A sweater cardigan with black leather pants? And lank hair? And teeth that almost match her skin color? Guys, the only thing that could make this whole thing worse is as if her shoes were totally, horrendously ill-matched and her nail polish was all chipped and unkempt and on just one nail. Oh, what’s that? Her shoes are totally, horrendously ill-matched and her nail polish is all chipped and unkempt and on just one nail? My bad:
This is Katie Holmes and her outfit on Jimmy Fallon‘s show, where she and Jimmy hung out with the crowd and played charades. Interesting. But not, you know, as interesting as Anne Hathaway ripping Katie again on SNL this past week. Did you see this?
Because it was cute. Just not nearly as cute as Katie trying to fake us all out with pretending she didn’t just come back from a six-day staycation that involved lots of Lifetime movies, bathrobes, and non-showers.
November 16, 2012 at 11:30 am by Sarah
Or in the case of that photo up there, All Her Best Cryptkeeper Faces. See, my parents have this dog (it’s actually the Family Dog from when I was just a kid), and we joke around that he’s the Cryptkeeper because he’s literally twenty-one years old. I’m going to be thirty in June, and this dog is twenty-one. Which means that the dog my parents gifted me in my ninth year, is still alive and well. And making faces like Katie Holmes. No, seriously, here’s a photo of this mutt:
His name’s Mip. And here’s Camel Mip:
And Britney Spears Mip:
And Chris Brown Mip:
But the bottom line is that Katie Holmes should not be making these faces in public, because they are JUST. NOT. GOOD.
November 6, 2012 at 12:30 pm by Sarah
Guys, I just adore Katie Holmes—even more now that I’ve watched almost the entire duration of the ‘Dawson’s Creek’ series (no, really; I’m halfway through the final season and I just don’t even know what I’m going to do when it’s finally over. Maybe I’ll start writing fan fiction, because that would be reasonable).
Anyway, this is what Katie wore to a recent fashion show, and she looks just beautiful. In the almost-ten years that ‘Dawson’s Creek’ has been off the air, she hasn’t really changed all that much (read: being Tom Cruise’s robo-bitch for five years didn’t entirely extinguish her spark). She’s still gorgeous, natural, and she still has that not-quite-comfortable-with-being-this-tall stance that makes her even more endearing. I mean, gosh. Good thing she’s a fashion designer and not a runway model with that posture.
Seriously, though, back to the important matter at hand—now that ‘Dawson’s Creek’ is coming to a close, what should I watch next on Netflix? I’m hearing all sorts of good things about ‘Homeland’, though I’m not even sure if it’s on Netflix yet, and my brother’s been hounding me to watch ‘The Walking Dead’, too, though I wasn’t really into that after the first (and last) episode I tuned into … I’m at a standstill, guys. I’m not a big television series fan, but there’s just got to be SOMETHING to fill the void that ‘Dawson’s Creek’ is sure to leave, even if it’s only temporarily.
October 23, 2012 at 10:30 am by Sarah
In a recent interview with WWD, Katie Holmes addresses her divorce, the fashion line that she’s really delving into, and her upcoming theater work—in general, a pretty decent interview. I love the coy Katie, and the Katie who, you know, actually asserts herself and shows a bit of personality off during interviews, and these excerpts are no exception.
Here’s Katie on her divorce:
“I have a lot of feelings about the press,” she said with a smile. “There are a lot of people with much bigger problems and who are less fortunate. I try to keep it all in perspective.”
On her fashion line, Holmes & Yang:
“Very simple, with very classic lines. We use a lot of silks and leathers and suedes. This year, we’re excited because we’ve incorporated a lot of new trims. It’s basically pieces that have evolved from basics, but not too far. They’re just nice, well-made luxury items that highlight the woman wearing them.” Price points start from about $700 and range to $3,000, she said. “We have a lot of casual, and gowns, some unique jackets.” Details include shirts lined in silk — “the silky part of the shirt is on your body all day. We try to make beautiful things, and we’re not so trend-driven. We try to do a touch of rock ‘n’ roll with our stuff, but keep it very classic.”
