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January 28, 2010

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Ashlee Simpson to Take a Break Post 'Chicago'

January 28, 2010 10:15:11 GMT

Ashlee Simpson is planning a career break when she finishes her stint in the Broadway musical "Chicago" - so she can concentrate on looking after her son. The singer-turned-actress is currently appearing as Roxie Hart in the New York production but she will hang up her dancing shoes next month, in February, to make way for ex-Destiny's Child star Michelle Williams (II).
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Black Eyed Peas Sued for Plagiarism Over Their 'Boom Boom Pow'


January 28, 2010 10:11:09 GMT

Black Eyed Peas are facing another plagiarism lawsuit - a musician alleges the group's hit "Boom Boom Pow" is "virtually identical" to her own song. Phoenix Phenom, along with associate Manfred Mohr, has filed a copyright infringement case against the band, alleging the rhythm and lyrics from her track "Boom Dynamite" were copied in the Black Eyed Peas' 2009 global hit.
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Sofia Vergara Banned to Reduce Her Breast Size


January 28, 2010 10:05:28 GMT

Curvy actress Sofia Vergara's mum made the actress swear not to have her huge breasts reduced to land more film roles. The Colombian pin-up, who briefly dated Tom Cruise, was advised to cut a few breast sizes if she wanted to be taken seriously as an actress at the beginning of her career. She says, "They thought I was too much."
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George Clooney 'Stole' Director's 2010 Golden Globe Award

January 28, 2010 10:02:00 GMT

Prankster George Clooney struck again at the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards, sending his "Up in the Air" writer/director Jason Reitman into a panic when the filmmaker thought he'd lost his award for Best Screenplay/Motion Picture. Clooney is renowned for playing jokes on his movie crew and castmates but decided to behave himself while shooting Reitman's award-winning drama, in which he stars as a corporate downsizer.
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Russell Crowe Did Not Kick Out Sienna Miller From 'Robin Hood'

January 28, 2010 09:59:47 GMT

Russell Crowe has spoken out about Sienna Miller's dismissal from new movie "Robin Hood" - insisting he had nothing to do with the decision. Miller was originally signed on to play Maid Marian, but she mysteriously left the project in 2009 amid rumors she had been dropped because she was too young to play 45-year-old Crowe's love interest.
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Rob Lowe and James Van Der Beek's Baseball Battle Turns Into Real Clash


January 28, 2010 09:55:27 GMT

Ageing teen sensations Rob Lowe and James Van Der Beek are at odds over a baseball clash after the former "West Wing" star accused the ex-"Dawson's Creek" lead of lying about a catch on U.S. TV. The two actors were on opposite sides in an all-star celebrity game in 2004 at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles when Lowe hit what he thought was a sensational home run, only to watch Van Der Beek fly through the air, crash through a barrier and rob him of glory in front of his children, who were cheering their dad on.
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Susan Boyle's Idol Not Proud of Her Fan's Success

January 28, 2010 09:53:45 GMT

Susan Boyle's idol Elaine Paige has branded the Scottish singer "a virus", attributing the star's success to the clip-sharing website YouTube.com. The "I Dreamed a Dream" hitmaker became an overnight success last year after a clip of her singing "I Dreamed a Dream" at an audition on "Britain's Got Talent" was uploaded to the site. Boyle gained millions of fans around the world after she was thrust into the spotlight, and even fulfilled a lifelong ambition by singing a duet with her hero Paige last year on U.K. TV.
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Chace Crawford Dating Model Jennifer Akerman


January 28, 2010 09:44:27 GMT

"Gossip Girl" hunk Chace Crawford is dating "Watchmen" star Malin Akerman's sister, according to U.S. reports. The actor, who briefly dated country star Carrie Underwood, has been spotted at parties with model Jennifer Akerman.
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Taylor Swift Replaces Britney Spears in Download Record

January 28, 2010 09:24:24 GMT

Taylor Swift has shattered Britney Spears' first-week download record after fans raced to get hold of her new single "Today Was a Fairytale". The country music sensation now holds the record for the best download debut by a female artist after the new song was picked up 325,000 times in the past week - 39,000 more than Spears' "Womanizer" in 2008.
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Zac Efron Gets His First Spy Thriller in 'Fire'


January 28, 2010 09:21:15 GMT

After being known for his roles in several romantic and musical films, Zac Efron has landed his first action thriller project. The 22-year-old actor is set to star in "Fire", which is a movie adaptation of a graphic novel by Brian Michael Bendis that was published by Image Comics.
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Joe Jonas 'Reconnects' With Ex-Girlfriend Taylor Swift


