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Kim Kardashian 1 Pregnant Kim Kardashian teeters in high heels as she carries mini me daughter North in New York

Kim Kardashian teeters in high heels with North

Kim Kardashian showed there’s a fine line between balancing the demands of motherhood with the need to look your best.

Pregnant Mrs Kanye West teetered on exceptionally high heeled boots as she walked along with the couple’s adorable two-year-old daughter North in New York this weekend.

Mums everywhere must have looked on with their hearts in their mouths, but the Los Angeles TV star carried it off with her usual self-assured composure.

The 34-year-old star and rapper husband were celebrating Independence Day with a brunch at Cipriani in the Big Apple before heading back to her Soho apartment and Kim looked stylish in her black heels, complemented by designer shades and military-style green coat.

The reality star and her husband Kanye West stepped out in New York and she was snapped carrying her adorable little one

Kim Kardashian 2 Pregnant Kim Kardashian teeters in high heels as she carries mini me daughter North in New York

Kim Kardashian carrying little North

North, who is quickly become a style icon for little ones, wore a designer Balmain military jacket to match her mummy, along with a tiny white t-shirt and shorts, while daddy Kanye opted for an unusually smart outfit of a dark grey shirt, jeans and smart brown shoes.

The July 4 weekend had been a busy one for the star, who posed in a Stars and Stripes getup and posted pictures on social media.

Not to mention a photograph of Kanye against the backdrop of an American flag looking HAPPY! No, we are serious.

Kim Kardashian 3 Pregnant Kim Kardashian teeters in high heels as she carries mini me daughter North in New York

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West with family

Meanwhile, their lunch break in New York is not the first time Kim has braved uncomfortable footwear in the name of fashion.

When she arrived by chopper with her hubby rapper for his set at Glastonbury Festival last weekend, she managed to trudge through the fields while wearing high heels.

Well, did we ever expect Kim to rush out buy a pair of Hunters wellies for the event?



magic mike terminator Box Office: Terminator Genisys & Magic Mike XXL Fail to Light Fourth of July Fireworks

Photo: Warner Bros. / Paramount

The new releases were unable to dethrone Jurassic World and Inside Out as both Terminator Genisysand Magic Mike XXL failed to light up the Fourth of July weekend.

Before we get to the newcomers over this Fourth of July box office weekend, we must acknowledge the four-time king, Jurassic World, the second film this year to top the weekend four times in a row. Even happier news for Universal Pictures is the other film to do so was also one of theirs, Furious 7, which topped the box office over the course of the entire month of April. Winning four weekends in a row isn’t an easy feat, doing it twice in one year is even more impressive considering the last time it happened was 2012 when The Hunger Games pulled the fourpeat and, before that, it was The Dark Knight in 2008.

Jurassic World managed the top spot by narrowly edging out Inside Out by a mere $800,000 so this might not be over yet as the dinos pulled in $30.9 million compared to Pixar’s $30.1 million. Now we wait and see how long it will be before Jurassic Worldbests The Avengers for the third all-time highest grossing domestic release as it sits at$558 million, just $65.3 million behind the Marvel success. Hell, at this point it’s only $100 million behind Titanic, which seems a very real possibility at this point.

As for the week’s new releases, Terminator Genisys managed $28.7 million, $44.1 million since opening on Wednesday along with its “B+” CinemaScore. To put that into some perspective, when Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines opened on the exact same weekend back in 2003, beginning its run on Wednesday, with early screenings on Tuesday evening, it managed $72.3 million in five days before ending its domestic run at $150.3 million. I don’t expect Genisys will even cross $100 million at this point, which makes me wonder if Paramount will even move forward on the newly planned trilogy. I guess there are always international numbers, but will they be enough to save this one?

Terminator Salvation did manage to make $246 million internationally, but even that one enjoyed $125 million at the domestic box office and it was a bust from the start. Perhaps it’s time to put the Terminator franchise to rest? After all, this is the worst debut for any of the Terminator sequels.

