Katherine Heigle shares a bikini pose we can all identify with
We've all been there! Instagram's "memories" function helpfully reminded Katherine Heigl of the gut-sucking bikini pose she made at some point while on vacation after welcoming her son, Joshua, now 2. Though she looks pretty amazing from our standpoint, the actress admitted it took some serious contortion to get her tummy looking so trim. "So this pic came up in my photo memories from last year and I have one very important thing to say….I'm sucking it in sooooooo hard I think I permanently pushed my organs into my spine. 😳😏," she captioned the post. According to People, the 40-year-old posted about her baby weight loss crusade just before the getaway. "I have a beach vacation coming up," she wrote at the time, "… a new job I start filming in April and my deep desire to feel fit, strong and sexy propelling me forward the last two months to finally lose the last of my baby weight and do a deep dive search for the ab muscles I knew were buried under that belly somewhere!" Katherine reportedly used Kayla Itsines' BBG program to ultimately shed the last pounds.
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Chrissy Teigen's Grammy night starts with a John Legend EGOT quip, ends with 'a quarantine'
Chrissy Teigen gave new meaning to the notion of live-tweeting the Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10 — and she had some help from her husband, John Legend, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and comedy writer, Neal Brennan. To kick things off on Music's Biggest Night, John, a Grammy, Emmy, Oscar and Tony winner himself … took a nap. "No Grammys for us today," Chrissy captioned a pic of her snoozin' huby. "John got and EGOT and egot lazy." (She didn't last too long before giving herself "I'm so proud of this" props on that one.) For her part, Chrissy's no-Grammys Sunday involved sharing what she dubbed "a not-going-to-the-grammys makeup tutorial" on her Instagram Story. She directed fans not enthralled by her sleeping husband to check that out "if you are so bored you wanna die." Once the show got rolling, Chrissy's posts took a turn for the FOMO as she exclaimed, "Miley!! honestly every performance really great of course we didn't f—— go this year," as well as some love for Camila Cabello and Cardi B ("OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOWEEEEE cardi!!," to be specific). Later, Chrissy acknowledged, "I have had… 4 wines." She also John was about to take her phone away from her, but not before sharing posts of her Grammy-watching guests, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and comedy writer, Neal Brennan. "Oh my god this has been a night," she posted after showing off some of the silliness the group was engaged in as the show continued. By the next day, however, the Twitter hostess with the mostest was no longer feeling quite so celebratory. Apologizing to her guests — who at some point also included actres Jameela Jamil and Justin Mikita — she told everyone to take a Zicam. "I am declaring a quarantine on this household," she noted. "Just a group of sickly people who should not infect others." Easy come, easy go, girl!
Cardi B thanks late rocker Tom Petty for the flowers he probably did not send her
When Cardi B took the stage at Sunday's Grammy Awards to make history as the first woman to win Best Rap Album, she was so overwhelmed she joked she might "need to start smoking weed" to get a handle on her nerves. Later, a post that popped up on her Instagram Story left us kinda wondering if she'd put that weed plan into action. Cardi showed off a note that came with a congratulatory flower bouquet in the post. The note read, "You've got a heart so big it could crush this town," a line from Tom Petty's song "Walls (Circus)," and the "Invasion of Privacy" rapper apparently wanted to thank the sender for the gesture. Unfortunately, she got a bit mixed up on who that sender was. "Thank you, Tom Petty, for the flowers," she told the rocker in the since deleted clip (via Us Weekly). "I left the room, but, um … and the flowers were very big. I want to say thank you so much, and this is such a beautiful note. Motherf—— love me, bro." Turns out they even love her from beyond the grave — Tom Petty died in 2017 of an accidental overdose. On a happier note, the post brought joy to plenty of Cardi's followers and fans. "Mood is Cardi thanking Tom Petty for flowers when it was just a quote by him on a piece of paper sgsgdhjfksks love her," tweeted one admirer. Wrote another: "I AM SCREAMING AT CARDI THANKING TOM PETTY FOR FLOWERS WHEN TOM PETTY IS DEAD."
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Bradley Cooper thanks Irina Shayk in rare mention of his personal life
With the promo circuit for "A Star is Born" behind him, Bradley Cooper might be relaxing his privacy rules when it comes to talking about his personal life. Or maybe he just started out the "Star Is Born" process as a really bad musician. Either way, when he accepted a BAFTA for Best Original Music for "A Star Is Born" over the weekend, he made a rare comment about his partner, Irina Shayk, from the stage. "I got to fulfill a dream I never thought would happen," he began, according to JustJared. "I share this with Lady Gaga tonight, the music was the heartbeat of this film," he continued. "I also need to thank Irina for putting up with me while I was trying to make music in our basement for a year." Irina, who shares 1-year-old daughter Lea with Bradley, joined her man in London for the awards.
