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Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 07/01/2011

‘Independence Day’ and more D.C. movie destruction for the Fourth

On this July 4th weekend — as we celebrate our nation’s independence as well as the 15th anniversary of that Will Smith disaster classic — here’s a look at some of the more notable examples of summer-movie madness unleashed right here in Washington.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:38 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 06/29/2011

Emma Stone: She could have been on ‘Heroes’

Thankfully, she was passed over for the part that went to Hayden Panettiere.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:59 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 06/29/2011

Watch Selena Gomez adorably meet Shia LaBeouf (Video)

The teen star’s inner fan-girl comes out.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:14 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 06/29/2011

Tracy Morgan in trouble again, this time for disabled jokes

Maybe Tracy Morgan should just stop talking for a while.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:50 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 06/29/2011

Amber Rose denies she sent nude pics to Nicki Minaj’s ex

Kanye West’s former girlfriend denied claims made on MediaTakeOut.com.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:21 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 06/29/2011

‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’: The critics love and loathe it

Michael Bay is good at what he does. But film critics hate to say that because it makes their souls hurt.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:24 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Emily Maynard and Brad Womack are so over; Pippa Middleton brings beau to Wimbledon

Also, Katy Perry and Russell Brand just bought a sweet house.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:46 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Hulk Hogan denies ex-wife Linda Hogan’s claims of abuse

The former wrestler called his ex-wife “delusional” after she made claims of abuse on “Today.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:24 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 06/29/2011

‘Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol’: Watch the first trailer

Is it just me, or does some of this look a lot like “Mission: Impossible III”?

By Jen Chaney  |  09:34 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Tom Hanks does his best Ron Howard directing Ron Howard impression (Video)

Ron Howard directing Ron Howard, as performed by Tom Hanks.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:17 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Tea Leoni and David Duchovny separate

Their marriage hits the skids for the second time.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:45 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships, Celebrities

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Lady Gaga responds to Japan charity wristband lawsuit

“This misguided lawsuit is without merit,” her rep said in a statement.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:05 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Tom Petty not pleased with Michele Bachmann’s use of ‘American Girl’

The musician’s manager said they will ask the Bachmann campaign to stop using “American Girl.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:20 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Martin Short to reportedly join ‘How I Met Your Mother’

The comedian-actor will play the new boss of character Marshall Eriksen, New York Magazine reports .

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:40 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  TV

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 06/28/2011

America Ferrera weds Ryan Piers Williams

The “Ugly Betty” star married her longtime boyfriend, Ryan Piers Williams.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:22 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 06/28/2011

‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’: Fun facts about the movie

It features a delightful performance by Ken Jeong.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:39 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Charlie Sheen’s ‘Men’ character to perish?; Shia LaBeouf got the Megan Fox hook-up

Reportedly, Charlie Harper may drive off a cliff and die. Because the makers of “Two and a Half Men” want to keep things subtle.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:54 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Michelle Yeoh, Hollywood actress, deported from Myanmar

The actress plays pro-democracy leader Suu Kyi in an upcoming film.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:42 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Political Statement

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Shia LaBeouf on Michael Bay and Feist fights (Video)

When LaBeouf has to get emotional for a scene, all he apparently needs is a dose of “Brandy Alexander.”

By Jen Chaney  |  08:42 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Celebrities

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Beyonce to Piers Morgan: ‘I always said I’d have a baby at 30’

The singer told Piers Morgan that “Only God knows” if she’ll procreate.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:59 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 12:45 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Kate Middleton and Jane Austen: They’re family

The Duchess of Cambridge and the author of literary classics like “Sense and Sensibility” are apparently related, albeit very distantly.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:45 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Royals

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Prince Harry confirms he is not dating Pippa Middleton

“Pippa? Ha!” he reportedly told the Daily Mirror. (No, seriously. That’s part of the actual quote.)

By Jen Chaney  |  04:50 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Royals

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 06/27/2011

‘Toy Story 4’: Is it happening?

