Will magazines ever get tired of styling young Hollywood actresses as Marilyn Monroe? Doubtful. But Michelle Williams just got done playing the doomed starlet in a movie, so GQ gets a pass this time. Is it just me or does Williams look uncomfortable in many of the shots? Maybe she’s channeling Marilyn’s bad mojo, or maybe she’s thinking about the things she said to the GQ writer about not wanting sexiness to be the main attribute for which she’s known: More
Topic: My Week With Marilyn
At last night’s UK premiere for the much anticipated My Week With Marilyn (a film set, not coincidentally, in England), Emma Watson looked just lovely in a demure outfit from Jason Wu‘s spring 2012 collection. The film’s star Michelle Williams couldn’t be there, so it was on Watson, who plays Marilyn’s assistant in the film, to provide the old Hollywood glamor. Despite the fact that her outfit could have been sexier for the premiere of a film about one of the greatest sex symbols of all time, I think she held it down pretty well. And she doesn’t play a sexpot in the movie, so perhaps this was more appropriate, anyway. More
Michelle Williams’ upcoming portrayal of Marilyn Monroe (in My Week With Marilyn) has been generating Oscar buzz since it was announced. Maybe that’s because the actress went method? …She landed the cover spread of American Vogue‘s October issue and, as you can see, she channels Marilyn throughout. More
You know, I’ve always really liked Michelle Williams. She has yet to sell out, and she’s adorable, and yes, people used to tell me in college that I looked like her, which is patently false, but nevertheless being told that you look like a movie star is always flattering and something I’m willing to believe as a temporary ego boost.
But recently, Michelle has been letting me down. More