Cats dominates 2020 Golden Raspberry Awards

Cats has dominated the 2020 Golden Raspberry Awards, picking up six trophies including Worst Picture. Tom Hooper’s live-action movie adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s stage musical, which starred the likes of Idris Elba, Taylor Swift, and Judi Dench…

Cats has dominated the 2020 Golden Raspberry Awards, picking up six trophies including Worst Picture.

Tom Hooper’s live-action movie adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s stage musical, which starred the likes of Idris Elba, Taylor Swift, and Judi Dench, was a critical and commercial flop upon its release in December.

And on Monday night, the organisers of the Golden Raspberry Awards, also known as the Razzies, which are designed to send up the worst films of each year, gave out six prizes to the much-ridiculed musical.

In addition to being named Worst Picture, Hooper won the Worst Director category and his script with Lee Hall topped the Worst Screenplay shortlist. In addition, James Corden and Rebel Wilson won the worst supporting categories for their portrayals of Bustopher Jones and Jennyanydots, respectively, and Worst Screen Combo went to “any two half-feline/half-human hairballs”.

The only other film to receive multiple wins was Sylvester Stallone’s Rambo: Last Blood, which was named Worst Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel and Worst Reckless Disregard for Human Life and Public Property.

Other “winners” included Hilary Duff, who was crowned Worst Actress for The Haunting of Sharon Tate, and John Travolta, who was named Worst Actor for his starring roles in The Fanatic and Trading Paint.

The only positive award of the night, the Razzie Redeemer Award, went to Eddie Murphy, who has been frequently nominated for the awards, for his portrayal of Rudy Ray Moore in Dolemite Is My Name.

The Razzies ceremony was scrapped on Saturday as a result of the growing coronavirus pandemic, so the organisers announced the “winners” via a press release on Monday.

The full list of 2020 Razzie ‘winners’ is:

Worst Picture – Cats

Worst Actor – John Travolta, The Fanatic and Trading Paint

Worst Actress – Hilary Duff, The Haunting of Sharon Tate

Worst Supporting Actress – Rebel Wilson, Cats

Worst Supporting Actor – James Corden, Cats

Worst Screen Combo – Any two half-feline/half-human hairballs, Cats

Worst Director – Tom Hooper, Cats

Worst Screenplay – Lee Hall and Tom Hooper, Cats

Worst Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel – Rambo: Last Blood

Worst Reckless Disregard for Human Life and Public Property – Rambo: Last Blood

Razzie Redeemer Award – Eddie Murphy, Dolemite Is My Name

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Hilary Duff treating forehead melasma with toner product

Hilary Duff is using a toner product to help target a patch of melasma on her forehead.The Younger actress, who is mother to son Luca, seven, and 16-month-old daughter Banks, has opened up about her “busy mom” beauty regime in a new tutorial for Vogue….

Hilary Duff is using a toner product to help target a patch of melasma on her forehead.

The Younger actress, who is mother to son Luca, seven, and 16-month-old daughter Banks, has opened up about her “busy mom” beauty regime in a new tutorial for Vogue.com.

To begin, Hilary noted that she starts her skincare routine by swiping on some of Ole Henriksen’s Glow2OH Dark Spot Toner over her face, paying special attention to one particular spot near her hairline.

“One really cool thing that happened to me when I had babies is that I got melasma,” she joked. “This is a dark spot toner, so every day I just say a little prayer that it’s taking care of that dark spot right there.”

Also known as chloasma or pregnancy mask, melasma is a skin condition that commonly affects expectant mothers. It appears darker than the surrounding skin, and usually appears on the forehead, upper lip, cheeks, nose or chin, but can also affect the arms and neck.

At present, there is no cure available, but there are some treatments that may help melasma fade if it doesn’t disappear on its own after several months.

Elsewhere in the clip, Hilary discussed how she is loving Glycelene’s The Beauty Ointment in French Lavender, a versatile ointment that doubles as a cream and hydration mask.

“When it’s super dry in California, (I use) Glycelene – my favourite vegan products. It’s ultra-hydrating, made with oils, it has lavender in it. I warm it up (between my palms) for almost 10 seconds. I really love oils, if your skin can handle it, it’s quite a treat. I use that as a bit of a serum, even though it’s super moisturising,” the 32-year-old said, before adding a touch of Glycelene’s day cream. “I like to layer them because I like to keep my skin looking dewy.”

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Hilary Duff wanted ‘simple and clean’ gown for her wedding

Hilary Duff was determined for her wedding dress to have a “clean and simple” structure.The Younger actress tied the knot with music star Matthew Koma at their Los Angeles, California home on Saturday. Hilary shared the first image of her stunning Jenn…

Hilary Duff was determined for her wedding dress to have a “clean and simple” structure.

The Younger actress tied the knot with music star Matthew Koma at their Los Angeles, California home on Saturday.

