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Watch ‘New Girl’ Star Zooey Deschanel and Jonathan Scott Read a Kid’s Book!

Zooey Deschanel and Property Brothers star Jonathan Silver Scott recently did a live reading of him and his brother’s children’s book, “Builder Brothers: Big Plans,” on Facebook!  Before they did the reading, they joked, “We have big plans to read “Big Plans,” ’cause we were so busy, we had to clear our schedules.”  Deschanel remarked that she is busy since she’s been home taking care of her kids.

 

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The couple spent the video going back and forth between pages, doing their own impressions of the characters and then showing the page they just read for any children in the audience.  They seemingly get into the book itself, with some side comments for the adults.  At one point they both read a line together with a lot of energy.  Though they do fib some lines at times, it doesn’t detract from the story-telling too much.  It was very enjoyable to watch.

 

At the end of the book, Scott shows a plan for building a birdhouse, holding up the image for any viewers who want to take a screenshot.  Deschanel then started a discussion about the book, asking how the builders knew the holes for the door and windows wouldn’t be too small.  Scott quips back with a self-critical joke that he and his brother aren’t the smartest tools in the shed, or the sharpest avocados in the basket.  Deschanel corrects him: “Or the sharpest knife in the drawer,” before they say goodbye.

 

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Zooey and Jonathan are also sharing what they’re doing while trying to maintain social distancing and stay at home.  On March 27, Jonathan posted on Instagram, “Don’t let our smiles fool you, we both play to win!  How are you spending your time as we all stay #hometogether? @zooeydeschanel and I have been playing games, making music, and of course doing puzzles.,” along with some photos.

 

 

Everyone that is at home is doing all sorts of things while we try to maintain social distancing.  It seems that Zooey and Jonathan are keeping themselves busy!  If you’d like to watch their Facebook video on the book reading, you can go to their post here.

 

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Daniel Radcliffe Reveals How He Dealt with Fame

There’s always news of the stress fame can cause, but now Daniel Radcliffe is talking about the things that helped him keep grounded.

In an interview with the BBC, the Harry Potter star says he sees how fame puts a lot of pressure on child actors.

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Radcliffe credited his groundedness to his parents and his Harry Potter co-stars, who helped to give him the perspective he needed.

He also said that London kept him stable.

“I spend time in LA [Los Angeles] now and I feel like I’m going insane,” he said.

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He said he couldn’t imagine living in LA from the time he was a child.

Radcliffe is sticking to what works and staying in London, starring in a production at Old Vic theatre.

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The Best Celebrity Books of 2019!

What’s better than a regular memoir, you ask? A celebrity memoir, that’s what! With the year winding down and the holidays right around the corner, now is the perfect time to snuggle up with a book that motivates you and pumps you up for the brand new year.

Here are some of our favorite Celebrity Memoirs to get you all excited; be it as a travel companion, or to keep you up on your couch as you take a break from the Christmas movie binge, they’re all here for you!

 

Me by Elton John

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Elton John’s first ever official autobiography, Me, has won the hearts of millions of fans. The memoir explores fragments of his extraordinary life from when the legendary superstar was a shy, young boy named Reginald Dwight, growing up in the suburbs of London. In Me, Elton also talks about his drama filled life revolving around music, his drug addiction, finding love and becoming a father. This is a great read for anyone who’s a fan of the singer, or just wants to know how one man transformed his life and became the icon that he is now.

 

Inside out by Demi moore

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Demi Moore’s long awaited memoir, coined as raw and emotionally charged, has garnered a lot of responses from both fans, and others. In her story, she speaks out about growing up and trying to maintain sanity in the constant scrutiny of the press and public, battling addiction and body image issues, as well as touching on her prolific movie roles and her long string of high profile relationships. In Inside Out, Demi exhibits constant resilience and tremendous strength, which has made her the strong woman she is today. Anyone reading it, can hope to get a dose of inspiration from the outstanding life of a woman who started off as just ordinary.

Home work by julie andrews

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As her previous memoir, Home, did exceptionally well, Home Work is Julie Andrews’ follow-up memoir, which she released alongside the help of her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton. In this memoir, Andrews focuses on her life in Hollywood, and paints vivid images in the minds of readers as she describes her earliest hit movies like, The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins. Alongside Hollywood, Andrews also discusses her long journey tackling such a tremendously different and extraordinary life, embracing motherhood, step-motherhood, the start and end of marriages, all while discovering who she is and can be.

Queer eye: Love yourself. love your life.

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Who better than the fantastic men of Queer Eye to help guide us on the spectacular journey of self love and acceptance for the upcoming year?

While they have a book they released together, four of the Fab Five members have now launched their own, and we couldn’t be more hyped! Karamo Brown’s book, Karamo: My Story of Embracing, Purpose, Healing, and Hope, explores his life through the lens of culture, love and acceptance, while sweet Antoni Porowski’s awesome cookbook, Antoni in the Kitchen, offers us delicious yet easy recipes to keep us full for the upcoming year!

JVN never disappoints in the show, and neither does his fabulous, heart wrenching memoir, Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love, which is a real tear-jerker, but equally heart-warming and powerful and a definite must read. But the gorgeous Tan France’s Naturally Tan has to be my personal favorite, as he breaks boundaries by discussing what it was like to come out as gay in a traditional Muslim household, and in the end, marrying a Mormon cowboy from Salt Lake City. Now we just need the flawless Bobby Berk to gear up and launch his own book ASAP, so we can finally complete our collection!

The beautiful ones by Prince

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The last mention in our list is the story of a star who may no longer be with us today, but has left a legacy that will never diminish. In this posthumous memoir, megastar Prince Rogers Nelson, tells us the story of how Prince became Prince. And about his relentless effort to self-create and how to master artistry. How his passing left this world with his timeless music. This book, with the work of his editor Dan Piepenbring, manages to capture all hearts.

So, there you have it. This master-list of highly influential and inspiring individuals, who took charge of their lives and became such powerful figures and should put you in the perfect mindset to conquer 2020!

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