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Jaden Smith Refutes Emancipation Rumors: 'I'm Not Going Anywhere'

May 15th, 2013 5:07pm EDT
Jaden Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith
Jaden Smith, son of stars Will and Jada Pinkett, was reported yesterday to be considering emancipation from his parents. However, he now says it's not going to happen.

Will Smith told The Sun in an interview that Jaden talked to his parents about being granted emancipation from them for his 15th birthday. Will and Jada recently explained that they give their kids quite a bit of freedom and don't punish them. Will said, "He says, 'Dad, I want to be emancipated. I know if we do this, he can be an emancipated minor, because he really wants to have his own place, like ooh.

"That's the backlas...
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5 Ballin' Celebrity Investment Ventures

April 28th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Lady Gaga
Celebrity investors have the ability to bring notoriety to an item or cause, as well as a large budget to invest in its success. Because of this, celebrities are often far more successful than people with small budgets and no fame to contribute to their investment's success. Here are some of the stars who have scored big on investments.

1. Lady Gaga: Monster Investor

Perhaps aware that her special brand of fame would be short-lived, Lady Gaga began to make investments immediately after becoming famous. The FarmVille extension called GagaVille was her first stab at becoming an investor. He...
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Will Smith Doesn't Punish His Children

April 24th, 2013 4:07pm EDT
Will Smith
Will Smith has revealed he does not punish his children for wrongdoing, instead allowing them to be responsible for their actions.

Smith is the father of three: Trey from his previous marriage to Sheree Zampino, and Jaden and Willow, from his current marriage with Jada Pinkett Smith.

Now that his two younger children have entered show business, Will says that he doesn't punish them, calling it "negative." He tells Metro, "We don't do punishment. The way that we deal with our kids is, they are responsible for their lives. Our concept is, as young as possible, give them as much control over...
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Jada Pinkett Smith On Open Marriage: 'Will & I Can Both Do Whatever We Want'

April 16th, 2013 8:58am EDT
Jada Pinkett Smith
Following confusion about whether Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith are involved in an open marriage, the actress has penned a letter explaining herself more clearly.

In a recent interview with the Huffington Post, Pinkett Smith said of her husband of 14 years: "I've always told Will, 'You can do whatever you want as long as you can look at yourself in the mirror and be OK.'"

Fans immediately wondered what the actress meant and whether she allows her husband to sleep with other women. She has since come forward to clarify her comments in an open letter:

"Let me first say this, there are ...
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Rumor Patrol: Jada Pinkett Smith's Open Marriage, Courtney Love To Judge A Talent Show, More

April 6th, 2013 1:00pm EDT
Jada Pinkett-Smith & Will Smith
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith have an open marriage in which they can have sex with anyone they want.

Verdict: Appears to be true. This rumor has been circulating for years, and although Pinkett hasn't explicity said they swap partners, the actress told HuffPost Live, earlier this week, "I've always told Will, 'You can do whatever you want as long as you can look at yourself in the mirror and be OK...
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Jada Pinkett-Smith Responds To Open Marriage Rumors - But Doesn't Deny Them

April 4th, 2013 6:07pm EDT
Jada Pinkett and Will Smith
Jada Pinkett-Smith has given credence to rumors that she is in an open marriage with Will Smith after she refused to deny them in a recent interview.

While chatting with HuffPost Live, Jada said, ""I've always told Will, 'You can do whatever you want as long as you can look at yourself in the mirror and be OK.'"

She continued, "Because at the end of the day, Will is his own man. I'm here as his partner, but he is his own man. He has to decide who he wants to be and that's not for me to do for him. Or vice versa.

"I don't think it's easy to be married to anyone. I think that you have to g...
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Will Smith Turned Down 'Django Unchained' Because He 'Needed' To Be The Lead

March 25th, 2013 4:33pm EDT
Will Smith
Before Jamie Foxx landed the title role in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained there was actually another star the director had his sights on to play the titular slave-turned-assassin: Will Smith.

