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15 Female Celebrities Who Have Shaved Their Heads

May 31st, 2014 8:00pm EDT
15 Female Celebrities Who Have Shaved Their Heads
It's not uncommon for male stars to shave their heads once their hair stops growing, but when a female celebrity gets a buzz cut, it makes headlines.

Actress Natalie Portman famously shaved her head to play Evey in 2006 film "V for Vendetta." In fact, she shaved it herself on screen in one shot.

Director James McTeigue told USA Today at the time: "She knew the day was coming. I put three cameras on her, made sure the clippers weren't stuck, and then we shaved her head. She loved it and kept rubbing her head."

Portman, who was 24 when she went bald, proved that even women can rock a shave...
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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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Jake Gyllenhaal's Lawyers Taking Legal Action Over 'Fake' Photo

May 20th, 2011 9:51am EDT
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal's attorneys are taking action against website bosses who posted a picture online which appears to depict the star in his underwear.

The photo shows the Brokeback Mountain actor in tight white briefs and socks as he stretches on one leg in a pose resembling Grace Jones' stance on her Island Life album cover.

Gyllenhaal's legal team has fired off letters to a number of websites, including Queerty.com and Buzzfeed.com, demanding that the photo is removed.

The star's attorneys write, "As anybody could tell from a cursory examination, this is a fake picture, in which our cl...
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2010 Year In Entertainment Review: June

January 1st, 2011 7:00pm EST
Megan Fox
June was a bumper wedding month with Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green marrying on a beach in Hawaii, while Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart wed after seven years together. Gemma Arterton married Stefano Catelli, and Alanis Morissette married MC Souleye. British newsman Piers Morgan wed Celia Walden and Mena Suvari married music producer Simone Sestitos. Glee star Jane Lynch married Lara Embry in a civil partnership ceremony – and love was also in the air for Orlando Bloom, who announced his engagement to longterm girlfriend Miranda Kerr.

"Ugly Betty" star America Ferrera became engage...
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Grace Jones Owes The IRS $63,000

December 13th, 2010 8:49am EST
Grace Jones
Grace Jones is in trouble with tax officials after allegedly failing to hand over more than $63,000.

The "I Need a Man" singer was hit with a tax lien by bosses at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on October 29.

The papers, filed with the New York City Register and obtained by The Detroit News, claim Jones owes payments totaling $63,898.
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Grace Jones Defends Studio 54

July 12th, 2010 11:00am EDT
Grace Jones
Grace Jones has defended infamous New York City nightclub Studio 54, insisting "moderation" was always practiced by its patrons.

The singer was a regular fixture of the 1970s hotspot, which became known for sexual activity and rampant drug use that occurred after hours. However, Jones maintains the discotheque was a far more civilized place than its notorious reputation suggests.

She tells U.K. talk show host Alan Carr, "It wasn't as bad as they say - it was cool. It was cool in the sense (that) there was moderation, believe it or not. That way you could have conversation. You know, you...
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Grace Jones: The Original Lady Gaga

May 31st, 2010 7:22pm EDT
Grace Jones
Ah, Grace Jones. You've got to love her for her originality and because she was (and still is) the original Lady Gaga before Gaga was even saying "ga ga" and pooping in her diapers. But what's going on with this mask?

Grace showed up at amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS Gala in France last week and spoiled a perfectly fine lavender dress with a very odd head accoutrement. Wait, what? No, it's not spoiled, it's just Grace being Grace!

The original Lady Gaga recently turned down an offer to collaborate with the copycat Grace Jones because she refuses to team up with a star who has been "copying"...
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There Is Little Originality With Lady Gaga's Shtick, Except She's A White Woman

May 10th, 2010 11:21am EDT
Lady Gaga
It is hard to believe that in two short years, Lady Gaga has gone from being an underground artist in New York City, trying to find her way after graduating from a prestigious prep school, to an internationally known pop-culture icon. In China, "OMLG" (Oh my Lady Gaga!) has replaced "OMG."

Her popularity has less to do with the quality of her music (as fun and danceable as it is) and more to do with her audacious image and the fact that she considers herself a "performance artist." And boy, does she commit. There is never a time when we see her out of costume, not playing the part that she...
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Grace Jones Snubbed 'Copycat' Lady Gaga

April 19th, 2010 4:00pm EDT
Grace Jones
Grace Jones turned down an offer to collaborate with Lady Gaga - because she refuses to team up with a star who has been "copying" her style.

The Poker Face hit-maker has long cited Jones as an inspiration, and her eccentric fashion sense has often drawn comparisons between the pair.

The A View to a Kill star reveals she was approached by Gaga to record a duet - but Jones snubbed the request, accusing the singer of stealing her style.

