What's Up With The 'Poor Katie' Narrative?

Katie Holmes, now 33 years old, started modeling at 14, and landed a part in Ang Lee's The Ice Storm at 19. She went on to turn down the lead role in Buffy The Vampire Slayer and auditioned for the part of Joey Potter on Dawson's Creek via videotape. With a hit TV show, a smattering of flicks and a fashion label under… » 7/23/12 6:30pm 7/23/12 6:30pm

Chris Colfer Publishes Novel, Makes You Realize What You Could Have…

We've lost count of how many "threats" Glee star Chris Colfer is at this point: dancing, singing, acting, onscreen ascot-wearing, a 2011 Time Magazine Influential Person, and now novel-writing. Sextuple threat? The Golden Globe winner and two-time Emmy nominee's debut novel, a fantasy called The Land of Stories: The… » 7/17/12 9:00am 7/17/12 9:00am

Sofia Vergara Is Engaged and the Mayan Gods Are Pleased

After serious journalistic reports came in that Sofia Vergara was wearing a "sparkly ring," we sat up all night, vigilant, waiting to see if she had indeed been proposed to on her Mexican vacation with boyfriend Nick Loeb. (Remember that scene in Secretary when she's sitting at the desk in her wedding gown for days… » 7/11/12 9:00am 7/11/12 9:00am

Adele! You're Even More Pregnant Than We Thought!

ADELE, YOU SLY DOG. As it turns out, the old "sitcom star sits on the couch with a pillow over her stomach for the entire season because she's supposed to be an unlucky-in-love Single Woman Lawyer and they didn't feel like writing a pregnancy into the script" works occasionally! Although the singer announced her … » 7/10/12 9:00am 7/10/12 9:00am

Tom Cruise Viewed as a 'Complete God' Within Scientology; Outside…

I swore I wasn't going to lead with any Tomkat news today (because oops my brain liquefied from boredom and dripped out my ear all gross), but then the other celebrities had to go and be HELLA UNEVENTFUL. Blame all non-Tomkat celebrities, not me. Anyway, an ex-Scientologist lady told E! that Tom Cruise is "viewed as a… » 7/09/12 8:30pm 7/09/12 8:30pm

Kourtney Kardashian Gives Birth To a Bouncing Baby Reality Star

Tiny new Kardashian addition Penelope Scotland Disick happened yesterday, the second child (after 2-year-old Mason) for Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick. The 7-lb, 3 oz. baby was delivered "all-naturally" at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after Kourtney's brief flirtation with water birth. "Scott and I are overjoyed… » 7/09/12 9:00am 7/09/12 9:00am

According to Census Figures, Tom Cruise Will Be Alone Forever and Katie…

Right about now, you're probably thinking (cynically, if you don't mind my saying so) that the Tom Cruise-Katie Holmes Chinese finger trap split makes a lot of sense because a) they're a celebrity couple and celebrity unions have roughly the lifespans of fruit flies, and b) they're American and every American citizen… » 7/08/12 1:00pm 7/08/12 1:00pm

Katie Holmes Speaks Publicly for the First Time Since Filing for Divorce

Ever since she dropped the D-bomb on Tom Cruise last week, Katie Holmes has been popping up around New York City acting all smiley and casual. I guess that's what happens when one is giddy from freeing oneself from the overzealous grip of a couch-jumping megastar. Anyway, as much as we've seen her, we have not yet… » 7/04/12 8:45pm 7/04/12 8:45pm

Katie Holmes Maybe, Possibly, Walked In On Tom Cruise Extramaritally…

"This celebrity couple is close to a final agreement over how everything – including the child/ren – is going to be divided in the divorce. However, the wife's legal team is having her keep one chip in her pocket for the divorce trial. If the husband's team tries any last-minute maneuvering, the wife is not afraid to… » 7/03/12 9:00am 7/03/12 9:00am

Justin Bieber Gets His High School Diploma; in Other News, You Are a…

Apparently Justin Bieber was listed in the commencement ceremony at St. Michael Catholic Secondary School in Stratford, Ontario last Thursday (yes, I'm sure he attended many classes), but he did not attend, and nobody spoke of it because "Justin chose to keep aspects of his education quiet." He has not announced plans… » 7/02/12 8:45pm 7/02/12 8:45pm

Beyoncé And Kim Kardashian May Not Be As Close As We Thought, Which Was…

At the BET awards last night, Bey, Jay, 'Ye and something called a Kim Kardashian sat together in a royal enclave and the photos of this momentous event have already been analyzed until the end of time. Beyoncé and Kim, who sat on the outside of their respective men, "made no effort to stretch across to chinwag." Kim… » 7/02/12 9:00am 7/02/12 9:00am

Is Katie Holmes Being Stalked by Scientologists?

If you thought Scientology had a disturbing influence on Katie Holmes's marriage to Tom Cruise, just wait until you see what it's going to do to her divorce. TMZ is reporting that Katie is being followed by a team of Scientologists. Why? Who knows! Maybe they just want to make sure she's safe and happy? Or maybe… » 7/01/12 11:55pm 7/01/12 11:55pm

Adele Is Pregnant, You Guys! Adele Is Pregnant!

Hey, look at that—Adele got pregnant! With a baby! Not, like, with a baby—not like she had sex with a baby and the baby impregnated her. That's not even possible, and also gross. Okay.....This piece took an uncomfortable turn right at the beginning, and for that I am sorry. But ANYHOOZ, what happened was that she made… » 6/29/12 8:00pm 6/29/12 8:00pm

Everyone In Hollywood Hits Up Tropic Thunder Premiere, Looks Bad

I know it was a Monday and all, but even so, I was shocked at the good turnout for the Tropic Thunder » 8/12/08 10:30am 8/12/08 10:30am premiere at Hollywood's Mann theatre last night. I guess, as Woody Allen said, the heart wants what the heart wants, and apparently Hollywood's heart really wanted to see Robert Downey Jr. in blackface. Accordingly,…

Loose Lips

Kanye West has reportedly dumped longtime girlfriend/fiancé Alexis Phifer. Kanye allegedly told Alexis, "I just don't think it is going to work out anymore." He even asked for the ring back! • TomKat partied with Posh and Becks over the weekend to celebrate Posh's 34th birthday at a Santa Monica restaurant. They were… » 4/21/08 11:45am 4/21/08 11:45am

TomKat In Trouble, The Attack Of The Bloated Boobs, And Jennifer…

Welcome to Midweek Madness, our weekly orgy of ill-fated hookups, grand philanthropic gestures and other celebphemera. Here we "read" the Wednesday celebrity tabloids. So you don't "have" to. » 4/25/07 2:47pm 4/25/07 2:47pm