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March 22, 2008

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Winona Ryder Caught Shoplifting, Again?!


March 22, 2008 07:34:58 GMT


Old habits die hard for Winona Ryder. It seems that the actress never learns her lessons, not yet maybe as she's been accused of shoplifting for the second time.

According to Internet reports, Winona was caught stealing makeup at a Hollywood CVS drug store. An employee at the store has confirmed the report.
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'Friday the 13th' Remake Found Its Lead Cast in 'Supernatural' Star

March 22, 2008 07:26:55 GMT


The television star of paranormal drama "Supernatural" Jared Padalecki is said to be heading to star in Platinum Dunes' remake horror film "Friday the 13th". According to Hollywood Reporter, the 25-year-old actor has been in final talks to play in the Marcus Nispel-directed film.

The movie news site reported that the former co-star of Alexis Bledel in "Gilmore Girls" is going to play the lead character, a man who investigates the serial murder happened at Crystal Lake Camp. If indeed joining the cast, Padalecki will star alongside Odette Yustman in the movie co-produced by filmmaker Michael Bay.
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British Sensation Adele to Release Debut Album Stateside

March 22, 2008 07:22:44 GMT


English soul singer Adele has signed a major U.S. deal to release her debut album Stateside. The 19-year-old who was also naming the album "19" in U.K. will service it to the U.S. this Summer under Columbia.

Her U.K. label XL Recordings arranged the deal and its rep Richard Russell commented, "She wants to work it properly, and put in time there. People are really excited about her over there." Adele, catapulted to success through her hit single "Chasing Pavements" that sent the album going straight to #1 in U.K. Albums chart earlier this year.
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T.I. Granted Permission to Attend Easter Sunday Services Despite House Arrest

March 22, 2008 07:04:04 GMT


A federal magistrate judge ruled Thursday, March 20 that T.I. can attend Easter services. The rapper, who's been under house arrest while he awaits his trial on weapons charges, has been granted the permission to attend a service sponsored by the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church from 8:30 A.M. until 2 P.M. on Easter Sunday, March 23.

The rapper, indeed, must be accompanied by a court-approved monitor and one of his attorneys. The service, according to MTV, was originally planned to be held at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, but due to tornado damage at the venue, it may be held at the church's location in Lithonia, Georgia.
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No 'Fantastic Four 3' in the Making?

March 22, 2008 06:51:07 GMT


Though earlier reports speculated that a follow-up installment to the superhero flick sequel "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" might be in the works, it was now claimed that 'Fantastic Four 3' may not be made anytime soon. According to MTV Movie Blog, the possibility of the making of the second sequel has been slammed by one of its actors Chris Evans.

To the movie network, the depicter of Johnny Storm who is also known as The Human Torch insisted that the third film installment for the 20th Century Fox's action film won't be pursued. "I'm pretty sure we won't do [another] one," said the 26-year-old actor. "I'm assuming that one is a closed book...It takes up a lot of time. It's a big commitment. I'm happy with walking away." He then gave his reasons stating that if there would be a third film, all of the actors involved would have known about it earlier.
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Miley Cyrus' Wax Figure Unveiled at Madame Tussauds


March 22, 2008 06:31:39 GMT


A wax figure of Miley Cyrus was unveiled Thursday, March 20 at Madame Tussauds in New York City. The actress-singer thus is the second youngest figure in the museum, after fellow celebuspawn Shiloh Jolie-Pitt.

Cyrus' wax figure is shown with long flowing hair, wearing black jeans, a blue and gold silk top, and opened-toed shoes. According to the museum's Website, "The figure is housed on the fifth floor in her very own colorful area ..... Miley's figure is sporting her trademark smile and long flowing locks."
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Queen to Release First Album Without Freddie Mercury

March 22, 2008 06:27:12 GMT


Queen will reach another milestone when they release a new album containing original materials for the first time without late vocalist Freddie Mercury this September. The surviving members of the legendary rock band, Brian May and Roger Taylor, will release "The Cosmos Rocks" which will be the first album without Mercury contributing since the 1995 "Made in Heaven".

Former member John Deacon won't be featured in this project, instead Paul Rodgers is brought in. Rodgers has been serving vocalist duties since 1995 after Mercury's death and singing for the band under the moniker Queen + Paul Rodgers. A spokesperson of the band said that all three of them have begun recording the album in the studio.
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'Ice Age 3' Bootleg Teaser Trailer Hits!


March 22, 2008 06:16:36 GMT


Following the release of "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs" teaser trailer in theaters which was attached to "Horton Hears a Who!", it is doomed that the bootleg version will hit the web before its official teaser trailer is being officially released. The illegal version of the film's sneak peek took less than two minutes to be previewed.

