The 2015 People’s Choice Awards were held last night to honor the biggest names in film, television and music. The first award show of the year was hosted by the stars of CBS’ Mom, Anna Faris and Allison Janney. Let’s take a look at some highlights from the show as well as the full list of winners.
Selfie Sticks: While presenting an award with his Wedding Ringer co-stars Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting and Josh Gad, comedian Kevin Hart decided to use not one, but three, selfie sticks because he has such a busy schedule. “I'm a busy man! I've got to be four places at once,” Hart said explaining to his co-stars why three selfie sticks were necessary.
Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals has named the always hilarious Amy Poehler their Woman of the Year.
The group, which is the nations oldest undergraduate drama group, has praised Poehler's comedy stylings, declaring that she "fits so well with the Pudding's own tradition of satire and social commentary." She will be awarded with her Pudding Pot at a ceremony - and, naturally, a roast - on January 29th.
ESPN announced yesterday that longtime anchor Stuart Scott died after battling cancer at the age of 49. Stuart helped launch ESPN2 in 1993 and eventually became an anchor on SportsCenter where he became known for popularizing the word “booyah” and using catchphrases like “as cool as the other side of the pillow.”
Scott was first diagnosed with cancer after undergoing an appendectomy in 2007. He announced in 2011 that his cancer had returned and he was undergoing chemotherapy. After going into remission the cancer once again returned in 2013. Throughout his battle with cancer the anchor never publicly revealed what type he had.
December 19, 2014
Last night at the People Magazine Awards Show in Beverly Hills, a new sexy lady took the crown of sexiest in all the land.
As another year comes to an end, Google has prepared a multitude of lists chronicling the most searched people and things in 2014. When it comes the most searched celebs of the year, the list is filled with surprises - and more than a few saddening searches.
In at number one in terms of sheer number of searches is Robin Williams, who sadly passed away late last summer. Loss was a big trending topic this year according to the Google data, with searches concerning the tragic deaths of celebrities like Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Peaches Geldof as well.
One of the biggest boy bands of the '90s is back with a new documentary. The Backstreet Boys have returned with Backstreet Boys: Show Em What You're Made Of, a film documenting their rise to fame and what they've been up to since their time as the biggest band in the world.
The trailer for the documentary has been officially released, promising to chronicle the height of "the best-selling boy band in history" as well as answer the question, "What do you do when you're a full-grown man in a boy band?"
Britney Spears shares how she stays fit in the January/February 2015 issue of Women’s Health magazine. The mom of two graces the cover in a two piece peach bikini showing off her toned abs.
The singer reveals in the magazine that she is able to stay in shape and motivated without the help of a personal trainer. “Daily exercise is important for me both mentally and physically. I don’t mind working out. Trainers keep you motivated, but I don’t have a problem being motivated,” Spears told the magazine.
The December issue of MANHATTAN Magazine features Jai Courtney, the Australian actor of Divergent fame. In the issue Courtney addresses various struggles he faced as an actor starting out and how he found his path to success. He also talks about his upcoming projects, such as his role in the Terminator reboot. Watch the set video below, and check out a few select quotes from the interview.
On his epiphany during his first job cleaning camping equipment that he wanted to pursue acting:
This past Wednesday, Sonja Morgan of the Real Housewives of New York hosted a private soiree in the heart of Manhattan to celebrate the launch of her new clothing line. As the cover model of the Latina Magazine's "Anniversary Issue," she has much to celebrate. As Sonja’s floor length gown trailed behind her, she was all smiles as she greeted friends walking through the door. She also debuted her new boy toy, a young male model who easily turned a few heads himself. Kristin Taekman, also of the reality shows success, was present to support her friend as she donned one of her own creations. Other partygoers included former White House periodontist Dr. Nicholas Toscano, celebrity caterer Andrea Correale, Seriously Funny Gowns founder Jody Barrett and actress Leesa Rowland.
After losing her mother unexpectedly in September, Melissa Rivers broker her silence and spoke publicly about her late mother at The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Women in Entertainment breakfast.
Before Melissa took the stage to remember her mother, comedian Sarah Silverman introduced a video clip package of the late comedian and shared some of her thoughts about her. “At 81 she lived a life that could jam pack ten lifetimes, but she wasn't done, she left us unfinished,” Silverman said.
Melissa then spoke about her late mother saying, “My mother was fearless. And I don't mean she didn't have any fears, I mean that even though she was only 5'2, she stood tall and walked through it. And that's what made her such a brilliant performer.”