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Report: Neil Patrick Harris Is Stressing Out Over His Career

1/12/2016 8:38am EST
Neil Patrick Harris Battling Depression? Star Is 'Struggling' Wi
Neil Patrick Harris is reportedly having problems coping with the pressure associated with having a Hollywood career.

The former "How I Met Your Mother" star's recent variety show was canceled, and he received mixed reviews after hosting the Oscars.

A source told Star magazine that the actor, 42, "may be in a depression."

The insider said: "The pressure to be a success is getting to him," adding, "He’s struggling with all the negativity. Everyone’s hoping he catches a break soon."

According to the magazine, Harris was "reportedly caught taking his anger out by yelling at his twins Harpe...

Rumor Patrol: Neil Patrick Harris Never To Host Oscars Again? 'House Of Cards' Ending? And More!

3/7/2015 12:30pm EST
Rumor Patrol: Neil Patrick Harris Oscar Future, Is This The End
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.

Neil Patrick Harris Will NEVER Be Asked To Host Oscars Again: Rumor has it that Neil Patrick Harris will never be asked to host the Academy Awards again after he spoofed the nominated film "Birdman" by appearing in his underwear. Academy members were so incensed they requested Harris never he asked back to host the show again.

Verdict: False! Harris received mixed reviews for his hosting duties. When...

How Did Neil Patrick Harris Do Hosting The Oscars?

2/23/2015 9:47pm EST
Neil Patrick Harris: The Best (And Worst) Moments From His First
Neil Patrick Harris hosted the Oscars for the first time on Sunday night after four successful runs as the host of the Tonys and a pair of Emmy hosting gigs.

So how did he do?

The three-plus-hour show had its share of ups and downs, with many of the ups being while Harris was off stage, and many of the downs being the tired old jokes he told. Some of them were good, but many fell flat and others were ill-timed.

Related: The Best & Worst Dressed At The 2015 Academy Awards

By the end of the show, a briefcase full of his predictions for the show was opened and he rushed through it, presuma...

What Were The Top 6 Best Moments Of Oscars 2015?

2/23/2015 10:51am EST
Oscars 2015: The 6 Best Moments Of The 2015 Academy Awards
Oscars 2015 will likely go down in history for several reasons. Not only was it one of the few times where the entire nominated group of actors and actresses were overwhelmingly white, it was also one of the most awkward of ceremonies. Several moments left viewers scratching their heads in disbelief, while others were laugh-out-loud funny. Still, it was difficult to narrow down to several of the best moments of the disjointed telecast. Here are the top six moments, honored for their weirdness, awkwardness and most of all, moments that will keep fans talking way into 2016!

Outfit of the...

Why Neil Patrick Harris Will Be The Best Oscar Host In History!

2/22/2015 9:48am EST
Why Neil Patrick Harris Will Be The Best Oscar Host In History!
Neil Patrick Harris is likely the most anticipated Oscars 2015 host in the show's history.

Harris' exhuberant personality and friendship with many of the hottest actors in Hollywood made him the number one choice to host the otherwise stuffy award show. But other than the fact that he's funny, smart and uber-talented, here are the reasons why NPH will rock the 87th annual Academy Awards.

Harris Has A History Of Awards Show Hosting Gigs

Harris has hosted many awards shows over the years. He has been honored with the task of manning the Emmys, the Spike Video Game Awards, the World Magic A...

'American Horror Story: Freak Show' 5 Most Absurd Moments From 'Magical Thinking'

1/8/2015 9:56am EST
NPH is the worst
This week on American Horror Story: yet another storyline and villainous character is introduced in a desperate attempt to get one more special guest star packed into an already crowded cast. The episode also featured another death, but unfortunately not enough to dwindle down this incredibly packed cast before the season’s end. How will every storyline be wrapped up if the show keeps introducing new ones?

Oh wait. It’s American Horror Story. Don’t think so hard about it. Just enjoy the ridiculousness. Here are the 5 most absurd moments from “Magical Thinking:”

Neil Patrick Harris as Ches...

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 To Host NBC Variety Show Based On Britain's 'Saturday Night Takeaway'

10/28/2014 7:06pm EDT
Neil Patrick Harris To Host NBC Variety Show Based On Britain's
Neil Patrick Harris is set to host a new variety show on NBC.

