Sir Elton John and husband David Furnish have become dads again. According to the New York Post, the couple used the same California-based surrogate who gave birth to Zachary on Christmas Day 2010. Elsewhere in England, Lily Allen is a mom — times two. The Smile singer and her husband Sam Cooper welcomed her second daughter — and the baby girl shares her special day (Jan. 8) with rock legends Elvis and David Bowie. Marnie Rose joins big sister Ethel, 13 months.
After a tame (read: possibly medicated) turn on The X Factor, Britney Spears is out for real, sources close to the production confirmed to MTV News on Thursday that the singer has quit the show.
President Tom Cruise has a nice ring to it. Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright raises the question in his new book, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief. As excerpted in The Hollywood Reporter, Wright reveals that the Jack Reacher star once boasted to Church head David Miscavige, “If f---ing Arnold [Schwarzenegger] can be governor, I could be president.” A lawyer for the actor denied the conversation took place.
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The Hunger Games devoured the competition at the People’s Choice Awards, emerging the top victor with five trophies. Katy Perry won three awards at the Wednesday night ceremony in LA, at which fans selected the winners in categories spanning music, movies and TV.
Going to the doctor doesn’t seem so scary when you’ve got such hotties around. Miami has two stars in The Most Beautiful Doctors in America (The Men’s Edition) calendar. Mr. May is radiologist Dr. Jeff Masi, and Mr. November is dermatologist Dr. Jeremy Green. The men were featured Wednesday on CBS’s The Doctors hosted by Travis Stork. The time marker is $14.99 at www.thebooknook.com; proceeds go to the American Red Cross.