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October 08, 2008

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Kylie Minogue Finds New Love in Model 10 Years Her Junior


October 08, 2008 09:47:47 GMT


Apparently Kylie Minogue has finally gotten over her ex-boyfriend Olivier Martinez as she reportedly has a new boyfriend named Andres Velencoso, who is a sexy Spanish supermodel 10 years her junior. The rumored lovers were photographed acting affectionate at Dita Von Teese's birthday party in Paris on Saturday night, October 4.

Having no doubt to show his love for the pop superstar, Andres was snapped wrapping his arm around her waist as she leaned her head on his chest. "It was Dita's party but Kylie was definitely the star of the show. She was turning heads and people were asking about the guy she was sitting with," an onlooker who witnessed their togetherness on the party testified.
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Sugababes Reject Idea to Collaborate With Timbaland


October 08, 2008 09:38:03 GMT


British girl band Sugababes turn down an offer from Timbaland to record a new music with him. "He approached us while we were making our last album, but we'd literally just finished it and we had no time left," Amelle Berrabah says.

However, Berrabah reveals that they hope to follow up the canceled collaboration for their next project. "Maybe next year we'll make it happen. I'd absolutely love to work with him." Previously, Berrabah also ruled out collaborating with Tom Jones, calling him "a rude old man." The band hoped to meet the star at the recent Q Awards in London, but were disappointed after he snubbed them.
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'Quantum of Solace' Getting Its Semi-Nude Girls Back

October 08, 2008 09:21:50 GMT


"Quantum of Solace" will see the return of the scantily-clad silhouetted dancers featured in almost every opening credits of James Bond movies. In one of its article, The Sun reported that after the sequence went missing in "Casino Royale", the signature opening of the superspy flick will be displayed once again in the 22nd James Bond movie featuring the silhouette of two sexy dancers, Franky Wedge and Jessica Grist.

To the tabloid, 26-year-old Wedge gave out the confirmation gushing, "I had an audition and I thought there was no way I was going to get it. There were ten foot tall skinny models and I was like, 'Oh right'." She then added, "I was actually in Milan when they told me I'd got the part, so I had to fly straight home to do a rehearsal."
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David Archuleta Signed With Christina Aguilera's Management


October 08, 2008 08:57:21 GMT


David Archuleta is confirmed to sign a contract with Azoff Management, the same powerhouse team who helped Eagles, Christina Aguilera, Neil Diamond, and, most recently, Morrissey boosting their music careers. Meanwhile, his first manager, who is also his father, Jeff Archuleta, will still co-assist him together with Azoff's Jared Paul.

Previously, TMZ reported that Jeff had allegedly caused trouble by insisting to change the lyrics of David's first song in "American Idol" called "Stand By Me" by adding a verse from Sean Kingston's hit, "Beautiful Girls". The result of Jeff's decision at that time reportedly caused 'American Idol' team to pay a lot of money to the song's publisher as a compensation.
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'Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li', Better Than Original One


October 08, 2008 08:48:05 GMT


Sharing his thought about the forthcoming "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li" to MTV News, Steven E. de Souza gives out a surprising comment about the new "Street Fighter" project. The director/writer of the 1994 "Street Fighter" believes that "Chun-Li" will be a better movie than the original one due to the fact that it focuses on one particular character.

About the Andrzej Bartkowiak-directed movie, he praised, "I heard that it's the story of just Chun-Li. That has to make for a better picture." He also revealed that he cannot wait to see how the characters in the new flick will be portrayed by Michael Clarke Duncan, Chris Klein, Black Eyed Peas' Taboo and other co-stars.
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Comedian Matt Lucas Picked Up by 'Astro Boy'

October 08, 2008 08:26:52 GMT


"Astro Boy" now has an additional voice. On Tuesday, October 7, Erin Corbett, the President of Imagi Studios U.S., stated that the upcoming CGI animated feature film will include Matt Lucas in the voice cast ensemble.

Other voice cast that crowd this movie include Nicolas Cage, Donald Sutherland, Kristen Bell, Nathan Lane, Bill Nighy and Eugene Levy. In addition, Freddie Highmore will take the voice for the title role.
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Eva Longoria Serves as a Guest Judge on 'Project Runway'

October 08, 2008 08:16:25 GMT


It has been reported that Eva Longoria will become a guest judge for the new season of "Project Runway". The Golden Globe Award nominated actress is going to appear on the show on its sixth season that starts in January.

