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Originally posted 03/19/2010 10:30PM
Chris Rock was spotted on Monday leaving New York City’s Trump International Hotel with his 5-year-old daughter Zahra with wife Malaak Compton-Rock, a nanny and an unidentified little girl.
Her unknown identity prompted tabloid speculation that Rock, 45, who has another daughter, Lola, 7, also with his wife, had fathered the girl out of wedlock.
Tabloids also drew a connection between a 2007 paternity suit filed by a Georgia woman, Kali Bowyer, who claimed Rock was the father of her then-13-year-old son. DNA tests later proved that was not the case.
Originally posted 01/22/2010 07:40PM
Originally posted 10/06/2009 12:00PM
Now David Letterman knows who his friends are – and there are plenty of them.
At Monday night's New York City screening of the HBO documentary Good Hair, its star and co-director Chris Rock had nothing but the best to say about Letterman, blackmail scandal or no.
"He's the greatest host in the world," said Rock, 44, at the Cinema Society event sponsored by Target. "I would never make a disparaging comment about David Letterman."
Originally posted 01/16/2009 07:05PM
Celebs are heading to the annual Sundance Film Festival, and – despite the recession – this year will find no shortage of spas to help them relax, swag suites to get them stocked up on gear and late-night parties where they can let off steam.
Everyone from Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon to Minnie Driver and of course, Paris Hilton, will be in Park City, Utah, to play.
When Hollywood's stars aren't out promoting their films at the festival, there's plenty to keep them busy during the day. Here's a daytime guide to where that will be happening:
Originally posted 01/16/2009 05:55AM
This year's Sundance Film Festival kicked off Thursday night, with cinema's annual rite of winter celebrating its silver 25th anniversary. In the next few days ahead, more excitement is anticipated in the snows of Park City, Utah.
Ashton Kutcher, due to promote Spread (costarring Anne Heche and about Hollywood's lure of sex and money), is expected to help lead the star parade – and bring along wife Demi Moore.
The weekend will also see Jim Carrey with significant other Jenny McCarthy, as he and costars Ewan McGregor and Rodrigo Santoro promote I Love You Philip Morris.
Originally posted 12/14/2008 12:00PM
With Christmas around the corner, comic Chris Rock's daughters have a tall order on their wish list – a visit to the White House.
"His girls are a little older than mine," said Rock about President-elect Barack Obama's daughters Malia, 10, and Sasha, 7. "My girls want a playdate. They look at the youngest and they're like, 'We can play with her, Daddy.' We'll see."
While Rock works on making that happen, he made a wish come true for a group of tots from the East Side Settlement House Friday night when he took time out from his busy schedule to read Pinkalicious at the Children's Museum of Manhattan.
Originally posted 02/07/2008 11:45AM
Looks like Chris Rock approves of Rihanna's gorgeous gown as the two arrive at the Gucci charity event at the United Nations in New York Wednesday night. The singer wasn't the only one getting checked out. The soirée – hosted by Madonna and bringing in $3.7 million for UNICEF and Raising Malawi – was a star-studded one including A-listers Jennifer Lopez, Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise, Gwyneth Paltrow and Salma Hayek.
Most were wearing Gucci and you can check out their head-to-toe ensembles in PEOPLE's photo gallery.
Originally posted 12/17/2007 03:20PM
Chris Rock is taking his stand-up worldwide. The actor is set to launch his first international tour from New York City's Madison Square Garden on New Year's Eve.
The tour – dubbed No Apologies – will feature all new material and Rock's first stop overseas is the U.K., according to Rock's reps. No Apologies returns to the U.S. in February with multiple-night stops in Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, Seattle, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Atlantic City, Los Angeles and more dates in New York.
Rock will also play Australia and South Africa for the first time.
Originally posted 12/13/2007 06:35PM
The holidays came early this year for 175 children in New York City, thanks to Chris Rock and his wife Malaak.
The couple arranged for Target and the CW to donate $110,000 to the Bushwick Salvation Army Center (where Rock spent much of his youth in Brooklyn) and Safe Horizons charities, both of which benefit the kids. But the real treat came on Dec. 8 when each of the 175 children were given a $250 gift certificate to spend at Target, where most made a dash for the ipods and PSPs, though some selected gifts for their families, like one young girl who spent all her money on jewelry for her mother.
After their shopping spree, the kids watched a special screening of two episodes of Everybody Hates Chris at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and chatted with the cast (including Tichina Arnold, pictured), rounding out their day of celebrity.
– Rennie Dyball
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