Oprah Winfrey top of Forbes celebrity power list

Superstar US talkshow host Oprah Winfrey has has been named the most powerful celebrity in the world by Forbes magazine. Winfrey knocked film star Angelina Jolie off the top spot of Forbes’s annual Celebrity 100 list, which is based on earnings and media exposure. In second place to the enduring talkshow diva, popular singer Beyonce [...]

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Tom Ford to make another movie

The designer, who landed a surprise success with A Single Man, has told the London Evening Standard that he will start working on another film. While attending a dinner at Claridge’s — hosted last week for his colleague Diane von Furstenberg, who decorated rooms at the London hotel — he confirmed that he was already [...]

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Marilyn Monroe chest X-rays fetch $45,000

A set of three X-rays of Marilyn Monroe‘s chest taken during a 1954 hospital visit have sold for $45,000 in Las Vegas. The bizarre medical photograph was one of several of Monroe’s belongings that were up for bid at Planet Hollywood via Julien’s Auctions over the weekend. The highlights of the sale had toured Ireland, [...]


Rolex crowns Tom Kristensen as new ambassador

Eight-time Le Mans winner and Danish driver Tom Kristensen was recently “knighted” as a Rolex ambassador. Danish driver Kristensen has no less than eight Le Mans victories listed on his automotive résumé, which is two more than legendary driver Jacky Ickx. This is the first time that Rolex has made the knighting of an ambassador [...]


Monaco’s Prince Albert to marry Charlene Wittstock

Prince Albert II of Monaco, long one of Europe’s most eligible bachelors, on Wednesday finally announced a long-awaited engagement to South African champion swimmer Charlene Wittstock. A brief statement from the palace in the 52-year-old’s tiny Mediterranean statelet confirmed the engagement, but did not put a date on the eventual wedding, which courtiers will be [...]


Karl Lagerfeld: Editor-in-Chief at Libération

Libération – the iconic left wing French newspaper – has invited Karl Lagerfeld to be editor-in-chief for the day. The entire issue bears his mark, from illustrations to comments, to special interviews of him, and an opinion page about the designer. His illustrations include a self-portrait for the cover of today’s edition, which is 14 [...]

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