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15 Unquestionably Creepy Celebrities

October 14th, 2014 2:35pm EDT
15 Unquestionably Creepy Celebrities
Some celebrities are so gloriously good at what they do, even if they don't look particularly disturbing they are really, really creepy.

Christopher Walken has cemented himself as one of the creepiest actors of all time. Maybe it's his pale skin. Maybe it's his giant forehead. Of course, many of the roles he's played have contributed to the creep factor ("The Dead Zone," "A View To A Kill," "At Close Range," "The Prophecy," etc.).

Disturbing fact: Walken was a guest on the yacht of his "Brainstorm" co-car Natalie Wood and her husband, Robert Wagner, when the actress fell overboard and die...
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'American Horror Story:Coven' - 'The Dead' Recap

November 22nd, 2013 3:06pm EST
Emma Roberts as Madison
“I got one life and I’m not wasting it,” says a pre-bus crash Kyle in the episode’s opening flashback. He and his fraternity brothers find themselves in a tattoo parlor where they all get douche-y tats, except for dear ol’ Kyle who waxes on about his reasons, not to. Another attempt to show how exceptional Kyle was, what a great future he had ahead of him, and that he had a semblance of a personality before he turned Franken-monster. It’s the seventh episode in and they are still trying to make me care about Kyle, its not working. Though I have to say that Franken-Kyle’s reaction too findin...
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'American Horror Story: Coven' Recap: 'Fearful Pranks Ensue' On Halloween

October 31st, 2013 11:00am EDT
American Horror Story: Coven
Last night's episode of American Horror Story was a mix of Mean Girl antics infused with a little 'dead' from The Walking Dead. Just watch the episode if you don't believe me! In the spirit of Halloween the episode had a Halloween-ish theme, whatever that means. The show is legit based on Halloween stories- every week is Halloween in American Horror Story.

In the wake of Madison's (Emma Roberts) death, Fiona demands for her servant Spalding to clean up the dead body. He rolls the body in the rug and whisks her away.

Meanwhile, Queenie is badly hurt; Delia and Fiona take her to the upstair...
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'American Horror Story: Coven 'The Replacements' - What Exactly Went Down Last Night?

October 24th, 2013 10:53am EDT
American Horror Story: Coven
Okay, we need to talk about this. WTF went down last night on American Horror Story? Is this episode called ‘The Replacements’ because everyone is being replaced? Oh- guess I should mention…SPOILER ALERTS!

It’s 1971, and Fiona is a young, beautiful witch. She’s having a conversation with an older woman who we find out is the supreme witch of her generation. Fiona doesn’t partake in activities with the other witches, her focus is being a supreme and proving to the elderly she has what it takes. But the old woman laughs Fiona off, reminding her what she had to go through to become a supreme....
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'American Horror Story: Coven' - 'Bitchcraft' Welcomes Us To Witches

October 10th, 2013 8:56pm EDT
American Horror Story: Coven
It’s that time of the year again, a new season of “American Horror Story” has begun and this time its witches, bitches. The guiltiest pleasure of all has arrived and I couldn’t be happier. Indeed Coven takes us to New Orleans (a city rich in magical folklore), more specifically to Miss Robichaux’s Academy for Exceptional Young Ladies, a safe haven for the dwindling witch population in the country. “Bitchcraft” introduces us to the world of Coven, full of the campy, shamelessly over the top material, and riddled with the grand stylistic flourishes that have become so characteristic of the se...
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Celebrities Who Have Had Double Mastectomies

November 5th, 2012 11:00am EST
Celebrities Who Have Had Double Mastectomies
It's always shocking when a celebrity reveals he or she has battled a major health crisis. Angelina Jolie revealed in a 2012 article in The New York Times that she had a double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer.

Doctors told the actress she carried the "faulty" gene BRCA1 and had an 87 percent risk of developing the disease. Jolie's mother died at age 56 from ovarian cancer.

Check out other stars who have undergone the procedure...

In November 2012, Sharon Osbourne told Hello! magazine that she voluntarily had a double mastectomy. The "America's Got Talent" star battled colon canc...
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Kathy Bates Thanks Charlie Sheen For 'Two And A Half Men' Emmy

September 16th, 2012 4:07pm EDT
Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates has thanked former Two and a Half Men star Charlie Sheen after her guest appearance as his character's ghost won her an Emmy Award on Saturday night, just days after she confirmed her breast cancer diagnosis.

The Misery star opened up about her health crisis earlier this week, revealing she recently underwent a double mastectomy after doctors found a lump in her breast over the summer.

However, she received some good news on Saturday when she was named a winner at the 2012 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which are handed out a week before the main Primetime Emmy Awards ...
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Kathy Bates Thanks Fans For Support After Sharing News Of Her Double Mastectomy

September 13th, 2012 11:06am EDT
Kathy Bates
Actress Kathy Bates, who underwent a double mastectomy over the summer after doctors found a lump in her breast; has returned to twitter after months of being inactive to thank fans for their support.

