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Sheryl Crow felt destined to become a mother

February 3rd, 2014 6:20am EST
Sheryl Crow
Sheryl Crow felt destined to become a mother.
The country singer says getting the all-clear from breast cancer in 2007 shortly after splitting from fiancé Lance Armstrong made her decide to adopt her sons - Wyatt, now six, and three-year-old Levi - because she realized having a family didn't have to occur in the conventional way.
She told the new issue of Britain's HELLO! magazine: "I began the adoption process right after I finished my radiation treatment. I always felt like I was meant to be a mom, but I'd been stuck on how I was supposed to do that. I thought the story was supposed to h...

Robin Wright dieted for love

January 26th, 2014 6:20am EST
Robin Wright
Robin Wright kept to an 800 calorie-a-day diet to show solidarity with her fiancé.
The 'Forrest Gump' actress had to curb her cravings for calorific treats while her husband-to-be Ben Foster got in the right shape for a role.
She explained: "My fiancé did a movie recently, playing [disgraced cyclist] Lance Armstrong, and he was on an 800 calories-a-day diet. I said, 'In solidarity, I am going to go on the diet with you,' even though I really want to go to an In-N-Out Burger."
Robin also said her 33-year-old partner has given her a new lease of life and made her feel young again.
She added...

Sheryl Crow: 'I hate questions about ex Lance Armstrong'

September 26th, 2013 3:00am EDT
Sheryl Crow
Rocker Sheryl Crow is urging reporters and media folk to stop asking her about her former lover Lance Armstrong's drug-use scandal - because she is tired of responding.

The singer/songwriter dated the disgraced cyclist for three years a decade ago, and when he confirmed reports about his doping, which landed him a lifetime ban from the sport, Crow became a media target, constantly asked about how she felt and what she knew.

And now she has had enough.

She tells the new issue of Rolling Stone magazine, "It probably sounds really insulting but this is one of those 'I-don't-give-a-f**k mome...

Lance Armstrong Returns Olympic Medal

September 13th, 2013 12:34pm EDT
Lance Armstrong
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has handed back the bronze medal he won at the 2000 Olympic Games.

The fallen star scooped the honour at the event in Sydney, Australia but he was stripped of the prize following his doping confession earlier this year (13).

On Thursday (12Sep13), Armstrong handed the medal back to Olympic officials and told followers on, "The 2000 bronze is back in possession of US Olympics and will be in Switzerland asap."

Armstrong has already been stripped of his seven Tour de France titles following his admission he used performance-enhancing drugs durin...

Ben Foster The Front-Runner To Play Lance Armstrong

July 27th, 2013 7:56am EDT
Ben Foster
Ben Foster is tipped to play disgraced bicyclist Lance Armstrong in an upcoming biopic. He has appeared in films such as "Alpha Dog," "X-Men: The Last Stand," "3:10 to Yuma" and "The Messenger."

Stephen Frears ("The Queen") will direct the Working Title film, which will center on Armstrong's battle with testicular cancer in the mid-1990s and his use of performance-enhancing drugs.

The seven-time Tour De France champion finally admitted to Oprah Winfrey earlier this year that he used banned substances throughout his career after years of denying doping allegations.

The cyclist was strippe...

Kid Rock hated having Lance Armstrong as a roommate

June 20th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
Kid Rock
Kid Rock hated living with cyclist Lance Armstrong in Iraq back in 2007 because he was constantly passing gas during their visit to an American Army base.

The All Summer Long hitmaker joined forces with Armstrong, actor Robin Williams and comedian Lewis Black for a tour of the Middle East to boost soldier morale and they were all shacked up in a small bunk for several days.

While the rocker admits he had a blast performing for the troops, he didn't particularly like having Armstrong as a roommate.

He tells GQ magazine, "I've been over there for the military so many times, and oh, I can't...

Stars Who Turned Down 'Dancing With The Stars'

February 27th, 2013 4:07pm EST
Lindsay Lohan
We know who is going to compete in Dancing with the Stars this year, but who turned down the chance to dance for the Mirror Ball Trophy?

Lindsay Lohan reportedly turned down the producers, even after several offers that maxed out at $550,000. She could probably use the money now.

Entertainment News reported that Lance Armstrong gets an invitation every season, and this year was no exception - especially after his high profile interview with Oprah.

Katherine Webb was a big target for the show, but Splash swooped in and got her to sign on first.

Eric Idle turned the show dow...

Bradley Cooper Denies Rumors He's Starring In Lance Armstrong Biopic

January 28th, 2013 9:52am EST
Bradley Cooper
J.J. Abrams is helming a biopic about disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, and Bradley Cooper flippantly said he'd be interested in playing the role. But that's as far as it goes.

