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Dirty Dancing Lake Now Just a Muddy Pit

Fans disappointed when they visit Virginia lodge

(Newser) - Fans of Frances "Baby" Houseman and Johnny "Patrick Swayze" Castle are being put in the corner—emotionally speaking—by what has become of one of Dirty Dancing's major filming locations. The Guardian reports that nearly 30 years after the film was released, thousands of people still come... More »

7 Celeb Couples You Didn't Know Were Married

Including a 'Mad Men' couple together in real life

(Newser) - Some celebrity couples are so famous they get a couple nickname—anyone remember Bennifer?—but the 14 rounded up by YourTango are so below the radar, you may not even have realized they were married (or practically married). A sampling:
  • Vincent Kartheiser and Alexis Bledel: They played doomed lovers in
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Actors Who Played Teens When They Were How Old?!

'The Fonz' was actually ... 29

(Newser) - It's common knowledge that teenage characters in movies and TV shows are rarely played by actual teenagers. Fox News rounds up 62 notable cases, and reveals the ages of the actors in question. Click through for a sampling or check out the complete list . (Or click to read about... More »

15 Celebs Who Went From 'Whatever' to 'Wow' in 2010

Even Gwyneth Paltrow's appeal is up

(Newser) - It's hard to believe that last year, James Franco was just, as the Daily Beast puts it, "that guy from Freaks & Geeks." He joins 14 other celebs on the Beast's list of the most-improved stars of 2010:
  • Jennifer Grey: Truly, no one puts Baby in a corner.
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Jennifer Grey Wins Dancing WIth the Stars

Bristol Palin comes in 3rd amid voting glitches

(Newser) - Jennifer Grey overcame the competition—and an alleged Tea Party conspiracy —to become the 11th champion of Dancing With the Stars. The 50-year-old beat Bristol Palin, who finished third, and Kyle Massey to win the mirror ball, the AP reports. "I didn't think I was going to compete... More »

Bristol Palin Comes in Last, Again

Not that that's ever made a difference before...

(Newser) - Surprising probably no one, Bristol Palin came in last once again during last night's Dancing With the Stars finals. Her jive got her a score of 27 and her freestyle a 25—but at least the freestyle involved an entertaining sequence with Palin dancing in a cage. Jennifer Grey came... More »

Bristol Palin Reaches DWTS Finals

But it's due, at least in part, to Tea Party's cheating tactics

(Newser) - The Tea Party's favorite dancer has made it through to the final of Dancing With the Stars, overcoming another round of low scores from the judges with the help of votes from fans. Singer Brandy Norwood was eliminated despite earning a perfect score for her Argentine tango on Monday, the... More »

Bristol Survives on DWTS

Kurt Warner eliminated ahead of semi-finals

(Newser) - Bristol Palin has made it through to the semi-finals of Dancing With the Stars despite her tango with Mark Ballas having tied for the lowest score. Palin—amid suggestions that her survival is due to politically motivated voting —once again escaped elimination as viewer votes overcame low scores, Bloomberg... More »

Bristol Actually Not Awful on DWTS

Although, her outfit is

(Newser) - Bristol Palin snagged her best score yet last night on Dancing With the Stars, but still couldn’t manage to keep herself out of the bottom two. “ Last week a chimp , [this week] almost a champ,” said one judge of her tango; the rest seemed to agree, apparently... More »

ABC: Boos on DWTS Weren't for Palin

Network says audience was booing scores, not her

(Newser) - Sarah Palin made a front-row appearance in support of daughter Bristol on Dancing With the Stars last night, complete with a booing controversy. Just before she appeared on camera, as Jennifer Grey and Derek Hough were discussing their dance, boos could be heard from the hall, Mediaite notes. ABC says... More »

Bristol Palin Takes it Off for DWTS

But that doesn't get her more than 18 points

(Newser) - Any of you hoping Bristol Palin would quickly emerge as a Dancing With the Stars frontrunner were likely disappointed while watching last night’s premiere. Palin managed not to come in last, however, landing herself in the middle with a score of 18. David Hasselhoff , Mike “ The Situation ”... More »

Swayze Book: Grey Was Annoying on Set of Dancing

Patrick recalls her 'emotional,' sometimes 'silly' antics

(Newser) - The chemistry between Patrick Swayze and Dirty Dancing co-star Jennifer Grey was definitely on-screen-only. Grey was the cause of “a few moments of friction” on set because of her tendency to be “particularly emotional, sometimes bursting into tears if someone criticized her,” Swayze wrote in his memoir,... More »

Grey, Demi Lead Swayze Tributes

Dirty Dancing co-star cherishes swooning in his arms

(Newser) - Like generations who adored him, Jennifer Grey often thinks about swaying in Patrick Swayze’s arms, People reports. “When I think of him, I think of being in his arms when we were kids, dancing, practicing the lift in the freezing lake, having a blast doing this tiny little... More »

Friends Rally to Support Swayze

News of actor's pancreatic cancer stuns Hollywood

(Newser) - Patrick Swayze's celebrity friends are offering encouragement to the actor a day after news broke that the Dirty Dancing and Ghost star has pancreatic cancer, Access Hollywood reports. “I won an Oscar because of Patrick Swayze," said Ghost co-star Whoopi Goldberg on The View. "So baby, we... More »

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