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Seven steps to make yourself charming

Charisma is NOT something you're born with. Lucky for you, you can actually MAKE YOURSELF into a charming person. Here are seven ways to do it:

1. Make a lot of gestures. People apparently respond to really animated people. But don't act like a clown.

2. Have a contagious laugh. A good laugh makes everyone around you want to join in. But a bad laugh can be the death knell. Don't be the person with the irritating cackle that you can hear a mile away.

3. Be touchy. In the good way. Charming people have a light touch and it makes people feel comfortable to get a pat on the shoulder or a tap on the arm. Just don't be a GROPER.

4. Use eye contact. And have a nice, open expression. You don't want to go for a hard, cold poker face.

5. Be outgoing with strangers. People, especially shy ones, appreciate someone who is easygoing and open. Just don't be awkward and overdo the friendliness.

6. Get good at MIMING. That may sound crazy, but stories are better if you act them out with body language. It helps people relate to you and visualize what you're saying. Again, be cool about it . . . don't wave you're arms around like a freak.

7. Have an awesome voice. Good voices are expressive and powerful. They change pitch, tone, and volume with ease.


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If there's ANY heterosexual guy in the world tired of looking at lady parts, you'd think it would be someone who spends every single DAY examining them. But this guy proves us wrong. Check out the FULL STORY HERE
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Thursday April 17

WARNING!! A Wu-Tang affiliated rapper named Christ Bearer cut off his penis and jumped from a second-story balcony in Los Angeles in an apparent suicide attempt. He survived and was taken to a nearby hospital and doctors were unable to re-attach his Johnson, but he is said to be in stable condition. Witnesses say it happened suddenly and without warning, and the guy wasn't under the influence of "hard drugs."

Drake cheated and lied on his latest album -- shamelessly stealing a jazz musician's lyrics and then lying on the album that he got permission -- so claims the jazz musician's people. The song in question is "Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2." The song begins with a 35 second monologue from a 1982 song "Jimmy Smith Rap" recorded by jazz musician Jimmy Smith. According to a new lawsuit, Drake never got permission to use the clip.

Jenny McCarthy is marrying Donnie Wahlberg. Jenny announced their engagement (PICTURE) on "The View" yesterday. Her son, Evan, helped Donnie propose: "This weekend I was sitting with Donnie and he went into the other room and out came Evan with a card that said 'Will.' And he ran away and came back with a card that said 'You,' and I knew what was happening and I just started crying," she recounted. "And then he came out with a card that said 'Marry,' but it was spelled 'Mary,' and the last time Donnie came out with Evan and Evan's shirt said 'Me?' and he was holding the ring. He asked, 'Will you marry me?'" After Jenny said yes, 11-year-old Evan yelled out, "I have another dad!" and everyone started crying, she said. No date has been set just yet! Speaking of "The View" every single host, past and present, will be on the show on Thursday, May 15th, which is the day before Barbara Walters' final show. That's 11 ladies in all: Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, Joy Behar, Debbie Matenopoulos, Lisa Ling, Rosie O'Donnell, Elisabeth Hasslebeck and the current panel, which consists of Barbara, Jenny, Whoopi Goldberg and Sherri Shepherd.

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have hired a "royal wedding coach" to teach them etiquette!? Get the FULL details HERE!

You've heard of BAD TEACHERS BEFORE...But the teacher story we have for you, will BE CRAZY! It's not even a "sexual" ordeal..this is just one BAD BAD BAD teacher! Get the details HERE!

Is Rihanna ENGAGED?! Find out who bought her $42,000 ring HERE!

Beyonce & Jay-Z co-headline summer tour!? IT'S TRUE! Get the details HERE!

On one hand, it would be psychotic to keep detailed records on every single time you had any sexual contact . . . even with yourself. On the other hand, how fascinating would it be to see a full, detailed record of your entire sexual history? WELL NOW YOU CAN!! CHECK IT OUT HERE!

Amazon is introducing a new service called "Amazon Dash" where they send you a scanner the size of a TV remote. And when you run out of something in the kitchen . . . like cereal . . . you just scan the bar code and they send another box. Or in other words . . . they want us to NEVER leave the house again. Check out the FULL STORY HERE
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Wednesday April 16

Jay Z and Beyoncé are launching a stadium tour together! They plan on announcing 20 dates in the US that will start in late June. This could lead up to a huge show in New York City on July 4th. They both recently wrapped up tours that supported their latest albums and they've been showing up together on stage a lot recently including the Grammys and a Super Bowl party not to mention they both popped up on stage at Coachella over the weekend. We'll keep you posted!!

