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November 21, 2008

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Sneak Preview of 'Smallville' 8.11: Legion


November 21, 2008 09:55:56 GMT


A glance of "Smallville" episode 8.11 has been revealed through a new preview below. It shows the new episode which is scheduled to air early next year featuring new heroes, new enemies, and new legends.

With the title "Legion", the episode will feature three superheroes who are coming from the future life. The story goes further with the three superheroes traveling to the past in order to find and join Clark Kent, played by Tom Welling, in defeating Brainiac. Brainiac is the one villain who has taken Chloe Sullivan's body.
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The Fray's 'You Found Me' Music Video for 'Lost' Season 5


November 21, 2008 09:11:52 GMT


Debuted November 20 during the airing of "Grey's Anatomy" is the promo video of "Lost" that features the new single from The Fray. The video that is produced by ABC and Epic Records combines exclusive scenes from the upcoming fifth season of the drama thriller series plus the band's live performance footage on "You Found Me".

Rooting from their successful debut album "How to Save a Life" (2005), The Fray will drop their self-titled sophomore effort on February 3, 2009 with "You Found Me" as the lead single. "The record definitely has some isolation and loneliness rolled into the fabric of the sound and lyrics," frontman Isaac Slade explains. "We'd been gone from our family and friends for more time than we'd been home. You start to lose sight of priorities and lose sight of balance and you don't really have the luxury of a routine. When that happens, naturally it comes out in the music."
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Usher Confirms Second Baby's Sex and Exact Due Date


November 21, 2008 09:09:25 GMT


R 'n' B singer Usher has exclusively confirmed to Access Hollywood that his wife Tameka Foster is pregnant with their second child, due to be born next month. "Definitively. We're actually expecting, if you didn't hear, in December," so the music performer said backstage at his concert at L.A.'s Club Nokia on Wednesday, November 19 when asked about reports on him expecting another child. "One of the best Christmas gifts there is to have!"

Refusing to spill the beans on the baby's sex and exact due date, Usher said, "some things have to remain personal" while jokingly adding, "I'll give you a clue - it's a baby." As for name, he said he and Tameka have been considering on "a few names", but are open to any suggestions from the public. "If you guys have any unique [names], please feel free to hit me up. Let me know," he stated.
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Connor Paolo Rejects 'Gossip Girl' Regular Spot


November 21, 2008 09:08:50 GMT


Despite high rating received by The CW's "Gossip Girl", one of the series' secondary characters has been reported to reject an offer to be a regular cast on the series. As announced by EW's Michael Ausiello, Connor Paolo, who plays Eric van der Woodsen, has refused a regular spot for the series' upcoming episodes.

Paolo has not given any statement so far, but the report believes that Paolo's rejection may have something to do with his contract deal. As EW states, the new contract deal is for him to appear in half of this season's 25 episodes, similar to the actor's previous contract as a recurring role. By refusing the new offer, Paolo will still get the same gig, but won't be attached to the series if he wants to take other opportunities.
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Christina Aguilera to Open 2008 American Music Awards With Medley Performance


November 21, 2008 08:45:39 GMT


Christina Aguilera has been booked to kick off the star-studded show at this year's American Music Awards. She is set to perform a medley of her 6 hit singles including "Genie in a Bottle", "Fighter", "Beautiful", "Keeps Gettin' Better", and "Dirrty", according to US Weekly.

"We are very excited to have Christina Aguilera perform at this year's show," Dick Clark Productions President, Orly Adelson, told the publication. "She raises the bar with each live performance and you can expect something special at the 2008 American Music Awards."
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Christmas Comes Early in the L.A. Premiere of 'Four Christmases'

November 21, 2008 08:14:12 GMT


Less than a week away from the theatrical debut of "Four Christmases", New Line Cinema held a premiere event for the romantic comedy in Los Angeles on Thursday, November 20, night. Bringing in a holiday season atmosphere to the event, the studio erected a few set of decorated Christmas trees along the red carpet in front of Grauman's Chinese Theater.

