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Top 5 Free Spirit Female Film Characters

February 2nd, 2015 8:20pm EST
Top 5 Free Spirit Female Film Characters
By definition a person who is a free spirit is described as being relaxed, free from worldly concerns and can act of his or her own choosing. But what about such a state of mind in the cinematic world - what traits would embody such a memorable movie character? For the purposes of this top five list we’re going with the bold and the beautiful – a handful of direct, fearless and sassy gals with unbridled imagination and limitless spirit. These are women who are most at home guiding others well outside their comfort zone and in turn showing them that life is indeed worth living. So let go...

Mariah & Nick Cannon Are Splitting & More Celebrity Break-Up News

August 21st, 2014 7:39pm EDT
Mariah & Nick Cannon Are Splitting & More Celebrity Break-Up New
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon have been living separately in New York City for months and are in the middle of divorce proceedings, according to

The couple call it quits back in May and have been working on dividing up their property and creating a custody agreement regarding their 3-year-old twins, daughter Monroe and son Moroccan.

The point of contention between the couple occurred back in March when Cannon named five women he had sex with, including Kim Kardashian. Carey was reportedly furious about the reveal and felt humiliated about the public disclosure.

The songstress a...

Meg Ryan Lands 'How I Met Your Dad' Role

April 24th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Meg Ryan
Meg Ryan has joined the "How I Met Your Mother" spin-off series, "How I Met Your Dad" as the narrator. She will play the future version of main character Sally, according to

"Future" Sally will recall to her kids the story of how she met their father. Young Sally will be played by Greta Gerwig.

On "How I Met Your Mother," Bob Saget voiced Future Ted.

Ryan, 52, is most known for 90s films such as "Sleepless in Seattle" and "You've Got Mail" as well as the hit 1989 romantic comedy "When Harry Met Sally..."

She has made guest appearances on several TV series, including "Web T...

Meg Ryan To Produce & Star In New NBC Series

October 12th, 2013 8:44am EDT
Meg Ryan
Meg Ryan will produce and star in a new comedy series for NBC. The actress will portray a former hotshot editor and single mom in New York in the as-yet-untitled series.
Former "Family Ties" scribe Marc Lawrence is writing the series, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
It isn't Ryan's first foray into television. In the early 80s she starred in "One of the Boys" with Mickey Rooney and Dana Carvey. More recently she appeared in Lisa Kudrow's "Web Therapy."

The 51-year-old actress currently lives in downtown Manhattan with her daughter Daisy, 8, whom she adopted from China. She has bee...

Where Are They Now: Inside Meg Ryan's New Private Life

October 6th, 2013 9:00am EDT
Meg Ryan
Twenty years after Sleepless in Seattle, Meg Ryan has put the role of America’s sweetheart behind her. This week’s issue of PEOPLE examines why the former queen of romantic comedies has abandoned Hollywood in favor of a peaceful and private life in New York. Ryan today is guarded, cautious, and resolutely determined to avoid the fame that she once described as “traumatizing.” She skips awards shows, rarely does red carpets, and hasn’t granted a major interview in five years. Instead, the 51-year-old actress lives primarily in downtown Manhattan, where she is raising her daughter Daisy, 8, a...

10 Celebrities Who Aren't Aging Well

October 1st, 2013 6:30pm EDT
Melanie Griffith
Whether it is bad genes, multiple plastic surgery procedures or simply too much partying, there are a few celebrities who look well beyond their years They can’t all be Betty White, Christie Brinkley or Sophia Loren, right? Here is our list of celebrities who aren’t aging well.

Melanie Griffith- The fifty-six year old used to be an adorable gal with a warm smile and now she looks like the plastic surgery she had is sinking off of her face. 

Val Kilmer-This former Batman star may only be fifty-three but his excessive partying has definitely taken a toll on his former Batman looks. 


Celebrity Plastic Surgery Gone Bad

February 21st, 2013 8:07pm EST
Kim Novak
Most celebrities have had "a little work done" over the course of their careers, going for the usual nip here or tuck there to improve their appearance and keep themselves looking youthful enough to keep landing the big roles; and then there are the few dozen who have taken cosmetic surgery procedures to their most extreme.

Take former Dead or Alive singer Pete Burns, for instance. Known in the early 80s for his flamboyant, androgynous appearance, Burns has undergone several cosmetic surgeries -- likening them to simply "buying a new sofa" and saying it's something he'll always keep doing ...

12 Cheating Celebrities

August 3rd, 2012 5:09pm EDT
Jesse James & Sandra Bullock
With all the temptations in Hollywood, it's not unusual for someone in a committed relationship to stray. In fact, these days it seems quite common for stars to cheat.

