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Arrow Stunt Goes Wrong on America's Got Talent

Daredevil was hit in the throat by flaming arrow

(Newser) - Tuesday was a rough night for a Canadian daredevil on America's Got Talent. Judges Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell appeared horrified as Ryan Stock was hit in the throat by a flaming arrow fired by fiancee AmberLynn Walker live on TV, the New York Daily ... More »

Simon Cowell Headed Back to Reality TV

He's replacing Howard Stern on 'America's Got Talent'

(Newser) - You will soon get a chance to once again watch Simon Cowell snarkily judge ordinary people who want to be famous. Cowell is replacing Howard Stern as a judge on this summer's season of America's Got Talent, Entertainment Weekly reports. Cowell has previously acted as judge on American ... More »

5 Most Bizarre Celeb Beauty Treatments

Stem cells and bird poop and kitty litter, oh my!

(Newser) - To prepare for her wedding extravaganza , Kim Kardashian got a $550 stem cell facial. No, it's not quite as icky as it sounds, but it is weird—the vegan stem cell serum that's applied to the face during the treatment uses cells from a marine plant, Us reports.... More »

5 Celebs You Never Expected to Become Dads

The latest: Simon Cowell

(Newser) - Admit it: When Simon Cowell posted gushing Twitter updates about his new baby , you were kind of shocked. He had, after all, said for years that he didn't want kids. But the 54-year-old is far from the only celebrity father whose kids surprised the world; The Stir rounds up... More »

The World Has 2 New Celeb Babies

John Krasinksi, Emily Blunt welcome daughter; Simon Cowell has son

(Newser) - Valentine's weekend (or President's Day weekend for the less romantic of you) brought bundles of joy for two celebrity couples:
  • John Krasinski and Emily Blunt announced the birth of their daughter yesterday on Twitter . "Wanted to let the news out directly," Krasinski wrote. "Emily and
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Madonna Highest-Earning Celeb, Despite 'Flop' Album

Her tour managed to save her—big time: Forbes

(Newser) - Somehow, despite selling fewer than a million copies of her latest album, Madonna made it to the top of the Forbes 2013 top-earning celebs list. She has her tour to thank: It grossed $305 million. Merchandise sales, her clothing line and fragrance, and investments also helped get her to the... More »

Simon Cowell: Yep, the Kid Is Mine

Confirms he's having love child with Lauren Silverman

(Newser) - And just like that, Simon Cowell has put the rumors to rest ... by confirming them. He is, indeed, going to be a father for the first time, by way of his (former) friend's (former) wife's baby, he acknowledged. "I'm proud to be a dad," Cowell... More »

Cowell Named in Pal's Divorce Papers

As love child rumors ramp up

(Newser) - More evidence that Simon Cowell really is expecting a love child with a (presumably former) friend's wife? In divorce papers filed two weeks ago, Andrew Silverman names Cowell as a co-respondent and says the divorce from wife Lauren is based on adultery, the New York Post reports. What exactly... More »

Cowell Having Love Child With Friend's Wife: Sources

Lauren Silverman supposedly leaving husband to be with Cowell

(Newser) - Simon Cowell is about to become a dad ... but don't send him a card just yet. Multiple sources tell Us (you know, the not-as-reliable-as-People-but-more-reliable-than-Star tabloid) the former American Idol judge is expecting a baby with Lauren Silverman, a New York socialite who just so happens to be married to... More »

Simon Cowell Egged on Live TV

Former Britain's Got Talent contestant takes her revenge on season finale

(Newser) - A woman on Britain's Got Talent has done what so many failed reality show contestants have long dreamed about: egging Simon Cowell live on camera, reports EW . During the show's finale today, a viola player playing as part of a backing orchestra for one of the finalists jumped... More »

The 10 Most Loaded Reality Stars

Obviously, Kim Kardashian is on the list

(Newser) - If you just hate the idea that someone can let a camera crew follow them around and end up a millionaire, do not read on. Celebuzz rounds up the 10 richest reality stars:
  • Kim Kardashian: Not only is she one of the richest reality stars, she's also the second
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Simon Cowell Sick of Britney

Report says her first season with 'X Factor' will be her last

(Newser) - December has not been kind to Britney Spears, what with the rumors of relationship trouble and claims her ex-hubby's brother actually fathered her kid . Now, Us Weekly reports that the singer's first season as an X Factor judge will be her last. "Britney will get the boot,... More »

Simon Cowell's New Galpal: Carmen Electra

They're dating, Cowell confirms

(Newser) - Simon Cowell is dating Carmen Electra, he revealed to Ryan Seacrest on his radio show yesterday, but don't call her his girlfriend quite yet. "She's not my girlfriend. We're people who date," said the former American Idol judge. "She's adorable, isn't she?"... More »

11 Completely Insane Celeb Beauty Treatments

Sheep placentas and snake venom and bee stings, oh my!

(Newser) - You've heard about Tom Cruise's bird poo facials —but he's far from the only star to put something kinda icky on his face in the name of beauty. Celebuzz rounds up 10 more completely crazy celebrity beauty rituals:
  • Simon Cowell indulges in sheep placenta facials to
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Psy Teaches Ellen, Britney His Horse Dance

'Gangnam Style' rapper makes surprise appearance

(Newser) - Even Britney Spears loves Korean rapper Psy's outrageously popular "Gangnam Style," and in an episode of Ellen DeGeneres' talk show airing today, Brit gets to learn how to do the video's now-famous "horse dance." Gawker and Reddit spotted the clip, which is mostly hilarious—... More »

10 Totally Fake Celeb Friendships

What, you mean these people aren't all BFFs?

(Newser) - You were probably shocked, just shocked, to learn recently that Beyonce is not actually a huge fan of Kim Kardashian, despite the fact that their significant others are besties and thus they have to hang out a lot. Well, they're not the only ones smiling for the cameras while... More »

9 Stars With Weird Habits

Olivia Munn rips out her eyelashes, Johnny Depp plays with Barbies

(Newser) - Lots of people bite their nails, but not Olivia Munn: She plucks out her eyelashes, she told the New York Daily News this week. The odd tendency stems from a disorder called trichotillomania, the Huffington Post notes. Eight more stars with habits that are a bit strange:
  • Johnny Depp: He
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Day 1 of X Factor: Brit a Drama Queen?

Spears dogged by rumors that she stormed out of taping

(Newser) - New judges Britney Spears and Demi Lovato had their first X Factor taping yesterday, and of course there were rumors of bad behavior. TMZ reports that Spears stormed off the set upset after a contestant did a less-than-stellar version of her song "Hold It Against Me," forcing... More »

Britney Spears, Demi Lovato New Judges on X Factor

Singing stars appear at New York's TV 'upfronts'

(Newser) - Britney Spears and—as TMZ put it—"some other girl" appeared in New York today to present themselves as new judges on Simon Cowell's X Factor. That "other girl" has 15 Billboard Hot 100 hits, by the way, and her name is Demi Lovato. A photo of... More »

Britney Spears Joins X Factor for $15M

She will join Simon Cowell on his Fox talent show

(Newser) - And the new judge on The X Factor is ... Britney! The pop idol will join the talent show on Fox, reports RadarOnline , and will rake in $15 million a year. (The latter is a scoop from E! News .) Spears first had to meet with a real judge who oversees... More »

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