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Natalie Portman Bashes France for Rudeness, Ooo La... Ouch! (video) 2

Natalie Portman Bashes France for Rudeness, Ooo La… Ouch! (video)

Natalie Portman, who gushed about moving to France three years ago to be with husband Benjamin Millepied, is bashing the country now that she’s moved back to Los Angeles. She told Jimmy Kimmel last night American is far friendlier. Portman hit the show to promote “A Tale of Love and Darkness.” She wrote, stars in and directed the picture about Israeli author Amos Oz. She’s also appearing in a racy French film, “Planetarium,” with 16-year-old Lily-Rose Depp, the daughter of actor Johnny Depp and French singer Vanessa Paradis. ...
Models Free to Eat Big Macs! France Bans Too-Thin Models on Catwalks 8

Models Free to Eat Big Macs! France Bans Too-Thin Models on Catwalks

Kate Moss, one of the world’s reigning supermodels once infamously said “nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.” But models will be free to order Big Macs now that France has passed a law banning “too thin” models on fashion runways. The law is positioned as a measure to combat anorexia and targets both the fashion and media industries with strict penalties for promoting excessive dieting. The move could have international repercussions because France is a leading capital of fashion along with New York, London and Milan....
Madonna Uses the N-Word in France to Decry Rising Anti-Semitism (audio!) 10

Madonna Uses the N-Word in France to Decry Rising Anti-Semitism (audio!)

Madonna used the N-word in radio interview in France today (Feb. 27); not the n-word well known in the U.S. but one just as despised in Europe–Nazism– to protest rising anti-Semitism across Europe. The 56-year-old singer compared France and Europe generally to Nazi Germany because of the rise of what she said was religious intolerance. Madonna targeted her remarks at France’s hard-right National Front party and its leader Marine Le Pen....
Kristen Stewart Loved in France; Wins Nation's Top Film Honor (photos) 12

Kristen Stewart Loved in France; Wins Nation’s Top Film Honor (photos)

Kristen Stewart may still be trying to find her place in Hollywood, but in France her film work is loved and now honored. She won a prestigious Cesar Award for Best Supporting Actress tonight (Feb. 20) for her role in the picture “Sils Maria.” The 24-year-old actress was pushed by Sony Pictures Classics honcho Michael Barker, for a supporting actress award for her work in “Still Alice.” But she was bypassed by the Screen Actors Guild, the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards, although “Still Alice” star Julianne Moore was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar....
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt French Wedding Totally Outfoxes Tabloids 14

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt French Wedding Totally Outfoxes Tabloids

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt pulled off the wedding of their dreams at their sprawling estate in Provence, France. They eluded the pesky paparazzi and all of the tabloid press with their private ceremony. The wedding was held Aug. 23, in Correns, France, at Château Miraval, but only announced today (Aug. 28). Angelina and Brad bought the sprawling 35-room estate and vineyard in 2008, and have used it for private getaways. ...
Lana Del Rey Slays France in Dark, Sensual Madame Figaro Photos 16

Lana Del Rey Slays France in Dark, Sensual Madame Figaro Photos

Lana Del Rey is becoming the Jerry Lewis of music. She’s misunderstood at home but France can’t get enough of the brooding singing star. And she returns the favor in a sensual new photo spread. The 28-year-old New York native is featured in the June Madame Figaro, the magazine supplement to the French newspaper Le Figaro. She’s dark, brooding, sensual and Goth-like in the magazine’s “Mode & Music” issue. ...
Kirsten Dunst Disses United States; Feels More Appreciated in France  18

Kirsten Dunst Disses United States; Feels More Appreciated in France

Kirsten Dunst shows why she’s one of the most under-rated actresses in Hollywood in a stunning photo spread for the June issue of Madame Le Figaro. She poses topless and her sex kitten look is hailed as très French. She believes glamor should be effortless and natural. She thinks actresses like Charlotte Rampling, Gena Rowlands, Anjelica Huston and Julianne Moore share that quality. ...
Robert Pattinson Has a New Interest: The Sweet Science! 22

Robert Pattinson Has a New Interest: The Sweet Science!

Robert Pattinson’s interests are ever evolving. Now that he is no longer dating Kristen Stewart he's developed an interest in boxing! “It’s beautiful, really,” he says in a new interview. And, he thinks it has some things in common with acting. Rob was doing an interview with Sports & Style magazine in France when the subject came up indirectly....
Robert Pattinson Dior Lover Camille Rowe Up Close (photos!) 24

Robert Pattinson Dior Lover Camille Rowe Up Close (photos!)

Robert Pattinson’s Dior Homme lover, French model Camille Rowe is virtually unknown in the United States, but she’s a leading model in her home country. Her latest campaign for the fragrance has elevated her to international status. Ooh La La. Rob is one lucky guy. Their work together even sparked rumors of a real-life romance… not true, of course. But there’s no denying that the two had a lot of on-screen chemistry...
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