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February 11, 2010

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JLS' Singer Became a Target of Thugs

February 11, 2010 10:00:18 GMT


JLS star Oritse Williams was left fearing for his life after coming face-to-face with a gang who threatened to mug him. Williams, who found fame with the British boyband on TV talent contest "The X Factor" in 2008, was targeted by a group of thugs while shopping at Christmas 2009 - and he's convinced he would have been attacked if he hadn't confronted them first.

He says, "It was quite unsettling. I was in (electronics store) Currys. I could tell a gang of guys was watching. Outside, they started muttering behind saying, 'Just grab him, mug him!' and daring each other on."
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Childhood Rage Helps Benicio Del Toro Playing 'The Wolfman'

February 11, 2010 09:57:36 GMT


Benicio Del Toro channeled the rage he felt upon losing his mother as a child to portray a vicious werewolf in "The Wolfman". The Puerto Rican actor plays a nobleman who transforms into a monster in the new remake of the 1941 classic, and admits he used his childhood trauma to help him get into character.

He says, "Anger is not a hard emotion to get to as a male actor. Where does it come from? Life, I guess. I remember the anger I felt when my mother died of hepatitis when I was nine. It was a terrible time in my life and I still feel it. I guess it helped make me something of a rebel when I was in school. And I did get into some trouble. I didn't get good grades, and a lot of teachers turned their backs on me."
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Jennifer Aniston Guarded by Military During Mexican Vacation


February 11, 2010 09:48:32 GMT


Jennifer Aniston's Mexican vacation was made extra special by One & Only Palmilla resort staff in Cabo San Lucas and the local military - they teamed up to prevent the prowling paparazzi from ruining her birthday break. The actress jetted off to Mexico with friends and reported new man Gerard Butler to celebrate her 41st birthday and she's thrilled with the efforts locals made to keep her holiday a peaceful and private trip.

In an agreed TV interview with U.S. news reporter Billy Bush, the actress pointed out the paparazzi boats out at sea, full of snappers who tried to get saucy shots of the star. But resort staff, police and the local coastguard went beyond the call of duty to make sure the trip was a relaxing one.
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Kardashian Sisters to Launch Jewelery Line

February 11, 2010 09:47:50 GMT


The Kardashian sisters are tapping into their Armenian heritage to create a new jewelery line. Socialite siblings Kim, Kourtney and Khloe, who run their own Dash clothing boutiques, are teaming up with Los Angeles brand Virgin Saints and Angels to launch a new range of gems for The Kardashian Collection.

And the trio of sisters, whose late father Robert Kardashian was Armenian, have turned to the rich history of the Eurasian nation for inspiration. In a post on her blog, Khloe writes, "I'm very excited to finally be able to share some of the fab pieces from the collection with you."
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Michael Douglas Fails to Stop Shia LaBeouf and Carey Mulligan From Dating

February 11, 2010 09:39:35 GMT


Michael Douglas tried to keep Shia LaBeouf and Carey Mulligan from dating - but admits his "Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps" co-stars have fallen for one another. The actor reprises his role as ruthless Gordon Gekko in the "Wall Street" sequel, which stars the British actress as his daughter, Winnie, and LaBeouf as her fiance, Jacob.

The two sparked speculation of an offscreen romance during filming - and Douglas confirms they are currently dating, despite his best efforts to stop them. He says, "I warned them, 'Don't ever do that!' But they are an item and they are having a great time."
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'Eclipse' to Be Previewed on 'New Moon' DVD

February 11, 2010 09:31:44 GMT


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It is still unclear when the first trailer for "The Twilight Saga's Eclipse" will be debuted, but "Twilight" fans who are eager to get a preview to the upcoming film can get it on "The Twilight Saga's New Moon" DVD or Blu-ray. Reports mention that the ultimate fan DVD edition of the second film will feature seven-minutes long sneak peek at "Eclipse".