January 28, 2010 09:21:12 GMT

Joe Jonas has made amends with ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift, confessing the couple "recently reconnected" - more than a year after she publicly chastised him for dumping her over the phone. The Jonas Brothers singer dated Swift for several months in 2008 but their break-up was far from amicable - the country sensation went on national TV in the U.S. in November that year and blasted Jonas for the 27-second chat, which ended their relationship.
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Bar Refaeli Strips to Bikini for Rampage

January 28, 2010 09:15:51 GMT

Bar Refaeli, aka the supermodel who steals Leonardo DiCaprio's heart, is featured in the new ads by Rampage, wearing a set of sexy clothes and swimsuits. The Israeli-born model has been the face of the clothing company for two years and this time around, she is modeling the spring collection that includes a two piece bikini and a one-shoulder top with short.
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Susan Sarandon Spanking Pig Man at Of Montreal's Concert


January 28, 2010 09:10:29 GMT

Actress Susan Sarandon stunned fans of rockers Of Montreal at a concert in New York on Tuesday night, January 26, by spanking a man dressed up as a pig onstage. The Oscar winner strided out from the wings at the Highline Ballroom gig, bent a masked man over her knee and started pretending to beat him with a ruler.
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Alicia Keys Wants to Rock With Kings of Leon

January 28, 2010 09:00:56 GMT

R&B superstar Alicia Keys is set to give her next album a new twist - she wants to rock out with the Kings of Leon. The "No One" hitmaker recently enjoyed chart success with Jay-Z, collaborating with him on their hit song "Empire State of Mind", and now she's eager to try a new sound; she's eyeing collaborations with the "Sex On Fire" rockers and singer/songwriter M.I.A.
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Jane Lynch to Do Madonna's 'Vogue' on 'Glee'

January 28, 2010 08:53:58 GMT

Jane Lynch will live out a childhood fantasy in front of U.S. TV audiences in late 2010 - the actress has signed on to perform her version of Madonna's dance hit "Vogue" on hit show "Glee". Lynch will put her pop star skills to the test when she sings the 1990 track in character as her coach character Sue Sylvester in an upcoming episode.
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Inspired by Nirvana, Muse to Release Another Tour Documentary

January 28, 2010 08:47:41 GMT

British rockers Muse are set to reveal all about life on the road in a new tour documentary. The "Uprising" hitmakers have released DVDs of their gigs in the past, but have taken inspiration from a behind-the-scenes film about Nirvana on tour to open up even further.
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Jennifer Lopez, Eminem and Drake Among Latest Grammys Line-Up


January 28, 2010 08:34:32 GMT

More and more stars are recruited to glitter the Staples Center's stage of the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards on January 31. The latest celebrities scheduled to announce winners of the Sunday event are singer Jennifer Lopez and rapper Eminem.
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ABC to Air 'The Bachelor: Jason and Molly's Wedding'


January 28, 2010 08:33:49 GMT

Jason Mesnick will prove to public that his choice was right. The season 13 contestant of "The Bachelor" is to walk down the isle for the second time, marrying his final choice Molly Malaney in March. The wedding will be televised on ABC in a special called "The Bachelor: Jason and Molly's Wedding".
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Harrison Ford Can't Remember Life Behind Camera

January 28, 2010 08:18:43 GMT

Harrison Ford has little recollection of his stint behind the camera at the beginning of his film career - because he spent the time on the road with "The Doors". The movie star was a camera assistant on a never-released documentary about the iconic rock act, and he wishes he could remember more about the experience.
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Miley Cyrus and Demi Moore Close to 'Laughing Out Loud'


January 28, 2010 08:13:52 GMT

Miley Cyrus and Demi Moore may team up in "L.O.L.: Laughing Out Loud". Variety has just reported that the Disney star and the 47-year-old actress are currently in negotiation with Mandate International to star in the remake of the French film of the same name.
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Michael Douglas' Son Pleading Guilty of Trafficking Cocaine

January 28, 2010 07:54:07 GMT

Michael Douglas' actor son Cameron has pleaded guilty to trafficking large quantities of methamphetamine and cocaine. Cameron Douglas was arrested in August 2009 after a drugs raid on his room at New York's Hotel Gansevoort.
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Kasabian's Tom Meighan Urges Liam Gallagher to Dump Oasis

January 28, 2010 07:45:49 GMT

Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan has urged Oasis singer Liam Gallagher to dump his bandmates and launch a solo career. Gallagher is adamant the Britpop stars will continue to record and play live despite his guitarist brother Noel Gallagher walking out on the band in 2009.
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Luke Bryan and Jamey Johnson Are Early Nominees of 2010 ACM Awards


