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Celebrities With Royal Blood

September 17th, 2014 11:12am EDT
Celebrities With Royal Blood
There's Hollywood royalty, and then there's the blue blood ancestry that neither talent (nor money) can buy.

Angelina Jolie was born in Los Angeles, Calif., to actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. The "Malificent" star's maternal grandfather was French Canadian, while her maternal grandmother was Dutch and German.

It's believed that Jolie is related, on her mother's side, to French King Philip II, known as Philip Augustus. He ruled from 1180 to 1223. Philip transformed France from a small feudal state into the wealthiest and most powerful country in Europe.

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14 Infamous Celebrity Sex Legends

July 12th, 2014 10:00am EDT
14 Infamous Celebrity Sex Legends
Some celebrities are famous for their movies, philanthropy and overall contribution to their craft. Then there are some whose external private activities supersede their dedication to their craft and become their main story. These celebrity sex legends have become known in the press for their prowess and problems in the bedroom. Many regret their actions while some glorify in them. One way to keep the press at bay about your private activities, don't make them public! Here are 14 of the most infamous celebrity sex legends of all time.

1. John Mayer

Music's most notorious womanizer may...
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10 Insanely Expensive Celebrity Weddings

May 23rd, 2014 8:00pm EDT
10 Insanely Expensive Celebrity Weddings
Celebrities love to splurge on weddings, even if it's their second (or third) time around. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are tying the knot this weekend and are sparing no expense for their French and Italian nuptials.

It's been rumored that the "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star will make up to $21 million from her wedding from photos and video taken for her popular E! series. It's entirely conceivable she and Kanye will actually profit from the affair.

They aren't the only ones who've spent a ton of money on their wedding.

In 2012, singer Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel reported...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Last Vegas'

January 31st, 2014 11:10am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Last Vegas'
Can you do one last hurrah in Vegas even in your elder years? We’re looking to see as we check out the new to Blu-ray title "Last Vegas" out now from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The booze and Bengay gets used and reviewed below!

Title: "Last Vegas"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Kevin Kline

Director: Jon Turteltaub

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 105 minutes

Release Company: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Website: www.sonypictures.com/bluray

The Flick: Even for a flick about a Vegas bachelor party involving elder gents, "Last Vegas" does have a s...
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Michael Douglas Honored With UNICEF Award

January 15th, 2014 2:35pm EST
Michael Douglas
On Tuesday, Michael Douglas was honored by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in recognition of his long-running crusade for the disarmament of nuclear weapons.
 
The renowned actor, who has been a United Nations Messenger of Peace since 1998, received the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Peace Award to mark his determined effort to have the bombs eliminated.

After taking to the podium at the UNICEF Ball in Beverly Hills, Douglas noted how the first atomic weapon hit Hiroshima, Japan a year after his birth in 1944.

He told the star-studded crowd, "I was born in 1944, one year before th...
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Michael Douglas To Play Hank Pym In Marvel's 'Ant-Man'

January 14th, 2014 9:35am EST
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas has been tapped to play scientist Hank Pym in the upcoming adaptation of Marvel comics' "Ant-Man."

Douglas, fresh of his Golden Globes win for Behind the Candelabra, is set to join Paul Rudd, who plays the title superhero and his alter-ego Scott Lang, in the film.

"With Hank Pym's rich history in the Marvel Universe, we knew we needed an actor capable of bringing the weight and stature to the role that the character deserves," said Marvel president Kevin Feige in a statement on the official Marvel Studios website. "We felt incredibly relieved when Michael Douglas agreed to...
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Alfonso Cuaron Wanted To Give Sandra Bullock Herpes And Other Memorable Quotes From The Golden Globes

January 13th, 2014 8:50pm EST
Sandra Bullock Golden Globes
Sunday night's Golden Globe awards ceremony was full of hilarious and memorable one-liners from the show's hosts, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, along with award presenters and recipients.

