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June 04, 2007

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Bruce Willis Willing for More "Die Hard"

June 04, 2007 10:30:16 GMT

Apparently still eager to go for some gun-banging action in the future, Bruce Willis has openly pointed out on the junket press conference for "Live Free or Die Hard" held June 1, 2007 that he will continue to star as John McClane in the next installment of the hit action series under some conditions.

"Fox is already talking about doing another one," so he informed. "I told them I would only do it if Len (Wiseman) is involved, and Maggie Q. And Justin (Long), of course. You can't do one without Justin."
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Minnie Driver Takes Chance on Second Album

June 04, 2007 09:28:08 GMT

Minnie Driver is back to music mode with new album although quite battered with the mildly received debut album "Everything I've Got in My Pocket". Refusing to give up, Driver got her hands on the writing of the 12 tracks and even played the guitar herself.

The sophomore effort that is titled "Seastories" still has the same producer Marc "Doc" Dauer to helm the project, but there is now also the contribution of Grammy Award winning Jim Scott, singer/songwriters Ryan Adams and Liz Phair among others.
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The Olsen Twins Launch New Clothing Line

June 04, 2007 09:27:59 GMT

The Olsen twins are adding one more new collection into their fashion range. Ashley Olsen and sister Mary-Kate Olsen add the so-called "Elizabeth and James" line to their couture label, "The Row".

On their new collection, the twin sisters claimed the name is taken from their siblings' and is influenced by their own vintage collection with the concept of the designs taken from a boy and girl relationship.
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Paris Hilton Has Begun Serving Her Los Angeles Jail Sentence

June 04, 2007 09:10:06 GMT

The heiress has just begun her simple life. Paris Hilton has begun serving her Los Angeles jail sentence for violating probation, her attorney Richard Hutton confirmed in a statement released Sunday June 3rd at 11:20 p.m.

"Paris Hilton has turned herself in to begin serving her sentence for violating probation at a Los Angeles County Jail located in Lynwood, California," Richard said in a statement.
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Paul W.S. Anderson Is "Spy Hunter" New Helmer

June 04, 2007 08:55:16 GMT

The seat abandoned by John Woo in "Spy Hunter" finally gets a new taker. "Resident Evil" helmer Paul W.S. Anderson has been reported to fill in the Chinese filmmaker's position after the man decided to leave the flick last year.

Being so, Anderson will work on alongside another writer to pen the project, which has already gone through several writers, like Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, Zak Penn, and Stuart Beattie. While Adrian Askarieh, Chuck Gordon, and Jeremy Bolt are all still serving as the producers, it is unclear yet whether Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson will continue to star in.
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Courteney Cox Planning to Have IVF Treatment for Another Baby

June 04, 2007 08:43:57 GMT

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes isn't the only celebrity parents who want to have more kids in their family. Courteney Cox and her actor husband David Arquette also willing to expand their clan by having another In vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment.

Cox and Arquette, who are the parents of daughter Coco Riley Arquette through IVF, reportedly already had more blood tests to begin the process all over.
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Japanese Duo Receives "Inhuman" Treatment

June 04, 2007 08:21:01 GMT

With two Japan's top filmmakers backing it up, sure the new project will be one that horror fans should wait in anticipation to come.

Yes, famed J-horror duo Hideo Nakata and Taka Ichise are reuniting to develop "Inhuman" for the 20th Century Fox and Regency Enterprises. The two previously teamed up to spawn Japanese-language "Ringu" series and Japan's "Honogurai mizu no soko kara", which was remade into Walter Salles' "Dark Water."
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The Jesus and Mary Chain in Plan for 7th Album

June 04, 2007 08:19:33 GMT

The reunion of The Jesus and Mary Chain now takes its biggest upturn, a new album in 9 years. The recording plan is pretty fresh that no detail regarding when or where is released.

One thing for sure, this album plan came up after a good rhythm of recent reunion gigs. "The reunion is not necessarily about any nostalgia trip," vocalist Jim Reid said. "There will be a new record, otherwise there wouldn't be any point to reforming."
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Quirky TV Comedy "Ugly Betty" Topped ALMA Awards

June 04, 2007 07:56:19 GMT

"Ugly Betty" was not that ugly at this year American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, California Friday June 1st. The American television dramedy series won four out of the seventh categories it was nominated for.

