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Ex-WWE Star Bret Hart Fights 'Toughest Battle': Cancer

Says he'll 'wage fearsome fight' against prostate cancer

(Newser) - The ex-professional wrestler known to his fans as "The Hitman" has just taken a hit of his own. Bret Hart has prostate cancer, he told fans in an Instagram post Monday, and he says he'll be having surgery within days, ESPN reports. "Mark Helprin wrote: 'We... More »

Days After Husband's Death, Celine Dion's Brother Dies

Daniel Dion was 59

(Newser) - Just two days after her husband succumbed to throat cancer , singer Celine Dion's older brother has died. Daniel Dion had been suffering from brain, tongue, and throat cancer and died early Saturday in Montreal at age 59, TMZ reports. Sister Claudette tells the French-language Le Journal de Montréal,... More »

Mos Def Arrested for Fake 'World Passport'

Rapper has 14 days to leave South Africa and is banned for 5 years

(Newser) - A government spokesman says the American entertainer commonly known as Mos Def was arrested in South Africa for traveling with a fraudulent passport. Department of Home Affairs spokesman Mayihlome Tshwete tells the AP that the 42-year-old rapper and actor was arrested at Cape Town International Airport on Thursday. Mos Def... More »

Goodbye, 'Grizzly Adams': Dan Haggerty Dies at 74

We'll never forget his adventures with Ben the bear

(Newser) - The bearded woodsman whose best friend was a bear named Ben has died. Dan Haggerty, the namesake star of the '70s TV show The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, passed away Friday morning at the age of 74 of cancer, sources who say they're close to the... More »

Olivia Munn Refutes 'Engagement'— With Her Mom

Posts 'text conversation with my Asian mom'

(Newser) - Rumors flew through the gossip media Tuesday that Olivia Munn and Aaron Rodgers got engaged, but Munn made it clear the rumors were not true in a rather clever way: She posted a text message exchange she had with her mom on the subject, the Los Angeles Times reports. "... More »

Here Are Your Golden Globe Winners

Ricky Gervais hosts the star-studded awards show from Beverly Hills

(Newser) - Ricky Gervais kicked off the 2016 Golden Globes with an intro that surprised absolutely no one, starting off by shushing the audience and calling them "disgusting, pill-popping, sexual deviant scum." And the awards were off!:
  • Channing Tatum and the bear from The Revenant (aka Jonah Hill) presented the
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Ricky Gervais Said What?

Golden Globes host's most memorable moments

(Newser) - Sunday night marked Ricky Gervais' fourth time hosting the Golden Globes—more times than anyone else, even Tina Fey and Amy Poehler—and he's also been the most controversial. Why stars and show producers have always been nervous: Gervais isn't "afraid to throw shade," as Hollywood... More »

Tarantino's Use of Word 'Ghetto' Doesn't Go Over Well

Twitter wasn't happy

(Newser) - Ennio Morricone wasn't on hand to accept his best score award for Hateful Eight during Sunday night's Golden Globes ceremony, so director Quentin Tarantino hopped onto the stage to accept it for him. And while his gushing about the 87-year-old Morricone's esteemed career was more or less... More »

Gibson and Gervais Trade Barbs in Mel's Comeback

Colonoscopies came up during Gibson's presentation

(Newser) - Mel Gibson has been persona non grata for some time in Hollywood, following a string of headline-making infractions, including DUI troubles and accusations of anti-Semitism and domestic violence. As the Guardian puts it, "There was a time when you would have remarked that Mel couldn't get arrested in... More »

JLaw and BFF 'ASchu' Totally Know Everyone Thinks They're Cool

They totally know everyone wants to hang out with them

(Newser) - On the heels of her red-carpet confession earlier in the evening that her private parts were itchy, Amy Schumer and pal Jennifer Lawrence took to the stage to show some clips from their respective movies, Trainwreck and Joy. Before they presented those snippets, the actresses, both nominated for best actress... More »

Miley Cyrus Has a Depressing Christmas Gift for You

'My Sad Christmas Song' lives up to its name

(Newser) - Bummed that Christmas is over? Miley Cyrus might have an antidote of sorts. The singer released "My Sad Christmas Song" late Christmas Eve, reports USA Today , and it's sure to wipe out whatever remnants of Christmas joy might be lingering. "This is my sad Christmas song" it... More »

Ace of Base Star Cancels Show After Selling 12 Tickets

Jenny Berggren gig was supposed to raise funds for charity

(Newser) - Ace of Base: big in the 1990s, apparently not so big anymore. Jenny Berggren, one of the singers from the Swedish pop band, had to cancel a concert that was planned for Thursday after just 12 tickets were sold, the Local reports. The gig, scheduled to be held in Lund,... More »

Kristin Cavallari Reacts to Death of Brother 'Mikey'

'My heart is in a million pieces'

(Newser) - Michael Cavallari's body still has not been officially identified, Us Weekly reports, but his sister has confirmed his death and is grieving his loss. "My heart is in a million pieces," reality star Kristin Cavallari wrote on Instagram alongside a picture of her and her brother... More »

Charlie Hid HIV, Made Me Have Abortion: Ex's Suit

Brett Rossi says Sheen 'erupted into fit of rage' over her pregnancy

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen's latest troubles come in the form of a lawsuit by an ex-fiancee. Per legal documents obtained by People , Brett Rossi, 26, filed a complaint Thursday alleging assault and battery, emotional distress, false imprisonment, and negligence, with her specific beefs being that Sheen, 50, initially hid his HIV... More »

RadioShack's New Executive: Nick Cannon

He's named chief creative officer

(Newser) - Amazingly, RadioShack not only still exists , it has made a big hire: Nick Cannon was on Wednesday named chief creative officer. (As Sam Machkovech at Ars Technica notes, "Actor/rapper Nick Cannon is also Radio Shack's new Chief Shirtless Officer, from the look of that Twitter profile photo ."... More »

Seinfeld's New Gig: New York Residency

He'll do at least 6 monthly shows at the Beacon Theater

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld is going the Britney Spears / Celine Dion route, except not in Las Vegas: The comedian is starting a residency at New York's Beacon Theater next year. Beginning Jan. 7, he'll perform stand-up once per month for six months, the New York Times reports. After those... More »

Sandra Bullock Adopts Another Child

This one is a little girl, Laila

(Newser) - Once again, Sandra Bullock is surprising the world via an exclusive People cover story. This time, it's a new daughter Bullock has revealed: Laila, a 3-year-old from Louisiana that Bullock adopted via the foster care system. "I can tell you absolutely, the exact right children came to me... More »

Bad Sex Award Goes to the Author ... Morrissey

'The pained frenzy of his bulbous salutation extenuating his excitement'

(Newser) - Morrissey: acclaimed singer, well-known vegan , and now, winner of the infamous Bad Sex in Fiction Award. The honor was foisted upon him Tuesday night thanks to a passage in the singer's debut novel, List of the Lost, which follows a '70s-era Boston relay team whose four members are... More »

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 »

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