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Rumor Patrol: Nick Cannon Is Playing Richard Pryor In Biopic, Monica Lewinsky Headed To 'The View?'

July 5th, 2014 9:00am EDT
Rumor Patrol: Nick Cannon Is Playing Richard Pryor In Biopic, Mo
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.

Nick Cannon To Star In Richard Pryor Biopic: Singer/Actor Nick is reportedly set to play the legendary comedian in an upcoming film. While the film isn't in production yet, he already has the role when he wants it. The report has divided fans of the comedian, with some thinking Cannon is the wrong choice – but is it even true?

Verdict: True. Cannon said as much to TMZ and later put up a photo on Instag...
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Tom Sizemore Blames Drug Problem For Starting Bill Clinton & Liz Hurley Rumor

February 6th, 2014 8:00pm EST
Tom Sizemore Blames Drug Problem For Starting Bill Clinton & Liz
Tom Sizemore has apologized for starting a rumor linking former President Bill Clinton with British model/actress Elizabeth Hurley.

An interview recently surfaced in which the actor claimed he set up the President with his one-time girlfriend during a meeting at the White House.

In response to the speculation, Hurley tweeted: "Ludicrously silly stories about me & Bill Clinton. Totally untrue. In the hands of my lawyers. Yawn."

Sizemore has since admitted he wasn't telling the truth when he told the story several years ago.

He told HuffPost Live: "I've never met former President Clinton,...
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Who Has The Best Celebrity Fans: St. Louis Cardinals Or Boston Red Sox?

October 23rd, 2013 1:07pm EDT
Jon Hamm
The St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox are headed to the World Series in a rematch of their 2004 series in which the Red Sox swept the Cardinals in four games to win their first title since 1918. The Cardinals have won the World Series twice since 2004 and were one game away from reaching the World Series last year.  However, we're more interested in what really matters: which team has the better celebrity fans! Let's take a look:

Jon Hamm, Cardinals: "Oh, my God, I’ve always been a huge Cardinals fan. I remember going to the World Series in ’82, ’85 and ’87, and this is amazing," Hamm...
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Bono Does His Best President Bill Clinton At NYC Conference

September 25th, 2013 8:25am EDT
Bono
U2's Bono introduced Bill Clinton at a charity event in New York this week by performing his finest comedy impersonation of the former president.

On Tuesday, the 53 year-old singer was among the guests who were invited to speak at the Clinton Global Initiative conference in Manhattan and the star found himself with time to spare on stage when the statesman was late taking over.

Bono tested out his comedy skills by doing an impersonation of Clinton, mimicking his famous southern accent and raspy tones in a short skit, which drew laughter from the audience.

In his impersonation of Clint...
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Bill Clinton Sings Robin Thicke's Hit Single 'Blurred Lines' (Watch)

July 24th, 2013 11:15am EDT
Bill Clinton
Robin Thicke’s best success yet. His new single, Blurred Lines has peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. But it may have reached a new level of success with this!

YouTube Channel Baracksdubs - known for remixing songs like Carly Rae Jepsen's “Call Me Maybe” and Justin Bieber's “Boyfriend” with Barack Obama speeches – decided to change it up a bit, and have some fun with former President Bill Clinton. But Obama does make a quick cameo in Bill Clinton’s take on “Blurred Lines,” as well as his First Lady and Joe Biden.

At the end of the video, Clinton says: ”I couldn’t have said it ...
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Justin Bieber Pledges Support For Bill Clinton's Foundation

July 13th, 2013 8:35am EDT
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber made a promise to support Bill Clinton's charity during an apologetic phone call to the former president after he was reportedly caught on camera insulting the politician.

On Wednesday, the Canadian pop star hit headlines after footage emerged online showing a young man who looks a lot like Bieber peeing in a mop bucket in the kitchen of a Manhattan restaurant.

At the end of the clip, the youngster is seen spraying cleaning fluid on a framed picture of Clinton and shouting "F**k Bill Clinton!"

Bieber afterward got in touch with Clinton via Twitter and now a spokesperson ...
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Justin Bieber: I'm Sorry, Bill Clinton!

July 11th, 2013 4:07pm EDT
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber gave Bill Clinton a personal apology after a video showed him urinating in a mop bucket and shouting, "F--- Bill Clinton!"

The cell phone footage was leaked the other day in which the pop star brazenly took a leak in front of kitchen staff at a restaurant in New York. After relieving himself into some poor guy's mop bucket, he sprayed a photo of the former President with glass cleaner and yelled, "F--- Bill Clinton!" before walking back into the restaurants dining area.

