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Kourtney Kardashian gained 45 pounds during pregnancy

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Kourtney Kardashian isn’t letting post-pregnancy weight damper her happiness of being a mother for the second time. US Weekly reports the 33-year-old reality starlet who is 5 foot tall and gained nearly 45 pounds during her second pregnancy, isn’t even thinking about slimming down at the moment. “While I’m here around the house, I just […]

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to divorce

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After five years of marriage, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are calling it quits. People magazine reports Holmes has filed for divorce from Cruise citing irreconcilable differences. “This is a personal and private matter for Katie and her family,” Jonathan Wolfe, Holmes’s attorney, said in a statement. “Katie’s primary concern remains, as it has always […]

Montreal teacher fired for showing dismemberment video

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A Montreal high school teacher has been fired for showing his 10th grade class a video that police say depicts Canadian porn actor Luke Magnotta killing and dismembering  his Chinese lover. CNN reports the 29-year-old teacher was suspended on June 4 after showing his students the 10 minute video that morning as part of a […]

Mark Wahlberg goes back to high school

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Mark Wahlberg may be a successful actor in Hollywood, but there’s one thing he wishes he was–a high school graduate. The 41-year-old announced his academic plans on Monday’s Late Show with David Letterman. Wahlberg, who dropped out of high school in the ninth grade, revealed that he will take online courses offered though a Massachusetts-based […]

Snooki reveals she's scared to breastfeed

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Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is looking forward to becoming a first time mom, but there’s one aspect she’s not so sure about–breastfeeding. The 24-year-old reality star reveals she’s hesitant to breastfeed because she’s afraid of how painful it will be. “I’m just scared,” Snooki said on Monday’s Good Morning America. “My friend did and she said it […]

Texas gun range to host children's birthday parties

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Most parents think of venues such as an arcade or bowling alley when considering a place to host their child’s birthday party. But, what about a firing range? Seems crazy, but it won’t be a far-fetched idea for Texas kids come summer. The Eagle Gun Range, set to open in Lewisville this August, will offer […]

Octomom Nayda Suleman becomes a stripper to support kids

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Octomom Nayda Suleman is making headlines yet again. The infamous mother of 14 has reportedly accepted a part-time stripping gig this summer to help make ends meet, according to US Weekly. Suleman will perform her stripper moves during a ten-show run at T’s Lounge, a gentlemen’s club in West Palm Beach, Florida from July 11 to […]

Children mistaking new detergent packets for candy

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Miniature laundry detergent packages may be a great alternative to those bulky containers and a way to avoid messy spills. But, lately the products convenience has been trumpeted by the health hazard it has posed on young children. According to poison control centers nationwide, there has been nearly 250 reported cases this year of children […]

Snooki expecting a baby boy

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Newly engaged Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi will have another man in her future besides her soon-to-be hubby. The Jersey Shore star reveals in the latest issue of InTouch magazine that she is expecting a baby boy with fiancé Jionni LaValle this spring. “Everyone said I was going to have a boy, and they were right!” the 24-year-old […]

Alanis Morissette will breastfeed 16-month-old son until he weans

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Alanis Morissette is not afraid to speak her mind in songs so it’s no surprise that she is taking a stance on the attachment parenting debate in wake of  Time magazine’s controversial cover photo of a mother breastfeeding her three-year-old son. “I’m an attachment parent,” the 37-year-old singer told Access Hollywood in a recent interview. […]

Prince ordered to pay almost $4 million to perfume company

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Prince’s method of promoting one of his albums back in 2006 is causing some controversy resulting in the musician losing out on nearly $4 million. The Purple Rain singer was ordered by a New York judge on Friday to pay $3.95 million to Revelations Perfume and Cosmetics after failing to promote a fragrance inspired by […]

Push 'N Snap cabinet locks recalled

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If you think your keeping your children’s prying hands away from dangerous objects through those Safety 1st Push ‘N Snap cabinet locks you have around the house, think again. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of nearly one million locks on Thursday after receiving 200 reports that the locks don’t adequately secure the cabinets they […]

Whitney Houston's death ruled accidental

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Whitney Houston died of an accidental drowning due to the effects of cocaine use and heart disease, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office ruled on Thursday. The announcement ends weeks of speculation about what caused the pop diva’s death, which ranged from overdose to suicide. The 48-year-old singer was found submerged in Beverly Hills hotel room bathtub last […]

