Posts for June 17th 2012
Kate Middleton brought her dog Lupo along to watch Prince William play polo at the Beaufort Polo Club in the UK today. William picked up the dog and gave him a kiss when he was finished with his match. Kate and Lupo played with a friend's child when Kate wasn't busy chatting with Harry and William's cousin Zara Phillips and her husband Mike Tindall.
It was the second day of the sport for William, who also participated in a charity game with his brother, Prince Harry, yesterday. Kate's had a busy weekend herself, kicking things off on Friday at a performance of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. She made another public appearance alongside the royal family at the Trooping the Colour ceremony Saturday morning and earlier today met up with a group of children at a camp.
Orlando Bloom and his son Flynn took a stroll through the Hollywood Hills with their dog Sidi today. Orlando showed off his muscles in a tight tank, while Flynn flaunted his walking skills. It was an extra special afternoon for Orlando, who is just one of many hot celebrity dads, since he was also celebrating Father's Day. Miranda didn't join her boys for the walk, but she's been on the go recently. She stopped in NYC for a photo shoot last week and visited Australia with Flynn at the beginning of the month. Orlando, meanwhile, has been hanging out in LA as he preps for the August release of The Good Doctor.
Gisele Bundchen arrived at the airport in Brazil with a group of assistants today. She's back in her home country after stopping in Boston and NYC upon returning from her last trip to Rio just under two weeks ago. Gisele spent time with her son Benjamin during her stay in Massachusetts and was spotted solo in the Big Apple. Gisele snacked on ice cream while walking through the West Village on Friday. It looks like she's on the go again, and this time her stylish traveling outfit showed off a growing stomach following rumors that Gisele's pregnant with her second child.
Kristen Stewart arrived at the airport in Sydney today after catching a flight out of LAX yesterday evening. Kristen wore a bright red sweatshirt as she made her way out of the terminal. The Snow White and the Huntsman star is hitting the road to continue promoting the hit movie in Australia. Charlize Theron was also at LAX with her son, Jackson, though she may be taking a different trip. Leading man Chris Hemsworth is already Down Under, having arrived in his native country earlier today. Kristen and Chris are expected at the Sydney premiere of SWATH on Tuesday, when they'll hit the red carpet at the Westfield Bondi Junction with director Rupert Sanders.
Kristen may still be focused on her current big screen project, but soon she'll switch gears to the Twilight franchise. There's already hype surrounding the final installment, which comes out in November: witness the latest Entertainment Weekly cover featuring Bella, Edward, and their daughter, Renesmee.
The X Factor crew traveled to San Francisco today for their latest round of auditions. Britney Spears, in a Lorena Sarbu dress, had fiancé Jason Trawick with her for the first day at Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA. They arrived at the stadium by UberCab, and Britney tweeted about the ride and joked about Jason's singing skills, writing, "Rode in my first Uber to The X Factor auditions in SF today! Jason auditioned for me — I wouldn't put him through . . . " L.A. Reid and Demi Lovato, who showed off new pink accents in her hair, were also on hand to judge the talent. Simon Cowell made his return to work after a bout of bronchitis that kept him from attending the Kansas City, MO, tapings. Simon teased Demi and Britney by introducing them as "superbrats," though the ladies gave it right back to Simon during the all-day taping.
Britney and her kindred judges will stay in the Bay Area until Monday, when they'll take a break before returning to the road with stops in Rhode Island and North Carolina through July.
Father's Day is this Sunday, and there are lots of celebrity dads who will be celebrating with their loved ones. While seasoned pops like Ben Affleck and David Beckham can look forward to spending another special day with their growing broods, first-time fathers like Chris Hemsworth, Eric Johnson, and Jay-Z are gearing up to enjoy the holiday with their brand new bundles of joy. In honor of Father's Day, click through to see this year's crop of new celebrity dads!
Kate Middleton dressed down in Zara jeans, Le Chameau wellies, and Burberry top, for an adventurous day at Expanding Horizons' primary school camp in Wrotham, Kent, UK, today. She joined a group of children for various outdoor activities including making fires and creating shelters out of canvas. The charity event is organized by ARK Schools, which is supported by The Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry. A June 2011 fund-raising gala for the ARK organization was actually Kate and William's first public appearance since getting married.
It's been a busy few days for Kate, who joined the royal family for the Trooping the Colour ceremony in London yesterday and also hosted youth at a play in Kensington Gardens on Friday.
Prince William and his brother Harry hopped on the back of horses for the Dalwhinnie Crook Charity Polo Match at the Longdole Polo Club in Gloucestershire, England, yesterday. The royals dressed down for the sporting event after attending the Trooping the Colour ceremony with their family earlier in the day. William and Kate, duchess of Cambridge, shared a few sweet moments on the balcony during the appearance, which was also Prince Philip's first public outing since being hospitalized earlier this month.
Kate has since moved onto other royal duties and visited with youth at a children's camp in the UK today. She toured a tepee, demonstrated fire making, and checked out shelters that were made by the participants. The outdoor activity is part of the ARK Schools organization, which is supported by The Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry.
Joshua Jackson was just one of the stars that participated in the 24 Hour Plays benefit in Santa Monica, CA, yesterday. The production raised funds for Urban Arts Partnership and also brought out Ashley Greene, Jason Ritter, Jessica Szohr, and Brooklyn Decker. Brooklyn shared a peek at her character, which happened to be a man, on Twitter, while Ashley wrote, "I feel like I was just at adult summer camp with the most incredible and talented people." Brooklyn will soon return to the UK, where she traveled from to make the fund-raiser. Joshua, meanwhile, has been hanging in LA with girlfriend Diane Kruger, and the duo have shared multiple date nights during their time on the West Coast.