Archive | April, 2013

Go Behind the Scenes of Jessica Simpson’s Girls Spring Collection Campaign

30 Apr

Jessica Simpson Ashlee Girls Spring Collection Behind the Scenes

Courtesy Jessica Simpson Girls

Pregnancy sure isn’t slowing down Jessica Simpson.

After expanding her maternity line and debuting sweet crib shoes for babies, the unstoppable mom-to-be is now rolling out spring fashions for tweens.

Only this time she’s not going at it alone. Simpson has tapped her sister Ashlee as co-creative director.

A blend of their signature styles — girlie glam and boho chic — the adorable (and whimsical!) line features everything from flowing tie-dye tops and cropped jeans to paint splatter denim vests and star print skirts.

Want a behind-the-scenes look? In the campaign video below, you’ll get a peek at mini models striking a pose in a tropical beach setting and see Ashlee and her son Bronx getting silly.

– Anya Leon

Around the Web…

30 Apr

Happy Friday! The weekend begins after reading these links:

  • Seven-year-old boy goes to school remotely via robot – Associated Press
  • How one family turned Valentine’s Day tragedy into a love story – HuffPost Parents
  • The best fruit juices for your family – Real Simple
  • What’s the fuss over universal preschool? – BabyCenter.com
  • Is what you’re feeling depression, or just a part of parenting? – Parenting.com

KANYE WEST Drops Almost $70K For KIM KARDASHIAN’s Valentine’s Day Present (PHOTO)

29 Apr

Celebrity news has learned that KANYE WEST dropped almost $70K for his baby momma KIM KARDASHIAN‘s Valentine’s Day present.

Whoa.

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We all know Kanye West loves spending on his “perfect b*tch” Kim Kardashian, although she also loves returning the favor. But now that she’s carrying his baby, he’s more compelled to shower her with love and extravagant presents.

So when Valentine’s Day came around, he made sure to get one that would make his lady love tr s happy.

Translation: Very expensive.

Kim flaunted the gift herself-a blingy cuff worth $69,800 from one of her favorite jewelry designers-by uploading a photo of it on her Instagram, which was captioned:

“My new pet panther! #Cartier #TheDonStrikesYetAgain”

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Nothing says love better than pricey jewelry!

Photos By PR Photos / Kim Kardashian‘s Instagram

MARIAH CAREY Shares Intimate Snapshots From Valentine’s Day With NICK CANNON (PHOTOS)

29 Apr

MARIAH CAREY shared intimate snapshots from her Valentine’s Day with her husband, NICK CANNON.

Warning: It’s very cheesy!

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While other celebrities resorted to splurging on expensive gifts for their special someone this Valentine’s Day, Mariah Carey spent a day filled with her husband and father of her twins, Nick Cannon.

And to make us all green with envy, the “American Idol” judge chronicled her day-long “Valentine Rendezvous” from her bath tub session with her pet dog…

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…to her sweet albeit dung “scented” horse carriage ride with her husband.

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See the rest of her Hearts Day photos below:

Photos Via Mariah Carey‘s Twitter

Chris Brown — N-Bombs & Gang Threats in Showdown with Heckler

27 Apr

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Chris Brown was the victim, for a change, in an aggressive face-off with a heckler who got dangerously close to Chris’ car, then yelled to CB … “Is that motherfu**er bulletproof?!”

The scary incident went down outside L.A. nightclub “Playhouse” — Chris was making a quick exit in his Lamborghini when the man ran up to the car and started yelling, “I ain’t never seen a ni**er jump in a car that fast, ni**er.”

The man — who’s African-American — continued a non-stop verbal assault on Chris … saying, “Yo, scary-ass Chris is that motherfu**er bulletproof?” That’s when the tension really amps up because Chris appears to yell back at the heckler … asking if he’s bulletproof.

The man replied, “I’m a crip ni**er, hell yeah, I’m bulletproof!”

Before Chris drives away, he rolls down the window of his car … and you can hear someone (sounds like Chris) warn the heckler, “Don’t get f**ked up out here, my n**ga.”

Watch the clip … it’s hard to tell if the heckler is really drunk, really angry … or both.

We gotta give props to Chris — who’s still facing a possible probation violation –  because he drove off without getting into it with the douchey heckler.

Oscar Pistorius — Arrested in 2009 for Assaulting a Woman

27 Apr

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Olympian Oscar Pistorius — who now stands accused of murdering his girlfriend — was arrested in 2009 for allegedly assaulting a female friend … TMZ has learned.

