Has French actress Melanie Laurent snared Sexiest Man Alive Bradley Cooper?


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By Sarah Bull

Laurent were spotted on a date in Paris last night

He's one of Hollywood's most eligible bachelors after being voted the Sexiest Man Alive by America's People magazine two weeks ago.

But it looks like he may no longer be single after he was spotted out and about in Paris with French actress Melanie Laurent.

The 36-year-old actor, who is fluent in French, was spotted enjoying a romantic evening in the City of Lights with the Inglourious Basterds beauty, 28.

Something to smile about: Cooper and Laurent look pleased as they head to a waiting car

They met at the La Comédie de Champs Elysées theatre to watch the production of Job, Ou L'Errance De Juste, before retreating to his hotel for dinner.

The couple looked relaxed in each others company and stopped to chat to some fans outside the theatre before getting into a waiting car.

While Cooper looked casual in jeans and a shirt, Laurent was wrapped up for the cool autumn evening in a trench coat and woollen hat.

'I love women': Cooper insisted he was single in a recent interview

The actor been largely single since splitting from long-term girlfriend Renee Zellweger in March.

He was briefly linked to mother-of-two Jennifer Lopez in September, but whatever they had quickly fizzled out.

Meanwhile, it appears Cooper may be succumbing to a rapidly receding hairline

The actor's hair looked significantly less full than it did in thriller Limitless earlier this year, with what seemed to be a slight bald patch at the front.

Patient: Laurent waits as Cooper talks to a fan outside the theatre

Drawing attention: Cooper and Laurent's presence at the theatre was noticed by many

Cooper donned blue lens glasses with a jumper and jeans as he hit the shops on the Boulevard Saint Germain in the French capital.

However, when asked about his personal life in an interview with People earlier this month, Cooper insisted he is single.

He said: 'I'm a single 36-year-old male. I don't see myself as a ladies' man but I love women. Do you know what I'm saying?

Contrast: Cooper's hair looked significantly less full than it did in thriller Limitless earlier this year

Maturing looks: Cooper displayed his receding hairline earlier on Tuesday in Paris

'If you're a single man and you happen to be in this business, you're deemed a player. But I don't see myself as a ladies' man.'

Cooper spends a lot of time in France after spending a year there during an exchange programme as a student.

Glam: Laurent at the Los Angeles premiere of Inglourious Basterds last year


Daniel Craig brands the Kardashians 'f***ing idiots' for making careers out of their private lives


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By Sarah Bull

They have made millions from living their lives in the public eye thanks to their reality television shows.

But one person who is less than impressed by the Kardashian family is Daniel Craig, who launched an astonishing foul-mouthed rant at the brood, headed by Kim Kardashian, in a new interview with GQ magazine.

The James Bond star labelled the clan 'f***ing idiots' and criticised those who 'sell' themselves and then make demands about their private lives.

Rant: Daniel Craig has labelled the Kardashians 'f*****g idiots' for making a career out of their private lives

Craig, who managed to keep his marriage to Rachel Weisz under wraps in the summer, told the January edition of GQ magazine: 'I think there's a lot to be said for keeping your own counsel.

'It's not about being afraid to be public with your emotions or about who you are and what you stand for. But if you sell it off it's gone.

'You can't buy it back - you can't buy your privacy back. Ooh I want to be alone. F*** you. We've been in your living room. We were at your birth. You filmed it for us and showed us the placenta and now you want some privacy?

Screen stars: Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian have made millions from their reality television shows, including Keeping Up With The Kardashians and the current Kourtney And Kim Take New York

Referring to the Kardashians, Craig said: 'Look at the Kardashians, they're worth millions. I don't think they were that badly off to begin with but now look at them.

'You see that and you think "what, you mean all I have to do is behave like a f***ing idiot on television and then you'll pay me millions".

'I'm not judging it - well, I am obviously.'

Figuring it out: Craig said he is 'unsatisfied constantly' with his career and always trying to get it right

Loved up: Craig and wife Rachel Weisz managed to keep their wedding entirely secret this summer

Craig also spoke about his wedding to Weisz, and said that while they managed to keep it out of the spotlight, he doesn't feel victorious about the matter.

He said: 'We got away with it. We did it privately and I've got a lot of people to thank for that. But that was the point, we did it for private reasons.

'Because we didn't want it f*****d up, because that would be sharing a secret. And the whole point is that it was a secret. A secret is a secret in my mind.'

