08:13 PM EDT 12/11/2013
Originally posted 11/22/2013 09:00AM
How's this for a festive birthday blowout?
Britney Spears got a welcome surprise ahead of her 32nd birthday on Dec. 2 when pint-size stars Sophia Grace and Rosie recently stopped by a studio where the pop star was rehearsing for her upcoming Vegas gig.
And it was all thanks to Ellen DeGeneres, who will air a clip of the adorable meet-and-greet on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Friday. But you can watch it below right now.
Originally posted 11/19/2013 11:30AM
Is there really ever a case of too much of a good thing? Not when we're talking about a nearly naked James Franco.
The actor, 35, got the social media world hot and bothered last week when he Instagrammed a pic of himself wearing nothing but a red Speedo and a Santa hat (alongside a cat in a Santa hat).
But while fans thought Christmas had come early – a James Franco with Cats calendar would be the perfect stocking stuffer – they were sorely disappointed to learn that the six-pack abs belonged to a model, whose face had been swapped out with Franco's courtesy of some clever Photoshopping by Ellen DeGeneres' staff ahead of his appearance on her show on Monday.
Originally posted 11/14/2013 03:00PM
Kerry Washington has graced countless magazine covers including a recent issue of PEOPLE. But who knew she was the covergirl for Chess Masters and Kale Quarterly?
Those funny, far-flung – and fake – magazines were among several that Ellen DeGeneres mocked up with images of the Scandal star to surprise her during an interview airing Thursday on Ellen.
"This is a nightmare," she says. "They're all here."
Amid fits of laughter, the expecting actress, 36, had comebacks to each of the magazines.
Originally posted 11/14/2013 10:50AM
It will be a December to remember for James Franco, thanks to Ellen DeGeneres and her Photoshop skills!
The actor, 35, shared a hilarious photo on Instagram on Wednesday showing his face superimposed on the body of a shirtless hunk in red underwear and a Santa hat, with a similarly festive cat sitting on his shoulder.
Apparently it was the work of DeGeneres, who seems to have made Franco the unwitting star of a mildly racy holiday calendar.
Originally posted 10/28/2013 08:30AM
It's not easy to keep the romance alive when you're miles apart, but Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman work hard at making their relationship strong despite their hectic schedules.
The country star and American Idol judge, appearing on Monday's The Ellen DeGeneres Show, happily reveals just how he and his wife of seven years stay in touch.
"We just make it work," says Urban, 45, who is currently juggling touring with his Idol duties, while Kidman, 46, is shooting a movie in London. (The couple's two kids, Sunday, 5, and Faith, 2, are in the U.K. with Kidman.)
"We never text, we never email," he says. "Phone calls only, which I really love that."
He then owns up to DeGeneres that he and Kidman occasionally send other messages.
Originally posted 10/21/2013 06:00AM
Halloween's inching closer, but the scariest thing that happened this weekend has more to do with our new-found appreciation for golf than Sandra Bullock's costume.
Here's what you missed if you were too busy perfecting your own bad-to-the-bone ensemble (which we hope is a Miley onesie):
Originally posted 10/19/2013 10:50AM
A New Hampshire waitress who picked up the lunch tab of two National Guard soldiers affected by the federal government's shutdown has been repaid – more than 300 times over – by television star Ellen DeGeneres.
Sarah Hoidahl, a waitress in Concord, N.H., just wanted to do a nice thing for the soldiers, so she paid for their lunch. It cost her $27.75. On Friday, DeGeneres squared the tab and then some, giving Hoidahl $27.75 in cash and a check for $10,000.
An emotional Hoidahl buried her face in her hands and thanked DeGeneres as the talk show host repeated, "You're a good person."
Originally posted 10/17/2013 03:15PM
Pamela Anderson announced last month that she would run the upcoming New York City Marathon for charity. And it sounds as though Anderson will have one extra-special fan cheering her on: ex-husband Rick Salomon.
During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Thursday, the actress, 46, revealed that she and Salomon, 45, are "best friends ... with benefits."
When DeGeneres joked about how Anderson keeps "going back to the same guys," the actress quipped: "It’s recycling … No, I'm very happy. We’re happy. He's a great guy."
Originally posted 10/16/2013 02:45PM
There are few actresses who seem like they could excel at anything, and Sandra Bullock is one of them. So when the Gravity star appeared on The Jonathan Ross Show and rapped part of Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight," it didn't come as much of a surprise – just another reason to love her.
But Miss Congeniality is not the only star in Tinseltown to boast some serious rhyme-spitting skills. Anne Hathaway, Gwyneth Paltrow and Rebel Wilson have all proved they're no wallflower behind the mic.
Originally posted 10/11/2013 11:00AM
In the month since Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth ended their engagement, the singer has talked a lot about her new album, Bangerz, but very little about her breakup.
"I think people spend more time actually thinking about it than I really do," the "Wrecking Ball" singer says on Friday's The Ellen DeGeneres Show. "I just believe when a chapter is done, you have to close it and start that new one. That's kind of where I am right now."
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