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  • Porn Actress Tells Charlie Sheen, ‘I’m Pregnant’

    02/13/2011 4:28:01 PM PST · by OldDeckHand · 54 replies
    Fox/Dallas ^ | 02/13/2011 | Staff
    LOS ANGELES -- Kacey Jordan, the porn actress who partied with actor Charlie Sheen just before he was hospitalized for severe abdominal pain and subsequently entered rehab, text messaged the "Two and a Half Men" star to tell him she is pregnant, TMZ reported Sunday. Jordan sent Sheen a text message Saturday that read, "Charlie, I'm so sorry how things turned out, I want u to know something before it hits the press..I'm pregnant." She said she does not believe the baby is Sheen's. According to TMZ, she said she used birth control when she was with Sheen but was...
  • Is Queen Rania the Next Target of Middle Eastern Violence?

    02/11/2011 12:53:11 PM PST · by robowombat · 29 replies · 3+ views
    The Stir Blog ^ | February 9, 2011 | Sasha Brown-Worsham
    Is Queen Rania the Next Target of Middle Eastern Violence? Posted by Sasha Brown-Worsham on February 9, 2011 at 1:25 PM Comments (4)| Likes (5) Share 18 Queen Rania of Jordan is undoubtedly an international celebrity. Most of this is due to her marked beauty and taste for fine things. But her lavish lifestyle may soon come to end as Jordan is showing some signs that it could be the next Egypt or Tunisia. Recent revolts, like the ones that took out Tunisia's Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and currently threaten Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak, have been played out on...
  • (Jackie Chan): My Visit to the White House

    01/20/2011 2:04:27 PM PST · by a fool in paradise · 33 replies · 1+ views
    JackieChan.Com ^ | 1-20-2011 | Jackie Chan
    When I had a chance, I took a look at some of the beautiful rooms in the White House; I was so excited just to be there. When I looked around, I could feel all the history of the place and I felt like I was having flashbacks into history just by being in these rooms. It was thrilling! When I met President Obama, he shook my hand and told me that he was a big fan of mine. Wow! This made me feel so humbled and honored. I was practically speechless and just mumbled to him that it was...
  • Do Celebrity Endorsements Really Work?

    01/17/2011 7:58:06 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    CNBC ^ | 01/17/2011 | Jane Wells
    When I interviewed Eric Wisemen, CEO of VF Corp, at the ICR Xchange retail conference in Orange County, I asked him if it was difficult for one of his company's brands, Wrangler, to stand by Brett Favre after the football legend's sexting scandal. "Brett's been terrific for our brand for a long period of time. He speaks to the Wrangler consumer," Wiseman told me, before adding, "We're obviously figuring out where to go from here." He might want to read a study by Ace Metrix which suggests that celebrity endorsements can do more harm than good. "Our study of more...
  • Event Planners Pick Michelle Obama as Ideal Red-Carpet Celebrity for 2011 (Barf Alert)

    12/29/2010 7:08:00 PM PST · by Suvroc10 · 19 replies · 2+ views
    Daily Finance ^ | December 29, 2010 | Business Wire
    Professional event planners choose Michelle Obama as their top choice to walk the red carpet at an event in 2011 in an exclusive reader survey conducted by BizBash, the leading trade media for the event industry. Twenty-five percent of readers chose Michelle Obama over a list of celebrities that included Lady Gaga, Sarah Palin, Angelina Jolie, Kim Kardashian, the Jonas Brothers, and the cast of Jersey Shore.
  • Harry Reid’s first tweet after ‘don’t ask’ repeal was to Lady Gaga

    12/20/2010 12:43:45 PM PST · by kingattax · 36 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12-20-10 | Holly Bailey
    Is Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid secretly a Lady Gaga superfan? On Saturday, Reid twice messaged the pop star on Twitter — shortly before the Senate voted to repeal the "don't ask, don't tell" policy banning gays from serving openly in the military and immediately after. In fact, his first Twitter message after the vote was to Gaga, who had previously lobbied him and other senators via Twitter to overturn the controversial policy. "We did it! DADT is a thing of the past," Reid wrote to Gaga.
  • Eva Longoria and Tony Parker -- Divorcing

