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Kate Upton celebrated her birthday with Justin Verlander.

The Sports Illustrated model appeared to quash rumours she recently rekindled her romance with 'Dancing With the Stars' performer Maksim Chmerkovskiy by toasting her 22nd birthday a day early on Monday (09.06.14) with her other on-again, off-again beau, Justin.

The blonde beauty had lunch with the Detroit Tigers pitcher at Tavern on Rush in Chicago, as he had a game there that night.

An eyewitness told E! News: ''They seemed very happy.''

Later that evening, Kate joined five female friends at the Tiki bar, Three Dots and a Dash, for another party.

Another source said: ''She looked stunning in a red dress. They toasted with champagne at midnight.''

The bikini model sparked speculation she had reunited with 34-year-old Maksim, whom she split from in December, after he posted a photograph of them cuddling on Instagram on May 31 and deleted the snap a few minutes later.

The image showed Kate smiling widely with her arm wrapped around him and was taken while they was partying at Tao nightclub in New York City.

Sources close to the former couple previously blamed their respective hectic schedules for their break-up, and Maksim recently flew to India to be a guest-judge on the local version of the reality dancing competition.

The 'Other Woman' star began seeing baseball player Justin, 31, in January, but also briefly dated him last year.


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Model Kate Upton Would Be Willing To Give Up Showbiz For Life On A Farm 4307467 News

Kate Upton has established herself as one of the world's most sought after models, mainly due to her desirable curves and rather large chest, but she can also flawlessly show off her glamorous side when attending red carpet and high-profile events.

Kate Upton
Upton is kown for her curvy figure

However, even though Upton looks as comfortable as can be when put in front of a camera, the showbiz lifestyle is a far cry from her humble upbringing working on a farm, and astonishingly she would be willing to give up all her fame to make a return to her farming roots.

More: Kate Upton May Be Open To Playboy Opportunity: "I Never Like To Say Never"

This surprising revelation came when the Sports Illustrated model displayed her famous figure on the front cover of Elle U.K.'s August issue, which also showed off the blonde bombshell's incredibly toned legs, while sporting a seductive pose in some, and an affection smile in others.

"It made me very goal-oriented and focused. I'm not opposed to a hard day's work for a good outcome," she said to the mag. "Living on a farm, beauty doesn't get you anywhere. Because I was pretty didn't mean I could convince my sister to do my chores. It was kind of inconvenient to be pretty, growing up."

More: Kate Upton Reveals Struggle With Casting Agents Over Curvy Figure

Despite all her success, which includes a starring alongside Cameron Diaz in the comedy flick 'The Other Woman,' Upton doesn't think that money is a necessity. "I feel like I'm rich because I love my family and friends. I love my horse and my dog. I would be fine leaving all of this behind and living on a farm somewhere," she added.

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Upton would happily return to working on a farm

Although it may be hard to believe, even Upton is critical of some areas on her body. "Everybody at some point in their life doesn't like themselves. It's not like I look in the mirror and think, 'I'm killing it. My eyes are killing it,'" she explained. "No, a lot of times I'm puffy and bloated. I like myself in general, but there are days when you just don't."

The September issue of Elle hits newsstands on August 1st.

Kate Upton has established herself as one of the world's most sought after models, mainly due to her desirable curves and rather large chest, but she can also flawlessly show off her glamorous side when attending red carpet and high-profile events.

Kate Upton
Upton is kown for her curvy figure

However, even though Upton looks as comfortable as can be when put in front of a camera, the showbiz lifestyle is a far cry from her humble upbringing working on a farm, and astonishingly she would be willing to give up all her fame to make a return to her farming roots.

More: Kate Upton May Be Open To Playboy Opportunity: "I Never Like To Say Never"

This surprising revelation came when the Sports Illustrated model displayed her famous figure on the front cover of Elle U.K.'s August issue, which also showed off the blonde bombshell's incredibly toned legs, while sporting a seductive pose in some, and an affection smile in others.

"It made me very goal-oriented and focused. I'm not opposed to a hard day's work for a good outcome," she said to the mag. "Living on a farm, beauty doesn't get you anywhere. Because I was pretty didn't mean I could convince my sister to do my chores. It was kind of inconvenient to be pretty, growing up."

More: Kate Upton Reveals Struggle With Casting Agents Over Curvy Figure

Despite all her success, which includes a starring alongside Cameron Diaz in the comedy flick 'The Other Woman,' Upton doesn't think that money is a necessity. "I feel like I'm rich because I love my family and friends. I love my horse and my dog. I would be fine leaving all of this behind and living on a farm somewhere," she added.

Kate Upton
Upton would happily return to working on a farm

Although it may be hard to believe, even Upton is critical of some areas on her body. "Everybody at some point in their life doesn't like themselves. It's not like I look in the mirror and think, 'I'm killing it. My eyes are killing it,'" she explained. "No, a lot of times I'm puffy and bloated. I like myself in general, but there are days when you just don't."

