While you were working...
June 12th, 2012
06:15 PM ET

While you were working...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Bret Easton Ellis is clearly in support of Lindsay Lohan's career rebound, as he's supposedly cast her in a contemporary thriller called "The Canyons," opposite porn star James Deen. "Could not have dreamed of a better cast," Ellis tweeted Tuesday. "Lindsay nailed it." [Bret Easton Ellis' Twitter]
  • We're not sure if Usher found what he was "Looking 4" with his latest album, but most critics wish he'd looked a bit deeper. [Idolator]
  • Alyson Hannigan's husband Alexis Denisof is officially outnumbered: He and Hannigan welcomed another little girl, Keeva Jane, on May 23. Keeva also has a big sister, 3-year-old Satyana. [Us Weekly]
  • "Amazing Spider-Man" co-stars Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield couldn't be cuter together if they tried. "I was so happy she got the role and decided to do it," Garfield says of working with his reported girlfriend. "Those are the days I'd look forward to, you know?" [MTV]
  • Denise Richards and Richie Sambora are off again, and Charlie Sheen might have something to do with it. [E!]
  • Want to dress like NeNe Leakes? Whatever your response to that question - we swear we don't judge! - the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star turned "Glee" character has now expanded her brand with a fashion line. [THR]
  •  If you need further proof that Matthew McConaughey's a married man, here's a pic of him rocking the ring. [People]

Filed under: While you were working
June 12th, 2012
05:29 PM ET

Andy Samberg to star in BBC series

Andy Samberg is skipping across the pond for his next project.

The actor/comedian, who just made his exit from "Saturday Night Live" official earlier this month, has signed on to star in a new BBC sitcom called "Cuckoo."

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Filed under: Celebrities • Late Night comedy • television
How Whitney Houston's death changed the Grammys
June 12th, 2012
03:09 PM ET

How Whitney Houston's death changed the Grammys

As host of the 2012 Grammy Awards, LL Cool J was at home preparing for the next night's ceremony when he got the February 11 call that Whitney Houston had died.

After hearing that, the rapper-turned-actor told CNN Monday, there was really only one thing he could do to move forward with the celebration of the best in music as the industry reeled from such a loss: to open the ceremony with a prayer.

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Mark Wahlberg's returning to high school - online
June 12th, 2012
12:46 PM ET

Mark Wahlberg's returning to high school - online

“The Departed” star Mark Wahlberg is going back to high school later this month, courtesy of a new online program based in New Orleans.

The Boston native revealed his academic plans on David Letterman's “Late Show” Monday night, when he stopped by to plug his upcoming film, “Ted,” with Mila Kunis.

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'The Bachelorette': Emily defends her daughter
June 12th, 2012
12:02 PM ET

'The Bachelorette': Emily defends her daughter

Monday's "Bachelorette" took Emily and the 10 remaining men to London, with Chris Harrison taking the time to remind the "bachelors" that only one of them would become Emily's husband.

Yes, he used the "h" word, proving that our beloved host may be more delusional than we thought.

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R. Patz hates this headline
June 12th, 2012
10:35 AM ET

R. Patz hates this headline

If you’re trying to stay on Robert Pattinson’s good side (and who’s not?) may we recommend that you refrain from using the nickname,“R. Patz”? (Perhaps we should offer our apologies in advance...)

The actor recently told The Guardian that his aversion to that particular “term of endearment” is so strong he's envisioned doing bodily harm to the person who came up with it.

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