Tom Hanks says it is, but reps for Pixar aren’t commenting.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:47 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Johnny Knoxville, Spike Jonze pen emotional tributes to Ryan Dunn

Director Spike Jonze also memorialized the late “Jackass” star.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:46 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 06/27/2011

As ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ prepares to open, a rundown of more retro toys as movies

Is View-Master really spawning its own film? What about Q*bert? You make the call.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:30 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Justin Bieber delivers on Obama’s promise to meet with daughters of 9/11 victims

The Biebs delivered on a promise President Obama made in May.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:43 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Kate Middleton and Prince William at Wimbledon (photos and video)

The Duchess of Cambridge even wore her tennis whites.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:02 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Royals

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Lady Gaga sued for $5 million over Japan charity wristbands

1-800-LAW-FIRM alleges that Gaga and her co-defendants pocketed funds from the charity wristband.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:00 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka are engaged; Mariah Carey tweets picture of daughter Monroe

Mariah Carey’s daughter, Monroe, makes her Internet debut; the famous ‘Thriller’ jacket sells for $1.8 million.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:27 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Recap: ‘True Blood’ Season 4, Episode 1

Bon Temps? Still supernatural ground zero. Stackhouses? Still dumb. Pam? Still awesome.

By Paul Williams  |  09:11 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 06/27/2011

BET Awards: Great performances, from Patti LaBelle to Jill Scott with Idris Elba

Patti LaBelle tore it up. So did Cee Lo Green while dressed as Patti LaBelle.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:18 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Tiffany Green announces wrong winner at BET Awards; Stephen G. Hill takes the blame (Video)

A BET executive took the blame for the mix-up.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:09 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  TV

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 06/26/2011

Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz are married

The couple quietly tied the knot in New York last week.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:44 PM ET, 06/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 06/25/2011

‘Friday Night Lights,’ the final farewell: ‘Don’t Go’

In which Tim Riggins returns, Coach Taylor ponders a departure and Buddy Garrity doesn’t like the look of oranges one bit.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:20 PM ET, 06/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 06/25/2011

Michael Jackson celebrated two years after his death

Tributes for the King of Pop will be held in Gary, Ind. and California on Saturday.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:55 AM ET, 06/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Michael Jackson

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Justin Bieber meets ‘Saved by the Bell’: Meme of the day

Be prepared for your head to explode and go “Kapowski.”

By Jen Chaney  |  04:48 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Missy Elliott thanks fans for love following Graves’ disease revelation

The hip-hop star revealed she has Graves’ disease.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  04:14 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Peter Falk, star of TV’s ‘Columbo,’ dies at age 83

The actor, best known for his role in “Columbo,” died Thursday at his Beverly Hills home.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:15 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 06/24/2011

George Clooney: 10 women he should consider dating next

He didn’t ask for our romantic advice. But we’re doling it out anyway.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:59 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Relationships

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Brad Pitt texts condolences to Bam Margera

The Oscar-nominated actor appeared on “Jackass” in 2002.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:49 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 06/24/2011

Anna Nicole Smith estate loses legal battle

The estate of the model turned troubled reality star, lost its claim to a piece of J. Howard Marshall’s $1.6 billion fortune.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:32 AM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 06/24/2011

Sara Ramirez engaged; Curtis Stone and Lindsay Price expecting baby

Also, there was a small fire at Courtney Love’s townhouse. Don’t worry, she’s fine.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:18 AM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 07:41 AM ET, 06/24/2011

Justin Bieber and his perfume cause a near-riot

The teen singer never fails to drive his fans absolutely crazy.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:41 AM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 06/23/2011

The Bristol Palin memoir: A book club discussion guide

Don’t try to analyze “Not Afraid of Life: My Journey So Far” without first perusing these potential discussion topics.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:35 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Books

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Melissa Molinaro may be dating Reggie Bush, definitely looks like Kim Kardashian

But she definitely looks like his ex, Kim Kardashian.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  04:31 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Lindsay Lohan did not violate her probation

The troubled actress did not violate her probation after all.

By Jen Chaney and Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:18 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Glee’s Cory Monteith reveals past drug addiction

Cory Monteith told Parade he had a “serious problem.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:29 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 06/23/2011

‘The Departed’: its connection to the arrest of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger

Alleged Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger inspired the character played by Jack Nicholson.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:57 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Buju Banton sentenced to 10 years in prison in drug case

The reggae singer was found guilty of possessing cocaine with the intent to sell in February.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:43 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Justin Bieber reveals he can’t stop being ‘adorable’ on ‘Letterman’

The teen star delivered the “Top 10” list on the “Late Show with David Letterman.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:05 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  TV

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Memorial service for Ryan Dunn; Princess Diana doc gets distribution deals

In less somber news, Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield are allegedly dating.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:41 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Elijah Wood talks ‘Wilfred,’ plays tree stump game on ‘Late Night’ (Video)

The actor talked about his new FX comedy, then hammered a nail into a tree stump.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:50 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  TV

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Lindsay Lohan heads back to court for probation review

The homebound actress is getting to leave her luxury pad.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:21 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 06/23/2011

J.K. Rowling announces Harry Potter e-books and tells more about Pottermore

The new “online reading experience” wll begin in October.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:01 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Evan Rachel Wood: Before and after haircut

She goes from long and wavy to short and poufy, with positive results.

