Posts by Lauren Schutte

  • Introducing … Yahoo Celebrity

    Yahoo Celebrity3 mths ago

    It's a new year, and we're debuting a new name.

    Yahoo is rebranding the omg! website Yahoo Celebrity — to better reflect those famous faces we're constantly covering! But don't worry, we're going to keep producing the same "OMG"-worthy content for all of you entertainment junkies out there.

    As for our partnership with "omg! Insider," well, that's still as strong as ever, but the CBS Television nightly entertainment news show is getting a name change as well and will now be called "The Insider."    The program will continue to offer up their unique take on the world of celebrity, which includes reporting on breaking news, exclusive interviews, and real-time updates on the social conversations occurring between entertainment fans everywhere. It will also feature new Yahoo-branded segments such as the Yahoo Celebrity Heat Meter and Yahoo Celebrity Social Snaps.   So get excited to continue receiving the latest star-studded headlines 24/7 featuring Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Beyoncé, Brangelina, and all of your favorite stars on Yahoo Celebrity!

     

     

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  • Beyonce Reveals She Went from 195 Pounds to 130 Post-Pregnancy: See the Slimdown in Photos!

    omg!3 mths ago

      Queen Bey's latest album has proven to be her most revealing in more ways than one!

    The singer not only released 17 music videos that frequently show her in various states of undress at the same time as her surprise "Beyonce" album, but in periodically posted snippets of her complimentary "Self-Titled" documentary, Beyonce, 32, has been exposing even more of herself to the public.

    In the fourth part, titled "Liberation," posted December 30, the "Partition" singer explained her motivation for the song's accompanying video, in which she dances in a series of skimpy outfits, including a thong.

    "I was very aware of the fact that I was showing my body," explains Jay Z's wife. "I was 195 pounds when I gave birth, I lost 65 pounds, I worked crazily to get my body back. I wanted to show my body," she said, referencing the January 7, 2012 birth of their daughter Blue Ivy.

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  • Robin Roberts Comes Out on Facebook

    omg!3 mths ago

    "Good Morning America's" Robin Roberts shared a very personal detail in her Facebook year-end post Sunday, December 29.

    The longtime ABC news anchor, 53, addressed her sexuality publicly for the first time, naming girlfriend Amber Laign in a reflective post on her Facebook page.

    " I am grateful for my entire family, my long time girlfriend, Amber, and friends as we prepare to celebrate a glorious new year together," she wrote, discussing the anniversary of her bone marrow transplant.

    One year ago Sunday, Roberts reached the 100 day mark following the risky procedure to treat myelodysplastic syndrome, a rare blood disorder (in 2007 she was diagonosed with breast cancer and after treatment went into remission). Her sister, who she also thanked in the post, was her donor.

    [Related: Robin Roberts Returns to 'Good Morning America']

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  • Kanye West and North Have Father-Daughter Lamborghinis!

    omg!3 mths ago

     

    Before she can walk, North West has already recieved her first set of wheels ... custom-made, obviously.

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's six-month-old tot added an extra-fancy gift to her ever-growing collection this Christmas in the form of a mini Lamborghini, an exactly replica of her daddy's all-black ride.

    "Like father like daughter," the 33-year-old reality star quipped while sharing the photo of the side-by-side big and small sports cars on her Instagram account.

    Here's hoping its speedometer was modified during the recreation!

    North has been having a quite a fancy first Christmas. The famous babe received high-fashion presents from designers Charlotte Olympia, Stella McCartney, Giuseppe Sanotti and even Hermes.

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  • Making Dying Wishes Come True: The 8 Top Celebrity Dream Makers of 2013

    omg!3 mths ago

    If a dream is a wish your heart makes, a dream come true must be a wish a pop star grants.  

    2013 was filled with plenty of breakups, selfies, drama and twerking in the lives of our favorite celebs, yes. But it was also a year bursting with great acts of kindness from many of the famous faces we've grown to know so well.  

    Here is our definitive list of the stars who took time to grant some pretty big wishes in 2013.

