7 Celebrity Maiden Names That Will Surprise You

Think you’ve got your useless celebrity knowledge down pat? Then think again. Just when you finally got around to memorizing the names of the Jonas Brothers, I decided to throw this pop culture curve ball your way. Betcha you can’t guess the real maiden names of these seven celebrity wives. (And if you can, then I suggest slowwwly walking away from your People magazine.)

Psst…still haven’t changed your name? Start here and go from Miss to Mrs. in minutes!

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Natalie Portman

Before she married dancer Benjamin Millepied in 2012, the actress went by her stage name, Portman. But what name is actually on Natalie's birth certificate?:

A. Portsmith

B. Wood

C. Hershlag

D. Weiss

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Man Crush Monday: 5 Celebs We’d Rather See in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

If you’re anything like me, then last week’s reveal of the newest Fifty Shades of Grey trailer left you feeling…underwhelmed. I don’t know about you, but after investing two weeks reading the trilogy and spending months waiting for the preview; I was kind of hoping the movie would actually live up to all the hype. But as much as I appreciate Jamie Dornan (and more importantly, those abs), I can definitely think of a few choice celebs that would do a much-better job playing the role of Christian Grey. So, in honor of Man Crush Monday, I give you five pieces of eye candy to start your week off right:

Michael Fassbender
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Michael Fassbender

First up: Mr. Michael Fassbender. Not only is this Irish-German actor easy on the eyes, but he's got an impressive set of acting chops to boot. Oh, and there's that whole not-so-subtle nude scene in Shame...

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There’s Nothing More Glam Than Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow’s NYC Penthouse

If you’re a sucker for old-Hollywood glamour, art-deco accents and like to listen to Frank Sinatra while cooking (who doesn’t, really?), Frank’s actual apartment is perfect for you.

The singer’s Upper East Side penthouse (that Mia Farrow lived in while they were married) is on the market for $4.995 million — but can you really put a price on a penthouse with views of the East River that Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol and President John F. Kennedy used to party at?

Put on Frank’s rendition of “New York, New York” to set the mood and take a look here:

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Dining Room

We're all about the art-deco mirror in the corner.

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5 Days of Freebies- Enter for a Chance to Win!

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We know you all love free stuff, so we're hosting the ultimate summer fun-themed giveaway with everything you need to make the most of these sultry summer days. From a cozy outdoor hammock to a beer making kit, you can win any of the gifts below just by leaving a comment on our message... read more

My All-Important Packing Musts for a Tropical Vacay

Sometimes you’re given the glorious opportunity to play harder than you work—such is the case as I was invited on a press trip to the British Virgin Islands. Obviously, I squealed, “yes!” and was beside myself, especially since it had been years since my last vacation and not to mention, I had never been to the Caribbean. I immediately started thinking, “what am I going to pack?” because, yes, I’m a planner, but more so, a shopper, so here are my ten things I’m bring to the BVI.

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The Luggage

As tough as it can be to par down on my packing list, it’s all about traveling light (at least that’s what they say…). I want to guarantee my luggage doesn’t get lost or crushed, so I’m bringing it on board and this carry-on is the chicest route since it looks like a tiny steamer trunk from the days when flying was actually stylish.

SHOP NOW: Bellagio 21” Carry-On Spinner Trunk, $525, Bricstore.com

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7 Reasons Why We Love a Younger Man

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While a younger man may have less life experience, that doesn’t mean he’s not emotionally mature. Here are the seven reasons why being in a relationship with a younger man is the best. 1. He Tries Harder He feels proud to be with a grown-ass woman, and since you have your shit (mostly) together, a younger... read more

Marimekko’s New Stationery Line is Summer Bash Ready

The famed Finnish design house of Marimekko has just made your summer fete that much cooler. Partnering up with Paperless Post, a new line of e-cards are done up with midcentury pop. Take a peek and find which one you’ll be using for your next adults-only sangria summer soiree.

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Poppy Pop

The retro flower print that's synonymous with the design house is now setting the stage for your perfect party. Coming in five colors, they're perfect for your next poolside party.

SHOP NOW: Unikko Invitation

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7 Clues Your Pet is Ruining Your Relationship

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Sure, bringing home a pet can bring you and your partner closer -- but sometimes that new pooch can wreak havoc on your relationship: As bad as it sounds, sometimes you’d much rather cuddle up to your cat than your husband. After all, she could care less if you leave crumbs in the bed. (And... read more

You Know You Want It (a Peek Inside Robin Thicke’s Home, That Is)

If Robin Thicke and Paula Patton were decor elements, you’d think they would be sleek marble countertops, shiny silver appliances and a minimalist white sofa, right? Wrong. So wrong.

Since Robin and Paula’s marriage has become a little blurred as of late, their Los Angeles home is now on the market for $2.985 million and was originally purchased by Alan Thicke, Robin’s father, as a wedding gift.

We’re wondering if Alan also had the house decorated, because cheerful yellow walls and a woodsy kitchen doesn’t exactly seem their style.

Take a look:

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Living Room

We're a little shocked at how cheerfully and California-esque the living room's decor is.

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I Love My Husband, But I’m Not Changing My Last Name

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“So when are you going to change your name? What’s wrong with our last name?” my mother-in-law asked me recently when we were on vacation. It’s always great to get blindsided on the beach first thing in the morning when you’re sipping a cup of coffee. Smile! I’ve been married for 15 months, and this... read more
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