The hit TV series earned the awards for the categories of Outstanding Television Series, Mini-series, or TV Movie; Outstanding Actress Television Series, Mini-series, or TV Movie for its star America Ferrera who plays the role of Betty Suarez; Outstanding Supporting Actress Television Series, Mini-series, or TV Movie for Ana Ortiz for portraying Hilda Suarez; and Outstanding Writing Television Series, Mini-series, or TV Movie for Silvio Horta.
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Film Honorees Announced for the 2007 ALMA Awards

June 04, 2007 07:47:14 GMT

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Finally listing out the champs of the film slots for its ALMA Awards, which is held for the thirteenth time this year, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) has delightfully chosen multi-narrative drama "Babel" to be the big winner of the annual event this time.

Not only bestowed the top honor of Outstanding Motion Picture to the Golden Globe-winning movie, the organization also named helmer Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu the Outstanding Director - Motion Picture while giving the Outstanding Screenplay - Motion Picture prize to scribe Guillermo Arriaga.
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Prince Giving Out "Guitar" for Free via Verizon

June 04, 2007 07:34:31 GMT

In preparation of the July released album "Planet Earth", Prince made a deal with Verizon Wireless to have his first single available for free. "Guitar" can be accessed using Verizon's V Cast Song ID system.

With no charge whatsoever, fans who want to get the song should download the V Cast Song ID application on the phone company's official website. By holding the phone next to the computer speaker, the program will then detect the song and enable customer to transfer the song to their mobile.
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Kelis Among Celebrity Hotties Stripped for Marc Baptiste's New Book "Nudes"

June 04, 2007 07:27:31 GMT

"Nudes" is art and Kelis does know it. The R&B star has thus stripped for a new book "Nudes" by art photographer Marc Baptiste.

The singer-songwriter is just one among the many celebrity hotties taken it all off for the photo-book, which among others include actresses Gabrielle Union, Erika Christensen and model/actress Devon Aoki.
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LeAnn Rimes to Preview New Tracks from "Family"

June 04, 2007 07:15:06 GMT

For what could have been branded the most consistent musician, LeAnn Rimes is back promoting her new album with first single "Nothin' Better to Do" already ruling CMT Top Twenty Countdown. The song, along with her other materials from the new album will debut at CMA Music Festival on June 6 in Nashville.

Off all her previous albums, Rimes decides to get 'personal' on the new one. Aptly titled, "Family" is an album with all tracks getting either her full writing or part of writing. The first single for example was co-written with her husband Dean Sheremet and Darrell Brown. She said, "We wrote this song as if from my alter ego, a girl who never got out of that small town. Now, all that's left to do is cause a little trouble and have some fun!"
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"A Beautiful Life" for Denise Richards


June 04, 2007 07:01:11 GMT

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Playing against type, Denise Richards is moving from broader mainstream features to an edgy indie flick entitled "A Beautiful Life" in which she will portray an exotic dancer, Variety has learned.

Based on an original play written by Wendy Hammond, the drama has also rounded out names like Michael Madsen, Jesse Garcia, Dana Delany, and Debi Mazar in the cast besides Richards. Shooting is due to begin in L.A. this summer under the direction of Argentine filmmaker Alejandro Chomski who is set to helm from script by Hammond and producer Deborah Calla.
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Kate Moss' Nude Photographs Sold a Total of 183,000

June 04, 2007 06:51:40 GMT

Kate Moss is highly priced, literally. Nude photographs of the troubled supermodel fetched a total of 183,000 ($366,000) when they went up for sale in a London auction Thursday May 31st.

Detailing on the auction took place in four separate lots, the six foot square photograph of a naked Moss, taken by Albert Watson, sold for 54,000 ($108,000), which was five times the amount auction house Christie's had expected.
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No Charges for Hugh Grant Over "Baked Bean Attack"

June 04, 2007 06:22:13 GMT

Hugh Grant is innocent. The British actor will not face charges over claims he attacked a photographer with a tub of baked beans and kicked out at him, the Crown Prosecution Service said Saturday June 2nd.

