by Tyler Johnson at . Comments

Forbes magazine has released its annual list of the top-earning actors in Hollywood, and you may find yourself astonished not only by the stars who took the top two spots, but also by the staggering amount some A-listers pulled in this past year. 

Amazingly, the highest paid actor of 2013 has managed to do it again, as Robert Downey, Jr. took home a cool $75 million thanks to his ongoing role as Tony Stark/Iron Man. 

Mark Wahlberg
The former Marky Mark earned $32 million in the past year, thanks to roles in films like Lone Survivor and Pain & Gain.

Downey played hardball before signing on to Avengers: Age of Ultron, and he's reportedly been rewarded with his biggest pay day to date.

And just how big has Marvel's tent pole franchise become? The number five spot on the list is none other than Thor himself, Chris Hemsworth, who - despite being paid about half what Downey pulled in last year - still took home a not-too-shabby $39 mill.

But while the actors in the gallery above certainly aren't hurting, the movie industry ain't what it used to be and of all the past year's top earning actors, only RDJ (just barely) cracked the top 10 on Forbes' 2014 list of the most powerful entertainers.

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by Tyler Johnson at . Comments

Indio Downey was arrested for cocaine possession on Sunday, and the 20-year-old's famous (and famously troubled) father Robert Downey Jr. issued a statement today assuring fans that the matter is being dealt with.

"Unfortunately, there's a genetic component to addiction and Indio has likely inherited it," said Downey in an a statement issued to Us Weekly.

He went on to say, "There is a lot of family support and understanding, and we're all determined to rally behind him and help him become the man he's capable of being.

"We're grateful to the Sheriff's department for their intervention, and believe Indio can be another recovery success story instead of a cautionary tale."

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by Tyler Johnson at . Comments

Beyonce famously sang that girls run the world and based on the results of Forbes annual list of the most powerful celebrities, it seems she was on to something.

Thanks in part to her On the Run tour with Jay Z, Queen Bey pulled in an estimated $115 million in the past year, nearly doubling the earnings of her rapper husband.

Beyonce
Mrs. Carter tops the list. She pulled in an impressive $115 million in the past year.

Between rumors of marital troubles and the now-infamous Jay-Solance fight video, 2014 has seen Bey struggling with some problems in her personal life, but she clearly hasn't allowed the drama to affect her career.

Other celebs may earn more than Beyonce (Thanks to his deal with Beats Audio, Dr. Dre raked in an astonishing $620 million in 2013.), but according to Forbes  no one can match Mrs. Carter when it comes to sheer power.

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by Tyler Johnson at . Comments

Robert Downey, Jr.'s son Indio was arrested for cocaine possession in West Hollywood on Sunday afternoon.

TMZ reports that Indio was released from jail late last night after posting $10,000 bail. He was reportedly riding in a car in a car that was pulled over after police noticed one of the passengers smoking something out of a pipe.

Indio Downey and Robert Downey, Jr.

Indio's father, Robert Downey, Jr., suffered through a highly-publicized struggle with addiction that resulted in his imprisonment in 1999 and very nearly cost the actor his career.

Indio was rumored to have been involved with drugs in the past. The 20-year-old allegedly entered rehab after becoming addicted to prescription pills last year.

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by Tattle Taylor at . Comments

There you are, doinking around on Facebook while your wee one watches cartoons when you hear it. A voice you recognize but can't quite place. YOU KNOW THAT VOICE!

You're totally not crazy. Many famous faces lend, or have lent, their voices to the animated screen, bringing characters large and small to life.

Voice acting is actually a lucrative career, one in which Rachel FredericksonThe Biggest Loser winner, worked before becoming a tabloid celebrity because of her dramatic weight loss. 

Some got their starts that way, while others retreated to the world of animation when their faces were too famous for them to play any other roles. 