Refusing to go into any details about the ceremony, Craig added: 'Look, I'm in love.

I'm very happy. And that is as far as I'm prepared to go. Life is long, life goes wrong and I don't want to say something now that might be thrown back later.'

The 43-year-old, who is now working on the 23rd Bond film, Skyfall, can soon be seen in the English language remake of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.

But he says despite his lengthy and successful career, he is still not happy with how things stand.

He said: 'I'm definitely not satisfied about my career. I don't know how you can be, it's the very nature of things.

'I'm always trying to figure it out, and I'm kind of unsatisfied constantly. I always want to get it right and I don't know what the answer to it is.

'But I do know that it's out there and I do know it's worth looking for.'


Another Kardashian on the way! Kourtney announces she is pregnant with baby number two



By Andrea Magrath

Surprise! Kourtney Kardashian has revealed she is pregnant with her second child

Kourtney Kardashian is pregnant with baby number two.

The 32-year-old reality star has revealed that she is just nine weeks into her second pregnancy.

Kourtney and partner Scott Disick, 28, already have a son Mason, who turns two on December 14.

In a statement to E! Kardashian said: 'Scott and I are so excited to announce that we are expecting our second child and are thrilled to be expanding the love in our family.'

Kourtney first revealed the news to this week's issue of Us Weekly.

The older sibling of Kim and Khloé told how she woke partner Scott up at seven o'clock after taking a positive pregnancy test to share the news.

And Kourtney was so excited, she couldn't wait the traditional amount of time before sharing it with the world.

Announcement: The reality star broke the news on the cover of Us Weekly today

If it's meant to be...': Kourtney's partner Scott Disick, pictured on a date this week, says 'It wasn't like we weren't trying'

'Now I'm nine weeks along,' Kardashian tells the magazine. 'You're supposed to wait 12 weeks to tell people, but I feel confident.'

In an episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians in July, Kourtney was seen clashing with mother Kris Jenner after she mentioned that she and Scott were considering trying for another baby.

While their first child Mason was a happy surprise, the family matriarch is adamant that the couple should be married before thinking about expanding their family.

New sibling: The couple are already parents to adorable Mason, who turns two next month

In the episode, Kourtney is insistent that she will marry if and when she chooses, and admits the reason she is hesitant to walk down the aisle is because she doesn't want her children to go through a parents' divorce they way she did as a child.

Kourtney and Scott have broken up a number of times over Kourtney's disapproval of her partner's hard partying and anger issues.

During their stint in Miami last year, Kourtney ordered Disick to leave her and their son alone after he turned violent and smashed a mirror, telling him 'I love Mason more than I love you.'

Scott has since worked out his issues and has said he has no problem marrying his long-time love.

Feeling good: Kourtney, who is just nine weeks along, was in high spirits yesterday as she shopped in LA

He even proposed to an unimpressed Kourtney in the final episode of last season's Kourtney and Kim Take New York.

Turning down his offer of marriage during dinner on their four-and-a-half year anniversary in April, Kourtney asked, 'Things are so good right now, why would we want to change that?'

And headstrong Kourtney has clearly decided not to fulfill her mother's wishes to get married before falling pregnant again.

'It wasn't like we weren't trying,' Disick says. 'We kind of just said, "If it's meant to be, it'll be.'"

Growing brood: Mason's arrival in 2009 was a happy surprise for the couple, who have been together on and off for almost five years

Another member of the family who may not be thrilled over the news is Kourtney's sister Kim.

The 30-year-old, who recently separated from husband Kris Humphries after just 72 days, said in a magazine interview this week that she feels her dreams of children may be dashed.

‘At first I was like, I want six kids. Then I went down to four, then I was down to three, and now I'm like, maybe I won't have any.’

Defiant: Kourtney clashed with mother Kris Jenner earlier this year over not wanting to get married before having another baby

No marriage plans: Kourtney has said she has no plans to marry until she's sure her children won't have to go through a divorce the way she did

‘Maybe my fairy tale has a different ending than I dreamed it would.’

Younger sister Khloé, who married basketballer Lamar Odom in 2009, has also revealed that she is concerned about her difficulty in conceiving.

Speaking on The Today Show last month, the 27-year-old admitted: 'It's so hard. I never knew about ovulation and the limited amount of time that you have to get pregnant.

