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Rumor Patrol: Gatorade Disses LeBron James, Evan Rachel Wood Sued For $30 Million, More

June 7th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
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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.

Gatorade Disses LeBron James: Thursday night during the NBA Finals, the air conditioning went out in the San Antonio Spurs arena. The high temperature left Miami Heat star LeBron James dehydrated and cramping up during the game's final minutes. Gatorade took to Twitter after the game to poke fun at LeBron's performance. Why is Gatorade dissing the NBA star? Is he making the hydration company look bad?

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Jimmy Fallon & LeBron James Play 'Wastepaper Basketball' In Slam-Dunk Kurtis Blow Spoof

March 1st, 2014 12:01am EST
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Jimmy Fallon brought in NBA superstar LeBron James for his latest music video spoof "Wastepaper Basketball."

The two stars shoot crumpled up pieces of paper at wastebaskets in the clip, rapping along a new version of Kurtis Blow's 1984 hit "Basketball."

Fallon's pulled out all the stops during his first two weeks hosting The Tonight Show, and this one definitely lands a spot on our list of the best moments on the show so far.

Check it out above, and check out Kurtis Blow's original below.
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Celebrities That Turn 30 In 2014

January 3rd, 2014 1:00pm EST
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The last two days we've posted a list of celebrities that turn 40 and 50 in 2014. Today, we are giving you the list of celebrities that turn 30, even though 30 isn't that big a milestone - but we'll include the kiddies anyhow.

Lets turn the clock back 30 years ago to 1984 - Here are a few highlights form that year: Ronald Reagan was elected to his second term as President of the United States, the Space Shuttle Discovery had its first maiden voyage, the Aids Virus was identified, the first Apple Macintosh went on sale, CD players (now pretty much defunct) were introduced commercially, and ...
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LeBron James Movie Finally Moving Forward

December 5th, 2013 6:03pm EST
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A film involving NBA star LeBron James that has been in the works since 2010 is finally moving forward and will begin filming in 2014.

Kevin Hart co-wrote "Ballers," which will follow a character (played by Hart) who is the brother of LeBron's character. Tired of being overlooked due to his brother's super-stardom, the 5'3" Hart sees a chance for redemption during a weekend fantasy basketball camp.

Deadline reports a script has been written for some time, but scheduling conflicts have kept LeBron from committing to the project. Hart re-wrote the script with two others, perhaps due to the ...
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LeBron James Developing Sitcom With Mike O'Malley

September 4th, 2013 9:51am EDT
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Baskeball star LeBron James is developing his own comedy television series with "Glee" actor Mike O'Malley.

The Miami Heat forward and his longtime friend and business partner, Maverick Carter, are teaming up with "The Cosby Show" producer and Red Sox chairman Tom Werner on the project, which will be written by O'Malley.

The show, titled "Survivor's Remorse," will center on two friends, one of whom is a basketball star, and their relationships with friends and family. The series will draw on James' rise to fame in Akron, Ohio, but won't be based on real-life events.

Carter told the Assoc...
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Kids' Choice Awards Highlights: Slimings, Kristen Stewart, Winners, Fashion & More!

March 24th, 2013 7:58am EDT
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Kristen Stewart and One Direction dominated Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday night, landing two top awards each. The winners received special orange blimps as trophies.
 
"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" star won Favorite Movie Actress, and she also picked up the Favorite Female Buttkicker award for "Snow White and the Huntsman." The 22-year-old was inadvertently covered in green goo after hugging award presenters Sandra Bullock and Neil Patrick Harris, who had been slimed.

U.K. boy band One Direction was unable to attend the ceremony because they were performing a ...
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LeBron James Engaged

January 2nd, 2012 10:08am EST
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Basketball star LeBron James enjoyed a memorable New Year's Eve after proposing to his girlfriend before the clock struck midnight.

The sportsman popped the question to his longtime girlfriend and high school sweetheart Savannah Brinson during a party at a nightclub in Miami, Florida on Saturday.

The Miami Heat star later told the Associated Press, "My girl, she's very excited. She would love to answer more questions about it than me. But she's happy, my family's happy and that's what it's about."

The couple are parents to two children.
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Starpulse Spotlight: DJ Jesse Marco

May 19th, 2011 12:53pm EDT
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With spinning for celebrities like Heidi Klum, Russell Simmons, Denzel Washington, Rihanna, Usher, Jay-Z, and Lebron James, 22 year old DJ Jesse Marco definitely has a client list to envy. Not only is this New York native an encyclopedia of music knowledge and a past Marc Jacobs and Converse model, Jesse is setting his sights on more than just playing the best. He plans to make the best, adding producer to his name by remixing tracks for Kings of Leon, Brandon Flowers, and Peter Bjorn and John. Starpulse caught up with Mr. Marco after his appearance at the Redbull Bulletin Launch Party in ...
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America's '25 Fittest Guys' Include Bradley Cooper, Chris Evans & Joel McHale

April 22nd, 2011 1:00pm EDT
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Men’s Fitness magazine is honoring its "25 Fittest Guys." From the boardroom to the classroom, the big screen to the small, these guys are at the top of their game. They’re record breakers, superheroes, and regular Joes.

