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6 Things We Can Learn From Reality TV Shows

Do you watch reality TV? It’s OK to admit it – popular reality programming, such as Duck Dynasty and American Idol, draw well over 10 million viewers per episode. There’s nothing wrong with watching these types of shows, and they can actually be a good way to wind down after a hard day at work. Plus, if you think about it, reality TV actually imparts a few important life lessons.

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If you are like most women, you probably have a favorite celebrity or two. Many women try to emulate the styles of their favorite celebrities. There are a number of style icons out there that women gush over likeVictoria Beckham, and you might think it is impossible to obtain the same level of style that she has. Fortunately, it isn’t. Here are a few fashion-forward celebs and some tips and tricks on how you can achieve the same look: Read the rest of this entry »



Bollywood Beauties to Watch Right Now

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As if the dramatic storylines, choreographed dance routines, and vastly improved special effects aren’t reason enough to add Bollywood films into your usual mix of weekend entertainment, there’s a secret weapon to watch out for: The stunning beauties of India that put a number of American starlets to shame.

Whether it’s the curvy bodies with just the right amount of padding, the impeccable hair and makeup (there’s no such thing as shabby chic in Bollywood), or the total absence of Botox, something about Bollywood beauties can’t be resisted.

If you’re not up to speed on your B-Wood flicks, here’s a cheat sheet on the hottest actresses to get you there. The vast majority of B-Town films are around three hours, but you’ll be itching for more once you get a glimpse of the celebrity caliber on the other side of the globe.

Whether it’s a legal drama or a light comedy, the genre doesn’t matter much with this kind of eye candy. Read the rest of this entry »



The 5 Most Heart-Warming TV Orphans

There’s something about an orphan that truly inspires and moves average Americans. They want to learn more about the children. They want to follow their lives as if the kid were their own. They cheer and they cry for them.

From the classic portrait of Little Orphan Annie in comics, stage show, and film to the girl in the fairy tale of Cinderella, an orphan child is regarded as the classic underdog in our society. The stories of television orphans give viewers hope as the children are put into new lives to grow into. Here are the top five. . . .

1. Punky Brewster (Punky Brewster)

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Soleil Moon Frye portrays Penelope “Punky” Brewster, a feisty scamp with a dog who’s adopted by the grouch of an apartment super by the name of Henry. What makes Punky so adorable is that she is so creative and full of positive energy.

All this in spite being abandoned by her mother at a shopping mall. The contrasting chemistry between the girl and her adoptive father made audiences want more than the short two seasons her show ran in the mid 1980s. Read the rest of this entry »



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10 Celebrities Who Have Spoken Out Against Zimmerman Verdict

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Since the not-guilty verdict for George Zimmerman was read out on live television earlier this month, discussions about race relations, gun laws and the justice system have been constant. Protests have sprung up across the country and prominent celebrities have publicly denounced the verdict. Read the rest of this entry »



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What Celebrities Think About Zimmerman

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The verdict in the George Zimmerman trial may be the most controversial since OJ Simpson was acquitted of double murder in 1995. Having received an extraordinary amount of press coverage from the outset, the question put before six female jurors on July 13th in Sanford, Florida seemed simple: Was George Zimmerman guilty of second degree murder, manslaughter, or nothing at all?

The incident in question — the fatal shooting of 17 year-old Trayvon Martin — occurred on February 26, 2012, when Zimmerman, 28, who was working as a neighborhood watchman for a gated community, fired his gun during an alleged scuffle. As the case unfolded and the press discovered stranger and more incredible details, the country quickly began taking sides. Read the rest of this entry »



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Ten Famous People You Probably Didn’t Know Were Adopted

Perhaps you’ve wondered at some point what happens to children once they are adopted. Perhaps you’ve wondered if they grow up to become successful, or suffer the same afflictions as their biological parents, such as drug or alcohol abuse.

Most people who are adopted consider their adoptive parents their real parents, and don’t advertise their adoption. For that reason, you probably had no idea the ten celebrities below were adopted.

1. Steve Jobs

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Founder and genius behind the Apple conglomerate, Steve Jobs was born to a Syrian Muslim and a woman not of the same ethnicity. Because of the objections of his biological mother’s family to the couple’s relationship, she placed her son for adoption. Paul and Clara Jobs adopted the young entrepreneur at birth. Read the rest of this entry »



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Ten Shocking Celebrity Arrests

We’ve all seen Lindsay Lohan’s mug shots; it’s hard to keep track of which one goes with which arrest. In fact, there’s no shortage of celebrity mug shots out there. It’s pretty much a revolving door for Hollywood’s honeys getting arrested.

However, the rap sheets for some celebrities are a little more interesting — mostly because we wouldn’t have expected them to be anything but squeaky-clean.

