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Posted at 07:25 PM ET, 12/30/2011

Katy Perry and Russell Brand to divorce: A timeline of their two-year relationship

From first date to divorce, we look back on the odd couple’s two-year relationship.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:25 PM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 12/30/2011

Russell Brand and Katy Perry are getting a divorce

Sadly, Katy and I are ending our marriage. I'll always adore her and I know we'll remain friends,” Brand said in a statement to the Associated Press.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:41 PM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 12/30/2011

Lindsay Lohan not attending New Year’s Eve party in Dubai

A rep for the actress said she will spend the end of 2011 with family and friends.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:35 PM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 12/30/2011

Best films of 2011: The year’s 10 weepiest movie moments

A rundown of moments that made us cry, despite all efforts to resist.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:33 PM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  2011 in Review

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 12/30/2011

Mystery of Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’ inspiration probably solved

It was poison plankton all along.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:20 PM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 12/30/2011

Giuliana Rancic talks mastectomy, recovery on ‘Today’ (Video)

“Up until a week and a half ago, it was hell. It was horrible,” Rancic told Matt Lauer.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:59 AM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 12/30/2011

Elly May Clampett actress settles Barbie suit; man who tried to blackmail David Letterman has a new job

Also in the morning mix: Russell Brand goes outside without his wedding ring on.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:14 AM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Crime Watch, Relationships

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 12/29/2011

From Beyonce to Brad Pitt: Suggested celebrity New Year’s resolutions

The resolutions that some famous people really should make.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:53 PM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  2011 in Review

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 12/29/2011

Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt sing a duet (Video)

The ‘500 Days of Summer’ co-stars reunite to kill you with cuteness.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:52 PM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Celebrities

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 12/29/2011

Caleb Followill of Kings of Leon and Lily Aldridge expecting first child

“We are thrilled to announce that we are expecting our first child together,” the couple, who wed in May, said in a statement.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:11 PM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Baby Boom

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 12/29/2011

Anne Hathaway explains how Hedy Lamarr inspired her Catwoman

“I know this sounds odd, but [Hedy Lamarr’s] breathing is extraordinary,” Hathaway tells the L.A. Times.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:06 PM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 12/29/2011

Wynonna Judd is engaged to Cactus Moser

The singer’s boyfriend Cactus Moser popped the question on Christmas Eve,

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:58 PM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 12/29/2011

Justin Bieber and Emma Watson have very influential haircuts

The Wall Street Journal reports, “Hairstylists are being inundated with requests for pixie cuts and the Bieber swish.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:19 PM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Justin Bieber

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 12/29/2011

Kelly Clarkson tweets support for Ron Paul, receives barrage of angry tweets

The “American Idol” winner’s endorsement of the Republican candidate proved to be unpopular with a handful of her Twitter followers.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:04 AM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Statement

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 12/29/2011

Kid Cudi pens letter to fan who passed away from heart condition

A Texas teen and Kid Cudi fan, who passed away from a heart condition one week ago, shared his story on YouTube.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:59 AM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 12/29/2011

Zoe Saldana and Bradley Cooper may be an item; Is Debra Messing dating her ‘Smash’ co-star?

Also in the morning mix: More relationship rumors from Ashton Kutcher, Debra Messing and Katy Perry.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:52 AM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships

Posted at 10:51 PM ET, 12/28/2011

A review of memorable celebrity and pop culture moments from 2011

Who could forget tiger blood? No one. Seriously. We’ve tried.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:51 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Winners & Losers, Celebrities | Tags:  2011 in Review

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 12/28/2011

Lady Gaga to spend New Year’s Eve with Mayor Bloomberg

Gaga will drop the Times Sqaure Ball at 11:59 p.m.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  04:34 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Lady Gaga

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 12/28/2011

‘Mars Needs Moms’ was the biggest film flop of 2011

“Sucker Punch” and “Arthur” were also not worth their budgets.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:19 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 12/28/2011

Snooki makes list of science-challenged celebs for ‘whale sperm’ comment

“I hate the ocean. It’s all whale sperm,” Snooki said on “Jersey Shore.” For this, she’s landed on a list of celebs who don’t quite understand science.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:14 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 12/28/2011

‘Fast Five,’ ‘The Hangover Part II’ top most pirated movies list for 2011

“The Hangover Part II” and “Thor” came in second and third, respectively.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:39 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 12/28/2011

‘Portlandia’ live tour kicks off, as season two nears

Season two of the IFC show premieres Jan. 6.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:38 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 12/28/2011

Cheetah, one of Tarzan’s sidekick chimps, dies (UPDATE)

He was 80.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:12 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obits

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 12/28/2011

Danny Gokey of ‘American Idol’ is engaged; Giuliana Rancic returns to E!

Also in the morning mix: Is Steven Tyler engaged?

