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Will Arnett Officially Files For Divorce From Amy Poehler Following 2012 Split

April 17th, 2014 9:56am EDT
Will Arnett
Actor Will Arnett has officially filed court documents to legally divorce actress Amy Poehler. The pair announced their split in September 2012 after nine years of marriage.

According to, Arnett, 43, requested joint legal and physical custody of their two sons, Archie, 5, and Abel, 3, along with visitation rights.

Both stars have moved one with their lives and have been dating other people for quite some time.

Last August, Arnett was linked to Billy Joel's ex-wife and celebrity chef Katie Lee, 31. He admitted he was scared of dating. He said at the time: "I don't know what you...

Will Arnett officially files for divorce from Amy Poehler

April 16th, 2014 9:31pm EDT
Will Arnett
Actor Will Arnett has officially filed for divorce from his estranged wife, comedienne Amy Poehler.

The couple split after nine years of marriage in 2012, but the Arrested Development star formally filed divorce papers in Los Angeles Superior Court on 8 April (14).

He is requesting joint legal and physical custody and visitation rights of their two young sons, Archie, five, and three-year-old Abel.

Since their separation, Arnett his been linked to singer Billy Joel's ex-wife, Katie Lee, while the Parks and Recreation star has been dating comedian Nick Kroll since early 2013.

Will Arnett files for divorce Amy Poehler

April 16th, 2014 9:21pm EDT
Will Arnett
Will Arnett has filed for divorce from his estranged wife Amy Poehler.
The former couple, who have two sons, Archie, five, and Abel, three, together, announced their split in September 2012 after nine years of marriage but 'The Millers' actor officially filed court documents to legally dissolve their relationship on last week on April 8.
The 43-year-old star requested joint legal and physical custody of their children, along with visitation rights, according to
Both Amy and Will have moved on since their split.
The 'Arrested Development' actor was linked to Billy Joel's ex-wife ...

Amy Poehler Mistaken For Swedish, Sets Record Straight

April 10th, 2014 1:30pm EDT
Amy Poehler Mistaken For Swedish, Sets Record Straight
Amy Poehler produced the new show Welcome to Sweden with her brother Greg Poehler. Greg stars as an accountant who moves to Sweden with his girlfriend, based on his own experiences dating and marrying a Swedish woman. Amy recalled her visits to Sweden, and set the record straight about her heritage.

“Once I was in Sweden, someone mistook me for being Swedish and it really was the nicest compliment,” Amy said. “We’re not Swedish. Greg met and fell in love with a Swedish person. We unfortunately don’t have that in our heritage. We’re kind of mutts, mostly English and Irish.”

Sweden has beco...

Tina Fey And Amy Poehler To Team Up In 'The Nest'

April 9th, 2014 5:07pm EDT
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, the duo behind Baby Mama and two Golden Globes ceremonies, have signed up to co-star in an upcoming comedy film.

The Hollywood Reporter says Poehler is in final negotiations to join the film "The Nest," which will star her and Fay as sisters looking to give their parents' home a sendoff with a party to end all parties.

Both women will produce the film and Pitch Perfect director Jason Moore will work behind the camera. The film was written by SNL scribe Paula Pell.

The Nest will be the first film the two starred in together since comedy hit Baby Mama, which made ...

Rumor Patrol: Andrew Garfield And Batkid, 'Mean Girls' Reunion, More

March 8th, 2014 2:03pm EST
Rumor Patrol: Andrew Garfield And Batkid, 'Mean Girls' Reunion,
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.

The Andrew Garfield-Batkid Situation: You may have heard the rumors swirling around the reason Batkid's surprise appearance at The Oscars was cut. Conflicting reports claim either Garfield had a fit over his lines and the producers cut the bit, or Emma Stone's mother was struggling with breast cancer so the actor dropped out to be with his girlfriend and her mom. What's the truth?

Verdict: Producers ca...

Michelle Obama lands cameo on Parks and Recreation

February 28th, 2014 3:20am EST
Michelle Obama
America's First Lady Michelle Obama will make a special appearance on the season six finale of hit U.S. sitcom Parks And Recreation.

President Barack Obama's wife will guest star on the Amy Poehler-led comedy, which centres on a group of small town government workers in the Parks and Recreation Department in Indiana.

It has not been revealed how the First Lady will fit into the show, but the scene was recently filmed in Miami, Florida.

On Tuesday (25Feb14), Poehler served as a special guest at Obama's Let's Move event in Miami, adding some star power to the initiative which encourages ch...

