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March 09, 2010

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Tom Jones' Sarcastic Unemployment Record Unearthed

March 09, 2010 10:24:49 GMT

Tom Jones annoyed welfare workers by claiming unemployment money at the start of his career - because he snubbed all the evening jobs he was offered. A stack of newly discovered records from Pontypridd employment center in Wales have shed light on the star's humble beginnings, revealing Thomas John Woodward, as he was then named, had a "non-enthusiasm" for finding work.
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Slash Won't Release His Duet With Ozzy Osbourne as First Single

March 09, 2010 10:12:11 GMT

Slash has axed plans to release his collaboration with Ozzy Osbourne as the first single from his solo album - to avoid clashing with the Prince of Darkness' new material. The Velvet Revolver guitarist recruited a number of stars, including Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie and Kid Rock, to lend their vocals to his first solo effort, "Slash", and had picked "Crucify the Dead", a track with Osbourne, as his debut release.
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Robbie Williams Lands in Hot Water for Praising Weed

March 09, 2010 10:11:22 GMT

British pop star Robbie Williams has come under fire from campaigners for championing marijuana as a "lovely" drug. The "Millennium" hitmaker, who has struggled with substance abuse problems in the past, admitted he gained several pounds while smoking cannabis, but branded the drug "lovely".
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Elton John's Post-Oscar Party Raised Million Dollars for Charity

March 09, 2010 10:10:47 GMT

Sir Elton John's 2010 post-Oscars AIDS Foundation party was a hit - the singer raised a massive $3.7 million (2.5 million pounds) in just a few hours at the lavish star-studded bash. The "Rocket Man" hitmaker and his partner David Furnish invited a host of celebrities, including Betty White, Nicole Richie and Victoria Adams, to attend the 18th annual celebration, which raises money for the fight against AIDS.
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Simon Cowell Confirms Engagement, Eager to Have Kids With His Fiancee

March 09, 2010 10:09:55 GMT

Simon Cowell has confirmed his engagement - during an appearance on a late-night U.S. TV show. The "American Idol" judge was being interviewed for "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Monday, March 8, when the host decided to grill him about recent rumors regarding his make-up artist girlfriend, Mezhgan Hussainy.
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Marie Osmond Delivered Emotional Speech on Her Son's Funeral

March 09, 2010 10:09:08 GMT

An emotional Marie Osmond paid tribute to her adopted son and his birth mother as the teen was laid to rest on Monday, March 8. The singer has been in mourning since 18-year-old Michael Blosil, the son she adopted with ex-husband Brian Blosil, was found dead outside his Los Angeles apartment on February 26 in an apparent suicide.
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Jeremy Renner Struggled With His Love Relationship While on Movie Set

March 09, 2010 10:08:36 GMT

Jeremy Renner's long-distance romance wilted while he was filming "The Hurt Locker" in Jordan - the desert temperatures were so brutal, the star couldn't bear to talk to his girlfriend on the phone. The actor struggled in the searing desert heat during the three months he spent filming the gritty war drama, which scooped six Oscars on Sunday, March 7.
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Kathy Ireland: I Was NOT Drunk at Oscars

March 09, 2010 10:08:01 GMT

Model-turned-actress Kathy Ireland has hit back at reports she was drunk at Sunday's March 7 Oscars, insisting she was just overjoyed and "grateful" to be invited. The beauty drew comments from Internet critics and bloggers as she interviewed stars including Zac Efron and Gabourey Sidibe during a pre-Oscars special on U.S. TV, with many viewers questioning her sobriety.
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Eva Longoria Relieved After Learning Her Husband Needs No Surgery

March 09, 2010 10:07:56 GMT

Eva Longoria is breathing a sigh of relief after doctors told her husband, basketball star Tony Parker, he won't need surgery on his broken right hand. The "Desperate Housewives" actress feared her husband would be ruled out of the National Basketball Association's 2010 playoffs after he fractured his hand during a game on Saturday, March 6.
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Andrew Koenig Remembered by Family and Friends at Memorial Service

March 09, 2010 10:07:00 GMT

Tragic "Growing Pains" star Andrew Koenig's life was celebrated by family and friends at an emotional memorial service on Saturday, March 6. Former "Star Trek" actor Walter Koenig and his wife Judy invited approximately 100 loved ones to the Inn of the Seventh Ray in Topanga Canyon, California, where they held a private ceremony for their son.
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Foo Fighters Ditch Hiatus to Work With Butch Vig