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:57 AM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 12/27/2011

‘Fresh Prince’s’ first Aunt Viv still not a Will Smith fan

“He is still an egomaniac and has not grown up,” Janet Hubert told TMZ.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:41 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Kris Humphries still getting booed, still okay with it

“For me, it makes it a hostile environment and it’s kind of fun to play in that environment,” Humphries told the Record.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:27 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Former ‘SNL’ writer Joe Bodolai dies of apparent suicide

The 63-year-old was found dead in a Los Angeles hotel room Tuesday.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:35 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obits

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 12/27/2011

‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ beat by ‘Mission Impossible,’ ‘Chipmunks’ at holiday box office

The David Fincher-directed film came in fourth at the holiday weekend box office.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:09 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office, Movies

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 12/27/2011

Sinead O’Connor ends marriage after 16 days

“As my good friend said ‘well, at least you got married in Vegas in a pink Cadillac! Can’t get more Rock n Roll than that’ ” O’Connor wrote on her blog.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:42 AM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 12/27/2011

Taylor Lautner pictured on phony People cover; Lady Gaga sued by former assistant

Also in the morning mix: Jennifer Hudson turned down a role in “Precious.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:59 AM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 12/27/2011

Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey engaged

The “Dazed and Confused” actor asked his longtime girlfriend, model Camila Alves, to marry him on Christmas.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:31 AM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Relationships

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 12/24/2011

‘A Christmas Story’ and Grover Dill: Tribute to a toadie

An appreciation of the kid who aided and abetted yellow-eyed bully Scut Farcus.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:44 AM ET, 12/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Holiday Pop Culture

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 12/23/2011

Louis Vuitton sues Warner Bros. over bag used in ‘The Hangover Part II’

The company alleges that the bag carried by Zach Galifianakis’s character was a fake.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  04:43 PM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Watch, Movies

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 12/23/2011

Hulu picks ‘Community’; The Post chooses ‘Downton Abbey’: What was your favorite TV show of 2011?

The Post selected “Downton Abbey,” while other outlets have named “Community” and “Breaking Bad” as the best shows of 2011.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:47 PM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 12/23/2011

Tyler, the Creator arrested, charged with felony vandalism

The rapper allegedly destroyed a soundboard that belonged to The Roxy Theatre.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:54 PM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Watch

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 12/23/2011

‘Community’ fans hold protest outside of Rockefeller Plaza (Video)

Fans of the benched NBC comedy chanted, “Six seasons and a movie!”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:03 AM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 12/23/2011

‘X Factor’ crowns a winner; Justin Bieber donates $500k to charity, sings with little sister

Also in the morning mix: Jonathan Ames spent $1,600 on his “Bored to Death” wake.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:06 AM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies | Tags:  TV

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 12/23/2011

‘Prometheus’ trailer: Ridley Scott is back to scare your pants off

Ridley Scott returns to sci-fi to terrify audiences everywhere.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:46 AM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 12/22/2011

‘American Horror Story’ will haunt a different house every season

So that’s how they plan to keep this show fresh and newly weird.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:38 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Horror Story

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 12/22/2011

Matt Damon and Cameron Crowe on ‘We Bought a Zoo,’ the power of music and Tom Cruise

In an interview, the film’s star and director also dish on music, John Cusack and Tom Cruise.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:28 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 12/22/2011

Miley Cyrus spends part of vacation in Costa Rica swearing at rude woman

The former Disney star was called a nasty name by a person unhappy with her decision to stop taking pictures with fans.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:58 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 12/22/2011

CoverGirl ad featuring Taylor Swift nixed over ‘enhanced’ eyelashes

Procter & Gamble agreed to pull the ads after a watchdog group objected to its claims.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:12 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 12/22/2011

Adam Lambert blames arrest on alcohol, jet lag

The “American Idol” runner-up was arrested for fighting with his boyfriend outside a bar in Finland.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:38 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Watch

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 12/22/2011

Unconventional holiday movies: What to watch if you’re sick of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

Seven viewing options to make this a non-traditional cinematic Christmas.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:18 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Holiday Pop Culture

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 12/22/2011

See Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin in ‘Game Change’ trailer; Christian Bale called out by Chinese government

Also in the morning mix: Adam Lambert gets arrested.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:34 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 12/22/2011

Kardashian family says there’s ‘no truth’ to sweatshop allegations

“We are continuing to investigate the matter and if there is any evidence of an illegal operation then they will cease work with that manufacturer immediately,” a rep for the Kardashians said.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:39 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Kim Kardashian

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 12/22/2011

‘American Horror Story’ season finale: It’s a wonderful death

The Harmons finally find happiness. Not surprisingly, their happiness is a little weird.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:28 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Horror Story

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 12/21/2011

‘American Horror Story’: As we prepare for the season finale, we ask: Is this show good?

As we get ready to take in the end of season one, we ask an important question: Is this show good?

By Jen Chaney  |  04:51 PM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Horror Story

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 12/21/2011

R. Kelly wants to bring you 32 more installments of ‘Trapped in the Closet’

TMZ reports that the hip-hop artist wants to continue the storyline of his music video saga.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:56 PM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Orson Welles’s ‘Citizen Kane’ Oscar sells for $861k

Magician David Copperfield was among the bidders.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:58 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Snooki sued for $7 million; Kris Humphries signs $8 million deal with New Jersey Nets

Also: Tom Cruise attempts to beat Jimmy Fallon in wreath tossing. This proves to be a Mission: Impossible.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:42 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Jersey Shore, Celebrities

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Debra Messing and husband Daniel Zelman separate

The couple split earlier this year after more than a decade of marriage.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:28 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 12/21/2011

David Archuleta to spend two years on Mormon mission (Video)

The “American Idol” runner-up made the announcement at a Salt Lake City tour stop.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:59 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 11:31 PM ET, 12/20/2011

‘The Hobbit’ trailer: Once more into Middle-earth

The first preview for the “Lord of the Rings” prequel has been released. That sound you hear is Tolkien and Peter Jackson nerds, weeping with joy.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:31 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Jason Alexander responds to Britney Spears engagement and kind of sounds like the other Jason Alexander

Is it me or does his bitterness smack of George Costanza, the role played by the other Alexander?

