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Alec Baldwin Says Cate Blanchett's Performance In 'Blue Jasmine' Is Oscar-Worthy

8/1/2013 10:11pm EDT
Cate Blanchett
Alec Baldwin is hoping his Blue Jasmine co-star Cate Blanchett lands an Oscar for her role in the film, because her acting skills mesmerized him.

The 30 Rock star says it was a thrill to act opposite her in Woody Allen's latest film, and he think she deserves to at least land her sixth Oscar nomination for her performance.

"To be on a set with someone like Cate, who is probably one of the five greatest movie actresses of her generation, I watch her put herself through that - it was a very, very emotional and kind of idiosyncratic role - and watch her and Woody collaborate. She would do it...
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Ireland Baldwin: 'I Hope All Paparazzi Sit On An Ant Hill With An Open Butthole'

7/26/2013 2:34pm EDT
Ireland Baldwin
Alec Baldwin's model daughter Ireland has unleashed a twitter tirade against the paparazzi after a run-in with a female photographer.

On Thursday, Ireland, who is the actor's daughter with Kim Basinger, spotted one devious snapper attempting to take pictures of her from a distance and took to Twitter to slam her suspicious behavior.

She wrote, "This paparazzi b**ch who was sketchily hiding in a car goes, 'I'm just trying to support my kids'. You don't deserve to even have children... I hope all paparazzi sit on an ant hill with an open butthole."

Baldwin adds, "I've met maybe a few pa...
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10 Celebs We Love to Hate

7/9/2013 11:00am EDT
Keeping Up With the Kardashians
Admit it, you love reading about celebrities, whether they’re A-list actors in amazing films, or certified down-on-their-luck D-listers. And often, they don’t even have to do anything particularly special to earn a little bit of hate from the public. Why love a celebrity who is legitimately talented and a nice person (Tom Hanks?), or hate someone who has done terrible things throughout their career (cough. Chris Brown). No – it’s so much more fun to combine the two. Read up on the celebrities you know you just love to hate.

THE KARDASHIANS

Kim, Khloe and Kourtney stormed into our lives ...
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Gay Rights Activists Call For Capital One Bank To Drop Alec Baldwin From Endorsement Deal

7/8/2013 12:02pm EDT
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin's recent tirade against British newspaper The Daily Mail looks like it won't be going away anytime soon.

The former 30 Rock posted an expletive-filled rant on his Twitter page two weeks ago after Mail writer George Stark wrote an article accusing Baldwin's wife Hilaria of tweeting during pal James Gandolfini's funeral.

Baldwin quickly denied the story, calling Stark a "toxic little queen" and threatening to physically harm him ("I am gonna f**k you up").

Now, gay rights activists have called on credit card giant Capital One Bank to drop Baldwin as its spokesman.

"We urge al...
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Rumor Patrol: Tony Parker Engaged, James Gandolfini Funeral Tweeting, More

6/29/2013 2:07pm EDT
Hilaria Thomas and Alec Baldwin
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Hilaria Thomas Tweeted During James Gandolfini's Funeral: The Daily Mail reported that Alec Baldwin's pregnant wife was busy tweeting during the funeral of late star James Gandolfini. The timestamps of her tweets match up with the time of the funeral service.

Verdict: False. Hilaria's camp responded that she retweeted people who posted at the time of the service, thus the offending timestamps. Alec was...
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Alec Baldwin Apologizes For Using Gay Slurs, Writes Letter To GLAAD

6/29/2013 9:34am EDT
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin has apologized for a Twitter tirade in which he targeted a reporter and used gay slurs.

Earlier this week, the Daily Mail published an article accusing the actor's wife Hilaria of posting on Twitter in the midst of James Gandolfini's funeral. Baldwin denied his wife had been tweeting from the church and slammed the reporter, George Stark, calling him a "toxic little queen" and a "lying little b**ch."

Baldwin also threatened: "I am gonna f**k you up... I want all of my followers and beyond to straighten out this f**king little b**ch."

