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Whatever Happened To The Cast Of Mean Girls?

June 14th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Mean Girls
Who knew that when "Mean Girls" made its debut in 2004 the impact it would have worldwide on teens, their parents and those who just love a good chuckle? The screenplay was written by Tina Fey and was based in part on Rosalind Wiseman's non-fiction book "Queen Bees and Wannabes." Every school has a pack of girls who believe their way is the best and dissuade outsiders from attempting to break into their cliques. As in many John Hughes films, the film has a female protagonist who in the end is the one person who can unite the un-uniteable. Today, the film continues to be a favorite of tween ...
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Tina Fey And Amy Poehler To Team Up In 'The Nest'

April 9th, 2014 5:07pm EDT
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, the duo behind Baby Mama and two Golden Globes ceremonies, have signed up to co-star in an upcoming comedy film.

The Hollywood Reporter says Poehler is in final negotiations to join the film "The Nest," which will star her and Fay as sisters looking to give their parents' home a sendoff with a party to end all parties.

Both women will produce the film and Pitch Perfect director Jason Moore will work behind the camera. The film was written by SNL scribe Paula Pell.

The Nest will be the first film the two starred in together since comedy hit Baby Mama, which made ...
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The Muppets Hit The Red Carpet For The Premiere Of Their Latest Film, 'Muppets Most Wanted'

March 12th, 2014 9:27pm EDT
Muppets Most Wanted premiere
The stars were out for the premiere of Muppets Most Wanted, which hits theaters Friday, March 21.

Stars Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais and Ty Burrell were joined at the premiere by the Muppets themselves, including Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Sweetums, Walter, Scooter, Gonzo and Animal, who all arrived in a slick black limo.

"These guys have been icons since the '70s," Burrell told USA Today. "I'm very happy to play second fiddle to the Muppets."

"If a movie premiere isn't absurd enough already, then nothing is more absurd than doing it all with Muppets," Burrell added.

Tuesday night Gervais ...
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Rumor Patrol: Andrew Garfield And Batkid, 'Mean Girls' Reunion, More

March 8th, 2014 2:03pm EST
Rumor Patrol: Andrew Garfield And Batkid, 'Mean Girls' Reunion,
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.

The Andrew Garfield-Batkid Situation: You may have heard the rumors swirling around the reason Batkid's surprise appearance at The Oscars was cut. Conflicting reports claim either Garfield had a fit over his lines and the producers cut the bit, or Emma Stone's mother was struggling with breast cancer so the actor dropped out to be with his girlfriend and her mom. What's the truth?

Verdict: Producers ca...
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TOP 10: TV Characters You Wish You Were Friends With

February 26th, 2014 1:19pm EST
Sheldon Cooper (Big Bang Theory)
We all have our favourite characters in TV, whether we see a little of ourselves in them or we just plain out love what they stand for- we sometimes wish they could be real. We’re counting down the Top 10 TV Characters You Wish You Were Friends With – that’s if they existed in the real world of course.

10. Sheldon Cooper (Big Bang Theory)

It’s always good to have a friend that’s a genius. Like for instance when you’re at a restaurant and the bill comes, he can figure out how much everyone owes plus tips within seconds. And the best part, he doesn’t mind being the braniac friend!

9. V...
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Dress Battle: Golden Globes Host Tina Fey vs People's Choice Host Kat Dennings In Strapless Black Rose-Print Gowns

January 14th, 2014 8:00pm EST
Dress Battle: Tina Fey vs Kat Dennings
Kat Dennings and Tina Fey wore similar rose-patterned black dresses as hosts of two of this year's big award shows this week, but -- who looked better?

Dennings and 2 Broke Girls co-star Beth Behrs co-hosted this year's People's Choice Awards, which saw Justin Timberlake and Sandra Bullock dominate; while Fey was joined by former SNL alum and pal Amy Poehler for the Globes, where "American Hustle" won big in the movie category and "Breaking Bad" in television.

 

 

 

 
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The Most Memorable Moments At The 2014 Golden Globe Awards

January 13th, 2014 10:00pm EST
Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper & Jennifer Lawrence
There were several memorable moments at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards in Hollywood on Sunday night.

"American Hustle" star Amy Adams gave an emotional acceptance speech and revealed it was the 15th anniversary of her arrival in Hollywood. She had hoped she would just land a commercial - and look at where she is now!

The film picked up the "Best Motion Picture trophy for Comedy or Drama," and Jennifer Lawrence and Adams were also honored for their roles in the David O. Russell film.

Check out more memorable moments from the show...

"Scandal" star Kerry Washington confirmed her p...
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Alfonso Cuaron Wanted To Give Sandra Bullock Herpes And Other Memorable Quotes From The Golden Globes

January 13th, 2014 8:50pm EST
Sandra Bullock Golden Globes
Sunday night's Golden Globe awards ceremony was full of hilarious and memorable one-liners from the show's hosts, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, along with award presenters and recipients.