Katie Couric talk show to premiere on Sept. 10

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Katie Couric has been with you while you have your morning coffee and while you eat dinner. Now she’ll be with you as you enjoy an afternoon snack. The 55-year-old journalist and television personality will host her own daytime talk show, Katie, on ABC beginning on Monday, Sept. 10. The announcement came Thursday from the […]

JonBenet Ramsey's father regrets putting daughter in beauty pageants

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The glitz and glamour of child beauty pageants took a dark turn in December 1996 when 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey was found dead in the basement of her Colorado home. Now almost 16 years later, with the murder still unsolved and the parents being cleared of any involvement, JonBenet Ramsey’s father is speaking out, […]

Leonardo DiCaprio still searching for his true love

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Leonardo DiCaprio may have a girlfriend, but he’s still looking for the love of his life. The 37-year-old blue-eyed hunk recently revealed that despite currently being in a relationship with Victoria’s Secret model Erin Heatherton, 22, and having many girlfriends in the past, he is yet to find his soul mate. “I suppose if I’d found my true […]

Elizabeth Berkley pregnant with first child

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Elizabeth Berkley, best known for her role as Jessie Spano on the hit early 1990s series Saved by the Bell, is expecting her first child. The 39-year-old actress debuted her baby bump in Los Angeles on Monday and revealed that she and her husband Greg Lauren, an artist and clothing designer, are thrilled with the news. […]

Enrique Iglesias doesn't plan to marry Anna Kournikova

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Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova have been together for over ten years, but don’t expect to hear wedding bells ringing anytime soon. The 36-year-old singer recently revealed that he doesn’t plan on marrying his longtime girlfriend because he doesn’t see how a legal document would change anything about their relationship. “I’ve never really thought marriage would make […]

Vitamin D may help with menstrual cramps

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Every 28 days or so, millions of women turn to painkillers like Advil and Midol to ease menstrual cramps. But, a new study suggests vitamin D may be an alternative solution. The Italian-based study found that a mega-dose of vitamin D showed a reduction in pain associated with menstrual cramps, especially among women who reported having the […]

Tim Tebow in talks to be the next 'Bachelor'

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The next time you see Tim Tebow he may be handing out roses to prospective love interests rather than throwing footballs. The 24-year-old Denver Broncos quarterback has been approached to be the next Bachelor, according to Chris Harrison, host of the popular match-making ABC series. “I’ve actually met Tim Tebow. I met him about becoming […]

Christina Aguilera loves her curvy body

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Christina Aguilera may be constantly scruntized in the media for her recent fuller figure, but that doesn’t stop her from feeling good about the way she looks. The 31-year-old singer reveals in the latest issue of OK! Magazine that she is comfortable in her own skin and doesn’t really care about what other people think about her […]

Disneyland locked down due to suspicious object

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The happiest place on Earth became the center of confusion, fear, and frustration for countless parents and children on Saturday morning. Disneyland was placed on temporary lockdown at around 7 a.m. on Saturday after a suspicious object was found by a tree near the entrance of the California theme park, according to the Los Angeles […]

Jennifer Garner gives birth to a baby boy

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Move over Matt Damon, Ben Affleck will soon be bringing another buddy to his much beloved Boston Red Sox games. US Weekly reports Affleck’s wife, Jennifer Garner, gave birth to a baby boy named Samuel in Santa Monica, Calif., on Tuesday. It is the first son and third child for the couple. Samuel joins Violet, 6, and Seraphina, 3, […]

Free pancakes at IHOP on Tuesday

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Pancake lovers get ready to indulge in a free plate of IHOP’s famous irresistible buttermilk pancakes. Tomorrow marks National Pancake Day and IHOP restaurants around the country will be serving a free short stack of pancakes to each of its customers. Of course it’s all for a good cause. In return for free pancakes, guests are encouraged to leave […]

Baby Blue Ivy makes first public appearance with Beyonce, Jay-Z

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Just a little over a month ago baby Blue Ivy made her debut into the world. And now she’s made her first public appearance. E! Online reports Beyonce and Jay-Z took their seven-week-old daughter, wrapped in a black blanket, out on Saturday for the first time since her birth on January 7. The trio went to Sant Ambroeus restaurant […]