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Julia Roberts on celeb culture: ‘There is a dehumanization that goes with fame’

Does anyone else think this is quite possibly the loveliest Julia Roberts has looked in years? I usually hate when she’s doing this blonde-with-roots look, but this Wall Street Journal photoshoot is amazing. So pretty. Anyway, you can read the full WSJ piece here – WSJ has really stepped it up with their celebrity interviews over the past year or so, and this piece is one of the most intensive Julia interviews I’ve read in a while. It’s a good piece, and it probably helps that Julia is promoting a project that she cares about: the HBO movie The Normal Heart. Some highlights:

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Julia Roberts on Nancy Motes’ Death: It’s Just Heartbreak

Julia Roberts is speaking out on the apparently drug overdose of her half-sister, Nancy Motes, with whom the actress had a tumultuous relationship.

“It’s just heartbreak,” a tearful Roberts, 46, told the Wall Street Journal in an interview conducted March 1, just one day before this year’s Academy Awards.

“It’s only been 20 days. There aren’t words to explain what any of us have been through in these last 20 days,” she said in the interview, released today.

“It’s hour by hour some days, but you just keep looking ahead.”

Nancy Motes died inside her Los Angeles apartment of an

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JULIA ROBERTS & MARK RUFFALO Hot New Trailer: ‘The Normal Heart’

Hollywood is going back in time (a little bit) to explore the start of the AIDS epidemic in the 80s. Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto earned a mantle-full of awards for their acting in the AIDS drama ‘The Dallas Buyers Club.’ Will we see Julia Roberts and Mark Ruffalo collecting awards at the Emmys this fall and then the Golden Globes, which recognizes both TV and movies? I think we might: take a look at the trailer for their new TV movie, ‘The Normal Heart.’ RELATED: Julia Roberts chic in black and white at the Golden Globes.

Julia plays a doctor treating AIDS patients in the 80s, when

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David Letterman Retires, Twitter Reacts

During the taping of his latest Late Show episode yesterday, David Letterman announced his retirement.

The comedian will rundown his final Top 10 List some time in 2015.

Considering his standing in Hollywood, the length of time he’s hosted a talk show and the fact that he’s met pretty much every famous person on the planet, it didn’t take long for celebrities to react to this news on Twitter…

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David Letterman to Retire in 2015

All it took was one night with Lady Gaga to drive David Letterman away.

We kid, but the day after Gaga sang for the first time on The Late Show, Letterman announced his retirement as a talk show host.

The comedian told his studio audience at today’s taping of his decision, with REM bassist Mike Mills Tweeting the news and various outlets subsequently confirming that Letterman will recite his final Top 10 List some time next year.

Letterman got his big break by performing stand-up many times on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. He was

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Jimmy Kimmel-Clinton Selfie Goes Viral: Eat Your Heart Out, Ellen!

Attention, Ellen DeGeneres: Jimmy Kimmel will see your Bradley Cooper and raise you three Clintons in the selfie he posted to his followers over the weekend:

Kimmel took the photo at the Clinton Global Initiative University in Tempe, Ariz., where he interviewed the former first family in front of 1,000 students.

“@TheEllenShow No Brad Cooper but 3 Clintons & a Kimmel @HillaryClinton @ChelseaClinton @Bill Clinton #selfie,” Kimmel tweeted Saturday.

He was referring to DeGeneres’ Oscar “selfie” featuring Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey and Bradley Cooper

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Jared Leto: Jennifer Lawrence Falling at Oscars "A Bit of an Act" … Maybe?

Jared Leto isn’t totally convinced by Jennifer Lawrence’s lovably clumsy antics at the Academy Awards, specifically the beloved star’s famous spills.

On Sunday, cameras caught Jennifer Lawrence falling at the Oscars for the second straight year, this time in her Dior gown while waving to fans on the red carpet.

Later, before presenting the Best Actor award, she yelled at someone in the crowd from the stage, saying, “Why are you laughing? What? Is this funny?”

Leto, this year’s Best Supporting Actor winner, revealed that she was in fact scolding Jared and his mother and brother,

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Ellen DeGeneres Takes Fans Behind Scenes of the Oscars, Twitter-Shattering Selfie

Someone should have flashed a boob.

So says Jennifer Lawrence to Ellen DeGeneres in the following video, which the talk show host has released online and which takes viewers behind the scenes of the 2014 Academy Awards.

We see Ellen preparing for her hosting gig in the footage, along with her telling J. Law and Kerry Washington about how the Samsung-sponsored Oscars selfie broke Twitter.

It would have broken the entire Internet if someone showed real skin, Lawrence jokes. Alas…

Watch to see DeGeneres receive props from a number

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Ellen DeGeneres Oscar Selfie: Preplanned Product Placement Plug For Samsung!

Samsung spent an estimated $20 million on TV ads to run during the 2014 Academy Awards, but Ellen DeGeneres gave them the best product placement ever.

That’s right, Ellen DeGeneres’ Oscar selfie was not spontaneous.

Viewers may have noticed Ellen toying with a white Samsung phone during the broadcast, even before she handed a Galaxy Note 3 to Bradley Cooper.

The actor famously took a “selfie” photo of himself and other stars including Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep, Kevin Spacey and Jennifer Lawrence with the host.

While the stunt felt spontaneous, and became the most re-Tweeted photo

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Cate Blanchett told Julia Roberts to ‘suck it’ because they were drinking together

Let’s just take a moment to appreciate the wonder that is Cate Blanchett once again. I have a feeling that we won’t be hearing much about her for a while – Cate does tend to go back to Sydney to hibernate in between film projects, plus she’s all about her theater company these days. So, I’m just saying, we might not be talking about her much for months beyond her Oscar win. Let’s enjoy it while we can.

There were some unanswered questions about Cate’s excellent Oscar speech, like… “Why did Cate tell Julia Roberts to ‘suck it’?” Cate was asked about that in the press room, and she

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