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Taylor Swift Impressed By College Fraternity's 'Shake It Off' Video

September 15th, 2014 4:59pm EDT
Taylor Swift Impressed By College Fraternity's 'Shake It Off' Vi
A college fraternity in Lexington, Kentucky caught the eye of singer Taylor Swift earlier this month when they released a video of themselves lip-synching to her latest hit single, "Shake It Off."

The boys at Transylvania University's Delta Sigma Phi fraternity - Beta Mu chapter, filmed themselves going back and forth through their dorm with just one camera and in one take, and they "nailed it."

"I think it's kind of dumb!" Frat brother Barton Lynch told Lexington NBC affiliate LEX18 last Thursday when the video took off virally. "We just did it for fun and now here we are."

Swift didn't...
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Lindsay Lohan Claims She Rolled Whitney Houston's Body Bag

September 15th, 2014 3:42pm EDT
Lindsay Lohan
Remember when Lindsay Lohan was forced to do community service in a morgue in 2012 for a drunk driving conviction and violating probation? The actress now claims that she came into contact with Whitney Houston's body while fulfilling her obligation at the L.A. County Morgue.

The actress worked 12-hour shifts at the facility and boasted to the London Telegraph about her experience, which she called "F'd up and inappropriate."

She explained: "A lot of other people were meant to do it, and they were like: 'No, they can't handle it. Lohan can.' It's different for me than it would be for other...
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Here She Is...

September 15th, 2014 2:01pm EDT
Miss America Kira Kazantsev
Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was crowned Miss America on Saturday night at Atlantic City, New Jersey's Boardwalk Hall.

The third consecutive Miss New York to take the title, the blond beauty received her crown from outgoing Miss America Nina Davuluri, who won last years pageant and became the the first Miss America of Indian descent.

Kira cemented her win during the talent portion of the competition, singing Pharrell Williams's hit single "Happy" while tapping a red plastic cup on the stage. She says she was inspired by Anna Kendrick's single "Cups (When I'm Gone)" from the film "Pitch Pe...
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Mayim Bialik Voices Her Issue With Ariana Grande’s Sexy Billboard Ad

September 15th, 2014 1:24pm EDT
Mayim Bialik Voices Her Issue With Ariana Grande’s Sexy Billboar
“Big Bang Theory” star Mayim Bialik just isn’t a fan of Ariana Grande.

The girl who personified eclectic and cool during her run in the 1980's hit "Blossom" has found offense to a billboard featuring the singer in a scantily clad outfit and stiletto heels, promoting her new CD, "My Everything."

Bialik, who practices Orthodox Judiasm, took to her blog to criticize a billboard she saw featuring Grande, and within it, she mentioned that she has no idea who the pop singer is.

“There is one for Ariana Grande, and I will go ahead and admit I have no idea who she is or what she does. Based on t...
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Police Detain 'Django Unchained' Actress Daniele Watts After Mistaking Her For A Prostitute

September 15th, 2014 1:07pm EDT
Police Detain 'Django Unchained' Actress Daniele Watts After Mis
"Django Unchained" star Daniele Watts was detained in Los Angeles last week after police responded to a call involving a couple indecently exposing themselves.

Watts, who is black, and her celebrity chef boyfriend Brian James Lucas, who is white, were kissing in their car on Thursday when officers approached them, believing the actress could be a prostitute. Police asked for identification, and an angry Watts walked away, prompting police to handcuff her and place her in their cruiser.

Watts vented about the incident on Facebook, writing: "I knew that I had done nothing wrong, that I wasn...
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'Orange Is The New Black' Writer Lauren Morelli Divorces Husband To Date Female Star Of Show

September 15th, 2014 10:07am EDT
'Orange Is The New Black' Writer Lauren Morelli Divorces Husband
"Orange Is The New Black" writer Lauren Morelli has broken up with her husband Steve Balisone and since begun dating Samira Wiley, the actress who plays Poussey on the show.

Morelli was married to Balisone for two years and was only months into her marriage and work on "OITNB" when, while writing scens for Piper and Alex, that she began to have some clarity into her own deep desires. She explained the relationship between Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling) and Alex Vause (Laura Prepon) helped her come to a realization about who she was as a person. “In Piper and Alex, I’d found a mouthpiece ...
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Happy Birthday!

September 15th, 2014 7:00am EDT
Celebrity Birthdays - September 15, 2014
Happy Birthday to:

Actor Tom Hardy (1977)

Actress Chelsea Kane (1988)

Former reality TV star & current nobody Heidi Montag (1986)

Prince Harry (1984)

Actress Amy Davidson (1979)

Actor Dave Annable (1979)

Actress Marisa Ramirez (1977)

Actor Josh Charles (1971)

Actor Danny Nucci (1968)

Director Oliver Stone (1946)

Actor Tommy Lee Jones (1946)

Actor Henry Darrow (1933)

Bandleader Cannonball Adderley (1928; d. 1975)

Actor Jackie Cooper (1922)

Actress Fay Wray (1907; d. 2004)

Country singer Roy Acuff (1903; d. 1992)
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Jay-Z & Beyonce Get Mushy In Paris, Hint At Second Pregnancy

September 14th, 2014 5:23pm EDT
Jay-Z & Beyonce
Jay-Z hinted that wife Beyonce is expecting the couple's second child during their "On the Run Tour" concert in Paris on Friday night after changing the lyrics to single "Beach is Better."

Fans reportedly went crazy after the rapper changed the lyric "I replace it with another one" to "pregnant with another one" in the song, after which the crowd went crazy, according to the New York Daily News.

The couple wrapped their second and final show in the city, which wrapped Saturday night and was reportedly filmed for an HBO special.

Of course, the couple could just be pulling another "Jedi mi...
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Amy Winehouse Statue Unveiled In Camden, England

September 14th, 2014 3:37pm EDT
Amy Winehouse statue unveiled
A statue of late British singer Amy Winehouse was unveiled at Camden Stables Market in London on Sunday, what would have been her 31st birthday.

The singer's parents, Mitch and Janis, were both on hand for the ceremony, along with pal Barbara Windsor, who said it was the "greatest honor" to dedicate the statue to her late friend.

"I've been in this business for 66 years now and I've had many honours throughout my career, but this is the greatest honour," Windsor said, according to Britain's Guardian newspaper. "I was one of the fortunate people who got to know Amy in the last few years of...
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Bethany Mota Reveals That Bullying Motivated Her To Become A Huge YouTube Success

September 14th, 2014 2:49pm EDT
Bethany Mota
YouTube sensation Bethany Mota, who was recently announced as a cast member for the upcoming season of Dancing With The Stars, has landed the cover of Seventeen magazine's first ever YouTube issue, which puts the spotlight on 30 of the video-sharing site's biggest stars.

Together, according to the magazine, they amass over 65 million views per month!

The 18-year-old reveals that she was bullied in her early teens, and that's what inspired her to start filming her videos five years ago.

"It was so cool seeing girls being positive and spreading happiness (online)," she says. "At first, I m...
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