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Originally posted 01/25/2014 11:30AM
Oprah Winfrey definitely sweated turning 60 – but luckily her friends were along for the ride.
Originally posted 01/24/2014 12:00PM
Age is clearly nothing but a number for Law & Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay, who happily celebrated turning 50 on set in N.Y.C. Thursday, flaunting it with a pair of giant silver glasses announcing her milestone birthday.
Hargitay was all smiles as she accepted a pink rose, lily and daisy-covered birthday cake, Tweeting a photo of the colorful confection, which she noted was gluten-free.
Hargitay, who plays the tough and tender Sergeant Olivia Benson on the long-running show, now in its 15th season, has been a poster girl for embracing beauty and change as she grows older in the celebrity spotlight. She told Ladies' Home Journal last year that she was proud of her curves as a mother of three children, eschewing Hollywood's over-sexualized and unrealistic expectations of women.
Originally posted 01/23/2014 12:50PM
Even the commander in chief likes to cut a rug, occasionally.
"Oh, [President] Obama, he's got this one little move. I was like, I've got to watch this so I can imitate this move!" Jennifer Hudson told PEOPLE of the scene at First Lady Michelle Obama's 50th birthday party last weekend.
"They loved it. They enjoyed themselves, that's for sure," the Grammy and Oscar winner added.
The American Idol alum, 32, who caught up with PEOPLE at Carnival Cruise Lines' Carnival LIVE Concert Series launch on Wednesday, famously serenaded the president on his own 50th birthday in 2011. But on Saturday, she had the night off.
Originally posted 01/17/2014 11:00AM
Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr She's 50 and fabulous – and has the ID card to prove it!
Originally posted 01/15/2014 06:00AM
We all know about the bicep curls behind her famous Michelle Obama Arms.
Originally posted 08/28/2013 04:00PM
It's been 18 years since Full House ended, but John Stamos's former costars were among the friends who attended his 50th birthday bash in L.A. on Monday night.
Stamos's TV wife (and pal) Lori Loughlin Tweeted a photo with Ashley Olsen (who was just 9 when the show ended), saying, "I had a great time hanging with Ashley last night! Such a beauty inside and out."
Candace Cameron Bure, who played Olsen's big sister was also there and posted a photo with her Uncle Jesse and TV dad, Bob Saget, along with the caption, "Family Forever."
Originally posted 07/23/2013 06:45AM
Julianne Hough is having the "best birthday ever," according to an Instagram video she posted on July 20.
"I feel so special, I feel so loved," she said. "This is amazing. 25. What is going on?"
The former Dancing With the Stars pro celebrated her quarter-century mark with a big Great Gatsby-style party, which saw her and her pals (including Vampire Diaries star Nina Dobrev, Maria Menounos and Dallas star Jesse Metcalfe) dressed in their finest flapper fashions.
Originally posted 06/19/2013 02:30PM
Happy birthday to Blake Shelton!
The Voice coach – whose singer Danielle Bradbery was crowned the winner Tuesday night – has a lot to celebrate as he turns 37 June 18.
"We are going to go to the wrap party [for The Voice] and we are going to blow it out," Shelton told PEOPLE after the big finale, which included performances by Cher and Christina Aguilera. "That means drinking our face off. No sugar coating that."
Originally posted 03/26/2013 03:15PM
Fun. Sun. Pool. Spa. Romantic dinner without the kids.
Reese Witherspoon pretty much had it all this past weekend – all except the children – as husband Jim Toth treated her to a romantic four-day getaway in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, to celebrate the Oscar-winning actress's 37th birthday.
"Reese was beaming. She looked so excited about her getaway with Jim," an eyewitness tells PEOPLE of the couple's arrival in Mexico on a commercial flight last Thursday.
Originally posted 10/22/2012 02:00PM
Hitting the half-century mark can be daunting, but for Kelly Preston, who turned 50 on Oct. 13, the milestone birthday is reason to celebrate.
"I feel incredible. It floored me for a bit, but now I love it and I feel better than I have in years," the actress tells PEOPLE. "You are as old as you feel and I feel like I'm 25!"
It doesn't hurt that Preston, who lost 42 pounds over the first 14 months after giving birth to son Benjamin on Nov. 23, 2010, has shed an additional 7 lbs. in recent months. "I go up and down one or two pounds without worrying about it," she says. "I think I'd like to stay at this weight. I feel really healthy and I have tons of energy."
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