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Kristen Wiig Worried She Was Too Old for Hollywood

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Kristen WiigKristen Wiig used to worry that she was too old for Hollywood.

The 40-year-old star - who shot to fame with her hit comedy Bridesmaids in 2011 - was concerned she was too old to make it in the industry after the excitement of moving to Hollywood wore off and she realized other most other aspiring actresses were far younger than her.

"When I first moved there, there was 'the dream,' as there is for a lot of people. Then I got really scared. I moved there and I was like, 'Oh, I don't have any experience,' and I was surrounded by people a lot younger than I am, a lot better looking than I am, who've been acting for a while, who've been taking classes, who already have agents and I just felt like, 'Oh, there's a lot of work I have to do.'"

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty actress first decided to pursue a career in acting during a class at an art college in Arizona, and although she struggled to find work after moving to Los Angeles she admits she came into her own after she joined an improv group, The Groundlings: "I was like, 'Oh my God, I love it,' which was weird because I was terrified of being on stage. But the idea of being someone else and not myself didn't scare me as much."


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Scarlett Johansson Hates Being a Sex Symbol

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Scarlett JohanssonScarlett Johansson is fed up of being "an object of desire."

The 29-year-old star, who is pregnant with her first child with her French journalist fiance, Romain Dauriac, plans to embrace the aging process and claims she feels less pressure to look perfect as she gets older.

"I don't want to be the ingenue any more. That part I'm happy about. It's nice to be glamorous, but I don't want to always have to be trendy and glamorous and an object of desire. I don't want to be stuck in that forever. Because it doesn't last," she said.

But Scarlett also told The Weekend Australian magazine that she believes that Hollywood's leading men aren't subjected to as much criticism: "With [male actors] it just doesn't happen the same way. You can be every woman's fantasy and nobody thinks twice about the fact that you have eight kids or whatever."

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Quote of the Day: Jon Hamm on Being Considered a Sex Symbol

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Jon Hamm

"Point me to 50 people online who think I'm super sexy. I'll point you to 50 more who say he's old and looks like my dad."

- Mad Men star Jon Hamm doubts his sex symbol phenomenon.

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Quote of the Day: The Beckhams’ Neighbor Speaks Out

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The Beckhams

"If you haven’t seen her in the flesh, Victoria Beckham is a wonder to behold: always beautifully turned out and so glossy and shiny I’m convinced she must be visible from space... I can refute the myth that she never smiles; she does."

- Common Londoner Adrian Weale praises the fashion designer's beauty while putting to rest the rumor that she rarely smiles - a couple of the plethora of nice things he had to say about living two doors down from the Beckhams.

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Kristin Cavallari: I Feel Gross When Pregnant

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Kristin CavallariKristin Cavallari's pregnancy is making her "feel gross."

The reality TV star is pregnant with her second child and although has got through most of the negative side-effects associated with the first trimester she is now feeling tired all the time.

"You just feel gross. I live in leggings. I need to get it together and maybe put in a little effort to feel better about myself. I've been great, except that I'm really tired. It gets better after the first trimester, but it never really goes away," she said.

Kristin - who already has a 17-month-old son Camden, who she has with NFL player husband Jay Cutler - also revealed her pregnancy cravings during this pregnancy are for getting cravings for plenty of sugar and carbs this time around. "I've been eating a lot of English muffins, and I'm in a tomato phase, so I've been making tomato soup and eggplant parmesan," the 27-year-old added.

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Michael Douglas Open to Plastic Surgery

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Michael DouglasMichael Douglas would consider having cosmetic surgery.

The 68-year-old star - who battled throat cancer in 2010 - insists he wouldn't think twice about going under the knife and would do "whatever works" to improve his look. When asked if he would have plastic surgery, he said, "I'd contemplate it in a minute, are you kidding? Are you talking about real life? I'd contemplate it in a minute. Why not? Whatever works."

