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Sultry Star Mayra Veronica Exposes Love For Pinup Queen Bettie Page

12/1/2013 7:38pm EST
Mayra Veronica
When Bettie Page Clothing recently chose Mayra Veronica to be their spokesmodel, it proved to be a perfect fit. Like the late Bettie Page, whose appropriately crowned the “queen of the pinups” for being the most photographed bombshell ever, the 33-year-old brunette beauty is a modern-day sex symbol in her own right. The Cuban-born model’s never-ending curves have graced the pages of countless magazines, and it’s of no surprise she was named the United States Marines’ “Favorite Pinup Girl” and USO spokeswoman. And when she’s not traveling overseas to entertain the troops, she records music t...

Fashion Fails: Pixie Lott, Dita Von Teese, Perez Hilton, More

10/20/2013 12:03pm EDT
Pixie Lott
It's Fashion Fail Time! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion: the fails!

Let's start off with Pixie Lott, who wore this ugly burgundy onesie with leopard print cuffs. The leggings look too short as well.

Dita Von Teese wore this bejeweled and purple dress to an opening night gala. The syrupy color stands out even more thanks to her pale skin.

CCH Pounder shaved half her head, put on a gown, and then tossed on a t-shirt. It's like she wore the first three things she found on the rack at a thrift...

Dita Von Teese Suing Insurance Firm Over Canceled Performance

10/17/2013 2:34pm EDT
Dita Von Teese
Dita Von Teese is suing insurance company for negligence after they allegedly refused to cover the costs of a New York show canceled due to Superstorm Sandy last year.

The burlesque beauty, real name Heather Sweet, was due to take the stage at Manhattan's Gramercy Theater for her Burlesque: Strip Strip Hooray show on October 30th, but the appearance was axed on the eve of the event after strong winds and heavy rain lashed the island and caused a massive city-wide power outage.

Von Teese claims she had to pay out almost $97,000 from her own pocket, plus interest, to provide accommodation...

Sexy amfAR Gala Photos: Selita Ebanks Side Boob, Billionaire Janet Jackson & More!

5/24/2013 6:30pm EDT
Selita Ebanks
The star-studded amfAR Gala is one of the most eagerly anticipated events of the Cannes Film Festival. On Thursday night, a crowd of celebs attended the annual fundraiser, including Sharon Stone, Jessica Chastain, Christoph Waltz, Adrian Brody, Milla Jovovich and many others.

Heidi Klum helped open the event with a toast telling the crowd to down a glass of Moët & Chandon to help loosen the purse strings. She said, "I have to stop, but you should keep drinking!"

Sharon Stone was overheard saying that it was her mother's 80th birthday, but instead she chose to be at the 20th Anniversary of...

Rumor Patrol: Russell Crowe And Dita Von Teese, Bradley Cooper And Taylor Swift, More

1/18/2013 4:07pm EST
Russell Crowe and Dita Von Teese
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.

Russell Crowe and Dita Von Teese Dating: Is the Aussie actor dating the burlesque dancer? Crowe split with wife Danielle Spencer in October, and Crowe has made a habit of re-tweeting Von Teese's sexy messages - and the two apparently enjoyed a couple's massage at the Four Seasons.

Verdict: False. Crowe shot down the rumors, tweeting, "@DitaVonTeese is brave, smart, sweet and elegant. She is a friend of...

Russell Crowe Says He & Dita Von Teese Are 'Friends, Not Lovers'

1/15/2013 11:55am EST
Russell Crowe & Dita Von Teese
After rumors circulated that Russell Crowe was getting some with Dita Von Teese, the actor went on Twitter to set the record straight.

He posted on Monday: "@DitaVonTeese is brave, smart, sweet and elegant. She is a friend of mine. Who wouldn't want friends like that? Friends, not lovers."

The New York Post had reported that the twosome were spotted at the Four Seasons Hotel enjoying a couple's massage at 6:30 a.m.  Also, Crowe has a history of retweeting some of her sexy posts. Last year he reposted: "Dressage. Was measured for bespoke blk patent boots w/my name stamped on the heel . . ....

