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Kelly Rutherford Devastated Over Custody Battle Loss

4/16/2015 10:48am EDT
Kelly Rutherford
"Gossip Girl" star Kelly Rutherford was just dealt an especially nasty blow- after spending six years fighting a back-and-forth custody battle with ex-husband Daniel Giersch, the courts have decided: their children will stay with him.

Here's the part that's so outrageous- "with him" is in France, where Rutherford's two children are currently living with their father.

Originally, Rutherford and Giersch had shared custody of their kids, Hermes and Helena, but after Giersch left for France, he was denied re-entry into the US. Now, the kids are living with him and Rutherford has to fly to Fra...

Penn Badgley Talks 'PERIODS' And His Own Historical Significance

12/12/2014 12:03pm EST
Penn Badgley Talks 'PERIODS' And His Own Historical Significance
Gossip Girl, this is not. Penn Badgley, best known as Dan Humphrey on the upper-crust CW drama, has moved well on since that show ended two years ago and now he's cracking wise in PERIODS., the film that pokes fun at history and classic literature in every way possible.

Penn connected with us last week to give us his perspective on being a part of the unique short film series-turned-feature film, and his really epic thoughts on what he'd want his own place in history to be.

Like Willie Garson, Penn became part of the PERIODS. ensemble through a shared connection with co-creators Victor Qu...

‘Gossip Girl’ Wisdom: 50 Ways To Make Your Life Better

8/19/2014 7:07pm EDT
‘Gossip Girl’ Wisdom: 50 Ways To Make Your Life Better
Serena (Blake Lively), Blair (Leighton Meester), Nate (Chace Crawford), Chuck (Ed Westwick), Dan (Penn Badgley), Jenny (Taylor Momsen) and a coterie of others had it all. But “all” was more than just clothes, travel via private jet, and elevators that open right into the penthouse. They had a point of view as inspiring as the one from their expansive terraces.

I realized this when recently binge-watching the iconic show that ran from 2007 to 2012. Although I could have done without seasons three and four, I found one, two, five and six rather entertaining. Even though the plots are thin an...

Don’t Move To New York City Based Solely On What You See On TV: A User’s Guide

7/28/2014 2:00pm EDT
Don’t Move To New York City Based Solely On What You See On TV:
As a born and bred New Yorker, I’m drawn to shows about my city, taking comfort in the familiar sights and settings; yet I often find myself asking, “Did the writers of some of these shows ever step foot in Manhattan?”

I can shake off the inconsistencies, but I sometimes wonder about all the people saving their babysitting and paper route money hoping to someday move to the Big Apple hoping to mirror the glamorous life seen on the small screen.

Hence, a guide to separating fact from fiction:

‘Smash’ only lasted two seasons, but it was long enough to get your hopes up that moving here wo...

Taylor Momsen Bares All For Latest Pretty Reckless Album

1/23/2014 1:13pm EST
The Pretty Reckless
Former Gossip Girl actress Taylor Momsen has posed naked on the cover of The Pretty Reckless' latest album.

Momsen has unveiled the artwork for her band's 'Going To Hell' record, which shows her from behind with a giant cross emblazoned on her back, with an arrow pointing to her bare bottom.

The notorious blonde captioned the image: "Pre-order #GoingtoHell now at goingtohell.me coming out MARCH 18th 2014! Here's the cover."

The Pretty Reckless have already previewed four songs from the album, including title track Going To Hell.

In the accompanying video, Taylor dressed as biblical figu...

Amazon.com To Start Selling Fan Fiction Via New 'Kindle Worlds' Program

5/24/2013 4:27pm EDT
The Vampire Diaries
Fans who can't get enough of their favorite Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars and Gossip Girl characters have reason to rejoice.

Amazon.com recently announced a new program for its Kindle e-reader: Kindle Worlds, which focuses on publishing fan fiction to the platform, and the three hit shows are the first properties to be licensed to the new service.

Kindle Worlds will allow writers of fan fiction to cash in on their stories and earn a little money for their stories. Fan fiction prices will range from $0.99 to $3.99 per story, and authors will receive a 20 percent revenue for stories ...

Leighton Meester Gets Daring In A Topless Shoot For Flaunt Magazine

11/24/2012 4:32pm EST
Leighton Meester
Leighton Meester takes racy to a whole new level in a new shoot for Los Angeles-based Flaunt magazine.

Leighton stars as the cover girl for the November issue, which is on newsstands now, and in the issue itself she sheds her top, gets fondled by another woman, and cavorts with two nude men (sorry, you'll have to go to the official site to see that photo).

"It was the best magazine cover shoot EVER," Leighton says. "Everyone was so open. The clothes were amazing and the pictures turned out great."

Last month filming wrapped on the sixth and final season of the star's hit show Gossip Girl...

