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Stewart-050912.jpg Jon Stewart, who announced his impending departure from "The Daily Show" in February, has opened up about his decision to leave the post. Speaking with the Guardian, J-Stew said he simply realized it was time. "It's not like I thought the show wasn't working any more, or that I didn't know how to do it," he began. "It was more, 'Yup, it's working. But I'm not getting the same satisfaction.'"

Bradpitt-081611.jpg Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are looking to adopt another child—this time one from Syria, sources say. According to the Daily Express, the couple is eyeing a little girl from the war torn nation to become their seventh kid.

sarahjessicaparker-062614.jpg Sarah Jessica Parker has reportedly signed on to appear in a new HBO series titled "Divorce." The show is described as similar to "Sex and the City" but with a leading character who is wiser and more world-weary. Parker will play the lead role of Frances, a long-time New Yorker "who suddenly begins to reassess her life and her marriage, and finds that making a clean break . . ."

ryangosling-090712.jpg Ryan Gosling has been added to the upcoming sequel of "Blade Runner," the 1982 sci-fi classic starring Harrison Ford. Ford returns for the sequel, reprising his role as Rick Deckard, while Gosling's role has not been made public. In the original, Dekard's mission was to hunt down and kill machines that were nearly identical to humans.

vergara-052714.jpg Sofia Vergara has reportedly been slapped with a lawsuit by her ex-fiance over two frozen embryos the pair created together before their split. Her ex-beau, Nick Loeb, has reportedly filed the suit in an attempt to keep the "Modern Family" star from destroying the embryos. According to InTouch Weekly, Sofia has stated that she "hoped for the female embryos to ultimately be destroyed."

GiseleBundchen-082213.jpg Super model Gisele Bundchen has confirmed that she is retiring from runway modeling. She made her final appearance in a live-show setting this week in Sao Paolo, Brazil and broke news of her retirement from the catwalk in a post to Instagram. "Today after 20 years in the industry, it is a privilege to be doing my last fashion show by choice and yet still be working in other facets . . ."

emmastone-050714.jpg Emma Stone is reportedly in talks for the female lead in Damien Chazelle's new musical film "La La Land." The project centers on two young aspiring stars who move to Los Angeles in pursuit of their dreams but soon find that Tinsel Town's hard edges could pull them apart. Chazelle penned the script and will direct the project for Lionsgate.

HomaroCantu-041515.jpg Celebrity chef Homaro Cantu has been found dead of an apparent suicide in Chicago. The 38-year-old was reportedly found dead of hanging in a retail warehouse space that Cantu was planning to revive as a brewery on the north side of Chicago, according to People.com. Cantu was best known for his appearances on shows including "Iron Chef," "Hell's Kitchen" and "Dinner Impossible."

olivia-041415.jpg Olivia Munn has reportedly signed on to appear in the role of Betsy Braddock, or Psylocke, in the upcoming new film "X-Men: Apocalypse." Director Bryan Singer broke news of her role in the film via Instagram, sharing a red carpet photo of the actress. He added, "Excited to welcome @oliviamunn as Betsy Braddock! #Psylocke #XmenApocalypse #XMEN."

RitaWilson-041415.jpg Rita Wilson has confirmed that she was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and has undergone a double mastectomy. She broke the news in an extended statement for People Magazine in which she thanks her husband Tom Hanks and her friends for their ongoing support. "I have taken a leave from the play Fish in the Dark to deal with a personal health issue."

ryan-reynoldsa-041315.jpg Ryan Reynolds has emerged unscathed from a hit and run in Vancouver. The actor was walking in an underground parking garage on Sunday night when he was hit by a car that was reportedly being driven by a paparazzi photographer. He was not hurt in the incident. The driver is reported to have fled the scene of the accident and has not yet been identified.

GwynethPaltrow-032614.jpg Gwyneth Paltrow has taken on the #FoodBankNYCChallenge to live on the allocated Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program budget of $29 per week. Food Bank member) Mario Batali, posted that she was joining the challenge (and its limit of $1.38 per meal for a family) for a week. She posted a picture of her grocery haul on Twitter, showcasing a basket of beans, cilantro, lettuce and more.

mamamia-041015.jpg "Mamma Mia!" will be ending its 14-year Broadway run on September 5. The show, which is the eight-longest running show in Broadway history and has outlasted over 500 other Broadway productions during its run, opened shortly after the September 11 bombings in New York and has grossed over $600 million. The show features the songs of ABBA and has spawned its own 2008 film version.

eddiemurphy-013015.jpg Eddie Murphy will be honored with this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Murphy, 54, has created iconic characters and impersonations over his thirty-year career, including impressions of Michael Jackson, Bill Cosby, and James Brown on "Saturday Night Live." He has also starred in a long string of Hollywood hits, including "48 Hrs.," "Trading Places" and "Beverly Hills Cop."

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