On Valentine’s Day in 2013, Oscar Pistorius killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. We covered the issue a lot last year, but the news about the case faded away after a few months, and the trial in South Africa just began this week. Pistorius, an Olympian known as “Blade Runner” for his blade-like prosthetic legs, has been charged with murder. He says the whole thing was an accident, that he shot repeatedly into his closed bathroom because he thought an intruder was hiding in there. You can see our archived stories here.
Just FYI: I’m not going to do, like, daily coverage of this trial.
John Travolta’s wiglet was too tight & he butchered Idina Menzel’s name. Adela Dazeem lives! And she is pissed. [Dlisted]Jonah Hill spent so much time with the love of his life. [LaineyGossip]
Oscar Pizza: the photo evidence. [Pajiba]Liza Minnelli was very Liza-y at the Oscars. [Go Fug Yourself]Leo DiCaprio showed off his acting skills when he lost. [Buzzfeed]
Recap of last night’s Walking Dead. [A Socialite Life]Katy Perry is a single lady in Japan. [Moe Jackson]LeBron James was Batman this whole time. [The Blemish]Katie Holmes broke up with Jeanne Yang. Good.
Take a trip with me for a moment. I want you to envision a world where your celebrity best friend and her amazing (to her) on-off boyfriend broke up a few days ago. Everyone found out about it yesterday. They’ve broken up before, but this seems pretty final (at least for now). He even hired a moving truck to clear his things out of her home. She’s devastated but is remaining silent to the public and laying low. Would you think it was a great idea to announce your engagement on the very same day the world found out about your friend’s breakup?
David Gandy makes light-colored jeans look kind of hot. [A Socialite Life]Gwyneth Paltrow is friends with Charlize Theron, apparently. Goop was spotted leaving one of Charlize’s parties in LA. [LaineyGossip]Katy Perry & Miley Cyrus kissed & the world yawned. [Dlisted]
The Downton Abbey finale was pretty good, right? [Pajiba]
I wish Jennifer Lopez would stop with the cutouts. [Go Fug Yourself]Julian Assange could have been rich with Al Jazeera money. [Buzzfeed]
Oscar losers are getting an amazing gift bag. [PopBytes]Katy Perry got booed in Milan. HA! [Evil Beet]
Why complain about the
Ariana Grande appears in the spring music issue of V magazine. The shoot is pretty cool because it combines Ariana’s style sense with a surprising lack of A-line skirts. A few of the shots are a little more risque than what we usually see her wearing, but the shoot is black-and-white, so the effect is muted. Clever. In the interview, Ariana repeats some topics that she’s already discussed, including her hair, her sensitivity to online criticism, and how she’s a nice girl. She also gets a little gross when the topic turns to her veganism. I have some thoughts on this, but for now, let’s turn
Here are some photos of Elizabeth Banks looking adorable at the premiere of The Lego Movie a few weeks ago. Her outfit is retro with a contemporary twist. I rarely see Liz make a misstep on the red carpet, and she knew just what to wear to the premiere of a kids’ movie. Nobody dislikes Elizabeth Banks, right? That’s an impossible feat.
Elizabeth did a little interview with Cosmo, and she discussed some of her upcoming projects like Pitch Perfect 2 and Mockingjay. In the process, she talked about Jennifer Lawrence’s love of food. Liz pretty much says JLaw demolished the on-set birthday cake