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Let’s get this afternoon show ROCKIN!
Kristen Stewart says she and Robert Pattinson are "totally fine", and will have no problem promoting the final “Twilight” movie this fall.
Heidi Klum denies cheating on Seal with her bodyguard. She says, quote, "It was a unique choice of words . . . I'm used to it. Other people aren't. When we were together, I never looked at another man."
“People magazine is reporting that Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively got married this weekend. Florence and the Machinesupposedly played three songs at the reception.
Lindsay Lohan isn't worth as much money as people think she is, and she'd like President Obama to do something about it. After Obama talked about cutting taxes for struggling Americans at the convention last week, Lindsay Tweeted, quote, "We also need to cut them for those that are listed on Forbes as 'millionaires' if they are not, you must consider that as well."
A 40-year-old man with a big heart hanging from his neck and a pair of scissors in his back pocket was arrested Saturday morning after climbing a fence at Miley Cyrus' Los Angeles home. Miley wasn't there at the time. The guy told police he and Miley were MARRIED. He was arrested for trespassing and burglary.
Al Pacino reportedly wants to play Joe Paterno in a movie that's currently in the works.
The box office had its worst weekend in a decade. Both of the new releases bombed. Bradley Cooper's “The Words” came in third place with $5 million, and “The Cold Light of Day” didn't even crack the Top 10. “The Possession” remained on top.
A bunch of “X Factor” promo videos hit the Internet over the weekend . . . including one where Demi Lovato spits mints into Simon Cowell's hand.
Football season officially started Wednesday, and depending on how big a fan you are, that might make it easier to meet someone, or more difficult. So we've got four tips on what to do, based on how much you love football . . . or hate it.
#1.) If You're a Guy Who Hates Football. You're in luck, since a lot of women SAY they think watching football is a boring waste of time. So just mentioning that you'd rather spend your weekends doing something else is a big plus.
The best place to meet someone: On Sunday afternoon, when other guys are glued to the TV, hit a farmer's market, a bookstore, or anywhere that'll have a decent amount of women hanging around.
#2.) If You're a Guy Who Loves Football. Face it: Unless you have season tickets, your exposure to football is from watching television. So you may love the sport, but really, what you do all weekend is watch TV.
The best place to meet someone: It isn't crazy to find a woman who loves football, but you've got to look in the right places. You MIGHT be able to find an available female fan at a sports bar. Good luck with that.
But you're better off scanning an online forum for your team, which often list game-watching parties. Or head to the game itself with a wingman, and tailgate in the parking lot beforehand.
#3.) If You're a Woman Who Hates Football. There's a difference between HATING football . . . and just thinking it's boring or confusing. If you actually hate the sport, that's one thing. But if you learned the game, you might enjoy it more.
The best place to meet someone: Start by looking for men where football fans are scarce. Do things on Sunday afternoon when the game's on, like go to the gym, walk your dog, or hit up a trendy restaurant that you know won't be airing the game.
#4.) If You're a Woman Who Loves Football. We saved you for last because most men see a woman who loves football as a gift from the gods. It's an instant conversation starter and an easy way to a first date.
The best place to meet someone: Find the best sports bar in your area and head there wearing your team's jersey. You'll be a rare commodity and should have your pick of the single dudes.
A website called LoveFilm.com has determined that "Airplane!" is the Funniest Film Ever . . . because it has the MOST LAUGHS PER MINUTE.
Seriously . . . these guys actually calculated the laughs per minute of a bunch of comedies. Obviously, that's subjective in itself.
Not everyone's going to be amused by LESLIE NIELSEN saying, "I am serious . . . and don't call me Shirley", after all.
Here are the 10 Funniest Films Ever, along with their laugh-per-minute ratios . . .
#1.) "Airplane!", 3 laughs per minute.
#2.) "The Hangover", 2.4 laughs per minute.
#3.) "The Naked Gun", 2.3 laughs per minute.
#4.) "Superbad", 1.9 laughs per minute.
#5.) "Borat", 1.7 laughs per minute.
#6.) "Anchorman", 1.6 laughs per minute.
#7.) "American Pie", 1.5 laughs per minute.
#8.) "Bridesmaids", 1.4 laughs per minute.
#9.) "Shaun of the Dead", 1.3 laughs per minute.
#10.) "Monty Python's Life of Brian", 1.2 laughs per minute.
One Direction were the big winners last night at the "MTV Video Music Awards", taking home three trophies including Best New Artist. Other winners included Rihanna who won Video of the Year for “We Found Love”. Nicki Minaj won Best Female Video for “Starships”. Chris Brown won Best Male Video for “Turn Up the Music”.
