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Maria Bello's PDA With Girlfriend Makes Us Like Her More

3/30/2015 8:38am EDT
Maria Bello
Maria Bello showed off her tender feelings for her girlfriend Clare Munn at the Human Rights Campaign's Los Angeles Gala dinner earlier this month. The pair walked the red carpet together, and they were photographed kissing and lovingly looking into each other's eyes.

Bello, 47, came out in an article published by the New York Times in December 2013. The actress revealed how she told her then-12-year-old son, Jackson, that she was gay.

She wrote: "I was with someone romantically and I hadn't told him. I had become involved with a woman who was my best friend, and, as it happens, a person...

DVD Review: 'Big Driver'

1/21/2015 11:10am EST
DVD Review: 'Big Driver'
Ready for a little woman scorned payback? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Big Driver" out Jan. 27 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if the crime is worth the time below.

Title: "Big Driver"

Grade: 2

Cast: Mario Bello, Olympia Dukakis, Joan Jett

Director: Mikael Salomon

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 90 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment


The Flick: The biggest problem this one has is the rape revenge genre has gone way past the obvious already and "Big Driver" is still at the starting line. Meaning t...

36 Celebs That Are Out And Proud

7/9/2014 8:00am EDT
36 Celebs That Are Out And Proud
For so many years, celebrities had to hide their sexuality. Afraid of not getting work or keeping the jobs they already had, so many men and women of music, television and movies lived closeted and non-authentic lives. Today, these talented individuals use their sexuality not only as a platform for truth, but also as a way to assist other young people to be true to themselves and not live a life in fear. Some may surprise you, others are well-known to the LGBT community. Their stories instill hope that sexuality will become less of an issue then living an inspired life.

1. Ellen DeGene...

Celebrities Who Came Out Of The Closet In 2013

12/31/2013 3:03pm EST
Jason Collins
2013 saw several notable celebrities reveal their sexuality, including the first professional athlete to reveal he is gay while still an active player. Here are the celebrities who came out in 2013:

NBA player Jason Collins came out in a cover story in Sports Illustrated during the spring, making him the first major league professional athlete to do so while still active in his sport. While there was a positive response to the story from his fellow athletes, Collins has not played basketball since and is currently a free agent.

Jodie Foster revealed she is gay during the Golden Glob...

Mario Bello Reveals She's A Lesbian In New York Times Piece

12/2/2013 5:00pm EST
Maria Bello
Maria Bello has come out in an article published by the New York Times. The actress wrote a piece for the newspaper on Friday and revealed the moment she told her 12-year-old son, Jackson, that she was gay.

She wrote: "I was with someone romantically and I hadn't told him. I had become involved with a woman who was my best friend, and, as it happens, a person who is like a godmother to my son."

Bello decided to admit that she was dating Clare Munn, the CEO of a social impact media company, after she weighed how her relationship with a woman would affect her family and perhaps her career....

Fashion Fails: Jennifer Morrison, Sheryl Crow, Bai Ling, More

9/15/2013 3:07pm EDT
Jennifer Morrison
It's Fashion Fail Time! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion: the fails!

Jennifer Morrison starts us off with this incredibly frumpy dress at the Toronto International Film Festival. Hard to call this a flattering dress with the way to flares out from her body and makes her look larger than she actually is. And those tacky cheetah print shoes!

Sheryl Crow wore this bizarre dress to a fashion show in New York this week. The somewhat see-through effect looks like cheap lingerie, and the proportions ar...

Toronto Film Festival: Reese Witherspoon, Kate Winslet, Keira Knightley, & More (Photos)

9/9/2013 11:00am EDT
Reese Witherspoon
The Toronoto International Film Festival (TIFF) has turned into a hot spot for celebrities over the last few years, and 2013 has been no exception.

We spotted several stars promoting their new films, including Reese Witherspoon who attended the "Devil's Knot" premiere over the weekend.

The actress, 36, looked sexy in a black and beige patterened dress that showed off a little cleavage. She's definitely back in shape after giving birth to her third child one year ago.

Witherspoon's new film is based on an Arkansas case in which three children were savagely murdered in 1993 and the three t...

Jeremy Renner In 'Bourne Legacy' And 10 Other Franchise Recasts

8/9/2012 12:07pm EDT
The Bourne Legacy
Jeremy Renner isn't playing Jason Bourne, but he's taking over the Bourne franchise for Matt Damon in The Bourne Legacy. Renner's also not the first actor or actress to become the new face of a franchise. Here are 10 other franchise recasts:

Bruce Banner - Eric Bana/Edward Norton/Mark Ruffalo: Bana signed for three Hulk films, but was replaced by super fan Norton when Marvel re-acquired the rights. Norton re-wrote The Incredible Hulk and starred in a hit, but was unable to come to a deal when a role in The Avengers was available. Ruffalo filled in, and was given positive reviews.