A Clothed Taylor Momsen Returns To 'Gossip Girl' Set Following Release Of Naked Video

10/17/2012 1:16pm EDT
Taylor Momsen
We spotted Taylor Momsen showing off her legs in an embroidered gold dress on the set of "Gossip Girl" on Tuesday. Taylor looked quite skinny in her platform Louboutin pumps and signature blonde-white hair.

The singer/actress, who plays Jenny Humphrey on The CW drama, hasn't appeared on the show since season four. She left to pursue her music career with her band Pretty Reckless. The show, also starring Blake Lively and Leighton Meester, will end its run after season six this year.

Earlier this week the 19-year-old released a spoken word video where she recites lines from her band's song...

2012 Television Premiere Dates

9/8/2012 9:45am EDT
The Voice
It's that time of year again. Television fans have appointments with their couches as the fall season kicks off this month with tons of returning favorites and new shows. DVRs will be working overtime as viewers record their must-see-TV programs and talk about them later at the watercooler.

Check out the premiere dates of the new season (brand new shows are indicated with italics and by *). All times are eastern unless otherwise indicated.

Monday, September 10
The Voice 8 p.m. NBC

Tuesday, September 11
Go On 9 p.m. NBC *
The New Normal 9:30 p.m. NBC *
Parenthood 10 p.m. NBC

Wednesday, ...

Blake Lively Admits Her Work On 'Gossip Girl' Wasn't Her Best

5/30/2012 9:11am EDT
Gossip Girl
Blake Lively looks forward to finishing her work on "Gossip Girl" and move on with her career because she knows the show isn't her "best quality" of work.

The actress admits she has mixed feelings about leaving the set of the New York drama, but she can't wait to be recognized for something other than her work as socialite Serena van der Woodsen.

She told Bullett magazine, "It'll be bittersweet when it's over because it gave me all of this. I think the best way to describe it is like someone who really enjoyed high school, and is like, 'I'm a senior and I can't wait for the next thing!'


'Gossip Girl's' Sixth Season Will Be Its Last

5/17/2012 5:22pm EDT
Gossip Girl
Bosses at The CW network just announced "Gossip Girl" will end after a shortened 11-episode sixth season next fall. The show is based on Cecily von Ziegesar's book series of the same name.

"Gossip Girl" debuted strongly in 2007 and quickly became a global phenomenon. Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Chace Crawford, Ed Westwick and Penn Badgley star.

CW execs revealed the final storyline to UsMagazine.com. It will revolve around an unstable Serena van der Woodsen, the New York socialite played by Lively: "Serena has gone off the grid, beyond even the reach of Gossip Girl. Her friends fear f...

CW Announces Five New Dramas; Moves 'Supernatural' & 'Top Model'

5/17/2012 1:37pm EDT
The Carrie Diaries
Today in New York City the CW Network annouced five new dramas for its 2012-13 lineup - The Carrie Diaries, Emily Owens, M.D., Arrow, Beauty and the Beast, and Cult. Specific air dates will be announced at a later time.

On Monday nights, 90210 returns at 8:00-9:00 p.m., and Gossip Girl will wrap up its six-season run at 9:00-10:00 p.m.

In January, new series The Carrie Diaries, starring AnnaSophia Robb as the incomparable and iconic Carrie Bradshaw (Sex and the City) growing up in the 1980s, will follow in Gossip Girl’s stylish heels at 9:00-10:00 p.m.

Tuesdays The CW will play doctor,...

Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds Buy A $2 Million Home Together

4/23/2012 8:45am EDT
Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds buy home
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds have purchased their first home together in New York for more than $2 million, according to reports.

The "Green Lantern" co-stars, who began dating last year, were rumored to be househunting for a place together on the East Coast and now People.com editors suggest they've found the perfect property in Bedford.

A source tells the website the actors have bought "a beautiful country home" in the Big Apple which "cost more than $2 million."

Lively previously dated her "Gossip Girl" co-star Penn Badgley and enjoyed a brief romance with Leonardo DiCaprio, while R...

Josh Hutcherson Named Cinemacon's Breakthrough Performer Of The Year

3/28/2012 12:25pm EDT
Josh Hutcherson
The Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson is set to be recognized as Hollywood's top emerging talent at an upcoming Las Vegas film convention.

The 19 year old has more than 20 film credits to his name, and he's been unveiled as the recipient of the Breakthrough Performer of the Year award at the annual CinemaCon convention on April 26th..

CinemaCon's Managing Director Mitch Neuhauser says, "With an already impressive resume of films under his belt, Hutcherson is one of the most accomplished young actors of his time."

"With the release of The Hunger Games, Hutcherson is poised to take the m...

Taylor Momsen Is 'Done, Done, Done' With Acting

3/15/2012 9:13am EDT
Taylor Momsen
Former "Gossip Girl" star Taylor Momsen has no plans to return to acting as she prepares for a tour with shock rocker Marilyn Manson.

