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Melissa Joan Hart, Vaccinated But Sick With COVID: 'Do Better'

Sabrina star worried that her kid is infected, mad that he didn't have to wear a mask

(Newser) - Melissa Joan Hart has COVID, and she’s “really mad,” she said. The Sabrina the Teenage Witch star posted an Instagram video from bed looking sad but composed, revealing her diagnosis. She said she thinks she may have caught it from one of the three sons she shares...

TMZ: Before Battery Claim, Spears' Dogs Were Taken

Singer suspected father was conspiring with housekeeper: TMZ

(Newser) - A confrontation between Britney Spears and her housekeeper—the subject of a misdemeanor battery investigation —erupted after the housekeeper took away the singer's dogs, according to TMZ . Sources tell the outlet that the housekeeper took both of Spears' dogs to the vet after one of them fell ill...

R. Kelly Trial Focuses on His Herpes Diagnosis

Prosecutors claim he knowingly infected multiple people, including accuser No. 1

(Newser) - Jerhonda Pace—a witness in R. Kelly's sexual abuse trial who testified Thursday that she was told to dress up like a Girl Scout during sex with the star when she was only 16—further alleged that the singer gave her herpes without her knowledge. Prosecutors claim the singer...

Spend Eternity In a Very Hot Place Beside Marilyn, Hef
Go to a 
Hot Place
After You Die

Go to a Hot Place After You Die

There's a vault available in the same crypt as Hugh Hefner and Marilyn Monroe

(Newser) - In an ultimate act of being kind of creepy, Hugh Hefner bought a burial spot next to Marilyn Monroe back in 1992. When he died in 2017, he went to a hot place—hot as in real estate market hot. And now anyone with $2 million to burn can go...

Tom Hanks' Son Doubles Down on Anti-Vax Stance

'There's more evidence for UFOs being real than that vaccine being healthy for you,' says Chet Hanks

(Newser) - The rapper son of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, some of the first celebrities diagnosed and then hospitalized with COVID-19 last year, says he's fine without the vaccine, thank you very much. Chet Hanks—whose rap name is Chet Hanx—was derided Tuesday after posting a video on Instagram,...

Christina Applegate: 'It's Been a Tough Road'

Actor reveals multiple sclerosis diagnosis, asks for privacy

(Newser) - More than a decade removed from her battle with breast cancer, Christina Applegate is facing down a new health challenge: multiple sclerosis. The Emmy-winning actor revealed she was diagnosed with the chronic disease "a few months ago" in a late Monday tweet. "It's been a strange journey,...

From Bob Odenkirk, Another Update
From Bob Odenkirk,
Another Update

From Bob Odenkirk, Another Update

'Better Call Saul' star says he's 'doing great,' makes poignant movie reference

(Newser) - If Bob Odenkirk's words of assurance last week that he was going to be OK after suffering a "small heart attack" weren't enough to calm your nerves, let his latest update offer even more of a salve. The 58-year-old Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul star took...

Dax Shepard Defends Use of Testosterone Shots

Actor says he's gained 24 pounds of muscle, feels great despite risks

(Newser) - After waiting a decade to get a call to appear in a Marvel superhero movie, Dax Shepard decided to stop waiting and bulk up on his own , with help from testosterone injections. The actor made the reveal Monday on his Armchair Expert podcast while speaking with Ashton Kutcher and Mila...

Anna Faris Reveals Secret Elopement
Anna Faris Secretly Got Married 

Anna Faris Secretly Got Married

'I couldn't say fiancé anymore,' actor says in revealing marriage to Michael Barrett

(Newser) - Anna Faris has wed her longtime fiancé—a tidbit she let slip on her podcast. The actor and matchmaker April Beyer were offering romantic advice to listeners on Monday’s episode of Anna Faris Is Unqualified when Faris began speaking about her own relationship with cinematographer Michael Barrett, whom...

