Books are one of the most powerful things on the planet. Hidden beneath the pieces of paper, there are thousands of stories waiting to be discovered. Even though fewer people read now because of technology, books let us escape into magical worlds. They make us feel like we’re living many lives while we’re just cozy in bed. Check out our favorite quotes about books to get some new inspiration.
In 1998, the TV show Sex and the City debuted on HBO, running for six seasons until 2004. Over 17 years and two movies later, it was decided to revive the series with the original cast. While it’s been nice to see everyone again, Kristin Davis, aged 58, finds it challenging to be on-screen as she’s gotten older.
In an industry notorious for its relentless pursuit of youth and perfection, one remarkable actress has stepped into the spotlight to challenge the status quo. Carrie-Anne Moss, renowned for her iconic role as Trinity in The Matrix trilogy, is raising her voice against Hollywood’s longstanding mistreatment of women over the age of 40.
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas faced unwarranted backlash when they shared the news of their daughter’s, Malti Marie, birth through surrogacy in 2022. Chopra later disclosed her medical necessity for surrogacy, confronting those who criticized and judged her.
The Sex and the City star is fed up with mean comments about her age, and we can feel her frustration. After being ridiculed for her looks for over two decades, Sarah Jessica Parker finally gave her response, and it made us all say “you go, girl!” And yet, she gave once confession that surprised us, but made us admired her even more.
As humans, we have control over many aspects of our lives, but time remains beyond our grasp. It continues to move forward relentlessly, unaffected by our desires to halt its progress. And as it marches on, it leaves its marks on us. Our hair may turn gray, and our skin may develop wrinkles, but in return, we gain wisdom and a greater understanding of what truly matters. This universal experience affects even the once sought-after heartthrobs who captivated us in ’80s and ’90s movies.
“Wow, that was an incredible scene,” we’ve said at least once while enjoying a movie. But sometimes, the credit doesn’t solely go to the screenwriter or director. In fact, some of the best moments on screen resulted from the actors improvising or changing the script altogether. From iconic movie lines to unforgettable character moments, here are 7 times when actors went off-script and made the final result even better.
Even though it may seem that working in Hollywood is a dream job, sometimes actors and actresses face issues we never face, and one of those is shooting intimate scenes. And while some celebrities go for it even through discomfort, we made a list of our favorite stars who refused to get intimate on-screen for one reason or another.
It is a celebrity’s job to attract attention, and they often do it with the help of stunning red carpet outfits. Sometimes, they go for gorgeous and stylish dresses, or on the contrary, choose something weird and extravagant. But occasionally, they decide to focus everyone’s attention on their shoes, and we’ve found instances where it was their unusual footwear that stole the show.
In Hollywood movies, male actors above the age of 40 tend to land approximately 80% of the leading roles. On the other hand, their female counterparts of the same age only receive about 20% of such roles, according to an economist’s analysis. When it comes to aging, the media plays favorites, and here are 11 actresses that have spoken out about the issue.
We are all driven by the need to prove to ourselves that we can achieve what we set out to do. When we look at movie stars, we can’t help but think how comfortable their lives are and imagine that the grass is greener on the other side. However, celebrities were once ordinary people. And for some, life hasn’t always been that simple. They really had to work hard to get where they are now.
Sex and the City ran on HBO for 6 seasons, with a further 2 movies released, in 2008 and in 2010. While the girls, Carrie, Miranda, Samantha, and Charlotte, kept us glued to our screens, their outfits made sure we were paying attention. From Carrie’s iconic tutu to Miranda’s power suits or Samantha’s daring ensembles, take a trip down memory lane with us as we rank some of their best — and not-so-best outfits.
Given their hectic work schedules, tabloid attention, and frequent exposure to temptation, Hollywood A-listers are infamous for short-lived romances. That being said, many celebrities have been experts at keeping the flame alive and beating the odds. Below, you’ll discover 13 of these couples serving up some serious relationship wisdom that will give you faith in long-lasting love.
Most of the time, when actors participate in TV shows, series, or blockbuster movies, they have to spend so much time with their co-stars. This bonding time may take years, from the production of the project to the promotion process, and it’s there when long-lasting friendships tend to arise. That’s why we’re bringing you 12 times when co-stars reunited and got to spend more time together.
Beauty is different all over the world. But in Hollywood, it seems like there is an expectation for celebrities to look flawless all the time. That’s why we’ve brought you a list of celebrities that have talked back to the media and its crazy beauty standards.
Aging is sometimes stereotyped as a bad thing, but the truth is that 1 in 3 women think that one of the benefits of aging is increased self-confidence. Despite the taboos and the thousands of anti-aging products that surround us, the reality is, reaching maturity is something beautiful. These celebs below have found peace with their bodies and inspire us to embrace ourselves at every stage of our lives.
As with other things in life, love appears many times when we’re least expecting it and in a totally unexpected way. It’s the little things that can change everything. They make us see the other person from a completely fresh perspective. That’s what happened to actors Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick; it took a few seconds and a couple of steps to know that nothing would ever be the same again.
