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Martin Scorsese Explains 'Goodfellas' Garlic Trick On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' (Video)

February 1st, 2012 9:38pm EST
Martin Scorsese
Moviemaker Martin Scorsese showed off his culinary skills on TV Tuesday night when he sliced garlic with a razor blade.

The director was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and agreed to show the host how to perfect the odd chopping method, which featured in his cult film Goodfellas after Kimmel confessed he had tried to do it at home and failed miserably.

The TV host admitted he liked the idea of garlic being sliced so thin it melted in olive oil - but the trick never worked for him.

Scorsese revealed it was difficult to do, but his mother had perfected it in a dish that is now served at pal ...
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'Help' Star Octavia Spencer Eats In Her Sleep

January 6th, 2012 8:59am EST
Octavia Spencer
"The Help" star Octavia Spencer has an unhealthy night time habit - she suffers from sleep eating.

The actress, who is nominated for a Golden Globe, admits she had no idea about her problem until she started finding lost cutlery in her bedroom.

Her unhealthy secret was revealed on late-night show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Wednesday when a friend, working for the host, told him about Spencer's odd eating habits.

She explains, "It's crazy. I didn't realize I had this condition until I kept finding spoons... I was like, 'Seriously, how do we keep losing all the spoons?' And they were in my ro...
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Jeremy Renner: 'I'm 40 & I Have A Six-Month-Old Baby Brother'

December 11th, 2011 12:00pm EST
Jeremy Renner
Jeremy Renner has become a big brother at the age of 40 - his father has welcomed another baby into his brood.

The star reveals his dad Lee recently celebrated the birth of a new son called Theo - although Renner is still adjusting to life as the eldest of now six siblings.

Revealing the family news on late night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Thursday, he said, "My dad's still making it happen. I'm 40 and I've got a six-month-old baby brother.

"I think he might have been disappointed that I haven't done anything (had kids yet) so you know...! His name's Theo. He (his father) goes, 'Y...
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Taylor Lautner Laughs About Rumor He Was Killed By Strippers (Video)

November 9th, 2011 9:08am EST
Taylor Lautner
On a recent episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Taylor Lautner cleared up reports suggesting he had died during a wild night out.

He explained, "It's amazing the things that are out there... I've had a few death rumors now, but this one was pretty interesting because it was, like, I was out at a club and there were these exotic dancers and they took me back to their hotel room and they drugged me. I don't even know what happened."

Jimmy joked, "You can't remember?"

Taylor and his "Twilight" co-stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart were recently immortalized with a hand an footprint cer...
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Eddie Murphy Is Fired Up By Pacquiao & Mayweather, Jr. Fight

November 5th, 2011 3:00pm EDT
Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy is using press interviews around his new movie "Tower Heist" and his Oscars hosting gig to help promote a potential boxing clash between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

A big fight fan, Murphy recently hung out with Mayweather, Jr. in Las Vegas and he insists he's a longtime supporter of Pacquiao - and he can't wait for the two boxers to sort out their differences and get in the ring.

And Murphy's interest has been spiked by the news Mayweather, Jr. has tentatively booked the MGM Grand in Las Vegas next May for the big fight.

Appearing as a guest on late-night show...
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A Masked Michael Jackson Scared A Homeless Man With A Water Balloon

October 28th, 2011 9:15am EDT
Michael Jackson
Prankster Michael Jackson once took filmmaker Brett Ratner on a 4 a.m. water balloon mission and terrified a stunned homeless man.

Ratner and Jackson became close friends, and the director would often stay at the pop superstar's Neverland Ranch in Santa Barbara, California.

During an appearance on TV talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Wednesday, Ratner recalled one hilarious night with the King of Pop when the two pals and Jackson's driver Kato hit the country roads near Jackson's home armed with water balloons.

The moviemaker said, "He (Jackson) puts on a Hulk mask... and we're driving d...
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Mark Wahlberg's Pal Eats Two Giant Balls Of Wasabi, Drinks Three Cups Of Tabasco (Video)

September 29th, 2011 9:00pm EDT
Mark Wahlberg
Mark Wahlberg gave a heavy-set pal a big TV break on Wednesday when he introduced him as an extreme eating expert during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

The movie star/producer told Kimmel about his pal Nacho when he last appeared on the late-night show and he was thrilled when the host agreed to have him on the program alongside Wahlberg.

The Departed star explained that he first befriended his fellow guest after beating him up on the streets of Boston, Massachusetts in his youth and now they're close pals; Wahlberg uses him as his caddie when he's golfing and has employed him on mov...
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Jimmy Kimmel's Uncle Frank Dies At 77

August 23rd, 2011 9:10pm EDT
Frank Potenza
Beloved TV personality Frank Potenza has died at the age of 77.

