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'Thor' Star Is Sexiest Man Alive

November 23rd, 2014 8:41am EST
Chris Hemsworth People
He continues to smite bad guys as a hammer-wielding Norse god in The Avengers, will fight off a terrorist hacker in Michael Mann's upcoming cyber thriller, Blackhat, and battle a whale in Ron Howard's In the Heart of the Sea, but there was no contest when it came to naming Aussie Chris Hemsworth PEOPLE 's Sexiest Man Alive 2014. The actor, 31, thought it was "pretty funny" when he first heard the news -- as did his wife, Spanish model, Elsa Pataky, 38, whom he wed in 2010. "I think you've bought me a couple of weeks of bragging rights around the house," he tells PEOPLE in this week's specia...
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Music And Television Superstars That Came From Boy Bands

November 22nd, 2014 7:00pm EST
nick jonas
Most boy bands follow a distinct formula. They are brought together by a rich music producer of sorts and taught to sing, dance synchronically and of course, use a multitude of hair products. After progressively releasing three popular albums, they need to "take a break" and soon, their break becomes a longstanding hiatus. Eventually they reunite for a big comeback show, but their fans have moved on and they disappear into the sunset again.

Very few music superstars are able to break out of the boy band mold and make it big in the world of music. A select few become music legends. These 9 ...
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How Did 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1' Do On Opening Day?

November 22nd, 2014 5:23pm EST
'Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1' Boasts Biggest Opening Of T
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay--Part 1" scored $55 million in ticket sales on opening day on Friday, the largest of the year. The film, starring Jennifer Lawrence, is expected to make between $125 million and $130 million over the weekend.

"Mockingjay," however, is far behind the first two films, grossing 20 percent less than "Hunger Games" and "Catching Fire," according to Variety. The predecessors debuted at $152 million and $158 million, respectively.

Globally, the film has earned more than $67.5 million during its first three days of release.

In comparison, "Transformers: Age of Extin...
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Fans Support Bill Cosby At Florida Stand-Up Gig

November 22nd, 2014 4:13pm EST
Florida Fans Give Bill Crosby A Standing Ovation
Despite more and more women coming forward saying Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them, fans in Florida gave the comedian a standing ovation during a gig on Friday night.

Fears about a possible protest at his Melbourne, Fla., show prompted an increase in security; however, the comedian was met with a sold-out crowd who yelled messages of support after he finished his set.

Several women have accused Cosby of rape, including former model Janice Dickinson and actress Louisa Moritz, who claim he assaulted them many years ago.

Cosby's lawyer, Marty Singer, called the accusations "ridiculous" an...
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Cruz Teams Up With Stiller For Comedy Sequel

November 22nd, 2014 2:19pm EST
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz will star alongside Ben Stiller in "Zoolander 2." Stiller will reprise his role as Derek Zoolander, and it's been rumored that Will Ferrell and Owen Wilson will be back as Mugatu and Hansel, respectively, according to Deadline.

In the 2001 film, fashion model Zoolander is hired to stop a group of political assassins posing as male models. He attempts to infiltrate the fashion/assassin clique led by the mean-spirited designer Mugatu, he must also contend with Hansel, a dense, on-the-rise male model who threatens to sabotage his mission.

Spanish actress Cruz is known for fil...
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Rumor Patrol: Duggar Family Anti-Gay? Bill Cosby Assaulted Cara Ferrigo?

November 22nd, 2014 1:00pm EST
Rumor Patrol: Duggar Family Anti-Gay, Carla Ferrigno Says Cosby
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

The Duggar Family Is Anti-Gay: In a continued backlash against The Duggar family's alleged anti-gay actions on their Facebook page, a petition called "End LGBTQ Fear Mongering By The Duggars" has generated over 76,000 signatures.

Verdict: Jury Still Out, You Decide. "End LGBTQ fear mongering by the Duggars," the petition states. "The Duggars have been using their fame to promote discrimination, hate,...
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New Tina Fey Comedy Won't Air On NBC

November 22nd, 2014 12:10pm EST
Tina Fey
Tina Fey's first comedy series since "30 Rock" has been picked up by Netflix. "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" stars Ellie Kemper who breaks away from a cult after 15 years of brainwashing to start over in New York City.

NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt told People: “When the opportunity arose for Tina Fey and Robert Carlock to premiere their new show on Netflix with a two-season commitment, we decided this was the best possible scenario to launch this captivating new series. While it was originally developed for NBC, we have a very drama-heavy mid-season schedule so we’re thrilled ...
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'Transporter: The Series': Life Lessons From Frank Martin

November 22nd, 2014 12:04pm EST
'Transporter: The Series': Life Lessons From Frank Martin
On TNT's Transporter: The Series, Frank Martin (Chris Vance) is one of TV's biggest action heroes. And while he's been delivering packages around the world, he's also taught us quite a few things about life. In honor of tonight's Transporter season finale, here are some of the many lessons we've learned from Frank.

01) Set ground rules (even if you're never going to follow them). It's important to know your boundaries, despite the fact that you will break at least one - and likely more than one - of them over and over again, to the point where we're not sure why you even bother repeating t...
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Reporters Must Adhere To Strict Dress Code During Royal Visit To US

November 22nd, 2014 9:00am EST
Journalists Wearing Jeans Won't Be Allowed To Cover Kate Middlet
Journliasts wishing to cover appearances by the British royal family must adhere to a strict dress code, which includes a no jeans policy.

Prince William and Kate Middleton are planning a trip to New York City and Washington, D.C., in early December, and Buckingham Palace has made it clear to reporters that they must look a certain way if they hope to interact with the famous couple.

The Daily Beast got its hands an an email to American journalists on Friday that read: “Journalists wishing to cover Royal engagements, whether in the United Kingdom or abroad, should comply with the dress co...
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Queen Latifah Praises Staff Following Show's Cancellation

November 22nd, 2014 7:54am EST
Queen Latifah
Queen Latifah's daytime talk show has been canceled after two seasons. The singer/actress confirmed the news on Facebook on Friday.

She mentioned her staff, writing, "Your dedication and sacrifice was crucial to the entire team, and in the face of intense challenges, you displayed 'True Grit!' Your Family, Partners, Staff and Crew showed up with you every step of the way. Be very proud of that! Not everyone can say the same. You can also say you have been a blessing to and been blessed by amazing guests and incredible audiences for this show. We truly changed people's lives for the better...
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