Grant was arrested by police and released after posting bail after allegedly attacking photographer Ian Whittaker near his London home in April. Whittaker alleged that Grant attacked him after he reportedly tried to take photographs of Grant's former girlfriend Elizabeth Hurley, who lives nearby.
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Eve Teams with Queen Latifah for a Song

June 04, 2007 06:18:27 GMT

Rapper Eve has stayed in the bright side with a new project also weighing the name Queen Latifah. The two will star in the first episode of a new reality show about music titled "Bridging the Gap".

Eve and Latifah are the first two artists to be paired by the VH1 program. The half an hour show will see the pair discussing music and recording a song together with the help from Eve's manager Troy Carter and producer Charles Alston. The song is yet untitled and the show is still on hold of if its premiere date.
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Billy Bob Thornton Ready for 4th Album

June 04, 2007 05:17:08 GMT

Little did people know that Billy Bob Thornton's first passion was in music. Emerging as an Academy Award winning screenwriter and actor, he has been consistently letting out album in the past 6 years including this year. Fourth album dubbed "Beautiful Door" will arrive July 24 via New Door Records.

For what has been his favorite, the album still employs the same country sound topped with rock and a flare of folk. The material itself is new with Billy talking about two ends such as life and death, beginnings and ends. The issues discussed are spanned from politics, war, religion, and innocent people, to love.
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Weinstein Co. Finds the "Silver Linings"

June 04, 2007 05:14:14 GMT

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Making a fast move indeed, The Weinstein Company has acquired the film rights to a new graphic novel by Matthew M. Quick which has not even yet been published, Variety has reported.

Entitled "The Silver Linings Playbook" just like the original, the project is likely to stay true to the book's story which centers on a man who, after leaving a mental institution, becomes determined to find the silver lining in his life. No word yet on the production schedule and names attached to work on the movie, but it is informed that Sydney Pollack and Anthony Minghella will both take the producer's seat.
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Scared About Her Upcoming Jail Sentence, Paris Hilton Shows Up at MTV Movie Awards

June 04, 2007 05:06:47 GMT

Paris Hilton proves nothing could let her down, not even her upcoming jail sentence. The troubled socialite, who's been ordered to begin serving a minimum of 23 days for violating her probation on Tuesday June 5th, made a surprise visit to MTV Movie Awards Sunday June 3rd, saying she was "scared" but ready to do the time.

''I am trying to be strong right now,'' Paris said. ''I'm really scared but I'm ready to face my sentence.''
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Terror Ends on "Hostel: Part II"

June 04, 2007 04:59:32 GMT

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Well, it can be stated now that there will be no third installment of "Hostel" series, at least not from director Eli Roth. The Massachusetts-born filmmaker recently told MTV.com that "Hostel: Part II" would be the end of the horror franchise as it opens June 8 this year.

"There are no more Hostels," so Roth stated as quoted by the site. "There is Hostel and Hostel 2 and that's it. It's like Kill Bill Volume 1 and Kill Bill Volume 2."
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"Teen Titans" Brought to Life

June 04, 2007 04:58:21 GMT

Prepare for the coming of another superhero flick, folks as Warner Bros. Pictures is on the move to make "Teen Titans", the live-action adaptation of DC Comics' super-team characters.

First featured in 1964 in the fifty-fourth edition of "The Brave and the Bold", the group consists of Robin, Kid Flash, Aqualad, Wonder Girl, and Speedy, the respective sidekicks of A-list heroes Batman, Flash, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, and Green Arrow. Original characters like Cyborg, Starfire, and Raven were later added to the lineup.
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"Sin City 2" "Not Right Away" to Happen

June 04, 2007 04:57:06 GMT

Looks like it will require some times more to see "Sin City 2" in theaters.

In a new interview with Rotten Tomatoes, writer/co-director Frank Miller has pointed out that though the project is basically still on, he and fellow helmer Robert Rodriguez will work on other projects separately first instead.
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Hercules Movie in Works

June 04, 2007 04:54:29 GMT

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The success of epic saga "300" on the box office apparently has triggered a new flow in Hollywood film industry. Variety has revealed that a film feature about Hercules is about to be made at Avi Lerner's Millennium Films.

