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The Top 10 VMA Performances of All Time

August 25th, 2014 2:10pm EDT
The Top 10 VMA Performances of All Time
The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) generate more controversy than most other award shows. Some are epic, and many are epic fails. But there are always several that stand the test of time.

Many of today's music legends made their mark during the awards and in turn, made history. From Madonna to Britney to Justin Timberlake, here are the Top 10 VMA Performances of All Time:

10. Justin Timberlake, Medley 2013

It was the performance of the evening and clearly more classy than the bump and grind of Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke. Timberlake's Michael Jackson Video Vanguard honor was a well-des...
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Jennifer Aniston, Olivia Palermo, More Stars Show Off Their Bikini Bodies In Cabo, Barbados & St. Barts

December 30th, 2013 8:21pm EST
Jennifer Aniston, Olivia Palermo, More Stars Show Off Their Biki
After celebrating Christmas with her fiance's family in New York City, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux jetted to Cabo San Lucas in Mexico over the weekend to ring in the new year.

The couple hung out with celebrity pals including Courteney Cox, Howard Stern, Beth Ostrosky, Jimmy Kimmel and Molly McNearey, who are expected to join them in the holiday festivities.

Aniston was spotted in purple and black string bikinis as she soaked up the rays, kissed her boyfriend and snacked on what looked to be healthy veggies.

According to the MailOnline, the pair recently revealed they had couple'...
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Did Bon Jovi Fire Richie Sambora?

August 23rd, 2013 8:19am EDT
Richie Sambora
It looks like Bon Jovi may have fired its lead guitarist Richie Sambora. The rocker failed to appear for a show in April and hasn't played with the band since. He has reportedly been dropped from their payroll.

Sambora was earning $2 million a month and 20 percent of the concert profits during the "Because We Can" tour. His replacement, Phil X, is making $10,000 a month, according to RumorFix.com.

An insider says: "Richie wants to go back on stage - that's his first love. He's really upset over the news."

The reason for Sambora's absence has been attributed to "personal issues." Singer J...
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Celebrities Pay Tribute To Kidd Kraddick Following His Sudden Death

July 28th, 2013 9:36am EDT
Harry Styles
Stars paid tribute to Kidd Kraddick following the sad news of his passing. Celebrities including Richie Sambora, Kelly Clarkson and Harry Styles have paid tribute to American radio host Kidd Kraddick after he died suddenly on Saturday aged 53.

Kraddick, real name David Kraddick, passed away at a charity golf tournament in New Orleans, Louisiana while raising money for his Kidd's Kids foundation but no official cause of death had been announced.
 
He presented radio show Kidd Kraddick in the Morning on Dallas, Texas station KHKS-FM 106.1 and representatives from his company YEA Networks re...
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Jon Bon Jovi Breaks His Silence About Richie Sambora's Departure From Tour

April 11th, 2013 4:42pm EDT
Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi has denied a fall out over money led to Richie Sambora departing their band's Because We Can tour, insisting he was surprised when the guitarist decided to take time out.

Sambora declared he was dropping out of Bon Jovi's North American Tour last week due to "personal reasons," but reports suggested he quit following an argument with the lead singer, with editors at TMZ.com reporting they fell out over financial issues.

Nevertheless, Bon Jovi has advised fans not to believe Internet gossip, revealing Sambora shocked his band mates by quitting just hours before they were due...
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Did Richie Sambora Quit Bon Jovi Tour Due To Tensions With Jon?

April 4th, 2013 9:16am EDT
Richie Sambora
After pulling out of Bon Jovi's current tour, guitarist Richie Sambora has thanked fans for their well wishes and promised to return to the stage "very soon."

The rocker has been a member of the band since 1983 but didn't play with the group in Calgary, Canada, on Wednesday night. Bon Jovi confirmed Sambora was leaving the North American leg of the "Because We Can" tour.

