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The Most Memorable Quotes From the New Willow and Jaden Smith Interview

The Most Memorable Quotes From the New Willow and Jaden Smith Interview

Angela Weiss/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Jaden Smith has never been afraid to speak his mind when it comes to things like American public schools and social media.The 16-year-old son of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith sat down with his sister Willow, 14, for an interview with the New York Times to talk about their music, and more importantly, drop some knowledge on the world, including how time does not exist, Willow writes and reads her own novels, and on the downside of education.

Here are the 7 most memorable quotes from the interview:1. Willow and Jaden on Time"I mean, time for me, I can make it go slow or fast, however I please, and that’s how I know it doesn’t exist," Willow said."It’s proven that how time moves for you depends on where you are in the universe. It’s relative to beings and other places. But on the level of being here on earth, if you are aware in a moment, one second can last a year. And if you are unaware, your whole childhood, your whole life can pass by in six seconds," Jaden pontificated.2. Jaden on Apples and Duality"Because your mind has a duality to it. So when one thought goes into your mind, it’s not just one thought, it has to bounce off both hemispheres of the brain. When you’re thinking about something happy, you’re thinking about something sad. When you think about an apple, you also think about the opposite of an apple. It’s a tool for understanding mathematics and things with two separate realities," Jaden said.3. Willow on Her Classic Hit, "Whip My Hair""'Whip My Hair' was a great thing. When I look back I think, “Wow, I did so much for young black girls and girls around the world. Telling them that they can be themselves and to not be afraid to be themselves.” And I’m doing that now but in a whole different way, coming from source energy and universal truths," she said about her and her brother's new music.4. Willow on Writing Her Own Novels"There are no novels that I like to read so I write my own novels, and then I read them again, and it’s the best thing," Willow said."Willow’s been writing her own novels since she was 6," Jaden said.5. Willow on Her and Jaden's Sound"Me and Jaden just figured out that our voices sound like chocolate together. As good as chocolate tastes, it sounds that good," she said.6. Jaden and Willow on Breathing and Babies"When babies are born, their soft spots bump: It has, like, a heartbeat in it. That’s because energy is coming through their body, up and down," Jaden said. "It’s prana energy because they still breathe through their stomach. They remember. Babies remember.""When they’re in the stomach, they’re so aware, putting all their bones together, putting all their ligaments together. But they’re shocked by this harsh world," Willow said.7. Willow and Jaden on Education, Including Driver's Ed"School is not authentic because it ends. It’s not true, it’s not real. Our learning will never end. The school that we go to every single morning, we will continue to go to," Jaden said. "Kids who go to normal school are so teenagery, so angsty.""They never want to do anything, they’re so tired," Willow added."You never learn anything in school. Think about how many car accidents happen every day. Driver’s ed? What’s up? I still haven’t been to driver’s ed because if everybody I know has been in an accident, I can’t see how driver’s ed is really helping them out," Jaden continued.Bonus - Jaden on the Future"I have a goal to be just the most craziest person of all time. And when I say craziest, I mean, like, I want to do like Olympic-level things. I want to be the most durable person on the planet," Jaden said.

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Solange Knowles Calls Her Wedding the ‘Best Day of My Life’

Solange Knowles Calls Her Wedding the ‘Best Day of My Life’

Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- Solange Knowles was still in the throes of wedded bliss a day after her wedding to Alan Ferguson.Beyonce’s little sister posted a snap of a tender moment she shared with Ferguson after the couple exchanged vows Sunday in New Orleans.“Yesterday, I had the best day of my life and ended it with an abundance of peace, love over flowing through me like never before,” she wrote on Instagram Monday. “Words only understate the feelings I experienced , but I want to thank you for all of your beautiful sentiments. I’m now one, with the one.”

 

Yesterday, I had the best day of my life and ended it with an abundance of peace, love over flowing through me like never before. Words only understate the feelings I experienced , but I want to thank you for all of your beautiful sentiments. I'm now one, with the one.

A photo posted by S A I N T R E C O R D S (@saintrecords) on Nov 11, 2014 at 5:11pm PST

 

Among the 200 family members and friends attending the intimate affair were Beyonce and husband Jay Z, with daughter Blue Ivy in tow. Mom Tina Knowles and son Daniel Julez, 10, also attended. Celebrity guests included singer Janelle Monae and musician friends Kelela, Questlove and Kindness, who performed at the reception.Knowles, 28, and her son also surprised guests by performing a choreographed dance routine to the song “No Flex Zone.”“Everyone I worked with on the wedding are friends who I love,” Knowles told Vogue by email earlier in the day. “Everything was a labor of love.”This is Knowles’ second marriage. She had Daniel Julez with ex-husband Daniel Smith.

