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Melissa Etheridge At Los Angeles International Airport

Melissa Etheridge - Melissa Etheridge at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 28th April 2016

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Melissa Etheridge Claims She Chose David Crosby As A Sperm Donor Over Brad Pitt


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Singer Melissa Etheridge has revealed that she almost asked Brad Pitt to be a sperm donor for her and former partner Julie Cypher in the late nineties. Speaking on Australia’s Studio 10 talk show, the 54-year-old explained how she nearly approached Pitt before asking singer David Crosby.

Melissa EtheridgeMelissa Etheridge says she considered Brad Pitt as a sperm donor.

“Well, actually, [Brad Pitt] was such a good friend of mine. And we did consider it. And yet, I looked and I saw how badly he wanted children and I thought, ‘I don’t want to share this with someone who really, badly wants children because my children don’t need another parent — they have two,’” Etheridge said.

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Melissa Etheridge: 'I Thought About Using Brad Pitt As A Sperm Donor'


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The Come to My Window star began dating Julie Cypher in 1988 and the former couple welcomed its first child, Bailey Jean, in 1997. Beckett was born a year later and both children were fathered by sperm donor and Crosby, Stills & Nash musician David Crosby. Melissa now reveals Brad was an option before David because of his strong desire to have children.

"Well actually, he (Brad Pitt) was such a good friend of mine," she tells Studio 10, "and we did consider it and and yet, I looked and I saw how badly he wanted children and I thought, 'I don't want to share this with someone who really, badly wants children because my children don't need another parent - they have two'."

But now her teenagers tease her for not picking Brad as their dad.

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Ruby Rose To Be Honoured At Glaad Media Awards


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The Orange is the New Black star has been named as the recipient of this year's (16) Stephen F. Kolzak Award, named after a beloved casting director, who devoted the last part of his life to raising awareness about the discrimination faced by gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV-positive people.

The 29-year-old follows in the footsteps of her OITNB co-star Laverne Cox, Wanda Sykes, Chaz Bono, Melissa Etheridge, and Sir Ian MCKellen, who are all past recipients.

Identifying as a lesbian, actress and DJ Ruby has encouraged the better understanding of gender identities and in 2014, she wrote, produced, and starred in the short film Break Free, a tribute to "gender fluid" people that became a viral hit, garnering more than 17 million views on YouTube.

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2016 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring Irving Azoff

Melissa Etheridge - 2016 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Irving Azoff at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Monday 15th February 2016

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Melissa Etheridge and Linda Wallem

Clive Davis 2016 Gala

Melissa Etheridge , Linda Wallem - Clive Davis 2016 Pre-Grammy Gala held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel at Grammy, Beverly Hilton Hotel - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 14th February 2016

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Primary Wave 10th Annual Pre-Grammy Party - Arrivals

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Primary Wave 10th Annual Pre-Grammy Party

Melissa Etheridge , Linda Wallem - Primary Wave 10th Annual Pre-Grammy Party at The London West Hollywood at The London West Hollywood - West Hollywood, CA, Grammy - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 14th February 2016

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Melissa Etheridge Performs In Prison


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The singer/songwriter had an audience of around 2,300 inmates in the recreation field at the Ohio Reformatory for Women in Marysville.

Melissa decided to put on the five-song show after seeing a video of a group of prisoners, who were taking part in an addiction therapy scheme, singing her hit A Little Bit of Me.

"It was such an amazing experience to see women behind bars take a song that talks about the sameness in each of us and sing it at the top of their lungs," she told The Columbus Dispatch.

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Melissa Etheridge Clarifies Angelina Jolie Mastectomy Comments


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Singer Melissa Etheridge has moved to clarify remarks she made about Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy last year (13), after calling the actress "fearful" for undergoing the operation.

The Tomb Raider star stunned fans when she revealed she had drastic surgery to remove both her breasts after doctors discovered she was at risk of developing cancer.

Shortly after the announcement, Etheridge, a breast cancer survivor, criticised Jolie by saying, "I wouldn't call it the brave choice. I actually think it's the most fearful choice you can make when confronting anything with cancer."

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Melissa Etheridge Releases Nostalgic "Take My Number" Video In The Midst Of Her "This Is M. E." Tour De Force


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It’s too early in the week to feel nostalgic about things that happened to someone else, but then Melissa Etheridge just came out with a new video, so if we must. At 53, Etheridge is at the peak of her career, has more two Grammys and an Oscar, 15 albums and has built up a name as a performer and activist. So when she wants to take a look back, there’s a lot that could go into that video.

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Melissa Etheridge has a really long Memory Lane to walk down.

At the beginning of the video we see Etheridge playing her guitar in a room – it really helps to think of it as an old attic – with all her accomplishments. There are awards, video footage projected on the wall, photos and all those things people typically save from their golden years and never look at twice.

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Melissa Etheridge "Blessed" To Wed "True Love" Linda Wallem


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Melissa Etheridge and her partner Linda Wallem finally tied the knot in on Saturday at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California. The country star announced the wedding was happening via Twitter, sharing a photo of herself and her new wife looking joyous in the picturesque and leafy Californian setting. "True love...so blessed. "By the power invested in me by the state of California..." Thanks" she tweeted yesterday.

"They were so happy," a wedding guest told People. "It was really beautiful." The photo shows that the 'Bring Me Some Water' star opted for a flamboyant grey suit with coattails and a purple necktie whilst her lover wore a stunning, textured, white summer wedding gown. Flowers were clearly a key theme for the nuptials and are featured prominently in the garden's floral scenery as well as in the Nurse Jackie creator's large bouquet.

More: Melissa Etheridge, Janelle Monáe & Patti LaBelle teach kids about soul music.

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Melissa Etheridge Marries Her "True Love" Linda Wallem


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Melissa Etheridge is now a married women.

The 53 year-old rock singer tied the knot with partner Linda Wallem in an intimate ceremony at Saturday at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California on Saturday (May 31st).

Their wedding celebrations came only days after they both celebrated turning 53 years on Thursday (May 29th).

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Melissa Etheridge Ties The Knot With Longtime Partner Linda Wallem


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Congratulations to Melissa Etheridge and Linda Wallem, who just tied the knot this weekend! The singer tied the knot with fiancee Linda Wallem at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, Calif., on Saturday, May 31, a source reveals to Us Weekly.

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Congratulations to Etheridge and her wife! It's been a long time coming.

Us also revealed all the adorable details of the wedding, such as the red and purple color scheme of the flowers, decorating the lily garden where the two women said “I do.” Etheridge wore a gray suit while Wallem donned a sparkly dress. The guest list included the likes of Chelsea Handler, Rosie O’Donnell and Whitney Cummings.

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Billy Joel Tried Heroin


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Billy Joel has tried heroin.

The 'River of Dreams' hitmaker experimented with the deadly narcotic once, but got so ''wasted'', he was too afraid to try it again.

Recalling his experience, he said: ''This was back in the late '70s I think. We were in Amsterdam, and there was all this stuff going on, so I said, 'Let me see what this is like'.

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Melissa Etheridge

Date of birth

29th May, 1961

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Female

Height

1.58






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