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Miss Golden Globe 2015: 7 minutes with Greer Grammer

Think: 10 a.m. breakfast in bed, celebrating a two-year anniversary with her boyfriend in Carmel. Romantic, to say the least, and it was about to get better for Greer Grammer when informed she would be Miss Golden Globe 2015.

"I got the call and I screamed!" the 22-year-old MTV actress told the Los Angeles Times. "My boyfriend was, like, 'What is that?' and then he heard 'Golden Globes' and he knew it was something big." So big in fact, that Grammer couldn’t reveal the news to anyone. Not even to her father or, heaven forbid, her mother.

The USC graduate's parents are Kelsey Grammer of "Frasier" fame, who's a three-time Golden Globe winner, and Hollywood makeup artist Barrie Buckner.

"If my mom would be at the grocery store and someone asked her 'How’s Greer?' she would say, 'Oh, she's great, she's Miss Golden Globe!'"

The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. bestows the honor annually on a person with at least one celebrity parent. Though the title most often goes to a "Miss," there have...

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Marc Anthony, Shannon de Lima make debut as newlyweds at Latin Grammys

Marc Anthony and wife Shannon de Lima stepped out Thursday for their first red-carpet appearance as newlyweds.

The singer-songwriter-producer and the Venezuelan model got cozy in the front row at the Latin Grammys on Thursday night in Las Vegas, flashing their wedding bands -- and her 3-carat engagement diamond -- for the cameras, People reported.

Anthony was there for a lot more than the photo op, however: He performed twice on the MGM Grand stage.

Also, the tune "Cuando Nos Volvamos a Encontrar," which he was featured on, was nominated for record of the year and song of the year and won for best tropical song.

"Cambio de Piel," which he co-wrote, produced and performed for his album "3.0," was nominated for record of the year and song of the year. The album was named best salsa album and nominated for album of the year.

Anthony, 46, and De Lima, 26, tied the knot in early November with a low-key ceremony held at his home in La Romana, Dominican Republic. They'd dated on and off since...

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Raven-Symone on fake story about her and Cosby: 'Keep me out of this'

Did you hear that story about Raven-Symone and Bill Cosby? Well, she did, and she's calling it "disgusting."

"I was NOT [taken] advantage of by Mr. Cosby when I was on the Cosby Show! I was practically a baby on that show and this is truly a disgusting rumor that I want no part of!," the 28-year-old wrote Wednesday on Instagram after a gossip-parody website published a story saying she'd filed molestation charges against the comedy legend.

"Everyone on that show treated me with nothing but kindness. Now keep me out of this!"

The fake story, headlined "Raven Symone Files Molestation Charges Against Bill Cosby," included legit background information on the current Cosby controversy, but only after a few paragraphs claiming the actress was saying she'd been drugged and raped by her TV grandpa in the years after "The Cosby Show" wrapped.

The site gave TMZ credit for the made-up news and included a made-up quote from Raven-Symone's made-up attorney saying his "client" had stayed quiet for...

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Danica McKellar of 'Wonder Years' marries attorney beau in Kauai

Danica McKellar married Scott Sveslosky in Hawaii last weekend, and they've already zipped off into their future together. 

The woman who played Winnie Cooper on the '80s-'90s sitcom "The Wonder Years" tied the knot with her attorney beau in a small beachfront ceremony held Saturday in Kauai, People reported Thursday.

About 25 friends and family members were on hand for the sunrise event, the actress-turned-mathematician-author told the magazine.

"The forecast predicted rain, but there was not a drop of water in the clear sky," McKellar said. "The sun came peeking up over the mountains just as I was walking down the aisle, alongside both my parents."

As part of the ceremony, the bride and groom exchanged "family vows" with her son, 4-year-old Draco, and his, 10-year-old Hunter. "We also performed a sand ceremony where the four of us poured different-colored sand into a vase which we will keep at home," she said.

Guests got into the tropical vibe as well, receiving a hula lesson at the...

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Jerry Seinfeld: 'I don't have autism, I'm not on the spectrum'

Jerry Seinfeld is recanting his remarks about possibly being on the autism spectrum.

The 60-year-old "Seinfeld" star, who said on "NBC Nightly News" that he might have the disorder, stepped back from his statements during a recent interview with "Access Hollywood's" Billy Bush.

"I don't have autism, I'm not on the spectrum," he said. "I just was watching this play about it and thought, 'Why am I relating to something? ... I related to it on some level. That's all I was saying."

Earlier this month, the "Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee" host told NBC News anchor Brian Williams that he thought "on a drawn-out scale" he might have the disorder, citing markers in his self-diagnosis such as "never paying attention to the right things" and basic social engagement being "really a struggle."

Some autism groups lauded the admission; others accused the Emmy winner of oversimplifying the condition.

It turns out that Seinfeld recognizes a difficulty relating and talking to other people in many of...

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Sarah Silverman indicates her Bill Cosby rape joke may have gone too far

Comedian Sarah Silverman was criticized heavily Wednesday night after she tweeted a joke about being raped by Bill Cosby.

Silverman, who has more than 5 million followers, perhaps seeing the feedback the tweet was generating, later said she would have edited the joke to make it less graphic.

In the original tweet, which was not erased, Silverman said, “Bill Cosby gave me one of those ‘don't be dirty’ lectures but I was unconscious & he was talking about my [anus].”

An hour later, she returned with a tamer version of the joke: “Bill Cosby gave me one of those ‘don't be dirty’ lectures but I was rendered unconscious.”

Many who criticized Silverman -- who is known for her racy and often dirty humor -- said rape is never funny.

Still, there were plenty of people who tweeted that they laughed at the joke and that those who were offended needed to relax.

Cosby is at the center of numerous rape allegations from his past, with many of the women saying they were drugged and sexually assaulted.


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