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“Hot In Cleveland” Stars React to Show’s Cancellation

“Hot In Cleveland” Stars React to Show’s Cancellation

TV Land(NEW YORK) -- Hot In Cleveland is coming to an end.TV Land announced on Monday that the sitcom's sixth season, which premiered earlier this month, will be its last.Hot in Cleveland, which premiered in 2010 and aired its 100th episode in September, stars Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick as three friends from Los Angeles who unexpectedly landed in Cleveland and rent a home from a sassy caretaker, played by Betty White.Bertinelli, Leeves and Malick took to Twitter to express their feelings about the show's ending. See their reactions below:

 

I'm so glad we had this time together. @Wolfiesmom @WendieMalick @BettyMWhite #HotInCleveland #FarewellSeason http://t.co/mKaJMJMjCW

— Jane Leeves (@JaneLeeves) November 17, 2014

 

 

BIG thank you to our amazing fans! I hope you love the final season as much as we've loved making it. It's been such a gift. #HotInCleveland

— Jane Leeves (@JaneLeeves) November 17, 2014

 

 

Ok first of all, you #HotinCleveland fans are totally awesome...secondly, next April, we're going out in a blaze of glory!

— Wendie Malick (@WendieMalick) November 18, 2014

 

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Kim Kardashian Said Back Hurt for a Week After Nude Photo Shoot

Kim Kardashian Said Back Hurt for a Week After Nude Photo Shoot

Timothy White/E!(NEW YORK) -- Kim Kardashian's nude photo shoot for Paper magazine took hard work and a ton of flexibility.The reality TV star said that the photographer, Jean-Paul Goude, contorted her body into positions she didn't realize she could be in."My back hurt for about a week after that shoot!" Kardashian said during an appearance on the Australian talk show, The Project. "He has an art of posing you and it was definitely not comfortable and things were falling all over the place. ...We made a big mess on set!"Kardashian, 34, shocked her fans by posing fully nude for the magazine, but she's thrilled with the photos. Working with Goude was a dream come true, she said."I looked at it as, this was an art project for me. This was something that was going to make me feel confident and me feel good," she said. "I felt really positive and really good about myself."However, she said that taking provocative photos aren't for everybody."It taught me to do what you want to do," she said. "Everyone should do what they're comfortable with."

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How Paul Walker’s Father Is Still Struggling One Year After Actor’s Death

How Paul Walker’s Father Is Still Struggling One Year After Actor’s Death

Jason Merritt/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- It's been almost a year since Paul Walker tragically died in a car accident.On Monday, Entertainment Tonight sat down with the late actor's father, Paul Walker III, who shared sweet memories of his famous son."Well, I'm not looking forward to Thanksgiving," Walker said. "He died two days after that and I guess it'll probably be that way until I'm with him. It's a sad time. We're a very close, loving family and Paul is a piece that's missing now."The 40-year-old Fast & Furious star died last Nov. 30 near an event for his charity Reach Out Worldwide, after the Porsche he was riding in crashed and killed both him and his friend Roger Rodas."I miss him even more now...it's not getting any better for me," Walker added.When asked about Paul's 16-year-old daughter Meadow, Walker said, "We don't talk enough. The family's in shock, we are afraid to talk to each other...the only thing I think is it hurts too much, especially the holidays are coming."Walker also talked about how great of a father the actor was and showed some great family videos of when Paul was just a little boy. He also revealed the moment he found out his son was gone."I was on my motorcycle. I kept getting calls," he said. "My brother says, 'Paul has been killed.' ...There was this young guy next to me and I just turned to him and said, 'My son was just killed.' He looked at me and just reached up and gave me a big hug."

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“Game of Thrones” Character Reveals Season Five Plot Twist

“Game of Thrones” Character Reveals Season Five Plot Twist

Macall B. Polay/courtesy of HBO (NEW YORK) —  If you haven’t seen season four of Game of Thrones, stop reading.This past season of Game Of Thrones ended with the unexpected death of Lannister family patriarch Tywin -- who some would say was the most powerful man in Westeros.The fact that he died wasn't just surprising, the manner in which he died, while in the bathroom, was a bit shocking, too.Charles Dance plays Tywin Lannister, and he says he found the death quite satisfying. “Indeed. What an ignominious end. Yes...quiet five minutes and you're in the privacy of one's lavatory, yes, and the door is kicked open and, y'know, shot with crossbow. Yes, yes, great death scene.”But just because Tywin dies at the end of season four, Dance says that doesn't mean we've seen the last of his character.  “Tywin's a very important character in the series and they're not just going to dig a hole and bury him," Dance reveals, adding, "He has a bit of a sendoff. More than that I cannot say.” The HBO series is currently filming its fifth season.

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“Guardians of the Galaxy” Debuts via Digital Download