Check out the celebrities on the list:

Chris Evans, The Action Hero, 30

Evans starred as Marvel Comic Superhero, Captain America. Evans took the role seriously, working with a personal trainer to build bigger biceps and tone his abs, transforming his body into the jacked frame of Marvel Comic’s super soldier.

Alex O’Loughlin, The Five-O, 34

The Australian-born actor...
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Lebron James' Mother Arrested In Miami

April 7th, 2011 10:38am EDT
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So Lebron James' mother Gloria James was arrested this morning after an apparent incident at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami. She was charged with assault but police aren't giving out any other details about her arrest. This isn’t her first brush with the law either as she was arrested on DWI charges in Cleveland back in 2006.

The timing of Ms. James arrest comes a day after Lebron landed an historic partnership with the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Sports Group that gives James a minority stake in the soccer club Liverpool. This is the first time an athlete in the prime of his career has t...
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'The Lebrons' Director Ido Gondelman Talks About The Animated Web Series

April 6th, 2011 12:30pm EDT
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‘The LeBrons’ is an original family entertainment series exclusively for the web created by LeBron James, his company Spring Hill Productions and Believe Entertainment Group, and produced by Dru Dog Productions. After months of buzz around the animated series, the first of the ten episodes will launch on Wednesday, April 6th. Director and one of the creative heads of ‘The LeBrons’, Ido Gondelman sat down with Starpulse and gave us a few exclusive details about the show, his involvement and what we can expect.

Starpulse: How did you get involved with The Lebrons?

Ido: It was after a series...
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LeBron James and Friends Screen His New Animated Series 'The LeBrons' At Siren Studios in Hollywood

February 24th, 2011 8:15pm EST
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NBA Superstar LeBron James, his company Spring Hill Productions and Believe Entertainment Group hosted a screening of “The LeBrons” at Siren Studios in Hollywood to preview the new animated series. “The LeBrons” will debut exclusively on the web and is designed to give kids positive messages through the main characters that represent LeBron’s four personalities: Kid, Wise, Business and Athlete. We hit the red carpet to talk to LeBron and his friends who came out in support of the new family entertainment show that is already getting amazing feedback.

Melissa Joan Hart- I am a huge basket...
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Justin Bieber Named MVP of NBA All-Star Celebrity Game (Video)

February 20th, 2011 12:00pm EST
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Justin Bieber has proved he's a force to be reckoned with in the charts and on the basketball courts - he was named the most valuable player (MVP) at the NBA All-Star celebrity game on Friday night.

The "Baby" hitmaker was part of the starry line-up, which also included actor Zachary Levi, R&B singer Trey Songz and Mariah Carey's husband Nick Cannon.

Bieber scored eight points for his team to claim the MVP trophy - even though his side lost the game 54-49.

During the match, Bieber joked, "I'm just running back and forth. I'm controlling this whole team. I'm just kidding."

After the game...
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LeBron James And Nike Commercial Sets Out To Repair Brand And Image (Video)

October 26th, 2010 12:12pm EDT
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Some of you may remember the self-serving spectacle and press conference held by ESPN last summer, where the now former "King" of Cleveland would announce where he would sign. Let's just say the whole thing didn't go over well for his image as he proceeded to throw an entire city and fan base under the bus on live TV, choosing Miami as his new hoop home. How do you smooth over something that is the equivalent of calling a family meeting to announce you'll be divorcing your wife for your younger hotter mistress? Maybe not that bad but you get the point.

Anyhow, Nike released a new commerci...
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Jon Stewart Claims Top Spot On AskMen's Most Influential List, Tiger Woods & Robert Pattinson Don't Make Cut

October 26th, 2010 10:28am EDT
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AskMen today announced the results of their annual reader survey: the Top 49 Most Influential Men of 2010, with Jon Stewart from The Daily Show claiming the No. 1 position after over half a million votes were cast. Now in its fifth year, the Top 49 Most Influential Men challenges AskMen's 16 million monthly readers to determine which male figures have made the biggest impact, and ultimately, shaped what it means to be a modern man in 2010.