By Jen Chaney  |  05:46 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Britney Spears

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Rebecca Black’s ‘Friday’ is YouTube’s most watched video of 2011

Apparently, the Internet had to get down on “Friday” a lot.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:52 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Viral Video

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Max from ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’: Unsung holiday pop culture hero

Sure, the Grinch’s heart grows three sizes. But Max the dog already had a big heart — and a high tolerance for abuse.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:56 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Holiday Pop Culture

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Rihanna responds to Dutch magazine that called her a racist name

Dutch magazine Jackie referred to Rihanna using the N-word in an article that was meant to be complimentary.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:53 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Ryan Gosling cares about the chickens who lay eggs for McDonald’s

Zooey Deschanel, Steve-O and eight other celebs have asked McDonald’s to use cage-free egg suppliers.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:59 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Political Statement

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 12/20/2011

‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’: Should David Fincher have redone the Swedish film?

Do Americans need their own versions of movies just so they can avoid reading subtitles?

By Jen Chaney  |  09:16 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Jon Bon Jovi posts photo to prove he’s alive; Amber Portwood of ‘Teen Mom’ sent to jail

Also in the morning mix: The Kardashians Khristmas Kard is here.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:10 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Crime Watch, Movies

Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Chaz Bono and Jennifer Elia call off engagement

“We remain on good terms with nothing but respect and affection 4 each other,” Bono tweeted.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:04 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships

Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Jessica Lange and Sam Shepard have separated

Can any Hollywood marriage stay together?

By Jen Chaney  |  07:16 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships | Tags:  American Horror Story

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Lil’ Kim, Kim Jong Il and the inevitable confusion after a prominent figure’s death

Questions such as “Is Lil Kim dead??” popped up on Twitter after the death of North Korea’s “Dear Leader.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:34 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Rumor Mill

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 12/19/2011

‘The Dark Knight Rises’ trailer released: Batten down the hatches (video)

Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) doesn’t look so good, while Bane blows up a football field.

By Sarah Anne Hughes and Jen Chaney  |  03:02 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Joe Jonas tells fans he’s ‘fine’ after weekend trip to the hospital

The middle Jonas brother was taken to a hospital Sunday for stomach pains.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:11 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Lindsay Lohan’s Playboy issue is ‘selling very well,’ according to magazine

The actress’s nude pictorial in the men’s magazine leaked online.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:14 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 12/19/2011

Justin Bieber was never a Belieber in Santa Claus

“But I didn’t tell my friends or ruin it for anyone — I was a good kid!” Bieber told AOL Music.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:05 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Justin Bieber

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 12/19/2011

‘Sherlock Holmes’ was No. 1, but Tom Cruise was the real winner at the weekend box office

“Sherlock Holmes” was No. 1. But a little sleuthing shows “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol” was the real winner, given its limited release.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:47 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office, Movies

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 12/19/2011

Jimmy Fallon, Horatio Sanz perform ‘I Wish It Was Christmas Today’ on ‘SNL’ once again (Video)

Horatio Sanz, Jimmy Fallon, Chris Kattan and Tracy Morgan returned to the late night show to perform the now classic holiday song.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:14 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 12/19/2011

NYU professor allegedly fired for giving James Franco a D?; ‘Survivor: South Pacific’ declares its winner

Also: The repeated playing of a Justin Bieber song makes high school students donate to a good cause.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:51 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 12/19/2011

Michael Jackson possessions sell for nearly $1 million at auction (Photos)

An armoire with a handwritten message from the King of Pop sold for over $18,000.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:32 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Michael Jackson

Posted at 09:13 PM ET, 12/18/2011

J.R. Martinez and girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones expecting child

The “Dancing With the Stars” champ is going to be a dad.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:13 PM ET, 12/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Baby Boom

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 12/18/2011

Jimmy Fallon and Tina Fey vs. Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers on ‘SNL’ (Video)

The two sets of Weekend Update partners engaged in a joke-off.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:42 AM ET, 12/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 12/16/2011

Gift guide 2011: Holiday ideas for the celebrity- and pop culture-obsessed

Present possibilities, from the I Am T-Pain microphone to a plush Lil’ Sebastian.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:52 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Holiday Pop Culture

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 12/16/2011

Hugh Hefner had ‘mixed emotions’ about Lindsay Lohan’s Playboy shoot

Hugh Hefner wasn’t so sure it was a good idea to have Lindsay Lohan disrobe for the pages of Playboy.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:10 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 12/16/2011

Michelle Williams to be honored as an honorary Irishwoman

The “My Week With Marilyn” star will follow in the footsteps of J.J. Abrams and Paul Rudd and be feted at the US-Ireland Alliance’s Oscar Wilde party.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:10 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 12/16/2011

Charlize Theron to 30-something women: Drop the Hello Kitty

“I see so many women in their 30s walking around in Hello Kitty [expletive] and nobody’s concerned for them,” Theron said at a New York Times’s panel last Friday.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:31 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 12/16/2011

Britney Spears and Jason Trawick are engaged

Her former agent reportedly proposed last night, and they will celebrate tonight in Vegas.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:47 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Britney Spears, Relationships

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 12/16/2011

Tom Hanks kisses America under the mistletoe (Video)

The “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” star shared a Christmas greeting on the “Late Show.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:42 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 12/16/2011

