Friday, December 9

Author: Rocky Ashbrook

The New Burberry Picture Featuring Shirtless Adam Driver Is Going Viral.
Fashion

The New Burberry Picture Featuring Shirtless Adam Driver Is Going Viral.

In August, there is one big summer accessory that is thrilling the public: a sculpted set of abs. On Monday, actor Adam Driver starred in another Burberry fragrance campaign. The advertisement for the brand's new fragrance "Burberry Hero" was directed by Jonathan Glazer, who is known for the 2014 music video for the song "Big Jet Plane" by Angus & Julia Stone. The commercial features Driver running across a deserted beach at dusk with a mighty, caramel-colored horse in tow. The two beings dive into the ocean together and emerge as a single animorph, fusing the romantic hero-on-horseback trope with a healthy dose of Greek mythology.   Fans of the actor and members of the press were quick to posit that the campaign images, which show Driver shirtless in waist-deep water, are a res...
Kim Kardashian And Pete Davidson’s Relationship Ends.
Entertainment

Kim Kardashian And Pete Davidson’s Relationship Ends.

Kim Kardashian and comedian Pete Davidson have ended their relationship, a source close to the couple tells CNN. "They did break up this week amicably due to distance and schedules," said the source. The pair, who became Instagram official in March and made their red carpet debut in May, have been romantically linked since October 2021. In an episode of her Hulu series, Kardashian opened up about meeting Davidson when she hosted "Saturday Night Live" and making a connection with him. She said on the show that she attended an after-party but later decided to pursue him. She recounted calling the producer at Saturday Night Live and asking for Pete Davidson's number. The producer provided it, and she texted him. She wasn't thinking, "Oh my God, I'm going to be in a relationship with him."...
US Killed Ayman Al-Zawahiri, The Leader Of Al Qaeda, In A Drone Strike In Afghanistan. On Monday, United
Politics

US Killed Ayman Al-Zawahiri, The Leader Of Al Qaeda, In A Drone Strike In Afghanistan. On Monday, United

States President Joe Biden revealed that Osama bin Laden's successor and al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri had been killed in a drone strike. Zawahiri, who was 71 years old, had remained a visible symbol of the terrorist organization for 11 years after bin Laden's death. At one point, he acted as bin Laden's personal physician. According to White House press secretary Joe Biden, al-Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri was sheltering in downtown Kabul to reunite with his family. He was killed in what a senior administration official described as "a precise tailored airstrike" using two Hellfire missiles. The strike was authorized by Biden following weeks of meetings with his Cabinet and key advisers, the official said on Monday, adding that no American personnel were on the ground in Kabul at...
Look Of The Week Julia Fox Takes The New Trend In The Low-Profile Design To New Levels.
Fashion

Look Of The Week Julia Fox Takes The New Trend In The Low-Profile Design To New Levels.

Since her relationship with Kanye West in 2021, Julia Fox has been known for her sartorial unpredictability. Her DIY-ing a bandeau top and matching bottoms out of a single pair of jeans using just a pair of scissors, as well as her now quintessential finger-painted black eyeliner look, have made her the enfant terrible of celebrity fashion. Last Friday, singer-songwriter and actress FKA twigs was spotted wearing centaur-inspired leather trousers with a plunging V-crotch and a pair of black string bikini top at a show in New York City. She later took to Instagram to provide context for her outfit: "There was one hook," she said in a video posted to her stories, "and I had to put them on and then shave, like, around it." Fox's ensemble, designed by Central Saint Martins graduate Liza ...
Beyonc’s Lawyers To Remove Ableist Slur From The Film’s Title, “Heated,” In Response To Criticism By Disability Activists.
Entertainment

Beyonc’s Lawyers To Remove Ableist Slur From The Film’s Title, “Heated,” In Response To Criticism By Disability Activists.

In response to online criticism, Beyoncé has agreed to remove an ableist slur from her new album. The 40-year-old singer received rave reviews when she debuted her dance-inspired seventh studio album on Friday, but she came under fire over the weekend when fans noticed the inclusion of a derogatory term in the song "Heated." On the track, co-written by Drake, Beyoncé sings the line: "Spazzin' on that ass, spazz on that ass." Demeaning to people with spastic cerebral palsy, the word "spaz" is a colloquialism for freaking out or going crazy. However, it is derived from the word "spastic," which is considered offensive by many disability advocates and people with spastic cerebral palsy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines spastic cerebral palsy as a disorder that ...
Twitter Users’ Rising Expectations For The Next Korean Hit Hopes Justifies The Hype Around The ‘Squid Game?’ Netflix Series.
Entertainment

Twitter Users’ Rising Expectations For The Next Korean Hit Hopes Justifies The Hype Around The ‘Squid Game?’ Netflix Series.