One of the funnier moments came when Alfonso Cuaron accepted the Best Director award for his film Gravity, during which he thanked Sandra Bullock for not quitting the film when he told her he was going to give her an STD.

"Sandra, you are the most amazing collaborator," Cuaron said, "I want to thank you for not quitting when you thought that I had told you, 'Sandra, I am going to give you herpes,' when I rea...
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Top Celebrity Break-Ups & Divorces Of 2013

December 28th, 2013 6:00pm EST
Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta-Jones
2013 was chock full of celebrity break-ups, divorces, and even reconciliations.

Michael Douglas, 69 and his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, 44, took a temporary "break" from their 13-year marriage in August. They had their doubters when they wed due to their vast age difference but proved people wrong after staying together for more than a decade - a triumph in Hollywood.

In November, Douglas told reporters, "I hope to resolve my marriage in a positive fashion."

We're not sure what that means - have a peaceful divorce? Get back together? Who knows.

Check out other stars that split up (and so...
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Michael Douglas Was Too Angry At Doctors To Die From Cancer

September 5th, 2013 11:54am EDT
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas proclaims he was "too p***ed off" at his doctors to die from cancer.

In 2010, Douglas was diagnosed with throat cancer and because it wasn't spotted until its later stages he had to undergo an intense course of treatment, but he claims he was too upset with his doctors to let himself die.

Behind the Candelabra actor, who was given the all-clear in 2011 - told GQ magazine: "I wasn't scared of dying, probably because I was too p****d off with at all the physicians."

Pointless to say, Michael's doctor was fired for missing the cancer for so long. He added: "He'd missed it fo...
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Emma Watson, Michael Douglas, Justin Timberlake, More Attend GQ Men Of The Year Awards - See Pics!

September 4th, 2013 2:00pm EDT
Emma Watson
Michael Douglas was crowned "Legend of the Year" at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in London on Tuesday night. He was joined by several other honorees, including Emma Watson, Elton John and Simon Pegg.

Douglas, who annouced last week that he and wife Catherine Zeta-Jones were separated, appeared solo at the event at the Royal Opera House.

Samuel L. Jackson presented Douglas with the award after flying in from the Venice Film Festival in Italy.

Former "Harry Potter" star Watson received the Woman of the Year award and jokingly told the audience: "Given the perilousness in the journey from ...
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Michael Douglas Says He & Catherine-Zeta Jones Are 'Fine'

September 3rd, 2013 12:49pm EDT
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are currently separated, but the actor told the press at the Berlin Film Festival in Germany over the weekend that the couple is "fine."

Last week news broke that the A-list couple have parted ways - at least temporarily.  The star, 68, and his actress wife, 43, announced on Wednesday that they are "taking some time apart" to work on their marriage.

Douglas, who is promoting his HBO film "Behind The Candelabra" at the film festival explained: "My wife and I are fine. We take a temporary separation, but the press, it gives you stuff to write about."...
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Michael Douglas And Catherine Zeta-Jones Separate

September 1st, 2013 9:00am EDT
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones
After nearly 13 years of marriage, A-List spouses Michael Douglas, 68, and Catherine Zeta-Jones, 43, one of Hollywood’s most powerful and admired couples, have decided to take time apart. Insiders explain in this week’s issue of PEOPLE the reason for the sad separation, what went wrong, and what’s next. “Michael and Catherine love each other very much, [but] they’re taking a break,” says one close confidant. Neither has yet made a move toward a legal separation or divorce. Says the confidant: “No legal people are involved whatsoever.”

For years Douglas and Zeta-Jones – with their his-and-h...
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Catherine-Zeta Jones & Michael Douglas Separate

August 28th, 2013 1:00pm EDT
Catherine-Zeta Jones & Michael Douglas
Catherine-Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas are reportedly "taking a break" in their relationship. But they haven't moved toward a legal separation or filed for divorce.

