Archive for January 2nd, 2010
Sarah Jessica Parker has revealed how she manages her busy schedule of shooting for the sequel to the ‘Sex And The City’ movie, release of new film ‘Did You Hear About The Morgans?’ and her newborn twin daughters.
Sarah and husband Matthew Broderick used a surrogate mother to have another child, and ended up with twin girls Marion and Tabitha as sisters for son James, seven.
“My children are the most important thing to me – the fact they are loved and that I have created a healthy, nurturing life for them,” the Mirror quoted Sarah as telling how she juggles between professional life and family.
“It”s very different for me and I am so admiring of women who are working and raising children, and doing it with far less than I have. I”m inspired by them,” she added.
The actress also said that she wouldn’t overly spoil her children.
“It”s very hard to raise children in this world and not to give them a false sense of reality. Our circumstances are very different from my childhood in terms of concerns. We don”t have problems paying the phone or electricity bills,” she said.
Lindsay Lohan has posted a New Year bikini picture for her Twitter fans.
The ‘Mean Girls’ star was celebrating New Year in St Barts, reports The Sun.
And she has uploaded her bikini picture for her Twitter followers, giving them a glimpse of her holiday snaps.
She also wished her followers a Happy New Year and warned them to expect more “LOHAN MAYHEM!!!!!!!!” in 2010.
Hollywood star Kate Hudson called it quits with Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez because his heart still beats for Madonna, it has emerged.
OK! Magazine reported that Hudson warned A-Rod that if he continued talking to the singer she would leave, reports The New York Daily News.
“Kate was mad with jealousy,” said a source.
“She gave A-Rod three chances to stop contacting Madonna. How would you feel if your new boyfriend kept calling his ex?” the source added.
The source said it broke Hudson”s heart but she didn”t want to be “the other woman.”
The insider added: “She said that if Madonna is what A-Rod wants then she can have him.”
Oscar winner Oscar winner musician A.R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire) has assembled international faculty at his world famous KM Music Conservatory.
Alison Maggart (harp) is from Tennessee (USA) and has attended Eastman School of Music (New York, USA). Michael Lindsey (percussion) is from Indianapolis (USA) and has studied at DePauw University in Indiana (USA). Kavita Baliga (soprano) earned her Bachelor”s degree from the University of California at Irvine (USA) and her Masters from Boston Conservatory (USA). Andrew Throdahl (piano) is from Middlebury College (USA).
Das Daniel (piano) attended Trinity College and Berklee College, both of London (United Kingdom). Joshua Pollock (violin), who was born in Canada and raised in the USA, completed his Master of Music degree from the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Eilidh Martin (cello) gained her Masters from University of Rochester (New York) after attending Royal College of Music in London as a “foundation scholar”. George Philips (violin), who began his musical training under the guidance of Miriam Giannone and Netta Hadari, has performed at many venues in the United States and France.
Acclaimed Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada
(USA) today, urged other renowned musicians of India to open more such conservatories to nurture and channelize the abundant musical talent of India and to showcase the richness of Indian music, elements of whose theory were first found in ancient Hindu scripture Sama-Veda. Rajan Zed, who is chairperson of Indo-American Leadership Federation, applauding Rahman for conservatory, urged him to not refuse talented students who could not afford the tuition and provide them scholarships.
Conservatory offers Preparatory Program (2-5 years), Foundation Program (1-2 years), and Degree Program (three years) under affiliation of Middlesex University in United Kingdom (UK), and has currently opened admission for its prestigious Diploma Course (two years). Sound editor Joe E. Rand (Titanic) has lectured here besides demonstration by Vienna Chamber Orchestra.
Founded by Rahman (who is also its Principal), KM Music Conservatory in Kodambakkam area of Chennai in Tamil Nadu state of India envisions expanding the horizon of musicians in India by offering education in both Indian and Western music besides music technology and its mission is to provide students with a strong artistic, intellectual, and technical foundation. T. Selvakumar is the Managing Director of this international school of music and music technology whose tagline is “Become the Future of Music”.
Popstar Amy Winehouse is set to release a new album after writing a host of new songs over the festive period.
The Back to Black hitmaker said she has been hard at work over Christmas.
“I’ve actually written a few more songs over Christmas. I’ve been at home, been to my mum’s, actually been knuckling down to it really,” the Mirror quoted her as telling OK! magazine.
Meanwhile, Winehouse is due to appear in court on January 20 on public order and common assault charges after being involved in an alleged ruckus during a pantomime in Milton Keynes.
Jordan’s New Year’s bash reportedly turned sour after her beau Alex Reid almost knocked off her ex Dane Bowers.
Guests of the glamour girl a.k.a Katie Price were shocked after the pair, who are due to enter the Celebrity Big Brother house, had the punch-up at the 20,000-pound party at her home in Surrey.
The 31-year-old host was said to have been at the centre of the row after she apparently tried to turn the get together into a tribute to cage fighter Reis’s feminine alter-ego Roxanne.
“She was clearly trying to create an unstoppable bandwagon behind him. Dane was annoyed about it. There was a very serious scuffle between Alex and Dane at the party,” the Daily Star quoted a source as saying.
“They stood up to each other and it was awkward for Jordan because she is on good terms with Dane these days. Dane was eventually put in a taxi and asked to leave,” the source added.
Leona Lewis has reportedly ended up on crutches after taking a nasty fall from her horse.
The 24-year-old singer purportedly landed in hospital treatment for suspected torn leg ligaments after the accident in Los Angeles.
“Leona was riding the day before New Year”s Eve and fell off when the horse started galloping too fast,” the Sun quoted a source as saying.
“She went to accident and emergency. It was pretty scary. She had quite a tumble.
“But it hasn”t put her off riding. She”s fine and will be back on her horse soon,” the source added.
The star was later seen joining in the New Year celebrations in Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas.
Jennifer Lopez left tongues wagging after appearing in a skin tight shimmering body suit on a TV program.
The Latino singer headlined the live TV segment of Dick Clark”s New Year”s Rockin” Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2010 in Times Square on 31 December, 09 with her new single “Louboutins”.
The 41-year-old reportedly exhibited a flawless physique in a curves hugging unitard laden with sparkles, reports the New York Daily News.
She was said to have first performed in a shaggy black jacket for her first number before changing into a glittering catsuit.
The star later covered up in a glamorous, and warm-looking, fur coat as she welcomed 2010 with husband Marc Anthony.