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Kanye West’s elaborate birthday surprise for wife Kim Kardashian’s birthday

Kanye West went all out for Kim Kardashian’s birthday. (Reuters) Kanye West is celebrating his wife’s birthday a little early. The 41-year-old rapper didn’t hold back when it came to wishing Kim Kardashian a happy birthday. On Saturday, the day before she turns 38, he decked out their home with gorgeous floating flower arrangements, and treated her to a private concert by a talented pianist. “@KimKardashian You’re stunning,” West wrote alongside a video of the extravagant gesture on Twitter. “I will keep trying to make things that can express how beautiful you are inside and out and how much I love you and our family.” Kardashian posted another video on her Twitter, writing, “The most beautiful birthday flowers in the world!!!!! I have the sw...

Actress Selma Blair, 46, reveals MS diagnosis: ‘I am disabled’

Selma Blair on Saturday revealed her MS diagnosis and the struggles she faces. (Associated Press) Selma Blair on Saturday said she was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and opened up about how the disease has “disabled” her. The “Legally Blonde” actress shared in an Instagram post that she was diagnosed with the disease of the central nervous system Aug. 16, though she said she may have exhibited symptoms for years. “I am disabled,” the 46-year-old wrote. “I drop things. My memory is foggy. And my left side is asking for directions from a broken gps.” Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body, according to the National MS Society. Common symptoms include fatigue,...

Powerball numbers drawn for $470M jackpot

A Powerball ticket rests on a counter in a store in New York City, Feb. 22, 2017.  The numbers have been drawn for Saturday’s estimated $470 million Powerball jackpot. The winning numbers are 16, 54, 57, 62 and 69, with the Powerball number 23, according to the official Powerball website. There were no immediate reports of any winning tickets being sold. Saturday’s drawing followed a Mega Millions drawing Friday for a massive jackpot that neared $1 billion. Because no Mega Millions winners emerged, the next scheduled drawing on Tuesday was projected to be worth a record $1.6 billion. Based on sales projections, 75 percent of the 302 million possible combinations will be chosen for Tuesday’s drawing, up from 59.1 percent for Friday’s, said Carole Gentry, spokeswoman for Maryland...

Keith Urban gives private hospital concert to sick fan

Keith Urban performs ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ during Nashville Candelight Vigil For Las Vegas at Ascend Amphitheater on October 2, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Getty Images) Keith Urban is doing what he can to bring a little light to one fan’s life. The 50-year-old country star recently paid a visit to Mercy Health St. Vincent Hospital in Toledo, Ohio, to meet Marissa English, a fan too ill to attend his Graffiti U tour stop. English was born with a variety of health conditions, including an inoperable cyst on her brain, severe scoliosis and cerebral palsy. She’s currently in hospice care, but has always been a huge fan of Urban. “She has memorabilia from a couple of the other concerts we’ve been to. She has a T-shirt that we put on a pillow that’s beside her ...

Katy Perry praises Taylor Swift for ‘setting a great example with political stance

Katy Perry, left, is speaking out about Taylor Swift’s public political endorsements.<br data-cke-eol=”1″> (Reuters) Taylor Swift — the pop star who notably has strayed from politics — shocked many fans and critics alike when she broke her silence earlier in the month, writing on Instagram that she’ll be voting for Tennessee Democrats in the midterm elections. Swift’s remarks caught the eye of friend-turned-foe Katy Perry, who was one of the first people to “like” the post, spurring rumors that the bad blood between Swift and Perry had finally subsided. “She’s setting a great example,” Perry told Variety on Thursday night at amfAR Gala Beverly Hills, California, where the “Roar” singer was honored with a Courage Award. Perry, who is no stranger to creating headlines...

Julia Louis-Dreyfus explains why she made her cancer diagnosis public

Julia Louis-Dreyfus joins the cast and showrunner of the television series Veep for a discussion at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Film Interactive Festival 2017 in Austin, Texas, U.S., March 13, 2017. (Reuters) Julia Louis-Dreyfus chose to reveal her breast cancer diagnosis before the media got involved. “Originally, I’ll be honest with you, something like this journey I’d been on, I normally wouldn’t share such a private thing publicly,” the actress told Entertainment Tonight. “I knew it would get out there because I knew we had to shut down production [on “Veep”] for a number of months in order to accommodate my situation.” “So then I thought, ‘Well, I’m just going to embrace this and attack it and try to do it with a sense of humor,” the comedian, 57, added. “I was really pleased ...

