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Kim Kardashian Shares Photos From Star-Studded Weekend – And The Dumb Reason She Left The Hamptons

July 7th, 2014 1:07pm EDT
Kim Kardashian Shares Photos From Star-Studded Weekend – And The
Kim Kardashian enjoyed her Independence Day weekend in the Hamptons with several famous women, but one thing had her rushing out of Long Island on a helicopter.

Kim and her mother Kris Jenner were living it up in New York with the likes of Katie Couric and Christie Brinkley after visiting Kourtney and Khloe to support their upcoming spinoff Kourtney and Khloe Take The Hamptons.

Brinkley shared a photo on her Instagram with Kim and Marlo Thomas, writing, "With Two Icons .. That Girl,Marlo Thomas and that other girl who needs no introduction..@kimkardashian ! Both were so sweet and charmi...
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Katie Couric Weds In New York

June 22nd, 2014 11:18pm EDT
Katie Couric
Katie Couric is a married woman again after exchanging vows with financier John Molner at her East Hampton, Long Island home.

The couple wed in front of 50 guests, including Molner's two children and Couric's two grown daughters from late husband Jay Monahan, who passed away of cancer in 1998.

"So excited to make my debut as Mrs. John Molner!" the former TV newswoman tweeted along with a photo from the wedding.

"We wanted to keep the wedding just very low-key," she told People magazine. "This is not my first rodeo so I didn't want to go too crazy and neither did John."

Couric, 57, curre...
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Katie Couric And ABC Reach Mutual Agreement To End Her Talk Show

December 20th, 2013 1:22am EST
Katie Couric
Katie Couric's syndicated talk show will come to an end after just two seasons, ABC announced on Thursday.

The show will still film through June 2014, when current broadcast contracts will expire and the show can wrap.

The decision to discontinue production on the show was mutual agreement between Katie and ABC.

"While production will continue on “Katie” through June 2014, we’ve mutually agreed that there will not be a third season of the show," a joint statement released by Couric and the network reads. "We’re very proud of everyone’s contributions to making Katie the #1 new syndicated ...
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Heidi Klum Is Unrecognizable In Old Woman Costume - See More Celebs In Their Halloween Garb!

November 1st, 2013 12:00pm EDT
Heidi Klum elderly costume
Every year, fans wait eagerly to see what Heidi Klum cooks up for Halloween. The model loves the holiday so much, she goes all out in extravagant, oftentimes over-the-top costumes.

This year, the "Project Runway" host transformed herself into an old woman. From the cane to pearl necklace, she executed the look flawlessy. What makes the look even more authentic are the details. Look at the varicose veins on her legs!

Check out more stars on Halloween and see if you can guess who they are (answers underneath their photos)...

"Heat" co-stars and pals Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock ...
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Katie Couric Gushes Over 'Stunning' Wedding Proposal From Boyfriend John Molner

September 8th, 2013 9:00am EDT
Katie Couric
Fifteen years ago Katie Couric lost her husband, Jay Monahan, to colon cancer and raised her daughters on her own. Now Katie, 56, speaks exclusively to PEOPLE about the emotional proposal from her boyfriend of more than a year, John Molner, and why she never stopped hoping she’d wed again.

Last weekend, on a beach in East Hampton, NY, Molner, a finance executive, opened a bottle of rosé and began telling Katie how committed and in love he was. Katie remained unfazed. “I was like, ‘yeah, I know that. You didn’t have to bring me here to tell me that,’” she tells PEOPLE with a laugh. Finally,...
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The Morning Roundup: Katie Couric Engaged, 'Fifty Shades' Fans Angry, 'True Blood' Ending In 2014 & Gisele Sings!

September 4th, 2013 9:53am EDT
Katie Couric
Jennifer Lopez has confirmed that she'll be returning to the judge's panel on "American Idol" alongside Harry Connick Jr. and last season's lone holdout Keith Urban. J. Lo's boyfriend Casper Smart leaked the news a month ago, and on Tuesday Jenny from the block told Idol host Ryan Seacrest that she'll be back. (story)

Katie Couric is engaged to marry for the second time. The newswoman was blindsided by her financier boyfriend John Molner over the weekend when he surprised her with a sunset proposal on a beach in East Hampton, New York. They've been together for two years. Katie's first hus...
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Katie Couric Gets Engaged To Financier

September 3rd, 2013 9:51am EDT
Katie Couric & John Molner
Katie Couric and her financier boyfriend John Molner got engaged over the weekend, according to People.

Molner proposed during sunset at an East Hampton beach in New York. The couple have been dating for two years.

This will be the second marriage for the TV personality, whose husband, Jay Monahan, died of colon cancer in 1998.

