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Lena Dunham, Emma Watson and More Stars React to Nude Photo Hack

Lena Dunham, Emma Watson and More Celebrities React to Jennifer Lawrence Nude Photo Hack

Originally posted 09/02/2014 01:00PM

Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Ariana Grande and more female celebrities were shocked on Sunday when alleged nude photos of themselves started to spread across the Internet.

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You'll Never Guess the Most-Followed Emmy Nominee on Twitter | Jimmy Fallon, Louis C.K., Ricky Gervais, Stephen Colbert

You'll Never Guess the Most-Followed Emmy Nominee on Twitter

Originally posted 08/22/2014 07:00PM

Television's finest will battle it out for trophies at Monday night's Emmy awards, but a few have already earned special honors of their own.

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And They Sing, Too: Celebs with Surprise Musical Pasts | Catherine Zeta-Jones, Russell Crowe

And They Sing, Too: Celebs with Surprise Musical Pasts

Originally posted 06/20/2014 03:00PM

Fans of Orange Is the New Black surely remember the scene at the end of the first season in which seemingly mute Norma (Annie Golden) breaks her silence by singing. Golden's sweet voice surprised viewers, and they might be just as shocked to learn that the actress has a history as a singer.

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Cutest Selfies Ever? The Muppets Join Instagram (PHOTOS)

The Muppets Join Instagram to Hawk Muppets Most Wanted

Originally posted 02/26/2014 01:45PM

They've taken on Twitter, and now The Muppets are invading Instagram with a series of adorable selfies.

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Why is Ricky Gervais on Painkillers? | Ricky Gervais

Why is Ricky Gervais on Painkillers?

Originally posted 09/27/2013 01:15PM

The actor, 52, hates to be in pain and watching people embarrass themselves, and chatted with PEOPLE this week about "one last thing" ...

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Amy & Tina Were Great – But Way Underused – and Other Best Moments | Amy Poehler, Tina Fey

Amy Poehler & Tina Fey Were Great at Golden Globes – But Way Underused

Originally posted 01/14/2013 11:10AM

Amy and Tina, where'd you go?

Co-hosting the 70th Annual Golden Globes on NBC, 30 Rock's Tina Fey and Parks and Recreation's Amy Poehler started the night with a smashing duologue – a flawless link of strong one-liners.

If the bit had gone on long enough, you could have protected our national borders with it.

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Ricky Gervais Outraged Over University's Kitten Experiments | Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais Outraged Over University's Kitten Experiments

Originally posted 07/25/2012 04:00PM

Ricky Gervais is speaking out for kittens without a voice.

The comedian – and vocal cat lover – is outraged after learning that researchers at Cardiff University in Wales experimented on kittens by sewing their eyes shut for up to seven days.

"I am appalled that kittens are being deprived of sight by having their eyelids sewn shut," he told the U.K.'s Daily Mirror. "I thought sickening experiments like these were a thing of the past."

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Ricky Gervais Wants to End Cosmetic Testing on Animals | Ricky Gervais

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Ricky Gervais Wants to End Cosmetic Testing on Animals

Originally posted 03/16/2012 09:00AM

Ricky Gervais has never been shy about speaking his mind, especially when it comes to Hollywood, but now the funnyman is pointing his razor-sharp wit at a new target.

"I am delighted to support the launch of Cruelty Free International, the exciting global campaign to end the use of animals in product testing," he says in a new video for the organization.

As an ambassador, Gervais hopes to bring awareness to the still common practice of animal testing, which remains legal in over 80 percent of the world. He encourages concerned citizens around the globe to petition their governments for a ban.

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PEOPLE Critic: Ricky Packs Little Punch at Globes | Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais Packs Less Punch at Golden Globes

Originally posted 01/16/2012 09:45AM

Where was Ricky?

You can only shock the monkey so many times. If the monkey is an actor, it will learn to pretend to like it.

That seemed to happen with Ricky Gervais's disappointing return to the Golden Globes Sunday night on NBC. In last year's rude but delightful show, he insulted Robert Downey Jr., Johnny Depp and more with a kind of delirious, infantile happiness, like the world's smarmiest baby. This time, given all the hype, he might have been expected to go nuclear. But he was like a less reverent Billy Crystal.

If he had once been a fly in the ointment, this time the ointment rose up around the fly and neutralized it with a swallow.

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