The couple, who wed 13 years ago and have two children, haven't been photographed together since April. They've been attending red carpet events by themselves (Zeta-Jones promoted "Red 2" solo, for example).

The pair has also been spending their vacations separately - Douglas is currently on a yacht off the coast of Sardinia while Zeta-Jones is home in New York City.

According to People magazine, the A-list duo has decided ...
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The Morning Roundup: Michael Douglas And Catherine Zeta-Jones Split, Matthew McConaughey's Oscar-Worthy Role

August 28th, 2013 10:00am EDT
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have reportedly split. The couple are reportedly taking a break" from each other for now and neither have filed any legal documents to end their marriage. (More at TMZ)

Canadian singer Michael Buble and his wife, model Luisana Lopilato, welcomed their first child in the wee hours of Tuesday morning. The singer posted an adorable photo of his family on Instagram to announce the good news. (story)

Lamar Odom has returned home after six days of hiding. The NBA star was kicked out of his home by wife Khloe Kardashian over his refusal to go to rehab for...
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Emmy Nominations: 'American Horror Story' Gets 17 Noms, Netflix's 'House Of Cards' Also Dominates

July 18th, 2013 10:01am EDT
House of Cards
After picking up nine nominations, Kevin Spacey's Netflix series "House Of Cards" will be a big contender at the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards. The political thriller was recognized in the Outstanding Drama Series category and picked up dramatic acting nominations for its leads, Spacey and Robin Wright. It received a total of nine nominations.

The Netflix series will be facing stiff competition from last year's big winners "Homeland" and "Breaking Bad" as well as "Mad Men", "Game of Thrones" and "Downton Abbey."

In the lead actor category, Spacey will face off against "Homeland's" Damian Lew...
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Cameron Douglas Writes From Prison, Criticizes Criminalization of Addiction

June 20th, 2013 8:56am EDT
Cameron Douglas
The son of actor Michael Douglas spoke from behind bars to condemn the way our criminal justice system treats drug addicts like him.

Last week, Cameron Douglas – who is serving a nine-and-a-half-year sentence for drug law violations – wrote a stinging op-ed that was published and picked up by hundreds of media sources.  Douglas, son of actor Michael Douglas, offered a compelling critique of the U.S. justice system and the way it harshly punishes people who are struggling with drug addiction.

Douglas wrote that he "seem(s) to be trapped in a vicious cycle of relapse and repeat, as most add...
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'Breaking Bad' & 'The Big Bang Theory' Rule Critics' Choice Television Awards - See Photos & Winners

June 11th, 2013 9:09am EDT
Kaley Cuoco
"Breaking Bad" and "The Big Bang Theory" won big at Monday night's Critics' Choice Television Awards, winning Best Drama Series and Best Comedy Series, respectively.  "Game Of Thrones" was also crowned best drama, sharing the title with the AMC series.

"Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston, who plays drug-dealing chemistry teacher Walter White, won the Best Actor in a Drama Series trophy. Tatiana Maslany won Best Actress in a Drama for her role in BBC's sci-fi hit "Orphan Black."

"Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco (pictured above) won Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy, sharing the accolade...
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Michael Douglas Vows To Fight For Overhaul Of US Legal System

June 10th, 2013 3:32pm EDT
Cameron Douglas
In a recent interview in Britain's Event Magazine, academy award winning actor Michael Douglas vowed to fight for a complete overhaul of America's legal system. This comes on the heels of his son Cameron losing his appeal, and affirming his nine and a half year sentence for drug charges.

The story of Cameron Douglas is a sad one. Last April, the  U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld his conviction and refused to overturn it after he was caught with a small amount of drugs for personal use while in prison. Cameron is likely to stay in prison until the year 2018. In January of 2010, Southern...
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Oral Sex Did Not Cause Michael Douglas's Throat Cancer, According To Rep

June 4th, 2013 12:34pm EDT
Michael Douglas
A representative of actor Michael Douglas has spoken out to clarify the star's comments in a recent interview with Britain's The Guardian newspaper, saying that the actor's quotes about developing throat cancer were misconstrued.

