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Rob Lowe re-enacts onscreen kiss with Jewel

April 10th, 2014 3:00am EDT
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Actor Rob Lowe re-enacted a disastrous kissing scene he had with Jewel after revealing the singer was reluctant to lock lips with him while filming their 2003 TV series The Lyon's Den.

In his new memoir, Love Life, the St. Elmo's Fire hunk admits his worst experience with an onscreen love interest came during the short-lived legal drama, which only ran for six episodes.

During an interview with U.S. talk show host Ellen DeGeneres on Wednesday (09Apr14), Lowe recalled the awkward incident with the You Were Meant For Me hitmaker.

He explained, "I wanted to write some stories about what it'...

Rob Lowe Has Empathy For Justin Bieber, Says Fans Don't Give A S**t About His Music

April 8th, 2014 9:08am EDT
Rob Lowe Has Empathy For Justin Bieber, Says Fans Don't Give A S
While promoting his new book "Love Life," actor Rob Lowe told Oprah Winfrey his thoughts about pop star Justin Bieber, for whom he has "tremendous empathy."

"He makes really good music, he does," Lowe said in the interview for "Oprah Prime." "But I think he knows the dark secret, and the dark secret is that 80 percent of his audience doesn't give a s**t about his music. He knows it. It bums him out."

Lowe, who knows what it's like to be a young heartthrob, added, "They care about lemming-think, and their girlfriends and who's oohing and ahhing. It has nothing to do with what he's doing as...

Rob Lowe fears looks obsession

April 8th, 2014 6:20am EDT
Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe worries he is a "narcissist".
The hunky actor knows he is good looking but regularly checks with his therapist to ensure he isn't overly preoccupied with his appearance.
He said: "I've had years of psychiatry, and I ask about every six months -- it's sort of like getting your oil checked -- I ask, 'I'm not an actual narcissist, am I?'
"The learned men of psychiatry assure me that I meet none of the medical criteria. The fact that we can even ponder the question immediately disqualifies me from being one."
The 'Sex Tape' actor also claimed his appearance has prevented him from being...

Rob Lowe: 'Prejudice' towards hot people

April 5th, 2014 3:20pm EDT
Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe believes there's a "prejudice" against good-looking people.
The hunky actor, who is set to release his second memoir 'Love Life' next week, claims there's an instant belief that attractive people can't live an "interesting" life.
He said: "There's this unbelievable bias and prejudice against quote-unquote good-looking people, that they can't be in pain or they can't have rough lives or be deep or interesting.
"They can't be any of the things that you long to play as an actor. I'm getting to play those parts now and loving it. When I was a teen idol, I was so goddamn pretty I woul...

11 Celebrity Scandals We Forgot About

March 29th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
kanye West
Everyone loves a juicy celebrity scandal and in the past ten years alone, there have been so many that its hard to keep track of them all! Still, there are still some that when you do recall, you can remember every minute in juicy detail. In no particular order are 11 of the best celebrity scandals we forgot about. Now do you remember? We thought you would!

1. Kanye West, "George Bush Doesn't Care About Black People!", 2005

The "Concert for Hurricane Relief" in support of victims of Hurricane Katrina was to be a place where singers and celebrities came together to aid the areas most aff...

Rob Lowe turned down lead role on Grey's Anatomy

March 19th, 2014 4:10am EDT
Rob Lowe
Actor Rob Lowe turned down the chance to play a leading role in hit TV medical series Grey'S Anatomy to star in the short-lived drama Dr. Vegas.

The former West Wing star left his post at the acclaimed White House drama in 2003 to star in his own series, The Lyon's Den, which lasted just six episodes.

Lowe had the opportunity to return to TV in 2004, but faced a tough choice when he was offered two medical roles.

Recalling the offers in his new memoir Love Life, the actor writes, "I got an urgent call from the producers of a potential new show for (U.S. network) ABC called Grey's Anatomy...

Rob Lowe Recalls Crazy Date With Madonna

March 13th, 2014 9:00pm EDT
Rob Lowe
In his new book "Love Life," Rob Lowe opens up about a date he had with Madonna. The actor, who was 20 at the time, attended one of her concerts in Los Angeles in 1984, and the singer, then 26, asked him to visit her backstage.

He explains: "She was cute and she was young and she was single, and so I sat front row... she was a revelation... 'Madonna would like to see you backstage,' a security guard said as the house lights came up... She had flawless skin and eyes that imparted secrets... she asked what movie I was working on and so I told her a little about St. Elmo's Fire, which I had j...

Celebrities That Turn 50 In 2014

January 2nd, 2014 11:00am EST
Sandra Bullock
Welcome to day two of 2014! Looking back in time 50 years ago, the year was 1964. Major events of that year included President Johnson being re-elected by a landslide over Barry Goldwater. The investigation of John F. Kennedy's assassination by the Warren Commission concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in the killing of the President. In the civil rights movement, three workers were murdered in Mississippi during the "Freedom Summer," and Anchorage, Alaska was hit by a massive earthquake.

