Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Britney Spears Banks on a Comeback

Britney Spears heads to East West Bank in Beverly Hills on Tuesday in an interesting pairing of cowboy boots and floral print dress.

The pop princess, 26, is hoping that her next appearance on How I Met Your Mother will help her to get back into the good graces of the public.

Nicole Kidman: Say No To Violence Against Women

UNIFEM Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman answers questions at a press conference against violence towards women at the United Nations on Tuesday in New York City.

“One in three women will encounter violence in some way, shape or form against them in their lifetime,” Nicole said. “That’s an extraordinary statistic. Yet do we ever hear it?”

The 40-year-old pregnant actress encouraged the signing of an online petition to support the elimination of violence against women.

“I’m a mother, I have a child on the way, I have two children in the world and a lot of (my motivation) is about realizing the things that are wrong and how can I contribute,” she added. “What are the things I can contribute to help my children have a better life and help other children around the world have a better life and other citizens of the world have a better life.

To join Nicole in her fight against violence towards women, visit

Nicole has two teenage children, Isabella, 15, and Connor, 13, from her marriage to actor Tom Cruse. She’s also expecting a baby in July with her second husband, country superstar Keith Urban.

Shakira’s Campaign for Education

Shakira speaks as an honorary chairperson for the “Global Campaign For Education” at the Capital in Washington D.C. on Tuesday.

The Colombian singer, 31, shared her experience growing up in the developing world where parents are desperate to provide education for their children.

“Education can really save lives”, said Shakira. She also mentioned that according to her sources, 226 million teenagers can’t attend secondary school due to violence or being forced to work.

Alessandra Ambrosio Shows Her Baby Bump


Alessandra Ambrosio, Victoria’s Secret model and mom-to-be, shows off her burgeoning baby bump as she goes shopping at Intermix in London on Monday.

Alessandra, 27, confirmed the pregnancy rumors on her website over a month ago.