1. Tim Allen

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This comic revealed the details of his arrest in his autobiography. Fans of the show Home Improvement may have been surprised to discover that he had been jailed for selling cocaine in 1978. His time in prison was shortened because he gave up information on the dealers he knew.

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2. Jane Fonda

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This outspoken liberal and fitness guru has made a variety of exercise tapes, movies, and television shows. But in 1970, she was arrested at an airport for drug smuggling when pills were found in her bag. They were later discovered to be her own prescriptions and vitamins. Read the rest of this entry »



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The Rise of Taylor Swift ( INFOGRAPHIC )

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She’s been dubbed “America’s Sweetheart”, and it shows. Taylor Swift has topped the chart more times than can be counted on fingers (and toes), and has graced the covers of many fashion, entertainment, and music glossies. This darling of the media has rocked many a comment section, forum thread and fan site, and her notoriety in the gossip columns only serve her well. This 23-year-old has become one of the youngest members of the Forbes’s list of the Highest Paid Stars Under 30. Her latest hit single “Mean” continues to make waves, and has won her two Grammies in the process. But just what are the humble roots of this rising star?

Miss Taylor Allison Swift was born in Pennsylvania on December 13, 1989. At the tender age of nine, Taylor became very fascinated with musical theater, and she would regularly travel to New York for singing and acting lessons. Later on, she became enamored with country music so much that she and her family moved to Nashville to further immerse her in the experience. She pursued a career in music at age 14, and as they say, the rest is history.

Here’s an infographic to give you the lowdown on some essential Taylor Swift information.

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Four Celebrity Tours in London

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It’s safe to say that London is the entertainment capital of England. There are many world class entertainment venues that can be found in the city – from the amazing musicals and plays playing at the West End to the various theaters where you can watch awesome films. London is also where you can choose from a large variety of celebrity tours.

There are many celebrity tours that you can join if you’re on a trip to London. Here are some of the most popular tours: Read the rest of this entry »



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The Newest Celebrity Moms

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It is always interesting to know and hear news about celebrity moms.  First-time moms among celebrities however hold the highest interest factor in terms of public attention. Let’s see some of the celebrities that will be experiencing their first ever Mother’s Day celebration this year.

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The 37-year old actress became a first time mom when she gave birth to her daughter Olive in October of 2012.  She and her husband Will Kopelman were able to enjoy considerable privacy from the public’s eye when they welcomed their daughter.  Barrymore is not inclined to favor an acting career for her daughter.

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Seeing celebrities walking on the streets, shopping or dining while not in front of the camera often brings a feeling of excitement most especially to women who are avid movie and TV fans. In the U.S., Los Angeles in California is one place where these stars can be spotted. Many of them live in or near the area such as Beverly Hills and Hollywood where most studios are located.

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Being in Los Angeles, however, does not guarantee you’ll see stars or bump into them just about anywhere. These celebrities value their privacy and don’t normally go out simply to stroll around. They are out in town only when necessary such as to do errands, go to the gym or enjoy a quiet dinner at their favorite restaurant.

If you’re really eager to go star watching in L.A., here are some tips on where you can spot them or even hang out with them.

Drop by celebrity-owned restaurants – Geisha House, Chi, Rokbar and Falcon.

Restaurants in Malibu such as Nobu and Taverna Tony’s are also favorite spots of celebs. On Robertson Boulevard, you can visit The Ivy, Newsroom Café and Michael Richard Patisserie. Stars who have been seen here include Tori Spelling, Paris Hilton, Halle Berry, Jessica Alba and Britney Spears.

At Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel bars, you just might see Lindsay Lohan. The place has a strict doorman, though and the long lines can be frustrating.

Coffee lovers should check out Peet’s Coffee, Starbucks, Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf notably on Sunset Plaza and Montana Avenue in Malibu. King’s Road Café on Beverly Boulevard is also recommended.

Toast Café located at 8221 W Third St. is popular among celebs notably during lunchtime. Visit on weekdays and enjoy great salads, sandwiches and cupcakes.

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5 Things To Get Excited About in TV This 2013

2013 sure has a lot in store for couch potatoes everywhere, and with the year kicking off with mid-season returns and replacements, the tube continues to dominate the storytelling media. Here we’ve put together a quick list of some of the most anticipated TV happenings for the year to help you map out your couch potato calendar so make sure you get in touch with your Cable TV Advisor and get your tube set up for the season.

 

Game of Thrones Season 3 Premiere

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The White Walkers Arrive and Joffrey remains on the Iron Throne – this was how we left things after George R.R. Martin’s epic fantasy drama’s second season. Season 3 promises to be even bigger, with fan-favorite Tyrion healing up his battle wounds, Jon Snow going up against a zombie horde, and Daenerys finally getting into the game. Definitely a show to watch out for.

