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Celebrities That Turn 50 In 2014

January 2nd, 2014 11:00am EST
Sandra Bullock
Welcome to day two of 2014! Looking back in time 50 years ago, the year was 1964. Major events of that year included President Johnson being re-elected by a landslide over Barry Goldwater. The investigation of John F. Kennedy's assassination by the Warren Commission concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in the killing of the President. In the civil rights movement, three workers were murdered in Mississippi during the "Freedom Summer," and Anchorage, Alaska was hit by a massive earthquake.

In pop culture, Beatlemania had officially hit North America and on February 9 of that year, s...

12 Abusive Celebrity Relationships

August 20th, 2012 4:00pm EDT
Chris Brown & Rihanna
Even though her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown beat her up after the 2009 Grammy Awards, Rihanna has confessed she still cares for the hip hop star and that he's the love of her life.

Despite being famous, several celebrities have found themselves mixed up in abusive relationships. Check out our list of some of the worst...

Halle Berry has said an ex-boyfriend once hit her so hard she is still largely deaf in her left ear.

In 1998, Pamela Anderson's husband, Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, was arrested for spousal abuse, child abuse, and unlawful possession of a firearm. Anderson filed fo...

Mike Tyson Was 'Emotionally Comatose' After Seeing Robin Givens With Brad Pitt

April 5th, 2012 9:24am EDT
Mike Tyson
Boxing champ Mike Tyson has sensationally revealed he found out about ex-wife Robin Givens' romance with Brad Pitt during an early morning booty call to her home.

The mismatched former couple had a tempestuous marriage, dogged by reports of domestic abuse and brawls, but Tyson admits he was still fond of the actress after they split.

And one morning he plucked up the courage to go to Givens' new home in Hollywood in the hope of reconciling with his ex.

He recalls, "During our crazy marriage, I'm saying, 'You're a thief, you're a gold digger,' and (she's like), 'You're an abuser, you beat...

TV on DVD: 'Chuck: The Complete Fourth Season' [Blu-Ray]

October 13th, 2011 2:17pm EDT
In case you missed it, NBC's Chuck is moving to Fridays for its final season beginning October 28. To prepare you for the end of one of TV's cult hits, Warner Home Video recently released the complete fourth season on Blu-Ray and DVD. Here's an evaluation of the Blu-Ray edition.

The Show

I reviewed Chuck throughout the fourth season, and on second glance, my opinions haven't changed all that much. There are a lot of things that work, and some that just don't - which makes it pretty much like every other TV series out there. I have yet to see any show have a perfect season. What ...

'Chuck' 4.18 'Chuck Versus The A-Team' Review

March 15th, 2011 7:05am EDT
As an Adam Baldwin fan, I am always in favor of a Casey-centric episode of Chuck. This one doesn't disappoint. Although I do now have a certain theme song stuck in my head because of the title.

John Casey has a lot on his plate. He's got his daughter's boyfriend for a new roommate, while he's off working on super-secret stuff that arouses the suspicions of his colleagues, so much so that they begin to spy on him. (I am amused that they do so in a minivan, which may be the most uncool vehicle on the planet.) Predictably, their concern for his well-being gets them all in trouble, until...

'Nikita' 1.11 'All The Way' Advance Review

December 8th, 2010 4:51pm EST
At my graduations (all three of them), the most important thing I had to worry about was not standing on a folding chair and cracking my tailbone. Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) gets her graduation present in tomorrow's episode of Nikita: an assignment to kill.

She goes undercover at a young woman's wedding, tasked with taking out the bride's father, who happens to be the head of an Armenian crime syndicate. Though at first Alex is petrified at the idea, when Nikita attempts to step in and complete the job for her, she changes her mind and decides to go through with it herself. It's a cleve...

Mike Tyson: 'I Would Get Drunk After Every Fight'

December 4th, 2010 9:20am EST
Mike Tyson
Former boxer Mike Tyson was addicted to alcohol throughout his career in the ring and admits he binged on booze "after every fight."

Tyson became the youngest heavyweight champion in history when he won the World Boxing Council (WBC) title in 1986 at the age of just 20 and went on to become the most famous boxer on the planet by the late 1980s when he became undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.

But his career achievements were later overshadowed by his controversial personal life, including his allegedly abusive marriage to actress Robin Givens and his jail stint for rape in the...

Mike Tyson: 'Mel Gibson Needs Therapy'

October 28th, 2010 8:11am EDT
Mike Tyson
Former boxing champion Mike Tyson is urging Mel Gibson to seek professional help as he battles personal problems, insisting the actor needs "someone to talk to."

