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Catherine Zeta-Jones worked hard on marriage

April 16th, 2014 3:20pm EDT
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Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones worked hard to get their marriage back on track.
The couple, who announced they were taking a temporary "break" from their 13-year marriage in August, posed on the red carpet for the first time since they reportedly reunited in November at the opening night of 'The Library' at The Public Theatre in New York City on Tuesday night (04.15.14).
And a long-time friend of the duo - who have son, Dylan, 13, and daughter, Carys, 11 - revealed they never gave up hope and steadily worked on their rebuilding their relationship.
The source told PEOPLE.com: "It i...

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones reunite on red carpet

April 16th, 2014 3:10am EDT
Michael Douglas
Estranged couple Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have made their first red carpet appearance together in a year to support director pal Steven Soderbergh's new off-Broadway play.

The pair separated in 2013 after 13 years of marriage, however, recent reports suggest they are working on giving the marriage a second chance.

On Tuesday (15Apr14), the two put on a united front during a rare public outing while attending the opening night performance of Soderbergh-directed production The Library at the Public Theater.

Both Zeta-Jones and Douglas have worked with the acclaimed filmmake...

Michael Douglas' son back in mainstream jail - report

March 18th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas' troubled son Cameron has reportedly been released from solitary confinement six months after his movie star dad made an impassioned plea for leniency towards the 35 year old at the 2013 Emmy Awards.

Cameron was jailed in 2009 after being found guilty of conspiracy to distribute narcotics after he was caught selling heroin, and he was cut off from his family and other inmates in 2012 following a relapse behind bars.

Due for release in 2018, Douglas is now free to roam Maryland's Cumberland Federal Corrections Institute - and he will be able to receive visitors again, accor...

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones' marriage troubles over

March 2nd, 2014 6:20am EST
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Michael Douglas' mother claims his marriage troubles with Catherine Zeta-Jones are over.
The 69-year-old actors' mother Diana Douglas has opened up about her son's brief separation from his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones and says the pair are now firmly back together and over their marriage woes.
She said: "They are together. I knew they would work it out. They're both gentle people, not hysterical. They're always very affectionate and easy with each other. I figured the more everybody stayed out of it the better."
'Red 2' actress Catherine's admission that she suffers from bipolar disorder - w...

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones plan to renew vows

February 12th, 2014 1:20am EST
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are planning to renew their wedding vows.
The couple - who have children Dylan, 13, and Carys, 10, together - separated last August after 14 years together but reconciled later in the year and now want to reaffirm their commitment to one another on their shared birthday in September.
A source told Britain's Grazia magazine: "Michael and Catherine have been through a lot together over the last few months.
"They would love to renew their wedding vows and have thought about doing it on their shared birthday, 25 September."
The Hollywood couple have soug...

Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta-Jones reunite for Super Bowl

February 3rd, 2014 8:40pm EST
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones showed off a united front at the Super Bowl on Sunday (02Feb14) - the Hollywood couple was briefly spotted together at the big game.

Reports initially suggested Douglas was at the game with the couple's son Dylan, but now there's photo evidence that his wife was there too - further proving that the pair is working on its problems following a much-publicised separation which began last year (13).

Wrapped up in a red shawl, a smiling Zeta-Jones was spotted with her husband and son as opera star Renee Fleming belted out the National Anthem just before...

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...

Matt Damon handed surprise honour at UNICEF Ball

January 15th, 2014 8:30pm EST
Matt Damon
Matt Damon was left stunned and speechless when he was awarded a surprise honour at the UNICEF Ball in Beverly Hills, California on Tuesday night (14Jan14) after paying tribute to his Behind The Candelabra co-star Michael Douglas.

The movie star helped to host the event and presented his pal with the night's Danny Kaye Humanitarian Peace Award, but he had no idea he'd be taking home a prize too.

At the end of the ceremony, Damon, who ditched an arm sling he's wearing to help him recover from a mountain biking accident for the gala, was handed a trophy to recognise his work with clean wate...

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...

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...

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...

Chris Martin spends over $650,000 on Banksy painting

January 13th, 2014 4:20am EST
Chris Martin
Chris Martin has spent over $657,000 on a painting.
The Coldplay frontman happily forked out the huge sum for a one-of-a-kind design by famed street artist Banksy at a fundraiser for Haiti earthquake victims on Saturday night (01.11.14).
The 'Yellow' hitmaker beat off stiff competition from Bette Midler and Kevin Bacon to snap up the picture of a red heart-shaped balloon covered in plasters, according to The Sun newspaper.
Chris was accompanied by his wife Gwyneth Paltrow at the high-profile Haiti Home Gala, which was held by Sean Penn at the Montage hotel in Beverly Hills.
The musician was...