"She is absolutely going to be on the new season, and she's delighted about it," as Life & Style has stated. "Execs want to kick the show up a notch."
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John Legend Mapping World Tour With Raphael Saadiq

October 08, 2008 08:07:59 GMT


John Legend is eager to promote his upcoming third major studio album entitled "Evolver" by hitting the road with Raphael Saadiq for a world tour. Kicking off on November 19 in Minneapolis, the roadshow will include at least thirteen fixed dates before wrapped up on December 13 in North Carolina.

Meanwhile, speaking of his upcoming effort, Legend says that the album is different from the ones that he previously recorded. "It's a lot of love and relationship songs, as people probably would expect from me," he explains about the album theme.
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Denzel Washington's Thriller 'The Matarese Circle' Eyes Director David Cronenberg

October 08, 2008 07:43:36 GMT


MGM's next political thriller project, "The Matarese Circle", is most likely to have found its director. Though nothing has been set in stone yet, David Cronenberg is currently in talks with the studio to take the part of the flick's helmer, as reported by Variety.

If the negotiations go on smoothly, the director of "Eastern Promises" will be tackling the behind the lens role using the script penned by "3:10 to Yuma" writing duo, Michael Brandt and Derek Haas. He will also work with Denzel Washington who is attached to star in the film.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Mother Confiscates Miley Cyrus' Credit Card for Six Months Due to Overuse


October 08, 2008 07:37:18 GMT


Attempting to keep her famous daughter Miley Cyrus grounded despite her worldwide fame, mother-manager Leticia Cyrus was forced to confiscate the Disney star's credit card for six whole months when she at one point got overindulged. Speaking about that matter during the actress-singer's lavish birthday bash at California's Disneyland Sunday, October 5, Leticia revealed, "She had a credit card, and she went a little over her limit the other day, so I said, 'No credit card for six months.'"

Miley embraced her international fame starring as Miley Stewart/Hannah Montana in TV series "Hannah Montana." She has since become a phenomenon, starring in a number of TV projects and endorsing some commercials. Having numerous projects in the pipeline, she is reported to have earned a whopping $18.2 million in 2007, leading to further prediction she is on her way to become a teenaged billionaire.
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Ashlee Simpson Has 'White-Trash' Themed Birthday Party

October 08, 2008 07:24:09 GMT


Turning 24 years old on Friday, October 3, Ashlee Simpson celebrated the day in style, holding a "white-trash" themed birthday party at her parents' home in Encino. Carrying a bun in the oven, however, didn't prevent the singer to dress stylishly, trading her maternity wear for "trailer-park chic" for the bash.

"It had a white-trash theme," People magazine cited a source who showed up at the party as saying. "Ashlee wore Daisy Dukes and platform flip-flops with a bathing suit and a fake tattoo around her belly."
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Danity Kane to Discuss Their Issues With P. Diddy


October 08, 2008 07:20:01 GMT


R&B girl group Danity Kane will sit in the same room with P. Diddy in order to talk about their major problems that have been quite long floating in the media saying that one of them will be dissed out of the band. All the details about the group conflicts will be revealed on the finale season of reality TV show "Making the Band", that previously led the band to the top of success.

Scheduled to run on Tuesday, October 14 at 9 P.M. ET/PT and hosted by MTV News correspondent named Sway from Times Square studio, the show will present Diddy's explanation about what really happens when he confronts DK about issues in the group. In addition, the girls will also give their version of the drama.
News > Movie News

'City of Ember' Celebrates Its Premiere in New York

October 08, 2008 07:03:03 GMT


In anticipation of "City of Ember" theatrical release this coming Friday on October 10, Fox-Walden Media have presented moviegoers with the premiere of their latest adventure fantasy film. Held at AMC Loews 19th Street Theatre, New York City, on Tuesday, October 7, the special screening event was a star-studded extravaganza.

Rolling out the red carpet outside the theater, the evening event saw many of "Ember" cast ensemble, such as Harry Treadaway, Saorise Ronan, Bill Murray, Tim Robbins and Martin Landau. While Robbins who stars as Loris Harrow attended the premiere accompanied by his partner Susan Sarandon, Murray who portrays Ember's Mayor Cole, walked down the red carpet with yellow miner's helmet on his head and on his hand.
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Preview of 'NCIS' 6.04: Heartland


October 08, 2008 06:55:04 GMT


NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs will return home on the October 14 episode of "NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service". Titled "Heartland", the episode will unearth Gibbs' mysterious past when he goes home for a murder investigation.

