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7 Celebrities Who Like Scientology A Little Too Much

June 4th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
7 Celebrities Who Like Scientology A Little Too Much
When former King of Queens star Leah Remini went on the Ellen Degeneres Show last week, she used it as an opportunity to clearly state that she believes she is better off since leaving the "religion" of Scientology last summer.

The now Xenu-free Remini stated that she and her family have found "new ways to reconnect" and that leaving the religion "has really brought us closer together."

While we're happy for Remini, but we can't help but hope that some other famous celebrities would follow her example.

Here are 7 Famous Stars Who Are A Little Too Into Scientology.

Tom Cruise

Well,...
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'Pulp Fiction' Stars Uma Thurman, John Travolta & Quentin Tarantino Reunite At Cannes

May 24th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
Uma & QUentin
Actors Uma Thurman and John Travolta joined director Quentin Tarantino on Friday for a special screening of "Pulp Fiction" at the Cannes Film Festival in France to celebrate the movie's 20th anniversary.

The 1994 film won the festival's top honor, the Palme d'Or, and the cast reunited for a special screening on the beach, where organizers handed out pizza to the audience.

The trio introduced the movie from a makeshift stage on the sand, and Tarantino told the crowd, "I've seen Pulp Fiction under every circumstance a person can see it except this one. Now rip out a joint and light it up....
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The 14 Most Ridiculous & Iconic Death Scenes In Hollywood

May 1st, 2014 5:00pm EDT
Pulp Fiction
Hollywood movies are full of extravagance - fast cars, beautiful women, international men of mystery, evil villians and giant, global conspiracies. It's also full of elaborate endings, many of which ultimately culminate in at least one death. The problem is, in that quest for a real show-stopper, some of these deaths cross the line from 'iconic' to ... well, 'ridiculous.' Here, we will pay homage to the Hollywood deaths that have gone down in history as iconic, as well as dissect what ones ultimately went too far.

Please be warned, the following pages will have considerable amounts of gore...
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Idina Menzel Says She 'Benefited' From John Travolta's Oscar Flub

March 22nd, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Idina Menzel Says She 'Benefited' From John Travolta's Oscar Flu
There's no bad blood between Idina Menzel and John Travolta, who messed her name up at the Oscars earlier this month.

The actor was ridiculed online after calling the "Frozen" star "Adele Dazeem" when he introduced her to the stage to perform "Let It Go."

Menzel has brushed off the incident, telling Billboard.com: "He was really gracious and sent this gorgeous email, and we're buddies and it's all cool." She added: "Please. I mean, I've only benefited from it!"

An embarrased Travolta also sent Menzel a huge bouquet of flowers to apologize.

The actress admits she was slightly confused wh...
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Celebs With The Worst Hair In Showbiz

March 13th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
Celebs With The Worst Hair In Showbiz
There are some celebrities out there that you can't help but laugh at -- because no matter how much money they have, they just can't seem to get their hair looking right.

Here, we point these obvious hair blunders out to our loving readers because work days are long and we love to be entertaining while you're doing the daily grind. Check out our list of celebrities with the worst hair and join in on the mocking!

John Travolta: His hair goes from super short to longer, but he should know that he isn't fooling anyone. Everyone knows that he has hair plugs and is virtually bald.

Dona...
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Adele Dazeem Hits Broadway Playbill For 'If/Then'

March 5th, 2014 10:55pm EST
Adele Dazeem Hits Broadway Playbill For 'If/Then'
John Travolta's gaffe while introducing singer Idina Menzel at the Oscars last Sunday night has come full circle.

Travolta referred to Menzel as "Adele Dazeem," and the mistake didn't go unnoticed, instantly becoming numerous memes after spreading across the internet like wildfire.

Producers of new Broadway musical "If/Then" had a little fun with the Playbill for the show, coming up with an insert that features a photo of Menzel taken during her performance of hit single "Let It Go" from the Disney film "Frozen" at the Oscars with a notice that "At this performance the role of Elizabeth w...
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John Travolta Apologizes To 'Incredibly Talented' Idina Menzel For Botching Her Name

March 5th, 2014 11:00am EST
John Travolta Apologizes To 'Incredibly Talented' Idina Menzel F
John Travolta is having a hard time dealing with the backlash after he misread singer Idina Menzel's name at the Oscar awards on Sunday night.

When the actor introduced the Broadway star's "Let It Go" performance from "Frozen," which went on to win the "Best Song" trophy, he called her "the wickedly talented, one and only Adele Dazeem." Oops!

The actor became the laughing stock of the internet, with many media outlets making fun of his mistake and creating memes about his flub.

