Meryl Streep and Mamie Gummer Discuss 'Ricki and the Flash,' Look Even More Alike Than You Realized

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Collaborating was a piece of cake, according to the Oscar winner.
“I’ve been working with my daughter for 32 years,” Streep told Women's Wear Daily. "I was blown away. I’m not objective — I think she’s fantastic. ... But I think other people have corroborated that.”
In the movie, Streep, 66, stars as a rocker who tries to be there for her adult daughter, played by Gummer, 32. And while Gummer added that she and mother are hardly their characters, their on-set dynamic "wasn't as strange as one would think."
"We were greatly aided by the fact that there were these indisputable traits that I’ve inherited," she noted. "There was a shorthand in terms of that."
Some of those traits are physical, too. Use the slider below to see how similar the two look.

Amy Schumer Explains How She Went On Vacation With Jennifer Lawrence

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If there was ever any doubt that Amy Schumer has reached superstar status, look no further than her most recent vacation pics, where she can be seen riding on the back of a jet ski with Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence.
"Are you in the stratosphere now? I see a picture of you and Jennifer Lawrence..." Jon Stewartquipped on Monday night's "Daily Show."
"Oh, God! Don't even start! All my celeb friends!" Schumer joked, before adding, "She's the coolest chick you'll ever meet. She's beautiful."
The "Trainwreck" star, 34, then revealed how she ended up vacationing with the "Hunger Games" star, 24.
"Once a year I go away with all my girlfriends from high school. We went to the Hamptons because they wouldn't let us go back to Martha's Vineyard. No one would rent us a house because they heard about us," Schumer said, without elaborating why.
"So we go to the Hamptons, and Jennifer and I have become friends. I was like, 'Oh, we're going on a boat tour tomorrow. You should come.' It was kind of a hypothetical," Schumer said. "And she was like, 'I think I'm coming!' I was like, 'Oh, my God!'"
The best part, though, was seeing her friends' reactions, which Schumer actually filmed.
"They're like nurses and teachers, and I'm like, 'Jennifer Lawrence is coming on a boat with us tomorrow,'" Schumer recalled. "They're all screaming!"
So how did Schumer end up on the back of a jet ski with JLaw?
"We wound up going jet skiing and I was like, 'I'll drive! I've got this!' And she was like, 'No, I'm Hunger Games,'" Schumer explained.
A photo Schumer posted of the pair with the caption, "Jlaw #maniac," got close to 40,000 likes.

50 Cent Spends $5,000 a Month on Gardening and $1,000 a Month on Grooming, Court Documents Say

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Rapper 50 Cent spends $5,000 a month on "gardening," another $1,000 for grooming and $3,000 per month on his wardrobe, according to new filings in bankruptcy court.
The 40-year-old musician, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, revealed his monthly expenses and income in new documents filed Monday in Connecticut and obtained by ABC News.
According to the documents, 50 Cent has a monthly income of about $185,000, mostly from royalties and interest on his investments. But his monthly expenses total $108,000, including $67,000 a month to maintain his 50-room Farmington, Connecticut, mansion, which he valued at $8.25 million, the documents say.
The rapper-turned-actor filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last month after a jury in New York City ordered him to pay $7 million to Lastonia Leviston, who said he posted online a sex tape she made with a boyfriend. 50 Cent is currently appealing the ruling.
During testimony in the Leviston case, Jackson denied having a lavish lifestyle.
But the new bankruptcy filings show he owns seven cars, including a 2010 Rolls Royce and three Chevy Suburbans. The documents list a total of $24.8 million in assets and $32.5 million in liabilities.
In addition to thousands in legal fees, the rapper owes his stylist, Erin McSherry, $5,245.
The documents also show that he gives $14,600 per month to support two kids and a grandparent.
The "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" rapper, who appears in the movie "South Paw" opposite Jake Gyllenhaal, is due back in bankruptcy court Wednesday.
50 Cent's camp did not immediately respond to calls and emails for comment.

Why Gwyneth Paltrow Is Joining a Congressional Food Fight Over GMO Labeling

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Actresses Gwyneth Paltrow and her mother, Blythe Danner, took to Capitol Hill today to campaign against a bill that would prevent states from passing individual GMO-labeling laws.
Paltrow, who also runs lifestyle blog GOOP and has written cookbooks, said she was adding her voice to the bill’s opposition because she is a concerned mother, not an expert.
“My kids are normal American children and they eat everything everybody else eats,” she said in a speech in the Capitol building today along with Democratic Sens. Barbara Boxer of California,Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Jon Tester of Montana,
“I'm a home cook and I'm a cookbook author, and I'm a proponent of organic food and healthy food when I can, but we all eat genetically modified food. It's in the food supply.”
Paltrow, 42, acknowledged there are still open questions about how harmful to humans genetically modified organisms in food are, but that all consumers have a right to be able to know whether the products they buy contain them.
“Much the way I want to know if my food is farm-raised, or wild, or if my orange juice is fresh or from concentrate. I also believe I have the right, and we as Americans all have the right to know what's in our food,” she said.
The bill in question, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, or the “DARK Act,” as it’s called by opponents, would prevent states from mandating GMO labels, which proponents say would result in a patchwork of state-by-state regulations that could add costs to consumers.
It passed the House of Representatives in late July.
Paltrow was representing the “Just Label It!” campaign, a coalition of organic food companies seeking to defeat the bill in the Senate. She said a petition the group wrote had garnered 200,000 signatures in six days, and that they aim to have half a million by the time the congressional recess is over at the end of August.
“We would just love this information,” she said. “We think it's important as consumers and as mothers.”

First GOP Debate: How Republican Presidential Candidates Are Cramming for the Big Show

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The stage is set for Thursday’s GOP debate. Thetop 10 candidates will face off against each other at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans arena, where the Ohio GOP says tickets are harder to come by than the NBA finals.
The other seven second tier candidates will appear at a 5 p.m. forum. Whether the contenders are in prime-time or far from it, they are preparing for the spotlight. Well, that is everyone besidesDonald Trump, who plans to wing it, according to an adviser. Here’s a look at the cram sessions.
DONALD TRUMP: While most candidates spend weeks preparing for debates, Trump apparently has not. “Trump doesn’t rehearse,” a senior Trump adviser tells ABC News's Jon Karl. Trump’s team has provided him with memos on issues and expected lines of attacks, but there has been no formal debate prep. However, If Trump’s pre-debate conversations are any indication, don’t expect any controversial comments that we have seen so far on the campaign. The current GOP frontrunner said on “Good Morning America” today that he would “rather just discuss the issues” than engage in personal attacks. "If I’m attacked I have to, you know, do something back, but I’d like it to be very civil,” he said. He also tamped down expectations in Turnberry, Scotland last week, telling ABC News, “as far as preparing for debates, I am who I am...I never debated before. I’m not a debater.”
JEB BUSH: Bush, who has often described himself as a policy wonk, is also looking to stick to the issues. An adviser tells ABC News Bush has been “doing his homework,” reading press books and watching videos. He wants a “good solid debate,” the adviser says. His schedule the day of his debate, according to his campaign, will include a mass with his wife Columba, the gym, and “vigorous emailing.”
SCOTT WALKER: Scott Walker is relaxing. As he told Fox’s Megyn Kelly, he is home in Wisconsin with his wife and sons until Thursday, when he goes to the kickoff of the Wisconsin State Fair before boarding a flight to Cleveland. The New York Times has reported, however, that Walker is among the candidates with the most elaborate preparations for the debate. Over the past month, according to the Times, he has had advisers stand at podiums role-playing his opponents, and is preparing responses to possible attacks against him about abortion and illegal immigration.


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