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Clint Eastwood’s “secret daughter” photographed for the first time with her seven siblings

<p>Whispers of Clint Eastwood having an eighth child who he gave up for adoption before he became a household name have been going around for years.</p> <p>And on Monday night, the rumour was confirmed as all of Clint’s children, including his mysterious first born, came to support their father for the premiere of his movie<span> </span><em>The Mule</em>.</p> <p>Clint has eight children from six different women, two of which are his ex-wives.</p> <p>His unknown daughter goes by name of Laurie Eastwood and is Clint’s firstborn. She was photographed with her seven siblings whilst attending the event.</p> <p>Clint, 88, was spotted having a drink with Laurie as the two were engulfed in a conversation at the Regency Village Theatre in Los Angeles.</p> <p>Taking to Instagram, Clint’s youngest offspring, Morgan Eastwood, 22, confirmed the news as she posted a photo of all the siblings together and captioned it: “SO RARE for all 8 Eastwood siblings to be in one room!!!”</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BrPa_rUHkte/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BrPa_rUHkte/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">All 8 of us together 🖤 love my brothers and sisters so much</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/francescaeastwood/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Francesca Eastwood</a> (@francescaeastwood) on Dec 11, 2018 at 12:50am PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Clint’s daughter, Alison Eastwood, with first wife Maggie Johnson, also shared a happy snap of the reunion to her own Instagram.</p> <p>“I’m not sure there has ever been a picture of all 8 kids together but here it is,” she wrote.</p> <p>It is assumed that Laurie was born during Clint’s secret affair with a woman in Seattle, during his engagement to Maggie in 1953.</p> <p>Patrick McGilligan, Clint’s biographer, had previously spoken about the existence of Laurie, and claimed the Hollywood star was in a serious relationship with her mother.</p> <p>“Clint has a way of bringing his progeny – his big extended family – together and he’s been doing this for a long time,” McGilligan told the<span> </span><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-6484713/Clint-Eastwood-pictured-time-secret-daughter-Laurie.html" target="_blank"><em>Daily Mail</em></a>.</p> <p>“One of the things that’s interesting about him is that, after a certain point in time, they were no longer hidden from the public view. He, in various ways, tried to be a father to them.”</p> <p>“He seems to be very comfortable with it, and I think to some extent that’s admirable.”</p> <p>Also attending the premiere was Maggie, who was married to Clint from 1953 to 1984.</p> <p>Clint is currently dating 55-year-old Christina Sandera, who is 33 years younger than him. She accompanied the film maker to the premiere to show her support.</p> <p>Clint has a total of eight children, including Laurie, Alison, Kyle Eastwood, Kimber Tunis, Jacelyn Reeves, Scott Eastwood and Kathryn Reeves, with the youngest being Morgan. </p>

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The truth about Hollywood’s strangest marriage

<p>Although Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have succeeded in having one of Hollywood’s longest marriages at 18 years together, their relationship hasn’t come without pain and heartache.</p> <p>During their almost two decade marriage, the stars have made it through a cancer diagnosis, mental health battles and sexual assault allegations from one of Douglas’ former employees.</p> <p>The couple, who share the same birthday and have a 25-year age gap, decided to move to Bermuda after they tied the knot on November 18, 2000.</p> <p>The couple’s family also moved to the island and Douglas said he found “real solace” away from the public eye.</p> <p>However, when the couple moved back to the USA in 2009, the family were hounded by paparazzi.</p> <p>In an interview last year, their daughter Carys Zeta Douglas said: “I thought my dad was a pancake maker.</p> <p>“I didn’t know he was an actor. Honestly.”</p> <p>When she was just a young girl, Carys was exposed to flashing cameras in her face because of her famous parents.</p> <p>“I used to get really upset. They (photographers) would jump on the subway and sit right in front of me. I was, like, six. I was confused,” Carys said.</p> <p>In 2010, the family were rocked by Douglas’ cancer diagnosis, with Catherine dropping everything to support him.</p> <p>Douglas confirmed the diagnosis during an interview on the David Letterman show, speaking honestly about his health.</p> <p>“He’s a very matter-of-fact person,” Zeta-Jones said of the way her husband discussed his cancer diagnosis.</p> <p>“Once he was diagnosed he was like, ‘Okay, what do I do?’ He basically wanted that thing out of his body so he just blitzed the b**tard. It was very intensive … but he still retained his sense of humour.”</p> <p>Douglas endured chemotherapy and lost 13.5kg in the process.</p> <p>During his illness, his actress wife suffered with the extreme stress of her circumstances.</p> <p>“When you get sideswiped like that (by your husband’s illness), it’s an obvious trigger for your balance to be a little bit off – not sleeping, worry, stress,” she said in 2013.</p> <p>“It’s a classic trigger.”</p> <p>When Douglas was declared cancer free later that year, Zeta-Jones was admitted to a psychiatric facility.</p> <p>The actress was believed to be suffering from depression caused by the stress of the cancer.</p> <p>She was diagnosed with Bipolar II, a less severe form of Bipolar disorder.</p> <p>Those who suffer from Bipolar II don’t generally experience the more intense symptoms of Bipolar, including hallucinations and violent episodes.</p> <p>The different emotional states can be managed when treatment is sought through therapy and medication.</p> <p>“I hope fellow sufferers will know it’s completely controllable,” she said in an interview the following year. </p> <p>“I hope I can help remove any stigma attached to it,” Zeta-Jones reiterated.</p> <p>In 2013, she was admitted to hospital once again to receive treatment for her disorder and four months later, the couple separated without getting a divorce.</p> <p>During their break, Douglas said: “I’m crazy about her … I think every couple has their difficult times. The only problem is, as you well know, we’re all in the public eye and it tends to get a little more exposed than most.”</p> <p>After less than a year apart, it was reported that the couple were back together and had moved into a New York city apartment together.</p> <p>“It’s a long road, and I think people today are so quick to throw in the towel on marriage. You have to give it your best shot and not give up when the first problem arises, because that won’t be the last problem.” Zeta-Jones told <em style="font-weight: inherit;">Good Housekeeping</em> in 2016.</p> <p>Douglas agreed, saying: “It took work on both our parts. I don’t think there’s much chance of fixing a relationship if one of you is already out the door.”</p> <p>Zeta-Jones has also responded to the sexual allegations made by a former employee of Douglas.</p> <p>His accuser, Susan Braudy, said she was subject to inappropriate conduct, constant sexually charged conversations and he once masturbated to the point of ejaculation.</p> <p>Speaking to <em style="font-weight: inherit;">The Sunday Times</em>, Zeta-Jones said: “This woman came out of nowhere and accused my husband.</p> <p>“I had a very big conversation with him, with the kids in the room, and said, ‘Do you understand if more comes out …’”</p> <p>“My children and I were profoundly devastated by those allegations. And I was torn about where my absolute morals lie.”</p> <p>But Zeta-Jones ultimately stuck by her man, who assured her “that there is no story here and that time will tell".</p> <p>“And, of course, it did.”</p>

