— Actor Kellan Lutz is lending his face — and his design skills — to denim label Dylan George. The 25-year-old Twilight actor has been named the face of the brand's fall campaign; he will also co-design the line with founder Daniel Guez. "I love to create, and I've always wanted to get into fashion," Lutz said. "How cool will that be to create my own line?" [Coco Perez]
— Kirsten Dunst chatted up director and longtime friend Sofia Coppola during the Rodarte presentation during New York Fashion Week on Tuesday. The 28-year old actress first worked with Coppola, 39, on 1999's The Virgin Suicides; they teamed up again in 2006 for Marie Antoinette. [Just Jared]
— After being charged with drug possession in September, Grammy winner Bruno Mars accepted a plea deal on Wednesday. The "Grenade" singer, 25, will avoid prosecution if he stays out of trouble for the next year, undergoes eight hours of drug counseling, performs 200 hours of community service and pays a $2,000 fine. [CNN]
— After a recent health scare, Aretha Franklin, 68, says she's feeling "150 percent" better. The reason? She's given up her favorite foods: chitterlings, pigs' feet and ham hocks. "They're off my diet," the Queen of Soul says. "They just really don't fit with Whole Foods. I had it for enough years that I don't miss it. You can't continue to eat things that are not good for you." [Huffington Post]
— He's shared the big screen with leading ladies like Julianne Moore and Helena Bonham Carter, but The King's Speech star Colin Firth says he still isn't used to doing love scenes. "I like the idea of them," he tells CNN's Piers Morgan in an episode of Piers Morgan Tonight airing Thursday. But "it's a very odd experience to say the least." [CNN]
— Boardwalk Empire star Paz de la Huerta is scoffing at reports she always matches her lipstick to her dress. "That's such utter bulls—. I just wear whatever lipstick I feel looks good at the time," the 26-year-old actress complains. "I'm not going to wear a green dress and wear green lipstick. No, that's not true. I don't know where that came from." [Wonder Wall]
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