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  • How Sprint Snagged James Earl Jones for Those Amazeballs Commercials

    omg!3 mths ago

    Let's be honest, Sprint's "Everything's Important" campaign starring James Earl Jones and Malcolm McDowell are comedy times infinity plus another infinity.   After watching the legendary actors embody bros unsure about evening plans, giddy girls discussing cute boys, and an annoyed married couple, one reaction — after the laughter subsided —seemed to rise above the rest.   How did Sprint get Darth Vader (Jones) and Alex DeLarge (McDowell) to do that?!   To get the answer, omg! went straight to the source and asked the legendary Jones how a phone company got him onboard to perform such frivolity.    "I love doing commercials," the thespian, who just completed a run as Benedick in the London production of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing," tells omg!. "It's as simple as that. The work is very specific. All theater is about storytelling and the storytelling we do on a commercial is so, so specific and sometimes — as in the case of the Sprint commercials that we're doing — it's just a few words … and these two old guys, who aren't ashamed of making fools of themselves."   As for his now infamous utterings of "Hottie McHotterson," "totes adorbs," and the universal winner, "Totes McGotes," Jones, who insists he has no comedic chops, says he wasn't what you'd call an expert on the youthful slang.     "The majority of the words I had never heard before," confesses the actor.   And while he didn't veto any of the phrases presented to him, Jones admits he hasn't incorporated them into his vocab, either.   "[The explanations] would go in one ear and out the other. It didn't help to know [their meanings], it helped to know how to say it, that's all." He adds, "My main concern was, 'Am I gonna insult the young people who speak like that?' And [the director] Noam Murro said, 'I'll take care of that. I'll make sure that you're not doing anything that is excessively negative or mocking.' But we had to be very intense. He wanted us to be as intense as you would be if you were doing a classical play. So we had to go for it, but not as comedians."   Whatever the method, the spots — which will number nine by the end of the year — have become extremely popular, and have achieved the ultimate form of flattery: parodies.     Even Jones says he is "surprised" that the ads have been so well received, and notes that he garnered some cool uncle points as a result of appearing in them.   "I have a niece in California that's so happy that her uncle can talk like she does now," he laughs.   Continuing to reach a new generation is exciting to the man behind the voice of Darth Vader, who reveals he's not yet been contacted about reprising his bad guy role in J.J. Abrams's "Star Wars Episode: VII."   "The [ad] that's playing right now is the 'Totes McGotes'

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  • Marie Osmond Is a Grandma!

    omg!4 mths ago

    It looks like Marie Osmond is going to have some last-minute Christmas shopping to do!  

    The entertainer, 54, shared some happy news on her Twitter account Thursday.  

    Hey everyone .....I just became a GRANDMA!!!!!!!!💋💋💋🍼

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    It's a boy! 🍼

       

    Osmond's son Stephen Craig (whose dad, Stephen Craig Sr., she remarried in 2011 after divorcing in 1985) and his wife, Claire Olds, welcomed the bundle of joy a little early.

    During an October "Good Morning America" appearance, the singer said the baby's due date was December 26.  

    "She, of course, is over the moon," her rep tells "omg! Insider" of becoming a first-time grandma.  

    Osmond announced her daughter-in-law's pregnancy during an appearance on "The Talk" in June, gushing, "I am so excited I'm going to be a grandma. I just can't wait."  

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  • The Best Barbs From Zach Galifianakis's Holiday 'Between Two Ferns'

    omg!4 mths ago

    If you were expecting Zach Galifianakis's hilariously rude "Between Two Ferns" Funny or Die web series to go easy for its special holiday episode you would be wrong.  

    (Though he did hang some ornaments on his titular plants, which was a nice touch!) 

    "The Hangover" star welcomed Samuel L. Jackson (who obviously wasn't dressing to impress in his head-to-toe matching sweatsuit and beanie), Toby Maguire (who went simply by "Toby"), and Arcade Fire (dressed in amazing Christmas sweaters) to his show.  

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  • 17 Classic Brad Pitt Movie GIFs to Celebrate the Actor's 50th Birthday

    omg!4 mths ago

    Happy GIF birthday, Brad Pitt! The award-winning actor has quite the career to show for his 50 years on this earth. In celebration of his half century, here are 17 GIFs of Angelina Jolie's fiancé's film work in chronological order.

    "Thelma & Louise" (1991): Back when he was just a youthful 20-something, Pitt became the stuff dreams are made of while portraying a hitchhiking thief who teaches Thelma and Louise some tricks of the heist trade … or so we think. It was hard to concentrate past Pitt's shirtless scenes!

    "Legends of the Fall" (1994): A tip of the hat to you, sir! The still long-locked Pitt tugged at the heart strings playing heart-sick Tristan (and shed a few tears) in this epic turn-of-the-century tale.

    "Se7en" (1995): In David Fincher's crime drama, a deliciously close-cropped Pitt (co-starring with future fiancé Gwyneth Paltrow) made the movie's twisted plot easier to stomach — or at least gave us eye candy to peep between our fingers.

     

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