Dolce and Gabbana issue no-apology apology

Stefano Gabbana, Domenico Dolce didn't mean to be judgmental when they criticized same-sex parents, IVF

Fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana are responding to the flap over their recent comments opposing in vitro fertilization and same-sex parents, saying they were just expressing their traditional values in an interview with Italian magazine Panorama, not being judgmental. The original comments prompted Elton John to call for a boycott of Dolce & Gabbana, a bandwagon quickly jumped on by celebrities including Al Roker, Courtney Love and "Glee" producer Ryan Murphy. [Huffington Post] 

French lawmakers are considering passing a law to prohibit hiring too-thin models, by which they mean those with a body mass index of less than 18. ("Normal" is considered 18.5 to 24.9 BMI -- for a person 5 feet 9 inches tall that translates to 124 to 168 pounds.) Violators could be fined and even sentenced to jail. [The Cut]

Photographer Steven Klein shot Rihanna frolicking at Versailles for an upcoming Dior advert-film, the fourth in its "Secret Garden" series. [WWD]

Jimmy Choo co-founder Tamara Mellon got engaged to Creative Artists Agency co-founder Michael Ovitz. [E!]

Sarah Hyland has traded in her long extensions for a shoulder-length asymmetrical bob. [People]

NBC is putting its talks about a Today gig for British royal sister-in-law Pippa Middleton on hold, Page Six reported. [PageSix]

In today's Kardashian news, Kanye West tweeted nude photos of his wife, Kim Kardashian, to congratulate her for acquiring 30 million Twitter followers. She tweeted about how cute it was that he did that. [Los Angeles Times]

Fashion designer Jennie Kayne has collaborated with Pottery Barn Kids on a collection of kids furniture, bedding, toys and more, the retailer announced on Tuesday. The wares are to be available beginning in June.


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