Lili Reinhart defends appearance on Gotham Awards red carpet

Lili Reinhart has clapped back at social media users who criticised her appearance at the Gotham Awards on Monday. The Riverdale actress hit the red carpet at Cipriani Wall Street in New York wearing a little black Miu Miu dress with crystal-studded s…

Lili Reinhart has clapped back at social media users who criticised her appearance at the Gotham Awards on Monday.

The Riverdale actress hit the red carpet at Cipriani Wall Street in New York wearing a little black Miu Miu dress with crystal-studded straps and strappy heels. However, it was her eyes that caught the attention of social media users, with many pointing out that they appeared red and bloodshot. Some also even questioned if she was under the influence of drugs.

However, the 23-year-old, who attended the event to support her movie Hustlers, later took to her Instagram Stories to address the criticism and assure her followers that she was simply tired.

“A few people think I was stoned last night. Truthfully, I was not. I had slept for only five hours and I usually need at least nine hours to be a functioning human,” she wrote, before sarcastically adding, “But, thanks for pointing out my bloodshot eyes, nice to know you guys can tell when I’m dead inside” with a love heart emoji.

The star has been open about her battle with body dysmorphia, a mental health condition where a person spends a lot of time worrying about flaws in their appearance. She is also an advocate for body positivity and regularly speaks out against beauty standards and airbrushing on social media.

Lili recently told Glamour U.K. magazine that she wished she lived in a world where photo-editing didn’t exist.

“I would love to see a world where people who are already thin don’t need to Photoshop their waist even more, to make young girls, like me, when I was 14 or 16 years old go, ‘I thought I was skinny, but maybe I’m not. Maybe I need to have an eating disorder to make my body look like that.’ Life is not a FaceTune app,” the actress stated.

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Pete Davidson opens up about cystic acne battle

Pete Davidson is undergoing a course of strong medication in order to treat his acne.The comedian has joined the likes of Lili Reinhart and Iris Law in discussing their struggles with the debilitating skin condition, in which cysts cause painful and re…

Pete Davidson is undergoing a course of strong medication in order to treat his acne.

The comedian has joined the likes of Lili Reinhart and Iris Law in discussing their struggles with the debilitating skin condition, in which cysts cause painful and red lumps on the face and body.

Now, in an interview with Paper magazine, Davidson has explained how he’s taking Accutane – a medication used to treat severe cystic acne that has not responded to other treatments.

“Well, my skin’s insanely bad because I have Crohn’s, so I have like no immune system,” the 26-year-old explained, referencing the inflammatory bowel disease he was diagnosed with in his teens. “So, I get cystic acne and I have to take extra-special care of my skin so it can still look sh***y. But now I’m on Accutane, so I’ve been told I’m gonna be a little bit of a b**** for the next six months.”

Cystic acne can leave long-lasting scars, and while there is no cure or specific cause, sufferers do need to undergo treatment.

Elsewhere in the interview, the Saturday Night Live funnyman discussed the intense public scrutiny over his appearance, especially during his short-lived relationship with popstar Ariana Grande last year.

“I think it’s very… weird. When enough people call you ugly, it definitely gets to you. For me, personally, I can’t block that stuff out. That’s why I had to get rid of the Internet and stuff,” Davidson shared. “But you definitely have to get to a place where you’re just like, ‘This is how I look. Alright.’ You know?”

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Lili Reinhart calls out body-thinning app

Lili Reinhart has slammed an airbrushing app for giving people unrealistic expectations about their bodies. The Riverdale actress regularly speaks out about the detrimental effect Photoshop and digital altering can have on young people and she continue…

Lili Reinhart has slammed an airbrushing app for giving people unrealistic expectations about their bodies.

The Riverdale actress regularly speaks out about the detrimental effect Photoshop and digital altering can have on young people and she continued her campaign about airbrushing apps on Sunday.

Lili explained to her followers on her Instagram Stories that she was searching for an app to help her resize her photos for Instagram and she came across BodyTune. She then shared a video advertisement for the app which demonstrated how it can be used on an existing photo to thin down arms and legs, bring in stomachs, and make bottoms and waists appear curvier.

“This is not okay. This is why people develop eating disorders. This is why social media has become hazardous to our health. This is why people have unrealistic expectations of their bodies,” she began. “This is how unrealistic standards of human bodies have been created – to the point where people alter their bodies surgically to achieve unattainable results.”

The Hustlers star then urged her followers against using such apps as they would be helping perpetuate the problem.

