Gigi Hadid divides fans with unusual potato snack

Gigi Hadid has divided fans after admitting she likes to eat French fries dipped in mashed potato.The model appears in a photoshoot for the April 2020 issue of U.S. Harper’s Bazaar magazine, and in an accompanying article, was asked by Queer Eye star A…

Gigi Hadid has divided fans after admitting she likes to eat French fries dipped in mashed potato.

The model appears in a photoshoot for the April 2020 issue of U.S. Harper’s Bazaar magazine, and in an accompanying article, was asked by Queer Eye star Antoni Porowski how she discovered the snack.

“I don’t remember exactly what night this was, but it was probably after a few passion fruit martinis at Le Chalet at L’Avenue at Saks, which makes my favourite mashed potatoes on the planet,” she replied. “We must have run out of ketchup, so I dipped the fries in the mashed potatoes – and eureka!”

However, the online response to Gigi’s carb-loaded dish was mixed.

“We’ve all made a mistake or two after a passion fruit martini, but this is too far!” one follower wrote on Twitter, while another added: “Technically it’s potato on potato but that’s still kinda weird.”

But one fan pointed out that most people would have tried the French fries and mashed potatoes at fast food restaurants.

“Y’all never been to KFC??” they asked.

Elsewhere in the Harper’s Bazaar chat, Gigi was asked by TV host Jimmy Fallon about her favourite hamburgers at the moment.

“I got to go back to L.A. for the Tom Ford show this past fashion week, and as a California kid, I will always have a huge place in my heart for In-N-Out’s Double-Double Animal Style,” the 24-year-old insisted. “But since you and I always talk NYC burgers, I just tried Hall on West 20th Street. It’s the cutest little place. First come, first served. Simple but great burger and fries. And you get a yuzu lemonade with the lunch special-all for $12!”

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Jimmy Fallon collaborates with Warby Parker on ‘spinning’ sunglasses

Jimmy Fallon has teamed up with bosses at Warby Parker on a pair of “spinning” sunglasses.The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon host has spoken about his desire to own sunglasses that can have a ball bearing in the temple arm so that they have 360 deg…

Jimmy Fallon has teamed up with bosses at Warby Parker on a pair of “spinning” sunglasses.

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon host has spoken about his desire to own sunglasses that can have a ball bearing in the temple arm so that they have 360 degrees of rotation.

Now, Jimmy has worked alongside the minds behind the U.S. eyewear company to make his dream a reality, and the team subsequently came up with Spinnies.

“So, I sent a video to Neil (Blumenthal) and Dave (Gilboa) at Warby Parker with this idea that I have,” he said in a video promoting the product. “(I said), ‘What if somebody invented like a little kind of ball bearing or something up there?'”

Jimmy went on to explain that he often tries to spin his conventional sunglasses while waiting in queues for coffee, but usually ends up dropping them.

“You’re wearing sunglasses, right? You’re waiting in line somewhere like, ‘Hey, what’s up? How are you doing? Can I get a coffee?… You’re waiting, you’re standing there, you start doing what, fidgeting, spinning the sunglasses around. It stretches the glasses a little bit. It’s a little clunky, I mean (I’m always dropping them). That always happens to me. Which is exactly why we need Spinnies,” the 45-year-old explained.

Spinnies are now available to buy from Warby Parker. They are priced from $99 (£75), with 100 per cent of each Spinnies purchase going towards supporting the Pupils Project, a programme that provides free vision screenings, eye exams, and glasses to school children in the U.S.

“It’s going to change some kids’ lives,” Jimmy added.

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Kendall Jenner amazed by niece North West’s sense of style

Kendall Jenner is amazed by her niece North West’s “creative” sense of style.The model made an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday night, where host Jimmy asked her about pictures showing her and North wearing similar feath…

Kendall Jenner is amazed by her niece North West’s “creative” sense of style.

The model made an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday night, where host Jimmy asked her about pictures showing her and North wearing similar feather tops from Prada. Kendall clarified that they were totally different garments, but went onto praise six-year-old North, the daughter of her sister Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West.

“Oh my God, for sure. She’s obsessed,” she commented when asked about whether North loves clothes. “And she’s so good at it. It’s crazy, she does all her outfits now. And Kanye just buys her all these fun clothes, and Kim as well. It’s so cool. She’s really creative and it’s really fun to watch.”

Elsewhere in the interview, Kendall participated in a round of a game called Pour It Out, where she revealed that she thinks Brad Pitt and Rihanna would make the perfect couple.

“I feel like they’re so gorgeous,” the 23-year-old gushed, before detailing an awkward encounter with the Fight Club star at one of Kanye’s recent Sunday Service gospel gatherings.

