Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Miss Universe 2011 Contestants play drum, drance during their visit to the "Meninos do Morumbi"



Miss Universe 2011 contestants attend a samba drums music class at Meninos do Morumbi non govermanemtal organization in Sao Paulo August 31, 2011. The contestants are in Sao Paulo for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant which will be held September 12.





Miss Universe 2011 contestants attend a samba dance class at the Meninos do Morumbi non-government organisation in Sao Paulo August 31, 2011. The contestants are in Sao Paulo for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant which will be held September 12.







Miss Universe 2011 contestants attend a samba drums music class at Meninos do Morumbi non govermanemtal organization in Sao Paulo August 31, 2011. The contestants are in Sao Paulo for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant which will be held September 12.







Miss Universe contestant Nelly Kamwelu of Tanzania waves to reporters during a visit to the "Meninos do Morumbi" social project in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday Aug. 31, 2011. Sao Paulo is hosting the Miss Universe 2011 pageant and will broadcast the contest on Sept. 12.







Miss Universe contestant Nadine Alexandra of Indonesia laughs while playing a drum during her visit to the "Meninos do Morumbi" social project in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday Aug. 31, 2011. Sao Paulo is hosting the Miss Universe 2011 pageant and will broadcast the contest on Sept. 12.







Miss Universe contestant Aferdita Dreshaj of Kosovo waves during a visit to the "Meninos do Morumbi" social project in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday Aug. 31, 2011. Sao Paulo is hosting the Miss Universe 2011 pageant and will broadcast the contest on Sept. 12.







Miss Universe contestants applaud after watching a dance performance during their visit to the "Meninos do Morumbi" social project in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday Aug. 31, 2011. Sao Paulo is hosting the Miss Universe 2011 pageant and will broadcast the contest on Sept. 12.







Miss Universe contestants; Indonesia's Nadine Alexandra, left and Vasuki Sunkavalli of India, right, dance during their visit to the "Meninos do Morumbi" social project in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011. Sao Paulo is hosting the Miss Universe 2011 pageant and will broadcast the contest on Sept. 12.







Miss Universe contestants; Priyani Puketapu of New Zealand, left, Ireland's Aoife Hannon, center, and Sweden's Ronnia Fornstedt watch a dance performance during their visit to the "Meninos do Morumbi" social project in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday Aug. 31, 2011. Sao Paulo is hosting the Miss Universe 2011 pageant and will broadcast the contest on Sept. 12.







Miss New Zealand 2011 Priyani Puketapu (R) and Miss Croatia 2011 Natalija Prica attend a samba dance class at the Meninos do Morumbi non-governmental organization in Sao Paulo August 31, 2011. The contestants are in Sao Paulo for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant which will be held September 12.







Miss Universe contestants; Aferdita Dreshaj of Kosovo, left, South Africa's Bokang Montjane, center, and Paraguay's Alba Riquelme pose for a photo as they play drums during a visit to the "Meninos do Morumbi" social project in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday Aug. 31, 2011. Sao Paulo is hosting the Miss Universe 2011 pageant and will broadcast the contest on Sept. 12.







Miss Universe 2011 contestants attend a samba dance class at the Meninos do Morumbi non-governmental organization in Sao Paulo August 31, 2011. The contestants are in Sao Paulo for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant which will be held September 12.







Miss Universe contestant Keilyn Gomez of Honduras poses for a photo as she plays drum during a visit to the "Meninos do Morumbi" social project in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday Aug. 31, 2011. Sao Paulo is hosting the Miss Universe 2011 pageant and will broadcast the contest on Sept. 12.







Miss Universe contestants; Adriani Karantoni of Cyprus, Romania's Larisa Popa, Keilyn Gomez of Honduras and Sheroma Hodge of the British Virgin Islands play drums during a visit to the "Meninos do Morumbi" social project in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday Aug. 31, 2011. Sao Paulo is hosting the Miss Universe 2011 pageant and will broadcast the contest on Sept. 12.







Miss Universe contestants; Aferdita Dreshaj of Kosovo, from left, South Africa's Bokang Montjane, Paraguay's Alba Riquelme and Ireland's Aoife Hannon pose for a photo as they play drums during a visit to the "Meninos do Morumbi" social project in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday Aug. 31, 2011. Sao Paulo is hosting the Miss Universe 2011 pageant and will broadcast the contest on Sept. 12.







