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Jodie Foster marries girlfriend Alexandra Hedison

Oscar-winner Jodie Foster has married girlfriend Alexandra Hedison, her representative has revealed.

Foster and photographer Hedison, who previously dated Ellen DeGeneres, tied the knot in a ceremony at the weekend.

Actress Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend, 44-year-old Alexandra Hedison.
Actress Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend, 44-year-old Alexandra Hedison. Credit: PA Wire composite

The 51-year-old actress made a heartfelt speech at last year's Golden Globes, which was widely seen as the moment she officially came out.

Foster split with her previous partner Cydney Bernard, with whom she has two sons, in 2008 after 20 years together.


Twilight star Kellan Lutz shows off baby Tarzan moves

Twilight alumnus Kellan Lutz said the hardest thing about his latest movie was "learning to walk like Tarzan" as he beat his chest for Daybreak.

Asked if he could give the viewers a demonstration of the famous move, the actor laughed, "I'd rip this shirt".

But Lutz, who stars as the jungle dweller in the upcoming Tarzan film, did oblige by showing off "a little one".

When Aled Jones joked, "That's like the most pathetic Tarzan," Lutz retorted, "I was a baby!"

Marilyn Monroe's red lipstick voted top beauty trend

Marilyn Monroe's bright red pout has been often copied. Credit: Reuters

Bright red lipstick, as worn by Hollywood sex symbol Marilyn Monroe, has been voted as the most iconic beauty trend of all time.

Monroe's distinctive scarlet pout was the top choice among 2,000 women questioned, just ahead of Kate Moss-style smoky eyes.

False eyelashes, fake tan and beauty spots also featured in the top 10 answers in the survey, which was carried out by Superdrug to mark the company's 50th birthday.

Danny Boyle 'in talks' to direct Steve Jobs movie

Oscar-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle is in talks with Sony Pictures to direct a movie about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, with Leonardo DiCaprio tipped to star in the title role.

The pair could reunite, according to The Hollywood Reporter, after working together in 2000 on The Beach.

(File photo) Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs in 2010. Credit: REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

The movie is the second about the late Apple co-founder, who died in 2011 at the age of 56 after suffering from pancreatic cancer.


Robin Thicke track most downloaded in UK music history

Robin Thicke's controversial chart-topper has been named the most downloaded track in UK music history.

According to a new countdown compiled by the Official Charts Company and unveiled by BBC Radio 1, the track Blurred Lines - which also features vocals from TI and Pharrell Williams - has sold a record-breaking 1.54 million copies since it was released in May.

Read more: Singer Robin Thicke crowned 'sexist of the year'

Controversial Robin Thicke Blurred Lines most downloaded track in UK music history
Controversial Robin Thicke Blurred Lines most downloaded track in UK music history Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The best-selling single of 2013, it was banned at several universities and was the subject of campaigns from women's rights groups after some said the lyrics were derogatory and sexist.

The track was accompanied by a video in which Thicke was surrounded by naked dancing models, prompting some to call for age ratings applied to pop tracks.

Read more: 'Blurred Lines' advert restricted after complaints

It overhauls the previous biggest selling download, Adele's Someone Like You, which has now sold 1.53 million copies to date.

Peaches Geldof hearse arrives before funeral

The hearse carrying Peaches Geldof's body has arrived at a church in the Kent village of Davington ahead of her funeral, which is being attended by a host of well-known figures.

The hearse carrying Peaches Geldof's body arrives at the church in Davington

The coffin was painted sky blue, with clouds and flowers along the side and a picture of the Geldof family on the back.

A picture of the Geldof family on the back of Peaches' coffin

Among the mourners was Radio 1 presenter Nick Grimshaw, journalist Mariella Frostrup and the former Rolling Stones bassist, Bill Wyman.

Read: Family and friends gather for Peaches Geldof funeral

Bob Geldof 'devastated' by the death of Peaches

Bob Geldof will be "devastated" by the death of his 25-year-ol daughter, Peaches, after suffering "a form of madness" when the family first broke up during his divorce from Paula Yates, according to a longtime family friend.

Gerry Agar, a former close friend of Peaches' mother, told Daybreak, the Live Aid chief had felt so depressed at the loss of his children, he had "travelled out into the night, calling out their names".

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