The September issue of Elle hits newsstands on August 1st.

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Kate Upton May Be Open To Playboy Opportunity: "I Never Like To Say Never" 4282012 News

Kate Upton isn't saying no to Playboy just yet!

The 22 year-old model appeared a GQ event for Gillette in London on Wednesday (July 9th) and revealed some information that would make her fans very happy.

Upton, who is known for her curvy figure, admitted that there is a possibility she would do a photo-shoot for Hugh Hefner's adult magazine.

"I never like to say never," she stated. "Because there are circumstances that I could do pretty much anything if it inspires me and if I think that it's cool at the time."

However, Upton did reiterate, "But right now, at this point in my career, I'm not doing Playboy."

Although she may not go fully nude in the near future, the Sports Illustrated model did give fans a sneak peak at what they could expect in a recent Instagram pic.

Upton posed topless while wrapped in a white sheet, looking very seductive at the camera. The caption simply read, "#nofilter #becauseiminamazinglight."

'The Other Women' actress also opened up to GQ about what she finds attractive in a man, and revealed it all comes down to "confidence."

"Any time someone walks into a room who is just exuding confidence, I think whatever they're doing is amazing," she said.

But one big turn off for Upton is too much grooming because it is a sign that someone is insecure.

More: Kate Upton has major fashion regrets

"I think there is a fine line between grooming when you're confident and you appreciate yourself, and grooming because you're insecure," she explained. "I think some guys try to please what other people think they should look like, instead of knowing how they feel the best in themselves."

More: Kate Upton hates tabloid rumours

The supermodel also commented on British soccer legend David Beckham being considered one of the U.K.'s best dressed men, which she finds confusing as "he's never dressed."

"He's always naked - he does campaigns in his underwear!" she said.

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Kate Upton isn't saying no to Playboy just yet!

The 22 year-old model appeared a GQ event for Gillette in London on Wednesday (July 9th) and revealed some information that would make her fans very happy.

Upton, who is known for her curvy figure, admitted that there is a possibility she would do a photo-shoot for Hugh Hefner's adult magazine.

"I never like to say never," she stated. "Because there are circumstances that I could do pretty much anything if it inspires me and if I think that it's cool at the time."

However, Upton did reiterate, "But right now, at this point in my career, I'm not doing Playboy."

Although she may not go fully nude in the near future, the Sports Illustrated model did give fans a sneak peak at what they could expect in a recent Instagram pic.

Upton posed topless while wrapped in a white sheet, looking very seductive at the camera. The caption simply read, "#nofilter #becauseiminamazinglight."

'The Other Women' actress also opened up to GQ about what she finds attractive in a man, and revealed it all comes down to "confidence."

"Any time someone walks into a room who is just exuding confidence, I think whatever they're doing is amazing," she said.

But one big turn off for Upton is too much grooming because it is a sign that someone is insecure.

More: Kate Upton has major fashion regrets

"I think there is a fine line between grooming when you're confident and you appreciate yourself, and grooming because you're insecure," she explained. "I think some guys try to please what other people think they should look like, instead of knowing how they feel the best in themselves."

More: Kate Upton hates tabloid rumours

The supermodel also commented on British soccer legend David Beckham being considered one of the U.K.'s best dressed men, which she finds confusing as "he's never dressed."

"He's always naked - he does campaigns in his underwear!" she said.

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Why Did Kate Upton Struggle To Book Auditions? 4175333 News

Kate Upton proves (yet again) that she can do high fashion just as well as Sports Illustrated on the cover of UK Vogue’s June edition. The model, now at the beginning of her acting career looks gorgeous and sun-kissed on the cover, shot by Mario Testino. The Upton/Testino/Vogue collaboration is a familiar one, but once again, it works. She is photographed in a vintage bikini, channeling her inner 50s pinup. Protographers and stylists tend to like that aesthetic on the SI covergirl, probably because she has the body type to pull it off.

Kate Upton
Upton's figure is more of a barrier in film than in modelling.

Upton’s feature interview, however, is where things really get interesting. The 21-year-old woman, widely considered the curviest non-plus size supermodel at the moment, recalls that it was precisely her body that gave her trouble booking auditions. Her first role is as that of a perpetually bikini-clad gigglebox in the Cameron Diaz vehicle The Other Woman. The movie was generally ill-received by critics and doesn’t really provide a lot of opportunities for Upton to flex her hypothetical acting muscles. Even so, it’s a role she had to fight for, the model recalls.

Kate Upton
Apparently Upton doesn't take no for an answer.

"It's weird that in the press they'll be like, your biggest fight was with the industry and the designers, and I'm like, no, my biggest fight was with my agents, trying to get them to sign me into the castings," Upton says in an interview with Vogue contributing editor Alexa Chung. "I thought, how I'm going to come out of this will be an example for girls."