By Jen Chaney  |  06:42 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Ryan Dunn was drunk during crash, according to toxicology report

A toxicology report reveals Dunn’s blood-alcohol content was twice the legal limit.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:06 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Lindsay Lohan talks house arrest

”I’d like to get out more.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:45 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Watch John Krasinski and Jason Segel do karaoke in Michigan

As it turns out, they get by with a little help from their friends.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:08 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Viral Video, Celebrities

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Britney Spears debuts ‘I Wanna Go’ music video

Watch Spears whack a paparazzo with a microphone.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:14 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 06/22/2011

George Clooney and Elisabetta Canalis breakup

The actor and girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis confirmed the breakup in a joint statement Wednesday.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:48 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Bam Margera cries at Ryan Dunn accident site (Video)

“I've never lost anybody that I care about. He’s my best friend,” said Margera of Ryan Dunn.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:56 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Ashlee Simpson may have a new beau; Jon Hamm signs 3-year ‘Mad Men’ deal

Jon Hamm signs a three-year “Mad Men” deal and other stories.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:20 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Glen Campbell is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease

The country singer revealed the diagnosis to People magazine.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:43 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:54 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Tom Hanks does the weather, dances on Univision’s ‘Despierta America’ (Video)

The actor helped with the report by dancing with the pretty weather lady.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:54 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 11:19 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Watch the ‘Footloose’ trailer, then count the ways you miss Kevin Bacon

Then count the ways you miss Kevin Bacon.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:19 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Trailers

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Ryan Dunn autopsy: ‘Jackass’ star died from blunt force and thermal trauma

The force of the collision and the ensuing fire killed Dunn and his passenger, Zachary Hartwell.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:55 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obits

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Watch: Keira Knightley and Viggo Mortensen in the first trailer for ‘A Dangerous Method’

Mortensen is Sigmund Freud, Michael Fassbender is Carl Jung and Knightley is Sabina Spielrein, the eventual psychoanalyst.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:55 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Aishwarya Rai, Bollywood star, is pregnant

The actress and her husband, actor-producer Abhishek Bachchan, are expecting their first child.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:24 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Baby Watch

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Tracy Morgan apologizes for homophobic comments in Nashville (Video)

“To err is human, but to forgive is divine. Thank you for forgiving me.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:02 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Roger Ebert apologizes for timing of Ryan Dunn tweet

“It was not intended as cruel. It was intended as true.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:39 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Zsa Zsa Gabor’s daughter not pleased by publicity photo

A publicity photo of the ill 94-year-old toasting her younger husband angered her only child.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:41 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Prince William turns 29: A celebration of his birthday via photos

This is your life, Prince William. Or at least your life summarized via photos from the Washington Post archives.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:23 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Royals

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Ryan O’Neal thinks his family may have caused Farrah Fawcett’s cancer (Video)

“I just think that if she had never met us, would she still be alive today?”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:45 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Amy Winehouse cancels entire tour; Penn Badgley cast as Jeff Buckley

Also, Paris Hilton is back on the market.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:03 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Ryan Dunn’s death: Bam Margera slams Roger Ebert tweet (Update)

Ryan Dunn’s close friend did not appreciate the film critic’s comment about his death.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:32 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 06/20/2011

‘Lost’ bit player Doug Hutchison marries younger woman. Much younger.

The guy who played Horace Goodspeed is 51. His new bride, Courtney Alexis Stodden, is 16.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:13 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships, Lost

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O and Jason ‘Wee-Man’ Acuna react to Ryan Dunn’s death

“Today I lost my brother Ryan Dunn.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:59 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Obits

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Megan Fox fired from ‘Transformers’ because of Steven Spielberg?

Finally, we can stop solely blaming Michael Bay for this incident. But really, should we?

By Jen Chaney  |  02:02 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Celebrities

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Ryan Dunn, MTV prankster and stuntman, has died

The “Jackass” and “Viva La Bam” star was killed in a car accident.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:02 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Does soft ‘Green Lantern’ box office say something about Ryan Reynolds or our superhero tendencies?

