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Lupita Nyong'o won't forget Oscars

March 3rd, 2014 10:20am EST
Lupita Nyong'o
Lupita Nyong'o hopes she never forgets this year's Oscars.

The 31-year-old actress was thrilled to pick up the Best Supporting Actress award for her role in '12 Years a Slave' and admitted she was having an incredible evening.

Asked after her victory last night what she will most remember about the ceremony, she said: "I don't know yet. I'm still living it. I hope I remember it all."

Earlier in the evening, Lupita joined a number of stars including Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Bradley Cooper, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to pos...
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Ellen DeGeneres ordered Oscars pizza

March 3rd, 2014 4:30am EST
Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres ordered pizzas for the Oscars audience.
The talk show host - who presided over the four-hour academy awards ceremony last night (03.02.14) - wanted to ensure the guests didn't go hungry, so had the tasty treats delivered from Big Mama's & Papa's Pizzeria, and admitted she had "lied" to the man who brought the order as he thought he would just be leaving them backstage.
Instead, celebrities including Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, Chiwetel Ejiofor - who requested an entire box - Harrison Ford, Kerry Washington and Julia Roberts happily tucked into the pies, while Brad Pitt ...
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Oscars selfie 'breaks' twitter

March 3rd, 2014 4:30am EST
Ellen DeGeneres
The star-studded Oscars audience "broke twitter" last night (03.02.14).
A 'selfie' picture organized by Academy Awards host Ellen DeGeneres, who handed her phone to Bradley Cooper to take the photo, became the most retweeted post ever on the social networking website, amassing over 1.1 million reposts in just half an hour.
As well as Ellen and Bradley, Jennifer Lawrence, Jared Leto, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Lupita Nyong'o and her brother Peter all crammed into the photograph, much to the excitement of fans.
However, the website was then hit by...
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Ellen DeGeneres' all-star selfie shuts down Twitter

March 3rd, 2014 3:10am EST
Ellen DeGeneres
Oscars host Ellen Degeneres shut down Twitter.com on Sunday (02Mar14) after gathering stars including Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Julia Roberts for an all-star selfie in a bid to set a new world record for the most re-tweeted photo.

Meryl Streep, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Spacey, Channing Tatum and Bradley Cooper, who took the snap, all squeezed into view for the shot, which the comedienne posted on her micro-blogging profile.

The accompanying caption read: "If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever."

She then encouraged everyone in the audience at th...
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12 Years a Slave wins Best Picture Oscar

March 3rd, 2014 2:20am EST
Brad Pitt
'12 Years a Slave' was named Best Picture at the Oscars.
The film - based on the real life account by Solomon Northup, a free man who was sold into slavery in 1841 - took home the most coveted prize of the night, and was accepted by an ecstatic cast and crew including director Steve McQueen, producer and actor Brad Pitt, and stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Lupita Nyong'o.
Brad started the acceptance speeches, saying: "Thank you for this incredible honor bestowed upon our film tonight. I know I speak for everyone behind me when I say it has been an absolute privilege to work ...
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Ellen DeGeneres Breaks Twitter With Star-Studded Oscars Selfie

March 2nd, 2014 11:37pm EST
Ellen's Oscars Twitpic
Ellen DeGeneres took a selfie with numerous A-listers during the 2014 Oscars and ended up breaking Twitter.

The host of the 86th annual Academy Awards shared the image, which featured Bradley Cooper, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Lupita Nyong'o, Kevin Spacey and almost Jared Leto, shared the image on the social networking website after taking it, writing, "If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever" (Cooper actually held the camera).

The photo was retweeted over a million times, breaking the record set by U.S. President Barack Obama afte...
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Lupita Nyong'o spends birthday with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

March 2nd, 2014 3:20pm EST
Lupita Nyong'o
Lupita Nyong'o spent her birthday with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt yesterday (03.01.14).
The '12 Years A Slave' star celebrated turning 31 by gorging on a glamorous dinner, hosted by Grey Goose, at the Sunset Tower Hotel in Los Angeles along with her co-star and his long-time love.
A source told E! news: "Angie looked gorgeous per usual. She and Brad were adorable and talked to everyone!"
The couple - who got married in 2005 - were reportedly the first of the guests to leave, but they "stayed for a nice amount of time".
Also in attendance was Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Steve M...
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Angelina Jolie gets cooking lessons

