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- 11/17/15--08:24: Cara Delevingne Makes an Insane Amount of Money Per Day
- 11/17/15--08:51: 'PEOPLE' May Finally Give Ryan Gosling the "Sexiest Man Alive" Award
- 11/17/15--09:43: Essena O'Neill Opens Up About Staying Skinny in New Video
- 11/17/15--10:18: Are Tyga and Kylie Jenner Already Talking Marriage?
- 11/17/15--10:19: Liam Hemsworth Did the Sweetest Thing Ever for Jennifer Lawrence
- 11/17/15--10:32: Kim Kardashian Might Need a Hysterectomy After She Has Her Son
- 11/17/15--13:14: Zayn Malik on Perrie Edwards Breakup: 'I Love Her and I Always Will'
- 11/17/15--14:42: Justin Bieber Writes Touching Message to Friend Killed in Paris
- 11/19/15--03:18: This One Direction Superfan Can't Stop Hugging Harry
- 11/19/15--03:59: Here's What the One Direction Guys Are Looking For In a Girlfriend
- 11/19/15--04:29: Khloe Kardashian: 'I Was Told That Lamar Had Four Hours to Live'
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Septum rings have officially fully saturated the mainstream. And if you ask the internet, they've got some pretty harsh words on the subject. Actually you don't have to ask them, they'll tell you their opinions unsolicited.
Septum rings were made a basic bitch feature in about a month..- Kali Morgann (@KaliMorgann) July 20, 2015
You basic bitches played tf out this bullshit septum ring. See a new bitch post a pic w 1 every damn day pic.twitter.com/SJlCrW7cSJ- Selena DROmez (@gabelovesasians) June 7, 2015
On to the next one, we guess. The next piercing trend doesn't travel far from the septum ring, but it's not something we've seen much of before, and it's a little more subtle (grandma won't even see it if you keep your mouth closed!).
Oh good, Jess got a septum ring so even strangers can tell she's basic. #MiCLA- Philip Ellis (@Philip_Ellis) August 24, 2015
Allure.com spoke with J. Colby Smith, New York City piercing artist, and he dropped some knowledge on what's next in skin embellishment trends: the smiley piercing.
Will you be hopping on the next piercing train or are you afraid it's going to become "basic" faster than you can say "pumpkin spice"?
"It's along the inside of your mouth-the inside of your top lip, where there's a little web," J. Colby told Allure. "I put a delicate rose-gold or yellow-gold ring there. It's been around forever, but I've been doing at least a few of those a day lately. When you smile, it crosses your two front teeth, and it's unexpected."
Nose + Medusa +Smiley❤️ #piercing #piercings #dermal #microdermal #septum #labret #septumpiercing #labretpiercing #tragus #industrial #industrialpiercing #tatoo #tatoos #ink #inked #rookpiercing #nosepiercing #lippiercing #navelpiercing #art #smileypiercing #medusapiercing #monroepiercing #helix #helixpiercing #diath #monroe #medusa
Are you kinda freaked out? So are we.
It seems that Lush has done the previously unthinkable: Made a body wash that resembles Kris Kringle's cookie-fed physique. Why of all things you would choose THAT to lather up with, we couldn't tell you.
Lush calls the mildly creepy glycerin-based, star-speckled product Santa's Belly Shower Jelly, and a 3.5-ounce tub will set you back about $7. It's made with apple and grape juices and a star anise infusion, and is scented like apple.
OK, OK, so it's really just wiggly soap with a clever name, but hey, it caught our attention and obviously, yours too! Someone give the copywriter over at Lush a raise.
To use it, Lush advises you crush it into a shower pouf or just rub directly on your skin or hair (it can function as a shampoo, too). They also suggest you store it in the freezer, just in case looking at it in the shower wasn't enough for your family. Just push it aside on your way to the ice cream, Mom.
If you need a gag gift for a Yankee Swap, White Elephant, Pollyanna or whatever you call your version of that popular gift exchange game, this one would definitely get people talking.
You may think that you have a pretty cushy job, but just a glance at the amount of money this celeb makes per day may make you reconsider your life choices and try your hand at being a model-slash-actress. Cara Delevingne's company Cara & Co. just released the info on how much the company made this year, and not surprisingly, Cara is totally swimming in cash. Guess her bunny will be eating very well in 2016.