In pop culture, Beatlemania had officially hit North America and on February 9 of that year, s...

Rob Lowe 'lucky' to beat addiction

November 11th, 2013 1:20am EST
Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe feels "lucky" to have put his wild past behind him.
The 49-year-old hunk was known for his partying and womanizing as a member of the Hollywood 'Brat Pack' - also consisting of Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez and Andrew McCarthy - in the 1980s but while some of his pals succumbed to their exuberant lifestyles, Rob entered rehab at 26, after a sex tape of himself leaked, and has been sober ever since.
He said: "I am lucky I got through it. A lot of people just don't.
"You can't drink yourself to death, you can't burn yourself out on drugs, you can't go crazy or let the business eat ...

Rob Lowe: 'Ginnifer Goodwin helped me portray President John F. Kennedy'

October 30th, 2013 9:30pm EDT
Ginnifer Goodwin
Actor Rob Lowe has credited his new TV wife Ginnifer Goodwin for helping him slip into character to play tragic U.S. leader President John F. Kennedy in Killing Kennedy.

The Behind the Candelabra star portrays the 35th president in the TV movie based on U.S. journalist Bill O'Reilly's book, and he admits his co-star, who played Kennedy's wife Jacqueline, was instrumental in his transformation for the role.

He tells Good Morning America, "When I looked into her face, I felt I was transported to being with Jackie and she made my performance work because she was already in the place I need...

Rob Lowe willing to return to Parks and Recreation

October 30th, 2013 4:00am EDT
Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe has confessed he will most likely return to his role on Parks And Recreation, despite the fact he's leaving the show halfway through the current season.

The actor and co-star Rashida Jones announced they will both depart the sitcom this summer (13), but Lowe has revealed the door is always open for him to return.

He tells U.S. talk show host David Letterman, "We will probably come back. I'll always come back because I love doing that show so much."

When asked why he decided to leave the show, Lowe pretended to lay the blame with his co-star Amy Poehler, saying, "Amy Poehler has...

Rob Lowe to revisit sex tape scandal with new comedy

September 17th, 2013 3:12am EDT
Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe is set to star in a new sex tape - but this time he'll be keeping his clothes on.

Sex Tape is a new comedy which stars Lowe as a company CEO who accidentally gets hold of a video of Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel's characters' bedroom antics.

The movie focuses on the lengths the red-faced duo go to to retrieve the tape before it can be sold to a porn mogul, played by Jack Black.

Lowe has experience of the seedy side of sex - a tape he made with two girls in the 1980s almost wrecked his Hollywood career.

Rob Lowe & Rashida Jones departing Parks and Recreation

July 31st, 2013 8:41pm EDT
Rashida Jones
Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones are set to leave U.S. comedy Parks And Recreation.

The pair will depart the hit comedy in the middle of the upcoming sixth season, which is set to debut in America in September (13).

Jones has starred as nurse Ann Perkins on the show since it debuted in 2009, while Lowe has played city bureaucrat Chris Traeger since 2010.

First Look: Check Out Rob Lowe As JFK In 'Killing Kennedy'

June 12th, 2013 8:00pm EDT
Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe will play President John F. Kennedy in National Geographic Channel's upcoming two-hour original drama "Killing Kennedy."

The network just released an image of Lowe on the set of the film, which started production yesterday in Richmond, Va.

Ginnifer Goodwin ("Once Upon A Time") plays first lady Jacqueline Kennedy. Michelle Trachtenberg ("Gossip Girl") stars in her first Russian-speaking role as Marina Oswald, and Will Rothhaar portrays Lee Harvey Oswald.

The film, based on the best-selling book of the same name, chronicles one of the most shocking events in American history, foll...

The Morning Roundup: 'The Voice,' Scarlett Johansson As Hillary Clinton & Rob Lowe To Play JFK

May 29th, 2013 10:32am EDT
Scarlett Johansson
It's looking more and more like country star Blake Shelton will three-peat as the winning coach on NBC's hit singing show "The Voice." Tuesday night's cuts left the singer with a 50/50 shot of winning after three of his singers remain in the top six, while Usher, Shakira and Adam Levine each have one singer remaining in the competition. (story)

Rob Lowe is set to star as JFK in the adaptation of Bill O'Reilly's bestselling novel, "Killing Kennedy," for the National Geographic channel. Nat Geo aired the adaptation of O’Reilly’s "Killing Lincoln," in February, which was the most-watched show...

