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Originally posted 10/08/2013 12:45PM
When it was revealed that the third installment of the Bridget Jones series would bring about the death of fan favorite Mark Darcy, fans were horrified.
But how did Colin Firth, 53, who plays the uptight but lovable lawyer in the film adaptations of Bridget Jones's Diary and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, take the news?
"I did want to tell Colin in person but we were trying to have lunch, and I couldn't really tell him why I was trying to meet him, and he was in a different place," the books' author, Helen Fielding, tells Time magazine.
Originally posted 09/30/2013 01:00PM
Did you hear the screams of shock echoing all the way from England yesterday?
If not, then fair warning, Bridget Jones fans: This is a spoiler alert!
Should you wish to be surprised by the plot twists in Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy, Helen Fielding's third installment about everyone's favorite dating, dieting, diary-doodling heroine, then cover your eyes now!
If you're still reading, be prepared to hyperventilate or have the Kleenex ready:
Originally posted 02/22/2013 11:30AM
Renée Zellweger was feeling the love – and the surf – during her recent Hawaiian vacation.
Zellweger, 43, joined her boyfriend, musician Doyle Bramhall II, 44, for some kayaking, paddle-boarding and romantic kissing on the beach. Wearing matching black beachwear, the Texas natives were not shy about their happiness, holding hands and smiling broadly as they vacationed together.
But soon it's back to work for Zellweger, who's set to appear on the Oscar telecast Sunday in Los Angeles. The Academy Award winner will reportedly join her Chicago cast as presenters, marking the 10th anniversary of their musical film earning Best Picture honors.
Originally posted 02/13/2013 11:00AM
The stardust continues to fall over the Oscar telecast as additional presenters have been announced for the Feb. 24 Academy Awards.
Best Actress winners announced to take the stage include Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon.
Originally posted 02/05/2013 12:30PM
Bridget's back – and better than ever?
It's been 14 years since readers last heard from frumpy, lovelorn, calorie-counting Bridget Jones, memorably played on film by Renée Zellweger.
Now author Helen Fielding is readying a brand-new Jones novel, but don't expect her lovable protagonist to be exactly the same this time around.
According to a press release about the book obtained by the New York Times, the book will take place in present day London and "represents a totally new phase in Bridget's life."
Considered by some to be a possible Fielding alter-ego, the author explains: "My life has moved on and Bridget's will move on, too."
Originally posted 06/08/2012 02:50PM
Given Jonathan Lipnicki's bulging bicep display in November, it should come as no surprise that he would like an acting role that allows him to use his muscles to his advantage.
"I really want to do something where I can show my physicality – something with a lot of action," the (now grown) spikey-haired blonde boy who played Renee Zellweger's adorable son in 1996's Jerry Maguire, tells PEOPLE. "Action would be fun. I'd really like to do that."
Contributing to the now-21-year-old's chiseled physique is his favorite hobby.
Originally posted 12/16/2011 05:55AM
A dressed-down Renée Zellweger was running errands in Santa Monica, Calif. Among her stops: Flair Cleaners on Montana Avenue, where the actress dropped off some clothing. Zellweger, clad in her go-to workout gear, was polite to staff and very sweet, a source says, before she sped away in her black BMW. – Jennifer Garcia
Originally posted 12/01/2011 05:55AM
Renée Zellweger was spotted enjoying lunch at one of her favorite Dallas haunts – the Grill on the Alley. The actress dined with a friend, and also took time to sign some autographs for fans, a source says. – Kate Hogan
Originally posted 08/23/2011 10:00AM
Originally posted 03/29/2011 08:30AM
Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth hosted an intimate, private wedding over the weekend – and their guest list read like a who's who of Hollywood.
It comes as no surprise, perhaps, that an Academy Award winner and top Hollywood agent would have a star-studded social circle, but like any other guest list there's a story behind how the folks who attended the nuptials landed an invite.
Robert Downey Jr. and his wife Susan
The Iron Man star relies on a super agent to help navigate his career: Toth himself! While the groom is pals with the Downey Jr., Witherspoon also has a friendship with the actor and even had him and his wife up to her Ojai, Calif., estate in 2008 where they went hiking.
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