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A Post-Carnival Tribute To Matthew McConaughey In Rio

Matthew McConaughey's pit stop in Rio last weekend for Carnival provided such hot paparazzi moments that it deserves to be remembered.


The View At The Fasano

Matthew McConaughey made his Brazilian fans happy by keeping his shirt off during most of his stay in Rio this Carnival. He was spotted on the balcony of his suite at the Fasano on Monday before leaving the country.



I think it is time for a picture of him with a Made In Brazil sign. (Image Source)

In The Country For Carnival

  • Mm022209 Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves landed in Rio this morning. They have already confirmed their presence at the Sambódromo tonight.
  • Rodrigo Santoro is also confirmed at the Sambódromo tonight.
  • Gisele Bündchen landed in Rio yesterday, and spent the day hanging out by the pool at the Copacabana Palace. She hit churrascaria Porcão for dinner last night.
  • Model Caroline Trentini skipped the shows in New York this week to get ready for Carnival in Rio. She will be making her debut at Marques do Sapucaí for samba school Grande Rio.
  • Sylvester Stallone is back in Rio until Tuesday, scouting locations for his movie The Expendables.
  • Vanity Fair's Michael Roberts is partying in Salvador before heading to Milan for the fall shows.
  • Photographer Mario Testino was expected to be in Rio, but had to cancel his trip because of the flu.

Carnival, Ricardo Tisci, Madonna, New York Fashion Week, And MJ

  • Matthew McConaughey and girlfriend Camila Alves will be back in Brazil for Carnival. The couple has confirmed their presence at the Sambadrome on Sunday, February 23. Kevin Spacey is also rumored to have confirmed his presence.
  • The Brazilian government will distribute 59 million free condoms during Carnival this year.
  • Givenchy's Ricardo Tisci is already confirmed to attend the spring shows in São Paulo in June.
  • Justin Timberlake graces the cover of the March issue of GQ.
  • Madonna will be involved in the Twilight sequel, New Moon. Guy Oseary is the executive producer to the movie.
  • My friend JD Ferguson has posted tons of backstage pictures at the New York shows on his blog. I wish I could get hot male models to shoot videos for me like he does.
  • Want to know what a remake of Dynasty would look like today? Check out pictures of the Marc Jacobs show last night. Every model had different hair and make up (by none other than Francois Nars), and the cast included Brazilians Raquel Zimmermann, Daiane Conterato, Bruna Tenório, and Aline Weber.


  • Make sure to also check out Jeremy Kost's pictures backstage at the Marc Jacobs show at Fashionista.
  • VMan and Ford Models are throwing an ice skating party tomorrow night at Chelsea Piers. Jonny Weir is scheduled for a special performance.

Major Hotness Factor At The 1st Annual Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival


Actors Rodrigo Santoro, Reynaldo Gianecchini, and Matthew McConaughey (accessorized with Brazilian girlfriend Camila Alves), attended the opening of the 1st Annual Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival at the Egyptian Theater last night. The three-day event will screen select feature and short films by leading Brazilian filmmakers, raising public awareness for the Brazilian culture.

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