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Sunday TV Guide: Daytona 500, 'Disneyland 60' and UFC Fight Night

2/21/2016 9:10am EST
Sunday TV Guide: Daytona 500, 'Disneyland 60' and UFC Fight Nigh
Sunday's TV highlights are an eclectic bunch of big events. Idina Menzel (pictured), Josh Gad, Derek Hough and Pentatonix are among those participating in the ABC special Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60. The two-hour special is a tribute to the beloved theme park, with plenty of celebrity performances and looks at the "Paint the Night" and "World of Color" shows from its neighboring venue Disney California Adventure.

Disneyland 60 airs from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on ABC. Here's a sneak peek of recently named The Voice advisor Tori Kelly becoming the latest artist to join Kermit the Fro...

Rumor Patrol: Jessa Duggar's Pregnancy Lies & More

5/3/2015 8:10am EDT
Rumor Patrol: Jessa Duggar's Pregnancy Lies, Idina Menzel P**sed
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.

Idina Menzel Is P**sed Off At Elsa Comparisons Since 'Frozen' Star Died Hair Blonde: Idina Menzel, who voiced the iconic film character Elsa in "Frozen," dyed her hair blonde back in March of 2014, but is becoming increasingly irritated by critics who are comparing her to her Disney doppelganger.

Verdict: True! "They say I did it because I was inspired by my Elsa character, which I found very insulti...

Check Out Idina Menzel's New 'Do

3/20/2015 7:02pm EDT
'Frozen's' Idina Menzel Shows Off Her Elsa-like New Hair
Idina Menzel is known worldwide as the voice of ice queen Elsa from Disney's Frozen and for her performance of songs like "Let It Go" from the film's soundtrack.

Now, it appears that the talented singer may have turned to her Disney character for a little inspiration with her hair.

The 43-year-old singer tweeted a photo out to her followers yesterday showing off her brand new blonde locks.

"Look what me and my girl @jenytamera did today," she tweeted. "Needed a change. Loving it!"

@Jenytamera's Twitter profile shows she is a L'Oreal Professional Master Session Stylist for hair and wig...

What Were The Top 6 Best Moments Of Oscars 2015?

2/23/2015 10:51am EST
Oscars 2015: The 6 Best Moments Of The 2015 Academy Awards
Oscars 2015 will likely go down in history for several reasons. Not only was it one of the few times where the entire nominated group of actors and actresses were overwhelmingly white, it was also one of the most awkward of ceremonies. Several moments left viewers scratching their heads in disbelief, while others were laugh-out-loud funny. Still, it was difficult to narrow down to several of the best moments of the disjointed telecast. Here are the top six moments, honored for their weirdness, awkwardness and most of all, moments that will keep fans talking way into 2016!

Outfit of the...

Why Was John Travolta Caressing Idina Menzel's Face At The Oscars So Awkward?

2/23/2015 8:29am EST
Why Was John Travolta Caressing Idina Menzel's Face At The Oscar
You know, you almost feel bad for John Travolta. Guy hilariously butchers one name at last year's Oscars, and it's all anyone can talk about for an entire year.

But the world will be moving on from "Adele Dazeem" jokes now. And to replace them, we'll be doing "John Travolta, Why Are You Petting My Face?" jokes until the 2016 Oscars.

At this year's Oscar ceremony, the former "Pulp Fiction" star finally got to put Adele Dazeem behind him. When presenting the award for Best Original Song, Idina Menzel came out first, only to announce her co-presenter: Glom Gazingo. Aka, John Travolta.

And w...

Idina Menzel To Sing 'Star Spangled Banner' At Super Bowl

1/16/2015 12:45pm EST
Idina Menzel, John Legend To Kick Off Super Bowl
Idina Menzel and John Legend will kick off the Super Bowl on Feb. 1. Legend will sing "America the Beautiful" prior to the big game at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona. It's been a memorable week for the crooner -- on Wednesday morning he received an Academy Award nomination for his "Selma" song "Glory."