The band issued the statement: "Due to personal issues, Richie Sambora will not be performing on this upcoming leg. All shows will go on as scheduled."

According to TMZ.com, the split doesn't have anything to due with dr...
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Richie Sambora Quits Bon Jovi's North American Tour

April 3rd, 2013 9:48am EDT
Richie Sambora
Richie Sambora has bowed out of Bon Jovi's current tour, citing "personal issues."

The guitarist, who has been a member of Bon Jovi since 1983, did not specify his reason for pulling out of the upcoming North American leg of the band's Because We Can trek.

A statement on the Bon Jovi website reads, "Due to personal issues, Richie Sambora will not be performing on this upcoming leg. All shows will go on as scheduled."

Sambora was missing when the Livin' on a Prayer hit-makers played the Scotiabank Saddledome arena in Calgary, Canada, on Tuesday night.

Frontman Jon Bon Jovi told the c...
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Richie Sambora's Mother Homeless In Wake Of Hurricane Sandy

November 3rd, 2012 2:07pm EDT
Richie Sambora
The New Jersey home Bon Jovi star Richie Sambora purchased for his mother has been ruled uninhabitable in the wake of superstorm Sandy.

The rocker has invited his mom to stay with him in Los Angeles until her waterfront property is fixed and restored.

He says, "The house ain't so good (sic). I bought the house on the river going back about 25 years and it probably surged about 12, 15 feet and we had a houseful of water.

"She evacuated inland to stay with some friends... and she's coming to live with me for a while until we fix the house... All I could say to her was, 'You get to redec...
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12 Cheating Celebrities

August 3rd, 2012 5:09pm EDT
Jesse James & Sandra Bullock
With all the temptations in Hollywood, it's not unusual for someone in a committed relationship to stray. In fact, these days it seems quite common for stars to cheat.

Sometimes actors begin their affairs while on the film set far from home. Other times they're marriages are failing, and they find new partners to make them happy.

Whatever the reason, people cheat. And if you happen to be famous, the world often hears about it.

Sandra Bullock took a chance when she married Jesse James. His first wife was a porn star, after all. Sandra and Jesse wed in 2005 and James' infidelity was expos...
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Denise Richards Vows To Remain Friends With Ex Richie Sambora

June 12th, 2012 10:22pm EDT
Denise Richards
Actress Denise Richards has confirmed her romance with rocker Richie Sambora is over, although she insists they will remain "good friends forever".

The former Bond girl dated Sambora for a year in 2006 and they rekindled their romance in 2011.

However, the relationship didn't last and on Monday, reports emerged suggesting the couple had parted ways once again following a fight before the CMT Awards in Nashville, Tennessee last week.

Now Richards has admitted she is no longer with the Bon Jovi star, but she is confident they will always stay close.

During an appearance on The Talk on Tue...
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Denise Richards & Richie Sambora Split Again After 'Epic Argument'

June 12th, 2012 8:53am EDT
Denise Richards
Just weeks after they went public with their rekindled romance, Denise Richards and Richie Sambora have reportedly called it off...again.

The actress and the Bon Jovi guitarist first got together in 2006, shortly after his marriage to Heather Locklear ended and she separated from her ex-husband Charlie Sheen. They later split up but reunited last year. Last month, they confirmed the relationship on the red carpet of the 12th Annual Golden Heart Awards in Los Angeles.

However, they have broken up for a second time, according to Celebuzz.com. A source tells the website, "It's over. They had...
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Richie Sambora To Receive Charity Honor

April 4th, 2012 11:11am EDT
Richie Sambora
Rocker Richie Sambora is to be honored for his philanthropy at an upcoming charity gala.

The Bon Jovi guitarist has long supported The Midnight Mission, a Los Angeles organization which offers help to the homeless, and he will be celebrated for his dedication at the 12th Annual Golden Heart Awards next month.

He says, "I have a profound respect for the Midnight Mission. I'm inspired by the work they do day in and day out. I'm proud to be affiliated with such a solution-minded outreach program."

