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The Biggest Losers: Celebrities Who Have Lost Over 50 Pounds!

March 22nd, 2014 8:00pm EDT
The Biggest Losers: Celebrities Who Have Lost Over 50 Pounds!
Singer Jordin Sparks made a drastic lifestyle change to drop more than 50 pounds over two and a half years. In 2011 she told People magazine what her "secret" was: "It was just a shift in my thinking. Instead of talking about being more active, I just got up and did it. There's no secret. Anybody can do it."

The former "American Idol" star told Life & Style magazine that the extra weight was like carrying a 5-year-old child.

"By March of last year [2012], I lost 50. And then I maintained it for the rest of the year. I was in the gym all day long. When I got up I would hike, then I would g...
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Michael Moore Files For Divorce

July 19th, 2013 2:00pm EDT
Michael Moore
Michael Moore and his wife of 21 years are getting a divorce. Last month, the "Fahrenheit 9/11" director filed papers in in Antrim County Circuit Court, Michigan, to end his marriage to producer Kathleen Glynn.

According to local news site MLive, the couple has not been living together and there is "no reasonable likelihood that the marriage can be preserved."

The couple wed in 1991 and have no children.

Moore is known for documentaries such as "Bowling for Columbine," "Sicko," and "Capitalism: A Love Story" as well as "Canadian Bacon."
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Michael Moore Heckled At New York Film Critics Circle Awards

January 9th, 2013 8:12am EST
Michael Moore
Michael Moore was given a frosty reception at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards on Monday as he was heckled when he stepped on stage to present a prize.

The Fahrenheit 9/11 director was on hand to present the Best First Film trophy to David France for his documentary How To Survive a Plague, about a protest at a Catholic cathedral in New York City in 1989. During his presentation, Moore described the real life events, which were sparked by a cardinal's controversial comments about homosexuality and HIV at the height of the AIDS crisis.

However, the director's speech drew boos from...
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11 Stars Who Will Never Be People's 'Sexiest Man Alive'

November 15th, 2012 2:04pm EST
Channing Tatum
Channing Tatum was named this year's Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine, the 24th guy to earn the superficial title.

Tatum joins the likes of George Clooney, Hugh Jackman, Harrison Ford, Denzel Washington and Brad Pitt on the list; which has been around for 27 years now; and we thought we'd have a little fun with it and come up with a list of the top 10 guys we think (and are pretty sure) will never be named "Sexiest Man Alive" by People -- or any other publication, for that matter.

It may seem a little mean, but it's all in the name of good humor; and if anybody can take it, it's these...
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Michael Moore Could Be Out $32,000 After Julian Assange's Asylum Move

June 21st, 2012 10:52am EDT
Michael Moore
Filmmakers Michael Moore and Ken Loach are set to lose up to $32,000 each after WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange broke his bail conditions as he battles extradition from the U.K.

Campaigning director Moore and veteran movie boss Loach were among the public figures who contributed to a $384,000 bond handed over to free Assange after he was held by police in London in 2010.

Assange is wanted in Sweden over allegations he sexually assaulted two women, but he fears the extradition would open the door for his transfer to the U.S. to face charges over his whistleblowing website.

As a condit...
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Michael Moore Joins With Wikipedia, Shuts Down Websites To Protest SOPA

January 18th, 2012 8:50am EST
Michael Moore
Director Michael Moore is blocking his websites on Wednesday in an act of solidarity with bosses at Wikipedia.com, who are protesting against proposed anti-piracy laws in the United States.

The encyclopedia website is used by millions around the world on a daily basis, but it will 'go dark' for a full 24 hours as a demonstration against The Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect Intellectual Property Act (SOPA) laws being considered by Congress.

The proposals could see search engines and other content providers punished if pirated material is uploaded, and "Fahrenheit 9/11" moviemaker Moo...
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Penn Badgley Joins NYC Occupy Wall Street Protest

October 7th, 2011 5:21pm EDT
Penn Badgley
Gossip Girl star Penn Badgley has become the latest celebrity to throw his support behind New York City protesters taking part in a peaceful rally against social inequality.

The young actor was snapped in downtown Manhattan on Wednesday joining hundreds of campaigners in the ongoing Occupy Wall Street march calling for an end to corporate greed.

The protests have garnered much media attention amid reports of clashes with heavy-handed New York Police Department officials, and Badgley admits he's happy to do whatever it takes to bring awareness to the cause.

He tells local news agency C...
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Tim Robbins Joins Occupy Wall Street Protest

October 6th, 2011 9:51am EDT
Tim Robbins
Hollywood star Tim Robbins joined a march in New York on Wednesday to boost a campaign against social inequality.

