KENDALL JENNER REUNITES WITH HARRY STYLES
18-year-old Kendall Jenner has sparked rumors of a romance with Harry Styles once again after being spotted with the boy bander in NYC. According to E! Online, the pair was spotted leaving the Gansevoort hotel in New York City on Saturday (December 7th.)
Sources tell the website that Kendall arrived in New York for a meeting where she made plans to meet up with Styles who performed with One Direction on Saturday Night Live. The duo apparently tried to keep a low profile until fans swarmed them as they tried to leave which required security to escort them out through the hotel's restaurant. Another source close to the situation said, "I've never seen Kendall happier and more fan friendly. They came off the elevator holding hands and then she stood and watched while he posed with fans."
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- Jenner and Styles were both spotted out together last month in West Hollywood. Both have denied reports that they are anything more than friends.
JAMES FRANCO GOES HALF-NAKED ON INSTAGRAM
James Franco offered a treat to his fans on Friday (December 6th) by posting a half-naked selfie on Instagram. According to Us magazine, the post was apparently a response to some fans who expressed disappointment that the actor didn't show any skin during his spoof of Kanye West's "Bound 2" video with Seth Rogen.
Franco uploaded the picture of himself in his bathroom wearing just a towel along with the caption, "#Almostnude -- You ASKED FOR IT, YOU GOT it." He also wrote, "Tryna work that body, tryin', tryin'."
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- The 35-year-old posted another steamy photo on Sunday (December 8th) from back in his high school days when he participated in a hunk calendar.
LINDSAY LOHAN ACCUSED OF ORDERING BEATDOWN OF PARIS HILTON'S BROTHER
The feud between Lindsay Lohan and the Hilton family has been reignited. Both Nicky and Paris Hilton have chimed in after their brother Barron was allegedly jumped in Miami on Friday night (December 6th) and blamed Lindsay for the whole thing.
According to TMZ, Lindsay and her friend confronted Barron at a party at the mansion where she was staying for the weekend after he was overheard supposedly badmouthing her. Sources tell the website that the recently rehabbed actress called out the 24-year-old for what he said before allegedly having a friend physically attack Barron. Lohan is rumored to have egged on her friend and laughed as Hilton took the beating.
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- Paris, who had a previous beef with Lindsay back in 2006, wrote on her brother's Instagram page, "They both will for what they did. No one f***s with my family and gets away with it!!!" She later retweeted a message from her sister saying, "Bad things happen when you hang out with bad people."
- Lindsay has denied any involvement in the incident despite video footage that has leaked of her having a heated confrontation with Barron. There are rumors that Lindsay was kicking people out of the party who were doing drugs and that things got out of hand when she told Hilton to leave.
'THE HILLS' WAS NOT KIND TO HEIDI MONTAG
Heidi Montag and Lauren Conrad became estranged before Lauren's exit from The Hills but it turns out their relationship didn't end there. In a new special on E! called Heidi & Spencer: After Shock airing tonight (December 9th,) Heidi and Spencer discuss how they were portrayed on the show and what life has been like since it ended.
While promoting the show, Heidi told HollywoodLife.com, "We were on someone else's show from their narration. Lauren really narrated The Hills. It wasn't necessarily the reality of what was going on -- it was her reality of how she viewed something. It was one girl's perception of her reality. We had to do a lot of things that aren't necessarily true to who we are. We just played into these characters."
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- Montag also revealed to E!, "I do really appreciate everything that she's done for me and I'll always have such great memories about her and, you know, without her I wouldn't have any of the world that I have today or my husband. its unfortunate things happened the way that it did, but we're both different people now, older and more mature." She added, "I've talked to her a few times since The Hills. She's been very sweet."
PAMELA ANDERSON SHOWS OFF NEW HAIR
Pamela Anderson made a name for herself in the entertainment industry as blonde bombshell but those days are now behind her. The 46-year-old chopped her hair off into a pixie cut back in November and then showed off a darker brunette hue over the weekend in Miami at the Art Basel Festival.
Pamela recently appeared on Ellen talking about the changing up her look saying, "I just thought my hair had had a 'life.' And I wanted to put that behind me and start fresh." The former Baywatch star hung out with photographer Raphael Mazzucco over the weekend where he told People, "Last week we did an incredible shoot, very fantastic. With her short hair she’s giving a whole different vibe. It's so nice to see people evolve." Back to top
'NASHVILLE' STAR HAYDEN PANETTIERE SAYS SHE'S MOVING TO NASHVILLE
Wow, TV show Nashville star Hayden Panettiere must be a method actress. She tells People magazine that she's moving to Nashville.
Hayden just got engaged to boxer Wladimir Klitschko, and she says the couple will buy a home in Tennessee.
Hayden said most of the cast got homes when the TV show started production in Music City just a year or so ago. But she wanted to wait. And Hayden says, no matter what happens with the show, she'd like a place around Nashville.
Now you know Hayden does all her own singing on the show. And she did put out one country music video. So now that Hayden lives in Music City, it won't be long before she's got a country album out, right?
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ASPIRING COUNTRY STAR JAMIE LYNN SPEARS GIVES NOD ON STAGE TO BIG SIS BRITNEY
You may know Britney Spears' little sister, Jamie Lynn Spears, from teen TV show Zoey 101. But did you know Jamie Lynn wants to be a country star? Yup, now 22, Jamie Lynn has been living, writing and recording in Nashville for a few years now.
And while lil' Spears wants to separate herself from her more famous big sister, Jamie Lynn apparently can't help but throw in a Britney tribute now and again.
