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The Hottest Celebrity Best Friends in Hollywood

From classic female friendships (Tina Fey and Amy Poehler) and bromances (George Clooney and Brad Pitt) to unexpected union between one famous person and another (Beyoncé and Gwyneth Paltrow), Hollywood is home to some amazing pairs of best friends.

Kaitlyn Laurie / July 15, 2015

WATCH: Natalie Portman Confesses Self-Doubt in Her Harvard Class Day Speech

Natalie Portman delivered the 2015 Harvard Class Day speech and boy, did she deliver.

Mia Lardiere / May 28, 2015

WATCH: Maya Rudolph Performs a Beyoncé National Anthem Remix at the 2015 Tulane Commencement

Tulane University bagged a three-for-one deal on keynote speakers by cramming Beyoncé and Oprah into Maya Rudolph’s body.

Mia Lardiere / May 18, 2015

The Funniest Celeb Pics of the Week That Will Make You LOL! 10.5.14

Get ready, because we have the funniest celebrity pictures of the week just for you!

It’s Sunday, that means it’s time for us to show you the most hilarious celeb pics from the past seven days. This week, we found extremely funny pictures of your favorite celebs like Beyonce, Jay Z and David

Jess Cohen / October 5, 2014

Watch: Mindy Kaling Reveals She Almost Played Maya Rudolph’s Character in ‘Bridesmaids’

Can you imagine Mindy Kaling as “Lillian” in Bridesmaids? That actually sounds amazing! But, Maya Rudolph got the part instead, and she did nail that role. Tough casting choice!

Unfortunately for a lot of actors, that’s often the case. Two people can be perfect for a role, but only one of them ca…

Jess Cohen / September 15, 2014

The Very First Promo for ‘The Maya Rudolph Show’ Is Here

Hey guys how excited are you for The Maya Rudolph Show? I’m not sure that’s excited enough, so let’s watch this trailer and really get in the mood.

Robert Kessler / May 6, 2014

New Details About Maya Rudolph’s NBC Variety Special

Back in November we told you that Maya Rudolph was shooting a variety special for NBC, to be potentially picked up as a series. Well that special finally has a premiere date, and it’s just about a month away.

Robert Kessler / April 15, 2014

NBC Wants a Variety Show Hosted by Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph has found her next TV gig. She will be re-teaming with Lorne Michaels to produce and host a primetime variety show on NBC.

Robert Kessler / November 13, 2013

‘Saturday Night Live’ Alum Maya Rudolph to Show’s New Castmembers: ‘I Know How Stressful It Is’

Saturday Night Live returns this weekend for its 38th season with three new castmembers Tim Robinson, Aidy Bryant and Cecily Strong with Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg, and Abby Elliot having made their exits after last season.

And SNL alum Maya Rudolph has a few words for the newbies. “I just hope that they…

Jethro Nededog / September 15, 2012

Jennifer Westfeldt Is Girl-Crushing on Kristen Wiig & Maya Rudolph! (PHOTOS)

Jon Hamm, who?!

Jennifer Westfeldt has been dating the dreamy Man Men star for the better part of 15 years, but she isn’t afraid to reveal her celebrity crush(es). Recently, the writer/director/star of Friends With Kids opened up about her co-stars Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph to People and said: “I have the biggest…

Amanda Hasaka / March 9, 2012

Lost (and Found) ‘SNL’ Sketch: Weekend Update with Oprah! (VIDEO)

You know what Saturday Night Live could use? More Oprah!!! 

In a sketch that was cut from the show, Maya Rudolf impersonates the TV talker during the Weekend Update segment. We don’t know why this got the ax after rehearsals, it’s one of the funniest moments we’ve seen on SNL lately!

Wes Ferguson / February 28, 2012

SAG Awards 2012 Worst Dressed (PHOTOS)

As fabulous as the fashion was on the 2012 SAG Awards red carpet, there were just a few fashionistas who missed the mark.

From Glee star Lea Michelle showing us just a little too much leg to Bridesmaid’s Kristen Wiig’s choker choice, they are among the fashion misses of the evening.

/ January 29, 2012

The Meet & Greet: ‘Up All Night’s Beau Dunn Talks Modeling & Disorder

One of the most buzzed about new shows coming out in the fall is the NBC comedy Up All Night, starring Christina Applegate and Will Arnett as a couple overwhelmed with the responsibilities of raising their new baby and their work lives. Beau Dunn stars alongside the hilarious Christina and Will on the show and…

/ July 27, 2011

Box Office Battle: ‘Bridesmaids’ Vs ‘Priest’ — Which Will You See?

At last week’s box office, the uber-dude flick Thor reigned supreme and left the rom-com Something Borrowed in its dust, but for this week’s releases, will Bridesmaids be able to put Priest in its place?

While it remains to be seen if Bridesmaids can conquer Thor, we have a feeling that will be…

Amanda Hasaka / May 13, 2011

Katy Perry Pokes Fun at ‘Sesame Street’ on ‘SNL’ (VIDEO)

Katy Perry busted out a funny response to her ban from Sesame Street on the season premiere of the NBC sketch comedy over the weekend.
With her Sesame appearance scrapped after parents complained about her cleavage-baring dress, musical guest Katy plunged even further into taboo territory, wearing a snug, low-cut Elmo t-shirt during a skit…

/ September 27, 2010

Maya Rudolph & Kristen Wiig Film ‘Bridesmaids’ (PHOTOS)

Maya Rudolph is swimming in an enormous tulle wedding gown while filming the Judd Apatow-produced comedy, Bridesmaids, in Los Angeles.
Maya is the bride who inspires fierce competition between two of her psycho bridesmaids, played by Damages star Rose Byrne and SNL star Kristen Wiig, who wrote the script. Mad Men’s Jon Hamm i…

Celebuzz / August 10, 2010

Maya Rudolph is Preggers!

Not only is Maya Rudolph pregnant in her upcoming summer flick Away We Go, she’s also got a real-life kiddo on the way.
The 36-year-old SNL star has just announced that she is expecting her second child with partner, director Paul Thomas Anderson. She told ET Canada, ”I wasn’t planning on sharing it, but yes I am pregnant!” She…

Betsy Waldman / May 11, 2009