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Jennifer Hudson Has an Unusual Plan to Become an 'Egot'

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Jennifer Hudson already has an Oscar and a Grammy. So, how does she plan to snag an Emmy and a Tony and achieve famed "Egot" status?"I should get two more dogs," the American Idol alum joked to People by phone Friday while exclusively confirming her latest big news - that she's partnering with W Hotels Worldwide and the Human Rights Campaign for their "Turn It Up for Change" initiative supporting Lgbt rights. "I got a dog and named it Oscar, and then I won my Oscar. And then I got a dog and named it Grammy, and then I won my Grammy, »


- Jeff Nelson, @nelson_jeff

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Jennifer Hudson Has an Unusual Plan to Become an 'Egot'

37 minutes ago

Jennifer Hudson already has an Oscar and a Grammy. So, how does she plan to snag an Emmy and a Tony and achieve famed "Egot" status?"I should get two more dogs," the American Idol alum joked to People by phone Friday while exclusively confirming her latest big news - that she's partnering with W Hotels Worldwide and the Human Rights Campaign for their "Turn It Up for Change" initiative supporting Lgbt rights. "I got a dog and named it Oscar, and then I won my Oscar. And then I got a dog and named it Grammy, and then I won my Grammy, »


- Jeff Nelson, @nelson_jeff

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Big Brother's Frankie Grande Is Headed to Broadway

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Frankie Grande's dreams just keep coming true. Only months after he crossed off becoming a Big Brother contestant from his bucket list, Grande has now booked his dream role in the Broadway musical Rock of Ages. "I'm so unbelievably excited," Grande, 31, tells People of being cast as Franz in the rock musical. "I have wanted to play Franz ever since I first saw the show. I think it is one of the best, funniest, most clever roles." Grande began his Broadway career in 2007 when he joined the cast of the Abba-inspired musical Mamma Mia! and had gotten close to »


- Patrick Gomez, @PatrickGomezLA

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Big Brother's Frankie Grande Is Headed to Broadway

42 minutes ago

Frankie Grande's dreams just keep coming true. Only months after he crossed off becoming a Big Brother contestant from his bucket list, Grande has now booked his dream role in the Broadway musical Rock of Ages. "I'm so unbelievably excited," Grande, 31, tells People of being cast as Franz in the rock musical. "I have wanted to play Franz ever since I first saw the show. I think it is one of the best, funniest, most clever roles." Grande began his Broadway career in 2007 when he joined the cast of the Abba-inspired musical Mamma Mia! and had gotten close to »


- Patrick Gomez, @PatrickGomezLA

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NHL Suspends L.A. Kings' Slava Voynov on Domestic Violence Suspicion

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The NHL suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov indefinitely Monday after the two-time Stanley Cup winner's arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. Voynov was booked and released at the Redondo Beach, California, jail after his arrest early Monday morning at a Torrance, California, hospital on suspicion of corporal injury to a spouse, Redondo Beach police Lt. Joe Hoffman said. The 24-year-old Russian defenseman posted $50,000 bail. "These developments are of great concern to our organization," the Kings said in a statement. "We support the NHL's decision to suspend Slava Voynov indefinitely during this process, and we will continue to take »


- Associated Press

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Kamara James, Olympic Fencer Who Battled Schizophrenia, Dies at 29

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Kamara James was special. Everyone around her knew it. "She had a spirit about her, an energy about her," says a longtime friend, Jean Goto. But on Sept. 20, the Olympic fencer was found dead in her apartment. While a spokesperson for the coroner tells People the death is still under investigation, it does not appear suspicious, and suicide is not believed to be the cause. Quick StudyBorn in Kingston, Jamaica, and raised by a single mom in a crime-ridden neighborhood of Queens, New York, James changed her own path at age 9 when she was introduced to fencing by the Peter »


- Jeff Nelson, @nelson_jeff

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Kamara James, Olympic Fencer Who Battled Schizophrenia, Dies at 29

