Blake Lively’s hand looked like ‘feta cheese’ after fight scene injury

Blake Lively’s hand looked like “feta cheese” after she suffered an injury on the set of The Rhythm Section.The actress, who plays a woman seeking to uncover the truth behind a plane crash that killed her family three years earlier in the Reed Morano-d…

Blake Lively’s hand looked like “feta cheese” after she suffered an injury on the set of The Rhythm Section.

The actress, who plays a woman seeking to uncover the truth behind a plane crash that killed her family three years earlier in the Reed Morano-directed film, required surgery in December 2017 after she smashed her right hand while filming an action sequence in Dublin, Ireland.

Recalling the incident during an interview for Good Morning America on Tuesday, Blake shared exactly how she “shattered” her hand.

“We were doing all of our own stunts, by and large, and there’s, like, one-shot fight sequences, which is how I shattered my hand,” she explained. “We shut down for six months. My hand, basically, turned to, like, feta cheese… I was lunging towards (co-star) Jude Law with my fake rubber knife and my hand collided with his elbow and I broke some things and dislocated some things and severed a ligament. It was intense.

“That’s why you guys have to see this movie… so I gave my right hand for something!”

In addition, Blake admitted that she also went through hell filming car chase scenes without any control of the vehicle.

“There’s a precision driver… he was, like, on top of the car, actually operating it from a cage, and I’m in the car,” the 32-year-old sighed. “You’re out of control. There’s cars coming and you can do nothing about it… The brakes aren’t working, you’re spinning the wheel.

“I’m screaming the whole time, terrified. That’s not acting!”

The Rhythm Section, also featuring Sterling K. Brown, Max Casella, and Raza Jaffrey, hits cinemas on Friday.

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Will Smith and Martin Lawrence scrapped stunt plans for Bad Boys sequel

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence abandoned plans to do all of their own stunt work in the new Bad Boys movie after realising they were no match for professionals.The pals have reunited for Bad Boys for Life, the long-awaited third and final film in the b…

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence abandoned plans to do all of their own stunt work in the new Bad Boys movie after realising they were no match for professionals.

The pals have reunited for Bad Boys for Life, the long-awaited third and final film in the buddy cop franchise, which began in 1995 and continued with the 2003 sequel, Bad Boys II.

Smith initially wanted the duo to take on as much of the action work as possible, but it didn’t take the stars long to admit they were no longer cut out for the physical toll of the stunt scenes.

“The big change for us (from previous films) was probably the amount of stunt work,” the 51-year-old shared in a joint interview on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America. “When I started, I was like, ‘We doing all the stunts, we doing everything, every one of these Bad Boys, 25 years later, all the stunts!’ Then like, probably three days in, I looked over to (Lawrence), and was like, ‘Hey, what you thinking?’

“He was like, ‘Yeah, we should probably let the stuntmen earn they money (sic)!'”

Lawrence, 54, acknowledged his larger frame is partly to blame for his lack of fitness, but joked that packing on the pounds was all in preparation to reprise his role as veteran Miami Police Department Detective Marcus Burnett, who becomes a grandfather in the new film.

“I’m a lot heavier (compared to the previous instalments),” he said. “I put on a little more pounds (sic), but it’s for the role…! Method acting!”

Smith, who plays his onscreen partner, Detective Mike Lowrey, quipped, “I was like, ‘Oh, Martin’s really into this character!'”

Bad Boys for Life opens in U.S. cinemas on Friday.

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Elizabeth Hurley credits ‘manual labour’ for her stunning figure

Elizabeth Hurley stays fit and healthy in her fifties by doing “manual labour”.The Bedazzled beauty is known for showing off her fantastic figure in bikini snaps on social media, but she has insisted her toned physique has nothing to do with hitting th…

Elizabeth Hurley stays fit and healthy in her fifties by doing “manual labour”.

The Bedazzled beauty is known for showing off her fantastic figure in bikini snaps on social media, but she has insisted her toned physique has nothing to do with hitting the gym – and is instead the result of performing all kinds of chores inside and outside the house.

“To be honest, I don’t do any exercise, per se, but I’m extremely active, because for me, I’ve always found when you look around, the best bodies are on manual labourers,” she explained to U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America.

