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Jimmy Kimmel's Uncle Frank Dies At 77

August 23rd, 2011 9:10pm EDT
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Click for more great Charlie Sheen pictures:
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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
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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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Miley Cyrus Stole Doomed Chickens From California Farm

March 31st, 2010 9:58pm EDT
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Miley Cyrus has confessed to stealing chickens from a California farm.

The teen singer was visiting the farm with her father and brother Braison when they discovered the fluffy chicks would be fed to snakes at a nearby zoo that evening.

Her horrified father, Billy Ray, ordered his kids to stuff the birds in their pocket and make off with them.

Cyrus recalls, "They were gonna take the chickens and feed them to the snakes at the end of the night and my dad was like, 'That's the most awful thing I've ever heard.' They pulled me and my little brother Braison aside, and he was like, 'Put one ...
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Sarah Silverman Still In Love With Jimmy Kimmel

March 16th, 2010 10:56pm EDT
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Comedienne Sarah Silverman "will always love" her ex-boyfriend Jimmy Kimmel, and she's convinced they will still grow old and "die together."

The couple began dating in 2003 before splitting in 2008 after five years together. They later reunited, but ended the relationship for good early last year.

Silverman has since embarked on a new romance with "Family Guy" writer Alec Sulkin, while Kimmel was rumored to be dating a writer on his hit TV show, "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

But the funnywoman is adamant she will always have feelings for her ex-boyfriend.

She tells Playboy magazine, "We were to...
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PiL Return To U.S. After 18 Years

March 5th, 2010 9:26am EST
John Lydon of PiL
John Lydon's punk collective Public Image Limited (PiL) will make their first U.S. TV appearance in 18 years when they perform on late night show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on April 7.

The former Sex Pistols star regrouped PiL last year and announced a string of North American live shows, beginning with a performance at next month's Coachella festival in California.

But, before the festival, the band, featuring Bruce Smith and Lu Edmonds, will perform on Kimmel's Bud Light Golden Wheat Outdoor Stage on April 7.

PiL's last U.S. TV performance was in 1992.

The band returned in December for seve...
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Adam Lambert Loses Two More TV Appearances

December 3rd, 2009 1:29pm EST
Adam Lambert Loses Two More TV Spots
Adam Lambert's controversial performance at the American Music Awards last month has cost him two more appearances on TV after network bosses were flooded with complaints about his racy set.

The openly gay star stunned viewers with his finale at the AMAs on November 22nd by groping his dancers onstage and kissing a male keyboard player, causing more than 1,500 people to file complaints with ABC.

The uproar prompted ABC executives to axe Lambert's promotional appearance on breakfast TV show Good Morning America just days later.

Lambert has refused to apologize for his stunt, but ...
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Kelly Clarkson Gives Free Concert At Hollywood & Highland

September 16th, 2009 9:02am EDT
Kelly Clarkson
Just days before she was set to take the stage as an official inductee into VH1's Diva Hall of Fame, Kelly Clarkson performed for a much different crowd in L.A. Instead of looking out into a sea of industry people when Clarkson took the Jimmy Kimmel Live stage last night at Hollywood & Highland to perform a mini concert as part of the Samsung AT&T Summer Krush Groove outdoor concert series, she was greeted by smiling, cheering, and downright screaming fans.

This was an audience that had been warmed up by Samsung Summer Krush Opening Act Competition winners The Lives of Famous Men, a band...
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Jennifer Connelly Allows Her Children To Curse At Home

September 10th, 2009 8:54am EDT
Jennifer Connelly
"I'm very against rudeness, I believe in manners, I believe in discipline, but other things that people are very uptight about, I'm not... I'm not uptight about cursing. I won't let my kids say, 'You're a f--king a--hole' - because that's rude...(I say) 'Don't go to school and say, Teacher, pass me a f--king pencil.'" Jennifer Connelly has no problems with her kids swearing at home.

Jennifer has a 6-year-old child, Stellan, with husband Paul Bettany and a 12-year-old son, Kai, from a previous relationship with photographer David Dugan. Jennifer explained on Jimmy Kimmel Live that words...
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Robin Williams Shocks With Late-Night TV Antics (Video)

August 27th, 2009 10:48pm EDT
Robin Williams Jimmy Kimmel Live
Funnyman Robin Williams stunned late-night TV viewers on Wednesday by pretending to snort cocaine and masturbate during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! The actor/comedian made his entrance on the show by picking up Kimmel's pen and pretending to hoover a line of coke from the host's desk up his nose.

A chuckling Kimmel said, "I know they told you to stop doing that."

The World's Greatest Dad star also shocked as he talked about recent surgery to replace a heart valve, joking he had a baboon heart switch - and then pretending he had side effects as he started pretending to masturba...
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