The special evening gala saw the attendance of leading lady Reese Witherspoon, but Witherspoon's co-star, Vince Vaughn was not spotted on the red carpet. Joining Witherspoon though were co-stars Robert Duvall, Jon Favreau, Katy Mixon, Kristin Chenoweth, Mary Steenburgen and Sissy Spacek.
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Video Premiere: New Kids On The Block's 'Dirty Dancing'

November 21, 2008 08:01:31 GMT


A music video for New Kids On The Block's brand new track "Dirty Dancing" has made its way out to public. Shot in the middle ages background, the video shows a capture of the boyband performing the song with mostly all-female audience.

"Dirty Dancing" is a song produced by powerhouse producer RedOne for New Kids' fifth studio album "The Block". The album has hit the U.S. market since September 2 and debuted at number 1 on Billboard Top Pop Albums chart and at number 2 on Billboard Hot 200 Albums chart.
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Five New Clips of 'Heroes' 3.10: The Eclipse Part 1

November 21, 2008 07:59:59 GMT


Five new clips from "Heroes" have been released as sneak peeks to episode 3.10. The clips of the November 24 episode entitled "The Eclipse Part 1" are compiled in one video player below.

The first clip shows Arthur, who has succeeded in reuniting Sylar and Elle, asking them to find Claire and bring the girl to him. At first, Sylar seems to disagree on working together with Elle, but Arthur allows Elle joining Sylar to find Claire. On the second clip, Claire rejects Angela's request to keep hiding in order not to get caught.
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Breaking News, Ashlee Simpson Gives Birth to Baby Boy


November 21, 2008 07:54:05 GMT


Following earlier report claiming Ashlee Simpson has been in labor, a new report has just surfaced by the hour that she has given birth to a baby boy. A spokesperson for the family confirms the good news to People, saying mother and infant "are all healthy and happy," adding that Ashlee and her husband Pete Wentz "thank everyone for their well wishes!"

Giving more details about Ashlee and Pete's newborn baby, the representative says he is named Bronx Mowgli Wentz. He weighed 7 lbs., 11 oz., and was 20 1/2 inches long at time of birth Thursday night, November 20.
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Eight Fresh Clips From 'Nothing Like the Holidays'


November 21, 2008 07:48:15 GMT


In the spirit of upcoming holiday, Overture Films have presented a set of clips from their December release comedy drama "Nothing Like the Holidays". Bringing up the theme that family time isn't always a walk in the park, the clips give out interactions between the characters during the one eventful week they spend together in the Chicago neighborhood of Humboldt Park.

Celebrating the fact that Jesse has a safe return from combat overseas, older sister Roxanna and eldest brother Mauricio come home to join their parents, Anna and Eduardo, for the Christmas holiday. But, this holiday season will be one that they will never forget as Anna suddenly announces that she is divorcing Eduardo. Shocked by the fact, the three siblings are forced to reevaluate the past and rethink the future, and soon they discover they are much stronger than they ever realized.
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Listening Party for Guns N' Roses' 'Chinese Democracy' Songs

November 21, 2008 07:17:57 GMT


In anticipation for the release of Guns N' Roses' "Chinese Democracy", the rockers from the band have held a free listening party for their new songs. Starting from Thursday, November 20, all the tracks on their forthcoming LP have been available for free streaming on their MySpace page.

On the same day the online listening party begins, Guns N' Roses also conduct a series of listening events in San Fransisco and Detroit. In San Fransisco, the event is held at Mezzanine while in Detroit, it takes place at St. Andrews Hall.
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Preview of 'Supernatural' 4.11: After School Special


November 21, 2008 07:05:26 GMT


It's a throwback in the new episode of "Supernatural". Sam and Dean will investigate the haunting of one of the schools they attended while they were teenagers. The investigation shows also what school mean to the Winchester brothers and why women are so into Dean.

