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Originally posted 11/20/2013 09:25AM
They've got the looks, the many perks, the multiple homes (and fabulous vacations) … but perhaps the biggest thing that separates an ordinary person from a celebrity is the number on our paychecks.
While words like "recession" and "downslide" continue to pervade our conversations, there's an elite tier among Hollywood's biggest stars for whom those concepts have little impact.
Case in point: Matt Damon, who recently joined his good friend George Clooney in a Nespresso ad that only plays overseas. His 20-second appearance reportedly netted the actor a $3 million payday, or if you do the math, $150,000 a second.
Originally posted 11/13/2013 04:00PM
Britney Spears is putting in work (b––––)!
With her Las Vegas show set to open next month, the mother of two is getting her body in serious shape – so much so, in fact, that she's had moments where she could barely move.
"I have not been this sore in my entire life," she told Vegas Player Magazine. "When I started working out, I was sore for like, three days. I could hardly move. I'm really challenging myself with the choreography."
Originally posted 11/01/2013 06:00PM
There's a lot more to Twilight than Edward and Bella.
Jackson Rathbone's gilded smirk and arched eyebrow was secretly the best part of the hit vampire series. I mean, have you heard him say "Possibly" in Breaking Dawn? It's great! Anyway, he ate yogurt on YouTube this week (no, really!), poked a little fun at the franchise and proved that yes, Virginia, emo vampires do have a sense of humor.
Plus: Neil Patrick Harris and fiancé David Burtka could not be any cuter with their kids, Pete Wentz got his Miley on (sort of) and more of the most important random things online.
Originally posted 10/25/2013 12:10PM
Even in this age of Tweets and texts, nothing is more personal than a handwritten note, and Britney Spears is helping keep the tradition alive.
Friday came a postcard, posted on her Website, containing an open message in her own hand to her fans about her new album, Britney Jean (available Dec. 3, the day after she turns 32).
She also wrote about how, after all her hard work and the fact that "I have been through a lot in the past few years," the album is liked and appreciated.
Her message reads:
Originally posted 10/19/2013 05:20PM
Originally posted 10/17/2013 03:55PM
... Baby, Two More Times?
Britney Spears might have to rework her breakout hit if she gets her wish to grow her family.
"I'd like to have more kids, settle down ... have kids – maybe twins – and get married," the mother-of-two told Germany's RTL network Tuesday, according to E! Online. "That would be nice."
Spears, 31, made the comments while promoting her new, highly personal album, Britney Jean, in London this week.
Originally posted 10/15/2013 10:00AM
It's a personal album, and so it will have a personal title.
Britney Spears revealed Tuesday that her upcoming record, due out Dec. 3, will be called simply Britney Jean – a nod to her Louisiana roots, where her family members all call her by her first and middle names.
"They always call me Britney Jean. It's like a term of endearment. I just wanted to share that with my fans," the pop star, 31, tells London radio station Capital FM.
Originally posted 10/08/2013 08:00AM
Originally posted 10/03/2013 03:45PM
It may seem like Britney Spears couldn't have gotten any sexier in her whip-cracking music video for "Work B–," but she's letting her fans know they didn't even see the half of it – literally.
"Oh, my God, we showed way more skin and did way more stuff for the video than what is actually there," she said Thursday on Boston's 103.3 Amp Radio. "Like, I cut out half the video because I am a mother and because, you know, I have children, and it's just hard to play sexy mom while you're being a pop star as well."
But, acknowledges the soon-to-be Las Vegas resident performer, 31, "A lot of sex goes into what I do."
Originally posted 10/02/2013 09:00AM
The wait is over!
Britney Spears released the video for "Work B––," the first single off of her as-yet-untitled breakup-inspired album, which is due out in December.
In true Britney fashion, the Ben Mor-directed video is an otherworldly mix of images – she's cracking a whip and splitting the pants of a dancer. She's gazing into a dressing-room mirror in a desert wasteland. She's partying with half-naked models. She's wearing a hot-pink dress while sharks swirl around her. And now some mannequins are exploding.
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