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11 Most Under-The-Radar Celebrity Relationships

July 27th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
11 Most Under-The-Radar Celebrity Relationships
With a celebrity's life being so public all the time, some stars go to great lengths to keep their private life private. Many just take the "no comment" route. Others keep their personal affairs so quiet and opaque, one might think that they have a day job with the CIA. A few celebrity couples have expertly made it through the constant media sensation that threaten their love lives. We can all learn something about keeping our private lives away from prying eyes from these 11 most under-the-radar celebrity couples.

1. Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling

It was shrewd enough of Eva Mendes and ...
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Swizz Beats Posts Photo Of Wife Alicia Keys In A Bikini While Vacationing In Brazil

September 13th, 2013 6:02pm EDT
Alicia Keys bikini
Alicia Keys showed off her bikini body in an orange swimsuit reminiscent of the one Halle Berry wore in James Bond flick Die Another Day.

The singer was photographed on the beach in Brazil by producer husband Swizz Beatz, who captioned the photo "Yeah baby [heart heart heart...] #BondGirlFlow".

The couple, along with 2½-year-old son, Egypt, are vacationing in the South American country and are set to celebrate Swizz's (real name Kasseem David Dean) 35th birthday on Friday, and the record producer also posted an image of the family relaxing on a yacht.

Keys tweeted a birthday message to h...
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From Apple To Zowie: The Craziest Celebrity Baby Names

October 21st, 2012 3:14pm EDT
Ashlee Simpson
Uma Thurman and her French financier boyfriend Arpad Busson revealed the name of their newborn baby girl this week, and the tot's title is a mouthful.

Not content with the typical first/middle/last -- or in this case hyphenated last -- name, the little girl surely has a challenging future ahead of her when it comes to filling out any types of forms.

The couple named their three-month-old Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson. Where they got her nickname, "Luna," from is a mystery; but their rep says each name has a special reason and meaning.

But Uma and Arpad -- who ...
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Swizz Beatz Named New York Hospitals' Global Ambassador

September 28th, 2012 3:34pm EDT
Swizz Beatz
Rap producer Swizz Beatz has been appointed the global ambassador for New York's public hospitals to raise awareness and boost funds for its medical centers.

The On To the Next One hit-maker, real name Kasseem Dean, was introduced as the new spokesman for the Big Apple's Health and Hospitals Corporation on Thursday, when he joined Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New York Representative Charles B. Rangel to unveil the new-look Harlem Hospital, which had undergone a $325 million renovation.

The venue also includes an art-filled Mural Pavilion, where locals can admire a collection of preserved...
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Kim Kardashian, Lindsay Lohan & More Celebs Sizzle At White House Correspondents' Dinner

April 29th, 2012 8:00pm EDT
Kim Kardashian
Although some criticize the attendance of certain members of Hollywood at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, there's no denying that they add a certain spice (and sexiness) to the event.

Reality star Kim Kardashian looked stunning in a green velvet dress with silver beaded accents, while Lindsay Lohan wore a daring black gown that showed off a risque bit of cleavage. But she was topped by Rosario Dawson who really showed off her curvy figure in a bright green gown.

Kate Hudson sparkled in a heavily sequined purple dress, while Elizabeth Banks was beautiful in orange. Clai...
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Swizz Beatz Wants To Introduce Korean Pop Music To The West

February 25th, 2012 12:30pm EST
Swizz Beatz
Hip-hop superproducer Swizz Beatz is keen to introduce Korean pop music to mainstream music fans because he's convinced it's the industry's next big craze.

Alicia Keys' husband has become a big fan of South Korea's so-called K-Pop phenomenon after spending time in the Far East, and he wants others to appreciate the catchy tunes as much as he does.

He says, "I found that Korean Pop Music is a new expression and the world is open to new things. And I think that right now K-Pop in Korea is leading in that area. I would love to be the one to introduce it to the west.

