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Will & Jada No Longer Affiliated With Church Of Scientology?

8/5/2015 8:55am EDT
Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Leave Scientology, Recoup $1.2 Million
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith have reportedly parted ways with the Church of Scientology. Tax records show they received a refund after one of the church's schools closed in 2013, and a former leader recently confirmed that the couple are not members.

Smith told "Access Hollywood" in 2007 that fellow actor Tom Cruise introduced him to the religion. He said at the time, "I was raised in a Baptist household and went to a Catholic school, but the ideas of the Bible are 98 percent the same ideas as Scientology; 98 percent the same ideas as Buddhism or Hinduism."

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Will And Jada Divorce Update: Not Gonna Happen!

7/6/2015 7:17pm EDT
Jada Pinkett-Smith Addresses Latest Batch Of Divorce Rumors, Say
Here's a widely accepted fact: if you make predictions repeatedly, and over time, chances are what you're saying will come true.

Take Will and Jada-Pinkett Smith for instance. Divorce rumors about the power Hollywood couple have been spreading like wildfires for a while now. Some tabloids reported Will Smith and Jada Smith have an "open relationship." Other's suggested infidelity was taking place on both sides of the fence.

Last Wednesday, Jada sat down with the co-hosts of the Today show and addressed odds of divorce in her marriage. The former Hawthorne and Gotham actress didn't mince h...
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Does ‘Magic Mike XXL’ Have The Magic Of The First Film?

7/2/2015 10:30am EDT
'Magic Mike XXL' Review: Fun And Heartwarming Despite The Flaws
Despite myself I enjoyed 'Magic Mike XXL.' While the dialogue's terrible, the acting's questionnable and, the writing's disjointed, I still left the movie feeling happy, bouyant and free.

'Magic Mike XXL' picks up where 'Magic Mike' ends with the men at their careers' end. As their looks decrease and their ages increase, what happens to a former stripper with no discernible skills or capabilities? Under the guise of a 'last hurrah' stripper convention road trip, the film's first half surrounds the men's need to grow including Big Dick Richie's (Joe Manganiello) quest for love, shaggy-haire...
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Jada, 43, Rocks A Strapless LBD In London (Hot Pics!)

7/2/2015 12:06am EDT
Jada Pinkett Smith Stuns In A LBD At The European Premiere Of 'M
Jada Pinkett Smith sizzled on the red carpet in London's Leicester Square Tuesday night, showing the world that she's still super-sexy at 43.

The actress wore a strapless black Balmain mini dress to the premiere of her latest film, Magic Mike XXL, looking better than ever.

A strong voice in the fight against human sex trafficking and human rights, Pinkett admits that she was hesitant to join the cast of the film as the sexually-charged strip club deejay Rome.

"I had some reservations because of my work with human trafficking," she said in a press conference promoting the film (via Bossip...
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Jada Pinkett Smith Addresses Divorce Gossip...Again

6/26/2015 11:29am EDT
Jada Pinkett Smith Talks Divorce Rumors: 'Will And I Love Each O
Jada Pinkett Smith is once again setting the record straight about her relationship with Will Smith. The scoop? They're still not getting divorced.

The couple has been plagued by split rumors over the past couple of years, and the actress is getting used to explaining the status of her relationship.

During an interview with ET on Wednesday during the premiere of "Magic Mike XXL" in Los Angeles, she commented: "You'd think people would be rooting for you to stay together, not to break up, you know?"

The rumor keeps cropping up, but Pinkett Smith just laughs it off.

"It's actually good ne...
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What Did Jada Pinkett-Smith Tell Howard Stern About Tupac?

6/8/2015 3:16pm EDT
Jada Pinkett-Smith Opens Up About Her 'Volatile Relationship' Wi
During a recent interview with Howard Stern, Jada Pinkett-Smith opened up about her relationship with rapper Tupac Shakur and what eventually put a rift in their friendship.

The pair met in high school at the Baltimore School for the Arts. "He was a revolutionary without a revolution if that makes any kind sense. And that kind of energy transferred to a whole other thing," she said on the SiriusXM radio show.

