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Celebrities That Turn 40 In 2014

January 1st, 2014 11:00am EST
Leonardo DiCaprio
Happy New Years everyone and welcome to 2014!

It's that time of year for our annual "who is turning 40" this year extravaganza. Truth is, lots of people do, but we'll just keep it to the more famous variety of peeps in the world.

Doing some simple math, 40 years ago would make it 1974.

For those of you who weren't around that year, the mantra of 74' and the world was energy crisis -gasoline was a little hard to get and lines at gas stations were blocks long. Because of the crisis, our then President, Richard "Tricky Dick" Nixon imposed a 55 MPH speed limit on highways. That wasn't the re...
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The 11 Most Insane Movie Makeovers

September 25th, 2013 8:00pm EDT
The 11 Most Insane Movie Makeovers
Sometimes you have to suffer for your art. Whether it's dropping (or packing on) weight, sitting in a makeup chair for three hours a day, or getting new piercings, some actors and actresses are willing to do what it takes to convey a realistic character. Here are some of the Most Insane Movie Makeovers:

Rooney Mara in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Mara went the distance to present a faithful Lisabeth Sander. The actress had her hair dyed and cut into Sanders' bizarre fashion and bleached her eyebrows and lost weight. Most shocking, however, is Mara went ahead and got all the body pierci...
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Hilary Swank Gets Mad At Materialistic Friends In HBO's 'Mary And Martha'

April 19th, 2013 1:30pm EDT
Mary and Martha
Oscar winner Hilary Swank ("Million Dollar Baby," "Boys Don't Cry") and Oscar nominee Brenda Blethyn ("Little Voice," "Secrets & Lies") star in HBO Films' "Mary and Martha," the story of two mothers who find a way to make a difference, one child at a time. Swank plays an American interior designer who takes her little boy on an extended trip to Africa; Blethyn is an English housewife whose own son heads to Africa as a volunteer. When malaria strikes, the lives of these very different women change forever. They forge a deep friendship and embark on an epic journey of self-discovery to Africa...
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Hilary Swank Makes Charity Trip To Ethiopia

March 6th, 2013 5:42pm EST
Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank has visited Ethiopia to witness how charity cash has transformed the lives of children through education.

The Million Dollar Baby star flew to the African country on behalf of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to visit the learning centers which have been established to support local youngsters.

Swank met with young pupils at the Dima Guranda Primary School in the town of Sebeta, and she was delighted to see the positive changes made with money from UNICEF's recent campaign with luxury goods brand Montblanc.

She says, "It's so important that Montblanc has come t...
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Kristen Stewart Named 'Least Sexy Hollywood Actress'

February 20th, 2013 8:37am EST
Kristen Stewart
Poor Kristen Stewart. She had to deal with a cheating scandal last summer, and now this! The actress has topped a U.K. poll to find the "Least Sexy Hollywood Actress." Ouch!

Obviously, those surveyed rated sexiness as more than just a physical attribute because Stewart is definitely not a bad looking woman. Perhaps her on/off relationship with British heartthrob Robert Pattinson had something to do with it?

Other unattractive ladies on the list include former "Sexy and the City" star Sarah Jessica Parker and troubled actress Lindsay Lohan.

Rounding out the top five on the Menkind.co.uk p...
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Hilary Swank Shows Off Her Curves In Paris

January 26th, 2013 2:10pm EST
Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank looked swanky at the Sidaction Gala Dinner 2013 at Pavillon d'Armenonville in Paris, France, earlier this week. The actress showed off some cleavage in a sweetheart neckline black and beige dress.

Several celebrities showed up to the event, including Leelee Sobieski, Dita Von Teese, Fan Bingbing, and  Paz Vega.

Swank stars in the upcoming film "You're Not You" opposite Josh Duhamel and Emmy Rossum. It centers on a terminally ill woman and the aimless young woman who becomes her caregiver.
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20 Celebrities Makeup-Free And Barefaced

October 6th, 2012 3:09pm EDT
Kourtney Kardashian
We are always use to seeing celebrities blemish free and looking picture perfect where ever they go. While some wouldn't get caught dead barefaced in public, others feel they don't need to look their best all the time; some have even taken to twitter to expose their makeup-free self. Here are 19 celebrities decided to give their skin a chance to breathe a bit.

We recently spotted Kourtney Kardashian barefaced on the beach in Miami getting a bit of exercise.

Here's Christina Ricci having lunch with a friend in New York City.

Makeup-less Rihanna leaves her hotel in New York C...
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Hilary Swank Splits With Longtime Boyfriend

August 21st, 2012 9:58am EDT
Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank and her boyfriend of five years have broken up. The actress began dating her talent agent, John Campisi, in 2006 but split earlier this summer, according to People.com.

