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‘Wednesday’ Star Christina Ricci Admits Smoking Is ‘Glamourous’ but Promises to Quit

Christina Ricci on smoking on-screen and off-scream.

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Christina Ricci Finds Smoking Glamourous But Wishes To Quit
Christina Ricci Finds Smoking Glamourous But Wishes To Quit

Christina Ricci has been smoking since she was 13. 

Best known as Wednesday Addams from the cult classic movies Addams Family and Addams Family Values, Ricci has been photographed many times with a cigarette. For instance, on July 15, 2011, she was seen taking a drag at the LAX Airport before boarding a flight to Newark, NJ. 

Similarly, she was photographed holding a cigarette in front of a “no smoking propane” sign in New York on September 27, 2011. At the time, she was on the location for Pan Am in Manhattan.

Not only have paparazzi photographed her smoking, but several portraits of her taking a drag have also been taken. Ricci has admitted that she finds smoking glamorous. 

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At the same time, she has been vocal about wanting to stop this habit of hers.

Christina Ricci on finding smoking glamorous

While talking to Refinary29, Ricci explained smoking scenes in series and movies.

She said that stars could not smoke real cigarettes while shooting, so a fake one was made that is not tobacco. She said, “I will tell you they are made out of some kind of thing that’s just not tobacco.”

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They are also called herbal cigarettes and contain no nicotine or tobacco. Instead, materials like rose petals, clover leaves, licorice, and lavenders are used. 

It is not as harmful as real cigarettes, but it cannot be deemed healthy as well. The actress said those fake cigarettes are gross and give the worse headaches. This was confirmed by David Hoflin, who said herbal cigarettes were worse than actual cigarettes. 

Christina Ricci smoking.

Christina Ricci smoking. (Source: Twitter)

While talking about inhaling smoke, Nicole Yorkin pointed out that Ricci could pull it off and make it look natural. This is because Ricci also smokes in real life, so she knows how to do it. 

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Yorkin said that the Wednesday star helped other actors like Hoflin how to smoke and noted, “I think Christina has been a smoker in her life, and she knew how to smoke. I think she gave him a few hints about, you know ‘You need to inhale a little more deeply,’ and how to hold it.”

Dawn Prestwich also commented on Ricci’s smoking habit. She said, “You can tell Christina’s a total natural smoker.”

Then, Ricci admitted, “Smoking’s very glamourous.” She added that it was the coolest thing one could do but was harmful to one’s health.

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She concluded, “Being cool is not worth dying over.”

Christina Ricci on quitting smoking

As said before, Ricci began smoking at the age of 13 and was fully aware of the adverse impacts it had as a youngster. She felt ashamed to smoke in front of children. 

However, she absolved herself of the blame by saying she was a teenager. Ricci confessed that she felt horrible when women brought their kids infront of her while smoking.

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She said, “Woman will bring up her little kids and say, ‘they look up to you so much,’ and I feel bad.” 

At the time, Ricci did not enjoy her life and considered herself to be in shambles. Moreover, she admitted that she did not have a sense of duty.

She knew she should not be smoking infront of kids and felt horrible as well, but she excused herself that she was still an adolescent. 

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She promised that she would quit smoking when she grew up. She said, “I still enjoy smoking just because I’m a teenage smoker. I am gonna give up once I stop being a teenager. I know it won’t be easy to give up, but it’s just a phase. I wasn’t born a smoker.”

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Zoe LaVerne Gets Pregnancy Test to See If She’s Pregnant Again

Is Zoe LaVerne pregnant again?

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Zoe LaVerne is an American TikTok influencer, YouTuber, internet personality, and singer. LaVerne gave birth to her first daughter in 2020 with her husband, Dawson Day.

It seems like LaVerne wants to get pregnant again. She took to social media to show off her pregnancy test and her desire to have a second kid. 

Is Zoe LaVerne pregnant again?

On January 25, 2023, LaVerne took to Snapchat to reveal that she might be pregnant again. She said that she had had some pregnancy symptoms lately.

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As a result, she believed that there were chances that she had conceived her second baby. So, she said that she might do a pregnancy test to confirm her speculation.

She confessed she was low-key scared to do the test. But a few moments later, she took the test and uploaded a story on Snapchat saying, “my heart is racing I’m nervous lol.”

A few moments later, she posted another story to reveal that she was not pregnant. The pregnancy test showed only one line — indicating that she was not pregnant with a second kid. 

