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Chance The Rapper Receives Award In Chicago

On Sunday, November 9, Chance the Rapper was given the Outstanding Youth of the Year Award by the state of Illinois. The rapper took to twitter right away to share the news. “’For your outstanding contributions to the youth of …

Kendra Wilkinson’s “I’m Single” Comment Taken Out Of Context

On November 10, Kendra Wilkinson made the news after an interview with Dish Nation. “I’m single for the time being. That is what I am trying to escape from. I am going to have some thinking time in the jungle,” …

Dean McDermott Quits “True Tori”

Dean McDermott revealed that he will be quitting the reality show True Tori. The show, which focuses on Tori Spelling’s personal life, has been taking its toll on McDermott. Now in its second season, the show has shined the spotlight …

Amy Schumer Makes “Pussy” Okay On Comedy Central

It is now okay to say “pussy” on Comedy Central. All thanks to Amy Schumer, of Inside Amy Schumer fame, as well as the show’s executive producers. During the second season, the slang for female genitalia became a point of …

Lil Kim Talks Motherhood, Prepares For Soul Train Performance

Earlier this year, rapper Lil Kim gave birth to her first child. With this new addition to her family, it seems the 40-year-old is finally getting her career back on track as well. HipHollywood managed to interview Lil Kim as …

Jennifer Lawrence Says No To Twitter

In an interview with BBC 1’s Nick Grimshaw for his radio program, Jennifer Lawrence talked about her aversion to social media. The star was there to promote her new film Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 with her co-stars Josh …

Leelee Sobieski Has A Second Child, Son Named Martin

Back in July, Leelee Sobieski gave birth to her second child with fashion designer Adam Kimmel. Sobieski’s representatives confirmed the pregnancy when she appeared in a fashion show back in May sporting a very visible baby bump. Aside from that …

Lana Del Rey Gets Punched In The Face Twice In Eminem Lyric

Lana Del Rey has just been dissed by Eminem. Eminem released a video of his new freestyle rap to promote the compilation Shady XV. In the video, Eminem even referenced the incident involving Ray Rice and his wife Janay. “I …

Anna Kendrick Opens Up About Criticism Regarding Her Looks

Anna Kendrick is one of the most high profile actresses in the movie industry right now. But it seems all is not perfect in the world of Ms. Kendrick. Despite nabbing the cover spot on the December issue of Marie …

Myles Munroe And His Entourage Killed In Plane Crash

Dr. Myles Munroe, a preacher, author, and business coach, was killed on November 9 after his private plane crashed in the Bahamas. There were no survivors in the accident which also took the life of Munroe’s wife, Ruth. Some of …

Marlo Thomas To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Marlo Thomas is one of the 19 recipients receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom from the White House. The medal is the highest civilian honor given to “individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests …

Natalie Morales Planning To Leave ‘Today’ Amidst Power Struggle?

Natalie Morales, the popular co-host of the Today show, is reportedly seeking greener pastures. According to speculation, this is due to the tense atmosphere behind the scenes of the NBC Show. Sources have told Page Six that Morales is locked …

Valerie Bertinelli Calls Christina Aguilera A B*tch

During last week’s episode of Watch What Happens Live, Valerie Bertinelli opened up about an incident involving Christina Aguilera. Bertinelli, who was there to promote her show Hot in Cleveland, was asked by Andy Cohen about her ‘feud’ with the …

James Earl Jones Receives Award For His Voiceover Work

The 83-year-old James Earl Jones is known for his unique voice. He has voiced Mufasa in The Lion King as well as Darth Vader in the Star Wars films. It seems the actor is finally being recognized for his voiceover …

Lara Yunaska And Eric Trump Are Now Married

On Saturday, November 8, Eric Trump and Lara Yunaska got married on the lawn of the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida. The ceremony was attended by 450 guests including family and friends. Present at the wedding were radio personality …

Jerry Seinfeld: Is He Slightly Autistic?

On November 6, comedian Jerry Seinfeld was interviewed by Brian Williams for the NBC Nightly News. The observational comic was there to promote his comedy web-series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. The 60-year-old also revealed during the course of the …

Amber Vinson Cleared Of Ebola, Gets A Kiss From George W. Bush

On Friday, November 7, Amber Vinson got the all-clear. She was one of the two nurses who contracted Ebola after caring for Thomas Eric Duncan, who got the disease while he was in Liberia. This marked the end of the …

Christina Applegate Recalls Cancer Diagnosis

Actress Christina Applegate recently opened up about her breast cancer diagnosis back in 2008. “I think when you get diagnosed with cancer, there’s such a sense of loneliness, but we need to know as people going through this is that …

Lisa Kudrow’s HBO Show Makes A Comeback

Back in 2005, Lisa Kudrow starred in The Comeback – a single-camera sitcom that poked fun at celebrity culture and reality shows. While the satire was considered ahead of its time, HBO cancelled the series after just one season. Now, nine …

Anne Hathaway On Interstellar Promotional Tour, Talks About Catwoman And Haters

Anne Hathaway is currently busy promoting her new film, the Christopher Nolan-directed Interstellar. But aside from talking about the film, she has managed to discuss moments in her recent past including her role as Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises …

Gabrielle Union Speaks Out Against Nude Photo Leak

Two months after being involved in a massive nude photo leak that targeted celebrities, Gabrielle Union has opened up about her experiences and the gross violation of privacy she has encountered. During the Fun Fearless Life conference in New York …

Brooke Shields Reveals Andre Agassi Destroyed Wimbledon Trophy In A Fit of Rage

Brooke Shields has written a memoir called There Was A Little Girl: The Real Story of Mother and Me. In the memoir, Shields talks candidly about her personal life as well as her relationships including her troubled marriage with tennis …

Keira Knightley Defends Topless Photo Shoot

Back in August, actress Keira Knightley was photographed by Patrick Demarcherlier for Interview magazine. It was revealed that the actress agreed to do the photo shoot on one condition – the photos should not be retouched or altered with Photoshop …

Britney Spears Shares Picture With New Boyfriend

On November 8, pop superstar Britney Spears tweeted a picture with her new boyfriend Charlie Ebersol. The picture was captioned with a heart emoticon, confirming prior rumors that the couple were dating. On November 5, Spears talked to Extra about …