Swank, 38, was previously married to actor Chad Lowe, but they divorced in 2006 after nine years of marriage.

Swank stars in the upcoming film "The Dallas Buyer's Club" opposite Matthew McConaughey. The film centers on a man with HIV who smuggles life-saving drugs across the Mexican border after contracting the disease during the 1980s.
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Hilary Swank Files Lawsuit Over 'Unauthorized' Photos

May 15th, 2012 8:44am EDT
Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank is suing an electronics company after bosses allegedly used her photos in unauthorized advertisements.

The Million Dollar Baby star has filed suit against Robert's Home Audio and Video, alleging her name and image were used in promotional materials for the Los Angeles-based firm.

Swank's complaint, filed in L.A. on May 10th, reads, "Defendants did not ask for or receive Ms. Swank's permission to use her photograph, identity or persona in the advertisements or otherwise to associate with Defendants' companies or to market Defendants' commercial products or services."

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Beyonce, Scarlett Johansson, Rihanna & More Stars Sizzle At Costume Institute Gala

May 8th, 2012 9:00am EDT
Beyonce
The "Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City was the place to be on Monday night.

New mom Beyonce stunned in a sheer black and purple dress that showed off her muscular legs. Rihanna was glamorous in a black form-fitted gown, while an adorable Emma Stone wore a short red cocktail dress.

Other stars shining in their designer duds included a golden Jessica Alba, a regal Scarlett Johansson, and a sparkling Cameron Diaz.

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Rihanna

Jessica Biel & Justin Timberlake

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Check Out 'New Year's Eve' On Blu-ray, DVD & Download May 1

April 30th, 2012 11:53pm EDT
New Year's Eve
Director Garry Marshall follows up "Valentine's Day" with "New Year's Eve," an all-star ensemble film featuring a cast that includes Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hilary Swank, and Ashton Kutcher.

Jessica Biel plays an expectant mom who, with Seth Meyers, tries to win some cash by being the first to give birth in the new year.

Lea Michele gets stuck in an elevator with Ashton Kutcher, who has a change of heart after spending several hours alone with the back-up singer neighbor. Bike messenger Zac Efron helps a lonely middle-aged woman (Pfeiffer) with her New Year's resloutions.

Jon...
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Sacha Baron Cohen Responds To Oscars Banishment Controversy

February 24th, 2012 11:27am EST
The Dictator
British funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen has responded to the controversy over his appearance at the Oscars by posting a spoof video in character as The Dictator demanding the return of his tickets.

The Bruno star hit headlines this week after he was reportedly banned from turning up at the Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday in costume as Admiral General Aladeen, the leader of fictional country Wadiya, from his latest movie.

Oscars bosses spoke out to insist he hadn't been told to stay away, but Cohen has now released a video to address the controversy. He appears in character in the film and ...
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Chechen Leader Asks Hilary Swank To Reveal Donation Details

February 17th, 2012 11:26am EST
Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank has refused to release details of worthy causes who benefited from her controversial attendance at Chechen president Ramzan Kadyrov's birthday party.

The Oscar-winning actress issued a groveling apology in October amid a storm of criticism of her presence at the event, and she promised to hand her personal appearance fee to charity.

Exiled former Chechen leader Akhmed Zakayev has written to the Boys Don't Cry star demanding she provide details of her payment and the charities she's handed it to - but Swank has declined the request.

A spokeswoman for the actress tells The ...
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10 Romantic Movies For Valentine's Day

February 9th, 2012 11:00am EST
10 Romantic Movies For Valentine's Day
It’s Valentine’s Day and you want to watch a romantic movie but all you can find on cable is “Love Story” and, really, how many times can you watch Ali McGraw die? Why not check out one or more of the below movies? We’ve given you choices from each decade since the 1930s to switch things up.

1931 – City Lights (Charlie Chaplin and Virginia Cherrill)

Don’t be afraid of black and white films and especially, in this case, silent films. With “The Artist” getting so much good publicity this year, why not check out a funny, romantic, silent film made by the master of silent films...
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Sean Penn Named Ambassador To Haiti

January 16th, 2012 2:17pm EST
Sean Penn
Actor-turned-activist Sean Penn is celebrating after he was made an official ambassador to Haiti on Saturday.

The Milk star has worked tirelessly to raise money and awareness for the impoverished nation since it was struck by a devastating earthquake back in 2010 and his efforts were rewarded over the weekend.

Penn was offered the job by Haitian foreign minister Laurent Lamothe at the Cinema for Peace benefit in Beverly Hills, California.

Stepping up to the podium to greet the crowd, the actor beamed, "I do accept. (It would be useful to) change being called, 'Hey you (expletive), to ...
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Hilary Swank Throws 'Redneck Christmas' Party

December 23rd, 2011 1:00pm EST
Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank bucked tradition at her recent Christmas bash by throwing a hillbilly-themed holiday party for her friends and colleagues.

