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Blake Lively on motherhood, aging, Serena's 'compromising' image problem

Blake Lively is dishing on being a new mom, the notion of agelessness and what she really thought of her "Gossip Girl" alter ego.

The blond stunner, who stars in the forthcoming "The Age of Adaline," discussed her latest endeavors in the May issue of Allure --- admitting that breast-feeding her new daughter James has become "a full-time job."

 "I'm, like, driving down the road, pumping," she said.

Lively and husband Ryan Reynolds welcomed the baby in December and held off on releasing details. After much speculation, the comely duo confirmed their daughter's traditionally masculine name in March, saying they wanted to give her a modicum of privacy before catapulting her into the public domain.

"It's her life," Lively explained. "She should have her privacy until she chooses not to have her privacy, just as I got to choose and my husband got to choose."

The 27-year-old's priorities and perceptions of youth have been significantly influenced as she's become a mom and played an ageless woman...

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Michael Buble apologizes for short-shorts pic he saw as 'complimentary'
Zayn Malik returns to public eye with buzz-cut hair, nose piercing

Zayn Malik's transformation from One Direction boy bander to "a normal 22-year-old" is getting serious: He's shaved off his dreamy boy-band hair.

Malik, whose split from the pop-phenom band rocked 1D fans at the end of March, debuted the buzz cut Friday on the red carpet at the 5th annual Asian Awards in London. He also had an older woman on his arm, mom Trisha Malik, and what appeared to be a piercing on his nose.

In his first public appearance since going solo, he made time for fans and selfies when he arrived, the Mirror reported, then needed some help from security to make his way through the crowds.

"This kid is so cool. May Allah bless him," tweeted actor and all-around Bollywood big shot Shah Rukh Khan, 49, who posed for a picture with Malik during what he said was dinner time at the awards.

(Incidentally, previous winners for outstanding achievement in music include Nicole Scherzinger and Norah Jones; "Jurassic World" actor Irrfan Khan was honored last year for achievement in cinema.)

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Watch Anna Kendrick steal John Krasinski's girl on 'Lip Sync Battle'

Anna Kendrick has a thing for Emily Blunt, and John Krasinksi -- a.k.a. Jim Halpert -- definitely should have been in a boy band. 

These are just two of the lessons learned from Thursday night's "Lip Sync Battle."

The "Pitch Perfect 2" actress and "The Office" alum faced off in an episode of the viral Spike TV competition, and things got personal. 

Krasinski, who performed Tina Turner's "Proud Mary," also shined as the sixth member of 'N Sync (and a marionette!) in his version of "Bye Bye Bye." He may have needed to ice his knee after a drop, but it was totally worth it.

But Kendrick made a dig at his  personal life when she performed a hit from another boy band -- One Direction's "Steal My Girl" -- that turned into a surprise love letter to Blunt, her "Into the Woods" costar and Krasinski's wife of nearly five years. (Blunt also competed on the show in Anne Hathaway's infamous "Wrecking Ball" episode.)

"This song is from my heart and I'm excited to finally share it with the world," Kendrick...

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Anne Hathaway, Adam Shulman are not on the verge of adopting a baby

All those folks who really, really want Anne Hathaway to be a mom are going to have to cool their jets: The actress and husband Adam Shulman are not adopting a baby.

The report was debunked Wednesday by Gossip Cop, which was told point-blank by the "Devil Wears Prada" star's rep that the 32-year-old is not adopting anyone at present. Presumably not even "an American baby rather than one from overseas because she wants to help kids close to home,'' as an unnamed source was quoted saying in Star's original story.

Even so, outlets owned by the same company that owns Star continued to tout the report on Thursday and Friday, with other unaffiliated sites reporting on the reports.

Of course, those folks who really want Hathaway to be a mom would actually appear to include the "Les Miz" Oscar winner herself, if she hasn't changed her mind recently.

"I'm the only one here who's not a mother," the then-newlywed told the Hollywood Reporter in late 2012 while participating in a panel discussion that...

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Chris Brown posts pictures of his baby girl, Royalty
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