Olivia Munn claps back at troll’s cruel ‘cottage cheese thighs’ comment

Olivia Munn has shut down a troll who criticised her for having cellulite. The X-Men: Apocalypse actress recently took to Instagram to share a stunning snap of herself with her 2.4 million followers. In the picture, the 39-year-old was sat on a cha…

Olivia Munn has shut down a troll who criticised her for having cellulite.

The X-Men: Apocalypse actress recently took to Instagram to share a stunning snap of herself with her 2.4 million followers.

In the picture, the 39-year-old was sat on a chair looking relaxed while wearing a white miniskirt and nude vest.

However, underneath the snap, some trolls pointed out her cellulite, with one cruelly commenting: “cottage cheese”.

The star’s fans rushed to her defence, and Olivia soon hit back: “What woman doesn’t have cellulite?? It’s not gonna stop me from posting a pic.”

While many of her followers praised her for sharing the unfiltered shot.

“Who cares about cellulite? Jezus, it’s a natural thing! @oliviamunn Hell yeah (sic),” commented one, while another added: “MORE PEOPLE NEED TO HYPE HER UP LIKE DAMN.”

Olivia has previously been forced to respond to claims she’d undergone plastic surgery, and in a chat with Rook magazine, she was critical of the fact that women are always so heavily scrutinised because of their looks.

“That’s where it’s unfair – the judgement that is put on women for how we look. If you’re looking bad, you have to cover up,” she told the publication. “If you’re looking good, you’ve done something or made a deal with the devil.

“Being multi-ethnic – I’m half Chinese and half white – brings up a whole set of complications that people don’t even think about when it comes to being photographed.”

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Olivia Munn took years to master meditation

Olivia Munn took years to perfect her meditation technique.The X-Men: Apocalypse actress wanted to use meditation to help her shut out all the stress and noise from her everyday life and achieve a calm and clear state, but she struggled to quieten her …

Olivia Munn took years to perfect her meditation technique.

The X-Men: Apocalypse actress wanted to use meditation to help her shut out all the stress and noise from her everyday life and achieve a calm and clear state, but she struggled to quieten her mind enough to get to that zen place.

“I tried so hard (to meditate) for years,” she told Women’s Health magazine. “The tough thing for me about meditating is thinking, Am I doing it right? Did I do this for nothing? Do I have to start all over? My brain begins to spin.”

She finally came across a headband called Muse that uses an EEG (electroencephalogram) device to sense brain activity and translate it into meditation sounds, with Olivia explaining, “When you’re thinking of nothing at all, you get bird chirps… It’s like a little video game for me.”

The 38-year-old can now achieve that calm state within 10 seconds and it helps her focus on what’s important, and she usually hears her mother’s voice saying, “Stand up for yourself. Stand up for what’s right. You know what’s right-do it.”

Olivia first learned the power of caring for her mind and body when she grew up practicing taekwondo. She went back to the martial art while training for X-Men in 2015 and she is planning to start it back up again soon.

“As much as I care about looking and feeling my best, it’s not enough of a motivation for me,” Olivia explained. “I need a goal of accomplishing something.

“When you do martial arts, it makes you feel like you’re physically capable of anything… And the great side effect is that when you’re in your best shape, you actually will look your best too.”

The actress is also planning to return to the diet she abided by during her X-Men training. The 80 per cent raw diet featured fewer complex carbs, little meats and lots of fruits and vegetables.

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Tye Sheridan wrote James Marsden a note when he took over as X-Men’s Cyclops

James Marsden has proved there were never any hard feelings when he handed over his Cyclops role to Tye Sheridan.Tye, 22, took over the X-Men character in 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse, after James had previously played the mutant from 2000, in X-Men, right…

James Marsden has proved there were never any hard feelings when he handed over his Cyclops role to Tye Sheridan.

Tye, 22, took over the X-Men character in 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse, after James had previously played the mutant from 2000, in X-Men, right up until 2014’s X-Men: Days of Future Past.

Talking to Variety about the handover, 45-year-old James revealed he can’t wait to see what’s in store for Cyclops in new chapter X-Men: Dark Phoenix.

“(Tye) wrote me a handwritten letter when he took over the role,” he smiled. “A lovely young man. They’re giving (the storyline) the justice it deserves.”

Tye’s other big film credits include Ready Player One and an appearance in Deadpool 2.

Talking more about Dark Phoenix, which stars 23-year-old Sophie Turner as Jean Grey / Phoenix, a role first portrayed by Famke Janssen, the actor said he thought the Game of Thrones star was a good choice.

