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Why Would LeBron James Buy A Mansion In Los Angeles?

11/11/2015 9:01am EST
LeBron James Buys $21 Million Dollar Home In Los Angeles
LeBron James and his family have purchased a $21 million dollar home in Brentwood, Los Angeles.

The six-bedroom and seven-bathroom, 9,350-square-foot home was built in 2011.

LeBron bought a Los Angeles vacation house for nearly $21 million, source says purchase not related to basketball https://t.co/hl5Kh9dlsj

— Joe Vardon (@joevardon) November 10, 2015

A source told Cleveland.com the purchase of the home was related to James' off-court business opportunities, and not to basketball. It will serve as a vacation home. However, LeBron will be able to opt out of his two-year, $47 mill...

Does Lebron James Have Issues With Kevin Love?

11/6/2015 8:34am EST
Lebron James Reportedly Froze Out Kevin Love Because He Felt He
LeBron James was upset with Kevin Love that he arrived in Cleveland out of shape last season.

Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal reports:

In truth, James was frustrated in part because Love showed up out of shape. He didn’t work out much at all the summer he was traded here and he wasn’t the player James was expecting. His legs bothered him all season. His back was hurting. All of the parts were connected and none of them were firing properly.

James loves talent and he loves playing with elite talent. Love’s physical condition prevented him from being the player James thought he...

Poll: With A Loss, Should LeBron James Still Get The MVP Award?

6/16/2015 3:58pm EDT
Jerry West Won The NBA Finals MVP As A Loser, Should LeBron Jame
Fasten your seatbelts; results of this poll are downright shocking.

On Tuesday, ESPN analyst, Chris Broussard joined the crew on First Take, hours before tipoff for Game 6 of the 2015 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors at the Cleveland Cavaliers. He shared the results of a poll over the “best” candidate for the NBA Most Valuable Player Award.

Win Or Lose, Give The 2015 NBA Finals MVP To LeBron James http://t.co/aSqNbPE5kA #ROIMentor #yycwalks

— Vipul Jasani 100%ROI (@Taxtreats) June 16, 2015

Broussard polled 52 league executives and coaches about LeBron James’ Finals MVP c...

King James Has A Major Wardrobe Malfunction

6/12/2015 9:32am EDT
Cavs' LeBron James Flashes Royal Jewels: King James Suffers Ward
Did LeBron James flash his royal jewels on live TV in Game 4 against the Golden State Warriors Thursday night? If you were among the lucky few to screenshot or Vine the wardrobe malfunction of the century, then yes – Cleveland Cavaliers’ King James accidentally flashed his private parts.

Television viewers, NBA fans at Oracle Arena and a handful off photographers who captured the NSFW-esque moment, were – depending on how you look at it – mesmerized, grossed out or left fanning away perspiration at LeBron’s hasty flash, citing an SB Nation report.

James’ millisecond flicker of his unmenti...

British Royals Meet King James During Trip To NYC

12/9/2014 3:35pm EST
Duke And Duchess William and Kate with LeBron James
Prince William and Princess Kate continued their brief visit to the New York on Monday night by catching the Brooklyn Nets basketball game -- but they weren't there to see the hometown team.

The Nets took on the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the British Royals got to meet the visiting team's star player LeBron James after the game.

According to ESPN.com, the LeBron and his team turned it on when the couple finally arrived to the game shortly after the second half began, outscoring the home team 49-27 to win the game handily 110-88.

Following the game, King James had a photo opp with the coupl...

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

6/7/2014 12:00pm EDT
LeBron James
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?


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

3/1/2014 12:01am EST
Jimmy Fallon and LeBron James
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.

Celebrities That Turn 30 In 2014

1/3/2014 1:00pm EST
Scarlett Johansson
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 ...

LeBron James Movie Finally Moving Forward

12/5/2013 6:03pm EST
LeBron James
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 ...

LeBron James Developing Sitcom With Mike O'Malley

9/4/2013 9:51am EDT
LeBron James
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...

Kids' Choice Awards Highlights: Slimings, Kristen Stewart, Winners, Fashion & More!

3/24/2013 7:58am EDT
2013 Kids Choice Awards
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 ...

LeBron James Engaged

1/2/2012 10:08am EST
LeBron James
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.

Starpulse Spotlight: DJ Jesse Marco

5/19/2011 12:53pm EDT
DJ Jesse Marco
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 ...

America's '25 Fittest Guys' Include Bradley Cooper, Chris Evans & Joel McHale

4/22/2011 1:00pm EDT
Fittest Guys
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...

Lebron James' Mother Arrested In Miami

4/7/2011 10:38am EDT
Lebron James
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...

'The Lebrons' Director Ido Gondelman Talks About The Animated Web Series

4/6/2011 12:30pm EDT
‘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...

LeBron James and Friends Screen His New Animated Series 'The LeBrons' At Siren Studios in Hollywood

2/24/2011 8:15pm EST
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...

Justin Bieber Named MVP of NBA All-Star Celebrity Game (Video)

2/20/2011 12:00pm EST
Justin Bieber MVP
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...

LeBron James And Nike Commercial Sets Out To Repair Brand And Image (Video)

10/26/2010 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...

Jon Stewart Claims Top Spot On AskMen's Most Influential List, Tiger Woods & Robert Pattinson Don't Make Cut

10/26/2010 10:28am EDT
Jon Stewart
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...

LeBron James Poses For GQ, Says He Would Return To Cleveland (Video)

8/18/2010 2:30pm EDT
LeBron James GQ
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...

25 Top Movies Of 2009 (So Far)

11/26/2009 9:44am EST
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 ...

SpongeBob & Sandy Get Married In New Special

10/13/2009 5:06pm EDT
SpongeBob SquarePants
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....

'More Than A Game' Is A Story About Hard Work And Dreams Coming True

10/6/2009 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...

See It Here First: 'More Than A Game' TV Spot Online Premiere

9/29/2009 8:49pm EDT
More Than A Game trailer
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 ...

Cars & Guns, Natalie Portman Interview, Joan Rivers Roast, Mary J. Blige & More (Videos)

7/29/2009 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!

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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 ...

'SpongeBob SquarePants' Is 10!

7/14/2009 2:00pm EDT
SpongeBob SquarePants 10th Anniversary
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, "...

Slideshow: 2009 BET Awards Hot Pics

6/29/2009 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...

The Elite Eight Of Basketball Movies

3/16/2009 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...

Kids' Choice Award Nominees

2/6/2009 10:21am EST
Miley Cyrus
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:


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)