The young versions of Sam and Dean reveal the past where the former used to dislike traveling and being on the road a lot while the latter took things easier and watched Sam's back. Sam found it difficult to create new circle of friends every time they move in order to follow their demon-chasing father and thus was often being bullied. Meanwhile, Dean found time to socialize and even pursue girls including necking with a local girl.
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Robert Pattinson and Paramore's Hayley Williams on MySpace's Artist on Artist


November 21, 2008 07:01:48 GMT


Robert Pattinson and Hayley Williams, the lead vocalist of band Paramore, are invading MySpace's Artist on Artist. Both stars, who have been featured on "Twilight" soundtrack album, will interview each other on several professional and personal issues.

The artist-on-artist interview is held at Hollywood's Velvet Margarita and will be featured on MySpace's Artist on Artist Friday, November 21 at 1 P.M. ET/PT. The materials for the interview will cover their experiences growing up, their passions and what was life before "Twilight."
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New Trailer of 'Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs' Unleashed

November 21, 2008 06:40:22 GMT


A brand new trailer of "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs" has been released. Courtesy of Apple, the video footage still puts its focus on the acorns-obsessed saber-toothed squirrel named Scrat. Unlike the earlier teaser where he has to walk through a snow storm to grab an acorn, this trailer presents a different kind of problem for Scrat.

Sniffing his way to find another acorn, Scrat in the beginning of the trailer spots one acorn in a distance. Excited by his finding and determined as usual, he then quickly makes his way across a big gorge using a thin three root. But, when he finally gets across, the acorn has gone missing and its stealer is standing behind a tree. Using the tree to hide himself, he looks for his competition, who happens to be a lovely saber-toothed squirrel. Now, he has to take the acorn from her.
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Video Premiere: Solange Knowles' 'T.O.N.Y.'


November 21, 2008 06:30:32 GMT


In support of her new song "T.O.N.Y.", Solange Knowles has premiered a Vashtie-directed music video, featuring cameos from Cee-Lo Green of Gnarls Barkley and Kid Cudi. In the black-and-white music video, she is seen going down the stairs and walking straight through the streets. Her slow walk eventually becomes a hurried run with a couple of men and women following her from behind.

"T.O.N.Y." is a song narrating about a consequence of stepping into a one-night-stand relationship. The track comes off Solange's second studio album "Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams", which has come out in North America since August 26 via Music World and Geffen Records.
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Miley Cyrus Struggles to Stay Normal, Compares Herself to Bolt


November 21, 2008 06:24:54 GMT


Despite constant media attention she receives due to her celebrity status, Miley Cyrus says she is just a normal teenager. Struggling to balance her fame and normal life, she tends to compare herself to Bolt, the super-dog character in her latest big screen flick "Bolt."

"I think it really shows a lot of kids when they see pictures of me in the press and the paparazzi where I'm not all glamorous and all done up," the Disney starlet explains when comparing her life story to that of Bolt. "You have to realize it's kind of like Bolt - that's what he has to learn to do."
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Preview of 'Ugly Betty' 3.10: Bad Amanda

November 21, 2008 06:16:05 GMT


An unlikely bond is developed between Betty and Amanda in the new episode of "Ugly Betty". After being roommates, the twosome is set to embark on the world of journalism together in the episode called "Bad Amanda" which ABC will air two weeks from now, on December 4.

Amanda and Betty are forced to work together for a Mode website article called "How I Blew Ten Grand Without Spending a Dime". Going out to seek inspiration for the article, they are met with a trouble which Amanda anticipates by taking the "final option". Betty is forced to take a page from scam-artist Amanda's book during a night on the town in NYC they'll never forget.
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Julianne Hough Decides to Leave 'Dancing with the Stars'

November 21, 2008 06:05:15 GMT


Cody Linley's professional partner on "Dancing with the Stars", Julianne Hough, has been reported to leave the ABC's popular dancing competition. The professional dancer who has been eliminated from the show on November 18 has decided not to return to the competition show next season.

