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Color Blind: Celebrity Interracial Couples

October 10th, 2014 1:05pm EDT
Color Blind: Celebrity Interracial Couples
For many in Hollywood, love is color blind. It's not uncommon for celebrities to date people of other races.

Halle Berry & French actor Olivier Martinez met while filming "Dark Tide" in South Africa in 2010. They tied the knot in 2013 and have a one-year-old son. Berry also has a daughter with ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry, a white, Canadian model.

For reality star Kim Kardashian, it's the man, not his color, that matters. She had a long-term relationship with Reggie Bush before later marrying Kris Humphries. She then settled on rapper Kanye West, with whom she has a one-year-old daug...
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We Are The World: Breaking Down The Great Celebrity Supergroup Charity Singles

May 19th, 2014 5:00pm EDT
We Are The World: Breaking Down The Great Celebrity Supergroup C
Since the mid 80s, there have been several one-off supergroups brought together to raise money for a great cause. While we applaud the efforts of the celebrities involved, we can't help but poke fun at them for being, well, celebrities. Join us as we break down the great celebrity supergroup singles.

USA for Africa - We Are the World

- Disassociated Star: Michael Jackson

- Star Who Doesn't Fit In: Dan Aykroyd

- Star With Barely Any Face Time: John Oates

The momma of them all, predating everything but Band Aid. Still, USA for Africa created all of the themes you see in charity music v...
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16 Hollywood Stars & Their Supercars

April 25th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
16 Hollywood Stars & Their Supercars
Honda. Ford. Chevy. These are all household names. We see them every day driving to work, or while going to grab a cup of coffee on the corner, or from our office window. They don't do anything special to really grab your attention - they just exist to get us from point A to point B. And for most of us, that's just fine.

But for those who can afford it, vehicles offer something else - status. And those vehicles are fast and loud, and they grab -no- command attention wherever they go. Whether it's through sleek, formula 1-like styling, or monstrous engines that roar like lions and move like...
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Celebrity Nose Jobs: Before & After Shots

April 8th, 2014 3:00am EDT
Celebrity Nose Jobs: Before & After Shots
Many celebrities have had nose jobs, although only a fraction of them admit it. Of those that do, they often claim a deviated septum forced them to have rhinoplasty. But we know the real reason why so many in Hollywood go under the knife - vanity!

The irony is that not all of them like their new look.

Former "Beverly Hills, 90210" star Tori Spelling openly admitted to having a nose job and breast implants in her 2008 memoir "sTORI Telling." She said she regretted getting the work done.

See who else in Hollywood has had a nose job...

Ashlee Simpson famously had a bump removed fro...
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11 Celebrity Scandals We Forgot About

March 29th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
kanye West
Everyone loves a juicy celebrity scandal and in the past ten years alone, there have been so many that its hard to keep track of them all! Still, there are still some that when you do recall, you can remember every minute in juicy detail. In no particular order are 11 of the best celebrity scandals we forgot about. Now do you remember? We thought you would!

1. Kanye West, "George Bush Doesn't Care About Black People!", 2005

The "Concert for Hurricane Relief" in support of victims of Hurricane Katrina was to be a place where singers and celebrities came together to aid the areas most aff...
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The Biggest Losers: Celebrities Who Have Lost Over 50 Pounds!

March 22nd, 2014 8:00pm EDT
The Biggest Losers: Celebrities Who Have Lost Over 50 Pounds!
Singer Jordin Sparks made a drastic lifestyle change to drop more than 50 pounds over two and a half years. In 2011 she told People magazine what her "secret" was: "It was just a shift in my thinking. Instead of talking about being more active, I just got up and did it. There's no secret. Anybody can do it."

The former "American Idol" star told Life & Style magazine that the extra weight was like carrying a 5-year-old child.

"By March of last year [2012], I lost 50. And then I maintained it for the rest of the year. I was in the gym all day long. When I got up I would hike, then I would g...
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Gluteus Maximus: A Salute To The Sexy Celebrity Booty

September 24th, 2013 12:00pm EDT
Nicki Minaj
With the immortal words from 20th century poet Sir Mix-a-Lot "I like big butts and I cannot lie," the crack research team at Starpulse was given the arduous and grueling task of finding the finest photos on the site that revere one of the world's preferred body parts, the buttocks.

In contemporary music and in Hollywood today, starlets and singers who refrain from eating are considered to be the definition of beauty and grace; but many prefer more curvier women -- those with a little "junk in the trunk".

The great French Dadaist Marcel Duchamp put it best when he painted a moustache on a ...
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Rumor Patrol: Amanda Bynes' Intervention, Kim Kardashian Having A Girl, More

May 26th, 2013 4:07pm EDT
Amanda Bynes Arrested
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.

