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Gemma Ward was warned her looks were fading at 20

Supermodel Gemma Ward opens up about aging in the fashion industry in the new issue of Elle Australia.

Jenna Clarke 2:22 PM   Her six year sabbatical was to escape the pressures of aging in the spotlight.

Aziz Ansari

Donald Trump makes Aziz Ansari 'afraid for my family'

Aziz Ansari gets serious about Donald Trump in an op ed for The New York Times.

Jayme Deerwester 9:16 AM   "The vitriolic and hate-filled rhetoric coming from Trump isn't so far off from cursing at strangers from a car window."

Kanye's latest provocation towards Taylor Swift

Kanye sleeping next to a Taylor Swift lookalike has 'humiliated' the female singer.

Joe Coscarelli   In his latest meant-to-shock music video, Kanye West puts himself and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, in a special breed of rarefied company.

Lily Allen's cutting response to Trump on Brexit

Lily Allen: stinging tweet.

Sarah Muller   British singer Lily Allen has called Trump a "moron" in a cutting reply to Trump's inaccurate tweet about the UK referendum.

Miss America

Miss Missouri becomes first openly gay Miss America contestant in its 95-year history

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Rob Moran   "I don't know that I intended to be the first, but I am. So I'm very excited about it."

Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer has some strong words for Senators failing to act on gun control

Amy Schumer.

Jenny Noyes   The comedian is not happy about what she sees as decision-making based on "cowardice" and greed.

#MoreInCommon

Portishead's video for their cover of ABBA's 'SOS' is a powerful tribute to late British MP Jo Cox

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Rob Moran   The band join Malala Yousafzai, Gillian Anderson, President Obama and more in paying tribute to the slain MP, on what would've been her 42nd birthday.

Orlando shooting

Frank Ocean shares touching personal essay in the wake of the Orlando shooting

R&B singer Frank Ocean.

Rob Moran   “Many hate us and wish we didn’t exist. Many are annoyed by our wanting to be married like everyone else or use the correct restroom like everyone else.”

Star Trek's Anton Yelchin, killed in freak accident

Anton Yelchin, far left, in Star Trek.

Karl Quinn   The young actor best known for playing Chekov in two Star Trek movies was killed when his car rolled and pinned him against a wall.

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to boy

Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky have welcomed their second child, a boy called Aidan.

Chelsea Clinton, daughter of US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton, has announced the birth of her second child with husband Marc Mezvinsky.

Gender inclusive

Canadian lawmakers vote to make national anthem gender neutral

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Leah Schnurr, Julie Gordon   Trudeau's government's focus on being more inclusive toward women is still awesomely going strong.

Women Summit

Michelle Obama's solid advice to men in the ongoing fight for gender equality: 'Be better'

The FLOTUS and Oprah Winfrey sat down for a long chat about gender equality at the White House's United State Of Women ...

Rob Moran   The FLOTUS and Oprah Winfrey sat down for a long chat about gender equality at the White House's United State Of Women Summit.

Finding Dory's same-sex couple is unintentional, says Ty Burrell

<i>Finding Dory</i> stars are on the fence about whether there really is a 'lesbian' couple featured in the Disney movie.

Amy Croffey   It had been anticipated that Disney and Pixar were set to make history by featuring a same-sex couple in the sequel to Finding Nemo, Finding Dory.

Save The Date

This woman's wonderful 'Save The Date' card is everyone's favourite thing of the day

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Rob Moran   "Not getting married anytime soon, so I sent this Save The Date out instead."

Tess Holliday and Australian partner welcome son

'What I've had to be learn to be okay with (WHICH IS NOT COOL) is the fact that people still think it's okay to comment ...

Jenna Clarke   The model and her Australian fiance have welcomed their first child together.

Matilda star comes out as bisexual following Orlando attack

Mara Wilson (R) appears on <i> Katie</i> with Katie Couric in 2013.

Mary Ward   The former child star said the LGBTQ community has "always felt like home".

Samantha Bee

Samantha Bee's powerful, emotional response to the Orlando shooting is a must-see

Samantha Bee rips into the US's gun debate.

"Love does not win, unless we start loving each other enough to fix our f---ing problems."

Prince William becomes first royal to appear in gay magazine

Prince William, pictured giving a speech at celebrations for the Queen's 90th birthday on June 12, 2016 in London, England.

Danny Boyle and Robert Mendick   The Duke of Cambridge has broken one of the last taboos.

Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley reveals eight-year battle with endometriosis

Ridley said her self esteem had been left "in tatters".

The Star Wars actress has made an empowering post to Instagram encouraging women to persevere with their health.

Amal Clooney

Amal Clooney to represent victims of IS sexual slavery

Amal Clooney, legal counsel to Mohamed Nasheed, speaks during a press conference in October 2015.

Lin Taylor   International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney will defend Yazidi women who have been victims of sexual slavery, rape and genocide by Islamic State militants in Iraq.

Ab Fab

Ab Fab's Patsy transgender, reveals Lumley

Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders.

