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Old 21 June 2012, 07:52 PM
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Icon401 Fact or Fiction: 8 Celebrity Pairs That Are Rumored to Be Related

When your father or aunt is a doctor, something inside you might say, ‘you should be a doctor also.’ Celebrities have that same inspiration too! Families like the Osmond’s, Jackson’s, Hilton’s and Kardashian’s keep their celebrity status in the family and attract press from each other. Some celebrities, however, are more low-key about their famous, or even legendary, family member. These familial relations are kept so under wraps that we’re sometimes not certain whether it’s fact of fake.

http://styleblazer.com/50306/8-celeb...-fact-or-fake/
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Old 21 June 2012, 07:54 PM
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Shifty Eyes Did You Know They Were Related? 8 Stars with Famous Hollywood Relatives

Some celebrity siblings are quite obvious, like Beyoncé and Solange, or Brandy and Ray J. But there are other pairs that may not be so apparent.

Check out eight stars with famous Hollywood relatives that may shock you. Can you see a resemblance?

http://styleblazer.com/49897/did-you...ood-relatives/
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Old 21 June 2012, 08:17 PM
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When your father or aunt is a doctor, something inside you might say, ‘you should be a doctor also.’ Celebrities have that same inspiration too! Families like the Osmond’s, Jackson’s, Hilton’s and Kardashian’s keep their celebrity status in the family and attract press from each other.
Wow. Big sale on apostrophes? The whole article is sprinkled with free bonus apostrophes. Or should I say apostrophe's?

It's also a very strange article since it just reports the rumors and doesn't really confirm or debunk.
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Old 21 June 2012, 08:31 PM
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On that second post, I had only heard of 3 of the 'stars', and yes, I knew about Warren and Shirley.
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Old 22 June 2012, 02:41 PM
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At this point, is there anyone who is old enough to recognize Shirley and Warren who doesn't know?

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Joan Fontaine and Olivia de Haviland -- anyone remember them?

Donald Glover of The Closer is Danny Glover's first cousin.
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Old 22 June 2012, 03:01 PM
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Joan Fontaine and Olivia de Haviland -- anyone remember them?
Yup. And their feud.

The Talmadge sisters (Constance was one; I think there were 3 total). Charlie Chaplin & Geraldine Chaplin. The Gish sisters. Gypsy Rose Lee & June Havoc (sisters). Otto Preminger and Eric Lee Preminger (father & son).

In their time, I suppose none of those were obscure, though.

ETA: and a 3 generationer that's not the Barrymores: Gene, June & Anne Lockhart

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Donald Glover of The Closer is Danny Glover's first cousin.
Not true, according to Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_..._.26_Education
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Joan Fontaine and Olivia de Haviland -- anyone remember them?

Donald Glover of The Closer is Danny Glover's first cousin.
Do you mean Robert Gossett of The Closer is the cousin of Louis Gossett Jr.? Cause I don't think Donald Glover is on the Closer
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Do you mean Robert Gossett of The Closer is the cousin of Louis Gossett Jr.? Cause I don't think Donald Glover is on the Closer
Gayle's right. I knew the relationship I was thinking of had been confirmed, I just go the actors' names mixed up.

ETA: Rip Torn and Sissy Spacek are cousins. And that's not only his real name, it's one that's been used in his family for several generations.
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There were three pairs where I'd never heard of either one, including the two that had one member in common.
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Old 22 June 2012, 07:43 PM
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On that second post, I had only heard of 3 of the 'stars', and yes, I knew about Warren and Shirley.
Same here - them and J Lo. I had heard of seven people in total from those two articles. As well as those three, Cuba Gooding Jr., Aaliyah, Gladys Knight and Jay-Z.
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They wrung a whole article from a throwaway MST3K song?
You can name three, well I can name four: there's Dudley, Dinty, Roger, and Mary Tyler Moore!
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I was thinking the exact same skit, Pudding Crawl.
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I just watched a show last night about Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgewick. Turns out he's distantly related to Brad Pitt... and his own wife (Kyra).
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That second article may have killed a few of my brain cells. Chris and Liam Hemsworth? Seriously?
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Old 29 November 2012, 08:41 PM
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That second article may have killed a few of my brain cells. Chris and Liam Hemsworth? Seriously?
Besides the fact that all of the Hemsworth men that I've seen look alike (the brothers, that is).. Chris and Liam have made it pretty clear that they're brothers
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I just watched a show last night about Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgewick. Turns out he's distantly related to Brad Pitt... and his own wife (Kyra).
But how many degrees of Kevin Bacon were they
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I was just flipping through some of Minnie Ripertson's entrancing performances and interviews and up came an interview with... Maya Rudolph? I was nearly floored to find out Maya Rudolph is her daughter.
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Completely off topic but Atau Deng and Alek Wek, related or not, are just gorgeous! If striking good looks is important for a model, they must be doing very well!

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