Vanessa Lachey Offers Glimpses of Son's Birthday Bash, Ohio Marching Band Takes on 'The Fox'
Sept. 16, 2013
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Vanessa Lachey Gets Festive in Cincinnati for Son's 1st Birthday
Vanessa Lachey and her husband, Nick Lachey, were so excited about son Camden's first birthday that they couldn't help but tweet all the little details about how they were celebrating.
Vanessa posted a picture of blue and white cupcakes beneath a star with a zebra on it, courtesy of brother-in-law Drew Lachey and his wife, Lea, tweeting that she was in Cincinnati for the birthday bash. She even posted a photo of Camden in a "Made in Ohio" onesie, saying that the outfit did not lie. TMI, Vanessa.
Proud dad and former 98 Degrees singer Nick got a little more emotional.
The Social Climber has a sneaking suspicion little Camden is going to put some social media rules in effect for mom and dad when he grows up.
Ohio University Marching Band Takes on Viral Hit
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Norwegian duo Ylvis' viral hit "The Fox" might have made its rounds into your inbox and Facebook newsfeed, but you know you've made it big when a university marching band covers your song during a halftime show.
The Marching 110, Ohio University's marching band, took to the field at halftime during the Bobcats' game against the Marshall Thunder Herd Saturday to bust out their brassy rendition of the song.
Sadly, no one in the band dressed up like the animals in the video. For shame, Marching 110.
7th Time's a Charm for Bob Newhart
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What seemed like an eternal wait for Bob Newhart's chance to clutch an Emmy finally ended Sunday night.
The 84-year-old comedian, who has earned nominations since 1985, won the award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his work on "The Big Bang Theory"
Sunday night at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmys, according to Entertainment Weekly.
Newhart, who got a standing ovation when his name was announced, teared up as he thanked his wife, his children and the cast of the CBS show "who really threw themselves on the sword for me."
"This is my seventh shot at this. ... I just love this very much," he said.
Phylicia Rashad Gets Cozy in the Director's Chair
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She might be known for her turn as Clair Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," but Phylicia Rashad has proven she has some serious directorial chops, too.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the bombing at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., Rashad directed a reading of the play "Four Little Girls: Birmingham 1963" at Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center Sunday, the Associated Press reported.
Rashad said she wanted the reading to be a "sanctity of joy, human existence and the value of all life," according to the AP.
Drake's 'Nothing Was the Same' Gets Leaked
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Things the Social Climber learned about Drake after his latest album, "Nothing Was the Same", leaked online Sunday night:
He was a "Family Matters" fan, he hasn't forgotten his "Degrassi" roots and he likes to talk about his mom.
Check Vulture's wrap of the most Drake-esque verses for more insights into the rapper's soul. The album's official release date is Sept. 24.
Elisabeth Hasselbeck to Wake Up Even Earlier
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Elisabeth Hasselbeck might have taken a brief hiatus from television since departing from "The View" in July, but now she's back and everyone is talking about it.
Hasselbeck made her debut as Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade's newest partner on
Fox News' "Fox & Friends" this morning.
"Joining the Fox News family is the equivalent of growing up as a Boston Red Sox fan or a Yankees fan and being asked to play for the team," she said in a promotional video for the program. "This is an honor and a privilege and I'm just beyond thrilled to be on the team."
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth Keep Us Guessing
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If the test of any healthy relationship is following your significant other on Twitter, then the Social Climber is not sure what the future holds for Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth.
Chaos erupted this weekend when the "Wrecking Ball" singer unfollowed her fiancé on Twitter, but it seems like the "Hunger Games" star is taking things in stride.
The 23-year-old actor attended the VIP pre-fight party for Showtime PPV's presentation of "The One: Mayweather vs. Canelo" with his pals, and didn't seem too shaken up about losing his future wife as a fan on social media, E! News reported.
Why Hemsworth hasn't unfollowed Cyrus is anyone's guess.