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Olivia Newton-John reveals why she couldn't date John Travolta during Grease

<p>It seems almost inevitable these days for co-stars who play lovers on-screen to then translate that romantic relationship to real life. But despite Hollywood having countless celebrity couples who fell in love during filming, Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta were never one of them.</p> <p>Once the popular musical <em>Grease</em> was released, fans of the movie were desperate to see Olivia and John together but the two of them preferred to keep their relationship with each other strictly platonic, with Olivia describing her love for John as “sisterly”.</p> <p>Now, speaking on Mamamia's <em>No Filter</em> podcast, the actress shared the exact reason as to why the two never ended up dating, and why it was beneficial for the both of them.</p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height:334.2729393468118px;" src="/media/7822203/gettyimages-130588961.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/0a2c4141e6214628aeecc507483804f4" /></p> <p>“We were both with other people when we were filming, and I think, respectfully, it just didn’t happen,” said Olivia, who played Sandy in the film.</p> <p>“I think it was good, because I think it kept the tension there and the chemistry. It might have been a real disaster had we decided to date, or we had a falling out or something. So, I think it was just as well that it didn’t happen. But we’re still great friends.”</p> <p>Olivia, who was 28 when she played the iconic role of Sandy, shared in her book<em> Don’t Stop Believin’</em> that she believed “Sandy was someone else’s role” and she was close to passing it off.</p> <p>But it was John who convinced her to give it a chance, as he told her: “There was only one person on this planet I could see as Sandy, and that person was Olivia Newton-John. I told the producers.”</p> <p>That’s all it took for Olivia to sign herself up and the rest is history, with the 1978 film being a smash hit and still one of the most popular musicals today.</p>

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Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban's recent “nightmare patch" in marriage

<p>Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban have what many consider the pinnacle of a happy and healthy marriage, but Nicole recently admitted that the pair went through a “nightmare patch” in their 13-year marriage.</p> <p>Appearing on UK talk show, <em>The Graham Norton Show</em>, Nicole said it was her role in the dark film <em>The Destroyer</em> that caused a rift between the couple.</p> <p>“My husband was like, ‘When is this going to end?’ As an actor, you take on things and some you can shed and walk away from and others you can’t,” she said.</p> <p>“The character had to seep out of my pores and I didn’t know how to perform that, so I just had to live it,” Nicole went on to say.</p> <p>“I was a bit of a nightmare!”</p> <p>Nicole and Keith tied the knot back in 2006, five years after her split from ex-husband Tom Cruise.</p> <p>Recently, Nicole admitted to feeling “very lonely” after her divorce with high-profile celebrity Tom Cruise, and it was upon meeting Keith where she felt happier again.</p> <p>“In my case, I went and met somebody and fell in love and had a whole different path in terms of what I wanted to do,” she said at a BAFTA <em>Life in Pictures</em> talk on Wednesday.</p> <p>“I was very lonely, and I didn’t want to be. So, I went, ‘Okay, I’m going to try and meet my partner,’ and that takes time.</p> <p>“It can’t be working all the time and flitting around the world.”</p> <p>Now, the Aussie actress is happily married with a family of her own. Her two daughters Sunday Rose, 10, and Faith Margaret, 7, have been described as “unbelievable blessings” by the 51-year-old.</p> <p>She is also a mother to two children whom she adopted with Tom Cruise, Isabella, 25, and Connor, 23.</p>

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Nicole Kidman breaks her silence on her adopted kids with Tom Cruise

<p>Nicole Kidman has made a rare admission about her adopted children, Isabella and Connor, with actor and ex-husband Tom Cruise.</p> <p>The acclaimed actress, 51, spoke to<span> </span><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.who.com.au/nicole-kidman-truth-connor-cruise-bella-cruise-adopted-kids" target="_blank"><em>WHO magazine</em></a> on Thursday and said: “They are adults. They are able to make their own decisions.”</p> <p>Rumours have been rife throughout the years that Isabella and Connor have a rocky relationship with their mother due to their commitment to the Church of Scientology.</p> <p>Nicole went on to say: “They have made choices to be Scientologists and as a mother, it’s my job to love them. And I am an example of that tolerance and that’s what I believe – that no matter what your child does, the child has love and the child has to know there is available love and I’m open here.”</p> <p>Despite her ex-husband and now her adopted children being scientologists, Nicole still remains neutral on the topic and explained that she is “very private” when it comes to her relationship with Isabella, 25, and Connor, 23.</p> <p>“I have to protect all those relationships,” she said. “I know 150 per cent that I would give up my life for my children because it’s what my purpose is.”</p> <p>When it comes to her views on the religion, Nicole has spoken to <em><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.vogue.com.au/?international" target="_blank">Vogue</a> </em>magazine in the past and said she had “chosen not to speak publicly about Scientology”.</p> <p>“I have two children who are Scientologists – Connor and Isabella – and I utterly respect their beliefs,” she said.</p> <p>A documentary created by Alex Gibney titled <em>Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief </em>claims that the controversial belief system is the reason for the strenuous relationship between Nicole and her adopted children.</p> <p>Leah Remini, a former Scientologist and author, wrote in her book <em>Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology</em> that Nicole may have been classified as an “SP” by the church.</p> <p>An “SP” is short for “Suppressive Person” and is a label generally given to those who have been previous members of the church, implying that they have been “cut off” from their families.</p> <p>Though the Church of Scientology has refuted those claims, Nicole is never heard mentioning her eldest children or attending any of their major events, such as Isabella’s wedding in 2015.</p>

