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Rob Lowe Recalls Crazy Date With Madonna

March 13th, 2014 9:00pm EDT
Rob Lowe
In his new book "Love Life," Rob Lowe opens up about a date he had with Madonna. The actor, who was 20 at the time, attended one of her concerts in Los Angeles in 1984, and the singer, then 26, asked him to visit her backstage.

He explains: "She was cute and she was young and she was single, and so I sat front row... she was a revelation... 'Madonna would like to see you backstage,' a security guard said as the house lights came up... She had flawless skin and eyes that imparted secrets... she asked what movie I was working on and so I told her a little about St. Elmo's Fire, which I had j...
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Fashion Fails: Paris Hilton, Madonna, Pharrell, More

February 1st, 2014 3:03pm EST
Paris Hilton
It's Fashion Fail Time! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion: the fails!

Of course the looks from last Sunday's Grammy Awards are going to dominate this week's fails. First we have Paris Hilton, who ruined a beautiful white gown by adding faux-nude panels. Now it just looks tacky.

Madonna tried her best Colonel Sanders impression during the Grammys. Beautiful song, sure, but her outfit was ugly. Her red carpet look wasn't much better.

Someone loved Pharrell's hat enough to create a twitter acco...
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Miley Cyrus Joined By Madonna For 'MTV Unplugged' Hoedown

January 29th, 2014 5:06pm EST
Miley Cyrus Joined By Madonna For 'MTV Unplugged' Hoedown
Madonna may have made out with Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, but only one star would dare grind and grope her on stage -- Miley Cyrus.

The "Wrecking Ball" singer taped her MTV Unplugged performance, which was done in a Country & Western hoedown theme, on Tuesday night, and following her set of stripped-down versions of songs from her latest album, "Bangers," the 21-year-old welcomed the Queen of Pop, 55, to the stage.

The duo, dressed in denim and rhinestones and 10-gallon hats, grinded and gyrated during a mashup of Miley's "We Can't Stop" and Madonna's 2000 hit "Don't Tell Me."...
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Madonna To Duet With Miley Cyrus On 'MTV Unplugged'

January 28th, 2014 9:34pm EST
Miley Cyrus and Madonna
Madonna and Miley Cyrus were spotted rehearsing together in Los Angeles on Monday, preparing for their appearance together on Miley's upcoming "MTV Unplugged" special.

E! News reports that the two music superstars took to an area sound stage to prepare for an acoustic performance during the show, which will be taped Tuesday night.

"The performance will showcase a more intimate side of Cyrus and feature surprise guests for an unexpected re-invention of the songs that have defined her career," a rep for MTV said.

"Miley Cyrus: MTV Unplugged" is set to air Wednesday night (Jan. 29) on MTV.
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The Best & Worst Dressed At The 2014 Grammy Awards

January 27th, 2014 8:59am EST
The Best & Worst Dressed At The 2014 Grammy Awards
The Grammy Awards are music's biggest event of the year, and stars flooded the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, showing off their sexy (and not-so-sexy) looks on the red carpet.

Actress Paula Patton took a risk by wearing a zebra print dress featuring two lion heads growling at her neckline. Robin Thicke's wife got a lot of attention for the dress - but not in a good way. She tops our list of the worst dressed at the 56th annual event.

Pharrell Williams also made quite a statement by showing up in a giant hat, which many compared to the Arby's logo.

But it wasn't all bad. Stars i...
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Madonna & Son David Hit The Grammys Red Carpet Wearing Matching Outfits

January 26th, 2014 9:01pm EST
Madonna and son David Banda
Madonna and adopted son David Banda hit the red carpet of the 2014 Grammys wearing matching Ralph Lauren suits.

The two stopped for a few photos before making their way inside for the ceremony.

Madonna, who is just under a year older than the award ceremony, is set to perform with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

For those keeping score at home...

