Viola Davis Prayed for a Husband, Then Got One

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When looking for a partner, some people try online dating. But others, like actress Viola Davis, appeal to a higher power. The Oscar-nominated star of The Help and Doubt told the New York Post, "I was the loneliest woman in the world, and someone said, 'You should just pray for a husband.' I said I wanted a big black man from the South who looked like a football player, who already had children, who maybe had been married before . . . 3 1/2 weeks later I met my husband."Viola's heaven-sent … [Read more...]

Agyness Deyn Won’t Say Whether She’s a Scientologist

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When model Agyness Deyn married actor Giovanni Ribisi got married in June, most people - including Ribisi's longtime girlfriend Cat Power - didn't even know they were together. Because Ribisi is a lifelong member of the Church of Scientology (his twin sister Marissa Ribisi is married to┬áBeck), that made me wonder whether Deyn was now a member too.Apparently, I wasn't the only curious person. The Evening Standard asked the model if she was now a Scientologist. She said "No," but then quickly … [Read more...]

Brad Pitt’s Mom Writes Letter to Newspaper Espousing Christian Beliefs, Criticizing Obama

Brad Pitt has a reputation for being one of the most liberal stars in Hollywood - he has spoken out in support of gay marriage and environmentalism in the past. However, his mom Jane Pitt doesn't seem to be on quite the same page. She wrote a letter to the editor of her local newspaper, the St. Louis News Leader, criticizing an op-ed that suggested Christians should not vote for Mormon presidential candidate Mitt Romney. While she was at it, she criticized President Barack Obama for supporting … [Read more...]

Does the Giovanni Ribisi/Agyness Deyn Wedding Mean She’s a Scientologist?

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Although nobody even knew they were dating, actor Giovanni Ribisi and model Agyness Deyn eloped in L.A. last weekend. That does leave me with one big question, though: is Agyness a Scientologist?Giovanni is a second-generation Scientologist. His mother, Gay Ribisi, is a well-known casting agent who is very active in the Los Angeles Scientology community. His twin sister, Marissa Ribisi, is married to Beck, also a second-generation Scientologist and a longtime family friend. Giovanni's … [Read more...]

Real Housewife Heather Thomson Is ‘Jewish By Injection’

The Real Housewives of New York recently premiered its new season, and the show added three new cast members to try and shake things up. One of them is Aviva Drescher, who is Jewish. Another is Heather Thomson, who is (her words) "Jewish by injection." Ewwwwwwww. Thanks for sharing. Here's a clip of Heather talking about her shapewear line and not her husband's genitals and whether they make her belong to a tribe. … [Read more...]

Marcus and Carey Married By His Vicar Father

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Recently, actress Carey Mulligan and musician Marcus Mumford got married. Unlike lots of other celebrities, though, they did so without any paparazzi or without the press even finding out until after it happened. Carey reportedly wore a Prada dress and pink Wellington boots, because they got married in the English countryside and it is muddy out there.Although Carey and Marcus both have careers that make them famous, they have actually known each other quite some time. As kids, they were … [Read more...]

Jennie Garth’s Divorce Is Making Her an Ex-Catholic

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In this week's issue of People magazine, Jennie Garth is still talking about her divorce from Peter Facinelli. I was mildly bummed about their breakup but the sheer volume of headlines about this story on People.com ("Jennie: I don't want to talk about it anymore," "Jennie: "Well, since you asked, let me talk to you for seven hours") is making me not care anymore. However, I did pick up one interesting additional detail from the print article: Jennie converted to Catholicism when she and Peter … [Read more...]


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