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'Buffy The Vampire' Star Nicholas Brendon Apologizes For Idaho Arrest & Disappointing Fans & Family

October 21st, 2014 9:12am EDT
'Buffy The Vampire' Star Nicholas Brendon Apologizes For Idaho A
"Buffy the Vampire" star Nicholas Brendon was arrested in Idaho on Friday night and has since come forward to apologize for his actions.

The actor apparently mixed prescription medication with alcohol and was charged with two misdemeanors after losing control at a hotel in Boise.

He explained himself on Facebook, writing: "I apologize. Usually those words end a message like this but I am beginning with them to emphasize how much I regret disappointing my family, my fans, and myself. I can offer an explanation but I make no excuse for my unacceptable behavior."

The star had been taking me...
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Happy Birthday!

October 21st, 2014 7:00am EDT
Kim Kardashian
Happy Birthday to:

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian (1980)

American Idol contestant Shannon Magrane (1995)

Singer DeAndre Brackensick (1994)

Actress Blanca Suarez (1988)

Actor Aaron Tveit (1983)

Actress Charlotte Sullivan (1983)

Actor Matt Dallas (1982)

Actor Will Estes (1978)

Musician Josh Ritter (1976)

Actress Saffron Burrows (1972)

British designer Jade Jagger (1971)

Japanese actor Ken Watanabe (1959)

Musician Steve Lukather (1957)

Actress Carrie Fisher (1956)

Singer Rich Mullins (1955; d. 1997)

Musician Keith Green (1953; d. 1982)

Blues guitarist Elvin Bishop (1942)

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Fashion Legend Oscar De La Renta Dies At 82

October 20th, 2014 11:42pm EDT
Oscar de la Renta
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who most recently designed the wedding dress of George Clooney's wife Amal, has died.

A family member confirmed to ABC News that the clothing mogul died at his Kent, Connecticut home on Monday.

De La Renta was diagnosed with cancer in 2006, but the cause of his death has yet to be released and there's no word whether or not it contributed to his passing.

The Dominican designer had an impressive career -- spanning over four decades -- and clothed some of the most famous people on the planet during that time, including First Ladies Jackie Kenne...
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Nicki Minaj Is Trying To 'Shock The World' By Toning Down Her Image

October 20th, 2014 4:09pm EDT
Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj says that despite all the booty-saking and near nudity in the video for her latest single, "Anaconda," there's nothing special about it.

The singer, who appears in a sexy spread for the November GQ, says that she doesn't "know what there is to really talk about," when asked to discuss it.

"I'm being serious," she says of the racy promo. "I just see the video as being a normal video."

The rapper exlained that her video is simply about girls doing what they do, which, to her, is dancing around in skimpy outfits and twerking.

"I think the video is about what girls do," she says...
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San Francisco Radio Stations Ban Lorde’s Song ‘Royals’ For Duration Of World Series

October 20th, 2014 2:57pm EDT
Lorde
Although the tune was indirectly inspired by the game of baseball, fans won't be hearing Lorde's hit tune "Royals" for the duration of the World Series on two San Francisco radio stations.

KFOG Radio and 96.5 KOIT of San Francisco have revealed they are pulling Lorde's song from their playlists for now.

In response to this, Kansas City radio station 99.7 will play the song every hour from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the day of the first game of the World Series, taking place at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.

Lorde revealed that the hit tune was inspired in part by a photograph she saw of a bal...
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Taylor Swift Teases New Single 'Welcome To New York,' Calls Critics Of Her Songwriting 'Sexist'

October 20th, 2014 1:33pm EDT
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift has another new single on the way from her upcoming album "1989." A teaser for "Welcome to New York" arrived on Monday morning, the third single from the new disc, which drops Oct.27.

The singer, who has made a full-blown crossover to pop music with her latest record, is currently in Australia promoting the album and its first two singles, "Shake it Off" and "Out of the Woods."

The singer sat down with Sydney's 2DayFM to discuss her new music with hosts Merrick Watts and Sophie Monk, and she tore into critics who constantly chide her for writing music about her exes, calling ...
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Jay Leno Wins Mark Twain Prize For American Humor

October 20th, 2014 11:38am EDT
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Jay Leno was honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, at the 17th awards held at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. last evening.

Comedians who were directly influenced by Leno including Jerry Seinfeld, Chelsea Handler, Seth Meyers and Wanda Sykes attended the festivities.

Former "Tonight Show" bandleader Kevin Eubanks revealed to USA Today, "It's a perfect night and all of his friends are here. Jay is really cool and relaxed."

Comedienne Chelsea Handler was among those honoring Leno. She stated, "He's been so good to me. He was integral in me having any career."

Handler...
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15 Celebrities Who Were Adopted

October 20th, 2014 11:15am EDT
15 Celebrities Who Were Adopted
Kristen Chenoweth was adopted by a family in Oklahoma when she was five days old.

The singer/actress is a strong advocate for adoption and told Pop Tarts in 2010: “It always goes back to my parents who adopted me, who gave me unconditional love and self-esteem. I don’t think I’d be where I am without them.”

She also told Yahoo! Music: "I feel a lot of love from my mom and dad who adopted me. Maybe I would have had a very different life had I not been adopted but my parents have really helped shape who I am. I do things sometimes they don't agree with, but I'm their kid and they love me. I...
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The Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge's Second Baby Will Arrive In April

October 20th, 2014 10:47am EDT
The Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge's Second Baby Will Arrive In Apr
Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge have revealed that their unborn baby will arrive in April. The birth will coincide with the couple's fourth wedding annivesary.

The Duchess, also known as Kate Middleton, is expecting the couple's second child.

Kensington Palace said in a statement, "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in April 2015."

The statement also confirmed the Duchess is feeling better following a case of severe morning sickness -- the same condition she battled during her first pregnancy.

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Happy Birthday!

October 20th, 2014 7:00am EDT
Candice Swanepoel
Happy Birthday to:

Victoria's Secret model Candice Swanepoel (1988)

Actress Hunter King (1993)

Actor Viggo Mortensen (1958)

Actress Jennifer Freeman (1985)

Actor John Krasinski (1979)

Actor Sam Witwer (1977)

Rapper Snoop Dogg (1971)

Model Dannii Minogue (1971)

British director Danny Boyle (1956)

Singer/songwriter Tom Petty (1950)

Actor Jerry Orbach (1935; d. 2004)

Actor William Christopher (1932)

Hungarian Actor Bela Lugosi (1882; d. 1956)
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