“I obviously (I) know the Dark Phoenix story – the saga was close to me because my character is closest with Jean,” the Westworld star mused. “It’s cool to see a Sophie Turner up there kicking a*s as the young version of Jean.”

Famke, 54, previously explained that it wasn’t her decision to walk away from the role, and hinted it was down to her age.

“I didn’t give up, they gave up on me. There’s a big difference,” she told Us Weekly. “It was their (producers’) decision, you know? It’s like what happens in life. You get, well not to me thankfully. But people, just like men trade women in for a younger model version. It’s like that.”

Dark Phoenix hits cinemas in June, with X-Men regulars Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, James McAvoy, and Michael Fassbender all returning to the franchise.

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Lucas Till and Lucy Hale cast in civil rights drama Son of the South

Lucas Till and Lucy Hale have bagged lead roles in Spike Lee executive-produced drama Son of the South.The 28-year-old X-Men: Apocalypse actor will star as Bob Zellner in the movie, based on Zellner’s 2008 autobiography The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: …

Lucas Till and Lucy Hale have bagged lead roles in Spike Lee executive-produced drama Son of the South.

The 28-year-old X-Men: Apocalypse actor will star as Bob Zellner in the movie, based on Zellner’s 2008 autobiography The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement, according to Variety.

The movie will tell the story of how Zellner, an Alabama native and grandson of a member of secret society Ku Klux Klan, joined ranks with African-American students fighting for their civil rights in 60s segregated America.

Former Pretty Little Liars star Hale will appear alongside Till as Carol Ann, Zellner’s college girlfriend, in the movie which is currently shooting in Montgomery, Alabama.

Lee, who won the 2019 Academy Award for the BlacKkKlansman adapted screenplay, is executive producing with his longtime editor, Barry Alexander Brown, who received an editing nomination for the 2018 movie – directing from his own screenplay which he wrote almost decade ago.

Brown first crossed paths with Zellner in 1968 when, as a student at Montgomery’s Lanier High School, he contacted Zellner, by then a well-known figure in the civil rights movement, about his high school not being allowed to lower their flag to half-mast following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King.

“He had so many stories, and every one of the stories was jaw-dropping, so I knew there was a movie there,” Brown told website Yellowhammernews.com. “I just didn’t know what the movie was. Then it hit me to do it about his transition about being somebody about to graduate from Huntingdon College – sort of a good ol’ boy – and in a matter of a few months, he was in the centre of the civil rights movement.”

Cast members include Lex Scott Davis, Julia Ormond as Virginia Durr, Cedric the Entertainer as Reverend Ralph Abernathy and Sharonne Lanier as Rosa Parks. While Brian Dennehy stars as Zellner’s Ku Klux Klan member grandfather and Chaka Forman will portray the role of his activist father Jim Forman.

Producers on the project are Colin Bates, Eve Pomerance, Bill Black, Stan Erdreich, and River Bend Pictures.

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Oscar Isaac wants to make full movie in Spanish

Actor Oscar Isaac is keen to show off his language skills by shooting a whole movie in Spanish. The X-Men: Apocalypse star was born in his mother’s native Guatemala, but was raised in Miami, Florida after relocating to the U.S. with his family when he…

Actor Oscar Isaac is keen to show off his language skills by shooting a whole movie in Spanish.

The X-Men: Apocalypse star was born in his mother’s native Guatemala, but was raised in Miami, Florida after relocating to the U.S. with his family when he was just five months old.

He speaks fluent Spanish, thanks to also having a Cuban father, and Oscar was able to use his family background to add to his character in Triple Frontier, a new heist movie set in South America.

Getting to practice his Spanish onscreen was a thrill for Oscar, as he had only previously used his bilingual skills for part of his role in 2014’s A Most Violent Year, which was directed by J.C. Chandor, who also took charge of the actor’s latest action thriller.

Now Oscar is eager to take it one step further and has set his sights on tackling an entire project in his mother tongue.

“I hope to make a whole movie in Spanish,” he told The Associated Press.

Triple Frontier received a week-long run in U.S. theatres ahead of its release on Netflix on Wednesday (13Mar19), and Oscar wouldn’t be opposed to shooting more projects for the hugely-popular streaming service – including a possible foreign language movie.

“I got to see (Triple Frontier) on a big screen with an incredible sound system and that was really amazing to see, but, you know, we are living in a very transitional time,” he shared of the current Hollywood debate regarding films made for theatres and those made for home viewing.

