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Chris Kyle's Widow Opens Up About 'American Sniper' And Her Hero Husband

February 1st, 2015 9:00am EST
Chris Kyle People Magazine
Taya Kyle, the widow of American Sniper Chris Kyle, opens up to PEOPLE exclusively about the real man behind the movie - and her life without him.

Her husband would become known around the world as the most lethal sniper in U.S. history, but for Taya he was just Chris, the dad who made their two children giggle at the dinner table.

Two years after Chris's death on a Texas gun range at age 38, his story is resonating with moviegoers, who have made "American Sniper," the film starring Bradley Cooper based on Chris's bestselling 2012 autobiography, a $200 million box office smash.

"Chris wo...
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Happy Birthday!

February 1st, 2015 7:00am EST
Harry Styles
Happy Birthday to:

One Direction singer Harry Styles (1994)

Singer Skylar Laine (1994)

Supermodel Jasmine Tookes (1991)

Actress Heather Morris (1987)

Reality TV star Lauren Conrad (1986)

Actress Rachelle Lefevre (1979)

Outkast half Big Boi (1975)

Actress Michael C. Hall (1971)

Jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman (1969)

Actor Brian Krause (1969)

Rock royalty Lisa Marie Presley (1968)

Comedian Pauly Shore (1968)

Martial arts actor Brandon Lee (1965; d. 1993)

Actress Sherilyn Fenn (1965)

Warrant singer Jani Lane (1964; d. 2011)

Actor Linus Roache (1964)

Actor Bill Mumy (1954)

Sing...
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Check Out 'John Wick' On DVD And Blu-ray Feb. 3

February 1st, 2015 5:56am EST
John Wick
John Wick (Keanu Reeves) receives one final gift from his wife after she suddeny dies -- a beagle puppy named Daisy and a note telling him not to forget how to love. But Wick's mourning is interrupted when his 1969 Boss Mustang catches the eye of sadistic thug Iosef Tarasov.

When John refuses to sell the car, Iosef and his henchmen break into his house and steal it, beating John unconscious and leaving Daisy dead. Unwittingly, they have just reawakened one of the most brutal assassins the underworld has ever seen.

John's search for his stolen vehicle takes him to a side of New York City t...
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10 Wildly Inappropriate Moments From Disney Movies

January 31st, 2015 6:55pm EST
10 Wildly Inappropriate Moments From Disney Movies
In this day and age, the average child's life is built on a solid foundation of Disney. As well it should be; Disney movies are classics, and even the weakest offerings can still give you a Disney Magic contact high.

But the House of Mouse is not infallible. For all the goodwill it gives to the world's children, even Disney slips up once in a while- throwing something into a Disney film that has absolutely no business being there.

Sex. Violence. Racism. All kinds of children-scarring elements that, for one reason or another, made themselves apparent in some of our favorite Disney films.
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Why Was Harry Potter Star Robbie Coltrane Hospitalized?

January 31st, 2015 3:00pm EST
Robbie Coltrane
Most of us know him as the big lovable trusting character Hagrid from the Harry Potter films but the actors real name is 64 year old actor Robbie Coltrane. On Thursday, Coltrane was hospitalized after getting sick on a flight from London to Orlando.

"Robbie was taken ill on the flight and taken to hospital to rest and recuperate and was kept in overnight," said Coltrane's rep to E! News.

Apparently there was some claims that the Potter star was drinking heavily at the London airport before boarding the plane and may have been a factor in his illness.

Robbie's rep continued, "I do however...
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What Did Michelle Obama Have To Say About 'American Sniper'?

January 31st, 2015 1:05pm EST
Michelle Obama
The Oscar nominated film 'American Sniper' has been all the talk lately, not just for its unexpected strong box office numbers but for criticism that some have suggested the film is propaganda to support wars and military conflicts by the U.S.

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at the “Got Your Six” Screenwriters event unveiling a program that works to normalize the depictions of veterans on film and television.

Here is a portion of her speech where Obama gave praise to 'American Sniper' and its genuine portrayal of veterans and families in the film:

“While I know there have been critics, I...
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Rumor Patrol: Gwyneth Paltrow Steams Her Private Parts, Liam Payne To Leave One Direction And More!

January 31st, 2015 11:00am EST
Rumor Patrol: Gwyneth Paltrow Steams Her Private Parts, Liam Pay
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Liam Payne Leaving One Direction To Record Solo Album With Juicy J: Liam Payne sparked a mass panic of sorts when a photo of the 1D singer and Juicy J was posted on Instagram. Rumors continue to swirl around the wildly successful British boy band as they head into their second world tour in two years. Complaining of burnout, the band is split at the seams, is Liam the first to jump ship?

Verdict: Fa...
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Heidi Montag's Father Arrested On Sex And Incest Charges

January 31st, 2015 9:00am EST
William Montag
Former 'Hills' star Heidi Montag's father has been arrested in Aspen Colorado on sexual assault and incest charges to a child.

The charges did not involve any family members but a person in trust who was a child at the time. Authorities in Aspen picked up William Montag, 67, who was wanted on a felony warrant from Centennial, CO.

The alleged abuse occurred between 1996 and 1998 and the report indicates that was at least 50 incidents of abuse.

“Allegations were brought forward by a woman, who is now an adult, who had alleged a sexual assault a little more than 15 years ago during a period...
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Val Kilmer Rushed To Hospital

January 31st, 2015 7:10am EST
Val Kilmer
Val Kilmer is in the hospital and recovering from emergency throat surgery, apparently from a suspected tumor, reported TMZ.

The Santa Monica Fire Department confirmed to People that the “Batman Forever” star was rushed to the hospital after someone called 911. The call was received on January 26th at 11:31pm and he was transported (advanced life support) to UCLA's Santa Monica Hospital.

No other information was given about the 55 year old actor, other than family members were upset because they feel Kilmer ignored the problem and let it get worse.
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Happy Birthday!

January 31st, 2015 7:00am EST
Justin Timberlake
Happy Birthday to:

Singer/actor Justin Timberlake (1981)

Actor Joel Courtney (1996)

Actress Tiffany Limos (1980)

Actress Kerry Washington (1977)

Actress Kate Shindle (1977)

Actor Paul Scheer (1976)

Actress Portia de Rossi (1973)

Venezuelan actress Patricia Velasquez (1971)

British actress/singer Minnie Driver (1970)

Actor Danny Moder (1969)

Actor Dexter Fletcher (1966)

Actress Kelly Lynch (1959)

Actress Anthony LaPaglia (1959)

Actress Connie Booth (1944)

Actress Jessica Walter (1940)

Actress Suzanne Pleshette (1937; d. 2008)

Actor James Franciscus (1934; d. 1991)

Actress J...
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