The Misery star, an ovarian cancer survivor, went public with the news of the recent surgery in the new issue of People magazine.

"Hey All, sorry for the long silence. I was diagnosed with breast cancer 2 months ago & am recovering from a double mastectomy," she writes. "I don't miss my breasts as much as I miss Harry's Law. Thanks for all the sweet tweets. Y'all kept me going."

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Kathy Bates Has Double Mastectomy

September 12th, 2012 9:51am EDT
Kathy Bates
After recently being diagnosed with breast cancer, Kathy Bates has undergone a double mastectomy. Several weeks ago doctors discovered a lump in her breast, and "after much consideration" the actress decided to have the operation.

She's not the only high-profile figure to undergo such extreme surgery. Last year E! TV host Giuliana Rancic, 37, had her breasts removed to stop the spread of cancer.

Bates, who beat ovarian cancer in 2003, told People magazine, "Luckily, I don't have to undergo radiation or chemo. My family calls me Kat because I always land on my feet, and thankfully this is ...
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Multiple HBO Series, 'Mad Men,' & 'Downton Abbey' Among 2012 Emmy Nominees

July 19th, 2012 10:00am EDT
Mad Men
Early this morning Jimmy Kimmell and Kerry Washington announced the nominees for the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards. Multiple nominees include "Mad Men," "Downton Abbey" and "30 Rock."

Battling it out for the Outstanding Drama Series award will be "Mad Men," "Homeland," "Downton Abbey," "Dexter," "Breaking Bad," and "Boardwalk Empire."

Outstanding Comedy Series nods go to "30 Rock," "Girls," "Modern Family," "The Big Bang Theory," "Veep," and "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

Notable nominees include Zooey Deschanel from fledging series "New Girl," Julia Louis-Dreyfus from HBO's "Veep," Claire Danes f...
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'Two And A Half Men' Recap: Kathy Bates Nails It As Charlie's Ghost

May 1st, 2012 10:22am EDT
Two And A Half Men
Previously on Two and a Half Men, Zoey and daughter Ava moved in to the Beach House with Walden, while Alan stayed with Lyndsey. Neither man enjoyed their changed circumstances, and couldn’t wait for things to get back to ‘normal.’

As Walden wondered how to tell Zoey that he just couldn’t live with Ava’s energy level, Zoey told him that he had become Ava’s hero, and that he was all she talked about. So Zoey thinks that perhaps it would be a good idea for the two of them to move in permanently.

Alan knocks at the door. He’s back! With suitcase in hand, he’s ready to move back in, but is s...
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Kathy Bates Was Advised To Keep Cancer Battle Secret

March 20th, 2012 9:30pm EDT
Kathy Bates
Veteran actress Kathy Bates was advised to keep the news of her cancer battle a secret when she was first diagnosed with the disease in order to secure insurance coverage for a new movie project.

The Misery star discovered she had ovarian cancer in 2003, but she decided to fight the illness in private and only opened up about the health crisis after successfully beating the disease.

Bates admits she was keen not to make her personal battle a public one - but it wasn't just the Oscar winner who wanted to keep her cancer fight under wraps.

In an interview with Anderson Cooper, she says, "I...
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Kathy Bates To Play Charlie Sheen's Ghost

March 20th, 2012 8:10am EDT
Kathy Bates
Oscar winner Kathy Bates is to play Charlie Sheen's ghost on TV sitcom Two And A Half Men.

The actress will appear to Jon Cryer's character Alan as Charlie Harper in a dream sequence on an episode to air on April 30th.

Sheen played Harper until he was fired after a bust-up with producers last year. He was replaced on the show by Ashton Kutcher.

The character was killed off when he was hit by a train in Paris and his funeral was held in the premiere of the ninth season.
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Katy Bates Considers Retiring To Write, Paint & Travel

February 9th, 2012 11:15am EST
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Kathy Bates is eyeing retirement once her TV drama "Harry's Law" ends.

The Oscar winner has enjoyed a long film career with roles in "Misery," "Titanic" and "About Schmidt," and she has also scooped up nine Emmy Award nominations.

And the 68 year old confesses it's time to think about calling it quits.

She tells Star magazine, "I'm thinking about stopping when Harry's Law finishes. I would like to move on to other things in the time I have left. Writing, painting, maybe travelling and finally learning how to speak French while I've still got my wits about me. I've had some wonderful oppo...
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'The Help' Tops List Of 2012 SAG Film Nominees

December 14th, 2011 10:22am EST
The Help
The Help has been tipped for glory at the 2012 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards after receiving four nominations.

The movie will compete for the coveted Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture prize, alongside The Artist, Bridesmaids, The Descendants and Midnight in Paris.

