Leo DiCaprio turns 39 with 2 Chainz, and more news to note
November 11th, 2013
06:42 PM ET

Leo DiCaprio turns 39 with 2 Chainz, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • To celebrate almost being 40, Leonardo DiCaprio invited Kanye West and 2 Chainz to perform at his 39th birthday party. Video evidence from the shindig is everything you want it to be: [TMZ]
  • Angela Lansbury is so not into NBC's upcoming reboot of "Murder, She Wrote" with Octavia Spencer. "I think it's a mistake," the O.G. Jessica Fletcher has said. [TVGuide]
  • Did someone put some sort of hex on Justin Bieber, or a pox on his house? As if things couldn't get any worse, he recently had to walk off stage during another concert, this time not because he was dodging flying water bottles but because he'd contracted food poisoning. No wonder his past two new releases have been called "Bad Day" and "All Bad."
  • Perhaps what Bieber really needs is to sign up for Mariah Carey's class on "The Art of Letting Go":
  • Drake may be on his "Worst Behaviour" in this new video, but his dad's adorable cameo helps keep the rapper on the right side:

Filed under: While you were working
Clooney calls out DiCaprio on bad basketball skills
November 11th, 2013
05:11 PM ET

Clooney calls out DiCaprio on bad basketball skills

There are many things that Leonardo DiCaprio does well - star in movies directed by Martin Scorsese; wear a suit; protect endangered species; date models - but according to George Clooney, basketball is just not one of them.

Esquire: Photos of George Clooney from the shoot

It seems the 52-year-old star indulged the younger actor in a game of hoops not too long ago, and in the end, as he tells Esquire magazine in its December issue, he arrived at two conclusions: one, DiCaprio's team talks a lot of trash; and two, they can't back it up.

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Filed under: Celebrities
Sacha Baron Cohen's shocking BAFTA move
November 11th, 2013
01:21 PM ET

Sacha Baron Cohen's shocking BAFTA move

At the 2013 BAFTA Britannia Awards on Saturday, Sacha Baron Cohen essentially "Punk'd" the entire audience, and without Ashton Kutcher in tow.

Cohen was at the event, accompanied by wife Isla Fisher, to receive the Charlie Chaplin Britannia for Excellence in Comedy award. He was presented with the honor by Salma Hayek and an older woman in a wheelchair identified as Grace Cullington, the oldest living actor to have worked with Chaplin.

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Filed under: Celebrities • television
Downton Abbey renewed for fifth season
November 11th, 2013
12:10 PM ET

Downton Abbey renewed for fifth season

The bad news is that we're still weeks away from "Downton Abbey's" fourth season premiering in the U.S.

But the good news is that once we do get to re-immerse ourselves in the world of the Crawleys, we'll have the comfort of knowing that even more episodes are on the way.

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Filed under: television
November 11th, 2013
10:26 AM ET

Lady Gaga takes flight

After fashioning outfits from meat and seashells, Lady Gaga's latest get-up could double as a transportation device.

The singer titillated attendees at her "artRave" event in Brooklyn on Sunday - thrown to support her newest album, "ARTPOP" - with a flying dress called "Volantis."

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Filed under: Celebrities • Lady Gaga • Music
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