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Colbert visits Late Show

Stephen Colbert says on a visit to the late-night show he'll take over next year he's obviously "thrilled" to be succeeding David Letterman.

The Comedy Central host told Letterman on CBS' "Late Show" on Tuesday he's going to do whatever Letterman has done. Letterman urges against it, saying, "You don't want to do that."

Letterman greeted Colbert warmly and offered an endorsement, saying CBS "could have just as easily hired another boob" like him.

Letterman is retiring next year. The "Late Show" released a 90-second clip of Colbert's appearance, taped for broadcast Tuesday night.

The Canadian Press


Uma Thurman calls off engagement again

Uma Thurman and Arpad Busson have split up again.

The 'Nymphomaniac' star got engaged to French billionaire 'Arki,' with whom she has 21-month-old daughter Luna, for the second time in 2011 after calling off their first engagement in 2009, but they recently ended their romance for good.

A source told "It's true."

The 43-year-old actress first sparked rumors she was single again after attending the Room to Grow Spring Gala in New York City alone and without her engagement ring.

An insider told the UK's Mail on Sunday newspaper: "Uma and Arki were due to attend a gala together on April 8, but Uma showed up without her engagement ring or her fiance. Arki was scheduled to attend and it seemed clear there was only one reason why he didn't show - because he and Uma are no longer an item."

The blonde beauty, who also has a daughter, Mia, 15, and son, Levon, 12, with her ex-husband, Ethan Hawke, recently admitted that she is happier than she has been in years.

She said: "I'm happier now than I've been in many, many years. I'm trying to live as peaceful a personal life as possible. I guess I'm less jaded now than I've ever been, definitely less than when I was younger."

Arpad also has two sons, Flynn, 16, and Cy, 11, with supermodel Elle Macpherson.

Drew Barrymore welcomes baby girl

Drew Barrymore has given birth to her second child.

The 39-year-old actress, who already has a 19-month-old daughter Olive, welcomed another baby girl, called Frankie Barrymore Kopelman, into the world with her husband, Will Kopelman, 36, in Los Angeles on Tuesday (04.22.14).

In a statement to, the couple said: "Happy to announce that today we are the proud parents of our second daughter, Frankie Barrymore Kopelman. Olive has a new little sister, and everyone is healthy and happy!"

Drew - who confirmed she was expecting another daughter in December - celebrated the impending arrival of her baby at a star-studded baby shower with friends, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Cameron Diaz and Reese Witherspoon less than two weeks ago.

The 'Charlie's Angels' star recently revealed her second pregnancy has been much smoother.

She explained: "It is easier because when you're first pregnant you're just terrified of every single thing that's happening, so this time you're busy, you're focusing on the kid, the time goes a little bit faster ... not a lot faster, but it helps."


Lorde postpones Australian tour

Lorde has postponed her tour of Australia due to illness.

The New Zealand singer, real name Ella Yelich-O'Connor, was set to kick off the run of gigs in Melbourne on Thursday (24.04.14), followed by concerts in Adelaide, Perth, Sydney, Newcastle and Brisbane, but has had to pull the plug after falling ill.

In a statement via their Facebook page, tour promoter Frontier Touring said: ''Under doctor's advice, Ella Yelich-O'Connor will return to New Zealand for immediate rest and recuperation in order to regain complete health and continue touring for the rest of the year.''

The 17-year-old star also revealed her disappointment following the announcement and it is not known what illness she is battling.

She said: ''It breaks my heart to have to postpone these shows as the band and I absolutely love playing to Australian crowds, and it was not a decision we made lightly.

''I know I need to focus on getting better in order to perform at my best. We'll be with you as soon as we can, Aussies.''

According to Frontier, rescheduled dates are being worked on for Lorde's Australian tour and will be announced as soon as possible.

The promoter is encouraging fans to hold on to tickets until new dates are announced.

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Courtney Cox can't reunite Friends cast

Courtney Cox insists it is impossible to reunite the 'Friends' cast.

The 49-year-old actress - who shot to fame playing Monica Geller in the hit sit-com - is adamant a reunion program would never happen because she finds it difficult to even get former co-stars Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer together for social gatherings.

She said: "Let me tell you something: there's six friends and I've been trying to put together a cast dinner for 10 years. It doesn't happen! I can get the girls to come, maybe Matthew Perry. Matt LeBlanc canceled last time right at the last minute, Schwimmer lives here [in New York City], so it's just not gonna happen."

The 'Cougar Town' actress gets tired of being asked about a possible reunion because her answers always get her into "trouble".

Asked by talk show host David Letterman if she is tired of the questions, she said: "Only because once you say, 'Well, I'd like it,' then they have to contact every other cast member and be like, 'Courteney's into it!' And then I get in trouble. It's not going to happen."