“Guardians of the Galaxy” Debuts via Digital Download

Buena Vista Pictures(NEW YORK) — The highest-grossing domestic film of the year, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, is now available for digital download ahead of its release on Blu-ray and DVD Dec. 9. The sci-fi action film went from being what many considered a long-shot at the box office to the second-biggest movie of 2014, with a global take north of 770 million bucks. One person who was confident of the movie's fate in theaters was Sean Gunn, the actor brother of Guardians director/writer James Gunn. Sean Gunn played Kraglin, one of the group of space pirates known as Ravagers -- who abduct and sort-of adopt then-youngster Peter Quill, the earthling who grows up to become Chris Pratt's Star-Lord. Gunn also played Rocket on set.Gunn tells ABC News Radio, "Honestly, I can't lie -- I don't want to, you know, sound crazy...but when people said, 'Did you have any idea of the kind of success?'...I had some idea. I didn't know it was gonna be quite as big as it was, but I had a pretty good feeling it was going to be really big...Just because I knew it was good." While the Rocket was later replaced by a computer-generated raccoon character voiced by Bradley Cooper, Gunn was a key on-set reference for the other characters to interact with, and he also helped shape the character through ad-libbing and movement. Gunn tells ABC News Radio he was surprised when his brother told him he'd landed both gigs. "He kind of called me and all at once said, 'Okay, you're in to play Kraglin, and also we would like you to come and be Rocket on set, but it means you'd need to be here for the full five months in England...""So it was crazy, I just packed up my whole life and went to England," Gunn adds.Guardians of the Galaxy also stars Zoe Saldana, Benicio Del Toro, Glenn Close, and the voice of Vin Diesel as Rocket's buddy, the imposing alien tree-man Groot. A sequel is set for May 5, 2017.

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Matthew McConaughey Awarded Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Matthew McConaughey Awarded Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

ABC/Rick Rowell(LOS ANGELES) — Matthew McConaughey was honored Monday with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Oscar winner received the 2,534th star.Speaking at the unveiling ceremony, McConaughey said he never thought he'd be an actor. "Shoot, I only saw two or three films before I was 18 years old. And I got my first job in Austin, Texas, on a film called Dazed and Confused," he explained. "Yeah, I got my first job there. Little did I know it'd turn out to be a career.""This industry has given me a lot. It's given me a chance to live out some dreams I didn't even know I had," McConaughey added.The 45-year-old actor was joined by his Interstellar co-stars Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain, as well his wife Camila Alves and their three children.McConaughey told those in attendance that he wants Hollywood to continue making great films."Let's keep telling great stories. Let's keep entertaining, you know. Let's keep putting stuff up there that matters. Let's keep putting stuff up there that is original. Let's keep putting stuff up there that's just plain fun," he said.

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“Hot in Cleveland” Ending After Six Seasons

“Hot in Cleveland” Ending After Six Seasons

Jesse Grant/Getty Images for TV Land(NEW YORK) — TV Land is putting Hot in Cleveland on ice.The cable network announced Monday that the sitcom will end with its sixth season, which premiered earlier this month.Hot in Cleveland, which launched in 2010 and aired its 100th episode in September, stars Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick as three friends from Los Angeles who unexpectedly landed in Cleveland and rent a home in the Ohio city from a sassy caretaker, played by Betty White.A statement from TV Land President Larry W. Jones reads in part, "It’s been an honor to work with Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick and the incomparable Betty White as well as our executive producers Suzanne Martin, Todd Milliner, Sean Hayes and the rest of our exceptional writers, production team and crew." The statement continues, "The passion and talent they brought to the set each and every week over the past 5 years has put TV Land on the map as a network dedicated to quality original programming."  TV Land is also the network home of the Hot in Cleveland spin-off The Soul Man, starring Cedric the Entertainer.

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“Hunger Games” Stars Hit the White Carpet at LA Premiere

“Hunger Games” Stars Hit the White Carpet at LA Premiere

Lionsgate(LOS ANGELES) — The Los Angeles premiere of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1 was held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live Monday night. Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Jena Malone, and the other stars walked the white carpet for fans' first look at the third film in the adaptation of Suzanne Collins' bestselling book series. In stark contrast to her character Katniss Everdeen's dark locks and black body armor, Lawrence's hair was much lighter as she wore a scoop-neck ivory-colored Dior Couture dress, complete with shimmering silver details and gold sandals. The movie's two leading men, Hutcherson and Hemsworth, however, went dark, wearing black suits.Hutcherson, who plays Peeta Mellark in the series, said of Mockingjay, "It's so different from the first two Hunger Games. It becomes about the consequences of war, and it's a much bigger scope. You see it's not just about the games, it's about society and how they all are trying to make a change in the world. So it becomes a much bigger film I think." One notable absence from the premiere was Oscar winner Phillip Seymour Hoffman, who died of a drug overdose in February. The actor passed away before some of his scenes in both Part 1 and 2 were finished, and while it was thought computer generated technology would be used to replace Hoffman, director Francis Lawrence reportedly balked out of respect for the actor.Instead, the filmmakers shuffled some of the lines his character, Head Gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee, was to deliver.Producer Nina Jacobson explained to ABC News Radio, "We had two scenes that he hadn't shot, and in both of them there were scenes where we gave the dialog and the content of that scenes to either Effi or Hamitch." Those characters are played by Elizabeth Banks and Woody Harrelson, respectively. She explained, "The scene where they show Katniss and Cinna's notebooks, he should be in the scene, he's not. And we had Effi there, and you know, she's certainly capable of delivering that scene. And there's another scene at the end of the second movie where we had to give his dialog to Woody and our other actors. We have wonderful actors and characters who could step into those parts and they did." The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1 opens nationwide Friday.

