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Amy Schumer & Amber Heard Help Honor Lisa Borders at Conversations for Change Dinner!

Amy Schumer and Amber Heard flash a smile alongside Lisa Borders while attending the inaugural Conversations for Change Dinner held at Indochine on Tuesday (November 13) in New York City.

The 37-year-old pregnant comedian and the 32-year-old actress were joined by Amanda de Cadenet, Christian Siriano, La La Anthony, Gretchen Mol, Andreja Pejic, Anja Rubik, Prabal Gurung, Cynthia Rowley, Padma Lakshmi, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Cindi Leive, Inez van Lamsweerde and Liya Kebede as The Glenlivet honored Lisa, whose the CEO of Time’s Up.

“Last night was special. Thank you @cindi_leive forever,” Amy captioned with her Instagram post. “#gospelofgloria and thanks to my body for not puking most nights from 7-10!”

The Glenlivet believes in the power of women and men who are working to change the world’s perspective. As a token of their appreciation for Lisa’s work, The Glenlivet made a generous donation to Time’s Up.

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Lupita Nyong'o Honors Kamala Harris at Glamour Women of the Year Awards

Lupita Nyong’o helped to honor Senator Kamala Harris at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards!

The 35-year-old actress stepped out at the event on Monday evening (November 12) in New York City.

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She was also joined at the ceremony by Padma Lakshmi, Hillary Clinton and host Aidy Bryant.

During the event, Lupita took to the stage to honor Senator Kamala as one of the Women of the Year.

“With all the anger and anxiety we experience collectively in this country these days, Kamala has inspired us with her optimism and her fighting spirit. She has demonstrated the joy in resistance and the resistance in joy, personifying what it means to be a ‘joyful warrior,’” Lupita told the crowd.

FYI: Lupita is wearing a Celine dress, Nine West shoes and Djula earrings. Padma is wearing Christian Siriano.

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Lupita Nyong'o, Harry Connick Jr, & Kat Graham Step Out for Heidi Klum's Halloween Party!

Lupita Nyong’o and Kat Graham are dressing up as some iconic 1990s movie characters for Halloween!

The 35-year-old Oscar-winning actress dressed up as Dionne Davenport from Clueless while the 29-year-old singer dressed up as Jim Carrey‘s character from The Mask as they stepped out for Heidi Klum’s 19 Annual Halloween Party presented by Party City and SVEDKA Vodka on Wednesday night (October 31) at Lavo in New York City.

Harry Connick Jr. made it a family affair at the party as he was joined by wife Jill Goodacre and daughter Georgia.

Other stars at the party included Padma Lakshmi, Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka, Zac Posen, Dylan Sprouse, Barbara Palvin, Ice-T and Coco, Questlove, EJ Johnson, Frankie Grande, Kyle MacLachlan and wife Desiree Gruber, and model Jordan Barrett.

30+ pictures inside of the stars arriving at the party…More Here! »

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Naomi Watts & Ex Liev Schreiber Buddy Up at Take Home A Nude Benefit!

Naomi Watts flashes a big smile as she strikes a pose at the 2018 Take Home A Nude: New York Academy of Art Benefit held at Sotheby’s on Tuesday (October 9) in New York City.

The 50-year-old actress was joined at the event by her ex husband Liev Schreiber, Brooke Shields, Padma Lakshmi and Tali Lennox.

The evening raised over 900,000 dollars via a silent and live auction featuring works from Judy Chicago, Jessica Craig-Martin, Anh Duong, Eric Fischl, Jan Frank, Hugo Guinness, Damian Loeb, David Lynch, Santi Moix, Herb Ritts, Walter Robinson, Mark Tansey, and Rob Wynne.

Proceeds from the sale go to student scholarships and programs at the Academy. After the auction, guests enjoyed dinner from Sant Ambroeus in the “Museum of Muses”, in which the 11 Muses for the evening were feted by David Kratz, President of the New York Academy of Art.

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Padma Lakshmi Bravely Tells Her Sexual Assault Story & Explains Why She Never Reported Her Rape

Padma Lakshmi is speaking out about her experience being raped at the age of 16 by her boyfriend at the time, who was 23 years old.

The Top Chef host wrote an op-ed for the New York Times, explaining her experience and why she never brought the rape to the police.

“You may want to know if I had been drinking on the night of my rape. It doesn’t matter, but I was not drunk. Maybe you will want to know what I was wearing or if I had been ambiguous about my desires. It still doesn’t matter, but I was wearing a long-sleeved, black Betsey Johnson maxi dress that revealed only my shoulders,” Padma wrote. “The two of us had gone to a couple of parties. Afterward, we went to his apartment. While we were talking, I was so tired that I lay on the bed and fell asleep.”

She continued, “The next thing I remember is waking up to a very sharp stabbing pain like a knife blade between my legs. He was on top of me. I asked, ‘What are you doing?’ He said, ‘It will only hurt for a while.’ ‘Please don’t do this,’ I screamed,” she continued. “The pain was excruciating, and as he continued, my tears felt like fear. Afterward, he said, ‘I thought it would hurt less if you were asleep.’ Then he drove me home.”

Padma then added, “When I think about it now, I realize that by the time of this rape, I had already absorbed certain lessons. When I was 7 years old, my stepfather’s relative touched me between my legs and put my hand on his erect penis. Shortly after I told my mother and stepfather, they sent me to India for a year to live with my grandparents. The lesson was: If you speak up, you will be cast out.”

“Now, 32 years after my rape, I am stating publicly what happened. I have nothing to gain by talking about this. But we all have a lot to lose if we put a time limit on telling the truth about sexual assault and if we hold on to the codes of silence that for generations have allowed men to hurt women with impunity,” she added.