What Does 80/20 Ground Beef Really Mean?

Do you know what you’re really getting when it comes to your ground beef? Many people make the mistake of thinking 80/20 ground beef means that only 20 percent of the calories come from fat. However, that’s not the case. There’s actually way more fat in that burger than you thought! The 80/20 percentage refers […]

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Dishes, Sides, and Desserts to Avoid this Thanksgiving

The average person eats 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving!  If you’re trying to lose weight, or simply stay on track this holiday season, you’ll want to avoid the dishes with the most calories, fat and sugar. But remember – it’s all about moderation! You can have your favorites – even the offenders […]

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Tips to Avoid Bed Bugs this Holiday Travel Season

With the country headed towards a peak travel period for the holiday season, bed bug prevention is on everyone’s mind – at least it should be! Just because you’re not staying at some run down motel doesn’t mean you’re safe from the pesky little critters (Even Simon Cowell’s ‘X-Factor’ contestants got bed bugs!! And we […]

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8 Tips for Eating Well While Dining Out

Eating out at a restaurant doesn’t have to mean you’re cheating on your diet or forgoing your health. In fact, you can still stay on track when you’re eating out. How would anyone survive otherwise? Eating out – whether it’s on the go or sitting down with friends – is a part of life, and […]

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The Cast of “The Walking Dead” Get Spooked!

The cast of AMC’s The Walking Dead ran into a few “walkers” and screamed their way through “Halloween Horror Nights” at Universal Studios Hollywood during a recent visit to “The Walking Dead: Dead Inside” maze. Although they may play fearless survivors on the show, some proved to be less courageous than their characters when faced with the terror of the maze! The cast was on hand to celebrate the eagerly-awaited Season 3 premiere, then followed-up with separate visits. Laurie Holden, who stars as strong-willed “Andrea,” called the maze “scarier than the show.” “The Walking Dead: Dead Inside” maze is based on the Golden Globe-nominated hit television series and features “walkers”…Read more

Sponsored Video: Henry Weinhard’s Beer Dream Brought to Life

Think you’re the beer master? This video might make you rethink that. Perhaps beer is your drink of choice, or maybe you even brew your own IPAs or stouts, but chances are, you haven’t thought of this! When it came to beer, Henry Weinhard dreamed big. How big? In 1887, Henry Weinhard tried to fill a fountain with beer. But he had even bigger plans for the beer he dedicated his life to. And in 2012, a team of devoted fans finally brought his greatest invention to life…See for yourself! As always: Drink responsibly! This post is sponsored by Henry Weinhard’s

Collins Dictionary Announces First List of Crowdsourced Words

While Merriam and Oxford have both received coverage in recent weeks for their new words lists, there’s a bigger story here about stodgy dictionaries racing to keep up with rapidly evolving language in the age of social media. After opening up its online dictionary to public suggestions in July, leading British publisher Collins today announced that it has approved its first batch of 86 new crowdsourced words and definitions. More than 4,400 words have been submitted so far through CollinsDictionary.com, which will be updated once a month with the best user suggestions. All the new words – including bridezilla (“a woman whose behavior in planning details of her wedding is…Read more

The Price is Right Introduces First Male Model

(PCM) It’s about time! After nearly 40 years on the air, The Price is Right has finally come to its senses and added a male model…but the lucky young man certainly had to work hard for his spot in the showcase. Rob Wilson, a 24-year-old actor from Boston, beat out hundreds of hopefuls in an online competition in which he had to showcase blenders and washing machine, in addition to other challenges like writing his own lyrics to The Price Is Right theme song. “I used my East Coast hip-hop background to freestyle for 30 seconds and they liked it. It kind of felt a little weird – a little…Read more

Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez to Host X Factor

(PCM) Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez will be the new X Factor co-hosts! While the official announcement has yet to be made, TMZ is reporting that Kardashian, 28, and Lopez, 38, are in the middle of tying up the final details for their deals. “We have screen tested a load of people. . .It could be a Kardashian,” Simon Cowell said just last month. “I think that would work. I’m quite a fan of not putting [experienced] hosts on this show. Because I think it’s going to give it a different dynamic. So we have to find people who have a great chemistry, but Khloe is definitely up there in…Read more

Malin Akerman Pregnant With First Child

Us Weekly Exclusive: Rock of Ages actress Malin Akerman better brush up on her lullabies! The Swedish-Canadian beauty, 34, is pregnant, her rep confirms to Us Weekly exclusively. It’s the first child for Akerman and her husband of five years, Roberto Zincone — the drummer in her former alternative rock band The Petalstones. Her pregnancy is sure to be a dream for the actress, who told Us in June 2011 that she and Zincone “absolutely” wanted children sooner rather than later. Akerman — who also appeared in Wanderlust and Watchmen plus the TV show Children’s Hospital, among many other credits — is confident her husband will make a great dad because of his easygoing demeanor. “We rarely bicker,” the actress tells Us of her husband,…Read more

