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Carrie Underwood Donates $1 Million to Oklahoma Relief | Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood, Other Stars Give to Oklahoma Relief Efforts

Originally posted 05/24/2013 03:15PM

Oklahoma's star contingent is showing its love for the victims of the recent deadly tornado that killed 24 people and injured 240.

Among the many generous showbiz names is Carrie Underwood, who on Thursday announced a $1 million donation to the Red Cross from her "Blown Away" tour's concert receipts.

"I have watched the devastation in my home state of Oklahoma over the past several days with great sadness," Underwood said in a statement. "With the help of my fans who attended my concerts over the past year, we can offer the Red Cross a little extra help in comforting those affected by the recent tornados."

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Friday LOL: Kristin Chenoweth & The Talk Hosts Unclip Their Weaves

Friday LOL: Kristin Chenoweth & The Talk Hosts Unclip Their Weaves

Originally posted 03/29/2013 06:00PM

We don't want to spoil too much, but trust us ... you'll want to watch

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POLL: Which Diva Had the Biggest Oscars Musical Moment? | Adele, Jennifer Hudson, Kristin Chenoweth, Shirley Bassey

Oscars 2013: Who Had the Biggest Diva Moment at the Academy Awards?

Originally posted 02/25/2013 02:55PM

It was a great night for music at the Academy Awards on Sunday – particularly for the ladies.

But who really knocked it out of the park?

Jennifer Hudson's performance of "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" brought the audience to its feet, while Barbra Streisand delivered a wonderful tribute to Marvin Hamlisch with her rendition of "The Way We Were."

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REVIEW: Don't Credit Seth MacFarlane for Oscar's Best Moments | Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane: Why He Didn't Work as Oscar Host

Originally posted 02/25/2013 10:30AM

Hosting the Oscars, they say, is a thankless job. So, Seth MacFarlane, thanks for nothing.

This isn't to say he can be blamed for a long evening that seemed to be devoted more to singing than handing out awards.

On the other hand, he doesn't get credit for the show's best moments, either: Adele's powerful performance of "Skyfall," Daniel Day-Lewis's charmingly stiff humor in his acceptance speech for Lincoln – it was so like Abe! – or Michelle Obama's surprising and generous gesture: appearing via satellite to announce the Best Picture winner.

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Kristin Chenoweth Slams American Airlines Over Spat with Her Dog | Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth Slams American Airlines Over Spat with Her Dog

Originally posted 02/01/2013 03:00PM

Kristin Chenoweth and her Maltese Maddie are a high-flying team – most of the time.

The actress was recently departing a flight from Dallas, Texas, when an American Airlines attendant refused her entry on board the plane because of her canine companion.

Though Chenoweth insisted she had all of the necessary paperwork, the airline employee went on to scold the star in front of other passengers at the boarding gate, before an official realized a mistake had been made and allowed the actress and Maddie to board.

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It's Official! Kristin Chenoweth and Jake Pavelka Are Dating | Jake Pavelka, Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth Dating Jake Pavelka

Originally posted 12/03/2012 04:40PM

Everything appears to be rosy between Kristin Chenoweth and her new beau Jake Pavelka.

"We have been spending a little time together," Chenoweth tells PEOPLE of her dates with the former Bachelor star.

The actress, 44, met her new man, 34, at an event in October and it was not long before the couple was spotted dining together in West Hollywood as well as more recently at a cafe near Pavelka's home in Texas.

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Kristin Chenoweth Still Dealing with Neck Injuries, Cracked Teeth After Accident | Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth Still Dealing with Neck Injuries, Cracked Teeth After Accident

Originally posted 10/16/2012 11:00AM

For Kristin Chenoweth, mom really does know best.

After incurring serious injuries from a falling light fixture on the set of The Good Wife this summer, the Emmy- and Tony-winning actress received words from her mom that helped put things in perspective.

"When the accident happened to me on July 11th, my mom had to fly in. I was in trouble and I needed help," Chenoweth told PEOPLE at the Toast To Survivors luncheon marking Breast Cancer Awareness month at the New York restaurant Alison Eighteen.

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Kristin Chenoweth Opens Up About Accident in First TV Interview Since Injury | Kelly Ripa, Kristin Chenoweth, Michael Strahan

Kristin Chenoweth Still Dealing with 'Pain and Issues' After Good Wife Accident

Originally posted 09/07/2012 10:25AM

A feisty and fit-looking Kristin Chenoweth said she was happy to be "here" – meaning alive – Friday morning, during her first television interview since her accident on the set of The Good Wife this summer.

By "here," she also meant on Live! With Kelly and Michael, where the Emmy- and Tony-winner mentioned "pain and issues" she still faces after being seriously injured by a falling light fixture on July 11.

"Those who sent me prayers and well wishes," said the actress, "I want you to know, I could really feel it."

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Kristin Chenoweth Plans First Post-Injury Appearance

Kristin Chenoweth to Make Post-Injury Appearance on Anderson Live

Originally posted 08/27/2012 01:25PM

Kristin Chenoweth will return to work for the first time since suffering an on-set head injury, cohosting the second season premiere of Anderson Cooper's talk show Anderson Live on Sept. 10.

"I'm very excited," Cooper Tweeted on Monday. "We have a lot to discuss!"

Chenoweth, 44, has been recuperating at home after she was struck by a piece of falling electrical equipment on July 11 on the Brooklyn location of The Good Wife.

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Kristin Chenoweth Leaves The Good Wife After Injury

Kristin Chenoweth Leaves The Good Wife After Injury

Originally posted 08/13/2012 03:45PM

After sustaining an injury on the set of The Good Wife last month, Kristin Chenoweth is leaving her recurring role on the hit CBS series as she continues to recover.

"It is with deep regret to inform everyone that due to my injuries, I am unable to return to The Good Wife at this time," Chenoweth tells PEOPLE in a statement Monday. "[I'm] getting better slowly, and thank you everyone for your concern." The actress will, however, appear on the season 4 premiere on Sept. 30 (9 p.m. ET).

Chenoweth, 44, was injured by a piece of falling lighting equipment while on the Brooklyn set of the show on July 11. When reached, CBS had no comment.

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