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Stars Light Up 3rd Night of DNC

Angela Bassett, Sigourney Weaver, Lenny Kravitz, most of Broadway, among those who turn out

(Newser) - Angela Bassett and Sigourney Weaver, Empire producer Lee Daniels, and rocker Lenny Kravitz are providing the celebrity power Wednesday on Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention. Weaver introduced a climate-change film by director James Cameron, "Not Reality TV," featuring Jack Black, Don Cheadle, America Ferrera, and the... More »

America Ferrera: According to Trump, I'm Probably a Rapist

She, Lena Dunham take the stage at the DNC

(Newser) - Actors Lena Dunham and America Ferrera took the stage at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday and went right for the jugular: "I’m Lena Dunham and according to Donald Trump my body is probably like a two." "And I’m America Ferrera and according to Donald... More »

America Ferrera: Hey, Gracias, Trump!

He's accomplished what Latino voter drives could not, she writes

(Newser) - Enough people have clobbered Donald Trump over his derogatory remarks about Latino immigrants that America Ferrera says she's decided to pass on that. Instead, the actress has a written a heartfelt, if tongue-in-cheek, "thank you" to him in the Huffington Post . Trump, she explains, has succeeded where Latino... More »

7 Stars Attacked on the Red Carpet

More than half of them by prankster Vitalii Sediuk

(Newser) - Last month, Kim Kardashian was attacked on the red carpet at Paris Fashion Week—notorious prankster Vitalii Sediuk grabbed her legs as she exited her vehicle, pulling her to the ground, the Independent reports. "I hope Kim is OK and won't be mad at me," the former... More »

Man Dives Under Celeb's Dress at Cannes

America Ferrera says she's fine after stunt

(Newser) - America Ferrera endured the creepiest kind of celebrity treatment on the red carpet at Cannes yesterday when a man dove under her dress, reports AP . Security quickly pulled away the offender, identified as a Ukrainian known for such stunts, Vitalii Sediuk. (He's the same self-described "reporter" who planted... More »

12 Stars Who’ve Insured Body Parts

Heidi Klum's legs: $2.2M

(Newser) - When you're a celebrity, certain body parts may be a bit more valuable to you than they are to a normal person. So why not insure them? The Frisky rounds up a dozen stars who have done just that:
  • Troy Polamalu: The NFL star's famous hair landed him
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Celebrity Body Parts and Other Wacky Insurance Policies

Dolly Parton's boobs are insured for a cool $600K

(Newser) - Health insurance may be the topic of the day, but it's so boring. The Business Insider takes a look at the wacky side of the industry, which mainly includes celebs insuring their body parts for millions of dollars. And some extraterrestrial stuff. Here goes:
  1. Heidi Klum's legs: The model's right
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Our Family Wedding Not a Marriage Worth Saving

Not even America Ferrera can save this film

(Newser) - Our Family Wedding, a Rick Famuyiwa film about the wedding of a Mexican-American girl (America Ferrera) to her African American boyfriend (Lance Gross) is little more than a culture-clash cliché that Claudia Puig finds about as "funny as census data." Most critics agree:
  • It's a "perfectly good
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Globes' Fashion Winners, Losers

The Golden Globes' fashion winners and losers

(Newser) - The statues have been doled out, but here come the real awards. The Los Angeles Times delivers Golden Globes' red carpet winners and losers:
  1. Renee Zellweger wore what can only be described as a mermaid's funeral attire—"so many shades of wrong."
  2. Anne Hathaway looked shrunken in a
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Betty's Ugly Charms Wear Thin

Star Ferrera's rumored off-set cattiness isn't helping, either

(Newser) - When she lost the poncho, she lost the charm: America Ferrera’s Ugly Betty character “seems to be losing her very Betty-ness,” lament the Fug Girls in New York. “Ferrera and her scrappy, brace-faced alter ego” once brought “surprising heart” to ABC’s show, but “... More »

Feud Cuts LiLo's Betty Stand Short

Mean-girl antics between Lohan, star Ferrara trim 6-episode arc to 4

(Newser) - Lindsay Lohan’s stand on ABC’s Ugly Betty has been reduced from six episodes to four, and a breakdown in relations with star America Ferrera is the cause, the New York Post reports. Insiders said Lohan—signed to play a high-school rival—wouldn’t emerge from her (trashed) dressing... More »

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