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Blake Lively Is Still Mortified About Freezing Up When She Met President Obama

Originally posted 04/23/2015 02:05PM



Blake Lively always seems cool, calm and collected. But when she meets the president, it all comes undone.

The Age of Adaline actress, 27, told a story Wednesday on Late Night with Seth Meyers about a dinner she attended with President Obama and a number of world leaders. But when it came time to say hello to him, she totally froze.

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Helen Mirren Is 'a Little Bit in Love' with Vin Diesel

Originally posted 04/21/2015 11:55AM

New couple alert? Not exactly – but Helen Mirren does admit to having a bit of a crush on Vin Diesel.

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Taraji P. Henson on Why She 'Hates' Cookie Lyon (VIDEO)

Originally posted 04/10/2015 08:10AM

It can be tough heading up a smash TV show, especially one as over-the-top as Empire. Just ask Taraji P. Henson.

"She's sort of my alter ego," Henson told Seth Meyers on Late Night Thursday, when Meyers asked if any of Henson's Empire character, Cookie Lyon, has "crept into Taraji."

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Seth Meyers Learns the Hard Way That Game of Thrones' Jon Snow Is a Terrible Dinner Guest (VIDEO)

Originally posted 04/07/2015 08:15AM

Jon Snow: Good warrior, bad dinner guest.

That's what Seth Meyers found out the hard way in this sketch from Late Night Monday, in which the host brings Kit Harington's soulful Game of Thrones character to a dinner party only to find out that he's not very good at making small talk, unless it's about how winter is coming.

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Who Did Chevy Chase Slap Hard Across the Face the First Time They Met?

Originally posted 04/03/2015 12:25PM

Don't ever interrupt Chevy Chase when he's in the middle of a conversation.

As comedian Rob Huebel revealed to Seth Meyers on Late Night, he learned that lesson the hard way.

Huebel, 45, first met Chase as part of the UCB Theater's improv group ASSSSCAT. Chase was set to guest perform with the group, and Huebel decided to introduce himself to his "idol" before the show.

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Nathan Lane 'Still Reeling' from Zayn's One Direction Exit

Originally posted 04/01/2015 01:00PM

Boy-band drama knows no generational bounds.

While visiting Late Night with Seth Meyers on Monday, Nathan Lane described his devastation upon learning of Zayn Malik's recent departure from One Direction.

"Like the rest of the country, I am still reeling from the news," Lane said.

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Parks and Recreation: Here's How Chris Pratt Would've Ended It (VIDEO)

Originally posted 02/25/2015 07:45AM

In case you were wondering what the Parks and Recreation finale would have been like if it had been scripted by Franz Kafka, Chris Pratt is here to help you.

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Friends

Matthew Perry Nearly Missed Out on Friends to Play an Alien Baggage Handler

Originally posted 02/18/2015 11:20AM

[YOUTUBE "gEaZ7aKaV7I"] Could Matthew Perry be any luckier?

When he had the chance to audition for the role of Chandler Bing, he narrowly avoided having to skip the Friends audition because he was committed to another series called LAX 2194 that even FOX, the show's own network, called "the worst thing we've ever seen in our lives," Perry joked.

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Kristin Chenoweth Bought Her Dad a Plane for Christmas, and He Used It to Prank Her (VIDEO)

Originally posted 01/13/2015 08:20AM

You'd think buying someone an airplane for Christmas would entitle the gift-giver to a little peace and quiet, but Kristin Chenoweth's dad missed that memo.

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Kerry Washington Talks About Being an R.A. in College (VIDEO)

Originally posted 11/04/2014 09:55AM

It's not quite a Gladiator, but being a college R.A. is pretty close.

Kerry Washington was a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers Monday, and the Scandal star shared a tip from her days as a resident assistant in college. (Washington attended George Washington University in D.C.)

Tasked with dealing with a group of underage athletes drinking in their dorm, Washington said she remembered a tip from her aunt. "I have a bunch of cousins who are really tall, and I remembered their mothers would always do this … I said, 'Everybody, sit down!' because then I was the tallest one in the room."

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