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George Clooney To Host President Obama Fundraiser

4/10/2012 4:23pm EDT
George Clooney
Actor/activist George Clooney is set to host a fundraising party for President Barack Obama next month in a bid to boost his re-election campaign.

The Ides of March star and longtime Obama admirer will welcome the leader and 150 of his supporters at his Los Angeles residence on May 10th, with guests paying almost $40,000 per ticket.

All proceeds will be donated to the Obama Victory fund and Clooney insists he's thrilled about opening up the doors of his home for the occasion.

He tells Entertainment Tonight, "I'm proud to do whatever I can to support the President... as long as no one ...

Madonna, Lady Gaga & Michael Jackson Make Fashion Icon List

4/4/2012 9:15am EDT
Madonna, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson and The Beatles have been named among the "All-Time 100 Fashion Icons" by Time magazine editors.

The extensive list features the "most influential fashion icons since 1923", the year the publication was born, and is split into six categories - Designers & Brands, Models, Muses, Photographers, Editors & Stylists and Style & Design.

The artists have all made the list as Muses, alongside rocker David Bowie, actors James Dean, Brigitte Bardot, Farrah Fawcett, Audrey Hepburn, late British royal Diana, Princess of Wales and U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama.


Beyonce Shows Off Her Banging Post-Baby Body At Michelle Obama's Cocktail Party

3/20/2012 10:00am EDT
We had no doubt that Beyonce would get back in shape quickly after giving birth to her baby girl. The hard working pop star isn't one to sit around.

We spotted her yesterday in New York City on her way to a fundraising party by First Lady Michelle Obama. The singer wore a form fitting blue dress by Victoria Beckham. She accessorized with an eagle medallion necklace and strappy black pumps. Perhaps she was giving a shout out to her daughter Blue Ivy with her color choice?

Beyonce has announced she will be back on stage in May.

Check out more photos of the new mom...

'Homeland's' Damian Lewis Lands White House Invitation

3/9/2012 10:10am EST
Damian Lewis
Homeland star Damian Lewis has been invited to the White House for dinner with President Barack Obama.

The British actor revealed last month the politician is a huge fan of the drama series, and now it has emerged Lewis and his wife are heading to Washington, D.C. next week to share a meal with Obama and First Lady Michelle.

Lewis tells U.K. chat show host Graham Norton, "It turns out it is his favorite show. But the big news is that he has invited me to the White House for dinner."

"I am going with Helen my wife to dinner next Wednesday. I am going to fly to Washington, have dinner a...

Emily Blunt Ashamed For Laughing 'Hysterically' In President Obama's Face

3/5/2012 8:36am EST
Emily Blunt
British actress Emily Blunt can't help but cringe whenever she recalls her recent meeting with President Barack Obama because she lost control of her nerves and began laughing "hysterically" in his face.

Blunt was attending the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C. in December to help pay tribute to her "The Devil Wears Prada" co-star Meryl Streep when she was offered the opportunity to greet the President.

But the meeting didn't quite go as smoothly as she'd planned when Obama lavished praise on Blunt for her screen work - and it all proved a little too much for her to handle.

She r...

'Hawaii Five-0' Cast Join Pearl Harbor Project

11/14/2011 8:46am EST
Hawaii Five-O
The stars of TV show Hawaii Five-0 have volunteered for a community project at Pearl Harbor in support of U.S. veterans.

The actors, including Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim and Masi Oka, will be among a group of volunteers who will help plant a garden at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii on Monday.

The American Heart Association Teaching Garden is designed to educate children about the importance of healthy habits and is part of Michelle Obama's Joining Forces initiative to support U.S. veterans through community service.

The First Lady will give a talk at the...

For Some Celebs, Their Best Accessories Are Their Pampered Pooches

10/21/2011 1:00pm EDT
Celebrities and their dogs
Bo Obama just got his first official White House photo. In honor of the first dog's fourth birthday, check out some of our other favorite furry friends.

Hugh Jackman's French Bulldog is a natural in front of the camera. The actor rarely goes anywhere in New York City without Peaches.

Hilary Duff and her husband Mike Comrie are expecting a bundle of joy, but the actress is often snapped carrying a different bundle - her Chihuahua Lola.

Anne Hathaway takes her Chocolate Lab Esmerelda everywhere - from filming "Batman" in Pittsburgh to walking in Los Angeles.

Check out more in the video &...

Who Runs The World? Queen B! - Happy 30th Birthday Beyonce!

9/4/2011 10:00am EDT
How do you fit 30 years of Beyonce Knowles into a blog? Even in bullet-point form it’s like trying to squeeze Rosie O’Donnell into a cashew nut. But here goes....