Boschkop police in South Africa tell TMZ … Pistorius spent 24 hours in jail following his 2009 arrest … before the alleged victim decided to drop the charges.

Pistorius is currently being held at a nearby Pretoria Prison.

According to Boschkop police, Oscar and his girlfriend Reeva NEVER had any prior incidents … at least where cops were called.

Pistorius is set to appear before a judge tomorrow.

‘Dukes Of Hazzard’ Sheriff Settles With Warner Bros. Over Merchandise Money

26 Apr

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The actor who played the inept sheriff in hit TV series The Dukes Of Hazzard has settled a legal battle with Warner Bros. executives over merchandising revenue.

James Best, who played Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane in the show, sued Warner Bros. bosses back in August 2011, claiming he was owed millions of dollars from the show’s merchandise, including watches, shoes and cars bearing his likeness.

The case went to court in North Carolina this month and according to TheWrap.com, Best has now settled the matter for an undisclosed sum.

In his complaint, Best argued he was owed “an amount reasonably believed to be to be between $5 million and $25 million for the early years (of the show) alone.”

The actor cited his Dukes of Hazzard contract which entitled him to 2.5 per cent of total revenue from products bearing aspects of his likeness.

Photo Credits: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc

Check Out ‘The Sessions’ On DVD, Blu-ray & More, Out Now

26 Apr

The Sessions

A 38-year-old man who has spent most of his life in an iron lung enlists the help of a sexual surrogate in order to lose his virginity in “The Sessions,” a drama starring Oscar-nominated actor John Hawkes and inspired by the life of poet/journalist Mark O’Brien.

With the support of an unconventional priest (William H. Macy) and a devoted team of caretakers, the virginal writer hires a compassionate sex surrogate (Helen Hunt), who finds her life profoundly transformed by their tender sessions.

“The Sessions,” written and directed by Ben Lewin, is a film that will touch your heart. It will make you laugh, cry and definitely inspire you.

Hunt was nominated for an Academy Award for her role. She’s up for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.

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Watch "The Sessions Movie"

Photo Credits: Fox Searchlight

Raise Your Glass on Valentine’s Day… With Enrique Iglesias

25 Apr

Enrique Iglesias knows how to make a love potion just in time for Valentine’s Day — and he’s going to show you how.

The 37-year-old, who’s made millions swoon with hits like “Hero” and “Tonight (I’m Loving You),” isn’t just a sexy singer: he’s also the owner of Atlantico Rum. And when we got a taste of it, we knew it’d be the perfect addition to any cocktail served in honor of the most romantic day of the year.

Luckily, Iglesias has decided to share a few of his tasty recipes with Celebuzz readers; each of them features some of the top-of-the-line bottles from his line, which he’s sponsored since 2011.

And with names like Love Potion #9, The Match Made in Heaven, The Two of Hearts and The Single Lady, we’re betting you can’t go wrong with Mr. Iglesias’ libations this Valentine’s Day.

So what are you waiting for? Click through the gallery to get the recipes, then raise a glass and get ready to make this V-Day your best one yet. And tell us in the comments section: What are you doing on February 14?

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Giveaway Alert: Win A Bottle Of Celebrity Perfume

25 Apr

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Happy Valentine’s Day! As Celebuzz‘s valentine to you, we’re running a special giveaway. We have 15 bottles of celebrity perfume to give out, including scents by Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj.

To be entered to win, simply leave us a comment answering this question: Who is your dream celebrity valentine?

Peruse our gallery above to see the perfumes and the stars who helped create them.

Read more about the prizing after the jump.

What we’re giving away:

  • Forever Glowing by JLo (3 bottles)
  • Twisted Fantasy by Britney Spears (3 bottles)
  • Couture La La by Juicy Couture (3 bottles)
  • Pink Friday by Nicki Minaj (3 bottles)
  • Inseparable by Mariah Carey (3 bottles)

Leave a comment mentioning which celebrity you you wish were your valentine. We will select 15 comments at random next week, and the authors of those comments will win a bottle of perfume.

Due to limited supply, Celebuzz can’t guarantee which perfume the winners will receive, but if you would like to add which scent you’d prefer in your comment, we will try our best to accommodate your wishes.

Read the complete contest rules here.

Happy Valentine’s Day, and best of luck to everyone!

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