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Jennifer Lopez faked split?

Jennifer Lopez allegedly faked her split from Casper Smart last year.

The 'Booty' hitmaker, who announced she and the 27-year-old choreographer had ended their relationship in June after three years of dating, was photographed kissing him in West Hollywood, Los Angeles on Wednesday (03.25.15), sparking rumours they orchestrated their break-up to create hype ahead of the release of her last movie, 'The Boy Next Door'.

The on-again, off-again couple were spotted locking lips while Jennifer was on a break from filming 'American Idol'.

A source close to the 45-year-old singer, who has seven-year-old twins Max and Emme with her ex-husband Marc Anthony, told gossip website TMZ.com that she only stopped seeing Casper for a couple of weeks last summer in a bid to ignite rumorus she was dating her co-star Ryan Guzman, 27.

The insider claims Casper believed he would also benefit from appearing to be single ahead of the release of his UFC fighter film 'Street'.

The duo have frequently been spotted together since they announced their split, but Casper recently insisted they were just "good friends."

He said: "We got a lot of ties. We're very close. We're friends. We're very good friends."





Kate Hudson's family ties

Kate Hudson will be "family" with Matt Bellamy for the rest of her life.

The pair - who called off their engagement in December after four years together - also own a wine company together and Kate has insisted nothing has changed in their business relationship since the split.

She said: "We're family for the rest of our lives, we have a beautiful baby and we love making wine. We'll continue doing it."

Kate - who has three-year-old Bingham with the Muse rocker - also spoke about the "unique" job she has as a winemaker.

She shared: "What's very different from making movies is that everything in wine is connected to nature. Your grapes can only be as good as your year.

"That is one of the things that makes it very special and incredibly unique. You are at the mercy of your crop, and I love that."

Meanwhile, the 35-year-old actress revealed she got the winemaking bug after being invited by her stepfather Kurt Russell to help harvest grapes in the Santa Rita Hills.

She told Wine Enthusiast magazine: "It was too much fun. It was something we enjoyed doing together, just a wonderful pastime and incredible creative experience."



Zac Efron styled by girlfriend

Zac Efron is styled by his girlfriend.

Sami Miró has revealed the pair regularly go on shopping sprees together where she picks out outfits for the '17 Again' star to wear.

She said: "So I think with Zac - we shop together all the time, and I just naturally like to pick out clothes - our styles have mixed together.

"I definitely do borrow some cool shirts and jackets of his, too, so it works out really well. We kind of coordinate in a way."

The model also admitted she finds it "different" dating the Hollywood hunk and has changed how she uses social media, particularly Instagram, now the pair are an item.

She told ELLE.com: "I've never spoken about us before, but, um, it's definitely different. I think that you have to take that [kind of attention] with a grain of salt... It kind of just comes with the territory, and I know there's no really changing that, so you have to just embrace it...

"I'm not trying to hide anything in my life. If I was dating someone who wasn't in the limelight, I might have more photos on [Instagram] of our relationship, but I do think it's important. I mean, it's what is going on in my life, and I think that my social media can still represent that."



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Kris Jenner's worry for son

Kris Jenner thinks Rob Kardashian is "emotionally unstable".

The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star has reportedly banned her 28-year-old son from appearing on the reality show because of his mental state.

A source shared: "Kris doesn't want Rob on the show when he is emotionally unstable."

Up until recently, Rob has been hiding away from the spotlight but a post on his Instagram account - where he compared his sister Kim Kardashian West to 'Gone Girl's psychotic Amy Dunne - ensured he was back in the headlines, with those close to him worried about his "unhealthy mental state".

They said: "The attitude has always been that when Rob gets his act together, starts working out and loses weight, everything will be good and he will be happy.

"But behind the weight gain is this very unhealthy mental state that he keeps struggling with."

Another insider has claimed the sock designer has "retreated" more after becoming increasingly "depressed".

They added to PEOPLE magazine: "He has retreated more. He's sad, he's bitter, he's single. He is very depressed and has been [for a while]."



Spears heads back to school

Britney Spears is taking math lessons.

