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Originally posted 07/12/2013 02:45PM
How about this as a horror-movie concept? A mad scientist is convinced that within the large, strange brain of the shark lurks an untapped skill for written communication. What if a shark could be trained to post on Facebook? No – Twitter! Yes, yes, why not Twitter?!
The scientist is right! Then things go horribly awry when the beasts, routinely fed a chum of vitamins, radioactive materials and laptop circuitry, learn to compress themselves into 140 characters or less, disguising tail and fin with tempting hashtags like #HaveASnack. Click on an innocuous-looking Tweet and you may end up saying goodbye to your hand, your arm, your intestines – your life.
Syfy's two-hour schlock masterpiece Sharknado wasn't quite that: It was, as the blunt mash-up of a title suggests, about sharks blown inland by storms and dropping on people like so many saw-toothed cicadas. But the sheer cheeky nuttiness of it all – plus a cast that included Ian "I Have Danced at Chippendales" Ziering and Tara Reid – caused a Twitter feeding frenzy when it aired Thursday night.
Originally posted 07/01/2013 06:10PM
Even a night at the Peach Pit After Dark wouldn't be able to top this.
Shannen Doherty, 42, and Jennie Garth, 41, jetted off to Sin City to catch their former Beverly Hills, 90210 costar Ian Ziering as a Chippendales dancer at Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino.
"Chippendales is a very interactive show and we managed to surprise them both by including them on stage in a few production numbers," Ziering tells PEOPLE. "I was very flattered by their comments. And judging by their reaction, I know they had a great time."
Originally posted 06/10/2013 07:45PM
Ian Ziering debuted his dance moves – and a solid six-pack – on stage with the Chippendales in Las Vegas Saturday night, to the delight of the crowd.
"You guys are insane! Reminds me of all those mall appearances I used to do in the '90s, except, back then, I couldn't do this," said the former 90210 star on stage before ripping off his white tank top.
Originally posted 04/26/2013 08:00PM
Daughter Penna Mae arrived on big sister Mia Loren's second birthday, the actor tells PEOPLE exclusively
Originally posted 04/15/2013 03:30PM
Move over, Magic Mike!
Former Beverly Hills 90210 star Ian Ziering may be 49, but age isn't stopping him from shaking his groove thang – and showing off his ripped bod.
The actor plans to dance and disrobe as a guest star with the famed Chippendales dancers, taking the stage to perform for four weeks in June at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
Originally posted 03/11/2013 05:30PM
The actor and wife Erin's second daughter is due in early May, Ian tells PEOPLE exclusively
Originally posted 02/23/2013 11:30AM
"I had some apprehension for Erin because, um, somehow in my past I've seen pole dancing," the actor jokes
Originally posted 12/04/2012 06:00AM
Santa Claus is coming to town and Malin Akerman, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Tori Spelling, Dean McDermott, Tiffani Thiessen and Ian Ziering were on hand to welcome him at the Second Annual Santa's Secret Workshop at the Andaz Hotel in West Hollywood.
Akerman was "eager to learn as much from the sponsors as possible about the best baby products on the market," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "She even brought a notebook!"
Gellar brought her daughter Charlotte for some quality time, which they spent making crafts and posing for photos with Santa at the event, which was presented by Bill Horn and Scout Masterson.
Spelling and McDermott made their first public appearance with all four children – Liam, Stella, Hattie and newborn Finn – but it was more like a reunion for the cast of the original 90210 with Spelling, Thiessen and Ziering all in attendance.
"Tiffani's daughter Harper saw Ian and ran over to him before sitting down to decorate a holiday photo frame at one of the craft tables," says another guest at the event, which benefitted L.A. Family Housing.
Ziering's daughter, Mia, also got hands-on at the crafts table. "Ian snapped tons of photos of his daughter. It was really cute. He's a super hands-on dad," says the guest.
– Melody Chiu, Marisa Laudadio & Aili Nahas
Originally posted 10/29/2012 11:45AM
The actor and wife Erin expect a sibling for daughter Mia in May, he tells PEOPLE
Originally posted 04/26/2011 04:00PM
It's a girl for Ian Ziering!
The actor's wife Erin delivered daughter Mia Loren Ziering at 10:09 p.m. Monday in Los Angeles, PEOPLE confirms. Weighing in at 7 lbs., 6 oz., the baby girl's name begins with 'M' in honor of Ian's late mother Micki, a source tells PEOPLE.
"Well, it's official, I'm a dad!," the former Beverly Hills, 90210 star, 47, wrote on his Facebook page.
"As I sit holding Mia, Erin sleeps the most beautiful sleep. My thoughts race with visions of a brighter future, only made possible by what happens today... or, last night! God bless us all."
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