'I never knew about that. No-one ever taught me that.'

For the full interview, buy Us Weekly, on US newsstands today or visit UsWeekly.com

Baby race: Both of Kourtney's sisters Kim and Khloé have spoken publicly in recent weeks about their dreams of having children and fears it may not happen


'I feel like I'm not supposed to have kids': Kim Kardashian fears her baby dreams are over as she poses in bedroom shoot


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By Sarah Fitzmaurice

Girlie sleepover? While the covershoot might show Kim smiling the interview reveals she has realised she will not get what she wants in romance and believes she isn't meant to have children

She thought she had found her happy ever after, marrying Kris Humphries in the elaborate wedding day of her dreams in August.

But after just 72 days of marriage Kim Kardashian realised the relationship was over and filed for divorce.

Now, in a surprisingly frank interview with the U.S edition of Glamour magazine the 31-year-old reality star has revealed she believes her dreams of a family are unlikely to be realised.

Sweet dreams: Kim poses in a sleepover scene with her sisters but reveals: 'Maybe my fairy tale has a different ending than I dreamed it would'

In the January edition of the magazine Kim explained: ‘At first I was like, I want six kids. Then I went down to four, then I was down to three, and now I'm like, maybe I won't have any.’

Kim added: ‘Maybe my fairy tale has a different ending than I dreamed it would.’

The reality star, who appears on the cover of the magazine alongside her sisters Kourtney and Khloe, has an extremely negative forecast for her future, particularly when predicting her love life.

Happy New Year? Kim poses with her sisters Khloe and Kourtney for the cover shoot of the January issue of Glamour magazine, but the interview reveals her pain behind her smiles

She explained: ‘I believe in love and the dream of having a perfect relationship, but my idea of it has changed. I think I need to not live in a fairy tale like that.
I think I maybe need to just snap out of it and be a little more realistic.’

While her sister Khloe offered encouragement to the heartbroken TV star and told her: ‘I know you will get (love) again,’ Kim appeared downcast and replied: ‘What I want isn’t possible.’

Her own heartache will no doubt draw comparisons to the lives of her sisters, Khloe is happily married to husband Lamar Odom, Kourtney is getting on better than ever with her beau Scott Disick and the couple are dedicated to bringing up their adorable son Mason.

In the party mood? While Kim is pictured showing off her fabulous shape in a little black dress in a party scene her interviews shows she feels she has little to celebrate

Happy ever after: While Kim is heartbroken her sisters are happy in love with Kourtney with her beau and father of her child Scott Disick while Khloe is happily married to Lamar Odom

That leaves Kim, who is the middle daughter of Kris Jenner and the late Robert Kardashian, as the only single sister left of the trio.

Speaking about her role, the businesswoman, who has made no secret of her hope for a large family like her own said: ‘Maybe I'll just be a good aunt…At this moment in my life, I feel like maybe I'm not supposed to have kids and all that.’

While her interview might reveal her pain the pictures appear to show Kim welcoming in the New Year with plenty of hope.

Still holding on? Kim is seen with her huge engagement ring on her finger, indicating the pictures were taken before she filed for divorce on October 31

Mixing beats: Kim, Khloe and Kourtney are pictures partying around a DJ booth with Kim appearing to mix a track

Given that she is seen wearing the huge diamond engagement ring from Kris, it is likely the snaps were taken prior to her filing for divorce on October 31.

It is common for magazines to schedule different times for a photoshoot and a later date for the interview and these pictures might well bring back painful memories for Kim of happier times.

Kim is seen beaming with her sisters as the trio pose in their underwear holding a cake.

The sisters show off their famous curves in pink corsets by Playful Promises which they have teamed with black pants by Malia Mills.

What will the New Year bring? With Kim's marriage to Kris Humphries over the 2012 shoot poses the question will Kim find love next year?

Girls just want to have fun: It appears the sisters had a great time partying on the magazine shoot

In another shot Kim shows off her shape in a black Jovani dress getting into the party mood for the New Year.

She shows off her playful side taking to the DJ decks while her sisters laugh alongside her.

Kourtney looks anything but mumsy in a sexy purple Dolce and Gabbana bodysuit which she teams with a New York Hat Co. Top hat.

Khloe opts for an on-trend monochrome ensemble donning a black Sonia Rykiel sweater and a white Marc Jacobs skirt for the party.

