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He won an Oscar for “No Country for Old Men” but he does not care about that. What is important for him is that he won the heart of his soul mate. In an interview with GQ Magazine, the Skyfall star talks about his craft and more importantly, his wife. “I’m happily married. I breathe and stay in peace. I truly thank whoever’s up there for giving me the opportunity to be loved,” says Bardem.
Bardem may be an award-winning actor but he claims that he does not watch his movies. He loves playing this or that character but he does not want to see it played before his eyes. “I can’t even watch that …nose, that…voice, those ridiculous eyes. I can’t handle that.” he shared with GQ.
Spanish Power Couple
The Spanish Star
At the photo call for the inauguration of Penelope Cruz’s star at the Madrid’s Walk of Fame, the star arrives in a stunning one-shoulder brown dress with her hair down. She is escorted by her real life partner Javier Bardem. Hailed as the most famous Spanish couple ever, they walk arm in arm as Penelope accepts her star at the Walk of Fame in their homeland’s capital, Madrid.
The trailer of Penelope Cruz’s latest movie, Twice Born is one of the sexiest trailers of the year ever. Though it must be noted that the film is not in anyway all-skin and shallow.
The story revolves around war torn lovers in during the Balkan Conflict. Penelope’s character returns to Sarajevo together with her teenage son. In her return, she is confronted by the memories of the past. She also gets ot reunite with her old flame.
Twice Born Movie Poster
The first Spanish actress to win an Academy award is now the latest ambassadress of Lancome for its iconic fragrance, Tresor. While the brand manager says Tresor is an homage for women. Penelope says the scent is more like an homage for love. “It’s also an homage to love, the way all these women have been photographed over the years.”, Cruz says.
Penelope poses for Lancome
If there is one thing that you’ll never see Penelope Cruz wear, that would be fur. That is because of her commitment with PETA. She may wear big names in the design world in the red carpet, she may wear casual clothes on set and in real life but she would rather die than wear something as hideous as that of an animal fur.
Penelope giving fur a cold shoulder
Helping people in the third world may be the trend in Hollywood these days but skeptics about the act of kindness by celebrity agree in the effect that these famous people make on the lives of those in need.
Take the case of Penelope Cruz’s charity work at the Pacific Lodge Boy’s Home. This place is where gang members go to for rehabilitation. Penelope discovered this place as Matthew MacConaughey as they used to go out years ago.
Other than that, Penelope has also had experience in working with Mother Teresa. “To spend a week with Mother Teresa? I was more excited to do that than to get the greatest movie. When you are there, you feel more useful than at any time in your life.”, she shares.
The stunningly beautiful Penelope
From Jamon Jamon to Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Penelope Cruz is undeniably one of the hottest queens in the silver screen. In this photo, Cruz is wearing a Patricia Underwood headgear and a Mikomoto Pearl Necklace.
For someone as hot as Penelope Cruz, getting into the annual list of sexiest women all over the world is as easy as pie. Take the case of Ask.Men’s latest survey where Penelope is currently at the 49th rank. For some her effect is tantalizing, for others its electrifying and for Woody Allen, he claims to find Penelope overwhelming as he says that he does not look directly at her.
As for Penelope Cruz’s take on sexyness, “ You have to remove the tight dress to eat a Double Double monster cheeseburger with everything on it.”
Sexyness and Sultriness Personified
Penelope Cruz with cast mates in Twice Born at the TIFF
Penelope Cruz is spotted wearing an Emilio Pucci ensemble at the photo call of her latest project with Emile Hirsh. The event took place in TIFF Bell Light Box at Toronto, Canada. The cast of the film, Twice Born arrives in matching colors. Penelope is wearing a blue blazer and a black pants. The rest of the cast arrives in different shades of blue, black, white and grey as well.
When asked about her movie, Penelope says “I knew the book [Twice Born] two years before I became a mother and really connected with it and understood this woman, even if I had never been in the situations she had been in.”. The character she portrays is that of a mother to a teenage son who she takes back to the place where his father dies.
Penelope Cruz and sister Monica joins the list of celebrities like Kim Catrall, Beyonce and Robin Williams in teaming up with Nintendo for its ads.
The Cruz sister’s sibling rivalry starts and ends in Nintendo as they tend to outsmart and outscore each other in the games that they play. Penelope admits that she enjoys and take the games seriously as she usually finds herself immersed in the game as her goal is to play and score better that her sister.
Elegant in her black ensemble
Other than acting, dressing up is one of the things that Penelope Cruz do best. Take the case of her Che Tempo Che Fa appearance attire at Milan, Italy on November 4.
The Spanish hottie is spotted wearing a Dolce and Gabbana top and pants. Elegance is the best word that describes her look as she wears a huge pieces of gold jewelry on her all black attire. With her hair down and her make up complimenting her greatest facial features, Penelope is the apple of the press’ eyes as she chats with Fabio Fazio and Sergio Castellitto.
Prim and Proper Penelope at the Campari Calendar Launch
November 13 marked the release of the limited edition Penelope Cruz calendars for Campari. The calender will be distributed to friends of Campari features the sexy Spanish senorita in all shades of red.
In the event, Penelope Cruz arrived in a grey and black skirt and blazer ensemble by Armani, black shoes from Casadei and red Chopard jewelry to match her red lipstick. While she may look all covered up for the event, her face and her locks give her the unmistakable aura of sultriness.
Campari CEO Bob Kunzr Concewits and the man behind the camera that took the photos for the 2012 Campari Calendar Kristian Schuller was als present for the launching event.
Penelope staring sexily while holding a cup of coffee
Endorsements deals seem to overflow Penelope Cruz’s cup these days as she is seen launching products here and there.
For instance her smoking hot Campari calendar was just launched a few weeks ago and now, she is up to something again. Apparently Penelope is out to stimulate the senses as she takes on the footsteps of George Clooney in being the latest Nespresso spokesperson.
In her first promo shots, she is seen wearing a form fitting lacy purple dress holding a cup and looking nowhere pensively. Yes, only Penelope can make staring blankly seem and look so sexy.
Considering the fact that Penelope seem to be taking her motherhood seriously, its probably with the help of Nespresso that she is able to juggle her several worlds: mother, actress, designer, wife effectively.