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Archive: August, 2013

'Real Housewives of NJ' stars Teresa and Joe Giudice back in court, plead not guilty

Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 8:39 AM
From federal court to a book signing. For New Jersey "Housewife" Teresa Giudice, it's all in a day's work. Giudice and her husband, stars of Bravo's popular reality series "Real Housewives of New Jersey," pleaded not guilty to fraud charges before a federal judge in Newark, N.J. on Wednesday afternoon... Read more

Al Jazeera America hires its second Philly face

Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 11:37 AM
Al Jazeera America has a jones for Philly-based journalists. Sarah Hoye, a multimedia journalist who formerly worked as a Philly-based CNN correspondent, was recently named the newest correspondent on Al Jazeera's "America Tonight," the station's flagship news magazine program. Hoye and new hire... Read more

Zooey Deschanel's Philly roots

Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 9:48 AM
Actress Zooey Deschanel traveled around the area to investigate her Lancaster County Quaker relatives' involvement in the abolitionist movement in TLC's "Who Do You Think You Are?" airing tonight at 9. With the help of Ancestry.com, Deschanel discovered that her great mom-mom Sarah Pownall was involved... Read more

Sisters Nightclub closes

Monday, August 12, 2013, 2:52 PM
Center City's sole, female-focused LGBT bar Sisters (1320 Chancellor St.) is closing its doors after 17 years, according to posts on Twitter and Facebook. Timaree Schmit, the club's chief communications officer and member of house dance team Sister Sirens, says she discovered the spot's plans to... Read more

George Lucas, wife welcome baby girl

Monday, August 12, 2013, 10:11 AM
Star Wars mogul George Lucas and his wife, Mellody Hobson, have welcomed a baby girl, reports the Huffington Post. The newborn, named Everest Hobson Lucas, was delivered via surrogate on Friday. Lucas is already the father to three adopted children. The couple wed in June. Everest is their first... Read more

Amanda Bynes' mother granted temporary conservatorship

Friday, August 9, 2013, 12:15 PM
Effective immediately: Amanda Bynes' mother has been granted a temporary conservatorship over her troubled daughter. Bynes, who was placed on an extended 30-day mental health hold ahead of the scheduled conservatorship hearing Friday, has been involuntarily held in a psychiatric hospital since July... Read more

Police: Leah Remini's missing person's report 'unfounded'

Friday, August 9, 2013, 8:38 AM
She has questions and wants answers. Actress Leah Remini, who last month left the Church of Scientology, filed a missing person's report with the Los Angeles Police Department on Wednesday. The report was filed for Shelly Miscavige, the wife of Scientology head David Miscavige, who longtime church... Read more

Adam Levine, Kelly Clarkson stop by CHOP

Thursday, August 8, 2013, 12:54 PM
It was a sweet surprise for a lucky group of kids at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia on Wednesday. Kelly Clarkson, Adam Levine and James Valentine stopped by CHOP's Seacrest Studios yesterday afternoon for a meet-and-greet with the hospital's young patients. The Idol winner and Maroon 5 were... Read more

Terrence Howard allegedly beat his ex-wife while on vacation: report

Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 11:34 AM
The relationship troubles keep coming for Lafayette Hill resident Terrence Howard. In a new report that surfaced Monday, the actor has been accused of beating his ex-wife, Michelle Ghent, badly during a recent trip to Costa Rica. TMZ reports Ghent accompanied Howard to the tropical haven, where the... Read more

Kerry Washington flashes wedding ring

Monday, August 5, 2013, 10:47 AM
The ever-chic Kerry Washington marked one of her first public appearances Sunday evening - since her super-secret wedding to former Eagle Nnamdi Asomugha earlier this summer - in a new accessory. Washington flaunted her sparkly wedding band at Disney/ABC's 2013 Summer TCA Party in Beverly HIlls, pairing... Read more
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