February 28th, 2014 2:20am EST
Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie has been having cooking lessons.
The A-list actress was allegedly given a crash course in culinary skills by a personal chef while in Australia directing her new movie 'Unbroken' in a bid to become a domestic goddess.
The 38-year-old star - who previously admitted her son Pax's kitchen know-how surpassed her own - is determined to be able to rustle up healthy meals for her six children.
According to Us Weekly, the kids - Maddox, 12, Pax, 10, Zahara, eight, Shiloh, seven, and twins Knox and Vivienne, five, who she raises with her fiancé Brad Pitt - are the "worst eaters" and c...
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Angelina Jolie wants to teach human strength

February 25th, 2014 12:20pm EST
Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie wants to teach her children about the "strength of the human spirit".
The 38-year-old actress - who raises kids Maddox, 12, Pax, 10, Zahara, eight, Shiloh, seven, and twins Knox and Vivienne, five, with fiance Brad Pitt - has stepped behind the camera again for 'Unbroken', which tells the tale of World War II hero and former Olympic distance runner Louis Zamperini and she is hopeful the movie will send a positive message.
Angelina said: "For me, I think Louis has been very clear about what his message is. And I think, for my children, and for everybody in the world, I want to...
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Star-Studded Oscars Presenters Revealed - See The Full List

February 24th, 2014 9:03pm EST
Star-Studded Oscars Presenters Revealed - See The Full List
Robert De Niro, Sidney Poitier, Brad Pitt, and Kerry Washington are among the Hollywood stars set to present awards to their colleagues this Sunday at the Academy Awards.

While we don't know which awards they will be presenting, we can make some educated guesses. It stands to reason that Daniel Day-Lewis will be presenting the Best Actor award, since he won it last year. The same logic points to Anne Hathaway and Jennifer Lawrence presenting Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress, respectively.

The Oscar producers have hinted at a "hero theme" this year. Neil Meron told EW, "... we have...
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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to present at the Oscars

February 24th, 2014 3:20pm EST
Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and John Travolta will present awards at the Oscars.
A full list of the stars who will hand out trophies at the prestigious event on Sunday (03.02.14) has been released today (02.24.14) and features the cream of Hollywood, including Bill Murray, Harrison Ford, Samuel L. Jackson and Kevin Spacey, among others.
Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron said in a statement: "We are very excited that the Hollywood community will be turning out in force for Sunday's Oscar ceremony.
"We sought to include a tremendous diversity of stars to represent not only this year's...
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5 Celebs Over 50 That Still Turn Heads

February 20th, 2014 2:00pm EST
5 Celebs Over 50 That Still Turn Heads
There are those celebrities who you think are struggling to look younger with the use of plastic surgery and those who are aging gracefully with their natural good looks. Some leave you wondering what type of work they've had done, while others are leaving you with the feeling of awe after seeing photos of them. It's even more rare to find those celebrities after the age of 50 who are still able to make you turn your head. This is our homage to them.

There is no question that Brad Pitt is like a fine wine -- he just gets better and better with age. At the age of fifty, Brad is still lo...
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Photos: 2014 BAFTA Awards Red Carpet

February 17th, 2014 10:01pm EST
Photos: 2014 BAFTA Awards Red Carpet
The stars were out at London's Royal Opera House in Covent Garden Sunday evening for the 2014 BAFTA Awards. Check out pics of Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Gillian Anderson, Helen Mirren, Joely Richardson, Michelle Rodriguez, Bradley Cooper, Emma Thompson, Imogen Poots, Dame Judi Dench and a whole lot more.
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Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Dressed To Impress In Matching Tuxedos At The 2014 BAFTA Awards

February 16th, 2014 11:59pm EST
Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie
All eyes were on Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Sunday night as they hit the red carpet dressed to impress at this year's BAFTA Awards in London.

The A-list couple arrived at the event wearing matching tuxedos from Saint Laurent, with Angelina going for the more casual and sexy look with an undone bowtie and unbuttoned shirt.

Brangelina were on hand to see 12 Years a Slave win the Best Film category, for which Pitt received an award as a co-producer. The film's star, Chiwetel Ejiofor, took home the best Leading Actor award.

But the night belonged to Gravity, which pulled in six awards tota...
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Jennifer Garner my children are my priority

February 5th, 2014 1:20am EST
Jennifer Garner
Jennifer Garner says her children take priority over her career.
The 'Dallas Buyers Club' actress says she and her husband Ben Affleck always try to put their kids Violet, eight, Seraphina, five, and 23-month-old Samuel ahead of any big movie offers, and make sure to plan their schedules around their needs.
Asked whether she wanted Ben to take on the time-consuming role of Batman in the upcoming 'Man of Steel' sequel, she said: "Of course I was in favor of him doing the part. But the kids don't really get it. They don't really know those films. They'll understand soon enough but right now t...
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George Clooney recalls being held at gun-point

