<![CDATA[Ranker: Recent People Lists]]> http://www.ranker.com/list-of//people?source=rss http://www.ranker.com/img/skin2/logo.gif Most Viewed Lists on Ranker http://www.ranker.com/list-of//people?source=rss <![CDATA[Next Chief Minister of Karnataka 2018]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/next-chief-minister-of-karnataka-2018/srinidhi-s-u?source=rss

Lets poll the possible politicians who might take up the post of the Chief Minister of Karnataka after 2018 Assembly 


Next Chief Minister of Karnataka 2018, politics & history, politicians, people, politics,

Ananth Kumar

Union Minister of Chemical and Fertilizers.

Union Minister of Cabinet Affairs.

Political Party: Bharatiya Janata Party


B. S. Yeddyurappa

19th Chief Minister of Karnataka.

Political Party: Bharatiya Janata Party


H. D. Kumaraswamy

18th Chief Minister of Karnataka.

Political Party: Janata Dal ( Secular)


Siddaramaiah

22nd and present Chief Minister of Karnataka.

Political Party: Indian National Congress


Srinivas Prasad

Former Minister, 

Political Party: Bharatiya Janata Party

Possibilities are there that he joins JDS and be an aspirant of Dy.CM post


Jagadish Shettar

21st Chief Minister of Karnataka.

Political Party: Bharatiya Janata Party


Dinesh Gundu Rao

Former Minister. 

Top Leader in KPCC

Political Party: Indian National Congress


R. Ashok

Former Deputy Chief Minister.

Political Party: Bharatiya Janata Party


D K Shivakumar

Minister of Power, Govt

Political Party: Indian National Congress



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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:20:49 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/next-chief-minister-of-karnataka-2018/srinidhi-s-u
<![CDATA[Greatest Muslim Athletes of All Time]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/greatest-muslim-athletes-of-all-time/adamamroun1?source=rss

Have you ever wondered which of your favorite athletes are Muslim? Several famous boxers, soccer players, NBA players, and football stars are Muslim. Some of these athletes were raised in the faith, while others converted later in life.

This list determines the greatest Muslim athletes of all time. Though it may be challenging to compare greatness in a variety of different competitive arenas requiring different skill sets, this list nevertheless attempts to distinguish the greatest Muslim athletes ever to play.

There are many aspects that contribute to being the greatest. Some of these aspects include talent/ability, intelligence, success, impact on the sport and outside the sport, and ability to perform under pressure. Use these and other aspects to help determine the greatest Muslim athletes of all time.

 


Greatest Muslim Athletes of All Time,

Bernard Hopkins

Franck Ribéry

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Muhammad Ali

Shaquille O'Neal

Yaya Touré

Zinedine Zidane

Xherdan Shaqiri

Yaya Sanogo

Dennis Schröder


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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 04:27:06 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/greatest-muslim-athletes-of-all-time/adamamroun1
<![CDATA[10 Presidential Siblings Who Were Absolute Idiots]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/embarrassing-presidential-siblings/melissa-sartore?source=rss

A lot of families have them - the black sheep, the underdog, the bad apple - whatever you want to call them, sometimes brothers and sisters cause problems for one another. Call it sibling rivalry.

Many of the presidents of the United States have had siblings who caused them a considerable amount of trouble, making their political and professional lives very, very difficult. The embarrassing antics of presidential siblings have given many a US leader a whole mess of things to worry about outside of just running the country - and these are just the shenanigans we know about!


10 Presidential Siblings Who Were Absolute Idiots,

Billy Carter

William Alton "Billy" Carter was a farmer, gas station owner, failed local politician, and opportunist in his own right. Once his older brother, Jimmy, ran for president, Billy took over the family farm, but was repeatedly investigated by the IRS and other government agencies.

In 1978 and 1979, Billy made three trips to Libya and eventually accepted a $220,000 loan from the Libyan government, which received national and international attention. Billy was a registered agent of the Libyan government, but denied ever exercising any inappropriate political influence as Libya attempted to establish oil connections with US companies.  

Billy Carter was also known for his Billy Beer. In 1977, the beer-chugging "good ol' boy" persona that Billy exhibited was channeled into a marketing campaign for the product, but it didn't last long. Billy himself claimed to drink Pabst and later joked that he gave up drinking because his own beer was so bad.

Billy's own reputation waned as he continued to make public appearances and say controversial things - he once even insulted Jews and urinated in front of reporters on an Atlanta runway.


Donald Nixon

Donald Nixon, born Francis Donald Nixon, was the younger brother of President Richard Nixon. Born in 1914, Donald grew up in California and entered into financial dealings with millionaire Howard Hughes between 1954 and 1956. Hughes apparently loaned Donald $205,000 to bail out a failing business, though there is no record of the loan ever having been repaid. Then allegations that Hughes had been attempting to influence Richard Nixon through his brother factored into the elder Nixon's failed presidential campaign in 1960

The loan became an issue again when Richard decided to run for governor of California in 1962 and lost, resulting in Richard distrusting his brother so much that he bugged Donald's phone throughout his eventual presidency. In the interim, Donald Nixon continued to develop his business and marketing career, and rumors swirled that he used those connections to influence his brother's politics. Hughes contributed heavily to Richard Nixon's campaign in 1972, and the controversy around Donald's dealings plagued the future president throughout his tenure in office.


Neil Bush

Neil Mallon Pierce Bush, the fourth of Barbara and George W.'s six children, did neither his father nor his brother any favors when it came to their political aspirations and controversy. During his father's vice presidency, Neil was a director for Silverado Savings and Loan and cost taxpayers over a billion dollars when the institution failed in 1988. The FDIC sued Neil and the other bank directors, alleging negligence and inappropriate business practices. Neil denied any wrongdoing, and ended up being sanctioned in the aftermath of the Silverado failure.

During the late 1990s, Neil then co-founded Ignite!, an educational software company, and traveled extensively to the Middle East and Asia to raise funds from investors. There, he dabbled in oil deals, technology stocks, and was later accused of insider trading in 1999 when he sold Kopin Company stock on the same day that the company made a deal with JVC, the Japanese electronics company.  

Then, in 2003, Neil was once again in the news - but this time it was for a messy divorce. During depositions and extensive questioning by his soon-to-be ex-wife Sharon Smith's lawyers, Neil admitted to numerous encounters with prostitutes in Thailand and Hong Kong. Not wanting to be outdone or to give Smith the last word, one of Neil's friends accused Smith of taking some of Neil's hair in order to conduct a voodoo ritual on him.  Smith claimed the hair was used to test for cocaine use. He also faced accusations of shady business practices and fathering another woman's child. That woman, Maria Andrews, is now married to Neil.


Randolph Jefferson

By all accounts, Randolph Jefferson wasn't a bad brother, but he did have a reputation for being a dolt and his presidential brother understandably worried about him a lot.  

Randolph and his twin sister, Anna, were born in 1755. Randolph Jefferson, one of ten Jefferson children (and the only other male to survive to adulthood besides Thomas) briefly attended school before joining the military. He then became a planter after the Revolution and was very successful, but it's possible that Thomas helped him with the financial details.  

Randolph was said to be easily influenced and, due to his "rustic" sense of humor, was perceived to be dimwitted. And because he often socialized with slaves, he was also considered to be something of a liability, and there was even speculation about his fathering mixed race children, which any history buff would find to be a bit ironic.


Roger Clinton, Jr.

Roger Clinton, Jr. - Bill Clinton's younger half-brother and the brother-in-law of Hillary Clinton - has been making headlines for decades.

When Bill Clinton was elected governor of Arkansas, Roger was arrested for selling cocaine and spent a year in jail. Roger's connections to drugs continued once his brother became president, as the younger Clinton lobbied for pardons on behalf of drug traffickers and was even pardoned by his brother in 2001 for all of his crimes.

Roger's other escapades include a failed music career and numerous ventures into film and television acting. Despite trying to keep a low profile over the past few years, Roger was arrested for a DUI offense in June 2016.


Sam Houston Johnson

Sam Houston Johnson - the younger brother of Lyndon Johnson - worked for his brother and was pretty outspoken about it. Sam helped out on his brother's campaign as early as 1937 and continued consulting, counseling, and then criticizing Lyndon until the latter finally left politics in 1968. Sam described himself as a “baby sitter, chauffeur, political trouble‐shooter, administrative aide, and general adviser” and declared that living in the White House, where he resided for a time, was like being in a "penitentiary." Sam was also a drinker and, at times, would say things to the wrong person - including the press. Lyndon reportedly gave him a lot of busy work and put him under strict Secret Service surveillance.

In 1969, Sam released his book My Brother, Lyndon, which portrayed the president in a less than favorable light and contradicted many of Lyndon's own statements. For example, Lyndon called himself the "son of a tenant farmer," but Sam made it very clear that their family was not as poor as his brother made it sound.


Charles Adams

Brother of John Quincy, Charles Adams was a victim of alcoholism. Charles, the child of Abigail and John Adams, was described as being the weaker of the Adams boys. He was not abandoned, as has been portrayed by the media, but when he was sent overseas at the age of nine with his father, he panicked at the prospect of leaving his mother and reportedly remained homesick for months after he arrived.  

Charles was rather rebellious and was expelled from Harvard, by which point he had already become a heavy drinker. In 1799, John Adams renounced Charles, calling him a “a mere rake, buck, blood and beast.” Charles sunk deeply into alcoholism and debt, abandoned his wife, and was dead a year later.


Malik Obama

Barack Obama's half-brother, Malik, was born in Kenya, but has dual citizenship in the United States as well. President Obama's father was married three times and the president has at least five half-siblings, but Malik is the oldest. Malik Obama, who is a Muslim with numerous wives and once ran for political office in Kenya, claims to be a staunch supporter of Donald Trump.

Malik frequently made his way into headlines, criticizing his brother's administration for its LGBT policies and killing Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, among other things; however, the two men were once quite close. They served as the best men at each other's weddings and once seemed to be more closely politically aligned. As the firstborn Obama male, Malik has often expressed resentment toward his successful half-sibling.

During the 2016 Presidential Election, Malik was invited to the final debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and has used Twitter to actively and vocally express his continued support of Trump. He even chimed in on the so-called "birther" debate by tweeting a picture of a forged Kenyan birth certificate for his half-brother.


Orvil Lynch Grant

Orvil Lynch Grant, the corrupt younger brother of President Ulysses S. Grant, was rumored to have been a pretty shady guy who was always looking to make a quick buck. As a young man, Orvil ran the family leather shop with his other brother, Samuel, in Galena, IL, before relocating to Chicago.

He also happened to be involved in one of the many scandals that rocked his brother's administration. In 1875, President Grant's Secretary of the Interior Christopher Delano was accused of mismanaging provisions and land in the West as well as taking bribes for land allocation. Delano allegedly gave his own son, John, and the president's brother Orvil contracts to survey and map the lands, but neither man ever did any work. 

Orvil was also connected to his brother's Secretary of War, William Belknap, who took kickbacks on trading posts in the West. As a result, traders had to raise prices just to cover the payments to Belknap and Orvil, which the consumers - many of them soldiers - complained about publicly. When the Senate investigated the bribes, General George Armstrong Custer went on record against Belknap and implicated Orvil as well.

Orvil then went on to work with a lawyer in New York state named J.H. Smith and the two men allegedly swindled a widow out of her money, using the president's name to do so. The relationship between the two men broke down later in their lives, perhaps due to intervention by the First Lady, Julia. Orville reportedly died in an insane asylum at the age of 45, although his wife denied it.


William Johnson

The relationship between Andrew Johnson and his brother was rather unique. The two boys were placed into indentured servitude at a young age by their mother, where they both worked for a tailor in North Carolina, but eventually ran away. They then ended up in Tennessee where they continued to work as tailors until Andrew turned his attention to politics.

When Abraham Lincoln died in 1865, Andrew Johnson became president - something neither he nor the warring nation could have predicted - and his brother seized upon the opportunity to ask for a job. William immediately asked Andrew for a government position, but rather than have William in Washington, DC, Andrew Johnson gave his older brother a position as the US Marshall in Texas. He was never heard from again.



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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 07:59:04 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/embarrassing-presidential-siblings/melissa-sartore
<![CDATA[The Most Ambitious Historical Gold Diggers Who Slept Their Way To The Top]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/historical-gold-diggers/carly-silver?source=rss

History is full of men and women who skillfully manipulated those who loved them for personal advancement. From ancient Rome to early modern England, nineteenth-century Germany, and even Peter the Great's Russia - these are just some of the most famous gold diggers in history.

Quite a few of these notorious lovers started life humbly. For example, Peter the Great's true love, Catherine I, was born to a Lutheran pastor in Lithuania - and her real name wasn't even Catherine, it was Marta! And it's not just the ladies. There were plenty of historical male gold diggers, too. Take Sir John Conroy - an English-Irish Average Joe until he wormed his way into the good graces of Victoria, Duchess of Kent (mother of Queen Victoria) and became her advisor.

Some gold diggers weren't exactly shy about taking cash and favors from their lovers, either. Alice Perrers, mistress of England's King Edward III during his old age, reportedly extracted every last penny she could from her dying boyfriend while she still could - she even got her paws on some royal jewels! And while there was no single original gold digger, the Byzantine Empress Theodora certainly reaped the rewards of seducing Justinian I.

Discover the stories behind the most interesting, and successful, gold diggers throughout history.


The Most Ambitious Historical Gold Diggers Who Slept Their Way To The Top,

Anne Hyde

Today, British royals can marry commoners with little problem (hello, William and Kate!), but back in the 17th century, it was typically frowned upon. So, when King Charles II married the Catholic Catherine of Braganza, a Portuguese princess, the largely Protestant Brits were quite unhappy - and became even more so when Catherine failed to produce an heir. And Charles's next legitimate heir, his little brother, James, Duke of York, had gone and married a commoner!

Meet Anne Hyde, the common-born but ambitious daughter of royal advisor Edward Hyde. At the time that she and James hooked up, Anne wasn't even a member of the nobility (it was only after her marriage that her father was made Earl of Clarendon), but that didn't stop the then-maid of honor to James's older sister; Anne hooked up with the famously lascivious James and became pregnant. Eager to legitimize his child (who was likely to become a future monarch since Charles, then a ruler in exile, was childless), James quickly wed his mistress in secret to the Court's great displeasure.

A few months later, Charles was restored to his throne and the whole royal family moved to England, including the new English Duchess of York. The child that she carried at that time sadly died, but Anne did give birth to two future queens and the last members of the Stuart Dynasty to rule England: Mary II and Anne, neither of whom had surviving progeny of their own. James later got remarried to a Catholic princess after Anne's death, which also caused a whole host of trouble.


Antinous

While the Roman Emperor Hadrian did marry a woman, he is most remembered for his liaison with a handsome Greek man named Antinous. Hadrian raised Antinous to unprecedented social heights, bringing him along on treks across the empire. The pair spent a lot of time together hunting at an imperial villa, and Hadrian financed many images of Antinous, especially after his lover died. 

In 130 CE, Hadrian and Antinous made a visit to a province of Egypt, but, sadly, Antinous drowned in the Nile River (whether he was pushed overboard or committed suicide was a matter for ancient debate) and Hadrian became grief-stricken. To remember the man he so loved, he made Antinous's image into a god - associating him with the Egyptian deity Osiris, who was said to have drowned in the river on the same day as Antinous many millennia before - and even founded a new city that was named after him. Antinoopolis was located close to where Antinous himself died and served as a memorial to his life


Fredegund

This astonishing queen took no prisoners - literally. Fredegund was one of several wives off the sixth-century Frankish king, Chilperic I. However, unlike her predecessors, Fredegund was humbly born, probably first catching her future hubby's eye when working as a servant in his household.

But she didn't let that stop her - she even helped Chilperic get rid of his then-wife, Galswintha, by igniting a feud between the queen's sister, Brunhilde, and her husband, King Sigebert of Austrasia. Fredegund also ordered the deaths of her stepchildren (Chilperic's babies by previous wives), as well as the murder of Sigebert - and perhaps even Chilperic himself! 

No matter what, Fredegund continued to work against her arch-enemy, Brunhilde (whom she tried to kill off multiple times), and her family. Her son eventually exacted her revenge after her death, torturing Brunhilde for three days and then ordering her to be ripped apart by being tied to wild horses.


John Conroy

John Conroy was the bane of Queen Victoria's young life, and he was the number-one advisor to her super-strict mother. An ambitious man, Conroy served in the household of Victoria, Duchess of Kent, and rose to power not long after Princess Victoria was born and her father, Prince Edward, had died.

Conroy gained the Duchess's confidence and that of several of her sisters-in-law - the daughters of George III - and helped to organize the restrictive Kensington System (the regimen under which an isolated Victoria was raised). Rumors flew that he and the Duchess were lovers, but it is certain that Conroy purposefully positioned the Kents against then-King William IV. No wonder Queen Victoria dismissed him as soon as she came to the throne.


Lola Montez

Irish dancer Elizabeth Gilbert toured the European continent under the guise of a Spanish lady named Lola Montez, but she became far more famous for having won the hearts of quite a few men, including author Alexandre Dumas and King Ludwig I of Bavaria. Ludwig made her a noblewoman and reputedly became so besotted that he always sought her advice and was essentially ruled by her. This caused great displeasure amongst his courtiers and subjects, and he abdicated the throne in 1848. Lola then left Ludwig after he lost his throne, moved to the United States, and continued to perform all over the world, including in Australia.


Mathilde Kschessinska

This prima ballerina certainly danced her way up the Russian social ladder - she was so charming that she seduced not one, but two, grand dukes and a tsar! Before Tsar Nicholas II fell for his wife, Alix of Hesse, he was deeply in love with this pretty young thing; he wrote in his diary, "Mathilde Kschessinska engages me in a positive light." He even bought her a house and they hooked up for four years until he finally got married.

After Nicholas dumped her, Mathilde took up with her admirer and his cousin, Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich. They spent a few years together, even allegedly taking bribes in arms deals. When Sergei eventually moved on, Mathilde did, too - to another royal cousin, Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich, and they proceeded to travel all across Europe together. But when Mathilde gave birth to a son in 1902, rumors swirled about his paternity, though he probably was most likely by Andrei. Luckily, Andrei recognized the boy as his own and later married Mathilde.


Nell Gwyn

Many social climbers tried to disguise their humble origins and artful mooching from their important lovers - but that wasn't the case for Nell Gwyn. She was one of King Charles II's many mistresses, but, in contrast to the arrogant French Catholic Louise de Kéroualle, Nell cleverly dubbed herself "the Protestant whore," earning her popular acclaim

Nell, who was born in the slums of 17th century London, sharpened her wits on the audiences of London as an orange seller and then as an actress. She was hardly a prude and readily embraced her reputation. When she first consummated her relationship with Charles, she reportedly dubbed him "Charles the Third," because he was the third man of that name with whom she'd had sex. For years, Nell was a refuge for Charles, making him laugh amidst the craziness of Court life. She even bore him two sons, only one of whom survived. When Charles died, he reputedly told his brother, James, to "let not poor Nelly starve," so the new king gave his late brother's mistress a pension that she received for the rest of her life.


Theodora

Empress Theodora of Byzantium, wife of the famed Emperor Justinian (the namesake of the Code of Justinian), didn’t start her life in the imperial purple. In fact, she was the daughter of a bear keeper who trained large animals for the public games! However, Theodora went off to work as an actress and allegedly a prostitute, using her considerable talents in both fields to gain power in an oppressively patriarchal society. Eventually, after taking up work as a wool-spinner, she caught the eye of a rising leader named Justinian who made her his mistress and then his wife.

Even though Justinian was technically a commoner, his status was still much higher than Theodora’s, so a special law was imposed allowing for their marriage. She became Augusta (empress) in 527 CE, serving as Justinian’s right hand throughout his reign. Theodora even received ambassadors, negotiated foreign policy, worked to improve women’s rights, and brutally suppressed rebellions.


Beltrán de la Cueva, 1st Duke of Alburquerque

Isabella of Castile (later Spain) came to the throne after the death of her irascible half-brother, Enrique IV, but her accession did not go without controversy. Enrique's only child, Juana, strongly disputed her half-aunt's claim to the Castilian kingship. However, Isabella denied Juana her royal role, in part due to allegations that Juana wasn't even Enrique's daughter, but was his wife's secret love child by nobleman Beltrán de la Cueva!

Beltrán was one of Enrique's favorite courtiers, who gained a lot of power by sucking up to the king. But this noble also allegedly seduced the queen (his boss's wife), a former princess of Portugal, and was the real father of Infanta (Princess) Juana, Isabella's arch-rival. Juana was dubbed "La Beltraneja" for her dubious paternity, and although she lost the throne to Isabella, Juana still ended her letters for the rest of her life by signing "Yo, la reina" ("I, the Queen").


Euphemia

Theodora wasn't the only woman to rise from being an alleged prostitute to being a Byzantine empress. Several decades before her ascent, a woman by the name of Euphemia became the consort of Justinian I's uncle, Justin I. Euphemia had previously been called Lupicina, a name associated with prostitutes, so it's entirely possible that, before Justin fell for her, she'd been a sex worker and then became a concubine.

Interestingly, Euphemia was rather conservative once she came into power. And unlike Theodora (writers usually set her in opposition to her eventual niece by marriage), Euphemia didn't involve herself in politics. In fact, she reportedly didn't even want Justinian to marry Theodora - it was only after she died that her husband's heir married the woman he loved.



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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 04:17:44 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/historical-gold-diggers/carly-silver
<![CDATA[All The Insanely Famous People Who Guest Starred On Veronica Mars]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/veronica-mars-guest-stars/alexandra-plesa?source=rss

When it comes to picking your favorite, there is certainly no shortage of Veronica Mars guest stars to choose from. During her time at both Neptune High and Hearst College, Veronica made her fair share of friends and enemies. Her clientele ranged from wronged classmates to full-fledged adults in desperate need of help - and the show always knew just how to bring out the best in each star who made a special appearance.

Sure, you probably remember series regulars like Max Greenfield or Krysten Ritter who have since become popular and beloved TV stars. But some Veronica Mars cameos made by big stars were so small that they might have completely slipped your mind. Jessica Chastain, Aaron Paul, and Paul Rudd all guest starred on the cult series. Jamie Chung had a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it type of role, while Joss Whedon graced the screen for a couple of minutes and caused Buffy fans everywhere to rejoice. And that's only the beginning.

Ready to take a walk down memory lane? Here are all the famous people you forgot guest starred on Veronica Mars.


All The Insanely Famous People Who Guest Starred On Veronica Mars,

Adam Scott

Episode: Season 1, Episode 14: “Mars vs. Mars”

Role: Chuck Rooks

Adam Scott played Veronica’s favorite teacher, who was accused of having an affair with a student. While he did have a rather unique way of engaging his pupils, his likability turned out to mostly be a façade. Still, he really clouded Veronica’s judgment during the case, something we didn’t get to see very often.


Alyson Hannigan

Episodes: Season 1, Episode 15: “Ruskie Business;” Season 1, Episode 19: “Hot Dogs;” Season 2, Episode 9: “My Mother, The Fiend”

Role: Trina Echolls

As Logan’s sister, Hannigan appeared in only three Veronica Mars episodes, but she made the most of every one. Her tortured spirit was hidden behind a wide smile and funny banter, but it’s obvious that her distant parents and abusive boyfriends did a number on her. Fun fact: Alyson Hannigan was cast as Trina over Tara Reid and Denise Richards. They made the right choice.


Joss Whedon

Episode: Season 1, Episode 18: “Rat Saw God”

Role: Douglas

Whedon has a short cameo as a rental car agent who is a bit of a jerk. The popular director was a huge Veronica Mars fan from the very beginning, so it’s no wonder he decided to stop in for a small role.


Leighton Meester

Episodes: Season 1, Episode 14: “Mars vs. Mars;” Season 1, Episode 21: “A Trip to the Dentist”

Role: Carrie Bishop

Despite only appearing in two episodes, Meester’s characters had a huge impact on our favorite marshmallow. She pitted Veronica against her father in “Mars vs. Mars,” only to help her figure who raped her at Shelly Pomroy's party later on in the season. As the former gossip queen of Neptune High, let’s just say Meester had a knack for playing the mean girl long before being cast as Blair Waldorf in Gossip Girl.


Lucy Lawless

Episode: Season 2, Episode 11: “Donut Run”

Role: FBI Agent Morris

Morris was one of the FBI agents who tried to track down Duncan Kane after he disappeared with his baby. While the episode is memorable for marking the end of the Veronica/Duncan relationship, Lawless’s presence added a touch of much needed humor in the process. And that’s mainly thanks to lines like this one - “Sheriff, we have interrogated Al Qaeda members at Gitmo. I think we can handle a teenage girl.


Michael Cera

Episode: Season 2, Episode 16: “The Rapes of Graff”

Role: Dean

Cera had a small role as Dean, a guidance counselor at Hearst College who partners up with Veronica during an icebreaker exercise because no one else would. He was asked to reprise his role in Season 3, but wasn’t able to due to scheduling conflicts. Fun fact: he appeared in the same episode as Alia Shawkat, who co-starred as his cousin on Arrested Development.


Paris Hilton

Episode: Season 1, Episode 2: “Credit Where Credit's Due”

Role: Caitlin Ford

Hilton played Logan's cheating girlfriend at the very beginning of Season 1, during which she also manages to get involved in credit card fraud. Needless to say, Veronica wasn’t a big fan.


Jamie Chung

Episode: Season 3, Episode 9: “Spit and Eggs”

Role: Dancing Girl

Chung’s first acting role was as "Dancing Girl" on Veronica Mars. She only appeared briefly, portraying the image of a typical partygoer. She’s come a long way since, with roles in Once Upon a Time, Sucker Punch, and The Hangover Part III.


Aaron Paul

Episode: Season 1, Episode 11: “Silence of the Lamb”

Role: Eddie Laroche

Before becoming Jesse Pinkman on Breaking Bad, Paul played a small role on Veronica Mars as Eddie “The Worm” Laroche - a guy who may or may not be involved with a serial killer. Needless to say, he didn’t get much love from audiences back then.


Jessica Chastain

Episode: Season 1, Episode 7: “The Girl Next Door”

Role: Sarah Williams

Chastain’s role on Veronica Mars may have been small, but it was definitely memorable. She played the teen sleuth’s next-door neighbor, and one of the few friends that Veronica had in Season 1. When she goes missing, Veronica has to investigate, uncovering a case that might be slightly above her pay grade.



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Fri, 19 May 2017 07:39:43 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/veronica-mars-guest-stars/alexandra-plesa
<![CDATA[Riley Keough Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/riley-keough-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Riley Keough dating? Many famous men have dated Riley Keough, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Riley Keough’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Riley Keough’s love life. 

This list features Riley Keough’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Riley Keough has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Riley Keough has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Riley Keough is currently married to Ben Smith-Petersen. 

This list of Riley Keough’s boyfriends includes Nicholas Hoult and Robert Pattinson.

Check out the list of men Riley Keough has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Riley Keough Loves and Hookups,

Alex Pettyfer

Alex Pettyfer and Riley Keough were engaged for 10 months. They dated for 8 months after getting together in Jul 2011. They were engaged in Mar 2012 but later separated in 2013.


Nicholas Hoult

Nicholas Hoult is rumored to have hooked up with his Mad Max: Fury Road costar Riley Keough in May 2014.


Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson is rumored to have hooked up with Riley Keough in Jul 2013.


Ryan Cabrera

Riley Keough and Ryan Cabrera dated from 2006 to 2008.


Ben Smith Petersen

Ben Smith Petersen and Riley Keough have been married for 2 years. They were dating for 2 years after getting together in 2012. After 5 months of engagement they married on 4th Feb 2015.



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<![CDATA[Laura Prepon Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/laura-prepon-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Laura Prepon dating? Many famous men have dated Laura Prepon, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Laura Prepon’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Laura Prepon’s love life. 

This list features Laura Prepon’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Laura Prepon has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Laura Prepon has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Laura Prepon is currently engaged to Ben Foster. The couple are expecting a daughter. 

This list of Laura Prepon’s boyfriends includes Tom Cruise and Topher Grace.

Check out the list of men Laura Prepon has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Laura Prepon Loves and Hookups,

Anthony Kiedis

Laura Prepon and Anthony Kiedis had an encounter in Jul 2008.


Ben Foster

On October 7, 2016, Prepon announced her engagement to actor Ben Foster. On January 23, 2017, it was announced that she and Foster are expecting their first child, a daughter. 


Christopher Masterson

Laura Prepon and Christopher Masterson dated from May, 1999 to May, 2007.


Scott Michael Foster

Scott Michael Foster and Laura Prepon dated from October, 2008 to 2013.


Tom Cruise

Laura Prepon is rumored to have hooked up with Tom Cruise in Nov 2013.


Topher Grace

Topher Grace is rumored to have hooked up with Laura Prepon in 1998.



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<![CDATA[Tupac Shakur Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/tupac-shakur-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Tupac Shakur dating? Many famous women have dated Tupac Shakur, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Tupac Shakur’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Tupac Shakur’s love life. 

This list features Tupac Shakur’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Tupac Shakur has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Tupac Shakur has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Tupac Shakur’s girlfriends includes Kidada Jones, Jada Pinkett Smith, Lisa Lopes, and Faith Evans.

Check out the list of women Tupac Shakur has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Tupac Shakur Loves and Hookups,

Faith Evans

Faith Evans and Tupac Shakur had an encounter in 1995.


Heather Hunter

Heather Hunter had an encounter with Tupac Shakur.


Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith and Tupac Shakur met while both attended the Baltimore School for the Arts in the mid-`80s. They were very close friends, and were photographed kissing multiple times. But, they never admitted to dating exclusively.


Kidada Jones

Kidada and Tupac got engaged in 1995. They were together until his death in September 1996.


Lisa Lopes

Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes and Tupac Shakur had an encounter in May 1991.


Madonna

Tupac Shakur and Madonna dated in 1994.


Nina Hartley

Nina Hartley had an encounter with Tupac Shakur.


Rosie Perez

Rosie Perez and Tupac Shakur dated in 1993.


Whitney Houston

Bobby Brown claimed that his ex-wife Whitney Houston allegedly had an affair with the late rapper Tupac Shakur, while they were married.


Keisha Morris

Tupac Shakur and Keisha Morris were married for 8 months. They dated for 1 year after getting together in 1994 and married on 29th Apr 1995. 8 months later they divorced in 1996.



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<![CDATA[Niall Horan Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/niall-horan-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Niall Horan dating? Many famous women have dated Niall Horan, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Niall Horan’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Niall Horan’s love life. 

This list features Niall Horan’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Niall Horan has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Niall Horan has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Niall Horan’s girlfriends includes Barbara Palvin and Ellie Goulding.

Check out the list of women Niall Horan has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Niall Horan Loves and Hookups,

Ellie Goulding

If you've heard Ed Sheeran's song "Don't," then you know the story of Niall and Ellie. Apparently while she and Ed were seeing each other, she "disappeared with [Niall] to have sex." Yuuuuup....


Barbara Palvin

Niall Horan and Barbara Palvin dated from 26th November, 2013 to March, 2014.


Louise Thompson

Talk about a bitter ex! Louise's ex-boyfriend revealed in an interview that she and Niall had a sleepover while they were still dating. Uh, TMI??


Thalia Heffernan

Thalia Heffernan is rumored to have hooked up with Niall Horan in Jun 2014.


Celine Helene Vandycke

Celine Helene Vandycke and Niall Horan had an encounter in May 2016.


Jessica Serfaty

In 2017, Niall Horan was rumored to be dating model Jessica Serfaty.


Amy Green

Even though Niall adamantly denied that he was in a relationship, he and Amy apparently were, in fact, dating from October 2012-February 2013. Reports say his hectic schedule was to blame for the breakup.


Zoe Whelan

Zoe Whelan is rumored to have hooked up with Niall Horan in Jan 2013.


Melissa Whitelaw

Melissa Whitelaw and Niall Horan dated from November, 2014 to June, 2015.


Suede Brooks

Suede Brooks is rumored to have hooked up with Niall Horan in Mar 2016.



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<![CDATA[Danielle Panabaker Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/danielle-panabaker-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Danielle Panabaker dating? Many famous men have dated Danielle Panabaker, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Danielle Panabaker’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Danielle Panabaker’s love life. 

This list features Danielle Panabaker’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Danielle Panabaker has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Danielle Panabaker has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Danielle Panabaker’s boyfriends includes Zachary Abel, Jesse McCartney, and James Woods.

Check out the list of men Danielle Panabaker has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Danielle Panabaker Loves and Hookups,

James Woods

James Woods and Danielle Panabaker had an encounter in Jul 2008.


Jesse McCartney

Jesse McCartney and Danielle Panabaker dated from September, 2008 to January, 2009.


Zachary Abel

Zachary Abel and Danielle Panabaker dated from May, 2010 to 2016.


Charlie Ebersol

Charlie Ebersol and Danielle Panabaker dated from 2005 to 2008.


Hayes Robbins

Hayes Robbins and Danielle Panabaker have been dating for several months before getting engaged on July 13, 2016.



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<![CDATA[Jordin Sparks Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/jordin-sparks-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Jordin Sparks dating? Many famous men have dated Jordin Sparks, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Jordin Sparks’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Jordin Sparks’s love life. 

This list features Jordin Sparks’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Jordin Sparks has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Jordin Sparks has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Jordin Sparks’s boyfriends includes Sage the Gemini and Jason Derulo.

Check out the list of men Jordin Sparks has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Jordin Sparks Loves and Hookups,

Blake Lewis

Jordin Sparks is rumored to have hooked up with Blake Lewis in 2006.


Steph Jones

Steph Jones and Jordin Sparks dated from March, 2008 to November, 2010.


Jason Derülo

Jason Derulo and Jordin Sparks dated from August 1, 2011 to September 2014.


Sage The Gemini

Sage the Gemini and Jordin Sparks dated from May 2015 to February 2016.



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<![CDATA[LeBron James Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/lebron-james-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is LeBron James dating? Many famous women have dated LeBron James, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including LeBron James’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about LeBron James’s love life. 

This list features LeBron James’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that LeBron James has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that LeBron James has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

LeBron James is currently married to Savannah Brinson. The couple have three children together. 

This list of LeBron James’s girlfriends includes Meagan Good and Amber Rose.

Check out the list of women LeBron James has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


LeBron James Loves and Hookups,

Adrienne Bailon

During one of the splits with his current wife, LeBron James dated 3LW group member Adrienne Bailon. They were only together for nine months. They broke up because of cheating allegations.


Meagan Good

LeBron James is rumored to have hooked up with Meagan Good in 2004.


Amber Rose

There were allegations that these two had a fling in the beginning of 2010 though this was never confirmed. There were pictures of the two together, though they say they were just hanging ou


Carmen Ortega

Carmen Ortega and LeBron James had an encounter in 2012.


Savannah Brinson

Savannah Brinson and LeBron James have been married for 3 years. They were dating for 11 years after getting together in 2000. After 1 year of engagement they married on 14th Sep 2013. They have 3 children, LeBron (12), Bryce Maximus (9) and Zhuri (2).


Hencha Voigt

Hencha Voigt had an encounter with LeBron James.



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<![CDATA[Dwight Howard Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/dwight-howard-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Dwight Howard dating? Many famous women have dated Dwight Howard, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Dwight Howard’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Dwight Howard’s love life. 

This list features Dwight Howard’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Dwight Howard has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Dwight Howard has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Dwight Howard’s girlfriends includes Royce Reed and Camilla Poindexter.

Check out the list of women Dwight Howard has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Dwight Howard Loves and Hookups,

Royce Reed

Royce Reed and Dwight Howard had a relationship from 2009 to 2011. They had a son named Braylon age 9.


Tiffany Render

Tiffany Render and Dwight Howard had a relationship from 2008 to 2010.They had a daughter named Layla age 6.


