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Troian Bellisario Talks to the New Potato

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Troian Bellisario, New Potato
New Potato: From start to finish, what would be your ideal food day?

Troian Bellisario: An ideal food day would be a day in which I listened to my body: when I didn’t go too long without eating, overstuffed myself, freaked-out on a friend as a result of low blood sugar, and everything I ate left me feeling energized and clean. Doesn’t that sounds amazing? But it’s tough, making sure you eat well, regularly and consciously in today’s crazy world. I know I’m not the only one with a crazy schedule!

So, I guess to achieve this, I try to eat simple healthy whole foods; they don’t take a lot of prep and can be taken on the go. I love a thick greek yogurt in the morning with fruit and a nut butter. Sometimes on a Sunday, I will make a big batch of steel cut oats and then put it in the refrigerator. Then, each morning, you take a little bit with some almond milk and raisins or dates and heat it back up; it’s so easy to take it in a jar to work (with any toppings you like) and it’s warm and gives you energy for a long time. I’ll do the same thing on a Sunday with a big salad of kale with my favorites – avocado and sweet potato. I’ll make it on a Sunday with some lemon juice and leave it in the fridge and then make a dressing that I can add later. Usually for protein I’ll add boiled eggs or nuts and seeds. For dinner, I love sushi or a perfect piece of fish.

I know for some people this might sound like a boring day, or a day they have read about in some magazine in the nail salon like eight times, but when my life gets hectic usually food is the first thing I like to organize so that it doesn’t stress me out. If I have an audition and three meetings – and I have to make a flight after working all night – I can’t waste any mental energy by allowing myself to get to the point of hunger and then asking myself what I want to eat. Sometimes it is nice to just have all of that food prepared. I know it will sustain me and leave me feeling full and I can focus on other things.

But that is ideally, as in the perfection of health. I would also ideally love to have french toast and eggs every morning and then ice cream later.
Troian Bellisario, New Potato
New Potato: How do you practice beauty from the inside out?

Troian Bellisario: Listen to your body. I am horrible at this, but I’m trying to get better. I need to learn that when I have not gotten enough sleep, maybe I should not wake up and go on a run. Maybe it would be better for my body to get that extra hour of sleep. Maybe I don’t need that third cup of coffee, because I will not feel any more awake, I’ll just get shaky and hyper. Again, I am horrible at this, but I feel like the key to beauty and health is listening to your body and giving it what it needs, not always what you think it wants.
Troian Bellisario, New Potato
Troian Bellisario, New Potato
New Potato: What are your morning and nightly beauty routines?
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Lucy Hale Covers V Magazine

Lucy Hale, V MagazineLucy Hale covers V Magazine.

On doing a sexier photo shoot: “I was really excited to do something a lot more grown up and show a different side of me. The photographer is actually my trainer’s husband. We came up with this idea to do something really raw and a lot more grown up and edgier than I was used to doing. It was something for fun, and something just to experiment a little bit. When we saw the photos we were like, ‘Well, s–t,’ we need to do something with these! I look at these photos more as art than a photo shoot, because I’ve always felt really uncomfortable doing photo shoots. I’ve never felt like a model or anything. James just let me do my thing and caught me at the right moments. I wanted it to have a shock factor.”
Lucy Hale, V Magazine
On the different sides of her personality: “I’m a Gemini so I gotta do things a little differently. What a lot of people don’t know about me is that I do have two sides. I’m very professional and I’m very Type A when it comes to work, but I also have this pretty dark, almost provocative side to me as well. I’m just a petite girl with big eyes that looks really innocent, so they’d definitely be a little shocked to know certain things about me.” Continue reading

Shay Mitchell Featured In Galore

Shay Mitchell, GaloreShay Mitchell was featured in Galore where she was promoting her new book, Bliss: A Novel.

Here is the complete interview:

Pretty Little Liars is a phenomenon. Did you think it would attract such a stir when you first went in to read?
I’m not one to count my chickens before they hatch, but the books already had a huge fan base. Playing the character Emily Fields, who happens to be a lesbian, was both exciting and something that I feel is important. There seems to be a conversation around her character, a positive one, and I am happy to be that voice.

What’s the weirdest fan encounter you’ve had?
I was walking into a grocery store and someone jumped on my back – and I knew the second she yelled ‘it’s Emily Fields’, it was a fan. I guess being in someone’s living room once a week on the TV makes them feel a little TOO comfortable. Shay Mitchell, Galore Continue reading

Shay Mitchell Talks To Yahoo! Beauty

Shay MitchellShay Mitchell, one of the stars of Pretty Little Liars, talked to Yahoo! Beauty about her new clothing line and her blog, Amore + Vita.

Here is the full interview with Yahoo!:

Yahoo Beauty: How are you similar to your Pretty Little Liars character?

Shay Mitchell: I always say that Emily is a great, loyal friend, and I like to think I have that in common with her.