The actor told the BBC: "I would be interested in that. I think he's fascinating. What a fascinating character."

Cooper's remarks started the ball rolling. Following his comment, Abrams told Entertainment Tonight: "(Cooper) sent me an email and we've been talking."

However, at Sunday night's Screen Actors Guild Awards, Cooper said he wasn't in talks to join the film. He told Access Hollywood: "Oh my God, that’s s...

New Seven-Time Tour De France Champion To Lance Armstrong: 'Sucks To Be You' (Video)

January 24th, 2013 6:57pm EST
Tour De France Funny or Die
Since Lance Armstrong finally came clean to Oprah Winfrey last week, admitting he used performance enhancing drugs and underwent blood transfusions to help him dominate the sport of cycling for a decade, the jokes have begun.

Lance's seven Tour De France titles were stripped from him by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) last August; and he later stepped down as chairman on the board of directors of his Livestrong foundation.

Armstrong's confession during Oprah's exclusive interview sparked plenty of outrage, but also brought out some humor as well.

Livestrong was spoofed with "Liestron...

Readers Sue Lance Armstrong For Book Refunds

January 24th, 2013 12:49pm EST
Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong is facing a class-action lawsuit from readers of his autobiography who want their money back after his doping confession.

The disgraced cyclist spent years vehemently denying the cheating allegations which have blighted his career, but recently went public with his confession in a televised interview with Oprah Winfrey, during which he admitted taking illicit drugs to win cycling races.

Armstrong, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and his Olympic bronze medal over the doping scandal, is now facing a lawsuit from fans who bought his 2000 book It's Not Ab...

Bradley Cooper 'Interested' In Playing Lance Armstrong

January 22nd, 2013 2:21pm EST
Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper wants to play Lance Armstrong in an upcoming movie because he finds the disgraced cyclist "fascinating".

The sports star made headlines last week after telling talk show host Oprah Winfrey he had spent years taking banned substances to help him win cycling races.

Director J.J. Abrams has secured the rights to turn Armstrong's fall from grace into a new movie, and Cooper admits he would be open to playing the lead role.

He tells the BBC, "I would be interested in that. I think he's fascinating. What a fascinating character."

Abrams and partners at his production compan...

Matthew McConaughey Was Mad At Pal Lance Armstrong But Glad He Came Forward With The Truth

January 21st, 2013 9:16am EST
Matthew McConaughey & Lance Armstrong
After Lance Armstrong admitted to doping, his longtime friend and fitness partner Matthew McConaughey was really upset that the cyclist lied about using performance enhancing drugs.

Last week Armstrong opened up to Oprah Winfrey and admitted he had been lying for over 14 years about the banned substances he had taken to help him win cycling races.
Several months ago officials at the United States Anti-Doping Agency stripped the athlete of his seven Tour De France titles and banned him from the sport.

McConaughey admits he's among those who are still coming to terms with the scandal. He ...

J.J. Abrams Secures Movie Rights To Lance Armstrong Story

January 20th, 2013 5:00pm EST
Lance Armstrong
Lost and Star Trek director J.J. Abrams has secured the rights to turn cyclist Lance Armstrong's fall from grace into a new movie.

A day after the seven-time Tour De France champion was shown admitted to doping and illegal drug use during the first of a two-part Oprah Winfrey TV special, Abrams has announced he'll be turning the sportsman's life story into a new film.

The movie-maker and partners at his production company Bar Robot have bought up the rights to Juliet Macur's forthcoming book Cycle Of Lies: The Fall Of Lance Armstrong.

Macur is a New York Times sports reporter who has cov...

Lance Armstrong Tells Oprah His Doping Denials Were 'One Big Lie I've Repeated A Lot Of Times'

January 18th, 2013 10:08am EST
Lance Armstrong
Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong was stripped of all seven of his titles in August after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) when he decided he would no longer fight doping allegations after vehemently denying them for years.

"There comes a point in every man's life when he has to say, 'Enough is enough.' For me, that time is now," he said in a statement; pointing out that it was not an admission of guilt.

Now, Armstrong has come forward and confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he did, indeed, use illegal drugs and had blood transfusions during his performances in the cycling e...

Coal In Their Stockings: The 10 Least Influential Celebrities Of 2012

December 25th, 2012 4:01pm EST
Chris Brown and Rihanna
It's the end of the year, and while Barbara Walters is talking about the 10 Most Fascinating People Of 2012 and Time magazine is putting out their annual list of a hundred 'most influential' people (most of whom have names we can't pronounce), we decided to put together our own list of the 10 people we think who have contributed to society in a negative way this year.

We know, we know, the holidays are a time for celebration! But there are those out there who find the time to be depressing and miserable, so we hope this list lifts their spirits and gives them a little laugh; because, judgi...

