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'Fifty Shades': Dakota Johnson Gets Tied Up For The Weeknd (NSFW)

January 22nd, 2015 8:04pm EST
Dakota Johnson Is All Tied Up In The Weeknd's Scorching 'Earned
Dakota Johnson is all tied up in the first official video from the soundtrack to "Fifty Shades of Grey," which hits theaters next month.

The actress, who plays the lead role of Anastasia Steele in the flick, is bound in ropes while wearing just a fleshtone bra and undies, and she's suspended over a stage as Canadian R&B singer Abel Tesfaye, aka The Weeknd, performs his sure-to-be hit single "Earned It."

Johnson isn't the the only one steaming up the video as dancers wearing just pasties over their nipples and black "X's" on their bare buttocks move erotically in the background.

The video...

Was Dakota Johnson Trying To Tell Us Something With Her Golden Globes Dress?

January 13th, 2015 7:39pm EST
Dakota Johnson Wore 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' On The Golden Globes
Dakota Johnson helped the already strong buzz for next month's "Fifty Shades of Grey" on the red carpet at this year's Golden Globes, showing off her sexy legs in a silver strapless Chanel Couture dress.

But the dress that Johnson, who was a presenter at the Globes, wore had an even bigger significance when it comes to her hotly anticipated movie, which is based on the "mommy porn" novel by British author E.L. James.

Johnson, 25, appears to have consciously chosen the outfit -- which not only shimmered in silver, but featured a gray bodice and was the 50th design shown at Chanel's Fall 20...

2015 Golden Globes Fashion: The Best, Worst & Most Exposed Stars

January 12th, 2015 9:24am EST
The Best & Worst Dressed At The 2015 Golden Globe Awards
Strapless gowns dominated the red carpet at Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles. Celebrities flooded the red carpet wearing big smiles and flaunting their fabulous figures wearing Versace, Marchesa, Alexander McQueen and other designer clothing.

Fashion highlights included Viola Davis in a crimson Donna Karan gown with a beaded bodice and Katie Holmes looking simple yet stunning in Marchesa.

In contrast, Keira Knightley's custom-made dress reportedly took 30 people to make, but it was a little dowdy for the star-studded affair.

Check out the best and worst of the night and...

Check Out Who's Presenting At Sunday Night's Golden Globe Awards...

January 8th, 2015 12:53pm EST
Jennifer Aniston, Matthew McConaughey, Kerry Washington Among Go
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has revealed its second round of presenters for the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards:

Jennifer Aniston, Kate Beckinsale, Bryan Cranston, Jamie Dornan,Colin Firth, Jane Fonda, Harrison Ford, Bill Hader, Katherine Heigl, Dakota Johnson, Adam Levine, Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Seth Meyers, Lupita Nyong’o, Jeremy Renner, Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin, Vince Vaughn, and Kerry Washington.

RELATED: 'Birdman,' 'Fargo,' HBO Lead Golden Globes Nominations

They will join previously announced presenters Amy Adams,Adrien Brody, Robert Downey Jr., ...

Is 'Fifty Shades' Worthy Of The Berlin Film Festival?

December 23rd, 2014 8:13am EST
'Fifty Shades Of Grey' To Premiere At The Berlin Film Festival
Highly anticipated erotic drama Fifty Shades of Grey is set to make its debut at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) in Berlin, Germany on February 11, two days ahead of its U.S. release on Friday, Feb. 13, just in time for Valentine's Day weekend.

The film's stars, Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, along with director Sam Taylor-Johnson, are expected to attend the premiere.

The movie is based on the first novel in author E.L. James' Fifty Shades trilogy, which was critically panned despite selling millions of copies and being translated into 51 languages worldwide.


New Sexy 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Trailer (Watch)

November 14th, 2014 10:08am EST
Sexy New 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Trailer More Risqué Than Before
"50 Shades of Grey" just got a little racier!

Universal Pictures revealed the second trailer for the highly-anticipated movie "50 Shades of Grey" and after much criticism over the tame nature of the first teaser, the studio went all out to make viewers hungry for more.

Through the course of this week, the film studio released several posters in anticipation for the new trailer. On Thursday, fans received the gift of a NSFW trailer to the adaptation of the sexy novel.

The first trailer for the film was viewed over 37 million times on YouTube, making it one of the most popular movie traile...

The 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Trailer Has Finally Arrived

July 24th, 2014 9:16pm EDT
The 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Trailer Has Finally Arrived
The first trailer for "Fifty Shades of Grey" is finally here! The nearly two-and-a-half-minute clip shows college student Anastasia Steele and billionaire businessman Christian Grey meeting for the first time.

"What was he like?" a friend asks Ana in a voice over. "He was...polite, intense, smart. Really intimidating," she answers.

Dakota Johnson plays Anastsia and Jamie Dornan portrays Christian, a professional with a secret - he has a penchant for sadomasochism.

As Ana and Christian start getting to know one another, Grey says: "I exercise control in all things, Miss Steel."

