Sophie Monk
Australian actor and singer
Sophie Monk
Sophie Charlene Akland Monk is a London-born Australian pop singer, actress and model. Monk was a member of female pop group Bardot and released a solo album, Calendar Girl. She has appeared in films such as Date Movie and Click.
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Chris Pratt And Jennifer Lawrence Reveal The Most Adventurous Places They've Had Sex
Huffington Post - 2 months
People just can’t stop talking about Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence’s sex scene(s) in their new movie “Passengers.” During a recent interview with the two on Friday, Australian radio show hosts from “KIIS Summer Fling” brought up the scene as a way to ask the actors about their personal sex lives.  “What’s the most adventurous place you’ve had sex, either of you?” host Sophie Monk asked.  “Airplane,” Pratt answered, before throwing in a joke about the logistics of doing such a thing. “I hung from the ceiling by my feet, like a bat.”  Lawrence insisted that she was much more cautious about doing such a thing, telling the radio show “I don’t really have anything, I like being safe.”  The 26-year-old added, “That’s what really turns me on, feeling safe.” In order to deal with the sex scene in the movie ― her first “real” on-screen sex scene ever ― Lawrence revealed that she prepared for it by drinking lots of alcohol.  “I got really, really drunk. But then tha ...
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Sophie Monk files fresh complaint against fan
Calgary Sun - about 3 years
Australian actress Sophie Monk has filed a fresh complaint with police over allegations an obsessed fan has continued to contact her since harassment charges were filed against him last month. James McCabe, 30, was taken into custody Down Under in December and charged with harassing the Date Movie star through social media.
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Sophie Monk turns heads with her plumped up lips
Daily Mail (UK) - almost 4 years
Sophie Monk admitted two years ago that she 'regrets' succumbing to cosmetic surgery. But the results still loom large for the Australian actress, who was photographed in LA on Monday with her trout pout still looking decidedly plumped up.
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Sophie Monk slips into wet look leggings for Vegas flight
Daily Mail (UK) - about 4 years
Yesterday the 33-year-old arrived at McCarran International airport in Las Vegas squeezed into some rather tight trousers.
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Sophie Monk complains about looking like a porn star oversized glasses
Daily Mail (UK) - about 4 years
Had lunch in Los Angeles
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Chazz Palminteri returning to Broadway with new play
Yahoo News - over 4 years
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Chazz Palminteri is heading back to Broadway. The Oscar-nominated actor has written a new play, "Human," that is aiming for a Broadway debut in the 2013-14 season. Tony Award-winning director Jerry Zaks will stage the play, which will have a reading in New York on Friday with Palminteri, Oscar-winning actress Mira Sorvino, Evan Jonigkeit, Sophie Monk and Jeremy Shamos. No theater has yet been named. The dark comedy revolves around a chance encounter on a Central Park bench that thrusts two diametrically opposed men into the fight for their lives. ...
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Ray J and Sophie Monk Host Prince Reigns Product Launch Pictures
Monsters and Critics - almost 5 years
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Aussie out to find love on dating show The Choice
Byron Shire News - almost 5 years
AUSTRALIAN starlet Sophie Monk is one of the lovelorn celebrities putting themselves up for a night out with a lucky civilian on new dating show The Choice.
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Carmen Electra, Rob Kardashian, Pauly D To Star In New Dating Show
The Inquisitor - almost 5 years
Want to date a celebrity? A new dating show on Fox will give non-celebrities a chance to woo people like Carmen Electra, Rob Kardashian, and The Situation. The Daily Mail reports that new show, which will debut on June 7th, will feature six one-hour episodes. Each episode will feature four celebrities sitting in a spinning chair (a la The Voice) as the contestants try to woo them. The contestants will be eliminated until the celebrities have chosen their dates. The male celebrities looking for love on “The Choice” include Rob Kardashian, Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino, Pauly D, Warren Sapp,  Tyson Beckford, Joe Jonas, Dean Cain, Rocco DiSpirito, Romeo, Taylor Hicks. Finesse Mitchell, Jeremy Bloom, Jason Cook, Michael Catherwood, Seth Wescott, Parker Young, Ndamukong Suh, Dr. Robert Nettles, Rob Gronkowski and Steven Lopez Carmen Electra will be joined by Hope Dworaczyk, Rima Fakih, and Sophie Monk as the female celebrities.  Fox’s president of alternative programming Mike Da ...
