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These Stars Have Been Married HOW MANY TIMES?

5/30/2014 1:15am EDT
20 Celebrities Who've Been Married 5 Times Or More
Reality star Kim Kardashian wed for the third time last weekend, but that's nothing in terms of Hollywood marriages. Many stars have walked down the aisle four, five or even nine times. Hopefully, these stars have strong prenuptial agreements in place!

"Fargo" star Billy Bob Thornton has been married five times, most famously to actress Angelina Jolie. She was his last, and final, wife. The pair met on the set of "Pushing Tin," and he broke off his engagement to actress Laura Dern to be with Jolie. The couple made headlines for their bizarre behavior, including wearing vials of each other...

28 Celebrities Who Use Stage Names

11/14/2013 1:03pm EST
28 Celebrities Who Use Stage Names
Many celebrities have changed their names before they hit it big, and for many reasons. Let's take a look at some of the biggest stars who didn't take their birth name to Hollywood.

Katy Hudson didn't want to be confused with Kate Hudson, so she took her mother's maiden name and became Katy Perry.

Oprah Winfrey's name is iconic, but it's not actually her real name. It's Orpha, after the biblical figure. However, so many people mispronounced her name while she was growing up that the mispronunciation stuck.

Barry Manilow was born Barry Alan Pincus. He took his mother's maiden name...

Katie Couric Says Larry King 'Lunged' At Her During Awkward Date Many Years Ago

2/2/2013 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...

10 Celebrities Who've Married Multiple Times

5/21/2012 12:00pm EDT
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You would think after a few attempts at marriage that some celebrities would have more of a success rate with the third time around, but that doesn't seem to be the case for these 10 celebs that have been very successful with their careers, but not so successful with their marriages.

In fact there are a couple on the list that have taken the sacred vows eight times. Spoiler Alert! They are all still alive so favorites like Elizabeth Taylor who married eight times and Zsa Zsa Gabor who married nine times are not on the list.

But the cool thing is that you can make assumptions about who wil...

Dick Clark Honored At Memorial By Cast Of Stars

5/7/2012 10:48am EDT
Dick Clark
Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie, Fergie and Paul Stanley were among the stars who turned out to honour TV legend Dick Clark at a memorial service at his home in California last week.

The beloved entertainer passed away last month at the age of 82 after suffering a heart attack, and a host of famous faces turned out to remember Clark at a private tribute in the grounds of his Malibu mansion last Thursday.

More than three hundred friends and colleagues attended the service, including KISS bandmates Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, Reba McEntire, Fergie and her husband Josh Duhamel, Marie Osmond,...

Rumor Patrol: Robert Pattinson Dating Someone Else? Eddie Murphy Dead? Larry King Frozen?

12/7/2011 11:24am EST
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 Dating Someone Else? The Twilight star was spotted going out with a blonde woman - and Kristen Stewart didn't get her hair dyed. So is getting something on the side?

Verdict: False. Sources tell Hollywood Life "Rob Pattinson and his friends were having a business meeting," and the blonde woman was actress Sarah Roemer. "[Rob] sat next to one of the men and the other man and young lady sat across...

Larry King Wants To Be Frozen After Death

12/5/2011 10:01pm EST
Larry King
Legendary newsman Larry King wants to be frozen after he dies so he can be revived when scientists can find a cure for what killed him.

The interviewer, who turned 78 last month, revealed all about his post-death plans during a Dinner With the Kings TV special which aired on Sunday.

Surrounded by his wife Shawn and celebrity pals Conan O'Brien, Seth MacFarlane, Tyra Banks and Russell Brand, he stated, "My biggest fear is death, because I don't think I'm going anywhere. And since I don't think that, and I don't have a belief... I want to be frozen, in the hope that they'll find whatever I ...

Magic Johnson Joins The Race To Take Over The L.A. Dodgers

12/2/2011 2:23pm EST
Magic Johnson
Newsman Larry King has a celebrity rival as he fights to take over baseball team the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of a business consortium - sports legend Earvin 'Magic' Johnson is also in pursuit of the troubled team.

The basketball icon-turned-TV personality and entrepreneur announced his bid to buy the Dodgers in an interview with the Los Angeles Times on Friday.

