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Duck Dynasty sent a very clear message to Morrissey this week: suck it, vegan!
The A&E series returned last night to record ratings, as 8.6 million viewers tuned in to watch these hunters do their thing, making the episode the most watched telecast in series history – and cable’s most watched reality telecast of 2013.
Prior to its airing, the program got an unexpected PR boot from the aforementioned British artist, who canceled an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live Monday because these “animal serial killers” were also scheduled as guests.
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Martin Tremblay, a youth hockey coach in British Columbia, has been sentenced to 15 days in prison for tripping a 13-year old opponent during his team’s post-game handshake exchange.
The incident (below) took place in July, with one of the two victims who fell to the ace actually breaking his wrist upon impact.Youth Hockey Coach Trips Players
In November, the 48-year old coach pleaded guilty to one count of assault, with his attorney saying Tremblay was not taking his anti-depressant medication when the tripping took place.
“He’s rebuilding his life after this incident,” theMore >
Some people have way too much free time on their hands.
And thank goodness for that.
In one of our favorite videos of the past few weeks, mashup artist Richard Sandling has set up the cast of this British favorite to lip dub along the One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful.”
Maggie Smith making like Harry Styles? Yeah. Safe to say this is a must-watch.Downton Abbey Lip Dub: “What Makes You Beautiful”
NOTE: The Downton Abbey Season 3 finale airs this Sunday in the States!
Read more: Downton Abbey Cast Lip Dubs to One Direction
In a surprising and unsettling statement, Burger King admits to horse meat possibly tainting burgers sold in both the U.K. and Ireland recently.
It’s just the latest chapter in an ongoing scandal in the two nations involving beef burger patties allegedly containing meat from horses and pigs.
It’s suspected that a meat distributor in Poland, which works with Burger King and other supermarket chains, used meats other than beef as filler in cheap burgers.
Burger King had originally stressed, in the face of the scandal, that its patties are made with 100 percent beef, a claim thatMore >
Taylor Swift performed two hit songs on New Year’s Eve as part of ABC’s annual coverage from Times Square.
But it was the singer’s non-musical performance shortly after her set that has the Internet abuzz on the first day of 2013.
That’s because Swift celebrated at midnight with a certain British artist, laying a smooch on Harry Styles just as the ball dropped in New York City, a milestone captured by a fan standing nearby.
That milestone being the Swift and Styles kiss, of course, not the dropping of the iconic ball. See the love birds get to first base now:
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With Kate Middleton and Prince William expecting their first child in 2013, we got to thinking recently. What should the royal bundle of joy be named?
Ever since the news that William got Kate Middleton pregnant broke, speculation has been swirling regarding its gender, and what they will call it.
One thing’s for sure: The baby will be the heir(ess) to the throne behind William, thanks to a change in the rules of succession. A very cool thing.
What will the future King or Queen of the UK and all its territories be called?
It won’t be something original, that’s a safe bet. TheMore >
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger cracked at joke at the 12-12-12 Concert For Sandy Relief last night in New York that didn’t sit well with some fans.Rolling Stones 12-12-12 Concert
“This has got to be the largest collection of old English musicians ever assembled in Madison Square Garden,” he said of the star-studded benefit show.
“But I’ve got to say, if it rains in London, you’ve got to come and help us, OK?”
Fans expressed varying degrees of shock, as victims of Hurricane Sandy in the tri-state area are still reeling from the $70 billion in damages caused by theMore >
Barbara Walters’ 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012 special aired last night, and the #1 most fascinating of the electic mix of individuals was revealed at last:
The special highlighted the achievements and antics of those that kept us enthralled for the past 12 months, from Ben Affleck to Gabby Douglas to Honey Boo Boo.
But it was Petraeus, the decorated U.S. military hero now disgraced by an affair that forced his resignation as director of the CIA, who took the top prize.
“He is, without question, one of the finest officers and minds of his generation,” saidMore >
Shenae Grimes just got engaged to her man Josh Beech! The 23 year old star of 90210 has been seeing the British model and musician since the spring of 2012.
Sources tell US Weekly, “Josh couldn’t see himself being with anyone else so he asked her and she is over the moon about it!” Grimes and Beech are planning on tying the knot in England sometime next year.
Hey when you know, you know! Congratulations to the happy couple.
Excerpt from: Shenae Grimes and Josh Beech Engaged!
Pippa Middleton, everyone’s famous royal sister, was caught rocking an ultra high-waisted metallic skirt. Pippa was at a party for British brand W & W Jewellery.
Miss Middleton is well known for her fashionable choices, but this latest ensemble calls her into question. Then again, her famous derriere isn’t even pictured! What does your inner fashion critic tell you?
Do you love it or hate? Vote below!Hate it! The skirt is practically cutting off her boobs.Love it! Pippa can make anything trendy.Don’t care. It’s all about her butt anyway! View Poll »
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Zig Ziglar, a motivational speaker who wrote more than 30 books on living a balanced life, and who built a huge following over his long life, has died in Texas.
He was 86. Ziglar, who had been suffering from pneumonia, passed away Wednesday at a hospital in the Dallas suburb of Plano, said his assistant, Jay Hellwig.
With an aim at helping people achieve success in both their careers and personal lives, in addition to a focus on Christianity, Ziglar was a prolific speaker.
He appeared at events alongside world leaders over the years, including several U.S. presidents and formerMore >
And… we have a winner!
With Kiara Belen, Laura James and the returning Leila Goldkuhl the trio of contestants remaining last night on the America’s Next Top Model finale, the ladies were tasked with photo shoots for sponsors Nine West and Nylon.
They then strutted down a haunted house-themed runway.
Who was able – in Tyra’s actual words – to “reclaim her immortal smize?”
“I’ve been dreaming of this for such a long time,” James said upon earning the title and winning $130,000; a spread in Nylon; and a contract with two model agencies.
As the champion of theMore >
Ashley Greene is featured on the cover of yet another magazine.
Now, speaking to Manhattan, Greene opens up about two of her loves, along with her take on relationships…
Finding love: “You need someone who is going to help you make that better version of yourself. I need someone who is strong but supportive and who loves me—someone who isn’t afraid to call me on my sh*t.”
New York City: “I like the energy – it’s soMore >
The paparazzo who took the now-infamous photographs of Kate Middleton topless and bottomless has been identified as part of the ongoing criminal investigation.
Prince William’s criminal filing after the fact has led officials to the celebrity news photographer who snapped around 200 photos of the couple sunbathing in France.
Over 200 photos of Kate Middleton topless and in various stages of undress were taken from a great distance and published in tabloids across Europe.
A source tells the Daily Mirror (UK):
“William and Kate are determined to bring the person who took thoseMore >
Taking a break from drilling holes in bars, Robert Pattinson was spotted cozying up to a mystery blonde at the Dream Hotel’s Electric Room in NYC.
Does this mean he and K-Stew are still on the rocks?
Yes, this is the same Electric Room where Lindsay Lohan and Dina Lohan partied before their epic fight this morning, and yes, this actually happened.
Check out the grainy shots of R-Pattz.
The duo are seated at a table surrounded by other people, so it’s far from a Jason Aldean-style mauling. Still, it’s yet another mystery in the Robsten saga.
Pattinson has been in New YorkMore >