Dita Von Teese Wants To Direct A 'Really Dirty' Porn Movie

6/15/2012 9:33am EDT
Dita Von Teese
Burlesque star Dita Von Teese has decided she wants to direct an X-rated film.

The sexy star admits she's a big fan of porn superstar Sasha Grey, and she'd like to feature her in a future project.

Von Teese tells adult magazine Hustler, "I don't want my porn too geared toward women. I want it really dirty.

"I like Sasha Grey. I look for her movies because she's got it all. She's beautiful and not trying to look like the cliche porn star."

Hot Or Knot? Dita Von Teese Shows Some Skin In Brown Cutout Dress

5/5/2012 5:21pm EDT
Dita Von Teese
Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese wore an interesting brown dress to the Duftstars Awards in Berlin, Germany on Friday, featuring several skin-revealing cutouts and exposing her hips, belly and even a little more if you look closely enough.

"Hmmmm...Wearing quite a risqué [Jean Paul Gaultier] gown tonight to the perfume awards in Berlin. This might require a merkin," she Tweeted while getting ready, along with a picture of "The dress..." (see a close-up on the next page).

Apparently Dita's red-carpet experience was less than desirable at the event.

"Some photographer still had the audacity...

Marilyn Manson Engaged To Actress Seraphim Ward?

4/16/2012 11:38am EDT
Marilyn Manson
Rocker Marilyn Manson is engaged again following a whirlwind romance with actress Seraphim Ward.

The 43 year old proposed to the 27 year old on Thursday night, according to a friend of Ward's. They have been dating for just a few weeks.

The source tells Life & Style magazine, "Marilyn proposed with a family ring. I think it was his grandmother's. It's Celtic, and Seraphim says it has a magical bonding to the receiver. They share an interest in the occult and have bonded fast."

The actress' publicist has subsequently confirmed the news.

Ward also posted a photo of herself wearing her...

Kim Kardashian, Ashley Tisdale & Other Stars Attend Perez Hilton's Mad Hatter Tea Party (Photos)

3/26/2012 10:00am EDT
Perez Hilton & Kim Kardashian
Perez Hilton celebrated his 34th birthday with a Mad Hatter tea party birthday celebration at Siren Studios in Hollywood, Calif., yesterday. A bunch of celebrities attended and opted to wear fancy headwear to the event.

The famous blogger wore an India-inspired costume complete with a turban and silver slippers. Kim Kardashian wore a black and white dress with a delicate matching hat.

Ashley Tisdale stayed true to her Disney roots by donning Minnie Mouse ears, a leather jacket, and cut-off shorts.

Former porn star Jenna Jameson wore a top hat, bodysuit and chunky boots.

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Dita Von Teese Brings Her Burlesque Striptease To Las Vegas (Pics & Video))

1/16/2012 8:04pm EST
Dita Von Teese
Saturday night, international Queen of Burlesque Dita Von Teese delivered a sultry midnight performance of her infamous champagne glass act at Hyde Bellagio, the first Las Vegas nightlife venture by renowned hospitality leader sbe.

Clubgoers swarmed outside the lavish nightspot inside Bellagio Resort & Casino as Von Teese arrived on the red carpet looking glamorous in a black Herve L. Leroux dress with Christian Louboutin heels and red lips against her porcelain skin. Hyde's performance artists joined the pin-up beauty, posing in cellophane dresses and masks.

"I wanted to come here [to Hy...

Qantas Strike Strands Dita Von Teese In Australia

10/30/2011 10:35pm EDT
Dita Von Teese
Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese was caught up in travel chaos Down Under on Saturday after executives at an Australian airline grounded all flights over a strike dispute.

The sexy star has been on a promotional tour of Australia over the last week and was due to fly back to America when her work was over.

However, bosses at the country's Qantas airline grounded all domestic and international flights on Saturday due to ongoing industrial action by workers, and Von Teese found her journey disrupted.