Christine Vest

Christine Vest and Dwight Howard are engaged.They have a son named Dwight David jr age 4.


Hope Alexa

Hope Alexa and Dwight Howard had a relationship from 2009 to 2011.They had a daughter named Jayde age 6.


Marion Denise Douglas

Marion Denise Douglas and Dwight Howard had a relationship from 2012 to 2012.


Camilla Poindexter

Camilla Poindexter and Dwight Howard dated in 2012.



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<![CDATA[Gregg Sulkin Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/gregg-sulkin-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Gregg Sulkin dating? Many famous women have dated Gregg Sulkin, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Gregg Sulkin’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Gregg Sulkin’s love life. 

This list features Gregg Sulkin’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Gregg Sulkin has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Gregg Sulkin has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Gregg Sulkin’s girlfriends includes Bella Thorne, Danielle Campbell, and Britt Robertson.

Check out the list of women Gregg Sulkin has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Gregg Sulkin Loves and Hookups,

Bella Thorne

Bella Thorne and Gregg Sulkin dated from May 2015 to 2016. 


Britt Robertson

The two worked together on the DCOM Avalon High in 2010, and like many costars who fall victim to dating rumors, these two were no different. Maybe they did steal a few behind the scene kisses, but, for now at least, it's all hearsay.


Samantha Boscarino

Samantha Boscarino and Gregg Sulkin dated from 5th February, 2008 to September, 2009.


Debby Ryan

Debby Ryan and Gregg Sulkin dated from 22nd February, 2008 to January, 2010.


Pixie Lott

Pixie and Gregg were rumored to be dating, after being spotted out together in early 2010. In the August 2010 issue of 'M Magazine' Gregg claimed that he was single.


Danielle Campbell

Danielle Campbell is rumored to have hooked up with Gregg Sulkin in Jan 2017.


Yvette Monreal

Talk that Gregg and his Faking It costar were getting cozy with each other started spreading during the show's early days. Whether it was that the flame fizzled or that it actually wasn't even there, the rumors died down with time.



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<![CDATA[16 Actors That Started Their Careers In Adorable Children's Roles]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/actors-who-were-in-big-movies-and-shows-as-children/anncasano?source=rss

Often, we think of child actors as being part of a cautionary tale from the dark side of Hollywood, where young kids attained high levels of fame and money only to grow up and lose it all. But, thankfully, that’s not always the case - there are plenty of child stars who actually went on to became famous adult actors. We already know of celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and Jodie Foster, who are among the many actors who started young, but this list instead looks at more under the radar television and movie stars who were once child actors in big movies and shows.

Television programs like Kids Incorporated and The Mickey Mouse Club were breeding grounds for young talent. Sure, we may remember that stars like Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears got their start as Mouseketeers; however, you may be surprised to learn which current Academy Award nominated actor and which small screen Russian spy also started out on those programs. And did you know that Christian Bale and Seth Green once starred in big movies as children? You may be amazed to learn just how many actors got their start on daytime soap operas.

Read about all the young stars who somehow avoided most of Hollywood's pitfalls to make it in show business as adults. Some of these early roles performed by famous actors will totally surprise you, while others will make perfect sense.


16 Actors That Started Their Careers In Adorable Children's Roles,

Alyson Hannigan

Before uttering the now infamous line "and one time at band camp" in the film American Pie and appearing as Lily on the hit show How I Met Your Mother, Alyson Hannigan landed her first big-screen role at the age of 14. Her debut was in the 1988 film My Stepmother Is an Alien starring Kim Basinger. Between the American Pie movies and HIMYM, Hannigan also played Willow Rosenberg for seven seasons on Joss Whedon's WB drama Buffy the Vampire Slayer.


Christian Bale

We now know of Christian Bale as being one of the greatest method actors of his generation. However, many forget that the Academy Award winning actor got an early start on the big screen when he starred in Steven Spielberg's war drama Empire of the Sun (1987) at the tender age of 13. And it's not surprising to hear that the English thespian found his instant fame "repugnant."

He described the experience of doing press for Empire of the Sun:

"We did this huge international publicity push for Empire, and I really hated it. It was horrific. I was almost crying in interviews and running away during press conferences, pretending I was going to the bathroom and just disappearing. That has very much affected my ideas on exposure."


Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke made his big-screen debut at the age of 15, starring as Ben Crandall in the sci-fi film Explorers (1985). The actor's breakout role came just a few years later in Dead Poet's Society (1989). Hawke, who is also a published author and director, is one of the most prolific actors of his generation. Some of his more famous movies include Reality Bites, Richard Linklater's Before Trilogy, Training Day, and Boyhood. 


Jake Gyllenhaal

It wasn't a huge part, but Jake Gyllenhaal made his silver screen debut at just 11 years old in the 1990 comedy City Slickers, where he played Billy Crystal's son. Gyllenhaal played other bit parts over the next ten years on both the small and big screen before finally landing his breakout staring role in the mind-bending 2001 drama Donnie Darko.


Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Love Hewitt's breakout role came in the 1990s TV drama Party of Five. However, the actress got her real start by playing Robin on Disney's Kids Incorporated in 1990 at just 11 years old. At that time, Hewitt simply went by the name Love Hewitt, she later went back to her original first name in 1993 when she appeared in Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit. Hewitt has gone on to have a successful career on the small screen, including a stint playing Kate Callahan, an FBI agent, on the hit show Criminal Minds.

 


Jerry O'Connell

Jerry O'Connell has grown up to be an extremely attractive man; however, his body wasn't always so fit. The Billions actor is nearly unrecognizable as Vern, the chubby kid from Stand by Me, a role he played at 12 years old. Vern was always the butt of the fat jokes in Rob Reiner's 1986 coming of age story. O'Connell went on to marry supermodel Rebecca Romijn and has appeared in several television and silver screen roles including Sliders and Jerry Maguire.


Katherine Heigl

Before Katherine Heigl appeared on the television show Roswell, and well before her breakout role as Dr. Izzie Stevens on Grey's Anatomy, the actress had her first starring silver screen role opposite Gérard Depardieu in the 1994 drama My Father the Hero. Heigl was 16 years old when she was cast as Nicole, a teenager who pretended her father was her boyfriend in order to impress a boy she liked. Before her small screen success in Roswell, Heigl also appeared in a few other interesting movies such as Steven Seagal's Under Siege 2: Dark Territory and Bride of Chucky.


Keri Russell

Another former member of The Mickey Mouse Club, Keri Russell served as a Mouseketeer from 1991 to 1993. In between those years, she also appeared as Mandy Park in Honey, I Blew Up the Kids (1992).

Russell popped up in few small roles over the next few years before finally landing the titular breakout part on Felicity in 1998. The actress would go on to appear in several more film and television roles, including a starring turn in the independent film Waitress (2007). More recently, Russell has been showing off her acting chops as a Russian spy in the critically acclaimed FX series The Americans.

 


Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart is known around the world for her role as Bella Swan in the Twilight series. However, her first major film role came at the age of 12 when she was cast opposite Jodie Foster in David Fincher's nail-biting thriller Panic Room (2002). The actor is not even 30 years old and already has nearly 40 acting credits to her name. Stewart has also appeared in several independent and mainstream films since her departure from the vampire series that have made her a household name including American Ultra and Personal Shopper.


Ryan Gosling

Most people recall that Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears were part of Disney Channel's The Mickey Mouse Club. But what you may not remember is that Ryan Gosling was also one of the Mouseketeers. The 12-year-old Canadian actor received a two-year contract in 1993 to become a member of The Mickey Mouse Club, so he packed up and moved to Orlando, FL, for the last two seasons of the show. Gosling then became good friends with Timberlake and the pair lived together for six months; Timberlake's mother even became Gosling's legal guardian during that time.

People may forget Gosling's stint as a Mouseketeer because he wasn't given the same screen time as the other young actors who were considered to be more talented. The future Academy Award nominated actor said of his Disney experience:

"It was kind of depressing because when I got there, they realized that I wasn't really up to snuff in comparison with what some of the other kids were able to do... I remember one time they put four of us in a dance routine, but I was so off. I was on the end, so they just pushed the shot in closer on the other three guys to frame me out."



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<![CDATA[Chris Pine Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/chris-pine-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Chris Pine dating? Many famous women have dated Chris Pine, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Chris Pine’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Chris Pine’s love life. 

This list features Chris Pine’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Chris Pine has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Chris Pine has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

According to rumors, Chris Pine is currently dating Sofia Boutella. 

This list of Chris Pine’s girlfriends includes Zoe Kravitz and Olivia Munn.

Check out the list of women Chris Pine has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Chris Pine Loves and Hookups,

Audrina Patridge

Chris and Audrina were spotted out at dinner in LA then were magically seated next to each other at the 2009 MTV Move Awards. A month later Chris reportedly dumped the "Hills" star because of all the attention they were getting as a couple.


Beau Garrett

Beau Garrett and Chris Pine dated from August, 2008 to 2009.


Olivia Munn

Chris Pine and Olivia Munn hooked up in the fall of 2009, and insiders said they were "quite serious" early on. Still, a few short months later it was reported that they'd parted ways. They never confirmed the romance, but they were photographed together several times.


Zoë Kravitz

Zoë Kravitz and Chris Pine dated from September, 2014 to February, 2015.


Jasmine Waltz

Chris and Jasmine were linked beginning in April 2010, when they were spotted on a Parisian getaway together.


Sofia Boutella

In early 2017, rumors of Chris Pine dating his Star Trek Beyond costar Sofia Boutella sparked after being spotted at Coachella together. 


Dominique Piek

Dominique Piek and Chris Pine dated from 9th September, 2011 to February, 2013.


Nathalie Walker

Nathalie Walker and Chris Pine had an encounter in Jan 2010.


Amanda Frances Horne

Amanda Frances Horne and Chris Pine had an encounter in May 2013.


Iris Björk Jóhannesdóttir

Iris Björk Jóhannesdóttir and Chris Pine dated from November, 2013 to 2014.



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<![CDATA[Alexandra Daddario Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/alexandra-daddario-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Alexandra Daddario dating? Many famous men have dated Alexandra Daddario, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Alexandra Daddario’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Alexandra Daddario’s love life. 

This list features Alexandra Daddario’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Alexandra Daddario has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Alexandra Daddario has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

According to rumors, Alexandra Daddario is currently dating Zac Efron. 

This list of Alexandra Daddario’s boyfriends includes Logan Lerman and Trey Songz.

Check out the list of men Alexandra Daddario has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Alexandra Daddario Loves and Hookups,

Logan Lerman

In 2016, Alexandra Daddario was engaged to her Percy Jackson costar Logan Lerman. 


Trey Songz

Alexandra Daddario is rumored to have hooked up with Trey Songz in 2011.


Zac Efron

 

In May 2017, Zac Efron was rumored to be hooking up with Baywatch costar Alexandra Daddario.


Jason Fuchs

Alexandra Daddario and Jason Fuchs had a relationship from 2006 to 2009.



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<![CDATA[Chris Martin Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/chris-martin-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Chris Martin dating? Many famous women have dated Chris Martin, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Chris Martin’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Chris Martin’s love life. 

This list features Chris Martin’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Chris Martin has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Chris Martin has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Chris Martin is currently dating Annabelle Wallis. 

This list of Chris Martin’s girlfriends includes Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lawrence.

Check out the list of women Chris Martin has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Chris Martin Loves and Hookups,

Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung is rumored to have hooked up with Chris Martin in May 2014.


Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin were married for 10 years. They dated for 1 year after getting together in Oct 2002 and married on 5th Dec 2003. 10 years later they divorced in Apr 2015.They had 2 children, Apple Blythe Alison (12) and Moses Bruce Anthony (10).


Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin dated from June, 2014 to June, 2015.


Kate Bosworth

Kate Bosworth is rumored to have hooked up with Chris Martin in Oct 2009.


Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue is rumored to have hooked up with Chris Martin in Jun 2015.


Natalie Imbruglia

Natalie Imbruglia and Chris Martin dated in 2000.


Annabelle Wallis

Annabelle Wallis and Chris Martin have been dating since Aug 2015.



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<![CDATA[Zoe Kravitz Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/zoe-kravitz-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Zoe Kravitz dating? Many famous men have dated Zoe Kravitz, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Zoe Kravitz’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Zoe Kravitz’s love life. 

This list features Zoe Kravitz’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Zoe Kravitz has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Zoe Kravitz has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Zoe Kravitz is currently dating Karl Glusman. 

This list of Zoe Kravitz’s boyfriends includes Chris Pine and Michael Fassbender.

Check out the list of men Zoe Kravitz has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Zoe Kravitz Loves and Hookups,

Ben Foster

Back when they were 27 and 19 respectively, Ben and Zoe went public with their romance. The two actors stayed together from August 2007 until June 2008, just shy of their one-year anniversary.


Chris Pine

Zoë Kravitz and Chris Pine reportedly dated from September, 2014 to February, 2015.


Michael Fassbender

Zoe Kravitz and Michael Fassbender are rumored to have started a relationship after meeting on the set of 'X-Men: First Class.


James Levy

James Levy is rumored to have hooked up with Zoë Kravitz in 2012.


Noah Gabriel Becker

The Drake dating rumors were squashed when Zoe was seen holding hands with Noah at Coachella in April 2014.


Ezra Miller

Ezra Miller and Zoë Kravitz dated in 2010.


Andrew VanWyngarden

Although they never confirmed the dating rumor, Zoe and the MGMT member were seen together looking extra friendly multiple times at the end of 2008.


Karl Glusman

Karl Glusman and Zoë Kravitz have been dating since Oct 2016.


Drake

Zoë Kravitz is rumored to have hooked up with Drake in Nov 2013.


Penn Badgley

Zoë Kravitz and Penn Badgley dated from July, 2011 to June, 2013.



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<![CDATA[Kate Mara Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/kate-mara-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Kate Mara dating? Many famous men have dated Kate Mara, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Kate Mara’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Kate Mara’s love life. 

This list features Kate Mara’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Kate Mara has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Kate Mara has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Kate Mara is currently dating Jamie Bell. The two became engaged in January 2017. 

This list of Kate Mara’s boyfriends includes Charlie Cox and Max Minghella.

Check out the list of men Kate Mara has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Kate Mara Loves and Hookups,

Charlie Cox

Kate Mara was briefly linked to her 'Stone of Destiny' co-star Charlie Cox in 2008.


Jamie Bell

Kate Mara started dating Fantastic Four costar Jamie Bell n 2015. They got engaged in January 2017. 


Max Minghella

Max Minghella and Kate Mara dated from 2010 to August 2014.


Joseph McGinty Nichol

Kate Mara dated her We Are Marshall director McG from 2006 to 2008. 



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<![CDATA[Josh Groban Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/josh-groban-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Josh Groban dating? Many famous women have dated Josh Groban, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Josh Groban’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Josh Groban’s love life. 

This list features Josh Groban’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Josh Groban has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Josh Groban has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Josh Groban’s girlfriends includes Kat Dennings, Katy Perry, January Jones, and April Bowlby.

Check out the list of women Josh Groban has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Josh Groban Loves and Hookups,

April Bowlby

April Bowlby and Josh Groban dated from November, 2009 to March, 2010.


January Jones

January and Josh were together for three years, but called it quits in 2006. Josh's rep announced that the couple was "taking a break," but that they "remain friends."


Kat Dennings

Josh Groban dated actress Kat Dennings for two years until July 2016. 


Michelle Trachtenberg

Michelle Trachtenberg and Josh Groban dated in 2012.


Selma Blair

Josh Groban and Selma Blair were rumored to be dating in 2010 when they were spotted at a theater together. 


Katy Perry

Katy Perry and Josh Groban dated in Mar 2009. Katy still refers to him as "the one that got away."



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<![CDATA[Amber Rose Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/amber-rose-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Amber Rose dating? Many famous men have dated Amber Rose, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Amber Rose’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Amber Rose’s love life. 

This list features Amber Rose’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Amber Rose has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Amber Rose has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Amber Rose’s boyfriends includes Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa.

Check out the list of men Amber Rose has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Amber Rose Loves and Hookups,

Joe Budden

Amber Rose reportedly had a threesome with rapper Joe Budden and his girlfriend Cyn Santana in August 2016.


James Harden

James Harden and Amber Rose dated from January to March, 2015.


Machine Gun Kelly

They met at the 2015 MTV Movie awards on April 12, 2015. Amber sent her assistant over to MGK and Told him that Amber wanted to talk to him.


Odell Beckham Jr.

Odell Beckham, Jr. and Amber Rose dated from August, 2015 to April, 2017.


Terrence Ross

Terrence Ross and Amber Rose dated from February to June 2016.


Myles White

Myles White and Amber Rose dated from November, 2015 to February, 2016.


Eric André

Eric André and Amber Rose had an encounter in Oct 2015.


Quincy

Quincy (actor) and Amber Rose had an encounter in Dec 2014.


Val Chmerkovskiy

Val Chmerkovskiy and Amber Rose dated from September, 2016 to February, 2017.


Offset

Offset of Migos and Amber Rose were rumored to be hooking up from March to May 2017.



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<![CDATA[Super Boring Musicians You Had No Idea Used To Be (Or Still Are) Hardcore AF]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/boring-musicians-who-used-to-be-hardcore/jacob-shelton?source=rss

Dad rock, that most boring of genre of music, which encompasses everything from California country to blues-inspired folk, is so snooze-inducing the musicians who play it must be the most insipid people on Earth, right? Well, not exactly. There are some boring musicians who used to be hardcore af. Before they cleaned up, there were plenty of boring bands who were crazy back in the day. Like, chainsaw-through-a-hotel-room crazy. It’s time to expand your musical knowledge with this collection of crazy musicians who calmed down with age.

With a few notable exceptions, most of the musicians who were addicts covered here had their heydays in the '70s, when their brand of dad rock peaked. While some had continued success into the 2000s, many of these dad rock musicians who did hella drugs became so boring as time went on the world stopped listening, so they started racing yachts or opened tea shops.

It shouldn't really come as a surprise that a musician, no matter how boring the music, can get up to no good on the road. All of the crazy Led Zeppelin stories you've heard exist because four lads from England had lots of money and nothing to do for hours on end, so they got into witchcraft and started shoving fish into people. The same goes for everything you’ve heard about Ozzy Osbourne. But audiences expect crazy stories about those artists, whereas the boring AF dad rock artists on this list might actually surprise you with their shenanigans. 


Super Boring Musicians You Had No Idea Used To Be (Or Still Are) Hardcore AF,

Billy Joel

Everyone knows Billy Joel sucks. He's just the worst. His music is boring and he looks like the dad of every guy's high school girlfriend, the one who showed you his samurai sword collection.

It turns out that, while Joel was recording "rockers" like "Uptown Girl," he was also heavily into drugs. He told Howard Stern his song "Scandinavian Skies" is about heroin, saying:

"This was back in the late '70s, I think. We were in Amsterdam, and there was all this stuff going on, so I said 'Let me see what this is like.' It got me so high I didn't know how to deal with it. You just get way out, just go to another place, and you're into the blues. All you want to hear is the blues. You start drooling, and you get sick."

But that didn't stop Joel, who continued his hard partying New Jersey ways into his twilight years. In 2004, he crashed his third car in two years. That's dedication to being hardcore. 


David Crosby

There's a good chance you know David Crosby's down-and-out, aging clown look more than his music, but this guy was a huge part of the Laurel Canyon scene of the '60s, and part of a lot of very boring bands that still influence new boring bands. He released some of his sleepiest music in Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young and as a solo artist. While busy writing music that sounds like it should be in a Ken Burns documentary, Crosby was going harder in the paint than anyone who has ever lived. 

For instance, in 1985, he was already on probation for DUI when he was arrested for driving through a fence while in possession of a gun and cocaine. He blamed John Lennon's assassination. In an episode of VH1's Behind The Music, one of the guys from CSN said Crosby ruined one of their incredibly boring recording sessions when he walked out after his crack pipe broke.


Eric Clapton

When you think of Eric Clapton, what pops into your head? Lilting acoustic ballads? Middling white man blues rock? Well, that's probably because he used up all of his freaky powers in the '70s, doing drugs and shredding solos. In his enigmatically entitled autobiography, Clapton: The Autobiography, the guitarist describes how audiences absolutely loved it when he got super effed up and put on the worst shows possible

"I'd wander off the stage and somebody... would have to try to persuade me to go back on. There seemed to be a post-psychedelia drunkenness that swept over everybody in the entertainment business during the early '70s. To be on stage, you were almost expected to be drunk. I remember doing one entire show lying down on the stage with the microphone stand lying beside me, and nobody batted an eyelid."

Clapton battled a three-year heroin addiction in the '70s. During the making of Derek and the Dominos' sole record Layla, the whole band was out of control with drugs and alcohol. Bandmate Bobby Whitlock recalls, "We weren't doing a bunch of drugs during our recording. But if you’re drinking whiskey and snorting cocaine and heroin it's still going to be in your system tomorrow." 


Fleetwood Mac

Put your pitchforks down. Boring doesn't mean bad, especially not in the case of Fleetwood Mac. As everyone knows, you develop an instant appreciation for this classic snooze rock behemoth as soon as you turn 30. But were they really that crazy? Oh yeah.

According to members of the band, there wasn't a day they weren't fighting and/or having sex with each other, or snorting miles of cocaine. The members of Fleetwood Mac were legit crazy people who once calculated Mick Fleetwood (the band's drummer, who wore faux testicles on a belt) snorted seven miles of cocaine during the height of his debauchery. And that's nothing compared to Stevie Nicks, the group's front woman and good witch, who burned a hole in her nose by snorting so much cocaine. 


George Jones

It's okay if you don't know who George Jones is. He sang boring, crooner country that didn't have the heart of Roy Orbison and never reached the flashy heights of Elvis. He had a sustained career built on mediocre hits, and was also a mega-drunk. According to his autobiography, I Lived to Tell It All, he had crippling stage fright, and used alcohol to temper his fear.

A low point came when Jones was so drunk his wife hid the keys to all of his cars so he couldn't drive to the liquor store, so he rode a lawn mower eight miles to buy booze.  He wrote, "I imagine the top speed for that old mower was five miles per hour. It might have taken an hour and a half or more for me to get to the liquor store, but get there I did."


Jackson Browne

The famous scribe behind The Eagles' sleepy time rocker "Take It Easy" definitely didn't heed his own words when it came to his personal life. While Jackson Browne was writing laid-back California country jams you would be hard pressed to name, he was also involved in a murky back-and-forth with former girlfriend Daryl Hannah, who accused him of assaulting her multiple times. No one ever sued anyone over the assault vs defamation battle the two wages, but it's obvious that Browne was anything but boring in his home life. 


James Taylor

He's seen fire, he's seen rain, and he's put a generation of people to sleep with very boring, blues-inspired folk music. While James Taylor's music was a gentle flower on a spring morning, his personal life was a fire threatening to consume an orphanage. First, he was into acid, which had him "jumping great gaps between the roofs and swinging on fire escapes.”

In 1968, at age 20, Taylor moved to England to record his debut album for Apple, the label run by the Beatles. While in London, he got way into heroin. While recording sleepy acoustic jams, he liked to hole up in the studio bathroom and get high, much to the chagrin of the Beatles, who were recording in the same complex. 


Joe Walsh

Joe Walsh was the most exciting member of the Eagles. If the band were a Starbucks pastry display, he'd be the lemon loaf. When he wasn't playing dad country with the Eagles, Walsh was playing wonky dad blues rock on his own, which was also very boring.

Outside his boring musical escapades, Walsh was a legit crazy person. He once chopped up a hotel room with a chainsaw. When asked about the urban legend of him going all lumberjack on a room that costs more than your apartment, he said it is "absolutely true." In fact, he routinely brought a chainsaw to hotels, but only used it once. 

“If you go down to the lobby you can get your point across, you don’t really need to start it up,” he said. There's really nothing as fun as a millionaire terrorizing people who make minimum wage. 

Walsh also struggled with drugs and alcohol for years. He doesn't go into explicit details in interviews, though talks at length in relatively vague terms about cocaine, alcohol, and other drugs being a major problem throughout much of his career, and causing personal and professional problems in the '80s, as things reached their nadir. In 1993, he went to rehab, and has spoken about the disease of addiction ever since. 


Moby

Moby, the human equivalent to skim milk, has never struck anyone has being all that crazy. Even at its most experimental, his music is fairly danceable, and that one "thrash" record people talk about is just a high school jock's idea of what Minor Threat sounds like, with some dandy ambient tunes tacked on and a very '90s-sounding Mission to Burma cover shoved in the middle.

That was all to say Moby is fine but boring AF. However, in the '90s, Moby was losing his mind. He was living in New York City, DJing, hanging out with a dominatrix, dating strippers, and squatting in a warehouse with people who wanted to set him on fire. As you might be able to surmise, there was a liberal use of substances. 

In an interview with the Guardian (the headline of which is "There were bags of drugs, I was having sex with a stranger") about his autobiography, Porcelain, Moby described the process of looking back at his life in the 90s: 

"I still recognize that person, stumbling through life without much agency. There’s enthusiasm and a good work ethic, but ultimately complete cluelessness, being baffled by everything. It’s like being a snowball rolling down a mountain. The snowball might have started kind of pure, but by the end, it’s filled with dead squirrels and sticks and rocks and wellies and garbage. You’ve got this snowball at the end, but to what extent does it relate to or resemble that original snowball?”


Rod Stewart

Everyone knows the grimiest Rod Stewart ever got as a solo artist was when he sang a cover of "Downtown Train" by Tom Waits, and even that's a pretty slick song choice. Most people probably don't even know he was in The Jeff Beck Group, a heavy-stomping proto hard rock band that paved the way for Led Zeppelin. 

In the '70s, while Stewart was churning out barely passable rock-disco tunes like "If You Want My Body," he was also busy indulging a saucy predilection for Columbian nose candy. Admittedly, doing coke every once in a while doesn't make you party monster, but shoving nummy powder up your butt does qualify you for hardcore status, and shove it up his butt Stewart did.  

Stewart later said of his salad days, "As far as the drugs are concerned, I was never an addict. I was never, you know, in rehab. It never affected my family or my relationships. I was just a social user." So social he shoved cocaine in his ass. 



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<![CDATA[Louis Tomlinson Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/louis-tomlinson-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Louis Tomlinson dating? Many famous women have dated Louis Tomlinson, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Louis Tomlinson’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Louis Tomlinson’s love life. 

This list features Louis Tomlinson’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Louis Tomlinson has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Louis Tomlinson has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Louis Tomlinson currently has a son with Briana Jungwirth, but the two stopped dating in 2015. 

This list of Louis Tomlinson’s girlfriends includes Danielle Campbell and Eleanor Calder.

Check out the list of women Louis Tomlinson has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Louis Tomlinson Loves and Hookups,

Danielle Campbell

Louis Tomlinson and Danielle Campbell dated from November, 2015 to December, 2016.


Eleanor Calder

Louis Tomlinson and fashion blogger Eleanor Calder dated for three years until March 2015. In early 2017, the couple was rumored to be back together after being spotted out. 


Bethaney Larkman

Bethaney was Louis's first intimate girlfriend. It seems that they kept their friendship after the break-up, since Bethaney attended Louis and Harry's New Year's Eve party on December 31, 2011.


Briana Jungwirth

Los Angeles stylist Briana Jungwirth and Louis Tomlinson had a brief romance in May 2015. Their son, Freddie Reign, was born on January 21, 2016. 


Hannah Walker

Louis Tomlinson dated Hannah Walker during his time on The X Factor. They broke up in 2011 due to One Direction's busy schedule. 



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<![CDATA[Donald Trump Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/donald-trump-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Donald Trump dating? Many famous women have dated Donald Trump, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Donald Trump’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Donald Trump’s love life. 

This list features Donald Trump’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Donald Trump has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Donald Trump has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Donald Trump is currently married to Melania Trump.

This list of Donald Trump’s girlfriends includes Ivana Trump and Marla Maples.

Check out the list of women Donald Trump has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Donald Trump Loves and Hookups,

Carla Bruni

Carla Bruni romanced mogul Donald Trump in 1991, further proving she has a thing for powerful men.


Gabriela Sabatini

Gabriella Sabatini and Donald Trump dated from June to July, 1989.


Ingrid Seynhaeve

Ingrid Seynhaeve is rumored to have hooked up with Donald Trump in 1997.


Kylie Bax

Kylie Bax and Donald Trump dated in 1995.


Marla Maples

Donald Trump and Marla Maples were married for 5 years. They dated for 3 years after getting together in 1990 and married on 19th Dec 1993. 5 years later they divorced on 8th Jun 1999.They had a daughter named Tiffany Ariana age 23.


Melania Trump

Melania Trump and Donald Trump have been married for 12 years. They were dating for 6 years after getting together in 1998. After 9 months of engagement they married on 22nd Jan 2005.They have a son named Barron William age 11.


Stormy Daniels

Porn star Stormy Daniels is rumored to have hooked up with Donald Trump in January 2008.


Rowanne Brewer

Rowanne Brewer and Donald Trump had an encounter in 1993.


Allison Giannini

Allison Giannini and Donald Trump had an encounter in 1998.


Mary Young

Kara Young and Donald Trump dated in 2001.



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<![CDATA[Zendaya Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/zendaya-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Zendaya dating? Many famous men have dated Zendaya, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Zendaya’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Zendaya’s love life. 

This list features Zendaya’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Zendaya has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Zendaya has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

According to rumors, Zendaya is currently dating Tom Holland. 

This list of Zendaya’s boyfriends includes Odell Beckham Jr. and Trevor Jackson.

Check out the list of men Zendaya has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Zendaya Loves and Hookups,

Adam Irigoyen

Zendaya is rumored to have hooked up with Adam Irigoyen in Jan 2010.


Spencer Boldman

Zendaya and Spencer have a flirtatious friendship.


Odell Beckham Jr.

Odell Beckham, Jr. is rumored to have hooked up with Zendaya in Feb 2016.


Trevor Jackson

Zendaya and Trevor Jackson dated from September, 2012 to May, 2016.


Tom Holland

In summer 2017, Zendaya was rumored to be dating Spider-Man: Homecoming costar Tom Holland. 



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<![CDATA[Rachel McAdams Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/rachel-mcadams-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Rachel McAdams dating? Many famous men have dated Rachel McAdams, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Rachel McAdams’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Rachel McAdams’s love life. 

This list features Rachel McAdams’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Rachel McAdams has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Rachel McAdams has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Rachel McAdams is currently dating Jamie Linden.

This list of Rachel McAdams’s boyfriends includes Taylor Kitsch and Ryan Gosling.

Check out the list of men Rachel McAdams has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Rachel McAdams Loves and Hookups,

Ben Jackson

Rachel McAdams was rumored to be dating Ben Jackson, who's Jude Law's assistant, in late 2009. They presumably met on the set of "Sherlock Holmes."


Josh Lucas

Rachel McAdams and Josh Lucas dated for several months in 2009, after they were spotted kissing at an event in Washington DC.


Michael Sheen

Rachel McAdams and Michael Sheen started dating on the down low during the summer of 2010, then were spotted kissing and holding hands in the fall -- though they hadn't publicly confirmed their relationship.


Ryan Gosling

Rachel McAdams started dating her "Notebook" co-star Ryan McAdams in 2004, but the couple split three years later. 


Taylor Kitsch

Taylor Kitsch is rumored to have hooked up with Rachel McAdams in Jun 2015.


Jamie Linden

Jamie Linden and Rachel McAdams have been dating since April 2016.


Kit Harington

Kit Harington is rumored to have hooked up with Rachel McAdams in May 2013.


Patrick Sambrook

Patrick Sambrook and Rachel McAdams dated from July, 2013 to 2014.



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<![CDATA[Trey Songz Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/trey-songz-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Trey Songz dating? Many famous women have dated Trey Songz, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Trey Songz’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Trey Songz’s love life. 

This list features Trey Songz’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Trey Songz has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Trey Songz has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Trey Songz’s girlfriends includes Khloe Kardashian and Tanaya.

Check out the list of women Trey Songz has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Trey Songz Loves and Hookups,

Ciara

Ciara and Trey Songz were linked in 2010.


Keri Hilson

He is said to have cheated on Lauren London with singer Keri Hilson. They dated briefly.


Khloé Kardashian

Khloé Kardashian is rumored to have hooked up with Trey Songz in May 2016.


Alexandra Daddario

Alexandra Daddario is rumored to have hooked up with Trey Songz in 2011.


Tahiry Jose

Tahiry Jose and Trey Songz dated from November to December, 2009.


Tabby Brown

Tabby Brown and Trey Songz dated from December, 2012 to January, 2013.


Mila J

Trey Songz is rumored to have hooked up with Mila J in 2014.


Simply Jess

Trey Songz was cheating on Lauren London with Her. They messed around for 10 months.


Tanaya

Tanaya and Trey Songz dated from January to March, 2015.


Iesha Marie

Model Iesha Marie and Trey were an item in 2012.



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<![CDATA[Eminem Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/eminem-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Eminem dating? Many famous women have dated Eminem, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Eminem’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Eminem’s love life. 

This list features Eminem’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Eminem has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Eminem has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Eminem’s girlfriends includes Mariah Carey and Kimberly Scott.

Check out the list of women Eminem has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Eminem Loves and Hookups,

Britney Spears

Eminem is rumored to have hooked up with Britney Spears in 2002.


Brittany Andrews

Brittany Andrews and Eminem had an encounter in 2001.


Brittany Murphy

Eminem and Brittany Murphy co-starred in the movie "8 Mile" together, and romance rumors followed. In a TV talk show interview, Brittany hinted at a fling between the two, but nothing was ever confirmed.


Gina Lynn

Eminem and adult film star Gina Lynn made a very racy music video together in 2003, and, of course, people assumed these two were involved when the cameras weren`t rolling as well.


Skylar Grey

Skylar Grey and Eminem had a relationship.


Karrine Steffans

Karrine Steffans and Eminem had an encounter in 2003.


Mariah Carey

Eminem and Mariah Carey had an encounter in 2002.


Joy McAvoy

Joy McAvoy and Eminem had an encounter on 25th Aug 2001.


Kendra Jade

Eminem had an encounter with Kendra Jade.


Kimberley Scott

Kimberley Scott and Eminem were married for 10 months. They dated for 5 years after getting together in Jun 1989. After a 10 years engagement they married on 14th Jan 2006. 10 months later they separated in Apr 2006 and divorced on 19th Dec 2006.

They had 3 children, Alaina (24), Hailey (21) and Whitney (15).



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<![CDATA[Olivia Munn Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/olivia-munn-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Olivia Munn dating? Many famous men have dated Olivia Munn, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Olivia Munn’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Olivia Munn’s love life. 

This list features Olivia Munn’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Olivia Munn has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Olivia Munn has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Olivia Munn’s boyfriends includes Joel Kinnaman and Aaron Rodgers.

Check out the list of men Olivia Munn has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Olivia Munn Loves and Hookups,

Aaron Rodgers

Olivia Munn and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers dated from May 2014 to April 2017.


Brad Richards

Brad Richards and Olivia Munn dated from November, 2011 to January, 2012.


Brett Ratner

Olivia Munn is rumored to have hooked up with Brett Ratner in 2003.


Bryan Greenberg

Olivia Munn and Bryan Greenberg dated from 2007 to December, 2009.


Chris Pine

Olivia Munn and Chris Pine dated from October, 2009 to January, 2010.


Jamie Foxx

Olivia Munn is rumored to have hooked up with Jamie Foxx.


Matthew Morrison

Matthew Morrison was linked to actress Olivia Munn after the two were spotted kissing at a hockey game in New York.


Joel Kinnaman

Olivia Munn and actor Joel Kinnaman were first linked over the holidays in 2011. They made their public debut in March 2012, at the second season premiere of Kinnaman's show, The Killing. They dated until 2014. 


