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September 06, 2008

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Snippet of Sugababes' Music Video for 'Girls'


September 06, 2008 07:48:12 GMT


A snippet for Sugababes' music video in support of their new song "Girls" has just arrived. The clip reveals the group's hidden sexy side. Amelle Berrabah is seen leaning against a stripper pole with a bunch of female dancers, moving their sexy bodies around her.

The video is shot on Wednesday, August 27 in London. In one segment, stunning Keisha Buchanan performs a suggestive dance in front of her boyfriend Dean Thomas, who makes a guest appearance in the shoot. However, as the video goes, Dean is soon pushed away as she rejoins her female friends.
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Britney Spears' First Sex Partner Identified


September 06, 2008 07:28:20 GMT


The man to whom Britney Spears lost her virginity has been identified. Hot on the heels of Lynne Spears' claim on her tell-all book that Britney lost her virginity to her eighteen-year-old high school sweetheart when she was just fourteen, the guy in question steps forward, speaking his very own version of story about his old romance with Britney.

The guy, whose name is Reg Jones, is now 30 years old. He had an interview with the Daily Mirror on Friday, September 5 to which he confessed that he and Britney were very in love. "Britney was very passionate. I'd often stay over at her house and we'd fool around like any young couple," he revealed, adding that their age difference "didn't seem to matter" for them at that time.
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'24' Production Shut Down

September 06, 2008 07:25:52 GMT


Golden Globe award-winning action drama, "24", will stop its filming for more than two weeks. On Friday, September 5, the 20th Century Fox have confirmed on the shutting down of the production grounding the decision on giving filmmakers time to rethink the direction and rewrite the script.

The work stoppage will be done after the completion of episode 18 on September 15 and the shooting is expected to resume on October 9. The idea of the hiatus has come from "24" executive producer Howard Gordon because he is concerned with the direction of the season's final six episodes.
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Keane Plotting One-Off Gig in London

September 06, 2008 07:12:55 GMT


Grammy-nominated British trio Keane will head up to London for a live concert. The show will serve as a precursor of their upcoming third major studio album called "Perfect Symmetry". The gig, which only comprises of one date, has been scheduled on September 29 at London's Forum.

One of the songs in the band's forthcoming record entitled "Spiralling" has been available for purchase since August 4. Meanwhile, another new tune "The Lovers Are Losing", which is suggested to be their lead song, will be released on October 20.
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Lifetime Delaying New Season of 'Project Runway'

September 06, 2008 06:57:32 GMT


The sixth installment of reality show "Project Runway" is not so imminent with the announcement from Lifetime that they will pick up the new season only in January 2009. It was scheduled previously that the show would start in November this year, but the network said that they need more time to develop the new cycle so that there will be longer time to promote the show.

"With this move, the series will resume its traditional cycle of two seasons per year," a spokesperson from Lifetime said. "We look forward to ringing in the New Year by giving Project Runway loyal fans a superlative season six with Heidi, Tim, Nina, and Michael. The new date and time will be announced soon." Lifetime was handed the screening rights from Bravo TV in Spring for a five years deal.
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Blake Lively to Celebrate 21st Birthday with Jazz-Themed Party

September 06, 2008 06:43:00 GMT


Turning 21 years old last month, Blake Lively would only celebrate her birthday this weekend and is planning to throw a Jazz Age-themed bash. The party, to be more specific, will be held Saturday night, September 6 in New York.

Coming to such idea, the birthday girl asks all the guests to wear 1920s-style outfits. She herself will make sure that all of them obey the rule by asking the doormen to check and reject "those not in theme." No further details about the planned birthday party. Blake herself hasn't issued any comment on the report.
News > Movie News

'School of Rock 2: America Rocks' Probably Not Happening


September 06, 2008 06:33:36 GMT


"School of Rock 2: America Rocks" might never see the big screen after all. Reporting on the matter, First Showing claimed that "The School of Rock" director Richard Linklater has confessed on the slim possibility of the sequel to be happening.

