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Image Source: Getty / Samir Hussein If you and your significant other have a history of breaking up and making up, you're not alone: there have been a handful of celebrity couples who suffered a split before ultimately getting married, and one of them has royal ties. Yes, Kate Middleton and Prince William called off their relationship before their lavish wedding in April 2011. In 2007, four years after they began dating and four years before tying the knot, the royal couple hit a rough patch and decided to part ways. Clarence House declined to comment about the relationship's end at the time, saying, "We don't comment on Prince William's private life." RelatedHow Did Kate Middleton and Prince William Meet? "We were both very young . . . we were both finding ourselves and being different characters." So why did they split? In late 2006, Kate's family invited William to celebrate New Year's Eve with them. The »
- Brittney Stephens
"Look around, this isn't what we planned." A full-length trailer has debuted for a horror thriller premiering at the Los Angeles Film Festival this month, titled Midnighters, from director Julius Ramsay. Ramsay is making his feature directorial debut after working as an editor on TV shows like "Battlestar Galactica" and "Flashforward". The film is set around New Year’s Eve following a couple that accidentally kills someone on their way home. But there's a twist when they realize this might have been a setup, while other mysterious things start to happen. Starring Alex Essoe, Perla Haney-Jardine & Ward Horton. It's described as a "taught noir thriller in the vein of Blood Simple, Shallow Grave, and Blue Ruin." Looks like it could be good. Here's the first trailer (+ poster) for Julius Ramsay's Midnighters, direct from YouTube (via SlashFilm): Midnight, New Year's Eve: when all the hopes of new beginnings »
- Alex Billington
Exclusive: The Los Angeles Film Festival’s Nightfall section is hosting the world premiere of Midnighters, a thriller that marks the directorial debut of Julius Ramsay, an Emmy-nominated editor and director on AMC’s The Walking Dead. It bows Monday. Alston Ramsay penned the script, which opens at midnight on New Year's Eve in New England and centers on Lindsey and Jeff Pittman, whose strained marriage faces the ultimate test after they cover up a terrible crime and find… »
The Real Housewives of New York City cast member Luann (formerly Countess de Lesseps) is officially an actual housewife once again, having married Tom D'Agostino Jr. on New Year's Eve 2016. While Luann may have already tied the knot, she's still engaged on the current season of Rhonyc, and her rocky road to the altar has been a major story arc throughout seasons 8 and 9. After watching Luann's first marriage disintegrate, the demise of her long-time romance with French businessman Jacques Azoulay and her many exploits as a single gal in the city, viewers will finally see Luann say "I do," and fans must be breathing a collective sigh of relief that they'll no longer have to deal with Luann's obnoxious bridezilla behavior.
The 56-year-old comedian was promptly fired from the cable news network earlier this week after receiving backlash for a controversial photo shoot with photographer Tyler Shields, in which she posed with a bloodied replica of President Donald Trump's head.
Prior to Griffin's termination, Cooper -- who currently hosts Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN -- tweeted his disapproval of the photo shoot, writing: "For the record, I am appalled by the photo shoot Kathy Griffin took part in. It is clearly disgusting and completely inappropriate."
On Friday, Griffin and her attorney, Lisa Bloom, gave a press conference, defending the "true motivation behind the image," and addressed how the controversy surrounding the photo shoot has affected the former Life on the D-List star's career »
While controversy swirls around her, Kathy Griffin has taken the mic to defend herself. This week, the comedian was swiftly and widely criticized for sharing an image of herself holding up a prop meant to represent President Donald Trump's severed, bloody head. She was soon fired from her New Year's Eve hosting duties with CNN and several of her shows were canceled by the venues. The 56-year-old comedian and her lawyers faced the controversy head on with a press conference they hosted Friday afternoon. While surrounded by reporters, photographers and video cameras, Griffin told everyone watching that she does not fear President Donald Trump, who she claims is using her as a distraction from his »
On Friday, the 56-year-old comedian and her attorney, Lisa Bloom, addressed the media to "explain the true motivation behind the image, and respond to the bullying from the Trump family she has endured," Griffin's rep said in a statement ahead of the press conference.