Johnson is the face of a high-powered ownership group that would include Stan Kasten, the former president of the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals, and Mark Walter, chief executive of financial services company Guggenhe...

Russell Brand Stole Larry King's Wife's Panties

12/2/2011 9:14am EST
Russell Brand
Russell Brand spiced up a recent roundtable interview with Larry King by stealing a pair of his wife's panties.

The veteran newsman invited the Brit, basketball player Shaquille O'Neal, Tyra Banks and chat show host Conan O'Brien into his home for the CNN special "Dinner With The Kings," which will air on Sunday.

And things took a turn for the hilarious when prankster Brand sneaked into the Kings' bedroom.

Brand tells Ryan Seacrest, "It (set up) didn't seem normal... People asking questions about whether or not you loved your mum... so, to ground myself, I thought the only way of making ...

Larry King Eager To Invest In L.A. Dodgers

12/1/2011 1:12pm EST
Larry King
Newsman Larry King is one of the main investors looking to buy beloved baseball team the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The sports club got into financial trouble earlier this year and bosses were eventually forced to file for bankruptcy in June.

Team owner Frank McCourt is looking for a buyer to take over the Dodgers, and King is heading a panel of investors who are interested in making an offer.

And the TV star, who retired from CNN's Larry King Live a year ago, reveals it would be a "thrill" to be involved in the purchase, as he's a lifelong Dodgers fan.

He tells, "It would be a th...

Larry King Hosts TV Dinner For The Stars

11/27/2011 9:30am EST
Larry King
Newsman Larry King and his wife have opened their Los Angeles home to the cream of celebrity for a new TV special.

The veteran interviewer invited Quincy Jones, former model Tyra Banks, funnymen Seth MacFarlane, Russell Brand and Conan O'Brien, and basketball star Shaquille O'Neal to a televised dinner party - and he was stunned by what came out.

He says, "We discussed everything from what you think of death and dying to the future to the past... I found out a lot of things about the insecurities of people and how Tyra Banks doesn't think she's sexy."

Dinner With The Kings will air on CN...

VIDEO: The Situation Bombs At Donald Trump's Roast

3/16/2011 11:41am EDT
The Situation | Photo Credits: Comdey Central
"Maybe comedy ain't my game right now."

Understatement of the year.

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino bombed and was nearly booed off the stage at the Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump. (The show was taped last week and aired Tuesday night.)

Check out photos of The Situation

The Jersey Shore star created an awkward, uh, situation with his clumsy ...

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Larry King Launches Comedy Tour

2/23/2011 11:28am EST
Larry King
Veteran U.S. broadcaster Larry King will soon be adding comedian to his resume - he's preparing to hit the road as a stand-up comic.

The famed interviewer left his long running CNN talk show Larry King Live in December and he now plans to give fans an "hilarious and insightful" look at his life and career, followed by a question-and-answer session.

The U.S. tour begins in Connecticut in April and includes a performance in Las Vegas in June. Seven dates have so far been announced, with more expected to follow.

A spokesman for producers Base Entertainment says, "Larry King's style and w...

Jon Bon Jovi Signs On For 'New Year's Eve'

1/25/2011 1:39pm EST
Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi has been confirmed as the latest star to join Valentine's Day follow-up New Year's Eve - just weeks after he cast doubt on ever reviving his acting career.

The Bon Jovi frontman admitted in an interview last month he had little desire to step in front of the camera again, following roles in Pay It Forward and Moonlight and Valentino.

He told Larry King, "(Acting is) so far down the list of things to do these days, because the music has been so great. I've got other philanthropic actions and business stuff going on. So it's not that appealing."

However, the rocker, who has...

2010 Year In Entertainment Review: June

1/1/2011 7:00pm EST
Megan Fox
June was a bumper wedding month with Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green marrying on a beach in Hawaii, while Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart wed after seven years together. Gemma Arterton married Stefano Catelli, and Alanis Morissette married MC Souleye. British newsman Piers Morgan wed Celia Walden and Mena Suvari married music producer Simone Sestitos. Glee star Jane Lynch married Lara Embry in a civil partnership ceremony – and love was also in the air for Orlando Bloom, who announced his engagement to longterm girlfriend Miranda Kerr.

"Ugly Betty" star America Ferrera became engage...

Larry King Bids Farewell To Talk Show

12/17/2010 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...

