Lily Aldridge tired of critics urging her to ‘fix’ her smile

Lily Aldridge is tired of people telling her to get her teeth “fixed”.The California-born model is one of the most sought-after names in the fashion business and has landed gigs for the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Ralph Lauren, Levi’s, and Bulgari.But …

Lily Aldridge is tired of people telling her to get her teeth “fixed”.

The California-born model is one of the most sought-after names in the fashion business and has landed gigs for the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Ralph Lauren, Levi’s, and Bulgari.

But in spite of her success, Lily has now opened up about the “dark” side of the industry and shared how she is often targeted by critics over the tiny gap between her front teeth.

“(It’s) something people like to comment on a lot. A lot of people in the business and before used to pressure me a lot to change things. My teeth are not perfect and that’s my choice because I really love my teeth,” she insisted in a video for her YouTube channel. “I just thought I’d say it publicly – I chose to keep these gorgeous teeth, and I love them, and it’s O.K. that they’re not perfect to me. But so many people have a problem with it! They’re like, ‘Why don’t you fix your teeth?’ in comments. And I’m like, ‘I’m 34 years old. If I wanted to fix my teeth, I would fix my teeth.’ I really think the quirks of people are what make you unique and beautiful.”

Lily went on to insist that she doesn’t want “perfect” teeth as she feels a full set of Hollywood-style veneers would make her resemble Matt Dillon’s character in 1998 comedy film There’s Something About Mary.

Elsewhere in the clip, the brunette beauty shared that she has experienced all sorts of negativity on jobs over the course of her career, but tries her best not to dwell on the past.

“There’s hundreds of stories. Times when I’ve been told I’m too skinny. Time when I’ve been told I’m too fat. Times when I’ve been told I’m too pretty. Times when I’ve been told I’m not pretty enough,” the mother-of-two sighed. “I think if you love what you do, no matter what, you can get through all those hurdles. Don’t let anybody narrate your story.”

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Matt Dillon tapped to star in Brioni campaign

Matt Dillon is fronting menswear brand Brioni’s fall/winter 2019 campaign.The Hollywood actor has been tapped to star in the Italian label’s latest marking imagery, which has been captured by photographer Gregory Harris. Titled Tailoring Legends, one …

Matt Dillon is fronting menswear brand Brioni’s fall/winter 2019 campaign.

The Hollywood actor has been tapped to star in the Italian label’s latest marking imagery, which has been captured by photographer Gregory Harris.

Titled Tailoring Legends, one of the black-and-white campaign images depicts Dillon looking directly at the camera while standing in a suit and tie, while another shows him glancing sideways while sitting in a chair and sporting a suit and sneakers.

“(The) images highlight the strong personality of the actor who brings his individual sense of style to a selection of the brand’s finest tailoring, ready-to-wear and eveningwear,” a brand representative said in a statement. “Considered one of the most respected actors of his generation, Dillon reinforces the brand’s bond with Hollywood.”

In the photos, Dillon is also seen wearing a trench coat, a smart jacket, as well as a black shirt and blazer combination.

In landing the prestigious gig, the 55-year-old follows in the footsteps of previous campaign stars such as Pierce Brosnan, Anthony Hopkins, and Samuel L. Jackson.

The casting of Dillon continues Brioni’s return to its classic tailoring roots after former creative director, Justin O’Shea, launched a number of edgy ads with heavy rockers Metallica during his six-month stint at the helm in mid-2016.

Known for his versatility and roles in films like My Bodyguard, Crash, and There’s Something About Mary, Dillon most recently appeared onscreen in movies Head Full of Honey, Running for Grace, and The House That Jack Built. He is now working on action-drama Proxima and biographical crime-drama, Fonzo.

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Matt Dillon fine with negative reactions to ‘disturbing’ new movie

Matt Dillon is fine with people being upset by his new film The House That Jack Built.When the horror film, shock director Lars von Trier’s latest effort, screened at the Cannes Film Festival in May (18), there were reports of mass walkouts, with cri…

Matt Dillon is fine with people being upset by his new film The House That Jack Built.

When the horror film, shock director Lars von Trier’s latest effort, screened at the Cannes Film Festival in May (18), there were reports of mass walkouts, with critics calling the depiction of women and children being murdered at the hands of Jack (Dillon) disgusting. However, von Trier, who was showing at Cannes for the first time after a seven-year ban, also received a 10-minute standing ovation.

The House That Jack Built opens on British and American cinemas in December, with Dillon defending the controversial feature in a chat with Mr Porter.

“I’m OK that people are upset,” he said. “It’s meant to be upsetting to you, and you should know, if you’re going to see this that it is going to some very dark, disturbing places. But I think it’s a good film. Really good. And I’m glad that I did it.”

The film also stars Uma Thurman and Riley Keough and features lots of gruesome scenes during the 155-minute runtime.

The 54-year-old also has drama Head Full of Honey coming out before the end of the year, as well as upcoming projects; action movie Proxima and crime drama Fonzo.

And after working in Hollywood for close to 40 years, the 54-year-old says he finally feels secure in his chosen profession.

“I feel much more comfortable with the job than I did when I was younger, with what I’m doing, creating. Absolutely,” he smiled. “I think it’s because I’ve accepted it’s OK to get lost. Getting lost is part of what makes the medium work, right? Failing is important. The potential for failure is really important. You have to have the freedom to potentially not do it right, ’cause you can do it again, and you’re gonna learn from that. And that’s just part of the process. When you’re younger, you just go, ‘Oh, I’ve failed.’”

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Lars von Trier’s Cannes comeback prompts mass audience walkout

Lars von Trier’s Cannes Film Festival comeback was marred by controversy after a screening of his new movie reportedly prompted a mass exit of 100 audience members. The Danish director debuted his latest project The House That Jack Built debuted at th…

Lars von Trier’s Cannes Film Festival comeback was marred by controversy after a screening of his new movie reportedly prompted a mass exit of 100 audience members.

The Danish director debuted his latest project The House That Jack Built debuted at the event on Monday (14May18) but the bleak comic thriller starring Matt Dillon, Uma Thurman and Riley Keough, prompted audience members to leave en masse.

According to Variety, more than 100 people exited the screening after taking exception to the film’s graphic depiction of a serial killer’s murders and mutilation of women and children. The film marked Lars’ return to the French movie event, seven years after he was banned for comments he made about Nazism.

Ramin Setoodeh, a journalist at Variety magazine wrote on Twitter that the anger he witnessed from the audience was unprecedented.

“I’ve never seen anything like this at a film festival,” the film scribe revealed. “More than 100 people have walked out of Lars von Trier’s ‘The House That Jack Built,’ which depicts the mutilation of women and children. ‘It’s disgusting,’ one woman said on her way out.”

The walkout came despite audience members being forewarned that the movie featured “sadistic violence and brutality” and Cannes Film Festival chief Thierry Fremaux saying that it was so controversial it would only screen outside competition.

However, Setoodeh reported that those remaining in the cinema did give its director an ovation after its finale.

One of those who walked out was entertainment reporter Roger Friedman who described it in a tweet as a “vile movie” that “should not have been made”.

In 2011, the 62-year-old director was declared “persona non grata” by festival bosses after saying that he sympathised with the Nazis at a press conference promoting his film Melancholia – a reference to the fact that his Jewish mother revealed on her deathbed that his real father was, in fact, a German engineer. He swiftly apologised, but was told by organisers he was no longer welcome.

Although Matt turned up in Cannes to promote the film, its other stars Riley and Uma skipped the world premiere.

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