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It's A Girl!

November 5th, 2014 2:21pm EST
Robert Downey Jr. And Wife Welcome Baby Girl, Avri Roel
Robert Downey Jr. and his wife, Susan, have welcomed a daughter, Avri Roel Downey and the actor couldn't be more pleased.

In a Facebook post on Wednesday, the actor revealed, “Yep … Avri Roel Downey joined the party @ 3:22 a.m. on November 4th … she’s 7 lbs even, spans 20 inches, and is accompanied by a variety of Susan’s traits that have seemingly overwritten my ‘junk DNA,” he writes.

“After 9 months of intensive development, Team Downey is pleased to announce our 2014 fall/winter project. Principal photography commenced 11-14 and will continue until she says, ‘Dad! You are embarrassing ...
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Robert Downey Jr. To Star In 'Captain America 3'

October 14th, 2014 1:23pm EDT
Robert Downey Jr. To Star In 'Captain America 3'
Robert Downey Jr. is in final negotiations to play Iron Man Tony Stark in "Captain America 3," slated for a 2016 release.

Downey will portray the iconic superhero in a film that will bring a Civil War storyline straight from the comic books to the big screen. This film will set into motion a new phase of superhero movies from Marvel Studios.

According to Variety, "The new pact is significant for the Marvel cinematic universe considering the plot will pit Stark against Captain America’s alter-ego Steve Rogers, played by Chris Evans, as they feud over the Superhero Registration Act, which f...
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Is Robert Downey, Jr. Starring In 'Iron Man 4'?

October 8th, 2014 12:20pm EDT
Robert Downey Jr.
Despite telling Ellen DeGeneres on Tuesday morning that he was planning on making a fourth "Iron Man" film, Robert Downey, Jr. will not be playing Tony Stark in another stand-alone film.

During a segment on "Ellen," which will air on Thursday, the host pressed the actor about suiting up once again as the superhero. He admitted, "We're in the middle of negotiations." Asked to clarify, he said, "OK, yes."

On Tuesday night during an interview with David Letterman, Downey, Jr. had changed his tune.

"There's no plans for an Iron Man 4," the 49-year-old actor said. Letterman asked him why no...
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Robert Downey Jr. Shares Touching Tribute To Mom Following Her Death

September 28th, 2014 10:53am EDT
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. has paid tribute to his late mom, Elsie, who passed away on Monday at the age of 80.

The "Iron Man" star took to Facebook on Friday to break the news of the sad event and to explain that a "generic 'obit'" wasn't enough to tell the world how influential she was in his life.

The actor says that his mother battled alcoholism from the mid-70s until 1990, and because of her he was able to kick his own addiction problems.

Downey Jr. wrote about his mother, saying that he needed to "run the risk of over sharing" the details of her life to make his point.

"My mom passed away ...
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Robert Downey, Jr. Mourns Death Of Mom Elsie, A Role Model & Ball Buster

September 27th, 2014 3:53pm EDT
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.'s mother Elsie died on Monday at the age of 80, and the actor made a heartfelt tribute to her on Facebook on Friday.

Downey, Jr. revealed details about his mother's life. She battled alcoholism in the 1970s but got sober and later inspired the actor to get clean. Elsie also suffered from heart disease and endured a number of health problems this year.

The actor wrote, "My mom passed away early this week... I wanna say something about her life, and a generic 'obit' won't suffice... While I strived to have the kind of success that eluded her, my own addiction repeatedly fo...
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20 Celebrity Lushes

September 23rd, 2014 1:15pm EDT
20 Celebrity Lushes
Celebrities are like regular people in that they occasionally overindulge in things they should consume in moderation.

But too many stars have battled drug addiction and alcoholism, and although many are currently sober, some still struggle to stay clean.

Lindsay Lohan, who charmed audiences with films such as "The Parent Trap," "Freaky Friday" and "Herbie Fully Loaded," has been to rehab six times to battle her addictions.

