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2020 Golden Globes Red Carpet, Winners and Speeches Recap



Last night’s Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California was memorable for historic wins after long absences (Renee Zelleger for and Brad Pitt for after a 16- and 24-year lapse since each last one, respectively) and for notable as speeches (Michelle Williams about female empowerment, SNL‘s Kate McKinnon’s presentation to Ellen DeGeneres of the Carol Burnett Award role in making it easier for a lesbian TV star to shine and Joaquin Phoenix about climate change and the Australian wildfires)

Among the moms featured and “bump watched” before on the blog, Beyonce was nominated for Best Original Song for “Spirit” on The Lion King (and got roasted by a few Twitter for being the only one to not give Phoenix a standing ovation for his win); Christina Applegate for Best Actress in Dead to Me and Nicole Kidman for Big Little Lies and Reese Witherspoon for The Morning Show in the Best Actress in a Television Series-Drama category, and Jennifer Lopez for Best Supporting Actress in Motion Picture for Hustlers.

Fashion was classic and on point.

Jennifer Lopez in Valentino

Scarlett Johannson in Vera Wang

Salma Hayek in Gucci

 

Rachel Bilson in Brock Collection

Reese Witherspoon in wearing a custom Roland Mouret

Sienna Miller in Gucci

Sofia Vergara in Dolce & Gabbana

Molly Sims in Marchesa

Christina Applegate in Pamella Roland

Charlize Theron in Christian Dior

Kerry Washington in Altuzurra

PRIDE: Celebrity Parents Supporting LGBTQ Children; Raising Gender Neutral Kids

This PRIDE month, several celebrities have come forward in social media to support their LGBTQ kids, an act which is uncommon for younger children, though dozens have show public support of their adult LGBTQ kids.

Others like Charlize Theron and Angelina Jolie have been either vocal or public with their choice to permit their children to gravitate towards a non-binary or gender-fluid identity.

Back in April, NBA player Dwyane Wade and his wife Gabrielle Union cheered on Wade’s son and Union’s stepson, Zion, 11, while he walked in the annual Miami Beach Pride march.

Though the basketball star was busy in Toronto playing against the Raptors at the time, he shared Union’s photo on his Instagram accounts, beaming with pride.

“We support each other with Pride,” Wade wrote on Instagram over a photo of Zion and Union.

Also that month,  Charlize confirmed that her 7-year old adopted chilld Jackson is trans. At the time, she told The Daily Mail that now she has “two beautiful daughters.” 

“My job as a parent is to celebrate them and to love them and to make sure that they have everything they need in order to be what they want to be,” she said. “And I will do everything in my power for my kids to have that right and to be protected within that.”

Theron adopted Jackson when just 3-years old and daughter August as an infant.

Marlon Wayans, star of White Chicks  and other movies shared a photo of his daughter, Amai, wearing rainbow-soled sneakers on Instagram on Sunday, June 2. (Wayans also shares son Shawn, 17, with ex-wife Angelica Zachary.)

“Happy pride to my pride and joy,” he captioned the photo. “I wouldn’t change one effing thing about you. Love you to the moon around the sun through the galaxies and back again.”

He had to clap back against trolls who didn’t like his decision to outwardly and openly support his daughter which you can read about in US Weekly here.

Although neither Angelina Jolie nor her ex husband Brad Pitt have spoken publicly about their 12-year old daughter Shiloh Pitt, it is rumored and believed Shiloh is transgender.

Jolie dressed Shiloh in gender neutral clothing as a child and now she is much older, she makes her own fashion decisions, which often include more masculine fashion choices such as short haircuts, suits with ties, loose shirts, and pants.

Jurassic World star Bryce Dallas Howard said her daughter Beatrice’s gender was unclear for a while and in 2017 she told PEOPLE magazine,“She was bald for a very long time, and so gender [was] a little unclear,” the actress told People in 2017. “But that was fine, and there was no problem. I really wanted to wait for her to lead me in a certain direction.”

Singer Pink is outspoken about many things, and one of them is how she chooses to raise her daughter, Willow. “We are a very label-less household,” she told the Sunday People in 2017. “Last week Willow told me she is going to marry an African woman. I was like, ‘Great, can you teach me how to make African food?’ And she’s like, ‘Sure mama, and we are going to live with you while our house is getting ready.’”

Social Media Helps Celebs Keep It Real About Pregnancy and Early Motherhood

The Independent explores the shift in celebrity pregnancy coverage being more authentic and real about the trials of pregnancy, labor, delivery and early motherhood and credits social media for it

EXCERPT:

Years ago, a pregnant starlet might drop out of the spotlight for a while – only to reemerge in a magazine looking well-rested and snuggling with an angelic infant.

