The loveable faces behind our favorite commercials were so much more than just TV extras. They became household names and an important part of our daily TV viewing. We welcomed them into our living rooms and they became part of our TV family. Of course, we didn't really know them, or what they did after the commercials. And they didn't know us. So we've ransacked the TV archives to uncover who these TV personalities really are and more about their intriguing lives.
The season to be merry is just around the corner. And there's nothing more magical than watching other people get into the holiday spirit. From ugly sweater parties to glammed-up festive fun, these celebs are unapologetically proud of their seasonal escapades. Some showed us all how the holidays are done. Others went into seasonal overdrive. So, take a sleigh ride with us through the most extravagant, adorable, cheeky and hilarious celeb-filled festivities.
Welcome to the incredibly wild and captivating world of Tippi Degré; the little French girl who was raised in the rolling plains of the African Savanna. As you can see, Tippi is just as comfortable riding an ostrich as she is chilling with a five-ton elephant named Abu. Naturally, she also considers Abu her big brother. And her best friend is a leopard. Just like in the Jungle Book, Tippi Degré has often been labeled the real-life Mowgli. Now she is older, she wrote a book about her life. So let's delve into her unique, magical, and magnificent story.
When these two high school sweethearts, Adrian and Vicki, fell for each other in the 1970s, they thought they would live happily ever after. But life has a mysterious way of throwing a few curveballs. As Christmas approached, Vicki handed over her gift to Adrian, but dropped an unexpected bombshell. That day Adrian vowed never to open it, but kept it. After 47 years, Adrian decided to finally unwrap the gift. This lead to a mysterious journey into his past, that triggered an unexpected chain of events.
As Halloween is creeping upon us once again, we know it's pretty tempting to grab your nearest witches hat, themed ears or cliche dollar store prop. What can we say, the struggle for inspiration is real. However, that was all before we stumbled upon these genius power couples, who've accepted the challenge and have prepared their holiday costumes in style. From pop-culture inspired outfits or movie characters to clever wordplay or coordinated props; these duos are sure to inspire you to step up your game this year.
After months of anticipation, Jennifer Lawrence is officially off the market. Jen and her beau Cooke Maroney finally locked each other down in a lavish wedding ceremony in Rhode Island last weekend. In fact, it was well worth the wait. The Hunger Games and X-Men star Jen was a picture of glamor in her custom-made, bejeweled Dior dress. The ceremony was also attended by a host of 150 A-lister guests, family, and friends. What's more, there were reports of the guests dancing the night away until 5.30 am. So, here's all you need to know about Jen and Cooke's romance and what went down last weekend.
In the aftermath of the #MeToo movement, there seems to have been a seismic shift in Hollywood. After women from across the industry joined forces like never before, it seems to have ushered in a new era of female solidarity, and empowerment. So, we couldn't think of a better way to celebrate all the ladies of Hollywood, than the Elle's star-studded 2019 Women in Hollywood Awards. Still, the talk of tinsel-town this year was more about statements than fashion, and about "Where do we go from here?" So let's look at what these ladies had to say.
Everyone loves a dramatic home transformation story. There's nothing more motivational than seeing creative people with a vision, breathe fresh life into the most tired, ordinary or shabbiest houses. It's also a great way to add instant value and drama to your home without moving. So, we've compiled a list of the most inspirational, dramatic, creative, unique and Pinterest-worthy home renovation stories from around the world.
Last Friday millions of children around the world skipped school... for a worthy cause. That cause was the latest global youth-run climate strike, organized by the FridaysForFuture movement. It says something about our world when our school kids have to skip class to school politicians about the planet. Alas, this is exactly what they did. From Afghanistan and Japan to Chile, these activists put their differences aside to unite for a common cause. So we've rounded up the most powerful, iconic images and impossibly clever signs from the streets.
Renee Zellweger is no stranger to the idea of extreme and dramatic transformations for her craft. She infamously put her body through the motions three times to get into the psyche of an overweight thirty-something for Brigitte Jones' Diary. Now, while she is back to he slender self once again, Renee traveled over the rainbow for her wildest transformation yet; for the upcoming Judy Garland biopic, dubbed Judy.
