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Michelle Williams 'was always incredibly smart'

April 13th, 2014 1:50pm EDT
Michelle Williams
James Van Der Beek isn't surprised by Michelle Williams' success.
The 37-year-old actor claims he always knew his former 'Dawson's Creek' co-star, 33, who has been nominated for three Oscars, would eventually become one of the biggest stars in Hollywood because she is multi-talented.
The 'Friends with Better Lives' star said: "Michelle was always incredibly smart. I always joked that we'd all be asking Michelle for a job. I thought she would produce, she would write."
He also told the New York Post: "She was always a deep thinker, way beyond her years. She was the youngest of us, age-wise, ...
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James Van Der Beek tried to sneak Justin Timberlake into a club

March 27th, 2014 1:20pm EDT
James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek once lent Justin Timberlake his I.D. so the singer could get into a club.
The 'Dawson's Creek' actor planned to go partying in Las Vegas with boy band 'N Sync in the 90s, but the underage heartthrobs' attempt to share the TV star's driver's license to sneak into the venue failed dismally.
Speaking in a web chat with HuffPost Live, James recalled: "I was in Vegas one New Year's and somebody came by and said, 'N Sync wants to meet you!' And at the time, 'N Sync was the second to Backstreet Boys - it was before they had blown up.
"So, I said, 'OK.' And I met them and they we...
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Van Der Beeks name daughter

January 31st, 2014 3:20pm EST
James Van Der Beek
James and Kimberley Van Der Beek have named their daughter Annabel.

The couple welcomed their third child last Saturday and after almost a week of deliberation have settled on her moniker.

Posting a picture of the name written on a piece of wood and surrounded by hearts on Instagram, Kimberly wrote: "We named our baby girl."

Annabel is a sister to three-year-old Olivia, and 22-month-old Joshua.

A representative for the couple told People.com: "Kimberly and little one are doing really well."

Confirming her happy news, 'Friends with Better Lives' star Kimberley, 36, wrote on Twitter last...
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James Van Der Beek and wife welcome baby girl

January 26th, 2014 6:30pm EST
James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek's wife Kimberly Brook has given birth a baby girl.
The couple, who already have a 22-month-old son, Joshua, and three-year-old daughter, Olivia, welcomed their third child into the world in Los Angles on Saturday night (01.25.14).
A spokesperson for the actor told People.com: "Kimberly and little one are doing well."
The baby girl weighed 7 lbs., 8 oz. but no other details, including her name, have been released yet.
The 'Friends with Better Lives' star, 36, also confirmed the news on Twitter today (01.26.14), writing: "Outnumbered by kids, outnumbered by girls, outlandis...
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James Van Der Beek thinks third child will be trickier

January 19th, 2014 3:20pm EST
James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek thinks having another child will make his life "trickier."
The 36-year-old actor's wife Kimberly is set to give birth to their third child "very soon" and he admits that it will be challenging juggling a newborn with their 22-month-old son, Joshua, and three-year-old daughter, Olivia.
The former 'Dawson's Creek' star told People.com: "There are moments where we will be dealing with the two, it will be a handful and I'll think, 'Well, this is about to get even trickier.'"
But the 'Friends With Better Lives' appreciates everything he has in life and credits his children for...
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Pregnant Celebrity Couples Due In 2014

December 29th, 2013 3:03pm EST
Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green
Just because there isn’t a Royal baby or Kimye child on the way doesn’t mean there aren’t bundles of joy to look forward to this year from some of your favorite celebrities. Here are some celebrities couples expecting in 2014:

Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green - Announced in August 

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski - Announced in September

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale - Never announced, but obvious

Danielle and Kevin Jonas - Announced in July

Soleil Moon Frye and Jason Goldberg - announced in August 

Lauren Silverman and Simon Cowell - announced in August

Magg...
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James Van Der Beek's pregnant wife is 'exhausted'

