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September 17, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
As if we need another reason to love Sandra Bullock. "The Heat" star is Vogue magazine's October 2013 cover girl just before the release of her highly anticipated lost-in-space thriller "Gravity," co-starring George Clooney and helmed by Spanish director Alfonso Cuaron. She calls Cuaron's groundbreaking film - his first in seven years - "a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" and her performance is already generating Oscar buzz . Bullock has been in the spotlight since the 1990s and writer Jason Gay harps on her relatability in the piece, her 40 films and $3.5 billion in accumulated global box office.
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June 11, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Lauren Conrad has kept a low TV profile since she ended her reality TV days of MTV's "Laguna Beach" and its spinoff "The Hills. " And she's not itching to get back in that spotlight. "I only ever got to tell half my story," Conrad told Marie Claire, which she covers in the July 2013 issue. "People are very quick to judge these days, especially behind the anonymity of a screen name. It's very easy to say, 'I hate her, I hate what she wore, she seems mean.' But you're only seeing a small fraction of her life.
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September 20, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Jay Z and Beyonce can flaunt all they want -- the husband and wife have been named Forbes' highest-earning celebrity couple for the second year in a row. The music moguls, who married in 2008, locked in an estimated $95 million in earnings in the past year, the mag said .  The magazine compiled the list by talking to managers, agents, producers and other "in-the-know folks" to get the estimates between June 2012 and June 2013. However, the earnings do not take into account taxes, agents fees and other celebrity-releated expenses.
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April 14, 2014 | By Nardine Saad
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.
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March 5, 2014 | By Nardine Saad
The final shoe has yet to drop for "Sex and the City's" Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda, according to the franchise's star, Sarah Jessica Parker. But that doesn't necessarily mean a third "Sex and the City" film based on the HBO comedy is already being cobbled together. In an appearance Wednesday appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," the 48-year-old actress confronted the notion of another iteration of the sartorially charged series about the sexual exploits and relationships of four well-heeled New York women.
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December 30, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Basketball star Dwyane Wade is a three-time father, according to several reports, but the newest child's mother is not his fiancee, actress Gabrielle Union. The Miami Heat champ, 31, recently welcomed a baby boy with an unnamed woman, Gossip Cop reports , and allegedly fathered the love child while he and Union were "on a break. " Wade had reportedly known the woman "for many years," a source told "Entertainment Tonight," which first reported the news. PHOTOS: The Hollywood baby boom Union, 41, of "Being Mary Jane," reportedly knew about the child before Wade proposed, the site said.
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May 23, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
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.
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June 17, 1999 | WILLIAM KISSEL
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.
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June 7, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Eva Longoria may have ended her marriage with Tony Parker, but that doesn't mean she's ended her relationship with the San Antonio Spurs. Now an innocuous tweet from the "Desperate Housewives" alum has her followers questioning their current relationship while gossip mills rehash their tumultuous split. It even got a reaction from ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale. "Go Spurs Go! I say Spurs in 5!!!!" the actress and longtime Spurs fan tweeted following the team's win and Parker's 21-point scoring game Thursday night during Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat.
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September 10, 1999 | From Associated Press
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.
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