See various People magazine covers: Jennifer Lopez in 2008, resplendent in a floor-length gown with an infant nestled in each arm, above the headline “TWIN BLISS!”; Angelina Jolie in 2006, gazing adoringly at Brad Pitt, as baby Shiloh snoozes away; Julia Roberts, looking dewy and fresh-faced in 2005 as she cradles her twins.

Now fans are starting to see a different side of postpartum celebrities: Model Chrissy Teigen shares an Instagram story that features her stretch marks and confesses that she’s “super insecure” about her body; actress Olivia Wilde posts an Instagram photo of her messy bun with the caption, “I call this hairstyle, ‘keep the kid alive’ “; tennis legend Serena Williams tweets about balancing work and her daughter: “She took her first steps . . . I was training and missed it. I cried.”

The common denominator in all those examples, naturally, is social media. The advent of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat made stars realize that they could connect with the public on a deeper level about personal subjects – and that fans appreciated honesty about the less-than-glamorous aspects of their #blessed lives.

“Social media has been such a game changer. . . . Celebrities are speaking directly to the fan base. Once they started doing that, things just got a lot more real,” said Kate Coyne, executive editor of People magazine. “One evolution of that concept has been celebrities sharing the realities of pregnancy, infertility, child-rearing, infancy, toddlerhood. It goes hand in hand with what social media is all about.”

Lately, celebrities have also been spilling details about serious medical issues surrounding childbirth. In January, Williams told Vogue that she had a potentially fatal complication during labor, including blood clots in her lungs.

Read the entire piece The Independent:

 

These Were the Top 14 Most Anticipated Celebrity Births of All Time

We can safely say that if and when Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcome their first child, the occasion will be included in the short list of anticipated babies of all time which include the other Hollywood actress to welcome a child with a Prince.

1 Grace Kelly, a Hollywood legend, captivated the nation after she married Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, to become princess consort of Monaco, and the world watched closely as they started a family. On April 19, 1958,  presented her newborn son Albert to residents of the principality on April 19, 1958, from the balcony of the palace, along with their daughter Caroline.

2. Before then, over in the states comedienne Lucille Ball and husband Desi Arnaz‘s son, Desi Jr, born on January 19, 1953, was most anticipated. That baby was the first to grace the cover of TV Guide in April 1953 with cover headline, “Lucy’s $50,000,000 baby.”

3. Then came the big Camelot birth on November 25, 1960 of little John F. Kennedy Jr., the son of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, born just 6 weeks after his dad became president.

4. It will take a few more decades for there to be a baby to capture so much attention. This one was anticipated worldwide. Prince William, the first born child to Prince Charles and Princess Diana of Wales joined the world on June 21, 1982.

5. The next big Hollywood baby was Lourdes “Lola” Leon born Oct. 14, 1996 to mom Madonna and her then  boyfriend and personal trainer, Carlos Leon.

6. The year 2006 was big for the birth of two celebrity baby girls of two popular actors: The April 18, 2006 birth of Suri Cruise, daughter of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes; and

7. A month later, in May 27, 2006 of Shiloh Pitt, the daughter of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

8.  Two years later came the first major celebrated twins: the son and daughter of singer Jennifer Lopez  and  Marc Anthony on  born Feb. 22, 2008, when Max and Emme came into the world.

9. Also that year, fans of Nicole Kidman were happy to see her end her openly discussed fertility quest with a baby when her first daughter, Sunday Rose, with husband Keith Urban was born  in July  2008.

10. Then there was the first baby girl after a couple of boys for Victoria Beckham and David Beckham who welcomed their first daughter, Harper Seven on July 9, 2011.

11. A year later  came Queen Bey, Beyonce and Jay Z‘s, much anticipated arrival, Blue Ivy Carter born on January 7, 2012, after her mom had already experienced at least one miscarriage.

12.  Later that year,  another woman who openly talked about her struggles to get pregnant was Mariah Carey who, along with her then husband Nick Cannon greeted twins, Monroe and Moroccan, on April 30, 2012.

13. A year later, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their first child, daughter, North, on June 15, 2013.

14. The last big anticipated birth was Beyonce’s twins Suri and Rumi Carter on June 14, 2017.

Marion Cotillard Stays on Her Grind Promoting 3 Films While Preggers

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I was at the movies over the weekend and I saw 2nd time mom-to-be Marion Cotillard in the movie poster for the upcoming Assasin’s Creed movie.

It was like just yesterday that she was making the rounds promoting her film with Brad Pitt, Allied.

Now, she is back at it. This time attending promotional events for her role in  Cesar Revelations 2017′ at the Salon Chaumet on January 16, 2017 in Paris, France.

