Aronofsky, Iñarritu films set for Venice Film Festival
Darren Aronofsky’s “The Whale,” the Marilyn Monroe drama “Blonde,” Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths” and Guadagnino’s “Bones and All,” with Timothée Chalamet, will all have their world premieres in competition at the Venice International Film Festival this fall.
Kim Kardashian blamed for ruining Marilyn Monroe’s iconic dress
It appears an iconic dress has been ruined and it’s all Kim Kardashian’s fault. According to Page Six, Kardashian ruffled a few feathers at the 2022 Met Gala when she arrived at the star-studded event wearing Marilyn Monroe’s iconic “Happy Birthday Mr. President” dress from 1962. I mean yes its nice to pay homage to Marilyn but she could’ve had a new dress made and replicated. “This was no easy decision for Ripley’s, however, Kim Kardashian has continued to show the utmost respect for this opportunity and historic garment,” Ripley’s said in a post-gala statement. Was it okay for Kardashian to have been in the historic gown or should she have left it alone?mlive.com
Andy Warhol portrait Marilyn Monroe sells for $195 million, smashing record for most expensive work by a U.S. artist ever sold at auction
Sale of "Shot Sage Blue Marilyn" smashed the record for the most expensive work by a U.S. artist ever sold at auction. The previous mark was $110 million, Jean-Michel Basquiat's 1982 painting "Untitled."cbsnews.com
Kim Kardashian Should Not Have Worn Marilyn Monroe Dress at Met Gala, Fashion Experts Say
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos by Cindy Ord / MG22 / GettyAt Monday night’s Gilded Glamour-themed Met Gala, Kim Kardashian (and paramour Pete Davidson) swooped onto the red carpet to deliver the most talked-about look of the night. Kardashian arrived in Marilyn Monroe’s original, infamous “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” dress, the skintight and nearly transparent gown she wore to serenade John F. Kennedy, her rumored lover, in 1962. In an interview with Vogue, Kardashian explainenews.yahoo.com
Met Gala 2022: Kardashian as Monroe, a marriage proposal and more (photos)
“Black and white are THE colors for the evening,” said Holly Katz, a stylist and host of the Fashion Crimes podcast. She wore a black dress under a stunning gold-embroidered black coat, all by Thom Browne. Janelle Monáe offered a royal wave in a black and white bedazzled helmet piece and slinky gown with head piece. A New York love story stole the Met Gala spotlight from celebrities for at least a moment with a red carpet proposal. Todd Snyder, the New York-based designer, appreciated many of the night’s interpretations on the white tie dress code.mlive.com
In austere times, the Met Gala returns to its ‘Gilded’ roots
This year’s Met Gala felt quieter than most. Rihanna, Beyoncé and Jennifer Lopez, who usually fight it out to be the last one to the carpet, in the most lavish gown, stayed home. Instead, the world's richest man, Elon Musk, showed up in a tuxedo and his mom by his side.washingtonpost.com
Met Gala moment | Kim Kardashian channels Marilyn Monroe
Kim Kardashian went for classic and iconic at the Met Gala, once again breaking the internet by donning one of Marilyn Monroe's most famous looks. In 2016, the dress worn by Marilyn Monroe as she sang “Happy Birthday” to President John F. Kennedy in 1962 was sold at auction to Ripley’s Believe It or Not for nearly $5 million. The figure-hugging nude dress worn by Kardashian at Monday's Met Gala contains more than 2,500 handstitched crystals.news.yahoo.com
Horoscope for July 1, 2021: Taurus, stay focused in the workplace; Libra, work hard to please a picky boss
By taking the time to investigate and acknowledge what’s wrong, you should see what’s needed to make it right. Wait until you’re off the clock to focus on an unusual hobby that may have captured your attention. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You might need to go to excessive lengths to please a picky boss or stern authority figure. Remain alert today until you receive a definite signal so you’ll know exactly whom you can trust and rely upon. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Be discreet in group venues and avoid saying anything that could be taken out of context.mlive.com
Sneak peek: The Mysterious Death of Kat West
A woman is found dead and the scene appeared to be staged with a bottle of absinthe. West, a Marilyn Monroe look-alike, posted on OnlyFans, a website some use to share adult content – was a fan involved? Correspondent Maureen Maher reports in an all-new "48 Hours" airing Saturday, April 10 at 10/9c on CBS.cbsnews.com
Holiday trends to watch: Adult Play-Doh; stores that ship
(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)NEW YORK – The pandemic is turning this into a holiday shopping season like no other. And with more people shopping online, stores are doing double duty as shipping centers to try to get gifts to doorsteps as fast as possible. Meanwhile, Best Buy says that 340 of its stores are being specially designated to handle a higher volume of online orders, though all its stores ship e-commerce packages. Its goal: to have the 340 stores ship more than 70% of its ship-from-store units during the holiday quarter. Typically, 25% of holiday shopping is based on impulse, according to Marshal Cohen, chief industry advisor at NPD Group, a market research firm.
