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Stars Confront The People Who Hate Them On CW's 'H8R'

8/26/2011 8:37am EDT
Mario Lopez
Mario Lopez is launching a new hidden camera TV show to give celebrities a platform to confront their haters.

Lopez has partnered with The CW for the project, called "H8R."

He tells Star magazine, "The Internet provides a forum for haters. We thought, 'What if a person confronted the celebrity they're bashing? Would they still have the guts to stay it to their face?

"It's a chance (for celebrities) to rehabilitate their image. They can have a little fun with somebody who dislikes them because of a perceived notion and then try to show them the real person behind the celebrity."

And Lope...
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Hot Dad Alert: Mario Lopez 'Pampers' Daughter Gia!

7/23/2011 3:00pm EDT
Mario Lopez
Mario Lopez and Courtney Mazza sure know how to 'pamper' their daughter Gia! Mario showed off his sculpted arms while lifting his little bundle of joy in her Pampers Limited Edition Prints Diapers while at Brand Park in Glendale, California. This baby sure is styling!
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Which Celebrities Have The 'Best Summer Bodies?'

7/20/2011 11:09am EDT
Kim Kardashian
MensHealth.com and WomensHealthMag.com just released their "Best Summer Bodies" lists. Comprised of actors, musicians, and professional athletes, the lists reveal the fittest and hottest beach-ready bodies.

"True Blood" star Joe Manganiello reigns atop the men's list. He follows a 2,500 calorie-a-day diet and does two-a-day workouts focusing on total body circuit training.

"Glee" funny girl Heather Morris took first place for the best female body. She stays toned and stress-free by "Piloxing" – a mix of Pilates, boxing and dance.

Following are the top 10 lists:

Hottest Men

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Mario Lopez Violates Zoning Codes

6/5/2011 12:33pm EDT
Mario Lopez
Actor Mario Lopez is facing a construction headache after starting work on a cabana at his historic Glendale, California home without the proper permission.

The former Saved By The Bell star, who is now a top TV personality, has upset city officials, who have demanded he cease building a pool cabana at his home, which is listed on the local historic registry.

The Los Angeles Times reports Lopez violated zoning codes when his contractor began work on the new addition without obtaining permits.

Lopez must obtain the proper permits before June 27 for the work to continue. Without them, city...
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The CW Announces New & Returning Shows For 2011-12

5/19/2011 9:37am EDT
Ringer
The CW Network unveiled the schedule for its 2011-2012 season at its annual upfront presentation for advertisers, affiliates and national media from Jazz at Lincoln Center. Electro hip-hop group LMFAO staged a rousing flash mob dance and performed their hit song Party Rock Anthem to open the show. The announcement was made by Dawn Ostroff, President of Entertainment, and Mark Pedowitz, the new President of The CW.

"Hart of Dixie," from the "Gossip Girl' team of Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, is a medical franchise with a proven star in Rachel Bilson, added Pedowitz. Sarah Michelle ...
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Celeb Baby News: Ali Landry & Mary McCormack Are Pregnant

4/23/2011 3:33pm EDT
Ali Landry
Model/actress Ali Landry and her director husband Alejandro Monteverde are expecting their second child.

Landry is three-and-a-half months pregnant and is due to give birth in the winter. The tot will be a little brother or sister for the couple's three-year-old daughter Estela.

She tells Life & Style magazine, "I found out on Valentine's Day and told my husband and daughter together - they were both so excited!

"I love being pregnant. Being a mom is just the best thing in the entire world."

Landry wed Monteverde in 2006. The former beauty queen was briefly married to "Saved By The ...
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Hayden Panettiere Continues 'Scream 4' Publicity Tour, Still Looks Great

4/14/2011 3:00pm EDT
Hayden Panettiere
Hayden Panettiere was a guest on "Extra" with Mario Lopez at the Grove in Los Angeles yesterday. She looked cute in a one-shoulder gray dress.

The actress has been busy promoting her new film "Scream 4." She stood out in a bright red cocktail dress at the film's premiere in Hollywood earlier this week. Get our review of the film HERE.

She also appeared on the "Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Tuesday and talked about how fans are curious about how she and her extremely tall boyfriend make it work behind bedroom doors.

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'Ask Elizabeth': Jessie Spano's Self-esteem Guide For Teens

3/22/2011 11:38am EDT
Elizabeth Berkley
Elizabeth Berkley was on the “Today” show this morning to promote her recently penned book “Ask Elizabeth,” which in conjunction with its namesake website, attempts to dispense advice to teen girls.  Berkley, or for those that grew up in the 90’s, Jessie Spano, is best known for her role as the brainy feminazi pushing her ideals and agenda to the masses at Bayside High in the beloved classic show “Saved by the Bell.” 