    11/16/2010 1:09:17 PM PST · by OldDeckHand · 64 replies · 1+ views
    TMZ ^ | 11/16/2010 | Staff
    Eva Longoria and Tony Parker are getting divorced ... TMZ has learned. Parker filed for divorce yesterday in Texas. The "Desperate Housewives" actress and the San Antonio Spurs star married back in July of 2007. Eva has stated that she has Tony's initials tattooed on her body ... in a mystery spot. She also has Tony's jersey number -- "Nine" -- tattooed on the back of her neck.
  • Bristol Palin and 'The Situation' make a safe sex PSA (video)

    11/16/2010 11:15:16 AM PST · by OldDeckHand · 30 replies
    WaPo ^ | 11/16/2010 | Liz Kelly
    Unwed mother Bristol Palin and noted smoosh-master Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino want you to PBYP, which is apparently reality TV acronym talk for "Pause Before You Play." As in, one should PBYP before you decide you're DTF*. In case you have neither the time nor the patience to watch, this initial exchange pretty much sums up the level of discourse:The Situation: Excuse me miss, but have you ever had a situation with the official Situation? Bristol Palin: Excuse me, Sitch? The Situation: Oh snap! B. Palin!
  • Barack Obama's dumb 'Daily Show' Jon Stewart appearance and the President's diminishing brand

    10/27/2010 9:52:00 AM PDT · by LottieDah · 30 replies
    President Barack Obama should make the most of his "Daily Show" appearance on Wednesday night - charming the pants off Jon Stewart and the crowd, as he did when he showed up there two years ago. It's a terrific show, Stewart is a great interviewer and Obama makes good television. Then, the President should cancel all future trivial media appearances. While they may have kept him personally popular, in broad terms they've degraded the Obama brand. Obama's handlers were supposed to be smarter than this. They were supposed to use his celebrity strategically to advance his agenda. Instead, they've been...
  • Screen Actors Guild Encourages Members to Join Oct. 2nd DC March

    10/01/2010 8:09:53 AM PDT · by stylecouncilor · 15 replies
    email | Sept. 30, 2010
    ONE NATION WORKING TOGETHER, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2 Screen Actors Guild is proud to support the One Nation Working Together March in Washington D.C., and in cities across the country, this Saturday, October 2. We represent the most diverse membership of any labor union on earth. We have members who are months-old, others in their nineties and every age in between. We are conservatives, moderates, progressives and liberals, non-believers and people of every faith, members of every ethnic group and national heritage, gender identity, sexual orientation, and physical ability. In short, we are a microcosm of the rich diversity of the...
  • Celebrities Lend Their Names to a Bad Cause

    09/22/2010 9:35:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 22, 2010 | Humberto Fontova
    Castro DGIs (Directorio General de Intelligencia, trained and funded for decades by the Soviet KGB and East German STASI) recently stuck their fingers in their mouth and issued a sharp whistle of summons. Celebrity ears from New York to Hollywood immediately jerked up. Soon Castro's propaganda ministry was mobbed by eager American actors, rockers and folkies, their eyes wide, their tongues out and their tails wagging frantically. Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Benicio del Toro, Oliver Stone, Martin Sheen, Edward Asner, Pete Seeger, Ry Cooder, Bonnie Raitt, Chrissie Hynde, Graham Nash, Jackson Browne, Danny Glover were the A-listers among these cheeky...
  • Lindsay Lohan Fails Drug Test (shocking)

    09/17/2010 2:26:22 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 49 replies
    TMZ ^ | 09/17/2010 | Staff
    Lindsay Lohan has failed a drug test in her criminal case ... TMZ has learned. We're told the court-mandated drug test in question occurred last week. According to the terms of Lindsay's probation, she will get 30 days in jail for a positive drug test.
  • 'Beetlejuice' Actor Glenn Shadix Dies