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“Dancing with the Stars” Recap: Comedian Tommy Chong Eliminated

“Dancing with the Stars” Recap: Comedian Tommy Chong Eliminated

ABC/Adam Taylor(LOS ANGELES) -- Comedian Tommy Chong and his pro partner Peta Murgatroyd were voted off ABC's Dancing with the Stars Monday night after weeks of defying the odds and just one week shy of the finals of the dance competition.Chong, 76, is the oldest competitor to have made it this far in the 19 seasons of the show, despite performances that scored at or near the bottom of the leaderboard each week.When co-host Erin Andrews asked Chong what his time on the show meant to him, he replied: “Everything,” adding that it just “showed that...old stoners can perform when they need to.”Next week’s two-night final will feature actress Janel Parrish, YouTube star Bethany Mota, Duck Dynasty star Sadie Robertson and actor Alfonso Ribeiro competing for the mirrorball trophy.Each couple had to perform two routines Monday. The first dance was set to a song, and the second featured a different dance style set to an “unplugged” -- or musically stripped-down -- version of the song from the first routine.Sadie Robertson: Robertson’s first dance of the night, a quickstep, won praise from the judges. Head judge Len Goodman said he was disappointed because he didn't see anything to not like in the entire routine. Julianne Hough called Robertson a “breath of fresh air,” telling her the performance was brilliant. Bruno Tonioli said Robertson’s performance was “really wonderful” and he commended her pro partner, Mark Ballas, on the choreography. Carrie Ann Inaba said the performance was detail-oriented. Robertson earned a 10 and three 9s for a total of 37 out of a possible 40 points.Robertson’s second routine of the night, an Argentine tango, also earned the judges’ approval. Goodman said the routine was “terrific,” although he said he wished the prop guitar had been featured less in the routine. Hough and Inaba both said they loved the use of the guitar and Robertson’s performance. Tonioli said Robertson’s performance was “emotionally involved, sensual but always correct.” The judges said Robertson deserved to be in the finals, and gave her three 9s and a 10 for a total of 37 points.Alfonso Ribeiro: The actor suffered a back injury during rehearsal last week and wasn't sure he’d be able to perform, but he did and the judges approved. “Pain is temporary; glory is forever. Work for it to get into that final,” Goodman said. Hough said Ribeiro showed he was a fighter, and Inaba advised the actor to “go safe but go hard” for his second routine. Tonioli said he didn't see any sign of injury in Ribeiro’s performance. The actor earned four 9s for a total of 36 points.The actor’s unplugged contemporary routine wowed the judges. Goodman praised its passion, Tonioli saw “sizzling chemistry” between Ribeiro and pro partner Witney Carson and Inaba said it was amazing. “It was so unexpected. You showed us a whole new side of Alfonso tonight. I’m so excited!” she said. Ribeiro earned 39 points.Tommy Chong: His jazz routine won the comedian a standing ovation from the ballroom audience and kudos from the judges. Goodman, a former award-winning dancer, told the 76-year-old that he admired what he’d achieved throughout the entire competition. “Tommy, I tell you, you’re six years older than I am and I’ll be honest, I couldn't have done what you've done...Well done,” Goodman said. Tonioli told Chong, who has struggled in the competition, that he was lucky to have Peta Murgatroyd as his pro partner. “You have Peta, the human defibrillator. She can bring the dead back to life,” he said, adding that he enjoyed the performance. Inaba agreed, calling Murgatroyd the MVP of the season. Hough called Chong the “wild card” of the show, adding that the performance was “wild” but that she loved it. Chong earned four 7s for a total of 28 points.Chong’s second routine, an unplugged rumba that was inspired by The Nutcracker, moved Hough and Inaba to tears. Hough called the routine “magical,” and Inaba said the routine showed the master and his muse. “There was something so tender, every touch, every embrace,” she said. Goodman said Chong may not always have been the judges’ favorite, “but what’s better, you’re America’s favorite.” Chong earned two 8s and two 9s for a total of 34 points.Bethany Mota: The YouTube star drew mixed reviews for her samba. Tonioli liked that the routine took the samba out of its traditional milieu, but Inaba said she felt “a little underwhelmed” because she has come to expect more from Mota. Goodman likened the routine to cotton candy -- light and fluffy, but a bit sticky here and there. However, he said the routine was fun and he liked the feel of it. Hough, the sister of Mota’s pro partner, Derek Hough, liked the routine, telling her brother that his pre-dance doubts based on a creative block during rehearsals were unfounded. “You've got nothing to worry about so get out of your head, Derek,” she said. Mota earned four 9s for a total of 36 points.The judges loved Mota’s unplugged contemporary routine that featured the continuous use of a large prop picture frame held between her and her pro partner. “I didn't want to blink,” Inaba said, calling the routine “breathtaking.” Describing it as a “Picasso of a dance,” Goodman said he loved it. Hough called the routine “picture perfect,” while Tonioli said the performance “should be on permanent display in an art gallery. It’s a modern masterpiece.” Mota earned 40 points.Janel Parrish: The actress’ fiery paso doble with partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy drew rave reviews from the judges. “I wanted more! That was over way to soon...Fabulous,” Inaba said. Goodman called it a “great performance and a fabulous routine.” Hough said Parrish was “in it to win it,” while Tonioli added that Parrish was “like an untamed force or nature.” Parrish earned four 10s, for a perfect score of 40.The actress’ unplugged Argentine tango drew mixed reviews from judges. Inaba said the lifts were “a bit ungraceful,” and Goodman agreed that the first lift could have been sharper. Tonioli loved the lifts, saying they were in keeping with the tone of the routine. “Fantastic job,” he said. Hough said Parrish had a God-given gift for dance. The actress earned 38 points.Monday’s scores (First routine, second routine, grand total):Janel Parrish and Valentin Chmerkovskiy: 40; 38. Total: 78Bethany Mota and Derek Hough: 36; 40. Total: 76Alfonso Ribeiro and Witney Carson: 36; 39. Total: 75Sadie Robertson and Mark Ballas: 37; 37. Total: 74Tommy Chong and Peta Murgatroyd: 28; 34. Total: 62 (Chong was voted off Monday)Dancing with the Stars returns next Monday at 8 p.m. Eastern time on ABC.