March 09, 2010 10:05:16 GMT

Rockers the Foo Fighters have ended their hiatus after landing the chance to work with Nirvana producer Butch Vig in the studio. Frontman Dave Grohl has abandoned his plans to concentrate on other projects after getting the opportunity to reteam with the mastermind behind the iconic "Nevermind" album.
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Jason Derulo: Lady GaGa Calls Me Special

March 09, 2010 09:55:57 GMT

Hitmaker Jason Derulo has found a pop mentor in Lady GaGa after she took him aside before a tour date and told him he was "special". The singer recently completed his first tour as the "Poker Face" star's support act - and he insists he couldn't have had a better starting point and a better person to hit the road with.
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Mo'Nique Granted With Hattie McDaniels' Gardenia

March 09, 2010 09:51:52 GMT

The gardenia Mo'Nique wore in her hair at the Oscars on Sunday, March 7 was a very special gift from a close friend of "Gone With the Wind" star Hattie McDaniels' family. The actress/comedienne started thinking her Academy Awards win was destined when the flower arrived in the post as she was getting ready for her big night in Hollywood.
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Snoop Doog to Embark on a Comedy Tour

March 09, 2010 09:50:17 GMT

Rapper Snoop Dogg is set to show off his comedic skills this spring, in a U.S. tour featuring funnyman Mike Epps. The hip-hop star and Epps will combine their stand-up and stage shows for a limited run tour called Imagine That!, which will tell the story of two jailed night-club performers trying to break out of prison.
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Jay Baruchel's 'She's Out of My League' Gets New Restricted Clip

March 09, 2010 09:46:11 GMT

DreamWorks SKG has given another preview to "She's Out of My League" by outing a new age-restricted clip. Unlike the previously released videos which often expose major character Kirk and his relationship with Molly, this snippet which makes its way out via Trailer Park Movies's MySpace Blog highlights one of Kirk's friends Stainer who is played by T.J. Miller.
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Bustier Caused Raquel Welch to Be Held Up

March 09, 2010 09:45:43 GMT

Veteran actress Raquel Welch turned heads at a U.S. airport security checkpoint last week - after her bustier set off metal detectors.
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Alec Baldwin Envies Leonardo DiCaprio

March 09, 2010 09:37:18 GMT

Alec Baldwin is jealous of Leonardo DiCaprio - he wishes his movie career was as successful as the "Titanic" star's. Baldwin, who appeared alongside DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese's films "The Aviator" and "The Departed", is adamant his career is a failure.
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Jeff Bridges Burst Into Tears at Oscars Over Tribute to Dad

March 09, 2010 09:30:53 GMT

Jeff Bridges fought back tears backstage at Sunday's, March 7 Academy Awards as he paid tribute to his late father, after winning the Oscar for Best Actor. Bridges took home his first Oscar for his role as a grizzled and boozy country music star in "Crazy Heart", and he was well-composed when he credited his late parents, Lloyd and Dorothy, for his Hollywood career during his acceptance speech.
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'House M.D.' 6.16 Preview: Black Hole

March 09, 2010 09:25:31 GMT

In the next "House M.D.", the team takes on the case of a high school senior who inexplicably blacks out during a class field trip. While in the hospital, the patient repeatedly hallucinates. After exhausting myriad ineffective treatments for her mysterious ailments, House attempts one last controversial approach to diagnosing her.
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Sean Hayes Strongly Hints He Is Gay

March 09, 2010 09:20:23 GMT

During an interview with the Advocate, Sean Hayes has disclosed about the nature of his sexuality. Responding to speculations suggesting that he is gay, the actor who played gay Jack McFarland in "Will & Grace" stated, "I am who I am. I was never in, as they say. Never."
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Justin Timberlake Wanted for The Flaming Lips' New Movie

March 09, 2010 09:12:43 GMT

Quirky rockers The Flaming Lips are planning another movie adventure after their 2008 film "Christmas on Mars" became a hit among fans - and they want Justin Timberlake to star in it. The group are hoping to turn family members and friends into stars by recruiting them for their latest film project, which will be filmed in and around the band's native Oklahoma City.
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Travis McCoy's First Solo Single 'Billionaire' Unleashed

March 09, 2010 09:06:31 GMT

Travis McCoy has a brand new solo single titled "Billionaire" coming out for listening pleasure. Debuted online on MTV.com, the track is confirmed to serve as the lead single from his forthcoming debut album "Lazarus".
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Jason and Molly Wed on 'The Bachelor' Special

