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Macaulay Culkin: Here's My New Middle Name

It's redundant

(Newser) - The results are in, and “Macaulay Culkin” is the winner. That’s what people voting on what Macaulay Culkin should change his middle name to overwhelmingly decided in a poll on the actor’s website . So now the Home Alone star’s full name will be Macaulay Macaulay Culkin... More »

Macaulay Culkin Is Home Alone Again—for Google

Actor appears in fantastic ad rebooting holiday classic

(Newser) - What is Kevin McAllister up to as an adult? Apparently the same shenanigans he was up to back in 1990, except now with the help of Google Assistant. Macaulay Culkin is in a new ad for Google in which he plays a grown-up Kevin, still Home Alone in the same... More »

Macaulay Culkin Will Not Make the Home Alone Face

Actor, now 37, tells Ellen DeGeneres he's a wee bit tired of the requests

(Newser) - Home Alone may be a holiday favorite in lots of US homes, but you won't find it on Macaulay Culkin's TV. The actor tells Ellen DeGeneres on Monday's show that he generally avoids watching the 1990 flick, which he calls "background radiation at Christmastime," reports... More »

Macaulay Culkin's New Project: Weird or Wonderful?

If you're into pizza and/or the Velvet Underground, maybe both

(Newser) - Macaulay Culkin's latest project is a Velvet Underground cover band, which is somewhat quirky on the face of it. Then comes this tidbit: The Pizza Underground, as the band is called, repurposes all of the original songs it covers so they end up being about pizza. They have titles... More »

Hollywood's 22 Biggest Parent-Child Feuds

The latest: 50 Cent absolutely rips his own son, via text

(Newser) - An intense text message fight between 50 Cent and his 16-year-old son became public knowledge recently, and it is nasty stuff (see Radar for the full exchange). But the rapper is far from the first celebrity to have his family's dirty laundry aired in the tabloids. (Who can forget... More »

11 Child Stars Who Sought Emancipation

Some just wanted to skirt child labor laws

(Newser) - Turns out Jaden Smith doesn't really want to be emancipated from his parents —but these 10 child stars, rounded up by the Huffington Post , did:
  • Drew Barrymore petitioned for emancipation in 1991, when she was 15, in order to skirt child labor laws that were restricting the hours
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12 Celebs Who Married as Teens

Will Miley Cyrus join their ranks?

(Newser) - Remember Courtney Stodden, she of the totally bizarre tweets who married 51-year-old actor Doug Hutchison when she was just 16 ? Well, she's 18 now, and E! reports that her birthday gift was a dog that she named ... Dourtney. We can't make this stuff up. In Dourtney's... More »

For Sale: Home Alone House

Yours, for a slim $2.4M

(Newser) - If you happen to have a cool $2.4 million, a love of celluloid history, and a penchant for making booby traps designed to keep burglars away, have we got a house for you. The red-brick Georgian of Home Alone fame is officially on the market. Located in Winnetka, a... More »

11 Celebs Who Fired Their Parents

Beyonce said it was a business decision, but for some, it's personal

(Newser) - You may have heard that Beyoncé recently broke up … with her dad. Father Matthew Knowles had been her manager ever since the Destiny’s Child days, but rumors recently surfaced that the daddy-daughter relationship was strained after Matthew had a baby with another woman and divorced Beyoncé’s... More »

Mila Kunis Splits With Macaulay Culkin

Sources say they broke it off a while back, kept it quiet

(Newser) - Wait: Mila Kunis and Macaulay Culkin were dating? And for seven years no less? Yeah, we had sort of forgotten about the couple, too—and now they're no longer a couple. The pair of former child stars have suffered an “amicable” split, a rep for Kunis tells the New ... More »

13 Celebs Who Lost Their Looks

Some of them used to be sex symbols...

(Newser) - The next time Demi Moore’s apparently ageless good looks have you feeling sorry for yourself, chin up and consider these celebrities. Fox News lists 13 stars who have definitely not gotten better with age. Check out the hot-to-not photos in the gallery then click here for more. But Father... More »

Like Home Alone? Follow Twitter Recreation

Project has accounts for all 22 characters, linked via list

(Newser) - A British studio is using Twitter’s new(ish) list feature to re-create the Christmas classic Home Alone online, with each of the film’s 22 characters having a Twitter feed. So if you can’t be near a TV, or maybe just want to experience Macaulay Culkin’s star turn... More »

Jackson Laid to Rest

Elizabeth Taylor, ex-wife Lisa Marie Presley among invitees

(Newser) - Paris Jackson wept as she stepped into the Forest Lawn mausoleum where her father, Michael, was to be entombed. Katherine Jackson, overcome by sorrow, turned back when she was faced with her son's final resting place. On a sultry evening, amid a sea of white flowers and with a bejeweled... More »

Culkin: Jacko Kid Is Not My Son

Sperm donor for Michael Jackson's youngest child remains a mystery

(Newser) - Macaulay Culkin, godfather to Michael Jackson’s oldest son, is not the biological father of his youngest, the New York Daily News reports. The inquiries, brought on by a report in the Sun that the former child star could have donated the sperm that made Blanket, “are too preposterous... More »

Macaulay Could Be Blanket's Dad: Tab

Culkin formed bond with Michael Jackson; sources think he's mystery sperm donor

(Newser) - In what a source acknowledges “is probably the wackiest” Jackson progeny rumor yet, the latest possible bio-dad for Michael’s youngest, Blanket, is Macaulay Culkin, the Sun reports. “This isn’t just chitter-chatter, even Culkin suspects he’s Blanket’s father,” the source continues, adding that the... More »

Culkin Sister Was Drunk When Killed

Coroner says Dakota's blood-alcohol level was 3 times state limit

(Newser) - Macaulay Culkin’s sister was drunk when she was struck and killed by a car in Los Angeles last month, E! Online reports. Dakota Culkin, 29, had a blood-alcohol level of 0.31%, more than triple California’s legal limit. “It might have influenced her decision to walk into... More »

Holiday Classics Yule Love

Warm up the DVD player with It's a Wonderful Life , Home Alone , more

(Newser) - Rather stay home than risk more bad weather today? Make a quick trip to the video store so you can hunker down with the New York Daily News' favorite Yule flicks:
  1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946): Didn't see that one coming, did you? Jimmy Stewart. 'Nuff said.
  2. A Christmas Story
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Culkin Sister Hit by Car, Dies

(Newser) - Macaulay Culkin’s older sister, Dakota, died yesterday at UCLA Hospital after being hit by a car the night before, E! reports. She was struck by a vehicle when she stepped into a Los Angeles street; the driver attempted to help her, and police determined he was not under the... More »

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