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Kate Upton Named People Magazine's Sexiest Woman

Words to live by, from @KateUpton #PEOPLEMagazineAwards pic.twitter.com/Du8DqbFelr

— People magazine (@peoplemag) 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.

The Most Googled People and Things of 2014

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.

Backstreet Boys Premiere Trailer for Documentary

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?"

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Britney Spears Reveals How She Stays Fit

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.

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Jai Courtney Graces the Cover of MANHATTAN 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:

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Real Housewives' Star Sonja Morgan Celebrates the Launch of Her Clothing Line

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.

Melissa Rivers Breaks Her Silence About Joan

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.”

Amy Schumer to Host the 2015 MTV Movie Awards

It was announced last night that comedian Amy Schumer will be hosting the 2015 MTV Movie Awards which are set to take place on April 12th at 9pm live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live.

Schumer took over all of MTV’s social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Tumblr and Snapchat teasing fans with the big announcement. The comedian said in a statement, “I am honored to be hosting the awards. I will carry the audience with me like a teen mom #breaktheinternet #breakmywater.”

She is best known for her Comedy Central show Inside Amy Schumer which is set to have its third season premiere in April 2015.

The nominees for the 2015 MTV Movie Awards are set to be announced at a later date.

Kourtney Kardashian Reveals She is Expecting a Boy

Kourtney Kardashian revealed on the latest episode of Kourtney and Khloe Take the Hamptons that she is expecting a baby boy. This will be the third child with her boyfriend Scott Disick. The parents are already parents to son Mason, 5, and daughter Penelope, 2.

The reveal of the baby’s gender was shown in a home video that was shot by Kim Kardashain. Kourtney explained to viewers that Mason had two sticks and one had a blue star on it and another a red one. The home video shows Mason walking into the room with the stick that had the blue star on it.

The mom-to-be told the cameras, “I'm so happy we're having a boy. It's going to be perfect for our family.”

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Comedian Charles McBee Gives Us the Scoop on His Show, It's a Chucked Up Life

From the Midwestern state of Ohio, to the busy city of New York, Charles McBee has made a name for himself across the US. The comedian is a jack of all trades, mastering the art of stand-up comedy, film making, and acting. How does one complete such a task? Chuck McBee chatted with us about his endeavors, plans, and intricate skill set as well as some other random tidbits.

Charles is the creator and an actor in his own show entitled It’s a Chucked Up Life. “The idea behind Its a Chucked up Life is to tell a story about a stand-up comedian who thinks he has life all figured out only to find out he's way in over his head. It’s a small take on my actual life, only in the show I get to decide the ending.” The series chronicles the comedian throughout his less than lavish life, while allowing his audience to laugh at his comical occurrences.