November 7th, 2013 10:20am EST
James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek's wife is "exhausted" with her current pregnancy.
The 36-year-old actor and his spouse Kimberly Brook - who married in 2010, and already have kids Olivia, two and 19-month-old Joshua - are expecting their third child together, but she is finding her current pregnancy the most tiring yet.
She said: "It's harder being pregnant with two toddlers. I'm exhausted [with] this pregnancy! I'm really tired. It's tough to take a break. This is my most exhausting pregnancy yet."
Kimberly has decided she wants to keep the gender of their baby a surprise and doesn't care if she has a...
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James Van Der Beek loves fatherhood

October 20th, 2013 6:20pm EDT
James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek says fatherhood has completely changed his outlook on life.
The 36-year-old 'Labor Day' actor, who has two children, Olivia, three, and Joshua, 18 months, with his pregnant wife, Kimberly, credits his growing family for inspiring him to take on bigger challenges.
The former 'Dawson's Creek' star told People.com: "I think fatherhood changes you from the inside out. It's not this thing where you think, 'Oh, I have to be responsible, I have to take more on.' You just want to, almost automatically."
James claims he can't imagine being a bachelor these days as he barely knows...
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James Van Der Beek: Dawson would get on my nerves

October 15th, 2013 12:20pm EDT
James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek would not befriend his alter ego, Dawson Leery, if given the chance.
The 36-year-old actor was catapulted to the spotlight as the male lead in the American teen series 'Dawson's Creek' and his character was an eternal optimist, but James doesn't thinks he is the kind of person he would like to hang out with in real life.
James - who starred alongside Katie Holmes and Joshua Jackson in the series - said: "Dawson was sweet, but would probably get on my nerves and end up as one of those people I found myself making excuses to not hang out with."
The hunk wouldn't mind spen...
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James Van Der Beek celebrates Mother's Day with new role

May 13th, 2013 12:47pm EDT
James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek is moving on from the cancellation of his comedy Don't Trust The B---- In Apartment 23 - his latest TV show has been picked up by bosses at U.S. network CBS.

The series, which also starred Krysten Ritter, was scrapped earlier this year (13) by executives at America's ABC network over falling ratings, but it appears the former Dawson's Creek star's luck has changed.

The actor will star alongside Kevin Connolly and Brooklyn Decker in Friends With Better Lives, which centers on a group of 30-something friends who each think the other has it better.

Van Der Beek took to h...
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James Van Der Beek: Don't Bash ABC For 'Don't Trust The B----' Cancellation

January 23rd, 2013 4:07pm EST
James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek has responded to the news that his show Don't Trust The B---- in Apt. 23 was cancelled, asking fans to not take their anger out on ABC.

The actor took to his Facebook page to write, "Sad to say ABC has pulled Don't Trust the B in Apt 23 and will not be airing the 8 remaining episodes any time soon. Translation: we’ve basically been cancelled."

James continued to write that he believes a change in the rating systems in necessary, due to the use of DVRs and other recording equipment in so many households: "I know most of you watched us on your own time schedule & that the...
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Celebrities Feel Numb, In Disbelief After Connecticut School Shooting, Call For Stronger Gun Laws

December 15th, 2012 9:44am EST
Khloe Kardashian
Following Friday's horrific elementary school massacre in Newtown, CT, tons of celebrities have taken to social media to express their disbelief and outrage over the death of 28 people, among them 20 kindergarten students.

Popstar Justin Bieber tweeted, "heard about what happened in CT, my prayers go out to all those suffering in this tragedy. it's just wrong. Everyone please pray for them".

Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian Odom tweeted from Miami, Florida, where she was celebrating her nephew Mason's third birthday: "To harm children who are defenseless is truly disgusting. I'm in disbel...
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50 Hottest Celebrity Guys Of 2012

December 8th, 2012 8:33am EST
Hottest Guys of 2012
Who are the sexiest guys in music, film and television? We narrowed our picks down to 50 in our annual list, spotlighting those who made our hearts skip a beat when we watched them perform.

Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey bared quite a bit in "Magic Mike," while "The Avengers" actors got our blood flowing with their explosive action scenes.

We lusted after Chris Hemsworth in "Snow White And The Huntsmans" and felt a little bit giddy when rumors swirled that Justin Bieber broke up with Selena Gomez (he didn't.)

British imports The Wanted and One Direction also caught our fancy, as ...
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James Van Der Beek Stars In 'Backwards', On DVD & Video On Demand December 12

December 8th, 2012 7:27am EST
Backwards
Based on a true story, Backwards tells the tale of a fiercely competitive rower who must find a new path after failing to make the Olympic team.

When this fiercely competitive athlete (played by Sarah Megan Thomas) fails to make the Olympic team for her second time, she reluctantly takes a high school coaching job. But adjusting to life off the race course is not easy, especially when someone else is living your dream.

James Van Der Beek and Glenn Morshower also star.

Backwards comes out on DVD and Video On Demand Tuesday, December 11 from Phase 4 Films.

Backwards – On DVD and VOD 12/...
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Parents Television Council Outraged Over 'Don't Trust The B---- In Apartment 23'

April 18th, 2012 8:49am EDT
Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23
A conservative parents group has taken aim James Van Der Beek's new sitcom Don't Trust The B---- In Apartment 23, branding the show a "new all-time low for television."

The series, which debuted in the on April 11th, has come under fire from members of the Parents Television Council (PTC) who are outraged by its "offensive content."

A statement posted on the PTC website reads, "(TV network) ABC didn't just reach for the sewer, they dove in head-first and they took our airwaves with them...

"The program is a sexist mixed-bag of hedonism, drug-use, alcohol abuse (including the main chara...
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Krysten Ritter Talks Naked Kitchen Scene In 'Don't Trust The B---- In Apartment 23' (Video)

April 12th, 2012 1:13pm EDT
Don't Trust The B In Apartment 23
On Wednesday night TV viewers watched ABC's new show "Don't Trust The B---- In Apartment 23" and got a glimpse of something they probably didn't expect: Krysten Ritter's naked body.

Don't get too excited. Of course the powers that be pixelated her body.

The actress talked about the much-talked about scene on "The View." Check it out in the video below:

The series centers on a naive Midwestern girl whose big city dreams are dashed during her first week in New York. She finds herself living with her worst nightmare. Dreama Walker and James Van Der Beek also star.
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James Van Der Beek Talks 'Don't Trust The B---- In Apartment 23'

April 10th, 2012 11:00am EDT
James Van Der Beek
The new ABC comedy Don’t Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 is making headlines for it’s scandalous title (B---- is for “bitch”) and the B---- worthy behavior of its main character. It should be more widely known that the show features the comeback of James Van Der Beek. Not only is Dawson Leery back on TV, he’s playing James Van Der Beek!

The show’s B---- is Chloe (Krysten Ritter), is a comedic manipulator who seems to have her roommate’s best interest at heart. Among her wacky antics, she is friends with television actor James Van Der Beek. Van Der Beek is amping up his star diva behavior f...
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Watch The Pilot Episode Of 'Don't Trust the B- - - - in Apt 23' Before It Airs

April 4th, 2012 10:47am EDT
Don't Trust The B In Apartment 23
The pilot and the second episode of ABC's new series "Don't Trust the B---- in Apt 23" are now online.

After a naive Midwestern girl's big city dreams are dashed during her first week in New York, she finds herself living with her worst nightmare, in a hilarious, contemporary comedy about a female odd couple who are surrounded by an outrageous cast of characters.