March 09, 2010 08:48:20 GMT

The first wedding from "The Bachelor" was aired in ABC on Monday, March 8, witnessing the union of Jason Mesnick and Molly Malaney. The actual ceremony took place at Terranea Resort on the coast of Rancho Palos Verdes, California on February 27 but ABC added some extra footage from the nuptials with the bride's preparation, wrapping it within two hours.
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Beastie Boys' New Album May Arrive in September

March 09, 2010 08:24:08 GMT

After taking a temporary hiatus to give their vocalist/bassist Adam Yauch time to undergo a tumor surgery and then recuperate, Beastie Boys will soon make their comeback. "I feel better," Adam told Entertainment Weekly at the recent Film Independent Spirit Awards. "It was touch and go there for a while, but I am finally getting my energy back."
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Sacha Baron Cohen Considered to Be New Agent in 'Men in Black 3'

March 09, 2010 08:21:14 GMT

The depicter of Bruno, Sacha Baron Cohen, could change his quirky costumes with all-black outfits. New report issued by Bloody Disgusting suggests that Columbia Pictures has officially begun conversations about "Men in Black 3" and they are considering the actor/comedian to portray a character named Yaz in the upcoming film.
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Benji Madden and Holly Madison to Move in Together

March 09, 2010 08:02:39 GMT

Reported ending their romance in January, Benji Madden and Holly Madison apparently will show that all the break-up rumors are false as a source recently revealed that the couple is ready to move in together. The source told In Touch magazine, "Benji cares very much for Holly. They have been talking about living together."
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'Gossip Girl' 3.14 Preview: Chuck Discovers Mom

March 09, 2010 08:01:30 GMT

When "Gossip Girl" returns, Chuck learns more about the woman who may or may not be his mother. Laura Harring, who previously made an appearance in the episode "The Debarted", is reprising her role as Evelyn Bass in "The Lady Vanished".
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Behind the Scenes of Trina's 'Million Dollar Girl' Music Video

March 09, 2010 07:27:52 GMT

Fans are taken behind the scenes of Trina's "Million Dollar Girl" music video in this new clip. It shows the female rapper hitting an airport hangar along with P. Diddy and rapping to the camera in front of Diddy's private jet.
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Liam Hemsworth to Embark on 'Arabian Nights' Adventure

March 09, 2010 07:25:40 GMT

After wrapping production for Walt Disney Pictures' drama "The Last Song", Liam Hemsworth is set to jump into an action adventure movie "Arabian Nights". According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Australian actor is currently in negotiations to join the cast for the Inferno Entertainment's upcoming project which is planned to be made into 3-D movie.
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First Look: Sheryl Crow on 'Cougar Town'

March 09, 2010 07:16:54 GMT

The first look of Sheryl Crow as Grayson's new girlfriend on "Cougar Town" has been shared through a few promotional pictures. The singer will have her episode aired on March 24 in the episode called "Turn This Car Around".
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Nick Jonas Makes a Duet With Jordan Pruitt

March 09, 2010 06:49:11 GMT

Nick Jonas is confirmed to collaborate with his fellow Hollywood Records' artist Jordan Pruitt. "The Amazing @nickjonas is singing on my recorded version of #dontloseyourself !Can't wait for you to hear it!!!" she wrote on her Twitter.
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Christina Ricci in Unique Make-Up Pictured on the Set of 'Bel Ami'

March 09, 2010 06:39:22 GMT

Christina Ricci has kicked off her week by filming "Bel Ami" on Monday, March 8 in London, England. According to Celebrity Gossip, in the on-set pictures obtained by Splash News the American actress is seen strolling across a parking lot with a thick make-up and red hair.
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'Chuck' 3.10 Preview: Casey in Trouble

March 09, 2010 06:22:40 GMT

Chuck and Sarah are given a strict order to capture someone they are familiar with, Casey. In the next "Chuck", Casey carries out a side mission for his old commanding officer James Keller that leads to him committing treason.
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Radiohead's New Album Report Is Made Up

March 09, 2010 06:05:01 GMT

British rockers Radiohead have blasted rumors they recently wrapped recording a new album - insisting they have no new music. Online gossips claimed the Grammy winners were adding finishing touches to a new release called "Tehrangeles", a follow up to their 2007 album "In Rainbows".
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Beyonce Knowles' Bedroom Scene in 'Telephone' Video Teased

