Matt Lauer, gangnam style

by leslie on May 3, 2013

Matt Lauer and Psy photo MattLauer_zpsdb309567.jpgSouth Korean super-star, Psy, showed up on the “Today Show” set this morning (Friday, May 3) at New York City’s Rockefeller Center and persuaded beleaguered host, Matt Lauer, to try a little gangnam style.  Lauer’s been dealing with fallout the past few weeks following the publication of  Brian Stelter’s Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV. Stelter alleges that former “Today Show” co-host, Ann Curry, was ousted from the show through machinations by Lauer and others. Lauer appeared on Jay Leno’s “The Tonight Show” last night, saying simply that “This has been an interesting year,” maintaining that the “Today Show” is still a contender in the morning TV shows ratings war. Lauer has anchored the NBC show for 18 years

Meanwhile, if Matt Lauer is fighting to stay on top, Psy’s star keeps rising. His trademark “Gangnam Style” is the number one hit in YouTube’s history with over 1 billion views, he released “Gentleman”  last month, live-streaming it to a YouTube audience of 150,000, South Korea named him “Tourism Ambassador” last month, and today Bluewater publishers announced the publication of “Fame: Psy,” a comic book/graphic novel style biography. Psy, whose real name is Park  Jae-sang, is married to Yoo Hye-yeon. They have twin daughters.

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And the winners for best fashion are…

by leslie on January 17, 2012

The Golden Globes fashion shone this year with lots of bright colors and beautiful gowns. Zooey Deschanel had a manicure done to match her dress, Paula Patton and Maria Menounos were radiant in bright yellow, Michelle Williams and Charlize Theron were among those wearing a headband, more than one gown featured feathers, trains or ruffles, and there were a bevy of dresses in neutral colors too. So, who better to ask who wore the loveliest dresses than the folks who work so hard photographing the red carpet arrivals for us? (Plus, that way someone else has the tough job of choosing their favorites.) Our photographers’ picks for best dressed include:

Angelina Jolie at the 2012 Golden Globes

Angelina Jolie wearing Atelier Versace

Natalie Portman at 2012 Golden Globes

Natalie Portman rocked a hot pink Lanvin gown.

Lea Michele at the Golden Globes

Lea Michele wore a slinky Marchesa gown.

Nicole Kidman on the Golden Globes red carpet

Nicole Kidman was elegant in Versace.

Sofia Vergara at the Golden Globes

Sofia Vergara would look lovely in anything, but chose to wear Vera Wang.

Reese Witherspoon on the red carpet

Reese Witherspoon was stunning in red Zac Posen.

Laura Dern in sequins

Laura Dern sparkled in Andrew Gn. (Yes, that's the designer's name)

Octavia Spencer in the press room

Octavia Spencer, won for her role in "The Help" wearing Tadashi Shoji

Kate Beckinsale on the red carpet

Kate Beckinsale oozed glamour in Roberto Cavalli.

 

 

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And the winners are …

January 16, 2012

The stars were out in full force last night and our photogs got some great pics – arrivals, press room and parties.  And the fashion was colorful and in some cases, feathery. I’ll give you my top ten shortly. In the meantime, the award winners are: Cecil B. DeMille Award Morgan Freeman Best Motion Picture – [...]

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Time for the 2012 Golden Globes!

January 16, 2012

The blog has been seriously neglected, so lets see if mid-awards season can get it going again. Tonight is the 69th Annual Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Golden Globes Awards. The Globes are generally regarded as the major pre-cursor to the Academy Awards with many of the same winners. There’s occasionally a bit of intrigue mixed [...]

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Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann welcome baby #3!

October 20, 2011

Mariska with son August while on the set of “SVU” Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann have added baby number three to their brood. A mere six months ago, the couple adopted Amaya Josephine. They welcomed Andrew Nicolas Hargitay Herman into the family this week. Andrew was born on August 5, a preemie born a few [...]

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RIP, Steve Jobs

October 6, 2011

One of the world’s great visionaries, Steve Jobs of Apple, passed away today from pancreatic cancer. Apple Computer was formed in 1976 by Steve Jobs along with Ronald Wayne and Steve Wozniak. It grew to become of the most influential computing companies of all time. Jobs may well have been one of the most fascinating people [...]

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Emmy fashion

September 19, 2011

Last nights winners included “Mad Men” and “Modern Family,” a tribute to “Two and 1/2 Men” from none other than Charlie Sheen, and at least one person who did not expect to win – and had nothing prepared. Kyle Chandler won Best Actor for “Friday Night Lights” and said “I knew for a fact I [...]

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Getting ready for the Emmys

September 17, 2011

Television’s biggest night of the year happens Sunday night with the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards held at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre. Funny lady, Jane Lynch is hosting and there are murmurings that the cast of “Glee” will join her on stage for one of the musical numbers. As a side note to the festivities, Fox [...]

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August 31 – Birthday greetings to Shar Jackson, Richard Gere & Chris Tucker

September 6, 2011
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August 30 – Happy birthday Andy Roddick, Cameron Diaz, Warren Buffett & Gabriel Aubrey

August 30, 2011

Gabriel Aubry is celebrating his 35th birthday today. The model and former restaurateur dated Halle Berry for several years and they share a daughter, Nahla. Halle and Gabriel are currently in court arguing over custody.                       Cameron Diaz is turning 39 today! You may have [...]

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