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The comedian is returning to stand-up for the first time in 15 years.
Ellen Degeneres is returning to stand-up comedy with a new special for Netflix. It's been a decade and half since the talk show host's last stand-up special, so it didn't take much persuasion from the streaming company to convince her to get back in the game.
Ellen DeGeneres at the 'Finding Dory' premiere
It's now been announced that Ellen DeGeneres will return for a stand-up comedy special for Netflix, after she responded to a Tweet from the streaming service yesterday (May 24th 2017) reading: 'Looks like it's been 15 years since you did a stand-up special, @TheEllenShow. How about one for Netflix?'
Continue reading: Netflix Gets Ellen DeGeneres On Board For A New Stand-Up Comedy Special
Kardashian gave her first TV interview since the armed robbery took place in Paris last October.
Kim Kardashian has opened up in an emotional first interview in which she’s spoken about the traumatic armed robbery she suffered in Paris last year, revealing that the aftermath of the incident has changed her life completely.
The 36 year old mother-of-two appeared on ‘The Ellen Degeneres Show’ on Thursday (April 27th), which constituted her first formal interview appearance since the robbery occurred back on October 3rd in her private apartment in the French capital.
Kim Kardashian spoke to Ellen DeGeneres about the armed robbery in Paris
The popular talk show host did herself a spectacular injury while trying to save two glasses of wine.
Ellen Degeneres has told her audience about how she sustained a rather nasty injury while attempting to save two glasses of wine she was holding, falling “into a door” and dislocating her finger. Ouch!
Speaking to her crowd on Tuesday morning’s episode of her talk show (March 21st) before welcoming her guest, Claire Danes, she held up her hand in a splint to begin her story.
“I have something to show you — it’s that right here,” she said. “Can you see it? I broke my finger. I know what you’re thinking: ‘How can you host a show without the tip of your ring finger?!’ I’m not going to let this thing beat me. I am not!”
Continue reading: Ellen DeGeneres Reveals Dislocated Finger After 'Saving' Wine Spill
The talk-show hosts addresses the remarks with grace.
Ellen Degeneres has addressed the recent scandal surrounding gospel singer Kim Burrell, who was recently axed from the talk-show host's show after a video emerged of her regurgitating a string of homophobic comments ahead of her appearance. She spoke about the issue while interviewing Pharrell.
Ellen DeGeneres talks about Kim Burrell
Ellen has responded peacefully and without judgement to the situation regarding Burrell's anti-gay rant on a Facebook Live video, and explained that hateful comments like that merely encourage her to show more kindness and acceptance of people.
Continue reading: Ellen DeGeneres Opens Up About Kim Burrell's Homophobic Comments
Gospel singer Burrell gave a sermon in a church earlier this week in which she reportedly called homosexuals "perverted".
Janelle Monae has responded to the firestorm created by Kim Burrell’s recent homophobic rant, telling her fans that the gospel singer will not be performing with her and Pharrell Williams on the ‘Ellen Degeneres Show’ later this week.
The three singers were scheduled to perform their song ‘I See a Victory’ from the movie Hidden Figures – of which Monae herself is a star – on DeGeneres’ show on Thursday this week (January 5th). However, Burrell has been castigated for a recent sermon she delivered at a church in Houston where she described homosexuals as “perverted”.
The gospel singer, 44, has compounded the anger directed at her for refusing to back down or apologise for her comments in a later Facebook Live broadcast.
No-one deserves this more than our favourite talk-show host.
Ellen Degeneres journeyed to Washington DC this week to pick up her very well deserved Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama, who honoured her for her achievements in comedy and humility. Nothing could ruin this star's day - not even being temporarily barred from the White House.
Ellen DeGeneres is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom
The 'Finding Dory' star received the highest honour the United States has to offer for a civilian on Tuesday (November 22nd 2016) at the White House for her career as a comedian, talk-show host and actor, as well as the impact she has had on equality and the LGBTQ+ community.
The model wanted to go on a "digital detox"
Social media fan Kendall Jenner surprised her millions of followers earlier this week by deleting her Instagram profile without any explanation. However, it now seems that this wasn’t a hack or a mistake but a conscious effort to have a bit of a break.
Kendall Jenner is taking a "digital detox"
The model - who is sister to the famous Kardashian girls - appeared on the Ellen Degeneres Show to reveal why she made the decision to remove her account.
Continue reading: Kendall Jenner Reveals Why She Quit Instagram
The 58 year old comedienne and talk show host addressed the audience before Thursday's 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'.
With America torn after Tuesday’s presidential election that saw Donald Trump upset the pollsters’ predictions to become the 45th commander-in-chief, talk show host Ellen Degeneres has shared a message of optimism and hope on her show this week.
On Thursday’s episode (November 10th) of 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show', two days after Republican Trump won the election, Ellen began with a short speech to the audience.
Ellen DeGeneres shared a message of hope on her show on Thursday
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Miley tells fans she prepared for the role by even kissing a girl backstage
Miley Cyrus can add talk show host to her growing repertoire after filling in for Ellen Degeneres when the star was too sick to front The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday. The singing starlet took over the hot seat and promoted herself to the audience as someone ready to fill in Ellen’s shoes.
Miley Cyrus helped out Ellen DeGeneres when she wasn't feeling too well
Announcing the new host on Twitter, DeGeneres wrote: "The bad news is I’m sick & can’t tape my show today. The good news is @MileyCyrus dropped everything to host for me. Thanks, Miley!"
The talk show host angered some on Twitter when she posted a photoshopped image of herself on the gold medalist’s back.
Ellen Degeneres has defended herself on Twitter after she was accused of racism over a meme she shared featuring Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt. DeGeneres posted the meme on Monday and overnight she found herself at the center of a social media controversy, leading her to address the issue the next day.
DeGeneres had posted a photoshopped version of an image of Bolt smiling, as he sprinted to victory in the men's 100m semifinal at the Olympics in Rio. She had placed herself on the back of the gold medalist with the caption, "This is how I'm running errands from now on."
It's been 13 years since the release of the Disney/Pixar hit Finding Nemo, and filmmaker Andrew Stanton has opted to make a spin-off instead of a direct sequel, shifting the perspective to recount the life story of the forgetful blue tang. Because it centres on a personal quest, it's a very different style of movie, which makes some of the action feel rather contrived. But the characters are still vivid and likeable, and it's packed with meaningful themes.