“I literally just saw Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and it was so good and he just like gets better with age… and I’m like, ‘I gotta go,'” she recalled.

When Jimmy asked if she left because she didn’t want to meet him, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians personality insisted: “No, isn’t there a saying don’t meet your superhero whatever… I don’t know, I just love him so much, I’m like, I’m just gonna leave it at that and leave. I get nervous.”

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Dakota Johnson ‘really sad’ retainer removal led to tooth gap closing up

Dakota Johnson was “really sad” to see her signature tooth gap close up after she had a retainer removed.The Fifty Shades of Grey actress is known for having a small space between her upper two front teeth, and in a video for Vanity Fair in 2017, even …

Dakota Johnson was “really sad” to see her signature tooth gap close up after she had a retainer removed.

The Fifty Shades of Grey actress is known for having a small space between her upper two front teeth, and in a video for Vanity Fair in 2017, even demonstrated how she could put various objects into the gap, including toothpicks, a credit card, a cherry stem, a twig, and cash.

However, following Dakota’s appearance at The Peanut Butter Falcon premiere in Hollywood last Thursday night, eagle-eyed fans noticed that it looked like she had the gap closed entirely, and during an interview on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday, she spoke about the recent changes to her smile.

“I had a permanent retainer since I was like, 13, and it was just glued to the back of my teeth, and I was having a lot of neck problems recently so my orthodontist, she decided that it would be a good idea to take it off and see if my jaw sort of expanded,” she said. “It helped me, and my gap closed by itself. I’m really sad about it too.”

Dakota went on to insinuate that she hadn’t undergone any dramatic dental work, insisting that her tooth gap closed on its own.

“As you grow, as a human being, your skull expands, and your jaw and your teeth move. Your teeth don’t look like they did when you were a baby,” the 29-year-old smiled, before adding jokingly: “I’m sad about my gap tooth too. So, I’d really appreciate some privacy in this time. I have to deal with a whole new world of problems – getting food stuck in my tooth. Before it would just slide right through!”

To conclude the chat, host Jimmy asked Dakota if she would consider getting the tooth gap back.

“Yeah, but it’s gonna come back,” she replied. “Yeah, (I can get) other retainers. The world of dentistry is so advanced.”

While it is possible Dakota’s tooth gap closed on its own, Dr. Nina Bal, a London-based cosmetic dental surgeon and facial aesthetics expert, isn’t entirely convinced that the star hasn’t had some recent dental work done.

“Anything is possible but (it’s) very, very unlikely that the gap can close so perfectly itself, plus it makes no sense that a retainer was placed with a gap in between the teeth,” she commented. “Normally, it’s placed at the end of the orthodontic treatment once teeth are straight.”

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Keanu Reeves ‘honoured’ to take Toy Story 4 role

Keanu Reeves can’t believe he has bagged an action-packed role in the latest Toy Story film. The Matrix actor voices Canadian stunt rider toy Duke Caboom in the fourth movie in the beloved Pixar animated franchise, a role that sees him wow many of the …

Keanu Reeves can’t believe he has bagged an action-packed role in the latest Toy Story film.

The Matrix actor voices Canadian stunt rider toy Duke Caboom in the fourth movie in the beloved Pixar animated franchise, a role that sees him wow many of the other toys with his bravery.

Explaining what it means to follow the likes of Tom Hanks, who voices Sheriff Woody Pride, and star in a Toy Story film, he told U.K. chat show host Graham Norton: “It was really an honour to be approached by Pixar and to be asked to join those stories. I have a little supporting role and it was a lot of fun.”

Tim Allen, who plays Buzz Lightyear in the movies, has even earmarked Keanu’s character as a new rival for kids’ affections.

“New guys are in it,” he told U.S. late night TV presenter Jimmy Fallon last November. “Keanu Reeves has got a great part in it. Little inside story, even the fun, gentle guy that he is, even he said, ‘This sounds too much like Buzz Lightyear.’ And his character does have an edge to that.”

The 54-year-old is also set to reprise one of his most famous roles – time-travelling layabout Ted Logan – in a new Bill & Ted movie.

Asked how the project is coming along, he said to Graham: “We have a name – Bill & Ted Face the Music – and we are trying, so you never know.

Keanu is currently promoting John Wick 3, the latest instalment in the action franchise he leads, playing a hitman with a moral code. However, the star is adamant that he participates in less dangerous activities in his free time.

“I learnt to ballroom dance and found the waltz thrilling,” he explained. “I got high on it. It was pretty special!”

Toy Story 4 is due to hit cinemas in June.

