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April 09, 2010

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Ruben Studdard Met Wife at CD Signing Session

April 09, 2010 09:55:10 GMT


R&B star Ruben Studdard met his wife at a CD signing session when she agreed to stand in line for a friend who couldn't make it to the store appearance. The "American Idol" champ was meeting fans at a Wal-Mart superstore in Atlanta, Georgia when he first met the woman who was to become his wife and she wasn't even that much of a fan.

He explains, "Her best friend was one of my biggest fans. My wife was a flight attendant at the time and had just landed on a flight to her friend calling (sic) her crying because she couldn't get off of work to get her CD signed."
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Blur's New Single to Be Released

April 09, 2010 09:53:58 GMT


British rockers Blur have reunited to record a new song - their first release in seven years. The band fell apart in 2002 after guitarist Graham Coxon left during the recording of their last album, "Think Tank", which hit the charts in 2003.

They came together for a series of gigs in 2009 and now they've headed back into the studio to work on a new track, which will be issued as a limited edition for a campaign to save record stores. Frontman Damon Albarn says, "We want independent record stores to continue - they're an important part of our musical culture. Music is a simple way for Blur to show our support and we hope people like it."
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Jill Scott Fights Record Label Back


April 09, 2010 09:51:34 GMT


Jill Scott is counter suing her record label after executives accused her of breach of contract. Hidden Beach Recording bosses filed legal papers against the "Gettin' in the Way" singer/actress in February, alleging she quit the label after finding fame and owes the firm three more albums.

Scott is fighting the allegations with a cross-complaint, filed in Los Angeles Supreme Court, which claims the independent label lost her millions of dollars by mismanaging her career. Her suit includes claims such as breach of contract, tortuous interference with contract, accounting, misappropriation of likeness and false advertising, reports Billboard.biz.
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Robert Pattinson Will Be Kurt Cobain in Biopic


April 09, 2010 09:41:27 GMT


Robert Pattinson could have got his dream role. The British actor who always shows an interest in music is reportedly cast as Kurt Cobain in a Universal Pictures' biopic which will be directed by David Fincher and titled "All Apologies" like the song from Cobain's band Nirvana.

According to The Sun, Pattinson has been in regular contact with Cobain's widow Courtney Love who has a great role in the production. Despite the fact that she "has been a bit wound up" by his intense contact, the depicter of Edward Cullen in "Twilight" film series is her first choice to play the Nirvana's lead singer. Moreover, the site claims Love wants Scarlett Johansson to play herself.
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Leighton Meester and Sebastian Stan Reportedly End Romance

April 09, 2010 09:39:54 GMT


"Gossip Girl" star Leighton Meester has reportedly split from her boyfriend Sebastian Stan. The actress/singer began dating Stan after he appeared on her hit TV series in 2008 but she's said to be single again after calling off their romance.

A source tells OK! magazine, "Leighton called it quits because she doesn't know how to be in a relationship and doesn't really like them. Sebastian is heartbroken by Leighton's decision to end the relationship."
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David Thewlis and Anna Friel Break-Up Rumors Cleared Up


April 09, 2010 09:32:23 GMT


David Thewlis' mother has dismissed reports the actor's relationship with Anna Friel is in trouble, insisting the "Harry Potter" star will soon be reunited with his partner in Los Angeles. The couple's longterm romance was rocked by allegations of an affair after Friel was photographed embracing Joseph Cross, her co-star in a London stage production of "Breakfast at Tiffany's", in December 2009.

Friel denied the claims, but the gossip flared up again on Saturday, April 3 when she was snapped enjoying a day out in Los Angeles with Cross while her actor partner is away filming in Europe. But Thewlis' mum Maureen Wheeler insists the couple is still very much together.
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Video: Jimmy Fallon Vs. 'Parks and Recreation' in 'Glee' Battle

April 09, 2010 09:22:10 GMT


Jimmy Fallon challenged the cast of "Parks and Recreation" for a battle ala "Glee". On the Thursday, April 8 episode of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon", the host welcomed Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Nick Offerman, Chris Pratt, Aubrey Plaza, and more to battle them in a musical number.