Potenza has been a regular fixture on his nephew Jimmy Kimmel's late night TV chat show Jimmy Kimmel Live! for years, appearing in comedy skits and interviewing stars on film premiere red carpets.

A retired New York police officer, Potenza graduated from security man to star on the show.

He died on Tuesday morning. Details have not been released.
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'Gaga Goo Goo' - Lady Gaga's Fashion Line For Babies (Video)

July 31st, 2011 7:30pm EDT
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga showed off her new line of fashion for babies on Jimmy Kimmel Live last week, called "Gaga Goo Goo."

The spoof video showcased numerous tots all adorned in classic Gaga fashions, such as the infamous meat dress, the bubble dress, the Kermit the Frog dress and so on.

The hilarious sketch aired during her appearance on Kimmel's late night talk sohw. She also performed her latest hits "The Edge of Glory" and "You And I."

Check out the whole interview segment on Jimmy's YouTube page.
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Harrison Ford Settles A Feud... With Chewbacca (Video)

July 28th, 2011 3:00pm EDT
Han Solo and Chewbacca
Harrison Ford was busy setting up a deal for "Air Force One... 2" before his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live when an old enemy arrived. Of course, the last we saw Ford and Chewbacca they were still on speaking terms. Watch below:

"Daniel Craig's my Wookie bitch now!" Of course, Craig is Harrison's co-star in Cowboys & Aliens - funny, he didn't look all that hairy in the trailers.
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3-Year-Old Son Doesn't Like People Touching Christina Aguilera

May 27th, 2011 4:00pm EDT
Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera's three-year-old son Max is so "protective" of his pop star mom, he refuses to let anyone touch her without his permission.

The hitmaker admits her little boy has yet to grasp the fact that his mother is a superstar and he's constantly scolding anyone who gets too close for comfort.

During an appearance on late night show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Thursday, she says, "If he was here right now, when you shook my hand (to greet me) he'd be like, 'No! Don't touch my (mommy's) hand.'

"He doesn't get the whole thing yet that like mommy is a public personality. So he's very pr...
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Ginnifer Goodwin: 'I'm Not A Vegan Anymore'

May 12th, 2011 3:43pm EDT
Ginnifer Goodwin
Actress Ginnifer Goodwin has turned her back on veganism for health reasons.

The Walk The Line star was a committed non-meat and dairy girl for years - but a recent illness made her realize she'd have to relax her dietary rules.

She explains, "I'm not a vegan anymore... I'm always learning and growing and changing and there were some boring health issues... and so I did actually have to work some animal products back into my diet."

However, she's still serious about protecting animals and insists on buying produce from cruelty-free farms.

Goodwin adds, "The first thing I ate was an e...
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Gary Busey's Young Son Hospitalized

April 20th, 2011 8:26am EDT
Gary Busey
Gary Busey's one-year-old son Luke has been hospitalized for a childhood illness.

The health emergency came hours after Busey showed off a photo of his "beautiful gift from God" during an appearance on Monday night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" chat show.

The child is Busey's son with his fiancee Steffanie Sampson.

Details of what ails the child have not been released, but TMZ.com reports the tot is expected to be back home by the weekend.

Busey's spokeswoman tells the website, "Gary is very grateful to his fans for their love and support. Steffanie and Gary thank everyone for their get well p...
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Courteney Cox Feared David Arquette Was Secretly Gay (Video)

April 19th, 2011 7:39pm EDT
Courteney Cox
Courteney Cox feared she'd uncovered her husband David Arquette's gay secret while checking through the couple's iTunes download account.

The actress, who separated from Arquette last summer, was downloading songs when she decided to check back over the couple's purchasing history - to see what tunes her hip husband was picking.

And she came across a subscription to a gay website called Grinder.

Appearing on Monday's Jimmy Kimmel Live! show, she said, "There were a lot of books... and there were some songs, and then it said, 'Grinder - to find your same sex in your neighborhood'. I was l...
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Christian Slater & Billy Joel Form Impromptu Lounge Act

April 6th, 2011 10:16pm EDT
Christian Slater
Christian Slater and Billy Joel formed a new lounge double act during a recent vacation after becoming celebrity friends.

The actor had been performing Frank Sinatra numbers and standards with the house pianist in the remote restaurant he frequented when he discovered Joel had sailed his boat into port and set about befriending the Piano Man.

Slater turned island tour guide for Joel and his girlfriend and the musician showed his new pal around his luxury yacht.

But they really gelled at the restaurant after a ballsy Billy Joel fan challenged the rocker to play for diners.

Slater recalls...
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Britney Spears' Lost 'Jackass 3D' Scene (Video)

March 30th, 2011 9:30pm EDT
Britney Spears on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Johnny Knoxville visited the Jimmy Kimmel Live show Tuesday night and revealed that Britney Spears - the night's musical entertainment - shot a scene for Jackass 3D which, unfortunately, was left on the cutting room floor.

