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SCOTUS Rules: Same-Sex Marriage Is a Guaranteed Right in All 50 States

This is one helluva way to head into Pride weekend.

Matt Russoniello | June 26, 2015 - 10:44 am

16 Female Celebrities We’d Like to See on the $10 Bill

As Americans, we are granted three basic rights: Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of paying for groceries with currency that features Joan Rivers on its face.

Mia Lardiere | June 18, 2015 - 12:52 pm

Angelina Jolie Talks About Being Married to Brad Pitt, Reveals She’s ‘Open’ to Political Career

In the December issue of Vanity FairAngelina Jolie talks about her surprise wedding to longtime partner Brad Pitt, opens up about what it’s like being married to the actor, and admits she’s thinking about a career change.

Kaitlyn Laurie | November 4, 2014 - 10:52 am

Palin Family Goes Full Maverick, Bands Together in Drunken Fight at Snowmobile Party

Just as our nation’s greatest have battled for our rights to liberty and justice for all, the Palin family was similarly embroiled in a beer-fueled fistfight at a snowmobile party in Alaska.

Although the altercation occurred last Saturday, the Anchorage Police Department confirmed the news yesterday.

Mindy Lee | September 12, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Sarah Palin’s Mouth is as Useful as a Toilet Bowl

No one really pays Sarah Palin any mind these days, but British reporter Martin Bashir felt compelled to take the former Alaskan governor to task after her recent speech comparing America’s national debt to slavery.

Bashir, famous for interviewing Michael Jackson and the late Princess of Wales, blasted Palin on his MSNBC program,…

Kelly Lynch | November 18, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Newly-Elected NYC Mayor Sits With Grumples McBloomberg

After winning New York City’s mayoral election by a landslide, Democrat Bill de Blasio sat down with former Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Kelly Lynch | November 6, 2013 - 1:00 pm

David Cameron Gave a Great ‘Love Actually’ Speech Today

British Prime Minister David Cameron really gave it to Russia during his keynote speech today at the annual Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, England.

Kelly Lynch | October 2, 2013 - 3:49 pm

Why America Should Return to the Monarchy

I don’t know much about the government shutdown, and even with a thorough, fifth grade-level explanation given to me by a friend, I’m still not entirely sure what everyone’s going on about, but I do know the following:…

Kelly Lynch | October 1, 2013 - 9:08 pm

Michael Phelps Endorses Golf, Disses Politics With World’s Single Most Astute Tweet

You remember Michael Phelps, right? He’s the Olympic swimmer who won something like all the gold medals and maybe loves weed but definitely loves Subway. He’s also the smart Olympic swimmer when you put him next to this nightmare parade. So he’s almost unequivocally qualified to make the following statement, which he did today, on Twitter.

Robert Kessler | June 13, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Nick Jonas Campaigns To Be The Next President (VIDEO)

Teen hottie Nick Jonas continues his quest to become the first pop star president.
The 17-year-old Jonas star was answering fan questions for Extra when a cute young admirer asked him if it was true that he was planning on running for president (once he’s old enough, of course).
Nick confirmed that he will indeed…

| August 19, 2010 - 7:35 am

Socks the Cat, R.I.P.

Beloved White House pet Socks the cat is dead.
The one-time First Feline, known to millions as the Former President Bill Clinton and family’s White House pet, passed away after being put to sleep due to his battle with throat cancer today. He was 20.
“Socks brought much happiness to Chelsea [Clinton] and us over…

Celebuzz | February 20, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Will Ferrell Does Bush One More Time on ‘SNL’

Will Ferrell surprised audiences watching last night’s special edition of Saturday Night Live by reprising his dead-on now-classic portrayal of George W. Bush.
SNL has always skewered the more absurd side of politics during elections, and this year has been no exception.
Watch below as Ferrell’s President Bush has some high-brow banter with Tina Fey’s…

Betsy Waldman | October 24, 2008 - 11:09 am

Lindsay Lohan Justifies Her Love on MySpace

Thursday night Lindsay Lohan posted a new MySpace blog entry—apparently from the DJ booth at girlfriend Samantha Ronson’s Washington, D.C., record-spinning gig—and got political.
Mainly, she gave another blog-lashing to GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin.
“Picture this in your head….Washington, D.C.—you’re in a club, you are here for support for someone that you care…

Janie Marcus | October 17, 2008 - 11:19 am

No One’s Into Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s Point of ‘View’

Should she stay or should she go?
At this point, you’d think Elisabeth Hasselbeck—the lone John McCain/Sarah Palin supporter on The View—would be used to her Barack Obama-bashing getting shot down by fellow talking heads Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd, Joy Behar and babble-matron Barbara Walters.
Alas, this morning Hasselbeck continued to push Obama’s supposed ties…

Celebuzz | October 7, 2008 - 1:19 pm

Hollywood Doesn’t Want You to Vote

Seemingly every working actor or actress in Hollywood has gotten together to create this PSA urging U.S. citizens to get out and vote in the upcoming Presidential election.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Demi Moore, Ellen DeGeneres, Halle Berry, Dustin Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Jennifer Aniston, Ashton Kutcher and Tobey Maguire are only some of the celebs in the…

Celebuzz | October 2, 2008 - 9:39 am

Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Losing Her ‘View’?

Paris Hilton isn’t the only one who’s had a snipe session with the ladies of The View lately.
Fox News reports that View co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck is “really upset” with fellow gabbers Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar about the upcoming Presidential election.
Earlier reports have indicated that Hasselbeck may actually be considering leaving…

Celebuzz | September 30, 2008 - 8:54 am

Brooke Hogan, Super-Genius

Brooke Hogan catches a lot of flak for being just this side of Terri Shiavo on the sentience meter, but people really underestimate her.
For instance, many people were outraged when Brooke opined on her reality-TV show that a woman shouldn’t be President. But during her appearance on The Howard Stern Show on Thursday,…

Celebuzz | September 19, 2008 - 3:36 pm

Obama Dashes Lindsay Lohan’s Political Aspirations

Lindsay Lohan won’t be whispering influential nothings into the ear of Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama anytime soon (which is probably a good thing for both of them).
Despite her eloquent blog-bashing of John McCain’s running mate Sarah Palin over the weekend, Senator Obama’s camp isn’t too keen on cozying up to punchy ol’ Linds,…

Betsy Waldman | September 17, 2008 - 2:49 pm

Heidi Montag’s Vice Presidential Outrage

Songstress and photo opportunist Heidi Montag would like to know who this Alaskan governor person is and why John McCain picked her over the obvious choice for Republican vice-presidential candidate.
Which would be Heidi Montag.
“I can’t believe it,” The Hills villainess joked, according to People. “Blondes have more fun. I guess he doesn’t know…

Janie Marcus | September 3, 2008 - 9:19 am

Anne Hathaway Initially Feared Barack Obama

Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama is enjoying the support of a star-studded group of Hollywood Democrats that includes glitzy activists like mink-eyelash lobbyist Jennifer Lopez, Scarlett Johansson and Anne Hathaway.
However, the star of The Devil Wears Prada wasn’t won over quite as easily as Obama’s long-time e-mail buddy ScarJo. In an interview at the…

Betsy Waldman | August 27, 2008 - 4:29 pm
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