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  • Lea Michele throws a birthday bash for Babs

    Happy birthday Barbra Streisand! To celebrate your big 70th, Lea Michele is throwing a party to honor you. The “Glee” star is obsessed with Streisand.  Her biggest dream is to remake “Funny Girl” or to have Streisand guest star on “Glee,” a friend told the Hollywood Life. The one time Lea actually met Streisand, she…

  • ‘Somebody That I Used To Know,’ in Hebrew

    We’re all talking about Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know,” and rightly so: The song is awesome. The crazy YouTube sensation has had over 175 million views and if you enter the song into a YouTube search, you’ll wind up with countless amazing covers. (“Glee” has already covered the song in a recent episode, so you know it’s a hit).
    Roi Lavi and the Good Guys have taken covering the song to a whole new level. Not only have they translated the song into Hebrew (which sounds possibly more awesome than the English version), but they’ve covered a cover — Walk Off the Earth’s version of the song, where six people play one instrument. With a new Middle Eastern vibe, the Hebrew version features an oud and even a high-pitched guy wearing a kippah.
    Check out the Roi Lavi and the Good Guys version here:
    Watch the original after the jump

  • Ricky Gervais responds to criticism of his Anne Frank joke

    Ricky Gervais is explaining himself. Earlier this week, we reported on Gervais’ appearance on “The Daily Show,” where he made an Anne Frank joke (which he has apparently been using in his routine for 10 years) and was met with some serious backlash. Maybe it’s because this is the week of Holocaust Remembrance Day. Maybe…

  • With Michelle Williams in the picture, Jason Segel has forgotten Sarah Marshall

    Sorry ladies — Jason Segel is taken. No, it’s not Miss Piggy, or any of the other Muppets for that matter. The “Five-Year Engagement” (and before that “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”) star is dating Michelle Williams, the recent Marilyn Monroe in “My Week With Marilyn.” “I think I would very much just like to be happy,”…

  • Isaac Mizrahi on being bullied

    Everyone is talking about bullies. With the new documentary “Bully” not only in theaters but also campaigning for a rating change to reach a wider audience, it seems like bullies are all the rage (and not in a good way). Marlo Thomas recently spoke with designer and fashion mogul Isaac Mizrahi on her show “Mondays…

  • Two of Hollywood’s biggest nebbishes take the screen

    Two of Hollywood’s biggest nebbishes take the screen this summer when Woody Allen and Jesse Eisenberg team up for Woody Allen’s latest movie, “To Rome With Love.” If you’ve missed Allen’s neurotic humor and perfect comedic timing, worry no more: This film features not only Allen himself (his first appearance in a movie since 2006)…

  • Meet Michael Ginsburg, Mad Men’s new Jew

    Last night’s episode of “Mad Men” introduced the world to Michael Ginsburg, Sterling Cooper Draper Price’s first-ever Jewish copywriter. This is a far cry from Season One, in which Roger Sterling, forced to pull from the accounting to show a potential client they employ fellow tribe members as copywriters, observers: “Jewish businesses usually go to…

  • Stewart does Lieberman

    Okay kids, here is a shocking secret about yours truly: I haven’t really met many celebrities. Sure, if you count hiding in the hedges and looking through binoculars into Brad Pitt’s living room as an in-depth conversation, I’ve rubbed elbows with a few A-listers. But overall? I’ve never really run with the “in” crowd. However,…

  • Po-Po who arrested Mel Gibson reaches settlement

    Remember back in 2006 when Mel Gibson was arrested for drunk driving and said the Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world? Yeah, well. That sort of came back to bite him in the butt, as Gibson has been irrevocably disgraced in Hollywood and is now known as the poster child for…

  • Hawt girlie catfight ensues at Drake’s Grammy party

    Looks like someone is hanging around with bad company these days. According to TMZ, a catfight broke out at Drake’s after party between “Celebrity Apprentice” star Claudia Jordan and her ex-boyfriend’s crazy, ranting ex-girlfriend. Jordan, who also used to be one of those leggy models holding the suitcase on “Deal or No Deal,” told TMZ…