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What Happened to Our Lovable Coco?

5 years after 'I'm With Coco,' Conan O'Brien is a bore: Troy Patterson

(Newser) - Remember when Conan O'Brien was racking up support on Twitter and Facebook with his "I'm With Coco" slogan? So does Troy Patterson, though it's been five long years since scores of fans got behind the "rallying cry" and helped the TV host land a gig... More »

Stewart Applauds Hebdo's 'Act of Courage'

Says no matter the outrage in discourse, satirists on 'Team Civilization'

(Newser) - Jon Stewart paid a touching homage on last night's Daily Show to the victims of yesterday's Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris, saying, "I know very few people go into comedy as an act of courage, mainly because it shouldn't have to be … an act of... More »

Ashton: Why We Named Our Daughter Wyatt

First name they picked 'just didn’t fit the energy that we were feeling'

(Newser) - Ashton Kutcher visited Conan O'Brien last night and answered the question that's surely been keeping you up nights: How did he and Mila Kunis decide on a name for their new daughter ? Well, "We had another name picked out and we're like, 'Alright, this... More »

Conan 'Weirdly Out-of-Touch' at MTV Awards

One critic pans him, another calls him the best host ever

(Newser) - Remember when Conan O'Brien seemed like the coolest, hippest guy in late night, back when the youngsters were rooting for him over Jay Leno? Well, those days are over, at least according to Daniel D'Addario. While hosting the MTV Movie Awards last night, O'Brien "seemed weirdly... More »

7 Buzziest Moments From the MTV Movie Awards

Host Conan O'Brien gets 50 celebrities to cameo, and more

(Newser) - Conan O'Brien started last night's MTV Movie Awards off with a bang, racking up 50 celebrity cameos in the filmed sketch that opened the show—including Taylor Swift, Grumpy Cat, Tracy Morgan as Banksy, Martin Scorsese, and Jack Nicholson's middle finger. The director of the segment tells... More »

15 Celebs Who Were Banished From Talk Shows

Madonna, Piers Morgan, and Hugh Grant were all banned

(Newser) - Ever shown a rude guest the door and slammed it hard enough to send a message? Well, talk show hosts have performed the same bold feat—and with some of the major egos of Hollywood. Styleblazer lists 15 stars who were told to never return:
  • Hugh Grant. Daily Show host
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8 Stars Who Hit 50 This Year

They include Coolio and John Stamos, so yes, you are officially old

(Newser) - You probably felt pretty old when you learned Brad Pitt had turned 50, prompting AARP to invite him to join their ranks . Well, Merry Christmas, we're about to make you feel even older: The San Francisco Chronicle rounds up 14 more celebrities who hit 50 this year. Click through... More »

Louis CK Explains Evils of Smartphones

Nobody can sit quietly alone anymore, he tells Conan

(Newser) - Apple says demand has been "incredible" for today's rollout of the new iPhones , reports AllThingsD . One person you won't find in line? Louis CK. On Conan last night, the comedian explained all that's wrong with smartphones, especially when it comes to kids, reports Salon . Sample line:... More »

10 Stars Who've Officiated Weddings

The latest: Ian McKellen marries Patrick Stewart and Sunny Ozell

(Newser) - Professor X got married last weekend and Magneto officiated. Translation for the non-geeks: Patrick Stewart married Sunny Ozell, and Ian McKellen officiated. But he's not the first celebrity to play the big role in a fellow celebrity's (or a complete stranger's) wedding; PopSugar rounds up nine more.... More »

10 Stars You Actually Should Follow on Twitter

They know how to do something other than take selfies

(Newser) - Not every celebrity uses Twitter to call people ugly or get in ridiculous fights with other celebrities . The Week rounds up 10 stars you might actually want to follow on Twitter:
  • Patton Oswalt : He recently spent a day shamelessly trolling Twitter by tweeting admirable (or at least harmless) thoughts ... but
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15 Celebs Who Crashed Normal People's Weddings

Latest incident wasn't John Travolta's first time

(Newser) - John Travolta awesomely crashed a wedding last week, showing up (clad in a T-shirt, jeans, and a baseball cap) in the couple's wedding photos after meeting them at a bar the night before. He's not the first celebrity to do so ... in fact, it's not even the... More »

20 Stars With Crazy Expensive Homes

You probably can't afford any of these

(Newser) - No self-respecting Hollywood star or tech mogul is going to live in a shack—but what are the most expensive celebrity homes? Radar lists 20:
  • Petra Ecclestone's Los Angeles home, the former Spelling Mansion: $85 million
  • Tiger Woods' Florida estate: $60 million
  • Bill Gates' Washington state "Xanadu,"
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Obama: 'I'm Not Strapping Muslim Socialist I Used to Be'

Conan O'Brien slaps Joe Biden at White House Correspondents' Dinner

(Newser) - This year's White House Correspondents' Dinner saw laughs mixed with reflection on tragedies in Boston and Texas. President Obama took shots at the GOP and the media—not to mention himself. Among his best jokes, via Politico and the Los Angeles Times :
  • "Some folks still don’t think
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Conan Hosting White House Correspondents' Dinner

O'Brien will be featured act on April 27

(Newser) - The White House Correspondents' Association has chosen Conan O'Brien as the featured act for its annual dinner on April 27. Jimmy Kimmel hosted last year's dinner and got decent reviews for treading the tricky line of getting yuks without going too far. This is the event in which... More »

Alec Baldwin and 7 Other Stalked Celebs

Genevieve Sabourin arrested at actor's home

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin met Canadian actress Genevieve Sabourin back in 2002 while filming The Adventures of Pluto Nash, on which she was working as a publicist, and apparently he made such an impression on her that she's been stalking him ever since. Sabourin, 40, was arrested yesterday at Baldwin's... More »

Coming Soon: Anchorman 2

Will Ferrell confirms sequel on 'Conan'

(Newser) - Ron Burgundy, aka Will Ferrell, stopped by Conan O'Brien's show last night to play a little jazz flute … and announce a little movie you might call Anchorman 2. "It is official, there will be a sequel to Anchorman," Ferrell stated—after first insulting O'Brien... More »

Chipmunks Actor on Mission to Trash His Own Movie

And David Cross makes offensive Jewish comment while doing so

(Newser) - It's not often that actors go on late night shows to specifically instruct the audience not to see their latest films, but David Cross did just that last night on Conan. Making Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked "was the most miserable experience I've ever had in my... More »

Larry King: Freeze Me

He drops the news in a dinner interview with celebrities

(Newser) - Larry King doesn’t believe in an afterlife, and hence wants to be frozen when he dies, he reveals in a new special airing tomorrow night. Dinner with the Kings sees Larry sit down with a gaggle of celebrities—namely Conan O’Brien, Tyra Banks, Shaquille O’Neal, Seth MacFarlane,... More »

Conan Gets Just 41K More Viewers Than George Lopez

Looks like late-night host is no major windfall for TBS

(Newser) - George Lopez's late-night talk show got booted to midnight to make room for Conan O'Brien. Sacrifices have to be made in the quest for fortune, right? Eh, maybe. Turns out Conan is barely more popular than Lopez Tonight was. The redhead's TBS show officially turned one this... More »

Will Ferrell Awarded Twain Humor Prize

...before dropping it on the floor

(Newser) - Last year, it was Tina Fey ; this year, Will Ferrell rocked the Kennedy Center as he won the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor last night. The star-studded gala saw speeches from celebrities as diverse as Ben Stiller, Ed Asner, Molly Shannon, and Gwen Ifill, the Washington Post reports.... More »

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