Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Laura Dekker: Dutch girl, 16, becomes youngest to ...

Dutch teenager Laura Dekker, 16, pictured, travelled over 27,000 nautical miles around the world but may not return to the Netherlands because of problems she has with her country's government.

British skier Felicity Aston becomes first woman ...

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- British adventurer Felicity Aston finished her Antarctic crossing on Monday, becoming the first woman to ski across the icy continent alone.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Kim Kardashian’s trainer: Change snacking habits

Kim Kardashian has been told to “substitute” unhealthy foods for more nutritious snacks.Jen Galardi - who is the woman behind Kim’s enviable toned physique – has been advising the beauty on a healthy ...

Kourtney & Kim Take New York Recap: "I Don't Want to Be Married Anymore," Admits Kim Kardashian

The secret's finally out.

After living together in New York City for an entire season, Kim Kardashian finally told her sister Kourtney Kardashian that she's unhappy in her marriage and doesn't want to be married to Kris Humphries any more on tonight's episode of Kourtney & Kim Take New York. What caused Kim to tell Kourtney? A session with celebrity medium John Edward who connected the sisters with their late father, that's what.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

On Conan, Gina Carano Asks ‘Are We Talking About Sex or Fighting?’

What I love about Gina Carano is that she's always herself no matter who she's talking to. Gina was hilarious on "The Conan O'Brien Show".

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If you're at work or somewhere people would be offended by the video—have no fear, I've transcribed the best bits below.

Conan O'Brien chatting with Gina Carano

Conan started off by saying, "The fights scenes are so…I'm in love with you now. I'm a repressed Catholic so seeing a woman beat a guy. It's fantastic."

Conan then asked Gina how she got into mixed martial arts (MMA).

Gina: "Well, I was drinking forties (40 oz. malt liquor) with my ex-boyfriend one night…Olde English."

Conan: "No! I don't need to hear anything more. Anything makes sense after that."

After sharing the story of her first visit to a gym, being introduced to the sport and then having her first fight, Gina revealed, "I'm so nervous. I would rather get punched in the face right now."

Melanie Lynskey shines in 'Hello I Must Be Going' ...

Lynskey has perfected the art of playing the best friend, but in her new drama, which premiered at Sundance on opening night of the 2012 festival, the New Zealand-born actress takes the spotlight.

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Red Tails(2012)

1944. As the war in Europe continues to take its toll on Allied forces, the Pentagon brass has no recourse but to consider unorthodox options -- including the untried and untested African-American pilots of the experimental Tuskegee …

Sandra Bullock

The Oscar-winning actress stars in " Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," a new drama from the director of "The Reader." The film, which also stars a guy you may have heard of named Tom Hanks, focuses on a sensitive young boy (Thomas Horn), who lost his father in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Former trailblazer Kodak files for Chapter 11

Former trailblazer Kodak files for Chapter 11 Associated Press Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 01:01 p.m., Thursday, January 19, 2012 [...] came a stunning reversal of fortune: cutthroat competition from Japanese firms in the 1980s and a seismic shift to the digital technology it pioneered ...

Pregnant Jennifer Garner: I'm "Not Sure" If Ben Affleck Wants a Son

"Our girls are working on names. At first they were definitely Disney. It was like, Donald Duck, Minnie Mouse Affleck," Garner, 39, said on The Tonight Show Wednesday. "And then they've moved on. Then it was Peter Pan, Captain Hook, Smee."
"They're coming up with lists and coming in and saying, 'Let's have a baby-naming contest! Let's have a baby-naming poll!'" the Butter star added. "They ask everyone, because they just want to know. But we're not telling."

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Khloe Kardashian

Kardashian has denied seeking fertility treatment. Gossip site Radar Online reported that Khloe was speaking with clinics in Dallas. She responded via Twitter: "I am not at this time in my life considering any type of fertility treatments. If and when I do, I will shout it from the rooftops but for now its in Gods hands."

Country music great Haggard hospitalized with ...

NASHVILLE, Tenn (Reuters) - Country music great Merle Haggard has been admitted to a Georgia hospital suffering from pneumonia and postponed the rest of his concert dates in January, his spokeswoman ... more »

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Jessica Alba

The "Fantastic Four" star has started a business selling what she considers to be fantastic products for kids. At Honest.com, items for sale will have the Jessica Alba seal of approval. The company founder said, "I've spent way too many hours researching products and driving around trying to find safer, eco-friendly options for my kids. We had to make it easier."

Jim Carrey

No joke -- the legendary comedian turns 50 years old today. Carrey is currently filming " Burt Wonderstone," a comedy about rival magicians in Las Vegas. Steve Carell will play the title character, a magic man whose fame takes a tumble after a hip illusionist (played by Carrey) becomes all the rage.

Zooey Deschanel

The "adorkable" star of " New Girl" turns 32 today. 2011 was a wild year for the singer/actress. She split from her husband, Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard. But on the bright side, she earned a Golden Globe nomination for her role on "New Girl." Zooey didn't win, but we're sure she'll get a lot more chances in years to come.

