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Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Rock Blue Contacts, Scare The Beyeezus Out Of Us

Kanye West rocked some scary contact lenses during his performance on "SNL 40" Sunday night. He took to the stage to perform a medley of hits including "Jesus Walks, "Only One" and his new song "Wolves," featuring Sia and Vic Mensa -- but his eyes were what garnered the most attention.



Kim Kardashian decided to try out the bright blue lenses herself, posting a photo on Instagram shortly after her husband's performance:

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She also shared a picture of West rocking the contacts:

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Kardashian called West's "SNL" performance an "iconic moment" and posted snaps from the show and after-party:

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Vic x Kanye x Sia = Wolves SNL 40

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Party time excellent!!!!

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The Classic Hollywood Contact Sheets You Were Never Meant To See

Back in the 1950s and 1960s, contact sheets were the primary vehicles connecting icons of the silver screen like Marilyn Monroe and Jimmy Stewart with their adoring fans.

Movie studios enlisted photographers to snap candid shots with hand-held cameras using 35mm film backstage, capturing intimate glimpses of life behind the scenes to promote Hollywood's seminal films. The spontaneous stream of images came together as contact sheets, frame-by-frame archives of cinema in motion. The studio executives would handpick a few photos from the frames to print and sell to magazines, while the sheets themselves went unseen and forgotten... until now.

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Contact Sheet Of Grace Kelly and James Stewart in 'Rear Window'


In her book "Hollywood Frame by Frame," journalist Karina Longworth celebrates the long forgotten contact sheet, exploring the photographic relics as both documents of cinema history and artworks in themselves. "The contact sheets give us a fuller, and more fully narrative document of a moment than a still photograph that's been edited, cropped, and airbrushed could do alone," Longworth explained to Slate. Perusing the flow of similar yet not-quite-the-same images feels like swiping through Monroe's iPhone photos, getting an inside glimpse at the rejected candids that didn't quite make the Instagram upload.

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Marilyn Monroe Filming 'Bus Stop'


Through the contact sheets, fans could experience the vintage vision of films like "Julius Caesar" and "Rear Window" they were never intended to see. You can actually witness the editing process of the images, thanks to the scribbles and pen marks that mark the images the studios decided not to release to the public, or the stars themselves vetoed. The photographic grids offer insight into the editing process before the rise of digital images, containing within them a look at photography history, film history and glamorous Hollywood snapshots all at once.

Check out "Hollywood Frame by Frame: The Unseen Silver Screen in Contact Sheets, 1951-1997" for more images from films including Psycho, Dirty Harry, The Godfather and Taxi Driver.

Domhnall Gleeson Lost So Much Weight For ‘Unbroken’ That His Contacts Didn’t Fit

Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" is the story of Olympic long-distance runner and Air Force bombardier Louis Zamperini, and his struggles to survive as a prisoner of war during the last stages of World War II. But before that happens, "Unbroken" is also about three men lost at sea. On May 27, 1943, Zamperini's plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean leaving only a trio of survivors: Zamperini, Francis "Mac" McNamara and Russell Allen "Phil" Phillips, played respectively in the film by Jack O'Connell, Finn Wittrock and Domhnall Gleeson.

"It was a great experience. A tough one but a great one," Gleeson said of the raft sequences in a recent interview with HuffPost Entertainment. The 31-year-old actor lost what he previously called a "sizable amount of weight" for the role.

"Toward the end, getting toward the dehydration phase, I had to wear these contact lenses, because their eyes were red," Gleeson recalled. "My contact lenses stopped fitting my eyes, because I was so dehydrated and had lost so much weight that everything had changed. But we were still trying to screw them in there -- and you were hungry and overworked and physically and mentally exhausted -- so then it got to the place where it wasn't much fun. Angie reminded me of it. I had forgotten totally. I've shut out some of the experience."

Not that Gleeson thinks he had it too rough compared to what happened to Zamperini and Phillips, both of whom would survive for 47 days on the open ocean with nothing more than rain water and whatever fish they were able to catch as sustenance. (McNamara died on the raft after 33 days.)

