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July 10, 2013 | By Dawn C. Chmielewski
Vanity Fair magazine has earned a reputation for serving up juicy Hollywood scandals, colorful celebrity profiles and tasty slices of popular culture. Now, it will delve into a new form of storytelling: original video. Vanity Fair has launched a digital video channel that initially will feature four original series, some inspired by popular features in the magazine and others offered in the same spirit and tone of the publication. PHOTOS: Hollywood backlot moments "It's such an iconic and influential brand in the entertainment world, it touches upon politics and mysteries and culture," said Dawn Ostroff, president of Conde Nast Entertainment.
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March 3, 2014 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Is Justin Bieber longing for simpler times? The off-the-rails pop star on Monday posted to Instagram a photo montage of ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez, taken upon her arrival at the Vanity Fair bash Sunday after the Oscars. "Most elegant princess in the world," he captioned it . Of course what pops to mind is a previous Vanity Fair arrival shot - one taken in 2011 - that showed Bieber and Gomez, then 17 and 18, respectively, together in public as a couple for pretty much the first time.
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June 5, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Pippa Middleton is putting her name to paper: The sister of the Duchess of Cambridge is now a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. The royal's younger sibling, sister-in-law to Britain's Prince William, will pen a series of columns for the magazine, including her personal guide for Wimbledon watchers this summer. "I first went to Wimbledon when I was eight years old and already a very keen tennis player," the 29-year-old writes in the magazine's July 2013 issue, her first dispatch as a contributing editor.
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March 3, 2014 | By Jasmine Elist
While the location of Graydon Carter's famous Vanity Fair Oscar party changed Sunday for the first time in five years, the abundance of A-list celebrities attending the bash did not. Winners from nearly every category, including Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o and Alfonso Cuarón could be found in high spirits, most clutching tightly onto their Oscars. The exclusive party, in past years held at the Sunset Tower, moved to a parking lot on the south side of West Hollywood's Sunset Plaza, the main tent offering sweeping views of the city from one side and a wall lined with portraits of past Oscar winners on another side.
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February 4, 2014 | By Nardine Saad
The saga between behemoths Gwyneth Paltrow and Vanity Fair seems to have come to an anticlimactic close. Vanity Fair Editor Graydon Carter addressed long-running rumors that the magazine would blast the Oscar-winning actress -- an article he said some expected to be an "epic takedown" of sorts -- in his Editor's Letter for VF's 20th Hollywood issue. The highly praised cover features an Annie Liebowitz portrait of a diverse array of actors , including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Julia Roberts, Idris Elba, George Clooney and an extended pullout that features Michael B. Jordan, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o, Naomie Harris,  Brie Larson, Chadwick Boseman, Margot Robbie and Lea Seydoux.
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November 1, 2012 | By Carolyn Kellogg
In the December issue of Vanity Fair, which hits shelves this week, readers can get a taste of a missing chapter from Truman Capote's famously unfinished novel, "Answered Prayers. " In Vanity Fair's table of contents, look for the piece by Capote titled "Yachts and Things. " Capote was at work on "Answered Prayers" for almost 20 years. He signed the contract in 1966, which was postponed, renewed and recalculated for larger and larger advances. It is rumored that he was offered $1 million to finally complete his manuscript -- but he couldn't meet the deadline.
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March 1, 2014 | By Ellen Olivier
The event: Vanity Fair, in conjunction with Chrysler, saluted writer/director David O. Russell and the cast of his film “American Hustle” on Thursday at Ago Restaurant in West Hollywood. The event was part of the magazine's Campaign Hollywood, a weeklong celebration leading up to Sunday's Academy Awards.  The crowd: Up for 10 Academy Awards, “American Hustle” was well-represented by actors Amy Adams, Robert De Niro, Paul Herman and Elisabeth Rohm, writer Eric Warren Singer and producers Matthew Budman, Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon, Charles Roven and Richard Suckle.
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October 21, 1999 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Among the weekend's diverse specials are a lavish new adaptation of William Thackeray's "Vanity Fair," a "Scooby-Doo" marathon and a star-studded new VH1 concert. Women talk about their experiences with breast cancer on "Breast Cancer Journey" tonight at 7:30 on KOCE. Related programming follows until 10. On "Rumi: Poet of the Heart," Debra Winger narrates a profile of the 13th century scholar, tonight at 10 on KCET. Fox Family Channel presents "The World Magic Awards" on Friday at 8 p.m.
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June 17, 2013 | By Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic
John Galliano's redemption media tour is upon us. Last week, he appeared on "Charlie Rose," and his full interview with Vanity Fair contributing editor Ingrid Sischy is now online at VanityFair.com. The British fashion designer was caught  on video in a Paris bar in 2010 making anti-Semitic remarks that prompted his ouster from the storied French fashion house of  Christian Dior  and from his own label in 2011. In the Vanity Fair interview, Galliano speaks about his difficult childhood.
