Saturday, January 19, 2013

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Blake Lively Quotes

1. I had a lot of friends in high school, but I was never the wild party girl. Never have been, never plan to be!

2. If you ever want something badly, let it go. If it comes back to you, then it's yours forever. If it doesn't, then it was never yours to begin with.

3. Everybody on our cast is very musically talented, except for me.

4. I love being at home and cooking and baking.

5. Actually, I'm happiest in Williams-Sonoma in New York. That's a wonderful cooking store.

6. I don't drink. I don't do drugs. I grew up with the mindset that when you get home from work, you go to dinner and watch a movie. I don't want to be going to a club and taking off my panties.

7. I can't believe we're being paid to live in New York.

8. I came from a big family - two brothers and two sisters. So, there were always a ton of boys around and a ton of girls around. So, I grew up comfortable with both sexes.

9. I didn't have a boyfriend until I was 17. There were boys at school that I would find out later had a crush on me but I was too shy to talk to them.

10. I was raised in California, so this whole New York winter thing is completely new for me. I've already justified buying seven coats!

11. My whole family's been in the business. My whole family is crazy.

12. So, it's cool that, yes, Hal Jordan is a superhero, but my character is a real-world hero in her own life.

13. The Green Lantern is a unique superhero because it's not that he's super that is his focus; it's that he's a man. He's very human. That's his greatest strength and his greatest weakness.

14. (About filming racy scenes on "Gossip Girl") It's the most awkward thing! There's a room of 40 people watching you, they're telling you exactly how to move your head, and it's completely silent. It's awful!

15. In high school, there are so many cliques. You're never safe. In between my junior and senior years, I went away to film "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants", and I came back ready to do the things with my friends that we always did, but things change. People get older, and there are some inside jokes that you don't know about that have happened. You feel lost for a while, and it's hard to come back from that. Then the friends who have "replaced" you are territorial. I've experienced that a little bit. There are catty, insecure, and gossipy girls everywhere, but for me, I don't think it's a matter of any of them being genuinely bad at heart. I just think that maybe the different ways in which people are raised make them different and insecure. They point out the bad things in others just to make themselves feel better. It's everywhere.

16. I've kissed just three people in my life, other than stuff I have done for TV or movies. I know, I'm weird! I hope Brad Pitt doesn't hear this, he is never going to want to marry me!

17. I'm on a very commercial show ("Gossip Girl"), so the last thing I want to do is a commercial movie. I wanna take risks, I don't wanna play it safe. I mean, I could probably make more money if I did more commercial projects. It would be nice to buy an apartment, but I'm 22, and I don't need to yet.

18. I want to have a brunch place, a bakery, and a Southern restaurant - because my family's from Georgia - and then I want a place that is all-over-the-world cuisine. I take a cooking class everywhere I travel. I find it's the best way to get to know a culture. It's what people bring to the family every day, what they break bread over - it's a very intimate thing.

19. I want babies. Lots of babies. Of course!

20. (on how she deals with any tension between work and anything else) I love what I do. I love my work. So, you know, of course I wanted to be at the premiere (of "The Private Lives of Pippa Lee"), but I had a job to do, and so I had to be on the set in Boston and be a part of it. At the end of the day, a premiere is a premiere. It's not somebody living or dying. So for me, this other stuff - well, the perks is not the reason I do the job. Couture fashion week, getting to meet Karl Lagerfeld and John Galliano and Christian Louboutin is so exciting. It's like being a little girl and looking at these designers saying: "Can you imagine one day seeing all of those ball gowns?" But, at the end of the day, I wouldn't be there without my job. There are a few things in life that matter above all else: your family, your friends, your loved ones. But everything else comes and goes - especially in this business where everything is so of the moment.