Magic Mike XXL looked promising after kicking things off with $9.3 million on Wednesday along with an “A-” CinemaScore, but it appears it blew its wad a little too soon. Audiences had their fill before the weekend rolled around and after $6.3 million on Friday, the film could only muster $5.7 million over Saturday and Sunday on its way to a $12 million weekend, $27 million cume since its Wednesday release. One amazing number is the fact the movie played to 96% female audiences, which means 4% of the audience probably had a pretty good weekend.

Fortunately for the low budget sequel, while $27 million over five-and-a-half days is far worse than the first film’s $39 million opening, the target audience seems to be eating it up and doubling your budget out of the gates is never a bad thing. When it comes to what I’m sure will be a Magic Mike 3 they can expect similar returns. So while the number is disappointing by comparison, it’s pretty good in the long run.

Then we get to last weekend’s new releases beginning with Ted 2, which clearly doesn’t have the stamina of the original, dropping 67% to $11 million and a current domestic total of $58 million. The first film only dropped 41% in its second weekend as it crossed the $119 million mark. Seems audiences have finally caught on to what I was saying back in 2012.

Last weekend’s new release, Max, dropped 42% for a second weekend of $7 million and a cume now up to $25.7 million for the family-targeted feature.

Next weekend brings to theaters The Gallows, Self/less and Jurassic World‘s run at #1 is about to end, but no worries, it will be at the hands of yet another Universal release,Minions. Talk about an amazing year for one studio. Two billion dollar features already and I have to thing Minions might make it three.jw Box Office: Terminator Genisys & Magic Mike XXL Fail to Light Fourth of July Fireworks

Jurassic World and Inside Out are still grappling for 1st place over the three-day Fourth of July frame, with Worldjust slightly ahead, estimating $30.9M to Inside‘s $30.1M.

If World prevails it will be the dino-flick’s fourth three-day weekend at #1.

What Universal does appear to be conceding, however, with a “you can have it” air, is that the Disney/Pixar film is likely the winner of the five-day Fourth of July frame. Though it’s still a tight race Disney is claiming victory for the full holiday domestic frame with Inside Out making $45.3M (4,158 venues) to Jurassic World‘s $43.8M (3,737 venues).

Universal is also reporting that Jurassic World will pass $550M in domestic grosses this weekend. Adding another milestone to its marble bag of records that’s the fastest—in 24 days—any film has reached the $550M mark. Worldadded $42M in overseas coin, raising its international total to $826.9M. Combined with domestic that total makes Jurassic World the fifth highest grossing film worldwide of all time with $1.385B in global grosses, just passing Avengers: Age of Ultron at $1.37B. Ultron opened in its last market this weekend, making $6.5M in Japan.

The lackluster home field reception for Paramount’sTerminator Genisys, which has a three-day estimate of $28.7M and a five-day estimate of $44.1M, calls into question the domestic box-office draw of Arnold Swarzenegger and the overall viability of the once-redoubtable Terminatorfranchise itself.

After all 2009’s Terminator Salvation opened in 3,530 venues with a three-day estimate of $42.6M, a $12,056 per screen average. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, made $44M in 3,504 theaters, a $12,568 average on its three-day July 4th weekend in 2003. Terminator Genisys was in 3,758 theaters yet only made a $7,637 average.

Overseas coin, however, the likely reason that anyone revisted making another Terminator in the first place, looks like it might save the day. Grosses came in at $74M from 44 markets over the weekend and an $85M international cume.

Terminator Genisys opened at #1 in Russia ($12.5M at 1,150 locations), Korea ($11.1M from 1,275 venues), Mexico ($6.2M from 670 locations), India ($2.8M from 600 venues), Malaysia ($2.3M at 131 sites), Taiwan ($2.1M at 80 locations), Hong Kong ($1.9M from 44 venues), and Ukraine ($666K from 235 locations). Though not landing at the #1 spot it has also opened in the UK ($5.6M from 536 sites), France ($3.8M at 680 locations), Brazil ($4M from 549 cinemas), Australia ($4.7M at 258 cinemas), the Philippines ($1.4M at 149 sites), and Venezuela ($2.4M at 75 venues).