She told Oprah Winfrey in 2013: "(Alcohol) in the past was the gateway to other things, for me... I tried cocaine with alcohol... It allowed me to drink more. I think...
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7 Celebrities Who Had a Public Meltdown But Are Now Better Than Ever

September 14th, 2014 1:07pm EDT
Britney Spears
Celebrities spend a lot of time trying to control their image in the media. But no matter how many carefully worded press releases get issued or how many glossy magazine cover photo spreads get printed, it doesn't change the fact that our favorite celebs are just as human as the rest of us. And sometimes they crack under the pressure of the bright lights.

And while we love watching the high and mighty fall, it's well established that our society also have a soft spot for the comeback story. Here are 7 of our favorite stars who had public meltdowns but have made it back to the big time.

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You'll Never Believe What Robert Downey Jr. Just Said Is The Best Marvel Movie

August 29th, 2014 5:51pm EDT
Robert Downey Jr.
Despite starring in three highly successful, blockbuster "Iron Man" films and "The Avengers," Robert Downey Jr. has praised the latest film from Disney's Marvel Studios, Guardians of the Galaxy, calling it the best yet from the production company.

While speaking on his new film "The Judge," which is premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) next week, Downey Jr. told the Toronto Sun that he loved the film.

"Galaxy in some ways is the best Marvel movie ever," he said. "And it's odd for someone with -- on occasion -- an ego the size of mine to actually say that!"

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Charlie Sheen Showers Himself In Cash For ALS

August 18th, 2014 10:50pm EDT
Charlie Sheen Leads A Long List Of Celebs Taking The Ice Bucket
If you haven't yet heard about the "ice bucket challenge" going on to benefit ALS, then chances are you've been living under a rock for the last two weeks.

The social media craze, which actually began months ago (more on that later), has been sweeping the nation all in the name of raising money and awareness about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

The challenge is simple: someone "nominates" you and two others to take the challenge next and then dumps about a five-gallon bucked of ice water over their own head. Those nominated can either accept the...
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Robert Downey, Jr. Continues Reign As The Highest Paid Actor In Hollywood

July 22nd, 2014 9:21am EDT
Robert Downey, Jr. Continues Reign As The Highest Paid Actor In
If you want to make a lot of money in Hollywood, become an action star or play a superhero.

For the second year in a row, Robert Downey, Jr. is the highest paid actor in Hollywood, according to Forbes magazine. The actor made an estimated $75 million in the past year after appearing in films such as "Iron Man 3." Downey, Jr. stars in "Marvels The Avengers 2" in 2015. Will he continue his reign as the richest star in Hollywood next year?

Coming in at number two on the list is Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson ($52 million), who starred in "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" and the "Fast and Furious" franchis...
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Robert Downey, Jr. & His Wife Susan Are Expecting Second Baby

July 10th, 2014 8:45am EDT
Robert Downey, Jr. & His Wife Susan Are Expecting Second Baby
Congratulations are in order for Hollywood actor Robert Downey, Jr. and his wife Susan. The couple are expecting a daughter this November. The actor shared the news on social media yesterday that they are expecting their second child together and his third.

Yesterday, he posted the following statement on Facebook:

Um. I don’t know if it’s a “man’s world”, but I’m certain women run it.
Susan and I are therefore delighted to announce we are expecting a baby.
Girl.
November.
rdj

Afterward, he shared this statement on Twitter: "Yo. Susan. Me. Baby. Girl. November. Scorpio?"

Their happ...
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Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Indio Arrested For Cocaine Possession

June 30th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Indio Arrested For Cocaine Possession
Robert Downey, Jr.'s son Indio is seemingly following the same destructive path as his father. Robert had plenty of trouble in the past with drugs and alcohol, and his son Indio appears to be battling a similar demon.

Indio Downey, 20, was arrested on Sunday afternoon for possession of cocaine. Downey was a passenger in a car that was driving in West Hollywood when police officers drove next to the vehicle and noticed the passenger smoking a pipe. A deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department pulled the car over and searched it.

