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Biggest Loser: Couples winner Michael Ventrella — a 30-year-old Chi-Town DJ — credits “old-fashioned hard work” for his weight-loss transformation after dropping 264 lbs., the largest loss in the show’s nine season history! Ventrella, who entered the fitness competition with his mother Maria, pocketed a $250,000 cash prize after kissing victory on Tuesday night’s finale.Visit […] Continue reading Michael Ventrella, Heaviest Contestant Ever, Wins “The Biggest Loser” Finale

We told you this would happen! Frontrunner Nicole Scherzinger waltzed away with the title and Golden Disco Ball trophy on Tuesday night’s season finale of Dancing With The Stars.After a grueling 12 weeks of competition, the Pussycat Dolls songbird and her pro partner Derek Hough bested figure skater Evan Lysacek and ESPN sportscaster […] Continue reading Nicole Scherzinger Wins “Dancing With The Stars” Season 10

Bret Michaels cheated death itself to grasp victory on the third season finale of Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice on Sunday night. The rocker and reality star was hired by money-grubbing mogul Donald Trump itle after creating a fun Snapple ad campaign in the season’s final challenge, besting actress Holly Robinson Peete (Can’t stand her!) and […] Continue reading Bret Michaels Wins “Celebrity Apprentice”

A surreal tale of the afterlife with giant monkeys and an erotic catfish has scored gold for Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul at the Cannes film festival, in a rare win for Asia. “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives” took Cannes’ top award, the Palme d’Or, at the prizegiving which also saw Spaniard Javier Bardem and France’s … Continue reading Surreal Thai film wins Cannes gold for Asia

Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul scored a surprise win at the Cannes film festival Sunday, bagging top prize for a surreal reincarnation tale, “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives”. Spanish actor Javier Bardem, who plays a good-hearted terminally-ill hustler in “Biutiful” by Mexico’s Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, shared the best actor award with Italy’s Elio Germano, star of … Continue reading Thai film wins top prize at Cannes