The former child star, who played cute Cindy Lou Who in "The Grinch," fronts rock band The Pretty Reckless, and she insists that's her priority these days after walking away from a lucrative TV acting gig.

And she's determined to stay away from the big and small screens.

Asked if she'd ever consider a return, Momsen tells HollyScoop.com, "F**k no! Never! I am done, done, done... It's good to finally be able to focus on music and not have to work on 10 jobs...

Leighton Meester: 'I'm Not Sure I Ever Want To Get Married'

3/13/2012 1:00pm EDT
Leighton Meester in Marie Claire
Leighton Meester is the cover girl on the April issue of Marie Claire, which hits newsstands Tuesday, March 20. The "Gossip Girl" star talks about relationships, what is was like being a kid and more.

Leighton's mother was incarcerated on drug-related charges shortly after her daughter was born. Last fall she accused her daughter for cutting her off financially and the two filed lawsuits against each other.

On her family life growing up Leighton says: "My family has a crazy history. Probably the craziest I've heard of." She continues: "I look back now and I see it in a nice light. It wa...

Gossip Girl Fashion: Blake Lively's Patterned Scarf

3/6/2012 3:21pm EST
Blake Lively
"Gossip Girl" beauty Blake Lively is channeling one of Spring's hottest accessories to sport: the patterned scarf!

Blake was spotted this week on the show's NYC set wearing this Orange Multi Diamonds Tie All Scarf by designer Theodora & Callum ($175).

Not only can you wear this like Ms. Lively does in the photo, but this item can also be transformed into a shawl, pareo, skirt, strapless dress, a beach blanket, & so much more - the possibilities are limitless!

Fashion Fact: Best known in most Native American cultures as the symbol for “wind,” the diamond serves as an emblem of protection ...

'Gossip Girl' Heading To China

3/6/2012 12:48pm EST
Gossip Girl
American teen drama Gossip Girl is set for an Eastern makeover as the show heads to China.

The hit TV series, starring Blake Lively and Leighton Meester as wealthy New York socialites, is to be revamped for Asian audiences and transformed into China Girl, which will be filmed in Mandarin, with creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage acting as consultants.

The new show will feature a Chinese cast and is likely to include less racy storylines than its American counterpart to adhere to the country's strict broadcasting regulations.

It is due to debut in November, according to the Los...

Blake Lively Wins Permanent Restraining Order Against Overzealous Fan

3/2/2012 5:17pm EST
Blake Lively
A man accused of harassing actress Blake Lively has been ordered to stay away from the star for three years.

The Gossip Girl star obtained a temporary restraining order against Sergei Mifle last month after he allegedly made repeated contact with Lively's mom, telling her he was "deeply concerned" about her daughter and claimed he needed to help her.

The actress filed court papers in Los Angeles to extend the protective order and a judge made the ban permanent on Friday, reports TMZ.com.

Mifle, who claims to have a "metaphysical" connection with the beauty, must now remain at least 10...

Blake Lively Gets Restraining Order Against Stalker

2/15/2012 8:42am EST
Blake Lively
"Gossip Girl" star Blake Lively has won a restraining order against an alleged stalker.

Sergei Mifle, who told Lively's friends and aids he had a "metaphysical" connection with the actress, has been told to stay away from Lively and her mother.

TMZ.com reports he allegedly made repeated contact with Lively's mom, telling her he was "deeply concerned" about her daughter and claiming he needed to help her.

In her declaration, the actress admitted she was fearful about her personal safety.

Blake Lively: 'I've Had Four Boyfriends In My Whole Life'

2/2/2012 8:48am EST
Blake Lively
Blake Lively has only ever had "four boyfriends" and has never been on a real date.

The Gossip Girl star romanced her onscreen love interest Penn Badgley for three years before they split in 2010, and she went on to strike up a romance with Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio.

Lively, who is now involved with her Green Lantern co-star Ryan Reynolds, has admitted she is not a fan of casual dating and wouldn't sleep with a man outside of a relationship.

She tells Elle magazine, "I've had four boyfriends in my whole life. I've never been with anyone that's not a boyfriend. I didn't have a ...

'Gossip Girl's' Kaylee Defer Breaks Off Her Engagement

1/27/2012 8:08am EST
Kaylee DeFer
Gossip Girl star Kaylee Defer has called off her engagement to jewelry designer Mike Pereira.

The 25-year-old actress, who plays sneaky Ivy Dickens on the hit TV show, and her former beau decided to end their longtime relationship earlier this year.

She tells Us Weekly, "We just separated. It's OK. It really is. I was engaged for a long time and this is me being single. I'm totally OK with it, so I'm spreading my love now."

"I think sometimes you just realize it's time to move on. So now I'm spreading my love and being single, and it's fine. Really."