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Michael Douglas’ sweet moment with 101-year-old dad Kirk Douglas

<p>Celebrating his 50th year in Hollywood on Tuesday, Michael Douglas was presented with a long overdue star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next to his father, the legendary Kirk Douglas.</p> <p>The 74-year-old has many career highlights, but he is best known for playing Gordon Gekko in <em>Wall Street</em>, which ended up winning him an Oscar. Michael was surrounded by loved ones, including wife and actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, 49, and his dad Kirk who is now 101 years old.</p> <p>Also accompanying the actor for the monumental occasion was his <em>The China Syndrome </em>co-star Jane Fonda, 80, and his 39-year-old son Cameron Douglas.</p> <p>Michael shared a special moment with Kirk as the father and son seemed to be having a heartfelt conversation, with Michael ending it with an affectionate peck on the lips. </p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="/media/7821863/kiss.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/38f2b93bd4c94919b34b028f16cb15ed" /></p> <p>Giving a heartfelt speech during the ceremony, Jane Fonda said: “When I first heard Michael was getting a star I thought, ‘What took so long?’ Especially because he has always been ahead of his time.”</p> <p>Starring in over 60 films and television shows, Michael is considered a veteran in the industry. Some of his most prominent roles were for the 1970s police series <em>The Streets of San Francisco</em>, thriller films <em>Fatal Attraction</em> and <em>Basic Instinct</em>, and his most recent Marvel movie <em>Ant-Man.</em></p> <p>Fonda, who is the daughter of actor Henry Fonda, revealed the pressures she and Michael faced due to being born into a family that is considered Hollywood royalty.</p> <p>“Both of our fathers were movie legends,” she said. “Can you imagine Michael heading out to go to an audition and Spartacus is sitting at the table?”</p> <p>Michael’s achievements don’t just stop at acting, as the film <em>One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest</em> scored him a second Academy Award for producing. He has also produced a number of independent titles.</p> <p>“I have been lucky enough to be part of classic Hollywood and new Hollywood,” he said.</p> <p>Michael considered himself privileged to be able to have the opportunity to have his name beside 2600 talented men and women on the Walk of Fame.</p> <p>“They are people who passionately cared about what they did and about entertaining people around the world,” he said.</p> <p>Swipe through the gallery above to see photos from the special occasion. </p>

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Nicole Kidman looks dazzling on the red carpet at 51

<p>Aussie actress Nicole Kidman has proven that she is a force to reckon with at the Hollywood Film Awards this week.</p> <p>It was an emotional night for the 51-year-old actress who wiped tears away as she was honoured with the Hollywood Career Achievement Award.</p> <p>Kidman dazzled on the red carpet in a spaghetti strap Dior gown.</p> <p>The actress paired the tie-dye print dress from Christian Dior’s Spring 2019 collection with her natural beachy waves.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 384px; height: 500px;" src="/media/7821828/image_.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/80a3a34f7288490881a17e87e95f4ee6" /></p> <p>Speaking to <em style="font-weight: inherit;">Entertainment Tonight</em> prior to the awards show, Kidman recalled the passion she had to become an actress while growing up.</p> <p>“I just always wanted to act since I was a little girl — always.”</p> <p>“It wasn’t where or how, it was more just I needed to. I went to drama school and I continued on the path and it’s led me to the most wonderful places and it’s given me so much joy.”</p> <p>Kidman, who was escorted to the stage by her proud husband Keith Urban, received the honour for her impressive showreel and her support of independent filmmakers through her production company, Blossom Films.</p> <p>Taking to the stage while dabbing her tears away, Kidman said: “I get emotional these days, so much more than I used to.”</p> <p>After thanking her professional team that has made her career possible, Kidman made a special tribute to her husband.</p> <p>"Then I met the man who I love, the love of my life, Keith,” she said.</p> <p>Prior to the award show, Kidman also said she hoped to “carve a path” for her daughters, Sunday and Faith.</p> <p>“I grew up with a very opinionated, strong mother who was very educated and who wanted her girls — there’s two of us in the family, I have a sister — to have opportunities and I suppose that’s the great thing, to create other opportunities for other women and for the next generation,” she told <em style="font-weight: inherit;">ET</em>.</p> <p>“(This award) is incredibly validating but I also want to keep going, I want to keep throwing my support and my voice behind the things I’m passionate about.”</p> <p>She added, “It’s almost like forward momentum.”</p> <p>Kidman wasn’t the only Aussie to receive industry recognition during the night with Hugh Jackman receiving the Actor award for his role in <em style="font-weight: inherit;">The Front Runne</em>r.</p>

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Jennifer Aniston speaks candidly about not having kids: "No one knows what I've been through"

