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11 Stars Who Own Private Islands

Must be nice

(Newser) - It's no surprise for a celebrity to own a fancy car or a huge mansion—but these 23 celebrities rounded up by Ranker kick it up a notch or two: They own private islands. A sampling:
  1. Johnny Depp: He owns a 45-acre island in the Caribbean, and seems to
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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 »

7 Celebs You Forgot Voiced Disney Characters

Who's that voice?

(Newser) - Ever found yourself watching a Disney movie and not quite being able to place the familiar voice of one of the characters? HLN rounds up 11 celebrities you probably forgot have offered up their vocal talents for a Disney film:
  • Demi Moore: Esmeralda in The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Oprah
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9 Actors Who Turned Down Huge Roles

Carrie Bradshaw could have been played by ... Dana Delany?

(Newser) - Can you picture anyone other than Sarah Jessica Parker playing Carrie Bradshaw? How about someone other than Julia Roberts playing Vivian in Pretty Woman? Probably not, but both of those roles, and 17 others rounded up by Wetpaint , almost went to other actors. Click through the gallery for a sampling.... More »

10 Crazy Celeb Interviews

One of them involves removing an artificial leg on-air...

(Newser) - When celebrity interviews go wrong: Radar rounds up 24 of the absolute weirdest and craziest sit-downs. A sampling:
  • Princess Diana, separated from Prince Charles and having learned he cheated on her, told Martin Bashir, "There were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded."
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16 Crazy Hollywood Custody Fights

From drunk cheeseburger-eating to bizarre affairs, accusations

(Newser) - There's nothing like a celebrity custody dispute to make Thanksgiving morning interesting in Hollywood. Radar rounds up 16 of the nastiest:
  • Who can forget the time David Hasselhoff was filmed, drunk, eating a cheeseburger off his floor, causing him to temporarily lose custody of his daughters? During his custody
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12 Celebs Have Finances Hacked and Posted

Beyonce, Jay-Z, Kim Kardashian among the exposed

(Newser) - A website has hacked and posted the private financial data of a dozen A-list celebrities and political figures, including Beyonce, Kim Kardashian, and Hillary Clinton. TMZ won't name the site, but says the FBI launched an investigation after credit card info, social security numbers, mortgages, and other data were... More »

11 Celebs With Pro-Life Views

Martin Sheen, Jack Nicholson, Kathy Ireland among the pro-lifers

(Newser) - Hollywood, the land of liberal politics and casual sex? Maybe so, but a few celebrities have held pro-life views in recent years. Huffington Post rounds 'em up:
  • Jack Nicholson: The admitted "womanizer" (thanks, Radar ) says his mother was a teenage showgirl when she got pregnant with him.
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9 Stars Balancing Bipolar Disorder and Fame

Catherine Zeta-Jones calls it 'intense'

(Newser) - Catherine Zeta-Jones recently opened up about her struggle with bipolar disorder , telling InStyle, "It's been an intense time, in good ways and bad." She says she wants to "help remove any stigma attached" to the disorder, and let people know that there are ways to treat... More »

12 Most Unbelievable Hollywood Splits

Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman are just the latest

(Newser) - If your jaw hit the floor when you read that Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman are separating after 30 years of marriage, you weren't alone. Celebuzz rounds up 11 more celebrity splits that were equally jaw-dropping:
  • Mel Gibson and wife Robyn were married 31 years, and rumor has it
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Did Mel Snag Another Young Musician?

Gibson spotted with Nadia Lanfranconi

(Newser) - Mel Gibson has been spotted around Hollywood with a young, attractive aspiring musician who's not from around here—no, not Oksana Grigorieva . New galpal Nadia Lanfranconi does resemble Oksana, though, the New York Post notes, but she's from Italy, not Russia. Gibson denies the two are romantically involved,... More »

Mel Gibson: 'Forgive Me for What?'

I 'didn't hurt anyone,' he says in interview

(Newser) - Is Mel Gibson the least self-aware actor of all time? He appears so in a rare interview with ComingSoon.net this week, in which Gibson—he of the anti-Semitic drunk-driving rants and various racial slurs —says he doesn't exactly know what Hollywood has against him. It's not... More »

15 Weird Celebrity Friendships

You wouldn't guess these pairs hang out as often as they do

(Newser) - Paris Hilton is good friends with ... Kathy Griffin? Yep. You might expect the comedian would spend her time mocking the socialite, but they've actually been spotted shopping and sunbathing together. Fox News rounds up 14 more "unlikely celebrity BFFs":
  • Tyra Banks and Clay Aiken: The supermodel once wrote
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Latest Person to Want Mel Restrained: His Stepmom

Teddy Joye Hicks Gibson says actor has screamed at her many times

(Newser) - Mel Gibson can't even get along with his own family, according to legal documents obtained by TMZ . Teddy Joye Hicks Gibson, the actor's 78-year-old stepmother who married his father in 2001, recently filed for a restraining order against Mel, claiming he has screamed at her numerous times—once... More »

It's Divorce for Mel Gibson's Dad, 93

Is Hutton Gibson the victim of elder abuse?

(Newser) - So much for enjoying one's golden years. Mel Gibson's 93-year-old dad yesterday filed for divorce from his 70-something wife of 10 years. Though TMZ reports that Hutton Gibson marked the typical "irreconcilable differences" on his filing, the site also reports that the Gibsons apparently believe Teddy Joye... More »

Yet Another Mel Gibson Audio Rant Released

Screams at Joe Eszterhas in latest recording

(Newser) - Continuing his tendency to get caught on tape sounding like a crazy person, Mel Gibson is heard in newly released audio ranting at screenwriter Joe Eszterhas. Eszterhas gave the recording to The Wrap , one week after coming out swinging against Gibson, with whom he almost collaborated on a film about... More »

Mel Gibson Glad Lennon Was Shot: Screenwriter

And he 'hates Jews,' adds Joe Eszterhas

(Newser) - Yet another potential reason to dislike Mel Gibson: He was happy when John Lennon was shot, says screenwriter and almost-collaborator Joe Eszterhas. And that's only part of a laundry list of serious complaints Eszterhas bares about Gibson now that the two have had a major falling out over a... More »

Move Over, Kirk: 14 More Anti-Gay Celeb Comments

Mel Gibson, Donald Trump have also made controversial statements

(Newser) - Kirk Cameron isn't backing down from his recent comments that homosexuality is "destructive" to civilization, and it turns out he has a bit of company in Hollywood. The Huffington Post rounds up 14 other celebrities who've been slammed for making anti-gay comments—only some of whom apologized:... More »

Mel Gibson Loses Half His $850M Fortune

...to his ex, as part of divorce

(Newser) - In what's believed to be the largest Hollywood divorce settlement in history, Mel Gibson is having to cough up $425 million—half of his estimated fortune—to ex-wife Robyn Denise Moore. The two, married 31 years and parents to seven children, didn't have a prenuptial agreement, so Moore... More »

Robert Downey Jr: It's Time to Forgive Mel

RDJ begs Hollywood to let Gibson work

(Newser) - Mel Gibson now has someone other than Jodie Foster in his corner: Robert Downey Jr. "Unless you are without sin—and if you are, you are in the wrong f***ing industry—you should forgive him and let him work," RDJ said of Gibson while accepting the American Cinematheque... More »

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