Gibson has been embroiled in a public spat with his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva this year over allegations he knocked out her teeth in a domestic dispute. Tapes of their bitter arguments, which later emerged online, intensified the fall out.

Tyson admits he can empathize with the actor/director because of his own checkered past, which saw him sensationally accused of beating his ex-wife Robin Givens, while he later sank into...

Mike Tyson: 'My Whole Life Is Just An F'n Waste'

July 14th, 2010 8:18am EDT
Mike Tyson
Former boxing champ Mike Tyson has dedicated the rest of his life to caring for others because he considers himself a "pig" who has "wasted" so many years of his life.

Tyson shot to fame in 1986 when he became the youngest boxer to ever win the World Boxing Council world heavyweight title at the age of 20.

The boxer, nicknamed Iron Mike, went on to become the undisputed heavyweight champion before troubles in his personal life, including his allegedly abusive marriage to actress Robin Givens, began to overshadow his sporting achievements.

Now retired, Tyson admits he let his early fame a...

Oprah Apologizes To Robin Givens For Flawed Mike Tyson Interview

November 14th, 2009 10:12am EST
Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey has publicly apologized to actress Robin Givens for not attacking her ex-husband Mike Tyson's domestic violence boasts when he was a guest on her show recently.

Givens, who is now a spokesperson for the National Domestic Violence Hotline, wrote a fiery letter to Winfrey after watching the Tyson special last month, reprimanding the talk show host for allowing the former boxer to rage on about his ex-wife and win laughs from the studio audience as he recalled brutal encounters with her.

Appearing on the Oprah show on Friday, Givens fought back angry tears as she revealed s...

Celebrities In Financial Trouble

October 15th, 2009 9:24am EDT
Celebs in financial trouble
They may be famous, but it doesn't mean they're rich. It also doesn't mean the taxman will let them slide. The economy certainly is hard for us regular folk these days, but it's also affecting Tinseltown's finest. Check out our slideshow of celebrities that are facing foreclosure, bankruptcy, and other problems for failing to pay up.

Toni Braxton owes more than $12,500 on her mansion in Century City, California and officials at Bank of America are now looking to foreclose on the property.

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Male Celebrities Who Attract More Women Than 'The Oprah Winfrey Show'

August 24th, 2009 10:30am EDT
Robert Pattinson
Women are enthralled by them. Men envy them. Young boys want to grow up and be like them. Who are we talking about? We're talking about male celebrities who have a large female fan base and phonebooks filled with the numbers of models and actresses. These male celebrities attract a lot of women because of their looks and celebrity status. If there was a Chick Magnet Hall of Fame, these guys would be the first ones inducted. Here's a list of male celebrities who attract more women than a yoga class:

Derek Jeter

The New York Yankees shortstop is a clutch player on and off the field. He'...

IRS Sues Robin Givens

May 26th, 2009 8:38am EDT
Robin Givens
Actress Robin Givens has been hit with a lawsuit from tax officials after running up debts and fees of $292,000.

Mike Tyson's ex-wife is accused of failing to keep up with her taxes since 1996 and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents have taken their case to a court in Tampa, Florida, to try and recoup the cash.

IRS officials have filed a request for a formal judgment against Givens, which would permit the government to collect the money through her earnings or levying her assets.

According to the court papers, Givens owes $222,000 in federal taxes and another $70,000 in int...

Robin Givens Says Diddy & Usher Should 'Get Appalled' About Domestic Abuse

March 20th, 2009 10:23am EDT
Robin Givens
Actress Robin Givens has urged hip-hop heroes Diddy and Usher to speak out about domestic abuse because so many young African-American boys look up to them and follow their lead.

Givens, who was allegedly physically abused by her ex-husband Mike Tyson, was left sickened by news of R&B star Chris Brown's alleged assault on his girlfriend Rihanna last month - and now she is calling on music's black heavyweights to demand an end to domestic violence, which claims the lives of over 1,000 women in America every year.

Speaking on Thursday's Oprah show, Givens, the spokeswoman for ...

Spotlight On The Worst Celebrity Couples Ever

February 12th, 2009 10:22am EST
Worst Celebrity Couples
Valentine's Day is almost here, and many couples are showing their love by buying flowers, going to dinner, or kissing and hugging each other. Other couples are showing their love by fighting, calling the cops, or filing divorce papers. This is what some of the worst celebrity couples have done in the past. These celebrity couples were either odd or dysfunctional. And some of them were a match made in iell.

