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Neil Patrick Harris Wants To Slow Down In The New Year

1/1/2015 9:05am EST
Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris vows to spend more time with his family in the new year after coming off an extremely busy 2014. The actor made two films, completed the final season of "How I Met Your Mother," performed on Broadway, launched his biography, and married long-time partner David Burtka.

Harris opened up about one particularly crazy day, telling Entertainment Weekly: "I was finishing How I Met Your Mother, in rehearsals to perform Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, and filming back-to-back feature films. I remember one day where, after rehearsal as ladies man Barney Stinson on HIMYM, I...

The Top Celebrity Weddings Of 2014

12/20/2014 7:00pm EST
The Top 8 Celebrity Weddings Of 2014
The top 8 celebrity weddings of 2014 all seemed to have one thing in common; most of the nuptials were not held on U.S. soil! Only a handful of stars tied the knot in the United States, with most opting for more elaborate settings such as France and Italy.

While it's always a game of chance when a celebrity ties the knot, lets hope that the following couples can make it last, at least until their first anniversary!

Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson, July 5

The lovebirds were a couple for several years and became the parents of children Maxwell and Ace before tying the knot. The bride as...

Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka To Appear On 'American Horror Story'

10/30/2014 10:29am EDT
Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka To Appear On 'American Horror
Neil Patrick Harris and his husband David Burtka will guest star on "American Horror Story: Freak Show."

Harris will play a chameleon salesman on the final two episodes of the season, while Burtka will appear on the season finale alongside Jessica Lange, according to

Several months ago Harris revealed that he wrote a letter to the show's creator, Ryan Murphy, asking for a role in the popular FX series.

The pair have worked together on "Glee," for which Harris won a 2010 Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.

It's been a busy year for Harris and he isn't s...

Neil Patrick Harris Weds Longtime Partner, Fran Drescher Marries Inventor & George Clooney Reveals Wedding Location

9/8/2014 3:07pm EDT
Neil Patrick Harris Weds Longtime Partner, Fran Drescher Marries
September is a busy month for weddings. Neil Patrick Harris married his long-term partner David Burtka in Italy over the weekend.

The former "How I Met Your Mother" star revealed the news on Twitter on Monday. He posted a photo of the couple at the ceremony with the caption: "Guess what? David Burtka and I got married over the weekend. In Italy. Yup, we put the 'n' and 'd' in 'husband.'"

The newlyweds wore Tom Ford tuxedos for the ceremony, which was officiated by "How I Met Your Mother" producer/director Pam Fryman, according to E! News. Longtime pal Elton John reportedly performed at ...

Celebrities With Twin Children

5/8/2014 3:00am EDT
Celebrities With Twin Children
Twins are all the rage these days. Tennis star Roger Federer recently welcomed his second set of twins, sons Lenny and Leo, with his wife Mirka. The couple had identical daughters Myla and Charlene in summer 2009, three months after they wed.

Acting couple Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthrew Broderick had twin daughters Marion and Tabitha via a surrogate in 2009. The actress told ELLE that year: "I loved them immediately, but everything - their size, the shape of their heads, the color of their hair, their noses, their eyes - was new to me. They looked surprisingly different from (son) James...

Fashion Fails: Kim Kardashian, Adam Lambert, More

4/27/2014 7:03pm EDT
Fashion Fails: Kim Kardashian, Adam Lambert, More
It's Fashion Fail Time! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion: the fails!

Kim Kardashian's outfit might look fine from the front, but wait until you see her behind in this crumpled dress. Media outlets called it a "deflated football," and we'd have to agree. Time to reconsider your fashion, Kim! Here are more of this week's fails:

Giuliana Rancic & Other Celebrities Who Used Surrogate Mothers

8/30/2012 5:00pm EDT
Giuliana & Bill Rancic
Congratulations to Giuliana Rancic and her husband Bill, who welcomed baby Edward on Wednesday via a surrogate mother.

The television personality had been trying for years to get pregnant and even miscarried in 2010. Then she battled breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy. Not giving up hope, she sought help to bring a baby into the world. The couple is the baby's biological parents, and Giuliana has been very open about her journey towards motherhood.

She's the not the only celebrity who has needed help expanding his or her brood. It can cost anywhere between $25,000 to $80,000 ...

Elton John & Neil Patrick Harris Vacation With Their Partners & Kids In France

8/2/2012 3:00pm EDT
Elton John, Neil Patrick Harris
We spotted Elton John and his husband David Furnish hanging out with Neil Patrick Harris and his partner David Burtka in Saint Tropez, France, today.

Elton and David pushed their son Zachary in a stroller while Neil pushed his twins Gideon and Harper with his partner David. The happy families were smiling as they enjoyed their vacation seaside in the famous French riviera city.

Elton and David are reportedly expecting another child. The rumor is the couple is using the same surrogate who carried Zachary, and she is already carrying a baby brother or sister.