She repl...

Dakota Johnson On 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Sex Scenes: 'I Have No Shame'

February 6th, 2014 9:01pm EST
Dakota Johnson ELLE Magazine
The film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey may still be over a year away, but star Dakota Johnson is showing off why she was chosen to take on the lead role of Anastasia Steele in the film in the March issue of ELLE magazine.

The 24-year-old wore sexy Donna Karan Signature Collection thigh-highs for the shoot, which also features fashions from Burberry, John Galliano, Jason Wu, Missoni and DSQUARED.

Dakota, the daughter of actor Don Johnson and actress Melanie Griffith, took some time out from shooting the movie and discussed why she took on the role, which is sure to involve some steamy...

Rumor Patrol: Full-Frontal 'Fifty Shades', Julia Roberts Pregnant, More

December 14th, 2013 3:03pm EST
Fifty Shades of Grey
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Full-Frontal Nudity In Fifty Shades of Grey: We knew the film adaptation of Fifty Shades would be steamy - but now rumors are saying stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson could be completely naked in scenes of the erotic film.

Verdict: Leaning True. While it has not been confirmed, there are several hints the film is headed that way. For example, producer Dana Brunetti said in a recent interview there ...

'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Begins Filming In Vancouver, Producers Hope To Release Rated R & NC-17 Versions

December 3rd, 2013 4:30pm EST
Fifty Shades of Grey begins filming
The first photos from the Vancouver set of Fifty Shades of Grey have surfaced, showing stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan dining together at a cafe.

The two stars look serious in their meeting, as if all the 'fun' has yet to get underway.

Shortly before the photos surfaced, British author E.L. James, who wrote the novel the film is based upon, posted an image of the clapper board used to start the cameras rolling. "Action," she captioned the photo.

Producers of the film plan to release two versions of the film, one to maintain the standards of an R-rating and an unrated or NC-17 versi...

Jamie Dornan And Dakota Johnson Make First Appearances As 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Characters

November 14th, 2013 11:00am EST
Fifty Shades of Grey Entertainment Weekly
Fifty Shades of Grey stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan have done their first photoshoot together for the film, giving fans a first look at their characters from the highly-anticipated film.

The new photos, which appear in the new issue of Entertainment Weekly, show Dornan, who replaced "Sons of Anarchy" star Charlie Hunnam in the film, in character as the S&M obsessed Christian Grey, and Johnson, daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, as Anastasia Steele, the virginal college student he seduces.

Based on E.L. James' best-selling novel, the film promises lots of explicit sex sce...

Kate Hudson, Kate Beckinsale & More Stars Sizzle At LACMA Art + Film Gala - See The Pics!

November 4th, 2013 2:00pm EST
Kate Hudson
Tons of celebrities stepped out to honor Martin Scorsese at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Art + Film Gala on Saturday.

The filmmaker was recognized for helping the museum during the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008 and for his work on film restoration.

Several stars feted the guest of honor. Kate Hudson looked incredible in a cream colored Gucci gown with a silver sparkling plunging neckline. Kate Beckinsale also looked fab in a light blue, sequined strapless dress.

Leonardo DiCaprio posed with Scorsese, looking dapper in a navy blue suit.

Fergie showed off her post-baby...

Trending: Kim Kardashian's Engagement Ring Sold, 'Fifty Shades' May Lose Dakota Johnson, Kutcher Highest Paid

October 16th, 2013 10:01am EDT
Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian's Engagement Ring From Kris Humphries Sells For $749,000
The 16.21-carat Lorraine Schwartz rectangular-cut diamond engagement ring that Kim Kardashian was given by second husband Kris Humphries sold at an auction on Tuesday. (keep reading...)

Dakota Johnson Having Second Thoughs About 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'?
Actress Dakota Johnson is reportedly having a rough time with all the attention she's been getting since being cast as the submissive Anastasia Steele in the movie adaptation of novel Fifty Shades of Grey. (keep reading...)

Nirvana nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fa...

Dakota Johnson Having Second Thoughs About 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'?

October 15th, 2013 11:01pm EDT
Dakota Johnson
Actress Dakota Johnson is reportedly having a rough time with all the attention she's been getting since being cast as the submissive Anastasia Steele in the movie adaptation of novel Fifty Shades of Grey.

Just days after it was announced that lead Charlie Hunnam ("Sons of Anarchy") had pulled out of the production, sources tell E! news that Johnson is having difficulty dealing with the press.

"Dakota is having a very hard time dealing with all the press," a source tells E! News. "When she first got the role, it was way too much for her."

Now it seems that "everyone wants a piece" of her...

New Screenwriter Hired To Rework 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Script

October 15th, 2013 8:25am EDT
Charlie Hunnam
There's been another shake up on the "Fifty Shades of Grey" project. First, lead actor Charlie Hunnam quit, and now movie execs have hired a new screenwriter to rework the script.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Oscar-nominated screenwriter Patrick Marber was hired on Friday, but his presence reportedly has nothing to do with Hunnam walking away from the project.

