Tie The Knot, He Will – George Lucas Engaged!

george lucas & mellody hobson engaged

After seven years of dating, ‘Star Wars‘ creator George Lucas is ready to make things official with Mellody Hobson. A rep for Lucasfilm confirmed to the Hollywood Reporter that George and Mellody are engaged to be married. George is making a lot of changes: he only recently sold Lucasfilm (including the ‘Star Wars’ rights) to Disney. Then he turned around and donated a good amount of the $4 billion (yes, with a “b”) to an education foundation. George said then:

“As I start a new chapter in my life, it is gratifying that I have the opportunity to devote more time and resources to philanthropy.”

It looks like George will also have the time to devote to marriage. Congratulations to George and Mellody!

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Meet Miley Cyrus’ New Love

Miley Cyrus took to twitter in mid-December with some very sad news: her puppy, Lila, had died. Now she’s got a new four-legged baby: meet Bean! Bean is a chihuahua mix. Miley posted this adorable picture on twitter to introduce her to us all. Miley tweeted:

Meet Bean ❤❤❤@SpotRescueDogs

Bean is a little girl :) she is a chihuahua mix of some type :) she brought so much sunshine!!!

I love my little bean so much

My little burrito

Bean is adorable, isn’t she? Apparently, Mila’s other puppy, Lila, was killed when another dog, Ziggy, got aggressive with her. Ziggy was adopted out to another home, and now Miley has Bean. Perhaps Ziggy needed a home where she was the only dog.

I’m glad Miley got a rescue dog. There are SO many unwanted dogs out there: rescue organizations and your local humane society have wonderful dogs and cats that make great pets.

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Jay-Z Rents $1 Million Nursery For Blue Ivy While He & Beyonce Watch His Brooklyn Nets

jay-z rents luxe nursery for blue ivy in barclay center

Jay-Z IS part owner of the Brooklyn Nets. The guy has to be able to watch his team play! Beyonce regularly joins him courtside. So where’s Blue Ivy? She’s not at home with a sitter. She’s chilling in a $1 million nursery downstairs in the Barclays Center (where the Brooklyn Nets are based), although still with a sitter, I’m sure. A source told Us Weekly:

“Jay rents a luxurious basement suite for $1 million a year. It has an area for Blue filled with toys.”

However, it’s an “adult playground,” too- Blue Ivy doesn’t have the entire space to herself.

“It’s all glass with a champagne bar and TV screen. Jay lets friends use his digs when he’s not there.”

Now we can see why Jay-Z and Beyonce make so many games: they probably have as much fun in their suite as they do courtside!

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Guess What ‘Modern Family’ Star Ariel Winter Is Doing For The First Time? Going To School!

ariel winter going to high school

In a way, this is kind of sad but happy. ‘Modern Family‘ star Ariel Winter is still in her sister’s care after the courts removed her from her mother’s care over concerns about abuse. Guess what other changes are coming Ariel’s way? She’s been enrolled in a regular school for the first time and will start this month. Up until now, Ariel’s been tutored privately (probably to allow her to work more as a child actor). That sounds so lonely! TMZ reports:

According to our sources, producers at “Modern Family” are “thrilled” and will happily schedule shoots around the girl’s classes.

We’re told Ariel has been “flourishing” in her sister Shanelle Gray‘s home, where the rules are strict.  Sources say Ariel’s happier than ever, and producers have noticed a big, positive change in her mood.

Ariel’s probably incredibly excited at the thought of being around other kids her own age. I can practically hear my teenage self saying, “She’s not missing that much,” however- LOL. High school is a rite of passage we should all experience, right? It’s great the ‘Modern Family’ producers are supportive of this change!

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How Did Paula Abdul Become Fab At 50? By Falling In Love With Herself

paula abdul fab at 50

We’ve certainly seen Paula Abdul experience career ups and downs, haven’t we? The former Lakers cheerleader became a pop singing sensation in the 80s. Then she disappeared, only to have a career resurgence on ‘American Idol‘ nearly 20 years later. Things were going great for Paula until her negotiations backfired, and she was let go from the show.

Paula tried some of her own shows that didn’t work out so well. Her frenemy Simon Cowell seemed to give her yet another chance when he hired her to join him on his new show, ‘X Factor.’ But alas, Paula was not brought back after the second season. She’s still working on projects, however, OK! magazine caught up with the singer-dancer-judge when she was promoting her Avon accessories line, Forever Selected By Paula Abdul. And you’d never know it to look at her, but Paula’s 50! So what has she learned as she embarks on this new decade?

“I wish I could give that magical answer, but the truth is there isn’t one. I don’t know that it’s really a secret. I will say this: loving and accepting myself just the way I am has truly helped me to feel fabulous, and to fall in love with myself over and over again — flaws and all.

“When I really started to accept myself — short dancer, quirky sense of humor, weird laugh — it helped me to start celebrating all my idiosyncrasies. We adore our friends and all their personality traits, but do we treat ourselves with that same level of love and acceptance? I love that by accepting myself, I become more open to change. I learn something new about myself every day. It shifts my mindset into gratitude and positivity, and that’s always where I want to be.”

What a great thing to learn. Go Paula!

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Rachel Weisz Is A Bad, Bad Girl… At Least She Wants To Be

rachel weisz likes being bad onscreen

Rachel Weisz has always struck me as being one of the nicest, most down-to-earth actresses in Hollywood! Maybe that’s why she wants to play bad girls: to explore her hidden dark side- LOL. Rachel got her chance in the upcoming movie ‘Oz: The Great and Powerful.’ Sweet Rachel played the Wicked Witch of the West.

“She’s someone who revels in being really, really evil. I enjoyed playing her. She’s a bad, bad girl. Remember in old-fashioned black and white movies you had Barbara Stanwyck and others who played bad girls who enjoyed being bad, and had fun being bad? Well, that’s Evanora. I had a lot of fun being bad. It’s all sport for her.”

In real life, Rachel admits her home life with husband Daniel Craig is much more settled.

“I love being married to Daniel. It’s a wonderful feeling of stability and it’s very grounding. I mean, it hasn’t made me more domestic or anything – just being married doesn’t make you able to cook – but I am very happy right now. Extremely happy, in fact.”

Hey, there’s nothing wrong with pretend, right? I’m glad Rachel doesn’t carry the drama from her roles into her real life!

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The World Is Not Ready For This: Kanye West And Kim Kardashian To Record A Duet

kanye west & kim kardashian to record duet

Kimye isn’t going anywhere, anytime soon. But are we ready for this? Kanye West wants to record a duet with Kim Kardashian. He’s reportedly reserved a recording studio so they can make music to play to their baby.

“Kanye’s really soppy. He wants Kim to lay down some vocals while she’s carrying his child. He thinks it’ll be cool for his son or daughter to listen to the track when they’re older.”

Oh boy. Well, the song may not be for public consumption. That’s probably for the best. Don’t we see enough of Kim and Kanye? Would you be curious to hear their joint musical effort? It’s kind of cute that Kanye is so excited about the baby.

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