Douglas said that he originally thought the cancer was brought on by the stress of his son Cameron's drug conviction in 2010; and he discounted his past years of drinking and smoking as the cause.

"Without wanting to get too specific, this particular cancer is caused by HPV (human paillomavirus), which actually comes about from cunnilingus... I mean, I did worry ...
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The Morning Roundup: A Very Bloody 'Game Of Thrones,' Michael Douglas On Oral Sex, Amanda Bynes Kicked Out

June 4th, 2013 10:41am EDT
Game of Thrones
"Game of Thrones" shocked viewers Sunday night (the ones who haven't read the books) in season 3's penultimate episode, "The Rains of Castamere." The episode's title was named for the show's Lannister family, whose current patriarch, Lord Tywin, once crushed an uprising from two allies, House Tarbeck and House Reyne. Tywin left both houses in ruin, destroying them entirely and sending a message to everyone in the realm that you don't mess with the Lannisters. The song "The Rains of Castamere" was written as a tribute to the event and became synonymous with the family. So when it plays somew...
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Michael Douglas Reveals Throat Cancer Caused By Performing Oral Sex On Numerous Women

June 3rd, 2013 7:44pm EDT
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas has blamed his 2010 battle with throat cancer on oral sex.

The Behind the Candelabra star revealed in a new interview with London's The Guardian that orally pleasuring numerous women during his promiscuous past led him to contract the HPV (human papillomavirus).

Douglas originally thought the stress of his son Cameron's court battle over heroin possession and meth dealing -- ultimately landing him a five year prison sentence (later doubled for smuggling drugs into prison), had contributed to the development of the cancer.

"Without wanting to get too specific, this particu...
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Health Experts Praise Michael Douglas For His Oral Cancer Revelation

June 3rd, 2013 7:20pm EDT
Michael Douglas
Health experts have commended Michael Douglas for speaking out about link between throat cancer and oral sex.

The 68 year-old actor, who endured a six-month battle with the illness, hit headlines over the weekend when he voiced his belief that his cancer was caused by HPV, the human papillomavirus, which can be contracted through oral sex.

The Behind The Candelabra star told Britain's The Guardian newspaper, "Without wanting to get too specific, this particular cancer is caused by HPV, which actually comes about from cunnilingus... I mean, I did worry if the stress caused by my son's inc...
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Michael Douglas Blames Throat Cancer On HPV Contracted Through Oral Sex

June 3rd, 2013 11:20am EDT
Michael Douglas
Actor Michael Douglas isn't shy about his sexual history. The actor opened up for a recent interview to promote his new HBO film, Behind the Candelabra, with Britain's The Guardian, revealing the source of his 2010 battle with throat cancer.

Douglas originally thought that the stress from his son Cameron's court trials and ultimate five year prison sentence for heroin possession and methamphetamine & cocaine dealing was what brought on the cancer, but he has since discovered that the cancer was actually caused by HPV (human papillomavirus), which he contracted through oral sex.

Asked if h...
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Sparks Fly Between Matt Damon And Michael Douglas In 'Behind The Candelabra' Trailer

April 8th, 2013 4:07pm EDT
Behind the Candelabra
Finally, the first trailer for Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra has arrived to give us a peek at the film centered on the singer's relationship with Scott Thorson.

Matt Damon will be playing Thorson, who met Liberace (played by Michael Douglas), when he was 16 and became his companion at 17. In the late 70s, Thorson would drive Liberace on stage during his Las Vegas performances in a Rolls-Royce in a garish driver's uniform.

