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Celebrities That Turn 50 In 2015

January 11th, 2015 3:00pm EST
Celebrities That Turn 50 In 2015
Simple mathematics indicate that 50 years ago would make it the year of 1965. That year was a unique and troublesome time in the world as the Vietnam war really began to escalate - as well as the civil rights movement. The Counter culture began to awake as skirts got much shorter and men started to grow their hair a bit longer.

Gas was a mere 31 cents per gallon and the average rent was $118 per month.

In pop culture “The Sound of Music” was released, the Beatles played their famous live concert at Shea Stadium and the Grateful Dead played their first concert in San Francisco – just to na...

Stars Who Grew Up Living In Poverty

January 7th, 2015 1:15pm EST
12 Celebrities Who Used To Be Poor
Some of Hollywood's biggest and most successful stars come from humble beginnings. The following rags-to-riches stories include stars who lived in their cars, one who wore a dress made out of a potato sack, and another who took a janitorial job at age 15 to support his family.

Leonardo DiCaprio's parents divorced when he was one, and he stayed mostly with his mother in Los Angeles, Calif. He lived in a rough neighborhood and was exposed to drugs, crime, prostitution, and violence near Hollywood Boulevard and Western Avenue. His mother took several jobs in order to support them. The actor t...

Shania Twain Speaks Out On Family Violence (Watch)

December 16th, 2014 10:47am EST
Shania Twain
Singer Shania Twain has released a PSA on Family Violence.

Twain has partnered with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to bring public awareness to a very real problem.

“Sometimes home is where the hurt is, ” Twain stated on the Police Department's YouTube channel. “It’s really confusing to be hurt by someone you love. Whether it’s physical, sexual or emotional, abuse is abuse.”

The video has the country singer speaking about the issue, while pictures displaying family abuse pop up on the screen.

“You may not want to talk about it, but family violence shouldn’t be kept a secret,” she str...

Billboard Music Awards Fashion: Sultry Selena Gomez, Ke$ha Side Butt & More

May 20th, 2013 8:49am EDT
Selena Gomez
Celebrities have a lot of fun with fashion at music-related award shows, often showing up in unusual or funky ensembles. Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards was no exception.

Selena Gomez rocked the blue carpet in a white gown with neon piping that included a strategically placed slit along the bodice that hinted at her curves.

Ke$ha donned a short little black dress that showed major side butt - a trend that's been building in popularity over the last year or so, peaking with Gwyneth Paltrow's dress at the "Iron Man 3" premiere.

Madonna wore one of the more daring get ups of the eveni...

Academy of Country Music Awards Fashion: Carrie Underwood, Jewel, Taylor Swift & More!

April 8th, 2013 8:52am EDT
Academy of Country Music Awards Fashion
Country's brightest and hottest stars attended the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday night.

Several music stars ushered in spring with a variety of colorful gowns, including Carrie Underwood, who opted for a pink and red rose-patterened strapless dress.

Jewel turned heads in a pale pink sequined number, while Taylor Swift opted for a heavily beaded metallic gown.

Sheryl Crow made a departure from the norm in a blue jumpsuit, while Shania Twain, Faith Hill and Miranda Lambert wore black.

See the entire list of winners here, and check out more pho...

Shania Twain Kicks Off Two-Year Las Vegas Residency

December 3rd, 2012 8:50am EST
Shania Twain
Singer Shania Twain took to the stage for the first time in eight years on Saturday night to kick-off her 24-month Las Vegas residency at Caesars Palace.

The country star went on hiatus in 2004 after losing her voice to a condition called dysphonia, but she showed no sign of vocal problems as she dazzled the packed crowd during a 90-minute, 18-song set at the Colosseum.

Clad in a lacy black bodysuit, she rode in on a high-flying bike and opened with I'm Gonna Getcha Good, later fighting back tears as she told her fans, "You're going to get me all emotional and my eyelashes are going to ...

2011 - The Year In Review, January

January 1st, 2012 9:00am EST
2011 - The Year In Review
The new year began with wedding bells for many couples including singer Shania Twain, who married her fiance Frederic Thiebaud in Puerto Rico on New Year's Day, while country star Kellie Pickler and actress Valerie Bertinelli also walked down the aisle on January 1.

The new year brought baby news for a number of celebrity couples - Orlando Bloom and his wife Miranda Kerr became first-time parents with the birth of their son Flynn. Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem also welcomed a son, and Owen Wilson became a father just days after he announced his girlfriend's pregnancy. Nicole Kidman also ...

Carrie Underwood Is The Most Beautiful Woman In Country Music

December 3rd, 2011 1:00pm EST
Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood has been named "Country Music's Most Beautiful Woman of 2011" following a reader's vote in Country Weekly magazine. She beat other sexy singers, including Shania Twain and Taylor Swift.