The sneak peek includes new interviews with Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and the book's author Stephenie Meyer, which are integrated into the behind-the-scenes and on-set footage. It additionally will feature the world premiere of a scene from "Eclipse". The ultimate fan DVD edition of "New Moon" will be made available for sale on March 20 and can be pre-ordered from Walmart starting Thursday, February 11.
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Muhammad Ali's Alleged Child Shares His Side of Story


February 11, 2010 09:26:10 GMT


An Illinois 32 year old has rocked boxing legend Muhammad Ali's world by sensationally calling the sportsman dad in a new tabloid expose. Technical engineer Osmon Williams claims he's the champ's secret lovechild - and he wants to bond with his father before Parkinson's disease robs the fighter of his life.

Williams tells the Globe, "I desperately want to know my dad. I want to have a relationship with him, while he's still able to have one." Williams has been on the hunt for his biological father for the past four years - following the birth of his daughter - and he unearthed a paternity suit his late mother filed against Ali when he was five.
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Meet the Models of 'America's Next Top Model' 14


February 11, 2010 09:24:49 GMT


The pictures of models strutting their way in and out the 14th cycle of "America's Next Top Model" have been unveiled. Tyra Banks and the team chose something different in the promotional shots this time, picking a throwback to the '80s when leotards and aerobic tops were popular.

The identity of the 13 contestants have also been revealed. The line-up ranges from 18-year-old to 26-year-old, with the oldest being retail manager Krista. It includes also a full time mom named Naduah from San Diego and Ren, from Grand Prairie, Texas who states "living" as her job.
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Michael Jackson Included in 'We Are the World' Remake


February 11, 2010 09:21:24 GMT


Michael Jackson's voice will be heard on "We Are the World" remake which is recorded to celebrate its 25th anniversary of the original song and benefit Haitian relief effort. Confirming that matter are Lionel Richie and Quincy Jones.

The singer who passed away in June last year will not only be featured on the hook but also make a cameo on its accompanying music video. The late King of Pop will appear posthumously in a split-screen with his sister Janet Jackson joining him. The idea of putting him in the project comes from Michael's mother Katherine Jackson and Janet herself.
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Sass Jordan Slams Possibility of Replacing Steven Tyler in Aerosmith


February 11, 2010 08:56:37 GMT


British-born rocker Sass Jordan has dismissed reports suggesting she'll replace Steven Tyler in Aerosmith, but confesses it would be a "cool" gig. Internet gossip suggested the singer/songwriter, who is a judge on TV talent show "Canadian Idol", has been in talks with Tyler's bandmates with a view to join them for recording and touring commitments while the frontman is on hiatus.

But she insists she's heard nothing, adding, "Steven Tyler is the singer in Aerosmith, last I checked? I must be out of the loop. Why would they get a female? Cool, though." Jordan's comments follow those from Lenny Kravitz, Sammy Hagar and Buckcherry's Josh Todd, who have already ruled themselves out of contention for the vacant rock job.
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'The Bachelor' Sneak Peek: Ali's Phone Call to Jake


February 11, 2010 08:47:46 GMT


ABC has released a sneak peek to the part of "The Bachelor" where Ali Fedotowsky gives Jake Pavelka a call. The contestant who backed out of the show this week when her boss demanded her to return immediately, calls to tell him that she is having a second thought about leaving him for her job.

This clip supports Chris Harrison's hint that the recent episode was not the last time Ali is seen in. "You haven't seen the last of Ali and Jake and their situation is not over. Obviously you could tell when she left, on both sides, they're not done. I'm really proud of the way they handle what's to come," he said.
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Fans Dying to See Kenny Chesney Performing at 2011 Super Bowl


February 11, 2010 08:40:11 GMT


Country music superstar Kenny Chesney has thrown his cowboy hat in the ring for consideration as the Super Bowl halftime performer in 2011. Fans of the singer/songwriter have created a Facebook page online, called Kenny Chesney for Super Bowl 2011, and the star admits he's game for the big game in Texas.

The Facebook page reads, "Super Bowl halftime shows have been boring the last few years... show your support as we petition the NFL (National Football League) to put KENNY CHESNEY on the Super Bowl halftime show in 2011. Invite your friends!"
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Kelly Clarkson Slams RCA Records During Live Concert


February 11, 2010 08:37:08 GMT


Kelly Clarkson apparently is not happy with the situation in RCA Records. In a brief chat with her fans during a concert in Manchester, the singer talked about how she desires to make soul music but the label doesn't allow her.

