Singer/actress LeAnn Rimes recently returned from North Carolina after being interviewed by Pulitzer Prize-nominated author and poet Maya Angelou, according to X17Online.
Angelou, 83, is currently working on a new Hallmark Channel show, "The Celebration Table," which focuses on celebrities who have inspired the "I Know Why the Cage Bird Sings" author throughout the years.
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."
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Slim country star LeAnn Rimes wants to set the record straight: she's not in a Twitter feud with E! Online host Giuliana Rancic over her weight.
A few weeks ago, Rancic gave an interview and commented about how thin Rimes looked, to which the 29-year-old singer responded via her Twitter account, "Hey, we should go to dinner sometime. You get criticized all the time for how small you are. You can see just HOW much I eat...!"
E! Online host Giuliana Rancic and country singer LeAnn Rimes are having a war of words over Rimes' weight.
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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."