He added, "My wife DID NOT use her phone...
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Alec Baldwin Flips Out On British Reporter Over Wife's Tweets

6/28/2013 6:44pm EDT
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin has lashed out at Britain's Daily Mail for publishing an article that accused his pregnant wife Hilaria of tweeting during the funeral service for actor James Gandolfini, who died of a heart attack last week, on Thursday.

The former 30 Rock star flipped out and went in a name-calling tirade against the article's author, George Stark, calling him a "lying little b**ch" and threatening to "f**k" him up.

Baldwin began the rant with an eye-for-an-eye post, saying, "Someone wrote that my wife was tweeting at a funeral. Hey. That's not true. But I'm gonna tweet at your funeral."

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'Sopranos' Stars, Friends & Family Attend James Gandolfini's Funeral

6/27/2013 11:36am EDT
The Sopranos
Several stars from "The Sopranos" gathered in New York City on Thursday for the funeral of their former co-star James Gandolfini, who died of a heart attack in Rome, Italy, last Wednesday at age 51.

Edie Falco, Steve Buscemi, Michael Imperioli, Tony Sirico, Dominic Chianese and Aida Turturro were among those photographed at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine.

"30 Rock" star Alec Baldwin and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie also attended the service.

After invited guests arrived, members of the public who wanted to pay their respects were also allowed into the church.

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Alec Baldwin Gets Backlash For Calling Ex-Wife Beautiful

6/10/2013 7:17pm EDT
Alec Baldwin
Last week, celebrity news told us that actor, Alec Baldwin, thinks actress and ex-wife, Kim Basinger, is "one of the most beautiful women that ever lived," and now some married women seem to be in an uproar.  Should Baldwin's current wife, Hilaria Thomas, follow their lead?

On Monday, talk-show host, Wendy Williams, gave her opinion (which lacked all traces of feministic quality, not that she ever professed to be a feminist) as usual on the Baldwin comment.  Baldwin, who had been married to Basinger from 1993-2002 told Access Hollywood that Basinger is "one of the most beautiful women that...
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Ireland Baldwin Opens Up About 'Rude Thoughtless Little Pig' Voicemail Scandal

4/30/2013 4:26pm EDT
Ireland Baldwin
Renowned actor Alec Baldwin's daughter Ireland has defended her decision to follow her parents into the spotlight, insisting she doesn't want to be remembered for her father's infamous voicemail ignominy.

Ireland Baldwin was just 11 years old when she was caught up in a headline-grabbing incident in 2007 when her famous father branded her a "rude thoughtless little pig" in a leaked voicemail message.

The 30 Rock star subsequently admitted he contemplated suicide after the scandal, and now Ireland, 17, has spoken out to declare she wants her newly-launched modeling career to mark a fresh...
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Alec Baldwin's 'Orphans' Wins Over Broadway Critics

4/19/2013 2:01pm EDT
Alec Baldwin
Broadway play Orphans overcame the fallout following Shia LaBeouf's dramatic exit from the production to win over critics on opening night.

The drama starring renowned actor Alec Baldwin, hit headlines before the show hit the stage when The Transformers star left the line-up in February amid a flurry of leaked emails which pointed towards a major clash between cast members. Shia was replaced by Ben Foster and the play opened at New York City's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre as planned on Thursday night.

The show made a major comeback by winning positive reviews from the majority of theatre c...
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Alec Baldwin Not Sure He Has The Personality For A Late Night Talk Show

4/11/2013 6:07pm EDT
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin has responded yesterday's reports that he and NBC are mulling over a late night show for the actor, saying he's not sure he has the personality for it.

NBC is looking for new late night talent with the departure of Jay Leno. Jimmy Fallon is taking the Tonight Show spot, which leaves the Late Night hour open.

Previous reports hinted that Baldwin would be hosting an interview-based show, rather than the classic late night format.