One of the funnier moments came when Alfonso Cuaron accepted the Best Director award for his film Gravity, during which he thanked Sandra Bullock for not quitting the film when he told her he was going to give her an STD.

"Sandra, you are the most amazing collaborator," Cuaron said, "I want to thank you for not quitting when you thought that I had told you, 'Sandra, I am going to give you herpes,' when I rea...
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The Best & Worst Dressed At The 2014 Golden Globe Awards

January 13th, 2014 8:56am EST
Amy Poehler
Tons of celebrities strutted their stuff at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards in Hollywood on Sunday night. And despite a little mishap involving a broken sewage pipe, the stars were able to show off their fancy dresses without a hitch.

Amy Poehler, who took home a trophy for "Best Actress in a TV Series (Comedy)" for "Parks and Recreation," and her Golden Globes co-host Tina Fey made a stunning pair on the red carpet.

Poehler dazzled in a floor-length black Stella McCartney dress while Fey looked darling in a strapless rose patterned Carolina Herrera gown. These funny girls definitely ...
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Disney Releases Two New Trailers For 'Muppets Most Wanted'

November 20th, 2013 11:05pm EST
Muppets Most Wanted
Disney released two brand new full-length trailers for next Spring's "Muppets Most Wanted" on Wednesday, revealing that the whole Muppet gang will be hitting the road for a world tour -- but ultimately finding themselves at the center of an international crime investigation.

It all starts when an international criminal named Constantine, who bears a very striking resemblance Kermit the Frog, sets up the Muppet leader and takes his place while Kermit is thrown into a German prison for Constantine's crimes.

Disney gave us all a quick tease of the upcoming sequel to 2011's The Muppets back i...
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28 Celebrities Who Use Stage Names

November 14th, 2013 1:03pm EST
28 Celebrities Who Use Stage Names
Many celebrities have changed their names before they hit it big, and for many reasons. Let's take a look at some of the biggest stars who didn't take their birth name to Hollywood.

Katy Hudson didn't want to be confused with Kate Hudson, so she took her mother's maiden name and became Katy Perry.

Oprah Winfrey's name is iconic, but it's not actually her real name. It's Orpha, after the biblical figure. However, so many people mispronounced her name while she was growing up that the mispronunciation stuck.

Barry Manilow was born Barry Alan Pincus. He took his mother's maiden name...
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Tina Fey Lands New Sitcom On NBC

November 1st, 2013 2:27pm EDT
Tina Fey
Tina Fey, whose hit show 30 Rock ran on NBC for three seasons, has landed a new TV series with the network.

The Office's Ellie Kemper is set to star on the new sitcom, about a woman who starts a new life in New York City after escaping from a doomsday cult.

Fey's longtime writing and producing collaborator Robert Carlock, who worked with her on all seven seasons of "30 Rock," which ended in January, is also on board with the project.

“We have been lucky enough to work at NBC for our entire careers (except when Robert worked at The Dana Carvey Show, now available on DVD) and we thank [NBC...
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Rumor Patrol: Kate Upton's New Boyfriend, Zac Efron's New Girlfriend, More

October 26th, 2013 2:03pm EDT
Kate Upton
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.

Kate Upton Dating Maksim Chmerkovskiy: After months of rumors that this gorgeous pair has been dating, do we finally have confirmation that the model is with the Dancing with the Stars professional?

Verdict: True. You'd expect with months of build-up there would be some grand revelation. That wasn't the case, however, as she was simply asked during a Good Day New York interview if they were a couple. U...
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Tina Fey And Amy Poehler To Host Golden Globes For Two More Years

October 15th, 2013 1:01pm EDT
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have been rewarded for boosting the Golden Globes' ratings with a chance to do it two more times.

The awards show saw a 28% increase in ratings with the duo at the helm after they replaced three-time host Ricky Gervais, giving it the most viewers in six years. The Saturday Night Live alumni were given rave reviews as well, with the Los Angeles Times calling them "Lovely, brilliant, and utterly fearless."

Hollywood Foreign Press Association President Theo Kingma said, "It's wonderful news. They have always been our first choice as hosts and we're delighted they are...
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Tina Fey Spoofs HBO's 'Girls' In Return To SNL, Lena Dunham Approves

September 30th, 2013 11:09pm EDT
Tina Fey Girls Saturday Night Live
Tina Fey returned to Saturday Night Live over the weekend to host the first show of the 39th season. One of the highlights of the show featured the former 30 Rock star in a digital short spoof of HBO's twentysomething dramedy Girls, in which Fey plays new character Blerta, a woman from Albania who becomes friends with Hannah (played by Lena Dunham in the series and newcomer Noel Wells on SNL) and her gal pals.