It has yet to open in Germany and Italy, which it does on July 9th and the next day in Spain and Japan. A release date has yet to be chosen for China.

At Genisys‘s reported pre-advertising cost of $155M it will be the international markets that dictate whether we will be hearing of Skynet and Judgment Day in the near future. Given that Paramount has two more Terminatorfilms slated to go, in 2016 and 2017, all eyes will be on those rollouts.

With an astounding 96% female audience Magic Mike XXL left the three-day weekend with $12.04M dollars tucked into its waistband. For the five-day frame the film made $27.07M. Overseas had a limited launch with $6.2M at 2,572 screens in 15 markets, led by the U.K. with $2.5M. Mike has an A- from CinemaScore and a reported budget of $14.8M meaning not only was its clientele happy with it so was Warner Bros.

Ted 2 had a -67% drop off from last week, making $11M for the three day and $ 17.3M for the five day holiday. Its domestic cume stands at $58.3M. Internationally Ted has marked about 50% of the available territories adding $8.8M to its international total of $36M for a worldwide cume of $94.3M. It will open in the U.K. and Ireland, Poland, Turkey and Peru next weekend.

If things don’t turn around, which seems unlikely, we’re more likely to see more Terminators than we are more teddy bears.

Max made $6.6M, just ahead of Spy with $5.9M.

Here are this weekend’s top five at the box office:

1. Jurassic World — $30.9 million
2. Inside Out — $30.1 million
3. Terminator Genisys — $28.7 million
4. Magic Mike XXL — $12 million
5. Ted 2 — $11 million

 

Nicki Minaj 1 Nicki Minaj lets it all hang out on stage in Denmark as she gives music festival crowd an eyeful in skimpy see through outfit

Spilling over: Nicki Minaj left little to the imagination when it came to her stage costume for the Roskilde Festival in Denmark on Saturday

Nicki Minaj literally let it all hang out as she flashed her cleavage and her buttocks at a music festival performance in Denmark,
The rapper headlined the Roskilde Festival on July 4 but instead of wearing a patriotic costume, the 32-year-old marked America’s birthday by taking to the stage virtually in her birthday suit.
The star wore just a tiny black bra and a black thong with see-through black netting covering her arms and legs as she strutted her stuff for the crowd.

The Anaconda singer revealed even more when she turned her back to the audience.
From behind, her ample buttocks were fully visible under the transparent netting

She completed her look with some black ankle boots and a dash of pink lipstick.

Nicki Minaj 2 Nicki Minaj lets it all hang out on stage in Denmark as she gives music festival crowd an eyeful in skimpy see through outfit

Cheeky! The rapper flaunted her buttocks during her performance wearing only a tiny thong and lots of see-through black netting Nicki Minaj 3 Nicki Minaj lets it all hang out on stage in Denmark as she gives music festival crowd an eyeful in skimpy see through outfit

Hands on: The 32-year-old put on a saucy display with her backing dancers also wearing similar see-through outfits Nicki Minaj 4 Nicki Minaj lets it all hang out on stage in Denmark as she gives music festival crowd an eyeful in skimpy see through outfit

Fleshy: The Super Bass singer flaunted her full figure as she ran through her set

Now in its 44th year, the Roskilde Festival is the largest North European culture and music festival.
The week-long event ended Saturday with Minaj’s performance followed by Paul McCartney as the closing act later on in the night.
It turns out that the hip hop artist, who’s dating Meek Mill, can be as big a diva off-stage as she is on it.
TMZ reported last week that Minaj has a long list of demands when she is booked for a gig.
The gossip wesbite claimed she demands four rolls of ‘good quality’ toilet paper, specifically one of two brands, a box of baby wipes and plenty of food and drink.
Her list includes fried chicken, strip steaks, four bottles of her MYX Fusion Muscato wine and four small bottles of Sutter Home chardonnay, as well as sometimes asking for a large fruit platter with plenty of mango and a cheese platter

