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July 1, 2014

Ranks behind only Beyonce, LeBron James, Dr. Dre and Oprah Winfrey when ranking world’s most powerful celebrities

Ellen DeGeneres is showing that after more than 20 years in the spotlight, she is only getting more popular - and powerful.

DeGeneres climbed up five spaces from last year to reach fifth place on Forbes Magazine's 15th Annual Celebrity 100 list.

Beyonce tops the list for the first time with last year's leader, Oprah Winfrey, dropping to fourth. In second-place is LeBron James and number three is Dr. Dre.

December 23, 2012

Lesbian comic and other celebrities like Beyoncé, Will Ferrell and Julianne Moore demand a plan to stop gun murders in the USA

Lesbian comic and television host Ellen DeGeneres is just one of several celebrities demanding an end to gun violence in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting.

Among the other artists making an appearance in the video also include Beyoncé, Julianne Moore, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeremy Renner, Chris Rock and Will Ferrell.

The black-and-white video begins with the celebrities talking about the Columbine shootings in 1999, Virginia Tech in 2007 and Aurora, Colorado this year.

December 7, 2012

Robert Randolph alleged that the actor and his attorney had damaged his reputation

John Travolta, hit by several gay-related lawsuits this year, had a victory in court Friday when a judge in Los Angeles ordered an author to pay the actor approximately $140,000 in legal fees.

Robert Randolph had sued Travolta and his attorney Marty Singer in June alleging that the pair harmed his reputation with false statements and hurt the sales of his self-published book You'll Never Spa in This Town Again which alleges he had sexual encounters with Travolta and other celebrities.

November 7, 2012

The 18-year-old pop star is reportedly planning legal action against a sex toy company who made a doll using his likeness

Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber is reportedly ‘incensed’ after a gay sex doll modeled on him has hit the market.

Named ‘Just-In Beaver’, the anatomically-correct doll calls itself ‘the barely legal boy-toy’ and boasts that offers ‘multiple entry’.

The box cover features a Bieber lookalike, and features slogans such as ‘I’m not gay (OK maybe a lil’)’, and ‘I wanna be your boytoy.’

‘But the Beave-ster doesn’t have this effect just on women – he turns straight men gay faster than you can peel his skinny jeans off,’ the description states.

September 22, 2012

Novelist Bret Easton Ellis thinks Paris Hilton has a point about gays

Paris Hilton is getting support from novelist Bret Easton Ellis.

As reported by the website Gawker, the author of 'American Psycho' used his Twitter account to offer a partial, and confusing defense, of the heiress.

'I kind of agree with Paris Hilton,' Ellis' first Tweet said.

August 29, 2012

The musician dropped one place to number eight in the Forbes 2012 list making an estimated $80 million

For most people seeing their annual income drop by a fifth would be disaster – but for Elton John it just means he dropped one place on Forbes’ highest paid celebrities list.

In 2011, the Rocket Man singer was placed at number seven, making a massive $100 million.

But this year the singer slipped down a place to number eight on 2012 Forbes' Magazines new list of the 21 highest-paid celebrities, seeing earnings drop to $80million.

April 25, 2012

Stephen Fry and Beverley Knight support diversity awards. Gay Star News nominated for LGBT community work

Britain's celebrities have come out in force to support the 2012 National Diversity Awards.

The ceremony dedicates one night to honor individuals and organizations who tackle social issues like racism and homophobia in the country.

English multi-hyphenate Stephen Fry, named the second most influential in Britain in 2007, commented on the importance of the National Diversity Awards.

'The UK is becoming more and more diverse,' said Fry. 'It is valuable that a national event is being held to celebrate our differences'.