Menzel will sing the national anthem, "The Star Spangled Banner" prior to the start of the Super Bowl. The "Let It Go" singer confirmed the news on Twitter and praised Whitney Houston for inspiring her nearly 25 years ago.

"It was 1991 and I remember it well: Whitney sings the...

Taye Diggs & Idina Menzel Secretly Divorce

1/3/2015 11:42am EST
Taye Diggs & Idina Menzel Finalize Divorce
The past few weeks have been full of secret marriages, and now it appears a secret divorce has also occured in Hollywood.

Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel are officially divorced. The pair announced their separation in December 2013 after over 10 years of marriage. No divorce papers were filed until November 2014 when Diggs took action filed a petition in New York, according to

The former couple apparently didn't want a drawn-out divorce and took care of everything in a month. After determining child custody and dividing up assets, it was finalized on Dec. 3.

The pair have a son, Wal...

Why Did Idina Menzel Miss That 'Let It Go' High Note?

1/2/2015 10:55am EST
Why Did Idina Menzel Miss That 'Let It Go' High Note?
New Year's Eves aren't that different, year to year. Celebrities perform for your enjoyment. Masses crowd Times Square, intent on being seen on TV, even if it means freezing to death. Large crystal balls descend from the sky.

But not every year comes with a flub as memorable as Idina Menzel's high note at the end of "Let it Go."

"Let the storm rage AAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHNNNN," she belted, veering wildly from the actual high note at the end of the "Frozen" showstopper.

It kinda sounded like she stepped on a thumbtack.

Menzel has been lambasted up and down on Twitter, but why exactly did she...

25 Biggest Entertainment Stories Of The Year

12/30/2014 7:06am EST
25 Biggest Entertainment Stories Of 2014
2014 was a big year in entertainment -- there were sex scandals, star-studded weddings, arrests, nude photo leaks and cyber attacks, as well as a fist fight in an elevator.

Which stars and entertainment stories made the biggest headlines in 2014?

In January, Justin Bieber was arrested in Miami Beach, Fla., on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), driving with an over six month expired license and resisting arrest without violence. That same month, Bieber was busted for throwing eggs at his neighbor's home in Calabasas, Calif., causing thousands of dollars of damage.


The 10 Most Overplayed Songs Of 2014

12/25/2014 4:37pm EST
Too Much: 10 Songs That Were Insanely Overplayed In 2014
Taylor Swift's smash hit "Shake It Off" has only been playing on the radio for about a third of 2014 because of its August release, and it still saw enough airtime for us to say, "enough already!"

Sure, the song has a catchy beat and proves that Swift's crossover from country to pop music is nothing short of a success, but three-to-four times a day for months straight is enough to drive us mad!

Actuality, "Shake It Off" is one of two songs on this list that we really love, but it's time to slow down with the number of plays, radio stations across America!

The single, which topped the Bil...

Is 'Frozen 2' In The Works?

12/2/2014 2:40pm EST
Is There A 'Frozen 2' In The Works?
"Frozen 2" is definitely happening, so parents get ready for a new song to listen to on constant repeat according to the voice of the beloved character of Elsa, Idina Menzel.

After months of speculation about a sequel to the Disney hit, Menzel confirmed to U.K.'s The Telegraph in an interview that both a sequel and a stage musical are "in the works."

While the singer stated she will reprise the voice of Elsa on screen, she will unlikely be involved in the theatre production.

“Not the stage show, I don’t know what will happen with that. But the movie hopefully. We’ll see. I’m just goin...

Florida Georgia Line Leads Albums To Check Out: This Week In Music

10/14/2014 9:48am EDT
2014 Billboard Music Awards - Arrivals MGM Grand Garden Arena, M
October continues to be the ideal month for musicians to drop their albums – well at least from their perspective. This week’s crop of releases, dropping Tuesday, October 14, don’t quite have the ‘oomph’ of the last couple of weeks, but there’s still at least a potential surefire hit. Normally, U2 would be a sure bet, but you have to question how much an album issued for free will sell. Florida Georgia Line seems to be the favorites this week.