The team are led to Gibbs' hometown when a pair of Marines are ambushed. In the city that holds his childhood, Gibbs has to face one tough factor, his father. Obviously been ages since he comes to visit his father, Gibbs has to answer a series of questions proposed by his dad. Ralph Waite of "The Waltons" guest stars as Gibbs' dad.
News > Music News

Video Premiere: Jazmine Sullivan's 'Bust Your Window'


October 08, 2008 06:33:15 GMT


A music video in an attempt to promote Jazmine Sullivan's new single called "Bust Your Window" has been premiered. The video depicts a broken-hearted girl who is left by a guy that she counts on.

The music video begins with a picture of Jazmine waking up in the morning with her man driving away after spending a night together. As the video progresses, the 21-year-old singer wanders around the house, apparently feeling lonely and at the same time confused about what has to be done to end the conflict.
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Travis Barker Speaks About Jet Crash, Thankful to Be Alive


October 08, 2008 06:11:38 GMT


Conducting an interview with US Weekly for its latest issue, his first ever after the deadly plane crash, Travis Barker openly expressed his gratitude to be one of the only two survivors of the fatal accident, telling the publication he's just "thankful to be alive!" and doing "the best" for his full recovery. Initially treated at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, he was discharged from the facility on September 29 and is currently treated at a burn center in Los Angeles.

Breaking his silence about the crash, Travis said during the interview, "I hate planes. My biggest fear ever is to be involved in a plane crash, so when that happened ... well, I'm just thankful to be alive! I'm just grateful to be here at all." He, hence, decided to take the bus, instead of plane, to get back in L.A. to get further treatment and "be home" with his family.
News > Movie News

Expect Lots of Action From 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine'


October 08, 2008 06:04:03 GMT


In a red carpet interview with Coming Soon, producer Lauren Shuler Donner spoke out about the 20th Century Fox forthcoming film, "X-Men Origins: Wolverine". Though insisting to be secretive about details of the action fantasy film, the filmmaker let out that when watching "Wolverine", fans will be presented with a darker "X-Men" movie which is supported with a lot of action sequences.

"I guess it's closer to the first 'X-Men' in tone because it's a little darker, but there's a lot of action," she explained. "It's his origin story. It's really good. I've been in the editing room the last couple of weeks and I think that it's good and that audiences are going to like it. But it's a little darker." She also teases that this time Hugh Jackman will show a different side of Wolverine that no one has ever seen before.
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Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter Being Sisters in 'Alice in Wonderland'


October 08, 2008 05:00:50 GMT


Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter have been signed to star as sisters in "Alice in Wonderland", an animated movie produced by Disney Walt Pictures. Hathaway will act as the good White Queen, while Bonham Carter is playing the villain named the Red Queen.

White Queen is a benevolent monarch who is betrayed by her sister, the Red Queen. The villainous Red Queen, with her significant order, "Off with their heads!", will finally take the White Queen down from her throne and send her away. It is said that with the help from Alice, the White Queen will kill a creature known as the Bandersnatch.
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Death May Come in 'Desperate Housewives'

October 08, 2008 04:37:14 GMT


Some spoilers to the upcoming episodes of "Desperate Housewives" have been offered by creator Marc Cherry. The man who also serves as the series' executive producer, told E! online that a huge fire will occur in Fairview, and some of the residents on Wisteria Lane may not survive the incident. "It's one of the biggest special-effects episodes we've ever done, actually more difficult than the tornado," Cherry said.

He also noted that the garage band Dave creates with Tom will be somewhat a pivotal story related to the fire. "We have a huge episode that we just started shooting where all my regulars go to see a garage band from the neighborhood play in a nightclub," Cherry continued. "The nightclub gets set on fire. It's connected to the mystery, and it's going to be a huge episode."
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Queen Latifah Doesn't Care If People Think She's Gay or Not


October 08, 2008 04:34:11 GMT


Becoming the subject of long persistent speculation that she's lesbian, Queen Latifah determined not to discuss her sexual orientation in public, telling The New York Times' Alex Witchel in an interview over the weekend, "I don't care if people think I'm gay or not". On her determination, she explained, "I don't feel like I need to share my personal life. Assume whatever you want. You do it anyway."

"I don't have a problem discussing the topic of somebody being gay, but I do have a problem discussing my personal life," the 38-year-old star told the magazine. "You don't get that part of me. Sorry," she added. "We're not discussing it in our meetings, we're not discussing it at Cover Girl ... nobody gets that."
News > Music News

Jay-Z Called Off Pro-Obama Concert

October 08, 2008 04:32:14 GMT


Jay-Z's fans from Miami were sent home disappointed when the rapper didn't appear at the city's Bayfront Park Amphitheatre for his second free Barack Obama show. "The whole concert has had to be canceled because it was Jay-Z who pulled out. We haven't been told why, but I'm sure all the fans want an explanation," an unnamed insider spoke of the cancellation.