In December, she worked the red carpet at the Paris Photocall for Assassin’s Creed at Hotel Bristol on December 5, 2016 in Paris, France.

I love it when I see expecting moms stay on their grind!

Cotillard and and her long time partner actor director Guillaume Canet are expecting their second child later this year. They have a 5-year old son, Marcel together.

 

BumpWatch: Marion Cotillard looks Regal Promoting ‘Assasin’s Creed’ w/Cast

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We are always happy to see when moms-to-be defeat the stereotype of the laid up pregnant woman. A lot of the celebrities we feature while pregnant spend a lot of their pregnancy during very busy promotion tours.

So is true for French actress Marion Cotillard who is simultaneously promoting her new movie Allied with co-star Brad Pitt, and her action thriller Assassin’s Creed.

The Inception star joined some of her castmates at the NYC premiere of the movie at  AMC Empire 25 theater on December 13, 2016.

She went glam in an eggplant and midnight embroidered cape by Andrew Gn which also looked quite regal. It was paiered with a loose black fishtail gown from the same designer. We love the side swept loose waves and the deep purple lip.

Michael Fassbender, Essie Davis, and Jeremy Irons also attended the “Assassin’s Creed” New York Premiere.

We saw the preview for this one! It looks really good as well!

This is Cotillard’s second child with longtime partner, Guillaume Canet. The couple has a son named Marcel born in 2011.

photo: Getty

 

Marrion Cotillard and Natalie Portman are Radiant Promoting Upcoming films

Two of my favorite Oscar winning international actresses, the talented Natalie Portman and Marion Cotillardlooked radiant while promoting their respective upcoming movies at screenings this week.

Israeli born Portman went with a striped gown by The Row at the Israel Film Festival Gala in Beverly Hills on Wednesday, November 9 with her hair in a half-up, half-down style with nude makeup . The Academy Award winner polished doff her look with simple hoops by Eddie Borgo and a Vic Minaudière clutch.

Portman stars in Jackie. 

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Meanwhile, French actress Cotillard stars in a new  WWII drama Allied alongside costar Brad Pitt and looked fabulous in a navy Christian Dior maxi dress accented with an embroidered white hand-strap clutch by Dior, and side swept coifed hair at a fan event for the film at the Regency Village Theatre on November 9, 2016 in Westwood, California.

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Both women have 5-year old boys at home.

Cotillard, who starred in Inception. and her longtime partner of 9-years Guillaume Canet are expecting their second child together. The couple are parents to 5-year old son Marcel.

Portman and her choreographer husband Benjamin Millepied are parents to 5-year old son Aleph.

BumpWatch Chic: Marion Cotillard at Paris Fashion Week

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French actress Marion Cotillard hit up Paris Fashion week to check out the Women’s wear Spring/Summer 2017 show of  Christian Dior’s new creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri in a white ruched-front long sleeve coat shirt over a black print mini skirt paired with chic jeweled black t-bar heels and a cute box clutch.

The Inception star wore her hair pulled back in a single sleek pony and had on the the cutest cuff earrings.

The beautiful mom-to-be and her long time partner actor and director Guillaume Canet  are expecting their second child together.

The star of the upcoming World War II spy drama Allied announced her pregnancy news amid controversy and on the heels of the divorce announcement of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. 

 

Canet and Cotillard are parents to a now 5-year old son, Marcel, born March 2011.

Report: Marion Cotillard is Devastated by Pitt Affair Rumors… Oh and is Pregnant

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Our Bellyitch Bumpwatch alum Marion Cotillard is starring in an upcoming blockbuster and rumored to be expecting her second child with long time partner actor and director Guillaume Canet.

Closer claims the 40-year-old French actress is due to give birth in December.

She also being dragged and reported to be the third party involved in the recently announced impending divorce of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie (also a blog alum). Page Six claims  she was having an affair with Pitt and that is the reason why Jolie filed for divorce.

Cotillard, who I loved in the movie Inception, has said she is “absolutely devastated” by the reports. Insiders on the set of her movie Allied, in which she plays opposite Pitt and with whom she shares steamy sex scenes, says that Jolie was insanely jealous and insecure, according to a Daily Mail report.

Further, X-17 cites a source:

Angie couldn’t handle Brad’s sex scenes with Marion. Her jealousy was out of control.

Brad tried for months to reassure her and calm her anxiety, but it simply didn’t work. She said her intuition was telling her he was cheating.’

Angie has struggled with insecurity over Brad’s fidelity for years, but she was never as jealous over a co-star as she was with Marion. She was always paranoid Brad would do to her the same thing he did to Jen.’

