Happy Monday, y’all. If your weekend was as awesome as mine (read: not awesome), you’ll need some entertaining celeb goss to get you going this week. So here goes:
Leonardo DiCaprio announced this weekend during press for his documentary 11th Hour (which I’ve heard, ps, is not awesome, though I hope I misheard) that he arrived at Cannes via commercial jet and tries to fly commercially as much as possible. He also defended Gore’s travel-y lifestyle:
The way he travels and the way he lives his life should not be criticised. Don’t shoot the messenger.
I’ve listened to these attacks on Al Gore. We’re all doing the best we can. In the long term it’s about instilling [environmentally friendly principles] into governments and corporations so these things are part of our everyday lives.
In other news, you may have heard (or seen) that Ellen did a green episode last week (also known as the "Cameron Diaz nip-slip epi"). But I just realized Ellen’s also got a green section on her website, wherein she offers 20-some tips and asks viewers to "go green with Ellen." No word on how green Ellen actually is. (She recently chartered a 767 to tape a show during a flight from L.A. to N.Y., if that tells you anything.)
She has, however, asked celebs to sit in front of a horrible "leafy" background and offer tips of their own.
Lindsay Lohan says "buy a hybrid car" and Ryan Seacrest says "eat with your hands when you order takeout." It’s all very enlightening.
But I can’t hate on Ellen too much because she did link to Grist on her resources page. And also with the getting of the green message out to millions of people.