The journalist made news last month for slamming reality star Kim Kardashian during an interview with In Touch magazine. "I don’t understand – why are they so famous?" she commented. "I think it’s mostly teenage girls that are interested."

Kardashian, feeling sli...
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Kim Kardashian Slams 'Fake' Katie Couric

August 16th, 2013 11:00pm EDT
Katie Couric & Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian may be a new mom, but that doesn't mean she's out of touch with what's going on around her. So when Katie Couric slightly dissed the reality star's family in an interview with In Touch magazine, Kardashian fired back.

Couric was quoted as saying about the "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" stars: "I don’t understand – why are they so famous? I think it’s mostly teenage girls that are interested."

Obviously slighted by the comment, Kim posted a photo on Instagram of some baby clothes and a gift card from Katie following the birth of baby North.

Kim captioned the image: "#IHa...
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Fashion Fails: Rita Ora, Tilda Swinton, Stacy Kiebler, More

June 1st, 2013 4:07pm EDT
Rita Ora
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!

Generally we don't criticize concert outfits, because they are supposed to be freaky and daring. However, Rita Ora's outfit is half Salt N Pepa and half creepy art piece. No thanks!

Supermodel Laetitia Casta tried on this fashion experiment and it blew up in her face. She seems adamant on holding the feathers in place with her hand and we don't like the odd pink trailer at all. Just all over the place.

Tilda Swinton has th...
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Katie Couric Shares Details Of A Past Date With Jeff Probst, Getting Asked Out By Michael Jackson

May 31st, 2013 2:01pm EDT
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Newswoman Katie Couric has opened up her little black book, revealing an unlikely bunch of stars she's gone on dates with or been asked out by in a recent interview with radio shock jock Howard Stern.

Appearing on Stern's SiriusXM radio show on Wednesday, Couric said she was once asked on a date by Michael Jackson, who once said she's "the kind of girl I would like to go out with."

Katie told Stern that the outspoken Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, who was Jackson's friend and spiritual advisor in the 1990s, contacted her once on Michael's behalf.

"[Rabbi Shmuley] called me in my office... [He sa...
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Robert De Niro Tears Up Talking Bipolar Disorder On 'Katie'

February 6th, 2013 9:37pm EST
Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro found it difficult to talk about his role in Silver Linings Playbook without crying.

The accalimed actor sat down with co-star Bradley Cooper and director David Russell to discuss the Oscar nominated film with Katie Couric. Russell's son suffers from Bipolar Disorder, which in turn inspiried the director to make the film. In the movie, Bradley Cooper plays a man with the same disorder.

Host Katie Couric asked De Niro how he related to the film. He began to respond, but found himself overwhelmed by his emotions. After several minutes of fighting the tears and recieving suppo...
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Katie Couric Says Larry King 'Lunged' At Her During Awkward Date Many Years Ago

February 2nd, 2013 8:53am EST
Katie Couric & Larry King
Katie Couric and Larry King went on a date together several years ago, and both stars have slightly different versions about what went down at the end of the night.

Couric opened up about the date during an interview on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" earlier this week.  She explained that she went out with King, who is 23 years her senior, while she was living in Washington, D.C. The iconic TV host picked her up in his Lincoln Town Car and treated her to dinner at an Italian restauraunt.

The former "Today" show host, now 56, remembered: "I was about 30 years old and I was in this period of my life w...
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Hilarious Twit Pic: Tyra Banks Towering Over Katie Couric

October 18th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Katie Couric & Tyra Banks
On Tuesday, Katie Couric tweeted a photo of herself posing with Tyra Banks on her show "Katie" - and the difference in height was phenomenal.

"I knew @tyrabanks was tall-but seriously???" Couric wrote. The talk show host is 5' 4", while the supermodel is 5' 10" without stiletto heels. The photo makes Banks look like a giant.

Banks recently opened up about her desire to start a family. She told Steve Harvey, "I'm really ready to have some babies. I want babies! I've always wanted them, but I've been saying 'I want babies in three years' since I was, like, 27. And now I'm 28. No, I'm 38."
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Lady Gaga & 11 Other Celebrities Who Struggled With Eating Disorders

September 27th, 2012 4:00pm EDT
Lady Gaga
In response to growing criticism about her weight, Lady Gaga posted an image of herself in her underwear this week, tweeting, "join A BODY REVOLUTION." The photo included the caption: "Bulimia and anorexia since I was 15."

She is just one of many celebrities who have opened up about their struggles with weight and body image. It's no longer uncommon or shocking for a famous person to admit they struggled with an eating disorder.

According to the South Carolina Department of public health, approximately 8 million Americans have an eating disorder – 7 million women and 1 million men. Mean...
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$16 Million Contract Puts Britney Spears On TV's Top Paid List - Behind Judge Judy

May 10th, 2012 11:03am EDT
Britney Spears
Britney Spears is reportedly set to rake in $16 million as a judge on The X Factor, but the incredible amount isn't nearly enough to put her on top of TV's best paid list.

