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Ricki Lake On The Catch-22 Of Losing Weight In The Public Eye

OWN | Posted 04.24.2015 | OWN

Ricki Lake's weight has been a much talked-about subject ever since the very beginning of her career in entertainment. For her first movie role, Lake ...

It's Over For Ricki Lake And Second Husband Christian Evans

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.30.2014 | Divorce

Two and a half years after quietly tying the knot, Ricki Lake and second husband Christian Evans are headed for divorce. The 47-year-old former ta...

A Spoonful of Paolo, A Feast of Dreams Come True

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

In honor of the fourth season of A Spoonful of Paolo and to celebrate the tremendous work Paolo and Patrick have poured into this series, I am pleased to countdown my 10 all-time favorite episodes of A Spoonful of Paolo, including the one-word that Paolo and Patrick have each shared to describe the chosen episodes.

Weed the People Movie Looks at Children, Cancer and Cannabis Medicine

Mary Hall | Posted 08.18.2014 | Parents
Mary Hall

What would you do if your child had a disease or condition that mainstream medicine couldn't cure? What if you found a medicine that could help your child, but it wasn't legal or commonly accepted as mainstream medicine? Would you break the law to save your child? These are some of the questions the unfinished documentary film, Weed The People addresses.

'BREASTMILK,' a Documentary By Dana Ben-Ari, Premiers

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 07.08.2014 | Parents
Louise McCready Hart

Opening this week in New York is Breastmilk, the first documentary on nursing that follows five new mothers as they navigate the uncharted waters of breastfeeding.

New York Pops Gala Is The Great 'Glamorous' Way

Steve Schonberg | Posted 06.29.2014 | Arts
Steve Schonberg

Stars of stage and screen, Debra Messing ("Will & Grace," "Smash," "Outside Mullingar") with her beau, leading man, Will Chase ("Nashville," "Smash," ...

What Ricki Lake Wants Women To Do For Each Other

Posted 11.18.2013 | Women

"I would love to live in a society where we women support each other and stop judging," Ricki Lake told HuffPost Live's Caitlyn Becker on Nov. 15. ...

Why We Want Everyone To See This Movie

Ricki Lake | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Ricki Lake

Socially and politically, breastfeeding seems to be having a big moment in this country. Unlike the birth process, which happens quickly and is hidden from public view, decisions around breastfeeding follow mothers for several years and become unavoidably public.

PHOTOS: Ricki Is Saying Bye-Bye

Posted 07.02.2013 | Los Angeles

Small-screen stars seem to have an affinity for one particular home in the ritzy Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, Calif. Right now, the home...

Moms Change the World: Kenya Stevens

Monique Ruffin | Posted 07.23.2013 | Impact
Monique Ruffin

Kenya Steven is a mama who is reclaiming and re-defining the feminine woman. Her ability to be true to herself is contagious.

'The Jeff Probst Show' Has Been Canceled

Posted 02.27.2013 | TV

CBS Television Distribution has opted not to move forward with a second season of "The Jeff Probst Show," Deadline is reporting. The syndicated ta...

'Ricki' Gets The Boot | Posted 02.04.2013 | TV

The studio that produced her return to daytime television has announced that The Ricki Lake Show will not be renewed for a second year. Original episo...

Easy Homemade Yogurt With Bananas Foster

Kathy Carter Woods | Posted 03.30.2013 | Taste
Kathy Carter Woods

I'd been wanting to make homemade yogurt for years. After much trial and error, I finally figured it out and found the perfect recipe for me: a small batch of unsweetened yogurt.

WATCH: Gay Mormon Man Discusses His Sex Life With...A Woman

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A devout Mormon gay man opened up about his controversial, decade-long marriage to a woman on "The Ricki Lake Show" this week, revealing intimate deta...

Why I Am Definitely Not Having Any More Babies

Jackie Morgan MacDougall | Posted 11.19.2012 | Parents
Jackie Morgan MacDougall

When my 8-year-old semi-regularly requests another sibling, I give him a choice: "sibling or mom, because you can't have both." (Fortunately for me, he picks mom every time -- at least for now.)

Why You Can Have Everything You Want, No Matter Your Size

Rebecca DiLiberto | Posted 11.14.2012 | Women
Rebecca DiLiberto

Do you realize how absurd it is to let your physical body affect your success in the non-superficial arenas of your life? Is one required to possess a law degree from Harvard in order to be qualified to host the Miss America pageant? No? Then why do you think you need to look like Miss America in order to pursue your law degree at Harvard?

PHOTOS: They Had Shockingly Low-Key Weddings

Posted 06.23.2012 | Weddings

We expect celebrities to tie the knot with expensive, over-the-top affairs, so when they don't, we can't help but sit up and take notice. As part ...

Join Team Ricki for Our LIVE Interactive Production Meeting

Ricki Lake | Posted 07.31.2012 | TV
Ricki Lake

One of the key goals for my new talk show has been to create a conversation that is entirely inclusive. With social media, my team and I have been able to start this dialogue with all of you even before our September premiere.

WATCH: Ricki Lake's 'More Business Of Being Born'

Posted 06.07.2013 | Parents

After the groundbreaking success of her 2008 film "The Business Of Being Born," Ricki Lake is continuing her exploration of the birthing process with ...

Jeff Probst, Ricki Lake Lighting Up Daytime On Global TV

The Huffington Post TV Canada | Denette Wilford | Posted 05.01.2012 | TV

What is this, 2012 or 2000? As soap operas become a dying breed (though the renewals of "General Hospital" and "Days of our Lives" provide some solace...

Streaming LIVE Today: A Behind-The-Scenes Glimpse Into 'The Ricki Lake Show' With The Host And Her Team

Posted 04.26.2012 | Parents

With her two "Business of Being Born" films, actress and producer Ricki Lake has spent considerable time and effort "educat[ing] women about their cho...

'WWHL': Jaleel White And Ricki Lake

Posted 04.20.2012 | TV

Jaleel White and Ricki Lake had a real blast from the past on "Watch What Happens Live" (Weeknights, 11 p.m. ET on Bravo). Host Andy Cohen had dug...

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Ricki Lake Opens Up In New Memoir | Nicki Gostin | Posted 04.19.2012 | Celebrity

Ricki Lake has come a long way since she first burst onto the scene as the adorable Tracy Turnblad in 1988's "Hairspray." Her bubbly and vivacious per...

Ricki Lake Says She And New Husband Are Not Having More Kids | Posted 06.19.2012 | Celebrity

Talk-show host Ricki Lake surprised everyone last week when she revealed that she and husband Christian Evans eloped in a private ceremony, in Souther...

Ricki Lake Elopes!

Posted 04.10.2012 | Weddings

Ricki Lake may be used to being the spotlight, but the 43-year-old talk show host opted for a wedding far from the public eye when she tied the knot o...