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The First Full Trailer For 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Has Arrived!

December 10th, 2014 9:09pm EST
Mad Max: Fury Road
Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron struggle for survival in the bleak-looking future in the first trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road.

George Miller returns as director of the franchise he started with 1979's "Mad Max," which launched Mel Gibson's career.

After over two decades of "development hell" Miller's third sequel is set to hit theaters 30 years after the last in the series, "Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome."

Fury Road also stars Nicholas Hoult, Riley Keough, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Zoe Kravitz and opens in theaters on May 15, 2015.

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of...
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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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What Mel Gibson Is Saying About Shia LaBeouf's Antics

July 10th, 2014 5:03pm EDT
What Mel Gibson Is Saying About Shia LaBeouf's Antics
Mel Gibson has some words for encouragement for Shia LaBeouf, who seems to making headlines for all the wrong reasons – something Mel is unfortunately accustomed to as well.

In a lengthy interview with IndieWire, Mel talked about everything from the intensity of the films he directed to the situation currently playing out with Shia's life. Mel said, "It's a hard world, you're under a microscope. If you achieve any kind of notoriety, the degree of difficulty goes up. The loss of personal anonymity – forever – is a hard pill to swallow. When you don't get the opportunity to put the toothpast...
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Gary Oldman Defends Mel Gibson's Anti-Semitic Rant, Slams Political Correctness

June 24th, 2014 8:35am EDT
Gary Oldman Defends Mel Gibson's Anti-Semitic Rant, Slams Politi
Gary Oldman has come to the defense of fellow actor Mel Gibson over racist comments the star made eight years ago.

In 2006, Gibson was pulled over for drunk driving and made some anti-semitic remarks during his arrest in Malibu, Calif. The actor apologized, blaming his actions on a a "moment of insanity." He served three years of probation, and his arrest was later expunged from his record.

Oldman believes the Hollywood community treated Gibson unfairly following the incident. He told Playboy magazine: "We all hide and try to be so politically correct. That's what gets me... I don't know ...
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10 Celebrities Who've Been Caught In Racist Scandals

June 4th, 2014 8:00pm EDT
10 Celebrities Who've Been Caught In Racist Scandals
Justin Bieber recently made headlines after a video surfaced of the star making a racist joke when he was 15 years old. The pop star apologized profusely, telling fans: "I'm very sorry. I take my friendships with people of all cultures very seriously and I apologize for offending or hurting anyone with my childish and inexcusable mistake. I was a kid then and I am a man now who knows my responsibility to the world and to not make that mistake again."

Unfortunately, the story doesn't end there. Additional footage from the video was leaked showing Bieber joking about joining the Ku Klux Klan...
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15 Celebrities You May Not Realize Are Bipolar

May 23rd, 2014 3:00am EDT
15 Celebrities You May Not Realize Are Bipolar
In April 2011, actress Catherine Zeta-Jones checked in to a mental-health facility in Connecticut and was diagnosed with bipolar II disorder, a mental illness that includes long periods of depression alternating with episodes of mild mania.

She reluctantly talked about her condition the following year on "Good Morning America," telling viewers: "You know what? I'm sick of talking about it because I never wanted to be the poster child for this. I never wanted this to come out publicly. It came out.

"I dealt with it in the best way I could and that was just saying that, 'Look, hey, I'm bipo...
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13 Greatest Actors Turned Critically Acclaimed Directors

May 3rd, 2014 3:00pm EDT
13 Greatest Actors Turned Critically Acclaimed Directors
Very few actors are afforded success and fame in the brutally competitive film landscape. Those who miraculously do make have trouble-holding relevancy, as Hollywood trades aging veteran actors for relative and good-looking newcomers immediately destined to be the next big thing. But these screen presences who’ve been able to hold Hollywood’s attention even into their later years have also found a strong niche behind the camera, directing Oscar worthy films and Hollywood blockbusters that encapsulate audiences’ attention while reaping critics’ acclaim. Move over Scorsese and Spielberg, beca...
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10 Craziest Celebrity Rants Caught On Tape

April 23rd, 2014 3:00pm EDT
10 Craziest Celebrity Rants Caught On Tape
Celebrities often live in a manner that most of us can only dream about. We read the gossip columns because we often envy the good life that we see on these pages.

But there is of course a darker side to our celebrity worship. Sometimes the stars we look up to and want to emulate have a bad day at the office, just like the rest of us. It is these moments that are often the most entertaining for many star watchers, because it reveals that our favorite untouchable big shot is human after all.

Here are 10 of the craziest celebrity rants ever caught on tape.