Assuming The X Factor has the same amount of episodes this season (26), Spears would pocket a bit over $615,000 an episode. That makes her the second highest paid per episode in primetime currently - Ashton Kutcher makes $700,000 an episode for Two and a Half Men. She is also far behind predecessor Charlie Sheen's whopping $1.2 million an episode. It would put her ahead of William Petersen's previous salary on CSI ($600,...
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Fashion Fails Of The Week: Lump Of Coal Edition

December 19th, 2011 12:00pm EST
Charlize Theron
We spend so much time admiring the stars who wear their best fashion when out and about, it's only fair to point out those who failed. This time of year, that means they're getting a lump of coal in their fashion stocking!

Charlize Theron appeared at the premiere of Young Adult in this black and white Stella McCartney dress. It starts off okay as a black one-shoulder dress, but it gets progressively confusing as it goes on. Mesh to black, then swirling into a white bottom with bad hem job? We don't get it.

We love Katy Perry's hair, but the pink and black outfit she wore to the launch o...
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Nicole Richie Shops Small Business Saturday

November 28th, 2011 12:47pm EST
Nicole Richie
Nicole Richie is definitely doing her part to help stimulate the economy! Nicole shopped at Santine Boutique in Los Angeles on November 26th for Small Business Saturday where she purchased a Wren sweater and a pair of jeans. Satine also carries Nicoleʼs line House of Harlow.

Meanwhile, in NYC, other celebrities like Katie Couric, Christy Turlington, Chloe Sevigny, and J.R. Martinez also went out shopping at their favorite local stores for this ceremonial kick-off to the holiday season.
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Regis Philbin Signs Off Live After 28 Years

November 18th, 2011 11:28am EST
Regis Philbin | Photo Credits: ABC
In the end, it wasn't just Regis and Kelly, or Regis and Kathie Lee ... it felt more like Regis and everybody. After some 16,000 hours in front of a television camera, Regis Philbin signed off Live! with Regis and Kelly Friday morning.

Ending a 28-year run, the "Farewell Special" began oddly ...

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Pop Culture Thanksgiving: 10 Reasons To Give Thanks

November 17th, 2011 1:00pm EST
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Thanksgiving is a time to reunite with families and be grateful for the good fortune and of course, maul your fellow man for a ridiculous deal on a plasma television. As a lover of pop culture, I’d like to look back on the gems of entertainment that I’m thankful for from 2011.

Beyonce’s Pregnancy

Just when we thought singer Beyonce couldn't be any fiercer, she wordlessly and fabulously revealed her pregnancy at the 2011 Video Music Awards. Since the announcement and the bizarre rumors surrounding the validity of her bump, Beyonce continues to push the fashion envelope and has establi...
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Steven Tyler: "I Probably Would Have Been Dead Several Times Over"

May 1st, 2011 9:32am EDT
Steven Tyler on the new PEOPLE
On top of the world again after charming American Idol fans with his warm and wacky ways, Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler, 63, opens up to PEOPLE magazine in this week's issue about his four kids, eight rehabs, and stunning comeback. What makes Tyler's resurgence all the more triumphant is the rough road he took to get here. "Left up to my own devices," says the singer, "I probably would have been dead several times over."

A rock star with drug problems is nothing new, but Tyler wants everyone to know he wasn't just another junkie. He has had a slew of health problems including a torn ACL...
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Will Katie Couric And Matt Lauer Reunite?

April 12th, 2011 11:30am EDT
Katie Couric And Matt Lauer
Fans of the ‘Today’ show of yesteryear might be having a cow right about now, as Bart Simpson would say.

Word on the street – or at least in the New York Times – is that Katie Couric and Matt Lauer might reunite for a syndicated talk show in a year or two.

That’s a big maybe, but surely syndicators’ mouths are watering at the thought. It’s widely known Katie Couric is unlikely to renew her contract with CBS News for her anchor job when her five-year contract expires this summer. ‘Today’ host Lauer is said to be mulling a departure from that program at the end of his contract in December...
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Dina Lohan Fuming With 'Glee' Again

February 8th, 2011 7:53am EST
Dina Lohan
Lindsay Lohan's mother Dina has taken aim at the makers of Glee for a second time after they poked fun at her in the latest episode of the hit series.

In the show, which aired on Sunday, newsreader Katie Couric informed Jane Lynch's character Sue Sylvester she had been named one of the world's biggest losers, along with Dina and her dog "Sparky Lohan".

The actress' mom was fuming at the reference and has urged Glee bosses to stop making "hurtful" references and instead produce "nice" scenes.

