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February 08, 2010

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Keira Knightley Lands a Nomination at Laurence Olivier Awards

February 08, 2010 10:30:01 GMT

Keira Knightley's heavily criticized stint in a London production of "The Misanthrope" has earned her a nomination for one of Britain's Laurence Olivier Awards. The actress has been hit with a slew of bad reviews for her part in an adaptation of the Moliere classic, which marked her debut on the West End stage and is currently playing at the Comedy Theater.
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Ciara Apologizes for Any Offense Caused by Hacker

February 08, 2010 10:29:15 GMT

Ciara has apologized to her Twitter.com followers after her blog was taken over by pranksters. The singer's fans were shocked when the 24-year-old star appeared to declare her love for her ex-boyfriend, rapper Bow Wow, by posting a photo of the former couple on her page and writing, "Gosh guys you don't know how good it feels to be back with Bow again."
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Soulja Boy to Spend 12 Months on Probation

February 08, 2010 10:24:49 GMT

Rapper Soulja Boy has been sentenced to 12 months' probation stemming from his arrest at a music video shoot in October 2009. The "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" hitmaker was shooting a clip at an abandoned house in Georgia with a cast and crew of 40 people, including fans he had invited to participate.
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Ian McKellen Blasts Britain's New Anti-Pedophile Database

February 08, 2010 10:19:14 GMT

Ian McKellen has spoken out against Britain's new anti-pedophile database, insisting the new scheme will dissuade amateur theaters from casting children. The "Lord of the Rings" star fears the Vetting and Barring Scheme, which requires any adult working with children to register and submit a background check, will result in limited roles for young performers.
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Cheryl Cole Slammed for Refusing a Fellow Singer's Duet Offer

February 08, 2010 10:14:54 GMT

Former "Happy Holidays" singer Rowetta is fuming at Cheryl Cole after the Girls Aloud star asked to use her vocals for an upcoming award show - but snubbed her offer to sing live. Cole wanted to sample Rowetta's dancefloor hit "Be" for a live performance of her single "Fight for This Love" at the upcoming BRIT Awards.
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Man Allegedly Harassing Keira Knightley Pleads Not Guilty

February 08, 2010 10:11:09 GMT

A man arrested on suspicion of harassing Keira Knightley has pleaded not guilty to the charge in court. Marek Daniluk was taken into custody on Thursday, February 4 after the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star told police she felt threatened by his regular presence outside London's Comedy Theatre, where she is performing in "The Misanthrope".
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John Mayer Insists He's Never Been Callous or Bad Boy

February 08, 2010 10:09:59 GMT

Rocker John Mayer insists his reputation as a bad boy and cad is undeserved - because he has never treated a girlfriend badly. The "Daughters" singer/songwriter, who has dated a string of beauties including Jennifer Aniston, Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Love Hewitt, fears many people think he's terrible boyfriend material - thanks mainly to the media's take on his love life.
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Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher NOT Wed This February

February 08, 2010 10:05:42 GMT

A rep for Sacha Baron Cohen has dismissed reports the "Borat" funnyman will wed fiancee Isla Fisher later this month. British tabloid reports over the weekend claimed the Hollywood couple plans to exchange vows on 26 February and has already sent out invitations to close friends and family.
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The Who's New Album Might Include Pete Townshend's Musical

February 08, 2010 10:05:11 GMT

Rocker Pete Townshend is looking to turn his much-anticipated musical about an equestrian into The Who's next project. The guitarist has been working on the musical, called "Floss", for years and he reveals he completed it in November 2009, and has been recording the music ever since.
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Alicia Keys Scores Her First No. 1 Album in U.K.

