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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...

Vanessa Williams Reveals Engagement News

September 27th, 2014 1:43pm EDT
Vanessa Williams
Vanessa Williams is engaged. The actress/singer revealed the news during a pre-taped interview on "The Queen Latifah Show."

During a Q&A with her "Trip to Bountiful" co-stars, Queen Latifah pointed out: "Vanessa, I have been trying to have a conversation with you ladies and gents, but I am blinded by the light coming from that bling ring on your finger."

Williams answered, "Oh sorry, darling. I got engaged. I have had a lot of good things happen... I turned 50 when we were in rehearsal on Broadway, I just got engaged a couple of weeks ago. It has been a lot of blessings."

The interview w...

George Clooney Celebrates Bachelor Party In Venice

September 27th, 2014 12:37pm EDT
George Clooney
George Clooney celebrated the end of his single life on Friday with a bachelor party in Venice, Italy. Famous friends including "Ocean's 11" co-star Matt Damon and best pal Rande Gerber joined Clooney for an intimate dinner at Da Ivo restaurant.

Photographers captured Clooney and a large group of male friends hanging out on a boat with drinks as they cruised down the canals of the floating city.

Also spotted in the city were John Krasinski and his wife Emily Blunt and Clooney's cousin Miguel Ferrer.

Meanwhile, his bride-to-be Amal Alamuddin celebrated her bachelorette party with her mot...

Gwyneth Paltrow Celebrates 42nd Birthday With Ryan Murphy, Cameron Diaz

September 27th, 2014 12:33pm EDT
Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow celebrated her birthday with her new boyfriend and some friends in Los Angeles on Friday night.

The actress, who officially turns 42 today, hung out with a small crowd at AOC Wine Bar and Restaurant, according to

She was joined by boyfriend Ryan Murphy ("Glee") and Cameron Diaz.

Paltrow and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin announced they were splitting in March after 10 years of marriage. Martin is currently dating "The Hunger Games" star Jennifer Lawrence.

Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Booed For Arriving Late To Paris Fashion Show

September 27th, 2014 11:30am EDT
Kim Kardashian & Kanye West
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were heckled during Paris Fashion Week on Thursday after they showed up late for a Lanvin presentation.

The rapper and reality star reportedly arrived 40 minutes behind schedule, forcing event producers to hold up the runway show until they made an appearance. As West and Kardashian finally made their way to their front row seats, photographers booed and heckled the stars for their tardiness.

West made excuses for their late arrival. He walked up to the photographers and said: "(Lanvin designer) Alber (Elbaz) asked to see us. Don't boo us. We're not late, we'...

Thom York Says Release Of New Album On BitTorrent Is 'An Experiment'

September 27th, 2014 9:42am EDT
Thom Yorke
Rocker Thom Yorke is the latest musician to eschew traditional album release methods by dropping his first solo album in eight years, "Tomorrow's Modern Boxes," on downloading website

Torrent websites are notorious for online piracy because the software quickly and easily allows users to share and download music, movies and TV shows.

The Radiohead frontman and his producer Nigel Godrich shocked fans by releasing eight new songs to BitTorrent users for just $6. His project is the Internet's first paid-for music torrent.

Yorke and Godrich said in a statement on Friday, "...

Wiz Khalifa Gives Amber Rose $1 Million Settlement, Wants Joint Custody Of Son

September 27th, 2014 8:53am EDT
Wiz Khalifa Gives Amber Rose $1 Million Settlement, Wants Joint
Wiz Khalifa has hired famous attorney Laura Wasser to help him fight for joint custody of his son Sebastian during his divorce from Amber Rose.

Wasser is also representing actress Melanie Griffith in her divorce from Antonio Banderas and "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star Khloe Kardashian, who split from NBA star Lamar Odom in 2013.

Khalifa's estranged wife filed divorce papers in California on Wednesday, citing irreconcilable differences. She is trying to get full legal and physical custody of the one-year-old, while Khalifa wants joint custody.

Meanwhile, the rapper agreed to pay R...

Celebs Flock To Venice For George Clooney & Amal Alamuddin's Wedding

September 26th, 2014 7:40pm EDT
Celebs Flock To Venice For George Clooney & Amal Alamuddin's Wed
George Clooney and his fiancee Amal Alamuddin are preparing to wed this weekend at the seven-star Aman Canal Grande in Venice, Italy, and their famous friends and family have been steadily showing up in advance of the big event.

The couple arrived to the Floating City on a boat titled "Amore" alongside the actor's friend Rande Gerber, his wife Cindy Crawford, and Alamuddin's family, according to the New York Daily News.

Also spotted in the city were Matt Damon and his wife Luciana Barroso, John Krasinski and his wife Emily Blunt and Clooney's cousin Miguel Ferrer. Other rumored guests inc...

Rachel McAdams Reportedly In Talks To Join 'True Detective'

September 26th, 2014 7:03pm EDT
Rachel McAdams
Rachel McAdams is reportedly in talks with producers of HBO's hit drama series True Detective, and is the frontrunner to land the role of the show's female lead.

Sources told Variety magazine that McAdams has been offered the role and that her schedule was reworked so that she could continue work on a drama based on the Catholic Church sex scandal in which she had already been cast.

Once a deal is in place, McAdams would join stars Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn, both of whom were confirmed as stars earlier this week.

The show's producers made it clear that they're seeking four leads for...

Kendra Wilkinson Opens Up About Hank Baskett's Transsexual Cheating Scandal

September 26th, 2014 6:37pm EDT
Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett
Kendra Wilkinson has finally opened up about husband Hank Baskett's alleged cheating scandal with a transgender model.

The reality star is "determined" to save her marriage in the wake of claims from YouTube model Ava Sabrina London that she had sexual contact with Baskett earlier this year. London told her side of the tory to the National Enquirer and even took a polygraph test to prove that she was telling the truth.

The 29-year-old has now gone on the record, explaining that she had some very hard decisions to make despite Hank's adamant denial of the allegations.

"My agent calls, ask...