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Pop star Taylor Swift has seen off competition from Blake Lively, Jennifer Lopez and Rihanna to be named People magazine's best dressed celebrity.
The I Knew You Were Trouble hitmaker has topped the list of stylish stars compiled by the U.S. publication, with editors crediting her for "nailing every off-duty and red carpet look, whether it's sweet separates or dazzling designer gowns".
Other famous faces to feature in the top 10 include Diane Kruger, Emma Stone and Emma Watson, while Chloe Grace Moretz, 17, and 14-year-old Kiernan Shipka of Mad Men tied at 10.
Colin Firth feared he would look old and decrepit playing Emma Stone's love interest in Woody Allen's new film Magic In The Moonlight, because of their 29-year age gap. The King's Speech star, 54, plays an illusionist who sets out to unmask a bogus clairvoyant, portrayed by Stone, 25, in the comedy, and admits he feared the audience's reaction to his onscreen romance with The Amazing Spider-Man.
Firth tells The Independent, "I was very aware of it (age gap) at the beginning, when I found out who was playing the roles. At the time I thought, 'I'm going to seem so old and washed up next to Emma Stone!' I wasn't exactly relishing being on the unflattering end of that.
"Once we were underway, other things came to the fore. But people are going to draw attention to it. I get it. I really do understand. It's noticeable."
Many critics have made the point that Allen should have cast an older woman or a younger leading man, but the film is still a hit among many fans of the director.
Rocker Vince Neil has let slip plans for Motley Crue's final shows, revealing the band will return to the site of their first gigs and perform a fan-only concert at the Whisky a Go Go after a three-night stand at a Los Angeles arena. The singer joined his bandmates to announce their farewell tour earlier this year (14), and as fans await for the second leg of dates next month (Oct14), Neil reveals there are already plans for the group's swansong.
He tells Las Vegas Weekly, "Rumour has it, the last few shows are going to be Vegas and L.A., because we wanted to end in 2016 in Los Angeles, where we started.
"After New Year's, we'll do three nights at one of the arenas in L.A. and then do a special show at the Whisky a Go Go on our 35th anniversary."
Bandmate Tommy Lee recently told Rolling Stone, "We want to finish where we started. There's talk about the Staples Centre and the Forum, though it might end with a 1am show at the Whisky. F**k, we all used to live around the corner from that club."
And bassist Nikki Sixx added, "After we take the final bow, I'm gonna drive home alone with the radio off. I'll go past the Roxy, the Rainbow and the Troubadour. I'll open the door to my house and be like, 'Where did all the f**king years go?' Then I'll close the door and wait for the next chapter."
The next leg of the band's farewell tour will kick off in Oklahoma on 10 October (14).
Taylor Swift has broken her ex-boyfriends' hearts all over again by revealing she wasn't in love with any of them.
The singer, who lists Harry Styles, Jake Gyllenhaal, John Mayer and Joe Jonas among her past flames, tells the new issue of Rolling Stone magazine that she never thought she'd have a lasting romance with her famous exes. She says, "(It wasn't) real love. Not the kind that lasts. I think that's still ahead of me, which is really exciting."
And, opening up about her much-publicised dating life, the Love Story hitmaker admits she was too idealistic as she entered into her past romances, adding, "I used to go into them thinking, 'Maybe this is the one, we'll get married and have a family; this could be forever'. Whereas now I go in thinking, 'How long do we have on the clock before something comes along and puts a wrench in it, or your publicist calls and says this isn't a good idea?'"
Bono's personal lyrics about his upbringing in new U2 song Cedarwood Road has prompted the rocker's former Dublin neighbours to offer up memories of what it was like living on the same street as a future rock superstar. The song, named after the road Bono - aka Paul Hewson - lived on as a child, was released as a free download following U2's surprise performance at an Apple iPhone 6 launch on Tuesday (09Sep14), and now reporters for Ireland's RTE Radio One have tracked down some of the people who knew the singer before he became a star.
Bob Conway, who grew up just doors away from the Hewsons, says, "We grew up at a time when younger people were looking for a new way forward. Then on Cedarwood Road we started hearing Bono and the three boys practising in the garage."
Another former neighbour, Angela Massey, reveals Bono inadvertently ran over her dog, adding, "I had a little dog and he knocked him down. He came to my door the next day and he wanted to know how the dog was. He was a terribly nice young fella."
