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Drea de Matteo Dishes On Her 'Sons Of Anarchy' Character This Season

October 8th, 2012 2:48pm EDT
Drea DeMatteo
Drea de Matteo returned to Sons of Anarchy this season as Wendy Case, Jax’s ex-wife and ex-junkie that has cleaned up her act and is looking to be a part of their son, Abel’s life.

Drea recently participated in a conference call with reporters. Here’s some of her choice quotes.

On Wendy’s motivation this season. “I definitely don’t think she has any ulterior motives. I definitely don’t think she wants to come in there and screw anybody. After all of the treatment she’s been through and now becoming a counselor herself, she’s probably the healthiest of the bunch.”

On the original plan for...

Celebrities That Turn 40 in 2012

January 3rd, 2012 8:00am EST
Celebrities That Turn 40 in 2012
In 1972 the Watergate scandal hit the national scene, "The Godfather" ruled the movie box office and songs that dominated the radio airwaves included Don McLean's "American Pie," Stevie Wonder's "Superstition," and "Lean on Me" by Bill Withers.

Also that year many of today's prominent stars were born that starred in films such as "Stand by Me," "Good Will Hunting," "There's Something about Mary," and many more. See what stars turn the big 40 in 2012. Check out the slide show below.

Amanda Peet - Born January 11, 1972

Drea de Matteo - Born January 19, 1972

Gabriel Macht - Born ...

Drea De Matteo Welcomes Baby Boy

April 8th, 2011 11:21am EDT
Drea DeMatteo
Former The Sopranos star Drea De Matteo has given birth to a baby boy.

The actress and her musician fiance Shooter Jennings became parents for the second time with the arrival of Waylon Albert 'Blackjack' Jennings.

The rocker announced the happy news in a post on his Twitter.com page on Thursday, writing, "Waylon Albert 'Blackjack' Jennings has arrived folks!... Thanks for all the kind words..."

The baby is the latest in a long line of family members to carry the name Waylon - Shooter was born Waylon Albright 'Shooter' Jennings after his father, country crooner Waylon Jennings.

De M...

Drea De Matteo & Shooter Jennings Expecting Second Child

December 8th, 2010 11:38pm EST
Drea De Matteo
Actress Drea De Matteo is pregnant with her second child.

The former Sopranos star is four moths pregnant with fiance Shooter Jennings' baby, according to reports.

A source tells Life & Style magazine, "She's barely showing but is telling close friends and family how excited she is."

De Matteo and singer/songwriter Jennings - the son of country legend Waylon Jennings - have a three-year-old daughter called Alabama Gypsyrose.

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John Barrowman Wants To Be A Gay Dad On 'Glee'

July 14th, 2010 11:30am EDT
John Barrowman
Former Dr. Who star John Barrowman wants a gay old role on Glee - as one of character Rachel Berry's homosexual dads.

Neither dad has been seen on the show yet and Glee creator Ryan Murphy is considering keeping them away from the camera - but Scottish-born Barrowman has submitted his name as one of the fathers should he change his mind.

He says, "I have no idea if I'll be in it, I met with their casting people and I said I'd love to be in it - I'd be good as one of Rachel's gay dads."

Barrowman has already proved to be a hit with TV audiences - he played the ex-boyfriend of Drea DeMa...

Drea De Matteo No Longer 'Desperate'

March 4th, 2010 7:00pm EST
Drea DeMatteo
Producers of hit TV drama Desperate Housewives have confirmed actress Drea De Matteo will not be returning to the series - but deny reports she was fired due to falling ratings.

The former Sopranos star joined Eva Longoria, Teri Hatcher, Marcia Cross and Felicity Huffman on the program as the matriarch of an Italian family who moves to Wisteria Lane. Reports surfaced in November suggesting De Matteo had been fired after just five episodes following poor TV ratings.

However, producers insist they've merely granted her request to quit the show to spend more time with her fiancé, singer Sh...

Drea de Matteo, Disney's 'Family Guy', 'The Hills' Salaries, Hottest Girls Of Facebook & More (Links)

September 28th, 2009 4:10pm EDT
Drea de Matteo pictures, Disney, Family Guy, The Hills salaries,
Check out today's hot selection of links from around the web. Starpulse members can submit links to stuff all around the web, like articles, videos, strange news, photo galleries and more.

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Drea De Matteo & Shooter Jennings Engaged

June 13th, 2009 11:30am EDT
Drea De Matteo and Shooter Jennings engaged
Former Sopranos star Drea De Matteo was left stunned on Thursday night when her longtime partner Shooter Jennings proposed to her onstage at a gig. The country rocker son of Waylon Jennings was performing in Utica, New York when he stopped the show to ask the actress to marry him.

A concertgoer tells People.com, "She (Drea) was dancing on the side of the stage holding Alabama (the couple's 18-month-old daughter) when he called her onstage. She was so surprised by the proposal."

The couple has been dating since 2001.

Jennings confirmed the news on his Twitter.com blog after the gig,...

Shooter Jennings Recorded Duets With His Late Dad

August 13th, 2008 5:49pm EDT
Shooter Jennings
Country rocker Shooter Jennings has recorded an album with his late father, Waylon. "Waylon Forever" features the dead legend's classic and final recordings - backed by his son's band, the 357's.