Smith hadn't revealed why he turned down the role in the Oscar winning film (a Best Director win for Tarantino and a Best Supporting Actor win for Christoph Waltz) until recently, when he spoke to Entertainment Weekly during an interview for his upcoming film After Earth, directed by M. Night Shyamalan (uh-oh).

"Django wasn't the lead," he tells EW, "so it was like, I need to be the lead. The o...
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Fashion Week-Bound Willow Smith Has An Uncanny Resemblance To Dad Will

February 13th, 2013 8:00pm EST
Jada Pinkett Smith & Will Smith
One look at Willow Smith and it's obvious which famous parent she resembles most - dad Will Smith.

The young actress stepped out with her mother Jada Pinkett Smith to check out Michael Kors Fall 2013 show during New York Fashion Week today.

Willow showed off her fashionable self in spiked hair, leather pants, a cropped gold top, and white studded jacket. Mom wore a turquoise snake-printed coat.

We don't know whether it's her eyes, nose, mouth or combination of all that make the 12 year old look like her pops so much. But the resemblance is undeniable. And it's awesome!

Willow has dabble...
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12 Actors & Actresses Who Are Really Good Singers

November 21st, 2012 11:54am EST
Anne Hathaway
A few select actors and actresses are able to do it all, including act and sing. The truly talented are stand outs in Hollywood, demonstrating their vocal skills on and off the big screen.

Anne Hathaway recently wrapped up her new film, a big-screen adaptation of hit stage show Les Miserables, and in December moviegoers will get the chance to hear her musical talents. She has also shown off her commanding theatrical voice on shows such as "Saturday Night Live."

Check out more stars who can sing...

Gwyneth Paltrow sang in "Duets" and also "Country Strong." She's blonde, beautiful and ta...
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Will Smith To Host Fundraiser At His Home For President Obama

October 15th, 2012 9:03am EDT
Will Smith
Later this month Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith are co-hosting a fundraiser for Barack Obama's presidential campaign at their home in Calabasas, Calif.

First Lady Michelle Obama, movie mogul James Lassiter, actress Salma Hayek and others will attend the luncheon on Oct. 25. Tickets for the Obama Victory Fund event cost $2,500. Those willing to hand out $10,000 will meet the first lady and have a picture taken with her.

The Smiths are the latest in a long line of celebs who are supporting the President for re-election. Stars such as Gwen Stefani, George Clooney, and Sarah Jessi...
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Celebrity Kid Cameos: Children Who Landed Roles In Their Famous Parents' Films

August 23rd, 2012 6:09pm EDT
Angelina Jolie, Vivienne & Zahara
It was recently reported that Angelina Jolie's daughter Vivienne, 4, will appear in her mother's upcoming movie Maleficent. The film is a live-action take on "Sleeping Beauty" and is set for release in 2014.

Walt Disney studios confirmed to Us Weekly that Vivienne will play a younger version of Princess Aurora, played by Elle Fanning. Can we expect to see Jolie and Brad Pitt's other five children making cameos in future films?

It's certainly not the first time a celebrity has used her fame and fortune to help her child get ahead in show business. There are dozens of of actors with famous ...
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Beyonce & Jay-Z Are The Richest Couple In The World

August 8th, 2012 12:00pm EDT
Beyonce & Jay-Z
Forbes magazine has crunched the numbers and determined that Beyonce and her husband Jay-Z are the highest-earning couple in showbiz.

Over the last 12 months, the musical couple earned a staggering $78 million combined. Their daughter Blue Ivy Carter will certainly never be hungry. Or wear cheap clothing. Or attend public schools.