And Conway admits the lyrics to Bono's personal new song brought back fond memories of the rock star's late mother: "The lyrics of the song paint a nice picture of the person Iris was. Right to this present day you can see the power that she still has on his life - she was a wonderful woman.
"She was very quiet in her own way, you would nearly say reserved. She was a very charitable, giving woman, and very bubbly and pleasant as well... Bono's ma was dead cool... There was something very calming and assuring about her."
U2's new album, which was available as a free download for a day, also features another very personal track, Raised By Wolves, which chronicles the Dublin and Monaghan bombings of 1974, which cost 34 people their lives.
Bono tells Rolling Stone magazine he would have been part of the carnage had it not been for a fateful decision he made earlier that day: "It was a real incident that happened in our country where three car bombs were set to go off at the same time in Dublin on a Friday night (at) 5.30.
"On any other Friday I would have been at this record shop, just down the corner, but I cycled to school that day."
Taylor Swift was hospitalised when an ex-boyfriend crashed a snowmobile they were riding on.
The Love Story hitmaker was travelling on a snow vehicle with a former lover when he lost control and wrecked it, and the pair was admitted to hospital for minor injuries. Swift has penned a song called Out of the Woods about the relationship and references the incident in the lyrics, writing, "Remember when you hit the brakes too soon/Twenty stitches in a hospital room."
Swift was surprised the accident remained a secret, telling Rolling Stone magazine, "You know what I've found works even better than an NDA (non-disclosure agreement)? Looking someone in the eye and saying, 'Please don't tell anyone about this.' "People think they know the whole narrative of my life... I think maybe that line is there to remind people that there are really big things they don't know about."
Although the pop star does not mention the boyfriend by name, the interview has sparked speculation that the song is about One Direction star Harry Styles, who Swift dated last year (13).
British singer Joss Stone is enlisting her fans' help to design the cover for her upcoming album. The You Had Me hitmaker is launching a competition for followers to get creative and come up with cover artwork for her seventh studio album, Water For Your Soul.
The winning designer will receive a permanent credit on the record, signed memorabilia from Stone, plus two tickets to a show and a meet-and-greet.
Fans have until 28 September (14) to submit their ideas.
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Pop star Justin Bieber proved he has a model body by stripping down to his underwear during the 2014 Fashion Rocks event on Tuesday night (09Sep14).
The Baby hitmaker took to the stage with supermodel Lara Stone to introduce Rita Ora at the music and runway event at the Barclays Center in New York City, but he told the crowd that he doesn't "feel comfortable" unless he is in his underwear. Bieber then shed his pants, bright blue blazer and black tank top, as he flexed his muscles for the crowd.
In addition to Ora, who covered David Bowie's hit Fashion, Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Hudson, Nicki Minaj, Duran Duran, Luke Bryan, The Band Perry, Enrique Iglesias, Usher and KISS all took the stage for the event, which coincides with New York Fashion Week.
Country star Jason Aldean has publicly thanked fans and radio DJs who have spoken out about his CMA Awards snub, insisting the outrage has validated his upset. Aldean was expected to be among the stars dominating the nominations when they were announced last week (ends05Sep14), but, despite his four country chart number ones, he was omitted from the list and won't be among those competing for Entertainer of the Year or Male Vocalist.
Promoting his new record on Tuesday (09Sep14), Aldean told Rolling Stone magazine, "Obviously it's disappointing. We're still out there selling out shows... I don't think there is anybody else out there that is doing the kind of touring numbers that we're doing. It's frustrating, man.
"What do you do? Things like that are out of your hands... It does suck a little bit when awards season comes around and you feel like you're, as far as artists go, you're up there at the cream of the crop, and to get overlooked like that is upsetting."
But he's grateful for the fans and country music radio hosts who are standing up for him, adding, "Everything stirred up a hornet's nest with everybody. All the DJs on the radio were talking about it and everything else. Which is cool. I do appreciate the fact that there are people out there who do realise what we're doing. It sort of validates my reasoning for being upset."
"Melissa (McCarthy) would be a spectacular Ghostbuster. And Kristen Wiig is so funny... I like this girl Linda Cardellini a lot, and Emma Stone is funny. There are some funny girls out there." Bill Murray names his ideal cast for the new female-focused reboot of the Ghostbusters franchise.