Half Dominican, half Puerto Rican, all beautiful and talented, Zoe Saldana first popped into public consciousness playing an aspiring dancer in the 2000 film Center Stage. Since then, the 35-year-old, who was born in New Jersey and raised in the Dominican Republic and Queens, has been featured in a variety of projects: She’s been an action figure in The Losers and Colombiana; Lt. Uhura in the new iteration of the Star Trek series; and the daughter of an extraterrestrial chieftain in the mega-blockbuster Avatar.
Paula Poundstone is funny all the time. She just can’t help it. The acclaimed stand-up comedian, author, actor and commentator is known for her sharp-witted improvisation and audience interaction and was the first woman to perform stand-up at the White House correspondents dinner.
Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, testifying Wednesday in the fraud trial of two former assistants, denied using illegal drugs and accused her ex-husband of spreading the allegation to savage her reputation.