"The biggest thing about...
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DMX Reuniting Rap Group Ruff Ryders

January 19th, 2012 12:58pm EST
DMX
Hip-hop star DMX has confirmed plans to reunite rap collective Ruff Ryders, insisting they're determined to "come back stronger."

The rapper rose to fame as part of the crew alongside Eve, Alicia Keys' husband Swizz Beatz, The Lox, Drag-On and Murda-Mook.

They have all concentrated on their individual projects in recent years, but Eve suggested earlier this month they were heading for a reunion, saying, "I'm sure you'll see Ruff Ryders back together."

Now, DMX has confirmed they're planning a tour together which is set to kick off later this year.

He tells TMZ.com, "We are all family...
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Kanye West Is The 'Most Stylish Celebrity Of 2011'

December 30th, 2011 11:00am EST
Kanye West
Hip-hop superstar Kanye West has been named the "Most Stylish Celebrity of 2011."

The fashion-forward hitmaker beat his rap collaborator Kid Cudi to take the title in the Complex magazine poll, followed by actor Ryan Gosling at three.

The top five picks are rounded out by rap newcomer A$AP Rocky and superproducer Pharrell Williams in fourth and fifth place, respectively.

Others to make it on the "25 Most Stylish Celebrities of 2011" list include: Rick Ross (8), Jay-Z (10), Justin Bieber (14), Justin Timberlake (16), Swizz Beatz (19), Joseph Gordon-Levitt and a slimmed-down Jonah Hill (22...
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Kanye West Remembers Haitian Tragedy During Christmas

December 27th, 2011 10:38am EST
Kanye West
Kanye West has asked fans to keep the victims of the Haitian earthquake in their memories over the festive season as "people are still suffering."

Thousands were left homeless following the devastating tremor, which struck the region in January, 2010, and West has called on his followers to remember those less fortunate as they celebrate the holidays - because many Haitians are still struggling to adapt to life after the tragedy.

In a series of Twitter posts on Christmas Day, the hitmaker wrote, "Even though Haiti isn't in the news as much the issues are still there. Little has changed. P...
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T.I. Makes His Return At BET Hip-Hop Awards

October 2nd, 2011 5:00pm EDT
T.I.
Newly-freed rapper T.I. made his post-prison return to the stage at the BET Hip-Hop awards on Saturday night.

The hip-hop star was recently released from jail to a halfway house after serving a 10-month sentence for a probation violation, and was made a free man on Thursday.

T.I. made his return to the spotlight official by making a surprise appearance at the glitzy prizegiving in Atlanta, Georgia, taking to the stage with Young Jeezy, who opened the show.

The star then performed solo, while later in the ceremony, DMX, who was freed from prison in July, also made his return by performing...
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Alicia Keys & Swizz Beats Call Marriage Trouble Reports 'Laughable'

September 14th, 2011 8:47am EDT
Alicia Keys
Hip-hop supercouple Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz are fighting back against allegations their one-year marriage is in trouble.

The stars wed last summer on the French island of Corsica, and Keys gave birth to their first child together, son Egypt, the following October.

Reports surfaced at the weekend suggesting producer Beatz had been caught sending racy text messages to up-and-coming singer Christina Elizabeth, and editors at gossip website Bossip.com went on to publish screen shots of the alleged exchange.

But both Keys and Beatz have appeared to dismiss the claims on Twitter.

In a pos...
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Swizz Beatz Offers To Help DMX Get Career Back On Track

July 19th, 2011 9:24pm EDT
Swizz Beatz
Super-producer Swizz Beatz has reached out to his pal DMX and offered to help the embattled rapper get his career back on track after he walked free from prison on Tuesday.

DMX, real name Earl Simmons, was released from an Arizona correctional facility after serving seven months for a probation violation and he revealed he was planning to hit the studio after reuniting with his family.

And the hip-hop star's longtime collaborator and Ruff Ryders crewmember Beatz insists he's ready and waiting for DMX to call so they can get back to work.