Kendall Jenner takes a private helicopter to cheer on Ben Simmons in Philly
Over the past few months, Kendall Jenner's gone from attending some of 76ers star Ben Simmons' games to sitting courtside for nearly all of them — including this week, while she's been busy with New York Fashion Week. While most of Hollywood seemed to have spent Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Grammy Awards, BAFTA Awards or immersed in Big Apple couture, Kenny hopped on a private helicopter and flew to Philadelphia to watch Ben take on the Los Angeles Lakers. According to the Daily Mail, it was Kendall's second private chopper trip in the past week to see Ben, whom she's finally admitted she's dating after months of zipped lips. And while her appearance at the last game triggered some jokey memes from social media users who spotted a photo of her eyeing Ben's court-rival, LeBron James, she may have been a good luck charm for the Sixers, who beat the Lakers, 143 – 120.
Brigitte Nielsen opens up about having IVF at 54
When Brigitte Nielsen told her doctors she wanted to try to have a daughter in spite of her advanced age, they told her she a 2.5 percent chance of success. But as she recently told The Guardian, she always planned to keep trying for more children "until there are no more embryos left." "Somebody has to win the lottery," added the newly minted mother of five. The IVF was ultimately successful and she and her husband, Mattia Dessì, welcomed their daughter, Frida in June, shortly before she turned 55. Getting to that point was far from easy, though. "You're on a lot of medication," she said. "It is very expensive. Hormones will do different things to different women … you always think you're going to get pregnant, but most of the time, the phone call comes and it's 'I'm sorry.' It is devastating. The partner you're with has to be onboard as much as you, unless you're a woman who wants to have a baby on your own. You have to stay realistic and, if you're older, the odds are against you." She pointed out that there are lots of men who keep having babies well into their sunset years. (Case in point: Richard Gere, 69, just welcomed a new baby.) "As for Frida, she'll say, 'Mom, you're an old hag,'" Brigitte joked. "And I'll say, 'Frida, I'm the best mom you ever had.'"
Robin Thicke can't stop doting on April Love Geary ahead of Baby No. 2
For Robin Thicke, there's no limit to how much spoiling his fiancee, April Love Geary, deserves as the couple waits for the arrival of their second child. "I try to dote on her, but it's never enough," the 41-year-old "Blurred Lines" singer told Us Weekly over the weekend, adding, "You can never dote too much." April, 24, joined her husband-to-be at Roc Nation's pre-Grammy brunch the night before the awards. She may have been in mommy mode on Music's Biggest Night though — Robin took his son, Julian, whose mom is the singer's ex, Paula Patton, to the awards. As for the growing family's new addition, Robin said he and April definitely have their hands full right now. "When you already have a baby to take care of, you got plenty to do," he explained. "So the closer we get now, we're getting really excited and anxious. We're very ready for this new baby to come." The couple, who also share an 11-month-old daughter, Mia, announced their engagement in December.
Rachel Brosnahan lost an 'unhealthy' amount of weight while shooting 'Mrs. Maisel'
The steady stream of awards Rachel Brosnahan's been winning for her work on "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" almost came at the expense of the actress' health. Speaking to Shape for the magazine's March cover story, Rachel revealed that at one point while filming the show, she worried her weight loss had become "unhealthy." Luckily, her remedy for the problem may have even kept her from getting a cold or the flu that year. "My stay-healthy secret when I'm working 14- or 15-hour days on 'Mrs. Maisel' is bone broth," Rachel explained (via People). "For the first season of the show, I was feeling very tired. And because I have a fast metabolism, I felt like I was dropping weight in an unhealthy way. Bone broth has collagen and fat in it, along with all kinds of vitamins and minerals, and I really think it helped me. I was the only person on our set who didn't get sick that season." She's also cautious about not overdoing it with work, stress and even exercise. "Sometimes I find that the best thing for my body is to just take that extra hour of sleep and not work out," she said. "I'm good at making time for self-care when I get overwhelmed. I read a book or take a bath or snuggle with my doggies and watch Survivor. Or I have coffee with friends."
Katy Perry embraces her Grammy dress memes
Fact: Fame is way more fun when you have a good sense of humor. Katy Perry, who wore an almost indescribable, hip-plumped and ruffled number from Balmain to the 2019 Grammy Awards, has clearly taken this truth to heart. The memes and jokes started pouring in almost as soon as she arrived on the red carpet, but she gave one in particular a shout-out. Sharing a version in which she was a small, human paint roller painting pink on an otherwise white wall, she wrote, "hi to whoever made this edit 😘."
Chris Pratt on Chris Hemsworth's 'Sexiest Chris' title: 'He has my vote, too'
Is another Chris the reason Chris Pratt went on that Bible fast? The "Avengers" star recently took a break from planning his upcoming wedding with Katherine Schwarzenegger to stop by the "Ellen DeGeneres Show," where Ellen teased him about losing out on People's "Sexiest Chris" competition to Chris Hemsworth. "It was just an honor to be nominated, you know?" he joked, according to E! News. "I got nominated when my mom named me Chris. Look, I got to be honest with you, he has my vote too. I mean look at him. The man is gorgeous." Ellen's producers promptly flashed shirtless pics of the other Chris to make good on his point. As the audience "ooh"-ed and "ahh"-ed, Chris couldn't help but do the same. "I don't have … that's sexy," he marveled. "I'm telling you that's sexy. Mine has a lot more airbrush than that." Whatever Chris (Pratt, that is) has is clearly good enough for his fiancee, though. "Chris wants [Katherine] to have her perfect day and whatever she wants," an insider recently told E!. "It will be a big wedding and very traditional."