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  • Tracy Morgan: ‘I Can’t Believe Walmart Is Blaming Me’ for Crash Injuries October 1, 2014 Tracy Morgan Tracy Morgan is speaking out after Walmart faulted the comedian for not wearing his seat belt in connection with injuries he sustained in June from a six-car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. “After I heard what Walmart said in court I felt I had to speak out,” Morgan said in a statement. “I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident that they caused. My friends and I were doing nothing wrong. I want to thank my fans for sticking with me during this difficult time. I love you all. I’m fighting hard every day to get back.” On Monday, ... Read more
  • Why Jennifer Love Hewitt Sent Matt Damon a Bed October 1, 2014 Jennifer Love Hewitt Even Jennifer Love Hewitt admits she’s “not a normal person.” After all, she once sent Matt Damon a bed, even though she’d never met him before. The actress explained on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Monday that she sent the gift after a spontaneous outpouring of empathy for the actor whose career had just taken off following his Oscar win for “Good Will Hunting.” “Well, I’m not a normal person,” Hewitt, 35, said, prefacing her story. “I was reading an article and he said this really sad thing about how all his dreams were coming true in the business and he was working really hard but ... Read more
  • Check Out ‘Black-ish’ Star Anthony Anderson’s 47-Pound Weight Loss September 30, 2014 Anthony Anderson   Anthony Anderson, the star of the new ABC series “Black-ish,” credits “healthier choices” for his stunning 47-pound weight loss. The 44-year-old actor and self-described “husky” man said he never had a problem with his size, even at his heaviest weight of 270 pounds. “I’ve always been confident,” he told People. But, after being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes 13 years ago, he started making small changes to his diet. “I started eating healthier and in moderation, but I was still sort of eating the same stuff that I’d been eating all my life,” he told the magazine. That changed in 2008 when he was cast ... Read more
  • FKA Twigs Rips ‘Racism’ Flung at Her on Social Media September 30, 2014 Robert Pattinson, FKA Twigs Since stepping out with Robert Pattinson, British singer FKA Twigs says she has been the target of racist comments on social media. The 26-year-old musician, whose father is Jamaican and mother is parts English and Spanish, responded via Twitter to the so-called Internet trolls who have been posting the hateful comments. I am genuinely shocked and disgusted at the amount of racism that has been infecting my account the past week. — FKA twigs (@FKAtwigs) September 28, 2014 Racism is unacceptable in the real world and it’s unacceptable online. — FKA twigs (@FKAtwigs) September 28, 2014 Robert Pattinson Steps Out with Singer FKA Twigs: 5 Things ... Read more
  • First Look at Alexandra Shipp as Aaliyah in Lifetime Biopic September 30, 2014 Aaliyah/Alexandra Shipp Fans got their first look at Alexandra Shipp playing the late R&B star Aaliyah in the upcoming Lifetime biopic. The network posted a 16-second teaser for “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B” on its Facebook page Friday, along with the caption, “Legendary. Iconic. Talent is eternal and hers is a perfect example.” In the clip, Shipp, best known for her role in Nickelodeon’s “House of Anubis,” shows off some dance moves while dressed in the late R&B star’s signature crop top and baggy pants. Talk show host Wendy Williams, who is executive producing the TV movie, announced in July that Shipp, 23, was taking over ... Read more
  • Brad Pitt Talks Marriage and George Clooney September 30, 2014 Brad Pitt Now that he’s a married man, Brad Pitt seems to be relishing his new role as husband. “I wouldn’t say marriage is just a title. There’s more to it than that,” the 50-year-old actor told the November issue of British GQ. Pitt tied the knot last month with his longtime partner, Angelina Jolie, 39, in an ultra-private ceremony at their home, Chateau Miraval in Correns, France. The intimate wedding, attended only by family and friends, featured their six children. Though Pitt reportedly missed out on the wedding of his close pal, George Clooney, 53 who married lawyer Amal Alamuddin, 36, in Venice, Italy, ... Read more
  • Why ‘Walking Dead’ Star Turned Down Role Playing Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Boyfriend September 24, 2014 Norman Reedus “The Walking Dead” star Norman Reedus has made a career out of playing bad guys and misfits, and he likes it that way. “Even with photography and artwork, I’ve really liked having grotesque things and finding beauty in them,” he told the October issue of GQ magazine. “I’ve always been a fan of horror films, and I like aggressive music, and I like aggressive people — they all kind of were interesting to me. I mean, I really don’t see myself ever being, or wanting to be, in some sort of light romantic comedy about nothing.” That’s why he turned down the ... Read more
  • Chadwick Boseman on Pinching Pennies Before His Breakout Roles September 24, 2014 Chadwick Boseman After playing two of the most influential Americans, Jackie Robinson and James Brown, actor Chadwick Boseman is a long way from the days when he first started acting. “I think the most stressful time of my life was when I was in New York and I didn’t have money to pay my rent,” the 37-year-old actor told the October issue of GQ. “I was going to the mailbox every day waiting for the check to come. When you don’t have money, when you’ve got, like, a jar full of change and each day it’s, ‘OK, I’ve got enough to get on ... Read more
  • How Courteney Cox’s Daughter Helped With Her Engagement to Johnny McDaid September 24, 2014 Courteney Cox on Jimmy Kimmel Before he popped the question to Courteney Cox, Johnny McDaid enlisted a little help from her 10-year-old daughter, Coco. “Johnny first asked Coco. He said, ‘I’d like to marry your mom,’ and gave her a little diamond ring,” Cox recalled on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Monday night. “She said, ‘Great, I’m going to camp tomorrow. Let’s do it right now.’ So, they decided they wanted to do it that night because we were leaving for Turks and Caicos and she was going to camp.” That night, they were having dinner with Coco’s godmother, Jennifer Aniston. So Cox said they came up with a ... Read more
  • Ripley’s Haunted Adventure with the Original ‘Leather Face’ September 24, 2014 haunted-adventureGATLINBURG, Tenn. (WKPT) – How does a year-round haunted attraction draw audiences for Halloween??  With a different themed show! Ripley’s Haunted Adventure in Gatlinburg, Tennessee is being taken over by cannibalistic mountain mutants for the month of October. On the weekends, a different show will be available, “Backwoods Terror 2: Back to the Woods.” The attraction will feature ‘Bob Wire’ and ‘Billy Bob Biscuit’ as well as more scary characters than normal. “We take about 5 times the number of actors we normally have in our year-round haunted house. So, you’re just being bombarded from the time you go in to the time ... Read more