In honor of Valentine's Day, let's take a look at some of the worst celebrity couples ever.

10. Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt

Famous for their appearances on MTV's reali...

Heirs To The Hefner Crown: Hollywood Stars Who Have Lived The Playboy Dream

October 10th, 2008 10:54am EDT
Hugh Hefner
A dark cloud loomed over the Playboy Mansion. Hugh Hefner was dumped by not one but three babes simultaneously. Before you drown your all-my-heroes-are-geezers sorrows in Chivas and Cuban cigars, remember: You should never doubt Hef. He’s already frolicking with three new blondes (two of them twins) in the grotto. But it does make us wonder. Is it time for Hef to pass on his proverbial baton to some other stud? (Check out a video HERE!)

People who only know him as the 82-year-old guy on The Girls Next Door must find it hard to believe that he set the standard for all of the commitment...

Celebrity Birthdays, November 27

November 27th, 2007 3:00am EST
Michael Vartan
Family Matters' Urkel Jaleel White (1976), Melrose Place actress Brooke Langton (1970), Alias actor Michael Vartan (1968), actress and former pugilist's wife Robin Givens (1964), actor Fisher Stevens (1963), Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim manager Mike Scioscia (1958), Bill Nye the Science Guy (1955), rock legend Jimi Hendrix (1942), country pop star Eddie Rabbitt (1941), and prolific actor and kung-fu master Bruce Lee (1940).

Ex-Girlfriend Is Amused By Brad Pitt's Superstardom

August 9th, 2007 10:30am EDT
Brad Pitt
Actress Robin Givens finds her ex-boyfriend Brad Pitt's superstardom "hysterical" and fails to understand what makes him so interesting. The African-American beauty dated Pitt in 1989, before she embarked on a relationship with boxer Mike Tyson.

And Givens finds it amusing that Pitt, who has a child with Angelina Jolie, has since become one of the biggest stars in the world.

She says, "I mean, Brad Pitt was hot, but I don't know if I find him to be so fascinating, to be perfectly honest. I see him differently than everyone else. Whenever I see him in the magazines with Angelina ...

Robin Givens Defends Britney Spears

June 15th, 2007 10:21am EDT
 Britney Spears
Actress Robin Givens found herself sticking up for troubled singer Britney Spears recently, because she can remember her own trials as a young celebrity. Givens was just 23 when she married boxer Mike Tyson in 1988 - when the couple split up a year later amid accusations he physically abused her, Givens was portrayed as a gold-digger in the press.

Nearly 20 years later Givens understands the pressures that result in stars like Spears checking into rehab. She says, "I was a baby then. And there was so much criticism of me. I was in a gift shop and people were talking about Britney Spea...

Celebrity Birthdays, November 27

November 27th, 2006 3:00am EST
Jimi Hendrix
Family Matters' Urkel Jaleel White (1976), Melrose Place actress Brooke Langton (1970), Alias actor Michael Vartan (1968), actress and former pugilist's wife Robin Givens (1964), actor Fisher Stevens (1963), Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim manager Mike Scioscia (1958), Bill Nye the Science Guy (1955), rock legend Jimi Hendrix (1942), country pop star Eddie Rabbitt (1941), and prolific actor and kung-fu master Bruce Lee (1940).

Rita Wilson To Make Broadway Debut in 'Chicago'

April 26th, 2006 8:55am EDT
Rita Wilson
Tom Hanks' wife Rita Wilson is set to razzle dazzle Broadway, New York, this summer after signing on to replace Robin Givens in hit musical "Chicago." Wilson will take on the role of naive wannabe Roxie Hart in the show - a part Renee Zellweger played in the Oscar-winning 2002 movie.

Wilson will make her Broadway debut in the musical in June. She joins a long list of stars who have played Hart on Broadway, including Brooke Shields and Liza Minnelli, who once stood in for the original Roxie, Gwen Verdon.

Meanwhile, "Chicago" is in its ninth year as Broadway's longest running revi...

Celebrity Birthdays, November 27

November 27th, 2005 3:00am EST
Jimi Hendrix
Family Matters' "Steve Urkel" actor Jaleel White (1976), Melrose Place actress Brooke Langton (1970), Alias actor Michael Vartan (1968), actress and former pugilist's wife Robin Givens (1964), actor Fisher Stevens (1963), Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim manager Mike Scioscia (1958), Bill Nye the Science Guy (1955), rock legend Jimi Hendrix (1942), country pop star Eddie Rabbitt (1941), and prolific actor and kung-fu master Bruce Lee (1940).

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