Nicki Minaj 5 Nicki Minaj lets it all hang out on stage in Denmark as she gives music festival crowd an eyeful in skimpy see through outfit

Headliner: The hip hop star was among the high profile acts on the final day of the music festival Nicki Minaj 6 Nicki Minaj lets it all hang out on stage in Denmark as she gives music festival crowd an eyeful in skimpy see through outfit

Slow start: Minaj began her act in a low-key way but soon ramped up the raunch

But while she may flaunt her flesh on stage in raunchy dance routines, she recently said that in real life she’s much more restrained
‘Obviously what I would wear at home is not what I would wear up on stage and I think, when I’m at home it’s a way more introspective character and I think the person people see on stage is anything but,’ she explained.
‘I watch a lot of Judge Judy. And I watch a lot of ‘Forensic Files,’ she said. ‘And I cook – I cook spaghetti really, really good; I cook macaroni and cheese really, really good; I cook chicken really, really good.’

Nicki Minaj 7 Nicki Minaj lets it all hang out on stage in Denmark as she gives music festival crowd an eyeful in skimpy see through outfit

Shaking her booty: Minaj and her dancers heated up the stage in Denmark Nicki Minaj 8 Nicki Minaj lets it all hang out on stage in Denmark as she gives music festival crowd an eyeful in skimpy see through outfit

High energy: The routines just kept going as the 32-year-old worked the crowd Nicki Minaj 9 Nicki Minaj lets it all hang out on stage in Denmark as she gives music festival crowd an eyeful in skimpy see through outfit

No slowing down: The Roskilde audience got their money’s worth Nicki Minaj 10 Nicki Minaj lets it all hang out on stage in Denmark as she gives music festival crowd an eyeful in skimpy see through outfit

Ruling the roost: Minaj owned the stage with her skimpy outfit and sexy show


Taylor Swift Taylor Swift celebrates Fourth of July with a bunch of bikini clad beauties

A team of undisputed stunners

Taylor Swift has celebrated Independence Day with a very special photoshoot.

The songstress, who is dating Scottish DJ Calvin Harris, gathered her girlfriends together for a star spangled picture by the ocean.

Just some of the beauties who feature on it include Gigi Hadid, Martha Hunt and Britany Maack – not to mention Taylor herself.

The Shake It Off hitmaker organised a very special photoshoot to commemorate the American holiday

Happy 4th from me, @gigihadid, @marhunt, @britmaack, @serayah and @haimtheband simple smile Taylor Swift celebrates Fourth of July with a bunch of bikini clad beauties

A photo posted by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on

The outcome was pretty spectacular as the gaggle of gorgeous girls all jumped into the air while holding stripy towels. If that wasn’t good enough, all eight of the stunners were only wearing bikinis. Afterwards Tay Tay couldn’t resist sharing the snap with the world as she posted it to her 36 million Instagram followers.

Happy 4th from me, @gigihadid, @marhunt, @britmaack, @serayah and @haimtheband simple smile Taylor Swift celebrates Fourth of July with a bunch of bikini clad beauties A photo posted by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on

She captioned it: “Happy 4th from me @gigihadid, @marhunt, @britmaack,@serayah and @haimtheband.” Forget Christmas everyday, we now wish it was the Fourth of July everyday. Taylor appeared to be having a whale of a time as she celebrated the American holiday with her nearest and dearest.

Friendly relations between Scotland and America. @calvinharris

A photo posted by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on


That list attendees, of course, featured her hunky fella Calvin.

The pair are clearly smitten with each other and couldn’t resist the urge to get as close as possible during the festivities.

