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Christina Aguilera Wants To Visit Haiti, Deliver Food, Go To Orphanages

5/10/2010 8:55am EDT
Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera is planning a trip to Haiti to aid the earthquake-ravaged nation as part of her role as an ambassador for the United Nations World Food Program.

The "Beautiful" hitmaker was inspired to step up her charity work after becoming a mother to her baby boy Max in 2008 and traveled to Guatemala last year as the organization's spokesperson to witness the health programs already in place for mothers and children.

During an appearance on Oprah Winfrey's talk show on Friday, Aguilera said, "A child dies every six seconds of hunger, which is a huge statistic for me. After having my...

Kristen Stewart Doesn't Care If People Think She's Ugly

5/10/2010 8:34am EDT
Kristen Stewart
"Twilight" star Kristen Stewart is angered when critics question her dedication to her career.

She explained, "(I don't care if) people go onto the internet and say I'm ugly. (But) I hate it when they say I'm ungrateful, and I f**king hate it when they say I don't give a shit, because nobody cares more than I do."

Meanwhile, Robert Pattinson and Kristen's closest aides have confirmed the actors are dating "100 percent" in an off-air chat with Oprah Winfrey. A source who was at the taping of the episode, says, "Both Rob and Kristen's people then confirmed ahead of time they are together an...

Oprah Does 'Tequila Shots' After Met Gala

5/4/2010 1:54pm EDT
Oprah Winfrey
Oprah's plans after Monday night's glam Met Gala?

"I like tequila and I will have a few shots this evening!" the Oscar de la Renta-clad talk show host -- who co-chaired the fete with Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour -- told UsMagazine.com on the red carpet.

Added her best pal Gayle King, "Oprah loves tequila shots! Yes! She sure does!

"She doesn't get, you know, crazy, but she enjoys a good tequila shot!" added King.

Winfrey, 56, told Us she decided to wear her hair curly so it would last through the night. "This is my hair down and me partying!" she said.

Indeed, an Us eyewitness sp...

Naomi Campbell Makes Excuses For Her Bad Behavior

5/3/2010 9:37pm EDT
Naomi Campbell
Naomi Campbell insists she's not a "petulant diva" who throws phones at maids and slaps drivers when she doesn't get her own way - she just gets angry when people she trusts let her down.

The supermodel has had to address her anger issues professionally after a series of well-publicised outbursts.

She was punished for attacking airline staff on a British Airways flight and pleaded guilty to a charge of reckless assault against her employee Ana Scolavino, and was sentenced to five days community service in New York and ordered to attend two days of anger management classes in January 2007....

Todd Bridges Talks Graphically To Oprah About Child Molestation

4/29/2010 8:49am EDT
Todd Bridges
Former child star Todd Bridges broke down as he read an extract from his memoirs on "Oprah" on Wednesday because his own words brought back terrible memories of a childhood molestation.

Oprah Winfrey asked the ex-"Diff'rent Strokes" star to read from his book, "Killing Willis," after he revealed how the sex acts had begun when he was just 11.

The actor explained that a trusted male mentor and publicist had treated him to gifts and urged him to ignore the adulation of screaming girl fans before sexually abusing him.

Bridges started reading and lost his composure as he fought back tears. H...

This Week's Shining & Falling Stars: Paulina Porizkova & Octomom

4/23/2010 8:40am EDT
Paulina Porizkova & Octomom
Every week Starpulse will be highlighting the highs and lows in Hollywood, particularly those who shined and those who, well, didn't.

Shining Star - Paulina Porizkova

Now we're all for peace, love, etc. but we also like when a celeb tells it like it is! That's just what Paulina Porizkova did in a blog she posted this week.

The former model and "America's Next Top Model" judge laid the supermodel smackdown on some of Hollywood's nipped and tucked celebs.

According to the New York Daily News, Porizkova wrote that comparing classic stars, such as Audrey Hepburn and Jean Harlow, to the ...

Kenny Chesney Chose Music Over Renee Zellweger

4/10/2010 9:07am EDT
Kenny Chesney
Country superstar Kenny Chesney has opened up about his failed marriage to Renee Zellweger, confessing he couldn't make his career and life with the actress work together.

The Oscar winner annulled the marriage just a few months after the couple exchanged vows in May, 2005, citing fraud - and neither she nor Chesney have spoken about the real reasons for the split.

But, during an appearance on TV show Oprah on Friday, the singer/songwriter admitted he couldn't maintain the "house" his career had become and married life at the same time - and his professional life won.

Chesney explained...

Winfrey To Face Former Headmistress In Court

3/16/2010 10:43pm EDT
Oprah Winfrey-KMY-000728.jpg
Oprah Winfrey will have to defend herself in a defamation suit over comments she made about the former headmistress of her all-girls school in South Africa, a judge has ruled.

