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Rumor Patrol: George Clooney Wedding Conflict Almost Stops Ceremony And More

September 27th, 2014 6:37am EDT
Rumor Patrol: George Clooney Wedding Conflict Almost Stops Cerem
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.

George Clooney And Amal Alamuddin Wedding Conflict Almost Stops Ceremony: George Clooney seems to be getting cold feet just days before his nuptials to Amal Alamuddin. Clooney reportedly has been telling Alamuddin and other pals that they should wait longer before getting hitched, despite the fact that plans are a go for this weekend's wedding extravaganza.

False: Alamuddin was spotted looking excite...
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Jordin Sparks & Jason Derulo Break Up After Three Years Together

September 26th, 2014 4:32pm EDT
Jason Derulo and Jordin Sparks
Jason Derulo and Jordin Sparks have called it quits.

The couple, who dated for three years and recently looked like they were happy at the MTV Video Music Awards (photo, above), each confirmed their split and are trying to stay positive.

"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened," Sparks, 24, tweeted on Friday, while Derulo, 25, confirmed the stories during a radio interview that got a little awkward on Thursday.

"I'd rather not [discuss it]," the singer told Minnesota's KDWB radio, before affirming that the split was amicable and the couple plans to remain friends.

"Every...
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Jason Derulo Confirms Split With Jordin Sparks

September 26th, 2014 8:46am EDT
Jason Derulo & Jordin Sparks
Jason Derulo confirmed that he broke up with longtime girlfriend Jordin Sparks during an awkward interview with Minnesota-based DJ Big D's KDWB radio show.

Rumors of the split broke just prior to the singer's appearance on the program, but the star still decided to go through with the interview.

When asked to comment about the split, Derulo initially said, "I'd rather not," before the radio host asked if the pair remained friends.

"Yes. Everything is cool. It's not a bad a situation. It's not one of those things," Derulo said.

It's unclear what led to the break up, but last week Sparks ...
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Pics From The MTV VMAs Red Carpet & Full List Of Winners

August 25th, 2014 12:53am EDT
Beyonce & Miley Cyrus Are Big Winners At The 2014 MTV VMAs (Red
Katy Perry was an early winner at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, landing the Moonman trophy for her "Dark Horse" video, which features rapper Juicy J.

Katy beat out strong competition from Ariana Grande, Beyonce, Iggy Azalea and Lorde to take home the prize.

"Wow, it's a nice way to start out the night with a Moonman... We just want to say thank you so much, we put a lot of time and effort and hard work into this song. We are going to party tonight."

Everyone in the house partied all night as the ceremony kicked off by a rousing trio of songs from Grande, Nicki Minaj and Jessie J.

Gr...
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Fails: Zendaya Goes Zebra

August 17th, 2014 3:03pm EDT
Zendaya
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!

We know Zendaya wanted to make a splash at the Teen Choice Awards, but this Zebra-inspired outfit with lace boots is too much for us. It doesn't help that she manages to show up almost every week in our fails. Check out another look at her outfit and the rest this week's fails below:
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The 5 Worst Dressed At The Teen Choice Awards: Kim Kardashian, Jordin Sparks, More

August 11th, 2014 10:38am EDT
The 5 Worst Dressed At The Teen Choice Awards: Kim Kardashian, J
A slew of celebrities attended FOX's 2014 Teen Choice Awards at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Calif., on Sunday night. One of the night's biggest fashion themes was bold and bright patterns.

But not everyone gets points for being stylish.

Kim Kardashian opted for a zebra printed skirt with a leather top. Some people can pull off horizontal stripes, but the "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star isn't one of them.

She is fully aware of her fuller figure and last week tweeted: "off to an intense workout. Can't seem to shake this last 15-20 lbs of baby weight. no more excuses."

Sin...
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Head And Shoulders Above The Rest: The 15 Tallest Actresses In Hollywood

April 30th, 2014 7:00pm EDT
Gwendoline Christie
We recently profiled the tallest actors in show business, so naturally we wanted to also honor the women who stand out - for both their height and acting ability.

