Gwyneth Paltrow has bought her GOOP newsletter to Brooklyn, meaning that all the hip 20-somethings must now pack up their fair-trade bindles and move to Queens.
She has strong ties to the borough: her dad was born in Brooklyn Jewish Hospital. Ms. Paltrow likes using her father to give her credibility. What gives her the authority to write a cookbook? Because her dad liked food. Why is she now a Brooklyn expert? Her dad was born there. Yikes.
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Gwyneth Paltrow, she of singing at the Oscars and singing on Glee and singing with Cee-Lo, may put those surprisingly adequate music chops to work yet more: The Hollywood Reporter has it that she’s in talks to produce a stage musical about and with the music of the Go-Go’s (our suggested title for the musical? Heaven is a Place on Earth).
It’s June, and yet we’re still wearing our London Fog raincoats and carrying around our Brollys. It’s almost as if New York’s weather gods didn’t get the memo that it’s Hamptons season, and some of us don’t like getting soaked waiting for the Jitney.
Another thing seasonal annoyance for New Yorkers is traffic created by out-of-towners,
Everyone is very, very mad at Gwyneth Paltrow for being racist, because on Friday she tweeteda picture of Kanye West and Jay-Z performing in France.
“Ni**as in Paris for real!” the tweet said, referring to the song title from the duo’s album, Watch the Throne. We hate that this is forcing us to defend the creator of GOOP, but no, this is not a racist tweet.Especially because she didn’t write it? It was written by a black celebrity who borrowed her iPhone. So who is racist now, America?!?!
Last night, at what is widely hyped as the best night in New York fashion, the attendees of the annual gala benefit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute did not disappoint. Patterns, we saw a few: a lot of black, a lot of neon, a lot of feathers, and a lot of sheer. And Read More
The year’s biggest night for fashion was an unusually metallic affair–with Best Actress Meryl Streep draped in gold, Best Supporting Actress Octavia Spencer in sparkly silver, Melissa Leo in a pile of sequins, and Jennifer Lopez in a significantly sparser pile of sequins. Aside from all the gold and silver, black and white seemed to rule the evening–the few well-executed bits of color, like Michelle Williams’s sweet red dress, came across beautifully. Here’s who we thought were the best dressed last night!
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People online presents the strangest celebrity story we’ve read in quite some time, headlined “Gwyneth Paltrow Saved a Life on 9/11″:
The Andy Warhol Museum, having just named a new director, released the Andy Warhol D.I.Y. Pop app today, which allows app-happy Warhol fans to create their own works from the comfort of their iPhones. We decided to give it a spin and see how it stacks up against other apps that allow you to create mimicking works of art.
Early Wednesday evening found The Observer at in a dusty backroom of Urban Zen, Donna Karan‘s newest venue, in the West Village, awaiting the arrival of celebrities, especially the ever-elusive and chronically overexposed (somehow, she’s both at once!) Gwyneth Paltrow at Bent on Learning’s gala.
The event celebrated Russell Simmons and Ms. Paltrow for their support Read More