Shining & Falling Stars

Shining And Falling Stars: Heidi Klum And Lindsay Lohan

April 13th, 2013 11:02am EDT
Heidi Klum
SHINING STAR--HEIDI KLUM: She is better known for her cat walk while a model for Victoria’s Secret; but besides being recognized for her long legs and sexy strut, Heidi Klum, the Shining Star of this week has become famous for being a television host and judge on Project Runway, fashion designer, TV personality, actress and last but certainly not least, loving mother of four gorgeous babies.

Just as mother lions herd together to protect their cubs from outlying predators, human mothers more often than not will fight to the death to protect their offspring... Heidi Klum being the perfect ex...

Shining And Falling Stars: Justin Timberlake And Justin Bieber

March 30th, 2013 1:00pm EDT
Justin Timberlake
They have the same first name, similar sounds, and musical styles and are loved by fans worldwide, but this week there is no question about where they stand in the headlines. One continues to rise to greatness while the other needs ANOTHER band aid for the booboo’s he keeps on creating (or a talk with his mama, even though she thinks we’re all being a little too hard on him).


It has been seven years, and he is finally bringing sexy back! This week’s rising, shining and talented star is the current Prince of Pop himself, Justin Timberlake. He sings, acts, a...

Rising And Falling Stars: Chris Masters & Punxsutawney Phil

March 23rd, 2013 9:00am EDT
Chris Masters
Rising Star* Chris Masters: How many of us can actually say we could lift an object as heavy as a tree to save someone we love?

Apparently former WWE Star Chris Masters can, and that is why he is the rising star of the week.

Masters, whose birth name is Chris Mordetzky,  used his 6’5” and 265 pound frame to actually uproot a tree in order to save his mama who was trapped inside of her burning house. The story goes that apparently a deranged neighbor barricaded himself inside Chris’s mother; Diane Mordetsky’s home and refused to leave. When police threatened to break into the home, the loo...

Shining And Falling Stars: Pope Francis & Justin Bieber

March 16th, 2013 9:00am EDT
Pope Francis
RISING STAR* He’s holy, apparently cooks his own meals, feeds the poor and is from Argentina, and he is the hottest thing being talked about this week…and no I am not talking about Antonio Banderas (he's not Argentine anyway). I'm talking about the new Holy Father himself, Jorge Mario Bergoglio AKA Pope Francis.

The entire world waited in suspense to find out who would be taking over the reins for Pope Benedict XVI, and on Wednesday March 13, history was made as Pope Francis stepped onto the balcony of the Vatican, revealing himself to his 1.2 billion Catholic followers.

Pope Francis, bes...

Shining And Falling Stars: Natalie Portman & Britney Spears

December 28th, 2012 10:14am EST
Natalie Portman
Shining Star - Natalie Portman: Hollywood is the home to the best of the best- the epicenter of Entertainment in America; and even the world. The greatest films, TV shows, and red carpet events are produced in Hollywood. And though Hollywood itself is not large in size- it has quite a slew of talent. With 2012 coming to a close and a new year upon us, Forbes has released it's list of most “bankable” names in Hollywood, and Natalie Portman is at the top of the list! Forbes ranks stars off of the return they make their producer for each dollar they are paid.

Portman tops the list: for every ...

Shining and Falling Stars: Snooki & Nicki Minaj

November 25th, 2012 11:00am EST
Shining Star: Snooki: Although the Jersey Shore star; known for her poof hairstyle and partying doesn’t exactly have the best reputation, this week she’s our Shining star! The reality star is celebrated her 25th birthday Friday November 23rd. She’s known for her drunken antics and love for house music on the MTV show “Jersey Shore”, but in real life she’s not just a reality star- she’s also an author, and now she’s a MOM! Snooki and her fiancé, Jionni LaValle, welcomed their bundle of joy into the world in August. Baby Lorenzo is now a few months old, and Mama Snooki couldn’t be happier! Sh...

Shining and Falling Stars: One Direction and Elmo

November 18th, 2012 8:00pm EST
One Direction
Shining Stars- One Direction: “Ohhh oh ohh you don’t know your beautiful….“ the catchy line plays on the radio several times a day—but this Boy Band of 5 has proved that it’s beats are way more than just a catchy radio tune. This past week on the band performed on The Today Show and drew in the largest audience that the show has EVER had for a live performance! A whopping 15,000 fans in attendance! That’s a pretty impressive accomplishment, especially considering how many different artists have performed on the show! If the crowd at their Today Show performance is any indication as to the s...

Shining & Falling Stars: Lady Gaga & Kristen Stewart

November 10th, 2012 12:00pm EST
Lady Gaga
Shining Star - Lady Gaga: Lady Gaga is a shining star for 2 reasons this week- for being philanthropic by donating $1 million for Hurricane Sandy relief, and by setting a good example for embracing her curvier figure. The star gained about 30 pounds, and she’s not ashamed of it! She was spotted on the beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Wednesday in turquoise blue bikini, and she looks great! She was seen waving to fans from a rooftop pool. In September, Lady Gaga admitted that she has in fact gained weight, and that she “does not feel bad” about her weight gain. Gaga shared on Twitter,"To a...

Shining and Falling Stars: Taylor Swift and 'Octomom'

November 4th, 2012 3:00pm EST
Taylor Swift
Shining Star: Taylor Swift - Who doesn’t love a sweet country girl? Well this pop-country songstress brings much more to the table- her latest album “Red” has gone platinum! Whoever the “we are never ever ever getting back together” song is towards, is really going to regret losing her now! “Red” has sold more than 1.2 million copies the FIRST week it was in stores! And this isn’t even the first time, her 2010 album “Speak Now” sold just over 1 million albums in its first week. She’s won over America’s heart. If Swift has accomplished this much at the young age of 22, imagine what she wi...

Shining And Falling Stars: Pippa Middleton And Kim Kardashian

October 23rd, 2012 6:00pm EDT
Pippa Middleton and Book cover
This week’s rising star is Royal Family sweetheart Pippa Middleton. Known for being the sister to the future Queen of England, and for her famous behind! The Royal Wedding coverage made headlines across the world, and soon after Pippa Middleton herself did too. But now Pippa is making headlines in a different way- she’s an author! She wrote a tell-all-book called, “Celebrate” set to hit store shelves October 30th. In the book, she talks about her sudden rise to fame, and shares stories from her childhood with sister Kate. Pippa is giving the world a real look at her authentic true self, and...