Phil Spector appeals to Supreme Court; Reese Witherspoon to star in movie on West Memphis 3

Also: Clint Eastwood’s family gets a reality show.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:19 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 12/16/2011

Christian Bale attempts to visit Chinese activist, is blocked by guards (Video)

The actor’s run-in with plainclothes guards was captured on video by a CNN camera crew.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:31 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Political Statement

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 12/15/2011

Melissa McCarthy, ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Breaking Bad’ and more Golden Globe snubs

A shout-out to those the Foreign Press passed over this year.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:28 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 12/15/2011

Rodney Atkins files for divorce following accusations of abuse

The country singer has denied the allegation.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:20 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Watch

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 12/15/2011

Courtney Love may be evicted from townhouse over interior changes, fire (UPDATE)

A small fire broke out in the house this summer.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:41 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 12/15/2011

Golden Globe nominations: ‘American Horror Story,’ ‘Necessary Roughness’ and more TV surprises

As always, the Golden Globe nominations on the TV side were a tad unpredictable.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:22 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 12/15/2011

‘The Expendables 2’: Chuck Norris joins Stallone’s crew (Video)

Chuck Norris and Jean Claude Van Damme join the cast.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:10 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Golden Globe nominations: Sofia Vergara stumbles over Scorsese’s name; Woody Harrelson wants you to see ‘Rampart’

The ceremony to announce the Golden Globe nominations was more entertaining than usual.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:32 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golden Globes

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 12/15/2011

‘Wire’ fan alert: Idris Elba and Dominic West receive Golden Globe nominations

Obviously the nominations weren’t for “The Wire.” But come on, Stringer Bell! McNulty!

By Jen Chaney  |  11:02 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Golden Globe nominations: Rooney Mara, Ryan Gosling and more movie surprises

The nominations that made us happily surprised.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:06 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Golden Globe nominations: ‘The Artist,’ George Clooney and Ryan Gosling snag nods

The Hollywood Foreign Press really loved “The Ides of March.”

By Jen Chaney  |  09:07 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 12/15/2011

‘American Horror Story’: Croatoa, Connie Britton screams and a major dose of crazy in ‘Birth’

Vivien Harmon and the case against (haunted) home delivery.

By Jen Chaney and Paul Williams  |  08:35 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Horror Story

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Golden Globe nominations: What was the biggest #Globeshocker or #Globefail?

Watch a video of the announcement here.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:35 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Barbara Walters interviews ‘fascinating’ Kardashians; Lady Gaga is top-earning female musician

The most fascinating moment? Walters calling the Kardashians talentless to their faces.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:13 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 12/14/2011

Giuliana Rancic undergoes ‘successful’ double mastectomy, is already ‘cracking jokes’

“She had a little bit of pain through the night but is feeling much better this morning and was cracking jokes,” her husband, Bill Rancic, told E!

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  04:40 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 12/14/2011

‘American Horror Story’: What will happen when Vivien gives ‘Birth’?

An attempt to guess how Vivien’s long-awaited demon-spawn delivery will go.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:41 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Horror Story

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 12/14/2011

First ‘30 Rock’ promo teases Liz Lemon has a secret (Video)

Tina Fey and the NBC comedy returns Jan. 12.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:05 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 12/14/2011

Lindsay Lohan meets probation goal, receives praise at hearing

Judge told Lohan in court Wednesday, “You’re doing well and I’d like to see it continue.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:43 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 12/14/2011

‘The Dictator’ trailer: Sacha Baron Cohen rules, tells Kardashian jokes (Video)

Sacha Baron Cohen wants to shock you with Kardashian jokes.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:25 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 12/14/2011

Golden Globe predictions: Will ‘The Help’ be edged out of best picture contention by ‘War Horse’?

And what of “Moneyball”?

By Jen Chaney  |  12:17 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Louis C.K. makes profit off $5 online video: ‘I think we can safely say that the experiment really worked’

The comedian said he’s made about $200,000 after making his comedy special available for download.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:02 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 12/14/2011

The SAG Award nominations: ‘The Artist,’ ‘Descendants,’ ‘Bridesmaids,’ ‘The Help’ score nods

Who was recognized, and who got shut out in this early round of best film nods?

By Jen Chaney  |  09:53 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Lindsay Lohan heads to probation hearing after missing flight, ‘Ellen’ taping

Believe it or not, this may be the beginning of the end of Lilo’s legal troubles.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:47 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Fantasia Barrino gives birth to son; Paris Jackson to appear on ‘Ellen DeGeneres Show’

Also in the morning mix: Elizabeth Taylor’s jewelry collection brings in $115 million.

By Jen Chaney and Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:23 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Matisyahu shaves beard, drama ensues

The formerly Hasidic musician said he doesn’t need it anymore.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:03 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 01:00 AM ET, 12/14/2011

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: Yes, they know it’s Christmas

The New Directions celebrate the holidays so hard, they forget to bother with a plot in this week’s episode, “Extraordinary Merry Christmas.”

By Jen Chaney  |  01:00 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glee

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 12/13/2011

‘Rock of Ages’ trailer: So who wants to see Catherine Zeta-Jones sing Twisted Sister?