The talk show host has been ordered to attend trial in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 29.

Former headmistress Nomvuyo Mzamane accused Winfrey of suggesting she was not trustworthy in comments she made during a 2007 press conference following a sex abuse scandal at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls, near Johannesburg.

A dorm matron was later charged with abusing students.

Following the scandal, th...

Eve Plumb's Rep Dismisses Feud Rumors

3/3/2010 3:00pm EST
Eve Plumb
A representative for former Brady Bunch star Eve Plumb has dismissed rumors a feud with cast mate Maureen McCormick led to the cancellation of a planned TV reunion. Plumb and McCormick, who played onscreen sisters Jan and Marsha Brady, fell out in 2007 after McCormick published her autobiography Here's the Story, alleging she enjoyed a lesbian affair with her former co-star.

Plumb denied the claims, accusing McCormick of making up the story to sell more books.

The reported feud is said to have derailed a planned Brady Bunch reunion on the Oprah Winfrey Show in 2009, and subsequent plans ...

Shining & Falling Stars Of The Week: Kardashian Clan & Tiger Woods

2/23/2010 12:38pm EST
Tiger Woods & Kourtney Kardashian
Every week Starpulse will be highlighting the highs and lows in Hollywood, particularly those who shined and those who, well, didn't.

Shining Star of the Week - The Kardashian Clan

Those Kardashian sisters know how to create some maaaayjah drama (or at least their show's producers do!)

The season finale of Keeping Up With the Kardashians drew in record numbers for the E! network. Nearly 5 million people tuned in to catch Kourtney give birth to Mason Dash Disick and patch things up with on/off (and apparently "off" again) boyfriend Scott.

Keep it up, you Kardashians!

Fallen Star of...

Oprah Winfrey Angers Her Staff With 'No Phone Zone Pledge'

2/11/2010 10:24am EST
Oprah Winfrey Angers Her Staff With
Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is hoping to reduce the number of accidents on the roads - she's asked her employees to set an example by promising never to use a cell phone while driving. The TV titan launched her "No Phone Zone pledge" after taping a recent episode of her The Oprah Winfrey Show, which featured a couple who lost their son when a distracted driver hit their car while talking on a cell phone.

Workers on the show have been asked to sign a document that reads, "I pledge to make my car a No Phone Zone. Beginning right now, I will do my part to help put an end to distracted drivin...

Grammy Winner Corinne Bailey Rae's 'The Sea' Set For Jan. 26 Release

12/9/2009 7:56pm EST
Corinne Bailey Rae
"I'd Do It All Again," the first single from Grammy winner Corinne Bailey Rae's forthcoming album, "The Sea", goes to radio this week and will be available at all digital retailers in early January. A sweeping, defiant declaration of love and faith, the song is one of many highlights on "The Sea", set for January 26th release on EMI's Capitol Records.

"Rae has undergone a tidal shift towards a raw, less manicured sound," said The Times of one of her recent London performances. "'Are You Here' was a spiraling elegy in which she eschewed lyrical enunciation in favor of elemental anguish… ...

Mariah Carey's 'Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel' Set For Sept. 29 Release

9/18/2009 7:23pm EDT
Mariah Carey
After setting a long list of new chart records with her most recent hit "Obsessed," interna­tional superstar Mariah Carey, the top-selling female recording artist in history, now follows-up with her remake of Foreigner's classic "I Want To Know What Love Is" as the second single pick from her forthcoming new album on Island Records, "Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel".

The special 2-CD package – disc one containing the full album, enhanced disc two containing four remixes plus two videos – is scheduled to arrive in-stores on September 29th. On Friday, September 18th, Mariah will make a spe...

Dr. Oz Says 'More Sex Will Save Your Life'

8/12/2009 9:59am EDT
Dr. Oz
Frequent Oprah guest Dr. Oz is getting his own syndicated talk show and he has a plan to bring medical education to the public. You might not believe what he's got on his agenda.

"There are three problems women face over the age of 35," Oz said. "Lack of sex, we have a sexual famine in America right now. Lack of energy, and an understanding of what's going on hormonally so they can customize it to themselves. Women are the army for us on the show. You're the ones that will go out and spread the word in your communities and in your families. Although we know from your experience with M...

10 Ways 'Heroes' Could Be Improved

4/6/2009 2:30pm EDT
After a much-praised first season, NBC's Heroes took a tumble, then a dive, and though producers desperately tried to resuscitate the show, there didn't seem to be any signs of life. "Volume Four: Fugitives" showed some promise, but the stranglehold on "Heroes" is strong, prompting many fans to believe that it's too late to save it. Instead of sitting around and moping, here are 10 suggestions to get the drama off life support and breathing on its own:

1. Kill Nathan Petrelli. The flying Judas has had too many reprieves already, what with miraculously surviving two bullets to the che...

Rihanna & Chris Brown Set For Oprah Showdown?

