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The Week in Kate: Katie Holmes is back on Broadway, Kate Moss strikes a pose with Rihanna

By Kate Torgovnick

As per usual, it looks like the Kates, Katies, Catherines, and Katys of the world have been mighty busy this week. Here, your weekly roundup of name-specific news.

  • Katie Holmes gets lots of applause in previews for “Dead Accounts.” [People]
  • And gives this great quote in an article about the play: “I still think of myself as Midwestern. I mean, I’ve had box wine. It’s good. And it’s a lot easier to open.” [NY Times]
  • Yee haw! Kate Walsh is working on a new sitcom. It’s loosely based on her life and her co-writer is her boyfriend. [Starpulse]
  • In the meantime, she’s “making the most of every second” she has left making “Private Practice.” [Access Hollywood]
  • She also posted a pre-election video explaining exactly why she supports Barack Obama. [Examiner.com]
  • Katie Couric tours Staten Island and The Rockaways, two areas absolutely devastated by Hurricane Sandy. [Huffington Post]
  • Speaking of the hurricane, here’s a bizarre article from last Friday about the celebrities still without power in New York. Just saying’: odd angle, no? [E! Online]
  • Catherine Keener talks about learning to play the viola for her latest movie, about a string quartet falling apart on its 25th anniversary. [Chicago Sun-Times]
  • Sarah Ferguson, aka Fergie, wants people to focus on Kate Middleton‘s “great work” rather than her topless photo scandal. [Examiner.com]
  • Speaking of Middleton, Kim Kardashian wants to visit her on her upcoming trip to the UK. [Huffington Post]
  • Middleton and Prince William go on a date to see “Skyfall.” [Perez Hilton]
  • And to a fundraising dinner for their alma mater, St. Andrews University, in London. [CBS News]
  • To this event, Midleton dared to wear a drew we’ve already seen. [Us Weekly]
  • Kate and sister Pippa also made an appearance at a charity shopping event. I’m guessing that she just didn’t find a new dress she loved there. [ABC News]
  • The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were apparently thrilled by Barack Obama’s re-election and sent him a congratulations note. [Perez Hilton]
  • Some Kates who won in the election: Kate Harper was re-elected into the 61st district in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Kate Brown won a second term as Secretary of State in Oregon, Kate Hogan won re-election for the Massachsetts state Senate, and Kathleen Kane was elected Pennsylvania attorney general.
  • Woo hoo! Keds has teamed up with Kate Spade. [Glamour]
  • Katherine Boo’s “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” is a National Book Award finalist. [Huffington Post]
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The Week in Kate: Kate Spade launches cooler, cheaper line and Mary-Kate opens up about her older boyfriend

By Kate Torgovnick

As per usual, it looks like the Kates, Katies, Catherines, and Katys of the world have been mighty busy this week. Here, your weekly roundup of name-specific news.

  • YES! Kate Spade is launching a less-expensive line. It’s called Kate Spade Saturday and it’ll cost 50% of the usual line, while also promising to be younger and trendier.  [FashionEtc]
  • Katie Holmes made an appearance on “Project Runway All Stars” this week. [E! Online]
  • And talks about her return to Broadway. [Huffington Post]
  • Dr. Kathleen Pryer of Duke University has named a genus of ferns after Lay Gaga. [MTV.com]
  • Kate Winslet is back in the UK, living with her boyfriend, Ned Rocknroll. [Perez Hilton]
  • How can you spot the difference between Mary-Kate Olsen and her sister Ashley? Duh. Mary-Kate is the one in the block fur coat, while her sis opts for color. [PopSugar]
  • Meanwhile, Olsen has spoken out about her older boyfriend, Olivier Sarkozy, though mainly to say nothing. “Everyone has an opinion,” says Olsen. “I find it’s better to focus on what’s in front of you and to keep putting one foot in front of the other.” [Business Insider]
  • Kate Bosworth loves a belly shirt, and her fiance. [Perez Hilton]
  • Kate Middleton is taking riding lessons. Or at least that is what she told an equestrian Paralympian at a ceremony to honor Britain’s medalists held this week. [People]
  • This is what Middleton and Prince William look like in cake form. [Examiner.com]
  • Speaking of Middleton, she has been voted the lady that British men most want to see as a Bond Girl. [Examiner.com]
  • And Middleton has also been crowned the most “naturally beautiful” woman in the UK. [Oh No They Didn't]
  • Pippa Middleton recalls Halloweens with sister Kate in her new book. [Us Weekly]
  • A love letter to author Kate Zambreno. [The Paris Review]
  • Kate Moss apparently forgot that a shirt is supposed to be pulled over one’s head in this shoot for Love magazine. Guess that’s what happens when you pose as a topless nun. [The Sun]
  • Meanwhile, Moss gives an ode to Yayoi Kusama on the cover of Jalouse magazine. [Stylite]
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The Week in Kate: Kate Walsh gets scared by a big cat, Katie Holmes has sworn off dating actors