February 08, 2010 10:03:25 GMT

Alicia Keys is celebrating after scoring her first number one album in the U.K. The R&B singer released "The Element of Freedom", her fourth studio album, in December 2009 but she didn't hit the top spot until this week, which ends on February 7. The album peaked at number two in Keys' native U.S.
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Bruce Willis Shares Tips How to Kill Wolf Bare Handed

February 08, 2010 10:02:12 GMT

Bruce Willis is offering up tips on how to kill a wolf with your bare hands in a new survival article. The action man tells the new issue of Men's Journal magazine how to impress women, what not to drink on a heavy night out and the vital information every father should pass onto his children - but it's his precise wolf-killing skills that will impress most.
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Nelly Furtado Obsessed With Hockey in New Musical Movie

February 08, 2010 10:00:03 GMT

Singer Nelly Furtado is preparing to make her big-screen debut - as a crazed hockey fan. Director Michael McGowan has written a special role for Furtado in his new film, "Score: A Hockey Musical", about the national sport.
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Leonardo DiCaprio Does Mental Illness Research for 'Shutter Island'

February 08, 2010 09:58:35 GMT

Leonardo DiCaprio became a mental illness expert while researching his new thriller "Shutter Island" - by spending hours watching dark documentaries. The actor plays a detective trying to solve a missing persons mystery in an asylum in the new Martin Scorsese movie, and decided to study the mentally ill to perfect his role.
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'Up in the Air' Screenwriters Land 2010 Scripter Award

February 08, 2010 09:53:10 GMT

Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner appear to have cemented a Best Screenplay Oscar for "Up in the Air" after picking up the 2010 Scripter Award in Los Angeles. The Oscar-nominated screenwriters and book author Walter Kirn claimed the the 22nd Annual USC Libraries Scripter Award for the hit film.
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Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore to Spread Roses for Trafficking Victims on Valentine's Day

February 08, 2010 09:51:38 GMT

Hollywood couple Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore are planning to make St. Valentine's Day extra special for 270 human trafficking victims - by sending each one of them roses. Kutcher admits neither he nor his wife are big fans of the most romantic day of the year, and so, to make it special, they're sharing the love on February 14.
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Boy George's Life to Be Turned Into TV Drama

February 08, 2010 09:49:36 GMT

Boy George's story is coming to the small screen - the BBC is turning the Culture Club frontman's colorful life into a TV drama. The one-off special will revisit the singer's career from club cloakroom attendant to 1980s gender-bending icon.
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Jeff Bridges' Honeymoon Almost Ruined His Marriage

February 08, 2010 09:44:27 GMT

Jeff Bridges' 32-year marriage was almost over before it began - his honeymoon was a disaster. The Oscar-nominated star jetted his new bride Susan [Geston] off to Maui after they wed in 1977 but admits the early days of married life were far from perfect for him.
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Lady GaGa: Aunt's Spirit Helps Me to Stay Focus on Career

February 08, 2010 09:40:01 GMT

Lady GaGa's dead aunt helped the pop star kick an addiction to cocaine. Before she hit the big time, the "Poker Face" superstar found herself spiraling into a drug hell as she performed in underground New York burlesque clubs.
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Leona Lewis 'Still Alive' After Fan's Attack

February 08, 2010 09:34:11 GMT

British singer Leona Lewis has accepted the attack she suffered at the hands of a mentally ill fan comes with the territory, insisting her role as a superstar attracts "a certain amount of risk". Peter Kowalczyk, 29, was charged with common assault after he allegedly punched the "Bleeding Love" hitmaker during a book signing in London in October 2009.
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Miley Cyrus Organizes Stars' Belongings Auction for Haiti Relief Effort

February 08, 2010 09:26:26 GMT

Miley Cyrus has joined the celebrity push to help the survivors of the Haiti earthquake by organizing a massive auction of clothing and memorabilia. The pop star has called on her celebrity friends to hand over priceless items for an upcoming online sale.
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'Valentine's Day' Spin-Off Being Planned

February 08, 2010 09:21:44 GMT

It seems that New Line Cinema has been pretty confidence that its star-studded film "Valentine's Day" will gain success. While the movie has yet to be released, the studio has already planned a spin-off which will be set during the switch to new year entitled "New Year's Eve", Variety has reported. The new film will feature some of the characters from "Valentine's Day" and will take place in New York City.
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Hayden Panettiere Still Determined to Release a Studio Album