Blake Lively Does Her Best Marilyn Monroe Impression (Photos)

1/19/2012 2:49pm EST
Gossip Girl 100th episode
The 100th episode of "Gossip Girl" airs Monday, Jan. 30, and will open with a musical dream sequence featuring Serena (Blake Lively), Blair (Leighton Meester) and all the men in their lives (Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford, Ed Westwick and Hugo Becker). Leighton plays Audrey Hepburn while Blake channels Marilyn Monroe.

Do you think Blake makes a believable Marilyn? She wears a strapless pink dress, gloves and many jewels, mimicking "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" from "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." Check out more photos on the following pages.

The episode will also focus on Chuck (Westwick...

Ratings: 'Downton Abbey' Debuts Strong; 'The Bachelor' Down Again

1/10/2012 4:28pm EST
Downton Abbey | Photo Credits: PBS
What's this?!? There is some accounting for taste?!? Downton Abbey's Season 2 premiere averaged 4.2 million viewers.

Nielsen data on Tuesday showed that the Emmy-winning series' return Sunday night doubled the average PBS prime-time rating, and marked an 18 percent jump over the show's first-season average — which made PBS ecstatic.

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TV's Sexiest Male Stars 2012 Edition

1/7/2012 2:00pm EST
TV's Sexiest Male Stars 2012 Edition
Yesterday we brought you TV's sexiest female stars 2012 edition and to follow suit and not disappoint the ladies - here's our list of the sexiest males on TV.

Some of these Hollywood hunks star on your favorite shows, and a few others are making fresh starts in some of the new midseason replacement series' that have been debuting.

Check them all out and don't forget to leave us a comment below to let us know who we left off our list and who's on your list!

Ian Harding, Pretty Little Liars

Christian Kane, Leverage

Shane West, Nikita

Shemar Moore, Criminal Minds


TV's Sexiest Female Stars 2012 Edition

1/6/2012 10:00am EST
TV's Sexiest Female Stars
Welcome to 2012 everybody, and according to the ancient Mayan calendar it's our last year on Earth!

With the midseason launch of a whole slew of new TV shows, we wanted to start the new year right and share the list of our favorite sexy female TV stars who are not only featured in these new additions to the idiot box, but those who are already holding their own on all the returning shows.

Check them all out and don't forget to leave us a comment below to let us know who's on your list!

Kat Dennings "2 Broke Girls"

Did you think we'd not include "2 Broke Girls" Beth Behrs?


Elizabeth Hurley's Nine-Year-Old Son Wants Acting Career

12/28/2011 8:54am EST
Elizabeth Hurley's Son
British actress Elizabeth Hurley's son is so eager to follow in her footsteps in front of the camera he's begging her to find him an acting agent.

The Bedazzled star's nine-year-old son Damian is enthusiastic to launch his own showbiz career, but Hurley admits she's dubious about allowing him to step into the spotlight.

In a post on Twitter.com she writes, "Oh lord, my son is begging me to find him an agent so he can become a child actor."

Hurley reveals Damian's interest in a stage career was encouraged further when Gossip Girl star Blake Lively took him out for ice cream while his m...

Kate Middleton Named Most Stylish Star Of 2011

12/14/2011 8:56am EST
Kate Middleton
Emma Stone, Diane Kruger and Selena Gomez have been honored as three of the most fashion-forward stars of the year.

Bosses at the E! network have compiled their annual "Top 10 Stylish Stars of 2011" and all three made the cut.

British royal Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, topped the list for her "classic" composure, "Easy A" star Stone came in second and "Inglourious Basterds" actress Kruger was third.

Rounding out the top five were singer Gomez and "Gossip Girl" star Blake Lively.

Also receiving nods were Jennifer Lopez who gained attention for her "jaw-dropping" looks, Zoe S...

Dianna Agron Splits From Sebastian Stan?

12/8/2011 10:43am EST
Dianna Agron
Glee star Dianna Agron has split from Gossip Girl actor Sebastian Stan, according to a report.

The actress began dating Stan in July following her break-up from her I Am Number Four co-star Alex Pettyfer in February.

However, the romance has ground to a halt because Agron is in Los Angeles filming while Stan is based in New York.

A source tells New York Post gossip column Page Six, "Long-distance wasn't working. Dianna's coming to New York for Christmas with her mom, so they might rekindle the flame."

Fashion Fails: Blake Lively, Justin Bieber, And More

11/25/2011 9:00am EST
Blake Lively
It's Fashion Fail Friday! 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!

You'd think that the Gossip Girl stars would know a thing or two about fashion. However, for every one of Blake Lively's fashion masterpieces we get something like the above. She looks like she's getting ready for Gossip Girl on Ice with that figure skating getup!

Her co-star Leighton Meester must have gotten the memo, because her gown with a tattered hem was ready for triple axles as well!

Doesn't Justin Bieber look... u...