Kermit the Frog on Staying Young, Vegetarianism, and Revealing a Dark Past (Video)

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The moment it went wrong.
The new Muppets movie, Muppets Most Wanted hit theaters this weekend. You'd better enjoy it (you will) because Kermit the Frog is probably going to take a little time away from the spotlight after our disaster of an interview with him.

Kermit is something of a hero to us here at New Times. It was from him, after all, that we learned that while it's okay to be naked most of the time, you should always put on at least a trench coat when interviewing people.

Maybe he taught us a little bit too much because our line of questioning took him to places he did not seem prepared to go. Watch what happened and then please forgive us. At least the Fraggles aren't ruined for you yet?

See also: Muppets Most Wanted Is a Great Caper

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MIFF 2014: Elsa & Fred Red Carpet with Anne Hathaway, Moonrise Kingdom Kid, and Director Michael Radford

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Stars mingled with their fans at this weekend's premiere of Elsa & Fred
The 2014 Miami International Film Festival is officially underway, and Cultist was there as familiar-looking people followed a red carpet into the Gusman Center downtown for the opening night screening of Elsa & Fred.

The film is an unconventional romance that in the words of its star, Shirley MacLaine, is about "older people who fall in love before they croak." It's an independent movie, so she and her romantic interest, Christopher Plummer, croak in a racially motivated shootout during a drug heist gone wrong. (Maybe? We didn't stick around for the film.)

More salty talk from MacLaine in a bit but first, if the cast and crew wanted to get inside, they had to face our stupid questions on the red carpet. Or, failing that, at least ignore our timid waves.

"Anne Hathaway! Anne? Anne, I think you dropped your keys?"

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Amy Poehler and Michelle Obama Are Besties, Parks and Recreation Comes to Miami

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All photos by Hannah Sentenac
Looks like Miami's new sister city is none other than Pawnee, Ind.

Yesterday, the 305 was home to Parks and Recreation IRL, as Amy Poehler and Michelle Obama took the stage at the NFL/YET Center at Gwen Cherry Park to announce some new additions to the first-lady's "Let's Move" kids' health initiative.

Miamians with their affinity for all things pork could certainly stand to take a cue from both Obama's efforts and from the enthusiasm of Leslie Knope, who's bound and determined to get Pawneeans to ditch 64-ounce sodas and paunch burgers.

Together, the duo waxed rhapsodic about healthy living and drew lots of laughs -- which is way more than most politicians can say. The celeb-studded appearance served to announce the addition of two new organizations to the lineup of #LetsMove supporters: the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

See also: Michelle Obama Stars in Heat's Most Epic Video Bombing Ever

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Posters Campaign for Small Boobs, Last Name Equality in Wynwood, Midtown

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Celebrity sightings were abound this weekend -- at least on paper. As you strolled Wynwood or shopped Midtown, you may have seen the likes of Zoe Saldana, Amy Adams, and Kate Hudson staring at you from posters recently plastered on the walls.

The tagline "Stay Small, My Friends" graced the bottom of the portraits, a spin on Dos Equis' "Most Interesting Man in the World" campaign. The work of artist group ReFemme, the Stay Small campaign spotlights famous females who have resisted societal pressure to get breast implants. Though they were just put up Sunday, some of the wheat-pasting posters have already been removed.

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Wildfox Model Beach Volleyball Tournament 2014: Sexy Bods, a Good Cause, Jamie Foxx (Video)

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Photo by George Martinez
This weekend, we lurched out from our usual nocturnal, bed-cave existence and hit the sprawling sands of South Beach to catch some rays and touch some abs at the 5th-Annual Wildfox Model Beach Volleyball tournament.

It was as good as you'd expect a free event featuring beautiful people playing competitive sports might be - and then some. Because models are charitable people, the weekend benefited not only our basic carnal urges, but also the Irie Foundation. Of course, DJ Irie was there, and he brought his friend Jamie Foxx with him.

Did you miss it? Don't freak out. We caught the whole thing on video.

See also: Wildfox Model Beach Volleyball 2014 79-Picture Slideshow

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That Awkward Moment's Michael B. Jordan and Miles Teller Talk Bro Code, Banging, and LeBron

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That Awkward Moment
So, that awkward moment when you get into an elevator with Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan at the Soho House on Miami Beach. Yeah, that happened. Let us tell you about it.

As two of the three stars of That Awkward Moment (in theaters today), the guys resemble your typical twenty-somethings. You know, hipster but hot, sipping on mimosas at 2 p.m., taking mirror pictures for Instagram, exchanging witty banter regarding one another's choice of outfit that day. Yeah, these guys are bros, and a bromance is obvious. That's why the chemistry in the film looks natural; because it is.

See also: That Awkward Moment, a Surprisingly Good Dude-Bro Version of Sex and the City

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George Clooney Loves Justin Bieber, and Eight Other Things We Learned From His Reddit AMA

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George Clooney's got a lot going on lately. His latest film, Gravity, is nominated for a whole slew of Oscars. His next, The Monuments Men, releases in theaters next month. He's also in filming for Brad Pitt's movie Tomorrowland, which according to the actor involves being suspended dozens of feet in the air from wires at all times. And because there's a philanthropist behind that weathered, foxy facade, he's also drumming up support for the Satellite Sentinel project, which "leverages satellite imagery to document evidence of crimes against humanity."

He took to Reddit yesterday to discuss it all. But the most interesting parts of his responses to Redditors' questions weren't about any of the above. They were about the things we all care about: celebrity antics, Quentin Tarantino, and Batman's nipples.

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Jay Z and Beyonce Reportedly Did Karaoke on South Beach, Crashed Fellow Singers' Party (PHOTOS)

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All photos courtesy of Sing Sing Miami
Surprise! It's me, Beyonce.
"Jay Z and Beyonce walked into a Miami karaoke bar..." No, it's not the beginning of a lame bar joke -- it's the beginning of the story of what actually went down at Sing Sing karaoke bar last night, according to the bar's owner.

On the night after baby Blue Ivy's second birthday, says Sing Sing owner Kellie Pilicer, the Carter-Knowles crew rolled up to Sing Sing Karaoke on South Beach in three black SUVs around midnight for an impromptu karaoke session with an entourage that included Destiny's Child's Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams.

See also: Jay Z and Beyonce Visit Wynwood, Chow Down at Joey's Italian Cafe

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Rob Kardashian Has Reportedly Been Hiding Out in Florida for Three Months

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via @RobKardashian/Twitter
Just when you thought Florida had enough problems, here's a new one for the new year: The Kardashians are back.

Well, one of them, anyway. Reports surfaced this week that Rob Kardashian, brother to the uber-famous trio of sisters including Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney, is now a Sunshine State resident.

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The Stars of Art Basel: Kanye, Lindsay Lohan, Diddy, Spacey and More (PHOTOS)

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You know how you spent the past week: the endless art fairs, the busy party schedule, the regrettable mornings waking up next to that guy who convinced your drunk ass he was Banksy the night before. But what was Art Basel like for the VIP set?

Judging from these pics, it was boozy, glam, and involved a ton of photo ops.

See also: Art Basel Miami Beach 2013: Winners and Losers

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