Not only is Carrie gorgeous, she's also charitable. In October she returned to her hometown of Checotah, Oklahoma, to help build a school playground. She set up the Checotah Animal, Town, and School Foundation in 2009 to help the local community.

Carrie was the first country singer to win "American Idol" in 2005.

Shania Twain's Alleged Stalker Denied Bail

October 19th, 2011 2:47pm EDT
Shania Twain
Shania Twain's alleged stalker has been denied bail as he awaits sentencing next month.

Former doctor Giovanni Palumbo allegedly sent the singer a series of letters, made unwanted visits to her family cottage in Ontario, Canada and even attended her grandmother's funeral.

He was arrested at an awards show earlier this year and he pleaded guilty to harassment charges on September 30th after Twain openly expressed her fear and anxiety over the situation in a live video link.

And on Wednesday Justice Richard Schneider shut down the defendant's plea to be freed because Palumbo failed to o...

Shania Twain Still Fearful & Anxious About Stalker

October 1st, 2011 6:00pm EDT
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Shania Twain still fears her alleged stalker will contact her in the future even though he agreed to plead guilty to harassment charges in court in Ontario, Canada on Thursday.

Former doctor Giovanni Palumbo interrupted Twain's live video testimony to declare, "I'm going to plead guilty... I've been offended too much", and he was true to his word on Friday.

But Twain told the court that she still has "fear and anxiety of being contacted in the future by Mr. Palumbo", adding, "I do want it to stop."

The accused allegedly sent Twain a series of letters, made unwanted visits to her family c...

Shania Twain Stalker: 'I'm Going To Plead Guilty'

September 30th, 2011 8:52am EDT
Shania Twain
Shania Twain's alleged stalker has pleaded guilty to failing to comply with a court order to stay away from the singer.

Giovanni Palumbo, who was charged with criminal harassment, interrupted testimony at his trial in Ontario, Canada, on Thursday and declared he would plead guilty.

During the hearing Twain testified via video and told the court Palumbo's visits to her family retreat made her feel "uncomfortable."

The singer revealed she had to hire security for a party after he was spotted nearby, sitting in his Lamborghini.

Towards the end of Twain's testimony, the former doctor stood ...

Shania Twain Slips & Falls At CMT Awards: 'I Don't Need A Stunt Double,' She Says (Video)

June 9th, 2011 12:49pm EDT
Shania Twain
Shania Twain has assured fans she is unhurt after taking a nasty fall onstage at the CMT Awards on Wednesday.

The singer was left red-faced when she lost her footing and tumbled to the ground as she presented Blake Shelton with a trophy at the Nashville, Tennessee ceremony.

The crowd applauded Twain after she picked herself up and, minutes after the accident, she filmed a video message to let her concerned devotees know she is OK.

In the clip, which she posted on her Twitter page, the flustered star says, "I just made a complete fool of myself and experienced one of life's most embarr...

Fashion Hits And Misses At The CMT Music Awards

June 9th, 2011 11:00am EDT
Nicole Kidman
The CMT Music Awards were held last night in Nashville, which meant that stars were free to show off their beautiful summer fashions on the red carpet. Some stars didn't exactly pull it off, however.

- Check out the entire CMT Music Awards Red Carpet gallery here!

Nicole Kidman's emerald and striped top says she wants to have fun, but the outfit just doesn't look right on a woman that usually dresses so classy. Her powder blue "spider-web" heels don't really go with anything except her nail polish.

Shania Twain looked great in this black dress, although the hem seems a little low for h...

Shania Twain Lands Two-Year Las Vegas Residency Deal

June 9th, 2011 8:30am EDT
Shania Twain
Shania Twain is set to stage her musical comeback in Las Vegas after landing a two-year deal to perform on the Caesars Palace stage built for Celine Dion.

The country star's Still The One show will open at the Colosseum on December 1st next year. Announcing the big news at a press conference on Wednesday, Twain said, "I will let my imagination run wild. I'm going to go nuts creatively."

The residency comes as the singer bounces back from heartbreak, divorce and voice-loss to record a new tune with Lionel Richie, which she will debut during the season finale episode of her reality TV sho...

Shania Twain Finds Her Voice, Debuts New Single On TV Show

June 5th, 2011 8:01pm EDT
Country star Shania Twain has got her voice back and she plans to debut her first single in six years during the final episode of her current reality TV show Why Not? With Shania Twain.

The "Man, I Feel Like a Woman" singer famously lost her voice following the stress of her marriage breakdown - when husband Mutt Lange left her for her assistant - and her new show has largely been about her struggle to hit the studio again and record a hit.

In the episode, which will air on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network on June 12, Twain attempts to record the track with a little help from soul star Lionel ...

