It's a big day for Justin Bieber as the Canadian cutie turns the ripe old age of 18. Happy birthday, Justin! You're officially a man!
Elsewhere around the MTV universe, we've been celebrating by counting down his 18 best moments and charting his style evolution, but here at Hollywood Crush we have a special present for the now-adult...which also happens to involve girlfriend Selena Gomez!
We know from guest appearances on "CSI" and all those rumored film projects that Justin is something of a budding actor, so in honor of his big day, we've dreamed up three amazing movie pitches that should propel his on-screen career into the Hollywood stratosphere. And they all co-star a lovely leading lady: his girlfriend. Check out our ideas after the jump and leave your own in the comments below!
Nina Dobrev gives us a lot of FEELINGS, y'all. After all, we love her in "The Vampire Diaries"; we eagerly await her red-carpet appearances and we're psyched as all get-out to see her in "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"... all of which makes us feel that much guiltier about how very badly we want to raid her closet, take all her shoes and steal her beautiful blue-eyed boyfriend for ourselves. But not even a bad case of the seething envies would stop us from wishing her a fabulous birthday today—preferably one full of Funfetti cake, champagne and lots of shmexy smooching with Ian Somerhalder. (We'll just steal him tomorrow, instead.)
Nina is 23 today, and after the year she's had, no doubt she'll want to do some serious celebrating in one of the stylin' ensembles that have made her one of our favorite fashionistas on the Hollywood scene. But while we don't have any intel on Nina's (heh) birthday suit this year, there's no doubt that whatever she wears is going to be bloody fabulous. And to prove it, we're taking a look back at some of the gorgeous getups she's sported from 22 to 23.
by Emily Laurence
Our little Gabriella is all grown up! Vanessa Hudgens is 23 today, and we brainstormed a lot of ways to celebrate. We thought about turning our fave Zac Efron poster into a dartboard (but, c'mon, he's just too pretty to deface). We contemplated hosting a "High School Musical" sing-off. We even considered attempting to escape an insane asylum with our lingerie-clad friends. But birthdays aren’t about dwelling on the past. They’re about looking ahead, so we’re celebrating Vanessa’s big 2-3 by listing the top reasons why this year is going to be her best yet.
by Emily Laurence
It’s no secret that we heart Taylor Swift here at Hollywood Crush. A lot. We want to make arts and crafts and bake brownies with her. We want to smack any guy that breaks her little heart. We want to tag along on her dress shopping excursions. But right now, all we want to do is wish her a happy birthday.
"I’m so 22 right now!" Taylor tweeted to her nearly 10 million Twitter followers this morning. Oh Tay Tay, we hope today is like a fairy tale for you. To kick-start Taylor’s special day, here are 22 reasons why we love her!
Photo research generally isn't the most glamorous or exciting part of our jobs as your dutiful Hollywood Crush writers, but today is an exception. Because December 8 just so happens to be "Vampire Diaries" star Ian Somerhalder's birthday, and we'd definitely be remiss in commemorating his auspicious 33rd without a Willy Wonka-sized serving of eye candy for you. So happy birthday, Ian (and mazel tov to you Crushers as you enjoy the below flipbook!).
Ian took to Twitter yesterday to thank fans for their prolific (not to mention early!) well wishes, writing, "Thank you for all the birthday wishes- I feel the love. Really. Truly. Good night you amazing world." And if you're wondering how to celebrate his special day (besides gawking at our gallery and staging a "Vampire Diaries" marathon for the next 24 hours), Ian has one humble request.
Mazels are in order for Brit actor Jamie Campbell Bower, who turns 23 years old today. Happy birthday, Jamie!
The coming year is shaping up to be a big one for the star, who will not only finish off "The Twilight Saga" next November, but will also begin filming another hotly anticipated YA adaptation, "The Mortal Instruments." Jamie is set to star as snarky Shadowhunter Jace Wayland opposite Lily Collins' plucky Clary Fray, and we can hardly wait.
As such, we asked "TMI" author Cassandra Clare which rune (i.e. magical symbol) she'd gift Jamie for his big day.
Happy birthday, Josh Hutcherson, happy birthday to youuuu! Why yes: it is, indeed, the 19th birthday of one Joshua "Hot Bakerboy" Hutcherson, who will soon be taking his place in the elite club of Sexy Gentlemen Who Play Even Sexier Literary Characters On-Screen. In fact, we're pretty sure that by this time next year, Josh will be so famously famous for his role in "The Hunger Games" that October 12 will be declared a national holiday, the entire country will celebrate and we will all receive a day off from work AND free cake.
But today, at least, we'll have to bake one ourselves. So, in honor of Josh's upcoming role as Peeta Mellark, and the delightful day of his birth, we're going to party it up with a very special recipe for Panem Birthday Cake! (Note: May not produce edible results.)
Happy birthday to Tom Felton, my favorite "Harry Potter" star, and one of my favorite people in general. (Honestly, he is THE sweetest of sweet guys. He made me tea once!)
The lovable Englishman is 24 years old today, and coming off a big year career-wise. There's the history-making success of "Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, Part 2," the well-received "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," and his Best Villain and Choice Villain award wins at our MTV Movie Awards and the Teen Choice Awards.
Here at Hollywood Crush, we want nothing more than for him to have another great year, so here are our three birthday wishes for favorite Tom Felton:
by Lauren Zaremba
Today might be an ordinary Tuesday for most people, but for "Twilight" fans around the world, it’s a day of celebration. In addition to tonight’s "Breaking Dawn" trailer reveal (YAY!), Twilighters everywhere know that today is their favorite heroine’s birthday. Fans on Twitter are making good use of the hash tag #HappyBirthdayBella to celebrate, but here at Hollywood Crush we decided to commemorate the special occasion with a list of gift ideas for Mrs. Edward Cullen.
Check out our suggestions after the jump and weigh in with your own in the comments!
Balloons and a Panem-shaped birthday cake are in order for "The Hunger Games" star Jennifer Lawrence, who turns 21 today. Happy birthday, Jennifer!
The preceding year certainly was a banner one for the actress. Jennifer went from near-obscurity to critical acclaim in 2010's "Winter's Bone" to landing the much-coveted role of Katniss Everdeen in the film adaptation of Suzanne Collins' dystopian trilogy. Yet, even though Jennifer is basically a household name now, we bet there are a few things you don't know about the blond (sometimes brunette) beauty.
Keep reading after the jump for 21 trivia tidbits about the birthday girl, and click on the image above to see our flipbook of the gorgeous up-and-coming starlet.