1) Florida Georgia Line, Anything Goes (Republic Nashville)

With bro-country a popular trend, Florida Georgia Line’s sophomore album Anything...

Pearl Jam 'Lets It Go' In Milan

6/23/2014 4:00pm EDT
Pearl Jam Frozen
Pearl Jam is one of those bands that has international renown across the world. They have global fame and fans world round - which is, interestingly enough, a common trait they share with another entertainment superpower; Walt Disney Studios. It just so happened that last Friday night (6/20/14) those two worlds collided.

During their tour in Milan, Italy, frontman Eddie Vedder transitioned from the song 'Daughter' into a short rock-rendition of 'Let It Go' originally sung by Idina Menzel in Disney's smash hit, Frozen. Needless to say, it was a completely different experience at a Pearl Jam...

Top 10 Jimmy Fallon Tonight Show Moments So Far

5/25/2014 9:00am EDT
Top 10 Jimmy Fallon Tonight Show Moments So Far
Jimmy Fallon has taken late night television by storm since taking over the reins of The Tonight Show from Jay Leno this past February. One of the reasons Fallon has been so successful is that he is a master at creating moments on his show that go viral on the Internet for weeks and months to come. Fallon's so good at it, that's he's managed to get some well known Hollywood celebs to engage in behavior they otherwise would never even consider, all for our enjoyment and entertainment.

Here are 10 of our favorite moments so far from The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

Kevin Bacon Reprises...

Disney's 'Frozen' Soundtrack Tops The Billboard 200 Chart For 11th Time Thanks To Biggest Sales Week Ever

4/24/2014 2:32pm EDT
Frozen Soundtrack
The soundtrack to Disney's smash-hit animated film Frozen has topped the charts yet again, this time with its biggest domestic sales week since its release back in October.

The album, which features all the hit songs from the film, including Idina Menzel's Oscar-winning "Let It Go," topped the Billboard 200 chart for the 11th week, selling over 259,000 copies thanks to help from the Easter weekend.

The soundtrack topped the chart in the previous week, with just over half the sales (133,000) it did this past week leading up to the Easter holiday.

The album has now sold over 2.3 million co...

'Frozen' Is Top Animated Film Of All-Time, 10th Highest-Grossing Film Ever

3/31/2014 3:34pm EDT
This year's Best Animated Feature Oscar-winner Frozen has topped another hit Disney Film -- "Toy Story 3" -- on the all time list of the highest-grossing animated films of all time.

The instant classic, based on Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale "The Snow Queen," has grossed $1.07 billion worldwide and counting, moving into 10th place on the all-time list behind "The Dark Knight Rises."

The film features characters voiced by Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell and recently opened in Japan, where it's expected to pull in enough to climb past the third film in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilog...

8 Things You Need To Know About The Beautiful And Talented 'Frozen' Star Idina Menzel

3/24/2014 9:00pm EDT
8 Things You Need To Know About The Beautiful And Talented 'Froz
The 2014 Oscars ceremony was a banner moment for the Walt Disney Company. The House of Mouse received official confirmation that its storied animation studio has finally rekindled its glory days. "Frozen" won best animated feature and the movie's main theme song, "Let It Go" won best song.

The success of "Let It Go" can be attributed largely to "Frozen" star Idina Menzel, who voices Elsa in the film. Menzel brought the house down when she sung the song at the Oscars. Menzel's song is the biggest hit Disney has had arguably since the days of Elton John and "The Lion King" soundtrack.


Idina Menzel Says She 'Benefited' From John Travolta's Oscar Flub

3/22/2014 12:00pm EDT
Idina Menzel Says She 'Benefited' From John Travolta's Oscar Flu
There's no bad blood between Idina Menzel and John Travolta, who messed her name up at the Oscars earlier this month.

The actor was ridiculed online after calling the "Frozen" star "Adele Dazeem" when he introduced her to the stage to perform "Let It Go."