Teen Mom's Jenelle Evans Out of Jail—but Could Be ...

Things are not looking up for Jenelle Evans. The troubled Teen Mom 2 star is facing more time in jail after getting busted last night for violating restraining order.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams poses with her award backstage for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy in "My Week with Marilyn" at the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills.

Morgan Freeman

Actor Morgan Freeman poses backstage with the Cecil B. Demille Award during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles.

Idris Elba

Actor Idris Elba accepts his award for Best Actor - Mini-Series for "Luther," during the 69th Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt Talk Football At The Golden Globes

Angelina Jolie admitted she's a bit of a bleeding heart when it comes to choosing her favorite football player.
"When I see somebody who, like, cries and waves to his mom or kids, then that suddenly becomes my favorite player," Angelina told Access Hollywood's Billy Bush on the Golden Globes red carpet on Sunday. "I'm a girl, you know."
PLAY IT NOW: 2012 Golden Globes Red Carpet: Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie On Her Meltdown & His Ultimate Prank For George Clooney
Access had the New York Giants and Green Bay Packers game playing on the red carpet when Angelina and Brad hit Billy's post, but the two were still feeling emotions over a Saturday night matchup.

Betty White

The ageless comedian turns 90 on January 17. The golden girl received two standing ovations at the recently held People's Choice Awards -- along with the trophy for "Favorite TV Comedy" for her show " Hot in Cleveland." About moving into her ninth decade, the funny gal told the crowd, "I didn't do anything. 90 just happens to you."

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Kate Beckinsale

The brunette bombshell is starring in "Contraband" opposite Mark Wahlberg. The action film, which hit theaters this weekend, is earning so-so reviews from the critics. The Associated Press gives the movie two and a half stars and writes, "Beckinsale is stuck in a bit of a thankless role... but she does try to infuse a harder edge to the character."

Kris Jenner & Khloe Kardashian Lash Out Against Paternity Rumors

Khloe Kardashian Odom and her mother, Kris Jenner, have hit back at a recent Star magazine story in which two former wives of the late Robert Kardashian claim the famed lawyer stated he is not the biological of Khloe.
"The audacity you have to mention my father's name like this!" Khloe, 27, Tweeted on Wednesday. "Should be ashamed of urself! I let a lot of things slide but this one is really low.

Kris Jenner Reveals Details Of Affair: Could This ...

Khloe Kardashian has been accused of not being the daughter of Robert Kardashian, according to her stepmothers. The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star and her mother, Kris Jenner have already bashed ...

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Katy Perry

Is Katy taking her role as Smurfette a little too seriously? The newly-single superstar hit the town with bright blue hair. According to E! Online, this marked the first time Katy was spotted in public since her split from Russell Brand. In times past, Katy has rocked black, blonde, and pink hair. You gotta wonder what's next.

Paula Deen to discuss health rumors on TODAY ...

Celebrity chef Paula Deen will sit down with TODAY’s Al Roker Tuesday, Jan. 17, in an exclusive interview to discuss reports that she has type 2 diabetes.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Laura Prepon

The former “That ‘70s Show” star has a new role playing a 20-something Chelsea Handler in the new show, “Are You There, Chelsea?” The real Chelsea actually is there, playing the older sister Sloane, and serves as executive producer on the comedy. Handler told CNN that Prepon is perfect to play her: " She’s very salty, she’s very down to earth, and she’s very direct.”

Minka Kelly snubbed Jake Gyllenhaal, report says

Minka Kelly of 'Friday Night Lights' reportedly turned down a date with Jake Gyllenhaal when she was recently single.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Tracy Morgan

First came the anti-gay rant. Then the apology. Now, the “30 Rock” star’s actions will be recreated on the show. The plot, according to MSNBC's Thomas Roberts, who makes a cameo: "Liz Lemon…says he's not a homophobe, he's an idiot. That offends idiots, so while NBC is being picketed by the LBGT community, now it's also being picketed by idiots led by Denise Richards."

Natalie Wood probe yields no new finding

Detectives say there's nothing to suggest that her death while sailing off Santa Catalina Island in 1981 was anything but accidental.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Palin Endorsement for President Election 2012 Wins by Newt Gingrich

A GOP candidate has finally received a Palin endorsement for Presidential Election 2012 and you would not expect who wins the heart of Palin. Apparently, Todd Palin, Sarah’s snowmobiling husband, said that he really admired Newt Gingrich’s tenacity after most of his staff dumped him early in the campaign.

Heidi Klum

The 38-year-old supermodel and " Project Runway" host is known for her brave sense of fashion. But has she crossed the line from brave to bananas with her massively flared jeans? Klum, apparently a great fan of the 1970s, was photographed in a pair of wild-looking bell-bottoms while out and about with her daughters.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Why did Elin Nordegren demo her $12M oceanfront ...