21. (on where her instinct in acting comes from) I don't know. I think it comes from the fact that I never really thought about acting as a child. It wasn't like: "This is the career that I want to pursue." So when I first started acting, I was more concerned with just being on a set and all of the woes of that, and I didn't really know it or understand it as a craft yet. When I saw my first movie, I was fine, but I thought: "Oh, my heavens. It's not about just standing there on my mark and saying these lines. I need to actually act." It was great to have my first opportunity be such a big role, but also not great because all of the mistakes I made-the entire learning process was on the big screen for everyone to see. That's been something, movie by movie, that I've been able to grow and learn from-that I always need to work harder to be better because it's still a new craft for me…I just did it on my own. I've never worked with an acting coach, but my parents had acting classes and I grew up around them my whole life just because I didn't have a babysitter. I'm actually a very shy person-that's a big secret, so don't tell-but being in those classes pushed me to break out of that a little bit. It's like nature versus nurture: I'm naturally very shy, but I was brought up in a way where I had to get up and get out of that.

22. Yeah, I don't comment on my relationships…My anonymity is something I treasure. Wanting to be an actor and wanting to be famous are different.

23. With acting, I think half of it is just acting confident. We stand on these red carpets and pose in these dresses, but we're all only so confident. It doesn't mean we think we're great looking or anything. It's all a façade.

24. (on being cast as Carol Ferris in "Green Lantern") It was nice for me that this was a studio that wasn't looking for some girl to have her legs greased up and her boobs out - and that was all that mattered. I imagined that no one else knew anything about "Green Lantern". As soon as I got the role I was humbled about how naive I was. They were grilling me about StarSapphire and Hector Hammond and how many Green Lanterns are going to show up. All I could say was "What are you guys talking about?"

25. I probably feel the most alive when I'm with my family and also when I'm cooking, and those normally coincide with each other. I love to cook for my family, that's the best. I have all my nieces and nephews there, and you really use your hands and it's such an experience for all the senses; for the touch, for the smell, for the sight, so you feel really alive.

26. I like to play someone who is unlike me and the character I play most often (Serena van der Woodsen on "Gossip Girl"). Time and again, I keep playing drug addicts with sexual issues! I never knew I had a dark side, but this is where I get it out of my system.

27. I'm not in the business of trying to win the approval of my cast members, my director, or my audience. If I were, I'd be so beaten down by insecurity that I'd never be able to perform. The only person I'm trying to prove something to is myself.

28. (on "Savages") It's especially exciting because our movie's released amongst a ton of superhero movies, and a movie like this doesn't normally exist amongst that. But, I look back to the movies that I love from the 70s, those movies were the most successful movies; the best movies were the most successful. And, now the most successful are the ones that everybody goes to see but they're not the critically-acclaimed ones. So, when we made this movie, it is such a graphic, intense, violent, honest film that we knew that we were very much the black sheep. It's not a movie that is appealing to all the masses. It will challenge people, and normally you don't want that because you want people just to pay for your movie so you don't want to challenge everyone; you want to please them all. So, the fact that this movie can stand up amongst those superpowers, all the other films, that's something that I feel really proud of... And still please them but to show that that you can be good and successful.

29. (on the characters in "Savages") I think it's really hard for people to digest that these privileged kids are in a three-way relationship. Your heroes are all sleeping with each other, but they're also in love. It's very easy to dislike them, so when my character gets kidnapped, it's like: "Well, good riddance!" My greatest challenge was to make her life worthy of saving, to find the heart in this story. I started thinking about the state of young people these days. In my character's situation, her mom is off with nine different husbands and her dad left her when she was a kid. She has nobody to learn from, so she's making her own mistakes. Dad takes a hike and now she's hiking up her dress for two guys. You don't think there's a parallel there? These kids are very much the product of this cynical generation.

30. (on her character "O/Ophelia" in "Savages") To play a blond California girl who gets with two men was scary. If it looks like me and talks like me, how do I turn it into something different? It would have been easier if I'd been thrown into the movie with a Scottish accent and purple hair.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Jennifer Lopez Bra Size

Just in case you are curious about Jennifer Lopez's bra size, Lopez is 34C.


