05:07 AM EDT 12/22/2014
Originally posted 01/06/2013 03:00PM
Bradley Cooper didn't necessarily have the wildest of birthday celebrations, but his special day certainly didn't go unnoticed.
The Silver Linings Playbook star, who flew in on Bombardier's Hollywood Reporter Palm Springs shuttle from Santa Monica, Calif., and turned 38 on Saturday, was greeted by a slew of screaming fans when he arrived on the red carpet at the 24th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in Palm Springs, Calif.
"Bradley started interacting with his fans and then they broke out into song, chanting 'Happy birthday to you,'" an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
Running late into the event because of the fan holdup, Cooper whisked by many of the reporters, and when asked about his birthday plans, answered with a smile, "I'm here!"
Originally posted 05/19/2011 03:55PM
After nearly 30 years hosting Entertainment Tonight, the day has come for Mary Hart to put down her mic.
Hart, 60, whose hosting duties will be fulfilled by Nancy O'Dell, 45, was surprised with a party on stage after her final taping on Thursday. Unexpected guests, including Hart's former co-hosts John Tesh (co-hosted from 1982-1996), Bob Goen (co-hosted from 1993-2004) and Robb Weller (co-hosted from 1984-1986), were brought out for the big farewell.
Additionally, Natalie Cole surprised Hart and serenaded the departing host with her hit, "Unforgettable."
Admitting in November that leaving ET was "not an easy decision," Hart said, "Knowing I will pass the baton to Nancy O'Dell makes that decision much easier."
Fans can reach out to Hart and send their own messages via Twitter by Tweeting @ETonlinealert using the hash tag #WeHartMary.
– Dahvi Shira
Originally posted 11/10/2010 07:00PM
She's happy to be on the inside.
Lara Spencer is shooting down rumors that she was angry Nancy O'Dell – and not Spencer – is replacing Mary Hart on Entertainment Tonight.
"That couldn't be further from the truth," The Insider host tells PEOPLE. "There's no feud. I have a great job. I host a show that I love and that I helped launch."
As for O'Dell, Spencer says the former Access Hollywood co-host "is a really great choice. I've known her for years and she's going to be a great addition to the team. There's nothing but love – and I mean that."
Originally posted 11/08/2010 08:30PM
Mary Hart is preparing to bid farewell to Entertainment Tonight – and Nancy O'Dell has been named as her successor.
"I remember watching Entertainment Tonight when it first premiered and dreaming about working for the show someday," O'Dell says. "I am honored to be the one chosen to fill a TV legend's seat and I hope I can do her proud!"
Over the summer, Hart, 60, announced her plans to leave the show in 2011 after nearly 30 years on ET.
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