Throat Cancer, Voice Box Can't Silence Val Kilmer

Actor speaks through personal footage spanning decades in new doc

(Newser) - Val Kilmer's speaking ability was severely limited by an operation on his trachea, but no matter. The actor speaks volumes, through footage personally shot over four decades, in a new documentary premiering this week at the Cannes Film Festival. Val utilizes home video footage "from virtually every chapter...

Spears' Manager of 25 Years: I'm 'No Longer Needed'

Larry Rudolph says singer has been 'voicing her intention to officially retire'

(Newser) - He helped Britney Spears nab her first recording contract and stuck around for the next 25 years, through hits like "Baby One More Time" and "Toxic." But now, some 2.5 years after the singer announced an indefinite hiatus, Larry Rudolph is walking away. The man who'...

Amber Heard: I Had Baby 'on My Own Terms'

Actor announces birth of first child, reportedly via surrogate

(Newser) - This year may have dealt another blow to Johnny Depp, but it brought a bundle of joy to his ex-wife. Amber Heard announced the birth of her first child, daughter Oonagh Paige, on Thursday. "Four years ago, I decided I wanted to have a child. I wanted to do...

Britney Spears Offers Fans an Apology

For pretending she's been fine these past 2 years

(Newser) - Early supporters of the #FreeBritney movement demanded Britney Spears be freed from her conservatorship even though she claimed she was happy and had an Instagram account that seemed to back that up. In her first public comments since this week's court testimony, where she proved she is very much...

Timberlake, Other Celebs React to Spears' Testimony

'No one should EVER be held against their will'

(Newser) - Britney Spears should be feeling the love after Wednesday's court hearing in Los Angeles, where she pleaded for her 13-year conservatorship to end . The 39-year-old singer said she felt "enslaved" by her father, who "loved the control he had over me," per US Weekly . Jamie Spears...

Johansson Faults Iron Man 2 for 'Hypersexualization' of Role

She's happy 'Black Widow' was made in a different climate a decade later

(Newser) - Scarlett Johansson is glad Black Widow was made a decade after Iron Man 2, the 2010 film that brought the first appearance of the character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series. The actor was not impressed with Iron Man 2's approach to Black Widow, aka Natasha Romanov, as she...

Weeks Before Trial, R. Kelly's Lawyers Want Out

Remaining attorneys say singer actually fired them

(Newser) - R. Kelly is to face trial in federal court in New York this August for allegedly abusing various women and girls over 25 years. But whether the trial will go ahead is now unclear, with a report suggesting the singer has fired his two lead attorneys. In a statement to...

Brooke Shields' Daughter Borrows Iconic Dress for Prom

Rowan wore actress' 1998 Golden Globes red gown

(Newser) - Borrowing your mom’s vintage dress and rocking it at the prom is a bold move. Bolder still when your mom is Brooke Shields, and the dress is the iconic red gown she wore to the Golden Globes in 1998, per Entertainment Tonight . Nobody is saying Rowan Henchy is...

Mod Squad Star Dies
He Played the Coolest Cop,
and Prince's Dad
OBITUARY

He Played the Coolest Cop, and Prince's Dad

Clarence Williams III dies at 81

(Newser) - Clarence Williams III, a versatile and intense actor whose work spanned decades, has died at 81. He began his career on stage, per the Hollywood Reporter . But it was his role as Linc, a counterculture kid turned undercover detective, on The Mod Squad that made him a star in...

Sinead O'Connor: Pope Photo Belonged to Abusive Mom

The singer opens up in her new memoir, 'Rememberings'

(Newser) - Sinead O'Connor has written a memoir, and as Amanda Hess writes for the New York Times , it "recasts the story of her career from her perspective." What kind of recasting is needed? A pretty major one, in Hess' view. "The mainstream narrative is that a pop...

Demi Lovato: Call Me &#39;They&#39;
Demi Lovato
Changes Their
Pronouns

Demi Lovato Changes Their Pronouns

Singer reveals they are non-binary

(Newser) - Singer Demi Lovato made a big announcement Wednesday, revealing they are non-binary and are changing their pronouns to they/them. In a tweet , they said they'd been "living for those on the other side of the cameras." But "over the past year and a half, I've...

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