Dwayne Johnson Gushes Over His «Badass» 15-Year-Old in a Sweet Father’s Day Post

Dwayne Johnson had his best girls by his side as he celebrated Father’s Day on Sunday. The actor shared two sweet posts on Instagram as he gushed about being a proud dad to 15-year-old Simone, whom he shares with his ex Dany Garcia, and 1-year-old Jasmine, whom he shares with longtime girlfriend Lauren Hashian. «As busy and complex as my life is, these simple core moments with my ohana will always be my anchor for balance and gratitude,» he captioned a shot of him with Jasmine propped on his shoulders. While we can’t get over how big his little girl is getting, it’s his lengthy post to his eldest daughter that will really bring a tear to your eye.

Even though it was his special day, he couldn’t help but gush about how inspiring his daughter is. «I’m so proud to call her my daughter and so grateful that my influence as the #1 man in her life (for now) are two fundamental things that can take her and any young girl or boy far in this world . . . hard work and kindness,» he wrote. «She also bad ass with the most razor edge, wicked sense of humor, so you know I’m proud this apple didn’t fall far from the tree.» So cute! We always love seeing Dwayne’s beautiful blended family.


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Sam Hunt Gushes Over His Gorgeous New Wife During Their Red Carpet Debut

Sam Hunt had his wife by his side at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday. The country singer recently tied the knot with Hannah Lee Fowler, and he gushed about being a married man when he chatted with E! on the red carpet. «She’s beautiful, isn’t she?» he said. With a nod to his wedding band, he added, «There’s a spiritual strength to it, and I feel a little bit taller now that I’m wearing it.»

The couple’s first red carpet appearance at the Billboard Music Awards came just weeks after he serenaded his other half at the ACM Awards. She blushed as he performed «Body Like a Back Road» with his arm around her, prompting fans everywhere to swoon. File under: Yet another reason to love him.

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Liam Hemsworth Goes Surfing After Miley Cyrus Gushes About Their Love

Liam Hemsworth caught some waves during a surf session in Malibu, CA, on Wednesday. Opting to go shirtless with his wetsuit half off, the actor put his arm tattoo (and large biceps) on full display as he carried his board along the beach. The sexy outing came on the heels of his fiancée Miley Cyrus‘s revealing interview with Billboard magazine about their romance. In addition to talking about how they had to «re-fall back in love» after their split in 2013, she also revealed that he’s the inspiration behind her new single, which is fittingly titled «Malibu.»

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Charlie Hunnam Gushes About His Girlfriend, Reveals How He Prepped to Play a Dad

When it comes to Charlie Hunnam’s role in The Lost City of Z, we imagine it must have been hard to prepare. After all, the story is set in the 1920s and it’s all about a British explorer named Percy Fawcett who disappears into the Amazon jungle, hoping to find a long-lost civilization. That’s pretty far-flung from an actor in the 21st century, but Charlie was up to the challenge. We interviewed him at the LA premiere for the film, where he shed a bit of insight into his preparation process. And, well, let’s just say it wasn’t a walk in the park. In fact, there was quite a bit of sacrifice.

«In this film particularly, Fawcett made an enormous amount of sacrifice for his work. You know, he would go away, and obviously in a time when we didn’t have a lot of the technical luxury we do now, and he would be away from his wife for three or four years at a time. So, it’s always good to remove oneself as much as possible from the distractions of life when working, because it requires 100 percent absolute focus. But for this, also, it was played into specifically some of the hardship that the character that I was playing had experienced. So, it was sort of a no-brainer to me. Switch the phone off, switch the computer off, say, ‘All right, I’ll see everyone in four months.’ But, you know, I will say you have to have incredibly supportive and understanding people around you to allow you to do these types of things. I’ve been with my girlfriend for 12 years, and I said, ‘Would it be OK if we don’t talk for the next four months?’ A lot of people would say, ‘Go f*ck yourself.’ My girlfriend said, ‘Hey, listen, you know, I know how important your work is to you, so just go do whatever you need to do.'»

«I will say you have to have incredibly supportive and understanding people around you to allow you to do these types of things.»