It begins with Fallon getting out of the elevator just like McKinley High students walking past the school's corridor and talk about their club. Approached by his teammates, Jimmy accumulated plans to join the "Sectionals". That was before they met their competition and found out that The Roots are on their side. Fred Armisen made a cameo as the principal who determined whether Roots can join the "Parks" team.
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Sandra Bullock Is Said Taking Care of Jesse James' Children

April 09, 2010 09:15:54 GMT


Actress Sandra Bullock is looking after her husband Jesse James' children while he undergoes treatment in rehab, according to a new report. "The Blind Side" star, who reportedly walked out on her partner in March following allegations he cheated on her, is said to be caring for James' three kids, Sunny, Chandler and Jesse, Jr., while the TV mechanic seeks professional help at an Arizona facility.

A source tells TMZ, "It's a positive sign about Sandra's relationship with Jesse." In March, Bullock's rep denied the actress had any plans to adopt James' children, shortly after tattoo model Michelle McGee went public with claims she romanced the reality star for 11 months.
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Corey Haim's Public Memorial Service Called Off

April 09, 2010 09:10:07 GMT


A public memorial for tragic actor Corey Haim has been called off because his mum is still too upset to host the service, according to the star's best pal Corey Feldman. The "Lost Boys" star died from an apparent drug overdose at his mother Judy's Los Angeles home on March 10 and was laid to rest in a private funeral in his native Toronto, Canada, days later.

Fans and friends were due to pay their final respects at a public ceremony but Judy has called off the service, according to Feldman. In a post on his blog, he explains, "I must be the bearer of some very disappointing news to many of you out there. After weeks of consideration and planning, the ultimate decision has been made by Corey's mother Judy Haim to not go forward with a public memorial service."
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Janet Jackson Did Not Find Happiness During 'Fame' Time


April 09, 2010 08:40:19 GMT


Janet Jackson has far from fond memories about her time on hit TV show "Fame" in the mid 1980s because she was dealing with drug issues away from the set. The "Nasty" singer played Cleo Hewitt in 25 episodes of the hit musical show but admits she "wasn't happy".

She tells Entertainment Weekly magazine, "My boyfriend at the time was having issues with substance abuse, so I was having to deal with that and then having to come to work. I was late most of the time."
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Ashley Greene to Taste Jennifer Garner's 'Butter'

April 09, 2010 08:26:12 GMT


After playing a vampire in "Twilight" and its sequel "The Twilight Saga's New Moon", Ashley Greene is ready to sink her teeth into "Butter". She is set to star in the film, sharing screen with Jennifer Garner, so The Hollywood Reporter (THR) mentions.

In the comedy, Greene will portray a rebellious high school teenager named Kaitlen Pickler. The story itself will follow a number of competitive characters in a small Midwestern town as they become entwined in an annual butter-carving contest.
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John Lydon Pays Tribute to Malcolm McLaren, Putting Their Feud Aside

April 09, 2010 08:20:58 GMT


John Lydon has put his differences with former Sex Pistols' manager Malcolm McLaren aside to pay tribute to the svengali, who lost his battle with cancer on Thursday morning, April 8. The two men fell out during the Pistols' heyday and spent the last 30 years feuding with each other in interviews over copyright and royalties.

But, in a statement following the news of McLaren's death, Lydon says he will miss the music mogul, insisting he was "always entertaining". Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten, adds, "Above all else he was an entertainer." The punk rock icon landed the role of Pistols' frontman after impressing McLaren with a mimed version of an Alice Cooper's song.
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Behind the Scenes of Ice Cube's 'I Rep That West' Music Video

April 09, 2010 08:10:50 GMT


In an effort to promote his new single "I Rep That West", Ice Cube has filmed the music video and dropped a behind-the-scene footage to give fans clue on what he has to offer in the upcoming clip. The video was filmed in Los Angeles and directed by Gabriel Hart.

