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Kelly Clarkson on Step-Parenthood: I 'Really Dig the Mom Thing'

Kelly Clarkson on Step-Parenthood: I 'Really Dig the Mom Thing'

Originally posted 08/20/2013 01:30PM

Kelly Clarkson isn't set to wed music manager Brandon Blackstock for another two months, but she is already relishing one aspect of her soon-to-be-married life: step-parenthood.

"I have a 12-year-old and a 6-year-old now ... after being single for six years," the singer, 31, told Ryan Seacrest on his radio show, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, Tuesday.

"We all live together and everything," she explains. "It's so different, but it's perfect. They're awesome, and I actually really dig the mom thing."

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Who Knew? Kerry Washington Can Sing! (Go Ahead, Listen) | Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington Duets With Jordin Sparks Backstage at the Teen Choice Awards

Originally posted 08/12/2013 04:15PM

Is there anything Kerry Washington can't do? The Emmy-nominated actress showed off her singing skills with Jordin Sparks backstage at Sunday's Teen Choice Awards, and she sounded fantastic!

Sparks was interviewing the newly married star for On Air With Ryan Seacrest and asked her what her go-to karaoke song was.

"I gotta say it's really corny. It's like any Disney song," the 36-year-old admitted.

"You are [a girl] after my own heart," the American Idol winner gushed. "Oh my gosh, can we sing one together?"

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Keith Urban Officially Returning to American Idol | Keith Urban

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Keith Urban Officially Returning to American Idol

Originally posted 08/01/2013 04:30PM

Though the end of American Idol's twelfth season brought a swath of high-profile departures, there will be at least one familiar face on the judges panel: Keith Urban.

"Thrilled to be back on @AmericanIdol with my pal @RyanSeacrest and dying to know who the other judges will be!!!!" the country star, 45, Tweeted.

Earlier in the day, PEOPLE broke the news that another Idol alum –Jennifer Lopez– is "very close" to returning as well, according to a source very near to the star. "She couldn't return last year because she had committed to a world tour," the source said.

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Ari Sandel: 5 Things To Know About Julianne Hough's New Man | Ari Sandel, Julianne Hough

Ari Sandel: 5 Things To Know About Julianne Hough's New Man

Originally posted 07/25/2013 11:45AM

On Saturday, Julianne Hough announced she had the "best birthday ever" when she celebrated alongside Vampire Diaries actress Nina Dobrev and Maria Menounos at her Great Gatsby-themed 25th birthday party.

But the former Dancing with the Stars pro may have had something else to celebrate – new love.

After splitting from Ryan Seacrest in March, Hough has been sticking close to her female friends, but, on July 17, she was spotted enjoying a PDA-filled dinner with director Ari Sandel at Nobu in Los Angeles.

Here are things to know about the man who may just be Hough's new flame:

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Talia Castellano's Mother: Teen CoverGirl Was 'Caring, Inspirational, Talented'

Talia Castellano's Mother: Teen CoverGirl Was 'Caring, Inspirational, Talented'

Originally posted 07/17/2013 02:15PM

Just a day after her death from cancer at the age of 13, miniature make-up maven and honorary CoverGirl Talia Joy Castellano was remembered by her family for the enduring impact she left during her too-short life.

"She was funny, caring, inspirational, talented – very talented," her mother, Desiree Castellano, said on the Today Show, Wednesday.

"She loved every single one of her fans, and she always wanted to give back to them," Talia's sister, Mattia Castellano, said on the morning show.

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Kim Kardashian Calls Motherhood 'So Crazy'

Kim Kardashian Tells Ryan Seacrest Motherhood Is 'So Crazy'

Originally posted 06/18/2013 04:40PM

Kim Kardashian is adjusting to motherhood, one email at a time.

Ryan Seacrest – who is an executive producer on Keeping Up with the Kardashians – shared an exchange he had with the reality star on his radio show, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, on Tuesday.

After emailing her a message that read, "Yay! Congrats my darling, you're a mommy!" Kardashian responded with "Cant believe it! It's so crazy!"

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Britney Spears Reveals Sons' 'Adorable' Cameo in Her New Music Video

Britney Spears Reveals Sons' 'Adorable' Cameo in Her New Music Video

Originally posted 06/17/2013 01:10PM

It seems the apples don't fall far from the tree!

Britney Spears debuted her new single, "Ooh La La," on Ryan Seacrest's radio show Monday morning and revealed that her two sons, Sean Preston, 7, and Jayden, 6, were pros when they made a cameo in the music video for the song from the The Smurfs 2 soundtrack.

"They were actually really, really good on set," she told Seacrest. "They were, like, acting, and my oldest son, Preston, was right on cue every time they would tell him to do something … Later on I got to see what they actually did on camera and it was adorable."

It's clear Spears – who made her showbiz debut on Star Search at the age of 10 – is really proud of her boys, who live with her ex-husband, Kevin Federline.

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How Cute Is Julianne Hough's New 'Soulmate'?

Meet Julianne Hough's New 'Soulmate' … A Monkey!

Originally posted 06/10/2013 04:00PM

Take note, Ryan Seacrest: Julianne Hough has officially moved on.

"I found my soul mate last night," the recently single actress, 24, wrote alongside an Instagram shot of a monkey sitting on her shoulders. "Thanks @mariamenounos78 for throwing such a fun birthday party!"

The cuddly capuchin was just one of the wild guests at Maria Menounos's Saturday luau-themed 35th birthday bash, which came nearly three months after Hough and Seacrest announced their split. The Extra host rang in the milestone year at her L.A. home with a menagerie of animals, including a snake and a parrot, the New York Daily News reported.

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Why Kanye Feels Weird About Kim's Baby Shower

Kanye West Feels 'Weird' Being the Only Guy at Kim Kardashian's Baby Shower

Originally posted 05/31/2013 03:40PM

With Kim Kardashian's baby's arrival almost a month away, the expectant starlet is gearing up for her baby shower this weekend.

The big question on Kim, 32, and her sisters' minds is whether or not Kourtney, 34, and Khloé, 28, should bring their significant others. The guys' attendance would be to accompany the mama-to-be's beau, Kanye West, who feels uncomfortable attending alone.

"I think Scott and Lamar might bring Kanye," Khloé told Ryan Seacrest Friday on his KIIS-FM morning show. "That might happen at the end. That's what we were all deciding. Kanye said he feels like it's weird for him to be the only guy. I'm like, it happens to all girls, so if all the guys come at the end, it's good."

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Watch Jennifer Hudson Perform with Candice Glover on Idol Finale (VIDEO)

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UpdatePosted 05/16/2013 10:45PM

Jennifer Hudson Returns to American Idol

Originally posted 05/16/2013 09:35PM

One of the biggest stars to grace the stage at the American Idol finale on Thursday night was the talent competition's own Jennifer Hudson.

The Oscar- and Grammy-winning performer – looking super slim in a black top and black jeans – took the stage to sing "Inseparable" with finalist Candice Glover.

Though Hudson, who was shockingly eliminated from the top seven of season 3, belted out high note after glorious high note, she let Candice, 23, have her a moment in the spotlight at the end of the song when she stood back and said, "Sing it, Candice."

And sing it she did! Candice held her own, hitting the final notes of the Natalie Cole song.

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