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Adam Levine is "People" Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive
ADAM LEVINE has been named "People" magazine's Sexiest Man Alive. He says, quote, "As a musician, you have fantasies that you want to win Grammys, but I didn't really think that this was on the table."
The other guys honored in this year's issue include . . .
Kelly Clarkson is Pregnant
KELLY CLARKSON and her husband Brandon Blackstock are expecting their first child together. She announced it on Twitter, saying, quote, "I'm pregnant!!! Brandon and I are so excited! Best early Christmas present ever."
They've only been married for a month. The ceremony was on October 20th. He has two kids from a previous marriage, but this is Kelly's first. Their child will also get to call REBA MCENTIRE grandma because Reba is married to Brandon's dad.
Kanye Likes Kim Because She's Not After Him For His Money
On "Ellen" yesterday, KANYE WEST explained what attracted him to KIM KARDASHIAN. The fact that she has her own money was part of it.
He said, quote, "[When] I was at my lowest moments I could get on the phone with her. She would make me feel like I was here for a reason and I had something to say, and just support me through that.
"It's incredible to have a woman . . . that is not using you for money . . . because once you become like a multi-millionaire there's a certain type of women out there that they go for that, and they'll put on the whole act and everything."
Sexy Pictures of Famous People
1. OLIVIA WILDE'S pregnancy is starting to show.
2. At the latest "Hunger Games" premiere, JENNIFER LAWRENCE and ELIZABETH BANKS both showed some skin.
3. Once "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" comes out, you're going to know the name ALAN RITCHSON. He plays a "tribute" named Gloss and he's HOT. Oh, and he used to be an underwear model.
3. Welcome back, JEWEL'S boobs! We've missed you.
4. Is there anything you'd rather see right now than ZAC EFRON holding a kitten?
6. SOFIA VERGARA wore some tight clothing for "GQ India".
7. Now that "selfie" is the Oxford English Dictionary's Word of the Year, here's a gallery of some of the best of 2013. Not surprisingly, KIM KARDASHIAN'S bathing suit pic is among them.
The Voice Cast of "Family Guy" Just Scored Big New Contracts
The voice cast of "Family Guy" just scored a MAJOR payday. Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis, and Mike Henry will reportedly pull down between $175,000 and $225,000 per episode, beginning next season. Seth MacFarlane, who voices multiple characters, will negotiate his deal separately.
Alex Borstein, who plays Lois . . . Seth Green and Mila Kunis, who voice Chris and Meg, respectively . . . and Mike Henry, who plays Cleveland . . . will reportedly pull down between $175,000 and $225,000 per episode, beginning next season.
The show's creator, SETH MACFARLANE . . . who voices multiple characters, including Peter, Stewie and the dog Brian . . . will negotiate his deal separately, since his contract includes all kinds of other stuff.
The show is in its 11th season, and averages about 20 episodes per season, which means these deals are worth somewhere around $3.5 million to $4.5 million a year.
Wednesday TV Reminders:
• "The X Factor". . . 8:00 to 10:00 P.M. on Fox. One Direction performs as the finalists each perform songs by British artists.
• "NFL Rush Zone" [3rd Season Premiere] . . . 8:30 to 9:00 P.M. on Nicktoons. Chargers running back Ryan Mathews and Browns defensive back Joe Haden do animated versions of themselves.
• "The League" [5th Season Finale] . . . 10:00 to 11:00 P.M. on FXX. Aziz Ansari from "Parks and Recreation" guest stars as Andre's nemesis.
• "Watch What Happens: Live" . . . 11:00 to 11:30 P.M. on Bravo. Josh Gad from the Steve Jobs movie "Jobs" guests.
Tonight's Late Night Talk Shows:
• "Letterman" - Howard Stern. Music Guest: The Neighbourhood.
• "Jimmy Kimmel" - Idris Elba ("Thor: The Dark World" and "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"). Music Guest: Chvrches.
• "The Tonight Show" - Blake Shelton ("The Voice"). Music Guest: Imelda May.
• "Jimmy Fallon" - Will Forte ("Nebraska"). Music Guest: Charlie Wilson.
• "Carson Daly" - Producer Mark Protosevich ("Oldboy") and David Finkel (author of "Thank You for Your Service"). Music Guest: Jonathan Wilson.
• "Arsenio" - Whoopi Goldberg, Hill Harper ("Covert Affairs"), and David Morrissey (the Governor on "The Walking Dead").
• "Conan" - Will Ferrell as Ron Burgundy. Music Guest: Jessie Ware.
• "Craig Ferguson" - Nikki Reed and comedian Joe Zimmerman.
• "Chelsea Lately" - Sam Claflin ("The Hunger Games: Catching Fire").
• "Jon Stewart" - Jennifer Lawrence ("The Hunger Games: Catching Fire").