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Kendall Jenner Opens Up About Modeling, Shying Away from Family Name and Parents’ Divorce

Kendall Jenner Opens Up About Modeling, Shying Away from Family Name and Parents’ Divorce

Timothy White/E!(NEW YORK) -- Although Kendall Jenner is known for being a part of the reality TV Kardashian-Jenner clan, the 19-year-old says she has tried to distance herself from her family in an effort to make it as a serious model.

“I’m not trying to use a family name or anything,” Jenner said in an interview with Nightline. “In reality I worked pretty hard for this… It wasn’t like I just got it magically and it just happened.”

And her hard work has paid off. Jenner has been anointed by Vogue’s editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, she has appeared in the magazine, often considered the fashion world’s Bible, she has been in Givenchy ads. And this weekend, it was announced that she had landed a massive cosmetic contract as the newest face of Estee Lauder.

“Estee Lauder is one of the most prestigious brands in our entire business,” said Jenner’s modeling agent, Chris Gay of The Society Management. “They are very careful when they choose and select a model....To actually wrap up a deal like that within your first year, is unheard of.”

Joining the Estee Lauder family, Jenner said, was one of the biggest breaks of her career, followed by walking in a Marc Jacobs Fashion Week show in February. Jenner, then 18, wore a see-through top and fierce makeup, which included bleached eyebrows, on the runway, and many people were shocked by the revealing outfit.

“Who’s going to argue with Marc Jacobs when he’s putting you in an outfit, you know what I mean?” Jenner said. “It was an amazing moment. And I do not regret it.”

In trying to make a name for herself on her own, Jenner dropped her last name from her modeling cards and initially told Kim and her sisters not to come to her runway shows.

“It was more of a mutual understanding,” Jenner said. “I remember getting a phone call from Kim… ‘I just wanted to let you know, I just got an invite to the Marc show. I don’t think it’s a good idea that I go. Do you agree?’ And I was like, ‘I completely agree’ ... She obviously is who she is, and it would’ve almost taken the attention away from me.”

While her sister Kim is trying to "break the Internet," Jenner is focused on modeling. Her mother Kris Jenner is her manager, and the last place you might expect to find Jenner is in the boxing ring when her face is, quite literally, her fortune. But so is her physique, so she incorporates boxing in her workout routine.

“I would just always be looking at these supermodels who were just so amazing to me,” she said. “They were like superheroes....They were magical....I want to be some little girl’s superhero. I want to be, I want to be the best role model I can be to a little girl or to a little boy or to anybody.”

Jenner is the second youngest of nine siblings in a complicated family whose day-to-day is captured on reality TV. Jenner literally came of age on Keeping Up With the Kardashians, a minor character on the series and its spinoffs, and that’s the way she likes it.

"Everybody knows I’m like a little more shy, especially when I was younger, I was super shy,” she said. "When I was a kid, I was so homesick at all times. I would go to a friend’s house and I would be 'all right, I’m going to have a sleepover, Dad.' He would be like, 'great.' I would call him at like 9 p.m., 'Dad, come pick me up please.'"

Despite her celebrity family, Jenner says her childhood was a happy one with a glamorous mom, with whom she and her sister Kylie, the baby of the family, are incredibly close.

Jenner is equally tight with her father, Bruce Jenner, an Olympic gold medalist, who once offered his expertise to Kendall’s track and field team.

“He was like the main coach for the high jump. It was more like technical stuff. And I ended up being the number-one high jumper in my entire school."

Jenner said it wasn’t easy seeing her parents’ separation and ultimate divorce play out in public.

“It sucked, but it’s not -- I try to think of it as it’s not the worst thing that could have happened,” she said. “I still am so close with both my dad and my mom. Nothing has really changed, except for the fact that now my dad lives on a beach, which is awesome. That’s not that bad... everybody’s happy.”

But that didn’t stop the tabloid headlines from running amok, to which Jenner said she will usually just “brush it off.”

But even the triumphs come at a cost when you’re part of such a polarizing family. This fall, the Australian tabloid Famous ran a photo of Kendall with the headline, “You’re Too Fat For Runway,” but Jenner chose not to acknowledge it.