Sometimes actors begin their affairs while on the film set far from home. Other times they're marriages are failing, and they find new partners to make them happy.

Whatever the reason, people cheat. And if you happen to be famous, the world often hears about it.

Sandra Bullock took a chance when she married Jesse James. His first wife was a porn star, after all. Sandra and Jesse wed in 2005 and James' infidelity was expos...

Meg Ryan Pays Tribute To Nora Ephron

June 27th, 2012 4:33pm EDT
Meg Ryan
Actress Meg Ryan has paid a heartfelt tribute to late director Nora Ephron, insisting she'll never forget the moviemaker's "wisdom, wit and sparkle lights".

The legendary screenwriter and filmmaker passed away on Tuesday after a secret battle with acute myeloid leukemia.

Hollywood icons Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal and Nicole Kidman have already paid their tributes, and now Ryan, who starred in Ephron's iconic Sleepless in Seattle, You've Got Mail and When Harry Met Sally... films, has reflected on the tragic loss.

In a statement released to, Ryan writes, "Nora ...

Blu-ray Review: 'Kate & Leopold' (Director's Cut)

April 20th, 2012 9:20am EDT
Kate & Leopold photo
Ready to cross time for a little romance? Then check out the review of the new to Blu-ray title "Kate & Leopold" (Directors Cut) out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The review porthole entrance is below!

Title: "Kate & Leopold" (Director’s Cut)

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber

Director: James Mangold

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 123 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment


The Flick: Cute, quaint and all-too-familiar, "Kate & Leopold" is ultimately saved from the schmaltz by one hell of a stellar ...

Dennis Quaid's Wife Files For A Divorce

March 9th, 2012 11:10am EST
Dennis Quaid
Actor Dennis Quaid is steeling himself for a divorce battle after his wife filed documents to end their marriage.

The Day After Tomorrow star Quaid's third wife, Kimberly Buffington-Quaid, has filed for divorce and is demanding spousal support, her lawyers' fees, and a share of the actor's assets.

However, the split could be a drawn-out affair as Quaid wants Kimberly to get "nothing," according to

In her divorce petition, Kimberly's representatives state, "The marriage has become insupportable because of discord or conflict of personalities... that destroys the legitimate end...

Happy 50th Birthday, Meg Ryan!

November 19th, 2011 12:00pm EST
Meg Ryan
Meg Ryan might not be the star she once was when she was breaking our hearts in classic romantic comedies like "When Harry Met Sally" and "Sleepless In Seattle," but there's no doubt she deserves her place in Hollywood history.

Nowadays, she's more famous for her private life and her romances than she is for film roles, but she has already amassed some iconic characters including orgasm-faking Sally Albright ("When Harry Met Sally"), Annie Reed ("Sleepless in Seattle"), Alice Green ("When a Man Loves a Woman") and Kathleen Kelly ("You've Got Mail").

Away from the big screen, she's a mom o...

John Mellencamp's Divorce Finalized

August 15th, 2011 10:40pm EDT
John Mellencamp
Rocker John Mellencamp is officially single - his divorce from model Elaine Irwin was finalized on Friday.

The veteran musician, 59, split from Irwin, 41, last year and filed papers in Indiana to legally end their 18-year marriage in January.

The former couple reached "an amicable settlement" regarding the separation of property and will share joint legal custody of their two sons, Hud, 17, and Speck, 16, who will live primarily with their mother.

It is Mellencamp's third divorce. He is currently dating actress Meg Ryan.

Meg Ryan & John Mellencamp Cuddle & Kiss In Romantic Rome (Photos)

July 13th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
Meg Ryan & John Mellencamp
Meg Ryan and boyfriend John Mellencamp enjoyed a romantic evening together in Rome, Italy, last night.

The couple strolled arm in arm and shared a kiss as they sat on a bench. The pair, however, refused a rose from a flower seller, reportedly saying romance is dead. It doesn't like that to us!

Meg stars in the upcoming film "Long Time Gone" about a broken family that finds their relationships to one another changed by a new arrival in the household.

Dennis Quaid & Meg Ryan's Son Lands 'Hunger Games' Role

May 19th, 2011 10:04pm EDT
Dennis Quaid
Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan's teenage son Jack has landed a leading role in the much-anticipated movie adaptation of bestselling novel The Hunger Games.

The youngster will play Marvel in the project's trilogy.

He joins leading lady Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Stanley Tucci, Wes Bentley, Woody Harrelson and Elizabeth Banks among the cast of the new film, which will be directed by Gary Ross.

