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From Apple To Zowie: The Craziest Celebrity Baby Names

October 21st, 2012 3:14pm EDT
Ashlee Simpson
Uma Thurman and her French financier boyfriend Arpad Busson revealed the name of their newborn baby girl this week, and the tot's title is a mouthful.

Not content with the typical first/middle/last -- or in this case hyphenated last -- name, the little girl surely has a challenging future ahead of her when it comes to filling out any types of forms.

The couple named their three-month-old Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson. Where they got her nickname, "Luna," from is a mystery; but their rep says each name has a special reason and meaning.

But Uma and Arpad -- who ...
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Jason Momoa: 'I Didn't Want My Wife To See 'Game Of Thrones''

August 15th, 2011 2:27pm EDT
Jason Momoa
Action man Jason Momoa didn't want his wife Lisa Bonet to watch him portray a savage warrior in TV series Game Of Thrones - because his sex scenes with Emilia Clarke were often coarse and barbaric.

The towering actor played fierce Khal Drogo in the small screen adaptation of author George R. R. Martin's fantasy novels, A Song of Ice and Fire, while British actress Clarke portrayed his pretty virgin bride.

And Momoa feared his wife, who was previously married to rocker Lenny Kravitz, would be turned off the medieval series if she saw how badly his character treated his partner during the...
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Zoe Kravitz Wore Tight Clothes To Land 'X-Men' Role

June 3rd, 2011 8:41am EDT
Zoe Kravitz
Zoe Kravitz almost lost out on her role in "X-Men: First Class" after turning up to auditions in a dowdy outfit, convinced she was going to be rejected.

The daughter of rocker Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet stars as flying go-go dancer Angel Salvadore in her first major movie role, but the 22 year old admits she never even expected a call back.

She tells Us Weekly magazine, "I auditioned in a hat and a T-shirt because I didn't think I even had a shot. They said, 'Can she come back and sex it up a bit?' So I returned in form-fitting clothes - and got it!"

And Kravitz was so flattere...
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Lenny Kravitz's Daughter Zoe Is Sexy In A Slinky Silver Dress

May 28th, 2011 8:00am EDT
Zoe Kravitz
Zoe Kravitz attended the the "X-Men: First Class" New York Premiere at the Ziegfeld Theater.

The daughter of rocker Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet, Zoe took her first major feature bow in the 2007 romanic comedy "No Reservations," followed soon after by a turn in the Jodie Foster revenge thriller "The Brave One."

She stars in the upcoming film "X-Men: First Class" and "Mad Max: Fury Road."

More News:

• New 'X-Men: First Class' Online Exclusive Trailer Released (Video)
• January Jones Is Emma Frost In 'Xmen Origins: First Class'
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Celebrities Who Have Been Fired From Their TV Shows

March 15th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
Charlie Sheen
By now the whole world should know that "Two and a Half Men" will not feature Charlie Sheen next season. Last week, Warner Bros. terminated Sheen's contract after he publicly criticized the shows co-creator Chuck Lorre and confessed to drug use, wild partying, and a polyamorous relationship. Charlie Sheen isn't the first actor to be kicked off a successful television show. Here are some other notable celebrities who have been given the pink slip from their respective TV shows because of controversy or erratic behavior.

Isaiah Washington (Grey's Anatomy)

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Check Out 'Life On Mars: The Complete Series' On DVD Sept. 29

September 26th, 2009 7:39am EDT
Life On Mars
One of television’s sharpest crime dramas boogies to a classic ‘70s beat when Life on Mars: The Complete Series comes to DVD on September 29.

After a hit-and-run accident in modern-day New York City mysteriously transports police detective Sam Tyler (Jason O'Mara) back to 1973, Sam finds himself in the cultural hotbed of New York City in the tumultuous times of the Vietnam War, Watergate, women’s lib and the civil and gay rights movements – without a cell phone, computer, PDA or MP3 player - suddenly hurtled back in time when he’s ripped from 2008 after being hit by a car while chasing ...
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Flashback 1984: A Look At Actors, Films & Music

January 26th, 2009 4:57pm EST
Wham
Where has time gone by? 25 years ago seems like yesterday, and 1984 was so happening! Here's our flashback moment of a few actors, films, and music that were popular in 1984. So, with that said, what were you into in 1984? Let us know!