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LaVerne was disappointed with the result, and it seems she really wants to get pregnant again. She wrote, “i’m sad but it’s ok!! when it’s my time, it’ll be my time.”

Zoe LaVerne took a pregnancy test to reveal that she is not pregnant again with her second baby

Zoe LaVerne took a pregnancy test to reveal that she is not pregnant again with her second baby. (Source: Instagram)

Looking at her message, the TikToker might try to get pregnant again in the near future. Fans were unhappy with her stories since many complained that she was trying to pull a “Cody Orlove.”

Orlove was LaVerne’s former boyfriend, and the break up between the two was bad. After the split, they moved on and stayed in a relationship with other people.

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Recently, Orlove took to Snapchat to upload a story of her girlfriend showing off a pregnancy test. This led many to believe that Orlove was going to be a father soon.

However, he later clarified that the test said: “not pregnant.” He noted how he got congratulatory messages from fans and followers, but the symptoms were just a “jump scare.”

Many accused him of click-baiting his fans and followers. Now, they are accusing LaVerne of the same. 

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Is Zoe LaVerne a bad mother?

Since LaVerne expressed her desire to give birth to a second baby, many have noted that she should not be doing so. They have complained about her being a bad mother to her first child, Emersyn. 

When she gave birth to Emersyn, the TikToker had an emergency C-section since her baby was premature, and she claimed that she almost died. Following the birth, Emersyn had to stay at Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for quite some time.

For LaVerne, this meant that her income from socials was put to hold. As a result, she did not have a steady flow of income to take care of her baby. 

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So, she opted for the easiest mechanism to make fast money —  OnlyFans. She offered her fans and followers exclusive photos of her daughter for $15.

LaVerne told Insider selling the pictures “was a way to make money to pay for her extended stay in the hospital and spend more time and focus on her.”

However, this did not sit well with LaVerne’s fans and followers. They complained that she was a bad mother for selling the pictures of her baby.

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Moreover, they pointed out that there were different types of people on the internet, and Emersyn’s pictures may be misused. Taking this as an example, many have asked LaVerne not to get pregnant again and have a second baby. 

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Live Update: 2023 Oscars Nominations Announcement

Actor-producer Riz Ahmed and actress Allison Williams will host the 2023 Oscars nominations announcement.

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The 95th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will honor films released in 2022 and is scheduled to take place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California, on March 12, 2023.

For that, the nominations in all 23 categories for the 2023 Academy Awards, popularly called Oscars Awards, are all set to be announced early Tuesday morning by actors Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams.

Below is all the latest live update related to the 2023 Oscars nominations announcement:

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The nominations list below:

Best Picture

All Quiet on the Western Front
Avatar: The Way of Water
The Banshees of Inisherin
Elvis
Everything Everywhere All at Once
The Fabelmans
TÁR
Top Gun: Maverick
Triangle of Sadness
Women Talking

Actor in a Leading Role

Austin Butler, Elvis
Colin Farrell, The Banshees of Inisherin
Brendan Fraser, The Whale
Bill Nighy, Living
Paul Mescal, Aftersun

Actress in a Leading Role

Cate Blanchett, TÁR
Michelle Williams, The Fabelmans
Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Ana de Armas, Blonde
Andrea Riseborough, To Leslie

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Actor in a Supporting Role

Brendan Gleeson, The Banshees of Inisherin
Judd Hirsch, The Fabelmans
Barry Keoghan, The Banshees of Inisherin
Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Brian Tyree Henry, Causeway

Actress in a Supporting Role

Angela Bassett, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Hong Chau, The Whale
Kerry Condon, The Banshees of Inisherin
Jamie Lee Curtis, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

All Quiet on the Western Front
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Living
Top Gun: Maverick
Women Talking

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Visual Effects

All Quiet on the Western Front
Avatar: The Way of Water
The Batman
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Top Gun: Maverick

Writing (Original Screenplay)

The Banshees of Inisherin
Everything Everywhere All at Once
The Fabelmans
Tar
Triangle of Sadness

Directing

Martin McDonagh
Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert
Steven Spielberg
Todd Field
Ruben Ostlund

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Animated Feature Film

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Marcel the Shell With Shoes On
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
The Sea Beast
Turning Red

Documentary Feature Film

All That Breathes
All The Beauty and the Bloodshed
Fire of Love
A House Made of Splinters
Navalny

International Feature Film

All Quiet on the Western Front
Argentina, 1985
Close
EO
The Quiet Girl

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Cinematography

All Quiet on the Western Front
Bardo
Elvis
Empire of Light
Tar

Film Editing

The Banshees of Inisherin
Elvis
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Tar
Top Gun: Maverick

