Neil Patrick Harris for Rolling Stone Magazine
Neil Patrick Harris worked hard to get in shape for Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch and now the actor's showing it off on the cover of the latestRolling Stone.
The former How I Met Your Mother star wears nothing but a bow tie and strategically placed top hat for the issue that hits stands Friday, and his fiancé couldn't be prouder. "He's so skinny, and I think that really gives him power," David Burtka said. "His body is crazy right now."
Oprah Winfrey's original audition for The Oprah Winfrey Show (then called A.M. Chicago) surfaced online this week, 30 years after the host first filmed it.
The tape, filmed in 1983, features a young Winfrey explaining the origins of her unusual name. "Originally, I was named from the Bible by Aunt Ida, who named me from Ruth, the first chapter at the fourteenth verse, Orpah, but no one knew how to spell in my home, and that's why I ended up being Oprah," Winfrey quipped.
Mekhi Phifer has filed for bankruptcy, TMZ reports.
The ER actor filed last April, claiming $67,000 in assets, including a leather bed and 12-year-old Segway. According to the legal documents, Phifer spends approximately $11,600 a month, though he only makes $7,500.
Jimmy Fallon, Seth Rogen, Zac Efron
Everyone's least favorite recurring Tonight Show skit "Ew" was made a little bit better Tuesday night with the addition of Zac Efron.
While NBC and CBS are in the midst of major late-night overhauls, ABC has extended Jimmy Kimmel's Live contract for two more years, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Chris Messina and Mindy Kaling
Danny (Chris Messina) went in for a kiss again on last week's Mindy Project, but our favorite doctor was having none of it. Mindy (Mindy Kaling) shut Danny down — hard — for only wanting her when he couldn't have her. And good for her! Danny was acting like a royal jerk. But thankfully, he'll try and make up for it in Tuesday's Season 2 finale (9:30/8:30c, Fox) when he sets out to win Mindy back.
In homage to You've Got Mail, Danny places a missed connection ad for Mindy in a newspaper (because do you really think Danny's heard of Craigslist?) and begins courting our modern day Shopgirl under the guise of being someone else.
California Chrome, Victor Espinoza
California Chrome won the 140th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs Saturday.
California Chrome, who was favored to win 2-1, spent most of the race in third place, until pulling far ahead of the competition in the home stretch.
Diane Keaton has finally broken her silence regarding the accusations that Woody Allen sexually abused his adoptive daughter Dylan Farrow.
"I have nothing to say about that. Except: I believe my friend," the actress told The Guardian.
Ben Affleck was kicked of out the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas after being suspected of counting cards, TMZ reports.
The actor was reportedly approached by security while playing blackjack at a high rollers' table Tuesday night. Affleck was then told he was deemed an "advantaged player" and security arranged a car service to return him to his hotel.
Quentin Tarantino has refiled his lawsuit against Gawker Media for leaking his script for The Hateful Eight, an unproduced ensemble western.
According to The Los Angeles Times, Tarantino now alleges Gawker directly infringed on his copyright by downloading the script in addition to his accusations of contributory copyright infringement by posting third-party download links on Defamer.