Justin Timberlake

Us Weekly ran a cover story accusing Justin Timberlake of cheating on Jessica Biel with Daily Show correspondent Olivia Munn. They say Timberlake and Munn spent 3 days together in the Gansevoort Park Avenue hotel in NYC, and that Munn met Timberlake at an event for MySpace.



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<![CDATA[Robin Wright Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/robin-wright-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Robin Wright dating? Many famous men have dated Robin Wright, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Robin Wright’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Robin Wright’s love life. 

This list features Robin Wright’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Robin Wright has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Robin Wright has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Robin Wright’s boyfriends and ex-husbands includes Ben Foster and Sean Penn.

Check out the list of men Robin Wright has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Robin Wright Loves and Hookups,

Ben Foster

In February 2012, Robin Wright began dating actor Ben Foster, and they became engaged in January 2014. The couple called off their engagement in November 2014, but reunited in January 2015. On August 29, 2015, they announced they were ending their second engagement.


Charlie Sheen

Robin Wright and Charlie Sheen dated from 1981 to 1982.


Dane Witherspoon

Robin Wright and Dane Witherspoon were married for 2 years. They dated for 2 years after getting together in 1984 and married in 1986. 2 years later they divorced in 1989.


Jason Patric

Robin Wright and Jason Patric dated from 1988 to 1989.


Sean Penn

Sean and Robin started dating in 1989 and have two children together. They got married in 1996 and separated several times before finalizing their divorce in July 2010.



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Tue, 13 Jun 2017 09:37:41 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/robin-wright-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups
<![CDATA[How Your Favorite Celebrities Look Without Their Signature Hair Styles]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/pictures-of-celebrities-with-weird-hair-looking-normal/elle-tharp?source=rss

As a modern celebrity, you've got to have a unique look. Maybe that look comes from carefully applied makeup, or perhaps you work with a killer stylist. But for some stars, standing out means donning a wig or making their hair look crazy.

Famous people known for weird hair keep those bizarre locks front and center. Who could forget Andy Warhol's signature mop, or Dennis Rodman's rainbow-dyed styles? You're so used to seeing celebrities with weird hair that it's almost stranger to see them looking normal. But as these pictures of famous people's hairstyles prove, you don't have to rely on an over-the-top look to be unforgettable. These artists, actors, and athletes still have that it factor - even without the funny haircuts and strange extensions.


How Your Favorite Celebrities Look Without Their Signature Hair Styles,

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol's hair continually looked like it had just been rubbed with a balloon. The artist's silver wig was a work of art itself, and became closely associated with him. However, his look became a bit more sedate as Warhol got older.


Criss Angel

Criss Angel made a name for himself with his extreme magic skills, and had a slightly punk, slightly goth look to match. But he started straying from his usual 'do in 2016, and the results were nothing short of magical.


Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper tends to die her hair in colorful shades; as she told Vogue in 2016, she prefers "pink, blue, lavender, or yellow" in softer tones. It's more unusual to see her rocking a natural-looking blonde.


Jared Leto

Jared Leto's ombre'd locks became his signature look on the 2014 awards show circuit. 2017 Leto's hair may have a shorter, slicked back look, but don't fret. His unstoppable hair looks like it's quickly growing back to its former glory.


Miley Cyrus

Back in 2012, Miley Cyrus chopped off her hair for a bolder look. But her hair turned out to be the least significant change she made that year, as she went from starring in Nicholas Sparks movies to trying to twerk.


RuPaul

When in drag, RuPaul tends to don the largest wigs known to mankind, in stark contrast to his completely bald out-of-drag appearance. Go big or go home.


Russell Brand

Russell Brand's hair may be generously called "rockstar chic." You have to dive back into his films from the '90s to find him straying from his signature looky wook.


Lady Gaga

It's hard to nail down one signature hairstyle for Lady Gaga, but they're usually big and they're usually bold. Occasionally, though, you can see Stefani Germanotta out and about with a more natural look.


Nicki Minaj

While Nicki Minaj often experiments with some crazy hair styles during performances and at public events, it's not uncommon to see her in a more low-key style as well. Minaj can pull off any look.


Kate Gosselin

In her days of reality TV fame, Kate Gosselin redefined the mom haircut with her signature 'do. Since her highly publicized divorced, Gosselin has made a lot of positive changes in her life - including changes to her hair.



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Thu, 13 Apr 2017 01:32:21 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/pictures-of-celebrities-with-weird-hair-looking-normal/elle-tharp
<![CDATA[Kevin Spacey Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/kevin-spacey-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Kevin Spacey dating? Many famous women have dated Kevin Spacey, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Kevin Spacey’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Kevin Spacey’s love life. 

This list features Kevin Spacey’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Kevin Spacey has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Kevin Spacey has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Kevin Spacey’s girlfriends includes Dianna Dreyer and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

Check out the list of women Kevin Spacey has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Kevin Spacey Loves and Hookups,

April Winchell

April Winchell revealed, in broadcasts of her KFI show, on her web diary and several other websites, that she and Spacey dated for a while after high school, during a run of the musical Gypsy, and later went to New York together. She and Spacey have remained friends.


Ashleigh Banfield

Ashleigh Banfield is rumored to have hooked up with Kevin Spacey in 2014.


Jennifer Jason Leigh

Jennifer Jason Leigh and Kevin Spacey are rumored to have dated, but there is very little information available to support this claim.


Dianne Dreyer

Between 1992 and 2000, Spacey discreetly dated Dianne Dreyer, script supervisor to Anthony Minghella, M. Night Shyamalan and Sydney Pollack.



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<![CDATA[Scott Disick Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/scott-disick-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Scott Disick dating? Many famous women have dated Scott Disick, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Scott Disick’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Scott Disick’s love life. 

This list features Scott Disick’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Scott Disick has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Scott Disick has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Scott Disick is best known for his relationship with Kourtney Kardashian. From 2006 to 2015, the couple had an on-and-off relationship and have three children together. 

This list of Scott Disick’s girlfriends includes Bella Thorne and Sofia Richie.

Check out the list of women Scott Disick has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Scott Disick Loves and Hookups,

Bella Thorne

 

In May 2017, Bella Thorne was spotted getting cuddly with Scott Disick in Cannes. 


Sofia Richie

After being spotted together at Cannes, Sofia Richie and Scott Disick were rumored to be hooking up in May 2017. 


Ellen Robinson

Disick was rumored to be dating another model, Ellen Robinson. (June 2016)


Lina Sandberg

Lina Sandberg and Scott Disick dated from November, 2015 to January, 2016.


Christine Burke

Christine Burke and Scott Disick dated from March to May, 2016.


Megan Irwin

Megan Irwin and Scott Disick had an encounter in May 2016.


Ella Ross

In May 2017, Scott Disick was spotted making out with model Ella Ross at a club. 


Bella Banos

Bella Banos and Scott Disick dated from January to April, 2017.


Lindsay Vrckovnik

Lindsay Vrckovnik is rumored to have hooked up with Scott Disick in Sep 2015.


Jessica Harris

In early 2017, Scott Disick was seen with model Jessica Harris during a Miami vacation.



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<![CDATA[Katie Cassidy Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/katie-cassidy-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Katie Cassidy dating? Many famous men have dated Katie Cassidy, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Katie Cassidy’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Katie Cassidy’s love life. 

This list features Katie Cassidy’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Katie Cassidy has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Katie Cassidy has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Katie Cassidy is currently engaged to Matthew Rodgers. 

This list of Katie Cassidy’s boyfriends includes Dana Brunetti and Topher Grace.

Check out the list of men Katie Cassidy has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Katie Cassidy Loves and Hookups,

Jarret Stoll

 

Katie Cassidy and LA Kings hockey player Jarrett Stole started dating in January 2010. They met a sporting event and sat next to each other after the game, and clearly hit it off!


Jerry Ferrara

Jerry Ferrara and Katie Cassidy had an encounter in Aug 2012.


Jesse McCartney

 

Katie Cassidy and Jesse McCartney dated for over 2 years.


Topher Grace

 

Katie Cassidy and Topher Grace had a bunch of dinner dates in LA in 2009, but never officially dated.


Jason Garrison

Jason Garrison and Katie Cassidy dated from November, 2012 to 2014.


Dana Brunetti

Dana Brunetti and Katie Cassidy dated from December, 2014 to 2016.


Matthew Rodgers

In 2016, Matthew Rodgers and Katie Cassidy began dating. On June 5, 2017, the couple announced they got engaged.


Greg Raposo

 

Katie Cassidy and Dream Street boy band member Greg Raposo dated from 2002 to 2003.


Sasha Vujacic

Sasha Vujacic and Katie Cassidy dated from July to September, 2009.



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<![CDATA[Ariel Winter Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/ariel-winter-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Ariel Winter dating? Many famous men have dated Ariel Winter, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Ariel Winter’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Ariel Winter’s love life. 

This list features Ariel Winter’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Ariel Winter has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Ariel Winter has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Ariel Winter is currently dating Levi Meaden.

This list of Ariel Winter’s boyfriends includes Laurent Gaudette and Cameron Palatas.

Check out the list of men Ariel Winter has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Ariel Winter Loves and Hookups,

Callan McAuliffe

Callan McAuliffe is rumored to have hooked up with Ariel Winter in Nov 2011.


Cameron Palatas

Cameron Palatas and Ariel Winter dated from 2012 to 2013.


Levi Meaden

In November 2016, Ariel Winter began dating actor Levi Meaden.


Laurent Gaudette

Laurent Gaudette and Ariel Winter dated from 2013 to June 30, 2016.



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Tue, 13 Jun 2017 09:44:33 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/ariel-winter-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups
<![CDATA[Which Dead Person Has Influenced Your Life?]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/which-dead-person-has-influenced-your-life-/martinaustin?source=rss

Which Dead Famous Person Influenced Your Life? To follow the list of "Living" Stars, this list now asks you the question, Which dead person has had, or continues to have the most Impact on your life in any way? Please add to the list and Re-rank. Thanks for looking.


Which Dead Person Has Influenced Your Life?,

Bob Hope

Cary Grant

Dean Martin

Diana, Princess of Wales

Jimmy Stewart

Joan Crawford

Karen Carpenter

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Peter Falk

Shirley Temple


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<![CDATA[Historical Kings That People Literally Believed Would Rise From The Dead]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/mythological-kings-waiting-to-return-from-the-dead/carly-silver?source=rss

When a king dies, does he really kick the bucket? It's hard to say for all of them, but at least some kings will return – their legends promise it. A bevy of long-lived legends feature mythical or real-life monarchs who, though they supposedly died, have messianic myths floating around their heads. The most famous of these is the wait for King Arthur's return – injured grievously in his final battle, he supposedly sleeps on the Isle of Avalon, only waking up when Britain is in a time of crisis.

These myths about kings who are currently sleeping and will wake up to save their people are truly inspired; these long-awaited royal slumberers are often called "kings in the mountain." Their number includes obvious figures like King Arthur and Merlin, as well as less well-known ones, like the medieval Irish-Norman lord Gerald FitzGerald, the Saxon King Harold, the naughty Emperor Nero, and several Eastern European rulers. 


Historical Kings That People Literally Believed Would Rise From The Dead,

Constantine XI Palaiologos

This Byzantine Emperor was the last Christian ruler to reign before his lands were conquered by the Ottomans in 1453. Most accounts have Constantine XI dying in battle, but some posit that he was instead swept up by angels. The heavenly hosts turned the Emperor from flesh into marble, then stuck him in a cave outside the Golden Gate (an important imperial monument in Byzantium). The story went that, once Christian sins were officially canceled out, the angels would wake Constantine up; then, he'd open the Golden Gate and reconquer Byzantium/Istanbul for the Christians. 


Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor

Early medieval Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I (dubbed "Barbarossa" or "Red Beard") was German to the core and fought for rulers' rights over papal rights. But it was on a journey to join the Third Crusade that he achieved immortal fame. In 1190, Frederick drowned while trying to cross a Turkish river. But did he really meet his maker? 

According to legend, Frederick didn't die; rather, he is dozing inside Kyffhäuser Mountain, located in his native Germany. Ravens will fly around the peak until the day he wakes up to defend the German nation against a mortal enemy. Then, a dead tree will blossom again, and everything will be swell.


Gearóid Mór FitzGerald, 8th Earl of Kildare

Rumor had it that this 15th-century Irish earl was actually a black magician. So powerful he was dubbed the "uncrowned king of Ireland," Fitzgerald helped rule Ireland for almost 20 years. But he allegedly could shape-shift into animal form, and one day he did so and just disappeared from the human world forever. 

The Earl's ghost supposedly gallops back to his castle every seven years. Another tale says that Fitzgerald and his soldiers still survive underneath a hill near the Curragh. When Ireland needs them to defend it, then they'll come back to life to save it.


Harold Godwinson

The last Saxon king of England before the Normans took over, Harold Godwinson met his end at the hands of the aptly named William the Conqueror. The two men's forces met at the Battle of Hastings (in modern East Sussex) on October 14, 1066; Harold was slain, and William emerged the victor. 

But rumor had it that Harold didn't actually die there. Some have claimed he survived and moved to Iceland, remaining in hiding. Medieval chronicler Gerald of Wales alleged that Harold moved to Chester, where he became a hermit and lived underneath a church. There, he was a beacon for the "oppressed" Saxon people, and it is said he will return one day to throw the "Norman yoke" off of his people.


King Arthur

One of the most infamous parts of the King Arthur legend is its ending. Arthur was usually said to have met his end at the hands of his secret love child, Mordred (a product of incest between Arthur and one of his sisters). But Arthur didn't die – not exactly.

Before he could kick the bucket for good, he was carted off by three queens – including the Lady of the Lake and his sorceress sister, Morgan Le Fay – to the magical Isle of Avalon. There, he has supposedly waited for 1500 years, sleeping, licking his wounds, and healing up until England needs him again. At the time of greatest need, Arthur will rise to help his people, making him a "once and future king" in truth.


Nero

Nero might not have fiddled while Rome burned, and he might not have actually committed suicide in 68 CE, either. Rumors swirled after his death that he was still alive; in fact, three separate imposters pretended to be the Emperor before their revolts, particularly in the eastern part of the empire, but they were suppressed. Each was dubbed Nero redivivus, or "Nero resurrected."

Nero also featured in eschatological Judeo-Christian texts. When the world ends, the Antichrist will come in the guise of Nero. He'll pop up from Hell, since the Devil preserved him in order to send him out to mislead Christians in succeeding centuries.


Owain Lawgoch

One of the last independent Welsh lords before Wales fell once and for all to English control, Owain Lawgoch ("Red Hand") hailed from the formidable dynasty of Gwynedd. He was the final scion of the House of Aberffraw before dying in 1378, but Owain might not have actually met his demise.

There's "a cave within a cave" in Carmarthenshire, Wales, called Ogof Dinas. In the innermost cavern supposedly sleep the great warriors of Wales. On one occasion, a cattleherd chanced upon this hideaway; needing something to urge on his cows, he cut off a branch from a local tree. He herded them all the way to Smithfield, near London, where he met a man who asked to be shown the place where this magic stick was cut. After selling his cows, the shepherd took the mysterious guest all the way back to Ogof Dinas; the stranger dug a hole in the ground and kept digging all the way to the cave. 

The pair fell down the hole, where they saw a giant sleeping man. The stranger informed the cattleherd that this mysterious figure was Owain Lawgoch, whose sword had never been compromised in battle. The herder also stole a couple magic coins but was kicked out of the cave for doing so, and he could never go back.


Prince Marko

This medieval monarch is one of Serbia's national heroes for his bravery, good humor, and zeal in fighting the Turks. But did Marko really die in 1395 as reported? One rumor has it that he and his horse dove into the sea instead of passing away, where they still live together in an underwater cave. Marko goes on land every night to get oats for his steed. Another tale suggested that Marko survived in modern Herzegovina, where he waits for the South Slavs to need his help. 


Sebastian of Portugal

This 17th-century Portuguese monarch was the product of extreme inbreeding (quite common for European monarchs of the time), very religious, and exceedingly vain (his tutors told him what he wanted to hear, hinting he was a better orator than Cicero, for example). Sebastian was passionate about conquering any lands ruled by a Muslim monarch, so he went on crusade to Morocco. He died in battle in 1578, but rumors swirled that he really survived, and his Spanish relatives prevented him from resuming his kingship.

The messianic myth of Sebastian's supporters (called Sebastianists) started when the King was a kid; his dad's nine previous sons had died, and this Prince survived. After Sebastian's real death, many Portuguese folks believed he was coming back to oppose the Spanish forces who took over Portugal at one point.


Merlin

King Arthur's number-one advisor/wizard, Merlin, is also a sleeper waiting to be awoken in a time of need. Merlin, dubbed by some a son of the Devil, wasn't only a magician, but he was also a creepy lover – he fell for his much younger student, Vivian (AKA Niniane). Depending on the version of the legend you read, Vivian is either madly in love with Merlin, too, or is a young lady Merlin lusted after.

To avenge/protect herself and to get revenge on the ill-begotten Merlin, Vivian used the magic her master taught her and imprisoned Merlin in an oak tree or a cave (depending on the story). She buried him alive in a tomb until she chose to let him out (which she never did). Regardless, his legend promises his eventual return from this imprisonment.



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Thu, 25 May 2017 06:06:34 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/mythological-kings-waiting-to-return-from-the-dead/carly-silver
<![CDATA[12 Celebrities You Might Run Into While Flying Coach]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/celebrities-who-fly-coach/harrison-tenpas?source=rss

Unless you own a private jet, airline travel pretty much sucks. For the famous celebrities who fly coach, it probably sucks even more. While everyone flying economy class already deals with bare-minimum legroom and microwave meals, movie stars who fly coach must also deal with the embarrassing attention of finding themselves in the middle of the exit row, no airline sushi to be found. The celebs who hate flying have it even worse, stuck in their discontent next to the proletariats. For reasons both explained and unexplained, some celebs don't sit first class, opting for the plebeian method instead.

Sometimes, coach proves to be a place where celebs behave poorly, but that's only if they possess a crap temperament and an even crappier Words with Friends record. In fact some celebs who don't sit in first class do so out of the kindness of their hearts. The famous people on airplanes seen below lowered themselves to the level of coach, either willingly or otherwise. Regardless, the press they get by flying in coach alone should be enough to bolster their brand to the point where hopefully they can avoid this in the future.


12 Celebrities You Might Run Into While Flying Coach,

Alec Baldwin

Notorious nice guy Alec Baldwin boasts a long, successful career, but he's not exactly living high on the hog. In 2011, the 30 Rock star sat coach on an American Airlines flight, just like a regular person. Unlike a regular person, however, he was kicked off the flight for refusing to stop playing "Words with Friends." To his credit, it was (is?) an addicting game. 


Amy Adams

Academy Award nominee Amy Adams has had a remarkable career. From Doubt to The Master to Arrival, the actress routinely turns in first-class performances. She also once turned in a first class ticket and gave it to a US soldier. In a truly noble gesture, the A-list star - who grew up on military bases - gave her seat up to an American serviceman on a 2014 flight from Detroit to Los Angeles.


Blake Lively

A testament to how much the CW pays it talent, Blake Lively showed up flying coach with her then-boyfriend Penn Badgely in 2009. The two just wrapped up their season on Gossip Girl and were flying to Thailand for what was probably a wonderful vacation after half-a-day in the air, in economy no less. Lively's career has done well enough since the aughts that she likely avoids 12-hour flights in economy class these days. XOXO, rich girl.


Brad Pitt

To be fair, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been ridiculously wealthy for so long that they may have forgotten what the words "economy" and "class" mean when combined with one another. At least, that provides at least one working theory as to why the two flew coach on Air France in 2015. The since-divorced couple was traveling from the US to Paris, and did so among the common people. They also had their six children with them, which, at that point, a private jet might have been more cost effective.


Claire Danes

In her role as Carrie Mathison on Showtime's Homeland, Claire Danes plays a workaholic CIA agent willing to put herself through hell to stop terrorism. In real life, she puts herself through hell flying coach because it's the last seat available. Quoted after her 2011 SAG award win for her performance in Temple Grandin, Danes boasted, "I’m flying tonight on coach. I know, I know, I feel like I’m bragging now at this point. It’s the only seat available, and I have to go back to work tomorrow morning."

Who knew her so-called life as a movie star was just like everyone else's.


Glenn Close

Glenn Close, Hollywood icon and famous bunny boiler, definitely warrants the rarified air of first class on a premier airline. The Damages star, however, traveled on discount airline JetBlue in 2006 on a flight from Portland, Maine to New York. While JetBlue technically has a first class, Close opted to not bother, instead sitting in coach - in a middle seat, no less.


Jessica Alba

To become one of the most wealthy women in Hollywood, Jessica Alba flew coach. Just kidding, of course she made money through her career as a very successful actress and businesswoman, but at least once she saved money by forsaking first-class. In 2012, her and husband Cash Warren were spotted flying economy class from Los Angeles to New York. While the two parents courageously suffered, their children and nanny enjoyed the first class life.


Kanye West

Kanye West once famously tweeted he was $53 million in debt, so him flying coach isn't beyond the realm of imagination. It is a bit surprising his wife, Kim Kardashian West, would subject herself to it - on a transatlantic flight, no less. Yes, the most famous couple in Calabasas flew economy class on Air Armenia in 2015, and plenty of pictures exist out there showing just how out-of-place and uncomfortable they felt as plebeians. 


Prince William, Duke of Cambridge

One of the last people on Earth you expect to fly in coach, Prince William bravely declined a private jet, or even first class in 2014. The heir to Britain's throne, William was flying from Memphis to Dallas for a friend's wedding, and opted for economy class on American Airlines. The Prince, who's grandmother is the largest landowner on the planet, also decadently ordered a water during the flight. Royals, they're just like you.


Sean Combs

In 1997, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs famously penned "I'll Be Missing You," a heart-rending tribute to his fallen friend Notorious B.I.G. In 2008, he mourned another premature loss - his private jet. Combs, in a memorable YouTube vlog titled "Gas Prices Are Too High," lamented the grounding of his jet, which he estimated was costing $200,000 round-trip. What's more, he filmed his video confession while walking to his seat on American Airlines - in coach. 



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Tue, 13 Jun 2017 07:04:14 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/celebrities-who-fly-coach/harrison-tenpas
<![CDATA[Even History's Most Evil Dictators Had Pets]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/dictator-pets/anna-lindwasser?source=rss

Most of the facts that we hear about history's most notorious dictators involve their crimes against humanity and horrific political manipulations. These can be so extensive that it's almost shocking when you learn that many of these dictators actually loved animals - at least their animals. After all, how can a monster like Adolph Hitler, who devised the Holocaust, have so much love in his blackened heart for his pet German Shepherd, Blondi? And Hitler isn't the only dictator who loved his pets. Some dictators had the types of pets one might expect them to have - like cats and dogs. However, some of the wilder dictator pets include hippos, ostriches, and even man-eating crocodiles.


Even History's Most Evil Dictators Had Pets,

Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler is one of the most infamous mass murderers in history, having spearheaded the Holocaust - a series of ethnic cleansings that resulted in between 6 and 11 million deaths in the 1940s. Overall, he was an absolute monster. And with that, he tried very hard to improve his image with propaganda depicting his love of animals, particularly dogs. One of his favorite dogs was a German Shepard named Blondi - a species that was highly prized in Germany at the time. Hitler took her everywhere he went, and reportedly even allowed her to sleep with him. Despite his love for Blondi, Hitler killed her when she was only four years old.

To avoid being captured by enemy forces, Hitler decided to commit suicide. However, he didn't trust Heinrich Himmler (the man whose organization gave him the cyanide pills he planned to use), and thought that the pills might actually just be sedatives. To test this theory, Hitler fed one to Blondi - she died and he was devastated. Soon after, he had all of her puppies and all of the other dogs in his hideout, the Führerbunker, killed before he and his wife Eva Braun committed suicide.


Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini is known to be one of the founders of Italian Fascism. Yet, while he was busy ruling Italy with an iron fist, he still somehow found time for hobbies like lion taming. In fact, he even had his own pet lion named Ras. Not much is known about Ras, only that he was given to Mussolini by Italy's undersecretary of the state at the Ministry of the Interior, Aldo Finci. We also know that Mussolini liked to take the lion with him on drives through city streets.


Caligula

Caligula, the Roman dictator who reigned from CE 37-41, is notorious for having been one of the vilest tyrants in history. His crimes ranged from raping his sisters and forcing his sisters into prostitution to randomly murdering civilians for his own amusement. He wanted the Roman populace to worship him like a god, so it wasn't surprising that he treated his favorite horse, Incitatus, like a deity. 

Incitatus lived in a stable made out of marble and ivory, and his blankets were all purple - a color associated with royalty and that was difficult to come by due to the rarity of the dye. He also wore a collar studded with precious stones. This fancy horse was so beloved by Caligula that he apparently planned to make him a consul, the highest political position possible in the Roman Empire. Some believe that this particular decision was due to Caligula's alleged mental health issues, while others think that it was an attempt to mock the senate by saying their job was so easy, a horse could do it.


Fidel Castro

Viewed by some as a revolutionary hero and by others as a ruthless dictator, Fidel Castro remains a complex and polarizing figure. While most people know at least a little bit about his political exploits, most people don't know about his attempt at breeding super cows to solve Cuba's milk shortage. The shortage was of particular concern to Castro, who loved dairy products so much that he drank milkshakes daily and was known to eat up to 26 scoops of ice cream at a clip. His love for milk was so well-known that a political enemy even tried to poison one of his milkshakes.

Because of his personal need for dairy products, Castro commissioned a group of scientists to breed a super cow that could produce exceptional amounts of milk. While nearly all of their attempts failed, there was one success in the form of a cow named Ubre Blanca, or White Udder. Ubre Blanca was a cross between a Holstein and a Cebu cow, and she was able to produce four times as much milk as a regular cow. Because of her prodigious output, Castro spoiled her rotten. She lived in a luxury, air-conditioned stable, where she listened to soothing music and received round-the-clock care. Despite his usual paranoia, Castro couldn't resist showing her off to journalists and visiting dignitaries. When she died, he commissioned a portrait to be painted of her, which was hung in the National Library.


Idi Amin

Not every dictator kept pets because they wanted to lavish them with affection. Some, like Idi Amin, kept pets solely for the purpose of benefiting their regime. Amin, a Ugandan despot who killed and tortured between 80,000 and 500,000 people in the 1970s for the purposes of everything from ethnic cleansing to personal vengeance, had a collection of pet crocodiles that he fed the corpses of the people he killed to.


Joseph Stalin

There are many different stories that link fascist Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin to dogs. First, the Black Russian Terrier is known colloquially as "Stalin's Dog" because the dog was purposefully bred into existence during Stalin's reign. He is even rumored to have had a personal stake in their development, intending for them to be protective watch dogs.

Stalin also ordered that dogs be fitted with explosive vests and deployed to blow up Nazi tanks. Originally, the idea was to train the dogs to set off the bombs and then escape to a safe place. This wasn't possible, as the dogs tended to panic in the heat of battle. As a result, Stalin moved toward the concept of "disposable dogs," which is exactly what it sounds like: the bombs went off automatically, killing the dog immediately.


Kim Jong-il

Kim Jong-il, the dictator of North Korea from 1994 until his death in 2011, is well-known for having lived a lavish lifestyle, which offended many people given the fact that many North Koreans were so poor under his regime that they had to find their meals in trash cans. For instance, his pet dogs were given twenty kilograms of fresh beef every day, while the dog handlers were sent to labor camps when they were caught stealing even small amounts of beef for themselves.

Later, Kim Jon-il's son, Kim Jong-un, made a series of confusing proclamations involving dogs. First, he referred to dog meat as a superfood in an attempt to boost its consumption; then, shortly after, he opened up a dog zoo pavilion in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. While the zoo does contain lots of wild species such as elephants and hippos, the dogs - particularly Western breeds like St Bernard’s, schnauzers, and German shepherds - are the star attractions.


Muammar al-Gaddafi

Muammar al-Gaddafi seized control over the Libyan government in 1969 and ruled as an authoritarian dictator until he was finally overthrown in 2011. During his reign, he decided to create a personal animal farm, containing over 500 ostriches, rare-breed camels, hybrid cattle, and many different breeds of sheep and goats. Then, when al-Gaddafi was overthrown, he left all of these animals behind to fend for themselves, many of them dying from starvation or heat exhaustion. Ironically, some of the people who stepped in to try to care for al-Gaddafi's animals were actually his political enemies. Other helpers included Belgasem Al Sosi, a veterinarian, and Mohamad Al Majdoub, a man with a doctorate in international relations who felt that caring for these animals would help pave the way to a freer Libya.


Pablo Escobar

Pablo Escobar, the former Colombian drug baron who was responsible for the deaths of over 4,000 people, also caused Colombia to be totally overrun with hippos. How did this happen? Well, one of the ways that Escobar chose to spend his fortune was by building a large zoo containing giraffes, elephants, and hippos - all of which were smuggled into Colombia from Africa. After Escobar's estate, Hacienda Nápoles, was commandeered in the 1990s, most of the animals were sent to various zoos - however, finding homes for the hippos proved to be impossible. So, for the past two decades, they have been living in Colombia's waters, wandering around the local towns, and having lots and lots of hippo babies.

While there have been no fatalities associated with Escobar's hippos or their descendants, hippos are notoriously dangerous animals and many of the locals don't feel safe around them. Some of the babies have since been transported to zoos, but no one wants to take in the adults. They also can't be returned to their natural environment in Africa, as they might be carrying new diseases. Some Colombian officials have suggested sterilizing the adults to prevent population growth, while others have suggested killing them and using their meat for food.


Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Lenin was a controversial political figure who was viewed by some as being a totalitarian dictator, while others remember him as a champion of socialism - and he just so happened to have a pet cat. No one knows what the cat's name was, though many have wondered. It's been theorized, though, that Lenin never actually named his cat, because naming it would imply ownership - which was a capitalist concept. Others say that is an overblown, satirized view of Lenin's beliefs, and that the cat most likely had a name.



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Thu, 18 May 2017 07:07:23 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/dictator-pets/anna-lindwasser
<![CDATA[Famous People Who Hate Their Biopics]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/famous-people-who-hated-their-biopics/zack-howe?source=rss

It must really suck when you spend years crafting a book just to have it adapted into big-screen garbage. So it follows it must suck HARD to live a full life and have the film depicting your life turn out to be crap. Well, it happens. There is no shortage of famous people who hated their biopics – some justifiably so. Some, not so much.

In many cases, it’s hard to blame people for not liking the way their lives were portrayed, especially in inaccurate biopics that changed up the story so it would translate better to screen. “No, yeah, that’s cool. Just let a chunky guy play me even though I’m not fat. Totally not a d*ck move.”

Then, of course, there are controversial historical figures who don’t like the way they were portrayed because they looked like too much of a bad guy *cough* Ike Turner *cough*. It’s hard to feel bad for those assho... people.

Whatever the reasons, biopics often fail to assuage their subjects. Let’s take a look at some people who hated movies about themselves and revel vindictively in their discontent.


Famous People Who Hate Their Biopics,

Art Howe

Art Howe was the manager of the Oakland Athletics, portrayed inaccurately by Philip Seymour Hoffman in Moneyball. According to Howe: "...the way he portrayed me was very disappointing and probably 180 degrees from what I really am... I’ve spent my whole career trying to build a good reputation and be a good baseball man and someone who people like to play for and all of the above." 

Clearly, Howe felt wronged, and reasonably so. He went on to point out that the film would be most people's only knowledge of him, which does kinda suck. Also, he thought Hoffman was too fat. Which is kinda mean, because Hoffman was a genius. Who would you rather have playing you, him or some athletic no-talent? 

Art Howe is probably in the right on this one, as Howes are generally upstanding and trustworthy individuals, not to mention handsome and brilliant, if not a touch egomaniacal. 


David Letterman

David Letterman was reportedly enraged by the portrayal of him in HBO's The Late Shift, but in his most famous critique of the film, he sounds more nonplussed: "The guy who’s playing me – and I’m sure he’s a fine actor – but his interpretation seems to be that I’m, well, a circus chimp. He looks like he’s insane, like he’s a budding psychopath."

John Michael Higgins, who played Letterman, claimed the role was hard to cast, because no actor wanted to risk invoking the ire of someone as powerful as the late night host. Higgins only took the role because he needed work and money. 

"They had a hard time casting it... he was very powerful -- and is. He didn't like the project from the beginning and didn't make it easy for me -- or for anyone doing that project. It was [pauses] it was hard. I took it because I needed to fix the steering column on my Subaru is why I took it. I needed $300 or I wouldn't have a steering wheel. So, I ended up making more than $300 but in the end it's one of those jobs you just can't... I could not turn it down. I may be able to turn it down now, but I couldn't at the time. It would just be completely crazy and irresponsible."


Ike Turner

What's Love Got to do With it? is the story of Ike and Tina Turner's infamous marriage. In the film, Ike is portrayed as an abusive, drug-addicted monster who slaps, punches, and even rapes his wife. He went so far as to hold a press conference to address the movie, and Tina's book about their relationship, I, Tina.

As excerpt from the press conference

"Question: What do you think of Tina's movie?

Answer: I'm real angry about it. I didn't go see it and I didn't read her book either, but from what I hear they're both full of lies...

Q: In the movie you are depicted as a physically and mentally abusive tyrant. Do you think of yourself as a violent guy?

A: No. The only time I ever punched Tina with my fist was the last fight we had. I hit her after she kneed me in the chest. Prior to that, our fights, or our little slaps, or whatever they were, were all just about attitude. Me and Tina never fought about other women or about her not keeping house or her not taking care of the kids. It was always because she was looking sad and wouldn't tell me what was wrong with her...

Q: Do you have any regrets?

A: If I had to do it all over again, I wouldn't do anything any different. Except maybe for all the girlfriends. But let me tell you something, I've done nothing I'm ashamed of. She says I broke her jaw. But it's not true. You can take an X-ray of it. Her jaw was never wired. I never broke it."


Lil' Kim

Lil' Kim not only thought Notorious got the facts wrong, saying, "most of the story is bullsh*t,” she was also none-too-pleased with Naturi Naughton's portrayal of her. After seeing audition tapes of various actresses who tried out for the role, Kim said Naughton was the worst possible choice. Nice work, guys. Sounds like you nailed it.

Kim also spoke at length on problems she had with the film's portrayal of her relationship with and importance to Biggie. 

“The film studio and producers involved were more concerned about painting me as a ‘character’ to create a more interesting story line instead of a person with talent, self-respect and who was able to achieve her own career success through hard work.  Even though my relationship with Big was at times very difficult and complicated... it was also genuine and built on great admiration and love for each other. Regardless of the many lies in the movie and false portrayal of me to help carry a story line through, I will still continue to carry his legacy through my hard work and music.”


Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg isn't overly concerned with The Social Network, but he pointed out that the most accurate element in the film was his wardrobe, joking that director David Fincher got it right down to the exact t-shirt and flip-flops. However, he also noted the film makes his motivation for creating Facebook look less-than substantive, telling 60 Minutes in 2015, "[They] made it seem like my whole motivation for building Facebook was so I could get girls, right? And they completely left out the fact that my girlfriend, I've been dating since before I started Facebook."

His girlfriend probably wasn't too jazzed about the movie either.


MC Ren

So MC Ren didn't actually hate NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton, but he was not jazzed about how small a role he played in the film; or, more accurately, the role the actor playing him in the film played.

Despite his limited role in the film, MC Ren was a major contributor to NWA. For instance, on the album Straight Outta Compton, Ren wrote four songs and co-wrote three others, second only to Ice Cube in his contributions. Eazy-E didn't write any. Yet Ren's role in the film was extremely minor, probably because he wasn't involved in the filmmaking process, as Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, and Eazy-E's family were.


Michael Oher

Professional football player Michael Oher appreciated The Blind Side for the inspiration it offered people, but took umbrage with how he was portrayed. "Sports is all I had growing up, and the movie made me look like I didn't know anything."