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Interview: Producer Effie Brown 'Inherits' Greatness

April 12th, 2011 10:00am EDT
For those who like the finer things from their films, Producer Effie Brown has got you covered. A thoughtful champion of interesting and original work, Brown has carved out a successful career thus far by backing some of the most inventive movies to hit the screen. From early work with female based stories like "Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Her" and "Real Women Have Curves" to Jane Campion’s departure from period pieces "In The Cut" and even the breakout indie darling "Rocket Science" (five star stuff!) which launched the career of future Oscar nominee Anna Kendrick, Brown has a...

Spotted: Meg Ryan & John Mellencamp Getting Cozy While Shopping

April 5th, 2011 11:00am EDT
Meg Ryan & John Mellencamp
Odd couple Meg Ryan and John Mellencamp spent the day together shopping in Los Angeles yesterday. At one point the pair put their arms around each other while looking at men's clothing.

Meg might have had a hand in John's recent divorce, thanks in part to her new partnership with the singer for a musical they are working on.

Meg's personal life has been slightly controversial. It appears she likes to get involved with the men she works with. In 2000, she had a fling with "Proof of Life" co-star Russell Crowe while she was still married to Dennis Quaid. Ryan divorced Quaid a year later.


'Top Gun' Soars Onto Blu-ray & Digital Copy Combo On August 30

March 9th, 2011 7:23am EST
Top Gun
Celebrating 25 years of the need for speed, the action-packed, sexy and breathtaking thrill-ride "Top Gun" soars onto a Blu-ray/Digital Copy Combo on August 30 from Paramount Home Entertainment.

The story of an elite group of pilots competing to be the best in their class and earn the title of "Top Gun" captured the imagination of a generation and earned a worldwide box office of over $350 million.

Tom Cruise is superb as the cocky but talented pilot known as Maverick and Kelly McGillis sizzles as the civilian instructor who teaches Maverick a few things you can’t learn in a classroom....

Did Meg Ryan Instigate John Mellencamp's Divorce?

January 3rd, 2011 3:00pm EST
John Mellencamp
The New York Post is reporting that Proof of Life star Meg Ryan may have had a hand in John Mellencamp's recent divorce, thanks in part to her new partnership with the singer for a musical they are working on.

Ryan and Mellencamp were together on the red carpet at TriBeCa, and a source told the New York Post "Meg has been to a couple of recent shows" to support John on his musical tour.

Mellencamp announced his split from his wife on New Year's Eve, releasing the following through his spokesman: "John and Elaine Mellencamp are proud of their 20 years together and are very happy with the...

Meg Ryan 'Just Friends' With Tim Robbins

May 27th, 2010 8:43am EDT
Meg Ryan
A representative for Meg Ryan has dismissed rumors the actress has embarked on a romance with newly-single Tim Robbins - insisting the stars are just "great friends".

Robbins split from his long-term partner, Susan Sarandon, in 2009 after 23 years together. The actress has since been linked to her ping-pong club business partner, Jonathan Bricklin, although she denied they are romantically involved.

Robbins has now been hit with rumors of a new relationship with Ryan after they were seen together in California twice last week, but a representative for the Sleepless in Seattle star is ad...

Female Celebrities Cheat Too!

April 9th, 2010 9:21am EDT
Female celebrity cheaters
Former NFL star and "Today Show" correspondent Tiki Barber has become the latest male celebrity embroiled in a cheating scandal. Like Tiger Woods and Jesse James before him, Tiki will be subjected to intense media scrutiny and heavily criticized by women everywhere, including the whole cast of "The View." While it may seem like only male celebrities cheat on their partners due to these recent cheating scandals involving high-profile male celebrities, female celebrities are just as guilty when it comes to committing adultery.

From Elizabeth Taylor to Angelina Jolie, female celebrities have ...

Starpulse Scene: Top 10 Hollywood Gossip Wrap-up

December 3rd, 2009 9:00am EST
Starpulse Scene
Contributing writer Erin Demchak shares the Top 10 latest Hollywood gossip on the Starpulse Scene. This week Erin discusses the American Music Awards and the new Dancing With The Stars champs.

New Moon makes box office history, Paula Deen gets 'hammed', Meg Ryan and Julian McMahon may be a new item and Jon and Kate are still plus eight but minus a marriage. Check out these stories and more on this week's hottest Hollywood gossip video -The Starpulse Scene.

Story by Erin Demchak

Starpulse contributing writer

Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'Transylmania,' 'Everybody's Fine' & More

November 30th, 2009 10:04am EST
Tomorrow evening I will have the opportunity to see Jason Reitman's new travel comedy "Up in the Air" starring George Clooney. I have read a number of early favorable reviews of the film, and I really like Reitman's movies, so I'm fairly excited.

