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Silverstone's Brother Factors Into the Bergdahl Pot Story

David Silverstone was nabbed in Cali drug bust

(Newser) - Who knew Alicia Silverstone had a brother? She does, and he apparently runs a pot farm—specifically, one that was busted during a drug raid at which Bowe Bergdahl was present last week in California. David Silverstone, 43, was charged with felony marijuana cultivation and possession for sale, and thrown... More »

5 Anti-Circumcision Celebs

These stars have all spoken out against the practice

(Newser) - It's a controversial decision to make for your child, and a lot of parents feel strongly about it—one way or another. No, it's not vaccines, it's circumcision—and The Stir rounds up 10 celebrities who are against it. A sampling:
  • Alicia Silverstone: In her new book
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Alicia Silverstone's 7 Wackiest Pieces of Mom Advice

'The Kind Mama' proves to be a controversial book

(Newser) - Is Alicia Silverstone soon to be as widely derided as Jenny McCarthy ? Her new book, The Kind Mama, offers up some controversial advice for mothers—including Silverstone's idea that the "one-size-fits-all, shoot-'em-up schedule" of childhood vaccinations has caused some parents to bemoan the fact that "... More »

11 Child Stars Who Sought Emancipation

Some just wanted to skirt child labor laws

(Newser) - Turns out Jaden Smith doesn't really want to be emancipated from his parents —but these 10 child stars, rounded up by the Huffington Post , did:
  • Drew Barrymore petitioned for emancipation in 1991, when she was 15, in order to skirt child labor laws that were restricting the hours
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11 Celebs Talk About... Bathroom Habits

TMI alert: There are a lot of poop quotes below

(Newser) - Celebrities: Who says they always have to be glamorous? The Huffington Post rounds up 11 examples of stars talking about, of all things, bathroom habits:
  • Angelina Jolie: "The great thing about having a bunch of kids is they just remind you that you're the person who takes them
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25 Casting Close Calls

Hollywood roles that could have gone another way

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie won an Oscar for her role in Girl, Interrupted—so, chances are, Parker Posey regrets not auditioning for the role when invited. Posey has said she "just didn't care enough about it." The Frisky rounds up 24 more casting close calls in Hollywood:
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
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Silverstone: Pre-Chewing for My Baby 'Adorable'

Actress defends practice some found gross

(Newser) - Alicia Silverstone insists that feeding her baby mouth-to-mouth is "adorable," despite the fact that many who watched a video of her doing just that were grossed out. "People have been feeding their kids that way for thousands for years. It's a weaning process," she said... More »

Pre-Chewing Baby's Food Looks to Be A-OK

Alicia Silverstone's practice offers benefits similar to breastfeeding

(Newser) - Alicia Silverstone's video of herself chewing her baby's food last week prompted disgusted comments, but she may actually be doing little Bear Blu a favor. Our ancestors did the same, and plenty of non-Western cultures still do it, Life's Little Mysteries notes. Like breast-feeding, "pre-mastication" offers... More »

Alicia Silverstone Feeds Her Baby Mouth-to-Mouth

She chews food for Bear Blu, and there's video proof

(Newser) - Warning: You may not want to read (or watch) this while eating. Alicia Silverstone has a somewhat unconventional method for feeding her 11-month-old son, Bear Blu: She chews the food for him, then lets him take it directly out of her mouth. She posted a picture and video of the... More »

And the Worst Celebrity Baby Name of 2011 Was...

Take your pick: Bear, Moroccan, or Zuzu

(Newser) - Celebrities tend to choose some very, er, interesting names for their offspring, but this year two names stood out: Bear Blu Jarecki, born to Alicia Silverstone, and Moroccan Cannon, born to Mariah Carey. Those two tied for the worst celebrity baby boy names of 2011 on a new More »

Alicia Silverstone Has Baby Boy, Names Him...

...Bear Blu Jarecki

(Newser) - Alicia Silverstone gave birth to her first child, a son, on Thursday. And what moniker did she give her bundle of joy? Here's a hint: Goldilocks might try to eat his porridge. And then he might feel sad. The actress's babe with hubby Christopher Jarecki is named Bear... More »

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