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Jennifer Lopez Weight

Just in case you are curious about Jennifer Lopez's weight, Jennifer weighs 120 pounds. As for her height, Lopez is 5'6'' .

To be more exact, Jennifer Lopez told the Sunday Mirror: "I'm 5' 6" and I weigh 120 pounds so I'm not thin, but I think that's why women identify with me and I'm liked by men. I'm just a normal person."

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Conrad Bain Dead At 89

TV star Conrad Bain, who portrayed the Park Avenue father on the 1978-85 sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes", passed away in his hometown of Livermore, California, on Monday. He was 89.

His daughter, Jennifer Bain, confirmed his death to PEOPLE, and claimed her dad died of natural causes.

"He'd been unconscious for a couple of days, but he was comfortable and it was very peaceful," she told of her dad, who also played the argumentative neighbor on the 1972-78 hit show "Maude". 

"I was able to be with him very close to the end (and) able to put my ear to his heart and sing him songs," his daughter continued.

"My father really was a lot like his character in Diff'rent Strokes," his daughter explained. "He had that warmth and stability. He also was a very intellectual person."

She added: "Dad was proud of his work on that show. And the problems the kids had in their lives later affected him. He felt terrible about it." (Bridges struggled with substance-abuse problems, while Coleman, who had personal and financial problems, died in 2010, at the age of 42.)

"Dad had a kind heart," was quoted as saying Jennifer Bain. "He was an open-hearted man."

Besides his daughter, Bain is survived by a twin brother, Bonar Bain, and three sons. Their mother, Bain's wife Monica, died in 2009.

R.I.P Conrad Bain

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Toni Braxton Heart Disease

Toni Braxton, 45, just before beginning the "Dancing with the Stars" in 2008, she came down with a heart disease called "microvascular angina", also known as cardiac syndrome X.

While appearing on Season 7 of "Dancing with the Stars", Braxton revealed she has been diagnosed with microvascular angina (small vessel disease).

People with microvascular angina suffer pain when doing strenuous workout. Other common symptoms of this heart disease are chest pain, anxiety, fatigue, fever, difficulty in breathing and swelling of legs, ankles and feet. Common medications include analgesics, antibiotics and antifungals. 

Braxton revealed to "E! News Now" that after hearing of her new diagnosis, she planned to take a year off to let her body and mind heal but she changed her mind.

It has to be noted that Braxton has previously suffered from pericarditis. Just in case you are not aware of this heart disease, "pericarditis" is an inflammation of the thin sac (membrane) that surrounds the heart called the pericardium. There is a small amount of fluid between the inner and outer layers of the pericardium. When the pericardium becomes inflamed, the amount of fluid between its two layers increases, compressing the heart and interfering with its ability to function properly. (Source:

There are many people who wonder if Toni Braxton's previous pericarditis caused her microvascular angina. The answer is that pericarditis could not have led to microvascular angina. 

Braxton realized that something was going wrong four years ago when she felt exhausted and short of breath, with "tightness" in her chest. She chalked it up to starring in "Aida" and to being a new mother to sons Denim and Diesel. At fist she speculated it was her childhood asthma recurring. Finally, during an "Aida" intermission,  (in Toni Braxton's own words) she felt the room "spinning a little bit." She wound up in the emergency room - and learned that she suffered from pericarditis, an inflammation of the lining of the heart. Because of the pericarditis, her heart flutters now. Also, Braxton discovered that she had high blood pressure: 160/105 without medication. 

Now Braxton takes a beta-blocker to lower it and walks on a treadmill at least 20 minutes a day. She also tries to cut off her salty favorite foods, like burgers with bacon. Instead she consumes "vinegary salads," asparagus and low-sodium chicken and jambalaya soups.

"You think it's some older guy, retired," Braxton was quoted as saying, who is now serving as a spokeswoman for Campbell Soup Co.'s (The company is donating $1 to the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign for every person who votes for his or her favorite red dress before January 30.) "You can be in your 30s, less than 115 pounds, exercise - and have heart disease," Braxton added.