Miss Universe 2011 contestants attend a capoeira dance presentation at Meninos do Morumbi non governmental organization in Sao Paulo August 31, 2011. The contestants are in Sao Paulo for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant which will be held September 12.







Miss Universe 2011 contestants look at a capoeira dance at Casa do Zezinho, non-governmental organization in Sao Paulo August 31, 2011. The contestants are in Sao Paulo for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant which will be held September 12.







Miss Italy 2011 Elisa Torrini attends a samba drums music class at Meninos do Morumbi non govermanemtal organization in Sao Paulo August 31, 2011. The contestants are in Sao Paulo for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant which will be held September 12.







Miss New Zealand 2011 Priyani Puketapu attends a samba drums music class at Meninos do Morumbi non-governmental organization in Sao Paulo August 31, 2011. The contestants are in Sao Paulo for the 2011 Miss Universe pageant which will be held September 12.







Miss Tanzania 2011 Nelly Kamwelu (L), Miss Singapore 2011 Valerie Lim Shu Xian (2nd L) and Miss U.S. Virgin Islands 2011 Alexandrya Evans watch a performance during a visit to the Meninos do Morumbi non-governmental organization in Sao Paulo August 31, 2011. The Miss Universe pageant will be held in Sao Paulo on September 12



source: daylife

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Pamela Bach-Hasselhoff gives five housemates immunity after becoming the second person to be evicted from Celebrity Big Brother

By Sarah Fitzmaurice



Evicted: Pamela Bach has become the second person to be evicted from the Big Brother House last night



Pamela Bach-Hasselhoff has become the second person to be evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother house.



The 47-year-old mother-of-two was evicted from the house in a surprise eviction earlier tonight.



Pamela was tasked with giving half of the house immunity from Friday's eviction and chose to save Jedward, Paddy Doherty, Amy Childs and Kerry Katona from the public vote.





Short and sparkly: Pamela opted for a silver and black sparkling dress with a large black waist belt and sheer tights for the eviction





Pamela had donned a short silver and black sequined dress which she teamed with a thick waist belt and sheer tights.



As she departed the house she said she was happy to be leaving and told housemates: 'Have a great time be kind to each other.'



Pamela was greeted by a loud chorus of boos and a few cheers as she exited the house.





Safe from eviction: Pamela chose Jedward and Paddy as her first two choices to save from eviction on Friday





Speaking to Brian Dowling in her post-eviction interview she said she thought Darryn was the reason she was out of the house but said she didn't hold any grudges.



Speaking of paparazzo Lyons, who was also up for eviction, she said he 'did a lot of in your ear stuff,' suggesting he was influencing other housemates.





Keeping it in the family: The actress also selected her 'sexy sister' Amy and 'mummy to mummy' Kerry to also be saved from the public vote



The actress and producer said she had even overheard him talking to other housemates while she was ill.



Pamela, who used to be married to David Hasselhoff, said that she had a 'great time' in the house but couldn't identify who had voted for apart from Darryn and Tara.



Opening up: Pamela said she though Darryn was the reason she was evicted and said he did ' a lot of in the ear stuff' suggesting he was influencing the others but said she didn't hold a grudge



The blonde who was often heard making bizarre statements while in the house said her favourite catchphrase was 'Breathe in god breathe out love.'



Yesterday Pamela was teamed with Bobby in the twin task becoming Pambob, but the pair failed to prove that they had the most 'twintuition'.



After viewing a montage of her best bits in the house Pamela was given one final task to perform.



Still smiling:



Despite the audible boos from the audience Pamela had a smile on her face as she made her way from the house



Unimpressed? Darryn, who Pamela suggested was behind her eviction did not look happy when she failed to save him from eviction on Friday



She had to choose four people in the house to offer immunity to, meaning half the house would be exempt from the eviction on Friday.



After a few moments of silence she said:'One thousand percent John and Edward.'