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Kamara James was special. Everyone around her knew it. "She had a spirit about her, an energy about her," says a longtime friend, Jean Goto. But on Sept. 20, the Olympic fencer was found dead in her apartment. While a spokesperson for the coroner tells People the death is still under investigation, it does not appear suspicious, and suicide is not believed to be the cause. Quick StudyBorn in Kingston, Jamaica, and raised by a single mom in a crime-ridden neighborhood of Queens, New York, James changed her own path at age 9 when she was introduced to fencing by the Peter »


- Jeff Nelson, @nelson_jeff

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Alan Cumming Tells His Side of the Shia Labeouf Cabaret Incident (Video)

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There are two sides to every story. And in the wake of Shia Labeouf's apology tour following his very public meltdown, one person involved in the incident hasn't been as vocal: Alan Cumming, the star of the live Broadway show Labeouf interrupted. But now comes Cumming's version of events, which ... actually isn't too different from Labeouf's. A guest on Conan Monday, Cumming told O'Brien that Labeouf was "just wasted" in the theater that night. "There was an atmosphere - when I went down to go onstage and start the show, everyone was freaking out, because there was, you know, »


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Kate Makes Her Royal Comeback - in a Carriage!

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Kate's back! A smiling Princess Kate joined husband Prince William on official duty Tuesday at the request of Queen Elizabeth, and beamed with delight at well wishers watching her arrival back on the royal stage. The couple had the privileged job of welcoming the president of Singapore, Tony Tan Keng Yam, to London at a hotel just yards from their home at Kensington Palace. For Kate, who wore a grey Alexander McQueen coat and matching hat by Jane Taylor, it was her first public appearance since her pregnancy was announced - and a welcome moment out and about. "I've been »


- Simon Perry, @SPerryPeoplemag

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The Voice Recap: Powerhouse Vocalists 'Slay the Dragon' with Beyoncé Song

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[Youtube "GJUROaAq0Iw"] What a way to make their dads - up in heaven - proud. Two powerhouse female vocalists delivered a stunning performance during Monday night's penultimate battle rounds on The Voice, tearing up Beyoncé's "Halo" as a remembrance of the fathers they both lost. In a happy ending, DaNica Shirey won the sing-off, while Toia Jones was saved by a delighted Adam Levine. Both earned praise from the judges for their emotional surrender to the song's lyrical elegy - a perfect fit for their own life stories. "Doing a Beyoncé song is literally like trying to slay a dragon. You »


- Andrea Billups, @princessmouse

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The Voice Recap: Powerhouse Vocalists Slay the Dragon of Beyoncé

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[Youtube "GJUROaAq0Iw"] What a way to make their dads - up in heaven - proud. Two powerhouse female vocalists delivered a stunning performance during Monday night's penultimate battle rounds on The Voice, tearing up Beyoncé's "Halo" as a remembrance of the fathers they both lost. In a happy ending, DaNica Shirey won the sing-off, while Toia Jones was saved by a delighted Adam Levine. Both earned praise from the judges for their emotional surrender to the song's lyrical elegy - a perfect fit for their own life stories. "Doing a Beyoncé song is literally like trying to slay a dragon. You »


- Andrea Billups, @princessmouse

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Derick and Jill Duggar Dillard: We're Having a Boy!

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Boy, oh boy! Jill Duggar Dillard and husband Derick, stars of TLC's hit reality show 19 Kids & Counting, are expecting a son in the spring, they tell People. "I was really excited," says Derick, 25. "As a new dad, to have a firstborn son to be our first child and be the leader of his siblings, it is very special." The couple had a little company at their gender-revealing ultrasound last Saturday - Jill's siblings Joy, 16, James, 13 and Jenny, 7 - who each had his and her own guess about whether a girl or a boy would be joining the family. "Oh yes, »


- Alicia C. Dennis, @aliciacdennis

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Derick and Jill Duggar Dillard: We're Having a Boy!

