While you were working ...
September 27th, 2012
06:00 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • As much as we'd love to hear news of another Knowles-Carter infant gracing our presence, it's just not meant to be. Jay-Z has put the rumors to rest that Beyonce is not, in fact, with child. [E!]
  • It looks like Psy's hard work paid off. The Korean rapper, who told CNN he was worried about his "Gangnam Style" video overshadowing his own outsized personality, has landed at No. 2 on Billboard's  Hot 100. [Billboard]
  • Yes, yes, Jennifer Garner's son pees in her eye. But more importantly, Ben Affleck "excels"  at girly things, like having tea parties with his daughters! We adore: [People]
  • Nicki Minaj's foray into reality TV may begin with "American Idol," but it sounds like it might not end there. The rapper seems to be mulling over a reality show of her own at E!. [PerezHilton]
  • We're entirely unclear of the "why" in this scenario, but apparently 50 Cent has a four-step plan to help you stop masturbating, if you need assistance with that ... [EW]

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Lil Wayne passes Elvis Presley's Hot 100 record
September 27th, 2012
03:56 PM ET

Lil Wayne passes Elvis Presley's Hot 100 record

Lil Wayne is now the solo artist king of the Billboard Hot 100 charts, knocking The King of Rock and Roll out of the top spot.

Billboard reports that the rapper has tallied 109 hits on the Hot 100, setting a new standard - and surpassing the record previously held by Elvis Presley.

Since the chart's start in 1958 through 2003, Presley racked up 108 entries on the Hot 100.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Lil Wayne • Music
Reese Witherspoon, Jim Toth welcome son Tennessee
September 27th, 2012
12:45 PM ET

Reese Witherspoon, Jim Toth welcome son Tennessee

Hollywood's baby boy boom continues as Reese Witherspoon and her husband Jim Toth welcome their newest family member.

The actress, 36, gave birth to a son on Thursday, a rep for Witherspoon tells CNN.

"Both mom and baby are healthy, and the entire family is thrilled," the rep said.

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Jesse Williams on his hopes for 'Grey's' Avery
September 27th, 2012
12:45 PM ET

Jesse Williams on his hopes for 'Grey's' Avery

Changes are afoot as "Grey's Anatomy" returns to ABC tonight at 9 p.m. - the series, shepherded by Shonda Rhimes, is down a few doctors.

Both Chyler Leigh's Lexie and Kim Raver's Teddy are definitely done with the series, and Eric Dane, who portrays Mark Sloan, could be right behind them.

And the exits could mean more screen time for Jesse Williams' Jackson Avery.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Grey's Anatomy • movies • television
Gene Simmons' daughter Sophie auditions for 'X Factor'
September 27th, 2012
12:10 PM ET

Gene Simmons' daughter Sophie auditions for 'X Factor'

Every now and then, one of our endless singing competitions stumbles upon the offspring of a celebrity - and, it would seem, with mixed results.

On "American Idol" last season, Jim Carrey's daughter Jane tried out during "Idol's" San Diego auditions, only to be swiftly eliminated.

And now, on this season of "The X Factor," we're hearing from KISS rocker Gene Simmons' 19-year-old daughter, Sophie.

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Filed under: Celebrities • television • X Factor
Giuliana and Bill Rancic: Why we banked Duke's cord blood
September 27th, 2012
11:51 AM ET

Giuliana and Bill Rancic: Why we banked Duke's cord blood

Among the myriad of questions new parents must ask is whether to bank the cells from their newborn's umbilical cord blood, and for Giuliana and Bill Rancic, that answer was a definite yes.

As the couple explains in a blog post for People magazine, "After our own health scares and all that we went through to finally get pregnant, it was a no-brainer for us. We’ve always taken charge of our own health and wanted to do the same for our son even before he was born."

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