She says, "Yes, she did (ask about a duet), but I said no. I'd just prefer to work with someone who is more original and someone who is not copying me, ...
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M.I.A.: 'Lady Gaga Is A Good Mimic'

April 8th, 2010 8:45am EDT
M.I.A.
Rapper/singer M.I.A. has blasted critics who compare her to Lady Gaga - because she doesn't think the pop star is very original.

The Paper Planes hit-maker is impressed by the singer's ability to "mimic" her heroes but insists Gaga hasn't done enough to establish herself as an innovator.

M.I.A. tells Britain's NME, "People say we're similar, that we both mix all these things (influences) in the pot and spit them out differently, but she spits it out exactly the same! None of her music's reflective of how weird she wants to be or thinks she is. She models herself on Grace Jones and Madon...
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Elton John Raises Millions With His Oscars Bash

March 9th, 2010 9:27am EST
Elton John
Elton John's 2010 post-Oscars AIDS Foundation party was a hit - the singer raised a massive $3.7 million in just a few hours at the lavish star-studded bash.

The Rocket Man hit-maker and his partner David Furnish invited a host of celebrities, including Betty White, Nicole Richie and Victoria Beckham, to attend the 18th annual celebration, which raises money for the fight against AIDS.

After a lavish dinner and a performance by Grace Jones, guests were invited to participate in a live auction, where John sold the costume he wore at the Grammy Awards in January for $30,000 and a watch fr...
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Find Out What Makes Lady Gaga Want To Pee Herself...

December 10th, 2009 8:33pm EST
Lady Gaga
"She gets my juices flowing. The song 'Corporate Cannibal' makes me want to pee myself." Lady Gaga on her idol Grace Jones.

Lady Gaga refuses to buy a home and create a permanent base for herself because she only wants to live "on the stage." She admits she doesn't have a place she can call home and keeps all her belongings locked up in storage.

Lady Gaga shocked fans at the U.K.'s Royal Variety Performance on Monday with a routine suspended high above the stage - despite organizers demanding she "tone down" her act for Queen Elizabeth II.

See more photos of Grace Jones here!

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GetBack Bond Ratings: Who Is The Best 007 Ever?

November 3rd, 2008 10:48am EST
Quantum of Solace
With the release of Roger Moore's autobiography, My Word Is My Bond, and the upcoming Quantum Of Solace (the 22nd film in the Official James Bond franchise), we couldn't help but ponder: Who is the best 007 EVER? It goes without saying that he has to be an international man of mystery, a bad-ass crime solver, a babe magnet. Slick, suave, and seductive. But we have our own set of criteria for the best Bond. He must also:

1. Be a snazzy dresser.

2. Have a hot Bond girl.

3. Have a bitchin' ride.

4. Have a killer theme song.

5. Have a relaxing off-hours diversion.

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Interview: Lady Gaga Chats About Her Musical Career

October 24th, 2008 10:48am EDT
Lady GaGa Performs Live on MuchOnDemand at MuchMusic in Toronto
Many celebrities today do anything to avoid tremendous amounts of attention and try hard to keep a low key profile. Lady GaGa would choose to do otherwise. Her hit single, "Just Dance" shows that this vibrant artist is anything but shy. Calling during her stay in Chicago, Lady GaGa took the time to chat about her musical career on and off the stage.

Starpulse: Today, there are a lot of artists trying to preach a statement or bring up serious subject matters. With you, you're one of those artists bringing the fun back into music. How does that feel to break that mold.

Lady Gaga: ...
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Celebrity Horoscope: Taurus

April 21st, 2008 8:00am EDT
Renee Zellweger
People who inhabit the Taurus sign (April 20-May 20) have a great work ethic and are reliable, honest, and determined. They don't take any unnecessary risks and are not easily distracted. In other words, they're taskmasters.

Take Cher, for example. She's been working since she was 17 - that's 45 years in the business and one heck of a work ethic. Although she "officially retired" following her 2005 farewell tour, she is contracted to perform over 200 shows over the next three years.

Those born under the bull sign also like to live comfortably. That's not a difficult thi...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 19

May 19th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Pete Townshend
Happy Birthday to jazz bassist/actor Kyle Eastwood (1968), original AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd (1954)punk pioneer Joey Ramone (1951; d. 2001), "A View To A Kill" actress Grace Jones (1948), French WWF wrestler Andre the Giant (1946; d. 1993), The Who guitarist Pete Townshend (1945), "Star Wars" saga actor Peter Mayhew (1944), and civil rights activist Malcolm X (1925; d. 1965).
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 19

May 19th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Pete Townshend
Happy Birthday to jazz bassist/actor Kyle Eastwood (1968), original AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd (1954)punk pioneer Joey Ramone (1951; d. 2001), "A View To A Kill" actress Grace Jones (1948), French WWF wrestler Andre the Giant (1946; d. 1993), The Who guitarist Pete Townshend (1945), "Star Wars" saga actor Peter Mayhew (1944), and civil rights activist Malcolm X (1925; d. 1965).
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