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Who Is Chely Wright, Anyway?

When People revealed the “big” star coming out of the closet on May 7 would be country star Chely Wright, I was, like, who?! If we’re not talking the Dixie Chicks, Shania Twain, or Taylor Swift, I don’t know crap about country. But apparently, Wright, 39, is huge in the country music scene and it’s a big deal that she’s the first major country artist to out herself as a lesbian.

So maybe I’ve never heard of Chely Wright before in my life — but now, as she faces the world, truly herself, as a gay person, I’ve got tons of respect for her. After the jump, some facts we learned about her … Keep reading »

Who IS Alexis Neiers, Anyway?

Reality TV is getting a new potential sociopath we’ll love to hate: Alexis Neiers, star of the E! show “Pretty Wild,” airing on Sunday, March 14. “Pretty Wild” will star 18-year-old Neiers, her sister Gabby, 15, their friend, Tess Taylor, 19, and the mama bear of the Neiers clan, former model Andrea Arlington. But what starts out as just another party-girls-of-L.A. reality show turns into something different when Neiers is busted as a “Bling Ring” burglar who robs clothes, jewelry and cash from the homes of celebs like Paris Hilton and Orlando Bloom. Ruh roh!

After the jump, more deets about Alexis and a clip from “Pretty Wild”… Keep reading »

Who IS Chris Pine, Anyway?

Oh, Chris Pine. Simcha and I are so sorry for doubting you. We didn’t think you had the brawny hotness to play Captain Kirk. We thought you were too pretty to battle the Romulans and woo the ladies with your rough, raw male charisma. But we were wrong. Oh. So. Wrong. Pine captures the essence of Captain Kirk without resorting to a Shatner impersonation, and he brings a whole new level of sexiness to the notorious ladies man character. For long time fans and new converts alike, here’s everything there is to know about the delicious Chris Pine.
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Who IS Ray J, Anyway?

Singer/music producer/actor Ray J, Brandy Norwood’s brother, is the latest D-lister to look for love on VH1 on “For the Love of Ray J.” But not much is known about this guy who is desperate for musical success and enjoys partying and loving, other than that Kim Kardashian sex tape business… Keep reading »

Who Is Fatima Bhutto, Anyway?

George Clooney has always been a bit of a ladies man. The self-proclaimed eternal bachelor — who has vowed to never, ever, ever marry — has dated a slew of Hollywood starlets and pretty, young unknowns. Renee Zellweger, Lisa Snowdon, Krista Allen, and, most recently, Sarah Larson, have all spent quality time with the actor, but none of them have actually stuck. But could all that be changing now that Clooney has apparently been flirting outside of Hollywood? Rumor has it, Clooney is dating Fatima Bhutto, 26, the Afghan born poet and writer, who is also the niece of slain Pakastani politician Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated last year. So what do we know about the accomplished Miss Bhutto? More, after the jump… Keep reading »

Who IS Casey Johnson, Anyway?

Socialite Casey Johnson and her crew of friends have been known for starting public scandals and feuds. Recently, Casey’s ex-girlfriend, Courtenay Semel, viciously beat her and set fire to her hair. As the heir to the Johnson & Johnson fortune and daughter of New York Jets owner Robert Wood “Woody” Johnson, Casey has led a very privileged life that doesn’t seem to include much more than spending money, engaging in girl fights and partying. Keep reading »

Who IS Olivia Palermo, Anyway?

By now you’ve probably watched an episode of “The City” or have spent at least 10 seconds wondering why such do-nothing people get their own TV shows. One of those do-nothings is Olivia Palermo, Whitney Port’s “co-worker” at Diane von Furstenberg and her fellow “City” castmate. She’s also who I so lovingly refer to as C-Face, as I think she is possibly one of the most vapidly coniving people every on television. That said, outside of the New York social scene, Olivia is not well-known at all, despite acting as if she’s the bee’s knees. So who is this creature that our hero Kelly Cutrone literally guffawed over? All the info, after the jump. Keep reading »

Who IS Rose Byrne, Anyway?

FX’s popular suspenseful drama “Damages” begins its second season tonight and we’ve heard tons of great things about the show. Unfortunately, the first season’s episodes are not available online, but you can read the recaps here if you want to get up to speed before trying the show out this evening. Glenn Close, who we adore in basically everything, is the star, but recognizable (and beautiful) face Rose Byrne plays Ellen Parsons, the naive goody-two shoes attorney working for a devious, slightly psychotic boss. From what we understand, this season Ellen sheds her good girl image and transforms into this manipulative back-stabbing vixen, giving her boss some competition. So how do you know Rose’s face? Everything we could find out about her, after the jump…

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Who IS Jemima Khan, Anyway?

Guy Ritchie hasn’t been divorced from Madonna for a month, yet he seems to have found someone new. Ritchie attended a London dinner party with Jemima Khan earlier this month, according to People.com. Unless you follow the U.K. tabloids, you probably don’t know much about this millionaire heiress. Keep reading »

Who IS James Franco, Anyway?

He’s sexy enough to play James Dean, funny enough to host “Saturday Night Live,” bad enough to play a classic comic book villain, sophisticated enough to be the face of Gucci pour Homme, and brave enough to go gay — twice. James Franco is more than just a pretty face, he’s the kind of actor that at 30 has already earned the respect and admiration of his peers. Ask anyone, from Tinseltown to his hometown: To know James Franco is to love him. In his latest movie, “Milk,” the story of gay activist and San Francisco city supervisor Harvey Milk, he stars alongside Emile Hirsch and Sean Penn. The flick opened over Thanksgiving weekend, and it already has major Oscar buzz. In it, Franco plays, as he says, “the supporting wife” role, Milk’s lover, Scott Smith. It’s a bold move, but James Franco isn’t your average actor. Here’s what we found out about the man behind all those legends. Keep reading »

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