As well as contemplating changes to his body, Michael had to add new strings to his bow to portray late homosexual pianist Liberace in his latest movie, Behind the Candelabra, and he enjoyed playing a different sort of character to the usual "contemporary guys" he portrays. When asked if he had to add new skills to his acting repertoire for the film, he added, "Yeah, sure. Piano, flamboyant stage performer. There was a certain style that the piece required which I hadn't done before. This was a character piece and all my career I've played contemporary guys with an angst of one sort or another. There was a theatricality that was a joy."


Khloé Kardashian: Mom Wanted Me to Get a Nose Job at 9

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Kris Jenner and Khloe KardashianKris Jenner wanted Khloe Kardashian to get a nose job at the age of nine.

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star overheard her mother telling a friend that she needed to go under the knife to correct her snout, which Khloe admits destroyed her confidence. "She didn't mean harm, but when I was around nine I overheard my mom telling her friend I needed a nose job. I was shocked; I hadn't even thought about it. I've grown into my face, but I've had make-up artists tell me, 'You should get a nose job.' I'm so happy that I never have. I'm proud for losing weight when I wanted to and I've never resorted to surgery. I'm not against it - one day I probably will but it would be on my terms," she told Cosmopolitan.

Meanwhile, Kris split from her husband Bruce Jenner - whom she shares daughters Kendall, 18, and Kylie, 16, with - in October after 22 years of marriage, but the pair are yet to file for divorce. However, the Olympic gold medalist appears to be settling into single life well and has even decided to grow his hair in a bid to rebel against Kris and her daughters' orders.

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Lady Gaga: You Don’t Need to Look Like a Supermodel to Be Great

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Lady GagaLady Gaga has urged women to stop worrying about their weight because people who achieve great things do not have to look like "supermodels."

The 27-year-old pop superstar has suffered with fluctuating weight throughout her career and has been criticized for being both too thin and overweight. But Gaga has dismissed society's obsession with women's figures and insists it's time people concentrated on what they're going to do with their lives rather than what they look like.

"I want to remind everyone that people who win Nobel Peace Prizes and cure diseases are not supermodels. Your legacy does not need to be a perception of beauty that's not realistic," she said in February's Fashion Magazine.

Although Gaga is now one of the world's biggest singers she insists she would still be wearing eccentric outfits and pushing the boundaries of pop if she was an unsigned artist playing in bars and small venues in her native New York City because music is her life. "There's this implication that if I wasn't so successful I would have to stop. But I never would have stopped. I would be in some bar; being Lady Gaga," she explained.


Heidi Montag: Breast Implants Handicapped Me

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Heidi MontagHeidi Montag claims her breast implants "handicapped" her.

The former reality TV star had her boobs reduced from an F cup to a C cup four weeks ago, after her larger implants caused her severe back and neck pain, numbness in her arms and prevented her from doing everyday tasks.

"Over the past few years my implants have handicapped me, I have not been able to do a lot of things. Over the past nine months I have not been able to do laundry, or look after my dogs or clean my house and I have had to stop working out because my injuries are so severe I cannot even do simple things like rowing or running. I have been limited in my everyday life and the last few months especially have been so uncomfortable and in pain that it has really been taking a toll on my life and my mood," she said.

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Jennifer Lopez Has Never Had Plastic Surgery

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Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez insists she has never had any plastic surgery.

The "Dance Again" hitmaker has hit back after a British plastic surgeon, Dr. Ayham Al-Ayoubi, suggested she "showed many signs" of having work done to her face. The 44-year-old star was clearly unimpressed with his medical opinion and tweeted, "@DrAyoubi Sorry Sir, but I have never had plastic surgery of any kind. #fact"

The actress responded to the plastic surgeon, who is based in London, after he tweeted a split-screen photographs of her and wrote, "These before and after pics of @JLo show many signs of #plasticsurgery - naturally pretty but now looks amazing." He later added, "U are naturally a very beautiful woman and look great, sometimes clever makeup can enhance features slightly changing their appearance @JLo"

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