“I implore you: do not use these kinds of apps. If you Photoshop your body, you are adding to this problem,” the 23-year-old wrote. “We are better than this. Looking ‘skinnier’ in a photo on Instagram is not worth the detrimental psychological effects that these Photoshopping apps have given our generation… Our bodies should not conform to ‘one size fits all.'”

Lili, who has been open about her battle with body dysmorphia, a mental health condition that causes people to obsess about their appearance, talked about the “disgusting problem” with airbrushing apps during a recent interview with Glamour U.K. magazine.

“I would love to see a world where people who are already thin don’t need to Photoshop their waist even more, to make young girls, like me, when I was 14 or 16 years old go, ‘I thought I was skinny, but maybe I’m not. Maybe I need to have an eating disorder to make my body look like that,'” she said.

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Jennifer Lopez ‘didn’t get paid’ for her acting role in Hustlers

Jennifer Lopez has claimed she took on her role as stripper Ramona in Hustlers “for free”.The singer/actress stars in the movie as the “savage” performer, and also produced the flick, which was a box office smash over the summer and also featured Cardi…

Jennifer Lopez has claimed she took on her role as stripper Ramona in Hustlers “for free”.

The singer/actress stars in the movie as the “savage” performer, and also produced the flick, which was a box office smash over the summer and also featured Cardi B, Lizzo, Constance Wu, and Lili Reinhart.

Despite the film’s success, the Waiting For Tonight singer has now told GQ magazine as their Icon of the Year for their annual Men of the Year issue that she didn’t get paid for her involvement.

“I do things because I love them. I didn’t get paid a whole bunch of money for Hustlers,” she shared. “I did it for free and produced it. I bank on myself. That’s the Jenny from the Block. I do what I want, I do what I love.”

Jennifer went on to explain how the financial arrangement helped her to engage with her character’s independent mindset.

“Whether she was doing great things or bad things, she was very clear about what she wanted and what her goals were. And that she could do it on her own

“For me, who grew up with my sister sleeping in the same bed, and then went from one relationship to the other, playing that character, and having to be that independent and in charge, I was just like, ‘God, this is so empowering,'” the 50-year-old mused, adding: “It was fun when I was playing it. It was scary when I was watching it.”

Elsewhere, Jennifer insisted that she’s very proud of Hustlers, calling the movie a “moment” for women everywhere.

“This is our movie where we run s**t. They know it’s all women producers, women director, women writer, all women starring in it,” she added. “And they kind of took ownership of that. We’ve been watching men take advantage of women in movies a long time. And so it was a fun kind of ride to see the tables turn.”

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Lili Reinhart praises Ashley Graham and Charli Howard for promoting ‘real body images’

Lili Reinhart has praised models Ashley Graham and Charli Howard for promoting “healthy, real body images” on social media. The Riverdale actress has revealed in an interview with Glamour U.K. magazine that she is fed up of seeing people being airbrus…

Lili Reinhart has praised models Ashley Graham and Charli Howard for promoting “healthy, real body images” on social media.

The Riverdale actress has revealed in an interview with Glamour U.K. magazine that she is fed up of seeing people being airbrushed to perfection on Instagram and is grateful for the models for being themselves and sharing unedited pictures of their cellulite, stretch marks, and curvy figures.

“Even today, I see myself in the mirror and think, this doesn’t look the way the world tells me it should. I don’t have a cinched, minuscule waist. I do have curves, I have cellulite, my arms aren’t stick thin,” she admitted. “This is my body and we’re told that it should fit certain proportions.

“There’s such a disgusting problem right now with people photoshopping their bodies. Obviously, there’s a reason why people do it, they’re insecure, they feel like they’re not good enough, and that’s incredibly sad. When I see someone who’s authentically themselves, like models Charli Howard or Ashley Graham, who promote healthy, real body images, I think that is so refreshing and important.”

The 23-year-old continued to heap praise on the British model for championing body positivity and diversity within the fashion industry, and shared that Howard makes her feel like there is nothing wrong with her body.

“Charli’s messaging talks to me on social media. She makes me feel like my body doesn’t need to fit these impossible standards, and she’s a model, my body will never look like that,” Reinhart added. “It just won’t, and 90 per cent of women’s bodies will never look like that, but we are still only used to seeing one body on the runway and in magazines. It’s an incredibly stupid and confusing thing for that to be shoved down young men and women’s throats. Being told: ‘This is what beautiful is.’ And it’s often unachievable to regular people.”