Other scenes show the sisters enjoying a slumber party to welcome in the New Year Kim and Kourtney are wearing Enza Costa tank customized by Wildfox Couture with Kim keeping on brand with Kardashian Kollection briefs.

While Kim is clearly preoccupied with what her future may or may not hold fans of the Kardashian family were treated to their latest reality installment on Sunday with the first episode of the new Kourtney and Kim Take New York show.

Around 3.2million fans tuned in to watch the trials and tribulations and it has been revealed that Kris Humphries also tuned in to watch his relationship with Kim deteriorate on screen.

The NBA star is said to be horrified with the way he was portrayed on screen and viewers saw him passing wind near Kourtney's face and telling his wife Kim she ate too much wedding cake.

While it has been reported that Kris also tuned in to watch the show on Sunday a source close to the basketball star told MailOnline he knew what was coming because he had seen the show weeks ago.

The source said: 'Kris reacted like any normal newlywed husband would, when a new sister in law brings a naked yoga instructor into his home, has a screaming 2 year old outside his bedroom door, with in laws constantly fighting.'

'Any normal newly married couple would get a room down the hall, but it’s the Kourtney and Kim show with many more episodes to go, not the Kris and Kim show.'

They added: 'Kris is very excited that the lockout is over and looking forward to start playing basketball again and moving forward with his life.'


'It's not something I regret': Guy Ritchie opens up about his 'soap opera' marriage to Madonna


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By Laura Schreffler

No regrets: Guy Ritchie tells Details magazine he doesn't regret his marriage to Madonna

Being the Material Girl's husband may not have been easy for Guy Ritchie, but he doesn't regret his relationship with Madonna.

After three years of virtual silence, the 43-year-old director has finally opened up about his marriage to the Queen of Pop.

'I enjoyed my first marriage. It's definitely not something I regret,' Ritchie says in the new issue of Details magazine.

Although he clarifies that he experience was worthwhile because two of his children, biological son Rocco, 11, and adopted son David, 6, came out of it, he isn't entirely convincing.

'The experience was ultimately very positive. I love the kids that came out of it, and I could see no other route to take. But you move on, don't you?'

He expands on why his marriage to the 53-year-old singer didn't work out.

An experience: The Sherlock Holmes director says that his marriage to the Material Girl was a 'soap opera'

'I stepped into a soap opera, and I lived in it for quite a long time. I'll probably be more eloquent on it ten years from now,' he says.

At the end of the day, the Sherlock Holmes director says he learned a lot from Madonna.

'When you end up with a lot of the things you set out to chase and find that you've stumbled into all sorts of hollow victories, then you become deeply philosophical,' he said.

No regrets for a reason: Ritchie says that sons Rocco and David Banda (not pictured) were worth the pain

He added: 'I'm quite happy that that experience was accelerated for me. I'm glad I made money, in other words. And I'm glad I got married.'

He wed the superstar in a lavish 2000 ceremony at Skibo Castle in Scotland.

They announced their split in October of 2008; the divorce was finalised in January 2009.

The two have since moved on with other partners and each has a new child.

Moving on: The Sherlock Holmes director has a son with model girlfriend Jacqui Ainsley

The director and his new model girlfriend, Jacqui Ainsley, welcomed a baby boy in September.

Madonna is seeing toyboy Brahim Zaibat, who, at 24, is less than half her age.

Since splitting from her second husband - she was previously married to Sean Penn - Madonna adopted daughter Mercy James from Malawi in June 2009.

She is also the mother of 15-year-old Lourdes Leon, her daughter with Cuban personal trainer Carlos Leon.

Madonna's new man: The singer is dating 24-year-old Brahim Zaibat


'I bought him silk boxers to get into character!' Miranda Kerr reveals how she gets husband Orlando Bloom in the mood



By Daily Mail Reporter

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Biker chic: Miranda Kerr does her best Olivia Newton John impression in leather trousers during interview on The Chelsea Lately Show

With a Victoria's Secret model for a wife, you'd think Orlando Bloom would be permanently in the mood for love.

But Miranda Kerr has revealed she bought the Lord Of the Rings actor silk boxer shorts to 'get him into character'.

The slender mother-of-one made her confession while filming an episode of The Chelsea Lately Show in LA.

Ever the professional, she later emerged from the studios in an all-black ensemble, treating the sidewalk as her runway.

