While you were working...
July 22nd, 2011
06:00 PM ET

While you were working...

News you might've missed:

  • "Glee"'s Darren Criss might be stepping in Daniel Radcliffe's shoes on Broadway in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." ("Harry Potter"-trivia: Criss co-wrote a parody on the franchise called "A Very Potter Musical" while in college.) (Entertainment Weekly)
  • Have you been tuning in for the U.K.'s live iTunes Festival? Coldplay gave an excellent performance from London that opened with their new song, which is expected to be on their upcoming fifth album called "MX/Hurts like Heaven." (iTunes Festival)
  • Actress Betty White visited her beluga whale friend at the Georgia Aquarium. Apparently the animal has even made it into a chapter of White's upcoming book. (New York Post)
  • Confession time: James Franco might be a "Twi"-hard. In a recent interview, he talked about his crush on Robert Pattinson and how he wanted to be in "Breaking Dawn." (E! Online)
  • Was one of the "Basketball Wives" in a car crash? There are reports that say Tami Roman's car was involved in a domino-effect collision. Roman has tweeted since then that she has a headache - we hope it's nothing more serious than that. (TMZ)
Most memorable interview 'walk-offs'
July 21st, 2011
01:06 PM ET

Most memorable interview 'walk-offs'

You've got to hand it to the celebs - they're pros when it comes to having a moment.

Paris Hilton's recent stormy exit during an ABC News interview might seem dramatic, but Hilton is just one among a history of stars who couldn't take being in the hot seat any longer.

Their methods, style and profanities vary, but the awkward and uncomfortable atmosphere remains constant. Check out our top 10 celebs who left their interviews in a huff.

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While you were working...
July 20th, 2011
07:15 PM ET

While you were working...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Gwyneth Paltrow says her kids are being raised Jewish. Knowing the do-it-all actress, she's probably already familiar with cooking kosher. (Us Weekly)
  • Matt Damon is pulling a Britney! Going bald isn't the best look for the 40-year-old actor, but his sci-fi film "Elysium" sounds exciting. (Huffington Post)
  • Because of a deal with CBS, Amazon.com will now offer more than 8,000 movies, as well as classic TV shows like "Frasier" and "Cheers." (Los Angeles Times)
  • For those mourning the death of an epic movie series, take a look at a fresh photo from Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit," the prequel to "The Lord of the Rings." (Entertainment Weekly)
  • It's a sad day in ATL as Dwight Eubanks says he's leaving "Real Housewives of Atlanta." But take heart - everybody's favorite stylist hints at possibly getting his own show. (BET)
While you were working...
July 19th, 2011
06:36 PM ET

While you were working...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • The rest of the "Friends with Benefits" cast might disagree, but Mila Kunis says she thinks the movie's premise can work in real life. Maybe it didn't take as much acting as we thought. (MTV)
  • Even though it remains to be seen if "The Office" will function without Michael Scott, Steve Carell has given his approval to newcomer James Spader. Of course the real question is: What will Dwight think? (Access Hollywood)
  • The motion poster for "The Hunger Games" looks brilliant! The movie version of the young-adult best-seller is slated to be released March 2012 and boasts a cast that includes Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson. (Just Jared)
  • Dakota Fanning, 17, sounds decades older than her age in a Vogue spread with her sister, Elle. Guess that's what happens when you start acting at age 6. (Vogue)
  • Ashton Kutcher sports longer locks and facial hair in his new poster for "Two and a Half Men," wearing little else. The new season starts September 19 on CBS. (Celebuzz)
  • Does Emma Watson get credit for reviving the latest hair trend? Vanessa Hudgens has been spotted with a similar pixie cut. It's exciting to see a new look, V. (Us Weekly)
While you were working...
July 15th, 2011
06:03 PM ET

While you were working...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Is Lady Gaga's reign slipping away? It looks that way according to Facebook - Rihanna gained enough fans to become the most popular woman on the site, moving the Mother Monster down to second place. (MTV)

  • Even though Chris Colfer won't be returning for season 4 of "Glee," the 21-year-old is staying busy. The indie movie "Struck by Lightning" - which Colfer wrote -  just added Christina Hendricks, Dermot Mulroney and Sarah Hyland to its cast. (Deadline)

  • Check out the trailer for Hugh Grant's new claymation movie, "The Pirates! Band of Misfits," set to be released March 2012. (Vulture)

  • No question about it - Beyonce knows how to shop. The 29-year-old singer reportedly dropped $14,000 in just an hour and a half of shopping. Imagine what she could spend in a whole day. (Huffington Post)

  • Pop-country songstress Taylor Swift announced her new perfume called "Wonderstruck" - a lyric from her song "Enchanted," which is supposedly about Owl City's Adam Young. It makes us wonder if Young has plans to respond with a cologne. (Celebuzz)

While you were working...
July 14th, 2011
06:31 PM ET

While you were working...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Steven Patrick Morrissey takes a dig at Michael Buble in a recent interview, calling him "famous and meaningless." We hope this doesn't turn into a case of the pot calling the kettle black. (Billboard)
  • With a nod to her mother, Kate Hudson has named her son Bingham Hawn Bellamy. That's quite a mouthful - we're glad her fiance Matt Bellamy shortened it to "Bing" in a recent tweet. (Us Weekly)
  • Alan Rickman's Severus Snape - the arguable dark horse among the wizards - has won MTV's "Harry Potter" World Cup. Rupert Grint, whose character Ron Weasley took second place, said he agreed with the outcome. (MTV)
  • The Spidey suit got a major upgrade if Andrew Garfield's new magazine cover is any indicator. (Entertainment Weekly)
  • Could the series that inspired HBO's "Game of Thrones" dominate the book world? George R.R. Martin's "A Dance with Dragons" is flying off the shelves at record speeds. (USA Today)
  • An unpublished manuscript from British author Jane Austen was sold for $1.6 million. Before you get your hopes up, it wasn't a sequel to "Pride and Prejudice" - unfortunately, Austen never finished this book called "The Watsons."  (Los Angeles Times)
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