While Hurricane Dorian has been wreaking havoc across the East coast and leaving a trail of destruction; it's also left behind a trail of hope. That hope came in the form of a young seven-year-old from Florida, Jermaine Bell. A few weeks ago, Jermaine caused a media storm when he selflessly announced that he would give up his dream of going on his dream birthday trip to Disney World. Instead he committed an act of kindness. While he was praised for his efforts, he didn't expect that he would be rewarded in the most magical way possible.
Friends is a timeless TV sitcom that never seems to go out of style. And Jennifer Anniston's alter ego, Rachel Green will forever be remembered as the timeless style icon of the show. We couldn't think of a better way to honor the 25th year anniversary of the show's pilot episode, than with a Rachel Green inspired fashion collection. Luckily, Ralph Lauren himself beat us to the punch!
Let's face it. For most parents, it was a long summer. We're sure some were happy to spend precious moments with their little ones. Others were just exhausted. Finally, when that big day arrived, parents worldwide got swept up with the tradition of back to school photos. Some got a little more creative. So let's take a look at the mom's who won the internet and hilariously trolled their kids on their first day back to school.
In NYC, "bag dogs" are fast becoming the latest must-have accessory. The pup trend began in 2016 after NYC City enforced a new rule banning dogs on the subway unless they are in a bag. Well, New York dog owners love a good loophole. Ever since the law has been set in motion, commuters have been wowing us with a series of ingenious, stylish and fabulous ways to push the law to the limits. So let's take a glimpse at the most creative "bag dogs" to ever grace the NYC Subway.
When Joaquin Phoenix first landed the role of the twisted supervillain in the latest DC Comics The Joker movie, it sent shocks through Hollywood. Many hailed Joaquin as a "wild card" choice. Joaquin does seem to have spent a lifetime shunning mainstream blockbusters. However, he prolific actor has also proved time and time again that he can transform into any role. He's often seen as Hollywood's most underrated actor. So let's glimpse at his journey to stardom, and see why reprising the role of the Joker, was a long time coming for Joaquin Phoenix.
Serena Williams is unstoppable on the court and has dominated the world of tennis for around 20 years. However, when Serena entered motherhood, she soon faced her greatest challenge of all. Serena's touching new advertising campaign for a sponsor of the U.S. Open 2019, dubbed, "This Mama Keeps Going" is just everything. Here's why...
Ever since Meghan Markle shot to the spotlight as Harry's fiance, the world has watched the couple with bated breath. While we all got swept up with Meghan and Harry fever, we followed their footsteps every stage of the way. In May, Meghan and Harry welcomed their new bundle of joy into the world, and Meghan has taken a noticeable step away from the limelight. She began her maternity leave, stepped away from many royal engagements, and has kept more of a low-key profile. So let's take a glimpse at what the family have really been up to since the birth.
Since 2015, Brad Ryan and his 89- year old grandma Joy have been taking the nation by storm and capturing the imagination of strangers across the world. When Joy said she had one regret in life, that she had never seen "the ocean or mountains," Brad took her on her first hike. This then spiraled into an epic road trip across the country. It also sent them both on a life-changing personal journey like no other.
Some celebrities found success at a young age and had it all figured out. Still, life's not a race. It might surprise you that many modern-day role models were actually late bloomers. They reached the peak of success and fame later in life. So, check out these inspiring humans that won later in life. These icons prove you should never let age or obstacles get in the way of your dreams.
Some actors find their Hollywood niche and just embrace it. And we can't blame them. Why take a risk. Some of our favorite actors may not even realize that they're playing the same role in every movie. So we're here to remind you of the greatest typecasts Hollywood has produced.
Actors, they're just like us. Well, some are a little more dramatic than us. Others are a little more extreme. These 'method' actors will go to extraordinary lengths to immerse themselves into a role. Some become so entwined with their character that you start to believe they just woke up like that. So, we're paying kudos to these fearless actors who went through dramatic changes for their craft. Here are some of the wildest character transformations we've ever seen.