Cara & Co. isn't technically a "company." It's really just Cara who is making all the dough, though she directs her paycheck through the company, reportedly so she can avoid the U.K.'s high taxes. And Cara & Co. seems to be working out very well: according to The Daily Mail, Cara raked in roughly $4.5 million dollars this year - which equates to about $13,000 per day. Per. Day. Did I mention the girl is only 23? Deep breath, people. Cara has certainly been super busy this year, which may explain her major pay bump. She starred as the mysterious and elusive Margo in Paper Towns earlier this year, and has appeared in movies like Pan and Tulip Fever. Though she has taken a break from modeling after deciding that it wasn't a healthy path for her, Cara will reveal perhaps her biggest acting challenge to date next year when she stars as a newbie super villain in Suicide Squad. The girl is seriously on top of her game, so it's no wonder the cash is flowing in her direction this year.
Buy some pretty things, donate to some great charities, and keep doing your thing, Cara.
Fact: Ryan Gosling is everyone's favorite imaginary boyfriend. (Heck, why do you think we're always obsessing over those "Hey, Girl" memes?!) Sadly, while RyGos is a total dream boat and our laptop background of choice, he has never once been awarded PEOPLE Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive award. Never. Not once. But maybe he will: rumors are swirling that Ryan will be coined the Sexiest Man Alive in 2015, and it's all thanks to this suspicious Instagram pic.
You know how they say absence makes the heart grow fonder? That may be the case with PEOPLE and our bae Ryan. Ryan has stayed mostly out of the spotlight this year, which makes sense, considering he just had a baby with girlfriend Eva Mendes and definitely seems like he's stay-at-home dad material. His big "I'm back" announcement could very well be the new PEOPLE award - and if you check out the Instagram that the magazine posted earlier today, it definitely seems likely that he's getting it.
Don't those legs just scream Ryan? I'm totally on board with this theory that he's the guy in the white shirt. It's been way too long since we've seen Ry's gorgeous face on the cover of a magazine, and it really should have the appropriate headline over it the next time we see it.
The Sexiest Man Alive will be announced tonight on Jimmy Kimmel Live, which means we have mere hours to wait until we find out if RyGos will be revealed. Fingers crossed, fans!
Charlie Sheen is already losing Hollywood friends. There are reports that Justin Bieber and his team did everything in their power to make sure Justin stayed clear of the actor while they both were visiting the Today Show on Tuesday.
RadarOnline.com is reporting that the Biebs requested to not have a dressing room near Charlie as he made his HIV announcement.
"Justin's team has requested the dressing room away from Charlie," a show insider told Radar. "They want to make sure he's as far away from Charlie as possible."
It was quite the lineup for Today. Justin was scheduled to appear on the morning program before Tuesday, but his appearance got rescheduled due to the terrorist attacks in Paris.
Charlie announced this morning that he has been suffering from HIV for the past four years, and he's currently facing multiple accusations that he hid his status from sex partners with whom he often didn't wear protection. Now, "Justin wants nothing to do with Charlie," the source added.
All of this comes after Charlie paid for the funeral of the paparazzo killed chasing Justin in Los Angeles a few years ago, and after Bieber called Charlie one of the most influential people ever.
A couple of weeks ago, former Instagram star Essena O'Neill made headlines for quitting social media, calling out the fact that much of it wasn't real. She has since quit Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube and Snapchat, using her new website, Let's Be Game Changers, and Vimeo channel to spread her message.
One of her more recent videos outlines the super unhealthy habits she adopted to remain a "fitspiration" to her followers, reports Refinery29.
In the video, Essena posts a series of three images with a tanned, toned belly, perky breasts and very little body fat. "Strong to me at that time meant skipping meals, it meant eating as less as I could, it meant I saw food as like an addiction," Essena says in the video.
Essena says that people told her they looked up to her as fitness inspiration, but she was only perpetuating those same misguided expectations.
"I can't say I'm an inspiration for meeting society's impossible standards for women," Essena says. "That is not inspirational."
At the end of the video, Essena reveals she is now eating a high-calorie vegan diet. We hope she's feeling stronger and happier - and hopefully as a result of Essena's message, people will stop holding themselves to unattainable body image ideals.