Referencing her signature look, she says: "I always thought Marilyn was so beautiful and iconic, it was amazing to even be mentioned in the same sentence as her," she tells Chung. "But I feel like nowadays it's easy to be genuine and show your personality, whereas I don't think Marilyn had that opportunity. And clearly she had a dark side, and I don't have that."

Read more of the interview in the upcoming issue of Vogue UK.

More: Kate Upton In Outer Space For Zero Gravity Shoot

More: Kate Upton Nervois About Next Sports Illustrated

Kate Upton
Kate has been rocking a more sophisticated look of late.

Kate Upton proves (yet again) that she can do high fashion just as well as Sports Illustrated on the cover of UK Vogue’s June edition. The model, now at the beginning of her acting career looks gorgeous and sun-kissed on the cover, shot by Mario Testino. The Upton/Testino/Vogue collaboration is a familiar one, but once again, it works. She is photographed in a vintage bikini, channeling her inner 50s pinup. Protographers and stylists tend to like that aesthetic on the SI covergirl, probably because she has the body type to pull it off.

Kate Upton
Upton's figure is more of a barrier in film than in modelling.

Upton’s feature interview, however, is where things really get interesting. The 21-year-old woman, widely considered the curviest non-plus size supermodel at the moment, recalls that it was precisely her body that gave her trouble booking auditions. Her first role is as that of a perpetually bikini-clad gigglebox in the Cameron Diaz vehicle The Other Woman. The movie was generally ill-received by critics and doesn’t really provide a lot of opportunities for Upton to flex her hypothetical acting muscles. Even so, it’s a role she had to fight for, the model recalls.

Kate Upton
Apparently Upton doesn't take no for an answer.

"It's weird that in the press they'll be like, your biggest fight was with the industry and the designers, and I'm like, no, my biggest fight was with my agents, trying to get them to sign me into the castings," Upton says in an interview with Vogue contributing editor Alexa Chung. "I thought, how I'm going to come out of this will be an example for girls."

Referencing her signature look, she says: "I always thought Marilyn was so beautiful and iconic, it was amazing to even be mentioned in the same sentence as her," she tells Chung. "But I feel like nowadays it's easy to be genuine and show your personality, whereas I don't think Marilyn had that opportunity. And clearly she had a dark side, and I don't have that."

Read more of the interview in the upcoming issue of Vogue UK.

More: Kate Upton In Outer Space For Zero Gravity Shoot

More: Kate Upton Nervois About Next Sports Illustrated

Kate Upton
Kate has been rocking a more sophisticated look of late.

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Kate Upton Reveals Struggle With Casting Agents Over Curvy Figure 4175057 News

Kate Upton is currently one of the world’s most notable models, mainly for her recognisable curvy figure.

But not everyone agrees that the Sports Illustrated beauty’s desirable physique is a positive thing.

Upton, who stars in new comedy ‘The Other Woman’ alongside Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann, reveals how she struggled to get cast when first going for interviews because her agents weren’t sure if her body was right for the big screen.

The admission came in Vogue U.K’s June issue, which she features on the cover of.

"It's weird that in the press they'll be like, 'Your biggest fight was with the industry and the designers,'” she tells the mag. “And I'm like, no, my biggest fight was with my agents, trying to get them to sign me into the castings.”

"I thought, how I'm going to come out of this will be an example for girls,” Upton added.

So far she has proven these agents wrong after ‘The Other Woman’ debuted at No.1 at the North American box office, even beating Marvel’s ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier.’

Along with all the talk over her figure, Upton has garnered comparisons to iconic actress/model Marilyn Monroe, but she feels their similarities only go so far.

"I always thought Marilyn was so beautiful and iconic. It was amazing to even be mentioned in the same sentence as her," she says. "But I feel like nowadays it's easy to be genuine and show your personality, whereas I don't think Marilyn had that opportunity. And clearly she had a dark side, and I don't have that."

MORE: Kate Upton: Every Woman Can Feel Insecure At Times 

Unlike ‘The Seven Year Itch’ actress, who died in 1962 aged 36, Upton has managed to keep away from the many temptations that come with fame, and she gives all the credit to her mother.

MORE: Kate Upton Wants Smaller Breasts But Loves Her Curvy Frame 

"My mom told me when I was younger that I could never raise my voice but I could always match a tone," the star explains. "I've kept that with me because, in fashion, there can be some heated moments. I'm never the one raising my tone, but I will match one."

Watch Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton And Leslie Mann Arrive At 'The Other Woman' NY Screening
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Kate Upton is currently one of the world’s most notable models, mainly for her recognisable curvy figure.

But not everyone agrees that the Sports Illustrated beauty’s desirable physique is a positive thing.

Upton, who stars in new comedy ‘The Other Woman’ alongside Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann, reveals how she struggled to get cast when first going for interviews because her agents weren’t sure if her body was right for the big screen.

The admission came in Vogue U.K’s June issue, which she features on the cover of.