“I use a chainsaw, I use a hedge trimmer,” the 54-year-old said. “You burn a ton of calories, and you’re using everything (every muscle in your body), and you’ve cut the hedge, so I recommend people just being more active: run up the stairs a lot, never take the elevator!”

Elizabeth’s comments come as her ex-boyfriend Hugh Grant revealed she was shunned by designers when trying to find a dress for the premiere of Four Weddings and a Funeral back in 1994.

The actress ultimately wore one of the most iconic red carpet looks of all time – a daring black Versace gown held together with oversized gold safety pins – but Hugh told a new BBC documentary that the dress was loaned to her at the last minute.

“Poor Elizabeth rang some top designers and they all said: ‘No, who are you?’ or ‘No, we’re not lending you anything.’ Then Versace said: ‘Yes, we’ll lend you a dress’, and they just sent one round which is that one with the safety pins,” the 59-year-old told A Life on Screen, which focused on his career. “So she shoved it on and I raised my eyebrows a fraction and we set off.”

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Ashley Graham thrilled to land U.S. Vogue cover

Ashley Graham has described her new U.S. Vogue cover as a “milestone moment” in her career.The curvy model, who is currently expecting her first child, a son, with husband Justin Ervin, has landed one of four covers for the January 2020 issue of the fa…

Ashley Graham has described her new U.S. Vogue cover as a “milestone moment” in her career.

The curvy model, who is currently expecting her first child, a son, with husband Justin Ervin, has landed one of four covers for the January 2020 issue of the fashion publication.

In the stunning image, Ashley is seen posing in a gold Oscar de la Renta kaftan while cradling her baby bump, and she couldn’t be more thrilled to have landed the honour.

“Being a girl from Nebraska, having this cover and knowing this opportunity is available for someone like me, reminds me that anything is possible,” she said during an interview with Good Morning America. “I have to say that this is such a milestone moment that I just can’t take all the credit for it, I have to really thank all the people who have embraced diversity and inclusion for all women because that’s what a cover like this means.”

Previously, Ashley became the first plus-size model to appear on a U.S. Vogue cover in early 2017, though the image also featured six other stars, including Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid. For her new cover, the brunette beauty was styled by Tonne Goodman and photographed by Annie Leibovitz, and in a separate post on her Instagram page, she praised the team for making her feel like a “true pregnant goddess”.

“A VOGUE COVER!!! – celebrating inclusivity, mothers, pregnancy and love – is so surreal. I have dreamed of this moment my entire career since I was a catalogue model living in Nebraska 18 years ago,” the 32-year-old added. “Thank you @voguemagazine and #AnnaWintour for embracing a conversation around pregnancy and motherhood, which can be both an incredibly exciting and also isolating. The community and support I have discovered along the way has been incredible, and to share this monumental moment with my son and husband in the pages of Vogue could not feel more special.”

Ashley is due to give birth in early January.

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Felicity Jones developed fear of heights after filming The Aeronauts

Felicity Jones developed a fear of heights after playing fictional balloon pilot Amelia Rennes in her new movie The Aeronauts.The actress has reteamed with her The Theory of Everything co-star Eddie Redmayne for the historical adventure, which is based…

Felicity Jones developed a fear of heights after playing fictional balloon pilot Amelia Rennes in her new movie The Aeronauts.

The actress has reteamed with her The Theory of Everything co-star Eddie Redmayne for the historical adventure, which is based on true-life events taken from the 2013 book Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air by Richard Holmes.

However, while filming the Tom Harper-directed drama, the 36-year-old found that some of the scenes shot while the pair were in a balloon basket added to her phobias.

“I didn’t have any fear of heights before I did the movie and then afterwards, suddenly, now I’m petrified of them,” Felicity told Good Morning America, explaining a series of terrifying on-set accidents may have led to her new discomfort.

“On the very first day of shooting we took the balloon up,” she shared. “They were doing a helicopter shot… The balloon took off and it was all fine until suddenly we hit a load of trees and Eddie and I are holding hands, bracing ourselves as we hit the ground at this incredible speed.