Or was it just a so-so movie that never resonated with the American moviegoing public?

By Jen Chaney  |  12:09 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 06/20/2011

Debbie Reynolds sells Marilyn Monroe dress for over $4 million (Photos)

Monroe’s dress gets auctioned off with Debbie Reynolds’s Hollywood costume collection.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:33 AM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 06/20/2011

Amy Winehouse cancels gigs after incoherent performance; Tone Loc arrested

Also, Ian Somerhalder has made it clear that he’s dating his “Vampire Diaries” co-star.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:11 AM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 06/20/2011

Miss USA, not Miss America, is crowned (Video)

The former Miss California Alyssa Campanella was crowned Miss USA on Sunday.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:05 AM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/20/2011

Watch: Stephen Colbert’s Northwestern commencement speech

The host of “The Colbert Report” has plenty of advice for the class of 2011. He also has sex ed jokes.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 06/18/2011

‘Friday Night Lights,’ the final farewell: ‘Gut Check’

My gut tells me that Vince may be realizing he needs to go easy on the egotistical behavior. It also tells me Becky shouldn’t be serving alcohol at the Landing Strip.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:44 PM ET, 06/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 06/17/2011

Rita Wilson named editor of Huff/Post 40

“Issues related to being over forty have always intrigued me.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:18 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 06/17/2011

In honor of Father’s Day, we test your celebrity kid IQ (Quiz)

Do you know which celebrity named his son Meredith?

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:28 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Quiz

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 06/17/2011

Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees (Photos)

The U.N. ambassador brought her goodwill to Turkey.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:04 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 06/17/2011

Rob Zombie directs spooky Woolite commercial (Video)

Laundry has never been this scary.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:56 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Ads

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Larry David sticks up for ‘Bachelorette’ Ashley Hebert (Video)

“I don't know what this guy did, but I really dislike him.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:18 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  TV

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Rebecca Black removes ‘Friday’ from YouTube, but video returns on official channel

Your plans to get down on “Friday” are back on.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:35 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Lady Gaga’s ‘The Edge of Glory’ video is shockingly simple

Sax player Clarence Clemons appears with Mama Monster.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:00 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Denise Richards to write about Charlie Sheen; Kat Von D, Jesse James plan summer wedding

Kat Von D and Jesse James are planning a summer wedding, Kanye West is sad and more.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:22 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Final ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2’ trailer released (Video)

Get a final look at the film before its July 15 release.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:26 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 06/16/2011

Kelly Osbourne puts Pomeranian to sleep

R.I.P Noodles the Pomeranian.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:26 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Pets

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 06/16/2011

Duggars will show off new grandson on TLC special

Josh and Anna Duggar’s new baby will become a TV star, just like the rest of the family.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:41 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Joss Stone’s alleged would-be attackers charged

The two men have been remanded without bail.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:19 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Crime Watch

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Jim Carrey lets Matt Lauer ride him like a horse on ‘Today’ show

The “Today” show co-host got a ride courtesy of the “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” actor.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:40 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Hugh Jackman may star in ‘Les Miserables’; Charlie Sheen will not get day in court

Charlie Sheen will not get his day in court, Josh and Anna Duggar welcome a son and more.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:14 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Lady Gaga meat dress served up at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

History and meat are being preserved in Cleveland.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:03 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Prisoner says he was involved in 1994 robbery of Tupac Shakur

In a statement posted on AllHipHop.com, Dexter Isaac said he was paid to rob Shakur in 1994.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:22 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 06/15/2011

Crystal Harris: Hugh Hefner is ‘relieved’ wedding was called off (Audio)

“For a while I’ve been having second thoughts about everything,” the almost bride-to-be says.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:04 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 06/15/2011

Barry Manilow performs new song on ‘Good Morning America’ (Video)

The singer/songwriter performed “Bring on Tomorrow” from new album, “15 Minutes.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:24 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 06/15/2011

‘Spider-Man’ issues spoofed by ‘Sesame Street’

Grover has some issues staying airborne in “SpiderMonster, the Musical.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:53 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebritology 2.0, Viral Video | Tags:  TV

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 06/15/2011

Kim Kardashian wants someone to buy her a $7,850 vase

The future Mrs. Kris Humphries’s wedding registry is, in a word, extravagant.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:04 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 06/15/2011

