'Project Runway' star on life with HIV
January 12th, 2011
02:53 PM ET

'Project Runway' star on life with HIV

As part of "Anderson Cooper 360°'s" special "Hope Survives: 30 Years of AIDS" – which marks the 30th anniversary of the very first AIDS diagnosis - "Project Runway" star Mondo Guerra will open up about living with HIV.

Guerra will join guests including Sir Elton John, Sharon Stone, Mo'nique and many others for the hour-long program airing Friday, which will focus on stigmas surrounding HIV/AIDS, how various methods of prevention may perhaps have ended the spread of the disease years ago and take a look at recent medical research and breakthroughs.

Guerra, who is HIV positive, spoke to CNN about the challenges he faces daily, his hopes for the future and, of course, fashion.

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Heather Morris raps: It's 'Nuthin' but a Glee Thang'
January 12th, 2011
02:14 PM ET

Heather Morris raps: It's 'Nuthin' but a Glee Thang'

She may not be "Glee"s" most vocal cast member, but Heather Morris — who plays mumbling Brittany S. Pierce — is stealing the spotlight with a new Funny or Die video in which she raps about her fellow co-stars.

The "Nuthin' but a Glee Thang" video opens with two girls at a slumber party arguing about which star of the hit Fox series is the hottest. One nominates Matthew Morrison (Mr. Schuester), and the other, Cory Monteith (Finn). Suddenly, Morris chimes in.

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Mark Wahlberg: Why I stopped smoking pot
January 12th, 2011
01:54 PM ET

Mark Wahlberg: Why I stopped smoking pot

Here's the deal on why Mark Wahlberg stopped smoking pot: He did it for his children.

Accepting the Indie Impact Award at the January 9 Palm Springs Film Festival, the star of "The Fighter" remarked that the trophy resembled a bong.

"But I don't use those anymore," he noted, according to Us Weekly. "I stopped smoking weed for my kids."

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Three actors exit 'Law & Order: Los Angeles'
January 12th, 2011
01:51 PM ET

Three actors exit 'Law & Order: Los Angeles'

It’s only in its first season, but already “Law & Order: Los Angeles” is making big changes.

The newest member of Dick Wolf’s franchise is losing a few actors, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Skeet Ulrich (Detective Rex Winters), Regina Hall (assistant district attorney Evelyn Price) and Megan Boone (deputy district attorney Lauren Stanton) have left the show. Other cast members include movie stars Terrence Howard and Alfred Molina.

The series was picked up for a full season in October.

'Showbiz Tonight' Flashpoint: Is Charlie Sheen no longer 'Teflon Charlie'?
January 12th, 2011
12:57 PM ET

'Showbiz Tonight' Flashpoint: Is Charlie Sheen no longer 'Teflon Charlie'?

Charlie Sheen reportedly had an out of control weekend in Las Vegas but made it back to the set of “Two and a Half Men” in time for work – by the skin of his teeth!

So I have to ask, is that really acceptable? Well, I can tell you today that his bosses might be saying enough is enough! The suits at CBS are reportedly threatening to pull the plug on the hit show. Do you think they should? Post your thoughts here.

And in other news today, exactly two years after the death of his son, John Travolta is sharing his new baby with the world.

Plus, we'll be talking about why Hugh Hefner’s ex-girlfriend says Hef could have done better in picking his bride-to-be. Not to mention that, for the very first time today, we’re hearing from Jenny Craig’s new spokesperson.

See you on "Showbiz Tonight" at 5 p.m. ET and again at 11 p.m. ET/PT on HLN today!

John Travolta shows off baby Ben
January 12th, 2011
12:51 PM ET

John Travolta shows off baby Ben

Proud parents John Travolta and Kelly Preston are showing off their new bundle of joy for the latest issue of People magazine, in which son Benjamin — born November 23 — stars in his first-ever photo shoot.

"He's given the house a renewed spirit and purpose," says 56-year-old Travolta, who tells People he enjoys serenading the infant with "A Bushel and a Peck" from the musical "Guys and Dolls."

The couple had been trying to add to their family for three years, and 48-year-old Preston admits she was "completely blown away" when she learned she was pregnant last year.

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