And the brunette star doesn't think there is much scope for a reunion story if the cast agreed to return to the programme, which ended in 2004 after 10 years.

She said: "We did the whole show on a soundstage in Monica's apartment. So what are you gonna do?"

Skate Canada tix on sale Fri.

Tickets for the 2014 Skate Canada International will go on sale this Friday, April 25 at 10 a.m.

The event is scheduled for Prospera Place Oct. 31 to Nov 2.

All-Event tickets cost $135-$185, plus applicable surcharges and can be purchased online at Select Your Tickets, by phone at 250-762-5050 or in person at the Prospera Place Box Office. Single event tickets will be available in the fall of 2014, based on availability.

“This event will feature many of our top Canadian athletes in head-to-head competition with the best international skaters in men’s, ladies, pair and ice dance,” said Mark Halliday, Chief Marketing Officer, Skate Canada.

“Fans will have the opportunity to see current Olympic and world medalists, as well as many young athletes who will be challenging for the podium four years from now at the next Olympic Winter Games in 2018.”

The list of competitors for the event will be announced in late June, when all six of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating® event assignments are determined. 

Skate Canada International is the second competition in the annual series. The other events take place in the United States (Skate America), China (Cup of China), France (Trophée Eric Bompard), Russia (Rostelecom Cup) and Japan (NHK Trophy).

Skaters are awarded points based on their placements in the series' events. The top-six men and ladies and the top-six pair and ice dance teams qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final® to be held in Barcelona, Spain from Dec 11 to 14.

Lindsay Lohan is dating married man

Lindsay Lohan is dating a married man.

The 27-year-old actress, who recently suffered a miscarriage, opened up about her secret relationship while allegedly under the influence of vodka and Ecstasy at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 11.

Speaking about her mystery boyfriend, she reportedly told KODE Magazine: "Oh this guy I'm seeing sent me a jet because he wants to see me...but he's married with kids."

The publication chronicled the 'Mean Girl' star's trip to the first weekend of the annual festival in Indio, California and the reporter, identified only as The Kurator, claimed that the troubled starlet, who previously admitted she had slipped up and had "a glass of wine" since leaving rehab for the sixth time last summer, was openly drinking and using drugs throughout the weekend.

He wrote: "The last time I saw Lindsay would be as she made her way into the second day of the Coachella festival with a vodka filled Evian bottle in hand and accompanied by her sister Ali, and brothers Cody and Michael."

But he said Lindsay dismissed speculation she is an addict and said: "I'm not an alcoholic."

The actress revealed on the series finale of her OWN docu-series, 'Lindsay,' on Sunday night (04.20.14), that she had suffered a miscarriage while filming the show.

She admitted the loss was the reason she took a couple of weeks off from filming and said: "No one knows this, and we can finish after this, I had a miscarriage for the two weeks that I took off."

After a long pause, the flame-haired beauty added: "It's a very long story," and failed to offer any other details.

Sarah Michelle Gellar struggles with motherhood and career

Sarah Michelle Gellar admits she often struggles to balance motherhood with her career.

The 'Crazy Ones' star, who has daughter Charlotte, four, and son Rocky, 18 months, with husband Freddy Prince Jr., finds it hard jugging her family life with her job but she wants to inspire his children to work hard.

She said: ''Look, it's hard work. We're usually on set by 6am and we try to wrap between 5 and 6 in the evening. I haven't been home to put my kids to bed in two nights.''

Asked how she has the energy to juggle everything, she said: ''I think every working mother would say the same thing - you find it. That's what we do. I have a job, and I think it's important to have balance. I hope to instil those values in my kids; nothing was given to us, and everything that we have is because Mommy and Daddy worked very hard for it.''

Meanwhile, the blonde beauty manages to avoid slaving in the kitchen for hours to prepare a meal for her family as her husband does all the cooking for her.

She said previously: ''I have my husband who is so incredibly hands-on. Thank God he can cook or I would probably never eat.

''We try to make [everything] a family thing, so we'll go to the farmer's market and Charlotte can pick out a piece of fish. And she and Freddie will go to the grill and she pretends to light her little grill.''

Julia Roberts opens up about half-sister's death

Julia Roberts is still trying to come to terms with her half-sister's death.

The 'August: Osage County' star has broken her silence for the first time since her sibling, Nancy Motes, died from an apparent drug overdose in February, and revealed she is seeking comfort in meditation.

The 46-year-old actress told WSJ. Magazine, in a tearful interview conducted just weeks after the former production assistant was found dead: "It's just heartbreak. It's only been 20 days. There aren't words to explain what any of us have been through in these last 20 days. It's hour by hour some days, but you just keep looking ahead."

She added: "You don't want anything bad to happen to anyone, but there are so many tragic, painful, inexplicable things in the world. But [as with] any situation of challenge and despair, we must find a way, as a family. It's so hard to formulate a sentence about it outside the weepy huddle of my family."

