Tom Selleck may have one of the most famous mustaches in Hollywood (we’d say he’s tied with this guy for tops), but he doesn’t really take his facial hair that seriously. The 69-year-old actor (yep, Magnum P.I. is pushing 70 and still looking amazing) is featured in GQ magazine’s debut Age Issue and opens up about his iconic mustache.
First, things first: He’s never nicknamed the ‘stache (we know you’ve always wondered). “It’s coming back again, isn’t it? It was out,” the star muses of his distinctive facial hair style, adding that he doesn’t mind being viewed as the “godfather” of mustaches.
His advice for young men trying to grow one? “Go through puberty. Very important,” he jokes. “I don’t know, I know guys… Ashton Kutcher told me — I did a movie with him, I played his father-in-law — and he was joking; he said, ‘I can’t grow one.’ Part of that’s genetic. You either got it or you don’t.”
As for his milestone 70th birthday, the Blue Bloods star said it’s made him reflect more on his career.
“Yeah, 50 is one of those numbers. As is 60, as is 70,” he shares. “Well, I think the danger is, you can’t do it all. People say, ‘I don’t want to have any regrets.’ I don’t have. I’ve had bad breaks, and it was pretty tough getting to a level where I actually made a living in the business. It was pretty tough getting taken seriously. In the era I was growing up, a six-foot-four guy who looked like an old-fashioned leading man wasn’t getting any work. But I have a hunch it was tough for Dustin Hoffman, so there are crosses to bear.”
Do you think Selleck has one of the most iconic staches of all time? What do you think of his outlook on aging? Read more from his GQ interview, and share your thoughts below. –Brittany Talarico
Rosie Pope is not only an actress, she’s also a household name in the parenting world. Pope, 34, is the founder of Rosie Pope Maternity, MomPrep and Rosie Pope Baby, as well as author of “Mommy IQ: The Complete Guide to Pregnancy.”
CBS: The news about Will and Kate expecting baby #2 has taken the world by storm. What is it about royal babies that get the world so excited? RP: “Being a prince or princess was probably everybody’s fantasy if only for a few moments as a child. To see it happen in reality is an amazing and magical thing and we get to watch the whole thing happen! It’s uplifting and the stuff of fairy tales but in real life.”
CBS: Kate looked so adorable during her first pregnancy; do you think she will duplicate her first pregnancy fashions or go with a different look? RP: “Definitely duplicated but maybe she’ll get a little more daring now that she is confident in both how well the world received her fashion choices and in herself. First pregnancies feel so unknown and nerve racking and second pregnancies can be a little more relaxing. You are more used to the changes your body is making.”
CBS: As a maternity fashion designer, what advice would you give women who are pregnant and hoping to remain stylish? RP: “Stay true to your sense of style and quite simply if it wasn’t something you would wear before you got pregnant, don’t wear it now that you are. We are lucky to have a lot of wonderful maternity designers today and so you can really find things that fit your new and changing body but are in align with the sense of style you have always had. I always keep this in mind when designing maternity clothes. Women want to feel like themselves as much as possible rather than trying too many new things in this very new world (to them) of pregnancy.” CBS: As a mom of four, what advice would you give Kate about coping with morning sickness? RP: “This too shall pass. It’s the only way to get through it because it is really not pleasant. She needs to use her support network to get rest and help with George. It is hard already being a mom taking care of your toddler while also trying to take care of yourself and the new baby. Kate is lucky to have help and now is the time to use it.” CBS: What’s it like in your house with four active kids? What are they into these days? How do you keep everyone organized and keep your sanity? RP: “It’s crazy but a beautiful kind of crazy! While schedules are so important to make sure we get everything done I have certainly learned to be more relaxed and go with the flow. I try and find those special moments of one on one time with my kids so that we connect in a very special way each day.” CBS: As a working mom, how do you find balance between career and home? RP: “I am still trying! One of the most important things are key touch points when I can. For us those are breakfast together in the morning and dinner together along with bath time and stories at night. Being there when they open their eyes in the morning and when they shut them at night are so important to me.”
CBS: Do you have any new projects you’d like to share with us? RP: “I am working so hard on Rosie Pope baby, expanding the line and the distribution. I am so excited at the number of wonderful stores that will be carrying it come January. I am also planning to launch nursing as an extension of my maternity line next year too. If I totally give up sleeping I might finally finish my second book too ;)”
Bill Horn and Scout Masterson (a.k.a. “The Guncles“) are proud dads to daughter Simone, who turns 4 in June. The Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood stars happily adopted their sweet girl, and are set to speak at Fertility Planit – a two day event taking place on April 4th and 5th at UCLA in Los Angeles – leading the conversation about adoptive parenting.