"The concept of the video is just us being all over the West Coast," Cube said. One of the scenes was shot at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Hart also offered his commentary, saying they set up an 1864 small town "in the middle of nowhere" for the filming. Additionally, several ladies dressed in sexy outfit are seen brought into the set.
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New 'True Blood' Characters Introduced in New Pics


April 09, 2010 08:06:00 GMT


More than a dozen of "True Blood" images, taken from the third season, are brought forward. Not only giving previews to what happen to the major characters such as Sookie, Bill, Sam, Eric, Lafayette, Tara and Jessica, the stills also provide the first looks at the new characters.

Denis O'Hare's Russell Edgington aka King of Mississippi riding a horse is pictured separately from his gay lover, Theo Alexander's Talbot. King of Mississippi is to have a serious business with Queen Sophie-Ann. Meanwhile, Talbot has "acerbic sense of humor and loves to cook despite vampires' inherent lack of cooking talents."
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Debbie Reynolds Replaces Ivanka Trump for Agony Aunt Column


April 09, 2010 08:01:00 GMT


Outspoken Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds has replaced socialite Ivanka Trump as U.S. tabloid the Globe's weekly celebrity agony aunt. Her Dear Debbie column, which debuts in this week's issue, features the "Singin' in the Rain" star's advice on all manner of subjects and she's convinced she's the perfect person for the job.

She says, "I've lived through just about everything that can happen to anyone. I lost two children to miscarriage, lost my parents, went through three divorces and have a daughter, Carrie (Fisher), with bipolar disorder. I'm experienced at survival."
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Matthew Fox Lost His Virginity at 12, Calling It 'Terrible'

April 09, 2010 07:46:27 GMT


"Lost" hunk Matthew Fox lost his virginity by a river in his native Wyoming when he was 12. The actor admits the sex session with a 14 year old was "terrible" and "awkward" and nothing like the romantic notion he had in his head of what his first time would be like.

He tells Playboy magazine, "It wasn't her first time... It was in Dubois, Wyoming, where the population sign probably says, to this day, about 1,000. It happened literally on the ground by a river while a rodeo was going on in town. It was absolutely terrible and awkward - just two f**king kids lying down and pulling our pants down."
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New Pictures From 'Green Lantern' Production: Campus Set

April 09, 2010 07:31:34 GMT


Other records of "Green Lantern" shooting have been shared online. This time, Comic Book Movies has obtained photos from the production set at the University of New Orleans (UNO) Science Building, located on Founders Ave in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The pictures, which were taken during night filming, do not feature any of the actors. However, it is suggested that Peter Sarsgaard might shoot his part there since the location fits as [SPOILER ALERT!] the backdrop for his character Hector Hammond's introductory scene as well as a laboratory where a certain accident happens to him. Photos of "Green Lantern" campus set can be seen at Comic Book Movie.
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Jesse James to Spend April in Rehab

April 09, 2010 07:25:43 GMT


Sandra Bullock's disgraced husband Jesse James will be spending April in rehab, according to his publicist. It was reported that the reality TV star checked into rehab in Tucson, Arizona in March, but left the facility after only just a few days.

But his rep Hildie Katibah insists the stories about James' rehab stay are all wrong - and he signed up for a 31-day program on March 29 - and is still in counseling for an undisclosed issue. She adds, "He is therefore expected to be unavailable for the next 30 to 60 days."
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'Supernatural' 100th Episode Preview and Clips

April 09, 2010 07:15:54 GMT


"Supernatural" will reach its monumental 100th episode next week. To mark the occasion, The CW has been kind enough to share not only the preview but also three clips in advance.

Dean begins to think the only way to stop Lucifer is to say yes to Michael, but the angels decide they don't need him anymore. Dean, Sam and Castiel are horrified at the angels' new game plan and take on Zachariah to prevent an all out war on Earth. Meanwhile, a familiar face returns. According to EW's Michael Ausiello, the "familiar face" here is "someone you definitely thought was dead and gone forever."
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Jonas Brothers to Announce 2010 Tour This Month


April 09, 2010 07:14:47 GMT


After taking a hiatus for a while following the end of their first world tour in 2009, Jonas Brothers are going to hit the road again this year. Kevin Jonas and his brothers bandmates announced on the group's Twitter that they will reveal the dates at the end of April.