Based on the mythological Greek tale, the project has already got its script delivered by "Halloween: Resurrection" scribe Sean Hood yet the logline is being kept tightly under wraps. Meanwhile, Lerner, Boaz Davidson, Danny Dimbort, and Trevor Short are all set to come onboard as the producers.
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The 2007 MTV Movie Awards Winners Named

June 04, 2007 04:52:14 GMT

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Summer sure is still a great period to celebrate an award event and for young generation of moviegoers, it's undoubtedly the time to once again get to know who and what come out as the best at MTV Movie Awards this year, held Sunday, June 3 at Universal City's Gibson Amphitheatre.

Taking the spotlight during the ceremony was Walt Disney Pictures' "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" which not only got deemed Best Movie, but also won its lead star Johnny Depp the Best Performance honor. However, the big winner turned out to be Sacha Baron Cohen as the British actor triumphantly swept two golden popcorns in Best Comedic Performance for "Borat" and Best Kiss for "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby", the latter being shared with fellow funnyman Will Ferrell.
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Heaven and Hell's Radio City Gig Melted to CD

June 04, 2007 04:39:47 GMT

Those who got the chance to view Heaven and Hell's fast-selling Radio City Music Hall gig on March 30 were lucky but those who missed the live show will get the compensation with released CDs and DVD.

Packed in 2 CDs and a single DVD, a set will hit stores August 28 under the title "Live from Radio City Music Hall". This package captures every moment of the band's comeback after 15 years absent from U.S. stage. The CDs as usual will contain the songs played during the gig while the DVD features tour memorabilia including a tour program, backstage laminate, glossy photos of the band and other tour items.
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Singer George Michael Planning to Marry Longtime Partner Kenny Goss After Tour

June 04, 2007 04:39:12 GMT

There will be another celebrity same-sex marriage when George Michael puts into action his plan to marry longtime partner Kenny Goss by the time he finishes his upcoming concert in London.

The troubled singer has revealed that he plans to marry Kenny when he finishes touring July later this year, in a low-key wedding.
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"Nelson" Duo Facing "Calamity"

June 04, 2007 04:36:18 GMT

Brought together once again after acclaimed indie flick "Half Nelson", duo Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden have both given agreement to pen "Special Topics in Calamity Physics" for Miramax Films, Variety has reported.

A big screen adaptation of Marisha Pessl's novel of the same name, pic concerns a teenage girl who looks forward to the normalcy of a full senior year in a North Carolina high school after moving each semester with her eccentric teacher father. Things, however, get darker instead when she is caught up in the mysterious death of their favorite teacher.
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Daniel Radcliffe Buying Himself a Fiat Punto for His 18th Birthday

June 04, 2007 04:15:19 GMT

Daniel Radcliffe has bought himself a special birthday present that he's about to turn 18th next month, which means he gains access to his 23 million fortune.

The "Harry Potter" star, who is claimed as the richest kid in Britain, has decided to buy himself a Fiat Punto, instead of a Rolls-Royce or a flash Lamborghini, to mark his 18th birthday July 23rd later this year.
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Emmylou Harris to Release Career-Long Set & New Album

June 04, 2007 04:10:17 GMT

No solo album in four years, Emmylou Harris comes with two sets this year, a new album already in progress and a career-long record to be released on September 18 via Rhino.

Illustrating more than 30 years of career, an-80 tracks set is comprised of materials from her earlier albums, her never-before-released songs and a number of tribute songs for other artists. The country crooner herself did the compiling which will occupy four CDs and a DVD.
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Weekend North American Box Office of June 1-3, 2007

June 04, 2007 03:59:39 GMT

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Coming out as a complete package of cinematic entertainment for its adventurous tale, memorable characters, and stunning special effect, it's really not surprising to find "Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End" continuing to draw big bucks to once again take the top spot on weekend domestic box office ended June 3, 2007.