February 4th, 2014 8:50pm EST
George Clooney
George Clooney had a rifle held to his head in Darfur.
The 52-year-old actor admitted his thirst to "shine light" on important stories led to the traumatic experience when he was making a documentary about the genocide in western Sudan in 2007.
Recalling the incident, 'The Monuments Men' star told Variety magazine: "We got stopped in the middle of nowhere, where we shouldn't have been. A little 10-year-old kid came over with a Kalashnikov assault rifle to my head, basically wanted to get us out of the truck."
Despite the incident, George has returned to the region many times.
But the actor ...
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Pitt 'kind and humble'

February 1st, 2014 9:20pm EST
Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt is "kind and humble" according to Scott Eastwood.
The up-and-coming actor - son of screen legend Clint Eastwood - worked with Hollywood hunk Brad on new World War II drama film 'Fury', and was moved by his kindness and humility.
He told Town and Country magazine: "[Brad is] a kind and humble person, which is everything in this world. He's a great actor, but because he's proactive about developing material and getting stuff made."
Although Scott, 27, is breaking into the movie business, he doesn't see himself as a traditional actor.
He added: "I love acting, but I'm not a thespi...
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George Clooney jokes about Sandra Bullock's drinking

January 29th, 2014 10:20am EST
George Clooney
George Clooney has joked Sandra Bullock drinks too much.
The mischievous Hollywood heartthrob has cheekily claimed his friend and 'Gravity' co-star is constantly falling over because she downs so much booze, but is always a laugh on set and is "incredibly charming".
Speaking in a fan Q&A with Reddit, the 52-year-old actor quipped: "It's tricky cause Sandy drinks so much that sometimes it's just hard to keep her upright. No, you know, Sandy and I have known each other for over 20 years and we both were struggling actors when we first met. She was dating a friend of mine at the time who's sti...
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Brad Pitt shaved his beard for film role

January 20th, 2014 4:20am EST
Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt has had to shave his beard off for a film role.
The 50-year-old actor showed off his new look at the Producers Guild Awards at the The Beverly Hilton Hotel last night (01.19.14) but insisted he didn't want to get rid of his facial hair.
He told E! News: "It's for a part. It's not a choice!"
The '12 Years a Slave' star, who first debuted the look at the Screen Actors Guild Awards last week, has been sporting a long beard for months and it's not the first time he's had to get rid of his facial hair for a film role.
In 2011, he had to be clean-shaven for his part in 'Moneyball' an...
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Oprah Winfrey teams up with Brad Pitt for Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic

January 20th, 2014 3:10am EST
Brad Pitt
Oprah Winfrey is teaming up with Brad Pitt to produce an upcoming biopic of American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

The TV mogul/actress is taking a behind-the-scenes role for a movie titled Selma, which focuses on protest marches led by King in Alabama in the 1960s.

Winfrey's new venture puts her alongside Pitt and his production company Plan B, which is currently enjoying a successful run with Oscar-nominated film 12 Years A Slave.

British actor David Oyelowo is set to portray King in Selma, and he already has ties with Winfrey after playing her onscreen son in Lee Daniels...
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Gravity and 12 Years A Slave share top PGA prize

January 20th, 2014 3:10am EST
Gravity
Critically-acclaimed movies Gravity and 12 Years A Slave have tied to share the top prize at the 2014 Producers Guild Awards.

The two films are dominating this year's (14) awards season, and it was a dead heat at the PGA prizegiving in Beverly Hills, California on Sunday night (19Jan14). The movies landed the ceremony's first ever tie as they were both awarded the night's top prize, the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures.

Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt was among the producers of 12 Years A Slave and he joked about the tie during his speech, tellin...
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Shia LaBeouf involved in London pub showdown

January 17th, 2014 3:20am EST
Shia LaBeouf
Shia Labeouf has hit the headlines again after allegedly headbutting a man in a London pub.

Video footage of the scrap at the Hobgoblin in south London on Thursday night (16Jan14), obtained by TMZ.com, suggests the Transformers star lost his cool over something that was said about his girlfriend's mother.

The actor was previously involved in a scrap at the same pub in November, 2012, while he also hit headlines for fighting outside bars in Vancouver, Canada and Sherman Oaks, California in 2011.

LaBeouf is in London completing work on Brad Pitt's new war movie Fury.

