China DeSpain

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China DeSpain is a San Antonio-based writer and blogger. She loves pop culture, animal rights, health and fitness, international travel, books and wigs. Follow China on Twitter: @ChinaDeSpain

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Ryan Gosling’s Activism is for the Birds

in Animals, Causes, Entertainment, Film/TV

Canadian actor Ryan Gosling is a good guy. He’s the kind of person that brings his dog with him on television interviews and breaks up fights in the street. And

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Justin Bieber Bests Ludacris in Charity B-Ball Game

in Entertainment, Music

He’s already conquered the music scene and dipped his toes into acting, and now Justin Bieber is dominating the sports world, too. Biebs spent Labor Day weekend in Atlanta, participating

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‘True Blood’ Stud Visits Sick Kids, Raises Money for Cancer Programs

in Entertainment, Film/TV

He may play fierce werewolf Alcide on True Blood, but in real life, Joe Manganiello is a warm-hearted guy. The Pittsburgh native spent time with Children’s Hospital patients in his

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Actors Criticize Obama’s Environmental Failures

in Causes, Entertainment, Environment, Film/TV

Actors Adrian Grenier and Robert Redford openly criticized President Obama this week, after the president, under pressure from Republicans, dropped an EPA plan for tougher rules on smog-causing emissions. Grenier

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‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’ Set is Greener Than the Emerald City

in Entertainment, Film/TV

The Emerald City is as green as its name. The set of Sam Raimi‘s new film, Oz: the Great and Powerful, has the normal crew you would expect: actors, producers,

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Bethenny Frankel Raising Vegetarian Daughter

in Entertainment, Film/TV

Her Skinnygirl margaritas may contain some questionable ingredients, but that’s not the case for Bethenny Frankel‘s daughter’s diet. The natural foods chef and former Real Housewife says that her 15-month

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Alyssa Milano Welcomes Baby Boy!

in Entertainment, Film/TV

Alyssa Milano has an extensive resume: actress, author, designer, activist, vegetarian and Twitterer extraordinaire. And now she can add a new title to the list: Mom. Milano, who announced in

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