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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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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.

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."

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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.”

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It's Official: Teresa and Joe Giudice Are Heading to Jail

On Thursday October 2nd, 2014 Teresa and Joe Giudices’ legal woes came to a head when the pair was sentenced. Nearly seven months after the Real Housewives of New Jersey stars pleaded “guilty” to multiple charges, including bankruptcy and mortgage fraud, the couple has learned they will both be serving jail time.

Joe was sentenced to 41 months behind bars while his wife, in a surprising move by the judge, was sentenced to 15 months. Many believed that Teresa would be spared jail time, but alas, the judge took no pity on the New Jersey housewife despite her pleas that she is “more sorry than anyone will ever know.” The judge did allow the couple to serve their sentences at different times, however, so that one parent was always there for the girls. Teresa will be up first as she has to report on January 5th, 2015.

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Katy Perry To Headline Super Bowl Half-Time Show?


The Super Bowl is about to get a little sweeter. Pop sensation Katy Perry has reportedly been chosen to headline the 2015 Super Bowl half-time show.

“A deal is being hammered out for Katy to play the Super Bowl,” a source told the New York Post.

Perry was on the shortlist of potential performers back in August. Coldplay and Rihanna were also possible performers. However, Rihanna’s recent feud with CBS may have cost her the job. The NFL is most likely hoping Perry’s fun family-friendly act will help revamp the league’s image which has been marred by several scandals over the past few months.

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JLaw Is Sick of the Media’s “Hacking Games”

Jennifer Lawrence’s long-awaited public statement on the recent nude photo scandal begs the media to desist perpetuating it. The actress explains that the delayed response was a consequence of her manifold reaction. "Every single thing that I tried to write made me cry or get angry. I started to write an apology, but I don’t have anything to say I’m sorry for.”

Indeed, the 24-year old shouldn't feel obliged to defend herself. While it’s true that an aspect of being a Hollywood actor involves being in the public eye, it is a completely different story when general conventions and social codes of respect towards an individual’s privacy are breached. In an interview with Vanity Fair’s David Kashner, Lawrence fumes:

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Tracy Morgan May Never Perform Stand-Up Again

Tracy Morgan may have survived the fatal June limo crash he was involved in but his injuries could alter the rest of his life. The comedian's career may now be in jeopardy after suffering a severe brain injury in the crash.

Morgan’s lawyer, Benedict Morelli, has reported that, "the jury's still out," on whether Morgan will ever again be able to perform stand-up comedy, a sentiment supposedly echoed by his doctors. Morgan has been undergoing intense rehabilitation for his injury, including speech and cognitive therapy.

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Alessandra Ambrosio Named VO|CO Spokesperson

Supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio has been named the official spokeswoman for theVO|CO The alcoholic beverage is the world’s first drink to blend pure coconut water and premium triple distilled vodka into a “ready to drink” cocktail.

The Victoria’s Secret model made her first appearance as the drinks spokesperson at an exclusive VO|CO cocktail party on Monday in Nobu Malibu. She wore a baby blue cocktail and was joined by fiancé, Jamie Mazur, and close friends as they celebrated the event while drinking VO|CO and eating sushi.

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Everything We've Ever Believed About Robin Thicke is a Lie

Robin Thicke's hit single "Blurred Lines" may've brought him to the top of the pop charts, but it also destroyed his personal life. In April, Thicke and Pharrell William were deposed after being sued by Marvin Gaye's children when they alleged that "Blurred Lines" was a rip-off of their fathers 1977 hit "Got to Give It Up." The deposition was released to the public this week and it was mighty revealing, with Thicke dropping quite a few bombshells. Here are the juiciest reveals.