Aside from the whole «losing contact with everyone in your life» thing, there was another aspect of Charlie’s character that, at first glance, may have posed a problem. In the film, Percy has a son named Jack Fawcett, who’s played by Tom Holland (who will also star in Spider-Man: Homecoming later this year). Charlie isn’t a father (yet), so we were curious about whether he had trouble getting into that mindset. «I have younger brothers that I have felt very paternal towards,» Charlie explained. «I mean, they have a father of their own, but they’re so much younger than me that I’ve always felt very protective and I’ve wanted to impart whatever gossamer amount of wisdom that I have to them. So, I guess, no is the short answer.» With such a supportive girlfriend and that lovely family experience, it’s safe to say Charlie is a lucky guy.

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Victoria Beckham Gushes Over Husband David, Calls Him Her «Soulmate»

Victoria Beckham is a busy woman, thanks to her fashion empire and her duties as a mother of four, but the former Spice Girls singer is very fortunate to have help from husband David. While promoting her upcoming collaboration with Target on the Today show on Friday, Victoria couldn’t help but gush over David, saying, «I’m lucky that David is the most fantastic father and husband, and he’s great.» Victoria also touched on her parenting style, stating, «I’m definitely not a pushover, and neither is David.» As for the secret to their marital bliss and whether or not a Spice Girls reunion is in the works, see what she said in the clip above.

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Adele Gushes Over Husband Simon Konecki: «I’ve Found My Next Person»

Adele confirmed that she and longtime partner Simon Konecki are married at the Grammys, and during her concert in Brisbane on Sunday, the singer couldn’t help but gush over her other half. While discussing the ex-boyfriend who inspired her song «Someone Like You,» Adele told the crowd, «That feeling when you first fall for someone is the best feeling on Earth, and I am addicted to that feeling . . . I’ve found my next person.»

Adele and Simon first sparked marriage rumors when they both stepped out wearing matching gold bands on their ring fingers in LA back in December. Adele sported the bauble while doing some grocery shopping around town, and days later, Simon donned a similar ring while shopping with their son, Angelo.

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George Clooney Gushes About Amal’s Pregnancy: «It’s Going to Be an Adventure»

Ever since it was announced that George and Amal Clooney are having twins, everyone from George’s pal Matt Damon to The Talk host Julie Chen has had something to say about it, and now George has finally spoken out about the exciting news himself. While sitting down for an interview with film journalist Laurent Weil on Rencontres de Cinema, the Caesar Award winner was all smiles when it came to the subject of his growing family. «We are really happy and really excited. It’s going to be an adventure,» he said, before adding that, «We’ve sort of embraced it all . . . with arms wide open.» The 55-year-old Money Monster star also revealed that his friends were very supportive when he told them the news, although they made sure to crack a few jokes. «It got really quiet,» he said. «And they all just started making baby crying noises, and the whole table just busted up laughing.»

George and Amal, who met through mutual friends in 2013 and tied the knot a year later, are reportedly having a boy and girl (according to George’s mom, Nina, who recently spilled the beans in Vogue). Judging from how sweet the soon-to-be-parents are right now, we should all brace ourselves for how ridiculously cute their family is only going to be once the twins arrive.

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Tom Ackerley Plants a Sweet Kiss on Margot Robbie and Gushes «She’s All That»

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Margot Robbie and Tom Ackerley may have secretly tied the knot last month, but they certainly aren’t keeping their love for each other a secret. On Thursday, the British film director posted a black-and-white Instagram photo of him and his wife sharing a sweet kiss. Along with the shot, Tom gushed, «She’s all that.» Tom’s post comes a few days after the couple was spotted touching down at LAX with huge smiles.

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Joey Lawrence Gushes About Being a Dad and Reveals the Best Christmas Memories With His Brothers

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Joey Lawrence first stole our hearts with his roles in Blossom and Brotherly Love, but his latest role is extra sentimental. The father of two stars in Wish For Christmas, a heartwarming tale that gets back to the true meaning of the holiday season. POPSUGAR had a chance to talk with the actor and he filled us in on his own Christmas traditions, his favorite childhood memory with his two brothers, Matthew and Andrew, and how being a dad to his daughters, Charleston, 10, and Liberty, 6, makes the holiday season even more special. See his sweetest quotes below.

POPSUGAR: Tell me a little bit more about your movie, Wish For Christmas. What drew you to this project?
Joey Lawrence: It’s a family-based film and it’s also faith-inspired. I like to do a few of these because I’m a man of faith, but also for my kids to watch because a lot of the stuff I do, they’re young and they really can’t watch it. I’m also a big fan of Christmas — I always have been. It’s my favorite holiday of the year. I know it’s become quite commercialized over the years, but I still love it just the same. We’re in the throes of Santa Claus with my little ones, so it’s just a lot of fun.

