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Justin Bieber turns 18, gives a shout-out to cougars and gets a new car. They grow up so fast!

Justin Bieber turns 18 Canadian years old today (I’m still not sure how we convert that here) but got to celebrate the good old American way: By getting a new car! Some guys have all the luck, eh?

During a visit to The Ellen DeGeneres Show, which airs today, the now-technically-an-adult pop star — who also tweeted, “dear cougars. i see the jokes. im legal. hahaha”  — was presented by his long-time manager Scooter Braun with a coveted, environmentally-friendly, albeit pricy (around $100k) Fisker Karma to call his own.

“This is amazing!” Bieber gushed over his new present, which was also from pal/mentor Usher. Watch the full clip below, in which DeGeneres gives the singer some additional toys for his new ride, including bobble head dolls for the dashboard and a window sun shade. And don’t give him a hard time for putting it on the outside of the windshield at first, that’s just how they do it in Canada.
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Jennifer Aniston's 'Wanderlust' talk show tour continues

Jennifer Aniston was on Conan last night (again, talking prosthetic penises, though her chat with friend Chelsea Handler was more lively) and her appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show airs today. Watch a preview clip below. Aniston admits she feels guilty for helping to set up boyfriend-costar Justin Theroux so he’d have to breakdance on his first Ellen appearance. (Aniston sent over his special breakdancing shoes.) She also plays a prank on a bike salesman, which is worth watching if only for the moments line-feeding Ellen leaves her hanging and the guy says he wishes he could hit on her.  READ FULL STORY

Pro-Ellen ralliers surpass One Million Moms on Facebook

Safe to say Ellen DeGeneres has won this round. After conservative Christian group One Million Moms railed against J.C. Penney for hiring the lesbian talk-show host as a spokesperson, DeGeneres addressed them on her show, quipping, “Not that there’s anyone counting, but for a group that calls themselves the Million Moms, they only have 40,000 members on their page.”J.C. Penney stood by DeGeneres, and even conservative TV host Bill O’Reilly voiced his support for the comedian. Now Facebook fans have validated the retailer for sticking to their guns. READ FULL STORY

Bill O'Reilly defends Ellen DeGeneres in One Million Moms, J.C. Penney controversy

In a surprising move for the conventional Fox News pundit, Bill O’Reilly came to the rescue of Ellen DeGeneres, who is currently facing heat from conservative groups over her recent partnership with J.C. Penney.

On a segment on last night’s The O’Reilly Factor, O’Reilly took issue with One Million Moms, the group organizing a boycott against the retailer in an effort to force DeGeneres to step down as spokeswoman. Fox News contributor and One Million Moms supporter Sandy Rios explained, “It isn’t about Ellen DeGeneres, but it’s about mainstreaming something that is not acceptable to Christian and traditional family people.” READ FULL STORY

Ellen DeGeneres addresses Prop 8 and J.C. Penney controversy -- VIDEO

Pete Schweddy may not have had anything to say to fun police One Million Moms regarding the issues they took up with him, but Ellen DeGeneres certainly did. The daytime talk show host recently faced scrutiny from the conservative group regarding her partnership with J.C. Penney as their new spokesperson. The American Family Association affiliate, which is still calling for the retailer “to replace Ellen DeGeneres” on their website, launched their campaign against J.C. Penney for not remaining “neutral in the culture war,” and that their business would be hurt because DeGeneres is a lesbian and “most of its customers are traditional families.”

Instead J.C. Penney, with the help of support from GLAAD, chose to stand by DeGeneres. (The New York Times reported that in a statement, company president Michael Francis called DeGeneres “one of the most fun and vibrant people in entertainment today, with great warmth and a down-to-earth attitude.”)

On Wednesday’s show, DeGeneres decided to talk about the issue head-on during her opening monologue. READ FULL STORY

Michelle Obama talks exercise regimen and does push-ups during 'Ellen' visit, puts us all to shame

After watching the clip of First Lady Michelle Obama impressively doing push-ups during her visit to The Ellen DeGeneres Show without so much as breaking a sweat, I’m starting to think we may have to add one more totally awesome woman to this gallery. Somehow unfazed by Mrs. Obama’s enviable arms and her admission that she works out as early as 5:30 in the morning and for as long as an hour-and-a-half every day, host Ellen DeGeneres still challenged the First Lady to a push-up contest. Check out the full clip below to see who won. And then drop and give me 25. (Comments, of course! Twenty-five comments.)
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Ricky Gervais talks Globes on 'Ellen': 'I was just teasing them' -- VIDEO

We’re just three days away from the 2012 Golden Globe Awards ceremony and people are still debating about who got it the worst at last year’s show? Was it some unnamed Scientologists, the gals of Sex and the City, or the typically untouchable A-listers like Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp? (Are you havin’ a laugh, Hollywood? Guess not.)

If you ask Ricky Gervais, it was, well, him. Gervais, who is returning to the scene of the crime this weekend, stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show to talk about the brouhaha he caused last year. READ FULL STORY

Paris Jackson tells 'Ellen' her famous father Michael Jackson 'only tried to protect us'

Paris Jackson appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show today to promote her first role in an upcoming film, Lundon’s Bridge and the Three Keys. Explaining that she took the role in the adaptation of Dennis H. Christen’s fantasy story because of it’s eco-friendly, philanthropic message (50 percent of profits will go to schools), Jackson said, “I know my dad always wanted to heal the world, and so I think it would be great to follow in his footsteps.” Jackson also discussed her memories of her father, including some of his more controversial parenting decisions. See what else she had to say below. READ FULL STORY

Russell Brand shoots down break-up rumors, talks kids on 'Ellen'

Russell Brand dropped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show today. In his interview, the funnyman addressed rumors that he and wife Katy Perry are on the verge of divorce. “There are always rumors, aren’t there? In the end you have to just not engage with Internet technology,” he said, then joked, “which is difficult because a lot of the nude women websites I quite enjoy!”

Brand called the Internet “a wicked little liar” and added that “being famous is like a little bit of you is taken away, and goes off, and lives on its own and does what it wants.” Still, he insisted, “I’m married to Katy perpetually. ‘Until death do us part‘ was the pledge. I’m still alive!” Brand also talked about having kids in the interview. See his take on the possibility of little Brand-Perry babies after the jump.

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Selena Gomez talks Justin Bieber, and her inability to get him to pull up his pants

In an interview airing today on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Selena Gomez admits dealing with that paternity suit filed against her boyfriend Justin Bieber was crazy “to say the least,” but Ellen doesn’t stop there with the sensitive questions. “I think you have influence, and I think you can tell him to pull his pants up,” DeGeneres says to applause. “I really can’t,” Gomez answers. “I’ve told him I don’t get it.” What does he say then? “He laughs,” Gomez says. Watch a clip below.

Ellen also asks what Selena does to compete with Justin’s grand romantic gestures — like renting out the Staples Center for a dinner date. “My favorite is that mine don’t get out,” she says. (Good answer!) “That’s my favorite. Obviously, that’s very sweet, but I like to do things that are a little bit different, and he always gets mad because everything he does gets out.”  READ FULL STORY

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