In the end Calvin ended up giving Taylor a piggyback as the two enjoyed the glorious weather.

Channing Tatum 1 Channing Tatum was super fat and claims he didnt EAT before filming Magic Mike sequel

Channing Tatum in Magic Mike XXL

Channing Tatum was “super fat” when he started filming Magic Mike XXL.

The 35-year-old actor who has previously claimed to be “fappy” spent over four months training to shed the pounds.

Channing – who has two-year-old daughter Everly with wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum – also went on a diet to get rid of those extra love handles and get in shape for the stripper sequel.

Drastic measures were taken by the actor who needed to shed the pounds before filming started on the stripper film

Channing Tatum 2 Channing Tatum was super fat and claims he didnt EAT before filming Magic Mike sequel

Channing Tatum speaks onstage during The 2015 MTV Movie Awards

He said: “I was super fat when I started. It was daddy fat. Actually, it was every kind of fat.

“I haven’t eaten for four days!”

Though Channing resumes his role as the titular stripper in the movie, he insists the plot is very different to the first ‘Magic Mike’.

He said: “I’d call it a lot more fun and probably a little less dark.”

And if there is ever a third movie in the saga, Channing thinks that one will be different too.

He said: “If we do another one, it will be someone gets kidnapped and we turn it into an action movie.”

Channing Tatum 3 Channing Tatum was super fat and claims he didnt EAT before filming Magic Mike sequel

Channing Tatum looking HOT in Magic Mike XXL

The movies are based on the 22 Jump Street star’s own experiences as a stripper, and though he enjoyed “going back in time” in a “controlled” way, he has no desire to revisit those days for real.

He told Grazia magazine: “I don’t know if I understood anything when I was 19. I don’t know if I learned anything profound.

“You can look back on the crazy times and think, ‘That was insane!’

“I like that I got out unscathed for the most part. But I don’t want to go back. I like the controlled going back in time.”

Elizabeth Olsen 1 Elizabeth Olsen has a Marilyn moment as her dress blows up at Miu Miu fashion show

Elizabeth Olsen suffers a wardrobe malfunction

Elizabeth Olsen had something of a Marilyn moment when her skirt blew up at the Miu Miu fashion show today.

The Avengers: Age of Ultron star, who has represented the brand in the past, turned up to the event on the fourth of July in Paris looking classy and sophisticated – until a gust of wind decided to ruin her photocall.

Wearing a smart navy dress with a frilly white collar and green broach, the star looked incredibly stylish and matched her outfit with a pair of silver high heels.

She was calm and collected until her dress blew right up and at first glance it appeared as though she wasn’t wearing anything underneath.

The actress was left open mouthed when a gust of wind blew her dress up at the fashion show in ParisElizabeth Olsen 2 Elizabeth Olsen has a Marilyn moment as her dress blows up at Miu Miu fashion show

Elizabeth Olsen flashes her knickers in a wardrobe malfunction at the Miu Miu fashion show

Don’t worry! Elisabeth is a classy woman and was actually wearing a pair of nude-coloured knickers for the event. Smart move.

The blonde beauty looked stunned and looked like a shocked Betty Boop as she tried to hold down her skirt with her right hand and clutch bag.

Even though the actress suffered a wardrobe malfunction, she managed to show off her incredible pins and we think she has a fab body.

At least she was wearing decent pants, they could have been a LOT more embarrassing.

terminator genisys magic mike xxl Box Office: Terminator: Genisys, Magic Mike XXL Fizzling in U.S.

Paramount Pictures/Warner Bros

Instead, Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ is tipped to win Fourth of July weekend, while Amy Winehouse doc ‘Amy’ rocks the specialty box office.

Leftovers seem to be the dish of choice at the Fourth of July box office picnic.

Inside Out and Jurassic World continue to dominate in their third and fourth weekends, respectively, while new entries Terminator: Genisys and Magic Mike XXL aren’t living up to expectations after opening midweek.

