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The 15 Sexiest Black Actresses In Hollywood

July 12th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
The 15 Sexiest 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'

May 8th, 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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Short And Sweet: Hollywood's 15 Shortest Actresses

April 28th, 2014 9:03pm EDT
Meredith Eaton
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

March 25th, 2014 3:03pm EDT
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis
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'

February 19th, 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

December 27th, 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

November 12th, 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

November 7th, 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

October 9th, 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

June 8th, 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'

May 15th, 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

April 28th, 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

April 24th, 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'

April 16th, 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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Rumor Patrol: Jada Pinkett Smith's Open Marriage, Courtney Love To Judge A Talent Show, More

April 6th, 2013 1:00pm EDT
Jada Pinkett-Smith & Will Smith
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.

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith have an open marriage in which they can have sex with anyone they want.

Verdict: Appears to be true. This rumor has been circulating for years, and although Pinkett hasn't explicity said they swap partners, the actress told HuffPost Live, earlier this week, "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...
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Jada Pinkett-Smith Responds To Open Marriage Rumors - But Doesn't Deny Them

April 4th, 2013 6:07pm EDT
Jada Pinkett and Will Smith
Jada Pinkett-Smith has given credence to rumors that she is in an open marriage with Will Smith after she refused to deny them in a recent interview.

While chatting with HuffPost Live, Jada said, ""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.'"

She continued, "Because at the end of the day, Will is his own man. I'm here as his partner, but he is his own man. He has to decide who he wants to be and that's not for me to do for him. Or vice versa.

"I don't think it's easy to be married to anyone. I think that you have to g...
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Fashion Week-Bound Willow Smith Has An Uncanny Resemblance To Dad Will

February 13th, 2013 8:00pm EST
Jada Pinkett Smith & Will Smith
One look at Willow Smith and it's obvious which famous parent she resembles most - dad Will Smith.

The young actress stepped out with her mother Jada Pinkett Smith to check out Michael Kors Fall 2013 show during New York Fashion Week today.

Willow showed off her fashionable self in spiked hair, leather pants, a cropped gold top, and white studded jacket. Mom wore a turquoise snake-printed coat.

We don't know whether it's her eyes, nose, mouth or combination of all that make the 12 year old look like her pops so much. But the resemblance is undeniable. And it's awesome!

Willow has dabble...
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Sexiest Celebrity Bikini Bodies Of 2012

December 31st, 2012 12:05pm EST
Sexiest Celebrity Bikini Bodies Of 2012
2012 saw its fair share of celebrities showing off their sexy curves in bikinis at the beach (and one-piece suits as well), but which stars were the sexiest of all?

Some were snapped by the paps, while others discovered the magic of Instagram and shared photos nearly every time they went, minimally clothed for some sun, sand & surf.

Stars like Kim Kardashian and Rihanna seemed to post their sexy shots the most, while supermodel Bar Refaeli shared lots of photos with her fans.

Britney Spears got her bod back to its rockin' old form; while Stephanie Seymour, 44, and Daisy Fuentes, 46, prov...
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12 Actors & Actresses Who Are Really Good Singers

November 21st, 2012 11:54am EST
Anne Hathaway
A few select actors and actresses are able to do it all, including act and sing. The truly talented are stand outs in Hollywood, demonstrating their vocal skills on and off the big screen.

Anne Hathaway recently wrapped up her new film, a big-screen adaptation of hit stage show Les Miserables, and in December moviegoers will get the chance to hear her musical talents. She has also shown off her commanding theatrical voice on shows such as "Saturday Night Live."

Check out more stars who can sing...

Gwyneth Paltrow sang in "Duets" and also "Country Strong." She's blonde, beautiful and ta...
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Jada Pinkett-Smith Goes Nude For Salma Hayek (Video)

September 26th, 2012 5:26pm EDT
Jada Pinkett-Smith
Jada Pinkett-Smith didn't think twice when her friend Salma Hayek called on her and asked her to strip down and film a new music video completely nude, because the video was done to raise awareness of the horrors of human trafficking.

The hard-hitting promo for "Nada Se Compara," performed by Pinkett-Smith's band Wicked Evolution, is part of the Don't Sell Bodies campaign against slavery. The song was released a few months ago and is finally getting some visibility thanks to Jada's recent interview in More magazine.

"I can't tell you how many times I've been asked to take my clothes off, ...
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Miranda Kerr, Arianny Celeste, Kim Kardashian & More Of Our Favorite Summer 2012 Bikini Twitpics

September 3rd, 2012 12:00pm EDT
Miranda Kerr
For many people Labor Day weekend marks the end of summer, with the kids all back to school and most of the country dreading the coming of the winter months.

Labor Day weekend is also a time to celebrate with friends and family, by having one last hurrah before playtime is over. It's also one of the last times to hit the beach and check out those hot summer bikini bods.

To mark the end of summer, here are our favorite sexy bikini shots some of our favorite celebs have posted this summer.

We would normally be saddened by this, but deep down we know that plenty of celebs live in warmer loc...
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Celebrity Kid Cameos: Children Who Landed Roles In Their Famous Parents' Films

August 23rd, 2012 6:09pm EDT
Angelina Jolie, Vivienne & Zahara
It was recently reported that Angelina Jolie's daughter Vivienne, 4, will appear in her mother's upcoming movie Maleficent. The film is a live-action take on "Sleeping Beauty" and is set for release in 2014.

Walt Disney studios confirmed to Us Weekly that Vivienne will play a younger version of Princess Aurora, played by Elle Fanning. Can we expect to see Jolie and Brad Pitt's other five children making cameos in future films?

