After years of speculation about her sexuality, Ellen Page has come out as a lesbian today.
Speaking at a Human Rights Campaign event, the 26-year-old actress began her speech (seen after the jump!) congratulating the organization - which aims to fight for LGBTQ equality - and then as she increasingly came to tears, she revealed, "I’m here today because I am gay, and because maybe I can make a difference."
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If you didn't want to wait in line for hours to see Shia LaBeouf's art installation (or if you just live nowhere near Los Angeles), now is your chance to see what everyone's been talking about - even when Shia isn't.
An interviewer at Screen Junkies went into the exhibit armed with a video camera (check out the full video after the jump!) and immediately asked Shia to take the paper bag off of his head. When the Nymphomaniac star didn't respond, the interviewer removed the bag himself and was in shock that it was the actor himself and not someone he, say, hired off of Craigslist. The 27-year-old actor remained seated and continued to stare forward with a melancholic look as the interviewer tried to get a response from him by showing him a clip of his younger self in Even Stevens; berated him about Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull; and then tried word association.
Perhaps when you're an entertainment reporter, you ought to Google the celebrity - as a precaution! - you're about to interview - before you make a mistake like KTLA anchor Sam Rubin did with Samuel L. Jackson.
Jackson appeared on the news show to promote his film Robocop when Rubin asked him about his Super Bowl commercial. The Avengers star quickly realized that Rubin mixed him up with The Matrix actor Laurence Fishburne - who did a Kia car commercial for the Super Bowl - and was even quicker to chastise RubIn: "What Super Bowl commercial? You're as crazy as the people on Twitter. I'm not Laurence Fishburne!"
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Lamar Odom reportedly insists he was drunk when he made a topless rap video.
The basketball player - whose four-year marriage to Khloe Kardashian has been rocked by allegations he cheated on her and has been battling an addiction to crack cocaine - has told friends that the clip, which showed him in a Los Angeles bathroom with friend Jamie Sanouthai, slurring his words in a song which referenced being unfaithful and smoking drugs, was shot after he had consumed too much alcohol.
According to TMZ, he also told pals there were no drugs involved and it was just a one-off incident as he is now clean and determined to resurrect his sporting career.
Lamar recently confirmed he is in negotiations to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers and is believed to have met with head coach Doc Rivers and Clippers GM Gary Sacks earlier this month.The road to Lamar's NBA comeback has not been without struggle. The 14-year veteran, who previously played for the Clippers during the 2012-2013 season, was arrested for DUI (Driving Under the Influence) on August 30 and later pleaded not guilty. At the time of Lamar's arrest, 29-year-old Khloe and the rest of the Kardashian family had been urging him to seek treatment. The couple have since been attending counseling sessions and are "using it as a forum to talk through all of their issues."
TV personality Brooke Burke-Charvet, one of the hosts from Dancing with the Stars, has revealed that she has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. The 41 year-old mother of four took to YouTube (video shown above) to tell to her fans about how she discovered that she has cancer and the upcoming surgery she will undergo to treat it.
Knowing that she'll soon have a large scar across her neck after the surgery, the former model decided to be proactive about let her fans know what's going on with her firsthand: "I don't get to just walk around and pretend like nothing happened or not follow up or not share it, because it's going to be pretty much dead center. I don't want anybody to read about it and get the wrong idea, or think that I'm sick, because I'm not."
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Justin Timberlake is "deeply sorry" to anyone who felt offended by a "joke" wedding video for his and Jessica Biel's nuptials. The 31-year-old singer-and-actor has slammed the "distasteful" clip, which appears to mock homeless people, and while he insists the footage was not actually shown at the couple's wedding in Italy last Friday, he says the person responsible, who is thought to be his close friend Justin Huchel, will be made to do "at least 100 hours of community service."
The "unsavory" tape starts by saying, "Greetings from your Hollywood friends who just couldn't make it," and cuts to several homeless people, transsexuals and street musicians wishing them well with apologies for missing the big day.
In an excerpt from an apologetic letter posted on his website, Justin wrote:
We can’t all be future Queens, but we can all look like one thanks to Shala Moradi. She’s the director of design at New York’s Faviana, an evening wear company that started working on the pattern for a replica of the royal wedding dress on the Friday before the wedding. After working all weekend, they came up with a copycat royal wedding gown that would make any would-be princess turn pea-green with envy.
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Paris Hilton and boyfriend Cy Waits were assaulted on their way to the court house on Wednesday. Paris was expected in the Superior Court building to testify against an alleged home intruder. As the couple made their way through paparrazzi, a man identified as James Rainford threw water at Waits and lunged for his neck. E! has a video of the entire event.
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During a recent appearance on Justice with Judge Jeanine (it’s on Fox News), Sarah Palin said that she agrees with Donald Trump and supports his birther investigation. You can hear her comments in the video above.
Trump has publicly attacked President Barack Obama, demanding to see his birth certificate, because evidently he watched a lot of Fox News during the 2008 election. Sarah Palin, whose party lost the election, was quick to take his side. She appreciates “that the Donald wants to spend his resources on something that so interests him and so many Americans.”
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Even Glee’s stars have to drive to work -- at least, they do in this hilarious clip from Will Ferrell’s Funny or Die. Jane Lynch and Matthew Morrison are going to work together (in the latter’s 2003 Beetle), and all is well until somebody breaks out into song. Watch the video above to see the two hash it out.
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