The film opens with young Dory (voiced by Ellen DeGeneres) being taught by her parents (Diane Keaton and Eugene Levy) how to cope with her short-term memory problem. But she still gets lost. Then years later, after her adventure teaming up with Marlin (Albert Brooks) to help find his son Nemo (Hayden Rolence), she has a brief spark of memory and decides to find her family. Accompanied by Marlin and Nemo, Dory crosses the ocean to a California marine sanctuary, where they get separated. Dory gets help from cranky seven-tentacled Octopus Hank (Ed O'Neill), the perky whale shark Destiny (Kaitlin Olson) and a befuddled beluga whale (Ty Burrell). Meanwhile, Marlin and Nemo meet a pair of laddish sea lions (Idris Elba and Dominic West).
Continue reading: Finding Dory Review
The sequel brought in $136.2 million domestically.
Not unexpectedly, 'Finding Dory' has made not so much a splash at the weekend box office (June 17th 2016), but more a humongous tidal wave. The Disney Pixar animation has broken the record for the highest grossing animated debut in history. The 2018 release of 'Toy Story 4' has got a lot to live up to.
Finding Dory blows other animations out of the water
'Finding Dory' has followed the success of its predecessor by becoming the biggest opening for an animated film ever, bringing in $136.2 million domestically and beating 2007's 'Shrek the Third' (a Dreamworks feature) which had a $121.6 million debut.
Continue reading: 'Finding Dory' Smashes Weekend Box Office Figures With Record Opening
It's been 13 years since Finding Nemo took the world by storm, becoming one of Pixar's most successful films of all time.
Now writer-director Andrew Stanton is back, along with Ellen Degeneres voicing the forgetful blue tang Dory. In her varied career, from stand-up comic to sitcom star to talk show queen, DeGeneres has found Dory to be one of her most indelible alter-egos, so it wasn't difficult for her to return to the role, as Dory reflects her own approach to the world. "I think my comedy came from observing little details in life," she says. "What is most important are the details, not the broad strokes but noticing what's in between."
DeGeneres says that she's always been very sensitive, and tries to make people laugh without ridiculing anyone. "There's so much to laugh at without it being at someone else's expense," she says. And she applies this same positivity and honesty to every aspect of her life. "When you're gay and you're successful in this business, your whole team says, 'Don't rock the boat. You're doing fine - we know you're gay but, you know, just keep it down.' And I just thought, what's equally as important as my career is living my life without shame."
Continue reading: Ellen Degeneres Found Inspiration In Finding Dory
A successful outing from Pixar, not that we ever doubted it.
'Finding Dory' finally arrives in cinemas and it appears that this long awaited sequel to the much-adored 'Finding Nemo' was totally worth the wait - for fans of the original at least. Critics can't get enough of the overwhelming emotion of the movie, nor of its resonance in the world of childhood disability.
'Finding Dory' is probably the best sequel of the year
For every critic who's dismissing 'Finding Dory' as unoriginal, another one is exalting it for its sensitivity and relevance; suitably adapted for this decade but still remaining inescapably familiar after 13 years. 'It's like meeting up with an old friend and realizing that somehow, in spite of all the years and distance, no time has passed at all', Consequence Of Sound wrote.
Continue reading: 'Finding Dory': An Emotional Journey And The Reason Sequels Get Made
Ellen DeGeneres stole the blue carpet with Portia de Rossi.
'Finding Dory' made its world premiere in Los Angeles last night (June 8th 2016) with stars bringing along their entire families to share this long-awaited 'Nemo' spin-off. Voice actors old and new hit the big blue (carpet), as well as a number of other popular personalities.
Ellen Degeneres and Portia de Rossi were loved up on the blue carpet
The main star herself Ellen DeGeneres goofed around for the paparazzi ahead of the showing, accompanied by her gorgeous wife Portia de Rossi who absolutely stunned in a monochrome gown. DeGeneres reprises her role as Dory from 'Finding Nemo' in this new film that focuses on her overcoming her crippling short-term memory loss in order to find her long lost family.
Continue reading: 'Finding Dory' Finally Lands In Hollywood For It's World Premiere
Titi Pierce claims she suffered 'emotional distress' after the 'Ellen' segment aired.
Wow, comedians sure do have to watch what they say these days. A woman from Georgia has filed a lawsuit against Ellen Degeneres for pronouncing her unusual name in a none too flattering way on her show back in February 2016, during a segment entitled 'What's Wrong With These Signs?'.
Ellen DeGeneres is being sued for making fun of Titi Pierce
That week it was all about breast jokes, making fun of a care home named Nipple Convalescent Home, for example, and a real estate broker named Titi Pierce after photos of their awkward signposts were sent in by amused viewers. The real estate signpost which Titi headlined was submitted by a woman called Kimberley Jones from Warner Robins, Georgia.
Continue reading: Ellen DeGeneres Sued For Making Boob Joke About Realtor
Fans have been speculating that the upcoming animated film features a lesbian couple since its latest trailer premiered last week.
Pixar’s latest animated film Finding Dory could be about to break new ground, as many fans believe it features a lesbian couple. When the film’s latest trailer hit last week some fans noticed that it featured two women pushing a baby in a stroller, leading many to believe they were the studio's first lesbian couple.
Finding Dory may feature Pixar’s first lesbian couple.
In the clip the women are seen doting over a baby in a stroller who gets knocked over by an octopus (and then seemingly replaced by one). While the two characters probably only make a brief appearance in the film, they would be the studio’s first lesbian couple.
Continue reading: Will 'Finding Dory' Feature Pixar's First Lesbian Couple?
She's been separated from her family for too long.
A brand new trailer for 'Finding Dory' has been released, and this time we get a glimpse of her long forgotten past. It's actually the third trailer from the movie, and we really don't think we're going to last much longer with all this excitement.
Will Dory finally find her folks in Finding Dory?
It's kind of a sad story; as it happens, Dory has always struggled with short-term memory loss, resulting in her losing her family at a very young age. A young Dory can be heard calling out into the gloom of the ocean, to the dismay of two passing fish voiced by Kate McKinnon and Bill Hader.
Continue reading: Meet Young Dory In The Latest Trailer For 'Finding Dory'
Ellen asked Kanye about his infamous Twitter rants, and he ended up going on a real-life version of one.
Kanye West put in a typically memorable performance when he granted a rare talk show appearance to speak to Ellen Degeneres on Thursday (May 19th), turning it what many have described as a real-life version of one of his legendary Twitter outbursts.
During the episode, he discussed family life, the possibility of having more children, and his ideas for changing the world – of course. Everybody remembers the incident back in February, soon after the release of his seventh album The Life of Pablo, when the 38 year old rapper reached out to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for financial resources to help him realise his ideas, which attracted ridicule on social media.
