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Jake Gyllenhaal teaches Alyssa Miller how to cook

November 1st, 2013 11:20am EDT
Alyssa Miller
Jake Gyllenhaal has been teaching Alyssa Miller how to cook.
The pair who have been dating for almost four months, enjoy hosting dinner parties for their friends, and the brunette beauty confessed the Hollywood hunk is "the teacher" in the kitchen.
She told Us Weekly magazine: "I have people over all the time and we cook. I love having people over socially and cooking dinner parties."
Quizzed about whether she's taught him how to stir up a few delights, she added: "He's the teacher."
The 24-year-old model is conscious of her food choices and opts to make healthy meals and a regular staple ...

Jake Gyllenhaal's girlfriend loves his family

October 30th, 2013 7:20pm EDT
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal's girlfriend is a huge fan of his sister.
The 'End of Watch' star recently introduced Alyssa Miller, whom he has been dating for six months, to his family, and the model has already formed a close bond with his older sister, Maggie Gyllenhaal, 35.
The 24-year-old model told E! News: "She is great."
The brunette beauty also admitted that Jake spoils her by cooking her delicious meals in his apartment and he has also been teaching her how to cook, as he is "so good" in the kitchen.
She said: "Jake has taught me to cook some dishes. I love to cook as well."
A source previously ...

This Week's Best Dressed Stars: Natalie Portman, Reese Witherspoon, Sandra Bullock, More

October 26th, 2013 7:43am EDT
Natalie Portman
Although scrutinizing the worst dressed stars is ultimately more fun, recognizing the stylish celebs of the week is also entertaining.

On Wednesday, Natalie Portman attended two premieres of her upcoming film "Thor: The Dark World." As usual, she showed off her fabulous sense of style at both the London and Los Angeles events.

At the California premiere (above), she looked lovely in a sheer, floral black dress with strappy gold sandals. She wore her hair straight, showing off her new ombre locks.

Portman attended the premiere with her husband, Benjamin Millepied. The couple plans on movi...

Melissa McCarthy On Controversial 'Elle' Cover: 'I Picked The Coat'

October 22nd, 2013 4:03pm EDT
Melissa McCarthy Elle
Melissa McCarthy has responded to controversy surrounding her recent cover of Elle by explaining the cover was her idea in the first place.

The magazine was blasted for covering up the actress in a winter coat for its Women in Hollywood issue, which printed with several different covers. Some people took issue with McCarthy's cover in comparison to Reese Witherspoon's and Shailene Woodley's covers, which showed them in a tight black dress and unitard, respectively.

However, McCarthy has revealed that the coat was her idea for the November issue. She told E!, "What I found so bizarre is I ...

Chelsea Handler mocks Reese Witherspoon's drunken arrest

October 22nd, 2013 12:20pm EDT
Chelsea Handler
Chelsea Handler mocked Reese Witherspoon's drunken arrest last night (10.21.13).
The chat show host took the opportunity to tease her good friend as she presented the 'Legally Blonde' actress with an award at the ELLE Women In Hollywood 2013 ceremony, joking about her infamous disorderly conduct arrest video.
The footage, which leaked online in April, saw Reese verbally insult a policeman who arrested her husband Jim Toth on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) in Atlanta, Georgia.
Chelsea said: "Personally, as a true friend, my favorite project of hers was an overlooked short fil...

Reese Witherspoon, Naya Rivera & More Standouts At The ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards

October 22nd, 2013 11:00am EDT
Naya Rivera
It was ladies night at the ELLE 20th annual Women in Hollywood celebration in Los Angeles at the Four Seasons Hotel on Monday.

The magazine held the soiree to honor stars including Reese Witherspoon, Melissa McCarthy, Marion Cotillard, Naomie Harris, Shailene Woodley, and director Nancy Meyers.

The stars paid tribute to each other during the event. Chelsea Handler recalled how Witherspoon helped her land a movie role, while McCarthy said one of her inspirations was Kathy Bates.

"Glee" star Naya Rivera was one of the fashion standouts in a white jumpsuit with mesh sleeves and a plunging n...

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.


Reese Witherspoon was confused before motherhood

October 10th, 2013 3:20pm EDT
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon's children helped her work out who she was "as a woman."
The 'Devil's Knot' star - who has 14-year-old daughter Ava and nine-year-old son Deacon with actor Ryan Phillippe, and 12-month-old son Tennessee with husband Jim Toth - admits she was "confused" before she became a mother but her kids helped her find her way.
Talking to US Elle magazine she said: "Somebody was saying to me the other day, 'Oh, people get less interesting when they have kids.' I just don't think that's true.
"I feel like I was so confused before I had kids, I almost got in my own way. Having kids ma...

