Name: Melissa Etheridge
Birth Name: 
Melissa Lou Etheridge
Birth Date: 
May 29, 1961
Birth Place: 
Leavenworth, Kansas
Occupation: 
Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Activist
Relationship Status: 
Single
Celebrity Ranking # 1641
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Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga & Outkast to Headline 2014 Summerfest

Posted Wednesday March 26, 2014 11:20 AM GMT

When the weather gets hot concert lineups get even hotter, and Summerfest has a 2014 schedule that will blow your mind.

With headliners that range from Bruno Mars to Motley Crue, all musical genres will be covered between June 25th-29th and July 1st-6th when the mammoth festival rolls into Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Family Equality Council Awards Brings Stellar Performances

Posted Sunday February 9, 2014 11:13 AM GMT

Bringing together LGBT parents and supporters, the 10th annual Family Equality Council Awards Dinner took place in Los Angeles on Saturday (February 8).

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Melissa Etheridge Announces Engagement to Linda Wallem

Posted Wednesday June 26, 2013 1:38 PM GMT

She’s over the moon that the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act today, so much so that Melissa Etheridge is going to get married!

The “Come To My Window” songstress told CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield that she popped the question to her girlfriend Linda Wallem and that they’ll tie the knot in California.

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Melissa Etheridge on Angelina Jolie: "I Only Objected to the Term 'Brave'"

Posted Wednesday June 19, 2013 6:13 PM GMT

After making headlines for her comments about Angelina Jolie's preventative double mastectomy, Melissa Etheridge is now clarifying her thoughts on the subject.

The "I'm the Only One" singer previously called the "Tomb Raider" star's decision, "the most fearful choice you [could] make when confronting anything with cancer."

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Brad Pitt Talks Melissa Etheridge’s Criticism of Jolie

Posted Tuesday June 18, 2013 9:35 AM GMT

He’s been singing Angelina Jolie's praises for getting a double mastectomy earlier this year to prevent breast cancer, so when Brad Pitt heard his pal Melissa Etheridge had badmouthed his lady, he was understandably confused.

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Melissa Etheridge on Angelina Jolie: "I Wouldn't Call It the Brave Choice"

Posted Monday June 17, 2013 6:28 PM GMT

Speaking from her own experience, Melissa Etheridge shared her opinion on Angelina Jolie's preventative double mastectomy in a recent interview with the Washington Blade.

A breast cancer survivor herself, the musician answered a question about the actress' choice, saying, "I have to say I feel a little differently. I have that gene mutation too and it’s not something I would believe in for myself.”

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Melissa Etheridge: Tight Wad?

Posted Friday July 9, 2010 10:13 AM GMT

She announced her split from partner Tammy Lynn Michaels back in April, and Melissa Etheridge is being accused of withholding financial support.

According to a report, Michaels says the “I Wanna Come Over” songstress left her with just $4 to her name, and hasn’t been helping her at all financially.

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Melissa Etheridge Split: Not So Mutual

Posted Monday May 24, 2010 4:39 PM GMT

When they split about a month ago, it was said to be mutual, but now it sounds like that wasn't the case for Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels.

Shortly after the April split, the “Fearless Love” singer sat down with Oprah Winfrey and told her that the break up with Tammy was “as mutual as those things can be.”

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