For a private woman who suffered one of the world?s most humiliating cheating scandals, Elin Nordegren waited a long time to explode.

Kristy McNichol of 'Family,' 'Empty Nest' comes ...

As Kristy McNichol looks at turning 50 this year, the Emmy-winning "Family" actress has come out publicly as a lesbian, in support of kids who are being bullied.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Gayle King

Oprah Winfrey's BFF has a new pal: Charlie Rose. The two will anchor the new broadcast show, "CBS This Morning" for the network, which promises a new take on morning television. The former talk-show host will be on the 8 a.m. hour, with Rose and Erica Hill hosting at 7 a.m.

Kate Middleton

The Duchess of Cambridge is having her big 3-0. The New York Post reports that the princess got in an early celebration by attending the U.K. premiere of " War Horse." Proceeds from the evening will benefit the charitable foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry.

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Drew Barrymore's Fiance Will Kopelman: 5 Things ...

Just who is the future Mr. Drew Barrymore , anyway? Will Kopelman has been seen -- but not really heard -- since he and Barrymore, 36, stepped out as a couple in February 2011.

Angelina Jolie

Jolie's directorial debut is earning mixed reviews from the critics. "In the Land of Blood and Honey," a romance set during the Bosnian War, has been both praised and criticized. Steven Rea of the Philadelphia Inquirer calls it "impressively steady filmmaking." However, Kenneth Turan of the LA Times says "its core story is less compelling than its overall atmosphere."

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Auschwitz sees record number of visitors in 2011

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The memorial site of Auschwitz-Birkenau says it saw more than 1.4 million visitors in 2011, a record high for the former death camp.

Heidi Klum Ice-Skates With Daughter...Via ...

Skates? We don't need no stinkin' skates! At least that seems to be what Heidi Klum is saying when it comes to her 2-year-old daughter, Lou, in this pic she...

Friday, January 6, 2012

Revived Tiger, Donald and McIlroy set to shine in ...

Tiger Woods chasing Jack Nicklaus, World No. 1 Luke Donald seeking his first major title and Rory McIlroy eyeing an encore to his first major triumph are golf's top storylines as the 2012 season ...

Cheryl Tiegs And Arsenio Hall Discuss Celebrity ...

Cheryl Tiegs and Arsenio Hall, two of the celebrities on NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice this season, share their thoughts on their fellow celebrities competing to be Donald Trump’s next apprentice.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Eva Mendes

How do you know when a relationship is getting serious? Simple – when you meet your man's mom. Mendes recently spent some time with boyfriend Ryan Gosling as well as his mom, Donna. Ryan and Donna met up with Eva to take in a movie in uptown Manhattan. A source told People magazine, "They all hung out and went to the movies together. Ryan and Eva seemed very happy."

Dakota Fanning

The child star will play a very adult role in the costume drama “ Effie.” The 17-year-old plays Effie Gray, a woman in an epic love triangle that rocked Victorian England. Emma Thompson, who wrote the screenplay, told the Associated Press,"It happens to be a costume drama, but you could be doing a story with this kind of complexity and oddness in any period."

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

George W. Bush barely mentioned in GOP campaign

PERRY, Iowa (AP) — A funny thing happened recently in the presidential campaign in Iowa: The last Republican president's name actually surfaced."We've had, in the past, a couple of presidents from ...

Demi Moore

The newly-single star will make a cameo as feminist icon Gloria Steinem in the upcoming biopic about adult film star Linda Lovelace. Steinem penned the introduction to Lovelace's 1986 memoir, "Out of Bondage." The movie, which is in production, will also star Amanda Seyfried as Lovelace and may feature James Franco as Playboy honcho Hugh Hefner.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin is engaged to longtime friend William "Willie" Wilkerson. The Grammy-winning singer told The Associated Press in a statement Monday that she and Wilkerson are considering a summer wedding, perhaps in Miami Beach, Fla.

LeBron James and Savannah Brinson are engaged

The NBA star proposes to his longtime girlfriend in front of his teammates and close friends at a party. LeBron James and longtime girlfriend Savannah Brinson are engaged.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Meryl Streep walks in Margaret Thatcher's shoes

The actress and her 'Iron Lady' director, Phyllida Lloyd, dish on the former British prime minister and women's roles in politics and filmmaking.

TV Review: 'Oprah's Next Chapter': Your take?

Happy 2012! It’s a new year and with it comes a new Oprah Winfrey show. The original primetime series, Oprah’s Next Chapter, debuted on OWN (naturally) on Jan. 1 with a two-hour special featuring ...

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Rihanna's LOUD Tour Among Top 10 Of 2011, Raking ...

Rihanna had a big 2011. Working in support of her Loud album, the singer went on an international tour, which was among the top 10 tours of the year among all acts, grossing a whopping $90 million.

Dick Clark and ‘Rockin’ Eve’ Reach Milestone

Dick Clark’s 40th “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” countdown show this year will be preceded by an anniversary-and-tribute program.