It now appears Bieber was able to personally apologize to Clinton. E! News reports Bieber spoke to him and...
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Bill Clinton Named Father Of The Year

June 12th, 2013 2:50pm EDT
Bill & CHelsea Clinton
On Tuesday, Chelsea Clinton presented Bill Clinton with the Father of the Year award at a charity gala in New York. The National Father's Day Committee bestowed the award on the former U.S. President.

Chelsea, a surprise guest at the event, told the crowd: "Every day he's my dad, and I don't need an award to tell me he's the best that I ever could have hoped for. But I'm grateful he's getting the recognition that I, of course, his unapologetically biased daughter, think he's always deserved."

The politician also recalled the "sole argument" he had with Chelsea when she was a teenager livi...
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Former President Bill Clinton Tried To Get Led Zeppelin To Reunite For Hurricane Sandy Benefit

May 7th, 2013 11:54am EDT
Bill Clinton
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton tried to get Led Zeppelin to reunite for the first time since 2007 for last year's Hurricane Sandy benefit in New York City.

Clinton tried to convince Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones while they were in Washington D.C. last December for the Kennedy Center Honors.

Davide Saltzman, director of the Robin Hood foundation, which organized the 12-12-12 concert at Madison Square Garden, told news show "60 Minutes" Sunday night that he and movie producer Harvey Weinstein put Clinton up to the task.

"There were two bands that we were trying desperate...
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Stars Who Turned Down 'Dancing With The Stars'

February 27th, 2013 4:07pm EST
Lindsay Lohan
We know who is going to compete in Dancing with the Stars this year, but who turned down the chance to dance for the Mirror Ball Trophy?

Lindsay Lohan reportedly turned down the producers, even after several offers that maxed out at $550,000. She could probably use the money now.

Entertainment News reported that Lance Armstrong gets an invitation every season, and this year was no exception - especially after his high profile interview with Oprah.

Katherine Webb was a big target for the show, but Splash swooped in and got her to sign on first.

Eric Idle turned the show dow...
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Leonardo DiCaprio Wins Day Out With Bill Clinton At Charity Auction

January 14th, 2013 4:28pm EST
Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio will be spending a day with former President Bill Clinton after bidding big for the opportunity at Sean Penn's charity bash in Los Angeles on Saturday.

The "Titanic" star was a guest at the 2013 Sean Penn and Friends Help Haiti Home Gala at the Montage Hotel to raise money and awareness for the Oscar-winning actor's J/P Haiti Relief Organization, which he set up in the aftermath of the country's devastating 2010 earthquake.

The event featured a special auction and DiCaprio was one of the main bidders for the chance to spend some one-on-one time with Clinton, offering u...
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Hillary Clinton Movie In The Works?

January 4th, 2013 8:07am EST
Hillary Clinton
Politician Hillary Clinton could be swapping Capitol Hill for Hollywood if plans for a movie biopic are given the green light.
 
The U.S. Secretary of State, who was hospitalized in New York over the holidays, is the subject of a new screenplay which tells the story of her college days, her romance with husband Bill and her rise to the role of First Lady.

The story reportedly focuses on the agonizing decision when she had to choose between her budding career in Washington, D.C. and her relationship with Bill.

The film is currently titled "Rodham" after her birth name.

Clinton hit hea...
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Martin Scorsese To Helm Bill Clinton Documentary

December 18th, 2012 9:16am EST
President Bill Clinton
Martin Scorsese is filming a TV documentary about former President Bill Clinton. The filmmaker will co-produce the project with Steve Bing for HBO. Clinton, the 42nd leader of the United States, intends to lend his full co-operation to the project.

HBO executive Richard Plepler told TheWrap.com, "President Clinton is one of the most compelling figures of our time, whose world view and perspective, combined with his uncommon intelligence, make him a singular voice on the world stage. This documentary, under Marty's gifted direction, creates a unique opportunity for the President to reflect ...
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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton Photographed With Adult Film Stars At Monaco Fundraiser

May 24th, 2012 11:41am EDT
Bill Clinton and three women he'd like to hire as interns
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was in Monte Carlo Wednesday night for a "Nights In Monaco" charity event, benefiting both the Prince Albert II of Monaco and William J. Clinton Foundations.

Several celebrities and adult film stars also attended, including Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson; however one image from the event has quickly causing an uproar.

The former prez was photographed with two adult film stars, Tasha Reign and Brooklyn Lee, the latter of whom posted the above image to her (nsfw) Twitter page .

We're guessing Clinton probably had no clue who the two women were when he t...
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Tom Hanks' Voicemail Message Raises $26,000 For Sting's Rainforest Charity

April 5th, 2012 8:40am EDT
Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks raised $26,000 for Sting's rainforest charity by personally selling off a voicemail message at a star-studded auction in New York on Tuesday night.

Elton John, Bruno Mars and Jennifer Hudson were among the famous faces who performed at a benefit concert at Manhattan's Carnegie Hall to raise money for Sting's Rainforest Fund, and after the show, a charity auction took place at The Pierre hotel.