The 'Toxic' hitmaker is taking pre-algebra classes so she is able to help her eldest son Sean, nine, with his homework.

She said: "They go to a really hard school, and this week we had three hours of homework [a night].

"Some of it is hard for me. Next year when [Preston's] in fifth grade, he's going to be doing pre-algebra, and I'm taking classes so I know how to do it!"

The 33-year-old star - who also has eight-year-old Jayden with her ex-husband Kevin Federline - has revealed she operates a reward system at home for her two boys.

She shared: "If they get so many A's, they get one toy a month.

"Preston just asked for a high allowance like $10 a week or $20 a week - but we'll see."

Meanwhile, Britney - who has been dating producer Charlie Ebersol for six months - has admitted she would like to have more children "in the future".

She told PEOPLE magazine: "I would like to have one more. I am very satisfied with my two boys but maybe in the future."

When asked if she'd like to have a baby girl, she added: "I would love a mini-me. That would be fun!"



Sims welcomes baby girl

Molly Sims has given birth to a baby girl.

The 'Yes Man' star has announced she and husband Scott Stuber have welcomed their second child, Scarlett May.

Writing on her website, the 41-year-old actress captioned a picture of the little tot with the words: "We welcome Scarlett May Stuber into our family. Our hearts are bigger with you here."

Meanwhile, Molly - who also has two-year-old Brooks - previously revealed she had given herself gastritis after eating too many citrus fruits, which had caused some "really painful" side effects.

She said: "With my first pregnancy it was apples, but this time around I've had so many mandarin oranges and grapefruits to the point where I got gastritis. It's really painful, but I can't stop! Normally I don't even drink OJ, but this morning I drank it straight from the jug. It's so weird."

And in order to stay in shape, the blonde beauty has been doing lots of exercise to keep her weight gain during the pregnancy to a minimum.

She explained: "I did a lot less cardio and a lot more Pilates. I still did Tracy Anderson and spinning, but I took it much easier.

"My body just didn't feel like I needed it, especially in the middle months, and I didn't want to push it as hard. Some days you have energy, and some days you feel like you've been hit by a bus. It's so important to really listen to what your body is telling you and go with it."



Harris 'still chasing' Swift

Calvin Harris is "still chasing" Taylor Swift.

The 'Feel So Close' hitmaker is reportedly desperate to date the 25-year-old singer but she is playing hard to get.

A source shared: "Yes, there is a spark there, but she's not an easy sell these days. She's giving it time and seeing what kind of guy he really is.

"She likes him, but she's not just going to jump into anything with him. She makes guys work for it because she wants to make sure that it's the right thing for her. At this point, he's still chasing her."

The 31-year-old DJ - who previously dated Rita Ora - and the 'Blank Space' hitmaker sparked rumours they were an item when they were supposedly seen holding hands at last month's BRIT Awards.

And not only is Calvin interested in a romantic relationship with Taylor, he is believed to want to collaborate with her on some music.

Another insider added previously to HollywoodLife.com: "Calvin doesn't just want to date Taylor. He's desperate to make sweet music with her. With his beats and her pop melodies, Calvin thinks they could produce a number of big hits together, and he's always been a big fan of Taylor's work.

"At the BRITs they discussed the possibility of exploring that, as well making sure they meet up in the US in between his regular DJ residency at Hakkasan in Las Vegas. It could be the start of a beautiful relationship professionally and personally, both are very talented artists and it would be a dream for their record labels if they teamed up."



Madonna difficult for Ellen

Madonna's "obnoxious" entourage made the atmosphere on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' "really awkward".

The 'Living For Love' singer recently appeared on the daytime talk show every day for a week and made things tough for the production staff on the program, thanks to her diva demands and large team of assistants.

A source said: "Everyone that works there is really glad that it's finally over.

"It was incredibly hard to deal with one full week of Madonna.

"Madonna's posse that she brought along with her for 'Madonna Week' was larger than any entourage that has ever come on the show before. They were so obnoxious that it just made for a really awkward time on set.