March 09, 2010 06:02:02 GMT

After a fresh photo of Lady GaGa performing a dance routine, two other brand new images from the highly-anticipated music video emerge. Unlike the previous pic, these new ones focus on Beyonce Knowles.
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'Iron Man 2' Gets New Standee, Character Posters and Production Image

March 09, 2010 05:49:43 GMT

After debuting a new trailer for "Iron Man 2", Paramount Pictures has provided other sneak peeks to the film by releasing a theater standee, two character posters and one still which highlight Tony Stark/Iron Man and his buddy Colonel James "Rhodey" Rhodes/War Machine. Both characters are featured wearing their armors in all shots and captured individually in the one-sheets.
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Lily Allen Bursts Into Tears Due to Concert Affray

March 09, 2010 04:56:42 GMT

Lily Allen broke down in tears and fled the stage during a concert on Sunday night, March 7 - after a brawl broke out among fans. The "Smile" hitmaker was performing at London's O2 Arena as part of her tour with rapper Dizzee Rascal when two men in the audience began fighting.
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Pics: Vanity Fair Welcomes Celebrities at Oscar Party

March 09, 2010 04:52:50 GMT

Demi Lovato gave an inside look to the Vanity Fair Oscar After-Party she attended on Sunday, March 7. The singer was seen staying close to her BFFs Jonas Brothers whom she performed a sold-out gig with in Houston earlier that day. Lovato and the Jonas boys also came to another post-Oscar party held by Elton John that night.
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Radiohead's Colin Greenwood Pays Last Respect to Mark Linkous

March 09, 2010 04:51:38 GMT

Radiohead's bassist Colin Greenwood has paid tribute to late Sparklehorse's star Mark Linkous - thanking the singer-songwriter for his "beautiful music". 47-year-old Linkous was found dead on Saturday, March 6 in an alleyway outside a friend's home in Knoxville, Tennessee, according to the New York Times.
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Alicia Keys' 'Put It in a Love Song' Music Video Delayed

March 09, 2010 04:44:33 GMT

Alicia Keys' music video for her single "Put It in a Love Song" reportedly has got pushed back. After rumored to make its debut Monday, March 8, the Beyonce Knowles-featuring video is said to come out next week, March 17.
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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Prefer Kids' Party to Oscars

March 09, 2010 04:32:40 GMT

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt shunned the glamorous Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles to take their kids to a birthday party. The Hollywood couple is currently staying in Venice, Italy while Jolie films her role for new movie "The Tourist", opposite Johnny Depp and directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck.
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New 'Tron Legacy' Trailer Officially Released

March 09, 2010 04:23:36 GMT

Just a day after new "Tron Legacy" trailer leaked online, Walt Disney Pictures has debuted the official version of the snippet. Found by First Showing, the video contains similar scenes to the one previewed during a secret screening on Saturday, February 27.
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Katy Perry Had an Embarrassing Moment at Oscars

March 09, 2010 04:20:35 GMT

Singer Katy Perry was left red-faced at the Oscars - after her boyfriend Russell Brand chastised her for swearing on live TV. The "I Kissed a Girl" hitmaker blurted out an expletive on the red carpet as she left the Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday night, March 7.
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Felicia Day Starring on SyFy's Version of 'Red Riding Hood'

March 09, 2010 04:09:37 GMT

Felicia Day is cast as the lead character of SyFy's re-imagining of "Little Red Riding Hood". The cable announced that the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" alumna will portray a werewolf-hunting descendant of Little Red Riding Hood in the TV movie called "Red (2011)" which will debut next year.
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'Music by Prudence' Director Experienced 'Kanye Moment' at Oscars

March 09, 2010 04:02:42 GMT

Documentary filmmaker Roger Ross Williams felt like Taylor Swift at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards when his former producer stole his spotlight at the Oscars on Sunday, March 7. Audience members at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood and viewers around the world were puzzled when Elinor Burkett joined Williams onstage and pushed him aside as he started his Best Documentary Short acceptance speech.
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'The Cove' Filmmakers Come Under Fire From Japanese Authorities

March 09, 2010 03:50:05 GMT

Japanese authorities are fuming after Louie Psihoyos and Ric O'Barry's expose about the slaughter of dolphins won the Best Documentary Oscar at Sunday's, March 7, Academy Awards. "The Cove" follows a group of activists as they struggle with police and fishermen to gain access to a secluded cove in Taiji, southern Japan, where dolphins are hunted.
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T.I. Releases New Single 'I'm Back', Announcing Upcoming Album