On theater acting:
It’s a medium I really enjoy.” She’s not bothered by having to perform every night. “I’m a schedule person. I like to have a routine. You’re also very in touch with your audience — they’re very much a part of the show, which is obviously something you don’t have in film. You get to know people in a different way. The matinee audience is obviously very different from the Saturday night audience. You learn about material — you really start to understand what works and what doesn’t. I think both film and stage are so challenging, but in different ways. With film, yeah, you have another take, but a lot of the time you’re losing the light, so you better nail it on that take. I haven’t found any part of acting to be easy.”
On signing on to be the new face of Bobbi Brown cosmetics:
“I think it’s amazing that Bobbi found a hole in the marketplace and said, ‘I’m going to do something about it. I’m going to create a line for real women who want to look pretty and have it be easy. This is my first foray into beauty products and the evolution of a look. You want the hair and makeup to support the woman, just like you want the clothes to support the woman. You don’t want to lose the woman. That’s how Jeanne and I design.”
And finally, on projects around the house with her daughter, Suri:
Holmes credits her Midwestern upbringing and crafts with her daughter for helping to keep her feet on the ground. “I spray-paint shoe racks, because, why not?” But she says with a laugh that said projects aren’t always successful: “I think, ‘Oh, I’m a great mom’ — and then it doesn’t really pan out the way I think it’s going to. But the intention’s there. My sister teaches art, and she gives me a lot of ideas.”
See? She’s starting to re-emerge from her shell, guys, and I think it’s pretty important that we pay some close attention to Katie, because I have a sneaking suspicion that she’s going to be everywhere over the next year. You mark my words; it’s gonna happen.
September 7, 2012 at 4:30 pm by Sarah
From the Daily Mail:
Katie Holmes can’t hide her excitement after her divorce from Tom Cruise came through last week and she’s hit the shops to celebrate.
The US actress who split from the A-lister last month has a new found enthusiasm for fashion as she reportedly splurged $15,000 on shoes and $10,000 on lingerie in a post break-up shopping frenzy in New York.
‘Katie treated herself to a lavish post-split pick-me-up shopping spree. She wants to show the world who she really is – a beautiful, confident and talented woman balancing single motherhood and a thriving career,’ the source added.
Also, I’m about halfway through Season 3 of Dawson’s Creek, and I’m completely enamored with it. I LOVE IT. I know some of you guys (and, ahem, Emily) said that you were watching the series again (or for the first time), and I wanted to know your thoughts so far. One of our readers, Harriet Meadow, claimed that she petered out after the first season, but I’m proud to say I’m still going strong.
WHERE MY DAWSON’S CREEK BITCHES AT?
August 29, 2012 at 3:30 pm by Sarah
… Which is to say, absolutely nothing. Seriously—nada.
Katie and Tom’s divorce has been finalized, and the details are as follows: Tom will pay monthly child support to Katie (who has full physical custody of Suri) to the tune of $33,333.33 per month until Suri’s 18, and in addition, Tom is responsible for paying all of Suri’s erroneous costs, such as medical, dental, educational, and extra-curricular activity costs.
As for Katie? Yeah, she walked away from being pampered on the regular and rolling in millions and millions of her husband’s dollars, but she gained the best thing she possibly could—freedom from crazy Tom Cruise. Hell, I’d go for broke, too.
In related Katie news, girlfriend’s already returned to the theater scene. From Us Weekly:
Despite her casual attire, Katie Holmes’ performance during a reading of the play One Day When We Were Young was anything but nonchalant.
According to theatergoers present at the surprise, top-secret showing in Williamstown, Mass. Aug. 17, Holmes — clad in jeans, a basic white top and a ponytail — brought her A-game opposite British actor Jeremy Strong. “She capably delivered,” one eyewitness tells Us Weekly. “She was very focused on the piece.”
In fact, “If her part in the reading is an indication, I would say she’s eager to get back to acting,” the witness adds of Tom Cruise’s ex.
I’m so, so glad, Katie. Seriously, do anything right now. Do Geico commercials, I don’t even care. Just get back up on that horse and maybe—maybe!—even do some more talking about that Dawson’s Creek reunion. I’m halfway through Season 3 and going strong. This is some high-quality, good stuff, and I can’t wait to see even more.