Music (Original Score)

All Quiet on the Western Front
Babylon
The Banshees of Inisherin
Everything Everywhere All at Once
The Fabelmans

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Music (Original Song)

“Lift Me Up” from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
“Naatu Naatu” from RRR
“Applause” from Tell It Like a Woman
“Hold My Hand” from Top Gun: Maverick
“This is a Life” from Everything Everywhere All At Once

Production Design

All Quiet on the Western Front
Avatar: The Way of Water
Babylon
Elvis
The Fabelmans

Costume Design

Babylon
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Elvis
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

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Makeup and Hairstyling

All Quiet
The Batman
Black Panther
Elvis
The Whale

Live Action Short Film

An Irish Goodbye
Ivalu
Le Pupille
Night Ride
The Red Suitcase

Documentary Short Film

The Elephant Whisperers
Haulout
How Do You Measure a Year
Stranger at the Gate

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Animated Short Film

The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and the Horse
The Flying Sailor
Ice Merchants
My Year of Dicks
An Ostrich Told Me the World is Fake and I Think I Believe It

Sound

All Quiet on the Western Front
Avatar: The Way of Water
The Batman
Elvis
Top Gun: Maverick

All eyes are were on India’s RRR

The world was eagerly rooting for the Indian movie RRR, directed by SS Rajamouli. The movie stars actors such as Ram Charan, Jr NTR, Ajay Devgan, Alia Bhatt, and Ray Stevenson.

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Film critic Courtney Howard tweets, “Even though I don’t have to, gonna wake up at 5:30am and watch the #OscarNominations2023. Gotta see if #RRRMovie made the cut. Manifesting those noms for them.”

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Rachael Lange Issues an Apology for Deleted Tweets Using N Word

Fans are not happy with Rachael Lange’s apology.

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Since January 20, 2023, Rachael Lange has been facing a massive backlash.

This happened as soon as she was seen holding hands with Dylan O’Brien. People thought she was his girlfriend, so they started researching her.

Soon, they were mortified to find out that Lange was a racist who did not hesitate to use the n word. Moreover, she admitted to being a pedophile, claiming to like “small black children.”

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To make matters worse, she had now-deleted tweets about her hating Taylor Swift. O’Brien and Swift are very close, and to see O’Brien’s alleged girlfriend slut-shaming Swift was horrifying to a lot of people. 

Needless to say, Lange was called out for her actions. The model deleted tweets and blocked several users as well following the backlash.

Regardless, the damage had been done, and people demanded an apology from her. The Elite Model Management NYC  model private her Twitter and, possibly, hoped that the controversy would die down.

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But since it did not, Lange took to Twitter to apologize for her actions.

Rachael Lange’s apology

On January 23, 2022, Lange apologized for her actions via a post on Twitter, claiming she was “mortified and ashamed” of her old posts.

She “wholeheartedly” apologized for the now-deleted tweets. She claimed that she was disgusted by her behavior and the way she spoke.

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“I would like to wholeheartedly apologize for past tweets of mine. I am mortified and ashamed that they exist; and am truly disgusted that I ever spoke that way,” she wrote.

Rachael Lange apologized for using the n-word on Twitter

Rachael Lange apologized for tweeting racist remarks and using the n-word on Twitter. (Source:: Twitter)

She admitted that she heard the people’s concerns and issued an apology for the pain she had caused. “All I can say is that I hear you all and am sorry for the pain I’ve caused and contributed to,” she wrote. 

She took responsibility and accountability for her actions and claimed that she was ignorant at the time. She promised that she was not the same anymore.

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“I want to make it abundantly clear that I take full responsibility,” she explained. “I was extremely ignorant and while I do not remotely resonate with the things I once said, there is zero justification for my ever having said them.”

At last, she sincerely apologized for hurting people with her words. “I understand the significance that my words have and am deeply sorry for the hurt I have caused,” she concluded.

Reaction to Rachael Lange’s apology 

Even though Lange apologized, people were not happy with it. Many complained that her apology was insincere and that she simply did it to save her face.

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Moreover, people noted that after the racist tweets and her using the n-word surfaced, Lange’s first reaction was to delete the tweets. Not only that, but she also blocked the people who called her out.

The netizens pointed out that this was Lange’s mechanism to hide her dirty past. They questioned the model and why was her first approach to delete the tweets and not issue an apology sincerely. 

After apologizing, Lange has not responded to anything on any platform.

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