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5 Celeb Couples Who Married in Vegas

And, not all that shockingly, divorced soon after

(Newser) - What happens in Vegas ... often results in a divorce not too much later, at least in the case of these nine celebrity couples rounded up by Radar :
  • Mia Farrow and Frank Sinatra: They wed in Sin City in 1966 when Farrow was 21 and Sinatra was 50. They divorced two
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Debbie Reynolds Hospitalized

She has to cancel 3 months' worth of shows

(Newser) - Debbie Reynolds was hospitalized after a reaction to medicine she was taking, and it's serious enough that doctors ordered her to cancel 3 months of concerts, reports Fox News . The 80-year-old actress and singer made her name in 1952's Singin' in the Rain and later had a high-profile... More »

'50s Crooner Eddie Fisher Dead at 86

Teen idol's career was overshadowed by divorce scandals

(Newser) - '50s-era singer and TV entertainer Eddie Fisher has died following complications from hip surgery. Fisher, 86, sold millions of records and once had legions of teen fans, but his career eventually became overshadowed by the scandalous ends to his marriages to stars Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor, AP reports. More »

Liz Taylor: The First Paparazzi Magnet

New biography offers a 'yummy' look at the actress who truly mastered fame

(Newser) - Elizabeth Taylor, whose affair with Eddie Fisher was more scandalous than the Brad-Jen-Angelina triangle can ever hope to be, is “a pioneer for the Madonnas and Lindsay Lohans of today, women whose personal lives occupy more of the public imagination than does their creative work,” writes Laura Miller... More »

Just Being Carrie Fisher Is Super-Weird

'You’re supposed to be unusual' in Hollywood: Wishful Drinking author

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher’s shrink told her, “If you worked in a supermarket they would’ve institutionalized you at 20,” she recalls. Not so in Hollywood, where the erstwhile Princess Leia suffered through drug addiction, manic depression, and failed relationships—her own and her parents’. But electroshock therapy helped... More »

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