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Celebrity VIP Lounge

More than just celebrity gossip

VIP EXCLUSIVE: Brandi Glanville Reveals Who She Would Like To Play Her In a Movie

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OK!, the world’s leading celebrity magazine held its highly-anticipated annual ‘SO SEXY’ event in Los Angeles, toasting Hollywood’s sexiest celebrities of 2013 and LA’s most-glamorous, surrounded by the spectacular Hollywood Hills backdrop at the elegant Skybar at Mondrian Los Angeles. Celebrating all that is ‘So Sexy,’ the event featured eos (evolution of smooth), elf, Bed Head by tigi and Tallarico Vodka and served up sexy cocktails throughout the evening to celebs like the fabulously sexy Brandi Glanville. Yes, we are TEAM GLANVILLE, bitches and the reality television show darling spoke with Celebrity VIP Lounge and here’s what she had to say.

Q. I’ve watched all of your episodes, I follow you on Twitter. I know that you’re working on a second book. Did you want to write way before you became famous?

A. I always did. I loved writing short stories and poems. I actually found an old book of all these songs. It was really corny. It’s just always been kind of therapeutic for me, cathartic for me to write. I always knew I’d do something artistic. I didn’t know what it was.

Q. When do you think you’ll finish your second book?

A. I’ve been writing forever. Now I have a little recorder for when I’m driving because I have the best thoughts while I’m driving and I’m always pulling over to write things down. I really think this book is gonna be… It’s a hybrid of the last book.

Q. You did mention a possible movie.

A. Someone put an offer on it.

Q. Do you know who you would like to play you?
A. I have a couple of ideas.

Q. Tall, skinny, can you name just one?
A. I think Denise Richards. I find her to be very attractive and talented. I think having gone through a divorce by Charlie Sheen. I can imagine that we can relate on many levels. I think age is important. I don’t want some 20-year-old playing me! I think that she would be a good fit.

Q. What was the mood like in the room after the reunion? Was it tense or did you calm down by the end?
A. At the end we all went out for a drink, everyone except Kyle. Kim was obviously not drinking but the rest of us were like ‘It’s fine to indulge.’

Q. Did you regret anything you said during the reunion, like your Kim comment about Kyle wanting her sister to fail?
A. Well, I go gangster for my friends. They were going after Yolanda and she had just came in from Florida, literally. She didn’t know what she was saying really. I go mean, I get it, but I was pissed! I don’t regret sticking up for Yolanda cause I love her.

Q. Do you hope to have a boyfriend sometime in the near future?
A. I have a boyfriend, kind of. If he’s lucky! He’s at the Laker game.

Q. Will he be on the show?
A. Yes.

In a funny turn of events, Brandi’s publicist interrupted to say that Brandi’s “boyfriend” is actually her agent.

Aha…interesting…

Victoria Beckham Is A Beast To Work For, Says Victoria Beckham

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Yep, so she says! Victoria Beckham, aka Posh, has been working the fashion industry since she took a break from The Spice Girls and yes people were a bit skeptical about how she would make her mark in the industry. But, she can definitely say that she did make it.

She was quoted as saying, “There’s a lot of people here, I hope I’m going to say something good now. I’ve always wanted to be involved in the fashion industry, I felt it in my tummy. At the beginning there was a lot of raised eyebrows, or those that could raise their eyebrows. When I started, I did one-on-one presentations, I’d talk for hours to people who didn’t even speak English. I think a lot of people probably thought, ‘Shut up, stop going on about a bloody grosgrain waistband!’”

According to our friends at Girls Talkin Smack, Beckham even admits she is kind of a witchy woman.

See what Vicky B. has to say about how she handles her bidnass here.

Celebrity Birthdays April 29th 2013: Uma Thurman is 43

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Uma Thurman is 43.

Otis Rush is 79.

Duane Allen of The Oak Ridge Boys is 70.

Tommy James is 66.

Jerry Seinfeld is 59.

Kate Mulgrew (“Star Trek: Voyager”) is 58.

Daniel Day-Lewis is 56.

Michelle Pfeiffer is 55.