In a post on her Twitter.com page, Von Teese writes, "Really Quantas?!? I thought I was fin...

Celebrity Birthdays - September 28, 2011

9/28/2011 3:00am EDT
Hilary Duff
Happy Birthday to:

Material Girls actress Hilary Duff (1987)

Actor Frankie Jonas (2000)

Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak (1992)

Dutch singer Esmee Denters (1988)

Pussycat Dolls singer Melody Thornton (1984)

Jackass jackass Bam Margera (1979)

Rapper Young Jeezy (1977)

Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese (1972)

Actress Naomi Watts (1968)

The Replacement Killers actress Mira Sorvino (1967)

Mystery Men actress Janeane Garofalo (1964)

Dokken guitarist George Lynch (1954)

Violinist Laurie Lewis (1950)

Ferris Bueller's Day Off actor Jeffrey Jones (1947)

The Negotiator actor J.T. Walsh (194...

Dita Von Teese To Release Fingernail Fashion Collection

9/8/2011 5:15pm EDT
Dita Von Teese
Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese is set to release her very own artificial nail line.

Von Teese recently partnered with beauty company Kiss to launch an entire collection of half-moon shaped nails, a trend which the star has revived in recent years.

In a statement, she says, "I've struck up many a conversation over the years regarding my nails. I love tributes to the past that at the same time become new again with a twist, and these nails are just that - chic, fashionable, and the last word in nostalgic glamour."

The stick-on nails will be manufactured in varying lengths and can be...

10 Cartoon Movies That Should Be Made!

7/30/2011 11:00am EDT
Christina Hendricks Jane Jetson?
Following in the footsteps of fellow Saturday morning stalwarts Scooby Doo, Speed Racer, Yogi Bear, Inspector Gadget and many more, the Smurfs at long last make their big screen debut (only a decade or two after most would really care), begging the question: What other classic cartoons could possibly be left for a live action / CGI movie adaptation? Well, lots, actually, but we’re only listing the top ten (along with some cast and director suggestions).

A live version of Hanna-Barbera’s modern space-age family has been bandied about for years, but as with so many cartoon and ...

Fergie Honored At AIDS Charity Event

6/24/2011 3:44pm EDT
Black Eyed Peas star Fergie was honored for her humanitarian work at a star-studded AIDS charity event in Paris, France, on Thursday night.

The singer was the guest of honor at the amfAR Inspiration Gala held at the city's Pavillon Gabriel, and she picked up the organization's Piaget Award of Inspiration for her support of AIDS research programs.

Fergie was without her husband Josh Duhamel, who was in Russia for the premiere of his latest "Transformers" movie, and was instead escorted by fashion designer Marc Jacobs.

Other stars at the gala included Kanye West, Diane Kruger and Dita Von ...

Audrina Patridge, Dita Von Teese & Other Celebs Are Red Hot At Heart Truth Fashion Show

2/10/2011 8:36am EST
Heart Truth Fashion Show
Several celebrities walked the runway at the Heart Truth's Red Dress Fall 2011 Fashion Show at the Lincoln Center in New York City yesterday.

The annual event raisies awareness about heart disease, and nearly two dozen stars wore crimson gowns.

"Dancing With The Stars" dancer Julianne Hough wore a dress embellished with Swarovski crystals, while "The Hills" star Audrina Patridge modeled a sequined one-shoulder Badgley Mischka gown.

Dita Von Teese showed off her curves in a Zac Posen number, and Taraji P. Henson donned Naeem Khan. See more below:

Reality TV star Audrina Patridge


Dita Von Teese's Racy Car Ad Is Too Hot For Daytime TV

2/7/2011 8:53am EST
Dita Von Teese
Burlesque star Dita Von Teese's saucy TV advertisement for car manufacturer Renault has been banned from broadcast in the U.K. during the daytime because it's too racy.
The raunchy new promo shows the beauty posing seductively on a chair, wearing only her underwear.
Her co-star in the ad, French soccer star Thierry Henry, comments, "When I see something wow, it means Va Va Voom."
However, censorship officials have banished the footage from daytime TV schedules amid worries it's inappropriate for some viewers, according to Britain's New of the World.


