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How Octavia Spencer Is Helping Vulnerable Kids Earn Their Diplomas: I Love It 'When They Realize They Are Smart'

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How Octavia Spencer Is Helping Vulnerable Kids Earn Their Diplomas: I Love It 'When They Realize They Are Smart'

Originally posted 05/03/2016 04:00PM

She may be best known for her roles in The Help and Fruitvale Station, but when not on a movie set Octavia Spencer is most proud of her role as a mentor.

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Katy Perry's Moving Goodbye to Celebrity Make Up Artist Jake Bailey After Apparent Suicide

UpdatePosted 10/25/2015 09:15AM

Katy Perry's Moving Goodbye to Celebrity Make Up Artist Jake Bailey After Apparent Suicide

Originally posted 10/24/2015 06:50PM

Katy Perry added her well-wishes late Friday night to those of many other celebrities who paid tribute to celebrity make up artist Jake Bailey after his death on Friday.

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Ashley Benson, Paris Hilton Lead Tributes to Celebrity Make Up Artist Jake Bailey After Apparent Suicide

Ashley Benson, Paris Hilton Lead Tributes to Celebrity Make Up Artist Jake Bailey After Apparent Suicide

Originally posted 10/23/2015 07:00PM

Pretty Little Liars star Ashley Benson has become one of the first stars to publicly address celebrity makeup artist Jake Bailey's death.

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Go Behind-the-Scenes of the Sundance Film Festival!

Go Behind-the-Scenes of the Sundance Film Festival!

Originally posted 01/25/2015 04:20PM

With Sundance weekend officially in full swing, Hollywood's biggest names continued to invade beautiful Park City, Utah, hitting up gift suites, tucking into multi-course meals and pal-ing around at premieres and parties.

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Oscar Equals Bear?! Playing Word Association with Octavia Spencer | Octavia Spencer

Oscar Equals Bear?! Playing Word Association with Octavia Spencer

Originally posted 09/10/2014 05:00PM

The star of Red Band Society shares her thoughts on television, Keanu Reeves and her Oscar

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TIFF 2014: 10 Movies We Can't Wait to See at the Toronto Film Festival

TIFF 2014: 10 Movies We Can't Wait to See at the Toronto Film Festival

Originally posted 09/04/2014 06:15PM

So long, summer. See you next year, giant robots, CGI apes and men in tights. It's been a fun fling, Guardians of the Galaxy, but I need to explore a relationship with someone a little deeper. (But text me when you get to Netflix.)

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Here It Is: The Night's Hottest Hue (Decide Who Wore It Best!) | Christina Hendricks, Claire Danes, January Jones, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting

Here It Is: The Night's Hottest Hue (Decide Who Wore It Best!)

Originally posted 08/26/2014 06:30AM

At least 13 stars stepped out in scarlet at the Emmys

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5 Things to Know About Snowpiercer, the Best Sci-Fi Movie You Haven't Seen

5 Things to Know About Snowpiercer, the Best Sci-Fi Movie You Haven't Seen

Originally posted 08/03/2014 06:05PM

Have you seen Snowpiercer yet this summer? No? You're probably not alone.

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Murder, She Wrote Remake with Octavia Spencer Gets the Ax

Murder, She Wrote Remake with Octavia Spencer Gets the Ax

Originally posted 01/22/2014 09:40AM

Murder, She Wrote is dead. Again.

A planned reboot of the successful TV series, set to star Oscar winner Octavia Spencer in the role made famous by Angela Lansbury, has been scrapped, even as the pilot for NBC got a commitment last October, Deadline.com reports.

The plot for the new version had Spencer, 43, cast as a hospital administrator and amateur detective who goes on to publish her first mystery novel.

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Oprah Winfrey: Why I Never Wanted to Raise Children

Oprah Winfrey: Why I Never Wanted to Raise Children

Originally posted 12/11/2013 04:40PM

Octavia Spencer isn't the only female face of this awards season who is perfectly fine without kids.

Shortly after the Fruitvale Station star revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that she's content with the fact that her "eggs are dying on the shelf," Oprah Winfrey spoke to the same magazine and explained that she, too, does not regret a life without her own children.

"If I had kids, my kids would hate me," Winfrey, 59, told THR. "They would have ended up on the equivalent of the Oprah show talking about me; because something [in my life] would have had to suffer and it would've probably been them."

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