The Oscar-winning actor was part of the Occupy Wall Street rally in Manhattan where protesters have been speaking out against corporate greed.

Robbins mingled with thousands of demonstrators and praised their dedication to the cause by staging the march, which ended in a protest outside the federal courthouse in Foley Square.

He tells the Financial Times, "This is what an actual grassroots movement looks like. It's a bit sloppy and disorganized but full of passion."

Robbi...
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Radiohead Planning Surprise Protest Concert?

September 30th, 2011 2:25pm EDT
Radiohead
Rockers Radiohead have sent fans into a frenzy amid rumors they will perform a surprise show on Friday afternoon during an economic rally in New York.

Protesters have set up camp in lower Manhattan as part of the ongoing Occupy Wall Street campaign, rallying against social inequality.

A host of celebrities and social activists including Susan Sarandon, rap mogul Russell Simmons and documentary maker Michael Moore have shown their support for the cause by making appearances, and now Radiohead look set to add their voices to the campaign by allegedly planning a special show in the heart o...
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Susan Sarandon Joins Occupy Wall Street Protest

September 28th, 2011 8:15am EDT
Susan Sarandon
Actress Susan Sarandon has thrown her support behind a protest rally against social inequality in New York by mingling with demonstrators in the Big Apple on Tuesday.

The Oscar winner, who has been a vocal activist for many years, visited the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Manhattan where protesters have been speaking out against corporate greed.

The 64 year old chatted with the demonstrators and asked questions, telling reporters at the scene, "I'm just here to be educated," according to the New York Daily News.

Sarandon is not the only star to have shown support for the movement -...
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Alec Baldwin: 'Did 9/11 Kill The Right To Protest In NY?'

September 27th, 2011 10:20am EDT
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin has spoken out over the treatment of protesters in New York amid allegations police officers used heavy-handed tactics to control the crowds.

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Manhattan over the last week as part of the Occupy Wall Street protest against social inequality and corporate greed, and filmmaker Michael Moore joined them for a march on Monday night.

A number of videos have been posted online, appearing to show police officers using pepper spray on a group of women, while another allegedly shows a young man being tackled to the ground by a cop as he ...
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Michael Moore Demands A Boycott Of Georgia After Execution

September 23rd, 2011 8:40am EDT
Michael Moore
Controversial filmmaker Michael Moore is calling for a mass boycott of the U.S. state of Georgia after officials executed convicted murderer Troy Davis amid a storm of protest.

Davis was placed on Death Row in 1991 for killing an off-duty cop, but many of his supporters claimed he had been wrongly convicted and he protested his innocence right up until his death by lethal injection on Wednesday night.

Kim Kardashian, Mia Farrow and Alec Baldwin were among the stars who urged Georgia officials to call off the execution, and Moore is now urging his famous friends and members of the public...
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Michael Moore Wants Matt Damon To Run For President

August 9th, 2011 8:34am EDT
Michael Moore
Director Michael Moore has publicly called on Matt Damon to run for president next year after praising the actor for taking a "courageous" stand against key political issues.

The star joined a teachers' protest in Washington, D.C. last month to rally against standardized testing, and he recently voiced his disgust at the way politicians were stalling on a deal to raise the national debt ceiling.

Damon's outspoken behavior has caught the eye of documentary maker Moore, and he's convinced the Oscar winner would be an ideal candidate for the Democrats to run for office - and win - in 2012.

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Michael Moore Attacks President Obama Over Libya

March 21st, 2011 3:54pm EDT
Michael Moore
Oscar-winning moviemaker Michael Moore has taken aim at U.S. leader Barack Obama for his planned allied attack on Libya.

The Bowling for Columbine director was critical of President George Bush and the U.S. war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan, and now he has turned his attention to President Obama's international affairs following his "There will be no mercy" speech on Sunday.

Taking to his Twitter.com blog, Moore rages, "We have neither the troops, stomach, or $$ (dollars) to fight a ground war for months/years to defeat (Muammar Gaddafi)... May I suggest a 50-mile evacuation zone arou...
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Michael Moore Suing Weinstein Brothers Over 'Fahrenheit 9/11'

February 7th, 2011 9:05pm EST
Michael Moore
Filmmaker Michael Moore is taking movie moguls Harvey and Bob Weinstein to court over allegations the brothers cheated him out of profits from his hit documentary Fahrenheit 9/11.

The 2004 picture was released by Moore's Westside Productions via a deal with the Weinsteins' The Fellowship Adventure Group. It became the highest-grossing documentary of all time with worldwide profits of $222 million.

