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'Dancing With The Stars' Week One Recap: Fails, Flops And One Amazing Performance

September 16th, 2014 8:33am EDT
'Dancing With The Stars' Week One Recap: Fails, Flops And One Am
It was a tense first outing for many of the new couples on the first episode of "Dancing with the Stars." The judges were expecting big show-stopping numbers, but instead were disappointed with many of the celebs' routines. While there were a few bright lights, it looks to be a season of criticism where the celebs will be working double time to score with both the judges and fans. The total points a couple can get per dance routine is 40.

New Dance Round

Alfonso Ribeiro and Witney Carson

Dance: Jive

Scores: 9, 9, 9, 9 = 36

While Alfnoso Ribeiro may have the edge as a semi-professiona...
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Meet The Cast Of Season 19 'Dancing With The Stars'

September 4th, 2014 12:04pm EDT
Meet The Cast Of Season 19 'Dancing With The Stars'
It's the moment "Dancing With the Stars" fans wait for every season, the big real on "Good Morning America" when we find out just who will be competing this season! In the mix are a talk show host, an Olympian and a famous fashion designer to name a few. While fans are already buzzing about who may have the edge one thing is for sure, this season of "DWTS" is sure to be the most competitive one yet!

The stars for this season and their respective partners are...

Olympian Lolo Jones; partnered with new pro Keo Motsepe

Tommy Chong of Cheech and Chong; partnered with Peta Murgatroyd
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9 TV Nerds From The 1990s We Would Totally Date Now

April 27th, 2014 5:00pm EDT
jaleel white
Back when these TV characters were some of the nerdiest guys and gals on air, didn't you feel like you would NEVER date any of them? Well have you taken a gander at them lately? These wallflowers are suddenly the life of the party and maybe, just maybe, they'd give you time of day (if you asked nicely of course!) Here are the nerdiest group of the 90's. How many of these shows did you watch? Would you date them now?

Jaleel White (Steve Urkel, "Family Matters")

If there was one guy you would not want knocking on your door at any time of the day or night, it was Steve Urkel! Steve was so an...
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Former Child Star Alfonso Ribeiro Defends Amanda Bynes

June 3rd, 2013 3:07pm EDT
Alfonso Ribeiro
Former child star Alfonso Ribeiro has come to the defense of troubled star Amanda Bynes, calling for her privacy.

Bynes's recent personal issues have been very public, causing concern for her mental health over her bizarre Twitter posts and her arrest two weeks ago.

"I think the world has changed and I think that the reality shows believe that the world has a right to your personal life," he tells The Grio.com. "I think that if we can lose the personal side of celebrities' lives being so out there in the public, she could actually probably rehabilitate herself with whatever's going on, if...
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Where Are They Now: Alfonso Ribeiro, AKA Carlton Banks From 'Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air'

April 30th, 2013 3:00pm EDT
Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Alfonso Ribeiro got his start in acting in the PBS series "Oye Willie" in 1980 before impressing pop star Michael Jackson with his dance skills and landing a Pepsi commercial with the King of Pop.

Shortly after he joined the cast of Silver Spoons (1984) for its final three seasons as Rick Stratton's (Rick Schroder) best friend Alfonso Spears. The two remain very close today.

Alfonso's most memorable role was that of Carlton Banks, the spoiled rich cousin of Will Smith (Will Smith) on Fresh Prince of Bel Air.

Considering Ribeiro's strong dance background, ironically it was his recur...
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Will Smith Kicks Off His Holidays With A 'Fresh Prince Of Bel Air' Cast Reunion

December 22nd, 2011 8:52pm EST
The Fresh Prince of Bel Air Cast
Will Smith has reunited with the cast of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, 15 years after the hit sitcom came to an end.

The rapper/actor had already tasted chart success as one half of the hip-hop duo he founded with his childhood pal Jazzy Jeff, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, but he shot to international fame starring as a fictionalized version of himself on the TV comedy.

The show wrapped in 1996 after six seasons and Smith went on to become a Hollywood superstar with leading roles in films such as Independence Day, I Am Legend and the Men in Black franchise.

But he revisited his TV roo...
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Alfonso Ribeiro Breaks Up Barbershop Brawl

August 5th, 2011 12:52pm EDT
Alfonso Ribeiro
The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro acted the part of the hero while getting a haircut earlier this week after splitting up a fight between two stylists.

The actor, who played nerdy Carlton in the hit TV show, was getting a trim at In The Cuts in Los Angeles when an argument broke out between two employees.

The altercation turned nasty when the pair began to brawl, prompting Ribeiro to jump out of his seat mid-haircut and pull them apart to stop the fight, according to TMZ.com.

However, a shaken Ribeiro reportedly refused to let the salon finish his cut, and hastily left ...
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Pulse Patrol: The Weakly Round-Up Of User Comments

November 4th, 2008 10:00am EST
Pulse Patrol
Each week the editors at Starpulse will be highlighting the best responses and remarks to news stories and celebrity topics that we've come across.

News Highlights = This week's most rousing and humorous explanations were made on the latest stories on SJP Pimping for Obama, Jessica Biel’s Risky fashion choice, and the Queen of soul’s voice, as well as Hilary Swank’s latest hairstyle.

Topic Highlights = There was one gracious and agreeable remark made about Charlie Sheen however, there was no love or affection for Fergie, Russell Brand or for Hulk Hogan’s Daughter.

Top Comm...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 21

September 21st, 2007 3:00am EDT
Faith Hill
Happy Birthday to "Lost" actress Maggie Grace (1983), socialite Nicole Richie (1981), Indian actress Kareena Kapoor (1980), Korn drummer David Silveria (1972), Oasis singer Liam Gallagher (1972), "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" actor Alfonso Ribeiro (1971), "Idiocracy" actor Luke Wilson (1971), talk show host Ricki Lake (1968), Barenaked Ladies drummer Tyler Stewart (1967), country singer Faith Hill (1967), "RV" actress Cheryl Hines (1965), "Cradle Will Rock" actor Angus Macfadyen (1963), "Numb3rs" actor Rob Morrow (1962), "Becker" actress Nancy Travis (1961), "JAG" star David James Elliot (1...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 21

September 21st, 2006 3:00am EDT
Faith Hill
Happy Birthday to "Lost" actress Maggie Grace (1983), socialite Nicole Richie (1981), Indian actress Kareena Kapoor (1980), Korn drummer David Silveria (1972), Oasis singer Liam Gallagher (1972), "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" actor Alfonso Ribeiro (1971), "Idiocracy" actor Luke Wilson (1971), talk show host Ricki Lake (1968), Barenaked Ladies drummer Tyler Stewart (1967), country singer Faith Hill (1967), "RV" actress Cheryl Hines (1965), "Cradle Will Rock" actor Angus Macfadyen (1963), "Numb3rs" actor Rob Morrow (1962), "Becker" actress Nancy Travis (1961), "JAG" star David James Elliot (1...
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Fox Reveals the Stars of 'Celebrity Duets'

August 15th, 2006 3:11pm EDT
Hal Sparks
WWE World Champion Chris Jericho, actress Lucy Lawless, actor Cheech Marin, 2004 Olympic Gold Medal-winning gymnast Carly Patterson, actor/director Alfonso Ribeiro, pop culture guru Jai Rodriguez, actor/comedian Hal Sparks and actress Lea Thompson are the eight celebrities who will compete weekly on "Celebrity Duets" premiering Tuesday, Aug. 29 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Wayne Brady will host the show.

Each week, the celebrity competitors as long as they remain in the competition will be paired with a different recording superstar among Grammy Award-winning and No. 1 artists Clint ...
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