While you were working...
August 16th, 2011
05:39 PM ET

While you were working...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • So while you were working at your job, 18-year-old Taylor Momsen announced that she's quit hers. Well, just the acting part. But regardless - we thought you were dying to know. [Elle]
  • New dad Nick Cannon will fit right in on the set of NBC's "Up All Night," about a couple dealing with the lifestyle change of becoming parents. The actor has landed a recurring role as the co-host to Maya Rudolph's character, a talk show star. [TV Guide]
  • The eye candy has flown the coop, ladies and gents: Bradley Cooper is reportedly out of a remake of "The Crow" because of scheduling conflicts. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • We're already laughing and we don't even know all the plot details yet: Reports say that Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy are teaming up for a comedy called "ID Theft." The two will co-star in the film about a guy who gets his identity stolen by McCarthy's wily character. [Deadline]
  • In light of the death of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" husband Russell Armstrong, which appears to be a suicide, the cast members tweet their condolences. [Entertainment Weekly]
  • It can't be a coincidence that Kim Kardashian's bridesmaids will be walking down the aisle in dresses the same color as money. [People]

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Photo: Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe
August 16th, 2011
05:09 PM ET

Photo: Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe

New stills from the upcoming movie “My Week with Marilyn” show Michelle Williams doing her best Marilyn Monroe.

In a stylized photo released to We Are Movie Geeks shows Williams as the iconic actress, sashaying in sunglasses through a pack of paparazzi. Eddie Redmayne (as Colin Clark) and Dougray Scott (as Arthur Miller) are also pictured.

“My Week with Marilyn” is based on the diary of British studio assistant Colin Clark, who spent time with the star during the filming of “The Prince and the Showgirl” in 1956.

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Dr. Phil to interview George and Cindy Anthony
August 16th, 2011
04:56 PM ET

Dr. Phil to interview George and Cindy Anthony

Cindy and George Anthony are ready to speak out about daughter Casey’s trial and the death of their granddaughter Caylee, and they’ve chosen “Dr. Phil” as their outlet, CNN has confirmed.

Since their daughter Casey Anthony was acquitted, media outlets have been making interview offers, but the Anthonys felt Dr. Phil was their best option.

“We knew that we’d want to speak at some point, and we figured there was no better place than with Dr. Phil," Cindy Anthony explained. "We are hoping that by doing this interview, we will be able to help other people who may be experiencing struggles of their own.  We certainly don’t want anyone to experience what we have these last three years.”

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Jane Velez-Mitchell: When reality TV shows the messy side of life
August 16th, 2011
03:51 PM ET

Jane Velez-Mitchell: When reality TV shows the messy side of life

Real life is often sloppy, tragic, ugly, embarrassing, unglamorous and not made for TV.

That is the sad truth that lurks just outside of camera range, waiting to reveal itself to today’s reality TV culture. Unfortunately, it just got revealed.

This just in: It appears Russell Armstrong killed himself. His beautiful, blond wife, Taylor Armstrong, of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” fame had filed for divorce just last month. She claimed he was physically abusive to her. The celebrity gossip sites had a field day.

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Tara Reid weds Zack Kehayov in Greece
August 16th, 2011
03:26 PM ET

Tara Reid breaks out crop top for wedding

Tara Reid will live in the '90s forever!

Life & Style has an exclusive picture of Reid’s impromptu wedding in Greece, and the 35-year-old “American Pie” alum is showing midriff in a white crop top, accompanied by a long skirt and cardigan.

Maybe we can overlook Reid’s casual bridal wear considering the whirlwind nature of the August 13 event.

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Russell Simmons and Goldie Hawn talk education
August 16th, 2011
03:22 PM ET

Russell Simmons and Goldie Hawn talk education

Hollywood icon Goldie Hawn has lately been a lady about town.

The actress recently met up with her pal Russell Simmons (who knew?) who tweeted a pic while they were hanging out yesterday. “Goldie Hawn is in my office on a mission ‘Mind up’ selling Neuro science of learning ‘mindful intelligence,’" the star shared.

What does that mean? It turns out MindUP is an educational program through the actress' Hawn Foundation.

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