Over the weekend a lot of out and proud women celebrated their birthdays. Happy belated birthday to Kelly McGillis. The Top Gun actress turned 54 on July 9. Happy belated birthday to Harry Potter actress Fiona Shaw, who can be seen causing havoc with her witchcraft on HBO’s True Blood. She turned 53 on Sunday, the same day out photographer/actress (and Ellen Degeneres’ former flame) Alexandra Hedison celebrated her 42nd birthday.
On Tuesday, September 20 Glee’s Jane Lynch will be appearing at Barnes and Noble in New York City to pimp out her upcoming book Happy Accidents. Stop by the Union Square store (33 East 17 St., New York) at 7 p.m. to meet the fabulous comedian.
Speaking of Glee, frequent guest star and Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth has come up with 10 things you don’t already know about her.
Missy Higgins will be performing a free concert at the Santa Monica Pier as part of Australia Rocks The Pier 2011 on Thursday, July 21 at 7 p.m. Or if you live in Colorado, you can catch Higgins on August 21 at the Folks Festival in Lyons.
Paula Patton looks stunning as always in the trailer for Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. Check out the film’s big budget action sequences and Patton’s teal business suit, which can be seen at the 43-second mark. Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol hits theaters in December.
Fitness guru Jillian Michaels hates her ass. Well, that’s what she told Fitness magazine when they asked what her least favorite body part is. Michaels said:
There’s cellulite on it, and no matter what I do, I can’t get rid of it. The reality is that it’s connective tissue. I can starve and my boobs will go and my face will get gaunt, but I will still have cellulite. It’s not so much about aesthetics for me these days. Instead, I think a lot more about the mark I’m going to make on the world than about the back of my ass.
On October 19 the amazing Lily Tomlin will be hosting the Valley Community Clinic’s 40th Anniversary Gala at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City. The clinic works with low-income patients and HIV/AIDS outreach efforts. To purchase tickets for the big event or for more information about the Valley Community Clinic, visit their website.
Melissa Etheridge will be performing The Venue at The Horseshoe Casino Hammond, IN on July 15 at 8 p.m.
Attention Canada! The Season 2 premiere of The Big C debuts tonight on Super Channel. Star Laura Linney’s character revels that she has cancer to her self-centered friend Rebecca, played by Cynthia Nixon.
House’s Olivia Wilde will be in theaters all summer long. Wilde laces up her corset in the sci-fi action thriller Cowboys & Aliens, which hits theaters on July 29. Then she stars in the racy comedy, The Change Up (August 5) opposite Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman. Wilde talks up her movies in the August issue of Marie Claire magazine.
Lesbian/Bi Photo of the Day
Ruby Rose posed a sexy pic of herself on her Tumblr with the caption, “Red, black, blonde, blue, copper.. I am seriously surprised I have any hair left. I miss blonde sometimes..”