The Week in Kate: Kate Beckinsale versus Jessica Biel, plus Katie Roiphe inspires internet backlash

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

  • Jessica Biel looked super cute at a Q+A session for upcoming flick “Total Recall” in Cancun, Mexico. But perhaps she shouldn’t have stood so close to Kate Beckinsale, who rocked a dress with a high slit and somehow managed to totally outshine her. [Daily Mail]
  • Kate Simon was Bob Marley’s official photographer beginning in 1977. She’s shared a batch of awesome, never-seen-before images with The New Yorker. [New Yorker]
  • Phew. Katherine Jenkins is back atop the leader’s board on “Dancing with the Stars,” thanks to a killer Argentine tango this week. [San Jose Mercury News]
  • Journalist Katie Roiphe penned this week’s Newsweek cover story, “The Fantasy Life of Working Women,” about the mega best-selling book “Fifty Shades of Grey.” [Newsweek]
  • And, in the process, inspired a major backlash on the interwebs. [Feministing, Gawker, The Frisky]
  • Kate Mara shows that the couple that hoodies together stays together. [Just Jared]
  • Katie Ricks has become the first openly lesbian woman ordained by the Presbyterian Church USA. Congrats Katie! [Huffington Post]
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones looked H-O-T at Vanity Fair’s kick-off party for the Tribeca Film Festival. [Us Weekly]
  • Kate DeCamillo, the author of “Because of Winn-Dixie” and “The Tale of Despereaux,” explains how she got into writing for kiddos. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
  • And shocker—Kate Moss will appear in the photo exhibit “Contains Nudity” at Los Angeles’ Rankin Gallery. [Baller Status]

Kate Bosworth and Michael Polish at Coachella

  • Kate Bosworth and Michael Polish looked totally adorbs at Coachella last weekend. [Celebrity Gossip]
  • Speaking of Bosworth, check out the trailer for her new flick, “Little Birds.” [Just Jared]
  • Kate Gosselin is reportedly angling to get herself back on the boob tube. [Gather Celebs]
  • Artist Katherine Sherwood had a massive stroke at age 44. But instead of it ending her art career, she says it actually launched it—leading her to “less self-conscious, more urgent and expressive” art. [Frontiers in Human Neuroscience]
  • Want to stay at Kate Middleton‘s favorite inn during the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee festivities this summer? It’ll only cost you $1,598,300 for a four night stay. [Chicago Tribune]
  • Speaking of celebrations, sources say that Prince William will be gifting Middleton with another of his mom’s favorite pieces of jewelry for their year anniversary on April 29. [Entertainment Wise]
  • Kate Hudson gives baby Bing a sweet nuzzle as they go through security at LAX airport. [Celebuzz]
  • Katie Couric sat down with Wendy WIlliams on Wedsenday, showing off her bicep muscles and reveling in the fact that “GMA” beat “Today” in the ratings for the first time in 16 years thanks to her week-long hosting gig. [Huffington Post]
  • Katie Workman has published “The Mom 100 Cookbook.” [Huffington Post]
  • Katy Perry does have good taste. She says she “loves” electronic guru M83. Upon hearing this, he took to Twitter and asked to write her next album. [MTV]

Any Kate-related news I missed? Leave a link in the comments section.

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