Bill Clinton does Funny or Die video
October 18th, 2011
05:53 PM ET

Bill Clinton does Funny or Die video

Following his serenade from Lady Gaga, former U.S. President Bill Clinton is showing more pop culture panache with a Funny or Die comedy sketch that premiered Saturday.

The five-minute video, “Clinton Foundation: Celebrity Brainstorm,” was shown at the Hollywood Bowl during Saturday’s concert benefiting the William Jefferson Clinton Foundation. Comedy web site Funny or Die posted the video at midnight on Tuesday.

The sketch sees the Clinton Foundation’s Celebrity Division (Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Matt Damon, Sean Penn, Kristen Wiig, Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen) brainstorming ideas for the organization.

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Derek Zoolander debuts a new look on 'SNL'
October 10th, 2011
12:53 PM ET

Derek Zoolander debuts a new look on 'SNL'

What will Derek Zoolander be for Halloween?

Trick question! Such a good-looking male model wouldn’t wear a costume. As we discovered when Ben Stiller brought the character from 2001’s “Zoolander” back to life during this weekend's “Saturday Night Live," Derek will be wearing just his new look, "Cold Coffee."

Believe it or not, it looks vaguely reminiscent of Blue Steel and Magnum.

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Owen Wilson spills 'Zoolander 2' secrets
October 4th, 2011
04:24 PM ET

Owen Wilson spills 'Zoolander 2' secrets

Owen Wilson's busily promoting his upcoming movie "The Big Year," and he's been dishing on the sequel to “Zoolander" along the way.

Wilson spoke to MTV about the much-anticipated "Zoolander 2," or “Twolander,” as he jokingly called it.

Since we’ve seen him last, things haven’t been going so well for Wilson's character Hansel. To be specific, "there's been a disfiguring injury.” Yikes!

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Jennifer Aniston buys pricey painting for Haiti?
September 27th, 2011
10:21 AM ET

Jennifer Aniston buys pricey painting for Haiti?

According to Us Weekly, Jennifer Aniston is quite the altruistic art lover.

The actress reportedly made a hefty donation to help Haiti rebuild, buying a painting at Christie’s Artists for Haiti auction for $450,000.

Justin Theroux, 40, reportedly did the bidding on behalf of girlfriend Aniston, 42, landing an abstract piece by American artist Glenn Ligon at the charity auction Thursday. Jen wound up with "Stranger #44," a large oil, charcoal and graphite piece on canvas, estimated at $150,000 to $200,000.

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Sean Penn, Ben Stiller are helping Haiti rebuild
September 15th, 2011
05:36 PM ET

Sean Penn, Ben Stiller are helping Haiti rebuild

Sean Penn's J/P Haitian Relief Organization has received a $2.25 million grant as the aid group works to help Haiti recover from a devastating 2010 earthquake.

”We believe this grant marks an important step in the rebuilding of Haiti,” Penn, the founder of the organization, said in a statement.

The J/P HRO was awarded funding from the Government of Haiti through a grant by IDA - the World Bank's financing facility for poor countries.

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'Tower Heist' director apologizes for epilepsy joke
September 6th, 2011
01:36 PM ET

'Tower Heist' director apologizes for epilepsy joke

Director Brett Ratner has apologized for a joke about epilepsy that was featured in the trailer for his upcoming flick, “Tower Heist.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the mea culpa was instigated by actor Greg Grunberg, whose teenage son has epilepsy.

Former “Heroes” star Grunberg called for a boycott of the Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy film last week after seeing the trailer, which has Murphy’s character making fun of Stiller’s character over his childhood illness. He calls Stiller’s character “little seizure boy” twice.

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