In the premiere episode, "Pilot," June (Dreama Walker) moves to Manhattan for a dream job and the perfect company apartment, only to have them disappear in a puff of reality, thanks to a CEO from the Bernie Madoff school of embe...
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James Van Der Beek Is A Dad Again

March 13th, 2012 8:37pm EDT
James Van Der Beek
Former Dawson's Creek star James Van Der Beek is celebrating after becoming a dad again on Tuesday.

The actor's wife Kimberly gave birth to the couple's second child, a son, and the proud father took to his Twitter.com page to announce the happy news to fans.

He tweeted, "Had my first son this morning... well, actually, my wife had him. I just caught him. Wow. Heart expanding way faster than my brain.

"If you could bottle up and distribute this feeling, I swear there'd be no more war... fatherhood."

The new addition joins big sister Olivia, who was born in September, 2010.
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James Van Der Beek To Be A Dad Again

October 26th, 2011 8:29am EDT
James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek is set to become a father for a second time after announcing his wife is pregnant again.

The Dawson's Creek star and his partner Kimberly became first time parents last September when they welcomed baby Olivia.

The couple has now declared they have a second baby on the way, just weeks after celebrating their daughter's first birthday last month.

In a post on Twitter.com, the actor writes, "Just when we thought we couldn't feel any more blessed, it seems the universe has plans to give our daughter a sibling... humbled."
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Blu-ray Review/Interview: 'The Big Bang' Director Tony Krantz Talks Film Noir

May 26th, 2011 10:00am EDT
The Big Bang photo
Noir detectives, hot women who speak physics for pleasure and iconic actor Sam Elliott looking to pull back the curtain on God – is moviemaking great or what?! We’re taking a look at the new to DVD/Blu-ray stylish outing called "The Big Bang" (out now from the movie folks at Anchor Bay Entertainment!) starring Antonio Banderas as a private eye in search of a mysterious girl who gets a lot more then he bargained for. We review the flick and extras, followed by an insightful one-on-one Q&A with Director Tony Krantz – enjoy the alternative.

Title: "The Big Bang"

Grade: 4

Cast: Ant...
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ABC Announces New & Returning Shows For 2011-12

May 17th, 2011 1:54pm EDT
Body Of Proof
New series for ABC's 2011-12 season are "Apartment 23," "Charlie's Angels," "Good Christian Belles," "Last Man Standing," "Man Up," "Missing," "Once Upon a Time," "Pan Am," "Revenge," "The River," "Scandal," "Suburgatory" and "Work It."

"America's Funniest Home Videos," "The Bachelor," "Body of Proof," "Dancing with the Stars," "Desperate Housewives," "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," "Happy Endings," "Secret Millionaire," "Shark Tank" and "20/20" join previously announced returning series "Castle," "Cougar Town," "Grey's Anatomy," "The Middle," "Modern Family" and "Private Practice." "Sat...
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Michelle Williams Open To A 'Dawson's Creek' Reunion

January 11th, 2011 1:51pm EST
Michelle Williams
Michelle Williams would jump at the chance to star in a Dawson's Creek reunion special - because the show gave her such a good grounding in acting.

The actress was a teenager when she landed her breakthrough role in the drama, and headed to Wilmington, North Carolina with cast mates Katie Holmes, Joshua Jackson and James Van Der Beek to film the series.

They spent five years shooting six seasons of the show and it ended in 2003, when Williams was an adult. She has branded the time she spent filming the popular show "the best acting class" and admits she wouldn't hesitate to reprise her ...
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2010 Year In Entertainment Review: September

January 2nd, 2011 1:00pm EST
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga was the big winner and talking point at the MTV Video Music Awards this month - she picked up eight accolades and stunned everyone by taking to the stage in a meat dress. Meanwhile, Penelope Cruz confirmed the news she was pregnant with Javier Bardem's baby, and Angelina Jolie - who visited flood-ravaged Pakistan - was named Best Celebrity Role Model in an online poll.

