregnant Cruz will have to bounce back to her pre-baby weight after giving birth to her second child with husband and Skyfall bad guy Javier Bardem in time for the start of production next summer (14).

Reports suggest Sam Mendes is reconsidering not returning to dir...
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Penelope Cruz's model sister welcomes baby girl

May 14th, 2013 8:41pm EDT
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz's model sister Monica is celebrating after becoming a first-time mum.

The Volver star, who is pregnant with her second child with husband Javier Bardem, was reportedly by her sister's side when she welcomed a baby girl at the Ruber International Clinic on Tuesday (14May13), according to Spain's Hola magazine.

The pair's mother, Encarna, and brother, Eduardo Cruz, also stopped by the hospital in Madrid, Spain to show their support.

Monica, 36, announced her decision to become a single mother in January (13) after revealing she had turned to an anonymous sperm donor to get ...
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Top 5 Oscar Gowns Of All Time

February 23rd, 2013 6:00pm EST
Angelina Jolie
Finding out who wins an Academy Awards is great, but the real competition is on the red carpet. Check out five leading ladies who really got it right!

Angelina Jolie (above) made waves in 2004 in a white satin Marc Bouwer gown with a plunging neckline.

That same year Charlize Theron looked stunning in a white sequined figure-huggin Tom Ford for Gucci gown. Va va voom! Unfortunately, she had a fashion misstep a few years later.

In 2003, Jennifer Lopez took a chance in a mint green Valentino one-shouldered kaftan-styled robe based on a design for Jackie Kennedy.

Penelope Cruz turned heads...
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Penelope Cruz Pregnant With Second Child?

February 1st, 2013 1:25pm EST
Penelope Cruz
Actress Penelope Cruz and her husband Javier Bardem are expecting their second child, according to a report.
 
The Vicky Cristina Barcelona star is pregnant and due to give birth later this year, according to the New York Post.

Representatives for the couple had yet to comment on the news as WENN went to press.

If the reports are true, Cruz and her model sister Monica will be pregnant at the same time - last month the beauty announced she was expecting her first child via an anonymous sperm donor.

Penelope Cruz wed Oscar winner Bardem in 2010. Their firstborn, son Leonardo, turned two...
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Penelope Cruz Sizzles In Sexy Music Video 'Decirnos Adiós'

January 11th, 2013 4:07pm EST
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz has proven she can sing in films like Volver and Nine - and now she's singing and looking sexy in a new music video.

Cruz is performing alongside venerable singer Miguel Bose for their duet Decirnos Adiós (to say goodbye). In the music video, the two sing in seperate hotel rooms, and Cruz spend s amajority of her time singing while writhing about on a bed in only lingerie. It's worth noting her singing is great, too!

Cruz recently showed off her dazzling looks in a Campri calendar, wearing a tight red dress. She is also releasing a lingerie line with her sister Monica - ma...
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Penelope Cruz Is Red Hot In The 2013 Campari Calendar

November 13th, 2012 1:00pm EST
Penelope Cruz Campari
Spanish siren Penelope Cruz shows off her curves in the 2013 Campari calendar wearing sexy swimwear, a hip-hugging jumpsuit, cleavage revealing gowns and more.

The Italian alcohol company showcases the actress in 13 stunning images with the theme "Kiss Superstition Goodbye." Cruz poses with black cats, broken mirrors and other objects as she enjoys a cocktail. She said about the project, "The theme itself is intense, captivating and chic."

The actress wears gorgeous crimson dresses and shoes from Italian designers, including Emilio Pucci and Salvatore Ferragamo. She is among many beautif...
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Sexy Penelope Cruz Wears A Black Leather Coat Dress In Rome

November 5th, 2012 4:00pm EST
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz attended the "Venuto al Mondo" photocall in Rome, Italy, today looking incredible in a black leather coat dress.

The Spanish actress let her hair fall loosely over her shoulders and wore black pumps. The film is based on director Sergio Castellitto's novel about his wife, Margaret Mazzantini.

The actress appears in several upcoming films, including "The Counselor" about a lawyer who gets involved in drug trafficking. Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Michael Fassbender and Javier Bardem also star.

Cruz and her sister Monica are designing a lingerie line for Agent Provocateu that wi...
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Penelope And Monica Cruz To Launch Lingerie Line

October 25th, 2012 11:32am EDT
Monica Penelope Cruz
Spanish beauty Penelope Cruz has designed a lingerie line for Agent Provocateur.

The Vicky Cristina Barcelona star has teamed up with her younger sister Monica to create a range of sexy underwear for the luxury brand.

Their L'Agent collection will hit store shelves in time for the autumn/winter 2013 season, and the Oscar winner insists she's thrilled with her new venture.

Cruz says, "It is so exciting for me and Monica to embark in this new adventure. We have always been huge fans of Agent Provocateur and both of us are very much looking forward to this long-term collaboration. We fee...
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Penelope Cruz Tapped To Play Gucci Murderess Known As The 'Black Widow'

October 13th, 2012 2:00pm EDT
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz is in talks to play Maurizio Gucci’s murderous ex-wife in a new film to be directed by Ridley Scott's daughter.

Cruz, who is currently shooting "The Counselor" with Ridley, is tapped to portray Patrizia Reggiani in Jordan Scott's "Gucci." Reggiani was jailed in 1998 for hiring a hitman to kill her husband four years after the couple officially divorced. She became known as the Black Widow throughout her trial.

Her daughters urged lawmakers in Milan, Italy, to overturn their mother's conviction on the grounds a brain tumor had altered her personality. The conviction was uphel...
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