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Ray J & Sophie Monk Get Sexy
HIP HOP Blog - almost 5 years
Reality Star Teams Up With Australian Actress 4:30PM ET May 3rd, 2012 Contributor : Erica Moore A Rocky Williform Company Ray J and Australian actress Sophie Monk got close and cozy in a new ad campaign for shaving Princreigns Ingrown Hair Serum. While the brand isn't available in the U.S. as of yet, its being aggressively marketed in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. The ads feature the twosome booed up in a pool. Ray J and Sophie will also be reportedly hosting a big bash for the brand in Las Vegas for the 2012 Billboard Awards. Quite the steamy, swirly campaign.
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Cut Copy And Tame Imapala Vie For Peta’s Sexiest Vegetarian
Pedestrian TV - almost 5 years
Dozens of Aussie celebs have been nominated in PETA’s annual search for the world’s sexiest vegetarian. Among them are noted Aussie vegos Lindsay ‘The Doctor” McDougall, Isabel Lucas and Andrew G as well as a few celebrities who we had no idea were vegetarian: Adalita, Abbie Cornish, Shuan Micallef, The Church’s Steve Kilbey, Sia, Portia de Rossi, Sophie Monk, Xavier Rudd (actually not that surprising), model Myf Shepherd, Missy Higgins, Marieke Hardy, Imogen Bailey, Deni Hines, Daniel Johns, Ash Grunwald and two members of Cut Copy (Tim Hooey and Mitchell Scott) and Tame Impala (Dominic Simper and Kevin Parker). This isn’t so much a call to vote as a chance for us to go “wow, we had no idea YOU were vegetarian”. I mean, Shuan Micallef? We didn’t see that one coming. The winner will be decided through four different categories: votes received, the celebrity’s commitment to vegetarianism, PETA’s assessment of their attractiveness, and the media-friendliness of their personality ...
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Sophie Monk sues over car crash
Byron Shire News - almost 5 years
SOPHIE Monk is reportedly suing the driver allegedly responsible for a 2010 car crash that left her temporarily in a wheelchair.
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Sophie Monk Bikini Pictures (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post
Google News - over 5 years
To reply to a Comment: Click "Reply" at the bottom of the comment; after being approved your comment will appear directly underneath the comment you replied to. She is gorgeous. I think they had some really good pics of her at celebritypeeks.com too
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My Life In Concerts, Or How I Realised I Loved Women With Guitars - Autostraddle
Google News - over 5 years
Some of my earliest memories of concerts include Australian manufactured 'Popstars' group Bardot, who I got to meet after the show- except I was such a lanky teenager, I had to duck down in front of Sophie Monk and Belinda Chapple so that they could be
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Sophie Monk leaves Kyle Sandilands' King Kyle company - NEWS.com.au (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Sophie Monk will now be managed by the man who represents Guy Sebastian. File picture Source: The Daily Telegraph "We are not managing anyone now but Kyle." THE talent management wing of Kyle Sandilands' King Kyle company has lost his last remaining
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Sophie Monk
    THIRTIES
  • 2015
    Age 35
    In December 2015, Monk released a cover of 'Drummer Boy'
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    On 28 October 2015, it was confirmed that Monk would be a new judge on Australia's Got Talent for its eighth season alongside Kelly Osbourne, Eddie Perfect and Ian "Dicko" Dickson
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    In 2015, Monk was added to the cast for the remake movie of Blood Feast.
    More Details Hide Details In 2013, Monk filled in for Fifi Box on Fifi and Jules whilst Box was on maternity leave. In December 2013, Sophie along with Jules Lund, Merrick Watts and Mel B were announced as the new hosts of the 2Day FM breakfast show replacing Kyle and Jackie O Show. In October 2014, Southern Cross Austereo announced that Jules, Merrick & Sophie on 2Day FM would be axed due to poor ratings throughout the year and replaced by The Dan & Maz Show. Since then, Sophie has been a regular fixture on KIIS 1065's Kyle and Jackie O Show and has hosted "The Summer Fling" breakfast show with Matty Acton on KIIS 1065 and KIIS 101.1.