February 08, 2010 09:02:42 GMT

Despite the fact that her debut single "Wake Up Call" failed to chart, Hayden Panettiere still sticks to her plan to become a singer. In between her hectic schedule of shooting movie and TV projects, the songstress said she always tries to spare some time in the studio to finish her upcoming studio album.
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Jennifer Lopez Not Part of Celebrity Football Clash

February 08, 2010 08:55:33 GMT

Jennifer Lopez pulled out of playing a part in the pre-Super Bowl celebrity football game in Miami, Florida on Saturday, February 6, but called the coin toss. The singer/actress was expected to show off her football skills at the 2010 DIRECTV Celebrity Beach Bowl on South Beach, but wasn't part of the game.
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Noel Gallagher Wants to Attend Attacker's Sentencing Hearing

February 08, 2010 08:45:17 GMT

Noel Gallagher is to face his concert attacker in court after personally requesting the chance to read the case's victim impact statement in person. The rocker was left with three broken ribs after Danny Pickering lunged at him during an Oasis show in Toronto, Canada in September 2008.
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Jon Kortajarena Is Madonna's New Boy Toy

February 08, 2010 08:36:15 GMT

Madonna has possibly found her new man in Jon Kortajarena. Soon after breaking up from Jesus Luz, reports suggest that the singer is dating the 24-year-old model after the Spanish hunk caught her attention at the New York premiere of his film, "A Single Man". The mother of three was flirting "outrageously" before later she and Jon had dinner with friends.
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Joe Perry: We Never Sack Steven Tyler

February 08, 2010 08:29:45 GMT

The war of words between Aerosmith stars Joe Perry and Steven Tyler appears to be over - the guitarist insists the singer is still very much a part of the rock band. Tyler announced a surprise two-year hiatus from the group in 2009 without informing his bandmates, prompting Perry to tell fans he would be looking for a singer to take the frontman's place.
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Miley Cyrus' Little Sister Not Creating Lingerie for Kids

February 08, 2010 08:18:01 GMT

Bosses for a top kids clothing line have dismissed reports suggesting Miley Cyrus' little sister is designing an inappropriate lingerie line for them. Internet gossips claimed 10-year-old actress Noah Lindsey Cyrus was creating an underwear line for chain Ooh! La, La! Couture, but the company's marketing men insist the story is not even close to the truth.
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tobyMac's 'ShowStopper' Music Video Arrives

February 08, 2010 08:17:55 GMT

tobyMac has made public a music video in support of his new single called "ShowStopper". As the music is played, three young bikers, two of whom wear masks, are seen taking their vehicles for a tour around the town.
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Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart to Pick Daughter's Name After the Birth

February 08, 2010 07:49:53 GMT

"Grey's Anatomy" star Eric Dane and his pregnant wife Rebecca Gayheart are planning to let their baby girl name herself when she greets the world in late February. The 37-year-old actress is almost due and Dane reveals everything has been taken care of ahead of the big day - apart from his daughter's name.
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'Robin Hood' and 'Back-Up Plan' Show New Scenes in Super Bowl Spots

February 08, 2010 07:40:43 GMT

Another snippet for "Robin Hood" has been aired during Super Bowl XLIV. After the first ad for the film was unveiled by Yahoo! Movies on Thursday, February 4, the second TV spot for the film has come out with new footage which exposes the battle that is faced by the lead actor.
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Cameron Diaz 'Grinding On' Alex Rodriguez on Super Bowl Party

February 08, 2010 07:32:46 GMT

Attending a pre-party to celebrate the Super Bowl XLIV, Cameron Diaz reportedly got cozy and flirted with Alex Rodriguez. "They were having a great time," an eyewitness tells OK! Magazine, adding that she was "grinding on A-Rod."
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Moving to L.A., Joseph Fiennes Feels Like in 'Witness Protection'

