Years ago, well-meaning friends set Holly Berenson (Katherine Heigl) and Eric Messer (Josh Duhamel) up on what turned out to be the most disastrous blind date imaginable. Their loathing was immediate and mutual. Fast forward to the present. Holly is still best friends with Allison, who is married to Peter Novak and has a child, Sophie. Holly is single, working in a bakery, and nurturing hopes of a relationship one day with Sam (Josh Lucas). Eric and Peter remain good friends. Eric is living the bachelor lifestyle, with no intention of settling down or marrying. Holly and Eric have never gotten along, despite the efforts of their friends.
Peter and Allison unexpectedly die in a tragic car accident, leaving Sophie an orphan. To everyone's surprise, their will names Holly and Eric as joint guardians of Sophie. There are no other available relatives, and Holly can't bear the thought of giving the baby up for adoption to strangers. Determined to make the best of things and honor their friends' wishes, Eric and Holly move into Allison and Peter's home to raise Sophie together. The trials of raising a child as a single parent are magnified, as Sophie is being raised by two single parents, living together, who do not see eye-to-eye on anything. They clash over everything, from who gets the bigger bedroom to when either of them should get a night away from childcare duties.
Over time, Eric and Holly come to a grudging understanding, which eventually deepens into a friendship and, finally, love. As they grow and begin to understand and care for one another, they see what Allison and Peter were thinking when setting them up on that fateful night, many years ago. Finally, Holly and Eric are able to see what Allison and Peter knew all along - that if they are willing to drop their defenses and take a chance on each other, they really are meant to be together.
The supporting cast includes Christina Hendricks as the deceased Allison and Melissa McCarthy as a neighbor.
Two years after her death, the official cause of death for the talented singer Amy Winehouse has been released. Initially, the results concluded that the woman who had had hits on soundtracks from “Life As We Know It” to “Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason” and landed 5 Grammys for her album “Back to Black,” died from accidental alcohol poisoning. However, the coroner who initially examined Winehouse was discovered to be not qualified for her role—she was hired by her husband without meeting the requirements of having practiced law in the UK for five years.
Amy Winehouse may be saying “yes-yes-yes” to sobriety. Sources say Winehouse is facing her new reality after having checked into a rehab facility because she missed the premiere of her director boyfriend Reg Travis' movie, “Screwed.” Winehouse was unable to attend due to her excessive drinking. Doctors treating the singer are cracking down on Winehouse, according to The Sun. It’s a severe situation, but Winehouse – who has a history of drug addiction - was there on her own accord, a source says.
Amy Winehouse’s father, Mitch, has been forced to return checks written out to “The Amy Winehouse Foundation.” According to the Huffington Post, a domain squatter registered for the name before Winehouse could. As a result, the charity, which was created by Amy’s family to help those with substance abuse, and give aid to children and horses, is not only without a website, it’s also nameless. To honor Amy, who was incredibly passionate about children and horses, the family announced at her funeral that they would establish “The Amy Winehouse Foundation” and work towards improving the system of private rehabilitation.
Katherine Heigl has joined the hair club for daring celebrities. Following Kate Winslet, Jennifer Aniston and we’ll even throw in Justin Bieber’s latest mop chop, Heigl has gone for a much sorter look. She was seen off-camera, running errands yesterday when celebrity photogs snagged a picture of her new look. The former "Grey’s Anatomy" cast member most recently starred in "Life as We Know It" and is known for her romantic comedy roles. Fans predict the new look will give Heigl some edge.