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Michelle Williams' Reading of Spears Memoir Is Getting Attention

Actor is making headlines for her reading of audiobook, especially one Timberlake snippet

(Newser) - Britney Spears' new memoir continues to make headlines , and now the audiobook for The Woman in Me, released Tuesday, is making news of its own. It's narrated by Oscar-nominated actor Michelle Williams, whose readings are now going viral, particularly one snippet involving Spears' ex, Justin Timberlake. That clip, per...

Michelle Williams Finds a Permanent +1—or Is It a +2?

Star said to be pregnant, engaged to 'Hamilton' director Thomas Kail

(Newser) - It's been a busy year for Michelle Williams. First she split from husband Phil Elverum in the spring, after a surprise marriage the summer before. Then she started earning accolades for her star turn in Fosse/Verdon, the FX miniseries in which she plays singer and actress Gwen Verdon. Now...

2 Celebs Have Reportedly Separated From Husbands

News of Adele and Michelle Williams's splits broke Friday

(Newser) - Two high-profile women are reportedly ending their respective relationships. Michelle Williams spoke about finding love again last July, revealing in Vanity Fair she had married musician Phil Elverum that month. The couple have reportedly split: People quotes a source as saying the two "separated at the beginning of the...

Michelle Williams Secretly Married
Michelle Williams
Secretly Married

Michelle Williams Secretly Married

She revealed wedding plans with indie musician Phil Elverum to 'Vanity Fair'

(Newser) - Michelle Williams has, very quietly, gotten married. The actress revealed her plans to Vanity Fair , and in her profile on Williams, Amanda Fortini wrote that by the time the piece was published, Williams and indie musician Phil Elverum would have been wed in the Adirondacks in a ceremony attended by...

Michelle Williams Reveals Mental Health Treatment

Destiny's Child singer says she is proud, happy, and healthy

(Newser) - Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child has sought treatment for mental health struggles, the singer revealed on Instagram Tuesday. "For years I have dedicated myself to increasing awareness of mental health and empowering people to recognize when it's time to seek help, support and guidance from those that...

After Outcry, Wahlberg Makes a Big Donation

Gives $1.5M re-shoot fee for 'All the Money in the World' to Time's Up in name of Michelle Williams

(Newser) - Following an outcry over a significant disparity in pay between co-stars, Mark Wahlberg agreed Saturday to donate the $1.5 million he earned for reshoots for All the Money in the World to the sexual misconduct defense initiative Time's Up. Wahlberg said he'll donate the money in the...

Report: Wahlberg Demanded $1.5M to Approve Reshoot

Director felt 'betrayed and angry,' sources say

(Newser) - The massive pay gap between co-stars for the All the Money in the World reshoot came after Mark Wahlberg and his agent played hardball with producers, telling them they could either cough up $1.5 million or keep Kevin Spacey in the movie, insiders say. Sources tell USA Today that...

Report: Williams Got 0.07% of Male Co-Star's Pay for Reshoot

She's said to have made less than $1K for 'All the Money in the World' redo

(Newser) - The biggest controversy surrounding Ridley Scott's latest movie used to be the replacement of disgraced actor Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer. Now, new commotion surrounding All the Money in the World, with USA Today reporting a good portion of the money in the reshoot budget went to Mark Wahlberg,...

Actresses Making a Point With Golden Globes Guests

Amy Poehler is among those bringing an activist Sunday night

(Newser) - Meryl Streep, Michelle Williams, Emma Watson, and Amy Poehler are just a few of the actresses who are planning to bring gender and racial justice activists as their guests to the Golden Globe Awards Sunday evening, the AP reports. Streep will attend with Ai-jen Poo, the director of the National...

5 Stars Who've Been Haunted
 5 Stars Who've Been Haunted 

5 Stars Who've Been Haunted

Happy (almost) Halloween!

