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You Won't Believe Where This Former 'Star Trek' Star Is Going

8/4/2015 9:29am EDT
Nichelle Nichols
Former "Star Trek" star Nichelle Nichols, known for her role as communications officer Lieutenant Nyota Uhura from the original series, is flying into space on a mission for NASA.

The news was first revealed in a Reddit AMA and later in a post on Starpower. The actress will be "among the first non-essential personnel to experience NASA’s newest telescope: SOFIA."

SOFIA stands for Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy.

Nichols, 82, revealed, "I was on a similar flight, the first airborn observatory, back in 1977. It’s an amazing experience, you get a totally different perspecti...
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Has Khloe Kardashian Had As Much Plastic Surgery As Caitlyn Jenner?

8/4/2015 9:06am EDT
Khloe Kardashian Botox & Lip Plumping: Star Appears To Have Unde
After stepping out with extremely plump lips at LAX on Monday, many are wondering whether 31-year-old Khloe Kardashian has gone too far with Botox, lip fillers and other cosmetic procedures.

Celebrity plastic surgeon Dr. Anthony Youn, M.D., who has not treated the star, told RadarOnline.com: "Overall, Khloe Kardashian looks different than she used to look. She appears to have had her nose thinned, possibly from a rhinoplasty.

"Her lips looked plumped, likely with injectable fillers like Juvederm. Her forehead and eyebrows also appear relaxed, possibly from injections of a neurotoxin like ...
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For Tom Cruise This Artist Says Bigger Is Better?

8/4/2015 9:02am EDT
Tom Cruise
Some call him the "Little Big Man in Hollywood," but a giant shroud depicting Tom Cruise with large manhood is causing the Internet to lose its mind. Some call it a Church of Scientology recruiting stunt while others suggest it's PR for his MI: Rogue Nation movie.

Most have heard of the Shroud of Turin that is believed to be the death cloth of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. But not many have heard of a Shroud of Scientology. That's why the erection (no pun intended) is causing a tizzy.

The designer of the Tom Cruise shroud is artist Daniel Edwards. His controversial artwork is going on display...
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Who Is Ellen Page's New Girlfriend?

8/4/2015 8:42am EDT
Ellen Page Steps Out With Girlfriend: Actress Spotted Holding Ha
Ellen Page, who announced she was a lesbian at the Time to Thrive conference in February 2014, has gone public with her girlfriend. The actress was spotted with artist and surfer Samantha Thomas in New York City on Monday. The pair put their arms around each other and held hands while on the streets of the Big Apple.

Page wore a black t-shirt and shorts with matching sneakers, while Thomas looked patriotic in bright red pants and a navy blue t-shirt. Both wore baseball caps and sunglasses.

The couple has reportedly been together for seven months.

When the 28-year-old "X-Men: Days of Fu...
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Why Did 'No Doubt' Diva Pull Plug On Marriage?

8/4/2015 8:02am EDT
Gwen Stefani Divorce Update: 'No Doubt' Singer And Husband Gavin
Unlike other celebrity split rumors floating around, sadly this one is true: Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale are facing divorce. The news of the end of the No Doubt singer's marriage of 13 years came as a bit of a shocker.

On Monday, Gwen and Gavin released a joint statement that confirmed their divorce filing. According to TMZ, Stefani filed documents to end their marital vows.

"While the two of us have come to the mutual decision that we will no longer be partners in marriage, we remain partners in parenthood and are committed to jointly raising our three sons in a happy and healthy e...
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Cilla Black, Beloved British TV Host, Dies

8/4/2015 7:52am EDT
Cilla Black, British Singer & TV Host Dies At 72, Stroke Likely
British TV star Cilla Black died at her home in Marbella, Spain, on Saturday. She was 72.

The TV host's body was discovered by her son Robert, who had to break down her bedroom door after she had gone for a nap and didn't respond when he went to wake her. He found her body on a terrace adjacent to her bedroom, and after an inconclusive autopsy investigators believe the extreme temperature change in going from her air conditioned bedroom to the warm solarium may have caused her to get dizzy and fall, according to the London Evening Standard.

A source told the newspaper, "Cilla's son found ...
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Happy Birthday!

8/4/2015 7:00am EDT
Billy Bob Thornton
Happy Birthday to:

Actor Billy Bob Thornton (1955)

American Idol runner-up Jessica Sanchez (1995)

Singer Tiffany Evans (1992)

Disney Channel twins Cole and Dylan Sprouse (1992)

The Wanted singerTom Parker (1988)

Singer Crystal Bowersox (1985)

Actor Andy Hallett (1975; d. 2009)

NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon (1971)

Actor Michael DeLuise (1970)

Actor Marcus Schenkenberg (1968)

Actor Daniel Dae Kim (1968)

Actor James Tupper (1965)

Actress Lauren Tom (1961)

Actress Kym Karath (1958)

Actor Richard Belzer (1944)

Actor Frank Vincent (1939)

Actress Anita Page (1910; d. 2008)

Legendary ...
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Reba McEntire And Her Husband/Manager Are Getting Separated

8/4/2015 3:07am EDT
Reba McEntire Separates From Husband Narvel Blackstock After 26
Reba McEntire and her manager Narvel Blackstock have been married for 26 years, and working together for 35 years. Well… not anymore. According to The Associated Press, the country star and her hubby have just announced their separation.

Are they headed towards divorce? According to an official representative: "no comment." But it kinda sounds like it, official comment or not.

"In a joint statement, Narvel Blackstock and Reba McEntire have announced that they have been separated for the past few months, after 26 years of marriage," the couple announced on Reba's official website. "Despite...
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'Street Outlaw' Daddy Dave's Doing OK After A Seriously Scary Crash

8/4/2015 1:48am EDT
Dave Comstock
Daddy Dave- that is, Street Outlaws star Dave Comstock- was in a nasty car wreck, but he's on the mend. According to TMZ, Daddy Dave's recovering nicely… except for his memory. He can't remember a single thing about the accident. "He's been told numerous times what happened, but he keeps forgetting," TMZ adds.

Here's what originally went down, according to Fox News. On Saturday, Dave was racing in a drag race when his car smashed into a wall, almost as soon as the race started. Ambulances carted him off quick and luckily his injuries weren't as severe as they could have been. A concussion,...
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Rita Ora Takes To The Sea In A Very Tiny String Bikini

8/3/2015 11:39pm EDT
Rita Ora
Rita Ora spent the day out on the Mediterranean on Monday, showing off her curves in a white string bikini while hanging out with some friends on a boat off the coast of Formentera.

The 24-year-old enjoyed some down time after a weekend in nearby Ibiza for BBC Radio 1's Ibiza Weekend, where she showed some support for pal Nick Grimshaw, who broadcasted his morning show from the Balearic island.

Grimshaw is set to join Ora on the judges panel for the upcoming 12th season of Britan's "The X-Factor," and the two British A-listers have co-hosted BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards for the past two year...
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