I grew up in the 90s a rugged, manly, indie-rock fan. Then Beyonce danced onto my TV, the spellbinding focal point of Destiny’s Child, and single-handedly turned me onto RnB. Suddenly it wasn’t sad for a guy to be into a girl group. This group had something different. They had Beyonce. I’ve followed her ever since. (Not literally, that’d be creepy.) And how far she’s gone!

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles was born September 4, 1981 in Ho...

Lady Gaga & Justin Timberlake Are The Best Dressed People In The World

8/3/2011 6:00pm EDT
Lady Gaga & Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga have topped Vanity Fair's 2011 "International Best-Dressed List." The singers were selected as part of the magazine's annual list of the most stylish celebrities.

Also among this year's winners are Johnny Depp, English actress Carey Mulligan, "The King's Speech" star Colin Firth, Oscar winner Tilda Swinton and "The Social Network's" Armie Hammer.

Hollywood celebrities weren't the only ones to receive recognition - a number of other public figures made the cut, including Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and First Lady Michelle Obama.

Pamela Anderson Urges Danish Queen To Go Fur Free

7/28/2011 11:13am EDT
Pamela Anderson
Animal-loving Pamela Anderson has pleaded with the Danish queen to stop wearing fur.

The former Baywatch beauty, who is a well known animal activist, penned a letter to Queen Margrethe II urging her to follow in the footsteps of stately figures including Michelle Obama and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy by axing fur from her wardrobe.

The note was penned by the star on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

Anderson writes, "During my visit (to Denmark), I learned that the royal family gets its fur from a 'trusted source'. May I ask, who is the supplier? Undercover investi...

10-Year-Old Willow Smith Is A Fashion Icon?

7/8/2011 12:00pm EDT
Willow Smith
Will Smith's pop star daughter Willow has been named a fashion icon by top designer Derek Lam.

The 10-year-old "Whip My Hair" hitmaker and actress has been showing off her sassy style on the red carpet in recent months, and her bold and colorful wardrobe choices have caught the eye of California-based Lam, who has chosen Willow Smith has his top pick for Vogue magazine.

He describes the youngster as: "Naturally talented, charismatic, unblemished optimism, with the whole wide world open to her possibilities and abilities. I think she is the future-forward American icon."

Vogue editors ask...

Tom Hanks Dishes About His Dinner With Queen Elizabeth & President Obama

6/12/2011 6:00pm EDT
Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks was in for a shock when he turned out for dinner with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, because the event was so "informal."

The star and his actress wife Rita Wilson were thrilled when they were invited to a white-tie dinner at the monarch's London residence alongside President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle.

Hanks received etiquette tips for interacting with the royals and wore his finest tuxedo for the event - but he was surprised by how relaxed the evening turned out to be.

He tells British talk show host Graham Norton, "I was with The Queen and the P...

White House Defends Decision To Invite Common To Poetry Event

5/12/2011 9:09am EDT
A spokesman for the White House has defended First Lady Michelle Obama's decision to invite Common to participate in a poetry event after the rapper was criticized for his controversial lyrics.

The hitmaker is among the guests invited to attend the Celebration of American Poetry bash at the White House in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, but his addition to the line-up has sparked criticism over two of his earlier works, which appear to advocate violence.

Detractors have pinpointed lyrics from a 2007 rhyme about former Republican president George W. Bush and the War on Iraq. On the track, C...

Beyonce Surprises And Joins Dancing Middle School Students (Video)

5/5/2011 2:00pm EDT
Beyonce and Jay-Z
Beyonce gave the students at Harlem's PS 161 Pedro Albizu Campos Middle School a huge surprise when she suddenly joined them in a dance. The students were taking part in the "Let's Move! Flash Workout" event created by First Lady Michelle Obama.

While dancing to Beyonce's "Move Your Body/Get Me Bodied," the singer herself slips into the gymnasium and joined the front line to grove along to their steps. The excited students squealed and attempted to retain their composure so they could continue dancing!

Check it out in the video below. Beyonce appears around 1:30 into the video.

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Jessica Simpson To Sing For The Troops

4/11/2011 8:33am EDT
Jessica Simpson
Jessica Simpson is set to perform in honor of America's military members after U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama personally invited the singer to take to the stage at a special event.

The blonde beauty is thrilled to have received the request to perform at a baseball game in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday as part of President Barack Obama's wife's initiative to recognize American service members.

Simpson tells Usmagazine.com, "(The First Lady) asked me to sing for the troops. That's a huge honor for me. Just to be there and show my support and say thank you."

