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Key And Peele To Star In Stolen Cat Movie

The comedy due of Key & Peele is slated to hit the silver screen next year. Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele are set to star in their first joint project together: a movie about a stolen cat named Keanu. The …

Rob Ford Kicked Out Of Several Polling Stations, Brother Distances Himself

Early voting opened in Toronto on October 14, and Mayor Rob Ford seems to be struggling to keep his hold on the city as its constituents are set to vote for new officials. In fact, Ford went so far as …

Sadie Robertson Impresses Judges With “Romantic” Rumba On DWTS

A non-elimination episode on Dancing With The Stars saw Sadie Robertson partner up with Derek Hough, but she returned this week with regular partner Mark Ballas to score high. Robertson and Ballas performed what the judges called a “romantic” rumba …

Bristol Palin Allegedly Punched And Dragged In House Party Brawl [Audio]

An audio recording obtained from the Anchorage Police Department details the investigation of a September 6 brawl at a private birthday party that reportedly involved Bristol Palin. In the recording, Bristol is sobbing to police about how a man pushed …

The Avengers Sequel Will Have Record-Breaking Number Of Visual Effects

Special visual effects were what made the fight scenes of the film The Avengers look amazing, and its sequel will reportedly be benefiting from a record-breaking number of them. Avengers: Age of Ultron will be featuring over 3,000 visual effects …

Brittany Maynard Nears Date Of Death, Champions Death By Dignity Act

November 1 is the date that 29-year-old Brittany Maynard has chosen to end her life. Maynard was diagnosed with one of the deadliest forms of cancer, Gliobastoma, on New Year’s Day of 2014. After undergoing partial craniotomy and a partial …

Ringo Starr: Not Too Cool To Sell Skechers Shoes

As a member of The Beatles, Ringo Starr stands to be one of the most recognizable faces of our time. Footwear company Skechers was most likely banking on Starr’s immense popularity when it recently signed him on to represent its …

Ebola In Ohio: Family Defends Nurse That Contracted Virus

Amber Vinson, the second nurse from Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas to contract the Ebola virus, has reportedly been getting negative comments about her recent trip to Ohio. Vinson flew from Dallas to Cleveland on October 10 to plan her …

Seth Rogen Supports Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease With Hilarity For Charity

As a call to arms in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, Seth Rogen and wife Lauren Miller recently held an event that raised more than $900,000 for the cause. Rogen and Miller staged the third annual Hilarity For Charity event …

Goldie Hawn And Kate Hudson Rock Pink Hairdo [Photo]

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, veteran actress Goldie Hawn and her daughter Kate Hudson hit the salon to sport a new look. Hawn and Hudson made a salon visit on Friday, in order to get pink …

Kate Gosselin Holds Yard Sale Following News Of Jon’s Home Eviction

Reality TV star Kate Gosselin plans to hold a yard sale this weekend, causing some to question whether she’s strapped for cash. According to In Touch Weekly, a local radio station has announced that Kate will be selling some of …

Maria Menounos Attacked While Riding In Her SUV

As her vehicle was pulling out JFK Airport in New York, Maria Menounos and her entourage were reportedly attacked on the morning of Thursday, October 16. A tire wrench was thrown into her SUV while Menounos and her group were …

Nicole Scherzinger Launches Second Solo Album In UK

Former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger has carved another notch in her musical career by releasing her second solo album, titled Big Fat Lie. Scherzinger has reportedly admitted that the album tackles her heartbreak over her boyfriend, Formula One driver Lewis …

Bear Eats Man After He Dies Of Heart Attack

A man living “off the grid” experienced a heart attack while fetching water on October 8, and his body was found and eaten by a black bear taking shelter nearby. Marion Lee Williams, a 65-year-old man, lived in a trailer …

Ebola Travel Ban May Do More Harm Than Good

Some US lawmakers are calling for a travel ban on people from West African countries most affected by the Ebola virus in the attempt to safeguard Americans from the disease. However, experts are advising against the Ebola travel ban, saying …

Elle Macpherson Moves Underwear Line To US While Heidi Klum Takes Over Bendon

Supermodels are battling in the lingerie market, with Australian model Elle Macpherson pitted against German-born Heidi Klum. MacPherson, 50, recently announced that she was ending her partnership of 25 years with Australian-based company Bendon, which produces her Elle Macpherson Intimates …

Chocolate Prices May Soar Due To Ebola Outbreak

The price of chocolate is predicted to rise with the onset of the year’s biggest candy-consuming holidays: Halloween and Christmas. Because most of the world’s cocoa is produced in West African countries, chocolate production is being affected by the outbreak …

Teal Pumpkin Project Safeguards Children With Allergies On Halloween

For children with allergies, Halloween treats can be a matter of life or death. An initiative started by parents called the Teal Pumpkin Project is helping children with allergies take part in the fun holiday without putting their health at …

Boyz II Men Returns To Philadelphia Roots, Celebrates New Album

On Tuesday, Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman of Boyz II Men held a free concert at the old performing arts high school they once attended. The group met at the Philadelphia High School for the Creative & Performing …

Boyfriend Of Nina Pham Reportedly In Isolation For Observation Of Ebola

The boyfriend of Ebola patient Nina Pham has been placed in isolation, according to an e-mail sent by his employer to his colleagues. Jeff George, CEO of Alcon in Fort Worth Texas, apparently sent an e-mail to his employees that …

Glenn Close Discloses She Was Raised In A Religious Cult

As a celebrated actor, Glenn Close exudes an innate sophistication, but the 67-year-old recently revealed that her childhood was actually spent growing up in an oppressive cult. Close made the shocking revelation in a recent issue of The Hollywood Reporter, …

Amber Vinson Contracts Ebola, Virus Spreads In The US

The second nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas has reportedly been identified as Amber Vinson. After treating a patient diagnosed with Ebola who later died, Vinson herself came down with the virus, making her the second nurse at …

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Takes Time Off From TV To Recover From Secret Surgery

Fox & Friends announced on October 15, Wednesday, that host Elisabeth Hasslebeck will be absent from the show for two weeks. Hasslebeck reportedly underwent surgery on October 14 and will be taking time off from the program in order to …

Nina Pham Reportedly “Doing Well” After Contracting Ebola Virus

The nurse who contracted Ebola from a Liberian patient is reportedly “doing well” while receiving treatment at the Texas hospital for which she works. Nina Pham is the first person to contract Ebola on US soil after attending to Thomas …