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12 Celeb Exes Who Are Still Friends

Latest to join the club: Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin

(Newser) - Despite the fact that Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced that they were “consciously uncoupling” back in March (and the rumors that Chris has been romancing Alexa Chung in the meantime), the two were recently seen enjoying a day at the beach together with their kids, Radar reports. The... More »

Fran Drescher's New Boytoy: the 'Inventor of Email'

Stepped out with Shiva Ayyadurai, now an MIT prof, this week

(Newser) - Fran Drescher has some new arm candy and his resume might surprise you. Shiva Ayyadurai, apparently the first person to hold a copyright for the electronic mail system "email" in 1982, is her newest love interest, the Huffington Post reports. The pair, who apparently just love Indian-American cooking, stepped... More »

8 Weird Beliefs of the Stars

Aliens and leprechauns and clones, oh my!

(Newser) - Some celebrities certainly have odd beliefs—and we're not even talking about the Scientologists . Fox News rounds up eight celebrities who subscribe to some bizarre notions:
  • Fran Drescher: Believes she and her ex-husband were once abducted by aliens. The extraterrestrials of course put tracking chips inside the couple, causing
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Fran Drescher Gets Talk Show

'The Nanny' star snags one-hour slot

(Newser) - Who wouldn’t want to listen to Fran Drescher’s unmistakable nasal drawl for an hour each week? The former Nanny snagged her own talk show, or at least a three-week trial for one, on Fox. The imaginatively-titled Fran Drescher Show premieres Nov. 26, Mediaweek reports. Drescher says it will... More »

Paterson Should Say No to Caroline, Dynasties

(Newser) - Should Gov. David Paterson give Caroline Kennedy a chance to serve New York in the Senate? No! “Dynasties suck,” reasons Alex Pareene of Gawker, and we should take the opportunity to quash this one. Although it’s not fair, Caroline has become the left’s Sarah Palin, and... More »

Caroline, Schmaroline: Pick Me Instead

Fran Drescher offers to take over Hillary Clinton's Senate seat

(Newser) - Fran Drescher has a great idea for a well-known woman to inherit Hillary Clinton's Senate seat, and it's not Caroline Kennedy, reports New York. The face—and, even more memorably, the voice—of the 1990s sitcom The Nanny proposes herself. OK, so she's never run for public office, but she... More »

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