    09/07/2010 7:44:22 PM PDT · by tlb · 19 replies
    TMZ ^ | 9/7/2010 | TMZ Staff
    Glenn Shadix -- famous for playing Otho the interior decorator in "Beetlejuice" -- died this morning after falling at his home in Alabama ... this according to his sister. Shadix's sister Susan Gagne told The Birmingham News that the actor was "having mobility problems" and may have fallen out of his wheelchair and "hit his head in the kitchen." Susan told the BN she believes the blow to the head caused his death. Glenn -- who famously participated in the iconic "Day-O" dance in the movie -- was 58.
  • Fugees singer Wyclef Jean to run for Haitian presidency

    08/04/2010 10:12:42 AM PDT · by Niuhuru · 10 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12:46 PM on 4th August 2010 | By Mail Foreign Service
    Singer Wyclef Jean will announce his bid to run for president of earthquake-ravaged Haiti this week. The former Fugees star is to seek a five-year term as leader of the nation where he was born. It has long been speculated Jean might enter the 2010 presidential contest, ever since President Rene Preval appointed him ambassador-at-large for the Caribbean nation in 2007.
  • Lindsay (Lohan) a meth addict, bipolar: report

    08/01/2010 3:53:22 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 72 replies · 9+ views
    TMZ.com ^ | 08/01/2010 | Staff
    Hard-partying "Mean Girls" star Lindsay Lohan will be treated for methamphetamine addiction and a mental disorder that causes wild mood swings when she goes into rehab, the gossip website TMZ.com reported today. Lohan, 24, will be treated for meth addiction and bipolar disorder during her 90 days of court-ordered rehab following her release from jail this week -- which could happen as soon as today, her lawyer said. The site also quoted a person familiar with the case as saying methamphetamine -- a highly-addictive stimulant also known as crystal meth -- and opiates are Lohan's "drugs of choice." Opiates are...
  • Oprah, Other Powerful Dems not Invited to Chelsea Clinton's Wedding

    07/16/2010 11:07:42 AM PDT · by nasube · 92 replies
    Humanevents.com ^ | 7-16-10 | Emily Miller
    Chelsea Clinton’s wedding—now dubbed “the wedding of the century”—is such an exclusive event that HUMAN EVENTS had not been able to find anyone who is actually attending the July 31 wedding. So many of Bill and Hillary Clinton’s friends and supporters are not invited to the wedding that feelings are getting hurt and egos bruised.
  • He Are The People Our Parents Warned Us About

    07/10/2010 9:30:44 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 9 replies · 1+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-10-10 | DrJohn
    “We are the people They couldn’t figure out We are the people Our parents warned us about”I once flew from Chicago to Hartford seated next to someone who services Hammond organs and did so for some big name bands. He mentioned one which happened to be a long time favorite and told me that they occasionally came by the shop in a city outside of Hartford. “Man, I’d love to be there one time and meet them” I said to my neighbor. He just shook his head. I looked at him quizzically for a moment and then I thought I...
  • Charter jets cause airport chaos

    07/08/2010 11:37:14 AM PDT · by Mr Fuji · 3 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | July 8, 2010 | Martin Rogers
    DURBAN, South Africa – Soccer fans were left heartbroken on Wednesday when air-traffic chaos allegedly caused by celebrity charter flights caused hundreds of supporters to miss the World Cup semifinal between Spain and Germany. Durban’s King Shaka International Airport was temporarily shut down in the hours leading up to Wednesday’s game due to an unplanned influx of air traffic traveling from Cape Town, where the first semifinal was held Tuesday night. The anger of fans was only intensified by claims that delays of more than five hours, plus redirected flights, were caused by the addition of specially chartered services for...
  • Stressed single mother Charlotte Church is showing the strain.