Beyonce took in $40 million all by herself from sponsorship deals, album sales and royalties from her back catalog, which includes albums such as "Dangerously In Love," "I Am...Sasha Fierce" and "4." We're sure she's not regretting breaking up Destiny's Child. S...
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DILFs: 30 Hot Celebrity Dads - 2012 Edition

July 21st, 2012 4:00pm EDT
Cam Gigandet
Last week we put together a pictorial of 30 hot celebrity moms to the enjoyment of many that browsed. Not to let the ladies down, we thought it only fitting to do the same for the sexy celebrity dads. We did our best to throw in a few shirtless surprises, so click through our list of hot celeb dads. If we missed someone who'd be on your list let us know. Enjoy!

Cam Gigandet

Usher

Scott Disick

Brad Pitt

Chris Hemsworth

Colin Farrell

Will Smith

Orlando Bloom

Ben Afleck

David Beckham

Clive Owen

Josh Holloway

Jay-Z

Eric Dane

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'Men In Black IV' Confirmed

July 20th, 2012 12:27pm EDT
Men in Black III
Will Smith is expected to slip on a dark suit and shades for another installment of Men In Black, according to movie bosses.

The superstar returned to his role of Agent J in the third film in the sci-fi franchise earlier this year after a decade-long wait, and proved the series is still a success at the box office after it raked in $615 million.

Now, Columbia Pictures president Doug Belgrad, the man in charge of the studio behind the films, has given a fourth movie the green light.

He tells The Hollywood Reporter, "We're very pleased with the financial performance of Men in Black 3, a...
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Top 10 Celebrity Couples

July 14th, 2012 2:30pm EDT
Will Smith &  Jada Pinkett Smith
Approximately 40 to 50 percent of marriages end in divorce in the United States, and if you add celebrity to the equation that percentage seems to increase exponentially.

Check out the stars who have filed for divorce in 2012 alone: Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise, Seal and Heidi Klum, David Arquette and Courteney Cox, and Debra Messing and Daniel Zelman. Johnny Depp and his longterm partner Vanessa Paradis also called it quits.

Despite rampant divorce rumors, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith have weathered the storm after 15 years of marriage. And believe it or not, there are several celebr...
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Will Smith Wants 'Bad Boys 3'

May 25th, 2012 8:15pm EDT
Will Smith
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are eager to reunite for a third Bad Boys movie - as soon as they find the perfect script.

The Hollywood star is currently busy promoting the third installment of his Men In Black film series, and it appears he has trilogies on his mind - he'd like to revisit the action comedy.

He says, "I talked to Martin about that a couple of weeks ago. Martin is into it. (We've) got a couple of screenplays, the story's gotta (sic) be right."

Smith and Lawrence first teamed up to portray Miami, Florida police detectives for the original Bad Boys in 1995; a sequel was ...
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Daniel Craig Named Best Dressed Onscreen Star

May 25th, 2012 4:20pm EDT
Daniel Craig
Daniel Craig has seen off competition from Will Smith and Johnny Depp to be crowned the best dressed onscreen star.

The British actor's sharp suits in the James Bond movies helped him top the poll for Lovefilm, and Smith's Men in Black agent alter-ego landed him second place.

Late star Heath Ledger came third for his eccentric Joker character in The Dark Knight, Depp was placed fourth for his turn in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, while Jim Carrey's outlandish outfits in Dumb and Dumber bumped him into fifth.
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Will Smith Admits He Controls Everything

May 24th, 2012 12:03pm EDT
Will Smith, Men In Black 3 Premiere
We know Will Smith is the biggest star in the world and everything he touches turns to gold. Surely everyone he meets is enchanted by his natural charisma. It turns out Smith really does control everyone he meets. He admits it. Speaking about Men in Black 3, Smith shared a philosophical idea that makes a lot of sense coming from him.

