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Jennifer Lopez Shares Bikini Selfie As BFF Leah Remini Asks Her To 'Be Ugly Once'

July 22nd, 2014 1:28pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez goofed off with BFF Leah Remini last week and over the weekend, both sharing some funny videos they took of each other, and J. Lo showing off one sizzling selfie.

The two stars have been enjoying some time off in the Hamptons, and last week Jen took a secret video of her pal bopping along to Jay-Z in the car.

Remini then made her own video -- and going off on her pal for looking so damn good all the time!

"Jen asked me to meet up by the pool, right," Leah says in the video as she turns the camera on herself for a moment. "Here's me - normal."

"Look at this one, head wrap!...
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Rumor Patrol: Justin Bieber Romances, Robin Thicke Bombs, 'The View' And Sarah Palin

July 13th, 2014 12:03pm EDT
Rumor Patrol: Justin Bieber Romances, Robin Thicke Bombs, 'The V
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.

Justin Bieber Dating Yovanna Ventura: Just when you thought Justin was getting back with Selena Gomez (they basically spent everyday together a few months ago, after all), it appears maybe the singer was trying to let her down gently before dropping the bomb. Justin uploaded photos of himself and the beautiful Yovanna, and by all intents and purposes it appears the two are an item. Has Justin really mov...
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7 Celebrities Who Like Scientology A Little Too Much

June 4th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
7 Celebrities Who Like Scientology A Little Too Much
When former King of Queens star Leah Remini went on the Ellen Degeneres Show last week, she used it as an opportunity to clearly state that she believes she is better off since leaving the "religion" of Scientology last summer.

The now Xenu-free Remini stated that she and her family have found "new ways to reconnect" and that leaving the religion "has really brought us closer together."

While we're happy for Remini, but we can't help but hope that some other famous celebrities would follow her example.

Here are 7 Famous Stars Who Are A Little Too Into Scientology.

Tom Cruise

Well,...
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17 Unlikely Celebrity Buddies

March 6th, 2014 2:00pm EST
17 Unlikely Celebrity Buddies
Celebrities will always be available to promote off their latest products, films, television shows and endorsements. Yet, they tend to keep their celebrity friendships on the down low. Some of these star buddies are surprising, some are well-known. With all the behind-the-scenes backstabbing that can go along with being in the business, it is a good thing these duos have each other to count on for some real camaraderie.

1. Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio

Leo and Jonah found friendship on the set of "Wolf of Wall Street" and have continued their relationship ever since. Said Jonah to E!,...
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Leah Remini To Star On TLC Reality Series

March 6th, 2014 8:24am EST
Leah Remini To Star On TLC Reality Series
Former "King of Queens" star and Scientology drop out Leah Remini will star in her own reality series for TLC. The show will focus on the Brooklyn-born star and her life in Los Angeles with her husband, Angelo, and 9-year-old daughter Sofia.

Network spokesperson Nancy Daniels explained: "Leah is a no-nonsense, hard-working, relatable mom, wife, daughter, and sister. Her sharp humor and unfiltered family are a perfect match for the network."

Also featured on the show will be Remini's "eccentric" stepfather and her sister and brother-in-law, who sometimes speak in a secret coded language th...
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Leah Remini: Why I Left The Church Of Scientology

February 27th, 2014 12:03pm EST
Laah Remini
Leah Remini has revealed in a recent interview she left the Church of Scientology for the sake of her daughter.

In a lengthy interview of Buzzfeed, Remini shared the story of how her family got involved with the group. Her mother uprooted the family and moved from New York to a Scientology compound in Florida. Remini says, "We were separated from our mother. We had to sign billion-year contracts we didn’t understand. And we kept saying, 'Why are you doing this to us? Why are we here?'"

Remini's family landed in Los Angeles soon after, where she dropped out of public school to be educated ...
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Jennifer Lopez Supports Pal Leah Remini At 'Dancing With The Stars' As Bruno Tonioli Calls For More Twerking

September 17th, 2013 9:31pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini
Jennifer Lopez was in the Dancing With The Stars audience Monday night to support pal Leah Remini, who is paired up with pro Tony Dovolani.

"Here at #DWTS to support my girl @LeahRemini!!!! She gave it her all and couldn't be more proud of her!!!" Wrote J. Lo, whose beau Beau 'Casper' Smart sat besid her in the audience.

Remini lost a lot of friends following her split from the Church of Scientology over the summer, but according to her sister Nicole, things are just fine between the two stars.

"They're best friends, and they're fine," Nicole tells People magazine. "None of her Scientolo...
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Leah Remini Lost Friends After Leaving The Church Of Scientology

September 10th, 2013 8:25am EDT
Leah Remini
After leaving the Church of Scientology, Leah Remini was forced to cut ties with several friends. In July, the former "King Of Queens" star announced she was quitting the controversial organization after being a member for nearly 30 years.