From Pixar and Disney, Inside Out topped Friday with $12.5 million for a domestic total of $228.6 million. Box office observers have it earning $30 million for the three-day weekend, putting it narrowly ahead of Jurassic World, which grossed $11.8 million Friday for a projected $28.9 million weekend. On Friday, Jurassic World become the No. 4 film of all time domestically with $539 million, surpassing The Dark Knight ($534.9 million).

Terminator: Genisys — which never expected Jurassic World to still be so strong — placed No. 3 Friday with an estimated $10.8 million for a three-day cume of roughly $26 million. The tentpole is tipped to earn in the $28 million range for the three days, putting its five-day debut at roughly $43 million, a poor start.

Coming in No. 4 Friday was Magic Mike XXL with $6.3 million. The R-rated comedy, whose two-day total is $21.3 million, is expected to gross $15 million-$16 million for the three days, and $30 million for the five days, well behind the $39.1 million debut of the first Magic Mike.

Genisys clearly has far more at stake, considering its $155 million production budget and ambitions of relaunching the storied franchise. Paramount and and David Ellison‘s Skydance partnered on the film, which had hoped to at least hit $55 million in its North American launch, but has been hampered by poor reviews and a B+ CinemaScore.

The movie will need to do sizeable business overseas, where it is playing in 60 foreign markets this weekend,  grossing a promising $28 million through Thursday. In Russia, on Thursday, it opened to $2.5 million, 366 percent ahead of Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol. And it paced 8 percent ahead of Ghost Protocol in South Korea with $1.8 million.

Alan Taylor directed Genisys, with Arnold Schwarzenegger reprising his role as Terminator. He stars opposite Emilia Clarke, who plays John Connor’s mother, Sarah, and Jason Clarke, who plays John Connor. Jai Courtney and J.K. Simmons co-star. This time out, John Connor sends Kyle Reese (Courtney) back in time to protect his mother, but things soon go awry.

Warner Bros.’ Magic Mike XXL is likewise doing less business than expected — tracking suggested it would hit $40 million-$55 million for the five days — but cost a mere $14.8 million to make. The R-rated comedy grossed $5.7 million Thursday to place No. 4, putting its two-day total at $15 million for a projected five-day gross in the mid-to-high $30 million range. The sequel had won Wednesday, thanks to fans rushing out to see the movie, but has fallen fast since.

Magic Mike XXL, the sequel to Steven Soderbergh‘s sleeper hit, has fared better with critics and moviegoers, who gave it an A- CinemaScore.

The sequel was made this time without Matthew McConaughey, who played an undeniable role in turning Magic Mike into a sleeper hit in summer 2012 after the film opened to $39.1 million. ButChanning Tatum, himself a popular star and whose early career as a male stripper inspired the film series, did return, alongside Matt Bomer and Joe Manganiello. Gregory Jacobs directed.

Rounding out the top five is Ted 2, another R-rated comedy sequel that has underwhelmed since debuting last weekend. The film is expected to take in $11 million for the weekend, a 67 percent decline from its first outing.

Making headlines at the specialty office is BAFTA-winning filmmaker Asif Kapadia‘sdocumentary Amy, chronicling the life and death of British singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse. The indie film, opening in five theaters in New York and Los Angeles, is on track to gross $212,793 for the weekend for a location average of roughly $42,000 for A24 Films, one of the top averages of all time for a documentary.

At this rate Terminator Genisys will end the weekend even lower than thought yesterday with $43M. That was $12M lower than the original estimates had placed the film.

Though the Channing Tatum sequel to Magic Mike, a surprise hit 2012, led the pack early in the week it appears its fanbase is done with it and now has to go celebrate the Fourth with their families.

Ted 2 claims $4.5M on Friday ($3.3M Thursday) for Universal, the only dour note for that studio of late, but good enough for fifth place.

Max, the service dog story that seems like a perfect Independence Day choice for some, made $2.6M on Friday ($1.8M Thursday).


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