The pair struck up a friendship -- and nothing more. "You know, it's so funny. Now being older, I have more of an understanding of what that was between us," she explained. "When you...
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Jada Pinkett-Smith Talks Marriage To Will

6/4/2015 9:52am EDT
Jada Pinkett-Smith Talks Marriage To Will, Cheating Rumors: 'I'm
Jada Pinkett-Smith's marriage to Will Smith has been a hot-button issue lately (not surprising, when their son Jaden went full Batman at his prom).

So the former "Gotham" star is setting the record straight- on Wednesday, Jada spoke to Howard Stern (via Us Weekly), and divulged all those intimate details people go crazy over.

First, Jada admitted that she got married way too young (she was 25 when she married Will). "No, don't do it. It did work out, but let me tell you: It worked out in a way that thank God I had a husband who's a gangster partner. Taking that road from 25 to 44."

She s...
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Is Jada Pinkett-Smith Quitting 'Gotham'?

3/9/2015 8:27am EDT
Jada Pinkett-Smith Is Quitting 'Gotham' - Or Is She Getting Kill
By far, Jada Pinkett Smith is the biggest name attached to Fox's "Gotham". Which makes this news all the weirder, because Smith has just revealed that she's done with Gotham, and won't be returning after the first season.

"I signed for a year, and the year is up," Smith revealed on "Live with Kelly and Michael" on Friday. "But, there are some great things coming ahead on Gotham – believe you me, there's a lot of good stuff coming.”

Why so not-at-all serious? Smith seems so noncommittal about the whole thing, like a star walking away from a hit TV series without any real explanation is the...
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Balancing Work & Love Life Isn't Easy For Will Smith

2/27/2015 8:48am EST
Will Smith Admits He & Jada Have 'Struggled' In Their Marriage
Will Smith opened up about the difficulties of marriage during his press tour for new film "Focus" this week. During the movie's premiere in Hollywood on Tuesday, the actor was asked how he balances work and home life with wife Jada Pinkett Smith.

"Now that's really interesting," he told Us Weekly and other reporters. "Jada and I have struggled with that a little bit..The problem is one person is in work mode while the other person is in chill mode. Then it's like you're both trying to come up."

The two of them are very busy professionally. Smith, 46, has several films in production, and ...
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Jada Pinkett-Smith Says Spirituality Books Are Like Foreplay

1/1/2015 4:14pm EST
Jada Pinkett-Smith
Jada Pinkett-Smith rocks an orange bikini on the cover of the January/February issue of Shape Magazine.

The 43-year-old star is still in tip-top shape, but she says that she's starting to feel the effects of her age on her workouts.

"My energy levels just aren't the same," she says. "My joints, my knees, the amount of weight that I can push versus what I did in my 20s, how long I'm willing to work out.

"For example, I'm not staying at the gym for two hours anymore. I hit it and quit it... I'm not going to stress my body that way anymore. I can't."

The "Gotham" star adds that while she's...
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Celeb's 61-Year-Old Mom Looks Absolutely Amazing

12/3/2014 11:14am EST
Jada Pinkett Smith's Mom, 61, Rocks A Bikini
Jada Pinkett Smith stunned fans after she posted a photo of her 61-year-old mom wearing a bikini over the weekend.

The actress uploaded the image on Facebook on Friday and wrote: "Willow took this shot of her grandmother, my mother, emerging from the ocean today. She is 61! I wanna be her when I grow up:)"

We all want to be her when we grow up! Check out that six pack!

Nearly 70,000 people have shared the photo. "Oh heck!! I'm 26 and look nothing like that!!" one user wrote.

"Is she single?" asked another.

Others pointed out that she probably has a personal trainer, chef, and the finan...
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They're Better Than You

11/19/2014 9:45pm EST
Willow and Jaden Smith
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith's kids Jaden and Willow both have new music on the way, and they recently gave a bizarre interview in The New York Times' T Magazine in which they pretentiously blasted kids at "normal schools."