The brunette beauty also admitted that she is doing everything she can to cope with the loss.

She said: "Meditation or chanting or any of those things can be so joyous and also very quieting. We share and just say, 'This is a way I comfort myself.' "

It has previously been claimed that Nancy - who had a "complex" relationship with her famous sibling - had left a "ranting" note prior to her death allegedly claiming the actress' fame had driven her to suicide.

Meanwhile, Julia also claimed that she doesn't consider herself to be a celebrity.

She said: "I don't consider myself a celebrity, [at least not] how it is fostered in our culture today. I don't know if I'm old and slow, but there seems to be a frenzy to it."

Richard Gere is dating Padma Lakshmi

Richard Gere is dating Padma Lakshmi.

The 64-year-old actor, who split from his wife Carey Lowell, 52, in September after 11 years of marriage, recently began romancing the 'Top Chef' host.

A source told the New York Post's Page Six: "They have been quietly spending some time together. It is all very new and recent, and happened while he has been filming in New York."

Another insider told "It started very recently and quietly. It's very new. I wouldn't even go as far as calling them a couple. They are dating. It's the first time Padma has dated anyone since Teddy [Forstmann], and it's something she's been approaching very, very delicately. They're just getting to know each other. They're just having fun."

Richard, who has a son Homer, 14, with Carey, is currently filming 'Time Out of Mind' in the city, a drama about a man who enters a shelter when he runs out of housing options and tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter.

Former model Padma, 43, was previously married to author Salman Rushdie for three years until 200,7 and dated billionaire Teddy Forstmann until he died of brain cancer in 2011 at the age of 71.

The presenter has a three-year-old daughter, Krishna Thea Lakshmi-Dell, with Adam Dell, the venture capitalist brother of computer maker Michael Dell.

Richard and Carey never officially confirmed they were separating but were said to have been living apart for some time before their split.

The 'Pretty Woman' actor was also previously married to Cindy Crawford for four years until 1995.

Olivia Wilde loves being pregnant

Olivia Wilde enjoys having "a secret little friendship" with her unborn son.

The 'Drinking Buddies' actress is expecting her first child on May 4 with her fiance, Jason Sudeikis, and loves showing off her baby bump because pregnancy has made her feel like "a goddess."

The 30-year-old star told the May issue of Lucky magazine: "He's moving around in there and no one else can tell - it's a little secret friendship."

Olivia initially thought she would try to hide her changing shape.

She explained: "I just thought, Oh I'm going to hide this forever. But I ended up getting kind of excited to show the bump, as a badge of pride. Like, I'm a woman! Look at me making a human! I am a goddess!"

The brunette beauty's attitude has also changed and she feels more connected to other mothers.

She said: "Pregnancy does shed away all of the bulls**t. It gives you more empathy because you look at everyone and you think, You were a baby!"

She added: "Pregnancy brings you into this sort of commune - you feel connected to women in a way that you never have."

Meanwhile, the actress wasn't upset about turning 30 last month.

She said: "Your twenties are about hustling: getting into the workforce, making a name for yourself, supporting yourself, learning as much as possible.

"It feels like this wonderful plateau, a vantage point where you can look and say, okay, now that I've seen all this stuff, I know which way I'd actually like to continue and what really isn't true to me. That's what's happened over the last two or three years."

All-star comedy at Casino

Train Wreck Comedy All-Stars
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Friday April 25th - 8:30pm

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Vancouver, BC

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Rochester, NY

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Lindsay Lohan had miscarriage during her reality show

Lindsay Lohan had a miscarriage while filming for her reality TV show.

The troubled star made the devastating revelation in the last moments of the two-hour finale of 'Lindsay' on Sunday night (04.20.14), and admitted the loss was the reason she took a couple of weeks off from filming the program on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network.

Lindsay, who hit the headlines for delaying the production of the show when she took the break, said: "No one knows this, and we can finish after this, I had a miscarriage for the two weeks that I took off."

After a long pause, the flame-haired beauty added: "It's a very long story," and failed to offer any other details.

The 'Mean Girls' star admitted it was difficult to watch the series, which began four days after she left rehab last summer, especially as everyone was criticizing her for taking a break from filming.

She said: "That's why on the show when it says she doesn't want to come down, I couldn't move, I was sick. Mentally, that messes with you.

"Watching this series, I just know how I felt at that moment and I can relate to that girl, which sounds kind of crazy, but I'm like, 'Oh my god, this is really sad. Who's helping her?'

"There was a lot going on in my life then. I cried so many times watching it. Because I don't see it as me - it's strange. It's weird."

Lindsay, who has sought treatment for drug and alcohol abuse on six separate occasions, is now determined to stay sober and rebuild her movie career.

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