Gwendoline Christie, 6'3". Christie plays the towering Brienne in Game of Thrones and told Stylist, "As someone who has always felt at times pretty genderless because of my size, it interests me to challenge ideas of prejudice and femininity and what it is to be a woman."

Brigitte Nielsen, 6'1". At the height of her fame in the 80s, the danish actress was unfairly branded an "amazon" by several newspapers when she was marrie...
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Jordin Sparks Shows Off Massive Weight Loss In Little Bikini

April 21st, 2014 9:03pm EDT
Jordin Sparks
Jordin Sparks got a head start on bikini season this past weekend when she showed off her new trim figure at the Tao Beach 2014 Season Grand Opening in Las Vegas with boyfriend of over 2 years Jason Derulo.

We recently named Sparks one of The Biggest Losers in Hollywood for losing more than 50 pounds in two and a half years, but it appears she slimmed down even further since the last time we saw her.

As for Derulo, he has been dodging marriage questions from the media for some time now. His latest album in the United States, Talk Dirty, features a song titled "Marry Me" that is about Spar...
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American Idols, Where Are They Now?

April 10th, 2014 9:00pm EDT
kelly clarkson
Once known as the show that could instantly make you a star, "American Idol" has suffered lackluster ratings and has had as many "Idols" fail as succeed. Still, the winners that America voted for have not always stayed within the realm of music, some have spread their wings to the acting world as well. Some of the more popular winners are still in the spotlight, some have faded into obscurity, Here is the latest on what many of your favorite "American Idol" winners have been up to since winning.

Kelly Clarkson

Season 1

Undoubtedly the most popular and best-known of all the "American Idol...
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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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2013 American Music Awards Fashion: A Sexy Ke$ha, Skinny Aguilera, Sequined Swift

November 25th, 2013 9:56am EST
Kesha
Several stars walked the 41st Annual American Music Awards red carpet in their Sunday best last night.  Pop singer Ke$ha showed some leg in a black, one-shouldered gown with a thigh-high slit up the right leg.

She dyed her blonde hair pastel pink and turquoise. The singer performed "Timber" with Pitbull during the broadcast.

Taylor Swift took home four awards for "Artist of the Year," "Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist," "Favorite Country Female Artist" and "Favorite Country Album for 'Red'." The 5-foot-10-inch tall singer rocked a gold sequined mini skirt.

Christina Aguilera looked slim a...
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Hot & Sexy VMAs Fashion: Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, More!

August 26th, 2013 8:25am EDT
Selena Gomez
The MTV Video Music Awards are one of the hottest events of the year. Both the music and celebrity attendees are usually smoking! The show is an opportunity for artists to show off their new music as well as their fabulous figures.

Selena Gomez, 21, looked amazing in a navy blue tear away dress that revealed a lot of leg and a black bustier underneath. She won Best Pop Video for "Come & Get It."

Miley Cyrus, 20, who has admitted to doing a lot of shopping at bondage stores, showed up on the red carpet wearing skintight black leggings and a cropped top embellished around the waist and cuff...
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Teen Choice Awards Fashion: Nina Dobrev & Shay Mitchell Take The Plunge, Rebel Wilson Wears A Wetsuit & More!

August 12th, 2013 9:08am EDT
Nina Dobrev
Hollywood was full of hot young celebrities at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday night.

"The Vampire Diaries" star Nina Dobrev, above, made a printed pantsuit look sexy with a plunging neckline. "Pretty Little Liars" star Shay Mitchell also rocked a low-cut ensemble. She revealed a little side boob in a barely there white blouse and black trousers with gold pumps.

In contrast, funny lady Rebel Wilson covered up her curves in a pink and black wetsuit with her name blazoned across her chest.