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March 5, 2013 | By August Brown
Taylor Swift obviously has no compunction about discussing her personal life -- as long as it's in a song.  But the pop titan has generally demurred from longer sit-down interviews about her romantic travails and matters of the heart. In a forthcoming issue of Vanity Fair , she pulls back the curtain a bit for writer Nancy Jo Sales -- and aims her ire at some unlikely sources. First in line? Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, who tossed some good-natured ribbing toward Swift and her colorful dating life (which lately included Conor Kennedy and One Direction's Harry Styles)
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March 1, 2014 | By Ellen Olivier
The event: Vanity Fair, in conjunction with Chrysler, saluted writer/director David O. Russell and the cast of his film “American Hustle” on Thursday at Ago Restaurant in West Hollywood. The event was part of the magazine's Campaign Hollywood, a weeklong celebration leading up to Sunday's Academy Awards.  The crowd: Up for 10 Academy Awards, “American Hustle” was well-represented by actors Amy Adams, Robert De Niro, Paul Herman and Elisabeth Rohm, writer Eric Warren Singer and producers Matthew Budman, Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon, Charles Roven and Richard Suckle.
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February 4, 2014 | By Nardine Saad
The saga between behemoths Gwyneth Paltrow and Vanity Fair seems to have come to an anticlimactic close. Vanity Fair Editor Graydon Carter addressed long-running rumors that the magazine would blast the Oscar-winning actress -- an article he said some expected to be an "epic takedown" of sorts -- in his Editor's Letter for VF's 20th Hollywood issue. The highly praised cover features an Annie Liebowitz portrait of a diverse array of actors , including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Julia Roberts, Idris Elba, George Clooney and an extended pullout that features Michael B. Jordan, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o, Naomie Harris,  Brie Larson, Chadwick Boseman, Margot Robbie and Lea Seydoux.
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October 3, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Barbara Sinatra has replied to the bombshell comment by Mia Farrow that Frank Sinatra could "possibly" be the father of Ronan Farrow, heretofore known as Mia's one biological child with Woody Allen. Her take on the situation? "It's just a bunch of junk," Barbara Sinatra told the Desert Sun on Thursday. "There's always junk written - lies that aren't true. " Farrow, in a new interview with Vanity Fair , said she and Frank Sinatra "never really split up" after their two-year marriage, which ended in 1968.
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October 2, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Jay Z: Rapper, music mogul, businessman and family man. The Grammy-winning musician opened up about wife Beyonce and daughter Blue Ivy in the November issue of Vanity Fair. The magazine threw back to the 2001 issue in which he and his wife both landed the cover, and Hova revealed that's when they "were just beginning to try to date each other. " "Well, you know, you've got to try first. You got to dazzle . . . wine and dine," he told the mag's Lisa Robinson, who wondered if he would have been as successful with Bey had he been a ga s station attendant.
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September 3, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Kate Upton has been named model of the year and will pick up her pretty prize Wednesday at the 10th annual Style Awards that kick off New York's Mercedes-Benz Fashion week. Reality-star-turned-fashion designer Nicole Richie will host the event, which also honors designer Zac Posen, celeb stylist and designer Rachel Zoe, and New York Giants wide receiver (also turned designer) Victor Cruz. The awards will air on CNN on Sept. 14, according to Glamour. Upton, the curvaceous, self-promoting honoree, got her start in Florida at age 12, but really catalyzed her career by landing the highly coveted Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover spot (twice)
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July 10, 2013 | By Dawn C. Chmielewski
Vanity Fair magazine has earned a reputation for serving up juicy Hollywood scandals, colorful celebrity profiles and tasty slices of popular culture. Now, it will delve into a new form of storytelling: original video. Vanity Fair has launched a digital video channel that initially will feature four original series, some inspired by popular features in the magazine and others offered in the same spirit and tone of the publication. PHOTOS: Hollywood backlot moments "It's such an iconic and influential brand in the entertainment world, it touches upon politics and mysteries and culture," said Dawn Ostroff, president of Conde Nast Entertainment.
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March 16, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
Former Rep. Gary Condit (D-Ceres) has settled his $11-million defamation suit with Vanity Fair writer Dominick Dunne over claims the journalist made about Condit's role in the disappearance of intern Chandra Levy, his lawyer said Tuesday. Condit received an undisclosed sum and an apology, according to a statement released to the Associated Press from Condit's lawyer.
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July 6, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Hilary Swank, who is divorcing actor-husband Chad Lowe, says Lowe's "substance-abuse problem" was partly responsible for the breakup of their marriage, in an interview in the August issue of Vanity Fair. "I knew something was happening, but I didn't know what," the Oscar-winning actress tells the magazine. "When I found out, it was such a shock because I never thought he'd keep something from me.
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June 17, 2013 | By Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic
John Galliano's redemption media tour is upon us. Last week, he appeared on "Charlie Rose," and his full interview with Vanity Fair contributing editor Ingrid Sischy is now online at VanityFair.com. The British fashion designer was caught  on video in a Paris bar in 2010 making anti-Semitic remarks that prompted his ouster from the storied French fashion house of  Christian Dior  and from his own label in 2011. In the Vanity Fair interview, Galliano speaks about his difficult childhood.
NEWS
June 17, 2013 | By Alice Short
There's a lot to leave you breathless in "The Bling Ring. " Celebrity culture. Self-empowerment prayer circles. Amoral behavior. But the designer name-dropping throughout the movie may top the list. For that we can thank the label-crazed kids at the center of the Sofia Coppola film, the San Fernando Valley youths who, in 2008 and 2009, burglarized the homes of celebrities such as Paris Hilton, Rachel Bilson, Lindsay Lohan, Orlando Bloom and Megan Fox, and made off with Louboutins,  Rolexes and goods from Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Rick Owens, Alexander Wang, Versace and Herve Leger.  Nancy Jo Sales, the writer who profiled the Bling Ring for Vanity Fair (Coppola based her script on the 2010 article)
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