Kanye West with his wife Kim at the Met Gala 2016
Continue reading: Kanye West 'Does A Kanye' On Ellen DeGeneres Show
Kim spoke with Ellen DeGeneres via FaceTime just hours before she accepted her Webby Award for breaking the internet.
Ahead of accepting the Break The Internet Award at this year’s Webby Awards ceremony, Kim Kardashian joked that she “doesn’t think anyone wants to see” her in the nude.
The 35 year old reality star spoke to chat show host Ellen DeGeneres via FaceTime on Monday (May 16th), hours before she was due to accept the award, while she was busy in the make-up chair getting ready and choosing her dress.
In the interview, which was broadcast the following day, Kim had a brainstorming session with DeGeneres about how she would frame her very short acceptance speech, which by Webbys convention has to be only five words long.
Gosling and his wife Eva Mendes welcomed their second daughter, Amada, last month.
Ryan Gosling has spoken about life with his newly extended family, saying that the experience is magical having welcomed his second daughter last month.
He told ‘Good Morning America’ host Amy Robach earlier this week that he’s enjoying life at home, despite being outnumbered three to one by girls now that he and his wife Eva Mendes had added newborn Amada to their family. “It's heaven,” he said, “it's like walking through a field of flowers every day. I live with angels.”
Ryan Gosling at the premiere of 'The Nice Guys'
Continue reading: Ryan Gosling Speaks About His Two Daughters
The actress was put under pressure by talk show host Ellen DeGeneres
Actress Mila Kunis got more than she bargained for when promoting her latest comedy Bad Moms on the Ellen Degeneres Show when she found herself being encouraged to reveal titbits about her sex life with husband Ashton Kutcher.
Mila Kunis was mortified by the line of questionning from Ellen
The 32-year-old started the conversation innocently enough by talking about her one-year-old daughter Wyatt and telling Ellen - and Kristen Bell who was sharing the couch with her - that she would definitely like to have more children.
Continue reading: Mila Kunis Reluctantly Reveals Secrets Of Her Sex Life
Mario Lopez has hinted that he could replace Michael Strahan on 'Live With Kelly and Michael' and spoke about his admiration for host Kelly Ripa.
The 'Extra' host admitted he was flattered by reports linking him to the role after Michael quit to focus full time on 'Good Morning America' and spoke about his admiration for host Kelly Ripa.
He told chat show host Ellen Degeneres: ''That's very flattering. Very flattering. I know, people were saying that. I love Kelly. I've guest hosted with her a few times she's awesome. I actually did a movie with her husband Marc who's a real good guy.
Continue reading: Mario Lopez To Replace Michael Strahan On Live?
Chris Hemsworth surprised one of his biggest fans with a massage when he paid a visit to her office.
Chris Hemsworth surprised one of his biggest fans with a back rub.
The 'Thor' actor stopped by the Warner Bros' employee's cubicle during a recent appearance on the 'Ellen Degeneres' show and gave her a hug and a massage before inviting her to the New York premiere of his upcoming movie 'Ghostbusters'.
He then played limbo with a group of employees before shots of tequila were passed around.
Continue reading: Chris Hemsworth's Massage For Fan
Quincy Jones’ dream of starring in his own HBO special will come true, thanks to Ellen.
Ellen Degeneres has helped a terminally ill aspiring comedian land his own HBO comedy special. Quincy Jones, was diagnosed with stage 4 mesothelioma cancer in July was given a year to live. The 32-year-old is currently undergoing chemotherapy and had been raising funds to tape a stand-up special via a Kickstarter campaign.
Ellen DeGeneres has helped a terminally ill aspiring comedian’s dreams come true.
Jones’ Kickstarter first caught Degeneres’ eye earlier this month and last week he appeared on her show to talk more about the campaign. On Monday Jones was back and this time the talk show host had some very special news for him.
Continue reading: Ellen DeGeneres Helps Terminally Ill Comedian Land HBO Special
Since Nemo and his father were reunited, the residents living in the coral off the great barrier reef have been the best of friends but Dory keeps on finding herself questioning her past. Now, everyone's favourite forgetful fish is about to set out on a mission to find her own parents.
As Nemo and Marlin are both all too aware of Dory's lack of oceanly experience, they feel that accompanying her on her mission is the only way to make sure she's safe. The two little clown fish and the blue tang soon find themselves in water that they're unfamiliar with.
Dory's search takes her to new locations outside of the ocean too, whilst at the Monterey Marine Life Institute the forgetful fish meets up with some friends - new and old.
Continue: Finding Dory Trailer
‘The Big Bang Theory’ star says she already feels like 2016 is much better than 2015 already.
Kaley Cuoco has opened up about her rough 2015 which included the end of her one-and-a-half-year marriage to tennis pro Ryan Sweeting. Appearing on 'The Ellen Degeneres Show', Cuoco said she was in a much better place now, admitting that 2015 had been ‘bizarre’ and ‘rough’.
Kaley Cuoco has spoken to Ellen Degeneres about her divorce.
Speaking to DeGeneres on Tuesday’s edition of the chat show, Cuoco said: “Last year was very bizarre. We all go through really weird ups and downs. And sometimes I'm a little bit more seen.”
Continue reading: Kaley Cuoco Opens Up About Ryan Sweeting Divorce
Adele's performance of 'All I Ask' during Monday night's Grammys was plagued with sound difficulties.
After the technical difficulties that plagued her high-profile Grammys performance, Adele has revealed that she “cried pretty much all day” afterwards.
In an interview on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Thursday (February 18th), she told Ellen that the strange sounds that could be heard throughout her rendition of ‘All I Ask’ during Monday night’s awards show were because of microphone problems that couldn’t be put right on the spot.
Continue reading: Adele "Cried All Day" After Grammys Sound Problems
She also announced a huge world tour in support of brand new album 'Anti' on the 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'.
She’s just released her eighth album Anti, after many long months of waiting, so she’s got every right to say she’s busy. However, Rihanna says that not only is she too busy to be in a relationship, she also hasn’t even got time to text!
The 27 year old megastar appeared on the Ellen Degeneres show on Thursday (February 4th) to talk about her new album, and where her personal life is right now.
“I'm single right now. And it's not that I'm like ‘Oh, pro single. Yes, I hate men’. I just think that I just have so much on my plate that I can’t even find the time to entertain a steady relationship or anything serious,” she told Ellen. “Or even a text. Right now it's just crazy.”
Continue reading: Rihanna Says She Hasn't Got Time For A Relationship
Ellen and Portia have put to bed rumours about when they're going to have a baby. Let them explain...