The rapper was reportedly forced to cancel the show because he encountered strains in his lungs from performing the previous two evenings at Miami's Bayfront Park and in Detroit, Michigan. A spokesperson from Obama also explained that the "event that was supposed to take place did not happen," because Jay-Z said he "was sick".
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None Gets Booted Off 'Dancing with the Stars' Result Show


October 08, 2008 04:30:41 GMT


Misty May-Treanor's early departure from "Dancing with the Stars" eventually brings great news to other competing celebrities on the dancing competition show. On Tuesday, October 7, it was revealed that no one would be cut out from the reality show, giving Rocco DiSpirito a chance to redeem himself next week.

Scoring the lowest score after his Viennese waltz performance, the celebrity chef was given a second chance since May-Treanor has chosen to walk out from the competition to repair her Achilles' tendon which was torn during dancing practice. Next week, on October 13, DiSpirito will join other remaining contenders, Brooke Burke, Lance Bass, Maurice Green, Warren Sapp, Toni Braxton, Susan Lucci, Cody Linley, and Cloris Leachman, to once again take the dancing floor with either Samba or Tango.
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Billy Ray Cyrus Approves Miley Cyrus' Boyfriend Justin Gaston


October 08, 2008 04:29:14 GMT


While neither Miley Cyrus nor Justin Gaston has publicly revealed they are dating, her singer father Billy Ray Cyrus has given him a seal of approval to date his famous daughter, praising him as a good guy. "He actually reminds me a lot of myself when I was 20 years old and I was living and searching for the dream," Access Hollywood cited Billy as saying.

Above all, Billy considers the male model as a man who "got a great heart and soul, and a lot of determination" adding "I think that's the true measure of a man, is when you measure his heart." Recalling the day when he met Justin for the first time, the country music singer revealed, "Justin's a good friend. A good friend of the family. I met Justin as I was hosting Nashville Star and I introduced the two of them. He's a good kid. Great heart. Lives for the light and he's very talented" and continued saying Miley and Justin's love relationship is "a good thing".
News > Music News

Scarface to Retire, Planning to Form Supergroup With Ice Cube

October 08, 2008 03:58:23 GMT


Scarface reveals that he will quit rapping by confirming that "Emeritus" will be his last solo album. "It feels real good. The Emeritus record, the reason I'm so proud of it is because it's my last. I'm done, man. If you leave it up to me, I quit," he says.

The rapper further states that he will return to the studio only if Ice Cube and Nas join him to create a supergroup. "Only thing that's gonna bring me back... if I do an album with somebody," he explains. "Me, Ice Cube and Nas do something, or me and Jigga (Jay-Z) and Beans (Beanie Sigel) do something. It's gotta be a trio or duo. Me and Bun B do a duo."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Eminem Wins Vibe Magazine's Best Rapper Alive Competition


October 08, 2008 03:43:24 GMT


Notwithstanding with his extended absence from music industry, Eminem has won an online poll of Best Rapper Alive conducted by Vibe magazine that also lists Jay-Z, Nas, Kanye West, T.I. and Rick Ross among its heavy contenders. More than 920,000 votes were cast in the contest, held for three months long, beginning on July 21, 2008.

Triumphing over the other candidates, Eminem receives 69 percent of the votes in the finals. He, thus, will be rolled out in the magazine's November 2008 issue which will feature presidential hopeful Barack Obama on its cover.
News > Movie News

Fans Frenzy Highlights 'High School Musical 3: Senior Year' U.K. Premiere


October 08, 2008 03:32:53 GMT


Walt Disney Pictures have presented a very special evening for "High School Musical" fans as the mouse house rolled down red carpet to celebrate the U.K. premiere of "High School Musical 3: Senior Year". The special screening event was held on Tuesday, October 7 at Empire in Leicester Square, London where dancing cheerleaders, basketball players and hordes of screaming fans made it even merrier.

Attending the premiere were some of the musical movie's major cast, Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale and Corbin Bleu, who were all dressed to impress. While the boys were wearing suits, the girls wore stylish mini dresses. Hudgens turned up in black polka dotted ruffled lace hem with a black grained leather Catherine Malandrino jacket, while Tisdale glammed up in a Jenny Packham mini dress with a jeweled waist and neck.
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'The Mentalist' Ordered for a Full Season


October 08, 2008 03:23:38 GMT


The hit CBS's new series, "The Mentalist", gets a green light to be aired on the network for full season. The Patrick Jane drama is requested for more episodes after EW exclusively reported that CBS orders six more additional scripts of the police drama story.