Baldwin, who has worked with NBC for several years on 30 Rock, told The Hollywood Reporter, "It depends on the format and who it was for and what the...
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Alec Baldwin Set For NBC Late Night Talk Show?

4/10/2013 1:04pm EDT
Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas
NBC is talking with Alec Baldwin and is considering adding him to their late-night lineup, sources have confirmed to E! News.

Insiders say "there have been conversations," but there are no deals or offers on the table at the moment. Baldwin has been working with NBC for several years thanks to his role on 30 Rocks plus his Here's The Thing podcast has impressed executives.

"People have been impressed with his radio podcast series and have thought about him for these opportunities," a source said.

NBC is looking for new Late Night talent, with Jay Leno leaving the coveted Tonight Show spo...
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Shia LaBeouf Wants To 'Get Even' With Alec Baldwin

4/3/2013 5:31pm EDT
Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf allegedly wants to "get even" with Alec Baldwin.

The feud between the 26-year-old Transformers star and the 55-year-old former 30 Rock actor is reportedly heating up as Shia is holding a grudge against Alec, who he believes may have gotten him fired from the Broadway production Orphans.

A source close to the young actor told gossip website RadarOnline.com: "Shia just can't let this one go, he's disgusted with Alec for getting him axed from 'Orphans'. He would never dream of whining to a director about a co-stars' performance, which he genuinely believes Alec did.

"Shia think...
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Ireland Baldwin Shows Off In A Tiny Bikini After Landing Modeling Contract

3/31/2013 3:07pm EDT
Ireland Baldwin
Ireland Baldwin, the 17-year-old daughter of former Hollywood couple Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, posted a couple of bikini shots of herself on her Tumblr page this week, showing the reason why she was just signed by two big modeling agencies.

The 6' 2" future model signed on with International Modeling Group (IMG) and Two Management, and earlier this month she Tweeted how ecstatic she was after landing the deals.

"Officially working for @TwoManagement and @IMGmodels !" she wrote. "I'm blessed, happy, and ready to WEEEEERK."

Some of the other big names IMG represents? British supermode...
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Alec Baldwin & Wife Hilaria Are Expecting A Baby Girl

3/8/2013 1:35pm EST
Ale Baldwin & Hilaria Thomas Baldwin
Alec Baldwin, 54, and his wife are expecting a baby girl. During an appearance on “Extra” on Thursday Hilaria Thomas Baldwin, 28, confirmed the news, saying "Alec and I are overjoyed that we are going to be welcoming a little girl into our lives."

The little girl will be the yoga instructor’s first child and the "30 Rock" star's second. He and ex-wife Kim Basinger are parents to 17-year-old Ireland.

The couple joked that Baldwin will be outnumbered in their house, which they also share with two female dogs.

The actor stars in the upcoming comedy "Blue Jasmine" opposite Cate Blanchett and...
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Shia LaBeouf Shares Confidential 'Orphans' Emails With Alec Baldwin

2/21/2013 8:42am EST
Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf has gone public with private emails between his Orphans co-star Alec Baldwin and director Daniel Sullivan in a bid to explain his sudden decision to leave the Broadway show.

The Transformers star was due to make his New York stage debut opposite Baldwin and Tom Sturridge next month but producers revealed on Wednesday that he had dropped out of the production due to "creative differences".

Sharing his side of the story, LaBeouf took to Twitter.com and posted a series of screen shots of email exchanges between himself and others, with email addresses allegedly belonging to Su...
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Alec Baldwin Denies Making Racist Remarks Towards Photographer

2/19/2013 8:16am EST
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin has been accused of calling a New York Post photographer a "coon" and "drug dealer," but the actor is denying the allegations.

He told The Gothamist: "I don't think I've ever uttered a racial epithet to someone in my lifetime."

The actor was crossing the street when G.N. Miller "bumped" into him. Baldwin called the action "deliberate" and that photographers purposely like to bait him. Miller claims Baldwin pushed him in the chest.