During the spoof Fey pokes fun at Dunham by taking a shot at her age, consoling Hannah and saying, "It's okay, you are only 15."

Hannah replies, "No I'm not, I'm 24."

"Twenty-four?...
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Tina Fey Found Out About Her Emmys Nip-Slip From Her Mom

September 27th, 2013 2:33pm EDT
Tina Fey
Tina Fey learned about her Primetime Emmy Awards wardrobe malfunction from her mother.

The 43 year-old actress accidentally flashed a nipple as she was accepting her writing accolade for the TV show at the Hollywood ceremony, but she was unaware about the blink-and-you'll-miss-it incident until she called her parents the next day.

The former 30 Rock star says, "I'm in a good mood and I call my parents... I figured they would be excited to talk to me. The minute I get on the phone with my mom, she just goes, 'I'm reading about your nip slip...' I guess my mom has a Google alert on me and...
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Tina Fey Makes Fun Of Emmys Nip Slip During SNL Promo

September 26th, 2013 3:00pm EDT
Tina Fey
Tina Fey doesn't seem too bothered by her split-second nip slip at the Emmy Awards on Sunday night. In fact, she's making fun of the incident.

Over the weekend she was accepting a writing award for her role on "30 Rock" when she inadvertently exposed her right breast to cameras. Fey was unaware of the nip slip until eagle eye bloggers pointed it out online.

The actress has since poked fun at the incident in a new promo for "Saturday Night Live's" upcoming season.

In the new commercial, she tells cast member Kenan Thompson, "That will never happen again," while flapping her arms up and do...
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2013 Emmys Best Dressed: A Corseted Kaley Cuoco, Silver Siren Julia Louis-Dreyfus, More

September 23rd, 2013 1:00pm EDT
Kaley Cuoco
The stars sizzled at Sunday night's 65th Annual Emmy Awards. While finding out who wins is exciting, the real fun begins when the celebs show up on the red carpet.

Who won best dressed? It's a tough call. Kaley Cuoco dazzled in a strapless Vera Wang chiffon gown with an exposed corset.

"The Big Bang Theory" star and her new boyfriend, tennis star Ryan Sweeting, made their red carpet debut on Friday at a pre-Emmys party.

"Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus also impressed in a silver strapless gown by Monique Lhuillier. It's hard to believe she's 52!

Other stand outs: People's "World's Best D...
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National Teacher Day: Our Favorite Onscreen Teachers

May 7th, 2013 8:00am EDT
School of Rock
 

May 7, 2013 marks National Teacher Day, and to honor those who have educated and inspired us, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite onscreen teachers.

Dewey Finn (Jack Black), “School of Rock” (2003)

Dewey Finn may have been a rowdy, unemployed wannabe rock star, but after scheming his way into the classroom he became a new kind of role model. Dewey taught his students the true meaning of rock ‘n’ roll and encouraged them to rock out in every aspect of their lives.

Memorable Quote: “I have been touched by your kids... and I'm pretty sure that I've touched them.”

Jaime Escalante (...
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No Forseeable Future In Film For Alice Fey, Says Mom

March 11th, 2013 6:30pm EDT
Tina Fey
Tina Fey has banned her daughter, Alice, from following in her star-studded footsteps over fears she is too young to work in the entertainment industry.

Tina gave Alice, seven, a cameo role in one of the final episodes of her hit TV series 30 Rock, but insists she has no intention of letting her child pursue a full-time career in Hollywood as a young starlet.

She tells People.com, "With my kids, so far it seems to be about me holding them back. They see this exciting life (and want to be part of it)." But Tina is committed to having them grow up normally, without the chaotic influences of...
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Tina Fey Used Fast Food As Motivation For 'Admission' Sex Scenes

March 7th, 2013 8:56am EST
Tina Fey
Tina Fey rewarded herself with a double fish filet from McDonald's after she finished shooting her steamy love scenes with Paul Rudd for new movie Admission.

The former 30 Rock star plays a college admissions officer who falls for Rudd's character in the upcoming comedy, but Fey was so nervous about stripping down for the role, she used fast food as an incentive to get her through the shoot.

She tells People magazine, "It was a terrifying nightmare. To clarify how much I like this stuff: I had a long-standing agreement with my hair and makeup people that when we shot the last romantic s...
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Tina Fey Says 'No Way' To Hosting The Oscars

February 27th, 2013 1:03pm EST
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler
Don't expect Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to make the jump from the Golden Globes to the Academy Awards next year.

A day after Seth MacFarlane said there was no chance he would return to host the Oscars next year, Tina Fey has revealed to Huffington Post that she has no plans to run the show, either.

Asked if she would host the Oscars, she said, "No, you can. But I just feel like that gig is so hard. Especially for, like, a woman -- the amount of months that would be spent trying on dresses alone ... no way."