The show which focuses completely on the character and the intelligence of Jane has quickly become one of the most outstanding CBS shows. First debuting on September 23, 2008, it had an audience of 15.6 million viewers and 7.8 million in a re-airing three days later, which made it as fall season's best success stories.
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A Clip of 'One Tree Hill' 6.06: Choosing My Own Way of Life

October 08, 2008 03:07:27 GMT


A clip from "One Tree Hill" episode 6.06 has been given, focusing the part when Haley tries to help a student named Sam. Finding out that Sam sleeps in the back seat of a car, Haley summons her to her office and starts questioning. She finds out later that Sam lives in a foster home and that there's nothing she can do to fix the situation.

The episode called "Choosing My Own Way of Life" will be aired by The CW on October 13 at 9/8c. It will also see Nathan in dilemma between taking the basketball offer or his health. Lucas begins a book tour and joined by a familiar face and Broke considers a life-changing proposition. Peyton and Mick have a confrontation over his identity.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Esquire Magazine Crowns Halle Berry 'Sexiest Woman Alive'

October 08, 2008 02:59:43 GMT


Halle Berry is named "Sexiest Woman Alive" by men's magazine Esquire, joining a number of famous figures, including Scarlett Johansson, who won the same title in November 2006 and Charlize Theron, who was the winner of 2007. Celebrating her new attached title, the publication has posted on its website an article that shows her posing in a parody of a 2000 cover photograph of Bill Clinton and features her own acceptance speech.

Covering Esquire's November 2008 issue, on newsstands later this month, Halle is photographed sitting on a chair with both of her legs widely opened. She dons a black bra under a black suit jacket and is seen wearing a blue tie.
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Video Premiere: Ciara's 'Go Girl' Feat. T-Pain


October 08, 2008 02:51:55 GMT


Ciara has dropped a music video in support of her new single titled "Go Girl" from her upcoming third studio album "Fantasy Ride", which is reportedly planned for release on December 9. Directed by Melina Matsoukas, the same person who helped Ludacris making his "Money Maker" music video, Ciara's "Go Girl" music video has T-Pain, who is also featured in the song, as a cameo.

Donning a metallic outfit in a sort of dark and futuristic sense, Ciara appears in the video sitting on a chair with a desk in front of her, with some dancers behind her on chairs as well. The singer then jumps off the desk and along side her dancers, she starts doing sexual choreography. Then shortly after T-Pain sings his verses, Ciara shows up on a motorcycle, going into a break dance.
News > Movie News

All of 'Batman 3' Rumors Slammed


October 08, 2008 02:30:45 GMT


Apparently, all the rumors surfacing around "Batman 3" hold no truth in them. Addressing the so-called scoops about "The Dark Knight" sequel to MTV News, scribbler David S. Goyer completely rejected the speculations that director Christopher Nolan has been signed on, that the pre-production will start early 2009, and that the possible casting include Johnny Depp and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Throwing cold water to the flaming fire, the "Blade Trinity" director stated that they are all merely rumors stating, "It's all B.S. ALL of it." In fact, he insisted that no official talk has been done between him and Nolan about the future film plan for Batman. "Chris and I haven't even talked about it. He quite understandably is taking a long, long vacation and wants to purge himself," he explained.
News > Music News

Video Premiere: Kanye West's 'Love Lockdown'


October 08, 2008 02:08:48 GMT


Kanye West has premiered a music video for his single called "Love Lockdown" on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Tuesday, October 7. The video starts rolling on with Kanye sitting on a couch in a white room and then a bunch of African tribe members show up from nowhere, running and presenting some traditional dance moves in a white-also scene. Near the end, two tall female figures with colorful drawings dance in front of thousands of the Africans.

Speaking of the video, Kanye admits that he "kind of embody Patrick Bateman from 'American Psycho' ". The rapper says, "You know at the end of the movie (that) he didn't really kill anyone. (I just liked) the clean aesthetic and the way he was all about labels. I wanted to express all of that in the video."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel Rekindle Romance, Taking It Slow

October 08, 2008 02:00:58 GMT


The romance is on again between Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel. The couple is back together, People reports Tuesday, October 7, citing a source as saying, "They're taking it slow. They're on the road back to being together again."

Back in July 2008, Sarah and Jimmy ended their relationship after five years of dating. Offering no official statement about the extent of their relationship, both of them had their publicists confirming their split, telling the press their celebrity clients "have no further comment."
 
 
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