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Have Lunch with ‘Late Show’ Host Stephen Colbert

Are you settling in for a lonely lunch at work? Don’t stuff down that ham and cheese sandwich in silence. Enjoy food and conversation with incoming “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert, who is producing a five-part “Lunch with Stephen” video series this week so you can virtually enjoy your midday meal with a real-life celebrity. What did […]

Phil Collins Comes Out of Retirement for Middle School Show

Phil Collins has not performed a live show since 2010, but the Genesis frontman recently returned to the stage… to perform with a middle school band. The 63-year-old singer, who announced his retirement due to health issues in 2011, made a surprise appearance at the Miami Country Day School’s spring music concert, where he performed […]

Arrest Warrant Issued for Singer Pat Boone

Pat Boone is a wanted man. The legendary “Ain’t That a Shame” crooner, who scored five number one hits in the 1950s, has an arrest warrant with his name on it after missing a scheduled court appearance in connection with a recent lawsuit. According to TMZ, the 79-year-old star purchased an apartment on a luxury […]

Personal Injury Lawyer Produces Most Epic Bowl Ad Ever?

The most impressive commercial to air during last Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVIII telecast was only seen by a fraction of the record-setting 111 million viewers. Amid high-profile ads from the likes of Doritos, Budweiser and Radio Shack, football fans in Georgia were treated to a halftime commercial from personal injury lawyer Jamie Casino, who purchased […]

New Report: Brittany Murphy May Have Been Poisoned

A newly released toxicology report suggests that the death of actress Brittany Murphy, who passed away in 2009 at the age of 32, may have been the result of heavy metal poisoning. The Los Angeles Police Department originally ruled the “Clueless” star’s death as accidental, citing the official cause to be a combination of multiple drug intoxication, […]

Andy Kaufman’s Last Girlfriend Reacts to Hoax: He Is Dead

Legendary entertainer Andy Kaufman most certainly died of lung cancer in 1984, according to his last girlfriend Lynne Margulies, who says she watched him die. “I was in the hospital room. I was there,” Margulies, 56, told TMZ. “They would have had to switch the bodies.” The Internet exploded yesterday after a mysterious 24-year old […]

Andy Kaufman Is Still Alive, Claims Alleged Daughter

Update: The Smoking Gun reports the alleged “daughter” of Andy Kaufman is actually a New York City actress named Alexandra Tatarsky, who met Andy’s brother Michael Kaufman during a showcase of the actor’s memorabilia at a Manhattan gallery. Her real father is psychologist. Original story: Did Andy Kaufman really pull off the greatest hoax in history? If you believe a […]

13 Famously Weird Celebrity Commercials

Before hitting it big in Hollywood, some of today’s most powerful stars got their start in obscure (and often hilarious) television commercials. But even the world’s richest and most famous celebrities occasionally jump the pond to cash in on international ad dollars by appearing in ads for soda, beer, soup, air conditioners and more. Perhaps Arnold […]