For anyone wondering, that's 2 awards in one hour. #Grammys2014

— Starpulse.com (@Starpulse) January 27, 2014

See the live updated winners list here.
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Madonna, Billie Joe Armstrong Confirmed As Grammy Performers

January 25th, 2014 4:00pm EST
Madonna, Billie Joe Armstrong Confirmed As Grammy Performers
Grammy bosses have confirmed that Madonna will perform at the music award show this weekend. It was rumored last week that the singer would take the stage with one of today's hottest singers, perhaps joining Beyonce for a showstopping set.

Details haven't been released regarding who the material girl will be performing with on Sunday.

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong is another last-minute addition to the roster of performers. He will join country star Miranda Lambert for a tribute to Everly Brothers star Phil Everly, who died earlier this month.

Previously announced performers include:
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Madonna In Hot Water For Using The N-Word

January 18th, 2014 5:07pm EST
Madonna
Madonna has incited controversy once again after using a racial slur on her Instagram page.

On Friday, the international pop superstar uploaded a photo of her teen son Rocco fighting in the boxing ring on the picture-sharing website  alongside the caption, "No one messes with Dirty Soap! Mama said knock you out! #disn**ga."

After she was bombarded with complaints about use of the N-word from fans, she deleted the image, only to re-upload it with another risqué comment.

She added, "Ok let me start this again. #get off of my d**k haters!"

It's not the first time this month the Materia...
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Madonna Tells Critics To 'Calm Down' After She Posts Pic Of Son, 13, With Booze

January 6th, 2014 12:58pm EST
Madonna Rocco Ritchie
Madonna is in hot water after she posted a photo of her 13-year-old son holding up a bottle of alcohol.

Over the weekend the singer uploaded an image of Rocco Richie posing with bottles of vodka and gin. She captioned the pic: "The party has just begun! Bring it! 2014."

Madonna and her family are currently vacationing in Gstaad, Switzerland, where the legal drinking age is 16 - that means Rocco is still three years shy of being able to legaly imbibe.

Over 1,200 people commented on the photo in a span of 24 hours.

Instagram user Abbiesturm was just one of many who were upset by the image...
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Glory Days - 10 Celebs Who Just Stopped Caring

January 1st, 2014 1:01pm EST
Glory Days - 10 Celebs Who Just Stopped Caring
Celebrities are always under the microscope. Looking beautiful is part of their job. The media seemingly takes great joy in exploiting every bad angle they can, sometimes down to the point of berating celebrities based off the worst possible paparazzi snapshots.

While we don't endorse that, there are exceptions. Sometimes, when stars stay out of the limelight for extended amounts of time, they don't do all the necessary upkeep that they do when they are constantly in the public eye.

Sometimes, it gets a little out of control. Occasionally, it looks almost as if they just decided to stop c...
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Beyonce Kisses Madonna's Daughter During Brooklyn Concert

December 20th, 2013 7:00pm EST
Beyonce Kisses Mercy James
Beyonce kissed Madonna's adorable daughter Mercy James during a concert at the Barclays center in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday night.

During the last stop of her "Mrs. Carter Show" world tour, the pop star planted on the 9-year-old girl's forehead, and her proud mama was there to capture the moment.

"Mercy James gets a big fat one from the Queen. B!" Madonna wrote on instagram with an accompanying photo.

Madonna also posted a photo of Beyonce performing, writing: "Mrs. Carter crushes the BK with her bad ass show! Girls run the world! #srtforfreedom"

Madonna has four children - 17-yea...
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Madonna Is The Highest-Paid Woman In Music

December 12th, 2013 2:36am EST
Madonna
Over the past year, Madonna made a whopping $125 million, making her the highest-paid woman in music, according to Forbes.

Her "MDNA" tour grossed $305 million, and she also added to her coffer with her Material Girl clothing line, merchandise sales and her Truth or Dare perfume.

Lady Gaga came in at number two, earning $80 million over the last year. She cut her tour short due to a hip injury but still made out very well financially after also releasing her latest album, "ARTPOP."

