September 28th, 2012
05:13 PM ET

Schwarzenegger: 'I inflicted tremendous pain on Maria'

For Arnold Schwarzenegger, promoting his new autobiography, “Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story,” means finally opening up about his affair with his family’s housekeeper.

The tryst resulted in the birth of Schwarzenegger’s now teenage son and, eventually, the end of his 25-year marriage to Maria Shriver.

In an interview with “60 Minutes,” to air on Sunday at 7 p.m. ET/PT, journalist Lesley Stahl asks the former governor of California, “So you lied to [Shriver]?”

“You could say that,” Schwarzenegger responds.

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September 19th, 2012
12:50 PM ET

Wyclef Jean on affair with Lauryn: 'The Score' wouldn't exist without it

Wyclef Jean's memoir, "Purpose: An Immigrant's Story," delves into a number of events in his life, but one of the buzziest bits is his admission that he loved both his wife and his then-friend and collaborator Lauryn Hill at the same time.

On "Starting Point" Wednesday, Wyclef tried to explain how that could be, starting off with the reality that he was quite young at the time.

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Gabby Douglas, now an author, ready for VMAs
September 6th, 2012
03:28 PM ET

Gabby Douglas, now an author, ready for VMAs

Gabby Douglas is an Olympic champ turned author - more on that in a minute - but she still has her fangirl moments.

The gold-medal gymnast will appear with the rest of the Fierce Five at tonight's MTV Video Music Awards, and there's one artist in particular Douglas, 16, is excited to see.

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Judy Blume opens up about breast cancer battle
September 5th, 2012
01:00 PM ET

Judy Blume opens up about breast cancer battle

In a detailed blog entry on Wednesday, beloved author Judy Blume reveals that she's spent the summer battling breast cancer.

The entry, bearing the title "!@#$% Happens," walks fans through Blume's diagnosis and her subsequent decision to have a mastectomy and breast reconstruction.

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'Fifty Shades' loses ground to 'No Easy Day'
September 4th, 2012
12:21 PM ET

'Fifty Shades' loses ground to 'No Easy Day'

What do readers want even more than a steamy, "Twilight"-inspired S&M tale?

A first-hand account from a former Navy SEAL about last year's raid on Osama bin Laden, if Amazon.com's best-seller list is any indication.

Excerpts from SEAL's book about Osama bin Laden killing

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Is Christian Grey more popular than Harry Potter?
August 1st, 2012
03:24 PM ET

Is Christian Grey more popular than Harry Potter?

It seems Christian Grey has a larger following that Harry Potter these days.

E.L. James’ “Fifty Shades” trilogy series has sold more copies than J.K. Rowling’s seven “Harry Potter” books on Amazon.co.uk, according to the Press Association.

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