Hough assures that her definite absence from "Dancing" show will only be for the next season, but she cannot give any guarantee whether she will return for other upcoming seasons. She states, "I won't be on Dancing this spring season. I don't know about the fall. Maybe, maybe not. We'll see."
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Reese Witherspoon 'Hard to Reconcile' With Divorce, Still Has Lots of Hope for Love

November 21, 2008 04:55:29 GMT


A divorcee and mother of two children, Reese Witherspoon speaks candidly to Parade magazine about how she deals with her divorce from Ryan Phillippe, admitting she finds it "hard to reconcile" with their failed marriage. Still recovering from the split, she says she doesn't know just yet if she will marry again.

"There are things in my life that are hard to reconcile, like divorce," Reese tells this Sunday's issue of Parade about her separation from Ryan. "Sometimes it is very difficult to make sense of how it could possibly happen. Laying blame is so easy. I don't have time for hate or negativity in my life. There's no room for it. When you make wrong choices, you have to take responsibility for them: 'What part of this do I own?' I struggle to figure out what made me make those choices. All I can hope for is that I've learned something from it and won't make the same choices again," she explains on the life lesson that divorce has taught her.
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Location Scouting for 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' Has Begun


November 21, 2008 04:54:50 GMT


"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" is still well far from its release on July 17, 2009, but preliminary location scouting for the next film "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" has been kicked off. According to Lochaber News, film executives and teams of cinematography experts and production designers have visited Lochaber landmarks in Scotland, which may be used for "Deathly Hallows" shooting.

The officials are said to be scouting for locations in Glenfinnan, Glen Etive, Glencoe and Glen Nevis. They are reportedly "looking at the autumn and winter changes of the terrain, trees and vegetation in these areas, and have since been in Yorkshire examining tracts of moorland to supplement the Highland locations."
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TV Promo for Britney Spears' Upcoming 'Circus'


November 21, 2008 04:45:22 GMT


An official TV spot promoting Britney Spears' sixth major studio album "Circus" has been posted by her camp. "I love music and I can't wait to share with you people," she said during the 16-second promotional ad.

In addition to sharing her excitement regarding her LP set for December-2 U.S. release, Britney also gives a sneak peek to her forthcoming music video for title track "Circus". She is seen dancing with fireworks and ablaze flame illuminating the set from the background.
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No 'Magnum P.I.' Role for Matthew McConaughey


November 21, 2008 04:15:34 GMT


Though earlier reports suggested that Matthew McConaughey was offered the lead role in "Magnum P.I." remake, producer Brian Grazer said otherwise. Putting off the flame on the rumor, the producer of "American Gangster" was quick to reject the casting rumor, stating simply to MTV Movies Blog, "No."

Further on the matter, he explained that his idea for the casting right now is not looking for someone to replace the original Thomas Magnum, Tom Selleck. "I think the idea for 'Magnum P.I.' is to find a counterpoint," he said. "To not try and find the new Tom Selleck but to find someone that is just so different that you go, oh my God! That guy is Magnum?!?"
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Emily Blunt and John Krasinski Dating


November 21, 2008 04:15:33 GMT


Emily Blunt and John Krasinski have fueled rumors that they're dating. The dating claim comes four months after report on the actress' split from then boyfriend Michael Buble hit the net.

Citing an unnamed insider, Star magazine claims Emily and John were seen on November 9 spending some quality time at San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, Calif. "They ordered room service, took long walks and spent every second together," the insider says. "John really cares for Emily - he totally fawns over her. And she's loving the attention. She's a down-to-earth girl, but it's nice to be treated so well."
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Preview of 'Grey's Anatomy' 5.10: All by Myself

November 21, 2008 04:15:32 GMT


It's Cristina Yang's week in the new episode of "Grey's Anatomy". In "All by Myself", she is awarded the first solo surgery among the residents but must give it up and choose for her replacement. Meanwhile Mark performs a cutting edge procedure to restore a patient's ability to speak, and impresses Lexie in the process. Also, Callie can't figure out if Sadie is just friendly or flirtatious.

