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November 14, 2008

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'Arrested Development' Movie May Get Greenlight


November 14, 2008 09:38:36 GMT


"Arrested Development" movie is on. In a recent interview with Collider, one of the TV series actors, Jeffrey Tambor, insisted that the movie version is indeed going to be made.

"We're doing it. We are going. It's a go. Yeah, actually, just this week I talked to Mitch Hurwitz," he responded when asked about the possibility of the series being brought to big screen. "When the writer calls you, and the director and the executive producer calls you, it's a good time." He then added at the end of the interview that fans should keep their hopes up for it.
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Sneak Peek to 'Life on Mars' 1.07: The Man Who Sold the World

November 14, 2008 09:33:50 GMT


Preview for the next episode of "Life on Mars" has been released. Entitled "The Man Who Sold the World", the episode reveals the identity of Sam Tyler's father.

The episode begins when a baby of a prominent family is kidnapped. Then, it will show how Sam learns about his father's involvement in the kidnapping. It will once again bring him to his childhood memory when his father abruptly skipped town under mysterious circumstances back in 1973.
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Nick Jonas Designs Dog Tags to Mark National Diabetes Month


November 14, 2008 09:00:33 GMT


Unwilling to stop campaigning for diabetes, Nick Jonas has teamed up with Bayer Diabetes Care to launch dog tags, which he helps designing, to benefit the Jonas Brothers' Change for the Children Foundation. The launch of the dog tags is also meant to mark the National Diabetes Month.

There are two versions of the dog tags. The first one with the word 'diabetes' on the back is for people with diabetes. The other one without the word is for people who aren't diabetic, but want to support the cause.
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Girls Aloud Set 'Out of Control' Tour Dates


November 14, 2008 08:54:22 GMT


British girl group Girls Aloud are confirmed to hit the road for a promotional tour for their fifth major studio album "Out of Control". Starting the end of April 2009, the concert will be set for a ten-date roadshow and the rehearsal for the show will be started after Christmas.

"We can't wait to get back out on the road to see our fans and play the music that we love from the past albums, and especially playing the new songs in those arenas next year," the band's member Nadine Coyle said referring to the upcoming concerts. "We look forward to seeing you all there."
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Preview of 'CSI: Las Vegas' 9.07: Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda

November 14, 2008 08:36:30 GMT


"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" brings back the miniature killer to the screen in an episode called "Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda". One of the most notorious killers who produces the biggest mystery for the CSI team, Natalie Davis aka The Miniature Killer is being decided on her fate when Grissom is called to testify at the competency hearing of her.

Also, the murder of a mother and her young child appears to be connected to a suspect in a CSI investigation from over a decade ago. The murdered woman was once married to a man who went for a killing spree. "The West Wing" Joshua Malina guest stars in the November 20 episode.
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Sneak Preview of 'Supernatural' 4.10: Hell's Angels

November 14, 2008 08:36:26 GMT


A preview from episode 4.10 of "Supernatural" is released. With the title "Hell's Angels", it revolves around the Winchester brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles), as they struggle to save Anna, who played by Julie McNiven.

As Anna remembers her past, Sam and Dean begin to understand the reason behind Castiel and Uriel's hatred and why the two want her dead. Ignoring the angels' orders, Sam and Dean try to help Anna restoring an important part of her past so she can be saved.
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'Little Fockers' Possibly Teams Up Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro Again


November 14, 2008 08:33:10 GMT


A sequel to Universal Pictures 2004 comedy "Meet the Fockers" could be moving forward. Claiming that the third "Meet the Parents" movie is "percolating", Fox News' Roger Friedman broke the news that Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro will make their return to the comedy series in "Little Fockers".

Once again taking the role of Jack Tiberius Byrnes, this time it is said that De Niro will be portrayed as the grandparent to Greg Focker's babies, and Stiller will star as Greg once more. The two reportedly will be joined by Blythe Danner, Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand as they are expected to reprise their Dina Byrnes, Bernie Focker and Roz Focker roles respectively.
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Zac Efron Reveals Love for Surfing, Wants to Surf With Kelly Slater


November 14, 2008 07:58:55 GMT


Disney sensation, Zac Efron, addressed his love for surfing in an interview while promoting "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" in Melbourne, Australia. "I love to surf every chance I get," he admitted, adding "Oh man, I would love to go surfing with Kelly Slater at Bells Beach."