She tells E! News, "The show has targeted everyone from gays to lesbians, Asians, disabled and...
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Super Bowl Post-Game 'Glee' Recap: Highlights

February 7th, 2011 9:26am EST
Glee Super Bowl
It was a good good night for the Green Bay Packers, the Black Eyed Peas, and millions of Gleeks who had been anxiously awaiting the show's high profile return after the Super Bowl. In keeping with the sports theme here's a list of the top five highlights from the post-game episode of 'Glee' --

#5) A Sue-Per Journal Entry/ "Diane Sawyer" Interview – It’s been quite some time since we’ve seen/heard Sue Syvlester Sylvester share her deepest, darkest thoughts in a zippy voiceover. Even if the can’t-lose combination of boobs and fire can’t get Sue going, the raccoon hormones aren’t preventing...
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Check Out The 'Glee' Cast Dressed Up Like Zombies

January 26th, 2011 10:00am EST
Glee
The "Glee" cast emerged from their trailers in "Thriller" make-up for the upcoming post-Super Bowl episode, featuring Michael Jackon's classic.

The episode, which will premiere right after the big game, also features an appearance by Katie Couric.

Check out Heather Morris, Naya Rivera, Dianna Argon, Ashley Fink, Kevin McHale, Jenna Ushkowitz, and Lea Michele below!
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Justin Bieber Talks YouTube Discovery, 'American Idol,' And Signature Hair Flip (Video)

March 17th, 2010 10:38am EDT
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Justin Bieber appeared on @KatieCouric to talk about his meteoric rise to stardom since posting a handful of YouTube videos and capturing the attention of music managers.

Justin says he recorded the video for his friends. However, after finding the file was too big to email it to them, he hosted it on YouTube and sent them the link. He realized that it was starting to get popular because it had more views than he had friends. One of his first offers came from Maury Povich, who was turned down by Justin's mom because his problem wasn't "finding out who the father was." Ouch!

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Slideshow: Hot Celebrities In Red At Fashion Week

February 13th, 2009 4:02pm EST
Fashion Week
Several celebrities were among the "models" who donned dresses for The Heart Truth fashion show to help raise awareness for heart disease. Who looks the best in red? Click through our slideshow, and let us know in the comments!

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What's On? This Week In Television

February 2nd, 2009 8:55am EST
How I Met Your Mother
This week begins a new sweeps month, which means the networks will be trying to get your attention with a lot of new episodes and big events. The month kicked off with Super Bowl XLIII, and here's what to watch for the rest of the week:

Monday

Pick of the Night: How I Met Your Mother, CBS 8:30/7:30c

"Barney Stinson: That Guy's Awesome:" Robin faces deportation back to Canada if she doesn't find work, and Barney helps with a video resume.

Other new episodes worth watching: The Big Bang Theory CBS 8/7c, House FOX 8/7c, CSI: Miami 10/9c, The Closer TNT 9/8 c, Anthony Bourda...
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The Best Of A Bad Year: 2008

December 30th, 2008 10:50am EST
The Wrestler
(Truth Justice and Gordon Shumway - weekly column) I'm not going to lie to you, 2008 was a pretty terrible year. But, over here at "TJAGS" we're not going to focus on the bad; instead, let's focus on ten good things that happened during the past year. Not just good things, not just great things, but some may be inclined to call call them the ten "best" things to happen, at least in the world of entertainment, in 2008.

Hey, if you feel I missed something, feel free to add it in the comments. In fact, let's make this one big love fest for what was the year 2008 before we, you know, tell...
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New Year's Resolutions The Stars Should Make

December 30th, 2008 9:08am EST
Amy Winehouse
Lose weight. Stop being late. Get a date. 'Tis the season to make New Year's resolutions. Surveys show that people around the world view the advent of a brand new year with hope, optimism and the intent to make personal and professional improvements.

Here's a look at the top 10 New Year's resolutions made each year and the celebrities who should commit now to making changes in 2009.

1. Spend More Time With Family and Friends

We love Brad and Angelina's devotion to their brood, so we venture this suggestion with all due respect: Spend time with the six crumb-snatchers you h...
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Pulse Patrol: The Weakly Round-Up Of User Comments

November 11th, 2008 10:30am EST
Pulse Patrol
Each week the editors at Starpulse will be highlighting the best responses and remarks to news stories and celebrity topics that we've come across.

News Highlights = This week's most rousing and funny comments were made on the latest stories on an incontinent Rapper, a seldom heard of reality star, and a story about two plastic surgery addicts, as well as The latest Starpulse Story about someone’s Placenta.

Topic Highlights = There were some wise and astute comments made about Katie Couric's journalistic credibility and Jillian Barberie's shocking comment as well as, nine reasons ...
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