The 2010 list of influencers honors men who have broken convention across the worlds of business, politics, technology, media, entertainment and lifest...
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LeBron James Poses For GQ, Says He Would Return To Cleveland (Video)

August 18th, 2010 2:30pm EDT
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LeBron James is in GQ this month, posing for a sports-centric photo shoot and talking about his recent departure from Cleveland to Miami. But He claims that he would come back to Cleveland later in his basketball career if they let him.

"If there was an opportunity for me to return," he says, "and those fans welcome me back, that'd be a great story."

Despite that claim, James had many harsh words for the owner of his former team the Cleveland Cavaliers, Dan Gilbert. "I don't think he ever cared about LeBron. My mother always told me: You will see the light of people when they hit adversit...
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25 Top Movies Of 2009 (So Far)

November 26th, 2009 9:44am EST
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As with every year there are dozens of great movies but there are even more really bad ones. 2009 will be marked by Quentin Tarantino and Sacha Baron Cohen comebacks along with a bevy of bad movies, highlighted by Megan Fox's performance in Jennifer's Body. There were plenty of good movies and we may have the most fun making fun of the bad and helpless ones, but let's take a look at the best movies of 2009.

Most blockbuster movies are filled with overrated stars (i.e. Will Smith and Tom Cruise) and are seemingly contrived, made only to make money. Thankfully this year there were not as ...
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SpongeBob & Sandy Get Married In New Special

October 13th, 2009 5:06pm EDT
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Nickelodeon culminates the 10th anniversary celebration of pop-icon and top-rated kids' series SpongeBob SquarePants with the premiere of "Truth or Square" a star-studded one-hour prime time television event airing on Friday, Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). Celebrity guest stars Rosario Dawson, Craig Ferguson, Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, LeBron James, P!nk, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog and Robin Williams appear as themselves in live-action sequences throughout the special, which follows SpongeBob and the Bikini Bottom gang as they reminisce through a series of original, never-before-seen flashbacks....
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'More Than A Game' Is A Story About Hard Work And Dreams Coming True

October 6th, 2009 10:40am EDT
More Than A Game
There have been sports movies shelled out to us in bulk that have made their way to theater screens and have successfully captured the hearts of audiences nationwide. "Remember the Titans", for example, was a movie best served sweet with the comedic presence and real life issues surrounding the integrated football players in the film. It successfully brought a tear to most of our eyes and stood as one of the best movies based on a true story.

"More Than a Game" stands as one of the sports movies that are one of a kind. The film is compiled of behind-the-scenes footage capturing the spir...
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See It Here First: 'More Than A Game' TV Spot Online Premiere

September 29th, 2009 8:49pm EDT
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More Than A Game is the story of five talented young basketball players from Akron, Ohio in this remarkable true-life coming of age story about uncommon friendship in the face all too common adversities.

Coached by a charismatic but inexperienced player's father, and led by future NBA superstar LeBron James, the "Fab Five's" improbable seven-year journey leads them from a decrepit inner-city gym to the doorstep of a national high school championship. Along the way, the close-knit team is repeatedly tested - both on and off the court - as James' exploding worldwide celebrity threatens to ...
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Cars & Guns, Natalie Portman Interview, Joan Rivers Roast, Mary J. Blige & More (Videos)

July 29th, 2009 3:41pm EDT
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Today's videos: Buy a car, get a free gun! Mew's "Palace Palyers"; a very awkward Natalie Portman interview from Funny or Die; comedians Greg Giraldo and Whitney Cummings bring their A-game to the Joan Rivers roast on Comedy Central; and Mary J. Blige's latest video, "Stronger", from the film More Than A Game. Check 'em all out!

Buy a car, get an AK-47!

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Check out the new video for Mew's "Introducing Palace Players"

Mew's "Introducing Palace Players":

Zach Galifidifiniligilifinilinilininanananandfidnfaindiadnakis interviews Natalie Portman in this Funny ...
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'SpongeBob SquarePants' Is 10!

July 14th, 2009 2:00pm EDT
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Celebrate SpongeBob SquarePants' 10th birthday as VH1 debuts "Square Roots: The Story of SpongeBob SquarePants" tonight at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

The one-hour documentary chronicles the past 10 years of everyone's favorite perforated porifera, from his conception to his rise as a pop culture icon - drawing an astounding 70 million viewers a month and shown in 25 languages worldwide.

Creator Stephen Hillenbrand got his idea for the character while he was a student at the California Institute of the Arts, a career change he made after being a marine biologist. He tells the Washington Post, "...
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Slideshow: 2009 BET Awards Hot Pics

June 29th, 2009 11:04am EDT
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The 2009 BET Awards brought out all the stars to honor Michael Jackson. Check out pictures of all your favorite celebrities from the show last night.

It was a non-stop standing ovation for Michael Jackson and his legendary career as host Jamie Foxx and a legion of A-list stars paid tribute to the King of Pop with special performances and emotional testimonials about what Jackson meant to them.