It would be pretty annoying to be portrayed as a clueless kid whose head was only extricated from his ass thanks to the intervention of Sandy B. Thanks, white people!

Oher also believes the movie had a negative affect on his career. Speaking with ESPN, he said:

"I'm not trying to prove anything. "People look at me, and they take things away from me because of a movie. They don't really see the skills and the kind of player I am. That's why I get downgraded so much, because of something off the field.

This stuff, calling me a bust, people saying if I can play or not ... that has nothing to do with football. It's something else off the field. That's why I don't like that movie.''


Nina Simone

Nina Simone's family felt the appearance of whomever was to play Nina in a biopic was of paramount importance, because the singer's appearance was fundamental to the struggles she faced. So they weren't exactly pleased when Zoe Saldana was cast to play Nina. As Lisa Simone, Nina's daughter, said, "My mother was raised at a time when she was told her nose was too wide, her skin was too dark. Appearance-wise, this is not the best choice." 

In the minds Nina's family, Saldana, who is of Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry, is not dark enough, her nose not wide enough, to accurately portray Nina. To make matters worse, Saldana wore a prosthetic nose and makeup to darken her skin. 

Lisa later defended Saldana, however, when discussing the true deficiencies of the film and the larger social and historical context of the project and her mother's life. 

"It's unfortunate that Zoe Saldana is being attacked so viciously when she is someone who is part of a larger picture. It's clear she brought her best to this project, but unfortunately she's being attacked when she's not responsible for any of the writing or the lies."

Lisa went on to point out that the film revolves around a purported relationship between her mother and Clifton Henderson, Nina's manager, which never happened because Henderson was gay. 


Julian Assange

Russi... Australian "whistleblower" Julian Assange was opposed to The Fifth Estate before the first scene was filmed. He wrote star Benedict Cumberbatch a long, sanctimonious, narcissistic letter to try to dissuade the actor form taking the role. Among other things, he called the project "a work of political opportunism, influence, revenge and, above all, cowardice."

The letter went on to say: 

"[Cumberbatch] will be used, as a hired gun, to assume the appearance of the truth in order to assassinate it. To present me as someone morally compromised and to place me in a falsified history. To create a work, not of fiction, but of debased truth. It seeks to cut our strength with weakness. To cut affection with exploitation. To cut diligence with paranoia … And above all, to cut the truth with lies."

In 2013, when The Fifth Estate was released, Assange had a leg to stand on. Now, as a potential stooge of an authoritarian government, his words are more hollow than his hair stylist's assurances that his doo looks nice.


Marc Schiller

Michael Bay sucks, hard. He invariably pisses people off with every bombastic turd of a film he puts out. But the biggest grievance against his cacophonous cinematic excretions comes from the real-life kidnapping victim portrayed in Pain & Gain. Marc Schiller was a victim of the Sun Gym Gang, a group of bodybuilders in Florida who kidnapped, tortured, and murdered people. This dark event in Schiller's life was spruced up by some quintessential, frenetic Michael Bay "humor" in an attempt to satirize the American dream. If you haven't see Pain & Gain, it's one of the worst attempts at satire ever made. 

Schiller didn't find Bay's appropriation of his harrowing history particularly comical. The real kidnappers ran him over with a car in which they had tried to "blow [him] up," ultimately putting him in a coma. In the film, Victor Kershaw (Tony Shaloub), the Schiller character, undergoes a similar treatment, but it's played for laughs. Speaking to the Huffington Post, Schiller said, "You also gotta remember that not only I went through this, but certain people were killed, so making these guys look like nice guys is atrocious.”



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Tue, 09 May 2017 07:12:42 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/famous-people-who-hated-their-biopics/zack-howe
<![CDATA[Taylor Swift And Ivanka Trump Share A Lot More In Common Than You Think]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/why-ivanka-trump-is-the-taylor-swift-of-politics/rebecca-shortall?source=rss

On a surface level, it would be apt to draw comparisons between Ivanka Trump and Taylor Swift. They're both tall, thin, white, and blonde. They've both lived in New York and they're both in the public eye. But the comparisons run far deeper than just the aesthetics. In fact, the more you look into it, the more you'll realize these two are practically twinning.

Seriously - Ivanka Trump is the Taylor Swift of politics. And this comparison is a two-way street because Taylor Swift is, arguably, the Ivanka Trump of pop music. Both have used faux feminism as a means of pushing their brands on the general public, all while refusing to condemn the decidedly anti-feminist actions of one man in particular. Here's a hint: this guy is one of their dads. Both have similar backgrounds and both are connected by one individual in particular. Curious? Read on to find out why Taylor Swift is to music what Ivanka Trump is to politics. 


Taylor Swift And Ivanka Trump Share A Lot More In Common Than You Think,

They've Both Been The Subject Of SNL Sketches

Unless you've been living under a rock, or far away from any social media feeds, you'll know that Saturday Night Live has become the gold standard for mocking the Trump administration with cutting sketches that have inspired tweetstorms from the President himself. Ivanka was not exempt from the comedic ribbing of the SNL writers and in one episode, they debuted an instantly shareable sketch titled "Complicit."

The twinning continues – Swift has also been the target of a sketch. She hosted back in 2009 but wasn’t the subject of a sketch until 2014, when "Swiftamine" debuted. Admittedly, "Complicit" is a far more damning sketch than "Swiftamine," but the fact remains, Swift and Trump are practically twins.


They Both Have Clothing Lines Manufactured In China

Much has been made about Ivanka's Chinese-made, Nordstrom-dropped clothing line. It's been the subject of several twitter hashtags such as #BoycottTrump and #GrabYourWallet and it's come under even more scrutiny thanks to the recent revelation that her clothing is made in a Chinese factory were workers earn $1 an hour. Way to bring jobs back to America, Vanks!

Well, she's not the only thin, blonde, white woman with a clothing line. Taylor Swift also has a clothing brand. But that's not where the similarities end. Swift's fashion line is also China-based and had a showing in Hong Kong in 2016


They Both Refuse To Condemn Donald Trump

So, in Ivanka's case, this is kind of understandable. Donald is her father, after all, which means Ivanka refuses to condemn his deeply hateful actions even while being booed at a women's conference in Germany. But, in Taylor's case, her conspicuous silence during the election cycle aroused a lot of suspicion from the media and the public alike, not only because it ran in opposition to the faux-feminist, girl squad image she had cultivated, but also because members of said girl squad were very vocal in their pro-Hillary stance.

Lena Dunham, one of Swift's girl squad members that appeared in the "Bad Blood" video, was fervently supportive of Clinton in 2016. Other squad members like Blake Lively, who attended the Women's March on January 21st, 2017, and Gigi Hadid, who joined the march against Trump's Muslim Ban, have also voiced thier protestations, but Swift was nowhere to be seen. She was off somewhere mysterious, making diplomatic statements, unable to produce a divisive opinion.


They Both Use Fake Feminism For Their Own Gain

Swift shed the snakeskin of her "Better Than Revenge" slut-shame anthem singing persona from her early Speak Now album and transitioned towards a pop-friendly, girl power platitude-spouting, fashion-forward identity for her Red and 1989 eras. During this time, she had a "feminist awakening" while still releasing songs like the b*tchy clap-back bop "Bad Blood." But the empowering wokeness she claimed to have felt was an empty one devoid of any potentially partisan statements that would say something, anything about women's rights. Instead, Swift remained largely silent during the 2016 election cycle, deigning only to Instagram a picture that did not reveal who she voted for. Very mysterious!   

In addition to the milquetoast 'gram, Swift did not turn up at the Women's March and only commented on it with a bland tweet after the fact. The tweet read, "So much love, pride, and respect for those who marched. I'm proud to be a woman today, and every day. #WomensMarch." Taylor Swift had mastered the art of saying/tweeting/gramming/posting empty platitudes that can make it seem as if she's saying something of weight, but in actual fact is just an empty, self-serving statement that gives off an aesthetic of wokeness (the absolute bare minimum level of wokeness but sure) while being vague and bland enough that she doesn’t alienate any of her fanbase that might suddenly try and start a #BoycottTaylor movement. She was getting away with it. And she would have got away with it too, if it weren't for all those meddlesome think pieces!

Ivanka Trump has a similar reputation for using self-serving white feminism as a way to try and appeal to liberals, hoping they ignore her connections to her father and his right-wing policies, and buy into her lifestyle brand. Ivanka is a mess of contradictions, the most egregious being that she claims to be a feminist while defending her father's actions, even declaring he champions women when he appears to do anything but. She has tried to use the guise of faux-feminism to push her now-infamous book Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules of Success, all the while ignoring the fact that her idea of being a working woman stands in stark contrast to the reality faced by the vast majority of working women. The pair can't even reach the heights of peak white feminism, so embroiled in contradictions and complicity are they.


The Kloss/Kushner Konnection

Ivanka is married to one of Russia's favourite real estate moguls, Jared Kushner, but Swift also shares a connection to the Kushner family via her number one girl squad member and bestie, Victoria's Secret Angel and coding enthusiast Karlie Kloss. Kloss is engaged to Jared Kushner's brother Josh Kushner but, interestingly enough, the couple have been more outspoken about their political allegiances than Swift. Josh Kushner told Esquire that he would not be voting for Trump despite his brother being married to Ivanka Trump and Kloss tweeted her support for Hillary Clinton. So it doesn’t seem as if the Kloss Konnection was keeping Swift silent.  


They Both Come From Money

We all know that Ivanka Trump grew up in a monstrous golden monument to her father's fragile ego. Trump Tower is a gaudy, sky-scraping erection of wealth and privilege.You could say she grew up with a silver spoon in her mouth but, let's be real - nothing in that house is silver. It's gold or go home. Silver is synonymous with second place and in the mind of the Trump family that just translates as being the precious metal of losers.

But did you know that Taylor Swift grew up in a similarly luxurious lap? This may come as a surprise as, especially in the early eras of her career, she presented herself as an "aw-shucks me and my teardrop-stained guitar ain't nothin' but a regular country gal who grew up on a farm," but that's not exactly true. Her parents aren't farm hands. Swift's mother worked in finance while her father comes from three generations of bank presidents and is a stockbroker for Merrill Lynch. Country bumpkin she ain't! 



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Fri, 26 May 2017 10:37:09 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/why-ivanka-trump-is-the-taylor-swift-of-politics/rebecca-shortall
<![CDATA[Celebrity Ghosts As Famous In Death As They Were In Life]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/famous-celebrity-ghosts/rebecca-shortall?source=rss

Celebrity ghosts! They're just like regular ghosts, and they love a good haunting. Apparently some of these famous folks still haunt this mortal coil, appearing in mirrors and messing around with household objects - all the usual ghostly stuff. Maybe they have unfinished business, or maybe they just like their fans too much to move on. Whatever the reason, if you hold a séance in the right place at the right time you may just get your chance encounter with one of the ghostly elite.

Many people claim to have felt the presence of a famous phantom. Maybe they're liars. What would a famous ghost want with a regular ol' non-famous person anyhow? But the places famous ghosts regularly appear vary from hotels they (ahem) haunted during their living moments to their old houses. Some of these ghostly celebrities include those who were at the height of fame in the old Hollywood era to those who perished more recently. Whoever you want to meet, break out your Ouija board, take a look at this list, and plan a witching hour run-in with your favorite famous phantom.


Celebrity Ghosts As Famous In Death As They Were In Life,

Amy Winehouse

Winehouse tragically died of alcohol poisoning in 2011 at the age of 27, becoming a member of the infamous 27 Club, but it seems she hasn't quite left this plane yet. Pete Doherty, a close friend of Winehouse's and the former member of The Libertines, was convinced that Winehouse was haunting his flat - so much so that he fled to Paris to get away from her ghostly presence.


Anna Nicole Smith

The former Playboy Playmate actually told FHM that she hooked up with a ghost in 2004, so maybe she found her former paranormal paramour once she became a ghost herself. Smith died in room 607 of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in 2007 and still haunts its halls, at least according to a guest named Stephanie Pont who claims to have seen Smith's spirit roaming around the hotel.


Elvis Presley

The King of Rock and Roll met his untimely end when he died of a heart attack on August 16, 1977. Presley was found in the bathroom of his home in Graceland, TN, and reportedly still haunts the property. But Elvis gets around; he's also been spotted by stagehands at the Las Vegas Hilton, wearing his famous white-sequined jumpsuit, as well as at the old RCA recording studios. Workers at the former music recording studio (which is now a TV studio) have reported instances where someone brings up Elvis in conversation and unexplained noises appear on the sound systems and the studio lights begin to flicker. Spooky stuff!


Harry Houdini

Renowned escape artist Harry Houdini could not escape death's clutches, and now he is apparently shackled to this mortal coil. He died from a ruptured appendix on October 31, 1926. - what a day to go out!

Houdini's ghost is said to haunt the premise of Jacki Gaughan's Plaza Hotel in Las Vegas, NV where a Houdini tribute magic show is still hosted. Many of the hotel's staff members believe that a ghost haunts the dressing rooms and makes its presence known by moving items around. And they believe that this ghost is none other than Houdini himself and that he's hanging around to make sure their magic show tribute is up to his standards.


Jean Harlow

The phrase "blonde bombshell" was coined to describe Jean Harlow - this girl originated one of the hottest descriptors in the business! But another bombshell broke when she died of kidney failure on June 7, 1937. However, it appears that Harlow has some unfinished business to attend to, as she was reportedly beaten viciously by her then-husband, Paul Bern, an MGM studio executive. Bern later killed himself in their home, but Harlow has stuck around. A family who lived in her home in the '70s described hearing racking sobs, smelling mysterious perfume, and hearing a woman's voice whispering, "Please help me."


Jim Morrison

Another member of the 27 Club and former lead singer of The Doors, died in a bathtub in Paris on July 3, 1971, from what is widely believed to have been a drug overdose. But his ghost traveled all the way from Paris to Los Angeles where he's been seen in the bathroom of Mexico Restaurant Y Barra, which was built where The Doors's preferred recording studio once was. His ghost was also apparently photographed near his grave in Paris, France in 1997.


Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford's daughter has claimed that she and her mother lived in a house that was already haunted. So, when Crawford died of a heart attack on May 10, 1977, it seems as though she joined the ghost party that was already raging. Apparently Joan and the other ghosts spend their time starting fires and trying to burn the house down. An exorcist was even hired to clear the home of malevolent spirits, and she referred to Crawford's home as a "place of conspicuous negativity," calling it an "Astral Central."


John Lennon

Lennon's been spotted by a lot of famous folks including Paul McCartney, who had been recording one of Lennon's unfinished symphonies at the time, and Oasis member Liam Gallagher. Lennon was shot by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980, just outside of the Dakota, his New York residence. Apparently, this is the place that Lennon's ghost returns to the most.


Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball's ghost likes to party - you could even say she likes to have a ball! The I Love Lucy star died at age 77 from a ruptured aorta following open-heart surgery. But nothing keeps a good ghost down. The owners of Ball's house have complained of party sounds coming from the attic, such as voices that sound as if they're talking over loud music. Sounds as if Lucy has some ghost buddies over that she's having a blast with up there. They've also mentioned supernatural happenings like furniture moving about of its own accord and household items disappearing and reappearing in different places.


Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe was found dead due to a barbiturate overdose on August 5, 1962, at her Los Angeles home. Rumor has it that she still haunts the Brentwood home where her body was found, but she also supposedly makes the occasional ghostly appearance at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in her favorite Cabana Room Suite. Monroe is said to haunt the full-length mirror in the hotel's lobby and has been seen dancing in the hotel's ballroom.



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Fri, 26 May 2017 10:28:27 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/famous-celebrity-ghosts/rebecca-shortall
<![CDATA[The Greatest Black Female Models]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/famous-black-female-models/celebrity-lists?source=rss

They're beautiful. They're magnetic. And they rule the fashion world. The most talented black female models come in many forms. Some beautiful black models are queens of the runway, while others are best known for their striking editorial photos. Many of these famous black models broke down industry barriers throughout their careers.

Who will you find on this list of the best black female models? Tyra Banks was a Victoria's Secret Angel, and has also helped countless young people enter the fashion industry with America's Next Top Model. Naomi Campbell is another one of the most successful female black models of all time. In 1974, Beverly Johnson became the first African-American woman to appear on the cover of Vogue. Other top fashion stars featured on this list of black women models include Selita Ebanks, Jessica White, and Iman.

Who do you think is the greatest black female model? Give your personal picks a thumbs up to move them to the number-one spot, and please add any models who are missing.


The Greatest Black Female Models,

Chanel Iman

Jessica White

Naomi Campbell

Noémie Lenoir

Oluchi Onweagba

Selita Ebanks

Tyra Banks

Jourdan Dunn

Iman

Joan Smalls


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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:36:44 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/famous-black-female-models/celebrity-lists
<![CDATA[Greatest Poker Players of All Time]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/greatest-poker-players-of-all-time/dana-watts?source=rss

Be it be Hold 'Em, Omaha, or Stud, cash or tournment this list covers who is the greatest poker players ever.


Greatest Poker Players of All Time,

Chip Reese

Daniel Negreanu

Doyle Brunson

Johnny Chan

Johnny Moss

Patrik Antonius

Phil Hellmuth

Phil Ivey

Stu Ungar

Doug Polk


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Mon, 22 May 2017 08:05:34 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/greatest-poker-players-of-all-time/dana-watts
<![CDATA[The Best Guests On The Graham Norton Show]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/the-best-guests-on-the-graham-norton-show/martinaustin?source=rss

The Graham Norton Show is one of the biggest and longest running UK chat shows, so if you are a fan ,who has been The Best Guest on The Graham Norton Show? Either the funniest or most interesting? A Worst Gues List will follow. Please add any guests I have missed. And please Re-rank. A worst guest list will follow. Thanks for looking


The Best Guests On The Graham Norton Show,

Dawn French

Jeremy Renner

Joan Rivers

Julianne Moore

Kurt Russell

Maggie Smith

Michael Fassbender

Miranda Hart

Olivia Newton-John

Hugh Jackman


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Thu, 08 Jun 2017 09:31:20 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/the-best-guests-on-the-graham-norton-show/martinaustin
<![CDATA[13 Actors Who Revealed Major Spoilers Before Their Movies Were Even Released]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/actors-who-revealed-major-spoilers/nathan-gibson?source=rss

While blockbuster movies and record-shattering television shows provide endless entertainment, they come with a terrible menace every viewer does their best to avoid: the dreaded spoiler. In the age of binge watching, immediate analysis, endless hot takes, and comments sections, it has become almost impossible to avoid spoilers. Every discussion board or conversation with a friend is a potential minefield in which you could have a shocking twist ruined for you.

Even if you take utmost care to avoid Facebook, friends, and reviews until you've seen a movie or caught up with a show, you might not be able to avoid spoilers revealed by actors. Plot points ruined by stars aren't done so in an intentionally malicious way. Instead, actors make honest mistakes, blunders that were meant as innocent remarks. But that doesn't stop them from being devastating to any fans who happen to catch them. After all, it's difficult enough to avoid having the end of your favorite show revealed by friends without having to also watch out for the stars themselves. Hopefully, other celebrities will learn from these actors who accidentally revealed spoilers.


13 Actors Who Revealed Major Spoilers Before Their Movies Were Even Released,

David Prowse

Arguably the biggest secret in the history of cinema was Darth Vader being Luke Skywalker’s father. The reveal took fans completely by surprise when The Empire Strikes Back released. Yet David Prowse, who physically portrayed Darth Vader (James Earl Jones provided his voice), spoiled the big surprise (maybe accidentally?) two years before the film even arrived in cinemas.

Speaking to fans at an event in Berkeley, California, the actor discussed the upcoming movie and how Luke would find out Vader was his "long lost father." The information was reported in a local newspaper in 1978, and didn't receive any additional press. What's more, as iO9 points out, Prowse may not have even known this information to be true, and was perhaps just being silly to appease the crowd; the script for Empire included nothing about Luke's parentage - these lines were allegedly added only for James Earl Jones when he recorded Darth Vader's lines. Which may not really make sense, because Luke has a strong reaction to this information. Unless maybe Mark Hamill's close ups were filmed much later? 


Donnie Yen

Hong Kong actor Jiang Wen accidentally told everyone at a press conference Donnie Yen's character in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story dies in the movie. Little was known about the enigmatic Chirrut Imwe before the movie was released, other than that he appeared to have a connection with the Force. Speaking at a panel in disjointed English weeks before the premiere, Wen, also a successful director, revealed to fans that Imwe would die at some point. The spoiler was seemingly confirmed when fellow Star Wars actor Gwendoline Christie cut short the session to stop Wen from going on. 


Ian McShane

Veteran television and movie star Ian McShane might as well have put out an official announcement to reveal the Hound was returning to Game of Thrones. During an interview on BBC’s Breakfast show, the actor said he would be helping to "bring back a much-loved character who everybody thinks is dead." Considering he had already stated he was playing a character from the novels people suspected knew the Hound, this quote all but confirmed the return of the popular antagonist.


Kevin Bacon

In 2013, Kevin Bacon retweeted a message he received revealing a spoiler from “The Curse,” an episode of The Following, the day after the episode aired, forgetting that most fans had yet to see it. The Tweet effectively revealed his character killed somebody during the episode. The bizarre moment ended with Bacon apologizing to fans of show for the spoiler. He went on to guarantee that such a thing would never happen again.


Quentin Tarantino

What made this spoiler unique was that it came about before The Hateful Eight had even been filmed. Writer-director Quentin Tarantino passed an early draft of the script to Tim Roth, Bruce Dern, and Michael Madsen, actors he trusted and had worked with before, only to have it leak. The betrayal led Tarantino to shelve the project, although he came back to it a few months later. It was never discovered who leaked the script, though Tarantino suspects it was either Madsen's or Dern's agent. 


Rachel McAdams

During an appearance on the Daily Show to promote The Time Traveler’s Wife, actress Rachel McAdams pretty much revealed the entire plot of the movie. Talking with Jon Stewart, she went into explicit detail about important details, and even revealed the major twist in the movie. When it became obvious she had ruined the entire film, she decided to steam on ahead and discuss the only bits of the story she had not already spoiled.


Will Smith

In a moment of craziness in 2007, Will Smith spoiled the end to his upcoming blockbuster I Am Legend. Perhaps believing most people would already know the ending of the story because it was based on a novel that had been adapted in two previous films, Smith outlined to reporters exactly how the conclusion of the movie played out. Problem was, the end of I Am Legend differs significantly from that in the book. The outburst led writer and producer Akiva Goldsman to interrupt the actor and ask him not to spoil the movie.


Daniel Newman

Daniel Newman, who plays a character called Daniel in AMC’s The Walking Dead, may have revealed a major spoiler for the eighth season of the show. The actor posted a picture on Instagram of him alongside Andrew Lincoln on set. Problem was, the photograph appeared to show character Rick Grimes in The Sanctuary, a location he has never visited before. While Newman deleted the post soon after it went up, fans speculate Rick would find his way to The Sanctuary, and as-of-yet unrevealed plot point. 


Elizabeth Debicki

Speaking to Gizmodo before the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Elizabeth Debicki spoke about her character's relationship with the Guardians. In the interview, the Australian actress discussed how her character would eventually betray the protagonists after initially working with them. This breakdown hadn't been shown in trailers at the time of her interview, so it seems she let the cat out of the bag prematurely.


Tyler Nelson Gushed Confidential Information To Reporters From 'Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull'

Tyler Nelson was an extra on Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, but was wiped from the movie after he spilled the beans on various key plot points in a local Oklahoma newspaper interview in Fall 2007, nearly eight months before the film hit theaters. The actor told reporters a number of plot points from the film, prompting a lawsuit from Lucasfilm that claimed he broke a non-disclosure agreement.

Some choice bits of information revealed by Nelson, as quoted from AdWeek

"'Apparently, the Soviet Army was searching for a crucifix skull in the jungles of South America and Indiana Jones was searching, as well,' Tyler said.

The Russian Army tries blackmailing Indiana Jones to help them find the crystal skull by 'threatening to kill Karen, his old flame from the Lost Ark.'

'We took Indiana Jones hostage and managed to find the skull,' Tyler said...

'They were filming us outside of a tent dancing and then turned the camera inside the tent,' Tyler explained his scene. 'I saw Harrison Ford strapped in a chair being interrogated. I started to gather they were holding this big crystal-looking thing in the tent and heard someone mention a crucifix skull.'"

It probably wasn’t the wisest decision to annoy the likes of Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, and Harrison Ford. It seems like Tyler has had very little work in the industry as result of his gaffe. To quote a piece in Salon, "Steven Spielberg's spokesman is ominously quoted as saying: 'Who knows whether that particular person will ever work in this town again?'"



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Mon, 08 May 2017 10:19:33 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/actors-who-revealed-major-spoilers/nathan-gibson
<![CDATA[9 Horror Movie Kids Who Had A Blast Playing Creepy And Tormented Characters]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/kids-who-didn-t-know-they-were-in-horror-movies/lisa-a-flowers?source=rss

To what extent are child actors in horror movies exposed to the macabre material they're working with? As it turns out, they're often (and surprisingly) barely exposed to anything bloodcurdling at all. Film editing is a remarkable art that, when done right, can make an IRL walk in the park look like a cinematic walk through a human slaughterhouse. As you'll learn from this list, many quintessentially creepy horror movie kids had no idea they were even being creepy.

Encountering horror movie children who didn't realize they were in horror movies isn't unusual; Danny Lloyd in The Shining famously had no clue he was starring in one of the scariest films of all time, and Linda Blair mostly had a lot of fun playing the fearsomely possessed Regan MacNeil in The Exorcist. If you've ever wondered how kids in inappropriately adult films were sheltered from the proverbial storm filming around them, read on: the Freddy Kruegers and murderous dolls that have always scared you may be cuddlier than you think,


9 Horror Movie Kids Who Had A Blast Playing Creepy And Tormented Characters,

Alex Vincent

The stabby, foul-tempered Chucky may have scared legions of kids, but for Alex Vincent, who played the homicidal doll's special human, filming was a roller coaster ride of good times. As Vincent recalled for Coma Movie Magazine,

"Child’s Play was the first movie that I ever booked. I had done a couple of commercials, and some print work…but this was the first film, so I was very excited! I got to leave school for a few months to go out to Chicago and Los Angeles to shoot a movie! The studio provided an acting coach that I worked with, who I got along with very well. I knew the nature of the film and I understood that it was supposed to be scary. Being on set with the animatronic doll was super cool for a six-year-old to experience!"

So, there you have it: as  everyone from Mother Goose to the Brothers Grimm well knew, children love being scared.


Carrie Henn

The Alien series may conjure up associations of slavering monstrosity, but for little Newt (Carrie Henn), HR Giger's oozing abominations were more like beloved playmates and companions. According to an interview she did with Wired, Henn (who was 8 at the time Aliens was filmed) was in fact quite fond of her "acid-drooling co-stars."

"'The aliens were all my friends, wearing suits. I was actually most nervous about going to the cafeteria for lunch, because I had to go in-character as Newt, and I thought everybody would be staring at me,' she recalled. She also described being 'stuck chest-high in water, [and] snatched up by a towering alien' as her favorite scene to shoot.'The first assistant director had actually had someone stay there overnight, to make sure the water stayed warm,' she remembered. 'But it was actually too warm for me, so I would sit up on bars on the side, and the alien and I would stay up there, kicking our feet in the water.'"

Just goes to show that an alien is just a friend you haven't been slaughtered by yet.


Danny Lloyd

When Danny Lloyd was chosen to play little Danny Torrance in The Shining, director Stanley Kubrick was determined to make sure he remained sheltered from the horrors of the Overlook Hotel. According to lore, Kubrick was "highly protective" of Lloyd, who was only 6 at the time of the shoot; the director even opted to use dummies (as opposed to body doubles) as stand-ins for some of Lloyd's most harrowing scenes.

In the aftermath of Danny's encounter with the Woman in Room 237, for example ... when Wendy (Shelly Duvall) is carrying a traumatized Danny away while accusing Jack (Jack Nicholson) of choking him ... it was actually a lifesized dummy she was carrying. Little Lloyd was none the wiser, and only realized the truth when he finally saw the uncut film years later.

In the meantime, he had a blast hanging out with the cast (especially Scatman Crothers, with whom he developed a special bond) and riding his Big Wheel up and down the halls of Elstree Studios. He was also charmingly thrilled about the money ("probably five or six hundred dollars!") his role brought him..


Heather O'Rourke

Heather O'Rourke, who tragically died at the age of 12, is beloved the world over for playing Carol Anne Freeling, the angelic little girl sucked into another dimension (via her closet) in 1982's Poltergeist. But the actual experience of shooting Stephen Spielberg's and Tobe Hooper's iconic horror film was apparently anything but scary.

Legend has it O'Rourke started her audition laughing and kidding around like a typical child; but her versatility quickly became clear when Spielberg asked her to scream, and she did so (or so the story goes) until tears ran out of her eyes. The rest of the cast described the sweet-yet-precocious O' Rourke as having "a calming influence" on the set. She also allegedly got to keep the goldfish Carol Anne owned, and enjoyed making Poltergeist so much she claimed thereafter that it was her favorite movie (along with Disney's Dumbo).

O'Rourke was said to have only been scared by one moment: the sequence in which she was funneled into the closet via wind machine. Spielberg, seeing her terror, told her she would never have to do to do the scene again. It was therefore shot in one take, and the rest is history.


Linda Blair

When 13-year-old Linda Blair was cast as Regan in The Exorcist, concerns about the film's potentially psychologically damaging subject matter abounded. But director William Friedkin knew what he was doing: he had chosen Blair precisely because of her cheerful adaptability, and her range as an actress. 

Though Blair, at 13, understood what The Exorcist was about in theory, she had no grasp of how disturbing the material actually was. In her mind, it was all simply acting. She claimed that many of its most bloodcurdling scenes didn't faze her, in some cases because she wasn't sure what was going on. Of the film's infamous crucifix masturbation scene, she recalled, "I didn't know what we were doing. I didn't understand the concept of what the character was doing." Nonetheless, she shot the scene, jabbing the crucifix into a cushion nestled between her legs, and no harm was done.

Owen Roizman, a cameraman on the set, recalled, "Between takes, she was a 13-year-old girl, and she would be kidding around and doing silly things. And as soon as Billy [Friedkin] would say 'roll,' she would just ... boom! ... go right into the part."


Miko Hughes

Miko Hughes is still probably best known for depicting the adorably undead Gage in 1989's Pet Sematary, a role he has no memory of playing, given that he was three at the time of the filming. However, he has nothing but fond recollections of playing Dylan Porter in 1994's Wes Craven's New Nightmare. As he told Cosmopolitan,

"New Nightmare was my favorite film I ever worked on, just from a shooting standpoint. I have so many happy memories from that set... in general, working on a horror movie is no different than working on any movie. Turn the camera around and there’s 20, 30 people standing around, eating doughnuts, smoking cigarettes between takes, working, like any other set."

Hughes was so unaware of the nature of the material, he didn't even know what was going on in each scene beyond his own lines. Because of this, he ended up having the crap scared out of him in a key scene: "[T]here was a part where I actually got really scared. They didn't tell me that Freddy was going to pop out [in the hell scene at the end], I guess to get a good reaction. It ended up scaring me too much."

 


Veronica Cartwright

Actress Veronica Cartwright, who rose to fame by playing traumatized little Cathy Brenner in The Birds, may be widely associated with frenzied avian attacks, but the actual filming of Hitchcock's horror masterpiece was altogether a wonderful and touching experience for her. "I had my [surprise] 13th birthday party while filming The Birds," Cartwright recalled for a documentary on the film. 

"All of a sudden, here was this enormous cake, and everybody sang and the whole crew stopped, and Jessica [Tandy] gave me a wonderful sweater, and Tippi gave me lovebirds, and Hitchcock took out a piece of board and crayon, and wrote, 'to the woman I love, Veronica.' And then he proceeded to draw his face and sign his name on it, and handed it to me, And that was great. And I still have it."  


The Grady Twins (Lisa And Louise Burns) In "The Shining"

When identical twins Lisa and Louise Burns landed the role of the Grady twins at age 10, they likely never dreamed they'd become a symbol of dual foreboding for the ages. On the contrary, working on The Shining was mostly a merry, and nostalgic, walk in the maze. 

 

According to the Daily Mail, Louise has fond memories of playing with Danny Lloyd and Jack Nicholson between scenes, and describes Nicholson as a particularly entertaining jokester. The girls celebrated their 11th birthdays on the set, and were famously given tiny bottles of fake blood. Their birthday card, an autograph book, was signed by the entire cast and crew, and Vivian Kubrick signed it in stage blood.

 

"What was so wonderful to us was that Stanley had found the time to celebrate the 11th birthdays of two children he was never going to meet again. It really did feel like we were all family by then," Louise recalled. As for the girls' famous death scene, the symbolism of the slaughter was the least of their concerns: they were more worried about the liquid getting cold as they lay there in the carnage.


Miles And Flora (Martin Stephens And Pamela Franklin) In "The Innocents"

Jack Clayton's 1961 masterpiece The Innocents, based on Henry James's horror novella The Turn of the Screw, remains one of the most beautifully understated films of all time. Even though there wasn't a drop of quintessential horror movie violence in the screenplay, Clayton didn't want the children (Martin Stephens of Village of the Damned and Pamela Franklin of And Soon the Darkness) exposed to the story's macabre subtext.

Rumor has it that neither child actor ever saw the script in its entirety; rather, both were given their pages of dialogue the day before their scenes were to be shot, to blur the big picture. Between takes, they had a wonderful time playing in England's magnificent Sheffield Park Garden, where much of the movie was filmed.



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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:17:10 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/kids-who-didn-t-know-they-were-in-horror-movies/lisa-a-flowers
<![CDATA[Hilarious Ways Celebrities Have Tried To Avoid The Paparazzi]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/ways-celebrities-avoid-paparazzi/elle-tharp?source=rss

So your feature length debut premiered on Netflix last weekend and your latest single is geared to be Song of the Summer, and you need to know the ways celebrities get away from paparazzi. Since the tabloids use tricks of their own to exploit your fame, it only seems fair you know the ways famous people get away from the paparazzi, hopefully without a conflict. Never fear, for many actors and musicians know how famous people avoid the paparazzi, a skill set that differs depending on your personality and your physical surroundings. So how do celebrities avoid photographers? The answer comes in both simple and complex forms, largely based on where the paparazzi happens to catch a celebrity.

If confined to a public street, a celebrity has the option of hiding behind street lights, mailboxes, trees, and even the occasional bystander, given they don't Snapchat you as you duck behind them. The more prepared celebs carry the proper tools to obstruct a paparazzo's lens, be they gaudy accessories, a paper bag, or even a pooch. Coming as a surprise to some, Jessica Simpson uses a social media trick that suggests she's not the airhead Nick Lachey made her out to be.


Hilarious Ways Celebrities Have Tried To Avoid The Paparazzi,

Ashley Tisdale

Ashley Tisdale often uses her dog, Maui, to shield her own face. Let's hope this pup isn't camera-shy.

Tisdale never appeared to be a big fan of the paps, as this 2017 video shows her none too pleased at being followed home from the gym. Who knew Ashley Tisdale was still so relevant?


Daniel Radcliffe

While starring in the London play Equus, Daniel Radcliffe outwitted the paps by wearing the same clothes every time he exited the theater. For the six months during production, he'd leave wearing the same jacket and hat, making the pictures look old/reused and therefore worthless. Such a simple solution, it's like magic! Ten points for Gryffindor! 


Dustin Hoffman

Being the legend that he is, Dustin Hoffman f*cks with the paps for all the time. When he finds himself facing a camera lens, he hides behind poles, trees, and mailboxes while remaining mostly visible. By obstructing his face just enough, Hoffman ensures photographers will never get the proper shot, truly some higher-level thinking from the graduate himself. Though Hoffman's never commented on this technique, the photos alone make him a national treasure. 