Academy unveils new rules for best picture award nominees

From five to 10 films will now get the chance to win a best picture at the Oscars.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:53 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 06/15/2011

Elizabeth Hurley is divorced; Matthew Fox in talks to join ‘World War Z’

Matthew Fox may join cast of “World War Z,” Madonna working on a new album and more.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:44 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 06/15/2011

Bruce Springsteen: Clarence Clemons needs ‘much care and support ’

“I thank you all for your prayers and positive energy and concern.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:53 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 06/15/2011

Joss Stone may have been target of murder plot

Two men were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and rob near the British singer’s home.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:23 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 06/15/2011

Crystal Harris calls off wedding, as Hugh Hefner tweets to let fans know how he’s doing

The “Playboy” mogul is using Twitter to let fans know how he’s doing.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:45 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 06/15/2011

‘Teen Mom’ star Amber Portwood hospitalized after apparent suicide attempt

Police said the “Teen Mom” star “was depressed and threatening to end her life.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:09 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:16 PM ET, 06/14/2011

Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied welcome baby boy

The Oscar-winning actress and her fiance welcomed a son, People reports.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:16 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 06/14/2011

Betty White offers tips for long, happy life on ‘Letterman’ (Video)

“Try not to die.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:56 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 06/14/2011

Hugh Hefner: Crystal Harris called off wedding, ‘had a change of heart’

“The wedding is off. Crystal has had a change of heart.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:17 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 06/14/2011

Sean Astin will lend voice to new ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’

The actor will voice red-masked turtle, Raphael.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:11 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 06/14/2011

Fran Drescher talks being ‘Happily Divorced’ from gay ex-husband

The “Nanny” actress returns to TV in a show based on her real life relationship with her gay ex-husband.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:23 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Whoopi Goldberg: Tracy Morgan ‘stepped in it’ (Video)

”He made a mistake! There but for the grace of God go all of us!”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:58 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Jessica Simpson joins ‘Fashion Star’; Kim Cattrall talks third ‘Sex and the City’ film

Jessica Simpson heads back to reality television, Ricki Lake gets sued and more.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:38 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Tracy Morgan will return to Tennessee to apologize, says he supports gay marriage

“I believe everyone deserves the right to be happy and marry who they want too.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:36 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Selena Gomez was hospitalized for malnutrition, exhaustion

The Disney star is feeling much better.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:11 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:27 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Tori Spelling, children involved in ‘pretty big’ car accident

The actress, who is pregnant with her third child, was not injured

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:27 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 06/13/2011

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen turn 25

The actresses and fashionistas turn 25 today.

By Mary Keister  |  02:49 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 06/13/2011

Clarence Clemons suffers stroke; Lady Gaga tweets support

A Bruce Springsteen fan site is reporting that the 69-year-old sax player was stricken at his home Sunday.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:16 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 06/13/2011

Tony Awards: Brooke Shields flubs lines, gets bleeped; Catherine Zeta-Jones presents

The actress, who got bleeped later in the awards show, couldn’t catch a break.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:03 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 06/13/2011

Watch Katy Perry’s ‘Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)’

Corey Feldman, Debbie Gibson and Rebecca Black all make appearances in the video.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:05 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 06/13/2011

Conan O’Brien delivers Dartmouth College commencement speech (Video)

The late-night host gave a humorous yet touching send-off to Dartmouth’s class of 2011.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:25 AM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 06/13/2011

Pippa Middleton splits from boyfriend; Lily Allen is married, pregnant

The younger Middleton sister is reportedly on the market again.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:29 AM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 06/13/2011

Laura Ziskin, Hollywood producer, dies at 61

The Hollywood producer battled breast cancer for seven years.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:41 AM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 06/13/2011

Tracy Morgan’s homophobic comments: Chris Rock, Tina Fey and Cheyenne Jackson react

Tracy Morgan has apologized for homophobic comments made at a Nashville show.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:21 AM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 06/13/2011

Darren Criss pulled offstage at ‘Glee’ concert in Washington, D.C.