Jennings Sr., who died in 2002, recorded the songs when his son Shooter was just 16. Many of the tracks have never been released.

Shooter tells Billboard.com, "It wasn't like it's some mysterious story about some unfinished album that was in some closet for 10 years. We finished the album the best that we could when I was 16. We had all the intentions in the world to get it out there and ...

Drea De Matteo Is A Mom

November 30th, 2007 8:27am EST
Drea De Matteo
Former The Sopranos star Drea De Matteo is celebrating after becoming a mom. The actress and longtime partner Shooter Jennings welcomed baby Alabama Gypsy Rose into the world on Wednesday.

De Matteo was sure she'd be giving birth to a baby girl almost as soon as she got pregnant.

In June, she told a U.S. magazine, "I'm getting so fat, I think it's a girl!"

The baby is the couple's first child.

-Drea De Matteo Pictures

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

Drea De Matteo: 'I Think It's A Girl'

June 20th, 2007 1:07pm EDT
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Pregnant TV star Drea De Matteo predicts she will give birth to a girl because she is rapidly gaining weight. The former Sopranos star and boyfriend Shooter Jennings are expecting their first child this December.

And The Emmy-award winning actress is convinced she is having a girl because she is piling on the pounds thanks to an unusual craving for Italian food.

De Matteo says, "It's weird because I'm Italian and I never eat Italian food normally. I guess I'm getting back to my roots, getting ready to cook!" I just feel fat, but I feel great. I feel like I'm carrying the baby in...

'Broken English,' starring Parker Posey, Drea de Matteo, and Gena Rowlands, hits theaters June 22

May 20th, 2007 9:00am EDT
Broken English
In a startling mature and nuanced performance, Parker Posey plays Nora Wilder, a thirty-something Manhattanite who is cynical about love and relationships in Broken English, an astute collaboration with first-time writer/director Zoe Cassavetes.

Nora plugs away at her job in a posh downtown hotel and can't help but wonder what it is she has to do to find a relationship as ideal as her friend Audrey's (Drea De Matteo) "perfect marriage." It doesn't help that her overbearing mother (Gena Rowlands) takes every opportunity to remind Nora that she's still unattached.

After a series...

Drea De Matteo Confirms Pregnancy Reports

May 15th, 2007 9:22am EDT
Drea De Matteo
Actress Drea De Matteo has confirmed reports she is expecting her first child. The former Sopranos star is pregnant with her boyfriend Shooter Jennings' baby. The couple has been dating for five years.

News of Matteo's pregnancy broke when website PageSix.com reported she was overheard discussing the impending birth with her boyfriend during a New York shopping trip.

Her spokesperson says, "Drea de Matteo and her long time boyfriend Shooter Jennings are having a baby and they are so excited. The only reason we're announcing the news is because the very rude and condescending sal...

Drea De Matteo May Be Pregnant

May 14th, 2007 12:43pm EDT
Drea De Matteo
Actress Drea De Matteo has been spotted checking out maternity clothes during a New York shopping trip, sparking rumors that she is expecting a baby.

The former Sopranos star - who is dating country singer Shooter Jennings - was reportedly overheard discussing the impending birth with her boyfriend as they pored over the mother-to-be collection at Veronique Maternity on Madison Avenue, according to PageSix.com.

Representatives for the actress have not confirmed the pregnancy.

-Drea De Matteo Pictures

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

Memorable Celebrity Quotes

April 9th, 2007 4:00pm EDT
Kate Beckinsale
"When I was pregnant, everyone told me, 'You're going to be one of those women with a little football in front.' And then this ... thing, this Scooby-Doo monster belly arrived. I gained 65 pounds. Every single part of my body was thicker - even my scalp." Kate Beckinsale recalls her pregnancy weight gain.

"I like cutting the umbilical cord at my son Taj's birth... I like smelling placenta." Aerosmith star Steven Tyler dismisses reports rock 'n' roll has prevented him from enjoying fatherhood's magical moments.

"I wasn't quite sure (who she was). I remember saying, 'What does she...

Joe Pantoliano Upset About Headless Photo

March 27th, 2007 8:00pm EDT
Joe Pantoliano
Actor Joe Pantoliano is upset about a new Vanity Fair photo spread, which features his late The Sopranos character decapitated. The actor's character Ralph Cifaretto lost his head on the show and now his headless image has been included in April's Vanity Fair - to promote the final season of the mob series.

However it isn't Pantoliano in the shot - he refused to take part in the spread and a body double was drafted in for the Annie Liebovitz shoot. And now the actor is angry because the photo has disturbed his three young daughters. Pantoliano, aka Joey Pants, has fired off a furious l...

James Gandolfini Poses For Vanity Fair

March 6th, 2007 5:15pm EST
James Gandolfini
James Gandolfini graces the front cover of the latest Vanity Fair magazine in the guise of his most famous character, TV mob boss Tony Soprano.

To mark the impending airing of the final half of the last ever series of The Sopranos, the overweight New Jersey mafia boss was captured by iconic photographer Annie Leibovitz.

He poses, with Soprano's trademark scowl and cigar, and a scantily clad Drea De Matteo on his lap. De Matteo played Adriana La Cerva, the girlfriend of Soprano's nephew Christopher Moltisanti. La Cerva was murdered by the mob in series five when they discovered s...

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