The film also earned nods in the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role category for Viola Davis, as well as Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role thanks to Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer.

Trailing with three nominations was silent film The Artist and...
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'The Office' Recap: The List

September 25th, 2011 11:17pm EDT
James Spader
After a summer off and the news that James Spader would join the cast of ‘The Office,’ there wasn’t a whole lotta suspense about what would happen. But kudos to the writers for not being completely predictable.

Yes, Spader’s Robert California is the new boss, but he’s not the new Office boss. Exactly. After being hired to replace Jo, he took one look at the lame antics and walked out. He somehow convinced Jo to give him her job as CEO. (Perhaps that has to do with Kathy Bates being busy with ‘Harry’s Law.’ Just sayin’.)

So, while California is a looming presence by occupying the con...
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'Modern Family' Dominates The 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards (See List Of Winners)

September 19th, 2011 7:41am EDT
Modern Family
Modern Family came full circle at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, winning the very first honors of the night and closing the show by topping the prestigious Comedy Series category.

Mad Men looked set to dominate the night, going in with 19 top nominations, and it continued its winning streak for the best drama title for the fourth year in a row.

But the stars of the period drama didn't fair so well - Jon Hamm was a four-time loser for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Kyle Chandler claimed that prize for his role in Friday Night Lights, while Julianna Margulies beat t...
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2011 Emmy Predictions: Bad Fashion, Cuss-Ridden Acceptance Speeches & More!

September 17th, 2011 8:00am EDT
Anna Paquin
The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards take place tomorrow. ChaCha recently polled a selection of its users on the nominees fashion choices, expected wardrobe malfunctions, impromptu kisses and more.

Who is going to be fashion's biggest nightmare at the Emmy's this year?
January Jones – Mad Men (24 percent) (She just had her baby, so we don't think she'll show up this year.)
Anna Paquin – True Blood (37 percent)
Mindy Kaling – The Office (37 percent)

Who is most likely to have a wardrobe malfunction?
Christina Hendricks – Mad Men (11 percent)
Evan Rachel Wood – Mildred Pierce (57 percent) or...
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Kathy Bates Is Ready For Another Course Of 'Harry's Law'

September 14th, 2011 11:18am EDT
Harry's Law
‘Harry’s Law’ is gearing up for a second season on NBC, and star Kathy Bates is ready to go.

The show was one of NBC’s bright spots last season, and the network is confident enough to move the show to Wednesdays at 9 p.m. EDT starting Sept. 21.

Bates, for one, is having a ball. In a conference call, Bates says she is riding the momentum from the first season, and she’s enjoying it now. She notes the challenges of such a physical job and learning so many lines. “You know, it was a steep learning curve last year,” she says, “But I’m really enjoying it. I really enjoy going into work ever...
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Early 2011 Emmy Predictions: Here's Who Will Win

August 20th, 2011 6:00pm EDT
Mad Men
It may be a little early to predict the Emmy winners, but unlike the Oscars, not much changes in the Emmy Awards season once the nominations are out.

The Emmys can be very tough to predict, but we'll take our best shot. Here's who we think will go home with the gold on Sept. 18th. Do you agree?

Outstanding Drama Series
'Boardwalk Empire'
'Dexter'
'Friday Night Lights'
'Game of Thrones'
'The Good Wife'
'Mad Men'

After yet another outstanding season, it looks like 'Mad Men' may make it four in a row. Its only real competition is 'Boardwalk Empire,' which took the Golden Globe, and...
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What Are Your Favorite 'Dog Days Of Summer' Movies?

July 28th, 2011 1:00pm EDT
Dog Days Of Summer' Movies
With the heat wave simmering across the country, we got to thinking… what are the best movies that describe the “dog days of summer”? What are the movies that tell the best summer stories? What made the biggest impression when you downed the lemonade and chased the ice cream truck? Here are our Top 10.

10. ‘Dirty Dancing’ – 1987

Okay, so this is clearly a guilty pleasure, but how can it not define ‘summer’? Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze create the perfect coming of age story with lots of cute oldies and 80s dance moves. And no one puts Baby in the corner, just so you know.

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'Mad Men' And 'Mildred Pierce' Lead 2011 Primetime Emmy Nominations (See List)

July 14th, 2011 10:19am EDT
Mad Men
Hit drama Mad Men looks set to dominate the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards after scoring 19 nominations, including Best Drama.

Mad Men star Jon Hamm will go up against the likes of Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire), Hugh Laurie (House) and Michael C. Hall (Dexter) for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, while his co-star Elisabeth Moss will battle for the lead actress prize against Mariska Hargitay (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) and Kathy Bates (Harry's Law).

The Outstanding Drama Series category will be a closely-fought affair - Mad Men, Game of Thrones, Dexter, Friday Night Ligh...
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'Human Target's' Mark Valley Takes Aim At 'Harry's Law'

July 12th, 2011 8:43pm EDT
Human Target
Well, my fellow Mark Valley fans won't have to wait long for their next fix.