Beatz tells AllHipHop.com, "I'll always work with ...
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Alicia Keys' Wax Figure Rocks A Leather Bodysuit

June 28th, 2011 4:00pm EDT
Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys unveiled her wax figure at Madame Tussaud's in New York City today. We think it's a fairly good likeness. What do you think?

The R&B star recently held a Keep A Child Alive Black Ball event in London, which raises money for victims of HIV and Aids in Africa.

The charitable star and her husband Swizz Beatz welcomed baby boy Egypt Dauode Dean in October.
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Fergie, Lopez, Alba & Tons Of Celebs Strut Their Stuff At Costume Institute Gala (Photos)

May 3rd, 2011 8:48am EDT
Costume Institute Gala
Several celebrities attended the annual Costume Institute Gala in New York City yesterday, celebrating the exhibition of "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" held at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art on 5th Avenue.

McQueen's successor Sarah Burton was the toast of the event following her triumph at Friday's royal wedding, for which she designed Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge's stunning bridal gown.

The stars stepped out in a vast array of looks. Fergie wore a very cleavage-heavy gown, while new mom Miranda Kerr looked like a ballerina.

Jessica Alba was resplendent in a strapless metallic go...
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Kim Kardashian's Twitter Account Hacked

February 22nd, 2011 8:28am EST
Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian is the latest celebrity to fall victim to internet pranksters - her Twitter.com account has been hacked.

The socialite was fuming after discovering on Monday that an impostor has accessed her page and sent out "fake tweets" - and she's appealed to bosses of the site to help restore the security on her account.

In a series of posts on the site, she writes, "My twitter has been hacked! Twitter help!!!! I can sign on from my phone app but no where else and see some fake tweets here! Twitter please help me get my password back! How is it that I can tweet from my cell but my h...
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'Ladys' Night at the Grammys as Lady Antebellum & Lady Gaga win big (Full List of Grammy Winners)

February 14th, 2011 12:31am EST
Lady Antebellum
Lady Antebellum and Lady Gaga were the toast of the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night after picking up nine awards between them.

Country trio Lady Antebellum claimed five accolades for their single and album "Need You Now," including Record and Song of the Year, while Gaga scored wins for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best Short Form Video for "Bad Romance" and Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Vocal Album for "The Fame Monster."

But the surprise of the night came right at the end of the ceremony when indie darlings Arcade Fire picked up Album of the Year honors for "Th...
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Train Wins First 2011 Grammy Award

February 13th, 2011 10:00pm EST
Train
Veteran pop act Train picked up the first award of the 2011 Grammy Awards telecast when they beat the Glee cast, Sade, Maroon 5 and Paramore for Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals during Sunday's ceremony.

The group's live version of "Hey, Soul Sister" won them gold at the Los Angeles event.

Taking to the stage, singer Pat Monahan joked, "Thanks, Justin Bieber, for not being a duo or a group."

The early leaders in the Grammy stakes were John Legend and Jay-Z, who both picked up three awards during the pre-show Grammys ceremony, which was not televised.

Legend took home t...
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Alicia Keys Enjoys A Teary-Eyed 30th Birthday Wish

January 26th, 2011 2:15am EST
Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys was brought to tears as she celebrated turning 30 on Tuesday after a group of devotees created a website dedicated to her special day.

The R&B star was sent a link to happybirthdayalicia.tumblr.com to mark her milestone and the "No One" hitmaker admits she welled up when she saw the online tribute.

Taking to her Twitter.com page, the birthday girl writes, "OMG (Oh my god)! I'm over here crying from this beautiful & thoughtful site u guys did 4 me! U mean so much 2 me (sic)!"

The website features blog posts, video messages, song dedications, artwork and photos from fans around...
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Swizz Beatz' Twitter Account Hacked

January 24th, 2011 1:16pm EST
Swizz Beatz
Alicia Keys' producer husband Swizz Beatz has fallen victim to hackers who broke into his Twitter.com account and sent rude messages to his famous friends.