Writer Su Wu quickly sets the tone of the interview by asking what they are currently reading.

"Quantum Physics. Osho," said Willow, 14, (Osho referring to the late Indian mystic). "'The Ancient Secret of the Flower of Life' (Drunvalo Melchizedek) and ancient texts; things that can't be pre-dated," added Jaden, 16, of his own reading list.

Because of their famous...
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'Gotham' Star Thinks Husband's Secret Nude Photos Of Her Are 'Sexy'

11/4/2014 7:45pm EST
Jada Pinkett-Smith
Jada Pinkett-Smith has revealed that husband Will Smith takes secret photos of her while she's sleeping.

Posting one of the images to her Facebook page on Monday, the actress, who tends to sleep naked, says she found her husband's "stash" of photos and she thinks it's sexy that he does it.

"I discovered the sexiest secret the other day," she wrote on Facebook. "My husband takes pics of me in my sleep. He has a whole stash he revealed to me and I really enjoyed getting a glimpse of myself through his eyes.

"I had to share one with you guys... Life is art. Life is beauty."

The 43-year-old...
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'Gotham' Recap: Penguin's Umbrella Is A Refreshing Change Of Pace

11/4/2014 11:25am EST
Gotham 107
Right from the moment Oswald "The Penguin" Cobblepot (Robin Taylor) walked into police headquarters to announce he was still alive, it was pretty clear this that this week's episode was going to be a bit different. Instead of following along with James Gordon (Benjamin McKenzie) as he attempts to solve the Crime of the Week, we are thrown rather quickly into a riveting battle between Gordon and Zsasz (Anthony Carrigan), a villain from the Batman comic-books who works for Falcone (John Doman). Gordon is the loser and it would likely have lost his life if not for a somewhat eye-rolling plot ...
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Jada Pinkett Smith Talks 'Gotham,' Her Human Trafficking Documentary & More

9/20/2014 8:09am EDT
Jada Pinkett Smith Talks 'Gotham,' Her Human Trafficking Documen
Jada Pinkett Smith talks about her highly anticipated TV series "Gotham" in the latest issue of Health magazine.

The actress plays the villain Fish Mooney in the Fox series. "I had a lot of fun with her. Because she was a blank canvas, I dived right in and did some of the most bizarre things.

"One morning I came to the producers, and I had a guy on a chain walking on his hands and knees with the word liar across his face in red lipstick. I said, 'This is what Fish Mooney does when she's betrayed by one of her henchmen.' I was hardcore! Some things worked and some things didn't."

What did...
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Jada Pinkett Smith Goes On Crusade Against Sexual Assault, Reveals Niece Was Drugged

7/22/2014 2:13pm EDT
Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith took advantage of the time she was given to speak at the Television Critic Association to address the topic of sexual assault and revealed her niece was almost a victim.

Pinkett Smith recently spoke up about the topic on her Twitter account after the hashtag #justiceforjada began to trend, in reference to a 16-year-old who was drugged and raped. She wrote, "This could be you, me, or any woman or girl that we know. What do we plan to do about this ugly epidemic?"

This could be you, me, or any woman or girl that we know. What do we plan to do about this ugly epidemic? #...
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The 15 Prettiest Black Actresses In Hollywood

7/12/2014 3:00pm EDT
The 15 Prettiest Black Actresses In Hollywood
Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o is of Mexican and Kenyan descent. She was born in Mexico City but was raised in Kenya and educated in the United States. Earlier this year she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her first starring role in "12 Years a Slave." People magazine subsequently named her the "Most Beautiful" star of 2014.

During the Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon in February, the actress talked about being bullied as a child and wishing she could change her skin color.

She told the Associated Press: "I got teased and taunted about my skin. My one prayer to ...
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Jada Pinkett-Smith Says Daughter Willow's Photos Aren't Sexual, Calls Critics 'Covert Pedophiles'

5/8/2014 11:59pm EDT
Jada Pinkett-Smith arriving at LAX
Jada Pinkett-Smith has lashed out at all the news outlets and tabloids making a big deal out of daughter Willow's recent photographs with pal Moises Arias, calling them "covert pedophiles."