In addition, Post reporter Tara Palmeri told police that Baldwin grabbed her arm and told her, "I want you to choke to death."

Irritated by the i...
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New York Senator Malcolm Smith Urges Hollywood To Blacklist Alec Baldwin

2/18/2013 9:41pm EST
Alec Baldwin
New York state senator Malcolm Smith is calling on Hollywood producers to blacklist Alec Baldwin if the alleged racist comments he made to a New York Post photographer on Sunday are true.

Baldwin was approached by a Post reporter and photographer while walking his dogs outside his apartment in New York City Sunday morning and was asked to comment on a recent injury lawsuit filed against his wife, Hilaria; a yoga instructor.

Post reporter Tara Palmeri told police that Bladwin grabbed her arm and told her, "I want you to choke to death."

Baldwin then turned to photographer G.N. Miller and ...
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Alec Baldwin Files Police Complaint After Photographer 'Assault'

2/18/2013 8:09am EST
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin has filed a police complaint against a photographer following a street clash in New York City on Sunday.

The 30 Rock star scuffled with New York Post staff snapper G.N. Miller near the Greenwich Village yoga studio owned by his pregnant wife, Hilaria Thomas.

Police officers were called to the scene and both men filed complaints, while Baldwin also turned to his Twitter.com page to give his side of the story.

He writes, "Thank you to NYPD officers who came to my home today so that I could file a formal complaint against NY Post 'photographer' who assaulted me...

"I wonde...
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Alec Baldwin And Hilaria Thomas Confirm Pregnancy

2/12/2013 5:37pm EST
Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas
Alec Baldwin's TV presenter wife Hilaria Thomas has confirmed reports she is pregnant. 

The yoga teacher went public with the baby news during a pre-taped spot on her news show Extra, which will air later this week. 

She says, "It was a surprise, a wonderful surprise." 

Thomas, who wed the actor last year, reveals she took a pregnancy test without telling her husband. 

Baldwin adds, "There's a scream I heard, which is a scream normally reserved if there's a spider in the house, not exaggerating.  Normally I will be reading a book, we're in the country, it's quiet, some time to really re...
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Alec Baldwin To Auction Off Autographed '30 Rock' Wall

1/31/2013 3:00pm EST
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin is offering one lucky 30 Rock fan the chance to own a piece of TV history from the set of the hit sitcom - he's auctioning off his autographed dressing room wall.

Filming on the TV show's seventh and final season wrapped in New York in December, and the actor is taking part of the backstage area with him to auction off for charity. The winner of the unique lot will also get to meet Baldwin backstage at his new Broadway play Orphans.

The actor states, "Nearly all of 30 Rock's remarkable gallery of well-known guest stars autographed my dressing room wall. That piece of wall c...
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Source: Alec Baldwin's Wife Is Pregnant

1/30/2013 9:33am EST
Alec Baldwin & Hilaria Thomas
Alec Baldwin's wife is expecting, according to In Touch magazine. Sources told the tabloid that Hilaria Thomas is pregnant with the couple's first child.

The couple got married in 2012, and Baldwin has a 17-year-old daughter, Ireland, from his marriage to actress Kim Basinger.

The actor's publicist Matthew Hiltzik has neither confirmed nor denied the rumors. He tweeted: "Our response to baby speculation over the past 18 months has remained the same... when/if Alec & Hilaria have news they want 2 (to) share, they will share it. Until then, no comment."

Baldwin and Thomas attended the Scre...
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Alec Baldwin Almost Quit '30 Rock' Over 'Anemic' Writing

1/17/2013 5:48pm EST
30 Rock
Alec Baldwin considered bowing out of hit TV comedy 30 Rock when he felt the quality of the scripts began to suffer.

The Hollywood star has played TV boss Jack Donaghy since the sitcom began in 2006, but in a new interview Baldwin admits he almost quit after season five because he wasn't happy with 30 Rock's "anemic" writing.

