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Ellen DeGeneres Reveals 'Interstellar' Twist

November 8th, 2014 9:45am EST
Interstellar
Ellen DeGeneres took Matthew McConaughey by surprise on Friday after she accidentally revealed one of the twists in his new space film "Interstellar" during an interview with the actor.

The media has kept mum about the film's plot and twists; however, the daytime talk show host let it slip that another Oscar winner makes a surprise appearance in Christopher Nolan's space drama.

McConaughey seemed to be slightly annoyed when he asked the host, "Me and who?" before trying to stop her from repeating his mysterious co-star's name.

An embarrased DeGeneres quickly realized her mistake and p...
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Ellen DeGeneres And Portia De Rossi Cancel On Pet Benefit Because Of Fight

October 29th, 2014 3:15pm EDT
Ellen DeGeneres And Portia De Rossi Cancel On Pet Benefit Becaus
On the way to a Sunday fundraising event for the pet charity Saving Spot!, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi reportedly got into a huge fight and did not attend the scheduled appearance.

Page Six reported that the comedienne and "Scandal" actress were so enraged at each other they made the driver of their car turn around and cancelled their appearance.

DeGeneres and Rossi released a statement to E! News explaining the situation.

"We were happy to lend our names as honorary chairs and the organization was always aware that we would be unable to attend. This is the first time we have see...
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Celebrities With Royal Blood

September 17th, 2014 11:12am EDT
Celebrities With Royal Blood
There's Hollywood royalty, and then there's the blue blood ancestry that neither talent (nor money) can buy.

Angelina Jolie was born in Los Angeles, Calif., to actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. The "Malificent" star's maternal grandfather was French Canadian, while her maternal grandmother was Dutch and German.

It's believed that Jolie is related, on her mother's side, to French King Philip II, known as Philip Augustus. He ruled from 1180 to 1223. Philip transformed France from a small feudal state into the wealthiest and most powerful country in Europe.

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Kim Kardashian Finally Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And Snapped Selfies Doing It, Of Course

September 9th, 2014 3:20pm EDT
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Kim Kardashian finally accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and in true Kardashian form she did it in the most visible way possible: on national television.

The reality star was a guest on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show on Tuesday, where she opted to accept her challenges, one of them coming from actress Sarah Jessica Parker (hey, don't those who are challenged only have 24 hours to take their ice showers?).

Following her interview portion of the show, the host took her over to a spot on stage to get drenched and showed her a big metal bucket filled with ice water.

Naturally, Kim held out ...
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36 Celebs That Are Out And Proud

July 9th, 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...
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Kristen Bell Gets 'Naked And Afraid' On Ellen

April 18th, 2014 7:04pm EDT
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Kristen Bell shared her love of Discovery Channel reality series "Naked And Afraid" during an appearance on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show on Friday.

"It's the best -- the best!" Kristen exclaims when Ellen brings up the show.

"For 21 days it's a man and a woman, and in the middle of nowhere, and my favorite thing about the show is... because it's in the middle of nowhere they always hire a local to drop them off."

Bell adds that she loves the look on the faces of the locals when it's time for the two survivors to leave all their belongings behind.

"And then [the local watches] this America...
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Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, And Jamie Foxx Have A Super-Awkward Interview With Ellen DeGeneres

April 4th, 2014 5:03pm EDT
Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, And Jamie Foxx Have A Super-Awkward
An interview on the Ellen DeGeneres show got really awkward when Ellen kept asking about the romance between Amazing Spider-Man 2 co-stars Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield.

While the couple chatted about their recent trips overseas to promote the film, DeGeneres asked wryly, "Do any of the co-stars have to share a hotel room or anything like that?"

Jamie Foxx, who also stars in the film, added, "Yeah what do you guys do?" before having a sip from his cup and acting like he's about to hear some juicy gossip.