The younger sister was doing a show at a small club called Eddie's Attic in Decatur, Ga., Thursday night (Dec. 5) when Jamie Lynn busted out with a little "Oops!... I Did It Again."
The crow went wild.
Afterward, Jamie Lynn said, "It's Jamie, bitch!" After that, the performer told the crowd that Britney has had a big influence on her life, so had to throw it back to her.
Jamie Lynn is doing her own thing, though. If you go to YouTube, you can check out lil' Spears country song, "How Could I Want More." Back to top
CARRIE UNDERWOOD, 'THE SOUND OF MUSIC' SCORE NEARLY 19 MILLION VIEWERS
Carrie Underwood landed lots of eyeballs for her performance as Maria von Trapp in last week's live TV version of The Sound of Music.
The show landed nearly 19 million viewers, and that was good enough for NBC to win the ratings war Thursday night (Dec. 5). And that hasn't happened (outside of sports broadcasts) since 2009 when NBC aired the series finale for ER.
The next closest show was CBS sitcom Big Bang Theory, which got about 15 million viewers.
The bad news -- The critics were mixed about Carrie's performance.
People magazine, the AP and USA Today all said she sang well, but her acting lacked passion and finesse.
As for Carrie herself, she tweeted after the show that she was very proud of her performance.
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BEN AFFLECK SPEAKS OUT ABOUT THE PAPARAZZI AND CHILDREN: Ben Affleck fully supports his wife Jennifer Garner's initiative to put an end to the paparazzi following the children of celebrities. The actor told Playboy in a new interview, "You can say what you want about me. You can yell at me with a video camera and be TMZ. You can follow me around and take pictures all you want. I don't care. There are a couple of guys outside right now. Terrific. That’s part of the deal. But it's wrong and disgusting to follow children around and take their picture and sell it for money." He added, "It makes the kids less safe. They used to take pictures of our children coming out of preschool, and so this stalker who had threatened to kill me, my wife and our kids showed up at the school and got arrested. I mean, there are real practical dangers to this."
ROBERT PATTINSON STEPS OUT WITH FRIENDS IN LONDON: Robert Pattinson seems to be back at home in England for the holidays and catching up with old friends in the process. The Twilight star was spotted out on the town in London on Thursday (December 5th) with pal Tom Sturridge and his fiancée Sienna Miller. The trio hung out in Notting Hill for what appeared to be an early celebration of Sturridge's upcoming birthday on December 21st.
MILA KUNIS AND ASHTON KUTCHER ATTEND HER BROTHER'S WEDDING: Wedding bells may not be ringing for Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis just yet but the couple and former co-stars attended the wedding of Mila's brother Michael on Saturday (December 7th) in St. Petersburg, Florida. Michael married ballet dancer Alexandra Blacker who helped Mila train for her role in Black Swan. Kunis reportedly gave the newlyweds their honeymoon trip as a wedding gift.
CHRISTIAN BALE'S DAUGHTER MADE FUN OF HIS WEIGHT GAIN FOR 'AMERICAN HUSTLE': Christian Bale has gained and dropped weight to take on a number of big movie roles and most recently he put 43 pounds to play a con artist in American Hustle. The actor revealed that although his wife is supportive and accepts him in whatever form, his eight-year-old daughter didn't go as easy on him. Bale told People, "She found it funny. Having a big old gut and a bald head, she would slap it and tease me. She had lots of fun and found it amusing."
COMEDIAN DON RICKLES IN RECOVERY FROM FLESH-EATING VIRUS: Legendary comedian Don Rickles is in recovery after suffering from a flesh-eating disease known as necrotizing fasciitis. The 87-year-old underwent three surgical procedures to remove the infected tissue and a skin graft. His rep released a statement saying, "He has been rehabbing the leg, is back on his feet and is doing wonderfully. He is looking forward to be back on the road after the first of the year." Back to top
ABC SAYS NO TO BARBARA WALTERS: ABC has apparently put the kibosh on Barbara Walters' plans to put Edward Snowden at the top of her Most Fascinating People of 2013 list. The network denied the spy the number one position but allowed Walters to keep him on the list. The special will air on December 18th where the journalist will reveal her new top pick.
DISNEY ACQUIRES RIGHTS TO 'INDIANA JONES': Walt Disney Studios has reached a deal with Paramount Pictures for the right to produce more Indiana Jones films. Disney first acquired the rights when they purchased LucasFilm back in 2012 but Paramount still held the marketing and distribution rights until last week. The company has yet to reveal any plans for new installments of the movie franchise and sources say it probably won't happen any time in the immediate future.
MTV CANCELS 'TEEN MOM 3': MTV has decided not to move forward with a second season Teen Mom 3 which debuted to low ratings back in August. Cast member Briana DeJesus tweeted the news on Saturday (December 7th) saying, "It's come to an end guys! Teen mom 3 was one of the best experiences I ever had! I will never forget it! Time to move on from MTV and do bigger and better things & no I don't mean become a porn star lol" There has been no official reason given for the cancelation.
ABC SHORTENS SEASON OF 'SCANDAL': ABC has announced that the current third season of Scandal will have four less episodes. It is believed that the network cut the episode count from 22 down to 18 to accommodate the show's star Kerry Washington who is expecting a baby next year.
BRETT RATNER SIGNS ON TO DIRECT 'BEVERLY HILLS COP 4': Vulture.com is reporting that Brett Ratner has signed on to direct a new Beverly Hills Cop movie after he finishes working on his current project, Hercules. Brett was first attached to the project five years ago when talks first began for a new sequel. Eddie Murphy is attached to reprise his role as Axel Foley. Back to Top