Selena Gomez Adds ‘Executive Producer’ to Her Resume

Selena Gomez is moving up in the world, fast. The Spring Breakers actress will be returning to the Disney Channel, taking the reins as executive producer on a special episode of “Wizards of Waverly Place.” Hollyscoop has obtained a sneak peek of Selena’s interview with Ernie D on Radio Disney in which she talks about the new challenge. “I’m not ready for it [‘Wizards’] to be over, so I just kind of want to do one more thing,” she says. The idea to reboot “Wizards” series after a four-season run came to light after a strong effort from Selena herself, thus earning her the EP credit… Read more here: http://www.hollyscoop.com/selena-gomez/selena-gomez-adds-executive-producer-to-her-resume.html Photo credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Reese Witherspoon, Jim Toth Welcome Baby Boy

Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth have a new addition to their growing family, baby boy Tennessee James! Her rep confirmed to Us Weekly: ”Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth welcomed Tennessee James into their family today. Both mom and baby are healthy and the entire family is thrilled.” This is the third child for Witherspoon, 36, who shares custody of daughter Ave and son Deacon with ex-husband Ryan Phillippe, and her first child with Toth, 41, a CAA agent. Congratulations!

Mark Wahlberg Says ‘Entourage’ Script Is Finished, Ready to Start Filming

(PCM) It’s really happening people! Marky Mark himself told Hollyscoop that the Entourage film script is finished and the beloved gang will be back together this Spring! “It is [finished],” Mark tells Hollyscoop, “I think we will be getting a copy tomorrow and hopefully we will be shooting in the spring.” The HBO hit series came to a feel-good, domestic end, with Vince getting married, Eric and Sloan together and having a child, and Ari about to start his own agency and get back together with his wife. So, does this mean we can expect a family-friendly film? Not quite. “[The movie is] going to get back to the basics,…Read more

Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban Join ‘Idol’ Judges’ Table: Let The Drama Begin!

(PCM) It’s official! Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban will be joining Mariah Carey and veteran Randy Jackson (of course) at the American Idol judges’ table this season, Fox announced. “It’s really an honor to have been invited to be a part of the American Idol family,” Urban, 44, says. “I’m looking forward to working with everyone and to seeing the same passion that I have for music in all of the participants.” But despite announcing the official panel just days ago, there are already rumors circulating that there’s drama stirring on set…between the two ladies, of course. Carey denied the claim at a recent press conference in NYC, where the first round of…Read more

Modern Family Star Escorted Out of Dodgers Game?

Eric Stonestreet, best known for his role as Cameron on “Modern Family,” is very protective of his baseball team! According to TMZ, Stonestreet was escorted out of his seat at the LA Dodgers game on Saturday after he allegedly exchanged some heated words with a St. Louis Cardinals fan. According to witnesses, Stonestreet had some words with the Cardinals fan when the man began heckling a Dodgers player. The two “exchanged some words,” and were soon approached by security and asked to leave. However, the Modern Family star says he did not get kicked out of the game – just out of his seat. “i did NOT get kicked out of the…Read more

Arrested Intruder Claims to Be Husband of Miley Cyrus

A man armed with scissors was arrested early Saturday morning after he jumped Miley Cyrus’s fence and was found hiding in the bushes at her LA home. He claimed to be married to the 19-year-old star. According to reports, police said they received an emergency call just before dawn about a trespasser who had hopped the fence and began knocking on the door and banging on walls. When the LA police arrived at the scene, they found him hiding in the bushes with a pair of scissors in his pocket. While he was being arrested for trespassing, he told police: ”I am a friend of Miley Cyrus. I am. She’s my…Read more

The Wanted: We Got Rear-Ended By David Beckham

Hollyscoop Exclusive: I just assume that all UK superstars are all best friends with each other. London is a small place, right? And you know what, they all kind of do know each other. Hollyscoop chatted with The Wanted last night at the VMA’s were they revealed that they are basically besties with David Beckham. “I was in a steakhouse the other day, David was there with his friend and he goes, ‘Tom! Tom!’ I was like, ‘he knows me personally, like one-on-one name basis. This is the coolest moment of my life,” says Tom Parker. The fivesome were also invited to Romeo Beckham’s 10th birthday party which went down…Read more

Judy Blume’s Battle with Cancer

(PCM) Best-selling author Judy  Blume, 74, is battling breast cancer. The author of popular children’s books (“Blubber”, “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret”) opened up about her recent cancer diagnosis in a blog post, announcing that she underwent a mastectomy following the shocking diagnosis in June. She wrote: “The biopsy report came back a few days later while I was with my (gynaecologist) in her office (a long standing appointment).” “It was good that I wasn’t alone and that she, who has been my doctor for seventeen years, could explain it to me. Very early. Very small. Well differentiated. All good news. But it was invasive ductal carcinoma.” She…Read more

Who’s the Inspiration Behind Taylor Swift’s New Song?

