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Rashida Jones' surprise birthday serenade from New Edition

April 7th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
Rashida Jones
Actress Rashida Jones was treated to a surprise birthday serenade from the members of New Edition when she turned 38 in February (14).

The former Parks and Recreation actress, who is music mogul Quincy Jones' daughter, was left speechless at her birthday bash when one of her favourite groups came to surprise her.

During an interview on Watch What Happens Live on Sunday (06Apr14), she revealed, "My sister surprised me for my birthday this year and three fifths of New Edition serenaded me live and I felt like I was gonna die."

Bobby Brown, Ralph Tresvant and Ricky Bell teamed up for the sp...

18 Female Celebrities Who Graduated From College

April 6th, 2014 11:00am EDT
18 Female Celebrities Who Graduated From College
The ability to entertain is not the only asset most female celebrities possess. Quite a few of them furthered their education after high school and graduated with top honors from college. Of course, you do not need a college degree to become a successful actor or singer. However, quite often a celebrity, female or male, put their passion on hold to complete their education or continue working while attending college. The following list of the most educated female celebrities may surprise you.

The "American Idol" season four winner Carrie Underwood graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor'...

Rashida Jones has crush on Mark Ruffalo

April 5th, 2014 5:20pm EDT
Rashida Jones
Rashida Jones admits she has a crush on Mark Ruffalo.
The 38-year-old actress has a soft spot for the 46-year-old hunk because he doesn't mind showing off his sensitive side, but he still manages to pull off being sexy as well.
When asked who her latest celebrity crush is, she replied: "There are so many! I'm going to go with Mark Ruffalo; he's kind of my all-time.
"He's such a good actor, and he's very vulnerable but manages to still be sexy, which is hard for a man."
Meanwhile, the brunette beauty, who practices Judaism, admits she can't help being superstitious about certain things an...

Chris Pratt: Crotch Photobomb 'Is Something You Have To Plan With NBC'

March 24th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
Chris Pratt: Crotch Photobomb 'Is Something You Have To Plan Wit
Actor Chris Pratt has been warned by executives at NBC to not talk about an incident when he exposed his genitals while filming a TV show.

He was filming Parks and Recreation six years ago when he decided to prank co-star Rashida Jones by standing naked in her office.

In initial scenes he wore flesh-coloured underwear for the big reveal, but when he didn't get the reaction he wanted he decided to bare all.

He tells the New York Daily News, "I did one (take) without them, and Amy (Poehler) was like, 'Noo, nooo,' and that is the take they ended up using."

But it did not sit well with boss...

Sexy Celebrities In Glasses

March 21st, 2014 9:00pm EDT
Sexy Celebrities In Glasses
These stars like to make spectacles of themselves - in glasses! Although many of these celebs only wear their eyewear occasionally, we think they look great in their stylish frames.

Jennifer Aniston, above, has opted for dark rimmed glasses, and they definitely don't detract from her pretty face.

Let's give it up for the four-eyed stars!

Check out more sexy celebs in glasses...

Johnny Depp

Anne Hathaway

Jessica Alba

Rashida Jones

Robert Downey Jr.

Zoe Saldana

Matt Damon

Courteney Cox

Jenny McCarthy

Jennifer Garner

Julie Bowen


TV's Sexiest Female Stars 2014 Edition

March 15th, 2014 5:00pm EDT
TV's Sexiest Female Stars 2014 Edition
Yesterday we gave you our list of TV's most sexiest male stars and today, we've got a little something for the gentlemen. We know that we really don't have to put too many words here because you fellas aren't here for that. Behold, our list of television's most sexiest women of 2014!

As always, feel free to let us know if we have left any sexy ladies off of our list!

Emilia Clarke (above), "Game Of Thrones"

Kerry Washington, "Scandal"

Taylor Schilling, "Orange Is The New Black"

Stana Katic, "Castle"

Laura Prepon, "Orange Is The New Black"

Nina Dobrev, "The Vampire...

