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Val Kilmer's Cate Blanchett Tweets Are Raising Eyebrows

'Once I flew all the way to Australia just to talk to Cate Blanchett'

(Newser) - Val Kilmer is no stranger to unexpected headlines (witness this and this ), but this may take the cake. Multiple outlets are taking note of the actor's days-long series of starry-eyed tweets about actress Cate Blanchett. ("Verging on the creepy," proclaims Mashable .) First, the two stars... More »

Through Tears, Adele Confirms Your Big Fear

She tells fans this might be it as far as touring goes

(Newser) - Adele fans who didn't catch her on her world tour that's winding down may be out of luck in the future. Adele told the audience during Sunday night's show in Auckland that "touring isn't something I'm good at" and she may not do it... More »

Jon Gosselin's 'Blessing' Involves Stripping

'Being a part of something is a blessing,' he says of new gig

(Newser) - "Being a part of something is a blessing," former reality TV star Jon Gosselin tells Entertainment Tonight . The "something" he's referring to is a group of people, but not the one he originally became famous for. The 39-year-old confirms that he'll be stripping in Atlantic... More »

Proud March Madness Mom: Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Her son, Charlie, plays for Northwestern

(Newser) - The fact that Julia Louis-Dreyfus' son helped her alma mater, Northwestern, make it into the NCAA March Madness bracket for the first time was a victory in itself. But then the No. 8 seed in the West actually won. Cameras caught Louis-Dreyfus, 56, looking awestruck and mouthing the words "... More »

Kendall Jenner Discovers Something Missing From Bedroom

Jewelry, and it was worth a lot

(Newser) - Kendall Jenner appears to be the latest celebrity targeted by burglars in Los Angeles, just months after her sister, Kim Kardashian, was robbed at gunpoint in Paris. Police sources tell TMZ that Jenner left her Hollywood Hills home around noon Wednesday and returned at 8pm to find nothing amiss. When... More »

'Numbness' as 'We Are Family' Singer Found Dead

Joni Sledge, member of Sister Sledge, was 60

(Newser) - Joni Sledge, who with her sisters recorded the enduring dance anthem "We Are Family," has died, the band's representative said Saturday. She was 60. Sledge was found dead in her home by a friend in Phoenix on Friday, the band's publicist, Biff Warren, says. A cause... More »

There's a Secret Tinder for the Rich and Famous

Don't expect an invitation

(Newser) - Hoping to find your celebrity crush on Tinder? You're probably out of luck. That's because the uber rich and ridiculously good-looking are reportedly granted access to a secretive, members-only area of the app called Tinder Select. While these exclusive members start out using the basic Tinder app, a... More »

Mellencamp: Meg Ryan 'Hates Me to Death'

He tells Howard Stern his ex wants nothing to do with him

(Newser) - When they broke up after more than three years together, word was " the distance " simply got between them—but now John Mellencamp is talking about ex Meg Ryan, and it sounds like there may have been more factors at play. "I loved Meg Ryan. She hates me... More »

Expect Politics, Celebrity to Collide at Oscars

But will President Trump be watching as usual?

(Newser) - This year's Golden Globes ceremony turned out to be quite the political affair , and Sunday's Oscars will likely be no different, especially with Donald Trump critic Meryl Streep in attendance. Here's what to expect:
  • Will host Jimmy Kimmel mention Trump? It's a safe bet. He tells
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Judge Makes 'Pivotal' Ruling Ahead of Bill Cosby Trial

Only one other accuser will testify

(Newser) - A judge will let only one other accuser testify at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial to bolster charges that the actor drugged and molested a woman at his estate near Philadelphia. The pivotal ruling Friday by a Pennsylvania judge means prosecutors cannot call 12 other women to try to... More »

David Cassidy Says He Is Battling Dementia

He's decided to stop touring

(Newser) - Sad news from '70s teen idol David Cassidy: The 66-year-old star says he is battling dementia, as his mother and grandfather did before him. "I was in denial, but a part of me always knew this was coming," Cassidy tells People . He says he watched his mother... More »

Wambach to Wed Mommy Blogger After Whirlwind Romance

Glennon Doyle Melton, soccer star announce engagement on social media

(Newser) - "Happy," is how soccer star Abby Wambach put it on Instagram , tacking on an #iseethemoonnow." The photo was one posted a day earlier on Facebook by prominent Christian mommy blogger Glennon Doyle Melton, who wrote "Abby and I decided to hold hands forever. Love wins."... More »

Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Trump Project Is Back From the Dead

Those who want to utter the phrase can do so in Albuquerque

(Newser) - Shia LaBeouf has brought his performance-art piece against President Trump to New Mexico's largest city. As of Saturday, the 24-hour live-streaming camera had been mounted to a wall outside the El Rey Theater in Albuquerque. As when it was outside New York’s Museum of the Moving Image, a... More »

Mischa Barton Taken for Mental Health Evaluation

Cops were called to her home Thursday morning: TMZ

(Newser) - Mischa Barton was willingly taken to a hospital for a mental health evaluation Thursday morning after cops were called to her West Hollywood home about a possible suicide risk or overdose, TMZ reports. Sources tell the outlet that the 31-year-old actress had been hanging over her backyard fence making bizarre... More »

Celebrity Nude Photo Hacker Sentenced

Edward Majerczyk to serve 9 months in prison

(Newser) - The son of two Chicago police officers was sentenced to nine months in prison Tuesday for his role in the "Celebgate" nude photo scandal. Edward Majerczyk, 29, admitted to stealing nude photos and other data from 30 celebrities in a phishing scheme, but his lawyers said "there is... More »

Model's Intersex Reveal: I Was Born With Testes

'USA Today' calls Hanne Gaby Odiele one of the first big names to go public

(Newser) - She's used to putting herself on display, but Belgian model Hanne Gaby Odiele exposed herself in a different way on Monday. The 29-year-old sat with USA Today and revealed something that "should be perfectly all right to talk about ... in this day and age": Odiele is intersex, having... More »

Paula Patton: Robin Thicke Abused Our 6-Year-Old

Spanking is issue: She calls it excessive, Thicke says they agreed upon it

(Newser) - Robin Thicke and Paula Patton's custody battle is spiraling: A judge on Thursday denied the actress' request for an emergency hearing Patton was seeking in hopes of limiting her ex's time with 6-year-old son Julian, reports ET Online . Spanking appears to be at the root of the request:... More »

Beyonce 2020 Is Exactly What Democrats Need

Jeet Heer makes case for celebrity Democratic candidate

(Newser) - After Donald Trump's election victory, Michael Moore suggested Democrats should run a celebrity in 2020 . If they aren't already considering it, they should be, writes Jeet Heer at New Republic . Some argue that voters are actually turned off by celebrities, whose lectures can feel patronizing and whose bank... More »

In Surprise Turn, Jolie, Pitt Claim a 'United Front'

They've sealed court documents to protect children: statement

(Newser) - Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie say they hope to keep the rest of their divorce proceedings hidden from the public in their first joint statement since announcing their split in September. The former couple says they've sealed all court documents relating to the split and hired a private judge... More »

Comedy and Darkness at the Globes: Memorable Moments

From Trump disses to Jimmy Fallon hits and misses, the show had them all

(Newser) - There was no shortage of memorable moments at the 74th annual Golden Globes, from Ryan Gosling thanking his partner, Eva Mendes, for handling their family life at home while he was filming his movie La La Land, to Meryl Streep revealing how one recent moment (a moment related to President-elect... More »

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