Blu-ray Review: 'Abduction'

1/16/2012 10:12am EST
Abduction photo
So can Taylor Lautner head out of "Twilight" land and helm an action outing sans Bella and Edward? We’re gonna find out with a look at the new to Blu-ray release "Abduction," which hits shelves Jan. 17 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Find out the truth below!

Title: "Abduction"

Grade: 1

Cast: Taylor Lautner, Maria Bello, Sigourney Weaver

Director: John Singleton

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 106 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate


The Flick: Positive first – the supporting cast of Abduction is pretty damn spectacular. Alfred Molina, Maria ...

DVD Review: 'Beautiful Boy'

10/13/2011 10:40am EDT
Beautiful Boy photo
We all have our own take on young disillusioned kids who bring weapons to school with the intent of doing harm. But what about the parents who raised them – are they responsible or perhaps victims themselves? Such is the subject of the new to DVD drama "Beautiful Boy" out this week from Anchor Bay Entertainment. See the details below.

Title: "Beautiful Boy"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Michael Sheen, Maria Bello, Alan Tudyk

Director: Shawn Ku

Rating: R

Runtime: 101 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Entertainment


The Flick: Of course, a school...

Check Out 'Beautiful Boy' On DVD & Blu-ray Oct. 11

10/11/2011 6:29am EDT
Beautiful Boy
A couple struggling with the aftermath of a horrific crime must deal with their own troubles as well as the grief of others in the independent drama "Beautiful Boy."

Bill (Michael Sheen) and Kate (Maria Bello) are a married couple who are tightly wound and devoted to their work - Bill is a businessman, Kate proofreads books. Bill and Kate's marriage has taken a turn for the worse, and they're on the verge of breaking up when they receive shocking news - their 18-year-old son, Sam (Kyle Gallner), a college freshman, went on a shooting spree that claimed the lives of several people before h...

'Justified's' Joelle Carter To Guest On 'Prime Suspect'

9/30/2011 3:21pm EDT
Justified fans can get their Ava Crowder fix when Joelle Carter appears on NBC's Prime Suspect.

Carter plays Louise Iannacone, the wife of a stockbroker who becomes Detective Jane Timoney (Maria Bello)'s first suspect when he's murdered, in the episode entitled "Great Guy, Yet: Dead." It will air Thursday, October 13 at 10 PM ET/PT on NBC, with a re-air that Saturday, October 15 at 9 PM ET/PT.

She's best known for her role on Justified, where she's spent two seasons as Ava, the former love interest of U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens (Emmy nominee Timothy Olyphant). In season two, with Raylan...

TV Spotlight: Check Out 'Person Of Interest' & 'Prime Suspect' Tonight

9/22/2011 8:00am EDT
Person of Interest
The crime thriller "Person Of Interest" centers on a presumed dead former-CIA agent who teams up with a mysterious billionaire to prevent violent crimes by using their own brand of vigilante justice.

Michael Emerson, famous for playing the wicked Benjamin Linus on "Lost," plays a computer programmer, while Jim Caviezel is the ex-CIA agent.

Taraji P. Henson also stars. "Person of Interest" airs tonight at 9/8 central on CBS. Will you tune in?

Maria Bello plays touch as nails detective Jane Timoney in "Prime Suspect," a remake of the critically acclaimed British seri...

2011 Emmy Awards Fashion: Celebrities Show Their Colors (Photos)

9/19/2011 8:52am EDT
2011 Emmy Awards fashion
Stars gathered at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night wearing an assortment of bright colors as well as the classic black and white and metallic shades.

Lea Michele and Kate Winslet opted for red, while Dianna Agron and Melissa McCarthy wore bright purple gowns.

Katie Holmes was beautiful in blue, and Sofia Vergara picked a peach dress for the red carpet.

Check out all the stars below, and tell us which one is your favorite!

Lea Michele

Gwyneth Paltrow

Katie Holmes

Julie Bowen

Amber Riley

Kate Winslet

Amy Poehler

Anna Torv

Dianna Agron


David Cronenberg Denies Sleeping With Wife In Front Of 'Violence' Cast

9/12/2011 8:53am EDT
David Cronenberg
Filmmaker David Cronenberg has dispelled the myth he and his wife had sex in front of the cast of "A History Of Violence" to help them perfect a rough love scene, insisting it was a story he and his leading man Viggo Mortensen made up.

Promoting the 2005 film, Mortensen told reporters and TV interviewers that the maverick director had got down and dirty with his wife right in front of him and Maria Bello to show them how he wanted them to sex it up in front of the cameras.

But the controversial auteur has revealed the story was a lie.

Cronenberg tells The Hollywood Reporter, "When you ar...