Cocaine was allegedly found on Indio, and he ...
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Robert Downey, Jr. Tweets Amazing 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Cast Photo

April 28th, 2014 2:03pm EDT
Robert Downey, Jr. Tweets Amazing 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Cast
Sunday afternoon in Richmond. pic.twitter.com/f4RhyZmtYQ

— Robert Downey Jr (@RobertDowneyJr) April 27, 2014

Even superheroes need to take a lunch break.

Robert Downey Jr. teased Avengers fans with an impromptu photo of a majority of the cast and their loved ones enjoying a meal in London, where they are filming the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Gathered around the table are Robert, Scarlett Johansson and her fiance Romain Dauriac, Chris Hemsworth and his wife Elsa Pataky, Samuel L. Jackson, and director Joss Whedon among others.

Missing from the superhero team are Chris Evans, J...
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16 Hollywood Stars & Their Supercars

April 25th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
16 Hollywood Stars & Their Supercars
Honda. Ford. Chevy. These are all household names. We see them every day driving to work, or while going to grab a cup of coffee on the corner, or from our office window. They don't do anything special to really grab your attention - they just exist to get us from point A to point B. And for most of us, that's just fine.

But for those who can afford it, vehicles offer something else - status. And those vehicles are fast and loud, and they grab -no- command attention wherever they go. Whether it's through sleek, formula 1-like styling, or monstrous engines that roar like lions and move like...
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8 Celebs Who've Broken Just About Every Law And Are Still Forgiven For Their Bad Behavior

April 17th, 2014 8:00pm EDT
8 Celebs Who've Broken Just About Every Law And Are Still Forgiv
Have a run in with the cops while high or drunk? Indecent exposure? Public beat downs? Racism? No problem if you're one of the celebrities listed below, who managed to not only do minimal time for their crime, but be forgiven by their fan base as well! Being untouchable is only one of their many charms. See which 8 celebrities got away with murder (well, not actually) and are still revered as some of the best in their fields.

David Cassidy

Three Time DUI Charges

David Cassidy, entertainer and former teen heartthrob adored by millions, just doesn't seem to learn from his mistakes. He was ...
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14 Beloved Celebrities Who Have Been In Jail

March 21st, 2014 11:03pm EDT
14 Beloved Celebrities Who Have Been In Jail
Nobody's perfect, but it may surprise you to learn some the world's most beloved celebrities have spent time in jail.

Mark Wahlberg is a blockbuster star loved by many now, but in his teens he was a very trouble young man. A drug-addled Wahlberg had dozens of run-ins with the law by the time he was in his teens, but the most serious charge against him came after he attacked two Vietnamese men while shouting racial epithets, leaving one of them permanently blind in one eye. Wahlberg served 45 days behind bars for assault.

Tim Allen is known for family-friend fare like Home Improvement...
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Sexy Celebrities In Glasses

March 21st, 2014 9:00pm EDT
Sexy Celebrities In Glasses
These stars like to make spectacles of themselves - in glasses! Although many of these celebs only wear their eyewear occasionally, we think they look great in their stylish frames.

Jennifer Aniston, above, has opted for dark rimmed glasses, and they definitely don't detract from her pretty face.

Let's give it up for the four-eyed stars!

Check out more sexy celebs in glasses...

Johnny Depp

Anne Hathaway

Jessica Alba

Rashida Jones

Robert Downey Jr.

Zoe Saldana

Matt Damon

Courteney Cox

Jenny McCarthy

Jennifer Garner

Julie Bowen

Taye...
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11 Controversial Comic Book Movie Castings

March 19th, 2014 1:01pm EDT
Idris Elba
As a comic book nerd, nothing is worse than seeing a poor attempt at a movie adaptation of one of your beloved super heroes. So one could understand why so many casting decisions in comic book films create a controversy. Here are 11 controversial comic book movie castings:

Idris Elba - Heimdall in Thor. In what will be an occurring theme in this list, Elba's casting as Asgard Sentry Heimdall was a controversy only because of the color of this skin. Several white supremacist groups employ Norse mythology, so the perceived slight was twofold for them. In the end, the boycott attempts failed ...
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Rumor Patrol: Stars Turn Down 'Most Fascinating People', Justin Bieber Retiring, More

December 28th, 2013 3:07pm EST
Barbara Walters
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.

