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Jessica Simpson Shows Off 60-Pound Weight Loss at Clothing Event (Photos)

18 November 2012 12:44 PM, PST

Jessica Simpson showed off her even slimmer body on Saturday at an event for her clothing line in Tampa, Florida. Simpson, who gave birth to daughter Maxwell in May -- posed on the red carpet with her sister Ashlee as she promoted her Jessica Simpson Collection at a Dillard's store. By several accounts, the Weight Watchers pitchwoman has shed 60 pounds. »

- Michael Lewittes

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Sinks Fangs Into Huge Opening Weekend

17 November 2012 9:24 PM, PST

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 easily won the weekend box office, building off a huge first night that's put the franchise capper at $141.3 million in North America. That figure makes the last installment of the series second only to the opening for New Moon ($142.8 million). Last week's champ, the James Bond flick Skyfall, had a strong second-place showing of $41.5 million. Lincoln expanded to wide release this week, with Steven Spielberg’s presidential biopic nabbing third place with $22.4 million. »

- Daniel Jacobson

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Taylor Swift: I Wrote About Ex-Boyfriend After Saying I Wouldn’t

17 November 2012 4:07 PM, PST

If you date Taylor Swift, expect to be included in her music, for good and for bad. In a new interview with The New York Times, the massively successful singer-songwriter talks about telling a boyfriend -- during a breakup -- that she'd leave him out of her lyrics, only to go ahead and write about him anyway. "Of course I was like, 'Oh, don’t worry, I won’t.' And then I did," says Swift. »

- Daniel Jacobson

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President Obama, McKayla Maroney Make “Not Impressed” Faces

17 November 2012 8:23 AM, PST

President Obama met with members of the U.S. Olympic women's gymnastics team at the White House this week and marked the occasion by mimicking McKayla Maroney’s famous "not impressed" face. The Commander-in-Chief posed next to the 16-year-old medalist in the Oval Office, giving his best impression of Maroney's memorable look after she finished second in the vault at the Summer Games in London. »

- Daniel Jacobson

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Honey Boo Boo Trash Portrait (Pic, Video)

17 November 2012 7:23 AM, PST

Honey Boo Boo Fever has gripped the nation in recent months, with everyone from Miley Cyrus to Rosie O'Donnell to "South Park" to PETA giving an opinion on the pint-sized pageant wonder and her colorful family. Now an artist named Jason Mecier has offered his own tribute: Trash. Mecier meticulously crafted a Honey Boo Boo portrait made entirely of garbage -- 25 pounds of it. »

- Daniel Jacobson

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Kate Middleton “Moving Out” of Palace?

16 November 2012 1:08 PM, PST

Kate Middleton has informed Prince William she's sick of palace life and wants to move out, according to Ok! magazine. The tabloid claims the Duchess refuses to "give up the life of a commoner" and wants a "low-key home." "Kate feels she doesn't get any space, surrounded by servants, courtiers and other members of the royal family," a so-called "pal" tells the mag, which says Middleton wants a "separate home" from her current Kensington Palace residence. »

- Daniel Jacobson

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Earns $30.4 Million First Night

16 November 2012 9:42 AM, PST

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 grossed an estimated $30.4 million from Thursday night and midnight shows in North America, setting the stage for what could be a $150 million weekend. If the final installment in the hit series keeps packing theaters at this pace, it will become the biggest opening in Twilight history. The franchise's current top opening weekend belongs to The Twilight Saga: New Moon, which earned $142 million when it debuted in November 2009. »

- Daniel Jacobson

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Jon Bon Jovi’s Daughter Has Heroin Charges Dropped

15 November 2012 1:32 PM, PST

The heroin charges against Jon Bon Jovi’s 19-year-old daughter Stephanie Rose Bongiovi have been dropped, the Oneida County District Attorney's Office said on Thursday. Bongiovi, who was arrested at Hamilton College on Wednesday after a suspected heroin overdose, will not be prosecuted due to the New York state "Good Samaritan" law, which prohibits prosecution against the victim of a drug overdose and the witness who helped the individual. »

- Emily James

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Ben Affleck to GQ: Wife Killer Scott Peterson Got Better Press Than I Did

15 November 2012 11:13 AM, PST

Ben Affleck is one of GQ’s Men of the Year honorees, but the director's current hot streak of critical success comes after years of media mockery that definitely left a mark. In a candid conversation with the magazine, Affleck talks about he bad publicity he received about a decade ago, in the midst of some poor career choices and his tabloid-ready romance with Jennifer Lopez. »

- Daniel Jacobson

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Judge Throws Out Anti-Paparazzi Charges in Justin Bieber Highway Chase Case

14 November 2012 4:09 PM, PST

A judge has ruled the anti-paparazzi law connected to Justin Bieber’s freeway chase last summer is unconstitutional, throwing out two of the four charges against photographer Paul Raef and opening the door for a prolonged battle over the boundaries separating celebrities from the media covering them. Thomas Rubinson of the Los Angeles Superior Court gave his ruling on Wednesday, determining that prosecutors could go ahead with two traffic-related counts against Raef but Not the specific anti-paparazzi charges brought against him in July. »

- Daniel Jacobson

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Catherine Zeta-Jones Forcing Michael Douglas to Retire?

