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Tea Leoni Finds Love On Set

December 4th, 2014 9:43am EST
Tea Leoni Is Dating Her 'Madam Secretary' Co-Star Tim Daly
Although most workplace romances are frowned upon, that hasn't stopped Tea Leoni and Tim Daly from hooking up.

The pair, who play a married couple in CBS drama "Madam Secretary," have reportedly taken their on-screen relationship off screen. A source tells Us Weekly that the romance is "relatively new."

The insider added: "Their chemistry on set is electrifying. They have an amazing time filming."

In the show, Leoni plays Elizabeth McCord, a determined, newly appointed Secretary of State who drives international diplomacy and battles office politics as she negotiates global and domestic ...
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Tea Leoni Opens Up About Divorce From David Duchovny

September 19th, 2014 12:19pm EDT
Tea Leoni
Tea Leoni has no hard feelings for ex-husband David Duchovny, who she split from for good in June 2011.

The actress, whose new show "Madam Secretary" debuts on CBS Sunday night, says she's got nothing but love for Duchovny thanks to the two kids they share together, son Kyd Miller, 12, and daughter Madelaine West, 15.

"Listen, David gave me the two greatest gifts on the planet; I don't know how I could ever hate him. We've always loved each other, and we adore these kids," she explains in Parade magazine's September 21 issue.

"I'm not playing stupid — I understand feelings can get hurt a...
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Tea Leoni & David Duchovny Finalize Their Divorce

August 10th, 2014 3:16pm EDT
Tea Leoni & David Duchovny
Tea Leoni and David Duchovny have signed the papers to finalize their divorce. The couple first separated in 2008 while the actor sought help for sex addiction. They had an on/off relationship for the past several years and reportedly tried to save their marriage.

Then in June Duchovny filed for divorce, citing an irretrievable breakdown of the relationship. The split was made official after a settlement was reached, according to TMZ.com.

Leoni reportedly was granted primary physical custody of their two children, aged 15 and 12, but the stars share joint legal custody. Duchovny is believ...
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From Apple To Zowie: The Craziest Celebrity Baby Names

October 21st, 2012 3:14pm EDT
Ashlee Simpson
Uma Thurman and her French financier boyfriend Arpad Busson revealed the name of their newborn baby girl this week, and the tot's title is a mouthful.

Not content with the typical first/middle/last -- or in this case hyphenated last -- name, the little girl surely has a challenging future ahead of her when it comes to filling out any types of forms.

The couple named their three-month-old Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson. Where they got her nickname, "Luna," from is a mystery; but their rep says each name has a special reason and meaning.

But Uma and Arpad -- who ...
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David Duchovny Involved In Legal Dispute With Psychologist Over Sex Addiction Book

March 9th, 2012 8:15am EST
David Duchovny
David Duchovny's lawyer has ordered a psychologist to stop using the actor's name in association with a new book on sex addiction.

The X-Files star has talked candidly about his sex addiction issues in the past after he split from his wife Tea Leoni in 2008 and enrolled in a rehab program to treat his personal problems.

Clinical psychologist David J. Ley has written a new book on the subject, titled The Myth of Sex Addiction, and he used Duchovny as an example in an article published in the New York Post over the weekend.

The actor's attorney, Stanton L. Stein, subsequently sent a let...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Tower Heist'

February 22nd, 2012 12:10pm EST
Tower Heist photo
Is legendary funnyman Eddie Murphy still, well, funny? We’re gonna answer that one with a review of his latest outing that teams the comedian with a wry Ben Stiller in "Tower Heist," out Feb. 21 from Universal Home Video. Check out the stolen goods below!

Title: "Tower Heist"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Matthew Broderick

Director: Brett Ratner

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 105 minutes

Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment

Website: www.UniversalHiDef.com

The Flick: While not one of Eddie Murphy’s most amazing outings, "Tower Heist" is by far his bes...
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Two Jews' Review 'Tower Heist' And Find This Caper Comedy Not Very Funny (Video)

November 5th, 2011 10:00am EDT
Tower Heist
Two Jews on Film - By Joan Alperin Schwartz: All I can say is thank the Movie Gods for Eddie Murphy because he single handedly put the funny in this new so-called, comedy entitled, 'Tower Heist,' directed by Brett Ratner.

So here's the story in a nut shell.