Comedy seems to prevail as a common theme this week. At the box office there will be two dramas and three comedies. Two of the films premiering are American adaptations of foreign films. In addition to "Up in the Air" films opening this week include "Armored," "Brothers," "Everybody's Fine," "Serious Moonlight," and "Transylmania."


The 12 Chick Flick Queens

September 11th, 2009 2:20pm EDT
Kate Hudson
Two days ago we pointed to the top 10 romantic comedy men who need restraining orders. Now Wonderwall has presented the 12 Queens of Chick Flicks; the women that represent the genre.

#12: Kate Hudson - "A somewhat recent addition, Kate was inducted into to the league of lovable ladies after her chick flick debut in "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days." She's proven that she's got the quirky, relatable yet completely irresistible woman thing on lockdown. Strange. It's as though she inherited a mystical rom com gene. Oh wait..."

#11: Renee Zellweger - "No one else can quite master the lip-po...

Celebrities Who Get Naked On Screen: A Thin Line Between Classy & Trashy

June 19th, 2009 10:09am EDT
Halle Berry
Hollywood royalty used to use body doubles for filming sex scenes in their films; the thought of them baring it all was almost a joke. But as sex and nudity have taken a more artsy approach on screen, celebrities are jumping at the chance to take their careers to a more risqué level...

Yet, baring it all in films is a very touchy subject with actors. This is a topic young Hollywood and wannabe actors can't seem to grasp. If you are an established actor and nudity is done in good taste, it's viewed by most people as classy. But if you're just starting out, you don't want to be known as ...

The Best and Worst Tom Hanks Movies

March 26th, 2009 12:22pm EDT
Tom Hanks
Boy oh boy, Tom Hanks sure has come a long way from his humble bumble beginning as the cross-dressing Kip Wilson on the television show "Bosom Buddies." With a slew of critically acclaimed performances and two back-to-back Academy Award wins for his roles in "Philadelphia" and "Forrest Gump," there is no denying that Mr. Hanks is one of the most talented actors in Hollywood. He may not be the most handsome guy in the room, but Tom Hanks' winning combination of boy-next-door charm and multifaceted talent has indubitably ascertained him to be an American staple, like apple pie or hot dogs. Ne...

Cliffs Notes For Chick Flicks

March 3rd, 2009 2:51pm EST
The Notebook
Ever wonder what your wife is talking about when she mentions "that scene" from When Harry Met Sally? Or why your female co-workers start giggling when they refer to Bob in cubicle 8 as "Mr. Big"? Do you feel you're missing out on some cornerstone of pop culture, but just can't bring yourself to sit through all those tear-jerkers with a box of Kleenex and a carton of Jamoca Almond Fudge?

Well fear no more, because we've done the couch work for you - with this quick reference guide you'll never again be left scratching your head during a heated Julia Roberts/ Sandra Bullock debate.


The 2008 Movie Quiz

January 1st, 2009 1:00pm EST
Dark Knight
That was the year that was! A year of babies, blockbusters, Bond and Batman - but were you paying attention?

As the Tinseltown gossip merry-go-round prepares for its final spin of 2008, we thought we'd offer you a Christmas feast of posers from the year's big stars, films and events.

So, prop up a plastic palm tree, tell granny to take a break from the Botox and get ready for a little light-hearted befuddlement.

Eyes down...

1. What are the names of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's twin babies?

a. Emme and Max

b. Vivienne and Knox

c. Maddox and Shiloh

d. Bill an...

Check Out 'The Women' On DVD Dec. 21

December 13th, 2008 7:24am EST
The Women
Mothers, daughters, wives, friends: These are the women of The Women. Based on Clare Boothe Luce's Broadway success and the hit 1939 movie, this sparkling update (from Murphy Brown creator Diane English) set in Manhattan and featuring an all-star, all-female cast says a lot about what it means to be today's woman and all of it's funny!

The story starts with beautiful, smart, accomplished Mary Haines (Meg Ryan) discovering her husband is cheating on her. It's a time when friends are needed, so Mary's gal pals (Annette Bening, Jada Pinkett Smith and Debra Messing) and mother (Candice Be...

Slideshow: Meg Ryan Vs. Goldie Hawn

October 30th, 2008 9:47am EDT
Goldie Hawn
They may not be hot young 20-somethings anymore, but Meg Ryan (46) and Goldie Hawn (63!) were blond bombshells back in the day. Heck, they still look good, don't they? Click through our photo slideshow, and tell us what you think about the actresses.

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