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Britney Spears Joins President Obama's Anti-Bullying Crusade

3/10/2011 8:37am EST
Britney Spears
Britney Spears is using her star power to fight bullies as part of U.S. President Barack Obama's latest campaign.

The American leader and his wife Michelle are hosting a bullying prevention conference in the White House on Thursday and the pop superstar is lending her support to the cause.

Taking to her Twitter.com page, the Toxic hit-maker has issued a plea to put an end to taunting in schools, following a recent spate of teen suicides in the U.S. that were linked to bullying.

Spears writes, "Stop bullying now. Anti bullying is an issue very close to my heart. I am honored that Presi...

Michelle Obama to Appear on Regis and Kelly

2/7/2011 2:10pm EST
Michelle Obama | Photo Credits: Alex Wong/Getty Images
Michelle Obama will make her first appearance on Live with Regis and Kelly, ABC announced Monday.

The first lady will stop by the daytime talk show on Wednesday as part of her visit to New York marking the first anniversary of her Let's Move! Campaign to fight childhood obesity.

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Nick Cannon Confirms Mariah Carey Is Expecting Twins

12/16/2010 11:19am EST
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey's husband Nick Cannon has confirmed the couple is set to welcome twins in the spring.

The pop superstar announced her pregnancy back in October and they were subsequently hit by rumors of a double bundle of joy. Carey fueled the speculation when she recently referred to her bump as "they", and now Cannon has spoken out to silence the gossip by admitting the couple is preparing to welcome two babies.

The rapper/actor confirmed the happy news on his Rollin' With Nick Cannon radio show on Thursday morning, telling listeners, "In order for my wife and I to have our life, we nee...

Kate Moss Named Vogue's Best Dressed Of The Decade

11/17/2010 8:36am EST
Kate Moss
Supermodel Kate Moss has been lauded as the most stylish woman of the last 10 years by Vogue magazine.

The British beauty landed the Best Dressed of the Decade accolade from editors at the fashion publication, while Jessica Biel has been named the American Beauty. Lady Gaga has been hailed as The Visionary, while Gossip Girl beauty Blake Lively has been branded The Bombshell.

Other stars honored for their fashion awareness include Marion Cotillard (Screen Siren), Sarah Jessica Parker (Haute Bohemian), U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama (The Independent) and Carey Mulligan (Free Spirit).


This Week's Shining & Falling Stars: Lady Gaga And Toni Braxton

10/8/2010 10:15am EDT
Lady Gaga meat dress
Shining Star – Lady Gaga: She’s got the power! Lady Gaga electrified the folks at Forbes Magazine this week, landing in the top ten on the mag’s annual “World’s Most Powerful Women” list.

Coming in at number seven, Miss Gaga beat out some ladies in very high places, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, and even Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor!

In fact, besides Oprah Winfrey (who came in at number three), the meat dress-wearing singer was the most powerful entertainer on the list. Forbes says its power ranking list is, “based less on ...

Michelle Obama Named Forbes' Most Powerful Woman

10/7/2010 9:50am EDT
Michelle Obama
First Lady Michelle Obama has beaten Lady Gaga and Beyonce to the top of Forbes magazine's Most Powerful Women List.

The wife of President Barack Obama landed the number one spot, leaving the Poker Face hit-maker in seventh place and the Crazy In Love singer in ninth position.

Talk show titan Oprah Winfrey is named the third most powerful female, behind the CEO of Kraft Foods, Irene Rosenfeld, who is in second place.

Other entries in the top 10 include U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (fifth) and Ellen DeGeneres.

Nick Jonas And Michelle Obama Team Up For Health Campaign

9/30/2010 1:45pm EDT
Nick Jonas
Nick Jonas is teaming up with First Lady Michelle Obama to encourage kids to adopt a healthy lifestyle.

The Jonas Brothers musician has signed up to help spearhead the Disney Magic of Healthy Living initiative, which will also be championed by other Disney stars as well as President Barack Obama's wife.

The scheme aims to help families improve their diet and take more exercise.

A statement from Obama reads, "I am thrilled to join Disney's Magic of Healthy Living effort and support the work these young people are doing to reach out to their peers and communicate this powerful message. ...

Justin Bieber Crushes: Beyonce And Michelle Obama!

9/15/2010 1:30pm EDT
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber admitted he has a crush on Beyonce on Ellen's talk show, which is no surprise. However, sources also say that the Baby singer has another attraction: First Lady Michelle Obama!

A source told The Sun, "He met Michelle when he sang for the Obamas at a concert in Washington DC last Christmas and was impressed.