    06/21/2010 11:47:58 AM PDT · by Niuhuru · 51 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | Last updated at 12:57 PM on 21st June 20 | By Chris Johnson
    Charlotte Church today showed signs of her strain at being a single mother bringing up two little ones. Charlotte, 24, struggled with a host of bags, toys and bottles as she took her two children out for the day. Meanwhile her estranged fiancé, peramatanned Gavin Henson, has been out living it up, looking relaxed and care-free.
  • New Mexico residents fed up with big-mouth actor Val Kilmer

    06/21/2010 7:04:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 06/20/2010 | David Paulin
    What goes around comes around -- even for Hollywood snobs and elitists. Big-mouth Hollywood actor Val Kilmer is finding that out in New Mexico, where a number of residents are upset over incendiary remarks the Hollywood pretty boy has made over the years about veterans and rural life in northern New Mexico. Now, they're giving Kilmer a hard time over his efforts to obtain permits needed to turn his sprawling ranch outside Santa Fe into an upscale bed-and-breakfast. What, especially, are the locals so upset about? The Wall Street Journal provides details in an article today, "New Mexico v....
  • Jet Li plays unusual role in Chinese melodrama

    06/14/2010 1:54:43 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 13 replies · 353+ views
    Reuters ^ | Mon Jun 14, 2010 3:53am EDT | Maggie Lee
    SHANGHAI (Hollywood Reporter) - Action hero Jet Li gives a respectable turn as a terminally ill father grooming his autistic son to survive on his own in "Ocean Heaven" -- a decent, if orthodox job by Xue Xiaolu. Film Xue off-sets some of the wholesome soppiness of this genre by keeping the tone light, the story simple and steered clear of grueling ordeals. Compared with another father-son story "Together," which she co-scripted and Chen Kaige directed, it is less melodramatic and artificial. Set mostly in a marine park in Qingtao province, its interpretation of autism owes less to "Rain Man"...
  • Bush daughter 'glad' Obama health care passed

    06/14/2010 10:47:59 AM PDT · by MissTed · 114 replies · 2,796+ views
    CNN ^ | 6/14/10 | Alexander Mooney
    One of the daughters of former President George W. Bush isn't following the Republican Party line when it comes to the issue of the health care legislation that cleared Congress last spring without any GOP support. In an interview on Fox News Sunday, Barbara Bush said she's "glad" Democrats passed the massive spending measure and President Barack Obama signed it into law. "Why do, basically, people with money have good health care and why do people who live on lower salaries not have good health care?" the 28-year old said. "Health should be a right for everyone." Asked specifically what...
  • Batty Lady Gaga wears studded bra and knickers to the baseball

    06/11/2010 12:02:18 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 209 replies · 5,522+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | Last updated at 9:10 AM on 11th June 2010 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Jeans and a T-shirt would have sufficed, but that's just not Lady Gaga's style. The singer wore a studded leather bra and a head scarf as she watched the San Diego Padres take on the New York Mets in New York last night. Despite her eye-catching ensemble it appeared Gaga had hoped she would somehow blend into the crowd. On noticing a sports photographer turn her way her good mood soured and she gave him the finger.
  • Glenn Beck - President Obama's Message for Far-Left Fringe

    06/10/2010 10:00:11 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 5 replies · 127+ views
    http://www.glennbeck.com/ ^ | June 9, 2010 - 23:04 ET | Glenn Beck
    (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP, JUNE 8, 2010) PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: And I don't sit around just talking to experts because this is a college seminar; we talk to these folks because they, potentially, have the best answers, so I know whose ass to kick. (END VIDEO CLIP) Have you ever heard this sort of language from a sitting president in an interview? This isn't exactly the kind of thing that resonates with Americans. Americans want the president to uphold and defend the Constitution. They don't want him looking for some ass to kick. But if the message wasn't meant for the...
  • America's Self-esteem Problem

    06/08/2010 5:13:36 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 15 replies · 70+ views
    Opinion Forum ^ | June 7, 2010 | Dr. Jim Taylor
    Yes, we have a self-esteem problem in our country, but we don’t recognize it because, well, we have a self-esteem problem. We need look no further than the bewildering popularity of the reality-TV show Jersey Shore and the instant celebrity garnered from its inhabitants despite their complete absence of qualifications. Though, admittedly, the bar for “success” in America these days is set scarily low; in the case of Jersey Shore and most of the famous-for-being-famous world), dark tans (haven’t they heard of melanoma?), large breasts, muscles, and ‘tude seem sufficient. It is safe to say that these New Jersey denizens...
  • Elton John Performs for Rush Limbaugh Wedding