Bloom first spoke on Griffin's behalf as she stood beside her, and argued that the former My Life on the D-List star has the "right to publicly parody the president." Griffin's lawyer explained that the photo was designed to make fun of Trump's comments he made about Megyn Kelly when he told CNN during his presidential campaign that she had "blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever." Bloom added that Griffin "never imagined" that people would see the »
The Oscar winner spoke with Et's Denny Directo at the launch party for Prive Revaux luxury sunglasses at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles on Thursday, where he opened up about the fallout surrounding Griffin's photo shoot, in which she held a facsimile of President Donald Trump's severed head.
"Listen, as comedians, sometimes you do go beyond, past the line," Foxx admitted. "I still love Kathy Griffin. She went past the line, she'll pay for it in the way she pays for it, and we'll go out and we'll laugh with her again."
Griffin faced immediate backlash for her role in the photo shoot and apologized hours later. However, the 56-year-old comedian was subsequently let go by CNN »
The comedy icon spoke with Et at the premiere of the new Showtime comedy I'm Dying Up Here, where he addressed the controversy surrounding Kathy Griffin's recent photo shoot in which she held a facsimile of President Donald Trump's severed head.
"I think it is the job of a comedian to cross the line at all times -- because that line is not real," Carrey, 55, explained matter-of-factly to Et's Leanne Aguilera on Wednesday night, just hours after Griffin was fired by CNN.
"If you step out into that spotlight and you're doing the crazy things that [Trump is] doing," Carrey continued, "we're the last line of defense. And really »
Kathy Griffin is acting more like an adversary of the U.S. than one of it's citizens ... according to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, which is slamming her controversial photo shoot. The Vfw -- the oldest war veterans organization -- is condemning Kathy's "incredibly revolting attack on the President of the United States" ... and does Not accept her apology. The message comes on the heels of CNN firing Kathy from its New Year's Eve show. »
- TMZ Staff
Kathy Griffin is not laughing—and neither is CNN. Less than 24 hours after the comedian incited a digital uproar with a video of herself holding a prop that was meant to represent President Donald Trump's severed head, the network has cut ties with the star. Griffin, a longtime comic, has co-hosted CNN's New Year's Eve broadcast since 2007 alongside anchor Anderson Cooper. However, according to a tweet from CNN's communications account, that will no longer be the case. "CNN has terminated our agreement with Kathy Griffin to appear on our New Year's Eve program," a tweet read on Wednesday afternoon. Meanwhile, not long after the the image »
The 56-year-old comedian has co-hosted CNN's New Year's Eve special alongside Anderson Cooper since 2007. On Wednesday, CNN tweeted that it has "terminated" its agreement with Griffin, despite her apology on Tuesday.
Et has reached out to Griffin for comment.
A source with knowledge of the situation tells Et that Griffin "crossed the line."
"Both Anderson [Cooper] and [CNN President] Jeff Zucker thought it was disgusting and way out of line," the source says. "Neither of them felt comfortable with having her back, so that sealed it. Anderson likes Kathy, and Jeff liked »
CNN announced Wednesday that comedian Kathy Griffin will no longer appear on its New Year’s Eve special after she went public with a photo of herself holding what was intended to look like President Donald Trump’s decapitated head.
“CNN has terminated our agreement with Kathy Griffin to appear on our New Year’s Eve program,” the network’s communications team said on its Twitter page.
— CNN Communications (@Cnnpr) May 31, 2017
Griffin apologized for the photo shortly after it posted on Tuesday. CNN said »
- Tierney McAfee
The network made the announcement via Twitter Wednesday morning.
“CNN has terminated our agreement with Kathy Griffin to appear on our New Year’s Eve program,” the CNN Public Relations account tweeted.
— CNN Communications (@Cnnpr) May 31, 2017
A spokesman for Griffin said she would have no comment beyond the apology video she posted on Tuesday.
