| January 2, 2014

Here's the skinny:

British actor Douglas Booth isn't romantically interested in Taylor Swift despite her attempts at wooing him. So expect Swift to write a song about what a jerk he is sometime soon.

READ: Why Taylor Swift's Neighbors Hate Her

Kate Middleton and sister Pippa didn't wait until New Year's Eve to start celebrating. The two began partying at a friend's place on Monday, with William and George nowhere in sight.

READ: Kate Middleton Royally Upset With Queen

Miley Cyrus kissed Ryan Seacrest at midnight this New Year's Eve. We'd like to say she slipped him the tongue, but we don't think that was the case.

WATCH: Miley Cyrus' Racy New Video

Demi Moore has a new boyfriend who seems to be about Ashton Kutcher's age. He's got more big weird tattoos, though.

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James Avery, best known for his roles as Uncle Phil on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and the voice of Shredder on the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" animated series, died Tuesday from complications of heart surgery. He was 68.

Kaley Cuoco of "The Big Bang Theory" got married to fiance Ryan Sweeting in a big pink wedding gown on New Year's Eve.

PHOTO: Jessica Biel Weds Justin Timberlake in Pink Wedding Gown

According to Page Six, Robin Thicke nearly backed out of his New Year's Eve gig because his Miami hotel room was too small. Thicke likes a thicker room, apparently.

A few people are up in arms about Beyonce's recent Instagram post, in which she's posing in front of a depiction of The Last Supper. But it's pretty tame, so don't get too excited.

Marvel released the first publicity photo from their next superhero film "Guardians of the Galaxy," and evidently, it stars some sort of tree/man hybrid. Entertainment Weekly has the photo, if want to see what that looks like.

WATCH: Hugh Jackman's Secrets for Bulking Up to Play Wolverine


Shia LeBeouf continues to desperately seek forgiveness from Daniel Clowes after plaigarizing his comic book, so he hired a skywriting firm to write a five-mile-long apology in the sky over Los Angeles.

READ: Moving Past an Affair: Tips for a Meaningful Apology

Simon Cowell is getting ready to propose to the soon-to-be mother of his child. "It's not a matter of if, it's when," said one source.

Angela Lansbury has been officially recognized as a Dame in the Order of the British Empire. And it's about damn time, because her dame-hood was never in question around here.

And finally, McDonald's restaurants in Japan are now offering an "American Vintage" menu, featuring items that are were never — and nor will ever be — on the McDonald's menus in America.

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