Taylor Swift is never, ever, ever getting back together with . . . Jake Gyllenhaal. According to Us Weekly,  the singer’s latest hit is influenced by her 2010 fling with the actor, 31. “It’s definitely about Jake,” an insider says. In “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” she sings about an ex who comes back to say, “Baby, I miss you and I swear I’m gonna change.” (Gyllenhaal flew to Nashville three weeks after their split to attempt a reunion.) Swift has been dropping hints too: The song’s video features an actor who resembles Gyllenhaal, and in a promo clip for the September 6 MTV Video Music Awards, she…Read more

Reality Show and Fashion Line in the Works for Ryan Lochte

What does an Olympic Gold-Medalist do after winning 5 medals in the London summer games? Why, a reality show of course! The 28-year-old told Celebuzz that he’s working with E! on a reality show that will follow his life and his new fashion line. Lochte said of his new show: “Pretty much, they follow me on my normal day, just training, doing my own fashion line.” When asked what will make the show unique, he replied, “It’s gonna be me, me being myself. And I’m pretty much going to show the world that and my new fashion line.” Will you watch Ryan Lochte’s reality show? Or should he just stick…Read more

Sandler & James Serve-Up Courier & McEnroe in US Open Pro-Celeb Doubles Exhibition

On Thursday night, September 6, the US Open will feature an ultimate New York experience as five multi-talented New Yorkers participate in a special pro-celebrity charity doubles exhibition! Actor, comedian, writer, musician, producer and New York-native Adam Sandler will team up with four-time US Open Champion, former world #1, International Tennis Hall of Fame member, sports commentator, and musician, from Queens, NY, John McEnroe against actor, comedian, writer, and producer and Long Island-native Kevin James and his partner four-time Grand Slam Men’s Singles Champion, former world #1, Tennis Hall of Famer, and sports commentator, who now calls NY home, Jim Courier.  Brooklyn-native actor, comedian and writer Colin Quinn will serve as the chair umpire for what promises to be an…Read more

Surgeon Ditches Car in Traffic and Rides Child’s Bike Down Highway to Get to Surgery

Now THIS is what I call patient-centered care! Catherine Baucom, MD, of Baton Rouge, LA was on her way to the hospital to perform surgery when she got caught in a bumper-to-bumper traffic jam. Instead of calling the hospital to warn the patient and prep team of the delay, she did the unthinkable: she abandoned her car and took off on her own two feet. Dr. Baucom remembered that a friend lived just a few blocks away from where she was stopped, so she jumped out of her car, ran to the friend’s house, and asked to borrow a bike. But we’re not talking about just any bike: the nearly…Read more

Project Imaginat10n: Celebrities to Direct Short Photography-Inspired FIlms

Canon U.S.A., Inc., has announced the first photography-inspired film festival in history, aligning with five influential celebrities from five diverse disciplines who will each direct short films under the tutelage of two-time Academy Award® winner Ron Howard. Eva Longoria, Jamie Foxx, Biz Stone, Georgina Chapman and James Murphy have signed on for year two of Canon’s “Long Live Imagination” campaign and the next endeavor, “Project Imaginat10n,” where consumer photographs will inspire Hollywood films. In 2011, Ron Howard and Canon U.S.A. invited photographers of all levels to submit their most imaginative photographs based on eight elements of storytelling for an unprecedented user-generated contest, “Project Imagin8ion.” The project set out to prove…Read more

Chris Brown Vs. Drake: They Take It To The Ring

They’ve been rumored to be fighting for the heart of Rihanna for months and there’s still no 100% clear winner. So Chris Brown and Drake are doing exactly what any red blooded American/Canadian boys (in the 1840s) would do: box it out. Hollyscoop reports that after several offers for an official match, Brown and Drake have agreed to punch it out during three one-minute rounds (such babies!) in 24 oz. gloves for a charity match at the MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas. The match is a carry over ‘grudge match’ from their brawl at the W.i.P nightclub in June. Tony Parker, who was hurt in the fight and is…Read more