March 09, 2010 03:42:17 GMT

Just as fellow rapper Lil Wayne headed up to jail on March 8, T.I. announces his comeback by releasing a post-prison single "I'm Back". The new material becomes his first release since leaving the facility and moving to a halfway house in December last year.
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Lindsay Lohan Not Giving Artistic Advice for Ungaro's Latest Collection

March 09, 2010 03:29:51 GMT

Lindsay Lohan's time as a fashion house advisor appears to be over - she has parted ways with Emanuel Ungaro. The actress' debut runway display as Ungaro's artistic advisor in 2009 was poorly received, and the 23-year-old star was nowhere to be seen at Paris Fashion Week in France.
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Pics: Stars Coming to Elton John's Post-Oscar Party

March 09, 2010 03:28:43 GMT

Some celebrities who did not show up on either the red carpet or the gala of 82nd Annual Academy Awards, got their share of spotlight when attending the after-parties. Elton John held his AIDS Foundation Oscar Party at Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood and many pop stars showed up.
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2010 Oscars: The Academy Defends Farrah Fawcett 'In Memoriam' Exclusion

March 09, 2010 03:25:31 GMT

After receiving critics from some celebrities for snubbing Farrah Fawcett from the "In Memoriam" tribute, the Academy has spoken up and offered their explanation. Speaking on behalf of the show bosses, Oscars executive director Bruce Davis claims it is impossible to include every star who died last year in the montage.
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James Cameron Glad Oscars Not Penalizing Kathryn Bigelow

March 09, 2010 03:14:18 GMT

James Cameron is glad Oscar bosses didn't penalize Kathryn Bigelow's Academy Award-winning movie "The Hurt Locker" after one of the producers was caught campaigning for votes - calling the incident a "dumb mistake". Nicolas Chartier was left red-faced after he emailed colleagues urging them to vote for the gritty war movie in the Best Picture category before the ballot closed on March 2.
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Video Premiere: Teairra Mari's 'Sponsor' Feat. Soulja Boy

March 09, 2010 03:05:06 GMT

Teairra Mari has debuted a music video filmed to support her latest single "Sponsor" which sees her grinding on Soulja Boy. "He must be a rapper, baller, doctor, dentist, corner boy, cook/chef, chemist / I don't even care just as long as he don't say bye bye bye," she sings of what she looks for in a man.
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Lil Wayne Begins His Year-Long Jail Term

March 09, 2010 02:50:54 GMT

Rapper Lil Wayne has begun a year-long prison term after a string of delays postponed his sentencing for weapons possession, stemming from a 2007 arrest. The "Lollipop" hitmaker, real name Dwayne Carter, pleaded guilty in 2009 to attempted criminal possession of a weapon, and admitted having a loaded 40-caliber semiautomatic gun on his tour bus.
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Brooke Burke Is the New 'DWTS' Co-Host

March 09, 2010 02:44:07 GMT

During "Good Morning America" Monday, March 8 telecast, ABC announced that Brooke Burke is the new co-host of "Dancing with the Stars". Burke won the run to be the replacement of Samantha Harris who quit in January to focus on other projects.
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Marie Osmond Laid Son to Rest

March 09, 2010 02:39:59 GMT

Marie Osmond's tragic son Michael Blosil has been laid to rest in a private memorial in his home state of Utah. The 18-year-old, who was adopted as a baby by the singer and her ex-husband Brian Blosil, was found dead outside his apartment building in Los Angeles on February 26.
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Paul Greengrass Opens Possibility to Return to 'Bourne 4'

March 09, 2010 02:36:28 GMT

Paul Greengrass has indeed announced that he has parted ways with "Bourne 4", but the helmer apparently still has his heart set on the franchise. Speaking to IGN, he admitted that Universal Pictures should make another "Bourne" film and he would love to be involved in the project but it all depends on the studio's decision.
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Confirmed: Betty White Heading to 'Saturday Night Live'

March 09, 2010 02:22:01 GMT

Those demanding to see Betty White hosting "Saturday Night Live" have just got their wish come true. The former Golden Girl has personally confirmed to People that she will be heading to the variety show although no date is set yet.
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Brand New Picture of Lady GaGa's 'Telephone' Music Video

March 09, 2010 02:19:08 GMT

Another picture taken from Lady GaGa's "Telephone" video shoot has been unleashed. Making its way out via VEVO blog, this snap is similar to one of the previously-released pictures. Wearing a yellow wig, the singer performs a dance routine with several dancers.