While we're still mourning the cancellation of Human Target on FOX, the show's leading man has signed on to become a series regular for the sophomore year of NBC's Harry's Law. Details on his role are scant thus far, but Entertainment Weekly reports that he'll be one of the new attorneys hired by main character Harriet "Harry" Korn (Kathy Bates).

The job reunites Valley with David E. Kelley; he was previously a regular for the first three seasons of Kelley's Boston Legal, playing the character of Brad Chase, w...
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'The Office' Recap: 'Search Committee'

May 21st, 2011 6:32pm EDT
Darryl
Well, there you have it. The new boss on ‘The Office’ is…. Just kidding. No idea.

I didn’t expect we’d find out, and I guess I was right. Still, it can be a little maddening to have such a hyped finale with no payoff. Although, the guest stars sure were interesting.

After Dwight’s disastrous stint as acting manager, and Creed’s delusional antics, it’s clear to Jo a search committee must be formed to find the right boss. More on that in a minute.

But first, Creed. Oh man, does he live up to his title of Creepy Old Man. He has an imaginary valet, calls meetings to an empty room with ...
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Review: 'Midnight In Paris' 'Two Jews On Film' Only One Feels The Magic In This Fantasy Comedy (Video)

May 18th, 2011 2:17pm EDT
Midnight In Paris
I know critics are supposed to be objective (if that's even possible) but in the case of Woody Allen's new film, 'Midnight In Paris' it's going to be really hard. I thought it was one of the most beautiful, original, magical and romantic films I've seen in a very long time. It completely grabbed my heart.

The film opens with images of Paris...beautiful, moving images. The lights of the city, the empty streets, the gardens, museums, cafes, flea markets, parks and cathedrals. The montage goes on for quite a while...No actors...just visuals of this magnificent city....

And then we meet ...
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Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,' & 'Midnight in Paris'

May 16th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
Pirates of the Caribbean
I still have not had the opportunity to see the much talked about “Thor,” which seems to be receiving mixed reviews from everyone I know. Some people I’ve spoken to have loved it, while others have despised it, so I will have to see it for myself soon.

Last week though, I checked out the indie drama “Hesher” starring Rainn Wilson, Natalie Portman, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt which I loved. It’s definitely not your typical story of recovery from grief, mainly because of the character Hesher, played by Gordon Levitt. The squatter invites himself into the home of Paul (Wilson) and his son TJ ...
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'The Office' Recap: 'Dwight K. Schrute, Acting Manager'

May 15th, 2011 12:09pm EDT
The Office
We’re one step closer to finding out who the real manager is going to be on ‘The Office.’ But we’ve still got no clue who that’s going to be. After this episode, we know it’s not Dwight. And we can reasonably assume it’s not Creed.

With Deangelo in a coma, Jo is in a bind. She needs to find an acting manager for the office, even though, as Jim puts it, no one seems to really need a supervisor. He doesn’t want to mess with that, so he turns down her offer. Seconds later, Dwight’s phone rings, and he’s got the job. In a moment of horror, Pam asks her husband, “What have you done?”

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Will Ferrell Clocks Into 'The Office'

April 14th, 2011 8:45am EDT
The Office | Photo Credits: Chris Haston/NBC
Bye-bye, Michael Scott. Hello, Deangelo Vickers!

Big-screen funnyman Will Ferrell drops by The Office tonight for the first of four guest appearances to help send off Steve Carell's Michael Scott. "It was initially Will's idea to do something on the show as a way to...

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Kathy Bates' 'Harry's' Role Was Written For A Man

January 28th, 2011 4:44pm EST
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Veteran actress Kathy Bates had to "fight" for her role on hit TV series Harry's Law - because it was originally written for a man.

The actress made her debut in the legal drama as tough-talking lawyer Harriet Korn earlier this month, after winning over casting bosses with her talents.

However, she admits she faced another challenge to convince network executives at NBC and creator David E. Kelley to keep the title the same once she was on board and not change it to the more feminine Harriet's Law.

She says, "It actually was written for a man... They sent me the script; it had 'Harry'...
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Starpulse Is Movie Obsessed

December 3rd, 2010 10:59pm EST
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Obsession can come in many forms; one can become fixated with an individual, an object or a feeling. At Starpulse, we are obsessed with Glee, Brangelina, Suri Cruise, anything Martin Scorsese and of course The Beiber. In honor of Black Swan's opening weekend, a movie that centers on an obsession, here are a few other movies about being obsessed. Some are creepy, some are fascinating and some are just sick.

Black Swan- Natalie Portman's character, Nina, is a professional ballerina in New York City, who is completely obsessed with perfection. She yearns to be perfect at her craft and will ...
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