Top Actors/Actresses

Molly Ringwald

In the film Sixteen Candles, actress Molly Ringwald had every girl wanting to design her own prom dress in 1984. Young, bright, and fresh, she was the essence of teen coolness.

Daryl Hannah

Are mermaids sexy? Well, one certainly was when actress Daryl Hannah starred in 1984's ...
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Lisa Bonet Baby's Unusual Name Explained

January 12th, 2009 9:09am EST
Lisa Bonet
Actress Lisa Bonet new baby's unusual name was inspired by the stormy weather the night the tot was born.

Bonet and her native Hawaiian husband Jason Momoa welcomed their second child, son Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa, on December 15th. And the couple paid tribute to Momoa's heritage by giving their new baby a Hawaiian name.

Momoa's mother writes on her son's official website, "He was born on the stormiest (sic), rainy night. Nakoa (meaning warrior)… Mana (strength/spirit), Kaua (rain), po (dark)... The (first) name was always going to be Nakoa-Wolf." The name Namakaeha...
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Satan's Helpers: Powerhouse Actors Embody The Devil

October 30th, 2008 11:50am EDT
Legend
Another Halloween is upon us, and in addition to witches and goblins "All Hallows Eve" conjures up images of everyone's favorite bad guy, Satan. Here's a list of some of Hollywood's best actors and their interpretation of the world's "worst" guy.

Tim Curry in "Legend" as "Darkness"

Only in the darkness will Satan have power and only in a Ridley Scott film will Tim Curry be the ultimate Satan for all time as "Darkness" itself. Amazing costume and make-up design help to bring the most sexual and darkly beautiful embodiment of the Devil to film. Darkness is a lonely and sadly...
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Where Are They Now?: 'A Different World'

February 14th, 2008 11:00am EST
A Different World
"A Different World," a half-hour sitcom about students at fictional Hillman College, was on the air from 1987 to 1993. It was the creation of Bill Cosby and originally served as a spin-off venue for then Cosby kid Lisa "Denise" Bonet.

However, it wasn't until Lisa Bonet was booted from the show (due to a pregnancy) that "A Different World" really took off in popularity. Fueled by a core ensemble cast of likeable characters - Dwayne, Whitley, Freddie, Kim, Jaleesa, Ron, and Walter - "A Different World" was in the top 10 shows in the Nielsen ratings for five of the six years it aired.

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Celebrity Birthdays, November 16

November 16th, 2007 3:00am EST
Diana Krall
Happy Birthday to actress Maggie Gyllenhaal (1977), figure skater Oksana Baiul (1977), actress Martha Plimpton (1970), Cosby kid Lisa Bonet (1967), Canadian jazz singer Diana Krall (1964), pitcher Dwight Gooden (1964), CSI Marg Helgenberger (1958), and acting great Burgess Meredith (1907; d. 1997).
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Celebrity Birthdays, November 16

November 16th, 2006 3:00am EST
Diana Krall
Happy Birthday to actress Maggie Gyllenhaal (1977), figure skater Oksana Baiul (1977), actress Martha Plimpton (1970), Cosby kid Lisa Bonet (1967), Canadian jazz singer Diana Krall (1964), pitcher Dwight Gooden (1964), CSI Marg Helgenberger (1958), and acting great Burgess Meredith (1907; d. 1997).
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Celebrity Birthdays, November 16

November 16th, 2005 3:00am EST
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Happy Birthday to actress Maggie Gyllenhaal (1977), figure skater Oksana Baiul (1977), actress Martha Plimpton (1970), Cosby kid Lisa Bonet (1967), Canadian jazz singer Diana Krall (1964), pitcher Dwight Gooden (1964), CSI Marg Helgenberger (1958), and acting great Burgess Meredith (1907; d. 1997).
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