Robert Downey Jr. Shares Touching Tribute To Mom Following Her Death

September 28th, 2014 10:53am EDT
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. has paid tribute to his late mom, Elsie, who passed away on Monday at the age of 80.

The "Iron Man" star took to Facebook on Friday to break the news of the sad event and to explain that a "generic 'obit'" wasn't enough to tell the world how influential she was in his life.

The actor says that his mother battled alcoholism from the mid-70s until 1990, and because of her he was able to kick his own addiction problems.

Downey Jr. wrote about his mother, saying that he needed to "run the risk of over sharing" the details of her life to make his point.

"My mom passed away ...
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Hot Pics: Sexy British Model Kelly Brook Out In Beverly Hills

September 28th, 2014 10:27am EDT
Hot Pics: Sexy British Model Kelly Brook Out In Beverly Hills
British model Kelly Brook showed off her voluptuous figure while running some errands in Beverly Hills on Thursday, wearing a sexy summer mini skirt and a sheer top.

The sexy supermodel, who returned from a vacation to Greece last week before heading out to the west coast, announced on Friday night that she's single again after breaking off her engagement to bodybuilder/actor and former Royal Marines commando David McIntosh.

Brook broke the news on twitter Friday, writing, "It's a sad Day but I wanted to share with you that David and I are no longer engaged. I love and respect him and wis...
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Former 'Good Morning America' Host Joan Lunden Is Winning Her Battle With Breast Cancer

September 28th, 2014 9:00am EDT
Joan Lunden People magazine
During her 17 years hosting Good Morning America from 1980-1997, Joan Lunden climbed Alaska's famed Mendenhall Glacier and bungee jumped off a 143-ft. bridge.

In 2003, after marrying second husband Jeff Konigsberg, she became one of the first celebrities to talk about the issue of infertility, when she opened up to PEOPLE about using a surrogate to have twins at age 52 - Kate and Max, now 11 - a process she then repeated two years later, welcoming a second set of twins, Kim and Jack, now 9. (She is also mom to Lindsay, 31, Jamie, 34, and Sarah, 27, with ex Michael Krauss.)

Lunden, now 64,...
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Happy Birthday!

September 28th, 2014 7:00am EDT
Naomi Watts
Happy Birthday to:

Actress Naomi Watts (1968)

Actor Frankie Jonas (2000)

Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak (1992)

Actress Kirsten Prout (1990)

Singer Esmee Denters (1988)

Actress Hilary Duff (1987)

Pussycat Doll Melody Thornton (1984)

Singer-songwriter St. Vincent (1982)

French singer Nolwenn Leroy (1982)

Actress Melissa Claire Egan (1981)

Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese (1972)

Actress Mira Sorvino (1967)

Singer Maria Canals Barrera (1966)

Actress Janeane Garofalo (1964)

Actress Laura Ceron (1964)

Actor Jeffrey Jones (1947)

Actor J.T. Walsh (1943; d. 1998)

Singer Ben E. King (...
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Check Out 'Transformers: Age Of Extinction' On DVD, Blu-ray & More Sept. 30

September 28th, 2014 6:35am EDT
Check Out 'Transformers: Age Of Extinction' On DVD, Blu-ray & Mo
In "Transformers: Age of Extinction," Autobots and Decepticons have all but disappeared from Earth following an epic showdown that saved the world but left a great city in tatters.

As humanity reorganizes after the battle, a shadowy group reveals itself in an attempt to control the direction of history while an ancient, powerful new menace threatens the planet.

With help from a new group of humans, Optimus Prime and the Autobots prepare to face their biggest challenge ever, which will ultimately lead to a climactic battle that pans the world.

Mark Wahlberg, Brenton Thwaites, Nicole Pelz,...
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Introducing Mr. & Mrs. Clooney!

September 27th, 2014 7:06pm EDT
George Clooney & Amal Alamuddin Marry In Venice
George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin tied the knot today in Venice, Italy. The actor, 53, and the British human rights attorney, 36, wed at the Aman Canal Grande. Journalist and former mayor of Rome, Walter Veltroni, officiated the ceremony.

The actor's rep confirmed to People: "George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin were married today in a private ceremony in Venice, Italy."

The event was a star-studded event and included Clooney's "Ocean's Eleven" co-star Matt Damon, US singer Bono, actress Ellen Barkin, actor John Krasinski, actress Emily Blunt, Vogue editor Anna Wintour, Clooney's best pal ...
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8 Potential Breakout Stars In Television

September 27th, 2014 5:08pm EDT
8 Potential Breakout Stars In Television
You know them: the actor who's really good at what they do, but for whatever reason, doesn't get as much attention as they deserve. Maybe they're on a show that doesn't have a huge audience. Maybe they get less screen time than their costars. Maybe they ought to have won several awards by now and they've never even been nominated. But you love watching them every week, and you just wish everyone else would give them more respect already.

The 2014-2015 TV season has quite a few of those actors, several of whom are poised to break through to bigger story arcs and wider acclaim. Whether they'...
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Chelsea Clinton Welcomes Daughter Charlotte

September 27th, 2014 4:30pm EDT
Chelsea Clinton
Chelsea Clinton is a first-time mom. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and potential presidential nominee Hillary Clinton welcomed daughter Charlotte on Friday.

Chelsea revealed the news on Twitter:

Marc and I are full of love, awe and gratitude as we celebrate the birth of our daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky.

— Chelsea Clinton (@ChelseaClinton) September 27, 2014

The former First Daughter announced she and husband Mar Mezvinsky were expecting back in April.

In August, Chelsea announced she was quitting her correspondent job at NBC. She wrote on Facebook: "To cont...
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Robert Downey, Jr. Mourns Death Of Mom Elsie, A Role Model & Ball Buster

September 27th, 2014 3:53pm EDT
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.'s mother Elsie died on Monday at the age of 80, and the actor made a heartfelt tribute to her on Facebook on Friday.

Downey, Jr. revealed details about his mother's life. She battled alcoholism in the 1970s but got sober and later inspired the actor to get clean. Elsie also suffered from heart disease and endured a number of health problems this year.

The actor wrote, "My mom passed away early this week... I wanna say something about her life, and a generic 'obit' won't suffice... While I strived to have the kind of success that eluded her, my own addiction repeatedly fo...
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Interview: Jeremy Renner Talks 'Kill The Messenger,' 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron,' And His 'Bourne' Future

September 27th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
Interview: Jeremy Renner Talks 'Kill The Messenger,' 'Avengers:
Jeremy Renner is an actor's actor. At least that's what we've come to believe. In the short time since he's exploded into the mainstream with an Oscar-nominated performance in Kathryn Bigelow's "The Hurt Locker", Renner has become something of a multi-purpose performer. He's proven his capabilities in a variety of different genres, from bank robbers to superheroes, and he seems keen on stretching his talents as far as they can go.

In his new film, the politically-charged thriller "Kill The Messenger", Renner takes on the true life tale of San Jose Mercury News journalist Gary Webb, wh...
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