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Wahlbergs' Company Sued Over Alleged Wage Theft

Ex-Wahlburgers employees say they weren't paid minimum wage

(Newser) - Five former employees of the burger chain founded by Mark and Donnie Wahlberg are suing the company over what they call "rampant" violations of labor laws, reports the AP . The ex-employees who filed the class-action suit in New York federal court Thursday previously worked at a Wahlburgers location in... More »

10 Stars Who've Saved Lives—for Real

Some have saved multiple lives

(Newser) - Some actors do more than just play action heroes on screen— The Stir rounds up stars who are action heroes in real life. Here are 10 who likely saved lives:
  1. Mark Harmon: The NCIS star saw a car crash and catch on fire in 1996, and broke the window with
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Celebs Offer Reward After Twisted Ice Bucket Prank

Autistic Ohio teen had feces, urine dumped on head

(Newser) - Drew Carey has offered $10,000 to help find a group of Cleveland-area teenagers who humiliated an autistic boy with their twisted take on the ALS ice bucket challenge. The 14-year-old's mother contacted police after discovering that the group of teens had used the boy's phone to record... More »

Donnie Wahlberg, Jenny McCarthy Tie the Knot

But brother Mark Wahlberg is a no-show

(Newser) - Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy are now husband and wife, reports the AP . The New Kids on the Block alum, 45, and ex-View co-host, 41, engaged in April, tied the knot at the Hotel Baker near Chicago last night surrounded by close family and friends, notes US Weekly . One notable... More »

Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg Engaged

Good news for McCarthy after what was probably a tough weekend

(Newser) - Jenny McCarthy is living the dream of adolescent girls in the late '80s: She's marrying Donnie Wahlberg. The View co-host announced their engagement on the show today, E! reports. Her son, Evan, helped Wahlberg propose: "This weekend I was sitting with Donnie and he went into the... More »

New Couple on Block? McCarthy, Walhberg

It all started over lollypops

(Newser) - We are not making this up and you are not stuck in a '90s time warp, but according to the crack gossips at People and US Weekly , Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy are, like, totally an item. Apparently, sparks flew when the Blue Bloods star and New Kid on... More »

New Kids Singer Saves Fan's Life

Donnie Wahlberg finds new kidney for Tennessee fan

(Newser) - The '80s megastar Donnie Wahlberg came to the rescue of an ailing fan with some help from 21st-century technology. The New Kids On the Block singer re-tweeted a link to a blog post about a young fan in Nashville who was in desperate need of a kidney transplant to... More »

10 Actors Who Regularly Kill TV Shows

And some of the series had real promise, too...

(Newser) - Certain actors bring bad luck (or, in some cases, just plain bad acting) with them to every TV show they’re a part of. Courtesy of Screen Junkies , 10 actors who’ve been on so many canceled series, they should never be allowed on the small screen again:
  • Blair Underwood:
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New Kids Scrap Aussie Tour, Blaming Recession

(Newser) - The New Kids on the Block have canceled a planned tour of Australia because of weak ticket sales amid the recession, Reuters reports. “We are, in fact, in the middle of a worldwide recession and we just cannot make it work,” said Donnie Wahlberg. He said the group... More »

Righteous Kill is Dead Ordinary

Generic cop flick falls flat despite De Niro, Pacino power

(Newser) - Not even the combined star power of Al Pacino and Robert De Niro can save the “tricked-up and often turgid” cop thriller Righteous Kill, critics conclude. The iconic duo finally share some serious screen time as a pair of veteran NYPD detectives tracking a vigilante killer in their midst,... More »

Not-So-New Kids Back on the Block

Iconic 1990s boy band announces reunion

(Newser) - To a familiar chorus of shrieking, onetime superstar boy band New Kids on the Block appeared from behind a curtain and made it official this morning on the Today show: They're back. The now-30something teen idols confirmed rampant reunion rumors and said they've been working on a new album since... More »

New Kids on the Block Plan Reunion on 'Today'

All is right with the world

(Newser) - In a performance to mark the 20th anniversary of their hit album Hangin' Tough, the New Kids on the Block will reunite Friday to perform on the "Today Show," a source tells People magazine. The boy band sold more than 50 million records before returning to civilian life... More »

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