Jesus died for our selfies
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All you selfie‐eschewers can cram it now, because the form has officially been legitimized. Annie Leibovitz, one of the best‐known and most highly‐respected photographers of our time, has been caught taking a selfie.
– Ashton Kutcher made $24 million last year. Sure, it’s not entirely from Two and a Half Men. (After all, he only gets $700,000 per episode). The rest is savvy tech investments, but still. That like seven Lena Dunham books!
– Remember how ex-Housewife Jill Zarin was like “I didn’t even want to Read More
When Christiano Ronaldo posed for Annie Leibovitz in his underwear for the June issue of Vanity Fair, he didn’t realize that he would end up sharing the cover of the magazine with his rival Didier Drogba.
Mr. Ronaldo would like to bring legal action against the magazine, according to Page Six.
“Ronaldo is Read More
Nothing, not even the iPad, was powerful enough to stop the march of history.
History, in this case, being loosely defined as the return of Tiger Woods, Eliot Spitzer, and–hooray!–the media job market. Also: Annie Leibovitz’s money troubles. All that and more in our look at the week that was on the Daily Read More
According to the AP, Annie Leibovitz has been “accused anew of not paying her bills.” The debt-ridden photographer reached a financing agreement with Colony Capital last month that seemed to have alleviated her money problems–but now Brunswick Capital, which arranged the Colony deal, is suing her for $800,000 in unpaid fees.
This means Read More
In a few weeks, the Upper East Side girl’s private school Brearley, which is celebrating its 125th anniversary, will be swarmed by media stars.
On May 8, News Corporation chief Rupert Murdoch will serve on a panel, as will his daughter Elisabeth Murdoch, a Brearley grad, sources told the Transom. Let’s hope Rupe’s gotten over Read More
Debt-plagued photographer Annie Leibovitz recently shot Britney Spears as part of an ad campaign for the Candie’s Only at Kohl’s line of discount juniors apparel, and now the brand has unveiled the results. Leibovitz’s fellow Candie’s photographers include Conde Nast regular Mark Seliger and the perpetually sleaze-hip Terry Richardson.
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Annie Leibovitz has photographed Britney Spears as part of a Candie’s for Kohl’s ad campaign.
Candie’s is best known for brightly colored ads in teen magazines.
Britney Spears is best known for being the Ugg-booted incarnation of celebrity culture run amok.
Annie Leibovitz, Women’s Wear Daily helpfully notes, is Read More
Barack Obama is on the cover of the new Vanity Fair as part of the magazine’s photo portfolio of his team and supporters taken by Annie Leibovitz. (Not to be confused with The New York Times Magazine‘s photo portfolio by Nadav Kander from earlier this month.)
If President Read More
Supermodel Kate Moss‘ line for Top Shop has been so successful that her contract has been extended another three years. [Vogue UK]
Photographer Annie Leibovitz owes $778,000 of unpaid bills for on-set styling and equipment. [Gawker]
Washington-based retailers are already courting local shoppers to outfit them for Read More