02:23 AM EDT 12/22/2014
Originally posted 02/25/2014 08:20AM
Of all the awards shows this season, the Oscars provide the best opportunity for the winners to whip out a classic trophy kiss. The Emmy is too spiky and the Golden Globe makes you look megalomaniacal, but the Oscar statue is just right – a friendly little man made entirely out of gold. Who wouldn't want to kiss him?
But not all Oscar kisses are created equally.
Just as kissing a human requires a hundred instant mental calculations – Cheek or lips? How much tongue? – so does kissing an Oscar. Below, a look at some of the ways Oscar winners have chosen to smooch their statue at their moment of triumph.
Originally posted 12/17/2013 09:15AM
Penélope Cruz is loving motherhood so far – in particular, the breastfeeding part of it.
"I'm supposed to get extra calories because, breastfeeding, you burn, like, an extra 500 a day," the Oscar winner, 39, tells Allure while ordering soup, Peking duck and crispy fish during an interview. "I was breastfeeding my son for 13 months, and I plan to do the same with my daughter."
Cruz and Javier Bardem's daughter, Luna, is now 5 months old, while older brother Leonardo turns 3 in January. Breastfeeding "is addictive," Cruz says. "It's hard when the day comes when you have to stop."
Originally posted 10/06/2013 05:00PM
It's not even three months since she gave birth to her daughter, Luna, so Penélope Cruz knows all about the difficult balancing act that working moms struggle with.
“I’ve always been a very family person, since I was a little girl, that’s the way I was raised,” Cruz, 36, said during Saturday's London press conference for her new movie The Counselor. “So that will always be a priority. But I have to work, like everyone else, so I will find a way to balance.”
The mom of two – who debuted her post-baby slim-down in a figure-hugging Temperly London gown earlier this week – wore a red-hot Nina Ricci suit as she promoted her new film, which also stars Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz and Michael Fassbender.
Originally posted 10/04/2013 03:00PM
The actress, who welcomed daughter Luna in July, hit the red carpet looking fabulous in London on Thursday
Originally posted 07/23/2013 09:55AM
Monday was a big day for new parents Will and Kate – and for lots of non-royals, too!
Though the arrival of the royal baby dominated the headlines, there was plenty going on elsewhere.
From engagements to babies born stateside, here's what you missed:
Originally posted 07/23/2013 08:00AM
The actors reportedly welcomed a sister for 2½-year-old son Leonardo on Monday in Madrid
Originally posted 07/21/2013 03:30PM
Despite her massive baby bump, the star looked stylish during a night out in Madrid
Originally posted 06/25/2013 04:55PM
Get ready to see some very good-looking people doing some very bad things.
The Counselor, directed by Ridley Scott (Prometheus), stars Michael Fassbender as a respected lawyer who gets involved in an illegal business deal that careens out of control.
Penélope Cruz plays his love interest, while her real-life husband, Javier Bardem, Brad Pitt and Cameron Diaz play shady characters.
Originally posted 03/27/2013 06:00AM
Even if your parents are Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem, Mickey Mouse is still a pretty big deal.
Cruz and Bardem brought their 2-year-old son, Leo, to the Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.
Leo was "over the moon" to meet Mickey Mouse backstage, an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "Their little boy was beyond excited that Mickey Mouse was actually standing right in front of him – and not on TV."
The proud parents – who are expecting their second child – took pictures of Leo hugging Mickey and "got a kick out of how excited he was to meet Mickey Mouse."
– K.C. Baker
Originally posted 02/12/2013 11:00AM
The couple's rep in Spain confirms the news, adding that they're "very excited"
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