Celebrity News

Appreciating curves

How Kate Winslet is imparting a positive body image to her daughter

Growing up Kate Winslet had never heard of positive reinforcement.

Livia Gamble   "We're so lucky we've got good bums."

Trainmen interview

Cara Delevingne responds to excruciatingly awkward interview

Cara Delevingne

"Some people just don't understand sarcasm or the British sense of humour."

Tyler The Creator

Tyler The Creator fans threaten Collective Shout activist with abusive tweets

Rapper Tyler the Creator.

Rob Moran   The rapper claimed Collective Shout's Coralie Alison got him banned from entering Australia for an upcoming tour.

Hollywood ageism

Helen Mirren calls out TV hosts for their obsession with her age, then swears

Dame Helen Mirren not impressed on Good Morning Britain.

"Yes I do, I look 70 with a lot of make-up. I don't understand your fascination with it."

Donald Trump's lawyer tells journalist 'you cannot rape your spouse'

Donald Trump: Leading the crowded conservative field with 19 per cent of the vote.

Jenny Noyes   Not the best reaction to a reporter asking questions about a potential rape allegation.

Lafayette shooting

Rebel Wilson speaks out about gun control after 'Trainwreck' shooting

Rebel Wilson: "America you really have to follow Australia's example re gun laws."

Jenny Noyes   "America you really have to follow Australia's example re gun laws."


Watch this brave little girl take a call from Kristen Bell as Frozen's Princess Anna

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Jenny Noyes   The excitement on her face says everything.

Celeb crushing

James Franco is so obsessed with Lana Del Ray he's writing a book about her

Flip-Side: Real And Imaginary Conversations With Lana Del Rey.

It's hard to take anything James Franco does seriously anymore, given his life seems to have become an elaborate performance art project.

Drag queens

Conchita Wurst is coming to Australia for LGBTI festival

Last year's winner Conchita Wurst of Austria performs during the first semifinal of the upcoming 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest In Vienna, May 19, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

The fabulous bearded drag queen from Austria is heading back to Australia.

Hollywood sexism

Emma Thompson thinks Hollywood sexism is getting worse

Actress Emma Thompson has spoken out about Hollywood Sexism.

Kerri-Ann Roper   "I think it's still completely s--t, actually."

Blossoming friendship

Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner finally met for private 'I Am Cait' screening

Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner finally meet in real life.

We can only hope this is the seed of our new favourite celeb friendship.

Gamer geek

Jamie Lee Curtis cosplayed as Street Fighter character at a gaming event

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis and family cosplaying at Evo 2015.

Jamie Lee Curtis is, it turns out, a genuine gamer geek.

'I am who I am'

Cara Delevingne: 'My sexuality is not a phase'

NEW YORK - MARCH 02, 2015: Cara Delevingne and rumoured girlfriend musician St. Vincent seen out in Soho on March 02, 2015 in New York, New York.  (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)

"I am who I am," says the actress who is dating singer St Vincent.

Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner wins courage award at ESPYS, calls for transgender acceptance

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 15:  Honoree Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe Courage Award onstage during The 2015 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The stirring speech gets Jenner a standing ovation after winning the prestigious award from the US sports community.

Caitlyn Jenner

Siri corrects people calling Caitlyn Jenner 'Bruce'

Siri correcting people who misgender Caitlyn Jenner.

Siri has come along way since bullying gays in Russia.

Hollywood romance

These are the actors playing Barack and Michelle Obama in film about their first date

First look at Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) and Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers).

It was a first date of fantasies– a romantic stroll around Chicago's South Side, a stop at an art gallery and a screening of Do the Right Thing. That is the origin story of the Obama's courtship.

Celebrity newsletters

Lena Dunham is launching a feminist newsletter for women

Showrunner Jenni Konner and Lena Dunham filming Girls.

She wants you to know it's not Goop but it's not anti-Goop either.

Identity politics

Zoe Kravitz says she internalised racism when she was younger

The cover of the August issue of Nylon magazne.

She also reveals why she was refused an audition for a Batman movie.

Celeb BFF love

J-Law calls Taylor Swift a 'badass bitch' after Apple battle

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 09:  Jennifer Lawrence and Taylor Swift backstage during 2013 People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

J-Law + T-Swift = the ultimate power duo.

Hollywood sexism

Best moments from the 'Woman who kick ass' panel at Comic Con

Actresses Kathy Bates, Gal Gadot, Gwendoline Christie, and Hayley Atwell.

The spoke about kicking butt (and groin), 'shipping' and Hollywood sexism.

Silicon Valley sexism

Fighter of sexism Ellen Pao resigns as chief at Reddit

Ellen Pao has resigned from her role at Reddit after massive protests.