"It's weird that in the press they'll be like, 'Your biggest fight was with the industry and the designers,'” she tells the mag. “And I'm like, no, my biggest fight was with my agents, trying to get them to sign me into the castings.”

"I thought, how I'm going to come out of this will be an example for girls,” Upton added.

So far she has proven these agents wrong after ‘The Other Woman’ debuted at No.1 at the North American box office, even beating Marvel’s ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier.’

Along with all the talk over her figure, Upton has garnered comparisons to iconic actress/model Marilyn Monroe, but she feels their similarities only go so far.

"I always thought Marilyn was so beautiful and iconic. It was amazing to even be mentioned in the same sentence as her," she says. "But I feel like nowadays it's easy to be genuine and show your personality, whereas I don't think Marilyn had that opportunity. And clearly she had a dark side, and I don't have that."

MORE: Kate Upton: Every Woman Can Feel Insecure At Times 

Unlike ‘The Seven Year Itch’ actress, who died in 1962 aged 36, Upton has managed to keep away from the many temptations that come with fame, and she gives all the credit to her mother.

MORE: Kate Upton Wants Smaller Breasts But Loves Her Curvy Frame 

"My mom told me when I was younger that I could never raise my voice but I could always match a tone," the star explains. "I've kept that with me because, in fashion, there can be some heated moments. I'm never the one raising my tone, but I will match one."

Watch Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton And Leslie Mann Arrive At 'The Other Woman' NY Screening
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Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton And Leslie Mann Turned Heads At 'The Other Woman' NY Screening 4169424 Celebrity Videos <p>Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and Leslie Mann were strikingly dressed as they arrived outside the New York screening for their girl power comedy 'The Other Woman' in which they star as three women who are unwittingly dating the same cheating boyfriend.</p><p>Other arrivals include pregnant Broadway star Megan Hilty with her husband Brian Gallagher, Def Jam magnate Russell Simmons, 'Full Metal Jacket' star Matthew Modine, beauty pageant contestant Sahar Biniaz, twin models Jordan Stenmark and Zac Stenmark, Taylor Kinney who also stars in 'The Other Woman', Australian model Shanina Shaik and Victoria's Secret Angel Doutzen Kroes.</p> <p>Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and Leslie Mann were strikingly dressed as they arrived outside the New York screening for their girl power comedy 'The Other Woman' in which they star as three women who are unwittingly dating the same cheating boyfriend.</p><p>Other arrivals include pregnant Broadway star Megan Hilty with her husband Brian Gallagher, Def Jam magnate Russell Simmons, 'Full Metal Jacket' star Matthew Modine, beauty pageant contestant Sahar Biniaz, twin models Jordan Stenmark and Zac Stenmark, Taylor Kinney who also stars in 'The Other Woman', Australian model Shanina Shaik and Victoria's Secret Angel Doutzen Kroes.</p> 30th April 2014 http://www.contactmusic.com/videos/2014apr/cameron-diaz-kate-upton-leslie-mann-the-other-woman-ny-screening_189151.jpg
Kim Kardashian, The Nuclear Physicist? Critics React To 'The Other Woman' 4171905 News

We had high hopes for Cameron Diaz’s new movie The Other Woman. Both Diaz and co-star Leslie Mann have a proven track record for churning out some pretty decent comedy movies. While we weren’t sure about Kate Upton launching an acting career, the dynamic between the three in the trailer seemed promising.

Cameron Diaz the other woman Cameron Diaz and her The Other Woman co-stars, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton

Yet despite knocking Captain America: The Winter Soldier off the top spot, a feat which Rio 2, Transcendence and Draft Day all failed to do, critics have not been wholly kind about The Other Woman. Geoffrey Macnab of the Independent surmised, “The plotting is predictable, the cameo from Nicki Minaj is pointless and some of the humour is sadistic in the extreme, but the film yields at least a few chuckles along the way.”  While not completely slating the film, Macnab certainly doesn’t seem entirely won over.

MORE: Cameron Diaz's all-female comedy "The Other Woman" beats Marvel's "Captain America" at the US box office

Aisle Seat’s Mike McGranaghan was, likewise, less than impressed by The Other Woman, describing it “as insightful about infidelity as Kim Kardashian would be about nuclear physics. What a detestable piece of crud this picture is.” A thoroughly inventive, if not praiseful, review from McGranaghan.

Kristian Harloff of Schmoes Know was similarly unimpressed, “A disappointing attempt at comedy that ends up being three talented, attractive women failing to make us believe this story or laugh at its absurdity.”

While the critics may not have have enjoyed The Other Woman, it seems as though the audience do. While the film has received a poor 26% fresh critic rating on review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes, 69% of the audience enjoyed it. The audience is sort of the ones that the movie was made for, so if it isn’t a flop in their eyes then that’s really all that counts.

