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5 Celebs Spotted Awkwardly Dancing at Coachella

So much for 'dance like nobody's watching'

(Newser) - Thanks to its setting in the California desert, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which ends today, is always packed with celebrities looking to escape LA and let loose for a weekend or two. In recent years, Coachella-goers got the celebrity sightings of a lifetime when certain A-listers showed... More »

Celeb Uses Kickstarter to Hunt for 'Loneliest Whale'

Leonardo DiCaprio donates money to Adrian Grenier project

(Newser) - Another case of stars crowdfunding cash from other stars : Entourage star Adrian Grenier has launched a Kickstarter campaign to find a mysterious whale, and it just received $50,000 from Leonardo DiCaprio's environmental nonprofit. The campaign just ended today, and the Hollywood Reporter says the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation's... More »

You Can Rent DiCaprio's House

Leo renting out Palm Springs estate for $4.5K a night

(Newser) - Leonardo DiCaprio will probably never be your boyfriend, but he could be your landlord. The actor is renting out what ABC 7 refers to as his "Palm Springs compound." The 6-bedroom, 7.5-bathroom home on 1.3 acres used to be Dinah Shore's estate, and Leo bought... More »

Leo DiCaprio Leaves Nightclub With 20 Ladies

Apparently he's enjoying the single life

(Newser) - Leonardo DiCaprio apparently knows how to party. Witnesses tell the New York Daily News they spotted DiCaprio at an Art Basel party in a South Beach nightclub early yesterday, and the actor (who apparently split with model Toni Garrn recently) left with not just one woman, but every woman that... More »

DiCaprio, Netflix Team Up on Gorilla Documentary

Leo is executive producer of 'Virunga'

(Newser) - Netflix's latest celebrity collaborator is Leonardo DiCaprio, reports CNN . But instead of starring in something a la Kevin Spacey in House of Cards, DiCaprio is serving as executive producer of a documentary on endangered mountain gorillas in Africa. The film, called Virunga after the park in eastern Congo where... More »

What Will Happen at Today's UN Climate Summit?

125 world leaders convene in NYC to rally for new climate initiatives

(Newser) - Today's UN climate summit in New York City will draw together 125 nations in a massive, one-day precursor to Paris talks next year aimed at an overarching agreement, and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling on world leaders to show up with "pledges of action," the BBC... More »

Your Top-Earning Actor Is...

Robert Downey Jr., again

(Newser) - For the second year in a row , Robert Downey Jr. has snagged the top spot on Forbes ' list of Hollywood's highest-earning actors. Once again, he's estimated to have earned $75 million between last June and this one, and once again, a large part of that is probably... More »

Paris Hilton: Don't Film Me for Kardashian Show

Leonardo DiCaprio also refuses

(Newser) - Paris Hilton: too good for reality TV? She and Leonardo DiCaprio both refused to be filmed for Keeping Up With the Kardashians while partying Sunday at an LA event, XIV Summer Sessions, where Kim Kardashian's stepbrother, Brody Jenner, was DJing with some help from dad Bruce Jenner and brother... More »

20 Celebs Who've Starred in Obscure Commercials

These A-listers don't mind making a buck, shilling products overseas

(FOX News Magazine) - With a few rare exceptions, Hollywood's biggest stars rarely slum in American television commercials. The closest they come is the occasional L'Oreal or Chanel spot, or those long-form ProActiv ads on late-night TV. (We're looking at you, Katy Perry and Adam Levine.) On the other hand,... More »

DiCaprio, Jonah Hill to Make Movie of Richard Jewell

Security was wrongly linked to Olympic bombing of 1996

(Newser) - Leonardo DiCaprio says he and The Wolf of Wall Street co-star Jonah Hill are "going to come up with something unique" as they re-team to tell the story of 1996 Olympics security guard Richard Jewell. Hill will star as Jewell in the planned film, which was presented to the... More »

Leo, Titanic Crash Hill's Monologue

'Am I flying, Jack?'

(Newser) - Jonah Hill returned to Saturday Night Live last night with an opening monologue that attempted to separate from Wolf of Wall Street co-star Leo DiCaprio, and somehow ended with "the thing that made me feel safe"—both actors wrapped in a Titanic-esque embrace as that migraine-in-your-eye-inducing music played.... More »

Why Jonah Hill Made Wolf for Peanuts

He took the SAG minimum paycheck, $60K

(Newser) - Jonah Hill took the absolute minimum paycheck for his role in The Wolf of Wall Street because he felt so passionate about working with Martin Scorsese, he explained to Howard Stern yesterday. "They gave me the lowest amount of money possible, that was their offer," Hill recalled, adding... More »

Here Are Your Golden Globes Winners

Big winners: American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave, Breaking Bad

(Newser) - Tina Fey and Amy Poehler opened the Golden Globes tonight , and then it was on to the awards:
  • Best supporting actress in a motion picture: Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
  • Best supporting actress in a TV series, miniseries, or movie: Jacqueline Bisset, Dancing on the Edge
  • Best TV miniseries or movie:
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Leo DiCaprio: I Was Almost Eaten by Shark

'Gigantic' great white got into cage with him

(Newser) - Apparently sharks find Leonardo DiCaprio just as tasty-looking as teen girls everywhere do. The actor revealed to Ellen DeGeneres yesterday that he was once nearly eaten by a great white: He often gets up close and personal with wildlife as part of his work with his Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, which... More »

Wolf of Wall Street Is a Wild Ride

DiCaprio, Scorsese team up for a new look at excess

(Newser) - The new DiCaprio-Scorsese movie The Wolf of Wall Street is getting solid reviews from critics (79% positive on Rotten Tomatoes ) and fans alike (86%). Some odds and ends:
  • Boring, it's not: It's "an exuberant, hyper-energized riot," writes Richard Brody at the New Yorker . "It’
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Clooney Jabs Leo's Trash-Talkin' B-ball Buddies, and More

Fun basketball story included in 'Esquire' interview

(Newser) - George Clooney gives a predictably charming, wide-ranging interview to Esquire , and the best anecdote involves Leonardo DiCaprio. It seems Clooney and DiCaprio both have homes in Cabo, and once ran into each other there. They got to talking about their respective, semi-famous ongoing basketball games and decided to play against... More »

11 Awful Celeb Interviewees

Celebrity journalists spill stories

(Newser) - In the wake of Rhys Ifans walking angrily out of an interview with the Times of London , the Guardian spoke to a few journalists about their worst encounters with celebrities:
  • One reporter calls interviewing Gwyneth Paltrow "one of the low points of my life." Paltrow arrived at the
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Now Hot for Men: Makeup

Grooming products raked in $5B last year, up 100% since 1997

(Newser) - Makeup isn't just for ladies anymore, but that doesn't mean you're about to see Adam Lambert lookalikes at every turn. A new trend in stealth makeup, or ahem, "grooming," has men's cosmetics sales climbing—to the tune of more than $5 billion that American... More »

Gatsby Just Not That Great

Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan star in Baz Luhrmann's adaptation

(Newser) - Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of The Great Gatsby arrives with much fanfare—but, based on the reviews, it looks like those high hopes might be dashed. Critics are mixed on the film as a whole, though no one disputes that it's as bombastic as might be expected from Luhrmann.... More »

DiCaprio Pays $200K for Date With Bill Clinton

Snags auction item at Sean Penn's charity bash

(Newser) - Leonardo DiCaprio has a big date coming up, with an old married guy: Bill Clinton. The one-on-one get-together with the former president was auctioned off at a gala for Sean Penn's Haiti charity Saturday, and DiCaprio bid as much as $100,000 but was still outbid. So he proposed... More »

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