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Guido, Guidette and baby. What’s not to love about Snooki’s life these days?
Former Jersey Shore star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi has shared yet another sweet photo of her family on Twitter, and baby son Lorenzo couldn’t be any cuter.
“With my boys
Prince Harry’s military tour of duty was no joke.
Upon returning from his five-month stint in Afghanistan, he was asked (yes) about his naked photo scandal, but also about killing Taliban insurgents.
Which he did.
The 28-year-old Apache helicopter pilot confirmed to the British media that he and his fellow soldiers killed Taliban fighters during his deployment.
“To take a life to save a life,” the World’s Top Bachelor said.
“That’s what it revolves around, I suppose. If there’s people who are trying to do bad stuff to our guys, then we’ll take them out of the game.”
Congratulations are very much in order for Danny Gokey: The former American Idol finalist is a first-time father!
“Its Official, I’m a daddy!!!” Gokey Tweeted yesterday, adding that he and wife Leyicet Peralta are now the parents of Daniel Emanuel Gokey.
“Leyicet and I are overjoyed to welcome the new member of our family,” Gokey told People. “I’m ecstatic to be a first time dad and to have a new little buddy to hang out with.”
Gokey – who tragically lost his first wife after botched heart surgery in 2008 – and Leyicet got married last January. He added in aMore >
Earl Weaver, the legendary ex-manager of the Baltimore Orioles, passed away early this morning on a cruise in the Caribbean. He was 82 years old.
A Hall of Famer, Weaver won 1,480 games and was well-known for both his temper and his penchant for the three-run homer.
He collapsed with his wife, Maryanne, by his side and never regained consciousness, according to The New York Daily News.
Said Orioles owner Peter Angelos in a statement: “Weaver stands alone as the greatest manager in the history of the Orioles organization and one of the greatest in the history ofMore >
Pauline Phillips, better known as Abigal Van Buren, the woman who founded the famous “Dear Abby” advice column, has died at the age of 94.
She had been battling Alzheimer’s disease.
Pauline’s daughter, Jeanne, who took over the “Dear Abby” column, confirmed yesterday, “I have lost my mother, my mentor and my best friend.”
“My mother leaves very big high heels to fill with a legacy of compassion, commitment and positive social change. I will honor her memory every day by continuing this legacy.”
Her “Dear Abby” column first appeared in print in 1956.
Eventually, itsMore >
It’s happened again.
Similar to the fate that befell Kim Kardashian before her split from Kris Humphries – and Kristen Stewart prior to her break-up from Robert Pattinson – Selena Gomez is featured in the new issue of Nylon, gushing over her relationship with Justin Bieber.
Which is now over, of course.
“I’m having fun,” the 20-year-old said weeks ago when the interview was taped. “At the end of the day, love is such a normal thing, and everyone deals with it. Just because it’s a different lifestyle doesn’t change the meaning of what I’ve been raised on, which is fairyMore >
Following Jodie Foster’s Golden Globe speech, during which she indirectly came out as a lesbian for the first time, a number of questions have arisen.
Among them: Who is the father of her sons, 14-year-old and Charles and 12-year-old Kit, whom she co-parents with former partner Cydney Bernard?
Speculation has long been that the late producer Randy Stone, Jodie’s confidante, is the father of the boys, who were by their mom’s side Sunday.
Not surprisingly, given the somewhat pointed nature of her speech, Jodie has never commented on the subject – not even to Charlie and KitMore >
He’s young, he’s hot, he’s talented – and he’s today’s featured THG birthday boy.
Oh yes, One Direction fans, Zayn Malik is now 20 years old!
Why do followers have such affection for Malik?
The Bradford native is known as the group’s leading prankster. He’s also especially close to his family and he has an admitted dark side, telling Seventeen recently:
“I am a bit of a bad boy. I have tattoos and I mess around. That’s part of my image.”
And a hot one it is! Wish Zayn a happy birthday now and then watch him in action via our One Direction videos section!
The rest is More >
It might be the only topic more polarizing than the 2013 Oscar snubs: Seth MacFarlane as host of the Academy Awards.
Will the man behind so many amazing Family Guy quotes creator be funny? Or will his outsider status in Hollywood serve as a detriment?Seth MacFarlane Oscars Promo: Checking Twitter
MacFarlane is already under fire for making a joke about Hitler yesterday while presenting the Academy Award nominations, but, hey, the promo above is pretty darn hilarious!
Watch another Seth MacFarlane promo for this year’s ceremony – live on ABC February 25! – and then vote:
Rebbie Jackson, Michael’s older sister and perhaps the lowest-profile Jackson sibling, is in mourning following the death of her husband, Nathaniel Brown.
Rebbie and Nathaniel wed in 1968 (!) and have three kids, Stacee, 40, Yashi, 35, and Austin, 27.
Jackson’s son, Michael’s nephew, posted on Twitter, “I love you Dad… Thank you for showing me unconditional love and the example of being a good person.”
“Thank you all for the amazing love you have been giving me and my family.”
Austin Brown also uploaded his parents’ wedding photo, alongside a caption which reads, “44 years ofMore >
Chandler Wiliams, an Arena League football player who spent the 2012 season with the Tampa Bay Storm, died yesterday in South Florida. He was 27 years old.
Details are scarce, but the cause of death is likely heart-related, as Williams passed away during a flag football tournament in South Florida.
He had been a seventh-round draft pick of the Minnesota Vikings in 2007.
“We are shocked and saddened to hear about the passing of Chandler,” Tampa Bay Storm team president Derrick Brooks said in a statement published on the AFL website. “Our heart and prayers go out to his fiancéeMore >
More than two months after the actual holiday, TLC aired a Here Comes Honey Boo Boo Halloween special last night.
Seems appropriate for what many would consider to be a backward show about a backward family, right? What went down?
Read on for our exclusive +/- recap of all the nauseating action…
We open with Pumpkin dangling some roadkill in front of a sleeping Mama June Shannon. Mmm… breakfast in bed. PLUS 7.
“Halloween is all about treats,” Alana says. “Treating myself to candy.” PLUS 7 more for this unique take on the holiday.
A visit to the pumpkin patch results in theMore >
With Kim Kardashian pregnant, only one real question remains:
The gender of the baby? The name? Please.
Whether or not the child will be featured on the family’s reality show, of course!
Network President Suzanne Kolb told The Hollywood Reporter that “we love it when this close-knit family gets even bigger,” implying producers would love to film every waking second of Baby Kimye.
But will the parents sign off on raising their child in front of the camera?
No, according to TMZ sources, which allege Kim and Kanye actually plan to be protective of their offspring. No spinoff,More >
Did you think it was over, THGers? Did you think you had seen the last of Alana Thompson and her family?
HA! Think again.
The seven-year old beauty pageant champion and her quirky clan will be featured this Sunday in a special Halloween episode of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.
To get viewers in the mood, TLC has released the following clip from the installment, in which June Shannon expresses her disdain for mayonnaise. Her EXTREME disdain for mayonnaise.
It’s akin to how many folks feel about this strange woman and her children. Watch now:Here Comes Honey Boo Boo Clip: Halloween More >
A look back at this epic year in celebrity news would not be complete without reflecting upon some of the brightest stars who said goodbye to us in 2012.
Here are 12 of the most notable pop culture figures – from singers to actors to authors and even historical figures – who passed away this year:Donna Summer – Last Dance
12. Donna Summer, disco’s queen, became synonymous with an entire genre of music with hits like “Love to Love You Baby” and “Last Dance.”
11. Ray Bradbury was an author ahead of even his sci-fi time.
10. Jenni Rivera. The popular Mexican singer-actress wasMore >