SURE, IT'S MARVELOUS FOR HER: For every celebrity we see frazzled, frayed and makeupless, and feel better about ourselves for it, there are celebs who leave us despairing the obvious existence of a gene pool we were barred from entering.
This is 34-year-old supermodel Claudia Schiffer. She is seven months pregnant with her second child. Last week she attended the London premiere of a movie her husband, Matthew Vaughn, directed and afterward was documented heading straight to a table of kebabs.
"I'm having some crazy cravings," she told London's Daily Mirror. "Currently, it's doughnuts and nonalcoholic beer. I'm eating whatever I want at the moment. Isn't it marvelous?"
THAT IS SO COOL. OR NOT: Among the more interesting results of a write-in survey by teen-oriented Ellegirl magazine:
The Most Uncool Celeb Couple was Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher, followed by Jennifer Lopez and "name here." Finishing third in the Coolest Historical Figure category was the Statue of Liberty, behind the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Lincoln. Coolest Book was the Harry Potter series; No. 2 was the Bible. The Coolest Political Cause was animal rights. And the All-Time Coolest Band was the Beatles.
BODY MUTILATION UPDATE: Still not sure whether to check out NBC's Joey? Maybe this will help (especially if you have high definition TV): Drea de Matteo, the former Sopranos mob chick who plays Joey's sister, tells New York's Daily News that when she was a teenager, she went on "ecstatic binges and got tons of tattoos in obvious places. So now it takes makeup people endless hours to cover them, even if I'm only on camera for five seconds."
MUSIC NOTES: Bob Dylan's memoirs, by his admission not even close to being a complete look at his life, should be worth reading if only because he writes of his breakout years, "I was fantasizing about . . . a nine-to-five existence, a house on a tree-lined block with a white picket fence, pink roses in the back yard. That would have been nice. That was my deepest dream." Chronicles, Volume One is excerpted in the latest Newsweek, accompanied by an interview with Dylan. The book hits stores Oct. 5. . . . The highest-debuting single on the British charts this week is by Donny Osmond. Breeze on By enters at No. 8; it's his first Top 10 hit in Britain in 31 years. . . . CBS is thinking about sending Janet Jackson a bill for the $550,000 the FCC fined the network for her breast's public appearance at the Super Bowl, the New York Post said. "We respectfully decline to comment," network spokesman Chris Ender told the newspaper.
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