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Ellen DeGeneres Breaks Twitter With Star-Studded Oscars Selfie

3/2/2014 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

3/1/2014 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

2/23/2014 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

2/15/2014 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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Celebrity Birthdays - January 26, 2014

1/26/2014 3:00am EST
Celebrity Birthdays - January 26, 2014
Happy Birthday to:

Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres (1958)

Actor Cameron Bright (1993)

Actor Christopher Massey (1990)

Actress Sara Rue (1979)

Actress Kelly Stables (1978)

Actor Dorian Gregory (1971)

Actor Bryan Callen (1967)

Actor Paul Johansson (1964)

Soul singer Anita Baker (1958)

Guitarist Eddie Van Halen (1955)

Singer Lucinda Williams (1953)

Actor Walt Willey (1951)

Actor David Strathairn (1949)

Actor Scott Glenn (1941)

Baseball player/actor Bob Uecker (1935)

Director Roger Vadim (1928; d. 2000)

Actor Paul Newman (1925; d. 2008)

Actress Anne Jeffreys (1923)

Actor Charl...
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'Ellen DeGeneres Show' Will Be First Daytime Talk Show To Air In China

1/22/2014 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

12/31/2013 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

12/21/2013 10:00am EST
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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

12/20/2013 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

12/17/2013 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?

11/1/2013 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

8/9/2013 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

8/2/2013 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

7/16/2013 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'

5/23/2013 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

5/21/2013 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'

4/20/2013 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

4/2/2013 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

3/15/2013 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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Celebrity Birthdays - January 26, 2013

1/26/2013 3:00am EST
Ellen DeGeneres
Happy Birthday to:

Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres (1958)

Actor Cameron Bright (1993)

Actor Christopher Massey (1990)

Actress Sara Rue (1979)

Actress Kelly Stables (1978)

Actor Dorian Gregory (1971)

Actor Bryan Callen (1967)

Actor Paul Johansson (1964)

Soul singer Anita Baker (1958)

Guitarist Eddie Van Halen (1955)

Singer Lucinda Williams (1953)

Actor Walt Willey (1951)

Actor David Strathairn (1949)

Actor Scott Glenn (1941)

Baseball player/actor Bob Uecker (1935)

Director Roger Vadim (1928; d. 2000)

Actor Paul Newman (1925; d. 2008)

Actress Anne Jeffreys (1923)

Actor Charl...
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Ellen DeGeneres Thanks Madonna For Gay Support

10/30/2012 5:15pm EDT
Madonna
Gay comedienne and chat show host Ellen DeGeneres took a moment to acknowledge Madonna for her support when the "Music" hitmaker recently appeared on her daily show, revealing the pop star was one of her biggest celebrity fans when she took a risk and came out during a 1997 episode of her sitcom.

Neither had publicly spoken about the telephone conversation they had after word spread that DeGeneres was a lesbian until Madonna recently taped an appearance on DeGeneres' show.

The chat aired on Monday.

Ellen said, "Before it was really official I was coming out... it was a big, huge topic......
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Ellen DeGeneres Receives Mark Twain Award For American Humor

10/23/2012 9:05am EDT
Ellen Degeneres
Ellen DeGeneres followed in the footsteps of Bill Cosby, Tina Fey and Will Ferrell on Monday as she became the latest recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

Hollywood stars Jane Lynch, John Krasinski and Kristin Chenoweth, and singer Jason Mraz helped honor the funnywoman as she became the 15th recipient of the accolade at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

DeGeneres told reporters on the red carpet she was thrilled with the prize, insisting, "I'm flattered. It's fantastic. Of course I think, 'What took so long?' You don't do it for awards, you do it to make people happy."

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Vibrant Yellow Gowns Dominate 2012 Emmy Fashion - See Tons Of Photos!

9/24/2012 9:11am EDT
Julie Bowen
The red carpet was full of bright colors at the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards last night, but yellow was the most popular. "Modern Family" star Julie Bowen, winner of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, looked oustanding in a strapless canary yellow gown.

"Homeland" winner Claire Danes, who is several months pregnant, also opted for a strapless yellow dress that was (obviously) more loose fitting than Julie's.

"Game Change" winner Julianne Moore picked a more conservative yellow gown with long sleeves, a higher neckline and a billowing skirt.