"All by Myself" is airing December 4 at 9/8c on ABC. Kevin McKidd is back as Dr. Owen Hunt, Cristina's new love interest while Melissa George is guest starring as Sadie, Callie's possible new lover. Academy Award nominated actress Mary McDonnell also joins the show as Dr. Virginia Dixon, a cardiac surgeon who suffers from Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism that causes an inability to interact socially with others.
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'Pushing Daisies' to Be Canceled by ABC


November 21, 2008 04:13:28 GMT


This fall season, another serial TV show has been canceled from its upcoming production. Bryan Fuller, "Heroes" co-executive producer in 2006-2007 period, has given a statement to E! Online that his drama comedy series, "Pushing Daisies", has been canceled by ABC network.

To E! Online, Fuller gives a confirmation over the series' axing saying that the decision comes directly from ABC network. He additionally mentions that ABC 's President of Entertainment, Steve McPherson, has personally called him about the matter.
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Confirmed, Ashlee Simpson in Labor

November 21, 2008 03:41:17 GMT


Ashlee Simpson and her husband Pete Wentz are waiting in anticipation for the birth of their first child as the pregnant singer has been in labor, a family insider tells In Touch Weekly. "Yes, she is in labor," the source says, adding that Pete and "and the family are really excited and are waiting to meet the baby."

At press time, it is not known if Ashlee has given birth to the baby she's carrying. Official confirmation is expected to soon be made by the Simpson-Wentz family regarding the new addition into their clan.
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Video Premiere: Kaiser Chiefs' 'Good Days and Bad Days'

November 21, 2008 03:40:57 GMT


A music video in accompaniment of Kaiser Chiefs' new song "Good Days and Bad Days" has been outed. The video is shot showing four bright-colored spots occupied by their four members Ricky Wilson, Andrew White, Simon Rix, and Nick Hodgson and leaving one empty place for keyboardist Nick Baines with a sign read "Gone to Hospital, Back in 5 Min".

Nick has indeed been hospitalized during the filming of the music video. "It's weird because I'm not in it [the video]. There's a little sign on my keyboard saying 'gone to hospital be back in five minutes'. I'm there in spirit," he said commenting on his absence on the video.
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Britney Spears Speaks on 'Circus' Concept 'For the Record'

November 21, 2008 03:18:55 GMT


In a new video interview which is part of her MTV documentary "Britney Spears: For the Record", the pop star opens up about her new album "Circus". Britney Spears talks in details on why she chooses "Circus" as the name of her sixth studio album and how it is different to "Blackout" that was released in October 2007 and failed to deliver her a big comeback.

The interview which will be played during the documentary when it is premiered by MTV on November 30 at 10 P.M. ET/PT, also has Britney talking about "Womanizer" and the concept of the music video where she is seen almost nude. Previously, there has been a clip of Britney talking about her failed marriage to Kevin Federline with "Womanizer" played behind. The footage plus several other clips from "For the Record" can be seen here.
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A Brand New Trailer for Darren Aronofsky's 'The Wrestler'

November 21, 2008 03:12:09 GMT


Fox Searchlight Pictures have released a fresh trailer of "The Wrestler". With a thundering cheering of people in a distance, the video footage begins with a sole shot of Mickey Rourke as Randy "The Ram" Robinson in a small room preparing himself for a wrestling fight. As the film's acoustic theme song by Bruce Springsteen takes over the cheering, the footage moves on, showing snippets of what the movie is all about.

