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Miranda on Divorce From Blake: 'Man, This Sucks'

Lambert opens up on the demise of relationship with 'amazing man' Shelton

(Newser) - Miranda Lambert has been relatively mum about her divorce from Blake Shelton , but an upcoming interview in Cosmopolitan magazine may shed some light. "Marriage is a tough business, and we gave it our best college try," she says in the interview, per Entertainment Tonight . She adds that she'... More »

Sofia Vergara- Joe Manganiello Knot Is Now Tied

Couple married in Florida surrounded by friends and flowers—lots of flowers

(Newser) - A new modern family got its start Sunday night in Palm Beach, Fla., as Sofia Vergara wed Joe Manganiello in a flower-filled ceremony at the Breakers resort, People reports. The 43-year-old actress and her 38-year-old beau stood in front of guests including Reese Witherspoon, Channing Tatum, and Vergara's Modern ... More »

Simon Finally Reveals Subject of 2nd Verse of 'You're So Vain'

Wait, the song is about more than one guy?!

(Newser) - Carly Simon has finally revealed the subject of "You're So Vain" ... sort of. "I have confirmed that the second verse is Warren [Beatty]," Simon, now 70, tells People in an interview to promote the memoir she's releasing later this month. When asked whether Beatty knows... More »

Sheen's Porn Star Ex: He Didn't Tell All Sex Partners About His HIV

Bree Olson says she was in the dark

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen claims he told all his sexual partners about his HIV status, but Bree Olson—one of the actor's porn star "goddess" galpals during his 2011 meltdown—says that's not true. On Howard Stern's radio show Tuesday morning, an absolutely livid Olson said she was... More »

Zooey Deschanel Converts to Judaism

Sources say she made the move for husband Jacob Pechenik

(Newser) - Zooey Deschanel is now Jewish. Sources tell Us she converted to Judaism for her Jewish husband, Jacob Pechenik. Prior to that, she didn't feel strongly about religion: Her mother is Roman Catholic and her father is Quaker, and she once explained, "I don't attach myself to any... More »

Lamar Reportedly Makes Shocking Improvement

As Khloe spends time with James Harden

(Newser) - Some majorly good news, if true, for Lamar Odom: Sources tell TMZ he's undergone a "shocking" improvement, with his kidneys doing so much better that he'll soon be off dialysis and won't need a kidney transplant after all . Sources say doctors were surprised at the turnaround,... More »

8 Celebrities Who Got Their Start as Backup Singers

Mariah Carey was a dancer, too

(Newser) - Not everyone skyrockets directly to fame: Ranker lists 24 celebrities who started out as backup singers. A sampling:
  • Katy Perry: When she still went by her birth name of Katy Hudson, she sang backup for P.O.D. and appeared in one of the band's 2006 music videos ("
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The Road Ahead for Lamar Odom

Think lots of rehab

(Newser) - Friday brought the encouraging news that Lamar Odom wasn't just awake three days after being found unconscious at a Nevada brothel, he had apparently spoken and given a thumbs up. Kim Kardashian suggested more positive signs followed over the weekend with an Instagram post that USA Today notes shows... More »

Justin Bieber Pissed (but Not Really) About Nude Photos

Sources say he's changed his tune since the pics went viral

(Newser) - Nude pictures of Justin Bieber on vacation in Bora Bora were leaked this week , and Bieber's legal team was quick to send cease and desist letters to news outlets that published them (as reported by TMZ , which was quite pleased with itself for not publishing them). But, as sources... More »

Daniel Craig: I'd Rather Slit My Wrists Than Play 007 Again

Another James Bond movie? No. Hell no

(Newser) - Daniel Craig has said he wants to move on from the James Bond franchise and that, for now, he would rather slit his wrists than do another Bond movie. In an interview with Time Out magazine, in which he was asked whether he could imagine doing another Bond film, Craig... More »

Rihanna: Rachel Dolezal Is 'a Bit of a Hero'

And more from her 'Vanity Fair' cover story

(Newser) - What does Rihanna think about Rachel Dolezal, the white NAACP exec who portrayed herself as black? You may be surprised: "I think she was a bit of a hero, because she kind of flipped on society a little bit. Is it such a horrible thing that she pretended to... More »

Kim Really Does Like 'Easton West' for Baby Name

We are not kidding

(Newser) - For those of you who think Kim Kardashian might name her second child "South," get real. "It's not a good direction," Kardashian said on Ellen today, according to E! . "[We] haven't decided on name ... It's definitely not South. Every time someone says... More »

Putin Calls Elton John—for Real

The singer had previously been punked by pranksters

(Newser) - Elton John got seriously punked recently , when a couple of Russian pranksters called him up pretending to be Russian President Vladimir Putin and his translator wanting to talk to the singer about LGBT rights. But today Putin himself actually called John, the BBC reports. The Russian prez asked the singer... More »

How Sarah Jessica Parker Was Pressured to Stay Thin

It involved a treadmill being sent to Iowa

(Newser) - Sarah Jessica Parker is no stranger to the pressure to be fit that Hollywood puts on actresses. Back when she was 27, "I was about to do Honeymoon in Vegas and before that I was off to do another movie in Iowa," Parker said yesterday on a SiriusXM... More »

Azealia Banks Loses It on Flight

Hurls homophobic slur at flight attendant, among other things

(Newser) - Azealia Banks lost it on a NY-to-LA flight last night, a passenger sitting next to her on the Delta plane tells TMZ . The passenger says just after the flight landed in the wee hours of this morning, the rapper tried to exit the plane but was blocked by a couple... More »

How JLaw Congratulated Amy Schumer on Her Win

'Sweet text' said something only a BFF could say

(Newser) - Only good friends will point out things that no one else would, like if the guy you're dating is terrible, if you've got something stuck in your teeth, or how you looked onstage accepting your Emmy. Jennifer Lawrence had some definite opinions for Amy Schumer after Schumer took... More »

Viola Davis Makes History With Emmy Win

'The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity'

(Newser) - The most moving (and historic) moment of Sunday's Emmys came when Viola Davis became the first African-American to win for lead actress in a drama series for her role in ABC's How to Get Away With Murder, Entertainment Weekly reports. "'In my mind, I see a... More »

Andy Samberg Kept Crowd Laughing ... With a Mug

Initial reaction to pleasant-enough host isn't bad

(Newser) - Hosting the Emmys, or any awards show, can lead to an invite back the next year or to comedy pariah status (sorry, Bryant Gumbel) . But from initial reaction, Andy Samberg seems to have pulled off a solid performance tonight, with plenty of audience-pleasing knee-slappers, sketches, and celebrity interaction. What's... More »

Tracy Morgan Ends Show With After-Party Warning

And other highlights from the awards show

(Newser) - Andy Samberg held his own as host and Viola Davis nabbed the first Emmy for an African-American actress in a drama series in an evening that started off super-hot and ended up heartwarming. Highlights included: More »

Veep, GOT, Olive Kitteridge Rack Up Honors

The 67th awards show is underway

(Newser) - The steamy walk down the red carpet complete, the 67th Emmy Awards kicked off today at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater, with a frenetic opening musical piece and cheerful, well-received monologue from host Andy Samberg of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Amy Poehler and Amy Schumer handed out the first award for supporting actress... More »

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