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13 Actresses Just As Pale As Michelle Trachtenberg

13 Actresses Just As Pale As Michelle Trachtenberg

Michelle Trachtenberg recently told US Weekly that she was considered for the role of Bella in the insanely successful Twilight franchise due to her uniquely pale complexion. “There was definitely interest here and there because there’s only so few pale girls in Hollywood,” she explained. I had no idea white people were so underrepresented in popular culture! Oh wait, they’re not. Here are 13 working Hollywood actresses just as pale as Michelle Trachtenberg. More »

Casting HBO’s TV Adaptation Of The Corrections

Casting HBO's TV Adaptation Of The Corrections

It’s official, the film adaptation of Jonathan Franzen‘s novel The Corrections will air as a series on HBO. Hooray – I love that book so much! Dianne Wiest and Chris Cooper are already cast as the matriarch and patriarch of a dysfunctional family, but who will play the other characters? Like annoyingly rebellious academic Chip? Or chef Denise, who’s exploring her sexuality? Here’s my dream cast — take notes, HBO. More »

Snap This: So a Bunch of Geek Icons Walk into a Bar…

Snap This: So a Bunch of Geek Icons Walk into a Bar...

Seth Green just tweeted this photo of Katee Sackhoff, Michelle Trachtenberg, Billy Baldwin, and Harold Perrineau, Jr. at the table read for Sexy Evil Genius, a new indie film. Of course, in this photo we’ve got a bevy of geeky shows represented: Lost, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Battlestar Galactica. The sexy evil genius of the title is Sackhoff, who lures her exes to meet her at an L.A. bar, though they have no idea what her devious intentions are. More »

Gallery: Leighton Meester’s ‘Nylon’ Party Looks Like It Was Super Fun

Gallery: Leighton Meester's 'Nylon' Party Looks Like It Was Super Fun

Is it life imitating art? Leighton Meester attended a party in her honor at New York’s W Hotel — and all the cool kids showed up! The party was thrown by Nylon Mag, whose cover Leighton graces this month. Gossip Girl stars Jessica Szohr and Michelle Trachtenberg were there along with Leighton’s The Roommate co-star, Minka Kelly. Bonus: Kanye West and Jared Leto showed up just in time to flip off the camera. Thanks, guys! More »

Sweet Repeat: Celebrities Looking Miserable In Front Row of Fashion Week

Sweet Repeat: Celebrities Looking Miserable In Front Row of Fashion Week

We know Fashion Week, for all it’s glamor and gift bags, can be exhausting. But most of the time, we’re grateful to even get a seat or be snapping pics on the red carpet, even if it means walking 20 blocks on the West Side Highway (in heels) just to make it to a show someone’s decided to hold in a Pier that resembles a giant, abandoned warehouse that someone threw a runway in the middle of.

But what we don’t get is why celebrities – those who are given the star treatment, the best seats, and all the swag they could ask for — always look so miserable while models parade by them like they were the royal court back in medieval times. Cheer up, people! Or at least, try to look a little less put-out. More »

Crush Links: Jennifer Aniston’s New Movie Tanks At The Box Office

Crush Links: Jennifer Aniston's New Movie Tanks At The Box Office

Jennifer Aniston‘s latest movie The Switch was a weekend box-office bomb, pulling in only $8.1 million. Meanwhile, Sylvester Stallone is No. 1 because our dad saw The Expendables nine times. (Us Weekly)

Introducing Josh Kloss, otherwise known as “the hot guy in the Katy Perry‘s new video.” (People)

Lindsay Lohan‘s lawyer is attempting to get the actress sprung from rehab early. Good luck with that, Shawn Chapman Holley. (Radar)

Is Jenny McCarthy‘s new boyfriend a Facebook jerk? (Popeater)

Vienna Girardi also has a new bf …. but no one’s interested in the photo exclusives she’s trying to sell. (Popeater)

Michelle Trachtenberg made a futile attempt to flirt with John Mayer. He didn’t even show her pictures of his dog. (Page Six)

Former High Society queen Tinsley Mortimer is writing a novel. (Gawker)

Wyclef Jean won’t give up his candidacy to be Haiti’s president. (OK!) More »