Rumor Patrol: 'Trampire' Shirts, Mariah Carey's Idol, Lance Armstrong Quits

August 26th, 2012 3:07pm EDT
Kristen Stewart
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.

"Trampire" Shirts: On the heels of Will Ferrell's dig at Kristen Stewart, calling her a "trampire" on Conan, has a t-shirt website decided to cash in and make clothing attacking Stewart?

Verdict: True. You can see photos of the shirts here, which include slogans such as "Trampire," "Kristen Stewart is a Cheater," and "Robert Pattinson deserves better." Many users have blasted the shirts for promoting b...

Lance Armstrong Ending Fight Against Doping Allegations

August 24th, 2012 8:01am EDT
Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong will be stripped of his seven Tour de France titles after declaring he will no longer fight the doping allegations which have blighted his hugely successful career.

Armstrong has repeatedly denied he has used performance-enhancing drugs, but in June, he was formally re-charged with taking illegal substances by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).

In a bid to fight the accusations, Armstrong filed suit against the agency, and USADA Chief Executive Travis Tygart, claiming they were waging a personal war against him, but a judge in Texas dismissed his case.

Now, Armstrong...

Lance Armstrong: 'I Have Never Doped'

June 14th, 2012 9:00am EDT
Lance Armstrong
Officials at the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency have re-charged seven-time Tour De France champion Lance Armstrong with taking drugs to enhance his performance.

Armstrong has repeatedly denied reports linking him to drug use, but the new charges could force the cancer survivor to give up some of his cycling medals.

Blood samples Armstrong gave in 2009 and 2010 were allegedly consistent with an illegal, performance-enhancing drug, according to a report obtained by The Washington Post.

Earlier this year, U.S. Justice Department officials ended a two-year investigation into claims Armstrong had us...

Happy 60th Birthday Robin Williams!

July 21st, 2011 8:47am EDT
Robin Williams
Robin Williams has joked his way to a milestone age - the funnyman turns the big 6-0 on Thursday.

He rose to fame playing an oddball alien in TV's Mork & Mindy and went on to take the movie industry by storm, all while juggling a successful stand-up career.

With a number of awards under his belt and a string of high-profile roles in films including "Good Morning, Vietnam," "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Good Will Hunting," Williams has cemented his place as one of Hollywood's most hilarious - and hairiest - men.

To celebrate his 60 years, WENN has compiled 10 fascinating facts about the star:

- ...

Lance Armstrong Slams Latest Doping Allegations

May 20th, 2011 3:42pm EDT
Lance Armstrong
Retired cycling champion Lance Armstrong has moved swiftly to blast fresh allegations he used performance-enhancing drugs as he prepared to compete in the Tour de France over a decade ago.

Former cycling teammate Tyler Hamilton claims he witnessed Armstrong using the endurance-boosting drug EPO on several occasions while preparing for the big race in the years 1999, 2000 and 2001.

In an interview on TV news show 60 Minutes, due to air on Sunday, Hamilton says, "I saw it (EPO) in his (Armstrong's) refrigerator and I saw him inject it more than one time, like we all did many, many times."...

Sheryl Crow Keeping New Romance Hidden From Her Children

May 9th, 2011 8:04am EDT
Sheryl Crow
Singer Sheryl Crow is keeping her budding romance with musician Doyle Bramhall II low key when they spend time with her children, because she doesn't want the kids be heartbroken if they split.

The All I Wanna Do hit-maker went public with her latest relationship last week when they both attended the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's spring ball in New York.

And although Crow has been friends with Bramhall for years, she admits she's taking it slowly to ensure her two adopted sons, three-year-old Wyatt and 12-month-old Levi, don't get too attached too quickly.

She te...

Lance Armstrong Retires For Last Time

February 16th, 2011 10:10am EST
Lance Armstrong | Photo Credits: Jay West/
Lance Armstrong is retiring from cycling — this time for good, apparently.

"Never say never," Armstrong joked to The Associated Press on Tuesday. "Just kidding."

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Calling it "Retirement 2.0," the seven-time Tour de France champ said he will miss competing, but not the intense training that goes with it. "I can't say I have any regrets. It's been an excellent ride. I really thought I was going to win another [Tour de France]," Armstrong said of his 2009 comeback. "Then I lined up like everybody else and wound up third.

"I have no regrets about last year...

Sheryl Crow Requested Closed Adoptions

November 9th, 2010 1:46pm EST
Sheryl Crow
Sheryl Crow asked officials to keep the details of her adoption bids secret - because she didn't want her sons' biological mothers to see their kids in the press.

