Each time LeAnn Rimes tweeted a bikini photo of herself, it sparked criticism of her weight -- from fans, the media or fellow celebrities. The singer cleared the air on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Thursday.
While promoting her new album, "Lady & Gentlemen," LeAnn told Ellen, "I've kind of gotten over it." She called out those who labeled with an eating disorder, saying, "These are real diseases. Using them as name-calling, it's almost bullying. I feel for people who are actually going through these diseases. I'm not one of them."
Rapper and businessman Jay-Z, who owns a share of the New Jersey Nets, officially changed the team's name to the Brooklyn Nets. Brett Yormark, CEO of the Nets, said, "Brooklyn is iconic. It transcends the marketplace. In many respects, it's a global name and reference."
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The stars came out from L.A. to London to celebrate their love for fashion, with Justin Bieber at a Fashion's Night Out Dolce & Gabbana event in NYC.
The singer helped raise money for "Pencils of Promise," a non-profit that helps build schools in developing countries. Justin said, "I want to help the world... make it a better place as much as I can."
Across town at Bloomingdale's, actor Eddie Cibrian, the face of Charisma Sheets, said, "Sexy to me is more of an attitude than an actual facade or the way someone looks." When asked about his wife, LeAnn Rimes, and the recent criticism of her very slim figure, Cibrian responded, "I think my wife has an incredible body. If people knew what my wife, how she ate and worked out I don't think there would be any controversy."
Singer LeAnn Rimes and her husband Eddie Cibrian were spotted Sunday at the Miami "Express Yourself" Oasis in Chicago, taking a break from the Lollapalooza festival.
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The couple then stopped by a tattoo booth where Rimes spent nearly 30 minutes sitting with an artist to design a script tattoo of her wedding vows to Cibrian. The singer later tweeted the ink wasn't permanent. "No real one yet! I was just trying something, playing."
"Extra's" Renee Bargh caught up with Eddie Cibrian and asked if he thought his wife, LeAnn Rimes, was too thin after the singer posted a few bikini photos on her Twitter page. Cibrian replied, "I think she looks wonderful. She is very healthy, and to me -- perfect."
Eddie, starring in the new TV drama "The Playboy Club," says he and LeAnn work out together regularly and hit the gym, adding, "She [LeAnn] really loves to work out. If I had my preference, I'd rather go outside and play basketball or golf."
Actor Eddie Cibrian goes deliciously shirtless in a new ad campaign for Charisma. Take a look!
"Charisma bedding is so comfortable and luxurious, the only problem is that you don't want to get out of bed in the morning, it feels so good. The products have an understated elegance to them and an attention to detail that I really appreciate," Eddie said in a statement.
A furious Michael Douglas chats with Oprah in an episode airing next week, in which he discusses his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones' struggle with bipolar disorder, and says she was "outed" in her illness.
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Actor Eddie Cibrian and singer LeAnn Rimes have made it official. The two were wed Friday in their California home.
"LeAnn and Eddie were happily married today surrounded by their closest family and friends," Rimes' spokesman confirmed to People.com. "They thank everyone for their well wishes."