Amanda Bynes'  Intervention: Did an impromptu intervention from Amanda Bynes' friends and family lead to her arrest?

Verdict: True. After Bynes started ranting on twitter about an InTouch story that used old photos of her, friends and family decided to hold an intervention to stop her downwards spiral. That's when Bynes got out of her apartment and began to smoke pot in her apartment complex's lobby wh...
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Sexy amfAR Gala Photos: Selita Ebanks Side Boob, Billionaire Janet Jackson & More!

May 24th, 2013 6:30pm EDT
Selita Ebanks
The star-studded amfAR Gala is one of the most eagerly anticipated events of the Cannes Film Festival. On Thursday night, a crowd of celebs attended the annual fundraiser, including Sharon Stone, Jessica Chastain, Christoph Waltz, Adrian Brody, Milla Jovovich and many others.

Heidi Klum helped open the event with a toast telling the crowd to down a glass of Moët & Chandon to help loosen the purse strings. She said, "I have to stop, but you should keep drinking!"

Sharon Stone was overheard saying that it was her mother's 80th birthday, but instead she chose to be at the 20th Anniversary of...
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Janet Jackson Is A Billionaire!

May 21st, 2013 10:07pm EDT
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson has joined the billion dollar club.

Michael Jackson's sister has boasted a multi-million dollar fortune for years, but now she has joined her new husband, retail entrepreneur Wissam Al Mana, and the privileged group of money-makers whose bank balances top $1 billion, according to industry publication Variety.

The All For You singer has raked in a total of $260 million in album sales thanks to the success of Control, Janet and Rhythm Nation 1814, and she has also taken in another $81 million from music and book publishing fees.

Jackson's multiple sold-out world tours have...
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Janet Jackson Is A Married Woman!

February 25th, 2013 3:11pm EST
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson rang in 2013 as a married woman after secretly exchanging vows with her billionaire boyfriend Wissam Al Mana last year.

Reports emerged in December, suggesting the R&B superstar had accepted a proposal from businessman Al Mana months earlier, and the couple was planning to wed in his native Qatar in the spring.

Nevertheless, Jackson has now revealed the tabloids have it all wrong, because she and Al Mana are already man and wife.

A statement issued to Entertainment Tonight reads: "The rumors regarding an extravagant wedding are simply not true. Last year we were married ...
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Janet Jackson And Actor Todd Bridges Remember Conrad Bain

January 17th, 2013 1:40pm EST
Janet Jackson And Actor Todd Bridges Remember Conrad Bain
Janet Jackson and actor Todd Bridges have paid tribute to their late Diff'rent Strokes co-star Conrad Bain following his death on Monday.
 
The actor, who played beloved patriarch Phillip Drummond in the hit comedy, passed away in California just weeks before his 90th birthday.
 
After hearing of his death, Jackson, who starred in the show between 1981 and 1982 before her music career took off, took to Twitter.com to remember the popular actor.
 
She writes, "I'm saddened to learn of Conrad Bain's passing. He was a joyful (and) pleasant man to work with. My heart goes out to his family a...
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Justin Bieber And 10 Other Celebrities Who Hosted And Musically Performed On 'Saturday Night Live'

January 9th, 2013 1:07pm EST
Justin Bieber
On February 9, Justin Bieber will become the latest star to simultaneously host Saturday Night Live and perform as the episode's musical act. However, he's far from the first.

The Rolling Stones are the only entire band to provide comedy and music on the show. Everyone but Bill Hyman was involved in the sketch comedy way back in 1978. Last season, Mick Jagger returned to both host and sing, giving him the honor of being the star with the longest gap in time between appearances.

Janet Jackson headed both sides of SNL in 2004, only two months after her infamous wardrobe malfunction du...
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Rumor Patrol: Babies And Engagements Over Christmas

December 28th, 2012 6:07pm EST
Shakira
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.

It was a wild Christmas break for entertainment news. It seemed like every other celebrity was either getting engaged, had a wedding, gave birth, or announced a pregnancy. Here's what actually happened!

Shakira Gives Birth: Congratulations all around for Shakira and boyfriend Gerard Pique are in order after Pique announced online that she gave birth to healthy baby boy.

Verdict: False! This was actual...
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Janet Jackson Engaged To Qatari Billionaire Wissam Al Mana

December 26th, 2012 3:11pm EST
Janet Jackson and Wissam Al Mana
Will the third time be a charm for Janet Jackson?

The pop singer is reportedly engaged to billionaire businessman Wissam Al Mana of Qatar, and news that the couple were engaged earlier this year has finally gotten out.

Keeping their plans secret until now, UsMagazine.com reports that Al Mana gave Janet such a "huge, expensive ring" that she's "afraid it will get lost" and keeps it under lock and key at all times.

The couple are said to be planning a huge spring wedding in Al Mana's native country; and the groom is sparing no expense on a lavish ceremony expected to cost millions.