«The core of the holidays is to bring people together, to forget about all the craziness in the world and just get back to the basics.»

PS: What was your favorite part about playing this character?
JL: I don’t get to play dads too much. I just turned 40, but I haven’t crossed over into that plateau. I’m a dad in real life, so it was nice to be able to play one.

PS: What message do you hope this movie sends to viewers?
JL: That you’re never too cool for your family. Holidays are an incredible time of year. Yes, they’re hectic and stressful at times, but the core of the holidays is to bring people together, to forget about all the craziness in the world and just get back to the basics and realize what it truly is about, which is about relationships and family and love and being together and counting on the blessings we have. We focus so much on the have nots, and I think it’s important to focus on the things you do have.

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PS: Like you said, this movie is all about family. Do you have any special holiday traditions with your family?
JL: We are just that — we are traditional. I grew up — and even in the midst of all the working — my mother always made sure that we came home to Pennsylvania. We would always be home for the holidays, and I’ve continued that tradition. Like I said, I have a 10- and 6-year-old who are in the throes of Santa Claus, so we make sure we’re home for Christmas morning. They run down the stairs to see what Santa brought them, and then we go to my mom’s for Christmas Day and we have a big meal and we exchange presents with the extended family, and it’s just a beautiful day. We try to keep it as traditional as possible. That is our tradition — keeping it traditional.

PS: How has being a dad changed how you celebrate Christmas?
JL: I was always obsessed with the holidays. I still get excited about Christmas morning. Having kids has allowed me to relive the prime Christmas morning experience. I remember it like it was yesterday — going to bed with pins and needles in your stomach and you know Santa is coming and you think you hear him, and every time you try to fall asleep you’re like, «Did I hear it? Was that the sleigh on the roof?» And then finally passing out and then waking up a God-forsaken hour in the morning and going, «It’s time!» and waking your parents up. Getting to relive that from the other side — when you’ve been up all night, and you’ve been setting everything up, and you get two hours sleep and they come in at 5:50 in the morning with the energy of nuclear weapons — enjoying that from the other side is pretty, pretty cool.

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PS: What is the best gift you’ve ever received for Christmas?
JL: Well, there’s been a few of them, but I think one of the best ones ever was we went down for Christmas morning and we opened up all the presents and there was this envelope from Santa Claus, and he said, «There’s one more gift, you have to find it.» Andy, my youngest sibling, hadn’t been born yet, it was just Matt and I, and we both got this letter. We started racing around the house and we finally ended up at the garage door and in the garage were two go-karts. We couldn’t believe it. We lived on an acre, so we were able to take them outside, and we rode those go-karts for about eight hours. It was the greatest thing ever. Santa really kicked butt that year, for sure.

PS: What is your favorite Christmas memory with your brothers?
JL: They’re all just so great. Like I said, it’s hanging the stockings with those guys and going to bed — Matt and I shared a room for a long time — and wishing each other a Merry Christmas and saying, «I can’t believe Santa is coming,» and the innocence of youth — it’s just a good time. The innocence that you get to experience is so short. I know some parents are realists, and they’re like, «Oh, I’m not going to lie to my kids,» but I’m not lying, I’m just allowing my children to be children. I think the realities of the world will hit you very quickly. If you’re lucky, you get a decade and a couple of years to experience life without the worries. I’m going to let my children hang onto that for as long as possible. Even relating it back to a faith-based thing, if you think about the joy that Santa Claus brings to these children, I relate it to the joy of the birth of God’s son, Jesus. It is really metaphoric. They will take that joy with them for the rest of their lives, and I know that because I have.

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Denzel Washington Gushes About His Sweet Reunion With His Childhood Librarian

During an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday, Denzel Washington talked about the sweet reunion he recently had with his childhood librarian, Connie Mauro. After giving her a call on her 99th birthday, the actor eventually made a trip out to Atlanta to visit with her and simultaneously made our hearts melt with all the adorable pictures. Aside from joking with the host about the blue scarf she knitted for him, he also touched on how even the smallest gesture, like Connie giving him his first library card, can go a long way. «You never know who you affect . . . a positive, uplifting word can go a lifetime.» So sweet!

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