The actress revealed she had become uncomfortable with some of the church's practices and told Ellen DeGeneres on Monday that one of the worst parts about the split was losing some of her life-long friends.

She explained, "Over time, my eyes opened, and I just could no longer be affiliated with the organization, and my family felt the same, so we left. ...
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'Dancing With The Stars' Cast Revealed For 17th Season -- We Pick The Winner

September 4th, 2013 3:07pm EDT
Dancing with the Stars 17th season cast
Would you believe that this is the 17th season of Dancing with the Stars? This season, ABC will be only airing one episode of the show per week instead of the usual two, due ratings slipping through the years. However, producers have pulled together a rather interesting cast of characters this season. Let's break down who we think will win it all:

Bill Engvall dancing with pro Emma Slater

We won't see much of Bill nor newcomer Emma. This is the prime suspect for first off the show. Verdict: 12th place.

Jack Osbourne dancing with pro Cheryl Burke

I'm a big fan of Jack, but it's n...
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Leah Remini, Snooki Joining Cast Of Next 'Dancing With The Stars'

August 28th, 2013 10:01pm EDT
Leah Remini
Ex-Scientologist Leah Remini is heading to the ballroom dance floor.

The former The King Of Queens star is reportedly set to join the cast of the upcoming season of ABC's hit celebreality show Dancing With The Stars, sources tell website TMZ.com.

Remini had a much-publicized falling out with the church in July after questioning the whereabouts of church leader David Miscavige's wife Shelly, who hadn't been seen in public in six years.

Other stars reported to appear on the 17th season of the comptetition include actress Valerie Harper, who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer earlier ...
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Leah Remini Files Missing Persons Report For Scientology Leader David Miscavige's Wife

August 9th, 2013 10:44am EDT
Leah Remini
The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed on Thursday that an investigation regarding the wife of Scientology leader David Miscavige has been ongoing after reports that actress Leah Remini, who recently broke from the church, filed a missing persons report over the whereabouts of Mrs. Miscavige.

Police wouldn't say whether or not the actress had anything to do with the filing; however, sources told TMZ.com that Remini personally filed the report after leaving the church after over 30 years last month.

Shelly Miscavige has not been see in public since 2006, and church officials insist th...
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A.M. Roundup: Leah Remini Vs. Scientology, Lady Gaga Goes Nude Again, Kate Upton: 'I'm Not A Toy'

August 9th, 2013 10:31am EDT
Leah Remini
Actress Leah Remini, who recently split from the Church of Scientology, reportedly filed a missing persons report for the wife of church leader David Miscavige. Shelly Miscavige hasn't been seen in public since 2006, prompting questions about her whereabouts and speculation over whether or not she's being punished or held somewhere by the church against her will. Police confirmed an investigation last night but wouldn't say whether or not Remini had anything to do with it. Mrs. Miscavige was later found by police, who closed the case and called the report "unfounded" according to TMZ. The c...
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Leah Remini Opens Up About Leaving The Church Of Scientology

July 29th, 2013 9:00pm EDT
Leah Remini
Earlier this month, Leah Remini left the Church of Scientology after being a member for over 30 years. She reportedly was butting heads with leader David Miscavige and was becoming increasingly uncomfortable with some of the church's practices.

The actress has since come forward to explain her decision to leave, insisting she should have been able to question issues without fear of reprisal. She also appears to have chosen her friends and family over the church.

She told People.com, "We stand united, my family and I, and I think that says a lot about who we are, and what we're about."
 
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Leah Remini: 'I'm Thankful For All Your Support' Following Scientology Departure

July 12th, 2013 1:07pm EDT
Leah Remini
Leah Remini has thanked everyone rushing to her support after her departure from the Church of Scientology.

Remini made headlines yesterday when it was reported she quit the group. The New York Post reported she dealt with years of "interrogations," some stemming from her asking questions about Scientology leader David Miscavige's wife and the way he ran the group.

The sources say Remini was against policies barring members from questioning Miscavige's management or reporting abuse. She was also at odds with the rules making members stay away from family and friends not in the Church.

"S...
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The Morning Roundup: Leah Remini Quits Scientology, 'Pacific Rim' Review, Amanda Seyfried On 'Lovelace' And Sex

July 12th, 2013 10:21am EDT
Leah Remini
Actress Leah Remini has severed her ties to the Church of Scientology over some disagreements she had with church head David Miscavige. The "King of Queens" star was a member of the church for over three decades and now feels that the organization is corrupt. (story) Remini confirmed the split, thanking fans and the press for all the support she's received. (story)

Guillermo del Toro's sci-fi action film "Pacific Rim" opens in theaters today, and here's all the stuff you need to know about it. Like it has ginormous monsters that came to Earth via an undersea portal and mankind has actually...
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Leah Remini Breaks From The Church Of Scientology

July 11th, 2013 9:20pm EDT
Leah Remini
Former King Of Queens star Leah Remini has cut her ties to the Church of Scientology.