Matt Smith cast in American Psycho musical

October 7th, 2013 12:20pm EDT
Matt Smith
'Doctor Who' actor Matt Smith is to star in a new stage musical version of serial killer novel 'American Psycho'.
The 30-year-old star - who plays the titular Time Lord in the sci-fi series - has been cast as murderous Wall Street investment banker Patrick Bateman in the production, based on Bret Easton Ellis' 1991 novel, which will run at London's Almeida Theatre from December 3 to January 25, 2014.
The musical is to be directed by Rupert Goold - the theatre's new artistic director - who developed the show with his former company Headlong.
Tony Award-winning composer Duncan Sheik has writt...

Reese Witherspoon finds Happily Ever After

October 4th, 2013 5:20am EDT
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon will star in fairytale spoof comedy 'Happily Ever After'.
Disney is eyeing the Oscar-winning actress to lead the cast of a new laugher, which will provide a humorous take on the fairytale genre, following a princess (Witherspoon) and prince 10 years after they've ridden off into the proverbial sunset at the end of most fairytales.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the lead characters will discover that even after finding 'the one', you must work to "keep your relationship and your life together".
The film's script was written by Nahnatchka Khan, who previously created T...

Toronto Film Festival: Reese Witherspoon, Kate Winslet, Keira Knightley, & More (Photos)

September 9th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Reese Witherspoon
The Toronoto International Film Festival (TIFF) has turned into a hot spot for celebrities over the last few years, and 2013 has been no exception.

We spotted several stars promoting their new films, including Reese Witherspoon who attended the "Devil's Knot" premiere over the weekend.

The actress, 36, looked sexy in a black and beige patterened dress that showed off a little cleavage. She's definitely back in shape after giving birth to her third child one year ago.

Witherspoon's new film is based on an Arkansas case in which three children were savagely murdered in 1993 and the three t...

Nick Hornby to adapt Strayed bestseller for Reese Witherspoon's hiking film

July 17th, 2013 8:42pm EDT
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon has drafted in beloved British author and screenwriter Nick Hornby to revamp Cheryl Strayed's bestselling memoir, Wild: From Lost To Found On The Pacific Crest Trail, for a new movie she'll produce and star in.

The actress will follow Strayed's footsteps on the 1,100-mile Pacific Crest Trail, which winds through California and Oregon, following the death of her mother and her divorce.

The author's tome about backpacking became an instant hit upon its release last year (12) and Witherspoon snapped up the film rights.

Celeb Summer Style: Selena Gomez, Alessandra Ambrosio, Kristen Stewart & More In Shorts

July 9th, 2013 2:00pm EDT
Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez attended the NEO Fashion Collection photocall in Berlin, Germany, on Monday looking casual in jean shorts, a loose black blouse, pink socks and black sneakers.

Shorts can be sexy. They can be sporty. And they can even be appropriate for star-studded events.

During the summer, celebrities on both the West and East Coasts are wearing shorts to stay cool and show off their lean legs.

Model Alessandra Ambrosio is often spotted wearing them while hanging out with her husband in kids in both Los Angeles and New York City. Reese Witherspoon attends business meetings in shorts, and ...

Reese Witherspoon suing over gem ads

June 20th, 2013 8:41pm EDT
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon is suing bosses of a jewellery website for using her image in promotional material without permission.

The actress' lawyers have filed suit against executives at Marketing Advantages International, a company which runs accessories and costume jewellery site

In one online advert, an image of the Oscar winner posing with her hand to her face - showcasing a huge diamond ring, has been used.

The suit is seeking damages for exploiting Witherspoon's name in a bid to boost sales, according to

Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Chastain Rumored To Play Hillary Rodham Clinton

May 28th, 2013 1:03pm EDT
Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson may be playing Hillary Rodham Clinton in upcoming biopic "Rodham," which focuses on the former First Lady's early years in love and in politics.

The film is still in the early stages of casting and will reportedly center on her marriage to future President Bill Clinton as well as her political career.

However, Johansson isn't the only actress in the running for the highly coveted role. Jessica Chastain ("Zero Dark Thirty"), Amanda Seyfried ("Les Miserables") and Reese Witherspoon ("Legally Blonde") are also contenders.

Clinton graduated from Yale Law School in 1973 and...

Reese Witherspoon reteaming with Joaquin Phoenix for crime drama

May 17th, 2013 3:10am EDT
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon is reuniting with her Walk The Line co-star Joaquin Phoenix once again for Paul Thomas Anderson's new crime drama.

The pair won critical acclaim for their portrayal of country music legends Johnny Cash and June Carter in the 2005 movie, with Witherspoon picking up an Academy Award for Best Actress.