By Kate Torgovnick

As per usual, it looks like the Kates, Katies, Catherines, and Katys of the world have been mighty busy this week. Here, your weekly roundup of name-specific news.

  • Watch Kate Walsh be scared by a really big cat on “Ellen.” [Ellen TV]
  • A study of newspaper front pages in Great Britain found that the only women regularly featured are Kate Middleton and her sister Pippa. [Hollywood Reporter]
  • Speaking of Middleton, she reportedly loves to do karaoke. Cheryl Cole writes in her new memoir, “Kate confessed that she dressed up as me on her hen night, in a bodysuit and split trousers, and sang ‘Fight For This Love.’” [Us Weekly]
  • Vogue Australia has done the math on how much it costs to be Middleton for a year. Their final figure: $163,000. [Daily Beast]
  • And  in the randomest report of the week, Middleton reportedly … grows her own potatoes. [Examiner.com]
  • Middleton is reportedly outraged that Lisa Marie Presley doesn’t want to send her 4-year-old twins to boarding school, as is the British tradition. Yeah, not buying this feud. [Examiner.com]
  • Actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead plays a character named Kate in the new movie “Smashed,” specifically a Kate who is both an elementary school teacher and an alcoholic. [NPR]
  • An interview with the amazing Kathleen Turner. [US News & World Report]
  • Meanwhile, Turner has some words for Mitt Romney. [Current.com]
  • Looks like Kate Upton is actually dating Detroit Tiger Justin Verlander. Or at least, that’s what his grandfather says. [Examiner.com]
  • Upton tells Cosmopolitan, “I’m a little bit of a mix – a girlie girl and a tomboy. When I’m in a city, I’m girlie. But when I’m around a barn, I turn into a tomboy.” [StarPulse]
  • And the November issue of Vogue will feature Upton as shot by Steven Meisel. [Examiner.com]
  • SK-II has long been repped by Cate Blanchett. Now, they have turned their sites to Kate Bosworth. [VH1]
  • Dr. Kate Scanell on the meningitis outbreak of last week. [San Jose Mercury News]
  • Loving the work of Katherine Gray, glass-blower extraordinaire. [Press Enterprise]
  • As well as the strange sculptures crafted by Kate MacDowell—which are kind of a bizarre, surrealist spin on animal dissection. [Juxtapoz]
  • A source claims that Katie Holmes is done with actors. [Radar Online]
  • The most random list of people Katie Holmes should date next. [Huffington Post]
  • Holmes talks about why she just had to do the play “Dead Accounts.” [NY Daily News]
  • Ms. Holmes was also spotted on the subway. [Perez Hilton]
  • And chatted with Ethan Hawke on his stoop. [Us Weekly]
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The Week in Kate: Kate Bosworth gets glittery, Kathleen Parker on what female voters want

