Your Most Embarrassing Celebrity Encounter

Your Most Embarrassing Celebrity Encounter

23The perks of writing about entertainment are numerous: early movie screenings, awards show invitations, getting the chance to interview and rub elbows with artists whose work you truly admire. Of course, there are also a few pitfalls to this profession—particularly when it comes to to that last perk. Cue this week’s PopWatch Confessional question: What’s the most embarrassing encounter you’ve ever had with a celebrity? (We’re counting both encounters that happened in a professional context and chance meetings.)

Tina Jordan, senior editor: I dropped my overstuffed bag in Michael Caine’s living room at the St. Regis: Pens, lipstick, various snacks, a few magazines, keys, bobby pins, notebooks, band-aids, business cards and the all like rained down on the antique Oriental carpet. I mean, there was a lot of crap. I was about eight months pregnant, so poor Michael Caine—who was very nice—had to get down on his hands and knees for about ten minutes to pick up all my stuff. I was so flustered I almost couldn’t get my tape recorder to work.

Mari Dwyer, senior publicist: One time, I showed Toni Collette to the bathroom at a party, and then, when she was done, asked her how it went. She said “smoothly.”

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Leonardo Dicaprio Will win an Academy Award

Leonardo Dicaprio Will win an Academy Award

22Heat’s Film Editor Charles Gant reckons Leo’s got it in the bag

With the Oscars 2016 nominations being released earlier this month, there’s already a lot of buzz over who and what will scoop a gong or two at the 88th Academy Awards on Sunday 28 February.

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Rolling Stones Wife Pulls Horses From Troubled Polish Stud Farm

Rolling Stones Wife Pulls Horses From Troubled Polish Stud Farm

21The wife of Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts on Thursday became the first breeder to withdraw horses from a famed Polish stud farm after two other Arabian purebreds she owned died there.

Breeder Shirley Watts’ withdrawal of the two pregnant mares worth nearly half a million euros follows the death of her other two horses on March 17 and April 3 and a political storm in February over a government-appointed director who admits he knows nothing about horses. The horses left the 200-year-old Janow Podlaski stud farm, used by an array of sheikhs and celebrities, in a truck bound for Britain earlier Thursday. The state-owned farm made headlines in February when Poland’s conservative government unexpectedly replaced its director with an economist with no equine expertise.

The move triggered outrage at home and abroad against the Law and Justice (PiS) government, which has made several other controversial reforms since coming to power in November after eight years in opposition. The horses that died, Preria and Amra, were worth 230,000 and 340,000 euros ($260,000 and $386,000) respectively. Her remaining two horses, Augusta and Pieta, are worth 40,000 and 400,000 euros. Local media reports say other breeders from Poland and abroad are thinking of following her lead and withdrawing horses.

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Cara Delevingne Announced as the Newest Rimmel London Brand Ambassador!

Cara Delevingne Announced as the Newest Rimmel London Brand Ambassador!

20It’s safe to say that megababe Cara Delevingne has proven she can pretty much try her hand at anything – over the years we’ve seen her walk on the biggest runways at fashion weeks all over the world, star in movies, win awards, party hard AND maintain her ‘it-girl’ status all at the same time.

But although the incredibly accomplished 23-year-old has kept a bit of a low profile lately, all of you Cara fans out there will be pleased to know that she’s most definitely making a comeback – and this venture is unlike one she’s ever been on before.

Cara has just been announced as Rimmel London’s newest brand ambassador, meaning she’ll be hitting our screens MEGA soon as the star of their ad campaigns.

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Justin Bieber Lectures Fans on How To Take a Picture With Him

Justin Bieber Lectures Fans on How To Take a Picture With Him

19Surely you just point a camera at the pair of you and click, no?

Justin Bieber has dispensed some invaluable advice on how to get a picture taken with his big face and weird new Edward Scissorhands haircut.

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