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Dita Von Teese Forced To Cover Up For 'CSI' Role

1/13/2011 9:48am EST
Dita Von Teese
Busty beauty Dita Von Teese was forced to cover up for her guest appearance on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - because TV executives feared viewers would find her cleavage "offensive".

The star plays a shy teacher with a secret life as a stripper, called Rita Von Squeeze, in a new episode, due to air next week.

Von Teese has now revealed show bosses asked her to tone down her usual raunchy look to avoid upsetting viewers.

She tells TV Guide, "There was a lot of network talk about my 'offensive cleavage', which I found interesting considering how much blood and gore there is."
"We had to...

Spotted: Katy Perry Getting A Little Help From Her Friends At The Roxy

12/16/2010 3:00pm EST
Katy Perry
Katy Perry looked a little worse for wear as she left The Roxy after watching Dita Von Teese's show, "Strip Strip Hooray" last night. The pop star was with friends, including celebrity blogger Perez Hilton. Where was her hubby?

Katy is considering changing her last name to seal her union with Russell Brand.

The hitmaker, who was born Katheryn Hudson, wed the funnyman in a lavish ceremony in India in October and admits she likes the idea of becoming Katy Brand.

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Dita Von Teese: 'I Don't Want To Smell Like Anyone Else'

12/6/2010 12:11pm EST
Dita Von Teese
Dita Von Teese is refusing to give up on her dream of launching a fragrance line after she was rejected by a major perfume company over fears she isn't famous enough to carry a cosmetics brand.

The burlesque beauty is desperate to launch her own scent, but she's struggling to find a company to back her because she isn't as well known as other celebrities.

Von Teese is now hoping to set up talks with a number of smaller firms in the hope that someone will want to invest in her idea.

She tells WWD.com, "What I really want to do is make my own fragrance. I don't want to smell like anyone...

Katy Perry Performs At The 2010 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (Photos)

11/11/2010 2:00pm EST
Katy Perry
Somehow Katy Perry managed to hold her own at the 2010 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in New York City yesterday. The pop star looked hot, even among sexy supermodels.

Katy has vowed never to strip for Playboy magazine, but she's planning a sexy, Dita Von Teese-style burlesque photoshoot. The newlywed wants to tease her fans with a flesh-flashing shoot - complete with racy black lingerie and vampish make-up, inspired by burlesque beauty Von Teese.

The singer, who married Russell Brand last month, was just named top International Music Star at the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Of The Year b...

Katy Perry Plans Dita Von Teese-Like Photoshoot

11/5/2010 3:49pm EDT
Katy Perry
Katy Perry has vowed never to strip for Playboy magazine - she's planning a sexy, Dita Von Teese-style burlesque photoshoot instead.

The singer is known for her fun-filled, saucy stage antics, but she's adamant she would never bare all for the popular men's magazine.

Instead the newlywed wants to tease her fans with a flesh-flashing shoot - complete with racy black lingerie and vampish make-up, inspired by burlesque beauty Von Teese.

Perry tells Britain's Cosmopolitan magazine, "I like to play that (sexy) card because it's fun and definitely in my deck, but I like to tease. I'm like a bu...

Dita Von Teese To Guest Star On 'CSI'

9/29/2010 8:28am EDT
Dita Von Teese
Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese is the latest star to sign up for a guest appearance in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

The raven-haired beauty is set to follow teen sensation Justin Bieber by filming a cameo role for the program - she will star as a Hollywood femme fatale in an upcoming episode.

Executive producer Carol Mendelsohn tells Entertainment Weekly the special storyline will be a throwback to "the glory days of L.A. film noir," adding, "Her character is absolutely unlike what she seems. Prepare to be tantalized and tormented."