Carnie Wilson of Wilson Phillips is 45.

Master P is 43.

James Bonamy is 41.

“Madonna’s Fashion Evolution” Pop Up Exhibit Brought Out Hard Core Celeb Madge Fans

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Madonna, Material Girl and Macy’s offered consumers the ultimate insider experience at a thrilling one day pop-up fashion exhibit, “Madonna’s Fashion Evolution” at Macy’s. Arianne Phillips, Madonna’s longtime collaborator, who styled and helped to curate the exhibit, was on hand to.

Madonna handpicked her favorite costumes from a vast archive of tour costumes and personal collection for the exhibit, hosted by Material Girl. On display for the first time together, as they have never been seen before, were items including Madonna’s famous Jean Paul Gaultier cone bra corsets from her Blond Ambition Tour, her Re-Invention Tour ensemble by Christian Lacroix, her “Like A Virgin” wedding dress she wore to the MTV VMA’s in 1984, the Bob Mackie evening gown she wore to the 1991 Oscars as Michael Jackson’s guest, the black leather motorcycle jacket by Montgomery Ward and t-shirt from her “Papa Don’t Preach” video, the black satin corset with conical cups from her “Who’s That Girl” Tour, her “Boy Toy” jacket designed by Vivienne Westwood and the late Keith Haring, and more.

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“The pop-up exhibit at Macy’s perfectly exemplifies the inspiration and spirit of the Material Girl line and will give my fans a great opportunity to see the evolution of my style over the years,” commented Madonna.

About the “Boy Toy” ensemble on display, Arianne Phillips commented, “An amazing pop culture time capsule, this unique and special ensemble features visionary Keith Haring’s artwork. This embodies the energy and expression/explosion of the street and club culture that Madonna was born out of.”

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The exhibit took place surrounded by the fashion-forward Material Girl line that Madonna created exclusively for Macy’s with her daughter, Lola. Consumers saw firsthand how Madonna’s fashions, from her Jean Paul Gaultier cone corsets, to her “Like A Virgin Wedding” dress, and more, have influenced fashion and the brand. Material Girl is all about mixing and matching pieces you like to create your own unique look. The line features items like corset dresses, leather jackets, lace, and feminine / masculine detailing, which bear the stamp of the original Material Girl, Madonna.

Celebrities in attendance included: Vanessa Hudgens, Annasophia Robb, Kat Graham, Michelle Trachtenberg, Darren Criss, Ireland Baldwin, Christos Garkinos from Bravo’s “Dukes of Melrose” and more.

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Images courtesy of Material Girl

Mike Tyson Ex Girlfriend Ate His Pigeon Pet

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If you know anything about Mike Tyson (other than his penchant for ear nibbling), you know that he is cray cray about his pigeons. They are his love. They are part of his soul. So when someone messes with one of his beloved, you better guard your earlobes!

During a radio interview on Thursday, the boxer turned Broadway star revealed that one of his ex-girlfriends once took one of his birds and cooked it up! After she went ahead and cooked it to her liking, she offered Mr. Mike a bite.

Mike revealed, “I was dating this young lady and she said, ‘I don’t know why you’re flying those damn birds, you should be eating them. She happened to grab one and she cooked one and proceeded to eat it. And I just couldn’t do it… It just wasn’t the right thing to do… It wasn’t cool. But it was her house and we were living off of her dime, so she could do (it).”

Yeah so obviously she was a done deal after that. Mike called his relationship with that chick real quick.

Don’t mess with Mike and his pigeons, yo!

Celebrity Birthdays April 28th 2013: Jessica Alba is 32

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Jessica Alba is 32.

Ann-Margret is 72.

Paul Guilfoyle (“CSI”) is 64.

Jay Leno is 63.

Mary McDonnell is 60.

Too Short is 47.

Bridget Moynahan is 42.

Jorge Garcia (“Lost”) is 40.

Penélope Cruz is 39.

Harry Shum Jr. (“Glee”) is 31.

Foxy 71-Year-Old Martha Stewart Was A Model And Find Out Who Her Role Model Is

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Parade FINALLY did an article on one of my favorite divas ever. Yes, she is right up there with my girl MC. Jeepers, Marta!