The teaser begins with the shot of a vast snow landscape. As the shot moves ahead, it eventually gets a close up shot of Scrat who is facing the snow storm to get an acorn that stuck deep in the snow. By the time, the Saber-toothed squirrel gets close to his beloved acorn, the snow storm ends but left him frozen. As determined as he is, frozen Scrat did whatever he could to get a grab on the acorn.
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Nicole Richie Working on Fifty-Piece Collection of Jewels

March 22, 2008 06:12:09 GMT


Is so heavy into issues about motherhood as of late, Nicole Richie can now add jewelry designer into her ever growing career resume. The mother of one is planning to launch her own range of jewelery.

The celebrity socialite confirmed her foray into the business last week at the opening of boyfriend Joel Madden's DCMA clothes store in Los Angeles. "There are new beginnings all around," so she said.
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The End of Velvet Revolver?

March 22, 2008 05:15:39 GMT


Velvet Revolver's frontman Scott Weiland made a surprising announcement at their gig on Thursday, March 20 in Glasgow, Scotland, U.K. when he said that the current tour will be their last. The vocalist who is also fronting Stone Temple Pilots (STP) said to the audience as they closed the gig, "You're at something special really tonight...This is the last ever Velvet Revolver tour".

A couple of responses have been issued by the band following this. In a blog post by Matt Sorum, the drummer said, "So last night was interesting. Had a little band turmoil on stage, as you probably all could tell. Being in a band is a lot like being in a relationship. Sometimes you just don't get along. I guess there has been more turmoil lately, I guess, with the cancellations and all. It has been frustrating, I am not going to lie." Sorum further said that he loves touring but it can be "draining".
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Kate Hudson Creates Hair Care Line

March 22, 2008 05:07:29 GMT


It appears that Kate Hudson is attempting another career reinvention besides acting. The movie beauty is teaming up with L.A. celeb hairstylist David Babaii to create "David Babaii for WildAid," a hair-care line that donates 10 percent of proceeds to the animal-protection organization.

Becoming the product's first celebrity endorser, Hudson shot the ads for it in South Africa last year with Peter Lindbergh and real animals. Ten percent of the line's proceeds, according to WWD, will be donated to WildAid, the animal protection organization, which shares ownership of the brand with Babaii, Hudson, advertising executive Eric Steinhauser and FHI Heat investor Eco Beauty Ventures.
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Leonardo DiCaprio to Join 'Gladiator' Helmer in Dark Thriller Film

March 22, 2008 04:53:44 GMT


The star of "The Aviator" Leonardo DiCaprio is said to be once again working together with acclaimed filmmaker Ridley Scott for a new dark thriller feature film "The Low Dweller". According to Hollywood Reporter, the 33-year-old actor will be joining Scott in the producers' seat for the first time scribbler Brad Ingelsby's film.

Aside from acting as the film's producer, the co-star of Djimon Hounsou in "Blood Diamond" is said to also be attached to the film project, while Scott reportedly has laid his eyes on the chance to direct the movie. Prior to this project, DiCaprio has teamed up with the 70-year-old director in drama thriller "Body of Lies", in which he played the leading character alongside Russell Crowe under the direction of Scott.
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Amy Winehouse Poses Nude to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

March 22, 2008 04:40:49 GMT


Amy Winehouse takes her clothes off in a magazine shoot. The troubled singer poses naked for the April 2008 issue of British magazine, "Easy Living," in a bid to raise awareness about breast cancer among young women.

In the black and white shot, taken by photographer Carolyn Djangoly, Amy is pictured with just a guitar which is strategically used to cover her genital and two pieces of duct tape to cover her nipples. Amy decided to bare all in aid of the Lavender Trust at Breast Cancer Care which helps more than 8000 women under 50 diagnosed with breast cancer every year.
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'Nanny McPhee' Star to Be Tapped as Tintin?

March 22, 2008 04:03:56 GMT


The depicter of naughty but clever Simon Brown in "Nanny McPhee" Thomas Sangster has been reported to be landing an important role in the feature film series to be directed by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson. According to Daily Mail, the 17-year-old actor is going to be cast as the titular character in "Tintin" trilogy.

Allegedly, the co-star of Irish actor Liam Neeson in "Love Actually" has flown to Los Angeles to do test sequences for both directors on the film's pre-production. Though the aspiring actor's agent refused to give direct comment on the speculations, a film executive working with Sangster revealed that it is more likely that he would be cast. "Thomas seems to be the one," said the executive. "He was just great, but I'm not certain if anything has been finalised yet."
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Jermaine Dupri Sharing Music Biz 'How to' in Speaking Tour

March 22, 2008 03:47:57 GMT


On Thursday, March 20, Jermaine Dupri has shared his knowledge of the music business in New York City's New Yorker Hotel as part of the NY Daily News' "Night With the News" lecture series. The rapper and Hip-Hop mogul will do more talking in two separate venues which dates stretch through April 1.

