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4 Crazy Rich, Famous Pets

Including Paris Hilton's $13K puppy

(Newser) - It's good to be a celebrity ... pet. OK! magazine runs down seven of the richest and/or most expensive famous animals:
  • Paris Hilton spent $13,000 on a teeny-tiny Pomeranian, Mr. Amazing, who weighs less than one pound.
  • Lauren Bacall loved her pup Sophie so much that when she died
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Lauren Bacall Leaves $10K for Her Dog

Sophie will be well taken care of

(Newser) - Papillion Sophie has lived a pampered life, but that doesn't have to end now that her famous owner—Hollywood legend Lauren Bacall—has died. According to estate papers filed last week, Bacall left $10,000 to her son Sam Robards for Sophie's care and upkeep, Page Six reports.... More »

Broadway Will Turn Down Lights for Lauren Bacall

And did so last night for Robin Williams

(Newser) - Broadway will turn down the lights for a minute tomorrow night in homage to one of its own, Lauren Bacall. Saluting the actress's "distinct presence on stage and screen during a career that spanned decades," the Broadway League's executive director said that "along with her... More »

Hollywood Salutes Legend Lauren Bacall

Tributes are pouring in to honor her 'magical life'

(Newser) - The iconic, smoky-voiced Lauren Bacall died yesterday at age 89, but her memory will live on in Hollywood—and in the world—forever. Stephen Bogart, her son with the equally legendary Humphrey Bogart, says "her life speaks for itself—she lived a wonderful life, a magical life," reports... More »

Lauren Bacall Dead at 89

Star of stage and screen died of a massive stroke

(Newser) - Actress Lauren Bacall, who shot to fame in the 1940s and remained a cultural icon, died at home today in New York City of a massive stroke, a family member tells TMZ . She was 89. The co-star of classic films like To Have and Have Not (1944), The Big Sleep ... More »

Humphrey Bogart Feared He Was Gay

Even though he supposedly slept with 1,000 women

(Newser) - Humphrey Bogart may have been known as a legendary lover—both on screen and off—but he feared he was gay before meeting fourth wife Lauren Bacall. A new biography by Darwin Porter alleges Bogart slept with 1,000 women before marrying Bacall in 1945, but began to fear he... More »

Surprising Celeb Voices Behind TV Ads

You can't be dignified all the time

(Newser) - Jon Hamm is famous for playing an advertising exec on Mad Men, and soon he—or at least his voice—will also be famous for advertising, period. Hamm is the latest celebrity to lend his voice to a commercial campaign, in his case, Mercedes-Benz. PopEater takes a look at nine... More »

Lauren Bacall Wins an Oscar

Roger Corman, Gordon Willis, John Calley share the spotlight

(Newser) - A mere 65 years after her unforgettable screen debut, Lauren Bacall has won an Academy Award. The honorary Oscar was a high point of a ceremony last night in Los Angeles that also celebrated the careers of filmmaker Roger Corman, cinematographer Gordon Willis, and producer John Calley. "I can't... More »

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