Starring Russell Brand in a mullet, a shirtless Tom Cruise and an applauding monkey.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:37 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 12/13/2011

James Franco reviewed ‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn — Part 1’

And also “The Descendants.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:22 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 12/13/2011

The ‘American Horror Story’ house is for sale

For $4.5 million, you get an updated kitchen and Tiffany fixtures. Also, the ghosts convey.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:46 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Horror Story

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 12/13/2011

Matt Damon, Cameron Crowe respond to David Denby’s dismissive ‘We Bought a Zoo’ comment

Crowe likens the whole thing to a bar fight that spilled onto his table. Damon mentions that “Jerry Maguire” made him cry.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:13 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 12/13/2011

Four Kardashian spin-offs may be in your future

Bonnie Hammer, the new chair of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment,said E! will depend less on the Kardashian franchise, but the family isn’t going anywhere yet.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:18 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Kim Kardashian

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Amy Winehouse’s father against biopic? Not quite

While the father of the late singer told the Daily Mail he would “never” sanction a biopic, his spokesman told Celebritology the subject is not closed.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:55 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Taran Killam and ‘SNL’ cohorts do late night recreation of Robyn’s ‘Call Your Girlfriend’ (Video)

Taran Killam honors musical guest Robyn by doing an impressive recreation of one of her videos.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:56 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  TV

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt ‘got lost’ on Amazon.com

“My brain is too scattered and the wires go in different directions. I'll stick to catalogs,” Jolie told USA Today.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:55 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Katie Couric splits with boyfriend; ‘Hugo,’ ‘The Artist’ lead Broadcast Film Critics noms

Also: Tom Sizemore is writing a memoir.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:50 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 12/13/2011

‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ trailer: More Channing Tatum, more explosions

And sword fighting on the side of mountains!

By Jen Chaney  |  08:28 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Russell Simmons, Kal Penn offer support to ‘All American Muslim’ after Lowe’s pulls sponsorship

Simmons offered to buy ad time on the TLC show after Lowe’s pulled its sponsorship.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:28 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 12/12/2011

New ‘Dark Knight Rises’ poster teases ‘The Legend Ends’

Is Batman going down for good?

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:42 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 12/12/2011

Rob Lowe gets deal to write second book; may we suggest some other potential books?

Now that Lowe will write “Love Life,” we suggest some other books we really wish some well-known figures would write.

By Jessica Goldstein  |  02:26 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

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

Mindy McCready claims son was hit with wooden spoon

In an inteview with “20/20,” the country singer said she and her siblings were abused as children.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:02 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Crime Watch

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

Golden Globe Awards: Can ‘The Muppets’ make the best musical or comedy cut?

A look at the likely nominees for one of the Globes’ best picture categories.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:24 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 12/12/2011

‘Boardwalk Empire’ finale: The shock heard round the world (Poll)

Sunday’s “Empire” finale ended with a shot that has viewers up in arms.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:42 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 12/12/2011

‘Men in Black 3’ trailer: See Josh Brolin as Tommy Lee Jones

Will Smith (Agent J) and Tommy Lee Jones (Agent K) reteam via time travel.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:46 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Lindsay Lohan doesn’t get why we’re fascinated with her. Hey look, her purse was stolen!

“I suppose it is all part of this trend of people wanting to know every single detail of a celebrity's life,” Lohan told Playboy.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:37 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Steve Guttenberg gets Walk of Fame star; L.A. Film Critics name ‘Descendants’ best picture

Also in the morning mix: The Boston Society of Film Critics went with “The Artist” as best picture of the year.

By Jen Chaney and Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:34 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Lamar Odom traded to Dallas: Is Khloe Kardashian heading to Texas?

With Lamar Odom’s trade to the Dallas Mavericks confirmed, it seems the youngest Kardashian sister will be moving to Texas.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:03 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 12:17 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Alec Baldwin apologizes to Alec Baldwin on ‘SNL’ (Video)

In the guise of Capt. Steve Rogers on SNL, Baldwin made it clear that American Airlines is really sorry about the whole Words With Friends episode.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:17 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 12/11/2011

AFI names ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,’ ‘Breaking Bad’ and more as top movies and TV shows of 2011

What made the American Film Institute’s top 10 movies and TV shows, and what got snubbed?

By Jen Chaney  |  04:32 PM ET, 12/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Awards Season, TV

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 12/11/2011

‘New Year’s Eve’ is the No. 1 movie in America. Yes, really.

Despite stern warnings from critics, moviegoers opted to see the star-filled rom-com.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:50 PM ET, 12/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office, Movies

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Jon Voight shows up at premiere of Angelina Jolie’s ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’

Jolie’s dad may or may not have been invited, depending on who you believe.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:55 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Lindsay Lohan’s Playboy pictorial leaks online (UPDATE)

The actress invokes Marilyn Monroe in the 10 photo pictorial.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:14 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 12/09/2011

‘New Year’s Eve’: Assessing the performances of (almost) every star

A stitched-together series of reviews of the actors in this rom-com debacle.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:09 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 12/09/2011

‘American Psycho’ remake: Bret Easton Ellis wants Scott Disick

Ellis tweeted, “I have warned Lionsgate that I will not approve a new version of ‘American Psycho’ unless it stars SCOTT DISICK or MILES FISHER.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:39 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Hulk Hogan files defamation suit against ex-wife Linda

Linda Hogan claimed in her book that the wrestler was physically abusive.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:36 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Crime Watch

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Justin Bieber wants dads to buy his perfume

New ads for Someday also allow fans to upload their pictures into the video.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:09 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Justin Bieber

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 12/09/2011

‘Community’ celebrates Christmas by ripping into ‘Glee’ (Video)