Sting took to the auctioneer's podium himself to sell off tickets to one of his upcoming gigs for $23,000, but his total was trumped by Hanks, who personally sold off a voicemail message...
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Invisible Children's Short Film 'KONY 2012' Gets Celeb Backing & Raises Awareness Of Ugandan War Criminal Joseph Kony's Atrocities (Watch The Film Here)

March 8th, 2012 11:47am EST
Joseph Kony
Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Angelina Jolie, Bono and Rihanna are just a handful of the big names that are helping raise awareness of a new campaign by Invisible Children.

A new 29-minute video that hit the web on Monday called KONY 2012 is bringing attention to Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), which is based in central Africa. Kony and his terrorist group got their start in northern Uganda and have since left the region but are still active in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, and South Sudan.

Kony is a monster and needs to be stopped. Th...
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Chelsea Clinton Signs On As NBC Correspondent

November 14th, 2011 8:18am EST
Chelsea Clinton
Bill Clinton's daughter Chelsea is embarking on a media career after landing a job as a TV news correspondent.

The daughter of the former U.S. President is the newest reporter for NBC Nightly News' Making A Difference series.

The 31 year old was hired for the role after contacting network bosses and expressing an interest in making a difference for others.

Clinton says in a statement, "I hope telling stories through Making a Difference - as in my academic work and nonprofit work - will help me to live my grandmother's adage of 'Life is not about what happens to you, but about what you...
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Keith Richards Lands Prestigious Mailer Award For 'Life'

November 9th, 2011 11:21am EST
Keith Richards
Former President Bill Clinton was on hand to present Keith Richards with an award for his best-selling memoir Life on Tuesday.

The Rolling Stones legend accepted the Prize for Distinguished Biography from his pal Clinton at the Mailer awards in New York, reports the Associated Press.

Richards joked about being an "intrusion" at the literary event, telling the crowd, "This is one for the books, if you get my drift - you hacks."

Clinton also told guests about introducing Richards to his late mother-in-law, Dorothy Rodham, who was a huge fan.

He recalled, "Do you have any idea what it'...
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Rumor Patrol: Robert Pattinson Planning Album? George Clooney's TV Return? And More

September 22nd, 2011 3:00pm EDT
Robert Pattinson
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Robert Pattinson, Rock Star: UsMagazine.com reports that Twilight star Robert Pattinson is headed to the music industry. "Rob has been kicking a few original songs around for a long time, but his schedule didn't allow it... The album Rob will make will be guitar-based and drums, very organic-sounding, nothing pop," say sources.

Verdict: False. Although Rob seems to like music (songs of his made it to the Twiligh...
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Bill Clinton To Co-Host Haiti Fundraiser For Ben Stiller

August 8th, 2011 5:50pm EDT
Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller has recruited former president Bill Clinton to co-host a fundraiser to boost donations for a school building mission in Haiti.

The actor established The Stiller Foundation following the earthquake, which devastated the poverty-stricken nation in January, 2010, and he is continuing to push for funds with a charity gala in New York on September 23.

Clinton has been heavily involved with the Haiti relief effort too - he founded the Clinton Foundation Haiti Fund last year and set up a joint charity venture with fellow ex-president George Bush, called the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund.
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Janet Jackson & Bill Clinton Attend Austria's Life Ball To Raise Aids Funds

May 22nd, 2011 4:30pm EDT
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson, Brooke Shields and former U.S. President Bill Clinton were among guests at the lavish Austrian Life Ball in Vienna on Saturday.

The trio was among thousands of revellers who turned out in extravagant costumes for the 19th annual ball, which raises funds for HIV and AIDS sufferers around the world.

Clinton, who regularly attends the fundraiser, took to the stand to urge people not to stop fighting the killer virus, saying, "We are here tonight because 10 million people in poor countries still need to be on the medicine and if you want to cut the infection rate, if you want t...
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Tribeca: Beats, Rhymes & Life Of A Tribe Called Quest

April 30th, 2011 7:40am EDT
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Once upon a time, someone in the hip-hop community decreed that Bill Clinton had earned the “Black People Card”. I’m not certain, but it sounds like something Chris Rock would’ve said, so for now I’ll credit him with this. The argument was that Clinton was so cool, so down with black people, that had it not been for the colour of his skin, he’d be considered black on street cred alone. Think of the Black People Card as the Black Amex of the hip-hop community: you can’t apply for the card. If you ask, chances are you can’t afford it. No, you have to be sent an invitation. The hip-hop communi...
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Gary Busey Wants To Help Others Identify Hearing Disabilities

April 24th, 2011 3:45pm EDT
Gary Busey
Actor Gary Busey is planning to put his improved hearing to good use by helping others who may be suffering from deafness as a result of a traumatic brain injury.

