Beyonce shows off her fierce side in sexy leopard print ensemble
If Beyonce's stressed out about the holidays, the mother of three certainly isn't showing it. Instead, Bey, who played Nala in the recent "Lion King" remake, looked calm, cool and utterly stunning in new photos she shared on Sunday, Dec. 21, that showed the singer in a leopard-print corset and pencil skirt, as she posed with leopard-print gloved hands above her head, cat-ear style. E! News reports the matching ensemble is by Duckie Confetti; in some of the shots, the Queen adds white cat-eye sunglasses to her look.
Rupert Grint, Tom Felton reunite for a good cause
Just a few days after much of the " Harry Potter " cast reunited in London, Rupert Grint and Tom Felton caught up with each other ahead of the holidays to take toys and other gifts to kids at the Great Ormond Street hospital in London on Friday, Dec. 20. "A huge thank you to @markoflego & @noblecollectionuk for allowing Rupes & I to play Santa for the day at @greatormondst," Tom captioned some photos from their visit. According to PopSugar, the gifts they brought by included "Harry Potter" Lego sets and signed memorabilia. The former costars also posed for pics with patients and staff.
Cody Simpson's sister says he and Miley Cyrus are 'together' amid new reports of Cody getting cozy with other women
Is Miley Cyrus' PDA-laden relationship with Cody Simpson already over? Not according to Cody's sister, Alli Simpson, who checked in with The Daily Mail amid reports of her brother's New York City hang with Playboy model Jordy Murray and a Page Six claim Cody partied with a bevvy of beauties at NYC's Little Sister Lounge the night of Sunday, Dec. 22. Allie tells the tab her brother and Miley are "together for sure" and implied Cody may be spending the holidays with Miley. Jordy Murray, she added, "is [Cody's] best friend, Ryan Mcarthy's girlfriend of a few years." Allie said Cody's "visiting" with Ryan "for a few days." As Cosmo points out, Allie's explanation doesn't explain why Miley recently posted a "sad Christmas song" about loneliness she wrote while being unable to celebrate the holiday with her "the one" she loves. According to Page Six's source, Cody's Sunday night outing in New York City's East Village neighborhood featured a kiss "on the lips" with one of the women at the club — and at least one text to Miley.
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Kanye West stages another version of his 'Mary' opera in NYC
Kanye West's latest incarnation of what's become a series of so-called "operas" packed a nearly full house at Lincoln Center in New York City on Sunday, Dec. 22. According to the New York Times, this version of "Mary" was similar to the one he and his Sunday Service choir performed in Miami recently, minus the water taxi arrivals and copious silevr body paint. The 50-minute show was a riff on the Nativity story and featured classic Christmas songs with Kanye reciting Bible verses, not unlike his Los Angeles-staged show, "Nebuchadnezzar." Kim Kardashian West even made it out for the show — apparently with at least one of the couple's children. When audience members yelled, "we love you Kanye West," at one point during the performance, the Times reported "a tiny voice" coming from Kim's box seats "hollered back … 'Kanye's my dad!'"
Christina and Ant Anstead celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary
Christina Anstead and Ant Anstead celebrated their one-year wedding anniversary over the weekend, courtesy of a video from their 2018 Newport Beach, California, nuptials. "Ant, you are everything I've ever wanted and exactly what I've always imagined a partnership to be," Christina says at one point in the video (via UsWeekly), which she posted on Instagram. "I will spend my whole life making sure you know how loved and cared for you are. You motivate me to be the best person I can be, you inspire me daily, you ground me and love me and our children with your whole heart." She goes on to say she's "become a better person" since meeting Ant and that she loves the "blended family" they share, having each brought children from previous relationships to the marriage. "Now, on December 22nd under the full moon, Act Two can officially begin," she says. Ant also shared throwbacks to their wedding day, captioning the photos, "Holy smokes!!!! A year ago! And What a year! We have done enough for several life times! I am blessed, I am lucky, I am loved, I am full, I am happy, I am yours. You saved me and you complete me!!!! you are PERFECT!!! My wife! x." Shortly after they tied knot, the couple learned Christina was pregnant with their first child. Their son, Hudson,
Rihanna teases fans about new album (again)
Who needs album sales when such joy can be found in the simple act of tormenting one's fans Instagram? That seems to be Rihanna's M.O. when it comes to her long-promised, "reggae-inspired" project, dubbed "R9," which she teased yet again over the weekend, much to the chagrin of her fans, who have been clamoring for new music from the singer for years. "Update," Rihanna wrote on Instagram on Sunday, Dec. 22, alongside a video of a dog losing its mind as it bops around to the House of Pain classic, "Jump Around." "… Me listening to R9 by myself and refusing to release it." Sigh. Rihanna's last album, "Anti," arrived back in 2016, shortly before she launched new ventures like her lingerie line, Savage X Fenty and earned the honor of being named the wealthiest female musician in the world.