While picking up her award for "Choice Actress in a Comedy" for her performance in "Pitch Perfect" s...
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Jordin Sparks Has 'Chipmunkface' Following Dental Surgery

March 7th, 2013 10:55am EST
Jordin Sparks
Earlier this week Jordin Sparks had dental surgery, and she has shared her experience with her Twitter followers.

She has spent the past two days on pain medication and says the side effects haven't been very pleasant.

She posted on Twitter on Tuesday: "Recovering from dental surgery yesterday. Jaw is sore & the meds make me nauseous. But I'm 1 step closer having my molar back! chipmunkface... These meds have me in the strangest haze."

The singer/actress fears that her condition may affect an upcoming acting job if she doesn't heal quickly. "How am I gonna do this audition w/ (with) my c...
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2013 SAG Awards Fashion: Black, Navy Blue & Neutral Gowns Dominate

January 28th, 2013 9:19am EST
Jaimie Alexander
As we inch closer to the Academy Awards, tons of stars celebrated themselves at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on Sunday night.

Jaimie Alexander of "The Last Stand" (above) was one of the few celebs who showed some skin on the red carpet in a low-cut black Marc Bouwer gown. Most opted for more conservative ensembles in black, navy blue, and other neutrals.

A handful stood out in bright colorful gowns, including Jessica Chastain and Kaley Cuoco in bright red and Lea Michele in a bright pink dress.

Jennifer Garner, whose husband Ben Affleck is earning accolades for "Argo," looked ele...
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Miley Cyrus Wears A Slinky, Cut-Out Dress To VH1 Divas Concert - See Pics Of Stacy Keibler, Demi Lovato & More!

December 17th, 2012 9:35am EST
Miley Cyrus
Tons of celebrities (and pseudo celebrities) attended the VH1 Divas 2012 concert held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Calif., on Sunday.

Stars paid tribute to legendary late entertainers Whitney Houston and Donna Summer. Jordin Sparks, who co-starred with Houston in her last film, "Sparkle," before her death in February performed a medley of the star's hits with Melanie Fiona and Ledisi - "I'm Every Woman," "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" and "How Will I Know."

Kelly Rowland, Adam Lambert and Keri Hilson honored Summer, who died in May, by performing "I Feel Love," "Bad Girls" and ...
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Jordin Sparks Rocks A Tight Red Dress, Opens Up About Jason Derulo Romance

December 4th, 2012 10:00am EST
Jordin Sparks
Jordin Sparks attended KIIS FM's 2012 Jingle Ball at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Monday night, and she rocked a tight red dress at the event.

She brought her boyfriend Jason Derulo and recently opened up about the seriousness of their relationship. The couple has been dating for over a year, so is there an engagement in the future?

She told Life & Style on Dec. 2, "I don't want him to feel pressure and I don't want to be that girl, but I do find myself sometimes going, 'Wouldn't it be great?'"

When the former "American Idol" star promoted her new fragrance, Ambition, at a mall in...
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'American Idol' Star Jordin Sparks Has Tips For Fellow Migraine Sufferers (sponsored)

November 17th, 2012 2:16pm EST
Jordin Sparks
American Idol winner Jordin Sparks is one of the many Americans who suffer from migraine headaches, and now she's working with Excedrin to spread the word about migraine awareness - and share her tips for managing them.

The singer/actress is the spokesperson for Excedrin's "Managing Migraines" campaign. The centerpiece of the campaign is the new "My Migraine Triggers" app, now available for free on iTunes, which allows individuals to track their migraine triggers and send relevant data to their doctor.

In addition to explaining how the app works, Jordin shared how she manages her migrai...
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Miranda Kerr, Arianny Celeste, Kim Kardashian & More Of Our Favorite Summer 2012 Bikini Twitpics

September 3rd, 2012 12:00pm EDT
Miranda Kerr
For many people Labor Day weekend marks the end of summer, with the kids all back to school and most of the country dreading the coming of the winter months.

