Esperanza has a few things in common with Biebs
February 18th, 2011
11:05 AM ET

Esperanza has a few things in common with Biebs

Maybe this will soothe the wrath of the Beliebers: Esperanza Spalding says that she and teen idol Justin Bieber have more in common than you think.

The 26-year-old jazz singer, who raised the ire of Bieber fans when she beat him out for the best new artist Grammy, tells Billboard magazine that much like the 16-year-old Canada native, she has very humble beginnings.

"He has sort of a similar story to mine, coming from a single-parent family, low income, sort of having this stellar ascension in making his success through music," explains the Portland, Oregon, native. "I can really relate to that."

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Michelle Money: I'm no 'Bachelor' villain
February 18th, 2011
10:50 AM ET

Michelle Money: I'm no 'Bachelor' villain

Former "Bachelor" contestant Michelle Money has a secret: she's not the bad person portrayed on TV every week.

"I never expected in a million years to be the villain," Michelle lamented after being eliminated from the show this week. "I was upset by it, and it was hard to see just one side of me being portrayed."

The 30-year-old Utah hairstylist and occasional actress says that who viewers saw wasn't the real Michelle.

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Denise Richards on Sheen: It's difficult on our daughters
February 18th, 2011
09:40 AM ET

Denise Richards on Sheen: It's difficult on our daughters

As her ex-husband Charlie Sheen continues to struggle with sobriety, Denise Richards says she isn’t surprised by his latest round of troubles.

"I mean, you know, this is Charlie’s lifestyle," she says on today's edition of "The View," addressing Barbara Walters' question about Sheen's substance abuse, partying with porn stars and recent tell-all radio interview. "He makes no bones about it. And it is what it is."

While Richards says she doesn't want to judge her ex, she definitely is concerned about how Sheen's problems will affect their daughters Sam, 6, and Lola, 5.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Charlie Sheen • television
Oprah lands interview with David Arquette
February 18th, 2011
09:36 AM ET

Oprah lands interview with David Arquette

Michael Vick may have backed out of his upcoming "Oprah Winfrey Show" appearance, but the talk show host has landed herself an equally controversial guest for the episode.

According to a rep for the show, David Arquette will appear in a sit-down with Winfrey on February 24.

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Vick, who served 21 months on dog fighting charges, was initially booked for that day but suddenly canceled for personal reasons, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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