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2009-03-17 23:20:30

U.S. pop star Belinda Carlisle and her professional partner, Jonathan Roberts, were the first pair eliminated from this season of Dancing with the Stars. I had a great time, E! Online quoted Carlisle as saying after her elimination was announced Tuesday night. I learned how to dance and I wish I could have done better for Jonathan, because he's a great teacher. Still in the competition, along with their professional dance partners, are Steve Wozniak, Holly Madison, Ty Murray, Steve-O, Gilles...

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2009-03-09 12:50:45

Actress Julia Roberts is set to produce the big-screen comedy, Jesus Henry Christ, through her Red Om Films production company, The Hollywood Reporter said. Based on Dennis Lee's Student Academy Award-winning short film of the same name, the project reunites Roberts with Lee, her Fireflies in the Garden director. Jesus is about a 10-year-old boy who is raised by a loving feminist single mom, but wants to find out who his father is, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said. Fireflies,...

2009-02-22 18:43:00

ABC's Robin Roberts, to wear J.Crew As co-host of Official Oscars(R) Red Carpet Pre-Show LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Good Morning America's Robin Robertswill wear J.Crew to walk the Red Carpet and to co-host The Official Oscars Red Carpet Pre-Show tonight on ABC. Suze Yalof Schwartz, Executive Fashion Editor-at-Large of Glamour magazine, introduced Roberts to J.Crew's Creative Director, Jenna Lyons. Yalof Schwartz and Roberts met with Jenna and the J.Crew design team at...

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2009-02-16 10:45:51

Tim Gunn, Robin Roberts and Jess Cagle have been named the hosts of the official 30-minute Oscar's Red Carpet 2009 in Los Angeles, producers said. This will be the first time the trio presides over the Oscar pre-show, which is to air Sunday on the ABC television network, immediately prior to the 81st Academy Awards presentation. Gunn, who is chief creative officer at Liz Claiborne Inc. and well-known for his co-presenting of the Emmy-nominated program Project Runway, will interview...

2009-02-11 08:02:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Neutrogena(R), a worldwide leader in highly effective, dermatologist-recommended skincare and cosmetics, announced today that actress Emma Roberts has signed on as Neutrogena's newest brand ambassador. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090211/NY69364 ) Emma Roberts, talented actress and role model, will continue to inspire young women as a new face and voice of Neutrogena. She will be joining beauty icons including Diane Lane, Jennifer...

2009-02-10 13:10:00

LEANN RIMES, BRITTANY MURPHY, JASON LEWIS, JERRY O'CONNELL, EMILIE DE RAVIN, EDDIE CIBRIAN, FAYE DUNAWAY, CYBILL SHEPHERD and IVAN SERGEI Headline All-Star Casts LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- This Spring, plan your escape as Lifetime Television sets the mood for romance with four all-new Lifetime Original Movies from best-selling sensation Nora Roberts. Airing over four consecutive Saturdays, the films include Nora Roberts' Northern Lights, starring LeAnn Rimes(Holiday in Your...

2009-02-05 17:04:00

An Australian man said his complaints about pornographic images discovered on the cell phone he gave his daughter for Christmas have gone unaddressed. John Roberts said the Nokia 6210 Navigator he purchased in November from the 3 mobile store in Toowong was found to contain images of men and women engaged in sex acts after his 14-year-old daughter took it out of its packaging on Christmas, the Brisbane Courier-Mail reported Thursday. I was really embarrassed -- it tears me apart, I don't know...

2009-01-27 07:00:00

51-year-old Mona Roberts proves "50 is the new 30" in groundbreaking new calendar HAGATNA, Guam, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Mona Roberts has published the island's first au natural calendar to promote her "Look Good Naked" theme for women of ALL ages. The 51-year-old native Chamorrita is beautifully captured au natural and semi-nude in high-quality images photographed exclusively in Guam's idyllic tropical settings and in her beautiful cottage home. "I wanted to show that women of all ages can...

2009-01-20 14:00:14

Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts had only 35 words to utter but the placement of one word tripped him up Tuesday. Roberts misplaced the word faithfully while administering the oath of office to Barack Obama when he was sworn in as the 44th president. And after a split second of hesitation, Obama followed his lead. The wording is: I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the office of president of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect...

2009-01-07 17:04:51

A Florida woman who claims part of a knife was left inside her head after she was stabbed three years ago said she plans to sue the hospital that treated her. Chad Roberts, an attorney for Edith McQueen of Jacksonville, said his client went to the Shands-Jacksonville Medical Center in August 2005 after she was stabbed twice in the head during a random act of violence, WJXT-TV, Jacksonville, Fla., reported Wednesday. Somehow, someway, the knife was left in her head. She presented to the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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