"He is...
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Best & Worst Celebrity Wardrobe Malfunctions

October 19th, 2012 11:05am EDT
Elizabeth Hurley
It's a celebrity's worst nightmare - a wardrobe malfunction (although we're pretty sure some of them plan it). The phrase skyrocketed in popularity in 2004 after Janet Jackson performed at the Super Bowl with Justin Timberlake and he tore open her top, exposing her right breast while singing, "Gonna have you naked by the end of this song."

Savvy stars do whatever they can to avoid embarrassing skin-revealing incidents, but inevitably a dress seam rips, a skirt blows up, or a nipple peeks out.

Elizabeth Hurley, above, showed up to the Love Ball in London, England, two years ago wearing a s...
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Janet Jackson's Lawyer Demands Vanity Fair Retraction

October 10th, 2012 2:57pm EDT
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson's attorney is demanding a retraction from Vanity Fair magazine over a report which suggested the singer delayed her late brother Michael's funeral over a financial dispute.

Lawyer Blair G. Brown has slammed claims printed in the November issue that Janet held up the burial in 2009 while waiting to be repaid the $40,000 she gave to cemetery bosses as a deposit for a burial plot.

In a letter to Vanity Fair editor-in-chief Graydon Carter, Brown insists the story, which was an excerpt from Randall Sullivan's upcoming book, Untouchable: The Strange Life and Tragic Death of Mich...
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Janet Jackson's Attorney Slams Allegations Over Brother Michael's Funeral

October 6th, 2012 5:05pm EDT
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson's lawyer has dismissed "outrageous" allegations suggesting the star delayed her late brother Michael's funeral over a financial dispute.

The Thriller hit-maker died on 25 June, 2009 after suffering a cardiac arrest brought on by an overdose of anesthetic Propofol. He was publicly remembered at a memorial the following month before a private burial took place in early September, 2009.

Editors at Vanity Fair alleged this week that Janet had delayed her sibling's funeral over money owed relating to the burial plot deposit. The article appeared on the magazine's website on Thu...
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Attorney Says Janet Jackson Is Not After Brother Michael's Money

August 9th, 2012 8:31am EDT
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson's attorney has issued a statement denying claims that she and and her brothers are trying to benefit financially from Michael Jackson's estate handlers.

The Jacksons have been contesting their brother's will and feuding with music industry veterans John Branca and John McClain, who are in charge of the estate.

Adding to the drama was when Katherine Jackson was whisked to an Arizona spa for 10 days in what she claims was a plot to keep her out of the way.

Janet's attorney Blair G. Brown stated, ""They stand to gain nothing financially by a finding that the will is invalid." ...
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Janet Jackson Promises To Prove Michael's Will Is Invalid

August 5th, 2012 3:00pm EDT
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson has stepped up her ongoing feud with the executors of her late brother Michael's estate by blaming them for "damaging fundamental family relationships" and banning her from visiting her mother Katherine.

Blair G. Brown, the lawyer representing Janet, Rebbie and Randy Jackson, has addressed reports about the 82-year-old matriarch's alleged disappearance last month, calling administrators' John Branca and John McClain "negative" media campaign "relentless."

Katherine was reported missing during a trip to Arizona and she was subsequently stripped of sole guardianship of the Th...
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Paris Jackson Slams Uncle Randy For Spreading Rumors About Her Grandmother

July 19th, 2012 8:20am EDT
Paris Jackson
The Jackson family is fighting over a letter that allegedly "leaked" online earlier this week, and Michael's daughter Paris, 14, is particularly annoyed with her Uncle Randy.

In the letter, Randy, Jermaine, Janet, Tito and Rebbie reportedly demand that John Branca and John McClain resign from their positions as the executors of the Michael Jackson Estate.

The Jackson family claim Branca and McClain's actions have resulted in Katherine Jackson becoming so stressed out that she had a mini-stroke.

On Twitter, Randy posted, "We ask that everyone respects that this is a serious matter that wi...
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A Slimmer Janet Jackson Reveals She Doesn't Weigh Herself

May 17th, 2012 9:31am EDT
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson has banned herself from stepping on a scale as she continues to battle weight issues, insisting it's unhealthy to focus on reaching a magic number.

The R&B superstar has struggled with her figure for years and she signed up as the spokesmodel for the NutriSystem diet programme in December to help her win her health fight once and for all.

She has been showing off a more slimline look ever since, and celebrating her 46th birthday on Wednesday, the singer admits she's the happiest she's ever been.

She tells People.com, "I don't know how much weight I've lost, only because I s...
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Fergie, Janet Jackson, Snoop Dogg & More Pay Tribute To Dick Clark

April 19th, 2012 11:17am EDT
Dick Clark
Janet Jackson, Fergie, Goldie Hawn, and Snoop Dogg have paid their respects to Dick Clark, who suffered a fatal heart attack on Wednesday.