  • 2014
    Age 34
    In 2014 she accepted an offer to be photographed for Playboy.
    More Details Hide Details The photos were posted exclusively for viewing on the magazine's website, Playboy Plus. Commenting about her pictorial Monk said, "Marilyn Monroe did Playboy. It's an iconic brand, and let's get real... You only live once and I don't plan on dieting forever... I miss pizza too much!" Film Television Music video
  • 2013
    Age 33
    In 2013, Monk revealed she recently had a stalker who wanted to kill her. "He thought he could hear me screaming in the corner of his hospital room and thought I wanted to die.
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  • 2012
    Age 32
    Monk is also well known for her modelling career. She has appeared in several commercials for Diet Vanilla Coke, Pepsi Max, LG Electronics, Coca-Cola and Expozay Swimwear. In 2012, she appeared in a billboard campaign for Angel Champagne on the famous La Cienega Boulevard in Hollywood.
    More Details Hide Details Monk has appeared on the cover of several men's magazines, including Maxim, FHM, Stuff and Ralph. In August 2008 and again in 2011, she was offered $1 million to pose for Playboy magazine, which she declined. Monk commented about the offer, "When I was younger I was like, 'I want to be on Playboy.' My mum was a Playmate, she was hot."
    In May 2012, Monk was announced to be one of the celebrities to have signed up for the FOX dating-show The Choice.
    More Details Hide Details The series is a spin-off to The Voice and sees celebrity judges sitting with their backs turned to a pool of "sexy singles" hoping to score a date with a celebrity. Celebrities such as Carmen Electra, Joe Jonas and Pauly D have appeared on the show. The series premiered on 7 June 2012. In April 2013, Monk was working on a sitcom with actor Sam Worthington. Monk talked about her struggles as an actress and revealed that she has produced five television pilots for major networks, but they haven't been picked up. "Shows that were meant to get the green light, didn't, and movies that were meant to be massive, weren't, but I just keep going and going," she said.
  • 2011
    Age 31
    She ranked at No. 96 in the Maxim Hot 100 List of 2011.
    More Details Hide Details She was No. 2 in FHM Sexiest Women List in 2003. In October 2007, Sophie began appearing in a campaign for PETA to promote people becoming vegetarian. "There's no doubt in my mind that going vegetarian has made me feel better not only physically but also because I learned about the suffering of animals who are raised and killed for food. I feel good knowing that I'm not contributing to that," Monk says.
    In January 2011, Monk announced her engagement to Jimmy Esebag.
    More Details Hide Details A few months later Monk announced on Chelsea Lately that she had separated from Esebag.
  • 2010
    Age 30
    In April 2010, Nine Network announced Monk would be a special guest presenter on the travel television program Getaway.
    More Details Hide Details Following her first appearance Nine announced Monk would continue appearing on the series in a recurring form from then on. As part of her role Monk has visited Hawaii, Las Vegas, Mexico.
    In February 2010, Monk was photographed in a wheelchair following a car crash in Los Angeles.
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    Monk filmed the pilot in January 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2008
    Age 28
    In September 2008, Monk announced she was developing her own reality television series titled Bigger Than Paris.
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    In September 2008, Dark Castle Entertainment announced Monk was cast in the slasher horror film The Hills Run Red.
    More Details Hide Details Filming began at the start of 2009 in Sofia, Bulgaria and premiered at UK Frightfest. The film was released straight-to-DVD in September 2009 to mixed reviews from critics with some praising Monk's performance.
    On 12 February 2008, it was announced by Monk's Sydney agent, Yoon Kim, that "Sophie and Benji have officially split.
    More Details Hide Details The decision was mutual and they remain amicable."
  • 2007
    Age 27
    In July 2007, Monk made her American television debut in the HBO Comedy series Entourage.