New Fall TV Series: Our Top 10 Picks

8/24/2011 12:00pm EDT
Pan Am
Every fall TV season has its share of surprise successes and bumbling disappointments. For every buzzed-about newbie (‘Desperate Housewives’) that turns into a hit, there’s an ‘Eastwick’ or ‘Running Wilde.’

But that’s part of the fun, right? Sometimes, you’ve got to take a chance on a show that could be the year’s new hit and Emmy winner.

There are a lot of prospects for this Fall, and some are more promising than others. Here, though, are the Top 10 we’re most looking forward to – keeping in mind we haven’t seen these ahead of time. These are in no particular order.

-‘Pam Am’ – ABC

Fall 2011 TV Preview: New Shows You Don't Want To Miss (Video)

7/26/2011 3:56pm EDT
Pan Am
Before you know it, summer will be on its way out, and fall will be in. The good news? There are plenty of new TV shows you're not going to want to miss in the upcoming season. Check out some of our quick picks from the networks this season:


Maria Bello plays a tough cop on a male force in the crime drama "Prime Suspect." Christina Applegate joins Will Arnett as a young couple with a baby in "Up All Night."

The CW

It's the season of the witch! "The Secret Circle" comes from the creator of "The Vampire Diaries." Sarah Michelle Gellar returns to her TV roots to star in "Ringer." And...

Maria Bello Hosts Fundraiser For Haiti's Earthquake Survivors

7/19/2011 11:44am EDT
Maria Bello
Maria Bello's famous friends helped raise thousands of dollars for aid efforts in Haiti by attending the actress' star-studded charity gala in New York over the weekend.

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor star hosted the Hamptons for Haiti fundraiser at the Ross School in East Hampton, New York on Sunday in aid of her We Advance organization, which helps Haiti's earthquake survivors.

Patricia Arquette, Liev Schreiber and Mariska Hargitay all turned out for the event, which featured an auction with prizes including a visit to the set of Bello's TV show Prime Suspect and a trip to Hait...

Ben Affleck Stars In 'The Company Men,' Out On Blu-ray & DVD Now (Win A Copy!)

6/11/2011 8:02am EDT
The Company Men
In The Company Men, Bobby Walker (Ben Affleck) is living the American Dream, until he is stunned to find himself the latest casualty of corporate downsizing. Suddenly, Bobby - along with his co-workers Phil Woodward (Chris Cooper) and Gene McClary (Tommy Lee Jones) - is forced to re-evaluate his self-worth as a husband, as a father, and as a man. For as long as he can remember, he's given his life to his job. Now, with only the love of his wife and family, it's time to take his life back.

With humor, pathos, and keen observation, writer-director John Wells introduces us to the new reali...

Blu-ray Review: 'The Company Men'

6/6/2011 11:28am EDT
The Company Men photo
With the bad economy hitting folks of all different classes and careers out there, it felt only topical to take a look at the new to DVD/Blu-ray flick about corporate downsizing entitled "The Company Men" (out June 7 from Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring impressive cast Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones, Chris Cooper and Kevin Costner. Check out the review and extras recap below!

Title: "The Company Men"

Grade: 3

Cast: Ben Affleck, Chris Cooper, Tommy Lee Jones

Director: John Wells

Rating: R

Runtime: 105 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayenter...

Check Out 'The Company Men' On DVD & Blu-ray June 7

6/4/2011 7:28am EDT
Company Men
A high-powered sales executive struggles with his own dwindling sense of self-worth after becoming a victim to corporate downsizing in "The Company Men."

Bobby Walker (Ben Affleck) has a big house, a new Porsche, a beautiful wife, and two adoring kids. When he's not in the office, he can usually be found on the golf course, perfecting his game or clinching an important business deal.

But when the axe falls, Bobby and his colleagues Phil (Chris Cooper) and Gene (Tommy Lee Jones) find their necks on the chopping block, and their futures looking bleak. In order to stay afloat, Bobby relucta...

Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'X-Men:First Class,' 'Beginners,' & More

5/31/2011 11:00am EDT
Last week I had the opportunity to see “The Hangover Part II,” the sequel to the wildly successful 2009 hit comedy. Director Todd Philips does not really change the formula for the film or the format in which he tells the story, but there are still plenty of laughs to be found. Check out my review if you haven’t already.

This week you’ll have the chance to see what Professor X and Magneto used to be like in the prequel “X-Men: First Class,” you could follow along with Ewan McGregor as he deals with his father’s coming out in “Beginners,” you can laugh as the teenager Oliver Tate atte...

NBC Announces New Fall TV Shows, 2011-12 Schedule

5/16/2011 11:30am EDT
The PlayBoy Club
NBC just introduced its 2011-12 primetime schedule, showcasing six new dramas and six new comedies from a roster of renowned hitmakers that includes Steven Spielberg, Lorne Michaels, Brian Grazer, Tom Werner, John Grisham and Peter Berg, among many others.

