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'Bachelorette' superfan Jennifer Weiner: Stop the shame game!

The rap on this seasons Bachelorette, starring Atlanta lawyer Andi Dorfman, was that it just wasnt very interesting. Andi, who famously rejected narcissistic Juan Pablo on The Bachelor, was initially a fan favorite, but perhaps because shes just so darn well-adjusted, her show lacked much of the drama that has characterized past outings.

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:11:00 GMT
LOL! OMG! Rapper DMX needs TLC after terrifying thrill ride

Want to watch rapper DMX grunt, curse and scream in a new video? There's no music involved, it's just the 43-year-old reacting to an amusement park ride called the Slingshot at Magical Midway Thrill Park in Orlando, Florida.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:52:49 GMT
James Franco shows Jimmy Fallon how to take a cool selfie

"Say 'cheese'!" It's something James Franco rarely seemed to do when taking selfies with fans after his recently ended "Of Mice and Men" performances on Broadway, and on Monday, he explained why.During a visit to "The Tonight Show," he let host Jimmy Fallon in on his reasoning: According to Franco, it's because fans sometimes take crummy selfies.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:28:23 GMT
Fame, with brush: Check out Tony Bennett's surprising side gig

He may have 17 Grammys, a packed summer tour schedule and a new album on the way with Lady Gaga, but even Tony Bennett needs a break from the spotlight once in a while. That's when he picks up his paint set.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:19:00 GMT
TMI or just tough luck? 'Bachelorette' ends in awkward confrontation

Andi Dorfman had a difficult decision to make during the season 10 finale of "The Bachelorette" in short, Josh Murray or Nick Viall? She picked Murray, but if Dorfman thought she was on the fast track to happily-ever-after when she accepted his proposal, well ... Viall had other plans.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:18:35 GMT
Kiefer Sutherland takes high road after Freddie Prinze Jr. slam

Kiefer Sutherland is responding to Freddie Prinze Jr.'s epic diss.While at Comic-Con over the weekend, Prinze blasted Sutherland and said working with him on the show "24" in 2010 made him want to quit acting. So what does Sutherland think of Prinze's major shade? "Kiefer worked with Freddie Prinze, Jr.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:32:00 GMT
Hoda on Bachelorette Andis pick: This is love

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:01:53 GMT
No blue suede shoes, but Graceland auction offers treasure trove of Elvis rarities

Elvis Presley said we could do what we want, but lay off of his blue suede shoes. That won't be a problem at the first-ever Graceland-hosted auction of King memorabilia next month. The lyrical footwear is not on sale but fans shouldn't despair.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:55:00 GMT
'Start building your ark now!' Ian Ziering warns that 'Sharknado 2' storm is coming

Inclement weather is on the way! The sequel to last summer's fin-filled TV disaster flick "Sharknado" makes landfall Wednesday night, and according to star Ian Ziering, it's time to take cover."Start building your ark now!' he warned during a Tuesday visit to TODAY.There is one thing "Sharknado 2" viewers don't have to worry about: watching the first film in the franchise.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:54:00 GMT
'Downright scared!' Watch Al and Matt's 'Sharknado 2' cameo

A storm is coming to Manhattan straight out of Al Roker's nightmares an EF-5 sharknado."I'm really nervous about this,'' Al says. "In fact, I'm downright scared."On Tuesday, Syfy released a sneak peek of the surefire Emmy-winning performance of Al and Matt Lauer in the movie event that promises to "break Twitter" in the words of star Ian Ziering.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:16:00 GMT
Carson Daly to Seth Meyers: TODAY lets 'me flex what talents I have'

Is anyone busier than Carson Daly? Not only does he turn up bright and chipper every weekday in the TODAY studio, hes the enthusiastic emcee on NBCs The Voice; hosts Last Call with Carson Daly in late night; has a radio show, and is about to become a daddy for the third time. Phew!

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:52:00 GMT
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett reveal their jazz album's release date on TODAY

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga rolled into the TODAY plaza with style in a Rolls Royce to make a big announcement: Their long-awaited jazz album, "Cheek to Cheek," will be released on Sept. 23.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:40:00 GMT
Toby Keith rakes in the bucks as country music's highest-paid star

How do you like him now? For the second year in a row, Toby Keith has topped Forbes magazine's list of the highest paid country artists. Keith's bounty this year? A cool $65 million.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:19:00 GMT
'Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies' trailer lights up the Internet

Love movie trailers? You're riding a great wave these last few days. The "Mockingjay" and "Mad Max" trailers were released over the weekend, and on Monday, the first teaser trailer for the final "Hobbit" movie, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," hit the Internet.Teased director Peter Jackson on Facebook: "I think one or two of you asked to see this?

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:19:00 GMT
'Game of Thrones' bloopers will make you laugh (until they die)

The laughs are few and far between during the serious drama that takes place every week on "Game of Thrones." But a newly released blooper reel delivers a season's worth of chuckles in just two minutes.The stars of the viral video are some of our favorites from the HBO fantasy series, including:Tywin Lannister, forgetting his lines and delivering a bleep with his blooper from the Iron Throne.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:01:21 GMT
Catherine Zeta-Jones: 'I was a mess' about Michael Douglas' cancer

Michael Douglas is once again opening up about his battle with cancer. Speaking in front of 3,000 doctors at the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies' 5th World Congress event in New York on Sunday, the 69-year-old actor got candid while talking about being misdiagnosed three times before his 2010 throat cancer diagnosis.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:08:00 GMT
Katniss returns! New trailer reveals 3 great 'Mockingjay' moments

Thus far, "Hunger Games" fans have learned two things from the first teaser trailers released ahead of "Mockingjay Part 1," the first of two films that will wrap up the franchise: That the Capitol really loves the color white, and that President Snow has made Peeta his (literal) right-hand man.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:37:05 GMT
D'oh! See Homer and Peter bond and battle in 'Simpsons'-'Family Guy' crossover

Comic-Con attendees got an early taste of the long-awaited "Simpsons"-"Family Guy" crossover when a sneak preview of the episode aired during Saturday's "Family Guy" panel.Five "Simpsons" characters we want deadThe nearly five-minute teaser finds the Griffins stuck in Springfield, where Peter cautions his family not to drink the water: "Everybody around here looks like they have hepatitis.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:07:02 GMT
Whoopi Goldberg unsure of new 'View': 'There could be six turtles at the table'

Whoopi Goldberg was the sole survivor of a mass turnover of panelists from "The View" earlier this year, but don't ask her for the scoop on who will be joining her at the table when the morning talk show returns in September."Here's the truth," Goldberg said of the show during a visit to TODAY Monday to talk about her new movie, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:51:56 GMT
No Mel in this 'Mad Max'! Tom Hardy explodes in first 'Fury Road' trailer

In retro-loving Hollywood, everything old is new again, and the latest classic to get a big-screen reboot is "Mad Max."The dystopian drama, which thrilled audiences in 1979 with Mel Gibson in role of the title antihero, will explode on the big screen again next year, and the first trailer for the flick proves that while some post-apocalyptic things never change, the main man certainly does.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:46:00 GMT
'Covert Affairs' star Piper Perabo weds director Stephen Kay

Living it up the Big Easy way! As Us Weekly exclusively confirmed, Piper Perabo tied the knot with her longtime beau Stephen Kay in New York on Saturday. Now, the "Covert Affairs" actress has shared the first picture from her wedding day.PHOTOS: Celebrity weddings 2014Perabo, 37, wore a unique, long-sleeve nude and silver-colored dress to say "I do" in front of her close family and friends.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:41:00 GMT
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