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What effect do the 'Neighbors' movies have on Zac Efron's love life

Time to put on my Celebrity Gossip Detective hat — which looks like a sailboat made out of a folded-up Us Weekly — to do some digging into what hidden significance we've been overlooking in one of the week's big breakup stories. To wit: Zac Efron has reportedly called it quits with interestingly...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 12:29 AM

Daily Becky with the Good Hair update

Will the real Becky with the Good Hair please stand up? Now, three days into the "Lemonade"-dominated news cycle, designer and private Instagram user Rachel Roy is insisting she is not in fact the "Becky with the Good Hair" referenced so cuttingly by Beyonce in one of her new tracks. Was it all the...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 7:49 PM

Kelly Ripa's body language is fascinating

As everyone in the western world is aware, Kelly Ripa finally came back to work at "Live with Kelly and Michael" Tuesday morning, a week after she was blindsided with news that co-host Michael Strahan was taking a job with "Good Morning America." And sure, she said lots of nice things about getting...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 7:40 PM

Justin Bieber may be deposed once more

We all know Justin Bieber is no fan of grueling depositions, but it looks like he might have another one coming his way, at least according to Radar Online.RELATED: The struggle of dating Justin Bieber got too real for Hailey Baldwin.The Biebs seems se to sit down and answer some tough questions in...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 1:56 AM

Ellen Pompeo doesn't miss Patrick Dempsey

I guess it's been long enough since Patrick Dempsey's unceremonious exit from "Grey's Anatomy" that we can all laugh about it — especially given all the gossip about his character being killed off because he was just too difficult to work with.RELATED: Five actors about to have their tv breakout"...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 12:56 AM

Let it go, Kanye

Good news! Kanye West is apparently now available for weddings. No word on bar mitzvahs, though, but I'm sure he's willing to negotiate.RELATED:Kim and Kanye's ski trip was kind of a bustAt club owner Dave Grutman's wedding this weekend, West made light of one of his most famous moments with a...

Monday, April 25, 2016, 9:12 PM

Beyonce fans go after the wrong Rachael

Oh, Beyhive. Sometimes in your haste to right wrongs and correct injustices, you move too quickly and innocent people end up getting hurt.RELATED: About that Becky with good hairCase in point? Rachael Ray, the unfortunately named domestic diva caught in the crossfire in Beyonce's fans' war with...

Monday, April 25, 2016, 7:22 PM

DAILY VIDEO: Bruce Springsteen opens Brooklyn show with Purple Rain

There were no shortage of Prince tributes this weekend — especially with Coachella barreling into its second weekend and all — but few matched up to the passion and prominence of this one: Bruce Springsteen, one of the last of Prince's reigning '80s superstar contemporaries, opening his Saturday...

Monday, April 25, 2016, 6:07 AM

Prince George, fashionista

If you want to get cozy in style at home like Prince George — in his absolutely adorable bathrobe — you'll have to wait.The robe, a comfy, personalized white number with blue gingham piping, costs 27 pounds (almost $39) at online store My 1st Years — or at least it did, until it sold out."We can't...

Monday, April 25, 2016, 5:45 AM

Regis Philbin is team Kelly

While we wait to see exactly when — or, who knows, if — Kelly Ripa will come back to "Live with Kelly and Michael" following the fallout over Michael Strahan's surprise departure announcement, we can at least tally up who's sticking up for the plucky daytime host. And the loudest cheerleader in her...

Monday, April 25, 2016, 2:37 AM

Dave Chappelle calls Prince's death "black 9/11"

The ever elusive Dave Chappelle understandably took the loss of Prince pretty hard. And this weekend the icon's death nearly made him miss a show in San Francisco.“I almost thought about not coming tonight, but my band was like, ‘Yo, Prince would definitely not condone that,’” Chappelle told the...

Monday, April 25, 2016, 2:28 AM

About that Becky with good hair

Beyonce laid out a lot of truth with her "Lemonade" visual album this weekend, but there's one more lesson to be learned: Don't mess with the Beyhive.While speculation began almost immediately about the identity of the name-checked "Becky with the good hair" in her track "Sorry," one sort-of...

Monday, April 25, 2016, 2:18 AM

Tina Fey tried to get an "Into the Woods" audition

Tina Fey humbly admits that when she was between making "30 Rock" and "the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" and had some time on her hands, she tried stretching herself a bit — namely by trying to get an audition for "Into the Woods" by hounding director Rob Marshall. "I tried to talk my way into that...

Thursday, April 21, 2016, 12:42 AM

Kelly Ripa is not taking Michael Strahan's news very well

Earlier this week, Michael Strahan announced that he's leaving "Live with Kelly and Michael" in September to become a co-anchor at "Good Morning America," and if that news caught you off-guard, imagine how Kelly Ripa feels. I mean, you'll have to imagine, since she flat-out didn't show up to work...

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 11:55 PM

Mariah Carey and the very specific costume party

Oh, Mariah Carey. Don't ever change. The eccentric diva threw an "intimate" party at her rented villa in Italy recently at which attendees were expected to abide by a very, very strict dress code: dress up as Mariah Carey. Both male and female attendees, even. Yup, Carey insisted on a whole room...

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 8:04 PM

Anonymous source calls Liam Hemsworth a liar

Last week Liam Hemsworth flat out denied all those rumors that he and reunited girlfriend Miley Cyrus' wedding plans are back on, telling an Australian magazine that he is definitely not engaged. And you'd think that he of all people would know. But an anonymous source in cahoots with Radar Online...

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 7:14 PM

Piers Morgan gives the Beckhams parenting tips

David and Victoria Beckham seem to have plenty of pride in their children, but Piers Morgan thinks they also seem to have no shame. He's taking issue with the Beckhams' recent posting of a video of youngest child Cruz Beckham singing, calling the over-share "shameless." Related: Katie Holmes is...

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 12:15 AM

Katie Holmes really, really loves Suri's birthday

How much does Katie Holmes love daughter Suri Cruise's birthday? She'd make it a national holiday if she could. Like, literally. In an Instagram post giving her daughter — with ex-husband Tom Cruise — a b-day shout-out, Holmes revealed that it's "my favorite day of the year," followed by a rather...

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 12:06 AM

Iggy Azalea bans personal questions

Australian rapper and controversy-magnet Iggy Azalea has a new album due out in June, and she's looking to prep any folks who might be interviewing her on her upcoming press tour. Her main message? Let's keep things professional.Related: Iggy Azalea responds to Macklemore' 'White Privilege II slam...

Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 8:57 PM

O.J. Simpson has a crush on Kris Jenner

O.J. Simpson could be up for parole next year, and he's apparently centering all of his post-prison plans — and romantic pursuits — around one reality TV-friendly family. “O.J. has had a crush on Kris [Jenner] forever,” author Ian Halperin tells the Sun. Related: Any ideas what Beyonce has planned...

Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 8:06 PM