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Celebrities Assemble for Joss Whedon's Pro-Clinton Video

And promise a Mark Ruffalo nude scene

(Newser) - Joss Whedon hopes the prospect of a Mark Ruffalo nude scene will get people fired up about voting in November. The Hollywood Reporter reports the Avengers director and Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator took a break from movie-making to launch the pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC Save the Day, returning Wednesday... More »

11 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Pierced

From Cameron Diaz to Harrison Ford

(Newser) - While some celebs may later come to regret their tattoos , piercings have the advantage of being removable—or hidden under a costume. From Cameron Diaz's nose to Neil Patrick Harris' nipples, below are 11 A-listers who've gone under the piercing gun:
  • Cameron Diaz: The recently married actress debuted
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Here Are Your Oscar Winners

'Birdman' wins big at Academy Awards

(Newser) - Host Neil Patrick Harris opened tonight's Academy Awards with—what else?—a musical number about the glory of movies, joined by special guest appearances by Anna Kendrick, Jack Black, and a bunch of dancers in impressive costumes. After a short, snark-free monologue, the awards began. Stay with us throughout... More »

5 Celebs Who Used Surrogate Moms

And lots of them had twins

(Newser) - Not all celebrity babies are carried inside a celebrity— HLN rounds up 11 times stars used a surrogate mom. A sampling:
  • Ricky Martin: His twin boys, Matteo and Valentino, were born with the help of a surrogate mom in 2008.
  • Neil Patrick Harris: He and David Burtka had, yes, twins—
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Here's Your Next Oscars Host

Neil Patrick Harris gets the nod for 2015

(Newser) - He's hosted the Emmys, the Tonys, and now ... the Oscars. Neil Patrick Harris gets the emcee honors for the Feb. 22 ceremony, reports Variety . Harris himself confirmed the news with a video on social media in which he crosses the job off his bucket list. Entertainment Weekly thinks it'... More »

Gone Girl a Mostly Thrilling Thriller

Film based on popular Gillian Flynn novel will leave viewers unsettled

(Newser) - "Chilling," "unsettling," and "manipulative" is what critics are saying about Gone Girl, starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike as Nick and Amy, a husband and wife trying to make it in a small town in Missouri—just the type of descriptors you probably want for... More »

Neil Patrick Harris Secretly Wed

He and David Burtka got married in Italy

(Newser) - Another surprise celebrity wedding : This time around, it was Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka who said "I do" without the paparazzi catching on. "Guess what? @DavidBurtka and I got married over the weekend. In Italy. Yup, we put the 'n' and 'd' in 'husband,... More »

History Was Made at the Tonys

Audra McDonald becomes most decorated actress

(Newser) - Audra McDonald has become the Tony Awards' most decorated actress last night when she won her sixth Tony for portraying Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill. The win put the singer and actress ahead of five-time winners Angela Lansbury and the late Julie Harris for... More »

Craig Ferguson: I'm Leaving Late Late Show

No surprise he's following Letterman out of the door at CBS

(Newser) - After 10 years at the helm of CBS' Late Late Show, Craig Ferguson has decided it's time to move on. The network "and I are not getting divorced, we are 'consciously uncoupling,' but we will still spend holidays together and share custody of the fake horse... More »

Neil Patrick Harris Curses Fan During Show

But rep says it was all in good fun

(Newser) - Neil Patrick Harris showed off his wicked tongue at last night's performance of Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway by shouting at an audience member—but was it all part of the show? A female fan cried out, "I love you, Neil!" to which he responded,... More »

Emmys Were a Total 'Bummer'

No one had fun watching this show: critics

(Newser) - The reviews are in for last night's Emmy Awards, and they are not good. (Catch up on what happened here .) One big problem: The In Memoriam segments that seemed to arrive every 20 minutes or so. A sampling of the reactions:
  • The "steady stream of in-memoriam segments
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Is This the Best Acceptance Speech Ever?

Merrit Wever wins Emmy Award, says almost nothing

(Newser) - The first award at tonight's Emmy Awards went to Nurse Jackie's Merritt Wever for best supporting actress in a comedy—and while accepting it, an emotional Wever simply said "Thank you so much" a few times and then, "I gotta go." And then she walked... More »

No Big Musical Number as Neil Patrick Harris Opens Emmys

Instead we got a boring skit and some bad jokes

(Newser) - If you were expecting Neil Patrick Harris to open tonight's Emmy Awards with one of his typical big song-and-dance numbers, you were probably disappointed: Instead, he started with a sketch involving him attempting to watch an entire season of television that was not very well-received on Twitter (sample tweet... More »

44 Celebs Who Were Classmates

Bet you didn't know these stars went to high school together

(Newser) - Apparently some schools just produce more stars than others. PopSugar rounds up celebrities you may not have realized attended high school together. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out the complete list . More »

5 Biggest Talkers From Last Night's Tony Awards

Neil Patrick Harris hosts for 4th time

(Newser) - Neil Patrick Harris hosted the Tony Awards for the fourth time last night, so needless to say, there were quite a few entertaining moments. One came right at the beginning, when NPH opened the show with a big musical number ... involving Mike Tyson, who brought big cheers and, Mashable concludes,... More »

33 Child Stars Who Turned Out OK

They're not all like Angus T. Jones

(Newser) - For every child star like Angus T. Jones trashing his own show , there's a Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who started acting at age seven but has managed to turn into a movie star while apparently remaining well-adjusted and normal. The Huffington Post rounds up an impressive 32 more of the latter:... More »

Giuliana Rancic Pregnant Via Surrogate

And 5 more celebrity couples who used a surrogate mom

(Newser) - Following her successful treatment for breast cancer, more good news for E! personality Giuliana Rancic: She's expecting a baby with husband Bill. "We are so thrilled that our prayers have been answered," she tells E! . The couple struggled to conceive and is using a gestational surrogate, who... More »

Neil Patrick Harris Gets Engaged After NY Vote

He and partner David Burtka tweet after gay marriage bill passes

(Newser) - One of New York's highest-profile gay couples celebrated last night's passage of the gay marriage bill in appropriate fashion: Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka got engaged. "I've already (proposed), he said yes! Thank god!" tweeted Burtka, before adding, "he proposed to me as... More »

It's a Boy and a Girl for Doogie

Neil Patrick Harris and partner welcome twins

(Newser) - Neil Patrick Harris and partner David Burtka are the fathers of twins. "All of us are happy, healthy, tired, and a little pukey," writes the How I Met Your Mother star on his Twitter feed . The twins are a boy and a girl named Gideon Scott and Harper... More »

Betty White, Neil Patrick Harris Win Early Emmys

Even a little something for the man your man could smell like

(Newser) - Betty White traded in her Golden Girl status for a muffin joke, and last night she turned it back into gold at the Creative Arts Emmys. White, 88, wasn't there to accept her honor for her raunchy turn as SNL host, but Neil Patrick Harris bounded up onstage twice to... More »

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