Dolly Parton: 'I'm Hoping That Miley Is Going To Be Just Fine'

11/24/2010 11:07am EST
Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton is not a fan of Miley Cyrus' raunchy new image and fears the young star is "surrounded" by advisers who are steering her career in the wrong direction.

The country legend has known Cyrus since she was a baby and has previously labeled the 18-year-old singer/actress her "honorary goddaughter". The Hannah Montana star has shed her clean-cut image in recent months, wearing increasingly saucy outfits and shocking fans with provocative stage performances. Parton is adamant she hasn't "encouraged" the youngster to flash the flesh, and fears Cyrus may be getting bad advice from her ...

Piers Morgan Set To Take Over For Larry King In January

9/8/2010 1:49pm EDT
Piers Morgan
The CNN cable network announced this morning that Piers Morgan will be taking over for Larry King once he departs “Larry King Live” in January. The news comes months after King announced back in June that he would be leaving the program, most likely due to ratings pitfalls and personal issues, although King has not stated a specific reason.

Morgan is no stranger to reporting the news and interviewing celebrities though. He made a name for himself writing for British tabloid The Sun and other various newspaper outlets and also hosts specials on the BBC network, though he’s most famous in...

Jewel Kinda Looks Like Britney Spears, But With A Bra

9/6/2010 3:16pm EDT
Singer Jewel was all smiles while leaving the CNN building after guesting on "Larry King Live" on Monday. Does she know we can see her bra underneath her sheer purple shirt?

The songstress led a touching tribute at the Emmy Awards on Sunday night, playing an unrecorded song she wrote for a close friend who recently died of cancer. Jewel played an acoustic version of "The Shape Of You" as a montage of tributes to stars who recently passed away played in the background.

Prior to the broadcast she explained, "It's a song I wrote for a friend that passed away. It's a personal song and it's n...

Larry King Files For Divorce Dismissal

7/8/2010 4:30pm EDT
Larry King
Veteran newsman Larry King and his wife Shawn Southwick have called off their divorce. Just days after the couple was photographed kissing in a car, the couple has asked a judge to dismiss its petitions for divorce.

They filed for legal separation in April after 13 years as man and wife, and then put split plans on hold after signing up for marriage counseling. And now King and Southwick have decided to call off the divorce altogether and have filed court papers to put an end to the proceedings, reports

The news comes a week after the CNN anchorman confirmed reports he's steppi...

Lindsay Lohan's Dad To Fight 'Harsh' Prison Sentence

7/7/2010 9:19am EDT
Michael Lohan
Lindsay Lohan's father Michael is attempting to overturn his daughter's "harsh" 90-day jail sentence - he has written to the judge urging her to let the actress spend six months in rehab instead.

During a hearing in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Judge Marsha Revel ruled the Mean Girls star had breached her probation relating to a string of drunk-driving offences by failing to attend court-ordered alcohol education classes. Lohan was ordered to surrender to court on July 20th and will spend the rest of the summer behind bars. After she is released, she must spend another 90 days in residential r...

Larry King Announces The End Of 'Larry King Live'

6/30/2010 8:21am EDT
Larry King
Veteran TV newsman Larry King has confirmed reports he's ending his 25-year run as the host of CNN talk show "Larry King Live."

King took to Twitter on Tuesday to tell fans the news, explaining he had asked the cable network's executives if he could close his popular show later this year, and they agreed.

In the statement, he said, "25 years ago, I sat across this table from New York Governor Mario Cuomo for the first broadcast of 'Larry King Live.' Now, decades later, I talked to the guys here at CNN and I told them I would like to end 'Larry King Live,' the nightly show, this fall and C...

Jermaine Jackson Defends Father Over Rant

6/28/2010 1:00pm EDT
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson has defended his father Joe after he accused his estranged wife Katherine of failing to step in and help her famous son Michael in the run-up to his death, insisting the comments were taken "out of context."

Joe Jackson blasted his spouse in an interview with British tabloid the News of the World earlier this month, claiming Katherine could have done more to prevent the Thriller hit-maker spiraling into prescription drug addiction before his tragic passing last year. Katherine's lawyers hit back, insisting she did everything she could to help Michael - and Jermaine has ba...