Katy Perry planning to spank Miley Cyrus

March 6th, 2014 9:20pm EST
Katy Perry
Katy Perry is planning to give Miley Cyrus "the biggest spanking" when she sees her.
The 'Dark Horse' hitmaker made the cheeky threat to 'Wrecking Ball' star Miley in response to a dig about her ex-boyfriend, John Mayer, earlier today.
The incident started when Katy said she pulled away from kissing Miley at a recent concert because she didn't know where her tongue had been, and she responded by writing on Twitter: "Girl if ur worried abt where tongues have been good thing ur ex boo [boyfriend] is ur EX BOO cause we ALL know where THAT [tongue] been (sic)"
Katy then responded: "@Mil...

Peggy Lipton and Quincy Jones to act with daughter Rashida

February 26th, 2014 3:10am EST
Quincy Jones
Rashida Jones has recruited her real-life mother and father, Peggy Lipton and Quincy Jones, to play her on-screen parents in her new TV sitcom.

The actress recently left her role on hit U.S. comedy Parks and Recreation, but she already has a new project lined up with a part in a police sitcom titled Tribeca.

The show will be a family affair as Jones' actress mum and music mogul father will reunite to make a guest appearance her character's parents.

Lipton and Jones were married for 16 years before their split in 1990, and have two daughters, Rashida and Kidada.

The new venture reunites ...

Nick Frost put his back out salsa dancing

February 6th, 2014 6:20pm EST
Nick Frost
Nick Frost "put his back out" while salsa dancing.
The 41-year-old actor injured himself "very badly" while filming a dance-off with Chris O'Dowd for their new romantic comedy, 'Cuban Fury.'
Speaking at the UK premiere of the film at the Vue Cinema in London's Leicester Square tonight (02.06.14), director James Griffiths told BANG Showbiz: "Nick injured himself very badly actually during the rooftop dance. We had to go back and film some elements. We had some wires when he catches Chris O'Dowd and I remember it, he sort of throws Chris down in the air and catches him and Nick, in true style...

Rashida Jones reunites with The Office's Steve Carell in new sitcom

January 22nd, 2014 3:20am EST
Steve Carell
Rashida Jones is reuniting with her former The Office co-star Steve Carell in a new sitcom.

Just days before she makes her final appearance on hit TV show Parks and Recreation, the actress has signed on to star in a new programme called Tribeca.

Co-written by Carell and his actress wife Nancy, the comedy centres on Jones' character Angie Tribeca, an outspoken veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department's Really Heinous Crimes Unit.

Jones and co-star Rob Lowe, who is also departing Parks and Recreation, will make their final appearances in an episode airing in the U.S. next Thursday (30J...

Rashida Jones and Zosia Mamet writing columns for Glamour

January 14th, 2014 3:10am EST
Rashida Jones
Actresses Rashida Jones and Zosia Mamet are set to serve up relationship and life advice in new columns for Glamour magazine.

Jones and Mamet, who have written for the publication in the past, have joined the women's magazine as monthly contributors.

The Parks and Recreation star's column, titled Love, Rashida, will be illustrated and include her thoughts about relationships in a graphic novel style. It debuts in March (14).

Mamet's column is entitled My Zo-Called Life and the first article, Yeah, I'm Insecure. So what?, is featured in the new February (14) issue of the magazine.

Rob Lowe willing to return to Parks and Recreation

October 30th, 2013 4:00am EDT
Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe has confessed he will most likely return to his role on Parks And Recreation, despite the fact he's leaving the show halfway through the current season.

The actor and co-star Rashida Jones announced they will both depart the sitcom this summer (13), but Lowe has revealed the door is always open for him to return.

He tells U.S. talk show host David Letterman, "We will probably come back. I'll always come back because I love doing that show so much."

When asked why he decided to leave the show, Lowe pretended to lay the blame with his co-star Amy Poehler, saying, "Amy Poehler has...

