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Tyra Banks Poses As 15 Different Supermodels In Photo Exhibit, Including Cindy Crawford & Kate Moss

September 10th, 2013 10:00pm EDT
Tyra Banks as Cindy Crawford
Tyra Banks has proven that she's a versatile model after undergoing drastic transformations to pose as 15 of the world's most famous supermodels in a new photo exhibit.

In conjunction with New York Fashion week, Banks and photographer Udo Spreitzenbarth launched "15," which includes "interpretive images" of Banks personifying Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, Lauren Hutton, Jerry Hall, Iman, Kate Moss, Twiggy, Brooke Shields, Claudia Schiffer, Carmen Dell'Orefice, Grace Jones, Kate Upton, Karlie Kloss, Cara Delevingne as well as herself at 15 years old - the age at which Banks began her m...
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Gisele Bundchen Named The Greatest Modeling Fashion Icon Of All Time

April 3rd, 2012 12:30pm EDT
Gisele Bundchen
TIME magazine recently picked the 100 most influential people in the world of fashion since 1923, the year the magazine launched. Gisele Bundchen topped the list of models, and we must agree with thier choice.

If wealth alone was the deciding factor for the list, Gisele blows everyone else away. She has been the highest-paid supermodel since 2004. In fact, she could be a billionaire by the time she turns 32 this summer, according to Forbes. She made an estimated $45 million in 2010 alone.

If notoriety was the deciding factor, Gisele rises to the top. She earned a lot of fans as a Victori...
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Rachel Weisz Cosmetics Ad Banned In Britain

February 1st, 2012 7:48am EST
Rachel Weisz
A cosmetics commercial starring Rachel Weisz has been banned in the U.K. after officials at a watchdog group ruled the L'Oreal ad misrepresented what the product could do.

Scottish politician Jo Swinson complained to the Advertising Standards Authority about the L'Oreal Paris Revitalift Repair ad, claiming it "misleadingly exaggerated" the performance of the product because Weisz's skin was digitally altered to make it look smoother, and officials have upheld the complaint, stating the commercial can no longer air in its current form.

ASA bosses have also ordered L'Oreal chiefs to avoid...
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Paul McCartney's Celebrity Pals Contribute To Vegetarian Cookbook

October 25th, 2011 11:05am EDT
Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney has asked friends including Gwyneth Paltrow and Kevin Spacey to divulge their favorite vegetarian recipes for a new cookbook.

The pop legend, a longtime vegetarian, has co-written the "Meat Free Monday Cookbook" as part of his ongoing campaign urging fans to eat less meat.

Celebrity contributors include Hollywood stars Paltrow and Spacey, who offers up a recipe for lentil stew with pan-fried halloumi and pomegranate, as well as former model Twiggy, who shares her favorite mozzarella pasta dish.

McCartney shares recipes for refried bean tacos and super vegetable salad, and ...
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Beyonce Responds To Belgian Dancer's Plagiarism Claims

October 12th, 2011 8:24am EDT
Beyonce
Beyonce has acknowledged dance routines in her new Countdown video were inspired by a Belgian choreographer who has accused her of plagiarism.

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker has threatened to sue over claims Beyonce copied moves from her ballet production Rosas danst Rosas.

The superstar singer has now opened up about the dispute, revealing the Belgian work was among a number of different influences which can be clearly seen in her video.

She says in a statement, "Clearly, the ballet Rosas danst Rosas was one of many references for my video, Countdown. It was one of the inspirations used ...
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Hottest Women Over 50

May 27th, 2011 8:31am EDT
Hottest Women Over 50
Helen Mirren has topped a poll of the world's hottest women over 50.

The 65-year-old actress caused a stir in 2008 after she was snapped showing off her svelte figure in a bikini and it seems fans are still impressed by her looks, placing her first in the "Hotter Than Ever Women Over 50" survey for home shopping retailer Isme.com.

British supermodel Twiggy, 61, was a close runner-up, while former Bond girl Joanna Lumley, 65, was in third.

"Shout" hitmaker Lulu, 62, and "Sex and the City" actress Kim Cattrall, 54, came in fourth and fifth position, respectively, while 53 year old Michelle...
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No More Elgin Lumpkin Or Georgios Panayioutous: Celebrities Who Changed Their Names

July 21st, 2008 10:43am EDT
Cher
Marilyn Monroe was originally christened Norma Jean. Archibald Leach opted for the more debonair nom de guerre Cary Grant. At the age of 10, musical prodigy Steveland Morris was dubbed (by Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr.) "Little Stevie Wonder." These aren't the only celebrities who bid farewell to the names bestowed upon them in infancy; among those in the public eye, adopting a more star-worthy moniker seems to be the rule, not the exception.

Stage Names

Where stage names are concerned, some stars keep it succinct. Musicians Cher and Seal shortened their names from Cherilyn and ...
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Paulina Porizkova To Replace Twiggy On 'Top Model'

November 27th, 2007 9:18am EST
Paulina Porizkova
International supermodel Paulina Porizkova has joined The CW's America's Next Top Model cycle 10 as a new panel judge, where she will conduct regular weekly evaluations of top model participants.

"We are thrilled to have Paulina as a part of this cycle's judging panel. The show and participants will benefit a great deal from her vast modeling knowledge and expertise," said Ken Mok, Executive Producer of "America's Next Top Model."

Twiggy, who has been a part of 'America's Next Top Model' since cycle 5 is leaving due to scheduling conflicts.

"We would like to thank Twiggy for...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 19

September 19th, 2007 3:00am EDT
http://www.starpulse.com/Supermodels/Silvstedt,_Victoria/
Happy Birthday to "Sky High" actress Danielle Panabaker (1987), Canadian duo Tegan and Sara Quin (1980), Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty (1975), Swedish model Victoria Silvstedt (1974), "Taxi" star Jimmy Fallon (1974), "The King of Queens" actor Victor Williams (1970), "Saturday Night Live" actress Cheri Oteri (1965), country singer Trisha Yearwood (1964), 80s singer Lita Ford (1958), music producer Nile Rodgers (1952), English actress/model Twiggy (1949), "Kingdom of Heaven" actor Jeremy Irons (1948), "Emergency!" actor Randolph Mantooth (1945), Scottish actor David McCallum (1933), singer Br...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 19

September 19th, 2006 3:00am EDT
http://www.starpulse.com/Supermodels/Silvstedt,_Victoria/
Happy Birthday to "Sky High" actress Danielle Panabaker (1987), Canadian duo Tegan and Sara Quin (1980), Swedish model Victoria Silvstedt (1974), "Taxi" star Jimmy Fallon (1974), "The King of Queens" actor Victor Williams (1970), "Saturday Night Live" actress Cheri Oteri (1965), country singer Trisha Yearwood (1964), 80s singer Lita Ford (1958), music producer Nile Rodgers (1952), English actress/model Twiggy (1949), "Kingdom of Heaven" actor Jeremy Irons (1948), "Emergency!" actor Randolph Mantooth (1945), Scottish actor David McCallum (1933), singer Brook Benton (1931; d. 1988), "Family G...
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