“I control every interaction with every human being that I'm with,” Smith said. “A person isn't just an *sshole, or a person isn't crazy. If I'm aware, I can actually manage any situation with 98 percent of the people on Earth. There's some lunatics. There's s...
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Review 'Men In Black 3' The Best One Yet

May 23rd, 2012 4:08pm EDT
'Men In Black'
Okay people... They are back! Those alien fighting dudes, in their black sport jackets, white shirts, skinny ties, shooting gadgets that can wipe your memory clean, faster than you can say 'The Martians Are Coming'

Not only are they back, after a fifteen year absence, but...Agent K (Tommy Lee Jones) and Agent J (Will Smith) are better than ever.

Thanks to director, Barry Sonnenfeld and the screenwriters, Etan Cohen, and David Koepp, based on the comic by Lowell Cunningham the third in the franchise.

The plot, without giving too much away, involves time travel, a super grotesque alien kno...
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Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'Men in Black III,' 'Moonrise Kingdom' & More

May 21st, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Men in Black
I didn’t end up watching “Battleship” last week, because I wasn’t in the mood to knowingly subject myself to a bad movie that night. Friends who caught it, told me that it’s as terrible as they thought it would be, giving it a D grade. Critic Matt Patches hilariously called it “as stiff and lifeless as the plastic pieces used to play (the board game).” After hearing things like that I’m glad I didn’t bother with “Battleship.”

This week includes the release of the highly anticipated blockbuster “Men in Black III,” but I’m more interested in Wes Anderson’s “Moonrise Kingdom” since it feature...
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Will Smith Slaps Journalist Attempting To Kiss Him

May 19th, 2012 7:41am EDT
Will Smith
Will Smith was caught off guard Friday during a Russian premiere of Men In Black III by a male reporter who attempted to kiss Smith while walking the red carpet for the event.

The reporter from a Ukrainian television station was attempting a pre-screening interview when he grabbed the actor and tried to plant a kiss on his lips. The video tape indicates that Smith lost his composure and gave the reporter a light slap saying, "Hey man, yo man, what the hell is your problem, buddy?"

Moving along the carpet, in his next interview, Smith said, "Hey sorry, he tried to kiss me on the mouth. J...
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Jaden Smith Launches Rap Career With Arty Online Video

May 15th, 2012 11:41pm EDT
Jaden Smith
Will Smith's teenage son Jaden is hoping to join his sister Willow in the pop charts after launching his rap career online.

The 13-year-old actor debuted his solo video for the track "Give it to Em" on Ryan Seacrest's new website RyanSeacrest.com.

American Idol host Seacrest claims young Jaden wrote the new song himself.

The arty black-and-white promo features the toned teen rapping about his clean-living life.

Jaden Smith first showed off his musical skills on pal Justin Bieber's "Never Say Never" remix and a second collaboration between the pair called "Happy New Year".
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Jada Pinkett Smith Dazzles At European 'Men In Black III' Premieres

May 14th, 2012 2:00pm EDT
Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith has got it going on. She turned up to the "Men in Black III" premiere in Madrid, Spain, on Sunday wearing a short yellow dress that showed off her very toned legs.

She appears to be on a European tour with her husband Will Smith while he promotes the film. She also appeared at the Paris premiere in a black flapper-style dress. That's one way to show a united front! (Either that or she's keeping an eye on him while he visits cities filled with beautiful women.)

A few months ago the couple was rumored to be splitting up. She recently told Gala magazine, "These rumors are ...
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Will Smith Supports President Obama's Tax Proposal

May 8th, 2012 9:22am EDT
Will Smith
Hollywood star Will Smith has thrown his support behind Barack Obama after the President proposed a tax hike for high earners.

Obama has called for those who make more than $1 million a year to pay at least 30 per cent of their income in taxes.

And the Independence Day star insists he's happy to hand over more of his pay check to support the struggling American economy.

He tells the Associated Press, "I'm very supportive of that idea. America has been fantastic to me. I have no problem paying whatever I need to pay to keep my country growing."

Smith received an estimated $20 million...
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Justin Bieber And Lady Gaga To Play Aliens In 'Men In Black 3'

April 25th, 2012 11:29am EDT
Men in Black III
Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber will make out of this world cameos in the new Men In Black movie - as aliens.