There's this super sleazy, super rich, Wall Street dude named, Arthur Shaw (Alan Alda) - No, this film isn't a fantasy. Sleazy Wall Street dudes really do exist.

Arthur occupies the Penthouse apartment of New York City's tallest high rise called 'The Tower.' Arthur is charming, friendly to the staff, loves to play chess with the...
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Tea Leoni Partied Hard With FBI Adviser On 'Tower Heist' Set

October 25th, 2011 8:42am EDT
Tea Leoni
Tea Leoni researched her role as a top cop for "Tower Heist" by getting drunk with an FBI agent.

The star admits she was initially intimidated by her technical adviser on the set - but the two women became fast friends following a night out in New York.

Leoni says, "My best imitation of her is like Botox face, where nothing moved. I thought, 'Is she gonna kill me?'

"We went to this little upper east Italian eatery and we had a couple of drinks and I was saying, 'Listen, take your badge off,' so she does. Then it gets hot and the next thing you know we are two drunk ladies in an Upper Eas...
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David Duchovny And Tea Leoni Split Again

June 28th, 2011 10:47pm EDT
David Duchovny and Tea Leoni
Hollywood couple David Duchovny and Tea Leoni have split just two years after reconciling following the actor's sex addiction admission.

The Californication star and Leoni separated in 2008 after 11 years of marriage as Duchovny underwent treatment for his sex issues.

They reunited a year later.

Duchovny insisted the rough patch was the "best thing" that could have happened for his marriage.

But the pair has decided to separate again, according to TMZ.com. A source tells the website the couple has not decided whether or not to file for divorce.

It is not known what caused the latest sp...
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Russell Brand, Bradley Cooper, Beyonce Invited To Join The Academy

June 18th, 2011 3:00pm EDT
Russell Brand
Outrageous comedian Russell Brand, Bradley Cooper, Beyonce have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

The trio of non-Oscar winners joins a class of 175 actors, moviemakers, executives and artists who will be added to the membership list in time to vote for the Academy Awards in 2012. A further three notables will become associate members - and will not be among those voting.

The invitees also include photojournalist/filmmaker Tim Hetherington, who was killed in action in Libya in April. Hetherington was nominated for a Best Documentary prize at the 2010 ...
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Seventh Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball

December 2nd, 2010 12:22am EST
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Recently celebrity supporters of the Snowflake.

HGTV's Vern Yip who is UNICEF's newest ambassador, was also in charge of decorating the space for the gala, in which Yip mentioned that he choses to place 22,000 small lights in the ceiling to represent each child under the age of five who dies from a preventable disease each year.

Actress Tea Leoni, who is set to star in the 2011 film "Tower Heist", was appointed ambassador in past years, mentioned that both her and her father serve on the board, and that her biggest joy is being apart of the solution to help end the problems. One of the b...
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Hollywood's Take On Black Presidents and Female VPs

September 5th, 2008 9:00am EDT
Barack Obama
With the historic 2008 presidential election merely months away, American citizens must weigh every aspect of our candidates to make an informed decision. On the Democratic ticket Senator Barack Obama stands as the first black man to represent any party for the office of President. The Republicans have Governor Sarah Palin, their party's first female vice presidential nominee.

Regardless of which political party you choose to represent, there are several possible outcomes in what could happen with a woman as vice president or a black commander-in-chief. It's difficult to tell just whe...
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Opening June 22: You Kill Me

June 19th, 2007 9:23am EDT
you kill me
An alcoholic hit-man from Buffalo sent to the West Coast in order to dry out finds his quest to stay off the bottle complicated when he accepts a job at a small mortuary and comes face to face with the relative of a recent target. Ben Kingsley, Luke Wilson, and Tea Leoni star in a dark crime comedy penned by writing partners Christopher Markus and ... Continue Summary

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Celebrity Birthdays, February 25

February 25th, 2007 3:00am EST
Sean Astin
Happy Birthday to "Malcolm in the Middle" actor Justin Berfield (1986), "Lord of the Rings" actor Sean Astin (1971), "Fun with Dick & Jane" star Tea Leoni (1966), WWE star Ric Flair (1949), Beatles guitarist George Harrison (1943; d. 2001), "Little House on the Prairie" mom Karen Grassle (1942), actress Diane Baker (1938), "Gilligan's Island" millionaire Jim Backus (1913; d. 1989), Marx Brother Zeppo Marx (1901; d. 1979), and French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841; d. 1919).
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Mom Survey Says Britney Spears Is 'Most Over Exposed,' Jada Pinkett-Smith Is 'Most Fashionable'