"Because she was there for an entire week, she needed her own set of trailers, which had to be equipped with certain types of health foods that were rather expensive.

"She also demanded that the studio pay for her personal make-up and hair people because she would not use the ones that are provided by the show."

And the 56-year-old star even insisted on approving the content of the program throughout the week.

The source added to RadarOnline.com: "Madonna also required that she approve all of the footage that was shot.

"She also had to change the script to her liking and this is something that was never allowed for anyone that comes on."

And Madonna's demands even frustrated the 57-year-old presenter, but she advised her staff to go along with her guest's difficult ways for the sake of the show.

The source said: "As much as the ratings soared for the show, even Ellen was quite over it by the end.

"Ellen is such a control freak. To have to surrender control to someone who wants to call the shots in every situation was incredibly hard for her.

"Ellen and everyone on staff had to, literally, bite their tongues on numerous occasions throughout the week.

"Madonna felt like everyone should bow down to her because she is Madonna, and the staff was told to just suck it up for the time being because it will pass.

"Ellen is just really glad that it all went over without any major drama and has thanked her staff for being so cooperative."



Harry Styles cries during gig

Harry Styles burst into tears during One Direction's first official gig without Zayn Malik.

The 21-year-old singer was captured crying on video while he and remaining bandmates Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne were performing in Jakarta, Indonesia on Wednesday night (03.25.15), just hours after Zayn confirmed he was leaving the group after five years.

The British heartthrob made no attempt to hide his pain as he wandered around the stage in a black T-shirt wiping his eyes with the back of his hand.

Louis, 23, was also photographed with tears in his eyes during the emotional concert.

The group are in Asia as part of their 'On the Road Again' world tour, which is set to continue until October.

Zayn announced he had quit the boy band to lead a "normal" life out of the spotlight.

In a statement, he said: "My life with One Direction has been more than I could ever have imagined. But, after five years, I feel like it is now the right time for me to leave the band. I'd like to apologize to the fans if I've let anyone down, but I have to do what feels right in my heart. I am leaving because I want to be a normal 22 year old who is able to relax and have some private time out of the spotlight. I know I have four friends for life in Louis, Liam, Harry and Niall. I know they will continue to be the best band in the world."



Hilary Duff lied about her age

Hilary Duff used to lie about her age "all the time" to get into nightclubs.

The 27-year-old actress admits she started doing "super naughty" things at an early age with the help of her older sister Haylie Duff's identity card, but claims she always got recognized.

The 'All About You' hitmaker said: "I used to lie about to my age to get into clubs and stuff. Yeah, but I think they would all know how old I was anyway. I was pretty well-known by the time I was trying to get into clubs, and they would just let me in anyway.

"It wasn't hard for me to get in. I knew most of the people -- I'm not trying to sound like a brat or anything! I had an older sister too, so she learned the ropes for me and then I got to just sneak in. Super naughty! Naughty, naughty. A fake ID would never work for me because they'd be like, 'We know who you are.' I think I had my sister's old ID."

The 'Younger' star has no regrets about growing up in the spotlight but thinks she would be an interior designer if she wasn't famous.

She told Time.com: "I really love interior design, so maybe something like that, but I can't really imagine that being a 9-5 job. I love to cook. So maybe I could be some kind of sous chef somewhere. I don't know!"



Jon Hamm is much happier

Jon Hamm is "much happier" after receiving treatment for alcohol addiction.

The 'Mad Men' star, who recently checked out of the Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Connecticut after spending 30 days at the rehab facility, reportedly "seemed sad" before he decided to seek help.

A source close to the 44-year-old actor told E! News: "People around him have known for a while about his problem with alcohol. In the last few years, he has seemed sad. He's doing well now and appears to be much happier."

John's longtime girlfriend Jennifer Westfeldt, 45, helps "keep him in line" and is believed to have urged him to seek treatment.

Another insider told PEOPLE.com: "He needs [Jennifer]. He has to have that [stability] in his life."

Jon previously admitted he battled depression after his father died when he was 20.

Speaking in 2010, he said: "I was ... unmoored by that. I struggled with chronic depression. I was in bad shape.