Braxton wants to make a difference by educating people about the importance of identifying and reducing heart disease risk factors and also motivate others to take action to protect their health. 

When you take a look at Toni Braxton, you can't beleive that this woman suffers from a heart disease

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Ben Affleck Quotes

1. I'm not the type of guy who enjoys one-night stands. It leaves me feeling very empty and cynical. It's not even fun sexually. I need to feel something for the woman and entertain the vain hope that it may lead to a relationship.

2. All I do, really, is go to work and try to be professional, be on time and be prepared.

3. God help me if I ever do another movie with an explosion in it. If you see me in a movie where stuff is exploding you'll know I've lost all my money.

4. I'm always described as "cocksure" or "with a swagger," and that bears no resemblance to who I feel like inside. I feel plagued by insecurity.

5. I've finally learnt how to say: "No comment". To appear in the tabloids is a real learning curve and a steep one at that. You had better learn quick or you get burnt.

6. If I ever woke up with a dead hooker in my hotel room, Matt would be the first person I'd call.

7. I feel like fame is wasted on me.

8. I hate the whole reluctant sex-symbol thing. It's such bull. You see these dudes greased up, in their underwear, talking about how they don't want to be a sex symbol.

9. I just feel like sometimes I'm a force to be dealt with. My talents are sometimes overused and also sometimes underused. It's not easy being me.

10. I kinda see my current position like this: Here's your five minutes in the toy store, so you gotta do all the good movies you can before "Chuck Woolery" rings the bell.

11. I like to think that if I were gay I would be out. Rupert Everett-style.

12. I remember back when I was a kid there was a comic strip called Plastic Man. His body was elastic and he could make his extremities as long as he wanted. As a youngster I didn't fully appreciate. But I'm now thinking Plastic Man was probably pretty popular with the ladies.

13. Marriage hasn't been my thing. But gay people, knock yourselves out!

14. My mother gets all mad at me if I stay in a hotel. I'm 31-years-old, and I don't want to sleep on a sleeping bag down in the basement. It's humiliating.

15. Nobody I represent is pretending to be the pope or a role model for young people. People have to live their lives. They have the right to smoke if they want.

16. Rumors about me? Calista Flockhart, Pam Anderson, and Matt Damon. That's who I'm dating.

17. Sure, I suffered a lot. But it's not like the end of the world and it's not who I am. I lead quite a pleasant life and I'm able to divorce a perceived reality from my actual experience of life.

18. There's something really great and romantic about being poor and sleeping on couches.

19. There is nothing worse than a thirteen-year-old boy. You're embarrassed by your parents, and you're trying to find your independence because, deep inside, you are so dependent on your mom.

20. Well I've never used that phrase before, but yes she is bootylicious.

21. When I look up at the screen and see myself I always have to laugh. Not because I think I'm doing a horrible job, quite the contrary, I just feel it's so surreal to feel like one person can entertain so many at one time.

22. Yes, I'm going to be the President of the United States. You know why? You think you can get chicks by being in the movies? You can really get chicks by being the President.

23. You know George M. Steinbrenner III is the center of all evil in the universe.

24. You (Maria Shriver) are so wonderful. You are so beautiful. I have wanted to meet you for the longest time. I'm hitting on you because you're husband is on the other side of the room.

25. Sometimes it's Britney Spears and sometimes it's Carrie Fisher. I can't tell if I've got a Lolita complex or an Oedipus complex.

26. (on contract clauses) There's all this language where you can't jump out of a plane or ride motorcycles. You have to go home and just sit there.

27. I like that best as I am so hairy.

28. I dyed my hair for photo tests… I kept it because when am I ever going to be blond again?

29. I'm not doing any press tonight.

30. I feel horrified and sad and a great deal of empathy and lots of frustration.

31. One of the ways that I could contribute was to shill some memorabilia, and the other was to talk to you and try to get people to pay attention to this auction.

32. (on the day he had colonic irrigation) I feel I lost my virginity that day in so many ways.

