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Ellen DeGeneres to host 2014 Oscars

It will be the second time comedian Ellen DeGeneres has hosted the Academy Awards.
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Ellen DeGeneres onstage at the 39th Annual People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on January 9, 2013. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
“She is beloved everywhere and we expect that the audience at the Dolby Theatre, and in homes around the globe, will be as excited by this news as we are," producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron said in a statement.
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Actors Evan Rachel Wood gives birth to baby boy with Jamie Bell

Wood, 25, who married Bell, 27, last October has pleaded with her Twitter followers not to retweet any paparazzi photos of her baby.
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Evan Rachel Wood arrives at the LACMA ART + FILM GALA at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on October 27, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Patrick T. Fallon/AFP/Getty Images)
Wood, 25, who married Bell, 27, last October has pleaded with her Twitter followers not to retweet any paparazzi photos of her baby.
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JJ Cale, Grammy-winning songwriter of Clapton, Skynyrd hits, dies at 74

Cale was the musician behind hits like 'Cocaine', 'After Midnight' and 'Call me the Breeze'.
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Musician and songwriter JJ Cale has died at the age 74. (JJ Cale/Facebook)
Eric Clapton once told Vanity Fair that Cale was the living person he most admired.
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Rock's bad boy Mick Jagger turns 70, with friends and fans paying tribute (VIDEO)

Mick Jagger celebrates his 70th birthday on Friday, July 26, and the best wishes, tributes and recollections are rolling in.
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Ronnie Wood, Charlie Watts, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones performs live on stage during day two of British Summer Time Hyde Park presented by Barclaycard at Hyde Park on July 6, 2013 in London, England. (Simone Joyner/AFP/Getty Images)
Mick Jagger celebrates his 70th birthday on Friday, July 26, and the best wishes, tributes and recollections are rolling in.
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Royal couple whisk baby George Alexander Louis out of London to stay with the inlaws (VIDEO)

After a quick visit from Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge whisked the newly named George Alexander Louis to the in-laws' place outside of London, the BBC reported.
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No baby photos 'ere: A road sign leading to the Duchess of Cambridge's hometown of Bucklebury, on July 23, 2013 in Bucklebury, England. (Warrick Page/AFP/Getty Images)
After a quick visit from Grandma, a.k.a. Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge whisked the newly named George Alexander Louis to the in-laws' place outside of London, the BBC reported Thursday.
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Jason Sudeikis confirms he's "definitely done" with Saturday Night Live (VIDEO)

Fred Armisen, Bill Heder, Seth Myers... now Jason Sudeikis has joined the list of ex-Saturday Night Live stars.
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Jason Sudeikis on stage during Spike TV's Guys Choice 2013 at Sony Pictures Studios on June 8, 2013 in Culver City, California. (KEVIN WINTER/AFP/Getty Images)
Dust off your headshots. SNL will have a lot of shoes to fill for the upcoming season.
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Prince George brings fame, pending fortune to northern Canadian city

The city was named for King George III, or Mad King George if you know your history or Hollywood, so people there are happy with a new namesake.
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Will and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, depart The Lindo Wing with Prince George at St Mary's Hospital on July 23, 2013, in London, England. (Ben A. Pruchnie/AFP/Getty Images)

You know his first name, but — quickly — what’s the royal baby’s last name?

OK, it’s a trick question, because he has three choices: Wales, Cambridge or Mountbatten-Windsor.

His father, Prince William, and Uncle Harry use "Wales" on their uniforms during military service. The other options come from his ancestors and grandparents.

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Idris Elba in Mandela movie already generating Oscar buzz (VIDEO)

First full trailer released with London-born actor Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela in new film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom."
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From left, London-born actor Idris Elba plays Nelson Mandela, here in a 1961 archive photo, in the new movie "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom." The movie debuts on Nov. 29. (AFP/Getty Images)

Actor Idris Elba promises that his movie, “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” isn’t an action-hero adaptation of the great South African leader’s life.

Yet, if you watch the trailer released for Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday this week, you would be forgiven for thinking the anti-apartheid champion was more Danny Glover in “Lethal Weapon.”

The two-minute, 30-second trailer is full of ominous, pounding music with more than one explosion and numerous gunshots.

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Emmy 2013: Netflix's 'House of Cards' scores a victory for online streaming

Netflix's 'House of Cards' scores a victory for online streaming. 'American Horror Story', 'Game of Thrones' and '30 Rock' swept the drama and comedy categories.
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Actors Neil Patrick Harris and Aaron Paul join Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Chairman & CEO Bruce Rosenblum to announce the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations at the Television Academy's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre on July 18, 2013 in North Hollywood, California. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/AFP/Getty Images)
Watch out, TV. Online streaming services are coming for your Emmys.
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"Glee" star Cory Monteith died of heroin and alcohol overdose

The British Columbia Coroner's Service said that "Glee" star Cory Monteith, 31, whose body was found in a Vancouver hotel room on Saturday, died of a heroin and alcohol overdose.
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"Glee" star Cory Monteith was found dead in a Vancouver, Canada, hotel room Saturday, police said. He was 31. (KEVIN WINTER/AFP/Getty Images)
He recently voluntarily checked himself into a treatment center for an unspecified substance addiction.
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