He tells Rolling Stone magazine, "It was a low point. Though even anemic 30 Rock writing is still better than everybody else's writing. I go, 'I'm going to get the f**k out of here, I'm done,' because I'm an employee, I don't have any say. So season five ends, and ...
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Alec Baldwin Downplays His Brother's Arrest

12/7/2012 6:05pm EST
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin has downplayed his brother Stephen's arrest on tax evasion charges, insisting the actor was taken into custody as part of a pre-arranged agreement with New York officials.

The Usual Suspects actor was detained on Thursday over allegations he failed to keep up with tax payments between 2008 and 2010. Baldwin allegedly owes $350,000 and is due back in court in February to face charges of felony tax evasion.

Alec Baldwin explained his sibling's situation during an interview with CNN newsman Piers Morgan on Thursday night, claiming the arrest was pre-planned and his brother has...
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Alec Baldwin Donates $1 Million To His Alma Mater

11/29/2012 7:22pm EST
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin has donated $1 million to a scholarship program at his alma mater.

The 30 Rock star wrote the check out to educators at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where Baldwin graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts in 1994.

The money will be put towards the Alec Baldwin Drama Scholarship Fund, as well as the Talent Identification Process, which provides support to promising students with financial problems.

A statement from the star reads, "At a time when funds for higher education appear to be more difficult than ever to access, it's my great pleasure to d...
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Alec Baldwin's Alleged Stalker Arrested Once Again

11/28/2012 9:20am EST
Alec Baldwin
The woman who is accused of bombarding Alec Baldwin with emails and making unwelcome visits to his New York home after they enjoyed a night out together in 2010 has been arrested again.

On Tuesday, Genevieve Sabourin was handcuffed in court after violating her protection order against the actor and his wife. She reportedly had reached out to the couple on Twitter and was arrested after a hearing at the Manhattan Criminal Court.

In April, Sabourin was taken into custody on suspicion of harassment and stalking charges and was later hit with a restraining order barring her from contacting Ba...
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Alec Baldwin's Alleged Stalker Posts Twitter Tirade

11/9/2012 10:31am EST
Alec Baldwin
A woman accused of stalking Alec Baldwin has publicly appealed for the actor to drop his complaint against her in an emotional rant on Twitter.com.

The 30 Rock star claims he enjoyed a night out with Canadian actress Genevieve Sabourin in 2010 and was subsequently bombarded with emails and unwelcome visits.

She is now facing a number of harassment and stalking charges following her arrest outside Baldwin's New York City home in April, and has been ordered not to contact the star or his new wife Hilaria Thomas.

The two sides are currently trying to reach an out-of-court settlement to a...
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Alleged Stalker Says She Was In Love With Alec Baldwin, Isn't 'Crazy'

10/25/2012 9:43am EDT
Alec Baldwin
The woman accused of stalking Alec Baldwin insists she had a relationship with the actor and was just looking for closure when she was arrested outside of his home.

In April, police took Canadian actress Genevieve Sabourin into custody after she allegedly turned up outside Baldwin's New York City home uninvited.

The "30 Rock Star" claimed he went out with Sabourin one time in 2010, and she bombarded him with emails and unwelcome visits.

Sabourin's legal time tried to get a Manhattan criminal court judge to throw out the charges against her, and now the two parties are trying to reach an ...
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10 Dysfunctional Celebrity Families

10/24/2012 6:00pm EDT
Lindsay & Dina Lohan
Lindsay Lohan and her family seem to make headlines every week these days. The Lohans have a lot of drama in their lives that seemingly gets worse year after year.

Most recently, the actress' father Michael attempted an intervention with his daughter, whom he believes is back on drugs. She called the cops, and her father had to leave her property.

Prior to that incident, Linday and her mother got into a nasty fight that ended in police going to their Long Island family home. Meanwhile, Lindsay's younger sister Ali has been accused of having an eating disorder because of her incredibly ski...
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