Emma Stone

On several occasions when Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield ate out together, they prepped for the paparazzi by writing these cards and holding them over their faces, which read: "We don't need the attention but these wonderful organizations do..." before giving a shoutout to several charities like Youth Mentoring and Autism Speaks. It only just makes you all the more sad these two kind souls broke up. 


Jaden Smith

Back in 2013, Jaden Smith donned an Iron Man costume for a public outing with then-flame Kylie Jenner. While Smith's sense of style already garnered attention for its eclecticism, it's unclear whether he used this costume as a paparazzi-shielding tactic, a joke, or the only way to steal attention away from Kylie Jenner. Knowing Smith, it was probably a combination of the three. 


Jessica Simpson

According to an ex-paparazzo, Jessica Simpson once ruined his sale by tweeting pictures of herself in a wig on an airplane. The paparazzo had taken pictures of her in the airport, but were unable to sell them once she tweeted pics herself. 

One of the best ways for celebrities to thwart the paparazzi is to share their own pics on social media and/or work with the tabloids directly. Why buy from the paps what you can get for free? Simpson may be thought of as an airhead, but this clever move suggests she knew chicken of the sea was tuna the whole time.


Kim Kardashian

While there once was a time Kim Kardashian called the paparazzi on herself, she now ends up with more attention than she bargained for. During a vacation in Mexico in 2016, Kim reportedly hired a body double to throw off the paps. Pretending to be Kim Kardashian on vacation sounds like a pretty good gig.

Further reports also said Kim and Kanye hired a body double for their daughter North and her nanny for a cool $800,000. Sign me up. 


Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio has many years of practice hiding from the paparazzi, so you'd think he'd have some more complex tactics than ducking under the neck of his jacket. But DiCaprio appears to generally go for the simplest solution, using whatever he has on hand (umbrellas, bags, masks) to hide his beautiful face from the camera. To be honest, it's surprising he's not used his Oscar for this purpose yet after he went through hell and high water to prove he could. Rumor has it he keeps his signature hat and shades on even inside restaurants to avoid a good pic. 


Shia LaBeouf

At the 2014 premiere of Nymphomaniac, Shia LaBeouf famously donned a paper bag over his head that read: "I am not famous anymore." While he gets points for creativity, wearing a paper bag over your head to a black tie event is probably not the way to avoid attention. 

This was not the first nor the last time LaBeouf hid his face with a brown bag. 


Taylor Swift

While Tay Tay has been known to stare down the barrel of a paparazzi lens (according to Katy Perry's subtweets), she also adopted the interesting technique of walking backwards, as she does in this video exiting a friend's home. A picture of Taylor Swift's back probably isn't the money shot.

Lest you think this technique wouldn't work when you're out and about, Swift actually walked part of a trail backwards just to hide her face. 



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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 03:09:24 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/ways-celebrities-avoid-paparazzi/elle-tharp
<![CDATA[Viral Video Stars: Where Are They Now?]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/where-are-viral-video-stars-now/michelle-nati?source=rss

Fame is a fickle thing. For proof, just ask the people behind top viral videos. Back in the early 2000s, before YouTube and social media were a thing, the public discovered a new kind of celebrity: meme and viral video stars. Their work might have been homemade, but there was something that made them relatable to millions of viewers. Who hasn't belted out their favorite song alone in their room, or messed up while attempting to show off in front of friends?

But where are viral video stars now? Are they still making videos and chasing fame, or has their spotlight shut off for good? YouTube racked up millions of views and made unknowns like Tay Zonday, Rebecca Black, and PSY household names. But what happened to past viral stars isn't always positive. For some, the road to lasting success has been paved with gold, but for others, it’s been a treacherous journey marked by hard-won lessons.


Viral Video Stars: Where Are They Now?,

Caitlin Upton

During the 2007 Miss Teen USA pageant, a judge asked Lauren Caitlin Upton, Miss Teen South Carolina, why one-fifth of Americans couldn't find the United States on a map. Her fumbling, confused answer had nothing to do with the question. The nervous teen made third runner-up, but the gaffe made YouTube, and the rest is Internet history.

Upton wasn't a willing viral star. The web and the public were vicious, and the depressed teen contemplated suicide. With the help of her mother and caring boyfriend, Upton was able to overcome the bullying and start a life for herself in Los Angeles as an actress. She has also dyed her hair brown, and is no longer instantly recognizable as the girl from the viral video.


Gary Brolsma

"Numa Numa" might be the world’s first viral video. In 2003 - before YouTube even existed - New Jersey web designer Gary Brolsma hit record on his webcam and lip-synced to the Moldovan pop classic "Dragostea Din Tei" by O-Zone. The video catapulted Brolsma to stardom, and appeared everywhere, from Good Morning America to The Tonight Show.

But Brolsma says he prefers a quiet life. Outside of a 2008 appearance in Weezer’s "Pork And Beans" video, Broslma has stayed mostly under the radar. However, he's working on an album of original material.


Psy

PSY was a successful singer, rapper, and entertainer in his native country of South Korea, but it wasn’t until his song "Gangnam Style" was posted on YouTube in 2012 that he became a worldwide sensation. The video - a musical homage to a Beverly Hills-type neighborhood in Seoul - holds the record for the most watched video YouTube video of all time. His follow-up videos have racked up millions of views, but none have reached "Gangnam Style" heights.

PSY became the first Asian artist to receive a Diamond Play Button from YouTube, meaning he has over 10 million subscribers to his channel. The musician continues to perform and record music.


Star Wars Kid

In 2003, 15-year-old Star Wars fan Ghyslain Raza recorded himself using an improvised lightsaber. His classmates discovered the video and posted it online, where it went viral. When a local talk show revealed Raza's name, the gloves were off. He was taunted without mercy. "What I saw was mean. It was violent. People were telling me to commit suicide," he said.

Raza's parents filed a lawsuit against the families of the kids who released the video, citing their son's mental distress and need for psychiatric help (they settled out court). Raza dropped out of school and out of sight for a number of years. He later graduated from law school and found himself in the public eye again in 2013 as a harsh critic of cyberbullying. He says of his internet infamy, "You’ll survive. You’ll get through it... you’re not alone. You are surrounded by people who love you."


Tay Zonday

In 2007, Tay Zonday, a young man with a fathoms-deep voice, posted the original song "Chocolate Rain" to YouTube. The song has been viewed hundreds of millions of times since. Zonday (whose real name is Adam Bahner) told the Minneapolis Star Tribune he had put the video up "as an experiment," and was as surprised as anyone when it took off.

Zonday currently lives in Los Angeles, and works as a musician, actor, and voice-over artist. His one regret about Internet stardom? Giving "Chocolate Rain" away as a free download. "If I had made smarter business choices when it was hot that would have been good, but I didn't know," he admitted.


Chris Crocker

In 2007, after pop icon Britney Spears shaved her head, lost custody of her kids, and made a disastrous appearance at the MTV Music Awards, uber fan and Tennessee teen Chris Crocker took to YouTube to tearfully implore the masses to "leave Britney alone!" He became a viral superstar and was parodied in countless TV shows and Internet memes.

Crocker is no less vocal today than he was in 2007. He still shares his opinions and insights on topics from pop culture to social issues on his social media channels, and he is an LGBT activist who speaks out on issues affecting the community. Crocker has also been the subject of a documentary (Me at the Zoo), has appeared in adult films, and hopes to one day be the subject of a reality show about Internet celebrity.


Rebecca Black

Having your song labeled "the worst of all time" is hard for any budding singer to take, much less a 13-year-old girl. But that’s exactly what happened to Rebecca Black after she posted her ode to the weekend, "Friday," on YouTube in 2011. The overly Auto-Tuned ditty snagged millions of views, and almost as much mockery. Black didn't let the naysayers stop her - she posted a few more videos and performed some shows before stepping away from the spotlight to enjoy her high school years.

Today, Black has moved to Los Angeles to resume a career as a singer. She's working with a team of top producers, writers, and musicians to guide her. Black has released a few singles (all without the aid of Auto-Tune) and is crafting a full-length album to be released sometime in the near future.


Mark Hicks

In 2004, a stuntman walked into an audition and walked out a viral sensation - but not for the reasons he would have hoped. Mark Allen Hicks, otherwise known as "Afro Ninja," was trying out for a commercial in Hong Kong when he tripped after a back flip and landed face first. Months later, the video was leaked to YouTube and even made its way to The Tonight Show. Needless to say, it was not the kind of exposure Hicks was looking for:

"I was sick because it takes a long time to gain respect and trust in the stunt business. I felt like this video would destroy all that I had worked for by making me look like a goof."

Luckily for him, Hicks bounced back. He's a successful Hollywood stuntman, with films like The Fate of the Furious, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, and San Andreas to his credit.


Harry And Charlie Have Appeared In Commercials

The viral video "Charlie Bit My Finger" was not meant to be shared publicly. In 2007, a British man named Howard Davies-Carr tried to send some footage of his kids, Harry and Charlie, to family members, but the video file was too big. He thought it best to post it on YouTube temporarily - but when he went to delete it, he saw the views had increased exponentially. By October 2009, "Charlie Bit My Finger" had racked up an impressive 129 million hits and was the number one most-watched video on YouTube.

The family has kept posting clips, which have amassed over a billion views total and earned about £1 million in royalties. Harry and Charlie have starred in commercials for Renault, EE, Delta Air Lines, Ragu, and Gerber. The Carrs are using their financial windfall to put the boys, and their two younger siblings, through private school.


David DeVore, Jr. Is Setting His Sights On College

A seven-year-old visited the dentist to have a tooth removed in 2009. His woozy reaction to anesthesia as his dad drove him home led to the viral sensation known as "David After Dentist." David DeVore, Sr. recorded the video for his wife. When he later uploaded it to YouTube for friends and family to see, he failed to notice the privacy option. Within three days, it had been viewed three million times, and David Devore, Jr. found himself in the public eye. He made appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Today and raked in about $150,000.

DeVore now lives the life of average high schooler: he has a girlfriend, plays lacrosse, and is looking at colleges. He’s sometimes a bit shy about his time in the spotlight, according to his dad. "When he became a teen he asked me to stop just announcing it to people (I’m a proud dad) and asking him if it’s okay," DeVore's father says. "Most times he says 'sure,' but there are times he’s not in the mood to get the attention."



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Tue, 09 May 2017 09:37:04 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/where-are-viral-video-stars-now/michelle-nati
<![CDATA[Famous Bad Boys You Think You Could Change Into Better Men]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/male-celebrities-you-could-change/celebrity-lists?source=rss

Celebrities, they're just like you, and that includes your terrible flaws. While a handsome male celeb may portray himself as friendly and charming on camera, he can be a totally different person in a relationship. As anyone familiar with pop culture knows, many famous males exhibit behavior that suggests they do not deserve their fame. Whether they're difficult to work with or accused of crimes, celebrity men you could make better with your love require heaps and heaps of TLC. Which of these famous bad boyfriends do you think you can turn into good boyfriends? 

When it comes to celebrity men you could make better with your love, infamous cheaters like Tiger Woods and Jude Law might be hard to tame. A-list Hollywood stars, like Johnny Depp and Brad Pitt, have their share of relationship scandals as well. Other celebs, like Shia LaBeouf and Sean Penn, tend to run into trouble with the law, but maybe some tender loving care can calm them down. Vote up the famous men you think you could fix if you were dating them. Feel free to add any celebrity bad boys you think you can change with your love. Just don't waste all your love on these men when so many other men make much better role models.


Famous Bad Boys You Think You Could Change Into Better Men,

Brad Pitt

Chad Johnson

Christian Bale

Colin Farrell

Eminem

Johnny Depp

Jude Law

Russell Crowe

Shia LaBeouf

Justin Bieber


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Mon, 05 Jun 2017 03:30:37 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/male-celebrities-you-could-change/celebrity-lists
<![CDATA[11 Famously Dubious Mediums, Psychics, And Supernatural Investigators]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/famous-supernatural-frauds/melissa-brinks?source=rss

Fake psychics are almost as compelling as the real deal. Being a psychic, medium, or other afterlife mediator is rarely a lucrative career, but the flash-in-the-pan attention it can garner has drawn many aspiring supernatural superstars to the field. Fake mediums and other supernatural frauds have a long history in America and beyond, inspiring figures like Harry Houdini to dedicate their lives to exposing the hoaxes.

When it comes to supernatural phenomena, the burden of proof always falls on the person who claims that they can communicate with the dead or banish bad spirits. If you say that's what you can do, then that's what you're expected to do - but these fake psychics and other charlatans instead prey on the fear and grief of others to make their tricks seem believable. Here are just a few of the trickiest psychic frauds who have been making the rounds.


11 Famously Dubious Mediums, Psychics, And Supernatural Investigators,

Derek Acorah

Most fans of ghost hunting shows know that there's at least some trickery at work, but Most Haunted took that to a whole new level. Investigators fed Derek Acorah, a medium on the show, the fake name Kreed Kafer - an anagram for 'Derek Faker' - and Acorah claimed to become possessed by the spirit. Acorah then claimed that he'd spoken to another fictitious spirit, worked in some false history based on the intentionally bad information he received, and communicated with spirits from an asylum while actually just being in an average home. Though he has been caught lying on television repeatedly, Acorah continues to claim that he is a genuine medium.


Ed Warren

The cases surrounding Ed and Lorraine Warren - arguably the world's most famous paranormal investigators - have inspired films like The Conjuring, Annabelle, and the entirety of the Amityville haunting story. But they're also incredibly flimsy - apply the principle of Occam's razor to any of their numerous cases and it becomes obvious that there are far more plausible explanations for the events than the presence of demons or hosts.

Even if the Warrens do have some truly supernatural cases under their belts, there's still a whole lot about these stories that doesn't add up. It's far more likely that, in the process of dealing with some truly unexplainable events, they discovered there was profit and fame to be had, leading to a well-crafted image of being real-life ghostbusters.


James Van Praagh

James Van Praagh, another medium who claims to be able to connect people with their lost loved ones, is a frequent subject of examination for skeptics. The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry visited Van Praagh's show in 2003, revealing not only that the medium was not psychic, but that he wasn't particularly good at cold reading either. His heavily edited show makes it seem as though he has a lot of hits with his psychic reading ability, but the investigation revealed that he actually spends far more time floundering than he does telling people what they want to hear.


Mina Crandon

Harry Houdini, the famed American magician, began his investigation into the supernatural shortly after the death of his mother in the 1920s. Consumed with grief, he attended numerous séances in an attempt to contact his mother; however, with each one he attended he quickly discovered the tricks and sleight of hand being used by the self-proclaimed mediums. 

From that point on, Houdini made it one of his life goals to discredit and debunk exploitative mediums. Then, in 1923, he encountered Mina Crandon - who was being considered by Scientific American magazine to be a true medium. To test her skills, Houdini developed a fraud-proof cabinet for her to perform with, and promptly discredited her when she failed.


Miss Cleo

Miss Cleo was once a mainstay of the late-night infomercial circuit, promising that she'd reveal the future to callers using tarot cards and other psychic methods. In actuality, Miss Cleo was Youree Dell Harris, a woman from Los Angeles who joined the Psychic Readers Network in the late '90s. The network was later fined for fraudulent claims and billing deception, and ultimately revealed to not even be filmed live - they were delivered from a script. Though Harris herself was not indicted, she was the face of a company with serious lapses in ethics, making her one of the most visible fake psychics in history.


Sylvia Browne

Sylvia Browne was one of the best-known television psychics, especially for her work with police in finding missing people. Unfortunately, most of her predictions were revealed to be completely wrong - on more than one occasion, Browne said that missing people were dead when they were later found alive.

In one particular case, she told the mother of missing girl Amanda Berry that her daughter was dead. The mother died two years later - seven years before her daughter was found alive. In fact, according to the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, of the cases with conclusive endings, none of Browne's predictions were actually correct.


Uri Geller

Uri Geller is one of the world's most famous (or maybe infamous) psychics, best known for his apparent spoon-bending ability. However, during a 1973 appearance on The Tonight Show, the host coerced Geller into using objects he selected rather than Geller's usual equipment. After spending some time contemplating the objects, he claimed that he wasn't feeling strong enough to perform his feats and called it off. Carson, the host that evening, was familiar with stage magic and had set the situation up to prevent Geller from using sleight of hand or other trickery. When Geller declined to perform without his own spoons and other objects, it was a pretty clear signal that when he wasn't in control Geller's powers seemed to mysteriously vanish.


Theresa Caputo

Theresa Caputo gained fame as a medium for her down-home, earnest persona - listening to her speak, you really get the impression that she cares about you and your grief. But that's a carefully cultivated image, and one that suits her quite well as she uses cold reading and vague statements to make her clients feel like she really is receiving messages from deceased loved ones.

Like many television mediums, Caputo relies on spectacle and intentionally vague statements to convince people that she's actually conversing with their relatives. The combination of her personality and her ability to cold read is what makes her such a captivating figure. She clearly has a talent for reading people, though the purpose she puts it to is worthy of some side-eye.


Tyler Henry Recounts Wikipedia To Celebrities

Hollywood Medium's Tyler Henry gets by with his youthful good looks and odd habit of scribbling on paper to focus his psychic energy, but this modern-day medium is merely a skillful cold-reader and, most importantly, a Google-fanatic.

Though Henry claims to know nothing about the celebrities whose deceased loved ones he calls upon, almost every fact he reveals on the show can be easily searched for. And if it isn't easily searched, the celebs in question often don't know what he's talking about. We have only Henry's word to go on that he doesn't use Google, and with his predictions always involving celebrities who are under significantly more public scrutiny than the average person, it's hard to believe that he's the real deal.


The Fox Sisters Kicked Off Victorian Spiritualism

The most common depiction of a medium often includes a group of people sitting around a table watching a crystal ball, waiting to hear rapping sounds indicating that someone is trying to communicate with the leader of the séance.

Those rapping sounds, however, can be directly traced back to the Fox sisters - Leah, Margaret, and Kate - whose antics shaped the future of American spiritualism. As religious movements were gaining strength, the sisters discovered that they could make rapping sounds by cracking their joints, which they used to convince others that they were communing with the dead. Eventually, Margaret and Kate confessed to their trick, though Margaret recanted her confession when she hit a period of poverty later in life.



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Thu, 11 May 2017 06:16:13 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/famous-supernatural-frauds/melissa-brinks
<![CDATA[Celebrities Who Basically Dated Themselves]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/celebrities-who-basically-dated-themselves/lisa-a-flowers?source=rss

We're all pretty familiar with the Freudian concept of falling in love with a dead-ringer for oneself (be it in looks, personality, or a combination of both). Such relationships regularly play themselves out in popular media in the form of celebrity couples who look like they could be siblings, famous pairs who share the same mannerisms, and celebrities who basically decide to date their doppelgangers.

Sometimes these unions seem to spring from a classic case of narcissism, while other times they appear to be "a marriage of true minds," as Shakespeare would say; an artistic match made in heaven. But whether you chalk such things up to psychology, science, or soulmates, studying the phenomenon of lovers who resemble each other is always pretty fascinating.
 


Celebrities Who Basically Dated Themselves,

Vivien Leigh And Laurence Olivier

It's not hard to see the striking resemblance between Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier, one of the world's premiere cinematic power couples. With their similarly shaped eyes, foreheads, and facial expressions, they definitely looked like they could somehow be related. And these likenesses most certainly became more pronounced during the course of their 20-year relationship.


Bob Dylan And Joan Baez

They've been broken up for over 50 years now, and their romantic relationship was depressingly short (at least to Baez), but what came out of it was the stuff of history. It only took a few stitches in time to make Bob Dylan and Joan Baez one of the most famous singer-songwriter couples of the century. And with their nearly identical noses, mouths, and faces, their resemblance to one another went well beyond just musical ingenuity.


Christina Aguilera And Matt Rutler

She may be platinum blonde and blue-eyed, and he may be tall, dark, and mustachioed, but there's no doubt about it: singer Christina Aguilera and her fiancée, production assistant Matt Rutler, share remarkably similar features. In fact, if she were to go ahead and dye her hair black, or he to bleach his blond, the resemblance just might become astonishing.


LeAnn Rimes And Eddie Cibrian

What's more astonishing than the resemblance between couples like Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady and Hilary Swank and John Campisi? The resemblance between singer LeAnn Rimes and her husband, actor Eddie Cibrian. In fact, their carbon-copyism is beyond uncanny - it's as if they were literally cast in the same mold, by the same sculptor, and then split into two different genders.


PJ Harvey And Nick Cave

PJ Harvey and Nick Cave are two of the most brilliant, original, and poetic singer-songwriters who ever drew breath, so it's no surprise that they ended up together, however briefly - and that their union largely inspired the album The Boatman's Call, one of Cave's (many) masterpieces. With their pale skin, dark hair, and Gothic thinness, PJ and Nick also kind of resemble a brother and sister straight out of a fairytale. But that seems to be a theme with Cave: he also looks quite a bit like his current wife of almost 20 years, model and designer Susie Bick.


Hilary Swank And John Campisi

Even though they split up in 2012, the resemblance between actress Hilary Swank (from Boys Don't Cry and Million Dollar Baby) and her former agent, John Campisi, is nothing short of mind-boggling. Same jaw lines, same facial structure, same smiles, same coloring - they may as well be identical twins.


Courteney Cox And Johnny McDaid

Long faces, the same eyebrows, the same eyes, the same hair, the same Irish ancestry, and the same lips. These are all the things that Friends-icon Courteney Cox and her partner - singer, songwriter, and producer Johnny McDaid - have in common. That and a love of nature: Cox's appearance on the reality show Running Wild with Bear Grylls, shot on location in the Irish Highlands, became the talk of the town after the actress allegedly ate a "scrotum full of maggots" while filming.


Tom Brady And Gisele Bundchen

What isn't there to say about this resemblance? It's blatant. Supermodel Gisele Bundchen and NFL quarterback Tom Brady have pretty much identical cheekbones, noses, and lips. Celebrity romance-wise, Bundchen is probably best known for her relationship with actor Leonardo DiCaprio (whom she also kind of resembles, come to think of it), but her present union is definitely the stuff of twin-dom.


Paul Newman And Joanne Woodward

Sustaining a successful 50-year marriage is no small feat. And in Hollywood, getting past the 10 year mark is even rarer. However, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward remained blissfully happy together for just over five decades. They also share the same angular features, puckered lips, and stunning blue eyes.


Johnny Cash And June Carter

Johnny Cash and June Carter may well be one of the most beloved couples in American music history - and the magic of their union went way beyond spirituality, soulfulness, and musical chops. In the above picture, as in many others, they look almost like siblings, and even seem to have the same smile. True love will do that, some say.



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Tue, 16 May 2017 03:59:17 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/celebrities-who-basically-dated-themselves/lisa-a-flowers
<![CDATA[Ian Somerhalder Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/ian-somerhalder-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Ian Somerhalder dating? Many famous women have dated Ian Somerhalder, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Ian Somerhalder’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Ian Somerhalder’s love life. 

This list features Ian Somerhalder’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Ian Somerhalder has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Ian Somerhalder has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Ian Somerhalder is currently married to Nikki Reed. On May 2, 2017, the couple announced they were expecting their first child. 

This list of Ian Somerhalder’s girlfriends includes Nina Dobrev, Malese Jow, and Ashley Greene.

Check out the list of women Ian Somerhalder has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Ian Somerhalder Loves and Hookups,

Kate Bosworth

Kate Bosworth and Ian Somerhalder dated from August to December, 2002.


Maggie Grace

"Lost" co-stars Ian Somerhalder and Maggie Grace reportedly dated after getting killed off the hit show in 2006.


Malese Jow

Ian Somerhalder was rumored to be dating Vampire Diaries costar from April to June 2013.


Nicky Hilton

 

Ian Somerhalder and Nicky Hilton dated briefly in 2004.


Nikki Reed

In 2014, Ian Somerhalder began dating actress Nikki Reed. They got engaged in February 2015, and later married on April 26, 2015. The couple announced they were expecting a child on May 2, 2017. 


Nina Dobrev

From 2010 to 2013, Nina Dobrev dated her Vampire Diaries costar Ian Somerhalder.


Ashley Greene

Ashley Greene is rumored to have hooked up with Ian Somerhalder in Apr 2009.


Megan Auld

 

Ian Somerhalder and NYU alum Meghan Auld were seen holding hands in New York in February 2010, then that was about the last we heard of their relationship.



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Mon, 01 May 2017 07:41:51 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/ian-somerhalder-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups
<![CDATA[Incredible People Who Broke Records On Mount Everest]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/people-who-broke-mount-everest-records/nicky-benson?source=rss

Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world at 29,028 feet and 9 inches. One of the first people to lead an expedition to the summit was Englishman George Mallory. He died not far from its peak in 1924, but his body wasn't discovered until 1999. Nearly 300 people have died trying to reach Everest's summit, but that hasn't deterred climbers from attempting their own expeditions to become king of the mountain.

Over the years, some amazing people have reached the summit and broken some incredible records. One person was blind. Another had no legs. A third broke a speed record. Still, more were elderly, battling major health conditions, or opting to climb without oxygen. One climber wasn't even old enough to legally drive a car. It's difficult to decide which climber over the past 60-plus years accomplished the most impressive climbing feat. Just arriving at the summit alone is impressive!


Incredible People Who Broke Records On Mount Everest,

Lori Schneider: First Person With Multiple Sclerosis To Reach The Summit

On May 23, 2009, Lori Schneider became the first person with Multiple Sclerosis to reach the summit. 


Reinhold Messner: First To Climb To The Summit Alone

After reaching the summit in 1978 without supplemental oxygen, Italian Reinhold Messner broke another record by becoming the first to climb Mt. Everest solo on August 20, 1980. 


Reinhold Messner & Peter Habeler: First Ascent Without Supplemental Oxygen

On May 8, 1978, Italian Reinhold Messner and Austrian Peter Habeler made the first successful ascent of the mountain without using supplemental oxygen. Some consider this the first "true" ascent of Mt. Everest.


Junko Tabei: First Woman To Reach The Summit

On May 16, 1975, Japanese citizen Junko Tabei became the first female to reach the summit.


Percival Hillary & Sherpa Tenzing Norgay: First People To Reach The Summit

Edmund Percival Hillary from New Zealand and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay were the first two people to reach the summit of Everest on May 29, 1953.


Jordan Romero: Youngest Person To Reach The Summit

On May 22, 2010, 13-year-old American Jordan Romero became the youngest person to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. He was accompanied by his father, step-mother, and three Sherpas.


Babu Chhiri Sherpa: Longest Stay On The Summit Without Bottled Oxygen

In May of 1999, Babu Chhiri Sherpa of Nepal stayed 21 hours at the summit of Mt. Everest  without using bottled oxygen.


Apa Sherpa, Phurba Tashi Sherpa, Kami Rita Sherpa: Highest Number Of Times Reaching The Summit

On May 11, 2011, Apa Sherpa from Nepal reached the summit for the 21st time. His record was matched by Phurba Tashi Sherpa on May 19, 2013, and Kami Rita Sherpa in 2017.


Pemba Dorje Sherpa: Fastest Ascent From South Base Camp

On May 21, 2004, it took Pemba Dorje Sherpa from Nepal just eight hours and 10 minutes to climb from South Base Camp to the summit of Mt. Everest.


Erik Weihenmayer: First Blind Man To Reach The Summit

U.S. climber Erik Weihenmayer went blind from juvenile retinoschisis at age 13. On May 25, 2001, he became the first blind man to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. He was the only blind man to accomplish the feat until Austrian Andy Holzer reached the summit on May 21, 2017.



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<![CDATA[World Leaders With The Most Children]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/leaders-with-the-most-kids/carly-silver?source=rss

Men in power have always loved getting married or taking mistresses in order to have plenty of heirs, but who are the rulers with the most kids? Sometimes, these guys have gone a bit overboard when it comes to fathering children to carry on the family legacy and genetic heritage, fathering dozens or even hundreds of children. With all these royal babies running around, it's surprising there aren't more child rulers in history

So, which king had the most bastards? That honor probably goes to Augustus the Strong, born a German prince and elected king of Poland in 1697. He didn't like keeping it in his pants, fathering a reported 354 illegitimate children in his spare time. Other allege sex addict kings in history include Pharaoh Ramesses II, a famous ruler of ancient Egypt, who had so many wives and concubines that he spawned over 100 kids. And Moroccan sultan Ismail Ibn Sharif begat anywhere from 850 to upwards of 1000 babies. Let's learn about these lustful rulers, and their utterly overwhelming fecundity. 


World Leaders With The Most Children,

Brigham Young

One of the founding fathers of the Mormon faith, 19th-century religious leader Brigham Young apparently had between 27 and 55 wives: truly remarkable, especially for early modern America.

While his exact number of wives is disputed, it's clear that he married many women, ranging from teenagers to women in their 60s, because Mormon founder Joseph Smith espoused polygamy. These matches yielded around 56 children. Be fruitful and multiply, indeed. 


Emperor Huizong of Song

This medieval monarch, a patron of the arts and a talented painter in his own right, had the most children of any of his regal counterparts in China, fathering 65 kids. He had 20 titled wives and 31 sons, borne by 12 consorts. But Huizong didn't stop there, he gave 123 additional women some important titles. Interestingly, most of the women in his life apparently got along with one another, in stark contrast to earlier and later court intrigues and rivalries.


Genghis Khan

While the famed Mongolian leader only sired a handful of legitimate children by his chief wife, it's also possible he sired a slew of other children who propagated his lineage. Scientists have discovered that eight percent of men on the Asian continent (around 16 million men) had the same Y chromosome sequence, possibly traceable to Genghis himself. That means Genghis' descendants grew fruitful and multiplied, and the Great Khan must have had hundreds of kids by his own concubines and additional wives. 


Ibn Saud

Ibn Saud basically built modern Saudi Arabia single-handedly. He fused disparate tribes into one nation, partially by exploiting marital alliances. His exact number of wives is unknown – it's probably more than 22 – and he took a few new spouses or concubines a year. He regularly divorces them, too.

Ibn Saud wed the wives or daughters of those he defeated to consolidate his power, and arranged even more matches for his family members with rival clans. Among his many wives, his favorite was Hessa al-Sudairi, who gave birth to some of his favorite boys, the so-called "Sudairi Seven."


Idi Amin

Infamous Ugandan ruler Idi Amin instituted a lot of violence during his 1970s reign of terror, but also fathered about 43 kids with multiple wives. Most of his children were rescued before their father was toppled from power, but one child followed in his footsteps. His son Taban Amin, an ex-militia leader, started working in Ugandan state security services in 2006.


Minh Mang

This 19th-century Vietnamese emperor was an unlikely royal heir who was well known for his treatment of Christian missionaries, and his legendary fertility. With various concubines, he sired 142 children. In addition to expanding his family, he also built up his kingdom, and constructed many gorgeous temples. 


Ramesses II

The famed ancient Egyptian pharaoh Ramesses II married many times, establishing international alliances with rivals like the Hittites and with subordinate city-states in the Levant. His vast harem yielded over 100 children, many of whom were featured on his monuments and statues. He reportedly fathered about 52 sons. These boys, a number of whom died before Ramesses II (who lived to a ripe old age), might have been buried together in a massive mausoleum.


Sobhuza II

The ruler of Swaziland while it was under British control (who later brought it into independence), King Sobhuza II maintained a delicate balance between European influence – he was educated abroad – and his own culture.

Becoming an absolute ruler in the 1970s, he became the world's longest-reigning monarch at the time of his death (he was the ruler for 82 years). Sobhuza married 70 wives and fathered somewhere between 67 and 210 children, including Mswati III, who took over Swaziland after his father's death. 


Rama IV Of Thailand (82)

A groundbreaking king of Siam (modern day Thailand) who helped open his nation up to Western influences, Mongkut (as he was known during his lifetime) carried on a family tradition of siring many children. In fact, he himself was the 43rd child of his own father, only made heir because he was the first fathered on a queen. Mongkut, the inspiration for Yul Brenner's monarch in The King & I, topped his father and had 82 children by 35 different women. 


King Saud Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (115)

The founding father of modern Saudi Arabia, Abdulaziz bin Saud, had a ton of kids, but it's his eldest son, King Saud bin Abdulaziz, who really followed in his father's footsteps in terms of progeny.

A ruler from 1953, Saud abdicated the throne in 1964, but not before having a plurality of children with various wives, many of whom he married to establish political alliances. Saud himself sired 115 kids. His youngest, Princess Basma, once estimated the vast Saudi royal family numbered about 27,000 princes and princesses in total.



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<![CDATA[Liam Hemsworth Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/liam-hemsworth-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Liam Hemsworth dating? Many famous women have dated Liam Hemsworth, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Liam Hemsworth’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Liam Hemsworth’s love life. 

This list features Liam Hemsworth’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Liam Hemsworth has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Liam Hemsworth has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Liam Hemsworth is currently engaged to Miley Cyrus. 

This list of Liam Hemsworth’s girlfriends includes Nina Dobrev, Maika Monroe, and Amanda Bynes.

Check out the list of women Liam Hemsworth has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Liam Hemsworth Loves and Hookups,

Amanda Bynes

Liam Hemsworth is rumored to have hooked up with Amanda Bynes in March 2009.


January Jones

In 2013, Liam Hemsworth was rumored to be hooking up with January Jones after the two were spotted leaving the Chateau Marmont hotel together. However, Jones said they were just friends. 


Miley Cyrus

In 2009, Liam Hemsworth began dating Miley Cyrus while filming The Last Song together. They dated on and off for three years before becoming engaged in June 2012. After splitting up in July 2014, Hemsworth and Cyrus became engaged again in October 2016. 


Nina Dobrev

In 2014, Nina Dobrev was rumored to be hooking up with Liam Hemsworth after the two were seen kissing in public. 


Eiza González

Shortly after calling off his engagement to Miley Cyrus in 2013, Liam Hemsworth stepped out with Mexican actress Eiza Gonzalez. The two were photographed kissing outside her L.A. apartment.


Maika Monroe

Liam Hemsworth was rumored to be hooking up with costar Maika Monroe while filming Independent Day: Resurgence in 2015. 


Laura Griffin

Liam and high school sweetheart Laura Griffin were together for a few years before he met Miley.



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<![CDATA[16 Of The Scariest, Most Deranged Serial Killers In California's History]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/scariest-california-serial-killers/harrison-tenpas?source=rss

For many, the thought of California elicits notions of surf and sunshine. The massive, majestic state forming a boarder between much of the US and the Pacific Ocean represents a dream: a laid-back, low-stress lifestyle and maybe even the chance to chase stardom.  

But just as the palm trees that line its sunny streets can harbor nests of rats, California has been home to some of America's most famous killers. From the Zodiac to the Night Stalker to the Grim Sleeper, a who's-who of serial killers have either passed through the Golden State or committed the heft of their crimes there.

This list explores some of the scariest serial killers who have operated in California. From the historic to the very recent, California's bloody history of mass murderers is almost unparalleled elsewhere in America, casting a grim cloud over a state known for its sunshine.


16 Of The Scariest, Most Deranged Serial Killers In California's History,

Angelo Buono, Jr.

Angelo Buono, Jr. was a serial killer who, along with his cousin Kenneth Bianchi, tortured and killed 15 women in the late 1970s. Operating in the Los Angeles area, the two men became known as a singular entity called "The Hillside Strangler," a moniker given to them based on where they dumped their bodies in the Highland Park area. 

Posing as police officers, Buono and Bianchi subjected their victims to a range of horrors, including rape, electric shock, and the injection of poisonous chemicals. Bianchi's desire to be an actual cop - he applied to the LAPD while the two were killing - actually led to the duo's downfall, as he had been going on ride-alongs with police officers and uncontrollably talking about the Hillside Strangler case. 

