Halle Berry & Jennifer Garner Join Forces To Support Anti-Paparazzi Bill That Would Make Photographing Their Kids A Crime

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Halle Berry and Jennifer Garner have both been there and done that—and they’re so over it.

“I chose a public life,” Garner, who’s on the cover of the September issue of Allure, acknowledged today in Sacramento, testifying before the California State Assembly Committee on Public Safety in support of a proposed anti-paparazzi bill that would make it a crime for shutterbugs to photograph children without their legal guardian’s permission.

“My three children are private citizens,” she said. “I love my kids. They’re beautiful and sweet and innocent, and I don’t want a gang of shouting, arguing, lawbreaking photographers who camp out everywhere we are all day, every day, to continue traumatizing my kids.”

Berry, who also testified before lawmakers in Sacramento in June and has repeatedly tried to ward off paparazzi from bothering her daughter at school, had her own horror stories to share as well.

The pregnant Oscar winner said Tuesday that photographers have asked her 5-year-old child, “‘How do you feel, Nahla? You may not see your father again. How do you feel about that?’

“They say curse words and call me names, all trying to provoke some sort of response to sell a photograph.”

Senate Bill 606, written by Sen. Kevin DeLeon of Los Angeles, would change the legal definition of harassment to include photographing or recording a child without the permission of a legal guardian.

The proposed legislation is expected to be heard by the Assembly Judiciary Committee. Newspaper publishers have expressed concern that the bill could inhibit them from doing their jobs.

Kim Kardashian Breaks Twitter Silence To Wish Khloe Kardashian Happy Birthday

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Now that’s family love! Kim Kardashian broke her Twitter silence for the first time since giving birth to baby North West to wish her little sister Khloe Kardashian a happy birthday. The reality star, 32, shared two collages of the Kardashian sisters on her Twitter account on Thursday, June 27, one depicting them as youngsters and the other filled with more recent shots.

“The birthday girl! I love you so much!” Kim captioned the first shot, adding that Khloe is “the most loyal & supportive person on the planet!” on the other.

Kim has been on a social media radio silence since giving birth to daughter North on Saturday, June 15.

Beyonce Squashes Pregnancy Rumors With Wine-Drinking Picture

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A picture’s worth a thousand words — and this one seems to say that Beyonce is not, despite rumors to the contrary, pregnant with her second child. On Friday, May 31, the 31-year-old “Love on Top” singer shared a telling snapshot of herself drinking wine with husband Jay-Z in Berlin.

The photo, posted to Beyonce’s Tumblr along with several other pics from her late May visit to Germany, shows the hoodie-wearing superstar sipping on a glass of Barolo red while sitting on Jay-Z’s lap. He has on a backwards baseball cap and a gray shirt, and appears to be smiling as he watches her drink.

Pregnant women, of course, are advised not to consume alcohol, as it can have potentially harmful effects on the baby. Beyonce has not outright commented on reports that she is expecting a second child, but this photo could be a clue.

Earlier this month, the Destiny’s Child alum shared another telling snapshot of her dinner menu, which included salad nicoise, or tuna salad. Tuna has long been considered a controversial food for expectant mothers due to its high level of mercury, so some thought she might be trying to send a message with the cryptic post.

Jay-Z has been a bit more explicit with his denials. In a May 20 radio show broadcast on Hot 97, program director Ebro Darden read an email he had received from the hip hop star.

Responding to Darden’s congratulations on the rumored new sibling for 16-month-old Blue Ivy, Jay-Z said simply, “It’s not true.”

Tamar Braxton Talks Pregnancy

Tamar Braxton sure knows how to keep a secret! Just hours after the WE tv reality star announced her pregnancy on ABC’s Good Morning America, the mom-to-be and her sister, Trina Braxton, stopped by Us Weekly’s New York City offices March 13 and elaborated on Tamar’s baby news.

“I only have a few months to go,” Tamar, 35, revealed. “I’m in my last trimester.” This will be the first child for the “Love and War” singer and her husband of five years, record executive Vince Herbert, 43.

The spouses know their child’s gender but are waiting to share it with fans for now. “We know. You don’t! You have to wait,” Tamar laughed. “You’ll find out on Braxton Family Values. I don’t want to spoil it.”

Trina, meanwhile, can’t wait to watch her younger sister become a mother. “I can’t wait to be a new auntie,” she told Us. “Even though I do know what she’s having, I can’t wait!”

Tamar — who also stars in a WE tv spinoff, Tamar & Vince — admitted she’s got a lot to learn before the baby comes. “It’s weird because it’s always been just me and my shoes, and now it’s me and a baby,” she joked. “It’s good news.”

The new season of Braxton Family Values premieres tonight on WE tv.

Demi Lashes Out At Ashton! Moore Still ‘Really Pissed’ At Kuchter

The 50-year-old actress has finally filed her divorce papers where she’s asking for spousal support after her husband was caught cheating on her and the reason why is that she is still hurt by him.

“Demi is still really pissed off at Ashton,” a source close to the actress explained.

“He humiliated her and then he treated her badly, which she didn’t expect and it really made her mad. She basically wants to hurt him the way he hurt her, and this is the only way she knows how.”