Producers and director Sam Taylor-Johson still plan on shooting the film beginning next month, insiders say, suggesting they already picked a replacement to play Christian Grey.

Frontrunners for the role include British sta...

Dakota Johnson Dating Actor Jordan Masterson

September 12th, 2013 11:58am EDT
Dakota Johnson Jordan Masterson
Dakota Johnson's new boyfriend has been revealed as The 40 Year-Old Virgin actor Jordan Masterson.

According to, the 23-year-old actress, who has just landed the lead in the Fifty Shades of Grey film, has reportedly been seeing the 27 year-old for the past year.

Like his girlfriend, whose parents are actress Melanie Griffith and actor Don Johnson, Jordan, comes from a Hollywood family.

His half-brothers are That '70s Show star Danny Masterson and Malcolm in the Middle actor Christopher Masterson. Jordan's half-sister is actress Alanna Masterson.

Dakota is on the verge of b...

'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Fans Start Petition Over Charlie Hunnam, Dakota Johnson Casting

September 3rd, 2013 9:24pm EDT
Charlie Hunnam
Hardcore "Fifty Shades of Grey" fans aren't very happy with the casting of Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson as the leads in the movie adaptation of E.L. James' book.

The backlash has been so huge, there's an online petition on to find new leads for the upcoming film.

The author announced the casting of Hunnam ("Sons of Anarchy") and newcomer Johnson (daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith) on Monday. There are currently over 6,700 signatures by fans petitioning against the picks.

Producer Dana Brunetti defended the casting decision on Twitter, writing: "There is a lot t...

Melanie Griffith 'Proud' Of Daughter Dakota Johnson's 'Fifty Shades' Role

September 3rd, 2013 11:30am EDT
Melanie Griffith
Melanie Griffith is thrilled that her and Don Johnson's daughter Dakota Johnson has been cast in the erotic thriller "Fifty Shades of Grey."

The proud mom posted on Twitter on Monday, "My beautiful child Dakota has been chosen to play Anna Steele in 50 Shades. Look out world! Here she comes!!! #proudmama."

Author E.L. James announced the casting, revealing Charlie Hunnam would be playing Christian Grey opposite Johnson's Anastasia Steele. The film centers on a young college woman who gets involved in a bondage relationship with a wealthy man.

Producer Michael De Luca explained that there...

The Morning Roundup: 'Fifty Shades' Cast, Khloe Kardashian's Struggle, Electric Zoo Festival Ecstasy Deaths

September 3rd, 2013 10:23am EDT
Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam
It's official -- the movie adaptation of "mommy porn" novel "Fifty Shades Of Grey" has its stars. Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith's daughter Dakota will be taking on the role of Anastasia Steele, while Christian Grey will be played by "Sons of Anarchy" star Charlie Hunnam. They're the two stars who were apparently willing to take on the roles in the kinky sex story that involves lots of bondage and S&M. (story)

Two concertgoers at the Electric Zoo Dance Festival on Randall's Island in New York City died over the weekend after taking the drug MDMA, better known as ecstasy or "molly". The d...

Dakota Johnson And Charlie Hunnam Cast As Leads In 'Fifty Shades Of Grey', Producers Defend Choices

September 2nd, 2013 11:32pm EDT
Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam
The roles of Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey in next summer's movie adaptation of erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey have finally been cast.

Author E.L. James, who penned the Fifty Shades trilolgy of 'mommy porn', announced on her Twitter page Monday that actress/model Dakota Johnson, daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, and Sons of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam would be filling the lead roles.

"I am delighted to let you know that the lovely Dakota Johnson has agreed to be our Anastasia in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey," James wrote, followed shortly after with, "T...

14 Of Our Favorite Celebrity Fiveheads

March 26th, 2013 7:01pm EDT
Chrissy Teigen
What's a 'fivehead'? Well, you've heard of a forehead, right? So then a fivehead must be a little bit bigger (there are even a few sixheads out there, as we'll point out later).

Some could be leased out to companies looking to increase their business, and others could be used as weapons. And perhaps some have the gift of echolocation.

We're not saying these people are unattractive because of their copious craniums, its just all in good fun.

You'll also be surprised to find out that absolutely NONE of these images have been photoshopped.

She may have a rockin' bod and be a Sports Illus...

Dakota Johnson: 'Miss Golden Globe Night Was Terrifying'

September 21st, 2012 10:32pm EDT
Dakota Johnson
Former Miss Golden Globe Dakota Johnson has no memory of her night with the stars back in 2006 because she was too terrified to soak up the thrill of handing out awards to superstars.

Johnson, the actress daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, spent the whole evening worried she'd drop a trophy as she carried it out onstage - and the fear ruined her night.

She recalls, "It was terrifying... You bring the Golden Globes out and you give them to the very talented people... I was 16 and I was terrified.

"I was wearing these gloves and I kept thinking that they were gonna slip out of m...