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Tina Fey, and 6 More Stars With Odd Middle Names

Meet Elizabeth Stamatina Fey

(Newser) - In honor of Middle Name Appreciation Day on Tuesday, People ran down 10 celebrities with odd middle names:
  • Tina Fey: Stamatina. Her full name is actually Elizabeth Stamatina Fey, and she got "Tina" from her middle name.
  • Elton John: Hercules. He was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight, but renamed himself,
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Uma Thurman Looks Different

'Daily Mail' thinks she's had some work done

(Newser) - Uma Thurman is looking a bit different these days, prompting the Daily Mail to ask, in a nearly 1,000-word treatise on the matter, "What has Uma Thurman done to her face?" Her forehead was smoother, her smile was tighter, and her face was puffier and more taut than... More »

Uma Thurman, Ex Fight Over 2-Year-Old

Arpad Busson sues for custody of daughter

(Newser) - Uma Thurman's ex-fiance is suing her for custody of their daughter Luna, 2. Arpad "Arki" Busson yesterday filed an emergency order to gain custody; the Manhattan court papers are sealed. "It is unfortunate that this very private discussion regarding Mr. Busson's visitation rights and his participation... More »

Uma, Quentin Now Reportedly a Thing

Thurman, Tarantino are dating, sources say

(Newser) - Uma Thurman has been Quentin Tarantino's muse for two decades—but now she's more, sources tell Us . Thurman found herself single again when she broke off her engagement (for the second time) last month, and now she and Tarantino are reportedly dating. "They had a thing and... More »

Uma Thurman Calls Off Engagement, Again

She and Arki Busson are no more, once more

(Newser) - The second time was apparently not the charm for Uma Thurman. The Daily Mail is reporting that the actress has called off her engagement to Arpad "Arki" Busson—again. A rough timeline: The two started dating in 2007, got engaged in 2008, called it off in 2009, got back... More »

15 More Celeb Marriages You Forgot All About

Wait, she was once married to him?!

(Newser) - So you remembered that Heather Locklear was married to Richie Sambora for a long time, and you recalled that Tommy Lee had a rocky marriage to Pamela Anderson ... but did you forget that Heather and Tommy were also once married, from 1986 to 1993? Wonderwall rounds up 15 more celebrity... More »

11 Bad Habits of the Stars

Rich, famous, but not always healthy

(Newser) - Not all celebrities are like Gwyneth Paltrow, existing on air, kale, and good vibes alone. No, quite a few of them indulge in some distinctly unhealthy habits, from smoking to chowing down on junk food to spending too much time in the sun. The Stir rounds up 11 of the... More »

20 Celebs Who Divorced Before 35

And 2 of them are from this week

(Newser) - In the news this week: Divorces for not one but two actresses under the age of 35 (Jane Levy, Suburgatory, and Anna Camp, Pitch Perfect). Of course, in Hollywood, such situations aren't all that uncommon. The Huffington Post rounds up 18 more under-35 divorcées:
  • Jessica Simpson was 25
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17 Stars Who Had Babies Over 40

Halle Berry will soon join the group

(Newser) - Halle Berry says that getting pregnant again at 46 was " the biggest surprise of her life ," considering she thought she "was kind of past the point where this could be a reality for me." But she's far from the only celebrity to have a baby... More »

Playing for Keeps Soulless, Sexist

Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel rom-com: 0% on Tomatometer

(Newser) - Playing for Keeps is generic Hollywood fare, but one thing makes it stand out: As of this writing, it's managed to score a 0% at Rotten Tomatoes, despite a star-studded cast that includes Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Uma Thurman, and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Here's what critics are saying about... More »

Crazy Celeb Baby Names? Uma's Kid Has Seven

Because why make a decision?

(Newser) - Just when you thought celebrities couldn't possibly come up with any crazier names for their offspring, Uma Thurman reveals the name of her new daughter with Arpad Busson. Thurman gave birth July 15, but inexplicably waited til now to give an indifferent world her name: "I would like... More »

Uma Films Really Bizarre Ad for Schweppes

She has to have Schweppes all the time

(Newser) - There's seemingly no end to the stream of strange commercials celebrities are willing to put out overseas. Jezebel calls this particular example—which features Uma Thurman talking about how she likes to have, ahem, Schweppes all the time, with strangers, at home, and in taxis—"just ... weird."... More »

Angelina Fling Broke Up Uma, Ethan

Thurman-Hawke split followed his hookup with co-star Jolie

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie hooked up with co-star Ethan Hawke on a movie set in 2003, and the fling helped sink Hawke's marriage to Uma Thurman, according to a new tell-all book about Jolie. Her other conquests include Lenny Kravitz and Ralph Fiennes, according to Andrew Morton's Angelina: An Unauthorized Biography, reports... More »

Ponzi Schemer Allegedly Bilked Celebs of $30M

Clients included Uma Thurman and Martin Scorsese

(Newser) - A money manager who catered to high-profile celebrities and wealthy New Yorkers has been charged with running a $30 million Ponzi scheme. The client list of Kenneth Starr (no, not that Kenneth Starr) includes Uma Thurman and Martin Scorsese, reports Reuters . No details on exactly who lost what, but Starr... More »

Uma's Movie Bomb: $131 Gross in UK

'Motherhood' tanks across the ocean

(Newser) - Uma Thurman is apparently not a household name in Britain. When her new movie, Motherhood, opened earlier this month, it grossed a grand total of $131 over the weekend. That number includes a rare feat: On the Sunday of the debut, exactly one person bought a ticket. "You're kidding?"... More »

Percy Jackson Lacks Spark

Harry Potter clone falls short of Olympian ambitions

(Newser) - Critics are pretty disappointed with Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. The Harry Potter-esque romp, directed by Chris Columbus, follows a boy who discovers not just that he has powers, but that the Greek gods are alive in America.
  • The film "has no real pep to it
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Uma Thurman, Fiancé Split

Somehow, Cindy Adams ties breakup with Arpad Busson to Bernie Madoff

(Newser) - The engagement is off between Uma Thurman and hedge fund manager Arpad Busson. Thurman, once-divorced and mother to two children by Ethan Hawke, announced her engagement to the financier—who has two children himself with Elle MacPherson—in the summer of 2008. Cindy Adams theorizes the breakup could have somehow... More »

Tarantino Confirms Kill Bill 3

Director will make sequel with Uma Thurman, but needs 10-year break

(Newser) - First, the good news for Quentin Tarantino fans: “The Bride will fight again,” he says, confirming his plan to make the third movie in his Kill Bill franchise. The bad news? Not until 2014, notes the New York Post. “I love the character and I think she... More »

Uma's Getting Hitched

Sorry, guys, Miss Kiddo engaged to wealthy financier

(Newser) - Sorry guys, Uma Thurman is officially off the market. Financier Arpad “Arki” Busson has just put a ring on the Kill Bill star’s finger, the New York Daily News reports—a ring so big “she can’t fit it through the sleeve of her coat,” says... More »

The View From Inside the Uma Jury

Member explains how panel reached stalking verdict

(Newser) - A Wall Street Journal reporter who served on the jury that convicted Uma Thurman’s stalker yesterday looks back today, recalling just over a week of debate, junk food, and weird dreams. “The fact that she was a famous movie star made us partly charmed, partly suspicious," writes... More »

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