Double trouble: Yesterday Pamela and Bobby had taken part in the twin task together becoming Pambob but failed to prove they had the most 'twintuition'



Short stint: Pamela lasted just two weeks inside the Big Brother house and has become the second person to be evicted from the show



And while the crowd shouted out names she continued: 'I'm gonna pick Paddy.'



She also saved Amy Childs who she dubbed her 'sexy sister' before saying :'Mummy to Mummy Kerry.'



Bobby, Darryn, Lucien and Tara are all now up for Friday's eviction.



source:dailymail






Cindy Crawford dazzles in a sparkling red dress as she supports George Clooney at Venice Film Festival

By Daily Mail Reporter



Belle of the ball: Cindy Crawford dazzles on the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival as she steps out in sparkling red gown



She is not a film star, but Cindy Crawford who stole the show today as she walked the red carpet at the opening ceremony for the Venice Film Festival. .



The 45-year-old supermodel wowed the crowd in a stunning vibrant red gown with an asymmetric neckline and flowing floor length skirt





Still got it: The 45-year-old supermodel came out to support the Ides Of March directed by her friend George Clooney



The man of the night: George Clooney's film The Ides Of March opened the festival



She paired the sparkling gown with red peep toe stilettos, diamond jewellery and a ruby coloured clutch.



Cindy, along with her husband of thirteen years, Rande Gerber, stepped out to support their friend George Clooney,whose movie The Ides Of March was premiering as part of the Venice Film Festivals opening ceremony.



The pair have been staying with George in the run up to the festival at his Lake Como villa.



The Ides of March, a political drama, is among 23 films - five from Hollywood - vying for the coveted Golden Lion, which will be awarded September 10.



The jury will be headed by American director Darren Aronofsky, a two-time Golden Lion winner whose "Black Swan" was launched to huge Oscar success after opening in Venice last year.



The film tells the story of an ambitious campaign press secretary, played by Ryan Gosling, who gets swept up in a political scandal in the last frantic days of a heavily contested primary race.





Handsome date: Cindy was accompanied by her husband of 13-years Rande Gerber





It also stars Philip Seymour Hoffman and Paul Giamatti as rival campaign managers, is adapted from the play "Farragut North" by Beau Willimon.



Clooney said the movie was ready to begin filming when Barack Obama was elected U.S. president in 2008.





Cover girl: The model shows she still has what it takes, dazzling in a red shimmering, floor-length gown



In all, 66 films will make their world premiere at the 68th edition of the world's oldest festival. It is the first time since World War II that all feature films in the festival's three official events - in competition, out of competition and the "Horizons" avant-garde section - are world premieres.



Nearly half of the festival's lineup is high-powered English-language films, a sign of its growing prestige in the eight years that it has been directed by Marco Mueller.



How'd i look? George poses for the cameras and pulls a nervous face as he heads into the theater



The strong selection also includes Roman Polanski's "Carnage," an adaptation of the Broadway show God of Carnage, featuring Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet and Christoph Waltz; David Cronenberg's take on psychoanalysis, A Dangerous Method, featuring Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen and Michael Fassbender; and Shame, a drama by British director Steve McQueen featuring Fassbender and Carey Mulligan.





Grand arrival: Cindy and Randy arrive at the event by gondola





Other American movies in competition include end-of-the-world film 4:44 Last Day on Earth by Abel Ferrara; Dark Horse starring Mia Farrow and Christopher Walken and directed by Todd Solondz; Killer Joe, a black comedy by William Friedkin starring Matthew McConaughey in the



title role; and the second feature film by Ami Canaan Mann, Texas Killing Fields, a murder drama featuring Sam Worthington and Jessica Chastain.





House guest: The couple have been staying with George Clooney at his villa on Lake Como



White lady: Star of the film Evan Rachel Wood looked graceful in a floating white gown



Red carpet beauties: Maris Tomei looked stunning in a mustard colour Marios Schwab dress while Diane Kruger chose Elie Saab Couture



source:dailymail
By Sophie Forbes



Home sweet home: Kim Kardashian and new husband Kris Humphries have moved into this presidential penthouse at the Park Avenue Gansevoort Hotel in New York



Less than two weeks after tying the knot in a lavish $10m ceremony in California, Kim Kardashian and new husband Kris Humphries have moved into their first marital home.