Hilary shared the first image of her stunning Jenny Packham dress on social media on Sunday, and in a video for Vogue.com, explained that she had a very specific vision in mind for her big day.

“I feel really comfortable and I feel it’s everything I dreamed of. The shoulders are so exciting to me. It’s really what I wanted. It has structure but it’s clean and simple. I knew that I wanted something modern,” the 32-year-old shared. “The end result of what we came up with Jenny and my gown is exactly how I wanted him to see me and how (Matthew) would envision what I would look like as a bride – not some big pouffy, beaded thing – it (had to be) very gorgeous but toned down.”

Hilary’s dress was custom-made for her in London. The ensemble was made from a stretch ivory crepe and featured a fishtail skirt, cape-like sleeves as well as 100 buttons on the back.

And the star knew Jenny was the perfect designer for the job when she first began consulting with her longtime stylist Jessica Paster.

“I sat down with my stylist, Jessica Paster, and we went through many designers and looked at their aesthetics, and together we settled on Jenny,” she noted, before Jenny added: “It’s quite a bold look, and more than anything, I wanted her to feel immensely confident in it. It is a very confident look.”

Hilary and Matthew announced their engagement in May after more than two years of dating. They welcomed their first child together, a daughter named Banks Violet Bair, in October 2018. Banks is a sibling for Hilary’s son Luca, seven, from her previous marriage to former professional ice hockey player Mike Comrie.

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Hilary Duff wishes she could pull off unconventional lip colours

Hilary Duff won’t be buying into the trend for boldly coloured lipsticks anytime soon.The Younger actress is known for her ability to pull off just about any beauty or style trend and recently unveiled her first make-up collection in partnership with N…

Hilary Duff won’t be buying into the trend for boldly coloured lipsticks anytime soon.

The Younger actress is known for her ability to pull off just about any beauty or style trend and recently unveiled her first make-up collection in partnership with Nudestix.

While Hilary enjoys experimenting with products and formulas, she has now shared in an interview with Glamour magazine that she will never be caught rocking green or blue lip colours.

“You see it in the magazines, and I feel like it’s very runway or great for editorial, but maybe you couldn’t pull it off in real life,” she said of the trend, before adding: “But I think it would be really fun.”

Hilary did go on to explain that she doesn’t mind a swipe of hot pink or tangerine lipstick, especially when she’s on vacation. Elsewhere, the mother-of-two named an eyebrow mishap as her biggest beauty regret.

“I went through a phase where I basically had jet-black eyebrows-and still as a blonde. Jet-black eyebrows!” the 31-year-old recalled. “I love a big brow. I live for a big brow, but now the tone of my brows is a little more toward my hair colour.”

Hilary is currently promoting the Bring It to the Bin campaign in association with Unilever and Walmart, with the initiative designed to make it easier than ever for consumers to recycle with ease and confidence. Regarding the concept, the star shared that she is determined to teach her children Luca, seven, and Banks, 10 months, to have good habits.

“As a mom, I always try to set a good example for my kids and that means teaching them to be conscious of their environment and taking an active role in preserving it. We recycle together and make conscious choices to incorporate reusable items into our daily life,” she said in a statement. “I hope this initiative inspires other families to recycle a little more each day. One choice you make differently is a step in the right direction for the future of our planet.”

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Hilary Duff: ‘I love to shave my nose’

Hilary Duff has candidly confessed that she loves to shave her nose.The Lizzie McGuire star shared her beauty must-haves in a new interview with U.S. Glamour magazine and revealed that she swears by a facial razor, which works similar to dermaplaning, …

Hilary Duff has candidly confessed that she loves to shave her nose.

The Lizzie McGuire star shared her beauty must-haves in a new interview with U.S. Glamour magazine and revealed that she swears by a facial razor, which works similar to dermaplaning, and effectively rids her face of build-up and fine hairs.

“I’m lucky enough to work with so many amazing makeup artists that I’ve learned a lot of tips and tricks when I get to have a little more time. I have this dirty little secret that I love to shave my nose. It takes me, like, two seconds. I love the way (my skin) looks with it way more than without it. So I try incorporate it when I can,” Hilary candidly shared.

The mother-of-two also revealed she tries to stick to a skincare routine as much as she can, and makes sure to wash her face every night even if she’s completely exhausted.

“As tired as I am at the end of the day, I really try to wash my face and stick to a regimen. I love oils and serums and stuff like that. I think just sticking to a regimen and taking care of your skin before you go to bed from wherever you’ve been that day, or whatever dirt is on your face – I try to get that nice and clean before I go to bed,” the 31-year-old explained.

Elsewhere in the interview, Hilary admitted she’s got a couple of beauty regrets, including a mishap that involved her eyebrows.

