29 Aug 2011
August 29, 2011, (Sawf News) - Miley Cyrus delighted in a floor length Roberto Cavalli grey and black print gown at the 2011 MTV VMAs at Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles on Sunday, August 28.
The 18-year-old actress/singer's long sleeved and back baring number was from the designer's Pre-Fall 2011 collection.
The mixed print fitted gown had gold accented animal print on bodice and sleeves and floral print on skirt featuring a short train.
She accessorized with Azzedine Alaia heels and Lorraine Schwartz jewels - necklace adorning her back, three drop earrings and a statement ring on her right hand index finger.
Her hair was styled in an updo with a teased top. She wore cat eyeliner, long fanned lashes and nude lipgloss.
"I'm on my way to the VMAs :) Keep screamin xxxxx," Miley tweeted before the show.
Miley and pro snowboarder and skateboarder Shaun White presented the Best Rock Video to the Foo Fighters.
Taylor Lautner was kicking back in his seat at the 2011 MTV Movie Awards, applauding his "Twilight" co-stars' win for Best Kiss, when Robert Pattinson bounded down from the stage, abandoning Kristen Stewart at the podium to lay a smooch on Tay-tay's lips.
The crowd went nuts, Lautner wiped his mouth, and another MTV awards-show moment went down in history. Can the 19-year-old star do it again? At the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, can he possibly top kissing RPattz?
"Oh, I was definitely kissed by," he clarified to MTV News during the VMAs' black-carpet pre-show. "It was quite a shocker."
So, can it be done? Who's to say? He's not one to prepare much for awards shows, as he let us know at the Teen Choice Awards a few weeks ago, saying, "It's really hard to prepare, so it's kind of like you just show up here, have fun."
This time around, Lautner is on hand to present an award at the show a few weeks before his new thriller, "Abduction," hits theaters. Perhaps some of his fellow presenters — like Nicki Minaj, Drake, Joe Jonas and Jared Leto — can assist in the making of a true Video Music Award moment.
For his part, though, Lautner isn't making any promises. He'll be proceeding into the Nokia Theatre with caution, his eyes peeled, his lips guarded.
On whether he could top the Movie Awards' show-stopping moment, he said, "I honestly have no idea. I guess we'll just have to wait and see."
Where’s Chris Hansen when you need him?!?
Teen singer Justin Bieber and his Disney star girlfriend, Selena Gomez, got a little racy on the black carpet at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards last night!
Apparently, he was joking about his “snake” while she interviewed him. Uh oh, his snake?!? He’s 17-years-old, no one wants to hear about his underage snake.
MTV hired Selena as part of their reporting team and she was tasked with talking to her boyfriend! Calling him the “one and only”, she asked Justin what he was wearing. He replied, “I have a snake….” This prompted her to respond, laughing. She said, “Stop, I know!”
Then, she asked, “What’s your snake’s name?” He replied, “My snake’s name is Johnson”, all the while he was trying to keep a straight face. Ha. Kudos to him for pulling off a funny joke, even though no one should be thinking about his snake or his Johnson.
After the jokes, they kissed. Funny or creepy? What do you think? Aside from that, doesn’t Selena look adorable in that outfit? Did you watch the VMAs last night?
Harry Potter star Emma Watson and her boyfriend Johnny Simmons were spotted going for a romantic shopping spree in Paris. The 21-year-old British actress, who is in Paris for a week along with Simmons, took walks and visited a museum and he happily joined her as she indulged some retail
therapy, reported People magazine.
"They seem very in love, very cute. The couple spent more than 90 minutes in a boutique together, kissing," a source said.
"She did her own shopping – she knows what she likes. She picked out outfits and he made some suggestions, picking out items which she tried on in the dressing cabin, then coming to model for him," the source added.
Watson shopped for items worth USD 3,200, which included T-shirts, belts, scarves, sweaters, boots and assorted dresses.
28 Aug 2011
Competes with: Aston Martin DB9 Volante convertible, Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe
Looks like: Subtle changes are well worth the wait
Drivetrain: 567-hp, 6.0-liter W-12; six-speed automatic transmission; all-wheel drive
Hits dealerships: Late 2011
After taking a year off, the Bentley Continental GTC is back for a second generation. Overall, the model undergoes the same aesthetic and mechanical upgrades that the Bentley Continental GT received. To read our review of that very similar model, check out Cars.com senior editor Joe Wiesenfelder’s review here.
Whereas the previous Bentley GTC aimed to look more modern — at the expense of Bentley’s storied past — the new model isn’t shy about showing its heritage. Like the GT coupe, the redesigned GTC gets subtle exterior changes that add more definition to the body, particularly around back: The more pronounced rear fenders and the trunk’s raised crease line help invoke images of Bentleys from long ago. You can see elements of the 60-year-old Mark VI and R-Type here.
All GTCs now get 20-inch wheels standard, with three differently styled 21-inch wheels optional. (Those are a first.)