The popular talk show host, 57, made the announcement on her show on Thursday (January 14th) that she and her wife Portia de Rossi have gotten a new puppy, which they’ve named ‘Kid’ and described as “absolutely adorable”.
“I have not talked about this yet, but we have a new puppy," she announced on her syndicated show. "Portia and I got a puppy and his name is Kid so now we have a kid.”
Continue reading: Ellen DeGeneres And Portia De Rossi Have A Kid! Kind Of...
The hit US talk show is set to air on ITV 2 beginning next Monday.
Over 12 years since it debuted in the US on NBC, ‘The Ellen Degeneres Show’ is finally coming to UK television after campaigning by the show’s fans in Britain. The highly rated chat show, which is known for attracting A-list guests, will be broadcast on ITV2 starting next Monday (January 18th).
Ellen Degeneres is finally bringing her hit talk show to the UK.
Announcing the news Degeneres, who has 52.4million followers on Twitter, tweeted: ‘We got Elley on the Telly! I’ll see you on @ITV2, UK. #GetElleyOnTheTelly’. The show will be broadcast on ITV2 on weekdays at 1:45pm, starting off with brand new episodes from the current series.
Continue reading: 'The Ellen Degeneres' Show Is Finally Coming To The UK!
The star revealed all on The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Sofia Vergara’s wedding to Joe Manganiello looked like one of the most spectacular events of the year with a beautiful bride, a handsome groom and Vergara’s son turned father-of-the-bride. And on a recent Ellen appearance Sofia confirmed everything that the endless Instagram pictures suggested: it was a fabulous day.
The beautiful couple got married late last month
The Modern Family actress appeared on the Ellen Degeneres Show sofa to talk about her November, 22 wedding and to tease her friend for not turning up to the nuptials.
Continue reading: Sofia Vergara's Wedding Was As Fabulous As It Looked
One Direction played a game of 'Never Have I Ever' on 'The Ellen Show' on Wednesday, with surprising results.
One Direction are at last wrapping up their world tour in promotion of their newly-released album, and stopped off on the ‘The Ellen Show’ to tell Ellen Degeneres some of their secrets in a game of ‘Never Have I Ever’ – and the revelations were surprising!
Band leader Harry Styles made a couple of eyebrow-raising reveals during the short game on the show on Wednesday (November 18th), admitting that he once snogged one of the band’s fans, and also that he has gotten romantically involved with somebody twice his age.
Dory, everyones favourite forgetful fish from Finding Nemo is back and it looks like she might have finally remembered something! In the long-awaited follow-up to the 2003 animated classic, Dory takes center stage as she sets off on an adventure of a lifetime, with some familiar friends in tow.
Set six months after Finding Nemo, amnesiac blue tang Dory is suffering from a case of sleep swimming that leads her to a life-changing revelation. For the first time in her life, Dory begins to recall her childhood memories and even her long-lost parents.
With a faint recollection of something about "the jewel of Monterey, California”, Dory sets out to finally find her family, accompanied by her friend Nemo and his father Marlin. Travelling to the Monterey Marine Life Institute, Dory soon finds some new companions, Bailey, a white beluga whale, Destiny, a whale shark and Hank the octopus, who become her guides as she sets out to discover her past.
Continue: Finding Dory - Teaser Trailer
Talia Castellano, the 13-year-old cancer sufferer who created YouTube videos of make-up demonstrations, died on Tuesday 16th July. She lost her battle with neuroblastoma and leukaemia. Ellen DeGeneres and a number of other celebrities were fans of her videos and have mourned her passing.
Talia Castellano, the 13-year-old, who enchanted America with her makeup videos died on Tuesday (16th July). Talia had battled with cancer: she suffered from neuroblastoma and leukaemia.
Ellen Degeneres, pictured at the Netflix premiere of Arrested Development, was a fan of Talia's YouTube videos.
Neuroblastoma affects the nerve tissue. According to Cancer.org, it is common in children under the age of 1 and affects around 700 children in the US every year. In the majority of cases, including Talia's, it can spread to other parts of the body.
Continue reading: Talia Castellano, 13-Year-Old CoverGirl Model, Loses Her Cancer Battle
Jimmy Kimmel had to content with TWO brides turning up to his wedding day. But which one did he marry?
TV host Jimmy Kimmel must have had the shock of his life to find two ladies in veils and white dresses were in attendance at his wedding, narrowly mistaking his fiancé Molly McNearney for mischievous guest and Precious actress Gabourey Sidibe, according to Yahoo! OMG. Kimmel and his girlfriend of two years MollyMcNearney married in a romantic Californian ceremony, packed with A-list guests, including Matt Damon, his wife Luciana, Emily Blunt, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck, Ellen Degeneres, Portia DeRossi, Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard, Stanley Tucci and John Krasinski who all turned up the exclusive Ojai event.
Gabourey Sidibe Showed Her Sneaky Side By Arriving At The Kimmel/McNearney Wedding In A Bridal Gown.
Kimmel and McNearney hadn't planned on another bride turning up to their nuptials but this didn't stop Gabourey Sidibe, clad in white veil and bridal train, from making an entrance to remember when she stepped out of her black limo with a girlfriend as her 'bridesmaid' to help her with the flowing white gown. The Jimmy Kimmel Live host and his new wife Molly - the head writer on his show - showed their sense of humour, welcoming their prankster guest with laughter as both clearly enjoyed the stunt. So as not to hog the limelight from beautiful bride Molly, Sidibe changed into a tight red dress and flat white shoes after the surprise had rippled through the wedding party.
Continue reading: Gabourey Sidibe Pranks Jimmy Kimmel On His Marriage To Molly McNearney
TV host Jimmy Kimmel was surprised to find two ladies in veils and white dresses were in attendance but only one of whom was his fiancé Molly McNearney.
Jimmy Kimmel and his long-term lover MollyMcNearney have married in a romantic Californian ceremony. The star-studded ceremony was packed with A-list guests, including Matt Damon, his wife Luciana, Emily Blunt, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck, Ellen Degeneres, Portia DeRossi, Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard, Stanley Tucci and John Krasinski who all turned up the exclusive Ojai event.However, all eyes turned to the drive as a guest dressed in an elegant white wedding gown stepped out of a black limo and made her way towards the reception to be greeted.
Was Jimmy Kimmel Confused When Two Ladies In White Dresses Approached Him?
Continue reading: Jimmy Kimmel Married, But Why Did Two Brides Turn Up To The Wedding?
In a female dominated list, Oprah is back!