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Shay Mitchell & Paul Wesley Join the Cast of ‘Mother’s Day’

Shay MitchellShay Mitchell, one of the stars of Pretty Little Liars, and Paul Wesley, one of the stars of The Vampire Diaries, have joined the cast of Mother’s Day, the upcoming ensemble film from Gary Marshall, following up his previous films Valentine’s Day and New Year’s Eve, according to Deadline. Cast members returning from the previous Marshall films include Julia Roberts (Valentine’s Day) and Kate Hudson (Raising Helen). Other cast members announced include Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Britt Robertson, Timothy Olyphant, and Aasif Mandvi.
Paul Wesley, Vampire Diaries
Olyphant (Justified) will play the ex-husband of Aniston’s character. Mitchell will play his new wife, who is trying to be the perfect stepmom. Robertson will play a slightly neurotic new mother.

The film is scheduled to hit theaters on April 29, a week before Mother’s Day.

Shay Mitchell Launches Fitness Clothing Line

Shay Mitchell Debuts Amore & Vita

Ian Somerhalder & Paul Wesley Launch Charity T-Shirt Campaign

Paul Wesley Buys Los Angeles Home

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Ashley Benson Covers Fashion (Summer 2015)

Ashley BensonAshley Benson covers the Summer edition of Fashion, where she is promoting the upcoming season of her ABC Family television show, Pretty Little Liars.

On famous people dating each other: “I don’t think I would be able to date a high-profile actor the way Angelina Jolie has. Her and Brad [Pitt] have done a good job at keeping private, but I’m sure that takes work.”

On the red carpet: “I hate the red carpet. It’s nerve-racking. People are yelling at you and pictures are being taken at all angles. It is not a comfortable thing for a human to experience!”

On the film Spring Breakers: “My family hated the movie, but I told them, ‘There are going to be films that you are not going to want to support, but you don’t have to see those films.’ I wanted that challenge.”

On Jennifer Lawrence: “I think she’s the coolest person in the business. She’s breaking the mould of what Hollywood stars are supposed to act like. I look up to her so much. Actors should stop acting when the cameras are off.”

Ashley Benson Featured In Wonderland

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‘Vampire Diaries’ & ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Casts Try To Save Dogs From Death

Ian Somerhalder, Vampire DiariesComedian Ricky Gervais first brought attention to the Yulin Dog Meat Eating Festival, encouraging people to sign a petition to stop it. Cast members from The Vampire Diaries and Pretty Little Liars jumped on board, including Ian Somerhalder and Ashley Benson, encouraging their fans to sign the petition.

“Repost this please! I NEED YOU,” Somerhalder posted on his Instagram page. “Sign this NOW please! https://www.change.org/p/president-of-the-people-s-republic-of-china-sto… Stop the senseless and barbaric killing of dogs in the streets at the Yulin Dog meat Festival. Beaten, burned and skinned alive in the streets? Is this really happening!? Any Chinese Stars use your power and your voice! Everyone please raise your voice louder than the shrieks of these helpless animals being killed. I’m SO F**KING ANGRY ABOUT THIS. IS THIS THE WORLD WE LIVE IN? IS THIS WHAT OUR CHILDREN SHOULD SEE! RAISE YOUR VOICE AND TELL THE PRESIDENT OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA TO STOP THIS! THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY IS STANDING TOGETHER WITH THE PEOPLE IN CHINA TO STOP THIS. EXPRESS YOUR VOICE IN THE COMMENTS BELOW AFTER YOUVE SIGNED THIS PETITION. ILL BE LOOKING AT THEM TO TALK YOU ALL. LETS CHANGE THE LAW IN CHINA!”
Paul Wesley, Vampire Diaries
After Somerhalder posted his plea to fans, his co-star, Paul Wesley, tweeted a link to the petition at change.org. Ashley Benson also tweeted the link with the request to her fans: “Everyone sign this.” She followed that with another Tweet reading, “Help stop the Yulin Dog Meat Festival. This “Festival” will increase the abduction of strays and pets…” Her tweet was retweeted by the Humane Society.
Ashley Benson
Benson’s Pretty Little Liars co-star Shay Mitchell retweeted Benson’s link, then added, “The Yulin Dog Meat Festival is disgusting and heartless, and the public slaughter of dogs must be stopped. By signing this petition, you will be urging the President of China to permanently cancel this cruel festival, help save thousands of dogs from a painful death, and encourage the implementation of strict animal welfare laws to help deter this kind of horrific behavior. Please share this so we can put an end to this. https://www.change.org/p/mr-chen-wu-yulin-governor-please-shut-down-the-yulin-dog-meat-festival-in-guangxi-china PLEASE SHARE – THIS HAS TO STOP!”
Shay Mitchell
To sign the petition, go to: https://www.change.org/p/president-of-the-people-s-republic-of-china-stop-the-yulin-dog-meat-eating-festival

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Support World Water Day on March 22 With the Casts of Vampire Diaries & Pretty Little Liars

Paul Wesley, World Water Day, Vampire Diaries

Paul Wesley wears the limited edition blue bracelet.

 

World Water Day is coming up on March 22, and especially considering the water crisis occurring here in the United States, right in California, it is important to look at what each of us as an individual can do to help the water crisis.

Ashley Benson, World Water Day, Pretty Little Liars

Ashley Benson

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