"I did do therapy and antidepressants for a brief period, which helped me. Which is what therapy does: It gives you another perspective when you are so lost in your own spiral. It helps. And honestly? Antidepressants help!"



Addams Family at KAS

There goes the neighborhood!  “They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re altogether ooky!” Proudly sponsored by The View Winery - the Broadway musical sensation The Addams Family is on stage at the Kelowna Actors Studio April 8 to 25, 2015.

Randy Leslie and Lyndsey Wong star in this musical comedy that brings the beloved and bizarre first family to life, complete with show-stopping musical numbers, elaborate sets and costumes. Bloomberg News called The Addams Family, “Uproarious! A glitzy-gloomy musical entirely worthy of the macabre drawings by Charles Addams.”

From the creators of the Jersey Boys’ Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice and Drama Desk Award-winning composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa, the frightfully delightful world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and Lurch come to spectacular life. In this new story, based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams, the magnificent family is put to the test when outsiders come to dinner, hurling them into a night that will permanently change their lives.

After recently performing Jean Valjean in the smash hit Les Miserables and Albin/Zaza in La Cages Aux Folles, award winning artistic managing director, Randy Leslie returns to the Kelowna Actors Studio stage to play Gomez. Morticia will be played by Lyndsey Wong who portrayed Madame Thenardier in Les Miserables, Marta in Stephen Sondheim’s Company, and as numerous roles in Shrek-The Musical.

Tickets for The Addams Family are on sale now at the NEW Orchard Park Shopping Centre location, next to Rogers Wireless and across the hall from Cinnzeo. Performances are Wednesday through Sunday with show only or dinner theatre tickets available.

Click here to buy tickets online now!
 



Bradley Cooper to direct

Bradley Cooper is set to make his directorial debut on a remake of 'A Star is Born'.

The 40-year-old actor is in line to step behind the camera for the first time to re-imagine the story which has already been brought to life on the big screen on three previous occasions.

According to Variety, Cooper is currently in talks with Warner Bros. to direct the proposed project and if he accepts the offer to helm the film, he will also produce it through his 22 Green company along with Jon Peters, Billy Gerber and Basil Iwanyk.

It is believed that the latest remake will be based on William Wellman's original 1937 film which starred Janet Gaynor and Fredric March, and focused on a fading movie star who helps a young aspiring actress make it to the big time.

The film won two Oscars, including Best Writing for Wellman and Robert Carson.

Clint Eastwood - who directed Cooper in the Academy Award nominated 'American Sniper - had been planning his own re-telling of 'A Star is Born' with Beyoncé in a lead role.

The project almost got off the ground in 2011 but it was derailed when the singer-and-actress got pregnant with her daughter Blue Ivy, meaning Eastwood turned his attention to 'Jersey Boys'.

The 1954 musical version of 'A Star is Born' - which earned six Oscar nominations - featured Judy Garland and James Mason, while the 1976 rock musical reimagining starred Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson.



Miles Teller's student debts

Miles Teller doesn't see the point in paying off his student loans.

The 'Whiplash' star, who graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University in 2009, still plans to gradually pay back his tuition fees despite his huge success in Hollywood.

The 28-year-old actor explained: "My business manager says the interest is so low, there's no sense in paying them off.

"I can, if I want to have that badge of accomplishment, but until then I still very much have my NYU loans."

But Miles admits he doesn't remember much about his studies.

He said: "I couldn't tell you a single thing I learned in college. You're into it at the time and then when you leave, you kind of forget it."

The 'Insurgent' actor will star in three more movies this year and also recently signed up to appear in 'The Fantastic Four 2'.

But the heartthrob insists he is still very picky when it comes to selecting roles.

He told Vulture.com: "I never pick anything based on, oh, this is what's out there. I don't work for the sake of working. Everything that comes my way has been thought out in terms of what it's doing.

"The difference between the small movies and the big movies is just comfortability. When you do a smaller movie, you relinquish any vanity because all the money has to go into making the film. You sit around a bit more in the big films, but the preparation is the same."





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