Leah Remini and Jada Pinkett Smith end their Scientology-inspired feud

Leah Remini and Jada Pinkett Smith have made amends after a very public feud last year. (Reuters) Actresses Leah Remini and Jada Pinkett Smith have buried the hatchet. The two stars who engaged in a public feud after Remini accused Smith of being a scientologist, have reportedly made amends. According to People, Smith sits down with the former “King of the Hill” star to talk about the incident that occurred last year on an upcoming episode of Smith’s Facebook show “Red Table Talk.” “What was really emotional about it was realizing that there was two broken little girls in us that were abandoned by their fathers and turned into fighters who clashed,” the “Gotham” actress told People of her feud with Remini. In a 2017 interview with the Daily Beast, Remini, who belonged to the church of scie...

Britney Spears makes Vegas return with new ‘Domination’ show residency

Britney Spears is returning to Las Vegas for another residency. The singer’s new show, called “Domination,” will be held at Park Theater at Park MGM starting in February of next year. The news was announced on Ellen Degeneres’ YouTube channel in a half-hour reveal from the hotel during which Spears emerged to greet fans and sign autographs. This past New Year’s, Spears wrapped a four-year run at Planet Hollywood’s Axis Theater. The show helped rebrand the city as a music destination as scores of tourists were able to take in hits like “Baby… One More Time,” “Toxic” and “Oops I did It Again” in an environment offering VIP services and top-notch stage production. As Caesars President of Entertainment Jason Gastwirth recently told Variety: “It takes a certain kind of artist, one with a wide-s...

‘RHOBH’ star Camille Grammer shows off beach body on Hawaiian vacation

Camille Grammer flaunts her sexy beach body while enjoying her Hawaiian get away. (2016 Gregg DeGuire) Fifty looks good on you, Camille Grammer. The “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star, who celebrated the milestone birthday last month, took to Instagram on Wednesday to show off her svelte figure. “Morning training Hawaiian style,” she captioned three photos of herself in a blue bikini. “Just finished a wonderful 2.8 mile paddle and swim. Took a few underwater pics of two eagle rays swimming beneath us.” Grammer was an original cast member of the Bravo franchise that premiered in 2010. After stepping away for a few seasons, she returned in 2017. Off-camera she suffered from endometrial cancer in 2013 and skin cancer four years later, right before she was set to start filming again. Now ...

Kristen Bell voices concern about message ‘Snow White’ sends to daughters

Kristen Bell, the voice of Anna in Disney’s hit animated film “Frozen,” revealed in an interview published Wednesday her concerns about the message “Snow White” sends to her two daughters. Bell told Parents magazine that she asks her daughters, “Don’t you think that it’s weird that the prince kisses Snow White without her permission? Because you cannot kiss someone if they’re sleeping!” she said. The 38-year-old actress appeared to worry about the message of consent, particularly what it means for her young girls Lincoln, 5, and Delta, 3. Bell, who reads to her daughters every night, also expressed concerns about the part when Snow White eats an apple from the witch — a stranger. “Everytime we close Snow White I look a...

Sexy celeb suffers shocking elimination on ‘DWTS’

SPOILER ALERT “Dancing with the Stars” has had its share of shocking eliminations–most notably the ouster of Cheetah Girls singer Sabrina Bryan in season 5. But Monday night’s show served up just as big a surprise as sexy, high scoring hip-hop singer Tinashe was unexpectedly sent packing. She and partner Brandon Armstrong had consistently delivered polished routines during their four weeks on season 27 and were considered strong contenders for the mirror ball trophy, but got the bad news at the end of the night that their “DWTS” journey was over. Monday’s theme was “trios,” in which all the stars had to dance with their regular partner plus another celebrity, and Tinashe and Armstrong danced the tango with para-snowboarder and season 18...

Mrs. America contestants accuse pageant CEO of racial bias

The four contestants in this year’s Mrs. America pageant are calling for an apology from the pageant’s owner over accusations he used racial slurs and stereotypes in a conversation, pose for photos, in New York, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. They are, from left: Mrs. Delaware America Kimberly Phillips, Mrs. New Jersey America Crissy Timpson, attorney Gloria Allred, Mrs. Missouri Brandy Palacios, and Mrs. Ohio America Jeri Ward. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Four contestants in this year’s Mrs. America pageant on Monday called for the pageant’s CEO to apologize over accusations he used racial slurs and stereotypes in a conversation at a contest-related event. The four women, three African-American and one white, spoke at a news conference in Manhattan with lawyer Gloria Allred, a...