May 23, 2013 |
Eva Longoria is backing up her beauty with a whole lot of brain. The actress graduated with a master's degree Wednesday. Longoria, 38, took home a real degree (not an honorary one) in Chicano studies from Cal State Northridge, where she physically attended classes for three years, according to TMZ. " Big day today!!! Very excited to graduate for my master's degree in Chicano studies! You're never too old or too busy to continue your education!" the actress wrote on her Who Say site Wednesday, sharing loads of pics of her big day, posing with her family, cohorts and diploma.
April 14, 2014 |
Taylor Swift proved over the weekend that she's pretty darn committed to her superfans: The "Mine" singer reportedly stopped everything in order to fly to Ohio to make a surprise appearance at one lucky fan's bridal shower. Hey, if you invite them, they might come. Swift first met "superfan" Gena Gabrielle at numerous meet-and-greet events beginning in 2007 and the country crooner was invited to Gabrielle's bridal shower and wedding, E! News reported . Since the Grammy-winner couldn't make the wedding , she said she was sure to pop in on the bridal shower to fete the bride-to-be with gifts.
June 17, 1999 |
Ever spent time painting a room the perfect shade of peach or periwinkle only to have to deal with an unsightly brown extension cord winding its way through your home improvement masterpiece? The very idea pestered Michael Nostrant enough that a lightbulb went off in the Encino-based entrepreneur's head. "If you have to go out and get an extension cord, you have your choice of beige, white, cream, brown or black," notes Nostrant, president of SNS International, a home accessories distributor.
September 10, 1999 |
A World War II carrier that survived attacks from torpedoes, battleships, submarines and kamikazes was unable to avoid a salvage company Thursday, disappointing veterans who wanted the vessel spared. Sabe Marine Salvage bid $185,000 at auction for the aircraft carrier Cabot, derailing a nonprofit group's plans to convert the once mighty ship into a floating museum.
October 1, 2013 |
Country singer Kimberly Perry is engaged! The lead singer of the group the Band Perry is now betrothed to J.P. Arencibia, lead catcher for the Toronto Blue Jays, after he proposed to her Monday night, according to the Tennessean. Arencibia popped the question with an emerald cut diamond engagement ring in the neighborhood of 3 carats, designed by a friend in Chicago. Perry wasn't sure about its exact size. PHOTOS: 50 most beautiful female celebrities But it's the proposal that has everyone swooning.
August 7, 2013 |
When Julianne Hough arrived in Los Angeles at 18 after leaving her devout Mormon family behind in Utah, she quickly realized she was a novelty in Hollywood. “People were really curious about why I didn't drink,” she recalled, standing on a red carpet Tuesday evening promoting her new film, “Paradise.” “They were always asking if I was sober. I was like, 'No, I'm just Mormon.' It was kind of a shock for them, and they treated me like a little toy.” Hough, now 25, found herself reflecting on her upbringing as she prepared for “Paradise,” screenwriter Diablo Cody's directorial debut, which premieres on DirecTV on Friday.