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]

Kate Upton in Cosmo

  • Here, Kate Upton‘s latest photo spread in the November issue of Cosmopolitan. [Celebuzz]
  • Upton has her eye on a new role—Bond Girl. [Huffington Post]
  • I kind of like this leather skirt look. [Global Grind]
  • Political satirist Kate Clinton is staging a new show, called “All Fracked Up.” [NJ.com]
  • Where Kate Hudson and Katy Perry hang out when they are in Miami. [Us Weekly]
  • Speaking of Perry, she is apparently having a divorce/birthday party to mark her wedding anniversary. [Perez Hilton]
  • Meanwhile, Russell Brand has spoken more about their split saying that it came down to spiritual incompatibility. [Examiner.com]
  • Perry has been named Billboard magazine’s Woman of the Year. [CNN]
  • Katherine Heigl was snapped with a cigarette in one hand and a martini in the other as she watched her husband play in the Justin Timberlake celebrity gold tournament. [Perez Hilton]
  • She was also honored at the 2012 Variety Annual Women of Power event, for her work for the American Cancer Society. [Just Jared]
  • Producer Kathleen Kennedy talks about the long-awaited “Jurassic Park 4.” [Shock Til You Drop]
  • What’s up with all the fourth sequels. Here is the “Paranormal Activity 4″ trailer starring Katie Featherston. [Screen Rant]
  • Kate Hudson isn’t afraid to arrive on set with a towel on her head. [Daily Mail]
  • In addition to this Larry David HBO flick, Hudson is also filming “Clear History” with Eva Mendes and Jon Hamm. [PopSugar]
  • An interview with musical comedian Kate Micucci. [Lehigh Valley Live]
  • Here’s how to avoid a Marilyn Monroe dress moment in the wind? Kate Middleton‘s stylist sows weight into her skirts. [Business Insider]
  • After the photo ordeal of the past two weeks, Kate Middleton and Prince WIlliam are retreating to the island of Mustique for their next vacation. [Examiner.com]
  • Meanwhile, a Middleton impersonator fooled New Yorkers during an episode of “Good Morning America.” [Examiner.com]
  • Here, said lookalike is quizzed on what she knows about the Duchess of Cambridge. For the record, the to do not look very much alike to me. [YouTube]
  • Kate Gosselin sat down for an interview with Katie Couric and shared that her kids bring up daily the idea of her dating again. [Celebrity Cafe]

Any Kate-related news this week that I missed? Add it in the comments, please!

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