The Word: Woody Allen talks Carla Bruni

Allen in Cannes.

Woody Allen, who just opened the Cannes Film Festival with his new movie, “Midnight in Paris,” wants to set a few things straight about working with Carla Bruni, the French first lady, who appears in the film. “I think she is wonderful. During the shooting, all the newspapers kept writing that I wasn’t happy with her work, that I deleted some scenes. It is not true,” he tells Metro France. “She was very good and easy to work with.”

And how did Bruni come to have a part in a Woody Allen movie? For the simple reason that she’s beautiful. “A year ago, I was having breakfast with the Sarkozys and Carla was so beautiful and so charming that I offered her to be in one of my movies,” he says. “I thought she would have great charisma.”

Bristol realigns her face

Bristol Palin is copping to the fact she had work done to her face at the ripe old age of 20, but shares with Us Weekly, “It’s not plastic surgery. I had corrective jaw surgery.”

Regarding the surgery, she admits it improved the way she looks, but “this surgery was necessary for medical reasons … so my jaw and teeth could properly realign. … I don’t obsess over my face.”

Palin does have a way with words. She’s calling her plastic surgery “corrective jaw surgery” and her new reality TV show a “docu-drama.” So what do you call “completely and totally sending the wrong message to female teenagers everywhere”? Oh, right: “Bristol Palin.”

For more celebrity gossip follow Dorothy Robinson on Twitter @DorothyatMetro.


News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
National

Rapper affiliate of Wu-Tang Clan 'cuts off own…

Rapper Andre Johnson, who has performed with New York outfit the Wu-Tang Clan, is in a critical condition after reportedly cutting off his own penis…

National

Cleavage complaint: Disneyland staffer orders curvy mom to…

A curvy mom-of-three says she filed a formal complaint after staff at Disneyland Resort in California ordered her to cover up her boobs. Melissa Behnken,…

Local

Supporters say man accused of robbery was misidentified

A Liberian immigrant couple charged with extorting money from an elderly woman in March will be in court Thursday for a bail hearing, but supporters say it's a case of…

International

Canadian charged in 'Heartbleed' attack on tax agency

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian police have arrested a 19-year-old man and charged him in connection with exploiting the "Heartbleed" bug to steal taxpayer data from…

Television

‘Survivor: Cagayan’ recap: Episode 8

Sure, it's called Survivor. But this season should really be called 'The Tony Show.'

Television

Jim Rash talks 'The Writer's Room' and amazing…

For Jim Rash, as the fifth season of "Community" comes to a close, the second season of "The Writer's Room" begins.

Television

'Dexter' star Jennifer Carpenter moves into producing role

The actress who played the title character's sister in "Dexter" is teaming up with producer George Stelzner to adapt Erika Hayasaki's book "The Death Class:…

The Word

Wahlburgers announce North America domination

Tuesday was a huge day for Donnie Wahlberg.

NFL

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Updated, new April version

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Updated, new April version

NHL

Flyers, Rangers meet in playoffs for 11th time

The Flyers and Rangers will start a new chapter in a historic rivalry.

MLB

MLB Power Rankings: A's are baseball's best, Brewers…

MLB Power Rankings: A's are baseball's best, Brewers and Braves right behind

NHL

Top 5 Philadelphia storylines for Flyers-Rangers

The slate is clean for the Flyers and the Rangers. Which is good news for the Flyers.

Wellbeing

This Week in Health: chocolate may prevent obesity…

Can chocolate prevent obesity and diabetes? Location of study: U.S. Study subjects: Mice Results: The positive health benefits of chocolate have been studied increasingly more…

Wellbeing

This Week in Health News: breastfed infants trying…

Are breastfed infants trying to prevent mom from having another baby? Theory: The act of breastfeeding not only brings mom and baby closer together –…

Wellbeing

Unexplained infertility may be caused by lack of…

Researchers have identified a protein on the egg's surface that interacts with another protein on the surface of sperm, allowing the two cells to join.

Tech

5 surprising facts about Google Glass

Your sex life could get more interesting.