Amy Poehler and Will Arnett have separated after nine years of marriage. Sources say the split was amicable. Amy and Will have two sons, ages 2 and 3.
Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose announced at the “VMAs” last night that they're expecting. Amber is about three months along.
At Jay-z's Made in America music festival in Philadelphia last weekend, Beyonce had words with Kim Kardashian. See, Ron Howard was there filming a documentary about Jay, and Kim kept trying to get his attention because she wants to be in one of his movies. So Beyonce took Kim aside and told her to back off, because it was Jay's day. Kim ran and complained to her mother.
The DMV has taken Amanda Bynes'license away, after she was charged earlier this week with two counts of hit-and-run.
The “National Enquirer” says Queen Elizabeth is so fed up with Prince Harry's antics that she wants a DNA test to prove he's really part of the royal family. There's always been a rumor that she's the illegitimate result of Princess Diana's affair with British cavalry officer James Hewitt
If your money is on Taylor Swift's song “We Are Never Getting Back Together” being about Jake Gyllenhaal, you may be a winner. A source told "US Weekly" it's definitely about him, and there are some clues in the lyrics.
Kelsey Grammer is reportedly giving his ex-wife Camillea settlement worth $30 million. That's HALF of his wealth. Sources say she's getting so much because Kelsey was in financial RUIN when they married in 1997 . . . and she helped get things under control.
I LOVE smartphones but I hate how some people use them. Here is a list of the biggest pet peeves that people have about using their cell phone.
10. Driving and not paying attention
9. Trendy cell phone ring tones
8. The people who continue to use thier phone even though they were told not to! Think movie theatres, hospitals, etc.
7. Letting it ring
6. Taking every single call
5. People who talk loudly on cell phones and worse people who yell into the phone when the other person is on speaker!
4. People who keep saying "are you there, can you hear me?"
3. Super loud ringers.
2. People who go through the checkout line talking on the cell phone.
1. The person who texts one line at a time instead of sending a longer text message!
The VMA's are on tonight on MTV at 8 p.m. and I am getting ready by watching my five favorite performances! Can't wait to see if one tonight makes next year's list!
Outkast "Phototype"/"They Way You Move"/"GhettoMusick/"Hey Ya!"
Justin Timberlake "My Love" and "SexyBack"
Run DMC and Aerosmith "Walk This Way"
Eminem "The Real Slim Shady" and "The Way I Am"
Britney Spears "I am a Slave 4 You"
Snookishows off her baby Lorenzo in this week's issue of "People"magazine. You can see the picture on my blog at mymixfm.com
When Bradley Cooper is opening up saying that he was 29 years old, he decided to give up drugs and alcohol, because he realized he was ruining his life. Especially after he purposely bashed his head on concrete TWICE during a party, just to prove how tough he was.
NBC has added an extra episode of "The Voice" for next week . . . so that it can go directly up against the season premiere on "X Factor". Simon Cowell isn't happy. He called it a "cynical, cold-hearted, unprofessional way of doing business" and a "dirty trick."
Kellie Pickler shaved her head completely bald to support a childhood friend with breast cancer. To bring more awareness to the cause, they recorded it and it aired on "Good Morning America”
Usher has gone vegan and now he wants Justin Beiber to follow his diet plan! Usher has been visiting several vegan spots in NYC, and he wants his protegé to join the fun too.
The heavy hand of the law has FINALLY caught up with Amanda Bynes. The actress has reportedly been charged with TWO counts of hit-and-run, stemming from separate incidents over the past few months in which she drove into various cars and took off before having to be held accountable! If convicted she will have to spend a year in jail.
I LOVE animals but especially cats! So imagine my excitement when I found a 24/7 LIVE stream of KITTENS! Guess I am not going to work today!!
Even if you love your job and everyone who works there there is probably ONE person that annoys you. Find that person on the US News list and then read their solution on how to deal with them!
1. The interrupter. Whenever you’re talking with a coworker, this person finds a way to butt in. She answers your questions to other people, and you can’t have a private conversation without her ending up in it.
The solution: There’s only one way to make it stop, and that’s to address it head-on. The next time this happens, say something like, “Actually, I really wanted to get Jane’s input on this. Would you give us a minute?” If she doesn’t back off, say it again: “Thanks. Actually, I really want to talk to Jane about it.” Say it nicely, but be firm.