The veteran broadcaster passed away in a Santa Monica, Dalif., hospital aged 82, and stars around the world have been paying tribute to the man behind TV classics such as "American Bandstand" and "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" shows.

Joining the salutes to the TV and radio icon, Jackson took to Twitter and writes, "Dick Clark changed the face of musical television. He was wonderful to many artists including our family. We will miss him. God bles...
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Watchdog Agency Calls For Review Of Janet Jackson Wardrobe Malfunction Case

April 19th, 2012 12:32am EDT
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson's infamous wardrobe malfunction at the 2004 Super Bowl is back in the headlines as officials at America's decency watchdog group demand a review of their bid to fine CBS bosses who were caught out by the nipple slip.

Jackson and fellow performer Justin Timberlake both apologized in the days after the shocker, during which Jackson exposed a bare breast, but the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruled that wasn't enough - and bosses went after the network which failed to censor the footage.

After a drawn-out legal battle, America's Supreme Court dismissed the agency's $5...
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Janet Jackson Says She's Too Busy For 'The X Factor'

March 2nd, 2012 8:21am EST
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson has ruled herself out of the next season of The X Factor because she just can't work the show into her schedule.

The Nasty singer was one of the stars rumored to be in the running to take up a seat as a judge on Simon Cowell's hit TV talent contest following the departure of Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul after the first series.

She played coy about the job possibility during an interview with Anderson Cooper last month, but she has now confirmed she definitely won't be on the panel.

She tells E! News, "(I'm) very flattered that X Factor let me know that I was being ...
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Janet Jackson Plays Coy About 'X Factor' Rumors

February 19th, 2012 12:30pm EST
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson has fueled rumors she is in talks to join the judging panel of Simon Cowell's reality show The X Factor by refusing to answer questions about the subject during a TV interview.

Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger, who had served as judges on the first season of U.S. version of the program last year, recently left the panel and Cowell is now looking for famous faces to fill the vacant slots.

The "Nasty" hitmaker is rumored to be in the running and she fueled the speculation during an interview with newsman Anderson Cooper earlier this week when she tried to skirt around the to...
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Janet Jackson Sympathizes With Bobbi Kristina Brown, Says Life Must Go On

February 15th, 2012 10:06am EST
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson has suggested Whitney Houston's family consider therapy sessions for the superstar's heartbroken daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown as she mourns the death of her mom.

Jackson was asked for her thoughts about the tragedy during a taped interview with newsman Anderson Cooper, which will air next week, and revealed she can't help thinking about the teenager, who was hospitalised and treated for stress and anxiety at the weekend.

Jackson, who is still mourning the death of her brother Michael in 2009, insists she knows what it's like to lose a loved one - and she's happy to offer up...
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NBC Apologizes for M.I.A.'s 'Spontaneous' Middle Finger Gesture During Super Bowl Halftime Show

February 6th, 2012 7:53am EST
M.I.A. | Photo Credits: Christopher Polk/Getty Images
It wasn't a "wardrobe malfunction," but Super Bowl XLVI's halftime show managed to stir controversy. M.I.A., who participated in the halftime show headlined by Madonna, flipped off millions of viewers in a blink-and-you-missed-it moment during the performance of Madonna's new single "Give Me All Your Luvin.'" Click here to see a photo.

"We apologize for the inappropriate gesture that aired during...

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Madonna: 'My Super Bowl Show Will Be Wardrobe Malfunction-Free'

January 31st, 2012 2:17pm EST
Madonna
Madonna has promised TV bosses and censors she won't be taking tips from Janet Jackson when she plays the Super Bowl half-time show this Sunday, insisting her gig will be wardrobe malfunction-free.

Jackson took the stage with Justin Timberlake during the football championships back in 2004 and their performance grabbed headlines when the Nasty hit-maker's breast was exposed, resulting in one of the most infamous wardrobe malfunctions of all time.

The incident prompted TV bosses to implement a number of new laws against broadcast indecency, and Madonna insists she won't be testing the ru...
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Janet Jackson Warns Niece Paris About Entertainment Industry

December 15th, 2011 10:19pm EST
Janet Jackson
Pop superstar Janet Jackson has warned her niece Paris to carefully consider her decision to pursue a career in entertainment after learning the aspiring teenage actress has landed her first movie role.

Michael Jackson's 13-year-old daughter will make her film debut in upcoming fantasy Lundon's Bridge and The Three Keys and she will begin shooting the project next month.

But her Auntie Janet has expressed reservations about the youngster's acting ambitions - because the "Nasty" hitmaker knows all too well how tough it can be growing up in the spotlight.

In an upcoming interview on U.S. n...
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