05:34 PM EDT 11/29/2013
Originally posted 03/20/2012 08:30AM
Dancing with the Stars is back on its toes!
A new round of ballroom competition began Monday night on ABC – and if the season premiere is any indication, it's going to be a hot one. "Without a doubt, this is the best first show of any season," head judge Len Goodman said after the night's final performance.
Keep reading to find out who took an early lead, but beware: spoilers ahead.
Originally posted 03/12/2012 04:30PM
Maria Menounos's dog has had it up to here with the new man in her mom's life.
"Mommy, how come you're always dancing with Derek Hough and you're never playing with me anymore?" says a weepy Menounos, in the voice of her pooch, Baby, in a new video she shared on her WhoSay page.
The Extra host, a contestant on the upcoming season of Dancing with the Stars, has been training vigorously for next week's premiere and admits to "doggie neglect" in the video. But, as she laments, "It happens when you become a dancer."
Originally posted 02/28/2012 08:20AM
Spring is just around the corner – and so is season 14 of Dancing with the Stars! Twelve new cast members, including Sherri Shepherd, and their professional dance partners were announced on Good Morning America Tuesday.
"It's a dream come true," The View co-host told PEOPLE about training with returning pro Val Chmerkovskiy. "He is one of the best frickin' dancers in the world. He's hot!"
And here's who else is preparing to take the ballroom by storm when the show's new season premieres March 19 on ABC:
Originally posted 02/06/2012 06:00PM
Tim Tebow got on one knee in Indianapolis Saturday night – to "Tebow" with Maria Menounos in the VIP section of ESPN's Super Bowl party. It was a special treat for the Extra hostess, who Tebowed solo on the Golden Globes red carpet in January.
Nearby, Tom Cruise's son Connor and his posse held court at a table, while Spike Lee, bedecked in Giants gear, relaxed with his son; Shaquille O'Neal cuddled with pint-sized girlfriend Nicole "Hoopz" Alexander; and Drake warmed up for his set by handing out shots to women near the stage.
– Kevin O'Donnell
Originally posted 02/06/2012 05:45AM
At the Audi Super Bowl cocktail party Saturday evening, Glee's Matthew Morrison and girlfriend Renee Puente celebrated with fellow Giants fan Aaron Paul and his new fiancée, Lauren Parsekian, before the spouses-to-be took in the view of Indianapolis's Lucas Oil Stadium from the balcony of the Conrad Hotel. Also enjoying the sight: Kellan Lutz, who gushed over the midwestern city's beauty.
Meanwhile, Neil Patrick Harris and partner David Burtka enjoyed a rare moment away from caring for their twins to talk football with partygoers, while Spike Lee couldn't hold back his excitement over bringing his son to his first Super Bowl to root for the hometown Giants. But by the time Patriots owner Robert Kraft popped in, he could claim to be in friendly territory, as Erin Andrews and Maria Menounos made it clear they were Pats gals. – Jessica Wedemeyer
Originally posted 01/01/2012 01:30PM
Vanessa Hudgens and her beau, Austin Butler, were "all over each other" at the Fontainebleau Resort pool in Miami Thursday, an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
"They were so into each other it didn't seem to matter where they were," according to the source (and the photos don't lie, either!).
The couple partied with a group of friends on the resort's beach and went for a swim in the ocean, the eyewitness said.
Also having fun in the sun were Maria Menounos and her boyfriend, Kevin Undergaro, spotted playing football on the beach.
–Linda Marx and Liz Raftery
Originally posted 10/24/2011 05:30PM
Before her weekend concert, Jennifer Lopez showed no hint of the emotions that would be displayed on stage.
"I was watching her in the dress rehearsal and she was just giddy and having so much fun," Maria Menounos, who spent time with Lopez, 42, tells PEOPLE. "She seemed really positive and upbeat."
But when Lopez saw her mom in the audience during a performance of "Until It Beats No More," she suddenly broke down, she tells Menounos, 33, in an interview airing on Extra Monday night
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