33. I think it's great that you folks down here at WSAV are putting together this kind of telethon…It's representative of what I've seen people doing all over the Low Country around here.

34. The thing that kept bringing us back to Pete's movie is that it was a story about real people. It (also) had a very specific locale; Chicago is to this movie what Boston was to "Good Will Hunting"…It was enormously heartfelt and, ultimately, nobody could deny being moved by his story.

35. It's not something that can be ameliorated with the one telethon we did the month afterward. It's a continuing process.

36. (on tabloid coverage of his life) It feels like being in a soap opera that you were unwittingly cast in and you have no choice about it. I get to watch my life like everyone else and think: "I can't believe they did that". And, for whatever reason, you become less special for movie audiences. It cheapens the brand if you want to look at it in a really crass sense. But I figure it has to go away at some point. Eventually someone will come along and have a sex tape or someone will play grab-ass with some kids and I'll be off page one.

37. (answering a Chris Matthews question about why Hollywood actors sometimes presume to be sophisticated about politics) Everyone's entitled to express their political beliefs. I don't presume to tell anybody who to vote for. I am comfortable telling people what my opinions are. But you have to look also to the media, where you have a vast majority of the loudest and most influential political voices in America media from people who came from the entertainment world. You have Rush Limbaugh, was a radio disc jockey. Bill O'Reilly came from "Inside Edition" (1988). Michael Moore's a filmmaker. Al Franken was on "Saturday Night Live" (1975). The line is increasingly blurred between news and entertainment. Secondarily, the media's also shoving celebrities down our throats all the time. As a person, I'm much more interested in what an actor has to say about something substantial and important than who they're dating or what clothes they're wearing or some other asinine, insignificant aspect of their life.

38. (when asked by Chris Matthews if what thought about Whoopi Goldberg's remarks at a John Kerry fundraiser that resulted in her being fired as a spokesman for SlimFast) I wasn't there. I went to the Los Angeles fundraiser. I wasn't in the one in New York. I think when you have somebody - you know, if you did a rock concert that was a benefit and The Who played their music or The Rolling Stones, you'd expect to get, you know, "Satisfaction" or "My Generation." When you hire Whoopi Goldberg, you're going to get her brand of humor. And I think there is a fine line, and you have to be a little bit mindful. And I, for one, am not going to do any scatological jokes or puns about the president's last name on your show, mostly for that reason. But I also think I expect a different code of behavior maybe from comedians who have made a career with a certain kind of comedy than I do from, oh, say, the Vice President of the United States (referring to Vice President (Dick Cheney, who told Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy to "Go fuck yourself" on the floor of the Senate), who used this vulgar language, you know, to a senator and was sort of unapologetic about it. So I think the Republicans hitting her (Whoopi) too hard for that is a little bit hypocritical.

39. (told by David Gergen that many were surprised by how well he "elucidated") Well, David, I think I benefit from the same thing that helped George W. Bush in the (2000) debates, which is tremendously low expectations.

40. (when asked why he thought George W. Bush, after hearing that New York was under attack on Sept 11, remained in a Florida classroom, doing nothing, for several minutes) It's obviously very disturbing footage. On the one hand, you see a reaction on a man's face that he is clearly pained and shocked. I probably did the same thing sitting on my chair. I was completely freaked out and a little devastated. On the other hand, one does hope that in one's leaders, that they have the instinct to spring into action, to take some action or make the appearance of taking some action. And I was disappointed to see that he didn't do that, although I don't entirely hold it against him because, frankly, I was as shocked and devastated as he was. Although I think flying around in Air Force One for 11 hours before coming back and landing in the White House was probably less forgivable.