Stars Turn Down Barbara Walters: Angry that Miley Cyrus and Kim Kardashian were picked as Barbara Walter's Most Fascinating People? Well, it might not be Barbara's fault: RadarOnline claims several stars - such as Jay-Z, Kristen Stewart, and Robert Downey, Jr. - turned down the award so that they wouldn't have to deal with an intrusive interview from the venerable newswoman.

Verdict: False. First of al...
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Terrence Howard Blames Robert Downey, Jr. For Being Dropped From 'Iron Man'

November 16th, 2013 8:00pm EST
Terrence Howard
Terrence Howard has suggested that his "Iron Man" co-star Robert Downey, Jr. failed to stand up for him when movie execs were pushing him out of the film franchise.
 
Howard played Iron Man/Tony Stark's best friend Jim Rhodes in the 2008 original film. Movie executives allegedly failed to honor Howard's salary for the sequel, so he wasn't asked back for the 2010 sequel. Don Cheadle replaced him.
 
Without naming names, Howard talked about the fall-out on "Watch What Happens Live" on Thursday night, explaining: "This is gonna get me in trouble, but who gives a f--k. It turns out that the per...
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Kate Hudson, Kate Beckinsale & More Stars Sizzle At LACMA Art + Film Gala - See The Pics!

November 4th, 2013 2:00pm EST
Kate Hudson
Tons of celebrities stepped out to honor Martin Scorsese at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Art + Film Gala on Saturday.

The filmmaker was recognized for helping the museum during the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008 and for his work on film restoration.

Several stars feted the guest of honor. Kate Hudson looked incredible in a cream colored Gucci gown with a silver sparkling plunging neckline. Kate Beckinsale also looked fab in a light blue, sequined strapless dress.

Leonardo DiCaprio posed with Scorsese, looking dapper in a navy blue suit.

Fergie showed off her post-baby...
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Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Undergoing 'Holistic' Drug Treatment

October 2nd, 2013 2:32pm EDT
Indio Downey
Renowned actor Robert Downey Jr.'s 20-year-old son is undergoing treatment for substance abuse issues.

The Iron Man star's ex-wife Deborah Falcone, has revealed Indio is currently receiving "holistic, natural and orthomolecular" therapy at an undisclosed treatment facility.

She adds, "We are hoping to do it the homeopathic way rather than with medications. He's being treated with vitamin supplements and organic foods."

Falcone explains her son, who is a promising musician and actor, was only taking one prescription pain pill a day and does not have addiction issues.

Nevertheless, Do...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Iron Man 3'

September 27th, 2013 12:00pm EDT
Iron Man 3
Can Tony Stark be a superhero without his armor?  We’ll find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray release of "Iron Man 3" out now from Walt Disney Home Entertainment.  We examine and review a man without his suit below! 

 

   

   Title: "Iron Man 3"

   Grade: 3

   Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Guy Pearce

   Director: Shane Black

   Rating: PG-13

   Runtime: 130 minutes

   Release Company: Walt Disney Home Entertainment

   Website: http://marvel.com/ironman3

 

The Flick: With famed scribe Shane Black helming this outing there’s both good and bad in the world...
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The 11 Most Insane Movie Makeovers

September 25th, 2013 8:00pm EDT
The 11 Most Insane Movie Makeovers
Sometimes you have to suffer for your art. Whether it's dropping (or packing on) weight, sitting in a makeup chair for three hours a day, or getting new piercings, some actors and actresses are willing to do what it takes to convey a realistic character. Here are some of the Most Insane Movie Makeovers:

Rooney Mara in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Mara went the distance to present a faithful Lisabeth Sander. The actress had her hair dyed and cut into Sanders' bizarre fashion and bleached her eyebrows and lost weight. Most shocking, however, is Mara went ahead and got all the body pierci...
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The Morning Roundup: Robert Downey Jr. Highest Paid Actor, Adam Levine Engaged, YouTube Star Talia Castellano Dies