January 28, 2010 07:34:27 GMT

Three categories from the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards have been unveiled. Luke Bryan and Jamey Johnson are set to face against Chris Young for Top New Solo Vocalist, a category which replaced the separate Male and Female Vocalist field of previous years.
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Sting and Wife Seen Having Steamy Night Out

January 28, 2010 07:23:55 GMT

Rocker Sting has proved his marriage to Trudie Styler is still hot 17 years later - the couple turned heads during a steamy night out in New York this week. The 58-year-old hitmaker has claimed to enjoy epic bouts of tantric sex with Styler and took his beloved to Manhattan nightclub Avenue twice in one week to put on a more public display.
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'American Idol' in Dallas: Girl Who Won't Take No, a Dominatrix and Cancer Survivor

January 28, 2010 07:22:35 GMT

Dallas was the next stop in "American Idol" audition this week and this city sent out 31 contestants to Hollywood. Neil Patrick Harris sat with Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, and Randy Jackson on Day 1, replaced by Joe Jonas on the second day.
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'When in Rome' World Premiere Attracts Celebrities

January 28, 2010 07:19:01 GMT

Two days shy of its U.S. release, the cast and crew for "When in Rome" visited California to hold world premiere for the film. On Wednesday, January 27, a fake yellow car was put in front of El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood where most of the guests stopped to pose for the cameras.
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Billie Piper Recalls Her Experience Post Having Emergency Cesarean

January 28, 2010 07:02:12 GMT

British actress Billie Piper was bedbound following the birth of her son by emergency Cesarean - and she's sure the time helped her bond with little Winston. The "Secret Diary of a Call Girl" star and her husband Laurence Fox welcomed the tot in October 2008.
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Madonna and Angelina Jolie's Pictures Up for Charity Exhibition to Help Haitian

January 28, 2010 06:54:27 GMT

A starstudded collection of celebrity photos featuring iconic snaps of Madonna, Michael Jackson, Angelina Jolie and Britney Spears has gone on display in New York. The exhibition, titled Snapped! From the Red Carpet to the Dark Side of Celebrity, is being held to mark the 21st anniversary of entertainment news and photo agency World Entertainment News Network.
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Usher's 'Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)' Music Video Emerges in Full


January 28, 2010 06:41:15 GMT

A music video shot to promote Usher's new single "Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)" has made its way out in full. Debuted via MTV, it shows him rehearsing some moves with the ladies. Playing as his love interest is model Noemie Lenoir and serving behind the lens is Chris Robinson.
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Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Had Dinner Date When Break-Up Rumor Broke


January 28, 2010 06:26:12 GMT

Quite contrary to rumor suggesting Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will soon split, the two were said enjoying quality time together the night the report sparked. Trying to slam the report, a source told People, "Angie and Brad were actually out to dinner together in Los Angeles when the rumor broke."
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John Travolta to Return to Court in September for Extortion Case

January 28, 2010 06:24:53 GMT

John Travolta will be forced to relive the painful memories of his son's death for a second time in September 2010, when the actor's extortion case returns to court for a retrial. Former Bahamas senator Pleasant Bridgewater and paramedic Tarino Lightbourne have been charged with conspiracy to extort $25 million from the actor and his wife Kelly Preston after their 16-year-old son Jett suffered a fatal seizure at the family's holiday home there in January 2009.
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Living Next to Jim Morrison's House, Ke$ha Feels 'Haunted'

January 28, 2010 06:06:45 GMT

Singer Ke$ha is convinced she's "haunted" - because she is visited by a scary ghost in her dreams every night. The party-loving singer admits she's reluctant to purchase a home and settle down in case the property she picks is visited by the spirit who spooks her nightly.
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Sneak Peek to 'Nurse Jackie' Season 2


January 28, 2010 06:03:47 GMT

"Nurse Jackie", pill-popping nurse who juggles double persona in the hospital and back at home, will be back for a second season on March 22 on Showtime. A brief look at how she would continue hiding her secret from the rest of her co-workers after Eddie found out about her being married, is given in a new trailer.
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Mary J. Blige and Andrea Bocelli to Hook Up at Grammys for Haiti


January 28, 2010 06:01:49 GMT

Another fund-raising event to support the victims of Haitian earthquake has been staged. This time, organizers for the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards have booked Mary J. Blige to make a duet performance with Andrea Bocelli and sing "Bridge Over Troubled Water" for the cause.
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Helen Mirren Believes James McAvoy Will Have a Musical Baby

