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Oliver VanDervoort


Oliver has been a writer for over four years. In that time he has covered all the latest news and gossip from the tech sector, the entertainment world and the political arena. Baseball, football, Apple, Android, the Republicans and the Democrats, you name it, he’s probably covered it in some way, shape or form.

Thandie Newton Shows Off Glimpse Of New Baby Boy

Thandie Newton gives off first view of new baby

Thandie Newton has been relatively private about letting people see her new baby boy, Booker Jombe Parker, but Newton has given the public its first glimpse at the six-week old on Twitter. Newton still isn’t allowing any photos she doesn’t directly control taken of the tiny tot, but the photos, posted on the social media… Read more »

Oscar Pistorius Called ‘Disgusting Liar’ By Reeva Steenkamp’s Family

Oscar Pistorious called a liar

Oscar Pistrorius is defending himself against murder charges stemming from the death of Pistorius’ former girlfriend and model Reeva Steenkamp. In order to defend himself, Oscar has taken the stand, a procedure that is almost unheard of when it comes to a criminal trial in the United States. Pistorius made himself a target for plenty… Read more »

‘Assassin’s Creed: Comet’ Could Take Place In Ancient Rome

Assassin's Creed: Comet to be set in Rome

Assassin’s Creed: Comet rumors have surfaced on Monday that seem to indicate the next Assassin’s Creed game is going to be set in ancient Rome. We already know that Assassin’s Creed: Unity is going to take place during the French Revolution but we also know there is going to be a second game in the… Read more »

MTV Movie Awards: Jennifer Lawrence, Shailene Woodley Big Winners

MTV Movie Awards sees Jennifer Lawrence and Shailene Woodley take home prizes

Sunday’s MTV Movie Awards saw Jennifer Lawrence and Shailene Woodley become the big winners in 2014. Lawrence can call the night a huge success because the MTV Movie Awards gave her the “Best Female Performance,” while Lawrence’s movie, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire grabbed movie of the year. Jennifer’s co-star Josh Hutcherson also got his… Read more »

Jennifer Lopez Opens Up About Gay Aunt At GLAAD Awards

Jennifer Lopez receives GLAAD Vanguard Award

Jennifer Lopez was honored at the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) awards and Saturday night and the actress and singer was able to impart a personal tale a member of Lopez’s own family who served as a role model for her. Us Weekly reports, Oscar winner Rita Moreno presented the Vanguard Award to… Read more »

LeSean McCoy Rips Tim Tebow, Defends DeSean Jackson

LeSean McCoy talks Tim Tebow

LeSean McCoy isn’t one of those NFL players who is known for keeping his opinion to himself. McCoy is actually known to shoot his mouth, or his Twitter off more than once so it really shouldn’t come as a bit of a shock that he’s making headlines yet again. During a walk through the airport,… Read more »

Aaron Carter Absent From Own Brother’s Wedding

Aaron Carter misses own brother's wedding

Aaron Carter has had his own number of romantic failures but his latest failure has less to involvement in his own paramours and more brother Nick’s. Aaron was due to fly in and be a groomsman in Nick Carter’s wedding over the weekend but the younger Carter ended up being a no-show. Rumorfix is reporting… Read more »

Stephen Colbert Announcement Garners Wide Range Of Reactions On Twitter

Stephen Colbert move draws Twitter outrage

Stephen Colbert is replacing David Letterman on the Late Show. That particular announcement has drawn quite a few reactions from the truly excited to those are a bit bewildered about the move. The truly interesting reactions are from the ones who identify themselves as conservatives or proud members of the Tea Party and are operating… Read more »

Amanda Bynes’ Lawyer Say She’s Not Schizophrenic

Amanda Bynes doesn't have schizophrenia

Amanda Bynes has had quite a number of armchair mental health professionals diagnose her over the years. While there was clearly a mental issue that needed treatment, Bynes’ lawyer recently sat down with People Magazine to dispel the rumors that Amanda suffers from schizophrenia. Amanda Bynes’ lawyer, Tamar Arminak gave the interview with the magazine… Read more »

