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  • 'La Bamba' Star Elizabeth Pena Died from Alcohol Abuse

    Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    Elizabeth Pena -- who became famous playing Ritchie Valens' brother's baby mama in "La Bamba" -- died from complications from alcohol abuse, TMZ reports. According to the death certificate -- obtained by TMZ -- Pena suffered from cirrhosis of the liver "due to alcohol."  She had the...

  • Zoe Saldana Wants This Word To Disappear

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Zoe Saldana is all about voicing her thoughts, but there's one word the "Avatar" star says she's ready to retire. The first time mother-to-be visited The Queen Latifah Show on Tuesday to talk about her role in “The Book Of Life,” and discuss everything from equality to what it takes to be a...

  • Julie Bowen Sets The Record Straight About Abused Co-Star

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Julie Bowen wants to set the record straight about her young "Modern Family" co-star Sarah Hyland. Hyland made news in September after securing a restraining order against her abusive ex-boyfriend, Matthew Prokop. TMZ obtained documents that stated Hyland phoned Bowen in a panic, and Bowen...

  • Renee Zellweger Speaks Out: 'I'm Glad Folks Think I Look Different'

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Renee Zellweger is speaking out in light of the barrage of attention her new look has received after she stepped out at the 21st annual Elle Women In Hollywood Awards on Monday night. "I'm glad folks think I look different! I'm living a different, happy, more fulfilling life, and I'm...

  • Couple petition Disney for a Down Syndrome princess

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Disney princesses come from different races, even different species, if you count mermaids. But one California couple believes that heroes or heroines with special needs are underrepresented, and so they're petitioning Walt Disney Studios to create a Disney princess with Down Syndrome....

  • Julianne Moore and Ellen Page's Lesbian Drama Barred From Shooting at Catholic School

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    A Catholic boys' school finds itself the subject of unwanted scrutiny after refusing to let Freeheld — a film in which Julianne Moore and Ellen Page play a lesbian couple — shoot on its campus. As first reported by BuzzFeed, a location manager had picked out Salesian High School in New...

  • Renee Zellweger Is Now Completely Unrecognizable

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    It's safe to say Renee Zellweger's looking a little different these days, says etonline. The 45-year-old actress made an appearance at ELLE's 21st Annual Women In Hollywood Celebration in Beverly Hills, Calif. Monday night, and her nearly unrecognizable appearance is shocking to say the...

  • 5 Plot Holes You Never Noticed In 'Star Wars'

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    May the forced plots be with you. Unless you actually grew up in a galaxy far, far away, you know what the deal is with "Star Wars." George Lucas originally created three movies in the '70s and '80s, and then went back to make the first three episodes of the saga in the '90s and '00s. This...

  • Oscar de la Renta, Who Clothed Stars and Became One

    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Oscar de la Renta, the doyen of American fashion, whose career began in the 1950s in Franco’s Spain, sprawled across the better living rooms of Paris and New York, and who was the last survivor of that generation of bold, all-seeing tastemakers, died on Monday at his home in Kent, Conn. He was...

  • Director Francis Ford Coppola talks future of film at Oklahoma City Community College

    BY BRANDY MCDONNELL, Features Writer | Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Director Francis Ford Coppola talks future of film at Oklahoma City Community College.


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