By Kate Torgovnick
As per usual, it looks like the Kates, Katies, Catherines, and Katys of the world have been mighty busy this week. Here, your weekly roundup of name-specific news.
  • Kate Bosworth channels a disco ball, and does it well. [Daily Mail]
  • Producer Kathleen Kennedy talks about her first film, a little one called “E.T.” The movie is celebrating its 30th anniversary. [LA Times]
  • Was Kate Moss airbrushed in this Rimmel ad? Duh, yes. But isn’t that always the case? [Huffington Post]
  • Yay! Katie Couric‘s new talkshow is leading the race to fill the Oprah void. [EW]
  • Kate Middleton and Prince William attended the opening of England’s new soccer center. A little late for the Olympics, no? [E! Online]
  • The pair also went to Club Loulou in London with Pippa Middleton and Princess Eugenie. [E! Online]
  • Cinderella on ice? Her name is Kate Gauthier. [Huffington Post]
  • Katy Perry gets Barack Obama fingernails as she performs at a fundraiser for the president. [ABC News]
  • And heads on a Haunted Hayride in Los Angeles. [LA Times]
  • Kate Diaz’s tune “Down to Earth” has been named the song of the month. [Songwriter Universe]
  • Kate Sheppard talks climate deniers. [ForeignPolicy.com]
  • Kathleen Parker outlines what women voters want. Hint? It’s not one size fits all. [Washington Post]
  • The beauty in The CW’s new “Beauty and the Beast” is apparently named Catherine. Is this a good time to point out that the so-called “Beast” is just a really hot guy with a scar on his cheek? [Huffington Post]
  • Katie Holmes does that weird legging as pants thing. [Huffington Post]

 

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The Week in Kate: Kate Beckinsale’s questionable musical taste, Katherine Anne Confections adds a bacon truffle

Kate Beckinsale buys One Direction

By Kate Torgovnick
As per usual, it looks like the Kates, Katies, Catherines, and Katys of the world have been mighty busy this week. Here, your weekly roundup of name-specific news.
  • Kate Beckinsale was caught on camera buying a One Direction DVD. Presumably for her daughter? [Daily Mail]
  • Kate Walsh has reached the 100th episode mark with “Private Practice.” [Hollywood Reporter]
  • In Harper’s Bazaar, Walsh points out that she didn’t get a prime role until well into her 30s. Amazing quote:  “Age is just a number. Unless, that is you live in Hollywood, where there’s the notion that if you haven’t hit it big by your 20s, you may as well hit the road. But if anyone told me that I would be thankful when I looked back on celebrating my 28th birthday alone in New York City with a piece of stale cheesecake, working at one of my three waitressing jobs, I would have punched him. During those broke years, I shared not one but two studio apartments, first with my brother, and then with my pal Karen, sleeping head to foot in the same bed. I never dreamed that one day I would land my breakout role at the ripe old age of 36.” [Hollywood.com]
  • Katherine Anne Confections has a new truffle—bad add bourbon bacon. [Chicagoist]
  • Kate Moss sat front row at Stella McCartney’s Paris Fashion Week show. [Examiner.com]
  • And joined Salma Hayek front row at Yves Saint Laurent. [PopSugar]
  • Here, her latest Mango campaign. [Examiner.com]
  • Katie Couric says opening up about battling bulimia was the “right thing to do.” [E! Online]
  • Hurrah! A survey of Kate McKinnon rocking “Saturday Night Live” so far. [Crushable]
  • Catherine Zulfer, a former senior vice president of Playboy, says that she was fired for blowing the whistle on executives who gave themselves $1 million bonuses. [Opposing Views]
  • A look at Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise’s new life in New York City. [People]
  • Apparently, Holmes already has her daughter studying Chinese. [Examiner.com]
  • A fifth-grader by the name of Catherine McCaffrey is battling her school board to have crossing guards reinstated. [CBS New York]
  • Check out the first photo of Kate Winslet in “Movie 43.” [Indie Wire]
  • Speaking of, director Peter Farrelly sings her praises. [Entertainment Weekly]
  • Here, Winslet’s fashion evolution over the years. [Huffington Post]
  • Sometimes, she picks a fashion dud. [VH1]
  • This one is a very sad story—Catherine Davis, a landlord in Los Feliz who also happened to be a Hollywood legend, was bludgeoned to death by actor Johnny Lewis, of the show “Sons of Anarchy.” [xoJane]
  • Johnny Lewis is a former paramour of Katy Perry‘s and she is said to be devastated over his death. [ABC News]
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The Week in Kate: Kate Upton plays with baby goats, Katie Holmes goes goth

