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Transgender 'Orange Is The New Black' Star Laverne Cox Makes Emmy History

July 10th, 2014 11:56pm EDT
Transgender 'Orange Is The New Black' Star Laverne Cox Makes Emm
Transgender actress Laverne Cox made history on Thursday by becoming the first openly transgender person to earn an Emmy nomination.

Cox, who plays transgender prisoner Sophia Burset in the Netflix series "Orange Is The New Black," will compete for the Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series award against co-stars Uzo Aduba and Natasha Lyonee as well as Joan Cusack (Shameless) and Melissa McCarthy (Saturday Night Live).

The popular series earned a total of 12 nominations, including nominations for Taylor Schilling (Best Actress) and Kate Mulgrew (Best Supporting Actress).

Cox is thr...

Garth Brooks Announces New Music & Tour

July 10th, 2014 10:34pm EDT
Garth Brooks Announces New Music & Tour
Garth Brooks is back. The country star has come out of retirement to record new music and embark on a world tour. The Grammy award winning singer, who has only performed occasionally since retiring in 2001 to focus on his family, has signed a deal with Sony Music and revealed the news during a media conference that streamed on his official website earlier today.

Brooks, 52, didn't release a date for his upcoming album, but hinted it would be this fall, revealing, "sometime around Black Friday is where we usually do our thing."

However, eager fans will finally be able to download digital c...

Stacey Dash Says Kanye West Should Go To Prison To Experience Rape

July 10th, 2014 8:44pm EDT
Stacey Dash
Kanye West is the latest celebrity to compare paparazzi intrusion to rape, and actress Stacey Dash has singled him out for his remarks. During the Wireless Festival in London, West complained about the people who take photos of his family and compared it to rape.

The former "Clueless" actress, who also appeared in the rapper's 2004 music video "All Falls Down," is a regular on Fox News show "Outnumbered." She commented: "For Kanye to say rape, maybe he needs to spend some time on Rikers Island… Go to Rikers for a little while and then he'll know what rape is."

She added, "I don't get cele...

Kim Kardashian Wears A Plunging Mint Gown At Paris Fashion Week

July 10th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
Kim Kardashian Wears A Plunging Mint Gown At Paris Fashion Week
Kim Kardashian took a short break from mommy duties by making a brief appearance at Paris Fashion Week on Thursday. The reality star showed up to the Valentino show wearing a hip-hugging mint gown that revealed quite a bit of cleavage.

She ducked rain drops as she entered the fashion show, later telling reporters she was only in town for one night because of her one-year-old daughter North.

"That's why I only came for one night, because you can't be away. When you're a mom everything changes. You just want to be home with your baby," she told E! News.

On a recent episode of "Keeping Up W...

Justin Bieber Ordered To Take Anger Management Class For Throwing Eggs At Neighbor's House

July 10th, 2014 11:01am EDT
Justin Bieber Ordered To Take Anger Management Class For Throwin
Justin Bieber has been sentenced to two years probation and five days of community service and ordered to take an anger management class as a result of throwing eggs at a neighbor's home in California in January.

On Wednesday the singer was arraigned in court on a misdemeanor charge. He wasn't present, but his attorney entered the plea on his behalf.

According to, Bieber must complete 12 weeks of anger counseling and pay his Calabasas neighbor $80,900 in restitution. Originally, damage from the eggs was estimated to be $20,000; however, the judge said repairs were actually four ti...

BBC Renews 'Orphan Black' For Third Season, Announces Two New Series

July 10th, 2014 8:33am EDT
BBC Renews 'Orphan Black' For Third Season, Announces Two New Se
BBC America anncounced during the Television Critics Association on Wednesday that it will be renewing its hit series "Orphan Black" for a third season.

The upcoming season will consist of 10 episodes and air in 2015. Season two ended in June, and over. 1.3 million viewers tuned in - a series high.

The program focuses on a woman named Sarah, an orphan whose life changes after she witnesses the suicide of a woman who looks just like her. There's no turning back once she learns the dead woman and she are clones.

The show has made a star of lead actress Tatiana Maslany, who won a TCA Award ...

Eva Mendes Is Pregnant With Ryan Gosling's Baby

July 9th, 2014 10:39pm EDT
Ryan Gosling
Eva Mendes, 40, and Ryan Gosling, 33, are reportedly expecting their first baby together. OK! magazine reports that the actress is seven months pregnant, and a source confirmed to "Access Hollywood" that the couple is indeed having a little one.

An insider told OK! "She's been ready for motherhood for a while now. And to be sharing this experience with Ryan is a dream come true for her!"

The couple starred in "The Place Beyond The Pines" together and started dating in 2011. The pair has been notoriously private about their romance, and even split up for a time, reportedly because Gosling ...

British Publication Apologizes To George Clooney About Mother-In-Law Claims

July 9th, 2014 9:08pm EDT
British Publication Apologizes To George Clooney About Mother-In
A British tabloid has apologized to George Clooney for publishing false information about his fiancee's family. The story implied the actor's future mother-in-law was opposed to his upcoming marriage to human rights attorney Amal Alamuddin because of religious beliefs.

Clooney bashed the Daily Mail article on Wednesday in a column for USA Today. He called claims in the story "completely fabricated" and accused editors of the U.K. newspaper and its internet counterpart, which originally published the story, of "inciting violence" by exploiting "religious differences where none exist."

In r...

Michelle Rodriguez & 10 Other Female Celebrities Who Have Dated Much Younger Men

July 9th, 2014 8:00pm EDT
Michelle Rodriguez & 10 Other Female Celebrities Who Have Dated
Michelle Rodriguez and Zac Efron's purported romance has been making headlines this week for several reasons. First, she's a self-described bisexual who recently dated a hot British model.

Rodriguez split with Cara Delevigne in May reportedly because of the model's constant partying with young female celebrities such as fellow model Suki Waterhouse and singer Rihanna.

But what's also getting tongues wagging is that Rodriguez is 10 years older than the actor. Rodriguez turns 36 this weekend, while Efron is a sprightly 26.

The Hollywood stars have been hanging out together in Italy, and ph...

The Mockingjay Lives In New 'Hunger Games' Teaser Trailer

July 9th, 2014 7:13pm EDT
The Mockingjay Lives In New 'Hunger Games' Teaser Trailer
Lionsgate just released the second teaser trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," which features President Snow (Donald Sutherland) delivering another feel-good speech about Panem.

While Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and Johanna Mason (Jena Malone) stand by his side, Snow declares: "Throughout this great nation, never have we been more unified. Because now more than ever, Panem is speaking with one voice. The Capitol and districts are bound together in solidarity."

The video is interrupted by Beetee Latier (Jeffrey Wright), who has hacked into the system to let the Capitol, and all...