Garfield tried to deflect the question by joking to Foxx, "You know the answer to...
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5 Most Memorable Celebrity Spokespeople Of The Last Decade

March 22nd, 2014 11:35am EDT
William Shatner
About one in five consumers say celebrity endorsements are important when choosing a brand. However, the power of celebrity is likely to be much greater, as these public figures stick in the minds of consumers and guarantee greater coverage of advertisements. That’s not to say that all celebrity spokespeople are created equally, though. Read on to discover some of the most memorable and best celebrity brand ambassadors from the last decade.

William Shatner Talks Discount Travel for Priceline.com

Roles like Captain Kirk and Denny Crane have made William Shatner a household name, but his ro...
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Shining Stars And Falling Stars: Ellen DeGeneres And Kim Kardashian

March 7th, 2014 9:00am EST
Shining Stars And Falling Stars: Ellen DeGeneres And Kim Kardash
Shining Star - Ellen DeGeneres: Not only did talk show host Ellen DeGeneres host the Oscars in the most comedic way possible, but she is also credited for owning the infamous Oscars Selfie. The famous photo has been shared so much during the live telecast of the show that it actually broke Twitter.

Note: This is actually a group photo and not a "selfie," but we're not arguing. Who else could get all of these amazing stars together in one place for an amazing shot. There's just so much to take in here and it's just beautiful.

Not only does she own this awesome photo, but Ellen cracked...
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8 Best Moments From The 86th Academy Awards

March 3rd, 2014 7:00pm EST
8 Best Moments From The 86th Academy Awards
Oscars 2014 will forever be known as the year of good vibes, from Ellen DeGeneres' "killing them with kindness" opening monologue to the group victory win for "12 Years A Slave." While the amazing moments that happened were too many to count, here are some of the highlights of the evening (with a few "did that really happen?") events as well!

1. Ellen DeGeneres As Hostess With The Mostess

This was Ellen's second time hosting the biggest awards show of the year. The first time in 2007, she brought a new energy to the tired format and was well-received by critics and celebrities in attenda...
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Ellen DeGeneres Explains Original Plan For Oscar Twitter Photo

March 3rd, 2014 5:03pm EST
Ellen DeGeneres Twitter
Ellen DeGeneres got her wish when she set out to create the most retweeted photo at the Oscars, but the picture is a far cry from what she intended.

Ellen told E! after the show that the joke was for Ellen to take a picture with Meryl Streep, then crop Streep out of the photo. "That was going to be the joke. But it doesn't matter. It was just great," she said to Bradley Cooper, who stopped by during her interview.

Instead, Ellen got a great shot of several huge Hollywood stars and crashed Twitter as users raced to help Ellen achieve her goal. As of this writing, the picture has over 2.8 m...
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Ellen DeGeneres Passes Out Pizza To Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, More Stars At The Oscars

March 3rd, 2014 1:00pm EST
Ellen DeGeneres Passes Out Pizza To Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Mo
Knowing that some celebrities starve themselves to squeeze into their red carpet gowns for the Oscars, Ellen DeGerenes had pizza delivered during the 86th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday night.

"Brad? Angie? Pizza?" the host asked the famous couple. Brad Pitt asked for pepperoni, in case you wanted to know. Julia Roberts is apparently a cheese lover.

DeGeneres joked with the delivery guy, "Who's your favorite movie star? They're here." She also asked the crowd to pony up to pay for the meal because she didn't have any money.

Who actually ate the pizza? Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Harri...
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Ellen DeGeneres Breaks Twitter With Star-Studded Oscars Selfie

March 2nd, 2014 11:37pm EST
Ellen's Oscars Twitpic
Ellen DeGeneres took a selfie with numerous A-listers during the 2014 Oscars and ended up breaking Twitter.

The host of the 86th annual Academy Awards shared the image, which featured Bradley Cooper, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Lupita Nyong'o, Kevin Spacey and almost Jared Leto, shared the image on the social networking website after taking it, writing, "If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever" (Cooper actually held the camera).