By Kate Torgovnick

As per usual, it looks like the Kates, Katies, Catherines, and Katys of the world have been mighty busy this week. Here, your weekly roundup of name-specific news.

  • Kate Upton makes like Little Bo Peep in this strange art video for Carine Roitfeld’s CR Fashion magazine. [E! Online]
  • My favorite headline of the week: “Kathleen Turner’s Voice Could Save Your Life.” [Huffington Post]
  • Kate Middleton didn’t let the topless photo flap stop her from enjoying her trip to the Solomon Islands with Prince William. [E! Online]
  • The pair looked adorable as they repelled in the rainforest in Borneo on Saturday. [People]
  • And they flew home from their tour of the South Pacific … on a commercial airline. [E! Online]
  • Star magazine thinks Kate Middleton is pregnant with twins. Only it appears that they Photoshopped the image that shows her supposed bump. [Huffington Post]
  • E.L. James sat down for a chat with Katie Couric this week on “Katie.” [EW]
  • Meanwhile Heidi Klum admitted on the show that she is in fact dating her bodyguard, Martin Kristen. [Huffington Post]
  • Are you shocked to hear that ratings for Couric’s show were very good for the first week? She finished fourth out of all nationally syndicated talk shows. [Washington Post]
  • Kate Gosselin posted photos of one of her daughters in heels, and the world spun off its axis. [Huffington Post]
  • Catherine Deneuve headed to Russia for a cancer fundraiser. [RT.com]
  • Kate Bosworth will be playing a methhead opposite James Franco and Jason Statham in the upcoming flick, “Homefront.” [EW]
  • And Kate Moss appears to be having a blast at London Fashion Week. [Huffington Post]
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The Week in Kate: Kate Finnernan to play Miss Hannigan, Kate Winslet urged to “take the win”

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By Kate Torgovnick

As per usual, it looks like the Kates, Katies, Catherines, and Katys of the world have been mighty busy this week. Here, your weekly roundup of name-specific news.

  • My new favorite actress is Kate Finnernan (left), who will soon play Miss Hannigan in the Broadway revival of “Annie.” She says of the role, “It’s so much fun to be mean. Everyone feels mean ­every day. Today you were in the subway and there was someone you saw and ­inside you thought, Motherfuckers! ­Everyone has it, so I’m just gonna put it onstage for a little while.” [NY Mag]
  • Kate Hudson admits to working out out six hours a day in order to get her pre-baby body back in record speed. Wow. That is extreme. She realizes there are only 24 hours in a day, right? [Babble]
  • According to a mysterious source on the set of Glee, Hudson said Lea Michele is a “nightmare” on set. [Us Weekly]
  • And check out Hudson’s photo session for the Venice Film Festival. [Just Jared]
  • Columnist Kathleen Parker gives her take on Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention. [Washington Post]
  • And here is the text of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who spoke at the DNC. [Politico]
  • Oh, and here’s Kathleen Kennedy Townsend’s speech. Apparently, Kathleens tend to lean Democrat? [Current.com]
  • Prince William and Kate Middleton are heading on a goodwill trip to the South Pacific, where they will not only see the jungle, but witness the christening of an orchid named after Princess Diana, the Duke’s mom. [E! Online]
  • Middleton reportedly asked her husband to take it easy on Prince Harry, when it came to scolding him for his Vegas nude pics. [Examiner]
  • The Duchess of Cambridge managed to go unrecognized while shopping for a wetsuit in her hometown. [ABC News]
  • And presented a gold medal at the Paralympus to British discus thrower Aled Davies. [CBS News]
  • Absolutely loving junior high teacher Kate McKensie’s Worldviews Project, where she seeks to show students that one person can make a difference in the world by interviewing people in eight countries doing it. [Calgary Herald]
  • “Titanic” director James Cameron has commented on Kate Winslet‘s frequent dissing of the movie. He says, “The last thing you want if you’re a really good, versatile, chameleonic actor with enormous potential like Kate and Leo at that time, is to get locked in to everyone’s preconception of you from doing one big, iconic role … But, on the other hand, you know, it’s been 16 years, like, come on, Kate. Get over it. Take the win, girl!” [Moviefone]
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The Week in Kate: Kate Hudson shines at the Venice Film Festival, Katy Perry rebounding with Robert Pattinson?

