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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....