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Somebody please give a cake with 29 candles on it to Christina Aguilera, who celebrates her birthday today. Aguilera has certain crammed a lot into a career for somebody who hasn't yet turned 30 years old. Like contemporaries Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake, Aguilera got her start on "The New Mickey Mouse Club" when she was only 12 years old. Pop stardom came calling in 1999 when she dropped her self-titled debut, which featured the chart-topping smash "Genie in a Bottle." From the beginning, Aguilera separated herself from the teen-pop pack with an incredibly technically proficient voice and a super-sexualized look.
More hits followed, like "What a Girl Wants," "Come on Over Baby (All I Want Is You)" and "I Turn to You." After a Spanish-language album and a Christmas record, Aguilera returned with the amped-up Stripped in 2002, which featured a more varied, grittier sound on tracks like "Dirrty" and "Fighter." She got some »
- Kyle Anderson
Amanda Bynes has reportedly revealed that she is still "figuring out" what direction she wants to take with her career. According to Just Jared, the What A Girl Wants star told Cosmopolitan that she was hoping to enjoy a lengthy career doing what she loves.
"I'm at that stage where I'm still young and maybe naive, but I'm figuring it out," she is quoted as saying. "All (more) »
- By Lara Martin
Whether you root for Team Edward or Team Jacob, one thing's for sure -- moms across the globe are crazy for "Twilight." Check out some of the best in "New Moon" mania, covered by some of our favorite "Twilight"-lovin' mamas.
"Twilight" brings moms to the movies, and more ...
• "Twilight" on Talk Shows: Where to Watch the "New Moon" Stars -- Lil Sugar
• NY Magazine: Teenage Vampires and the Mothers Who Love Them -- Twilight Moms
• "Twilight" of Our Youth -- Salon.com
• My Twilight Mom Time -- I'm a Hot Mom
• The World's Moms Heart Twilight. How Do They Show It? Let Us Count the Ways -- MTV Mom Blog
• Mom's a "Twilight" Junkie -- Hiccups
• I'm a "Twilight" Mom -- Raising Boys
• "Twilight" Moms -- Jew Mama
• I'm Not Too Old to Love Edward, Right? -- This Crazy Thing Called Motherhood
• Twilight Guys Report: Living with a Twilight »
One of the greatest British TV shows ever made is back on American television and will hopefully find a brand new audience with its fantastic writing, spooky ambience, and some of the most sexual characters ever created.
Considered to be the British answer to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Charmed, Hex premiered on Britain's SkyOne in the Fall of 2004 with a five episode first series starring Christina Cole (What A Girl Wants, The Deaths of Ian Stone) as Cassie Hughes, our heroine; Jemima Rooper (The Black Dahlia) as Cassie's lesbian best friend, Thelma Bates and Michael Fassbender (300, Inglorious Basterds) as the seductive, yet evil fallen angel, Azazeal.
The show mixed dark humor with an eerie atmosphere that only the UK can offer and sexual overtones that drives the motivation of most of the show's primary characters. What Buffy did with female empowerment, Hex does the same with repressed sexual identity, »
In the film, which springs from an original concept inside Walden, the Emmy-winning talk show host will return to Earth for the first time since the planet's creation. No word yet on whether Mother Nature likes to dance.
"I've always wanted to control the weather," DeGeneres said. "Nothing will stop me from doing this ... neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet. ... I may be thinking of the postal service -- but I'm really excited about the movie."
- By Jay A. Fernandez
5 items from 2009
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