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ABC(NEW YORK) -- Attention is turning to Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, after her husband was accused of possibly having an Ashley Madison account.  Observers have noticed that she hasn't been wearing her wedding rings. But the outspoken reality star made sure to clear things up right away.

"FYI I don't wear my wedding rings because they're too big and I need to resize them so I won't lose them," she tweeted. "I'm still happily married." 

Us Weekly reported earlier this week that Snooki's husband, Jionni LaValle may have had an account on the website that helps people cheat on their spouses. An email address for LaValle reportedly matches one that belonged to a member. 

Of that report, Snooki tweeted, "There's no proof because it's false. The other couple on the other hand..."

Who knows if Snooki was referring to Josh Taekman, the husband of Real Housewives of New York star Kristen Taekman, who admitted to using the site or Josh Duggar, who revealed he had an addiction to porn and entered a treatment facility after his name was linked to the site.

While she was at it, Snooki also cleared up an In Touch Weekly report that claimed the reason why the reality star would never leave her husband is because "they never signed a pre-nup."

"But we have a pre nup. Can we try to at least print one factual article about my husband and I? Where do u get ur info," she wrote.

Snooki and LaValle were married last year and have two young children, Lorenzo and Giovanna.

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Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures(LOS ANGELES) -- Full disclosure: In a past life, I was a sushi-loving house music D.J. from California’s San Fernando Valley who had dreams of rocking parties in Ibiza while 10,000 half-naked sweaty bodies gyrated and chanted my name. We Are Your Friends is about a sushi-loving house music D.J. from the San Fernando Valley who has dreams of rocking parties in Ibiza while 10,000 half-naked sweaty bodies gyrate and chant his name. I’m not saying writers Meaghan Oppenheimer and Max Joseph stole my life story, but the resemblance (physical and otherwise) between me and star Zac Efron is uncanny.

Efron plays Cole Carter, a D.J. and maker of electronic dance music (EDM) who loves partying with his friends and playing the side room at a club every Thursday night, but he thinks there’s more out there for him. Stop me if you’ve heard this before: One of his friends is a blue-collar boy who doesn’t mind a good fight, another is a hustler looking to make a buck, and the third is a shy, sweet, nerdy type. New friends, and of course a girl, threaten to break up the group, while resentment and jealousy surfaces, etc.

Though we’ve seen this theme a million times, what saves the whole thing from going into cliché territory is that hardly anything is one-note. The blue-collar friend, Mason (played by Jonny Weston), isn’t just an uncouth thug -- he has dreams, too, and makes big, sweet gestures to keep his friends together. Likewise, Cole isn’t all about partying and playing chicks -- he’s thoughtful and angst-y and conflicted when he crosses moral lines.

Also Wes Bentley, as an alcoholic superstar D.J. who seems to have lost his love for the art but loves the paycheck, is far more nuanced than one might expect -- he’s skillfully a friend, mentor, jerk and narcissist all at the same time. And Emily Ratajkowski shows she has far more range than just being the topless girl in the Blurred Lines video and in Gone Girl: there’s warmth and depth there we haven’t seen from her before onscreen.

And it’s all wrapped in a slick package. Director Max Joseph knows when to make the film fun and flashy like an EDM video, and warm and saturated to capture the light and heat of the San Fernando Valley. One scene that stands out centers around a PCP trip gone animated, which was visually interesting enough that I was actually a little sad when it was over.

On the surface, the world of EDM may seem to most people to be about listening to annoyingly repetitive music while doing drugs and dancing all night. And while there’s a fair amount of that in We Are Your Friends, the film goes to great lengths not to glamorize it -- in fact, it hits you over the head with the dire consequences of reckless behavior. But what the movie also does, which I appreciated, is attempt to explore the musicality behind the genre in a way we don’t often see, especially from a major studio. In its efforts to educate the audience about the scene (though sometimes in a heavy-handed way), We Are Your Friends allows the characters to be real people, and not as shallow as we may expect.

Don’t get me wrong. Your aunt Edna won’t leave We Are Your Friends with a hankering to download the latest Skrillex single and drop Molly at the Electric Daisy Carnival. But she will appreciate Efron’s sexy jogging.  And while some themes and characters may occasionally border on cliché, We Are Your Friends ends up in a place that’s a little smarter and a whole lot more thoughtful than where it starts. And it’s pretty to look at and listen to while you’re getting there.

Three-and-a-half out of five stars.

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Ray Mickshaw/FOX(LOS ANGELES) -- It's been four months since Jessica Biel gave birth to Silas, her son with husband, Justin Timberlake. So what's her favorite part about caring for her newborn?

"Probably the moment he wakes up from a nap," Biel tells E! News. "He's sort of looking around and you sort of creep up and look over the crib and he looks up and he goes [sigh]. Just a gummy mouth, no teeth, just a big smile, happy that you're alive and you're just looking at him. That's probably the most magical."

"But you quickly move on from it because there is a dirty diaper in your palm," she adds.

Biel and Timberlake were married in 2012 and welcomed Silas last April.

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ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Ed Sheeran is the one who introduced actress Courteney Cox to her fiance, Johnny McDaid of the band Snow Patrol.  So it's no wonder that the Friends star fully expects Ed to entertain guests at their upcoming wedding.

Speaking to the British tabloid The Sun, Courtney says, "We are certainly grateful to Ed for introducing us. I can’t imagine him not playing something at the wedding. It’ll be a musical night.”

So how did Ed hook Courtney up with Johnny?  Well, he lived in Courteney's pool house while he was making his album, X, and Johnny was one of his collaborators on the project, co-writing several tracks, including the hit "Photograph."

Johnny's band Snow Patrol is best known for their 2006 hit "Chasing Cars," which blew up after it was featured on Grey's Anatomy.

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Dana Edelson/NBC(NEW YORK) -- Ever since Miley Cyrus started opening up about her fluid sexuality, there’s been a lot of talk about whom she’s dating. In particular, people have been speculating that she’s in a relationship with Victoria’s Secret model Stella Maxwell.  But in a new cover story with Elle U.K., Miley says she’s not tied down to anyone at the moment.

“I’m very open about it -- I’m pansexual,” she says. “But I’m not in a relationship. I’m 22, I’m going on dates, but I change my style every two weeks, let alone who I’m with.”

We'll save you the trouble of Googling “pansexual”: It describes someone who’s attracted to people of any sex or gender identity.

Miley also tells the mag she set up The Happy Hippie Foundation as a way of using her fame for good.  “I was kind of embarrassed that I got paid money to shake my a** in a teddy bear costume,” she says, adding, “I should not be worth the amount I am while people live on the streets.”

See what else Miley decides to shake when she hosts 2015 MTV Video Music Awards this Sunday night.

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