Strutting along in leather trousers, Kerr, 28, bore a resemblance to Katie Holmes as waves of brunette hair tumbled over her shoulders.

The Australian model added a splash of colour with burgundy lipstick, but otherwise opted for midnight shades with a black vest top and heels.

Before the interview, Handler gushed about Kerr's post-pregnancy body, with both girls complimenting each other on how fabulous they looked.

Where's Tom? Miranda bared a strong resemblance to Katie Holmes as she was pictured in LA

Miranda then confessed her husband has a soft spot for the comedienne.

She said: 'I was speaking to Orlando and he was like, "She's just so hot!" He loves you.'

Chelsea then reminisced about a former interview with the English actor, who appeared on her show a few weeks prior to his wife and confessed on air that he wears blue silk boxer shorts.

Kerr replied: 'Well he had to get into character so I bought him these silk boxer shorts and it kind of helped.'

Spicing up the bedroom: Miranda bought husband Orlando a pair of silk boxer shorts for the bedroom

When she was asked, 'Character for what?', the brunette beauty blushed, answering: 'For, you know, us. I don't want to tell you what he bought me.'

Speaking of her son Flynn, who was born in January, Miranda said: 'He's such a cutie.

'(During an outing) I was pulling the scarf over to cover him from the paparazzi, and he was pulling it down, like, "Hey guys! Here I am."'

The ladies also discussed Kerr's decision to have a natural birth.

Playful: During an outing in NYC earlier this month, Flynn rejected his mother's attempts at covering him from the paparazzi by pushing away the scarf

Miranda added: 'I was so determined to have a natural childbirth. Now I can much more easily handle a paper cut.'

She also joked that while she went without an epidural, Orlando wanted one for himself.

Kerr was promoting the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in which she wore a $2.5million bra, which airs tonight on CBS in America.

Catwalk beauty: Miranda wore a $2.5m bra at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in NYC, which will broadcast tonight in the US


Who are you calling fat? Kim Kardashian strikes back after weight jibes



By Sarah Fitzmaurice

Fighting back: Kim Kardashian is releasing her work-out DVD, which is already available in the U.S., in Britain

Kris Humphries is said to have branded her 'fat ass' during their short lived marriage, but now Kim Kardashian is fighting back.

The reality TV star, who is never one to miss a business opportunity, is planning to cash in on the all the weight drama.

The 31-year-old is releasing her work-out DVD Ultimate Butt Body Sculpt in the UK just after Christmas.

The video, which is already available in the U.S., shows Kim in a cut away low cut black top, with black leggings and a thick waistbelt around her middle.

To top it off the TV star has also donned a pair of fingerless leather gloves.

Not only has Kim gone the extra mile with her workout wear, she has also donned a full face of makeup for the exercise session.

Unusual ensemble: The star is dressed in a cut away low cut black top, with black leggings and a thick waist-belt around her middle

Time for a stretch: Kim also wore a full face of makeup for the exercise session and had her hair coiffed into lovely curls around her shoulders

Kim is seen lifting some tiny dumbbells and she is also seen stretching on a step.

The DVD, which was made in conjunction with Kardashian-endorsed weight-loss supplement Quick Trim in 2009, will be released in the UK on December 26.

The decision to promote the video comes after Kris, whom Kim filed for divorce from on October 31, made derogatory comments about the star's shape.

During last night's premiere episode of Kourtney and Kim Take New York, he was shown struggling to lift her up.

Lingerie on show: In another shot Kim is seen stretching show off her cleavage in a pink bra

'God, you ate a lot of wedding cake,' he said, before the pair come crashing down onto the bed.

During the show, Kim participated in a yoga session taken by a naked male instructor.

The class left Kris fuming and he ultimately decided to move out of their New York hotel, which they were sharing with her sister Kourtney and her family.

Getting heavy:Kris is seen joking with Kim about her weight and told her she had eaten too much wedding cake

He concluded: 'Mason's playpen five yards from my room. Naked yoga dudes. I think I am going to go to Minnesota and get ready for the season and just train and stuff.'

Kim replies: 'I don't really know what to say. I just don't really get it, we're going to live separate and stuff.'

Kris tried to reassure her: 'I love you - just don't get upset with me.'

The series, filmed before the couple split, will chart their doomed relationship.

While there has been an online petition to get the Kardashians off the air it appears fans are as keen as ever to keep up with the family.

Kourtney and Kim take New York managed to pull in 3.2million viewers last night.