Another hit featuring a female attorney has made substantial waves on the Netflix service in South Korea, drawing hope that producers and investors may have another "Squid Game"-like hit on their hands. A series that follows a newbie attorney on the autism spectrum has topped watchlists on the streaming platform for two weeks and was the most-watched non-English series globally on Netflix from July 4 to 17, according to the company's metrics. The show ranked number one in that category in eight countries, and appeared in the top 10 for 22 countries. That's good news for Astory Co., which is known for hits such as "Kingdom," another hot show for Netflix. Shares of the South Korean studio have surged 74% since the debut of "Extraordinary Attorney Woo" in late June. Netflix has endeavo...
Vintage Has Offered The Red Carpet This Summer.
Fashion

Vintage Has Offered The Red Carpet This Summer.

Judging by the outfits on s red carpets this summer, a premiere from 2012 was more relevant than ever. Zendaya, Natalie Portman, and Bella Hadid, stars who are particularly fond of the red carpet, are love with trendy vintage summer pieces. In June, Zendaya wore a strapless dress from Bob Mackie's autumn/winter 1998 collection to the Time 100 Gala. It was styled by Law Roach, who once said, "Vintage and archival dressing isn't a trend for me. . . [It] will always be my first choice when possible." The powerhouse stylist is also responsible for the tiered, balloon-sleeved Chanel autumn/winter 1986 gown that Bella Hadid wore to the Venice Film Festival in May – a striking Karl Lagerfeld-designed piece that was sourced from Sielian Vintage. Celebrities have been wearing vintage on the ...
Dakota Johnson Is The Most Recent Lovelorn Heroine In Jane Austen’s “Persuasion.”
Entertainment

Dakota Johnson Is The Most Recent Lovelorn Heroine In Jane Austen’s “Persuasion.”

Because everything is spinning and make no sense lately, I want to do whatever I can to create some sense of stability in my life. Part of my strategy to keep everything balanced is keeping my consumption of media under control. There are a number of options for entertainment, and I don't have to pick only one of them. 'Persuasion'     I'm not the biggest Jane Austen fan, but "Persuasion" looks promising. This new adaptation of Austen's novel centers on an unconforming woman with modern sensibilities, who must find a way to forgive her one who got away. Dakota Johnson stars as Anne Elliot, with "Crazy Rich Asians" star Henry Golding also costarring. The movie starts streaming Friday on Netflix. 'Forever Summer: Hamptons' A new reality series set in the Hamptons, a tony communi...
Star Amal Clooney Is The Queen Of The Party Dress.
Fashion

Star Amal Clooney Is The Queen Of The Party Dress.

Amal Clooney is a barrister by day and a party girl by night. The human rights litigator's renown as a serious professional notwithstanding, she's also well-known among party-goers as a party procrastinator at nighttime. Unable to resist the allure of sequins, jewelry, and gowns, she habitually changes her MaxMara plains into flashy evening attire. In 2015, Amal wore a gold chainmail draped minidress to George Clooney's Casamigos tequila launch at Ushuaïa in Ibiza. This was several years before metallic liquid trends reemerged thanks to Y2K-leaning brands such as Poster Girl and Fannie Schiavoni. Clooney had been doing cowl necklines and slinky cuts way before the Blumarine revival sparked the millennium bug. Two years later, at another Casamigos promo event, Amal wore a strapless mult...
Chris Hemsworth Gave Up Eating Meat Before Filming A Kiss With Vegan Co-Star Natalie Portman.
Entertainment

Chris Hemsworth Gave Up Eating Meat Before Filming A Kiss With Vegan Co-Star Natalie Portman.

Chris Hemsworth is just as fantastic offscreen as the Marvel character he plays, per his co-stars -- even pulling away from his television news habit before acting out a sequence in which he kissed his vegan costar in "Thor  Love and Thunder," Natalie Portman. During an appearance on the UK radio series "Capital Breakfast with Roman Kemp," actress Natalie Portman and costar Tessa Thompson discussed Hemsworth's kindness during a recent interview. The hosts grilled the two guests on whether Hemsworth had any hidden flaws behind the muscle and charm, but Portman and Thompson had nothing but pleasant things to say about the Marvel mainstay. "The day we had a kiss scene, he didn't eat meat that morning because I'm vegan," Portman said of Hemsworth. "He eats meat like every half hour ... he ...