It was hard — no, make that impossible — to avoid the biggest celebrity news this week: the arrival of baby Prince George Alexander Louis. And why would you want to? We were all smiling from ear to ear at the sight of new parents Kate Middleton and Prince William as they stared in wonderment at their little bundle of joy, and it certainly felt like the world was in the grip of a very serious case of royal fever. In non-baby related celeb news, Jennifer Lawrence and her Catching Fire castmates caught up at Comic-Con, Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson took their stylish love to the hills and hip hop royals Jay Z and Beyoncé donned all black as they honoured Trayvon Martin in New York City. Click through to see all the pictures from this week's biggest events!
Australian subscription TV was celebrated last night at the 2013 ASTRA Awards. The Sydney Theatre in Walsh Bay played host to the glamorous event, which drew the likes of Jennifer Hawkins, Alex Perry-clad Megan Gale, Charlotte Dawson, Guy and Jules Sebastian, and visiting True Blood star Joe Manganiello, who was brought out as a special guest of Foxtel. He first came to Australia in 2005 and was excited to be back with his girlfriend Bridget Peters, saying in an interview earlier in the day, “I love it. I’m excited to get to stay a few days to have a vacation.”
Plenty of awards were handed out last night, with the results proving that renovation shows are still resonating with Australian audiences — Selling Houses Australia won favourite Australian program, with its stars Shaynna Blaze and Andrew Winter picking up favourite female and male personality. Popular Game of Thrones got a mention by winning favourite international drama, while Tangle was a hit for Australian drama, with acting wins for Catherine McClements and Lincoln Younes, and an overall win for most outstanding drama. “Mr Movies” Bill Collins was honoured with the inaugural ASTRA Lifetime Achievement Award, and Fox Footy celebrated a successful year with the channel of the year award.
It's no secret Megan Gale loves to wear Alex Perry when she steps out onto the red carpet and at last night's ASTRA Awards the Australian supermodel was at it again in a belly-baring white lace dress. Gale went for a ladylike one-shoulder frock, updated with sheer midriff paneling and high-shine, gold pointed pumps. Now it's over to you, what do you think of Megan Gale's latest red carpet look?
Last night in Sydney's Walsh Bay, Jennifer Hawkins, Megan Gale and more, turned out for the 11th ASTRA Awards. The big winner was Fox Footy, which took out Channel of the Year, but who are we kidding — let's talk beauty! Newly-wed Jennifer was the stand out, with a sun-kissed blow dry and bronzed, goddess eyes. Megan Gale kept her signature beauty look, wearing her thick mane out and makeup look quite natural. Click through to see both of our girls, and more, doing their thing.
We love it when there's a big Australian red carpet event, because it gives us an opportunity to showcase the amazing beauty on show from our Aussie celebrity darlings, and the ASTRA Awards was no exception. Asher Keddie was our favourite, she wore the beautiful braided style we've been highlighting for a few weeks now, and looked breathtaking. Mila Kunis was on the red carpet over in the US promoting her new film, Ted, and her eyes had us locked in a trance. Other pretty beauty looks this week include a red lip from Natalie Bassingthwaighte and Michelle Williams' perfect pixie cut. All set for some zoom action? Let's go!
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What a fun way to kick off a Friday! Last night's Astra Awards in Melbourne are providing some seriously glamorous red carpet looks this morning. Madison's cover girl Asher Keddie looked über-femme in a large scale floral print gown by J'Aton, Megan Gale opted for a chic LWD from good pal Alex Perry, Ruby Rose channelled a similar more sculptural vibe by upcoming designer Natalia Grzybowski and Laura Dundovic got glam in a backless Nicola Finetti gown. Want more? Yup, thought so. Step inside to see what the celebrity set wore to last night's Astra Awards!
Some of Australia’s brightest television stars gathered for the ASTRA Awards held at the Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay last night. The event honours the shows and talent on subscription television, and some of the winners included Donna Hay for favourite female personality, Andrew Winter for favourite male personality, and Cloudstreet for most outstanding drama (the full list of winners can be found here).
Rove McManus, Asher Keddie, Ruby Rose and Megan Gale were among the presenters handing out awards, but the most talked-about person to take the stage was Molly Meldrum, who made a special appearance to present the coveted channel of the year honour to Fox Sports. It was his first official outing since his critical fall in December, and he showed the results of his recovery after being carried out on stage by four men dressed as Egyptian slaves. Molly said to the crowd, who were all on their feet, “I am so honoured to be involved in this year’s ASTRA Awards. What an incredible show and a fantastic night looking back over the industry.”
Last night many Aussie celebrities tweeted about the need for a water taxi as they tried to make their way to the 9th annual Astra Awards through rainy Sydney streets. Held at Sydney Theatre and hosted by Lee Furlong, Tara Moss and Helen Dalley, the night celebrated the best of Australian subscription television. Sarah Murdoch emerged as one of the big winners, taking home the viewer-voted trophy for favourite female personality — the way she handled last year’s Australia’s Next Top Model debacle worked in her favour! ANTM also won most outstanding reality program, which was cause for judges Alex Perry and Charlotte Dawson to join in Sarah’s celebrations. Rove McManus returned with wife Tasma Walton to present an award, and there were musical performances from Jessica Mauboy, Katie Noonan’s Elixir Trio and Guineafowl. The night’s biggest award for channel of the year went to The LifeStyle Channel for the second year in a row.
Even torrential rain couldn't keep the celeb-pack away, with a flock of pay TV's most stylish stars frocking up for the 2011 Astra Awards in Sydney last night. Awards aside, we are in truth only interested in what was worn! Sarah Murdoch looked flawless, wearing the same Tom Ford ankle wrap heels that Jennifer Aniston donned just yesterday, whilst Claudia Karvan and Kate Waterhouse looked just as elegant in white and black respectively. Honourable mentions go to Erin McNaught who shone in a draped marigold dress, and Lee Furlong who got glam in a one shouldered velvet gown. Duck under the red rope and scope the rest of the celebrity style that was on show!