The All I Wanna Do hit-maker decided to adopt a child following the breakdown of her relationship with cyclist Lance Armstrong in 2006, and she welcomed little Wyatt into her life a year later. She went on to adopt a second son, Levi James, earlier this year.

And the star had one demand for adoption officials when they were filing her request for a child - she wanted her case to be closed to the public to save the boys' real p...

Lance Armstrong Welcomes Fifth Child

October 18th, 2010 8:10am EDT
Lance Armstrong
Cycling ace Lance Armstrong has welcomed a new member into his family - a baby daughter, Olivia Marie.

The seven-time Tour de France winner took to in the early hours of Monday morning to announce the new arrival.

The proud dad wrote, "Olivia Marie Armstrong has arrived!"

The little girl is the sportsman's fifth child. He and his girlfriend Anna Hansen welcomed a son, Max, last year and he has three kids with his ex-wife Kristin.

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Lance Armstrong To Be A Dad Again

April 30th, 2010 11:38am EDT
Lance Armstrong
Cycling ace Lance Armstrong is expecting another baby with his girlfriend Anna Hansen - less than a year after the couple's first child was born.

The sportsman, who has three kids with his ex-wife Kristin, became a dad for the fourth time last June when Hansen gave birth to little Max, and the happy couple is expecting another arrival in October. The star announced the news in a post on, creating a separate account for the new baby, which he has nicknamed Cinco Armstrong.

In a post on the baby's page, Armstrong writes, "I got 2 arms, 2 legs, a nickname, and I'm 2...

Lance Armstrong Pledges $250,000 For Haitian Relief

January 14th, 2010 11:26am EST
Lance Armstrong
Cycling ace Lance Armstrong's Livestrong foundation has pledged $250,000 to support relief charities working to rebuild earthquake-devastated Haiti.

The former Tour de France champion is giving generously to help those left homeless after the the disaster, which rocked the poverty-stricken nation on Tuesday, and he's urging fans and friends to do the same.

In a video message posted on his website, Armstrong says, "I think what's on top of everybody's mind is the earthquake in Haiti and the devastation we all have seen on television or the newspaper or the internet. Some say more than ...

2009: The Year Of Celebrity Tweeters

December 29th, 2009 1:20pm EST
Celebrity Twitters
Twitter founder, Jack Dorsey, could not have possibly imagined the impact that the free social-networking site would come to have in the world of social celebrity media. The internet application has become the accepted popularized means by which celebs can quickly connect and communicate with their fans, via daily forwarded sms messages known as tweets on the site, making 2009 the year of Twitter. Check out our list of celebrity tweeters of 09'.

Ashton Kutcher

Actor Ashton Kutcher sure knows how to pull in a crowd. His celebrity pull has him as the #1 followed user on Twitter wi...

Ben Stiller Launches Charity For Haiti Schools

December 4th, 2009 10:02am EST
Ben Stiller Launches Charity For Haiti Schools
Ben Stiller is using his comedy skills for a serious cause - he's selling colorful headbands to raise money for schools in Haiti. The funnyman is offering the silly accessories as part of his newly-launched Stillerstrong campaign, which pokes fun at cycling star Lance Armstrong's Livestrong wristband fundraiser.

The Meet the Parents star has kicked off his goodwill endeavor by filming a homemade video and begging the Tour de France champion to wear one of the headbands to support the charity.

He says in the clip, "This is a message for my buddy Lance Armstrong! I've always been insp...

Happily Unmarried With Children: Stars Who Haven't Tied The Knot

July 14th, 2009 9:36am EDT
Unmarried celebrity couples
A National Center for Education Statistics Study found that 52% of nonmarital births in the United States are to couples who live together but aren't married. This growing fad seems especially prominent in Hollywood where it's trendy to have babies out of wedlock. Although Hollywood isn't the land of tradition, one has to wonder why these couples who live together and have children together choose not to get married.

Perhaps the couple intended to tie the knot when they accidentally got pregnant. Now the new parents are too busy with the baby that their wedding plans kept getting put off...

Robin Williams On Armstrong's Tour De France Bid: 'That Is Pretty Ballsy'

July 13th, 2009 9:57am EDT
Robin Williams Supports Lance Armstrong
Robin Williams visited France to support his cyclist pal Lance Armstrong's bid for an eighth Tour de France title.

The Mrs. Doubtfire funnyman arrived in the country to watch the ninth stage of the famous race as competitors battled to complete the tough stretch from Saint Gaudens to Tarbes. And Williams took time out of cheering on Armstrong to pay tribute to the cancer survivor's determination to reclaim his crown as Tour de France's champion.

He told reporters, "He's a great friend and it's great to hang out with him. It's wild to see him back on the Tour. You'd think after seven...

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