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Chelsea Handler to land daytime show?

April 17th, 2014 4:21am EDT
Chelsea Handler
Chelsea Handler has been in talks to host a daytime show.
The 39-year-old presenter - who is to leave E! when her 'Chelsea Lately' contract ends - had sparked speculation she was to replace Craig Ferguson on 'The Late Show' on CBS after posting an Instagram picture of her holding papers branded by the network, but insiders insist she won't be taking on the 12.30am slot.
An official statement from CBS read: "There are no discussions with Chelsea Handler regarding the network's 12:30 late night broadcast."
Instead, sources told the New York Post newspaper that she met with executives to discu...
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Naomi Judd: 'Meditation helped me beat hepatitis C'

January 29th, 2014 3:10am EST
Naomi Judd
Country veteran Naomi Judd has credited meditation with helping her overcome the potentially fatal hepatitis C virus after doctors declared in 1990 that she only had three years to live.

The Love Can Build a Bridge hitmaker was forced to retire from The Judds, the duo she formed with daughter Wynonna, in 1991 after she was diagnosed with the chronic liver disease.

She says, "Three stinking years (to live). That was 1990... We're at the height of out career... and then bam! I am incredibly sick... couldn't brush my teeth, couldn't change my nightgown and... the big doctors told me I had th...
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Katie Couric's talk show cancelled

December 20th, 2013 3:20am EST
Katie Couric
U.S. broadcaster Katie Couric's talk show has been cancelled after two seasons.

The newswoman's syndicated daytime chat show Katie will not be extended beyond its two-year original term, bosses at Disney-ABC announced on Thursday (19Dec13).

Executives have confirmed that it will remain in production until June, 2014.

However, Couric, who previously spent 17 years on popular American breakfast show Today, won't be without a job - she recently signed with Yahoo.com as its global news anchor.
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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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AnnaLynne McCord felt 'suicidal' after rape

October 27th, 2013 1:20pm EDT
Annalynne McCord
'90210' star AnnaLynne McCord felt "suicidal" after being raped as a child.
The 26-year-old beauty - who played Naomi Clark on the hit teen drama - has opened up about the traumatic ordeal she experienced as a youngster, revealing that she wanted to end her life after being molested.
AnnaLynne was speaking at a fundraiser for the Somaly Mam Foundation, which raises money to support women sold into sex slavery and human trafficking, in New York earlier this week when she broke down on stage.
She candidly said: "I was raped. I was abused as a child. This is so important to me. I was suicidal....
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Lil Wayne's mum made him quit school for his own safety

September 9th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
Lil Wayne
Rapper Lil Wayne dropped out of school on the advice of his mother after he tried to take a gun to school for protection at the age of 14.

The Lollipop hitmaker rose to fame when he was 11, when he released his first songs on hip-hop mogul Bryan 'Baby' Williams' Cash Money Records label, but he continued to attend classes at a public school in a rough area of his native New Orleans, Louisiana, where he had excelled as an honours student.

However, his mum soon realised his rising music career could put his safety in jeopardy and she decided to pull him out of the institution.

The star tel...
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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
Katie Couric
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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Chelsea Handler Hates On Angelina Jolie, Again

April 24th, 2012 10:32am EDT
Chelsea Handler
Chelsea Handler is a true blue friend. While her BFF Jennifer Aniston takes the high road on the woman who stole her husband, Handler says what Aniston can't -- that no woman should trust Angelina Jolie.

There's still no love lost between Chelsea Handler and Angelina Jolie. The Chelsea Lately host is subversively sticking up for her BFF Jennifer Aniston again -- by dissing the woman many think stole Brad Pitt.

When asked by More magazine what celeb is the total opposite of a "girl's girl," Handler responded with the answer we all know Aniston is thinking.

"Probably Angelina Jolie," she s...
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Katie Couric On 'GMA': One Week Seat Warming Stint

March 30th, 2012 11:56am EDT
Katie Couric
Wake up and celebrate, morning chat show fans! Katie Couric is headed back to rise and shine television -- at least temporarily.

Katie Couric is coming to Good Morning America! For one-week only the former The Today Show host will set her alarm extra early yet again, giving fans the morning scoop while regular host Robin Roberts goes on vacation.

Katie Couric's GMA excitement became evident to fans awaiting the host's return to morning television through her Twitter messages. The 55-year-old wrote Thursday:

"Rise + shine! Excited to be back on morning TV next wk, guest hosting @GMA w/ @G...
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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
beyonce
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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Katie Couric's New Talk Show To Be Called 'Katie'

August 23rd, 2011 8:06am EDT
If your name was Katie Couric, what would you name your talk show? Katie, perhaps?

Katie Couric has one of the most recognizable names in the world and ABC is apparently banking on her first name to draw viewers into her new talk show.

According to TVNewser, Katie Couric's new ABC talk show is simply going to be called Katie.

Katie Couric is all about interacting with her loyal minions and according to the report from TVNewser, she'll launch a website called www.TalkToKatie.com so fans can stay connected with her.

Katie Couric's new syndicated talk show on ABC>>

After working with ...
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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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