The How I Met Your Mother star will host a new U.S. version of the long-running British variety show "Saturday Night Takeaway," according to

A title for the show has yet to be determined, but it has been confirmed that it won't carry the name of the original and will, most likely, not air on Saturday evenings.

The actor is very excited to be on board with the U.S. adaptation, saying, "As I watched the show, I couldn't stop smiling. Now that I've seen many seasons, my face hurts. It's a game changer.

"Nothing like...

Neil Patrick Harris Tried To Keep His 'Wang' Hidden During 'Gone Girl' Sex Scene

10/27/2014 9:53am EDT
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Neil Patrick Harris opened up about his nude scene in "Gone Girl" during a recent interview with Conan O'Brien. The scene took a full two days to shoot.

"It was disarming...your butt is just out there," the actor explained. "There's the camera crew, and that's your butt."

Harris said he was more concerned about his co-star Rosamund Pike and wanted to make sure she felt comfortable, "didn't feel weird" and wanted to "make sure no one really saw my wang."

Harris plays Pike's ex-boyfriend Desi Collings in the film.

He added, "You don't mind a little hint of the wang, but you don't want a ...

2014's 'Most Fascinating People' Include Scarlett Johansson, Neil Patrick Harris

10/22/2014 8:04pm EDT
2014's 'Most Fascinating People' Include Scarlett Johansson, Nei
It's that time of year again - Barbara Walters is counting down the "10 Most Fascinating People" in her annual TV special.

While the number-one most fascinating person will be kept under wraps until the program airs on Dec. 14, Walters has released some of the names on the 2014 list.

TV mogul Oprah Winfrey, actor Neil Patrick Harris, actress and new mom Scarlett Johansson and comedienne Chelsea Handler are some of the stars who will be featured on the ABC program.

Walters said in a statement: "I was absolutely delighted when ABC approached me to do another year of 10 Most Fascinating Peo...

Neil Patrick Harris: Hosting The Oscars Is A 'Bucket List Dream Come True'

10/16/2014 9:05am EDT
Neil Patrick Harris: Hosting The Oscars Is A 'Bucket List Dream
Neil Patrick Harris is making the rounds as an awards show host. He has hosted the Tony Awards four times and the Emmy Awards twice. He just signed on to host the 2015 Academy Awards.

The "How I Met Your Mother Star" said of his new gig: "It is truly an honor and a thrill to be asked to host this year's Academy Awards. I grew up watching the Oscars and was always in such awe of some of the greats who hosted the show. To be asked to follow in the footsteps of Johnny Carson, Billy Crystal, Ellen DeGeneres, and everyone else who had the great fortune of hosting is a bucket list dream come tru...

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 ...

Rumor Patrol: Neil Patrick Harris Turned Down 'Late Show,' Selena Gomez Pregnant, More

5/17/2014 12:00pm EDT
Rumor Patrol: Neil Patrick Harris Turned Down 'Late Show,' Selen
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.

Neil Patrick Harris Offered Late Show: Did CBS want to stay in-house for David Letterman's replacement? There were several rumors they gunned for How I Met Your Mother star before ultimately getting Stephen Colbert. So did Harris turn them down, or was Colbert their #1 choice?

Verdict: Harris turned them down. He told Howard Stern, "Yes, I was in conversation with them (Moonves and CBS TV President Nin...

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...

Neil Patrick Harris Goes Nude For The Cover Of Rolling Stone

5/7/2014 11:17pm EDT
Neil Patrick Harris Rolling Stone
Neil Patrick Harris has taken it all off for the cover of the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine; employing a strategically placed top hat to hide his manhood.

The actor, who is currently starring on Broadway in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch,"

discussed his decision to come out and even shared his thoughts on sex.

"I think it would be easier to make that leap [coming out] at that age now, because there are so many examples," he says of his decision to inform the world on his sexual preferences in 2006. "But not back then, in a tiny town in the middle of the mountains of New Mexico. I wa...

Neil Patrick Harris Earns Rave Reviews In Broadway Revival Of 'Hedwig And The Angry Inch'

4/23/2014 10:36pm EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris made his debut in Broadway's rock musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" on Monday night and critics are raving about hsi performance.