"Every time you thought about complaining, you were like, 'What the hell am I saying?'" Gleeson joked. "You had to suck it up."

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Since playing Bill Weasley in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," Gleeson has put together a tremendous resume of varied film roles. This year alone, he featured in not just "Unbroken," but also "Frank," an indie rock comedy, and "Calvary," in which he co-starred opposite his father, actor Brendan Gleeson. Coming in 2015 are the dramas "Ex Machina" and "Brooklyn" plus a little something called "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Gleeson's role in "Episode VII" is of the top-secret variety, and while discussing plot details of director J.J. Abrams' film are strictly forbidden, he was able to weigh in on the recent teaser trailer.

"It just made me very excited," Gleeson said. "I felt like a kid again. I finished it with a big stupid smile plastered on my face. It was exactly the kind of feel that I was hoping the movie would have. If the movie feels the same way as the trailer, we're going to be in good shape."

But before heading to a galaxy far, far away, Gleeson will finish up work on Alejandro González Iñárritu's "The Revenant" with Tom Hardy and Leonardo DiCaprio in lead roles. It's another difficult survival story about men pushed to their limits. "We're pacing around the snowy mountains of Calgary, carrying packs and dead bodies," Gleeson said. "It's a pretty full-on movie, but it's great."

Having spent so much of the last year working on arduous projects like "Unbroken" and "The Revenant," does Gleeson long for the days of "About Time," the charming Richard Curtis romantic comedy that he led last year?

"I got to get Richard writing, man!" Gleeson said with a laugh. "That way I can go back to doing something full of joy, love and hope instead of suffering and trials and tribulations where I need a psychiatric evaluation after I'm done filming."

"Unbroken" is out Christmas Day.

Have Demi Moore’s Daughters Cut Off Contact With Her?

Reportedly Demi Moore's daughters have had enough.

According to the New York Daily News, Rumer, 24, Scout, 21, and Tallulah, 18 -- who are Moore's children with ex-husband Bruce Willis -- have decided to cut off all contact with her after her recent bizarre behavior at Miami's Art Basel.

Although the girls reconciled with their mom after her stint in rehab earlier this year, allegedly they are tired of 50-year-old Moore's crazy antics and partying ways.

“Rumer is really the one making the decision to do this as the oldest,” a source close to Rumer tells the Daily News, adding that as the girls started to get closer to their mom again, she scared them off with her wild lifestyle.

“Around the time Bruce’s wife Emma [Heming] had the baby, it was this scary sense of, ‘Demi went off her rocker again,’” says the source. (Willis and Heming welcomed their daughter Mabel Ray in April).

“Bruce is now very much out of the spotlight and the kids were very happy about that. They started feeling that Demi needs to stay home and be more of a mother," the insider explained. "She checked into rehab and they’d always been pushing for her to do that. [But] after Art Basel, she came out partying and dancing on tables again.”

The source also adds that Rumer was mortified after she found out her mom was dating 26-year-old Vito Schnabel, who runs in the same circles as she does. (Schnabel reportedly called off the romance last week).

“The kids are old enough to band together, Rumer being the ringleader,” the insider said. "The family is very much divided."

Have Demi Moore’s Daughters Cut Off Contact With Her?

Reportedly Demi Moore's daughters have had enough.

According to the New York Daily News, Rumer, 24, Scout, 21, and Tallulah, 18 -- who are Moore's children with ex-husband Bruce Willis -- have decided to cut off all contact with her after her recent bizarre behavior at Miami's Art Basel.

Although the girls reconciled with their mom after her stint in rehab earlier this year, allegedly they are tired of 50-year-old Moore's crazy antics and partying ways.

“Rumer is really the one making the decision to do this as the oldest,” a source close to Rumer tells the Daily News, adding that as the girls started to get closer to their mom again, she scared them off with her wild lifestyle.

“Around the time Bruce’s wife Emma [Heming] had the baby, it was this scary sense of, ‘Demi went off her rocker again,’” says the source. (Willis and Heming welcomed their daughter Mabel Ray in April).