"I love soulful music but I don't always get to record it because I work with a bunch of suits," the winner of "American Idol" season 1 told the crowd. "Two records left," she then made sing-a-song voice when referring to her contract with the label.
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Ashton Kutcher's 'Killers' Welcomes First Trailer


February 11, 2010 08:28:54 GMT


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An action comedy film, "Killers", which stars Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigl has got its first trailer. Debuted by Yahoo! Movies, the video gives a preview to a woman who meets her ideal man and decides to take their love relationship to the next step but later she finds out that her man has a dangerous job.

Average, undercover, government-hired super-assassin Spencer Aimes finds his true love in Jen Kornfeldt, a beautiful, fun-loving computer tech recovering from a bad break-up. After enjoying a picture-perfect marriage for few years, Spencer and Jen learn he's the target of a multi-million dollar hit.
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Celine Dion Mad Michael Jackson Did Not Perform With Her at Grammys


February 11, 2010 08:28:15 GMT


Celine Dion was honored to be part of the Michael Jackson tribute at the Grammy Awards - because she dreamed of performing with the King of Pop as a child. The Canadian singer admits her love for the "Thriller" hitmaker drove her to perfect her English, just in case she got to chance to team up with her idol - and performing with his voice at the Grammys was an overwhelming experience.

Dion joined Usher, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson and Smokey Robinson for an emotional, show-stopping tribute to the late star - the quintet performed Jackson's "Earth Song" as the video to the song was shown in 3-D on a massive screen behind them.
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Adrian Grenier Reportedly In Relationship With Model Emily Caldwell


February 11, 2010 08:16:59 GMT


"Entourage" star Adrian Grenier has embarked on a new romance with model Emily Caldwell, according to a U.S. tabloid report. The actor, who has been linked in the past to Ashley Greene and Isabelle Lucas, was spotted cozying up to Caldwell at the Sundance Film Festival in January.

And sources tell Star magazine "lovestruck" Grenier is now introducing the 24-year-old as his girlfriend.
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Liv Tyler and Viggo Mortensen Are Highest Earning Couple


February 11, 2010 08:04:17 GMT


Liv Tyler and Viggo Mortensen have topped a new list of Hollywood's highest earning on-screen couples thanks to their "Lord of the Rings" romance. The pair's Middle Earth lovers, Aragorn and Arwen, helped director Peter Jackson rake in $2.9 billion at the worldwide box office - making them the top-earning Hollywood couple, according to a new Forbes magazine list of duos who have appeared in at least two films together in the last 20 years.

Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst's onscreen chemistry in the "Spider-Man" franchise pulled in $2.5 billion, while Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet's doomed relationships in 1997 "Titanic" and "Revolutionary Road" in 2008 earned a combined $1.9 billion.
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Director Has Haitian Students Help Him Editing 'We Are the World'

February 11, 2010 07:39:26 GMT


Oscar winner Paul Haggis has invited a group of Haitian film students to help him edit the new "We Are the World" video. The "Crash" writer/director filmed the historic recording session of the revamped Michael Jackson / Lionel Richie tune last week, as stars like Celine Dion, Lil Wayne, Natalie Cole and the Jonas Brothers teamed up to give the 25-year-old song a modern sound and now he's racing against the clock to make sure the promo is ready for its debut during the telecast of the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada on Friday night, February 12.

But he's not alone in the editing suite - he's called on a little help from the people who will benefit from the "We Are the World" profits. Haggis, who chose to visit earthquake-ravaged Haiti rather than attend the Golden Globe Awards in January, says, "I want the Haitian people to be a part of making this."
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'Thor' Will Visit Santa Fe for Shooting

February 11, 2010 07:38:26 GMT


Prepare for the coming of a superhero and his gang to New Mexico. Governor Bill Richardson's office has announced on Tuesday, February 9 that some parts of "Thor" will be filmed in the Santa Fe area.