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Grace Elizabeth thrilled to be joining Victoria’s Secret ‘family’

Grace Elizabeth can’t quite believe she is the latest model to get Angel wings at Victoria’s Secret.The rising fashion star kicked off her career in 2015 with campaigns for the likes of Guess and Polo Ralph Lauren and has since gone on to land coveted …

Grace Elizabeth can’t quite believe she is the latest model to get Angel wings at Victoria’s Secret.

The rising fashion star kicked off her career in 2015 with campaigns for the likes of Guess and Polo Ralph Lauren and has since gone on to land coveted gigs for Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, and Estee Lauder.

Grace made her debut appearance at a Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2016, and on Wednesday (10Apr19) was announced as the brand’s new Angel – with the model now describing her colleagues at the U.S. lingerie label as an “incredible family”.

“This almost feels unreal, I’ve been pinching myself all morning! Since the moment I entered the modelling world my goal was to work with Victoria’s Secret. Today I am proud to announce I am… (drumroll please) THE NEWEST ANGEL!!!” she wrote on her Instagram page. “I can’t even express how grateful I am to all of my family, friends, and fans for your constant support and belief in me. You guys have been the biggest force behind my journey. I’m so excited for this next chapter in my life and in my career. Thank you, Ed Razek, Monica Mitro, John Pfeifer, Sophia Neophitou, and Michelle Priano, for welcoming me with open arms to this incredible family. I love you all.”

Following the retirement of longtime Victoria’s Secret Angels like Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio, executives at the company have contracted new faces for the prestigious gig, with Hungarian model Barbara Palvin and British stars Leomie Anderson and Alexina Graham also recently tapped.

And now that Grace has accomplished her dream of becoming a Victoria’s Secret Angel, she has set her sights on another of her goals.

“I’m ambitious!” the 22-year-old shared in an interview with Harper’s Bazaar. “I’d love to do a Jimmy Fallon appearance, book more fashion magazine covers and campaigns and maybe in the future even try acting…basically, all of it!”

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Gigi Hadid tapped to design uniforms for iconic New York toy store

Gigi Hadid has been tapped to re-design the uniforms for iconic New York toy store FAO Schwarz.The model is no stranger to designing, having previously teamed with Tommy Hilfiger, Vogue Eyewear and jewellery brand Maison Messika on various lines. Now,…

Gigi Hadid has been tapped to re-design the uniforms for iconic New York toy store FAO Schwarz.

The model is no stranger to designing, having previously teamed with Tommy Hilfiger, Vogue Eyewear and jewellery brand Maison Messika on various lines.

Now, Gigi has been tasked with updating the uniforms for revamped toy boutique FAO Schwarz, often known as the shop where Tom Hanks danced on a floor piano in the 1988 film Big, which is officially reopening on 16 November (18) in a new flagship location at 30 Rockefeller Plaza after shuttering in 2015.

“So, they called and they were like, ‘We are going to have someone design the soldier uniforms for the first time. Will you do it?’ So, the soldiers standing outside of FAO Schwarz will be in my design,” she said during an interview on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday night (23Oct18). “And what I’m really excited about is they are going to have female soldiers for the first time… It’s such an honour and something that I really genuinely grew up loving. So, it was just so exciting that they asked me.”

Gigi went on to give viewers a glimpse of her sketches for the uniforms, with the designs featuring red and gold military-style suits. She also brought in one of the outfits and a matching soldier hat, which host Jimmy promptly tried on.

“It was my favourite thing as a kid,” the 23-year-old shared of the store. “I feel like when you are a kid you don’t always remember the toys that you get but an experience like FAO Schwarz… you remember forever. There are more experiences this time.”

During the interview, Gigi also discussed her love of miniature handbags and gifted Jimmy a tiny gold mirror purse as designed by Brandon Maxwell. And to continue a tradition from the past two years, she also brought along some hamburgers to share with the TV host.

“It’s creepy, but every time I eat a burger, I think about you,” she laughed, as she unveiled two 4 Charles Prime Rib burgers for Jimmy to try.

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Mark Ruffalo responds to Avengers ‘firing’

Mark Ruffalo has responded to his Avengers ‘firing’ by asking directing brothers Anthony and Joe Russo for a meeting to discuss his future with the franchise.The directing duo have been at the helm of numerous Marvel movies, including the upcoming new …

Mark Ruffalo has responded to his Avengers ‘firing’ by asking directing brothers Anthony and Joe Russo for a meeting to discuss his future with the franchise.