Kate Hudson at the Venice Film FestivalBy Kate Torgovnick

As per usual, it looks like the Kates, Katies, Catherines, and Katys of the world have been mighty busy this week. Here, your weekly roundup of name-specific news.

  • Kate Hudson rocked the Venice Film Festival in this gorgeous Atelier Versace gown, which she wore to the premiere of her new flick, “The Reluctant Fundamentalist.” [LA Times]
  • But this is the great thing about Hudson — she looks equally as lovely off duty in a pantsuit. [Examiner]
  • Here’s a look at Hudson’s favorite restaurants in London, judging by the ones she frequents most often. [Yahoo!]
  • Meanwhile, Hudson’s promo shot for “Glee” is very Fosse. [Daily Mail]
  • And she’s sure got the moves in this new “Glee” preview. [Perez Hilton]
  • Katie Couric says that she left her old employer CBS because she felt “constrained” and that the network higher ups were “projecting their own issues” onto her. [Daily Mail]
  • The first big interview for Couric’s new talk show? Jessica Simpson. After that: Sheryl Crow, EL James, Susan Sarandon and Chelsea Handler. [Washington Post]
  • A woman has earned the nickname “Kate plus 839.” For her marathoning, people. [Register Guard]
  • Katherine Jenkins took to Twitter to shoot down rumors that she had an affair with David Beckham. [Access Hollywood]
  • A Kate who studies internet memes! [The Next Web]
  • Katrina Darling, the Playboy covergirl second cousin of Kate Middleton, doesn’t “see what the big deal is” about the naked photos of Prince Harry that surfaced this week. The red-headed Prince was snapped in the nude in a Vegas hotel room, while playing a game of strip billiards with at least one young lady.  [Fox News, TMZ]
  • While the world remains agog over Prince Harry’s nude photo scandal, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge looked calm and wholesome while attending the Paralympic Games. [E! Online]
  • In a case of unfortunate timing, right before the scandal broke, Prince William made the public declaration he considers Prince Harry to be Kate Middleton’s “lady in waiting,” because he “he is always by her side.” [Examiner]
  • Apparently, Middleton is teaching Prince Harry how to cook. [NDTV]
  • Yes, there’s an app for that. “That” being “dressing like Kate Middleton.” [Fashion n' Style]
  • Woo hoo! Middleton will speak in public again, this time at a Malaysian hospice center. [Press Association]
  • Remember Kathleen Robertson, aka Claire on “Beverly Hills 90210?” She is back on the small screen, opposite Kelsey Grammer, in what is apparently a racy role. [AP]
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The Week in Kate: Kathleen Turner gets rave reviews, Katie Holmes’ divorce finalized

By Kate Torgovnick

As per usual, it looks like the Kates, Katies, Catherines, and Katys of the world have been mighty busy this week. Here, your weekly roundup of name-specific news.