On Tuesday he released a statement through is publicist reading, "I've been beating myself up all day. Then I t...
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8 Best Moments From The 86th Academy Awards

March 3rd, 2014 7:00pm EST
8 Best Moments From The 86th Academy Awards
Oscars 2014 will forever be known as the year of good vibes, from Ellen DeGeneres' "killing them with kindness" opening monologue to the group victory win for "12 Years A Slave." While the amazing moments that happened were too many to count, here are some of the highlights of the evening (with a few "did that really happen?") events as well!

1. Ellen DeGeneres As Hostess With The Mostess

This was Ellen's second time hosting the biggest awards show of the year. The first time in 2007, she brought a new energy to the tired format and was well-received by critics and celebrities in attenda...
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John Travolta Botches Idina Menzel's Introduction At The Oscars, Calls Her 'Adele Dazeem'

March 3rd, 2014 10:30am EST
Idina Menzel
Those not familiar with Tony Award-winning singer/actress Adele Dazeem may know her better by her real name, Idina Menzel.

Actor John Travolta took the stage at the Oscars on Sunday night to introduce Menzel, who was there to perform smash hit "Let It Go" from Disney's Frozen, which won the award for Best Animated Feature, but he didn't quite get the pronunciation of her name right -- and he didn't seem to care. One might say he just, ahem, let it go.

"There will always be a special place in my heart for the movie musical and the songs that create their most memorable moments," Travolta s...
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Glory Days - 10 Celebs Who Just Stopped Caring

January 1st, 2014 1:01pm EST
Glory Days - 10 Celebs Who Just Stopped Caring
Celebrities are always under the microscope. Looking beautiful is part of their job. The media seemingly takes great joy in exploiting every bad angle they can, sometimes down to the point of berating celebrities based off the worst possible paparazzi snapshots.

While we don't endorse that, there are exceptions. Sometimes, when stars stay out of the limelight for extended amounts of time, they don't do all the necessary upkeep that they do when they are constantly in the public eye.

Sometimes, it gets a little out of control. Occasionally, it looks almost as if they just decided to stop c...
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John Travolta, Alicia Keys Help Queen Latifah Kick Off Her New Talk Show

September 17th, 2013 9:00am EDT
Queen Latifah
On Monday, Queen Latifah kicked off her new daytime talk show with celebrity pals John Travolta, Lenny Kravitz and Alicia Keys.

Twelve years after her first short-lived chat show ended, the actress returned to the small screen to launch "The Queen Latifah Show" with a little help from her A-list friends.

Latifah told the audience: "Thank you so much for being with me today, and really throughout my whole career. Everything that I have done has led me to this moment.
 
"This is my chance to do all of the things that I love. I get to introduce you to amazing people who are doing extraordina...
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John Travolta Wants To Play Bond Villain

July 26th, 2013 12:11pm EDT
John Travolta
Renowned Hollywood actor John Travolta is hoping to land a role opposite Daniel Craig in the next James Bond film as he has long fantasized himself playing a villain in the 007 franchise.

The 59 year-old actor admits he is a big fan of the movie series and hopes to eventually follow in the footsteps of actors including Christopher Walken, Christopher Lee and Javier Bardem who have all previously played Bond's rogues.

The Saturday Night Fever star tells Britain's Daily Telegraph, "I'd love to play a bad guy in James Bond."  He adds of the films' lead actors, "I have two favorite Bonds, S...
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John Travolta To Guest Star On Kirstie Alley's New TV Series

July 24th, 2013 1:30pm EDT
John Travolta
Another famous face will be joining Kirstie Alley on her upcoming TV series - John Travolta has signed on for a guest appearance on "Kirstie."

The actress' former "Cheers" castmate Rhea Perlman and former "Seinfeld" stars Jason Alexander and Michael Richards also star on the series.

Travolta, who starred with Alley in "Look Who's Talking," said in a statement: "I'm excited about working with Kirstie again... It's always a treat to be surrounded by people you respect so much both personally and professionally."

"Kirstie" centers around Broadway star Madison Banks (Alley), whose life turns...
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John Travolta Snubbed 'Flight' Role Over Flying Upside Down Scene

June 27th, 2013 4:47pm EDT
John Travolta
John Travolta turned down Denzel Washington's award-winning role in Flight because he thought the mid-air scenes were "a bit much."

Travolta, who is qualified private pilot, claims the part of alcoholic Captain Whip Whitaker was written with him in mind, but he decided against accepting the offer as he disapproved of certain scenes in the script.

Speaking at a British Film Institute (BFI) event in London, he says, "The funny thing was it was written for me. But it was not written well enough yet - the plane stuff, not the character. I loved that he was an alcoholic and I loved his journe...
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John Travolta's Daughter Ella Bleu, 13, Is The Spitting Image Of Her Father

June 22nd, 2013 11:00am EDT
John Travolta
We spotted John Travolta and his 13-year-old daughter Ella Bleu at the premiere of "Killing Season" in New York City earlier this week.