Jessie Spano’s main missions in life revolved around being admitted to fictional Stanford parody, Stansbury College, and keeping “macho pig,” A.C. Slater, played by hunky sid...
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2010 Year In Entertainment Review: September

1/2/2011 1:00pm EST
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga was the big winner and talking point at the MTV Video Music Awards this month - she picked up eight accolades and stunned everyone by taking to the stage in a meat dress. Meanwhile, Penelope Cruz confirmed the news she was pregnant with Javier Bardem's baby, and Angelina Jolie - who visited flood-ravaged Pakistan - was named Best Celebrity Role Model in an online poll.

George Michael began his eight-week prison sentence in London after being found guilty of cannabis possession and driving under the influence of drugs, and Guns N' Roses were booed and bottled offstage in Ireland a...
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Eva Longoria Confirms Divorce Via Twitter

11/17/2010 3:40pm EST
Eva Longoria
Eva Longoria has confirmed she's divorcing her husband of three years in a tweet to fans and friends. The actress filed divorce papers in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning and then took to Twitter.com to tell followers she and husband Tony Parker had split.

She wrote, "It is with great sadness that after 7 years together, Tony and I have decided to divorce. We love each other deeply and pray for each other's happiness."

Meanwhile, the actress' close friend, U.S. TV host Mario Lopez, has revealed she's "devastated" about the split, allegedly brought on by her husband's infidelity.

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'Dancing' Star Karina Smirnoff Gets Engaged, Sizzles In Cut-Out Dress

11/8/2010 4:00pm EST
Karina Smirnoff
"Dancing With The Stars" dancer Karina Smirnoff showed off her figure at the 5th Anniversary of Tao Las Vegas Nightclub over the weekend. She wore a black and white dress with a strategic cut-out on her chest.

The sexy TV dancer just got engaged to marry her baseball star boyfriend Brad Penny. Smirnoff showed off her huge new diamond ring at the party in Las Vegas on Saturday night and revealed her partner proposed in early October.

She tells People.com, "We kept it quiet because my family is in New York and Brad's family is in Oklahoma so we kind of wanted them to come out and celebrate ...
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Hollywood's Top 10 Hottest Latinos & Latinas

11/8/2010 9:00am EST
Hottest Latinos Y Latinas
Whether you’re looking for that curvy, luscious Latina, or that passionate, hot-blooded Latino, Starpulse is counting down this year’s top-10, sexiest Latin celebrities! Check it out!

10. Following in his daddy-o’s footsteps, pro skateboarder, Paul Rodriguez Jr., has all the ladies going loca! This 25-year-old hottie is sponsored by some of the biggest names in the industry, including Nike SB, Mountain Dew and even Target! While his father, Paul Rodriguez, remains to be one of the funniest men in show-biz, Paul Jr. seems to be slowly moving towards the big screen. P-rod starred in Rob Dyrd...
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Celebrity Birthdays - October 10, 2010

10/10/2010 3:00am EDT
Mario Lopez
Happy Birthday to:

Saved by the Bell heartthrob Mario Lopez (1973)

Pop singer Mya (1979)

Nash Bridgesstarpulse actress Jodi Lyn O'Keefe (1978)

Country singer Tanya Tucker (1958)

Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth (1954)

Actor/dancer Ben Vereen (1946)

Actor Peter Coyote (1942)

Cult filmmaker Ed Wood (1924; d. 1978)

Legendary jazz pianist Thelonious Monk (1917; d. 1982)

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Our Favorite Child TV Stars- Where Are They Now?

9/28/2010 9:00am EDT
Saved by the Bell
Don’t pretend you don’t still think about how dreamy Zack Morris was ladies, or how all of you guys loved how much Sam loved sports on Who’s the Boss. I still lie awake at night wondering what Malcolm-Jamal Warner from The Cosby Show is up to these days. Love them or not, the shows we grew up with were a part of our childhood that we will never be able to shake. If you’ve ever wondered what your favorite childhood stars are up to post 80’s fame, we did a little digging and found out for you, are they still acting or did they return to the "normal" life?

Saved By the Bell – Lisa Turtle "...
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Khloe & Kim Kardashian Wore The Same Dress This Week - Who Wore It Better?

9/26/2010 9:00am EDT
Kim and Khloe
Kim Kardashian had a busy day Friday. She showed off her curves in a trendy bandage dress by Herve Leger after dining at Nobu with former MTV Veejay Lala Vasquez. Kim wore the same dress that her sister Khloe wore earlier in the week while dining at Katsuya with husband Lamar Odom. Who do you think wore it better? Yeah, we do too.