    06/06/2010 1:52:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 306 replies · 5,266+ views
    I can’t stop asking myself how did Elton John,gay pop icon, ended up performing at at Rush Limbaugh’s wedding. Anyway, the act took place in Palm Florida on Saturday night.The guests included celebrities such as Fred Thompson, Sean Hannity, Bush adviser Karl Rove, golfer Tom Watson and Rudolph Giuliani. Did i forget to mention it was a 400 guests wedding? Limbaugh and Rogers met six years ago at a charity golf tournament. There is a 20 years difference between the two but that doesn’t seem to be a problem for them. Kathryn Rogers said she is “sometimes not able to...
  • Love, etc: Rush Limbaugh Marries For The Fourth Time

    06/06/2010 3:27:43 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 52 replies · 1,287+ views
    Washington Post ^ | June 06, 2010
    Love, etc: Rush Limbaugh Marries For The Fourth Time [ Pic in URL] Kate Rogers and Rush Limbaugh at the Andrea Bocelli concert at The Mar-a-Lago Club in February. (Lucien Capehart/Getty Images) Married: Rush Limbaugh to his girlfriend of three years, Kathryn Rogers, in Palm Beach Saturday night. The conservative commentator, 59, met Rogers, 33, at a charity golf tournament six years ago. The ceremony for 400 (guests included Karl Rove, Sean Hannity, Rudy Giuliani, Fred Thompson, James Carville and Mary Matalin, reports the Palm Beach Post) was held at the Breakers; Elton John sang to the newlyweds for a...
  • Carradine’s widow files wrongful death suit in LA

    06/03/2010 5:22:16 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 12 replies · 673+ views
    AP via WHEC.com ^ | 06/03/2010 | ANTHONY McCARTNEY
    (AP) LOS ANGELES - David Carradine’s widow filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday against a French company handling the actor’s last film, claiming it failed to provide proper services to protect him.
  • Chely Wright: 'I wronged Brad Paisley '

    Gay country star Chely Wright struggled to recount her romance with Brad Paisley in her memoir "Like Me," because she felt so terrible about making the singer think she loved him. Wright dated Paisley in 2000 and called off the romance when the "Celebrity" hit maker started to get serious and talk about marriage. But, rather than sit down with her one-time beau and tell him the truth, Wright simply cut the heartbroken star out of her life. In her book she recalls taking a long bath with the music blaring from her sound system so she couldn't hear Paisley...
  • Shameless vanity, but I need help...

    05/15/2010 12:36:57 PM PDT · by FlJoePa · 9 replies · 350+ views
    5-15-10 | myself
    There is some index out there that quantifies celebrity's name recognition. I remember hearing Mike and Mike on ESPN Radio talking about it on a few times. Basically, Michael Jordan or obama might be #1 and then it would list the hundreds that followed. Does anyone know what this index is called or who puts it out?
  • Celeb support doesn't help candidates

    04/27/2010 7:16:45 AM PDT · by lakeprincess · 6 replies · 454+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | April 27, 2010 | Jennifer Harper
    The stardust is tarnished, and the glow dimmed. Celebrity endorsements have come to mean little in politics, according to a study released Monday by researchers at North Carolina State University. Voters — particularly young voters — are not swayed by the opinions of the famous when they get into the voting booth. Sometimes they even dislike candidates who dally with the likes of, say, George Clooney.
  • Hollywood Stars Who Owe Uncle Sam Big Bucks in Back Taxes

    04/14/2010 3:18:02 PM PDT · by Doogle · 9 replies · 1,043+ views
    FOX NEWS ^ | 04/14/10 | Natalie Crnosija
    Take heart, America. Even celebrities pay taxes on April 15. Well, sometimes. Nicolas Cage’s bookkeeping got a bit muddled, and now he has to shell out $13.3 million to the federal government. Joe Francis, founder of “Girls Gone Wild,” forgot, too. His tab? $29.4 million -- or roughly 5 million margaritas. Sinbad the Comedian? A very unfunny $8.15 million, which doesn't even include interest and legal fees.
  • Meet The Taiwanese Susan Boyle

