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We Bet You Didn't Know This About Leonard Nimoy

February 28th, 2015 6:03pm EST
RIP Leonard Nimoy: 15 Things You May Not Know About The 'Star Tr
The world lost a Hollywood icon on Friday when Leonard Nimoy, 83, passed away at his home in Bel Air, Calif., after suffering from COPD. Nimoy was forever linked to his role as Spock on the original "Star Trek," but the actor was more than just a guy who played a vulcan/human hybrid on the small and big screens.

1) He was born in Boston, Mass., in 1931 to Ukrainian Jewish immigrants. His mother was a stay-at-home mom, and his father was a barber. Nimoy began acting at age 8.

2) He had his pilot's license and owned an airplane.

3) He was a vegetarian.

4) He was an alcoholic while working...
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The Case For And Against Justin Bieber

February 28th, 2015 4:00pm EST
The Case For And Against Justin Bieber
After years of both success and youthful excess, Justin Bieber seems poised to make a massive comeback in 2015. Even though Bieber hasn’t been in the limelight for his music over the past couple of years, he has definitely found ways to keep himself in the eyes of the media, skeptics, and ‘Beliebers’ alike. As easy as it is to point to the pop star’s shortcomings, there is also a case ‘for’ the him as well (yep, that’s totally a scary notion). Here is the case “for” and “against” Justin Bieber.

1) For: The time Justin Bieber bought dinner for the NYPD.

Progress forward Justin – ...
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Vanilla Ice Opens Up About Burglary Arrest

February 28th, 2015 3:24pm EST
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Rapper-turned-home-improvement guru Vanilla Ice opened up to "Good Morning America" about his burglary arrest last week, calling the ordeal "just a mess."

The singer, real name Robert Van Winkle, was arrested on Feb. 18 after allegedly taking items from a foreclosed home to another home he was renovating for DIY Network's "The Vanilla Ice Project." He was subsequently arrested for burglary.

While leaving the Palm Beach County jail last week, he told reporters the incident was "a misunderstanding" and "blown out of proportion."

On GMA, he said once again: "It's just blown out of proport...
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Rumor Patrol: Guiliana Rancic FIRED From E!, Selena Gomez Met Zedd How? And More

February 28th, 2015 2:00pm EST
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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.

Giuliana Rancic FIRED Over Zendaya Comments: On the heels of E! host Giuliana Rancic remark that actress Zendaya's dreadlocks looked like she smelled of "weed" and "patchouli" at the Oscars, the "Fashion Police" commentator backpedaled and apologized both on Twitter and on-air for her inappropriate behavior. But was she fired from her hosting duties?

Verdict: False! Since Zendaya has since forgiven Ran...
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Lupita Nyong'o's Oscars Dress Found

February 28th, 2015 1:06pm EST
Thief Returns Lupita Nyong'o's Pearl Oscars Dress
Lupita Nyong'o's famous Oscars dress was returned to the scene of the crime on Friday. The gown was stolen from The London West Hollywood on Tuesday between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. while she was elsewhere.

A man called TMZ.com on Friday, claiming he stole the dress after he saw the door to the star's hotel room was open. He and two others then removed two pearls from the gown and took them to the garment district in Lost Angeles where they were told they were fake.

The Calvin Klein gown has 6,000 pearls covering it and is said to be worth $150,000. Apparently, not all the pearls stitched on th...
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Kelly Osbourne Leaves 'Fashion Police'

February 28th, 2015 12:04pm EST
Kelly Osbourne Quits 'Fashion Police' Days After Zendaya Hair In
Fed up with behind-the-scenes issues, Kelly Osbourne has quit her job on "Fashion Police." The action comes just days after her fellow co-host Giuliana Rancic made a questionable comment about Zendaya's dreadlocked look at the Academy Awards.

Osbourne threatened to quit unless her co-star apologized for stating the Zendaya smelled like "patchouli oil or weed." According to TMZ.com, Osbourne and Rancic had issues with one another even before the Oscars.

Osbourne was reportedly also unhappy with the way the show was being produced since the death of Joan Rivers. In turn, producers were upse...
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Rosie O'Donnell & Wife To Divorce

February 28th, 2015 11:03am EST
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Rosie O'Donnell filed for divorce on Friday just three weeks after revealing that she and her wife Michelle Rounds were splitting up.

The former "The View" co-host filed the papers in Manhattan, according to People.com, which state that the pair had "an irretrievably broken relationship." The couple do have a prenup and reportedly parted ways in November.

Earlier this month, O'Donnell revealed she was quitting her daytime talk show gig to focus on her family while she and her wife were separating. O'Donnell's public relations representative, Cindi Berger, told the Daily News at the time: ...
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Did Jennifer Lawrence Get Into A Screaming Match With 'Joy' Director?

February 28th, 2015 10:00am EST
Jennifer Lawrence Clears Up Rumors About Screaming Match With Di
Rumors have been circulating that Jennifer Lawrence had a falling out with director David O. Russell while filming "Joy," but a studio rep has spoken out to dismiss the gossip.

The actress is filming her third movie with the director and Bradley Cooper in Boston, Mass., and it was widley reported that Lawrence and the filmmaker have been arguing constantly behind the scenes.

The pair reportedly got into a heated argument on Tuesday, but a representative for Fox 2000 told TMZ.com that the fight was a method acting trick to rile up Lawrence for a particularly intense scene.

Lawrence also ...
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HBO Releases 'Game Of Thrones' Season 5 Poster, Two New Clips

February 28th, 2015 8:17am EST
Game Of Thrones Season 5 poster
HBO has released the key art for season five of "Game Of Thrones," and fans are wondering what it means.

The image features Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) looking from the bow of a ship with a fierce looking Drogon flying above him. The dragon is part of Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) army, so perhaps she is closer to making her move to claim the iron throne?

The network also released two clips from the upcoming season. One features Jon Snow (Kit Harington) talking to Mance Rayder (Ciaran Hinds) about his life's work. The other

In the second clip, Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie) t...
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Happy Birthday!

February 28th, 2015 7:00am EST
Ali Larter
Happy Birthday to:

Actress Ali Larter (1976)

Czech singer Markéta Irglová (1988)

Singer Fefe Dobson (1985)

Actress Maxine Bahns (1971)

Train singer Pat Monahan (1969)

Actor Robert Sean Leonard (1969)

Actress Rae Dawn Chong (1961)

Actress/model Dorothy Stratten (1960; d. 1980)

Actor Michael Cumpsty (1960)

Actor John Turturro (1957)

Actor Guy Maddin (1956)

Comedian Gilbert Gottfried (1955)

Actress Mercedes Ruehl (1948)

Actress Bernadette Peters (1948)

Writer/director Mike Figgis (1948)

Actress Stephanie Beacham (1947)

Football player-turned-actor Bubba Smith (1945; d. 2011)

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