Michael Douglas is dateless for Golden Globes

January 12th, 2014 3:40pm EST
Michael Douglas
Catherine Zeta-Jones won't be on Michael Douglas' arm at the Golden Globe Awards tonight (01.12.14).
The 'Behind the Candelabra' star, who is nominated for Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie, has confirmed his wife, whom he is believed to have recently reunited with after they temporarily separated last year, is unable to attend the 71st annual ceremony with him in Los Angeles.
The 69-year-old actor told EOnline.com: "She's back east with the kids."
But Michael, who has two children, Dylan, 13, and Carys, 10, with the 43-year-old Welsh beauty, insisted that all is well between them.
He ...

Charlize Theron and Sean Penn kiss at gala

January 12th, 2014 12:40pm EST
Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron and Sean Penn were all over each other at his star-studded Help Haiti Home Gala on Saturday night (01.11.14).
The 53-year-old actor and the 38-year-old South African actress, who recently sparked romance rumors after being spotted on several dinner dates in Los Angeles upon returning from a New Year's holiday in Hawaii together, kissed on the lips and were very affectionate with one another after taking their seats at the charity event in the Montage hotel in Beverly Hills.
The couple did not walk the red carpet together but the 'Milk' star sat with his arm around Charlize, ...

Michael Douglas reunites with Catherine Zeta-Jones?

January 2nd, 2014 11:20pm EST
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones reunited to ring in the New Year with their children.
The 'Behind the Candelabra' star and his 44-year-old actress wife, who took a temporary "break" from their 13-year marriage in August, flew to Quebec, Canada, to celebrate the arrival of 2014 with their daughter, Carys, 10, and son, Dylan, 13.
The 69-year-old star shared a picture of his happy family with their ski poles raised in the air on Facebook on Wednesday (01.01.14), with the caption: "Happy New Year from Quebec, Canada... where it is minus 10F."
He couldn't resist posting another picture...

Michael Douglas open to cosmetic surgery

December 30th, 2013 12:20pm EST
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas would consider having cosmetic surgery.
The 68-year-old star - who battled tongue cancer in 2010 - insists he wouldn't think twice about going under the knife and would do "whatever works" to improve his look.
Asked if he would have cosmetic surgery, he said: "I'd contemplate it in a minute, are you kidding? Are you talking about real life? I'd contemplate it in a minute. Why not? Whatever works."
As well as contemplating changes to his body, Michael had to add new strings to his bow to portray late homosexual pianist Liberace in his latest movie, 'Behind the Candelabra',...

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...

Michael Douglas making breakfast to win back Catherine Zeta-Jones

December 1st, 2013 12:20pm EST
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas makes breakfast for his children at Catherine Zeta-Jones' flat every day.
The actor and his wife took a temporary "break" from their 13-year marriage in August he has been trying to prove they can be a family by making pancakes for their children Dylan, 13, and 10-year-old Carys.
Speaking to the Sunday People newspaper, a source said: "When he's in New York, he makes the kids breakfast and comes back in the evening to watch TV with them before bedtime.
"Then he gets his marching orders from his wife and returns to sleep at his own place in Manhattan ... He so desperately wan...

Old-timers buddy movie Last Vegas is a big hit for movie studio

November 27th, 2013 8:30pm EST
Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro and Michael Douglas' new movie Last Vegas has become CBS Films' highest-grossing release ever.

The comedy, which also stars Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline and Mary Steenburgen, has grossed $54.8 million (GBP36.5 million) in North America alone. The tally puts the film ahead of Daniel Radcliffe's The Woman in Black, which took in $54.3 million (GBP36.2 million) for CBS Films executives in 2012.

Last Vegas opened to $16.3 million (GBP10.9) on 1 November (13). The film has made $62.9 million (GBP41.9 million) globally.

Michael Douglas positive about marriage

November 19th, 2013 10:20am EST
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas is hoping to "resolve" his marriage problems.
The 69-year-old actor and wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, 44, took a temporary "break" from their 13-year marriage in August but the 'Behind the Candelabra' star - who has children Dylan, 13, and Carys, 10, with the actress - believes the future is "positive" for the couple.
He said: "I hope to resolve my marriage in a positive fashion."
Michael's eldest son, 34-year-old Cameron - whose mother is the actor's former wife Diandra Lucker - is currently in solitary confinement in jail for drug offenses and the 'Wall Street' star believes ...

Michael Douglas wants to pass on wisdom to kids

November 18th, 2013 12:20pm EST
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas says the only good thing about getting older is that you can share your years of experience with your children.
The 69-year-old actor admits he isn't thrilled about entering the latter years of his life and insists they are more negatives to positives to getting old.
However, he does enjoy passing on his years of wisdom to his youngest kids, Dylan, 13, and 10-year-old Carys - his children with wife Catherine Zeta-Jones.
He told Germany's OK magazine: "It's very hard to see something positive in ageing ... The only good thing I can think is that I have kids that I can tell th...

Michael Douglas back with Catherine Zeta-Jones

November 1st, 2013 7:20am EDT
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Michael Douglas is back with Catherine Zeta-Jones.
The 69-year-old actor was overheard taking a "very important" call from his wife who called to wish him luck during his red carpet appearance at the premiere of his latest film ' Last Vegas' in New York City on Tuesday (10.29.13).
According to sources, Michael - who was also spotted wearing his wedding ring - left reporters waiting as he spoke to Catherine.
A source told the New York Daily News' Confidenti@l column: "She called to wish him good luck and he said, 'Thanks honey.' "
"The only reason she wasn't by his side is because she didn'...