Ella, nearly the same height as her dad (in heels), looked quite a bit like her famous father, sharing his bright blue eyes, dark hair and nose.

The actor's upcoming film centers on two American and Serbian veterans from the Bosnian War. Their unlikely friendship takes a turn after one of them reveals his true intentions. Robert De Niro also stars. The film hits theaters in July.

Travolta made headlines after crashing a wedding in Georgia earlier this mo...
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The 10 Most Memorable & Shocking Moments At The 2013 Oscars

February 25th, 2013 3:00pm EST
Ben Affleck wins Oscar for Argo
If you missed the 85th Annual Academy Awards, we have a roundup of some of the best (and most shocking) moments from the ceremony:

1.) Before the stars arrived, the toilets overflowed, flooding the lobby at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, according to TMZ.com. Fortunately, custodians were able to vaccum the mess before Hollywood royalty descended.

2.) "Twilight" star Kristen Stewart surprised fans after arriving to the event on crutches. She apparently stepped on a piece of glass a couple days earlier but later that evening presented an award without the aid of the medical device.

3.) Ho...
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2012 Celebrity Sex Scandals & Nude Photo Leaks

December 25th, 2012 8:00am EST
Kanye West & Kim Kardashian
Real life often mimics soap operas, and 2012 was no exception. Several celebrities were embroiled in sex scandals and nude photo leaks. As much as these stars try to keep some things to themselves, sometimes their private moments result in a media frenzy.

In September, a video featuring Kanye West getting down and dirty with a woman looking very similar to his girlfriend Kim Kardashian was being shopped around. RadarOnline reported that they viewed the 20-minute sex tape and posted a non-nude screen shot from it.  The video was allegedly made before the rapper started dating the reality st...
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Religious Celebrities - A Bit Too Much Or Just What They Needed?

December 15th, 2012 11:00am EST
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Religion is a beautiful collection of beliefs that can impact one’s life, change the way you look at life and sometimes segregate you from others. When speaking about celebrities in general, they usually like to stand out and go against the grain and when you add religion into the mix, we sometimes ask- is it a bit much? Some celebrities take their beliefs overboard and others simply find religion and turn their lives around for the better. Here are a few stars whose religion has changed the direction of their career.

Recently, Two and a Half Men actor, Angus T. Jones made headlines when...
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John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John Are Jolly & Gay In Their Strange New Music Video

December 6th, 2012 12:00pm EST
John Travolta & Olivia Newton John
John Travolta and Olivia-Newton John just released a new video featuring their song "I Think You Might Like It" from their new holiday album "This Christmas."

The former "Grease" co-stars filmed scenes featuring a 1955 Thunderbird, similar to the one containing Sandy Olsen and Danny Zuko at the end of the classic 1978 musical. The actor said of the video, "We're dressed kinda like we were then but different."

The video features Travolta's wife Kelly Preston and their children as well as friends the family has made while living in Ocala, Florida, over the past 10 years.

John Farrar compos...
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John Travolta Used Scientology 'Assist' To Help Injured Man In China

December 4th, 2012 8:23am EST
John Travolta
Famous Scientologist John Travolta used his skills to act as a healer in China recently. Using mind over matter methods, the actor helped a man who broke his ankle after a car crash.

Travolta is quoted as saying, "I was in Shanghai recently at a work event and the Master of Ceremonies' best friend had recently gotten into a car wreck.

"He had broken his ankle and was in constant pain. I asked him permission to do some Scientology assists and he said, 'OK, sure'. People were standing around watching as I did them.

You could actually see him confronting the pain and after a while he looke...
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John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John Look Cheesy In Promo Pics For Their Christmas Album

November 4th, 2012 1:00pm EST
Oliva Newton John & John Travolta
Nearly 35 years after they starred in "Grease," John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John reteamed for holiday album This Christmas.

The album features guest appearances by Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, James Taylor, and Kenny G and includes classics such as "Baby It's Cold Outside," "White Christmas" and "Deck the Halls."

Travolta announced in a press release last month: "From the moment we decided to to this, magic happened. Everyone we contacted agreed to do it. My desire was to make This Christmas an intimate album, not something too ostentatious or showy."

Well, the promo photos have a...
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John Travolta Whisked Kelly Preston To France For 50th Birthday

October 22nd, 2012 9:36pm EDT
Kelly Preston
Actress Kelly Preston had a birthday to remember last month - her husband John Travolta whisked her off to France and singer Barbra Streisand gave her an onstage shout-out at a recent concert.

