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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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Sultry Penelope Cruz Pulls An Angelina Jolie Leg Pose At TIFF

September 14th, 2012 12:00pm EDT
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz attended the "Twice Born" premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) on Thursday wearing a pale pink dress with a large slit up the right side.

While this style of dress has always been popular, Angelina Jolie made the look even more famous after flaunting her limb in a black velvet gown at February's Academy Awards. If you've got it, flaunt it! And Penelope is certainly able to do it.

In the star's new film, a single mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict several years previously. Emile Hirsch also stars.

Se...
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Penelope Cruz's Wax Figure Is So-So

July 26th, 2012 10:30am EDT
Penelope Cruz
The Gervin wax museum in Paris just unveiled its figure of actress Penelope Cruz. The sculpture is dressed in a bright blue dress with jeweled accents. We think they got Penelope's figure just right, but the face isn't spot on.

The actress stars in the new Woody Allen film "To Rome With Love" in which various lives intersect in the Italian city. The characters include architect John (Alec Baldwin), a young man (Jesse Eisenberg) in love with his girlfriend's best friend, an opera director (Allen) who finds an undiscovered talent in an unexpected place, and Leopoldo (Roberto Benigni), wh...
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Penelope Cruz: 'I'll Make One Movie A Year'

April 10th, 2012 5:30pm EDT
Penelope Cruz
Oscar winner Penelope Cruz is scaling back her work commitments now she's a mother, insisting she will only make "one movie a year."

The Vicky Cristina Barcelona star gave birth to little Leo, her first child with actor husband Javier Bardem, in January, 2011, and she headed back to work just months later, reuniting with director Woody Allen to shoot his upcoming romantic comedy To Rome with Love.

Cruz has one other release scheduled for this year, the drama Venuto al mondo, and she admits making two films annually is more than enough to satisfy her acting appetite, because her perfect d...
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Eva Longoria Spotted Holding Hands With Ex Eduardo Cruz

April 3rd, 2012 8:34am EDT
Eva Longoria
Eva Longoria has ended speculation about the state of her love life following a reported split from Eduardo Cruz by dining out with the Spanish hunk in West Hollywood on Sunday night.

Longoria and Cruz were photographed leaving the Chateau Marmont bar, where locals reported they spent the evening holding hands.

Prior to their alleged split, the couple had been together for a year. A source close to the actress told UsMagazine.com that Cruz had returned to his native Madrid, Spain.

The insider said, "They are staying friends."

Cruz is actress Penelope Cruz's brother.
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Eva Longoria Splits From Eduardo Cruz

March 8th, 2012 10:30pm EST
Eva Longoria
Eva Longoria has split from boyfriend Eduardo Cruz, according to reports.

A source close to the actress and her beau, who had been together for a year, tells UsMagazine.com that Cruz has returned to his native Madrid, Spain.

The insider says, "It was a mutual decision. They are staying friends."

Cruz is actress Penelope Cruz's brother. The Vicky Cristina Barcelona star introduced the pair at a party.
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84th Annual Academy Awards - Red Carpet Fashion (See Pictures!)

February 27th, 2012 2:39am EST
Oscars 2012
The Academy Awards aren't just about the movies - they're about the fashion and what the stars wore on the red carpet at the year's biggest event.

This year, much like the ceremony itself, there were few surprises and all the stars looked fabulous on the red carpet outside the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles. Well, okay - Kristen Wiig's brown J. Mendel dress and Meryl Streep's gold Lanvin gown? Not so much.

This year's highlights include Angelina Jolie looking stunning - although also a bit thin - in a black Atelier Versace dress that's almost an exact match of the one Jennifer Aniston wore ...
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In Case You Missed It: Celebrity Fashion At The 2012 BAFTAs

February 14th, 2012 2:30pm EST
Michelle Williams
The 2012 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTAs) were overshadowed on Sunday by the Grammy Awards and the passing of superstar Whitney Houston, but we have some great photos from the event.

Many stars stuck to their favorite hues - black and white - but there were a few colorful celebs in the bunch.

"The Artist" was this year's biggest winner, taking home seven awards: Best Film, Best Actor for star Jean Dujardin, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Original Music and Best Costume Design.