“I went through a phase where I basically had jet-black eyebrows – and still as a blonde. Jet-black eyebrows! I love a big brow. I live for a big brow, but now the tone of my brows is a little more toward my hair colour,” she laughed.

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Hilary Duff launching make-up capsule collection

Hilary Duff has designed her first make-up collection.The Younger actress has teamed up with executives at Nudestix to create the Daydreamer Palette, which includes the Nudies Matte All-Over Blush, Glow All-Over Highlighter, three Magnetic Luminous Eye…

Hilary Duff has designed her first make-up collection.

The Younger actress has teamed up with executives at Nudestix to create the Daydreamer Palette, which includes the Nudies Matte All-Over Blush, Glow All-Over Highlighter, three Magnetic Luminous Eye Colors, Gel Color Lip and Cheek Balm, and a make-up bag.

The 31-year-old, who welcomed daughter Banks in October 2018, began investing in Nudestix earlier this year and she eventually decided to pitch a collaboration.

“They were excited I was investing, but I definitely pitched myself to them for the capsule,” Duff said. “I had everything that I wanted, like tones and a few of my favourite products I wanted to base them off of, and they were like, ‘OK, you have a very clear vision of what you want.’ And that’s how the process started.”

She explained that she has been thinking of doing her own beauty line for a while but struggled to find time between her career and raising Banks, who she shares with partner Matthew Koma, and Luca, seven, who she co-parents with ex-husband Mike Comrie.

“I’ve always dreamed of doing (my own beauty line), and I just don’t have enough time. Between both coasts and I have two kids and I have my hands in a lot of different pots, and the market’s really saturated. I don’t really know exactly where I would fit in right now,” the star admitted.

The collection features “pink and ethereal tones” which Hilary created as a nod to the autumn months and because she was “sick” of California girls wearing bronze and gold hues.

The Daydreamer Palette will launch on Nudestix.com on 10 September.

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Hilary Duff took inspiration from Lizzie McGuire for latest hairstyle

Hilary Duff was inspired by her fictional Disney Channel character Lizzie McGuire when she got her new haircut. The Younger actress had long, loose waves with bright blonde highlights and a heavy, ’70s-inspired side fringe in late May, but she changed…

Hilary Duff was inspired by her fictional Disney Channel character Lizzie McGuire when she got her new haircut.

The Younger actress had long, loose waves with bright blonde highlights and a heavy, ’70s-inspired side fringe in late May, but she changed it up a couple of weeks later by going a little shorter and adding some honey highlights.

This week, Hilary switched up her look once again by chopping a few inches off her hair and trimming her fringe into a style that made her look like Lizzie, who she played between 2001 and 2004.

In an interview with Refinery29, Hilary confirmed that the awkward teenager was the inspiration behind her new hairstyle.

“I kind of have been itching for my Lizzie McGuire bangs for a while,” she said. “She had a wild time with her hair. There were no rules. There were blue hair scrunchies and all kinds of crazy s**t. There are some things like topknot buns and crimping… I feel like that could be a thing again.”

The 31-year-old explained that she has been changing up her hairstyles a lot recently because she’s making the most of her freedom during her break from TV show Younger, as she has to keep it the same during filming.

“I’m on set and they’re literally blow-drying my hair every day, curling it, and it kinda always looks the same,” the star continued. “I’m always like, ‘I want to cut it all off,’ which I just did.”

Hilary showed off her new cut on her Instagram Stories, telling fans that she “got a short doo (sic)” and crediting her usual hairstylist Nikki Lee for the update.

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Hilary Duff’s smile won her The Haunting of Sharon Tate role

Filmmaker Daniel Farrands cast Hilary Duff as Sharon Tate in his new movie because he was reminded of the tragic actress every time the So Yesterday star smiled. The actress and singer portrays the titular tragic character in The Haunting of Sharon Ta…

Filmmaker Daniel Farrands cast Hilary Duff as Sharon Tate in his new movie because he was reminded of the tragic actress every time the So Yesterday star smiled.

The actress and singer portrays the titular tragic character in The Haunting of Sharon Tate, a fictionalised version of the days leading up to the murder of Roman Polanski’s pregnant wife in 1969, and imagines her battling demons and ghosts, as well as members of the Manson Family cult, who stabbed her to death.

Farrands, who wrote and directed the thriller, didn’t have a “specific actor in mind for the role”, but the moment he laid eyes on Duff, he knew he’d found his leading lady.

“It was kind of serendipitous…,” he tells The Hollywood Reporter. “Hilary was suggested to us by one of the producers, and we arranged a meeting.

“I remember when she walked up to this little cafe…, she just looked like someone who lit up a room when she came into it. There was something very natural about her. Although she’d been raised and groomed around Disney, she’s a very sympathetic, kind and good-natured person. Honestly, it was her smile, the way she smiled reminded me of the way Sharon Tate smiled.”