The Absolutely Fabulous star says the hints have been there the whole time.

Amber Heard

A friend of Amber Heard has written a powerful essay about witnessing domestic violence

iO Tillet Wright is a close friend of Amber Heard and Johnny Depp.

Jenny Noyes   Artist iO Tillet Wright didn't name names in their essay titled 'Why I called 911', but her story lines up with Heard's allegations against Johnny Depp.

Ellen Pao

Ellen Pao is writing a memoir about the 'toxic culture that pervades the tech industry'

Ellen Pao is writing a memoir titled <i>Reset</i>.

Rob Moran   If anyone knows firsthand about the the ugly side of Silicon Valley, it's Ellen Pao.

Girls PSA

The cast of 'Girls' did a PSA on why we need to believe and support sexual assault survivors

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Rob Moran   And they dedicated the video to "the brave survivor in the Stanford case who has given so much to change the conversation."

Beyonce

Beyonce calls out designers who wouldn't dress her

Beyonce accepts The CDFA Fashion Icon Award onstage at the 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards at the Hammerstein Ballroom on June ...

Mary Ward   The singer gave a powerful speech at the 2016 CFDA Awards.

Why Renee Zellweger quit Hollywood for six years

Renee Zellweger explained to British Vogue why she left Hollywood for six years.

Amy Croffey   "No male actor would get such scrutiny if he did the same thing for a role."

Maisie Williams

Maisie Williams kindly helped the Daily Mail rewrite their sexist headline about her

Maisie Williams as <i>Game Of Thrones</i> badass, Arya Stark.

Rob Moran   They're lucky Arya Stark didn't just knife 'em.

Whitewash

Muhammad Ali would have thrown race-blind tributes in the Ohio river

The champ is here: Muhammad Ali arrives in Sydney in 1979.

Jenny Noyes   White folks who want to remember an Ali scrubbed of his radical black Muslim pride are being schooled on social media.

Hey girl

Ryan Gosling thinks women are 'stronger, more evolved' than men

"Actors become very professional and proficient about watching out for each other’s light and not stepping on each ...

He also has a different take on the objectification of men in Hollywood. Heads up Jon Snow.

The secret life of Anna Torv

"I needed to take a break": Anna wears Bassike “Longerline Textured” coat, $1150. Topshop wrap dress, $46.

Jenny Cooney Carrillo   The Australian actor is starring in a political thriller - not in Washington, but in our own corridors of power in Canberra.

Begin Again

John Carney apologises to Keira Knightley: 'I'm ashamed of myself'

'I'm ashamed of myself' ... <i>Begin Again</i> director John Carney has apologised to Keira Knightley about the ...

Garry Maddox   The Begin Again filmmaker says his comments were petty, mean and hurtful.

Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer hits back at body-shamers with proof that she's basically a Greek goddess

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Rob Moran   "Your body is not bad, ugly, or wrong. Embrace your inner goddess."

Roman Polanski

Poland revives effort to extradite Roman Polanski

French-Polish film director Roman Polanski in Krakow last year.

Joanna Berendt   The Polish government said it would revive an effort to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski, whom US authorities have wanted for decades. He pleaded guilty in 1977 to having sex with a 13-year-old girl but fled to Europe the next year, on the eve of his sentencing.

Mental health

Kristen Bell writes essay on her struggles with depression and anxiety, slams stigma surrounding mental health

KRISTEN BELL: 'Who cares if there are lumps on my thighs. I'm guilty of having human legs made up of fat, muscle, and ...

Rob Moran   "I didn't speak publicly about my struggles for the first 15 years of my career. But I'm at a point where I don't believe anything should be taboo."

Domestic violence

Amber Heard 'suffered through years of physical and psychological abuse' by Johnny Depp, lawyers say

Johnny Depp.

Emily Yahr   The statement comes a day after a friend of Johnny Depp wrote a column slamming his estranged wife.

Keira Knightley

Directors defend Keira Knightley against '#arrogants---head'

Keira Knightley is the 'real deal', according to directors. Here she attends the 2015 EE British Academy Film Awards.

Keira Knightley's former directors have come to the defence of the star after filmmaker John Carney criticised her acting.

Actress lends Golden Globes dress to schoolgirl for formal

Actress Gina Rodriguez with her Best Actress Golden Globe for 'Jane the Virgin'.

Mary Ward   After making contact on Twitter, one US schoolgirl is attending her prom in a dress fit for the red carpet.

Kate Beckinsale

Apparently Pearl Harbor director Michael Bay only cast Kate Beckinsale because she's 'not too attractive'

Kate Beckinsale on <i>The Graham Norton Show</i>

Jenny Noyes   How's it going up there in that alternate universe, Mike?

Hermione fans

Obama's Supreme Court nominee quoted Hermione Granger during a high school speech

Hero to future Supreme Court Justices, Hermione Granger.

Rob Moran   Add Chief Judge Merrick Garland to your 'US Supreme Court judge crushes' scrapbook.

