[Downfront 2] This Oscar Winner may be losing her man because he is not happy with her weight loss.
[Pop Bitch] Which VIP betting company were over the moon when they signed an Academy Award winner as a client, but are markedly less so now that he’s racked up a six-figure loss that he is unable (or unwilling) to cover?
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[New York Magazine] BG Note: This interesting story by writer Kate Van Syckle is about one of the producers who is nominated for an Academy Award this year.
Watching major sporting events, I always wonder what happens to the losers’ hats. By the end of the Super Bowl, the winning coach is covered in ice, his quarterback is grinning in a “World Champions” cap, and somewhere, I imagine, a team of waterboys are scrambling to hide the unused hats designed in case the other guys won.
I imagine something similar happens to famous people’s exes, the woman next to the man — until she wasn’t. And somewhere, languishing in a closet full of unknown hats, there’s a pile of women discarded by ambitious men. (And vice versa.) They’re the unknown Mia Farrows, Jennifer Anistons, and Taylor Swift dumpees. But because Taylor Swift won’t write a song about them, they will simply be forgotten. [Read more…]
[Village Voice] Which Oscar winner tried to take her kids backstage to meet the stars of a show they’d just seen, but was completely unrecognized by security, who told her she could just wait by the stage door like everyone else? (She huffed and replied, “Well, it’s just that I’m an actor, too” before actually announcing her name in hopes of gaining quicker entrée. Yes, she went there. Still, no dice.)