starActress Cameron Diaz has decided to take a year hiatus from acting to enjoy some personal reflection time and become more involved in charity work. “I envision a full year off, just living life and having fun. It’s the best thing,” Diaz said in an interview in W magazine’s May issue. The 35-year-old didn’t name the charity she’ll be getting behind saying “they need time to organize themselves”, but we’re betting it’s something green-related.

starDo you like walking around naked in your home and feeling more in touch with your natural appearance? Cool, so does Kelly Clarkson. She even does it when reporters are in the house. I guess that’s one way to get the upper hand in an interview…

starLooking to accessorize that new bundle of joy in your life with some pre-owned celebrity baby swag? Johnson’s Celebrity Hand Me Down Auction is raising money for several U.S. charities by auctioning off baby gear from folks like Matt Damon and Julianne Moore. For more, jump here.

starBarbie is adding faux-fur to her wardrobe. The iconic line of dolls is getting a faux-fur chinchilla coat, courtesy of an exclusively branded Kimora Lee Simmons version. Said the model/designer, ” I want to show kids that synthetic fur can be fabulous, too. She’s everything a Barbie is supposed to be.”

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Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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