At the "Me and Orson Welles" world premiere in 2008 Toronto International Film Festival, the Academy Award-nominated director further hinted that the words of him being attached to the sequel are most likely to be a false one since his involvement has yet to be confirmed. In fact, he revealed that he had been contacted by the studio about the plan for sequel only once and wasn't sure whether he would take the project.
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Britney Spears' MTV VMAs Rehearsal Video


September 06, 2008 06:22:19 GMT


Following MTV's announcement that she will open this weekend's MTV annual Video Music Awards, Britney Spears is caught doing dance rehearsal, which is strongly presumed as her preparation to perform at the MTV's show. Wearing yellow tight tank top and black trousers, Britney dances with eleven dancers, one of whom plays as her partner.

Furthermore, the one-minute video also reveals that the song used for the rehearsal is quite new. The mid-tempo tune is reportedly called "Underground" and will be listed as Britney's first single for her upcoming not-yet-titled album.
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'Me and Orson Welles' Premiered at 2008 Toronto Intl. Film Festival

September 06, 2008 05:26:27 GMT


"Me and Orson Welles", Cinetic Media-produced movie, has lighted up the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, September 5 with its premiere. Holding the special event at Ryerson Theatre, Toronto, the world premiere saw the attendance of Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Christian McKay, Hugh Dancy and director Richard Linklater.

Gossip Girls reported that Efron arrived to the first full screening event along with his co-star Danes. On the evening, the "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" lead man was dressed in a brown suit completed with a white button-up shirt, skinny brown tie and a pair of wingtip shoes, while Danes wore dark blue mini dress.
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Rihanna and Miley Cyrus Sharing Stage at 2008 Fashion Rocks Benefit


September 06, 2008 05:11:05 GMT


Rihanna teams up with Beyonce Knowles and Miley Cyrus on the extravagant stage of Conde Nast Media Group's 2008 Fashion Rocks. Singing charity anthem "Just Stand Up", the trio take the stage with other female singers such as Carrie Underwood, Leona Lewis, Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie and many others.

Beside collaborating with thirteen talented singers, Rihanna also performs solo at the Fashion Rocks. Wearing glamorous gold-simmering gown, the R&B singer makes a grand entrance, lifted by two strong men.
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Sex and Chocolate, Teri Hatcher's Keys to Happiness

September 06, 2008 05:06:33 GMT


Sharing her key to a happy life to Glamour magazine, Teri Hatcher recommends sex and chocolate. The actress credits the two things to have escalated her into happiness.

In an October column for the publication, she wrote "Have great sex [and] eat the chocolate." She aims the advice not only for people in common, but also for her daughter, Emerson Rose Tenney, who's still 10 years old.
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New 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' Photo Revealed


September 06, 2008 04:47:09 GMT


Fans are treated with another new image from the sixth installment of "Harry Potter" franchise, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince". Posted by Snitch Seeker who claimed to get the picture from an anonymous email, the photo captures the moment when Harry, Arthur, Ginny, Tonks, and Lupin are standing amidst a field of reeds during the battle outside the Burrow.

Dealing with an impending war atmosphere around the wizarding world, "Half-Blood Prince" has been said to be darker than previous movies. When asked about his comment on how scary the new movie will be while attending "The Duchess" London premiere on Wednesday, September 3, the actor who portrayed the evil Lord Voldemort, Ralph Fiennes, confessed,"I haven't seen it yet so I'm not sure if it's scarier than the others."
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'Stand Up to Cancer' Brought Stars Together for Charity

September 06, 2008 04:15:45 GMT


Celebrities have turned up at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre on Friday, September 5 to attend the one of the most star-studded charity events this year, "Stand Up to Cancer". Those ranging from actors like Jennifer Garner, singers like Sheryl Crow to politicians such as Barack Obama showed their support for the televised event that is aired simultaneously on NBC, ABC and CBS.

Before the show starts, producer Laura Ziskin who is also a cancer survivor said, "This is an absolutely historic night, thanks to the unbelievable generosity of the three networks." She then threw packets of Kleenex to the crowd while saying, "We hope we're going to make you laugh, and I know we're going to make you cry, so I have some party favors."
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Live-Action 'TMNT' Confirmation Debunked

September 06, 2008 04:11:29 GMT


Despite Kevin Eastman's previous confirmation on the making of brand new live-action movie about the four ninja turtles, "Untitled New TMNT Project", recent report has suggested that the news holds no truth in it. Writing a response to Eastman's remark, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles writer Stephen Murphy wrote in his blog, The 5th Turtle, that it is "complete nonsense and entirely untrue".