"For the betterment of our community, I gladly contribute whenever I'm able to lend my supp...
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Reunited Denise Richards & Richie Sambora Bonded Over Family Cancer Tragedies

January 8th, 2012 7:40pm EST
Denise Richards and Richie Sambora
Denise Richards and Richie Sambora's relationship in the 2000s was put to the test when they were both hit by family cancer tragedies, with the actress branding the trying time their "biggest bond."

The Bon Jovi star began dating Richards in 2006, shortly after his marriage to Heather Locklear collapsed and the former Bond girl separated from her ex-husband Charlie Sheen.

They've since reunited, and Richards admits they've always shared a strong connection after Sambora's father lost his fight with cancer in April 2007, just months before the actress' mother Joni died of the same disease....
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Sober Richie Sambora Is 'Fantastic' After Rehab Stay

November 6th, 2011 6:59pm EST
Richie Sambora
Rocker Richie Sambora is feeling "fantastic" seven months into his latest bid at sobriety, confessing he checked into rehab earlier this year because he needed a "tune up."

The guitarist turned to professionals at an undisclosed facility in Los Angeles in April to seek help for alcohol addiction and exhaustion, but he was back on the road with his Bon Jovi bandmates in early June and Sambora insists the treatment stint has worked wonders for him.

Asked how his sobriety is going, he tells WENN, "Fantastic... I couldn't be any better... I just needed to make sure that I was on the straight ...
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Richie Sambora Confirms Denise Richards Romance

November 4th, 2011 9:04am EDT
Richie Sambora
Richie Sambora has confirmed he has rekindled his romance with Denise Richards five years after they first became a couple.

The Bon Jovi star first dated the actress in 2006, shortly after his marriage to Heather Locklear collapsed and Richards separated from her ex-husband Charlie Sheen.

Rumors of a reconciliation have been rife in recent weeks, and the rocker has now admitted they are back together.

Sambora confirmed the news during an appearance at Alicia Keys' Keep a Child Alive Black Ball in New York City on Thursday night, telling New York Post gossip column Page Six, "Things ar...
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Bon Jovi Perform America The Beautiful At New York Fire Station

September 11th, 2011 10:30am EDT
Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi have taped a stirring performance of "America The Beautiful" at a New York City fire station for an upcoming TV tribute to the victims of 9/11.

The footage is part of the NFL "Kickoff 2011: Back to Football" special, which aired Saturday night.

Kid Rock, Maroon 5 and Lady Antebellum will also appear as part of the hour-long show, aimed at marking both the new football season and the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

But while Rock, Maroon 5 and country trio Lady Antebellum taped live performances outside Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin before Thursday's Green...
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Simon Cowell Went On A Blind Date With 8-Month Pregnant Denise Richards

September 8th, 2011 8:43am EDT
Simon Cowell
Music mogul Simon Cowell has confessed he once went on a date with Denise Richards when she was pregnant with her second child.

Appearing on Howard Stern's Sirius XM Radio show, the Brit opened up with his "bizarre kind of blind date" in Beverly Hills with the actress shortly after she split from Charlie Sheen.

He told Stern, "She's cute... She turned up eight months pregnant and had a dog in her handbag... (but) she is gorgeous. I liked her a lot... She's funny, a bit of a wacko... but I like that."

And it wasn't a one-off date: "We met up afterwards."

But there was no romance and Cowe...
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Richie Sambora To Hand Out 'Knapsack' Guitars To Marines

August 18th, 2011 3:44pm EDT
Richie Sambora
Bon Jovi star Richie Sambora is handing out guitars to U.S. Marines after a friend introduced the rocker to a new fold-up instrument.

The Livin' on a Prayer hit-maker took the "knapsack guitar" on vacation with him and was impressed by the way the instrument kept its tune and now he has struck up a deal with the company behind the axe to hand them out to military musicians.