January 28, 2010 05:58:51 GMT

Helen Mirren is convinced expectant parents James McAvoy and Anne-Marie Duff will have a musical baby - because both stars have "beautiful singing voices". The couple announced on Tuesday, January 26, they're set to welcome their first child - and their "The Last Station" co-star Mirren can't wait to see the couple become parents.
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Accused of Staging Publicity Stunt, Pete Doherty Fined for Carrying Heroin

January 28, 2010 04:50:15 GMT

Troubled rocker Pete Doherty has been ordered to pay a fine after he was caught carrying heroin into a U.K. court in December 2009. The Babyshambles frontman landed himself in trouble after he was frisked by guards on his way into Gloucester Crown Court for sentencing over a series of driving offenses.
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Nick Jonas and The Administration's Debut Album Premiered


January 28, 2010 04:44:11 GMT

Less than a week before it is made available for purchase, Nick Jonas' debut album "Who I Am", which is recorded with his side project The Administration, is brought forward for free stream. All the 10 tracks, including a cover version of Jonas Brothers' hit single "Tonight", have been outed.
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Katy Perry Wants Permanent Slot on 'American Idol'

January 28, 2010 04:39:23 GMT

Katy Perry has come up with a proposal for FOX to hire her as the permanent judge of "American Idol". The singer who sat as a guest judge during Los Angeles audition told MTV, "The 'American Idol' experience was awesome. If I was offered that job as a permanent host, I would ditch my career and take on that career."
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Michelle Williams Missed 'Blue Valentine' Screening Because of Daughter


January 28, 2010 04:39:18 GMT

Michelle Williams snubbed a screening of her movie "Blue Valentine" at the Sundance Film Festival - because her daughter Matilda Rose Ledger is too young to watch her steamy sex scenes. The actress shares several intimate moments with Ryan Gosling in the upcoming drama, which she has been busy promoting at the film event in Utah.
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Kevin Feige Confirms Hulk Appearance in 'The Avengers'

January 28, 2010 04:35:02 GMT

Following speculation about whether or not the Hulk will be part of "The Avengers", it has been reported that the giant superhero will indeed make appearance in the movie. Being interviewed for the March issue of SFX Magazine, Marvel Studios' President of Production Kevin Feige confirmed this line-up.
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Matt Dillon Can't Stand Watching His Old Movies

January 28, 2010 04:27:11 GMT

Matt Dillon finds it strange watching his breakthrough performance in 1983 movie "The Outsiders", because he was barely even an adult when he filmed the scenes. Dillon was 18 when he shot his part as a young troublemaker in the film, which also launched the careers of Tom Cruise and Patrick Swayze.
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Sugababes' Amelle Berrabah Denying Partying Too Hard

January 28, 2010 04:06:13 GMT

Sugababes star Amelle Berrabah has dismissed reports she's partying too hard following her stint in a European clinic for exhaustion last year. The "Push the Button" hitmaker was spotted out in London with bandmate Jade Ewen and Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding on two separate occasions over the weekend, January 23-24.
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'Hope for Haiti' Compilation Is the First Digital Album to Rule Hot 200


January 28, 2010 03:57:01 GMT

Like what was previously predicted, all-star "Hope for Haiti" album indeed enters at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 200 this week. It has been downloaded over 171,000 copies, becoming the first digital effort to reign the U.S. albums chart since its nearly 54-year history.
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'How I Met Your Mother' Hires Jennifer Lopez to Tame Barney

January 28, 2010 03:48:37 GMT

Before she gets to be a cafeteria lady on "Glee", Jennifer Lopez will stop by "How I Met Your Mother" first as a men handler. The CBS show will have the singer in an episode airing this March to play Anita Appleby, a no-nonsense author of self-help books that teach women how to train men into relationship machines through the power of denial.
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'Alice in Wonderland' Unleashes New Featurette and Stills


January 28, 2010 03:33:38 GMT

Another sneak peek to "Alice in Wonderland" has been shared through a new featurette. Beside giving preview to some never-before-seen scenes, the video which comes out via Yahoo! Movies also provides commentaries from cast members Anne Hathaway and Johnny Depp who claim the upcoming movie is different from the classic story.
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Report: Alicia Keys Secretly Engaged to Swizz Beatz


January 28, 2010 03:30:28 GMT

There is a rumor going around that Alicia Keys is engaged to music producer Swizz Beatz. She reportedly received the marriage proposal in time for her recent 29th birthday on Monday, January 25. According to Us Magazine, Beatz presented her with a 7-carat ring right before her big day.
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Amanda Seyfried Almost Refusing Her Risque Role in 'Chloe'