Forbes have just released their 100 Most Influential Entertainers list and Oprah has made a comeback as No. 1. True, it might not be a real comeback, considering that she only dropped to No. 2 in the past two years, but this is Oprah Winfrey we’re talking about – the woman never does anything halfway, comebacks included. According to Forbes, Winfrey has had an $88 million drop in earnings between June of last year and June 2013. However, the chart makes it clear that other factors, besides earnings are also taken into consideration when creating the list.
This year Winfrey returnes to her rightful place.
And while it is unknown exactly what those factors are – marketability, social media presence and entrepreneurial decisions are thought to be among them – Winfrey’s handling of the nosedive her OWN network took in the last two years, as well as her management of the rest of her media empire, including O Magazine, a network on Sirius XM and shows by protégés like Dr Phil means that she once again fits the bill. Winfrey made $77 million last year, down significantly from $165 million for the same period last year. That’s still a lot of money though, even for the entertainment industry, and the media empress is set to increase said profits in the coming year, as her newly rebuilt OWN network is predicted to begin turning a profit by the end of 2013. This year, OWN has undergone a complete overhaul, cutting out unprofitable project and replacing them with original programming, created by Winfrey herself with the help of Tyler Perry – another Forbes 100 staple.
The comedienne is working with Jeff Kleeman to bring Graham's first novel to the small screen
Ellen Degeneres will produce a new television series based on Lauren Graham's debut novel, Someday, Someday, Maybe, with the book being turned into a one-hour drama series for Warner Bros. TV. Graham is currently in the process of developing her work for the screen, The Hollywood Reported confirmed on Tuesday (June 11) this week.
The Gilmore Girls actress released the semi-autobiographical account of her time in New York as a young, budding actress earlier this year, with the book reaching the top-spot of the New York Times bestseller list upon it's release. Graham will write the script, which will stick to the story of a young woman who has reached the final six months of her three-year plan to make it as an actress whilst living in New York City.
Jeff Kleeman will be producing the series with DeGeneres and will see Graham team up with Warner Bros. for the first time since the end of her seven season-run on The Gilmore Girls. The series is in a foetus-like stage at the moment, with no potential stars lined-up for the show as of yet. We'll keep you posted on developments as they progress.
Continue reading: Ellen DeGeneres Working On New TV Series Based On Lauren Graham Novel
Courteney Cox and David Arquette have finalized their divorce, but their friendship is stronger than ever.
Courteney Cox's divorce from David Arquette is finally complete, two years after the couple decided to end their decade long marriage. "Irreconcilable differences have caused the irremediable breaking of the marriage," say the papers signed by Cox, Arquette and a judge. "The marital status of the parties is terminated."
Friends actress Cox, 48, and movie actor Arquette, 41, announced their separate way back in October 2010 and both filed divorce papers on the same day in June 2012. By all accounts, the couple have behaved admirably through the divorce and it's easily one of the most amicable celebrity breakups of recent times - probably owing to their 8-year-old daughter Coco. The couple remain the tightest of friends, "He's my best friend in the world," the Cougar Town star said on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in January. "I love him." The following week, Scream actor Arquette told People magazine, "She's incredible. ... I love her, too, and she's an amazing person, a beautiful person. I don't recommend divorce in general, but he is my best friend and we've both grown and changed, and I think we both appreciate each other more. I hope he does. I do."
Following their split, apparently over Arquette's infidelity, Courteney and Coco regularly turned out to watch the actor during his stint on Dancing with the Stars.
Continue reading: Courteney Cox Divorce Is Easily The Most Amicable In Celebrity History
Breaking news: gorgeous actress Amanda Seyfried feels good naked.
Amanda Seyfried doesn’t have any body image issues concerning her breasts – not anymore at least. The actress was recently a guest on The Ellen Degeneres Show and the conversation somehow turned to the size of Amanda’s assets – which the actress clearly had no problem with. She did advocate against harsh diets though, saying: "I looked way better when I was 15. I had huge breasts, and then I came to Hollywood and I was like 'I got to lose weight. I got to look thin and fit,' and I lost them a little bit."
The actress admitted that she now has no problem with the size and shape of any part of her body, but it did take her a while to get to this point. When Ellen asked whether Seyfried now thinks she looks good naked, the Red Riding Hood actress had this to say: "At this point in my life I do. Because you know what, it just doesn't matter anymore. You just have to. Like, when you're young you don't appreciate it, and I feel like everyone that's a bit older wishes they appreciated when they were young."
The topic came about when Amanda and Ellen were discussing Seyfried’s recent appearance in Allure magazine’s 'How to Look Good Naked' issue. When asked by the host why she was the only woman in the issue, who wasn’t actually naked (so don't waste your time scouring Google), Seyfried answered: “I really don’t know. No one asked me to be. I don’t wanna take it personally, but no one mentioned nudity.”
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'Epic' star Amanda Seyfried confesses her breasts got smaller when she got in acting due to pressure to lose weight.
Amanda Seyfried laments her weight loss when she moved to Hollywood because she lost her 'beautiful huge breasts' that she possessed as a teenager.
In an interview on 'The Ellen Degeneres Show', the 'Les Miserables' star was asked if she felt that she looked good naked. 'At this point in my life, I do', she said, adding that she thinks that most older people wished that they'd appreciated what they had when they were young. 'I looked way better when I was 15', she confessed. 'I had beautiful huge breasts and then I came to Hollywood and I was like, 'I gotta lose weight, I gotta look thin and fit' and I lost them a little bit.' The 27-year-old insisted, however, that she didn't miss them because they were 'quite uncomfortable' but claimed that she had 'some nice curves' and thinks that women should embrace their figures 'as opposed to trying to get rid of everything all the time.'
It might have been a case of TMI for many viewers, but she nonetheless earned applause from the studio crowd with her empowering comments on the pressures of being too slim. The star didn't have to worry too much about her figure in her recent project though which saw her voice protagonist MK in the animated movie 'Epic' which is now out in movie theatres.
Continue reading: Amanda Seyfried Thinks She Looked 'Feminine' With A Larger Bust
Amanda Seyfried says she lost weight after moving to Hollywood.
Les Miserables actress Amanda Seyfried says she lost her "beautiful, huge breasts" after moving to Hollywood to pursue a career in movies. The 27-year-old - who plays Linda Lovelace in a forthcoming biopic - called in on the Ellen Degeneres show this week to discuss her beginnings.
"I looked way better when I was 15. I had beautiful, huge breasts!" the actress explained, "And then I came to Hollywood and I was like I gotta lose weight. I gotta look thin. I gotta get fit. And I lost them a little bit." It seems she lost more than "a little bit," telling DeGeneres she was an D cup though that she doesn't miss them, "...because they were ... uncomfortable."
