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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Top List of Least Desired Neighbors
Kanye and Kim, Honey Boo Boo, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and A-Rod may be A-listers in certain circles, but they also top the list of celebrities people least want to have for neighbors. Some celebs, particularly “Late Night” host Jimmy Fallon, are seen as great neighbors. Other celebs who people would like to share a back fence with are Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton; Jennifer Lawrence; Sofia Vergara; Robin Roberts and LeBron James.
Work Begins on New Year’s Eve Ball
It’s out with the old and in with the new crystals for the New Year’s Eve ball in Times Square. The 2,688 crystals have arrived in New York City and crews are assembling the ball that will drop for the estimated 200,000 people who will watch it come down in Times Square.