The actress has decided to end her 30-year relationship with the church over a disagreement with church head David Miscavige after questioning several of the church's strict policies.

"It all began when Leah questioned the validity of excommunication of people," a source told the New York Post on Thursday. "She is stepping back from a regime she thinks is corrupt. She thinks no religion should tear apart a family or abuse someone under the umbrella of 'religion.'"

Tensions between Remini and the church ...
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Leah Remini Sued By Former Managers Over 'Family Tools'

December 19th, 2012 8:50am EST
Leah Remini
Leah Remini is facing legal action from her former managers over allegations she failed to pay commission from her new TV show Family Tools.

The star was sued in Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday by talent agents The Collective, over claims she fired her team after signing a $100,000 per episode contract with ABC network.

In the documents, lawyers for the company allege she entered into an oral agreement last November to hand over 10 per cent of her future earnings, but axed her managers in October after working out the deal on the upcoming comedy, which is set to air in May.

The ...
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The Top 10 Celebrity Twitter Feuds Of 2012

December 12th, 2012 12:07pm EST
Kim Kardashian and Jon Hamm
There have been celebrity feuds since there have been celebrities, but before the rise of social media these feuds were held through snappy comments in magazines and newspapers. Now, with the popularity of Twitter, millions can watch their favorite celebrities duke it out in real-time! These are the Top 10 Celebrity Twitter Feuds of 2012!

Jon Hamm vs Kim Kardashian

This petty feud started when Hamm told Elle in an interview, “Whether it’s Paris Hilton or Kim Kardashian or whoever, stupidity is certainly celebrated. Being a f—ing idiot is a valuable commodity in this culture because you’re...
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10 Celebrities You May Not Know Are Scientologists

July 8th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Sofia Milos
It's widely known that Tom Cruise, John Travolta, his wife Kelly Preston and Kirstie Alley are scientologists. Cruise is going through a very public divorce with actress Katie Holmes, and it is allegedly due to his ties with the religion.

Twelve years ago, Travolta made the film "Battlefield Earth," a film adapted from the novel by Ron L. Hubbard, the founder of Scientology.

In 2010 on Larry King Live, Alley said her religion helped her with weight loss, considering she'd only been fat three or four years of her life. "God knows where I'd be if I hadn't changed the things I have changed,"...
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Sharon Osbourne Had 'Nothing To Do With' Leah Remini's Firing From 'The Talk'

March 14th, 2012 9:26am EDT
The talk
Sharon Osbourne has fired off a series of defensive tweets after Leah Remini implied the rock matriarch was to blame for the actress' dismissal from TV show "The Talk."

Remini stunned followers during a question-and-answer session on Twitter on Monday when she alleged Osbourne was behind her departure from the hit daytime show last year.

She told fans that Sharon thought she was "not funny" and "awkward," calling her and fellow co-host Holly Robinson Peete "ghetto." And, as followers tweeted their outrage, Remini added, "She (Osbourne) had us fired."

Osbourne took to her own Twitter page...
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Leah Remini Blames Sharon Osbourne For Getting Fired From 'The Talk'

March 13th, 2012 7:57am EDT
Leah Remini
Actress Leah Remini has blamed Sharon Osbourne for costing her a job on TV chat show The Talk.

Remini, who is one of Jennifer Lopez's best friends, admits she and Osbourne never got along when they co-hosted the show and when it came to contract renewal time, she claims the Brit made sure producers knew how she felt about her colleagues.

The actress took to Twitter.com on Monday to clear up months of rumors about why she and Holly Robinson Peete did not return for the current season of the show.

She wrote, "Sharon thought me and Holly were 'Ghetto', (her words) we were not funny, awkw...
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Kris Jenner To Guest Host On 'The Talk'

August 26th, 2011 3:30pm EDT
Kris Jenner
Kim Kardashian's mom Kris Jenner has landed a new TV gig - she'll stand in for Sharon Osbourne on TV talk show The Talk while the rock matriarch takes a break from the program in September.

Jenner, who is still celebrating her most famous daughter's wedding last weekend, announced the news via her blog on Friday.

She wrote, "Hi dolls!!! I'm so excited to tell you that I have been invited by the producers of The Talk to guest co-host for two weeks in September! I can't wait to join the ladies and I know this will be such a fun experience."