The two men were eventually arrested in 1979 and sentenced to life in prison after one of the longest trials in American legal history.


Leonard Lake

When Charles Ng was arrested for a seemingly innocuous shoplifting incident in June of 1985, authorities could not have possibly predicted what they would uncover. The northern California man would eventually lead police to a property he shared with another man named Leonard Lake, a compound of sorts in a remote area of Calaveras County near the Sierra Nevada Foothills. 

What police uncovered was truly horrifying - Lake and Ng had built a torture cabin, complete with a false wall, that was designed to hold women who had been forced into slavery. A search of the property would reveal extensive video recordings of the men with their captives, as well as over 40 pounds of charred human remains. Lake and Ng would later be linked to the disappearances of two families - both with infant children they had killed, along with their fathers, to isolate the women before ultimately killing them, too.  

It's believed the two men killed at least 12 people, but the actual number remains unknown. Lake, shortly after his arrest, swallowed a cyanide pill and died in custody. Ng was convicted of murder in 1999 and sentenced to death.


Richard Ramirez

Richard Ramirez, otherwise known as the Night Stalker, was the consummate bogeyman. A deranged satanist, Ramirez raped and tortured an estimated 25 victims, killing at least 13 during his bloody streak in mid-1980s Los Angeles and San Francisco. 

A native of Texas, Ramirez moved to northern California in the early 1980s, where he began committing a series of escalating crimes. By the time he was apprehended in November of 1985, Ramirez had struck fear into millions of Los Angeles residents, as he had murdered swaths of men and woman of all ages in a variety of brutal ways, including strangulation, bludgeoning, and execution-style shootings.

In 1988, Ramirez was convicted of 13 counts of murder and sentenced to death. He died of lymphoma in San Quentin State Prison in 2013.


Zodiac Killer

The Zodiac Killer is perhaps one of the most notorious American murderers to evade capture. Striking in northern California in the late '60s, the Zodiac killed at least five victims, typically targeting young couples and either shooting or stabbing them to death. 

The man who witnesses said donned a black hood, the Zodiac gained notoriety for taunting the police via a series of ciphers he mailed to the San Francisco Examiner. Thought to have contained clues to his identity, some have speculated that they were simply nonsense designed to be a red herring, but amateur sleuths still toil over them to this day. For whatever reason, the Zodiac's correspondence abruptly stopped in 1974, but the case remains open. No suspect has ever been arrested.


Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris

In 1979, Lawrence Bittaker and his accomplice Roy Norris terrorized the Los Angeles area kidnapping, raping, and murdering five young women within the span of about six months. After first meeting while in prison, the two men quickly cultivated a bond over torture and sexual assault, and in June 1979 they picked up their first victim, 16-year-old Lucinda Lynn Schaefer.

Bittaker's M.O. was to lure young women into his van where he and Norris would violently assault their victim with a series of torture implements from his notorious tool box. They even recorded their actions on audio, which when played in the courtroom during their trial induced some to actually vomit.

Lawrence Bittaker still sits on California's death row, where he sadistically goes by the nickname "Pliers."


Gordon Northcott

Depicted in the 2008 Clint Eastwood film Changeling, The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders are a grim stain on the history of Los Angeles County. In the 1920s, in what's now called Mira Loma (the town changed its name from Wineville in 1930 to escape the attention) young boys were being held captive on a ranch after being abducted from neighboring towns. Their captor, a young Canadian man named Gordon Northcott, would molest the kidnapped boys before killing them with an ax and dissolving their bodies in quicklime.

Northcott's young cousin, Sanford Clark, had been living on the Wineville property and witnessed several murders, and was subjected to abuse himself. Upon his return to his native Canada, Clark alerted authorities to his cousin's crimes, and the property was raided in September of 1928. 

Northcott was convicted of three murders, but was suspected in up to 20. He was sent to the gallows where he was reported to have been sobbing and visibly frightened - a noticeable shift from his courtroom demeanor, which found him defiant and snickering.  


The Grim Sleeper Goes Undetected For Over 20 Years

Lonnie Franklin, Jr. - whom the Los Angeles press dubbed "The Grim Sleeper" due to his apparent period of dormancy in the 1990s - may have murdered as many as 25 women, making him one of the most prolific serial killers in US history. 

Preying on marginalized individuals - sex workers, drug addicts, and the homeless - Franklin carried out his offenses in 1980s south-central LA where police were either woefully inept or willfully turning a blind eye. It wasn't until 2010 that DNA evidence finally connected Franklin to at least 10 murders, though a cache of photos found in his home suggests that he could be responsible for many more.  

Lonnie Franklin, Jr. was convicted of 10 counts of murder in 2016 and sentenced to death. He currently sits on death row in San Quentin State Prison.


Rodney Alcala, The Serial Killer Who Won The Dating Game

In 1978, Rodney Alcala - an aspiring photographer - appeared on the popular television show The Dating Game. Though his competitors would later describe him as "bizarre," Alcala managed to win a date with the bachelorette, Cheryl Bradshaw. It wasn't meant to be, however, as the young woman whose affection he had been seeking turned him down, citing the fact that he was "creepy."

Bradshaw was, in no uncertain terms, correct. Alcala had managed to appear on the game show despite his 1972 conviction for the rape of an eight-year-old girl. Beyond that, prior to the program's 1978 broadcast, he had already killed 4 victims, including the brutal murder of 12-year-old Robin Samsoe in Huntington Beach, CA.  

Alcala was convicted in 1980 and sentenced to death. In 2010, Huntington Beach Police released 120 photographs they had found in Alcala's possession, believing at least some of them to be additional victims. His official body count remains unknown, but it's speculated to be in the dozens. 


The Golden State Killer Is Still On The Loose

The Golden State Killer - also known as the East Area Rapist and the Original Night Stalker - is a prolific serial killer who remains a fugitive to this day. Before suddenly stopping his rampage in 1986, this violent predator was responsible for 12 murders and at least 45 rapes up and down the California coast.

Described by survivors as a small, agile man, the Golden State Killer would break into his victims homes - often those of married couples - and subdue the male while sexually assaulting the female, sometimes escalating to murdering both parties. This killer also had an eerie habit of prank calling his victims if they survived the nightmare he imposed on them.

Though it's been over 40 years since his first offense, some in the FBI believe that the Golden State Killer is still very much alive.


The Scorecard Killer May Have Killed 61 Young Men

Randy Steven Kraft committed a string of grisly murders between 1972 and 1983. With the majority of his crimes taking place in southern California, Kraft's M.O. was to pick up young men, ply them with alcohol, then systematically rape, torture, and kill them. 

When Kraft was finally arrested in 1983, authorities made an interesting discovery in the trunk of his car: a list containing the names of 61 men, all of whom were thought to be murder victims of Kraft dating back to 1972. His attorneys fought the list's inclusion as evidence, and Kraft was ultimately convicted of 16 counts of murder. His actual kill count remains a mystery.



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<![CDATA[Rita Ora Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/rita-ora-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Rita Ora dating? Many famous men have dated Rita Ora, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Rita Ora’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Rita Ora’s love life. 

This list features Rita Ora’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Rita Ora has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Rita Ora has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Rita Ora’s boyfriends includes Calvin Harris and Ricky Hil.

Check out the list of men Rita Ora has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Rita Ora Loves and Hookups,

Calvin Harris

Rita Ora and Calvin Harris dated from April 2013 to June 2014.


Chris Brown

Rita Ora was rumored to be hooking up with Chris Brown in 2015 after they collaborated on "Body on Me." 


Lewis Hamilton

Rita Ora and British Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton were rumored to be hooking up in 2016.


Travis Barker

Rita Ora and and Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker dated briefly in October 2015. 


Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa was rumored to have hooked up with Rita Ora in 2015, but both have denied any romantic between them. 


Justin Bieber

Rumors point to Justin Bieber for breaking up Rita Ora and Calvin Harris in 2014.


Andrew Watt

In November 2016, musician Andrew Watt and Rita Ora were spotted getting cuddly. 


James Arthur

In early 2013, singer James Arthur was linked to Rita Ora. He later confirmed that they were dating, but she suddenly stopped talking to him. 


Dave Gardner

Rita Ora and Dave Gardner dated from February to May, 2013.


Ricky Hil

Rita Ora dated Tommy Hilfiger's son, Ricky Hil, from 2014 to 2015. 



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<![CDATA[Emma Roberts Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/emma-roberts-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Emma Roberts dating? Many famous men have dated Emma Roberts, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Emma Roberts’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Emma Roberts’s love life. 

This list features Emma Roberts’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Emma Roberts has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Emma Roberts has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Emma Roberts is currently engaged to longtime boyfriend Evan Peters. 

This list of Emma Roberts’s boyfriends includes Ryan Sheckler and Chord Overstreet.

Check out the list of men Emma Roberts has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Emma Roberts Loves and Hookups,

Alex Pettyfer

After filming Wild Child in 2008, Emma Roberts and costar Alex Pettyfer dated for about a year. 


Evan Peters

In 2012, Emma Roberts began dating actor Evan Peters while working on Adult World. Despite a 2013 domestic abuse incident (Roberts was arrested, but Peters did not press charges), the couple became engaged in March 2014. However, the relationship became on and off, eventually leading to a May 2016 breakup.

In January 2017, it was confirmed that Roberts and Peters have become engaged again. 


Ryan Sheckler

From 2008 to early 2009, Emma Roberts dated skateboard pro Ryan Sheckler.


Chord Overstreet

Chord Overstreet and Emma Roberts dated from April 2011 to May 2012.


Dathan Kuppin

Emma Roberts and UCLA tennis player Dathan Kuppin began dating in 2009. They split up in 2011.


Christopher Hines

Christopher Hines and Emma Roberts had a brief relationship in summer 2016.



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<![CDATA[Emilia Clarke Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/emilia-clarke-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Emilia Clarke dating? Many famous men have dated Emilia Clarke, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Emilia Clarke’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Emilia Clarke’s love life. 

This list features Emilia Clarke’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Emilia Clarke has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Emilia Clarke has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Emilia Clarke’s boyfriends includes Seth MacFarlane and Jai Courtney.

Check out the list of men Emilia Clarke has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Emilia Clarke Loves and Hookups,

James Franco

In 2013, Emilia Clarke was rumored to be dating James Franco despite the two never being seen together. 


Jared Leto

In January 2014, Jared Leto openly flirted with Emilia Clarke during her red carpet interview at the SAG Awards. 


Seth MacFarlane

Emilia Clarke and Seth MacFarlane dated for about six months from late 2012 to early 2013.


Jai Courtney

After filming Terminator Genisys together, Emilia Clarke and Jai Courtney dated from February to June 2015.


Cory Michael Smith

Actor Cory Michael Smith is rumored to have hooked up with Emilia Clarke in March 2014.



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<![CDATA[Tyler Posey Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/tyler-posey-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Tyler Posey dating? Many famous women have dated Tyler Posey, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Tyler Posey’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Tyler Posey’s love life. 

This list features Tyler Posey’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Tyler Posey has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Tyler Posey has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Tyler Posey’s girlfriends includes Bella Thorne, Miley Cyrus, and Seana Gorlick.

Check out the list of women Tyler Posey has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Tyler Posey Loves and Hookups,

Bella Thorne

Bella Thorne and Tyler Posey dated from August to December 2016.


Mackenzie Rosman

Tyler Posey and Mackenzie Rosman dated from 2002 to 2003.


Miley Cyrus

In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Tyler Posey revealed his first kiss was with Miley Cyrus when he was nine years old. They dated for two years from 2000 to 2002. 


Danielle Campbell

Danielle Campbell is rumored to have hooked up with Tyler Posey in 2015.


Seana Gorlick

Tyler Posey started dating makeup artist Seana Gorlick in 2003. Three months after proposing in 2014, Posey broke up with Gorlick. 



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<![CDATA[Michelle Rodriguez Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/michelle-rodriguez-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Michelle Rodriguez dating? Many famous men and women have dated Michelle Rodriguez, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes and ladies. Including Michelle Rodriguez’s current boyfriend, current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Michelle Rodriguez’s love life. 

This list features Michelle Rodriguez’s ex-boyfriends and ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men and women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men and women that Michelle Rodriguez has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men and women whom Michelle Rodriguez has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

In 2013, Michelle Rodriguez publicly came out as being bisexual. 

This list of Michelle Rodriguez’s boyfriends and girlfriends includes Zac Efron, Cara Delevingne, and Vin Diesel.

Check out the list of men and women Michelle Rodriguez has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Michelle Rodriguez Loves and Hookups,

Colin Farrell

After meeting on the set of S.W.A.T., Michelle Rodriguez and costar Colin Farrell reportedly dated from 2002 to 2003.


Jesse Jane

Jesse Jane is rumored to have hooked up with Michelle Rodriguez in 2003.


Kristanna Loken

Michelle Rodriguez and her Bloodrayne costar Kristanna Loken were reportedly dating in November 2006.


Lenny Kravitz

Michelle Rodriguez is rumored to have hooked up with Lenny Kravitz in 2005.


Olivier Martinez

Michelle Rodriguez and Oliver Martinez reportedly had a fling in 2003.


Vin Diesel

In 2001, Michelle Rodriguez and Vin Diesel dated after filming The Fast and the Furious together.


Zac Efron

Despite their nine year difference, Zac Efron dated Michelle Rodriguez for a couple months in summer 2014. 


Cara Delevingne

In 2014, Cara Delevingne dated Michelle Rodriguez.  



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<![CDATA[Victoria Justice Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/victoria-justice-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Victoria Justice dating? Many famous men have dated Victoria Justice, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Victoria Justice’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Victoria Justice’s love life. 

This list features Victoria Justice’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Victoria Justice has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Victoria Justice has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Victoria Justice is currently dating Reeve Carney. 

This list of Victoria Justice’s boyfriends includes Nicholas Hoult, Pierson Fode, and Josh Hutcherson.

Check out the list of men Victoria Justice has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Victoria Justice Loves and Hookups,

Josh Hutcherson

Josh Hutcherson and Victoria Justice dated from January 2008 to March 2009.


Nicholas Hoult

Nicholas Hoult was rumored to have hooked up with Victoria Justice in 2010.


Taylor Lautner

Taylor Lautner is rumored to have hooked up with Victoria Justice in 2009.


Reeve Carney

In October 2016, Victoria Justice started dating actor and musician Reeve Carney. 


Ryan Rottman

Victoria Justice and Ryan Rottman met on the set of Victorious in January 2011, and they started dating a month later. They dated for two years until they broke up in August 2013.


Pierson Fode

After filming Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List in 2013, Victoria Justice and Pierson Fode began dating from 2013 to November 2015. 



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Mon, 01 May 2017 07:47:56 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/victoria-justice-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups
<![CDATA[12 Celebs Who Held On To Regular Jobs After Hitting It Big]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/celebs-who-kept-working-after-fame/machk?source=rss

It's easy to imagine that the best part about being rich and famous is being free from the responsibilities and annoyances of the common work force. No 9-5 jobs, no manual labor, and no dealing with customers. But it turns out that some celebrities loved having normal jobs so much that they kept on working after fame. Some kept their day jobs just for fun; others are making millions off of their side gigs, because life just isn't fair. Whatever the reason, these successful and glamorous celebrities are off to work with the rest of us.


12 Celebs Who Held On To Regular Jobs After Hitting It Big,

Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher has been in the public eye since he played Michael Kelso in That '70s Show, and his success shows no signs of stopping. Despite his secure status as an A-Lister, in 2008, he started working as an assistant freshman football coach at a Los Angeles private school. Apparently, he had always wanted to try coaching after playing football in college, and, since a friend of his was the lead freshman coach, he jumped at the opportunity. However, it seems he was none too popular with his team. One source reported: “The kids want him gone. They think he doesn't know what he’s talking about and can’t stand his tough-guy attitude.”


Cyndi Lauper

Before Cyndi Lauper hit it big, she was in a band called Blue Angel. They got a record deal and made a debut album in 1980, but it tanked. The band broke up as a result, and Cyndi was struggling to pay the bills. She started waitressing at IHOP, though her stint waiting tables was short-lived; she wasn't very good at it, and her boss made a pass at her. In 1981, she got a new solo record deal, and the rest is history.


Jeremy Renner

As an aspiring actor, Avengers and The Hurt Locker star Jeremy Renner paid the bills with a construction job, which eventually led to him flipping houses for a living. Even after achieving Hollywood fame, he kept up his successful house-flipping enterprise. As of 2016, he was still in the real estate biz, admittedly making way more bank.


Nick Offerman

While at the University of Illinois, Nick Offerman studied set design and acting. Eventually, he moved out to Los Angeles and continued to both build and act, making furniture in between acting jobs. He reached mega-fame after his legendary role as Ron Swanson in Parks and Recreation, but he is just as passionate about woodworking as ever. He has his own shop in East Los Angeles, where he makes custom furniture and even teaches classes.


Nikki Blonsky

Nikki Blonsky starred in the massively popular 2007 remake of Hairspray. It was her very first role, and she quickly became a household name. From there, she went on to star in the ABC Family show Huge. However, since then, she has received her cosmetology license and, as of 2011, was working at Superstar Hairstylists in Great Neck, New York, while still auditioning for parts as a working actress. In 2016, she was back on set, filming alongside the likes of Burt Reynolds, Chevy Chase, and Ariel Winter in the 2017-released film Dog Years.


Philip Glass

Philip Glass is widely considered to be one of the most influential composers of the 20th century, as well as a pretty eccentric guy. One quirk of his is the retention of day jobs. After reaching wide acclaim, Philip continued to work as a plumber and a taxi driver. He recalls one unusual plumbing job:

“While working, I suddenly heard a noise and looked up to find Robert Hughes, the art critic of Time magazine, staring at me in disbelief. ‘But you’re Philip Glass! What are you doing here?’ It was obvious that I was installing his dishwasher and I told him I would soon be finished. ‘But you are an artist,’ he protested. I explained that I was an artist but that I was sometimes a plumber as well and that he should go away and let me finish.”


Steven Seagal

Steven Seagal gained fame for his prolific roles as hardened cops and government agents, usually with ponytails. It seems that after all those years of patrolling, he caught the justice bug and took on a variety of small-time law jobs to assuage it. He served as a "peace officer" in Jefferson Parrish, Louisiana, for over 20 years (which led to his A&E TV show Lawman. He is also a volunteer deputy in Santa Fe, New Mexico, as well as Hudspeth County, Texas. In 2011, he also become a $15-an-hour border patrol officer in addition to his other duties, motivated by "a sincere passion for his country."


Tony Danza

In 2009, the Boss of the small screen decided to take on a new role – that of high school English teacher. The actor took a breather from Hollywood for the 2009-2010 academic year, during which he taught at Northeast High School in Philadelphia, PA. After his stint in front of the class, Danza penned his book I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had: My Year as a Rookie Teacher at Northeast High. In the book (and in real life too), Danza advocates for better pay and more respect for public school teachers.


Kevin Jonas

The Jonas Brothers broke up back in 2013, and they all went their separate ways. Kevin Jonas and his wife, Danielle, had their own E! reality show Married to Jonas, which had two seasons before being put on hiatus. Then, in 2014, he shows up out of nowhere on Real Housewives of New Jersey as Kathy Wakile's contractor. When questioned about his past as a musician, he said: "that was my day job, now I'm doing this." He has his own fancy company and everything. Kevin can choose whatever career he wants, but how dare he refer to the Jonas Brothers as a day job?!


Dylan Sprouse

Dylan Sprouse is one half of the Sprouse twins, forever known for their starring roles in The Suite Life of Zack and Cody on Disney Channel. In 2013, Dylan made headlines after being spotted working at a restaurant in Manhattan, and rumors flew that he had lost all of his child-star money. He quickly dispelled those rumors, however, stating that he got the job in order to have a new experience and to get out of the house while double majoring in studio art and poetry at NYU.



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<![CDATA[Dashing Leading Men You Had No Idea Fought In WWII]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/actors-who-fought-in-wwii/brian-guthrie?source=rss

We saw them as our stars – our dashing leading men. We threw awards at them, cheering whenever we saw them, not realizing that many carried honors far greater than those earned on the silver screen – for they were actors who fought in WW2, the bloodiest war in history. Some came back highly decorated for their service. Some of these actors at D-Day might surprise you; others flew high in the sky or manned the ships at sea. 

Hollywood’s 20th-century roster is filled with actors who are veterans. Most were relatively unknown when they stepped forward as a part of that “Greatest Generation” to hold back the forces of evil. Some were already household names, with long careers on the stage and screen under their belts. It made no difference. That was the kind of generation that was – one where it did not matter where you lived or what you did for a living. There was a job to be done, and they went and did it.

Read on for a list of some of Hollywood's most famous stars of last century, all of whom played the role of their life as they helped to defeat the Axis Powers.


Dashing Leading Men You Had No Idea Fought In WWII,

Alec Guinness

Sir Alec Guinness. Just the mere mention of the name brings to mind some of the greatest performances on the big screen. From a dashing Lawrence of Arabia to a prim and proper British officer in a Japanese POW camp, Sir Guinness commanded the stage and screen. When he joined the Royal Navy Reserve, they must have felt obliged to give him a command. He took to the bridge as he had the Shakespearean stage in the years prior to the war, commanding a landing ship during the Allied invasion of Sicily and later taking to the stage in a play promoting the Royal Air Force.  till, none of that, not even his famous roles in such classics as Doctor Zhivago, The Bridge on the River Kwai, and Oliver Twist, could have prepared him for the whiny teenager he would have to lead to war in a galaxy far, far away. Although, come to think of it, his role as Fagin in Oliver Twist should have helped him in dealing with Luke. And, just to prove his command over all things in his view, he led that whiny teenager from beyond the grave! Now, that is an impressive bit of leadership.


Audie Murphy

It's a scene one might see in any war movie. It's January, 1945. American troops are fending off a resurgent Nazi army as it carries out one last desperate attempt to turn the tides of the war. A few soldiers man an outpost with orders to hold it until reinforcements arrive. Unfortunately, the Germans didn't get the memo to wait and attack the outpost with overwhelming force. One soldier orders his comrades to fall back to a better position, but he stays behind with the radio, desperately calling in artillery strikes even as the Germans unleash a torrent of shells on his position. Emptying his M-1 carbine at the oncoming troops, he screams for help into the radio phone. Nearby, a tank destroyer stands ablaze, but, atop it, sits a 50 caliber gun. The soldier jumps atop the stricken vehicle, noticing he feels warm for the first time in a while as he opens fire on the advancing German troops. The whole time, he's calling out for strikes closer and closer to his position. He remains at that position, even after taking shrapnel to his leg, until he runs out of ammunition, all the while wondering how he isn't dead. Many others wonder the same thing.

But that wasn't a scene from a movie. That was what really happened to Audie Murphy as he earned the Medal of Honor – the last item in a long list of accolades – for his actions that day. He earned every medal the Army awarded and five more from France and Belgium. When the war was over, he took the fame he had as a Medal of Honor recipient and, with a little help from James Cagney, turned it into a screen career, one that included the lead in To Hell and Back, a blockbuster account of his own memoirs of the war.


Burt Lancaster

When Burt Lancaster chose to go enlist in the Army, he had little going for him. Once a talented acrobat, an injury had forced him to stop and try other work. That didn't stop him from finding a way to bring those skills to the Army. As a member of the Army's Twenty-First Special Services Division, he traveled with the USO in the show "Stars and Gripes" to entertain soldiers in forward positions in support of the Fifth Army in Italy for three years. After the war, he still had little in the form of prospects. So, he decided to give acting a try, a choice that would eventually include an Academy Award for his role in Elmer Gantry. He even starred in a movie about a disabled trapeze artist, an homage if there ever was one to how his early start in life ended.


Charles Bronson

Starting out in a bad spot in life, Charles Dennis Buchinsky's future looked as bleak as the coal mines he was forced to work in. That is, until the Army drafted him, trained him as an aerial gunner, and shoved him into the cramped compartments aboard the B-29 Superfortress – the same type of plane as the Enola Gay, the bomber that ushered in the Atomic Age. Charles didn't have to worry about carrying a nuclear explosive behind him, but he did have to contend with the vicious defenders of the Japanese home islands. He flew 25 missions and received the Purple Heart for injuries sustained during a raid.  

When the war ended, Buchinsky moved to Hollywood and started picking up bit parts, playing soldiers or sailors in World War II adaptations. On the suggestion of his agent, he changed his name to Bronson and soon earned a reputation as a tough man of few words. It was John Sturges who jump started Bronson's career, casting him in Magnificent Seven and The Great Escape. His roles fit a type, one he had crafted for himself. The tough guy of Hollywood had come a long way from the scrappy boy going to school in a dress.


Charlton Heston

Already aspiring to be an actor, Charlton Heston learned very quickly the great responsibility of knowing something most everyone else doesn't. After he enlisted in the Army Air Corps, he was stationed in the Aleutian Islands in Alaska, attaining a modest rank of Staff Sergeant as he stood watch to defend the only part of American soil to be invaded during that war. Returning to the film stage with a brief role in David Bradley's Julius Caesar, he went on to become one of Hollywood's most famous actors, fame which later brought his service to the country full circle.

In 1983, he was granted a Q-Level security clearance with the Department of Energy, one that gave him access to the nation's top secrets as he provided his voice as narrator for several classified movies and other videos, including the 1989 film Trust but Verify. It just goes to show: When you're the man chosen by God to deliver the most famous laws in history (or at least to star as that man in a movie), it clearly earns you some credit with the powers that be.


Clark Gable

After storming off the screen and leaving a distraught Scarlett standing there as he uttered the words that would become arguably the most famous line in movie history, Clark Gable had no idea what the future held. All he knew was Gone With the Wind was a box office smash (and still sits atop the box office record list when adjusted for inflation), he was living the happiest years of his life, and he had more movies to make. A scant three years later, his beloved wife (actress Carol Lombard) died in a plane crash, so Mr. Gable took off his movie shoes and laced up the boots to fly off and fight in the war. Much to MGM's chagrin, he even flew in combat as an observer gunner in a B-17 mission over Europe, eventually getting assigned a role in the making of a combat film called Combat America.   

Still, for a time, he was right where his late wife had pushed him to be. He earned several medals for his tour, but the most dubious distinction of all wasn't even a medal. You see, the studio heads at MGM weren't the only ones watching him like a hawk. Mr. Gable found himself on Adolf Hitler's list of actors the Fuhrer would pay handsomely for if they were captured and brought to him unscathed. Frankly, Mr. Hitler, Gable just didn't give a damn.


Humphrey Bogart

As America marched off to war, Humphrey Bogart was living up to his famous quote about giving the public a great show. The films he starred in during the opening years of the war have gone on to become cult classics, with Casablanca consistently ranking highly on lists of the greatest movies of all time. Still, he couldn't leave the weary American soldiers and sailors standing forlorn on the tarmac as he uttered an ad lib line about looking at them. So, he joined the USO and went on some of the hardest tours the organization put together across Italy and North Africa – all to bring a moment of fun and entertainment into the hellish lives of the American GI. After that, he still wasn't done, as he joined the Coast Guard reserves in their mission to defend U.S. sovereign waters. Considering his love for the water and the writing of Ernest Hemingway, it wasn't that hard of a role to take on.


James Stewart

In 1939, as Europe reeled in shock from Germany's invasion of Poland, an actor in Hollywood was waiting for the release of a film that, little did he know, would skyrocket him to stardom. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington paved Jimmy Stewart's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but he wasn't done yet. The next year, he won his only Academy Award in five nominations for his role in Philadelphia Story. Everyone expected more success, but they would have to wait five years for it. Thanks to a lapse in his contract with MGM that coincided with Uncle Sam's call to war, Mr. Stewart – after packing on a few extra pounds to be able to enlist – joined the Army Air Corps.  

For years, he wasted away in training commands, like a forgotten star past his time. In 1943, that all changed when he begged to be assigned to a combat squadron. He got his wish: An assignment to a B-24 squadron with orders to Europe. Over the next two years, he flew over 20 combat missions and rose to command several units. When the war was over, he came back a highly decorated hero, boasting two Distinguished Flying Crosses, the French Croix de Guerre, and multiple Air Medals. He also brought back the scars of war, haunted as he was over the loss of 130 airmen in combat. He decided to give Hollywood another go, but the trauma of war showed itself in the roles he chose. The most famous example is George Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life, a film in which he tapped into the raw emotions he was tormented by to bring that character to life. While initially disliked, over time, that movie became the defining role of his career, a character he might not have been able to perform if it hadn't been for the trauma of war.


Paul Newman

A star for the better part of three decades, Paul Newman's shining, Hollywood career almost never happened. In 1944, he served in a variety of roles in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific. Most of his enlistment was uneventful after he was dropped from pilot training when officials discovered his colorblindness. That is, until he and a bunch of replacements received word they were assigned to the U.S.S. Bunker Hill, which was bound for a little island in the west Pacific called Okinawa. As they prepared to leave, his pilot came down with an ear infection, keeping their plane grounded. A young Paul Newman had to watch as the rest of his squadron flew off to the Bunker Hill.

A few days later when the vessel arrived at the Battle of Okinawa, the ship would experience a new kind of terrifying attack: Kamikaze pilots. Two such planes crashed into the carrier and killed over 400 crew members, including part of his squadron. Mr. Newman went on to a long, successful career, the fortuitous recipient of a random infection.


Rock Hudson

Roy Fitzgerald joined the Navy straight out of high school and worked as a mechanic in the Philippines. Even then, he dreamed of being a movie star. His fellow soldiers laughed, as he was a scrawny boy with a very strong shy streak. Little did they know that that shy, skinny boy would later change his name to Rock Hudson and entertain movie goers for decades, including performing a critically acclaimed, lead role in Giant, his only Academy Award-nominated role. In 1956, he starred opposite Doris Day in Pillow Talk, starting off a series of films that lasted into the '60s and rocketed him to heartthrob status with men and women alike. His fame skyrocketed so high, he was offered several famous roles, including Marlon Brando's role in Sayonara and Charlton Heston's in Ben-Hur. Unfortunately for him, he refused to take them in order to take on a moving role in what would be the 1957 box-office failure, Farewell to Arms. However, even that couldn't take the shine off that rock-hard jaw and chiseled chest, a far cry from his earlier, skinny days fighting in America's Navy.



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<![CDATA[28 Celebrities Who Have Porn Star Lookalikes]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/celebrities-who-have-porn-star-lookalikes/nathandavidson?source=rss

Ever watched a show or film and thought the actress reminded you of someone you thought you left in your deleted history? Celebrities who look like pornstars do exist, and you probably just stumbled across one. Though celebrities with pornstar doppelgangers occupy a different side of the screen, they still fall under the same cinematic-gaze as their adult film counterparts. Many adult actresses strive to break into the mainstream market; since Hollywood has a “look,” it stands to reason many actresses of all backgrounds might be celebrity lookalikes.

After making these visual connections, you could theoretically even cast your favorite films using celebrities who look like adult film stars. The list below includes some celebrity porn star lookalikes who just might make it your next fantasy casting. Not the dirty kind, though, you nasty.


28 Celebrities Who Have Porn Star Lookalikes,











Alicia Keys and Anetta Keys










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<![CDATA[Wentworth Miller Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/wentworth-miller-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Wentworth Miller dating? Many famous men have dated Wentworth Miller, and this list will give you more details about these lucky men. Including Wentworth Miller’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Wentworth Miller’s love life. 

This list features Wentworth Miller’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Wentworth Miller has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these guys that Wentworth Miller has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

In August 2013, Wentworth Miller came out as gay. 

This list of Wentworth Miller’s boyfriends and girlfriends includes Luke Macfarlane and Mark Liddell.

Check out the list of men Wentworth Miller has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Wentworth Miller Loves and Hookups,

Kristoffer Cusick

Kristoffer Cusick is rumored to have hooked up with Wentworth Miller.


Luke Macfarlane

Luke Macfarlane and Wentworth Miller reportedly dated from 2007 to 2008. 


Mariana Klaveno

In 2006, Wentworth Miller and Mariana Klaveno were rumored to be dating, as they were often seen out together. They claimed to just be friends.


Mark Liddell

Mark Liddell and Wentworth Miller had an encounter in 2008.


Amie Bice

Amie Bice is rumored to have hooked up with Wentworth Miller in April 2007.



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<![CDATA[Ed Westwick Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/ed-westwick-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Ed Westwick dating? Many famous women have dated Ed Westwick, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Ed Westwick’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Ed Westwick’s love life. 

This list features Ed Westwick’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Ed Westwick has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Ed Westwick has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Ed Westwick is currently dating Jessica Serfaty, a model. 

This list of Ed Westwick’s girlfriends includes Jessica Szohr, Phoebe Tonkin, and Drew Barrymore.

Check out the list of women Ed Westwick has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Ed Westwick Loves and Hookups,

Alison Mosshart

Ed Westwick was rumored to be dating The Kills singer Alison Mosshart in August 2008.


Drew Barrymore

On September 24, 2008, Ed Westwick was photographed kissing Drew Barrymore at a Kings of Leon concert. 


Phoebe Tonkin

In early 2011, Phoebe Tonkin was rumored to be hooking up with Ed Westwick. 


Jessica Szohr

Gossip Girl costars Jessica Szohr and Ed Westwick dated from December 2008 to 2013.


Jessica Serfaty

Ed Westwick started dating model Jessica Serfaty in May 2017. 



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<![CDATA[Abigail Breslin Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/abigail-breslin-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Abigail Breslin dating? Many famous men have dated Abigail Breslin, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Abigail Breslin’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Abigail Breslin’s love life. 

This list features Abigail Breslin’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Abigail Breslin has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Abigail Breslin has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Abigail Breslin is currently dating Freddie Highmore. 

This list of Abigail Breslin’s boyfriends includes Jack Barakat and Michael Clifford.

Check out the list of men Abigail Breslin has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Abigail Breslin Loves and Hookups,

Freddie Highmore

In November 2016, Abigail Breslin began dating British actor Freddie Highmore. 


Tom Sturridge

Abigail Breslin dated actor Tom Sturridge in 2014. 


Michael Clifford

Abigail Breslin was rumored to be hooking up with 5 Seconds of Summer member Michael Clifford in fall 2013. 


Jack Barakat

Abigail Breslin was rumored to be dating All Time Low frontman Jack Barakat in 2013. She was only 17 at the time, while the singer was 25. 



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<![CDATA[Blake Lively Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/blake-lively-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Blake Lively dating? Many famous men have dated Blake Lively, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Blake Lively’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Blake Lively’s love life. 

This list features Blake Lively’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Blake Lively has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Blake Lively has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Blake Lively is currently married to Ryan Reynolds. They have been together since 2011 and have two daughters. 

This list of Blake Lively’s boyfriends includes Leonardo DiCaprio and Penn Badgley.

Check out the list of men Blake Lively has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Blake Lively Loves and Hookups,

Leonardo DiCaprio

Blake Lively and Leonardo DiCaprio dated for about 5 months, spending time in France and the US together over a fun-filled summer. They split in October 2011.


Penn Dayton Badgley

Gossip Girl costars Blake Lively and Penn Badgley were in a relationship from 2007 to 2010. 


Ryan Gosling

In 2010, Blake Lively was rumored to be dating Ryan Gosling. 


Ryan Reynolds

After meeting on the set of Green Lantern in 2010, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds began dating in October 2011. In June 2012, they bought a home in Bedford, New York, and got married on September 9, 2012. They have two daughters, one born in December 2014, the other in September 2016.


Kelly Blatz

Blake Lively dated her Simon Says costar Kelly Blatz from 2004 to 2007. 



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<![CDATA[12 Actors Who Spoiled Their Own Character's Death]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/actors-who-spoiled-their-character-deaths/mason-weigel?source=rss

You know what sucks? Watching a movie or TV show when you already know a major plot point that was supposed to be a secret. You can blame a fair number of day-ruining reveals on actors who spoiled their character deaths, but then, can you really blame the actor? Between talk shows, press tours, and social media, it's a shock any movie or show manages to keep a lid on spoilers. Especially when every interviewer and question seem intent on peeling away any and all mystery that an upcoming release may hold. Perhaps the real surprise is that there aren't more actors who ruined their character's death.