Menzel has brushed off the incident, telling "He was really gracious and sent this gorgeous email, and we're buddies and it's all cool." She added: "Please. I mean, I've only benefited from it!"

An embarrased Travolta also sent Menzel a huge bouquet of flowers to apologize.

The actress admits she was slightly confused wh...

Adele Dazeem Hits Broadway Playbill For 'If/Then'

3/5/2014 10:55pm EST
Adele Dazeem Hits Broadway Playbill For 'If/Then'
John Travolta's gaffe while introducing singer Idina Menzel at the Oscars last Sunday night has come full circle.

Travolta referred to Menzel as "Adele Dazeem," and the mistake didn't go unnoticed, instantly becoming numerous memes after spreading across the internet like wildfire.

Producers of new Broadway musical "If/Then" had a little fun with the Playbill for the show, coming up with an insert that features a photo of Menzel taken during her performance of hit single "Let It Go" from the Disney film "Frozen" at the Oscars with a notice that "At this performance the role of Elizabeth w...

John Travolta Apologizes To 'Incredibly Talented' Idina Menzel For Botching Her Name

3/5/2014 11:00am EST
John Travolta Apologizes To 'Incredibly Talented' Idina Menzel F
John Travolta is having a hard time dealing with the backlash after he misread singer Idina Menzel's name at the Oscar awards on Sunday night.

When the actor introduced the Broadway star's "Let It Go" performance from "Frozen," which went on to win the "Best Song" trophy, he called her "the wickedly talented, one and only Adele Dazeem." Oops!

The actor became the laughing stock of the internet, with many media outlets making fun of his mistake and creating memes about his flub.

On Tuesday he released a statement through is publicist reading, "I've been beating myself up all day. Then I t...

Idina Menzel (AKA Adele Dazeem) Sings 'Frozen' Hit 'Let It Go' With Jimmy Fallon And The Roots On Classroom Instruments

3/4/2014 9:01pm EST
Idina Menzel (AKA Adele Dazeem) Sings 'Frozen' Hit 'Let It Go' W
Idina Menzel joined Jimmy Fallon and his house band The Roots for a version of her hit single "Let It Go" from Disney's Frozen.

Playing the tune on school instruments with a beat provided by an old Casio-style keyboard, the group grooved during a taped segment that aired on Monday night's episode of The Tonight Show.

"Let It Go" won the award for Best Song during Sunday night's Oscars, where Menzel gave a rousing performance of the hit after John Travolta introduced her as "Adele Dazeem."

Reactions: 86th Academy Awards Recognize Music In A Big Way

3/4/2014 3:30pm EST
Jared Leto, Pink and Idina Menzel
The Academy Awards was filled with a lot of predictability ultimately, but there were some interesting moments as well. For the music world itself, there was plenty to rejoice about. Jared Leto, who’s been more associated as the front man of 30 Seconds To Mars as opposed to acting as of late, won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for an exceptional role in Dallas Buyers Club. 20 Feet From Stardom (Morgan Neville, Gil Friesen and Caitrin Rogers), a brilliant documentary that focuses the attention on the background singers as opposed to the star, won deservingly for Best Document...

8 Best Moments From The 86th Academy Awards

3/3/2014 7:00pm EST
8 Best Moments From The 86th Academy Awards
Oscars 2014 will forever be known as the year of good vibes, from Ellen DeGeneres' "killing them with kindness" opening monologue to the group victory win for "12 Years A Slave." While the amazing moments that happened were too many to count, here are some of the highlights of the evening (with a few "did that really happen?") events as well!

1. Ellen DeGeneres As Hostess With The Mostess

This was Ellen's second time hosting the biggest awards show of the year. The first time in 2007, she brought a new energy to the tired format and was well-received by critics and celebrities in attenda...

John Travolta Botches Idina Menzel's Introduction At The Oscars, Calls Her 'Adele Dazeem'

3/3/2014 10:30am EST
Idina Menzel
Those not familiar with Tony Award-winning singer/actress Adele Dazeem may know her better by her real name, Idina Menzel.