But Moore claims the Weinsteins reneged on their agreement to share the profits equally between the two firms and has accused the moguls of secretly syphoning off cash for their own benefit, acc...
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Michael Moore Helps To Post Bail For WikiLeaks Co-Founder

December 14th, 2010 3:15pm EST
Michael Moore
Filmmaker Michael Moore has donated $20,000 to help WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange make bail in the U.K. as the embattled internet activist fights allegations of rape and molestation.

Assange, founder of the WikiLeaks website that leaked secret U.S. documents, surrendered himself to Scotland Yard authorities last week to answer a Swedish arrest warrant on one count of unlawful coercion, two counts of sexual molestation and one count of rape allegedly committed in August. He has denied the allegations.

On Tuesday, he won a bail request after agreeing to post $378,480 with the help o...
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Michael Moore Urges Tom Hanks & Oprah To Run For Office

November 5th, 2010 11:59pm EDT
Michael Moore
Filmmaker Michael Moore is urging President Barack Obama to improve the image of his Democratic party by pushing "beloved" stars such as Tom Hanks and Oprah Winfrey to run for office.

The leader and his political party suffered a series of humiliating results at the recent mid-term elections, and filmmaker Moore is convinced adding celebrity candidates to the Democrats' roster will boost their popularity at the polls.

He tells MSNBC, "(The Republican party) have actually run movie stars and won. They ran Ronald Reagan. Fred Thompson was a senator. Gopher from 'The Love Boat.' Sonny Bono.....
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Rosario Dawson Rallies Against 'Un-American' Immigration Law

June 11th, 2010 3:00pm EDT
Rosario Dawson
Actress Rosario Dawson has joined protests against Arizona's controversial immigration legislation, branding the laws "unconstitutional, unsound, ineffective and un-American."

The Sin City star has teamed up with Michael Honda, chairman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, to write an article opposing the legislation, which targets non-whites and makes failure to carry immigration documents a crime. In the report, which she co-wrote with Honda for the Huffington Post, Dawson admits she understands why the state's officials want immigration reform, but she's slammed their he...
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Kanye West Urges Musicians To Boycott Arizona

May 28th, 2010 8:20am EDT
Kanye West
Kanye West has urged his fellow musicians to boycott Arizona over the state's controversial new immigration legislation - calling on artists to follow in the footsteps of civil rights icon Rosa Parks.

Rage Against The Machine frontman Zack De La Rocha is leading a campaign against Arizona's recently passed law, which makes failure to carry immigration documents a crime.

Cypress Hill, Juanes, Massive Attack, Jack Black, filmmaker Michael Moore and De La Rocha's band mates have also joined the campaign. And West is backing the action, insisting performers should not play any shows in the...
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Robert De Niro, Robert Redford And Steven Spielberg Fight For Iranian Filmmaker

May 2nd, 2010 4:00pm EDT
De_Niro,_Robert
Stars including Robert De Niro, Robert Redford and Steven Spielberg have joined forces in a bid to persuade the Iranian government to released jailed filmmaker Jafar Panahi.

The Iranian director, a vocal supporter of the country's opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi, was arrested following a police raid on his home in Tehran in March and has since allegedly been held in the city's Evin prison.

A group of Hollywood's most high-profile stars have now come together to fight for the filmmaker's freedom, signing a petition calling for Panahi's release.

The document reads, "We... stand ...
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March DVD Releases: 'Wild Things,' 'Blind Side' & More

March 1st, 2010 10:10am EST
Where the Wild Things Are
After the Oscars, catch up on all the best movies of 2009 that you missed.

March 2

Where the Wild Things Are - Buy it

Spike Jonze's masterpiece feels like a Jonze movie (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation) in that it blurs the line between reality and fiction. The beasts - created by Jim Henson's Creature Shop - have to be seen to be believed. Max Records stars as the rebellious young Max, backed by a phenomenal supporting cast including the voice talents of James Gandolfini and Catherine O'Hara. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O supplies one of the best soundtracks of the year, freshly snubbed...
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25 Top Movies Of 2009 (So Far)

November 26th, 2009 9:44am EST
2009
As with every year there are dozens of great movies but there are even more really bad ones. 2009 will be marked by Quentin Tarantino and Sacha Baron Cohen comebacks along with a bevy of bad movies, highlighted by Megan Fox's performance in Jennifer's Body. There were plenty of good movies and we may have the most fun making fun of the bad and helpless ones, but let's take a look at the best movies of 2009.

