FLAWLESS QUEEN OF GINGER FAIRIES NICOLE KIDMAN WANTS TO DRESS LIKE US MORTALS
Nicole Kidman says she has become ‘less interested’ in being fashionable and describes her latest dressing style as ‘simple’.
The 43-year-old Australian actress says she was into style more when she was younger and believes having a kid has made her fashion sense simpler, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
‘Because I have a child now, I dress much simpler these days. When I was in my 20s the thing I loved was fashion. I loved to get really dressed up. I think I am less interested in fashion now and more interested in simple chic,’ she said.
She has two-year-old daughter Sunday Rose with country music star Keith Urban as well as two adopted children – Bella, 18, and Connor, 15.
HALLE IS COMING TO BROADWAY
Ever-busy Atlanta director Kenny Leon will direct Halle Berry in her Broadway debut, along with Samuel L. Jackson, in Katori Hall's "The Mountaintop."
Berry told reporters at the Los Angeles premiere of her film "Frankie and Alice" this week that her involvement in the stage drama about the imagined last night of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, rumored for months, was definite.
Leon, in Los Angeles this week finishing up his second directing stint on ABC's "Private Practice," confirmed to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Berry would play the role of the hotel maid/angel.
"Halle will bring that film appeal to the stage combined with a rawness and honesty not to matched," Leon said in an e-mail. "She and Sam were amazing in [Spike Lee's 1991 film] ‘Jungle Fever,' and I'm looking to bring their unique chemistry to the stage."
Halle Berry plays a 'White Racist'
Halle Berry took the part in her new movie to raise awareness of mental illness, because she's tired of people misunderstanding the problem.
The actress plays Frankie Murdoch, a woman who suffers from multiple personality disorder, in Frankie & Alice. She is keen to make people face the problem of mental illness head on, explaining it is much more prolific than people think. Halle has suffered from depression in the past, and says many don't even understand what having that illness is like.
"We should talk about it, I hope this movie incites people to talk about the issue," she explained. "I see homeless people on the street and I think people think they're just derelicts or drug addicts, but many of them really suffer with real mental issues."
In the movie, one of Frankie's personalities is racist despite her being a black woman. That concept intrigued Halle greatly, and she is keen to see how the story is received by fans.
"A black woman who splits off into a white racist, right there that's got to be a story worth telling," she explained to Pop Tarts. "I really wanted to understand how that could happen, why that would happen and I wanted to see her journey of how she healed herself because our character actually triumphs."
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GWYNETH PALTROW: 'GETTING SEXY IS PAINFUL'
GWYNETH Paltrow insists there’s no easy way to getting the perfect body.
The Iron Man 2 actress — who raises two children with her Coldplay rocker husband Chris Martin — says that despite all the help she’s had from personal trainers and nutritionists, even she finds it hard to lose weight.
“I look like this because of exercise,” she said. “Painful, horrible, long exercise.
“I know from experience that there are no free rides in this world.”
Paltrow was asked during a recent interview what it’s like to be “the girl who has it all”.
“Am I? Aren’t I annoying!” she said. “I think that what gives me strength is my family. They keep everything in perspective and they make me feel very grateful, which is how I stay with my feet on the ground. I know how lucky I am and I don’t take it for granted. They give me strength to get through everything.”
The star also discussed her ambitions.
“Well,” she said, “I’m open to trying anything that’ll be fun and challenging! I mean, there are still some plays that I would like to do and I still would love to do a musical on Broadway or London’s West End. But, honestly, my focus these days is more on my family than on my career.
“It’s a difficult balance to try to pull everything off. If I’m able to give myself one great project a year that isn’t going to disrupt everybody too much, then I go and do it — but I think my priorities are right, according to what my parents taught me.
“My dreams are more for my kids now — that they grow up to be good, kind, socially responsible people with good values. And that they find something to do in life that makes them happy.”
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love her so much, I love how upfront she is about everything. haters gonna hate.
I HOPE THESE THREE GET NOMINATED FOR OSCARS AND THAT NICOLE WINS IT