Rob Lowe To Play John F. Kennedy In Upcoming TV Movie

May 29th, 2013 8:22am EDT
Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin will be starring in an upcoming National Geographic TV movie about assassinated  President John F. Kennedy.

Former The West Wing star Lowe will play Kennedy, while Goodwin landed the role of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy in the new drama "Killing Kennedy," which is based on Bill O'Reilly's bestselling novel of the same name.

Michelle Trachtenberg will play Russian-born Marina Oswald, the wife of accused killer Lee Harvey Oswald, who was shot and killed by nightclub owner Jack Ruby before he could face trial.

On Tuesday, Trachtenberg posted on Twitter: "Exci...

Rob Lowe To Star As JFK In 'Killing Kennedy'

May 28th, 2013 5:42pm EDT
Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin are set to play husband and wife after signing up to star in an upcoming TV movie about former President John F. Kennedy.

The former The West Wing actor will play the assassinated politician, while Goodwin will portray First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy in the new drama Killing Kennedy.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, production on the project, based on author Bill O'Reilly's bestselling novel of the same name, is set to begin in Richmond, Virginia next month. It will air on the National Geographic Channel later this year to coincide with the 50th anniversa...

Rob Lowe marks 23 years sober

May 12th, 2013 9:43am EDT
Rob Lowe
Actor Rob Lowe celebrated 23 years sober on Friday.

The Parks and Recreation star battled alcohol abuse issues in his 20s, and subsequently entered rehab, but he turned his life around in 1990.

In a post on his page on Friday, he writes, "Celebrating 23 years sober tonight. It works if you work it."

He later added, "I'm blessed to have your support."

Sparks Fly Between Matt Damon And Michael Douglas In 'Behind The Candelabra' Trailer

April 8th, 2013 4:07pm EDT
Behind the Candelabra
Finally, the first trailer for Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra has arrived to give us a peek at the film centered on the singer's relationship with Scott Thorson.

Matt Damon will be playing Thorson, who met Liberace (played by Michael Douglas), when he was 16 and became his companion at 17. In the late 70s, Thorson would drive Liberace on stage during his Las Vegas performances in a Rolls-Royce in a garish driver's uniform.

The 42 year-old Damon doesn't look like a teenager, but things get really creepy when he's convinced to go under the knife for plastic surgery to look like Lib...

Stars Rally Behind Jodie Foster, Who Wrote Essay Supporting Kristen Stewart

August 16th, 2012 9:59am EDT
Jodie Foster
Rob Lowe and Ryan Murphy have patted Jodie Foster on the back for defending Kristen Stewart after reports surfaced that the "Twilight" star had an affair with her "Snow White and the Huntsman" director.

On Wednesday, Foster slammed the media for hounding her "Panic Room" co-star, who is dealing with public fall out over the scandal.

Foster wrote on, "There's no guilt in acknowledging the human interest in public linens. It's as old as the hills. Lift up beautiful young people like gods and then pull them down to earth to gaze at their seams. See, they're just like us. Bu...

Rob Lowe To Star In Lifetime's TV Movie 'Prosecuting Casey Anthony'

May 4th, 2012 8:16am EDT
Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe has signed up to star in a new movie detailing the trial of Casey Anthony, the Florida woman who was cleared of killing her young daughter in a headline-grabbing court case last year.

The West Wing star will play real-life prosecutor Jeff Ashton in an upcoming Lifetime TV film based on the attorney's best-selling book Imperfect Justice: Prosecuting Casey Anthony, which was released shortly after Anthony was acquitted last July.

Anthony was accused of drugging her two-year-old daughter Caylee and suffocating her with duct tape in 2008, but her lawyers claimed the youngster accid...

Look Who's Related: Rob Lowe and Amy Poehler

April 27th, 2012 11:36am EDT
Rob Lowe
This Friday’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are? features Rob Lowe and his journey to discover his ancestors. Since his family tree on Geni is already connected to the World Family Tree, we thought it would be fun to see how he was related to some of his celebrity pals!

Rob currently stars in the critically acclaimed comedy Parks and Recreation as city manager Chris Traeger. Did you know he is also related to a couple of his co-stars? That’s right, Ms. Leslie Knope herself, Amy Poehler, is Rob Lowe’s 19th cousin!

He is also related to actress Rashida Jones, who plays Anne Perkins, h...

Tribeca Notes 4/26: Rob Lowe's 'Knife Fight' A Success, '2 Days In New York' To Premiere

April 26th, 2012 11:20am EDT
Rob Lowe
The premiere of Rob Lowe's Knife Fight last night was a rousing success. It was well-written, funny, and smart. One of the more enjoyable experiences I've had screening thus far at Tribeca.

If you’re looking to rush the ticket line tonight at the Tribeca Film Festival, there are a pair of powerful documentaries playing that are worth your time. the first is Planet of Snail, the story of a blind/deaf Korean man who happens to be an aspiring writer and his tiny, handicapped wife. The most heartwarming scene of all the films playing at Tribeca might just be in this film, when the couple mu...