Despite her own decisions, Seyfried warned, "I was feminine. I had some nice curves. And I think we should appreciate that instead of trying to get rid of everything."
Continue reading: Amanda Seyfried Wants Her 'Beautiful, Huge Breasts' Back!
The Ellen show became the cause for the long awaited reunion.
Jennifer Aniston got to co-host The Ellen Degeneres Show this week and gave us all a mini Friends reunion in the process. In the slightly awkward, slightly confusing bit, Aniston was nervous about the gig and she naturally went to her former co-star Matthew Perry for some sage advice. Except Perry wasn’t exactly thrilled to see her at the door, at 8AM no less. And when Aniston objected that they “used to do walk into each other’s apartments all the time”, Perry made a valid point (which went straight to the hearts of Friends fans).
Anniston was apparently the brains behind the reunion.
"That was a TV show," he counters. "We haven't actually seen each other in a really long time. Like eight years."
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This week's episode of Ellen saw half of the Friends cast reunited.
Well, the long awaited Friends reunion finally happened, though probably not in the way fans of the show had hoped. It might have been a three-minute sketch with just three of the show’s stars, but hey, we take what we can get. The occasion was Jennifer Aniston’s gig co-hosting The Ellen Degeneres Show.
The premise was pretty simple – Jen is nervous and so she goes to seek hosting advice from a veteran – her longtime pal and Friends co-star, Matthew Perry. Except Perry is not really in the mood to talk (“Maybe you shouldn’t show up at somebody’s house at 8AM and you should call first”) To Jen’s dismay, things have changed between the Friends, or maybe, as Perry hints, they were never really all that friendly and it was all just an act for the cameras. Except that’s when Courteney Cox (aka Monica) comes out of his house and the, ahem, stuff hits the fan.
“Court!” Aniston exclaims.
Continue reading: Jennifer Aniston Co-Hosting "Ellen" Turns Into A Mini Friends Reunion
Cher's visit to The Ellen DeGeneres Show this week was definitely a family affair.
Cher stopped by Ellen yesterday to have for a chat about her life, her career and her son Chaz. Not before a quick outfit change for Ellen though, as it turned out she and Cher were wearing the same thing! Ok, they weren’t really, the whole thing was a gag by Ellen to tease her iconic guest’s appearance. On the day before, the talk show host tweeted a digitally altered image of Cher’s body in her infamous sequined bodysuit, but with Ellen’s head, instead of her own, The Daily Mail reports. Ah, the magic of image-altering software! The sailor hat was a nice touch as well.
The gags were set aside during Cher’s actual visit though, as she, her 86-year-old mother 86-year-old mother Georgia Holt and her 61-year-old half-sister Georganne LaPiere talked to Ellen about the coming out story of Cher’s son, Chaz Bono. Apparently Chaz didn’t go the traditional route and instead came out to his grandmother first, with Cher being the last one to find out that her son was gay.
'That's a big deal to come out to the grandmother,' DeGeneres said.
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Jennifer Aniston appeared on Ellen DeGeneres' show today to address the rumours about a potential Friends reunion.
Jennifer Aniston dropped by The Ellen Degeneres Show today (April 18) to talk upcoming releases, scaring tactics and share a few personal details too, however one subject of conversation stood out among the rest and that was the potential Friends reunion. Ever since the show came to an end in 2004 there have been rumours of a reunion show/feature length movie, but in recent weeks this chatter has been louder than ever. So, will there be a reunion happening?
According to Jen, the answer is unfortunately a resounding no. The actress stated that the only mutterings of a potential Friends reunion have come from Ellen herself or internet rumours as she insisted that as far as she knows it, there isn't going to be a reunion between the Central Perk regulars. “I’m responsible for the entire Friends reunion that’s going to happen. Or is it?” DeGeneres asks, her question greeted by rounds of cheers from the studio audience. “Well, you’re hearing it here first…as am I, “ the actress, who played Rachel Green on the hit sitcom replied, asking, “Did Matthew Perry start that? Because he’s been getting some good airtime on this show. I’ve been watching.”
Jen is the latest person to deny the rumours of a Friends reunion in the space of a week, with the show's co-creator Mara Hoffman denying the reunion rumours to E! News on Tuesday (April 16) night at the premiere of Call Me Crazy premiere. Looks like we'll have to keep on waiting fellow Friends fans because a reunion show is looking less and less likely with each passing day.
Both Albert Brooks and Ellen DeGeneres have signed on for the Finding Nemo sequel, Finding Dory.
Disney Pixar has announced plans to release Finding Dory, the sequel to the smash hit Finding Nemo, in November 2015. The sequel has long been in the works, though Pixar has finally tied up deals for Ellen GeDeneres, Albert Brooks and director Andrew Stanton to return.
The sequel will focus on DeGeneres' Dory character, though according to Deadline.com, it was Brooks that took the most persuading to return. Earlier this year, the veteran finally closed a "fat deal" to reprise the voice of Marlin. The actor has enjoy somewhat of a renaissance since starring in the original movie, starring in Judd Apatow's This Is 40, as well as the bad-add Bernie Rose in Nicolas Refn Winding's Drive. He's also working on another novel, after his debut Twenty Thirty: The Real Story of What Happened To America became an instant bestseller. There's also talk that Brooks will write and direct another comedy, similar to The Muse and Lost In America.
Anyway, it's all speculation for now, as Brooks has committed to Finding Dory, considered by Pixar as another chance to break animation records. Announcing her involvement this week, DeGeneres said in a statement, "I have waited for this day for a long, long, long, long, long time."
Continue reading: Finding Dory: DeGeneres Signs On, But Albert Brooks Took Some Persuading
Ellen DeGeneres returns as Dory for the Finding Nemo sequel, but this time, the focus is very much on her.
Dory - the little blue fish voiced by talk show host Ellen Degeneres - will be the focus of the Finding Nemo sequel Finding Dory, announced by Pixar this week. The follow-up to the 2003 Oscar winner will be directed by original Nemo filmmaker Andrew Stanton and is set for release on November 25, 2015.
"I have waited for this day for a long, long, long, long, long, long time," DeGeneres said in a press release. "I'm not mad it took this long. I know the people at Pixar were busy creating Toy Story 16. But the time they took was worth it. The script is fantastic. And it has everything I loved about the first one: It's got a lot of heart, it's really funny, and the best part is - it's got a lot more Dory." Pixar - who have worked long and hard to prepare the Nemo sequel - say the film is "set in part along the California coastline" and will feature returning favorites, however it also "welcomes a host of new characters, including a few who will prove to be a very important part of Dory's life."
