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Amanda Bynes wanders Times Square with shirt over her face

Amanda Bynes tweeted a series of selfies on

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Blanket, is that you?

If Amanda Bynes wants to avoid paparazzi, maybe she shouldn't walk through Times Square in broad daylight with a shirt over her head. Newsflash: We can see you.

That's what the troubled child star did Tuesday afternoon, as she made her way to a meeting for her upcoming clothing and perfume line. But Bynes, 27, didn't appear to have a destination in mind as she nearly...

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Angelina Jolie says she did not secretly marry Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt arrive at the

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Celebrities should probably think twice before removing their engagement rings or replacing them with wedding bands.

Angelina Jolie pulled a MIley Cyrus this week when she showed up in Africa wearing a simple band on that finger, instead of the 10-carat baguette-cut sparkler Brad Pitt proposed with last April.

But when photographers asked Jolie Wednesday if her new bling is a wedding...

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Jenna Wolfe, 'Today' correspondent, comes out, reveals she's expecting baby girl with girlfriend Stephanie Gosk

Matt Lauer, left, talking with weekend correspondent Jenna

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Call it a one-two punch.

"Today" show weekend anchor Jenna Wolfe revealed Wednesday that not only are she and fellow NBC correspondent Stephanie Gosk a couple, they are also expecting a baby girl at the end of August.

"We are really excited," Wolfe told hosts Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie. "This is really the adventure of a lifetime."

Wolfe, 39,...

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Lindsay Lohan denies pre-rehab partying: 'That was not me'

Lindsay Lohan outside a Los Angeles court with

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Lindsay Lohan says she is taking her recent rehab sentence "seriously," and denies reports she stopped by a Hollywood nightclub just hours after a judge ordered she complete 90 days in "lockdown rehab" -- which, by the way, may not even exist.

The 26-year-old took to Twitter after TMZ reported she arrived at AV Nightclub on March 18 with a blanket covering her face, but...

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'Wolverine' trailer hits the Web

Hugh Jackman will reprise his role as the

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Here's the international trailer for "The Wolverine," with Hugh Jackman returning in the title role. The basic premise seems to be that our hero gets his wish to turn into a regular old mortal just when his superpowers are needed most, though it's a little difficult to tell exactly what's happening here.

Co-stars include Brian Tee, Will Yun Lee and Hiroyuki Sanada. James Mangold,...

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Lollapalooza three-day passes sell out in less than an hour

Music fans enter the Lollapalooza music festival in

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If you want to go to Lollapalooza this summer, be prepared to either make it a single-day affair or shell out the big bucks.

The Chicago music festival sold out of three-day passes Tuesday, less than one hour after they went on sale. Still available are one-day tickets ($95) and VIP/Platinum passes (starting at $1,050), but probably not for long. The festival will take place Aug. 2 through...

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Chris Brown talks 2009 Rihanna beating: 'I was arrogant and hotheaded'

Chris Brown and Rihanna at the 55th Grammy

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Despite his infamous Grammys eve beating of Rihanna that left the singer bloody and bruised, Chris Brown says he and his on-again girlfriend are back in a good place.

In a surprisingly candid (albeit not incredibly remorseful) radio interview with Ryan Seacrest Tuesday, Brown opened up about the 2009 incident, saying he was "arrogant and definitely hotheaded," and the fact that he...

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Kim Kardashian talks pregnancy weight rumors: They're '60 pounds off'

Kim Kardashian attends DuJour magazine's Spring issue collaboration

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Since Kim Kardashian's baby bump first began to show, the reality TV starlet has been getting a lot of flack for two things: her maternity style choices (or lack thereof) and her weight.

But Kardashian, 32, seems to be letting the criticism slide right off her back.

"There are maybe two or three covers just this week that say I am 200 pounds. I'm like, ‘You are 60 pounds off here,'"...

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Amanda Bynes tweets raunchy message at rapper Drake

Amanda Bynes debuted her new look on Twitter

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Amanda Bynes may be a lot of things, but she is certainly not demure.

The former Nickelodeon star proved that Thursday when she tweeted an obscene message to rapper Drake that is so lewd it's not fit to print (see the message on Twitter).

This isn't the first time Bynes has taken to the social site to voice her affections for the former "Degrassi" star-turned-musician. On March...

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'Biggest Loser' winner Danni Allen is a size 4

Season 14 winner Danni Allen on the finale

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Danni Allen of Wheeling, Ill. nearly made 'Biggest Loser' history Monday when she took to the finale stage and beat Jeff Nichols by a single pound.

The only thing more shocking than that slim margin by which Allen was crowned the Season 14 winner is her unbelievable transformation. The 26-year-old shed almost half her body weight -- dropping 121 pounds after arriving at the ranch weighing...

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