The pop superstars are among the big name guest stars to make an appearance in the highly-anticipated third installment of the franchise, which re-teams Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones as secret agents in charge of policing extra-terrestrials.

Gaga and Bieber will play aliens who sit on a surveillance board, alongside kooky filmmaker Tim Burton.

Director Barry Sonnenfeld tells Collider.com, "In this (installment) there are a few people that you'll see up on the surveillance board i...
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Jay-Z And Will Smith Invest In New iPhone App

April 24th, 2012 11:56pm EDT
Will Smith
Superstar pals Jay-Z and Will Smith have joined forces once again to invest in a new video-sharing application for the iPhone.

The rapper's Roc Nation firm and Smith's Overbrook Entertainment company are among a group of new backers for Viddy, a program which allows users to create short videos and share them with friends on the Apple smart phone.

It is not known how much the pair invested in the business, which already boasts over 10 million users.

Jay-Z already has a number of ongoing projects with Smith - he signed the "I Am Legend" star's singer/actress daughter, Willow, to his Roc N...
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Jada Pinkett Smith Speaks Out Against 'Ridiculous' Rumors Of Marital Trouble

April 13th, 2012 1:21pm EDT
Jada Pinkett-Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith has spoken out to silence gossip suggesting her marriage to Hollywood superstar Will Smith is in trouble.

The couple has been married since 1997 and has three children together, including actor Jaden and pop star Willow, and the relationship has come under close scrutiny over the last few months, with rumors suggesting the stars are living separate lives.

However, Pinkett Smith is adamant reports of an imminent split are nothing but rumors.

She tells French magazine Gala, "Every year, one celebrity couple is under the microscope. This year, unluckily, it's us! I alm...
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Katy Perry, Selena Gomez & More Get Leggy On The Red Carpet At Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards (See Pics & Full List Of Winners)

April 1st, 2012 12:00pm EDT
Kid's Choice Awards
Mega-stars including Katy Perry, Tim Tebow, Taylor Lautner, Big Time Rush, Selena Gomez, Kristen Stewart, LMFAO and Justin Bieber reigned as this year's favorites, winning top honors at Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards live telecast, Saturday, March 31, 8-9:30 p.m. (ET/tape delayed for West Coast).

Hosted by international superstar, and 10-time KCA winner Will Smith, the awards were broadcast from the Galen Center at USC in Los Angeles where kids' top choices in television, movies, music and sports were revealed through a flying blimp, silver robot and sword swallower. Smith ...
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Bogus Will Smith Tweet Becomes An Internet Sensation

March 27th, 2012 8:26am EDT
Will Smith
A fake Will Smith tweet commenting on Trayvon Martin's killing has gone viral after it was re-posted by several Hollywood stars including Spike Lee and Rosie O'Donnell.

The quote, wrongly attributed to the Hollywood actor, suggested the woman who pelted Kim Kardashian with flour last week was arrested more quickly than the killer of slain Martin.

The fake tweet, accompanied by a picture of the Men in Black actor and the account name @RealWillSmith, reads, "We live in America where a girl that threw flour on Kim Kardashian was arrested on site. But the man who killed Trayvon Martin is st...
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Kids' Choice Nominations Announced - Katy Perry, Taylor Swift & More Make The List

February 17th, 2012 9:27am EST
Katy Perry
Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Daniel Radcliffe are among the top nominees for the 2012 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.

The boy wizard franchise's eighth and final film, "Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2," will compete against "The Smurfs," "The Muppets" and "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked" for Favorite Movie, while Radcliffe will face off against Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides), Jim Carrey (Mr. Popper's Penguins) and Adam Sandler (Jack & Jill).

Radcliffe's Potter co-star Emma Watson is shortlisted for Favorite Movie Actress alongside Kristen Ste...
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