Despite being dragged into the crowd by a D.C. concert-goer; the Warbler was not injured.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:29 AM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:44 AM ET, 06/13/2011

Tony Awards: Neil Patrick Harris and Hugh Jackman’s host-off (Video)

The two Tonys hosts dueled through song and dance.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:44 AM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:57 PM ET, 06/12/2011

Weekend box office: ‘Super 8’ is No. 1, but hardly a blockbuster

“Super 8” makes $38 million, enough to make it the top movie in America, but not enough to push it into major-hit territory.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:57 PM ET, 06/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 06/10/2011

The Tony Awards: Why they need star power

How Broadway’s big night has to razzle dazzle us, without forgetting its roots.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:45 PM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 06/10/2011

Eli Roth defends Russell Crowe’s circumcision tweets

”It was clearly a joking exchange between friends, never to be taken seriously.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:34 PM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 06/10/2011

‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ and its 25 contributions to pop culture lore

The movie celebrates its 25th anniversary this weekend. We celebrate with a list of 25 Bueller-related moments.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:15 PM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 06/10/2011

Jack White and wife to divorce, throw party

The couple will celebrate the demise of their relationship tonight in Nashville.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:05 PM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 06/10/2011

Tracy Morgan accused of making homophobic comments at Nashville show (Updated)

The “30 Rock” actor is coming under fire for reportedly making anti-gay statements.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:03 PM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 06/10/2011

Neil Patrick Harris dresses his kids in funny clothes (video)

You haven’t lived until you’ve seen a baby that looks like Frida Kahlo.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:28 AM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 06/10/2011

MTV cancels ‘Skins’; Estella Warren charged with DUI, battery

MTV cancels the controversial show “Skins,” Emma Watson may attend Oxford and more.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:59 AM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:26 AM ET, 06/10/2011

Kate Middleton sparkles at charity gala with Prince William (Photos)

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge brought the glamour to a London charity event.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:26 AM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:05 AM ET, 06/10/2011

Morgan Freeman on playing God, ‘Shawshank’ and receiving AFI’s Life Achievement Award

The Oscar-winning actor looks back on his career and also talks, briefly, about ”The Dark Knight Rises.”

By Jen Chaney  |  01:05 AM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Flo Rida arrested for DUI

He was pulled over in Miami Beach and allegedly unable to walk a straight line.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:13 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Rooney Mara goes topless for ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ poster

The oh-so-NSFW poster also features an intense, fully clothed Daniel Craig.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:05 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Michael J. Fox turns 50: We celebrate with an Alex P. Keaton fest

Happy birthday to the man who took way too much speed during a classic episode of “Family Ties:” An Alex P. Keaton fest.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:31 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 06/09/2011

‘Glee’ star Chris Colfer will write novels for young readers

The “Glee” star’s “Land of Stories” is due next summer.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:58 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 06/09/2011

‘Super 8’: The hunt for Easter eggs

This is a J.J. Abrams project. So naturally, it contains hidden secrets.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:24 AM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 06/09/2011

Kate Middleton’s phone possibly hacked; Anne Hathaway injures stuntman

Also, Kim Kardashian will sign a pre-nup. Phew.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:20 AM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 06/09/2011

2011 CMT Awards: Shania Twain trips, Sheryl Crow has a wardrobe malfunction (Video)

Twain suffered from an embarrassing fall while heading to the stage.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:50 AM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 06/09/2011

Rebecca Black makes cameo in Katy Perry music video

Black gets down on Friday in the video for Perry’s “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:02 AM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Zach Galifianakis to escape from mental institution in ‘Hangover III,’ according to Zach Galifianakis

That and other Galifianakis tidbits revealed in Rolling Stone cover story.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:50 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Gabrielle Union weighs in on Rihanna’s ‘Man Down’ video

“Every victim/survivor of rape is unique, including how they THINK they'd like justice 2 be handed out.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:55 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Michael Lohan, Bai Ling to appear on ‘Celebrity Rehab’

Dr. Drew will treat Lindsay Lohan’s father on VH1.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:33 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Meredith Vieira’s ‘Today’ farewell: Breaking down that Journey number

Bad but heartfelt lip-syncing, Jenna Bush’s headband and Abe Vigoda made it something truly special.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:15 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 06/08/2011

Surprise: ‘Super 8’ to open a day early via Twitter campaign

J.J. Abrams’s Spielbergian monster movie will roll out in a limited number of theaters Thursday.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:19 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 06/08/2011

Hayden Panettiere reportedly dating Scotty McKnight; Charlie Sheen is selling Sober Valley Lodge

Also, Chris Noth weighs in on Weiner-gate.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:57 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 06/08/2011

Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany welcome baby girl

Agnes Lark Bettany joined the world last week.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:40 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:25 AM ET, 06/08/2011

Emma Watson says fame, not bullying prompted departure from Brown University

The “Harry Potter” actress denies she left because of bullies.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:25 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 06/07/2011

J.J. Abrams, director of ‘Super 8, ’on how he got his first film gig, courtesy of ‘Nightbeast’

The director/producer of ‘Super 8,’ ‘Lost’ and ‘Alias’ reveals his big movie break, courtesy of ‘Nightbeast.’

