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Chad Lowe Is A Dad Again

November 18th, 2012 10:59am EST
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Actor Chad Lowe is a dad again - his wife Kim gave birth to a baby girl on Thursday.

The Pretty Little Liars star, who was previously married to Oscar winner Hilary Swank, revealed he was preparing for the birth earlier this week and hoping he would be a new dad by Thanksgiving.

Lowe's second child was born in Los Angeles. The couple's first daughter, Mabel, was born three years ago.

The actor confirmed the happy news in a post on his page, writing, "It's a girl!!! And she's as beautiful as her mommy... & big sister Mabel!! We are blessed!"

Maggie Q To Play Animated Wonder Woman

March 14th, 2012 9:12am EDT
Maggie Q
Maggie Q is set to become the latest actress to play Wonder Woman after signing on for a new animated TV series.

The actress will make her debut as the superheroine in Cartoon Network series "Young Justice" on March 24, according to

Maggie Q insists she was born to play Wonder Woman: "In my head I am her. No stretch there. When I was a kid, I used to dress up as her. I couldn't afford a costume, so I would make her headband, wristbands and the lasso out of paper and tape it to myself, and run around, climb up roofs and try to jump off them."

Wonder Woman has been portrayed b...

'Pretty Little Liars' Cast Reveal Who 'A' Is (Video)

January 3rd, 2011 11:03am EST
Pretty Little Liars
The wait is finally over! The season premiere of ABC Family's hit series, Pretty Little Liars, airs tonight and do we have a special treat for you! We caught up with the studs from PLL to find out who the mysterious 'A' really is! Get ready; you'll never guess what they say!

Chad Lowe Marries Longtime Girlfriend

August 31st, 2010 1:00pm EDT
Chad Lowe
Chad Lowe has put his failed marriage to Hilary Swank firmly behind him by exchanging vows with his longtime girlfriend.

The actor became a first-time father when his partner, film producer Kim Painter, gave birth to their daughter Mabel last year. And the happy couple made its union official by tying the knot on Saturday in an intimate beachside ceremony at the Terranea Resort in Los Angeles.

The groom's actor brother Rob served as best man and 15-month-old Mabel acted as ring bearer, according to

Lowe finalized his divorce from Swank in 2007.

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No Marriage Plans For Hilary Swank?

August 17th, 2010 2:00pm EDT
Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank is adamant she has no plans to wed her boyfriend of four years because she's reluctant to walk down the aisle again.

The Million Dollar Baby star was married to actor Chad Lowe for nine years before their divorce in 2006, and she began dating her agent, John Campisi, in the wake of her marriage breakdown. The couple is still together, but Swank is convinced there won't be a wedding in the next few years because neither of them is ready to rush back into a long term commitment.

She tells InStyle magazine, "I believe in the sanctity of marriage. John and I, you know, we were ...

Sandra Bullock, Kate Winslet Victims Of 'Best Actress' Oscar Curse? (Video)

March 19th, 2010 12:20am EDT
Oscar Curse
The latest news about Sandra Bullock's husband, Jesse James, allegedly cheating on her and the recent revelation that Kate Winslet is splitting from her husband, director Sam Mendes, leads us to believe that perhaps their recent Best Actress Oscar wins have something to do with it.

Yes folks, it appears that an 'Oscar Curse' has been running wild in Hollywood for the last decade. The curse appears to have begun in 2001, when Julia Roberts won the award for her performance in "Erin Brockovich". Shortly after her win (although not married to each other) she dumped boyfriend Benjamin Bratt.


Hilary Swank: 'I'll Always Be Friends With Lowe'

November 8th, 2009 2:00pm EST
Hilary Swank will Always Be Friends With Lowe
Hilary Swank is not bitter over her divorce from Chad Lowe - she insists they will remain best friends forever.

The Oscar-winning actress and Lowe met in 1992 on the set of Quiet Days in Hollywood, and wed in a lavish ceremony in 1997.

They announced their split in 2006 and the former couple has since moved on - Lowe welcomed his first daughter with girlfriend Kim Painter in May, while Swank is now dating her agent, John Campisi.

However, the Million Dollar Baby star still cherishes the time she spent with her ex-husband.

She says, "It's really such a part of the past, it's ...

Chad Lowe's Girlfriend Gives Birth

May 21st, 2009 4:29pm EDT
Chad Lowe
Actor Chad Lowe is a dad - his girlfriend Kim Painter has given birth to a baby girl.

