Who will sing at the Super Bowl, and more news to note
January 21st, 2014
06:00 PM ET

Who will sing at the Super Bowl, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed ...

  • This year's Super Bowl is keeping it classy. Opera singer Renee Fleming has been tapped to perform "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the football event on February 2. [EW]
  • Drew Barrymore is apparently a graduate of the "do as I say, not as I do" school of parenting. The actress says that she wouldn't allow her daughter Olive to pose for Playboy - not that Barrymore herself has any regrets, or anything. [ABC News]
  • So have you noticed that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have been all around Paris in the past few days? It could be because they're eyeing the Palace of Versailles as a potential wedding location. [E!]
  • Sorry, but you'll have to put your platform sneakers back in the closet. Victoria Beckham has no plans to do a Spice Girls reunion ever again. [Us Weekly]
  • The gossip on Johnny Depp's reported engagement is that Amber Heard completely swept the 50-year-old off his feet with her "free spirit." [People]

Filed under: While you were working
Zac Efron on life post-rehab: Never happier
January 21st, 2014
05:00 PM ET

Zac Efron on life post-rehab: Never happier

Zac Efron's secretive trip to rehab has left the actor feeling like a new man.

The 26-year-old star revealed in September 2013 that he'd quietly completed a treatment program for undisclosed reasons, and he's now feeling better than ever, as he told Savannah Guthrie on "Today" Tuesday.

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Filed under: Celebrities • movies
Jennifer Lawrence's 'Homeland' viewing has been ruined
January 21st, 2014
03:51 PM ET

Jennifer Lawrence's 'Homeland' viewing has been ruined

Jennifer Lawrence is an ace actress, but the 23-year-old couldn't hide her disdain when a red carpet reporter completely spoiled a huge "Homeland" twist at the SAG Awards.

The "American Hustle" star was already on edge since Damian Lewis - who plays the duplicitous Brody on "Homeland" - was conducting an interview just a few feet away.

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Filed under: Homeland • television
Things Katy Perry doesn't do? Weed, and plastic surgery
January 21st, 2014
02:33 PM ET

Things Katy Perry doesn't do? Weed, and plastic surgery

Katy Perry's always been seen as a pretty free spirit, but there are certain things she's just not into.

One of those things, it turns out, is marijuana, as she tells GQ magazine in its February issue.

"The weed - I'm not friends with it. I can't do that stuff," the 29-year-old pop star said. "I'd be like in the corner: 'Are you trying to kill me?!'"

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Filed under: Katy Perry • Music
Benedict Cumberbatch wants to play 'Sherlock' forever
January 21st, 2014
01:10 PM ET

Benedict Cumberbatch wants to play 'Sherlock' forever

Benedict Cumberbatch sees no reason why "Sherlock" would have to end anytime soon.

The in-demand actor reassured his fans at the drama's Television Critics Association panel on Monday that he's "fine" with the immense attention the role of Sherlock Holmes has brought him, and he isn't ready to give up the character.

"I'm going to keep going with it," Cumberbatch, 37, told press. "I love it. I find it very invigorating."

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Filed under: Celebrities • television
Lindsay Lohan travels to Sundance to announce new movie
January 21st, 2014
11:29 AM ET

Lindsay Lohan travels to Sundance to announce new movie

Lindsay Lohan is nothing if not persistent.

The embattled actress re-emerged from a bumpy 2013 at the Sundance Film Festival on Monday to announce her newest project: a psychological thriller that she'll both produce and star in, according to The Wrap.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Lindsay Lohan • movies
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