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Kerry Washington pregnant, 'Scandal' star expecting first child with husband Nnamdi Asomugha, reports say

Kerry Washington arrives at the BAFTA's Los Angeles

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Well, not really, but exciting nonetheless: Kerry Washington, star of the wildly popular political TV drama, is pregnant, according to reports.

The Emmy-nominated actress, 36, and her husband of four months, NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha, 32, are expecting their first child, a friend of the star revealed to Us Weekly, who broke the news Wednesday. People is...

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Chris Brown arrested after assault, reports say

Chris Brown was arrested and charged with felony

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Chris Brown's temper has gotten the best of him once again, according to police reports.

The singer, 24, was arrested and charged with felony assault around 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning after a fight broke out outside the W Hotel in Washington D.C., District of Columbia police spokesman Paul Metcalf said. Brown's bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy, 35, was also arrested.

Both men are in custody...

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Lou Reed dead, Velvet Underground leader and rock legend was 71

Musician/songwriter Lou Reed grew up in Freeport. (June

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Lou Reed, leader of American rock band the Velvet Underground, died of a liver-related ailment in Southampton on Sunday, his literary agent said. He was 71.

Reed, who was born in Brooklyn and grew up in Freeport, is widely credited with shaping rock and roll music, and was both a song writer and a guitarist. After splitting from the Velvet Underground in 1970, Reed reached a new height of...

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Kanye West's proposal to Kim Kardashian captured on video

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West after he proposed

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In true Kardashian style, video footage of Kanye West's proposal to Kim Kardashian on her 33rd birthday has hit the web.

The moment the rapper got down on bended knee Monday at AT&T Park in San Francisco to ask for his baby mama's hand in marriage was shot by YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley, according to Us Weekly. The series of edited clips captures every detail, from the full orchestra...

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New 'Anchorman 2' trailer: Is Brick Tamland dead?

Will Ferrell as Ron Burgundy and Christina Applegate

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It can't be!

The Channel 4 news team would be nothing without its lamp-loving weatherman, Brick Tamland (Steve Carell), and it's horrifying to even think of Ron Burgundy and the rest of the gang having to say goodbye to him — but is that what's going on in the new trailer for "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues"?

The latest preview, released Wednesday, sees Ron, Brick, Champ...

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'Chinese Food' song by 'Friday' producer Patrice Wilson: Offensive or simply terrible?

Alison Gold in the music video for "Chinese

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If you thought the worst possible song in music history was "Friday" by Rebecca Black, you were wrong.

Patrice Wilson, the producer of that 2011 so-bad-it's-awful song, hopes to hit the viral video jackpot once again with "Chinese Food," sung by another relatively unknown teeny bopper, Alison Gold.

The lyrics, the autotune, the fact that it will be stuck in your head...

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'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' recap -- Bruce Jenner lashes out at paparazzi

Kim Kardashian attends the Givenchy show as part

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There may be a larger reason why Kanye West has gone crazy on paparazzi in recent months (besides the fact that he is a new dad and just seems to be a rage-filled  person), and that reason was revealed on Sunday's episode of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians."

Kind of.

With Kim looking ready to pop, Kourtney and Khloe talk to her about her plans to get to the hospital when...

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Lauren Conrad engaged to William Tell

Fashion designer and reality TV personality Lauren Conrad

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LC is all grown up.

"Laguna Beach" and "The Hills" fans watched Lauren Conrad, now 27, move on from her drama-prone high school and string of failed relationships to become a successful fashion designer, but the California-bred beauty has been mostly tight-lipped about her personal life since quitting the reality TV scene -- until now.

Conrad couldn't wait to announce...

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Hamptons International Film Festival Day 2 highlights include 'Mandela' and more

Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela and Naomie Harris

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Friday is the festival’s traditional quiet day, at least in terms of celebrity appearances and panel discussions. The screening schedule, however, is packed as always. Here are a few highlights:

"CAPITAL," 1 p.m. at UA East Hampton. The latest from political filmmaker Costa-Gavras is a thriller set in the world of international banking.

"TIM’S VERMEER," 4 p.m. at...

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Khloe Kardashian reveals Lamar Odom has 'a lot of emotional issues' on 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians'

Khloe Kardashian attends the iHeartRadio Music Festival at

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If Sunday night's episode shed any light on what's happening between Khloé Kardashian and husband Lamar Odom, it's that Lamar is definitely not "Keeping Up" with Khloé -- and you can't help but feel bad for her.

The E! reality show hints that it will in fact make the couple's highly publicized marital problems a plotline in this second half of its eighth season, but just how much...

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