Dupri, accompanied by music industry guru Andre Harrell, gave out the topic "How to Get a Record Deal" in the New York date. On Tuesday, March 25, both will give similar session to students in NYU's Recorded Music Program and another one on April 1 when they appear at University of Pennsylvania's prestigious Wharton School, the world's first collegiate business school.
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Courteney Cox Recruited Celeb Pals to Raise 1 Million Dollar Fund for Charity

March 22, 2008 03:31:58 GMT


Courteney Cox is enlisting the help of her celebrity friends in a bid to raise $1 million fund for Epidermolysis Bullosa, a rare skin condition that primarily affects children. Cox, her husband David Arquette, and their celebrity pals are all challenged to raise such amount of money in two weeks to benefit the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation.

Joining Cox and Arquette in the awareness-and money-raising effort are close friend Jennifer Aniston, Orlando Bloom, Kate Beckinsale, Rashida Jones, James Marsden, Eva Longoria Parker, Aniston's ex-husband, Brad Pitt, Gwen Stefani, and Gavin Rossdale. Cox and Arquette are heading up the effort as members of the honorary advisory board of the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation, where Aniston, Pitt, Rossdale and Stefani are also members.
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Clay Aiken to Release Second Album in May


March 22, 2008 03:25:29 GMT


Clay Aiken made an impressive sale with his debut album, the 2003 "Measure of a Man" that sold 613,000 copies in the first week. The American Idol graduate reveals that he will release the follow up later this year, entitled "On My Way Here".

The second album will be released on May 6 via 19Recordings/RCA, boasting a production from Kipper who also helmed some of Sting and Chris Botti's albums. As revealed by Billboard.com, there is huge possibility that the album will include the title track and another one called "Ashes".
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Pamela Anderson's Soon-to-Be Ex-Husband Rick Salomon Seeks to Annul Marriage Too

March 22, 2008 03:00:51 GMT


After sometime Rick Salomon has finally agreed with his actress wife Pamela Anderson that their marriage should be voided. The man, who is known for making a sex videotape with then-girlfriend Paris Hilton, filed legal papers Friday, March 21, seeking to annul his two-month union with Pammy, on the grounds of fraud.

Pammy, back in February, filed divorce papers in Los Angeles County Superior Court, asked the judge to annul her marriage to Rick, citing fraud as the reason. No details were given in the court papers though.
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Video Premiere: Yung Berg's 'Do That There'


March 22, 2008 02:59:11 GMT


Chicago rapper Yung Berg who is on the verge of releasing his debut album has first spawned a music video for his song "Do That There". This would be the single that is lifted as the first from his Summer album "Look What You Made Me".

Berg, who is also known as the featured singer in Ray J's hit single "Sexy Can I" has in 2007 released an EP titled "Almost Famous" that peaked at #32 on Billboard Hot 200. The 21-year-old is signed to Koch Records and has collaborated with stars like Rich Boy, Eve, Twista and DMX.
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The Truth Behind Lindsay Lohan's Sex Tape with Calum Best


March 22, 2008 02:36:11 GMT


Though tabloid reports suggest otherwise, Lindsay Lohan isn't the star of the sex tape photos circulating the Internet after all. Her ex-boyfriend Calum Best, on the other hand, also dismissed reports that he was the guy on the tape.

Lindsay found herself at the center of a sex scandal Thursday, March 20 after British newspaper The Sun published images from the Internet video, claiming the footage showed her performing oral sex on British former fashion model turned celebrity, and television personality Calum Best, who she dated briefly in 2007. The images were supposedly captured on Best's cell phone.
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Lil Wayne Pulled in Kanye West, Snubbed by Eminem


March 22, 2008 02:31:40 GMT


Two major Hip-Hop icons have teamed up to collaborate in 'Tha Carter III', the last of Lil Wayne's trilogy album. After citing those like Jay-Z, Busta Rhymes, Lil Mama and Ludacris to be among others who are in his album, Wayne also announced that Kanye West is also inclusive.

West has been reported to be contributing in the production panel, but Wayne added recently that he is also featured in some tracks. In an interview with DJ Semtex, Wayne revealed that West will appear on three tracks that will also feature Jim Jonson, Swizz Beatz and Deezle. "The first time, Kanye came and brought me 5 joints. The next time he came and gave me a CD with 15 joints on it. I had to tell him, hold on, please stop," Wayne said jokingly. "On the album Kanye has a good three (songs) but in the files he has about twenty."
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Jennifer Lopez Debuted Twins on People's Cover

March 22, 2008 01:57:08 GMT


Jennifer Lopez introduced her newborn twins, Max and Emme, to the world on the cover of the latest issue of People Magazine. The cover reads "TWIN BLISS, WORLD EXCLUSIVE, Intimate photos at home (and in the nursery!) with Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and babies Max and Emme."

Besides the exclusive cover, the special edition of People also features 12 pages of photographs of the children and their parents, taken at their Long Island home. In addition to all, Lopez and Anthony also had an exclusive interview Peter Castro, with whom they discussed such issues, as the pregnancy, Lopez's weight gain to rumors of infertility.
 
 
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