It was a very musical, and very funny, episode.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:31 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Holiday Pop Culture

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Kris Humphries declines to discuss Kim Kardashian during interview about split with Kim Kardashian

GMA’s Josh Elliott did his best, but in the end, the out-of work-basketball player stayed on message.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:19 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Kim Kardashian

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Rachel Crow’s tears flow after ‘X Factor’ cut; Sinead O’Connor weds in Vegas

Also in the morning mix: Alec Baldwin gets an invite from Greyhound.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:05 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  TV

Posted at 07:52 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Michelle Duggar of TLC’s ‘19 Kids and Counting’ suffers miscarriage

Duggar suffered a miscarriage after being pregnant with her 20th child.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:52 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 12/08/2011

John Lennon’s death marked by Yoko Ono, fans worldwide 31 years later

The Beatles singer and advocate for peace was murdered in 1980.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  04:07 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 12/08/2011

‘Community’: The cast engages in pop culture trivia war (Video)

They know their “Pretty Woman” and their Lloyd Dobler.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:40 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Ellie Kemper confirms engagement to Michael Koman with really funny pie story on ‘Conan’ (Video)

The “Bridesmaids” star is marrying her boyfriend of a few years, Mike Koman.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:18 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 12/08/2011

‘The Five Year Engagement’ trailer: Watch Jason Segel and Emily Blunt not get married

The first preview for the rom-com has surfaced, complete with a British-accented Alison Brie.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:23 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Harry Morgan remembered: Mike Farrell pays tribute to his ‘M*A*S*H’ co-star

“He was a treasure as a person, an imp at times, and always a true professional,” Farrell said in a statement to Celebritology.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:04 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Obits

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 12/08/2011

FYI: Tom Cruise still really wants to make ‘Top Gun 2’ (Video)

He tells MTV News that if it happens, he wants it to be done in the same tone and shot in the same way as the first “Top Gun.”

By Jen Chaney  |  11:55 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 12/08/2011

Mindy McCready tells ‘20/20’ she did nothing wrong by taking son (video)

“What I did was to protect my child, and there’s not a person in the world that’s going to tell me that that is wrong.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:09 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 12/08/2011

‘America’s Next Top Model’ ends with surprise disqualification

Angelea Preston was disqualified after shooting wrapped for an unknown reason.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:22 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 12/08/2011

Lindsay Lohan’s Playboy cover leaks; Jeff Probst weds Lisa Ann Russell

The pictorial will be revealed on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” next week.

By Sarah Anne Hughes and Jen Chaney  |  09:25 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies | Tags:  Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/08/2011

‘American Horror Story’: 8 questions about ‘Smoldering Children’

In which a fly infestation leads to an important revelation for Violet.

By Jen Chaney and Paul Williams  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Horror Story

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 12/08/2011

Alec Baldwin apologizes to flight passengers, laments modern air travel

The actor blames certain flight attendants for making “flying a Greyhound bus experience.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:40 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 10:03 PM ET, 12/07/2011

‘The Three Stooges’ trailer: Oh, nyuk

The trailer for the upcoming, long gestating “Three Stooges” movie does not look promising.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:03 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 12/07/2011

Tom Cruise fans in India weren’t hired, says Paramount

A report claimed around 200 people were paid $3 to cheer for Tom Cruise.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:12 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 12/07/2011

Katy Perry promotes ‘Saturday Night Live’: Russell Brand impressions and a little dance (Video)

The singer will host the show for the first time this weekend.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:39 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Sinead O’Connor to wed boyfriend Barry Herridge

The “Nothing Compares 2 U” singer will get married for the fourth time Thursday, her 45th birthday.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:07 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 12/07/2011

Harry Morgan, Col. Potter of ‘M*A*S*H,’ has died

Harry Morgan, who also starred on “Dragnet,” was best known for playing Col. Potter.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:33 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obits

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 12/07/2011

Angelina Jolie on ‘Land of Blood and Honey’ lawsuit: ‘It's par for the course’

A Croatian journalist has sued the actress for copyright infringement.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:31 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Alec Baldwin leaves Twitter; American Airlines says actor was ‘extremely rude to the crew’

The actor used “offensive language” and was “extremely rude to the crew,” according to American Airlines.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:48 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Kris Jenner, Mark Ballas to decide who next Miss America is

They are among the seven largely ABC-affiliated judges of the Miss America pageant.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Adele’s tour rider requests: Donations to charity and no North American beer

The soul singer also asks that high-quality lager not from North America be provided.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:51 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Terrence Howard denies abusing estranged wife; Judge grants restraining order

The “Crash” actor must stay 100 yards away from his estranged wife until a Jan. 17 hearing.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:13 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Crime Watch

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Alec Baldwin receives support from Words With Friends after being kicked off flight

The “30 Rock” actor was removed from a flight at LAX for playing a popular mobile app.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:21 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Barbara Orbison dies exactly 23 years after husband Roy; judge gives okay for Beyoncé suit

Also: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees were announced.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:20 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Jesse James calls Sandra Bullock ‘some Hollywood actress’ during TV appearance

James made the comment during an appearance on “American Chopper: The Build-Off” this week.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:05 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 11:46 PM ET, 12/06/2011

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: Chord Overstreet returns for a sectionals showdown

Sam resurfaces just in time to rejoin the New Directions and attempt to take down the Troubletones.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:46 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glee

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

Alec Baldwin kicked off an American Airlines flight for ‘playing Words With Friends’

“Now on the 3 o’clock American flight. The flight attendants already look.....smarter,” he tweeted Tuesday after catching another flight.

