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Leonardo DiCaprio to Arrive at Oscars in Eco-Style

Suzanne Byrne by Suzanne Byrne | February 20th, 2009 | 1 Comment
topic: Celebrity Planet, Green Living

The official poster of the 81st annual Academy Awards

The official poster of the 81st Annual Academy Awards

While some celebrities will be arriving at this Sunday’s 81st Annual Academy Awards in limousines or — gasp — Hummers, some of the big names in Hollywood will be riding in eco-style.

Toyota and Econation, a green ground transportation company, are partnering to provide new 2010 Prius hybrids to bold-faced names like Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio, Rosario Dawson and Adrien Grenier for the big night.

Secret to Michelle Monaghan’s Post-Baby Bod? Eating Organic!

Suzanne Byrne by Suzanne Byrne | February 17th, 2009 | 2 Comments
topic: Celebrity Planet, Family Health, Green Living, Healthy Eating, Weight Loss

Michelle Monaghan in the film <I>Made of Honor</i>.

Michelle in Made of Honor.

Everybody always wants to know the secrets to how celebs bounce back so quickly after pregnancy. For Michelle Monaghan, it’s breast-feeding and eating organic.

Celebrities Rai$e Money for Aussie Devastation

Suzanne Byrne by Suzanne Byrne | February 13th, 2009 | 2 Comments
topic: Celebrity Planet

Cliff Lipson/CBS

Anthony LaPaglia photo by Cliff Lipson/CBS

With deadly bushfires devastating Australia’s state of Victoria, many of the country’s biggest celebrities — from Anthony LaPaglia to Nicole Kidman are helping to raise money for the victims.

During a telethon yesterday to support the nearly 200 people who have died and hundreds more have been injured by the blazes, Nicole and her husband Keith Urban appeared via satellite to make a televised appeal to raise money for the Red Cross.

Salma Hayek Breast-Feeds Another Woman’s Child for Greater Good

Suzanne Byrne by Suzanne Byrne | February 12th, 2009 | 5 Comments
topic: Celebrity Planet

salmaSalma Hayek has long used her celebrity to shine a spotlight on her environmental causes (Earth Day, Greenpeace, and the impact of global warming), but it’s her work with UNICEF to raise awareness about maternal neonatal tetanus that’s generating big attention.

Robert Redford: Speak Up for the Planet, Will Ya?

Suzanne Byrne by Suzanne Byrne | February 6th, 2009 | No Comments
topic: Celebrity Planet

Robert Redford and Meryl Streep film a scene for Out of Africa.

Robert Redford and Meryl Streep in a scene from Out of Africa.

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s first major decision — to cancel oil and gas leases on 77 parcels of public land in Utah — has gotten thunderous applause from actor and environmental activist Robert Redford.

Matt Damon’s Earthly Journey

Suzanne Byrne by Suzanne Byrne | February 3rd, 2009 | No Comments
topic: Celebrity Planet

Photo: Journey to Planet EarthPhoto courtesy “Journey to Planet Earth.”

I consider myself quite familiar with Matt Damon’s work in that I’ve seen all the Bourne movies and I’ve followed his humanitarian efforts like his relationship with the ONE campaign. But I was pretty surprised to read that he narrates a PBS show about the environment … and has for eight seasons.

Miley Cyrus Picks Bike Over Car

Suzanne Byrne by Suzanne Byrne | January 22nd, 2009 | 2 Comments
topic: Celebrity Planet, Green Living

Miley Cyrus says she prefers two wheels to four.
Miley Cyrus says she prefers two wheels to four.

When I got my driver’s license, you couldn’t keep me off the road. The main activity for me and my friends was to “drive around,” which basically consisted of driving up and down Main Street in my itsy bitsy village for three hours each day. I was barely five feet tall and drove my dad’s honking big Lincoln Town Car that was so massive, about six of my girlfriends could pile in. Talk about an environmental disaster!

Lisa Marie Presley on Getting Back Her Pre-Baby Body Organically

Suzanne Byrne by Suzanne Byrne | January 15th, 2009 | No Comments
topic: Celebrity Planet, Family Health

The new People features a photo spread on Lisa Marie and the twins. Photo courtesy of People magazine.
The new People features a photo spread on Lisa Marie and the twins. Photo courtesy of People magazine.

For some reason, I’ve always liked Lisa Marie Presley. I don’t know if it’s because she reminds me so much of her iconic father — or if it’s her take-no-bull attitude. I think it’s the latter. So since the 40-year-old singer gave birth to twin girls last year — their names are Harper Vivienne Ann and Finley Aaron Love — I’ve been dying to see which magazine the first photos of they’d would land in.

Mad Men Star: Save the Sharks!

Suzanne Byrne by Suzanne Byrne | January 14th, 2009 | 2 Comments
topic: Celebrity Planet, Green Living

AMC

Photo: AMC

There are a lot of sharks in Hollywood, but actress January Jones is leaving Los Angeles to get up close and personal with real ones.

The Mad Men star, who works with Oceana to protect and restore the world’s oceans when she’s not playing Betty Draper in AMC’s Golden Globe–winning show, is traveling to the Bahamas next month to participate in a shark dive to help save the sharks.

Jimmy Carter’s Bike Stolen

Suzanne Byrne by Suzanne Byrne | January 13th, 2009 | 2 Comments
topic: Celebrity Planet

The Jimmy Carter Library & Museum

Photo courtesy The Jimmy Carter Library & Museum

Talk about hot wheels!

Former president Jimmy Carter will be doing more walking now that a thief made off with his bicycle.

The bikes of the 84-year-old politico and his wife, former first lady Rosalynn Carter, were snatched from The Carter Center in Atlanta, home of his nonprofit group that works to advance human rights and alleviate unnecessary human suffering.