Earlier in the day, the sexy "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star spent time with Mario Lopez filming an interview for news magazine show Extra! and caused quite a stir at The Grove in Los Angeles. Lopez films his interview segments at the shoping hotspot, giv...
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Mario Lopez Proposes To His Baby Mama

9/16/2010 9:27am EDT
Mario Lopez
Mario Lopez has proposed to his girlfriend Courtney Mazza just hours after she gave birth to their first child, according to new tabloid reports.

The actors, who met while starring together on Broadway in 2008, welcomed daughter Gia Francesca into the world on September 11.

And former Saved By The Bell star Lopez, who almost missed the birth after dashing back to Los Angeles from Las Vegas, was so thrilled to be a first time dad he proposed to 28-year-old Mazza while she was still in her hospital bed, reports the National Enquirer.

A source tells the publication, "Mario said the delivery...
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Mario Lopez Is A Dad!

9/12/2010 10:15pm EDT
Mario Lopez
Beloved TV personality Mario Lopez is a first-time dad - his girlfriend Courtney Mazza gave girth to a baby girl on Saturday.

The former "Saved By The Bell" star and Mazza have named the tot Gia Francesca.

The host of showbusiness news show "Extra" says, "We are so overjoyed. What an amazing, wonderful and overwhelming experience."

Lopez hopes to write a book and create a reality TV show about first-time fatherhood.

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They'll Let Anybody Write A Book These Days

7/17/2010 10:55am EDT
Celebrity Books
2010 has been a big year so far for celebrity authors. Big-screen actors, reality TV stars, musicians and other celebs have been pimping their self-help tomes, novels, and children's books.

Most recently, "Real Housewives" star Bethenny Frankel released "Skinnygirl Dish: Easy Recipes For Your Naturally Thin Life," Hugh Hefner's ex Kendra Wilkinson publicized "Sliding Into Home" and "American Idol" runner-up David Archuleta pimped "Chords of Strength: A Memoir of Soul, Song and the Power of Perseverance."

But there have been so many more just this year alone! Check 'em out!

Jennifer Love...
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Mario Lopez To Star In VH1 Reality Show

7/15/2010 8:35am EDT
Mario Lopez
Former "Saved By The Bell" star Mario Lopez has convinced TV bosses to give him his own reality series documenting his new role as a first-time father.

Lopez is expecting a baby with his girlfriend Courtney Mazza later this year, and VH1 network bosses have signed off on his proposal about a series based on his new family.

The as-yet-untitled series will document Lopez's trials and tribulations as a dad, balancing parenting with his busy work schedule.

A network spokesperson tells The Hollywood Reporter, "Our audience have watched Mario go from a kid in a fictional high school to a man w...
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Mario Lopez Planning TV Show About Fatherhood

6/1/2010 2:28pm EDT
Mario Lopez
Former Saved By The Bell star Mario Lopez is hoping to become a reality TV dad-to-be.

The actor-turned-TV-personality will document his trials and tribulations as a first-time dad in a new series. Lopez is expecting a baby with his girlfriend Courtney Mazza later this year and he reveals he's already working on a TV proposal.

He tells People.com, "It follows me through juggling everything and wanting to learn. There's so much out there for women but not so much for men, and I want to be a very hands-on dad. I think having a humorous but informative way to tell that story would be great ...
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Mario Lopez Is Excited About Being A First-Time Dad

3/11/2010 8:25am EST
Mario Lopez
Actor-turned-TV-presenter Mario Lopez is to become a first-time father - his girlfriend Courtney Mazza is pregnant.

The "Saved By The Bell" and "Nip/Tuck" star, who is the daily host of showbiz news program "Extra," met and fell in love with Mazza while working with her on Broadway in "A Chorus Line" in 2008.

In a statement released on Wednesday, Lopez said, "We're very happy. Courtney and I couldn't be more excited. I've waited my whole life to be a dad; this is a true blessing."

See more photos of Mario here!
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2010 Grammy Awards Fashion (Photos)

2/1/2010 12:10pm EST
2010 Grammy Awards Fashion
Gold and beige were hot colors at last night's Grammy Awards. Beyonce looked fantastic in a form-fitting Stephanie Rolland gown, while Katy Perry wore the same shade in a dress by Zac Posen, complete with gold flowers. Sexy "Tik Tok" pop star Ke$ha wore a flirty gold fringed dress. Carrie Underwood took the stage in a strapless gold gown but wore a white dress with an asymmetrical neckline on the red carpet.

Fergie stood out in her electric blue and gold dress, which had a hint of Egyptian flare. Taylor Swift was one of our top picks of the night in a blue sparkly floor-length Kaufman F...
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Starpulse Scene: Top 10 Latest Hollywood Gossip

11/20/2009 9:38am EST
Top 10 Latest Hollywood Gossip
Contributing writer Erin Demchak shares the Top 10 latest Hollywood gossip on the Starpulse Scene. This week Erin discusses a few Hollywood actors taking on some new gigs- Mario Lopez will host the Miss America pageant, Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin will co-host the Academy Awards and James Franco will guest star on 30 Rock.