On top of the press blitzes, you've got the Sherlock Holmes-level of sleuthing that occurs online to analyze the slightest of details in interviews, trailers, publicity stills, and set photos no one was supposed to see before a movie came out. To be fair, most actors who spoil death scenes aren't doing so by revealing clues some obsessive blogger decodes; they just kind of spill the beans without really being prompted. But it's gotta be tiring to do multiple interviews every day for weeks or months, while traveling around the world. Something's bound to slip out at some point. Actors who spoiled their deaths need empathy more than ire. 


12 Actors Who Spoiled Their Own Character's Death,

Harrison Ford

Hollywood legend Harrison Ford has played one of the most totemic characters in cinema since 1977 (Han Solo, in case you were wondering). For some time, he's been vocal about his desire to kill Han Solo in a manner that would provide a fitting send off.

In 2015, Ford appeared, along with JJ Abrams, on Conan to promote The Force Awakens. He reiterated his desire to kill the character in a meaningful way that would lend gravitas to his journey, and mentioned having harbored this wish since Return of the Jedi. Conan offered perhaps even more damning spoilers by leading into questions about Ford's wish by saying "Harrison, you've tried for years to get the character of Han Solo killed. You went out of your way to kill Han Solo."


Ian McShane

Ian McShane is an HBO veteran, having played classic foul-mouthed antihero Al Swearengen in Deadwood. Fans of the charismatic actor were psyched to hear he would be appearing in Season 6 of Game of Thrones. As with most thing GoT, who he was playing and what he'd be doing were kept secret.

That is, until McShane stated in an interview he'd bring back a character thought dead, adding, "I wasn't sure whether I could commit, but then they said it would be only one episode, so I said 'So that means I must die at the end of it. Great, I'm in.'"

In response to the backlash of his disregard for the usually very secretive and spoiler-fearing show, McShane said, "I was accused of giving the plot away, but I just think get a f*cking life! It's only tits and dragons." 


Michael Cudlitz

The cliffhanger of The Walking Dead's Season 6 finale was an infamous point of contention set to be answered in the Season 7 premiere. Who Negan's victim would be was a well-guarded secret. At least until Michael Cudlitz, who played Abraham, let slip on Twitter that his time on the show was coming to an end. Interestingly, the wording of his tweet led many to assume it was another cast member who would be biting the dust. Before too much damage was done, he changed the tweet, but it's surprising a bigger deal wasn't made of the flub.


Patrick Stewart

Like Hugh Jackman, who spoiled Wolverine's fate in Logan, Patrick Stewart was a mainstay of the X-Men franchise for 17 years. When it came time to end Logan's run, Stewart chimed in "I'm done too. It's all over." He also said, while discussing the end of the film in the interview above, "Charles's story is over by then, though I can't go into details." Not an explicit spoiler, but pretty obvious. 

While touting the film as Jackman's last appearance as Wolverine served as an effective marketing tactic, Stewart's reinforcement made it clear that in an age in which sequels are inevitable, the only way out is death. 


Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L Jackson is one of the most successful actors of all time. Between the Marvel franchise and the Star Wars prequels, the man rakes in dough. When Jackson was asked, prior to Episode III's release, what fate awaited his character, he replied "Dying!" before adding that he made George Lucas promise his character wouldn't go out "like some bitch." Never change, Sam, never change.

In Jackson's defense, he didn't see his reveal as a spoiler. As Jackson explained, “Well, when number four starts there are only, what, four Jedi left. There’s Luke, Obi-Wan, Yoda, and Darth Vader, is it? Everybody else has been assassinated, killed, wiped out, something."


Will Smith

I Am Legend is one in a long line of film adaptations of a novel of the same name, released in 1954. Given the two high-profile direct film adaptations and many iterations on the same theme (28 Days Later, for example), Will Smith apparently assumed everyone already knew the fate of his character. That's the only reasonable explanation for why the Fresh Prince gave away the ending of the film at a press conference in Tokyo, resulting in the film's producer and co-screenwriter Akiva Goldsman pleading, "Don't give away the ending!"

Not that it mattered. The film made nearly $600 million worldwide anyway.


Hugh Jackman

This is an interesting example of how spoiling a character's death, or at the very least hinting HARD at it, can actually improve a film by increasing audience anticipation and creating a narrative of completeness and closure. Hugh Jackman's 17-year tenure as Wolverine came to an end with Logan.  Since ol' Wolvie barely ages, it became clear during Jackman's press tour for the film the only way for the actor to walk away would be to kill the character.

After months of discussing the finality of Logan without explicitly spoiling anything, Jackman revealed Wolverine's fate in an interview with Entertainment Weekly conducted before the film's release and published a day after it arrive in theaters: “As soon as I saw the script, I got it. Logan is someone who is most scared of intimacy, and so he wants to be alone and do things for himself. The idea that, in the end, he must give his life to save someone else… I thought that was really powerful.”


Sonequa Martin

An indirect spoiling, but a big one nonetheless. Sonequa Martin-Green's character Sasha was a major player on The Walking Dead. Prior to the Season 7 finale, many were rushing to figure out who would be the next major victim of the fatal series. That mystery was quickly answered when Green was cast in CBS's Star Trek: Discovery. Naturally, fans were quick to piece information together. When Sasha's sudden death finally arrived in the Season 7 finale, after the character had spent 5 seasons rising through the ranks, it wasn't met with the shock AMC may have been hoping for.


Finn Jones

Before Season 6 began, Finn Jones, a Game of Thrones cast member since Season 1, revealed he would be playing the titular character of Netflix's Iron Fist. The casting news made it clear ol' Loras Tyrell wouldn't make it past the Season 6 finale, since playing the lead in a Marvel show is a tremendous commitment, given the appearances it requires in related Marvel shows. Poor guy got roasted by Cersei, then by critics for his performance in Iron Fist


Jiang Wen

Disney's acquisition of Star Wars means you're in for a lifetime spent in a galaxy far, far away. The anticipation for new films was seen clearly with The Force Awakens in 2015. As the release of Rogue One, the first standalone Star Wars story, loomed in 2016, many were curious as to just how things would connect; would these characters reappear in other films, as many Marvel characters do (Disney does, after all, own both universes)?

That mystery was answered before audiences even stepped into theaters to see the film. when actor Jiang Wen, who played Baze Malbus, gave away that Chirrut Îmwe (Donnie Yen) wouldn't survive. This reveal led many to conclude that Rogue One's band of rebels wouldn't be back. Wen directly spoiled the death of another character and, in doing so, inadvertently revealed what would have been an otherwise shocking climax in which everybody gets killed. 



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<![CDATA[Lucy Hale Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/lucy-hale-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Lucy Hale dating? Many famous men have dated Lucy Hale, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Lucy Hale’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Lucy Hale’s love life. 

This list features Lucy Hale’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Lucy Hale has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Lucy Hale has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Lucy Hale’s boyfriends includes Anthony Kalabretta and Adam Pitts.

Check out the list of men Lucy Hale has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Lucy Hale Loves and Hookups,

Tony Oller

MKTO singer Tony Oller was rumored to be dating Lucy Hale in 2015.


Chris Zylka

Actor Chris Zylka and Lucy Hale dated from January to September 2012.


Graham Rogers

In 2013, Lucy Hale briefly dated actor Graham Rogers. 


Joel Crouse

Lucy Hale dated country singer Joel Crouse for a few months in 2014. 


Adam Pitts

Lucy Hale dated musician Adam Pitts from August 2014 to March 2015.


Anthony Kalabretta

Anthony Kalabretta and Lucy Hale dated from June 2015 to May 2017.



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<![CDATA[Nina Dobrev Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/nina-dobrev-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Nina Dobrev dating? Many famous men have dated Nina Dobrev, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Nina Dobrev’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Nina Dobrev’s love life. 

This list features Nina Dobrev’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Nina Dobrev has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Nina Dobrev has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Nina Dobrev’s boyfriends includes Ian Somerhalder and Austin Stowell.

Check out the list of men Nina Dobrev has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Nina Dobrev Loves and Hookups,

Derek Hough

Nina Dobrev briefly dated dancer Derek Hough in fall 2013. 


Ian Somerhalder

From 2010 to 2013, Nina Dobrev dated her Vampire Diaries costar Ian Somerhalder.


Liam Hemsworth

In 2014, Nina Dobrev was rumored to be hooking up with Liam Hemsworth after the two were seen kissing in public. 


Ben Hollingsworth

Nina Dobrev dated actor Ben Hollingsworth from 2006 to 2009.  


Glen Powell

Glen Powell was rumored to be dating Nina Dobrev in January 2017.


Austin Stowell

After dating for almost a year, Nina Dobrev broke up with actor Austin Stowell in early 2016. 


Evan Williams

Evan Williams and Nina Dobrev dated from 2009 to 2010.



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<![CDATA[James Franco Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/james-franco-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is James Franco dating? Many famous women have dated James Franco, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including James Franco’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about James Franco’s love life. 

This list features James Franco’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that James Franco has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that James Franco has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of James Franco’s girlfriends includes Amanda Seyfried, Ahna O'Reilly, and Lindsay Lohan.

Check out the list of women James Franco has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


James Franco Loves and Hookups,

Agyness Deyn

James Franco dated British model Agyness Deyn in 2011. 


Amanda Seyfried

James Franco was rumored to be dating his Lovelace costar Amanda Seyfried in 2013. 


Ashley Hartman

James Franco and singer Ashley Hartman dated for about a year in 2004.


Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan revealed that she had a one night stand with James Franco in March 2005, while they were both staying at the Chateau Marmont hotel. In the 2013 movie This Is the End, Franco, who plays himself in the movie, confessed that he did indeed have sex with Lohan. 


Marla Sokoloff

After working together on 2000's Whatever It Takes, James Franco and Marla Sokoloff dated for a few years. 


Sienna Miller

While shooting 2008's Camille together, Sienna Miller and James Franco were spotted spending a lot of time together, but both have denied anything romantic happening. 


Emilia Clarke

In 2013, James Franco was rumored to be dating Emilia Clarke with even talks of engagement. Neither has confirmed. 


Lana Del Rey

In 2014, rumors of James Franco and singer Lana Del Rey hooking up sparked after a series of social media flirting. 


Ahna O'Reilly

From 2006 to 2011, James Franco dated actress Ahna O'Reilly. The two reportedly broke up because Franco was spending most of his time studying in the east coast.


Erin Johnson

Model Erin Johnson is rumored to have hooked up with James Franco in August 2014.



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<![CDATA[Alexander Skarsgård Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/alexander-skarsgard-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Alexander Skarsgard dating? Many famous women have dated Alexander Skarsgard, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Alexander Skarsgard’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Alexander Skarsgard’s love life. 

This list features Alexander Skarsgard’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Alexander Skarsgard has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Alexander Skarsgard has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Alexander Skarsgard is currently dating Alexa Chung. 

This list of Alexander Skarsgard’s girlfriends includes Kate Bosworth and Alicia Vikander.

Check out the list of women Alexander Skarsgard has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Alexander Skarsgård Loves and Hookups,

Alexa Chung

Alexander Skarsgård and British model and fashion journalist Alexa Chung have been dating since May 2015.


Anne Vyalitsyna

Alexander Skarsgård and Victoria's Secret model Anne Vyalitsyna reportedly started seeing each other in summer of 2012, but the rumors never became something more. 


Charlize Theron

Alexander Skarsgård and Charlize Theron were seen together multiple times throughout 2012, but nothing was confirmed.


Evan Rachel Wood

Although neither has confirmed dating rumors, Evan Rachel Wood revealed in a 2010 interview that she dated a True Blood costar, leading many to assume she was talking about Alexander Skarsgard.


Izabella Miko

In 2009, Alexander Skarsgård and Coyote Ugly star Izabella Miko were rumored to be hooking up.


Kate Bosworth

Alexander Skarsgård and actress Kate Bosworth dated from October 2009 to July 2011.


Katie Holmes

After Alexander Skarsgard and Katie Holmes played husband and wife in 2014's The Giver, rumors of them hooking up started, which both denied.


Elizabeth Olsen

After they were seen chatting at an Oscars party in 2012, rumors started flying that they might be an item. When asked about it, though, Elizabeth Olsen pointed out two people talking doesn't equal a relationship.


Margot Robbie

Alexander Skarsgård was rumored to have hooked up with Margot Robbie, while filming The Legend of Tarzan in 2014. 


Alicia Vikander

Alexander Skarsgård and Alicia Vikander were linked from 2012 to 2013, but both actors separately shut down the rumors of a romance.



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<![CDATA[Josh Hutcherson Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/josh-hutcherson-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Josh Hutcherson dating? Many famous women have dated Josh Hutcherson, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Josh Hutcherson’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Josh Hutcherson’s love life. 

This list features Josh Hutcherson’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Josh Hutcherson has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Josh Hutcherson has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Josh Hutcherson is currently dating Claudia Traisac. 

This list of Josh Hutcherson’s girlfriends includes Vanessa Hudgens and Victoria Justice.

Check out the list of women Josh Hutcherson has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Josh Hutcherson Loves and Hookups,

AnnaSophia Robb

In 2007, Josh Hutcherson dated his Bridge to Terabithia costar AnnaSophia Robb. 


Chloe Bridges

Actress Chloe Bridges is rumored to have hooked up with Josh Hutcherson in 2012.


Vanessa Hudgens

Josh Hutcherson and Vanessa Hudgens admitted they dated briefly during 2011.


Victoria Justice

Josh Hutcherson and Victoria Justice dated from January 2008 to March 2009.


Francia Raisa

In 2012, Josh Hutcherson was seen going into actress Francia Rasia's Los Angeles home, which sparked rumors of them hooking up. 


Claudia Traisac

Josh Hutcherson and Claudia Traisac met while filming Paradise Lost in 2013, and were seen kissing in public a few months later, confirming their relationship. 


Rochella Danishei

From 2009 to 2011, Josh Hutcherson dated singer Rochella Danishei. 


Shannon Marie Wada

Josh Hutcherson dated Shannon Marie Wada back in 2003. They dated for three years before splitting up. 


Lanchen Mihalic

Josh Hutcherson and model Lanchen Mihalic first started dating in 2009. After breaking up for a few years, the two were seen together again in 2012. 



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<![CDATA[Tom Hiddleston Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/tom-hiddleston-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Tom Hiddleston dating? Many famous women have dated Tom Hiddleston, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Tom Hiddleston’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Tom Hiddleston’s love life. 

This list features Tom Hiddleston’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Tom Hiddleston has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Tom Hiddleston has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Tom Hiddleston’s girlfriends includes Taylor Swift and Elizabeth Olsen.

Check out the list of women Tom Hiddleston has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Tom Hiddleston Loves and Hookups,

Kat Dennings

In 2010, Tom Hiddleston was rumored to be hooking up with Thor costar Kat Dennings. 


Taylor Swift

Tom Hiddleston dated musician Taylor Swift from June 2016 to September 2016. 


Lara Pulver

In July 2013, Tom Hiddleston and actress Lara Pulver were photographed going out to dinner together, which inevitably sparked some dating rumors. However, two haven't been spotted again since.


Susannah Fielding

After meeting on the set of the BBC show Wallander in 2008, Tom Hiddleston and actress Susannah Fielding dated for several years, but broke up in 2011. 


Elizabeth Olsen

Tom Hiddleston was rumored to have dated I Saw the Light costar Elizabeth Olsen in 2015.


Jessica Chastain

Tom Hiddleston was rumored to be dating Jessica Chastain in 2013. 



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<![CDATA[Chandler Parsons Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/chandler-parsons-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Chandler Parsons dating? Many famous women have dated Chandler Parsons, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Chandler Parsons’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Chandler Parsons’s love life. 

This list features Chandler Parsons’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Chandler Parsons has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Chandler Parsons has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Chandler Parsons’s girlfriends includes Bella Thorne, Christina Perri, and Kendall Jenner.

Check out the list of women Chandler Parsons has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Chandler Parsons Loves and Hookups,

Toni Garrn

Model Toni Garrn and Chandler Parsons dated from 2015 to 2016.


Bella Thorne

In early 2017, Chandler Parsons dated actress Bella Thorne for a few months. 


KC Concepcion

In October 2013, Chandler Parsons reportedly went on a date with Filipina actress KC Concepcion, but the two remained just friends after. 


Kendall

Chandler Parsons was rumored to have hooked up with Kendall Jenner back in 2014. They were also spotted being flirty with each other in early 2016 as well. 


Christina Perri

From 2014 to 2015, Chandler Parsons dated musician Christina Perri. 


Savannah Chrisley

Savannah Chrisley is rumored to have hooked up with Chandler Parsons in February 2017. She later denied it in an Instagram post. 


Robyn Crowley

Chandler Parsons dated Robyn Crowley from 2011 to 2013.



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<![CDATA[Famous Artists Who Committed Suicide]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/famous-artists-who-committed-suicide/celebrity-lists?source=rss

Painters, photographers, and sculptors pour their emotions into their work - and for some artists, those emotions aren't always easy. Many notable artists have committed suicide, and several did so after suffering from depression for many years. Some famous artist suicides have been debated as being cover-ups for foul play.

Who are some famous artists who committed suicide? On July 29, 1890, Vincent van Gogh died from a gunshot wound to the stomach. His death is believed to have been a suicide, as he struggled with mental illness throughout his life, but some suspect foul play. On February 25, 1970, Mark Rothko committed suicide by slitting his wrists and overdosing on antidepressants at the age of 66. Other famous artists who committed suicide include Spider Martin, Kay Sage, and Antonin Moine.

Are you surprised that so many talented artists killed themselves? Take a look at this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.


Famous Artists Who Committed Suicide,

Alfred Henry Maurer

On August 4, 1932, painter Alfred Henry Maurer committed suicide at the age of 64. Although many love his work today, he did not achieve widespread success in his lifetime.


Diane Arbus

On July 26, 1971, photographer Diane Arbus committed suicide by slitting her wrists and overdosing on barbiturates at the age of 48. She had written, "The last supper," in her journal, which lay open on her desk.


Edward Matthew Ward

On January 15, 1879, painter Edward Matthew Ward committed suicide at the age of 63. He had reportedly been suffering from depression and a painful, debilitating illness at the time of his death.


Gregory Gillespie

On April 26, 2000, Gregory Gillespie committed suicide by hanging at the age of 63. He was known for combining fantasy and realism with his striking paintings.


John William Godward

Painter John William Godward committed suicide on December 13, 1922, at the age of 61. Reportedly, he wrote in his suicide not that the world was not big enough for him and Pablo Picasso.


Kay Sage

On January 8, 1963, surrealist painter Kay Sage committed suicide by shooting herself in the heart at the age of 64. She had reportedly become a recluse following her husband's death in 1955, and had previously attempted suicide in 1959.


Mark Rothko

On February 25, 1970, painter Mark Rothko committed suicide by slitting his wrists and overdosing on antidepressants at the age of 66. He was found on the floor of his studio lying in a pool of blood, which was reminiscent of his style of work.


Spider Martin

Spider Martin committed suicide in 2003. He captured photographs of the historic Selma March and other events in the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s.


Vincent van Gogh

On July 29, 1890, painter Vincent van Gogh died from a gunshot wound to the stomach. His death is believed to have been a suicide, as he struggled with mental illness throughout his life, but some suspect foul play.


Antonin Moine

French sculptor Antonin Moine committed suicide in 1849.



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<![CDATA[Famous Models Who Committed Suicide]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/famous-models-who-committed-suicide/celebrity-lists?source=rss

Beauty and glamour can sometimes mask a hidden pain. That seems to be the case for these famous male and female models who committed suicide. Many of these notable models who killed themselves did so after suffering from depression for many years. Some famous model suicides have been debated as being cover-ups for foul play.

Who are some famous models who committed suicide? On July 1, 1996, Margaux Hemingway died of a barbiturate overdose at the age of 42. Her death was later ruled a suicide. Many members of her family have taken their own lives, including her grandfather, Ernest Hemingway. On March 17, 2014, L'Wren Scott committed suicide by hanging at the age of 49. She had recently split up with her longtime boyfriend, Mick Jagger.

On April 22, 2010, Ambrose Olsen committed suicide by hanging at the age of 24. He was found dead in his apartment by another model. Other famous models who took their own life include Gia Allemand, Daul Kim, and Nafisa Joseph.

Why do you think so many models have committed suicide? Take a look at this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.


Famous Models Who Committed Suicide,

Lois Hamilton

On December 23, 1999, Lois Hamilton committed suicide by overdosing on sleeping pills at the age of 47. Earlier that year, she had been involved in a terrible car accident that left her with a broken jaw, vertebrae, and hip.


Maggie McNamara

On February 18, 1978, Maggie McNamara committed suicide by overdosing on barbiturates at the age of 49. She had been working as a typist and writing scripts at the time of her death.


Margaux Hemingway

On July 1, 1996, Margaux Hemingway died of a barbiturate overdose at the age of 42. Her death was later ruled a suicide. Many members of her family have taken their own lives, including her grandfather, Ernest Hemingway.


Nafisa Joseph

Nafisa Joseph committed suicide by hanging on July 20, 2004, at the age of 25. She was reportedly upset about her fiance's behavior during the time prior to her death.


Woo Seung-yeon

On April 27, 2009, Woo Seung-yeon committed suicide by hanging at the age of 25. She had reportedly been treated for depression shortly before her death.


Charlotte Dawson

Charlotte Dawson committed suicide on February 22, 2014, at the age of 47. She had attempted to take her own life two years earlier after receiving massive amounts of abuse on Twitter.


Daul Kim

On November 19, 2009, Daul Kim committed suicide by hanging at the age of 20. Her final blog post entry read, "Say hi to forever."


Gia Allemand

Gia Allemand died in the hospital on August 14, 2013, two days after she attempted suicide by hanging. The 29-year-old TV star was reportedly distraught over her belief that her boyfriend, NBA player Ryan Anderson, had cheated on her.


Yu-ri Kim

On April 18, 2011, Yu-ri Kim committed suicide by consuming poison at the age of 21.


L'Wren Scott

On March 17, 2014, model and designer L'Wren Scott committed suicide by hanging at the age of 49. She had recently split up with her longtime boyfriend, Mick Jagger.



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<![CDATA[12 Surprising Stories Behind Famous Stage Names]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/stories-behind-famous-stage-names/hugh-landman?source=rss

What's in a name? For an actor, actress, or pop star, that name is a brand, identity, and image - so, to answer the question, a lot. Perhaps that's why there are so many celebrities with stage names. And the surprising stage name stories behind those famed monikers can be fascinating. The stories behind famous stage names reveal personal details about difficult childhoods, or reflect the fear that a narrow-minded public would not accept an actor's ethnicity. Of course, there are funny stories, too, involving wordplay and comic book superheroes.

How do celebrities pick their names? In some cases, how stars got their stage names is the stuff of Hollywood lore. Plenty of fans know that Nicholas Cage was born a Coppola - but have you heard the wonderfully geeky inspiration for his professional moniker? And then there's Katy Perry; she shares her birth name with another notable celeb. The stories behind these famous stage names shed new light on some of your favorite stars, whether their new identities are more practical or downright silly.


12 Surprising Stories Behind Famous Stage Names,

Michael Caine

Sir Michael Caine is a world-renowned actor famous for his distinctive accent and range of talents. The actor was born Maurice Micklewhite, but changed his name after the premiere of the 1954 film The Caine Mutiny. But the new name wasn't legal until 2016, when Caine was 83 - he finally got tired of being asked why the name on his passport didn't match his picture.


Albert Brooks

Albert Brooks is a comic genius, so in a way he lived up to the standard set by his namesake: Albert Einstein. Albert Lawrence Einstein never knew why his parents chose the name, and was sometimes teased in school. He changed his surname in his teens when he entered show biz.


Ben Kingsley

Ben Kingsley was born Krishna Bhanji, but feared that a foreign-sounding name would hurt his ability to get roles in the 1960s theater scene. His father was a Kenyan doctor with Indian ancestry and his mother was an English actress. Kingsley followed his mother to a career on the stage, and adopted the name "Ben" in honor of his father, who was called by that nickname in college.


Jamie Foxx

One night at a comedy show, Eric Morlon Bishop walked up to the signup sheet and wrote "Jamie Foxx," thinking that a unisex name would get him chosen to perform. It worked, and the rest is Oscar-winning history.


Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix was born Joaquin Rafael Bottom in Puerto Rico to American parents working as missionaries. Over the years, the family moved to different countries in the Americas, and changed their last name to Phoenix to symbolize their new start. Joaquin and his siblings entered Hollywood with the new surname.


Louis C.K.

Louis C.K. was born in Washington, D.C., to an American mother and a Mexican-Hungarian father. Of course, he wasn't born with initials for a last name: his real surname is Szekely. The super-successful comedian adopted the two-letter moniker to spare people from struggling with the pronunciation of his birth name.


Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Kim Coppola is probably unknown to most people, because he goes by the screen name Nicolas Cage. The actor didn't want the fame of his uncle, director Francis Ford Coppola, to influence his career, so he picked a pseudonym. He chose Cage as a last name in honor of Luke Cage, the Marvel hero.


Portia de Rossi

Actress Portia de Rossi was born Amanda Rogers and grew up in Australia. When she was 15, she did what she called "the most daring thing" she had done and changed her name to Portia de Rossi. "Portia" came from Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, while "de Rossi" sounded exotic to the star.


Tom Cruise

Action star Tom Cruise was born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV in Syracuse, NY. He decided to become an actor at the age of 16, and changed his name, too - his parents got divorced, and his new name reflected how he didn't identify with his father. Whether due to the name change or not, Cruise has seen tremendous success in his career; he's worth nearly half a billion dollars.


Katy Perry

Katy Perry was born Katheryn Hudson, but changed her name for an obvious reason: she didn't want to be confused with the actress Kate Hudson. The new name trick seems to have worked, as Perry has played everywhere from the Super Bowl to Saturday Night Live, and has earned record-setting numbers of hits.



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<![CDATA[Phoebe Tonkin Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/phoebe-tonkin-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Phoebe Tonkin dating? Many famous men have dated Phoebe Tonkin, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Phoebe Tonkin’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Phoebe Tonkin’s love life. 

This list features Phoebe Tonkin’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Phoebe Tonkin has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Phoebe Tonkin has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Phoebe Tonkin’s boyfriends includes Paul Wesley and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

Check out the list of men Phoebe Tonkin has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Phoebe Tonkin Loves and Hookups,

Ed Westwick

In early 2011, Phoebe Tonkin was rumored to be hooking up with Ed Westwick. 


Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Phoebe Tonkin is rumored to have hooked up with Joseph Gordon-Levitt in January 2012.


Paul Wesley

Phoebe Tonkin dated her Vampire Diaries costar Paul Wesley from September 2013 to March 2017. 


Tom Felton

Phoebe Tonkin dated actor Tom Felton from 2006 to 2008.


Xavier Samuel

Xavier Samuel and Phoebe Tonkin dated from April to December 2011.


Chris Zylka

From February to April 2013, Phoebe Tonkin dated her Secret Circle costar Chris Zylka. 



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<![CDATA[Cara Delevingne Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/cara-delevingne-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Cara Delevingne dating? Many famous men and women have dated Cara Delevingne, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes and ladies. Including Cara Delevingne’s current boyfriend, current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Cara Delevingne’s love life. 

This list features Cara Delevingne’s ex-boyfriends and ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men and women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men and girls that Cara Delevingne has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men and women that Cara Delevingne has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Cara Delevingne’s boyfriends and girlfriends includes St. Vincent and Michelle Rodriguez.

Check out the list of men and women Cara Delevingne has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Cara Delevingne Loves and Hookups,

Jay Electronica

In 2012, Cara Delevingne was rumored to have hooked up with Jay Electronica. 


Michelle Rodriguez

In 2014, Cara Delevingne dated actress Michelle Rodriguez.  


Jack O'Connell

In late 2014, rumors of Cara Delevingne hooking up with Tulip Fever costar Jack O'Connell sparked after she uploaded pictures of his neck covered in hickeys. 


St. Vincent

Cara Delevingne dated musician St. Vincent for over a year and a half until they broke up in September 2016. 


Rita Ora

Cara Delevingne was rumored to have hooked up with singer Rita Ora in 2011.


Harry Styles

Cara Delevingne is rumored to have hooked up with Harry Styles in 2012.


Jake Bugg

Cara Delevingne broke up with singer Jake Bugg after dating for five months in 2013. 


Gary Beadle

In 2013, rumors of Cara Delevingne and reality TV star Gaz Beadle hooking up started up after a string of flirty phone calls and tweets. 



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<![CDATA[Lily Collins Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/lilu-collins-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Lily Collins dating? Many famous men have dated Lily Collins, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Lily Collins’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Lily Collins’s love life. 

This list features Lily Collins’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Lily Collins has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Lily Collins has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Lily Collins’s boyfriends includes Chris Evans and Jamie Campbell Bower.

Check out the list of men Lily Collins has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Lily Collins Loves and Hookups,

Chris Evans

Lily Collins briefly dated actor Chris Evans in 2015. 


Taylor Lautner

In 2011, Lily Collins reportedly dated her Abduction costar Taylor Lautner. 
 


Zac Efron

In early 2012, Lily Collins and actor Zac Efron reportedly dated. They were seen holding hands at Disneyland in 2013.  


Jamie Campbell Bower

In 2012, Lily Collins began dating her The Mortal Instruments costar Jamie Campbell Bower. They broke up a year later. In 2015, they got back together, but split later that year. 


Nick Jonas

In early 2016, Lily Collins reportedly went on several dates with Nick Jonas. 


Chord Overstreet

Lily Collins was rumored to be hooking up with actor Chord Overstreet in 2012. 


Riley Harper

Lily Collins and stuntman Riley Harper dated from August 2009 to September 2010.


Thomas Cocquerel

Lily Collins and actor Thomas Cocquerel were rumored to be dating in February 2014.
 


Matt Easton

In 2014, Lily Collins was rumored to be dating photographer Matt Easton.



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<![CDATA[Henry Cavill Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/henry-cavill-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Henry Cavill dating? Many famous women have dated Henry Cavill, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Henry Cavill’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Henry Cavill’s love life. 

This list features Henry Cavill’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Henry Cavill has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Henry Cavill has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Henry Cavill’s girlfriends includes Kaley Cuoco and Gina Carano.

Check out the list of women Henry Cavill has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Henry Cavill Loves and Hookups,

Ellen Whitaker

Henry Cavill was engaged to English showjumper Ellen Whitaker for four months. They later split in 2012. 


Gina Carano

Henry Cavill and MMA fighter-turned-actress Gina Carano made their first official appearance at the 2013 Critics Choice Awards in January. After splitting up in May 2013, they rekindled their romance later that year. The couple ultimately broke up again in December 2014. 


Kaley Cuoco

Henry Cavill and actress Kaley Cuoco shared a short fling in summer 2013. 


Tara King

In 2016, Henry Cavill briefly dated Tara King who was 14 years younger. 



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<![CDATA[Ashley Benson Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/ashley-benson-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Ashley Benson dating? Many famous men have dated Ashley Benson, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Ashley Benson’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Ashley Benson’s love life. 

This list features Ashley Benson’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Ashley Benson has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Ashley Benson has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Ashley Benson’s boyfriends includes Ryan Good and Tyler Blackburn.

Check out the list of men Ashley Benson has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Ashley Benson Loves and Hookups,

Nat Wolff

In October 2015, Ashley Benson was spotted holding hands with actor Nat Wolff. 


Taylor Lautner

Ashley Benson was rumored to be dating actor Taylor Lautner in fall 2015. 


Chord Overstreet

After being spotted leaving a hotel together in 2012, Ashley Benson and actor Chord Overstreet were rumored to be hooking up. 


Justin Thorne

Before she was famous, Ashley Benson dated NLT and One Call member Justin Thorne. She even appeared in his boy band's music video for "Blacklight."


Tyler Blackburn

In 2015, Ashley Benson was spotted kissing her Pretty Little Liars costar Tyler Blackburn at Coachella. Despite rumors of hooking up, the two friends have denied anything romantic happening between them.  


Ryan Good

Since 2011, Ashley Benson and Ryan Good have been in an on-and-off relationship. The couple reportedly split for good in late 2016. 

 



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<![CDATA[Taylor Lautner Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/taylor-lautner-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Taylor Lautner dating? Many famous women have dated Taylor Lautner, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Taylor Lautner’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Taylor Lautner’s love life. 

This list features Taylor Lautner’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Taylor Lautner has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Taylor Lautner has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Taylor Lautner is currently dating Billie Lourd. 

This list of Taylor Lautner’s girlfriends includes Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez.

Check out the list of women Taylor Lautner has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Taylor Lautner Loves and Hookups,

Ashley Benson

Taylor Lautner was rumored to be dating actress Ashley Benson in 2012.


Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez and Taylor Lautner dated from April to July 2009.


Taylor Swift

From August 2009 to December 2009, Taylor Lautner dated singer Taylor Swift. 


Victoria Justice

Taylor Lautner is rumored to have hooked up with Victoria Justice in 2009, but both have denied anything romantic happened between them. 


Lily Collins

Taylor Lautner was reportedly dating Abduction costar Lily Collins from 2010 to early 2011. 


Marie Avgeropoulos

From 2013 to early 2015, Taylor Lautner dated his Tracers costar Marie Avgeropoulos.


Billie Catherine Lourd

In December 5, 2016, Taylor Lautner started dating actress Billie Lourd.


Maika Monroe

Taylor Lautner dated actress Maika Monroe in 2013.


Raina Lawson

Taylor Lautner dated model Raina Lawson in 2015. 



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<![CDATA[Drake Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/drake-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Drake dating? Many famous women have dated Drake, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Drake’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Drake’s love life. 

This list features Drake’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Drake has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Drake has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Drake’s girlfriends includes Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj, and Rihanna.

Check out the list of women Drake has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Drake Loves and Hookups,

Jennifer Lopez

In December 2016, Drake was rumored to be dating Jennifer Lopez after being spotted together at multiple events. 


Zoë Kravitz

When asked by Complex in 2015 if she and Drake were dating, Zoe Kravitz said they were just very good friends … then added, "I'm very flirtatious. [But] he's family to me. He's a really, really awesome dude."


Amber Rose

In January 2016, Drake was spotted with model Amber Rose at a New Year's Eve party and a private dinner on a different day, sparking relationship rumors. 


Blac Chyna

In November 2014, Drake dropped several hints that he was into model Blac Chyna. The two liked each other's photos on Instagram, sparking rumors of them hooking up. 


Bernice Burgos

In March 2015, Drake was spotted kissing model Bernice Burgos while vacationing in Australia. 


India Love

In October 2016, Drake dated model India Love, which made a particular ex-girlfriend angry - India's sister, Crystal Westbrooks. 


Hailey Baldwin

In June 2016, Drake and model Hailey Baldwin sparked relationship rumors after they apparently got cozy over Memorial Day weekend. Baldwin has since confirmed that they are just friends. 


Ravie Loso

Drake was seen out multiple times with model Ravie Loso, including at Kendall Jenner's 20th birthday party, during fall 2016. 


Deelishis

In March 2015, Deelishis admitted that she hooked up with Drake, even claiming he was the best she's ever had in bed. 


Shaye G

Drake hooked up with model Shaye G in late 2014. 



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<![CDATA[Famous Women Who Committed Suicide]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/famous-women-who-committed-suicide/celebrity-lists?source=rss

It's difficult to discuss suicide. But a number of notable female movie stars, authors, and models have killed themselves over the years, and their stories are worth examining. Many of these women who killed themselves did so after suffering from depression for many years. Some famous women suicides have been debated as being cover-ups for foul play.

