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Paul Rudd All He Can Be, And More, As Hasty Pudding’s Man of the Year (photos!)

Paul Rudd, one of Hollywood’s most versatile actors in both comedies and dramas, now has another accolade honoring his career–The Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ Man of the Year Award. Rudd was roasted last night Rudd and presented with the traditional "Pudding Pot." Past contemporary recipients include Robert Downey Jr, Tom Hanks, Chris Pratt, Robert De Niro, Harrison Ford, Justin Timberlake and most recently, Ryan Reynolds....
Johnny Depp Pirates Premiere

Johnny Depp Goes All In to Back New Pirates Movie at LA Premiere (photos!)

Johnny Depp was here, there and everywhere at the Los Angeles premiere of his latest pirates movie “Dead Men Tell No Tales.” Despite a reputation for eccentricity, he went all in to make the fans, and movie execs happy, posing for photos and signing autographs with abandon. Johnny could use a little adulation after a crushing year that included a highly publicized divorce from wife of 15 months Amber Heard....

Bernadette Peters, Matthew Morrison Dazzle at PCF Gala (Photos!)

Broadway veteran Bernadette Peters and Matthew Morrison, best known for his role on hit Fox show “Glee,” were show stoppers at the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) dinner at restaurant Daniel on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The non-profit organization funds groundbreaking cancer research programs and has helped save millions of lives....

Oprah, Usher Lead Night of One Names at Robin Hood Gala in New York City

In a room where everybody was somebody, you were nobody at last night’s Robin Hood Foundation Gala in New York City–unless everyone knew you by only one name. There was Oprah and Usher and Katie and, well, you get the point. It was New York City’s biggest annual fundraiser. Ironically, those who made the night happen, raising $61 million to help fight poverty in New York City, were the nameless, faceless financial barons best known only on Wall Street. ...

Prince Harry Leads Royal Charge in Palm Beach Charity Polo Match

Prince Harry weathered a downpour not unlike soggy England to lead his Sentebale ISPS Handa team to victory in a round robin charity polo match at Valiente Polo Farm in Palm Beach earlier this week. It was only the second such event in the United States. More than 300 spectators turned out for the event to raise money for Prince Harry’s charity Sentebale. It supports young people living with HIV/AIDS in Lesotho, Africa. ...
Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson mug for the camera at the London Fan Screening of the Paramount Pictures film .Zoolander 2.' Stiller also set a record for the largest selfie stick photo. (Photo: Getty)

Ben Stiller Swings Big Friggin’ Stick at Zoolander 2 London Debut (see!)

Ben Stiller made history at the London premiere of his new movie “Zoolander 2,” by swinging the largest selfie stick in the world and taking a photo of stars Will Ferrell, Owen Wilson, Penelope Cruz, Christine Taylor, Kristen Wiig, Justin Theroux and supporting cast of fans. The Guinness Book of World Records was on hand to document the feat and presented Stiller with a certificate, attesting to the new record. ...
Lee Woodruff and husband Bob Woodruff hosted the Hamptons Stands for Heroes event at the home of Joan and George Hornig. (Photo by Lenny Stucker)

Hamptons Stands for Heroes Honors Bob, Lee Woodruff Foundation

Bob Woodruff and wife Lee Woodruff hosted the Hamptons Stands for Heroes event to celebrate the work of The Bob Woodruff Foundation, which helps war veterans make a smooth transition when they return home. The event was held Friday (Aug. 28) at the home of Joan and George Hornig, Chief Operating Officer of Pine Bridge Investments and a co-founder of Wasserstein Perella & Company....