<p>Jennifer Aniston has spoken candidly about her private life and the fact she hasn’t had any children, hitting out at her detractors and critics and proclaiming that her “purpose on this planet” may not be “to procreate”.</p> <p>The 49-year-old former <em>Friends</em> star made the new admissions in the September issue of <em><a href="https://www.instyle.com/news/jennifer-aniston-september-cover">InStyle</a></em> magazine in the US.</p> <p>During the interview, the actress hinted that a “medical” issue may have contributed to the reason why she has not had a baby and said it’s not fair that women are labelled as “damaged goods” if they have not had a family.</p> <p>The outspoken star also declared she is not heartbroken after her marriage breakup from actor Justin Theroux earlier this year and called out all the judgments she faces.</p> <p>“It's pretty crazy. The misconceptions are ‘Jen can't keep a man’ and ‘Jen refuses to have a baby because she's selfish and committed to her career.’ Or that I'm sad and heartbroken. First, with all due respect, I'm not heartbroken,” declared the actress.</p> <p>In reference to starting a family, Aniston continued, “And second, those are reckless assumptions. No one knows what's going on behind closed doors.</p> <p>“No one considers how sensitive that might be for my partner and me,” the star added.</p> <p>“They don't know what I've been through medically or emotionally.</p> <p>“There is a pressure on women to be mothers, and if they are not, then they're deemed damaged goods. Maybe my purpose on this planet isn't to procreate. Maybe I have other things I'm supposed to do?” the star concluded.</p>

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Mrs Doubtfire stars reunited after 25 years: What they look like now

<p><em>Mrs Doubtfire</em> has firmly placed its name in the hall of fame with the classic comedy being a favourite of people of all ages.</p> <p>And to mark the film's upcoming 25th anniversary on November 24, some of the stars have gotten together for a reunion.</p> <p>Pierce Brosnan shared a photo on his Instagram of his three co-stars Matthew Lawrence, 38, Mara Wilson, 31, and Lisa Jakub, 39.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BpVP-ryH636/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BpVP-ryH636/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">So this happened. #mrsdoubtfire #reunion #25yearslater</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/lisajakub108/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Lisa Jakub</a> (@lisajakub108) on Oct 24, 2018 at 3:07pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>The film was centred around the late Robin Williams’ character who transformed into a woman and played the role of housekeeper, so he can be around his children after an ongoing feud between him and his on-screen wife, Sally Field.</p> <p>The three children were portrayed by Lawrence, Wilson and Jakub, with Brosnan playing Stu, the future stepfather to the kids.</p> <p>Brosnan shared the video to his social media and captioned it, “Love you, love you all so much, so good to be a part of your lives." </p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BpWI4ewA2om/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BpWI4ewA2om/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">#MrsDoubtfire 25th anniversary reunion will be on the #TodayShow in early November. Join us!</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/piercebrosnanofficial/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Pierce Brosnan</a> (@piercebrosnanofficial) on Oct 24, 2018 at 11:27pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>The reunion was noticeably missing Williams after he tragically ended his life on August 11, 2014, aged 63.</p> <p><img style="width: 0px; height: 0px;" src="/media/7821626/nphfr7b.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/d3e6bc48e1e2473da5f43de55484a618" /></p> <p>Jakub, who also went through mental illness, mentioned previously how open Williams was about his mental health struggles.</p> <p>“I think he thought that was, you know, a prime time to really be open with me and honest,” she said. “And I have dealt with depression, and I have anxiety, and the fact that he was that open, that honest, that willing to talk to me about it was something that was really special.”</p> <p><em>If you are troubled by this article, experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide, you can call the Depression Helpline at 0800 111 757 or visit<span> </span><a href="http://depression.org.nz/">depression.org.nz</a>.</em></p>

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Liam Neeson’s son pays touching tribute to his late mother Natasha Richardson

<p>Liam Neeson’s son Micheál has chosen a touchingly beautiful way to pay tribute to his late mother, Natasha Richardson, nine years after her death.</p> <p>According to <em><a rel="noopener" href="https://pagesix.com/2018/10/22/liam-neesons-son-changes-last-name-to-richardson-to-honor-late-mother-natasha/" target="_blank">Page Six</a></em>, Micheál has legally changed his surname from Neeson to Richardson to ensure his mother’s legacy lives on forever.</p> <p>Known for her extensive acting career, Natasha passed away in 2009, aged 45, after a skiing accident was to blame for a traumatic brain injury.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="/media/7821555/liamneeson.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/5429367ecbc3465d975efd1a97ad9f9b" /></p> <p>The couple’s sons, Micheál and Daniel, were 13 and 12 when their mother died unexpectedly.</p> <p>Fellow actress and Natasha’s mother, Vanessa Redgrave, told the <em><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.dailymail.co.uk/auhome/index.html" target="_blank">Daily Mail</a></em> that Micheál’s intention was not to offend his father but to pay tribute to his mother.</p> <p>“That wasn’t because he wanted to avoid his father’s fame, which is enormous,” she said. “He wanted to hold his mother close to him – because she was a remarkable actress. Absolutely remarkable.”</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 337.16666666666663px;" src="/media/7821556/gettyimages-83689249.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/6bcea1a056d04051b986e8c5b3fa4836" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><em>Natasha Richardson with Micheál (left) and Daniel (right)</em></p> <p>An earlier interview dating back to 2015 with Micheál by the <em><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/rising-son-bcxqkr3j60c" target="_blank">Sunday Times</a></em> revealed that the now 23-year-old tried to hide his emotions as he “pushed it out". The built-up grief then led to unfortunate decisions that he now regrets.</p> <p>“Things just started going downhill. The people I was with, we were partying a lot. It was dark. I hit rock bottom,” he admitted. </p> <p>“Everybody said, ‘This kid has lost his mum, that’s where the problem comes from.’ And I was like, ‘No it isn’t, I just like to party.’ But looking back, I realise it was a delayed reaction.”</p>

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Jamie Lee Curtis: "Ageing happens to everybody"