February 08, 2010 07:13:37 GMT

British actor Joseph Fiennes' life has been turned upside down since moving out to Hollywood - he compares his new Los Angeles existence to a "witness protection" program. The "Shakespeare in Love" star moved to Los Angeles to set up home with his then-lover, model Maria Dolores Dieguez, after landing regular TV work on sci-fi drama hit "Flash Forward".
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'Friday Night Lights' Zach Gilford Booked for 'Matadors'

February 08, 2010 06:57:41 GMT

Zach Gilford is revealed to be jumping on board ABC's hour-long drama pilot "Matadors". The "Friday Night Lights" actor is going to play the leading male named Alex Galloway, according to Entertainment Weekly's Michael Ausiello.
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If 'The Hurt Locker' Wins, All Four Producers Will Take Home the Oscars

February 08, 2010 06:47:59 GMT

All four producers of "The Hurt Locker" will collect Oscars if the film triumphs at the Academy Awards in March. Oscar rules state that only three producers can claim the gold man, but Academy officials have agreed to make an exception in the case of the Kathryn Bigelow film - because all four linked to the movie were vital in the process.
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'Up' Scores Coveted Prize at 37th Annual Annie Awards

February 08, 2010 06:32:25 GMT

"Up" soared at the 37th Annual Annie Awards as it was named the Best Animated Feature. At the gala which was held on Saturday, February 6, Pete Docter who directed this Pixar Animation Studios' film also took home best director for animated feature prize.
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Ashton Kutcher Punks With Dave Grohl in 'SNL' on His Birthday

February 08, 2010 06:24:32 GMT

Ashton Kutcher went from "Punk'd" to punk during a guest hosting stint on U.S. TV skit show "Saturday Night Live" when he joined musical guest Dave Grohl as part of an aging hardcore band performing a song called "Fist Fight in the Parking Lot" at a wedding.
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Artist of the Week: Nick Jonas and The Administration

February 08, 2010 06:10:26 GMT

Nick Jonas has just released his debut album with The Administration across the U.S. on February 2. In this album, he steps out of his comfort zone by daring to record something different from the music he previously made with the Jonas Brothers.
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'Alpha Dog' Real Killer Sentenced to Serve Life in Prison

February 08, 2010 05:55:06 GMT

The killer who inspired 2006 movie "Alpha Dog" has been sentenced to serve life in prison without parole. Jesse James Hollywood was sentenced on Friday, February 5, 10 years after he led a gang murder of Nicholas Markowitz in California.
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Logan Lerman Still Dying for Spider-Man Role

February 08, 2010 04:57:55 GMT

Teenage actor Logan Lerman isn't letting a firm studio denial get in the way of his Spider-Man dreams - he's still determined to land the role. The star of the upcoming "Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief" let it slip that he was in talks to replace Tobey Maguire in the superhero film franchise during a recent radio interview, but executives at Sony have dismissed his claims.
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Super Bowl Spot: 'Prince of Persia', 'Alice' and 'Wolfman'

February 08, 2010 04:53:34 GMT

As it has been expected, some studios use Super Bowl XLIV to promote their films. During the commercial break of the game, new snippets for "Prince of Persia: Sands of Time", "Alice in Wonderland" and "The Wolfman" have been aired.
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Jennifer Aniston Celebrating Her 41st Birthday With Gerard Butler

February 08, 2010 04:47:03 GMT

Rumor that Jennifer Aniston is romancing Gerard Butler gets even more persistent following their vacation together in Los Cabos, Mexico to celebrate her 41st birthday. The two are reported hanging by the swimming pool, getting their skin tanned at the Pamilla Resort.
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Amanda Seyfried Has Her Worst Day in Vanity Fair Shoot

February 08, 2010 04:19:40 GMT

Actress Amanda Seyfried hated every minute of her recent Vanity Fair photoshoot with celebrated fashion photographer Annie Leibovitz, because she had spent the night before throwing up. The "Mamma Mia!" star joined fellow up-and-coming screen stars like Kristen Stewart, Carey Mulligan, Emma Roberts, Blake Lively, Zoe Kravitz and Leighton Meester for a Young Hollywood-themed cover shoot.
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Video Premiere: Simon Cowell's 'Everybody Hurts' Feat. Miley Cyrus

