Celebrity To Host ‘american Idol’ Finalists At Sea

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Sarah Michelle Gellar buys new L.A. home In the land of celebrities, there are a few things that determine the necessity of a new home. Most common predecessor to a new place? A new baby. Sarah Michelle Gellar and her husband Freddie Prinze Jr.s son, Rocky, was born 6 months ago, and so the growing family they already have a daughter, Charlotte decided to upgrade into a larger home in the Mandeville Canyon neighborhood of Brentwood. The home is a newer construction, built in 2006, and designed to emulate an East Coast Traditional-style found in the Hamptons. The house opens to a grand entrance, with glossed hardwood floors, wood-paneled ceilings and formal spaces, including a book-lined library. Measuring 7,318 square feet, the home has six bedrooms, a full playroom, gym and media room. Gellar is set to star in the new CBS sitcom The Crazy Ones alongside Robin Williams. Want to be Gellars neighbor? There are 435 homes currently for sale in Brentwood. Zillow Mark Wahlberg recently sold his Beverly Hills home for $12.995 million. Mark Wahlberg has found success in a number of roles: model, singer, actor and producer. Despite his well-rounded talents, he didnt find quite the same level of success when it came to selling his home.

to test the new program, according to a report. AFP RELAXNEWS Tracy Anderson / AFP Tracy Anderson “The Method For Beginners” DVD. The trainer has launched a new program just for men. Related Stories Steel drum band is un-beat-able at Brooklyn competition Celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson , famed for sculpting the famous physiques of Gwyneth Paltrow and Molly Sims, has launched a new program just for men. According to Details magazine, the 38-year-old hardbody has already recruited the likes of Matthew McConaughey and Robert Downey Jr. to test the program. RELATED: TRACY ANDERSON: I COULD TRANSFORM LENA DUNHAM The men’s program will include $40 for each class at Anderson’s Los Angeles and New York City studios, beginning October 14. A DVD release will follow in early 2014, plus classes on Xbox Fitness . While Anderson has created a fitness empire with her dance-based technique using light dumbbells, she doesn’t plan to change that too much for the guys. Weights will be about five to ten pounds (roughly three to five kilos), but with enough repetitions to leave you aching. Plus the course will feature “high-intensity, agility-based cardio work” and a “focused core routine that defines the abdominal muscles,” according to a press release.

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Post to Facebook Celebrity to host ‘American Idol’ finalists at sea on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1fLPMgX Incorrect please try again A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Join the Nation’s Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Celebrity to host ‘American Idol’ finalists at sea Fran Golden, Special for USA TODAY 12:34 p.m. EDT October 3, 2013 “American Idol” runner-up Blake Lewis will appear on a Celebrity cruise. (Photo: Handout) SHARE 8 CONNECT 44 TWEET COMMENTEMAILMORE Celebrity Cruises is launching a series of concerts, Q&A sessions and autograph signings by finalists from past seasons of the popular Fox TV show American Idol. On the line’s Christmas cruises in the Caribbean, two American Idol singing artists will perform on each sailing. The lineup includes runner-up finalists Bo Bice (fourth season) and Blake Lewis (sixth season), as well as Elliot Yamin, who placed third in the show’s fifth season and whose self-titled album debuted at number one on the Billboard Independent Albums chart and number three on the Billboard 200. Also appearing onboard will be Kimberly Caldwell (second season), Melinda Doolittle (sixth season), Matt Giraud (eighth season) and Mikalah Gordon (fourth season). The Caribbean holiday sailings include week-long cruises on the Celebrity Reflection, Celebrity Summit and Celebrity Silhouette; a five-day cruise on the Celebrity Constellation; a 10-day cruise on Celebrity Equinox; and a 14-day sailing on the Celebrity Eclipse. The Reflection sails from Miami, the Summit from San Juan and the other ships from Fort Lauderdale. The cruise line scheduled the artists as part of its partnership with Las Vegas-based Nite Raiders entertainment, Celebrity officials said. Fran Golden is the Experience Cruise expert blogger and a contributing editor of Porthole Magazine.

Celebrity chef Lynn Crawford in Vancouver

But shes not just a fun and games chef, finding herself in harrowing situations on TV shows. Shes a hugely respected chef and has been the executive chef at Four Seasons Toronto and New York. She currently operates Ruby Watchco and Ruby Eats in Toronto. Shell be in Vancouver, promoting her second cookbook, At Home with Lynn Crawford at Forage Restaurant on Wednesday, October 16 between 5 and 7 p.m.. The event includes refreshments and a personalized copy of the cookbook.(Her first, Lynn Crawfords Pitchin In, was a Gourmand World Cookbook Award winner.) Food and cooking should be a fun and enjoyable occasion, she says. Its weekend brunches with friends, late-night snacks and fancy cocktails, breakfasts that are more than just oatmeal, late lunches with a bottle of wine, dinner parties with lots of laughter, farmers markets with too much to choose from, summer barbecues, winter stews and warm buttered biscuits, roast chicken with garlic and thyme, homemade jams and butterscotch pudding, she says. The cookbook contains 200 recipes from this seasoned chef, starting with Maple Cranberry Walnut Granola and, some 300 pages later, ending with Strawberry Icewine Float (stir a cup of finely diced strawberries and 1/3 cup of ice wine, let sit half an hour, divide into glasses, top with scoop of strawberry ice cream and splash of champagne). The cookbook is all about home, she says in the introduction to her new cookbook. Its personal, fun, and filled with the people Ive known, the places Ive visited and of course, the food that I love to cook at home. For tickets ($75), call 604-688-6755.

Over the years, notable figures in film, TV, music, and sports have come out via magazine covers, lengthy interviews, songs, and speeches to reveal their sexuality to the public. We’re remembering some of the most notable celebrity coming out moments. 2013: Raven-Symone came out on Twitter after the Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act. Former childhood star Raven-Symone tookto Twitter to express her feelings over the Supreme Court’s ruling, saying,”I can finally get married. Yay government! So proud of you!” She later clarified her tweet to E! News , saying, “I was excited to hear today that more states legalized gay marriage. I, however am not currently getting married, but it is great to know I can now, should I wish to.” 2013: NBA player Jason Collins became the first active athlete in a major American professional sport to come out. In the May 6, 2013 issue of Sports Illustrated, NBA player Jason Collins admitted he was gay , saying “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay.” Fellow NBA players voiced their support, including Kobe Bryant who tweeted , “Proud of @ jasoncollins34 . Don’t suffocate who u r because of the ignorance of others.” 2013: Jodie Foster came out in her speech at the Golden Globe Awards.