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  • Oprah Winfrey Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree

    Posted Jun 26th 2011 at 09:11 AM by Christine Fenno

    Call her Dr. Oprah Winfrey! On Friday, the media mogul visited South Africa, where she was given an honorary doctorate degree in education from the University of the Free State. The talk-show queen, who wrapped the 25th and final season of her legendary daytime series in May, dressed in formal cap and gown for the affair. Guests in attendance report that she was moved to tears while on stage...

  • Prince William and Kate at Military Ceremony

    Posted Jun 25th 2011 at 10:43 AM by Christine Fenno

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a formal military ceremony in Windsor, England, on Saturday morning to award medals to soldiers of the Irish Guards for their service in Afghanistan. Back in April, of course, Prince William wore the distinctive red uniform of the Irish Guards when he married Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey. As part of this weekend's military parade, the newlywe...

  • Liv Tyler Glows About Dad; Talks Religion, 'Hobbit' and That Overbite

    Posted Jun 24th 2011 at 09:18 PM by Nicki Gostin

    Oh, to be Liv Tyler. She's gorgeous, has a career as eclectic as you can get in showbiz and her dad has somehow gotten famous-er at an age when most men his age are pumping the breaks. The 33-year-old single mom (she and Royston Langdon split in 2008) stole hearts early in her career, beginning with 'Empire Records,' and has sprinkled monster blockbusters ('Lord of the Rings') with smaller fare ...

  • Supreme Court Rules Against Anna Nicole Smith Estate

    Posted Jun 24th 2011 at 10:01 AM by Marc Schneider

    The long, sad, and convoluted saga of Anna Nicole Smith versus the estate of her late husband is over. The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against Smith's estate, which long-argued that she was promised $300 million dollars from oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall, who married the bombshell model when he was 89 to her 26 years. Marshall's will gave his $1.6 billion fortune to his son, and the high court...

  • 'How To Succeed' Stagehand Found Dead of Possible Overdose

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011 at 01:30 PM by Marc Schneider

    The Daniel Radcliffe-starring musical 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' will go on with the show Thursday night, a day after their 100th performance was canceled after a stagehand was found dead backstage at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. A 29-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was found dead right before the curtain was about to rise on the hit show, which features a ...

  • Hugh Hefner Plots TV Special About Getting Dumped

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011 at 10:36 AM by Marc Schneider

    It didn't take long for Hugh Hefner to move on after getting dumped by Crystal Harris -- he now calls Anna Sophia Berglund his "best girl" -- and the Playboy publisher has announced he's carrying on with a Lifetime special about the wedding, only now instead of witnessing "I Do's," viewers will watch an 85-year-old man get left by a woman 60 years his junior. "The marriage special planned for...

  • Lauren Conrad to Write for Forbes

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011 at 10:15 AM by Kelly Fisher

    Lauren Conrad already has reality TV, a clothing line and a hit book series under her belt, and now she can add 'magazine writer' to her resume. The former 'Hills' star has been tapped as a guest contributor for Forbes' Lifestyle section and will write a series of articles over the next several months. Conrad's partnership with Forbes will take readers on a "four-month exploration of the fashio...

  • Expert: Roger Ebert's Own Ailments May Have Desensitized Him

    Posted Jun 21st 2011 at 10:34 PM by Jo Piazza

    Roger Ebert's own battle with a life-threatening disease may have desensitized him to the pain of others, psychologists tell PopEater a day after the famed film critic came under fire for a comment about the death of 'Jackass' star Ryan Dunn. "People who have survived numerous hardships and tragedies as Roger has, often times are either extremely sensitive to the pain and tragedy of others, o...

  • Prince Albert to Satiate Royal Wedding Addicts

    Posted Jun 21st 2011 at 08:27 PM by Nicki Gostin

    If you're experiencing Royal Wedding withdrawal symptoms, fear not. On July 2 Prince Albert of Monaco will finally be tying the knot. The 53-year-old playboy prince, who has been linked to a long list of models and actresses like Claudia Schiffer, Angie Everhart and Brooke Shields, is settling down with Charlene Wittstock, a willowy blonde who swam for South Africa at the Sydney Olympics. The two ...

  • Jonathan Demme: Hollywood Is Out of Control

    Posted Jun 21st 2011 at 10:00 AM by Jo Piazza

    Director Jonathan Demme is a pretty big deal in Hollywood. In the 1990s he was an even bigger deal when he consistently pumped out awards bait like 'Silence of the Lambs,' 'Philadelphia' and 'Beloved.' These days he prefers to focus on independent flicks and self-financed documentaries about such high-minded fare as Hurricane Katrina, Haiti and Neil Young. His move away from the big screen smash h...

  • Joss Stone 'Fine' After Kidnap Plot; Talks New Album and Cupcake Therapy

    Posted Jun 21st 2011 at 09:31 AM by Nicki Gostin

    Joss Stone has a new album coming out July 26 called 'LP1,' but unfortunately she's been in the news this week for something rather disturbing and unsavory. Two men were arrested outside her home for allegedly plotting to rob and kidnap the vivacious 24-year-old singer. Although she was instructed not to discuss details by the police, Stone did tell us that she's "fine" and sounded rather blase ...

  • 'Nurse Jackie' Star Peter Facinelli a 'Reformed Guido'

    Posted Jun 20th 2011 at 11:00 PM by Nicki Gostin

    Peter Facinelli has just wrapped another season of 'Nurse Jackie' and oh yeah, he also filmed a couple sequels to a series called 'Twilight.' Heard of it? The 37-year-old Queens native is married to Jennie Garth and together they have three impossibly cute daughters ... who never get fazed by dad's famous friends (including Rob Pattinson). In our chat, Facinelli talks about his successful career...

  • From Rollergirl to Wacky Aunts: Heather Graham Talks Long Career

    Posted Jun 20th 2011 at 09:11 AM by Nicki Gostin

    In 'Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer,' Heather Graham plays the wacky but way-cool Aunt Opal, helping the mussed-up haired title character in a special quest. The 41-year-old star's journey in Hollywood has also been pretty quirk filled, and she's been working non-stop for what seems like an eternity, popping up in 'Growing Pains' in 1987 and then a long string of films from 'Drugstore Cowboy,...

  • Has Tracy Morgan 'Gone Overboard' With the Apologies?

    Posted Jun 20th 2011 at 08:13 AM by Rob Shuter

    Ever since Tracy Morgan shocked fans with a homophobic rant during a stand-up show in Nashville earlier this month, the '30 Rock' star has been trying to make amends. Really trying to make amends. He has partnered with the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) in its efforts to combat anti-gay bullying, visited homeless gay youth, and even met with Elke Kennedy, whose 20-year-...

  • Kristin Chenoweth on Frosty Causes, 'Glee' and Being a 'Good Christian Belle'

    Posted Jun 18th 2011 at 03:00 PM by Rae Votta

    The multi-talented Kristin Chenoweth took time away from her busy schedule this week to visit New York to co-host 'Live! With Regis and Kelly' as well as support Wendy's and their fifth annual Father's Day Frosty Weekend (June 18-19) where 50 cents from every Frosty sold benefits the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. We chatted with Chenoweth about the campaign, plus her role on 'Glee,' her upc...


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