Cocktail For The Weekend: The Bloody Jerry, Jennifer Lawrence Might Be Dating Chris Martin + More in Today’s Last Lap

by (@TaylorFerber)

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Celebrate National Rum Day tomorrow with a delicious Sailor Jerry cocktail, watch Bill Gates get nominated for the Ice Bucket Challenge, find out who J.Law is cozying up to, and more celebrity news to kick off your weekend.

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#MakeupTransformation Helps You Become the Celebrity You Always Knew You Were

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If you’ve been busy keeping track of which one of your friends has thrown ice over his or her head this week, you may have missed another social media trend: #MakeupTransformation. Read more…

Like The Giver? Here Are the Best Book-to-Film Adaptations Currently Streaming on Netflix

by (@sllambe)

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Opening this weekend is the big screen adaptation of Lois Lowry’s The Giver. The 1993 Young Adult novel has quickly become a favorite among readers in the 20 years since it’s been published. While the adaptation is getting mixed reviews, there have been a number of stellar film adaptations that have surpassed readers’ expectations. With that in mind, we oriented our Netflix streaming guide around the best of book-to-film transformations. Read more…

Your Favorite Female Pop Stars’ Worst Big Screen Debuts

by (@sllambe)

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When it comes to music, these girls have it all. They can sing. They can dance. And they can act — err, wait a minute on the last one. Sadly, a powerful voice, a magnetic personality in interviews, or killer dance moves in music videos doesn’t mean a pop star has what it takes to be an actress. With practice, some do get better. But if their big screen debuts are any precursor, some of them better stick to their main gig and leave the acting to the professionals.

Check out the 10 worst big screen debuts from your favorite female pop stars, including Britney Spears, Rihanna, and Taylor Swift. (Oh yeah, the latter is making her return to the big screen in The Giver, co-starring Meryl Streep, in theaters this weekend.)

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Considers Himself a Feminist, Michael J. Fox Reacts To Robin Williams’ Parkinson’s Disease + More of Today’s First Dibs

by (@TaylorFerber)

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt says women are an “oppressed category” of people, Michael J. Fox publicly reacts to the news of Robin Williams‘ Parkinson’s disease, 19 Kids & Counting star Jessa Duggar is engaged, and more celebrity news you missed while you were sleeping.

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Get To Know Glee Co-Creator Brad Falchuk, The Man Who’s Consciously Coupling with Gwyneth Paltrow

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After splitting from husband Chris Martin back in March, Gwyneth Paltrow has officially moved on to Glee co-creator Brad Falchuk. The two met on the set of the long-running Fox series — in which Paltrow has played recurring character Holly Holliday since 2010 — and have recently taken their relationship to the next level, reportedly enjoying flirty dinners in L.A. and Utah getaways over the last four months. Read more…