The couple, who both jetted into New York separately on Monday, are setting up camp in the presidential penthouse at the Gansevoort Hotel on Park Avenue.



The 2000 square foot space is spread over two levels and boasts 30 foot high floor to ceiling windows providing panoramic views over the city and east river.





Luxury: The huge split level apartment boasts floor to ceiling windows with expansive views over the city



The huge living area has hardwood floors, a chandelier, a large fireplace and huge plasma television.



There are also doors out onto an enormous private deck with its own dining area, patio heaters and amazing views of the surrounding area.





Stunning finishes: The master bathroom features a jacuzzi tub big enough for two



Outdoor space: The unit has a huge private deck and a separate balcony



The rest of the suite includes three en-suite bedrooms including the master suite on the upstairs level.



The master bathroom has marble floors and walls as well as a steam shower and indulgent whirlpool spa bath big enough for two with products from the Cutler Salon.



The entire suite is wired with an Infinite Audio Sound system making the suite the perfect location for a party or event.



Swim time: The hotel has an exclusive rooftop pool area and spa



Work it out: There is even a state of the art gym specifically for residents



The hotel itself has a whole host of exclusive facilities including its own hair salon and spa, a fully equipped gym and a rooftop pool area.



There are also several restaurants and bars, should the pair get peckish or thirsty.



The room is reportedly costing a whopping $7000-a-night.



The reality star jetted into New York on Monday with sister Kourtney to start filming the new season of their spin-off reality show Kourtney and Kim Take New York which will air on E! in January.



Kim's new husband Kris is back in New York to begin pre-season training with his basketball team the New Jersey Nets.



Kim and Kris will spend their first months as a married couple living with her sister Kourtney and her boyfriend Scott Disick and son Mason, 18-months.





Bonding time: Kim and Kourtney headed for a workout this morning while Kris and Scott spent time hanging out yesterday



The couple married on August 20 in a super lavish ceremony held at a private estate in Montecito, California just outside of Santa Barbara.



The $10 million event was followed by a brief honeymoon on Italy's Amalfi Coast last week before Kim returned to Los Angeles in time to attent Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards.



source:dailymail

Nothing mumsy about this style! Holly Willoughby shows off her wild side as she returns to work after five months maternity leave

By Sarah Fitzmaurice



First day back: Holly Willoughby returned to work at Celebrity Juice today after giving birth to her daughter five months ago



She might be a mother of two but Holly Willoughby’s style is anything but mumsy.



In fact the TV presenter showed off her wild side as she arrived at the Riverside studios to film Celebrity Juice.



Holly, 30, looked simply stunning as she arrived ready for work carrying an animal print Mulberry Alexa on her arm and teaming it with a pair of pony print heels.





Walking on the wild side: The 30-year-old mother of two carried an animal print Mulberry Alexa bag which she teamed with a pair of pony print heels





The This Morning presenter had donned a black pleated knee-length skirt and a peach wraparound cardigan and finished her look off with a grey blazer.



It was hard to believe that Holly has given birth to her second child just five months ago as she showed off an enviable post-baby figure.



The TV personality wore her luscious blonde locks down around her shoulders and had opted for simple makeup with some liquid eyeliner and rosy cheeks.





Looking great: The mother of two donned a knee-length black pleated skirt a peach wraparound top and a grey blazer as she returned to work



Holly was returning to work for the first time after giving birth to her daughter Belle in April.



And the presenter had tweeted that she was feeling apprehensive after the five-month break.



She posted: ‘First day back at work today!!!! Cant wait to start the new series of Celeb juice, feeling slightly nervous! Wander if I can still do it! X’



She added: ‘The weirdest thing is going to be getting ready, forgotten what my face looks like with tv slap on! Proper clothes,not just my scruffs!!! X’



But as she stepped out at the studios Holly clearly didn’t have anything to worry about.



Holly also told her fans that she couldn’t believe that Belle was five months old and tweeted: ‘Belle is 5 months today!!!! Can you believe it, as they say, time flies when your having fun! Xxx’ (sic)



The TV presenter will be re-joining her co-presenter Phillip Schofield on the This Morning couch from Monday next week.



source:dailymail