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Lili Reinhart annoyed by negativity surrounding cellulite

Lili Reinhart won’t tolerate the idea that cellulite is “unnatural or a symbol of being fat”.In the past, the 23-year-old has been open about her battle with anxiety, depression, and body dysmorphia, a mental health condition where a person spends a lo…

Lili Reinhart won’t tolerate the idea that cellulite is “unnatural or a symbol of being fat”.

In the past, the 23-year-old has been open about her battle with anxiety, depression, and body dysmorphia, a mental health condition where a person spends a lot of time worrying about flaws in their appearance, and outspoken about the impact of airbrushing on social media.

She believes young people would be less hung up on their body insecurities if they weren’t conditioned into thinking certain physical attributes were undesirable or bad, such as cellulite, or the dimpled skin generally seen on the bottoms and thighs of adult women.

“This idea of cellulite… It really p**ses me off. It’s this weird thing where people think that it’s unnatural or a symbol of being fat,” she told Glamour U.K. magazine. “It’s so f**ked up because cellulite is just a part of the human body. It’s just genetic, it’s like having freckles on your face. It’s something that is there, you’re born with it, and it’s become this disgusting thing. We’re told: ‘We need to laser this away, no one wants to see that.’ There’s nothing more beautiful than when I see stretch marks, or cellulite, and people’s real skin.”

The Riverdale actress wishes she lived in a world where airbrushing didn’t exist so young people wouldn’t try to meet impossible beauty standards.

“I would love to see a world where people who are already thin don’t need to Photoshop their waist even more, to make young girls, like me, when I was 14 or 16 years old go, ‘I thought I was skinny, but maybe I’m not. Maybe I need to have an eating disorder to make my body look like that.’ Life is not a FaceTune app,” the star stated.

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Lili Reinhart’s locks have been ‘damaged’ by Riverdale hairstyles

Lili Reinhart’s hair has become “damaged as hell” as a result of her Riverdale character’s various looks.The 23-year-old spends a lot of time being preened and prepped for her role as Betty Cooper in the popular teen drama series, and in a new intervie…

Lili Reinhart’s hair has become “damaged as hell” as a result of her Riverdale character’s various looks.

The 23-year-old spends a lot of time being preened and prepped for her role as Betty Cooper in the popular teen drama series, and in a new interview for Allure, opened up about the impact it’s having on her locks.

“My hair is damaged as hell from being on my show and just from heat styling in general,” she said. “So, I try to take really good care of my hair.”

As Betty, Lili often has her tresses swept back into a sleek ponytail. But the actress insisted that perfecting the hairstyle isn’t as easy as it looks.

“This ponytail causes me stress,” the star explained. “It takes a long time, longer than you’d think, and it’s really annoying and very frustrating. It’s just the fact that it’s really hard to get it perfect… That’s my biggest struggle. Being on camera, you can’t have flyaways, so I’m looking at my head probably 70 times a day to make sure that my hair is in place. I hate that it’s very high maintenance.”

Lili’s natural hair colour is a much darker blonde than the platinum shade her hair is on Riverdale, and she is desperate to keep her locks from falling out due to over-styling.

“I kind of promised myself if I were offered a role where they said I need to be a redhead (or) I need to be a brunette that I would have to wear a wig because my hair has been through so much,” she added.

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Lili Reinhart named new face of CoverGirl

Lili Reinhart has been appointed as the spokesperson for cosmetics brand CoverGirl. The Riverdale actress, who has previously worked with brands including H&M, Bongo, Dermalogica and The Mighty Company, announced she was the latest CoverGirl on Instagr…

Lili Reinhart has been appointed as the spokesperson for cosmetics brand CoverGirl.

The Riverdale actress, who has previously worked with brands including H&M, Bongo, Dermalogica and The Mighty Company, announced she was the latest CoverGirl on Instagram on Wednesday morning.

“Meet your newest @COVERGIRL (lipstick emoji) I am pinching myself at the opportunity to represent such an iconic make-up brand and be the face of their newest line, coming very soon,” she teased. “As a COVERGIRL, my goal is to advocate for confidence & self-acceptance in a world where so many young men and women feel compelled to change themselves. I can’t wait to start this journey. #EasyBreezyBeautiful.”

Representatives at the American company shared the same picture, showing the Hustlers star wearing minimal make-up, and added, “SURPRISE! The secret is out: @lilireinhart is our newest #COVERGIRL! We’re SO excited to welcome such an authentic, inspirational, talented actress & author to the Easy Breezy family.”

