9am news: Brad Pitt gets political, plus why we should all ditch the diets

12 June 2009

Well if Arnie can do it, we don't see why Brad Pitt should be any different. The people of New Orleans are campaigning for their most famous resident to stand as a mayor after Brangelina helped out with the city's regeneration following Hurricane Katrina. One things for sure Bradders, you've got our vote! [Mirror]

Meanwhile, rising star and Grazia favourite Georgia May Jagger, the youngest daughter of Jerry and Mick, has been cast in the autumn ad campaign for cult denim brand Hudson Jeans. David Lipman, who's directing the campaign, has described the 17-year-old as ‘the new era of girl'. Watch this space... [WWD]

To continue along the celebrity offspring lines, old school Brit actor Jeremy Irons's son Max is the new face of Mango's menswear line, meaning he'll be starring alongside none other than the very sultry Scarlett Johansson. Fingers crossed for flying sparks, we'd love to see Scarlett taking afternoon tea in the English countryside... [WWD]

And finally, something good to come out of the credit crunch after all. Scientists have discovered that during a recession, men tend to rate women with a more traditionally curvy figure attractive. Which means there's no need to panic about that beach body anymore, hurrah! [Daily Mail]


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