Ten lucky Marines stationed at Camp Pendleton in California will get autographed guitars direct from Sambora on Friday.

He says, "It really works, stays in tune... and I had this idea. I said, 'After travelling the...
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Heather Locklear To Wed Jack Wagner

August 12th, 2011 3:00pm EDT
Heather Locklear
Actress Heather Locklear is engaged to wed actor Jack Wagner.

The former Melrose Place star began dating the 51 year old in 2007, shortly after she divorced Bon Jovi rocker Richie Sambora, the father of her 13-year-old daughter, Ava.

Locklear's representative confirmed the wedding news to People.com.

It will be the actress' third marriage - she was also wed to Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee from 1986 to 1994.

The engagement is an early birthday surprise for Locklear - she will celebrate turning 50 in September.
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Heather Locklear's Daughter To Make Film Debut In Judd Apatow Comedy

August 11th, 2011 8:58am EDT
Ava Sambora
Heather Locklear's teenage daughter is following in the actress' footsteps - she's landed a part in Judd Apatow's new movie.

Ava Sambora, the 13-year-old daughter of the Melrose Place beauty and Bon Jovi rocker Richie Sambora, will make her debut in the as-yet-untitled comedy, according to TheWrap.com.

Ava will play the best pal of the movie's central teen character, Sadie, played by Apatow's daughter Maude.

The film is a spin-off of smash 2007 hit Knocked Up, with Paul Rudd and Apatow's wife Leslie Mann reprising their roles as bickering husband and wife.

Megan Fox will also star i...
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Denise Richards: 'I Didn't Break Up Richie Sambora's Marriage'

July 27th, 2011 2:51pm EDT
Denise Richards
Actress Denise Richards is putting the record straight about her romance with Richie Sambora, insisting he had already filed for divorce from Heather Locklear before she fell in love with the rocker.

Richards found love with the Bon Jovi star in 2006, soon after she ended her marriage to Charlie Sheen. Sambora was also going through his own break-up with the former Bond girl's one-time pal, Melrose Place star Locklear, and the timing of the new relationship prompted gossips to suspect that the two splits were linked.

However, Richards has hit out at the rumors and she's adamant she was ...
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Richie Sambora Quits Bon Jovi Tour To Re-Enter Rehab

April 29th, 2011 8:59am EDT
Richie Sambora
Rocker Richie Sambora is bowing out of upcoming Bon Jovi dates so he can re-enter rehab.

Sambora is checking into an undisclosed facility to seek treatment for alcohol addiction and exhaustion, according to TMZ.com.

His bandmates will resume the Bon Jovi Live trek in New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday without the troubled guitarist.

A statement from the group reads: "Our support for Richie is absolute. He is, and will remain, a member of Bon Jovi.

"Although he will be absent from upcoming shows for the time being, we very much look forward to his healthy return. In the meantime, we will...
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Jon Bon Jovi Compares His Band To Vintage Wine

February 26th, 2011 4:00pm EST
Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi ended a week that saw Lady Gaga and basketball hero Carmelo Anthony stun Madison Square Garden by performing at the fabled New York venue on Thursday night - and all the excitement wasn't lost on frontman Jon Bon Jovi.

Introducing the song "When We Were Beautiful" during the band's set, the rocker told fans, "It's great to be in New York, the greatest city in the entire universe.

"Madison Square Garden had some week, huh? We haven't got crazy phones like Gaga, and we're not the new kid in town like Melo, but, if you like a nice vintage wine that's been around for awhile, then we'...
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Lady Gaga Was The Highest Earning Pop Star Of 2010

February 14th, 2011 11:32am EST
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga has another reason to celebrate following her Grammys success - she's been named the highest-earning pop star of 2010.

The "Poker Face" singer topped Billboard's Money Makers list, with earnings of more than $30.5 million last year. Bon Jovi are second in the rundown with $30.4 million, and Pink Floyd star Roger Waters is third with $24.4 million.

