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10 Celebrity Philanthropists

July 28th, 2012 9:07am EDT
Oprah
Sometimes celebrities break out of the standard Hollywood mold of dropping huge sums of money on lavish cars and houses, and instead decide to support a greater cause. While celebrity powerhouses like Oprah Winfrey and Brangelina are well known for being big contributors to charity, we are going to take a look at the top ten celebrity philanthropists, as according to Forbes, of this year.

10. Sam Simon- The Simpsons co-creator has dished out $1,800,000 to the Sam Simon Foundation, which focuses on using dogs for the aid of others. Programs established by the foundation work to have dog...
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AJ Johnson Opens Up About 'Chicagolicious'

June 24th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
AJ Johnson
Starpulse chatted with Chicagolicious star AJ Johnson and talked to him about his salon, reality show, and what he is working on now. AJ is the owner of AJ's Salon in Chicago, which is featured in Style Network's new reality TV show. AJ does hair for the likes of supermodel Iman, Jennifer Hudson, and Angela Bassett, to name a few. Check out the interview below:

SP: Can you begin by telling us a little bit about Chicagolicious?

AJ Johnson: It’s a reality show based here in Chicago. I own a salon here in the River West area. It’s a very diverse staff and clientele. We do all type of hair an...
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Adrienne Bailon And Julissa Bermudez Talk Pasts, Presents And Futures

June 18th, 2012 1:20pm EDT
Empire Girls: Julissa & Adrienne
Starpulse caught up with Empire Girls:Julissa and Adrienne stars Adrienne Bailon and Julissa Bermudez and talked to the girls about their opinions on love, reality tv, and what sets their shows apart from others. The show follows the best friends attempting to conquor their dreams in the big apple and achieve their goals before turning thirty.

Adrienne is best known for being a part of the band 3LW and Disney's The Cheetah Girls, as well as dating Rob Kardashian. Now, she is working on a new solo album and setting herself apart as an independant Latina artist. She also revealed that she ha...
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Lauren Toyota Says MMVA Co-hosts LMFAO Might Show Up Naked

June 15th, 2012 12:10pm EDT
Lauren Toyota
We caught up with Lauren Toyota, who will be co-hosting the 2012 MuchMusic Video Awards with party rockers LMFAO, and she told us what to expect from this year’s MMVAs. This awards show is the second largest show that Canada puts on and attracts celebrities from all across the globe. Its unique in format and one of the biggest street parties around. “It is totally unique than all the other awards shows on television because we basically throw a huge block party [and] we close down the two main streets in Toronto,” Lauren shared.

The show is also much more fan-interactive than most TV award...
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Lil Wayne Attempts To Get Into NBA Playoff Game Without A Ticket

June 1st, 2012 9:20am EDT
Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne made it seem like the Oklahoma City Thunder had a problem with him and denied him entry on Thursday (May 31) night to see the playoff game versus the San Antonio Spurs. It turns out the misunderstanding was his fault. He tweeted,"Going to go to the Thunder game tonight but was denied by the team to be in their arena. Wow."

After causing a bit of a stir, a rep for the OCT Thunder told TMZ, "We did not deny him. His representatives contacted us about court side tickets and we told them we are completely sold out." Oklahoma City sold out every home game this year, so Lil Wayne shoul...
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Free Justin Bieber Concert Causes Chaos In Norway

May 30th, 2012 9:15pm EDT
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber kicked off his European tour in Oslo, Norway on Wednesday (May 30), but things didn't go as smoothly as expected.

The 18-year-old singer was forced to start 30 minutes early in an attempt to settle down the crowd of thousands of Beliebers who were overwhelming local authorities.

“At 920 2nite Im going to do a free show 4 u the fans at the Opera House here in Oslo...for the show to happen u must all listen to the police," Justin tweeted.

Just a couple of hours before the show, the "Boyfriend" singer learned of the chaos his fans were causing and took to his twitter account...
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'American Idol' Bikini Girl Pleads 'Not Guilty' to DUI

May 30th, 2012 9:13am EDT
Katrina Darrell
Katrina Darrell is most famously known for being the girl who auditioned for "American Idol" back in 2009 in nothing but a bikini and fighting with judge Kara DioGuardi over who was a better singer. While she was once "Bikini Girl," she may now be nothing more than a wannabe-washup D-lister who wound up in the DUI books.

Darrell was charged last month in LA with two counts of misdemeanor hit-and-run as well as one count of DUI. The charges happened after Katrina ran a red light and smashed into another car, then proceeded to flee the scene. This all happened with her mom riding shotgun. La...
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