February 08, 2010 04:08:44 GMT

A video filmed to serve as a promotional effort for Simon Cowell's charity single "Everybody Hurts" has been released. It features scenes of Haitian people crying for help post the earthquake which are mashed up with footage of the stars, including Mariah Carey and Miley Cyrus, recording the song in the studio.
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Edward Norton and Philip Seymour Hoffman Deliver Admiration for Author in New Film

February 08, 2010 04:03:56 GMT

Edward Norton and Philip Seymour Hoffman are among the collection of scholars, stars and friends who have paid tribute to the late J.D. Salinger in a new documentary. Filmmaker Shane Salermo spent five years collecting interviews about the "Catcher in the Rye" author and completed the film just before Salinger died last month in January.
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Audrina Patridge Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction at Super Bowl Party

February 08, 2010 03:44:42 GMT

Audrina Patridge has allegedly stolen the attention from her "The Hills" co-stars when attending Maxim Party for Super Bowl XLIV on Saturday, January 6. Sporting a black mini-dress, the 24-year-old beauty showed too much skin as her costume could not contain her body and "her boobs kept popping out while MTV cameras were rolling" for her reality show, Hollywood Life reported.
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Pierce Brosnan Annoyed With Son's Name Being Linked to 'Soul Surfer'

February 08, 2010 03:40:26 GMT

Pierce Brosnan is upset his son's name has been linked to a new film starring Jack Nicholson's daughter - because the aspiring actor was actually turned down at his audition. The Irish actor tells WENN his son Sean Brosnan did try out for a role in "Soul Surfer" - a new movie about shark-attack surfer Beth Hamilton, but was told he was too old for the part.
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David Letterman, Oprah Winfrey and Jay Leno Have an 'Awkward' Moment on Super Bowl

February 08, 2010 03:26:57 GMT

One of this year's surprises at the Super Bowl XLIV is when David Letterman, Oprah Winfrey and Jay Leno appear together for a promo ad of David's late night show. Oprah is seen sitting on the couch between David and Jay, watching the show on TV.
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Rihanna Urges Pepsi to Support Leukemia Sufferers

February 08, 2010 03:10:23 GMT

Pop star Rihanna has vowed to help leukaemia sufferers after the six-year-old girl she attempted to save from the disease passed away in January. Little Jasmina Anema captured the "Umbrella" hitmaker's heart in 2008 after the youngster's desperate family appealed online for bone marrow donors.
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Andrew Shue and Reporter Fiancee Walk Down the Aisle

February 08, 2010 02:52:15 GMT

Actor Andrew Shue has wed U.S. TV reporter Amy Robach following their whirlwind romance last year in 2009. The former "Melrose Place" star separated from his wife Jennifer Hageney in 2008 after 14 years of marriage and began dating Robach, who divorced her husband the following year.
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Video: Carrie Underwood Performing National Anthem on Super Bowl XLIV

February 08, 2010 02:34:35 GMT

Carrie Underwood took the stage of the Miami's Sun Life Stadium over the weekend, singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" live in front of the spectators of Super Bowl XLIV. Performing before the game between the Colts and Saints, she sported white outfit. At the end of her set, fireworks were shot in the air.
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'Dear John' Sends 'Avatar' Away From Box Office Top Spot

February 08, 2010 02:33:28 GMT

"Avatar" stops ruling North American Box Office. After sitting on the first place for seven straight weekends, the big-budget sci-fi had to hand over its crown to newcomer "Dear John" which now became the champion at the chart. The film that stars Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried gained $30.5 million during Super Bowl weekend.
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Ian Carmichael Passed Away After Falling Ill

February 08, 2010 02:31:28 GMT

British actor Ian Carmichael died on Friday, February 5 at the age of 89. Carmichael passed away at his home in the Esk Valley in North Yorkshire, England after falling ill over Christmas and New Year, according to his wife, novelist Kate Fenton.