Most blockbuster movies are filled with overrated stars (i.e. Will Smith and Tom Cruise) and are seemingly contrived, made only to make money. Thankfully this year there were not as ...
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Trailer Talk - This Week In Movies: 'Zombieland,' 'Whip It' & More

September 28th, 2009 8:57am EDT
Zombieland
I've been going over my zombie survival plan and acquiring a variety of weapons in preparation for the arrival of "Zombieland" in theaters this week. Actually, I haven't been acquiring weapons since purchasing a gun is a lengthy process in Massachusetts, but I have been foaming at the mouth to see this zombie comedy since I watched the initial trailer several months ago.

Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson look like the perfect odd couple paired together in the hopes of survival. Eisenberg oozes the fraidy cat vibe in every clip I've seen of the movie, while Harrelson does his best mac...
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Michael Moore Mocks Corporate CEOs In New Film Teaser (Video)

June 15th, 2009 10:38pm EDT
Michael Moore
Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore called out the greedy CEO's of financial corporations over their use of bailout money from the U.S. government in a teaser trailer for his as-yet-untitled new film over the weekend.

The teaser "trailer" for Moore's as-yet-untitled new film - shown in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, D.C. - shows Moore asking theatergoers to donate generously to their fellow struggling Americans during the harsh times of the current economic downturn.

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During the trailer ushers then came down the aisles in the selected theaters t...
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Rob Schneider Talks About 'Big Stan', 'SNL' And His Famous Feuds

March 26th, 2009 11:26am EDT
Rob Schneider
Rob Schneider has never been one to back away from controversy and as we discussed his new film Big Stan -- released on DVD this week -- this became all the more apparent as this interview went along. Rob is very candid about what he thinks of a fellow Saturday Night Live alumnus and expresses his love for Roger Ebert, a man he once engaged in a very public dispute.

Mike: So, how was the transition to directing?

Rob: Not a big transition because I always felt I had a hand in directing all my movies. So, I really knew what I wanted and it took so many months to finally get the m...
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Five Most Overrated & Underrated Political Films

November 14th, 2008 9:57am EST
W
We just went through the most fascinating and compelling election season ever in the television age. A lot of people are glad it's over, but there are those who simply can't get enough of the entertainment that is politics.

Unfortunately for the latter group, the only politics on TV right now involves Sarah Palin making the rounds and discussing the matters of a state with a population density that makes the Sahara Desert look like mid-town Manhattan. In other words, it's a snoozer.

So the last respite for these political junkies is the political movie. But which to choose? Th...
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Oliver Stone's 'W': Is This Movie Necessary?

October 17th, 2008 9:40am EDT
W
Turn on any television lately and it is near impossible to avoid the immense amount of political coverage being offered -- which is not necessarily a bad thing, considering the magnitude of this years election. One of the few refuges from the pundits and wonks was the local Cineplex, this all changes this weekend with the release of Oliver Stone's W.

The question is: Is this movie necessary? Well, maybe. It is an interesting dynamic that this movie is being released -- thanks to a rush production job; they started filming in May! -- while George W. Bush is still very much the President...
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Slideshow: Movies Opening This Weekend

October 3rd, 2008 2:45pm EDT
Beverly Hills Chihuahua
There are plenty of films opening this weekend, but which one will reign supreme? Click through our photo slideshow, and tell us which ones you want to see (or avoid).

Beverly Hills Chihuahua

A pampered Chihuahua accustomed to the living the good life in glamorous Beverly Hills must reign in her heiress-instincts and rely on the kindness of strangers in order to find her way back home after becoming hopelessly lost in Mexico.

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Blindness

An epidemic of blindness pushes society to the break...
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The Most Underrated & Overrated Influential TV Shows

August 22nd, 2008 9:28am EDT
Miami Vice
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and on television it often appears to be the only form of creativity. Yes, ever since Milton Berle first stole a joke for "Texaco Star Theatre", TV has been a wild west of borrowing material and copying good ideas until they've become completely stale. Many of these ideas were so good, in fact, that their resonance is still felt today, and that's when a show crosses over from being copied to being influential.

Over the years, many shows have been considered influential. From "The Dick Van Dyke Show" first showing both the home and office l...
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Separated At Birth? Stars Who Look Like Other Stars

August 1st, 2008 8:45am EDT
Idina Menzel & Penelope Cruz
Ever hear the theory that everyone has a twin? Some believe that each and every person has a double somewhere on Earth. Whether that theory is true is debatable. However, it's uncanny how some celebrities resemble each other. Sometimes it's an obvious trait: similar hairstyle, body type or facial features. Other times it's more subtle: similar roles or names.

Whatever the reason, the following stars have something about them that makes them look like another famous somebody. And that's not always a good thing.

1.) Perhaps it's the enormous beer gut that makes this trio seem r...
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