They tweeted, "Big tour announcement coming at the end of the month for all of you! We can't wait to tell you about it!" Later on, Nick Jonas and Joe Jonas wrote on their own pages, stating they are "so excited" about the forthcoming gig.
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Rihanna Tops Billboard Hot 100 for Four Weeks

April 09, 2010 07:11:52 GMT


Rihanna has scored a fourth week on top of the U.S. singles chart with her "Rude Boy". The R&B star's hit keeps B.o.B's "Nothin' On Me" in second place for a third week and Train's "Hey, Soul Sister" at three.

Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" and "Telephone" by Lady GaGa and Beyonce Knowles round out the new top five. And after debuting at the top of the album chart on Wednesday, April 7, Usher scores the Hot 100's highest new entry - "OMG" lands at 14.
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Jesse Spencer and Louise Griffiths Reportedly Split


April 09, 2010 07:02:32 GMT


"House M.D." star Jesse Spencer has ended his relationship with British singer Louise Griffiths, according to U.S. tabloid reports. The 31-year-old Australian actor stepped out with Griffiths at the 2008 Emmy Awards, mere months after his split from former fiancee and co-star,Jennifer Morrison.

But after a year-and-a-half together, the couple has called it quits, reports U.S. magazine Star. Spokespersons for Spencer and Griffiths had not responded to requests for comment as WENN went to press.
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Demi Moore Has Family Reunion at 'The Joneses' Los Angeles Premiere

April 09, 2010 06:43:55 GMT


Eight days before "The Joneses" hits limited U.S. theaters, the movie has had its red carpet event on Thursday, April 8. Coming to the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood, California to promote her film, lead actress Demi Moore also made use of the Los Angeles premiere to have a reunion with daughter Rumer Willis.

Moore also took her current husband Ashton Kutcher, who was sandwiched between the two ladies when photographed on the red carpet. Later, the 47-year-old, who donned a pink dress, posed alongside co-star and on-screen husband David Duchovny.
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Donald Faison Sued for Failing to Make Mortgage Payments

April 09, 2010 06:39:08 GMT


"Scrubs" star Donald Faison is facing a lawsuit over his California apartment amid allegations he's fallen behind on mortgage payments. The actor is being sued by bosses at Luther Burbank Savings, who claim he failed to make the November 2009 installment and now owes over $514,000.

Lawyers for the bank are seeking to gain a foreclosure judgment in the case. Faison purchased the Inglewood home in 2008 for $525,000, reports TMZ.com.
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Trey Songz Prepping Fourth Album and Reality Show, Manager Said

April 09, 2010 06:33:54 GMT


Trey Songz is currently working on the follow-up to his 2009 album "Ready". The singer's manager Kevin Liles told MTV that the new effort which is yet to be titled will be released later this year on September 14.

In addition to finishing a new album, Trey Songz also has a reality show with Young Jeezy with whom he is currently touring for Jay-Z's tour. "We've got 'The Blueprint 3' [Tour experience] from the eyes of Jeezy and Trey Songz coming out," Kevin shared. "The first show airs on BET on June 27, the night of the BET Awards. The show comes first, and then right after that, the BET Awards."
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M.I.A. Alleges Officials in Sri Lanka Launching a Sinister Campaign Against Her

April 09, 2010 06:21:55 GMT


Rapper M.I.A. has accused the Sri Lankan government of launching a sinister campaign to oversee her movements and "ban" her from returning to her native Britain. The "Paper Planes" hitmaker, whose family is of Sri Lankan origin, arrived back in her home country in March after 18 months living in Los Angeles, and claims she encountered numerous problems with her travel documents.

She is convinced officials in Sri Lanka deliberately sabotaged her plans to fly back to the U.K. by "pulling the strings" after she criticized the government and accused authorities in the country of "genocide" during the Asian nation's lengthy civil war. The rapper, real name Maya Arulpragasam, fears she is now on a list of international terror suspects and is adamant she has been spied on and that her email and Twitter accounts have been hacked into.
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Mandy Moore to Guest Star on 'Grey's Anatomy'


April 09, 2010 06:15:58 GMT


"Grey's Anatomy" is recruiting another young actress to appear in one of the episodes. After it was announced that Demi Lovato will take a guest-starring episode, it is revealed that Mandy Moore will also stop by the medical drama for a stint that will air in May.

