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5 Anti-Circumcision Celebs

These stars have all spoken out against the practice

(Newser) - It's a controversial decision to make for your child, and a lot of parents feel strongly about it—one way or another. No, it's not vaccines, it's circumcision—and The Stir rounds up 10 celebrities who are against it. A sampling:
  • Alicia Silverstone: In her new book
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11 Celebs Who Regret Their Tattoos

Pro tip: Maybe don't get your lover's name in permanent ink

(Newser) - Sometimes, getting a tattoo is a really bad idea—as these 22 celebrities rounded up by Radar prove. A sampling:
  • Johnny Depp: In 1990, he got "Winona Forever" tattooed on his arm, but forever turned out to be closer to four years. When he and Winona Ryder split up,
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Our Stupid Drug Laws Killed Philip Seymour Hoffman

Russell Brand: We know they don't work, yet we make addicts suffer

(Newser) - Philip Seymour Hoffman may have been an acclaimed actor, but he died alone, as so many addicts do, writes Russell Brand in the Guardian . It shouldn't be this way, for Hoffman or anyone else. He is yet another victim of drug laws that only worsen the problem they'... More »

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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10 Stars Who've Slammed Their Exes—in Public

Because that's the mature way to handle things

(Newser) - Celebrities: always keeping it classy. The Huffington Post rounds up 20 stars—including some big names—who just haven't been able to keep their private lives private. They've dissed exes on Twitter, in magazines, and in other public spaces. Click through the gallery for a sampling of 10,... More »

10 Celebs Gone Vegan

Bey, Jay are hardly trendsetters

(Newser) - Jay Z and Beyonce are currently eating vegan (although Beyonce's certainly not letting that affect the way she dresses ), but they're not exactly trendsetters. The Huffington Post rounds up 15 more celebs who eschew all animal products. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out... More »

Katy Perry Gets Apology From ... Barbara Walters

She didn't know why Perry was late to interview, Walters says on 'The View'

(Newser) - Here's one way to get an apology from an interviewer who was mean to you: Talk about the incident in Billboard. Katy Perry revealed in her recent cover story that, while she was facing the end of her marriage to Russell Brand, she was late to an interview with... More »

Katy Perry: I Had Suicidal Thoughts After Divorce

Talks dark thoughts, new album in 'Billboard'

(Newser) - Katy Perry is this week's Billboard cover star, and in the interview, she reveals some pretty dark thoughts from her past. "By the Grace of God," a track from her upcoming album PRISM, opens with Perry on the bathroom floor, contemplating suicide. "That song is evident... More »

Russell Brand: Why I Made That Nazi Joke

Calls it 'a daft joke by a daft comic at a daft event'

(Newser) - Russell Brand made headlines last week after being kicked out of a GQ award show party for making a joke about event sponsor Hugo Boss' connection to the Nazis. In a slightly rambling op-ed for the Guardian , Brand defends what he calls "a daft joke by a daft comic... More »

Russell Brand Banned From Party Over Nazi Joke

Comedian mocks Hugo Boss

(Newser) - Tip for Russell Brand: When accepting an award, maybe don't joke about the award show sponsor's Nazi ties . The comedian was accepting the Oracle Award at the British GQ Men of the Year Awards in London last week when he made this comment about fashion label Hugo Boss,... More »

Russell Brand Cracks Cruel Joke About Katy Perry

Implies their sex life was about as hot as celibacy

(Newser) - You have to imagine Katy Perry is regretting that whole get-married-to-Russell-Brand thing pretty hard right now. First came the news that he ended the marriage ... on New Year's Eve ... via text . How is he treating his once-beloved now? You be the judge: The New York Daily News reports that... More »

7 Stars With Awful Breakup Etiquette

Ways not to dump someone: text message, Oprah, FedEx...

(Newser) - It sounds like something out of a bad sitcom, but apparently Russell Brand really did break up with Katy Perry via text message, Perry recently revealed. "Let's just say I haven't heard from him since he texted me saying he was divorcing me December 31, 2011,"... More »

Katy Perry, John Mayer Call It Quits Again

As Russell Brand recalls their marriage as 'a drag'

(Newser) - Katy Perry is not having a great week. First of all, she and John Mayer have ended their inexplicable romance a second time, multiple sources tell Us . They first got together last year and quickly split , but reunited in time for Perry to bring Mayer home for Christmas. Sources say... More »

Pedestrian Sues Russell Brand: He Drove Into Me

Alleged victim says he was injured in collision

(Newser) - Back in January, Russell Brand was driving negligently and ran right into a pedestrian in LA, his alleged victim claims in a lawsuit filed yesterday. Victor Sneed is claiming personal injury, property damage, hospital bills, and lost wages, TMZ reports, and he wants upward of $25,000. In happier news... More »

Rihanna, Russell Brand Both Move on

Rihanna pursuing ... Robert Pattinson?!

(Newser) - If you were less than thrilled to learn that Rihanna chose to move on with Rob Kardashian of all people, perhaps you'll be happier to hear that she's also apparently trying to move on with a slightly classier Rob: Robert Pattinson. The Twilight star has been getting "... More »

Russell Suddenly Blabbing About Katy

Is Brand still carrying a torch for Perry?

(Newser) - Russell Brand has been talking about Katy Perry quite a bit this week, the Huffington Post observes:
  • On Tuesday, Brand took his first shot at Perry since they split. While filming his new show, Brand X, the comedian started bantering with an audience member also named Katy. Eventually he said,
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PETA Picks Hottest Vegetarian Celebs

Jessica Chastain, Woody Harrelson are sexiest veggie-lovers

(Newser) - Not much of a meaty story, but PETA has crowned Jessica Chastain and Woody Harrelson in the Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities 2012 contest. The big-screen stars have 45 meat-free years between them, reports the Huffington Post . "I don't want to torture anything," said Chastain, who's been vegan... More »

Rock of Ages Wimps Out

But Tom Cruise delivers stunning performance

(Newser) - Rock of Ages isn't very rock 'n' roll; the adapted stage musical is more like "highly processed cheese," according to Slate's Dana Stevens. Still, it offers some impressive performances—especially from Tom Cruise as a hair-metal deity.
  • Director Adam Shankman "has vacuumed his rock-scene
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Hunger Games Scarfs Up 4 MTV Wins

But Twilight wins Movie of Year

(Newser) - The Hunger Games scooped up four top MTV movie awards last night, nailing golden popcorn trophies for Best Female and Male Performance for stars Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson, as well as for Best Fight, and Best Transformation for Elizabeth Banks. But The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn won Best Movie... More »

10 Celebs Who Are Lousy in Bed

Paris Hilton? 'A drunken prude'

(Newser) - Just because someone is rich and famous does not, apparently, guarantee he or she is also good in the sack. The Frisky lists 10 celebrities who've gotten less than fantastic reviews from their former partners:
  • Eminem: "He's not very well endowed," Kim Mathers once said. "
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