Celebrity Birthdays - July 24, 2014

July 24th, 2014 7:00am EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Happy Birthday to:

Singer/actress Jennifer Lopez (1969)

'Jungle Girl' Bindi Irwin (1998)

Actress Daveigh Chase (1990)

The Wanted singer Jay McGuiness (1990)

Actress Mara Wilson (1987)

Actress Megan Park (1986)

Actress Anna Paquin (1982)

Actress Summer Glau (1981)

Rapper Stat Quo (1979)

Actress Rose Byrne (1979)

WWE Diva Torrie Wilson (1975)

Actor Eric Szmanda (1975)

Supermodel Stephanie Adams (1970)

Basketball player Rick Fox (1969)

Actress Laura Leighton (1968)

Actress Kristin Chenoweth (1968)

Actress Laura Leighton (1968)

Actor Kadeem Hardison (1965)

Country singer Pam ...
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Watch 'Weird Al' Yankovic's 8 New Videos, Which Have Had Over 46 Million Views As New Album 'Mandatory Fun' Tops Chart

July 23rd, 2014 10:42pm EDT
Weird Al Yankovic
Weird Al Yankovic has landed nearly 50 million views of his eight new videos, which he began debuting in support of his latest album, "Mandatory Fun," which dropped last Tuesday.

The videos have boosted the sales of the album, landing the comedian/singer his first ever number one record on the Billboard 200 chart, selling over 103,000 units.

Yankovic kicked off a week of promos last Monday with "Tacky," a parody of Pharell Williams "Despicable Me 2" soundtrack "Happy," and followed it up with a spoof of Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," a song that focuses on the improper use of grammar cal...
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Portia De Rossi Lands 'Top Secret' Arc On 'Scandal'

July 23rd, 2014 9:24pm EDT
Portia De Rossi Lands 'Top Secret' Arc On 'Scandal'
Portia De Rossi is adding "Scandal" to her resume. The actress has signed on to the fourth season of the massively popular ABC series, according to TVLine.

Her wife Ellen DeGeneres also spilled the beans on Twitter.

So annoying when people brag on twitter & that's why I'm not tweeting that Portia just signed on to do a top secret arc on "Scandal". Oops.

— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) July 23, 2014

The show's writers confirmed the news, tweeting: "We are so excited to have Portia de Rossi joining us this coming season!"

No word on what "top secret" role De Rossi will play on seas...
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'Weird Al' Yankovic Lands First Ever Number-One Album On The Billboard 200 With 'Mandatory Fun'

July 23rd, 2014 8:37pm EDT
'Weird Al' Yankovic Lands First Ever Number-One Album On The Bil
Weird Al Yankovic His scored his first number one on the Billboard 200 with new album "Mandatory Fun."

The comedian/singer released his 14th studio album last Tuesday and the new disc sold over 103,000 copies to land the top spot.

"Mandatory Fun" marks the first time a comedy album has topped the chart in over a half century. The last to do it was Allan Sherman with his 1963 release, "My Son, The Nut."

Fueled by parodies of Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," "Mandatory Fun" may actually be Yankovic's last traditional record album, as the singer recently told N...
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5 Facts About Naya Rivera's New Husband Ryan Dorsey

July 23rd, 2014 7:00pm EDT
5 Facts About Naya Rivera's New Husband Ryan Dorsey
Just three months after she ended her engagement to rapper Big Sean, Naya Rivera tied the knot with actor Ryan Dorsey. The couple wed in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, in an intimate ceremony with close friends and family on July 19.

The "Glee" actress, 27, wore a stunning Monique Lhuillier gown and carried a bouquet of daisies as they exchanged vows, according to People.com. They said in a statement: "We feel truly blessed to be joined as husband and wife... Our special day was fated and everything we could have ever asked for."

The wedding shocked fans, who only started hearing about the budd...
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Lana Del Rey 'Slept With A Lot Of Guys In The Industry' While Trying To Get A Record Contract

July 23rd, 2014 5:03pm EDT
Lana Del Rey Complex magazine
Lana Del Rey has opened up about her career success in the new issue of Complex magazine, playing to all the critics and haters who have blasted her by revealing that she didn't sleep her way to the top to get famous -- although she did try.

While the singer's latest album, "Ultraviolence," features a track titled "F---ed My Way Up To The Top," Del Rey says that's not the path that took her to the top of the charts.

"It's commentary, like, 'I know what you think of me,' and I'm alluding to that," she says of the song, admitting that she did seek that kind of, er, 'help,' to land a deal.

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10 Reasons ‘Extant’ World Is Cooler Than Ours

July 23rd, 2014 3:36pm EDT
10 Reasons ‘Extant’ World Is Cooler Than Ours
There are no flying cars, but “Extant’s” world offers one unforgettable museum visit. That’s just one instance where “Extant’s” world is so much more advanced than ours. Read on to discover more ways life is more appealing—it will make you wish they invented a flash forward button—and entertaining.

New Level of Family Game Night- Enter a world where board games are ditched for flying 3-D puzzles of space ships. And Jenga got a major makeover; instead of a tower of little wooden blocks there are steel balls balancing/creating a shape. Family game night just got more bearable.

See-Throu...
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Zoe Saldana Looks Like She's Pregnant

July 23rd, 2014 3:06pm EDT
Zoe Saldana Looks Like She's Pregnant
Zoe Saldana has fueled pregnancy rumors after wearing an unusual outfit to the "Guardians of the Galaxy" premiere on Monday. The sheer dress featured an unusual belt wrapped around her waist, and from the side it definitely looks like she has a baby bump.

She also wore a loose fitting outfit while visiting "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Monday.

A source told Usmagazine.com: "Zoe is about three months pregnant. But she will only announce the news when she's ready."

Saldana, 36, married Italian artist Marco Perego last year.

Another insider told the magazine, "Zoe has always wanted a big family.....
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EPA Tweets About Kim Kardashian's New Mobile Game, Apologizes

July 23rd, 2014 2:43pm EDT
Kim Kardashian: Hollywood
A worker at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accidentally tweeted out a message promoting Kim Kardashian's new mobile game, "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood" on Monday.

The official @EPAwater twitter page shared the message, "I'm now a C-List celebrity in Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. Come join me and become famous too by playing on iPhone!"

Naturally, the tweet was deleted, however it remained live for three hours before it was taken down. That left plenty of time for thousands of re-tweets and even more comments.

"An EPA fellow inadvertently triggered an auto-generated tweet," a spokes...
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Gary Oldman Has A Good Laugh Watching His Many Death Scenes On 'Conan'

July 23rd, 2014 2:03pm EDT
Gary Oldman Has A Good Laugh Watching His Many Death Scenes On '
Gary Oldman guested on Conan O'Brien's show Tuesday night to promote new film Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and during his interview the host surprised him with a supercut of some of his many death scenes.

The montage starts off with 2006's "The Backwoods," followed by a scene that really got the actor laughing -- his outrageous quicksand death in 2003's "Sin" at the hands of Ving Rhames.

According to IMDb, Oldman says it's "the worst movie ever made" and he only took the role because he hadn't worked in a while and had gone through a divorce at the time.

Conan's co-host Andy Richter a...
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