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Brad Pitt Gets Interviewed on 'Between Two Ferns'

Funny or Die released another episode of “Between Two Ferns” hosted by Zach Galifianakis on Thursday. This time the comedian interviewed Brad Pitt or as Galifianakis called him “Bradley Pitts.”

Known for his awkward interviews, Galifianakis asked Pitt about his wife Angelina Jolie such as “Is it hard for you to maintain a suntan...because you live in your wife's shadow?” Making it even more awkward was when the comedian brought up Pitt’s ex-wife Jennifer Aniston, “Tell me what I was like the first time that you laid eyes on Angelina. Was it like one of those classical love stories, like when, I don't know, Ross first saw Rachel? You know that show, Friends? Have you seen it?”

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Teresa Giudice to Serve Time at 'OITNB' Prison

After getting her request to serve most of her 15 month sentence at a halfway house denied earlier this week, Teresa Giudice will now be heading to the prison that inspired the hit Netflix show Orange is the New Black in Danbury, Connecticut.

According to Us Weekly, Giudice was hoping to serve her time at a halfway house so she could still work and visit her daughters at home on the weekends. The request was denied because Giudice made the request too late as it should have done at her October 2 sentencing.

Jennifer Lopez Reportedly in Talks for Vegas Residency

Jennifer Lopez is the latest act that may have her own residency in Las Vegas. The singer is in talks to perform at the same venue where Britney Spears performs her show “Piece of Me.”

According to TMZ, Lopez is reportedly in talks to make an estimated $350,000 per show to perform at the The Axis at Planet Hollywood. The singer will perform 72 shows three times a week for 24 weeks that will span one to two years.

Spears is in the middle of her two years residency which includes a total of 96 shows in which she earns $310,000 per show.

Leslie Jones Named SNL's Newest Cast Member

After making a big impression during her few appearances on the show, Leslie Jones has been promoted from writer to featured player on Saturday Night Live. Starting on October 25th's Jim Carrey hosted episode Jones will be vying for screen time with her new cast mates.

Jones was hired last January as a writer at SNL after losing out on being a not-ready-for-primetime player to Sasheer Zamata. But she struck such a chord with Lorne Michaels that he brought her on as a writer.

She did make a few onscreen appearances, though, exposing audiences to her hilarity. Her first appearance involved her joking about slavery and caused quite a controversy with many saying it was a stereotypical and tasteless bit of humor. Others defended her, though, and look at her now - a shiny new cast member ready to make us laugh.

Check out Jones's guide to the benefits of being single from the September 27th season premiere.

The CW Gives 'The Flash' and 'Jane the Virgin' Full Season Pickups

The CW is showing a whole lot of confidence in its two newest shows, The Flash and Jane the Virgin, by giving them both full-season pickups.

The CW President, Mark Pedowitz, said of his decision in a statement, "Over the past three seasons, we have made it our mission to grow and to broaden out our audience, and to keep raising the bar with the quality and impact of our new shows, and 'The Flash' and 'Jane' have both exceeded our expectations on all counts."

Both shows have only aired two episodes so far but they've made quite the impression. Small-screen superhero endeavor The Flash is The CW's highest rated premier since The Vampire Diaries in 2009. Telanovela-esque Jane the Virgin, about a young woman who is accidentally inseminated by her doctor, isn't very far behind - it's given the network its highest Monday night ratings in two years. It's no wonder The CW is holding on to it's new big hits for as long as it can.

Renee Zellweger Debuts New Face

Renee Zellweger, 45, showed off a surprising new look Monday night at ELLE Magazine's Annual Woman in Hollywood Celebration. The actress, who has shied away from the public eye in recent years, stepped out with what seemed like a whole new face. Soon the internet was ablaze: Is that you, Renee?

Yes, it was her, although many seemed skeptical that this could possibly be the beloved Bridget Jones star. According to the New York Daily News even those at the event couldn't stop talking about and speculating on the stars new look, with a source saying, "Everyone was whispering about how different she looked."

Scream for October's Scariest Releases

As Halloween approaches each year, a slick string of seriously terrifying horror flicks make their debut. After all, what better way is there to celebrate the spookiest time of the year than with a good ole fashioned scary movie? This year's offerings are full of creepy dolls, classic stories re-imagined, and classic board games, all of which are guaranteed to have you shaking in your seat. Think you're up to challenge? Well, here are this month's scariest new releases, perfect for watching through your fingers in terror.

1. Annabelle: As Chuckie proved long ago, there are few things more terrifying than a killer doll. This month's Annabelle is based on a true case investigated by famed paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. In the film the doll, Annabelle, terrorizes a man and his expectant wife after becoming possessed by an evil entity. While the thought of a killer doll is scary enough, the fact that the real doll is locked away in the Warrens' Occult Museum in Connecticut is ever more terrifying, Catch this flick in theaters now, and maybe take a trip to see the real Annabelle - at your own risk.

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Joan Rivers' Cause of Death Revealed

Joan Rivers' cause of death has finally been revealed. The New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) concluded that Rivers died from “anoxic encephalopathy due to hypoxic arrest” which is brain damage due to a lack of oxygen.

The OCME released a statement saying, “[The] OCME has completed its investigation. The cause of Ms. Rivers' death is anoxic encephalopathy due to hypoxic arrest during laryngoscopy and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy with propofol sedation for evaluation of voice changes and gastroesophageal reflux disease. The manner of death is therapeutic complication. The classification of a death as a therapeutic complication means that the death resulted from a predictable complication of medical therapy.”

Neil Patrick Harris Set to Host the 2015 Oscars

Neil Patrick Harris revealed via Twitter yesterday that he will be hosting the 2015 Academy Awards.

The How I Met Your Mother star tweeted a link to a video that showed him on his iPhone and saying the words “I’m in.” The camera then pans over the actor’s bucket list which includes things like getting married, having children, writing a book and starring in a broadway show. The last thing on his bucket list is hosting the Oscars, which the actor then circles.

“It is truly an honor and a thrill to be asked to host this year’s Academy Awards. I grew up watching the Oscars and was always in such awe of some of the greats who hosted the show. To be asked to follow in the footsteps of Johnny Carson, Billy Crystal, Ellen DeGeneres, and everyone else who had the great fortune of hosting is a bucket list dream come true,” the actor said in a statement after the news was announced.

Wilmer Valderrama Launches New Family-Friendly Animated Series

Wilmer Valderrama has partnered with Northgate Gonzalez Market and Los Altos Ranch Market to promote his new animated series, Muertoons. The first of its kind, the innovative promotion campaign is a scripted animated program that harnesses the marketing strength and widespread viewership of a large supermarket chain.

For a three-week period, which runs from Oct. 15 through Nov. 4, shoppers who purchase items from participating brands from either of the aforementioned markets will have the chance to earn exclusive codes on their receipts. In turn, these will unlock two episodes of the animated series, which can be viewed both on mobile or home devices.

Happy National Boss's Day

No need to panic. We know Boss's Day is tomorrow, and our guide to identifying the type of boss you have based on some of the famous bosses we have all come to know and love (or hate) will not only help you understand them, but figure out exactly what he/she needs. These famous bosses come in all shapes and sizes, just like your gift will! Is your boss more like a Leslie Knope or a Miranda Priestly? It could be the difference between a promotion and banishment to eating lunch in a bathroom stall for the rest of the year. Once you match your boss up you'll never be worried about another Boss's Day again.