Alec Baldwin's Voicemail Mess...
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10 Superstar Actors Who Turned Down Iconic Movie and TV Roles

April 22nd, 2014 3:30pm EDT
Neo - Deal With It
Could you picture Tom Selleck outrunning boulders and beating up Nazis as Indiana Jones? Or lovable high school truant Matthew Broderick brewing up blue meth as Walter White? Highly doubtful, since Harrison Ford and Bryan Cranston’s iconic characters are impossible to play by any other actor no matter how talented or accomplished.

Yet it's surprising to consider how many iconic movies and TV series almost were narrowly miscast with the wrong stars. Even though their careers may have suffered from turning down these blockbuster hits, these characters luckilly found their proper Hollywood vo...
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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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Space Cases : Celebs That Have Totally Lost Touch With Reality

April 5th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
Space Cases : Celebs That Have Totally Lost Touch With Reality
Some celebrities just love all of their fans, haven't forgotten where they come from and still thank the little people for sticking with them. While this is an ideal scenario for those lovers of the rich and famous, it is not always the case. Not everyone can be like Sandra Bullock, Reese Witherspoon or Jennifer Aniston.

We're talking about certain celebs who have been living in their Hollywood bubble for so long that they have completely lost touch with the real world. While we live in our houses and work for a weekly wage, these celebrities call a one-hour club appearance "work" and ...
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20 Extremely Religious Celebrities

March 30th, 2014 5:00pm EDT
20 Extremely Religious Celebrities
Candace Cameron Bure of "Full House" fame and her brother Kirk Cameron ("Growing Pains") are very religious. As Kirk became an outspoken Christian evangelist and actor, Cameron also became more public with her faith in the late 1990s, writing for Christian websites, speaking at churches, and endorsing Christian organizations, businesses and charities.

And the actress says her belief in Christianity helped her battle bulimia.

She told Yahoo! in December 2013, "I turned to food for comfort and had to find a different source, 'cause clearly it wasn't a healthy way to deal with things. So tha...
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15 Surprising Celebrity Birthplaces

March 27th, 2014 4:03pm EDT
Nicole Kidman
Unless you are a celebrity trivia champion, it may surprise you to learn some of your favorite actors and actresses were born far away from the countries we associate them with. While Nicole Kidman's parents are Australian, the actress was actually born in Hawaii and lived the first four years of her life there before moving Down Under. (Continue reading bio)

Mel Gibson was born in Peekskill, New York and lived the first twelve years of his life there. It wasn't until after his father settled an injury lawsuit that Mel moved to Australia, where he became a star for his work in the Mad ...
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Mel Gibson's Ex Oksana Grigorieva Breaks Confidentiality Agreement, Loses Hundreds Of Thousands

February 21st, 2014 6:03pm EST
Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva
Mel Gibson's ex Oksana Grigorieva may have just made a $375,000 mistake.

Oksana is best known as the woman who was romantically involved with Mel and had his child, and then broke up with him after he hit her. Following a messy legal battle, Oksana was due a $750,000 settlement - but that required her being quiet.

TMZ now reports Oksana's interview with Howard Stern last October broke her confidentiality agreement, and the bankrupt singer may have just cost herself the second half of the settlement.

In the interview, Oksana didn't give too many details of her time with Mel, but she descr...
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Glory Days - 10 Celebs Who Just Stopped Caring

January 1st, 2014 1:01pm EST
Glory Days - 10 Celebs Who Just Stopped Caring
Celebrities are always under the microscope. Looking beautiful is part of their job. The media seemingly takes great joy in exploiting every bad angle they can, sometimes down to the point of berating celebrities based off the worst possible paparazzi snapshots.

While we don't endorse that, there are exceptions. Sometimes, when stars stay out of the limelight for extended amounts of time, they don't do all the necessary upkeep that they do when they are constantly in the public eye.

Sometimes, it gets a little out of control. Occasionally, it looks almost as if they just decided to stop c...
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The Most Anticipated Films Of 2014, Part One

January 1st, 2014 9:03am EST
Dumb and Dumber
No more new films will be released in 2013 - but there's no need to fret! Check out why we're hyped (and why we're worried) for these highly-anticipated 2014 films:

Dumb And Dumber To

Why We’re Hyped: The Farrelly Brothers, Jim Carey, and Jeff Daniels would only do the film if everyone was involved.

Why We’re Worried: When’s the last time the Farrelly Brothers made a good movie? Will Jim Carrey alienate half of his audience on Twitter – again?

