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Lily Allen furious anyone would suggest she'd quit drinking

Lily Allen is livid over gossip reports that she is "trying to grow up" and giving up alcohol. Seriously, how dare they suggest such a thing? Instead, Allen took to Twitter to suggest that we all give up … Twitter? "Let's give up social media and the Mail Online. It's killing me. That is all,"...

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 12:24am

DAILY VIDEO: How 'Guardians of the Galaxy' should have ended

You can now enjoy one of the year's biggest surprise hits, "Guardians of the Galaxy," in the comfort of your own home, Blu-ray special features and all. But one feature you'll have to go online to see is the film getting the animated How It Should Have Ended treatment. Apparently they think Ronan...

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 11:04pm

Don't worry, Grumpy Cat didn't really make $100 million

Tell the Internet it can calm down, because that report in the Express about online sensation Grumpy Cat pulling in $100 million? Let's just file that under "wildly inaccurate." Proud owner of Grumpy Cat, Tabatha Bundesen, tells the paper, "I was able to quit my job as a waitress within days of her...

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 12:33am

Connor Franta comes out

Super-popular YouTube star Connor Franta recently announced to his 3.6 million YouTube subscribers and 2.37 million Twitter followers that he is gay in a heartfelt video. If you're not sure what a Connor Franta is, go ask a teenager. Anyway: "2014 is truly the year that I have accepted who I am and...

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 11:26pm

'A**holes' help confused NY'ers

Hold music, testy customer service reps and complicated advice are unappealing to most, but a crew of good Samaritans want to bear the brunt for those in need.Calling themselves A**holes on Demand, Erin Scottberg and Erik Martin are working with a growing list of volunteers who are willing to help...

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 5:46am

THE WORD: Kirk Cameron's terrible Christmas movie officially the worst

Former "Growing Pains" star and outspoken evangelical Christian Kirk Cameron learned the hard way that the Internet is basically like quicksand — the more you struggle, the worse it gets. Last month, Cameron balked at the abysmal score for his new film, "Saving Christmas," on review aggregator...

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 4:21am

THE WORD: In Paltrow-Stewart War, Rachael Ray is Switzerland

In the ongoing conflict between home living guru Martha Stewart and self-styled upstart Gwyneth Paltrow, Rachael Ray has decided to be the Switzerland. During a visit to "Watch What Happens Live," Ray was pressed to take a side in the dispute and chose to remain neutral. "I'm on team food. I think...

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 10:36pm

James Bond's new movie has a title, a cast and a slick new ride

If you were up early enough, you got to see "Skyfall" director Sam Mendes announce the title of the next James Bond adventure, unveiled live at 11:00 am GMT (that's 6:00 am Eastern) during an event at the 007 Stage at Pinewood Studios. The film, due next fall, will be called "Spectre," suggesting...

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 1:19pm

What's your state's most popular profile word?

Admit it: It’s hard not to have your eyes glaze over after spending more than an hour perusing online dating profiles. After a while, it really does seem like everyone loves nothing more than watching “The Wire” and getting drinks on Friday nights with their friends.But it turns out that tastes do...

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 2:08am

Q&A: Sandra Oh is crowdfunding an animated film

After 10 seasons on the hugely successful "Grey's Anatomy," actress Sandra Oh is going in a very different for her next project. Oh is lending her voice and producing power to "Window Horses," an animated film about a young Canadian poet of Chinese and Iranian descent. And she's also learning a lot...

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 11:58pm

#TheWord: The wit and wisdom of Jaden Smith

Thanksgiving weekend is all about stuffing yourself, and our Twitter Feed is no different. To celebrate the holiday, we're going to overdo it with the wit and wisdom of the incomparable Jaden Smith. Here, some of his best work:I Don't Want You Guys To Think Because I Was Born In America That I...

Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 6:00am

Hiding from your family? Stream these movies this Thanksgiving

Bizarrely, there is only one truly great movie about Thanksgiving, and that is Jodie Foster's "Home for the Holidays," starring Holly Hunter, Robert Downey Jr. and Claire Danes. But guess what? If you're stuck with your family over the long weekend and want to watch it, you'll have to plan ahead,...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 3:45am

Katy Perry vs. the Aussie paparazzi

Katy Perry was just trying to enjoy a nice day at the beach during her current tour in Australia, but thanks to some pesky photographers, that wasn't really an option. Perry became so incensed by the persistant paparazzi that she took to Twitter to unleash her fury. We'll just let Perry speak for...

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 2:53am

Watch Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Pratt and Britney Spears read mean tweets

The thing about the Internet — and Twitter specifically — is that it's public. So when you post something mean about a famous person, there's actually a chance they'll read it. And there's an even better chance if Jimmy Kimmel's staff happens to find it. Kimmel's long-running segment, "Celebrities...

Friday, November 21, 2014 - 9:02pm

Patricia Arquette: Nude celebrity photo leak is 'societal molestation'

Since signing on to star in the upcoming series "CSI: Cyber," Patricia Arquette has gotten an intimate look at the dark side of online technology. "We brought these devices into our homes, we've incorporated them with their conveniences into every aspect of our lives, but the things that they're...

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 12:41am

NBC ditches new Cosby sitcom after Janice Dickinson allegations

Bill Cosby won't be returning to prime-time comedy anytime soon, now that NBC has scrapped plans for a sitcom starring the former "Cosby Show" star following further allegations of sexual assault on top of similar decades-old accusations that had resurfaced recently. NBC declined to comment.Netflix...

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 12:30am

The Word: Haters keep J.Law offline

Great job, haters. You've gone and scared off Jennifer Lawrence. The "Hunger Games" star insists she's got a firm anti-social media stance, and it's all because you couldn't play nice. "The Internet has scorned me so much that I feel like it's that girl in high school that I'm like, 'Oh, you want...

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 12:02pm

Infographic: Haters gonna hate

As Taylor Swift’s song goes, “the haters gonna hate (hate hate hate hate hate).” For some celebrities — like Swift — all that animosity wilts in the face of continued success, while for others — looking at you, Renee Zellweger — it’s an obstacle they can’t get past. We noticed that certain famous...

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 12:52am

Celebrity death hoaxes: a timeline

Reports of Macaulay Culkin's death this weekend proved quickly to be false — with the man himself popping up on Twitter to confirm his continued existence — but he's hardly the first famous face to be proclaimed deceased online. These have been happening for a while, but we're starting in June 2009...

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 6:36pm

The Word: Macaulay Culkin tweets out proof he's not dead

Some celebrities are just better at taking a joke than others. Macaulay Culkin, for instance, laughed off a Facebook death hoax this weekend by tweeting a "Weekend at Bernie's"-style photo of him from the Twitter account of his band, the Pizza Underground. Fake reports circulated over the weekend...

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 1:13pm