The termination comes one day after the comedienne posted a photo and video of her holding a fake severed head of President Donald Trump. She later apologized for the photo and video, saying it went too far, and removed it from her Twitter account. She had made it as part of a photo shoot with Tyler Shields, but they did not disclose what the project was.
- Lawrence Yee and Ted Johnson
The 56-year-old comedian apologized on Tuesday for the shocking photo after it quickly caused widespread outrage, and now Anderson Cooper -- with whom Griffin has co-hosted CNN's New Year’s Eve special since 2007 -- has also condemned the image.
"For the record, I am appalled by the photo shoot Kathy Griffin took part in," Cooper tweeted on Tuesday. "It is clearly disgusting and completely inappropriate."
Cooper mirrored CNN's own statement about the photo shoot. The network said it's now "evaluating" Griffin's appearance on their New Year's Eve special.
"We found what she did disgusting and offensive," CNN said in a statement obtained by Et. "We are pleased to see she has apologized and asked that the photos »
If you've ever worried about having the perfect New Year's Eve, imagine how high-pressure throwing a wedding on the holiday must feel. Fortunately the idea wasn't the least bit daunting for celebrity couples like Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, and Michael Phelps and Nicole Johnson, who rang in the new year by making their love for each other official. Related17 of the Most Magical Winter Weddings »
- Quinn Keaney
We can't wait to see Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth tie the knot, but they don't need a ceremony to join their families. Since rekindling their romance in January 2016, the pair has grown even closer, not just with each other, but also with their soon-to-be in-laws. Aside from turning award shows into family affairs, the two made the holidays extra special by bringing their loved ones together for a New Year's Eve party in San Diego. But their big blended family shouldn't really come as a surprise. While Liam is extremely close with his famous older brothers, Miley has been her little sister Noah's biggest cheerleader as she follows in her musical footsteps. Catch a glimpse of the Cyrus-Hemsworth family's best moments together. Related7 Significant Things Miley Cyrus Has Said About Liam Hemsworth Since They Reconciled »
- Kelsie Gibson
Even though Transformers have been around since the 80s, the U.S. military has yet to unveil a real-working robot in disguise for use in battle. So leave it to the Russians to get there first. A new video from Ruptly TV shows off a life-sized Transformers that is packing a lot of heat. And it was made by a Russian stuntman.
Since debuting in the mid-80s as an animated TV series, comic book, and action figure line, these toys have long captured the imagination of children and adults alike. Both the Autobots and Decepticons are capable of transforming into various cars, trucks, planes, guns and even dinosaurs. They are never not fun. But now, one Russian stuntman and his son are taking it to the next level. They aren't content with playing shoot-em-up with their Transformers toys in the backyard. They are building their own living, breathing (sort »
Ryan Seacrest might be the busiest man in daytime television.
The 42-year-old TV personality was named Kelly Ripa's permanent co-host of Live on Monday, which means that he'll be moving from Los Angeles, California, to New York City, where the show tapes. While on Monday's show, Seacrest revealed that he will be keeping his home in L.A., and will be flying back to the West Coast on weekends.
Much of the former American Idol host's professional life is still back in L.A., except for ABC’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, which he hosts every year. A production source on Live tells Et that the "staff isn’t concerned about Ryan’s many gigs," noting that former co-host, Michael Strahan, also had multiple jobs.
"It’s being worked out so that Ryan is able to focus »
Have you heard? Luann De Lesseps is in love, she's in love and she doesn't care who knows it! Now three months into her marriage to Tom D'Agostino, Bravo fans will finally get to see why the Countess has never been happier on tonight's season 9 premiere of The Real Housewives of New York City. Luann walked down the aisle on New Year's Eve during an extravagant wedding ceremony, and ever since she became a married woman and left their troubles in the past, this reality star is living her best life. After all, De Lesseps' Rhony tagline this season is, "The only title I'd trade Countess for is wife." So without further ado, let's break »
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