The Expendables 3

Why We’re Hyped: Antonio Banderas, Harrison Ford, Mel Gibson and Kelsey Grammer join the ridiculous cast for another go at...
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'Machete Kills' Los Angeles Premiere Pics: Sofia Vergara, Mel Gibson, More

October 3rd, 2013 11:00am EDT
Sofia Vergara
The Los Angeles premiere of "Machete Kills" was chock full of celebrities on Wednesday night. No matter what she wears, Sofia Vergara always looks good. The "Modern Family" star stepped out in a sheer black beaded floor-length gown.

The actress/ model famously wears a gun-wielding bra in the film.

In the film, the U.S. government recruits Machete (Danny Trejo) for a seemingly impossible task to fight his way through Mexico to stop a dangerous cartel leader and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has a plan for global anarchy. Charlie Sheen plays the president and Mel Gibson plays the...
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5 Celebrities That Need A Comeback Or Image Change

September 29th, 2013 1:07pm EDT
llohan
Drugs, alcohol, mental illness, scandals — you name it, there's a celebrity to use as an example. The following five stars have all faced their fair share of controversy and name-breaking incidents. Some major comebacks are in order.

Lindsay Lohan

Another Disney darling gone wrong, Lindsay Lohan is another one in need of a comeback. A frighteningly thin Lindsay made the gossip mill run overtime, and that just marked the beginning of her fall from adorable teen to, well, eek! In 2006, Vanity Fair reported that Lindsay admitted to having bulimia and using drugs. She denied both claims. La...
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Happy 4th of July: Top 10 Most Patriotic Movie Characters

July 4th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Cage
God bless America! What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than to hunker down with some of the best movies celebrating our beloved nation and beat the heat inside with some air conditioning? In American cinema, there are plenty of films that center on patriotic themes and storylines. But what often doesn’t get looked at are the characters who make these movies tick.

These 10 characters are true patriots who love the United States of America just a little more than the average person on your movie screen. From colonial soldiers, to superheroes who proudly display the red, white and bl...
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'Machete Kills' Trailer Brings The Stars And The Action

May 30th, 2013 5:03pm EDT
Machete Kills
Machete is back – on orders from the President of the United States.

In the new trailer for grindhouse flick Machete Kills, Danny Trejo returns as the former Federal agent Machete. After having a stay of execution from none other than the President of the United States, he’s hired to take on an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who wants to spread chaos across the world.

Amusingly, the President is “newcomer” Carlos Estevez – the first time ever Charlie Sheen has been credited in a film with his real name. And that eccentric billionaire? He’s played by Mel Gibson!

The trailer is just a...
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Website Reveals Personal Finances Of Celebs Including Kim Kardashian, Britney Spears, Political Figures

March 13th, 2013 8:27am EDT
Britney Spears
An unidentified hacker has posted the personal financial details of several celebrities online. The individual somehow managed to breach security and obtain information about some of the most famous people in the world.

The targeted celebs are: Michelle Obama, Kim Kardashian, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Mel Gibson, Ashton Kutcher, Jay Z, Beyonce, Paris Hilton, Britney Spears, Sarah Palin, Hulk Hogan, Donald Trump, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Al Gore, Kanye West, Kris Jenner, Mitt Romney, Tiger Woods, Robert Mueller (FBI Director), Eric Holder (U.S. Attorney General), Stacia Hylton (U.S. Marshal...
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Rumor Patrol: Russell Crowe And Dita Von Teese, Bradley Cooper And Taylor Swift, More

January 18th, 2013 4:07pm EST
Russell Crowe and Dita Von Teese
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.

Russell Crowe and Dita Von Teese Dating: Is the Aussie actor dating the burlesque dancer? Crowe split with wife Danielle Spencer in October, and Crowe has made a habit of re-tweeting Von Teese's sexy messages - and the two apparently enjoyed a couple's massage at the Four Seasons.

Verdict: False. Crowe shot down the rumors, tweeting, "@DitaVonTeese is brave, smart, sweet and elegant. She is a friend of...
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Mel Gibson's Ex Sues Lawyers Over Settlement Deal

January 18th, 2013 3:30pm EST
Oksana Grigorieva
Mel Gibson's ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva is suing lawyers she hired during her 2011 custody battle with the actor over allegations they sabotaged her final settlement deal.

The pair split in 2010 and went through a bitter court battle to decide custody rights over their daughter Lucia.
 
In 2011, a deal was finally agreed, with the warring couple sharing custody of the tot and Gibson handing the Russian singer a one-off payment of $750,000, as well as a house until Lucia turns 18.
 
