Laurie Penny, a British writer for “the New Statesmen, Independent, Guardian, Al-Jazeera, The Nation and others” (according to her Twitter), just had the dreamiest brush with death ever. Ryan Gosling, he who breaks up fights in the middle of the street, stopped Ms. Penny from walking directly into a speeding taxi in New York today. Read More
Brooklyn Nets (née New Jersey Nets) investor Jay-Z and his wife Beyoncé have kept a relatively low public profile since the birth of their daughter Blue Ivy Carter, independently releasing songs and photos and singing at Carnegie Hall. Perhaps it’s only a low profile by celebrity-couple standards, but they didn’t go to the Grammys!
Last night, though, Mr. Z and Ms. é made an appearance at Madison Square Garden to see the Nets defeat Jeremy Lin’s Knicks. Forensic analysis of photos shot at the game indicates that Beyonce wore potential parquet-destroying heels, and that the best and worst part of being a civilian sitting courtside is getting to sit next to a celebrity but having to pretend to text so as to play it cool. Read More
Gossip Girl’s Ed Westick always manages to look so dapper when photographed out and about: whether he’s taking his brother to the US Open or attending Simon Spurr’s Fashion Week show, Westwick retains the effortlessly cool style of Chuck Bass even while the show is off air. Or so we thought. Read More