The photo was retweeted over a million times, breaking the record set by U.S. President Barack Obama afte...
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Oscars Host Ellen DeGeneres Talks About The Big Night

March 1st, 2014 3:00pm EST
Oscars Host Ellen DeGeneres Talks About The Big Night
The host of the 86th Academy Awards, Ellen DeGeneres, talks about the pressures of hosting the ceremony, Pharrell's infamous hat, Bradley Cooper going commando, dancing and hoping for an encore.

Starpulse is hosting an Oscars Twitter party!

Join us live from the red carpet at 5:30 ET and press room as we tweet photos, quotes and commentary from Hollywood's biggest night of the year. We welcome you to share your funny, sincere or snarky comments and predictions with us as the ceremony unfolds!

Follow us @Starpulse #StarpulseOscars
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Ellen DeGeneres Talks Hosting The Oscars, Coming Out, And Finding True Love With Portia De Rossi

February 23rd, 2014 9:40am EST
Ellen DeGeneres People Magazine
Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres, 56, shares with PEOPLE in this week's issue the ups and downs that have shaped her life: her painful past, starting over, and finding real love with wife Portia De Rossi.

Below is an excerpt of this week's PEOPLE cover story, in Ellen's own words.

On Hosting the Oscars:
"I'm hosting the Oscars – because it's a really terrifying thing to do. I thought, why not challenge myself? I'm comfortable right now, and it's never good to be comfortable as a performer. In real life, I like to be comfortable. I go home and literally put pajamas on immediately. Creatively I n...
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Rumor Patrol: Justin Bieber's Wax Figure Retired, Oscar Winner Revealed, More

February 15th, 2014 2:03pm EST
Rumor Patrol: Justin Bieber's Wax Figure Retired, Oscar Winner R
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Justin Bieber's Wax Figure Retired: After the pop star claimed he was retiring, is it true the wax version made by Madam Tussauds has had its last day in the public eye?

Verdict: True. General Manager Bret Pidgeon told the New York Post, "This is disappointing, but hopefully we can welcome a new 'grown-up' Justin back to the attraction in the near future." The reason why may disturb you: the figure was...
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'Ellen DeGeneres Show' Will Be First Daytime Talk Show To Air In China

January 22nd, 2014 9:33am EST
Ellen DeGeneres
"The Ellen DeGeneres Show" will be the first U.S. program of its kind to air in China. The series debuted stateside in 2003.

Warner Bros., which distributes the show in the United States, has partnered with China's leading online video service provider, Sohu Video, to broadcast the daytime talk show.

Even though Chinese media officials are often strict with western programming aired in the country, president of Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution Jeffrey Schlesinger believes DeGeneres' show is family-friendly enough to appeal to many viewers in China.

He said in a statement: "...
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Celebrity Sex Tape Wish List: Beyonce & Jay Z, Ellen DeGeneres & Portia DeRossi, More

December 31st, 2013 1:00pm EST
Jay Z & Beyonce
Vivid Entertainment just released its "Top 10 Hottest Couples" wish list of stars it would most like to add to its popular celebrity roster.

Prince William and Kate Middleton came in at number one for the third year in a row, followed by Katy Perry and John Mayer in second place and Beyoncé and Jay-Z in third place.

"Kate's pregnancy and birth to Prince George only made the couple more popular. They project natural good looks and good health and their stature on the world stage is unparalleled.  We know our chances of getting them to star in a sex tape are slim, but that's what wish lists...
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Ellen DeGeneres Pushes For 'Bridesmaids' Sequel, Role

December 21st, 2013 10:00am EST
Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres is angling for a role in "Bridesmaids 2," even though plans for a sequel have not been greenlit.

The actress and daytime talk show star is hosting the upcoming Oscars and worked with director Paul Feig to promote the awards show. She’s hoping their collaboration will lead to a part in a sequel to the comedy.

DeGeneres, 55, released a video on Thursday for the Academy Awards and at one point declares: "Two plus two: great Oscar promo, `Bridesmaids 2,' cha-ching!"