The Dave Matthews Band is the fourth biggest-grossing act of 2010, with $23.9 million, and Justin Bieber is fifth with $22.4 million.

The top 10 is rounded out by Taylor Swift ($20.7 million), Michael Buble ($19.8 million), the Eagles...
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Nikki Sixx & Denise Richards Break Up

January 10th, 2011 9:15am EST
Denise Richards
Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx's winter romance with Denise Richards is over, according to reports.

TooFab.com reports the couple has decided they're better friends and neighbors in Los Angeles than lovers.

Sixx and the former Bond girl, who was married to Charlie Sheen and has romanced rocker Richie Sambora, went public with their romance just before Christmas when they were spotted hand-in-hand outside a movie theatre in California.

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Denise Richards Confirms Nikki Sixx Romance

December 17th, 2010 11:24am EST
Denise Richards
Denise Richards has confirmed she's dating Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx, but insists they're taking the new romance "very slowly".

Reports linking the actress to the rocker surfaced this week, and TV host Andy Cohen took the opportunity to quiz the star about the story during her appearance on Bravo's Watch What Happens L!ve on Thursday night.

When asked whether she is dating Sixx, Richards coyly replied, "What's considered dating?" before admitting she has "gone on a couple (of) dates" with the musician.

She adds, "If anything's gonna develop, you want it to develop on its own. Tha...
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Nikki Sixx Dating Denise Richards?

December 15th, 2010 2:46pm EST
Nikki Sixx
Motley Crue rocker Nikki Sixx has moved on from his failed romance with reality star Kat Von D - the bassist is reportedly dating actress Denise Richards.

Celebrity tattoo artist Von D called it quits with the musician back in January, ending their two-year romance. Sixx alluded to a someone special on his Twitter.com blog on Friday night, revealing he had "a midnight rendezvous planned with a beautiful maiden."

And Usmagazine.com reports the mysterious maiden is in fact Richards, after the pair was spotted getting cozy over breakfast at a Calabasas, California restaurant the following m...
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Bon Jovi Plans Long Hiatus After Tour

November 25th, 2010 3:30pm EST
Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi is planning a long hiatus from rock when Bon Jovi's current world tour ends next summer - because he needs to take a rest.

The exhausted "Livin' On A Prayer" singer admits his age and a number of other things have made him rethink his plans for the second half of 2011.

He says, "It's time. We have to go to bed."

And the 48 year old admits the sheer magnitude of the world tour has forced him to stop and take stock: "When you're going to places that they don't have their own electricity and you say, 'Don't worry, we'll bring our own,' it's time to take a break."

But he insist...
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Heather Locklear & Daughter Ava Sambora Turn Heads On The Red Carpet

October 18th, 2010 4:30pm EDT
Heather Locklear
Heather Locklear & her beautiful 13-year-old daughter Ava Sambora attended the 2011 WTB Spring Fashion Show in LA this weekend. The mother/daughter duo made quite an attractive pair.

Heather looked chic in black biker boots, a black leather jacket and short skirt. Ava looked a little mature in a sheer black top that showed off her tummy.

A representative for Heather Locklear recently dismissed reports the actress is set to wed boyfriend Jack Wagner.

Recent rumors suggested Wagner had cemented the couple's three-year relationship by asking Locklear to marry him during a party marking her...
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Heather Locklear Is 'Not Engaged'

October 8th, 2010 2:34pm EDT
Heather Locklear
A representative for Heather Locklear has dismissed reports the actress is set to wed boyfriend Jack Wagner.

Recent rumors suggested Wagner had cemented the couple's three-year relationship by asking Locklear to marry him during a party marking her 49th birthday on September 25th.

However, the former Melrose Place star isn't planning to walk down the aisle anytime soon, according to her rep. The spokesperson tells People.com, "Heather Locklear and Jack Wagner are not engaged."

Locklear has previously been married to Motley Crue star Tommy Lee and Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora, the...
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