Britney Spears’ Ex, Kevin Federline A Daddy For Sixth Time

Britney Spears' ex has another baby

Britney Spears and Kevin Federline haven’t been a couple for quite a while now, but that doesn’t mean one doesn’t often come up in discussion when talking about the other. Spears and Federline were married for a short period of time, and in that time it became obvious that the singer and her dancing beau… Read more »

Emilia Clarke Is Excited About Sarah Connor Role

Emilia Clarke is gearing up for role as Sarah Connor

Emilia Clarke might be recognized by most fantasy adventure fans as the “Mother of Dragons” on Game of Thrones, but it’s the role of a different mother all together that has Clarke really excited. Emilia has recently been cast as Sarah Connor in the reboot of the Terminator franchise. That means Emilia will take on… Read more »

Bill Maher Claims ‘Gay Mafia’ Can Bring Careers Down

Bill Maher believes there's a gay mafia

Bill Maher made some comments he might regret in the very near future on Friday night’s Real Time with Bill Maher. After the show, Maher and his guests and panel gather around in something called “Overtime.” It was during this segment that Bill let it be known he thought there was a “Gay Mafia” and… Read more »

‘Captain America’s’ Chris Evans Isn’t Retiring After All

Captain America actor isn't retiring after all

Captain America star Chris Evans isn’t retiring after all. The actor recently started quite the hubub when he made comments in an interview which seemed to indicate he would serve out his current super hero contract. When that Captain America film deal was over, he would move full time behind the camera and change from… Read more »

Elton John And David Furnish Set Wedding Date

Elton John sets wedding date

Elton John and David Furnish are just one homosexual couple who publicly celebrated the UK legalizing gay marriage. Now Elton and David have announced the date they will formally celebrate their new found freedoms with nuptials. Elton John and David Furnish have been a couple for more than eight years and the pair will officially… Read more »

Chris Christie Appointment David Samson Resigns In Wake Of Bridgegate

Another Chris Christie aide has resigned

Another member of Chris Christie’s administration has resigned as a direct result of his New Jersey scandal commonly known as “Bridgegate.” Christie appointee to chair the Port Authority in New Jersey, David Samson has officially resigned his position according to ABC News. Samson was the head of an agency that oversees the George Washington bridge,… Read more »

Johnny Manziel Heir Apparent Arrested For Public Drunkeness

Johnny Manziel successor arrested

Johnny Manziel is NFL bound and by all accounts looked impressive at his pro-day. Manziel’s departure leaves a gaping hole behind center for his Texas A&M Aggies. Johnny’s heir apparent is a young lad named Kenny Hill. According to most on campus, Hill has the skills to lead the team and take the mantel from… Read more »

Tom Hanks’ New Film Backed By High End Kickstarter-Like Site

Tom Hanks getting backing from rich Kickstarter

Tom Hanks’ next movie is going to be crowdfunded, but the people who help fund the movie aren’t looking for vintage Tom Hanks t-shirts or Tom Hanks autographs. The people that sign onto Tom’s next movie are looking for a piece of the pie thanks to a new Kickstarter like website that caters to the… Read more »

Bella Thorne Making Jump From Disney To ‘Amityville’

bella thorne amittyville

Bella Thorne’s star appears to be rising rapidly. The Disney Channel star has been linked to appear in what could be a blockbuster horror film. Thorne is set to star in Amityville Horror: The Lost Tapes alongside Jennifer Jason Leigh. Bella has largely stuck to bubbly, happy fare over the course of her career, so… Read more »

John Legend Says Beyonce and Jay-Z Make Marriage Look ‘Cool’

John legend thinks Jay-Z makes marriage look cool

John Legend’s marriage to model Chrissy Teigen is pretty neat, but Legend believes its another celebrity couple that really deserves headlines. In a recent interview, John spoke about the marriage of Jay-Z and Beyond and said that the pair simply make the institution of marriage “look cool.” Talking with BANG Showbiz, John showed his admiration… Read more »