The actor plays a transgender German singer in the show, which was attended by a number of stars including Amanda Seyfried, Christina Hendricks and husband Geoffrey Arend, Same Rockwell, Justin Long, Vogue magazine editor Anna Wintour and Harris' partner David Burtka.

"Harris is beyond fabulous, holds nothing back and plays it any way but safe in Michael Mayer's exhilarating production," says The Hollywood Reporter's David Rooney; while Ne...

New Pics: Neil Patrick Harris Stars On Broadway, Rumer Willis' Tacky Dress, Taylor Swift's Long, Sexy Legs & More!

4/23/2014 11:12am EDT
New Pics: Neil Patrick Harris Stars On Broadway, Rumer Willis' T
Neil Patrick Harris stars on Broadway in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," which is playing at the Belasco Theatre in New York City. The show mades its debut Tuesday night, and we've got a few pics of NPH in character.

Rumer Willis wore a revealing black dress to the ELLE 5th Annual Women in Music concert at the Avalon in Hollywood, revealing her pink underwear. We think it's tacky.

Taylor Swift was spotted leaving her apartment in Tribeca, NYC, wearing a short skirt and showing off her long, sexy legs.

See these and lots more in the slideshow above.

Want more? Head over to our PHOTOS page t...

Neil Patrick Harris Curses At Audience Member During Broadway Show

4/21/2014 12:00pm EDT
Neil Patrick Harris Curses At Audience Member During Broadway Sh
An audience member recently interrupted Neil Patrick Harris' concentration during his Broadway show "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," forcing the actor to confront the woman while in character.

The actor plays a a transgender glam rocker in the cult musical written by John Cameron Mitchell, and during a recent performance a female fan declared her affection for the star, shouting, "I love you, Neil!"

Harris responded, "I'm doing something up here, motherf---er!" and the audience erupted in applause, according to the New York Post's Page Six.

A representative for the actor has since explained ...

Neil Patrick Harris Calls Himself 'Manorexic' After Dropping 20 Pounds For Role

4/17/2014 4:03pm EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris went through a bit of a transformation for his titular broadway role in "Hedwig and the Angry Itch."

Harris dropped over 20 pounds to play the transsexual character, and he likened it to Oscar-winner Jared Leto's weight loss to play a transsexual in Dallas Buyers Club.

Harris told ABC News, "I've lost 20 pounds almost for the role to try and be more sort of more feminine, which changed my whole posture. I'm becoming like Jared Leto 'manorexic.'

"Every time I eat like half a sandwich I’m like, 'Alright, just one chip.' And I eat the chip and I’m like, 'Oh no, what have...

Neil Patrick Harris Calls 'Late Show' Job 'An Asinine Amount Of Work'

4/8/2014 6:03pm EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris hasn't turned down possibly hosting Late Show when David Letterman retires, but he doesn't sound too thrilled about the job.

Harris has been rumored to be on CBS's wish list to replace Letterman after the hose leaves the Late Show in 2015. Other names include Stephen Colbert and Late Late Show host Craig Ferguson.

Harris told the New York Observer, "I’m super focused on Hedwig at the moment, so that hasn’t even been a conversation at all." The former How I Met Your Mother star is currently a Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Itch. He added, "But I’m a big fan...

Rumor Patrol: James Franco's Viral Stunt, David Letterman's Replacement, More

4/5/2014 12:03pm EDT
James Franco
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.

James Franco's Viral Stunt: As you have probably heard by now, Franco is embroiled in a scandal after he allegedly sent texts to a teenage girl who was visiting New York with her parents. However, many believe the whole story is a stunt to draw attention to his independent project Palo Alto, which follows a man in an relationship with a younger girl.

Verdict: False. Unfortunately for Franco, we really ...

'How I Met Your Mother' Cast Knew The Show's Ending Since Series Began

4/1/2014 11:41pm EDT
How I Met Your Mother
The cast of How I Met Your Mother has known how the series was going to end since the show's beginning back in 2005.