14 November 2012 3:05 PM, PST

"Is art imitating life for Michael Douglas?" asks Star. "It will be, if Catherine Zeta-Jones has her way!" The tabloid explains, "While the legendary 68-year-old actor has been off shooting the comedy Last Vegas, about four retirees on a pilgrimage to Sin City, his wife has been begging him to hang up his own spurs -- for good." Star says Zeta-Jones is "extremely fearful" that Douglas' long hours making the movie "could be making his body vulnerable to relapse" after he beat throat cancer last year. »

- Daniel Jacobson

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PETA Attacks Breaking Dawn Party Organizers Over Caged Wolves

14 November 2012 12:01 PM, PST

PETA is baring its fangs at the organizers for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2’s recent post-premiere after party in Los Angeles. The animal rights organization is upset that three caged wolves were on display at the event as part of the themed decor. "Didn't it dawn on the Twilight event organizers that real wolves do not belong at a party with blaring music and flashing lights?" asks PETA in a statement. »

- Daniel Jacobson

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Claim: Ginnifer Goodwin “Pressuring” Josh Dallas to Get Married

14 November 2012 11:12 AM, PST

"Ginnifer Goodwin may not be heading for a fairy-tale ending with her current Prince Charming, Josh Dallas -- at least, not the one she'd been dreaming of," claims Star. The tabloid explains that while the actress has "been pressuring" her beau to wed, Dallas "is still feeling paralyzed by his poisonous divorce" from Lara Pulver last year. "Josh believes marriage is just a piece of paper and doesn't think it's necessary," a supposed "pal" of Goodwin's tells Star. »

- Daniel Jacobson

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Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie’s Kids “Jump On Tables, Throw Food” at Pizza Parlor?

14 November 2012 9:18 AM, PST

"Brad Pitt knows where the wild things are -- at his hometown pizza parlor," begins a piece from Us Weekly, which goes on to claim that "every time" the actor visits Springfield, Missouri, he lets his kids go "bananas at Arris' Pizza." "The place shuts down for the entire night and the kids raise a ruckus," alleges a so-called "insider," adding, "They jump on tables and even throw food at each other!" Seriously? »

- Shari Weiss

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Jon Bon Jovi’s Daughter Arrested After Suspected Heroin Overdose

14 November 2012 9:04 AM, PST

Jon Bon Jovi’s daughter Stephanie Rose Bongiovi was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly overdosing on heroin. The 19-year-old Bongiovi was found alive in a dorm room at Hamilton College after someone reported that she was unresponsive, law enforcement sources confirm to Gossip Cop. Police and emergency personnel responded to the scene and discovered a "small quantity" of heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. »

- Daniel Jacobson

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Katie Holmes “Planning to Adopt a Little Sister” For Suri?

14 November 2012 7:10 AM, PST

"Katie's Joy: A Sister For Suri!" blares a cover story from Star, which claims Katie Holmes is adopting a baby girl. The mag says that in the months since Holmes divorced Tom Cruise, Suri "doesn't seem happy" and that, "besides her nannies and bodyguards, her only company is her posse of imaginary friends." According to Star, a "concerned" Holmes has therefore decided to "adopt a little sister for her." Really? »

- Emily James

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“Elmo” Puppeteer Kevin Clash’s Underage Sex Accuser Recants Allegations

13 November 2012 2:31 PM, PST

Elmo is innocent. The man who accused Kevin Clash, the puppeteer behind the "Sesame Street" favorite, of having a sexual relationship with him when the man was underage, has now recanted his allegations. A lawyer for the unidentified accuser said in a statement on Tuesday that his client "wants it to be known that his sexual relationship with Mr. Clash was an adult consensual relationship." »

- Daniel Jacobson

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Source: Selena Gomez Dumped Justin Bieber Because He Was “Very Needy”

13 November 2012 11:33 AM, PST

In the days since Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez parted ways, a number of theories for the split have been offered in various corners of the gossip press. There's also been persistent flip-flopping by certain outlets about whether Bieber and Gomez are planning to reconcile, while other webloids are floating ancient non-stories in order to bring other big names into the saga. What's actually going on? »

- Daniel Jacobson

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Janeane Garofalo: I Was Married For 20 Years Without Knowing It

13 November 2012 9:34 AM, PST

Janeane Garofalo just made an interesting discovery -- she's been married for the last 20 years. The comedian and actress explained the situation at a New York Comedy Festival reunion for "The Ben Stiller Show" over the weekend. It seems Garofalo and Rob Cohen, a writer on the show, got drunk and hitched in Las Vegas as a goof in the early 1990s, not realizing the marriage was legal. »

- Daniel Jacobson

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“Elmo” Voice Kevin Clash Accused of Sex with Teenage Boy; Actor Denies Charges

12 November 2012 6:45 AM, PST

Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo on "Sesame Street," has taken a leave of absence from the show amid allegations he had a sexual relationship with a teenage boy. A 23-year-old man claims he and Clash began the relationship seven years ago, when he was just 16. Clash has reportedly acknowledged being involved with the unidentified man as an adult, but strongly denies the accusations that their sexual history began when the man was still underage. »

- Daniel Jacobson

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