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Alec, Hilaria Baldwin Welcome Baby No. 3

They now have a 3-year-old girl and 2 little boys

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin and his wife, Hilaria, have welcomed their third child together, the AP reports. The 58-year-old actor announced the birth of son Leonardo Angel Charles on Twitter Monday night. His post linked to Hilaria Baldwin's Instagram account , which featured a photo of her posing with the newborn. Baldwin... More »

Tracy Morgan Rocks SNL Stage One Year After Deadly Crash

Larry David, cast of '30 Rock' also showed up

(Newser) - Just a month after he surprised everyone with an appearance at the Emmys , Tracy Morgan went back "home" on Saturday night—to the stage on Saturday Night Live as its host, the AP reports. "I'm back, it feels so good to be here," he announced to... More »

8 Celebs Who Have Taught College Classes

From Kanye West to Amal Clooney

(Newser) - With their surreal and sometimes bizarre lives, it's not surprising that celebrities are occasionally the subjects of college-level classes ( The Sociology of Miley Cyrus , anyone?), but some A-listers have also been inspired to get behind the lecture podium, too. Below are eight celebs who've moonlighted as college... More »

Alec Baldwin's Next TV Role: 'Rob Ford-Like' Mayor

He's working on one-hour series

(Newser) - This sounds like a show we might actually watch: Alec Baldwin is developing a new TV series with NBC Productions in which he would play the "buffoonish" and/or "outlandish" mayor of New York City—a character much like the actual mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford, Deadline reports. Baldwin... More »

Oldman Defends Mel, Alec in Own Obscene Rant

It's full of not-great words

(Newser) - Ahh, the Playboy interview: always good for a headline-worthy quote or two . In the middle of Gary Oldman's extensive chat with the magazine comes this little section, spotted by Jezebel , in which Oldman is asked what he thinks about all the flak Mel Gibson has gotten for his various... More »

9 Celebrities Behaving Badly on Social Media

Lil' Kim would like you to buy her a pricey baby gift...

(Newser) - Rihanna got into hot water this week after she mocked a young fan on Twitter . Alexis Carter, 16, wore a Rihanna-inspired outfit to her recent prom; her picture went viral, and Twitter users started comparing her to a bat thanks to the outfit's "wing-like attachments." Carter was... More »

Alec Baldwin Arrested ... for Biking

He was allegedly riding the wrong way

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin was arrested in New York City this morning—not, as you might have guessed, for roughing up a paparazzo , but for illegal biking. TMZ reports that Baldwin was allegedly bicycling the wrong way down Fifth Avenue, and didn't have his ID on him when police stopped him.... More »

Barney Frank Film Pairs Him With 'Gay Slur' Actor

Alec Baldwin produced new documentary on ex-lawmaker

(Newser) - Barney Frank may be retired, but a new documentary has him back in the spotlight—and pairs him with an actor some would call an unlikely ally, the Daily Beast reports. The gay, retired Massachusetts lawmaker will be interviewed at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of Compared to What by... More »

Anderson Cooper: I Won't Inherit Family Fortune

Says mom Gloria Vanderbilt isn't leaving him inheritance

(Newser) - Anderson Cooper comes from money—lots of money. But he told Howard Stern Monday that he won't be inheriting any of his mother Gloria Vanderbilt's $200 million fortune. "My mom’s made clear to me that there’s no trust fund. There’s none of that,"... More »

Baldwin Still Tweeting Away After Exiting 'Public Life'

So ... it's not clear how exactly he defines 'public life'

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin recently made a very dramatic exit from "public life," yet, Salon points out, he's still tweeting . Since yesterday, when the New York issue that contained Baldwin's column hit newsstands, he's tweeted out support of Piers Morgan , a photo of his wife with Seth... More »

Alec Baldwin Explains All, Exits Public Life

And he has quite a bit to say on the topic

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin is exiting public life, via a 5,267-word piece in Vulture explaining his side of all the controversy that has swirled around him, particularly since November, when he was labeled a homophobe. (It should be noted that, while he insists he is no homophobe and denies using the... More »

Blanchett, Baldwin React to Dylan Farrow Accusations

As Woody Allen's camp shifts focus to Mia Farrow

(Newser) - In her letter detailing sexual abuse she says she suffered at the hands of adopted father Woody Allen, Dylan Farrow called out several celebrities for continuing to work with the director. One line: "What if it had been your child, Cate Blanchett? Louis CK? Alec Baldwin?" Two of those... More »

7 Stars Who Ditched Twitter

Some of them only briefly, of course...

(Newser) - Celebrities have a very love-hate relationship with Twitter, evidenced by these stars rounded up by Perez Hilton . All of them have quit the social networking site—at least for a while. A sampling:
  • Miley Cyrus quit Twitter in 2009, at the urging of her then-boyfriend Liam Hemsworth. She's back
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8 Celeb 'Charity' Scandals

They're raising money for the less fortunate ... and sometimes also for themselves

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian got herself in hot water recently when it was revealed that just a small fraction of her recent "charity" auction proceeds actually went to charity. But she's far from the only celebrity to get embroiled in such a scandal. Radar rounds up 14 more, including more... More »

Alec Baldwin Fired Over Gay Slur: Report

His 'Up Late' show at MSNBC has been canceled

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin is reportedly out at MSNBC thanks to his recent anti-gay controversy. Insiders at the network tell Page Six that parent company Comcast decided to cancel Up Late With Alec Baldwin after the actor allegedly hurled an anti-gay slur at a photographer (and then tried to smooth things over... More »

Baldwin Defuses Anti-Gay Uproar ... by Pretending to Be Gay

Yes, make a gay joke, Alec, that'll certainly do the trick

(Newser) - Today's entry in the annals of ill-advised ideas: Alec Baldwin, currently the subject of controversy over his recent use of at least one anti-gay slur , tried to defuse the situation yesterday ... by jokingly pretending to be gay. At a tech conference in San Francisco, Baldwin expressed remorse over his... More »

Alec Baldwin in Hot Water for Anti-Gay Comments

MSNBC suspends his show; he apologizes

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin had quite a week: Hours after his stalker was sentenced to jail Thursday (after a very eventful trial), Baldwin was caught on video chasing and yelling at a paparazzo outside his apartment. TMZ translated some of his comments as "c---sucking f--," which, if true, would be... More »

Alec Baldwin Stalker Found Guilty

Genevieve Sabourin sentenced to 6 months in jail

(Newser) - A Canadian actress has been convicted of stalking Alec Baldwin in New York City. A Manhattan judge issued the verdict today, finding Genevieve Sabourin guilty of stalking, attempted aggravated harassment, harassment, and attempted contempt of court. The judge sentenced Sabourin to six months in jail. That's on top of... More »

Alec Baldwin's Alleged Stalker Sent to Jail

Not for stalking, but for contempt of court

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin's accused stalker will be spending 30 days in jail ... not for the alleged stalking, but for angering the judge at the stalking trial. Things went a bit nuts in the courtroom yesterday , with Genevieve Sabourin yelling at a crying Baldwin as he testified. The judge threatened her... More »

Alec Baldwin Cries on Stand; Alleged Stalker Yells at Him

It's about as much craziness as you'd expect

(Newser) - Things got a little crazy in court today when Alec Baldwin testified against the woman accused of stalking him , with Baldwin crying and Genevieve Sabourin screaming at him. The waterworks came on while Baldwin was describing the time Sabourin allegedly came to his house on the day he proposed to... More »

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