The pair are now set for a big screen reunion on upcoming thriller, Inherent Vice. The film is based on Thomas Pynchon's 2009 novel of the same name, with Phoenix playing a pot-smoking private detective named Doc Sportello working a missing persons case in 1970s Los Angeles.


Reese Witherspoon's Husband Tried To Calm Her During Arrest: 'Now You've Turned It Into National News'

May 5th, 2013 3:57pm EDT
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon's husband Jim Toth attempted to keep his wife out of trouble with the law two weeks ago by telling her to keep calm during his DUI arrest.

Witherspoon lashed out at the cop who pulled Toth over for driving on the wrong side of the road in Atlanta, Georgia, after the couple spent the night out together. She yelled at him and tried to use her celebrity status to intimidate him into letting them go.

New video footage released from the scene of the couple's arrest shows Toth quietly scolding his wife for getting herself in trouble.

"All you should have done is let me get ar...

Reese Witherspoon To Pay $213 For Disorderly Conduct In Georgia

May 3rd, 2013 12:00pm EDT
Reese Witherspoon & Jim Toth
Reese Witherspoon has pleaded no contest to a charge of disorderly conduct stemming from her April arrest in Atlanta, Georgia. She was ordered to pay a fine of $213. 

On April 19, the actress argued with a police officer who had pulled over her husband, Jim Toth, for driving under the influence (DUI). According to, talent agent Toth pleaded guilty to the DUI charge. He was sentenced to 40 hours of community service, ordered to complete an alcohol education program, and placed on 12 months' probation.
The judge admonished Toth: "Consider yourself fortunate you didn't injure your p...

Reese Witherspoon Opens Up About Recent Arrest, Told Police She Was Pregnant

May 2nd, 2013 6:03pm EDT
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon has finally opened up about her recent arrest, telling ABC's "Good Morning America" that it was all the wine speaking when she and husband Jim Toth were both jailed after getting pulled over by police in Georgia last month.

While Toth was in the process of being arrested for driving while intoxicated, Witherspoon began to verbally assault the arresting officer and was booked for disorderly conduct.

Witherspoon now says she said all sorts of "crazy things" to lead to her arrest, including an attempt to use her star power to get out of the arrest and even at one point tell...

Reese Witherspoon Says Pregnancy Gave Her Memory Loss

April 29th, 2013 8:07pm EDT
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon has revealed that she has lost the ability to retain some memories following the birth of her third child.

Witherspoon gave birth to her first child with husband Jim Toth in September. She has two children with her previous husband, Ryan Phillippe.

The actress revealed to Red Magazine that her memory has deteriorated since her pregnancy. She says, "Ever since I had the baby, I can't remember anything. Serious, this child stole my brain. I'm losing friendships over forgetting to get back to people. But you can't keep up with everything. I've got a 13-year-old, a nine-year...

Matthew McConaughey Commends Reese Witherspoon For Being 'Forthright' Over Her Arrest

April 24th, 2013 5:42pm EDT
Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey has applauded his Mud co-star Reese Witherspoon for speaking honestly about her recent arrest, insisting she was brave to be so "forthright" about her problems.

The 37-year old actress and her husband Jim Toth were both detained in Atlanta, on Friday after the police pulled over their car and the Hollywood star became involved in an ugly argument with the arresting officer.

Witherspoon, who was charged with disorderly conduct, subsequently released a statement insisting she felt "deeply embarrassed" and "very sorry" for her actions, and McConaughey insists his friend...

Reese Witherspoon's Court Date Pushed Back To May 22

April 23rd, 2013 7:16pm EDT
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon's court hearing over her arrest in Atlanta, Georgia, Friday night has been postponed from Monday until May 22, according to the Associated Press.

No reason was given why the star's appearance before the judge has been pushed back, but it may have something to do with her current press tour for her upcoming film "Mud" -- despite the actress's cancellation of several promotional TV appearances in support of the new movie.

The Walk the Line star faces charges of disorderly conduct following the arrest of her husband, Jim Toth, who was pulled over in Atlanta Friday night and...

Reese Witherspoon Pulls Out Of TV Appearances Following Arrest

April 23rd, 2013 9:57am EDT
Reese Witherspoon
Following her arrest for disorderly conduct on Friday, Reese Witherspoon has cancelled a Tuesday appearance on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" as well as several other engagements.

The actress did, however, attend the screening of "Mud" at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City on Sunday.

Witherspoon was arrested and charged in Atlanta, Ga., after she argued with a police officer who pulled over the vehicle her husband Jim Toth was driving. Toth was charged with driving while intoxicated.

