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Lady Gaga may have been offered a part in 'Zoolander' sequel

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October 19, 2012|By Susan Denley
  • Lady Gaga, in a file photo, may have been offered a role in Ben Stiller's upcoming "Zoolander" sequel.
Lady Gaga, in a file photo, may have been offered a role in Ben Stiller's… (Chiang Ying-ying/Associated…)

Rumor has it that Lady Gaga has been offered a role in Ben Stiller's upcoming "Zoolander" sequel. [The Cut]

Vogue has published an excerpt from creative director Grace Coddington's forthcoming memoir, and it looks as juicy as one could want. It tells of theĀ flame-haired beauty's early modeling days in the late 1950s and early 1960s, a time of glamour, jet-setting, handsome (though feckless, of course) lovers and more. The downside: Models back then had to do their own hair and makeup. [Vogue]

Anne Hathaway reportedly is donating some of the money made from selling her wedding pictures to media outlets to nonprofits working on behalf of gay marriage rights. [Eonline]

Japanese retailer Uniqlo plans to launch an e-commerce site in the U.S. next week. [WWD] (Subscription required.)

An age discrimination lawsuit filed by a 55-year-old  former pilot for Abercrombie & Fitch Chief Executive Mike Jeffries includes a detailed manual laying out strict rules for flights and flight attendants. Among other things, the manual requires male models serving as stewards to wear Abercrombie polo shirts and jeans, boxer briefs, flip-flops and a spritz of the brand's aftershave. They also must respond to requests by saying, "No problem" -- not "Sure" or "Just a minute." There are rules for seating Jeffries' pets, too. [Bloomberg]  

Victoria's Secret model Erin Heatherton speaks up in support of digitally altered photos. They're necessary, she says, because fashion photos are meant to tell a story, not portray real life. And people are smart enough to tell what's real and what's not, she says. [Fashionista]

Rebecca Minkoff signed on to write InStyle's "Ask a Designer" column for the next six months. [WWD]

Iris Apfel and two other women featured in Ari Seth Cohen's "Advanced Style" appeared with him on the "Today" show on Thursday, explaining the motivation behind his blog and book showcasing the bold fashion sense of some members of the older set. [Styleite]

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