Nine Random Moments To Love At The 69th Annual Golden Globes

January 16th, 2012 3:00pm EST
Nine Random Moments To Love At The 69th Annual Golden Globes
Hollywood's elite found their way back to the red carpet for the highly anticipated 69th Annual Golden Globes. And, like every awards show, it was ripe with all the ingredients of must-watch moments: those fashion hits and misses, awkward moments, tech hiccups, touching speeches and funny faces caught on camera.

That said, in watching through all of that we handpicked a series of those moments that do wonders to sum up the show, whether or not you caught last night's awards action. So keep reading and check out some of the highlights:

1. Julianne Moore & Rob Lowe Script Hiccup: The vet a...

Many Stars Tracing Their Family Trees On New Season Of 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

January 7th, 2012 12:00pm EST
Rob Lowe
Viewers can take an up-close and personal look inside the family history of some of today's most beloved and iconic celebrities when NBC's "Who Do You Think You Are?" returns for its third season on Friday, February 3 (8-9 p.m. ET).

The celebrities who star in the new season will be Martin Sheen, Marisa Tomei, Blair Underwood, Reba McEntire, Rob Lowe, Helen Hunt, Rita Wilson, Edie Falco, Rashida Jones, Jerome Bettis, Jason Sudeikis and Paula Deen.

"Who Do You Think You Are?" is an adaptation of the award-winning hit British television documentary series that leads celebrities on a journe...

Rob Lowe Lands Another Book Deal

December 12th, 2011 11:38am EST
Rob Lowe
Actor Rob Lowe is to expand upon his writing skills by penning a new tome about love, sex and marriage.

Earlier this year, The West Wing star published his memoir, Stories I Only Tell My Friends, and the book went on to win critical acclaim on the New York Times bestseller list.

And now Lowe is looking to capitalize on his new-found success as an author by signing a deal with publisher Simon & Schuster for Love Life, a novel which will focus on his own experiences and observations.

Jonathan Karp, a rep for the company, released a statement which reads, "The first book proved that Rob ...

Backstage At The Nokia For The Emmy's HP TouchSmart Gift Lounge

September 19th, 2011 9:17pm EDT
Christina Hendricks
Awards shows always have some of the best perks in the biz and swag was definitely not lacking for the Emmy's this year at The HP TouchSmart Gift Lounge backstage at the Nokia Theatre!

Moments before winning the Emmy for Best Supporting Actor, "Modern Family’s" Ty Burrell was backstage enjoying the HP TouchSmart Gift Lounge where he was overheard telling a friend that his wife is the one who should be honored for her supporting role, saying “I’ve been unemployed most of my life, so its great to be working.”

Ty wasn’t the only star feeling the support of his loved ones at this year’s Emmy...

Stars Commemorate 10th Anniversary Of 9/11

September 11th, 2011 9:55am EDT
Lea Michele, and Olivia Wilde
Stars from across the world of showbusiness have remembered the victims of 9/11 on the 10th anniversary of the atrocity.

Nearly 3,000 people were killed in the worst terrorist attack in America's history after two hijacked airplanes crashed into the Twin Towers at New York's World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. A third slammed into the Pentagon in Virginia and a fourth crash landed in Pennsylvania.

Now a whole host of famous faces have taken to their blogs to pay tribute to the spirit of the American people.

Glee star Lea Michele, who was born in the Bronx, New York, wri...

Rob Lowe Goes Blond & More Bad Male Celebrity Hair

July 27th, 2011 8:27am EDT
Rob Lowe
Everyone has a bad hair day once in a while, but these male celebs have bad haircuts, and that's way more serious.

Rob Lowe is usually dark and handsome, but he recently debuted a new blond 'do, and we're not feeling it.

Bradley Cooper is known for his signature swept back locks, but they're long gone. He showed off his shorter style at a recent wax figure reveal.

And Robert Pattinson also had a run in with a pair of clippers. He sported a half-shaved look at Comic-Con last week for a new film role.

Check out their new looks in the video below, and tell us what you think!

Rob Lowe's Drew Peterson Film In Jeopardy

July 15th, 2011 2:27pm EDT
Rob Lowe
Actor Rob Lowe's forthcoming movie portrayal of accused killer Drew Peterson has been thrown into jeopardy - the suspect has launched legal proceedings to halt production on the project.

The former police sergeant is currently awaiting trial after pleading not guilty to the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, whose death had initially been ruled an accidental drowning. He is also suspected of killing his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson, who disappeared in 2007.

Lowe recently began working on the TV movie for Lifetime network, tentatively titled Ladykiller: The Drew Peterson Story, but...

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