However, Grigorieva is unhappy with the way her lawyers conducted the case, and has now filed suit, cl...
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Who Are The 10 Worst Celebrity Drivers?

September 14th, 2012 4:04pm EDT
Bad Celebrity Drivers
Most celebrities can afford to hire someone to drive for them, but instead they choose to drive for themselves; especially the younger, party-happy starlets like Amanda Bynes and Lindsay Lohan who think DUIs don't apply to them.

Amanda Bynes

The star of such innocent films as Big Fat Liar, She's the Man and Hairspray isn't so innocent when it comes to getting behind the wheel.

2012 alone has been a bad year for Amanda and any steering wheel she touches.

In March Amanda was pulled over for talking on her cell phone. He took her license and registration, walked back to his car to start wr...
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Ryan Gosling And 10 Other Actors That Direct Movies

September 2nd, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Ryan Gosling
Earlier in the week it was announced that Ryan Gosling will be making his directorial debut with the film adaptation of the screenplay "How to Catch a Monster." It takes a successful actor to be considered and given the role of director, and Gosling is just that. He's starred and performed in many respected rolls and now is taking a turn behind the camera. Here are some other Actors that have been directors.

Mel Gibson

Mel may be a tabloid favorite these days but he has two Oscars, one for Best Director and the other for Best Picture, both are for Braveheart (1995).

Robert Redfor...
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12 Abusive Celebrity Relationships

August 20th, 2012 4:00pm EDT
Chris Brown & Rihanna
Even though her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown beat her up after the 2009 Grammy Awards, Rihanna has confessed she still cares for the hip hop star and that he's the love of her life.

Despite being famous, several celebrities have found themselves mixed up in abusive relationships. Check out our list of some of the worst...

Halle Berry has said an ex-boyfriend once hit her so hard she is still largely deaf in her left ear.

In 1998, Pamela Anderson's husband, Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, was arrested for spousal abuse, child abuse, and unlawful possession of a firearm. Anderson filed fo...
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10 Celebrity Philanthropists

July 28th, 2012 9:07am EDT
Oprah
Sometimes celebrities break out of the standard Hollywood mold of dropping huge sums of money on lavish cars and houses, and instead decide to support a greater cause. While celebrity powerhouses like Oprah Winfrey and Brangelina are well known for being big contributors to charity, we are going to take a look at the top ten celebrity philanthropists, as according to Forbes, of this year.

10. Sam Simon- The Simpsons co-creator has dished out $1,800,000 to the Sam Simon Foundation, which focuses on using dogs for the aid of others. Programs established by the foundation work to have dog...
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Mel Gibson Hit With Another Lawsuit From Stepmother

July 23rd, 2012 2:13pm EDT
Mel Gibson
Actor Mel Gibson has been hit with a new lawsuit from his own stepmother.

The Braveheart star's father, Hutton, filed for divorce from wife Teddy Joye Hicks Gibson and kicked her out of their marital home in June, and now the 78 year old has accused the actor of causing the break-up.

According to documents filed in Los Angeles, Teddy is seeking up to $65,000 in damages to cover her legal bills and a court order forcing Mel to allow her entrance into the house, according to TMZ.com.

This is the latest in a string of legal woes for the family - Teddy filed a restraining order against th...
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Mel Gibson's Stepmother Files For Restraining Order

July 2nd, 2012 7:55pm EDT
Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson is facing another legal headache - his stepmother has filed a restraining order against the actor/director.

Teddy Joye Hicks Gibson, 78, who is currently in the middle of a divorce from the movie star's father Hutton, claims she fears for her safety at the hands of her stepson after he threatened her and allegedly spat in her face.

In legal documents filed by the pensioner and obtained by TMZ.com, Hicks Gibson has taken aim at the Braveheart star's infamous temper, claiming he and his sister Maura hate her.

In the papers, her attorney Brian J. Kramer claims much of the drama i...
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Joe Eszterhas: 'Mel Gibson Needs Immediate Psychiatric Treatment'

June 8th, 2012 11:13am EDT
Mel Gibson Needs Immediate Psychiatric Treatment
You may remember the story and audio clip of Gibson's rant that floated around the internet last winter. Joe Eszterhas was hired by Mel Gibson to write a screenplay (The Mccabees), a story about Jewish Freedom fighters from 2nd century. The whole experience was so upsetting that Eszterhas felt he needed to write a book about the whole ordeal.

Now, Eszterhas has taken to the internet to defend and explain why he wrote the book. "The sordid violence of his threats, combined with the physical violence of two explosions I witnessed, is the other reason I wrote my book," explained Eszterhas in ...
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