Considering the fact that he's a huge fan of the sport, Zac even considers changing his major to marine biology so that he can be "in the ocean all the time." He, in fact, deferred his place at the University of Southern California to star in "HSM" when it was first debuted two years ago.
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Behind-the-Scenes of Brandy's 'Long Distance' Music Video


November 14, 2008 07:55:12 GMT


A music video in support of Brandy's new single "Long Distance" has been in the work. Directed by Chris Robinson, the video was shot at Los Angeles' Park Plaza Hotel and features songwriter Bruno Mars appearing as a pianist.

Speaking about the concept behind the video, Robinson said that the video tries to show Brandy's emotional feeling when she goes through her long-distance relationship. "The concept of the video is really about performance...kind of take her through the feeling of missing the person she's in love with," he explained.
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More 'Twilight' Sequels in the Pipeline


November 14, 2008 07:35:38 GMT


Following the footsteps of "New Moon" in getting a big screen treatment, Stephenie Meyer's bestselling vampire series, "Eclipse" and "Breaking Dawn", are also going to be adapted into feature film materials. On the matter, The Hollywood Reporter claims Summit Entertainment have acquired the screening rights for the "Twilight" novel series.

Bringing back "Twilight" scribe to the project, the studio have signed up Melissa Rosenberg to pen the script for "New Moon" and "Eclipse" adaptations. Meanwhile, the fourth book is yet to have any writer attached to adapt it. Additionally, words on whether director Catherine Hardwicke will continue to helm the series is yet to be offered.
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Preview of 'Ugly Betty' 3.09: When Betty Meets YETI


November 14, 2008 07:27:55 GMT


The game is on. In the next episode of "Ugly Betty", Betty will face a stiff competition from Marc who also applies for YETI, Young Editors Training Program which only has one vacant room left. Earning this slot could mean the end of Betty and Marc's long-running assistant position in Mode.

Betty sees this as an opportunity to fast track her dream of having her own magazine, but the test requires her to create a magazine in 48 hours. Also Justin makes an unlikely friend and Daniel finds himself attracted to Molly while Wilhelmina does her best to get Connor's attention.
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Miley Cyrus Talks About Upcoming 16th Birthday and Gifts, the Video


November 14, 2008 07:22:49 GMT


On Thursday, November 13, Miley Cyrus stopped by New York radio station Z100, talking about several issues, like her upcoming 16th birthday and the gifts that she got on the early celebration at California's Disneyland back on October 5. Besides, she also dished her aspirations to become a fashion icon, her name becoming so popular as a baby name, and her dog Sophie.

In the interview, Miley told JJ that she actually feels honored when she learns many parents name their kids Miley. However, she admitted she was forced to toss her iPhone because Miley keeps getting changed to Miles because of spell check.
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Preview of 'Smallville' 8.10: Bride


November 14, 2008 07:05:25 GMT


Preview of "Smallville" episode 8.10 has been released. With "Bride" as the title, the episode features Chloe and Jimmy's wedding ceremony in Cuba and two unexpected guests.

Chloe finally becomes Jimmy's bride. Though feeling extremely excited about her wedding to Jimmy, she worries if Davis has an intention to stop the wedding. Meanwhile, Oliver tells Clark that he thinks he has discovered where Lex is hiding and takes off to Cuba to confront Lex. Still, instead of finding Lex there, he meets Lana.
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'Angels and Demons' More as Sequel Than Prequel

November 14, 2008 06:44:10 GMT


"Angels & Demons" will be a sequel to "The Da Vinci Code", instead of prequel. In an interview with Coming Soon in New York City on Friday, November 14, director Ron Howard gave out the confirmation while talking about his adaptation of Peter Morgan's hit play "Frost/Nixon".

In addition to the addressing of the "Demons" status in the feature series, Howard also discussed the differences between this Dan Brown's novel adaptation with the last one. "It is going to be different, but it has everything to do with the story," he said. "This literally is a ticking bomb story, and it's very much about modernity clashing with antiquity and technology vs. faith, so these themes, these ideas are much more active whereas the other one lived so much in the past."
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Two Clips From 'Gossip Girl' 2.11: The Magnificent Archibalds

November 14, 2008 06:34:36 GMT


Two scenes from the November 17 episode of "Gossip Girl" are released. Titled "The Magnificent Archibalds", the episode is taking on the family rift between Jenny and her father, Rufus, and also Lily coming to their rescue. Jenny is ready to cut all sorts of communication with Rufus if she doesn't get her way but Lily decides to make a peace treaty for them by taking Jenny in her house. This will be previewed in the first clip.

