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TV Critic's Review Leads to Hilarious Correction

Oops

(Newser) - Presenting probably the most embarrassing newspaper correction in the history of newspaper corrections, courtesy of a New York Times review of the new TV show Goliath: "An earlier version of this review included an inaccurate discussion of the show's plot structure. The critic mistakenly watched the first two... More »

Here Are Your Golden Globes Winners

Your running list of the night's awards

(Newser) - After Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's opening monologue , the Golden Globes were off and running:
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture went to JK Simmons for Whiplash.
  • Best Supporting Actress, TV went to Joanne Froggatt for Downton Abbey. Onstage, she mentioned a letter she got from a rape
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There's Too Much Junk in The Judge

Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall are great, but no fireworks

(Newser) - If you thought Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall would create magic on screen, critics might be about to burst your bubble. The Judge, in which Downey Jr. stars as a hotshot lawyer representing his judge-turned-murder-suspect dad Duvall, doesn't live up to some expectations. Here's what critics are... More »

5 Celeb Couples Who Married in Vegas

And, not all that shockingly, divorced soon after

(Newser) - What happens in Vegas ... often results in a divorce not too much later, at least in the case of these nine celebrity couples rounded up by Radar :
  • Mia Farrow and Frank Sinatra: They wed in Sin City in 1966 when Farrow was 21 and Sinatra was 50. They divorced two
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7 Celeb Couples Who Got Hitched in Vegas

And some of them are actually still married

(Newser) - What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, unless of course it involves a marriage certificate. And for the 14 celebrity couples rounded up by PopSugar , it did. Seven standouts:
  • Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton wed in Vegas in 2000 after dating for mere weeks. They divorced in 2002.
  • Kelly
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5 Male Stars Who've Had Eating Disorders

Elton John got help from his good friend ... Princess Di

(Newser) - Not every Hollywood star who's struggled with an eating disorder has been female. Radar rounds up 11 male celebrities who've battled the problem. A sampling:
  • Dennis Quaid: After losing 40 pounds to play the dying Doc Holliday in Wyatt Earp, he started struggling with what he called "
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Billy Bob Thornton to Star in TV Version of Fargo

It's coming to FX next year

(Newser) - Billy Bob Thornton will star in the TV version of the film Fargo. The Oscar winner has signed on to a limited series based on the 1996 Coen brothers' flick. It's scheduled for a 10-episode run on FX next year. Fans of the movie shouldn't expect to see... More »

44 Celebrity Sexting Scandals

Step away from the phone/computer, stars...

(Newser) - So, it's 2013 now, you'd think most boldface names would have gotten the memo: Don't email, text message, or otherwise communicate any pictures or message you wouldn't want getting out, blared on the front page of every tabloid for all the world to see. And yet.... More »

25 Strange Phobias of the Stars

House plants and butterflies and mirrors, oh my!

(Newser) - Everyone understands arachnophobia. But what about swinophobia—the fear of pigs? It's just one of the 25 strange celebrity fears rounded up by the Huffington Post :
  • Katie Holmes: Scared of raccoons.
  • Tyra Banks: Afraid of dolphins.
  • Orlando Bloom: Yep, he's the swinophobe.
  • Woody Allen: One of his many
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22 Stars Who've Been Married 4 Times—or More

So much for 'til death do us part...

(Newser) - It's no secret that Liz Taylor was married eight times—but some of these celebrities who've been married four times or more, rounded up by the Huffington Post , might surprise you:
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor: She's gotten hitched an incredible nine times, including once to Conrad Hilton.
  • Mickey
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Mansion Billy Bob, Angelina Shared: Yours for $10M

Thornton lists home he, Jolie bought from Slash in 2000

(Newser) - If you've got $9.995 million burning a hole in your pocket and the desire to live in a house where some interesting things surely took place, consider the former love nest of Billy Bob Thornton and Angelina Jolie. The couple bought the mansion for $3.75 million back... More »

18 Weird Celeb Turn-Ons

Kristen Stewart's involves ... armpits

(Newser) - Just three weeks before news of her affair with director Rupert Sanders broke, Kristen Stewart dished on a kinda weird kink to Vogue: Speaking of her unnamed boyfriend (Robert Pattinson?), Stewart revealed, "He loves to lick under my armpits." The Frisky notes that this fetish is called maschalagnia—... More »

Thornton: How I 'Blew' Marriage to Jolie

Billy Bob opens up about Angelina on 'Nightline'

(Newser) - Billy Bob Thornton takes the blame for the failure of his marriage to Angelina Jolie in a new Nightline interview. “I blew it because I didn’t think I was good enough for her. She has one way she wanted to live her life and I had another way... More »

10 Famous Duos Prove Matching Tattoos a Bad Idea

But it's too late for Kelsey Grammer, Kayte Walsh

(Newser) - Surely you were moved last week by the touching story of 57-year-old Kelsey Grammer and his much younger wife , Kayte Walsh, who walked into a Chicago tattoo parlor last Saturday so that Grammer could get "Kayte" tattooed on his hip. But The Frisky fears for their union: It turns... More »

Billy Bob Thornton Daughter Guilty in Tot's Death

Amanda Brumfield skipped first-degree murder charges, but nabbed manslaughter

(Newser) - The estranged daughter of actor Billy Bob Thornton has been found guilty of aggravated manslaughter of a child in Orlando. Amanda Brumfield, 32, was convicted Friday, and is expected to be sentenced in July. She was acquitted of first-degree murder and aggravated child-abuse charges. Prosecutors say Brumfield killed her best... More »

10 Bizarre Actors Turned Singers

Who knew Jada Pinkett Smith had a fondness for metal?

(Newser) - The news that House star Hugh Laurie is recording a blues album prompted Time to reminisce over 10 other unlikely actors who turned to singing…often with hilarious results:
  • David Hasselhoff: Shockingly, he managed to top the German charts even though he recorded songs like the super-creepy “Jump in
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Galpal to Depp: Stay Away From Angie!

Vanessa Paradis fears Jolie will get Depp in her clutches

(Newser) - Vanessa Paradis really, really loves Johnny Depp—so much that she’s trying to force him out of his latest movie. Depp has a “real long and intense love scene” with man-thief Angelina Jolie in The Tourist, and a source tells the New York Post that Paradis demanded he... More »

Dear Brad, Lose the Nasty Beard

We get it: You don't want to be considered just for your looks

(Newser) - Sexiest man alive? Pshaw. Brad Pitt looks more like “the guy who dealt weed in college,” writes Reed Tucker in the New York Post . Pitt’s facial hair, when it debuted in 2008, seemed like a temporary phase—but two years later, the beard is “longer, grayer,... More »

All-Time Best TV and Movie Drunks

Norm, Frank the Tank make the list

(Newser) - Everyone likes a funny drunk, right? Barstools lists the most lovable movie and TV boozehounds of all time:
  • Who comes to mind first? Norm Peterson from Cheers, of course. "The crowd shouted 'Norm' every time he walked through the door to belly up to the bar."
  • Will and
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Best Sports Movie Pep Talks

When you're down, these clips can get you going

(Newser) - World got you down? Let one of these coaches buck you up: AskMen picks the best sports movie inspirational talks. The top five:
  1. Kurt Russell, Miracle: “If we played ‘em 10 times, they might win nine. But not this game.”
  2. Al Pacino, Any Given Sunday: “You
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