Harris recently confessed he k...

Neil Patrick Harris In Trouble For Allowing 1-Year-Old To Play The Slots

3/2/2012 8:42am EST
Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris was threatened with a $10,000 fine after his one-year-old daughter was caught playing a slot machine during a recent family trip to Las Vegas.

The "How I Met Your Mother" star jetted to Sin City with his partner David Burtka and their 17-month-old twins Harper and Gideon for a small vacation.

But the funnyman admits he probably shouldn't have taken the tots to the casino - because Burtka almost ended up in jail.

During an appearance on "The Late Show With David Letterman," he explained, "I thought Vegas would be fun for little kids. To see all the lights, the blinking...

MTV Can't 'Punk' Neil Patrick Harris

1/30/2012 2:00pm EST
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
Punk'd has a good track record of successfully tricking celebrities, but Neil Patrick Harris apparently caught on to a recent attempt by the revived MTV show.

Although the messages have since been deleted (perhaps to keep the failure a secret), NPH tweeted "Rock climbing with @Davidburtka today. Chill Sunday fun." Maybe his partner was in on the prank?

Later on, however, he messaged his fans with "So the rock climbing was a ruse to try and have me Punk'd. Nice try, MTV. It'll take more than a live bear destroying my car to fool NPH."

It's not the first time a prank has failed. Wrestler...

Neil Patrick Harris' Better Half: 'We Don't Want To Be The Poster Boys For Gay Relationships'

1/18/2012 3:00pm EST
Neil Patrick Harris in Out magazine
OUT magazine’s annual “Love Issue” provides first-person accounts of gay relationships and gay families. The magazine highlights 26 diverse gay relationships and families to inspire. OUT’s subjects relay their stories in their own words. This year’s “Love Issue” begins with the story of cover stars Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka, who share their personal love story with readers.

“There’s something kinetic about him and his being. He’s classically sexy, yet he’s very much a boy in his energy. It’s a great dynamic,” Harris writes of Burtka. “When I see people who are equally attractive...

NPH's Partner David Burtka To Be Correspondent For E! News

12/6/2011 8:31am EST
David Burtka
Neil Patrick Harris won't be the only TV star in his family next year - his partner David Burtka has landed a reporting role on E! Network.

The How I Met Your Mother actor has twins with his longtime boyfriend, who quit acting to become a chef in 2009.

Burtka will now make a return to the spotlight as a red carpet correspondent on E! News, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

He will start his new role in January.

'How I Met Your Mother' Writers Helped Neil Patrick Harris With Obama Speech

7/30/2011 12:30pm EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris enlisted the help of writers behind his hit sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" to help him raise a few laughs as the host of a political fundraiser attended by President Barack Obama.

Earlier this year, the star was asked to emcee an event for America's Democratic National Committee in honor of Obama.

He was given a pre-prepared speech to deliver, but Harris admits he was petrified about speaking to a room full of such powerful people, so he turned to his TV writing team to help turn the mundane script into something fun to ease his nerves.

He explains, "What are you supp...

Neil Patrick Harris: 'We're Certainly Not Planning A Wedding'

7/27/2011 8:35am EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris has played down reports he's preparing to wed his fiance now same-sex marriage has been legalized in New York, insisting the couple has "no plans" to exchange vows.

The How I Met Your Mother star revealed his engagement to his boyfriend of five years, David Burtka, last month, as gay campaigners celebrated the passing of the new legislation in the Big Apple.

But, during an appearance on U.S. talk show Watch What Happens Live on Monday, Harris admitted they are happy to keep the status of their relationship as it is, instead of taking advantage of the new ruling, which ...

In Honor Of Father's Day: Ten Hot Celebrity Dads

6/18/2011 10:00am EDT
President Obama
In honor of Father’s Day on June 19, we're counting down the Hottest Celebrity Dads.

President Barack Obama

Whether you’re are a republican, a democrat or an independent, there is no denying that President Barack Obama, father to Malia, 12, and Sasha, 10, is the dapperest of dads. Whether he’s wearing power suits on Air Force One or rocking dad jeans at a Wizards game, the First Father always makes me proud to be an American.

Eddie Cibrian

I was a fan of the ridiculously hot Eddie Cibrian and his dimples years before his new wife, LeAnn Rimes, stopped singing…and eating. It star...

Gay Celebrities Who Are Out And Proud!

6/14/2011 10:00am EDT
Times really have changed in the media in terms of being proud and loud about sexuality. From the controversial episode of Ellen where she shouted out that she was gay, to the countless series today with gay characters as the stars. In honor of Gay Pride Month, we took a look at a few celebrities who are out and proud.

Cute couple, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi weren’t shy about their love when they exchanged vows three years ago. Ellen told People magazine on that day, "What can I say? I'm the luckiest girl in the world," says DeGeneres. "She's officially off the market. No one e...