The 42 year-old Damon doesn't look like a teenager, but things get really creepy when he's convinced to go under the knife for plastic surgery to look like Lib...
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Oscars Red Carpet: Hear From George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Quvenzhane Wallis & More

February 25th, 2013 4:00pm EST
Catherine Zeta-Jones, arrives for The Oscars
For the third year in a row, Starpulse was on the red carpet and talking to all of the celebs as they strolled by in their designer couture gowns.  The pace was fast and furious as stars wizzed by to get into place for their performances and presenting duties. Sometimes it was difficult to get grab them, but even if we shouted a question or two, most of them graciously answered.

Our team this year grew to three people, with the addition of our production assistant, who tweeted and added photos to the Starpulse Instagram account throughout the day. 

Some of the most gracious A-listers to s...
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Rep: Catherine Zeta-Jones & Michael Douglas Split Rumors 'Not True'

February 21st, 2013 9:12am EST
Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta-Jones
According to the National Enquirer, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas are heading for divorce amid claims Douglas has walked out on the actress, who is facing a "desperate battle" to save her 12-year marriage.

Sources claim Douglas moved out of the couple's home for several months last summer, but the actor's rep has come forward to deny the reports.

A spokesperson dismisses the claims made in the sensational cover story, telling the New York Post the rumors are "not true."
 
Last month the couple showed no signs of marriage trouble when they attended the New York premiere of the a...
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Matt Damon Fantasized About Catherine Zeta-Jones While Kissing Michael Douglas

January 29th, 2013 12:44pm EST
Behind the Candelabra
Matt Damon faked sexual chemistry with his onscreen lover Michael Douglas for their new Liberace biopic by fantasizing about the Hollywood legend's wife Catherine Zeta-Jones.

Douglas takes on the role of the flamboyant entertainer in new TV movie Behind the Candelabra, while Damon plays Liberace's younger lover.

Zeta-Jones has now revealed how the Bourne star made the kissing scenes look real, telling Access Hollywood, "Matt actually said to my husband that when he had to kiss Michael, he'd close his eyes and pretend he's actually kissing me, which I thought to be extremely flattering."...
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Michael Douglas' Jailed Son Failed Drug Test, Spent Time In Solitary

January 21st, 2013 11:33pm EST
Cameron Douglas solitary confinement
After failing a drug test, actor Michael Douglas' incarcerated son Cameron was reportedly sent to solitary confinement earlier this month.

Cameron is serving a 10-year sentence at a Loretto, Penn., prison for distributing drugs, possessing heroin, and smuggling medication into his cell. After a urinalysis confirmed the presence of banned substances in his system, he got into additional trouble with prison authorities.

According to the New York Post, he was placed in isolation the first week of January. It's unknown whether Cameron's latest indiscretion will result in additional jail time....
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Michael Douglas Snubbed Liberace's Ex-Lover

January 1st, 2013 5:33pm EST
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Liberace's former lover Scott Thorson, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, is disappointed after his plea to meet Michael Douglas was allegedly shot down - even though he's working on his biopic.

Thorson carried on a six-year affair with the flamboyant entertainer until 1982, and he wrote about their controversial romance in his memoir "Behind the Candelabra: My Life with Liberace".

Producer Jerry Weintraub picked up the project in the hopes of adapting the book into a new movie and it is now in production, with Douglas playing the piano legend and Matt Damon starring as his much youn...
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Michael Douglas' Incarcerated Son Cameron Attacked Behind Bars

December 17th, 2012 2:21pm EST
Cameron Douglas
Michael Douglas' imprisoned son Cameron is nursing a broken leg and finger after he was allegedly attacked while behind bars.

Reports suggest Cameron Douglas, who is currently serving time for drug charges, became a prison target after a New York mobster placed a $100 bounty on his head for co-operating with authorities and testifying against his two drug suppliers, illegal Mexican immigrants David and Eduardo Escalera, during their trial last year.

According to the New York Post, Douglas suffered the injuries in October and has undergone surgery to repair the damage he claims was cause...
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