Check out the fashion on the following pages:

Chris H...
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New Penelope Cruz Anti-Fur PETA Billboard To Look Down On New York During Fashion Week

February 1st, 2012 7:26pm EST
Penelope Cruz PETA
New mom Penelope Cruz will be glaring down at the style savvy attending New York Fashion Week later this month from a massive anti-fur billboard.

The actress' 'Give Fur the Cold Shoulder' PETA poster has been unveiled on a high-rise in the Big Apple's Meatpacking District, where the top shows will be held during Fashion Week, which begins on February 9.

PETA Vice President Lisa Lange tells WENN, "Penelope Cruz has appeared on every best-dressed list in the world, and the one thing you'll never see her wearing is fur.

"PETA couldn't ask for a more fitting emblem of the modern, glamorous w...
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Vacation Like A Celebrity At Unique Accomodations Around The World

January 14th, 2012 8:00am EST
Private Island Fiji
Whether you long for a private paradise – such as renting an entire Fijian island, Penelope Cruz style - or your tastes better reflect those of George Clooney's and you prefer you own Italian villa - Airbnb boasts a bunch of unique listings that allow travelers to live the celebrity lifestyle without having a celebrity-sized bank account.

With Awards Season right around the corner, check out some of the accommodations suited for an A-lister from Airbnb, the trusted community marketplace for people to discover, book, and list unique accommodations around the world:

Private Island in Fiji...
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Emma Watson & Rupert Grint Are The Highest-Earning On-Screen Couple

January 7th, 2012 3:00pm EST
Emma Watson, Rupert Grint & Daniel Radcliffe
Emma Watson and Rupert Grint have been named the highest-earning on-screen couple of the past five years.

Bosses at Forbes magazine and Box Office Mojo have compiled the new list, based on onscreen chemistry and box office success, and "Harry Potter" co-stars Watson and Grint have beaten the competition after together helping to rake in $4.2 billion over the course of the study.

Coming in a distant second are Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart of "The Twilight Saga" films with takings of $2.5 billion and original "Transformers" co-stars Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox are third with earnings...
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Red Carpet Fashion Hits Of 2011

December 22nd, 2011 8:00am EST
Fashion Hits Of 2011
It's been another star-studded year on the red carpet, but before putting 2011 completely in the books, we thought we'd take a look back at some fashion standouts that occurred throughout the past 12 months.

While some of 2012's big events are right around the corner, let's take one last look back at some of the fashion hits from 2011. Check out the slideshow and enjoy!

Catherine Zeta-Jones gave her beloved New York Jets a boost on the red carpet at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards.

"Glee" star Lea Michele in pink at last year's Globes.

Shakira rocked the carpet Cannes France last...
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Celebrity Babies Born In 2011

December 19th, 2011 5:00pm EST
Victoria Beckham and Harper Seven
It was a celebrity baby boom this year. Some of Hollywood's biggest stars added to their family. Don't believe us? Let us refresh your memory.

Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom barely made the list, but the beautiful couple's kid arrived in January to be the first celebrity baby of 2011.

Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem joined the baby bonanza weeks later by welcoming their bundle of joy in the same month.

Laila Ali & Curtis Conway celebrated the arrival of baby Sydney in April, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon gave us the famous twins Monroe & Moroccan!

In June Pink & Carey Hart delivered fut...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'

October 19th, 2011 12:22pm EDT
Pirates 4 photo
Will a fourth go round involving the fountain of youth finally mean some real booty treasure (and not just the feminine type!) for old Jack Sparrow? Check out the review of the latest Captain Jack installment "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" out this week in Blu-ray from Walt Disney Home Video. Mermaid...and very opinionated infested waters below!

Title: "Pirate of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"

Grade: 3

Cast: Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Geoffrey Rush

Director: Rob Marshall

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 136 minutes

Release Company: Walt Disney Home Entertainment

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Check Out 'Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' On Blu-Ray & DVD Oct. 18

October 16th, 2011 7:00am EDT
Pirates of the Caribbean on stranger tides
Flamboyant seafarer Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) lands himself in a bit of a bind after being lured onto Blackbeard's (Ian McShane) ship by enigmatic siren Angelica (Penelope Cruz), and forced to seek out the Fountain of Youth in "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides."

Trapped on the Queen Anne's Revenge with the most nefarious pirate in history, Captain Jack reflects on his past with the elusive Angelica while embarking on his wildest adventure to date.

With shambling zombies on deck and gorgeous mermaids beckoning sailors into the icy waters below, this time Jack Sparrow has his w...
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