Blog Posts by Kathleen Perricone

  • Anne Hathaway Apologizes to Good Friend Valentino for ‘Difficult’ Oscar Dress Snub

    Hathaway and Valentino in September. (Rabbani and Solimene Photography/WireImage)Anne Hathaway is apologizing for what she wore to the Oscars ... but not because it was widely panned.

    The Best Supporting Actress winner explained on Tuesday that the pale pink Prada gown with the unfortunately placed darts was not her first choice. Instead, a Valentino with embroidered tulle illusion and a high neck was going to be her pick -- until the night before the big ceremony.

    [ Related: Oscars Red Carpet Report Card 2013 ]

    "It came to my attention late Saturday night that there would be a dress worn to the Oscars that is remarkably similar to the Valentino I had intended to wear, and so I decided it was best for all involved to change my plans," the "Les Misérables" star -- who has been good friends with Valentino Garavani for years and even wore his design for her September 2012 wedding -- tells People magazine. "Though I love the dress I did wear, it was a difficult last minute decision as I had so looked forward to wearing Valentino in honor of the deep and meaningful relationship I have enjoyed with the house and with Valentino himself. I deeply regret any disappointment caused."

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