Mike Isaac   "The good has been off-the-wall inspiring, and the ugly made me doubt humanity."

Twitter take-down

J.K. Rowling defends Serena Williams against sexist troll

File photograph shows British writer JK Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series of books, posing during the launch of the new online website Pottermore in London June 23, 2011. Britain's best-selling author, "Harry Potter" creator JK Rowling, has donated 1 million pounds ($1.68 million) to the campaign against Scottish independence, saying on Wednesday she believed Scotland was better off staying in the United Kingdom.    REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/Files  (BRITAIN - Tags: MEDIA SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT) - RTR2NZNN

Serena Williams may have just won Wimbledon, but author J.K. Rowling scored the best point of the day defending the tennis star against a troll on twitter.

Wise words

Judd Apatow says 'we shouldn't need Bill Cosby to admit it'

Judd Apatow: 'We shouldn't need Bill Cosby to admit it to believe [it].'

Andrea Mandell   "This is only new to people who didn't believe an enormous amount of women who stated clearly that he drugged them."

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby admits he drugged women for sex, court documents show

Bill Cosby has repeatedly denied drugging women so he could have sex with them.

Damning new evidence against Bill Cosby has emerged.

'Women aren't funny'

Former Disney chief says funny, beautiful women are 'impossible to find'

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"I know women who have been told they're beautiful, they win Miss Arkansas."

Malia on Girls

Malia Obama is interning with Lena Dunham on the set of Girls


Rob Moran   This is amazing news.

America Ferrera

America Ferrera wrote Donald Trump a letter thanking him for his racist speech

America Ferrera: "While your comments are incredibly ignorant and racist, I don't want to spend my time chastising you."

Jenny Noyes   "While your comments are incredibly ignorant and racist, I don't want to spend my time chastising you."

Queen B

Beyonce celebrates marriage equality with a rainbow remake of 7/11 video

So much rainbow!

Queen B came a tad late to the rainbow pride party. But she arrived, as always, in style.

Hollywood Sexism

Rose McGowan dropped by agency after tweeting about sexist casting call

Rose McGowan says she was fired by her acting agent for speaking out.

Philippa Hawker   Actress Rose McGowan tweeted about a movie casting call she thought was sexist, and gave a none-too-subtle hint about the identity of the star of the film.

Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell is 'not speaking yet' after suffering an aneurysm

Joni Mitchell singing in New York in 2000.

Lenny Ann Low   Three months after she was rushed to hospital, Joni Mitchell is still "not speaking yet," reveals her former partner.

Amazing Grace

Barack Obama sings Amazing Grace during Clementa Pinckney eulogy


Nick O'Malley    In an address unlike any other given by this president – or by any before him – Barack Obama on Friday farewelled his friend, the Reverend Clementa Pinckney, who was gunned down while leading bible study in the Mother Emanuel church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Inside Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer is a depressed Disney princess

'Princess Amy', pictured here with Tim Gunn, isn't impressed that she has to marry her cousin.

Ebony Bowden   "I'm not really comfortable sleeping with a close relative and also, I just turned 14."

Courtney Love live tweets as her car attacked in Paris Uber strike

Courtney Love, with daughter Frances Bean, earlier this year.

Kelly Lawler   "They're beating the cars with metal bats. this is France?? I'm safer in Baghdad."

Cara Delevingne's Vogue profile is causing outrage over lesbian "phase" speculation

Cara Delevingne and girlfriend musician St. Vincent in March.

The profile suggests she learns to trust men and has been labelled "insensitive and offensive".

Bad Feminist

Highlights from Roxane 'Bad Feminist' Gay's TED talk

Roxane Gay's 'Confessions of a bad feminist' TED talk.

Here's your dose of wisdom for the day.

Equal Rights

Meryl Streep writes to Congress calling for revival of Equal Rights Amendment

Meryl Streep: "A whole new generation of women and girls are talking about equality - equal pay, equal protection from sexual assault, equal rights."

Jenny Noyes   "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex."


Ruby Rose had the perfect response to the furore over straight women 'turning gay' for her

If you haven't joined the Ruby Rose crushwagon yet, now's the time to jump on.

Jenny Noyes   Well if you haven't joined the crushwagon yet, now's the time to hop on...

Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea: "Some days I just want to crawl into my cave"

Iggy Azalea attends the 2015 Billboard Music Awards.

Jenny Noyes   The Aussie rapper told Richard Wilkins feeling confident every day is something to aspire to, but it's 'not humanly possible'.

Tilda Swinton

Tilda Swinton founded a school, and 10 other intriguing facts

Tilda Swinton's style, movie roles and hobbies are anything but ordinary… and the school she built is no exception.

Clare Sibthorpe   Just when you thought Tilda Swinton couldn't get more interesting, it turns out she founded a school in Scotland with 17 students including her own kids.

