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5 Stars Who've Been Haunted

Happy (almost) Halloween!

(Newser) - With Halloween coming up, The Stir rounds up 10 celebrities who believe in ghosts:
  • Demi Lovato says her childhood home in Texas was haunted, and a ghost named Emily was her best friend. She claims she's had a medium and ghost hunters confirm the story.
  • When Halle Berry was
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15 Celebs Who Got Their Start in Horror Flicks

Some may surprise you

(Newser) - Gather up some vintage horror movies to watch this Halloween, and you may just be surprised by a familiar face. Wired rounds up 30 celebrities who got their start in horror movies. A sampling:
  • Jon Stewart: The Faculty, 1998
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, 1998
  • Renee Zellweger: Texas
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Jason Segel, Michelle Williams Both Move On

He's dating Bojana Novakovic; she's with Dustin Yellin

(Newser) - Looks like formerly adorable couple Jason Segel and Michelle Williams really is no more : Both have been spotted with new partners recently. E! identified Segel's "mystery woman" as Bojana Novakovic, a 31-year-old Serbian-born Australian actress with whom he's been spotted quite a few times over the past... More »

11 Child Stars Who Sought Emancipation

Some just wanted to skirt child labor laws

(Newser) - Turns out Jaden Smith doesn't really want to be emancipated from his parents —but these 10 child stars, rounded up by the Huffington Post , did:
  • Drew Barrymore petitioned for emancipation in 1991, when she was 15, in order to skirt child labor laws that were restricting the hours
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Michelle Williams, Jason Segel Are No More

And the world wept

(Newser) - Well, there goes another celebrity couple you could actually get behind : Michelle Williams and Jason Segel are over, sources tell People . After dating for a year—and just months after starting to stay together in Brooklyn —it seems distance took its toll a few weeks ago. Despite the Brooklyn... More »

Michelle Williams, Jason Segel Shack Up

Come on, how can you not love these two?

(Newser) - Finally, a celebrity romance we can really get behind: After dating since the beginning of the year, Michelle Williams and Jason Segel are now living together. Williams has moved out of the Brooklyn home she shared with Heath Ledger into a new waterfront apartment, also in Brooklyn. "She is... More »

Michelle: I Nearly Stopped Acting After Heath Died

Williams recalls their romance in 'GQ'

(Newser) - After Heath Ledger died, Michelle Williams wasn't sure she would ever want to work again. "That seemed like a really smart idea," she tells GQ in a new profile. "You just want to be able to walk out of your house and turn your face to... More »

Descendants, The Artist Win Big

'Homeland' also does well at the Golden Globes

(Newser) - Be honest: You tuned in to the Golden Globes tonight mostly to see what Ricky Gervais would say . But awards were handed out too, and The Artist and The Descendants were the big film winners. Both won best picture and best actor in their respective categories (comedy or musical for... More »

Michelle Williams Shines as Marilyn

But the rest of the movie is pretty slight

(Newser) - Critics are positively giddy about Michelle Williams' performance in My Week With Marilyn, a new comedy based on Colin Clark's memoir about the week he spent at a cabin getaway with Marilyn Monroe. Here's what the critics are saying: More »

Michelle: Heath's Death Changed Me

But three years later, life has 'repaired itself'

(Newser) - When Heath Ledger died, "it felt like we didn’t have anything," Michelle Williams recalls in a new Vogue cover story. But three years later, "my life—our life—has kind of repaired itself," she says. "It's not a perfectly operating system—there are... More »

12 Bizarre Celeb Odd Couples

Tila Tequila? Really, Billy Corgan?

(Newser) - Sometimes opposites attract ... and when that happens in Tinseltown, it's sure to make headlines. The Frisky rounds up a dozen celebrity odd couples:
  • Lisa Kudrow and Conan O'Brien: The Friends actress recently revealed that she dated the late night host before she hit the big time, but they
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Most Critics Sweet on Devastating Blue Valentine

Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams wow, but not everyone's convinced

(Newser) - Some critics are raving over Blue Valentine, a harrowing tale in which Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams play a couple ripping apart at the seams. But not everyone is impressed with the film (whose infamous oral sex scene has gotten plenty of press).
  • “This wrenching story of a marriage
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Michelle Williams 'Proud' of Oral Sex Scene

Original NC-17 rating felt like a 'slap'

(Newser) - Michelle Williams is pretty pleased with the oral sex scene that originally earned her film Blue Valentine an NC-17 rating . "I thought, 'I've never seen that before in a movie and I'm proud to be the first. Good on us for making that happen,’” she tells Reuters... More »

Michelle Williams: I Can't Find Meaning in Heath's Death

She opens up in first TV interview since his accidental overdose

(Newser) - Michelle Williams is moving on from Heath Ledger's death—and it makes her a little sad. Promoting her latest film Blue Valentine on Nightline , Williams recalled the first year without him: “In a strange way, I miss that year, because all those possibilities that existed then are gone. It... More »

When I Miss Heath, I Look at Matilda: Michelle

In first interview since Ledger's death, Williams opens up about grief, motherhood

(Newser) - Michelle Williams was reluctant to talk to the press after the death of Heath Ledger, because “I didn't know what my boundaries were,” she tells Vogue. She has since figured it out: “I can talk about grief, about single parenting, about trying to balance work and kids.... More »

Destiny's 'Third' Child Hits London's West End

Michelle Williams plays Roxie in Chicago

(Newser) - Often labeled “the third one” in Destiny’s Child, Michelle Williams is swinging the spotlight her way, the Independent reports, playing Roxy in a production of Chicago in London’s West End. “People just think I’m the quiet one. Or not talented,” Williams says of comparisons... More »

And the Oscar Goes to … Matilda, If Ledger Wins

(Newser) - If Heath Ledger is named best supporting actor at Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony, his 3-year-old daughter will become the owner of the statuette. But it won't really belong to Matilda Rose Ledger until her 18th birthday, in 2023—and even then, only if she signs a contract. Ledger's nomination, and... More »

Ledger's Ex Says Grief Like 'Moving River'

(Newser) - Michelle Williams, who stars in a new film about the loss of a best friend, says time hasn’t made mourning ex-boyfriend Heath Ledger any easier. “I’m at heart an optimistic person, but in some ways it just gets worse," the Dawson’s Creek alum says... More »

Carefully, Williams Opens Up

Actress gives first interview since Heath Ledger's death

(Newser) - In the wake of the media circus surrounding Heath Ledger's death, ex-fiancee Michelle Williams laid low and threw herself into her work, refusing all interviews until the New York Times recently sat down to discuss the four movies the actress has shot since last summer. "I don’t want... More »

Feds Close Ledger Case

Mary-Kate Olsen will not have to testify

(Newser) - Federal prosecutors have closed their investigation into the death of Heath Ledger without filing charges, meaning Mary-Kate Olsen will not have to testify, People reports. The US attorney's office in Manhattan had been trying to determine whether the painkillers Ledger took were obtained illegally. More »

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