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Boy, oh boy! Jill Duggar Dillard and husband Derick, stars of TLC's hit reality show 19 Kids & Counting, are expecting a son in the spring, they tell People. "I was really excited," says Derick, 25. "As a new dad, to have a firstborn son to be our first child and be the leader of his siblings, it is very special." The couple had a little company at their gender-revealing ultrasound last Saturday - Jill's siblings Joy, 16, James, 13 and Jenny, 7 - who each had his and her own guess about whether a girl or a boy would be joining the family. "Oh yes, »


- Alicia C. Dennis, @aliciacdennis

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Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

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Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the "gross negligence" he showed when he shot her multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home. Judge Thokozile Masipa also sentenced the double-amputee Olympian to three years in prison for unlawfully firing a gun in a restaurant in a separate incident weeks before Steenkamp's 2013 shooting death. She ordered that sentence to be wholly suspended. Masipa delivered her ruling after reviewing prosecution arguments for a tough sentence as well as the defense case for a more lenient punishment for Pistorius. »


- Associated Press

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Leslie Jones Named New SNL Cast Member

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Saturday Night Live just added a new face to the cast of its 40th season. Leslie Jones is the latest lady to join the show as a full-fledged cast member after becoming a writer earlier this year. Jones first auditioned for the coveted spot last fall as one of twelve finalists, but the role was ultimately offered to Sasheer Zamata. And while Jones may not have gotten her big break right away, the comedian made an impression on showrunner Lorne Michaels, eventually making appearances on Weekend Update, Deadline reports. In addition to her new gig in front of the camera, »


- Emily Strohm, @emablonde

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Oscar de la Renta Is Dead at 82

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Oscar de la Renta died Monday. He was 82. The designer's death was confirmed by his wife, Annette, who tells the New York Times that her husband passed away at their home in Kent, Connecticut. He had been battling cancer for eight years and named a new creative director for his brand just last week. Born in the Dominican Republic in 1932, de la Renta moved to Madrid at 18 to study painting. After discovering fashion, he worked for Balenciaga and Lanvin before launching his own label in the 1960s. Dressing numerous first ladies and countless celebrities over his 50-year career, de la »


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DWTS: Which Celeb Scored Well But Still Got Booted?

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Pitbull was in the house to perform and guest judge on a night that Dancing with the Stars promised lots of "muy caliente" moments - that is, until the judges (and America) threw cold water on the latest ousted celebrity. Though he earned an impressive 32 out of 40 for his jazz dance, Mean Girls star Jonathan Bennett was the newest star to leave the dance floor Monday. "Here's the thing," explained Bennett. "I came here to do this show, to have fun, to have a really great experience and to bring life back into my life, and that’s what I did. »


- Lynette Rice, @lynetterice

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Shia Labeouf Explains His Existential Crisis, How Finding God 'Saved' Him

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Not surprisingly, Shia Labeouf looks up to actors who he says have dealt with darkness: Gary Oldman, Sean Penn and Joaquin Phoenix. But the man he credits with helping him early on? Ben Affleck, who produced his 2003 comedy-drama The Battle of Shaker Heights. "Ben is a really charming dude," he says in the November cover story for Interview, on newsstands Nov. 11. "He was the first guy who really took me off to the side and made me feel like I could do it." What Affleck told Labeouf proved to be sage advice, especially as the former child star recovers from »


- Michele Corriston, @mcorriston

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Shia Labeouf Explains His Existential Crisis, How Finding God 'Saved' Him

13 hours ago

Not surprisingly, Shia Labeouf looks up to actors who he says have dealt with darkness: Gary Oldman, Sean Penn and Joaquin Phoenix. But the man he credits with helping him early on? Ben Affleck, who produced his 2003 comedy-drama The Battle of Shaker Heights. "Ben is a really charming dude," he says in the November cover story for Interview, on newsstands Nov. 11. "He was the first guy who really took me off to the side and made me feel like I could do it." What Affleck told Labeouf proved to be sage advice, especially as the former child star recovers from »


- Michele Corriston, @mcorriston

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