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2014's 'Most Fascinating People' Include Scarlett Johansson, Neil Patrick Harris

October 22nd, 2014 8:04pm EDT
2014's 'Most Fascinating People' Include Scarlett Johansson, Nei
It's that time of year again - Barbara Walters is counting down the "10 Most Fascinating People" in her annual TV special.

While the number-one most fascinating person will be kept under wraps until the program airs on Dec. 14, Walters has released some of the names on the 2014 list.

TV mogul Oprah Winfrey, actor Neil Patrick Harris, actress and new mom Scarlett Johansson and comedienne Chelsea Handler are some of the stars who will be featured on the ABC program.

Walters said in a statement: "I was absolutely delighted when ABC approached me to do another year of 10 Most Fascinating Peo...
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Renee Zellweger Says She Looks Different Due To Her Happier, 'More Fulfilling' Life

October 22nd, 2014 3:38pm EDT
Renee Zellweger Says She Looks Different Due To Her Happier, 'Mo
Renee Zellweger stunned fans on Monday after showing up to the Elle Women in Hollywood Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., looking very different from her last red carpet appearance.

Many wondered if the actress, 45, had plastic surgery, but the star told People, "I'm glad folks think I look different! I'm living a different, happy, more fulfilling life, and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows."

Zellweger called the attention she received "silly" and decided to respond to the speculation she had work done on her face because, "it seems the folks who come digging around for some nefarious trut...
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Jennifer Lopez In Talks To Replace Britney Spears In Las Vegas Residency

October 22nd, 2014 2:37pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez is inking a deal to replace Britney Spears when the blonde pop star's residence ends at The Axis, Planet Hollywood, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Lopez is in final negotiations and will earn $350,000 per show, according to TMZ.com. In comparison, Spears is making $310,00 per show. However, Lopez would only do 72 shows, three times a week for 24 weeks over a one or two-year period. Spears committed to 96 shows over a two-year period.

Crunching the numbers, Spears will take home a total of $29.76 million compared to Lopez, who will make $26.38 million.

Neither can compare to Celine ...
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Selena Gomez & Orlando Bloom Spotted At LAX, Fuel Dating Rumors

October 22nd, 2014 8:16am EDT
Selena Gomez & Orlando Bloom Spotted At LAX, Fuel Dating Rumors
Selena Gomez and Orlando Bloom are sparking relationship rumors after the pair was spotted leaving Los Angeles International Airport just moments away from each other on Monday. Bloom, 37, reportedly trailed behind Gomez, 22, at LAX, according to the New York Daily News.

It isn't the first time the duo has gotten tongues wagging about their status. Back in April they were seen together outside "The Chelsea Handler Show." It's significant because Gomez's on/again, off/again boyfriend Justin Bieber allegedly had a fling with Bloom's ex-wife Miranda Kerr.

In July, Bloom and Bieber had a l...
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That's Renee Zellweger?

October 21st, 2014 2:15pm EDT
Renee Zellweger Is Nearly Unrecognizable At Elle Women In Hollyw
Renee Zellweger showed up to the ELLE Women in Hollywood Awards in Las Angeles, Calif., on Monday looking decidedly different from the last time she attended a public event.

Zellweger, 45, appeared to have had a little work done on her face around her brows and eyes. She's never admitted to having plastic surgery. Her boyfriend Doyle Bramhall II accompanied her to the event.

Tongues started wagging about the actress nearly a year ago during the Giorgio Armani One Night Only event in New York City. The usually squinty eyed star had a much wider eyed appearance, causing some to speculate th...
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'19 Kids & Counting' Star Jill Duggar Dillard Is Having A Boy

October 21st, 2014 12:44pm EDT
Jill Duggard & Derick Dillard
"19 Kids & Counting" star Jill Duggar Dillard and her husband Derick have revealed that they are expecting a son.

Derick, 25, told People he was thrilled with the news. "I was really excited. As a new dad, to have a firstborn son to be our first child and be the leader of his siblings, it is very special," he said.

The couple learned of their baby's sex during an ultrasound over the weekend. They were joined by three of Jill's siblings -- Joy, 16, James, 13, and Jenny, 7.

Jill, 23, is 18 weeks along in her pregnancy and was surprised by the news. "I thought all along we were having a gir...
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'Fraggle Rock' & 'Boondock Saints' Star Gerard Parkes Dies At 90

October 21st, 2014 11:02am EDT
'Fraggle Rock' & 'Boondock Saints' Star Gerard Parkes Dies At 90
Gerard Parkes, known for playing Doc in Jim Henson's "Fraggle Rock," died Sunday in a retirement home in Toronto, Canada, just days after celebrating his 90th birthday, according to Entertainment Weekly.

Parkes was born on Oct. 16, 1924, in Dublin, Ireland. He began acting in the 1940s, getting his start in theater. He moved to Canada in 1956 and was the first person to win Best Actor in what is now called the Canadian Screen Awards for the 1968 film "Isabel." He also lent his talent to radio programs and won the Andrew Allan Award in 1983 for Best Radio Actor.

But perhaps what Parkes is ...
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Tori Spelling Hospitalized & Quarantined For Bronchitis

October 21st, 2014 10:30am EDT
Tori Spelling Hospitalized & Quarantined For Bronchitis
Actress Tori Spelling was hospitalized over the weekend after contracting a severe case of bronchitis and a sinus infection.

The former "Beverly Hills, 90210" star went to Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles, Calif., after exhibiting breathing problems, a fever and cough, according to TMZ.com.

Medical officials quarantined the star and took precautions while treating her in response to Ebola fears.

Spelling's doctors are running blood tests, and a specialist will take a look at her lungs.

The actress recently appeared with her husband Dean McDermott on the reality show "Tori & Dean: Ca...
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'Buffy The Vampire' Star Nicholas Brendon Apologizes For Idaho Arrest & Disappointing Fans & Family

October 21st, 2014 9:12am EDT
'Buffy The Vampire' Star Nicholas Brendon Apologizes For Idaho A
"Buffy the Vampire" star Nicholas Brendon was arrested in Idaho on Friday night and has since come forward to apologize for his actions.

The actor apparently mixed prescription medication with alcohol and was charged with two misdemeanors after losing control at a hotel in Boise.

He explained himself on Facebook, writing: "I apologize. Usually those words end a message like this but I am beginning with them to emphasize how much I regret disappointing my family, my fans, and myself. I can offer an explanation but I make no excuse for my unacceptable behavior."

The star had been taking me...
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Disney's Animated Adventure 'Moana' To Be Set In The High Seas

October 21st, 2014 8:30am EDT
Disney's Animated Adventure 'Moana' To Be Set In The High Seas
Walt Disney Animation Studios has revealed the concept art for its next animated film. "Moana" will take place on the high seas and will center on a teenage girl who goes on a quest to fulfill her ancestors' wishes. She pairs up with a demi-god and seeks a fabled island. Along the way Moana encounters giant sea creatures, underworlds and other fantastical elements.

Ron Clements and John Musker will direct the project, according to Variety. Clements explained, "John and I have partnered on so many films—from 'The Little Mermaid' to 'Aladdin' to 'The Princess and the Frog.' Creating 'Moana' ...
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