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Fashion Pioneer Oscar de la Renta Dead at 82 + More of Today’s First Dibs

Fashion Pioneer Oscar de la Renta Dead at 82 + More of Today’s First Dibs Celebrities honor the late Oscar de la RentaBlake Lively and Ryan Reynolds make us even more jealous of their lives (yup, that’s actually possible), Teresa Giudice wants her prison time to be like Orange Is the New Black and more of today’s First Dibs.

  • Fashion legend Oscar de la Renta passed away at 82. [Forbes]
  • Blake Lively flaunts her baby bump, this time with her man by her side, and they’re basically perfect in every way. [Perez Hilton]
  • Teresa Giudice requested to go to the Danbury federal prison in Connecticut, which inspired Orange Is the New Black. You can imagine how that went down… [E!]
  • Jennifer Garner made a moving speech about sexism during last night’s Elle Women in Hollywood event. And yes, everyone you love was there. [E!/PopSugar]
  • Bryan Cranston has his own way of dealing with the mom in Florida who protested the Toys R Us Breaking Bad toys. [USA Today]
  • Zac Efron jams out with Alesso on set of the “DJ movie” We Are Your Friends. [Dancing Astronaut]
  • After HIV testing, the porn production moratorium has been lifted. [Huffington Post]
  • Russian tennis official Shamil Tarpischev has been suspended for a year for referring to Venus and Serena Williams as “the Williams brothers.” [USA Today]
  • The Big Morning Buzz Live crew allows us to relive that really awkward moment from Family Feud. You know which one.

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What’s Heidi Klum’s No. 1 Lingerie Rule?

10/17/2014 at 12:00 PM ET

She’s launched kids clothing, a line of activewear, multiple fragrances and now Heidi Klum, 41, is applying arguably her signature talent (that is, looking hot in next to nothing — and sharing that knowledge) to her latest venture. She’s replacing Elle Macpherson as the creative director and ad campaign model for New Zealand-based company Bendon’s line of lingerie, now called Heidi Klum Intimates and launching in January 2015.

Whats Heidi Klums No. 1 Lingerie Rule?Courtesy Max Montgomery for Heidi Klum Intimates

Though the mother of four has been in the business for two decades, (as a Victoria’s Secret model for 13 years and stints in and on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue), she says she still manages to be surprised when it comes to underwear. “It’s almost like with the iPhone, how they’re always come up with something new and there’s always a new technology,” she tells PEOPLE. “It’s the same thing with bras too, there’s always something new … the underwire and the padding has changed, and things are seamless!”

And she promises she won’t be making things too complicated — instead just adding fashionable twists to beloved garments — because when it comes to her own lingerie, she prefers to keep things simple. “I love soft bras. I don’t love a lot of padding,” she shares. “Maybe I’m at a different point in my life now, I like more of a natural look instead of when you’re so hoisted up and too pushed-up. I feel like I did that like 10 years ago, I don’t love that look so much any more.” So, keep an eye out for a few non-padded triangle and racer-back styles in her line.

Whats Heidi Klums No. 1 Lingerie Rule?Courtesy Rankin Photography for Heidi Klum Intimates

There were few jitters for Klum when it came to taking campaign photos, as well as the more than 30 product images for her line. “My girlfriends were like, ‘Do you ever get self-conscious in front of all these people when you have nothing on?” she reveals. “But I don’t! When you’ve done it for so many years, it’s kind of like riding a bike.” Riding a bike in your undies surrounded by lots of people, that is. “There’s one person with a wind machine, and the next person with the powder, and the next holding a light, and there’s art directors and clients. I’m used to that. It doesn’t really bother me,” she says. “After doing this for 20 years you kind of build a thick skin. You just know you’re always being judged and that’s just the way it is. I just go with it!”

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And while the line will be a combination of sexy and practical underpinnings (“If you want comfort, it can still be pretty!”), the Project Runway host has one lingerie rule she tends to stick to: “I do care about matching my bra and panties!” she says. “Most of the time if I get a beautiful bra I get a few more panties to go with it because I don’t really wash a bra every time I wear it. Obviously the underwear you do, and then you don’t have that matching set anymore. It’s nice when you take your clothes off to have that matching set on.” Wise words from a newly-minted lingerie magnate.

Tell us: are you excited to see what Heidi comes up with?

–Catherine Kast

Whats Heidi Klums No. 1 Lingerie Rule?
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Is Mudbloods the Most Awesomely Geeky Sports Movie Ever? (VIDEO)

10/15/2014 AT 11:10 AM EDT

We’ve put a man on the moon, a bunny in the bath and a pumpkin spice latte in a deep fryer.

But for all mankind’s mind-blowing achievements, we’ve never had a sports movie that truly spoke to the geeks among us.

Until now.

The new documentary Mudbloods (available on iTunes here), showcases a subculture of athletes who play Quidditch, the Wizarding World sport detailed in J.K. Rowling‘s beloved Harry Potter series.

In the geektastic trailer for the film, Quidditch players discuss the challenges they face in the Muggle world.

“We get two questions: ‘How does the snitch work? And how do you fly?’ ” says one devotee of the sport.

“The people who don’t really understand that this is a joke,” laments another, “are the other athletes on campus.”

Like Harry, Ron Weasley and Draco Malfoy before them, the real-world Quidditch players “ride” brooms and score using hoops located at either end of the field.

A rugby-esque contact sport, “No one can really call us nerds when we’re out there,” declares one player, before adding, “They do anyways.”

(Somewhere, Snape’s heart just grew three sizes.)

“It’s actually better to be seen as a little weird, and to be happy,” says another Quidditcher, “than to not be the person you are.”

Dumbledore himself couldn’t have said it better.

Is Mudbloods the Most Awesomely Geeky Sports Movie Ever? (VIDEO)
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Amal Clooney Tackles Her New Case (Stylishly!) in Greece

10/14/2014 AT 01:55 PM EDT

Amal Clooney stepped out in Greece on Tuesday with three of her must-haves – her platinum wedding band, stylish sunglasses and a document-filled binder.

The newlywed attorney, who has officially taken her husband George’s surname, is in Athens to discuss her latest case.

The case centers on one of the world’s longest-running cultural property disputes: a collection of classical Greek marble sculptures variously known as the Parthenon Marbles or the Elgin Marbles. Clooney, 36, is part of a delegation from her London-based firm, Doughty Street Chambers, meeting with Greek officials to discuss the country’s long-running bid to win back the sculptures from the British Museum in London.

After touching down in Athens on Monday to widespread media excitement – local television crews lined up for hours in anticipation of her arrival – Clooney and her firm’s boss, Geoffrey Robertson, met with Greece’s minister of culture and sports, Konstantinos Tasoulas, on Tuesday. The group attended a working lunch at a scenic seafood tavern south of Athens.

Clooney is expected to continue talks with Greek officials throughout the week.


Amal Clooney Tackles Her New Case (Stylishly!) in Greece
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