In the clip (which was actually commissioned by the show and shot earlier in the day, according to dickhouse.tv - home to Jackass on the web) - Knoxville and co. shot a version of the "Porta-Potty Bungee" with Britney in the hot seat.

If you've seen Jackass 3D, you know what the "Porta-Potty Bungee" is (for those of you who haven't, you can get an idea of what the real ...
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Mike Catherwood Says He And Lacey Schwimmer Were 'Romantic Lab Rats' On 'Dancing With The Stars'

March 30th, 2011 4:00pm EDT
Mike Catherwood Lacey Schwimmer Dancing with the Stars
Mike Catherwood, the first celebrity to get axed from Dancing with the Stars, told Jimmy Kimmel that ABC asked him to "tone it down" after he and his professional partner Lacey Schwimmer got a little too sexy.

"How do you tone it down?" Jimmy asked. "Well, you wear more clothes, for one. There's body parts you gotta hide... coming from the world of radio, I'm not used to that." He quipped, "I do my show in the nude."

He then said, "I had bamboo underwear made for me. Let's just say they add compression," while motioning to his groin. "In case there is any unfortunate change in direction....
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Charlie Sheen Kisses Jimmy Kimmel, Gives Away Tiger Blood T-Shirts (Video)

March 22nd, 2011 9:43am EDT
Jimmy Kimmel Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen made a surprise appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, interrupting an interview with Mark Cuban. Sheen then proceeded to make out with Jimmy, sign a vinyl record of that night's musical guest, and throw out Tiger Blood t-shirts to the audience.

Jimmy also offered the services of his band for the talk show/tour Charlie is set to begin. The tour has been sold out at every stop, although the former Two and a Half Men star plans on adding more dates.

"I can't stay," he said, making the crowd respond with "aww." Sheen then demanded, "Silence! I have a show to writ...
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'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Mixes Charlie Sheen Interview Audio With Charlie Brown in Hilarious Video

March 1st, 2011 10:15am EST
Kimmel
Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the audio track from Charlie Sheen's interview was mashed up and set to an animated video clip from a Charlie Brown cartoon. The result? Hilarious - check out the video below!

Charlie has another interview with Andrea Canning airing tonight on news show 20/20. That interview airs tonight at 10pm on ABC.

Watch two more CRAZY interviews with Charlie here; and check out a new clip from Charlie's 20/20 interview that was released on Good Morning America below.

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Lindsay Lohan Pokes fun at her Legal Woes in Jimmy Kimmel's Post-Oscars Exercise Video

February 28th, 2011 1:37pm EST
Humpilates
Lindsay Lohan made fun of her ongoing legal case over a stolen necklace during a video skit on the Jimmy Kimmel Live! post-Oscars show Sunday night.

The seven-minute video - which spoofs fitness infomercials - features a host of A-list actresses, including Scarlett Johansson, Minka Kelly, Jessica Biel, Jessica Alba, Eva Longoria, Kelly Ripa, Emily Blunt and Sofia Vergara all working out to "fitness guru" Jimmy K's (Kimmel) new workout program, "Hottie Body Humpilates."

"I train the ladies who fill the big screens and skinny jeans!" exclaims Jimmy K.

Each of the actresses goes on to share...
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Autumn Reeser: 'I'm Pregnant'

December 1st, 2010 7:58am EST
Autumn Reeser
Actress Autumn Reeser is expecting her first child with her writer/director husband Jesse Warren.

The former The O.C. star, 30, revealed the news during an appearance on late night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday, after confessing she was feeling self-conscious about her figure in her little black dress.

Initially joking about having a beer gut, she told presenter Kimmel, "I wanted to wear it (the dress) but I was a little nervous about wearing it tonight because it's a little tight and I'm carrying a little extra weight... I drank a lot of beer before I came here... No, I'm preg...
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Ke$ha Looks Frightening In Leopard-Print Tights, Sequined Hot Pants

November 23rd, 2010 4:00pm EST
Kesha
Ke$ha struggled to see straight as she left the "Jimmy Kimmel Live" studios wearing a crazy pair of novelty 3D glasses last night.

The pop star performed live on the talk show before stopping to sign autographs and chat with fans outside the Hollywood studios.

Fun fact! The recycled black dress the oddball pop star wore to the American Music Awards on Sunday night was "custom-made" from the remnants of her VHS video collection, which was wrecked when her Nashville, Tennessee storage facility was flooded earlier this year.

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Mandy Moore Looks Marvelous

October 30th, 2010 10:30am EDT
Mandy Moore
Mandy Moore made time to greet her fans after taping "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in Hollywood earlier this week.

Last month Mandy joined aid workers in the Central African Republic to experience first-hand the battle against malaria.