Taylor Swift took the third spot with $55 million, bolstered by her album "Red," which sold 1.2 million cop...
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Madonna & Her 25-Year-Old Dancer Boyfriend Break Up

December 11th, 2013 4:00pm EST
Madonna & Brahim Zaibat
Madonna and her backup dancer boyfriend Brahim Zaibat have parted ways. The singer, 55, reportedly ended her three-year relationship with the 25-year-old after he signed up for the French version of "Dancing With The Stars."

A source told Perez Hilton that Madonna thought his new gig "was too cheesy" and that's why she broke it off with Zaibat.

Others speculate they split because the relationship had simply run its course and was difficult to maintain due to long-distance work obligations.

Madonna recently returned to New York City after reuniting with her ex-husband Sean Penn during a c...
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Madonna Pens Open Letter Supporting Gay Rights In Russia

December 4th, 2013 9:56am EST
Madonna
International philanthropist Madonna has stepped up her battle for gay rights in Russia by writing an open letter calling for change.

The 55 year-old star sparked controversy during her trip to Russia last year  by publicly backing jailed punk stars Pussy Riot and voicing her support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. The move prompted homophobic activists in the country to file a lawsuit against the American singer-songwriter, which was later dismissed, over claims she violated a local law banning the promotion of homosexuality.

Madonna has refused to bac...
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Madonna Visits Ex-Husband Sean Penn's Charity Projects In Haiti

November 26th, 2013 12:04pm EST
Madonna
Madonna has travelled to Haiti to visit humanitarian projects set up by her former husband Sean Penn's aid organization.

Penn, who divorced Madonna in 1989 following four years of marriage, has revealed the singer is currently in Haiti with her son Rocco, visiting projects overseen by the J/P Haitian Relief Organization, which he set up after an earthquake devastated the country in 2010.

The 53 year-old actor tells the Associated Press, "She's here, she's seeing, she's made the effort to come here, and I'm thrilled by that... She has a unique platform, and wherever she chooses to bring ...
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Madonna Tops Forbes' Highest-Paid Musicians List With $125 Million

November 20th, 2013 1:11am EST
Madonna
Madonna may be quite a bit older than her pop star rivals, but she also commands a much larger salary. The Material Girl earned $125 million over the past year, making her the highest-paid musician of 2013, according to Forbes.

In addition, last spring the singer, 55, became a part of an elite group of people whose bank balances surpass a staggering $1 billion. Now that's rich.

Madonna's record breaking "MDNA" world tour grossed more than $305 million in 2012. She also earned $75 million from concert merchandise and $10 million from TV rights and DVD sales.

Investments in her Hard Candy ...
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15 Stars Who Got Naked In Music Videos

October 22nd, 2013 8:00pm EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus took it all off for her "Wrecking Ball" video, swinging nude -- save for a pair of work boots -- on the title object. She received plenty of flak for the racy video, most likely because of her age and the fact that she's a role model for millions of young girls.

But she's definitely not the first to bare all in a music short, plenty of other artists have either gone nude or had a model, a girlfriend -- even a model girlfriend -- strip down for one of their videos.

See who else shed their clothes in the name of art after the jump...

Miley Cyrus in "Wrecking Ball" and rapper ...
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Madonna's Skintight Leather Pants & Hard Candy Jacket - Hot Or Not?

October 18th, 2013 8:21am EDT
Madonna
Madonna attended the "Hard Candy" Gym opening in Berlin, Germany, on Thursday, looking ready to rock. The singer squeezed herself into black leather pants and wore a matching jacket.

The singer recently made headlines for texting during the premiere of "12 Years A Slave" at the New York Film Festival. Her actions caused so much drama, the founder of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas banned her from the theater chain unless she apologizes.

Meanwhile, it seems like the pop star may have a music successor - at least according to Nelly. The rapper believes Miley Cyrus is a breakout artist just lik...
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Rapper Nelly Calls Miley Cyrus The New Madonna

October 15th, 2013 10:19pm EDT
Nelly
Is Miley Cyrus the next Madonna? That's what one fellow music star thinks.