Dakota Fanning was crowned Homecoming Queen at her high school, Rihanna finally opens up about Chris Brown, two Twilight stars may be more than just friends and see who Chris Martin was smooching behind Gwyneth Paltrow's back. Check out these stories and more on thi...
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Celebrity Birthdays, October 10

10/10/2009 3:00am EDT
Mario Lopez
Happy Birthday to:

Saved by the Bell heartthrob Mario Lopez (1973)

Pop singer Mya (1979)

Nash Bridgesstarpulse actress Jodi Lyn O'Keefe (1978)

Country singer Tanya Tucker (1958)

Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth (1954)

Actor/dancer Ben Vereen (1946)

Actor Peter Coyote (1942)

Cult filmmaker Ed Wood (1924; d. 1978)

Legendary jazz pianist Thelonious Monk (1917; d. 1982)

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Weekly Fashion Wrap Up - Emmy Winners & Losers

9/26/2009 10:26am EDT
2009 Emmys
There were lots of fashion picks this week as the 61st Annual Primetime Emmy's were on Sunday. Check out our Weekly Fashion Wrap Up - Emmy's Style!

LOSERS

Jessica Lowndes

Jessica tops our worst dressed list, mainly because she just didn't get it. Who wears that to any red carpet event?

Image © PR Photos

Charlie Sheen and Wife Brooke

Something about these two is a little off- and we get that she just had twins- but couldn't they have tried a little harder?

Image © PR Photos

Drew Barrymoore

Maybe it's her recent odd style choices, or just bad taste in r...
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Dustin Diamond Talks Pot, Steroids, And Hook-Ups Between 'Saved By The Bell' Stars

9/24/2009 3:45pm EDT
Dustin Diamond
In the latest Us Weekly, Dustin Diamond (Screech) has come forward with shocking claims about his Saved by the Bell co-stars' drug use and promiscuity.

"I could smell a certain 'smoke,' wafting from the crack" underneath his castmates' dressing rooms, he says, in reference to their alleged marijuana use.

He also claims that Mark-Paul Gosselaar used steroids in the early 90's before starring in Saved by the Bell: The College Years. "He suddenly exploded with manliness, loading 25 pounds of muscle on his once-scrawny frame in, oh, about a month." Gosselarr has since responded to the ma...
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TV Reunions We'd Like To See

8/28/2009 10:02am EDT
Party Of Five
We all have our favorite shows, especially the ones we used to beg mom and dad to let us stay up and watch. Or the shows we watched with our friends every week and discussed the next day in school because it was the most exciting event in our lives. Most of these shows are played in syndication, but the true fans want to know what's going on with our favorite characters now.

Here are the top shows that we'd love to see do reunion specials:

It's been 20 years since "Saved by the Bell," TV's first live-action Saturday morning sitcom debuted. The show started as "Good Morning, Miss Blis...
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Mario Lopez In A Wife Beater: Hot Or Not?

6/8/2009 12:01pm EDT
Mario Lopez
Mario Lopez sported some muscles while in Las Vegas on Saturday wearing a white tank top, shorts, and sneakers. What do you think about Mario? Is he hot or not? See more photos after the jump...

Images © PR Photos

Lopez reportedly split with Dancing With The Stars pro dancer Karina Smirnoff recently. So he's single, ladies!

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Hanging With Mario Lopez Of 'Extra'

4/22/2009 11:56am EDT
MARIO LOPEZ
Mario Lopez, most commonly known as A.C. Slater from "Saved by the Bell," is anything but a one-trick pony. In fact, Lopez barely has time for himself these days now that he's the solo host of "Extra," the popular television entertainment news show.

But that's not all. Lopez was a contestant on "Dancing With The Stars" (where he was the runner-up), he has hosted MTV's "America's Best Dance Crew" for three seasons, and he appears on the F/X drama "Nip/Tuck." If that wasn't enough, Lopez has written a bestselling fitness book, "Mario Lopez's Knockout Fitness," and is working on a childre...
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Celebrities Who Should Spend Time On Dr. Paul's 'In Treatment' Couch

4/5/2009 8:08am EDT
In Treatment
Season two of HBO's underrated and addicting therapy drama In Treatment starts Sunday, April 5, with new cast members Hope Davis and John Mahoney upping the star power. Just in case Dr. Paul Weston (Gabriel Byrne) gets bored with the real-life problems of his patients, here's a look at what other celebs could use a little time venting on his couch:

Miley Cyrus

During season one Paul spent his Wednesday afternoons with Sophie, a talented teenager...in a relationship with an older man...who had some father issues...and a bratty attitude. Sound familiar, Miley?

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