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Kermit The Frog Risks Going Dormant For The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

August 21st, 2014 3:46pm EDT
Kermit The Frog Risks Going Dormant For The ALS Ice Bucket Chall
Kermit The Frog joined the ALS Ice Bucket Challeng on Wednesday, posting his video to YouTube.

The "Muppets Most Wanted" star took the challenge in a "hot, sticky swamp" and told viewers that despite his willingness to support the cause, dumping ice cold water on himself could have some serious side effects.

"I am ready to accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from [World Wrestling Entertainment CEO] Vince McMahon -- in which, by the way, he referred to me as a pesky amphibian," Kermit says in his video.

"To which, I reply, 'Oh yeah?!'

"Being an amphibian, it turns out that evidently gett...
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Another 'Today' Show Baby Arrives

August 21st, 2014 2:30pm EDT
Carson Daly and wife Siri Pinter
"The Voice" host Carson Daly and wife Siri Pinter welcomed their third child on Wednesday, daughter London Rose.

The TV host, who also serves as the social media correspondent on "Today," shared photos of his new arrival on the show Thursday morning.

"Baby and Siri are right here," he said via a Facetime chat. "They're doing very well. It's incredible. We thought this was going to happen on Saturday and it didn't. We went home. It was a long couple days of waiting.

"Finally yesterday I got a call ... It was Siri saying 'Come on, come on! It's happening right now!' and like out of a movie...
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Chloe Grace Moretz Reveals Why She Had A Body Double For 'If I Stay'

August 21st, 2014 1:35pm EDT
Chloe Grace Moretz
Chloe Grace Moretz admitted that she used a body double for her work in new film "If I Stay."

The 17-year-old rising star plays a cello prodigy named Mia Hall in the film, and that's where her double was needed, because Chloe had no clue how to play the instrument.

During an appearance Tuesday night on Chelsea Lately, host Chelsea Handler let the cat out of the bag, after which Moretz joked, "Don't ruin the movie magic!"

The actress' head was superimposed on her double's body for the scenes where she's playing, but at least she can't say she didn't try.

"I tried to learn the cello for s...
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Julianne Hough Joins 'Dancing With The Stars' Judging Panel

August 21st, 2014 1:00pm EDT
Julianne Hough
Dance pro Julianne Hough is returning to "Dancing With The Stars" - as a judge. The dancer/singer/actress won twice on the show and will be joining Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli, and Len Goodman. The news was revealed this morning on "Good Morning America."

Hough said she was excited to join the judging team. "'Dancing With the Stars' has always been a part of my family. That’s where it all began for me, so .... It just felt like the right time and the right opportunity," she explained.

Hough won the coveted mirror ball trophy with Apolo Anton Ohno and Helio Castroneves. She left the co...
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New Photos: Serena Williams Plays Tennis In Heels, Pam Anderson Spotted With New Guy & More!

August 21st, 2014 11:29am EDT
New Photos: Serena Williams Plays Tennis In Heels, Pam Anderson
Tennis in heels? That's what pro Serena Williams was up to Wednesday evening when she played a bit with David Letterman on the streets of NYC outside the Ed Sullivan Theater.

Naturally, the tennis champ is in town ahead of next week's U.S. Open, which will be held in nearby Forest Hills. Serena will enter the competition as the number one seed.

The 32-year-old showed off her rock hard abs in a black crop top with a white skirt with black pinstripes to match. She even put on a show with the racket while wearing a pair of black spike heels.

Despite having a difficult year, with four big lo...
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'Breaking Bad' Fans Will Want To Try This

August 21st, 2014 10:54am EDT
Aaron Paul Announces 'Breaking Bad' Scavenger Hunt
Aaron Paul is giving fans a chance to win memorabilia from "Breaking Bad" by participating in a scavenger hunt prior to Monday night's Emmy Awards.

The series ended last September, and the 66th Primetime Emmys is the last one the show will be eligible for to take home any awards. The show has been nominated for seven awards, including Best Series. Aaron has been nominated for his role as Jesse Pinkman.

On Wednesday, Paul announced on Instagram that he will award prized props and scripts to fans prior to the Los Angeles ceremony.

He wrote, "Dear friends, In honor of the Emmys and the fina...
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Read What Beyonce's Mom Says About Her Daughter's Marriage

August 21st, 2014 8:37am EDT
Beyonce's Mom Says 'Everything's Perfect' Between Her Daughter &
If you want to know about someone's relationship status, just ask his or her mother. Beyonce's mom insists that her daughter's marriage to Jay Z is going strong.

Tina Knowles recently told TMZ.com, "Haters going be haters and there's nothing we can do about that... everything's perfect."

Rumors have been circulating for months that the pair was planning on splitting up following the end of their "On The Run" tour. Much of the gossip has centered around the hip hop star and his penchant for cheating.

Neither Beyonce or Jay Z have commented on the speculation, although the pop star has con...
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Robin Williams Was Cremated & His Ashes Were Scattered At Sea

August 21st, 2014 8:24am EDT
Robin Williams
Robin Williams' family cremated the actor and scattered his ashes in San Francisco Bay. TMZ.com obtained his official death certificate, which was issued in Marin County where the actor died.

The document does not reveal the official cause of death. It reads "pending investigation." The coroner is still waiting for the results from toxicology tests.

Williams killed himself on Aug. 11. His publicist and wife later revealed the star had been severely depressed and had recently been diagnosed with early stage Parkinson's Disease.

Fellow actor and comedian Billy Crystal will lead a tribute h...
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Happy Birthday!

August 21st, 2014 7:00am EDT
Hayden Panettiere
Happy Birthday to:

Actress Hayden Panettiere (1989)

Singer Jacqueline Emerson (1994)

American Idol finalist Paris Bennett (1988)

French singer Alizee (1984)

WrestlerEve Torres (1984)

Supermodel Chantelle Houghton (1983)

Actor John Brotherton (1980)

Actor Brody Jenner (1983)

Singer Kelis (1979)

Actress Alicia Witt (1975)

System of a Down singer Serj Tankian (1967)

Actress Carrie-Anne Moss (1967)

Actress Cleo King (1962)

Actress Kim Cattrall (1956)

The Clash singer Joe Strummer (1952; d. 2002)

British bassist Glenn Hughes (1952)

Actress Loretta Devine (1949)

Actress Patty Mc...
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Tony Shalhoub Joins The Cast Of Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie'

August 20th, 2014 11:52pm EDT
Tony Shalhoub
Tony Shalhoub has landed a recurring role and joined the cast of Showtime's dark comedy Nurse Jackie.

The former "Monk" star will play an ER doctor named Bernard Prince on the show, the pay TV network announced on Wednesday.

Shalhoub's character replaces that of star Peter Facinelli, who will not return to the series for the upcoming seventh season.

According to Variety, Shalhoub's character will have a "great bedside manner" and work well with boss Gloria Akalitus (Anna Deavere Smith). He'll also "offer Jackie (Edie Falco) something she desperately needs -- a friend."

"Nurse Jackie has...
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