Rapper Nelly compared the two stars during an interview with The UK's Daily Star, saying he sees an awful lot of similarities between the two.

"Miley's a great talent. She's young and ambitious and wants to do it her way," he tells the Daily Star. "Madonna did it her way, and she became one of the greatest female entertainers of all time. Madonna grew up in the age of no social media. She wasn't under the type of scrutiny Miley's under."

Nelly also says that it's the outrageous, attention-grabbing acts that are th...
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Madonna Banned From Theater Chain After Texting At Film Premiere

October 14th, 2013 2:00pm EDT
Madonna
It's annoying when people text during movies - even if it's Madonna. The superstar reportedly texted like crazy during the premiere of "12 Years A Slave" at the New York Film Festival last week, and her actions angered the theater chain's CEO.

Tim League, founder and CEO of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas, founded in Austin, Texas, tweeted on Friday: "Until she apologizes to movie fans, Madonna is banned from watching movies @drafthouse."

The singer reportedly was driving theatergoers crazy with her obsessive texting, and when someone complained she allegedly said: "It's for business... ensl...
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Trending: 'Gravity' Is Awesome, Madonna Raped At 19, Nina Dobrev Goes 'Topless' For Healthcare

October 7th, 2013 9:37am EDT
Gravity
Sandra Bullock and George Clooney's new film "Gravity" topped the box office this weekend, setting a new record for an October opening with over $55 million in ticket sales. The edge-of-your-seat thriller delivered on several levels with its heart-stopping story of an astronaut (Bullock) on her first ever trip to space when disaster strikes during a space walk, sending her hurtling into the unknown and running out of oxygen. (review.)

"The Vampire Diaries" star Nina Dobrev is one of the few celebrities endorsing America's questionable Affordable Care Act -- even though she's Canadian. She ...
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Madonna Says She Was Raped At Knifepoint Years Ago

October 4th, 2013 11:12pm EDT
Madonna in Harper's Bazaar
The November issue of Harper's Bazaar features a special "Madonna by Madonna" feature in which the singer reveals that she was raped on a rooftop within months of arriving in New York City as an aspriring singer.

Madonna Louise Ciccone moved to NYC from Michigan when she was 19 years old to pursue a music career. In the magazine, she shares "intimate thoughts about her own path to freedom and her choice to always dare, no matter what."

She writes: "New York wasn't everything I thought it would be. It did not welcome me with open arms.
 
"The first year, I was held up at gunpoint. Raped on...
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The Strangest Celebrity Couples

September 29th, 2013 12:07pm EDT
The Strangest Celebrity Couples
Love is blind, or so they say. Even in Hollywood, where image is everything, we've seen our share of odd pairs. Here are some of our favorite Strange Celebrity Couples, past and present:

Simon Cowell and Carmen Electra

A blinked-and-you-missed-it romance, these two dodged dating rumors after meeting on the set of Britain's Got Talent - but it was never confirmed they actually hooked up. However, those rumors came back with a vengeance thanks to Simon's scandal with Lauren Silverman - some reports even claimed the two of were broken up when she learned he was cheating on her with Silverman...
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Madonna Unveils New Internet Project In NYC

September 25th, 2013 8:46am EDT
Madonna
On Tuesday night, Madonna performed for a star-studded crowd in Manhattan as she launched a new Internet venture.

Celebrities including Lindsay Lohan, Zachary Quinto as well as Madonna's ex-husband Sean Penn turned out for the launch of the singer's Art For Freedom initiative, which supports members of the public to submit "video, music, poetry, and photography" to a new website.

The event at the Gagosian Gallery in New York City featured the screening of a promotional film, which shows the singer playing a prisoner and a jailer, as well as a performance from the Queen of Pop.