Although shy of the 4.4million who tuned in to watch Kim's fairytale wedding the second series of KKTNY pulled in more viewers than the first.

Angry: Kris didn't appreciate the alternative workout that Kim enjoyed and told her he was moving out


Revealed: Bella Swan's stunning $35,000 Twilight wedding dress unveiled (and doesn't it look familiar)


By Donna Mcconnell and Holly Thomas

Bridal beauty: The design of Bella Swan's wedding dress as worn by Kristen Stewart in Breaking Dawn: Part 1 has been the subject of fevered speculation for months

The Duchess of Cambridge's wedding gown wasn't alone in causing widespread anticipation this year.

In fact, Bella Swan - the fictional star of the Twilight movie series ran her a close second as fans of the money-spinning franchise clamoured for information about the design of her dress.

Now newly released images from the box-office smash show Bella's Carolina Herrara dress in all its glory.

And it appears to have taken a little inspiration from a familiar quarter.

Look familiar? The buttons on Bella Swan's gown are very similar to those on the maid of honour gown worn by Pippa Middleton for the Royal Wedding in April

Bella (Kristen Stewart) is seen with husband Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) in the stunning custom fit gown which is made out of crepe satin and French Chantilly lace.

And from behind the Carolina Herrara designed dress is studded with buttons from the neckline to the hemline - 152 - in total, in a remarkably similar style to Pippa Middleton's now famous maid of honour dress.

The rear of the dress features a sheer panel with delicate scrolled embroidery and was designed by Carolina to be a 'romantic' surprise.

Stephenie Meyer and Breaking Dawn director Bill Condon selected the final design out of ten sketches that Carolina submitted.

The handmade creation- which was custom fit for Kristen Stewart, took Ms Herrera and four seamstresses six months to complete.

Extra treat: The back of Bella's dress was designed especially as a romantic surprise

Made out of crepe satin and French Chantilly lace, 152 buttons line the back of the dress, with 17 additional buttons on each sleeve.

The estimated value of Bella's wedding dress is $35,000, a similar amount to Pippa's gown, rumoured to have cost around £20,000.

Ms Herrera plans to include the design for Bella's dress in her 2012 collection, to be available at her CHNY boutiques next year.

The bridal dress company Alfred Angelo will be selling a replica of the dress in select stores, priced at $799.

In the penultimate film in the series Robert Pattinson's character Edward Cullen finally ties the knot with Bella, played by 21-year-old Kristen Stewart.

For months the wedding costume has been shrouded in secrecy, with Zac Posen swiftly denying rumours that he was the designer prior to the film's release.

The name of the designer was leaked on-line by the Santa Monica based film studio, Summit.

The message read: 'On November 18, see Bella’s Carolina Herrera-designed wedding dress in #BreakingDawnPart1!'

Fans immediately commented on the news which has been hotly anticipated for months.
LubaMatveeva said: 'I really can't wait for breaking dawn!I think that dress will be beautiful like Bella!'

In her 30-year career Herrera, 72, has dressed everyone from Oprah Winfrey to Blake Lively and her label was Jackie Onassis's favourite.

She was bridal designer of choice for Renee Zellweger and Christina Hendricks and outside the U.S. her brand is synonymous with its array of fragrances.

Cast and crew took ample measures to ensure that nothing was leaked during filming using swathes of tarpaulin and armed police, however stills of the couple consummating their marriage were posted on-line.

Author of the Twilight saga, Stephanie Meyer issued a statement requesting to stop posting photos and to wait for the films.

She wrote: 'Please, for those who are posting, stop. And please, though the temptation is high, don’t view or pass on these images. Wait for the film in its beautiful, finished entirety to thrill you.'

Fine detail: Made out of crepe satin and French Chantilly lace, 152 buttons line the back of Bella's dress, with 17 additional buttons on each sleeve

The Venezualan-born, New York-based designer was a socialite before making her name in fashion launching her label in 1981.

She now has boutiques around the world, as well as a bridal line and a lifestyle brand, CH Carolina Herrera and says that she is inspired by real-life encounters as opposed to trends.

Based on the four Twilight series novels by the U.S. author Stephenie Meyer the final book Breaking Dawn has been split into two films, the first of which was released this month, with the second due out on November 16, 2012.

Extreme measures: Cast and crew ensured that nothing was leaked during filming using swathes of tarpaulin and armed police