The music-maker's page on the social networking website was hijacked on Sunday, and the prankster sent out a number of nasty posts about his current partner, his ex-wife Mashonda, and celebrity pal Kanye West.

Beatz quickly regained control of the page and deleted the messages, but insisted he wasn't annoyed by the intrusion.

In a series of subsequent posts, he writes, "I'm back!!! Damn they got me real quick had to go H.A.M. (hard...
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Snoop Dogg And Timbaland Giving Away Free Song Downloads

January 12th, 2011 8:00pm EST
Snoop Dogg
Rap legend Snoop Dogg and hip-hop producer Timbaland have followed in Kanye West's footsteps and announced plans to treat fans to one free song every week.

The "Stronger" hitmaker kicked off the trend last summer with his G.O.O.D. Fridays offerings in the run up to the release of his album "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," while producer Swizz Beatz soon followed suit and launched Monster Mondays, allowing devotees to download a new track at the start of each week.

Now Snoop Dogg has introduced Puff Puff Pass Tuesdays to share his new music with followers, and Timbaland has named his f...
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2010 Year In Entertainment Review: October

January 2nd, 2011 3:00pm EST
Katy Perry and Russell Brand
Celebrity break-ups were big news in October with a number of high-profile couples calling time on their relationship. Courteney Cox and David Arquette stunned the world by announcing they were taking a break from their 11-year marriage, and just days later singer Christina Aguilera confirmed her split from husband Jordan Bratman. Ben Harper and Laura Dern also filed for divorce after 10 years together.

But October also saw an influx of celebrity weddings - Katy Perry and Russell Brand sealed their love in a lavish Indian ceremony, and both Paul Weller and David Schwimmer hit the news when...
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2010 Year In Entertainment Review: July

January 2nd, 2011 9:00am EST
Mel Gibson
Love was in the air in July as a host of celebrities walked down the aisle - Spanish stars Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem tied the knot in the Bahamas, while Emily Blunt became Mrs. John Krasinski after marrying The Office star in romantic Como, Italy.

A pregnant Alicia Keys said 'I do' to Swizz Beatz, while Orlando Bloom and Australian model Miranda Kerr became husband and wife in a secret ceremony. Wedding bells also rang in Georgia as country sweetheart Carrie Underwood married her hockey hunk, Mike Fisher.

But there was also plenty of heartache in Hollywood - Kelly Osbourne called of...
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Spotlight On Celebrity Babies Of 2010

December 28th, 2010 8:00am EST
Celebrity Babies 2010
A bunch of our favorite celebrities welcomed babies this year, including a very special adoption by America's sweetheart Sandra Bullock. And of course, the baby names were fantastic, including Egypt, Liberty, and Eddy and Nelson, to name a few.

Check who popped one out this year!

Matthew McConaughey and his wife Camilla had a daughter on January 3 they named Vida Alves.

Mark Wahlberg and his wife had Grace Margaret on January 11.

"Top Chef" host Padma Lakshmi struggled with medical problems, but finally on February 20 welcomed Krishna Thea.

Christina Milian and The Dream have sin...
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Swizz Beatz To Mentor NYU Students

November 5th, 2010 5:25pm EDT
Swizz Beatz
Swizz Beatz has been named the first Producer in Residence at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

The rap producer, who is married to Alicia Keys, will guide the students at the Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music through lectures, mentoring and one-on-one sessions during the upcoming academic year.

He says, "I'm excited to be able to take my many years of experience in the music business and use it as an example to instruct students. The invitation is humbling and I'm honored."

The Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music provides students with professional business ...
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Alicia Keys Gets Existential After Childbirth

October 28th, 2010 7:00pm EDT
Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys has taken to her blog to talk about life after childbirth, saying her newborn son Egypt with Swizz Beatz is an inspiration to more than just songwriting - although she "feels a song coming on," too!