3/31/2009 10:48am EDT
Rihanna has reportedly demanded her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown publicly apologizes for allegedly attacking her in February on an upcoming Oprah Winfrey Show episode.

Sources tell Look Magazine that Oprah Winfrey has been secretly talking with the Umbrella hitmaker after she told the R&B star not to reconcile with Brown on her daily show.

But Rihanna wants her on/off boyfriend to sit beside her on Oprah's sofa. She is rumoured to have asked Brown to not only pay a visit to Oprah but apologise to her on the show.

Sources tell the publication, "Rihanna has been talking to Oprah Wi...

Tom Cruise: How He Should Salvage His Image

1/9/2009 10:30am EST
Tom Cruise
He has been one of the most well known actors in Hollywood for almost three decades now, and there are few people who can deny the star power of that shiny giant grin. Thomas Cruise Mapother IV, known to the world as Tom Cruise, is a figure of gossip, lust, admiration, disgust, celebrity, confusion, and in the past few years his reputation has gotten steadily tarnished. Perhaps it was the Oprah Winfrey Show and his newfound love with Katie Holmes, who once had pictures him plastered on her walls, or his war with Brooke Shields over post partum, or how he sometimes laughs for several minutes...

Leona Lewis Has The First #1 Single From A British Female Solo Artist In Over 20 Years

3/27/2008 10:41am EDT
Leona Lewis
Leona Lewis, who has taken the world by storm with her international hit single "Bleeding Love," has now conquered the U.S, claiming the Number One spot on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. It has been 21 years since a British female solo artist has achieved this milestone, not since Kim Wilde's cover of The Supremes' "You Keep Me Hangin' On" in 1987, according to Billboard Magazine. Leona's debut single "Bleeding Love" entered the Hot 100 chart six weeks ago, and each consecutive week has increased over 40 %, and in the last two weeks, the single has exploded with 80% increases each week.


The Top 5 Dream Jobs On Television

3/21/2008 2:00pm EDT
American Idol judge Paula Abdul
For us everyday laborers, watching TV can be a soothing escape from a stressful workday. For some of the people we see on TV, however, their awesome jobs are their reward. Let's take a look, in no particular order, at some of the dream jobs we'd like to escape into for a day.

Real World/Road Rules Cast Members Making a Living on Real World/Road Rules Challenges

This award goes to Mike "The Miz" Mizanin, Eric "How You Like These Abs" Nies, Katie "Crazy Eyes" Doyle, Coral "Beat B#*ches Up" Smith, Beth "Will Be Turning 50 and Still Doing This" Stolarczyk, Veronica "Mean Girl" Por...

Kate Hudson & Owen Wilson: Back On?

3/7/2008 4:23pm EST
Kate Hudson
Celebrity romances are either fabricated stories for the press, a way to sell magazines, or denied by the couple's publicists until the time is right, which is usually when there is a visible ring on a starlet's finger or a baby bump. That is unless you're Tom Cruise and you want to profess your undying love by jumping on a couch on the Oprah Winfrey show!

In the case of Kate Hudson, 28, and Owen Wilson, 39, recent sightings together have raised eyebrows for the one time admitted couple. Could they be hooking up once again? Is this just a publicity stunt? Does Kate feel bad that she p...

Josh Groban's 'Noel' Is Fourth Consecutive Multi-Platinum CD

12/12/2007 5:08pm EST
Josh Groban
Josh Groban's faithful fans are growing by the millions; it was confirmed today by the news that copies of his Christmas album Noel are flying out of record stores in unprecedented numbers. The runaway success of Groban's magnificent collection of holiday classics will be Groban's fourth multi-platinum album in a row.

"Noel" sold well over one million copies in the last two weeks and remains the Number One album in America after eight weeks on the pop charts.

"Noel" is also the first Christmas album to reach No. 1 in 13 years with industry buzzing that it may be one of the bigges...

Tis The Season For Josh Groban

12/7/2007 7:00pm EST
Josh Groban
Josh Groban's holiday album, Noel (released Oct 9) is now Double Platinum & still hanging on to the #1 chart position again this week with 500,000+ copies sold! Josh will be making lots of Holiday TV appearances which kicked off with Oprah on her 'Favorite Things' show Nov. 20.

Below are three full audio streams from Noel as well as a listing of Josh's upcoming TV appearances, don't miss him!

Josh Groban TV appearances:

12/l0 - Rachael Ray Show - (Airing week of 12/l0; TBA)

12/17 - Oprah Winfrey Show (re-airing of Oprah's Favorite Things)

12/24 - Larry King Live


Babyface Adds Tour Dates

11/1/2007 5:48pm EDT
Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds will return to the road for his first U.S. tour date schedule in years this fall, in support of Playlist. His newest album is the first release on the newly re-launched Mercury Records label, and feat­ur­es his new Top 10 version of James Taylor's "Fire & Rain." The U.S. tour has just been expanded to a dozen cities, opening Friday, November 23rd at The Paramount Theater in Oakland, CA, and running to December 14th at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk, VA. Kenny's special guest is Ayo, the critically-acclaimed, International platinum soul singer/songwriter whose U.S. debut C...

