Make-up free Adele!

She famously puts lots of effort into her lush red locks for appearances at award shows – but when she’s offstage Adele doesn’t appear to be so well acquainted with a comb and brush.   The scruffy-haired singer was pictured out in West London on Saturday looking as if she had just rolled out of bed.

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Perhaps she was making an emergency trip to the shops to collect some much needed products to tame her wild locks.

Although the multi award-winning star had been spending most of her time in her Sussex mansion over the past year, she was spotted back in Notting Hill – where her mother Penny Adkins now lives in the singer’s former home – on Saturday.   Dressed in a black poncho and leggings, the mother-of-one popped into a branch of Whistles clearly on a mercy dash to add to her wardrobe.   Despite being free of make-up and without her trademark beehive, the Oscar-winnning singer failed blended into the homogenous mass of shoppers.

Her shopping excursion comes amidst reports Adele is back in the studio recording a follow-up to her 2011 album 21.   With her first album being named 19 and her current age as 24, perhaps we can assume her third album will be named 24.   Last week, the Mirror claimed Adele was on ‘lockdown’ in the studio and was also planning to record some of the album in Los Angeles.   A source told the paper: ‘Adele is currently in a recording studio in London and it’s in lockdown mode for the next few weeks. Four tracks are finished in terms of writing and she’s now laying down preliminary vocals with backing music and singers. The rest of the record will be done in LA.

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‘The feel is very much Adele going back to her roots, with some modern jazz and a couple of classic old songs.’   Adele’s last album 21 sold over 25million copies and won her a string of awards.   However, over the past year she’s been taking a break to focus on her personal life, including meeting boyfriend Simon Konecki last year and the birth of their son Angelo last October.   In an interview last year, she said she was in no rush: ‘They’ll come when they’re ready, and when I’ve got something to sing about.   ”I’m just going to lay some concrete, set up home and just ‘be’ for a bit. There will be no new music until it’s good enough and until I’m ready.’   Of course, she was persuaded to come out of her break to record the theme song to the Bond movie Skyfall, which won her an Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe.

Warrior Princess Jennifer Lawrence dazzles!

She has just celebrated the thrill of a lifetime after winning a best actress Oscar.

But Jennifer Lawrence’s career shows no sign of slowing down , as her portrait from the forthcoming Hunger Games : catching fire was released on Tuesday. And no doubt by the time the sequel to last year’s smash hit is released in November the 22 year old star will have reached new heights due to the mania surrounding its release.

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Her character Katniss Everdeen , fresh from being crowned Hunger Games champion in the first film
looks to be enhouing the fruits of her success. She wears  a beutiful white lace gown , which is covered in ornate detailing and she holds a single white rose.

Katiss looks far from the battle-hardened scamp who won hearts as she battled her way through the battle
royal aganist a host of other children in post apocalyptic panem.

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but she is not the only old favourite who returns in the exciting series of images which follow on from
the Effie Trinket ‘Capitol Portrait’ which was release on Monday.

For woody Harrelson will win plenty of cheers for reprising his rol as Katniss mentor Haymitch.

And retro rocker Lenny kravitz and Stanley Tucci both return as Cinna and Caesar Flickerman respectively.

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But fans will now turn their attention to the big name stars making an apperance for the first time in the forthcoming film.

Philip Seymour hoffman , who will portray Plutarch Heavensbee, is perhaps the biggest new name , while Jena Malone and veteran Amanda Plummer also join the cast.

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Just good friends?

Russell Crowe 48 enjoys cosy lunch with his 22 year old Les Miserables co star Samantha Barks.

It seems the rumours are true.

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Russell Crowe was linked to his Les Miserables co-star at the weekend and lo and behold, The pair
of them only ambled out for a very public lunch in Los Angeles. he duo stopped short of any overt shows of affection, however so there’s a possibility that they’re just good chums but they did seem very comfortales together.

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She’s come a long way from finishing third on BBC’s Saturday night talent show I’d Do Anything. Five years later , Barks is well on the road to becoming a Hollywood star – With a Hollywood superstar on her
arm to boot. Miss Barks 22 has been linked romantically with 48 year old Russell Crowe her co-star in the
film Les Miserables.

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An Australian magazine claimed that Miss Barks from the Isle of man has developed a special
relationship with the Gladiator actor.

Bucking the Trend!

The fashion week crowd focus on what everyboyd is wearing just as much as what is being shown on the
runway but it seems that Renée Zellweger didn’t bother to put her best outfit on as she stepped out in Paris
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The 43 year old actress was looking slightly dishevelled as she arrived at a Prada boutique in the french
capital.  Renée had her blonde locks in a messy up style and was sporting an ill fitting oversized nay
coat.

The blonde caused a stir at last Month’s Academy Awards with many viewers critcising her appearance.
At the event Renée showed off her shape in a stunning golden gown by Carolina Herrera but
attention was firmly focused on her face.  Many fans took to twitter to question if her wrinkle free face and smooth complexion was down to too much botox.
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