From Katy Perry’s “engagement” to Pamela Anderson’s new pixie cut … it’s been a weekend full of surprises. Here’s what went down:
Pamela’s shock crop
Blonde bombshell Pamela Anderson, known not only for her va-va-voom curves, but her long platinum mane, is now rocking a totally style-transforming pixie cut.
The Baywatch and Barb Wire star, 46, debuted her newly shorn ‘do in Los Angeles Oct. 30, wearing a prim to-the-knee black and white striped dress, a demure white cardigan (which she clasped at the neck), and simple ladylike accessories including a black handbag, ballet flats and oversized sunglasses.
Seems like a lot of stars are catching the pixie, er, buzz. Jennifer Hudson showed off her new cropped hair at an event on Oct. 26, and Beyonce revealed a pixie (that didn’t last long)on Instagram.
It may not be for everyone, but Pam? Part Charlize, part Mia, part Twiggy … You are working it. Can we borrow your scissors?
Why Rebecca’s twins have never had a birthday party
Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O’Connell’s twin daughters are about to have their first birthday party EVER on December 28 to celebrate turning 5.
So why did the couple wait so long? Having a birthday that falls just after Christmas has made tough, but Rebecca says: “I think it’s time they finally get a birthday party for once.”
Up to now, she says Dolly and Charlie haven’t wanted to celebrate their birthday: “We can’t even get them to open presents on their birthday. They’re like, ‘We’re still sick of presents from Christmas.’ But their birthday gets lost. So, they’re like, ‘Do we have a birthday?’ Because they go to all these birthday parties for everybody else, so I think we owe them a birthday party.”
Daddy Jerry is thinking the venue might be a bowling alley “where they can jump up and down, lose their minds, get tired and hopefully go to sleep early.”
Kristen won’t be putting her bub through the hoops
Believe it or not, Kristen Bell’s bub Lincoln is 7 months old, and her mum has drawn some lines in the sand. While Kristen and husband Dax are major Twitter fans they’ve made a decision not to share photos of their bub on social media.
“Our daughter is not a public figure. We chose to be, we volunteered to be in this business and she did not,” Kristen explains. “I feel it’s very important and my number one job as a mother to protect what her interests might be. She might grow up to be very shy and she might not want her picture anywhere. This lifestyle might make her very uncomfortable and I think it’s my duty to protect that.”
Ben’s a spermy boy
Jennifer Garner has revealed to Ellen DeGeneres that her husband, Ben Affleck, is something of a sperminator when it comes to reproduction.
For her Friday, November 1, episode, Ellen resurfaced a clip from Jen’s Sept. 2012 appearance on the show, during which she called her husband, “a wonder sperm kind of guy.”
Jen, who has three kids with Affleck — Violet, 7, Seraphina, 4, and Samuel, 20 months — responded that recently “Spermy has been, so far, held at bay.”
And while she thinks three is “enough”, she said the possibility of expanding their family still looms due to her husband’s “spermy” nature. And so, her solution: “There are 57 kinds of contraceptives used pretty much. I think we have provided the world with enough.”
Michael’s bouncing new bub
NCIS star Michael Weatherly and his wife Bojana welcomed a 10-pound baby boy in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
“Beautiful Bojana give birth to 10lb Liam Weatherly today, the most important day of the week,” the actor tweeted.
The pair, who wed in 2009, also have an 18-month-old daughter, Olivia. Weatherly is also dad to a 17-year-old son, August, from a previous marriage.
Apparently Robert’s wife “runs him”
Director James Toback, who made three films with Robert Downey Jr between 1987 and 1999, has slammed the actor in an interview with HuffPost Live as not being “the same person anymore.”
“He’s clearly under some influence which has flattened him out,” Toback said. “He’s not, apparently, doing any drugs. He’s not going up and down. He’s on an even keel, and he’s become the most successful robotic cartoon character in movie history. He’s a one-man brand franchise. I think it requires him to be a person who doesn’t resemble the person he used to be. That was a conscious decision. I was one of the three people who toasted him at his wedding, and I could feel the beginning of it there. I got a sense of the wife, and the kind of control she was going to take over his life. The fact that he was ready to surrender his life to somebody and to AA or whatever.”
Robert and Susan have been married since 2005 and run the production company Team Downey together. But Toback says “she runs him”.