Travolta surprised Preston and a couple of her pals with a trip to Paris last month to celebrate her 50th birthday and the Jerry Maguire star admits she had the time of her life.

She tells People.com, "Last month, Johnny (Travolta) flew all my girlfriends and their husbands and our family to Paris for four days for my birthday party and we just had the best time ever. Absolute perfection."

The actr...
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John Travolta Records 'Christmas' Album With Olivia-Newton John

October 2nd, 2012 7:15pm EDT
Olivia Newton John
Longtime pals and former Grease co-stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John reunited to record a Christmas album.

The pair played high school lovers Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson in the classic 1978 musical film, and now, nearly 35 years after its release, Travolta and Newton-John have reteamed for This Christmas.

The project will also feature guest appearances by Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, James Taylor, and Kenny G.

A statement from Saturday Night Fever star Travolta reads: "From the moment we decided to to this, magic happened. Everyone we contacted agreed to do it. My desire w...
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Judge Dismisses Author's Lawsuit Against John Travolta

September 28th, 2012 8:26am EDT
John Travolta
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit by Robert Randolph, the author of "You'll Never Spa In This Town Again," who targeted John Travolta.

In the book, Randolph claims Travolta frequented gay bathhouses. He then sued the actor and his lawyer for spreading lies about his mental health.

A letter was leaked to Gawker.com, in which Travolta's attorney Marty Singer claimed Randolph had spent time in mental institutions and had brain damage.

In response, Randolph sued for libel, insisting the remarks "sought to disparage... his reputation," and "induce members of the public" to believe Randolph was...
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John Travolta Says He Almost Retired After His Son Jett's Death

September 21st, 2012 11:30am EDT
John Travolta
John Travolta considered quitting acting after the death of his son Jett from a seizure.

The Grease star admits the loss was almost too much to bear after the 15-year-old passed away while on a family holiday in the Bahamas in January, 2009.

The grieving actor was persuaded to return to moviemaking by director Oliver Stone for his latest film Savages after taking a break from the industry.

Travolta tells the BBC, "I lost my son a few years ago and I had, you know, been having quite a time of that and after three years of getting a lot of support from my church and a lot of support fro...
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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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John Travolta Pays Tribute To 'Welcome Back, Kotter' Co-Star Ron Palillo

August 15th, 2012 2:38pm EDT
John Travolta
John Travolta has expressed his grief over the loss of his former Welcome Back, Kotter co-star Ron Palillo, calling him a great talent and "a wonderful person."

The actor passed away of an apparent heart attack at his Palm Beach Gardens home in Florida on Tuesday morning, aged 63.

His sudden death prompted many fans of the hit sitcom, in which Palillo played nerdy high school student Arnold Horshack, to recall their love for the series online, and now Travolta, who shared the small screen with the star for five years, has paid tribute to his late pal.

A statement from the Saturday Nig...
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John Travolta To Recieve Golden Eye Award At Zurich Film Festival

August 14th, 2012 11:22am EDT
John Travolta
John Travolta will pick up a special lifetime achievement award at the Zurich Film Festival next month.

The Grease star will be honored for his career, which has spanned five decades, with the Golden Eye prize at the annual movie event in Switzerland before the gala premiere of his new film, Savages, which co-stars Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Johnson and Blake Lively.

Festival director Karl Spoerri says, "We're excited to welcome John Travolta to Zurich to bestow him with (sic) this honor and celebrate his amazing career. We're gearing up for a momentous opening night."

Ocean's Eleven produc...
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John Travolta's Rep Slams Latest Masseur Accusations

August 6th, 2012 8:16am EDT
John Travolta
John Travolta's attorney has filed legal papers firing back at a cruise ship steward who accused the movie star of exposing himself during a massage.

Fabian Zanzi became the third masseur to sue Travolta over sex claims in as many months in June when he alleged the actor had dropped his robe and exposed himself during a neck message session in 2009.

The Royal Caribbean staffer went on to suggest that the Grease star had forcefully embraced him and then tried to buy his silence over the incident by offering Zanzi $12,000. He is suing for unspecified damages.

However, Travolta's legal r...
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10 Celebrities You May Not Know Are Scientologists

July 8th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Sofia Milos
It's widely known that Tom Cruise, John Travolta, his wife Kelly Preston and Kirstie Alley are scientologists. Cruise is going through a very public divorce with actress Katie Holmes, and it is allegedly due to his ties with the religion.

Twelve years ago, Travolta made the film "Battlefield Earth," a film adapted from the novel by Ron L. Hubbard, the founder of Scientology.

In 2010 on Larry King Live, Alley said her religion helped her with weight loss, considering she'd only been fat three or four years of her life. "God knows where I'd be if I hadn't changed the things I have changed,"...
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