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Seth Rogen speaks out for Alzheimer's

Seth Rogen speaks out for Alzheimer's

Feb 26 2014, 8:18pm CST | by

Seth Rogen poked fun at his love of marijuana while testifying before a US Senate subcommittee. The 31-year-old actor, who has frequently spoken of his fondness for the drug, visited Capitol Hill in...

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Seth Rogen speaks out for Alzheimer's

Feb 26 2014, 8:18pm CST | by

Seth Rogen poked fun at his love of marijuana while testifying before a US Senate subcommittee.

The 31-year-old actor, who has frequently spoken of his fondness for the drug, visited Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. on Wednesday (02.26.14) to voice his support for legislation to increase funding for Alzheimer's disease, which his mother-in-law, Adele Miller, was diagnosed with at an early age.

Speaking at the hearing, the 'Pineapple Express' star said: "First I should answer the question that I assume many of you are asking - yes, I am aware this has nothing to do with the legalization of marijuana. In fact, if you can believe it, this concerns something that I find even more important.

"I started dating my wife Lauren nine years ago when her mother was almost 54 years old. It was during this trip, the first time I met my now mother-in-law, that Lauren first admitted to herself and then to me that something was off with her mother.

"Soon after this trip at 55 years old Lauren's mother was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's."

The 'Knocked Up' star praised his father-in-law for making Adele comfortable as her disease progresses and opened up about his decision to start his own fund, 'Hilarity for Charity,' to support other families and research on the illness.

He said: "That's right, the situation is so dire, that it caused me, a lazy, self-involved, generally self-medicated man-child, to start an entire charity organization."

He added: "I came here today for few reasons. One I'm a huge 'House of Cards' fan. ... Two, people need more help. I've personally witnessed the massive amount of financial strain this disease causes. ... Three, to show people they are not alone, so few people share their personal stories."

Ben Affleck also spoke about the Democratic Republic of Congo at Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

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The Liberation of Lizzy Caplan

Aug 25 2014 3:02pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

How after dozens of false starts, the star of 'Masters of Sex' finally got on topA bone scraper and a sausage piper surround Lizzy Caplan, and yet she is nowhere near the set of her show, Masters of Sex. She is wearing jeans and open-toe sandals. This may have been a mistake, since she is walking into a refrigerator filled with dead pigs on hooks. It's a tight fit into the meat locker of Lindy & Grundys, a posh Los Angeles butcher shop, and one of her huma ...
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Floyd Mayweather to 50 Cent: Read These Checks for $72 Million!

Aug 23 2014 12:04pm CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

If you haven't been keeping up on the bizarre Dr. Seuss-related conflict between Floyd Mayweather and 50 Cent, allow us to bring you up to speed: Earlier this week, 50 challenged Mayweather to read one page of a Harry Potter book in a video that was supposed to be a take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, but seemed to kind of miss the point of those clips. 50 Cent Feuds With Floyd Mayweather The next day, a ...
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James Franco Interviews Nicki Minaj & Iggy Azalea In MTV VMA Sketch

Aug 22 2014 11:08pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

James Franco will play airhead journalist Dave Skylark in the new film "The Interview", and for next week's MTV VMA awards, Franco has decided to interview a few of the performing artists in character.With a similar approach as Will Ferrell's Ron Burgundy interviews for MTV years back, the interaction seems semi-scripted, the artists clearly in on the joke, but possibly improvising to some degree.He tests Iggy's fanciness, and obsesses over ...
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1 week ago

Kim Kardashian: BANNED From Brody Jenner's Birthday Party!

Aug 22 2014 2:02pm CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Both parties have denied the existence of a Brody Jenner-Kim Kardashian feud, but actions speak louder than words. and it's clear from their recent activities that there's some serious bad blood between these two. First Brody skipped Kim's wedding, with the lame excuse that he had to work that weekend. Then, Brody attended the wedding of Reggie Bush, whom Kim dated for on and of ...
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1 week ago

Floyd Mayweather Struggling to Read Audio Leaks, 50 Cent Downgrades Challenge to One Page of Cat in the Hat

Aug 22 2014 11:16am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Yesterday, 50 Cent issued a challenge to Floyd Mayweather. Fiddy claimed that if Floyd could read "one page of a Harry Potter book" then he would donate $750,000 to the charity of Mayweather's choice. He then threw a bucket of ice water over a a railing because he's 50 Cent: 50 Cent Feuds With Floyd Mayweather 50 and Floyd have beef for unknown reasons, but what was first taken as a good-na ...
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50 Cent to Floyd Mayweather: Nelly F--ked THREE of Your Girls!

Aug 21 2014 12:22pm CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Floyd Mayweather's bizarre habit of feuding with famous rappers has caused trouble for the boxer in the past. (Most notably when T.I. brawled with Mayweather in Vegas.) But now a hip hop artist who Mayweather hasn't directly picked a fight with is talking smack for seemingly no reason. It all started when Mayweather gave an interview earlier this week in which he addressed claims that he slept with T.I. ...
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Iggy Azalea & Nick Young Have a Dinner Date After Her Hilarious Interview with James Franco! (Video)

Aug 20 2014 11:30am CDT | Source: Just Jared

Iggy Azalea and Nick Young step out for a dinner date together at Mr Chow on Tuesday evening (August 19) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 24-year-old entertainer and 29-year-old basketball player smiled for fans as they waited for their car at the valet. Iggy recently participated in the Dave Skylark Very Special VMA Special with James Franco and Seth Rogen. “When the Tasmanian Devil goes into hurricane thing, d ...
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1 week ago

AMC Makes One Of The Most Baffling Programming Decisions Since Greenlighting Low Winter Sun

Aug 20 2014 10:25am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Last year, after AMC’s much hyped Low Winter Sun bit the ratings dust in dramatic fashion, the network was smart enough to let that series go. It was a lost cause. Earlier this year, however, they renewed TURИ and renamed it TURN: Washington’s Spies, despite mediocre ratings and mixed reviews, in part because that drama gained steam near the end of the first season, ending with around 1.6 million viewers (a not bad number). But now they’ve done the unthinkable: ...
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1 week ago

Kourtney Kardashian and Keyshawn Johnson: Feuding Over Moldy House!

Aug 19 2014 1:12pm CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

File this one under celebrity feuds we definitely did not see coming: Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick recently purchased a mansion in Calabasas, CA that had been previously owned by former NFL great Keyshawn Johnson. Kourtney cried foul today, claiming that certain rooms in the house were covered in dangerous black mold. Worse, she's accusing Johnson of deliberately painting over the mold to conceal it. Johnson has never been one to b ...
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17 (5) Banned Films and What They Tell Us About the Power of Cinema

Aug 19 2014 1:10am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Controversy is the best free publicity.The mere idea of prohibiting a film from being seen speaks to the power of the medium to address subjects ranging from politics and social issues to religion. In many cases, governments and other authority figures find certain cinematic voices threatening to their beliefs and lifestyles. They would prefer to keep those images away from the public consciousness rather than encouraging debate or promoting tolerance. Recent examples of such pra ...
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