The star has teamed up with United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign and joined workers handing out long-lasting, insecticide-treated mosquito nets in the capital Bangui.

She stars in the upcoming animated film "Tangled" about a fair-haired beauty with long-flowing locks, a gallant hero with a heart of gold, and the evil witch who plots to keep these lo...
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Hilary Duff Flabbergasted By Fan's Tattoo

October 28th, 2010 2:25pm EDT
Hilary Duff
Hilary Duff was left aghast when a fan asked her to autograph his arm and then returned hours later with a tattoo of the signature.

The singer/actress agreed to scrawl her name on the arm of a young man before an appearance on TV show Jimmy Kimmel Live. And by the time she had wrapped up the interview, the fan had come back with a permanent reminder of his meeting with Duff.

She tells Jimmy Kimmel, "The first time I was here on your show I signed my first body part. Some kid said, 'Can you sign my arm?' I'm like, 'Whatever, I've signed weirder than that.' He went and got it tattooed whi...
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Carla Gugino Steams Up The Sidewalk On Her Way To 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

August 19th, 2010 6:39pm EDT
Carla Gugino
Carla Gugino wore a busty black dress and signed autographs before appearing on the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" show in Los Angeles on Wednesday. This is a drastic improvement over her fashion fail earlier this year.

Carla stars in the upcoming film "Sucker Punch," about a mental patient (Emily Browning) who escapes from her reality to deal with her abusive stepfather.

Not familiar with the actress? She starred in "Spin City" opposite Michael J. Fox; in the "Spy Kids" franchise; and played Sacajawea-obsessed guide Rebecca in "Night at the Museum." She also fronted the failed TV series "Karen S...
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Jason Schwartzman And Wife Expecting Baby

August 13th, 2010 12:15am EDT
Jason Schwartzman
Actor Jason Schwartzman is set to become a first-time dad - his wife is expecting a baby this December.

The "Rushmore" star wed designer Brady Cunningham in July 2009 and the couple will welcome the bundle of joy in time for Christmas.

Schwartzman broke the news during an interview on late night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Wednesday after the presenter quizzed him about his new facial hair.

He told host Jimmy Kimmel, "I'm expecting a child in December.

"I decided to grow out this moustache, so when we take photos, my boy or girl, whatever it is, they will be embarrassed. So I am n...
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Jada Pinkett-Smith Is A Goddess In White

July 30th, 2010 7:12pm EDT
Jada Pinkett-Smith
Jada Pinkett-Smith always looks so put together, and her appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday was no exception. But was she a little overdressed for the appearance in her sexy, one shouldered white dress?

Jada's daughter Willow also has a special fashion sense and is planning on launching her own fashion line.

The nine-year-old actress has embraced her own edgy, adult look and her clothing consultant Mariel Haenn, who also dresses Rihanna, is convinced Willow is a budding trend setter.

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Zac Efron Confirms Strip Club Visit, Says He Called Vanessa Hudgens First (Video)

July 30th, 2010 1:29pm EDT
Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens
Zac Efron was on Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote his new film Charlie St. Cloud, so of course the current issue of his recent strip club visit came up.

Zac confirms that he went to the club, but he thought it was going to be different. "I've heard a lot of about these places -- mostly from rap music. They're supposed to be pretty reputable, so I envisioned myself on a nice couch with T-Pain and Usher making it rain money. And it wasn't like that."

Kimmel asked if Zac spent $2,000, as alleged. He joked, "No, I spent more like 6... thousand."

Efron went on to say that he did call his girlfrie...
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Zac Efron Signs Autographs For Fans On The Way To A Taping

July 29th, 2010 8:30pm EDT
Zac Efron
A dapper Zac Efron greeted and signed autographs for fans prior to appearing on the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" show on Wednesday. He wore a blue-gray button down shirt and black slacks.

The actor admits he's still paying his dues in Hollywood. The 22-year-old star of "High School Musical," who was previously vying for the lead in the Spider-Man franchise, is desperate to sink his teeth into a meaty role but admits he has yet to earn the respect of movie fans.

He stars in the new film "Charlie St. Cloud" in which a young man forms a unique connection to the afterlife after surviving the tragic c...
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Christina Applegate Says Her Pregnancy Has Made Her Into An 'Insane Monster'

July 28th, 2010 8:28am EDT
Christina Applegate
Christina Applegate is suffering during her first pregnancy - the actress has endured awful morning sickness and is experiencing mood swings which turn her into an "insane monster".

The Samantha Who? star revealed earlier this month she is expecting a baby with her fiancé, Dutch musician Martyn Lenoble. The 38 year old appeared on Tuesday's Jimmy Kimmel Live! sporting a massive baby bump, which she later showed was a sweatshirt under her dress - and she used the interview to open up about her pregnancy so far.

Applegate explained, "I feel okay now. Oh god, I'm like text book right now -...
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