Check out more yellow gown...
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Ellen DeGeneres Lands Her Own Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

9/5/2012 6:19pm EDT
Ellen DeGeneres
Talk show host / comedienne Ellen DeGeneres received the 2,744th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday. The 54-year-old star was honored by pals Jimmy Kimmel and Ryan Seacrest, who both gave short speeches celebrating her career in showbiz.

"It is amazing. I spent my entire career trying to conduct myself in a certain way making sure no one walks all over me only to get to a point where people are going to walk all over me," she told the crowd of fans at the unveling.

"It means so much to me that everyone showed up."

Ellen was accompanied by her mother Betty and wife Portia De Rossi...
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Tons Of Pics From The Teen Choice Awards: Bieber, Gomez, Lovato & More!

7/23/2012 8:57am EDT
Demi Lovato
Hot, young Hollywood stars showed up at Sunday night's 2012 Teen Choice Awards in Universal City, California.

Demi Lovato wore a short, daring black, gray and yellow dress with a feathered hemline. Hayden Panettiere glittered in a gorgeous purple sequin gown and matching pumps, while Meagan Good showed off her abs in a sexy white and gray pantsuit.

"Glee" star Lea Michele sizzled in a short strapless number, while singer Jordin Sparks wore a flouncy black dress with a plunging neckline.

Fan favorites Justin Bieber and girlfriend Selena Gomez opted to walk the red carpet solo. Check out a...
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Demi Lovato To Host Teen Choice Awards Later This Month

7/9/2012 11:10am EDT
Demi Lovato
New "The X Factor" judge Demi Lovato will host this year's Teen Choice Awards, which will air July 22 on Fox. Teen Choice 2012 celebrates the most popular teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion, comedy and the web.

Those scheduled to appear include Lea Michele, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Josh Hutcherson, Zac Efron, Ellen Degeneres, Zooey Deschanel, Tyler Posey, Gordon Ramsay, and Ashley Benson.

Performers will include Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Flo Rida, No Doubt and DJ Pauly D, who will serve as "Choice" DJ for the night.

Fans ages 13-19 are asked to vote once eac...
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Portia De Rossi Chops Off Her Hair

6/7/2012 3:00pm EDT
Portia De Rossi chops her hair
Portia De Rossi is known for her beautiful, long blonde hair, but she has opted for a style change. We spotted the actress with her wife Ellen DeGeneres out and about in West Hollywood on Wednesday debuting her new 'do.

Not quite as short as her partner's, Portia's hair now hangs just a little lower than her ears and includes sideswept bangs.

Portia stars in the upcoming comedy "The Smart One," which was picked up by ABC. The plot centers on an smart professional who agrees to work for her dumb but popular city mayor sister.

The show was developed by DeGeneres, who will executive produce...
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Inside Bethenny Frankel's Michigan Avenue Magazine Cover Story

6/5/2012 12:27pm EDT
Bethenny Frankel
Yes, Starpulse has an exclusive preview into Michigan Avenue Magazine’s Summer issue with Bravo reality star, author and soon-to-be new TV talk show host, Bethenny Frankel!

In her cover story, the celebrity chef and mom dishes on her first experience living in Chicago years ago, her love for her now talk show peer Ellen Degeneres and how they compare (“Ellen is not remotely as inappropriate as I am”) her relationship with her former role model, Martha Stewart and her real thoughts on reality TV. The former Real Housewife of New York also discusses being a mom and what she wants to do on he...
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Justin Willman is Magically Delicious!

5/24/2012 10:56am EDT
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The host of The Food Network's hit show, Cupcake Wars, Justin Willman aka Justin Kredible, has many tricks up his sleeve. Many people may not know that his first passion is magic but he tells Starpulse how he became a magician, what it's like being around cupcakes all day, and what's up next for him.

Starpulse: A lot of people don’t know that you are a magician; they just know you as the host of Cupcake Wars. Can you tell me about your love of magic?

Justin: Where should I begin? I have been doing magic since I was twelve and doing kid’s parties in high school and then started touring a...
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Jennifer Lopez Doubtful About 'American Idol' Return

5/17/2012 2:07pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez isn't sure about returning to American Idol for another season, as the singing competition takes up so much of her time.

She told former American Idol judge Ellen DeGeneres, "I miss doing other things. It really does lock you down, which was nice the first year with the babies being three and four. Now they are going to school. I just don’t know. I really do enjoy it."

The issue could be J-Lo's other projects, as well. She just finished a huge tour with Enrique Iglesias and is currently promoting her film What to Expect When You're Expecting. "It is just like any working ...
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