03:38 PM EDT 08/05/2014
Originally posted 08/03/2014 07:00AM
If you're a Hollywood star, your childhood friends usually have a limited number of roles available to play. They can be a loyal sidekick, your crew's comical mascot, or maybe the personal assistant who will eventually take you down in a bloodless celebrity coup.
But for a lucky few stars, the people they grew up with became celebrities themselves, with their own fans, their own love interests and their own trending topics.
It must be a welcome surprise. After all, it's lonely at the top, but it's a little less lonely when your childhood friends are there, too.
In honor of International Friendship Day – commonly celebrated on the first Sunday in August – we're rounding up the celeb pairs who have known each other since before they were famous.
Originally posted 07/14/2014 06:00PM
William "Billy" Flynn, who committed the 1990 murder for which Pamela Smart was convicted for conspiracy and sentenced to life without parole, has been moved to a medium-security prison as he approaches his own chance at parole next year.
Originally posted 06/16/2014 08:10PM
Originally posted 06/03/2014 11:15AM
According to author John Green, his acclaimed young-adult novel The Fault in Our Stars was intended as a revision of the classic cancer-story tropes of saintly sufferers and soft-lit deaths.
But there's one convention the upcoming film adaptation doesn't subvert – like many of their cinematic predecessors, Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort spend their last months positively glowing.
It's yet another reminder that, in the movies, dying is often the best makeover.
In anticipation of the opening of the film adaptation of the book, here's a brief history of beautiful people in movies who left us too soon.
Originally posted 05/30/2014 08:00AM
She's an Oscar-winning actress, but Nicole Kidman's most cherished role is being a mom.
Originally posted 05/14/2014 04:05PM
See some of the most striking moments from the red carpet – and it's only day one!
Originally posted 05/09/2014 12:20PM
Nicole Kidman understands the concerns Monaco's royal family has expressed over Grace of Monaco.
Originally posted 05/02/2014 11:05AM
The principality is still not amused.
Originally posted 04/06/2014 08:45PM
Keith Urban credits Nicole Kidman with keeping him organized.
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