For the shooting process, Marvel Studios is expected to hire more than 200 New Mexico residents for the cast and crew. The movie has kicked off production in January this year in Los Angeles and reportedly will move to Santa Fe in March.
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Levi Johnston NOT Going to 'Desperate Housewives'

February 11, 2010 07:37:40 GMT


Levi Johnston, the daddy of Sarah Palin's daughter's baby, will not appear on "Desperate Housewives" despite circulating reports. A rep for ABC told Access Hollywood that the casting news is false and set straight once and for all that there will be no appearance of the 19-year-old on the comedy series.

Chicago Sun-Times was the first to report that Johnston was in for a three-episode arc. He was said expanding his "acting" horizon by joining the series. The role he would have tackled would be almost similar to Jesse Metcalfe's John, as a boy toy to one of the desperate housewives.
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Kid Cudi to Give Up Music After Four or Five Albums


February 11, 2010 07:36:51 GMT


After clarifying his retirement statement last year, Kid Cudi still insisted that music is not what he wants to do for a living. The rapper recently told Vultura he would back out of making music after releasing four or five albums and focus on acting.

"I'm trying to evenly balance them out right now, but eventually I want to leave behind music and just do acting," he said. "I only got into the music business to tell my story and inspire some people. I think four albums will do it, and when I'm done with my four, five albums, I'll switch it up. Once the story is told [musically], there's nothing else to say."
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Topher Grace Got High at Charity Party on Wrong Breath Freshener

February 11, 2010 07:06:58 GMT


Actor Topher Grace had his first stoned experience at a Hollywood party when he mistook a 'special' breath strip for a regular breath freshener. The "Spider-Man 3" villain was a TV star at the time in hippy sitcom "That 70s Show", but he'd never smoked pot or experienced a high.

That all changed when he thought a party guest was suggesting he should freshen up. He recalls, "It was this huge charity event... and you don't wanna mess up because everyone in Hollywood is there. This girl's next to me and she's offering me something and I said, 'What?' She said, 'It's like a breath strip.' And I said, 'Oh, I need a breath strip?' And she said, 'Sure,' so I took it from her."
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Recap: 'American Idol' Group Singing Day

February 11, 2010 06:53:10 GMT


This week on "American Idol", 96 people were slimmed down to 71 in the second Hollywood round. These singer wannabes were grouped in three, four or five and they had to harmonize as well as choreograph a move. Elimination however, is based on individual performance.

First one to come up on stage was Faith, consisting of Charity Vance, Michelle Delamour, and Nicole Rodriguez. They sang Beyonce Knowles' "Irreplaceable" and they all went through. Next was Team Awesome which grouped Michael Lynche, Tim Urban, Michael Castro and Seth Rollins. Unlike Faith, this lots got split into half with Michael and Tim advancing.
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New Clip for Robert Pattinson's 'Remember Me' Features Shower Scene

February 11, 2010 06:52:39 GMT


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Another sneak peek to "Remember Me" has been shared through a new clip. The video shows the part in which Robert Pattinson playfully sprays Emilie de Ravin with water before she throws a pan of liquid on him. The actor later takes his on-screen lover to the bathroom where he makes both of them wet.

In the drama movie, Pattinson portrays Tyler, a rebellious young man who tries to break every rule. Having a strained relationship with his father, he thought no one could possibly understand what he was going through until the day he met Ravin's Ally.
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LeToya Luckett's 'Good to Me' Music Video Teased


February 11, 2010 06:52:22 GMT


In anticipation of her "Good to Me" music video which is going to be debuted on February 11 at 10 A.M., LeToya Luckett brings forward set pictures for a preview. Posted on her Twitter page, two of the photos see her cuddling on a couch with a shirtless man. Meanwhile, the others feature her jamming with her band and standing by the window.

"Good to Me" appears in LeToya's studio album "Lady Love" which has hit the market since August 2009. Playing her love interest in its accompanying video is model/actor Keston Karter, while working behind the lens is AJ Crimson.
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Heidi Montag to Boast New Bosoms on Playboy


February 11, 2010 06:52:06 GMT


Reality TV star Heidi Montag is in talks to strip for Playboy - again. "The Hills" star recently underwent 10 cosmetic surgery procedures in a day, and now looks very different to her former self, who posed for the men's magazine in 2009 - but covered up her breasts and genitals.