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Cinema goers have begun comparing The Other Woman to Bridesmaids, or at least describing it as ‘another Bridesmaid wannabe’. For the obvious reasons there are similarities, a female cast heading a comedic movie was a pretty rare thing until Bridesmaids. However, the critics were almost unanimous in their praise for Kristen Wiig’s 2011 wedding comedy, something that The Other Woman certainly hasn’t managed to achieve. 
The movie seems to just fall that little bit short, which is a shame because the concept (however much like a grown up version of John Tucker Must Die it is) has a lot of potential.

MORE: Cameron Diaz isn't looking for Mr. Right

Watch the trailer for The Other Woman right here
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We had high hopes for Cameron Diaz’s new movie The Other Woman. Both Diaz and co-star Leslie Mann have a proven track record for churning out some pretty decent comedy movies. While we weren’t sure about Kate Upton launching an acting career, the dynamic between the three in the trailer seemed promising.

Cameron Diaz the other woman Cameron Diaz and her The Other Woman co-stars, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton

Yet despite knocking Captain America: The Winter Soldier off the top spot, a feat which Rio 2, Transcendence and Draft Day all failed to do, critics have not been wholly kind about The Other Woman. Geoffrey Macnab of the Independent surmised, “The plotting is predictable, the cameo from Nicki Minaj is pointless and some of the humour is sadistic in the extreme, but the film yields at least a few chuckles along the way.”  While not completely slating the film, Macnab certainly doesn’t seem entirely won over.

MORE: Cameron Diaz's all-female comedy "The Other Woman" beats Marvel's "Captain America" at the US box office

Aisle Seat’s Mike McGranaghan was, likewise, less than impressed by The Other Woman, describing it “as insightful about infidelity as Kim Kardashian would be about nuclear physics. What a detestable piece of crud this picture is.” A thoroughly inventive, if not praiseful, review from McGranaghan.

Kristian Harloff of Schmoes Know was similarly unimpressed, “A disappointing attempt at comedy that ends up being three talented, attractive women failing to make us believe this story or laugh at its absurdity.”

While the critics may not have have enjoyed The Other Woman, it seems as though the audience do. While the film has received a poor 26% fresh critic rating on review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes, 69% of the audience enjoyed it. The audience is sort of the ones that the movie was made for, so if it isn’t a flop in their eyes then that’s really all that counts.

Kate Upton The Other Woman The Other Woman is Kate Upton's first major movie role

Cinema goers have begun comparing The Other Woman to Bridesmaids, or at least describing it as ‘another Bridesmaid wannabe’. For the obvious reasons there are similarities, a female cast heading a comedic movie was a pretty rare thing until Bridesmaids. However, the critics were almost unanimous in their praise for Kristen Wiig’s 2011 wedding comedy, something that The Other Woman certainly hasn’t managed to achieve. 
The movie seems to just fall that little bit short, which is a shame because the concept (however much like a grown up version of John Tucker Must Die it is) has a lot of potential.

MORE: Cameron Diaz isn't looking for Mr. Right

Watch the trailer for The Other Woman right here
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29th April 2014 4168131
Nicki Minaj wants acting career 4169634 News

Nicki Minaj wants to pursue an acting career.

The 31-year-old rapper had a small role in the new movie 'The Other Woman' alongside Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and Leslie Mann, but she's now determined to land herself bigger and better roles in the near future.

Speaking to MTV News, she said: ''I am going on auditions, and I'm trying to find the right role with the right director and the right writers. I want to be part of something from the beginning stage this time, and I want the role to be custom-made for me.''

The brunette beauty, who is currently working on her third studio album, is adamant she'll still be able to juggle her music career if she did decide to take on a film role.

She explained: ''It gave me an idea as to what the world would be like ... And now that I know it's something I can do, I think I want to expand a role eventually.''

Nicki is open to any genre, but hopes to make another comedy one day and has her sights set on a high-budget action film because she believes she's able to adapt.

She said: ''I have such a versatile personality. Some days I feel like I wanna do a Will Ferrell comedy; some days I feel like I wanna do more like a 'Set It Off'-type of movie with some other young black actresses and like creating a movement with that. And sometimes I think, maybe I could do 'X-Men' or something.''

Nicki Minaj wants to pursue an acting career.

The 31-year-old rapper had a small role in the new movie 'The Other Woman' alongside Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and Leslie Mann, but she's now determined to land herself bigger and better roles in the near future.

Speaking to MTV News, she said: ''I am going on auditions, and I'm trying to find the right role with the right director and the right writers. I want to be part of something from the beginning stage this time, and I want the role to be custom-made for me.''

The brunette beauty, who is currently working on her third studio album, is adamant she'll still be able to juggle her music career if she did decide to take on a film role.

She explained: ''It gave me an idea as to what the world would be like ... And now that I know it's something I can do, I think I want to expand a role eventually.''

Nicki is open to any genre, but hopes to make another comedy one day and has her sights set on a high-budget action film because she believes she's able to adapt.