February 8th, 2007 10:56am EST
Jada Pinkett Smith
It’s awards season in Hollywood, and while film critics everywhere debate the merits of leadings actors, another set of critics has made some judgments of their own. With working moms taking center stage in the world of hot young celebrities, Working Mother magazine decided it was time to ask the experts—the working mothers of America—to weigh in with their votes on Tinseltown’s hottest actress mothers.

“We here at Working Mother are delighted to celebrate all of Hollywood’s working mothers,” said Editor-in-Chief Suzanne Riss. “These women are such an inspiration to all of us, and t...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 25

February 25th, 2006 3:00am EST
Sean Astin
Happy Birthday to "Malcolm in the Middle" actor Justin Berfield (1986), "Lord of the Rings" actor Sean Astin (1971), "Fun with Dick & Jane" star Tea Leoni (1966), WWE star Ric Flair (1949), Beatles guitarist George Harrison (1943; d. 2001), "Little House on the Prairie" mom Karen Grassle (1942), actress Diane Baker (1938), "Gilligan's Island" millionaire Jim Backus (1913; d. 1989), Marx Brother Zeppo Marx (1901; d. 1979), and French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841; d. 1919).
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New In Theaters Today, Dec. 21

December 21st, 2005 7:00am EST
Fun With Dick and Jane
Fun With Dick and Jane is a remake of the 1977 comedy in which a struggling couple (Jim Carrey, Tea Leoni) turns to robbery in order to pay the bills.

In Cheaper by the Dozen 2, Tom Baker (Steve Martin) and wife Kate (Bonnie Hunt) want to bring their family together for a memorable summer vacation at the rustic Lake Winnetka. But their retreat soon becomes cutthroat when they enter a competition with the over-achieving members of a large family headed by Tom's long-time rival, Jimmy Muraugh (Eugene Levy).
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Dane Cook, Jack Black & Alec Baldwin To Host SNL This Month

November 30th, 2005 1:09pm EST
Alec Bladwin
NBC's "Saturday Night Live" brings out new faces and perennial favorites in December. The late night show's hosts this month include comedian Dane Cook, actor Alec Bladwin and funnyman Jack Black. They will be joined by musical guests James Blunt, Shakira and Neil Young.

December 3 finds red-hot standup comedian Dane Cook hosting the show. Cook comes to the show on the heels of the historic success of his comedy album "Retaliation" which debuted at Number 4 on the Billboard 200, making him the highest-charting comedian in 25 years. Cook has built a large and loyal following through rel...
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Late Night With Conan O'Brien Guests & Musical Acts For December

November 29th, 2005 3:33pm EST
Conan O
NBC has released the list of guests and musical performers on Late Night With Conan O'Brien for the month of Decemeber. Some notable guests include Heidi Klum, Jim Carrey, Lara Flynn Boyle, Adrien Brody, Coldplay and The White Stripes. The full list is below...

These listings are subject to change. More performers/guests are still TBA. Check local listings for exact showtimes.

Thursday, Dec. 1:

Alan Alda, Billy Joel

Friday, Dec. 2:

Gisele Bundchen, Dane Cook, The White Stripes

Monday, Dec. 5:

Tim Robbins, Isla Fisher, Common

Tuesday, Dec. 6:

Adrien Brody, ...
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Charlize Theron & Nicole Kidman's Lingerie Fetches Big Bucks

October 28th, 2005 11:06am EDT
Charlize Theron
Mix Charlize Theron with some satin and heavy beading and the result is an $18,000 corset. Designed for the Frederick's of Hollywood Third Annual Lingerie Auction, the Oscar-winning actress' corset sold for a record amount at the event's live auction.

Ms. Theron was in good company; her corset was auctioned live along with fellow Oscar-winner Nicole Kidman, whose white satin, floral and sequin design fetched $10,000. Designs by Jessica Alba (who hand-painted her creation), Tea Leoni, Sandra Bernhard and event chair, Julianne Moore were all auctioned at the Frederick's event to benef...
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