Bold Face: In the News

Bold Face explores the cult of celebrity and the styles, trends and brands that stars show off in movies, at events and living their daily lives. To be considered for inclusion please contact senior editor, Deirdre Carroll.

While some celebrities hate being in the news, the three famous faces in this week’s Bold Face can actually credit much of their celebrity to their time spent in front of the “news” cameras…

Dev Patel appears as Neal Sampat on HBO’s The Newsroom, the political drama series that chronicles the behind-the-scenes events at the fictional Atlantis Cable News channel. Patel’s character is a writer and blogger at the station. Each episode of the show is built around a real, major news event from the recent past. The second season covers the period from August 2011 to November 2012 and touches on events such as Occupy Wall Street, Benghazi and the 2012 Election. Season 2 of The Newsroom premieres on July 14. Here Patel wears the Valentino V630S sun style from Marchon

Jenny McCarthy has her own talk show on VH1, she has written books about parenting and is an activist promoting research into environmental causes and alternative biomedical treatments for autism, not bad for a girl who got her start modeling for Playboy. Recently, McCarthy co-hosted The View for three days, where she is being considered as a full time personality on the round table, wearing the Alexander Daas Hayes ophthalmic style. In the past couple of weeks she has also worn the Hayes in several interviews including on The Katie Show with Katie Couric and on HuffPost Live interviewed by Marc Lamont Hill.

Jesse Jackson is no stranger to news television. A long time civil rights activist and Baptist minister, he was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as a shadow U.S. Senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997. Jackson was also the host of Both Sides with Jesse Jackson on CNN from 1992 to 2000. Recently, he’s been in the news again to offer his opinion on Paula Deen’s alleged racism scandal. Here he is celebrating happier matters at the 1st Annual Children Mending Hearts event on June 9 in Beverly Hills wearing the Shadow from Sama Eyewear.