"He likes what she represents. She's a strong, independent woman and dedicated mom.

"She's also principled and does a lot of work for charity."

And while Justin is single, he says that he's not exactly looking to date anyone in the near future.

He tells People.com, "...

Betty White Gets Her Own Comic Book

9/8/2010 3:30pm EDT
Betty White
Veteran actress Betty White is set to become the star of her very own comic book, chronicling her decades-long career.

The 88-year-old Golden Girls star has signed a deal with Bluewater Productions to be drawn as a cartoon for Female Force: Betty White. The 32-page book will hit comic stores in November and feature moments from her career, including her days on 1970s sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show and her small screen comeback on Hot in Cleveland earlier this year.

Bluewater president and founder Darren G. Davis says, "Betty White has had such an amazing entertainment career... it's o...

Michelle Obama Shops In Spain - Can You Spot The Secret Service Agents?

8/5/2010 2:43pm EDT
Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama and her daughter Sasha visited Marbella Old Town in Spain earlier this week, and the First Lady looked stylish in a black and white polka dotted blouse and baggy trousers.

The mother and daughter duo are staying for four days in the luxurious five-star Hotel Villa Padierna, rated as one of the world's top 30 hotels.

They reserved 60 rooms for family & friends.

President Barack Obama is not expected to join them, while eldest daughter Malia, 12, is at a summer camp in the United States.

Michelle and Sasha are protected by 250 Spanish personnel and about 70 U.S. Secret Serv...

Lady Gaga Named One Of The Best Dressed Celebs In The World

8/4/2010 8:30am EDT
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga's outlandish outfits have landed her on a list of the world's most stylish stars - she's been named as one of Vanity Fair magazine's best dressed celebrities.

Gaga has become known for her outrageous clothes since she shot to fame, appearing in public wearing some bizarre fashion choices including a fake lobster strapped to her head, a dress made from Muppets, and Diet Coke cans wrapped into her hair.

The singer's strange choices have now been validated with a place on Vanity Fair's Best Dressed list alongside Carey Mulligan, Javier Bardem, Diane Kruger and France's First Lady...

Victoria Beckham Deemed 'World's Most Glamorous Star'

5/6/2010 8:19am EDT
Victoria Beckham
Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has seen off competition from Angelina Jolie and Dannii Minogue to be named the World's Most Glamorous Celebrity by cosmetics giant Max Factor.

The singer-turned-fashion designer topped the new poll, with Aussie pop star Minogue coming second, and Tomb Raider beauty Jolie in third place.

A spokesperson for Max Factor says, "Victoria Beckham has been gracing the fashion pages for years now with her glamorous looks and she has designed her own clothes range. She never leaves home without being fully made up and her signature glossy pout has become her ca...

Jessica Simpson's Blank Stare & Construction Yellow Dress - Hot Or Not?

5/3/2010 1:45pm EDT
Jessica Simpson
You couldn't miss Jessica Simpson at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in New York City Saturday. Her bright yellow frock definitely made her stand out. What do you think?

She told Usmagazine.com at the dinner her tips for eating and working out.

"For me, it's just eat whatever makes you feel good. Work out whenever you want to. Just take care of yourself. I think when we're in love, when we have love in our life, that's when we look beautiful." She added, "I try to be a role model who stands up for women and self-esteem."

But does she have any love in her life right now...

Jessica Simpson Wishes She Was Michelle Obama

5/3/2010 8:45am EDT
Jessica Simpson
Jessica Simpson hails First Lady Michelle Obama as her role model. She explains, "I really do (want to be like her). She's such an incredible woman, and she's with such a powerful man."

Meanwhile, Jessica has hinted she's looking for love with a celebrity boyfriend, insisting anyone she dates must "understand her lifestyle."

The singer was married to former boy-band star Nick Lachey, and has since dated singer John Mayer and football star Tony Romo. Simpson has been single since splitting with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Romo last summer, and she admits she's ready to give love anoth...

Michelle Obama Beats Angelina Jolie To Best Mother Title

3/25/2010 4:00pm EDT
Michelle Obama
Angelina Jolie has been beaten to the title of best celebrity mother in a new poll - by America's First Lady, Michelle Obama.

The Tomb Raider beauty, who shares six kids with boyfriend Brad Pitt, has been voted into second place in the survey by Babble.com. Jolie is praised for her charity work with the United Nations, her $1 million donation with Pitt to the Haiti earthquake relief fund, and her support of an orphanage in Amman, Jordan.

The website's editors note, "(It's) easy to despise someone like Angelina Jolie. She may have an eccentric, brother-kissing, blood vial-wearing past, b...