"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Lisa Vanderpump chatted with "Extra's" Mario Lopez about her new book, "Simply Devine," which deals with the art of entertaining within the home.
Lisa told Mario, "I take the fear out of entertaining."
Check out Vanderpump's tips for preparing the perfect bash, and how many Twitter followers does her dog Jiggy have?!
Food Network star Paula Deen came to The Grove bearing gifts for "Extra's" Mario Lopez. The sassy cooking show host said, "I brought you some Chocolate Puddles and pecan cookies."
When asked how she felt about chef and TV personality Anthony Bourdain criticizing her cooking habits as "unhealthy," Deen scoffed, "This is coming from a man that eats unwashed anuses from wildebeests, so ask me how seriously I take his complaints."
Homemaking maven Martha Stewart stopped by The Grove to chat with "Extra's" Maria Menounos about her flirtation with "Tonight" host Jay Leno, advice to Kim Kardashian, and her daughter Alexis' revealing book.
Actress, author and Jenny Craig success story, Carrie Fisher sat down with "Extra" and said, "I lost 50 pounds."
Fisher said she was motivated to shed the extra weight because "I looked awful. I'd like to say it was my health, and be like somebody who's a good role model, [but] that was a byproduct."
"Saturday Night Live" alum Darrell Hammond has written a new memoir in which he reveals his battle with substance abuse -- and once being taken away from the "SNL" studios in a straitjacket.
In his book, "God If You're Not Up There, I'm F--ked," Hammond -- who was best known on the show for impersonating Donald Trump, President Bill Clinton and a raunchy Sean Connery -- reveals that his cocaine addiction began in 2002, and in 2009 he tried crack, quickly switching his habit.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs refused a potentially life-saving surgery after finding out he had pancreatic cancer, according to biographer Walter Isaacson. Jobs later admitted he regretted the decision.
Rather than having the surgical procedure, Jobs tried alternative therapies, explaining he didn't want to have the operation because it was too invasive. Jobs ended up having the surgery nine months later. Isaacson, who will appear on "60 Minutes" on Sunday, said Steve initially attempted to treat the disease with various treatments, including "diet and a spiritualist."
Mark Madoff, son of Ponzi scheme mastermind Bernard Madoff, committed suicide on the second anniversary of his father's arrest, and now, Mark's widow, Stephanie Madoff Mack, opens up about the torment her husband experienced.
In the book, "The End of Normal: A Wife's Anguish, A Widow's New Life," Stephanie recounts the last two years of Mark's tormented life over the notorious deceit that wiped out thousands of investors.
Talk show superstar and author Ellen DeGeneres joined "Extra's" Mario Lopez at The Grove Tuesday to talk about her new book, "Seriously... I'm Kidding," and her recent heart scare. After telling Mario she felt "good," DeGeneres demanded, "Take your shirt off!"
Thousands of Ellen fans lined up at The Grove to see the comedian, who recently penned her third book, "Seriously... I'm Kidding," in which the bestselling author candidly discusses her personal and professional life, even describing what it was like to be a judge on "American Idol."