“The basket bounces, Eddie and I bounce to the back. I think that I’ve broken my back… and we’re just sort of like lying there, thinking that we might be paralysed… We were back at work at 5am the next day.”

The Aeronauts, also starring Himesh Patel and Tom Courtenay, is in cinemas now.

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John Boyega takes responsibility for leaked Star Wars script

John Boyega has confessed he is the one to blame for a Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker script ending up on eBay.J.J. Abrams, who directed the upcoming final instalment of the sci-fi saga, told Good Morning America on Monday that Disney chiefs had to a…

John Boyega has confessed he is the one to blame for a Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker script ending up on eBay.

J.J. Abrams, who directed the upcoming final instalment of the sci-fi saga, told Good Morning America on Monday that Disney chiefs had to act quickly to stop eBay bosses auctioning off a top secret script after one of the movie’s stars carelessly left it lying under his bed.

The filmmaker explained a cleaner picked up the hot property and passed it to a Star Wars fan, who tried to sell it on eBay.

Boyega’s co-star, Daisy Ridley, hinted he was the culprit during an interview on the breakfast show on Tuesday, and now the actor has finally come clean.

“Alright guys, it was me,” Boyega confessed on Good Morning America on Wednesday. “Let me tell you how this all went down. What had happened was… I was moving apartments and I left the script under my bed. I was like, ‘I’m gonna leave it under my bed, and when I wake up in the morning, I’ll take it and then move’.

“My boys came over and we started to party a little bit and then the script just stayed there. A few weeks after, this cleaner comes in and puts it on eBay for, like, £65 – the person didn’t know the true value.”

He joked, “I actually thought, ‘This is a great opportunity for fans to read the movie before they see it. Maybe I’m onto something!'”

But Disney bosses didn’t find the drama particularly amusing, with him adding, “I got calls from every official. Even Mickey Mouse called me: ‘What did you do?'”

After his appearance on GMA, Boyega told TMZ that Abrams was really upset when he found out about the “accident”, but the actor had a cheeky message for his director: “Get over it!”

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker script almost sold on eBay 

A script for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was leaked on eBay after a cleaner found one of the actors’ copies. Disney and Lucasfilm executives go to great lengths to ensure copies of Star Wars scripts don’t fall into the wrong hands, but even with a…

A script for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was leaked on eBay after a cleaner found one of the actors’ copies.

Disney and Lucasfilm executives go to great lengths to ensure copies of Star Wars scripts don’t fall into the wrong hands, but even with all their strict security measures in place, a script for the upcoming instalment in the current trilogy ended up for sale on the e-commerce site after one of the actors left it in their room and it was intercepted by a cleaner.

“The security is insane, the company were really nervous about anything getting out. So, they had only a handful of scripts and they were printed on crazy uncopyable paper,” director J.J. Abrams said during an appearance on Good Morning America. “And then one of our actors – I’m not going to say which one, I want to but I won’t – left it under their bed and it was found by someone who was cleaning their place.

“It was given to someone else who then went to sell it on eBay and someone at the company said, ‘There’s a script, that looks like it’s a legit script that’s for sale on eBay.’ And they got it back before it sold.”

While he didn’t name the actor, it’s likely it was one of the film’s main stars – such as Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, and Oscar Isaac – as supporting actors weren’t given a full script.

The Americans star Keri Russell, who joins the franchise as the mysterious Zorii Bliss, recently revealed to Entertainment Weekly that she was only allowed to keep scripts for her scenes and was once escorted to a small room where she could read the screenplay in full while being watched by a security guard.

The Rise of Skywalker hits cinemas from 18 December.

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Producers gave Evan Rachel Wood standing ovation after Frozen 2 audition

Evan Rachel Wood made such an impression on the producers of Frozen 2 during her audition they gave her a standing ovation.The actress stars as Queen Iduna, the mother of Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel’s sisters Anna and Elsa, in the animated sequel. Re…

Evan Rachel Wood made such an impression on the producers of Frozen 2 during her audition they gave her a standing ovation.

The actress stars as Queen Iduna, the mother of Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel’s sisters Anna and Elsa, in the animated sequel.

Reflecting on her audition during a recent appearance on Good Morning America, Evan admitted that she was inspired by her son Jack, six, as she prepared for the screen test.