Kevin Costner: 'I'm The Actor With The Magic Machine'

6/23/2010 8:37am EDT
Kevin Costner
Kevin Costner hopes he eventually becomes best-known for his part in the oil spill clean-up in the Gulf of Mexico - because he would rather be recognized for his environmental work than his movie career.

The Hollywood actor has sold an oil-filtration system to bosses at BP in a bid to minimize the damage caused by the massive slick, which has been drifting ashore on America's Gulf Coast since a rig ruptured in April. British Petroleum bosses have bought 32 filtration machines manufactured by the movie star's Costner Industries Nevada Corporation and invented by his brother Dan. And Costne...

Justin Bieber And Friends Raise $1.3 Million For Oil Slick Clean-Up

6/22/2010 8:28am EDT
Justin Bieber
A star-studded TV telethon featuring Cameron Diaz, Robert Redford, Justin Bieber and Sting has raised more than $1.3 million to boost clean-up efforts along America's Gulf Coast in the wake of the oil disaster.

A huge host of celebrities turned out to appear with veteran newsman Larry King for a special two-hour live broadcast on Monday night. The show saw stars including Jenny McCarthy and Ted Danson manning the phones to take donations in a bid to boost funds for those affected by the massive oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico, which has been drifting ashore since a BP rig ruptured in Apri...

Hollywood Stars Rally For Oil Spill Telethon

6/19/2010 8:23am EDT
Ian Somerhalder
Cameron Diaz, Robert Redford, Sting and Lenny Kravitz are lending their support to a star-studded TV telethon to raise funds for the state of Louisiana following the devastating BP oil spill in April.

TV bosses at CNN have answered actor Ian Somerhalder's call for action to help boost donations to the areas in the Gulf of Mexico worst affected by the huge catastrophe, which has been ruled the worst environmental disaster in American history.

The Vampire Diaries star, who hails from Covington, near to the coastline where oil is washing up daily, issued the plea to his Hollywood pals earlie...

Jennifer Lopez Laughs Off 'Dancing' Rumors

6/17/2010 9:05am EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez has laughed off rumors she and Tom Cruise are set to join Dancing With The Stars next year - insisting they are both too "busy" to take part.

The TV competition came to an end last month, with Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger lifting the trophy, and rumors about who will appear in the next season have already begun.

Producers are said to be courting several big names to join the line-up, and Lopez and Cruise are the latest stars to have been linked to the show following their dance skit together at the recent MTV Movie Awards.

However, Lopez is adamant they will b...

Larry King's Wife Nearly Overdosed Last Month

6/10/2010 9:03am EDT
Larry King
Newsman Larry King's wife Shawn is recovering after an apparent prescription drug overdose at the end of last month, according to a spokesman for the broadcaster.

Reports suggest paramedics were called to Shawn King's home in Provo, Utah on May 28 after her father found the singer, 50, unresponsive in bed.

In a transcript of the emergency call, which was released on Wednesday, Karl Engemann told the dispatcher he couldn't wake his daughter and he feared she may have taken too much medication for depression.

Paramedics found several empty prescription bottles, according to a police report...

Lady Gaga: 'I'm Starting To Look Like Madonna'

6/2/2010 12:00pm EDT
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is convinced she's beginning to morph into Madonna - because her mother looks so much like the pop superstar.

The Telephone singer is often likened to the Queen of Pop because of her saucy onstage antics and her ability to reinvent her image. Gaga is flattered by the comparisons, and admits she's starting to look more like the Holiday hit-maker as she gets older.

She explains to talk show host Larry King, "We're compared to each other, whether we're blonde, brunette, black, white, straight, gay. But on another level, it's kind of funny, because my mother actually looks sort of...

Lady Gaga 'Borderline Positive' For Lupus

6/1/2010 8:35am EDT
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is taking extra precautions to ensure she's healthy after learning she tested "borderline positive" for lupus.

The Bad Romance star underwent testing for lupus, the affliction which killed her aunt Joanne, after a string of health problems in recent months, including breathing difficulties, stress and headaches. Her results showed she is not currently suffering from the condition but doctors have ordered the singer to look after her body to prevent any symptoms flaring up.

In a pre-recorded chat with Larry King, Gaga explains, "Lupus is in my family and it is genetic. My mothe...