• "The Colbert Report" - Music Guest: M.I.A.
28% of Us Are Planning to Gain Weight Over the Holidays
According to a new survey, only 28% of Americans are realistic enough to say they're expecting to gain weight over the holidays. 55% say they do NOT expect to gain weight, and the rest aren't sure.
If You Blow Up Your House Frying a Turkey, Expect a $29,000 Insurance Payout . . . If You Burn It Down With a Christmas Tree, Expect $100,000
Make sure your insurance is paid up right now. According to Allstate, insurance claims jump 15% during the holiday season. The average insurance claim after a turkey-frying house fire is $29,000 . . . and the average claim after a Christmas tree fire is over $100,000.
60% of Us Have Seen a Coworker Get Embarrassingly Drunk at a Holiday Party . . . Plus the Top Five Embarrassing Things We've Seen
According to a new poll, 60% of us have seen a coworker get drunk and do something embarrassing at a holiday party. And the most COMMON things drunk coworkers do include: Sharing inappropriate details about their own life . . . hitting on a coworker . . . attempting to drive drunk . . . swearing too much . . . and getting into an argument.
The Eight Spots People Have Sex at Work, Ranked From Best to Worst
A new survey found the best places to have sex at the office. The best places are your office . . . on top of your desk . . . or the conference room. And the worst places are the smoke break area . . . the kitchen . . . and a storage closet.
One in Seven People Have Missed a Promotion Because of How Casually They Dressed at Work
According to a new survey, one in seven people have MISSED A PROMOTION because they dressed too casually at work. 64% of bosses say they HATE when employees wear sandals . . . 58% hate t-shirts with slogans on them . . . and 49% hate shorts.
Do You Have "Email Apnea" . . . Where You Hold Your Breath While You Email? It Could Cause Health Problems
Here's another made-up modern medical condition for you to PANIC about. It's called EMAIL APNEA . . . and it happens when you HOLD YOUR BREATH while you're typing an email. It can make your body think it's in DANGER and lead to an increased heart rate, light headedness, and flop sweat.
If You Woke Up Tomorrow and Realized You'd Become a Billionaire, What's the First Thing You Would Do?
: Let's say you woke up tomorrow and realized you'd become a BILLIONAIRE. What's the first thing you would do? The best answers we've heard are: Call a lawyer, accountant, and financial planner . . . call work, quit, and go back to sleep . . . and eat celebratory bacon for breakfast.
The Bikini Is the Best Fashion Innovation of the Past 50 Years . . . And Baggy Pants Beat Out Parachute Pants for the Worst
According to a new poll, the BIKINI is the best fashion innovation of the past 50 years, followed by miniskirts and skinny jeans. The WORST is baggy pants . . . which somehow beat out PARACHUTE PANTS for first place. And leisure suits came in third.
The '70s Are Back . . . 51% of Women Say They've Stopped Grooming Down Below
This is a British survey, so we're not sure if it applies over here too. But apparently 51% of women say they DON'T style or groom their hair down there. The main reasons are that it's too much work . . . and their significant others, quote, "prefer the natural look."
The Top Three Things in the Past 50 Years People Wish They'd Witnessed
: If you could have been there to see ANY major event over the past 50 years, what would it be? According to a new poll, the most popular answer is . . . the first MOON LANDING. That was followed by the fall of the Berlin Wall, and Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.
A Hundred White Doves Were Set Free After a Wedding in China . . . But the Wedding Guests Killed and Ate Them?
Five couples had their wedding photos taken at the same spot in central China last Wednesday. And they bought a total of 100 white doves to use for the shoot. Then as soon as all the couples left, a bunch of wedding guests started KILLING the birds . . . so they could take them home for DINNER.
Dan Byrd - 28 (Travis Cobb on "Cougar Town".)
Nadine Velazquez - 35 (Catalina on "My Name Is Earl". Now she plays one of the wives on the FX fantasy football sitcom "The League". You can see her very impressive full frontal nudity in the movie "Flight".)
Dierks Bentley - 38 (Country superstar who loves the ladies. Biggest albums: His 2003 self-titled album, featuring "What Was I Thinkin'"; and 2005's "Modern Day Drifter", with "Come A Little Closer".)
Joel McHale - 42 (Host of "The Soup" and Jeff Winger on "Community".)
Callie Thorne - 44 (Sexy Dr. Dani Santino on "Necessary Roughness".)
Mike D - 48 (The Beastie Boys! He's Mike D and he gets respect, your cash and your jewelry are what he expects! Biggest albums: 1986's "Licensed to Ill", with the AMAZING "Fight for Your Right" and "Brass Monkey"; 1994's "Ill Communication", featuring "Sabotage"; and 1998's "Hello Nasty", with "Intergalactic".)
