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5 Celeb Couples Who Used Surrogate Moms

Including one couple who had twins

(Newser) - Sometimes celebrity babies come into the world via a surrogate mom—and Radar rounds up 10 such cases. A sampling:
  • Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick used a surrogate mother to give birth to their twins , and during the pregnancy, Parker feared for the surrogate mom's safety thanks to
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16 Celebs Married to Regular People

Not all stars are married to other boldface names

(Newser) - Not every celebrity relationship is of the Kim-Kanye variety: Huffington Post rounds up 16 celebrities married to refreshingly "regular" joes:
  • Patrick Dempsey: Married to hairstylist and makeup artist Jillian Fink since 1999.
  • Paul Rudd: Married to film crew member Julie Yaeger.
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18 Stars Who've Conceived Via Surrogate

Elizabeth Banks says the relationship 'will last a lifetime'

(Newser) - Not every celebrity has a baby bump before having a baby. The Huffington Post rounds up 18 stars who became parents via surrogate mothers:
  • Elizabeth Banks: The Hunger Games actress has had two sons via a gestational surrogate. She said the experience "taught us a great deal about generosity
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Weirdest Part of Met Gala: Tom Brady's Hair

And other fashion travesties...

(Newser) - TMZ has a theory on the ridiculous hairstyle Tom Brady was sporting last night at the Met Costume Institute Gala: It must have been Gisele Bundchen's idea. Or perhaps what People describes as "a freshly slicked semi faux hawk that slanted to the right" is just the... More »

Celebs, Bigwigs Gather for 'Nerd Prom'

More than 2K turn out to White House Correspondents' Dinner

(Newser) - It's been dubbed the "nerd prom." But last night a good chunk of Hollywood turned out to join President Obama, Washington power brokers, and the press corps at the White House Correspondents' Dinner, reports Politico . As for dresses, Kate Hudson's purple sequin gown was "AH-MAY-ZING!... More »

Our Idiot Brother Is Likeable Enough

Paul Rudd stars in Jesse Peretz comedy

(Newser) - Our Idiot Brother is the story of a sweet-natured fool who depends on his three sisters to get his life back on track. It’s good for a smile, if not big laughs:
  • In the New York Times , AO Scott calls it a “thin, unconvincing movie made likable by
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Porno Naughty But Nice

Raunchy 'R' rated comedy is a PG romance at heart

(Newser) - Indie director and slacker king Kevin Smith has made a surprisingly tender film with Zack and Miri Make a Porno, critics say. Elizabeth Banks and Seth Rogan star as a pair of "genuinely likable social misfits" whose platonic friendship is put to the test when they decide to... More »

Director Smith: Friendship, not Sex, Is the Heart of Porno

Zack and Miri is a look at friendship, not sex, director says

(Newser) - Zack and Miri do indeed make a porno in Zack and Miri Make a Porno but the movie is about a lot more than just sex, director Kevin Smith tells Reuters. The story about a pair of cash-strapped pals entering the adult film biz is about love and friendship, Smith... More »

Definitely a Winner

Movie about divorced dad rises above usual cliches

(Newser) - Definitely, Maybe, the story of a soon-to-be-divorced dad whose 11-year-old daughter wants to hear how he met her mother, is definitely a cut above most romantic comedies, critics say. "It's a lot fresher and a bit more sophisticated than the ordinary run of maudlin chick flicks," writes Ken... More »

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