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Tavis Smiley Defends Guest Benedict Cumberbatch

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Benedict Cumberbatch has been on a meteoric rise as the “Sherlock” TV drama actor is now a leading man in film. The 38-year-old is nominated for an Oscar for his role in “The Imitation Game,” but has taken time off from his red carpet responsibilities to get back to filming “Sherlock.”Cumberbatch was booked on Tavis Smiley’s show to discuss his Oscar-nominated role in “The Imitation Game,” and he also discussed  Lenny Henry, a black British actor and comedian who has launched a campaign for more work in front of the camera for people of color.He said, “I think as far […]


Kim Kardashian Transparent In Support For Bruce Jenner, ‘Selfie Belfie’ Queen Talks


Give it up for entrepreneur Kim Kardashian, a girl who used to organize and sell used Paris Hilton’s clothing who catapulted to fame with the best selling amateur porn video in Vivid Entertainment’s history, who took a pedestrian retail shop and turned it into a worldwide brand, has nothing by love for her allegedly transgendered stepdad Bruce Jenner. We love the show of support for him from all the Kardashian girls.The 65-year-old former Olympian has allegedly had surgery to flatten his Adam’s apple, and been seen more than once donning long hair, foundation and nail polish. But just like Jeffrey Tambor’s character Maura Pfefferman (above) in the […]


Gigi Hadid Will Eat That Burger

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Gigi Hadid: I Won’t Stop Eating Hamburgers Just Because I’m a ModelGigi Hadid refuses to starve herself for a modeling career.“When I walked into IMG [her modeling agency], my one thing was like, ‘I’ll be fit. I’ve always been an athlete my whole life but there’s one thing I will not even do if it means turning away a dream of mine and that is to be too thin,’” Hadid, 19, told E! at The Daily Front Row’s Fashion Los Angeles Awards, where she was named Model of the Year.“I want to work with people that want to work with me […]


Miss Colombia is Miss Universe Pictures


Miss Colombia, Paulina Vega, was last night crowned Miss Universe. 22-year-old student Vega beat runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez. The 63rd Miss Universe was broadcast from the FIU Arena in Miami, Florida.


Beautiful People Alert: John Legend and Chrissy Teigen Live In NYC


According to GQ, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are one of Manhattan’s flyest couples.Evidence “A”: Listen to this story with the strains of Marilyn Manson’s “Beautiful People” playing in your brain. GQ posted a pretty thin interview with Grammy winner John Legend, who apparently is a fifteen-year resident of Lower Manhattan. His now model wife Chrissy Teigen lived on the Bowery. Now they live in Manhattan and have lots of cash and a pretty nice gaff.And while a lot of famous people (say they) live in the Big Apple, these two are actual residents. From GQJOHN LEGEND AND CHRISSY TEIGEN FEATURED IN […]


Sundance 2015: Dream Hotels and NYLON Exclusive Après Ski Party PHOTOS


What did 350 A-list entertainment and film industry influencers, including James Franco, Kellen Luz, Paul Oakenfold, RJ Mitte (pictured above), Anya Taylor Joy and Mel Debarge among many do this past Saturday?Last night, Dream Hotels and NYLON hosted an exclusive Après Ski party attended by James Franco, Kellen Lutz, Paul Oakenfold and other stars during Sundance Film Festival.Dream Hotels, in partnership with NYLON, hosted an exclusive Après Ski Party last night during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The star-studded event featured renowned DJ Mel Debarge and other NYC artists spinning for the elite crowd at a […]


Starpower Lights Up Day 2 Acura Studio, At Sundance Film Festival PHOTOS


Sundance Film Festival Day 2:What did Keanu Reeves, Gary Cole, Winston Rauch, Michael Shannon, Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman, Jason Isaac, Eli Roth, Jonny Drubel, Ethan Hawk, Avan Jogia, Emile Hirsch, Bryan Buckley, Adam Scott, Nicholas Lopez, Lorenza Izza, Saoirse Ronan, Jason Isaacs, Jake Busey, Ana DeArmas, Nick Offerman, Kevin Bacon, Chris Pine do on day 2 of Sundance? They checked out cast of Ten Thousand Saints, Knock Knock and Dope all descended on Acura Studio to sign the hood of the new 2015 Acura TLX.Acura will donate the proceeds from the highest bidder to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s Ride […]