“I don’t feel the need, you know what I mean? Let them do what they want to do. Let them sit behind a computer and write stupid things about a young girl and make her feel bad about herself,” she said. “I think it’s cruel and it’s evil.”

Instead, she just chose to just move on, because, as she put it, the scrutiny “comes with the territory.”

“Why would you ever want to live your life like that? So like, just traumatized, by what everybody is saying about you?” Jenner said. “If you just ignore it and go on and you’re like, ‘I know what’s real.’ My family, my friends, they know what’s real. So what else, why does that matter?”

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Mama June Admits ‘I’m Not a Perfect Parent,’ Discusses Her Relationship With Child Molester

Mama June Admits ‘I’m Not a Perfect Parent,’ Discusses Her Relationship With Child Molester

TLC(NEW YORK) -- TLC cancelled Here Comes Honey Boo Boo last month on the heels of a report that the show's matriarch, "Mama June" Shannon, was dating Mark McDaniel, a man who was previously convicted of molesting her oldest daughter, Anna.While Shannon has long maintained that she hasn't been involved with McDaniel since he went to jail for his crime, she did say during an appearance on Dr. Phil Monday that they have seen each other twice recently. On one of those occasions, she and McDaniel didn't speak. The second time, her 14-year-old daughter, whom she calls Pumpkin, requested the visit, Shannon said, because he helped raise her and she had questions for him."I'm not a perfect parent. I made a mistake," she said. But, "I want you to know that I'm not in a relationship with Mark McDaniel. I'm not in a relationship at all."

That includes with "Sugar Bear" Mike Thompson, Shannon's longtime partner and the father to her youngest daughter, Alana. The two split this past September. She and Sugar Bear both told Dr. Phil that it was his wandering eye that caused the split."I couldn't leave the women on Facebook and texting alone," he admitted, before telling Dr. Phil that he's living in his family's house again, though he's not romantically involved with Shannon. "I'm helping take care of things."However, their family life is still far from perfect. Shannon, 35, said she knows how betrayed Anna feels by her visit with McDaniel, and added that she didn't know Anna's "side of the story" until two and a half years ago."I told Anna how sorry I am. We talk almost every day," she said, though she added that Anna "lied about certain things too." "I do in a way feel like I failed to protect Anna but I didn't know and she admitted that too. I was at work when this happened."However, Shannon isn't convinced that her controversy is the sole reason for the show's cancellation, nor is she completely sad to have her time on reality TV come to an end."Honestly, after two and a half years, I could tell the girls were starting to get wore [sic] down," she said. "You could tell that they were starting to not want to do it anymore."

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How Jack O’Connell Got the Lead Role in Angelina Jolie’s “Unbroken”

How Jack O’Connell Got the Lead Role in Angelina Jolie’s “Unbroken”

Universal(LOS ANGELES) -- Jack O’Connell’s star is on the rise thanks to Angelina Jolie, who tapped him to play the late Louis Zamperini in her new film, Unbroken.At Friday’s Hollywood Film Awards, where Jolie presented O’Connell with the New Hollywood Award, the Oscar-winning actress-turned-director revealed why the 24-year-old newcomer won the role of Zamperini, an American Olympic track star who spent more than two and a half years as a POW after he was captured by Japanese forces during World War II.“The auditions were very intense and none more so than the cell,” the filmmaker said. “In the cell, the actors would be confined, not knowing if he would be there for three minutes or an hour. A crew member with a rubber baton would go in at unexpected times and hit the actor. It didn’t hurt, but the feeling would bring up the emotion of the loss of freedom, the control, the never knowing, the sense of powerlessness.”When it came to O’Connell’s turn, Jolie said, “All of the actors were so brave and many of the auditions were emotional and heartbreaking, and then came Jack. He went in the cell. He sat in the dark. He didn’t force anything. He didn’t act. He was just present. He looked around the darkness, he felt the isolation, and he looked so young and vulnerable, and when he was hit, he took the beating, he ended up shaking from the feelings and he allowed his emotions to come forward.”The director continued, “The second time he begged the guard to stop with tears in his eyes. And the third time, something happened. His eyes changed and he went against the script. And when the guard came in, he fought back. He just couldn’t stay down.”

Jolie said Zamperini himself approved of O’Connell’s casting before his death at age 97 on July 2.“I showed [that] audition tape to Louis, and he smiled,” she said. “As a director, to have Jack in front of your lens is a gift. He makes every moment honest.”Unbroken is scheduled for release Christmas Day.

