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Twilight and Snow White and the Huntsman star Kristen Stewart has placed first on Forbes magazine's 2012 list of highest-paid actresses in Hollywood.

Stewart, who at age 22 was also the youngest actress featured on the list, raked in $34.5 million between May 2011 and May 2012. Read more » [...]

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Prince Charles might be set to become the King of Britain, but he played the role of weatherman during a recent visit to BBC Scotland's head office in Glasgow.

The Prince and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, were touring BBC Scotland's studios to celebrate the station's 60th anniversary, when they decided to have a go at presenting the weather, according to The Telegraph. Read more » [...]

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It's official! Finally, after eight years and six children together, Hollywood power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are engaged to be married.

"Yes, it's confirmed," Cynthia Pett-Dante, Pitt's manager, told USA TODAY in a statement. "It is a promise for the future, and their kids are very happy. There's no date set at this time." Read more » [...]

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American actress, producer and director Drew Barrymore has become the latest celebrity to enter the wine business.

The 37-year-old, famous for her roles in such hit films as ET the Extra-Terrestrial and Charlie's Angels, has released her first wine: a Pinot Grigio from Italy. Read more » [...]

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It is an essential activity for the celebrity and entertainment machine to talk up their accomplishments at the end of the year, and that is why we see so many Top Lists congratulating how beautiful, talented and influential their most popular representatives are.

And while there is certainly merit to pointing out the best actors, singers, thinkers and more, there is also a bunch of people who many of you love to hate, or just plainly hate. [...]

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A common misconception is that A-list movie stars are simply ‘discovered’ overnight.  In reality, these guys and gals usually toil for years, auditioning for terrible bit parts and taking any shameless gig to pay the bills.

You’d be surprised about how many of the Hollywood elite appeared in commercials prior to getting their big break. And then we wonder what is must have been like for the advertisers, producers, directors and crew to watch these nobodies [...]

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Kim Kardashian has left her new hubby Kris Humphries behind in the US to fly to Dubai to unveil the world's most expensive milkshake.

The reality star attended the Millions of Milkshakes store opening at The Dubai Mall today, where she unveiled her own "Kim Shake", which is reportedly the most expensive milkshake in the world. Read more » [...]

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Welsh gardener Ian Neale has been thrown into the celebrity limelight after American rap star Snoop Dogg appeared on YouTube to pay tribute to his world record-breaking swede.

Snoop posted the 34-second video ahead of his upcoming European tour to congratulate 68-year-old Neale on his 38.8kg rutabaga - a type of yellow turnip known in Britain as a "swede". Read more » [...]

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Holly Madison, American model and former girlfriend of Playboy publisher Hugh Hefner, has insured her breasts for an eye-popping $1 million.

Insurers Lloyd's of London have granted the 31-year-old's request for insurance coverage of her breasts in case anything happens to them, according to Metro. Read more » [...]

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Mr Bean star Rowan Atkinson has been released from hospital after injuring himself in an accident in his McLaren F1.

He is believed to have lost control of the £650,000 supercar when it swiveled off the road and hit a tree before catching fire. Read more » [...]

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