Jameela Jamil poses in suits for Playboy

Jameela Jamil felt “extremely free” posing in menswear-inspired suits for an unretouched photoshoot for Playboy magazine.The Good Place star also served as guest editor of the spring issue of the men’s magazine, in conjunction with her inclusivity move…

Jameela Jamil felt “extremely free” posing in menswear-inspired suits for an unretouched photoshoot for Playboy magazine.

The Good Place star also served as guest editor of the spring issue of the men’s magazine, in conjunction with her inclusivity movement I Weigh, and took to Twitter to share images from the spread.

In one shot, she’s wearing a black suit with a crisp white button-down shirt and studded black boots, while in another, the 34-year-old dons a white suit with a black turtleneck, with her dark brunette hair tumbling down around her shoulders.

The actress and activist shared the brooding images from the shoot on Twitter on Thursday, and told her followers that she wanted to create a “completely unsexualized” series of photos for the magazine, founded by the late Hugh Hefner, that traditionally features half-naked women.

“I wanted to be shot like a man,” she wrote alongside the snaps. “No retouching, hi res, loose, comfortable clothes and completely unsexualized. I felt extremely free.”

In the accompanying interview, Jameela candidly opened up about her struggle with depression and anxiety, revealing she didn’t even realise she was having a nervous breakdown because she “wasn’t crying all the time”.

“I wasn’t lying down eating ice cream under a blanket. It was a complete lack of emotion. It was a complete lack of care about myself, about other people, about anything,” she shared. “That’s what my breakdown felt like, that I wasn’t attached to anything or anyone.”

She went on to discuss her two suicide attempts, saying she’s now learned to live life to the fullest to show her appreciation for surviving.

“This is the deal I made with myself to put up with this s**t, to stay on this earth. I’m going to do it, and I’m going to make it an adventure and figure out who the f**k I actually am,” she added.

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Bridget Malcolm shares candid blog post about body dysmorphia: ‘I am not cured’

Bridget Malcolm has opened up about her continuing battle with body dysmorphia in a candid blog post.The Australian model launched her career in 2011 and has since gone on to walk the runway for the likes of Ralph Lauren, Stella McCartney, and Victoria…

Bridget Malcolm has opened up about her continuing battle with body dysmorphia in a candid blog post.

The Australian model launched her career in 2011 and has since gone on to walk the runway for the likes of Ralph Lauren, Stella McCartney, and Victoria’s Secret.

Bridget has hit headlines in recent years for detailing her struggles with body dysmorphia, a disorder characterised by the obsessive idea that some aspect of one’s own appearance is flawed, and she has now penned an article in which she explained that maintaining her health takes “constant work”.

“I am not cured. And I have to exert fairly constant vigilance on myself, to make sure that I don’t slip back into old habits,” she wrote. “My body dysmorphia is particularly bad right now. There is no reason why – I have not gained weight, and I have not lost weight. For some reason though, the feeling of my skin is making me extremely uncomfortable. I would love nothing more than to reduce the size of the human I see in the mirror. And I know that if I do, I endanger my life and everything in it.”

And while Bridget noted that her body dysmorphia is difficult to deal with right now, she has the strength of mind to know that it will pass.

“There is too much possibility in my life these days for me to give in to those old, mean voices. Whilst the voices never go away, they certainly fade,” the 27-year-old stated. “They become a background noise that is easier to drown out.”

Bridget went on to insist that she is committed to eating three meals a day, working out to build strength, avoiding mirrors and not losing weight.

“Because that is all I can really do right now,” she continued. “Living in recovery is extremely challenging… So today, try doing the small things that bring you back to centre. It is all about progress over perfection after all.”

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Pamela Anderson lands first Vogue cover

Pamela Anderson has become a Vogue cover girl at the age of 51.The former Playboy pin-up made her debut by starring on three covers for Vogue Czechoslovakia’s June (19) issue.For the cover series, photographed by Dan Beleiu in Cassis, France, the forme…

Pamela Anderson has become a Vogue cover girl at the age of 51.

The former Playboy pin-up made her debut by starring on three covers for Vogue Czechoslovakia’s June (19) issue.

For the cover series, photographed by Dan Beleiu in Cassis, France, the former Baywatch star strikes some sultry poses, including one image in which she poses in a sheer gown without underwear.

And in the accompanying interview, the longtime animal rights activist discussed using her fame to highlight issues, her fears over climate change, and her intention to make activism “glamorous”.

