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Dreamy 'Downton' star, Pippa Middleton party at same GQ event

The best of British high society doesn't get much better than when a "Downton Abbey" lad (back from the dead!) and the sister of the Duchess of Cambridge step out for the same event.Actor Dan Stevens and socialite Pippa Middleton both made red-carpet appearances at the GQ Men of the Year Awards on Tuesday in London.






Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:50:00 GMT
Cloudy with a chance of blood? Seth Green reports the weather on TODAY

Al Roker may be our main man when it comes to weather, but he doesn't mind sharing the forecast with a famous friend on occasion. On Monday, actor Seth Green stopped by TODAY and showed off his meteorological method.But be warned, it looks messy out there!






Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:11:00 GMT
Ricky Gervais' celebrity photo hacking comments draw backlash from Dunham, Watson

Ricky Gervais likes to speak his mind and as his Golden Globes hosting gigs have proved, he doesn't mind if he draws the ire of fellow celebrities. But recent comments he made on Twitter about famous folks whose intimate images were hacked and posted on the internet may have proved to be a tweet too far.






Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:23:00 GMT
Counting Crows perform Mr. Jones on TODAY plaza








Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:45:38 GMT
Counting Crows sing Earthquake Driver on TODAY








Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:44:24 GMT
'Be a man': Clint Eastwood's son, Scott, reveals dad's best advice

Even without the famous last name, it wouldn't be hard to guess the identity of Scott Eastwood's father. The rising star is the spitting image of venerable actor Clint Eastwood. But the similarity doesn't end with their shared good looks. In addition to the genes, dad has passed on his best advice to his son.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:03:00 GMT
'Be a man': Clint Eastwood's son, Scott, reveals dad's best advice

Even without the famous last name, it wouldn't be hard to guess the identity of Scott Eastwood's father. The rising star is the spitting image of venerable actor Clint Eastwood. But the similarity doesn't end with their shared good looks. In addition to the genes, dad has passed on his best advice to his son.






Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:03:00 GMT
Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy on Twitter ... with help from her dogs!

Carrie Underwood let her big Labor Day news go to the dogs on Monday, enlisting beloved family pets Ace and Penny to help her announce her pregnancy on Twitter.In a tweeted photo, Underwood sits in a comfy chair cuddling Ace, who's wearing a T-shirt that reads "I'm going to be a Big Brother" while Penny curls up nearby in her own shirt that reads "I'm going to be a Big Sister.






Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:20:00 GMT
'Gone Girl,' 'Mockingjay' and more: 7 can't-miss movies coming to theaters this fall

Though movie fans have had a fun summer, a steady diet of "Godzilla," "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" may have left you craving something a bit more substantial. Here are seven heavy hitters heading to theaters this fall and the best folks with whom to share your popcorn.'Last Days in Vietnam,' Sept.






Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:23:00 GMT
Keanu Reeves is 50? Whoa! Which role is his most excellent?

Don't be sad, Keanu. Or, Sad Keanu. We all get older. And as you turn 50 on Tuesday, take comfort in knowing that your youthful good looks and the films you've left in your wake convey an enviable agelessness.Keanu Reeves, the man with the mopey meme, has every reason to be happy at his age about a career in which his action antics and corny catchphrases are so well known.






Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:58:00 GMT
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