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Chrissy Teigen: 'I Needed to Share This Story'

She details the heartbreaking loss of her third child at 20 weeks

(Newser) - Chrissy Teigen details the loss of her third baby with John Legend at 20 weeks gestation in an emotional Medium essay—and she begs women who've experienced similar pain to share their stories so they can be enveloped with love from others, as she has been. She explains how...

John Legend at Billboard Awards: 'This Is for Chrissy'

Emotional performance came amid calls to vote, big wins for Post Malone

(Newser) - Walking into the show with 16 nominations, Post Malone won nine honors at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, where John Legend gave a heartfelt performance that was dedicated to his wife. From the piano, Legend told viewers "this is for Chrissy" before singing "Never Break," which includes...

Kate Beckinsale: 'I Absolutely Collapsed Inside'

The British actress reaches out to Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

(Newser) - Kate Beckinsale isn't just sending her love to a grieving couple. She's been there, she says, and it was brutal. The British actress says she's seen people criticizing Chrissy Teigen and husband John Legend for sharing intimate photos about the loss of their third child following pregnancy...

Teigen, Legend Share Bad News: 'How Can This Be Real'

Model loses baby following pregnancy complications

(Newser) - Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have lost their third child, a boy, following pregnancy complications. Teigen, 34, had been sharing her struggles on social media for weeks. Placed on bed rest two weeks ago, the model and cookbook author joked that this was "punishment for saying the first two...

Fast Times Reading Reunites a Famous Couple

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt have a steamy scene

(Newser) - Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have reunited for the second time this year, and this time, it was all about love—between their characters. The pair joined fellow celebrities for a live, virtual table read of the 1982 cult classic Fast Times at Ridgemont High, hosted by comedian Dane Cook....

Stars Come Out for Virtual COVID Benefit

'One World: Together At Home' featured Beyonce, Stevie Wonder, more performing from home

(Newser) - Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Lizzo, Shawn Mendes, and others sang classic songs brimmed with messages of hope and change during a TV special aimed at fighting the coronavirus, while Beyoncé and Alicia Keys spoke passionately about how the virus has disproportionately affected black Americans. Beyoncé made a surprise appearance on...

Sexiest Man Alive 'Perplexed' by Honor

It's 'not fair' to be following Idris Elba, quips John Legend

(Newser) - A Legend in his own time: John Legend has been named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive for 2019—and he says he finds it a bit "perplexing." "I was excited, but I was a little scared at the same time because it’s a lot of...

John Legend's 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' Redo Not Going Over Well

Legend changed the lyrics to make them less 'date-rapey,' not everyone is pleased

(Newser) - "Baby It's Cold Outside" has become a bit controversial in the #MeToo era, so when John Legend recorded the 1944 holiday classic for the upcoming deluxe edition of his Christmas album, he decided to change the lyrics. That decision isn't going over well with some big names....

Trump Launches Feud With a Celebrity Couple

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen seem to be enjoying it

(Newser) - A new presidential feud opened up overnight, with President Trump going after celebrity couple John Legend and Chrissy Teigen. The pair seemed more than happy to return fire. It revolves around a town hall on the criminal justice system that aired on MSNBC on Sunday night, along with an accompanying...

'Hey Google, Talk Like a Legend'

John Legend makes a cameo on Google Assistant

(Newser) - John Legend is at your command. As the first celebrity voice for Google Assistant, the musician will report the weather, tell a joke, or sing "Happy Birthday" when prompted. Legend also answered questions like "Are you John Legend?" and "Who is Chrissy Teigen?" for the collaboration, which...

'Tremendous Bittersweetness': Bourdain Shows Win 6 Emmys

(Newser) - If Anthony Bourdain were still with us, Sunday would have been one of the proudest days of his life. The chef, who died by suicide in June, was honored with six awards at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Variety reports. His CNN show, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, won awards for...

Paul Ryan's Father's Day Video Does Not Go Over Well

John Legend is not having it in light of White House stance on splitting up families at the border

(Newser) - Republicans celebrating Father's Day in the era of separating migrant families , beware the wrath of liberals: Paul Ryan took to Twitter on Saturday to post a video called "How Becoming a Father Changed My Life," with a caption that read, "My life changed the day I...

A Marriage, a Split, a Baby

It's a big week for Hollywood romance news

(Newser) - A big week in Hollywood couple news, with one pair breaking up, another getting hitched, and a third announcing their family is expanding:
  • Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky are together no more after a year of dating . The actress, 27, and director, 48, kept their relationship pretty quiet, and so
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John Legend Jumps to Kim Kardashian's Defense

When ex-Romney strategist slams her on Twitter

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian wants a third baby , and as that fact made headlines this week, the former top strategist to Mitt Romney managed to get into a one-sided Twitter feud with John Legend about it. "Sometimes it seems the Chinese might have been on to something," Stuart Stevens tweeted...

John Legend: National Anthem Is 'Weak' Anyway

And it celebrates slavery, he tweets

(Newser) - John Legend is backing Colin Kaepernick in his national anthem protest : In fact, Legend says, the "Star-Spangled Banner" shouldn't even be our anthem. "For those defending the current anthem, do you really truly love that song? I don't and I'm very good at singing it....

Lots of People Not Happy Piers Morgan Called Ali Racist

The backlash has been fierce

(Newser) - Piers Morgan thinks Muhammad Ali was "the greatest superstar icon of my lifetime," but he also thinks the boxer was racist, at least early in his life. "Muhammad Ali said far more inflammatory/racist things about white people than Donald Trump ever has about Muslims. #fact," Morgan...

Chrissy Teigen, John Legend Welcome Daughter

Welcome to earth, Luna Simone Stephens

(Newser) - John Legend and Chrissy Teigen welcomed their long-awaited firstborn on Thursday, reports People, a daughter the couple named Luna Simone Stephens. Teigen and Legend announced her birth on Sunday via social media, with Teigen posting a photo of her daughter's weight and date of birth to Instagram: "She'...

Chrissy Teigen's Latest Twitter Fight Involves Embryos

Pregnant supermodel puts haters in their place on Twitter

(Newser) - Turns out a lot of people don't understand how IVF works, a fact Chrissy Teigen recently learned after explaining to People why she and husband John Legend chose to implant a female embryo for her first pregnancy. As Mary Elizabeth Williams points out on Salon , Twitter exploded after the...

Chrissy Teigen, John Legend Expecting First Baby

Getting pregnant 'hasn't been easy'

(Newser) - John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are expecting their first child, Teigen announced on Instagram Monday night. "John and I are so happy to announce that we are pregnant," she wrote alongside a picture of Legend touching her belly. "As many of you know, we've been trying...

3 Oscars Speeches Making Waves

Patricia Arquette, John Legend lead calls for change

(Newser) - What many may remember best about last night's Oscars were the acceptance speeches: It was a "particularly passionate evening," writes Alessandra Stanley in the New York Times . "The political speeches were somber, but they turned out to be more lively and bracing than any of (host...

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