She said: ''I have such a versatile personality. Some days I feel like I wanna do a Will Ferrell comedy; some days I feel like I wanna do more like a 'Set It Off'-type of movie with some other young black actresses and like creating a movement with that. And sometimes I think, maybe I could do 'X-Men' or something.''

26th April 2014 4169633
Is 'The Other Woman' The Movie To See This Weekend? The Critics Say Find The Other Movie 4167696 News

If you’re thinking about what new movie to see this weekend, The Other Woman might just be topping your list. It looks fun, has two very likeable female leads (plus a Sports Illustrated model) and it’s directed by the man behind The Notebook. Also it might have you think that it holds some kind of great female empowerment message as the three unite against a cheating spouse. But the reality is it looks like The Other Woman might be best left alone this weekend, as the critics are indicating that this one might be a bit too much farce and not enough comedy.

The Other Woman castCameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton star in The Other Woman

The plot of The Other Woman is actually pretty simple, Kate, played by Leslie Mann, finds out her husband Mark is cheating on her with Carly (Cameron Diaz). Rather than hate each other, the two women actually find out they have a surprising amount in common and become good friends. Then they learn that Mark has another woman, the 20 something Amber, played by Kate Upton. After the extent of his dastardliness is revealed all three women team up to plot their revenge on Mark with schemes such as putting Nair in his shampoo and adding female hormones to his juice.

Dodgy plot points aside, The Other Woman on paper could have actually been pretty good. Cameron Diaz is always fun to watch especially as she’s now maturing as a comedy actress. Then there’s Leslie Mann, the hugely talented comedienne is often left playing second fiddle to a less adept co-star. Here she really could have had a shining moment alongside Diaz. Unfortunately it seems as if The Other Woman wastes the cast’s potential and ends up being a rather messy and somewhat depressing attempt to make a female centred comedy.

Watch the trailer for The Other Woman:

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Indeed critics have certainly not warmed to the movie, which so far holds a very not fresh 26% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Writing in the New York Times, Stephen Holden calls it “dumb, lazy, clumsily assembled and unoriginal.” Ty Burr from the Boston Globe feels it really has failed on all levels to present something positive to a female audience describing it as “one of those loud, cringe-y female-empowerment comedies that feels like it was made by people who hate women.” Critic Jeffrey Lyles tried to find the positives but it all became too much as he wrote, “If you squint hard enough, there's a decent premise here, but that hope quickly fades after a scene where a dog relieves itself in the living room. It's a symbolic statement of the movie itself,” ouch.

The Other Woman could be a prime example of when bad movies happen to good people. Or it could be an even better example of how the whole idea of female empowerment and the sisterhood is so often grossly mishandled on screen. Three women, who have been wronged by the same man, decide to team together and invest all their time and energy into talking about him and seeking revenge, yep that sounds pretty empowering. But seriously The Other Woman could give you a laugh this weekend, or it could just leave you feeling very frustrated and plotting your own revenge against the filmmakers of this one.

More: Read our review of The Other Woman

More: Cameron Diaz prefers life at 40

Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton

If you’re thinking about what new movie to see this weekend, The Other Woman might just be topping your list. It looks fun, has two very likeable female leads (plus a Sports Illustrated model) and it’s directed by the man behind The Notebook. Also it might have you think that it holds some kind of great female empowerment message as the three unite against a cheating spouse. But the reality is it looks like The Other Woman might be best left alone this weekend, as the critics are indicating that this one might be a bit too much farce and not enough comedy.

The Other Woman castCameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton star in The Other Woman

The plot of The Other Woman is actually pretty simple, Kate, played by Leslie Mann, finds out her husband Mark is cheating on her with Carly (Cameron Diaz). Rather than hate each other, the two women actually find out they have a surprising amount in common and become good friends. Then they learn that Mark has another woman, the 20 something Amber, played by Kate Upton. After the extent of his dastardliness is revealed all three women team up to plot their revenge on Mark with schemes such as putting Nair in his shampoo and adding female hormones to his juice.

Dodgy plot points aside, The Other Woman on paper could have actually been pretty good. Cameron Diaz is always fun to watch especially as she’s now maturing as a comedy actress. Then there’s Leslie Mann, the hugely talented comedienne is often left playing second fiddle to a less adept co-star. Here she really could have had a shining moment alongside Diaz. Unfortunately it seems as if The Other Woman wastes the cast’s potential and ends up being a rather messy and somewhat depressing attempt to make a female centred comedy.

Watch the trailer for The Other Woman:

4004726-0;noautoplay; The Other Woman - Trailer - 25.04.2014 10:42:02

Indeed critics have certainly not warmed to the movie, which so far holds a very not fresh 26% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Writing in the New York Times, Stephen Holden calls it “dumb, lazy, clumsily assembled and unoriginal.” Ty Burr from the Boston Globe feels it really has failed on all levels to present something positive to a female audience describing it as “one of those loud, cringe-y female-empowerment comedies that feels like it was made by people who hate women.” Critic Jeffrey Lyles tried to find the positives but it all became too much as he wrote, “If you squint hard enough, there's a decent premise here, but that hope quickly fades after a scene where a dog relieves itself in the living room. It's a symbolic statement of the movie itself,” ouch.