It's certainly not the first time a celebrity has used her fame and fortune to help her child get ahead in show business. There are dozens of of actors with famous ...
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Beyonce & Jay-Z Are The Richest Couple In The World

August 8th, 2012 12:00pm EDT
Beyonce & Jay-Z
Forbes magazine has crunched the numbers and determined that Beyonce and her husband Jay-Z are the highest-earning couple in showbiz.

Over the last 12 months, the musical couple earned a staggering $78 million combined. Their daughter Blue Ivy Carter will certainly never be hungry. Or wear cheap clothing. Or attend public schools.

Beyonce took in $40 million all by herself from sponsorship deals, album sales and royalties from her back catalog, which includes albums such as "Dangerously In Love," "I Am...Sasha Fierce" and "4." We're sure she's not regretting breaking up Destiny's Child. S...
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40-Year-Old Jada Pinkett-Smith Shows Off In A Skimpy Bikini: 'We DO Get Better With Age!'

July 30th, 2012 3:01pm EDT
Jada Pinkett-Smith
Jada Pinkett-Smith showed off her toned body in a bikini by posting a picture of herself enjoying the crystal-clear waters of the Dominican Republic on Saturday.

"To my Forty and over crew! Don't believe the hype...we DO get better with age!" she tweeted.

The star, who turns 41 in September, was recently interviewed in the June issue of Essence Magazine and shared how she keeps herself in such great shape.

In addition to yoga, martial arts and boxing, she says her diet is also a big contributor.

"I eat for my schedule so I have to eat high-protein," she says; "lots of greens and healthy...
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Top 10 Celebrity Couples

July 14th, 2012 2:30pm EDT
Will Smith &  Jada Pinkett Smith
Approximately 40 to 50 percent of marriages end in divorce in the United States, and if you add celebrity to the equation that percentage seems to increase exponentially.

Check out the stars who have filed for divorce in 2012 alone: Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise, Seal and Heidi Klum, David Arquette and Courteney Cox, and Debra Messing and Daniel Zelman. Johnny Depp and his longterm partner Vanessa Paradis also called it quits.

Despite rampant divorce rumors, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith have weathered the storm after 15 years of marriage. And believe it or not, there are several celebr...
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Stars Show Support For Usher After Stepson Is Declared Brain Dead

July 9th, 2012 9:00am EDT
Usher
Doctors have declared Usher's 11-year-old stepson brain dead after a jet ski accident on Saturday, and officials have launched an investigation into the incident.

Kyle Glover, son of the R&B star's estranged wife Tameka Foster, was hit while sitting on an inflatable raft on Lake Lanier in Atlanta, Georgia.

Glover suffered a head injury and has shown no brain activity since the accident, according to TMZ.com. At press time, it wasn't determined whether the boy would be taken off life support.

The Department of Natural Resources' Critical Incident Response Team plans on recreating the acci...
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Jada Pinkett Smith Has To Behave Herself As A Basketball Team Owner

June 16th, 2012 11:11am EDT
Jada Pinkett-Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith has discovered that owning a basketball team has ruined the fun of watching games live - because now she is fined if she gets too animated.

The actress and husband Will Smith became part-owners of his hometown Philadelphia 76ers last year and she quickly realized she had to tone down her passion for the sport.

The Madagascar star explains, "You get awesome seats to whatever game you wanna go to... but I do have to now watch the game sitting on my hands... I was sitting there with Will and I'm like, 'Defense, what the...' and Will was like, 'Hey, babe, we get fined for...
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Jada Pinkett-Smith Shows Some Leg At The 'Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted' Screening

June 9th, 2012 2:00pm EDT
Jada Pinkett-Smith
Jada Pinkett-Smith looked confident, comfortable and sexy at the 'Madagascar 3' screening in New York City yesterday, hosted by Capri Sun "Super V" and The Moms. Sporting this fun red summer jump suit, the five foot tall actress showed us she has some legs.

Pinkett-Smith voices the role of Gloria the Hippo in the Dreamworks' animated comedy Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted which in now in theaters.

Denise Albert, Jada Pinkett Smith and Melissa Gerstein
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Trailer Talk: Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' Could Be This Summer's Next Big Blockbuster & More

June 4th, 2012 1:02pm EDT
Prometheus
Arriving in theaters this week are Ridley Scott’s highly anticipated sci-fi vehicle “Prometheus,” the silly computer animated sequel “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted,” the coming-of-age comedy “Lola Versus,” the indie time travel comedy “Safety Not Guaranteed,” the period piece drama “Bel Ami,” the family relationship dramedy “Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding,” and Todd Solondz’s drama “Dark Horse.”

Unfortunately my pick from last week, “Snow White and the Huntsman,” was plagued by bad acting, lackluster action scenes, and farfetched concepts even for a fairy tale. Not only was it diff...
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Jada Pinkett Smith Smolders At Cannes 'Madagascar 3' Premiere

May 18th, 2012 2:54pm EDT
Jada Pinkett Smith
Tons of celebs have amassed in Cannes, France, this week for the yearly film festival. After making the European rounds with her husband Will Smith for "Men In Black III" last week, Jada Pinkett Smith is now promoting her own film, "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted."

The third entry in the "Madagascar" franchise finds the tightknit group of animals joining a traveling circus in order to get back home. In addition to Jada, the voice cast includes Ben Stiller, Sacha Baron Cohen, Chris Rock, and David Schwimmer.

Today Jada attended the film's premiere looking gorgeous in a very bright ora...
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