Sundance: Overnight Private Cast Party, D Train Private Cast Party at Chase Sapphire PHOTOS

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 Sundance Film Festival 2015: Chase Sapphire Preferred®, a premier travel and dining rewards card from Chase, hosted The Overnight Private Cast Party and The D Train Private Cast Party at Chase Sapphire on Main during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where cast members and directors toasted each film.Chase Sapphire Preferred’s first day and evening events during Sundance at Chase Sapphire on Main started off with a panel at Indiewire In Conversation at Chase Sapphire on Main featuring acclaimed film producer, Harvey Weinstein, and portraits of celebs such as James Marsden and Jack Black. The evening festivities started off with a […]


Celebrity Divorce Trifecta: Mandy Moore, Patrick Dempsey, Stephen Collins End Marriages

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Celebrity Divorce News: For those keeping score and track of who is single or not, today the news broke that Mandy Moore and Ryan Adams are reportedly divorcing after nearly six years of marriage. The decision to split was “mutual,” according to a statement her rep gave People.“It is a respectful, amicable parting of ways and both Mandy and Ryan are asking for media to respect their privacy at this time.”Moore reportedly filed papers in L.A. while her future ex was in New York for an appearance on “Late Late Night With Seth Meyers.” The actress and pop singer, 30, […]


Lindsay Lohan Contracts Virus In Bora Bora

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You can scratch Bora Bora off our list of must-see places.Actress Lindsay Lohan was hospitalized in London after contracting a rare and incurable virus in Bora Bora.Lohan’s “bug” is the nefarious Chikungunya, a virus that’s passed around to humans through mosquito bites. The symptoms include a high prolonged fever, severe joint pain that could last for weeks or even years.Lohan got the virus while vacationing in Bora Bora over the holidays before flying out to L.A. to shoot an E-surance commercial for the Super Bowl.  According to reports, you literally have to drench yourself in toxic bug repellant and live […]


Spike Lee Given NAACP President’s Award at the 46th NAACP Image Awards

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Award season spotlight: Spike Lee will be given the NAACP President’s Award at the 46th NAACP Image Awards.Spike Lee is a writer-director, actor, producer, educator and author whose influence on Modern American Black Cinema is profound. Lee’s career was a study in pure entrepreneurship in making his initial independent film. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Lee grew up in a relatively well-off African-American family, and was creating amateur films by age 20.His first student film, Last Hustle in Brooklyn, was completed when he was an undergrad at Morehouse College. Lee went on to graduate from the New York University Film School in 1982.Spike has […]


Chicken Hearted: Ross Matthews Is A Good Egg


Did you know that the simple act of buying the right eggs can save millions of animals a life of unimaginable cruelty?In America alone, over 200 million chickens are used each year for their eggs. These “laying hens” have about a two year run of horror that begins with mutilation. At a few days old, each hen’s beak is cut off with a burning-hot blade, with no painkillers are used. Many birds die from dehydration and weakened immune systems.The hens that make it through this are shoved into cages that measure about 18 by 20 inches and hold five to […]


Hatless Pharrell Williams ‘Legacy’ Interview In GQ

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 Now we know why Pharrell wears that hat.The February issue of GQ celebrates the musicians who, this year, left something lasting behind. The issue features “The Legacy Project,” a Hall of Fame portfolio of music makers who made the most noise over the past twelve months.Cover man is a hatless Pharrell Williams, who stars in the issue alongside St. Vincent, Sam Smith, Future, Mark Ronson, Stevie Wonder, Diplo, Kim Gordon, Rick Ross, FKA Twigs, James Blake, Drake, Lil Wayne, Young Thug, Karen O, Spoon, Nas, and Iggy Azalea. The photographs in “The Legacy Project,” shot by photographer Pari Dukovic, are […]


