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Florence Henderson, 80, Dishes on 'Friend With Benefits'

Florence Henderson may be turning 81 next month, but she still enjoys sex. And she's making sure the world knows. In an interview with Closer, the Brady Bunch star revealed, among other things, that she likes "to date younger men"—think 60-something guys—"because they need to keep up with...

Thorn Birds Author Dead at 77

Best-selling Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose novel The Thorn Birds sold 30 million copies worldwide, has died at age 77 after a long illness. McCullough died today in a hospital on remote Norfolk Island, HarperCollins Australia publishing director Shona Martyn said in a statement. McCullough wrote 25 novels throughout her...

Sean Penn on Charlize: 'I'm in Love'

Sean Penn is on the cover of Esquire 's March issue—and, yes, in the accompanying interview, he does talk about rumored fiance Charlize Theron. In a series of quotes offered up at the end of the article are these three: "I’m in love with a woman and home is...

Taylor Swift: Good Luck Finding Nude Pics, Hackers

Apparently there is at least one celebrity who doesn't take nude pictures: Taylor Swift. Her social media accounts were hacked yesterday by the Lizard Squad, a group that's claimed responsibility for a number of other recent cyberattacks. The group threatened to release nude photos of Swift, but she was having...

Can Chris Pratt Pull Off Indiana Jones?

As you may have heard, Disney is reportedly considering a revival of the Indiana Jones franchise, and Chris Pratt is the rumored frontrunner for the title role. Mike Fleming Jr. called it a "helluva good idea" when reporting the rumor in Deadline yesterday—Pratt is, of course, pretty hot right...

Female 'Ghostbusters' Gets Its Cast

If there's something strange in your neighborhood, the new Ghostbusters you're going to call will be women, and reboot director Paul Feig has now chosen his cast. He tweeted last night that the four main characters will Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones. Feig, who says the...

Secret to Brady Success? An 'Ever-Present Guru'

Political writer Mark Leibovich switches gears for a lengthy profile of Tom Brady in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, and, no, it doesn't offer any revelations about the Patriots' deflated footballs. But Leibovich got rare access to the QB—"it would be hard to name an athlete of comparable...

Producer's Wife: Bill Cosby Raped Me, Too

The latest Bill Cosby accuser: Cindra Ladd, a former entertainment exec and wife of producer Alan Ladd Jr. In a Huffington Post column, she writes that she met Cosby in 1969, when she was 21 and he was 32, and gave him her number. He was married, but they started...

Two-Time Oscar Winner Struggling to Pay Rent

Just because you've won two Oscars doesn't mean you're set for life: Dianne Wiest, 66, who has supporting actress Academy Awards under her belt for both Hannah and Her Sisters and Bullets Over Broadway, tells the New York Times that nowadays it's tough for her to even find enough work...

Cumberbatch: Sorry for Using the Term 'Colored'

Whoops: The seemingly always charming Benedict Cumberbatch has finally put his foot in his mouth, the Huffington Post reports. During an interview on the Tavis Smiley show on PBS last week, Cumberbatch was asked about diversity in acting roles and said, "I think as far as colored actors go it...

Punk Band to Scott Walker: Stop Using Our Song

As Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker came onstage at the Iowa Freedom Summit Saturday, he used the Dropkick Murphys' "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" as his intro music—and the Celtic punk band was not happy about it, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. "@ScottWalker @GovWalker please stop using our music in...

Birdman Takes Top SAG Prize

A big Oscar boost for Birdman : The dark showbiz comedy took home the top prize at the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards last night, winning best ensemble the day after it won the top honor at the Producer Guild Awards. The movie has now overtaken Boyhood as front-runner for Best...

Mandy Moore, Ryan Adams Divorcing

It probably didn't bode well when Ryan Adams hung up on an Australian interviewer in September who wouldn't stop asking about his marriage to Mandy Moore. Or when Adams' self-titled album from last year turned out to be "one of the more downcast, melancholic LPs in the singer-songwriter's vast catalog,...

Sean Penn to Adopt Charlize's Kid: Source

Sean Penn has filed papers asking to adopt Charlize Theron's 3-year-old son Jackson, whom she adopted in 2012, a source tells People. "Charlize and Sean are very serious. Charlize says this is it," the source says. "Jackson already calls Sean daddy. This is the first step toward them getting married....

Anne Hathaway, Jon Stewart Get the Giggles

Anne Hathaway's new movie, Song One, deals with some pretty serious stuff—but something about the way Hathaway described it to Jon Stewart on the Daily Show last night struck them both as funny, and once they descended into the giggles, there was no stopping. Hathaway was explaining that she...

More Trouble for Hope Solo

Hope Solo may have seen her domestic violence case dropped, but she's far from out of the woods. Last night, US Soccer announced that she's been suspended for 30 days from the US women's national team, the AP reports, and though no reason was specified, the move came days after...

Sylvester Stallone Surprises Fans at ' Rocky Steps'

Pete Rowe and two friends had just finished running up the steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art—called the "Rocky Steps" because they were made famous during the Rocky training montage when Sylvester Stallone's character runs up them—when they heard a familiar voice this weekend. "You guys got...

Bravo Star Trying to Outrun Train When He Was Killed

It may sound like a joke, but it was deadly serious in the end: TMZ reports that Bravo star Greg Plitt was in the process of trying to outrun a train—"to prove the effectiveness of an energy drink"—when he was fatally hit by said train. Original reports of...

Why You'll Never Hear the 'Johnny Depp Band'

Johnny Depp plays music, sure, but he has no plans to be a famous musician. The idea of actors cashing in on their screen success to launch a music career "is a sickening thing, it's always just made me sick," Depp told reporters in Berlin this weekend ahead of the...

Britney Spears' Ex Killed by Taliban

A man Britney Spears dated during her darkest days has been fatally shot down by the Taliban in Afghanistan, the Mirror reports. Spears met John Sundahl at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in 2007, and he was credited with helping her overcome her drinking problems—he was in her life during...

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