Published August 21, 2008
LOS ANGELES – Anna Faris makes jaws drop as the star of "The House Bunny," but getting into shape and dropping 10 pounds to play the scantily clad character wasn't fun.
"It was awful; I had to work out a lot and could only eat certain things. It was the regime of it all that I didn’t enjoy," Faris told Pop Tarts at the film’s Los Angeles premiere on Wednesday night. "But I’ve gained all the weight back now."
But even when her body was at its smallest, Anna felt uncomfortable flashing any flesh.
"For the first two weeks of shooting, I wore my robe and wouldn’t take it off until we filmed," she said. "But then I realized nobody cared; the cast and crew really didn’t care."
But the journey to stardom (and incidentally to becoming a Playboy cover girl) has been quite tumultuous for the 31-year-old Seattle native, who also revealed that she felt like a "misfit" growing up and never really found her social circle.
So it comes as no surprise that spending a lot of time with Hugh Hefner and the "Girls Next Door" was at first, well, a little scary.
"I was expecting a natural female competitiveness," Anna said. "But I was surprised it wasn’t like that at all. The girls were so down-to-earth and really generous."
But when it comes to competition, there doesn’t seem to be any bad blood whatsoever between Bruce Willis and Ashton Kutcher. It was a family affair on the red carpet as the Demi Moore/Willis clan all came out to support Bruce and Demi's daughter Rumer Willis, who appears in the film. They all even got together for a family portrait on the red carpet.
Mind you, Willis’ new leading lady Emma Heming is basically just a younger version of his first wife, sporting the same itty bitty body and striking dark features.
Luxury Lingerie: Stacey Dash & Janet Jackson Boost Busts
Remember when Dionne (Stacey Dash) from "Clueless" told her boyfriend Murray (Donald Faison) to stop calling her "woman"?
Well, it seems the actress has had a change of heart, because she’s now 41 (yes, hard to believe) and has just launched a new lingerie line in her luxury label Letters of Marque and wants nothing more than to feel like a fun and frisky female.
"I am just now at my age feeling my power; I want all women to feel that and I don’t want people to have to wait this long to experience that," Dash told Pop Tarts. "We’re wives, mothers, working women. We don’t have time to put on a garter belt to feel sexy."
Who knew Dash was such an entrepreneur? She launched the high-end label a year ago and due to high demand, she’s now debuting her "Clover" range, which she says is more affordable for the average woman.
"I wanted to bring back being pretty, being sexy and beautiful without being provocative," she said. "I’m so sick of seeing women with their thong hanging out."
But as a single mom with both an 18-year-old son and a 5-year-old daughter, what is Stacey’s secret to staying sexy?
"It’s about every day dealing with yourself and feeling good about yourself," Dash said. "If you feel good, you are then going to want to take care of yourself, go to the gym and eat right."
Speaking of what’s underneath one’s clothes, Janet Jackson is also set to launch her own lingerie dubbed "Pleasure Principle" after her hit 1987 song. The 42-year-old songstress is teaming up with Aussie designer Bruno Schiavi to create an "uplifting" line to hit stores in November and like Dash feels the need to empower women of all shapes and sizes.
How to Score Anna Kournikova
Good news for millions of males out there: former tennis star Anna Kournikova is still not married to Enrique Iglesias despite numerous reports. Even better, here’s how to win her heart:
"It’s all about the connection. Sense of humor is key because you’ve got to laugh about things in life whether they’re good or bad," Kournikova told the September issue of Maxim magazine. "You’ve got to have fun together. Relationships are hard."
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