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Alicia Silverstone says son Bear Blu has 'never had a drop of medicine'

Alicia Silverstone says son Bear Blu has 'never had a drop of medicine'

LOS ANGELES, April 17 (UPI) -- Alicia Silverstone shares parenting tips and more in her new book, "The Kind Mama."
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Past and present co-hosts will come together to celebrate Barbara Walters on 'The View'

Past and present co-hosts will come together to celebrate Barbara Walters on 'The View'

NEW YORK, April 16 (UPI) -- All 11 past and present "The View" co-hosts will come together to celebrate Barbara Walters' retirement in an upcoming special episode.
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Jenny McCarthy engaged to Donnie Wahlberg

Jenny McCarthy engaged to Donnie Wahlberg

LOS ANGELES, April 16 (UPI) -- Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg are getting married.
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Jenny McCarthy: 'I am not anti-vaccine'

Jenny McCarthy: 'I am not anti-vaccine'

CHICAGO, April 13 (UPI) -- The actress and media personality fired back at critics in an op-ed for the Chicago Sun-Times.
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Kristin Cavallari defends decision not to vaccinate her kid

Kristin Cavallari defends decision not to vaccinate her kid

March 19 (UPI) -- Kristin Cavallari defended her choice not to vaccinate her children by saying the "scary statistics" on vaccines are motivating her to make the "best decision."
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Jenny McCarthy slammed on Twitter for anti-vaccination beliefs

Jenny McCarthy slammed on Twitter for anti-vaccination beliefs

March 16 (UPI) -- Twitter users gang up on Jenny McCarthy's anti-vaccination beliefs.
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'The View' books Joe Biden as a guest for next week

'The View' books Joe Biden as a guest for next week

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has been booked as a guest on "The View" in New York next week, ABC announced Tuesday.
Rosie O'Donnell to appear as a guest on 'The View'

Rosie O'Donnell to appear as a guest on 'The View'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Rosie O'Donnell has been booked as a guest on "The View" seven years after leaving the New York chat show where she briefly served as a co-host, Variety said.
Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus ring in the New Year with Ryan Seacrest

Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus ring in the New Year with Ryan Seacrest

Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Ryan Seacrest was joined by a bevy of stars for the annual "Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve" show in New York City.
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Pitbull to perform on 'New Year's Rockin' Eve'

Pitbull to perform on 'New Year's Rockin' Eve'

MIAMI, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Recording artist Pitbull is to appear in a live performance from Miami on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest," ABC announced.
Billy Joel to perform on 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve'

Billy Joel to perform on 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve'

NEW YORK, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. rock 'n' roll icon Billy Joel has been booked to perform on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" program, ABC announced Monday.
Icona Pop, Miley Cyrus booked for 'New Year's Rockin' Eve'

Icona Pop, Miley Cyrus booked for 'New Year's Rockin' Eve'

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Blondie, Icona Pop and Miley Cyrus have been booked to perform on the U.S. TV special, "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest," ABC said.
Jenny McCarthy not good for the 'The View' says Julie Chen

Jenny McCarthy not good for the 'The View' says Julie Chen

Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Julie Chen thinks The View made a mistake adding Jenny McCarthy to its cast.
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Fall Out Boy booked to perform on New Year's Rockin' Eve

Fall Out Boy booked to perform on New Year's Rockin' Eve

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Fall Out Boy, Jennifer Hudson and Robin Thicke will be featured on the U.S. broadcast of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest, producers said.
Jenny McCarthy: Donnie Wahlberg 'would be an amazing husband'

Jenny McCarthy: Donnie Wahlberg 'would be an amazing husband'

(UPI) --Jenny McCarthy stopped by Bethenny Frankel's talk show to discuss her gig on "The View," but the blonde bombshell also opened up about potential marriage plans with Donnie Wahlberg.
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Jennifer Ann "Jenny" McCarthy (born November 1, 1972) is an American model, comedian, actress, author and activist. She began her career in 1993 as a nude model for Playboy magazine and was later named their Playmate of the Year. McCarthy then parlayed her Playboy fame into a successful television and film acting career. Most recently, she has written books about parenting, and has become an activist promoting the controversial claims that vaccines cause autism and that chelation therapy helps cure it - both claims which are widely unrecognized or disputed by the medical community.

McCarthy was born in Evergreen Park, Illinois to a middle-class Catholic family of Polish and Irish descent. She lived in the West Elsdon neighborhood of Chicago. She is the second of four daughters; her sisters are named Lynette, Joanne and Amy. Her cousin is actress Melissa McCarthy of Gilmore Girls and Mike and Molly fame. McCarthy's mother, Linda, was a housewife and courtroom custodian, and her father, Dan McCarthy, was a steel mill foreman. She attended St. Turibius Grade School on Chicago's South Side. As a teenager, McCarthy attended Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School (whose school sweater she donned in the pages of Playboy) and was a cheerleader at both Brother Rice High School and St. Laurence High Schools, although she has referred to herself as an "outcast" at her school. After McCarthy graduated from high school, she attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale to study nursing. She needed money to pay for college, so she decided to submit her picture to Playboy magazine to make money. She was accepted and became a model.

After getting accepted by Playboy in 1993, the magazine wanted her to pose for the October issue. McCarthy was paid $20,000 for the photo shoot. McCarthy became the Playmate of the Month and later the Playmate of the Year. In 1994, thanks to this newfound attention and popularity, McCarthy moved to Los Angeles and, for a time, hosted Hot Rocks, a Playboy TV show featuring uncensored music videos.

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