“I wake up every day determined to help people,” she told the publication. “But we must refuel with fun. Make activism fun. And glamorous.”

And when asked if men actually pay attention to what she’s saying, or just how she looks, she responded: “What a naughty question!”

“Every girl wants to feel sexy. I think of myself as a socialist feminist,” she continued. “I love men. I don’t like authority.”

Meanwhile, the mother of two, who shares sons Brandon, 22, and Dylan, 21, with ex-husband Tommy Lee, dubbed her sex symbol status “a cliche”, explaining she has spent years pushing back against the image that has prevailed of her.

“I realise there is an image of me. That over the years evolved to a kind of cartoon,” she confessed. “But people can’t really believe it to be who I really am. It’s hard to accept it.

“I’m always in a ridiculous battle – to convince people that I have something to say. And even people closest to me try to protect me. ‘Don’t use this photo it’s too sexy.’ ‘Don’t do this.’ ‘Don’t do that.’ F**k off! Let me be me. I’ll tell you who that is!”

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Vogue apologises for misidentifying activist Noor Tagouri

U.S. Vogue editors have apologised for misidentifying activist and producer Noor Tagouri.On Thursday (17Jan19), the Libyan-American took to Instagram to upload a video showing her realising that she had been wrongly captioned as Pakistani actress Noor …

U.S. Vogue editors have apologised for misidentifying activist and producer Noor Tagouri.

On Thursday (17Jan19), the Libyan-American took to Instagram to upload a video showing her realising that she had been wrongly captioned as Pakistani actress Noor Bukhari in a photoshoot for the February 2019 issue of the fashion publication.

In the caption, Tagouri noted that she was “heartbroken and devastated” by the error, and in a later statement, Vogue bosses explained that they were “sincerely sorry”.

“In the February issue of Vogue, the writer and activist Noor Tagouri (@noor) was misidentified in a caption as ‘actor, director, and model Noor Bukhari.’ We are sincerely sorry for the mistake,” they said. “We were thrilled at the chance to photograph Tagouri and shine a light on the important work she does, and to have misidentified her is a painful misstep. We also understand that there is a larger issue of misidentification in media – especially among nonwhite subjects. We will try to be more thoughtful and careful in our work going forward, and we apologise for any embarrassment this has caused Tagouri and Bukhari.”

Taking to Instagram later on Thursday, Tagouri posted a snap from her photoshoot, which showed her dressed in a Givenchy outfit, featuring a belt and large drop earrings.

And in the accompanying text, she noted that it wasn’t the first time she had been misidentified by a media outlet and shared that she would continue to highlight the issue in her work.

“Journalist, Activist, Speaker – and constantly, CONSTANTLY talking about the dangers of misrepresentation and misidentification of marginalised communities. May we teach, grow, build, and LISTEN WITH INTENT from all of our mistakes. It isn’t always easy, but this is why we keep fighting,” the 24-year-old wrote.

Tagouri recently produced a documentary series on mistreatment of people with mental disabilities titled The Trouble They’ve Seen: The Forest Haven Story, and in 2016, she became the first Muslim woman to appear in Playboy, as well as the first to appear in the magazine wearing a hijab.

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Playboy Germany bosses stand by controversial Ennio Morricone interview

Executives at Playboy Germany magazine are standing by a story in which composer Ennio Morricone was quoted as criticising Quentin Tarantino.The legendary Italian composer, who won the Oscar for Best Original Music Score for his work on the American fi…

Executives at Playboy Germany magazine are standing by a story in which composer Ennio Morricone was quoted as criticising Quentin Tarantino.

The legendary Italian composer, who won the Oscar for Best Original Music Score for his work on the American filmmaker’s 2015 movie The Hateful Eight, was quoted in the December issue of the magazine as labelling his colleague a “cretin” and “absolutely chaotic”.

On Sunday (11Nov18), Morricone issued a statement in which he denied ever making disparaging comments about Tarantino or giving an interview with the publication, however, on Monday, bosses from Hubert Burda Media, the publishing group that owns Playboy in Germany, rejected his allegations.

“We are surprised that composer Ennio Morricone denies giving an interview to German Playboy,” a representative said. “In fact, the conversation took place on June 30, 2018, at his estate in Rome. The interview, about the concert organiser Semmel Concerts, which was also present at the interview, had been agreed to with German Playboy. We also cannot understand that parts of the published statements were apparently not found to have been accurate.”

It was not shared whether or not an audio recording of the alleged interview exists.

