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One Direction Becomes The First Group Ever To Have Their First Four Albums Debut At #1

Their new album 'Four' is the second-largest sales debut of the year

One Direction‘s new album Four has debuted atop the Billboard Hot 200 Albums chart in its first week of release, making One Direction the only group in history to have their first four albums debut at #1. As you may recall, Taylor Swift enjoyed a couple weeks of massive album sales and she set a record of her own with the release of 1989 earlier this month but now the torch of music chart success has been handed over to the boys of 1D. More »

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Sean Hayes Got Married Two Weeks Ago And Is Only Telling Us About It Now

#TBT

Will & Grace actor Sean Hayes posted a very cute #ThrowbackThursday photo on his official Twitter account today of a photo he snapped with his new husband Scott Icenogle when they got married two weeks ago! Yes, that’s right, Sean and Scott got married after 8 years together earlier this month and decided to finally let the rest of us in on their happy news in this very cute way. Click below to see the newlyweds as they looked on their wedding day two weeks and and let’s send the happy couple all our love and congrats. More »

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Taylor Swift Becomes The First Woman To Ever Supplant Herself In The #1 Spot On The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart

Another record for Tay Tay

To say that Taylor Swift is having a great month since the release of her new album 1989 a couple of weeks ago would be a laughable understatement. Her album continues to reign supreme on the Billboard Hot 200 Album Chart and today we learn that her new single Blank Space has rocketed into the #1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. What is even more impressive is that Taylor has set a new record with her latest #1 single because she has just become the first woman to ever hit the #1 spot by displacing her previous #1 single. Wow. More »

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Rachel Bilson & Hayden Christensen Welcome The Birth Of Their Baby Girl

And you will NEVER guess what they named her

Back in May we first learned that actors Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen, who have been together forEVER, were expecting a baby together. Today we learn that the couple’s baby girl has been born … tho the exact deets about when the baby was born are not yet known. What is known, well … reportedly known, is the name the couple have given to their daughter. According to multiple sources, Rachel and Hayden decided to give their daughter the name of a Disney princess … taken from the original Brothers Grimm fairytale Sleeping Beauty. More »

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‘Glamour’ Magazine Selects Laverne Cox As Their ‘Woman Of The Year’

Yasssss, mama!

Back in May, Orange is the new Black star Laverne Cox was featured on the cover of Time magazine. This December, Laverne finds that she has been named Glamour magazine‘s Woman of the Year. Not only is Laverne being recognized these days for her work in the hugely successful Netflix original series OITNB, she is also garnering much attention for her work with trans youth and with trans visibility overall. Click below to read some excerpts from Laverne‘s interview with Glamour magazine and check out her beautiful new photo. More »

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Benedict Cumberbatch Is Engaged To Be Married

His parents announced his happy news in 'The Times' newspaper

Bad news, folks … British hottie Benedict Cumberbatch is officially off the market now that he is ENGAGED to be married to his girlfriend-turned-fiancée Sophie Hunter. But there is good news. Benedict and Sophie‘s engagement was made public today by way of a newspaper announcement in today’s issue of The Times in London that was bought by Ben‘s parents. I mean, is that not the cutest thing you’ve ever heard? Click below to see the newspaper announcement and learn more deets about the couple’s engagement. More »

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Kelly Rowland Has Given Birth To Her Baby Boy

Welcome to the world, Titan Jewell

When last we saw Kelly Rowland here on the blog, she was hella pregs and radiant in Elle magazine. Today we learn that she is no longer hella pregs because yesterday she gave birth to her first child, a son she and husband Tim Weatherspoon named Titan Jewell. Altho little Titan was born yesterday afternoon, the proud parents decided to wait until today to share their joyous news with the world. Click below to learn all the known deets about the birth of Kelly‘s baby and read the official statement that the newly extended family released to People magazine. More »

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Iggy Azalea Tops ‘Maxim’ Magazine’s Hot 100 List . . . In Australia (And She’s Not Totally Happy About It)

Congrats, mate!

Now that Iggy Azalea‘s beef with Snoop Dogg has been squashed with an apology from the man himself, Iggy can focus on other things … like the good news that she has been chosen as the Hottest woman by Australian Maxim magazine. Each year, Maxim magazine (both here in the US and abroad) selects a Hot 100 List that ranks women based on their hotness and down under in Oz, Iggy has been chosen as the hottest Aussie woman of all … well, at least for 2014. More »

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Watch: New Kids On The Block Honored With A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

The 2,530th

Congratulations are in order for the OG boyband New Kids on the Block because yesterday they were honored with the 2,530th star on the famed Hollywood Walk of Fame. NKOTB‘s star is located on Hollywood Blvd. between Sycamore and La Brea Ave. and the group was met by a HORDE of fans at yesterday’s ceremony. Click through the gallery to see photos of NKOTB members Jordan Knight, Jonathan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg and Danny Wood (as well as former late night talk show host Arsenio Hall) at yesterday’s unveiling of their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame … then click below to watch video of the entire ceremony. More »

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Malala Yousafzai Becomes The Youngest Winner Of The Nobel Peace Prize

The 17 year old shares this year's award with Kailash Satyarthi

Malala Yousafzai, the young teen who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 and fought her way back to health so that she could be a champion for women’s rights, has just been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize — along with Indian child right’s campaigner Kailash Sayyarthi — which, at 17 years old, makes her the youngest recipient of the Nobel Prize. Malala, currently attending high school in Birmingham, England, was taken out of her classroom earlier today before news of her award was announced. People, this year’s winner of the Nobel Peace Prize is still in high school! Wow. What an inspiration. More »

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