 

Community Returns with Season 4

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At this point, fans of the popular community college sitcom probably have no more hair to pull out and are doing everyday activities with their fingers crossed – what with threats of cancellation at every corner. It seems fans’ prayers were answered though, as Community is pushing through with their Season 4 premiere this February 7th.

 

Something New for Foodies

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Forgoing the judges’ table for a brand new show format, former American Idol judge Simon Cowell turns to a different kind of food contest where he scours Britain for the best home-cooked food. Cowell’s show, titled Food, Glorious Food starts airing in spring of 2013

 

Breaking Bad Ends

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Many would argue that the ending of Breaking Bad will probably be the most important TV event of the year – and they just might be right. Nobody knows for sure how the series will end, but a lot of fans are predicting deaths. Either way, the Breaking Bad Finale is sure to be something you wouldn’t want to miss.

 

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Speaking of shows ending, workplace sitcom giants 30 Rock and The Office are scheduled to end their runs this year, bidding us farewell to the office antics of the TGS crew and the Dunder Mifflin staff. 30 Rock ends this January 30, while The Office is yet to announce when they will end but that it will be sometime around may.



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Who wouldn’t want to smell like their favourite celebrity? With celebrity perfumes, you can. If you want to know more about the hottest fragrances available, here are the celebrity perfumes of 2012. But why just read about it? Visit your favourite department store today.

Fame by Lady Gaga

Initially, Lady Gaga’s perfume was said to be inspired by the smell of blood and semen. The controversial singer later said Fame would smell like an “expensive hooker”. But the truth is that Fame, Lady Gaga’s first fragrance, combines notes of Tiger Orchid, apricot, incense, Atropa belladonna and saffron. Read the rest of this entry »



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Hollywood Celebrity Babies 2012


The year 2012 is a big bang for some of the biggest stars in Hollywood. Whether or not it is their first time, welcoming a new member of the family surely feels better than a standing ovation from the crowd. Time to buy prams, cots and baby high chairs!! Below is a list of babies who turned some Hollywood celebrities into proud parents in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »



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Celebrity Marriages 2012


2012 has been a huge year for celebrity couples, as this year has seen many vicious break-ups, but also its fair share of celebrity weddings and engagements. Here are some of the most noteworthy celebrity weddings and engagements of 2012 so far.

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

Lively, 25, and Reynolds, 35, surprised fans when they wed in early September. Surprisingly, the couple was able to keep their engagement and subsequent wedding a secret, even from the paparazzi. The two first met when filming the movie Green Lantern in 2011, but they didnt actually start dating until later that year, and only after Reynolds had finalized his divorce with Scarlett Johansen. Lively is most well known for her role on the popular TV show Gossip Girl, while Reynolds has starred in television shows and numerous films, including National Lampoons Van Wilder and Blade Trinity. Read the rest of this entry »



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Why Celebrities Should Stay Away From Fashion Design

With the launch of Madonna’s new range of Aldo shoes and the news that perpetually half-dressed R&B singer Rihanna is to design a collection of clothes next spring for River Island, it is worth remembering that not all celebrities who dip their hand into fashion come out on top. Whilst many celebrities have contributed their name and time to designing clothes or shoes for charitable causes, Kim Kardashian’s SchoeDazzle being amongst such programs, more often than not the lines are launched purely for vanity purposes; something that is reflected by the poor commercial return on these projects. Read the rest of this entry »



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7 Reality Show Housemates You Can’t Live Without

Choosing new roommates can be a serious gamble. Whether they are your best friend or some random girl you met on Craigslist, you can never be sure if you are going to be living with the roommate of your dreams or trapped with a psycho by a lease that seems like it will never end. Watching reality TV we get to peak in on dozens of groups of housemates every single week. Which reality star would you want to be your next roommate? Here are some of our favorites:

Hulk Hogan (Hogan Knows Best, Micro Championship Wrestling) – Every good group of roommates needs a leader, and who better than the Hulkster himself. He’s a former world champion, a hard-nosed father and a leader of tiny men. Not only will he have your back, but you that know you can trust him. As long as you say your prayers and take your vitamins, that is. Read the rest of this entry »



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The Coolest Dudes in the World

There are some characters that seem to have it all; good looks, great style, amazing partner and a whopper of a career. We all would like to hate them but there’s the other thing – they are great guys!

There is no denying that Al Pacino is one cool dude. His films have stood the test of time. Who can forget his incredible portrayal of Tony Montana, the petty Cuban criminal who made it big in Scarface. The infamous bespoke white suit is synonymous with the character, all thanks to Pacino’s ability to transform himself into the character that he is playing. Read the rest of this entry »



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