The little girl, called Mabel, was born on Saturday.

Lowe started dating Painter two years ago after splitting from his wife Hilary Swank.

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Chad Lowe To Welcome First Child

January 29th, 2009 2:36pm EST
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Actor Chad Lowe is taking on a new role as dad - his girlfriend is expecting their first child.

Emmy-winning actor Lowe, 41, will welcome the new addition with his partner of two years, producer Kim Painter, this summer. A spokesperson for the actor says, "The couple is overjoyed and could not be happier."

Lowe finalized his divorce from ex-wife Hilary Swank in 2007.

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Chad Lowe Blasts Rumors Of Girlfriend's Affair With Val Kilmer

January 14th, 2008 12:06pm EST
Chad Lowe
Actor Chad Lowe has blasted rumors his girlfriend Kim Painter has been conducting a secret affair with Val Kilmer.

The Unfaithful star's producer beau was recently photographed out and about with 48-year-old Kilmer - but Lowe, brother of actor Rob, has vehemently denied any romantic relationship between his partner and the Alexander star.

Lowe's spokesperson tells the New York Post's gossip column PageSix the actor and Painter are "madly in love", adding: "Val and Kim are old friends and were working in Los Angeles together."

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Hilary Swank Gushes About Her Boyfriend, 'Definitely Wants To Have Babies One Day'

April 27th, 2007 1:45pm EDT
Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank is over the moon with her boyfriend John Campisi, and praises him as an "extraordinary man." The double Oscar-winner, who split from husband Chad Lowe last year after nine years of marriage, has opened up about her seven months long relationship with the Hollywood agent in the German edition of InToch magazine.

She says, "He is an extraordinary man. I'm very, very fine with him. I am pretty optimistic about us."

And the actress, 32, is already thinking about starting a family. She adds, "I definitely want to have babies one day! They bind together and change the who...

Stars Stranded At Charity Skiing Event

March 12th, 2007 11:00pm EDT
Rob Morrow
Acting pals Rob Morrow, Chad Lowe and Fisher Stevens sparked a major emergency operation in the mountains near Aspen, Colorado at the weekend when they accidentally skied into an off-limits area.

The trio were taking part in the Celebrity Downhill event to benefit Colorado's Aspen Youth Experience when they realized they were lost. They had to be rescued by the Aspen Mountain Ski Patrol.

Former Northern Exposure star Morrow tells local newspaper the Aspen Times Weekly, "Fortunately, we're all good skiers, (but) we were going every which way."

Morrow, Lowe and Stevens found th...

IFC's Political Documentary "...So Goes The Nation" Hits DVD Feb. 13

February 5th, 2007 3:14pm EST
So Goes The Nation
Get an unprecedented glimpse into how the American voting public chooses its leaders as Genius Products presents the critically acclaimed documentary …So Goes the Nation on DVD February 13. Directed by James D. Stern (The Year of Yao, Michael Jordan to the Max, It's the Rage) and Adam Del Deo (The Year of Yao), …So Goes the Nation examines America's tumultuous electoral process though the eyes of diverse politicians, activists, and voters.

The 2004 presidential election between George W. Bush and John Kerry provides the stage in …So Goes the Nation, showing how the voting public is ma...

Chad Lowe Became An Alcoholic In His Teens

January 27th, 2007 9:00pm EST
Chad Lowe
Actor Chad Lowe knew he has alcoholic tendencies when he was a teenager trying to drink away awkward moments.

The 24 star has been sober for over three years, thanks to regular Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, but can still remember how booze took away his childhood inhibitions.

The 39-year-old actor explains, "I drank to change and alter my moods and to feel better... to deal with self-pity or depression, to a certain degree... It's (alcohol) like this wonder tonic. When you're awkward and you don't know how to act and you feel insecure and you're... 12 or 13... I realised after ...

Chad Lowe - Hilary Swank Relationship Strained By Substance Abuse But Not Reason It Ended

January 26th, 2007 12:44pm EST
Chad Lowe
Actor Chad Lowe refuses to blame his substance abuse for the breakdown of his marriage to double Oscar winner Hilary Swank, but he admits it "strained" their relationship.

Swank and Lowe were married for eight years before splitting last year, and Lowe has previously admitted to being "disappointed" when Swank discussed his troubled past in an interview with Vanity Fair.

But he denies their relationship was ever affected by jealousy, insisting he was proud to see her win Oscars for 1999's Boys Don't Cry and 2004's Million Dollar Baby during the years they were together.