    04/08/2010 6:25:46 AM PDT · by blam · 20 replies · 832+ views
    The Business Insider ^ | 4-8-2010 | William Wei
    Meet The Taiwanese Susan Boyle William Wei Apr. 8, 2010, 9:12 AM Who would have thought a 24 year old Taiwanese man with a Beatles bowl cut could belt out notes rivaling Whitney Houston? After a hair-raising performance on Taiwanese singing contest Super Star Avenue, Lin Yu Chun now seems to be the favorite to take home the $1 million prize. His internet fame is also on the rise that rivals Britian unexpected superstar Susan Boyle. Check out Lin Yu Chun belting Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" here (and think of The Bodyguard):[snip]
  • Bono's Investment Firm Still Hasn't Found What It's Looking For (Bono, Worst Investor in America)

    03/29/2010 5:50:55 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 22 replies · 721+ views
    PasteMagazine.com ^ | March 29, 2010 | Rachel Bailey
    Bono's Investment Firm Still Hasn't Found What It's Looking For By Rachel Bailey 24/7 Wall Street recently had some strong words to say about U2 frontman Bono. Namely, based on a string of disastrous choices made by his investment firm, Elevation Partners, that he’s the Worst Investor in America. Among the companies Elevation has poured money into is Palm, maker of the unsuccessful Pre smartphone. “There is a 90% chance that they go bankrupt or get acquired within a year," a hedge fund managing partner told 24/7 Wall Street. Then there’s the restaurant review site Yelp, which was sued for...
  • Celebs Who Lean To The Right

    03/27/2010 12:25:57 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 56 replies · 2,282+ views
    WCBS ^ | Unknown | Staff
    Hollywood stars and celebrities are generally considered to be a liberal and Democratic-leaning community, but these celebrities are all declared Republicans according to the FEC, or known conservatives. (Slideshow at link.)
  • Obama Wants Everyone To Know How Cool He Is

    03/24/2010 7:35:30 AM PDT · by Superstu321 · 16 replies · 776+ views
    Three Fingers of Politics ^ | March 24, 2010 | Stupac
    Politico – The White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner is less than six weeks away — and reports of who’s invited are surfacing. The Creative Coalition — the nonprofit arts advocacy group that brought top celebs such as Anne Hathaway and Josh Lucas to the conventions — is always reliable for a strong roster of talent during the dinner weekend. Expect to see Spike Lee, Cheryl Hines, Adrian Grenier, Steven Weber, CCH Pounder, Wendie Malick, Taraji P. Henson, Dana Delany and Tim Daly — and there’s more to come, we’re told. _______________ What do we think BHO is more excited for,...
  • Scenes from the red carpet at the "2010 Hollywood Ego-Stroke Awards"...

    03/13/2010 6:11:31 PM PST · by brycemax · 5 replies · 563+ views
    Here's a scene from the red carpet at a recent Hollywood award ceremony. Ok, it's a cartoon, so it didn't REALLY happen. Even so, you wouldn't be surprised if it DID! Why? Because it would make too much sense! NOTE: The author of this comic requests that you visit his web site and quit bellyaching about doing so if you're too lazy to click the link. Also please don't copy the comic and repost it within this thread. Thanks y'all!
  • Material Girl: Madonna set to design junior clothing range inspired by daughter Lourdes

    03/12/2010 2:11:55 PM PST · by Niuhuru · 11 replies · 548+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 8:40 AM on 12th March 2010 | Maysa Rawi
    She created a look that defined a generation, has served as a muse to Jean Paul Gaultier and starred in campaigns by designers including Louis Vuitton and Dolce & Gabanna. Now Madonna, 51, is set to design her own clothing range - for children. Not content with singing, modelling and acting, the diva is keen to turn her hand to designing. With help from daughter Lourdes,13, the queen of pop is collaborating with U.S. based Iconix Brand Group to create new venture MG Icon. The first collection, 'Material Girl', available at 200 Macy stores and online, will comprise of back-to-school...
  • Vanity Fair: Letterman Affair was Just Dave Being Dave