The second clip is a phone conversation between Blair and Serena. The former who complains about her mother's new boyfriend who breaks all of Waldorf tradition during Thanksgiving and the latter who complains on her new lover's past. Blair is baking in keeping the dinner tradition at home while Serena is trying to come clean with the fact that Aaron has a female friend whom he's close with.
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Juanes Bags Five Trophies at 2008 Latin Grammy Awards

November 14, 2008 06:21:37 GMT


Juanes shines as he wins big scoring five nods at this year's Latin Grammy Awards. Announced at Houston's Toyota Center on November 13, he is awarded trophies for "Record of the Year", "Album of the Year", "Song of the Year", "Best Male Pop Vocal Album", and "Short Form Music Video".

"This is incredible. A million thanks, truly," Juanes said during the ceremony. "I have to thank my father, who is in heaven, God, my children. Since I was very young, my family taught me to listen to Latin-American music ... They have all been an influence."
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Joe Jonas Addresses Taylor Swift Split, Finally


November 14, 2008 06:10:52 GMT


Joe Jonas is quick to respond on the on-going reports claiming he has cheated on ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift with rumored new girlfriend Camilla Belle. He, furthermore, also wastes no time to address the country music singer's public claim that he dumped her over the phone with a 27-second break-up call.

The middle of the Jonas Brothers begins his post on the band's MySpace blog by writing, "This blog is not an attack of anyone. Anytime you are in a relationship for any length of time there are going to be issues. Sometimes they resolve. Other times they lead to a change of heart. This was the case recently." He then goes on stating, "Several things I will state with all my heart ... I never cheated on a girlfriend."
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'Prison Break' May Come to End After Its Fourth Season


November 14, 2008 05:11:47 GMT


Michael Scofield and his fellow escapees' journey for freedom might escape television permanently. The Hollywood Reporter has reported that FOX network might have come to a decision in extending "Prison Break" season four production for two additional episodes, which may serve as a conclusion to the four-year drama series.

Furthermore, the site details that the action drama series' cast have been told by FOX about the network's plan. However, "Prison Break" writer and FOX itself have not given any statement yet about the extra episodes and the speculation circulating around.
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More Details on Miley Cyrus' 'Fly on the Wall' Music Video


November 14, 2008 04:50:18 GMT


As previously reported, Miley Cyrus has been filming a music video for her new single "Fly on the Wall" and to get it done, she has teamed up with music director Philip Andelman, the same man who helped Jonas Brothers making "Lovebug" music video. "I'm not sure if she did know I directed the ['Lovebug'] video and she didn't mention it on set," Andelman told MTV concerning the coincidence.

In a further statement, the concept of the music video is revealed. It will indeed feature some paparazzi scenes. "The gist of the concept is that she and her boyfriend are on a date, leaving a movie, when suddenly, he gets overcome by some strange cough," Andelman said. "Suddenly, he turns into a paparazzo and begins chasing Miley. Soon, she is backed into a corner with nowhere to turn and the paparazzi approaching, when suddenly, instead of attacking or photographing her, they break into choreography."
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Release Date for 'Saw VI' Set


November 14, 2008 04:50:02 GMT


Though "Saw V" has failed to nail the top box office chart on its weekend debut, Lionsgate Films are surely going to continue the franchise as they recently come out with the release date of "Saw VI". In their announcement, the studio claim to have set the sixth horror thriller movie to be released on October 23, 2009.

Not the first movie claiming the slot, "Saw VI" will have to be up against another thriller, Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard's "Cabin in the Woods". Beside "Cabin", there are two other movies slated to be released on the particular date, they are Hilary Swank-starring biopic "Amelia" and Japanese manga adaptation "Astro Boy".
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Jennifer Hudson 'Shines' in GAP Holiday Ad Campaign


November 14, 2008 04:39:46 GMT


Jennifer Hudson has given the green light for her GAP holiday ad campaign to be made public despite the fact that the timing might seem inappropriate taking into account that she and her family are still mourning the death of her mother, brother, and nephew. Her new GAP ad campaign, posted on the news photo, sees her cheerfully smiling while rocking the brand's Wintersoft Turtleneck.

As stated by Olive Doyne, a spokesperson for GAP, the giant clothing retailer has given Jennifer the option to back out of the ad, but she insisted "to be a part of it and that we should move forward." Jennifer is joined in the GAP holiday ad campaign by famous faces, like Jason Bateman, Mary-Louise Parker, and Mila Kunis just to name some.
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Preview of 'Grey's Anatomy' 5.09: In the Midnight Hour


November 14, 2008 04:30:56 GMT


It all comes down to sweet memory and its torture for Izzie in the episode called "In the Midnight Hour". This would be the "Grey's Anatomy" episode where Izzie's deceased fiance, Denny Duquette played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan, comes back haunting her.