George Clooney wants happiness

February 16th, 2014 4:20am EST
Amy Poehler
George Clooney is looking for "happiness, peacefulness and joy".
The 'Gravity' actor was mocked by Tina Fey at the Golden Globe awards over his penchant for younger women insists he is getting "wiser" as he grows older, but still has the same priorities he has always had.
Discussing the joke, he said: "Yes I did hear and I heard everybody laughing very hard too.
"All I will say is we get wiser as we get older. And that what I am looking for in life is the same as I always have; happiness, peacefulness and joy. And that's all I'm going to say about that because otherwise I'd get into trouble...

Rita Moreno to co-star in new sitcom

February 10th, 2014 3:10am EST
Rita Moreno
Veteran entertainer Rita Moreno is returning to the small screen to co-star in a new sitcom co-created and executive produced by Amy Poehler.

The 82 year old actress, who was feted with the Life Achievement trophy at the Screen Actors Guild Awards last month (Jan14), is set to co-star in a new comedy titled Old Soul, which is helmed by the Parks and Recreation actress.

The sitcom centres on a former wildchild played by Orange is the New Black star Natasha Lyonne. Her character has a business which cares for senior citizens, and Moreno is slated to play one of Lyonne's main clients.


George Clooney is planning 'dirty' prank

February 6th, 2014 3:20pm EST
George Clooney
George Clooney is planning to pull another "downright dirty" prank on Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.
'The Monuments Men' star is eager to get back at the comediennes for jokingly describing the movie 'Gravity,' in which he stars alongside Sandra Bullock, as "the story of how George Clooney would rather float away into space and die than spend one more minute with a woman his own age," when they hosted the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles last month.
The 52-year-old star actor, who already forged an angry letter from his co-star Matt Damon, without his knowledge, and sent it to Tina, is plannin...

The Top Buzzy Films At Sundance 2014

January 16th, 2014 2:03pm EST
With the Sundance Film Festival starting today, we decided to take a look at some of the most anticipated films set to make an appearance. Expect to hear from many of these films in the coming year, whether it is a wide release or awards talk.

Boyhood - Richard Linklater proves he's in it for the long haul. Boyhood follows exactly what the title implies, but Linklater made the film over 12 years and used the same cast to reveal the true effects of aging.

Camp X-Ray - Kristen Stewart and Guantanamo Bay add up to one controversial film. Stewart stars as a guard that strikes up a friendship ...

Alfonso Cuaron Wanted To Give Sandra Bullock Herpes And Other Memorable Quotes From The Golden Globes

January 13th, 2014 8:50pm EST
Sandra Bullock Golden Globes
Sunday night's Golden Globe awards ceremony was full of hilarious and memorable one-liners from the show's hosts, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, along with award presenters and recipients.

One of the funnier moments came when Alfonso Cuaron accepted the Best Director award for his film Gravity, during which he thanked Sandra Bullock for not quitting the film when he told her he was going to give her an STD.

"Sandra, you are the most amazing collaborator," Cuaron said, "I want to thank you for not quitting when you thought that I had told you, 'Sandra, I am going to give you herpes,' when I rea...

Amy Poehler's boyfriend warns Bono

January 13th, 2014 3:20pm EST
Amy Poehler
Amy Poehler's boyfriend has warned Bono to "watch his back" after he kissed her at the Golden Globes.
Amy celebrated winning Best Actress in a TV Series (comedy) for her role in 'Parks and Recreation' by having a quick smooch with the U2 singer before accepting her trophy, prompting her partner, Nick Kroll, to joke.
He posted on Twitter: "Hey Bono, watch your back."
Amy was overjoyed with the award - her first Golden Globe - after missing out in the previous two years.
She told E! News: "I think I'm zero for 13 in these awards shows. So I was very, very, very surprised to win and very exc...

The Best & Worst Dressed At The 2014 Golden Globe Awards

January 13th, 2014 8:56am EST
Amy Poehler
Tons of celebrities strutted their stuff at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards in Hollywood on Sunday night. And despite a little mishap involving a broken sewage pipe, the stars were able to show off their fancy dresses without a hitch.

Amy Poehler, who took home a trophy for "Best Actress in a TV Series (Comedy)" for "Parks and Recreation," and her Golden Globes co-host Tina Fey made a stunning pair on the red carpet.

Poehler dazzled in a floor-length black Stella McCartney dress while Fey looked darling in a strapless rose patterned Carolina Herrera gown. These funny girls definitely ...

Tina Fey mocks Leonardo DiCaprio

January 13th, 2014 6:20am EST
Leonardo DiCaprio
Tina Fey poked fun at Leonardo DiCaprio's love life at last night's (12.01.14) Golden Globe awards.
The 'Wolf of Wall Street' actor - who has previously dated models including Bar Rafaeli, Gisele Bunchden and Erin Heatherton and is currently romancing Toni Garrn - took to the stage at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to present the Best Actress in a Drama award to Cate Blanchett and was the subject of a risque joke from the host as she introduced him to the stage.
Tina said: "And now, like a supermodel's vagina, let's all give a warm welcome to Leonardo DiCaprio."
However, the 39-year-old star wasn...