There were marriage rumors surrounding Kylie Jenner and Tyga since before they even went public as a couple, so it's no surprise that the rumors would resurface now that the pair have made it "official."
As it turns out, this time the rumors aren't completely unfounded. A source tells E! News that Kylie and Tyga HAVE talked about marriage, just not about doing it anytime in the near future - remember Kylie is only 18 and Tyga has a child (with Blac Chyna) so if they got married, it would affect more than just them.
"Tyga wants to marry Kylie eventually," a source tells the site. "They discussed it later down the line once Kylie gets a bit older. They are in a very happy place. Tyga and Kylie are in a really great place in their relationship. They are really in love. Tyga would do anything for Kylie."
"He thinks she is the most beautiful lady in the world and always tells her that," E!'s source continued. "Tyga spends lots of time at Kylie's new home. Their favorite thing to do with each other is just laugh, watch a movie, cook some food and just chill out. They are both very low key people in their environment. Tyga is super close with Kylie's family and loves hanging with them."
Sounds like things are going pretty well!
Liam Hemsworth is a man who knows the way to our hearts.
During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live Monday night, the Hunger Games star dished on a recent trip the Hunger Games crew took to Beijing for the premiere of Mockingjay: Part 2 and a sweet favor he did for his costar Jennifer Lawrence.
While he was talking about what went down in Beijing, Jimmy pulled out a photo of Liam standing on the Great Wall wearing a panda hat, smiling and carrying a purse (yup, a purse). Josh Hutcherson was standing next to him in the shot rocking a panda hat as well, sans handbag.
As for why Liam had a purse on his arm, the actor said, "Jen didn't want to carry her handbag anymore, which is like Jen," he said with a laugh. "So I carried her handbag. I figure it added to the whole picture of the Great Wall."
It's not clear if Jen rocked a panda hat with the guys on their trip (although we could totally see her doing it), but it was clear Liam and Josh couldn't resist picking one up when they first saw them near the tourist attraction. "At the bottom of the hill, there was a small street. It's very cold there and they had these panda hats that keep you warm," Liam said with a laugh. "So, we got a couple of those."
Liam said it was the first time he had ever been to China and the trip was only 24 hours long. They certainly made the most of it.
Kim Kardashian had complications in her first pregnancy that caused her to have daughter North West six weeks early. Following the delivery of baby North, she suffered from placenta accreta, where her placenta stayed attached inside her uterus. As a result, she had to undergo what she describes as the "most painful experience of my life" as the doctor scraped it out by hand.
Due to her complicated medical situation, Kim had a very difficult time even getting pregnant with her second child and now that she is expecting, it's obviously a high-risk pregnancy.
In a new blog post on her website and app, entitled "From the Desk of High-Risk Pregnancy," Kim explained how she's getting very anxious about her delivery for those reasons. "With the issues I had last time, my risk of having preclampsia and placenta acreeta are increased and there's not a whole lot I can do to prevent it, so my anxiety is a little high leading up to my delivery," she wrote.
She also explained that there is a small chance she'll have to undergo a hysterectomy after delivery. "In a very rare case, I might need a hysterectomy after delivery if my condition is severe enough, but luckily my doctor doesn't think this will happen."
Kim's son is due sometime around Christmas, but since she had North so early, she admits that it could be any day now!
Kylie Jenner sees all the same rumors about herself that we do and while she chooses to stay silent most of the time, she is opening up about her feelings on dating and relationships, in a general sense.
In a blog post on her website and app, entitled "What I Really Think About Relationships," Kylie got candid about monogamy and why she chooses to keep some details - like the ones about her love life - private.
"I'm not afraid to show who I'm dating, but I'm also not about to talk about every little detail of my relationship," she writes. "Everyone who knows me, knows I've always been a relationship girl. I've never believed in the idea of casual dating or being with two people at once. I feel like I only have room for one person in my heart and I want to give whoever I'm with all the attention they deserve."
Fortunately, Kylie knows what's true and what isn't and those close to her do, too. At the end of the day, that's all that really matters!
Zayn Malik is finally ready to talk about his split from Perrie Edwards and wants to set the record straight on one rumor, telling The Fader magazine that he didn't break up with her via text message.
