While you were working ...
November 1st, 2012
06:00 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Jimmy Kimmel might want to have David Letterman on his show more often. Last night's epic meeting of the late-night minds on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" brought in the biggest Wednesday audience in the show's history. [WaPo]
  • "Katy Perry is awesome," "Neil Patrick Harris' kids are 'aww'-inducing" and "Selena Gomez could've tried just a wee bit harder" were just a few of the observations we had flipping through these post-mortem on celebrity Halloween costumes. [People]
  • The Golden Globe Awards are still weeks away, but Jodie Foster's already a winner. The actress will be honored with the Cecil B. Demille award at the 70th annual Globes next year.
  • Now that Tim Tebow and actress Camilla Belle - a.k.a., she who previously dated a Jonas - have been seen out bowling in Florida, their rumored relationship is said to be heating up. [Us Weekly]
  • "Gossip Girl's" end is in sight: The series finale will air December 17 with a two-hour special. We're going to commemorate the occasion with plenty of gin in honor of Grandma Cece, and all the carbs Blair and Serena would never eat. [Vulture]

Filed under: While you were working
November 1st, 2012
05:35 PM ET

Sally Field's body transformation for 'Lincoln'

Daniel Day-Lewis isn't the only actor who transformed to star in "Lincoln."

His co-star Sally Field, who plays President Abraham Lincoln's wife, Mary Todd, had to go up a few dress sizes in order to authentically portray the First Lady.

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Filed under: Celebrities • movies
George Lucas: Disney money will go toward education
November 1st, 2012
05:04 PM ET

George Lucas: Disney money will go toward education

George Lucas knows exactly what he's going to do with the payout from Disney's $4 billion acquisition of Lucasfilm, and it's not going to get funneled back into Hollywood.

Instead, the filmmaker said in a statement, the majority will go toward helping - and educating - others.

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Filed under: movies • Star Wars
Must've been nippy on set for 'X Factor's' Khloe K.
November 1st, 2012
04:24 PM ET

Must've been nippy on set for 'X Factor's' Khloe K.

Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez made their big entry as hosts of "The X Factor" Wednesday night with the first live show.

While their hosting abilities were fine and dandy, it was Kardashian who really grabbed attention, especially from judge Simon Cowell.

Dressed in a fitted black pencil skirt and a fairly sheer purple blouse with a plunging neckline, Kardashian looked great - and chilly.

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Filed under: television • X Factor
Taylor Lautner: About that twist ending in 'Breaking Dawn - Part 2' ...
November 1st, 2012
02:00 PM ET

Taylor Lautner: About that twist ending in 'Breaking Dawn - Part 2' ...

Considering that Taylor Lautner was just 15 when he auditioned for the first "Twilight" film, the rapidly approaching end of the franchise must feel a little bit like a high school graduation.

And while we think we know how it's all going to end, thanks to how faithful the previous four films have been to Stephenie Meyers' book series, a now 20-year-old Lautner told Jay Leno Wednesday night that fans should expect to be surprised.

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Filed under: movies • Twilight
Brad Pitt donates $100k to support same-sex marriage
November 1st, 2012
01:15 PM ET

Brad Pitt donates $100k to support same-sex marriage

Brad Pitt and fiancee Angelina Jolie aren't stingy with their gifts.

Following Jolie's $50,000 donation via her charity to the Women of the World Foundation, Pitt is writing from his own checkbook to support the efforts of the Human Rights Campaign, an LGBT organization fighting for same-sex marriage.

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Filed under: Brad Pitt • Celebrities
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