The Oscar-winning actress hosted the bash at the Piano Bar in Los Angeles last weekend and the invitation told guests to expect "A Redneck Christmas, Y'all..." with "beers and boot scootin' fun".

Swank co-hosted the party with publicist Stephanie Shaw, who tells New York Post gossip column Page Six, "We wanted it to be the opposite of the Hollywood formal holiday party. We had Rice Krispies (Treats), Natty Lights (Natural Light Beer) and redneck punch.

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Robert De Niro Fell Asleep During A Scene From 'New Year's Eve'

December 8th, 2011 11:10am EST
Swank,_Hilary
Spoiler alert: This story reveals some of the surprises of the film. Wait until after you’ve seen New Year’s Eve to read this unless you want to know some of the surprises.

When you get two Academy Award winners in a scene together, you expect sparks to fly, right? New Year’s Eve features an all star cast with more than two Oscar winners. But two time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank and two time Academy Award winner Robert De Niro share scenes in the film.

“I got to work with Robert De Niro and, for me, he’s on my bucket list,” Swank said. “He was on the top of the people I have to work...
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Fergie, Lea Michele, Ashton Kutcher & Many More Celebs Attend 'New Year's Eve' Premiere (Photos)

December 6th, 2011 10:00am EST
Lea Michele & Ashton Kutcher New Year's Eve premiere
The "New Year's Eve" premiere in Los Angeles last was a star-studded event. Newly single Ashton Kutcher cozied up to his on-screen love Lea Michele, while Josh Duhamel and Fergie made one of the hottest couples on the red carpet.

The film follows the individual and intertwining storylines of 20 people as they count down the hours to New Year’s Eve.

The cast includes A-listers such as Jessica Biel, Halle Berry & Sarah Jessica Parker, who were absent at the premiere. However, stars who did show up include: Sofia Vergara, Katherine Heigl and Hilary Swank.

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Fans Pick Their Favortie Sports Film: 'Rocky'

November 26th, 2011 5:00pm EST
Rocky
"Rocky" has fought off competition from "Cool Runnings" and "Million Dollar Baby" to be named the U.K.'s favorite sports film.

Sylvester Stallone's 1976 movie about underdog boxer Rocky Balboa topped a poll by Lovefilm ahead of the 1993 comedy about the Jamaican Olympic bobsleigh team and Hilary Swank's Oscar-winning turn in Million Dollar Baby.

Lovefilm editor Helen Cowley says, "With the (2012 London) Olympics on their way... sport is a hot topic - from living room to locker room. Whether it is football favorites, bobsleighing blunders or boxing Balboas we love to watch sporting heroes ...
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Hilary Swank To Donate 'Blood Money' She Received From Chechnyan President's Party

October 14th, 2011 2:09pm EDT
Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank has vowed to hand over the money she received to attend the birthday of controversial Chechnyan president Ramzan Kadyrov to charity following increased pressure from angry human rights activists.

Officials at Human Rights Watch have denounced Swank and Jean-Claude Van Damme for partying with Kadyrov in celebration of his 35th birthday on October 5, amid allegations the leader is responsible for the brutality and torture of his own people.

The actress has already apologized for agreeing to attend the party and speaking onstage at the lavish bash in the country's capital city o...
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Hilary Swank: 'I Deeply Regret Attending Ramzan Kadyrov Party'

October 13th, 2011 12:10pm EDT
Swank,_Hilary
Actress Hilary Swank deeply regrets attending the birthday celebrations of Chechnya's controversial President Ramzan Kadyrov, insisting she did not have a "full understanding" of the event.

Swank was among guests at the lavish bash in the country's capital Grozny to mark the politician turning 35 last week. Violinist Vanessa Mae performed at the party, and a number of skyscrapers were illuminated as fireworks were simultaneously set off.

However, Swank's attendance infuriated human rights activists, who accuse Kadyrov of brutality and torture against his own people, and they publicly lamb...
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Abigail Breslin Has Morphed Into A Blonde Beauty

April 28th, 2011 1:00pm EDT
Abigail Breslin
Abigail Breslin attended the 10th Annual Tribeca Film Festival Vanity Fair Party yesterday, and the 15-year-old star is looking pretty good (with perhaps a smidge too much make-up). What do you think?

The actress has come a long way since her "Little Miss Sunshine" film warmed viewers' hearts in 2006 (see her photo below). She has certainly grown up.

Abigail recently voiced a character in "Rango" and stars in the upcoming film "New Year's Eve" opposite stars such as Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Hilary Swank.

Abigail filming "New Year's Eve" earlier this month:

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Hilary Swank Goes From Awkward Looking To Really Pretty In Just Minutes

March 15th, 2011 3:30pm EDT
Hilary Swank
We spotted Hilary Swank wrapped up tight in a winter coat on her way to the makeup trailer on the New York set of her upcoming film "New Year's Eve."