Also? He's got a couple of things to say about those cheating rumors.
Zayn tells Fader that the cheating buzz didn't have anything to do with leaving One Direction, giving this insight into the situation: "The two things never really coincided in my mind. Obviously, publicly, that's the way it worked, because it worked well for the purpose. Them two stories looked good together side by side. Stories came out because we were in Thailand, and we were out and about... It was just at a peak where the fame was intrusive and invasive."
He added: "It wasn't because of that that I left - that was just a contributing factor to everything. I'd already made my mind up before that."
As for that text breakup nonsense, he is very clear about the situation and admits he still has love for Perrie: "I have more respect for Perrie than to end anything over text message. I love her a lot, and I always will, and I would never end our relationship over four years like that."
Zayn cleared things up without revealing too much, saying: "She knows that, I know that, and the public should know that as well. I don't want to explain why or what I did, I just want the public to know I didn't do that."
We're glad Zayn is finally getting some things off of his chest.
Harry Styles is never going to admit that "Perfect" is all about Taylor Swift, but c'mon, we know it totally is, right? No worries...while he's said a number of times that the lyrics are up for individual interpretation, some people have gone to town dissecting all of the Made In The A.M. songs and uncovered a lot more Taylor references.
We have to say some of the lyrics line up pretty well as a response to all those songs about Harry on Tay's album 1989, but there's a lot of crazy reaching going on too.
Also? Harry didn't write every song on the album, so why would the other guys reference his ex-girlfriend?
Shrug. Half the fun is picking these things apart and speculating.
We don't have to rehash the similarities about "Perfect" and Taylor's "Style" (you can check out the mashup, music video comparison, and James Corden's teasing), but here's a new one: someone noticed that both "Perfect" and Taylor's "Style" are the exact same length! Hmm.
Then there's 1D's "End of the Day," which references a hospital visit ("Sure the night was over, I said it's forever, twenty minutes later wound up in the hospital"), which lines up a bit with "Out of the Woods" and that snowmobile ride that ended with "20 stitches in the hospital room."
Looking at One Direction's "What a Feeling" vs. Taylor's "Blank Space," there's a whole King/Queen mention that maybe (or maybe not) saying something:
One Direction's "Olivia" includes the lyrics: "Remember the day when we've given up, when you told me I didn't give you enough" and "I get the feeling you're walking out."
Compare that to Taylor's "Out of the Woods": "Remember when we couldn't take the heat, I walked out and said 'I'm setting you free.'"
Oh, and Taylor has a cat named Olivia. So...
Yeah. That's a major stretch, we think.
Justin Bieber just lost a friend. The Biebs took to his social media accounts to pay tribute to Thomas Ayad, a Universal Music Group executive killed in the terror attacks at the Bataclan theatre in Paris on Friday.
"Still thinking about Paris and my friend Thomas that we lost in the tragedy," Bieber wrote on Monday.
Thomas was named as one of 89 individuals killed in a mass shooting at the Eagles of Death Metal concert on Friday, the same day that Bieber released his new album, Purpose.
While some artists canceled showed after the attacks, Bieber did choose to continue on with his own album launch show at Staples Center in L.A.. He broke down in tears on-stage.
"Through all the pain and all the darkness, God, you still shine your light, God," he said in a prayer during the show. Watch the video of his emotional speech, below.
Take notes, everyone! Bobby Wesson didn't know that his Facebook post, a love letter to his wife would go viral, be liked by almost 500,000 people (and counting), and shared over 130,000 times. But on Nov. 7, the dad in Alabama took a picture of his sleeping wife.
