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NBA Player Suspended for Not Wanting to Play Basketball Anymore

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A desire to play professional basketball would seemingly be a very important part of a professional …

The Top 10 Breakthrough Actors Of 2013

2013 has been a great year for screen performances of all kinds, from veterans getting back in top form—Robert Redford, Tom Hanks, Oprah Winfrey—to rising stars showing us new depths of talent—Chiwetel Ejiofor, the whole wild cast of <i>American Hustle</i>. But today we want to celebrate the actors who …

Steve Carell Says You’re Messing Up The ‘That’s What She Said’ Joke

Steve Carell made a name for himself by repeatedly declaring “That’s what she said” as Michael Scott on <i>The Office</i>. When it comes to that joke, he’s …

5 Beauty Lessons We Learned This Year From Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington's 2013 in a nutshell: She rocked* Scandal*, announced she was married, got pregnant, became one of our Women of the Year, and wore a whole lot of fantastic hair and makeup looks. Here's what she taught us all in the beauty department over the past 12 months.<p>Lesson 3) If you want …

Yoko Ono: Art Would Be Dead Without Lady Gaga

Photo: Getty Images<p>2013 was a very good year for Yoko Ono. She was one of three acts to deliver two top 20 Billboard dance club singles—"Hold Me" (featuring Dave Audé) and "Walking on Thin Ice 2013"—a distinction she shares with only Avicii and Daft Punk; she <i>finally</i> buried the hatchet with Paul …

A Fight Broke Out Between Jon Stewart And The Cast Of "Anchorman 2"

Moral of the story: Don't touch other people's fruit plates.

20 Signs She Loves Beyoncé More Than You

<b>Lately folks like Wolf Blitzer,</b> Ann Curry, Guy Fieri, and your mom and your dad have been talking about Beyoncé. Like, nonstop. It's all: Beyoncé, this. And, Beyoncé that!<p>If you know how to use the Internet pretty well, then you're probably aware why the former Destiny's Child frontwoman has been …

Adele Beaming as She Receives Royal Honor

She has won Grammys, a Golden Globe and an Oscar (the latter two for her James Bond song “Skyfall”). But Thursday, Adele added a singularly British …

2013’s Most Mind-Blowing Selfies

Beyoncé’s Pixie Cut<p>Beyoncé was insanely prolific on Tumblr this year (and she worked hard in the recording studio, too), posting thousands of photos …

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J.K. Rowling to produce Harry Potter stage play

The play will reportedly open within two years in London's West End.<p>Harry Potter is the boy who lived — in books, on screen and, soon, on stage.<p>J.K. Rowling will produce a play based on the boy wizard's life before heading to Hogwarts, according to the Associated Press.<p>In a statement released …

Go Easy on Justin Bieber, Usher Says

R&B singer Usher – who was 15 when he released his debut, <i>Usher</i>, in 1994 –defended Justin Bieber‘s erratic behavior of late in an interview with The …

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Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Surprise Staff at Chicago Pizza Place

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West gave the staff at a Chicago pizza restaurant a special holiday treat with all the toppings Thursday.<p>A day after West’s …

J.K. Rowling to bring Harry Potter to London stage - TODAY.com

Ian Gavan / Today<p>Author J.K. Rowling plans to produce a London play based on Harry Potter's life before attending Hogwarts.<p>The Boy Who Lived will appear again — this time on stage.<p>J.K. Rowling will produce a play based on Harry Potter’s life before he headed to the Hogwarts, the school where he …

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Kelly Rowland's Small Wedding Will Be Just Her, Her Fiancé And A Pastor

The recently engaged Kelly Rowland wants to keep her wedding to Tim Witherspoon incredibly small. In fact, she doesn't want to invite any guests, at all.<p>"I think we just really want it to be us and our pastor. That's it," she told People magazine. "I mean, we are the only two that's going to be in …

Kris Jenner: Bruce Jenner and I Are 'Such Good Friends'

It’s no secret that Khloé Kardashian is going through a difficult time since filing for divorce from Lamar Odom. But her mother, Kris Jenner, says …

Beyoncé Kisses Madonna's Daughter During Her Mrs. Carter Show

The Queen of Pop and Queen Bey are clearly in alliance.<p>Madonna treated her Instagram followers to two special snapshots of Beyoncé‘s <i>Mrs. Carter</i> show …

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Meet Skeleton Crew, the Band That Beat Beyoncé on Star Search and Inspired “***Flawless”

In 1993, when she was 12 years old, Beyoncé Knowles took the <i>Star Search</i> stage with five other girls as part of the act Girls Tyme and performed a …

The First Full Trailer For Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' Is Here!

Warner released the first full trailer for <i>Transcendence</i> just a few minutes ago. (Dropping a trailer this late on a Friday before Christmas? <i>*shakes fist*</i> WARNER!) We’ve already seen the teasers narrated by Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman, the latter of which we used as an excuse to make a <i>Shawshank</i> …

New Michael Jackson Documentary: Katherine Jackson & His Kids Remember the King of Pop

Michael Jackson’s family is trying to release a new documentary about the late singer, and they want his fans to get in on the action.<p>The late …

Kristin Cavallari Talks 'The Hills' Being Fake

Huge fan of all that drama on "The Hills"? Well, it couldn't have been any faker -- just ask Kristin Cavallari.<p>"I had fake relationships, fake fights. I don't care anymore, I can tell you. At this point, it's been so many years," the star of the MTV reality series said on "Bethenny" on Thursday …

The 5 best Saturday Night Live skits of 2013

Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake host this week. To crack this list, they have their work cut out for them<p>Jimmy Fallon is hosting <i>Saturday Night Live</i> this weekend with musical guest Justin Timberlake, and I expect that the winter finale of <i>SNL’s</i> 39th season will feature at least two or three of the …

Watch 12-Year-Old Beyoncé in the Performance That Inspired ‘***Flawless’

In “***Flawless,” a new song off of her freshly released self-titled album, Beyoncé opens with an audio clip from the time she appeared on the …

Beyoncé’s lesson? Even superstars need to master the art of the sell

With albums bombing left and right, Beyoncé went all drone warfare at year's end: The R&B diva's digital release of a self-titled collection of 14 songs and videos came right out of the blue. According to Apple, 828,773 copies of the electro-souled <i>Beyoncé</i> sold worldwide in its first three days, …

Beyoncé Explains The Birth Of 'Yoncé' And Breaking 'The Fourth Wall'

By now, fans of Beyoncé have spent hours with the singer's recently released fifth studio album. The self-titled "visual album" sold over 1 million copies in the first five full days after its release. On Saturday afternoon, Beyoncé screened the corresponding videos at New York's School of Visual …

Kanye West Discusses 'Anti-Semitic' Comment, Calls It 'Ignorant Compliment'

Back in November, Kanye West made the statement "Black people don't have the same level of connections as Jewish people," during a radio interview, drawing a number of anti-semitic accusations. A few days ago (Dec. 18), West stopped by Chicago's B96 station and addressed his comment, calling it an …

Beyoncé Surprises Walmart Shoppers with Holiday Gift Cards

Going to Walmart has never been more exciting.<p>Tewksbury, Mass., locals were in for a treat on Friday when they strolled their neighborhood spot, only …