In Touch magazine reports Montag, who now boasts DDD boobs, is considering a $500,000 offer to show off her new body in a new spread. A source tells the publication, "Heidi loves her new body, but she's especially happy about her breast implants... She's finally ready to pose topless."
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Michael Jackson's Physician to Head Back for Work

February 11, 2010 06:31:16 GMT


Dr. Conrad Murray is set to return to work just days after he was charged over the death of Michael Jackson as Californian officials seek to ban the physician from practicing medicine. The King of Pop's personal doctor is free on $75,000 bail after pleaded not guilty to a count of involuntary manslaughter in Los Angeles on Monday, February 8.

Judge Keith Schwartz told Murray he was not allowed to use or prescribe strong sedatives for the foreseeable future after he was accused of administering the powerful anesthetic Propofol which killed Jackson. Representatives for the Medical Board of California filed papers to have Murray's medical license revoked on the same day as the doctor's arraignment, claiming he showed "utter disregard for the care and well-being of the persons entrusted to his care".
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Gabourey Sidibe and Justin Timberlake Swap Frisky Notes

February 11, 2010 06:23:00 GMT


Oscar nominee Gabourey Sidibe had a blast answering the phones during George Clooney's Hope For Haiti Now telethon in January - because she spent her time passing flirty notes to Justin Timberlake. The "Precious: Based on the Novel PUSH by Sapphire" star, a self-confessed NSYNC superfan, has been open about her crush on Timberlake and recently admitted she would love to take the "SexyBack" hitmaker to the Academy Awards as her date.

Sidibe made sure the pop star noticed her at the celebrity charity telethon in January by sending him a note reading, "Dear Justin, Hi. Love Gabby." She couldn't believe her luck when Timberlake sent a similar message back and the actress admits she will treasure the note forever.
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Nick Jonas Sings Billy Joel's Part in 'We Are the World' Remake


February 11, 2010 06:11:01 GMT


Nick Jonas revealed what part he got when recording Haitian "We Are the World" charity project with more than 70 big stars. During a recent interview with Good Times With Mo, the singer/drummer said he sings Billy Joel's lyrics for the remake.

On his experience of hitting the studio with his seniors, Nick stated, "It was unbelievable, just looking around the room and seeing the caliber of the talent that was there, it was very humbling." He continued, "I was just honored to be there, the other musicians are so much more talented that I am, I'm just proud to be a part of it."
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Fed Up With Affair Allegation, Brigitte Bardot Threatens to Sue Politician

February 11, 2010 06:08:12 GMT


Film icon Brigitte Bardot has threatened to sue a French politician over allegations they had an affair in the 1960s. Patrick Balkany, a personal friend of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, claimed in a book published in January that he enjoyed a fling with Bardot during their youth.

He repeated the allegations on local television show Laurent Ruquier last weekend. Bardot has vehemently denied the claims, insisting she met Balkany for the first time in 2004 - and she's now threatened to sue the politician if he continues to spread the false rumors.
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Celine Dion Still Strives to Conceive Second Child

February 11, 2010 06:00:25 GMT


Celine Dion has vowed to keep trying for another child - she will continue in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment "until it works." The singer has undergone four failed attempts by doctors to implant embryos in her uterus as she strives to extend her family with husband Rene Angelil.

The couple believed the last treatment had been successful, and the 41-year-old announced the pregnancy to the world. But the happy news was dashed when doctors subsequently confirmed she was no longer pregnant - and Dion insists she's going to continue the treatment for as long as it takes.
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New Teaser Trailer and Character Posters of 'Toy Story 3' Come Out

February 11, 2010 05:04:51 GMT


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Second teaser trailer for "Toy Story 3" has been made available for viewing pleasure. Debuted on Wednesday, February 10, the video shares a lot of new footage as it exposes the toy gang at a day-care center as well as giving a glimpse of their adventure to find a new home.

Prior to the release of the teaser, Walt Disney Pictures has also unleashed character posters, introducing two of fourteen new characters from the film. The image which features Peas-in-a-Pod makes its way out via Coming Soon, while the other one which captures Barbie's boyfriend Ken is first found by Ain't It Cool News. Unfortunately, these two characters are not seen in the new snippet.
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Joe Jonas and Demi Lovato to Debut New Duet Track in Orlando


February 11, 2010 04:50:58 GMT


Joe Jonas is flying to Orlando for a live performance with his "Camp Rock" co-star Demi Lovato. The two young pop stars are going to showcase their new joint track called "Make a Wave" at the Disney World's gig which is set to be held on February 11.