Tiger Woods Loses A Tooth In Freak Accident


Tiger Woods lost a front tooth when a cameraman hit him accidentally.ABC reports that Woods went to Italy on Monday to watch girlfriend Lindsey Vonn try for the 63rd World Cup title.“During a crush of photographers as the awards podium at the World Cup event in Italy, a media member with a shoulder-mounted video camera pushed and surged toward the stage, turned and hit Tiger Woods in the mouth,” Mark Steinberg of Excel Sports said in an email to ABC. “Woods’ tooth was knocked out by the incident.” Woods reportedly was trying to hide the fact his tooth was gone, wearing a scarf, sunglasses […]


Saudi Arabian King Halts Flogging, Blogger Raif Badawi’s Fate Unknown


If you live in Saudi Arabia, keep your opinions to yourself.A harsh lesson is underway as the King of Saudi Arabia has halted the whipping of a blogger and activist Raif Badawi, who dared to question the clerics of the country.Badawi’s wife Ensaf Haidar – who is living in Canada with their three children – is hoping that an international outcry will end her husband’s torture for daring to speak freely.Saudi authorities postponed Badawi’s second round of public flogging for a week, citing medical reasons, according to a leading human rights group Amnesty International, the Associated Press reported. In May last year, […]


Kennedy-Cyrus Attraction, Opposites Attract? Miley Cyrus’s Brother Now In The Mix


Miley Cyrus‘ younger brother and Patrick Schwarzenegger‘s older sister are reportedly dating each other, according to TMZ.So much has changed for the Kennedy clan, since Jacqueline Bouvier and John F. Kennedy wed in Newport, Rhode Island, on September 12th, 1953. The groom’s father, Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy, had picked out blue blood Jacqueline Bouvier as the right wife for a future president of the United States, well on his way as the groom was already a United States Senator – John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts. The Kennedys reportedly treated the wedding as a political event and the hundreds of guests […]


Aldridge, Lima, Prinsloo Host 12th Annual Leather & Laces Party, Super Bowl XLIX

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Supermodels Adriana Lima, Lily Aldridge, Behati Prinsloo and Erin Heatherton will host the 12th annual Leather & Laces party during Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona on Friday, January 30th and Saturday, January 31st.The two-night event will be hosted by Victoria Secret supermodels Lily Aldridge and Behati Prinsloo on Friday night, and Victoria Secret supermodels Adriana Lima and Erin Heatherton on Saturday night, with live entertainment including live concerts each night from Gabe Saporta and Victoria Asher of Cobra Starship, Cirque performances and mentalist Jim Karol, who will be performing extraordinary mind and memory tricks.“Leather & Laces represents everything that Super […]


Comedian Taylor Negron, Dead At 57


One of Monsters and Critics’ favorite character actors and comedians has passed. Taylor Negron was 57 years-old.A native Californian, Mr. Negron stood out as the deadpan pizza delivery boy arriving at Jeff Spicoli’s (Sean Penn) high school classroom with Mr. Hand (Ray Walston) in the classic Amy Heckerling film, “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” and he appeared with Tom Hanks in the film “Punchline,” as well as villainous role in the film  “The Last Boy Scout.” His cousin Chuck Negron made the announcement on YouTube.“I want to inform you that my cousin Taylor Negron just passed away…His mother, his brother […]


Elton John Praises Pope Francis At AIDS Fundraiser VIDEO


Pope Francis or “Frank” as social commentator/comedian Bill Maher refers to him, is aces in Elton John and David Furnish’s book.The famous couple threw their annual AIDS fundraiser in New York Tuesday, with Elton raising over $3.7 million, according to Showbiz411.com.In attendance were Anderson Cooper (who emceed), Patriot’s owner Robert Kraft, Padma Lakshmi, Tommy Hilfiger, Neil Patrick Harris, Judith Light, Alec Baldwin, Mike Myers, Al Roker, Matt Lauer and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo according to Showbiz411. The cause of ending AIDS was included in a passionate speech that had Elton expressing his appreciation for the socially aware and kind […]


