Gospel singer Cissy Houston is ready to talk -- or at least write -- about her famous daughter. Her new book from HarperCollins is due in February, reports Associated Press.publisher announced.
Jennifer Hudson showed off her slimmed-down figure at The Grove to promote her first book, "I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down."
The talented singer's book follows her 80-pound weight loss journey, and includes how being overweight influenced her mindset. After struggling with weight issues and industry pressure to be thin, it was ultimately her 2-year-old son, David, who made her want to get in better shape. Hudson says she and fiance David Otunga "wanted to start him off right."
Suzanne Somers stopped by The Grove to talk about her internet series which chronicles her stem cell breast reconstruction and recovery. The home videos offer an inside look at the emotional journey Somers has endured since surviving breast cancer.
An advocate for stem cell research, Somers is also involved in encouraging doctors and women to use stem cells to create new breasts after a mastectomy. She says after undergoing the stem cell surgery she feels her body looks "exactly the same and beautiful."
Kardashian matriarch Kris Jenner stopped by The Grove to chat with "Extra" host Maria Menounos about her new memoir, "Kris Jenner... and All Things Kardashian" and to answer questions about her famous family.
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"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.