    More Details Hide Details That same year she appeared in the dark comedy Sex and Death 101. Monk starred in the Warner Premiere comedy film Spring Breakdown alongside Parker Posey and Amy Poehler. Filming took place in South Padre in 2006. Monk portrayed the role of the film's antagonist a bimbo sorority girl named Mason. The film underwent a long post-production period suffering distribution problems. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival to negative reviews. The film was released straight-to-DVD in June 2009.
  • 2006
    Age 26
    Monk started dating Benji Madden in 2006, but in January 2008, media outlets reported that the couple had split up.
    More Details Hide Details Monk had returned to Australia alone, almost a year to the day since Madden proposed.
  • 2005
    Age 25
    In 2005, Monk relocated to Los Angeles, California to pursue a career in acting.
    More Details Hide Details Monk quickly landed her break-out role in the spoof comedy film Date Movie.
  • 2004
    Age 24
    In 2004, Monk made her acting debut in a bit role on the Nine Network made-for-television film The Mystery of Natalie Wood portraying the role of Marilyn Monroe.
    More Details Hide Details That same year, Monk appeared in the music video Always by Pop Punk band Blink-182. Monk has had small roles in films such as Click, Murder World and Spring Break '83.
    In 2004, Monk parted ways with Warner Music Group.
    More Details Hide Details In June 2007, Monk recorded a cover of "Push It" by Hip-Hop trio Salt-n-Pepa. The cover was recorded to promote Biofit Bra by Pleasure State which she is a spokeswoman for and was produced by her then boyfriend Benji Madden. Monk performed the song at a Biofit Bra launch in Catalina, Rose Bay. A promotional video was filmed and premiered as part of the ad campaign.
  • 2003
    Age 23
    On 5 May 2003 Monk released her debut album Calendar Girl which peaked at No. 35 on the ARIA Albums Chart.
    More Details Hide Details The album received mixed reviews from critics with Monk co-writing four of the album's tracks. Following the release of the album Monk released her third and final single, "One Breath Away", which peaked at No. 23 on the ARIA Singles Chart.
  • 2002
    Age 22
    Monk performed the song at the 2002 The Footy Show Grand Finale to promote the single.
    More Details Hide Details The track peaked at No. 5 on the ARIA Singles Chart and went on to sell over 35,000 copies worldwide. Her next single, "Get the Music On", peaked at No. 10 on the ARIA Singles Chart.
    In 2002, Monk signed a recording contract with Warner Music Australia and started working on a solo album. The first single "Inside Outside" was released in October 2002 and was produced by Grammy Award winning music producer Rob Davis.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1999
    Age 19
    Monk's professional music career began in 1999 when she responded to an advertisement at the recommendation of her mother which requested girls with vocal and dance experience.
    More Details Hide Details The advertisement was for an Australian reality television series, Popstars, a TV talent show which aimed to create a successful new girl group. In one audition, she performed a rendition of Marilyn Monroe's famous "Happy Birthday, Mr. President", working on her previous experience as a Monroe impersonator. After numerous rounds of singing and dancing workshops, Monk was selected as a member of the group, which was named Bardot. Bardot became the first Australian act to debut at the No. 1 position with both its debut single, "Poison", and self-titled debut album. Further singles "I Should've Never Let You Go" and "These Days" followed and in August, the group embarked on its first national tour. Bardot performed at the 2000 ARIA Awards at which they were nominated in three categories. In July 2001, the group released "ASAP", the first single from their second album. Bardot now had more control over their music and image. The single peaked Top 5, as did follow-up single, "I Need Somebody", their most successful single since "Poison". The second album, Play It Like That debuted at No. 16, achieving gold status. Monk co-wrote the album track "Feel Right" with bandmate Sally Polihronas. In 2002, final single, "Love Will Find A Way" completed Bardot's string of consecutive Top 20 hits and the group embarked on its second national tour.
  • 1997
    Age 17
    She attended Somerset College, A. B. Paterson College and MacGregor State High School, where she graduated as school captain in 1997.
    More Details Hide Details She was trained in classical opera growing up. Following graduation, Monk worked as a Marilyn Monroe impersonator at Warner Bros. Movie World on the Gold Coast.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1979
    Born
    Born on December 14, 1979.
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