Michael's sister Janet Jackson even made an appearance on behalf of the Jackson family to thank fans for their support (watch video).

And amidst all the touching tributes and stunning perfo...
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The Elite Eight Of Basketball Movies

March 16th, 2009 10:25am EDT
Glory Road
March Madness has arrived! This is the time of the year when people set up betting pools and eagerly watch as their teams try to make it to the Final Four. March Madness is marked by buzz beaters, upsets, blowouts, Cinderella teams who are destined to win the tournament, Underdog teams who defy their critics, and the love and passion for the game of basketball. These underlying moments and themes have all been a major focus of basketball films. In honor of March Madness, we've compiled a list of the best basketball films ever. Here are the Elite Eight:

1. Hoop Dreams (1994)

Any kid w...
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Kids' Choice Award Nominees

February 6th, 2009 10:21am EST
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Nickelodeon unfolds the luminous list of the 2009 Kids’ Choice Award Nominees. This year, when kids honor their favorites from the worlds of film, music, TV and sports – and go green amid massive slime showers - action star host, Dwayne Johnson, will rock at the helm.

The nominees for Nickelodeon’s 22nd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards are:

MOVIES:

Favorite Movie

Bedtime Stories

The Dark Knight

High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Iron Man

Favorite Movie Actor

Jim Carrey (Yes Man)

George Lopez (Beverly Hills Chihuahua)

Adam...
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The Most Underrated And Overrated Saturday Night Live Hosts

July 11th, 2008 11:16am EDT
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About three weeks ago, one of the world's best comedians and the first host of "Saturday Night Live" passed away. Here at the worldwide offices of overrated/underrated, we felt a tribute was in order. Problem is, there's nothing you can say about George Carlin that fits the motif. Nothing he did was either under or overrated: He was just great.

Still, respects must be paid in some manner, so instead this article will honor the first host of "Saturday Night Live", by running down a list of the most overrated and underrated frequent hosts of that show. For this article, entrants must ...
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Set Your TiVo For 'Black Magic' - An ESPN Special You Should Check Out

March 14th, 2008 12:05pm EDT
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Barkley. Lebron. Shaq. Kobe. And of course, His Airness, Jordan. Sound familiar?

John McLendon. Clarence "Big House" Gaines. Bob Love. Earl Lloyd. John Chaney. Who?

They're not as familiar to most of us. Many people have never heard of them at all. However, these men paved the way over a very rocky road for the stars we are on a one-name basis with today. Their stories, as well as the stories of other basketball greats, are highlighted in the upcoming ESPN special "Black Magic," a four-hour, two-part film that will be shown on Sunday, March 16th and Monday, March 17th at 8p.m. CS...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 30

December 30th, 2007 3:00am EST
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Happy Birthday to basketball phenom LeBron James (1984), "Smallville" actress Kristin Kreuk (1982), "Tru Calling" actress Eliza Dushku (1980), singer Tyrese (1978), boxer Laila Ali (1977), "Criminal Minds" actress Meredith Monroe (1976), golf star Tiger Woods (1975), NFL quarterback Kerry Collins (1972), Jamiroquai front man Jay Kay (1969), British comedic actress Tracey Ullman (1959), Today Show anchor Matt Lauer (1957), singer/songwriter Suzy Bogguss (1956), ELO singer Jeff Lynne (1947), singer Patti Smith (1946), Monkees' lead singer Davy Jones (1945) and songwriter Mike Nesmith (1942), ...
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'Saturday Night Live' Kicks Off 33rd Season With LeBron James, Kanye West

September 20th, 2007 1:54pm EDT
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Fresh of its recent Emmy wins, NBC's "Saturday Night Live" returns for its 33rd season on September 29 (11:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. ET) for three consecutive shows with a diverse and star-studded line-up.

"Saturday Night Live" continues its historic run while breaking new ground, including recently taking home two Emmy Awards, including an Emmy for the SNL Digital Short-turned internet phenomenon -- "D**k in a Box."

The show kicks off its new season September 29 with one of the newest generation of NBA superstars -- Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James. Joining James in his second ...
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Nickelodeon Announces Kids' Choice Award Nominees

February 8th, 2007 10:33am EST
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Star slime fest is back! Justin Timberlake hosts this year's Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards 20th Anniversary celebration, airing live March 31, from UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. Kids will be able to vote in advance in a total of 16 categories. Surprise awards also will be announced during the show.

Voting begins online March 5 on Nick.com. Kids also will be able to vote via their cell phones. Beginning Sunday, March 11, in TEENick with the Kids' Choice Awards nominee a different category will be featured on-air each week, and kids can then cast their vote online at Nick.c...
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