As a result the actor Toback loved working with is gone: “That Downey is either dead or in the parking lot under three layers of concrete and cars. That Downey, which I found fascinating and addictive and alluring, was not financially feasible and not pharmacologically feasible. Now he’s got a financially feasible and pharmacologically feasible life, in which he’s doing nothing but heading toward the billion. It used to be, ‘I’m a millionaire.’ Then it was $20 million, then it was $100 million, then it was a billion. From what I gather, he’ll be there in a couple of years.”
Charlie rips into his ex
TMZ has reported that Charlie Sheen called them and “says his ex-wife Brooke Mueller is a dangerous, EVIL whore who’s putting their twin boys in SERIOUS DANGER … and now, Charlie says he’s on a mission to stop her before it’s too late.”
TMZ adds that “His 4-and-a-half year old twin boys Bob and Max have already suffered physical and emotional damage from the time they’ve spent in Brooke’s care. In fact, he says they’re very close to getting kicked out of school.
“Charlie says the boys are deathly afraid of Brooke’s house — which is covered in pet lizards, various insects and other critters — and they suffer night terrors after spending time at the home.
Apparently Charlie has complained to child services, but they refuse to help. In a Twitter rant, he called them “doosh bags” who have done nothing to protect his children. He also called Brooke an “evil and pathetic über loser” and a “whore.”
Katy Perry’s marriage proposal
Katy Perry has accepted a marriage proposal from One Direction singer Niall Horan after the pair hooked up in Japan.
But chill John Mayer, it was all in fun.
The band are in Tokyo for the final two shows on their 100-date Take Me Home World tour, while Katy was also in town to promote new album Prism.
Niall tweeted: “she said yes! It’s happening! Haha” after posting an Instagram selfie with Katy.
Is Miley dating Paris’ ex?
MailOnline is reporting that Miley Cyrus was spotted “making out” with Benji Madden (above, middle) during a Halloween party at West Hollywood nightclub Bootsy Bellows.
“They seemed really into each other,” an eyewitness told MailOnline.
Miley was introduced to Benji by a friend and the pair were soon flirting and talking very closely.
“Then they shared a kiss,” according to MailOnline and left Bootsy Bellows together around 1am.
“They tried to be discreet by sharing a car with some other friends but it was clear they were leaving as a couple.”
Harrison pierces Jimmy’s ear
The things people do for ratings … Harrison Ford pierced talk-show host Jimmy Fallon’s ear in front of a live audience on Friday.
At one point Jimmy asked: “What’s the worst that could happen to me? Could I get an infection?”
“Nah – you could bleed to death,” deadpanned Harrison, who sports an ear-piecing himself.
See the video below:
Are Michael & Catherine back together?
Michael Douglas confessed last week that he spent Halloween with his estranged wife and their two kids, and now sources are saying that the couple have reconciled.
The Daily Mirror is reporting that the couple are living together again in their New York apartment after six months apart.
On Live With Kelly & Michael on Friday, Michael revealed the family went trick or treating in Westchester County, New York.
“My son Dylan was a Hobbit, my daughter Carys was a kind of flapper, and Catherine was Snow White,” he said. “I was late, I grabbed a mask at the store, it said Mike Meyers on it, and I said, “I don’t remember this character that Mike Myers did,” Then I walked around and everyone said it was Michael Meyers who killed everyone [in the Halloween slasher movies].”
At the premiere of his latest film, Last Vegas, Douglas was seen on the red carpet wearing his wedding ring and one event-goer overheard: “She called to wish him good luck and he said ‘thanks honey’. Douglas hung up with a smile.”
Fingers crossed the reports are true,
The shoulder Lea cried on when Cory died
In an interview with Elle for its December issue, Lea Michele has revealed how that one of the first people she called when boyfriend Cory Monteith died was Glee guest star Kate Hudson.
“I called her and said, I don’t know where I’m going to go because my house is swarmed [with reporters],” Michele reveals in the issue about Hudson. “She was like, ‘Oh, you’re going to stay at my house.’ Like it was nothing.
“She let my family stay there, and any of my friends. She made sure that in the refrigerator were my favorite juices,” Michele says. “I’ll never really be able to thank her, truly, for what she did for me.”