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What Does Eddie Redmayne Plan to Do After the Oscars (Hint: Not Much!)

Eddie Redmayne on His Post-Oscars Plans: I Want to Sit on a Beach and Read a Book

Originally posted 01/30/2015 03:35PM

Eddie Redmayne has already confessed he's a big fan of reality TV. But The Theory of Everything star and Best Actor Oscar nominee, 33, admits that his guilty pleasures don't stop there.

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PHOTOS: Santa Barbara Shooter's Father Meets Victim's Father

UpdatePosted 06/17/2014 02:00PM

Father of Santa Barbara Shooter Meets with Victim's Father

Originally posted 06/02/2014 02:30PM

A series of photos have been released from a private June 1 meeting between two fathers whose children died in a mass shooting at the University of California, Santa Barbara, last month.

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#YesAllWomen Movement Reaches 1 Million Tweets

#YesAllWomen, a Response to California Rampage, Reaches 1 Million Tweets

Originally posted 05/27/2014 11:45AM

A million tweets strong since Friday, the #YesAllWomen hashtag has overtaken Twitter, sparked by the deadly rampage near Santa Barbara, California, and eliciting shared stories and thoughts on the subject of violence and misogyny against women.

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Santa Barbara Shooter's Parents Want to Meet with Victim Families

UpdatePosted 05/26/2014 04:45PM

Santa Barbara Victim's Father Wants to Meet Killer's Dad

Originally posted 05/26/2014 02:30PM

His son's murder left him with a raw anger and outrage that, over the weekend, turned to a search for answers and action.

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Santa Barbara Rampage Began with Three Fatal Stabbings, Then Shootings

UpdatePosted 05/24/2014 09:05PM

Santa Barbara Rampage Killer Identified as the Son of Hunger Games' Assistant Director

Originally posted 05/24/2014 02:45PM

The man suspected of killing six people in a rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara, before also dying of a gunshot wound was identified as Elliot Rodger, the son of an assistant director on The Hunger Games, according to a family attorney.

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Reclusive Heiress's Mansion Uninhabited and Frozen in Time for 60 Years Revealed | Huguette Clark

UpdatePosted 05/21/2014 03:15PM

Reclusive Heiress's Mansion Uninhabited and Frozen in Time for 60 Years Finally Revealed (PHOTOS)

Originally posted 05/21/2014 11:30AM

For 60 years the contents of Huguette Clark's mansion, Bellosguardo, in Santa Barbara, California, have remained a mystery to the general public, until a curious reporter captured an inside look at one of America's richest families.

"It started for me when my wife and I were shopping for our house, and I got a little out of our price range," Bill Dedman, coauthor of Empty Mansions, told PEOPLE.

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Oprah, at 60, Feels Fortunate, 'Chilled' and 'Through with the Bull––' | Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey, at 60, Reflects on Those Who Never Reached That Age

Originally posted 02/06/2014 11:30AM

When you reach 60, you've earned the right to celebrate yourself a little bit. But Oprah Winfrey, who hit the milestone on Jan. 29, initially found herself thinking of others.

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Jared Leto and June Squibb Pay Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman | Philip Seymour Hoffman

Jared Leto and June Squibb Pay Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman

Originally posted 02/05/2014 07:00PM

Two days after being found dead of an apparent heroin overdose, Philip Seymour Hoffman was remembered by his fellow actors with great admiration Tuesday during the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in California.

Jared Leto described Hoffman as "a brave and fearless genius" after accepting one of the festival's Virtuoso Awards, which he dedicated to Hoffman.

"Someone who was a compass for us all, and someone who will really be missed," Leto said when answering questions about his Academy-Award-nominated role in Dallas Buyer's Club.

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PHOTO: It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's AnnaLynne McCord?!

AnnaLynne McCord Skydives for a Cause

Originally posted 08/19/2013 06:30PM

Helping others never looked so exhilarating.

AnnaLynne McCord showed off her adventurous and magnanimous spirit in Santa Barbara, Calif., by skydiving for a good cause – Saturday's 3rd annual 18 for 18 Celebrity Skydive and Awareness Campaign for the Somaly Mam Foundation, which works to prevent human trafficking and empower survivors.

With a big smile on her face, the 90210 actress , 26, appeared thrilled as she safely returned to earth during her tandem-jump.

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