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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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‘The Avengers’ Sets A New Opening Weekend Box Office Record

$200+ Million Dollars in 3 Days

Pretty much everyone expected The Avengers to do very well at the box office but early in the week, there was talk that the film might enjoy the biggest US opening weekend box office of all time. All across the country, fans lined up at movie theaters in every city to see the “biggest superhero film of all time”. Today we learn that, yes, The Avengers did very well at the box office … and yes, the film enjoyed the biggest opening weekend ever … taking in over $200 million dollars in just 3 days. More »

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Julie Benz & Rich Orosco Got Hitched!

Congrats to Our Fave 'Buffy'/'Angel'/'Dexter' Star!

Back in June of last year, after a four year courtship, we learned that actress Julie Benz got herself engaged to be married to her longtime beau Rich Orosco. Yesterday, the pair said their I Dos and got themselves hitched here in SoCal. Julie, as you should be WELL aware, played Darla the vampire on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel as well as Rita Morgan on Dexter (among other fabulous TV and movie roles) … so I’ve got MAD love for the lady. Julie‘s former Buffyverse co-star and real life BFF Charisma Carpenter (Cordelia Chase on BtVS and Angel) was in attendance at Julie and Rich‘s wedding (actually, I think she was IN the wedding) and she posted a few photos from yesterday’s nuptials to her official Twitter profile. Click below to see some of those photos. More »

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For Real This Time

The TV Guide

Last night David and I met up with our newlywed friends Emma and Josh for a post wedding pow wow. It turns out that other members of the couple’s wedding party were in attendance last night as well … because we all had another wedding to attend. Emma and Josh got their marriage license here in California and were married in Mexico last weekend but … technically, their wedding wouldn’t be legal until they had a ceremony here in the US. So, after a delicious dinner we all convened afterward for a quickie, legal wedding ceremony :D More »

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Scarlett Johansson Gets A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

The 2,470th

Scarlett Johansson, star of stage and screen, was honored here in SoCal yesterday on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Scarlett was presented with the 2,470th star on the Walk of Fame in front of family, friends and fans. As you may know, ScarJo stars in the blockbuster superhero film The Avengers, which opens in theaters tomorrow, so her WoF ceremony yesterday was perfectly timed to promote. Click below to see some photos from yesterday’s ceremony. More »

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