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

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Giuliana Rancic on mastectomy: ‘I’m going to feel more like a woman when this is all done’

“I already feel like I have grown so much from this whole experience,” Rancic said of her breast cancer.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  04:39 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 12/06/2011

David Fincher on ‘Dragon Tattoo’ embargo break: ‘I wouldn’t show movies to anybody before they’re released’

The “Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” director speaks out about the New Yorker’s decision to run an early review of his film.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:46 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Rita Hayworth’s grandson, Andrew Embiricos, found dead in New York

Andrew Embiricos was 25.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:53 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obits

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Robert Downey Jr., wife Susan expecting a boy (Video)

“I can’t say a word. We’re having a boy,” Downey said in a cat out of the bag burst on the “Tonight Show.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:48 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Baby Watch

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 12/06/2011

‘Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close’: The weep-worthy second trailer

The Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock movie hits emotional 9/11 notes hard in a new clip.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:47 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Oscars | Tags:  Movie Trailers, Awards Season

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Watch: Justin Bieber’s ‘Santa Claus Is Coming to Town’ (Video)

Dressed like a Steampunk Oliver Twist in harem pants, Bieber croons, brings toys to life and plays drums in Santa’s pretty sad looking workshop.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:37 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 12/06/2011

‘Jersey Shore,’ season five: Watch the trailer

They’re back in New Jersey. And back to the same old GTL drama.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:42 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Jersey Shore

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Ashton Kutcher and Lea Michele: A master class in the art of red carpet mugging

Ladies and gentlemen, this is how it’s done.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:37 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 12/06/2011

‘Cabin in the Woods’ trailer: Stop me if you’ve heard this one (video)

Chris Hemsworth stars in this horror/sci-fi flick from Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:24 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Kim Richards of ‘RHOBH’ reportedly heads to rehab; Jason Aldean wins big at ACAs

Also in the morning mix: Chewbacca will guest star on “Glee.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes and Jen Chaney  |  08:37 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies

Posted at 07:49 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Larry King would like to ‘be frozen’ after he dies

“It's the only hedging of a bet,” King said of his hope to be frozen after death.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:49 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Bradley Cooper also thinks Ryan Gosling is sexier than he is (Video)

In an interview on the UK’s “The Graham Norton Show.” he acknowledges the Sexiest Man Alive controversy but stops just short of conceding his title.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:25 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Cooper, Ryan Gosling

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Rosie O’Donnell engaged to Michelle Rounds

The talk show host, who announced the news during a taping of her OWN show, is reportedly planning a Christmas wedding.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:55 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Shermy in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’: A tribute to an unsung holiday pop culture hero

He may have only one line, but if this unsung hero is more than just a taller Linus — always the shepherd, always in our hearts.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:23 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Holiday Pop Culture

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Angelina Jolie: Kids commit me to Brad Pitt (Video)

“Once you have six children, you're committed,” Jolie said when asked about marriage in a “Nightline” interview.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:52 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Relationships

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Fake Kristen Stewart explains real-ish Christmas story (Video)

The holidays have come early this year, thanks to this video of fake Kristen Stewart explaining what she thinks is the real story of the first Christmas.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:11 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Viral Video

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Steve Buscemi hosts ‘SNL’: Creepy guy roles, Miley Cyrus jokes and too much Wiig (video)

The “Boardwalk Empire” star hosted the show, which spoofed Miley Cyrus and his own TV character.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:22 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 12/05/2011

The ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ review controversy

The New Yorker broke its embargo to run an early review of David Fincher’s film.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:18 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 12/05/2011

Lady Gaga accepts Trevor Project award : ‘This means more to me than any Grammy I could ever win’

“I learned very long ago that my time here on this Earth would not just be for pop singing because I was very blessed to have beautiful fans,” Gaga said.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:54 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Lady Gaga

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 12/05/2011

Lindsay Lohan is not joining ‘Celebrity Big Brother’

A U.K. tabloid claimed Lohan was considering a deal to appear on the reality show.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:45 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 12/05/2011

‘The Artist’ named best film of 2011 by Washington Area Film Critics Association

Martin Scorsese, George Clooney and Michelle Williams also singled out for their work.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:16 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 12/05/2011

Giuliana Rancic to undergo double mastectomy two months after announcing she has breast cancer (Video)

Rancic said she hopes to take “the stigma away” from the word “mastectomy.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:40 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 12/05/2011

Madonna will perform at the Super Bowl; Meryl Streep saluted during Kennedy Center Honors

The pop icon will be the marquee entertainment at the Feb. 5 game.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:23 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/05/2011

Mindy McCready, son found in closet: Boy will be taken from Arkansas to Florida

The singer’s son will be returned to his grandmother in Florida.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Watch

Posted at 11:36 PM ET, 12/04/2011

Brooke Mueller: Her sad weekend arrest

The ex-wife of Charlie Sheen was charged with cocaine possession and third-degree assault after an incident at an Aspen, Colo., nightclub.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:36 PM ET, 12/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Charlie Sheen, Crime Watch

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 12/04/2011

‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn’ once again crushes ‘Muppets’ at the box office

Can’t those marriage-consummating vampires give Kermit a break?