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Hollywood star Jamie Lee Curtis has taken a swipe at society’s emphasis on youth, no more apparent than in her own industry.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">The 59-year-old, visiting Sydney to promote new movie Halloween, the sequel to the 1978 horror classic of the same name, spoke of her dislike of the term “anti-ageing”.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">“The term anti-ageing makes me crazy, the amount of marketing towards anti-ageing and making it a pejorative,” Curtis told <em><a href="https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/entertainment/sydney-confidential/actor-jamie-lee-curtis-on-why-the-term-antiageing-makes-her-angry/news-story/eec877ecef45fbb08670b1d872d2f8d5">The Daily Telegraph</a></em>.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">“(Ageing) cannot be the pejorative because it happens to everybody. It is like everything else, it is an evolution,” said the actor.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Curtis’ comments come at an apt time in her career. She has reprised her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who took on serial killer Michael Myers 40 years ago on Halloween. Decades on, her character, now a grandmother, is still deeply affected by their battle but is as strong as ever and more than ready for the next round.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">The actress too, seems at the top of her game. The sequel is raking it in at the US box office, and not only is she a formidable performer in the film, but it was really Curtis doing many of the fight scenes too.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">“I am sitting here in my very nice red suit but this movie was obviously not a glamorous job and I am grateful that I get that opportunity,” she admitted to the publication. “Every fight is me.”</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">“I am fit but I am not a gym rat. It is just what we do. It is the nature of the beast — it is physical and it is painful. I cracked a rib, that is what happens.”</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">But Curtis, the daughter of Janet Leigh – who memorably starred in another iconic horror Psycho – and matinee idol Tony Curtis, has previously acknowledged her “struggle with my own self-esteem” when it comes to her body. She says she’s found a way to deal with it.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">“So I have a big secret: I don’t look in the mirror,” Curtis told <em><a href="https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/entertainment/a22993869/jamie-lee-curtis-confidence-secrets/">Good Housekeeping</a></em> in a recent interview.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">“I’m a 60-year-old woman. I am not going to look the same as I used to, and I don’t want to be confronted by that every day! When I get out of the shower, I have a choice: I can dry myself off looking in the mirror, or I can dry myself off with my back to it. I turn my back to the mirror and I feel great!”</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">The actress, who also counts children’s author, entrepreneur and budding screenwriter on her resume, has an inspiring message about chasing and realising creative passions saying she has “no time to waste”.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">“On the very clear passage of 50s to 60s, I have no time to waste,” said Curtis. “None. If you have creative ideas and you don’t bring them out into the world in some way before you go, that is a tragedy.”</span></p>

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Nicole Kidman's surprising admission about ex-husband Tom Cruise

<p><span>Nicole Kidman has opened up for the first time about the immense power of her former husband Tom Cruise in Hollywood, and in a rare comment about their relationship, the star spoke of her “love” for him in the revealing interview. </span><br /><br /><span>The Oscar winner said she was reluctant to talk about her first marriage out of respect for her current husband, country singer Keith Urban. (The loved-up pair recently released a <a rel="noopener" href="https://www.oversixty.com.au/entertainment/music/nicole-kidman-sings-emotional-duet-with-husband-keith-urban" target="_blank" title="video">video</a> which showed them performing an emotional duet together.)</span><br /><br /><span>"Being married to Tom Cruise at 22 is something I'm always reluctant to talk about, because I'm married now to the man who is my great love [Keith Urban], and it almost feels disrespectful," the star told <a rel="noopener" href="https://www.thecut.com/2018/10/women-and-power-nicole-kidman.html" target="_blank" title="New York Magazine"><em>New York Magazine</em></a>.</span><br /><br /><span>Kidman admitted her union with Cruise was first and foremost about love, but the relationship afforded her “protection” from predatory behaviour in Hollywood as a young actress in the industry.</span><br /><br /><span>“I got married very young, but it definitely wasn't power for me – it was protection,” she said. “I married for love, but being married to an extremely powerful man kept me from being sexually harassed.”</span><br /><br /><span>The star added, "I would work, but I was still very much cocooned. So when I came out of [the marriage] at 32, 33, it's almost like I had to grow up.”</span><br /><br /><span>In light of the #MeToo era, and the sexual harassment and abuse that had been rampant in Hollywood for years, Cruise’s immense sway in Tinseltown can be seen in a whole new light. </span><br /><br /><span>That said, the Aussie actress admitted that she’d had her share of “#MeToo moments” throughout her life.</span><br /><br /><span>“But do I want to expose them in an article? No. Do they come out in my work? Absolutely. I’m open and raw. I want to have my well of experience and emotion tapped into, used — and I’m not just talking about sexual harassment. I’m talking about loss, death, the full array of life,” said the 51-year-old.</span><br /><br /><span>Kidman and Cruise became a power couple after meeting in 1990 as co-stars of <em>Days of Thunder</em>, marrying that same year. They would go on to star together in <em>Far and Away</em> two years later, and in the controversial <em>Eyes Wide Shut</em> in 1999. They adopted two children, Isabella, who is now 25, and son Connor, now 23. The marriage ended in 2001 amid speculation Kidman wanted to have no part in Scientology, of which Cruise is a devoted disciple. </span><br /><br /><span>The actress is set to appear in a movie about the Fox News sexual harassment scandal playing Gretchen Carlson, the former news anchor who was the first woman to file a sexual harassment suit against the now-disgraced Fox News chief Roger Ailes. </span></p>

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Hugh Jackman shares very candid 50th birthday photo