Similar to Lovato, Moore will play a patient at Seattle Grace. While Lovato's schizophrenic character falls under the care of Justin Chambers' Alex and Jessica Capshaw's Arizona, Moore's Mary will be treated by Chandra Wilson's Bailey.
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Kenny Chesney Puts Career Aside to Give More Time to New Love


April 09, 2010 06:14:42 GMT


Country superstar Kenny Chesney is taking a step back from music this year to focus on his love life, because he's convinced his busy work schedule has made him unlucky in love. The singer/songwriter was briefly wed to actress Renee Zellweger in 2005 and admits his heavy work load has made it difficult to commit.

In 2009, he announced he would take a brief hiatus and would only play a handful of 2010 summer dates to "pay the bills". And Chesney, who started dating Nashville, Tennessee nurse Amy Colley in 2008, is determined to make his new love last.
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Dave Annable Enjoys Tricking Mum With Sally Field Romance

April 09, 2010 06:03:41 GMT


Dave Annable was thrilled when a U.S. tabloid linked him to his TV mum %Sally because he used the story to convince his own mother the romance was real. The "Brothers & Sisters" co-stars, who have 33 years between them, hit headlines in 2007 amid false reports their working relationship had become a romantic one and Annable was elated.

He says, "This was the highlight of my life and the most famous that I will ever be. There was a rumor that came out in the National Enquirer that I was dating Sally Field and I thought it was the greatest thing that ever happened to me." And 30-year-old Annable then tricked his mum into believing he was really dating the 63-year-old actress.
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Christina Aguilera to Perform on 'Oprah Winfrey Show'


April 09, 2010 05:52:43 GMT


It was just announced that Christina Aguilera will perform on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" next month. Her performance will be taped on May 7 in New York City and host Oprah Winfrey is inviting the singer's devotees to attend the taping.

The upcoming performance is part of promotional effort for Christina's next studio installment "Bionic" which is due for June 8 U.S. release. She will likely sing her brand new single "Not Myself Tonight" which becomes the most added song at both Top 40 and Rhythm radio this week.
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Clive Owen and Daniel Bruhl Are 'Intruders'

April 09, 2010 04:56:45 GMT


Juan Carlos Fresnadillo have two actors lined up for his upcoming project "Intruders". According to The Hollywood Reporter, Clive Owen and Daniel Bruhl are on boards to star in the thriller that will be the helmer's first English-language movie since "28 Weeks Later...".

The film will tell the story of an 11-year-old girl forced to confront childhood demons. Owen will play the girl's father, while Bruhl's role has not been known yet. Additional casting is still underway for the movie which is set to start production in June in London, England and Madrid, Spain.
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First Picture of Christina Milian's Baby Revealed


April 09, 2010 04:52:38 GMT


Christina Milian has introduced her baby daughter Violet to the world with a photoshoot in a Us magazine. The singer gave birth to her first child with her producer husband The-Dream in February, after announcing the pregnancy in October 2009, just weeks after they secretly married in Las Vegas.

She has now shown off little Violet for the first time in a spread with America's Us Weekly magazine, opening up her home to the cameras to reveal the tot's newly-decorated nursery. Milian tells the publication, "She's got a lot of personality! She laughs a lot!"
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Pete Doherty's Reunion With The Libertines Not Leading Into Babyshambles' Split

April 09, 2010 04:40:59 GMT


British rockers Babyshambles have assured fans the band will not split now frontman Pete Doherty has rejoined The Libertines. The troubled rocker was kicked out of The Libertines in 2004 after his spiraling drug habit lead to a series of bust-ups with bandmate Carl Barat. The band split shortly after the singer's departure.

Doherty went on to form his own band, Babyshambles, while Barat launched Dirty Pretty Things, who went their separate ways in 2008. The Libertines recently announced a reunion, with gigs planned in Britain over the summer and the news sparked fears that Babyshambles would be no more.
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Confirmed, Justin Bieber to Do Skits on 'SNL'


April 09, 2010 04:39:37 GMT


Justin Bieber has just confirmed through his Twitter that he would be pulling double duty on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend. Not only performing to promote his latest album "My World 2.0", Bieber will also do a sketch, most likely with the appointed host this week, Tina Fey.

