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Coming Soon: 'Willie Nelson's Reserve' Weed

To be sold in Nelson-branded pot shops

(Newser) - Looking for a weed recommendation? Who better to go to than Willie Nelson? Soon, you'll be able to buy "Willie's Reserve" marijuana, as the 81-year-old rolls out his own brand of pot and bongs, which will be sold at Nelson-branded stores in states where marijuana is legal.... More »

Cause of 20-Year Axl Rose-Slash Feud Finally Uncovered?

It could all have to do with Michael Jackson, big-screen TV

(Newser) - The mystery behind why Axl Rose and Slash have been on the outs since 1996, when Slash quit Guns N' Roses, may have finally been solved. And it all comes down to ... Michael Jackson and a big-screen TV? Vulture picks up on this tidbit from former GNR manager Doug Goldstein'... More »

Swift Fights the Good Fight Against Taylor Swift Porn

Snaps up 2 adult-themed URLs

(Newser) - Come June, .porn and .adult Web URLs will be available to the general public, just like .xxx sites went live in 2011 . But certain people and companies with trademarks were allowed to snap up .porn or .adult domain names early, and Taylor Swift registered both taylorswift.porn and taylorswift.adult.... More »

Why Madonna Wishes She Were Married to Jay Z

Because then maybe she'd finally score a White House invite

(Newser) - Madonna seems pretty happy with herself, for the most part—but it sounds like there's at least one reason she might be jealous of Beyonce. She recently admitted in Us Weekly 's "25 Things You Don't Know About Me" that the person she most wants to... More »

7 Celebs Who Aren't Nice to Work With

From Katie Couric to Gwyneth Paltrow

(Newser) - For every celebrity who throws a lavish party for the people they work with, there's a diva who throws temper tantrums instead. Below are seven famous folks who've gained a reputation for being difficult to work with:
  • Katie Couric: The talk show host is reportedly trying to return
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Justin Bieber 'Got Off Easy' at Roast

But it was still a 'hilarious' evening overall: 'Rolling Stone'

(Newser) - Comedy Central's Justin Bieber roast was taped Saturday, and Rolling Stone reports that the Bieb "got off easy"—but that the roast still managed to be "hilarious" and "uncomfortable" even while it seemed "more like ... a networking opportunity for the participants." A few... More »

Kim Kardashian: I Might Have to Use a Surrogate

She discusses fertility struggles on reality show premiere

(Newser) - The gossip mill has been aflutter with rumors that Kim Kardashian is having trouble conceiving a sibling for daughter North West, and on last night's premiere of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, viewers learned quite possibly more than they wanted to know about those struggles. The episode opened with... More »

Tina Fey, and 6 More Stars With Odd Middle Names

Meet Elizabeth Stamatina Fey

(Newser) - In honor of Middle Name Appreciation Day on Tuesday, People ran down 10 celebrities with odd middle names:
  • Tina Fey: Stamatina. Her full name is actually Elizabeth Stamatina Fey, and she got "Tina" from her middle name.
  • Elton John: Hercules. He was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight, but renamed himself,
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7 Celebs Who've Hurt Themselves While Filming

Or at least while on location

(Newser) - Johnny Depp hurt his hand while on location for the latest Pirates of the Caribbean flick, the Huffington Post reports, though the Wrap notes he wasn't filming or even on set at the time. He needs surgery, but production will be only "minimally impacted," a source says.... More »

Charlie Sheen Really Not Happy Men Killed Him Off

Issues implied threat to Chuck Lorre

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen is not happy about his character's exit from Two and a Half Men. In case you went to a lot of trouble to neither watch nor read about the series finale last month, here's what you need to know to appreciate this story:
  • The finale involved
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Madonna: Why I Date Younger Men

Men her age are simply 'not datable'

(Newser) - If you've always wondered why Madonna seems to exclusively date younger men , your question has finally been answered. "It’s just what happens," she says of her tendency toward boy toys in a new interview with the New York Daily News . "Most men my age are... More »

Harrison Ford's Skills in Crash 'Saved Lives'

Actor praised for maneuvering plane away from residential area

(Newser) - Harrison Ford will reportedly make a full recovery after crashing his plane on a golf course yesterday. But according to witnesses, it's a wonder there weren't casualties. Ford, who reportedly suffered a head wound and a broken arm and is listed in "moderate to fair" condition at... More »

7 Best Quotes From Kanye West, Oxford Lecturer

'It's still February, right?'

(Newser) - Kanye West's latest gig: Oxford lecturer. The rapper gave a guest lecture at the storied university yesterday, speaking to 350 students at the school's Museum of Natural History for a half-hour. Vulture has the full transcript. Highlights:
  1. "OK, everyone please be completely quiet, because I can literally
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Madonna Got Whiplash From Her Fall

But her posh nature appears to be intact

(Newser) - More than just Madonna's dignity suffered when she took a tumble at the Brit Awards Wednesday night: The singer told the Jonathan Ross Show yesterday that she "had a little bit of whiplash, I smacked the back of my head," as per the BBC . But, as her... More »

Kanye to Beck: 'I'm Sorry'

Rapper is apparently on an apology kick

(Newser) - Is Kanye West perhaps actually admitting he was wrong? The rapper made headlines ( and enemies ) when he almost interrupted Beck's Grammys acceptance speech and later explained that Beyonce should have won , but it seems he's seen the error of his ways, the New York Post reports.... More »

Canada to Chris Brown: Um, No

Country bars him from entry

(Newser) - Canada has rejected Chris Brown. The singer tweeted yesterday, "The good people of the Canadian government wouldn't allow me entry," the New York Daily News reports, though that tweet has since been deleted. Concert promoter Live Nation later announced that "due to immigration issues," Brown'... More »

Here Are Your Oscar Winners

'Birdman' wins big at Academy Awards

(Newser) - Host Neil Patrick Harris opened tonight's Academy Awards with—what else?—a musical number about the glory of movies, joined by special guest appearances by Anna Kendrick, Jack Black, and a bunch of dancers in impressive costumes. After a short, snark-free monologue, the awards began. Stay with us throughout... More »

Pamela Anderson, Hubby Call It Quits ... for 3rd Time

She files for divorce from Rick Salomon again

(Newser) - Pamela Anderson has, yet again, filed for divorce from Rick Salomon. For those of you not keeping obsessive track of their roller coaster of a relationship , Anderson and Salomon first wed in 2007, got that marriage annulled two months later, then married again in January of last year. Six months... More »

Kim Kardashian Gives a Very TMI Interview

Talks pee, sex with UK magazine

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian told the world way more than it wanted to know in a recent interview with the UK's Love magazine (the spread also, of course, features pictures of her bare butt). As ETOnline reports:
  • On Spanx: "I always pee all over my Spanx, it's a disaster.
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Bruce Jenner Not Texting During Car Crash: Photo

Former Olympic athlete was smoking at the time

(Newser) - Looks like Bruce Jenner wasn't texting when he caused a fatal accident yesterday—so vehicular manslaughter charges may not be in the offing, TMZ reports. A photo snapped by an "independent photo agency" (TMZ's words) shows the former Olympian with a cigarette in his hand when he... More »

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