Actor John Travolta took the stage at the Oscars on Sunday night to introduce Menzel, who was there to perform smash hit "Let It Go" from Disney's Frozen, which won the award for Best Animated Feature, but he didn't quite get the pronunciation of her name right -- and he didn't seem to care. One might say he just, ahem, let it go.

"There will always be a special place in my heart for the movie musical and the songs that create their most memorable moments," Travolta s...

Tony Award Winner Idina Menzel To Perform 'Frozen' Hit 'Let It Go' At The Oscars

2/11/2014 7:01pm EST
Idina Menzel
Broadway star Idina Menzel, who voices snow queen Elsa in Disney's animated hit Frozen, is set to perform the film's Oscar-nominated song "Let It Go" during this year's Academy Awards ceremony.

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who are producing this year's live telecast, made the announcement on Tuesday, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, the song is featured on the soundtrack to the film, which, as of last week, is the longest-running movie soundtrack to top the Billboard 200 chart since 2003. The album has been on the chart for 10 weeks, ...

Taye Diggs & Idina Menzel Split After 10 Years Of Marriage

12/12/2013 1:00pm EST
Idina Menzel & Taye Diggs
After over 10 years of marriage, actors Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel have separated.

The couple's rep told People magazine, "Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs have jointly decided to separate at this time. Their primary focus and concern is for their son. We ask that you respect their privacy during this time."

The pair met in 1995 while performing in the original Broadway production of "Rent." They wed in January of 2003 and have a son named Walker, 4.

Menzel currently voices a role in the Disney animated film "Frozen." She has had a successful Broadway career and has released several albums.

Idina Menzel Will Return To Broadway Next Year

3/1/2013 9:47am EST
Idina Menzel
Tony Award winner Idina Menzel is set to return to Broadway in 2014, marking her first appearance back on stage after her stint in Wicked eight years ago.

Menzel will star in If/Then, a new musical featuring director Michael Greif, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt. If/Then will premiere in Washington, D.C. prior to its Spring 2014 opening in New York City.

The musical will follow Elizabeth (Menzel) as she moves to New York City in search of a fresh start.

Earlier today Menzel tweeted: "I have wanted to tell all of you about this for so long! I didn't want to ji...

Taye Diggs Apprehends Burglar

1/28/2013 8:59am EST
Taye Diggs
Actor Taye Diggs apprehended a man who broke into his home after the 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, according to a report.

The Private Practice star took to the red carpet with his wife Idina Menzel at the Los Angeles event, and the pair headed home after the ceremony ended.

Diggs was in the property when he came face to face with a stranger, who ran away after he was confronted by the actor.

The star gave chase and managed to catch the man, who he held until police arrived on the scene, according to

Idina Menzel Peed Her Pants While Performing On Broadway

3/7/2012 8:26am EST
Idina Menzel
"Glee" star Idina Menzel was left red faced during one performance of "Wicked" on Broadway - she wet herself in front of the audience.

The veteran stage performer was drinking water ahead of a show to keep her voice hydrated so she could play Elphaba - but she struggled to keep her composure when a fellow cast member made a mis-step and accidentally relieved herself onstage.

During an appearance on chat show "The Talk" on Tuesday, she said, "You're drinking a lot of water because you're singing eight shows a week and you're always trying to keep your voice moist...

"And when you're doing...

Taye Diggs Was Born With 12 Fingers

1/9/2012 9:00am EST
Taye Diggs
Taye Diggs underwent surgery as a youngster after he was born with 12 fingers.

The "Private Practice" star, who is married to "Glee" star Idina Menzel, came out of the womb with an extra digit on each hand.

Doctors removed the extra fingers, and Diggs reveals his parents requested the procedure so he wouldn't face ridicule as he grew up.

He says, "I know you guys are thinking that I'm kidding. As a child I had an extra digit on each hand, and I remember my mom told me, they (the doctors) asked her if she wanted to let the digit grow or to remove it, and they removed it - but I could have...