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Gratuitous Cleavage Shots Of The Day: Dita Von Teese

9/16/2010 10:08pm EDT
Dita Von Teese
Dita Von Teese sexed up the Cointreau Cointreauversial Party in Sydney, Australia, on Thursday with an eye-popping (or should we say cleavage-popping) red and white dress.

Dita wants to make a mark in fashion by launching her own range. The raven-haired beauty is turning her attention to fashion icons for inspiration, but she's adamant her range would be unlike anything available from other celebrities.

The burlesque star is suing a former landlord for his anti-Semitic comments leveled at her managers. Von Teese was appalled when the property boss fired off a letter warning her to "bewar...

Dita Von Teese Sues Landlord For 'Beware Of Jews' Comment

8/31/2010 8:16am EDT
Dita Von Teese
Burlesque babe Dita Von Teese is suing a former landlord for his anti-Semitic comments leveled at her managers.

Von Teese was appalled when the property boss fired off a letter warning the dancer to "beware Jews" after she instructed her Jewish business partners to approach the landlord when he failed to pay back a $5,000 deposit.

In a lawsuit filed on Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, obtained by TMZ.com, Von Teese claims she gave her former landlord plenty of notice she'd be moving out and requested the return of the cash deposit.

Von Teese then asked her managers to interve...

Evan Rachel Wood & Chris Evans Sex It Up In New Gucci Ad (Video)

8/19/2010 3:30pm EDT
Evan Rachel Wood
Evan Rachel Wood is moving on from Marilyn Manson into the arms of Chris Evans...at least in new ads for Gucci.

The "True Blood" actress and Chris pose for the "Guilty" fragrance and star in a short film. The full version will premiere at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sept. 12.

Evan and Marilyn originally dated in 2006 following his divorce from burlesque star Dita Von Teese. They broke up in 2008 and briefly reunited in early 2009, before reconciling months later and secretly becoming engaged in January.

The odd pair has called it quits yet again, according to People.com.

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Marilyn Manson And Evan Rachel Wood Call Off Their Engagement?

8/17/2010 2:35pm EDT
Marilyn Manson
Shock rocker Marilyn Manson has split from his on/off girlfriend Evan Rachel Wood once again after calling off their engagement, according to a report.

The on/off couple originally dated in 2006 following his divorce from burlesque star Dita Von Teese. They broke up in 2008 and briefly reunited in early 2009, before reconciling months later and secretly becoming engaged in January.

However, the odd pair has called it quits yet again, according to People.com.

Manson, 41, was spotted out in Hollywood without Wood by his side on Saturday night - and a source claims the night out was his ...

They'll Let Anybody Write A Book These Days

7/17/2010 10:55am EDT
Celebrity Books
2010 has been a big year so far for celebrity authors. Big-screen actors, reality TV stars, musicians and other celebs have been pimping their self-help tomes, novels, and children's books.

Most recently, "Real Housewives" star Bethenny Frankel released "Skinnygirl Dish: Easy Recipes For Your Naturally Thin Life," Hugh Hefner's ex Kendra Wilkinson publicized "Sliding Into Home" and "American Idol" runner-up David Archuleta pimped "Chords of Strength: A Memoir of Soul, Song and the Power of Perseverance."

But there have been so many more just this year alone! Check 'em out!

Jennifer Love...

Female Celebs You Would Want To See At Your Beach

6/25/2010 9:28am EDT
Female Celebs You Would Want To See At Your Beach
Summer is finally here! The number one place to go to when it's hot and humid outside is the beach, where you can lay in the sun and get a tan, or swim in the ocean to cool off, or better yet, stare at hot women in bikinis. Imagine if those hot women in bikinis were your favorite female celebrities like Halle Berry and Salma Hayek. Having those two starlets show up at your local beach would be like Christmastime in the Summertime. Here are some more Female celebrities you would love to see at your beach this Summer.

Brooklyn Decker
Brooklyn Decker is no stranger to the beach or wearing ...