Months after his death, Izzie was reminded of Denny in episode 5.07 when a patient was treated with similar disease that killed him. Izzie is having visions of him which was speculated as a symptom of Izzie's brain tumor that she will suffer.
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Official Photos From 'Kick-Ass' Exposes Dave Lizewski in Action


November 14, 2008 04:04:12 GMT


First two official pictures from "Kick-Ass" have been shared by First Showing. Focusing on the titular character in action, the photos display New York City high school student Dave Lizewski in his homemade green and yellow suit and mask.

One of the images exhibits Lizewski played by Aaron Johnson kneeling on top of a man and pointing his batons to the other baddies, while the other still sees bloody Lizewski nailing a thug. Allegedly, these pictures are taken from the scene of Lizewski's first attempt on nailing crooks which ends up on YouTube and makes him famous.
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Beyonce Knowles Performing on Oprah Winfrey's Show, the Video


November 14, 2008 04:01:39 GMT


Beyonce Knowles stopped by "The Oprah Winfrey Show" on Thursday, November 13. Beside greeting her fans, she was also there for a live performance singing "If I Were a Boy" off upcoming LP, "I Am...Sasha Fierce" which will be outed across the U.S. on November 18.

During an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Knowles revealed her plan to spend her time at the end of December when she will get the whole week free for herself. "I want to relax...maybe going on a boat and stay away from all the camera," she told Winfrey.
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Playboy Offers Adrienne Bailon 100,000 Dollars to Do Full Nudity Photo Shoot


November 14, 2008 03:57:25 GMT


Disney starlet Adrienne Bailon, as reported by New York Post, has been offered a $100,000 deal to pose naked for Playboy. The offer comes only days after The Cheetah Girls singer offered a public apology for her leaked nude pictures.

Adrienne "is mulling" a deal with Playboy to do "stylish photos with full nudity in a sufficient quantity and quality," New York Post reports. Greater than that, the newspaper even claims to have obtained a copy of the contract that the men's magazine already sent to the 25-year-old beauty. The contract reportedly also reminds her that during a promotional tour, she's limited to $100 a day for room service and phone charges.
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Two Sneak Peeks to 'House M.D.' 5.08: Emancipation

November 14, 2008 03:52:35 GMT


Two brand new clips taken from the upcoming episode of "House M.D." have been given by FOX. While dealing with a teenage girl's problematic life that leads to her own illness, House is also trying to come in terms with his relationship with Cuddy following their impromptu kiss, in the November 18 episode titled "Emancipation".

In the first clip, House approaches Wilson to tell him how he came to Cuddy's house but did not have the courage to knock the door. To House's surprise, Wilson only responds with a simple "huh". Meanwhile, in the second clip House investigates what a teenage girl has done in her life that she collapses due to water filling her lungs. He pushes the girl into the corner by bombarding her with rhetorical questions.
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Abby Elliott and Michaela Watkins Land 'Saturday Night Live' Spots


November 14, 2008 03:32:34 GMT


After the departure of Amy Poehler from "Saturday Night Live", two newcomers are reported to land roles on the NBC's comedy variety show. It has been informed by Associated Press that Abby Elliott and Michaela Watkins have been recruited to join in the show.

The publication details that Abby Elliott is the daughter of Chris Elliott, a regular cast on the show during the 1994-95 season, and the granddaughter of Bob Elliott, a veteran comic. Trained in Los Angeles-based Groundlings theater, she has come aboard "Saturday Night Live" via Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, the improv/sketch group co-founded by Poehler.
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Mariah Carey Talks About Stripping Down as Holiday Tradition

November 14, 2008 03:16:30 GMT


Mariah Carey tells all to Redbook magazine about stripping down for the holidays, detailing on what she wears and does during the season. "I always get Santa lingerie, even if nobody sees it," she openly admits.

Making the activity as a tradition, she moreover reveals, "[My girlfriends and I] go in the hot tub in our Christmas bikinis, then roll in the fresh snow and jump back in." She then adds that she usually dons "a red bikini with a Santa hat" for the ritual. And for this coming Christmas, she opts to still do the same thing and is feeling sure that her singer husband Nick Cannon will "appreciate it".
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New Trailer of 'Watchmen' Arrives

November 14, 2008 03:02:07 GMT


As promised previously, the new trailer of "Watchmen" has been released on Thursday, November 13, night. While most of the footage unveiled previously have yet to give clue on the film's plot, this fresh trailer presents the murder of The Comedian and the action sequences to be expected from the highly anticipated movie.