Prior to this reaction, Murphy has also squashed Playmates Toys' claim about the same matter which led to Playmates to change their statement writing, "Following the success of the TMNT theatrical release in 2007, Mirage Licensing is in negotiation with several companies about a new TMNT movie for release in 2010." Commenting on the revised words, he further stated that he "can wholeheartedly confirm" the statement, but still noted that the new film is most likely to be coming out in 2011.
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Lily Allen Blogs About On-Stage Row with Elton John at GQ Awards


September 06, 2008 03:53:32 GMT


Breaking her silence about her recent row with Elton John at the annual GQ Men of the Year Awards, Lily Allen claims that despite exchanging insults with the star she's still good friends with him. Reaching out to her MySpace Blog to talk about their on-stage row, the songbird wrote in a new entry that despite rumors to the contrary, everything is well between her and Elton.

Blaming the media for exaggerating the war of words, the troubled singer wrote in the post "Trying to create a feud on the other hand, and trying to make me out as being some rude little girl with a drink problem is just unfair." She confirmed further, "Elton and I exchanged jokes and there were no hard feelings at all, in fact neither of us gave it a second thought."
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Selena Gomez Pens 'I'm Sorry' for Nick Jonas


September 06, 2008 03:48:54 GMT


In a recent interview, Selena Gomez reveals that one of her favorite songs in her upcoming debut album is inspired by someone special that she has a crush on. "My favorite song that I've written is called 'I'm Sorry'," she says. "It's about a boy I kind of fell for but he couldn't let his ex-girlfriend go, and it was really difficult."

Though Selena doesn't exactly name the boy in particular, referring to rumor saying that Nick Jonas of teen band sensation Jonas Brothers is assumed to start a romantic relationship with her, some then claim that the boy behind the inspiration is Nick. Instead of commenting on the issue, Selena says that the autobiographical lyrics are meant to encourage the boy to move forward. "The song is basically me saying that I'm sorry that it didn't work out or that she used to be who she was, but you have to let me in and you have to know that I'll do everything I can to make you happy and be the best I can be," she states.
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Jim Carrey's 'Yes Man' Gets Australia Trailer


September 06, 2008 03:36:00 GMT


Following the earlier released teaser, an Australian trailer of Jim Carrey's upcoming comedy "Yes Man" has come out. Unlike the teaser which focuses on the word 'Yes', the new video exposes what Carrey's character is saying yes to from learning Korean to road skating downhill.

Living an ordinary life, Carl Allen is seeking for thrill in his life. For that, he enters himself to a self-help program which principle is to say yes to everything and anything. Though reluctant of doing so initially, he slowly grabs the idea and sees his life being transformed in amazing and unexpected ways. But, soon he discovers that his new life principle has its own drawbacks.
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Supermodel Adriana Lima Makes the List in 'Ugly Betty'


September 06, 2008 03:10:58 GMT


A huge fan of "Ugly Betty", supermodel Adriana Lima lands a guest spot on the ABC television series' third season. According to People, the Victoria's Secret angel will be featured on an episode which will be shot next week, playing as herself.

"Adriana has always been a huge fan of Ugly Betty and is thrilled for the opportunity to make a guest star appearance," her rep Liza Anderson said. Her character will appear in time of Mode's "sizzling hot issue" where she becomes the model. She will also work with titular character Betty Suarez (America Ferrera) on the cover story that discusses the use of fictional fruit called "tico berry" to boost one's sexiness.
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'Soul Men' Debuts First Trailer

September 06, 2008 02:56:43 GMT


The first trailer to Dimension Films latest drama comedy, "Soul Men", has arrived. Focusing on revealing the dynamic between Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac, the trailer highlights on two estranged backup soul-singers, Louis and Floyd, as they travel across the country together once again, experiencing misadventures and reliving the pain of betrayal along the way.

