Christina Aguilera just got back from a trip to Ecuador, where she filmed a PSA to raise awareness for the UN World Food Programme.
AGUILERA DOES ECUADOR
Former “Voice” coach Christina Aguilera is working to put food on tables. The Staten Island-born singer is freshly back from a trip to Ecuador, where she filmed a PSA to raise awareness for the UN World Food Programme. It was a homecoming of sorts for Aguilera, whose father hails from the South American coastal country. Her grandfather is from Quito, which is where the 34-year-old pop star stayed for part of her trip.
FREDERIQUE IS A BUDDING BUSINESSWOMAN
Just because Dutch model Frederique Van Der Wal has her own lifestyle and flower brand doesn’t mean that male suitors should show up at her door empty-handed. “I’ve had dates say, ‘Should I send you flowers?’” she told us at Chelsea’s McKittrick Hotel. “And I say, ‘Yes, please!’ ” Just spare her the cheap buds from the bodega. “I hate dyed flowers,” she said. “I don’t believe in that. Nature is perfection itself.”
SELLECK IS NO SELLOUT
Don’t look for “Blue Bloods” star Tom Selleck on a reality show. “People who seek out fame? I don’t get them,” the 70-year-old star tells AARP magazine. “I don’t know whether I can do (promotional appearances) unless I find a way to do it on my terms.” Selleck is glad that success found him later in life. “The luckiest thing that happened was that I didn’t get a real (acting) job until I was 35,” he said. “When I was 25, I looked 35, but sounded 15.”
LIVE! WITH MICHAEL
Michael Strahan teamed up with ‘Entourage’ creator Doug Ellin for booze brand Johnnie Walker’s ‘Joy Will Take You Further ‘campaign.
ABC host and former Giant Michael Strahan teamed up with “Entourage” creator Doug Ellin for booze brand Johnnie Walker’s “Joy Will Take You Further” campaign at the Upper East Side’s Explorers Club. “The turning point in my (football) career was adopting a more positive outlook and reconnecting with the enjoyment of genuinely ‘playing’ the game,” Strahan told attendees. “Making that decision gave me a new impetus and new energy.”
JUSTIN A MOOD TO MESS AROUND
Justin Bieber couldn’t be tamed in Sydney, where he skateboarded on a bench, monkeyed around on a water taxi and hung out with pals. Meanwhile, troubled singer Chris Brown is still pleading his case for an Australian visa after the country’s immigration department issued a “notice of intention to consider refusal” with regards to his request to tour in December. Apparently, the Aussies don’t let just anyone visit.
Justin Bieber was spotted horsing around in Sydney, Australia.
DEMI GOES BANANAS
Demi Lovato covers the October/November 2015 issue of Complex Magazine.
Is that a banana Demi Lovato is sitting on or is she just happy to be on the cover of Complex magazine? The “Skyscraper” singer is featured in a pop art spread that features her blowing bubbles and wielding a sharp knife while surrounded by balloons. “I love shabby chic (weddings) … I don’t know if it would be in a barn, but I think I’d definitely want an outdoor wedding, with lights hanging in the trees,” she says of her upcoming nuptials with Wilmer Valderrama.
Olivia Culpo strutted over the Hollywood Walk of Fame en route to a breakfast meeting in L.A.
Jada Pinkett Smith shimmers while leaving the Guy Laroche show at Paris Fashion Week.
“I’ve never been happier before in my life,” Alec Baldwin to People.
“(I) cried a little bit. He did. And then everyone did,” Jimmy Kimmel talks about Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston’s wedding on “Good Morning America”
JOURNO COUPLE WRITES FAIRY TALE
Time.com editor Dan Stewart and journalist Jessica Hullinger married in Norfolk, Conn., on Saturday. The ink-stained pair, who wrote their own vows, were wed by physicist Shane Keating in a beautiful ceremony at a remote stone shelter on the edge of the Berkshires. Stewart, who handles breaking news for the periodical’s website, and Hullinger live in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. They met in 2010 while working at The Week magazine.
USHER SHOWS HIS TRUE METAL
Newlywed Usher showed off his wedding ring outside a hotel in Tribeca.
Usher flashed his brand-new gold wedding band Tuesday after eloping with Grace Miguel. Us Weekly reported last week that the pair married secretly over Labor Day weekend before jetting to Havana for a honeymoon. The magazine said that they had planned to have a ceremony in front of 100 people in Atlanta, but eventually decided to say their vows alone. The “U Got It Bad” singer proudly showed off the bling while leaving a hotel in Tribeca.
MIRACLE ON THE HUDSON
Kate Hudson is the latest leading lady in a Campari campaign.
Kate Hudson is the lady in red for Campari’s sizzling new ad campaign. Salma Hayek, Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes and Uma Thurman have added a little sweetness to past Campari campaigns.
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