Rashida Jones Bashes Female Celebs For Showing Way Too Much Skin

October 21st, 2013 8:49pm EDT
Rashida Jones
Parks and Recreation star Rashida Jones has criticized female celebrities who show off too much skin, telling them to "stop acting like w**res" on her twitter page.

Without naming names, the actress summed up how she feels stars like Miley Cyrus and Rihanna, who constantly post images to their social media pages showing way too much skin.

"This week's celeb news takeaway: she who comes closest to showing the actual inside of her vagina is most popular," she writes.

Jones reiterated her comment shortly after, writing, "Let me clarify. I don't shame ANYone for anything they choose to do wi...

Rashida Jones slams female celebrities for showing too much skin

October 21st, 2013 3:10am EDT
Rashida Jones
Actress Rashida Jones has slammed female celebrities for showing off too much skin, urging them to "stop acting like whores".

The Parks and Recreation star, who is music mogul Quincy Jones' daughter, has taken a stand against the likes of Miley Cyrus, Rihanna and other artists who flash too much flesh.

While she doesn't name particular celebrities in an unprovoked Twitter rant, Jones calls on all her followers to reflect on what they see in music videos and at awards shows.

In a series of posts, she writes, "This week's celeb news takeaway: she who comes closest to showing the actual ins...

Rob Lowe & Rashida Jones departing Parks and Recreation

July 31st, 2013 8:41pm EDT
Rashida Jones
Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones are set to leave U.S. comedy Parks And Recreation.

The pair will depart the hit comedy in the middle of the upcoming sixth season, which is set to debut in America in September (13).

Jones has starred as nurse Ann Perkins on the show since it debuted in 2009, while Lowe has played city bureaucrat Chris Traeger since 2010.

UK Glamour Women Of The Year Awards Winners & Photos - See Tons Of Pics!

June 5th, 2013 4:00pm EDT
The Saturdays
Last night's star-studded Glamour Women of the Year awards in the United Kingdom featured top winners Victoria Beckham, Rebel Wilson and Rita Ora as well as a slew of other celebrities.

Beckham was named Woman of the Decade, and Daniel Radcliffe was voted Man of the Year.

"Parks and Recreation" star Rashida Jones was handed the Filmmaker Award, while Samantha Barks accepted the Breakthrough Award for her role in hit movie musical "Les Miserables."

Accepting the Film Actress Award from fellow Australian Kylie Minogue, "Bridesmaids" star Wilson joked, "Thank you so much Kylie, I just feel ...

Stars shine at Britain's Glamour Awards

June 4th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
Victoria Beckham
Victoria Beckham, Rebel Wilson and Rita Ora were celebrating on Tuesday night (04Jun13) after winning top prizes at the star-studded Glamour Women of the Year awards in the U.K.

The 10th annual ceremony at London's Berkeley Square Gardens feted a host of stars including Beckham, who was named Woman of the Decade, and Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe, who was voted Man of the Year.

Samantha Barks accepted the Breakthrough Award for her role in hit movie musical Les Miserables from her rumoured beau David Gandy, while actress Rashida Jones was handed the Filmmaker Award by funnyman Chris ...

Rashida Jones directs Sara Bareilles' new music video

May 14th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
Rashida Jones
Actress Rashida Jones has made her directorial debut after stepping behind the camera to shoot Sara Bareilles' new music video Brave.

The upbeat clip features the Love Song hitmaker and a number of extras dancing in a variety of public places, including a library, a mall and a gym, and Bareilles insists she had a blast working on the project with the talented I Love You, Man star, who is the daughter of music mogul Quincy Jones.

Joking about the experience during an interview with PerezHilton.com, she said, "She's been a f**king dream and... I basically want to be her best friend."

Rashida Jones: 'Ain't Nobody Fresher Than My Clique'

March 3rd, 2013 6:58pm EST
Rashida Jones
Happy Birthday, Rashida Jones!