Martha Stewart is looking good and feeling great about aging well, she tells Dotson Rader in Sunday’s PARADE. As the domestic diva (aka DD) writes in her new book, Living the Good Long Life: A Practical Guide to Caring for Yourself and Others: “When you’re through changing, you’re through.” YES! Another fab book from double d.

Some highlights from the surprisingly candid, wide-ranging conversation:

ON HOW SHE WOULD DESCRIBE HER NEW BOOK:

“It’s all about surviving in this extraordinary world—physically, mentally, emotionally. I wrote it because nobody is paying attention to the silver tsunami of baby boomers who are now turning 65. My book focuses on what you can do for othersand what you can do for yourself in terms of aging gracefully.”

ON MODELING AT AGE 13:

“Just for money. But it was fun.”

ON WHETHER SHE KNEW SHE WAS BEAUTIFUL:

“No, I actually didn’t. I knew I was good enough to get $60 an hour, which was the going rate at the time. I wasn’t the cover girl. I wasn’t Suzy Parker. But I should’ve been. Maybe if I had had somebody encouraging me…But then I got married when I was 19.”

ON THE DISPUTE BETWEEN MACYS AND JC PENNEY OVER THE RIGHTS TO SELL HER WARES:

“We try something new and we get slapped with a lawsuit….We like designing and making products. We’re good at it. We want to have our own stores. That’s how the J.C. Penney thing came around; it was an opportunity to have 700 storeswithin J.C. Penney. What I want to do now is build freestanding stores.”

ON WHETHER SHE FEELS THE STOCK SALE THAT RESULTED IN HER LANDING BEHIND BARS WAS A MISTAKE:

“I don’t consider that a mistake. It was a normal thing that people do every day. They sell stock. What was a mistake was the way it was handled. I’m not supposed to say this, but I was not guilty of any crime. I became a target because I was a strong and a rich woman who had been very successful.”

ON HER ADMIRATION FOR HILLARY CLINTON:

“I admire Hillary greatly, her inner strength. She did a phenomenal job as secretary of state. The best thing of all was the way she treated her husband.”

ON WHETHER SHE WOULD HAVE LEFT BILL AFTER HIS ESCAPADES:

“Well, I wouldn’t have. Hillary was married to the president. Walking out on him when he’s stupid would’ve shown weakness and self-centeredness. She saved him, her self-respect, and her daughter. She didn’t cut the family asunder. As a result, she gained his respect forever.”

ON WHETHER SHE WILL WRITE AUTOBIOGRAPHY:

“Of course. I have my title and everything. I’ve led such an interesting and complicated life that it’s getting to be time to record it.”

Love.this.bitch. That is all.

SWAG GIVEAWAY: Mother’s Day Movie Night

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We think that most can agree… Moms are the best – and they do a lot for us! Now it’s time to return the favor and celebrate this Mother’s Day by giving mom the movie night she deserves! Celebrate Sunday, May 12th in the best way possible by spending quality time with your family and watch one of YOUR favorite classic films! Watching a classic flick together tells the story of a different time and place, and is the perfect opportunity to catch up and share stories with your family… tell them something that they never knew about Mom!

WHAT YOU GET (one of the following):
– A Star is Born (1976) (Blu-ray)
– Cabaret (1972) (Blu-ray)

So how do you win? Well, we are testing your knowledge with the Guess-the-Scene Game! – How well do you know the silver screen’s most famous love stories and sing-a-longs? Play the Guess-the-Scene game to test your knowledge on the world’s greatest films! The quicker you pick, the more points you score. Ready? Action!

Post your results from the Guess-the-Scene Game. Share your score and we will draw a winner at random by May 10th! Good luck!

Victoria’s Secret Responds To Kylie Bisutti’s Trashy Claims

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Model Kylie Bisutti has been in the public eye as of late trashing Victoria’s Secret for making her feel like a piece of meat when she worked for the lingerie giant as an Angel (as she says). She went from modeling panties and push up bras to becoming a devout Christian with a “tell-all” book that she uses to talk about her experience as a lingerie model.