    03/03/2010 2:22:15 PM PST · by 198ml · 14 replies · 493+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 03/03/10 | Anthony Kang
    In the latest issue of Vanity Fair, Mark Seal took an inside look at David Letterman's sexual scandal and the love-triangle that rocked CBS's "Late Show" last October with Letterman's live confession on-air. Interested in juicy details and pop psychology, Seal effectively vindicated Letterman for the numerous affairs he had with various employees, assistants, and interns. As the article notes, the scandal came to a head when Joe Halderman, a veteran but financially-troubled producer of "48 Hours Mystery," discovered his live-in girlfriend and "Late Show" intern Stephanie Birkett was having an affair with the host.Halderman attempted to blackmail Letterman with...
  • Best Dressed Of The Day: Ginnifer Goodwin in Christian Dior

    03/03/2010 11:18:21 AM PST · by Mister Ghost · 47 replies · 1,424+ views
    The Fashion Time Magazine ^ | Mar 3rd, 2010 | The Fashion Time Magazine
    Who did the Editors of The Fashion Time Magazine choose as the most glamorous celebrity of the day, the most fashionable and stylish star? Read on… How to be cute, sweet and elegant all at the same time? Take a lesson from Ginnifer Goodwin who attended “The Stylist Project” Exhibition in LA last night.
  • 'Green Zone' star Matt Damon is disappointed in President Barack Obama; Passes on 'Bourne' torch

    03/01/2010 7:53:56 AM PST · by Niuhuru · 42 replies · 1,752+ views
    Daily News ^ | Saturday, February 27th 2010, 9:44 PM | Rush & Molloy
    It's hard to think of a movie that'd play better in the Obama White House screening room than Matt Damon's new Iraq War thriller, "Green Zone," in which the Oscar-winner adroitly portrays a soldier fighting to expose the Bush administration's weapons of mass destruction deception. Yet for all the ammo his movie may give Democrats, Damon admits he's "disappointed" in the man who replaced George W. Bush.
  • SHARON OSBOURNE cult of celebrity is destroying today's children

    02/28/2010 11:17:31 AM PST · by jakerobins · 21 replies · 1,837+ views
    My husband Ozzy and I once met Andy Warhol. It was in New York in the Eighties, about a year before the artist died, and at the height of Ozzy's solo success. We had a call from one of Warhol's people saying Andy wanted to meet Ozzy. We were intrigued so we said: 'Let's do it.' First came dinner in a restaurant in Greenwich Village. Ozzy and I sat opposite Warhol, who was exactly like you see him in pictures, only more exaggerated - skinny face, and his collar too big for his neck, so the effect was a bit...
  • Jay-Z talks British politics, says Britain needs Obama-like leader

    02/22/2010 12:22:12 PM PST · by Niuhuru · 24 replies · 681+ views
    The Sun ^ | February 22 2010 | JACQUI SWIFT
    HE helped get the first black man into the White House - and now JAY-Z reckons he knows how to fix Broken Britain too. The power to bring change, he says, in in our own hands. The US rapper who picked up a Brit for Best International Male Solo Artist on Tuesday tells The Sun in an exclusive interview that change will only come if people use their vote at the next election. However, he reckons neither GORDON BROWN nor DAVID CAMERON have the charisma of PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA. Jay-Z said: "Everyone needs new blood once in a while. And...
  • Smothers brother files for bankruptcy

    02/20/2010 5:44:46 AM PST · by Brandonmark · 31 replies · 2,005+ views
    SARASOTA - Dick Smothers may be renowned for his humor, but there is nothing funny about his current financial situation. The 71-year-old comedic actor filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Tampa earlier this month, listing $2 million in assets and $2.8 million in debts on homes he and his ex-wife, Denby Smothers, own on Bird Key and Golden Gate Point. Smothers is the younger brother in a two-man comedy team. The brothers hosted the "Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" on CBS in the 1960s, and still perform together in concert halls across the country. Dick Smothers could not be reached...
  • Jane Fonda Goes Back Under The Knife Despite Her Vow To Grow Old Gracefully