In the original article, it was reported that Morricone spoke about how Tarantino once asked him to complete a score in just a few days and that he believed the Pulp Fiction helmer lacked originality when compared to the “Hollywood greats, such as John Huston, Alfred Hitchcock or Billy Wilder”.

The 90-year-old, who has also had his music included in Tarantino’s flicks Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained, has refuted the remarks and alleged that the interview was fabricated.

“I have never expressed any negative statements about the Academy, Quentin, or his films – and certainly do not consider his films garbage,” he said in a statement. “I consider Tarantino a great director. I am very fond of my collaboration with him and the relationship we have developed during the time we have spent together.”

Morricone added that he has given his lawyer in Italy a mandate to “take civil and penal action”.

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Ennio Morricone denies making negative comments about Quentin Tarantino

Ennio Morricone has denied ever making disparaging comments about Quentin Tarantino. The legendary Italian composer, who won the Oscar for Best Original Music Score for his work on the American filmmaker’s 2015 movie The Hateful Eight, was quoted in t…

Ennio Morricone has denied ever making disparaging comments about Quentin Tarantino. 

The legendary Italian composer, who won the Oscar for Best Original Music Score for his work on the American filmmaker’s 2015 movie The Hateful Eight, was quoted in the December issue of Germany’s Playboy magazine as labelling his colleague as a “cretin” and “absolutely chaotic”.

However, Morricone issued a statement to The Hollywood Reporter on Sunday (11Nov18) in which he refuted the remarks and alleged that the interview was fabricated.

“I have never expressed any negative statements about the Academy, Quentin, or his films – and certainly do not consider his films garbage,” he said. “I consider Tarantino a great director. I am very fond of my collaboration with him and the relationship we have developed during the time we have spent together. He is courageous and has an enormous personality. I credit our collaboration responsible for getting me an Oscar, which is for sure one of the greatest acknowledgements of my career, and I am forever grateful for the opportunity to compose music for his film.”

Morricone went on to explain that he has given his lawyer in Italy a mandate to “take civil and penal action”. Additionally, he referred to recent comments he made in which he praised Tarantino’s films.

“In London, during a press conference in front of Tarantino, I clearly stated that I consider Quentin one of the greatest directors of this time, and I would never speak poorly of the Academy – an important institution that has given to me two of the most important acknowledgements of my career,” the 90-year-old concluded.

Neither Tarantino nor editors from Playboy Germany are yet to comment on the article.

In the original interview, it was also reported that Morricone stated that Tarantino once asked him to complete a score in just a few days and that the Pulp Fiction helmer lacked originality when compared to the “Hollywood greats, such as John Huston, Alfred Hitchcock or Billy Wilder”.

Morricone, who has acted as the composer for over 70 award-winning films including Sergio Leone’s The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, has also had his music included in Tarantino’s flicks Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained.

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Jenny McCarthy swapped running for uphill treadmill treks

Jenny McCarthy jokes that she’s stopped running because her bones hurt.The blonde star has always been known for her enviable figure, which she has previously showed off in the pages of Playboy magazine.But at 45, Jenny admits she’s had to switch up he…

Jenny McCarthy jokes that she’s stopped running because her bones hurt.

The blonde star has always been known for her enviable figure, which she has previously showed off in the pages of Playboy magazine.

But at 45, Jenny admits she’s had to switch up her workout regime in recent years.

“I can’t run anymore, my bones hurt,” she laughed to Fox News. “So all I do is an incline of 15 on a treadmill, and then I hold my hand weights, and I watch Game of Thrones or (Real) Housewives, and I literally box while I walk uphill, and that’s all I can do for 45 minutes a day. That’s all I have left in me.”

Jenny adds she normally tunes into The Real Housewives of New York City during her treadmill trek, as, “New York is the most authentic and scariest. Beverly Hills is a little bit flammable to me meaning they’re a little fake, but I still enjoy it. New York wins right now… I’m going to miss Carole (Radziwill) though”.

Jenny, who’s married to actor Donnie Wahlberg, is lucky to have access to fitness advice whenever she wants, as her sister, Amy McCarthy, owns her own fitness brand.

“PROUD ALERT! My sister’s company @motiv8mbn Is amazeballs. @amymccarthyfitness and

@aj_walczak have done an amazing job combing (sic) fitness and nutrition services and making it avail to everyone no matter where you live. Check out their site. Link located @motiv8mbn,” Jenny recently shared on her Instagram page.

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