Kooza by Cirque du Soleil VIP Performance Arrivals

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We have added a set pictures from the event ‘Kooza’ by Cirque du Soleil VIP Performance at Royal Albert Hall. Guests included Dakota Blue Richards, Jaime Winstone, Sarah Harding and Jo Wood.


Justin Bieber’s Bulge Is In The News

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Justin Bieber has made news for many things; Running into doors, dumping monkeys abroad, annoying his Calabasas neighbors and then annoying his Beverly Hills neighbors.The pop star is the new poster boy for Calvin Klein underwear, much to Mark Wahlberg’s wife’s chagrin. Now his wedding tackle is making the news. But according to Justin’s trainer, Patrick Nilsson, Justin’s twig and berries are packing real heat.“I can definitely confirm that he is a well-endowed guy,” Patrick told Access, explaining that Justin’s junk was not massaged or touched by Photoshop.“I sound weird saying that, but yes,” he continued, not explaining how he […]


Shia LaBeouf and Maddie Ziegler’s Sia Video Raises Some Alarms VIDEO


Shia LaBeouf, 28, and Maddie Ziegler, 12, are making big news for their electrically charged borderline erotic performance art as caged combatants in Sia’s ‘Elastic Heart.’LaBeouf is fit and on fire in Sia’s single “Elastic Heart” alongside Maddie Ziegler, the one-time Dance Moms performer who also starred in the Grammy nominee’s “Chandelier” video. Maddie, 12, is a homeschooled professional dancer, model and actress with her own fashion line who is best know for reality series Dance Moms, which follows the early careers of children in show business, as well as their aggressive mothers’ influence.The video is an explosive emotional standoff […]


Islamic Terrorists Slaughter 12 at Satirical Weekly Charlie Hebdo


France is reeling today after Islamic terrorists gunned down 12 people who worked at the satirical weekly paper, Charlie HebdoCNN reports that at least two gunmen armed with assault rifles attacked the magazine’s offices, while the editorial team was having its weekly meeting. Some of the victims named are Jean Cabut, aka Cabu, and Stéphane Charbonnier, aka Charb, two of France’s best-known caricaturists. President Barack Obama offered his support in a statement as French President Francois Hollande visited the crime scene and described the shooting as an “terrorist attack,” and “an exceptional act of barbarism committed against a newspaper.”U.K. Prime […]


Darwin Award Duck Face: Porn Star Farrah Abraham’s Lip Sitch


Teem Mom turned porn star Farrah Abraham’s recent experience with cosmetic enhancement is a botched masterpiece.In fact, paging Dr. Terry and Dr. Paul of “Botched” – help keep her reality TV career going! Win Win.On Tuesday the 23-year-old Teen Mom star revealed on Twitter that her recent lip injections went so awful she had to check into the emergency room. The porn actress was mocked on social media for her new lips, being compared to Turanga Leela from the animated series Futurama as well as a character from The Simpsons. She thought so too and posted this:TMZ had her dead […]


Actor, Author Stephen Fry to Wed Elliot Spencer

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TV host, actor and writer Stephen Fry, 57, confirmed Tuesday via Twitter that he will marry  27-year-old Elliott Spencer.Same-sex marriage became legal in England and Wales last March.  Fry made the announcement saying he was very happy.According to numerous media reports, Fry plans to marry in Dereham, in the county of Norfolk, where he’s from. Fry notably “took on” the USA in 2008, with the six-part BBC series “Stephen Fry in America,” in which he visited all 50 states. He is also cast in Peter Jackson’s “Hobbit” movies, and has several books under his belt.He starred with actor Hugh Laurie […]