Reyna Wesson was cuddled up with their young son, Deacon, before she had to get up and go to work.This was Bobby's love letter to his superhero wife and it's pretty much the sweetest thing we've ever read:
"This is my wife taking a nap. In an hour she will wake up, put on her scrubs and get ready for work. The tools and items she needs to perform her job will be gathered and checked meticulously - her hair and makeup will be done quickly. She will complain that she looks awful. I will disagree, emphatically, and get her a cup of coffee. She will sit on the couch with her legs crossed under her and try to drink it while happily playing with the toddler that's crawling all over her. She will occasionally stare off blankly as we talk; silently steeling herself for the coming shift. She thinks I don't notice. She will kiss the baby, she will kiss me and she will leave to go take care of people that are having the worst day of their entire lives. Car wrecks, gunshot wounds, explosions, burns and breaks - professionals, poor, pastors, addicts and prostitutes - mothers, fathers, sons, daughters and families - it doesn't matter who you are or what happened to you. She will take care of you. She will come home 14 hours later and remove shoes that have walked through blood, bile, tears and fire from aching feet and leave them outside. Sometimes she will not want to talk about it. Sometimes she can't wait to talk about it. Sometimes she will laugh until she cries and sometimes she will just cry - but regardless of those sometimes she will be on time for her next shift. My wife is a nurse. My wife is a hero."
Srsly. There needs to be way more men out there like him.
As always, there was a lot of mania surrounding One Direction's appearance and performance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. The guys played a super revealing game of "Never Have I Ever," Rebel Wilson stopped by for a fangirl moment, and the guys surprised a fan with tickets.
The fandom seemed a bit too focused on Rebel's overly affectionate hug with Harry Styles at the end of the clip though - as she even climbed ON TOP of Harry. While the fans were losing it over Rebel's bold move, she put all the freak outs to rest when she assured fans it was set up in advance and that she didn't, in fact, touch "bits" with Harry.
There was another girl who got tickets to a One Direction show and she legit went bonkers over meeting the guys, giving them each a hug and lingering oh...we don't know...a crazy long time on Harry, touching his face and planting a kiss on his cheek that seemed to last forever.
@luredharry yes they all knew. Harry & I hugged backstage after. Seriously 100% professional cross-promotion..no 'bits' ever touched x- Rebel Wilson (@RebelWilson) November 18, 2015
She squeezed in next to Harry on the couch and he jokingly tried to put a little distance between himself and the girl - but ultimately ended up pulling her in for another hug.
Yeah, we're jealous too.
Five years of interviews and the One Direction guys are still asked about what they're looking for in a girl. Their answers to this question are, as always, pretty grounded and real. They just want a gf that's nice. And funny. And cute.
In a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, the guys were asked about the qualities of an ideal girlfriend, with Harry Styles saying he'd like "Someone who's nice, with a good sense of humor," explaining that 'nice' "comes in many different forms."
Louis Tomlinson is looking for the same qualities, with Niall Horan adding he'd like "someone caring, someone cute, someone with a good sense of humor, 'cause I don't like being boring."
So...where do we sign up?
Khloe Kardashian has been dealing with a lot lately. Just as she was getting ready to go on her book tour, her estranged husband Lamar Odom ended up in the hospital after being found unconscious at a Nevada brothel.
In an new interview on the TODAY show, Khloe opens up about the moment she got that phone call and how difficult it was having to make life or death medical decisions for someone she cares so deeply about.
"They told me that he had four hours - it's a horrible call to get. It's terrifying," she told them. "You have to make risk and reward decisions - like 'there is an 80% chance if we do this operation, he might pass away, but also if we don't do it, there is a 90% chance he'll pass away.' Just having to make these executive decisions is really hard on anybody."
She describes it as one of the 'most emotionally stressful times' ever in her life, which is completely understandable.
As for his current status, Khloe says that every day is different. "He's OK," she said. "He is learning how to walk again and how to do therapy and speech therapy. They think that within a year and a half to two years that mentally he might be fully recovered, but they don't know."
Also in the interview, Khloe opened up about Caitlyn Jenner's transition and why it seemed like she took it so hard. "When he did finally say it to us, we did feel like we were the last to know when we find out on camera for the first time," she revealed. "Your emotions are real and raw and I can't apologize for them."
While she admits that she probably took it the hardest of anyone in the family - at least outwardly - she says that now she's totally fine with it and she's thrilled to see how happy Caitlyn is.
As a beauty junkie, I am always searching for new products to use and ways to make my face look as #flawless as possible. I'm constantly perusing the Sephora aisles for the best concealer, and endlessly watching YouTube tutorials on how to perfect my contour skills. Trust me, I'm taking it all in.