Meanwhile, actress Leah Remini has confirmed r...
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Celebrities React To Casey Anthony Murder Verdict On Twitter

July 5th, 2011 10:10pm EDT
Kim Kardashian, Nikki Sixx and Mandy Moore
Rocker Nikki Sixx, singer/actress Mandy Moore and socialite Kim Kardashian have all expressed their shock and outrage after Florida mother Casey Anthony was cleared of murdering her young daughter Caylee in an Orlando courtroom on Tuesday.

The jury delivered its verdict after 10 hours of deliberations in one of the most explosive court trials in two decades.

Anthony, 25, was found not guilty of first degree murder, aggravated child abuse and aggravated manslaughter of a child, but the jury members did find her guilty on four counts of providing false information to a law enforcement offic...
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Jennifer Lopez's Twins Celebrate Birthday With Celebrities

March 1st, 2011 9:56am EST
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez celebrated her twins' third birthday on Saturday by throwing a cartoon-themed bash, with guests including the kids of her celebrity pals Gwen Stefani and Leah Remini.

The singer/actress and her husband Marc Anthony toasted little Max and Emme's big day by decorating their backyard with their favorite animated characters, complete with candy machines and a big cake.

Stefani and her rocker husband Gavin Rossdale attended with their boys Kingston, four, and two-year-old Zuma, while actress Remini joined the party with her six-year-old daughter Sofia.

Max and Emme actually tur...
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CBS Renews The Talk For Second Season

January 27th, 2011 2:17pm EST
Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Holly Robinson Peete
CBS has renewed The Talk for a second season.

Hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Holly Robinson Peete and Leah Remini, the hourlong show covers current events and issues. The Talk began in October to fill the void left...

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Marissa Jaret Winokur Dropped From 'The Talk'

January 18th, 2011 2:42pm EST
Marissa jaret Winokur
Actress Marissa Jaret Winokur has been dropped from the star-studded line-up on TV chat show The Talk.

Winokur, who starred in Broadway's Hairspray, provided twice-weekly segments for the new daytime talk show, hosted by newswoman Julie Chen, rock matriarch Sharon Osbourne, and actresses Leah Remini, Holly Robinson Peete and Sara Gilbert.

But CBS bosses have parted ways with the star, three months after the show's October premiere.

The Talk executive producer Brad Bessey tells People.com, "We think the world of Marissa as a creative talent, on-air personality and super mom. This is a mut...
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Sharon Osbourne: 'I Don't Care What People Think Of My Point Of View'

October 15th, 2010 10:00am EDT
The Talk CBS
CBS is launching a new morning talk show this month. The Talk, spearheaded by Sara Gilbert, the morning show joins Julie Chen, Holly Robinson Peete, Leah Remini, Marissa Janet Winokur and Sharon Osbourne for reflection on the latest events. As different as these women are from the cast of The View, so will their conversations be different.

Osbourne returns to the talk show circuit for the group format. Her previous experience with The Sharon Osbourne Show was more of a solo host behind a desk, and she represents a judge’s panel on America’s Got Talent and X Factor. Of course her whole fami...
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Actress Sara Gilbert Comes Out

July 29th, 2010 10:04pm EDT
Sara Gilbert
Actress Sara Gilbert has ended years of speculation about her sexuality by revealing she is gay.

The former "Roseanne" star, who has two children with TV producer Allison Adler, had previously declined to discuss the details of her private life.

But Gilbert, now 35, quietly 'came out' about her sexual preference during a press conference at the Television Critics Association in Los Angeles on Wednesday, where she discussed her new chat show "The Talk," which is set to premiere this fall.

Entertainment Weekly reports that during the panel Gilbert was asked if she was comfortable being "ou...
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Interview: Nicole Sullivan Rocks!

January 12th, 2009 10:56am EST
Nicole Sullivan
(TJAGS weekly column) It was 9:30 PM, on a Thursday night, and I was in the middle of dinner and (more than a few) drinks at a local establishment. My phone starts vibrating in my left pocket, I don't recognize the number. I sheepishly answer and on the other end is the unmistakable voice of Nicole Sullivan (MADtv, The King of Queens, Rita Rocks) asking if this was a good time to speak. Our interview, scheduled earlier in the day, had been postponed -- I had thought, wrongly -- to another day.

She did not want to impose and explained we could reschedule. "Nonsense," I said, "we can st...
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A Look At The Evolution Of The Web Series

September 10th, 2008 11:46am EDT
Chelsea Handler
It's pretty apparent that the emergence of original programming on the internet, debuting at only minute-and-a-half to three minute clips, was geared directly at the teenage set-- playing into the whole shortening attention span and need to get their entertainment from the same rectangular box that they get the research for their term papers and with which they network and communicate with friends. Web series, as they were deemed, didn't officially become an official part of new media until they began to gain widespread popularity with lonelygirl15, a video blog from a so-called teenage gir...
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