The directing duo have been at the helm of numerous Marvel movies, including the upcoming new Avengers film, which is still untitled, though Mark very nearly let that slip during a recent appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

The actor, who plays Bruce Banner / Hulk in the films, has previously given away plot details, and ahead of his chat with Jimmy, Mark begged the host on Twitter to cut out his “off the record spoiler slip”.

Telling the 50-year-old it was too late, the Russo brothers then jumped in and turned all The Apprentice on their star by scolding: “Mark, you’re fired.”

“Guys… can we talk about this?” the triple Oscar nominee begged in reply.

Luckily for fans, Mark’s slip was bleeped out when the show aired on Friday (05Oct18).

“I don’t want to get you in trouble with the studio, or Marvel, but maybe, could you even just (tell us) the title?” Jimmy asked his guest.

“Alright, I think I can probably tell you that. I think it’s already out there,” Mark replied before acting out some of the scenes and seemingly revealing the title.

The fourth Avengers is currently in post-production, and will hit cinemas from April 2019.

It reteams Mark with core Marvel actors, including Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson, as well as franchise newcomers Brie Larson and Michelle Pfeiffer.

The news comes shortly after Captain America actor Chris Evans appeared to confirm that the next Avengers film, which he has just finished shooting, will be his last.

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Emily Ratajkowski flaunts huge engagement ring

Emily Ratajkowski is finally wearing an engagement ring, nearly five months after tying the knot.The model-turned-actress, who has been wearing a simple gold band since she secretly wed music producer Sebastian Bear-McClard in February (18) after a whi…

Emily Ratajkowski is finally wearing an engagement ring, nearly five months after tying the knot.

The model-turned-actress, who has been wearing a simple gold band since she secretly wed music producer Sebastian Bear-McClard in February (18) after a whirlwind romance, took to Instagram on Wednesday night (11Jul18) to debut her bling.

In a captionless image of her newly-dressed hand, the two-stone sparkler, which includes one teardrop cut diamond and one princess cut diamond on a thin gold band, sits underneath her thick gold wedding ring. Husband Sebastian, 31, can be seen in the background smiling broadly.

The I Feel Pretty star then shared a selfie holding the new sparkler up to her face with a simple star emoji as the caption, and later, posted a close-up of the ring to her Instagram Stories.

Emily wed the producer at a secret courthouse ceremony in New York City.

In an interview with Jimmy Fallon in April, the 27-year-old revealed that Sebastian was forced to improvise when he asked her to marry him because he hadn’t bought a ring.

“He proposed to me at Minetta Tavern (a restaurant in New York) and he didn’t have a ring,” she shared during The Tonight Show. “He then took the paperclip that the bill was paid with and made me a ring, which I actually thought was really romantic.”

Emily, who designed her own collection of fine jewellery for luxury brand Spinelli Kilcollin in May, also confessed her wedding band was only supposed to be temporary.

“We walked into Chinatown and bought an ounce of gold and he was like, ‘We’ll melt down the gold and make the rings,'” she shared with Jimmy. “It was supposed to be temporary but I’m now growing attached to it and I don’t wanna get rid of it. I just feel like making it yourself, could it be more personal?”

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John Travolta teaches Jimmy Fallon his iconic Grease dance

John Travolta taught Jimmy Fallon his “four corners” Grease dance when he stopped by his talk show on Wednesday night (13Jun18).Wednesday marked the film’s 40th anniversary, with the New York premiere of the beloved musical taking place on 13 June 1978…

John Travolta taught Jimmy Fallon his “four corners” Grease dance when he stopped by his talk show on Wednesday night (13Jun18).

Wednesday marked the film’s 40th anniversary, with the New York premiere of the beloved musical taking place on 13 June 1978.

John, who starred as the hit movie’s uber-cool leading man Danny Zuko, was promoting new film Gotti on The Tonight Show, but Jimmy couldn’t help but ask about the ’50s-set flick.

“We just had a karaoke party the other day for our nieces, and they’re probably like 10 or 12 years old, and they’re all singing your songs and doing you, doing impressions of you,” an excited Jimmy told his guest. “Not only your singing but your dancing… the singing knocked me out, the dancing, the part at the end with Olivia (Newton-John).”

“The four corners,” John replied. “Like in Pulp Fiction, I grew up with all these novelty dances. So in Grease, they needed a step for You’re the One That I Want at the end. So I said, ‘Well, we used to do the four corners, why don’t we do that?’ So the choreographer said, ‘Show it to me’, and I did.”

Asking if he’d teach him how to do it, the 64-year-old was happy to oblige.

When the house band started to play You’re the One That I Want, John and Jimmy held their fingers through their belt loops and made a four-step box with their feet.

“My God, this is unbelievable!” Jimmy exclaimed.

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