August Alsina was on "106 and Park" yesterday and it took an ugly turn when he refused to answer a question about Trey Songz. A while back, they were supposed to do a show together but August said Trey was acting like a diva so he decided he want anything to do with him. Watch what happens when Keisha asks him about it!

When Paul Walker died in November, he hadn't finished all his work on "Fast & Furious 7". And now the producers have a plan to fill the remaining holes. They hired his younger brothers to stand in for him. Their names are Caleb and Cody Walker, and a Facebook post on the "Fast & Furious" page says, quote, "We have resumed shooting and Caleb and Cody are helping us complete some remaining action for their brother and fill in small gaps left in production. Having them on set has made us all feel that Paul is with us too." The movie is scheduled to come out next April. Check out the brothers in THIS PICTURE!

Miley Cyrus was taken to the hospital on Tuesday in Kansas City after she suffered "an absolutely horrible reaction" to medication. It was so severe that Miley had to cancel last night's performance at the Sprint Center. She Tweeted her regrets to the fans. Remember, Miley had to cancel a show due to the flu last week, and a source says she's been battling major throat and sinus issues. She seems okay though. Last night she Tweeted a PICTURE of herself in her hospital bed with a toy octopus saying, "Mr. Octopussy & some amazing Drs are taking good care of me."
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Ice Cream just got cooler!

Check out this awesome new app from Haagen Dazs called "Concerto" It really works too!

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New X-Men trailer is GOOD!

Here it is! The new, THIRD official trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past

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Wardrobe Wednesday 4/16/14.....HOODIES

It's #WardrobeWednesday and since Winter decided to show it's ugly stupid face again, tonight's theme is your FAVORITE HOODIE! It can be a College hoodie, work hoodie, or maybe even your BF's hoodie! If it's your FAVORITE, I wanted to see it!

@TigerLily0615 sportin her man's hoodie! The shades are a nice touch too!

@BCchillennnnnn lookin like a crazy person in her stalker hoodie! Love you babydoll!

@lovecrimlaw Your face though haha. Thanks for sharing! MUAH!! =)

@EmileeighRaine is a HUGE POISON fan so OF COURSE this is her favorite hoodie! Thanks for sharing EM!

@jamntif (Jack) and his son Chris sportin their favorite hoodie for #WardrobeWednesday! Thanks guys! Lookin good!

@AntwoinAnthony Ok I'm not gonna lie, you look a little scary in this picture!! LOL! But you rock nonetheless! Thanks for sharing!

@bekah80xoxo I agree! BEST HOODIE EVER! Got to spread awareness! Thanks for sharing lady!

@aham712 OH LOOK WHO IT IS! My ex-intern Awkward Austin wearing his favorite hoodie!

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Tuesday April 15

Mimi Faust and Nikko Smith from the reality show "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" have a sex tape and it's going on sale next Monday. The story is that the porno company Vivid.com got a hold of it, and got Mimi and Nikko to sign off on it. The producers of "Love & Hip Hop" also gave their blessing. Of course, it's more likely that this was planned from the beginning. HERE are some still shots from the tape!

Kanye West may be a whiner when he doesn't win awards, but Ice Cube may have just out-Kanyed him because he's complaining that he lost an MTV Movie Award to the late Paul Walker. Walker and Vin Diesel won Best Onscreen Duo for "Fast & Furious 6" beating out Ice Cube and Kevin Hart for "Ride Along". And he says MTV only gave them the award out of sympathy. He said, "Shame on you, MTV. We had the best chemistry of everybody nominated, for us not to win was crazy. We were the best onscreen duo, period." Ice Cube also admitted he left the show halfway through, because he just wasn't into it.He has been going to these shows for 25 years and he figures as soon as you get bored, get up and leave. But Ice Cube later Tweeted that he was joking because he couldn't care less about winning awards. He added, "And Paul Walker fans don't trip. I was a fan too."

Comedian Capone is set to play Suge Knight in the upcoming N.W.A. biopic. Co-founder Ice Cube recently began casting for "Straight Outta Compton" and it should be released sometime in 2015.

Jennifer Hudson and Timbaland have teamed up for a new track called "Walk It Out." It will be on her third yet-to-be-titled album due out later this year. WARNING: bad language included!

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