It marks the latest sequel/prequel in Pixar's oeuvre, along with the Toy Story movies, Cars and the forthcoming Monster's Inc prequel Monster's University, set for release this summer. Elsewhere, the Disney-owned company has a follow-up to Oscar-winner Brave on the horizon, as well as The Good Dinosaur, directed by Bob Petersen, a new project helmed by Up's Peter Doctor and an untitled movie about the Day of the Dead, directed by Nemo co-helmer Lee Unkrich, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Continue reading: Ellen DeGeneres Takes The Lead In Nemo Sequel 'Finding Dory'
Ellen DeGeneres will be around for four more years, at least.
Looks like you're all going to be seeing plenty more of Ellen Degeneres in the coming years. She's also going to get plenty richer after it was announced The Ellen DeGeneres Show has been renewed till the 2016-2017 television season, in 96 per cent of the United States.
The renewal includes all ten NBC owned stations and 179 additional stations. Overall, Ellen is tied with Dr Phil for the No.1 syndicated talk show this season among the key women 25-54 demographic, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The popular show is pulling in 3.2 million viewers on average - a massive number for a day-time talk show in turbulent times for the genre. Ricki Lake, Anderson Cooper and Jeff Probst have had their shows cancelled, while 'The View' is undergoing a major overhaul with Joy Behar departing and rumors that Elisabeth Hasselbeck will be moved on because of her conservative views.
The good news for Ellen was announced on Monday, by Ken Werner president of Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. "Ellen is quite simply the best. Day in and day out she and her team produce a unique and compelling hour of entertainment which is appointment television for legions of women. We are absolutely thrilled that NBC, Ellen, Warner Bros. and all of our station partners will be continuing our successful relationship for years to come," read a statement. Valari Staab, president of NBC Owned Television Stations described Ellen as "the crown jewel of the NBC Owned Television Stations daytime lineup," adding, "We are proud and thrilled to extend our relationship with Ellen DeGeneres, all the great people."
Continue reading: Four More Years! Ellen DeGeneres Signs Bumper Contract Renewal
It's safe to say Katy Perry stole the entire show at the Grammy awards on Sunday evening (February 10, 2013) in a mint green Gucci dress that featured a rather revealing keyhole cut-out. It quickly caused excitement on Twitter, with fans of the star lauding her daring choice of dress. It wasn't just her followers who noticed either, with various amusing photographs of celebrities in awe of Perry's, ugh, assets, circulating online today.
Elton John, of all people, was caught out cheekily eyeing up Perry's dress, while television star Ellen Degeneres made a joke of the elephant in the room, staring intently at Perry's chest as her girlfriend Portia De Rossi looked on. "I was inspired by Priscilla Presley in the Seventies... Married to Elvis Presley, of course," Perry told Ryan Seacrest of her Grammys dress. Seacrest himself joked that he had luckily had plenty of practice at staying focused when at eye level. One man who did manage to keep his eyes on the ball was Perry's boyfriend John Mayer, who was photographed staring straight into Katy's eyes when the pair were snapped taking their seats. The 35-year-old blues guitarist admitted that he's been thinking about marrying Perry, 28, sometime in the future. When asked whether a wedding would be a possibility, Mayer said, "Of course. I mean, I'm still the kid from Connecticut. That's what you do," according to the Daily Mail.
Continue reading: Katy Perry Ignores Grammys Dress Code In Flesh Baring Dress (Pictures)
Finding Nemo 3-D will head to UK cinemas on March 29, 2013, giving families the chance to relive one of the best loved animated movies in recent memory - but this time, in spectacular 3-D. It's the type of movie that lends itself well to the new technology, unlike other movies that are seemingly released in 3-D for the sake of it.
The Pixar movie - in case you didn't know - tells the story of an over-protective clownfish named Marlin (voiced by Albert Brooks) who searches for his abducted son Nemo (Alexander Gould) with the help of a regal tang name Dory (Ellen Degeneres). The 3-D version hit cinemas across the pond in September 2012 and won instantaneous acclaim from critics. It currently holds a score of 99% on Rotten Tomatoes, making it one of the best reviewed movies on the entire site. Time Out said, "I was swept up in its dazzling stream of rainbow corals, amused by the stoner turtles going with the flow, sharks battling their own regressive instincts and DeGeneres' scatterbrained Dory." Nell Minow of the Chicago Sun-Times said, "It makes even more compelling what is still my all-time favorite Pixar film." The Guardian's Peter Bradshaw was similarly impressed by the 3-D overhaul, writing, "It's all tremendously entertaining stuff, with oodles of wonderful detail and superb direction by Andrew Stanton."
Continue reading: Finding Nemo 3-D Heading To UK Cinemas In March 2013 (Trailer)
Marlin is a clown fish with deep anxiety issues who lives alone with his sheltered son Nemo who has just started school. His over-protectiveness coupled with peer pressure soon drives Nemo to become a little more daring, however, and he ends up being captured and taken all the way to Sydney. Determined not to lose his beloved son, Marlin sets out on a death-defying adventure with a Blue Tang fish called Dory who suffers from short term memory loss. With danger at every turn, Marlin braves the open ocean and discovers a sense of courage and self-worth he never knew he had.
'Finding Nemo' was directed by Oscar winners Andrew Stanton ('WALL-E', 'John Carter') and Lee Unkrich ('Monsters, Inc. ', 'Toy Story 2') and written by Bob Peterson ('Up') and David Reynolds (additional writer for 'A Bug's Life'). It became both a commercial and critical success on its release through Pixar in 2003 grossing $921,743,261 worldwide and was nominated for two BAFTAs and a Golden Globe and won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. It was this major appeal that has prompted a re-release in stunning 3D almost ten years later. 'Finding Nemo 3D' will hit cinemas on March 29th 2013.
Director: Andrew Stanton
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The world is still waiting for its first glimpse of Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green's baby son Noah, with the couple leaving fans guessing as to what the 12-week-old baby looks like. Fox again stopped at home to care for the tot this week, with Green tasked with taking his son, Kassius, Christmas shopping in Los Feliz, reports the Daily Mail.
The former Beverly Hills 90210 actor headed out with his eldest son to pick up some gifts for the family, buying an Atari flashback, a Nutcracker figurine and wrapping paper. The shopping trip came shortly after Fox appeared on the Ellen Degeneres show, speaking about baby Noah's appearance for the first time. "He looks, I would say 70 per cent like Brian. He was his identical twin when he came out and recently he's been getting chubbier and everyone's like oh, he's so chubby now he looks like you and I don't know how I should take that," she told the host. The Transformers star also discussed how she kept Noah's birth a secret for weeks because Reese Witherspoon went into labour with her son Tennessee the day before. "She went into labour the day before I did and all of the paparazzi followed her to Santa Monica and so when I went into labour I went to Cedars [Sinai hospital] and nobody cared or knew or was there and so I got in and out."