<p>On his 50th birthday, Hugh Jackman has struck again. The Hollywood star has always been refreshingly down-to-earth, and like so many other stars, he’s made good use of social media to show this and make plenty of fun of himself.</p> <p>The actor posted a very candid shot of himself on his Instagram account where he can be seen having a lovely snooze on a sun-bed, with a not-so-flattering expression on his face, and his loyal French bulldog Dali perched beside him.</p> <p>Jackman candidly captioned the photo: “When people tell you ‘you don’t look 50’ part of you believes it ... until you see yourself sleeping’.”</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/Boy2yFoj1YQ/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Boy2yFoj1YQ/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">When people tell you “you don’t look 50” part of you believes it ... until you see yourself sleeping.</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/thehughjackman/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Hugh Jackman</a> (@thehughjackman) on Oct 11, 2018 at 6:32am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p><span>It’s not the first time Jackman has made fun of his age. Last month, the actor shared a comical shot of himself wearing the Genius Light mask made by Taika.</span></p> <p>According to the company’s <a rel="noopener" href="https://www.talika.com.hk/products/genius-light-mask" target="_blank">website</a>, the mask – which retails at $AU534 – “brings together all the benefits of patented Swiss micro current stimulations technologies combined to its famous Light Therapy, in an easy to wear face device.”</p> <p>The mask is supposed to fight the ageing process, tackling the likes of wrinkles, age spots, dark spots and blemishes, reported the <em><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-6265761/X-men-actor-Hugh-Jackman-shares-candid-birthday-snap-himself.html?ITO=applenews" target="_blank">Daily Mail</a></em>.</p> <p>The handsome star, known for his fitness and ageless appearance, cheekily captioned the picture: “Coming up on 50...I'll try anything.”</p> <p>Jackman has previously said his wish for celebrating his big birthday milestone is a low-key dinner party.</p> <p>“I’d probably like a dinner party for 10,” he told <em><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.who.com.au/hugh-jackman-marriage-pact-with-deborra-lee-furness" target="_blank">Who</a></em> magazine, despite his wife Deborra-Lee Furness wanting to do something grander.</p> <p>“We’re going to meet somewhere in the middle,”<span> </span><em>The Greatest Showman </em>star added. “We’ll do something and it’s going to be fun. But no speeches. No speeches.”</p>

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15 facts you never knew about Audrey Hepburn

<p>Audrey Hepburn is a legend, and it’s not hard to understand why. Just think of that exquisite neck, those impossibly high cheekbones, the overall elfish persona and charismatic enthusiasm, not to mention her incredible intellect and compassion. While we could stand around all day touting the tremendous talent of this actor/dancer/humanitarian (now that’s a triple threat!), we’ll content ourselves with 15 of the most obvious reasons we still love Audrey Hepburn.</p> <p><strong>1. Breakfast at Tiffany’s</strong></p> <p>Hepburn’s portrayal of Holly Golightly not only catapulted her to icon status, it also spurned a fashion trend that has yet to go out of style – and likely never will. The little black dress (or LBD, if you will) is a wardrobe staple for scores of women across the globe. More than 50 years after the film first captivated audiences, the image of Holly gazing through the Fifth Avenue Tiffany &amp; Co. store windows – with THAT Givenchy dress swathed over her slight frame – is still recreated and adored. In fact, the original dress sold for a whopping $923,187 at Christie’s in 2006!</p> <p><strong>2. Dancing prowess</strong></p> <p>First tapping her teenage toes during the Dutch Resistance in a bid to raise money for the cause, Audrey was taken with the art form from a young age. She took ballet lessons, taught dance and portrayed Gigi in a stage version of Colette, among just a few of her early accomplishments. Audrey’s most memorable performance, however, came when she starred as Jo Stockton in <em>Funny Face</em> (1957) and floored audiences with her wacky beatnik dance.</p> <p><strong>3. Turbulent childhood</strong></p> <p>With an English banker as a father and a Dutch baroness as a mother, it seemed inevitable that Audrey would enjoy a charmed early life, but things weren’t quite as they seemed. Her parents split prior to WWII and Audrey’s mother carted her to the Netherlands in an attempt to avoid the conflict. Before long, though, the war made its way to Holland where German occupation began. Despite having been schooled in England and speaking fluent English, Audrey was forced to take on the Dutch alias of Edda van Heemstra. As Edda, she even acted as a courier and secret messenger for the Dutch Resistance.</p> <p><strong>4. Multilinguistic</strong></p> <p>More than just a pretty face, superb actress and accomplished dancer, Hepburn also spoke a handful of languages, including English (of course), Italian, French, Spanish and Dutch/Flemish.</p> <p><strong>5. A great survivor</strong></p> <p>Malnutrition, anaemia and respiratory problems are just a few hurdles Audrey Hepburn was forced to overcome during the Second World War. The result of food shortages and rationing, some reports suggest she even ate tulip bulbs and attempted to make bread from grass during her years in the Netherlands. She also struggled to cope with the capture and imprisonment of her brother in a Nazi labour camp.</p> <p><strong>6. Hollywood immortal</strong></p> <p>On February 8, 1960, Audrey Hepburn was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Located at 1652 Vine Street, the small patch of pavement is transformed into a shrine on the anniversary of her death every year (January 20), proving just how strong her legacy is, and how many people love her still.</p> <p><strong>7. Ageing gracefully</strong></p> <p>Never one to favour nips and tucks, Audrey Hepburn aged with a grace we can all aspire to. Hepburn once said: “The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole, but true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows.”</p> <p><strong>8. Animal lover</strong></p> <p>Audrey Hepburn had a particular fondness for animals, and this bond was evident in the 1959 film, <em>Green Mansions</em>. A pet deer named Pip and a dog named Famous were just two of the furry friends Audrey adopted over the years, and she was staunch in her support of animal rights. </p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img width="498" height="320" src="/media/7820361/1_498x320.jpg" alt="1 (192)"/></p> <p><strong>9. She attended the coolest parties</strong></p> <p>The now infamous Rothschild soiree – the Surrealist Ball – was held in France in 1972, and ranks as the most extravagant, ridiculous party we wished we’d been invited to. This photograph was taken by Cecil Beaton and reveals a costume inspired by Belgian surrealist artist Rene Magritte’s famous birdcages. Other prestigious invitees included artist Salvador Dali, supermodel Marisa Berenson and Baron Alexis de Redé.</p> <p><strong>10. Muse</strong></p> <p>The one and only Givenchy called Audrey his muse, and as the daughter of a baroness, she seemed almost born to inspire in a slightly regal sense. Her classic brand of femininity will always be on-trend, and she continues to inspire artists today. Indeed, her likeness has been recreated countless times in modern adverts and she will always be a go-to favourite for costume parties. Who wouldn't be inspired by that face?</p> <p><strong>11. Her work with UNICEF</strong></p> <p>From 1988 until her death in 1993, Audrey Hepburn held the position as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund. So powerful was her desire to help children in need, she crusaded to the very end, even while battling cancer. “Taking care of children has nothing to do with politics. I think perhaps with time, instead of there being a politicization of humanitarian aid, there will be a humanization of politics,” she said.</p> <p><strong>12. Fearless nature</strong></p> <p>Not afraid to tackle difficult roles and subject matter, her performance in the controversial 1961 feature film, <em>The Children’s Hour</em>, revealed Hepburn’s ability to embody any character thrown her way. Weaving the tale of two best friends, Karen Wright (Hepburn) and Martha Dobie (Shirley MacLaine), the movie is a complex story of love and friendship in the face of discrimination and accusations.</p> <p><strong>13. Women’s advocate</strong></p> <p>Never shy to voice her opinions on women’s issues, Hepburn coined a number of memorable phrases. “There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don’t need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.” Another of her finest: “The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair … True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It’s the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows, and the beauty of a woman only grows with passing years.” </p> <p><strong>14. A great role model</strong></p> <p>Unlike modern movie stars and pop singers, Audrey Hepburn is a role model you wouldn't mind your daughters looking up to. With great talent and supreme intellect, she was articulation personified. “I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls.”</p> <p><strong>15. Charming chameleon</strong></p> <p>With immense talent resting on her narrow shoulders, Audrey Hepburn was spectacular at inhabiting characters of all varieties. Each portrayal was genuine and some of her finest work can be seen in <em>Sabrina</em> (1954), <em>Roman Holiday</em> (1953), <em>My Fair Lady</em> (1964), <em>Paris When It Sizzles</em> (1964) and so many more. </p> <p>MREC-TAG-HERE</p> <p><em>Republished with permission of <a href="https://www.wyza.com.au/articles/entertainment/15-reasons-we-still-love-audrey-hepburn.aspx"><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Wyza.com.au.</span></strong></a></em></p>