Labor Day weekend is also a time to celebrate with friends and family, by having one last hurrah before playtime is over. It's also one of the last times to hit the beach and check out those hot summer bikini bods.

To mark the end of summer, here are our favorite sexy bikini shots some of our favorite celebs have posted this summer.

We would normally be saddened by this, but deep down we know that plenty of celebs live in warmer loc...
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Jordin Sparks Supports Nicki Minaj As Next 'Idol' Judge

August 30th, 2012 8:45am EDT
Jordin Sparks
Jordin Sparks has thrown her support behind Nicki Minaj in the race for a seat on the American Idol panel.

Producers behind the hit TV talent show are currently searching for a panelist to join newcomer Mariah Carey and record producer Randy Jackson for the next season following the departure of Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler.

Minaj is rumored to be in contention for the coveted job, and the show's former winner Sparks is convinced the rapper would make a great judge.

She tells New York Post gossip column Page Six, "I think Nicki would be great. It would be so fun to see what she doe...
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Jordin Sparks Shows Off Her Curves In A Tight White Dress At Tennis Tournament

August 28th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Jordin Sparks
Jordin Sparks performed during the opening ceremony of the 2012 US Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City on Monday. The singer looked stunning in a form-fitted white dress with skin-toned pumps.

Sparks appears on the August cover of Shape magazine, showing off her hot new figure in a blue bikini. She said she lost weight by making changes in her lifestyle.

The singer will be honored with the prestigious Power of Youth award in New York City next month for her charitable contributions.

Sparks currently stars in "Sparkle" opposite the l...
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Jonas Brothers And Jordin Sparks To Receive Charity Awards

August 18th, 2012 7:48pm EDT
Jonas Brothers
Singers The Jonas Brothers and Jordin Sparks are among the stars set to be honored with prestigious Power of Youth awards in New York City next month.

Actress Vanessa Hudgens, Modern Family star Sarah Hyland, The Vampire Diaries beauty Kat Graham, and Rock of Ages hunk Diego Boneta will also be feted by bosses at trade publication Variety for their charitable contributions during a special event on September 15.

And Boneta, who has worked extensively with the Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children's Cancer & Hematology Clinic in Texas, hopes the accolade will inspire other entertainers to follow sui...
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Bobbi Kristina Brown, Jordin Sparks & More Stars Sizzle At 'Sparkle' Premiere

August 17th, 2012 10:00am EDT
Bobbi Kristina Brown
Whitney Houston would have been proud of her daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, who looked lovely on the red carpet for the singer's posthumous film "Sparkle."

Houston's daughter wore a black sequined bandage dress and cute feathered high heels. She was accompanied by her "adopted brother" Nick Gordon.

Before leaving for the event, Bobbi tweeted, "Off to the premiere ! Glammed and all! Time to walk this carpet&rep mommy like she would want me too (: god bless u all ! nickdgordon enjoy!"

She later added, "Wardrobe.. Whatcha think!?2nite was incredible..!#SPARKLE!@JordinSparks &all the cast, I...
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Jordin Sparks Talks 'Sparkle' & Getting The Chills Watching Whitney Houston On Screen

August 15th, 2012 9:03am EDT
Sparkle
"Sparkle," starring the late Whitney Houston, hits theaters this weekend, and co-star Jordin Sparks has opened up about working with the famous songstress.

The former "American Idol" star told the Washington Post, "I read the script and fell in love with it. I related a lot to Sparkle. She's a girl with a dream, and she's gonna do whatever it takes to get to the top."

Sparks won the sixth season of the FOX singing competition and made the change to acting when her music career faltered.

"Sparkle," a remake of a 1976 musical, centers on a gifted Motown who vocalist (Sparks) who finds her ...
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This Week's Shining & Falling Stars: Jordan Sparks & Justin Bieber

August 10th, 2012 10:00am EDT
sparks
This week's rising star is Jordan Sparks!