By Jen Chaney  |  02:42 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 06/07/2011

Khloe Kardashian suffers wardrobe malfunction on ‘Fox & Friends’

The youngest Kardashian sister pulls a Janet Jackson.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:17 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 06/07/2011

Sienna Miller receives compensation in phone hacking case

She’ll receive 100,000 pounds after seeing personal information appear in the News of the World, information acquired from her private voice mails.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:26 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 06/07/2011

Kathie Lee Gifford smooches Jimmy Fallon (Video)

The “Today” show personality is also quite skilled at “wine pong.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:58 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 06/07/2011

‘Human Centipede’ sequel banned in U.K.; director Tom Six responds

The BBFC rules the horror film too horrific.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:34 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 06/07/2011

Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ reportedly banned; Kate Middleton’s dress to go on display

Some Gaga CDs reportedly were impounded in Lebanon.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:25 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 06/07/2011

Katie Couric talks new ABC show, Donald Trump

The former CBS anchor is glad speculation over her next job is over. “It was so boring, wasn’t it?”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:41 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 06/06/2011

Katie Couric set to launch daytime talk show. Will you watch?

It will begin in September 2012, in case you’re trying to set the DVR of the future.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:41 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 06/06/2011

MTV Movie Awards: Fashion superlatives

Emma Stone looked perfect. Amanda Bynes could have benefited from some shoe help.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:25 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 06/06/2011

Sean Kingston walking, breathing on his own

The singer was hospitalized after a jet ski crash May 29.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:46 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 06/06/2011

‘X-Men: First Class’: A win at the box office, a minor defeat for mutant movies

The origin story did not do as well as its Wolverine-related predecessors. But it did lead another weekend when many movie tickets were sold.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:44 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 06/06/2011

Trace Adkins loses home to fire

The country singer’s Nashville home is considered a “total loss.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:51 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 06/06/2011

Nikki Reed engaged to ‘Idol’ alum?; ‘Jersey Shore’ to return August 4

A “Twilight” engagement, another baby for Lauryn Hill and more.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:03 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 06/06/2011

MTV Movie Awards: Most bizarre moments, from Mila Kunis getting grabby to Gary Busey in a hamster ball

From Mila Kunis getting grabby to Gary Busey in a hamster ball. Also, Robert Pattinson kissed Taylor Lautner.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:02 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 06/06/2011

‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ ends with divorce, airborne drinks (Video)

Tamara Barney strikes back at Jeana Keough.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:02 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:50 PM ET, 06/05/2011

MTV Movie Awards: Robert Pattinson drops f-bomb, bumbles through Reese Witherspoon tribute (Video)

This is a definite blow to Team Edward.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:50 PM ET, 06/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 PM ET, 06/05/2011

The MTV Movie Awards: Live blogged

Every over-the-top moment will be dissected, right here.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:30 PM ET, 06/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 06/05/2011

The MTV Movie Awards: What to expect

Lots of movie promotion, Sudeikis and a showdown in the best kiss category.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:48 PM ET, 06/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 06/04/2011

‘Friday Night Lights,’ the final farewell: ‘Fracture’

In which Eric Taylor uses the handlebars of a Lil’ Scoot tricycle to show he means business.

By Jen Chaney  |  06:20 PM ET, 06/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 06/03/2011

Backstreet Boys/New Kids on the Block vs. the Go-Go’s: Dueling morning show concerts

It’s “Larger Than Life” vs. “We Got the Beat” in an epic showdow of retro pop.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:30 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 06/03/2011

Matt Damon: My father has cancer

The actor revealed that his father, Kent, is being treated for a type of blood cancer.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:16 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 06/03/2011

Pee-Wee Herman’s Melissa Leo-inspired ad

It’s a genius use of Photoshop.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:47 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 06/03/2011

Rihanna defends new video on BET; Camille and Kelsey Grammer custody fight gets ugly

Rihanna defends new video on BET. Camille and Kelsey Grammer custody fight gets ugly. These stories, plus Amy Winehouse’s exit from rehab, in the morning mix.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:25 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 06/03/2011

Have Sean Penn and Scarlett Johansson split?