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Above: Cotillard and Pitt in the upcoming film “Allied” and Below, Jolie and Pitt on the set of Mrs. & Mrs. Smith where Jolie says they fell in love.

Perhaps, if true that Jolie is jealous, she knows that she fell in love with Pitt on the set of the 2008 film Mr. & Mrs. Smith while he was still married to Jennifer Aniston so she perhaps knows the pattern and fears she is now on the receiving end of an affair.

Also, a source to the The Mirror  says “Marion and Guillaume are blissfully happy, and these kind of claims are not what Marion wants to be hearing.”

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Cotillard and Canet have been together for 10 years and share a five-year-old son Marcel, born in May 2011.  Edited to add that she released a statement to the via Instagram recently:

This is going to be my first and only reaction to the whirlwind news that broke 24 hours ago and that I was swept up into. I am not used to commenting on things like this nor taking them seriously but as this situation is spiraling and affecting people I love, I have to speak up,” she began.

Firstly, many years ago, I met the man of my life, father of our son and of the baby we are expecting. He is my love, my best friend, the only one that I need. Secondly to those who have indicated that I am devastated, I am very well thank you. This crafted conversation isn’t distressing. And to all the media and the haters who are quick to pass judgment, I sincerely wish you a swift recovery. Finally, I do very much wish that Angelina and Brad, both whom I deeply respect, will find peace in this very tumultuous moment. With all my love Marion.

Coincidentally, the trailer for the film, Allied, was recently released. I’m certain the producers are eating up the free publicity and are not upset by all of this drama.

Photo: Getty

Study Credits Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt with Destigmatizing Unwed Parenthood

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A new study says that Angelina Jolie and Bradd Pitt‘s unwed parenting changed the way the gossip press covered pregnant celebrity couples, and credits them for destigmatizing out-of-wedlock pregnancies altogether.

Researcher  Hanna Grol-Prokopczyk, an assistant professor of sociology at theUniversity at Buffalo, State University of New York, told  LiveScience.com that PEOPLE magazine, in particular, helped to de-stigmatize non-marital fertility.

The researcher noted that in the 1970s and 1980s, celebrities who got pregnant out of wedlock were often married before the child’s birth, and when People announced pregnancy news, it would also include an approximate wedding date on its front cover.

But when Jolie and Pitt revealed their pregnancy in 2006, but made no public announcement of either engagement or marriage, the magazine started shifting its policy of putting wedding dates of pregnant celeb couples on its cover.

That change, Grol-Prokopczyk says, “calatlyzed a larger movement — mainly, making it more OK for a couple to be pregnant without news of wedding bells in their future, the new study suggests.”

It gets deeper and had wide-reaching implication on society as a whole, the research suggests.

“Overall, People’s coverage appears likely to have contributed to destigmatization of nonmarital fertility ” Grol-Prokopczyk said.

And it is very interesting to read how she came up with the idea for the study in the first place as it mirrors our exact experience with Google alerts for  the term “pregnancy.” A lot of the news out on that topic is about celebrities, and so much so that even mainstream news sites that focus on strict news are doing more celebrity pregnancy coverage.

Grol-Prokopczyk too had such alerts when she was expecting a child.

“I was expecting to get stories about nutrition during pregnancy, or how to avoid complications during birth,” she said. “Instead, over 90 percent of those stories emailed to me were about celebrity pregnancies.”

She said the headlines made her realized that many celebrities were having out of wedlock babies, counter to popular culture’s habit of stigmatizing unwed marriage. (Though arguably, I can attest to regularly seeing people who are traditionalist make negative comments in all unwed celebrity pregnancy stories in PEOPLE and US Weekly)

To conduct her research, Grol-Prokopczyk’s assistants found 384 stories on celebrity pregnancies between PEOPLE magazine’s inaugural year in 1974 to 2014. They coded each one, noting whether the parents were dating, engaged, married or not in a relationship at the time the mag announced the pregnancy on its cover.

Why PEOPLE?

According to the Alliance for Audited Media, PEOPLE magazine had the ninth highest magazine circulation in the United States in 2013,  which made it an ideal proxy for popular culture at large, Grol-Prokopczyk said.

She said that the magazine always celebrated pregnancies, even unwed ones, but before the early 2000s, it made sure to mention that marriage was  imminent.

And as to gay marriage, the researchers pointed out that they were referred to as single even if they had a partner. Jodi Foster, for example, famously had a partner but was featured in a cover with the title “And Baby Makes Two,” describing her as a single parent even though she had a partner.

It looks like they’ve evolved on that front too.

PEOPLE did not respond to Live Science’s request for comment and the study is yet to be published in a peer-review journal. It will be presented to the American Sociological Association’s annual meeting in Seattle in August.

Interesting sociology research!