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  • Is Natalie Portman pregnant?

    Is time for Bet Portman? Jewish actress and “Black Swan” star Natalie Portman was spotted wearing a rather baggy Dior gown at the Vanity Fair post-Oscars party, which has raised the suspicion that she might be hiding a baby bump. The 31-year-old wife of ballet mogul Benjamin Millepied and mother of baby Aleph, was seen in a… More ▸

  • Nev from ‘Catfish’ is now selling t-shirts with his chest hair pattern

    We were expecting Yaniv “Nev” Schulman to start cashing in on the popular documentary-made-MTV show “Catfish” but this came as quite the bizarre surprise. Schulman, a New York Jew and son of Israeli parents, who made famous in the 2010 documentary “Catfish” after starting a Facebook relationship with a woman without ever meeting her (we… More ▸

  • Aly Raisman is joining Dancing with the Stars

    After winning a gold medal, and our hearts, at last summer’s Olympics to the tune of “Hava Nagilla,” Aly Raisman is rumored to be moving onto a dancing career by joining ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” The Jewish Olympic-winning gymnast is joining the celebrity cast of America’s favorite dancing show, according to TMZ. Although the official list of… More ▸

  • The ADL didn’t think Seth Macfarlane was very funny

    Some of us chuckled– giggled at most– to Seth Macfarlane’s sexist, racist jokes at the Oscars last night, but the anti-Defamation League’s Abe Foxman certainly did not. The organization sent out a press release this morning calling Macfarlane’s Ted bit “offensive and not remotely funny,” referring to the part where the teddy bear from the 2012 film, “Ted” came… More ▸

  • Fran Drescher wants you to know she likes to sext

    She’s moved on from her immaculate role as the Nanny. In an interview with Access Hollywood, Fran Drescher revealed that she often sexts (as in, to send dirty text messages), but makes sure she never sends photos. “I like to sext,” the 55-year-old star of “Happily Divorced” said. “Absolutely, [but] no pictures.” Drescher revealed that… More ▸

  • Babs is preparing for the Oscars with juice

    There’s a lot of pressure being put on Barbra Streisand, whose performing for the first time in 36 years this Sunday at the Oscars (7:00, EST, which gives you just enough time to sober up from the Purim festivities), and to deal with that pressure, Babs is altering her eating routines. Stylists told the Hollywood Reporter Streisand is… More ▸

  • John Galliano’s brother responds to the faux pas

      Joe Galliano, the brother of fashion designer John Galliano, appeared on Conan Tuesday night to respond to his brother’s outfit, which may or may not have been copying Hasidic garb (where did this guy even come from? Conan, how do you do what you do?)   The other Galliano poked fun at all the… More ▸

  • That Israeli TV commercial featuring Julia Louis-Dreyfus was pulled off the air

    The controversial commercial Julia Louis-Dreyfus made for Israel’s YES satellite television company has been pulled off the air, Contact Music reports. The commercial showed Louis-Dreyfus rubbing an overweight woman’s stomach in an elevator and wishing her a congratulations only to find out she’s not pregnant, and she spends the rest of the commercial trying to fix her mistake. Israeli… More ▸

  • Shia LaBeouf drops out of Broadway play after disagreement with Alec Baldwin, leaks apologetic email

    Shia LaBeouf and Alec Baldwin are in some sort of fight, and the two couldn’t resolve the issue to the point that Shia LaBeouf has dropped out of their upcoming Broadway show, Orphans, according to the AP. LaBeouf pulled out of the production, “due to creative difference,” according to the show’s producers, but LaBeouf tweeted an email last… More ▸