Opened with the scene in which a masked man breaks into the apartment of Edward Blake a.k.a. The Comedian, the video footage shows how the unidentified villain murders the superhero without any explanation. The scene quickly moves to a shot where Rorschach walks on the street to find Blake's yellow pin. Then, the footage continues by displaying the line-up of the new Watchmen as Rorschach begins his investigation on the murder.
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Britney Spears' Promo Picture for 'Circus'

November 14, 2008 02:58:11 GMT


Britney Spears has been lingering at a Hollywood's photo studio to get shot for "Circus" promotional pictures. One of the photographs has been posted on the news photo, presenting her in a blue corset and blonde hair posing a smile to the camera.

In addition, two other pictures during Spears' photo shoot in the studio are also posted after the jump. One of them shows the 26-year-old singer getting her make-up done while the other is displaying her with a photographer directing her for another pose with curly short hair and black night gown.
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Barack Obama Favors CBS for First Post-Election Interview

November 14, 2008 02:50:56 GMT


If John McCain went to NBC and Sarah Palin opted FOX for their first post-election interviews, Barack Obama decides to give the honor to CBS in the network's TV newsmagazine "60 Minutes". The Democrat who won the election over McCain will sit down with longtime-correspondent Steve Croft, accompanied by his wife and future First Lady, Michelle Obama.

The exclusive interview is scheduled to be held today, November 14 in Chicago but it will only air on Sunday, November 16. No clue yet as in how long the segment will last but judging from previous interviews with presidents and candidates, the interview is expected to fill the entire hour.
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Justin Gaston Says Miley Cyrus 'Just Family Friend'


November 14, 2008 02:41:55 GMT


Rarely speaking to the press, Justin Gaston finally broke his silence, telling Access Hollywood's guest correspondent Maureen McCormick at the 42nd Annual Country Music Association Awards Wednesday night, November 12 that contrary to the much dating reports he and Miley Cyrus are just friends. "Oh, just family friend, you know," he emphasized.

"I met Billy Ray on the show and just became friends with the whole family. And they're such a great family," Justin continued talking about his close bond with Miley and her family. "I moved [to LA] two years ago and started a modeling career and that's kind of just to break into the music business and everything."
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Win Walk-On Role for Judd Apatow's 'Funny People'


November 14, 2008 02:21:41 GMT


Collaborating with Universal Pictures, MySpace is pitching an exclusive contest for "Funny People". The world's premier social network is offering a once-in-a-lifetime chance for fans to win a walk-on role in the next Judd Apatow's comedy movie starring Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen and Leslie Mann.

By logging into their MySpace account and befriending the Funny People official MySpace page, hopeful fans can join the contest. To be eligible for the prize, entrants will then be required to write a comment explaining why they should win the role in 100 words or less. They can start leaving their comment starting November 13 at 2:00 P.M. ET to December 10 at 2:00 P.M. ET.
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Rihanna Pulled Out Indonesia's Show Due to Security Concern

November 14, 2008 02:19:25 GMT


Rihanna canceled her show in Jakarta, Indonesia due to security reason. Her camp decided to pull off the concert while she and her crew were in Australia following travel advisory issued in the country after three Islamic militants convicted in the 2002 Bali bombing were executed last weekend. "They said Indonesia's security is not supportive," event promoter Troy Waroka told a local press.

Rihanna was supposed to perform at the sold-out gig in front of 6,000 concertgoers on November 14 in the country. A costly preparation had been arranged for the Friday concert including the rental of a private jet to pick up Rihanna from Singapore, the local publication reported.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Demi Lovato Receives Nasty Blog Comments


November 14, 2008 02:03:03 GMT


A victim of bullying during her school days, Demi Lovato admits she sometimes still receives nasty blog comments from people even though she's no longer a seventh grader. "Sometimes [bullying] doesn't just end in high school," so she writes on her MySpace blog. "Sometimes I get online and read blogs (which I probably shouldn't if I can't handle it) and read the horrible things that people say in comments ... and it can really take a toll on you."

Sticking to her commitment to help other young girls who are bullied or harassed by their friends, Demi offers some wise words, writing "So as a message to everyone, please keep in mind when you're about to threaten someone or make fun of them or leave blog comments about them, that what you say or do can truly affect someone." She also adds, "Cheesy and lame as it may sound, never forget the golden rule."
 
 
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