She was quoted as saying, “I was being paid to strip down and pose provocatively to titillate men. It wasn’t about modeling clothes anymore; I felt like a piece of meat.”

In her book she also talks about her issues with eating disorders and being insecure. She went onto add, “The curves that made me ‘too fat’ by runway standards were perfect for Victoria’s Secret. And even though I was only 19, a newlywed and growing in my relationship to God, I didn’t think twice about strutting my stuff in skimpy bikinis and underwear in the TV contest.”

She claims she also beat out 10,000 other models in the 2009 Victoria’s Secret Angel Search competition, which landed her a one-time walk in the 2009 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

“During the Angel competition, I was encouraged to play down my marriage to Mike, because I was supposed to be flirting with everyone all the time. A lot of models don’t talk about their relationships unless they’re married to a celebrity, like Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom, which is more of a draw to the brand,” she said.

After these claims, Victoria’s Secret is firing back!

Victoria’s Secret told Celebrity VIP Lounge in a statement, “Ms. Bisutti has made numerous fabrications and misstatements of fact regarding her brief association with Victoria’s Secret. In 2009, Ms. Bisutti won an online amateur modeling competition and hasn’t worked for us since that year. The prize for the winning contestant was the unique opportunity to a one-time walk in the 2009 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Ms. Bisutti also participated in a swim photo shoot in 2009. That was the extent of Ms. Bisutti’s involvement with Victoria’s Secret. She was never a Victoria’s Secret “Angel” as defined by the terms of our Angel model contract. And contrary to Ms. Bisutti’s claims, she was never offered any subsequent modeling contracts or opportunities with Victoria’s Secret despite her multiple appeals for further work. She has repeatedly fabricated her work experience with Victoria’s Secret – including a relationship that simply did not exist.”

Oh snap! So who do you believe? Is Ms. Bisutti just trying to use this moment as her 15 minutes or is Victoria’s Secret exactly what she says they are?

Celebrity Birthdays April 27th 2013: Patrick Stump is 29

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Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy is 29.

Anouk Aimee is 81.

Casey Kasem is 81.

Judy Carne is 74.

Cuba Gooding of the Main Ingredient is 69.

Ann Peebles is 66.

Kate Pierson of The B-52’s is 65.

Ace Frehley (Kiss) is 62.

Sheena Easton is 54.

Jim James of My Morning Jacket is 35.

Actress Ari Graynor (“Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist”) is 30.

Justin Bieber and Selena Are Together: He Gets Another Tattoo

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Well, apparently Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez ARE back together, if not only for the nookie (because if the Biebs is anything like Fred Durst, we all can take that cookie and stick it you know where), for the company.

In a photo posted via Instagram, the Biebs made it known to the world that he and Selena are at least hittin’ it. The photo shows Justin shirtless with Selena hugging him from behind along with the following telling caption: “‘You’ve been makin music for too long babe come cuddle’ — her.”

He’s got it bad for her (and probably other chicks too) and for now, he’s loving Selena’s company (and well, quite frankly…she was his first).

In an effort to show his undying love for the singer slash actress, the Biebs is rumored to have gotten some permanent ink of his ex (?) girlfriend on his skin. According to our friends at Bohomoth, Bieber got a tat of Selena rocking an awkward big bosom-ed cleavage.

What do you think of these two back together?

Check out Bieber’s new tattoo of Selena here.

Mariah Carey To Kick Off Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series

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It’s official, my girl MC is going to be promoting her new music hard and it all starts next month when she kicks off the Good Morning America’s summer concert series in New York City’s Central Park. Yeah. Can. Not. Wait.

Each Friday throughout the summer, “GMA” will be featuring a big music name performing for free in Central Park. Let me just say I may have to take up residence for the summer up at GMA.

This year’s lineup includes some big names including Neyo, John Legend, Pitbull, Alicia Keys and more.

Check out the full list and dates of their appearances below!