"Amazing day...at SNL rehearsing with the crew... Doing some skits..kinda wild that I'm here," Bieber wrote on Thursday, April 8 night. No idea yet what the 16-year-old singing sensation would do in the sketch but he had previously expressed an interest to do something funny with Chuck Norris.
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Fergie Admits She Used to Be a Cheater

April 09, 2010 04:32:37 GMT


Black Eyed Peas' star Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie wrecked many of her past relationships by "cheating" on her boyfriends. The singer is married to actor Josh Duhamel, and their relationship was rocked in 2009 when a stripper alleged she had sex with the "Transformers" star behind Fergie's back.

Duhamel denied the story and the couple went on to renew their wedding vows in January. Now Fergie admits she used be unfaithful to boyfriends when she was younger, but changed her attitude towards relationships after she grew up and met Duhamel.
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50 Cent Would Love to Sign Robert Pattinson to G-Unit


April 09, 2010 04:31:36 GMT


50 Cent opened up to MTV about his plan to add new faces to his label, G-Unit. Although he didn't mention who will become the new addition of the label, the rapper did say he would love to sign movie hunk Robert Pattinson.

"Robert Pattinson. He has a big enough following to be the frontline," the rap mogul said of the British heartthrob who sings and co-writes two songs in the first installment of "Twilight" movie series. He added, " 'Twilight' ain't no joke."
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Katherine Heigl Will Miss Her 'Grey's Anatomy' Family

April 09, 2010 04:27:27 GMT


Katherine Heigl is sad to be finally leaving "Grey's Anatomy" because her fellow cast members became like "family" during her six-year stint on the hit show. Heigl has been dogged by rumors of a departure from the show ever since she landed her movie break-out role in 2007's "Knocked Up".

After taking a three-month hiatus from the hit medical drama, Heigl finally announced in March that she will no longer be a part of the series because she wants to focus on being a mum to adopted daughter Naleigh. The 31-year-old is adamant she has not fallen out with her former colleagues - insisting she's desperate to meet Ellen Pompeo's baby daughter Stella Luna.
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Michael Caine Supports U.K. Prime Minister Candidate's Campaign

April 09, 2010 04:21:10 GMT


Veteran actor Michael Caine has turned to politics ahead of the upcoming U.K. Election - throwing his support behind a Conservative campaign to offer community work to teenagers. The "Alfie" star recently spoke out about the underprivileged youngsters he met while shooting his latest movie "Harry Brown" in London, insisting many young people need help finding focus in life.

Now he has teamed up with Conservative leader David Cameron, who is vying to become the next U.K. Prime Minister when the country goes to the polls in May, to back the party's scheme to introduce National Citizen Service. The program will give 16 year olds the chance to join two-month summer residential courses with outdoor activities and community work, and Caine joined Cameron at an event in London on Thursday, April 8 to officially back the campaign.
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Preview of 'Bones' 5.17: Scariest Place Ever

April 09, 2010 04:16:19 GMT


After the celebratory 100th episode, "Bones" returns with the episode that will give insight into Brennan's life as a teenager. The team's latest case takes Brennan back to her alma mater, Burtonsville High School, where she and Booth investigate the discovery of an unidentified skull and upper torso.

With Angela's help, they identify the victim as one of Brennan's classmates, and notice a possible connection to a second murder committed 15 years prior. Brennan and Booth go undercover as a married couple at her class reunion to interrogate a set of suspects, where even as an adult, Brennan is still predictably misunderstood and her only friend lies in a strangely dark and offbeat janitor. Meanwhile, Hodgins spills a lab secret.
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Tom Hanks, Keanu Reeves and More Gather in Shakespearean Classic