“Bruce is now very much out of the spotlight and the kids were very happy about that. They started feeling that Demi needs to stay home and be more of a mother," the insider explained. "She checked into rehab and they’d always been pushing for her to do that. [But] after Art Basel, she came out partying and dancing on tables again.”

The source also adds that Rumer was mortified after she found out her mom was dating 26-year-old Vito Schnabel, who runs in the same circles as she does. (Schnabel reportedly called off the romance last week).

“The kids are old enough to band together, Rumer being the ringleader,” the insider said. "The family is very much divided."

‘Breaking Dawn’ Vampire Contacts ‘Kill’ Kristen Stewart

'That is one thing I can't wait to say goodbye to,' she tells MTV News.
By Kara Warner, with reporting by Josh Horowitz


Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in "Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1"
Photo: Summit Entertainment

The dedicated Kristen Stewart fans out there are likely very well aware that she wears colored contact lenses for her role as Bella Swan in the "Twilight" movies. And in "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2," Stewart dons the amber lenses her co-stars Robert Pattinson, Ashley Greene, Nikki Reed, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Jackson Rathbone and Kellan Lutz have been wearing for years as part of their official Cullen vampire clan costuming.

When MTV News caught up with Stewart recently, we asked about that experience and she revealed that, although she's experienced with contacts, her new vampire ones weren't much fun to wear.

"They are worse. The yellow ones sort of limit your vision even more, and so you feel a little bit more closed off," she said. "That is one thing I can't wait to say goodbye to, is the contacts. They just kill you. [They give you] dead face."

Pattinson recently told us he was delighted that his co-star had to suffer with the rest of them. "She's like, 'I wear contact lenses. Why do you always complain about yours?' " Pattinson said. "When she finally wore them and then was complaining about them every second of the day, it was kind of satisfying."

Stewart said the yellow lenses were totally worth the trouble, because she was so excited to play the vampire version of Bella.

"I've been waiting. To see her thrive anytime, it's — she's always so full of something that she knows, and it's like, at this point, you finally go, 'Oh, she was right,' and she can also go, 'OK, great, I'm not crazy, this was supposed to happen.' "

Stewart said Bella's previous feelings that she was different from others are validated in the final film. "The whole vampire thing, I wasn't excited to be white and all that; I was really more excited to finally get her there, because she wants it so bad."

Tonight, join MTV.com live from the "Breaking Dawn - Part 1" red-carpet premiere as we talk to your favorite stars about all things "Twilight"!

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Robert Pattinson Relishes Kristen Stewart’s Contact-Lens Discomfort

Stewart didn't understand why her co-star complained about his 'Twilight' vampire contacts until she had to wear her own.
By Kevin P. Sullivan, with reporting by Josh Horowitz


Robert Pattinson in "Breaking Dawn"
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Aside from ending what has been roughly five years of hard work and incredibly pale skin, "Breaking Dawn" brought a different type of satisfaction to Robert Pattinson. The end of the "Twilight Saga" meant that his co-star Kristen Stewart would finally understand the pain he's had to endure the entire time they've spent shooting the films.

It's not a great spoiler to say that Stewart's Bella will become a bloodthirsty, red-eyed vampire at some point during the two-part finale, whose first installment opens on November 18. This has been a long time coming for Bella, the fans and, it turns out, Pattinson.

Getting into character meant a change of eye color for Stewart and some vindication for her co-star. In the nicest way possible, Pattinson explained to MTV News' Josh Horowitz that knowing Stewart would have to experience the discomfort of his vampire contact lenses was "a great feeling."

Stewart had her own set of contacts to wear as the human version of Bella to turn her eyes brown, but those apparently did not hurt, unlike the gold contacts that Pattinson had worn since the beginning of the series. "She's like, 'I wear contact lenses. Why do you always complain about yours?' " Pattinson said.

When Stewart finally did change into her vampire eyes, Pattinson got what he had been waiting for. "When she finally wore them and then was complaining about them every second of the day," he admitted, "it was kind of satisfying."

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