Child care

Zoe Saldana slams Hollywood's treatment of actors who become mothers

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 21:  Zoe Saldana attends VIP Red Carpet Suite Hosted by Ketel One Vodka at 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton on March 21, 2015 in Los Angeles at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 21, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for Ketel One)

Andrea Mandell   If studios spend crazy amounts "perking up male superstars", why can't they help out with child care?

Gender issues

Ruby Rose explains being ‘gender fluid’

Ruby Rose at the "Orange is the New Black" Season 3 screening benefiting the Women's Prison Association in the US.

"I'm somewhere in the middle, which - in my perfect imagination - is like having the best of both sexes."

Age Old Problem

Helen Mirren on Hollywood ageism: "It's F--king Outrageous"

Helen Mirren attends The Wrap's Power Women Breakfast in New York City.

"... and 'twas ever thus."

Rod Stewart's wife says men shouldn't cook

Penny Lancaster wants husband Rod Stewart to stay out of the kitchen.

Oh Penny Lancaster, no. Don't take us back with your backwards comments.

Miley launches transgender youth campaign

Miley Cyrus and Leo Sheng with matching tattoos for #instapride campaign

She is teaming up with bosses at Instagram to launch a campaign showcasing the issues facing transgender youth.

Inside Out

Your hero Amy Poehler is hanging out in Australia right now

HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 08:  Actress Amy Poehler attends the Los Angeles Premiere and Party for Disney??Pixar??s INSIDE OUT at El Capitan Theatre on June 8, 2015 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

Handing out buckets of infectious joy to everyone she sees. Yes, please!

Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon says she's excited by the rise of gender fluidity

"Once all those 'boxes' are gone, it's going to be so much more interesting... we can get down to the nitty-gritty of, really, what a person is."

"Once all those 'boxes' are gone, it's going to be so much more interesting... we can get down to the nitty-gritty of, really, what a person is."

Lena Dunham blasts Texas abortion laws

Actress Lena Dunham has criticised Texas laws which place limitations on women's right to abortions.

"What's happening to women and the right to choose in Texas is TERRIFYING."

Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama has delivered another incredible commencement speech

"Every scar that you have is a reminder not just that you got hurt, but that you survived," Obama told the students.

This time things got emotional as Mobama spoke to graduates on Chicago's troubled South Side, where she grew up.

Hillary Clinton shows off pantsuit collection in first Instagram post

Hillary Clinton delivers a keynote address during the Watermark Silicon Valley Conference for Women on February 24 in Santa Clara, California.

Chris Zappone   Her signature piece of clothing, the pantsuit, has made its debut as an icon in her campaign for president.

Melty milestone

Laverne Cox to debut as Madame Tussauds' first transgender wax figure

Laverne Cox last year became the first openly transgender person to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in the acting category.

Magdalena Mis   "When I think about being who I am- a black trans woman from a working class background raised in Mobile, Alabama- this honor feels even more improbable and extraordinary."

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus tells Paper Magazine her gender identity and sexuality is fluid

Miley Cyrus on the cover of Paper Magazine.

Jenny Noyes   "I don't relate to being boy or girl, and I don't have to have my partner relate to boy or girl."

Grande size rant

Ariana Grande posts 'feminist rampage' on Instagram

Singer Ariana Grande is angry at the double standards when questioned about her relationships.

Ariana Grande has expressed her frustration over the treatment of women.

Sarah Hanson-Young wins apology from Zoo Weekly after sexist bikini photo

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young.

Latika Bourke   She says her defamation victory will set an example to her 8-year-old daughter about standing up to sexism.

'Peak life'

Channing Tatum goes undercover at Magic Mike XXL screening... and women find him creepy

Hunky actor Channing Tatum went undercover as marketing executive 'Scott' for a <i>Magic Mike XXL</i> screening.

Ebony Bowden   He went undercover as a balding, dishevelled marketing executive and it was really weird.

Jemima Kirke

The internet cannot even handle Jemima Kirke's hairy armpits

Jemima Kirke flashed her armpit hair in a sleeveless dress at the CFDA Awards.

Jenny Noyes   That incorrigible rebel Jemima Kirke has done it again, sporting one of the most controversial looks to ever hit the red carpet in 2015. Her own body hair.

Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer's Glamour Awards acceptance speech is everything you'd want it to be

Amy Schumer accepts her Trailblazer of the Year award.

Amy explained why she wasn't nervous: "I'm probably 160lb right now and I can catch a d--k whenever I want."

Sheryl Sandberg reflects on her husband's death with emotional tribute

Sheryl Sandberg said she will never feel joy again, following the death of her husband.

Andrea Chang   "I have lived thirty years in these thirty days," she wrote. "I am thirty years sadder."