Then poof! She emerged from her trailer ready for the camera in a gray coat and colorful scarf. Quite a transformation, don't you think? Now if only we all had personal stylists who could make us look so pretty.

In the film, the lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve. Director Garry Marshall follows up "Valentine's Day" with an all-star ensemble film featuring a cast that includes Robert...
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2011 Oscar Fashion: Celebrities Step Out For The 83rd Academy Awards

February 28th, 2011 9:10am EST
Oscar Fashion
It's the most glamorous night in Hollywood, and the stars didn't disappoint at this year's Academy Awards ceremony.

It was a colorful red carpet. Actresses Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Hudson, Sandra Bullock and Jennifer Lawrence wore eye-popping crimson.

Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis were pretty in purple, and Amy Adams wore a bright blue sequined gown.

Check out the photos from the hottest night in Tinseltown, and tell us who you think looked best:

Amy Adams

Halle Berry

Natalie Portman

Sandra Bullock

Gwyneth Paltrow

Michelle Williams

Cate Blanchett

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Spotted: Katherine Heigl & Her Toddler In NYC

February 14th, 2011 9:00pm EST
Katherine Heigl
We spotted Katherine Heigl and her adorable daughter Naleigh check out of their New York hotel over the weekend.

The former "Grey's Anatomy" star appears in the upcoming film "New Year's Eve." Director Garry Marshall follows up "Valentine's Day" with an all-star ensemble film featuring a cast that includes Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hilary Swank, and Ashton Kutcher.

Heigl also stars in "One For The Money" about unemployed and newly-divorced Stephanie Plum who lands a job at her cousin's bail-bond business.

Click for more great Katherine Heigl pictures:
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Best & Worst Dressed At The 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards

January 31st, 2011 8:54am EST
SAG Fashion
Natalie Portman once again was the star of the evening. Last night she took home the Best Actress award at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards for her performance in "Black Swan." But she also gets an award from us for being one of the Best Dressed actresses of the night.

The pregnant star wore a white, strapless Azarro gown and a staggering $2 million worth of Tiffany jewels. A baby bump never looked so good!

Check out the fashion from last night's event, and tell us who YOU think was the best and worst dressed!

(And check out the winner's list here!)

THE GOOD

"Glee" star Dianna Agro...
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Tonight's TV Hot List: Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011

January 30th, 2011 9:52am EST
The Screen Actors Guild Awards | Photo Credits: The Screen Actor
Screen Actors Guild Awards
8/7c TBS, TNT
Actors honor their artistic peers for outstanding cinematic and television performances at the 17th annual glitzfest from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles. A high note of the evening is likely to be a salute to Oscar-winning veteran actor Ernest Borgnine, who receives the Life Achievement Award for his career achievements and humanitarian accomplishments. The star-bright collection of presenters includes Alec Baldwin, Jeff Bridges, LL Cool J, Amy Poehler, Rosario Dawson, Eva Longoria, Hilary Swank and Betty White. — Dean Maurer

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Jon Bon Jovi Signs On For 'New Year's Eve'

January 25th, 2011 1:39pm EST
Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi has been confirmed as the latest star to join Valentine's Day follow-up New Year's Eve - just weeks after he cast doubt on ever reviving his acting career.

The Bon Jovi frontman admitted in an interview last month he had little desire to step in front of the camera again, following roles in Pay It Forward and Moonlight and Valentino.

He told Larry King, "(Acting is) so far down the list of things to do these days, because the music has been so great. I've got other philanthropic actions and business stuff going on. So it's not that appealing."

However, the rocker, who has...
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Sienna Miller Joins 'Valentine's Day' Sequel

January 8th, 2011 10:00am EST
Sienna Miller
Sienna Miller has joined the all-star line-up for director Garry Marshall's "Valentine's Day" follow-up, "New Year's Eve."

The actress has signed on to team up with Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Hilary Swank, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Biel and Ashton Kutcher for the romantic comedy set around the last day of the year in New York City.

Taylor Swift and her ex-boyfriend Jake Gyllenhaal are also rumored to be part of the cast.

Swift, Kutcher and Biel appeared in "Valentine's Day."

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Hilary Swank To Launch Clothing Line

December 27th, 2010 1:32pm EST
Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank is set to become the latest star to launch a clothing line - she's busy designing a sporty "outdoor" range.

The Oscar-winning actress has been working with bosses at the DMA Designers Management Agency. She initially wanted to create a motivational t-shirt collection, but has now expanded the idea into an athletic clothing range.

DMA co-founder Marc Beckman tells WWD.com, "Our platform is a contemporary, outdoor, athleisure (sic) brand."
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