While you were working ...
May 1st, 2013
05:30 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Natalie Portman's next role is said to be a wish come true for the Oscar winner. She's going to join Michael Fassbender in an upcoming adaptation of "Macbeth." [ScreenDaily]
  • Beyoncé reportedly left Princess Eugenie royally embarrassed at a recent show in London when she asked Eugenie (who is sixth in line to the throne) to join in and sing "Irreplaceable." It wasn't preferential treatment, as it seems Bey picked the princess unknowingly. [Mirror]
  • Jennifer Lawrence, unfortunately for the rest of us, just might be back with her ex and "X-Men: Days of Future Past" co-star Nicholas Hoult. They were seen having a "cozy" but "not affectionate" dinner that appeared to be a "date." [People]
  • According to reports, Jennifer Aniston plans her schedule around what her ex, Brad Pitt, and his partner are doing. The actress has supposedly delayed her wedding to Justin Theroux because Pitt and Angelina Jolie are taking forevs to have their *own* wedding, and Aniston doesn't want any overlap. [Us Weekly]
  • Not long after Kanye and Kim earned the Internet's praise with their reported charitable act, the pair's back under a critical glare. Caught on video in Paris, Kanye's taking heat for not opening doors for his very pregnant girlfriend. [DListed]
  • "Girls" actress Allison Williams is breaking out of TV - she's in talks for the lead role in a movie called "Rosaline." [Deadline]

Filed under: While you were working
John Oliver starts as 'Daily Show' host on ...
May 1st, 2013
03:32 PM ET

John Oliver starts as 'Daily Show' host on ...

John Oliver will take Jon Stewart's seat behind "The Daily Show's" anchor desk beginning June 10, Comedy Central's announced.

Of course, it's not a permanent switch, as Stewart's just taking a hiatus to direct his first movie.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Late Night comedy • movies • television
Mariah, Nick Cannon renew vows at Disneyland
May 1st, 2013
02:50 PM ET

Mariah, Nick Cannon renew vows at Disneyland

To celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary as well as their twins' second birthday, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon went to the happiest place on earth.

Carey shared a photo of her family's adventure at Disneyland on Twitter Wednesday, showing that they even dressed up for the occasion:

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Filed under: Celebrities • Music
'Downton Abbey' casts first black actor
May 1st, 2013
02:00 PM ET

'Downton Abbey' casts first black actor

"Downton Abbey's" bringing on a roster of new cast members for its fourth season.

The addictive British series has tapped Gary Carr (TV's "Death in Paradise" and "Bluestone 42") to portray a "charming and charismatic" jazz singer named Jack Ross - "Downton's" first recurring black character.

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Filed under: television
'DWTS' bids farewell to another star
May 1st, 2013
12:43 PM ET

'DWTS' bids farewell to another star

Andy Dick initially found "Dancing with the Stars" to be pretty similar to rehab, but his stint came to an end on Tuesday night's show.

The performer is the latest star to be eliminated from the competition, and the rest of the cast was sure to let him know how much he'll be missed.

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Filed under: Dancing With The Stars • television
Fleetwood Mac releases new music for the first time in 10 years
May 1st, 2013
12:14 PM ET

Fleetwood Mac releases new music for the first time in 10 years

While some musicians make a splashy entrance when they're returning from a recording hiatus, Fleetwood Mac has been far more subtle.

The legendary group has released a four-track EP called "Extended Play," which became available Tuesday on iTunes.  It's the group's first studio release since 2003's "Say You Will."

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Filed under: Celebrities • Music
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