Piers Morgan Went Looking For A Fight On Twitter

piers morgan portrait

Piers Morgan is seeing his career with CNN come to an end, and he apparently wants to go out swinging. Morgan has had a long standing feud with BBC 2 presenter Jeremy Clarkson and Piers took to Twitter to challenge the TV man to a boxing match. Let’s make this interesting @JeremyClarkson – £100k to… Read more »

‘The Hunger Games’ Fans Getting Their Fix With ‘Divergent’

Hunger games fans can turn to Divergent

The Hunger Games has one of the strongest following of any movie or book series in the United States, let alone the world. Hunger Games fans are having to find something else to occupy their time until this winter when the series will continue on the big screen. Divergent appears to be something these fans… Read more »

Cameron Diaz Thinks Infidelity Happens To Everyone

Cameron Diaz thinks everyone cheats

Cameron Diaz has played quite a few romantic leads in her time, that’s why it’s a bit surprising Diaz’s thoughts on cheating and infidelity are somewhat less than romantic and touching. During an interview conducted while she was promoting the movie, The Other Woman, Diaz said she believes everyone will be unfaithful or have someone… Read more »

Christopher Walken Stages A Dance Party In New Mashup Video

mr walken

Christopher Walken is one of the most widely recognized character actors of his generation, precisely because he is such a character. A new video mashup that shows Walken dancing in myriad of different movies he’s appeared in has taken the Internet by storm this week. In some roles depicted through his dance video, he’s clearly… Read more »

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Believes College Athletes Should Be Paid

Kareem Abdul Jabbar wants college players paid

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar believes that paying college athletes “some sort of stipend” could lead to some positive changes to college and professional basketball. Conducting an interview with CNBC, Abdul-Jabbar lamented the lack of continuity in the college game. Kareem pointed out that as soon as a player “manifests the amount of talent the NBA wants, they… Read more »

Carole Radziwill Defends Long Career Against Ghostwriting Claims

Carole Radziwill has been accused of ghost writing

Carole Radziwill has had a relatively tough start to 2014. Last month, the successful author split with boyfriend Russ Irwin after a two-year relationship. More recently, Radziwill has had to defend herself against allegations that Carole used a ghostwriter for her best selling memoir. Radziwill had the allegations thrown at her during a recent Real… Read more »

Emily VanCamp Talks Real Love And Having Kids Soon

Emily VanCamp talks about her love life

Emily VanCamp isn’t actually a Canadian by birth, but she considers herself an adoptee of the country up north after the entire VanCamp clan moved there when Emily was 11. Now she’s back living stateside and building an acting career that continues to blossom. VanCamp is the heroine on the hit romantic mystery program Revenge… Read more »

Jared Allen Job Shopping With Cowboys, Seahawks

Jared Allen is shopping himself around

Jared Allen is one of the most sought after defensive players in the NFL this year. The Minnesota Viking seems to be enjoying the free agency period as Allen’s name has been mentioned in connection with the Dallas Cowboys, the Seattle Seahawks and a host of other teams. NFL.com reports that Allen just wrapped up… Read more »

Danny Manning Heading Back To NCAA Tournament With New Team

Danny Manning heading to NCAA tournament

Danny Manning’s impressive and improbable run through the NCAA tournament as a player decades ago might be overshadowed by what he’s done as a head coach. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane hired Manning in March of 2012 and just two years later Danny has the team in the “Big Dance” for the first time since 2003…. Read more »

Rachel McAdams Departure Latest Problem For ‘Passengers’

Rachel McAdams drops out of Sci-Fi movie

Rachel McAdams leaving the romantic Science Fiction film Passengers is just the latest roadblock for the Keanu Reeves project. McAdams had been attached to Passengers almost from the start and would have likely played Reeves love interest as the two shot through space to a colonized planet. The film was supposed to be a picture… Read more »