  • Kathleen Turner has gotten rave reviews for her performance in the political play “Red Hot Patriot” this week. One reviewer called her “Bacall on steroids,” while another said her voice could “smite a filibuster.” [Washington PostDaily Kos]
  • Speaking of Turner, in an interview hyping her play, she said she was dismayed by Todd Akin’s insane comments about “legitimate rape” this week. [NBC News]
  • Speaking of Akin, here is columnist Kathleen Parker’s take on his actions this week. [Washington Post]
  • Get ready, Singapore. Prince William and Kate Middleton are headed your way! [CBS News]
  • TV anchor Catherine Bosley is taking legal action against Hustler magazine for running a photo of her in a wet t-shirt, taken while she was on vacation in Key West in 2003. [Cleveland Plain Dealer]
  • Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are officially divorced. Wow, that didn’t take long. [E! Online]
  • Speaking of Holmes, she will be hosting a fashion show for her line Holmes & Yang at New York Fashion Week on September 9. [Examiner]
  • Apparently, Katie’s show will be on the same day as Victoria Beckham’s collection showing. While the two have been close friends for years, reports say their friendship has soured in the wake of Holmes’ split from Cruise. Sources say that both ladies have their  ”claws out” and are looking at fashion week as a showdown. [Daily Mail]
  • Awww, here’s Katie teaching daughter Suri to ride a bike. [Just Jared]
  • Social scientist Catherine Hakim says in her new book, The New Rules: Internet Dating, Playfairs and Erotic Power that having an affair can strengthen a relationship. Ummm, not liking how I feel about that idea, especially this quote: “The fact that we eat most meals at home with spouses and partners does not preclude eating out in restaurants to sample different cuisines and ambiences, with friends or colleagues.” [Huffington Post]
  • Kate Beckinsale has banned her teenage daughter from Facebook. [Starpulse]

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The Week in Kate: Kate Upton’s racy new shoot, Katie Taylor wins boxing gold

Kate Upton in Contributor magazine

By Kate Torgovnick

As per usual, it looks like the Kates, Katies, Catherines, and Katys of the world have been mighty busy this week. Here, your weekly roundup of name-specific news.

  • What? A scandalous Kate Upton magazine spread? You don’t say. This time, it’s in Contributor Magazine. [Huffington Post]
  • And yes! Katie Taylor wins gold for Ireland in women’s boxing. [NY Times]
  • Kate Bosworth and Michael Polish are engaged. Bosworth dropped the news very discretely this week. [SF Gate]
  • Kate Moss continues to roll in the dough. While her company was worth $3.8 million last year, it’s now worth $7 million. [The Sun]
  • Speaking of Moss, she apparently ruined husband Jamie Hince’s 20 years of veganism by cooking a bacon sandwich in her underwear. [The Gloss]
  • Catherine Keener has started filming a new movie with Toni Collette. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • Kate Beckinsale says that, since she had four brothers, she loved action movies growing up. “I was a huge Die Hard fan until it ate my husband for two years,” she says, of Len Wiseman’s remake. [SlashGear]
  • Apparently, some folks on the set of “Total Recall” didn’t realize that she and director Wiseman were married. [Style Goes Strong]
  • Beckinsale opted for dots at a special showing of “Total Recall” in New York. [Posh 24]
  • Miss Beckinsale is reportedly a front-runner to play Anastasia in “50 Shades of Grey.” Only that doesn’t make sense at all because they are completely different ages. [Gather.com]
  • Transgender writer Kate Bornstein talks about her experience as a Scientologist. [Windy City Media Group]

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The Week in Kate: Katherine Losse reveals the Facebook frat, Kate Upton channels Pamela Anderson

By Kate Torgovnick

As per usual, it looks like the Kates, Katies, Catherines, and Katys of the world have been mighty busy this week. Here, your weekly roundup of name-specific news.