Kyra Sedgwick nervous about Golden Globes

January 12th, 2014 1:10pm EST
Kyra Sedgwick
Kyra Sedgwick is "very nervous" for her daughter ahead of the Golden Globe Awards tonight (01.12.14).
'The Closer' star and her husband Kevin Bacon's daughter Sosie, 21, will assist hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey on stage after being named Miss Golden Globe 2014 ahead of the 71st annual ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, and the 48-year-old actress admits she is extremely anxious.
Kyra, who is set to formally introduce Sosie on stage at the event, told "I've been very nervous. I was less nervous today at rehearsal. I was glad to get the muscle memory going. I j...

Zooey Deschanel wasn't popular

January 6th, 2014 12:20pm EST
Zooey Deschanel
Zooey Deschanel thinks her former classmates will be surprised by her success.
The 'New Girl' actress admits she wasn't very popular when she was younger and doesn't believe any of her fellow students could have predicted her stardom.
Speaking to the new Women in Television edition of America's ELLE magazine - in which she appears on the cover along with Mindy Kaling, Amy Poehler and Allison Williams - Zooey said: "Definitely none of the kids I grew up with would have ever thought, 'Zooey will be on television and have her own show.' "
The 33-year-old beauty says dealing with bullies at sch...

Will Arnett finds love again

December 21st, 2013 12:20pm EST
Will Arnett
Will Arnett has found love again with Hollywood producer Erin David.
The 'Arrested Development' star, who split from actress Amy Poehler in September 2012 after nine years of marriage and shares custody of their sons, Archie, four, and Abel, two, introduced his new girlfriend, with whom he has been friends with for years, to some of his famous friends, including Courteney Cox, Jason Bateman and Isla Fisher at Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux's annual tree lighting party at their Bel Air home in Los Angeles on December 8.
A source told "Will brought her to Jen and Justin's...

Amy Poehler hates social media

December 13th, 2013 3:20pm EST
Amy Poehler
Amy Poehler is "terrified" of social media.
The 'Parks and Recreation' star refuses to join Twitter or Instagram because reading negative things about herself online always hurts her feelings.
The 42-year-old actress, who is set to host the Golden Globe Awards with her friend, Tina Fey, in Los Angeles for the second time on January 12, told Paper magazine: "I'm not a real social media person. I'm not on Twitter.
"I try not to read too much online because I always get my feelings hurt, even if someone's flattering you.
"Like, somebody tweeting, 'Call me crazy, but I think Amy Poehler's attra...

Tina Fey & Amy Poehler guest edit Entertainment Weekly

December 11th, 2013 3:20am EST
Tina Fey
Comediennes Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have been appointed as guest editors of Entertainment Weekly, marking the first time celebrities have taken over the popular U.S. magazine.

The comedy duo, who will be hosting the Golden Globe awards for a second time in January (14), have overseen the upcoming issue, which hits newsstands on Friday (13Dec13).

Fey and Poehler took on most of the duties of the publication's editor-in-chief, as well as appearing on the cover and taking part in a question and answer session.

Penning the magazine's introductory piece, Letters from the Editors, they write,...

Rumor Patrol: Kate Upton's New Boyfriend, Zac Efron's New Girlfriend, More

October 26th, 2013 2:03pm EDT
Kate Upton
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.

Kate Upton Dating Maksim Chmerkovskiy: After months of rumors that this gorgeous pair has been dating, do we finally have confirmation that the model is with the Dancing with the Stars professional?

Verdict: True. You'd expect with months of build-up there would be some grand revelation. That wasn't the case, however, as she was simply asked during a Good Day New York interview if they were a couple. U...

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosting Golden Globes

October 15th, 2013 3:20pm EDT
Tina Fey
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have agreed to host the Golden Globe Awards for the next two years.
The comediennes have inked deals to present the star-studded ceremony in Los Angeles in 2014 and 2015, after winning rave reviews when they hosted the prestigious event for the first time in January.
In a statement on Tuesday (10.15.13), Hollywood Foreign Press Association president Theo Kingman said: "It's wonderful news. They have always been our first choice as hosts and we're delighted they are back for the next two years."
The former 'Saturday Night Live' stars were forced to apologize to Tayl...

Tina Fey And Amy Poehler To Host Golden Globes For Two More Years

October 15th, 2013 1:01pm EDT
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have been rewarded for boosting the Golden Globes' ratings with a chance to do it two more times.