The young star was in...
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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie want to adopt again

January 15th, 2014 1:20am EST
Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie want to adopt again.
The couple have been talking with their six children - adopted trio Maddox, 12, Pax, 10, and Zahara, nine, and biological kids Shiloh, seven, and Knox and Vivienne, five - about welcoming another little girl into their family.
A source told Grazia magazine: "Angelina and Brad have spent much of the festive period discussing extending their family.
"They've been open with the children about it and they are all excited at the prospect."
The pair initially looked into adopting a child from Jordan, but the process was too difficult so they are i...
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Michael Fassbender mastered whip for role

January 4th, 2014 4:20am EST
Michael Fassbender
Michael Fassbender had to master cracking a whip for '12 Years A Slave'.
The 36-year-old actor plays nefarious slave owner Edwin Epps in the historical drama and admits he had to keep practising with the weapon to perfect his skills so the punishment of his slaves was realistic on screen.
Fassbender found it uncomfortable to play a man so readily willing to inflict pain on other humans in order to control them but he believes his dedication to mastering the tool is apparent to everyone who sees the acclaimed movie.
He told Britain's GQ magazine: "I remember I had to practise on the whip; I...
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Brad Pitt's housing foundation considers legal action over hurricane homes

January 3rd, 2014 3:10am EST
Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt and the leaders of his nonprofit organisation, Make It Right, are considering legal action over claims rotting wood was supplied to rebuild homes in New Orleans, Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

The Inglourious Basterds star founded the group to aid in the environmentally friendly rebuilding of the city's Lower 9th Ward after the deadly hurricane left the neighbourhood in tatters in 2005.

Now some of the glass-infused wood used to build the houses has allegedly started to rot, despite a 40-year guarantee of its durability.

Make It Right spokeswoman Taylor Royles...
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Brad Pitt's New Orleans Charity Forced Into Action After Homes They Built Begin To Rot

January 2nd, 2014 1:35pm EST
Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt's Make It Right New Orleans charity is repairing houses they built to replace ones lost in Hurricane Katrina - because the new homes are already beginning to rot.

The charity is dealing with complaints from around 30 home-owners who, while thankful for a new home, are worried their news houses are already suffering permanent damage. "…some parts it was buckling and it had mushrooms growing out of it. Different neighborhoods saw it too," Nola Verret told RadarOnline.

The rotting wood has already been replaced by Make It Right, Nola says. "It didn’t take no time at all. It's just ...
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Celebrity Sex Tape Wish List: Beyonce & Jay Z, Ellen DeGeneres & Portia DeRossi, More

December 31st, 2013 1:00pm EST
Jay Z & Beyonce
Vivid Entertainment just released its "Top 10 Hottest Couples" wish list of stars it would most like to add to its popular celebrity roster.

Prince William and Kate Middleton came in at number one for the third year in a row, followed by Katy Perry and John Mayer in second place and Beyoncé and Jay-Z in third place.

"Kate's pregnancy and birth to Prince George only made the couple more popular. They project natural good looks and good health and their stature on the world stage is unparalleled.  We know our chances of getting them to star in a sex tape are slim, but that's what wish lists...
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Jennifer Aniston holidays with Courteney Cox

December 29th, 2013 12:20pm EST
Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox's friendship appears to be firmly back on track.
The pair, whose relationship reportedly became "strained" last year when Jennifer moved in with her fiancé, Justin Theroux, were spotted soaking up the sun in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico together on Saturday (12.28.13), after jetting there with a large group of mutual friends to ring in the New Year on Tuesday (12.31.13).
Justin, US chat show host Jimmy Kimmel, and outspoken radio star Howard Stern were among the other celebrities spotted hanging out with the former 'Friends' stars, according to the MailOnline we...
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Italian Film Distributor Apologizes For Racist '12 Years A Slave' Movie Poster Change

December 27th, 2013 5:18pm EST
12 Years a Slave
The film distribution company handling the Italian release of 12 Years a Slave has apologized for changing the artwork on the movie poster from black British star Chiwetel Ejiofor to his two white co-stars, Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender.

BiM Distruzione has issued a public apology for replacing the film's official one-sheet poster to an unofficial and unauthorized version that many have called a racist move.

The company has since replaced the posters with the proper promotional imagery distributed by Lions Gate subsidiary Summit Entertainment.

"We are very proud of the film and regret...
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Brad Pitt To Make Cameo In '22 Jump Street'

December 27th, 2013 2:15pm EST
Brad Pitt
Actor Brad Pitt has reportedly signed on to make an hilarious cameo in the 21 Jump Street sequel.

22 Jump Street reunites Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill as police officers who go undercover to investigate a drug ring, and the World War Z star will reportedly play himself as a university librarian in the follow up to the 2012 film.

A source tells PerezHilton.com, "The scene is very funny and the guys had a great time doing it. Brad was a great sport and the producers were thrilled that he took part."

The 21 Jump Street movie was based on the U.S. TV series of the same name, which ran from...
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