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May 21, 2013 | By Scott Collins
Groping in the grotto isn't the only thing the Playboy Mansion is good for. Magazine publisher Hugh Hefner passes out awards there, too. On Wednesday, Norman Lear will get his turn. The 1970s sitcom legend - the man behind "All in the Family," "The Jeffersons" and more - will get a Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the annual Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Awards. In addition to his TV producing work, the 90-year-old Lear became a liberal activist, founding People for the American Way in 1981.
April 15, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Hugh Jackman was accosted by a razor-toting Bakersfield woman Saturday morning at a New York City gym. The woman, 47-year-old Katherine Thurston, reportedly ran into Jackman outside his gym and said, "We're going to get married, right?" before making her way inside, shouting that she loved him and taking an electric razor out of a bag, according to the New York Post . After losing hold of the razor and being told to leave, she fled and was arrested several blocks away. She was then charged with stalking, police told CNN . The razor reportedly fell out of her hands after a trainer from the gym stepped between Thurston and Jackman.
March 14, 2013 | By Carolyn Kellogg
Join us for a live video chat with Hugh Howey , author of the sensational dystopia "Wool. " First self-published as an e-book -- as a single short story, even -- "Wool" gained its own momentum and is now a 528-page print book published this month by Simon & Schuster. Yes, Howey wrote a little bit more after the initial short story was finished. "Wool" is a dystopia in which a community lives in a 100-story tube, connected by a narrow spiral staircase at its center.
February 18, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Hugh Grant has daddy fever: The actor has welcomed a baby boy with his girlfriend and was tweeting about a boy quite a bit over the weekend. "In answer to some journos. Am thrilled my daughter now has a brother. Adore them both to an uncool degree. They have a fab mum," the "Cloud Atlas" actor tweeted Saturday, making sure that everyone was aware of his fickle relationship with the press .  "And to be crystal clear. I am the Daddy," Grant wrote . "Thanks for v kind messages.
February 14, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
You know the Hugh Jackman rumor: The married, muscled actor is supposedly gay, according to - well, according to your friend who has a friend who is certain he's gay. Jackman sang a different tune to the Hollywood Reporter in an article published Wednesday that goes into detail about the actor's life, weight, work, friends and more. It also mentions the gay rumors. Turns out the person most upset by the rumors is Jackman's wife of 16 years, Deborra-Lee Furness. "Just recently, it bugs her," he told the mag, explaining that she uses the Internet more than he does.
January 28, 2013 | By Houston Mitchell
Matt Hughes, a two-time UFC welterweight champion, announced his retirement from competition and has joined the organization's front office as vice president of athlete development. “Hughes will be an invaluable resource for UFC athletes,” said Lawrence Epstein, the UFC's chief operating officer. “Leveraging the background and expertise he gained over a Hall of Fame career, Hughes will be dedicated to providing guidance on a wide range of issues athletes face inside and outside of the octagon.
January 13, 2013 | By John Horn
In an evening with some mild surprises, two favorites won the top actor honors at the Golden Globes: Daniel Day-Lewis for "Lincoln" and Hugh Jackman for "Les Miserables. " For playing the 16th president of the United States, Day-Lewis won for best actor in a drama. Clips from the movie were introduced earlier by former President Bill Clinton. "Are you sure there's room for another ex-president on this stage?" the actor said in accepting the prize from the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.
January 12, 2013 | By Chris Lee, Los Angeles Times
For the last two decades, Allen Hughes' primary renown has been based on joint credit. He and his identical twin, Albert, are known around Hollywood as the Hughes brothers, the hydra-headed filmmaking duo responsible for such breakthroughs as the blistering 1993 gangsta drama "Menace II Society" and the Denzel Washington-starring post-apocalyptic thriller "The Book of Eli" in 2010. Ask Hughes what compelled him to dissolve their enduring creative partnership to strike out on his own this year, however, and the director is likely to start talking about the Beatles.
January 2, 2013 | By Susan Denley
A lot happened while we were ringing in the new year over the last few days. On Saturday, Kanye West announced during a concert that he and Kim Kardashian are expecting a child, and she later blogged of her joy. No marriage is pending, however, because she is still finalizing her divorce from Kris Humphries. [People] On New Year's Eve, the happy couple appeared together at a party in Las Vegas and Kim showed off her new little baby bump in a form-fitting, peekaboo, black lace Julien Macdonald evening gown.
January 2, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris made it to the vows this time around, getting married on New Year's Eve in a small ceremony at the Playboy Mansion. Hef, 86, announced the news via Twitter on Monday, saying, "Crystal & I married on New Year's Eve in the Mansion with Keith as my Best Man. Love that girl!" Keith Hefner, 83, is Hugh's younger brother.  The Playboy founder followed up on Tuesday, tweeting, "Happy New Year from Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Hefner!" with an accompanying picture of him in his trademark pajamas with the bride, 26, still in her pink mermaid-style gown.  The couple were wed in front of a simple floral arch at the mansion.
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