A report in People says yes, but no reason for the break-up has been given.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:53 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:21 AM ET, 06/03/2011

Pink and Carey Hart welcome a baby girl

The singer gave birth to a daughter, Willow.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:21 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 06/02/2011

A pop culture flashback, courtesy of two ‘Pudding Pops’ authors

Can Underoos and Fashion Plates make a comeback? Writers Gael Fashingbauer Cooper and Brian Bellmont weigh in.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:58 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Jane Lynch: officially the host of the Emmy Awards

Who wants to bet she does at least one bit that involves wearing a Sue Sylvester-esque track suit?

By Jen Chaney  |  03:54 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Nick Offerman encourages men to grow beards for the environment

The “Parks and Recreation” actor is saving the planet, one beard at a time.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:07 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Jessica and Ashlee Simpson to design tween fashions together

That’s right: The Simpson sisters could be dressing your daughter.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:30 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 06/02/2011

‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn’: Watch the preview for ... a preview?

Here’s a clip that touts another clip that will air during the MTV Movie Awards. We all clear on that?

By Jen Chaney  |  12:27 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 06/02/2011

Gwyneth Paltrow joins Twitter

“This is my first Tweet!”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:33 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 06/02/2011

Jane Lynch takes over News Corp. — briefly (Video)

The “Glee” actress had big plans for Rupert Murdoch’s media conglomerate, in a very brief “takeover.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:22 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 06/02/2011

Snooki’s driver’s license revoked; ‘Hunger Games’ to spawn four movies

In other sad news, the daughter of Billy Bob Thornton has been found guilty of aggravated manslaugher.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:00 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 06/02/2011

Clarice Taylor of ‘The Cosby Show’ has died

The woman who played the mother of Heathcliff Huxtable passed away earlier this week at the age of 93.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:15 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:35 AM ET, 06/02/2011

Octomom Nadya Suleman’s fertility doctor to lose license

Dr. Michael Kamrava has been barred from practicing medicine.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:35 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 PM ET, 06/01/2011

Bradley Cooper does interview in French? Oui.

Does it make him seem all the more attractive? Oui again.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:02 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 06/01/2011

Reese Witherspoon to receive MTV Generation Award

Because Tracy Flick wins. Always.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:50 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 06/01/2011

Justin Timberlake opens up about exes Jessica Biel and Britney Spears to Vanity Fair

The singer/actor talks about his ex-girlfriends in July’s Vanity Fair.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:53 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 06/01/2011

Kim Kardashian is not pregnant

The reality star shoots down rumors started by an OK! Magazine cover.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:50 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 06/01/2011

Watch ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ trailer

It’s got quick cuts, big fonts and Led Zeppelin.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:53 AM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 06/01/2011

Kim Zolciak welcomes baby boy

The “Real Housewives” star and her fiance announced their son’s birth on Twitter.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:06 AM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 06/01/2011

Joey McIntyre and wife welcome baby girl; Patrick Dempsey leaving ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

Hello to a new baby, goodbye to McDreamy. Those stories and more in the morning mix.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:49 AM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 06/01/2011

Paris Hilton opens up about sex tape (Video)

The reality star and heiress told Piers Morgan it changed her life forever.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:42 AM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 06/01/2011

Mark-Paul Gosselaar reportedly finalizes divorce

The star of “Franklin & Bash” ends his marriage of more than 13 years.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:09 AM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/01/2011

Blake Lively’s rep says nude photos are fake

The “Gossip Girl” actress may take legal action against publications that published the photos.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Donald Sutherland cast in ‘Hunger Games’

He’ll play President Snow.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:02 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Prince William and Catherine ate Brussels sprouts

The royal couple’s reported veggie of choice aids in fertility.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:03 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Royals

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Will Smith is not dead

The actor falls victim to death rumors once again.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:12 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 05/31/2011

Adrianne Curry and Christopher Knight separate

The actor and model are calling it quits after five years.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:39 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Splits

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 05/31/2011

Snooki in a fender bender in Italy; Avril Lavigne drops profanities at a baseball game

Cheryl Cole is also out as a judge in UK “X Factor.”

By Jen Chaney  |  08:14 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 07:54 AM ET, 05/31/2011

Sean Kingston ‘stabilized’ after jet ski crash (Updated)

The singer was moved from the trauma unit to the ICU.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:54 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

 

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