The Parks and Recreation star, who turned 37 on February 25, celebrated her birthday last night with some famous friends, including costars Amy Poehler and Marietta Sirleaf (Retta).

Jones Tweeted a hilarious photo from last night's pajama party with the caption "Ain't nobody fresher than my m-f'in clique...my sisters, my mama and my chosen sister Amy P. #BirthdayHomies"

This morning, Retta Tweeted her co-star a happy birthday wish along with an attached video of her and a pal singing along to Rihanna's hit "Diamonds" from last night's bash.

It seems like...

Jennifer Lawrence, Nina Dobrev, Salma Hayek & More Hit The Pink Carpet At The Independent Spirit Awards (See Pics!)

February 24th, 2013 3:25pm EST
Jennifer Lawrence, Nina Dobrev and Salma Hayek
The stars were out Saturday night for the Film Independent Spirit Awards, held at the Santa Monica Beach in Santa Monica, California.

Hosted by comedian Andy Samberg this year, the awards ceremony isn't quite as formal as Sunday night's Oscars, taking place over lunch in a tent on the beach with no string of limousines dropping off A-list stars and port-a-potties being the place for nominees to "freshen up."

This year's awards were dominated by Silver Linings Playbook, which landed trophies for Best Screenplay, Best Film, Best Director (David O. Russell) and Best Actress (Jennifer Lawrenc...

Rashida Jones Is Drop-Dead Sexy In The October Issue Of Flaunt Magazine

September 20th, 2012 6:30pm EDT
Rashida Jones
Parks and Recreation star Rashida Jones sizzles in a new Terry Richardson photo shoot for the October 2012 issue of Flaunt magazine.

The daughter of legendary music producer Quincy Jones shares her thoughts on some of the superstars who she's crossed paths with while growing up, and on her dream dinner date with Albert Einstein. She also explains her many talents in the very funny video she filmed while doing her photo shoot (watch it below).

Despite the likes of stars like Michael Jackson being in her midst while growing up the daughter of arguably the biggest music producer of all time...

2012 MTV VMAs Fashion - Rihanna's New 'Do, Miley's Plunging Neckline & More (Pics)

September 7th, 2012 12:48pm EDT
Rihanna, Miley and Demi
Rihanna showed off a new pixie haircut on the red carpet at Thursday night's MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) and Miley Cyrus took the plunge in another cleavage-baring gown.

Nicki Minaj looked like an arachnid, with a very black widow-like black and red dress; Katy Perry dazzled in a see-through black gown with a blue and red floral print.

Rapper Wiz Khalifa and fiancee Amber Rose announced their pregnancy by showing off her big belly; Alicia Keys opted for the Angelina Jolie Oscars look, showing off one leg through the slit in her dress; and Hollywood made its presence with stars Emma Wats...

Rashida Jones Apologizes For Her 'Thoughtless' John Travolta Comments

August 14th, 2012 6:57pm EDT
Rashida Jones
Rashida Jones is apologizing for comments she made about John Travolta’s sexual orientation, saying they were “thoughtless”.

In an interview with SpinningPlatters.com Jones, along with Celeste And Jesse Forever co-writer Will McCormack, discussed the need for more openly gay actors.

Jones said: “A movie star. Like John Travolta? Come out! Come on. How many masseurs have to come forward? Let’s do this. Big stars need to come out. Ricky Martin was huge. That was big; I was really happy about that… People are so precious about their careers.”

But she has since issued an apology via her Twi...

Rashida Jones Wants John Travolta To Come Out Of The Closet

August 14th, 2012 8:07am EDT
Rashida Jones
Rashida Jones isn't waiting for John Travolta to come out of the closet -- she's calling on him to come out! Problem is, in case she hasn't heard, he either isn't gay or very much likes staying in... thank you very much.

Rashida Jones wants John Travolta to open up and say "I'm gay" -- now! The actress has put herself into another star's business by telling a reporter the actor ought to come out of the closet and serve as an example to others.