41. When I got to L.A., my family had me go to dinner with this guy who had been acting here for 20 years. He gave me this big lecture and said: "You know how much money I made in 20 years of acting? Eight thousand dollars. And I'm a carpenter." He was just really unhappy and it was depressing. Then he got really stoned and I went home and felt sick. I think it was just morbid fear. I was 18. That fear stays with you so intensely and you're constantly just getting turned down for what you think of as the most vapid, stupid kind of paycheck, "Baywatch" (1989) things, and you think: "Jesus, if I'm not good enough for this, then I'm not going to make it". This town is too hard, and people were always telling me: "You're too big, you're too tall, you can only play bullies and you will never be a leading man".

42. (on his struggles as an actor before becoming successful) I lived all over the place. I lived in Hollywood, then I moved. (Matt Damon) and I got money from School Ties (1992), and we blew it all in a couple of months. We made $35,000 or $40,000 each and thought we were rich. And we were shocked later on to find out how much we owed in taxes. We were appalled: $15,000! What? But we rented this house on the beach in Venice and 800 people came and stayed with us and got drunk. Then we ran out of money and had to get an apartment. It was like everything was exciting. So we lived in Glendale and Eagle Rock and we lived in Hollywood, West Hollywood, Venice, by the Hollywood Bowl, all over the place. We'd get thrown out of some places or we'd have to upgrade or downgrade depending on who had money.

43. It's like Christmas: it's all advertising, and the first rule of selling somebody something is to make them seem inadequate. Make them feel like they need it. Like fabric softener. Nobody really needs fabric softener and yet, all of a sudden, you feel like a jackass if you don't have fabric softener, so people buy it. And that's how Christmas has become, because 50% of all retail sales happen in December. You are bombarded with this stuff - money will make you happy, and keeping up with the Joneses. Obviously that stuff doesn't make you happy, otherwise there wouldn't be all these unhappy rich people. They'd all be happy in their jacuzzis and OK, some of them are.

44. (on his career path and choice of movies) I have definitely noticed that I care less about certain things. Other actors are like: "You can't do that", or "You can't do this. This will position you in the wrong way." That's not my thing. And obviously so, because you can see I don't craft or cultivate my career.

45. I'm not known for having great relationships with ex-girlfriends, but I've been able to continue one with (Gwyneth Paltrow) that's really valuable.

46. (asked by Dee Dee Myers if he thought it was risky for his career to be identified with a particular political party) Unequivocally. Absolutely. And I think that's why, you know, actually, people say: "Well, you see all these celebrities". To my mind, you see very, very few. Most feel like, and probably correctly so, that to be identified with one side of the ideological fence or other risks alienating a segment of your audience that may like your movies, may want to buy your tickets, and in fact, may make it more difficult for them to suspend their disbelief when they go see you in a movie because they have you closely identified with something else. For me, part of that is already compromised, and it's also something that's interesting enough for me, and I don't care quite so much about that kind of image that I'm able to do it. But I think a lot of people shy away from it, and many celebrities you see who've gone out there, tried to be active, have gotten pretty beaten down, you know? And so I think there is a risk, yes.

47. I never know what my next move will be in Hollywood. It's such an unpredictable town. People get jaded and lost and I've been able to stay a float. I think the next logical step in my career would be to start my own filmmaking empire like (Harvey Weinstein) and (Bob Weinstein) did so many years ago. I think if only the unions weren't so strict in Boston, I'd set up shop there and make films of a certain quality you don't see represented these days. I'm full of ideas and dreams.

48. (to Dee Dee Myers, when asked how people react to his campaigning for candidates he supports) Well, I mean, to be perfectly honest, probably the most effective things that celebrities do for political candidates is raise money. You know, that's something that you can do. And unlike, say, fund-raisers sponsored by - you know, engineered by insurance companies or oil companies, at least what you can say for celebrities is they're not expecting, you know, deregulation of their industry in return. So that's one of things that I'm, I've been able to do and to try to help them do it. Other than that, you know, I've lived this sort of strange, sometimes unpleasant, but mostly very lucky life that's involved lately a lot of media attention. And one of the things that feels good to me to do is to try to steer that in a direction of something more significant and at least be - try to create some political dialogue. And that's satisfying. Some people react to me kindly, and others don't. That's sort of the nature of politics.

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