May 24 — Mariah Carey
May 31– Pitbull
June 7 — Little Mix and Emblem3
June 14 — Carly Rae Jepsen
June 21 — John Legend
June 28 — Demi Lovato
July 5 — Imagine Dragons
July 12 — OneRepublic
July 19 — Jennifer Lopez
July 26 — Selena Gomez
August 2 — Ne-Yo
August 9 — Kenny Chesney
August 16 — Macklemore & Lewis
August 23 — The Wanted
August 30 — Alicia Keys

Who are you most excited to take the GMA summer stage?

Who Will Be The Next Face of Bingo?

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Celebrity endorsements are a tried and tested way to stand out from the crowd, and a great way for celebs to boost their profile. Celebs have put their face and their name on everything from designer perfume to condoms and marker pens, so it’s unsurprising that online bingo sites have jumped on the idea of using the star power of their chosen celebrities to persuade us to play their games.

Foxy Bingo has had a string of celebrity endorsements since they first appointed Katie Price in 2006. The ex-glamour model may be a controversial figure, but she has proved herself to be a savvy businesswoman – which may be why Foxy Bingo chose her as the face of the brand. Stacey Solomon was their next choice, winning ‘Foxy’s Celebrity Mum of the Year’ – although this was quickly pulled after photographs showing her smoking whilst pregnant were published. The TOWIE lot have been known to head to the bingo for a night out with the girls, so it was unsurprising that Foxy Bingo looked to the glam girls of ITV’s hit reality show as a replacement; both Lauren Goodger and Lucy Mecklenburgh have been involved with the brand’s advertising campaigns.

After years of serving at the Queen Vic, ex-Eastenders actress Barbara Windsor finally stepped into a royal role; in 2010 she was hired by Jackpot Joy as the ‘Queen of Bingo’. The appointment raised a few eyebrows, but has been a successful partnership for both Babs and Jackpot Joy. A slightly stranger pairing occurred when Vic Reeves was chosen as the frontman for 888Ladies, but the advert in which Vic dresses in full make-up and women’s clothes in order to play on 888Ladies is definitely a memorable one!

Gala Bingo, however, has had the most star-studded endorsements of the bunch – Sharon Osbourne has featured in a one-off advert for the brand and after the site’s revamp, Peter Andre became the face of their new look; starring in a variety of videos explaining the new features and giving users a chance to meet him in an exclusive competition. Not only that, but David Hasselhoff has his own Hoff-themed bingo game on the site – surely one to top if any other bingo sites want to consider their own celebrity endorsements.

So who’s next in line to be the face of bingo? Our money is on Tulisa or Michelle Heaton – but we’d absolutely love to see Victoria Beckham or Kate Middleton confess a secret love for bingo! What do you think?

Celebrity Birthdays April 26th 2013: T-Boz is 43

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T-Boz of TLC is 43.

Carol Burnett is 80.

Bobby Rydell is 71.

Gary Wright is 70.

Giancarlo Esposito (“Breaking Bad”) is 55.

Roger Taylor of Duran Duran is 53.

Jet Li is 50.

Kevin James (“The King of Queens”) is 48.

Tom Welling (“Smallville”) is 36.

Jordana Brewster (“The Fast and The Furious”) is 33.

Channing Tatum (“Step Up”) is 33.

Nicki Minaj, The Other Woman?

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Nicki Minaj (hopefully) will now be moving into movies and away from music and possibly American Idol as she delves into the movie industry (or at least that is what I’m hoping). Actually what I am really hoping is she joins the circus but that’s a whole ‘nother blog post.

Instead, what we do know is that Miss Minaj has joined the cast of “The Other Woman”, which is a Cassavetes-directed comedy starring Cameron Diaz. Diaz plays the a woman who finds out that she is “the other woman” in an affair. Minaj teams up with the wife (Leslie Mann) to get revenge on the cheater, being played by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

Minaj’s character?

Well, she will will play Diaz’s opinionated assistant at a law firm, a woman on her own third marriage.

“The Other Woman” begins shooting in late spring/early summer in New York. So you can you bet your booty you will be seeing fun little twitter photos of Minaj while she strolls around on set.

You better be ready for those googly eyes to hit your screen! Minaj is ready for that Oscar, yo.