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The secret behind Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness' 22-year marriage

<p>Hollywood is notorious for short-lived marriages, but one celebrity couple seem to be pulling all the right strings after remaining committed for the last 22 years.</p> <p>Being a part of the minority of long-lasting marriages in Hollywood, Hugh Jackman recently shared the secret behind his 22-year union with his wife Deborra-lee Furness.</p> <p>The actor opened up about an agreement he and Deb, 62, made when they tied the knot back in 1996 in Toorak, Victoria.</p> <p>“When Deb and I got married, we made a pact that we would look at each other at every turning point in our lives and would ask ourselves if this is good or bad for our family,” the 49-year-old told<span> </span><em><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.who.com.au/" target="_blank">Who</a></em>.</p> <p>The Oscar-nominated actor also praised his wife for her selflessness towards him and their two children, Oscar, 18, and 13-year-old Ava.</p> <p>So much so, that Deb put her dream of accepting a place at her dream directing school to put Hugh’s career first.</p> <p>“There’s a time no-one knows about when I was offered<span> </span><em>Oklahoma</em><span> </span>in London and she was offered a spot at the prestigious directing school at the Victorian College of Arts – and that’s impossible to get into,” he explained.</p> <p>Despite Hugh insisting the pair stay in Australia, Deb was the one that made the push to go to London.</p> <p>“I never forgot her selflessness in saying that because I know she always wanted to direct, and that was a big moment for her,” he added.</p> <p>The couple celebrated their 22-year wedding anniversary earlier this year, with Hugh posting a touching tribute about Deb on his Twitter account, saying their connection “only gets deeper.”</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">I believe in life we need to see and truly be seen by the most important people in our lives. Deb, from day one, we had that. 22 years later ... it only gets deeper. You and the kids are the greatest gift I will ever receive. I love you a gazillion times around the world. <a href="https://t.co/VsoDq4HxDw">pic.twitter.com/VsoDq4HxDw</a></p> — Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) <a href="https://twitter.com/RealHughJackman/status/984032979411505153?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">11 April 2018</a></blockquote>

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Sally Field opens up about her controlling relationship with Burt Reynolds

<p>Sally Field is revealing more about her one-time relationship with the late Burt Reynolds in her new memoir, <em>In Pieces</em>.</p> <p>Released on Tuesday, the book exposed the pair's tumultuous relationship as Field described the actor – who she dated for several years since the beginning of 1977 – as controlling and distant.</p> <p>“By the time we met, the weight of his stardom had become a way for Burt to control everyone around him, and from the moment I walked through the door, it was a way to control me. We were a perfect match of flaws,” she wrote. “Blindly I fell into a rut that had long ago formed in my road, a pre-programmed behaviour as if in some past I had pledged a soul binding commitment to this man.”</p> <p>Reynolds, who first met Field on the set of <em>Smokey and the Bandit</em>, told <em><a href="https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2015/11/burt-reynolds-on-career-bankruptcy-regrets" target="_blank">Vanity Fair</a></em> in 2015 that Field was the “love of my life".</p> <p>“I was always flattered when he said that,” Field told Diane Sawyer on <em>Good Morning America</em>. “But he was a complicated man.”</p> <p>Field has previously spoken to <em><a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/11/books/sally-field-burt-reynolds-in-pieces-memoir.html" target="_blank">The New York Times</a></em>, saying she was “glad” Reynolds wasn’t around to read her book. Reynolds died on September 6 at the age of 82.</p> <p>“This would hurt him,” she said in the interview last week. “I felt glad that he wasn’t going to read it, he wasn’t going to be asked about it, and he wasn’t going to have to defend himself or lash out, which he probably would have.”</p> <p>Field opened up about her dark past in her book as she revealed that she had been molested by her stepfather during her childhood, something that later on affected the relationship she shared with Reynolds.</p> <p>She told <em>The New York Times</em> that her time with Reynolds was “confusing and complicated, and not without loving and caring, but really complicated and hurtful to me.” </p>