“Before I went in to do the audition I said, ‘I’m gonna do the audition for a Disney movie now’, and he (my son) says, ‘I hope they clap for you, mommy,'” she recalled. “And when I was done, they got up and they clapped, and I came home and I went, ‘Guess what? They clapped! It worked!'”

After winning the animated role, the 32-year-old discovered she’d have her own song in the film to share with her son.

“I’ve been singing Disney lullabies to my son since he was born and now I get to sing my own Disney lullaby to him,” Evan added. “It is absolutely surreal. I’m a really cool mom right now.”

As Iduna, the Westworld star sings the film’s opening number, All Is Found. Kacey Musgraves performs a version of the tune for the end credits of the movie.

Frozen 2, which also features the voices of Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Sterling K. Brown, Alfred Molina, and Martha Plimpton, hits cinemas around the world from 22 November.

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Nicole Richie took five years to embrace her natural curls

Nicole Richie has spent the past five years learning to embrace her naturally curly hair.In the past, the TV personality and fashion designer has been quite the chameleon when it comes to her locks, trying a variety of hairstyles and a range of bold sh…

Nicole Richie has spent the past five years learning to embrace her naturally curly hair.

In the past, the TV personality and fashion designer has been quite the chameleon when it comes to her locks, trying a variety of hairstyles and a range of bold shades, including lilac and platinum blonde.

However, in a new interview with Good Morning America, Nicole recalled how one day she woke up and decided it was time to give her strands a break.

“I had dyed my hair a bunch of colours, and it was great and so much fun, but then it all fell out. I had to cut all my hair off and then I had to really be serious about growing it out. So, I had to do absolutely nothing to it,” she told the outlet. “So, in the process, I had to let my hair go curly. But this moment was really important to me because I would say in the past five years, being forced to not doing anything to my hair, really forced me to take a look at how much I was not embracing my curls and how much of that side of myself I really didn’t like without knowing it.”

Nicole went on to urge other people to consider ditching bleach and heated styling tools too.

“That was a really big moment for me because I was, like, ‘Wait, I like my hair,'” the 37-year-old insisted. “You’ve got to embrace the coils… you’ve got to do it!”

Elsewhere in the chat, Nicole spoke about her new collaboration with doll company Capsule Chix. The Great News star has dialled into her own unique sense of style to create 13 custom looks for the toys.

“You’re no longer having somebody say, ‘This is a doll, this is what you should look like, this is what you should aim to be,'” she shared of the partnership. “It’s really giving whoever’s playing with it the authority to decide what they think is beautiful.”

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Hunter McGrady pushing wedding industry to become more inclusive

Hunter McGrady is making it her mission to push the wedding industry to become more inclusive.The Sports Illustrated model wed fiance Brian Keys in a beautiful ceremony held at Moorpark, California in front of guests including Hailee Steinfeld and Olym…

Hunter McGrady is making it her mission to push the wedding industry to become more inclusive.

The Sports Illustrated model wed fiance Brian Keys in a beautiful ceremony held at Moorpark, California in front of guests including Hailee Steinfeld and Olympian Aly Raisman back in June.

However, during a recent feature for Good Morning America, Hunter shared that she struggled to find a wedding gown that suited her figure before discovering her stunning white lace Watters gown.

“Most of them were too small. They didn’t actually carry the true plus-size stuff, so, you know, they are open in the back and things are hanging off,” she sighed. “The changes I most want to see in wedding fashion is more variety.”

In addition to calling for more size options in bridal, Hunter went on to explain that she wants to put a stop to the idea that brides need to lose weight or change their appearance for their big day.

“Remember that your fiance asked you to marry them as you are,” the 26-year-old emphasised. “No one is looking at how thin you are or how curvy you are. People are looking at your love and that is so inspiring.”

Elsewhere in the chat, Hunter also divulged that she first came across Brian on Snapchat. He followed her for about three months before asking her on a date while he was in New York.

“I said, ‘Add me on Facebook first before – I don’t know what you look like.’ So, he added me and after a little sleuthing, we went to drinks on our first date… it was three days long,” she recalled. “And it was just love at first sight and I knew he was going to be my husband.”

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