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Lucky One: Jay-Z and Beyoncé Knowles welcome first child

Beyonce and Jay-Z become proud parents to a baby girl, Blue Ivy Carter.

Gawker's Seth Abramovitch canned over racial slur about Kanye West

Canadian comedian finds himself burned while trying to make fun of rapper Kanye West.

Unbroken: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel engaged

Will the power couple tie the knot after a rocky four-year courtship?

A look (and a hair flip) back at Justin Bieber's top moments in 2011

Whatever they're putting in Justin Bieber's Kool-Aid, it's working because I'm a fan, okay? Not the scream-out-loud-tears-on-my-face-OMGesus- it's-him-I-can't-breathe kind, but I respect the kid....

Adam Lambert jailed after scrap with boyfriend

American Idol star Adam Lambert was arrested in Finland early Thursday morning, after a drunken brawl with boyfriend Sauli Koskinen. They were both nabbed in Helsinki outside of a nightclub "Don't...

Kardashians unveil creepy Christmas cards

Stone-faced  Kardashians unveiled their cheerless Christmas cards today. The expressionless family posed for family photographer Nick Saglimbeni, who shot them in both 2-D and 3-D. Maybe...

Justin Bieber's "Someday" perfume ad brings girl fans dreams to life

Bieber's new ad makes no sense, but he still manages to tap into his fans' biggest fantasies.

Prince Charles and Camilla pack for Canada

Canada gets the old folks; Wills and Kate to go tropical for the Jubilee.

High-waisted pants have Sarah Silverman trending on Twitter

Unlike high-waisted pants, in her opinion, Sarah Silverman is looking good on Twitter tonight. She's currently trending in Vancouver. And those high pants may have something to do with it. "If u...

Men in black are back

Will Smith dons his shades to fight evil aliens -- again.