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Jesse Williams helps President Barack Obama launch new initiative

February 27th, 2014 8:30pm EST
Barack Obama
Actor Jesse Williams has teamed up with U.S. President Barack Obama to help launch an initiative aimed at helping young African-American men achieve professional success.

The Grey's Anatomy star joined the world leader at the White House in Washington D.C. on Thursday afternoon (27Feb14) to announce My Brother's Keeper, a programme which aims to help young men and boys of colour stay in school and receive training for jobs.

Appearing on U.S. talk show The View on Thursday morning, Williams said, "Fifty per cent of Americans under the age of 25 are people of colour and having them tap i...
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Kevin Hart keeps his clothes on after winning basketball MVP prize again

February 17th, 2014 3:20am EST
Kevin Hart
Comedian Kevin Hart saved himself from a Valentine's Day (14Feb14) strip down at basketball's annual Celebrity All-Star Game on Friday (14Feb14) by handing his Most Valuable Player (MVP) honour to the star of the other team.

Fans voted Hart the MVP for a third successive year at the NBA All-Star weekend event, but he decided opponent Arne Duncan, the U.S. Secretary of Education, was more deserving of the honour.

Hart had previously proclaimed he would strip "butt naked" and retire from basketball if he was named the MVP for a third year running.

Duncan, a former Harvard University basket...
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Jesse Williams is a first-time father

January 9th, 2014 8:30pm EST
Jesse Williams
Grey'S Anatomy star Jesse Williams is a first-time father.

The actor, who plays Dr. Jackson Avery in the hit medical drama, and his wife Aryn Drake-Lee welcomed a daughter called Sadie in early December (13).

The couple wed in Los Angeles in September, 2012.
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Jesse Williams to be a dad

October 7th, 2013 3:11am EDT
Jesse Williams
Grey'S Anatomy star Jesse Williams is set to be a father.

The actor, who plays Dr. Jackson Avery in the hit medical drama, is expecting his first child with wife, Aryn Drake-Lee.

According to Us Weekly, the pair will become parents in December (13).

The couple wed in Los Angeles in September last year (12).
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'Grey's Anatomy' Star Jesse Williams Weds In Los Angeles

September 3rd, 2012 10:55am EDT
Jesse Williams
Actor Jesse Williams has wed his longtime girlfriend in Los Angeles.

The Grey's Anatomy star exchanged vows with real estate broker Aryn Drake-Lee on Saturday.

The newlyweds started dating when Williams was working as a high school teacher six years ago.

In 2010, the actor told USA Today newspaper, "She's stuck with me through thick and thick and thick and thin. We know each other in and out."
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Celebrity Fans Pay Tribute To 'Jeffersons' Star Sherman Hemsley

July 25th, 2012 9:01am EDT
Sherman Hemsley
Following his death on Tuesday, many celebrities paid tribute to "The Jeffersons" star Sherman Hemsley, including Josh Duhamel, Kevin Smith, Denise Richards and Lenny Kravitz.

Hemsley died at his home in El Paso, Texas, from apparent natural causes. He was most famous for his role as George Jefferson in sitcom "All in the Family" and spin-off series, "The Jeffersons," which featured a predominantly black cast.

Kravitz, whose late mother Roxie Roker was Hemsley's co-star on "The Jeffersons," wrote, "Rest in peace Sherman Hemsley. You are legendary. Your contribution changed the fabric of A...
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'The Cabin In The Woods' Turns The Horror Genre On Its Head

April 14th, 2012 10:00am EDT
'The Cabin In The Woods
'The Cabin in the Woods,' written by Joss Whedon (Buffy The Vampire Slayer & Avengers) and Drew Goddard (Cloverfield) who also directed, is one of the most clever horror films I've seen in a really long time.

Without giving too much away, here's the scenario: Five friends go to a remote cabin in the woods and really horrible things start to happen to them. But trust me, it's not what you think or what you've come to expect from your classic horror film.

For me, the highlight of the film involves a group lead by Bradley Whitford and Richard Jenkins and if I told you their involvement it w...
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TV's Sexiest Male Stars 2012 Edition

January 7th, 2012 2:00pm EST
TV's Sexiest Male Stars 2012 Edition
Yesterday we brought you TV's sexiest female stars 2012 edition and to follow suit and not disappoint the ladies - here's our list of the sexiest males on TV.

Some of these Hollywood hunks star on your favorite shows, and a few others are making fresh starts in some of the new midseason replacement series' that have been debuting.

Check them all out and don't forget to leave us a comment below to let us know who we left off our list and who's on your list!

Ian Harding, Pretty Little Liars

Christian Kane, Leverage

Shane West, Nikita

Shemar Moore, Criminal Minds

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Elle Fanning Wins Top Honor At 2011 Young Hollywood Awards

May 23rd, 2011 11:00am EDT
Elle Fanning
Dakota Fanning's younger sister Elle stepped out of her sibling's shadow as she scooped the Actress of the Year prize at the 2011 Young Hollywood Awards.

The 13 year old accepted the prize for her role in Sofia Coppola's drama Somewhere at a star-studded ceremony in Los Angeles on Friday.

Garrett Hedlund picked up the Actor of the Year award for Tron: Legacy, while The Social Network star Armie Hammer and actress Isabel Lucas were named the Male and Female Stars of Tomorrow.

Hailee Steinfeld's debut in the Coen Brothers' 2010 western True Grit earned her the Breakthrough of the Year t...
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'Grey's Anatomy' Season 7 Ep. 10 Recap: An Engagement, A Date, A Snub

December 8th, 2010 9:29am EST
Sandra Oh as Cristina.
“Grey’s Anatomy” Season 7 continues to chronicle the return to “normal” for the surgeons at Seattle Grace, none with more difficult than Cristina (Sandra Oh). With her departure from the program, and after a disastrous evening of bartending at Joe’s, Cristina continues to be adrift. The drama ensues, only in episode 10 it is highlighted by festive holiday décor at Seattle Grace and numerous Christmas melodies on the soundtrack.

This week’s episode began with Meredith (Ellen Pompeo)’s shock that Derek (Patrick Dempsey) and Cristina had made plans to go fishing. “She doesn’t do the wildernes...
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