TMZ.com caught up with the actress Wednesday night at Los Angeles International Airport and she, like us, said it's all much ado about nothing.

"Here's the deal," she told TMZ cameras, "there was nothing sexual about that picture or that situation."

"You guys are projecting your trash onto it -- and you're acting like covert pedophiles and that's not cool," she added.

Two photos of 13-year-old Willow...
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Hollywood's 15 Shortest Actresses

4/28/2014 9:03pm EDT
Short And Sweet: Hollywood's 15 Shortest Actresses
We recently profiled several short actors in Hollywood, so naturally we also wanted to honor the short actresses with notable careers in showbusiness. Interestingly enough, several of these short gals are brilliant singers in addition to their career on-screen.

Meredith Eaton, 4’3". Meredith had a breakout role as attorney Bethany Horowitz on Boston Legal, a skilled lawyer usually underestimated due to her size.

Linda Hunt, 4’9". Hunt won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1982 for The Year of Living Dangerously. She's well-known as a series regular on NCIS: Los Angeles.
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24 Celebrities Who Worked Together Before Dating

3/25/2014 3:03pm EDT
24 Celebrities Who Worked Together Before Dating
By know you've heard Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are engaged and already expecting their first child, after playing girlfriend and boyfriend in That 70s Show. However, they aren't the only celebrities who dated after working together. Check out the celebrities who fell in love on the set - you may be surprised!

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt infamously met on the set of Mr. And Mrs. Smith while Pitt was still with Jennifer Aniston. While Jolie admits she fell in love with Pitt on the set, she's adamant that he didn't cheat on Aniston with her.

Despite being 20 years apart in age, ...
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Jada Pinkett-Smith Cast As Mob Boss In Fox's Upcoming Batman Prequel 'Gotham'

2/19/2014 9:01pm EST
Jada Pinkett-Smith
Jada Pinkett-Smith has signed on to star in Fox's forthcoming Batman prequel series "Gotham."

The actress is set to play crime boss Fish Mooney in the series, which is focused primarily on police officer James Gordon's (Ben McKenzie) origins with the Gotham City police force. The series will also include looks at the early days of Bruce Wayne (yet to be cast) and numerious Batman villains like the Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor), Catwoman and The Riddler.

Last week it was announced that Sean Pertwee was cast as Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred Pennyworth, while Zabryna Guevara will take on the rol...
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Top 10 Most Ridiculous Celebrity Rumors of 2013

12/27/2013 3:00pm EST
Kim Kardashian
Being a celebrity has its ups and downs. You have the fame and fortune, the adoring fans and everything you could possible want – all the perks that come with being a star. But at the same time, you have to deal with gossip rags tabloids publishing crazy rumors about you and your relationships every day of your life. Maybe it’s just a small price to pay for the glitz and the glam? Sometimes, though, the rumors are far too absurd for anyone to actually believe.

Let’s take a look at the 10 most ridiculous celebrity rumors of the year:

Khloe Kardashian and Steve Martin are dating

Khloe Kard...
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Will Smith And Jada Pinkett Laugh Off Latest Split Rumors

11/12/2013 11:10am EST
The Smith family
Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett-Smith have once again laughed off rumors that their marriage is in trouble.

The couple spent Sundy night at the Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant inside the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino celebrating the 21st birthday of Will's oldest son Trey, from his brief marraige to Sheree Zampino.

The family dined together in the restaurant's Ling Ling Lounge with 50 other guests, including Trey's mother and Will & Jada's kids Willow and Jaden, enjoying dishes including a Crispy duck salad, Hakka steamed dim sum, Mongolian-styled beef tenderloin and more.

Last week Will was a...
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Will Smith & Co-Star Were Just 'Goofing Around' In Flirty Photos, Says Insider

11/7/2013 2:00pm EST
Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith
Are Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith headed for splitsville?  Last week reports suggested the couple is on a trial separation, and their representatives declined to comment. And at a recent red carpet event, Jada turned up without her wedding ring.