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They Said What? Memorable Celebrity Quotes

January 23rd, 2007 4:00pm EST
Justin Timberlake
"As much as I've learned, I am still a man so I have some kind of learning disability. And women wouldn't have us any other way." Newly single Justin Timberlake defends his commitment fears.

"There's something freeing about going through a divorce. In a way you learn to cherish every moment." Chad Lowe is philosophical about his split from actress wife Hilary Swank.

"I have a passionate hate for plastic bags." Cate Blanchett on her pet hates.

"They are utterly fascinating to me, and I think they deserve to be written about." Rupert Everett on why he chose to discuss pals like...

'24' Does Double Time February 12

January 22nd, 2007 10:44am EST
The uninterrupted season of 24 will clock in for a special two-hour event Monday, Feb. 12 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. In the special two-hour event, Day Six: 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M./Day Six: 2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M., the nation continues to reel from the terrorist attacks and Agent Bauer battles unthinkable circumstances. Additionally, savvy politico Reed Pollock (Chad Lowe) and Vice President Noah Daniels (Powers Boothe) become increasingly involved.

Day Six opened last week with the nation under attack and Jack Bauer’s (Kiefer Sutherland) sacrificial return to the United States after a ...

Chad Lowe Dates Personal Assistant

January 18th, 2007 9:40am EST
Chad Lowe
Hilary Swank's estranged husband Chad Lowe has found love again with Carrie Fisher's personal assistant. Lowe, 32, has been quietly dating pretty brunette Kim Painter, 33, since October. The two became friends last summer and went public with their relationship at a wedding in Los Angeles last month.

A source tells Star, "She's not into the Hollywood scene, she's a tomboy and drives a pickup truck."

Swank and Lowe announced they were splitting last year, and the actress star is currently dating her agent, John Campisi.

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Celebrity Birthdays, January 15

January 15th, 2007 3:00am EST
Martin Luther King Jr.
Happy Birthday to tennis pro Mary Pierce (1975), character and voice actor Regina King (1971), actor Chad Lowe (1968), actor/director Mario Van Peebles (1957), British actor Julian Sands (1958), comedic stage and screen star Andrea Martin (1947), Spanish singer/actress Charo (1942), civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. (1929; d. 1968), TV Lois Lane Phyllis Coates (1927), actor Lloyd Bridges (1913), and jazz drummer Gene Krupa (1909; d. 1973).

Hilary Swank Is Adjusting To Independent New Life

January 10th, 2007 8:34am EST
Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank is adjusting to living on her own for the first time in her life since separating from husband Chad Lowe. The star announced last May that the couple was divorcing after eight years of marriage.

She explains, "I've never lived alone before, ever. I went from living with my mom right to living with Chad. Now, with traveling a lot and not staying any place for long, I have a box filled with floating receipts, makeup I'll never wear, random dog toys and a stack of greeting cards I pick out for friends, which inevitably end up in some storage unit."

Although the actress...

Former Father-In-Law Is Shocked Hilary Swank Wants Children

December 22nd, 2006 8:39am EST
Hilary Swank
Chad Lowe's father is stunned to hear his former daughter-in-law Hilary Swank wants to start a family because she never wanted to have children when she was married. The Oscar winner, 32, was married to Lowe for eight years before the couple announced they were divorcing in May.

Lowe's father Charles, an attorney in Dayton, Ohio, tells the National Enquirer, "All I can say is wow! I'm a little shocked. She didn't want kids when she was married to Chad - he did!" Swank is currently seeing her agent, John Campisi, who has a three-year-old son and is still married to his wife Kirsten. Sh...

Hilary Swank Wants Kids Someday

December 7th, 2006 9:12am EST
Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank has moved on since her spit from Chad Lowe and insists she is optimistic about finding love again and starting a family. The star has been reportedly romancing her agent John Campisi and claims being single after eight years of marriage has been an adjustment.

She explains, "I am to the point that I'm so optimistic that most people tag me as naive. I definitely would like kids someday. That's definitely something that I've always thought about as a very, very young girl. I just love kids and that would be an important thing to happen for me someday...whenever the time is ...

Celebrity Quotes

December 4th, 2006 4:04pm EST
Mya Harrison
"I get a lot of letters from jail. They'll be like, `You're the woman of my dreams.' A couple have mentioned marriage, some have life sentences." R&B star Mya Harrison on her strangest fanmail.