January 28, 2010 03:15:19 GMT

Amanda Seyfried nearly turned down her risque role in movie "Chloe" - because the part required her to appear naked onscreen. The 24-year-old star plays the title role in the 2009 film, in which she shares a kiss with actress Julianne Moore - but admits she had to think twice before accepting the job and baring all.
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Susan Boyle Calls Police After Learning a Stranger Breaking Into Her House

January 28, 2010 03:10:02 GMT

Susan Boyle called police to her home on Tuesday, January 26 after discovering an intruder on her property. The singing star returned to her house in West Lothian, Scotland after recording her vocal for a charity cover of R.E.M.'s "Everybody Hurts" for Simon Cowell's Haiti aid appeal.
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New 'Lost' Season 6 Footage Coming January 31

January 28, 2010 03:03:16 GMT

Producer slash creator of "Lost" Carlton Cuse said on Wednesday, January 27 that they will finally unveil a promo which contains footage from the upcoming season 6. "For those who want to see it, the first promo on ABC with new season 6 footage will air on Sunday in 'Desperate Housewives'," he announced via Twitter.
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Avril Lavigne Debuts 'Alice (Underground)' Song, Shooting Its Music Video


January 28, 2010 02:56:27 GMT

Avril Lavigne visited Ryan Seacrest on his radio show Wednesday, January 27, bringing along her new song "Alice (Underground)" for fans' listening pleasure. Soon after that, the track which is specifically written by Avril for Tim Burton's forthcoming movie "Alice in Wonderland" hits the web.
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It's Another Boy for Will Ferrell and Viveca Paulin

January 28, 2010 02:50:25 GMT

Will Ferrell has welcomed his third son with Viveca Paulin. His rep has confirmed that his wife gave birth to the baby boy on Saturday morning, January 23, hours after he performed "Free Bird" on the final "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien". "All the Ferrells are well," the representative additionally told People.
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Mel Gibson Keeps His Gun for His Family's Safety

January 28, 2010 02:47:04 GMT

Mel Gibson will go to any length to protect his girlfriend and new baby daughter - he keeps a gun "stowed away" at his home. The "Braveheart" star and his partner Oksana Grigorieva welcomed little Lucia in October 2009, and Gibson makes sure his family always feel safe at home.
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Jessica Alba Not Disgusted by Bloody Scenes in 'The Killer Inside Me'

January 28, 2010 02:41:55 GMT

A representative has brushed off speculation Jessica Alba is disgusted by her violent new movie "The Killer Inside Me", after the actress was spotted walking out of its screening. Alba plays a prostitute who is bludgeoned by a psychotic killer in the upcoming thriller, which has come under fire from critics for its excessive gore.
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Canceled 'Ugly Betty' to Be Given Proper Ending


January 28, 2010 02:40:29 GMT

Struggling with rating for two seasons after a phenomenal success in season one and two, "Ugly Betty" finally gives up to ABC casualties this midseason. The current fourth season will be the last fans will see of America Ferrera, Vanessa Williams, Eric Mabius and the rest of the Mode gang. The show's episode order which was placed at 22 is now trimmed to 20.
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Failing to Pay Bill, Harvey Keitel Sued by Architect

January 28, 2010 02:28:48 GMT

Harvey Keitel is facing a lawsuit over claims he failed to pay an architect for redesigning his home in New York. Robert Kahn alleges the "Reservoir Dogs" actor owes him $43,850 for hiring consultants and drawing up plans for an overhaul of the property in Manhattan.
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Adrian Pasdar Released From Jail on $15,000 Bail

January 28, 2010 02:24:22 GMT

He may be a senator on "Heroes" but he ain't a role model in real life. Adrian Pasdar, known as Nathan Petrelli on the NBC show was busted for DUI on Wednesday, January 27 early morning. Per TMZ, the actor who is also husband to Dixie Chicks' Natalie Maines, was driving in dangerous manner across the freeway of Los Angeles.
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Video Premiere: Mariah Carey's 'Angels Cry' and 'Up Out My Face'


January 28, 2010 02:14:15 GMT

Mariah Carey has debuted music videos in support of her remixed singles "Angels Cry" and "Up Out My Face". In the "Angels Cry" video, she is sharing screen with her collaborator Ne-Yo, singing in the rain. Meanwhile, the "Up Out My Face" video sees her as a sexy Barbie doll with Young Money's artist Nicki Minaj.
 
 
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