Then Star magazine published photos of the actor and his "Focus" co-star Margot Robbie, 23, posing in a photo booth in several flirty shots. In one image, Will has his arms wrapped around the actress, and in another she flashes her bra.

In response to the cheating rumors, a souce told Us Magazine that Will and Jada are doing "great"...
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Jada Pinkett Smith Shaves Her Head

10/9/2013 10:00pm EDT
Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith shocked fans after stepping out with a drastically new look on Monday.  The actress was spotted at LAX in Los Angeles with a partially shaved head.

Smith shaved both sides of her hair but left a few braids piled on top. She showed off her new punk look in a denim button-down shirt, black buckled boots and a plaid shirt around her waist.

Last year, daughter Willow completely shaved her head, but mom's look seems more extreme. However, she's not the only star who has opted for clean shave - celebs including Miley Cyrus, Rihanna and Cassie have all experimented with the st...
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Stars Take To Twitter Following 'Horrific' Santa Monica Shooting

6/8/2013 2:30pm EDT
Chloe Moretz
Following the shooting in Santa Monica, California yesterday, stars including Jada Pinkett-Smith, Chloe Moretz and Emily VanCamp have expressed their horror after four people were gunned down.

Police believe the killings began as a domestic violence incident after the gunman shot his father and brother at his home before hijacking a vehicle.

Cops chased the suspect as he raced towards Santa Monica College campus and during the journey, he opened fire on a city bus, a police car and other vehicles, as well as bystanders and pedestrians.

The gunman, wearing a bulletproof vest, entered the ...
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Jaden Smith Refutes Emancipation Rumors: 'I'm Not Going Anywhere'

5/15/2013 5:07pm EDT
Jaden Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith
Jaden Smith, son of stars Will and Jada Pinkett, was reported yesterday to be considering emancipation from his parents. However, he now says it's not going to happen.

Will Smith told The Sun in an interview that Jaden talked to his parents about being granted emancipation from them for his 15th birthday. Will and Jada recently explained that they give their kids quite a bit of freedom and don't punish them. Will said, "He says, 'Dad, I want to be emancipated. I know if we do this, he can be an emancipated minor, because he really wants to have his own place, like ooh.

"That's the backlas...
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5 Ballin' Celebrity Investment Ventures

4/28/2013 11:00am EDT
Lady Gaga
Celebrity investors have the ability to bring notoriety to an item or cause, as well as a large budget to invest in its success. Because of this, celebrities are often far more successful than people with small budgets and no fame to contribute to their investment's success. Here are some of the stars who have scored big on investments.

1. Lady Gaga: Monster Investor

Perhaps aware that her special brand of fame would be short-lived, Lady Gaga began to make investments immediately after becoming famous. The FarmVille extension called GagaVille was her first stab at becoming an investor. He...
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Will Smith Doesn't Punish His Children

4/24/2013 4:07pm EDT
Will Smith
Will Smith has revealed he does not punish his children for wrongdoing, instead allowing them to be responsible for their actions.

Smith is the father of three: Trey from his previous marriage to Sheree Zampino, and Jaden and Willow, from his current marriage with Jada Pinkett Smith.

Now that his two younger children have entered show business, Will says that he doesn't punish them, calling it "negative." He tells Metro, "We don't do punishment. The way that we deal with our kids is, they are responsible for their lives. Our concept is, as young as possible, give them as much control over...
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Jada Pinkett Smith On Open Marriage: 'Will & I Can Both Do Whatever We Want'

4/16/2013 8:58am EDT
Jada Pinkett Smith
Following confusion about whether Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith are involved in an open marriage, the actress has penned a letter explaining herself more clearly.

In a recent interview with the Huffington Post, Pinkett Smith said of her husband of 14 years: "I've always told Will, 'You can do whatever you want as long as you can look at yourself in the mirror and be OK.'"

Fans immediately wondered what the actress meant and whether she allows her husband to sleep with other women. She has since come forward to clarify her comments in an open letter:

"Let me first say this, there are ...
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