When we witness iconic moments on-screen, they can live rent-free in our minds. Sometimes, we find happiness when we reminisce about those moments, even more so when we see them again through a newer lens. Our favorite stars might just have the thing for our longing hearts as they recreate some iconic photos once again.
Science can name several reasons why pregnancy can strongly affect working women. However, these challenges were a piece of cake for the supermoms in Hollywood. Most of the iconic roles played by our favorite actresses were filmed while they were carrying their own bundle of joy, and we may not have even noticed.
According to a study, older women experience injustice in terms of aging because of the external pressures from society. There’s an opinion that women are aged by culture’s concepts of aging rather than aging itself. Unfortunately, even gorgeous celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker face criticism because of simply existing in their own bodies. But she managed to remain a good role model in this situation and make us question the way we talk about getting older.
It’s hard to take your eyes off the celebrities on the red carpet at movie premieres and award ceremonies. Outfits created by the stylists, designers, and sometimes celebrities themselves look dashing. Moreover, sometimes these garments have references to movies and characters.
With each passing year, the Met Gala surprises us with its red carpet debut. Celebrities and designers use their creativity to dazzle us with pieces that perhaps we can only see at that event. In 2022, the gilded glamor theme made its guests embody the greatness of a prosperous period, rich in cultural exchange and industrialization in New York, when skyscrapers seemingly arose overnight.
It takes a village to raise a baby, and not many will build up the courage to do it on their own, but Andy Cohen is one of those people. The famous host didn’t want to rely on a relationship to become a parent and made fatherhood feel like a walk in the park. Just recently, he welcomed his new bundle of joy, making him a single dad of two.
Even though we might often think we know everything there is to know about our favorite superstars, they never fail to surprise us with new stories and confessions. While they don’t lose sleep worrying about money now, not all of them can remember having a carefree and happy childhood.
Celebrities’ lives, whether personal or professional, have always been in the spotlight, and sometimes, we think we know everything about them. But the internet has a way of letting us discover things about these stars that make us wonder who they are.
In the 21st century self-esteem and self-love seem to be measured in likes and retouched photos on social media. There are celebrities who remind us that not everything is what it seems. Behind the screen, there is a human being just like us.
You could say some actors are just destined to work together. After all, casting directors hired them to be in the same movie or TV program multiple times, and their chemistry did not go unnoticed by fans either. When the 2 actors we know and love are working together again, you know it’s going to be a good show.
There is something exciting about following celebrity couples. Therapists say it’s natural to look up to celebrity couples because audiences feel like these people are a part of their lives. We have to admit that celebrities set a great example sometimes by showing us that it’s possible to stay in love for many decades, even if there are hardships along the way.
Usually, celebrities sport classic pumps or comfortable high-heeled sandals on the red carpet. But sometimes, actresses and singers decide to add some variety to their look and choose extravagant shoes with unusual heels. And some, like Lucy Liu, even challenge gravity.
Once, the Oscars adhered strictly to sartorial guidelines. Men donned classic black tuxedos, while women graced the event in elegant ball gowns. Yet, with the passing years, these regulations have relaxed significantly. Today, the red carpet welcomes celebrities adorned in T-shirts and even mismatched wardrobes, forsaking the need for meticulously coiffed hair.
There are many women who dream of becoming mothers, and, somehow, it’s always a given that life will grant them their wish whenever they decide it’s time to have children. However, this ideal scenario does not apply to everyone and, in fact, there are some celebrities who have also had to fight hard to be able to enjoy the happiness of holding a baby in their arms. Whether it was through insemination, adoption, surrogacy, or even naturally, several celebrities have fought hard to become mothers. And if you’re thinking that it was because they were too old to have children, you’d be wrong.
As it turns out, you can sometimes find cool items in secondhand stores — even some celebrities shop at thrift stores from time to time. For example, Sarah Jessica Parker admitted that she started buying clothes in thrift stores when she was young. And Alicia Silverstone said in one of her interviews that she often comes out of such places with a whole new wardrobe.
There are some celebrities who, when they become famous and wealthy, change their lifestyle dramatically. They start to only travel via limousine, they buy expensive cars or move into luxurious mansions, and they attend the most exclusive parties. But on the exact opposite side, there are others who do not let themselves be overpowered by success and, even though they have several million dollars in their bank accounts, they embrace a more humble way of life. Some of them even continue to do the same things they did before they became well-known worldwide.
Hocus Pocus is pretty much the Home Alone of Halloween — would anyone even argue this? It’s been over 27 years since the initial release of this Disney hit, but the 1993 film is still a Halloween favorite. And even if you watch it every spooky season like a true fan, there are a few tidbits of insider information bubbling beneath the surface.
Many of the dresses that celebrities wear on different occasions remain in the memories of fans for a long time and become a part of popular culture. But few people know that many of the outfits celebrities wear have their own unique stories attached to them.