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Here’s why Burt Reynolds has left his only son out of his will

<p>One would think that Burt Reynolds would have left all his assets and prized possessions in the hands of his only son, Quinton Reynolds, but that isn’t the case.</p> <p>The late Hollywood actor has left his son's name out of his will, and named his niece, Nancy Lee Brown Hess, as the trustee of his estate.</p> <p>At the peak of his career, Reynolds used to demand an upwards of US$10 million per movie but at the time of his death on September 6, he was only worth a reported US$5 million.</p> <p>According to court documents released by <em>The Blast</em>, Reynolds officially signed off on the will in 2011, putting all his life earnings into a trust which will be managed by Hess.</p> <p>But it wasn’t all doom and gloom for the actor's 30-year-old son, as his only child with ex-wife and actress, Loni Anderson, Quinton will still benefit from his father’s decision. The document states that the actor created the trust so that money will continuously be put aside for him. This is done to avoid estate taxes.</p> <p>“I intentionally omit him from this, my Last Will and Testament, as I have provided for him during my lifetime in my Declaration of Trust,” Reynolds stated in the legal document.</p> <p>The Hollywood actor tragically died after a heart attack in a Florida hospital earlier this month. The 82-year-old was surrounded by loved ones at the time of his death.</p> <p>“It is with a broken heart that I said goodbye to my uncle today,” Hess told Page Six in a statement at the time. “My uncle was not just a movie icon; he was a generous, passionate and sensitive man, who was dedicated to his family, friends, fans and acting students.”</p>

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Richard Gere is set to become a dad again – at 69!

<p>It’s never too late to become a dad, just look at Richard Gere who is set to become a father once again at 69 years old.</p> <p>The Pretty Woman star and his wife, Alejandra Silva, 35, have confirmed they are expecting a baby.</p> <p>Publicist and Spanish activist Silva took to social media to make the pregnancy announcement. Posting on her Instagram page, Silva uploaded a photo of the couple with the Dalai Lama, saying they were “getting blessings for our precious to come.”</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BnyjL-cBMPW/?utm_source=ig_embed_loading" target="_blank">A very special moment just a few minutes ago... Getting blessings for our precious to come.. we couldn’t say it before telling HH Dalai Lama☺️ Un momento muy especial para nosotros hace unos minutos.. Muy feliz recibiendo bendiciones para nuestro preciado tesoro por llegar... no lo podía mencionarlo sin antes habérselo dicho a su SS Dalai Lama.. ☺️ #dalailama #richardgere #alejandragere #love</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/alejandragere/?utm_source=ig_embed_loading" target="_blank"> Alejandra Gere</a> (@alejandragere) on Sep 16, 2018 at 7:10am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>The image shows the Dalai Lama resting his hand on Silva’s stomach.</p> <p>Gere, who is a Buddhist, is stood beside his wife with his hand on her side.</p> <p>“A very special moment just a few minutes ago … Getting blessings for our precious to come,” Silva wrote.</p> <p>“We couldn’t announce it before telling HH Dalai Lama.”</p> <p>Pregnancy rumours have been surrounding the couple ever since Gere married his third wife, Silva, in April.</p> <p>Speaking to <em><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.hellomagazine.com/" target="_blank">Hello!</a></em> magazine, he said he was “the happiest man in the universe” after they tied the knot.</p> <p>Gere was previously married to supermodel Cindy Crawford from 1991 to 1995, and actress Carey Lowell from 2002 to 2016, who he shares an 18-year-old son, Homer, with.</p> <p>Silva also has a five-year-old son from a previous relationship.</p>

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Grace Kelly wore a second wedding dress – and it wasn't white!

<p>When the name Grace Kelly comes to mind, there are many things one can think of, but one thing everyone remembers is her iconic wedding dress – a dress that is inspiring high-profile personalities still to this day.</p> <p>Her long-sleeved lace gown was designed by none other than costume designer Helen Rose, and what she created was nothing short of a masterpiece. The dress that still tops the world's best-dressed lists was the inspiration behind the wedding dresses of Miranda Kerr and the Duchess of Cambridge.</p> <p><img width="499" height="750" src="/media/7820192/gettyimages-117078422_499x750.jpg" alt="Getty Images -117078422"/></p> <p>But while that extravagant gown that was worn in 1956 is timeless, many forget that the Hollywood starlet wore two dresses that weekend.</p> <p>The day before she became the Princess of Monaco and wed Prince Rainer III of Monaco, Kelly said “I do” at a civil ceremony held at the royal palace.</p> <p><img width="500" height="630" src="/media/7820193/grace1_500x630.jpg" alt="Grace1"/></p> <p>Helen was also the mastermind behind her second dress, and responsible for many of the actress's looks throughout her film career.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/0jbMDnD1Y6/?utm_source=ig_embed_loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Koren Harvey (@korenharveyweddings)</a> on Mar 22, 2015 at 7:30pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>The dress was covered with hand-run Alencon lace, and the taffeta suit was paired with a tea-length skirt. The top consisted of a fitted bodice and a rounded collar. The fabric was then finished off with silk embroidery, to give a brocaded effect.</p> <p>In contrast with her ivory wedding dress, the colour of the midi dress fell somewhere between champagne, tan and blush. Grace finished off her outfit with a Juliet cap and kid gloves, looking like a true princess.</p> <p>And that wasn’t the end, as the actress proceeded to have two more outfit changes before her big day. One was another tea-length dress as she accepted public congratulations at a press conference, and the other was a white silk Lanvin gown that she accessorised with a tiara and jewels.</p> <p>What do you think of Princess Grace's second 'pink' wedding dress? Share your thoughts in the comments below. </p>

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