"Headed off to Orlando with @ddlovato to perform our new song 'Make a Wave' at Epcot! Yayyyy so excited :)," so he tweeted. Demi also wrote similar post which was then followed up with another short message mentioning about having a plane party with the middle of the Jonas Brothers.
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Fabrizio Moretti Teams Up With Norah Jones to Auction Off Designs for Haiti Relief Effort

February 11, 2010 04:49:37 GMT


The Strokes rocker Fabrizio Moretti has joined Norah Jones and Vampire Weekend to help raise funds for Haiti - by selling off personalized memorabilia. The musicians have stamped their own designs on items including bags, t-shirts and musical instruments which will be added to an auction to help survivors of the earthquake that hit the nation on January 12.

Other stars taking part include singer Regina Spektor, The Mars Volta and Fleet Foxes' Robin Pecknold, while Mark Ronson and Daft Punk are set to contribute soon, according to the Crafts For A Cause founder Binki Shapiro.
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Idris Elba's Marriage Ruined When He Became Homeless


February 11, 2010 04:38:43 GMT


Former "The Wire" star Idris Elba was left homeless during the breakdown of his marriage. The British actor was wed to Dormowa Sherman and they have a seven-year-old daughter, Isan, together. 37-year-old Elba admits the relationship unraveled while he was struggling to find work, and he ended up sleeping in his car while he attempted to land an acting job.

He tells Britain's Now magazine, "I was going through a really tough time some years ago. I couldn't get an acting job and my marriage was in a horrible place, so I ended up homeless. I slept rough in my brown Chevrolet Astro van for eight weeks."
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John Mayer to Stop Being Too Raw After Using the N Word


February 11, 2010 04:38:28 GMT


John Mayer shows how sorry he was for using the N-word in an interview with Playboy through his Twitter. Shortly after the interview was published on the adult magazine's website, the musician wrote, "Re: using the 'N' word in an interview, I am sorry that I used the word. And it's such a shame that I did because the point I was trying to make was in the exact opposite spirit of the word itself."

Mayer used the word "N****r" when he was answering to a question about his acceptance among the Hip-Hop community. "Someone asked me the other day, 'What does it feel like now to have a hood pass?,' " Mayer told Playboy. "If you really had a hood pass, you could call it a n****r pass But I said, 'I can't really have a hood pass. I've never walked into a restaurant, asked for a table and been told, 'We're full.' "
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Lady Antebellum Stays at No. 1 on Hot 200, Blocking Lil Wayne

February 11, 2010 04:19:55 GMT


Lady Antebellum remain the champion of this week's Billboard Hot 200. The band top Lil Wayne and Nick Jonas & The Administration, forcing those contenders to make their debut at No. 2 and 3 respectively on the chart.

The country music trio hold the position with their latest studio installment "Need You Now" which adds another 209,000 copies, down 57% from its opening number. They reportedly get sale boost from their performance at the recent Grammys which saw them singing the album's title track.
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Olympics' Executive: Arnold Schwarzenegger Deserved to Run In the Torch

February 11, 2010 04:09:56 GMT


Organizers of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Canada have defended their decision to allow Arnold Schwarzenegger to run in the torch relay - even through the actor/politician used steroids during his bodybuilding career. The former movie star will take part in the ceremonial carrying of the Olympic flame ahead of the games' opening ceremony in Vancouver on Friday, February 12.

But the decision to include Schwarzenegger has infuriated some critics, who are unhappy with the star's past admission to using drugs while he was a bodybuilding champion - a practice which is banned in the Olympics. But John Furlong, chief executive of Olympics organizing committee, is adamant Schwarzenegger deserves his place in the event.
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'Spider-Man' Reboot Will Come July 2012 in 3-D


February 11, 2010 03:58:41 GMT


Spider-Man will spin his web in 3-D theaters. On Wednesday, February 10, Sony announced that their upcoming film, untitled Spider-Man reboot, will get 3-D treatment. " 'Spider-Man' is the ultimate summer movie-going experience, and we're thrilled the filmmakers are presenting the next installment in 3-D," Jeff Blake, chairman of Sony Pictures worldwide marketing and distribution, said in the statement.

