A Toast To Dame Elizabeth

Last night David and I braved the rain so that we could grab a drink in West Hollywood so that we could get some fresh air out of the house. We talked about going to a movie but couldn’t decide on what to see so we decided to just go bar hopping instead. We made a pilgrimage to The Abbey in West Hollywood so that we could visit the memorial set up for the late Elizabeth Taylor and drink a toast in her honor. More »

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First Look: Betty White, ‘If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won’t)’

Last August we learned that the amazing Betty White was planning to write two new books and in May one of those books will be made available for sale. If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won’t), which was previously titled Listen!, will go on sale on May 21 and it will offer life lessons learned by Betty in her 89 years of life. Check out the book cover and description below. More »

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Aretha Franklin Cheers On The NY Knicks

Last December we were fearing for the life of Aretha Franklin was it was reported that she had undergone a mysterious surgery. At the time, there were rumors that she was dying from some form of cancer. In January, we were assured that Aretha did NOT have cancer but no details were given about the reason for her surgery. During the 2011 Grammy Awards, Aretha appeared in public and it was clear that she had lost a lot of weight. Last night, she showed up courtside at the NY Knicks basketball game still lookin’ thinner and, well, much better. More »

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Madonna’s Plans To Build A School In Malawi Crash And Burn

In October of 2009, Madonna made her way to Malawi to break ground on the site where the Raising Malawi Academy for Girls was meant to be built. She returned to the site in April of last year to ceremonially lay the foundation of the school, which was meant to open this year. Today we learn that the Academy will NOT open this year because the board of directors for Raising Malawi has been ousted due to financial mismanagement. More »

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A Final Farewell To Elizabeth Taylor

The late Elizabeth Taylor, a legend to the very end, was laid to rest yesterday just one day after she passed away at the age of 79. Per instructions left by Taylor herself, her body did not arrive at yesterday’s funeral services until 15 minutes after the start time … so that she could be fashionably late to her own funeral. How fabulous is she? More »

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Reese Witherspoon & Robert Pattinson Do ‘Entertainment Weekly’ Magazine

Reese Witherspoon, who will become Mrs. Jim Toth tomorrow, and her Water for Elephants co-star Robert Pattinson are featured on the cover of this week’s issue of Entertainment Weekly magazine. The pair are profiled in the mag to promote their new film, due out next month, but also to highlight R. Pattz‘s life outside of The Twilight Saga franchise of films. Check out the cover and a preview of the magazine below. More »

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Lindsay Lohan Is Reportedly Changing Her Name

Troubled starlet Lindsay Lohan is reportedly taking a page from the Cher and Madonna playbook and is considering changing her name … to just Lindsay. According to new statements attributed to Lindsay‘s mother Dina Lohan, L. Lo is planning to drop her last name and go only by her first name. Additionally, Dina reveals that she and her other daughter Aliana Ali Lohan will also be changing their names … they are, apparently, changing their last names from Lohan to Dina‘s maiden name Sullivan. More »

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Justin Bruening Is Cast As Steve Trevor On ‘Wonder Woman’

Former Knight Rider star, Abercrombie & Fitch model and soap opera stud Justin Bruening has been cast as Steve Trevor opposite Adrianne Palicki‘s Diana Prince / Wonder Woman in the upcoming new version of Wonder Woman. As you may know, Bruening was the lead in the short-lived NBC remake of Knight Rider a couple of years ago but, apparently, the network wants to give the guy another shot as Diana Prince‘s love interest in their new WW series. More »

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Britney Spears Schedules An Appearance On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Great news, Britney Spears fans … in addition to making an appearance in Las Vegas, NV tonight, a live performance in San Francisco, CA Sunday and a guest appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show next Monday, our dear Britney has booked an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live next Tuesday night … the very day that her new album Femme Fatale is released in stores. ABC happily issued a press release about Britney‘s appearance on the show, you can read it in full below. More »

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