Shania Twain Humbled By Hollywood Walk Of Fame Honor

June 3rd, 2011 8:30am EDT
Shania Twain
Country music star Shania Twain spoke of her joy as she received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, calling the honor a "miracle".

The You're Still the One hit-maker received the 2,442nd plaque on the famous Hollywood Boulevard sidewalk in Los Angeles, and she was joined by actress Bo Derek, who served as the event's guest speaker.

Twain also spoke at the ceremony and revealed she was surprised by her Walk of Fame induction, telling the crowd, "I mean why is a girl from Timmons, Ontario standing here, getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame? I really don't know. Wh...

Shania Twain's 'New Lease On Love'

May 15th, 2011 9:00pm EDT
Shania Twain PEOPLE
Shania Twain opens up in this week's issue of 'PEOPLE' about surviving betrayal - and finding love again. In the past three years of her life, her husband of 14 years asked for a divorce; she found out he was allegedly having an affair with her best friend; and then, despite all her efforts to fight it, she ended up falling in love with the other woman's ex-husband. "It is twisted," the country star, 45, says of the double betrayal turned partner swap. "But it is very beautifully twisted."

Whatever the circumstances, Twain is clearly relishing her second chance at love. She laughs easi...

Shania Twain Desperate To Find Her Voice Again

May 9th, 2011 11:50pm EDT
Shania Twain
Country music star Shania Twain's vocal problems became so bad following the break-up of her marriage to producer Mutt Lange, she couldn't even sing in the shower.

The "You're Still The One" hitmaker admits she lost the ability to express herself after discovering her husband was romancing her best friend the day after he served her with divorce papers.

In the debut of her new TV series Why Not?, which aired in America on Sunday night, she says, "I came to the realization that I had lost my ability to express myself and my ability to sing.

"It physically will not come out of my voice... ...

Blake Shelton: 'I Love Everybody'

May 6th, 2011 8:23am EDT
Blake Shelton
Country star Blake Shelton has apologized for comments he made online after gay rights groups accused him of homophobia.

The singer, who is a judge alongside Christina Aguilera on new TV talent show The Voice, landed in hot water when he changed the words of Shania Twain's hit Any Man of Mine on Wednesday, prompting accusations he's anti-gay.

He wrote on his page, "Re-writing my fav (favorite) Shania Twain song... Any man that tries Touching my behind He's gonna be a beaten, bleedin', heaving kind of guy..."

Officials at the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD...

Blake Shelton In Trouble With GLAAD

May 5th, 2011 3:31pm EDT
Blake Shelton
Country star Blake Shelton has been targeted by a gay rights advocacy group for making an insensitive comment on his account.

The singer paid tribute to Shania Twain's hit Any Man of Mine on Wednesday but took his own creative licensing with the words, sparking controversy for his anti-gay remarks. He writes, "Re-writing my fav (favorite) Shania Twain song.. Any man that tries Touching my behind He's gonna be a beaten, bleedin', heaving kind of guy..."

However, officials at the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) organization were not amused. Upon seeing the tw...

Shania Twain Bans Ex-Husband's Lover From Seeing Her Son

May 4th, 2011 11:26am EDT
Shania Twain
Defiant Shania Twain refuses to let her son Eja spend time with the woman who broke up her marriage to music mogul Mutt Lange, insisting that was agreed when the couple first split in 2008.

The country singer discovered her estranged husband was romancing her best friend and former assistant Marie-Anne Thiebaud the day after he filed for divorce, and immediately stated she could have no part of her son's life.

Appearing on Tuesday's "Oprah Winfrey Show," she said, "I basically said that Eja will never be a part of her life and you just have to accept that...or we'll all move so far away t...

Shania Twain Releases 'Pathetic' Email She Sent To Husband-Stealing Assistant (Video)

May 4th, 2011 9:08am EDT
Shania Twain
Singer Shania Twain has published the "pathetic" email she sent to her one-time best friend after she ran off with the star's husband Mutt Lange in her new memoir, "From This Moment On."

The country beauty was left devastated when she discovered her husband was romancing her former assistant and confidante Marie-Anne Thiebaud the day after Lange filed for divorce - and admits she begged her friend to give up the music mogul.

Going public with the letter she sent during an appearance on the "Oprah Winfrey Show" on Tuesday, Twain read, "Please leave us in peace...I'm begging you. I am so l...

Shania Twain Still Hurting Over Marriage Betrayal

May 3rd, 2011 11:43pm EDT
Shania Twain
Country music star Shania Twain has spoken out about the devastating end of her marriage to producer Mutt Lange, revealing she opened up about her worst fears to his mistress.

Unknown to the singer, her best friend and assistant, Marie-Anne Thiebaud, was romancing Lange behind her back.

