Caught & Social: Dame Helen and Russell snog for fans
It was bound to happen really. After their incessant public flirting Russell Brand and his Arthur co-star Dame Helen Mirren finally broke the tension and enjoyed a proper kiss. The office was divided as to whether this constituted a snog or not, but Russell’s hip thrust was extremely telling. The occasion was Mirren putting her hands and feet in cement outside Grauman’s theatre. But before you get too concerned, Mirren’s husband, Taylor Hackford, above right, was on hand and taking pictures of the whole thing. Actually, we’re not sure if that makes it OK, or much, much worse.
Another day, another sexy photo scandal, this time with Christina Aguilera. RadarOnline alleges the singer left a memory card with a number of suggestive photos on it, including her in bed with her boyfriend in Paris. And now the naughty person who found it, rather than returning it, wants to sell it… Fellow singer Beyoncé has parted company with her manager, who also happens to be her father. But the pair insist that the split is “amicable”. Glee fans look away: People magazine reports that Lea Michele was hit by a car last week after work. But it’s OK, she walked away from it unhurt. Now Robert Pattinson fans might want to look away after Reese Witherspoon revealed he was a bit grubby. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, she said:“It’s a boy thing, right? To have dirty fingernails and hair.”No, Reese, it’s a not showering thing.
Fifteen years since he last hit the road, Adam Ant took to the stage underneath Chelsea Football Club yesterday. Having shown he has lost none of his sense of style, Ant announced a 15-date tour, but was honest about his reasons for touring again. “I missed it – that’s what I do,”he said. “And the money.”Belting out hits including “Stand and Deliver”and “Goody Two Shoes”, he also seemed determined to make light of his recent mental health problems, introducing his new band The Good, The Mad And The Lovely Posse.
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A new Miss Marple has been cast. Who is it, you ask? Dame Maggie Smith? No, in news that will doubtless have Agatha Christie fans choking into their porridge, it’s Jennifer Garner. Disney have done away with the tweed-wearing elderly lady with a sharp detective mind and changed the character to a 38-year-old with Hollywood good looks. While her husband Russell Brand was snogging Helen Mirren, Katy Perry was rowing with Calvin Harris. He was to join Perry for her UK tour, but cancelled over technical issues, saying “it seemed pointless me even being there”. He tweeted: “Sorry to all who wanted to see me with Katy – her team suddenly moved the goalposts, and I was to appear on stage with no production”, before adding: “It would have looked s***, sounded s*** – trust me you would have been more disappointed SEEING the show than u are with me cancelling.”Katy fired back that the set-up had been OK for Janelle Monae and Robyn. “I’m used to you canceling on me, it’s become ur staple!”she wrote.
Showing no sign of tiredness after the stag weekend he had just organised for his brother, Prince Harry headed out to Spitsbergen in Norway. There he and the rest of the Walking with the Wounded team are going over their final preparations before their trip to the North Pole. Not that he could complain if he was hungover, some of the men Prince Harry is going with are making the trip on prosthetic legs.
‘Geri Halliwell pinched his bum when the Spice Girls met him but I wouldn’t do that – there’s a certain level of respect and etiquette’ Girls Aloud’s Kimberley Walsh writes in OK! about meeting Prince Charles
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