Additionally, Sony has set release date for this upcoming "Spider-Man" film, planning to let it hit U.S. theaters on July 3, 2012. "Spider-Man is one of the most popular characters in the world, and we know audiences are eager and excited to discover Marc's fantastic vision for Peter Parker and the franchise," Blake further stated about the movie.
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'Friday Night Lights' Wraps Up in Season 5


February 11, 2010 03:54:21 GMT


"Friday Night Lights" may have one more season left on TV. Multiple sources confirmed to EW that the fifth season would be the last of the series but NBC said nothing has been officially decided. The producers have reportedly started telling the cast to be open to other job opportunities so that when the fifth season's production wraps up, they would have had a new project.

The fourth season had its finale on Wednesday, February 10 on DirectTV's 101 Network but it will only debut on NBC this April. Should the report is true, then DirectTV will launch the final season this Fall and NBC will have it starting early next year. Meanwhile, production of season 5 is expected to finish in either June or July, thus the cast are free to pursue pilots that will air in Fall.
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Ellen DeGeneres Defies the Osbournes to Pay for Every Swear Word

February 11, 2010 03:47:16 GMT


Ellen DeGeneres set the Osbournes a tough challenge during an appearance on her U.S. TV talk show - the foul-mouthed family had to donate $1,000 to charity every time they uttered a swear word. Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Friday, February 5, along with his wife Sharon Osbourne, son Jack Osbourne and daughter Kelly Osbourne.

But the new "American Idol" judge wasn't prepared to accept any bad language from the family - and they agreed to give money to help aid efforts in Haiti every time they cursed during the show.
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Joel Madden and Nicole Richie's New Playground Opened

February 11, 2010 03:25:47 GMT


Good Charlotte star Joel Madden credited his partner Nicole Richie with inspiring him to be more charitable as the generous couple opened a new playground in Los Angeles. The duo pledged to raise $35,000 to build the play park in 2008 through their Richie-Madden Children's Foundation - and on Tuesday, February 9, they delighted children by officially opening the center, with the help of Madden's twin brother Benji Madden.

Richie says, "When we first started coming here, there were no kids outside. To see the place come to life and have a place to come outside and be kids, and have their imaginations run wild, it's really awesome."
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Tiger Woods' Mistresses Landed TV Jobs


February 11, 2010 03:20:13 GMT


Being Tiger Woods' mistress brings a fortune after all. Rachel Uchitel, the first woman linked to the golfer has landed a TV job on "Extra". The former nightclub hostess would be a correspondent of the gossip channel, reporting on the nightlife "hot spots", a rep confirmed to New York Post.

Uchitel got the gig after host Mario Lopez interviewed her earlier this week. She "so impressed producers that she's been offered a job as a special correspondent," the rep stated. There is no clue yet when she would start the job. Meanwhile, a source said, "She won't talk about Tiger, but she talks about how she wants to find a husband and have kids. She only has a few real friends left whom she trusts. She is alone a lot and spends time with her two dogs. She seems very vulnerable."
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Penelope Cruz In Talks to Be 'Pirates of the Caribbean 4' Beauty


February 11, 2010 03:10:53 GMT


Though Keira Knightley has announced her departure from "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides", Johnny Depp could have a new female companion on his cruise. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Penelope Cruz has been in negotiation to star opposite Depp in the next installment of "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise.

Similar to the storyline of the film, the character that may be played by the 35-year-old beauty is still kept under wraps. However, it is believed that Cruz will be Captain Jack Sparrow's foil and equal in many ways.
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Celine Dion Signs Las Vegas Multi-Million Dollar Deal Again


February 11, 2010 03:08:45 GMT


Celine Dion has signed a multi-million dollar deal to return to Las Vegas - the singer will begin a new three-year residency in 2011. The "My Heart Will Go On" hitmaker previously performed in Sin City between 2003 and 2007, with her "A New Day..." show playing to more than three million fans and grossing more than $400 million.