Scroll through 21 celebrities who have voiced cartoon characters and see which ones you recognize immediately, and which come as a total surprise:

Mandy Moore
Mandy Moore brought Tangled's Rapunzel to life on the big screen. Now she's Sheriff Callie on Sheriff Callie's Wild West.

by Tattle Taylor at . Comments

We know many musicians who have made the move from the radio to the screen. Some have been successful and some have been Britney Spears.

(Don't pretend that watching Crossroads isn't on your list of regrets.)

But there are more than a few actors out there who possess vocal talents greater than or equal to their ability to bring characters to life via carefully scripted screenplays. 

Here are 15 actors who are surprisingly good singers ...

Hayden Panettiere
Hayden Panettiere is a tiny powerhouse of talent. She performs her own songs on hit show Nashville, where she portrays a country music artist.

You might not know it by looking at them, but these actors have often parlayed their singing talents into acting gigs. In some cases, they've abandoned the acting world altogether for music.

And then there's Kristen Bell.

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by Tyler Johnson at . Comments

Between Channing Tatum's admission of alcoholism and a never-ending stream of glassy-eyed Lindsay Lohan party photos emerging from the actress' time in London, we thought it would be a good time to run down a list of celebs who have struggled with excessive drinking.

Some of the stars on this list consider themselves alcoholics, but have sobered up and now speak openly about their years of heavy boozing as a cautionary tale.

Others are still hitting the bottle and thus tend to be more secretive about their imbibing ... well except LiLo. Who else falls into each category? Let's take a look.

Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato held little back at the 2012 People's Choice Awards. Including her cleavage. Comment on her dress now.

Hollywood and hooch have a long history together, dating back to Humphrey Bogart sipping real bourbon while shooting barroom scenes, reportedly never seeming to mind if he had to do 15 takes. 

But as times have changed, so have American attitudes toward excessive drinking.

We now know that for every amusing anecdote about a sloshed celeb stumbling down the red carpet, there's a far more grim story such as Derek Whibley's near-death experience.

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by Amanda Denton at . Comments

This year's "Highest Paid Actors" list has been released by Forbes and given the monster year Tony Stark had, it's no surprise that Robert Downey Jr. tops them all.

Robert Downey Jr. Iron Man 3 Photocall

Banking an impressive $75 million is apparently not all that hard to do when your movie rockets to #3 of the highest grossing movies of all time, like The Avengers did.

Now that he's signed on for more Iron Man and Avengers 2, it won't be surprising if Robert Downey Jr. makes numerous repeat appearances on this list in the coming years.

However, this list teaches us that if you are going to make a movie about being a male stripper, go ahead and do so with a lot of your own money.

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by Justin Dweeber at . Comments

Robert Downey, Jr. gave us a real scare there for a little while, talkin' bout "I want to stop playing super heroes."

Well, it seems that Disney and Marvel Studios convinced him otherwise. I wonder how they did it!? (he asks, holding up a sack of money)

Sorry, the cynical side of me always pops out at times like this. But we should all actually be excited that Downey will play Iron Man in The Avengers 2 and 3 as per a new two-picture deal, because he is definitely the heart of that franchise.

Lookin Blue

Still, the news seems to suggest that Downey is done with Iron Man movies, which means that Disney will have to deal with his departure relatively soon.

They could recast the character, reboot the series, or just kill Stark off. Our guess is that however they decide Downey should part the role, they will address it in Iron Man 3.

by Hilton Hater at . Comments

This is both adorable and heart-breaking.

Earlier this week, 18-month-old Jaxson Denno was taken to Western Massachusetts to meet Iron Man because Robert Downey Jr. was filming a movie in the towns of Sunderland and Shelburne Falls.

The only hiccup? Downey did not bring his superhero suit with him, much to the major chagrin of the crying child.

And Jaxson's mother, Heather, captured the disappointing moment on camera:

Robert Downey Jr. and Crying Kid

"He was fine as soon as [Downey] talked to him," Heather Denno told People, explaining that her son "was so confused because I kept telling him it was Iron Man and he knew it wasn't. Well, not Iron Man in the suit."

Look at it this way, Jaxson: you got to at least meet Tony Stark! But we know: it's just not the same.

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