(Newser) - With Halloween coming up, The Stir rounds up 10 celebrities who believe in ghosts:
  • Demi Lovato says her childhood home in Texas was haunted, and a ghost named Emily was her best friend. She claims she's had a medium and ghost hunters confirm the story.
  • When Halle Berry was

15 Celebs Who Got Their Start in Horror Flicks

 15 Celebs Who 
 Got Their Start 
 in Horror Flicks 
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15 Celebs Who Got Their Start in Horror Flicks

Some may surprise you

(Newser) - Gather up some vintage horror movies to watch this Halloween, and you may just be surprised by a familiar face. Wired rounds up 30 celebrities who got their start in horror movies. A sampling:
  • Jon Stewart: The Faculty, 1998
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, 1998
  • Renee Zellweger: Texas

Jason Segel, Michelle Williams Both Move On

He's dating Bojana Novakovic; she's with Dustin Yellin

(Newser) - Looks like formerly adorable couple Jason Segel and Michelle Williams really is no more : Both have been spotted with new partners recently. E! identified Segel's "mystery woman" as Bojana Novakovic, a 31-year-old Serbian-born Australian actress with whom he's been spotted quite a few times over the past...

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

Michelle Williams, Jason Segel Are No More

And the world wept

(Newser) - Well, there goes another celebrity couple you could actually get behind : Michelle Williams and Jason Segel are over, sources tell People . After dating for a year—and just months after starting to stay together in Brooklyn —it seems distance took its toll a few weeks ago. Despite the Brooklyn...

Michelle Williams, Jason Segel Shack Up
 Michelle Williams, 
 Jason Segel 
 Shack Up 
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Michelle Williams, Jason Segel Shack Up

Come on, how can you not love these two?

(Newser) - Finally, a celebrity romance we can really get behind: After dating since the beginning of the year, Michelle Williams and Jason Segel are now living together. Williams has moved out of the Brooklyn home she shared with Heath Ledger into a new waterfront apartment, also in Brooklyn. "She is...

Michelle: I Nearly Stopped Acting After Heath Died
Michelle: I Nearly Stopped Acting After Heath Died
'gq' profile

Michelle: I Nearly Stopped Acting After Heath Died

Williams recalls their romance in 'GQ'

(Newser) - After Heath Ledger died, Michelle Williams wasn't sure she would ever want to work again. "That seemed like a really smart idea," she tells GQ in a new profile. "You just want to be able to walk out of your house and turn your face to...

Kate Winslet, Laura Dern Win Golden Globes
 The Artist 
 Win Big 

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Descendants, The Artist Win Big

'Homeland' also does well at the Golden Globes

(Newser) - Be honest: You tuned in to the Golden Globes tonight mostly to see what Ricky Gervais would say . But awards were handed out too, and The Artist and The Descendants were the big film winners. Both won best picture and best actor in their respective categories (comedy or musical for...

My Week With Marilyn Reviews: Most Critics Say Michelle Williams Makes It Work
 Michelle Williams   
 Shines as Marilyn 
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Michelle Williams Shines as Marilyn

But the rest of the movie is pretty slight

(Newser) - Critics are positively giddy about Michelle Williams' performance in My Week With Marilyn, a new comedy based on Colin Clark's memoir about the week he spent at a cabin getaway with Marilyn Monroe. Here's what the critics are saying:

Michelle Williams 'Vogue' Interview: Heath Ledger's Death Changed Me
 Michelle: Heath's 
 Death Changed Me 
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Michelle: Heath's Death Changed Me

But three years later, life has 'repaired itself'

(Newser) - When Heath Ledger died, "it felt like we didn’t have anything," Michelle Williams recalls in a new Vogue cover story. But three years later, "my life—our life—has kind of repaired itself," she says. "It's not a perfectly operating system—there are...

Lisa Kudrow and Conan O'Brien and 11 More Bizarre Celebrity Odd Couples
 12 Bizarre Celeb Odd Couples 

12 Bizarre Celeb Odd Couples

Tila Tequila? Really, Billy Corgan?

(Newser) - Sometimes opposites attract ... and when that happens in Tinseltown, it's sure to make headlines. The Frisky rounds up a dozen celebrity odd couples:
  • Lisa Kudrow and Conan O'Brien: The Friends actress recently revealed that she dated the late night host before she hit the big time, but they

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