Dion wrapped up the concerts at the end of 2007 before embarking on her "Taking Chances World Tour" which finished in 2009. She's now confirmed she will be heading back to Las Vegas to launch her new performance at the Caesars Palace theater, which was originally built for her "A New Day..." shows.
News > Music News

Snippet of Black Eyed Peas' 'Rock That Body' Music Video


February 11, 2010 02:57:04 GMT


Black Eyed Peas have previewed a music video for their single "Rock That Body". In this clip, the four members of the Hip-Hop group, will.i.am, Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie, Taboo and apl.de.ap, are seen going robotic.

The video was shot back to back with "Imma Be" in a desert area in Los Angeles back on January 13. At that time, the filming process was forced to be halted when a sudden gust of sand swept the set which made it an unsafe environment for the artists and crew.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kara DioGuardi Shows Off Her Bikini Body


February 11, 2010 02:53:11 GMT


As "American Idol" begins the Hollywood weeks of season 9, Kara DioGuardi shows up on the latest issue of Maxim magazine. No longer sitting behind the desk, Kara shows off her bikini-clad figure in some playful poses. The March issue which features Kaley Cuoco in the front cover will be on sale soon.

In the last season of "Idol", Kara debuted her bikini body on national television when she appeared after Bikini Girl contestant. This year, she joked that she wanted to top it off by getting naked. "But that could actually have the opposite effect, so I think I'll keep my clothes on," she told Maxim. "... I would say that was definitely the first time... and probably the last."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Clint Eastwood Never Sorry for Turning Down James Bond Role


February 11, 2010 02:49:05 GMT


Clint Eastwood has no regrets about turning down the role of James Bond, because he was convinced 007 should be played by a British actor. The California-born star was approached by Bond bosses to play the superspy when Sean Connery quit the franchise, but he turned the role down.

And Eastwood insists he made the right decision - because he didn't want to see the iconic character portrayed by an American. He says, "I thought James Bond should be British. I am of British descent but by that same token, I thought that it should be more of the culture there and also, it was not my thing."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Samantha Ronson Thanks Lindsay Lohan for Clearing Up Abuse Rumor

February 11, 2010 02:30:29 GMT


Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson have taken to the internet to dispel rumors their relationship was marred by abuse, with the DJ threatening "legal action" over the false reports. The couple's tumultuous on/off romance came to an end in 2009, but the pair hit headlines again last week after they were rumored to have engaged in a public bust-up at a Hollywood night club.

Reports published on Radar Online subsequently suggested the couple's former relationship had been marred by domestic violence. But Lohan has vehemently denied the rumors, in a post on her Twitter.com page, she writes, "This is become a bit much. Samantha R never raised a hand to me, I've never said she did. Enough is Enough. Focus on other more important... ."
News > Movie News

New Trailer for 'The Last Airbender' Unleashed

February 11, 2010 02:11:13 GMT


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Paramount Pictures has released new trailer for "The Last Airbender". Making its way out via Yahoo! Movies, the video offers a lot more than the previously released snippets as it combines the story background of major character Aang as well as showing him in action. Additionally, the trailer gives a glimpse of other key characters, including Sokka, Katara and Zuko.

A live-action film version of Nickelodeon's animated series of the same name, "The Last Airbender" is set in a world where human civilization is divided into four nations: Water, Earth, Air and Fire. The story follows Aang, the last known survivor of the peaceful Air Nomads and the Airbenders.
News > Music News

Rihanna's 'Rude Boy' Music Video Leaks in Full


February 11, 2010 01:53:06 GMT


Originally scheduled to be premiered on February 11, Rihanna's "Rude Boy" music video hits the web earlier than what's expected. It mostly features the "Umbrella" hitmaker singing the song and shaking her body in front of colorful backdrops. In one scene, she is seen playing a bit naughty by peeking inside a male cameo's pants.

"[It's] completely different from any other video I've shot before," she previously told Carson Daly on his Amp Radio show. "A lot of my videos are really dark and edgy and tough. 'Rude Boy' is more playing along the lines from my roots."
 
 
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