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“Orange Is the New Black” Actress Diane Guerrero Reveals Her Parents Were Deported

“Orange Is the New Black” Actress Diane Guerrero Reveals Her Parents Were Deported

Eric Leibowitz for Netflix(LOS ANGELES) -- Diane Guerrero, an actress from Orange Is the New Black, is discussing a personal detail about her background to encourage Americans to fight for immigration reform.Guerrero, who also appears in the show Jane the Virgin, wrote an op-ed article for the Los Angeles Times detailing her parents' and older brother's deportation to Colombia when she, a U.S.-born citizen, was just 14."Not a single person at any level of government took any note of me. No one checked to see if I had a place to live or food to eat, and at 14, I found myself basically on my own," she wrote. "[My parents] would have liked to fight deportation, but without a lawyer and an immigration system that rarely gives judges the discretion to allow families to stay together, they never had a chance. Finally, they agreed for me to continue my education at Boston Arts Academy, a performing arts high school, and the parents of friends graciously took me in."Guerrero, now 28, said that her adolescent years were tough. She worried about overstaying her welcome with her friends' families, and it was painful only seeing her parents during summer visits to Colombia."Though I was surrounded by people who cared about me, part of me ached with every accomplishment, because my parents weren't there to share my joy," she said.Now, she's advocating for change, both for those who want to immigrate to America and for all U.S. citizens."Children who grow up separated from their families often end up in foster care, or worse, in the juvenile justice system despite having parents who love them and would like to be able to care for them," she wrote. "President Obama has promised to act on providing deportation relief for families across the country, and I would urge him to do so quickly. Keeping families together is a core American value."

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What You Need to Know About the Bill Cosby Sex Assault Allegations

What You Need to Know About the Bill Cosby Sex Assault Allegations

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Bill Cosby's lawyer this weekend provided the only statement he said the comedian or anyone on his team is going to make about any past allegations of sexual assault.John P. Schmitt, Cosby's lawyer, Sunday posted a notice to the famed comedian's website, saying Cosby, 77, would not be addressing "decade-old, discredited allegations," even though some women have recently come forward for the first time publicly."The fact that they are being repeated does not make them true," Schmitt added. "There will be no further statement from Mr. Cosby or any of his representatives."Cosby, who has never been criminally charged in connection with the allegations and has repeatedly denied them in the past, was first publicly accused of assault 10 years ago in 2004. Here is a quick rundown of what has happened since then.

The initial accusations came to light after Andrea Constand -- a former Temple University employee, the Philadelphia school from which Cosby graduated -- said the comedian drugged and sexually assaulted her in 2004, People magazine reported in 2006.Soon after Constand’s allegation, 13 other women stepped forward anonymously as witnesses with similar claims in support of Constand, People reported. Authorities in Pennsylvania did not charge Cosby because of "insufficient credible and admissible evidence," the magazine reported, but the actor settled out of court in a civil claim with Constand for an undisclosed amount in 2006. There was no admission of guilt.Around the same time, Barbara Bowman was asked to come forward and testify against the comedian, according to an op-ed she wrote in the Washington Post last week. After he wasn't charged, however, Bowman said she moved on with her life, even though she never told her story in an official setting. Now, with the allegations resurfacing, she is speaking publicly."Cosby had drugged and raped me, too, I told them," Barbara Bowman wrote in her op-ed for the Washington Post. Bowman added that the alleged incident happened in 1985 when she was a 17-year-old actress."[He] brainwashed me into viewing him as a father figure, and then assaulted me multiple times," she wrote. "I have never received any money from Bill Cosby and have not asked for it," she continued in her piece, adding that the statute of limitations for any of her allegations has run out.Bowman spoke to ABC News Monday and explained how even a lawyer didn't take her claims seriously when she brought them up in the past."When I went [to] the lawyer's office he laughed at me, he treated me as if I was delusional," she said. "Who's going to believe that? Bill Cosby? Dr. Huxtable?"Another accuser stepping forward is Joan Tarshis..

She told ABC News on Monday that her friends introduced her to the comedian, then starring in his first sitcom, in 1969 when she was 19 years old and visiting Los Angeles.

"All of a sudden, I'm feeling very drugged," she, now 64, said. "The next thing I remember is waking up in bed, naked next to him the next morning, next to Cosby."

Tarshis said it happened twice. She said she never told anyone.

"I saw no way out," she said. "I didn't think anyone would believe me. It's me saying something about Bill Cosby, who is like a god to everyone in the world. He's Mr. Wonderful. He's Mr. Jello, you know."

Efforts for further comment from Cosby's lawyer or rep were not immediately returned to ABC News.

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Colin Farrell Defends His Gay Brother in Same-Sex Marriage Plea

Colin Farrell Defends His Gay Brother in Same-Sex Marriage Plea

Scott Gries/Getty Images(DUBLIN, Ireland) --  Colin Farrell has taken to writing an op-ed to defend his brother and defend the potential of gay marriage in his native Ireland.Farrell, 38, wrote in Ireland's Sunday World that his brother, Eamonn, "didn’t choose to be gay.""But he was always proud of who he was. Proud and defiant and, of course, provocative," he continued. "Even when others were casting him out with fists and ridicule and the laughter of pure loathsome derision, he maintained an integrity and dignity that flew in the face of the cruelty that befell him."Farrell added that he penned the piece because his brother was forced to marry in Canada years ago, not his native Ireland, because the country does not allow gay marriage. A vote will take place during a country-wide referendum in May to determine whether same-sex marriage will be allowed in the actor's home country."It’s about giving our lesbian and gay sisters and brothers back a right that should never have been stolen from them in the first place," he added.The Total Recall and future True Detective star addressed the Irish government and its people, writing that they have the chance to make this change.He added that his brother is "at home in Dublin living in peace and love with his husband of some years, Steven. They are about the healthiest and happiest couple I know. They had to travel a little farther than down the aisle to make their vows, though, to Canada, where their marriage was celebrated ... That’s why this is personal to me. The fact that my brother had to leave Ireland to have his dream of being married become real is insane. INSANE."The actor pointed out the clear differences between how easy it is to marry if you are straight."I can jump into my car now, drive four hours to Vegas from Los Angeles, get drunk and meet a woman and have ‘Elvis’ marry us for $200. And yet in many states in America, if I were gay, I couldn’t marry," he wrote.Farrell closed by asking those living in Ireland, reading his plea to "sign up and register to vote next year so that each individual’s voice can be heard. ...There are too many things that divide us as a people, let not this be another one."