The Lethal Weapon 4 star had no idea he was partially deaf until Oscar-winner Marlee Matlin, his fellow contestant on hit TV show The Celebrity Apprentice, recognized his tendency to shout for no reason.

The deaf actress recommended Busey see a specialist and he was subsequently fitted with a hearing aid.

The eccentric actor's hearing is now crystal clear and he is convinced the problem stems from brain surgery he underwent in ...
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Bill Clinton's '30 Rock' Cameo Rejected

March 3rd, 2011 10:04am EST
Bill Clinton
Tina Fey hoped to land a cameo appearance from Bill Clinton in an upcoming episode of 30 Rock - but the former U.S. President's advisers rejected the part before offering it to their boss.

The funnywoman reportedly wrote to Clinton's representative Doug Band asking if the ex-politician would consider joining the cast of the hit TV show for the 100th episode, which is due to air next month.

However, Clinton's camp turned down the slot, and a spokesperson has now confirmed the former world leader wasn't even told about the offer.

A rep tells New York Post gossip column Page Six, "The re...
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Elizabeth Taylor Honored For Her AIDS Charity Work

February 10th, 2011 8:47am EST
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor was honored for her longstanding AIDS charity work at a star-studded gala in New York on Wednesday.

The Hollywood legend is the founding international chairman of amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and also created the Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation (ETAF).

She devotes much of her time to fundraising, and amfAR bosses celebrated her achievements at a party in the Big Apple to mark the organization's 25th anniversary.

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg were also among the honorees.

Elton John, Gladys Knight, Stevie W...
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David Letterman Takes Drugs To Battle Depression

February 6th, 2011 12:00pm EST
David Letterman
Beloved late-night chat show host David Letterman has confessed he takes medication to battle depression in a heart to heart TV chat about his life-saving heart surgery.

The TV personality joined comic Robin Williams and former President Bill Clinton to talk about his second chance at life as part of a Barbara Walters news special, which aired on Friday.

The "Late Show" host Letterman underwent emergency heart surgery in 2000 and chatted candidly with Walters about his feelings of joy following the operation.

But they didn't last long.

During the chat, Letterman stated, "Depression is a...
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Ed Helms Says Bill Clinton Won't Have Cameo In 'Hangover 2'

January 26th, 2011 1:20pm EST
Ed Helms
The Hangover star Ed Helms has cast doubt on Bill Clinton's reported cameo appearance in The Hangover sequel, insisting the former U.S. president didn't shoot any scenes when he visited the comedy film's set.

Clinton was rumored to have landed a guest appearance in the hit movie's follow-up after he was spotted on the set with stars including Zach Galifianakis and Bradley Cooper in November.

However, Clinton didn't step in front of the camera for director Todd Phillips, according to Helms.

When asked about Clinton's cameo, Helms told MTV.com, "Check your sources. He came and visited u...
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Larry King Bids Farewell To Talk Show

December 17th, 2010 8:29am EST
Larry King
Revered newsman Larry King shed a tear as he hung up his braces and stepped down from his renowned CNN talk show after 25 years on Thursday.

The 77 year old announced he was leaving his weeknight show in the summer and his finale was one to remember with former president Bill Clinton and current leader Barack Obama both appearing via video link to congratulate King on his work.

He was also joined in the studio by actor-turned-California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who proclaimed Thursday 'Larry King Day'. King's final show was bought to a close by crooner Tony Bennett who sang clas...
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Bill Clinton Scores A Cameo In 'The Hangover 2'

November 15th, 2010 8:06am EST
Bill Clinton
Hollywood chiefs have found another heavyweight to star alongside Mike Tyson in The Hangover sequel - former president Bill Clinton has shot a cameo role.

The boxing champion was a big hit in the first movie, and director Todd Phillips recently revealed he had lured Tyson back for an appearance in the sequel, which is currently shooting in Thailand. And a surprise star was spotted on set with actors Zach Galifianakis and Bradley Cooper earlier this month - Clinton has filmed a cameo for the comedy, according to TMZ.com.

Mel Gibson was also lined up to appear in the second Hangover insta...
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President Bill Clinton Supports Lil Wayne

November 3rd, 2010 1:55pm EDT
Bill Clinton
Former President Bill Clinton has offered his support to incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne, insisting he hopes the star can have a "good life" after he is released from prison this week.

The Lollipop hit-maker has been serving out a sentence on weapons possession charges at New York's tough Rikers Island prison and he is expected to regain his freedom in the next few days. Clinton, who was introduced to rap by his daughter Chelsea, has now spoken out in favor of the hip-hop star, admitting he is confident Lil Wayne will go on to enjoy a long and successful music career.

He tells 96.1 Kiss ...
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