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...]

FGP Celebrity Quote of the Week: Mandy ‘Inigo Montoya’ Patinkin Talks Faith, Prayer, and Israel

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If these musings from Mandy Patinkin, aka Saul from Homeland and Inigo Montoya from The Princess Bride, aren't FGP Celebrity Quote of the Week material, I honestly don't know what is. From Esquire's "What I Learned" feature:"My sense of religion is Einstein's sense of relativity. I don't believe in God. I believe that energy never dies. So the possibility exists that you might be breathing in some other form of Moses or Buddha or Muhammad or Bobby Kennedy or Roosevelt or Martin Luther King … [Read more...]

Lark Voorhies Says She Isn’t Bipolar, She’s Just Praying

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Lark Voorhies, better known to a generation as Lisa Turtle from Saved By the Bell, has stayed out of the spotlight in the last few years even as her former coworkers continue to get work. One of the reasons she has kept a low profile might be that she's dealing with bipolar disorder. That's a claim made by none other than Lark's own mom, who says that Lark often stares off into space and talks to herself. Lark denies the claim, saying that in such moments she's actually praying."I have a … [Read more...]

Ali Landry Met Her Husband In a Religion Class

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It's pretty common for celebrities to meet their spouses in acting class, but actress and onetime Miss USA Ali Landry (who will always be the Doritos Girl to me) met her husband in a theology class.She told People magazine that after her disastrous marriage to Mario Lopez, which was annulled because he cheated during their honeymoon, she had a crisis of faith and began learning more about Catholicism, the religion she had been raised with. In one of her classes, she met director Alejandro … [Read more...]

Are the Duggars Taking Credit for Rick Santorum’s Recent Successes?

The Duggar family has been stumping for Rick "Don't Google my last name" Santorum on his campaign trail, and they clearly think that his recent surge (giggle) is partly to their credit. "We want a man that honors God to lead our nation," Michelle Duggar said. "We have been praying to the Lord that if you want the heart of the voters to turn to Rick Santorum then please do so. We prayed that more people would take a look at him, and more people are getting behind him."Ummm, that sounds a … [Read more...]

Gisele Bundchen Would Like You to Pray That Her Husband Wins the Superbowl

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I'm not really into the whole sports thing, but I did manage to keep this blog "on trend" with some celebrity-spirituality content. Supermodel Gisele Bundchen recently sent an email to close friends and family asking them to pray for her husband, QB Tom Brady, and his team, the New England Patriots, to win the Superbowl. We only know about this because one of those close relatives or friends leaked the email to the New York Post.She wrote: My sweet friends and family, This sunday will be a … [Read more...]

Arnold Schwarzenegger Tried to Interrupt a Muslim Prayer Service

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Action star and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was recently in India for a conference, and while there he decided to check out the Taj Mahal, the country's most famous tourist destination and one of the Wonders of the World. However, when he showed up, he was denied entrance to the site - not because the guy at the door thought the last Terminator movie was totally egregious but because there was a Muslim prayer session going on then. Schwarzenegger continued his trip to India … [Read more...]


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