While perhaps well intentioned, that's just poor form, Rashida! Tsk, tsk.

The outing all began when the actress sat down for an interview to promo...

Profile of the Day: Rashida Jones

May 4th, 2012 1:01pm EDT
Rashida Jones
Tonight’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are? features actress Rashida Jones on her quest to learn more about her maternal ancestry. Did you know Rashida Jones is the daughter of Peggy Lipton and Quincy Jones? Will you be watching as Rashida journeys to Eastern Europe to uncover the devastating effect World War II had on her ancestors?

Rashida Jones is connected to over 60 million profiles in Geni’s World Family Tree. How are you related?

View Rashida Jones’s Geni Profile

Look Who's Related: Rob Lowe and Amy Poehler

April 27th, 2012 11:36am EDT
Rob Lowe
This Friday’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are? features Rob Lowe and his journey to discover his ancestors. Since his family tree on Geni is already connected to the World Family Tree, we thought it would be fun to see how he was related to some of his celebrity pals!

Rob currently stars in the critically acclaimed comedy Parks and Recreation as city manager Chris Traeger. Did you know he is also related to a couple of his co-stars? That’s right, Ms. Leslie Knope herself, Amy Poehler, is Rob Lowe’s 19th cousin!

He is also related to actress Rashida Jones, who plays Anne Perkins, h...

2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards Red Carpet (Video)

February 26th, 2012 7:20pm EST
Michelle Williams
The stars came out to Santa Monica today for the 27th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards hosted my Seth Rogan. Starpulse was there to cover the carpet arrivals which included many nominees, presenters and special award recipients.

Celebrities who graced the purple carpet included Zoe Saldana, Benjamin Bratt, Max Greenfield, Rashida Jones, Michelle Williams, Wilmer Valderrama, Jessica Chastain, Laura Dern, Matthew Lillard, Patricia Clarkson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, John C. Reilly, Giovanni Ribisi, James Cromwell, Simon Baker, Willem Dafoe, Zac Efron, William H. Macy, Eli...

Kate Beckinsale Dazzles In A Bright Purple Jumpsuit At Independent Spirit Awards (See Pics & Winners)

February 26th, 2012 6:27pm EST
Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale and a whole slew of this year's most popular actresses - including Elizabeth Olsen, Jessica Chastain, Kirsten Dunst and Zoe Saldana - to name a few, graced the purple carpet at the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards, held at the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, Calif.

For 25 years the event has been held as a luncheon on the beach in the coastal California town, and the ceremony celebrates the best in independent films.

At this year's awards The Artist continued its run toward Oscar glory by taking in four top honors at the event, including Best Feature, Director, Male ...

'Parks And Recreation' - 'Bowling For Votes' Recap

January 27th, 2012 3:46pm EST
Bowling for Votes
This week’s episode of Parks and Recreation brought to mind an interview I read recently with Chris Onstad, the writer-artist behind Achewood, a popular web comic about cats who make fun of The Cure. After nine years of churning out content for Achewood—comics, blog posts, books, t-shirts, mugs—Onstad’s output started to trickle until, suddenly, it stopped. To put it mildly, his fans freaked out. The reason why he stopped doesn’t really matter in this context, but in the interview, Onstad touches on how the small amount of negative feedback he received negated much of the wild praise that h...

Kirsten Dunst & Garrett Hedlund Are A Couple

January 25th, 2012 1:00pm EST
Garrett Hedlund & Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst has gone public with her new romance by kissing Garrett Hedlund at a star-studded party at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah.

The actress made no secret of her relationship as she and her "On the Road" co-star arrived together at a dinner bash on Monday for her upcoming movie "The Bachelorette."

The couple kissed and hugged and also danced with fellow guests, including actors Will Ferrell, Justin Long and Rashida Jones.

A source tells People.com, "Kirsten and Garrett have been spending time together since the holidays. They were friends on the set of On the Road, and now t...

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