The 23-year-old is the first CoverGirl to be appointed since 2017, when a diverse range of stars were introduced as a part of a re-branding effort. Of the group, Insecure actress Issa Rae, model Maye Musk and TV personality Ayesha Curry have remained with the brand.

Erika Woods, vice president of marketing for the CoverGirl brand at Coty, told WWD that Reinhart was chosen thanks to her popularity with the Generation Z market.

“She represents someone who we haven’t explored in this (new cast of CoverGirls) – she has a strong following amongst Gen Z and she’s inspirational,” she said. “She’s honest and raw and a great role model for young girls.”

The actress will front a new product launching in early 2020.

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Lili Reinhart looks at strippers in a new light after Hustlers

Lili Reinhart looks at strippers in a different light after playing one in her new movie Hustlers.The Riverdale actress wasn’t sure she was the right fit for the film, which also stars Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, Keke Palmer and Cardi B as exotic dan…

Lili Reinhart looks at strippers in a different light after playing one in her new movie Hustlers.

The Riverdale actress wasn’t sure she was the right fit for the film, which also stars Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, Keke Palmer and Cardi B as exotic dancers, but she quickly realised strip club employees are just hard-working women.

“I definitely look at strip clubs in a completely new way,” the actress told Entertainment Tonight. “I have so much appreciation for the women who do what they do. It truly is a workout and incredibly hard, especially in heels that are 12-inches long!”

But the 22-year-old admitted it took her a while to step out of her comfort zone on set because performing sexy dances in front of an unknown man was “obviously strange and something I had never done before.”

“What a lot of the girls and I realised (while filming was that) when these girls… are doing their dances, I feel like a lot of the time they have to put on a different persona in order to get through it. In order to preserve themselves in a personal way, so as to not give any of these men an in into who they really are,” she continued. “It’s more like an act or a performance. I think that is something that I had to keep in mind to get myself out of my comfort zone.”

Reinhart plays Annabelle in the movie, who is dragged into the scheme by her fellow strippers, and the actress confessed it was refreshing to play such a different character.

“It was quite a refreshing role to play because I usually don’t play girls who don’t have their head on completely straight,” she explained. “She’s certainly not stupid, but she’s naive and young and I think she really was looking at the older girls to guide her and take her under their wing.”

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January Jones and Kiernan Shipka reunite for Rodarte lookbook

Mad Men co-stars January Jones and Kiernan Shipka have reunited for Rodarte’s new lookbook.The actresses, who played mother-daughter duo Betty and Sally Draper on the hit TV series, which ran from 2007 until 2015, have been tapped by designers Kate and…

Mad Men co-stars January Jones and Kiernan Shipka have reunited for Rodarte’s new lookbook.

The actresses, who played mother-daughter duo Betty and Sally Draper on the hit TV series, which ran from 2007 until 2015, have been tapped by designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy to appear in the spring/summer 2020 campaign for their fashion label.

Posing in front of a painted landscape background, one portrait shows January and Kiernan standing side-by-side while sporting strapless silk floral gowns and with white pearls dotted throughout their hair, while another sees them posing in dramatic ballgowns.

Taking to Instagram to upload the images, January wrote alongside one of the snaps, “Casual family portraits are so back in.”

And the photographs caught the attention of the pair’s former Mad Men co-stars, with Christina Hendricks, who played Joan Holloway, noting, “When was this?!! So dreeeeeeemy (sic),” and Alison Brie, who portrayed Trudy Campbell, posting, “HOLY. S**T.”

However, January and Kiernan aren’t the only celebrities to appear in Rodarte’s latest imagery, with actresses Kirsten Dunst, Margaret Qualley, Gabrielle Union, Lili Reinhart, Helena Howard, Rowan Blanchard, and Yalitza Aparicio, as well as Haim musicians Este, Danielle, and Alana Haim, rapper Kilo Kish, and singer-songwriter King Princess also featuring.

The photoshoot was helmed by photographer Daria Kobayashi Ritch and styled by Shirley Kurata and Ashley Furnival. Regarding the decision to unveil portraits rather than a runway presentation, Laura told Vogue that they wanted to merge their interests in fashion and art.

“As we’ve become more confident and comfortable in our design voice and really seeing what our personality is within the design world, it’s been really nice to think artistically about creating a world behind each collection,” she shared.

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