July 17th, 2013 10:42am EDT
Robert Downey Jr
Robert Downey Jr. is Hollywood's highest paid actor. His two latest superhero films, "The Avengers" and "Iron Man 3" each pulled in over $1 billion each at the box office. (story)

Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine and Victoria's Secret model Behati Prinsloo are engaged. The two stars briefly split in May and are now back together and ready to settle down. The singer has dated a number of sexy models, including Nina Agdal and Anne Vyalitsyna. (story)

Ellen DeGeneres is mourning the death of 13-year-old YouTube sensation Talia Castellano, an aspiring make-up artist, who lost her battle with cance...
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Robert Downey Jr. Is Hollywood's Highest-Paid Actor

July 17th, 2013 3:00am EDT
Robert Downey Jr.
Fans and studio executives love Robert Downey Jr. - but for two different reasons. Cinemagoers love him for his boisterous on-screen personas. Filmmakers love him because he brings in a lot of money. Tons of it.

His most recent films - "The Avengers" and "Iron Man 3" - each earned over $1 billion worldwide. So it's no surpise that the actor just topped Forbes' Hollywood's Highest-Paid Actors list. He earned approximately $75 million between June 2012 and June 2013.

Downey Jr. is a comeback king. He fell from grace after struggling with a drug addiction, and most movie studios found him un...
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Robert Downey, Jr. Signs On To Two 'Avengers' Sequels

June 21st, 2013 12:00pm EDT
The Avengers
Robert Downey, Jr. has officially signed on to reprise Tony Stark/Iron Man in two sequels of "The Avengers." The blockbuster was the highest-grossing film of 2012.

Marvel Studios announced the news on Thursday but didn't mention making an "Iron Man 4."

Downey, Jr.'s "Iron Man 3" made more than $1 billion in global ticket sales, making it the second biggest superhero flick of all time - after "The Avengers."

Rumors circulated that Downey, Jr. delayed signing a deal unless he received a big enough paycheck for the project. He told GQ magazine earlier this year that he made $50 million for ...
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10 Celebs We'd Love As Prom Dates

May 11th, 2013 9:00am EDT
Mila Kunis
Prom season is finally upon us, and while high schools kids are busy planning the perfect prom night, we’re busy fantasizing over the celebrities we would love to be our prom dates.

Mila Kunis: Mila Kunis was recently named FHM Magazine’s ‘Sexiest Woman in the World,’ and with a title like that, it’d be foolish not to include her on this list. In addition to her beauty, Mila is incredibly funny, as proven by her comedic roles in “Family Guy,” “Friends with Benefits” and “Ted.” Who wouldn’t want to spend their prom night with a gal who’s funny and sexy?

Jennifer Lawrence: Though the ph...
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'Iron Man 3' Review: Our Super Hero Is Back & He's Better Than Ever

May 3rd, 2013 7:32am EDT
Iron Man 3
Mr. Iron Man needs a Xanax. He gets panic attacks, how cool is that?

Our super hero has major angst and that's what makes him so lovable and so very human.  That, and of course Robert Downey Jr., who once again brings the brilliant, brash, billionaire, inventor, Tony Stark aka Iron Man to life on the big screen and he absolutely KILLS it!

What makes "Iron Man 3" so unique is that it's not only the culmination of the first two films, but it's also a follow-up to 'Marvel's "The Avengers" - making it a sequel to two different movies.

In ''The Avengers," Stark faced a world-changing event, t...
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'Iron Man 3' Crushes Opening Day Records In China

May 2nd, 2013 3:33pm EDT
Iron Man
Iron Man 3 has continued its record-breaking run at the global box office after scoring the biggest opening day ever in China.

The sequel, starring renowned actor Robert Downey Jr., eclipsed the $17 million debut of Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon by opening on Wednesday to a $21.5 million take.

The third installment in the blockbuster Marvel franchise has now earned a whopping $307.7 million outside North America. It opens there on Friday.

In China, movies are considered a luxury for much of its 1.3 billion population and moviegoers are paying up to $25 per person to see "Iron Man...
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