“Bridesmaids” was a huge success when it was released in 2011, but the director hasn’t announced that he’s maki...
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Ellen DeGeneres Dances In The Street To Promote The 2014 Oscars

December 20th, 2013 8:00pm EST
Ellen DeGeneres
Now that Oscar season is officially upon us, the first trailer for 2014's Ellen DeGeneres is gearing up for her hosting duties with a little song and a little dance.

The talk show host dances along with 250 men and women wearing tuxedos in the new trailer for the 86th annual Academy Awards, which will air live on ABC Sunday, March 2, 2014.

Ellen gets her dance on and lip-syncs to Fitz & The Tantrums' "The Walker" in the video.

“I had the best time making this,” Ellen said of the video, which will run in movie theaters across the U.S. beginning on January 3.

The video was directed by "Br...
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Colin Farrell: My Last Romantic Relationship Was With Elizabeth Taylor

December 17th, 2013 10:11am EST
Colin Farrell
Irish heart throb Colin Farrell says he hasn’t had a romantic relationship since the death of Elizabeth Taylor.

Farrell revealed to Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show he met Taylor’s manager at Cedars Sinai Hospital in 2009. Farrell was there for the birth of his youngest son and Taylor was having a stint placed in her heart.

Related: Star-Studded Saving Mr. Banks Premiere Includes Colin Farrell, Tom Hanks, More Celebs

Farrell seized the once-in-a-lifetime chance, telling Ellen, "I said, 'Will you tell her I said hello? She probably won't know who I am,'" he recalled of running into her ma...
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Ellen DeGeneres Does Halloween Show Dressed As Nicki Minaj: Best Celebrity Costume Ever?

November 1st, 2013 9:45pm EDT
Ellen DeGeneres as Nicki Minaj for Halloween 2013
Ellen DeGeneres has unofficially officially won the 2013 celebrity Halloween costume contest.

The daytime TV host surprised viewers Thursday by showing up wearing a very revealing Nicki Minaj costume.

Ellen's costume was nearly an exact replica of the outfit Minaj wore on her show in late September -- complete with fake boobs.

"I got the whole look down," she told the audience. "I even have the same shoes on. I think I do -- I can't see my feet -- but I think I do.

"I normally don't wear things this sexy, but when you dress as Nicki Minaj you have to. So here are my boom booms and my su...
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Simon Cowell & Howard Stern Are The Highest Paid TV Personalities

August 9th, 2013 10:09pm EDT
Simon Cowell
Forbes magazine just released its list of the highest paid TV personalities, and Howard Stern and Simon Cowell tied for the top spot.

"The X Factor" judge and radio host each made $95 million between June, 2012, and June, 2013. Ironically (or maybe not really), Stern is a judge on Cowell's popular series "America's Got Talent." They are definitely sharing the wealth.

Cowell has been making headlines recently for having a fling with a married woman, who wound up getting pregnant. Oh, and she happens to be the estranged wife of his friend Andrew Silverman. Oops!

Conservative talk show host...
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Ellen DeGeneres To Host Oscars For Second Time In 2014

August 2nd, 2013 5:38pm EDT
Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres has confirmed that she'll be returning to host the Oscars for a second time in 2014.

The comedienne, who last hosted the 79th Academy Awards in 2007, tweeted the news on Friday, writing, "It's official: I'm hosting the #Oscars! I'd like to thank @TheAcademy, my wife Portia and, oh dear, there goes the orchestra."

"We are thrilled to have Ellen DeGeneres host the Oscars," producers of the 2014 awards show Craig Zadan and Neil Meron said in a statement. "As a longtime friend, we had always hoped to find a project for us to do together and nothing could be more exciting than ...
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Ellen DeGeneres Mourning The Death Of 13-Year-Old YouTube Star Talia Castellano

July 16th, 2013 11:17pm EDT
Ellen and Talia
Ellen DeGeneres is mourning the death of 13-year-old YouTube sensation Talia Castellano, who lost her battle with cancer on Tuesday.