“I think that regardless of the debate… there’s a lot more opportunities to do different kinds of movies and movies that often wouldn’t get financed theatrically.”

Triple Frontier, Oscar’s first job for Netflix, also stars Ben Affleck, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, and Pedro Pascal.

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Lana Condor stoles clothes from To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before set

Lana Condor has confessed to stealing a number of outfits from the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before set.The actress was catapulted to fame following the release of the teen romance movie last August (18), in which she played Lara Jean Covey and Noah C…

Lana Condor has confessed to stealing a number of outfits from the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before set.

The actress was catapulted to fame following the release of the teen romance movie last August (18), in which she played Lara Jean Covey and Noah Centineo starred as one of her love interests.

Speaking to People magazine, Lana has now divulged that she went home with a selection of her character’s clothes following her final day on the set of the hit Netflix project.

“I stole a lot. Like, a whole lot,” the 21-year-old laughed. “I’m sure they’re going to want it back, but I took quite a bit. I’m sorry!”

The Vietnam-born star admitted to taking a hoodie, shoes, and a jacket from her character’s closet.

Discussing the importance of fashion in her life, Lana went on to detail some of her own wardrobe staples, and highlighted how her go-to look makes her feel “bada*s.”

“A leather jacket makes me feel very confident,” she responded when asked what outfit makes her feel the most powerful. “I would say black jeans, a leather jacket, and a statement T-shirt.”

Lana went on to express her love for slogan shirts and suggested that she would finish the look with a pair of “great sneakers”.

And in a bid to empower women, the X-Men: Apocalypse star has joined forces with Old Navy and Suzanne Asbury-Oliver – the world’s only professional female skywriter – to kick off the #SKYSTHELIMIT campaign.

The initiative will deliver encouraging messages to women in cities all over the United States, in association with International Women’s Day.

Lana called her involvement with the project a “no brainer,” and emphasised that empowering women is close to her heart.

“The message of a hero as a woman and just shooting for the stars is something that I’ve always believed in,” the actress affirmed.

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James McAvoy was ‘freaked out’ by Bill Skarsgard’s creepy clown in It sequel

Actor James McAvoy was constantly on edge while filming the It sequel because co-star Bill Skarsgard’s creepy clown portrayal really “freaked” him out. The X-Men: Apocalypse star is among the new castmembers of the follow-up to the 2017 horror remake,…

Actor James McAvoy was constantly on edge while filming the It sequel because co-star Bill Skarsgard’s creepy clown portrayal really “freaked” him out.

The X-Men: Apocalypse star is among the new castmembers of the follow-up to the 2017 horror remake, which focused on a group of youngsters being terrorised by an evil clown called Pennywise, who was brought to life onscreen by Skarsgard.

It: Chapter Two will follow the now grown-up kids as they return to their Maine hometown 27 years later and have to face Pennywise once again.

McAvoy was cast to play the older version of Bill, portrayed by Jaeden Lieberher in the first installment, and even though he became friendly with Skarsgard in between scenes, the Scottish actor admits simply sharing the same room as him sent a chill up his spine.

“He is amazing,” James said on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America. “The guy who plays the clown is terrifying! He’s a lovely guy, and yet he really freaked me out.”

And McAvoy insists he wasn’t the only one to feel a little unnerved around Skarsgard, especially when he was in costume.

He recalled, “I remember standing there with the rest of the cast, all these adults, we’ve all done weird, freaky stuff, and we are all looking at each other going, ‘I don’t like being in here. I don’t like being an actor today. This is really (creepy)…’

“It really freaked me out. I never liked clowns as a kid…”

McAvoy joins Jessica Chastain and Bill Hader in It: Chapter Two, which is due to open in theatres in September (19).

It director Andy Muschietti returned to take charge of the sequel, which was written by Gary Dauberman, and based on the Stephen King 1986 novel of the same name.

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Olivia Munn celebrates Chanel’s anti-fur move

Actress Olivia Munn has applauded bosses at Chanel for becoming the latest fashion house to stop using real fur and exotic animal skins in their luxury designs. In recent months, officials at Versace, Michael Kors, Gucci, Burberry, and Coach have all …

Actress Olivia Munn has applauded bosses at Chanel for becoming the latest fashion house to stop using real fur and exotic animal skins in their luxury designs.

In recent months, officials at Versace, Michael Kors, Gucci, Burberry, and Coach have all announced plans for more animal-friendly measures, and now Chanel executives have followed suit for future fashion creations.

A representative for the brand explains the decision was made in part because it is becoming “increasingly difficult” to source materials that meet their ethical standards and requirements for sustainability, insisting the new ban will provide designers with “an opportunity to create a new generation of high-end products”.