After being asked if there was even a "one in a million chance" she would host, she...
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Tina Fey And Steve Carell To Reunite For 'Mail Order Groom'

January 29th, 2013 6:38pm EST
Steve Carell
Date Night stars Tina Fey and Steve Carell are reuniting for a second outing on the big screen.

The two actors teamed up to play a married couple in the 2010 comedy, and Fey has now revealed they will be getting hitched again for a new film called Mail Order Groom.

During a press conference after the Screen Actors Guild Awards, Fey told reporters she hopes to start shooting the movie once she finishes work on the next Muppets installment.

She says, "I'm going to London in March to film the next Muppets movie. That's immediately what's next. But I'm hopefully shooting a movie called Ma...
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2013 SAG Awards Fashion: Black, Navy Blue & Neutral Gowns Dominate

January 28th, 2013 9:19am EST
Jaimie Alexander
As we inch closer to the Academy Awards, tons of stars celebrated themselves at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on Sunday night.

Jaimie Alexander of "The Last Stand" (above) was one of the few celebs who showed some skin on the red carpet in a low-cut black Marc Bouwer gown. Most opted for more conservative ensembles in black, navy blue, and other neutrals.

A handful stood out in bright colorful gowns, including Jessica Chastain and Kaley Cuoco in bright red and Lea Michele in a bright pink dress.

Jennifer Garner, whose husband Ben Affleck is earning accolades for "Argo," looked ele...
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Tina Fey Eager To Get 'Mean Girls: The Musical' Underway In 2013

January 28th, 2013 8:52am EST
Tina Fey
Tina Fey is hoping to get the green light from movie executives to move forward with plans to turn her hit Lindsay Lohan movie Mean Girls into a stage musical this year.

The 30 Rock creator and star wrote the screenplay for the popular 2004 teen comedy, which was partly based on Rosalind Wiseman's non-fiction work Queen Bees and Wannabes, and now she is eager to see the film make its transition to the stage.

Fey has been working on a musical adaptation with her composer husband Jeff Richmond for several months and she wants to get the ball rolling on its production sooner rather than la...
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TV Ratings: Golden Globes Shine, CBS Shows See Series Highs

January 18th, 2013 9:45am EST
Golden Globe Awards
It was quite a ratings week. CBS dominated overall with an impressive average of nearly 13.3 million viewers. FOX handily won the week’s top program, the Packers/49ers game, with 30.9 million viewers. Still, that was the network’s lone bright spot. No wonder they’re heavily promoting ‘American Idol’’s “fued” between the judges.

CBS’ success for the week was largely driven by its top two scripted shows: ‘NCIS’ and ‘The Big Bang Theory,’ which hit another series high last week. It marked the first time in nearly six years that a network managed to net more than 20 million viewers from two sc...
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2013 Golden Globe Awards Fashion: Stars Dazzle In Black, White & Red

January 14th, 2013 9:21am EST
Golden Globes 2013 Fashion
Sunday night was one of the of the biggest events in Hollywood - the 2013 Golden Globes Awards. Red, white and black were some of the more popular choices on the red carpet, with stars such as Zooey Deschanel, Jennifer Garner, Claire Danes, Marion Cotillard and Jennifer Lawrence opting for crimson gowns.

Hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey wore black and white, and Eva Longoria looked very leggy in a black gown with a slit up the thigh. Salma Hayek also stunned in a strapless black dress that showed off her curvy figure. Rachel Weisz wore black with a sheer polka dot skirt and her best accessor...
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Celebrity Telethon Helps Raise $23 Million For Hurricane Sandy Victims

November 4th, 2012 10:54am EST
Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera, Bruce Springsteen and Sting were among those who performed at a concert on Friday to raise money for those suffering after Hurricane Sandy devastated the east coast.

Aguilera kicked off the telethon saying, "I was born in Staten Island. Four days ago Hurricane Sandy came through and devastated it, as it did most of the eastern seaboard. We've come together tonight to tell every single person who's suffering that we are here for you. We will do whatever we can to help. We will not leave anyone behind because every single one of you matters."

Billy Joel, Mary J. Bli...
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Tina Fey & Amy Poehler To Host 2013 Golden Globes

October 16th, 2012 8:17am EDT
Tina Fey Amy Poehler
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are set to bring girl power to the 2013 Golden Globe Awards after signing up as co-hosts.

The former Saturday Night Live stars, who also worked on movies Mean Girls and Baby Mama together, are teaming up to present the 70th annual prize giving in Los Angeles on January 13th.

In a statement, the executive producers of the awards show write, "It's exciting to have two of the most respected names in comedy. Amy and Tina's well known chemistry along with their spontaneity and glamor makes them a perfect fit for the Golden Globes."

NBC's president of alternative an...
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Vibrant Yellow Gowns Dominate 2012 Emmy Fashion - See Tons Of Photos!

September 24th, 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.

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