Sen Dog - 48 (Cypress Hill pot-head.)
Ming-Na - 50 (Sexy Asiatic minx who had trouble holding down a decent job after leaving "ER" . . . but is now one of the "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." on ABC. She's also the voice of Disney's "Mulan".)
Sean Young - 54 (Once sexy . . . now INSANE. She's the android Harrison Ford falls for in "Blade Runner" AND the transsexual cop in "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective"! By the way . . . if you've never seen "Ace Ventura", don't bother now. I just ruined it for you.)
Bo Derek - 57 ('80s goddess who was reduced to cat-fighting with Morgan Fairchild on "Fashion House". John Corbett from "Sex and the City" and "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" gets to nail her real good.)
Joe Walsh - 66 (The COOL Eagle and the leader of THE JAMES GANG! He also wrote the brilliant jam, "In the City" . . . which plays as the credits roll on the CLASSIC 1979 flick "The Warriors"!)
Veronica Hamel - 70 ("Hill Street Blues" minx-and-a half!)
NORMAN GREENBAUM - 71 (Biggest smash: 1969's "SPIRIT IN THE SKY" . . . certified Gold.)
Bob Einstein - 71 (Super Dave Osborne! He was also Larry in a few episodes of "Arrested Development" . . . and Marty Funkhouser on "Curb Your Enthusiasm". Got his start as a writer on "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour".)
Joe Biden - 71 (Vice presidential lunatic.)
Dick Smothers - 74 (The Smothers Brothers straight man.)
Richard Dawson - Would have been 81 - (1932 - 2012) (Quite the swordsman! Greatest "Family Feud" host ever. Also brilliant in the Schwarzenegger flick "The Running Man", and on "Hogan's Heroes", "Match Game '73" AND "Match Game '76"!)
Robert F. Kennedy - (1925 - 1968) (Dead Kennedy. Assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan. Emilio Estevez wrote and directed that movie about his assassination, "Bobby".)
Duane Allman - (1946 - 1971) (The Allman Brothers Band. Their greatest hits album, "A Decade of Hits: 1969 to 1979" is certified Double Platinum . . . and features their classic hits "Ramblin' Man", "Midnight Rider" and "Crazy Love".)
Countdown to Upcoming Events
• 2 days to "Catching Fire"
• 8 days until Thanksgiving
• 23 days to "The Hobbit: Part 2"
• 35 days until Christmas
• 86 days to Valentine's Day
• 1,157 days left of "Hope and Change"
51 years ago . . . in 1962 - THE FOUR SEASONS' mind-blowing smash "BIG GIRLS DON'T CRY" was released.
44 years ago . . . in 1969 - ALCATRAZ ISLAND was seized by militant Native Americans.
42 years ago . . . in 1971 - The "Theme from Shaft" by ISAAC HAYES hit #1 on the pop singles chart.
40 years ago . . . in 1973 - WHO drummer KEITH MOON collapsed during a San Francisco concert . . . he was completely loaded. PETE TOWNSHEND asked for a volunteer drummer from the audience . . . and 19-year-old Scott Halpin's dream came true.
(He took a shot of brandy, then played on three songs, including "My Generation".)
38 years ago . . . in 1975 - "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" was released . . . starring JACK NICHOLSON as a man who pretends to be crazy to get out of prison and LOUISE FLETCHER as Nurse Ratched, the head nurse of the mental asylum where he ends up.
31 years ago . . . in 1982 - DREW BARRYMORE became the YOUNGEST HOST OF "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE" . . . at age 7 . . . a whole THREE years before she started smoking the reefer . . . and TWO years before she started drinking.
30 years ago . . . in 1983 - An estimated 100 million people watched the controversial ABC-TV movie "THE DAY AFTER". The movie depicted the aftermath of nuclear war.
29 years ago . . . in 1984 - THE 50 BILLIONTH MCDONALD'S HAMBURGER WAS MADE!!!
27 years ago . . . in 1986 - "FORTUNE" magazine released its list of Products of the Year . . . which included LASER TAG.
21 years ago . . . in 1992 - WINDSOR CASTLE was damaged by a fire. THANK GOD that civilians and troops were able to save most of the Royal treasures!!!
19 years ago . . . in 1994 - DAVID CROSBY received a NEW LIVER he did not deserve at the UCLA Medical Center.
18 years ago . . . in 1995 - BBC Television broadcast an interview with PROMISCUOUS PRINCESS DIANA, who admitted to being UNFAITHFUL to PRINCE CHARLES.
16 years ago . . . in 1997 - The train-wreck known as TAWNY KITAEN married baseball pitcher CHUCK FINLEY. She later beat the crap out of him, and he filed for divorce in 2002. WHITESNAKE RULES!!! (???)
16 years ago . . . in 1997 - KENNY G. FINALLY received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.