My best girlfriends, whether I know them IRL or they're besties in my head - hey Zoe Kravitz! - are always giving me major beauty inspo. The bigger the wing, the better the look, or conceal till your heart's desire. What else could a beauty obsessed gal like myself ask for?
Well, recently I was given some unsolicited beauty advice from a male friend. Before I could respond to his unwanted tip, I started thinking, what other "advice" men have for women regarding our carefully thought out beauty regimens. Not that their opinions matter to me (honestly, they don't), I thought I'd ask a few of my close guy friends their thoughts on the matter. This is what they had to say.
Nails"They should be clean. Oh, and please keep them short so they won't scratch me up every time you touch me."
Seriously!?! Having clean nails is a no-brainer, but what about my intricate nail art and carefully thought-out lacquer color? Unpolished, short nails are just not fun, fellas. I'll be keeping my biweekly appointments with my nail technician. Why? Because I do it for me to look at, not for you.
Lips"I hate kissing girls with lipstick. You really don't need it anyways. Chapstick will do just fine."
Good thing you're not kissing me! What would I do without my vast collection of MAC lippies? I'm obsessed with lipsticks, especially bold hues. My babies aren't going anywhere.
Face"Stop painting on a new face."
Agreed. Less can certainly be more. It shouldn't look like you are hiding your physical traits. Instead, makeup should be used to enhance your natural beauty. There's nothing sexier than the no makeup trend that's blowing up. Cake face is never ideal.
Scent"I love it when I'm close to a girl and can smell her perfume, but I shouldn't smell a garden when you walk by."
James Corden and Justin Bieber need their own show together. Srsly. The Late Late Show host and the singer made everyone LOL again thanks to a Carpool Karaoke 2.0.
James and the Biebs hilariously got their "Never Say Never" and "What Do You Mean?" on during their segment. They became real bros, discussing possible nicknames for the late-night host's fans ("the Corlievers"), those infamous d-pics and Bieber's ahem, shrinkage, and even ducked paparazzi.
The best part was when the pair hit a boutique up where they selected each other's swag. "I am a father of two, does this say, 'Father of two?'" the host asked the Biebs, as he modeled ridiculous get up.
"It says, 'I'm a little lost as an adult,'" Bieber cracked.
The pair were met by a swarm of paparazzi and fans outside the shop. While James freaked, Bieber bravely shrouded the host's face, led him safely to the car and screamed, "This is life in a fishbowl, dude. Stop, stop, stop, stop taking his photo! He has to live like this!"
Safely back in the car, the guys closed out their trip with a medley for the ages: Kanye West's "Stronger," Alanis Morissette's "Ironic" and "Sorry," the pop star's latest smash. Watch their cray cray-ness, below.
Why do smartwatches have to resemble a tiny computer on your wrist? For those of us as obsessed with fashion as the newest tech, we want our wearables to look, well, wearable.
As reported by The New York Times, two-year-old wearable tech startup Caeden began taking orders for its first smart bracelet, called the Sona, on Tuesday. Caeden, which also makes pretty headphones (both wireless and standard) and earbuds in its Linea line, thinks it's solved the whole "ugly tech" problem, and it's true that you can't tell this bracelet is smart by just looking at it (proof you should never judge a book by its cover!). The founders of Caeden, David Watkins and Nora Levinson, have worked together at other tech brands like Jawbone, Skullcandy and Incase.
The smart jewelry trend is not new - just look at Ringly - but sometimes, styles like the MICA, Intel's collab with Opening Ceremony, can cost you a pretty penny (a pretty penny that we personally don't have). What impresses us most about the Sona one is how it combines the best of three different kinds of gadgets into one unassuming bracelet (available in white/rose gold, black/yellow gold and black/gunmetal) for under $200.
The real-leather bracelet provides call and text vibrating notifications, in addition to an advanced heart rate monitor - this means in addition to just tracking your steps, distance and calories burned, the Sona can tell how your heart rate is responding to activity. Finally, guided breathing meditation sessions help "train your resilience to mental and physical stress." Umm, need that.
If you preorder the Sona before December 1, you can get it for $129, compared to the regular retail price of $199. The bracelets are expected ship between April 1 and June 1 of next year.
Finally, fashion and tech are happily married in a multipurpose wearable for those of us who aren't stinkin' rich.