By Jen Chaney  |  05:14 PM ET, 12/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office, Movies

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 12/02/2011

‘The Waltons’ reunite on ‘Today’

Ma, John-Boy and six other Waltons talked with Matt Lauer.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:08 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 12/02/2011

Nicki Minaj is now a one-of-a-kind Barbie

The one-of-a-kind doll will be auctioned off for charity

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:35 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 12/02/2011

Britney Spears turns 30: A timeline of her tabloid life

From pop princess to troubled adult and back again, Spears is the comeback queen.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:44 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Britney Spears

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 12/02/2011

Mindy McCready did not return son by judge’s deadline

The country singer does not have custody of the child.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:55 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Crime Watch

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 12/02/2011

‘Twilight’ with Michelle Trachtenberg? It could have happened.

The “Buffy” actress was considered for the role in the vampire films.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:33 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 12/02/2011

Steve Buscemi is pretty nervous about hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’ (Video)

This is either going to be delightfully weird or just weird weird.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:54 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  SNL

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 12/02/2011

Adam Carolla is not a fan of Occupy Wall Street; Justin Bieber sends his love to ‘X Factor’ contestant

Also in the morning mix: Barbara Walters is booed.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:12 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Political Statement

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 12/02/2011

Lady Gaga’s ‘Marry the Night’ video debuts

The singer’s ‘Marry the Night’ video features flaming cars, dance numbers and Gaga losing her mind.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:56 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 12/01/2011

‘Hugo,’ George Clooney dubbed big winners by National Board of Review

Martin Scorsese was chosen as best director, while Clooney and Tilda Swinton took the respective best actor and actress honors.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:40 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 12/01/2011

TLC biopic coming to VH1

The story of Left Eye, Chilli and T-Boz will finally be told.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:00 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 12/01/2011

The 2012 Grammy nominations: Tina Fey and more non-musical nominees

Sure, people like Adele and Bruno Mars have been nominated. But so have Tina Fey, Seth MacFarlane and Betty White.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:18 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Grammy Awards

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 12/01/2011

Piers Morgan calls Patrice O’Neal a ‘she’ twice during CNN segment

The CNN host corrected himself after seeing an image of the late comedian.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:11 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 12/01/2011

‘American Horror Story’: Questions about ‘Spooky Little Girl’

With Vivien out of the way, the ghostly women of Murder House do their best to tempt Ben.

By Paul Williams  |  11:03 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Justin Bieber and Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ video: Product placement and holiday cheer

The two superstars get into the holiday spirit by hawking Nintendos.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:53 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Hanson brothers to sell beer called MMMhop, obviously

Issac, Zac and Taylor are all grown up and want to get you tipsy.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:44 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Daniel Day-Lewis spotted with Lincoln beard; Kristin Cavallari, Jay Cutler engaged — again

Also in the morning mix: Vinny from “Jersey Shore” enters, quickly quits the rap game.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:02 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music, Movies

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Zach Gilford of ‘Friday Night Lights’ engaged to someone who is not Julie Taylor

His fiancee is a notoriously controversial former “Lost” cast member.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:36 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lost | Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Mindy McCready pregnant with twins, may not return to Florida with son by Thursday, AP reports

The troubled country singer told the AP that she may be unable to return to Florida.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:22 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 12/01/2011

The Grammy nominations show: The Lady Gaga/Sugarland team-up and more notable performances

The announced nominees were largely expected. But some of the artists who came together to perform on the CBS program were not.

By Jen Chaney  |  07:55 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Grammy Awards

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Kris Humphries seeks annulment of marriage to Kim Kardashian on basis of fraud

The basis for the annulment, as noted in Humphries’ court filing? Fraud.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:50 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Kim Kardashian, Relationships

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Barbara Walters’s most fascinating person of 2011: Who will it be?

ABC revealed seven of the 10 endlessly fascinating people to be featured in this year’s special. So who will top the list?

By Jen Chaney  |  03:47 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Mindy McCready, son reported missing, according to Florida police

The country singer does not have custody of her son.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:06 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Crime Watch

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Jesse Eisenberg sues Lionsgate, Grindstone Entertainment for making it seem like he starred in a terrible movie

The actor alleges that the DVD cover of the horror flick, “Camp Hell,” greatly exaggerates his role in the film.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:15 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies, Crime Watch

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Taylor Kitsch unveils ‘John Carter’ trailer (Video)

Tim Riggins shared the full trailer for his new movie on “Good Morning America.”

By Jen Chaney  |  01:08 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Lea Michele, Scarlett Johansson, Taylor Swift or Evan Rachel Wood: Who should play Eponine in ‘Les Miserables’?

One of these actresses could be singing “On My Own” in the big-screen version of “Les Miz.” But which one should it be?

By Jen Chaney  |  12:05 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Jon Stewart pranks Jon Huntsman with questions for Jon Hamm

“The Daily Show” repurposed the hashtag #Q4Jon to prank the presidential hopeful.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:26 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Political Statement

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Conrad Murray: Prosecutors, Michael Jackson’s family weigh in on sentence (Video)

“100 years won't be enough,” Jackson’s brother Jermaine said of Murray’s sentence.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:15 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Watch, Michael Jackson

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Kourtney Kardashian expecting second child; Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show models hold viewing party

Also in the morning mix: Daniel Craig shares his thoughts on the Kardashians. (Hint: He hates them.)

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:32 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Baby Boom

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Patrice O’Neal dead at 41: Friends and fans react (Video)

Jon Stewart, Kevin Hart and other comedians react to O’Neal’s passing.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:59 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities

 

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