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Rebel Wilson: 'Bigger Girls Do Better in Comedy'

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Rebel Wilson isn't shy about addressing her weight - in fact, she views her shape as an asset. "I took something that was seen as a disadvantage - no one thinks, if you're fat, that you're going to be an actress and everyone's going to love you - and turned it into a positive," she told Australia's Daily Life. Wilson, 28, believes her physique works especially well for comedic roles. She's set to reprise a character named "Fat Amy" in the upcoming Pitch Perfect 2. "Bigger girls do better in comedy," she said. "I don't know why. Maybe because people find it easier to laugh. »


- Gabrielle Olya, @GabyOlya

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Rebel Wilson: 'Bigger Girls Do Better in Comedy'

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Rebel Wilson isn't shy about addressing her weight - in fact, she views her shape as an asset. "I took something that was seen as a disadvantage - no one thinks, if you're fat, that you're going to be an actress and everyone's going to love you - and turned it into a positive," she told Australia's Daily Life. Wilson, 28, believes her physique works especially well for comedic roles. She's set to reprise a character named "Fat Amy" in the upcoming Pitch Perfect 2. "Bigger girls do better in comedy," she said. "I don't know why. Maybe because people find it easier to laugh. »


- Gabrielle Olya, @GabyOlya

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Kelly Clarkson's New Album Piece By Piece Will Be Released in March

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Start counting the days: Kelly Clarkson's forthcoming album has an official release date! Piece By Piece, the original American Idol's fifth album, is set to drop March 3, following the Jan. 12 release of her latest single, "Heartbeat Song." Piece is Clarkson's first full-length, non-holiday effort since her 2011 smash Stronger. Since then, she released a singles compilation, Greatest Hits - Chapter One, and a collection of Christmas classics, Wrapped In Red. Oh, and she was busy in her personal life, too. The powerhouse vocalist, 32, married talent manager Brandon Blackstock in fall 2013 and became a mom to step-kids Savannah, 13, and Seth, »


- Jeff Nelson, @nelson_jeff

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Kelly Clarkson's New Album Piece By Piece Will Be Released in March

1 hour ago

Start counting the days: Kelly Clarkson's forthcoming album has an official release date! Piece By Piece, the original American Idol's fifth album, is set to drop March 3, following the Jan. 12 release of her latest single, "Heartbeat Song." Piece is Clarkson's first full-length, non-holiday effort since her 2011 smash Stronger. Since then, she released a singles compilation, Greatest Hits - Chapter One, and a collection of Christmas classics, Wrapped In Red. Oh, and she was busy in her personal life, too. The powerhouse vocalist, 32, married talent manager Brandon Blackstock in fall 2013 and became a mom to step-kids Savannah, 13, and Seth, »


- Jeff Nelson, @nelson_jeff

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Keira Knightley on Her Unique Name: 'My Mum's Crap at Spelling'

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Keira Knightley's unique name was… an accident? The Imitation Game actress, who graces the March cover of Elle U.K., said her mother screwed up when it came time to register her new baby girl. "I was meant to be named 'Kiera,' after a Russian ice skater who was on the TV one day," she told the magazine. "My dad fancied her and nicked her name for me. But it was my mum who went to register my birth, and she accidentally spelled 'ei' instead of 'ie' because my mum's crap at spelling. "Apparently, when she came back he said: 'what the f---? »


- Tara Fowler, @waterfowlerta

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Keira Knightley on Her Unique Name: 'My Mum's Crap at Spelling'

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Keira Knightley's unique name was… an accident? The Imitation Game actress, who graces the March cover of Elle U.K., said her mother screwed up when it came time to register her new baby girl. "I was meant to be named 'Kiera,' after a Russian ice skater who was on the TV one day," she told the magazine. "My dad fancied her and nicked her name for me. But it was my mum who went to register my birth, and she accidentally spelled 'ei' instead of 'ie' because my mum's crap at spelling. "Apparently, when she came back he said: 'what the f---? »


- Tara Fowler, @waterfowlerta

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Deborah Voigt Confronts the Little Black Dress She Couldn't Fit into

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[Brightcove "4013436597001" "" "" "auto"] Eleven years after she was fired for not being able to fit into a little black dress for her role as Ariadne at London's Royal Opera House, star soprano Debbie Voigt confronts that dress in this exclusive sneak peek at her new video for her memoir Call Me Debbie. The cheeky video opens with the black dress ringing the doorbell of her New Jersey home. "Of course I remember you," Voigt tells the dress. "You're not easy to forget." As she chats on camera about her candid memoir, in which she opens up about her addictions to food, alcohol and men, »


- Liz McNeil, @lizmcneil

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Deborah Voigt Confronts the Little Black Dress She Couldn't Fit into

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[Brightcove "4013436597001" "" "" "auto"] Eleven years after she was fired for not being able to fit into a little black dress for her role as Ariadne at London's Royal Opera House, star soprano Debbie Voigt confronts that dress in this exclusive sneak peek at her new video for her memoir Call Me Debbie. The cheeky video opens with the black dress ringing the doorbell of her New Jersey home. "Of course I remember you," Voigt tells the dress. "You're not easy to forget." As she chats on camera about her candid memoir, in which she opens up about her addictions to food, alcohol and men, »


- Liz McNeil, @lizmcneil

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First-Grader Shaves Head in Solidarity for Friend with Cancer (Video)

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Six-year-old Zac Gossage doesn't have to fight his leukemia alone. He has a best friend. When Gossage began chemotherapy for the disease, 7-year-old Vincent Butterfield shaved his head so Zac wouldn't be the only bald one at school. But, according to Today.com, Vincent didn't stop there: He also began selling handmade scarves at $15 a pop in order to help Zac's parents pay his medical bills. More than just detailing Vincent's acts of kindness to his friend, however, this news clip does a great job of showing how profound a friendship can be between two children. They're young, but they've »

- Drew Mackie, @drewgmackie

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Just in Time for #Snowmageddon2015: Crowdfunding Brings Back Freezy Freakies Gloves

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Hey Northeast, looking for something stylish to wear while shoveling up all that white stuff from the blizzard of 2015? Well, you're in luck - Freezy Freakies are coming back. The popular, color-changing gloves from the '80s are heading back into production thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign, according to ABC News. Hans Reichstetter, who launched the nostalgic fundraiser, originally asked for $10,000 to get the project moving, but has already received over $60,000 in donations with more than 10 days left in the campaign. "It all started with my brother and I going skiing," said Reichstetter. "We basically wear all '80s gear, »


- Kelli Bender, @kbendernyc

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