I hate to admit it, but yes, I am an obsessive viewer of "American Idol." So much so, that I was disappointed I didn't get a phone call from Simon Cowell after the big judge shake-up pre-Ellen. So when i watched Jordan Sparks become the winner of "AI" in 2007, I knew they chose the right one.. I just hoped her win wouldn't let her end up like some of the other "Idols" that never really went anywhere after the show.

But Sparks kept her winning train going... she had big success on the music charts and now she's gearing up for her first film, "Spar...
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Jordin Sparks Opens Up About Filming 'Sparkle' With Whitney Houston

August 6th, 2012 3:54pm EDT
Jordin Sparks
Singer/actress Jordin Sparks cut herself off from friends for two months after the death of her Sparkle co-star Whitney Houston as she struggled to come to terms with the devastating news.

The No Air hit-maker grew close to Houston while shooting the new rags-to-riches story last year and Sparks was preparing to hit the red carpet with the soul superstar at Clive Davis' pre-Grammys party in Hollywood in February when the icon was found dead in her Beverly Hills hotel room.

Recalling the horror of the night Houston died, she says, "I was about to go change into my dress and there was a k...
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Tons Of Pics From The Teen Choice Awards: Bieber, Gomez, Lovato & More!

July 23rd, 2012 8:57am EDT
Demi Lovato
Hot, young Hollywood stars showed up at Sunday night's 2012 Teen Choice Awards in Universal City, California.

Demi Lovato wore a short, daring black, gray and yellow dress with a feathered hemline. Hayden Panettiere glittered in a gorgeous purple sequin gown and matching pumps, while Meagan Good showed off her abs in a sexy white and gray pantsuit.

"Glee" star Lea Michele sizzled in a short strapless number, while singer Jordin Sparks wore a flouncy black dress with a plunging neckline.

Fan favorites Justin Bieber and girlfriend Selena Gomez opted to walk the red carpet solo. Check out a...
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Jordin Sparks Flaunts Her New Figure In A Purple Bikini For The August Issue Of Shape

July 22nd, 2012 4:04pm EDT
Jordin Sparks
Jordin Sparks is set to make her big screen debut in the remake of 1976 musical drama Sparkle next month; and to help keep the buzz going for the film she's showing off her hot new figure on the cover of the August issue of Shape Magazine.

The American Idol winner is set to play the title role in the film, about a Motown singer whose dreams of being a star become affected by family turmoil. The late Whitney Houston makes her final film appearance in the movie, as Sparkle's mother. Derek Luke also stars, as her manager Stix.

Jordan talks about her weight loss and the big changes she's made...
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CMT Awards Winners & Fashion: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & More!

June 7th, 2012 8:38am EDT
Carrie Underwood
On Wednesday night, Carrie Underwood dominated the CMT Music Awards by taking home two trophies - her duet with Brad Paisley "Remind Me" won Collaborative Video Of The Year, and "Good Girl" was named Video Of The Year.

The "American Idol" starlet looked sexy in a short sequined dress with black heels and a matching clutch.

Another "Idol" star, Scotty McCreery, won Breakthrough Video Of The Year for "The Trouble With Girls," while Lady Antebellum took home Group Video Of The Year for "We Owned The Night." Sugarland won Duo Video Of The Year for "I Got You."

Miranda Lambert scooped up Fema...
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'American Idol' Finale Mega-Diary: A Note-by-Note Account of Phillip Phillps' Big Win

May 24th, 2012 11:07am EDT
Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez
Welcome to the American Idol finale Mega-Diary! Our annual blow-by-blow recap of what used to be the third-biggest night in television and is now somewhere between the 14th Monday Night Football game and the 15th Monday Night Football game.

But no bother! We’ll press on. And here’s a prediction before the show even starts: The contestants will start singing a song and mid-way through they’ll introduce the original artist to join them onstage. Sorry if I just ruined the show for you.

8:03 – What more could I want to start off the finale than my favorite contestant from this year, Heejun Ha...
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