While you were working ...
August 12th, 2013
06:00 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Vin Diesel is reportedly on the fast track to join another franchise, and one that will have absolutely nothing to do with being "fast" nor "furious." The actor is in talks to portray Groot in Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy." [Deadline]
  • If you're interested in seeing Justin Bieber stark-naked and playing the guitar for his grandmother, then these photos are for you. [TMZ]
  • "The Big Bang Theory" is a fan favorite comedy, but it brings Steve Wozniak to tears because it reminds him of his relationship struggles. "I really, totally empathize with all the [characters] that have relationship problems ... There are parts where I cry." [VF]
  • Not sure we consider the dance Harry Styles did at last night's Teen Choice Awards "twerking," but we still find this gif of his moves entertaining. [Us Weekly]
  • Oprah Winfrey's interview with Lindsay Lohan is premiering on August 18, and the newest promo promises that this'll be uncomfortable to watch:

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Drinking with Jennifer Lawrence: The best of her Vogue profile
August 12th, 2013
05:35 PM ET

Drinking with Jennifer Lawrence: The best of her Vogue profile

Keeping her girl-next-door reputation solidly intact, Jennifer Lawrence's profile in the September issue of Vogue magazine sets the scene with this suggestion from the actress to the writer: "Should we just get drunk?"

We never learn if they actually accomplished that, but they did get a head start. While hanging out at a New York restaurant, writer Jonathan Van Meter enjoyed vodka as Lawrence, who turns 23 on August 15, had a beer.

A lot was shared over the course of what Van Meter calls a "seven-hour bender." Here's the best of it:

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Filed under: Celebrities • Jennifer Lawrence
Britney's ex Kevin Federline ties the knot
August 12th, 2013
04:30 PM ET

Britney's ex Kevin Federline ties the knot

The former Mr. Britney Spears is a married man once again.

People magazine reports that Kevin Federline, the backup dancer whom Spears married in 2004 and had two kids with, is now wed to his girlfriend, Victoria Prince.

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Filed under: Britney Spears • Celebrities
Lady Gaga lives for the 'Applause' on new song
August 12th, 2013
03:21 PM ET

Lady Gaga lives for the 'Applause' on new song

Lady Gaga has declared a "pop music emergency."

The singer was not at all pleased when her new single "Applause" leaked early (along with Katy Perry's "Roar") over the weekend, and by Monday, she was offering Little Monsters the real deal ahead of its August 19 release date.

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Filed under: Lady Gaga • Music
Oprah on shopping racism: Clerk did me a favor
August 12th, 2013
01:47 PM ET

Oprah on shopping racism: Clerk did me a favor

In the end, the store clerk who denied Oprah Winfrey a pricey Tom Ford handbag did the mogul a favor.

Last week, Winfrey told "Entertainment Tonight" that she'd recently experienced racism while shopping in Zurich, Switzerland. The OWN CEO was eyeing a crocodile-skin purse in an upscale retailer, yet when she asked to see it a sales associate refused to help, telling her the purse was too expensive for her.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Oprah Winfrey
Angelina Jolie's 'Maleficent' might make your kid cry
August 12th, 2013
12:30 PM ET

Angelina Jolie's 'Maleficent' might make your kid cry

It's not easy to talk to children when you're the "Mistress of All Evil."

Mom of six Angelina Jolie figured that out while playing the iconic villainess "Maleficent" in Disney's upcoming live-action film.

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