By Krissy Dolor Forbes may be a money magazine, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t love celebrities, too! Last week, the magazine reported on a recent study conducted by the University of Abertay Dundee in Scotland, which found that as women earn money and financial independence, their attraction to good-looking, older men increases. In addition, these women hold a man’s looks to a higher standard. The university has dubbed this “The George Clooney effect.”
While some ladies would completely object to sharing their man with another woman, it seems that supermodel Naomi Campbell--of all people--is as cool as a cucumber when it comes to giving her chic Russian billionaire boyfriend, Vladimir Doronin, intimate family time over the holidays.
The words "conventional" and "Tim Burton" are rarely used in the same sentence, so it’s no shocker that his living arrangements follow suit. The Telegraph reports that the eccentric composer goes for the "girl next door" type—literally. He and long-time partner, actress Helena Bonham Carter, have opted for adjacent separate houses rather than doing the whole cohabitation thing. Why? Apparently Burton’s deviated septum causes him to seriously snore—and Bonham Carter can’t deal! (We don’t blame her. After all, an A-list actress needs her beauty rest!)
uick: if you're a Hollywood actress, what's the best way to promote your new movie? Well, if you're Amy Smart, you let the cat out of the bag about your hot, new boyfriend, it seems. The actress, who stars in the upcoming film, Dead Awake, (coming to a theater near you on December 3) has reportedly been dating HGTV's Carter Oosterhouse since the summer.
It looks like Real Housewives of Atlanta's Nene Leakes is having marital troubles with her husband Gregg, which may mean divorce for the couple. Here's how we understand it: After facing struggles with her husband all season, on Sunday night's episode, Nene visited a lawyer to talk about getting a divorce, a clear sign she was ready to put a stop to the drama. Then, to add fuel to her already burning fire, Nene confronted her husband Gregg when she came home from work, after getting her hands on a transcript of a conversation Gregg had with a radio host. As part of the conversation, Gregg told the host that he'd given Nene $300,000 to start her career. According to People, Gregg said that "The fame got to her head. I'm asking for every dime of it back."
In an effort to prove to the world that she has no interest in becoming famous by dating a quasi-celebrity, Jon Gosselin's girlfriend, Ellen Ross, is telling the world about her advice blog—and is quite happy to talk about it in a national magazine. From what we read over on Celebitchy, she recently did an interview with the National Enquirer, and is supposedly claiming that she's not looking for "any money, fame or profit from this at all" from her new blog. (Yeah, right!)
Look out ladies! It looks like Lady Gaga has taken over Angelina Jolie's role as the new celebrity maneater. Yes, Lady Gaga takes any man she wants—and she prefers men she can't have—at least according to actress, Alex Stebbins. Stebbins, who played a victim in a Law and Order episode tells The New York Post that in real life, she was the victim of Gaga's jealous ways.
As you're probably well aware, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi rarely misses an opportunity to be photographed. Her perma-tan and signature coif were seen everywhere this Halloween largely because her picture has been plastered across every tabloid in America (and because most of us are addicted to her reality show—Jersey Shore). So Snooki's wild antics, memorable quotes and Jerseylicious arm candy have made for great entertainment over the past year. But that may not be the case for much longer.
She's not even 21 yet, but little miss country singer-turned-pop sensation Taylor Swift is on quite a roll. No, we're not talking about her prolific songwriting career (although, incidentally, she did just release her THIRD album Speak Now in stores this week). We're referring to her recently developed penchant for older men. Although she used to hang with guys her age, like Joe Jonas and Taylor Lautner, things took a turn for the cradle-robbing when she got with Cory Monteith, then John Mayer and now…Jake Gyllenhaal? And speaking of having a type, Jake's all over the place in terms of age range, but he does have a thing for blondes (see Kirsten Dunst and Reese Witherspoon).
It seems that Matthew Morrison, the very cute and crushworthy Will Shuester on FOX's hit show Glee, may have one thing in common with his on-screen counterpart: he has a way of keeping in the company of beautiful women. Only in real life, the women that are into him aren't teachers or students with schoolgirl crushes. We're talking pretty rockin' heavy hitters—like, say, Cameron Diaz, who appears to be so over the Yankees' A-Rod.
Sorry, Rachel Bilson, but it looks like Jake Gyllenhaal has a thing for blonde hair, blue eyed southern girls. First it was Reese Witherspoon and now the actor is getting cozy with country superstar, Taylor Swift. According to pics obtained by Mr. Perez Hilton himself, Jake and Taylor were spending some serious QT together in New York this weekend.
John Mayer may be able to claim beauties like Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Aniston as ex-girlfriends, but Kim Kardashian? Now we know the world has turned on its axis. It seems that the internet is a flutter with this news after the unlikely couple were spotted out in New York recently, with friends in tow, to see if they "would hit it off," one source told Page Six.
"Daily Mail" columnist Liz Jones is at it again -- this time she's tsk-tsking celeb cads like David Arquette, Jude Law and Tiger Woods for stepping out on their beautiful, powerful partners with -- gasp! -- waitresses. Jones calls the phenomenon "cheating down." Let's ignore Jones's not-at-all subtle classism for a minute -- servers are human beings with legitimate careers and not, you know, Victorian prostitutes -- and explore her point about the appeal of sleeping with someone, er, "below your station."
If two young celebrities go out on a date but keep enough distance from each other so that people don't think that it's a date...Is it still a date? That's what we'd like to know. Especially after E! Online and other sources are reporting that Gossip Girl's Blake Lively hit up Disneyland for some ice cream recently with heartthrob Ryan Gosling at 12:30 in the morning.
There was so much going on in the world of celebrity hook-ups, break-ups, and make-ups this week that we could hardly keep up. So if you're craving more juicy tidbits from the love lives of the rich and famous, here's enough to tide you over for the weekend.