The Social Climber: Meet Colombia's James Rodriguez, Our New Favorite at the World Cup

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Meet Colombia's James Rodriguez, Our New Favorite at the World Cup
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PHOTO: Colombias James Rodriguez celebrates after he scored his sides second goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, June 28, 2014.
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Colombian James Rodriguez sure is turning into a megastar at the World Cup in Brazil.

The 22-year-old -- who pronounces his first name "Hahm-ez" -- scored both goals in Colombia's 2-0 win against Uruguay on Saturday, including one wonderful volley.

Rodriguez's five goals is the most at the World Cup so far and he has two assists for good measure.

His boyish good looks don't hurt him, either.

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Man Rowing Across Atlantic Reaches Caribbean
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PHOTO: Victor Mooney, 48, of Flushing, Queens, New York lays in his hospital bed after arriving in Saint-Martin, June 27, 2014.
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He's lost 80 pounds and survived a shark attack with 1,800 miles to go New York.

Victor Mooney reached the Caribbean island of Saint Martin on Saturday as he rows across the Atlantic Ocean in honor of his brother, who died of AIDS, according to the Associated Press. He was taken to the hospital when he arrived but plans on continuing the trip.

Mooney has tried the expedition three other times without finding success.

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Portia de Rossi, Ellen Divorce Rumors Swirl
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PHOTO: Portia De Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres are seen, June 19, 2014, in New York.
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Is there really trouble in paradise?

Despite continued denials by the couple, divorce rumors continue to swirl around Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, who married in 2008. Though DeGeneres said publicly earlier this year that the rumors were false, a fresh set of reports this week, including this one in the Inquisitr, claim that the two are on the rocks.

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Katie Holmes Replaced by Kate Upton
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PHOTO: Katie Holmes attends the "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 5, 2014, in New York.
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Time to trade in one Kate for another, it seems.

Katie Holmes was bumped in favor of Kate Upton as the new face of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, according to E!

The ads featuring Upton, 22, debut this week.

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Bindi Irwin Tells Girls to Cover Up
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PHOTO: Bindi Irwin leaves the "Good Morning America" taping at the ABC Times Square Studios, March 6, 2014, in New York.
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Bindi Irwin has a message for young girls: cover up!

The animal expert told the Australian news site News.Com that she thinks that revealing clothes are a poor choice for young girls.

“I’m a big advocate for young girls dressing their age,” she said. “I mean, for me, I look around at a lot of young girls that are my age and they’re always trying to dress older. Whether it’s wearing revealing clothes or hardly wearing any clothes at all, I feel really bad for them."

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