Colin Powell’s Cool Selfie Puts Your ‘Duckface’ To Shame

Colin Powell's selfie puts duckface to shame

Colin Powell is generally considered someone you absolutely must take seriously. Having served as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Secretary of State, Powell isn’t someone you would expect to be doing something like taking a selfie. It turns out that Powell might actually be one of the earliest practitioners of a… Read more »

Ryne Sandberg Appears To Be Feuding With His Star Player

Ryne Sandberg has a problem with Jimmy Rollins

Ryne Sandberg is entering his first full season as the manager of the Philadelphia Phillies and he’s already got a rather large problem on his hands. It appears the Hall-of-Famer is having a bit of a feud with his starting shortstop, Jimmy Rollins. The rift between Sandberg and his player appears to be over playing… Read more »

Utah Trucker, Timothy Jay Vafeades Accused Of Keeping Sex Slaves

Utah Trucker had several sex slaves

A Utah Trucker has been accused of keeping sex slaves in the back of his semitrailer as he traveled across the country. Timothy Jay Vafeades has been charged by authorities of keeping several different sex slaves over a period of months. The trucker is said to have filed down their teeth, made them change their… Read more »

Lena Dunham Threatens Retirement After She Fails To Bring The Funny

Lena Dunham talks about quitting

Lena Dunham was considered one of the up and coming actresses of her generation not that long ago. Now the Girls actress is taking heat after what is being described as a failed appearance on Saturday Night Live. That appearance was followed by a molestation joke that had Twitter followers up in arms. Now, while… Read more »

Keith Richards Wants You To Read Your Kids His Book At Bedtime

Keith Richards is writing a kids book

Keith Richards is probably the absolute last person you would think of when talking about prominent children’s authors. Nevertheless, the Rolling Stones rocker is releasing a new kids’ book this fall entitled, Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar. While Richards writing a book might surprise some, Gus & Me… Read more »

Jason Bateman’s New Project Has Different Take On ‘Bad Words’

Jason Bateman directs new project

Jason Bateman might be best known for his role in the cult classic television Arrested Development. That doesn’t mean that show is anywhere near his only accomplishment in the entertainment industry. A new trailer for Bateman’s latest project and, Bad Words has surfaced. The new movie takes a very different spin on spelling bees, as… Read more »

Abigail Breslin Goes Dark In New Trailer For ‘Perfect Sisters’


Abigail Breslin has come a long way from the days she was known as Little Miss Sunshine. Over the last year Breslin has taken steps to make sure that she’s growing up quickly including appearing in rather risque photo shoot. In a move to further distance herself from the goodie-goodie image that brought her stardom,… Read more »

Kristen Bell Goes Back To Neptune Through ‘Mars’

Kristen Bell's Veronica Mars movie releasing on Friday

Kristen Bell’s most popular recurring character will finally get some closure when the Veronica Mars movie opens this Friday. Bell plays the titular character on a show that developed a cult following despite three seasons on the air. Kristen and her fans would probably actually claim the series actually only really got two and a… Read more »

WWE Network Gets High Praise From ESPN Personalities

WWE Network getting praise from ESPN personalities

The WWE Network is so new that its facing plenty of growing pains. Despite the problems that have beset the online broadcast network, some luminaries in the sports world, including ESPN personality Bill Simmons are singing its praises. Simmons is a self described “wrestling junkie” so he’s obviously biased, but in a recent Grantland article… Read more »

Cameron Diaz Talks About Sleeping With Jason Segel In ‘Sex Tape’

Cameron Diaz talks about sleeping with Jason Segel

Cameron Diaz certainly hasn’t shied away from playing some rather risque roles over the course of her career. That doesn’t mean that Diaz still doesn’t get a little nervous when it comes to sex scenes with her co-stars. Cameron recently opened up about her next romantic comedy she stars in alongside Jason Segel, named Sex… Read more »