The Other Woman could be a prime example of when bad movies happen to good people. Or it could be an even better example of how the whole idea of female empowerment and the sisterhood is so often grossly mishandled on screen. Three women, who have been wronged by the same man, decide to team together and invest all their time and energy into talking about him and seeking revenge, yep that sounds pretty empowering. But seriously The Other Woman could give you a laugh this weekend, or it could just leave you feeling very frustrated and plotting your own revenge against the filmmakers of this one.

More: Read our review of The Other Woman

More: Cameron Diaz prefers life at 40

Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton

26th April 2014 4167616
Is 'The Other Woman' The New 'Bridesmaids'? 4167880 News

The 2011 breakout hit Bridesmaids seems to have made a permanent shift in gender dynamics of big Hollywood comedies. No longer happy to exist as idealised love interests, women are finally taking over. Bridesmaids scene-stealer Melissa McCarthy flexed her muscles further opposite Sandra Bullock in the buddy action-comedy The Heat.

The Other WomanKate Upton [L], Cameron Diaz [Center] and Leslie Mann [R] in 'The Other Woman'

And now Cameron Diaz pushes boundaries with her new comedy The Other Woman, which lays to rest the usual bitch-slap storyline. In this film, when a woman (Leslie Mann) discovers that her husband (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) is having an affair or two, instead of take on the other woman in a battle to the death, the wife teams up with his two mistresses (Diaz and Kate Upton) to get even.

This is fairly unprecedented in movie history: women who would normally be at each others' throats instead finding a strong camaraderie that lets them turn the tables of power. Even the memorable 1996 comedy The First Wives Club featured women (Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Diane Keaton) who were defined by their men. But in The Other Woman, it's the men who need a female to make sense of their own lives.

More: read our review of The Other Woman

Sure, the final act shows a bit of Hollywood interference as various romantic entanglements spring up to give these women a man to cling to. But it's a pretty bold next step in the process. And it bodes well for even stronger female roles to come.

Watch The Other Woman trailer:
4004726-0;noautoplay; The Other Woman - Trailer - 25.04.2014 10:42:02

The 2011 breakout hit Bridesmaids seems to have made a permanent shift in gender dynamics of big Hollywood comedies. No longer happy to exist as idealised love interests, women are finally taking over. Bridesmaids scene-stealer Melissa McCarthy flexed her muscles further opposite Sandra Bullock in the buddy action-comedy The Heat.

The Other WomanKate Upton [L], Cameron Diaz [Center] and Leslie Mann [R] in 'The Other Woman'

And now Cameron Diaz pushes boundaries with her new comedy The Other Woman, which lays to rest the usual bitch-slap storyline. In this film, when a woman (Leslie Mann) discovers that her husband (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) is having an affair or two, instead of take on the other woman in a battle to the death, the wife teams up with his two mistresses (Diaz and Kate Upton) to get even.

This is fairly unprecedented in movie history: women who would normally be at each others' throats instead finding a strong camaraderie that lets them turn the tables of power. Even the memorable 1996 comedy The First Wives Club featured women (Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Diane Keaton) who were defined by their men. But in The Other Woman, it's the men who need a female to make sense of their own lives.

More: read our review of The Other Woman

Sure, the final act shows a bit of Hollywood interference as various romantic entanglements spring up to give these women a man to cling to. But it's a pretty bold next step in the process. And it bodes well for even stronger female roles to come.

Watch The Other Woman trailer:
4004726-0;noautoplay; The Other Woman - Trailer - 25.04.2014 10:42:02

25th April 2014 4167615
Nobody's Laughing With 'The Other Woman', Least Of All The Critics 4167740 News

The Other Woman, starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Man, Nikolaj-Coster Waldau and Kate Upton in her acting debut, is yet to be released in cinemas, but is already floundering in the review department. The film lays on the clichés with a heavy hand – Coster-Waldau is the uber-confident, uber-annoying cheating husband, Mann is his neurotic wife, Diaz is his mistress and Upton is his younger mistress. Neither of the women knows about the other two. Until they find out, that is. The biggest twist to recommend this movie is that instead of the plot devolving into the tired old catfight cliché, the three band together to get even with the cheater. They go on a vengeance rampage, presumably because that’s what the writers think scorned women do.

The Other Woman Still
The Other Woman shoots for originality, but ultimately stops at mediocrity.

The LA Times’ review gives credit where credit is due – the plot isn’t all that original, but the easy laughs are still abundant, at least in the beginning. Unfortunately, at some point The Other Women significantly dumbs down both its characters and its story, making it hard to watch through to the end. “Slyness, slapstick and sex can often be mixed to amusing effect whatever the specifics — the original "Hangover," for example, did a credible job of it — but "The Other Woman" is ultimately undone by its indecision,” writes Betsey Sharkey.