Rudolph, Santa figures soar to sale of $368,000 at auction
A buyer shouted out with glee that they would pay $368,000 for the Rudolph and Santa Claus figures used in the perennially beloved Christmas special “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.”Bidding for the figures soared past the projected sale price of between $150,000 and $200,000 on Friday at the Icons & Legends of Hollywood Auction held in Los Angeles by Profiles in History. The 6-inch-tall Rudolph and 11-inch-tall Santa were made in Tokyo of wood, wire, cloth and leather, and are still malleable. Other highlights from the two-day auction include Marilyn Monroe's tiger-striped gown from “The Seven Year Itch,” which sold for a whopping $593,750. Another Monroe gown that she wore when she met Queen Elizabeth II at a London film premiere went for $294,400. A Scarlett O'Hara dress that Vivien Leigh wore in “Gone With the Wind” and Gene Kelly's rain suit from “Singin' in the Rain” sold for $150,000 apiece.
Sparkle, dance and postal service infuse Paris Fashion Week
PARIS – From escapism at the disco, to resistance and aggression, even to pondering the importance of the postal service while working from home, designers in Paris have presented divergent creative responses to the global health crisis as spring-summer shows continued Friday. Like Milan before it, Paris is undertaking an unusual fashion season for spring-summer 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. PARIS FASHION MUSEUM REOPENSAfter delays because of the COVID-19 crisis, Paris fashion museum the Palais Galliera has finally reopened following about two years of construction and renovation work to coincide with Paris Fashion Week. The designer’s life came at a consequential moment in Europe, as war nearly shuttered her fashion house. Perfume and accessories were for a period the only surviving lines sold at 31 rue Cambon in Paris.
Items belonging to Elvis, Johnny Cash and Garth Brooks at auction
Personal and career items from Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Steve McQueen, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Jerry Lee Lewis, Judy Garland and Garth Brooks are up for auction. NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Memorabilia from some of the most iconic stars and artists of all time are hitting the auction block later this month and we got a sneak peek. Kruse GWS Auctions previewed personal and career items from Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Steve McQueen, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Jerry Lee Lewis, Judy Garland and Garth Brooks. We also got a look at some of the items aboard Garth Brooks' tour bus, which is also being auction off later this month. "It makes perfect sense to bring some of this incredible memorabilia to Music City USA aboard the Garth Brooks tour bus we will be auctioning," said Brigitte Kruse, Founder of Kruse GWS Auctions.
4 things to watch for -- Monday, August 5th
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Morning Show Insider: The Daddy / Daughter Bond
I am, and will always be proud to say that she has pretty much grown up here in Pure Michigan. I started at WDIV in June, 2010 and my daughter was almost 4 years old. Ive seen my daughter, Gianna, grow into a very smart, interesting, and loving young lady. ICYMI Today's Trivia RetakeEvery morning at 6 a.m., we ask you a trivia question on Local 4 for a chance to win a prize. Get to know the Local 4 News Today team betterLocal 4 News Today linksCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Holiday moviegoers flock to "The Hunger Games"
Holiday moviegoers flock to "The Hunger Games" "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" raked in nearly $57 million this holiday weekend. Also, rare personal items belonging to screen siren Marilyn Monroe are headed for the auction block.Suzanne Marques has those stories and more in today's Eye on Entertainment.cbsnews.com
Celebrity photo collection by Milton Greene sells for $2 million
Celebrity photo collection by Milton Greene sells for $2 million Photos of Marilyn Monroe and other stars, taken by fashion photographer Milton Greene, were sold at an auction in Poland after sitting in a New York vault for 20 years. Gayle King reports.cbsnews.com