"Everybody in show business is Jewish when it comes to Jewish holidays - they're all gone." Morgan Freeman.

"I'm tired. I sleep like a dead person." Marcia Cross admits pregnancy is leaving her with little energy.

"I made them go on a diet; a lot of them had been eating too many tortillas." Mel Gibson got strict with his huge Apocalypto cast to make sure they all looked like trim Mayan...

Rick Schroder Joins '24'

December 4th, 2006 10:15am EST
Rick Schroder
As the season six premiere rapidly approaches, Rick Schroder joins the award-winning cast of 24. The clock for “Day Six” starts ticking with a highly anticipated two-night, four-hour television event Sunday, Jan. 14 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Monday, Jan. 15 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. The show’s regular time period premiere is Monday, Jan. 22 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

Schroder will play forceful CTU Operative Mike Doyle, who teams with Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) to execute crucial field operations. He joins a list of notable newcomers this season, including Chad Lowe, Powers Booth...

Chad Lowe Was Stunned by Hilary Swank's Revealing Interview

November 26th, 2006 10:28am EST
Chad & Hilary
Chad Lowe was shocked when estranged wife Hilary Swank revealed intimate details about his struggle with substance abuse to Vanity Fair magazine earlier this year. The couple were married for nearly nine years before announcing they were divorcing in May. Lowe tells entertainment news show "Extra" he was caught off guard by her comments.

He said, "It has been a tough year and not something I expected. It's very humbling. I was disappointed that the details of our relationship became public. They were absolutely true, absolutely true. I've been sober for three and a half years and ver...

Chad Lowe To Spend Time on '24'

October 11th, 2006 1:42pm EDT
Chad Lowe
Chad Lowe is joining the cast of 24. The clock for "Day Six" starts ticking with a 2-night, 4-hour television event Sunday, Jan. 14 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Monday, Jan. 15 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. The show's regular time period premiere is Monday, Jan. 22 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

As previously announced, fans around the globe can take their first look at season six by visiting on Tuesday, Oct. 24 (3:00 PM ET/Noon PT).

Lowe will play savvy politico Reed Pollock. He joins a list of notable newcomers this season, including Peter MacNicol, Regina King, James Cromw...

A New Love For Hilary Swank?

August 30th, 2006 8:20am EDT
Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank has found love again with top Hollywood agent John Campisi, according to reports. The actress split from husband Chad Lowe last year and filed for divorce earlier this year, but she isn't planning on being single for long if romantic pictures of Swank in Rome, Italy, are anything to go by.

According to Life & Style, the man romancing Swank on holiday in Italy is Creative Artists Agency (CAA) boss Campisi. The couple was spotted kissing and holding hands while taking in the romantic sights of Rome on August 27.

Despite the photographic evidence, Campisi is adamant hi...

Hilary Swank Bares All for Fragrance Ad

July 14th, 2006 8:26am EDT
Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank has reminded estranged husband Chad Lowe what he's missing between the sheets by stripping off for a new European perfume ad. The double Oscar-winner appears naked and in silhouette in a sexy new campaign for French fashion house Guerlain's Insolence fragrance.

Thrilled Guerlain international marketing director Laurent Boillot says, "Hilary is capable of transforming herself."

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

Chad Lowe Feels Betrayed by Hilary Swank

July 13th, 2006 8:26am EDT
Chad Lowe
Chad Lowe is furious with estranged wife Hilary Swank after she detailed his substance abuse problem to the world in a Vanity Fair magazine article. Swank made the shocking revelation in the August issue of the magazine and claims Lowe's problem contributed to the breakdown of their marriage.

A source close to Lowe tells publication Us Weekly, "Chad was pretty surprised that Hilary would bring (his problem) into the equation." Swank didn't specify the exact nature of Lowe's substance abuse problem, but the actor is now sober.

Another source adds, "Chad has been sober for three y...

Substance Abuse Reason for Hilary Swank, Chad Lowe Split

July 5th, 2006 2:31pm EDT
Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank has blamed her husband Chad Lowe's "substance abuse" for the break-up of their marriage. The couple split up late last year and Swank filed for divorce in January. The actress claims Lowe kept his addiction secret, although she doesn't reveal what substance he abused.

She tells Vanity Fair magazine, "I knew something was happening but I didn't know what. When I found out, it was such a shock because I never thought he'd keep something from me. And yet, on another level, it was a confirmation of something I was feeling that was keeping us from being completely solid. I don'...

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