The wor...
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M.I.A. Accuses NFL Honchos Of Sexual Exploitation

September 24th, 2013 12:33pm EDT
M.I.A.
English-Sri Lankan rapper M.I.A. has launched an unusual tirade against the National Football League (NFL) bosses, accusing them of "corporation d**k-shaking" and sexual exploitation.

The Paper Planes singer is locked in a contentious legal battle after NFL chiefs filed a lawsuit against her for flipping her middle finger during her televised performance with Madonna at the 2012 Super Bowl.

They are demanding $1.5 million for breach of performance contract, but earlier this month M.I.A. hit back through her lawyers, branding the case "ridiculous".

Now, she has posted a video online sh...
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Madonna's 'MDNA' Blu-Ray Recalled Due To Sound Defects

September 23rd, 2013 8:07pm EDT
Madonna
Madonna told fans she was "getting to the bottom of" reports about poor sound quality in a Blu-ray documentary of her MDNA tour, and now the product is getting recalled.

During a Reddit AMA, in which users of the website can ask a celebrity questions, it was asked, "Did you heard about technical mastering issues on some 'MDNA World Tour' DVD & Blu-Rays in Europe?"

Madonna replied, "Yes and I'm absolutely horrified. My label is looking into it... trying to get to the bottom of it. It might be a case of old technology not working with new technology. Please be patient."

After another fan t...
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The Morning Roundup: Kate Gosselin Suing Ex For Identity Theft, Kelly Clarkson Bashes VMAs, Breaking Bad Recap

August 27th, 2013 9:41am EDT
Kate Gosselin
Kate Gosselin has filed a huge lawsuit against her ex-husband Jon, accusing hime of hacking into her computer to get information for a tell-all memoir. Jon reportedly stole her hard drive and was able to get his hands on bank records and phone logs. She's suing for a reported seven-figures for invasion of privacy and identity theft. (story)

Kelly Clarkson summed up the 2013 MTV VMAs with just one tweet: "#pitchystrippers". The singer didn't name any names, but she was reportedly appalled by the performances of "a couple" of stars at the award ceremony. We gather she's referring to Lady Gag...
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Madonna Is The World's Top-Earning Celeb With $125 Million

August 27th, 2013 2:37am EDT
Madonna
It's really no surprise that Madonna has been named the top-earning celebrity of 2013 by Forbes magazine.  After all, she joined the billionaire's club earlier this year.

In the spring, the pop star, 55, became a part of an elite group of people whose bank balances surpass a whopping $1 billion. She earned approximately $125 million alone between June 2012 and June 2013.

The singer's record breaking "MDNA" world tour grossed more than $305 million last year. She also earned $75 million from concert merchandise and $10 million from TV rights and DVD sales.

Investments in her Hard Candy gy...
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Madonna Was Exhausted During 'MDNA' Tour, Cried A Lot

June 20th, 2013 4:00pm EDT
Madonna
While on her "MDNA" tour, Madonna admits she was so overcome by exhaustion that she regularly broke down in tears. She opened up to the Associated Press, revealing the hard work took a major emotional toll on her mind and body.

"I'm a human being like everybody else, so I would have my nights, my bad nights and I would cry and I would say, 'I don't want to do this,'" she explained.

Fortunately, the 54-year-old had strong support from her crew.

"Before every show everyone came into my dressing room and we got in a circle and said prayers and 50 percent of the time I said them and 49 perce...
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Beyonce, J. Lo, Madonna & More Gather For 'Sound Of Change' Charity Gig

June 2nd, 2013 2:02pm EDT
Beyonce
Beyonce took to the stage in London with the likes of Madonna and Jennifer Lopez on Saturday night to promote awareness of women's issues such as health, education and justice for women worldwide by raising money for some 200 organizations around the world via the Chime For Change foundation.

Fans filled the seats of London's Twickenham Stadium for The Sound Of Change concert, which featured sets from the likes of Duran Duran frontman Simon LeBon, Timbaland, Jessie J, Rita Ora and Ellie Goulding.

Jay-Z made a special appearance during his wife's headlining set to join her on smash hit "Cr...
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