Plundering $44.2 million in its second spin on the chart, the latest installment of "Pirates of the Caribbean" series thereby forces newcomer "Knocked Up" to get satisfied with just being the runner-up as the comedy fares way lesser at $30.6 million in its first three-day run. However, the amount proves decent enough to push "Shrek the Third" down to number three after the animated adventure only makes its way to add another $28 million into its pocket.
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Christian Dior Tapped Eva Green to Be the Spokesmodel for Its "Midnight Poison"

June 04, 2007 03:54:57 GMT

Eva Green should feel lucky that she's been chosen by cosmetics giant Christian Dior to be its latest spokesmodel, joining the likes of Charlize Theron and Sharon Stone just to name a few.

Concerning her new calling, the French actress will be the face of Dior's new fragrance, called "Midnight Poison", starring in a made-for-commercial movie with the same title, to be directed by renowned director Wong Kar Wai.
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Rogue and Random Getting "Infested"

June 04, 2007 03:47:39 GMT

Striving together to work hand in hand creating a new potential big screen feature, Rogue Pictures and Random House Films are about to develop "Infested" based on the upcoming novel of the same name by Scott Sigler, the first in a series of at least two books.

Detailing a race against escalating terror, the original revolves around a CIA black-ops specialist and a Center for Disease Control scientist who team up in the struggle to contain a parasite that is rapidly spreading across America, turning ordinary people into crazed serial killers.
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Britney Spears' Mother to Be a Guest on "The View" on June 6th

June 04, 2007 03:27:25 GMT

This is another tell-all from Spears' clan. Not from the troubled pop star, but from her mom, Lynne Irene Bridges. While Britney Spears' father, James Parnell Spears, remains silent on their public feud, Lynne is planning the other way around.

If only rumors on the street are to be believed, Lynne is about to be the guest on ABC's multi-Emmy Award winning American daytime television talk show "The View". Spears' mother reportedly scheduled to be a guest on "The View" on Wednesday June 6th.
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Bon Jovi Giving Head Start to Revived MTV's "Unplugged"


June 04, 2007 03:08:12 GMT

Making a return, MTV's "Unplugged" won't take half for what can be full throttle. Names of musicians already on the list to fill in this summer's episodes are Bon Jovi, The Police, Kenny Chesney, Mary J. Blige, and John Mayer.

As the opening, Bon Jovi will give a head start of the series on June 22 on MTV. This footage will also be viewed on VH1 and CMT with the network's respective tailored version of "Unplugged". The broadcast will coincide with the band's new album "Lost Highway" which comes out 3 days prior the show.
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Pictures Show Lindsay Lohan Loves Playing with the Knife

June 04, 2007 03:03:49 GMT

Trouble manages to find Lindsay Lohan, again, when pictures showing her holding a knife to a friend's throat are being published.

The pics, that have emerged in the UK, are said to have been taken at a house party four months before she was admitted to rehab for the second time.
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David Bowie, R.E.M. in Soundtrack of Kurt Cobain's Biopic

June 04, 2007 02:40:21 GMT

A soundtrack to biopic "Kurt Cobain About a Son" features songs from R.E.M., The Vaselines, Iggy Pop and David Bowie, some musicians in great influence to Kurt. The compilation, which also receives a composition by Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard, will be distributed via Barsuk on September 11.

The soundtrack is the following of the film that has gone premiere in 2006 Toronto International Film Festival. Containing Kurt's previously unreleased audiotaped interviews, the 96 minutes film will also be released on theaters and in DVD version in the fourth quarter of this year.
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TomKat Desperate to Have More Children

June 04, 2007 02:26:32 GMT

Another TomKat's baby is in the making. The celebrity couple, who has had a 1-year-old daughter Suri Cruise, are desperate to have more children.

Revealing her intention, Katie Holmes told Entertainment Tonight she definitely wants to have more kids, claiming the year she and husband Tom Cruise have spent largely out of the spotlight with Suri as "the best time, it's so amazing."
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Victoria Adams Quits TV Show for Husband

June 04, 2007 01:58:00 GMT

Victoria Adams puts her words into action when she said her family comes before her career by quitting her US TV reality show to spend more time with her soccer-playing husband David Beckham.

On her quitting the project, it is said that Victoria won't miss David's soccer games this week and next whereas the show producers asked her to fly back to Los Angeles this week for a day of back-to-back shooting to complete two weeks of filming for her NBC reality show about her move to the United States.
 
 
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