A powerful portrait of a battered dreamer, this Darren Aronofsky-directed movie follows Randy who despite himself and the odds stacked against him, lives to be a hero once again in the only place he considers home inside the ring. Estranged from his daughter and unable to sustain any real relationships, Randy lives for the thrill of the wrestling show and the adoration of his fans. When a heart attack forces him into retirement, his sense of identity starts to slip away and he begins to evaluate the state of his life.
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Robert Pattinson and Cam Gigandet Named Hottest Males Movie Vampire


November 21, 2008 03:08:54 GMT


The rave reviews that people give to his movie "Twilight" earns Robert Pattinson another accolade, which is the predicate of Hottest Male Movie Vampire, in a poll compiled by Moviefone. Winning the No. 1 position, he bests some other big names in Hollywood movie industry who have previously played the role of vampires, including Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise among others.

Meanwhile, topping the poll for Hottest Females Movie Vampire is Salma Hayek, thanks for her memorable role as vampire queen Santanico Pandemonium in "From Dusk Till Dawn" (1996). She is followed on the list by "Underwold" actress Kate Beckinsale and Angie Everhart of "Bordello of Blood," both of whom secure the 2nd and 3rd spots respectively.
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Release Date, Tracklisting of The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus' 'Lonely Road' Announced


November 21, 2008 02:44:58 GMT


The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus have completed recording their sophomore major-label studio album "Lonely Road" and plan to drop it across U.S. on February 3, 2009 through Virgin Records. The effort is aimed to follow up their 2006 debut LP "Don't You Fake It", which has scanned more than a million copies in the U.S.

In addition to the announcement of the effort's release date, official tracklisting for the album has also been brought forward. Eleven new songs, including singles "You Better Pray" and "No Spell", have been confirmed to appear on the forthcoming LP.
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Meet 'Astro Boy' Through Newly Released Teaser


November 21, 2008 02:33:57 GMT


The first look into "Astro Boy", a movie about a robot boy whose journey in search of his identity and destiny will fall into place in 2009, has been teased out. In a brand new teaser trailer released awhile ago, it can be seen how a brilliant scientist creates the robot boy and what the boy is capable of as he flies high up in the air and punches out rocks to make a path for himself.

Set in futuristic Metro City, "Astro Boy" tells the story of a young robot with incredible powers. He is created by a brilliant scientist to replace the son he has lost, but when the scientist finds out the robot couldn't mend his grieving heart, he sends Astro Boy away. Alone and rejected, the young robot embarks in a journey in search of acceptance where he experiences betrayal and gets into a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he finally returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the scientist.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Brandy Lies About Marriage, Tells the Reason Why


November 21, 2008 02:11:27 GMT


R 'n' B singer Brandy has admitted in a tell-all interview with US Weekly that her marriage to music producer Robert Smith is fake. She also opens up how she hides the fact about the fatal crash accident she was involved in two years ago that left a 38-year-old woman dead, from her little daughter Sy'rai Iman Smith.

In February 2002, Brandy announced she and Robert had married the year before. At almost the same time, she also publicly revealed that she was expecting her first child. In June the same year, she gave birth to daughter Sy'rai and had the event being documented in MTV reality series, called "Brandy: A Special Delivery". However, Brandy then reportedly divorced Robert. In a radio interview in 2003, she claimed her marriage to Robert actually never happened.
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Video Premiere: Sugababes' 'No Can Do'


November 21, 2008 01:43:46 GMT


Sugababes bring out a music video to promote their brand new song "No Can Do". One of the band's members Amelle Berrabah said that "the whole idea of the video is men are objects." The guys are displayed as 20 hunks donning only tight short boxers while Amelle and the other members all dressed "in really nice glamorous gowns with big hair and big lashes."

Sharing some embarrassing moments during the filming of the video, Amelle said, "So some of them become chairs and we sit on them. I put my hand in the wrong place as I was adjusting myself on the 'chair'." She then added, "All I saw was his legs fly up in the air and a big red face. I hope I haven't done any permanent damage. He couldn't breathe after."
 
 
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