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Why Jennifer Lawrence Shops at IKEA

Why Jennifer Lawrence Shops at IKEA

ABC/Fred Lee(NEW YORK) -- When you’re Jennifer Lawrence, you can shop anywhere.But the Hunger Games star, 24, takes a decidedly low-key approach to furnishing her new $7 million, five-bedroom home in Beverly Hills. Appalled at the cost of designer couches, Lawrence told The Telegraph, “I bought one from IKEA. It doesn’t matter how much money I make, unfairness in prices really fires me up. Like shopping in L.A and a T-shirt costs $150.”The Oscar winner explained, “I have perspective because I didn’t grow up in this business. I’m not from Hollywood, I’m from Kentucky. I didn’t become successful until a few years ago and I’m very aware of what the real world is and how much a couch costs.”At the same time, Lawrence acknowledges that the world she now lives in as an A-list movie star is very different than her Louisville upbringing.“A lot of anxiety comes from something as simple as me going to the grocery store because I don’t know what could happen, and I have nightmares all the time that I’m walking through a shopping mall and suddenly people start surrounding me and there’s nowhere I can go,” she told the British publication. “So sometimes it’s easier to call one of my friends and ask them to pick up some bananas for me because I don’t want to go to the grocery store and have an event.”She added, “But it’s important to stay grounded, so I don’t know. I’m figuring it out. Or trying to.”

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Band Aid: ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ Re-Recorded to Raise Funds for Ebola Fight

Band Aid: ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ Re-Recorded to Raise Funds for Ebola Fight

Sir Bob Geldof arrives at the Band Aid recording on Nov. 15, 2014 in London. SAV/GC Images(LONDON) — A holiday classic is hitting the airwaves in a new way Monday morning.Some of pop’s biggest stars banded together to release a new version of “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” a pop classic that was first released decades ago to aid the fight famine in Ethiopia.The video of the new version -- featuring One Direction, Ellie Goulding, Rita Ora, Christ Martin and others -- premiered Sunday night on Britain’s X-Factor. It will raise funds and awareness for the fight against Ebola, and some of the lyrics were revised to reflect the current crisis.The song is available as a 99-cent download Monday, while a CD version will be available in about three weeks.The original -- written by Irish rocker Bob Geldof and musician Midge Ure, and featuring the megastars of the time such as Sting, Duran Duran and Boy George -- was released in 1984.The effort was dubbed Band Aid, and the song was an enormous hit, raising more than $24 million for the cause.The artists in the newest version arrived in London on Saturday to record the song. Many of them were not even alive when the song was first released. Bono is the only original Band Aid member to return for an encore.“Do They Know It’s Christmas?” has been covered on other occasions to raise funds for charitable causes.In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Ure reiterated that this was a fundraising effort and issued a plea.“All we can do is hope that Ed Sheeran and One Direction and everyone else plead with the fans not to stream this, not to download this for free," he said.

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Solange Knowles Marries Alan Ferguson

Solange Knowles Marries Alan Ferguson

Josh Brasted/WireImage(NEW ORLEANS) — Solange Knowles, Beyonce’s younger sister, is a married woman.Knowles, 28, tied the knot with 51-year-old video director Alan Ferguson in New Orleans on Sunday.Among the 200 family members and friends attending were big sis Beyonce and husband Jay Z, with daughter Blue Ivy in tow. Mom Tina Knowles and son Daniel Julez, 10, also attended. Celebrity guests included singer Janelle Monae and musician friends Kelela, Questlove and Kindness, who performed at the reception.“Everyone I worked with on the wedding are friends who I love,” Knowles told Vogue by email earlier in the day. “Everything was a labor of love.”The bride and groom arrived at the ceremony on vintage white-painted bicycles decorated with cream roses. Knowles wore a cream pantsuit with plunging neckline and cape by Stephane Rolland, according to the magazine.Vogue also had an exclusive first look at Knowles’ wedding dress. She walked down the aisle in a long column dress, also with flowing cape, designed by Humberto Leon for Kenzo.Her sister and mother, as well as other members of the wedding party, were also dressed in white.Ferguson has directed videos for Katy Perry and John Legend. He won a best director BET Award for co-directing Beyonce’s “Party” and “Dance for You” videos.This is Knowles' second marriage. She had Daniel Julez with ex-husband Daniel Smith.

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