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Meek Mill gets 90 days' house arrest, can't work on music during that time

Looks like it's not bad to have Nicki Minaj on your side: Meek Mill was sentenced Friday to house arrest for a probation violation that could have seen him back behind bars.

The rapper, real name Robert Williams, was given a prison term of six to 12 months by the judge in a Philadelphia court and then immediately paroled to 90 days of house arrest, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Ben Stiller sets Guinness record for longest selfie stick at 'Zoolander 2' premiere

Apparently, there's a lot more to life than having a really, really, ridiculously long selfie stick, and Ben Stiller recently found out what that is.

Guinness World Records took a turn for the vain on Thursday when the "Zoolander 2" star scooped up the record for longest selfie stick at the sequel's London premiere in Leicester Square.

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Rose McGowan files for divorce from artist Davey Detail

Rose McGowan and Davey Detail are a couple no more -- the "Charmed" alum has filed for divorce not quite 2½ years after she married the artist.

McGowan, 42, cited "irreconcilable differences" in her divorce petition, which she filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, the Los Angeles Times has confirmed.

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Madonna's custody showdown with ex Guy Ritchie over son Rocco is delayed

Madonna and Guy Ritchie's hearing over custody of son Rocco Ritchie was postponed on Wednesday until March 2 -- which gives sources on both sides of the disagreement an additional month to lob anonymous gossip grenades.

Back in December, a judge granted the singer's request to have Rocco, 15, come back to New York from his dad's place in London before any changes were made in the exes' custody agreement.

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George Clooney recounts his bungled proposal to Amal: 'I'm 52 and I could throw out my hip pretty soon'

George Clooney, in rare form, fumbled through his proposal to his wife, Amal Alamuddin Clooney.

The former Hollywood bachelor dished during a Wednesday taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"  about how he popped the question to the human rights lawyer, and the suave star didn't have such a suave go at it. 

"It was one of those horrible moments.

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Halle Berry on her barrier-breaking Oscar win: 'Maybe it wasn't bigger than me'

Having only white actors nominated in the top categories at the Academy Awards for the last two years has Halle Berry — the only woman of color who's won a lead Oscar — questioning the significance of the moment in 2002 when she broke that racial barrier. 

"That win, almost 15 years ago, was iconic.

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