"I'm most enamored with anatomy at this point. The miracle of the human body," she writes. "The ability to create all these small amazing machines of veins, capillaries, digestive systems, eyes, ears and noses. I can spend HOURS looking at one little EAR!"

She continues, "Have u ever noticed how complex just an ear is? A tiny maze of art. It may sound silly but it's so true. Or a h...
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Swizz Beatz Sued By Songwriter

October 22nd, 2010 11:12am EDT
Swizz Beatz
Alicia Keys' husband Swizz Beatz is facing a lawsuit from a songwriter who alleges the producer failed to credit him on a track he worked on for rapper Cassidy.

Antwann Frost filed suit this week claiming he and Swizz Beatz co-produced a track called My Drink 'n My 2 Step in 2007 for the hip-hop star's third album B.A.R.S. The Barry Adrian Reese Story.

However, Frost was not acknowledged with a producing credit for his work and he alleges Swizz Beatz - real name Kasseem Dean - later offered him $5,000 and five per cent ownership of the song.

Frost insists he rejected the offer and is ...
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Alicia Keys & Usher Lead Soul Train Nominations

October 18th, 2010 10:25pm EDT
Alicia Keys
New mom Alicia Keys has something else to celebrate after learning she has been nominated for four Soul Train Awards.

The "No One" singer gave birth to her first child, Egypt, on Friday, and now she's leading the way at the soul and R&B prizegiving, which is due to take place in Atlanta, Georgia on November 10.

Usher also landed four nominations, while Drake scored three. Monica, Nicki Minaj and Sade were among the double nominees.

Ronald Isley and Anita Baker will be the recipients of special career achievement awards at the event, which will be hosted by "Hustle & Flow" co-stars Terren...
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Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz Welcome Baby Boy

October 16th, 2010 12:22am EDT
Alicia Keys and Swizz Beats
Hip-hop supercouple Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz have become parents to a baby boy.

Keys, who was reportedly due in November, went into labor on Thursday and gave birth to little Egypt Dauode Dean at New York's St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital.

Beatz, real name Kasseem Dean, tweeted his happiness shortly after the birth with a post on his Twitter.com blog. The thrilled father wrote, "I'm so thankful for everything I been blessed with in my life wowwwwww (sic)."

And close pal Mary J. Blige was among the first stars to send her best wishes.

Taking to her Twitter.com page on Friday, she writes...
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Nicki Minaj & Jay-Z The Big Winners At Hip-Hop Awards

October 4th, 2010 8:23am EDT
Nicki Minaj
Rap superstar Jay-Z and newcomer Nicki Minaj were the big winners at the 2010 BET Hip-Hop Awards on Saturday, taking home three honors each.

The "99 Problems" hitmaker was named Best Live Performer, while his New York anthem with Alicia Keys, "Empire State of Mind," earned him the Perfect Combo prize and his album "The Blueprint 3" was hailed as CD of the Year.

Lil Wayne's protegee Minaj continued to garner recognition for her work, walking away with the Rookie of the Year, People's Champ and the Made You Look accolades - despite having yet to release her debut solo album, "Pink Friday," ...
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Alicia Keys' Star-Studded Gala Raises $2.4 Million For Charity (Pics)

October 2nd, 2010 12:54pm EDT
Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys and her superstar pals Jay-Z, Beyonce, Whitney Houston and Usher have helped to raise a massive $2.4 million for the R&B singer's children's charity.

The "No One" star staged the seventh annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball in New York on Thursday night to generate funds for kids and families in Africa and India affected by HIV and AIDS.

A heavily pregnant Keys, a co-founder of Keep A Child Alive, performed at the event, teaming up for a duet with Sade and with Jay-Z for a rendition of their smash hit Empire State of Mind, while singer/songwriter Janelle Monae also took to the...
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