The teen shot to fame thanks to the video site, which she used to post numerous make-up tutorials. Her videos have amassed over 15 million hits, and DeGeneres had her guest star on her show a few times. She was even able to get her story in front of make-up giant CoverGirl, and they made her an honorary CoverGirl and gave her her own ad.

"We are honored to have known Talia and grateful for all the ways she showed us what true beauty means," CoverGirl Vice Pr...
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Jennifer Aniston Has Mini 'Friends' Reunion During Her Co-Hosting Gig On 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'

May 23rd, 2013 10:52am EDT
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Like most of the world, talk show host Ellen DeGeneres really wants to see a Friends reunion.

The comedienne staged a semi-reunion on her show Wednesday, getting half of the gang back together for a hilarious skit.

Jennifer Aniston, who co-hosted the show with Ellen, Courteney Cox and Matthew Perry were all in on the fun.

Aniston start by showing up at Perry's house to ask him for advice on co-hosting the show, which Perry co-hosted last week, and he tells her it's inappropriate to show up at someone's house at 8:00 a.m.

Aniston references their old show, saying that they "used to walk ...
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Rihanna And Other Stars Send Out Prayers And Condolences To Oklahoma Tornado Victims

May 21st, 2013 6:07pm EDT
Rihanna
Rihanna, Slash, and many other stars have reached out to offer their prayers to the people of Oklahoma following a devastating series of tornadoes.

Powerful tornadoes landed in Oklahoma City Monday, destroying several buildings. Currently, the death toll is over 90 people, with dozens being school children. The children were at Plaza Towers Elementary School when the storms ripped through the building.

Rihanna took to Twitter.com and posted the simple message, "Praying for Oklahoma." Slash wrote, "Horrible what the people in Oklahoma just went thru. The devastation they're facing now. & t...
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Jennifer Love Hewitt Busts Out Of Strapless Dress On 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'

April 20th, 2013 6:38pm EDT
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Jennifer Love Hewitt left little to the imagination when she made a guest appearance on Ellen DeGeneres's talk show on Thursday. The star wore a very low cut black dress that showed off her best assets.

The Client List star knew her outfit would end up being a hot topic as she giggled her way across the stage after being announced.

"Were you just sewing your dress?" Ellen joked. "Did you run out of time? Or what's happening?"

J-Love responded, "No, it's the design,but it's a little wowzer. Sorry about it. I didn't have a lot of time."

Go On star Matthew Perry, who was co-hosting the sho...
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Just Keep Swimming: Ellen DeGeneres Back For 'Finding Nemo' Sequel 'Finding Dory,' Due Nov. 2015

April 2nd, 2013 6:59pm EDT
Finding Nemo
Ellen DeGeneres is ready to just keep swimming again as she's set to reprise the role of absent-minded fish Dory in the newly announced sequel to 2003 animated classic Finding Nemo.

Disney's Pixar Animation studios announced on Tuesday that the follow up to the Oscar-winning family flick, "Finding Dory," will be released in theaters on November 25, 2015. Andrew Stanton, who helmed the first fish tale, will also return to direct the sequel, which follows Dory's quest to find her family.

"I have waited for this day for a long, long, long, long, long, long time," Ellen said in a statement. "...
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Ellen DeGeneres Postpones Her Trip Down Under

March 15th, 2013 12:39pm EDT
Ellen Degeneres
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has delayed her long-awaited trip to Australia due to illness.

DeGeneres was expected to arrive in Sydney over the weekend with her partner Portia de Rossi to shoot her show Down Under, but she has been forced to delay the journey as she is battling a bout of influenza.

Bosses at Warner Bros., the production company behind The Ellen DeGeneres Show, have confirmed the TV star will now travel to Sydney next week once she has recovered from her illness.

In a statement, they said, "The Ellen DeGeneres Show will delay its arrival into Australia by a few days ...
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