April 09, 2010 04:08:04 GMT


Tom Hanks, Keanu Reeves, Ewan McGregor and Julia Roberts have teamed up to form an all-star cast in Shakespearean classic "Much Ado About Nothing" for a one-off charity performance. The actors will read The Bard's famous play at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica, California on Monday night, April 12, along with Martin Sheen and Helen Hunt, with music from veteran rocker Jackson Browne, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The show is part of a benefit gala, called the 20th Annual Simply Shakespeare Celebrity Reading, which will raise money for the Shakespeare Center Los Angeles, an organization which creates literary programs to help impoverished young people in the city.
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Zoe Saldana's 'The Losers' Teases Through New Video and Stills

April 09, 2010 03:59:55 GMT


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A new sneak peek video for "The Losers" has been made available for viewing pleasure via Trailer Park Movies. Called "sizzle reel", the video is actually similar to the extended clip screened during 2010 WonderCon in San Fransisco.

The video is opened with a full-length clip in which Zoe Saldana and Jeffrey Dean Morgan seduce each other before they end up fighting. Later, it shows random scenes from the movie, featuring a lot of action sequence like those seen in the trailer.
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Shontelle Talks About Possible Duet With David Archuleta


April 09, 2010 03:53:51 GMT


Shontelle might hook up with David Archuleta in a song one day. In an exclusive interview with AceShowbiz, the R&B singer admitted that she has a very good relationship with the runner-up of "American Idol" season 7.

The 24-year-old singer said, "David and I are good friends." She elaborated, "We have a lot of the same fans and they've been lobbying on Twitter for a SHONLETA duet as they call it. I guess everyone will have to wait and see."
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Rep Calls Jessica Szohr and Ed Westwick Break-Up Rumor 'Has No Merit'


April 09, 2010 03:49:31 GMT


A rep for "Gossip Girl" star Jessica Szohr has dismissed rumors her relationship with co-star Ed Westwick came to an end last week following a post-birthday fall out. The couple's romance has been under scrutiny in recent months, with long running rumors of problems between the pair.

And stories of a split surfaced again following Szohr's recent birthday celebrations in Los Angeles. The actress partied in L.A., while her boyfriend was back home in his native Britain, and subsequent reports suggested Westwick ended the romance in a phone call days later, amid rumors his lover had been flirting with other men at her birthday bash.
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Oprah Winfrey's New Original Series for OWN Unveiled

April 09, 2010 03:32:52 GMT


Oprah Winfrey officially announced her new venture which will take her to places around the globe. Called "Oprah's Next Chapter", the night show is Oprah's attempt to get out of the chair and present a "good TV that doesn't waste people's time."

"For years I've said to the producers, 'Just get me out of the chairs'," Oprah said in an interview with Wall Street Journal on a flight to North Carolina to interview Rielle Hunter. "The next chapter for me is releasing myself from the studio and being tethered to those chairs."
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Susan Sarandon Fuels Romance Rumors With Business Partner

April 09, 2010 03:25:00 GMT


Susan Sarandon has fueled rumors she's dating her ping-pong club business partner after stepping out with him at a film screening in New York. The actress ended her 23-year relationship with Tim Robbins in summer 2009, but waited until December 2009 to announce the news.

And shortly after the split surfaced, Sarandon was linked to 31-year-old Jonathan Bricklin, who co-owns New York table tennis bar Spin with the actress. A rep for the "Dead Man Walking" star dismissed the dating rumors, insisting the pair's relationship is "strictly a business one."
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Woody and the Gang Look Scared in New 'Toy Story 3' Poster

April 09, 2010 03:20:47 GMT


After introducing new "Toy Story 3" characters through a lot of character posters, Walt Disney Pictures has brought together some of the old and new faces in a one-sheet. Standing in front of other characters, Woody looks afraid while the likes of Buzz, Rex, Barbie and Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head show similar expressions behind him.

Previously, the studio has unveiled all the new characters in a poster. Featuring Lots-O'-Huggin' Bear, Buttercup, Twitch, Book Worm, Big Baby and many others, the image still includes familiar faces like Woody and Buzz.
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'Vampire Diaries' 1.18 Preview: Under Control


April 09, 2010 03:11:18 GMT


Someone is not "Under Control" in the next "The Vampire Diaries". At a Founder's Day event, Stefan displays a rare party attitude. While Stefan struggles to control his new situation, Elena and Jeremy are surprised by a visit from their uncle, John Gilbert.