Along with the looks, the GTC’s chassis has been reworked. It now features a wider front and rear track, sharper steering and a retuned suspension. There’s also a new 40/60 rear-biased all-wheel-drive system (compared with 50/50 in the old model) to reduce understeer, Bentley says.
An upgraded engine now uses twin turbos on the 6.0-liter W-12, boosting power to 567 horsepower and 516 pounds-feet of torque. That’s 15 hp and 37 pounds-feet more than the previous model.
The interior gets updates, too. There’s a new dash padded in leather and more legroom for backseat passengers. A new touch-screen with Google Maps, navigation and a media interface for a 30-gigabyte hard drive is standard, along with automatic seat-belt presenters and a neck warmer.
The GTC is still available with just a soft-top. Bentley is taking orders now and should start making its first deliveries later this year.
The latest GTC starts at an eye-watering $212,800, up from $201,500 in 2011. While that 5.6% price increase is probably insignificant to the folks who buy such extravagance, just keep in mind that the $11,300 difference could get you an entry-level 2012 Nissan Versa hatchback.
25 Aug 2011
Pop star Miley Cyrus' version of the hit Nirvana track Smells Like Teen Spirit has been named the worst cover ever in a new magazine poll.
Rolling Stone readers voted the teenager's live rendition of the grunge anthem the worst of the worst - ahead of Madonna's take on American Pie and Limp
It's a disappointment for Cyrus who recently introduced Smells Like Teen Spirit to her live set, telling fans, "I want to play a song by one of the artists that inspired me. Without them (Nirvana) I wouldn't be here. They are the ones who gave me the strength and courage to do this."
Limp Bizkit came in second and Madonna third, while Sweet Child O' Mine by Sheryl Crow and Britney Spears' cover of the Rolling Stones (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction rounded out the top five.
Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner go way back: Twilight Saga red carpets, Breaking Dawn co-stars and just really good friends. But all that history didn't stop the 19-year-old actor from trying to make Stewart just a tad bit envious of him -- in good fun, of course. No, Lautner's not trying to win her over from boyfriend Robert Pattinson with his movie star good-looks and six-pack abs, but he is causing another type of jealousy.
Lautner has been spending time down under, in Australia, for the première of his new flick Abduction, and he took some time to inspire a bit of wanderlust in Kristen Stewart by texting her photos of the country's sights and scenes.
"The last time I was here I was with Kristen, and I was just sending pictures to her today to make her a little jealous," Taylor Lautner told The Dirt TV, according to Hollywood Life. "Of course she does [love Australia]!"
No doubt Kristen Stewart wouldn't mind a getaway down under, but she's probably too busy on the Snow White and the Huntsman set in England to give it much of a second thought right now. No doubt she has her own album of cool movie photos she could send right back to Taylor Lautner to make him green-eyed about her fairytale role.
Nevertheless, Australia or not, an enchanted film or otherwise, Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart (and Robert Pattinson!) are definitely leading a charmed career life. Sounds like the makings of many happily ever afters.
Now that Harry Potter is firmly closed (for now) and Voldemort has been defeated, there are a bunch a young actors out there that audiences have followed since they were aged 11. Go out into the world and find a whole new selection of films starring the Radcliffe, Grint, Watson et al… This is one I am particularly excited about; Daniel Radcliffe starring in Hammer Films adaptation of Susan Hill’s 1983 The Woman in Black, directed by Eden Lake director, James Watkins.
The plot for those who haven’t read the book or seen the stage adaptation, follows a young lawyer sent to wrap up a deceased client’s affairs in a remote small town. Once there, however, he finds more than he bargained for, and things become a little ghostly. (Like the pun?)
Below is the UK teaser poster; Radcliffe is looking a little like they did for his Equus promotion (remember when he was naked and blinded the horses?) with the extremely dark colours juxtaposed with his quite pale skin colouring and an emphasis made on his manly facial hair (yes, he is no longer a boy wizard), oh! and remember the ghost on the right hand side of the poster? Looks intriguing doesn’t it?
THE "How to impress a bloke" classes at Hogwarts must have been pretty elementary, my dear Emma Watson.
If you want to impress a bloke, don't move him in with your parents in the early days of the relationship.
The actress and her American boyfriend Johnny Simmons are living on the top floor of her dad's North London gaff.
The Harry Potter star is shacked up with the actor in the posh attic rooms of the £2million home while he gets to know her family.
It's not quite a bedroom under the stairs but it's close.
A source said: "Things are getting pretty serious between Emma and Johnny so she wanted to take him back to London to meet her parents.
"They've been having a brilliant time together. Emma knows the city like the back of her hand so is a great person to show him around.
"They've done loads of tourist spots but she has also been taking him to a few flea markets and some great local pubs.
"They've been taking bikes or eco-cars to every tourist trap in the capital, including the London Eye, Big Ben and St Paul's Cathedral."
Surely she has taken him to Platform Nine-And-Three-Quarters at King's Cross Station?
But it might be a bit too early to take him up the Oxo Towe