The Social Climber: Sophia Loren Radiant at Cannes

Sophia Loren is Radiant at Cannes, Axl Rose Addresses Retirement Rumors

May 23, 2014— -- quicklist:1title: Sophia Loren is Radiant at Cannestext: Talk about Hollywood glamour.

The queen of Italian cinema, Sophia Loren, wowed the crowds at Cannes in a stunning appearance on the red carpet to premiere her new film, "The Human Voice," at the film festival this week. The 79-year-old also taught a two-hour "Master Class" and attended a screening of her 1964 Oscar-nominated film "Marriage Italian Style."

Loren was met with two five-minute standing ovations as the films were screened, according to Deadline. media:23839095

quicklist:2title: Axl Rose Addresses Retirement Rumorstext: Are the 'Roses retiring?!

That was the rumor circulating the web earlier this week when RadarOnline reported that Guns 'N Roses singer Axl Rose informed the band he was considering retirement. But Rose addressed the rumors on Facebook this week posting a message that he's "Not Going Anywhere" and noting that Guns N' Roses' fans "sure have a Radar for BS!" according to media:23839211

quicklist:3title: Caroline Wozniacki Talks Split from Rory McIlroytext: Caroline Wozniacki is having a difficult time coping with her broken engagement from Rory McIlroy.

McIlroy announced publicly on Wednesday that he had split from Wozniacki.

“It’s a hard time for me right now.Thanks for all the sweet messages!Happy I support Liverpool right now because I know I’ll never walk alone,” the tennis pro tweeted Thursday.

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quicklist:4title: Don Rickles Gets Roastedtext: It was Don Rickles' turn to take the jabs this time.

The famous insult comic was roasted by Spike TV for an upcoming special, "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles," which will air May 28. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler appeared at the roast, gently ribbing Rickles, according to Rolling Stone.

"So here we are because they thought it was important for Don to be honored by at least one woman — which apparently is what we count as," Poehler said on stage with Fey. media: 23839736

quicklist:5title: Skylar Astin Returning for Pitch Perfect 2text: The cast is getting back to together again.

Skylar Astin is reportedly signed on to reprise his role as Jesse in Pitch Perfect 2, the sequel to the hit comedy starring Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson. Both leading ladies, along with Brittany Snow and Adam DeVine are all signed on for the second installment, according to