The Social Climber: World Cup Fever Strikes

World Cup Fever Strikes
PHOTO: Mario Balotelli of Italy celebrates scoring his sides second goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between England and Italy at Arena Amazonia on June 14, 2014 in Manuas, Brazil.
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For Father's Day, maybe leave dad alone while he enjoys the World Cup this afternoon.

With six teams in action today, including Argentina, one of the tourney's favorites, there will be plenty of time to see all the goals - and there's been plenty so far - your heart desires.

Oh, and don't forget about all those handsome players.

LA Kings Win Stanley Cup in Double OT
PHOTO: Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez, center, celebrates with left wing Kyle Clifford as they win in double overtime during the second overtime period in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals, Friday, June 13, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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Alec Martinez was so excited he didn't seem to know how to celebrate.

The Los Angeles Kings' defenseman scored the game-winning goal of the Stanley Cup final on Friday, as the Kings won the series against the New York Rangers in five games. It's the second time the Kings have hoisted Lord Stanley in the last three years.

"After it went in, I think I blacked out," Martinez said. "I'm just so happy for these guys."

Martinez also scored the game-winning goal in Game 7 of the Western Conference final against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Congrats to the Kings.

Shailene Woodley Worried She Was 'Awful' Actress
PHOTO: Actress Shailene Woodley attends "The Fault In Our Stars" premiere at Ziegfeld Theater, June 2, 2014, in New Yor
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One of the biggest draws at the box office this week worried recently that she was actually "awful" at acting.

"The Fault in Our Stars" actress Shailene Woodley told Vanity Fair this month that she was cut from her role as Mary Jane Watson in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and, when she found out, she was panicked.

"For a few hours it was literally like, 'Oh, my God, was I awful? Why did they cut me? What are people going to think?'" she said, according to E! "I woke up the next morning and I was like, 'O.K., it makes total sense. ... I'm a pretty spiritual person, so I can just sit back and trust that everything happens for a reason, even if my ego doesn't like it."

Floyd Mayweather Knocks Out Big Paydays
PHOTO: Boxer Floyd Mayweather attends the Premiere Of Screen Gems "Think Like A Man Too" at TCL Chinese Theatre, June 9, 2014, in Hollywood, Calif.
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Boxing great Floyd Mayweather is the champion of Forbes' highest paid athletes list released today.

The fighter earned $105 million during the past year for about 72 minutes of actual work in the ring, according to the list. This is the second time Mayweather has topped the list in three years, and joins Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan, Michael Shumacher and Mike Tyson as those who have earned more than $100 million.

'Full House' Star Dave Coulier Engaged
PHOTO: Dave Coulier and Melissa Bring
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Uncle Joey's found a wife.

"Full House" star Dave Coulier is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Melissa Bring, according to Us Weekly.

"Melissa has been my best friend since I met her nine years ago," Coulier told the magazine. "I feel like the luckiest man on the planet. I get to marry my best friend, and she doesn't mind that I have a really bad gas problem."

Does this mean we can call her Aunt Melissa?

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