'Reverse sexism'

Kit Harington thinks male actors face the same kinda industry sexism as female stars

Kit Harington as Jon Snow on <i>Game Of Thrones</i>.

Rob Moran   Sigh. You know nothing, Jon Snow.

#NextBond

Emilia Clarke wants to be James Bond too

Emilia Clarke.

Emilia Clarke has joined the list of James Bond hopefuls, and she already cast her Bond boy.

#ItStopsWithMe

Nova Peris names and shames troll who posted racist abuse on her Facebook page

Senator Nova Peris in Parliament.

Rob Moran   "#Racism - it stops with me," she wrote in response to the shocking rant.

Amber Heard's friend 'shielded her from Johnny Depp'

A bruised Amber Heard leaves court after accusing husband Johnny Depp of domestic abuse.

Rob Crilly   A friend tried to shield Amber Heard from Johnny Depp, her husband, during a drunken rampage, according to court papers filed as part of her application for a domestic violence restraining order.

Amber Heard accuses Johnny Depp of domestic violence

A bruised Amber Heard leaves court after accusing husband Johnny Depp of domestic abuse.

The US celebrity website TMZ has published a report claiming that Amber Heard has accused estranged husband Johnny Depp of domestic violence.

Corey Feldman drops bombshell about being abused by Hollywood paedophiles

Corey Haim (L) and Corey Feldman (R) in 1987's <i>The Lost Boys</i>. Haim, who died in 2010, was reportedly raped aged 11.

Ebony Bowden   They were the poster boys for their generation, but for Corey Feldman and Corey Haim life behind the scenes was traumatic and destructive for the two young men.

Celebrity split

Amber Heard files for divorce from Johnny Depp

Depp leaving Southport Magistrates Court, Queensland, with Heard in April after she pleaded guilty to falsifying travel ...

Amy Croffey   Everyone is wondering the same thing: Who will get custody of Pistol and Boo?

Johnny Depp mocks 'inbred tomato' Barnaby Joyce

Johnny Depp.

Latika Bourke   Hollywood actor Johnny Depp has told American late-night television that Australia's Deputy Prime Minister looks 'somehow inbred with a tomato.'

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Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra opens up about racism she experienced at high school

Actress Priyanka Chopra.

"Nobody looked like me in my school. I was skinny with crazy, frizzy hair. It was like Mean Girls.

A mural showing Donald Trump kissing Boris Johnson appears in Britain

People pass a mural that has been painted on a derelict building in Stokes Croft showing US presidential hopeful Donald ...

Adam Taylor   A painting that depicts US presidential candidate Donald Trump kissing former London mayor Boris Johnson on the lips has appeared on an abandoned building in Bristol, Britain.

Bill Cosby to stand trial for sexual assault

Bill Cosby arrives for the preliminary hearing on Tuesday.

A judge found there was enough evidence for the entertainer to be criminally tried on charges that he attacked a woman in 2004 after giving her drugs.

Jessica Jones

'Girls can sell toys!': Jessica Jones star Krysten Ritter isn't buying Marvel's merch excuses

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Rob Moran   The actress was on Colbert's show discussing the "sausage fest" that is the Marvel Universe.

#NextBond

Gillian Anderson is totally on board with your suggestion that she should be the #NextBond

Gillian Anderson as Scully, Dana Scully, in this year's <i>X-Files</i> reboot.

Rob Moran   "It's Bond. Jane Bond. Thanks for all the votes!", she tweeted, while sharing a killer potential poster.

Elijah Wood

Elijah Wood: 'Hollywood in the grip of child abuse scandal similar to Jimmy Savile'

HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 09: Actor Elijah Wood arrives at the 'The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies' at Dolby ...

Henry Bodkin   Hollywood is in the grip a child sexual abuse scandal similar to that of Jimmy Savile in Britain, Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood has claimed.

Hillary Clinton

Clinton calls on world to break down barriers holding back girls

Hillary

"Gender equality, including sexual and reproductive health and rights, must be a core priority," she said in her closing address to Women Deliver.

Teen becomes youngest Australian to climb Everest

Alyssa Azar is on her third attempt to climb Mt Everest.

Toby Crockford   Queensland teen Alyssa Azar has succeeded in her bid to become the youngest Australian in history to scale Mount Everest as reports emerged an Australian has tragically died of altitude sickness.

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez says she doesn't deserve the sexist label 'diva'

Jennifer Lopez speaking on The Hollywood Reporter roundtable.

Jenny Noyes   "I've always been fascinated about how much more well-behaved we have to be than men."

Chloe Sevigny

Chloe Sevigny says she's had 'creepy situations' with male directors in movie auditions

Chloe Sevigny at the Cannes Film Festival this week.

Rob Moran   "Men often make advances... all types of inappropriate things, and you just have to know how to protect yourself.”

Is It Evil Not to Be Sure?

Lena Dunham publishes surprise book of her mid-2000s diary entries

Is It Evil Not to Be Sure? is Lena Dunham's second foray into publishing.

She admits she was filled with "the kind of mortification that is part and parcel with meeting a former version of yourself".