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They Live: 18 Shocked Celebrity Death Hoax Reactions | Britney Spears, Channing Tatum, Russell Crowe

UpdatePosted 04/01/2014 08:00PM

They Live: 18 Shocked Celebrity Death Hoax Reactions

Originally posted 04/01/2014 12:00PM

April Fools' Day pranks can be in good fun, but not when your favorite celebrity's life is on the line.

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Flirty Rita Moreno's F-Bomb and Song-Filled Acceptance of Her SAG Life Award

Rita Moreno on Her SAG Life Award: I've Only Begun Act III (VIDEO)

Originally posted 01/18/2014 10:30PM

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We Can't Believe This Picture of Morgan Freeman Is Actually a Painting

Originally posted 12/03/2013 12:35PM

It's simple enough to draw a cartoon picture of Morgan Freeman: Throw together a white goatee, some freckles, soft eyes and a sly smile, and you've pretty much got it. It's a lot harder, though, to draw a picture of Morgan Freeman that's so good that it looks pretty much indistinguishable from a photograph of the Driving Miss Daisy and Bruce Almighty star – but that's just what artist Kyle Lambert did – using only his finger and an iPad.

Working in illustration app Procreate, Lambert spent 200 hours painting a photorealistic image of Morgan Freeman, all the way down to the threads of his suit and the moisture on his lips.

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See This/Skip That: Your Guide to This Weekend at the Movies

See This/Skip That: From Dallas Buyers Club to Free Birds

Originally posted 11/01/2013 01:00PM

Dallas Buyers Club, Ender's Game and Last Vegas are all solid bets for weekend fun, say PEOPLE's writers, but Free Birds is one lame duck.

Here's what to see and what to skip this weekend at the movies.

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Reason to Celebrate! Nelson Mandela Turns 95 (Photos)

Nelson Mandela Turns 95, and the World Rejoices

Originally posted 07/18/2013 10:30AM

Nelson Mandela is celebrating his 95th birthday on Thursday – a day that's being met with gleeful celebrations in South Africa and around the world by well-wishers ecstatic that the ailing leader has reached another milestone.

The scene outside the hospital in Pretoria where Mandela is being treated has been particularly joyous, as children danced and held balloons and flowers in front of giant, colorful get-well-soon cards.

Mandela's birthday, July 18, is a kind of global holiday, known as International Mandela Day, which honors the former South Africa president's legacy by encouraging people to volunteer, do community service and offer small acts of kindness.

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What's Morgan Freeman's (Hysterical) Explanation for Falling Asleep On-Air?

UpdatePosted 05/23/2013 07:30PM

Morgan Freeman Falls Asleep During On-Air Interview – Then Explains

Originally posted 05/23/2013 01:30PM

Being God is exhausting ... or is it?

During an interview with FOX affiliate Q13 in Seattle, to promote his new movie Now You See Me, Morgan Freeman appeared to be napping on-camera. This left costar Michael Caine to field the questions from anchors Kaci Aitchison and Bill Wixey about the crime thriller, which concerns a group of magicians who use their skills to rob banks.

But after his video went viral Thursday, Freeman provided an explanation for his shut-eye. "I wasn't actually sleeping," he jokingly tells PEOPLE. "I'm a beta tester for Google Eyelids. I was merely updating my Facebook page."

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Inside Brad Pitt's Big Night in N.Y.C. – and Jersey! | Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt Shows World War Z in New York – and New Jersey!

Originally posted 05/23/2013 10:00AM

Brad Pitt stepped out solo Wednesday night to mingle with an impressive crowd of A-listers – but he didn't forget his fans, either.

Showing his new zombie thriller World War Z for the first time, hehosted a star-packed screening at New York City's Museum of Modern Art – then zipped to Hoboken, N.J., where he surprised moviegoers at a late-night sneak preview.

"They said we got to do a showing in the city and I said okay, but we can't do it without showing it to the people who we made the film for," he told the Jersey fans. "So we decided to do it than no other place than Jersey. We've got a monster film, it's epic, scary as hell and I guarantee it's the most intense thing you will see all summer."

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Michael Douglas Hits the Blackjack Tables in Vegas | Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas Hits the Blackjack Tables in Vegas

Originally posted 08/21/2012 03:00PM

That's one lucky hand!

Michael Douglas took in a game of blackjack on Monday night at the Tropicana in Las Vegas.

"He was just having fun and fooling around passing time with other guests," an onlooker told PEOPLE.

Douglas's spot at the table might have been for more than just fun. The 67-year-old actor is slated to appear in Last Vegas, an upcoming film about four best friends in their 60's who decide to forgo retirement and throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas instead.

Douglas will star alongside Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson. – Jennifer Garcia

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George Clooney, Ryan Gosling Lead Golden Globe Nominations | Ricky Gervais

George Clooney, Ryan Gosling Lead Golden Globe Nominations

Originally posted 12/15/2011 08:45AM

Ricky Gervais, start sharpening your tongue – the Golden Globes are off and running.

Among those in the spotlight thanks to Thursday's nominations: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, Michael Fassbender, Michelle Williams, Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, Tilda Swinton, Jodie Foster, Kristen Wiig, Viola Davis, Meryl Streep and Glenn Close.

Also in the running in the leading categories are Modern Family, Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey and Homeland, among others.

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POLL: Who's Your Favorite On-Screen President?

POLL: Who's Your Favorite On-Screen President?

Originally posted 07/04/2010 11:35AM

Call it civic duty or patriotic pride, Hollywood is no stranger to showing support for the red, white and blue. Actors and filmmakers alike have produced films about protecting and defending our country against everything from terrorists to aliens to giant astroids. Whether based on real-life leaders or leaders created by a screenwriter's imagination, some of screen's heaviest hitters have taken their turn portraying the President of the United States. But who served the office best? Our faves are:

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