Opening up about the betrayal for her upcoming TV special, Why Not?, Twain recalls turning to her pal when she first started suspecting something was wrong.

She says, "She was my confidante, somebody who understood.

"I said, 'Marie-Anne, don't you think that my husband is acting strange?' and she said, '...

Doctor Accused Of Stalking Shania Twain To Stand Trial

March 30th, 2011 9:55pm EDT
Shania Twain
A doctor accused of stalking country star Shania Twain at Sunday's Juno Awards will stand trial in Toronto, Canada on Friday.

Dr. John Palumbo, 50, was arrested outside Toronto's Air Canada Centre, where Twain was being inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame during the annual awards show.

The physician was told to stay at least 500 yards away from the singer at a hearing on March 7.

According to Canadian media reports, Palumbo has had a long-standing delusional obsession with the singer.

Shania will be featured in CMT's upcoming "What's Your 20? 20 Greatest Women, 20 Years," whic...

Carlos Santana Got Married Last Month

January 5th, 2011 12:16pm EST
Carlos Santana
Guitar legend Carlos Santana is a married man again after exchanging vows with Cindy Blackman in a star-studded Hawaiian ceremony.

The Maria Maria hitmaker, 63, wed drummer Blackman on December 19 in front of 180 guests, including comedian George Lopez and musician pals Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter, who performed at the nuptials at the Ritz-Carlton in Maui.

The couple released doves "to release our purity and love into the cosmos".

Santana proposed to Blackman, 51, during a concert back in July and now the rocker is looking forward to settling into married life.

He tells,...

Shania Twain: 'I Lost My Voice And Confidence'

January 4th, 2011 10:20pm EST
Shania Twain
Newlywed Shania Twain is hoping her new Oprah Winfrey Network series Why Not? inspires her to reclaim her crown as the queen of country music - after losing her voice and her confidence.

The "Man, I Feel Like a Woman" singer has revealed the pressures of superstardom and the break-up of her marriage to record producer Mutt Lange conspired to turn her into a bitter woman who no longer had any interest in recording and performing.

But now Twain hopes her show on OWN, which debuts in April, will provide her with the tools she needs to reclaim her former glory.

She says, "I have lost my abil...

Photos From Shania Twain's Caribbean Wedding

January 4th, 2011 2:00pm EST
Shania Twain
Shania Twain married Frederic Thiebaud on New Year's Day on the beach in Rincon, Puerto Rico. The country singer, 45, was walked down the aisle by her son Eja, 9.

The couple married in the Caribbean just 12 days after announcing their engagement.

The two have wed two and a half years after they discovered their respective ex-spouses were reportedly having an affair.

Thibaud's ex-wife Marie-Anne is Twain's former best friend. She cheated on him with music producer Robert "Mutt" Lange - Twain's husband of 14 years; who abruptly left her in May 2008. Soon after the shocking double betra...

2010 Year In Entertainment Review: December

January 2nd, 2011 7:00pm EST
Miley Cyrus
December saw a series of scandals as the stars brought a touch of sex and drugs to the festive season - and wildchild Miley Cyrus led the way. The former Disney star ended 2010 by reminding us all she's a grown up now after she was caught on camera smoking legal hallucinogenic Salvia from a bong, and hit headlines again days later when she was pictured in a girl-on-girl clinch and exposing her bra while surrounded by hunky men.

Her pal Demi Lovato joined the Hannah Montana star in scandal when provocative photos which appeared to show her partly-exposing her breasts leaked on the internet,...

Shania Twain Weds In Puerto Rico

January 2nd, 2011 10:59am EST
Shania Twain
Shania Twain has wed fiance Frederic Thiebaud in Puerto Rico.

The couple rang in the New Year with the ceremony in Rincon on Saturday, just weeks after announcing their engagement.

The pair started dating in 2009 and Twain announced the news of her engagement in a letter to fans she posted on her website last month.

She wrote, "I am excited to share some personal news with you; I'm in love! Frederic Nicolas Thiebaud has been a true gift to me as a compassionate, understanding friend and over time, an amazing love has blossomed from this precious friendship."

Here's where it gets interes...

Shania Twain Gets Engaged

December 20th, 2010 12:57pm EST
Shania Twain
Country superstar Shania Twain is engaged to Frederic Thiebaud, her rep confirms exclusively in the new issue of Us Weekly, out Tuesday.

Twain, 45, stepped out with Thiebaud, 40, for a PDA-packed lunch at Serafina's Fabulous Grill in NYC on Thursday with an enormous engagement ring.

"I've never seen Shania so happy," a pal tells Us of the singer. Swiss-born Thiebaud, a Nestle business executive, popped the question about two months ago in Switzerland.

The couple's road to matrimony was an exceptionally complicated one. Thiebaud is the ex-husband of Twain's former best friend Marie-Anne ...