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Keira Knightley Is Engaged To Her Rocker Beau James Righton

Congrats!

E! News has confirmed today that the British beauty, Keira Knightley is engaged to her rocker boyfriend, James Righton, of the British indie rock band, The Klaxons. Keira and James have been together since 2011 after being introduced by a mutual friend and within weeks became inseparable, moving in together. The two rarely attend celebrity events together, preferring to stay out of the limelight, but are reportedly extremely tight, and are now engaged to be married. Congratulations are in order for these two young lovebirds. More »

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Phillip Phillips Wins 11th Season Of ‘American Idol’

Next Big Idol?

Last night the sexy 21 year old man with the guitar and double name, Phillip Phillips, took home the title of 2012′s American Idol. His unique voice and style ensured he claimed the 11th season win. Phillip accumulated a huge number of fans this season (a lot of young girls who find him adorable), and even though his competitor in the finale, Jessica Sanchez, has a phenomenal voice (and wowed the judges with her rendition of Whitney Houston’s classic hits) ultimately it came down to Phillip who was most loved by America. They announced on last night’s finale that a record number of people voted this season with 132 million votes! Are you happy that Phillip Phillips won? More »

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Marvel Comics Will Feature Its First Same-Sex Marriage

Northstar & Kyle are Gettin' Hitched!

Earlier this week we learned that DC Comics is planning to reintroduce an established comic book character as gay. Today we learn that Marvel Comics is planning a same-sex wedding for one of its already well-established gay characters. Northstar, a member of the X-Men, came out as gay back in 1992. Next month, he will marry his longtime boyfriend Kyle Jinadu in Astonishing X-Men #51. Marvel Comics has enjoyed a long tradition of superhero weddings over the years, so this wedding for Northstar and Kyle comes as no big surprise … er, that is, except for the fact that it will be Marvel‘s first same-sex marriage ever :) More »

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Adam Lambert Becomes The First Out Gay Artist To Top The Billboard Top 200 Album Chart

Woot!

Congratulations are in order for American Idol alum Adam Lambert today because his new album Trespassing has debuted in the #1 spot atop this week’s Billboard magazine Top 200 Album Chart. Not only is this #1 album significant in terms of Adam‘s success but it is also historic in that Lambert is now the first openly gay artist to have the #1 album in the US — ever! Click below to read all the deets about Adam‘s revolutionary and much deserved achievement. More »

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Mark Zuckerberg & Priscilla Chan Got Hitched!

Relationship Status: Married

Wow, it’s been a big week for Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. On Friday, Zuckerberg took Facebook public by offering up shares of the company on the US stock market … and yesterday, completely out of the blue, he and longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan got themselves hitched! Zuckerberg and Chan, who have been dating for 9 years (since they met at Harvard University), managed to keep details of their planned nuptials a complete secret … that is, until the couple tied the knot and then updated their Facebook profiles announcing to the world that they were married. Wow! Click below to see the happy newlywedded couple and read some deets about their nuptials. More »

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President Obama Hosts The MLS Champion LA Galaxy At The White House

Ballers

President Barack Obama invited some guys over to his place today to, you know, talk sports and hang out. The guys were the LA Galaxy, Obama‘s place was The White House and the hang out included formally celebrating the team’s recent 2011 Major League Soccer Championship. The Galaxy presented President Obama with his own jersey and a soccer ball signed by the entire team … Obama presented them with jokes, a few handshakes and a few photos. Not a bad trade-off, I’d say. Check out the fun photos below. More »

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‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ Star Mercedes McNab Got Hitched!

In Perfect Harmony

A couple of weeks ago we learned the happy news that Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel/Dexter star Julie Benz got herself married to Rich Orosco. Today we learn that another Buffyverse alum got herself newly married as well. Actress Mercedes McNab got hitched this past weekend to Mark Henderson in La Pax, Mexico. You Buffy fans should remember that Mercedes played the brilliantly hilarious cheerleader turned vampire Harmony Kendall on both BtVS and Angel. Now, she has a new role … as a married woman :) More »

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Anna Faris And Chris Pratt Are Expecting Their First Baby

Bump Alert

Anna Faris is pregnant with hubby, Chris Pratt and her first child, and due this fall according to a confirmed report by Us Weekly. The couple met on the set of Take Me Home Tonight and got married in July 2009, and have often talked about wanting a big family. Well, they’re off and running. Exciting news for the Faris-Pratt family! Congrats! More »

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Dustin Hoffman Saved A Man Who Had A Heart Attack

What A Hero!

Imagine waking up on the ground only to have a celebrity like Dustin Hoffman standing over you? Well, that is exactly what happened to a London man, Sam Dempster, who suffered a heart attack and collapsed while jogging in London’s Hyde Park. Dustin came across the man, called the ambulance and waited by his side until paramedics arrived. Ah, what a hero. More »

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Justin Bieber Has Passed His High School Exams

Graduated! Congrats!

Justin Bieber turned 18 a few months ago, and got a $100,000 car as a present, and now he has hit another major milestone -he has graduated from high school. In between his hectic schedule of touring, recording and promoting, he has been working to complete his final year at school. Today we have learned that Biebs is a graduate. His girlfriend, Selena Gomez, graduated from high school in 2010, but Justin revealed that his main source of inspiration for completing school education was his mother. More »

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