Producers revealed the end of the story to stars Josh Radnor and Lyndsy Fonseca, who play star Josh Radnor's children on the series, when scenes for the end of the series were shot at the beginning in order to ensure that the series came full circle.

"(Creators) Carter (Bays) and Craig (Thomas), are so smart. They had actually planned the ending during our pilot," says star Cobie Smulders, who plays Radnor's love interest on the show. "They shot some scenes with the two chi...

'How I Met Your Mother' Series Finale: Was It Legendary?

4/1/2014 7:43am EDT
How I Met Your Mother
"How I Met Your Mother" completed its legendary nine-season run with a series finale that was lovingly poignant without losing its trademark humor. The series finale zoomed more than fifteen years in the future, chronicling major milestones in the gangs' lives who promised to always be there for the "big moments" but still grew apart.


Marshall and Lily (Jason Segel and Alyson Hannigon respectively) indeed went to Rome and had two more children. Marshall finally achieved his dreams of becoming a judge (aka Judge Fudge" or "Fudge Supreme"). Due to the demands of Robin...

Celebrity Buddies, Really?

3/6/2014 2:00pm EST
17 Unlikely Celebrity Buddies
Celebrities will always be available to promote off their latest products, films, television shows and endorsements. Yet, they tend to keep their celebrity friendships on the down low. Some of these star buddies are surprising, some are well-known. With all the behind-the-scenes backstabbing that can go along with being in the business, it is a good thing these duos have each other to count on for some real camaraderie.

1. Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio

Leo and Jonah found friendship on the set of "Wolf of Wall Street" and have continued their relationship ever since. Said Jonah to E!,...

Neil Patrick Harris Honored By Drama League

2/4/2014 2:30pm EST
Neil Patrick Harris
On Monday night, Neil Patrick Harris was honored by his peers at The Drama League's 30th annual all-star gala in New York City.

The 40 year-old performer's career was celebrated at the organization's Musical Celebration of Broadway event at the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan.

Celebrities including Zachary Levi, Kal Penn, Audra McDonald and Harris' TV reporter partner David Burtka were in attendance at the bash, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg.

Drama League Executive Director Gabriel Shanks says, "We are overjoyed to add Neil Patrick Harris to the legendary roster of artists who have been honored...

There's 'A Million Ways To Die In The West' In The Hilarious Redband Trailer

1/30/2014 7:03pm EST
A Million Ways To Die In The West
There's A Million Ways to die in the West isn't just the title of Seth MacFarlane's upcoming comedy, it's a pretty accurate description of the film itself.

In the premiere red-band (R-rated) trailer, Seth MacFarlane's character Albert loathes the fact that everything is deadly in Arizona in the late 1800s. However, Albert is smitten with a newcomer played by Charlize Theron who also happens to have the skills to teach him how to take on a deadly outlaw (Liam Neeson). That doesn't mean Albert will learn shooting any faster, as he has difficulty taking out bottles at point-blank range.


Neil Patrick Harris Shares 'Drinking Binge' From Mexico Vacation

1/7/2014 6:03pm EST
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Neil Patrick Harris had some fun with his Instagram fans yesterday, showing off what he was up to while in vacation in Sunny Mexico.

In a funny series of pictures, the How I Met Your Mother actor showed himself in several stages of "inebriation" as he tested how many margaritas he could drink during the day.

"Last day of our Mexico adventure. Let's see just how many margaritas I can drink. Cheers!" NPH posted while standing in front of a pool, holding a book.

Fast forward 2 hours: "Margarita #12: I's the life of the party!! Everybodyone is LOVING me!!" He posted, showing a photo of h...

'How I Met Your Mother' Recap: John Lithgow Returns In Episode 'Mom And Dad'

11/19/2013 9:08am EST
How I Met Your Mother
Last week Robin was dealing with the fact that her mother was not going to make it to her wedding, but one family member that was making the trip out was Barney’s dad.  Jerry, played by the incomparable John Lithgow, was reunited with Barney a couple of seasons ago after being absent for most of Barney’s childhood. 

When Barney sees Jerry run into his mom, Loretta, he gets the childish notion that maybe his parents could get back together.  He decides to put together one of his patented elaborate schemes, but this one may have been a bit over the top.  Barney sends Jerry’s wife Sheryl on a...