    02/19/2010 10:27:27 PM PST · by Steelfish · 35 replies · 1,437+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | February 19, 2010 | Simon Gable
    Jane Fonda Goes Back Under The Knife Despite Her Vow To Grow Old Gracefully SIMON CABLE 19th February 2010 New face: Jane Fonda admitted that she had surgery on her neck, chin and eyes. [Pic in URL] She once vowed to stop her fellow actresses turning to surgery. But having already undergone multiple cosmetic procedures herself, not many were willing to take her too seriously. And now Jane Fonda seems to have completely abandoned her crusade after admitting to yet more operations. Despite having a lucrative six-figure contract to promote L'Oreal anti-ageing cream, the 72-year-old revealed she visited doctors just...
  • Megan Fox worries she won't be able to have kids someday: 'I'm really maternal'

    02/16/2010 12:27:50 PM PST · by OldDeckHand · 34 replies · 1,998+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 02/16/10 | Sherryl Connelly
    She's best known for being one of the most sought over woman in Hollywood, but Megan Fox even admits to having insecurities. And surprisingly, motherhood is one of them. "No one believes me when I talk about this, but I'm really maternal," the 23-year-old actress tells the March issue of W magazine. "I worry that because I've always wanted [kids] so much, as the world goes sometimes, I won't be able to have them, even though I would be able to provide them with such an amazing environment." Despite the box office success of her "Transformers" movies, Fox, who recently...
  • Teflon Charlie (Charlie Sheen)

    02/11/2010 11:34:33 AM PST · by OldDeckHand · 16 replies · 574+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | 002/11/10 | Nicole LaPorte
    Charlie Sheen has been accused of a felony and could face three years in jail. So why is he being given a free pass by the press and Hollywood? One would think that a major TV star showing up at a courthouse in Aspen, facing domestic violence allegations, would merit a blitzkrieg of paparazzi and press. And yet x17, one of the leading celebrity gossip Web sites, which chronicles every Britney Spears-Starbucks entry and exit, and every step Jessica Biel takes on Robertson Blvd., didn’t even send a photographer when Charlie Sheen showed up in court earlier this week with...
  • SHOCK CLAIM: Naked Body Scanner Images Of Film Star Printed, Circulated By Airport Staff...

    02/09/2010 9:26:49 AM PST · by kcvl · 37 replies · 2,983+ views
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  • Michelle Obama: It’s Tough To Stay Grounded

    01/19/2010 11:05:16 AM PST · by Steelfish · 55 replies · 1,472+ views
    AP Report ^ | January 19, 2010
    Michelle Obama: It’s Tough To Stay Grounded First lady looks back at her personal challenges of the past year Jan. 19, 2010 Every once in a while Michelle Obama checks in with old friends. "Do you still recognize me?" she'll ask. "Do I still feel like Michelle?" In the past year, the first lady's name has popped up on Forbes' "most powerful women" list, People's "most beautiful" list, Time's "most influential" list, Vanity Fair's "international best-dressed" list, Barbara Walters' "most fascinating" list. And so on. Her every word, move, bite, gesture, dress and shoe has been analyzed and second-guessed. Is...
  • The 2010 Golden Globe Awards Red Carpet (Beautiful Stars Galore, Christina Hendricks, Zoe Saldana)

    01/18/2010 10:37:29 AM PST · by Mister Ghost · 28 replies · 2,039+ views
    The Fashion Time Magazine ^ | Jan 18th, 2010 | The Fashion Time Magazine
    Christina Hendricks drove men mad in a Christian Siriano Spring 2010 gown, Christian Loubuotin ‘Kephron’ silver clutch and Loree Rodkin jewels.The 2010 Golden Globe Awards have come and gone and we were thoroughly impressed by the grace, splendor and decorum exhibited throughout the proceedings. The pageantry of the stars that encircled the Red Carpet had us crying out for more and more of the dazzling doyennes. Classic, wonderful and vibrant Hollywood style was on full display and we were delighted with the results… Glee’s delightful Dianna Agron in a Reem Acra Pre-Fall 2010.