Who are some famous women who committed suicide? Marilyn Monroe was found dead in her home on August 5, 1962, at the age of 36. She had apparently overdosed on pills, and her death was ruled a probable suicide. Conspiracy theorists, though, believe that she may have been killed by Robert or John. F. Kennedy; she was rumored to have had affairs with both men.

Virginia Woolf committed suicide by drowning in 1941. In part, her suicide note read, "Dearest, I feel certain that I am going mad again. I feel we can’t go through another of those terrible times. And I shan’t recover this time. I begin to hear voices, and I can’t concentrate. So I am doing what seems the best thing to do. You have given me the greatest possible happiness." Other famous women who committed suicide include Jean Seberg, Dana Plato, and Carole Landis.

Are you surprised that so many famous women have taken their own lives? Look at this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.


Famous Women Who Committed Suicide,

Carole Landis

On July 5, 1948, Carole Landis committed suicide by overdosing at the age of 29. She was reportedly devastated by that fact that her lover, Rex Harrison, wouldn't leave his wife for her.


Dalida

On May 3, 1987, Dalida committed suicide by overdosing on barbiturates at the age of 54. She left a suicide note which read in part, ""Life has become unbearable... Forgive me."


Dana Plato

On May 8, 1999, Dana Plato died from an overdose of painkillers at the age of 34. Her death was later ruled a suicide.


Jean Seberg

Jean Seberg was found dead from an apparent suicide in 1979 at the age of 40. She was missing for several days before her body was found. Many believed that the FBI may have had something to do with her death, as she was the focus of a smear campaign due to her support of the Black Panther Party.


L'Wren Scott

On March 17, 2014, L'wren Scott committed suicide by hanging at the age of 49. She had recently split up with her long-time boyfriend, Mick Jagger.


Maggie McNamara

On February 18, 1978, Maggie McNamara committed suicide by overdosing on barbiturates at the age of 49. She had been working as a typist and writing scripts at the time of her death.


Margaux Hemingway

On July 1, 1996, Margaux Hemingway died of a barbiturate overdose at the age of 42. Her death was later ruled a suicide. Many members of her family have taken their own lives, including Margaux's grandfather, Ernest Hemingway.


Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe was found dead in her home on August 5, 1962, at the age of 36. She had apparently overdosed on pills, and her death was ruled a probable suicide. Conspiracy theorists, however, believe that she may have been killed by Robert or John. F. Kennedy; she was rumored to have had affairs with both men.


Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath committed suicide on February 11, 1963, at the age of 30, by placing her head in the oven. She sealed off the kitchen with wet towels to stop the gas from drifting into the room where her children were sleeping.


Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf committed suicide by drowning in 1941. In part, her suicide note read, "Dearest, I feel certain that I am going mad again. I feel we can’t go through another of those terrible times. And I shan’t recover this time. I begin to hear voices, and I can’t concentrate. So I am doing what seems the best thing to do. You have given me the greatest possible happiness."



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<![CDATA[Famous Writers Who Committed Suicide]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/famous-writers-who-committed-suicide/celebrity-lists?source=rss

Talent and a troubled mind sometimes go hand in hand. That's the case for these notable novelists, journalists, and essayists who committed suicide. Many of these writers who killed themselves did so after suffering from depression for many years. Some famous writer or novelist suicides have been debated as being cover-ups for foul play.

Who are some famous authors who committed suicide? On February 20, 2005, Hunter S. Thompson committed suicide by gunshot in his Colorado home at the age of 67. He was suffering from chronic pain due to a back injury and hip replacement surgery. Ernest Hemingway shot himself as well; he committed suicide in 1961, at the age of 61. He reportedly received shock therapy shortly before he took his own life. Other famous writers who killed themselves include Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath, and Abbie Hoffman.

Are you surprised that so many brilliant writers committed suicide? Take a look at this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.


Famous Writers Who Committed Suicide,

Aaron Swartz

On January 11, 2013, Aaron Swartz committed suicide by hanging at the age of 26. His partner, Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman, believes that his suicide was not a result of depression. Rather, she thinks fear and exhaustion from an on-going criminal case against him for an alleged hacking incident led to his death.

She wrote, "I believe that Aaron’s death was caused by a criminal justice system that prioritizes power over mercy, vengeance over justice; a system that punishes innocent people for trying to prove their innocence instead of accepting plea deals that mark them as criminals in perpetuity; a system where incentives and power structures align for prosecutors to destroy the life of an innovator like Aaron in the pursuit of their own ambitions."


Abbie Hoffman

Political activist and author Abbie Hoffman committed suicide by overdosing on barbiturates on April 12, 1989 at the age of 52. He reportedly suffered from chronic manic depression.


David Foster Wallace

On September 12, 2008, David Foster Wallace killed himself by hanging at the age of 46. He had suffered from depression for many years.


Drake Sather

In 2004, 44-year-old Drake Sather committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. He was best known for his contributions to shows like Saturday Night Live and The Larry Sanders Show.


Ernest Hemingway

On June 2, 1961, Ernest Hemingway committed suicide by shooting himself with a shotgun at the age of 61. He reportedly received shock therapy shortly before he took his own life.


Hunter S. Thompson

On Feb. 20, 2005, Hunter S. Thompson committed suicide by gunshot in his Colorado home at the age of 67. He had been suffering from chronic pain due to a back injury and hip replacement surgery.

Four days before his death, Thompson wrote what many believe to be a suicide note. It reads, "No More Games. No More Bombs. No More Walking. No More Fun. No More Swimming. 67. That is 17 years past 50. 17 more than I needed or wanted. Boring. I am always bitchy. No Fun - for anybody. 67. You are getting Greedy. Act your old age. Relax - This won't hurt."


Louis Adamic

Louis Adamic committed suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound on September 4, 1951, at the age of 53. His death was ruled a suicide, but many suspected foul play was involved because of his political views.


Richard Brautigan

In October of 1984, the body of Richard Brautigan was found in his California home. He had reportedly killed himself by self-inflicted gunshot wound several weeks earlier. He was 49 years old.


Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath committed suicide on February 11, 1963, at the age of 30, by placing her head in the oven. She sealed off the kitchen with wet towels to stop the gas from drifting into the room where her children were sleeping.


Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf committed suicide by drowning in 1941. In part, her suicide note read, "Dearest, I feel certain that I am going mad again. I feel we can’t go through another of those terrible times. And I shan’t recover this time. I begin to hear voices, and I can’t concentrate. So I am doing what seems the best thing to do. You have given me the greatest possible happiness."



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<![CDATA[The Most Lavish Dowries In History]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/most-lavish-dowries-in-history/carly-silver?source=rss

Throughout history, wealthy people – like many notable kings – had extravagant weddings. For these inestimably costly ceremonies, pre-celebration festivities often included very lavish dowries on behalf of the new brides. Sometimes, these nuptials that involved famous dowries took place between weird royals – like uncles and nieces and already closely-related cousins. But who had the biggest dowry in history?

A fair number of medieval and early modern princesses and archduchesses were given lots of land as their dowries, and their husbands wed them for the promises of great revenues from these properties. Sometimes, these territories were so vast they're nearly unthinkable. For example, Eleanor of Aquitaine brought the rulership of most of southwestern France – her duchy of Aquitaine – to both of her husbands. Anne of Denmark wed Eleanor's descendant, James VI of Scotland/I of England, and brought the Orkney Isles with her. But was this the biggest dowry in the world?

Other wives have brought a ton of cash with them to their newly minted husbands. Modern-day royal Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece, apparently brought $200 million to her new hubby, while Portuguese princess Catherine of Braganza gave her new spouse, Charles II of England, trading rights all over the world.


The Most Lavish Dowries In History,

Anne of Denmark

Before he became King James I of England, King James VI of Scotland, as he was then known, wed Princess Anne of Denmark. The two didn't always get along – Anne was reportedly into fun things like court entertainment, while James's Scottish subjects were not. She also reportedly killed his favorite dog.

But Anne's dowry was extraordinary. It technically included the northern Orkney isles, helping round out what would become modern Scotland, although some Danes disputed the validity of this gift. She also brought hundreds of thousands of pounds with her.


Catherine of Braganza

Engaged to marry King Charles II of England and Scotland, the Portuguese Princess Catherine of Braganza brought quite the dowry with her. Not only did she reputedly introduce forks and oranges to the Brits, but she also brought $500,000 and some major ports – Tangier, Mumbai, and Morocco – under British control. In case that wasn't enough, she also brought rights to trade with Portuguese colonies all over the world. Sadly, she didn't have any kids that survived with Charles, but England sure benefited.


Cicero

Famed ancient Roman politician/orator/lawyer Marcus Tullius Cicero got married twice, both times for some big money. As a novus homo, a "new man" (indicating that he was the first from his family to enter the Senate), Cicero had a lot of social obstacles to overcome, and a wealthy wife would help. His first and best-known wife was Terentia, who brought a bunch of stuff with her, including a mountain estate, a farm, and landlordship of Roman apartment blocks.

This cash helped Cicero get a head start in politics, although Terentia didn't hand over her dowry to him and was reluctant to let him splurge. She managed affairs well for him when he was in exile and gave him two kids – a daughter, Tullia, and a son, Cicero Junior. At around 60, in need of more cash, Cicero divorced Terentia and married a teenager named Publilia, of whom he was the guardian. They only stayed together for a few months, though, after Cicero got an inheritance from a friend.


Eleanor of Aquitaine

Medieval France wasn't a united country; it was divided into a bunch of individual duchies ruled by independent dukes, over whom the king of France held only nominal power. One such duchy was the wealthy Aquitaine – AKA most of southwestern France – upon which the Capetian dynasty of French kings had often cast covetous eyes. When Duke William X of Aquitaine named his eldest daughter Eleanor as his heiress (and died soon thereafter), King Louis VI (AKA "Louis the Fat") of France quickly snatched her up as the wife for his son and heir, the eventual Louis VII (who was super-religious, since he grew up in a monastery).

Eleanor united Aquitaine with Louis's territory, which was mostly just located around Paris. They stayed together for a bunch of years, but Eleanor was unhappy, and she never gave Louis a son. Once they split, Louis had to give back Aquitaine, but Eleanor soon married again – to Louis's arch-rival, Henry, Duke of Normandy (later king of England). Awkward!


Grace Kelly

Despite the fact that actress Grace Kelly married into the princely Grimaldi family of Monaco, she was the one who had to bring a royal dowry to the marriage. Her dad was a champion rower, while her mom was the University of Pennsylvania's first-ever female sports coach. But Grace's father also made a ton of money in his brick business, so he was able to fork over $2 million to help pay for his daughter's wedding. Grace also had to undergo a fertility test to make sure she would be able to bear heirs to Prince Rainier, since his mistress ex was supposedly barren (although the ex-lover later gave birth to a kid).


Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmorland

A 15th-century king of Scotland, the future James I, was captured by the English at an early age and raised in captivity for 18 years. James's uncle liked ruling his court and refused to pay his nephew's ransom. But, while in bondage, the future Scottish King fell in love with Joan Beaufort, Henry IV's eventually legitimized niece. James even wrote Joan an epic love poem that survives today.

Marrying a relative to the King of Scotland was a pretty good alliance for the English royal family, so they had an incentive to let James go. Eventually, his uncle-regent died, and his cousin came to power, making the Scots more amenable to welcoming James home, as well. James finally went back after insisting he'd marry Joan and would pay his ransom in installments – by sending Scottish hostages from noble families in his place. However, one of the ransom payments was discounted, serving as Joan's dowry.


Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy

A highly desirable match, Margaret of Austria had one broken betrothal and two marriages. But it was her potential contribution to her first marriage (the one that didn't happen) that's truly astounding. She was engaged to marry Charles VIII, King of France; as a child of the last heiress of the great dukes of Burgundy, her dowry was to include the vast territories of Artois, Burgundy, Auxerre, and more. She also had to come live at his court as a child as part of the arrangement. It's no wonder the King of France wanted Margaret for himself – but the match was eventually squashed in favor of others, and Charles had to give back these lands.


Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece

Daughter of Robert Miller, a luxury goods billionaire, Marie-Chantal Miller was already rich, but she got more so by marrying a prince in exile. That man was Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece, son of the ousted King Constantine and Queen Sophia. M-C wasn't royal, but she was super rich and hobnobbed with the highest society worldwide, so this match was a no-brainer. 

When Pavlos and Marie-Chantal married in 1995, she got a $200 million dowry from her dad. Apparently, so did her two sisters, Alexandra (who married a German prince) and Pia (who wed a Getty heir). The Miller family also hosted a giant pre-wedding reception for their little girl, which involved 1,300 guests. The royal wedding reception itself involved a tent shaped like the Acropolis! And the bride's pearl-encrusted wedding dress reportedly cost over $200,000.


Violante Visconti

Edward III of England and his wife, Philippa of Hainault, had a bunch of sons, which was problematic when it came to inheritance (sparking the Wars of the Roses). Their second surviving son, Lionel of Antwerp (he was born in modern Belgium), married twice: first, to an Irish noblewoman, then, to an Italian princess named Violante Visconti, daughter of the lord of Milan.

They were married in 1368, when Lionel journeyed to Italy to collect his bride. Her dowry cost Violante's dad two million gold florins, as well as a bunch of towns, castles, and cities in Italy to go to her and her husband. Their wedding banquet reportedly fed over 10,000 people. Sadly, just five months after their marriage, Lionel died, and the English refused to give back much of Violante's dowry; this resulted in violence.


This Chinese Businessman's Daughter Had A $150 Million Dowry

In 2013, a Chinese billionaire didn't stint on his daughter's dowry. In total, her trousseau was valued at over £100 million (which would've been around $155 million at the time). Its contents? A little bit of everything, including luxury cars, bank notes, and tons of real estate gems like villas, storefronts, and mansions. The lucky gal's wedding took place over eight days, during which her father's many presents were bestowed upon her. How did this businessman afford everything? Who knows. Apparently, his previous year's salary was just £12,000.



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Fri, 05 May 2017 09:22:20 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/most-lavish-dowries-in-history/carly-silver
<![CDATA[Celebrities Who Got Caught Parking In Handicapped Spots]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/celebrities-caught-parking-in-handicapped-spots/rebecca-shortall?source=rss

Celebrities aren't always shining examples of good behavior. Famous folks are frequently caught in comprising positions, whether they're casually shoplifting, spotted acting badly on planes, or being jerks in drive thrus. But parking in a handicapped spot? Surely even the most callous able-bodied celebrity wouldn't do that - right?

Unfortunately, some notable people seem to think they're entitled to any parking spot they want. These stars who illegally parked weren't thinking about any consequences, despite being in the public eye. Maybe fame has gone to their heads. Maybe they were in a rush. Or maybe they didn't see the large signs all over the spot. Whatever the reasoning behind their eyebrow-raising choice, it's a bad look to take a handicapped spot when you don't need it.

Some of these celebrities caught parking in handicapped spots were on the receiving end of an immediate backlash, while others were shamed online later. When it comes to cars and basic morals, these famous people who parked in handicapped spots are just like everyone else.


Celebrities Who Got Caught Parking In Handicapped Spots,

Britney Spears

Britney Spears may not be entirely at fault here; the blame may fall on her bodyguard. Nevertheless, in 2010, Spears was in the passenger seat while her bodyguard, Edan Yemini, slid her BMW in between two handicapped spots, blocking any wheelchair access to the cars already parked there.


Chris Brown

Chris Brown racked up a staggering 95 tickets for parking in handicapped spaces. But in 2011, Brown's lawyer managed to get all of those tickets dismissed. He avoided paying $15,000 in fines.


Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts seems like a pretty decent person. She loves the environment and is all about protecting the planet, even to the detriment of her hygiene - Roberts apparently rarely showers. But here's one mark against her good person credentials: in 2007, she was spotted parking her SUV in a handicapped spot right outside a Malibu grocery store.


Kanye West

There's never a good time to park in a handicapped spot if you're able-bodied, but in Kanye West's case, this was especially bad timing. In 2015, hot on the heels of sister-in-law Kylie Jenner's terribly misjudged wheelchair photoshoot for Interview magazine, West parked his Range Rover in a handicapped spot.


Mila Kunis

In 2009, a post-That '70s Show, pre-Black Swan Mila Kunis was caught claiming a handicapped parking spot while on a coffee run. Kunis was photographed getting back into her Lexus SC430, drink in hand.


Miley Cyrus

In 2012, Miley Cyrus was caught parking her white Mercedes SL550 in a handicapped spot outside of her Pilates class. The rude move was especially surprising, given Cyrus's reputation for her charitable work; her Happy Hippie Foundation seeks to fight the injustices homeless LGBTQ youth face. Hopefully this parking faux pas was a rare misstep.


Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

In 2006, model/actress Rosie Huntington-Whitely parked her car in a disabled spot outside of a gym in L.A. There's a touch of irony to able-bodied celebs taking up handicapped spots to work out their bodies at the gym.


Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was a repeat offender in the world of illegal parking, frequently taking the handicapped spots at Apple headquarters. Jobs was photographed parking in disabled spaces at least five times since 2006. He pulled the move so often, in fact, that an Apple employee altered one of the wheelchair logos in a handicapped spot to resemble the Mercedes logo of Jobs's car. Apparently, Jobs was not amused.


Usher

In 2011, Usher parked in a handicapped spot in an Atlanta shopping center. His SUV was spotted by a woman who accosted him, demanding he move his car. Usher refused, and she shook up a beer and sprayed it through his open window at him.


Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham's chauffeur parked in a handicapped space in 2011, while she visited a Toys "R" Us in Essex to buy Bob the Builder balloons for her son Cruz's birthday. It's already bad enough that she took the space, but Beckham ended up robbing a cystic fibrosis sufferer of the much-needed space.



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Tue, 16 May 2017 02:36:50 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/celebrities-caught-parking-in-handicapped-spots/rebecca-shortall
<![CDATA[What Happened To The Most Notorious People From MTV's True Life?]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/true-life-where-are-they-now/elle-tharp?source=rss

Since 1998, MTV's True Life has shocked and entertained viewers. Every episode highlights a different memorable subject, from the weird to the wild. The most notorious subjects on MTV's True Life made audiences laugh, cry, and realize their own problems really weren't so bad. It might even be the best MTV show airing; it's won multiple GLAAD awards and an Emmy over the years.

But what happens to the most memorable people from MTV's True Life after the cameras shut off? Where are they now? Some of the men and women featured on True Life have made huge changes since they were on the show, while for others, old habits die hard. What True Life stars are up to today might surprise you.


What Happened To The Most Notorious People From MTV's True Life?,

Noah Was On Dancing With The Stars

Noah was an Iraq War vet who'd lost a leg and an arm in an explosion. He appeared on the 2013 True Life episode "I'm Doing A Tough Mudder," in which he completed the grueling obstacle course competition.

After Noah successfully completed the race, he gained a lot of fans, and appeared on the cover of Men's Health. He also went on Dancing with the Stars, where he came in third place.


Johnny Channeled His Anger Into Pro Wrestling

Johnny appeared in the 2007 episode "I Need Anger Management." In it, he lost his job at a gym because he couldn't control his rage. Since then, Johnny has transformed into "Johnny Knockout," a pro-wrestler who has worked with WWE. Johnny says that he isn't "as angry" outside the ring, now that he has an outlet for his emotions.


Unique Left The Strip Club To Teach Pole Dancing

Unique, who appeared in the 2007 episode "I'm Supporting My Family," was left in a tragic predicament after her mother passed away and she was left to take care of a family of six. Viewers watched Unique struggle to pay for groceries and start stripping to be able to support her siblings. 

As of 2011, Unique hoped to stop stripping permanently and had started teaching pole dancing classes. She married Stephen, the young man she went on a first date with in her True Life episode, and receives financial help from fans of her episode. Currently, she lists her job as a homemaker/mom, and the happy couple is still going strong.


Alexis Dumped Her Cousin For His Best Friend

The 2015 episode "I'm Having My Cousin's Baby" is just as complicated as it sounds. At the time of filming, Alexis had just given birth to her cousin/fiance Andrew's baby, but Andrew was in prison. Her relationship with her family was also strained. 

Not long after filming wrapped, Andrew was sentenced to six years in prison, and Alexis broke up with him. She started a romantic relationship with his best friend Tony, who moved in with her and her daughter. Now that her family romance is out of the way, tensions with her immediate family have subsided.


Danielle Became A Jersey Girl

From her accent to her french-tipped nails, Danielle was the quintessential Staten Island girl in 2006 - making her the perfect subject of "I'm A Staten Island Girl." She had aspirations of Hollywood fame and fortune, but struggled with her acting career due to her accent. 

Since the episode aired, Danielle moved to Hollywood to pursue acting, where she met her now-husband. The acting career didn't work out, but she and her husband moved to New Jersey, where they remodeled their home as part of a DIY channel series. They also had a baby.


Christina Ran Over Her Husband With Her Car

In the 2008 episode "I'm An Alcoholic," Christina was attempting to sober up and got engaged to her boyfriend, Jonas. Despite brief periods of sobriety and a check-in where she claimed she was doing well, she drunkenly ran over her husband with a car after an argument later that year.

This seemed to finally be enough of a wake-up-call for Christina, and as of 2011 she had been sober for two years.


Holley Made It To The Olympics

Holley appeared in the 2011 episode "I'm The Big Girl," but her size was a source of strength. She had competed on her high school's all-male football team, and was weight-lifting in tournaments in the hopes of one day making it to the Olympics. 

Holley achieved her ambitions at the 2012 London Olympics, where she competed in women's weightlifting. While an injury shortly beforehand hurt her chances (she scored 10th place out of 14), making it there was a feat in itself.


Frank Got Help From New Kids On The Block

The 2008 Episode "I Panic" showed how Frank's panic disorder limited his life and kept him at home. Frank's panic attacks were so severe, he couldn't cross the bridge leaving his home town of Staten Island. Though Frank managed to accomplish the feat on the episode, he soon returned to his usual ways, avoiding venturing far from his home.

Jonathan Knight of New Kids On The Block has also dealt with panic attacks, and reached out to Frank after the episode aired to invite him to a concert. At the time, Frank couldn't get himself to go. Several years later, however, he summoned the courage to change his life. He's met NKOTB, as well as many other celebs, including Taylor Swift and Gwen Stefani. He's also traveled around the Bahamas, a far cry from the Staten Island Bridge.


Chris Doesn't Usually Use His Cochlear Implant

Chris made viewers weep on "I'm Deaf" when he turned on his cochlear implant and heard his mother's voice for the first time. The 2008 episode documented Chris's surgery to receive the implant and its aftermath.

Since then, Chris attended college. He was working as a mechanic as of 2012, saying he liked working with his hands. He generally doesn't wear the cochlear implant, and uses sign language and lip reading to communicate. Chris discovered he didn't like sound all that much, and found the adjustment to hearing difficult. He does like to use the implant to listen to music, though.


Jim Broke Up With His Boyfriends

Love is dead, because Jim from "I'm Polyamorous" broke up with his boyfriends shortly after filming. In the 2009 episode, Jim, Chris, and Tom were all involved in a polyamorous relationship, but Jim was feeling left out, and added a fourth to the mix.

The trio-turned-quad broke up three months after filming. As of 2011, Jim, Chris, and Tom were all living together platonically.



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<![CDATA[11 Actors Who Have Played Elvis Presley]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/actors-who-played-elvis-presley/celebrity-lists?source=rss

Many of Hollywood’s biggest names have taken their turn at playing Elvis Presley over the years. Some performances are particularly memorable; others are... forgettable at best. This is a list of famous actors who played Elvis Presley in films and TV movies.

Can anyone, even the greatest of thespians, ever truly capture the essence of an icon like Elvis? Many have tried. Few have succeeded. Still, these actors who have played Elvis Presley no doubt gave it their all, and their efforts are worth celebrating.

Among the most notable Elvis actors are Kurt Russell, who portrayed The King in the 1979 TV movie Elvis, directed by none other than John Carpenter. The film received a Golden Globe nomination, and Russell was nominated for an Emmy for the performance.

Other stars who played Elvis Presley include Don Johnson (opposite Stephanie Zimbalist in 1981’s Elvis and the Beauty Queen), David Keith (in 1988’s Heartbreak Hotel), and Jonathan Rhys Meyers (2005’s TV mini-series Elvis). Several actors have played characters who may or may not actually be Elvis Presley. Bruce Campbell’s bizarre turn as Elvis - or an aging Elvis impersonator - enlivens Bubba Ho-Tep. Robert Patrick played a mysterious celeb known as Mr. Aaron (as in Elvis Aaron Presley) in Lonely Street, and Harvey Keitel was a memorable Elvis (or an impersonator) in 1998’s Finding Graceland.

Whether they upped the camp factor or went for the heartstrings, these actors all put their own unique stamp on Elvis.


11 Actors Who Have Played Elvis Presley,

Bruce Campbell

Bruce Campbell played Elvis (or an Elvis impersonator) living in a Texas retirement home in the 2002 film Bubba Ho-Tep.


David Keith

David Keith starred as Elvis Presley in the 1988 comedy film Heartbreak Hotel.


Don Johnson

Don Johnson portrayed Elvis in the 1981 made-for-TV movie Elvis and the Beauty Queen.


Harvey Keitel

Harvey Keitel played Elvis - or someone claiming to be the King - in 1998's Finding Graceland.


Jack White

Musician Jack White played Elvis Presley in the 2007 comedy Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story.


Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Jonathan Rhys Meyers played Elvis Presley in the 2005 CBS TV mini-series Elvis.


Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell portrayed Elvis Presley in the 1979 made-for-TV movie Elvis.


Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon took his turn as Elvis in the 2016 comedy-drama movie Elvis & Nixon.


Robert Patrick

Robert Patrick played "Mr. Aaron," a reclusive celebrity who bears a striking resemblance to Elvis Presley, in 2008's Lonely Street.


Val Kilmer

Val Kilmer played Elvis in 1993's True Romance, though in the credits, he's officially known as "The Mentor."



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<![CDATA[Tyga Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/tyga-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Tyga dating? Many famous women have dated Tyga, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Tyga’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Tyga’s love life. 

This list features Tyga’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Tyga has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Tyga has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

According to rumors, Tyga is currently dating Jordan Ozuna.

This list of Tyga’s girlfriends includes Kylie Jenner and Blac Chyna.

Check out the list of women Tyga has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Tyga Loves and Hookups,

Chanel Iman

In 2008, Tyga and model Chanel Iman announced their relationship in a May Vogue spread.


Kylie Jenner

In 2014, Tyga started dating Kylie Jenner, who was 16 at the time. Due to their eight year age difference, the relationship was met with controversy. They continued to date on-and-off until early 2017.


Blac Chyna

Tyga began dating model Blac Chyna in late 2011. On October 16, 2012, the couple had a son, King Cairo Stevenson. They got engaged in December 2012, but later split in 2014.


Val Mercado

In February 2016, model Val Mercado was spotted leaving Tyga's home, while he was still in a relationship with Kylie Jenner. 


Demi Rose Mawby

In May 2016, Tyga was reportedly hooking up with English model Demi Rose Mawby. 


Amina Blue

In summer 2016, Tyga was rumored to be hooking up with model Amina Blue after she appeared in his music video for "1 of 1." 


Jordan Craig

From 2010 to 2011, Tyga dated model and lifestyle blogger Jordan Craig. 


Jordan Ozuna

In April 2017, Tyga was spotted out with model Jordan Ozuna. Neither has confirmed their relationship. 


Sophia Body

Tyga was rumored to be hooking up with model Sophia Body in 2013. 


Annalu Cardoso

In January 2016, Brazilian model Annalu Cardoso claimed she hooked up with Tyga, while he was still dating Kylie Jenner. 



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<![CDATA[Tom Felton Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/tom-felton-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Tom Felton dating? Many famous women have dated Tom Felton, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Tom Felton’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Tom Felton’s love life. 

This list features Tom Felton’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Tom Felton has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Tom Felton has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Tom Felton’s girlfriends includes Emma Watson, Jade Olivia Gordon, and Phoebe Tonkin.

Check out the list of women Tom Felton has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Tom Felton Loves and Hookups,

Emma Watson

Emma Watson admitted that she had a crush on Tom Felton while filming the first two Harry Potter movies. However, both have stated that nothing romantic happened between them. 


Jade Gordon

From 2008 to 2016, Tom Felton was in a relationship with Jade Olivia Gordon. She even appeared at the end of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 as Draco's wife, Astoria Malfoy. 


Phoebe Tonkin

Tom Felton dated actress Phoebe Tonkin from 2006 to 2008. 


Melissa Tamschick

Tom Felton was in a relationship with Melissa Tamschick from 2004 to 2007. 



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<![CDATA[Sam Heughan Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/sam-heughan-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Sam Heughan dating? Many famous women have dated Sam Heughan, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Sam Heughan’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Sam Heughan’s love life. 

This list features Sam Heughan’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These women come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Sam Heughan has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Sam Heughan has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Sam Heughan is currently dating MacKenzie Mauzy. 

This list of Sam Heughan’s girlfriends includes Caitriona Balfe and Cody Kennedy.

Check out the list of women Sam Heughan has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Sam Heughan Loves and Hookups,

MacKenzie Mauzy

In late 2015, Sam Heughan began dating actress MacKenzie Mauzy. 


Cody Kennedy

In 2014, Sam Heughan was rumored to be in a relationship with actress Cody Kennedy.


Amy Shiels

Sam Heughan is rumored to have hooked up with actress Amy Shiels in 2013.


Caitriona Balfe

Rumors of Sam Heughan dating his Outlander costar Caitriona Balfe have been floating around since 2014. Both have stated they are just friends who happen to have great chemistry onscreen. 


Abbie Salt

Actress Abbie Salt is rumored to have hooked up with Sam Heughan in 2014.



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<![CDATA[Emma Stone Loves and Hookups]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/emma-stone-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups?source=rss

Who is Emma Stone dating? Many famous men have dated Emma Stone, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Emma Stone’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Emma Stone’s love life. 

This list features Emma Stone’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Emma Stone has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Emma Stone has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

This list of Emma Stone’s boyfriends includes Kieran Culkin and Andrew Garfield.

Check out the list of men Emma Stone has dated, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 


Emma Stone Loves and Hookups,

Andrew Garfield

After meeting on the set of The Amazing Spider-Man in 2010, Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield dated on and off with rumors of engagement. The couple broke up in 2015. 


Kieran Culkin

Emma Stone dated her Paper Man costar Kieran Culkin in 2010.


Teddy Geiger

 From 2007 to 2008, Emma Stone dated musician Teddy Geiger.



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Mon, 01 May 2017 08:06:09 PDT http://www.ranker.com/list/emma-stone-loves-and-hookups/celebrityhookups
<![CDATA[Here's How Much The Cast Of 'Lost' Aged Throughout The Series]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/the-cast-of-lost-from-the-first-season-vs-the-last-season/jessica-lawshe?source=rss

When Lost first premiered in 2004, everyone wondered just what would happen to this group of plane crash survivors who were stranded on a mysterious island. In fact, even after the show's six-year run, many viewers are still unsure what exactly happened on the island. 

While we may never understand exactly what their fate amounted to, we can at least look back at how the cast from the first season aged over the course of the show's six years on the air. Though the characters might not have aged on the island, it's kind of impossible for the actors themselves to remain unchanged over the course of such a long-running show. Matthew Fox (Jack Shephard) ended up with a little bit more grey hair, while - interestingly enough - Jorge Garcia (Hurley) remained pretty much the same. 

Now, it's time to take a look at just how the cast from Lost changed over the span of the show. *Spoiler Alert! There are a few extra juicy details accompanying the following before-and-after photos below, so if you still (somehow) haven't finished watching the series, don't let your eyes stray too far.


Here's How Much The Cast Of 'Lost' Aged Throughout The Series,

Daniel Dae Kim

At the beginning of the show, Jin Kwon, played by actor Daniel Dae Kim, comes off as a "detached and chauvinistic thug who was overly protective of his wife." But as the series evolved, we watched Jin become kinder and more laid-back. “I really like Jin. I don’t think he’s the hard, stern character that he was initially laid out to be,” Kim has said of his character. “I think he’s very complex. I think he’s very human.”


Dominic Monaghan

Charlie Pace goes from "the ex-junkie rock star" to the "self-sacrificing hero" over the course of the show. As Dominic Monaghan has described his character:

"Charlie had been in so much pain all his life - he'd been a drug addict, a failed rock star, abused by his brother, he's not really had great success with women, he's let people down on the island. I think he was trying to work out who he was supposed to be and what his purpose was. And it turned out that this was his purpose. I think that gave him a great feeling of serenity. To know that his legacy is that he saved [all these] people's lives is something that allowed him to die with dignity."


Emilie de Ravin

During the course of the show, Emilie de Ravin played both the "sane and crazy versions" of Claire Littleton. When it comes to talking about her role on the show, de Ravin has said, "It was great to be able to do such different things. It wasn't a show about five people doing the same thing every day."


Evangeline Lilly

Evangeline Lilly described her character Kate's evolution throughout the series:

"I was sort of watching and waiting to see what would be the twist in the Kate flash-sideways story. It never came... I feel like on the island she became the standard by which normalcy could be measured. Interestingly enough, that had not been the case for the first five or four seasons. [By the end of the series she] became more like a stabilizing character. You know, a stable character who wasn't off-the-wall and wasn't presenting all of these crazy theories or mythologies."


Jorge Garcia

Jorge Garcia, the actor who played "Hurley," never seemed to age - or lose weight - a fact that confused many viewers (seeing as they were stranded on an island). As co-creator/executive producer Damon Lindelof and executive producer Carlton Cuse explained:

"Hurley's inability to lose any significant weight, like many other things on the island, is shrouded in mystery. That mystery, however, will be definitively solved during February sweeps... well, as definitively as anything ever gets solved on Lost, anyway."


Josh Holloway

Although Sawyer started off as the perfect foil to the heroic Jack, we later saw Sawyer in a more domesticated role as Juliet's partner. Luckily for viewers, we even got to see the return of Sawyer's goofy con-man roots at the end of the series. As Josh Holloway has said about his role as Sawyer, "[The writers have] thrown everything at me. As an actor, to be able to experiment and grow and be pushed, it's been phenomenal for me and it's given me confidence to move forward."


Matthew Fox

Jack Shephard, played by Matthew Fox, went through a number of transitions over the course of the show. As Fox has explained

"From very early on, we wanted to really play with the grayer areas of heroism. We were going to basically introduce him as this doctor-hero guy, who then suddenly realized that he was terribly uncomfortable with that. And then we were going to spend three or four seasons breaking him down. By the end of the fourth season, he’s basically suicidal and ready to die and is a very lost and broken man. We spent the final two seasons of the series building him back to some form of redemption to have him sacrifice himself. He certainly wasn’t very heroic for a large section of the series in the middle there."


Naveen Andrews

As Naveen Andrews, who played Sayid Jarrah, revealed: "[I] never watched Lost. . . I shot the show and obviously you see what you shot when you do ADR of course," he explained. "I mean, you read the scripts, but I never actually sat down and watched the show."


Terry O'Quinn

Terry O'Quinn described the evolution of his character John Locke: 

"I think when you first saw John Locke, as far back as his history goes, you saw him working at a Walmart, in the toy section, selling toys. He seemed pretty happy. He seemed like a pretty happy guy, and that was the only time you saw him very happy. After that, he was being bossed around by his boss, and he was in a wheelchair, all of that stuff... all of a sudden, it awoke in him this monster that wanted to be somebody. Then you find out more and more that he is something really special, and that is what he wanted to be."


Yunjin Kim (Sun Kwon)

Over the course of the series, Sun's character evolved from being timid to totally empowered. As Yunjin Kim described her character: 

"It's been a pleasure figuring her out and learning more about her as the seasons went on. I think out of all the characters - not to compare or anything - I think Sun developed more out of all the characters on the island."



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