The awards show saw a 28% increase in ratings with the duo at the helm after they replaced three-time host Ricky Gervais, giving it the most viewers in six years. The Saturday Night Live alumni were given rave reviews as well, with the Los Angeles Times calling them "Lovely, brilliant, and utterly fearless."

Hollywood Foreign Press Association President Theo Kingma said, "It's wonderful news. They have always been our first choice as hosts and we're delighted they are...

Jessica Alba, Kerry Washington, More Shine At Power Of Women Luncheon

October 5th, 2013 5:45pm EDT
Jessica Alba
Some of Hollywood's most prominent women attended the 5th Annual Variety's Power of Women Luncheon at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on Friday.

Actresses commended for their philanthropic work included Amy Poehler, Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington, Elizabeth Banks, and Jennifer Hudson.

Poehler joked, "Giving to charity is good for your skin. And it makes your (butt) smaller."

Guest Jessica Alba told the crowd:  "If you're blessed with a platform and access to pop culture and media, and you have the heart, being able to raise awareness for things that you care abo...

'Parks And Recreation' - 'London Part I & II' Review

September 27th, 2013 3:45pm EDT
Parks and Recreation
“Parks and Recreation” is back and we could not be happier, especially when the new season kicks off with such a fantastic episode. How is it that a series that can be so ridiculously funny and silly also have me tearing up by the closing credits? It still amazes me that the show manages to sustain such a perfect combination of comedy and real emotion without ever crossing the line into sappy or overwrought. The writers balance the two facets of the show exceptionally and “London Part I & II” are great examples of their skill. Starting out with the greatest wedding ever televised, real or f...

Jon Hamm & Amy Poehler To Host Party For Emmy Losers

September 22nd, 2013 4:00pm EDT
Jon Hamm
"Mad Men" star Jon Hamm knows what it's like to lose, so he's hosting a special party for the losers of tonight's Emmy Awards. The actor is nominated for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series" for his portrayal of Don Draper in "Mad Men." However, he's been nominated, and lost, five times.
He and another former Emmy loser, Amy Poehler, decided to hold a celebration for those who don't win awards.
Hamm told, "We figured that the winners get celebrated enough so we thought it was about time that the losers get celebrated. And Poehler and I are friends from a long time ago ...

Will Arnett stubs out cigarette habit

May 19th, 2013 8:41pm EDT
Will Arnett
Comedian Will Arnett has kicked his smoking habit after spending nearly 30 years puffing away on cigarettes.

The Arrested Development star, who turned 43 earlier this month (May13), reveals he made it his New Year's (13) resolution to stub out his unhealthy addiction.

However, Arnett admits it hasn't been easy and he's been relying on an anti-smoking aid, Nicorette gum, to keep him from lighting up again.

He says, "I quit smoking a few months ago... (I started) when I was 13 because it was cool, it was very cool. I smoked for the better part of 30 years and it sort of dawned on me...


Amy Poehler's 'I Love You Boston' Video Tackles Tough Subject

April 20th, 2013 9:31am EDT
Amy Poehler
Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler has taken on the subject of Monday's Boston Marathon bombing in a video posted to her "Amy Poehler's Smart Girls" YouTube channel on Friday.

The Boston College alum, who grew up in nearby Newtown, Mass., addressed a teen girl's question about feeling some peer pressure to watching online videos with troubling imagery.

"What should we be looking at and watching these days?" Amy replied to the letter. "Because, in light of recent events, I've — and I'm sure you have — and the rest of the world, if not America, have been looking at photographs that have ...

Tina Fey Says 'No Way' To Hosting The Oscars

February 27th, 2013 1:03pm EST
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler
Don't expect Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to make the jump from the Golden Globes to the Academy Awards next year.

A day after Seth MacFarlane said there was no chance he would return to host the Oscars next year, Tina Fey has revealed to Huffington Post that she has no plans to run the show, either.

Asked if she would host the Oscars, she said, "No, you can. But I just feel like that gig is so hard. Especially for, like, a woman -- the amount of months that would be spent trying on dresses alone ... no way."

After being asked if there was even a "one in a million chance" she would host, she...

Amy Poehler Releasing Her First Book

January 29th, 2013 10:37am EST
Amy Poehler
Amy Poehler is set to bring laughs to the literary world after signing a book deal.

The Parks and Recreation star will share funny anecdotes and tales from her life in the tome, which will be released in 2014.

A statement from the book's publisher, It Books, reads, "(The book is) an illustrated, non-linear diary full of humor and honesty and brimming with true stories, fictional anecdotes and life lessons, the book will be a unique and engaging experience from one of today's most talented and beloved stars."

Poehler will be following in the footsteps of her friend and fellow comedienn...

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