April 9, 2013 |
Hannah Simone, the stunning British-Canadian-Cypriot actress who plays Zooey Deschanel's model-BFF Cece on the Fox sitcom “New Girl,” is ready to sit down and tell the grooming-age male population of planet Earth exactly what she likes -- and doesn't like -- when it comes to the manscape landscape. Oh, and she's not alone. Next week, Simone, alongside cover model of the moment Kate Upton and actress Genesis Rodriguez (Will Ferrell's love interest in the 2012 movie "Casa de Mi Padre")
December 13, 2009 |
One of Tiger Woods' major sponsors, Gillette, on Saturday became the first to officially distance itself from the world's most bankable athlete, saying it would phase out its advertisements featuring the golfer while he takes time off to repair his marriage. "As Tiger takes a break from the public eye," Gillette said in a statement, "we will support his desire for privacy by limiting his role in our marketing programs." The move comes one day after Woods said on his website that he was taking an "indefinite break" from the PGA Tour after admitting "infidelities."
June 19, 1987 |
Seven months after pocketing $43 million for aborting its hostile takeover attempt on Gillette, Revlon Group renewed its pursuit in a shrewd maneuver that analysts said seriously threatens Gillette's independence. Gillette's board moved quickly Thursday to try to quash the latest $4.6-billion takeover offer, which was contained in a two-page letter from Revlon Chairman Ronald O. Perelman dated June 16.
November 19, 1986 |
Gillette Co., which is trying to block a takeover by investor Ronald O. Perelman, said today that it has subpoenaed records of a number of Wall Street firms in an attempt to establish alleged insider trading links to Perelman. In the action at U.S. District Court in Boston, Gillette sought information from a number of arbitrageurs, which are investment firms that invest in takeover stocks. Included was Boesky & Co., whose chairman, Ivan F.
April 4, 1985 |
For El Monte High Coach John Gillette, it was the finishing touch in a dream basketball season. Gillette, third-year coach of the Lions, was named the Los Angeles Times San Gabriel Valley Section coach of the year at The Times' basketball awards ceremony in Harry Chandler Auditorium at Times Mirror Square this week. Gillette shared the spotlight with Muir High's Tony Akins, who was named San Gabriel Valley player of the year. Akins and Gillette each received a trophy and certificate.
January 28, 2006 |
Procter & Gamble Co. said Friday that the addition of Gillette Co. helped its second-quarter earnings jump 29% and that profit would be better than expected for the rest of its fiscal year because of strong demand for its wide array of products. The news sent P&G stock to a new 52-week high, and one portfolio manager said the strong report should end any investor worries that P&G bit off too much by buying the razor and battery maker.