Michael Douglas worries about his kids

October 29th, 2013 2:20am EDT
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas is concerned about the impact his marriage troubles will have on his children.
The 69-year-old actor is taking a "break" from 44-year-old wife Catherine Zeta Jones and is worried his two children - Dylan, 13, and Carys, 10 - will be affected by what they read in the news.
He told the UK's Hello! Magazine: "I went out with them the other day and, you know, you can see some headlines in newspapers and magazines that might be upsetting and so as a sort of back-up, I said to them, 'Okay, kids, now you might be seeing some things written down about your mother and me that wil...

Michael Douglas' son wants to pursue acting

October 22nd, 2013 8:31pm EDT
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas' teenage son is keen to follow in his famous parents' footsteps and pursue a career in acting.

Dylan Douglas has been trying to convince his Oscar-winning father to help him break into the family business.

He tells U.S. TV host Jay Leno, "Dylan doesn't see any reason to do anything else because he wants to act. He doesn't want to go to school or anything, he wants to be an actor.

"But he was at me the other day, he said, 'Look Dad, I've been president of my sixth grade, my seventh grade, I'm in eighth grade now and I'm president of the school'. I said, 'Dylan, I know, I...

Michael Douglas believes he can rescue marriage

October 22nd, 2013 6:20am EDT
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas is "very hopeful" he and his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones can work through their marital problems.
The 'Wall Street' actor and the 'Rock of Ages' star announced in August they were taking a "break" from each other after 13 years of marriage.
Michael was quizzed about the state of his relationship during an appearance on 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and he admitted he is confident he and Catherine, 44, will be OK.
In reply to Leno's question, Michael said: "Good, I hope. I've been away for a while, but everything should hopefully be on the up and up.
"Sometimes people tak...

Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro and Morgan Freeman handed key to Vegas

October 19th, 2013 9:28am EDT
Morgan Freeman
Hollywood veterans Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro and Morgan Freeman ruled Las Vegas on Friday (18Oct13) as they were handed the key to the hard-partying city.

The trio was given a special welcome to Sin City, where the stars' new movie Last Vegas is set, as they were honoured at a red carpet ceremony at the Bellagio hotel and casino.

They were joined by their Last Vegas co-stars Kevin Kline and Mary Steenburgen as Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman presented keys to each of the cast members.

The comedy stars Douglas as a groom who heads to Sin City with his ageing pals for a blow-out bachelor ba...

Michael Douglas: I felt numb during cancer diagnosis

October 9th, 2013 12:20pm EDT
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas felt "numb" when he was told he had throat cancer.
The 'Basic Instinct' star was diagnosed with the disease - which also affected part of his tongue - in 2010 and was told he had Stage IV cancer, the most advanced stage, and Michael admits he found it difficult to comprehend his diagnosis at first.
Being interviewed about his cancer battle by Samuel L. Jackson for UK TV show 'This Morning' as part of their Male Cancer Awareness Week, Michael said: "I had an inkling ... particularly when I saw the look on the doctor's face. It kind of all rushes over you, you get a little num...

Cameron Douglas petition removed

October 8th, 2013 6:20pm EDT
Cameron Douglas
An online petition campaigning to help Michael Douglas and his ex-wife visit their imprisoned son has been removed.
Activist Tony Papa of the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) started the petition on Change.org earlier this month, to highlight the need for prison reform in the U.S. and help Michael, 68, try to see his son, Cameron Douglas, who is being held in solitary confinement at the Federal Corrections Institute in Cumberland, Maryland, for drug offenses, and isn't allowed to have visitors, but he has now deleted the campaign.
A DPA source told gossip website TMZ.com that officials had "a cha...

Michael Douglas wants friends' help to see son

October 8th, 2013 10:20am EDT
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas and his ex-wife have appealed to their celebrity friends to help them visit their imprisoned son.
The 'Behind the Candelabra' star and former spouse Diandra Luker are desperate to be reunited with Cameron Douglas, who is being held in solitary confinement at the Federal Corrections Institute in Cumberland, Maryland, for drug offences, and have emailed high-profile friends including Calvin Klein, Yoko Ono, Bianca Jagger and Bo Derek, asking them to get behind a petition campaigning for them to see their troubled offspring.
According to PageSix.com, Diandra wrote in an email:...

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas to reunite at Thanksgiving

October 8th, 2013 2:20am EDT
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas are planning a Thanksgiving reunion.
The estranged couple - who have children Dylan, 13 and Carys, 10 - are hoping to give their 13-year marriage another go during the holiday season and will reportedly spend the day (11.28.13) together as a family at their multi-million dollar apartment in Bedford, New York City.
A source told The Sun newspaper: "It is baby steps at the moment. They have given each other a lot of space, and at this moment they are planning to be together with the children.
"They are likely to be getting together at their Hamptons es...

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