The move has already been praised by activists at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), and now Olivia has shared her joy about the news on social media.

“This is AMAZING!!!! @chanel,” she tweeted alongside a PETA news article about the initiative.

She also posted a screen shot of the comment on Instagram, and captioned it, “I hope this inspires more designers to follow suit.”

Animal-lover Olivia has long been calling on fashion industry leaders to ditch the use of fur in their garments and previously stripped off to pose nude for PETA’s ‘I’d rather go naked than wear fur’ campaign in 2011.

“Who needs fur to feel beautiful?” she asked in the print ad.

The X-Men: Apocalypse star also went one step further by teaming up with PETA officials for an undercover video expose about the alleged abuse of animals on a fur farm in China, where fox, mink, and rabbit coats, as well as furs from dogs and cats, are frequently collected and shipped worldwide to be turned into clothing and accessories.

“There’s nothing good about pretending like you don’t know,” she said of the terrible treatment the animals are reportedly subjected to.

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Sophie Turner wore a wig to cover damaged hair during Game of Thrones shoot

Sophie Turner had to wear a wig after ruining her hair while filming Game of Thrones.The British actress is a natural blonde but her character on the show, Sansa Stark, has a signature mane of red hair, meaning that Sophie has gone through plenty of ha…

Sophie Turner had to wear a wig after ruining her hair while filming Game of Thrones.

The British actress is a natural blonde but her character on the show, Sansa Stark, has a signature mane of red hair, meaning that Sophie has gone through plenty of hair dye since joining the HBO hit in 2011.

And all that dying has left her locks in poor condition, so she needed to resort to emergency tactics to conceal the damage.

“A few years ago, I was trying to go back from red to blonde, and it destroyed my hair to the point that I had to use a wig for Game of Thrones,” she recalled in an interview with Glamour U.S. “They wouldn’t let me dye it back red or my hair would’ve fallen out.”

Now the 22-year-old has returned to her preferred “icy, beige blonde” hue, and is protecting every strand by regularly using the Wellaplex No3 Hair Stabilizer by Wella, for which Sophie has acted as a global brand ambassador since last year (17).

“It repairs the bonds in your hair, so that it doesn’t just feel strong and healthy, it actually is stronger and healthier afterwards,” Sophia explained. “I use it every week, because with the job I have, it’s a lot of dyeing, straightening, curling, and heat damage.”

It turns out that the X-Men: Apocalypse star isn’t the only Game of Thrones cast member to come away with a hair horror story, as Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, suffered a similar fate as a result of bleach.

“My hair was, like, dying!” she previously told Harper’s Bazaar UK. “So I’ve cut it a little bit shorter. It’s almost the shortest it’s been. I’m honestly trying to grow out the blonde, because it’s just killed my hair, and I miss having nice hair!”

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Olivia Munn regrets splurging on very expensive boots

Olivia Munn regrets splurging her money on a pair of very expensive boots.The actress always sports glamorous outfits whenever she steps out at red carpet events and recently turned heads in floral print ALC suit, House of CB bralette, and Christian Lo…

Olivia Munn regrets splurging her money on a pair of very expensive boots.

The actress always sports glamorous outfits whenever she steps out at red carpet events and recently turned heads in floral print ALC suit, House of CB bralette, and Christian Louboutin shoes at a screening of her movie The Predator.

While Olivia often wears Louboutin designs, she has now shared that she wishes she never splashed her hard-earned cash on a particularly bold pair.

“I remember purchasing these hot-pink suede high-heeled booties that were Louboutin. They had these three bows up the front, and I thought, ‘These are ones I’m gonna wear with everything,'” she recalled to InStyle. “I wore them once and never again.”

Olivia went on to explain that the boots cost about $2,500 (£1,900). And even though she hasn’t worn them, she has a good reason for not giving them away or selling them to someone else.

“They’re a reminder to me that you don’t really need to spend like that; those aren’t the ones you wear every day, so just don’t spend that much,” the 38-year-old mused. “I did love them for the moment I wore them, though.”

During the chat, Olivia shared that she’s always tried to save her earnings, right from when she was given pocket money as a child for babysitting her siblings. These days she will spend money on fashion and accessories, but her biggest investment is in skincare and regular visits to celebrity facialist Shani Darden.

“There have definitely been times in my life where I have regretted purchasing that purse or those shoes, but I have never regretted the money I’ve spent on my skin. And then I spend on travel, my dogs, and my family,” she added.

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