As a boy in Dayton, Ohio, and continuing after his unstable, divorced mother moved the family to Malibu so she could (only after arriving) announce that she was marrying a doctor she had met in a clinic that offered Seventies quackery to people with unexplained allergies, Rob Lowe thought of himself as an awkward theater nerd. When it came to flirting with girls, “I had no game whatsoever,” he recalls in his sagacious autobiography, Stories I Only Tell My Friends. Evidence accumulated to the contrary; for his 14th birthday, for instance, a girl he didn’t know particularly well offered him a birthday cake — and sex. (On the beach. It was lovely, he says.) He was barely 19 when Nastassia Kinski, one of his co-stars on The Hotel New Hampshire (1984) and generally acknowledged to be one of the world’s great beauties, openly propositioned him, and he didn’t
A little charisma goes a long way, even in our two-dimensional Insta Age. Just ask Justin Vivian Bond, who has been offering up their own brand of campy drama since launching their career as a performer and artist in the ’80s. Bond, who got their start in San Francisco and now lives in New York state, has done it all, from installation art to watercolors to Broadway, earning a Tony nomination along the way. Now, they host semi-regular cabaret shows across the United States and Europe.
For those unlucky enough to live outside the radius of a major city, Bond has a new project with JW Anderson, advertising the label’s new Keyts bag. (The name is a play not only on the key lock mechanism but also the poet John Keats.) In a series of short films, they star as “Sandie Stone” alongside friend Jill Pangallo as “Joyce
Iris Apfel, a fashion icon and interior decorator is celebrating her 99th birthday in style today. Apfel, who has an easily-recognizable, eclectic and bold look, is credited by many as one of the first people to exude and celebrate what we now refer to as personal style.
The self-described “geriatric starlet” posted about her special day on Instagram where her tagline is “More is more & less is a bore.”
“My old hourglass is doing just fine… Sand’s dripping away, arriving at ninety plus nine. Happy Birthday to Me, may I be of good cheer! To give thanks for thriving & surviving one hell of a year!” Apfel posted along with a picture of herself looking fabulous in a green dress to match her green birthday balloons and surrounded by a menagerie of stuffed animals.
According to CNBC, Apfel was born in New York City on Aug. 29, 1921
From bookstore shopkeepers to cafe owners to disc jockeys, entrepreneurs across America have been among the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Small businesses in the U.S. employ nearly 60 million people, and 57 million are self-employed independent contractors, gig workers, temporary and part-time workers. Benefits like health care coverage or sick paid leave are not guaranteed for all of these workers and many rely on their income to handle these expenses.
With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to limit the social gatherings and local governments mandating the closure of nonessential businesses to help curb the spread of COVID-19, these business owners have a major challenge: Find creative ways to adjust in a time of crisis.
Here are seven entrepreneurs who are innovating and reinventing their businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Suzanne Somers Reflects on Getting Fired From ‘Three’s Company’ and Making Peace With John Ritter (Exclusive)
Suzanne Somers is opening up about her incredible career and how she’s been able to get back up again — better than ever — after a few setbacks.
The 74-year-old actress spoke to ET’s Kevin Frazier as part of ET’s Iconic Leading Ladies of the ’90s week — which also features interviews with Jane Seymour, Melissa Joan Hart, Tisha Campbell and Patricia Richardson — and candidly talked about everything from her and husband Alan Hamel’s recent scary fall down the stairs which resulted in her breaking her neck and fracturing her spine, to famously getting fired from Three’s Company after asking for a raise.
In October, Somers revealed that she had neck surgery after falling down the stairs at her home. She described the scary incident to ET.
“It’s not Alan’s fault, but I had fractured my hip, and I’m standing on the top of our bedroom stairs
As a beauty editor, I’m lucky enough to try hundreds of products, so I like to think I’ve nailed how to sort the good from the not so good. But when it comes to achieving skin I’m personally happy with, it isn’t solely about the cleansers, moisturizers, and serums that line my #shelfie. I have combination skin, which is prone to oiliness (and subsequently the odd acne cluster), as well as drier patches exacerbated by winter weather. Over the years, I’ve discovered that it’s the little tricks I’ve incorporated into my a.m. to p.m. routine which tend to keep my skin in check, and mostly they’re quick, easy, and affordable.From avoiding cleansing in the shower to getting rid of my eye cream stash, click through to discover six tweaks that helped me uncover my best skin ever.At