Telling the reunion story of the two remaining members from the popular 70's soul band, The Real Deal, "Soul Men" centers on Floyd Henderson, a retired business man, and Louis Hinds, an ex-convict. When the two find out that their band's lead singer Marcus Hook has recently passed away, they decide to make a musical tribute for their late friend. Taking a road trip to the Apollo Theater for the cause, the estranged duo soon falls into a series of adventures that forced them to realize that they still have the music in them.
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Christina Aquilera's New Song 'Keeps Gettin' Better' Released, the Audio


September 06, 2008 02:51:04 GMT


Following the announcement that her greatest hits called "Keeps Gettin' Better - A Decade of Hits" will be exclusively stored through giant retailer Target, Christina Aguilera previews her upcoming compilation album by releasing one of the new tracks on Z100.com. Another new material that has been confirmed to appear in the album is a song titled "Dynamite", which will be dropped in matter of days.

Containing four of the pop star's number-one hits, including "Genie in the Bottle", "Come on Over (All I Want Is You)", "What a Girl Wants", and a remake of "Lady Marmalade", a song which features Lil' Kim, Mya, and Pink, the album will be available for purchase on November 11. However, fans can start pre-ordering it beginning on September 30 via Target.com.
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Lindsay Lohan Refuses to Do an Eight-Page Topless Playboy Spread

September 06, 2008 02:36:32 GMT


Lindsay Lohan has turned down the chance to bare her flesh in men's magazine Playboy. She was approached to do an eight-page topless Playboy spread for the magazine's 55th anniversary issue in January and offered a $700,000 payment. She, however, turned it down.

Lindsay, who recreated Marilyn Monroe's final nude photo-shoot for New York Magazine's February 25, 2008 issue, was persuaded to do a tribute to '60s sex kitten Ann-Margret and her film "Kitten with a Whip." Though the film is one of her favorites, there wasn't any nudity in it.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Mandy Moore Dates an Artist


September 06, 2008 02:34:26 GMT


Breaking up with her latest boyfriend Ryan Adams, Mandy Moore just doesn't want to stay single any longer as she's scored herself a new boyfriend. She, as reported by In Touch Weekly, is dating an artist named Andre.

The magazine cited a source as saying that Moore and Andre first met at a party two months ago. They have since become close to one another.
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Sam Raimi and Tobey Maguire Returning to 'Spider-Man 4'


September 06, 2008 02:15:06 GMT


Nikki Finke of Deadline Hollywood Daily has reported that director Sam Raimi and "Spider-Man" leading man Tobey Maguire will be returning to their roles in "Spider-Man 4". In her latest report on the fourth installment of the web-slinging superhero, she noted that Sony Pictures have signed them both in.

If the story were indeed true, it is most likely that the director-and-actor duo are going to be involved in the back-to-back shooting of "Spider-Man 4" and "Spider-Man 5" since Sony are looking on the possibility to shoot them simultaneously seeing its cost effective factor and the difficulty to bring the team back together again.
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Video Premiere: B.G. and The Chopper City Boyz's 'Keep It Real' Feat. Alfamega


September 06, 2008 02:12:26 GMT


In collaboration with Alfamega, B.G. and his New Orleans-based rap group The Chopper City Boyz premiere a music video in support of their new single called "Keep It Real". Following the video release, their album "Life in the Concrete Jungle" which carries the tune, is scheduled to come out on September 16.

The music video is shot in a black and white background and shows the gang rapping the verses with Alfamega in a super-sized live concert. Some scenes also capture the rappers doing some photo shoots with their fans while some others show their press conference.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Caught in the Act, Lindsay Lohan Locks Lips with Samantha Ronson

September 06, 2008 01:56:24 GMT


Being photographed kissing, it appears that Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson have finally come out of the closet, letting the public know that they indeed are a couple. The long-rumored lesbian lovers were photographed locking lips on the street in New York City on Friday, September 5.

It is reported that Lindsay and Samantha enjoyed a shopping trip in the Soho district that day before they later on were snapped kissing outside the Mercer Hotel. The DJ then was also seen visiting the actress during a shooting for a cameo in "Ugly Betty."
 
 
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