The actress also cancelled a pre-taped segment scheduled for "Good Morning America" on Monday, whi...

Reese Witherspoon 'Deeply Embarrassed' By Arrest

April 22nd, 2013 6:21pm EDT
Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth
Reese Witherspoon has released a statement following her arrest in Georgia on Friday, saying she was "deeply embarrassed" by her behavior.

Witherspoon and her husband Jim Toth were pulled over in Atlanta Friday, resulting in Toth being booked for driving under the influence of alcohol. Witherspoon was then charged with disorderly conduct for arguing with a police officer and threatening him with her star status.

According to the police report, Witherspoon "began to hang out the window and say that she did not believe that I was a real police officer." After the officer told her to remain ...

Police Arrest Reese Witherspoon & Her Husband In Georgia

April 21st, 2013 6:58pm EDT
Reese Witherspoon & Jim Toth
On Friday, actress Reese Witherspoon and her husband Jim Toth were arrested in Atlanta, Georgia.  The couple had an altercation with a police officer after the car they were driving was pulled over early in the morning.

A police officer spotted the vehicle, driven by Toth, traveling in the wrong lane. In a police report obtained by Variety,com, the actress reportedly argued with the officer while he questioned her husband.

According to the report: "Mrs. Witherspoon asked, 'Do you know my name?' I answered, 'No, I don't need to know your name.' I then added, 'Right now.' Mrs. Witherspoon s...

10 Celebrities With The Best Skin In Hollywood

March 27th, 2013 8:00pm EDT
Celebrities may seem flawless in nearly every situation, but for many, this is simply the result of a good makeup artist, expensive products, flattering lighting, and some handy air-brushing. Tabloids that expose celebrities sans makeup have shown that some of the most stunning beauties onscreen are just as flawed as the rest of us when spotted on the street. Here are some lucky celebrities that boast flawless skin both onscreen and off.

Nicole Kidman - Fair Faced at Every Age

The pristine glow of Nicole Kidman's skin is especially notable because of its extreme fairness. Most women wit...

85th Academy Awards Fashion: The Best & Worst

February 25th, 2013 8:54am EST
85th Academy Awards Fashion: The Best & Worst
The biggest event of the year in Hollywood took place on Sunday night - The 85th Annual Academy Awards - and the stars primped and preened for their red carpet appearances.

There weren't any major fashion flubs (and admit it, that's one of the reasons you tuned in to watch!) but there were a few style missteps. For example, usually a "best" list regular, Halle Berry looked a little too space age in a black and silver heavily striped Versace gown.

Kristen Stewart also disappointed in a Remm Acra lace dress that didn't do much for her skin tone nor her figure.

Conversely, Jennifer Aniston'...

Reese Witherspoon Pens Open Letter Backing Naomi Watts For An Oscar

December 19th, 2012 1:21pm EST
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon is championing Naomi Watts as a serious Oscars contender as Hollywood's awards season starts to heat up.

The Legally Blonde star, who won an Academy Award for her role in Johnny Cash biopic Walk The Line, has written an open letter to Watts, praising her performance in tsunami movie The Impossible.

Witherspoon reveals she was deeply moved by the film and hopes the actress ends up holding all of Hollywood's "beautiful statues" by the end of awards season in the spring.

She writes, "Hi Naomi, I know we don't know each other well. I hope its ok that I am reaching out to...

Reese Witherspoon on Working With Mindy Kaling: 'I Would Love It'

December 14th, 2012 1:30pm EST
Reese Witherspoon
Will we get the chance to see Reese Witherspoon as a guest star on The Mindy Project soon? Witherspoon certainly hopes so!

Extra recently caught up with Reese Witherspoon at the “March of Dimes Celebrates Babies” event, where she gushed to Terri Seymour about her new baby boy, getting back to work and the possibility of collaborating with Mindy.

Reese on working with Mindy Kaling: “Oh, I would love to. I love Mindy, she’s so smart… it’s so great to have such a talented female writer out there, so hopefully we’re going to collaborate soon. I would love it.

Would you like to see Reese gues...

Reese Witherspoon Looks Amazing In A Little Black Dress 10 Weeks After Giving Birth

December 8th, 2012 8:00am EST
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon attended the Children's Defense Fund's 22nd Annual "Beat the Odds" awards at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Thursday.

The actress, 36, looked amazing in a short black dress with a lace bodice. We have to give her props for looking good less than three months after giving birth. Reese welcomed her third child, son Tennessee James Toth, on Sept. 27. She also has a daughter Ava, 13, and son, Deacon, 9, with ex-husband Ryan Phillippe.

Reese was honored by March of Dimes on Friday for for setting a good example to other mothers. She received the Grace Kelly Award for being a good...

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