  • Katherine Losse, one of the first female employees of Facebook, has penned a tell-all about the experience, calling it like working at a frat. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Remember when I said it was the month of Kate Upton? It is official. Homegirl landed herself a spread in Vogue, and trades in a bikini for a fur-lined coat. [Daily Mail]
  • In this video shot by Terry Richardson, Upton pretends to be Pam Anderson in “Baywatch.” [I Don't Like You In That Way]
  • Swimmer Katie Rowe has found an interesting new career…as a stuntwoman. [Swimming World Magazine]
  • Catherine Keener will play Mark Ruffalo’s estranged wife in the movie “Can a Song Save Your Life?” [Hollywood Reporter]
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones reflects on how her hair was so big in the 1980s that “if I sat in the front row of a Clash show, people behind me couldn’t see.” [People Stylewatch]
  • Katherine Freedman, who goes to my alma mater Barnard College, defends her choice to major in English. Hey! I did that too! [FWD Nation]
  • Kate Middleton got Prince William a ride on a sea doughnut for his 30th birthday. Yeah, I didn’t know what that meant either. [Vanity Fair]
  • This week, rumors swirled that Middleton planned to take part in a “Sleep Out,” on the streets of London to raise awareness for homelessness. Only, her rep knows nothing about it. [People]
  • Speaking of Middleton, two hats that once touched her scalp sold for $5K a piece in an auction. [The Telegraph]
  • But that’s just the beginning—Middleton reportedly wore $165K worth of clothes this year. [Daily Mail]
  • Supposedly, Brad Pitt has purchased a portrait of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge painted by graffiti artist Bambi. Presumably because Angelina is obsessed with Kate? [Perez Hilton]
  • And finally, Middleton has been told to curtsey to Princess Beatrice, who is royalty by blood. [Salon]
  • Last weekend, a Massachusetts woman returned home to find 22-year-old Katherine Ferguson naked and cooking in her kitchen. Eek! [NY Post]
  • Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have been slammed for their $17K fur backpack. [Radar Online]
  • Speaking of, Ashley Olsen has spoken out on Mary-Kate’s relationship with Olivier Sarkozy, saying their age difference isn’t troubling because Mary-Kate is “mature.” [NY Daily News]
  • Jane Lynch and Kathleen Turner are apparently friends. Like! [Bethesda Magazine]
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The Week in Kate: Kate Beckinsale’s strange crop top, Mary-Kate Olsen lights up in front of Sarkozy’s young daughter

Kate Beckinsale Women's Health coverBy Kate Torgovnick

As per usual, it looks like the Kates, Katies, Catherines, and Katys of the world have been mighty busy this week. Here, your weekly roundup of name-specific news.

  • Normally, I would make fun of the bizarre proportions of this black-and-white striped shirt. But Kate Beckinsale looks so amazing on this magazine cover that I am a little distracted. [Women's Health]
  • In the interview, Beckinsale admits that she wasn’t the first picked in kickball as a kid. “I wasn’t particularly athletic,” she says. “No one ever thought, ‘I must have Kate on my team.’” [Huffington Post]
  • Jon Gosselin has issued Kate Gosselin a blanket “I’m sorry” for his behavior after their split. [People]
  • Katy Perry‘s video for “Wide Awake” is very dark Alice in Wonderland. Oh, and it also includes visual images to past videos since it’s her last “Teenage Dream” single. [MTV]
  • Catherine Greig‘s sister has spoken out about her eight year sentence, saying that she is only guilty of “being attracted to the wrong kind of guy.” [Boston Herald]
  • See 21 gifs of Kate Upton, posted for her 20th birthday. Wow, homegirl isn’t even old enough to drink yet. [Buzzfeed]
  • Meanwhile, Catherine Zeta-Jones has revealed the inspiration for her Bible thumping character in “Rock of Ages.” Apparently, she studied Michele Bachmann very carefully. [iVillage]
  • Here’s a sneak peak of Katie Couric’s talk show premiering in the fall. [Perez Hilton]
  • One fan went to great lengths to get an autograph from Kate Winslet on the set of “Labor Day.” Make them work, Kate. [Boston Herald]
  • The new Miss Wisconsin is none other than Kate Gorman. [Central Wisconsin Hub]

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