CM’s own Rich Cline gives the film a rather favorable review, mostly due to the camaraderie between the main characters. Read the full review here.

Read More: Thinking of Seeing "The Other Woman"? Maybe Try A Different Film

Read More: The Other Woman Scores Low Rating

TIME’s Richard Corliss mostly scorns the film for the same reasons – "The Other Woman" leans too heavily on clichés, even going for a few dog gags when the story stalls. Its leads seem uncomfortable in the parts they’ve been given. “The female revenge comedy is as old as Lysistrata (411 B.C.) and, in movies, as fitfully popular as 9 to 5 (1980) and The First Wives Club (1996). So no one begrudges the racy, PG-13 rated The Other Woman for offering its comeuppance scenario…”

Watch the trailer below:
4004726-0;noautoplay; The Other Woman - Trailer - 25.04.2014 10:42:02

The movie lends itself to a lot of those comparisons, thanks to the trope of the scorned wife. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like Diaz, Mann or even the likeable Kate Upton, who is mostly relegated to set décor in this film, can hold a candle to the likes of Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn or Jane Fonda. Maybe Nicki Minaj, who apparently steals the show as Carly’s secretary Lydia, has some chance. “. Here’s someone who enjoys a job she doesn’t feel the need to excel in — “It’s like having a hobby that pays well” — and dispenses the working-girl wisdom that “Selfish people live longer.” In her first onscreen movie role (after voice work in Ice Age: Continental Drift), the rapper proves herself star material,” Corliss writes.

The Other Woman
Is the stakeout classic? Or just cliche?

Todd McCarthy from The Hollywood Reporter sums it up nicely. A female solidarity adultery comedy that's three parts embarrassing farce to one part genuinely comic discharge," notes McCarthy. "It would have helped if director Nick Cassavetes had something resembling a sure hand at comedy."

The Other Woman, starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Man, Nikolaj-Coster Waldau and Kate Upton in her acting debut, is yet to be released in cinemas, but is already floundering in the review department. The film lays on the clichés with a heavy hand – Coster-Waldau is the uber-confident, uber-annoying cheating husband, Mann is his neurotic wife, Diaz is his mistress and Upton is his younger mistress. Neither of the women knows about the other two. Until they find out, that is. The biggest twist to recommend this movie is that instead of the plot devolving into the tired old catfight cliché, the three band together to get even with the cheater. They go on a vengeance rampage, presumably because that’s what the writers think scorned women do.

The Other Woman Still
The Other Woman shoots for originality, but ultimately stops at mediocrity.

The LA Times’ review gives credit where credit is due – the plot isn’t all that original, but the easy laughs are still abundant, at least in the beginning. Unfortunately, at some point The Other Women significantly dumbs down both its characters and its story, making it hard to watch through to the end. “Slyness, slapstick and sex can often be mixed to amusing effect whatever the specifics — the original "Hangover," for example, did a credible job of it — but "The Other Woman" is ultimately undone by its indecision,” writes Betsey Sharkey.

CM’s own Rich Cline gives the film a rather favorable review, mostly due to the camaraderie between the main characters. Read the full review here.

Read More: Thinking of Seeing "The Other Woman"? Maybe Try A Different Film

Read More: The Other Woman Scores Low Rating

TIME’s Richard Corliss mostly scorns the film for the same reasons – "The Other Woman" leans too heavily on clichés, even going for a few dog gags when the story stalls. Its leads seem uncomfortable in the parts they’ve been given. “The female revenge comedy is as old as Lysistrata (411 B.C.) and, in movies, as fitfully popular as 9 to 5 (1980) and The First Wives Club (1996). So no one begrudges the racy, PG-13 rated The Other Woman for offering its comeuppance scenario…”

Watch the trailer below:
4004726-0;noautoplay; The Other Woman - Trailer - 25.04.2014 10:42:02

The movie lends itself to a lot of those comparisons, thanks to the trope of the scorned wife. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like Diaz, Mann or even the likeable Kate Upton, who is mostly relegated to set décor in this film, can hold a candle to the likes of Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn or Jane Fonda. Maybe Nicki Minaj, who apparently steals the show as Carly’s secretary Lydia, has some chance. “. Here’s someone who enjoys a job she doesn’t feel the need to excel in — “It’s like having a hobby that pays well” — and dispenses the working-girl wisdom that “Selfish people live longer.” In her first onscreen movie role (after voice work in Ice Age: Continental Drift), the rapper proves herself star material,” Corliss writes.

The Other Woman
Is the stakeout classic? Or just cliche?

Todd McCarthy from The Hollywood Reporter sums it up nicely. A female solidarity adultery comedy that's three parts embarrassing farce to one part genuinely comic discharge," notes McCarthy. "It would have helped if director Nick Cassavetes had something resembling a sure hand at comedy."

25th April 2014 4167616
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