While participating in the Living Legends of Aviation event last year I learned about a woman named Lynn Tilton but had missed my chance to interview her. I was fascinated by her story, success and the fact that she is doing it all meaning running 76 companies and 120,000 employees as a single mom. This shining star of the financial world has taken failing American companies and brought them back to the brink of oblivion.
Tilton’s unique approach to corporate restructuring has saved over 250,000 jobs. Her tireless dedication has helped preserve…Read full story
George Clooney gives us a tear jerking performance in his recent movie “The Descendants.” The story line keeps it real bringing on so many emotions at the same time. George’s wife is in a coma while he is trying to figure out how to raise their two daughters and at the same time decide whether to sell inherited land in Hawaii among his family members.
One of George’s daughters is played by Shailene Woodley from the popular ABC Family television show “The Secret Life of the American Teenager.”
My daughter Olivia and I recently dined at the table next to George…Read full story
Matthew Broderick is proving you’re never too old to play hooky by reprising his Ferris Bueller character for an ad in this year’s Super Bowl. Loved Ferris Bueller!
No word on what the iconic character will be selling during the 60 second spot, but a 10 second was posted on You Tube Thursday.
The teaser was posted by a new user called “chuckachuka2012,” and features a much older Ferris throwing open the curtains and saying, “How can I handle work on a day like today?”
The line’s very close to the one Broderick’s…Read full story
I recently had the pleasure of meeting Goldie Hawn and the opportunity to talk to her about the cause close to her heart, the MindUP Program. Goldie’s program provides children with emotional and cognitive tools to help them manage emotions and behaviors, reduce stress, sharpen concentration, and increase empathy and optimism.
The program is specifically for children in K-8th grade.
MindUP will be expanding into the Miami Dade Public Schools starting February 2nd.
For more on Goldie Hawn’s program visit www.thehawnfoundation.org
You can also follow Goldie on Twitter at www.twitter.com/goldiehawn
More than three decades after starring together in the mega hit musical “Grease,” John Travolta aka Danny and Olivia Newton-John aka Sandy were reunited at a Hollywood party. According to Newton-John, the two have been friends since filming the movie but don’t see each other often.
Both were attending the Qantas Airways Spirit of Australia Party at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel last week.
Model Miranda Kerr and wife of Orlando Boom was also at the event accepting her role as the airline’s newest ambassador. Travolta, aka “Ambassador of Aviation”, said Kerr adds a new level of glamour…Read full story
Music class will never be the same for LA school kids now that famed rocker Eddie Van Halen has donated 75 guitars to the district.
The electric guitars were donated from Van Halen’s private collection to the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation, which is a national organization that supports music in public school.
“Music kept me off the streets and out of trouble, and gave me something that was mine that no one could take away from me,” the heavy metal rocker said. “If I can help a kid discover a liking, or…Read full story
Demi Moore and daughter Rumer Willis came out last night to support Haiti and Sean Penn’s J/P Haitian Relief Organization. The event titled Sean Penn and Friends Cinema for Peace Event took place in Los Angeles at the Montage Hotel.
Other big names that filled the room included Julia Roberts, Mel Gibson, Josh Brolin, Diane Lane, Melanie Griffith, Leonardo DiCaprio, George Clooney, Salma Hayek, Orlando Bloom, Felicity Jones, Soleil Moon Frye (Punky Brewster), Hilary Swank, Kim Kardashian, James Gandolfini and Rainn Wilson. Also at the benefit were Donna Karan and Hillary Clinton.
In a video message Oprah Winfrey offered to match…Read full story
Katy Perry is giving her fans something to wink about- a new line of false lashes.The style icon has teamed up with lash maker Eylure to create a collection that offers four different styles to choose from.
A spokesperson for the company said “As a false lash lover herself, Katy had a very clear idea of what she wanted to achieve and was involved in every step of the design process.”
This isn’t the first time the “E.T.” singer brought her signature style to the world of beauty; Perry teamed up with…Read full story