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Ariana Grande Rocks The 'Today' Show, Praises Family For Keeping Her Grounded

August 29th, 2014 12:49pm EDT
Ariana Grande Rocks The 'Today' Show, Praises Family For Keeping
Ariana Grande rocked the Today show on Friday morning, performing hits "Problem," "Break Free," "Break Your Heart Right Back" and an abbreviated version of her new collaboration with Nicki Minaj and Jessie J, "Bang Bang" (although the other two singers weren't there).

Ariana fans flooded Rockefeller Center plaza for the free show, many of whom began lining up over 24 hours before her performance.

Host Matt Lauer chatted with the singer before her performance, asking her how she's been dealing with the instant fame that came with her music career.

"Well, I spend a lot of time with my fami...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Principal'

August 29th, 2014 12:45pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Principal'
Since demand for good movies at the end of summer is tough, we felt it was time to fight fire with fire with our own hard hitting selection to end the season off right – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s blast from the past puts a notorious funnyman in the hard man hot seat and pits him against a school of baddies looking to protect their turf and rep. When a hard luck school needs someone to clean up the hallways who do you call? Who else..."The Principal."

Rick Latimer is a drunk and it’s not hard to understand why. He’s works as an uninspired job as a high school teacher,...
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Miley Cyrus' Homeless VMAs Date Turns Himself In To Police

August 29th, 2014 11:22am EDT
Miley Cyrus' Homeless VMAs Date Turns Himself In To Police
The homeless man who Miley Cyrus brought to the MTV Video Music Awards has turned himself into police after violating his probation.

On Sunday, Jess Helt accepted the pop star's award for "Video of the Year" in order to raise awareness about homeless youths.

It was later revealed that Helt was wanted on a warrant for violating probation stemming from a 2010 burglary. Helt also did not keep his probation officer up to date about his whereabouts, failed to take a drug test, broke curfew, and did not complete community service requirements.

Helt turned himself in to poice on Thursday and wa...
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Bobbi Kristina Brown's Husband Nick Gordon Arrested

August 29th, 2014 9:37am EDT
Bobbi Christina Brown
Nick Gordon, who is married to Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, was arrested for driving under the influence on Thursday morning.

Police detained Gordon after he flipped his BMW and slammed it into a fire hydrant in Roswell, Georgia, according to TMZ.com. Gordon was driving on a suspended license.

Although a Breathalyzer test was not administered at the scene, officials are seeking a warrant for a blood test.

Gordon and Brown have been making headlines for the past year. Whitney Houston adopted Gordon when he was just 12 years old, and Gordon and Brown grew up together. T...
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Joan Rivers Is 'Resting Comfortably' Following Medical Emergency, Says Daughter

August 29th, 2014 8:26am EDT
Joan Rivers
Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa has confirmed her mother is "resting comfortably" following a health scare on Thursday.

She said in a statement obtained by Us Weekly: "I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming love and support for my mother. She is resting comfortably and is with our family. We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers."

The comedienne, 81, was rushed to the hospital yesterday after suffering cardiac and respiratory failure during a medical procedure on her vocal chords.

When she stopped breathing during the surgery, she was taken to Mount Sinai Ho...
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Springsteen Has A New Passion

August 29th, 2014 8:17am EDT
Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen is the latest celebrity to add author to his resume. The rocker is turning his 2009 track "Outlaw Pete" into a children's book.

The singer and cartoonist Frank Caruso are teaming up to transform the tune into a story book that is expected to be released in November.

Caruso explained: "When Bruce wrote Outlaw Pete he didn't just write a great song, he created a great character. The first time I heard the song this book played out in my head.

"Like Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, Dorothy Gale and, for me, even Popeye, Outlaw Pete cuts deep into the folklore of our country and weav...
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'Big Brother' 2014 Episode 29 Recap: Donny's Bold And Beautiful Offer

August 29th, 2014 8:12am EDT
'Big Brother' 2014 Episode 29 Recap: Donny's Bold And Beautiful
Donny Thompson has been the underdog of Big Brother 16. People have repeatedly conspired to evict him, but he continued to beat the odds every week. Now it looks like his luck is finally over. Nicole Franzel has had an equally difficult time on Big Brother 2014. She was evicted two weeks ago by her Big Brother bestie Christine Brecht and was continuously betrayed by people she called friends in the Big Brother house. Now either Nicole or Donny will say goodbye to their shot at $500,000.

A Sprinkle of Doubt

Christine and Nicole start to bond again, which immediately creates paranoia in Fra...
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Happy Birthday!

August 29th, 2014 7:00am EDT
Celebrity Birthdays - August 29, 2014
Happy Birthday to:

Actress Lea Michele (1986)

Teen Bride Courtney Stodden (1994)

One Direction Liam Payne (1993)

Actor Lucas Cruikshank (1993)

Actress Nicole Anderson (1990)

Actress Lauren Collins (1986)

Actor Jay Ryan (1981)

Actor John Hensley (1977)

Actress Carla Gugino (1971)

Singer Me'Shell NdegeOcello (1969)

Actress Lucero (1969)

Singer Me'Shell NdegeOcello (1968)

Actress Rebecca De Mornay (1962)

King of Pop Michael Jackson (1958; d. 2009)

Actor Lenny Henry (1958)

Actor Lenny Henry (1954)

TV host Robin Leach (1941)

Director Joel Schumacher (1939)

Director William Fri...
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'Extant' Season 1 Recap: Episode 9: 'Care and Feeding' and Episode 10: 'A Pack of Cards'

August 29th, 2014 6:00am EDT
Extant
Molly’s foreboding philosophy of “no risk, no reward” has finally come into play with “Extant’s” second “two-hour event;” episodes 9 and 10: “Care and Feeding" and "A Pack of Cards.” Sparks risks everything to reunite his broken family. Molly meets the son she never really had and Kryger makes the ultimate sacrifice.

Reunited and Feels So Wrong- The first hour of “Extant” opens right where we left off. Sparks is face-to-face with his long lost adult daughter again. Only this time he can touch her. Cue “The Twilight Zone” theme song. The corpse of Molly has vanished and been replaced with 1...
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Katie Couric Alleges That Diane Sawyer Gave Sexual Favors To Get Top Stories

August 28th, 2014 10:59pm EDT
Katie Couric
Katie Couric once accused fellow newswoman Diane Sawyer of trading sexual favors to get big stories, according to a new book by journalist Sheila Weller, who tells all in her new book "The News Sorority."

The 471-page tome chronicles careers of high-profile newswomen Couric, Sawyer and Christiane Amanpour, revealing some juicy details about the three women.

One of those little details is that Couric once made a comment about Sawyer giving oral sex to land an interview with a 57-year-old woman who had just given birth to twins.

"I wonder who she blew this time to get it," Couric reportedl...
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