The season's new dramas are "Smash," "Prime Suspect," "The Playboy Club," "Awake," "Grimm" and "The Firm"; and the new comedies are "Up All Night," "Whitney," "Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea," "Free Agents," "Best Friends Forever" and "Bent."

Returning shows include "Parenthood," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Harry's La...

Celebrity Birthdays - April 18, 2011

4/18/2011 3:00am EDT
Maria Bello
Happy Birthday to:

"A History of Violence" actress Maria Bello (1967)

"Arrested Development" actress Alia Shawkat (1989)

"Sabrina, The Teenage Witch" actress Melissa Joan Hart (1976)

late-night talk show host Conan O'Brien (1963)

"Will & Grace" actor Eric McCormack (1963)

"Frasier" actress Jane Leeves (1961),

"Less Than Perfect" star Eric Roberts (1956)

"Strange Brew" actor Rick Moranis (1956)

prolific actor James Woods (1947)

bluesman Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, and "Fantasia" conductor Leopold Stokowski (1882; d. 1977)

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VIDEO: Taylor Lautner Shows Off His Action Acting Muscles In 'Abduction'

4/14/2011 11:50am EDT
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Twilight hottie Taylor Lautner is making his solo starring debut in the action thriller Abduction.

In the recently released trailer, Lautner's character Nathan learns from a missing persons website that he was abducted as a child. After his parents are confronted, Nathan makes a harrowing escape from home only to be relentlessly pursued by a group of men who call him a "high-valued asset."

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Q&A: Rose McGowan Talks Bombshell Role in 'Law & Order: SVU'

3/23/2011 12:02pm EDT
There’s nothing innocent about brunette beauty Rose McGowan. From a cold blooded teenage killer (Devil in the Flesh) to a go-go dancer with a machine gun-leg (Planet Terror), the 37-year-old actress and former fiancé of 42-year-old shock rocker Marilyn Manson isn’t afraid to channel her dark side. Since her days playing an enchanting witch on the television series “Charmed,” McGowan continues to be hailed by fans as one of Hollywood’s most tantalizing femme fatales. It’s no wonder she was chosen for a role that’s seemingly perfect. In NBC‘s “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” McGowan will ...

Maria Bello Badly Injures Her Butt

1/22/2011 12:30pm EST
Maria Bello
Maria Bello is hobbling around Hollywood after breaking her tailbone while snowboarding.

The star was in Sun Valley, Idaho vacationing with her nine-year-old son when she fell and badly injured her butt.

As a result she has to take an inflatable doughnut pillow with her everywhere, so she can sit in comfort.

She says, "They said it takes six months to heal, maybe...It's hard to sit down. They should tell you to wear a buttpad. They didn't tell me to wear a buttpad."

And Bello reveals she's smiling through the pain as she promotes her new movie "The Company Men" because she's not on any ...

Review: 'Two Jews On Film' Don't Want To Keep Company With 'The Company Men' (Video)

12/6/2010 10:24am EST
The year is 2008 and the U.S. along with rest of the world is on the brink of financial ruin. 'The Company Men' written and director by John Wells (ER, The West Wing) shows what happens when the 'American Dream' turns into a nightmare. We follow three men...Bobby Walker (Ben Affleck) a hot shot sales executive at GTX. He has a huge mortgage, two kids and a pretty wife (Rosemarie DeWitt). He plays golf at the country club and drives a shiny new Porsche. Phil Woodward (Chris Cooper)who worked his way up the corporate ladder at GTX and now has the big house, a wife with expensive taste and a...

Taylor Lautner Shows Off His Guns, Rides A Motorcycle

7/13/2010 6:17pm EDT
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We spotted Taylor Lautner on the set of his latest movie, "Abduction," filming on location in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Monday.

The typically buff "Twilight" star wore a navy blue v-neck t-shirt and stopped to sign autographs for fans in between takes.

Taylor is doing his own stunts in the film and rode an Aprilia motorcycle. The movie also stars Lily Collins, Maria Bello, and Alfred Molina.

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Salma Hayek Defends Her Snake Panic

6/28/2010 11:00am EDT
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Salma Hayek has defended her on-camera panic during a recent junket interview - explaining she has a morbid fear of snakes.

The actress and co-stars Maria Bello and Maya Rudolph were sitting lakeside for the Extra TV interview to promote new movie Grown Ups when a snake slithered onto the set and started hissing. Hayek and Bello leaped into Rudolph's lap and the Mexican actress was so shaken by the incident she refused to continue the chat.

She says, "The footage is on now... I have a phobia for snakes, but the worst part was... everybody ran and they left us alone. It was h...