Teresa Giudice admits she's 'nervous' about visiting Joe in Italy in new reunion clip
As Joe Giudice prepares to spend Christmas with his daughters — but not his wife, Teresa Giudice — in Italy, Bravo has released a teaser of the family's recent reunion there. The clip (via People) comes from a moment slated to appear in the second half of "The Real Housewives of Jersey" Season 10, and it shows Teresa's inner turmoil as she and Joe contemplate the possibility they could split. In the trailer, Gia Giudice asks her mom if she's "excited" to reunite with Joe, who's been in Italy while appealing his deportation. "I'm nervous," Teresa tells her daughter. "You know," Teresa can be seen telling Joe later. "You marry somebody, they are supposed to protect you, and everything came crashing down." Asks Joe: "Do you want to just end it now?" Joe asks her. People confirmed last week the longtime couple have separated. Over the weekend, Teresa was spotted looking very close with her friend and pool contractor Anthony Delorenzo as they headed out to breakfast together.
Judi Dench's human hand is visible in 'Cats' CGI flub
If you've been online for even 30 seconds this week, you've likely seen a meme, satire article or jokey response to the new "Cats" movie. Unfortunately for the all-star cast and its producers, meme-makers didn't have to do a whole lot of Photoshop editing to come up with aspects of the musical's adaptation to poke fun at. "Old Deuterotomy," aka Judi Dench — or more specifically, Judi's very uncatlike non-paw, complete with a wedding band — is a good case in point. As TMZ points out, one CGI flub allowed Judi's full human hand to be seen in the film while the rest of her body is entirely outfitted in feline apparel. Universal has reportedly told thousands of theaters an updated version of the film with "improved visual effects" would be coming their way. As of Monday, Dec. 23, "Cats" had scored 18 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
Greta Gerwig reveals how Cardi B helped her get through her secret pregnancy
If Cardi B can find the strength, so can I. That was Greta Gerwig's apparent mantra during the time she was shooting her "Little Women" adaptation while secretly pregnant. Between the stress of the project and of expecting without letting anyone know, Greta needed a way to unwind at the end of the day and she found it in Cardi's often hilarious videos about pregnancy. "I was pregnant and no one knew, and I would go home at night and watch Cardi B's Instagram videos about her pregnancy and they were incredible," Gerwig told Jimmy Fallon over the weekend on "The Tonight Show," according to Harper's Bazaar. "I was like, 'She's AMAZING! She's making music videos and complaining about things! She's wonderful!'" We couldn't agree more.
Bill Cosby's publicist slams Eddie Murphy for 'SNL' monologue
Eddie Murphy's highly anticipated return to "Saturday Night Live" over the weekend saw the comic reprise his most famous characters and impressions from his time as a member of the cast — including his famous riff on Bill Cosby. With Cosby currently serving three to 10 years in prison for aggravated indecent assault — and Murphy now a father to 10 children –decades after he debuted his Cosby impression, Murphy joked in his monologue, "…i f you would have told me 30 years ago that I would be this boring, stay-at-home … house dad and Bill Cosby would be in jail, even I would have took that bet," before asking, "Who is America's Dad now?" in his best Cliff Huxtable voice. Turns out Andrew Wyatt, a man in the unenviable position of Cosby's publicist, didn't take too kindly to the jokes. In a statement on Sunday, Wyatt reminded Murphy and viewers that Cosby "broke color barriers in the Entertainment Industry," thereby opening up a path for Murphy and other black comedians. "One would think that Mr. Murphy was given his freedom to leave the plantation, so that he could make his own decisions; but he decided to sell himself back to being a Hollywood Slave," the statement read (via CNN). "Remember, Mr. Murphy, that Bill Cosby became legendary because he used comedy to humanize all races, religions and genders; but your attacking Mr. Cosby helps you embark on just becoming click bait." At the end, Wyatt asked Murphy to join in "a meeting of the minds conversation in order to discuss how we can use our collective platforms to enhance Black people rather than bringing all of us down together." As of Monday morning, reps for Murphy had not replied to CNN's request for comment.