2. The know-it-all. This person has an opinion on everything and loves to tell you how to do your job better.
The solution: Let it roll right off your back. The more you ignore this person and don’t let him get to you, the better. When he offers an unsolicited opinion, say, “Thanks, I'll think about that.” And if you find yourself getting frustrated, comfort yourself with the knowledge that this person is widely considered obnoxious; you're definitely not the only one annoyed.
3. The slacker. You’re working away and she’s playing on Facebook or planning her wedding. Every day. It’s obvious to you and your other co-workers that she’s not pulling her weight, but for some reason your boss doesn’t do anything about it.
The solution: Try to ignore it. Sure, it’s possible your boss is letting her get away with it, but it’s also possible your boss is addressing it behind the scenes; you probably wouldn’t know about it if that was the case. Either way, the answer for you is the same: If it’s not affecting your work, it's really not your business. If it does affect your ability to do your job (because you have to take on her work, or you're dependent on her work in order to do your own job), then raise it with your boss from that perspective, keeping the focus on how it affects your productivity.
4. The grump. The grump exudes negativity. Suggestions, new practices, the new guy down the hall—he hates them all and he makes sure people know it.
The solution: Have a sense of humor. Try to see this person as your own office Eeyore. If that doesn’t help, remember that this person is miserable. Happy people don’t behave that way, and remembering that might make dealing with him somewhat easier.
5. The speakerphone lover. For some reason, this co-worker always plays back her voicemail messages on speakerphone ... or worse, has whole conversations on speakerphone, with an utter disregard for how annoying it is to those around her.
The solution: Just be straightforward. Say something like, “Hey Meredith, would you mind taking your phone off speaker? It makes it hard to concentrate.”
6. The blabbermouth. The blabbermouth goes on and on and on. She’s especially talented at roping you into long conversations that never end when you’re on deadline or trying to make a phone call.
The solution: Be assertive, and don’t let the blabbermouth have so much power over how you spend your time. Speak up! Say, “Sorry, but I'm on deadline and I've got to finish something up.” If she still keeps going, be even more direct: “I need to stop talking and get back to work.”
In fact, with most types of annoying co-workers, the solution is simply to be straightforward and assertive. Not angry, not hostile, just direct—but that's something that can make people anxious, so it's important to know that it's really okay to speak up for yourself in a matter-of-fact, professional way. And if that fails, just be glad these people aren’t in your family.
Robert Pattinson's older sisters Lizzy and Victoria do not forgive Kristen Stewart for breaking their brother's heart. In fact, they've told Rob they'll "kill him if he gets back" with her.
Sources say Michael Clarke Duncan died because he went five full minutes without oxygen before his girlfriend Omarosa could revive him after his heart attack on July 13th. He simply suffered too much damage in that time to recover from. Meanwhile, Omarosa said that her and Michael were secretly engaged.
Elton John and Madonna may have buried that hatchet after running into each other at a restaurant in France. A witness says, quote, "They were laughing and smiling. They even hugged each other."
Jessica Simpson is opening up about how hard it is to lose her baby weight. Jessica admits she didn't try to control her weight when she was pregnant because she wanted to enjoy herself. And while her body is "not bouncing back like a supermodel," she's been losing weight steadily since she hooked up with Weight Watchers.
CBS has picked up that “Beverly Hills Cop” TV show about the son of Eddie Murphy's character Axel Foley. Eddie is going to be on the show as Axel, but he won't appear in every episode
There is a rumor that the love between Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds is fizzling. It seems that Blake want's to get married and that Ryan has no desire to get married after a failed engagement to Alanis Morissette and a failed marriage to Scarlett Johnasson.
There has been another nude scandal for the royal family . . . 91-year-old Prince Philip accidentally flashed the crowd when he wore a kilt to the Highland Games in Scotland over the weekend.
Adele showed off her baby bump during a London outing with boyfriend Simon Konecki. But one thing she did NOT show off was a wedding ring . . . which may or may not squelch the rumors that they're secretly married.
According to a survey by a British website called Siteopia, only one in five people call their partner by their actual name all the time. The rest have 'pet names' for each other.
One in six men refer to their wife as "the boss" . . . and one in 14 call her "the ball and chain." One in 10 guys say their friends found out their wife's pet name for THEM . . . either by her accidentally using it in public, or by friends reading their texts.
Anyway, here are the 10 pet names that women hate most:
#2.) Sweet cheeks.
#4.) Baby doll.
#5.) Baby girl.
#8.) Baby cakes.
#9.) Sexy pants.