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Yes, This Is Apparently the Best Dressed Royal Male

Prince Philip comes out highest on GQ's list

(Newser) - British GQ has named Britain's 50 best dressed men, and the royal who ranks highest on the list this year is Prince Philip. (A choice that prompted Vanity Fair to declare, "The Man Named Best Dressed in the Royal Family Is Probably Not Who You’d Expect.... More »

Sexiest Man Alive Isn't an Actor

Retired soccer star David Beckham takes the honor

(Newser) - David Beckham has been named People's sexiest man alive, marking the first time an athlete has received the honor, per the Washington Post . Jimmy Kimmel broke the news Tuesday after first getting his audience to play 20 questions with the veiled father of four. "It's the best... More »

13 Celebs With Bizarre Phobias

Including porcelain dolls, indoor houseplants, and seagulls

(Newser) - Halloween has passed, but the 32 celebrities rounded up by Ranker still have to deal with some very strange phobias. A sampling of their fears:
  1. Channing Tatum: pediophobia, fear of porcelain dolls
  2. Jennifer Love Hewitt: selachophobia, fear of sharks; she also has a fear of elevators
  3. Matthew McConaughey: cleithrophobia, fear
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13 Celebrities Who Are Big Tippers

They like to spread the wealth

(Newser) - Dr. Dre just became the richest man in hip-hop —and he's spreading his good fortune around. Last week, the rapper was partying at West Hollywood's Mondrian Hotel, and when he left, he gave his waitress a $5,000 tip. "She was stunned," a source tells... More »

11 Stars With Secret Skills

Including Willie Nelson, who just got his black belt

(Newser) - When you think of Willie Nelson, "country singer" and " r ampant pot smoker " are the two descriptions that first come to mind. But now you can add "black belt" to that list. It seems Nelson, who turns 81 this week, has a not-very-well-known love of martial... More »

Victoria Beckham: David and I Have Had 'Ups and Downs'

As David discusses soccer hazing

(Newser) - Victoria Beckham gets fairly real about her relationship with husband David in the latest issue of Paris Vogue , Radar reports. "David and I have been through so much together," she says. "We’ve had our ups and downs but we’re so proud of each other."... More »

David Beckham Is Retiring

Soccer superstar says his storied career is done at end of season

(Newser) - David Beckham says he will retire from professional soccer at the end of the season. The 38-year-old Beckham, who recently won a league title in a fourth country with Paris Saint-Germain, has become a global superstar since starting his career at Manchester United. "I'm thankful to PSG for... More »

10 Totally Spoiled Celeb Tots

Apparently, fancy tree houses are a thing

(Newser) - It comes as little surprise that celebrity children are quite a spoiled bunch, but even by Hollywood standards, these 10 tots rounded up by the Stir seem to have it particularly good:
  • Katie Holmes recently bought daughter Suri Cruise a $100,000 tree house, complete with running water, electricity, and
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Beckham Kid Snags Sweet Gig

Romeo is the new face of Burberry

(Newser) - More proof that celebrity kids don't grow up the same way the rest of us did: Romeo Beckham is the new face of Burberry. The 10-year-old son of David and Victoria Beckham is featured in ads for the fashion house's spring/summer 2013 collection, the AP reports. Burberry's... More »

Beckham Leaving Galaxy

Superstar seeks final challenge before legs give out

(Newser) - Soccer icon David Beckham is ending his playing career with the Los Angeles Galaxy after six years that sparked unprecedented growth for Major League Soccer. The 37-year-old says next month's MLS Cup Final will be his final game with the Galaxy, as he wants to "experience one last... More »

15 Weird Celebrity Friendships

You wouldn't guess these pairs hang out as often as they do

(Newser) - Paris Hilton is good friends with ... Kathy Griffin? Yep. You might expect the comedian would spend her time mocking the socialite, but they've actually been spotted shopping and sunbathing together. Fox News rounds up 14 more "unlikely celebrity BFFs":
  • Tyra Banks and Clay Aiken: The supermodel once wrote
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18 Completely Insane Celeb Gifts

Jennifer Lopez buys Casper Smart a truck, and more

(Newser) - While your friends are all giving you $20 gift cards on your birthday, celebrities are giving each other $250,000 cars and entire vineyards. Celebuzz rounds up 18 of the most insane celebrity gifts ever given:
  • Jennifer Lopez: J.Lo is the latest, this weekend giving her 25-year-old new boyfriend,
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10 Celebrities and Their Sometimes Weird Hobbies

David Arquette really likes ... to knit?

(Newser) - How to unwind after a tough day of attending awards ceremonies and movie premieres? Well, if you're Tom Cruise, by fencing. That's the sport Tom enjoys along with Will Smith and David Beckham, the Huffington Post notes in its list of 10 celebrity leisure activities:
  • David Arquette: The
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CNN Suspends Roland Martin Over 'Offensive' Tweets

His comments about David Beckham ad were seen as anti-gay

(Newser) - CNN has suspended commentator Roland Martin because of some iffy tweets during the Super Bowl that were seen as homophobic, reports Mediaite . After an ad featuring David Beckham in his skivvies appeared during the game, Martin tweeted, “If a dude at your Super Bowl party is hyped about David... More »

Beckham Signs New 2-Year Deal With LA Galaxy

Turns down millions more to play in Europe

(Newser) - David Beckham will be an Angeleno for at least another couple years: The English soccer star has signed a new two-year contract with the Los Angeles Galaxy, turning down an offer from a French club in order to return to Major League Soccer. That deal, from Paris-St. Germain, was for... More »

13 Celebs With Insured Body Parts

Holly Madison is the latest to insure her breasts

(Newser) - Holly Madison, perhaps most famous for once dating Hugh Hefner, recently insured her breasts for $1 million because they’re her “primary money makers.” Celebuzz and the Frisky were both inspired to round up more celebs who’ve insured their body parts:
  • Rihanna: Legs, $1 million.
  • Mariah Carey:
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Meet Harper Seven Beckham

Beckhams post photos of new baby to Facebook, Twitter

(Newser) - David and Victoria Beckham have themselves a shiny new baby , and today they thought they'd show Harper Seven Beckham off to the socially networked world. "Daddy's little girl!" tweeted the former Spice Girl, reports People, while Becks posted a photo of "my two girls... More »

Victoria Beckham Names Baby Girl ...

Harper Seven Beckham is the couple's fourth child, first girl

(Newser) - The first daughter of Victoria and David Beckham has joined the sweepstakes for odd celebrity child names with her new moniker Harper Seven, reports the Daily Mail . The tabloid seems a little confused by the unusual name, suggesting several theories for its meaning. Maybe Harper is for Harper Lee, or... More »

Beckhams Welcome Baby Girl

Healthy daughter born this morning at Cedars Sinai

(Newser) - The Beckhams finally have their girl: Victoria Beckham gave birth this morning to a daughter weighing 7lbs., 10oz., according to a family spokesman. The couple are "delighted to announce the birth of their daughter," born at Los Angeles' Cedars Sinai hospital, said the spokesman. Brothers Brooklyn, 11, Romeo,... More »

David, Victoria Beckham Expecting Baby No. 4

Their three boys are 'very excited'

(Newser) - You can never really have too many Beckhams, and the world is about to get one more. Soccer star David and his ex-Spice Girl wife, Victoria, are expecting again, the AP reports. "Victoria and I are expecting our fourth child this summer,” David wrote on Facebook today. “... More »

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