George Michael began his eight-week prison sentence in London after being found guilty of cannabis possession and driving under the influence of drugs, and Guns N' Roses were booed and bottled offstage in Ireland a...
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2010 Year In Entertainment Review: August

January 2nd, 2011 11:00am EST
Lindsay Lohan
There were festival dramas aplenty in August, with The Libertines and Guns N' Roses dominating headlines at Britain's Reading and Leeds weekenders. Pete Doherty's group reunited earlier this year and played sets at the festivals - but their performances were blighted when overeager fans got crushed and trampled during the frenetic gigs, forcing the rockers off the stage to allow the revellers chance to recover. Axl Rose sparked an ongoing war-of-words with event boss Melvin Benn after he decided to shut the sound off when the band overran its curfew.

Further drama occurred in August when N...
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James Van Der Beek Is A Dad

September 28th, 2010 1:00pm EDT
James Van Der Beek
Dawson's Creek star James Van Der Beek is a first-time dad after welcoming a daughter over the weekend.

The actor's wife Kimberly Brook gave birth to baby Olivia on Saturday and Van Der Beek announced the news via his Twitter.com page.

In a series of posts, he wrote, "Had the blessing of becoming a father over the weekend... Couldn't come close to describing this bliss even if I had 140 million characters... I apologize in advance for any obnoxiously precious new-dad Tweets that may follow. I'm under her spell..."

The 33-year-old star wed Brook last month. He was previously married to...
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Keanu Reeves Named 'Best Movie Quarterback'

September 9th, 2010 8:47am EDT
The Replacements
Keanu Reeves has topped a new poll to find the best movie quarterback.

The hunk's Shane Falco in "The Replacements" won him 28 percent of the vote in the MovieTickets.com survey, held to coincide with the start of the new National Football League season on Thursday.

Adam Sandler placed second with his portrayal of Paul Crewe in "The Longest Yard" and Kip Pardue's Ronnie 'Sunshine' Bass from "Remember the Titans" came in third. All three landed over 20 percent of the vote.

Jamie Foxx, as Willie Beaman in "Any Given Sunday," and James Van Der Beek's Jonathan 'Mox' Moxon from "Varsity Blues...
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James Van Der Beek Ties The Knot

August 2nd, 2010 8:07am EDT
James Van Der Beek
Actor James Van Der Beek has wed his model girlfriend in a secret ceremony, just a year after they first met.

The former Dawson's Creek star, 33, exchanged vows with Kimberly Brook, who is pregnant with the couple's first child, on Sunday. In a series of posts on his Twitter.com page, he writes, "Best day of my life so far... The woman I love did me the honor of became (sic) my wife today... I look forward to earning her for the rest of my life."

The newlyweds are expecting their baby in the autumn. Van Der Beek was previously husband to actress Heather Ann McComb. He started dating Broo...
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NBC Cancels 'Mercy'

May 17th, 2010 8:41am EDT
Mercy
Michelle Trachtenberg and James Van Der Beek are the latest TV stars looking for work - their medical drama "Mercy" has been canceled after its first season.

Trachtenberg stars as a nurse in the hospital series, featuring Van Der Beek in a recurring role as a womanizing doctor.

But chiefs at NBC have declined to commission a second series of the show, which launched last September.

The news comes after the recent cancellation of a number of high-profile TV shows, including Hayden Panettiere and Ali Larter's hit NBC series "Heroes" and long-running cop drama "Law & Order."

And network ex...
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James Van Der Beek To Be A First-Time Dad

April 10th, 2010 9:35am EDT
James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek is set to become a first-time father - his girlfriend is pregnant.

The happy news comes less than a month after the former "Dawson's Creek" star reached a divorce settlement with his ex-wife, actress Heather Ann McComb.

Van Der Beek and his new partner Kimberly Brook are expecting their first child later this year.

The actor broke the news in a 'tweet'.

He wrote, "The woman I love and I are expecting our first child. Currently experiencing joy on levels I never knew existed."

The couple met last summer after Van Der Beek and McComb had split.

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