Meanwhile, Damon's attempt to find out why Uncle John has returned to town takes an ugly turn. Alaric has an awkward talk with Elena about Isobel. An incident at the party causes trouble between Matt and Tyler, and the relationship between Matt and his mother, Kelly, reaches a new low. In the meantime, Elena's effort to comfort Jeremy falls short and he decides to take matters into his own hands.
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Rihanna: I'm Dating Matt Kemp


April 09, 2010 03:05:56 GMT


No more playing coys for Rihanna when it comes to her relationship with Los Angeles Dodger Matt Kemp. After several times denying the romance rumors between her and Matt, the "Umbrella" hitmaker has now come clean that they are currently dating.

"Umm, he's my boyfriend," the 22-year-old singer told Ryan Seacrest on his KISS FM show, hours after making her appearance on "American Idol". She further added that she just wants to have a happy time in her current relationship, keeping in mind that she used to have a painful experience when she dated ex-boyfriend Chris Brown.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Nicolas Cage Loses Three California Properties

April 09, 2010 03:03:47 GMT


Three of Nicolas Cage's California properties have allegedly been repossessed by a U.S. bank after they failed to sell at auction. The Hollywood actor is currently selling off his property empire in a bid to settle his ongoing financial problems, and his Bel Air mansion, as well as two homes in Malibu, California went under the hammer on Wednesday, April 7.

All three properties were put up for auction with a minimum bid of $10 million each, but they failed to attract any buyers and ownership of the houses has now been handed to Cage's bank, according to TMZ.
News > Music News

Erykah Badu Confronted Lots of Fear When Filming 'Window Seat'

April 09, 2010 03:00:50 GMT


Erykah Badu talked about what she felt when taking her clothes off for the filming of "Window Seat" music video. In an interview with MTV, the Grammy-winning singer shared she "had a chance to confront a lot of fears in that moment."

"It was real," she said. "We only had one take to do it. It was done in one minute and 22 seconds. We sped the music up really fast in order to give it the slow-motion feel. I was walking really fast. Like a brisk jog/walk. I was nude for about 15 seconds of that. It was a brave thing to do."
News > TV News

First Look: Simon Cowell and Co. Animated on 'The Simpsons'


April 09, 2010 02:50:31 GMT


The current line-up of "American Idol" judges turn yellow for a guest appearance on "The Simpsons". Randy Jackson, Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres and Simon Cowell are all animated for the May 23 finale of the FOX series.

In the episode aptly titled "Judge Me Tender", Springfield's beloved bartender Moe Syzslak will get a chance to offer some criticisms alongside the judges. "Idol" host Ryan Seacrest is also appearing in the episode in his clean white suit.
News > Movie News

'Sex and the City 2' Trailer Features Miley Cyrus and Penelope Cruz


April 09, 2010 02:32:32 GMT


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Warner Bros. Pictures has debuted the first full-length trailer for "Sex and the City 2". Making its way out via Yahoo! Movies, the video is narrated by Carrie Bradshaw Preston while the scenes keep showing what happens to the four female best friends two years after the end of the first film.

Escaping from their hectic daily activities, Carrie, Samantha Jones, Miranda Hobbes Brady, and Charlotte York Goldenblatt fly to Abu Dhabi for one-week trip. While following the pleasures enjoyed by the women, the video gives a quick look at cameo appearances by Penelope Cruz and Miley Cyrus.
News > Music News

Video Premiere: Cypress Hill's 'Armada Latina' Feat. Pitbull

April 09, 2010 02:25:55 GMT


Everyone is out dancing under the sun in a music video for Cypress Hill's new single "Armada Latina". B-Real, Sen Dog and Pitbull pack into Los Angeles' Mariachi Plaza, which is decorated with colorful balloons and small flags, along with a bunch of friends.

"Armada Latina" is included in Cypress Hill's April 20 release "Rise Up", which becomes the band's first studio album since their 2004 effort "Till Death Do Us Part". Beside featuring Pitbull, the song actually also has Marc Anthony as a featured guest but the Jennifer Lopez's husband doesn't appear in the accompanying video.
 
 
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