Bill and Scout open up to Celebrity Baby Scoop about their best tips for anyone on an adoptive journey, and the best advice they received from BFF Tori Spelling. They go on to talk about their “fun loving (part jokester) girl,” and the main way fatherhood has changed them.
CBS: Tell us about leading the conversation about adoptive parenting at Fertility Planit. Why did you choose to talk at this event? What is the event all about?
The Guncles: “We’re thrilled to be participating in Fertility Planit and speaking about open adoption. The adoption agency we work with, IAC, is also joining in on the panel, and we hope to be an inspiration to people thinking about starting the adoption process.
We’ll share about our experiences adopting Simone, and also about starting our second journey. We know that the attendees are searching for their journey path to becoming parents, and we hope that we can be role models (so to speak) for their consideration of adoption.”
CBS: Adoption can be a tedious process. What kind of advice can you give couples who feel like they’ve hit a dead end?
The Guncles: “Everyone’s adoption journey is different. Some people are placed with a birthmother and welcome a baby in under a year. Others are on their journey for several years.
We once met a very frustrated couple who had been on the books for over 3 1/2 years. It can be very difficult – the unknown. Our best advice is to just keep positive and keep marketing yourselves — freshening up your adoption website, swapping out older pics for newer ones.
We felt like it’d never happen for us at times, so we are very compassionate to those folks with longer journeys. One day, we were literally in tears, and our good friend (and Simone’s godmother) Tori Spelling, looked at us and said, ‘Don’t worry. I just know your baby is out there – and he/she will find you.’ We live by this saying and share it often. A short time later, we welcomed our beautiful Simone into our lives.”
CBS: How do you now if domestic or international adoption is right for you?
The Guncles: “For us, being a same sex couple, we knew that domestic adoption made the most sense. At the time, there were lots of regulations in place not allowing us to adopt internationally. We just wanted to give a baby who needed a home a beautiful life.”
CBS: The definition of family has evolved over the years. What advice would you give singles who want to pursue adoption?
The Guncles: “A close friend of ours, who is a single mom, adopted. We think every family is different – and who knows – a birthmother may be looking for a single mother (or father) to place the baby with.”
CBS: What kinds of resources are available to help families decide which route to parenthood is right for them?
The Guncles: “We think it’s great to check out websites like the IAC (Independent Adoption Center) and other sites like parenting.com, who has a great ‘parenting advice’ section.”
CBS: Simone will be four in June! Will you have another big birthday bash?
The Guncles: “We will definitely celebrate Simone’s birthday in a big way. We love to throw parties, as events are a portion of our firm’s business.
Also, we love having our good friend, Jenny Keller (Jenny Cookies) come down to bake and help us create an amazing, fun day. Jenny has made Simone’s birthday cake (and amazing dessert tables) every year since Simone’s very first birthday. We joke that we hope she’ll come down from Seattle all the way through Simone’s 21st! FYI, Jenny has a new book coming out, titled, Eat More Dessert. It’s a must-have and amazing resource for creating fun desserts at home.”
CBS: Tell us a little about Simone’s personality. What is she into these days?
The Guncles: “Simone is such a fun loving (part jokester) girl. She loves to create and play with the basics. You won’t see her playing with many pre-made toys — she’s all about paper, kid scissors, and markers/paints right now. Last night she was making birthday crowns for all of her stuffed animals out of construction paper. (Bill Instagrammed a photo at @TheBillHorn).”
CBS: How has fatherhood changed you? What are your parenting styles?
The Guncles: “We think the main way fatherhood has changed us, is that we’d much rather be having a kids movie and family dinner with Simone than out at the new hottest restaurant, or at a bar meeting friends for drinks. Those days just don’t appeal to us anymore. It’s much more exciting to see Frozen and have a CPK salad [laughs].”
Selena had dinner at La Dolce Vita in Beverly Hills recently with Cher to discuss music, life, and staying “clean” a source said.
“Cher imparted a lot of wisdom to Selena and having been through a lot of substance abuse issues with her former husband Greg Allman and son Elijah Blue, Cher had plenty of insights to offer,” dished an insider.
“Use the music to guard your spirit” said Cher, according to a friend of the singer’s who was at the restaurant the same night Cher and Selena were there.
La Dolce Vita in Beverly Hills was Frank Sinatra’s favorite Italian restaurant and he had his own private back of restaurant booth that now has his photo above it. It is favored by many celebrities like Johnny Depp and Steve Martin (he wrote about it in his book “Shopgirl”) because it has no windows and is very off the radar for papparazzi.