Brian and Megan married in an intimate ceremony in Hawaii in June 2010 after a six year relationship. Kassius is Brian's son from his previous relationship to the actress Vanessa Marcil.
Continue reading: Megan Fox Cares For Noah As Brian Austin Green Goes Christmas Shopping
Rachel and Finn have had a very tumultuous relationship in Glee, to say the least. But in real life the actors who play both those characters have a dream-like relationship.
Lea Michele (Rachel) and Cora Monteith (Finn) have been dating for months but they only unveiled the news publicly on Ellen, to its host Ellen Degeneres. Ellen asked him about 'Monchele' and what it means. He replied "Well, of course I know what Monchele is... it's Monteith and Michele... Yeah [we are a couple]." The news of which inspired the audience to scream their approval.
Despite both looking as though they're in high school, like their famous Glee characters, Michele is in fact 26 while Cory is 30, and it's right about time for a grown-up relationship. Michele is gracing the cover of Marie Claire this month in which she has spoken about her relationship with Cory. "I don't even remember a time when he wasn't my boyfriend. No one knows me better than Cory," quotes NY Daily News. "No one knows what it's been like to go through this more than he does. Feeling like you have that net underneath you allows you to jump higher and go farther... He makes me feel like I can do anything. For the first time in my life, I feel really, really settled and happy. I feel like the luckiest girl in the world."
Continue reading: Glee's Lea Michele And Cory Monteith Open Up About Their Relationship
Ellen Degeneres has never been one to suffer fools gladly. When her recent chat show guest John Travolta tried to talk her through his hot chocolate obsession, guiding her through the various types of cocoa bean the world has to offer, she promptly cut him off, saying “I’m gonna interrupt just one second because this is incredibly boring.” Luckily, the Grease star was in on the joke and cracked a smile, as Ellen dissed his bizarre obsession.
In fact, Travolta was really on the show to promote the charity Christmas album that he is releasing with Olivia Newton-John. The album features guests such as James Taylor, Tony Bennett and Barbra Streisand. Oh… and Kenny G. “All the proceeds go to our charities. And they knew that so, once we told them that it was more impetus to help us,” Travolta explained. The moneys raised from the album’s sales will help the Jett Travolta Foundation, which the actor set up after the death of his son Jett. They will also help fund Olivia Newton John’s Cancer and Wellness Foundation.
The Jett Travolta Foundation aims to help people with autism and who suffer seizures, as they are “the least known areas of illnesses… and I feel bad that there’s so many people dealing with this and there are no answers for it.” However, he’s expanded the aims of the organization to include handicapped and underprivileged children.
Yesterday (29th Oct. 2012) Anderson Live, the daytime chat show eponymously hosted by Anderson Cooper, was officially cancelled. Ratings for the news anchor's show just never really kicked off. Format changes, including a name change from just 'Anderson' to 'Anderson Live', were clearly not enough to nudge it into nationwide popularity.
Reported in the Chicago Tribute, Cooper said "I am very proud of the work that our terrific staff has put into launching and sustaining our show for two seasons," and added that he looked forward "to doing more great shows this season ... I'm sorry that we won't be continuing." This followed the statement made by WarnerBros, stating "The series will not be coming back for a third season in a marketplace that has become difficult to break through." Anderson Live was competing with mid-day heavyweights such as Ellen Degeneres' 'Ellen', Dr Phil's 'Dr Phil' nor Katie Couric's 'Katie' (all imaginatively titled, as you can see).
It's not the end of the world for Cooper who will still continue hosting his news program 'Anderson 360'. His career history includes international journalism, a lot of which was war reporting, including an award winning report from Sarajevo during the Bosnian war. A lot of his work is referred to in his 2006 memoir Dispatches From the Edge.
Clint Eastwood on gay marriage was one of the most interesting segments of the western star’s recently appearance on Ellen Degeneres daytime talk show. Despite aligning himself with Mitt Romney’s Presidential campaign – a man known for his staunch anti-gay marriage views – Eastwood surprised come commentators with his own opinion.
The actor-director essentially told Ellen that whoever you choose to marry should be none of the government’s business, asserting, “It’s a part of the libertarian idea: Leave everybody alone!” Eastwood went on to suggest that the United States were facing serious problems – most notably the economic situation – and that politicians were wasting much too time discussing gay marriage, saying, “The condition of society right now with the high unemployment rates, and the tremendous debt increasing, and the government spending, you’d think there’d be a lot to think about, except worrying about what gay marriage is about.” The actor has always been known as a libertarian, rather than a Republican, and his comments reiterate his belief about gay marriage which he first made public during an interview with GQ in 2011. On that occasion he said he didn’t “give a f*ck” if a gay couple wanted to marry. So that’s that, then.
The actor – who most recently helmed the big-screen biopic ‘J Edgar’ – was the subject of internet mocking last week after his infamous speech at the Republican convention. During an interview with Extra TV, Eastwood had little sympathy for Mitt Romney – whose campaign he is said to have harmed with his skit – saying, “If somebody’s dumb enough to ask me to go to a political convention and say something, they’re gonna have to take what they get.”
Britney Spears is certainly no stranger to a complex dance routine, though even the pop princess seemed a little confused by South Korean rapper Psy’s “invisible horse dance” on the Ellen Degeneres show this week.
The eccentric star’s video for ‘Gangnam Style’ recently went viral on YouTube, garnering over 147 million views. Psy dropped by Ellen’s show on Tuesday (September 11, 2012) to speak about the breakout hit and teach the accompanying dance routine, which the respected rapper explained was about dressing “classy” and dancing “cheesy”. Britney – also a guest on the show to promote The X Factor – looked bewildered when Psy initially appeared on-stage wearing a tuxedo and tennis shoes. DeGeneres’ excitement to learn the routine meant she failed to properly introduce Psy to Spears, leading the rapper to quite rightly interject, “Can I introduce myself, and not just dance? I'm Psy from Korea.” The rapper performed at the MTV Video Music Awards last week, and has already been snapped up by Scooter Braun – the mastermind behind a little fella named Justin Bieber. Psy will begin releasing material on Scooter’s Schoolboy Records label, home to fellow viral star Carly Rae Jepsen.
34-year-old Psy has actually released six records to date, including his wonderfully titled 2001 debut ‘Psy From the PSYcho World!”
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