15 Memorable Music Scenes On Film

10/16/2007 10:08am EDT
William Shakespeare
As a film junkie and music geek I always look forward to seeing what songs directors will put in certain scenes to create the right mood. Finding the perfect song isn't always easy. The song has to fit that key moment or it could ruin the movie.

Following is a list of songs that have really made a movie scene stand out. I'm sure you will notice two things about me: I love chick flicks and 80's movies. This wasn't an easy task. I found over 50 songs and cut the list down to 15 with a few honorable mentions.

15) "Kissing You" by Des'Ree from the movie "Romeo + Juliet" (1996)


Black Enterprise Magazine Announces The 'Top 50 Hollywood Power Brokers'

2/13/2007 10:48am EST
Will Smith
As the entertainment industry prepares to celebrate excellence during the 79th Annual Academy Awards, Black Enterprise (BE) just unveiled its 2007 list of the "Top 50 Power Brokers in Hollywood." In the March cover feature, BE spotlights the growing number of African Americans who have achieved record influence in show business.

The roster not only includes household names such as cover subject Will Smith, who together with partner James Lassiter produced the recent Oscar-nominated smash The Pursuit of Happyness, but also African American corporate executives, agents, lawyers, and ent...

Kirstie Alley to Star in US Remake of 'The Vicar of Dibley'

2/7/2007 9:45am EST
Kirstie Alley
Kirstie Alley is set to star in a US version of hit British comedy The Vicar of Dibley. The former Cheers actress, 56, will star in The Minister of Divine as a preacher who returns to the small town where she was once a teenage rebel.

Fox TV will make a pilot episode of the new comedy, co-produced by Vicar creator Richard Curtis, before deciding whether to go ahead with a complete series.

British comedienne Dawn French has played the lead role in The Vicar of Dibley since it began in 1994.

Since Cheers ended in 1993, Kirstie has had roles in several comedy sitcoms including V...

The Top 10 TV Moments of 2006, According to TiVo

12/14/2006 12:37pm EST
Katie Couric
As the year draws to a close, American TV viewers reveal their top picks for the most memorable TV moments of 2006 in a poll conducted by TiVo Inc. These are the moments that got America talking, from the shocking to the hilarious, and stopped viewers in their tracks, becoming the subject of water-cooler conversations, website and blog chatter, and, in some cases, pop culture phenomena in their own right.

Top TV Moments of 2006 Survey Results

1 Katie Couric's last day on "Today"

2 Mel Gibson's interview with Diane Sawyer after his DWI arrest

3 Oprah tells autho...

Superstar Mary J. Blige Tops Off A "Breakthrough" Year With "Reflections-A Retrospective" Out Dec. 12

11/8/2006 3:14pm EST
Mary J Blige
To state that 2006 was one of the biggest years of Mary J. Blige's career isn't hype. It is truth. In 2006 there was no bigger story or artist, in any genre, than Mary J. Blige. Thanks to a chart-topping album, history making #1 single, galvanizing television appearances and a sold out tour, 2006 became the 12-month span in which the multiple platinum selling, Grammy winning Queen of Hip Hop Soul scaled new creative, personal and commercial heights. So after all of those dazzling achievements what does Mary J. do to top it? Simple. She rewards her fans by recording yet another classic in ...

Oprah Will Not Host Jennifer Aniston's Wedding

4/18/2006 9:59am EDT
Oprah Winfrey will not throw a lavish multi-million wedding for Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn. The talk show giant had reportedly been planning to splash out $8 million on the event for her actress friend and her Swingers star boyfriend. But Aniston has now joined Oprah on her program, The Oprah Winfrey Show, to help put the record straight.

The former Friends star said: "The rumors are so unbelievable. For us, I guess, at a certain point, you have no other choice but to think it's funny."

Oprah added that there is no party planned, would not be giving the couple a $1 million ...

Tom Cruise: Worse Than Saddam Hussein

3/24/2006 9:58am EST
Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise is even less popular than Saddam Hussein. The 'Mission Impossible' star was voted the person people would least like to go camping overnight with in a recent poll. The actor took a massive 41 per cent of the vote in the survey, conducted by Stuff magazine, ahead of the Iraqi dictator. It is not the only unwanted accolade Cruise has scooped in recent weeks.

The Hollywood heavyweight recently suffered the embarrassment of 'winning' a Razzie for his outrageous behaviour in 2005. He was awarded the newly-created Most Tiresome Tabloid Target prize at the ceremony - which acknowle...