The papers Demi filed in Los Angeles says that she and her husband separated on Nov. 17, 2011, which was AFTER Ashton hooked up with Sara Leal on Sep. 24, 2011, telling her that he was separated from his wife.

“Demi was totally blindsided when Ashton cheated on her and she really hasn’t gotten over it yet. She really loved him and she hasn’t been able to let anything go.”

The source said that Demi knows that she may not get the money she wants, but she feels like she has to at least try.

Alicia Keys Says Son Egypt Has A Crush On Beyonce And Jay-Z’s Daughter Blue Ivy

Power couple in the making! Alicia Keys’ son, Egypt Dean, is only 2 years old, but according to his very famous mom, he’s already set his sights on another superstar tot: Beyonce and Jay-Z’s 13-month-old daughter, Blue Ivy.

Keys, 32 — who welcomed little Egypt with husband Swiss Beatz in October 2010 — revealed her son’s crush during an appearance on The Wendy Williams Show on Feb. 18. But it seems not everyone is thrilled about the adorable love connection.

“I think Egypt kissed Blue…and I don’t think Jay liked it very much,” the “Girl on Fire” singer joked of Beyonce’s hip hop mogul husband. “He called my husband, and he was like, ‘Umm…watch your son.'”

Perhaps Egypt can win over the rapper with his knowledge of basketball? (Jay-Z, real name Shawn Carter, is part-owner of the new Brooklyn Nets.)

“He’s so adorable. I can’t even tell you how huge of a basketball fan he is. You can’t believe it,” Keys told Williams of her little boy. “Like, he knows the whole starting lineup, he can say their numbers, he can say their names, and at night, he has a special song for Melo [Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks] that he sings…It’s very cute.”

President Barack Obama Officially Sworn in for Second Term in the White House

It’s official: President Barack Obama has begun his second term in the White House. The Commander-in-Chief was quietly sworn into office just before noon on Sunday, Jan. 20, one day before the public ceremony on the Capitol steps, which is expected to attract more than 800,000 people.

The private ceremony, which lasted less than two minutes, took place in the White House Blue Room with just a few witnesses, including the president’s wife, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their two daughters, Malia, 14, and Sasha, 11. The oath was administered by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.

A few hours earlier, Vice President Joe Biden was officially sworn in by Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor at his residence on the grounds of the Naval Observatory. Among the audience at his ceremony were his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, and other family members.

Sunday’s intimate events — which satisfied the Constitutional requirement that the POTUS be sworn in before noon on the Jan. 20 after an election — were in stark contrast to the pomp and circumstance planned for Monday. The Jan. 21 Inauguration will be attended by hundreds of thousands of people, including several celebrities.

Earlier this month, the Presidential Inaugural Committee announced that Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson, and James Taylor would take the stage to sing the National Anthem, “My Country Tis of Thee,” and “America the Beautiful,” respectively. Alicia Keys, Katy Perry, fun, and Usher are also scheduled to appear at various Inaugural events.

“Vice President Biden and I are honored to have these wonderfully talented musical artists perform at the Inaugural ceremony,” President Obama, 51, said in a statement. “Their music is often at the heart of the American story and speaks to folks across the country.”

Kim Kardashian Talks Bizarre Breast-Feeding Plan (VIDEO)

The Kardashians may have taken the definition of sharing to a whole new level.

After jet-setting from Los Angeles to New York City, Kim Kardashian joined big sis Kourtney Tuesday morning on the Today show, where they chatted about motherhood, marriage, and breastfeeding with host Savannah Guthrie.

“[Kourtney] said, ‘Like one sister should babysit all the kids so I can go, and then whichever sister’s babysitting should just breastfeed all the kids,” Kim shared.

“I didn’t say let’s try this. But [Kim] did say, ‘Does that not freak you out?’ and I said, ‘No, it doesn’t.’” Kourtney retorted.

Drifting away from their silly banter, Kim, who is three months pregnant, admitted that she hasn’t quite settled into mommy mode yet.

“I think until I really start seeing a belly, it won’t really sink in. It’s just a weird realization, but I think until you start seeing the physical changes…you know, every day is different,” the 32-year-old said about expecting her first child.

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Kim K & Kanye Buy First Home For $11M In Bel Air

Jennifer Aniston can now call Kimye her new neighbors, as Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have reportedly bought an $11 million mansion in the exclusive Bel Air Crest gated community in LA.

According to TMZ’s sources, the rapper and his baby mama have dropped some serious cash for a 14,000-square-foot luxury nest.

Along with Aniston, Chris Paul and Joe Francis reportedly live in the same neighborhood.

It’s said the parents-to-be have already owned the house for weeks and have been fitting out their place with a gym, a movie theater, full hair and makeup salon, bowling alley, basketball court, indoor and outdoor pool…and, we’re guessing, a tricked-out baby nursery.

TMZ reported that the house was originally 10,000-square-feet but apparently the duo needed an extra 4,000 for the additional fixings, as money (or modesty) is no object.

Reports say West and Kardashian have turned down a $3 million tabloid offer for the first baby pics and are perhaps holding out for an even higher bidder. Celeb baby pics famously fetch staggering sums. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie reportedly amassed a record $14 million for first photos of their twins, however they gave the money to charity.