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Guy Pearce Was Almost Deemed ‘Too Pretty’ for His Role in Priscilla

Los Angeles Premiere of 'The Rover'

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Guy Pearce is more than a devastatingly handsome, imaginary future husband. He is also a beloved Australian acting export who got his big break playing a drag queen in the 1994 cult film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

But his scene-stealing breakout role almost didn’t happen because the director, Stephan Elliot, thought he was too good looking for the part. 

More than two decades later Stephan spoke with the Herald Sun, revealing that he initially thought Guy was far too “pretty” to play bad bitch Felicia Jollygoodfellow. BRB, just suffering a minor heart attack. (more…)

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Die-Hard Taylor Swift Fans Marry in Parking Lot Outside Concert

 

Just got married in a parking lot and about to walk into Taylor Swift #1989tourphilly #casualfriday

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Many girls dream of their wedding day, and some dream of meeting Taylor Swift. Hopeful for both of her dreams to become a reality simultaneously for a fabulous fusion, one woman has forfeited the dream wedding for a parking lot vow-exchange.

Last Friday, June 12, die-hard fan Katy Harris (no relation to Calvin) and her fiancé Chris Eisenman got hitched in the car park outside Lincoln Financial Field, Taylor Swift’s Philadelphia concert venue. (more…)

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Sydney Model Sues Elie Tahari for Sexual Harassment

Marcy Castelgrande

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Australian model Marcy Castelgrande hit New York fashion designer Elie Tahari with a multi-million dollar sexual harassment lawsuit on Friday, June 12. Court papers state that Tahari tried to lift Castelgrande’s skirt above her panty line in front of other co-workers.

Page Six reports that the incident happened back in 2011, and that Castelgrande, now 32, was fired by Tahari just two hours after she complained to a HR rep within the company.

Castelgrande worked for Elie Tahari for five years, but claims that the work environment was “sexually charged” in her last three months of employment. She is seeking damages of $6 million USD, though some reports set the amount at $12 million USD.

indicates that the work environment “sexually charged” in her final three months of employment. She is seeking damages of $6 million (though other reports set the amount at $12 million).

“Tahari’s recently divorced CEO, Mr. Tahari, unlawfully and inappropriately touched Ms. Castelgrande in the area of her private parts while she was modeling a skirt before a public crowd of at least ten people,” the Manhattan Federal Court lawsuit states. (more…)

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Link Buzz: Zendaya Coleman and Gabrielle Douglas Graduate, Lupita Nyong’o’s Teen Throwback Photo Is Everything

  • Michael Kors and Gigi Hadid compete against each other in the Glamour Games. [Destination Kors]
  • Gabrielle Douglas and Zendaya Coleman graduate high school together. [E!]
  • Iranian women are protesting the mandatory veil by uncovering their hair. [BuzzFeed]
  • Yes, Idris Elba, please tell us more about your collaboration with Superdry. We’re free to chat all day long. [WWD]
  • Not even Carolyn Murphy could resist picking up something from the Kendall + Kylie collection. [Vogue UK]
  • Y’all better be bowing down before the shrine of 14-year-old Lupita Nyong’o’s thick, luscious eyebrows. [@lupitanyongo]
  • This Indian clothing company’s groundbreaking commercial features a lesbian couple. [Styleite]
  • This startup wants to stain-proof everyday fabrics. [TIME]

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Target Commits to Size Inclusivity for Latest Swimwear Campaign

Target really seems to be taking the criticism about its former lack of clothing options for plus-size women to heart. The retailer added a bevy of plus options to its Lilly Pulitzer collaboration and also added  Ava + Viv, an entire range of plus clothing to the roster. Now, Target is doubling down on the size inclusivity angle with a new swimwear-focused video.

The retailer tapped Zanna Roberts Rassi for the Target Loves Every Body campaign, in which she helps four bloggers find the perfect swimsuit. Everything Curvy and Chic‘s Chantè Burkett, My Style Diaries‘ Nikki Minton, Fabulatina‘s Nashelly Messina and Simply Stylist‘s Sarah Boyd were tapped to model swimsuits, representing a diverse range of body types. Taking into consideration what each woman wanted to show off and which parts of their bodies they felt insecure about, they were matched with a swimsuit that made them feel sexy, confident and most of all – stylish. It is certainly a step in the right direction for Target, who seems keen on emphasizing its newly-established size inclusiveness, and it couldn’t come at a better time. There is a lot of money to be made in the world of plus-size fashion and if you’re delivering items that are as stylish as they are flattering, you can tap into an enormous market.

Watch each woman find her perfect swimsuit in the video above.

[via BuzzFeed]

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