The Haunting of Sharon Tate has been widely panned by critics, including Tate’s sister in early 2018, when Duff’s casting was announced.

“It doesn’t matter who it is acting in it – it’s just tasteless,” Debra Tate fumed to People.com at the time. “It’s classless how everyone is rushing to release something for the 50th anniversary of this horrific event.”

Farrands insists he didn’t make the movie to cash in on the anniversary of the tragedy, although he understands why his film may anger Tate’s loved ones.

“I get it,” he says. “I am not one to tell her (Debra) or any of these people how they should feel. I haven’t walked an inch in their shoes, much less a mile, so I can’t even begin to comprehend the horror they’ve lived through for 50 years.”

However, he adds, “I do wish that she hadn’t pre-judged this one so much… I sympathise, but I do hope on some level that people realise that this was made in honour of the (Manson Family) victims.”

Farrands goes on to reveal he actually reached out to Debra via email to explain his side of the story, but she didn’t respond.

The Haunting of Sharon Tate, which also stars Jonathan Bennet and Lydia Hearst, opened in select theatres last week (ends05Apr19).

It’s not the only film about the Manson Family murders to be released – director Mary Harron’s Charlie Says, which features The Crown’s Matt Smith as Manson, is set for release next month (May19), while Margot Robbie plays Tate in Quentin Tarantino’s star-studded project, Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, which also boasts Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt among the cast and will premiere this summer (19).

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Hilary Duff fronts new holiday eyewear campaign

New mum Hilary Duff has unveiled a new eyewear collection just in time for the holidays. The singer and actress has joined forces with GlassesUSA.com to reimagine the Muse X Hilary Duff Collection, which was released in January (18), with a more festi…

New mum Hilary Duff has unveiled a new eyewear collection just in time for the holidays.

The singer and actress has joined forces with GlassesUSA.com to reimagine the Muse X Hilary Duff Collection, which was released in January (18), with a more festive and sparkly look.

“The holidays are always busy with celebrations and parties, giving women an opportunity to wear stylish outfits that showcase their personality. I am excited to end the year with a new capsule that will inspire women to shine bright and accessorize in style,” Duff said in a press release.

The line features four sets of frames in colourful styles, all adorned with a star icon. Each piece can be customised for prescription glasses, sunglasses, and tinted lenses.

The Younger star has taken to social media to launch the campaign as part of the launch, encouraging followers to tag the person who makes them shine brightest for the chance to win a free item from the capsule, along with a personalised holiday card from the 31 year old.

In an Instagram post on Monday (05Nov18), Duff shared an image of herself having fun in a pair of black, glittery frames.

“It’s time to shine,” she captioned the photo. “So excited to kick off this holiday season with @GlassesUSA and my new #musexhilaryduff holiday collection! Calling all the women out there to glitter up and celebrate yourself in every size, shape and color.”

Duff expressed her excitement over joining forces with GlassesUSA.com during her initial collaboration with the brand.

“Glasses are my passion,” she shared in a promotional video at the time. “I felt like I could inspire women with my designs, help them see better while also feeling confident and looking beautiful.”

The frames start at $89 (£68).

The former Disney sensation has a lot to celebrate – last month (Oct18), she welcomed daughter Banks with boyfriend Matthew Koma.

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Hilary Duff has saved a decade’s worth of clothes for her daughter

Hilary Duff will be giving her daughter a collection of clothing she’s saved for 10 years.The actress is already mother to six-year-old son Luca from her marriage to ex-husband Mike Comrie, and is now expecting her first child – a daughter – with boyfr…

Hilary Duff will be giving her daughter a collection of clothing she’s saved for 10 years.

The actress is already mother to six-year-old son Luca from her marriage to ex-husband Mike Comrie, and is now expecting her first child – a daughter – with boyfriend Matthew Koma.

And Hilary has been preparing for a little girl for some time, by putting together a collection of outfits accumulated over the last decade.

“Oh, I’ve been (saving clothing) for like 10 years!” she told People magazine. “And I’ve been doing that having no idea I was going to have a girl. I think I knew at some point I was going to have a girl and just saved a lot of cool stuff.”

She’s particularly looking forward to one day presenting her child with a Dries van Noten “pearl bib thing,” which she thinks her daughter will appreciate when she’s a little older.

“(It’s) things like that that I probably spent too much money on but I really enjoyed, and maybe I am not enjoying right now, but I think that in 10 years it will be cool for her,” the 30-year-old reasoned.

As for her own style, Hilary has recently unveiled her second eyewear capsule for GlassesUSA.com.

Describing the latest line as “very California-coast-inspired,” the Younger star is grateful she can be creative in addition to being a busy mum.

“I’m lucky to have lots of opportunities and people that are sensitive to what my priorities are in my life, which is obviously my kid,” she explained. “I’ve been working so long I don’t think I could strictly be a mom. I really need that other outlet.”

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